The Myth of the Moon Gazing Hare reflects ancient beliefs. Pagans believed that seeing a moon gazing hare would bring growth, re-birth, and abundance, new beginnings and good fortune.
- In pre-Christian times the Hare was considered a sacred animal, entwined with the earth or white Goddess who was the provider of all things.
- Queen Boudicca is said to have prayed to a hare Goddess before going into battle with the Romans. the Saxons who colonised Britain worshipped a Hare goddess.