THE BASICS OF CANDLE MAGIC
Starting out in candle magick can be intimidating, what with all the candle colors,types of candles,herbal and astrologial associations,and purposes of said spell components. So how do you get past all the hoopla? I’ve broken down all of these for you here. Please feel free to add this information to your Book of Shadows for fu…
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Candle Color Definitions
Abundance, growth, money, success, wealth, physical healing, health, marriage, fertility, employment, balance, Stimulates growth, healing, financial success, good luck, new job, good harvest, nature appreciation, love.
Intellect, wisdom and honor, action, inspiration and creativity, studying and intelligence, concentration, memory, logic, learning, attraction, confidence, Mental powers, intellect, inspiration, concentration, retention of memory, energy, cheerfulness, sunny disposition, changes, endurance, stability and security.
Yellow strengthens the imagination and concentration in a ritual. Is used in rituals in which the trust of a person is gained or in which one wants to convince someone.
Energy, vitality, and strength, health, passion, sex, love, protection, fire, fertility, fast action, strength, potency, lust, blood, Physical love and passion, courage, warmth, energy, attraction, magnetism, desire, action, physical strength, power, willpower.
Strengthens magnetism in a ritual, creates Ram and Scorpio energies.
The Balance of all colors: Spiritual enlightenment, cleansing, clairvoyance, healing, truth-seeking, purity, innocence, clarity and unity, Dawn, purification, peace, truth, protection, spirituality, General work, cleansing, repels negativity; use to bring peace, spiritual strength, truth, purity; heals emotions, and provides protection.
Note: White can be used in place of any other candle color and is suitable for any ritual.
Devotion, love, tenderness and faith, friendship, romance, honor, spiritual healing, caring, affection, forming partnerships, peace, emotional healing, Universal love, purest form of love, love that is unconditional, spiritual love without sex connotation, raises vibrations, sensitivity, healing.
Designed to attract attention and achieve a purpose in rituals. The color of femininity, Honor, Pleasantness – enhances joyful and lively conversation.
Enlightenment, protection, success, wealth, money, masculinity, playfulness, luck, divination, victory.
Enhances communication and attracts the power of cosmic influences; Useful in rituals which are designed to gain fortune or money
Mother consciousness, manifestation and selflessness, Spirituality, compassion, understanding, inspiration, make contact with Higher-Self, attract spiritual assistance, very calming.
Communication, truth, peace, calm, loosing weight, wisdom, understanding, protection, harmony, inspiration, truth, patience, health and happiness, luck, communication, loyalty, peaceful, cooling, contentment, healing, idealism, harmony, devotion, meditation,
Cleanses negative attitudes, situations and places, Happiness, business deals, attracting good things, success, career, goals, stimulation, attraction, power, luck, sudden changes, Warmth, energy building, enthusiasm, attracts success and prosperity, emotional healing, attracts friends, courage and ambition.
Earth, a balanced color. Rituals for material gain, eliminates indecisiveness, furthers powers of concentration, learning, telepathy. Expands financial success, finds lost items. Material prosperity, Home, friendships, balance, animal magic, earth magic, concentration and studying, wealth, success, intuition, psychic powers and ESP. Protecting pets, Said to help find lost items.
Use with white candle to neutralize effects of karma and ego. Ancient wisdom, the third eye, psychic powers, meditation, spirituality, success, confidence, hidden knowledge, protection, divination, All forms of expansion, expands what you already have, spiritual protection, power, wisdom, healing, recognition, enhances psychic ability, Recognition in work, contact with spirit world.
Compassion for self and others, higher mystical powers, humor, Love, romance, opening the heart, forgiveness, compassion, healing, joy, creativity, endurance, strength, stability and security.
restoration and rejuvenation
Strength, Success, Idealism, psychic revelation; Ideal for rituals which are designed to secure Ambition, Independence and financial success or to establish contact with the other, spiritual world; Enhances Neptune energy.
(beige): neutrality, balance and harmlessness
Burning black with any other color disolves negative energies! Protection, hex-breaking, reversing, banishing, destroying evil or negativity, binding, and repelling. Also used for healing very powerful illnesses.
Silver: (Light Grey)
Victory, Stability, Mmeditation, Developing
Psychic Ability, Removal of Negative Power, Repelling Destruction,
Cancellation, Neutrality, Stalemate.
Silver is primarily associated with female deities.
COLORS ASSOCIATED WITH THE ZODIAC:
Red, white, pink
Green, pink, red, yellow
Yellow, silver, green, red, blue
White, green, brown
Gold, orange, red, green
Grey, yellow, gold, black
Royal blue, light brown, black
Black, red, brown
Dark blue, purple, gold, red
Red, black, dark brown
Light blue, dark blue, green
Aquamarine, royal blue, white, green
“It Is Said” Candles, when combined with prayer and faith, can produce miracles.
And, as always, never leave candles burning unattended. Burn candles out of the reach of children and pets. If pet’s are inside it is very easy for a pets tail to catch on fire. Never burn a candle on or near anything that can catch on fire. Always burn candles on a protected, heat resistant surfaces