Candle Magic 101: Tips for Candle Magick
Candle magic is an ancient art and it is the most widely used magic practiced today. The candle itself is a very powerful magical tool it contains all the basic elements earth, wind, fire and water, earth is represented in the wax, water the melted wax, the flame fire and the air is the smoke.
Tips for Candle Magick
❤ It's always a good idea to clean candles, this will strengthen their power.
❤ Candles prefer not to be blown out, but to be put out using a toll or wet fingertips, blowing out the candle may insult the element.
❤ It is best to use a different candle for each magical purpose, if you are using a red candle for love and a white one for healing, keep them separate.
❤ A white candle is symbolic of purity and can be used in place of any other color.
❤ Any candle can be used in your magic, but beeswax candles are more powerful.
❤ Engraving a candle is a good way to bring about your wish and by adding a letter of the magical alphabet you will bring mystery and connection to the ancient art of Wicca. A simple example could be to engrave a heart for love and a dollar sign for wealth in your ritual.
❤ If a candle goes out whilst you are practicing doing magic, this is a sign, a message.
❤ On your birthday when blowing out the candles you perform an act of candle magic. No one really knows where the idea of placing candles on a birthday cake came from, the main possibility is from the ancient Greeks who would bake round cakes in honor of their Moon goddess Artemis, it is said that the Greeks placed candles around the cake to resemble a glowing Moon.
❤ Using your own homemade candles will greatly increase their power, candles are very easy to make, you only need to heat wax, add the wick and leave it to cool down then place it into a fire-safe bowl to burn the rest of the way down.
❤ Looking into the flame of a candle is the perfect way to regain or strengthen focus.
❤ A simple candle ritual is to sit in a darkened room facing a mirror, place the candle in front of you and look at your reflection, let your eyes relax and after a few moments your face will begin to change. Your reflection will reveal what you looked like in your past lives. This magic ritual can also be done with a friend. Both of you sit in a darkened room with a candle between you, and as you look at each other letting your eyes relax, you will see what your friend looked like in their past lives.
❤ Some simple yet powerful candle magic is to write your wish on a piece of paper and fold it in half, light one corner with the candle flame and hold the paper as long as you can before the flame reaches your fingers.
❤ To charge your candle you can rub essential oil into it, this will add power to your magic, any oil can be used it?s a personal preference.
❤ Each of the twelve astrological star signs has a specific color, you may wish to burn the candle for your star sign to empower yourself and enhance your strengths, or you may like to burn a colored candle associated with another zodiac sign to empower yourself with the strengths of that sign. You may decide to use the strength, determination and wisdom of Scorpio the scorpion before an important business meeting.
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