How to bless a candle:
Sit in your sacred space. Surround and protect yourself with the magical white light of the universe. Holding your unlit candle, begin to feel the enerygy held within. Will the magical energy into your being where it is most needed. It is now time to light your candle and recite the candle's blessing. Be open and receptive to the guidance you recieve.
Sample Candle Blessing
BLACK is the appropriate color for candles used
in uncrossing rituals and spells designed to banish negativity or conjure
spirits of the dead. Black is the traditional color used in necromantic
As a visualization color, black is generally
not considered one that possesses any significant healing properties.
It is a color sacred to the Pagan deities Anu,
Anubis, Ereshkigal, Exu, Freya, Hades, Hecate, Hera, Kali, Morrigan, Nyx,
Odin, Osiris, Pershephone, Set, Thanatos, Thunor, the Triple Goddess in
her Crone aspect, and all deites who rule the Underwould and all things
BLUE is the approptiate color for candles used
in the following types of magick: astral projection, spells and rituals
that involve honor, loyalty, peace, tranquillity, truth, and wisdom. Burn
blue candles for protection during sleep (especially against nightmares,
incubus or succubus demons, and psychic attack). They can also assist in
inducing dreams of a prophetic nature when anointed with oil containing
powdered mugwort, and burned prior to bedtime.
As a healing visualization color, blue
soothes and relaxes. It is excellent for treating such ailments as burns,
diarrhea, feve, headaches, high blood pressure, insomnia, menstrual pain,
rheumatism, skin rashes, sore throat, sunburn, ulcers, and minor wounds.
An aura that appears blue or blue combined
with green indicates good health and/or the oercoming of personal karmic
patterns from previous incarnations.
BROWN is the appropriate color for candles used
in spells to find misplaced objects and improve the powers of concentration
and telepathy. Spells involving persons born under the astrological sign
of Capricorn will be more potent if brown candles are used.
These are also the candle colors traditionally
used by many modern Witches in spells and rituals designed for protection
of familiars and household pets.
Brown is a color sacred to the Pagan deities
Ceres, Daghda, Frija, Hera (Dark Brown), Ninhursag (Dark Brown), Parvati,
GOLD is the appropriate color for candles used
in the following types of magick: spells that attract the power of cosmic
influences and reituals performed in honor of solar deities.
Is is a color scared to the Pagan deities Amaterasu,
Apollo, Balder, Dazhbog, Lugh, Ra, and Zeus.
An aura that appears as light gold-colored indicates
a spiritual and highle evolved soul that has lived many lifetimes and is
now in its final incarnation on this plane of existence.
GRAY is the appropriate color for candles in spells
to neutralize negative influences.
As a visualization color, gray is generally not
used as it posesses no significant healing properties.
It is perhaps the least favorable color to be
seen in an aura reading for gray auras usually emanate from persons who
are in the final stages of a terminal illness or those who are destined
to soon die by accident, suicide, or at the hands of another.
GREEN is the appropriate color for candles used
in the following types of magick: spells involving fertility, success,
good luck, prosperity, money matters, rejuvenation and ambition, rituals
to counteract geed and jealousy, and spells involving persons born under
the astrological sign of Taurus.
As a healing visualization color, geen is excellent
for treating boils, cancers, colds, headaches, high blood pressure, kidney
ailments, nervousness, and ulcers.
It is a color sacred to the Pagan deities Amon,
Anaitis, Arrianrhod, Asherali, Astarte, Attis, Ball, Ceara, Centeoetle,
Cernunnos (dark green), Cerridwen, Cybele, Daghda, Demeter, Dew, Dionysus,
Eostre, Esmeralda, Faunus, Frey, Ishtar, Isis, Kuan Yin, Lupercus, Muy,
Mylitta, Pan, Pomona, Sylvanus (dark green), Tane, Tlazolteotl, the Tripe
Goddes in Her Mother aspect and Yarilo.
When the color green or green combined with blue
is observed in a perosn's aura, it is said to be an indication of good
health and the overcoming of perosnal karmic patterns from past lives.
ORANGE is the appropriate color for candles used
in spells to stimulate energy.
As a healing visualization color, orange is stimulating
and energizing. It possesses a number of the same properties as the color
red and is ideal for treating such ailments as arthritis, asthma, bronchitis,
constipation, coughs, depression, epilepsy and exhaustion.
It is a color scared to the Pagan deities Dazhbog
(orange-red), Demeter, Pele, and Saturn.
An aura that appears orange-colored indicates
the presence of confusion as well as a constantly changing nature.
PINK is the appropriate color for candles used
in love spells and rituals involving friendship and youthful feminity.
As a healing visualization color, pink (specifically
rose) protects, rejuvenates, and brings hope, restful sleep, and pleasant
dreams. Rose is excellent for treating ailments of th eheart, anxiety,
constipation, depression, hearing loss and kidney problems. Is is also
good for those who suffer from nightmares and sleep disorders.
It is a color sacred to the Pagan deities Aphrodite,
Benten and Venus.
PURPLE is the appropriate color for candles used
in the following types of magick: psychic manifestations, healings, and
spells involving power, success, indepndence, and household protection.
It is a color sacred to the Pagan deities Athena,
Bacchus, Dionysus, Odin, Thoth, and Woden.
As a healing visualization color, the lighter
shades of purple (violet in particular) are highly spiritual and inspirational.
They aid in meditation, psychic development and creativity, and are excellent
for treating such ailments as allergies, asthma, baldness, blood clots,
colds, gout, mental disorders, sinus problems, sleep disorders, stress-related
diseases and tumors.
When the color purple is presnet in an aura,
it indicates that a meterial and/or spiritual healing is taking place.
If a person's aura is a light shade of purple or lavender, it indicates
that he or she possesses the natural abiblity to heal others. (This ability
may or may not be known to the person at the time of the aura reading.)
RED is the appropriate colors for candles used
in the following types of magick: fertility rites, aphrodisiacs, and spells
involving sexual passion, love, health, physical strength, revenge, anger,
willpower, courage and magnetism. Spells involving personas born under
the astrological sign of Aries or Scorpio will be more potent if red candles
As a healing visualization color, red symbolizes
energy and life. It is a fiery, invigorating color wihich is recommended
for treating such ailments anemia, cancer, exhaustion, frostbite, leukemia,
liver infections, neuralgia and paralysis.
This a color sacred to the Pagan deities Angi,
Aodh, Aphrodite, Astarte, Cearas, Chernobog, Chu-Jung, Durga, Eros, Freya,
Hestia, Inanna, Ishtar, Kupla, Loki, Morrigan (scarlet) Nemesis, Odin,
Pele, Selhment (crimson), Vesta and Wodem.
A completely red aura is believed to indicate
an individual's deteriorating health or the presence of disease. The brighter
the shade of red appears in an aura, the greater likelihood of serious
SILVER is the appropriate color for candles used
in spells and rituals to remove negativity, encourage stability and attract
the influence of the Goddess. Lunar spellwork involving persons born under
the astrological sign of Gemini or Cancer also call for silver candles.
The color silver is sacred to the Pagan deities
Artemis, Asherali, Diana, Fortuna, Hecate, Luna, Selene, Svarog and Thorth.
WHITE is the appropriate color for candles used in the following types
of magick: consecration rituals, meditation work, divinations, exorcisms
and spells dealing with all forms of healing, clairvoyance, truth, peace,
spiritual strength, and lunar energy.
As a healing visualization color, white symbolizes innocence, purity,
peace. It is an excellent color to use for astral travel, crystal gazing,
inner peace, meditation and summoning spirit guides. The color white helps
to prevent stroke, increases breast milk in nursing women and is ideal
for treating suck ailments as broken bones, calcium deficency and pain
caused by problems of the teeth.
It is a color sacred to the Pagan deites Anu, Apollo, Arrianrhod, Artemis,
Asherali, Astraea, Athena, Bast, Brigit, Chloris, Diana, Epona, Exu,
Flora, Frigga, Janus, Khons, Kilya, Lucina, Luna, Maat, Min, Parvati, Ptah,
Rhiannon, Selene, Sin and the Triple Goddess in her aspect of the Maiden
A white aura, like a gold-colored one, indicated a spiritual and highly
evolved soul that has lived many lifetimes and is now in its final incarnation
of this plane of existence.
YELLOW is the appropriate color for candles used
in spells that involve attraction, charm, confidence, and persuasion. Like
gold, it can also servce for magick and rituals involving solar energies,
and deiteis associated with the sun. Spells involving persons born under
the astrological sign of Gemini or Leo are more potent when yellow candles
As a healing visualization color, yellow is stimulating
and uplifting. It helps to dispel all types of fears and is an ideal color
to use for treating such ailments as constipation, diabetes, heartburn,
indigestion, menstrual cramps, and most skin conditions.
It is a color sacred to the Pagan deities Amaterasu,
Balder, Ceres, Dazhbog, Lugh and Shamash.
A yellow aura indicates freedom of self expression,
and affirmative answers to specific problems facing the person with the
aura. However, yellow combined with red indicates confusion and a constantly