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Image result for colored candles fantasy artHighly spiritual believers hold that a candle flame can create a passageway that will enable prayers and petitions to be more easily received by such powers from which help is being sought. For these supporters of the faith, the deep meaning of candle color is what enables them to focus and meditate on their goals, objectives, problems and their ultimate solutions.

Fire or the Flame has always been regarded as something holy, magical and mysterious. In most societies, fire first belonged to the gods; the legend of Prometheus and the creation of humanity are but one example. Prometheus is credited with having stolen fire from the gods and given it to mortal mankind.Fire operates in all aspects of life. From volcanic fires to the fires of ordinary body heat to that all consuming fire of passion in the belly, from the solar fires to the fires of intellect, fire’s presence is felt nearly everywhere

The candle’s flame has always been a metaphor for the soul! It possesses a tranquil and almost hypnotic atmosphere
to those who allow its power to take them to a very special place.
A candle acts as a “self-object”. A self-object is an object that is a reflection of our self, a reflection upon which we can act. The candle reflects the spiritual and ethical changes we would like to bring about in ourselves. It burns as a reminder and symbol of our desires.Sometimes we have to hand our dreams over to a force more powerful than we are.

Lighting a candle for a particular purpose or intention symbolizes bringing light to our wishes or desires. You are invited to reflect on whatever is resonating within you at this the moment whether it be love, healing, peace, prosperity or gratitude and light a candle.

The burning of candles for spiritual purposes is a practice that dates back to ancient times. For as long as there have been candles, there were people who believed that a lit candle can connect the physical world with the spiritual realm. To these people, fire and flame are representations of the spark of creation. To light a candle is to illuminate the self.Individuals accepting these beliefs use the burning light of candles to unfold their divine potential. What follows is an examination of these beliefs and the meaning behind illuminated candles combined with prayer and meditation. This examination will of course include a look into the significance and meaning of candle colors.

Candles have been used in religion, for candle healing and for metaphysical purposes for about as long as fire has been around. It is a very powerful symbol for the activation of more fire and light in our lives – on both physical and subtle levels of body mind and spirit.

In Christianity, candles are commonly used in worship both for decoration and ambiance, and as symbols that represent the light of God. Candles have been used by people since the dawn of time for many different reasons. From the practical function of providing light, to the spiritual purpose of rituals and spell work, candles carry with them an innate beauty and mystery. They have the power to draw us into their flame, soothe us and open our eyes to the messages being sent our way.

For centuries candles of different colors have been burned to attract desired emotions, material wealth, or karma. Candles can be one of the most effective tools used for meditation, rituals and other ceremonies. The size of the candles you use is not important. It is the color and its meaning that matters!

Image result for colored candles fantasy artOnly fresh candles should be used. This avoids issues with candles that have picked up negative energies and vibrations interfering with the ritual or meditation and adversely affecting the outcome. Traditionally, candles should be lit with matches and should be snuffed out, not blown out.

There are many ways to utilize the power of Candle Therapy.

Following are some tips to keep in mind when lighting a candle for healing purposes:

  • The candles color must respond with the healing required as its vibration force is activated, released and amplified when it is lit. (Consult this page with some colors) The color emanates its vibration to enlighten the moment and facilitate focus.
  • The one you choose should be cleansed and anointed before using by rubbing with a light olive oil in an upwards direction towards the wick. This process is called “dressing the candle.” It strengthens the color so that its energies are more vibrant and activated which will make them far more effective for your purpose.
  • Once used for a specific purpose such as in healing, it should not be used for something else as this will set up conflicting vibrations.
  • A strong affirmation of intention must be performed when the flame is lit as well as when it is extinguished as if you are firmly setting and locking the healing energy in place.
  • Any candle will be effective. For longer, more sustained effects, church candles can be quite effective as they can burn for a long time. Do not leave a candle unattended and make sure you burn them in the right candle holders.
  • Do not use candles to interfere with the free will of another as the rebound effect can be very dramatic.
  • Putting out the candle should be the last thing after the healing has been done or the ritual has been performed. Visualize the area or person being healed surrounded by white light. Do not blow the candle out rather get yourself a snuffer or use wet fingers to put out the flame.Image result for candles layout

When working with candles, you can be as simplistic or as complicated as you would like to make it. Always charge your candle before lighting it.

Sit in a quiet place hold the candle in your hands at heart level and visualize the area in your life you want charged (changed). This will personalize your connections with the candle and allow the needed energy to come to you in a more direct way. Begin by using a positive affirmation(our candles come with one), then expand on it based on your specific situation.You get as much out of a candle (or anything) as you put into it. You must create your own reality through the use of your energy, emotions and visualizations. What you wish to create may come immediately or it may take some time. Experience shows that results are only realized at the appropriate time (the Universal time, not your own)! This allows us a great lesson.

Sacred Shapes  to Candle Therapy
The following shapes and colors have a Universal meaning, yet in almost every religion, culture and part of
the world,they have their own specific meaning to go along side these definitions.

These shapes are universally recognized and play a part of our subconscious mind in one way or another. Place candles
in these configurations with motivation and your true intention, in order to help you achieve your goals.
You can place candles in these shapes on the floor and meditate within them, as well.

Circle: An ancient and universal symbol of unity, wholeness, infinity, the goddess, and female power. Use for a romantic attachment or deep friendship and a sacred space. The circle symbolizes the sacred and spiritual including the “sacred” earth.
Diamond: Because of its perfect symmetry, the diamond vibrates toward harmony. This makes it an excellent shape for meditation gardens or those used for culinary purposes. As this shape also vibrates toward the solidity of Earth, it’s a good bet for magical gardens involving prosperity and abundance, and issues of the family, home, and hearth.
Hearts: generally, hearts represent love, but may also indicate a romantic disposition. True love, happiness, financial gain, lasting love, and love for others.
Octagon: Eight denotes the intermediary region between earth and heaven or, microcosm, between body and spirit; and the octagon is a symbol of the “best” part of psychic substance that is the vehicle of spiritual light. The octagon expresses the nearness to heaven of the psychic elements in question, and by being almost circular in form it expresses their all but spiritual nature.
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Oval: This voluptuous and feminine shape not only represents completeness, but is also a symbol of the infinite. It conjures up the idea of wisdom and the power of longevity and for all eternity.
Rectangle: The rectangle symbolizes the female form, Intelligence; Protector; Divine contemplation. The rectangle also symbolizes the equilibration of the fourfold forces.
Square: The square represents the physical world. Like the quartered circle, it points pagans to the four compass directions: north, east, south and west.
Star: are drawn by ambitious people and may suggest a desire for self-promotion. Little stars indicate optimism, while asymmetrical stars suggest excess energy. A sign of hope, love, joy and prosperity, protection against fires, good fortune, hope, love, fertility, energy and harmony
Triangle: Associated with the number three. Pointing upwards, it symbolizes fire, male power, good luck; pointing down, it symbolizes water, female sexuality, goddess, religions, take care.

Meditate and establish a psychic link between the candle and yourself. Be specific in what you ask for and don’t get greedy. Do not use candles to put negative energy onto others. Always be careful what you wish for, you might just get it.

Colored candles have a more meaningful significance than simply a decorative value. Their therapeutic and healing effects must never be underestimated. The various colors have a great influence upon our health, thoughts, and actions. The proper choice of color is of the utmost importance for one’s success (see list below) when burning candles and when combined with prayer and faith, lighting and burning colored candles can produce miracles.

The color of the candle and it’s vibration is activated, released and amplified when it is lit. As the candle burns, the color is released into the surrounding areas and affects those in this area. For instance lighting a candle in a healing room, during a healing, will enhance all the energies; both in the room as well as in the patient. You can also light a candle in remembrance of someone that passed on or to light their way to the next world.You can light a candle to power up any intention following the simple rules for their use. The color of the candle that you use, is determined by your intention or the kind of healing needed. For example lighting a white candle for love, light and gratitude in your life or lighting a green one for more abundance and prosperity in your life. Consult the list on which colored candles corresponds to different conditions and intentions given below.

Below you will find a list of individual candle colors and the meanings and uses associated with that color.

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Black: Used in rituals to induce a deep meditation state, to protect and/or to ward off negativity. Can be used to banish evil or negativity as in uncrossing rituals; attracts Saturn energy. Burning black with any other color is said to dissolves all negative energies. The burning of a black candle is serious business. This is done when one wants to neutralize negative energies. The color black offers protection from illness, evil and the negative energy cast upon you from outside forces. The black candle is also burned to harness the healing energy of the universe.

Blue: The primary spiritual color It’s used to obtain wisdom, harmony, inner light, or peace; confers truth and guidance. Other uses include healing, sleep, creativity, perception, calming wisdom, truth, loyalty, dreams, and the examination of emotions. Some say it represents the divine mother. Made from a primary spiritual color, blue candles are used in the examination of emotions (Saturn energy) and the attainment of calming wisdom and healing sleep. There are many shades of blue. Burning a dark blue candle promotes joy and laughter. Dark blue influences dreams and emotions. Royal blue signifies loyalty and fealty. Royal blue stirs the spiritual self and this color of candle is invoked by seekers of truth. Light blue is another very spiritual color. Light blue candles radiate Aquarian energy (calm waters) and are ideal for pursuing inspirational meditations. Those who light a blue candle are seeking truth, harmony and guidance while amplifying their creativity and perception.
Blue (Dark): Promotes laughter and joy as well as loyalty. Can be used to attract Jupiter energy, or whenever an influence needs to be increased. Confers wisdom and self-awareness. Can be calming and assist sleep. Also used to influence truth, dreams, emotions, and loyalty.
Blue (Light): Another very spiritual color: it is used to increase peace, tranquility, patience, and calmness. It radiates Aquarian energy and can be used in devotional or inspirational meditations; employ where a situation must be synthesized.
Blue (Royal): Mostly used to confer wisdom, protection, and good fortune. Increases spiritual awareness. Also increases communication, which can cause change. Can bring about a deep meditation state. Used in rituals that need increased Saturn energy.
Brown: This is an earthy, well-balanced color It is used for rituals of material increase. It is said to eliminate indecisiveness and improve powers of concentration, study, and/or telepathy. Said to increases financial success. Also represents the home. Some say those born under Capricorn will be more potent in their work using it. Brown is the color of our Earth. This color represents above all things balance and a firm connection to the land. The individual who supplicates in the presence of a burning brown candle is sending a message to the universe that they respect the dignity and solemnity of mother Earth (they are well-grounded), and that they acknowledge the delicate balance of all things living on this Earth. Brown candles are used in rituals to regain balance, seek refuge from chaos, eliminate indecisiveness, find lost items and develop meaningful friendships.
Gold: Fosters understanding and is said to bring about fast luck or money. Represents solar energy. It is used to heal all inner wounds, also to confer money smarts. Prosperity, wealth, money, attraction. Some also say it represents enlightenment, protection and the Divine Mother. The gold candle is burned by the votary to achieve enlightenment. This is because the color gold emblemizes light in its purest form. Gold is the very symbol of good fortune. It represents money, success, protection and victory over our troubles. The burning of a gold candle enhances communication with the universe as it attracts positive cosmic influences. Gold candles are recommended for use in rituals undertaken to gain personal power or fortune.
Green: Promotes prosperity, fertility, and success. Stimulates good luck, can increase money, harmony, and rejuvenation. Also represents Healing, health, and growth. Can be an important component in rituals involving Venus; attracts love, and social delights. Green is the color of success and abundance. This meaning can be traced back through the ages to when prosperity meant a bountiful harvest. Light a green candle when you want to mediate and reflect on nature, growth, healing and the good luck that makes finding employment or business success possible.
Green (Dark): Color of ambition, greed, and jealousy. Used to counteract these influences in a ritual. Also relates to personal goals.
Gray: Useful when pondering complex issues. Can neutralize negative influences without repercussions. Represents balance, encourages stability, helps develop psychic abilities. In magic, this color often sparks confusion; it also can negate or neutralize a negative influence. Gray is a neutral color. It is useful to the practitioner when meditating on complex issues. The gray candle has the power to offset negative influences without repercussions. The gray candle is used in the same manner that charcoal is used to flush poisons from the body.
Indigo: This is the color of inertia; stops situations or people; best used in rituals that require a deep meditation state. Also stimulates Saturnian energy.

Magenta: This is a combination of red and violet that oscillates on a high frequency. It’s used to energize rituals where immediate action and high levels of power or spiritual healing are required.
Orange: Used as a balancing element. Promotes mental agility, energy, success and stamina. It’s used to affect legal matters, success, action and promotion. Gives encouragement, adaptability and stimulation. Cleanses negative attitudes, situations and places. The great portrait artists of the Middle Ages understood well the power of orange. Orange is the color of sudden change. It confers upon those who dare to wear it, a form of super-power. Few people today (including royalty) possess the boldness required to put on orange garments. To this end, the act of burning an orange candle is an aggressive move. One would do so to effect instant and profound change. The lighting of orange candles is suitable for rituals occurring on the eve of weddings or important business meetings.
Peach: Promotes restoration and rejuvenation. Confers a softness and gentleness.
Pink: The color pink manifests love, devotion, friendship and faith. Putting a flame to a pink candle means that the devotee is interested in forming a partnership or is possibly seeking affection or perhaps emotional healing. The color of universal love, pink represents the purest form of love – unconditional and enduring. Pink candles are used in rituals to attract attention or achieve some other joyful purposefulness emotions from the heart and raises energies. This is the standard for all rituals that are used to draw love.
Pink (Dark): Represents friends and family, and healing in the family. Promotes romance, and friendship, brings hope. Can promote restful sleep.
Pink (Light): Represents devotion, love, tenderness and faith. Feminine energy.
Purple: Is used to obtain desires, power and success. Can stimulate idealism and psychic manifestations and help make contact with the spiritual world. Increases enthusiasm, desire and power. Is also powerful for healing, and spiritual development. Some attempt to use it for power over others. Students of esoteric believe that purple candles have the power to cancel out the negative effects of bad karma. Ancient wisdom holds that the color purple is associated with the third eye. Burning a purple candle can enhance psychic powers. The color has a meaning steeped in meditation, divination and hidden knowledge. Those who burn purple candles do so to expand upon what they already have. They may also wish to obtain spiritual protection, find recognition, or seek reconciliation with something that exists in the realm of the spirits.
Red: Represents physical pleasures. It can stimulate lust, courage, or strength against enemies. Can confer passion, love, and/or respect. Stimulates energy, health, fertility and will power. Draws Aries and Scorpio energy. Increases magnetism in rituals. Infers sex, vibrancy, and survival. The color red is firmly rooted in the physical world. The burning of red candles is said to put one in touch with the power of the flesh. Red represents temporal pleasures. It symbolizes passion and love as well as scorn and courage to stand up to one’s enemies. Red stimulates energy, vitality, fertility and personal power. Those who light a red candle are tapping into Scorpio energy. They seek love, respect, power magnetism and survival.
Rose: Rose is great for treating heart ailments, anxiety, depression. Good for people who suffer from nightmares. This graceful color increases admiration, love, friendship, fidelity, and calmness. Can also arouse emotions. It stimulates compassion for self and others, higher mystical powers and humor.
Silver: Encourages stability; helps develop psychic abilities; attracts the influence of the Mother Goddess. Also used to stimulate mental telepathy, clairvoyance, and intuition. Can be used for cancellations and neutrality. Stimulates psychometric, dreams, female power, and astral energies/projection.
Turquoise: Is a color that can be used for healing, prosperity, peace, growth, awareness, meditation, creativity, neutrality and cancellation. Often used to represent the Goddess.
White: This has the highest consciousness to protect, purify, and heal. Represents truth, unity, protection, peace, purification, happiness, and spirituality. Some say it can be used to replace any color candle in rituals. Used for concentration rituals and meditation work. Lunar energy.The white candle represents the highest level of consciousness. Burning a white candle in conjointment with a meditative state is to seek protection, healing and purification. White represents truth, unity, harmony, and wholeness of spirit. The user who burns a white candle is invoking lunar energy. Since all colors are derived from pure white light, a white candle can be used as replacement for any other candle in many rituals.

Yellow: Represents attraction, charm, confidence and persuasion. Used to stimulate mental clarity, knowledge and concentration. Also used in healing. Like gold, it can serve for magic and rituals involving solar energies and deities associated with the sun. Stimulates logic, aids in overcoming mental blocks and promoting the self.The color yellow exemplifies brainpower and intellect. He or she who lights a yellow candle is seeking to access the wisdom of the ages, and garner control over the full benefit of their own mental powers. Yellow embodies creativity, inspiration, concentration, logic, learning and action. The light of a yellow candle brings one closer to attaining the cheerfulness, endurance, stability and security they crave.

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Aromatherapy candles are a wonderful way to relax. An aromatherapy candle is more than just a scented candle; it can be used as a powerful relaxation tool. If your candle is made with 100% organic essential oil, then it is also a therapeutic tool that can provide healing benefits as well. Be aware though that a candle that is labeled as an aromatherapy candle, may contain synthetic oils. Always read the product description of any candle you purchase.

Essential oils carry the same healing properties that they did in plant form, so when they are included in an aromatherapy candle; they will give off the same energy. You can use aromatherapy candles during prayer, meditation, or when taking a quiet bath.

If you are sick or ill, you can use aromatherapy candles with other essential oils for maximum healing benefits. It is important to make sure that your aromatherapy candle is crafted out of pure oil and not a chemical counterpart.Double the aromatherapy effect by taking an aromatic healing bath, by adding 20-40 drops of essential oil to your bathwater and burning an aromatherapy candle at the same time. The candle will release the healing oil into the atmosphere while your skin absorbs the oil in the water.When taking an aromatic bath, be sure not to use soap. Soap will coat your skin with a waxy film that will prevent the absorption of the essential oils.If you know how to make your own candles, turn them into true aromatherapy candles by blending your own oils for healing, therapeutic, and spiritual benefits, then adding them to the liquid candle wax, as it is cooling. Don’t add essential oils to boiling hot liquids as they will lose their effectiveness.The fragrance of sandalwood, geranium, orange, tangerine, lemongrass, lemon, bergamot, frankincense, myrrh, and lavender oils is soothing and revitalizing. Mix and match the essential oils in your candle recipes and enjoy the results as you meditate in calming candlelight.Or try this nice, multipurpose blend to get you started: Lavender, Chamomile, Patchouli, and Marjoram.Create aromatherapy jar candles by having the candle wax set right in a glass candle holder. You can reuse these glass holders over and over each time you make new candles. Use unique and decorated glass jars to create aromatherapy candles you can give as gifts to friends and family.

When we use the fires of candles, we are participating in the ritual of fire that has existed throughout the ages. Therefore this healing practice should be seen as an ancient ceremony of creation.

Look upon the unlit candle as the unlit essence of life energy in the physical body that awaits a renewing touch of fire to help restore health to body and soul. When you light its flame, imagine you are creating light where there was no light before, bringing warmth and healing where it is needed. This imaging or visualization in itself is extremely healing however should you want to further the candle healing

Have a purpose: Your reason behind your intention is purpose. Having a purpose infers a more determined path.
Design your intent: This suggests a more carefully laid out and calculated plan of action. What, when, why where, how.
Improve your aim: By improving your aim, you add to your implications or target effort directed toward attaining your intention.
Gain your objective: Create a clear objective by aiming for something tangible and immediately attainable.
Reach your goal: The goal is the result of your intention, put into action and attaining it by thought out effort and un-waiving focus.
You have now created your sacred space. Bring to it what you want. Use it for what it is and allow it to remain sacred.

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Whether it be an altar, meditation space, area for healing work or just room for you to breath, can be a fun and exciting choice.

First, find a space to use on a regular basis for “your” space. Doing this, conditions your mind to become familiar and therefore feel relaxed once you are in the space, as it allows you to ascend. In time, just sitting in your space will immediately relax you.
Your space can be a small area in your home where you can sit with your eyes closed for at least a few minutes each day. Choose a clean, quiet place away from all distractions where you can sit on a chair or on the floor. If you use a chair, choose one that allows you to keep your back as straight as possible. If you sit on the floor, you may want to lean your back against something so that you can keep it straight.

Whatever area you choose to use, you first want to cleanse/clear that space.
Space clearing can be done on a physical level by de-cluttering your surroundings. It can also be done on a metaphysical level with such tools as herbs, salts, crystals, incense, oils and yes, intention.Image result for Candle healingCandles  are a safe and effective way to clear and cleanse any space of negative energy. Candles are self-objects, an object that is a reflection of our self. Energy in itself is the vital source, which radiates from everything and everyone around us. When we are ill, emotionally upset, angered or imbalanced, our moods and of course, our energy is altered. Coming in contact with energy that is negative can often be sensed, even felt. The result is often a feeling of uneasiness, confusion or an opposed feeling to our current state of mind. Cleansing your space with a candle is a way to use both fire and scent to clear a room.Cleansing a room with your candle can be done by first stating your intention. Why are you cleansing this space?
Adding herbs or essential oils to clearing can give an added bonus to cleansing. Herbs such as lavender, sandalwood, tea tree, thyme, and rosemary are all good compliments. When using herbs, massage some essential oil on the candle, then rub the herbs on the candle. Light your candle and you can either walk around your space with it, clearing out the corners or place the candle in a holder and allow it to slowly penetrate the room.For a few days just sit quietly in your space for five to ten minutes. This will help establish your energy.

Before you sit, consider using the following “tools” to help increase your intention for the space.

Image result for colored candles fantasy artYou may light a candle or some incense, if you like. Eventually, lighting the candle or incense will signal your brain that it’s time for “sacred time”.
Place in your space only items you absolutely love unconditionally. Do not place it there just because you think it belongs there.
These “tools” should be items that empower you, give you strength, energy and allow you to feel good.
Add your most special crystals into your space. You can create a border with them or design an area or “cluster” just for them.
Remember, this is a living, breathing space, so any items that served you this day, may not serve you tomorrow.
So feel free to bring into your space different items (or tools) that work for you that day.
Now, sprinkle with intention. Intention is a tool that can be used to bring about change. With clear intent, we formulate a greater deliberateness in order to achieve the end result.

Candles have been used for centuries in all manners of rituals.  They can enhance meditation and spiritual practices, cleanse negative energies and promote healing on all levels: mental, emotional, physical and spiritual.Candles are used in many popular healing therapies including color therapy, aromatherapy, and as a meditation aid.  The right candle enhances the atmosphere, promoting clarity of thought and enhancing relaxation and focus.

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This healing technique can be used on its own or with any other holistic system.In candle healing layouts the flame of the candle represents the source of our creation, your inner light.

  • It speaks to us of the soul spark that is above and below, within and without, that which links us all together originating from the same source of thought consciousness.
  • You can give power and magical qualities to the flame, but the energies come from your consciousness.
  • Candle drippings viewed after a ceremony or meditation, will take shape and form and have meaning for you. They too are created out of the magic of your thoughts.
  • The power of the flame is neither male nor female but all and everything.
  • Candles and sacred flames are part of the myth and mystery of humanity’s experience in the physical, always a reminder of our connection to source.
Triangle Layout

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The Triangle is an amplifier, it increases the power of healing force of whatever colour you are using.

Square Layout

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The Square stabilizes the entire physiological systemof an individual, calming,settling, grounding and focusing the basic life force of the colour being used.

Cross Layout
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Pentagram Layout

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The Pentagram strengthens.

Six-rayed Star Layout

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The Six-rayed Star links the mind and heart for overall healing.

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The Seven-rayed Star is the most healing of the layouts and is especially good for children. It balances and aligns the Chakras so that the healing colour can do its work most effectively.

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Aries (March 21 April 20) Ruling planet – Mars.
In candle healing layouts, shades of red, usually the darker shades of scarlet or crimson works well for general healing with Aries. Magically the planet Mars is the purifier and destroyer who sweeps aside the stagnant, the unwanted and the redundant so progress can be made. Red also represents the creative principle and the unconscious urge for the human species to reproduce itself, for life and death are two aspects of the same energy.

Taurus (April 21 – May 21) Ruling planet – Venus.
Green, ranging from the palest apple green to the dark olive of the earth forces. Green represents the spiritual desire to unite the opposites and to balance the dual forces of male and female. This union was known to the medieval alchemists as “the sacred marriage” and is symbolized in magic and Wicca by the ritual metaphor of the sword in the chalice.

Gemini (May 22 June 21) Ruling planet – Mercury.
Yellow is the color of this Zodiac sign representing communication and the power of the mind. In occult tradition Gemini is a symbol of the dualism.

Cancer (June 22 – July 22) Ruling planet – the moon.
Metallic blue and silver are the colors of the lunar sphere. It is the realm of the unconscious, the hidden side of the personality and psychic forces.

Leo (July 23 – August 23) Ruling planet – the sun.
Its colors are gold and orange. The sun represents the life force and is the visible symbol of the Cosmic Creator in the solar system.

Virgo (August 24 – September 23) Ruling planet – Mercury.
When using candle healing layouts a reddish-yellow is the color associated with the analytical abilities of the mind in the quest for scientific knowledge & can be used for general healing with Virgos.

Libra (September 24 – October 23) Ruling planet – Venus.
Libra’s colors are sky blue and rose pink and work very well for general healing when used in candle healing layouts. It symbolizes the heights attainable by romantic and spiritual love.

Scorpio (October 24 – November 22) Ruling planet – Pluto.
Dark red or silvery gray. The energy of the Plutonian sphere is connected with Mars and represents death and regeneration. Pluto rules over the underworld, the spirits of the departed and nuclear power.

Sagittarius (November 23 – December 21) Ruling planet – Jupiter.
Purple and royal blue are the colors of this Zodiac sign. It is an expansive planetary energy connected with the world of finance and social matters.

Capricorn (December 22 January 20) Ruling planet – Saturn.
Black is the primary color of the saturnine energy. It rules karma, fate and destiny, the law, old age and property matters.

Aquarius (January 21 – February 19) Ruling planet – Uranus.
The color of this astrological sign combines all the shades of the spectrum in a flashing rainbow pattern. This planetary energy is a higher octave of Saturn and rules over magic (forces, astrology and modern technology like television, video and computers).

Pisces (February 20 – March 20) Ruling planet – Neptune.
Indigo is the color of Pisces, which is connected with the planetary energy of Jupiter. Neptune rules over inspiration, matters connected with the sea, pleasure, and entertainment, especially the movie industry.

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Any time you light a candle, always state your true intention and end with a positive affirmation.
Burn a candle based on the color  you need.
Use the seven colors of the Chakra and light these small candles to release the color into the room.The rainbow colors have an amazing healing power when lit all together.
Burn a candle for meditation. Sit in front of the candle and concentrate on the light.
Burn a candle that is made from herbs and essential oils. The power of herbs and scent are blended with the power of light to manifest a positive action.
Burn a candle to bring about clear change and affirmative thought. Consider our Empowerment Kits to transform your intentions into reality.
Place them on a table or alter to burn or place them on the floor or in your meditation space and sit inside the configuration.
Zodiac candles can be burned. You can use the appropriate attributes of the chosen zodiac sign to represent a person or yourself.
Mandala candles are intention-specific candles designed for your sacred candle therapy.
Candles can create any mood based on color and good intention. Utilize the power of light and wax!
A candle can be lit for a season ritual. Consider celebrating the start of each new transition,
such as winter, spring, summer and fall, the new or full moon or even your birthday.
Use a candle to help clear negative energy from your home, office or your surroundings.

Candle Safety Tips

1. Please observe the following safety tips whenever you use candles.
2. Always keep a burning candle within sight.
3. Never burn a candle on or near anything that can catch fire.
4. Keep burning candles out of the reach of children and pets.
5. Always extinguish all candles before leaving the house.
6. Always read and follow the manufacturer’s instructions carefully.
7. Trim wicks to 1/4 inch prior to each use unless the instructions tell you to do otherwise. This helps regulate the flame height and can reduce smoking.
8. Always use an appropriate candleholder place on a stable, heat-resistant surface.
9. Keep burning candles away from drafts. This can alter the candles performance, burn time and keeps the wax burning evenly.
10. Extinguish the flame if it comes too close to the holder or container, typically when 1 – 2 inches of wax remains for most candles
and 1/2 inch for container or jar candles.