Candles and Their Colors
Candles, when combined with prayer and faith, can produce miracles. Color correspondences are a large part of ritual, magical and meditation work. They are allocated to the planets and days of the week, and are a fundamental ingredient in tarot, astrology, chakra meditation, and light-work with the elements and the universal energies. Whether you are using candles, crystals, or gemstones, selecting the correct colors can considerably enhance your efforts. Although it is perfectly possible to use white or black candles only, using a wider range of colors will enrich spells, rituals and meditations, and trigger a deeper and more instinctive subconscious response, which will enhance your understanding and open psychic doors.
Each of the following symbolic colors may have a different meaning in other contexts. (The colors will link to some of those articles.) This article focuses on the meaning of the candle colors to magic.
Candles are probably the most versatile and symbolic tool for magic. They are relatively inexpensive and come in a variety of colors to help with all your magical needs; all you have to do is pick the right combination of colors.
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.
A simple candle spell consists of nothing other than “dressing” the candle with the four elements and purging it of negativity; anointing it with appropriate oils, symbols, and/or spices that symbolize or enhance the need; and burning the candle while releasing energy. Simple rituals and spells come alive with candles, and choosing the right colors for your needs can be very important. Refer to the following list of colors to see what they symbolize.
Different colors vibrate to different electromagnetic energy frequencies, which correspond to the different types of light ray colors within which angelic energy shows up on Earth. So you can choose a candle of a certain color to focus on the type of help you’re asking for from angels, and to attract the energy of angels who specialize on that type of work. An archangel supervises the angels who work within each light ray color, so you can ask the appropriate archangel by name to help with the topic about which you’re praying or meditating. Lighting candles is a popular spiritual practice that symbolizes the powerful light of faith dispelling the darkness of despair. Since angels are beings of light who work within different colors of light rays when serving people, you may find it helpful to use candles of when you’re praying or meditating for help from angels.Candles have been a part of our culture for many many years. They have made it in our History books time and time again. Candles have been a part of religious beliefs for generations and in every part of the world for centuries. Candle burning is a form of therapy and brings us peace of mind. Candles are used in ceremonies, spell casting and in the spirit world as well. Candles were used as part of healing and continue to be even now.Candle burning is part of our day to day life and many of us don’t even realize how much. In our day to day life candles are lit at church, lit at funerals and always lit at the top of our birthday cakes that we blow out each and every year. Now how about those candles that are lit for the calming atmosphere at your favorite restaurant. You see candles play an important role to all of us and many of us didn’t even realize just how much either.
Candles are probably the most versatile and symbolic tool for magic. They are relatively inexpensive and come in a variety of colors to help with all your magickal needs; all you have to do is pick the right combination of colors.
A simple candle spell consists of nothing other than “dressing” the candle with the four elements and purging it of negativity; anointing it with appropriate oils, symbols, and/or spices that symbolize or enhance the need; and burning the candle while releasing energy. Simple rituals and spells come alive with candles, and choosing the right colors for your needs can be very important. Refer to the following list of colors to see what they symbolize.
These are the colors of the candles and gemstones to use in rituals and magic spells:
White candles – Destruction of negative energy, peace, truth and purity.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.White can be used in place of any other candle color and is suitable for any ritual.
White Candles are for cleansing, purity, and innocence. The Moon should be strong. For workings of black magic, white can be used to incite corruption, bring impotence, and to destroy the sex drive. White can also be used to create weakness, neurosis, and fear. The Moon rules white. Workings using white energy should be performed on a Monday and need the energy of the third eye. The white candle represents the highest level of consciousness. Burning a white candle in conj-ointment with a meditative state is to seek protection, healing and purification.
It symbolizes of purity and power. Amplifies the effects of any other candle color that is used with it.
Promoting cleansing and awakens hope. Can aid in initiate new energy movement in healing or in any avenues.
Purity, spiritual power, truth, spiritual enlightenment, cleansing, clairvoyance, healing, truth-seeking, innocence,
clarity, unity, dawn, purification, peace, truth, spirituality, general work, cleansing, repels negativity, spiritual
strength, heals emotions, and provides protection.
Note: White can be used in place of any other candle color and is suitable for any ritual.
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. The white light ray angels, led by Archangel Gabriel, answer payers about purity and growing closer to God.
White is color at its most complete and pure, the color of perfection. The color meaning of white is purity, innocence, wholeness and completion.White candles can be used for protection, purification, peace, meditation, healing, truth, spiritual strength and guidance, lunar magic, purity, happiness, masculine divine, virginity, innocence, feminine divine, relaxation, or as a substitute for any other color if it’s not available.The archangel in charge of the white light ray is Gabriel, the angel of revelation.The best day to light candle is Wednesday. Purity that cleanses your soul and helps you grow closer to God. White candles reflect all colors back.
White contains an equal balance of all the colors of the spectrum, representing both the positive and negative aspects of all colors. Its basic feature is equality, implying fairness and impartiality, neutrality and independence. It is interesting to note that babies come into the world with a perfect balance of white, ready to imprint their lives with all the colors of the spectrum (hopefully!) from all their life experiences.White is totally reflective, awakening openness, growth and creativity. You can’t hide behind it as it amplifies everything in its way.
The color white is cleanliness personified, the ultimate in purity!! This is why it is traditionally worn by western brides, and the reason why doctors wear white jackets.White is a color of protection and encouragement, offering a sense of peace and calm, comfort and hope, helping alleviate emotional upsets. It creates a sense of order and efficiency, a great help if you need to de clutter your life. White offers an inner cleansing and purifying of your thoughts, emotions and, ultimately, your spirit, refreshing and strengthening your entire energy system.White is also 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, White help repels negativity; use to bring peace, spiritual strength, truth, purity; heals emotions, and provides protection. White can be used in place of any other candle color and is suitable for any ritual, if you need to do a ritual and do not have the color candle needed a white candle will work as well if you either carve a symbol, or word or name of what you want the white color candle to represent.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.
Ivory-(beige): neutrality, balance and harmlessness, this is a good color just for meditation and/or prayer. A neutral, relaxing, and calming color, has some of the same pureness and softness of the color white, but with a warmer tone.Ivory represents quiet and pleasantness. The color ivory sets relaxed tone of understated elegance.Ivory is a soft neutral color that isn’t quite white and has some of the earthiness of light brown or beige. Ivory represents quiet, pleasantness with a touch of luster. Milk white, pearl, off-white and opaline are synonymous with ivory or represent various shades of the color ivory. As a neutral, ivory is a calming color. It carries some of the same pureness, softness and cleanliness of white but is slightly richer, a touch warmer.Ivory is a neutral color that appears soft and nice. It is something that is a combination of white and brown that exudes the feeling of being at peace, simple yet elegant and shiny, but very much still pleasant. Overall, it is a calming color that will leave people who are looking at it feeling very serene and composed. This color has the same softness and pureness of white, but this appears to be a bit warmer. The origin of the word meant elephant on the Ancient Egyptian that is why the term originally refers to the materials that come from the tusks of elephants.Ivory, a neutral, relaxing, and calming color, has some of the same pureness and softness of the color white, but with a warmer tone. Ivory represents quiet and pleasantness. The color ivory sets relaxed tone of understated elegance.
Purity and Oneness, Contains and reflects All colors, Peace, Purifying, Healing. Color White is all colors
Red or Deep red Candles– Passion, energy, love, lust, relationships, sex, vitality, courage. 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.
Red Candles are used for energy, vitality, inciting passion, arousing anger, pure lust and for physical gratification. Red is inflammatory and is used in spells for revenge, anger, courage, determination, and dealing with enemies. Red can be used for protection against psychic attack and for self-confidence.
Red incites accidents, fires, and injuries. It is used in spells to invoke power and intensity before workings of black magic. Red is physical and bestows energy, strength, dynamism, passionate love, physical desire, will power, and athletic ability (especially competitive).
When used in black magic, red as opposed to black brings on sudden attacks, accidents, bloodshed, violence, and hatred. Red can also be used to incite wars, anarchy, and cruelty. Mars rules red. Workings using the color red need the power of the root chakra and should be performed on Tuesdays when Mars is strongly placed and waxing. Brings in energy and power. An excellent stimulation for healing energies. This is a symbol of love and health and the attainment of ambitions.
Strengthens magnetism in a ritual, creates Ram and Scorpio energies. 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 and willpower.
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. The red light ray angels, led by Archangel Uriel, answer payers about how to make wise decisions.
Red candles can be used for protection, strength, health, passion, courage, lust, power, energy, vitality, love, magnetism, willpower, mother, masculine divine, and tackling difficult problems. The red angel prayer candle relates to the red angel light ray, which represents wise service. The archangel in charge of the red ray is Uriel, the angel of wisdom. Wisdom for making the best decisions (especially about how to serve God in the world).
Red– for sexual love. But it’s also about Energy, vitality, and strength, health, passion, sex, love, protection, fire, sexual fertility, fast action, strength, potency, lust, blood, Physical love and passion, courage, warmth, energy, attraction, magnetism, desire, action, physical strength, power, as well as willpower. Red also strengthens magnetism in a ritual, creates Ram and Scorpio energies when needed in ritual work. 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. This color is a warm and positive color associated with our most physical needs and our will to survive. It exudes a strong and powerful masculine energy. Red is energizing. It excites the emotions and motivates us to take action. It signifies a pioneering spirit and leadership qualities, promoting ambition and determination. It is also strong-willed and can give confidence to those who are shy or lacking in will power.It is the color of sexuality and can stimulate deeper and more intimate passions in us, such as love and sex on the positive side or revenge and anger on the negative. At its most positive it can create life with its sexual energy, or use its negative expression of anger and aggression to fuel war and destruction.The color red can stimulate the appetite, often being used in restaurants for this purpose. It also increases craving for food and other stimuli.
Stimulating: to the physical senses- the sexual and physical appetite. It stimulates the deeper passions within us, such as sex, love, courage, hatred or revenge. If you have a flagging sex life and would like to introduce more passion into it, introduce some red into the bedroom – the more red, the more passion, but don’t overdo it or it will have the opposite effect.
Exciting and Motivating: it excites our emotions and inspires us to take action.
Attention-getting: it demands you to take notice, alerting you to danger. This is why we have red traffic lights and stop signs – it is the universal color for danger.
Assertive and Aggressive: drivers of red cars should take note! A small survey I did a few years ago showed that drivers of red cars, including females, said they felt quite aggressive behind the wheel of their red car.
Love, Passion, Emotion, Courage, Sex, Lust, Strength, Power, Anger, Fire, Energy. Color Red is energy.
Light blue candles can be used for healing, patience, happiness, clearing of the mind, invoking calmness, and sending good dreams.
Blue represents both the sky and the sea, and is associated with open spaces, freedom, intuition, imagination, expansiveness, inspiration, and sensitivity. Blue also represents meanings of depth, trust, loyalty, sincerity, wisdom, confidence, stability, faith, heaven, and intelligence.
The color blue has positive affects on the mind and the body. As the color of the spirit, it invokes rest and can cause the body to produce chemicals that are calming and exude feelings of tranquility. Blue helps to slow human metabolism, is cooling in nature, and helps with balance and self-expression. Blue is also an appetite suppressant.
However not all blues are serene and sedate. Electric or brilliant blues become dynamic and dramatic, an engaging color that expresses exhilaration. Also, some shades of blue or the use of too much blue may come across as cold or uncaring, and can dampen spirits.
Blue – 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,spiritual, healing, memory. 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, Blue is considered to be the best healing color for rituals that involve healing. Blue Candles are good to use in spells pertaining to spirituality, meditation, summoning Demons, healing, sincerity, obtaining the truth, influencing fidelity and loyalty, bringing inner peace, and for knowledge and wisdom. Blue can also be used for establishing harmony in the home, for increasing occult power, and for spiritual protection. For workings of black magic, blue can be used for inciting depression, sadness, and hopelessness, lack of sympathy, coldness, and gloom. From a color psychology perspective, blue is reliable and responsible.This color exhibits an inner security and confidence.
Jupiter rules royal blue. Workings using blue energy should be done on a Monday or Thursday. Spells using blue need the power of the crown and and/or throat chakras. 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. It is the symbol of spiritual understanding. Awakens our innate abilities to perceive. Symbolizes life and it awakens within the consciousness of a greater faith in life’s processes. It is a powerful healing color for children. Peace, aids astral projection and psychic involvement. Is burned to bring in harmony and blessings into the home. 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 and meditation.
Blue candles can be used for peace, healing, tranquility, truth, sleep, prophetic dreams, friendship, physical protection, and hope.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.This is a color that seeks peace and tranquility above everything else, promoting both physical and mental relaxation. It reduces stress, creating a sense of calmness, relaxation and order – we certainly feel a sense of calm if we lie on our backs and look into a bright blue cloudless sky. It slows the metabolism. The paler the blue the more freedom we feel.
Dark blue candles can be used for change, psychic, and adding control and structure.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.
Indigo – Brow, third eye, psychic center. Helps to see aura. Psychic awareness. 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.This is the color of inertia; stops situations or people; best used in rituals that require a deep meditation state.The color meaning of indigo reflects great devotion, wisdom and justice along with fairness and impartiality. It is a defender of people’s rights to the end.Indigo stimulates right brain or creative activity and helps with spatial skills. It is a dramatic color relating to the world of the theater, which, during times of stress becomes the drama queen, making a mountain out of a molehill.
The color indigo is the color of intuition and perception and is helpful in opening the third eye. It promotes deep concentration during times of introspection and meditation, helping you achieve deeper levels of consciousness. It is a color which relates to the “New Age” – the ability to use the Higher Mind to see beyond the normal senses with great powers of perception. It relies on intuition rather than gut feeling.
Indigo is a deep midnight blue. It is a combination of deep blue and violet and holds the attributes of both these colors.Also stimulates Saturnian energy.Represents Color of inertia, stops situations or people, use in rituals that require a deep meditation state.Indigo: Color of inertia; stops situations or people; use in rituals that require a deep meditation state; or in rituals that demand Saturn energy.Indigo is Color of inertia; stops situations or people; use in rituals that require a deep meditation state; or in rituals that demand Saturn energy.
Blue and Deep Blue Candles– Meditation, Healing, Forgiveness, Inspiration, Fidelity, Happiness, and opening lines of Communication.
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. The blue light ray angels, led by Archangel Michael, answer payers about faith, courage, truth, empowerment, and protection from evil.The blue angel prayer candle relates to protection and power. The angel in charge of the blue ray is Michael, the archangel who leads all of God’s holy angels. Protection from evil and energy to empower you to live faithfully. Success, Material/Earthly Destiny, Patience, Communication, Clarity, Wisdom. Color Blue is calming.
Dark blue represents knowledge, power, integrity, and seriousness.A dark blue color gives a feeling of stability and conservatism. Just as “seeing red” alludes to the strong emotions invoked by the color red, “feeling blue” or getting “the blues” represents the extremes of the calm feelings associated with this color—sadness or depression and lack of strong emotion. Dark blue is sometimes seen as staid or stodgy.Blue is a favorite color of both men and women. While all shades of blue carry some of the same symbolism, certain attributes are stronger for dark blues. The deepest darkest blues also share some of the same color meanings as black. This selection of dark blue colors goes from the dark of navy blue to the lighter and brighter medium blue.
In Iran, blue is the color of mourning, while in the West the “something blue” bridal tradition represents love.
Green Candles– Money, Fertility,
Luck, Abundance, Health (not to be used when diagnosed with Cancer)Success. Green Candles are used in spells for beginnings, growth, abundance, fertility, healing, success, general good luck, harmony, and influencing generosity. In workings for health and healing, green is an anti-inflammatory.Green can also be used alone or with brown for communicating with nature spirits. Green is used in spells for love, marriage, and making love. Green influences affection, opposed to red, which is used for passionate love, lust, and sex. Green also influences renewal, fidelity, reconciliation, justice, balance, beauty, youth,friendships, attraction, harmony, financial gain, earnings increases, social functions, possessions, riches, indulgence, and pleasure.
This is the color of balance and harmony. From a color psychology perspective, it is the great balance of the heart and the emotions, creating equilibrium between the head and the heart.This is a color that has a strong sense of right or wrong, inviting good judgment. It sees both sides of the equation, weighs them up, and then usually takes the moral stand in making appropriate decisions. On the negative side, it can be judgmental and over-cautious.Green promotes a love of nature, and a love of family, friends, pets and the home. It is the color of the garden lover, the home lover and the good host.
From a meaning of colors perspective, green is also the color of growth, the color of spring, of renewal and rebirth. It renews and restores depleted energy. It is the sanctuary away from the stresses of modern living, restoring us back to a sense of well being. This is why there is so much of this relaxing color on the earth, and why we need to keep it that way. Green is an emotionally positive color, giving us the ability to love and nurture ourselves and others unconditionally. A natural peacemaker, it must avoid the tendency to become a martyr.
Green is good for beginnings and growth. This is the color of growth and movement. It also balances the energies of the mind and body. Assisting in
opening levels of the consciousness. It can stimulate greater youthfulness, abundance and fertility. Excellent healing vibrations. Works on all planes. Attracts money and financial success. 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 and love.
In workings of black magic, green is used for inciting jealousy, greed, suspicion, resentment, sickness, disease, and disharmony. Venus rules the color green. Workings using green energy should be performed during a waxing moon on a Friday when Venus is strongly placed. Spells using green need the power of the heart chakra.
Green represents health and healing, money, changes and renewal. 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.
This is a good color in rituals to gain money or a job. The green light ray angels, led by Archangel Raphael, answer payers about healing and prosperity. 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 candles can be used for money, fertility, growth, employment, beauty, healing, success, good luck, prosperity, rejuvenation, masculine divine, feminine divine, increase of ambition, and independence. Raphael is the archangel who leads the angels serving in the green ray, which represents healing and prosperity. Healing for your soul and body so that you can enjoy the best life possible.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.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.
Green (Dark): Color of ambition, greed, and jealousy. Used to counteract these influences in a ritual. Also relates to personal goals.
Fertility, Prosperity, Love, Growth, Luck, Healing, Purifying, Happiness. Color Green is balance
Yellow Candles – Realizing and manifesting thoughts, confidence, bringing plans into action, creativity, intelligence, mental clarity, clairvoyance.. 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 is the color of the flame of the candle with which we meditate. We can learn to see the fulfillment of our own desires. Works on the mental plane. Aids memory and concentration. Burned to achieve success in a special goal. 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.
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.
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 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. 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. Yellow Candles are used in workings for passing exams, and for increasing one’s intelligence and intellect. Yellow energy rules over the logical conscious side of the brain, computers, communication, audio, video, TV, electronics, books, literature and the will. Yellow is used to improve the mind, to deepen concentration, for mental (left-brained power), to enhance learning ability, and for speech, writing, and publishing. Yellow rules over media concerns, gossip, slander, interviews, brothers, sisters, neighbours, rumours, theft, and all areas of study and communication. Spiritually, yellow can be used for astral travel (along with blue and purple). Yellow is also used to overcome addictions, and to break habits. Yellow is good for friendship.
In workings of black magic, yellow is used to incite infidelity, cowardice, decay, disease, dying, insanity, and inconsistency in others.
Mercury rules over the color yellow. Workings using yellow energy need the power of the solar and throat chakras. Both of these chakras work as a pair. Yellow energy is best used on Wednesdays and Sundays. For anything pertaining to intellect and communication, do the working on a Wednesday. For workings using the force of will, these are best performed on a Sunday. The yellow light ray angels, led by Archangel Jophiel, answer payers about replacing what’s negative with what’s positive in life.
Yellow candles can be used for intellect, attraction, study, divination, charm, confidence, wisdom, visions, psychic and mental powers, new dwellings, getting needed attention, communication, and creativity. The yellow angel light ray represents wisdom for making good decisions, and the archangel who leads the yellow ray angels is Jophiel, the angel of beautiful thoughts. Positive energy that pushes negative energy out of your life so you can more clearly receive God’s wisdom.Yellow – well being, concentration, intuition. On a more complex level it means 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.
If you are a writer yellow is a good color for strengthening the imagination and in ritual increases the concentration in a ritual. A yellow candle can be used in rituals in which the trust of a person is be gained or in which one wants to convince someone of something. 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. Attraction, Charm, Confidence, Happiness, Joy, Abundance, Money, Health. Color Yellow is inner wisdom
Brown – 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. Brown Candles can be used for communicating with nature spirits and for grounding and centering one’s self.
Brown is used in spells for solidity, neutrality, and practicality. In workings of black magic, brown is used for inciting indecision, hesitancy, sadness, dullness, and uncertainty. For working with brown energy, the feet chakras are used. Energy should be absorbed from the earth through the feet chakras. Protecting pets, Said to help find lost items.
Brown candles can be used for healing animals, home issues, locating lost objects, and grounding, finding common sense, and averting crises.The color brown is a serious, down-to-earth color signifying stability, structure and support.Relating to the protection and support of the family unit, with a keen sense of duty and responsibility, brown takes its obligations seriously. It encourages a strong need for security and a sense of belonging, with family and friends being of utmost importance.In the meaning of colors, brown is the color of material security and the accumulation of material possessions.
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. This is a neutral candle. It is grounding and can awaken the greater discernment and certainty. An aid in financial crises. Attracts wealth and financial success. Used only on the material / earth plane.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 and said to help find lost items.
Brown candles are used in rituals to regain balance, seek refuge from chaos, eliminate indecisiveness, find lost items and develop meaningful friendships.This is an Earth color, a balanced color. Excellent for Rituals for material gain, eliminates indecisiveness, furthers powers of concentration when combined with Yellow, learning, telepathy. Expands financial success and Material prosperity when combined with Green, Home, friendships, balance, animal magic when working with your animal totem, earth magic, concentration and studying, wealth, success, intuition, psychic powers and ESP.The color brown relates to quality in everything – a comfortable home, the best food and drink and loyal companionship. It is a color of physical comfort, simplicity and quality. From a negative perspective it can also give the impression of cheapness and stinginess in certain circumstances.In color psychology, brown is honest, genuine and sincere. It relates to the hardworking, the industrious and reliable, with both feet planted firmly on the ground.It is sensual, sensitive and warm, engulfing one in a feeling of calmness and comfort.It is a practical and sensible color which implies common sense. It hides the dirt!The color brown is associated with wholesome, natural and organic produce and anything related to the great outdoors, agriculture and farming.Brown is a frugal color – it is not associated with frivolity, excess or waste in any form. While it is materialistic, it values quality above all else, and everything in moderation.Brown suppresses the emotions, creating a safe haven from the stresses of the outside world within which problems can be contemplated and solved.Brown is a color of structure, although by no means does it encourage perfectionism – rather it encourages orderliness and organization.The color brown gives reassurance. It is quietly confident but never the life of the party! Brown does not seek attention – it prefers to stay in the background, allowing other colors around it to shine..Protecting pets, and stability, When you burn a brown candle and pray to St. Anthony it is said to help find lost items.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. To Dispel Sorrow, Grounding, For Growing Plants and Gardens. Color Brown is the Earth
Pink candle : 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. Designed to attract attention and achieve a purpose in rituals. The color of femininity, Honor, Pleasantness – enhances joyful and lively conversation.
Love and affection on all planes. Promotes friendship and attracts love.
It is the symbol of love and success. It awakens a consciousness of clean living and honor. Stimulates purity of intention and it can awaken a vision of truth and success.
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 and healing.
The pink light ray angels, led by Archangel Chamuel, answer payers about peace and love in relationships with others. 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.This color represents compassion, nurturing and love. It relates to unconditional love and understanding, and the giving and receiving of nurturing.A combination of red and white, pink contains the need for action of red, helping it to achieve the potential for success and insight offered by white. It is the passion and power of red softened with the purity, openness and completeness of white. The deeper the pink, the more passion and energy it exhibits.Pink is feminine and romantic, affectionate and intimate, thoughtful and caring. It tones down the physical passion of red replacing it with a gentle loving energy.Pink is intuitive and insightful, showing tenderness and kindness with its empathy and sensitivity.Pink is a non-threatening color seeking appreciation, respect and admiration. It doesn’t like to be taken for granted and just loves to hear the words ‘thank you’.Pink can signify good health, being ‘in the pink’, and success as in ‘everything’s rosy’.The color pink represents the sweetness and innocence of the child in all of us. It is the color of uncomplicated emotions, inexperience and naivete. A constant and exclusive use of pink can often lead you to become immature, silly and girlish, abandoning your adult responsibilities.
Pink candles are used in rituals to attract attention or achieve some other joyful purpose. Pink candles can be used for love, friendships, honor, fidelity, femininity, self-love, and harmony. The archangel in charge of the pink ray is Chamuel, the angel of peaceful relationships.Peace and the power to build strong relationships with others.In color psychology, pink is a sign of hope. It is a positive color inspiring warm and comforting feelings, a sense that everything will be okay.
Pink calms and reassures our emotional energies, alleviating feelings of anger, aggression, resentment, abandonment and neglect. Studies have confirmed that exposure to large amounts of pink can have a calming effect on the nerves and create physical weakness in people. Violent and aggressive prisoners have been successfully calmed by placing them in a pink room for a specified amount of time. Exposure for too long can have the opposite effect.
The color pink puts people in touch with the nurturing side of themselves, through either the need to receive or the need to give, nurturing and TLC (tender loving care!). Be aware of this if you have a friend who constantly wears pink as it may indicate a need for acceptance, support and unconditional love!
Pink – for love of the heart. 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. The color pink is designed to attract attention and achieve a purpose in rituals.
It is the color of femininity, Honor, Pleasantness – enhances joyful and lively conversation. When having friends over or if friends drop by even un-expectedly burn pink and white candles for conversation and peacefulness. Represents emotions from the heart and raises energies. This is the standard for all rituals that are used to draw love. Represents Romantic Love, Affection, Friendship
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. Honor, Love, Romance, Compassion, Femininity, Friendship, Sexual Attraction. Color Pink is universal love or self-love.
Orange Candles– Joy, energy, education, strength attraction, stimulation. 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.The color orange radiates warmth and happiness, combining the physical energy and stimulation of red with the cheerfulness of yellow.Orange relates to ‘gut reaction’ or our gut instincts, as opposed to the physical reaction of red or the mental reaction of yellow.Orange offers emotional strength in difficult times. It helps us to bounce back from disappointments and despair, assisting in recovery from grief.The color psychology of orange is optimistic and uplifting, rejuvenating our spirit. In fact orange is so optimistic and uplifting that we should all find ways to use it in our everyday life, even if it is just an orange colored pen that we use.
Orange brings spontaneity and a positive outlook on life and is a great color to use during tough economic times, keeping us motivated and helping us to look on the bright side of life.
Orange Candles are used for creativity. Orange helps in spells for adaptability, sexual attraction, sexual stimulation, sex magic, enthusiasm, and energy. Orange helps with attraction, sudden changes, energy stimulation, gaining control, changing luck and inciting justice. The Sun rules orange. Workings using orange energy are best performed on a Sunday when the Sun is strongly placed. Spells using orange need the power of the sacral and/or solar chakras. For inciting lust and sexual attraction, use the sacral and root chakras.
Orange candles can be used for stimulation, energy, creativity, attraction, to stimulate energy, legal matters, success, new homes, increasing motivation, academic matters, and business matters. 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. This is the symbol of joy and creativity. Can be used with meditations to stimulate spiritual attainment. For happiness and courage. This vibration is highly magnetic and is believed to aid in any legal problems. 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.
Orange – for attraction. 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. This is good for a calling a spiritual deity. So those orange tea candles or lights you find on Halloween is good to do a quick calling and focusing on which deity you have in mind. Attraction, Encouragement, Stimulation, Quick manifestation, Fire, Courage. 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.With its enthusiasm for life, the color orange relates to adventure and risk-taking, inspiring physical confidence, competition and independence. Those inspired by orange are always on the go!In relation to the meaning of colors, orange is extroverted and uninhibited, often encouraging exhibitionism or, at the very least, showing-off!The color orange relates to social communication, stimulating two way conversations. A warm and inviting color, it is both physically and mentally stimulating, so it gets people thinking and talking.At the same time, orange is also stimulating to the appetite. If you love having people around the kitchen table, orange will keep them talking and eating for a long time. Many restaurants use pastel versions of orange, such as apricot or peach or deeper versions such as terracotta, for their décor as they are more subtle than red, yet still increase the appetite and promote conversation and social interaction, which in turn encourages patrons to have a good time and to eat and drink more.
Color Orange is change or zest.Orange is energizing and promotes stimulation, joy and success. Use for good fortune, prosperity, power, action, energy building, and courage. Aids in legal matters, achieving goals, cleansing negative attitudes and bringing in happiness and enthusiasm. Also used for attracting friends and inspires emotional healing.
Purple candles- Spiritual awareness, wisdom, tranquility. Students of esoteric believe that purple candles have the power to cancel out the negative effects of bad karma. 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.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.This color relates to the imagination and spirituality. It stimulates the imagination and inspires high ideals. It is an introspective color, allowing us to get in touch with our deeper thoughts.The difference between violet and purple is that violet appears in the visible light spectrum, or rainbow, whereas purple is simply a mix of red and blue. Violet has the highest vibration in the visible spectrum.The color purple is specifically associated with royalty and the nobility, creating an impression of luxury, wealth and extravagance.Purple has power. It has a richness and quality to it that demands respect. Purple is ambitious and self-assured, the leader.
The purple light ray angels, led by Archangel Zadkiel, answer payers about overcoming past mistakes and moving on to a better future. This is the symbol of spirituality, power and master. Awakens the success, elevation and attainment of spiritual desires. Transmutation of negative energies. Very effective in serious illness for its healing spiritual vibrations. 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 and contact with spirit world.
Purple candles can be used for power, healing severe diseases, spiritual, meditation, psychic ability, success, independence, spiritual growth, feminine divine, and getting respect. Zadkiel, the archangel of mercy, is in charge of the purple light ray. Zadkiel helps people approach God for mercy when they’ve done something wrong, encouraging them that God cares and will be merciful to them when they confess and repent of their sins, and motivating them to pray. Just as Zadkiel encourages people to seek the forgiveness that God offers them, he also encourages people to forgive others who have hurt them, and helps deliver divine power that people can tap into to enable them to choose forgiveness, despite their hurt feelings. Zadkiel helps heal emotional wounds by comforting people and healing their painful memories. He helps repair broken relationships by motivating estranged people to show mercy to each other. Purple– Crown center, royal color, Deity, spiritual. 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.From a color psychology perspective, purple and violet promote harmony of the mind and the emotions, contributing to mental balance and stability, peace of mind, a link between the spiritual and the physical worlds, between thought and activity. Violet and purple support the practice of meditation. When used in ritual with a white candle it helps to neutralize the effects of karma and ego. It can open the third eye and the psychic center, but Indigo which is a combination of blue and purple takes it a step further. 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. Represents Success in Financial Affairs, Psychic Ability, Idealism, Spiritual Powers.
Spirituality and Spiritual destiny, Power, Peace, Royalty, Concentration. Color Purple is understanding and tolerance
Lavender Candles– Intuition, Paranormal, Peace, Healing. Mother consciousness, manifestation and selflessness, Spirituality, compassion, understanding, inspiration, make contact with Higher-Self, attract spiritual assistance, very calming.Mother consciousness, manifestation and selflessness, spirituality, compassion, understanding, inspiration, make contact with Higher-Self, attract spiritual assistance and very calming.
Lavender candles can be used for relaxation, intellectual matters, calming, and bringing out inner strengths and talents. This color is even a much softer side to purple, softer than violet but with a hint of pink, it reflects the Mother consciousness, manifestation and selflessness, Spirituality, compassion, understanding, inspiration, make contact with Higher-Self, attract spiritual assistance, very calming, if you are in most modern supermarkets able to find lavender colored candles scented with lavender it will help keep your sacred space in a spiritual, calming condition when you are not working in it and by doing that it will help keep it sacred when you are preparing to do spiritual workings.
Represents Intuition, Dignity and Spiritual Shields.Lavender:Mother consciousness, manifestation and selflessness, Spirituality, compassion, understanding, inspiration, make contact with Higher-Self, attract spiritual assistance, very calming.Mother consciousness, manifestation and selflessness, Spirituality, compassion, understanding, inspiration, make contact with Higher-Self, attract spiritual assistance, very calming.
VIOLET – 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; This is the “softer sister” to purple, 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; using a combination of Violet and white candles for seances to be the most effective.Ideal for rituals which are designed to secure ambition, independence and financial success or to establish contact with the other, spiritual world, and enhances Neptune energy.The difference between violet and purple is that violet appears in the visible light spectrum, or rainbow, whereas purple is simply a mix of red and blue. Violet has the highest vibration in the visible spectrum.While the violet is not quite as intense as purple, its essence is similar. Generally the names are interchangeable and the meaning of the colors is similar. Both contain the energy and strength of red with the spirituality and integrity of blue. This is the union of body and soul creating a balance between our physical and our spiritual energies.Purple or violet assists those who seek the meaning of life and spiritual fulfillment – it expands our awareness, connecting us to a higher consciousness. For this reason it is associated with transformation of the soul and the philosophers of the world are often attracted to it.In the meaning of colors, purple and violet represent the future, the imagination and dreams, while spiritually calming the emotions. They inspire and enhance psychic ability and spiritual enlightenment, while, at the same time, keeping us grounded.
Violet/Purple Candles are used for enhancing psychic ability, bringing wisdom, for divination, to remove curses, for healing, business success, and for influencing people in power.The color violet relates to the fantasy world, and a need to escape from the practicalities of life. It is the daydreamer escaping from reality.From a color psychology perspective, purple and violet promote harmony of the mind and the emotions, contributing to mental balance and stability, peace of mind, a link between the spiritual and the physical worlds, between thought and activity. Violet and purple support the practice of meditation.The color violet inspires unconditional and selfless love, devoid of ego, encouraging sensitivity and compassion. Violet can be sensitive to all the different forms of pollution in the world today, whether it be air pollution, noise pollution, visual pollution or the pollution in our food chain. This sensitivity makes violet susceptible to illness and allergies, vulnerable to its everyday surroundings.
Violet encourages creative pursuits and seeks inspiration and originality through its creative endeavors. It likes to be unique, individual and independent, not one of the crowd. Artists, musicians, writers, poets and psychics are all inspired by violet and its magic and mystery.Violet is the color of the humanitarian, using its better judgment to do good for others. Combining wisdom and power with sensitivity and humility, violet can achieve a lot for those less fortunate.
For workings of black magic, purple can be used to incite tyranny, abuse of power, and for bringing sadness and treachery to others. Jupiter rules purple. Workings using the color purple should be performed on Thursdays. From a color psychology perspective, purple and violet promote harmony of the mind and the emotions, contributing to mental balance and stability, peace of mind, a link between the spiritual and the physical worlds, between thought and activity. Violet and purple support the practice of meditation.Workings for psychic power need the energy of the sixth chakra and the third eye and should be performed on Mondays when the Moon is strongly placed and full. Violet is 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.
Peach candles can be used for reassurance, kindness, sympathy, and granting others’ wishes.PEACH-This is a combination of pink or light red with orange and is good for workings on restoration and rejuvenation, it is especially good to gentle help a person through ritual regain their vitality after a long, delibating illness without over taxing the body system. Promotes restoration and rejuvenation. Confers a softness and gentleness.Peach:restoration and rejuvenation.Confers a softness and gentleness.
Peach candles are not very often seen in magic works however they are great for creating situations of joy and opening doors.
A skilled person can also “lock down” a place spiritually with this color candle.
In this aspect it works through the Mercury sphere as Mercury controls the air element through which all celestial vibrations are communicated and is the messenger of the gods.
Peach colour is also appropriate for working with female entities and children.
It promotes restoration and rejuvenation. Confers a softness and gentleness. Peach candles can be used for reassurance, kindness, sympathy, and granting others’ wishes.
Black Candles– Protection, absorption and destruction of negative energy and also repelling negative energy from others. Burning black with any other color dissolves negative energies! Protection, hex-breaking, reversing, banishing, destroying evil or negativity, binding, and repelling. Also used for healing very powerful illnesses. 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.
It is a strong protective candle. Also, it is grounding and stabilizing. Awakens the greater responsibility. Burning black with any other color dissolves negative energies. It is most effective when burnt with a white candle. The use of too much black can manifest depression. For grounding and protection. Also used for healing very powerful illnesses. Protection, hex-breaking, reversing, banishing, destroying evil or negativity, binding, repelling.
The black candle is also burned to harness the healing energy of the universe. Black Candles are all-purpose for any Satanic rituals. Black candles used in workings of destruction are used to incite the slower destruction of enemies, opposed to accidents or sudden attacks associated with the color red. Black is also a good color to use to bring discord and confusion to enemies. Black can be used for protection, binding negative forces, and breaking up obstacles and blocks. Black can also be used to reverse and break up negative thought forms.The color black relates to the hidden, the secretive and the unknown, and as a result it creates an air of mystery. It keeps things bottled up inside, hidden from the world.In color psychology this color gives protection from external emotional stress.It creates a barrier between itself and the outside world, providing comfort while protecting its emotions and feelings, and hiding its vulnerabilities, insecurities and lack of self confidence.Black is the absorption of all color and the absence of light.Black hides, while white brings to light.What black covers, white uncovers.
Black absorbs, conceals, creates confusion and chaos, is used for new beginnings, and obtaining knowledge of hidden things. Black is the container of light, and is one of the most powerful of colors. Saturn rules black. Black influences self-control, endurance, and patience. Spells using black energy are best performed during a waning Moon, on a Saturday when the planet Saturn is strongly placed and waxing. Spells using black need the power of the root chakra.
Black candles can be used for banishing, crone magic, mourning, loss, meditation, abstinence, feminine divine, masculine divine, power, stopping bad rumors, stopping others from interfering with you, and guarding secrets. Burning black with any other color dissolves negative energies! Protection, hex-breaking, reversing, banishing, destroying evil or negativity, binding, and repelling. Also used for healing very powerful illnesses.In color psychology, black means power and control, hanging on to information and things rather than giving out to others. Black is intimidating, unfriendly and unapproachable because of the power it exudes.It can prevent two-way communication because of its intimidation. The salesman wearing all black will make a lot of sales, but no friends! It radiates authority, but creates fear in the process.Black implies self-control and discipline, independence and a strong will, and giving an impression of authority and power.Black absorbs negative energy. It is useful to carry something black with you to protect you from harm and negativity when traveling or when going about your usual daily activities outside your home.
Black also has its negative side when used alone such as for cursing, laying down a hex, sending out evil. But when in use with other colors and especially when dressed with Dragon’s Blood Oil can be very powerful in working in a positive manner. If you have a Black candle and only have a white candle to aid in bring in positive energy for a specific reason you can carve on the white candle what it is.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.
Returning Bad Vibes, The Void, Pure Potential, Protection, Negates All Colors and Energies, Invocation
Color Black is protection
Teal candles can be used for balancing the practical and the spiritual, decision-making skills, and achieving a level of trust with someone.Teal is a deep blue-green color often referred to as turquoise. The color teal, a mix between blue and green, represents open communication and clarity of thought. According to color psychology, the color blue expresses calm, gentle, serene feelings, while green symbolizes growth, strength and spirit. Teal or turquoise represents, through the psychology of color, a recharging of spirits. Visually focusing on this color can bring feelings such as calmness or rejuvenation. This can be a helpful color when going through times of mental or physical stress. Teal can also help with decision making as it provides aid for clear and concise thinking.
Bordering between green and blue is teal. Uplifting, energetic and chic, teal has the earthy quality of green combined with the lofty nature of blue making it a perfect color choice for people who are down to earth yet sophisticated in style.
Native American’s believed teal represented water and fertility. According to Leatrice Eiseman’s book, “Color: Message and Meaning” Tibetan monks also believed teal was symbolic of the infinity of the sea and sky. For Egyptians, it was the color of truth and faith.
Turquoise candles can be used for getting things in perspective, relieving stress, attaining control over matters that are out of hand, memory aid, and finding logical solutions or reasons for problems.
Turquoise helps to open the lines of communication between the heart and the spoken word. It presents as a friendly and happy color enjoying life.In color psychology, turquoise controls and heals the emotions creating emotional balance and stability. In the process it can appear to be on an emotional roller coaster, up and down, until it balances itself. A combination of blue and a small amount of yellow, it fits in on the color scale between green and blue. It radiates the peace, calm and tranquility of blue and the balance and growth of green with the uplifting energy of yellow.
This is a color that recharges our spirits during times of mental stress and tiredness, alleviating feelings of loneliness. You only have to focus on the color turquoise, whether on a wall or clothing and you feel instant calm and gentle invigoration, ready to face the world again! It is a great color to have around you, particularly in an emergency, as it helps with clear thinking and decision-making. It assists in the development of organizational and management skills. It influences rather than preaching and demanding.This is a good color to aid concentration and clarity of thought for public speakers as it calms the nervous system, gives control over speech and expression, and builds confidence. Print your speech notes on turquoise and every time you glance down you will feel the effects of the color.
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.
Healing and Balance, Higher Self, Highest Feminine Aspects.
Gold candle – 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.Enhances communication and attracts the power of cosmic influences; Useful in rituals which are designed to gain
fortune or money.The color gold is the color of success, achievement and triumph. Associated with abundance and prosperity, luxury and quality, prestige and sophistication, value and elegance, the psychology of this color implies affluence, material wealth and extravagance.Gold in its physical state, by its very nature, denotes wealth and prestige in every country, culture and market in the world today – it is probably the most valuable and easily traded commodity available in the global market place.This color is linked to masculine energy and the power of the sun, compared to silver which is associated with feminine energy and the sensitivity of the moon.Optimistic and positive, gold adds richness and warmth to everything with which it is associated – it illuminates and enhances other things around it.At the uppermost level, this is a color which is associated with higher ideals, wisdom, understanding and enlightenment. It inspires knowledge, spirituality and a deep understanding of the self and the soul.Gold shades assist in understanding and stimulating dream activity. Enlightenment, protection, success, wealth, money, masculinity, playfulness, luck,divination, victory, magnetic, good fortune, protects from harm, encourages development of intuition and a high spiritual color.Male energy, Solar energy, fortune, spiritual attainment. The gold candle is burned by the votary to achieve enlightenment. This is because the color gold blemishes 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.
Gold candles can be used for solar deities, God (masculine divine), prospering, and security.This color in ritual work can represent the God, it is for enlightenment, protection, success, wealth, money, masculinity, playfulness, luck, divination, victory. It Enhances communication and attracts the power of cosmic influences; Useful in rituals which are designed to gain fortune or money.In the meaning of colors, gold is generous and giving, compassionate and loving, the benefactor or patron, sharing its wisdom, knowledge and wealth with others.Gold is the color of the winner – first place medals are always in gold, silver is second place.Confident, passionate and eye-catching, gold draws attention to itself.Gold is a warm color that can be shiny, glistening and happy as well as dull, muted and traditional. The brighter shades of gold catch the eye with their brilliance while the darker muted shades are deep, warm and intense.Gold has long been associated with royalty throughout the world, along with purple.Being surrounded by too much gold can lead you to become egotistical, self-righteous and opportunistic in your quest for greater power and influence.
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. Attracts Positive Influences, and it’s connected with Justice and Career Matters.Gold is associated with the God and solar deities. It is believed to attract the powers of cosmic influences. Encourages success, wealth, communication, persuasion, victory, masculine energy, and confidence. Use when invoking any male deity.
The masculine Aspects of the Divine, the Sun, Prosperity and Abundance.
Grey Candles are used in spells for inducing death, illness, and/or to incite mourning and sadness. Saturn should be strongly placed. Gray candles can be used to symbolize a neutrality or middle ground.
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.
Grey is a combination of black and white and is good for pendulum work as it works with the intuition. 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. Represents Neutral color, useful when pondering complex issues during meditation, in magic this often sparks confusion, it also negates or neutralizes a negative influence.
Color Gray is serenity
Silver candle–Victory, Stability, Meditation, Developing Psychic Ability, Removal of Negative Power, Repelling Destruction, Cancellation, Neutrality, Stalemate. Silver is primarily associated with female deities.The color silver has a feminine energy; it is related to the moon and the ebb and flow of the tides – it is fluid, emotional, sensitive and mysterious. It is soothing, calming and purifying.From a color psychology viewpoint, it signals a time of reflection and a change of direction as it illuminates the way forward. It helps with the cleansing and releasing of mental, physical and emotional issues and blockages as it opens new doors and lights the way to the future.With its reflective and sensitive qualities silver inspires intuition, clairvoyance and mental telepathy. It reflects back any energy given out, whether it is positive or negative.In the meaning of colors, it is associated with prestige and wealth. It is seen as a glamorous, sophisticated color related to female energy, prosperity and modernity.Silver restores equilibrium and stability to both feminine power and spiritual energy. It protects itself from outside negativity, reflecting the energy back to where it began.The color is the symbol of clarity. Awakening levels of the subconscious mind. Silver is primarily associated with female deities. Victory, stability, meditation, developing psychic ability, removal of negative energy/power, repelling destruction, cancellation, neutrality and stalemate. Goddess or feminine energy, remove negativity, psychic development.This color is very versatile, being shiny, modern and hi-tech on one hand and alluring, sparkling and elegant on the other.From a color psychology perspective, silver is respectable and courteous, dignified, self-controlled, responsible, patient, determined and organized – it relates well to the corporate world and those in positions of responsibility, whether they are male or female.In color psychology, with a balance between black and white, silver is seen as a good critic, unbiased and compassionate with a mature sense of justice.The color silver is associated with meanings of industrial, sleek, high-tech, and modern, as well as ornate, glamorous, graceful, sophisticated, and elegant. The color silver is associated with meanings of industrial, sleek, high-tech, and modern, as well as ornate, glamorous, graceful, sophisticated, and elegant. Silver is a precious metal and, like gold, often symbolizes riches and wealth.
Silver is a precious metal and, like gold, often symbolizes riches and wealth.Traditionally silver represents the celebration of the 25th anniversary and is related to the graceful aging of those with silver colored hair.It is a color that works well with most other colors – it illuminates and reflects the energy of those colors which surround it.The color silver has similar energy to gray but it is more light-hearten and optimistic.From a negative aspect, silver can be indecisive and non-committal, dull and lifeless in a colorless world, neutral, cold and insincere. It can be deceptive and two-faced.Silver: (Light Grey)—in invoking the deities Silver is primarily associated with the Goddesses while Gold is associated with the Gods, even in Christianity the friendship between St. Francis and St. Clare of Assisi was referred to as “Brother Sun and Sister Moon” or Gold and Silver – this color is for Victory, Stability, meditation, Developing Psychic Ability, Removal of Negative Power, Repelling Destruction, Cancellation, Neutrality, Stalemate. If you want to do a ritual for a delaying action Silver is a good color to help focus that. Silver candles can be used for removing negativity, encouraging stability, psychic protection, Goddess (feminine divine), and peace.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.Represents Clairvoyance, Astral Energies and Channeling. Also the faculty of long term memory and remembering past lives.
The Goddess or Lady of the Moon, Prosperity and Abundance, Clairvoyance, Astral Traveling.
The color magenta is one of universal harmony and emotional balance. It is spiritual yet practical, encouraging common sense and a balanced outlook on life. This is a color that helps to create harmony and balance in every aspect of life; physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually.The color magenta is one of universal harmony and emotional balance. It is spiritual yet practical, encouraging common sense and a balanced outlook on life.This is a color that helps to create harmony and balance in every aspect of life; physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually.A combination of red and violet, magenta contains the passion, power and energy of red, restrained by the introspection and quiet energy of violet.Magenta influences our whole personal and spiritual development. It strengthens our intuition and psychic ability while assisting us to rise above the everyday dramas of our daily life to experience a greater level of awareness and knowledge.This color is an instrument of change and transformation; it helps to release old emotional patterns that prevent personal and spiritual development and aids us in moving forward.Magenta is uplifting to our spirits during times of unhappiness, anger or frustration.Different colors have different frequencies which, in turn, have different effects on the human psyche. We can use these effects in a positive manner to enhance our mind power.In the meaning of colors, magenta represents universal love at its highest level. It promotes compassion, kindness and cooperation and encourages a sense of self respect and contentment in those who use it. Gentle and caring in its approach, it generates acceptance, tolerance, support and patience.The color magenta is a color of cheerfulness, happiness, contentment and appreciation for what you have acquired and achieved. Most people feel more optimistic when in the company of magenta.When one is actualized in the Magenta Ray, they know that they are enough, and are capable of self-validation. They are safe and secure in who they are, and they know they are cared for on a much higher level than the physical existence that is apparent. Therefore, they are not swayed by the opinions (judgments) of others. It is this ability to completely detach from all judgment and good versus bad outcomes, that makes them very harmonious individuals both in their personal relationships and in their work environments..Magenta is used to facilitate quick changes and fast results in spell work. Burn with another candle to increase the energy of that candle’s purpose and intent. Also used for exorcism and spiritual healing.Magenta is the color of the non-conformist, the free spirit. It pushes you to take responsibility for creating your own path in life and increases dream activity while assisting you in turning your ambitions and desires into reality.
Likewise, some candles are also fragrant and the different fragrances can also reflect differently on one’s feelings and emotions. Therefore, through candle magic, practitioners can make use of varying fragrances and colors of candles to create different effects for their clients.A strong and inspiring color, magenta can appear outrageous and shocking on one hand or innovative and imaginative on the other. It is creativity inspired by beauty.Magenta is spontaneous and impulsive, yet resourceful and organized. It is invaluable in negotiating peace and calm in those who are at odds with one another.From a negative perspective, magenta can promote depression and despair in some, and prevent others from dealing with challenges – it may be just too relaxing for introverts and the chronically depressed.Being surrounded by too much magenta energy can generate arrogance and bossiness making us feel overwhelmed, irritated, anxious and intolerant.
Candle magic practitioners often recommend writing names, dates, birth-dates and certain symbols on the candle (or its enclosing glass) to reaffirm one’s intentions. Additionally, the candles must be anointed in oil and you can use simple Olive oil or specific essential oils to dress the candle and increase their effectiveness. Based upon the intentions or reasons why you are using candle colors based on their specific meanings, you will require taking a bath or cleansing the mind through meditation. The dressing of the candle is itself a ritual where you must completely focus on the intention while rubbing the oil on the wax of the candle.Highly 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.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.
ROSE – Compassion for self and others, higher mystical powers, humor, Love, romance, opening the heart, forgiveness, compassion, healing, joy, creativity, endurance, strength, stability and security.This is a combination of pink with a touch of purple, a very gentle and spiritual color it reflects compassion for self and others, higher mystical powers, humor, Love, romance, opening the heart, forgiveness, compassion in general, healing, joy, creativity, endurance especially in times of great trials, strength, stability and security.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. The rose color represents romance and sensual relationships. Rose helps women become softer and more feminine, and find out the harmony in their hearts and souls. This color programs the flame’s energy for making up after conflicts and for searches of compromises. Rose scented candles are the most successful and magically powerful. The scent of a rose increases the meaning of the color.Can also arouse emotions. It stimulates compassion for self and others, higher mystical powers and humor. Compassion for self and others, higher mystical powers, humor, love, romance, opening the heart, forgiveness, healing, joy, creativity, endurance, strength, stability and security. According to the science of candle magic, specific candles may be used on specific days of the week, since these colors are also associated with the different Planets.
To promote balance and harmony in the home and your life you can burn a yin and yang candle. Yin and yang candle is one is black and the other is white. The purpose is to balance the energies. Light them both together and allow them to burn. Only allow the white candle to burn completely down. The black candle is consuming the negative energy so only allow it to burn till it reaches a ½ inch. Then you will want to throw the candles completely away.
Because the black is holding in the negative energy. If your candles burned fast then you will want to repeat this
with another set until you feel the energies have balanced..
The eternal flame has played a role in human spirituality since man first discovered fire. This is the origin of candle use for spiritual intention. There is a misconception that candle burning is negative, but the reality is candle burning is a part of virtually every spiritual denomination.Candle burning is quite intricate. There are certain days best for certain candle prayers, and there are also certain times within the lunar cycle that are best for certain types of affirmations. There are even different energies attracted or repelled depending upon the color of the candle. Here are some of the best times to burn your candles to attract what you want.
Days of the Week – Throughout human history, the heavens have played a large role in man’s spirituality. The names of the planets are in reference to Roman gods, who were all based off of the Greek gods. There is a planetary body associated with each day of the week, and the characteristics of each planetary body are associated with colors. In order to invoke this ancient spiritual energy, people burn candles according to the color associated with the theme of their affirmation.
Sunday – Sunday is, as the name suggests, the day of the Sun. It’s a great day for intentions regarding the banishment of negative energies. It’s also a good day for attracting healing energies. The color candles that burn best on Sunday are yellow, orange, and white. Anoint the candles with lavender oil or sage oil. Sunday– Gold or yellow candles
Monday – Monday is the Moon’s day. The moon is the representation of the feminine spirit, so it’s a good day for intentions involving communication. Things like reconciliation are best wished for on Mondays. The color candles for Mondays are the colors of the moon: white and gray. Use ylang-ylang oil and lavender oil to dress the candles. Monday– Silver, Grey or White
Tuesday – Tuesday is ruled by Mars, the Roman god of war. Tuesday is a day associated with courage, which makes it a good day for wishes for a loved one to return safely from war. It also represents the courage to face personal struggles, as well as physical challenges. Any candle burned on Tuesday should be a shade of red. Ginger oil and clove oil are best for red candles.Tuesday-Red
Wednesday – Mercury, the messenger of the gods in Roman mythology, rules Wednesday. This makes Wednesday a day of communication, with a focus on business transactions. It’s also a great day for intentions involving the pursuit of knowledge. Yellow, purple, and gray candles are perfect to burn on Wednesdays. Anoint candles with frankincense or patchouli oil.Wednesday-Purple
Thursday – Thursday, ruled by Jupiter, is the perfect day for attracting luck and wealth. It’s also a good day for burning candles with the intention of attracting healing energies. Farmers should burn candles on Thursdays for a healthy and plentiful crop. Blue and brown candles burn well on this day. Anoint candles with rosemary oil or lemongrass oil.Thursday– Blue
Friday – Friday is the day of Venus, who was the Roman goddess of love and sex. This makes Friday the day to perform any affirmations regarding your love life. It’s also a good day to address any relationship or partnership in your life. The color candle that burns the best on Friday is pink. Ylang-ylang oil is a great oil to use on a pink candle.Friday-Green
Saturday – Saturday is Saturn’s day, and it is the day for intentions regarding a major change in your life. It’s also a great day for those looking to pursue psychic wisdom, particularly in the realm of spirit communication. Affirmations for locating lost things should be done on Saturdays. This should be accentuated by burning either a gray, black, blue, or purple candle. Anoint candles with sandalwood or frankincense oil.Saturday– Black or Purple
In the last 40 or 50 years certain colors have come to be associated with astrological signs, the list that I’m presenting here is by no means definitive—some spiritual supply stores feel that other colors are associated with those same signs—this is just to give you an idea, eventually as you work with the colors to represent the individual clients under what sign they were born you will eventually get a feel of what is right, but it does take practice and intuition.
Astrological Signs and their Candle Colors
Aries: Red, white, pink
Taurus: Green, pink, red, yellow
Gemini: Yellow, silver, green, red, blue
Cancer: White, green, brown
Leo: Gold, orange, red, green
Virgo: Grey, yellow, gold, black
Libra: Royal blue, light brown, black
Scorpio: Black, red, brown
Sagittarius: Dark blue, purple, gold, red
Capricorn: Red, black, dark brown
Aquarius: Light blue, dark blue, green
Pisces: Aquamarine, royal blue, white, green
Candles and the Lunar Cycle
Many people believe the Moon has a special influence on the subtle energies that affect their lives.
The waxing moon is the phase where the Moon is progressing from new to full. This makes it a good time for any intention involving attraction. If you’re trying to attract a new job, a new lover, or more money, then you should be burning your candles during this phase.
The waning phase is when the moon is moving from full to new. This is the time for affirmations regarding removal. If you’re looking to keep a certain thing from happening, then you should burn your candles during this phase. It’s also the phase for anything that has to do with protection.
The new moon is the time to start new projects and set new goals. Lighting a candle during this phase can help you start anew with a fresh outlook.
The full moon is when the moon has completed its journey. It’s during this time when we celebrate all that we have accomplished and pay gratitude for all that we have. Lighting candles during a full moon is also helpful with motivation, self-improvement and increased psychic abilities.
The power of the burning candle is far beyond human comprehension. All that we know is certain days, and certain times of the lunar cycle, are essential for knowing the best time to burn candles in order to attract what you want.
Candle magic therapists also recommend specific colored candles for addressing different illnesses. In brief, these are:
- Allergies- Violet
- Anxiety- Rose
- Colds- Green/violet
Candles are also of different types as given below:
- Double action
- 7 Knob
- Colored figure
- Adam and Eve or
- Witch candles
Based on specific candle color meanings these can be used for the following affirmations and intentions:
- To draw good luck and wealth and remove negative people- Double Action Black or Green candle
- To attract love- Double action red candle
- To enhance spiritual energy- Double action white or black candle
- To attract good spirits- Reversible black on the outside and red on inside
- To get success, win, or acquire a job-7 Knob Green colored candle
- To bring Peace at home or in business- 7 Knob white
- To bring passion in a relationship- Adam and Eve candle in red color
- To add power or make written affirmations more powerful- Use red witch candle-place the paper underneath the candle.
“Upon myself today I call the perfect balance of the Sun, The divine balance of the Moon, Pulling in perfect tandem Between the Dark and Light, Drawing Night from Day, And Day from Night, In this Balance, so moves my Life.”
You can express your intentions in a variety of different ways when using candles to communicate with angels.
The easiest way is simply to speak aloud whatever you have to say as you light a candle. Other creative ways to express yourself include writing a message on paper and burning it in a candle flame and carving a message onto a candle in the form of a symbolic word, phrase, or drawing.
Candles also serve as reminders of the patience and perseverance you need to wait for God and his angels to answer you at the right times and in the right ways. Just as candle flames burn with steady intensity, continuing to overpower darkness with light, you can choose to remain hopeful, waiting with faith and expecting the best to happen in response to your prayers and meditations.