You might have always noticed how fire and flames accompany almost all sorts of rituals and prayers. Fire has always played a very integral part of almost all traditions and ceremonies. Since time immemorial, candles have been lit to illuminate the altars of the Almighty. The magical and spiritual powers of the flame cannot be and should not be underestimated. A lit candle exerts some kind of a magical pull and creates a spiritual environment. Candle magic and Candle Spells are powerful genre of magic which though seemingly subtle, has powerful implications.
Candles are an integral part of several or most of the spells and their positions and colors also are factors to consider while performing magick, witchcraft, voodoo or wicca rituals. The colors of the candles, charging and cleansing along with creation of efficient energy fields are crucial to the success of the spells.
There are various different types of candles, specific in their functions and effects, each assigned to different type of spells. Different types of candles include – Chakra candles, Male and female shaped, pillars, zodiac candles and 7 day candles. The pillar candles are most commonly used and can be used on a daily basis. Also, they come in a wide variety of colors and are immensely sought after owing to its longevity. Every type of candle mentioned above is specific in nature in that the chakra candles are used for cleansing of our bodies and providing a holistic effect; the male and female shaped candles are meant to be used for casting love spells.
Every color that the candles come in exudes a meaning of its own, though regional and spiritual influences can affect the perspective of the individuals and their beliefs in different colors. So now let us see what each color on a candle stands for and symbolizes.
White Candle: it stands for spiritual strength, innocence, power and purity. It is also used for forming connections with the departed souls.
Red Candle: This color symbolizes energy, passion, vigor and health. Red colored candles are also used for performing spells for the return of a lost love.
Yellow Candle: yellow shades might range from non-metallic to golden sunflower to lime yellow. It symbolizes cheerfulness, attraction, captivating and is used to perform rituals for making your dreams comes true, like laying your hands on a lot of money.
Light blue Candle: Light blue candles stand for the qualities of coolness, tranquility, clarity in thinking, perception and calmness.
Medium blue Candle: This color on candles symbolizes spiritual fortitude and peace.
Dark blue Candle: These candles symbolize deep and extensive mental thoughts and immense devotion towards spirituality. Dark blue candles are also used for spells cast to make some one depressed and moody.
Green Candle: Green color stands for wealth, money, business and financial success and harvest. Green candles are used to cast spells for achieving business success, especially financial success.
Orange Candle: Orange candles stand for stimulation of positive mental as well as physical energy, happiness, clarity in thinking and encouragement.
Pink Candle: this color symbolizes love, affection and romance and is used for casting spells aiming for long lasting and meaningful relationships.
Russet brown Candle: This color stands for uncertainty in romance and love and has slight red color influences.
Medium brown Candle: This color symbolizes hesitancy, pauses in actions.
Silver Candle: This color is used for dissolving and getting rid of all negativity and emerging victorious. It stands for good overtaking all that is evil.
Garnet Candle: This color has the same influences as that of red and has the energy and vibrations of blue. These are only a few colors that have been mentioned, but now you know, what every color stands for and their influences in candle magic.