Candle Magic & Colour

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Colour can be important in candle magic, as each one vibrates at a different frequency. Due to  the effects of colour on the person and the environment, different candles are used for different magical rituals & spells. They are also linked with the cosmic forces, each being connected to the astrological signs of the Zodiac and their planetary rulers.

Below is a basic introduction to what the various colours relate to.

White - purity, spirituality and peace

Red -  health, energy, strength, sexual virility, courage and the masculine principle in Nature.

Pink - romantic love, affection and friendship.

Yellow - intellect, the powers of the creative imagination, memory, communication and mental agility.

Green
- abundance, fertility, good luck and harmony.

Blue
- healing, truth, inspiration, higher wisdom, occult power and psychic protection, understanding, and the feminine principle in Nature.

Purple
- success in financial affairs, psychic ability of a highly-developed form, idealism and spiritual power.

Gold
- positive influences, justice and career matters.

Silver
- clairvoyance, astral energies and channelling, also the faculty of far memory and remembering past lives.

Astrologically, the colours and their correspondences are classified and related as follows.

Aries (21/3 - 21/4)
Ruling planet - Mars.
Red, Scarlet, Crimson

Taurus (22/4 - 21/5)
Ruling planet - Venus
Green

Gemini (22/5- 21/6)
Ruling planet - Mercury
Yellow

Cancer (22/6 - 22/7)
Ruling planet - the moon
Blue, silver

Leo (23/7 - 23/8)
Ruling planet - the sun
Gold, orange

Virgo (24/8 - 23/9)
Ruling planet - Mercury
Reddish yellow

Libra (24/9 - 23/10)
Ruling planet - Venus
Blue, pink

Scorpio (24/10 - 22/11)
Ruling planet - Pluto
Dark red, grey

Sagittarius (23/11 - 21/12)
Ruling planet - Jupiter
Purple, Royal blue

Capricorn (22/12 - 20/1)
Ruling planet - Saturn
Black

Aquarius (21/1 - 19/2)
Ruling planet - Uranus
The whole spectrum

Pisces (20/2 - 20/3)
Ruling planet - Neptune
Sea Green, indigo

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