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What is a white candle used for?

Last Updated: 22nd May, 2020

White candles are used in protective, consecration and cleansing rituals, for healing the whole person, for spiritual matters, and for contact with one's higher self and angels or spirit guides.

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Beside this, what does it mean when you light a white candle?

White candles symbolize purity and are related to the divine and the immaculate, that's why they are used for cleaning rituals in many places. They are also useful to attract balance, harmony and positive energies. In this way, they have traditionally been used to ward off bad vibrations and protect us from any danger.

Likewise, what is red candle used for? Red is used in magic for love, resolving relationship or family problems revenge, anger, courage, determination, and enemies. Red candles can also be used to protect your home from negative energy. When used in black magic, red, unlike black, brings sudden attacks, accidents, bloodshed, violence, and hatred.

Subsequently, one may also ask, what color candles burn for good luck?

Blue and Deep Blue Candles– Meditation, Healing, Forgiveness, Inspiration, Fidelity, Happiness, and opening lines of Communication. Green Candles– Money, Fertility, Luck, Abundance, Health (not to be used when diagnosed with Cancer), Success. Rose and Pink Colored Candles– Positive self love, friendship, harmony, joy.

What is the symbolic meaning of a candle?

Candle. The candle symbolizes light in the darkness of life especially individual life, illlumination; it is the symbol of holy illumination of the spirit of truth. Lit in times of death, they signify the light in the next world, and they represent Christ as the light.

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Can I burn more than one candle at a time?

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What candle is good for protection?

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How can I get good luck quickly?

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How do you draw money with a candle?

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What does it mean when you burn a candle and the glass turns black?

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