Some representation of air, commonly something scented like incense, essential oils, or smudges, or else a flying bird’s feather goes in the East, to represent Air.
Sacred scents are used to cleanse an area energetically, call in certain powers, or help witches shift consciousness.
Feathers can also be used to cleanse energy fields, and to fan incense or smudge smoke.
Like candles, incense can also serve many purposes. Some people find it helps them meditate, some offer it up to the Gods, it can also be used in cleansing rituals and Banishings, plus some believe that certain aromas have mystical or medicinal properties.
Don’t forget an incense burner or censer, too.
The censer (and incense) are used to prepare the ritual space. Ritual censing banishes evil, and makes the circle more inviting to spirits and deities of the desired kind.
Wicca came about before the invention of quick-lighting incense. Early British covens would have preferred a traditional swinging censer with a lid, along with resin incenses. But Gardner states that the censer can be replaced, if necessary, with sweet-smelling herbs and a dish of coals.
Have you found a feather recently? Take a look below to find out what it could mean.
This is the most common Angel feather, and is thought to be a sign of faith and protection. A white feather can also be your Angel telling you that any loved ones in heaven are safe and well. Read more about finding white feathers here.
A pink feather is a sign of love from your Angels. They are letting you know that their love is unconditional.
Purple is a colour that represents spirituality. Perhaps your Angels are prompting you to activate higher thought and connectivity.
A red feather represents courage, strength, stability and good fortune. If you’ve been going through a difficult time of late, your Angels are sending comfort to let you know how strong you are.
Should you find a yellow feather, your Angels may be nudging you to smile, have fun and enjoy life!
Green feathers represent prosperity and growth. If you find a green feather, you’re in luck!
Blue represents communication, so a blue feather may well be your Angels telling you to listen! Blue is also a sign of peace and protection.
Grey feathers can symbolise peace, as well as neutrality. If you see a grey feather in your path, your Angels may be trying to tell you that the answer to a certain situation may not be as straightforward as a yes or no. Read more about grey feathers here.
Brown feathers symbolise home and grounding. Perhaps your home life will see positivity soon!
A black feather is a sign of protection from your Angels. They are here to guard you and repel negative energy. Read more about black feathers here.
Orange feathers will bring you attraction and success! This is a sign that any new ideas or opportunities are approved by your Angels.
No matter what the colour or meaning, finding feathers is a true blessing and a sign of love from your Angels.
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The spiritual meanings of fragrances and magickal properties of incense will help focus your mind on achieving specific goals. Burning incense has a symbolic meaning that helps pagans focus their attention on the purpose of a ritual or magical working.
This is a list of a-z of various Incenses and what they are believed to be used for.
Burned with sandalwood to stimulate the psychic powers.
Burned for protection and to promote spirituality within the home.
Burned to attract both good luck and money.
Burned to attract good fortune, love, spiritual vibrations, and strength.
Burned for protection and to stimulate the psychic powers.
Love, comfort, happiness and healing.
Protection, harmony, integration, insight, understanding, stability and meditation.
Happiness, love and friendship.
For Concentration, assertiveness, decisiveness, trust, integrity, enthusiasm, mental clarity, cheerfulness, confidence, courage to attract fidelity, love, good luck, sympathy, and wealth.
To facilitate the psychic powers, and to induce prophetic dream visions.
Protection, prosperity, happiness, control and to attract money.
Astral projection, purification, clears negative energy, emotional balance, eases sadness, depression, weariness, grief, anger and anxiety.
For Money, prosperity, uplifting of spirits, joy, protection, concentration, alertness, confidence, balance, strength, courage, motivation and assertiveness
Burned often with frankincense as a powerful incense to aid divination.
To keep unwanted influences away from your home and property.
Burned in outdoor fires to magickally produce rain.
Mental clarity, concentration, confidence, courage, enthusiasm and motivation.
Protection, strength, healing, love and lust, traditionally used for healing.
Burned for purification, to stimulate or strengthen the psychic powers, attract love, prevent nightmares, healing, purification, protection, money, balance, grounding, clarity, insight and wisdom.
Burn for healing, purification, protection, money, balance, grounding, clarity, insight and wisdom
Harmony, peace, calm, spiritual, and inner peace.
To attract and stimulate love.
Stimulation, wealth, prosperity, business success, strength, lust, healing, to attract money, stimulate and strengthen the psychic powers and to aid in healing. To gain wealth and success.
Burned in rituals to aid healing and also to strengthen psychic powers.
Cleansing, warding off, healing.
Pain relief, intellectual stimulation, business success, wealth, prosperity, divination, exorcism, protection, eases fears, improves memory and focus.
Burn for protection and purification.
For love, purification, uplifting spirits, protection, spirituality, and to attract love.
Strength, comfort, healing, eases anxiety and stress, self-assurance, confidence, physical vitality, willpower and concentration.
Burned to facilitate psychic visions.
Dittany of Crete
Astral projection and divination.
Protection, purification, courage, dispel negativity, attract love, enhance psychic awareness.
Burned to strengthen the clairvoyant powers and scrying abilities.
Healing, purification and protection.
Burned in outdoor fires to magickally produce rain. Also used to exorcise evil supernatural entities.
Spirituality, astral strength, protection, consecration courage, dispel negativity, aid to meditation, induce psychic visions and attract good luck.
Burn to brighten your home with friendship and love.
Burned to exorcise demons, poltergeists, and evil supernatural entities.
Burned to break the curses cast by sorcerers.
Peace, love and healing.
Wealth, lust and love.
Burned to keep wicked spirits at bay, and for protection against all forms of evil.
Burned to aid meditation.
Burned to conjure beneficial spirits, and to magickally produce rain.
Divination, love and lust to attract love.
Money, happiness, friendship, healing, for good health, luck, and psychic power.
Happiness and protection.
Love, money, dreams, purification, wisdom, skills, astral projection, to attract love and money, for luck in general, especially in matters relating to love.
Calming, protection, healing, to increase psychic powers and to break the curses and hexes cast by evil.
Cleansing, healing, love, happiness, relaxation, to induce rest and sleep, and to attract love.
Healing, love and purification.
Soothing, increase psychic powers and to attract harmony into one’s life.
Elevates mood, protection, spirituality, healing, meditation for inner peace and outer harmony, to aid in meditation and open the mind’s eye.
To stimulate or increase psychic powers.
Burned to conjure beneficial spirits, stimulate or increase the psychic powers, and intensify sexual desires. The magickal powers of other incenses are greatly increased when a bit of mastic is added.
The magickal powers of all healing incenses are greatly increased when mesquite is added.
to increase sexual desire and attract money.
Aphrodisiac, prosperity, courage, creates a sensual atmosphre. For courage and vitality, or to heighten sensual passion.
Spirituality, meditation, healing and consecration. An ancient incense for protection, healing, purification and spirituality.
Burned to aid meditation, stimulate or increase the psychic powers and attract prosperity.
To attract money.
Divination, love, luck, money.
Money, growth, love, mastery, sensuality to attract money and love, and also to promote fertility.
For peace of mind, this sweet scent will soothe troubles and aid in sleep.
Energy, mental stimulant, healing.
Grounding, strength, cleansing, healing and to attract money.
Burned to promote female fertility, and to attract love, good luck, and money.
Love, house blessing, fertility, healing to increase courage, induce prophetic dreams, and attract love to return calm energies to the home.
Courage and protection.
Remembrance, memory, energy, healing to purify, aid in healing, prevent nightmares, preserve youthfulness, dispel depression.
Burned to help restore health.
Protection against all forms of evil. It is also burned to purify sacred spaces and ritual tools. Plus it is great for promoting wisdom, clarity, attract money, and aid in the healing the body, mind, and soul.
Burned to aid healing, and to banish negative energies and evil supernatural entities.
Spirituality, healing, protection, astral projection to heal and protect, also for purification.
Burned mainly as an offertory incense to ancient Pagan deities.
Star Anise Seeds
Burned to stimulate or increase the psychic powers.
Love, luck and friendship.
Burned to conjure beneficial spirits prior to spell casting.
Friendship, love and courage.
Burned for the purification of magickal spaces prior to rituals, to aid in healing, and to attract good health.
A solar aroma used to attract prosperity.
Lust, mental alterness, stimulate amorous appetites and enhance memory.
Burned to exorcise evil supernatural entities.
Money, peace and love.
Wisdom, luck, love, protection and healing.
Burned to avert evil, attract love, and promote healing. It is also used by many Witches as an offertory incense for Pagan lunar deities.
Burned for protection against all forms of evil.
Burned to stimulate or increase the psychic powers. When mixed with sandalwood and burned at night in a cemetery, wormwood is said to be able to conjure spirits from their graves.
For love, harmony and euphoria.
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