GD07 Candle Magic
Candle Magic has been around for many, many years, being traced as far back as the Palaeolithic era. Candles have a long history in religious worship, magic, and folklore. They light the way to the sacred, they dispel the forces of darkness, they are associated with ghosts and the dead, they can find buried treasure, and they play a role in incubated dreaming.
The origin of candles is not known, but there is evidence that beeswax candles were used in Egypt and Crete as early as 3000 B.C.E. Other early candles consisted of tapers made of a fibrous material, such as rushes, saturated with tallow.
Ancient peoples observed that candle flames revealed mysterious things. By staring into a flame, one could enter an altered state of consciousness and see gods and spirits, or see the future. Candle magic is one of the simplest forms of spell casting and considered sympathetic magic, it doesn’t require ritual, anyone with a candle can cast a spell or declare your intent. Keep in mind that some candle magic has to be repeated over a period of days. Therefore, you will want to place them in an area that will have very little disturbance of any kind. Magic effect’s the entire world around you. Be very careful what you ask for, for it may well come true. The wording in any type of magic must not be taken lightly, be very careful, concise and precise, make sure you have covered all possible bases.