Using candles for manifestation purposes is an ageless tradition. We have been making a wish and blowing out candles since our very first birthday. Spiritual believers hold that a candle flame can create a passageway that will enable prayers and petitions to be more easily received by such powers from which help is being sought. The color of candles is essential in bringing forth your desires, each color carries a different energy frequency and meaning. Below is a simple guide to help you choose the exact candle color to manifest your heart’s desire.
The white candle represents the highest level of consciousness. Burning a white candle while in a meditative state is to seek protection, healing, and purification. White represents truth, unity, harmony, and wholeness of spirit. The user who burns a white candle is invoking lunar energy. Since all colors are derived from pure white light, a white candle can be used as replacement for any other candle.
A strong, banishing color, black is associated with transition and rest. Burn a black candle to absorb negativity, break a bad habit, or mark the end of a phase in your life. Many protective prayers include a black candle. The burning of a black candle is serious business and is done when one wants to neutralize negative energies, the color black offers protection from illness, evil and the negative energy, the black candle is also burned to harness the healing energy of the universe
Red is the color of sex, love, power, and vitality. A red candle draws these qualities to you, and aids you in any manifestation that requires strong, fiery energy. The burning of red candles is said to put one in touch with the power of the flesh. Red represents temporal pleasures. It symbolizes passion and love, stimulates energy, vitality, fertility, and personal power. Those who light a red candle are tapping into Scorpio energy. They seek love, respect, power magnetism and survival.
Blue helps you call upon the peace and patience of the element of Water. Blue carries a gentle, but powerful energy. Choose a blue candle for desires involving emotional healing, truth, and justice. A very spiritual color, blue can help awaken and heal the psychic mind. Made from a primary spiritual color, blue candles are used in the examination of emotions (Saturn energy) and the attainment of calming wisdom and healing sleep. There are many shades of blue. Burning a dark blue candle promotes joy and laughter. Dark blue influences dreams and emotions. Royal blue signifies loyalty and fealty. Royal blue stirs the spiritual self and this color of candle is invoked by seekers of truth. Light blue is another very spiritual color. Light blue candles radiate Aquarian energy (calm waters) and are ideal for pursuing inspirational meditations. Those who light a blue candle are seeking truth, harmony and guidance while amplifying their creativity and perception.
Yellow is associated with the element of Air and the powers of the mind. Yellow exemplifies brainpower and intellect. Burn a yellow candle for success in learning or the arts, or to enhance communication in a relationship. Yellow also increases focus and intuition. Those that light a yellow candle are seeking to access the wisdom of the ages, and garner control over the full benefit of their own mental powers. Yellow embodies creativity, inspiration, concentration, logic, learning and action. The light of a yellow candle brings one closer to attaining the cheerfulness, endurance, stability, and security they crave
Green is the color of success and abundance. Green is the money, abundance, and prosperity color. This meaning can be traced back through the ages to when prosperity meant a bountiful harvest. Light a green candle when you want to mediate and reflect on fortune, prosperity, financial matters, growth, and the good luck that makes finding employment or business success possible.
The vibrant hue of orange evokes ambition and creativity. Orange candles are well-suited for career workings, or any other time you need to assert your strength and individuality. Orange is the color of sudden change and the color of persuasion. The act of burning an orange candle is an aggressive move. One would do so to effect instant and profound change. The lighting of orange candles is suitable for rituals occurring on the eve of weddings or important business meetings.
The color of mystery and magic, purple is associated with psychic matters. Use a purple candle for divination, astral travel, and to strengthen your connection with the unseen realms. Historically the color of royalty, purple is also related to wishes, ambition, power, and authority. Ancient wisdom holds that purple is associated with the third eye. Burning a purple candle can enhance psychic powers. The color has a meaning steeped in meditation, divination, and hidden knowledge. Those who burn purple candles do so to expand upon what they already have. They may also wish to obtain spiritual protection, find recognition, or seek reconciliation with something that exists in the realm of the spirits.
Pink is the color of emotional well-being, sensuality, and matters of the heart. Choose a pink candle when you wish to grow in compassion and self-love, or attract the love of others. Forgiveness and reconciliation also call for gentle pink. Putting a flame to a pink candle means that the devotee is interested in forming a partnership or is possibly seeking affection or perhaps emotional healing. The color of universal love, pink represents the purest form of love – unconditional and enduring.
Resting halfway between white and black, grey is the color of neutrality and balance. A grey candle may be used when you wish to neutralize negative energy that may be directed at you. Also used to gain discernment and wisdom. The gray candle has the power to offset negative influences without repercussions. The gray candle is used in the same manner that charcoal is used to flush poisons from the body.
Brown is the color of our Earth. This color represents above all things balance and a firm connection to the land. The individual who petitions in the presence of a burning brown candle is sending a message to the universe that they respect the dignity and solemnity of mother Earth (they are well-grounded), and that they acknowledge the delicate balance of all things living on this Earth. Brown candles are used in rituals to regain balance, seek refuge from chaos, eliminate indecisiveness, find lost items, and develop meaningful friendships.
The gold candle is burned to achieve enlightenment. Gold is the very symbol of good fortune. It represents money, success, protection, and victory over our troubles. The burning of a gold candle enhances communication with the universe as it attracts positive cosmic influences. Gold candles are recommended for use in rituals undertaken to gain personal power or fortune.
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