Golden candles are often used in candle magick for their symbolism of prosperity, abundance, and wealth. Gold represents the power of the sun and is therefore associated with light, positive energy, and divine protection.
Golden candles are used for manifestation and abundance spells where the candle is anointed with oils, inscribed with symbols or affirmations, and lit while visualizing the desired outcome.
Spiritual Meaning of Gold
Gold is rare, not abundant, but it can be found all over the world. Alchemists gave the name of transmutation to the mysterious process of transforming common matter into gold. And to the stone capable of transforming everything into gold, the philosopher’s stone.
Golden is the color of fame: The winner receives a gold medal. The expression “faithful as gold” comes from the fact that gold does not react with other elements.
Wedding rings are made of gold not only because of the value of this metal; but also because gold, after being on the finger for years, continues to shine like the first day. That’s why many signs of power are golden.
How to Use Golden Candles
Golden candles are associated with Solar Magick. They are used to achieve success, including the attraction of wealth and stability. They provide self-confidence and leadership, and are also a reminder that happiness is not found in material goods, but within.
They are also often used to pass an exam or when you want to win a competition. Light a golden candle in career spells when seeking promotion to a new job or recognition from your managers, as they can help your trajectory shine in a more powerful and strong way.
Golden candles can also be used in meditation and visualization practices, as the warm glow of the flame can help to focus the mind and create a peaceful atmosphere.
Light a golden candle during a spell in which you want to work with masculine energies, attract personal recognition from the outside world bringing prosperity, success, and abundance.
The best day to burn a golden candle is on a Sunday, as this is a day of success. As for the time, it is best to do these rituals in the morning to be able to let the Sun illuminate our desires in broad daylight.
Grimoire Page: Golden Candle Magic
The golden color is associated with the solar star, with wealth, with the power of money.
It is synonymous with prosperity and financial success, luxury and aspiration. At the same time they are used as a reward for effort as a synonym of glory.
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Meditation with a Golden Candle
Here’s a simple meditation with a golden candle:
- Find a quiet place where you won’t be disturbed and light the golden candle.
- Sit comfortably and focus on your breath, taking a few deep breaths in and out.
- As you gaze at the flame, imagine it symbolizing the light and warmth of the sun, filling you with positive energy and peace.
- Repeat the following affirmation to yourself: “I am surrounded by peace and love.”
- Allow yourself to sink deeper into a state of relaxation as you continue to focus on the candle flame, letting go of any thoughts or worries.
- When you feel ready, slowly open your eyes and take a deep breath, feeling refreshed and calm.
- Extinguish the candle, keeping the positive energy and peace you’ve cultivated within you as you go about your day.
Golden Candle Correspondences
The golden color is often associated with the solar plexus chakra, also known as Manipura. This chakra is located in the abdomen and is related to personal power, self-esteem, and self-confidence.
In many spiritual beliefs and practices, the number associated with the color golden is often 3 or 33. The number 3 is considered to be a powerful number that symbolizes creativity, growth, and expansion.
The rising sun in the East is also seen as a symbol of new hope and a new day, and is often associated with the color golden. In spiritual practices, facing the East or incorporating the energy of the East is believed to bring enlightenment, clarity, and a fresh perspective.
Fire is the element associated with warmth, vitality, and energy, and is seen as a symbol of transformation and renewal. The color gold is often associated with the sun, which is a source of light and heat, and is thought to bring positivity, confidence, and inner strength.