This day is used to make or bless the candles that we will use during the year. Purification and cleaning rituals for the home and self are also welcome. Imbolc gives start to the month of February, a time generally consecrated to purification by the ancient Romans, who gave name to this month (Februare being “to purify” in Latin).
Cleansing Prayer for Imbolc
Light a white candle during this chant
It is a time of initiations, of new beginnings, when seeds that will later sprout and grow begin to stir from their dark sleep.
This Wiccan chant comes from the Book of Shadows of the Riders of the Crystal Wind and was written by Kalioppe. Use this chant to banish negativity from the home and body. Invite the blessings of the Spring to release and let go of Winter.
Printable Wiccan Chant
This PDF version comes with a transparent background so you can print it on any kind of paper you want and add it to your own Book of Shadows. Find more printable grimoire pages.
Related Spells & Videos
Imbolc is a Cross Quarter Day, the midpoint between the Winter Solstice and the Spring Equinox: A celebration of candles, calling for the return of sunlight.
Imbolc is a good time to make a self-dedication or an initiation towards a personal intention. This video guide can help you set up your self-initiation ritual.
This day is sacred to the Celtic Fire Goddess Brighde, “the Bright One”, also known as Brigid or Bridget. She presides over the hearth and smithy, over the skill of sacred art and craft.
Use a carrier oil such as olive or grapeseed oil, and add herbs such as Sage, Marjoram, Rosemary, or Thyme. Spray it at home or apply it to doors and windows.