Candles are a powerful channel of communication with the spiritual world, they can open doors and convey messages to Higher Beings clearly and easily. That’s why Candle Magic can attract so much energy and is often very effective. This selection of easy spells with white candles will help you get started if you’re discovering your power or if you’re looking to burn a white candle for protection, love, money, or something else.
Spiritual Meaning of the White Candle
The use of candles is widespread in almost all religious rituals around the world. The simple act of lighting a candle is a ritual on itself. The reason is that a candle symbolizes the flame of Life and it induces contact with the Divine Spark within each of us. Traditionally, the flame of a candle is analog to the light of the Sun. It’s used to evoke the presence of the Element Fire 🔥, and it represents shining a light on an issue, giving birth to something new, provoking a change or a manifestation.
White candles are used in rituals that seek to achieve peace and harmony because white is a neutral color, sometimes considered a symbol of purity and light. Also because of this neutral quality, burning a white candle can be seen as a placeholder act when we don’t have any other candles or aren’t sure what would be the best color to use. Light a white candle as a replacement when a spell calls for a different candle. Read more about Magical substitutions here.
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Other meanings of the white candle are related to spiritual cleansing and protection, both of the mind and body. Use the Power of a white candle prayer when you are feeling negative energies around you. It will be your best ally to cleanse the environment and make you feel calm and serene. It will also promote healing and remove negative influences when accompanied by a protection ritual.
When to Light a White Candle
White candles bring positive energies for a fresh start and they are often used to welcome the new year or each new month. Light a white candle the first day of the month, or even the first day of the week in the morning to receive clean energies and a prosperous start of the week.
Easy Ritual with a White Candle
To absorb and remove all negativity from your auric field, you’ll need: 1 white candle, a glass of water and a pinch of salt.
- Light the white candle on your altar or any table.
- Next to it, place the glass full of water, add a pinch of salt to the water and let it sit for about 1 hour.
- After one hour, wash your hands with the salt water, visualizing your spirit being cleansed.
- Let the air dry your hands and let the candle go out on its own. Always practice candle safety.
White candles are associated with the crown chakra, higher vibrations and opening up to the sacred realms of the Universe.
Spells with White Candles ✨
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White Candle Spells for Protection
‘Cleanse & Protect’: Pre-Spell Bath
‘Fearless Sigil’: Self-Confidence Spell
‘Elemental Road Opener’: Wiccan Prayer + Ritual
Wiccan House Blessing Prayer
‘Pure Light’: House & Spirit Cleansing Spell
Lunar Protection Spell: Super Easy Full Moon Ritual
Uncrossing Spell with Incense Sticks
White Candle Spells for Love
Emotional Unbinding: A Spell to Forget an Ex
Rose+Lavender Bath for Finding a New Love
Renewal Bath Spell: Self-Love & Spiritual Acceptance
White Candle Spells for Good Luck
Gratitude Salt Spell: Attract More Good Luck in the New Moon
‘Magic Armor’: Good Luck Spell to Ward Off Negative Energies
White Candle Spells for Money and Career
Ocean’s Charm: Money-Drawing Spell with Sea Salt
A Prayer to Your Guardian Angel to Help you Find a Job
Money-Drawing Novena Spell with Green and White Candles
Money Rain Spell with a Catholic Candle Prayer
There are hundreds of rituals and spells with white candles that you can find online. I suggest that if you have the opportunity, visit your local occult shop and ask for advice on how to take the most out of white candles, or find out if they sell any special kind of candles.
If you’re casting spells to make specific requests, it’s a good idea to take a spiritual bath before starting, or perform a cleansing of the energies in the room. You want your energy to be in harmony with your intentions to always cast a powerful spell. Otherwise, the ritual could be contaminated by external influences such as daily events, and reduce its effect.
The white candle is closely related to everything religious and to invoke all sorts of positive emotions, feelings, and pure spiritual energies. That’s why they are used in weddings, baptisms, and other events. You can light a white candle every day if you’re trying to send blessings or attract healing energies to you or a loved one.
From the Infinite Roots Coven
White is a combination of all colors on the light spectrum. Megan shares her beliefs and observation on why white is a universal color when working with Color Magic.