Magickal correspondences/ Book of Shadows Class
This month sees us discovering the significance of colours, bathing times and the elements.. Your homeworks will include adding to lists below, remember to add flare and decorations to your pages and lists J
Colours are a big part of magick and spellcraft, from wearing the specific colour relating to your intention to using the colour in sachets or in candle magick for example..
Amber – Deep witchery skills
Black – Ward negativity, Remove hexes, Protection, Spirit contact, The Universe, Night, Truth, Remove discord or confusion.
Blue (dark) – The Goddess (representative ritual candle), Water Elemental, Truth, Dreams, Protection, Change, Meditation, Impulse.
Blue (light) – Psychic awareness, Intuition, Opportunity, Understanding, Quests, Safe journey, Patience, Tranquility, Ward depression.
Blue (any)- Health
Brown – Earth Elemental, Endurance, Animal health, Steadiness, Houses and Homes, Physical objects, Uncertainties.
Gold – The God, Solar Energy, Power, Physical Strength, Success, Achievement, Mental growth, Skill sought, Healing energy, Intuition, divination, Fortune.
Grey – Non-nature-type faerie magick such as communication with the faerie realms, travel to the Other world, Vision Quests, Veiling, Cancellation, Hesitation, Neutrality.
Green – Lord and Lady, Earth Elemental, Herb Magick, Nature-type faerie magick, Luck, Fertility, Healing, Balance, Employment, Prosperity, Courage, Agriculture, Changing direction or attitudes, Growth.
Green-yellow – To negate discord, Sickness, Anger, Jealousy. Indigo Meditation, Spirit Communication, Karma Workings, Learn the ancient wisdom, neutralize another’s magick, Ward slander.
Lavender – Spiritual development, Psychic growth, divination, Sensitivity to the other world, Blessings.
Orange -The God, Strength, Healing, Pulling things to you, Adaptability, Luck, Vitality, Encouragement, Clearing the Mind, Dominance, Energy, both Physical and Magickal, Legal matters.
Pink – Honour, Mortality, Friendship, Emotional Love, Compassion and Relaxation.
Purple – Power, Spiritual development, Intuition, Ambition, Healing, Progress, Business, Spiritual Communication, Protection, Occult Wisdom, Meditation.
Red – Fire Elemental, Strength, Power, Energy, Health, Vigor, Enthusiasm, Courage, Passion, Sexuality, Protection.
Silver – The Goddess, Lunar Magick, Meditation, Psychic development, Success, Balance, Wards negativity.
Violet – Self-improvement, Intuition, Success in Searches.
White – The Lady and The Lord together, Full Moon Magick, Purity, Protection, Truth, Meditation, Peace, Sincerity, Justice, Warding of doubts and fears.
Yellow – Air Elemental, divination, Clairvoyance, Mental Alertness, Intellectual growth, Prosperity, Learning, Changes, Harmony, Creativity, Confidence, Communication, Study, Travel.
Magick comes in many forms including Bathing..
Who would’ve thought that having a wash would b such a magickal moment..
Bathing is sensational magick to use to reunite with the element of water. Baths and showers can be effective in assisting the sick to heal, promoting self love, enticing good fortune as well as purifying the body, mind & soul.. Adding some salt, bath salts, herbs and oils to the tub and soaking enhance your magickal intention and cleanse the body of negative energies.
The salt neutralizes the negativity also aiding in healing.
Silver Coins placed in the bath ensure money in the future.
Morning – increases beauty..
Afternoon – luck and fortune..
Night – enhances psychic awareness..
Mondays – just prior to sleep – increases prophetic dreams
Tuesdays – Increases passion.
Wednesdays – strengthens intellect.
Thursdays – brings money.
Fridays – helps find love.
Saturdays – brings patience.
Sundays – brings strength and health.
Winter Solstice or Beltane – bath with a penny wrapped in a washcloth -brings good fortune.
Finding your bathing correspondences may prove to be a tad more difficult than some of your other magickal correspondences.. When researching for your homework just let me know if you need help with locating more information J
Knowing your elemental correspondences assist greatly when it comes to your spellcraft.. Below you will find quite a large list of each element that has been collated from the works of Scott Cunningham, Silver Ravenwolf, Amber Wolfe, Yasmine Galenorn, and Branwen’s Book of Shadows plus a few others.. When researching I would really like to see you add to this list, as large as it is there are many more things that correspond with the elements.. As you will find J
The element of air is associated with mental processes and the mind. It is creative and is that which causes magickal intentions to manifest. It is also associated with higher consciousness and wisdom, divination, and purification.
Direction – East
Astrological Signs – Gemini, Libra, Aquarius
Rules Mind, mental and psychic work, intuition, knowledge, abstrat thought, wind, breath, clouds, inspiration, hearing, herbal knowledge, plant growth, purification, freedom, revealing truth, finding lost things, instruction, telepathy, memory, learning the secrets of the dead, zen meditation, new beginnings, illuminations
Types of Magick – divination, concentration, prophecy, visualization, wind magick, karma
Colours – White, yellow, light blue, lavender, gray
Season – Spring
Magickal Tools – Athame, sword, censer, incense
Time – Dawn
Energy – Projective
Gemstones – Aventurine, topaz, mica, fluorite, amethyst, yellow or blue stones
Metals – Tin, copper
Plants -Acacia, anise, aspen, benzoin, clover, dill, frankincense, lavender, lemongrass, myrrh, pine, primrose, vervain, violet, yarrow
Animals – Birds, insects, spiders
Goddesses – Aradia, Arianrhod, Athena, Nuit, Urania
Gods -Mercury, Hermes, Shu, Thoth
The element of fire is associated with change and passion. It is both physical and spiritual, being related to sexuality and to divinity. Fire magick is quickly manifested and filled with primal energy.
Direction – South
Astrological Signs – Aries, Leo, Sagittarius
Rules – Energy, sexuality, passions, love, authority, transformation, purification, candle flames, sun, blood, healing, destruction, will, creativity, flame, heat, bonfires, hearth fires, protection, courage, strength, physical exercise, self-
Knowledge, loyalty, vision, illumination, power
Types of Magick – Candle, storm, time
Colors – Red, gold, crimson, orange, white
Season – Summer
Magickal Tools – Wand, candles, dagger, burned herbs or requests on paper
Time – Noon
Energy – Projective, masculine
Gemstones -Red jasper, bloodstone, garnet, lava, quartz crystals, ruby, carnelian, tigers eye, rhodochrosite, agates
Metals – Gold, brass
Plants – Allspice, basil, cacti, chille peppers, cinnamon, garlic, heliotrope, hibiscus, juniper, lime, mustard, nettle, onion, orange, red peppers, red poppies, thistle, almond tree
Animals – Lions, lizards, salamander, snakes, praying mantis, ladybug, bee, scorpion, shark, phoenix, coyote, fox
Goddesses – Brigit, Freya, Hestia, Pele, Vesta
Gods – Vulcan, Ra, Agni, Hepaetstus, Horus
The element of water is associated with the subconscious mind, intuition, and emotions. As the primal substance of life, it is symbolized by the womb and is related to fertility.
Direction – West Astrological Signs – Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces
Rules – Emotions, feelings, love, courage, the unconscious mind, intuition, the womb, marriage, friendship, happiness, dreams, sleep, healing, menstruation, fertility, cleansing, purification, vision quests, self-healing, sorrow, reflection, psychic ability, oceans, rivers, lakes, rain, springs and wells
Types of Magick – Magick involving the sea, snow or ice, mirror, magnet, rain, cleansing and purification
Colours – Blue, blue-green, green, gray, indigo, aquamarine, white
Season – Autumn
Magickal Tools – Chalice, cauldron, mirrors
Time – Twilight, dusk
Energy – Receptive, feminine
Gemstones – Aquamarine, amethyst, blue tourmaline, pearl, coral, blue topaz, blue flourite, lapis lazuli, sodalite
Metals – Mercury, silver, copper
Plants – Aloe, apple, catnip, chamomile, ferns, gardenia, lemon, lettuce, lilac, lily of the valley, lotus, mosses, orris, passion flower, rose, seaweeds, thyme, valerian, water lilies, all water plants, willow tree
Animals – All fish, shellfish and sea mammals, serpents, sea birds, cat, frog, turtle, swan, bear
Goddesses – Aphrodite, Isis, Mariamne, Mari, Tiamat, Yemaya, Ran, Kupala
Gods – Dylan, Ea, Manannan, Osiris, Neptune, Poseidon, Varuna
Earth is the element that is most stable and dependable. It represents abundance, prosperity, and wealth, and is creative but in a practical, physical manner. Earth is that which sustains all life and on which the other elements rest.
Direction – North
Astrological Signs – Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn
Rules -The body, growth, money, creativity, birth, death, material gain, fertility, birth, healing, rocks, trees, animals, manifestation, materialization, crystals, silence, metal, empathy, grounding, employment, stability, success, runes, strength, practical wisdom, mystery
Types of Magick – Gardening, grounding, magnet, image, stone, tree, knot, binding
Colours – Black, brown, green, gold, white
Season – Winter
Magickal Tools – Pentacle, salt, images, stones, cord magick
Time – Midnight,night Energy – Receptive, feminine
Gemstones – Rock crystal, emeralds, peridot, onyx, jasper, azurite, amethyst, royal azute, tourmaline, quartz, rutilated quartz
Metals – Iron, lead
Plants – Cedar, cypress, comfrey, honeysuckle, ivy, grains, magnolia, patchouly, primrose, sage, vetivert, nuts, oak
Animals – Cow or bull, bison, stag, dog, horse, gopher, ant, bears, wolf
Goddesses – Ceres, Cerridwyn, Demeter, Gaia, Persephone, Epona, Kore, Mah, Prithivi, Rhea, Rhiannon
Gods – Adonis, Athos, Arawn, Cernunnos, Dionysus, Herne, Marduk, Pan, Tammuz, Tho
Spirit is the last element left here and as homework I would like for you to discover the correspondences relating to this element.. I will add the list i have onto the forums board next week…
Below are the websites that assisted me with the collation of my Magickal correspondences Lists – They will help you too.. Much of the lists added here are from these sites