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Psychic Centers Opening Ritual
This article was written on July 25, 2008 posted under Pagan
1 Purple Candle
1 Teaspoon dried mugwort or powdered cinnamon
1 Small piece of clear quartz, opal, or orange calcite
Nagchampa, sandalwood, or dragon’s blood incense
Begin by anointing the candle with the oil and rolling it in the mugwort or cinnamon. Light the candle and the incense, then ground and center by breathing in the grounding energy of the earth and exhaling all other energy through your mouth. Continue to breathe in this fashion until you’re totally relaxed. Hold the stone to your Third Eye (the spot between your eyebrows) and visualize it as being the key that opens your psychic centers. See it turn in the lock and watch the doors swing open.
Place the stone in front of the candle, and then stand with your feet apart and your arms raised even with your shoulders to form a star. With the left palm up and the right palm facing the floor, continue to breathe in through your mouth and out through your nose for three or four more breaths. Then visualize your psychic centers in perfect working order—receiving and processing messages—and say something like:
Psychic centers open wide
So messages can flow inside
Give them voice that I can hear
Let them ring loud and clear
But let them come through gradually—
No more than my capacity
To understand and handle all
The messages that come to call—
And safety valve, now open too
So psychic overflow won’t stew
And grow into anxiety
As I will so mote it be
Leave the stone in front of the candle until the wick extinguishes itself. Place the stone in a safe place and use it whenever you need a link to the psychic world.
From Everyday Moon Magic, by Dorothy Morrison
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