Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.
View your shopping cart Shopping Cart | My Account | Help | Become a Fan on Facebook Become a Fan | Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us | Watch Us on YouTube Watch Us | Subscribe to our RSS Feeds Subscribe
Browse ProductsAuthorsArticlesBlogsEncyclopediaNewslettersAffiliate ProgramContact UsBooksellers
Advanced Search
NATURE-BASED & PAGAN
Almanacs & Calendars
Animals & Mythical Creatures
Book of Shadows
Celtic & Druid
Cooking & Crafts
Coven
Faeries & Elementals
Family
Folklore & Natural Magic
Goddess & God Worship
Green Spirituality
Healing
Herbalism
History & Biographies
Home & Garden
Pagan
Practical Techniques
Rites of Passage
Ritual
Sabbats & Seasons
Santeria
Shamanism
Solitary Path
Spells
Wicca
Witchcraft
World Paganism

Email Exclusives
Sign up to receive special offers and promotions from Llewellyn.



Practical Candleburning Rituals
Over 300,000 sold!
Practical Candleburning Rituals
Spells & Rituals for Every Purpose

By: Raymond Buckland
Imprint: Llewellyn
Specs: Trade Paperback | 9780875420486
English  |  224 pages | 5 x 8 IN
5 1/4"x8", illus.
Pub Date: September 2002
Price: $13.99 US,  $15.95 CAN
In Stock? Yes, ready to ship
Qty:

IN-DEPTH DESCRIPTION
MORE INFORMATION
Product Summary
In-depth Description
Publisher Reviews
(You must be logged in to recommend a product)
   Not yet recommended

Many people think that magic is complex and difficult. Leave it to Raymond Buckland to reveal that magic can be as easy as lighting some candles and performing a simple ritual. You can discover the truth of how easy magic really is in his Practical Candleburning Rituals.
First, you will learn how to prepare: A quiet room. A small table or even a box for an altar. Some nice incense. Candles of the appropriate color ... any type will do. You "dress" them by rubbing them with oil according to the directions. And that's it. You don't need a special diet or elaborate robes. Just candles, quiet, space, and this book as a guide.
And what a guide it is! There are rituals for just about every need you might have. In many instances, two forms of the ritual are given. One is a Christianized version, the other reflects the early pre-Christian nature worship — the Old Religion as it is known.
Pick a purpose for a magical ritual and chances are good you will find a candleburning ritual for it here. Do you want to consecrate an amulet or talisman? See page 167. Do you want to overcome a bad habit? See page 21. Do you need help when doing divination? How about causing dreams? Or perhaps you want to regain or retain health. You'll find rituals for all of these here ... and many more.
Let's say you want to obtain money. You set up your altar with candles as illustrated. You light your two general altar candles and then some incense. Meditate on the purpose of the ritual and clear your mind.
Light a candle that represents the petitioner (it could be you, of course) and identify it with that person. Then light a gold candle next to it. Think hard on attraction and say that it is attracting money to the petitioner.
Next, light five green candles, think hard on money. As you light them, say that the candles represent the money which is desired. It is as much as the petitioner needs "no more, and no less."
Then light a red candle, thinking of the complete wish fulfilled. This is followed by a brief acknowledgement that "all should be earned or not received at all ... for it is said the Gods will provide when surely is there a need. Now is that need." This is followed by thinking of the wish being fulfilled and the petitioner having the money. Again you recite a brief acknowledgement: "The money now is his ... Praise be the Gods for their goodness. Ever is it thus. Now all is well."
You then sit quietly for five minutes, after which time you may extinguish the flames. Repeat the ritual the following day, but move the red and green candles closer to the gold candle and the petitioner's candle. Repeat on following days until the candles are touching.
And that's all it takes. Other rituals include ones to conquer fear, to heal an unhappy marriage, to win love, to change your luck, to stop slander, and many more.
If you are looking for direct, powerful, and practical magic, this is the book for you!



When we embark on our path as witches we make a choice to change our lives and follow a little voice that calls to us each from some place that is familiar but unseen. It whispers to us on the cool breeze, it rings in our ears in moments of perfect clarity, and it beckons us to become something bigger than ourselves, something more ancient, and... read this article
How to Survive Waking Up
Becoming a Werewolf: Ancient Shamanic Dog Magic
Remaining Magickal in the Midst of Chaos




Everyday Witch Book of Rituals
Everyday Witch Book of Rituals
All You Need for a Magickal Year
Deborah Blake
$18.99 US,  $21.95 CAN | Add to Cart

 
Tarot Spells
Tarot Spells
Janina Renée
$17.99 US,  $20.95 CAN | Add to Cart

 
A Practical Guide to the Runes
Over 200,000 sold!
A Practical Guide to the Runes
Their Uses in Divination and Magic
Lisa Peschel
$7.99 US,  $8.95 CAN | Add to Cart

 
Cunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs
Over 400,000 sold!
Cunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs
Scott Cunningham
$17.99 US,  $20.95 CAN | Add to Cart

 
Spellcasting
Spellcasting
Beyond the Basics
Michael Furie
$15.99 US,  $18.50 CAN
$11.19 US,  $12.95 CAN On Sale! | Add to Cart