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Altars are our place for worship, magic, and meditation.
Because altars are a place for personal worship, and meditation they
should be designed in a way that has personal meaning to you.
Altar Set Up
Here is the most used way of setting up an altar.
The Right Side
This is the warm side of the altar, and is associated with the sun, the
Day, and the God.
It is associated with physickal energy, and the elements of Fire and
The Left Side
This side of the altar is the cool side, and is associated with the
Moon, Stars, and the Goddess.
It is also associated with Spiritual energy, and Magic and also the
elements of Water, and Earth.
This area is associated with the Primeval Deity, or Spirit.
Which is within both the God, and Goddess, and within all other things.
This space is where the Deity is honored and is the focal point of the
It is associated with the Goddess that existed before creation.
This space represents spiritual energy that is manifesting in the
This is where the Magical workings are done.
Incense comes in sticks, cones, powders, and or oils.
The Incense is placed on the right of the altar, as it is symbolic of
We use incense for purification in a smudging form, and for offerings
to the deity.
Candles represent the element of fire,
and have always been used on altars.
here is a color chart that may be
used for chosing the candles.
Black - wisdom, guidence, protection
White - Innocence, manifestation,
and general purpose
Blue - communication
Yellow - happiness, success
Red - passion, strong emotion
Purple - spirituality, psychism
Green - healing, prosperity, fertility
Orange - creativity
Pink - romantic love, compassion
Herbs, and their meanings
C - G
H - O
P - Y
Some altar pieces
Also known as a Dagger is associated with the element of Air.
It is the wiccans ceremonial magical knife.
The atheme can be used for creating a circle, and to store or direct
Bells or chimes are used in the ceremony to signify the begining, and
end of the ritual.
They are also used for summoning deities, elements, spirits, and
wandering souls. They can also be used to ward off negativity.
Candles - represent fire
Chalice - symbolic of the Goddess & fertility
Mortar & Pestle
Wand - represents air
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