Friday, November 30, 2012



For: Purification, Sex Magic, Healing (to Destroy Disease), Candle Magi, Hearth Magic

"O for a muse of fire, that would ascend

The brightest heaven of invention"

......William Shakespeare

Planet: Sun, Mars, Jupiter

Time: noon

Season: summer

Quality: destructive, choleric, masculine, phallic

Direction: South

Jewel: fire opal, pyrite/firestone, amethyst, fire garnet

Tool: censer, wand

Zodiac: Aries (Cardinal Fire), Leo (Fixed Fire), Sagittarius (Mutable Fire)

Symbol: swastika (fire wheel), candle, crucible, matches

Plant: alder, almond tree in bloom, dittany (burning bush), fire thorn, flame tree, garlic, hibiscus,
mustard, nettles, onion, hot peppers, red poppy, rose

Animal: salamander, lion, snake, fire-breathing dragon, horse (when their hooves make a spark),

Rules: energy, activity, motivation, sight, quickening, blood, sap, spirit, purification, heat, flames,

bonfires, lust, ife, enthusiasm, passion, the hearth, inspiration, transformation, vitality, sexuality,

leadership, combustion, healing, volcanos, destruction, authority, metalwork, incandescence,

deserts, eruptions, explosions, anger, the masculine, the power of will, inspiration

Invocations: djinn, hearth and smith god/desses, the Manes, Salamander


Astarte, Ashtoreth, Bastet, Berecyntia, Brighid (Lady of the Hearth), Hestia, Ishtar, Kali, Minerva

Belisima, Oynyena Maria (Fiery Mary), Pele, Pyrrha (the Red One), Sekhmet, sylphs, Vesta (the

Shining One).

Invoke fire goddesses by throwing salt into flames.


Agni (the Purifier, the All-Possessor, the Resplendent, the Divine Fire), Ariel, Baal, Bel, Belenus,

Chango, Govannon, Hephaestus, Horus (the Mighty One of Transformations) , Michael, Mulciber,

Ogun, Prometheus (who stole fire), Raphael, seraphs, Shiva, Surya, Uriel (Flame of God), Velchanus,

Vishnu, Vulcan


To Hindus, fire is the light of life, the brilliance of intelligence, the ardor of strength, the glow of

health, the energy of passion, anger and lust, the spark of divine desire.

Fire of Azriel, used to see into the past and learn about past lives, is kindled of cedar, juniper, and


The ancient fire festivals were Sun charms. A burning fire wheel represents the course of the Sun

through the sky. Midsummer fire was considered the fire of heaven. In Ireland, coals from the

bonfires of the fire festivals were carried into the grain fields as a charm against blight.

Bale fire, or baelfire, is a fire kindles for rituals such as a Sabbat festival. Some credit baelfire with

the power to consume negativity or erase misdeeds.

 ......Eileen Holland

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