Imbolc Magickal Correspondence

Imbolc Magickal Correspondence

Imbolc Magickal Correspondence

The Plants and Herbs of Imbolc:

Angelica, Basil, Bay Laurel, Blackberry, Celandine, Coltsfoot, Heather, Iris, Myrrh, Snowdrop, Tansy, Violets, First Flower of the Year

Colors of Imbolc:

White, Pink, Red, Yellow, lt. Green, Brown

Stones associated with Imbolc:

Amethyst, Bloodstone, Garnet, Ruby, Onyx, Turquoise

Incense and oils:

you can use any of the following scents, either blended together or alone; Basil, Bay, Wisteria, Cinnamon, Violet, Vanilla, Myrrh, frankincense, jasmine, camphor, and lotus.

Animals and mythical beasts:

Sheep, Wolves, Bears, Stags, Eagle, Raven, Groundhog, Owl, Snake, phoenix, dragons and other types of firebirds

Gods and Goddess Associated with Imbolc:

Virgin/Maiden Goddesses, all Fire/Flame Gods and Goddesses, and Gods and Goddesses represented as Children. Goddesses: Brigid, Aradia, Anu, Arianrhod, Athena, Branwen, Inanna, Selene, Gaia, Februa Gods: Februus, Pax, Cupid, Eros, Dagda and Diancecht

Symbols for Imbolc:

Candles, Lamps, Brooms, Yellow flowers, Brighid’s Crosses, Priapic Wands (acorn-tipped), dishes of snow, evergreens

Foods of Imbolc:

All dairy products, curries, onions, chives, seeds, herbal tea, mutton or lamb, Poppyseed Cakes, muffins, scones, and breads, onions, garlic, raisins, spiced wines, herbal teas, poultry, pork.

Activities of Imbolc:

Candle Lighting, Stone Gatherings, Snow Hiking and Searching for Signs of Spring, Making of Brideo’gas and Bride’s Beds, Making Priapic Wands, Decorating Ploughs, Feasting, Bon Fires

Spell Work of Imbolc:

Blessing of seeds for this year’s garden, fertility and purification, spring cleaning, “Bride’s Bed” rituals, Home hearth fires are put out and re-lit, and a besom is place by the front door to symbolize sweeping out the old and welcoming the new, consecration of agricultural tools, rituals of initiation, transformation, new beginnings

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