SOME COMMON SYMBOLS
Circle - The circle is a gathering symbol. It surrounds the item(s) inside, joins items together, and
gives them a wall of protection. This being one of the most universal and useful of symbols, it is
well to meditate on the multitudes of uses the circle has within magical applications.
Crossroads - Shown as a hollow equal-armed cross, the crossroads represent the center of the
world. It is the place where living beings can meet with the spirits of the dead and it is also a
symbol of Hecate.
Hexagram - The hexagram is made of two triangles united. The triangle with upwards point
symbolizes the masculine and the downward triangle the feminine. This is an ancient symbol
of sexual union that was used long before it became the Jewish symbol.
Nine-Pointed Star - The nine-pointed star is made using three triangles, overlapping each other
to form the star. Each triangle symbolizes the three trinities: Maiden, Mother, Crone; Youth, Father,
Sage; and God (masculine), Goddess (feminine), Spirit. An ultimate symbol of unity.
It is also called Star of the Muses.
Square - The square is the joining of four. It is often used as a symbol of Earth, the elements, and the directions.
Triangle - The triangle is a uniting symbol of trinity: Maiden, Mother, Crone; Youth, Father, Sage; Spirit, Self, Deity.
X - The X is a symbol of protection and can also be used as a banishing charm. Example: you wish
to quit smoking so you draw a picture of a cigarette and then place a large X overtop of the picture.
This protects you from smoking another cigarette.
The different colors of candles each have their own symbolism.
Here is a table of the colors and their meanings.
White: truth, purity
Red: love, health, sex, strength
Green: money, luck, fertility
Black: discord, evil, negativity, confusion
Brown: neutrality, uncertainty, hesitation
Pink: love, morality, honor
Purple: power, business progress, ambition
Orange: attraction, stimulation
Greenish Yellow: jealousy, anger, discord
Gray: neutrality, stalemate, negativity
Light Blue: tranquility, patience, health
Dark Blue: depression, changeability