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Using Planets and Planetary Energy in your Spells and Magick
Choosing the right day to cast a spell does not need to be a long and involved process. Magic is a field of few true guarantees, and it gives a surprising amount of forgiveness once you have honed your intuition properly. Above all else, it is important to keep experimenting to find out what is best for you. The energy signature of a person has a great effect on the spell, as much as the day the spell is cast on, so find out what combination works best for you. The alignment of the planets, as well as the shifting phases of the moon, charges your spells with distinctive energies unique to each celestial body.
When choosing a suitable day of the week for a spell, it is important which planet this day is governed by. In addition to the day, the hours of day and night may also be considered. You can calculate these planetary hours for each day and thus determine the perfect time for your ritual.
In addition, if you want to include even more planetary energy into your spell, you choose the ingredients based on which plants, stones, colors, metals, etc. are assigned to the planet chosen as a supporter of the ritual.
The Moon is the planet of family and family ties. It is connected to the element of water as well as the zodiac sign of Cancer. Cast spells to strengthen family ties while the moon waxes, and banishing disagreement when the moon is waning. Lunar energy supports spells and magic related to family, children, marriage, fertility, cycles, growth, secrets, and agriculture. It is also a good time for dreamwork, moon magic, and spiritual development.
Intuition, clairvoyance, dream work, fears, feelings, promoting perception, femininity, fertility, spiritual development, self-knowledge, moon magic.
Planetary Correspondence of the Moon
- Number: 9
- Zodiac Sign: Cancer
- Element: Water
- Colors: Silver, white
- Metal: Silver
- Day: Monday
- Stones: Quartz, moonstone, pearl
- Plants: Violet, almond, iris
- Incense: Jasmine, aloe, lotus, ginseng
- Animals: Owl, wolf
- Gods: Isis, Diana, Hecate, Selene, Luna
- Archangel: Gabriel
The planet Mars is associated with courage, the zodiac sign Aries, and the element of fire. Cast spells to aid risky endeavors that require a stalwart heart during this time.
In modern days it is useful for tasks in which your resolve must be steeled—like breaking a habit or addiction or breaking a spell. Mars energy can be utilized in spells and magic for war, battles, strength, sexual potency, lust, passion, and courage.
Success, strength, courage, assertiveness, sexuality, struggle, competition, aggression, self-protection, performance, politics, charisma, logic, self-confidence.
Planetary Correspondence of Mars
- Number: 5
- Zodiac Sign: Aries
- Element: Fire
- Colors: Red
- Metal: Iron
- Day: Tuesday
- Stones: Ruby, garnet, red topaz
- Plants: Pepper, basil, capers, dragon’s blood
- Incense: Pepper, tobacco
- Animals: Bear, wolf, horse
- Gods: Horus, Mars, Ares, Tiw
- Archangel: Khamael
The heightened influence of Mercury also aids in communication, factual dissemination, acquiring knowledge, information, and creativity.
Utilize Mercury energy in spells for money, abundance, power, and justice.
Commerce, studies, intellect, language, career, communication, business acumen, professional success, contracts, promoting exams, court hearings, and job interviews.
Planetary Correspondence of Mercury
- Number: 8
- Zodiac Sign: Gemini, Virgo
- Element: Air and Water
- Colors: Orange, violet, yellow
- Metal: Quicksilver
- Day: Wednesday
- Stones: Citrine, Agate, Aventurine
- Plants: Parsley, lavender, anise, hazel
- Incense: White Sandalwood, storax
- Animals: Ape, jackal
- Gods: Hermes, Mercury, Anubis
- Archangel: Michael (Briah), Raphael (Planetary Angel, Yetyirah)
As the ruler of Sagittarius and Pisces, it is a good time for magic and spells to improve financial matters for success, money, ambition, health, and male fertility.
The heightened influence of Jupiter is beneficial for growth, control, well-being, and justice.
Prosperity, opulence, inner and outer wealth, abundance, generosity, happiness, profits, attraction, finding meaning, development, grounding, stability.
Planetary Correspondence of Jupiter
- Number: 4
- Zodiac Signs: Sagittarius, Pisces
- Elements: Air, fire
- Colors: Blue, purple, yellow
- Metal: Zinc, tin
- Day: Thursday
- Stones: Sapphire, amethyst
- Plants: Sage, Nutmeg, Olive, Oak
- Incense: Saffron, cedar
- Animals: Eagle, unicorn
- Gods: Jupiter, Zeus, Thor, Amun, Odin
- Archangel: Zadkiel
Signing new leases, forming employment contracts, or the dedication of marriages, rely on these planetary energies. Venus is associated with love, beauty, friendship, fidelity, and youth.
The heightened influence of Venus aids in spells and magic for love, romance, passion, lust, travel, and affection.
Connection, love, passion, romance, seduction, sensuality, promotion of artistic and artistic projects, fertility, growth.
Planetary Correspondence of Venus
- Number: 7
- Zodiac Sign: Libra and Taurus
- Element: Air
- Colors: Green
- Metal: Copper
- Day: Friday
- Stones: Turquoise, emerald
- Plants: Violet, rose, raspberry, thyme
- Incense: Rose, Sandalwood
- Animals: Dove, leopard, swan
- Gods: Venus, Aphrodite, Brigit, Hathor
- Archangel: Haniel
Saturn is associated with business, visions, and longevity.
It is a good time to ask for a raise or to try and move up the career ladder.
The Saturn energy is highly beneficial to perform exorcisms and other spiritual cleansings designed to remove the influence of unwanted supernatural entities or actions.
Restriction, concentration, death, magical self-defense, fundamental changes, defense against curses, eliminating imprecations, overcoming bad habits, magic spells.
Planetary Correspondence of Saturn
- Number: 3
- Zodiac Signs: Capricorn, Aquarius
- Element: Earth, Water
- Colors: Black
- Metal: Lead
- Day: Saturday
- Stones: Onyx, Jet
- Plants: Ivy, Yew, Nightshade
- Incense: Myrrh
- Animals: Goat, crocodile
- Gods: Saturn, Net, Aphrodite
- Archangel: Tzaphqiel
The heightened influence of Sun also aids in recovering lost objects, creating harmony and peace, and helping in legal matters.
This is the best time to cast spells for fortune, money, success, and preventing war.
Vitality, health, optimism, regeneration, awareness, centeredness, harmony, increased quality of life, stabilization of family, and home.
Planetary Correspondence of the Sun
- Number: 6
- Zodiac Sign: Leo
- Element: Fire
- Colors: Gold, yellow
- Metal: Gold
- Day: Sunday
- Stones: Citrine, Tiger Eye
- Plants: Sunflower, marigold, daisy
- Incense: Frankincense, cinnamon
- Animals: Lion, griffin
- Gods: Ra, Horus, Adonis, Apollo
- Archangel: Raphael (Briah), Michael (Planetary Angel, Yetyirah)