Three Dark Moon Rituals by Eryn Johnson

Original Link: https://zennedout.com/three-dark-moon-rituals/ 

 

by 

 

The dark moon is one of my personal favorite times of the cycle. It’s the last few days of the waning time of the cycle, where the moon continues to shrink and eventually disappears from the sky.

Different traditions honor the dark moon at different times. Personally, I honor the dark moon when you can’t see the moon at all in the sky–which is technically the new moon. Others honor the dark moon the last few days before the new moon. I recommend using your intuition and noticing how you feel during these days to understand when to honor the dark moon versus new moon.

 

So what is the dark moon all about?

 

The dark moon is our time for radical rest, for deep clearing and releasing, and turning within. This is the time to cancel plans, to do shadow work, to go to sleep early and wake up late, and to pull tarot or oracle cards to tune in to your inner voice.

Keep scrolling for a few rituals to consider working with at this time.

 

WATER SPELL FOR CLEARING

Cards featured from The Ritual Deck. 

One of my favorite spells to work during the dark moon is this simple water spell. Water is a helpful element for cleansing and purification, and this spell works especially well when the dark moon is in a water sign–PiscesCancer, or ScorpioYou’ll need:

  • A large glass of water
  • A piece of paper and pen

To start, choose what you’re focusing on releasing. Maybe it’s blocks to self-expression, fear of being rejected, shame around your path, or blocks to abundance. Once you’ve decided what you’re ready to release (you’re welcome to spend some time journaling on this to get clear), start making a list of all the limiting beliefs and stories that you hold associated with this block.

For example, let’s say you’re working with clearing blocks to abundance. Your list might hold beliefs like:

  • I can’t make money doing what I love
  • People with money are jerks
  • It’s wrong to have money when other people have so little, etc.

Keep letting the beliefs flow! I tend to fill up a whole page when I do this spell.

Once you have your list, it’s time to work the spell. Ground yourself, cast your circle, and pick up your list. You’re going to say the first belief out loud, starting with “I clear the belief that ________ from my body” and then taking a big sip of water. Pause and notice, feeling and visualizing the water moving through your body, cleansing this belief from your system on every level.

Repeat this for each belief on your list, taking your time and really feeling the beliefs move out of your body.

 

When you’re done, use the energy of your palms to charge your last sip of water with what you do want – abundance, healthy self-expression, creativity, etc. – and feel your whole body being charged with this intention by the power of the element of water.

Give thanks to water and the Universe for their help, ground yourself again and open your circle.

 

CANDLE MAGICK FOR RELEASING

For this spell, you’ll need:

  • Black taper candle
  • Carving tool like a sharp point crystal, toothpick, or athame
  • Black tourmaline, smoky quartz, or petrified wood
  • A simple oil like grapeseed or bergamot essential oil
  • Rosemary

Start by cleansing all of your items for the spell. This can be done by wafting rosemary smoke over them or visualizing light cleansing them.

For this spell, you’ll be carving what you’re releasing into your candle as well as the glyph for Pluto, the planet that helps things die and be transformed. For your words, keep them simple and powerful by carving the basics of what you’re releasing like “fear” or “self-doubt.”

Anoint your candle with your oil and roll it in your dried rosemary. As you carve and anoint your candle, visualize your all of whatever you’re releasing – your fear or your self-doubt as in the example above – pouring into the candle.

Place your crystal(s) and candle on your altar, light your candle, and start meditating on the flame. Continue to visualize all that you’re releasing pouring into the candle, and watch as it burns and turns to smoke. Stay with this meditation until you feel a shift in your energy – until you really feel a release.

Let the candle burn out if you can or snuff out the candle and continue the same spell each night until the candle has burned completely.

SHADOW WORK TAROT OR ORACLE SPREAD

The dark moon is a deep invitation into shadow work.

 

What is shadow work?

 

Simply put, it’s an intentional exploration of our shadow side – the parts of ourselves that we reject, that we’re ashamed of, that we stuff down and hide. Click here to learn more about shadow work if you’re new to it!

For this ritual, you’ll want to create a ritual space – whatever that means to you. For me, it usually means cleansing my space with smoke beforehand, lighting incense, and lighting candles. Maybe you also like to take an essential oil bath beforehand, or sprinkle herbs in a circle around you.

All you’ll need for this ritual is:

  • A journal and pen
  • Your tarot or oracle cards

Spend a few moments grounding yourself, then shuffle your cards and pull a card for each of these questions:

  • What part of my shadow is rising to the surface to be worked with?
  • How has rejecting this part of myself manifested in my life?
  • How can I show this part of myself more love and integrate it into my whole self?

Give yourself the gift of sitting with your cards after you pull them. Spend time meditating on your cards, journaling about them, or even painting with them to process and understand what their messages are for you.

Our moon rings can support you throughout this time! Click to shop the dark moon ring and the waning moon ring.

Author:JP the DDG Aspie Vamp
Published:Aug 27th
Modified:Aug 27th

Who is Online?
***IMPORTANT UPDATE***

Spruz will be changing urls and the new V-TempleUVUP Network will be: https://v-templeuvup.spruz.net and next year this site will be no more (after December 31st!) BUT it still has a long way to go so we are still also using the original spruz site...

Posted by Vampyrian TempleUVUP on Sunday, September 6, 2020
Help Us or Contact us:

Contact Rev. JP Vanir at:

or [email protected]

SITE "Vampire music" PLAYLIST





Vampyre video playlists



Wheel_of_the_year

Join our mailing list

Website Fund
NETWORK CHATS BELOW
Vampyrian TempleUVUP ***MAIN Chat***



Vampyrian TempleUVUP Discord Chat







Network Poll
Most Active Members
Nereo
Recent Activity Items: 3
JP the DDG Aspie Vamp
Recent Activity Items: 1
Events
There are no upcoming events
Member Activity

Sep 24th

Nereo uploaded a new profile photo.

Sep 23rd

Nereo uploaded a new profile photo.

Sep 22nd

JP the DDG Aspie Vamp posted a message on Nereo's profile.
"Thankyou for joining and welcome ..."

Sep 8th

JP the DDG Aspie Vamp posted a message on dr. cindy ravenmoon's profile.
"***This site has been our home for quite a while HOWEVER next year (after Dec. 31 2020) our host sruz.com will be NO..."

Sep 8th

JP the DDG Aspie Vamp posted a message on c.c13's profile.
"Thankyou for joining and welcome to the one stop place for vampyre and LPH Spirituality ..."

Sep 8th

JP the DDG Aspie Vamp posted a message on SamaelaViscera's profile.
"Thankyou for joining and welcome to the one stop place for vampyre and LPH Spirituality ..."

Sep 8th

JP the DDG Aspie Vamp posted a message on SamaelaViscera's profile.
"Thankyou for joining and welcome to the one stop place for vampyre and LPH Spirituality ..."

Aug 19th

JP the DDG Aspie Vamp added a new discussion What Is Jainism?

Aug 16th

JP the DDG Aspie Vamp posted a message on DarkVampyreWillard's profile.
"I am so sorry it took so long to approve you spruz was acting up and had me on the wrong plan twice. It has too many issues..."

Aug 11th

JP the DDG Aspie Vamp added a new page titled Letting Loki In BY LEA SVENDSENEN

Aug 10th

JP the DDG Aspie Vamp posted a message on DarkVampyreWillard's profile.
"Thank you for joining and welcome to the one stop place for vampyre and LPH Spirituality ..."

Aug 8th

JP the DDG Aspie Vamp added a new discussion Higher Self Spell

Jun 12th

TheUVUP has joined Donor Database
RSS

This website is powered by Spruz

Live Support