Purification refers to the removal of impurities or unwanted influences, toxins, filth, negative energies, etc. in order to leave a pure or at least less polluted product. Many magical practitioners engage in purification ceremonies before performing magical work. They may purify themselves, their tools and/or their ritual space in order to begin their magical work with a clean slate.

As water may be purified by boiling destroy bacteria, filtering to remove sediment or heavy metals or distilled to remove virtually everything but the water, magical practitioners use a variety of means to purify their space, themselves and their tools and other materials. Some methods include asperging, smudging or fumigation, the use of salt, and ritual baths.

See Also

Do you have any questions or something to add?
Note: This is not an appropriate place for very personal information or spell requests. They will be deleted.

Add a New Comment

You can Print this page for your Book of Shadows