Lunar Phase and Candle Colors

moon candle colors


New Moon-

Black Candle


You cannot see the Moon. It isn’t visible. End of phase and new cycle begins; a time to have new ideas. Begin new things, maintain pure joy of being.

Protection and creates a shield for the beginning of the cycle

Crescent Moon-
Orange Candle

The moon is barely visible. A time to seek out rare adventures, to organize, and to strengthen individual will.

Represents the zest of life with the aid of stability. Helps bring forth courage and optimism.

First Quarter Moon-
Red Candle

A First Crisis. A time to discover ones strength. To concentrate and release personal power. Passionate creativity.

Gives vitality, courage and strength. Stimulates the heart.

Gibbous Moon-
White Candle

A phase of reflection. Time to discover the whole of one’s inner life. A time to manifest one’s inner truth, faithfulness to personal discipline.

Purity and protection. Creates atmosphere for meditation, centering. Innocence.

Full Moon-
Yellow Candle

Strong emphasis on relationship issues. A time to find everything within oneself except loneliness; share life. To know oneself through action rather then solitary reflection.

Light of the sun. It starts to enlighten inner wisdom. Provides clarity, alertness and optimism. Aligns the right use of will.

Disseminating Moon-
Blue Candle

Emphasis is on communication. New ideas to be traveled outwardly. To relate creativity to the outside world with force. Resolve all personal conflicts within.

Builds knowledge, sharing, calming, vocal expression and communication. Aids in meditation and enhances inner Attunement.

Last Quarter Moon-
Purple Candle

A time to simplify life, crisis of consciousness, through the power of dominating intellect. To come out of self, be freed by a spiritual vision from personal withdrawal. Rid oneself of personal attachments.

The color of transformation, from negative vibrations to positive. Balances the energy within the body and helps the mind and body flow more easily with life.

Balsamic Moon-
Pink Candle

Power of personal advantage. A time to release the imperatives of the old cycle, to unite. To accept ones self. To confront death.

Universal love of self and others. Draws love to you and removes sorrows and past hurts. Attunes one to love’s soothing presence in all of creation. Calming, protective, serene, Security helps eliminate ego and brings in more love vibrations. Improves relationships and eliminates animosity.

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New Moon Meditation