A sacred space is a room or space you use for your self-care, spiritual and manifestation practice. It is a space where you are able to deeply connect with yourself and energies around you.
When you are in this space, you feel calm and safe. It’s also a place just for you and it’s therefore important to set some rules. Check and make your rules clear to others, especially children. If they’re curious let them see you space for the first time and encourage them to create one of their own.
If you don’t have room to spare, then chose a space in your home. This space needs to feel comfortable, grounded and safe for you. It’s doesn’t have to be a large space. Having a low table and a sitting cushion is just enough to get you started.
Not only you won’t need too many things for your sacred space, but also both of these items will physically mark your space in the house. In this way you can see, if your space looks good in
How to create a sacred space
How and when do we create a sacred space? In this blog post, you’ll find an easy and simple way to get you started with your very own sacred space.
- If you have chosen a specific place in your home, the first thing to do is to get you moving with this task. Just move around your home and feel the right place for you. Also, keep it as private as possible. If you live with other people and children, then the living room might not be the place for you.
- Depending on the physical space available, create a space where you have enough room to at least meditate (while seated or if you lie on the floor). If journaling is a big part of your life, then try to have space available for a small and low table.
- Decorate your space in a way that reflects your personality. If you like to meditate while laying on the floor, then you might want to have a nice rug on the floor and a beautiful blanket.
- Add your sacred items. Think of books, journals, special and
magickalitems. There are no rules so feel free to add whatever you feel it’s right. Also, you can add more things along the way or change it completely every once and a while.
- Optional: create an altar on your table. An
atlaris a space in your sacred space that is intentededfor a Goddess, deity, Animal totem, spirit guides, etc. This is a space where you show your devotion, do your prayers, and place your offerings.
When should you go to your sacred space?
This all depends on your own self-care, spiritual and manifestation practice. It’s often recommended to spend some time in your sacred space at least once a day. However, if you skip a day that is fine too.
The thing with any type of practice is that you want to feel good about it, spend the time you have on it, and never feel obligated to be there or do something. As soon as we find ourselves in an ‘I must do this or that’ kind of situation we might create unconsciously negative energies around it, and that it the least we want to do.
Does it mean you can only spend 10 minutes once a week in your space? Then this is just what you need to do. Maybe you’ll have more time to spend later on, and if you love the way you feel in your space, then you naturally will want to be there as often as you can.
If you need a little help around routines, then try to get up 5 minutes earlier each morning and spend these 5 minutes in your space in the morning. Try to spend these 5 minutes just before you get started with your day.
Moreover, if you are not a morning person or you don’t like to be in your space in the morning, then try to spend these 5 minutes before you go to bed. You can do this just before you start to get ready to go to bed.
With this simple routine, you’ll be able to get more in tune with your spiritual practices. A great spiritual routine for you to get started with is meditation.
If you work with the Moon, then you might want to spend some time at least during the Dark Moon, New Moon, and Full Moon.
During the Dark Moon, you’d want to spend time here just being in silence with yourself and spend some time journaling.
The day after, during the New Moon, you want to set your intentions in this space.
Moreover, you want to release your intentions and eventually do other rituals on the Full Moon.
So, whenever you want to do a ritual that is not in nature, you’ll then want to do them in your sacred space.
- Tarot and oracle reading and other workings
- Spiritual studies
- Crafting place for herbs, jewelry, all types of spiritual & magickal DIY’s, art, or other creative processes
- Journaling time
- Rituals and ceremonies
This is your space so you can do whatever you feel called to do in here. Just takes these few tips into consideration:
- Ground first: grounding stands for ways to connect to the earth; having your feet on the ground. You can go outside and walk barefoot or do a visualization where you see your roots going from your body into the ground. Youtube is full of grounding visualizations. Look one up that appeals to you.
- Do an exercise to relax: like meditation! Do some meditation for at least 5 minutes before you start.
Keeping the sacredness in the space
The first thing to remember, before you do any type of ritual or any type of practice is essential to clean your space. This means you physically clean your space and you energetically clean it too.
For the first one, you just need a towel and water. And now just get started cleaning.
Most common ways to energetically clean your space is with to smudge with white sage or Palo Santo. Add positivity after smudging.
Vacuum clean and dust thoroughly at least one a week.
Do a major clean job once a month. A good moment to do so is during the Waning Moon Phase, especially the Waning Cresent Phase.
Tip: add some Florida Water to your water as this cleans naturally any type of filth in all levels.
A sacred place on the go
If you live small and don’t have literally some space for your Sacred Space or you want to take your sacred space with you on a holiday then you can create a Sacred Space for the Go.
You can have this in a small (wood or tin) box where you can keep your essentials like incense, sacred water, a candle (e.g. A birthday candle), matches, etc.
Additionally, bring your journal and a few pens with you. You want to keep a record of your spiritual workings and your processes. Also, have at least 3 pens with you. There is nothing worse than having a pen die on you while you don’t have another one near by.
Note: if you have done some heavy and/or long spiritual work like a ritual or a ceremony, then grounding once more is required. The best way for grounding afterward is by eating some cake, bread or some chocolate and have something to think. Therefore, have some food and think ready for you to ground afterward.
For me, my home is my sacred space too. As I clean my sacred space at all levels I clean my home too. Especially when the Moon is waning I’ll usually clean my entire house thoroughly.
If you want of you feel you need some inspiration for your sacred space, then go to my Sacred Space Board on Pinterest and feel inspired!
A good way to spend more time in your sacred space is using the Super Moon Bundle. With it printed and in hand, you can work on your bundle while spending type in your sacred place. In this way, you not only get in a routine with a new healthy habit, but you also make your Super Moon Bundle more sacred too.
You can read how to use the Super Moon Bundle below:
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