Bad Luck 1)A drip of wax down the side of a candle at a seance presages bad luck
or death to the person nearest to that side.
2)It's considered unlucky to fall asleep with a candle burning.
3)It's considered unlucky to gaze into a mirror by candle light especially
on Hallows Eve.
Death 1)If a candle suddenly goes out by itself, it is an omen of a death in
2)If a candle flame turns blue it is an omen of death in the offing.
3)If a candle flame gutters and causes grease to form in a winding
sheet, it is a death omen for whoever is sitting nearest to it.
Dreams 1)To dream of a black candle is an omen of death or illness.
2)To dream of a white candle is an omen of true love.
3)A red candle that appears in a dream means passion and sexual
4)To dream of 5 candles is an omen of love and marriage.
5)To dream of a candle in a holder is an omen of happy and prosperous
Ghosts And Evil 1)A blue light from a candle is a sign that good spirits are nearby.
2)A tall straight flame on a candle during a seance is a sign that a spirit is
3)Always light a candle at moments of birth, marriage and death to ensure
that evil spirits are at bay.
Good Luck 1)A bayberry candle burned all the way down will bring good luck to the
home and gold to the pocket.
2)Light a new white candle in a new house to bring good luck and
happiness to the home.
3)Kill a moth flitting about a candle to bring good luck and keep away bad
spirits and negativity.
Miscellaneous 1)A candle with a tall straight flame means the arrival of a stranger.
2)Churches only used beeswax candles because it was believed that bees
came from paradise.
3)A medieval belief was that a lighted candle placed between the horns of a
goat could make the devil appear.