"The Chinese luck and wealth god Hotei is sometimes known in America as the Lucky Buddha, and this casual usage has given rise to the hoodoo practice of calling upon the Lucky Buddha for favours, much as one might petition a Catholic saint, a Hindu deity, or a lucky pirit of any kind."
-- The Lucky Mojo Curio Co. catalogue
The label shown here is from a Lucky Mojo brand Lucky Buddha Vigil Candle, burned by those who wish to dream lucky, to win at games of luck and chance, or to success in love and career. The same herbs and fragrances used to dress this candle for customers and clients are the basis of Lucky Mojo brand Lucky Buddha dressing oil . used for anointing oneself, fixing the card room, preparing white offertory candles or feeding a mojo bag. These herbs and scents also can be found in Lucky Buddha incense powder, sachet powder, and bath crystals.
Like the rest of the Lucky Mojo line, this product contains genuine herbal essential oils, not synthetic fragrances. Lucky Buddha labels are adapted from vintage packaging and in many cases the images are as traditional as the ingredients themselves.
Lucky Buddha is one of a family of related formulas that also includes Fast Luck, Good Luck, Lucky Number, Aunt Sally's Lucky Dream, Lucky 13, Lucky Mojo, Three Jacks and a King, Lucky Hand, Japanese Lucky Seven, and Lady Luck products. Each one of these old-time recipes is slightly different -- some placing emphasis on catching lucky numbers through dreams, others on being hit with lucky "coincidences" or hunches, and still others on obtaining uncanny runs of finger dexterity at cards or dice -- or all of these combined with luck at love and games of chance -- but they have in common the underlying aim of enhancing the magician's internally generated forces, enabling action upon the external world.
The above formulas may, of course, be mixed and matched in any way that suits the practitioner, or may be teamed up with formulas from another line of goods, such as a financial or money luck formula like Money Drawing, or a passion and sexual love spell formula like Love Me.
How you choose to use Lucky Buddha spiritual supplies is, of course, up to you,
but one very traditional
method is to employ them in conjunction with the 23rd Psalm, while praying for all that is
PSALM 23 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures. He leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul. He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for His name's sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil for thou art with me. Thy rod and Thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies. Thou anointest my head with oil. My cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever. Amen.
There are thousands of specific spells that employ a variety of hoodoo spiritual supplies. Here are some of the ways you can use Lucky Buddha brand spiritual supplies to attract the luck you desire.
You may perform spells for increasing luck whenever you desire. If the need is not urgent, you can take time to align your spell-casting with cosmic forces and work by a Waxing Moon Phase, so that the Moon grows bigger while you work. But don't let the Moon Phases hold you back: if the timing is not right, you can do the work whenever it is best for you.
Before dawn dissolve half the packet of Lucky Buddha Bath Crystals into a tub of hot water. Pour the water over your head 9 times as you say the 23rd Psalm and name what you want. Air-dry yourself and collect a basin of the used bath water, which now has your essence in it. Dress in fresh, clean clothes, carry the basin of bath-water to a crossroads and throw the water toward the sunrise in the East. Walk back home and don't look back.
Dust your body, your lottery tickets, you cards, your betting money, or your racing form with Lucky Buddha Sachet Powder, or sprinkle a pinch of Lucky Buddha Sachet Powder in the four corners of the room where you plan to do some wagering or card playing or dice gaming. Each time, say the 23rd Psalm and name what you want.
Make the Lucky Buddha Incense Powders into cones (use a twist of paper or a small candle snuffer cone, pack the incense in with your finger, and turn it out of the cone) or place it loose on a brazier. Many people find that keeping a pot of Incense smoking while they work increases their ability to break through into a spiritual space or magical way of working.
Carve your full name on a white Offertory Candle and dress the candle with Lucky Buddha Oil. As you dress it, speak aloud your petition, such as, "With the help and grace of God, i'm gong to win tonight."
You may burn the candle in sections (generally 15 minutes at a time) or let it burn through to the end, no matter how long it takes. If you burn it in sections, you may fnd it a good idea to light and burn the incense each time as well.
If you want the spell to be ongoing, or ant a light at home to "back you up" while you g to the casino, card room, or race track to play, you would be better off to use a fixed and prepared Lucky Buddha Glass Encased Vigil Candle. Write your petition on paper, cross it with your name written 9 times, and set the Vigil Light in a safe place, such as the sink, bath tub, or shower stall, where it will not cause any problems while you are out.
Whenever it is convenient for you, dissolve the remaining half of the bath crystals in hot water and add the liquid to the rinse water when you do your laundry, especially your underwear and stockings. When you wear these clothes, you will be "dressed" for luck.
It is important to properly dispose of ritual remains. Because these are magic spells for good luck, you may want to keep the remains around your home. Wrap up any left-over candle wax, incense ashes, and used sachet powders in a piece of cloth. Secure and tie it with thread or string. Bury it in your back yard.
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