Clearing Stagnant Energy with Sound & Sage

Clearing Stagnant Energy with Sound & Sage.

Clearing your aura and spaces is an ancient practice. Even though it’s considered ancient, it’s still an effective & well-known practice today!

It’s a way to cleanse and release negative & stagnant energy energetically. Then you can invite in fresh, new, positive energy.

I helped my daughter-in-law smudge her new place with a white sage & lavender blend before she moved in, and it was a great experience!

The only mistake we made was not opening up enough windows? It was pretty warm that day, and for some reason, several wasps were flying around the windows?

We only opened two windows because only two windows had screens (new screens were getting put in), and we didn’t want any wasps flying in.

We are both scaredy-cats when it comes to flying, stinging bugs. 😮 

So, we thought, Nah, we’ll be fine.

Nope, we definitely needed more windows open, “HA”! We both felt a little loopy the rest of the day after catching a buzz from the sage smoke.

Make sure you have good ventilation when smudging! 😉

Energy from people and objects can leave impressions of itself in spaces like your home, office, and car. 

Also, negative stagnant energy can stay trapped in your aura. So, it’s essential to regularly clear all of these areas for new fresh & vibrant energy! 

There are many reasons you may want to clear stagnant energy.

Some of them include:

  • Before you move into a new home or office.
  • During and after any bad relationship.
  • After the death of a loved one.
  • When a traumatic or damaging event happens.
  • While feeling depressed or sad.
  • During and after an illness.
  • When buying a new car ~ especially a used car.
  • Monthly energy maintenance is good too!

The most important thing about clearing energy is your intention. When clearing, you can visualize the old stagnant energy leaving the area while inviting fresh, new, positive energy in.

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Things to have before you begin!

White sage is the most popular sage for smudging. It’s associated with purity and has a strong presence, but you can also use other varieties.

Some common varieties are White, Black, or Red sage, Cedar, Sweetgrass, Rosemary, Lavender, Juniper, and Palo Santo.

Although keep in mind that some people are sensitive to smoke, and burning herbs can be a little overpowering.

So, if you find that the smoke bothers you, there are other options! Like using sound, diffusing essential oils, or using a smudging spray. 

Clearing stagnant energy with sound & sage

Find all of your smudging supplies under the Turquoise links!

Sage Clearing supplies ~

  1. Smudging Kit
  2. White Sage or other varieties
  3. Feather or Feather Fan (optional)
  4. Abalone Shell (optional)
  5. Sage Candle
  6. Sage Incense Sticks
  7. Essential Oils & Portable Diffuser (if you do not want the smoke)
  8. Aura/Space Smudge Spray  (if you do not want the smoke)

Sound Clearing supplies ~

  1. Bell
  2. Meditation Cymbals
  3. Tuning fork
  4. Tibetan singing bowl
  5. Meditation/chanting Music

You could use a combination of sound and sage like~

  • Sage & a bell
  • Diffuse essential oils & singing bowl
  • Smudge spray & meditation/chanting music

~How to clear your Space with sage~

After you have gathered your smudging supplies, and before you begin~

  • Open the windows and doors to let the negative stagnant energy out and let in the fresh new energy.
  • Write down your mantra or prayer, examples:

“Release any unwelcome energy from this space.”

“Fill this space/aura with unconditional love.”

“I’m living in harmony with mind, body, and spirit.”

“I’m releasing all energies that do not serve me.”

“Fill me up with love, light, and peace.”

“I trust the Universe and my intuition to guide me.”

  • Lastly, it’s essential to clear your mind and set your intention. A quick Meditation before you begin will get you into a focused, relaxed mindset.

For info. on meditating, take a look at this popular post~

“I Finally Figured out how to Meditate and get results!”

Clearing stagnant energy with sound & sage.

Steps for smudging~

  1. For best results, clear your aura before clearing your home/space.
  2. Set your intention & meditate to clear and focus your mind.
  3. Hold the sage at an angle, and light one end. Let it burn for about 20 seconds, then let the flame die out and smolder. (Watch for falling embers.)
  4. Starting on the lowest level and left corner, walk through every room, working in a clockwise fashion until you reach the top level.
  5. Use a feather or your hand to fan the smoke around the entire room while saying your mantra.
  6. Be sure to reach the corners of every room, all mirrors, doors, windows, and inside of closets and cabinets.
  7. Pay special attention to high-traffic areas and places where visitors come & go.
  8. As you are smudging, thank your Higher Power for helping and protecting you.

~How to clear your Aura with sage~

When using sage to clear yourself, you will follow the same steps you used (above) for clearing a space, but the focus will be on your body instead of your Space.

  1. Stand in the shape of a T with legs slightly spread apart and your arms out to the sides.
  2. Keeping the sage stick away from your body, start at either foot, work your way up and over your head, and then back down and off the opposite foot.
  3. Passing the sage to the other hand, on the way down the opposite side of the body
  4. Repeat if necessary!
  5. Saying your mantra as you go. “Fill my aura with unconditional love” or “Release all negative energy from my aura.”
  6. Envisioning the smoke is clearing your aura of any negative stagnant energy.

Clearing stagnant energy with sound & sage.

~How to clear your Space & Aura with Sound~

Clearing negative stagnant energy with sound is done by using a bell, meditation cymbals, tuning fork, Tibetan singing bowl, or you can clap your hands.

Simply follow the same steps (above) for burning sage, but the focus will now be on using sound instead of the smoke from sage.

Space Clearing ~

  • Set your intention and say your mantra.
  • Walk around the Space, ringing the bell or striking the bowl.
  • While cleansing the stagnant energy to bring positive vibrations and love into your Space.

Aura Clearing ~ 

  • Set your intention and say your mantra.
  • Stand in the shape of a T,
  • Clang the cymbals, or play meditation music to clear your aura.

Clearing stagnant energy with sound & sage will keep your spaces and aura free from negative stagnant energy and is essential for a healthy, happy, balanced you!

Here’s to Clearing Stagnant Energy!

Susie ∞

 

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