Sacred Candle Colors of the Gods and Goddesses


The following list contains the names and descriptions and sacred candle colors of most of the Goddesses and Gods worshiped by the various Wiccan traditions, along with ancient nature deities honored by different Pagan cultures.

Aah
Sacred Moon god of ancient Egypt. Candle color is silver.

Adith
Hindu sky Goddess. Candle color is blue.

Agni
Hindu god who takes three forms: sun, lightning, and fire. Candle color is red.

Amaterasu-o-mi-kami
Japanese Sun Goddess. Candle colors are yellow and gold.

Amon (or Amen)
Egyptian god of life, reproduction and agriculture. Candle color is green.

Anaitis
Persian fertility Goddess. Candle color is green.

Anu
Celtic Mother Goddess, Dawn Mother, and Goddess of death and the dead.
Candle colors are black and white.

Anubis
Egyptian god of death and black magick. Candle color is black.

Aodh
Celtic Fire Goddess. Candle color is red.

Aphrodite
Greek Goddess of love and beauty. Candle colors are red and pink.

Apollo
Greek god of the sun, fertility, prophecy, and oracles. Candle colors are gold and white.

Arrianrhod
Welsh Mother Goddess and neo-pagan goddess of fertility. Candle colors are green and white.

Artemis
Greek Goddess of the moon, hunting and wild beasts. Candle colors are silver and white.

Asherali
Caanite Goddess of the moon and fertility. Candle colors are green, white, and silver.

Astarte
Phoenician Goddess of love and fertility. Candle colors are pink, green, red, and silver.

Astraea
Greek Goddess of innocence and purity. Candle color is white.

Athena
Greek Goddess of wisdom and the arts. Candle colors are purple and white.

Attis
Phrypian god of fertility and vegetation. Candle color is green.

Baal
Phoenician god of nature and fertility. Candle color is green.

Bacchus
Roman god of wine and gaiety. Candle colors are red and purple.

Balder
Scandinavian Sun god, son of Odin. Candle colors are yellow and gold.

Bast
Egyptian fertility Goddess, daughter of Isis. Candle colors are red, green, and white.

Benten
Japanese Buddhist love Goddess. Candle color is pink.

Brigit
Celt and neo-pagan Goddess of fire, wisdom, poetry, and sacred wells. Candle colors are red and white.

Ce-Aehd
Celtic Goddess of nature. Candle color is green.

Ceara
Ancient pagan Goddess of nature. Candle color is green.

Cearas
Ancient pagan god of fire. Candle color is red.

Centeotle
Mexican fertility Goddess. Candle color is green.

Ceres
Roman Goddess of harvest and fertility of the earth. Candle colors are green, orange, brown, and yellow.

Cernunnos
Celtic horned god of wild animals, hunting, and fertility. Candle color is dark green.

Cerridwen
Celtic and neo-pagan Goddess of mountains, fertility, and inspiration.
Candle color is green.

Chernobog
Slavic god of storms and war. Candle color is red.

Chloris
Greed Goddess of flowers. Candle colors are white and all floral colors.

Chu-Jung
Chinese god of fire. Candle color is red.

Cybele
Phrygian Goddess of nature and fertility. Candle color is green.

Daghda
Principal god of the pagan tribes of Ireland, known as the "Lord of Great Knowledge." Candle colors are green and brown.

Dazhbog
Slavic Sun god. Candle colors are yellow, gold, and orange-red.

Demeter
Greek Goddess of fertility, husbandry, and harvest. Candle colors are green and orange.

Dew
Greek fertility Goddess. Candle color is green.

Diana
Roman and neo-pagan moon Goddess. Candle colors are silver and white.

Dionysus
Greek god of wine, ecstasy, fertility and nature. Candle colors are red, purple, and green.

Durga (also Durva)
Hindu Goddess. Candle color is red.

Dyaus
Indo-European sky god. Candle color is blue.

Ea
Babylonian god of water, lord of wisdom and patron of magick, arts and crafts. Candle color is blue.

Eostre
Saxon and neo-pagan Goddess of fertility and springtime. Candle color is green.

Epona
Celtic mare Goddess. Candle color is white.

Ereshkigal
Sumerian horned Goddess and queen of the underworld. Candle color is black.

Eros
Greek god of love and sexual intercourse. Candle color is red.

Esmeralda
South American Goddess of love. Candle color is emerald green.

Exue
Macumba god of magick. Candle colors are black and white.

Faunus
Roman god of woodlands, fields, and shepherds. Candle color is green.

Flora
Roman Goddess of flowers and "all that flourishes." Candle colors are white and all floral colors.

Fortuna
Roman Goddess of happiness, good fortune, and chance. Candle colors are green, gold, and silver.

Frey
Scandinavian god of fertility. Candle color is green.

Freya (also Freyja)
Scandinavian Goddess of fertility, love and beauty. Candle colors are green, red, and black.

Frigga
Scandinavian mother Goddess. Candle color is white.

Frija
Pagan-Germanic Earth Mother. Candle color is brown.

Hades
Greek god of the underworld. Candle color is black.

Hathor
Egyptian Goddess of beauty and the heavens, patroness of fecundity, infants, and music. Candle color is blue.

Hecate
Greek Moon Goddess, neo-pagan Goddess of fertility and moon magick. Candle colors are black and silver.

Hera
Greek Goddess of death and re-birth. Candle colors are black and dark brown.

Hestia
Greek hearth Goddess. Candle color is red.

Horus
Egyptian god of the sky. Candle color is royal blue.

Inanna
Sumerian Goddess of love and war. Candle color is red.

Ishtar
Asyrian, Babylonian and neo-pagan Goddess of love, fertility and war.
Candle colors are red and green.

Isis
Ancient Egyptian Mother Goddess of fertility and neo-pagan goddess of magick and enchantment. Candle color is green.

Janus
Roman god of gates and doorways and a deity associated with journeys and the beginning of things. Candle color is white.

Kali
Hindu Goddess of death (note: this description came from a book...not me...~A~). Candle color is black.

Khons
One of the ancient Egyptian moon gods. Candle colors are silver and white.

Kilya
Inca Moon Goddess. Candle colors are silver and white.

Kuan Yin
Chinese Goddess of fertility, childbirth, and compassion. Candle color is green.

Kupala
Slavic Goddess of life, sex, and vitality. Candle color is red.

Loki
Scandinavian god of fire. Candle color is red.

Lucina
Roman Goddess of the moon and associated with childbirth. Candle colors are silver and white.

Lugh
Early Celtic Sun god. Candle colors are yellow, gold, and bronze.

Luna
Roman and neo-pagan Moon Goddess. Candle colors are white and silver.

Lupercus
Roman god of fertility. Candle color is green.

Maat
Egyptian Goddess of truth, justice, and the order of the universe. Candle color is white.

Min
Egyptian Goddess of fertility and protector of travelers. Candle colors are green and white.

Morrigan
Celtic War Goddess of death and destruction and mother of all Irish gods. Candle colors are scarlet and black.

Mut
Egyptian Goddess of fertility. Candle color is green.

Nemesis
Greek Goddess of anger and vengeance. Candle color is red.

Neptune
Roman god of the sea. Candle color is blue.

Ninhursag
Mesopotamian Earth Goddess. Candle color is dark brown.

Njord
Scandinavian god of the sea and patron of fisherman. Candle color is aquamarine.

Nut (also Nuit)
Egyptian sky Goddess. Candle color is royal blue.

Nyx
Greek Goddess of night. Candle color is black.

Odin
Scandinavian and neo-pagan god of wisdom, magick, art and poetry. Candle colors are purple, red and black.

Osiris
Ancient Egyptian god of vegetation and fertility. Colors are green and black.

Pan
Greek and neo-pagan horned god of woodlands, fields, and shepherds and fertility. Candle color is green.

Parvati
Hindu Goddess of mountains. Candle colors are brown and white.

Pele
Polynesian volcano Goddess. Candle colors are red and orange.

Persephone
Greek Goddess known as the queen of the underworld. Candle color is black.

Pomona
Roman Goddess of fertility and fruits. Candle color is green.

Poseidon
Greek god of the sea. Candle color is light blue.

Ptah
Ancient Egyptian god believed to be the creator of the universe and patron of architects, sculptors, and craftsmen. Candle color is white.

Quetzalcoatl
Aztec god of fertility, wind and wisdom. Candle color is black.

Ra
Egyptian Sun god. Candle color is gold.

Rhiannon
Celtic/Welsh mother Goddess. Candle color is white.

Saturn
Roman god of agriculture and harvest. Candle color is orange.

Sekhmet
Ancient Egyptian Goddess of war. Candle color is crimson.

Selene
Greek moon Goddess. Candle colors are silver and white.

Set (also Seth)
Egyptian god of darkness and black magick. Candle color is black.

Shamash
Babylonian Sun God. Candle color is yellow.

Sin
Babylonian god of the moon. Candle color is white.

Svarog
Slavic god of fire and metallurgy. Candle colors are red silver.

Sylvanus
Roman god of forests, fields and herding. Candle color is dark green.

Tane
Polynesian sky god and lord of fertility. Candle colors are blue and green.

Thanatos
Greek god of death. Candle color is black.

Thor
Scandinavian sky god. Candle color is dark blue.

Thoth
Egyptian god of the moon, wisdom, magick, arts and science. Candle colors are white, silver and purple.

Thunor (also Donar)
Pagan-Germanic god of thunder and lightning, and associated with fertility. Candle colors are dark blue, black and green.

Tiwaz
Pagan Germanic sky god. Candle color is blue.

Tlazolteotl
Central American Earth Goddess associated with fertility and love. Candle colors are brown and green.

Triple Goddess
A Goddess trinity having three different aspects and three different names. Candle colors are green, red, and black.

Uranus
Ancient Greek god known as Father Sky. Candle color is blue.

Venus
Roman and neo-pagan Goddess of love and beauty. Candle color is pink.

Vesta
Roman hearth Goddess. Candle color is red.

Woden
Pagan-Germanic god of war, skald-craft (poetry), prophecy and magick. Candle colors are red and purple.

Xochiquetzal
Central American goddess of flowers. Candle colors are white and all floral colors.

Yarilo
Slavic fertility god. Candle color is green.

Zeus
Greek god of heaven and earth. Candle color is gold.