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Question how to cleanse my cards


I WANT TO CLEANSE MY CARDS, BUT I REALLY DONT HAVE THAT MUCH SPACE FOR AN ALTAR. I LIVE IN A STUDIO APARTMENT AND WELL IVE SAID IT ALL...ITS JUST A TINY LIVING SPACE. ANYHOW I JUST WANTED TO KNOW HOWS A GOOD WAY TO CLEANSE YOUR CARDS??? WHAT DO YOU GUYS DO, I DID IT ONCE WHEN I GOT MY DECK BUT I FELT IT WAS WAY TO COMPLECATED. SO HERES WHAT I DONT HAVE, NOT THAT MUCH SPACE, PLUS IM SHORT ON MONEY. I KNOW THAT MONEY DOESNT MATTER BUT IWOULD REALLY LIKE TO BY SOME NEW SUFF FOR MY DECK =) SO CAN ANYONE OUT THERE HELP ME???? THANKS SO MUCH FOR THE HELP.

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To be perfectly honest with you there is no one way to go about cleansing your deck. People tend to individualise their own methods.

I consecrate my new deck under a full moon using different tools and incantations. I won't use this deck until I have done so. Then I store it in my altar in a wooden box with a silver lid. The only reason for this is because my partner bought the box for me for this purpose, otherwise I would have it there in a bag or something.

I have no "cleansing" ritual. All I do is sit every so often and shuffle through the deck slowly, pausing every now and then to look at a card that may have caught my eye. I may do this for 5 minutes or for half an hour. For me that cleanses the deck.

There are more elaborate ways of going about this. Some will leave their deck under a full Moon with the relavent candles and incenses burning and recite an incantation, or whatever.

For me the shuffling is enough.

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Diana...moonlight is concidered feminine...a softer light...Sun light is masculine...



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In addition to the sun cleansing and moon cleansing, I've always let the air from a good rainstorm 'wash' my cards. Just open a protected window, spread the deck where the 'clean' air will get to the cards, and let it work wonders.



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thank you all so much for giving me some helpful tips!!!
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i channel reiki (healing energy) thru my cards to cleanse them.

i've also, in the past, buried them in sea salt and put them in a window sill for 3 days and night during the full moon or dark moon..........full moon brings in positive energy and dark moon cleanses out negative energy. so it's the same thing, different moon!

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How do you do this? Can I just take my decks outside with me during a full moon? Do you spread them out? How do you use the pendulum? I couldn't possibly wait more than say, 10 minutes or as long as it takes me to get home to open and shuffle a new deck. Do you have to do it before you use it?



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I like your suggestion of using reiki to cleanse the cards, Jade!

I thought about that myself, but I haven't actually done it myself yet. Better give it a try! ;-)
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