The next in the series of ‘when timing matters’ in magick: Wednesday. What types of magick are best to perform on a Wednesday, regardless of moon phase or time of year?
Planetary Correspondence to Wednesday
Mercury is the planet associated or corresponding to Wednesday on the calendar. Mercury energy is intellectual, artistic, psychic, and governs communication.
Wednesday is also most closely associated with the element air, which relates to knowledge, enlightenment, wisdom, and especially writing. Mercury is also associated with healing, travel, learning, and teaching, so these can be combined to do powerful workings involving health, poetry or creative writing, psychic development, and acquiring knowledge.
It is the 3rd day of the week (in the traditional calendar format which began the week on Monday), so is associated with the number 3 numerology.
Deities Associated with Wednesdays
This list will not include every single deity associated with Wednesday, but if there are deities you work with which are not on this list, and that are associated with [planet], Wednesday would also be a fine day to honor them.
Deities with associations or correspondences to Wednesday include:
- Odin, for which the day is named (Woden; ON) is perhaps the most well-known deity associated with Wednesday (Norse)
- Mercury (Roman)
- Hermes (Greek)
- Nabut (Babylonian)
- Ganesha (Hindu)
- Brahma (Hindu)
- Buddha (Buddhism)
- Djehuti (Thoth) (Egyptian)
Other Magickal Associations with Wednesday
- Colors: blue, red
- Zodiac: Virgo/Gemini
- Tarot: The Hermit
- Good for communication or public speaking spells
- Spells for travel or safe passage
- Spells or work for psychic abilities
- Spells for healing
- All things divination
- Spells for enlightenment or knowledge-seeking
- Spells for inspiration, especially if your art is written word
- lemon grass
- sweet pea
- benzoin (incense)
- mercury (metal)