Adequate space or room for making a spell

Hello everyone

I have heard that it is not suggested to do magic work in my bedroom, but I prefer it because of privacy. Is it ok ?

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I do most of my magick in my bedroom or on my back porch :sparkles::crystal_ball::full_moon:

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Why not? Magick is about manifesting intention; intention comes from within. I think you can practice best whenever you feel safe. So I’d say, go for it!

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@Irina7
Welcome :hugs: so glad you’re here :blush:
Feel free to introduce yourself in introductions! We’re all here to support and guide you :sparkles: :heart:

I do my spells and whatnot in my bedroom or bathroom. Only rooms with :lock:. I say do it where you have the most privacy. Don’t forget to cleanse your space before any workings! :heart::pray::people_hugging::blush:

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I second this. :black_heart:

I’ve mostly done mine in the living room (which we call “the hangout room”), which is set up in the “master bedroom” portion of the apartment.

None of the rooms have locks, so sometimes my kitten will open the door if he’s not already with me and join me. But otherwise, it works well.

I have done a few in the kitchen or the actual living room (which we turned into our computer area), too.

I can’t do mine in my actual bedroom anymore, because there isn’t space. But I did do a few there at the very start. My older cat would keep me company in these cases.

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@Irina7 Hello and welcome I’m Tracy from England Loki is my patron deity. I do magic everywhere, even in my car. :sparkling_heart:

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Welcome, @Irina7!

Others have said it beautifully, so just chiming in with my support- I also think it’s perfectly fine to do magick work in your bedroom, and anywhere else you feel safe and called to work your magick!

Happy casting, and please make yourself at home here :smiling_face_with_three_hearts:

Blessed be!

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Heck, I do most of my casting from in front of my computer. It’s all good, don’t worry. And welcome to the forum! I hope you find yourself happy here!

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Thank you for all the replies! Your Answers and tips are very helpful☺️

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Welcome @Irina7 :wave:

I also do most of my workings in my bedroom. Sometimes out by my firepit in my yard, but in a more discreet way because of my neighbors that can see &/or hear when we are in the backyard.

I supporting making sure wherever you do them that you feel comfortable, safe, & with the privacy that’s comfortable for you to do them :hugs:

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I’m just hopping in to agree with everyone else! Magick can usually be done anywhere it is safe to do so.

The only exception to this would be if you’re following a specific tradition that has specific rules. I read a book once (something written by Ambrosia Hawthorn - I can’t remember the title) that said an altar should never be in your bedroom and magic should never be worked in your bedroom. There wasn’t a reason given, but based on the rest of the book, I believe the author was speaking from a position of Hellenism and the concept of miasma.

Miasma is this concept of spiritual impurity. For those who believe in it, miasma collects in places and activities that are naturally human - the bedroom, bathroom, during menstruation, etc. It’s something that occurs naturally and is not inherently good or bad. However, in certain traditions, showing up to work magic or be with the Gods while miasmic is considered disrespectful.

I think this concept has carried over into some modern practices without full explanation.

Anyway, I say if you don’t believe it matters (and the Gods haven’t said otherwise), then it doesn’t matter!

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To add to that, it has/can also be a term for social responsibility.

I will need to find the book(s) I got that particular definition from at some point… When I finally organise my books again. :face_exhaling:

But anyway, it’s a very community-oriented rather than individualist take on things, so I quite like it as a concept. :smiling_face_with_three_hearts: Not that I care about sin anyway, but you know what I mean. :joy:

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I knew there was information on miasma here in the forum somewhere :sweat_smile: thanks for adding that extra definition there!

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A forum is not an easy place to find mentions of things. :joy:

Now that I read it again, I’m wondering what things the people of Pompeii did to bring down the wrath of Vesuvius. Did they steal all the cookies from the cookie jars? :smile:

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Oh geez… :sweat_smile: Maybe they kept their altars too close to their bedrooms, or maybe they didn’t give enough offerings to the Gods! :joy: The world may never know.

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@starborn @MeganB they didn’t know how to pronounce Samhain, besom and Hekate! :laughing: :rofl: :joy:

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Well, they were doomed from the start! :joy:

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That’s a good question, here is my opinion on it, as someone who does perform magic. I agree to not perform spell work in one’s bedroom if one can help it. I don’t perform any spell work or even meditations in my bedroom now. There was a time many many years ago when I was living in my dad’s house, was confined to my bedroom, but it was large, so I meditated in a corner away from where I sleep, kept my spiritual tools there. At that time though, wasn’t practicing magic.

Now that I’m able to do my stuff in a different room, I have my own place, I do it.

Reason why. Taking me back to my days of learning meditation under Frederick ‘Rama’ Lenz, my meditation teacher, haven’t worked with him directly, he passed away, but I’ve work with students of his. Listening to a recording by him and he strongly advised to not meditate in your bedroom, or near where you sleep because that’s where you do your dreaming, need to keep that separate from your meditation works. His students I got in touch with echo the same with their practice. One of his students said she lives in a Manhattan apartment where space is limited, and she doesn’t use her kitchen to cook in, so she does her meditation there. From there, I extend this to my other spiritual works. Only if space affords me to keep it separate. Now it does.

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The space of where you perform your magical works, that’s secondary, ultimately I feel it’s good you’re doing it, and importantly as mention at a place where you feel is safe and private. If it’s your bedroom, it’s your bedroom.

If you want to not do it in your bedroom, make a petition with your spells or manifestation works to get a bigger place down the line to separate your spiritual magical works from your bedroom, let the Universe to be make it happen. Ultimately, your practicing and that’s where it’s at! :sparkles:

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I do most of my magick in the bedroom. You can do it anywhere in your house (or apartment) as long as it’s not bothering someone else or wherever you feel safe and can concentrate.

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