Of all ways to clear negativity off your body, smudging with sage is a popular option.
Smudging your body is believed to banish negative energy from your being and open space for positivity. The ritual can be done in a simple way – you just need to light a smudge stick and wave it around your body in order to purify your energy. Most importantly, pay respect and reverence while performing this.
In order to make your smudging ritual more sacred and impactful, you need to pair it with a mantra.
What to say when smudging yourself?
Learn in the following…
7 Powerful Mantras to Say While Smudging Yourself
Words are powerful. Therefore, if you chant the mantra repeatedly during the smudging ritual, the positive energy from your words will fill your body while the sacred smoke will eliminate negativity. You will soon feel good vibes inside out!
Make use of the mantras below to create the most positive effect:
1. "I live in harmony of mind, spirit, and body."
Whenever you want to do the smudging to your body, use this mantra. These days it seems like your energy is blocked up because you feel a bit off. Are you having negative feelings all of sudden? Are you in low spirits without knowing the reason? To find back the balance, say this mantra.
Additionally, you can also use it anytime if you’re experiencing any mental, spiritual, or physical, from lacking faith in your own belief and suffering from aches and pains to having mood swings.
Say these words when smudging stick around your body to unblock your energy and make you feel positive again.
2. "I release all the energies that do not serve me."
As human beings, we can’t help but experiencing intrusive negative thoughts most of the time. Our mind often wanders from here and there at the time. Do you often find yourself repeatedly these days? If you recently say something like, "I’m not good enough," "The person like me will never succeed in anything," "Why good things don’t happen to me?" and so on, definitely the negative energy is running inside you and it’s a must to pull it out of your body.
These negative thoughts can be from other people which also affect us as well. Either way, all you need is to simply repeat this mantra while smudging. These words will release negative energy and make room for positivity.
3. "I’m filled with love, peace, and light."
This is the best mantra that can make you feel something positive is growing inside you after getting rid of negative vibes from yourself. Freely use this powerful mantra together with other mantras included here for better results.
Keep repeating this mantra, and you’re able to see glowing white light filling up your body, mind, and soul. While doing the smudging, remember to combine repeating this mantra and practicing the visualization to make sure your body (and even the space you’re living in) contain nothing but love and light.
4. "I’m grateful for happiness, good health, and abundance."
Do you want more abundance and happiness in your life?
Smudging with this mantra can attract them both. When expressing gratitude for things you’re having in life, the spiritual smoke will send your energy to the Universe, allowing it to bring more of what you ask for into your life.
Apart from eliminating negative energy blocking you, using your smudge stick with this mantra can heal you from anything you are concerning, such as health issues. By repeating this mantra while smudging yourself, you will be able to let go of a narrow mindset and welcome an open mind.
5. "I release attachment and call in freedom."
For anyone who is in fear of losing your relationships and materials, consider taking advantage of this mantra. Are you worried about losing your partner, your money, or your possessions, the power of this mantra can cleanse the egotistic attachment away from your body during the smudge. Then, freedom will replace your egotistic attachments, helping you become calmer, safer, and more grounded.
6. "I call all of my power return to me now."
Interacting with some people in our lives can leave us nothing but the emptiness. Especially if you are the type of pleasing people, this feeling makes you much more powerless. Do you feel like you’re being taken advantage of or taken for granted lately? If the answer is yes, then quickly use this mantra for greater empowerment.
Keep repeating these words every time practicing the smudging ritual to cleanse your body from negative energy. Soon you’ll feel those toxic cords being cut which means that people who used or messed up with your power before now no longer can do anything.
7. "I choose joy."
Who doesn’t want joy, right?
Joy is a choice, but we can hardly get that in the reality. We end up getting trapped in different problems and facing our own negativity as well as others’. Have you been feeling that joy is out of your reach? Maybe an unexpected encounter with the people that you know made you feel frustrated and irritated. It’s time to put a stop to that and find back the joy into your life.
Do the smudging on your body combining with this mantra to remind yourself that you can have the joy that you’ve always long for. Once the ritual finishes, you can feel the light and freedom within yourself.
That’s all for what to say when smudging yourself!
Before performing the smudging ritual, you need to clean or arrange the place in which you are going to conduct it. The space must be sacred first so that the results can turn out well. It’s also a good idea to light up a candle or incense before saying the mantras above as it can relax your mind and keep you calm.
Any time you smudge yourself, you can say anything that comes to mind or stay silent. Mantras are not a must, but they can empower and strengthen your intention.