The Veil of Samhain: A Reflection Across Realms

Written on 10/23/2023
Rebecca Anuwen

Samhain marks the end of the harvest season and serves as the gateway to the darker half of the year.

It's a time of heightened spiritual energy when the veil between our world and the spirit world is at its thinnest.

Utilise this sacred pause to connect and reflect with the energy of Samhain.


Step 1: Create Sacred Space
Prepare your environment for this spiritual journey.

You might light a candle, lay out a special cloth, or arrange symbols that resonate with you for Samhain—perhaps a pomegranate or a chalice of wine.


Step 2: Breath and Centre
Take a few deep breaths, grounding yourself in the present moment.

Feel the weight of your body and the touch of the air against your skin.


Step 3: Call to Mind
As the veil thins, bring to mind loved ones who have passed, ancestors, or spiritual figures you feel connected to.

Acknowledge their presence and invite them into your space.


Step 4: Silent Conversation
Sit in a comfortable position and close your eyes.

Begin a silent conversation with those you've called to mind.

Ask questions, seek guidance, or simply sit in the warmth of their ethereal presence.


Step 5: Intuitive Listening
In the quietude, listen with your inner senses.

You may perceive messages as words, feelings, or images.

Don't rush this step; let the insights unfold naturally.


Step 6: Offer Gratitude
Whether you perceive clear messages or simply enjoy a quiet moment of introspection, offer gratitude for this sacred time.

Thank your ancestors and spiritual figures for their guidance and wisdom.


Step 7: Journal Your Experience
Open your eyes and note down any messages or feelings you experienced.

This act of documenting helps anchor your intuitive insights into your conscious awareness.


Step 8: Close the Veil
Close your sacred space by extinguishing your candle and thanking the spirits for their presence.

Take a deep breath, and as you exhale, imagine the veil between the worlds restoring its usual size.


Step 9: Integration and Reflection
As you go about the rest of your day or prepare for the evening's activities, carry the wisdom you've gained with you.

Reflect on how it can be integrated into your life moving forward.


By engaging with the Veil of Samhain, you delve deep into the mysteries of the unseen world.

This sacred pause provides a sanctuary for your spirit, enabling you to connect with other realms while enriching your earthly journey.