Rita's 13 ritual oil was inspired by the recent Friday the 13th. As I researched the number 13 and bantered back and forth with people about their feelings of the number 13 I felt inspired to create a ritual oil to correspond to this magical and powerful number. You will be drawn to it for your own personal reasons first and foremost, but here are some interesting symbolism and numerology about the number 13.Numerology:"The Number 13 is a Karmic Number. Number 13 is the number of upheaval, so that new ground can be broken. The number 13 has great power. If this power is used for selfish purposes, it will bring destruction of the self, and in turn, this will bring dis-ease and illnesses. Adapting to change gracefully will bring out the strength of the 13 vibration, and decrease any potential for the negative.3 DAY NUMBERAs the 13 vibration is associated with genius, 13 Day people need to strive to transmute all their vices into virtues. Number 13 people go through many trials, tests and temptations in their search for the spiritual consciousness. The conscious must always be their guide. Number 13 is the number of 'right judgement' and their spiritual growth is more often gained through pain rather than pleasure.13 Day people are very vulnerable and can be touchy and quick to be offended, but they usually relax whey they are sure of your friendship, love and support.An angry 13 person is a force to be reckoned with - but they must remember that their words can do irreparable damage.The 13 energy has chosen a particular set of problems this incarnation, and it will take the better part of their lives before they understand, and come to terms with their difficulties. This number needs a soul mate and generally has difficulties up until the age of 30 or so. Once secure, they find success.They are very loyal souls and make good friends. 13's are usually very talented in many areas. They enjoy positions of authority, although many 13 Day people lack confidence in themselves. It is vital that the 13 Day person steers clear of negative situations and people in their lives.Those born on the 13th love to work with their hands. As children they love building blocks, LEGO, any mechanical gadgets and things they can construct, keep them busy for hours. As adults, this energy enjoys fixing, mending and constructing/creating things.The 13 energy is gutsy and they defend themselves well.Those born on the 13th worry far too much and often have early struggles.The number 13 is a Karmic Number. It is the number of upheaval in an effort to reveal new ground.If used selfishly, 13 will bring destruction of the Self, usually in the form of ill-health.13 is associated with the ‘genius’ energy, and needs to strive to transmute all their vices and virtues. 13s go through many trials, tests, tribulations and temptations in their quest for a greater spiritual consciousness.13's are traditionalists, hard workers and organisers. " - Joanne Sacred ScribesSymbolismIn Egypt, there are thirteen steps upon the ladder that leads to eternity. Upon the thirteenth step it is said the soul reaches the source of itself and attains spiritual completion. 13 is a number that cleans and purifies.The number 13 brings the test, the suffering and the death. It symbolizes the death to the matter or to oneself and the birth to the spirit: the passage on a higher level of existence.For the superstitious, this number brings the bad luck or the misfortune.In Tarot, the number thirteen is represented in the Death card, which is symbolic of, Transition, Change, InevitabilityIn the same vein, Friday the thirteenth is commonly reviled as it was said the Last Supper in the upper room took place on a Friday. Further, Friday 13th in 1307 was the date on which the assembly of the Knights Templar were systematically assasinated. For the superstitious ones, Fridays 13 are real nightmares: if that day there are 13 guests to the table, that precedes a death in the year (to be 13 to table would carry misfortune); To see a black cat Friday 13 carries misfortune; it is preferable not to exit that day, but in the opposite case, if one leaves by a door, it is always necessary to enter by the same door. The fortune teller on the other hand predicts better the future on Friday 13. In France, as soon as there is a Friday 13 to the calendar, the National Lottery organizes a special drawing because some choose that day to bet the money. But for some, less credulous and more prone to the optimism, the number 13 is a lucky number on which they hope to make a success of what they do or to try their chance. For example, one of these succeeds to convince the British navy to dissipate fears of superstitious sailors who refused to go up a ship a Friday 13. It was indeed decided that they would proceed to the launching of a new ship on a Friday 13. This ship was baptized the H.M.S. Friday. It was controlled by the Friday Captain and took finally the sea a Friday 13. They never see again the ship and the crew.For the Mayas, the time is divided into several cycles beginning with the birth of Venus. And the cycle in which we are would have begun August 13, 3114 before J.-C. and would end on December 22, 2012. According to them, this date corresponds to the fifth and last cycle of the Earth, what would end to the destruction of the world.Number in relation with the moon: it covers on the average thirteen degrees per day and there are thirteen lunations in the year.The Sumerian used a zodiac including 13 constellations and 26 main stars.The thirteen gates of the human body of the woman: 2 eyes, 2 ears, 2 nostrils, the mouth, 2 breasts, the navel, the anus, the urethra and the vagina.In none of the most modern American buildings there is a 13th floor or bedroom number 13. They has also taken the practice to proscribe the number 13 of the numbering in some streets. No more 13 also for some airlines and to the automotive race departure.The Apollo-13 capsule of the NASA is the only Apollo not to have succeeded to land on the Moon. This mission, which proceeded from the 11 to April 17, 1970, was already at midway of the Moon when an explosion occurred in an oxygen tank and paralyzed a part of instruments. The capsule had then to return on the Earth as soon as possible.The card deck includes 13 hearts, 13 spades, 13 squares, 13 clovers.Rita's used thirteen magical ingredients to make a daily ritual blend that is designed to draw in mysterious good luck and break any suspicious hexe. "Legend has it: If 13 people sit down to dinner together, one will die within the year. The Turks so disliked the number 13 that it was practically expunged from their vocabulary (Brewer, 1894). Many cities do not have a 13th Street or a 13th Avenue. Many buildings don't have a 13th floor. If you have 13 letters in your name, you will have the devil's luck (Jack the Ripper, Charles Manson, Jeffrey Dahmer, Theodore Bundy and Albert De Salvo all have 13 letters in their names). There are 13 witches in a coven." David EmeryRita's 13 comes in a 1/8 ounce perfume roller bottle and as always made when the moon is right.
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