Spiritual Protection Tools And Why You Might Need Them

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When you open yourself up to spirit, or begin a spiritual awakening in which you request spirit to come to you, you risk inviting spirit entities of a less than positive nature to you. Sometimes these entities are deliberately maleficient, other times their negativity is not intended to harm you, but does anyway. Of course, not every spirit entity you encounter in your spiritual path is negative – indeed, most are not. But how do you know? That’s why you need to think about some spiritual protection tools to help keep you safe.

Similarly it is so with spiritual energies – those energies given off by other people, humans in 3D form presently. Most are not deliberately negative, though some are. When you open yourself up to spiritual energies – whether they be presently incarnate or not, you risk taking on these negative energies.

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This post will look at why this can be a problem and what you can do to protect yourself. The protection aspects are many and varied and you will need to find one which resonates with you. The method of protection you choose will just feel like the right way to do it, for you. For someone else they may well choose a different protection method and that’s OK. And indeed, sometimes you may choose a different method depending on what it is you’re experiencing or doing that you feel you need protecting.

If you don’t wish to read all of the different spiritual protection methods, you will find a table of contents at the top of this post. It’s hidden by default, just click the arrow beside the ‘Table of Contents’ words to show it, then you can select a topic that interests you to be taken directly to it. In some cases, we go into much more detail about a specific protection mechanism in a post dedicated to that mechanism. If we do, there’ll be a link you can click to be taken to that page instead.

Why Do We Need Protection From Spirit Energies

here are two types of spirit entities: those that are benevolent and those that are malevolent. The benevolent ones are usually the ones that we think of when we think of ghosts or spirits. They are the ones that might haunt a house or a person, but they generally don’t mean any harm. In fact, many of them are just lost souls that don’t know how to move on to the next level.

The malevolent ones are the ones that we need protection from. These are the entities that will purposely try to hurt us. They might try to possess us or our loved ones, or they might try to hurt us physically. They might even try to kill us.

Most people don’t realize how real spirit entities are, but they are very real and they can be very dangerous. That’s why it’s important to have some kind of protection from them.

In this post we look at various different ways we can protect ourselves from these malevolent entities. No matter what method you choose, the important thing is that you take action to protect yourself from spirit entities. Don’t wait until it’s too late and something bad happens before you take steps to safeguard yourself and your loved ones.

Spiritual Protection Tools

Spirit Guides Can Protect You

Your spirit guides are always with you, watching over you and protecting you from harm. They are your personal angels, and they will do everything in their power to keep you safe.

If you find yourself in a situation where you are being threatened by a malevolent entity, there are a few things that you can do to protect yourself.

The first thing that you need to do is to remain calm. Fear is the number one weapon that malevolent entities use against their victims. If you allow yourself to become scared, then you are giving the entity power over you.

The second thing that you need to do is to call on your spirit guides for help. They will come to your aid and help to protect you from harm. Your spirit guides can help you to cleanse and further protect your energy field.

Sometimes, when we are exposed to a negative entity, we can absorb some of the negativity into our own energy field. This can be harmful to us and make it easier for the entity to control us. Your spirit guides can help you to release any negativity that you have taken on so that it does not have a hold over you.

If you have been exposed to a negative entity, it is important to cleanse your energy field as soon as possible. Your spirit guides can help you to do this by working with you to remove the negative entities energy. This can be done through a variety of methods, such as visualization, meditation, or using energy clearing techniques.

Your spirit guides can also help you to shield your energy field in the first place.

One way to protect yourself from a negative entity is to create a shield around your energy field. This will block the entity from being able to enter your field and cause harm. Your spirit guides can help you to create this shield and make sure that it is strong enough to protect you.

Finally, your spirit guides can help you to stay grounded and centered.

It is important to stay grounded and centered when dealing with negative entities. This will help you to stay in control of your own energy and keep the entity from being able to influence you. Your spirit guides can help you to stay grounded and centered so that you can protect yourself from the entity.

If you need help getting in touch with your spirit guides, or working out how to contact them to ask them for help, have a look at our post introducing spirit guides for more information.

Umbrellas or Cloaking for Spiritual Protection

You can protect yourself spiritually using visualization of an umbrella or cloak.

When you visualize an umbrella or cloak around yourself, you are creating a barrier between yourself and the enemy. This barrier will prevent the enemy from being able to reach you and cause harm. It is important to visualize this barrier as being strong and impenetrable. The enemy will try to break through it, but it will not be able to.

In order to create this barrier, close your eyes and imagine yourself surrounded by a white light. This light is the love and protection of the Universe. It is all-powerful and will keep you safe from harm. Now, imagine that this light is solidifying into a shield, cloak or umbrella that surrounds you completely. Visualize it as being bright and shimmering, like a force field. See it protecting you from all sides, top to bottom, front to back. Know that nothing can penetrate this barrier except for the love and light of the Universe itself.

Now that you have created this protective barrier around yourself, allow yourself to relax into it. Feel the peace and safety that it provides. Know that you are now shielded from all negativity and harm.

Whenever you feel under attack spiritually, simply close your eyes and visualize this barrier around yourself once again. It will provide instant protection and help to keep you safe from harm.

This may seem strange since you’re not utilising anything physical for this protection – but remember, spirit doesn’t need physical. What you’re doing here is showing your intent to the universe. Your intent to be left very much alone and protected from negative energy. It’s not fully clear how this method works, whether it invokes protection from a deity such as God, or shows your spirit guides that you require assistance. It’s possible that simply by envisioning the protection around you, you raise your own vibration from one of fear and negativity which demotivates negative entities from coming to you in the first place as they cannot tolerate the higher vibrations you’re giving off.

Whatever the reason for this particular form of spiritual protection working, I can say from experience that it definitely does.

Crystals For Spiritual Protection

There are many different types of crystals that can be used for protection, but some of the most effective are black tourmaline, obsidian, and hematite. These crystals create an energy barrier around you that repels negative energies and protects you from harm.

Wear them as jewelry, carry them in your pocket, or keep them near your bed at night. Just make sure that they touch your skin so that their protective energies can surround and shield you.

We have a specific article about crystals for protection against spirits which goes in to far more detail and is well worth a read.

Animals for Spiritual Protection

Animals can offer spiritual protection. In many cultures, animals are believed to possess certain powers that can ward off evil spirits and protect people from harm.

There are a variety of animals that are thought to be effective for spiritual protection. Some of the most popular include lions, tigers, wolves, and bears. These animals are often seen as powerful and ferocious, which makes them ideal for warding off evil spirits.

In addition to these large animals, there are also smaller creatures that are thought to offer protection. Birds like eagles and hawks are believed to be able to chase away evil spirits. Similarly, snakes are often associated with protection from harm.

It is believed by many involved in spirit work that cats (we’re talking about domestic/pet cats here, rather than lions or tigers that we mentioned above) are very open to spirit and can in fact see spirit, often as if they were physically here. Most of these people also believe that cats will do whatever they can to protect their owner from spiritual harm if need be.

Of course, you don’t need to have a real animal to enjoy the benefits of spiritual protection. Images or statues of these creatures can also be used to keep evil spirits at bay.

So if you’re looking for a little extra protection from the supernatural world, consider incorporating some of these animals into your life.

Burning Sage for Spiritual Protection

Burning sage for spiritual protection is actually a pretty simple process that can help to cleanse your home of negative energy and protect you from evil spirits.

Sage is a sacred herb that has been used for centuries by Native Americans for healing and cleansing ceremonies. The smoke from burning sage is thought to have purifying and protective properties. It can help to cleanse your home of negative energy and ward off evil spirits.

First, you’ll need to purchase some sage. You can find sage at most health food stores or online. Once you have your sage, find a safe place to burn it. Sage should never be burned indoors without proper ventilation.

Pendants for Protection against Spiritual Energies

One of the best ways to protect yourself spiritually is by wearing a pendant. This idea has been used throughout the centuries by people of all sorts of religions and beliefs. For example, a St Christopher pendant is often worn by people who travel, as St Christopher is said to be the patron saint of travellers (Wikipedia Contributors, 2019).

A pendant is a small piece of jewelry that you can wear around your neck. They come in all different shapes and sizes, and they can be made of different materials. Some people believe that certain materials have more protective properties than others. For example, some people believe that wearing a pendant made of tourmaline will help to protect them from negative energy.

Pendants can also be inscribed with symbols or words that have special meaning to you. These can be words of power or protection, or simply words that remind you of your intention for wearing the pendant. No matter what the inscription is, it can help to keep your focus on your goal of staying spiritually protected.

One of the great things about pendants is that they’re so easy to wear. You don’t have to make any changes to your wardrobe in order to accommodate them. Simply put one on over whatever you’re already wearing and you’re good to go!

If you’re looking for spiritual protection, consider wearing a pendant. It’s an easy way to keep negative energy at bay and keep your own energy in check.

Spiritual Protection Using Amulets

An amulet is simply any object that has been imbued with spiritual power for the purpose of protection.

The use of amulets dates back to ancient times, with the ancient Egyptians being among those that used them regularly (Teeter, 2012). Every culture has their own version of an amulet, each with their own unique symbolism and meaning. But despite their differences, all amulets share one common purpose: to keep you safe from harm.

There are many different ways to use an amulet for protection. The most important thing is to choose an object that has personal significance to you. This could be a piece of jewelry, a stone, or even a photograph. Once you have your amulet, you can either carry it with you or keep it in a special place in your home.

When it comes to using an amulet for protection, there are no hard and fast rules. It’s really up to you to decide how you want to use it. However, there are a few things to keep in mind that will help ensure its effectiveness.

First and foremost, always treat your amulet with respect. This is not something to be taken lightly or used carelessly. Remember that this is an object that has been charged with great power and should be treated as such.

Secondly, don’t forget to cleanse your amulet on a regular basis. This helps to remove any negativity that may have attached itself to the object over time. There are many different ways to cleanse an object, but some simple methods include using salt water or sage smoke.

Finally, be sure to charge your amulet regularly so that its power doesn’t dwindle over time. One easy way to do this is by setting it out in the sunlight for a few hours once every month or so. You can also try using visualization exercises or spells specifically designed for charging amulets if you feel so inclined.

No matter how you choose to use your amulet, remember that its primary purpose is to protect you from harm both spiritually and physically . So long as you treat it with respect and care, there’s no reason why it can’t be a powerful ally in keeping you safe from harm .

Tattoos / Symbols for Spiritual Protection

Whether it’s the positive vibes you want to attract or the negative ones you want to deflect, your skin can be inked with symbols of spiritual protection.

If you’re looking for some extra insurance against bad energies, you could consider getting a tattoo of one (or more!) of these ancient symbols.

The Evil Eye

One of the most common symbols of protection across cultures is the evil eye. This talisman is said to defend against envy and jealousy- two very powerful negative emotions. The evil eye can be found in art and jewelry dating back thousands of years, and it’s still a popular design today.

To ward off the evil eye, many cultures use an amulet in the shape of an eye. Others believe that wearing blue will reflect negative energy away from you. You could also get a tattoo of an open eye – just make sure it’s facing outwards to keep watch over you!

The Hamsa Hand

Another popular symbol originating in the Middle East is the Hamsa hand. This open palm is often adorned with an eye in its centre, similar to the evil eye amulet. The Hamsa hand is meant to protect against negative energies this symbol has been used in many cultures for centuries. The power of the symbol lies in its ability to give people a sense of comfort and strength.

This symbol can be found on everything from keychains to necklaces to door knockers. And like the evil eye, it makes for a beautiful (and protective!) tattoo design. Just make sure the fingers are pointing downwards- that way all the negative energy will flow right out!

Incense for Protection

Incense has a long history of being used for protection against negative energy, with the first recorded ancient use being, once again, by the Egyptians (Lucas, 2010, p. 111).

There are many different types of incense available, and each one has its own unique properties. For example, frankincense is often used for purification and cleansing, while myrrh is said to promote healing.

When it comes to using incense for protection, the most important thing is to choose the right type of incense for your needs. If you’re not sure which type of incense to use, you can always consult with a spiritual advisor or healer.

Once you’ve chosen the right type of incense, the next step is to charge it with your intention. To do this, simply hold the incense in your hands and focus on your desire for protection from negative energy. You can say something like, “I charge this incense with the intention of protecting me from negative energy.”

Now that your incense is charged, it’s time to light it. You can either use a traditional charcoal burner or an electric Incence diffuser. If you’re using a charcoal burner, place the charcoal in the burner and then add a few pieces of your chosen incense. Light the charcoal and allow the smoke to waft through the room.

Rings For Spiritual Protection

Many cultures believe that rings have the power to ward off evil spirits and protect the wearer from harm.

If you’re interested in using this type of jewelry to safeguard your own energy, there are a few things you should keep in mind. First, it’s important to choose a ring made from a material that resonates with you. Whether it’s silver, gold, or another metal, the key is to select something that feels right for you on a energetic level. This resonation is important, and even forms the basis of the non-fiction work The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant by Stephen Donaldson (Donaldson, 2002), which is well worth a read if you like fictional fantasy books.

Next, take some time to cleanse and charge your new piece of jewelry. This will help ensure that it’s ready to do its job effectively. Once your ring is cleansed, you can start wearing it on a daily basis.

As you do so, remain mindful of the protective energy it’s emitting. If you ever feel like you’re in danger or are being attacked energetically, visualize your ring creating an invisible shield around you. This will help fortify your own personal boundaries and keep negative influences at bay.

Rings make an excellent tool for spiritual protection because they’re small enough to be worn all the time yet powerful enough to make a real difference in your energy field. If you feel called to try this type of jewelry out for yourself, remember to choose wisely and cleanse regularly for optimal results.

Prayer for Protection From Spiritual Attack

When you pray, you are calling on a higher power to help protect you from harm. This could be from physical or emotional harm, or from negative energy in general. By asking for guidance and protection, you are opening yourself up to receiving it.

Prayer is a form of self-care, and by taking the time to do it regularly, you are showing yourself that you matter. When you make prayer a part of your daily routine, you are setting the intention to live a life that is in alignment with your highest good.

One of the most powerful things about prayer is that it can be done anywhere, at any time. You don’t need to be in a specific place or have specific materials; all you need is yourself and the willingness to reach out for help.

If you’re not sure how to start praying, there are many resources available to help you get started. There are also many different ways to pray, so experiment until you find what feels right for you. The most important thing is to be sincere in your intentions and open to whatever guidance comes through.

Peacock Feathers for Spiritual Protection

Some people believe that peacock feathers can also help to attract positive energy and good luck. It is said that the feathers can absorb negative energy and convert it into positive energy. This positive energy is then said to be released into the environment, helping to create a more positive and peaceful atmosphere.

Whether or not you believe in the power of the peacock’s feathers, there is no denying that they are beautiful and majestic creatures. If you are looking for a way to add a little extra protection and good luck to your life, consider keeping a few peacock feathers in your home.


There are almost as many spiritual protection tools available as there are ideas in the universe. In this post we’ve looked at how you can use some of these tools to help protect yourself from negative energies, or spiritual attack. The key with almost all of them is that you imbue the tool itself with positive energies, from your own mind by spending some time in the presence of the tool before beginning to use it.

This could be seen as a form of Manifestation, and once again perhaps serves to illustrate that what we think about the most, the universe will materialise for us. It’s hard to see how this works but many people (including myself) believe that it does – and it’s been utilised for millenia before us.

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Donaldson, S. R. (2002). The first chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever : Lord Foul’s bane ; The Illearth war ; The power that preserves. Sfbc.

Lucas, A. (2010). Ancient Egyptian materials & industries (p. 111). Kessinger Legacy Reprints.

Teeter, E. (2012). Religion and ritual in ancient Egypt. Cambridge, Mass. Cambridge Univ. Press.

Wikipedia Contributors. (2019, November 21). Saint Christopher. Wikipedia; Wikimedia Foundation. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Christopher

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