Mustika Pearls, Bezoar Stones and the Casting of Spells
Much has written about the healing powers of the Mustika Pearls and Bezoar Stones. The abilities of the Mustika to raise psychic and spiritual awareness and enhance psychic abilities have also been well documented. However this only scratches the surface of the true power of the Mustika. The Mustika are tied into the very forces of nature, and as such can be used for more Arcane practices such as the casting of spells.
In the traditional metaphysical sense the word “charm” is analogous to the word “spell.” A charm was an incantation spoken or sung by a shaman or medicine man to bring about a specific magical event. Over the years and especially in the more “western” incarnation of magical practices or witchcraft, the meaning of the word “charm” has become slurred to refer more often to a physical magical object. Certainly by this definition, Mustika are powerful magical charms, and many will purchase them strictly as so called “good luck charms” or talismans of good fortune. However in the hands of the truly adept the Mustika Pearls and Bezoar Stones without a doubt fit the more traditional definition of charms.
Spell casters of every tradition from Shamanism to Voodoo can find a Mustika that can be used to aid in specific rituals or spell casting. However since Mustika are most often associated with positive energies, usually form as the result of positive psychic events and associated with Natural Sprits, Elementals, and other Holy Beings they are far more effective when used in the casting of so- called White Magic spells. This would include primarily love spells, spells designed to bring good luck or good fortune, and spells of protection against negative energies or “dark forces” of all sorts.
Any practitioner of Magic in any of its forms realizes that once the step into the spiritual and psychic world has been taken, one opens their mind and their soul up to powerful forces, not all of which are benign. The establishment of a White Magic Shield is essential for mental and psychic well-being. The Mustika can be powerful allies when casting spells to establish such psychic self defenses.
Wiccans especially should find the Mustika helpful in their spells and ritual. While often referred to as “witches” Wicca is a actually a very old religion based on the worship of the “Goddess”- or Mother Earth. Wiccans esteem nature and respect all life on the planet. The Mustika are Nature, their powers are the powers of the Elemental Spirits that have bound themselves to the stones and to the souls of the living creatures within which they formed.
Of course regardless of the tradition any spells, charms, songs or incantations of healing can be enhanced by the use of a Mustika while chanting the spell, as will any spell dealing with the forces of nature such as spells to bring or stop rain or other natural events. Spells that invoke totemic powers, or call upon the invocation of Animal Spirits also are greatly enhanced by the Mustika due to their affinity with nature and their organic origins.