Crystals, Candles & Cauldrons. Baltimore’s Favorite Mystical Shop

greenmanI’ve been to Crystals, Candles & Cauldrons many times. Each visit has been out of pure desire, this time was no different. It had been about a month since the seed was planted in my head that I was looking for a blue rock of some kind to use with my morning balance mediation. I wasn’t sure of what kind of blue but I knew that it would be there! So my husband and I finally decide that we are going to get up and go on a Wednesday. We have been learning about planetary magic and thought that Mercury’s speed would assure us a quick in and out, but with all the wonder of the items in the store, it didn’t quit work out that way.

Upon arrival I can see that the store has just opened as well I see the owner, Shellie Klimm sitting near the Tarot corner, preparing for another busy day. We are met with the warmest of greetings, and then head for the rocks! As soon as we start digging through the many varieties of stones, we hear a man enter, asking Shellie for some spiritual advise on ridding himself of a spell that he feels someone had put on him. Shellie instantly gets into it with her direct intention so to clarify many of the mans questions and to navigate his thoughts with her understanding of the powers that be. It was interesting to over hear, and I thought to myself, GOD,  she must get this a lot!

After finding a few small stones and some incense, I knew that Shellie had her real nice gems and crystals in cases that were on the other floor. Browsing the selection I instantly notice the blue rock! A beautiful Azure blue stone that just spoke to me. I ask to see it and much to my surprise it was Azurite Malachite! I knew of it’s healing powers from something I had read, so I knew that it was the one. We continuously chat with Shellie as we then parooz the candles, exchanging ideas of spirits and essential oils when I notice another man who enters, basically asking her the same exact questions about someone placing a spell on him. Again, Shellie sincerely explains her wisdom on the subject to the man, as she glances over to me, I can just tell what she is thinking.

At check out she informs me that this need of supernatural guidance and witch craft interest, happens to her everyday. I then think to myself, that she is not just the owner of the best place in Baltimore to get all your energy essentials but she is also a spiritual advisor.

We thank Shellie for such a great time and tell her that we will be back, and as I am leaving, I can see the second man eagerly approach her again, still not satisfied with the information that she told him, I laugh a little and give her a protective thought, and bless her loving soul.

Crystals, Candles and Cauldrons has been in Hampden for 12 years and is continuously getting new supplies from worldly vendors. Shellie and her daughter hand pick the items, so you can be assured on the quality of anything that you buy there!

As well there are Tarot readings most everyday which could be something you could put on your list the next time you feel your desire to visit the store for that extra special mystical item.

~ Tarot Readings ~
Trivia ~ Tuesdays and Wednesdays 2-7
Laura ~ Fridays 2-6 & Sundays 2-5
& Scott is around Sundays from 2-8, but you should call, I hear he is a busy man.

~ CCC ~
927-B West 36th Street
Baltimore, MD, 21211

410- 467-4111
www.wicancrystal.com
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Tara Puja ~ Green Tara Chanted Prayers at Kadampa Meditation Center, Baltimore, MD.

World Peace Temple

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I’ve always thought and acted like a Buddhist and have recently felt the need to commit to the philosophy of this great ancient wisdom. My first retreat (Essences of Nectar) is now what I am finding a bit more advanced then I thought it was. It honestly brought me to that next level that I have always been searching for. It got me! That retreat changed everything and I am so honored to have been welcomed into this wondrous temple and to have the opportunity to get to meet all the people who make this sacred place so special.

This weekends Green Tara chanted prayers is Kadampa’s 24 hour prayer cycle, each lasting about an hour with resting time in between. I attended the 10pm Friday night session with the amazement of the body count at a high 11! 11 is a very powerful number in numerology, it signifies many things, manly I always think of it as balance and blessings. So with this I felt like there was something extra special in the air which added to my eager mind. The prayer is very intense and I knew that I was going to have to come back in the morning so I just sat and meditated, listening to all the harmonious voices chanting the words to Tara.

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5:30 am. I awake with great anticipation and felt that the Tara chanting had obsorbed into me somehow. I was thinking of the Son (light) and of the inner wealth that the prayer was given to me from the night before. I stepped on to my porch and quickly paused, looking up to a clear light blue morning sky that had a semi half moon just resting their, waiting for me, telling me how great it all was going to be.

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Entering through the back side of the temple, I had forgotten that most everyone had been sleeping in there for the nights prayers. But as soon as 6am hit, POW! We are back on! This time I felt like I slipped right into the chanting, reading along and having a better understanding of the value of the powers that Green Tara Buddha Mother was offering us as well my giving back to her with my tremendous thanks and understanding of this special gift that I was receiving in this holy place.

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This experience was another success for the temple and I am so happy that I came back for the second time to fully understand the power and the meaning of it all. I will continue to receive the wisdom and the guidance that the Buddha’s have been giving me. This new relationship with Buddhism has unlocked an epic journey within, one that I know Kadampa, Maryland will help me to fully achieve my enlightenment. I strongly encourage anyone who is missing something in their life, weather it’s depression, social disconnect or an overall imbalance (11) with the world, to give the temple a try. Your inner happiness deserves this magical gift.

Check out Kadampa’s website for their calendar and events. Each month has many interesting events to choose from, many of which are free. But for a real adventure, try out one of their retreats, you won’t regret it!

https://meditationinmaryland.org/

You in mind. ~ Jeremy

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All photos © JPC Reiki.com. 2018

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