According to a variety of different pagan and occult belief systems, flowers contain etheric energies that beings on other planes can use for energy. Aztecs used marigolds for this purpose in their July and August ceremonies that celebrated dead loved ones. Westerners send flowers (usually without thinking about why) when someone passes and the flowers are typically stacked around the loved one during funeral ceremonies. Some systems of belief acknowledge that the etheric energies can help the deceased find their way to the light or gather the strength they need to proceed on a long journey to the next plane of reality. But in the United States and Europe, these beliefs aren’t explicitly stated. In fact, few people even know that the tradition of sending flowers after someone has died or when someone is very ill in the hospital comes from the belief that flowers emit an etheric energy that can aid in healing and strengthening the spirit.

Cempasuchil, or marigolds are a big part of the Dia de los Muertos ceremonies in Mexico.  Known as the Flower of the Dead, it’s no secret that the flowers are supposed to provide strength to dead relatives who are visiting loved ones from a far away place. In Nepal and India, marigolds are placed over dead bodies before cremation. Mexicans will construct arches out of the marigolds to provide a portal through which loved ones can commune with the living on October 31st, November 1, and November 2 each year.

Marigolds are grown throughout the world today, thriving in warm climates. They have a strong fragrance and certain medicinal properties. They can be used to treat toothaches as well as certain digestive issues (such as parasitic infection) when the petals of the flower are brewed as a tea. Even though the marigold is also known as the flower of the dead (flor de muertos), it is still useful to the living.

Views: 420

Replies to This Discussion

Thanks for the post, Kyst! Yes, for sure, that is the reason. Very important to know this fact!


Have questions?

Need help? Visit our Support Group for help from our friendly Admins and members!

Have you?

Become a Member
Invited Your Friends
Made new Friends
Read/ Written a Blog
Joined/ Created a Group
Read/ Posted a Discussion
Checked out the Chat
Looked at/Posted Videos
Made a donation this month
Followed us on Twitter
Followed us on Facebook

Donations & Sponsorship

June 2020 Temple Sponsor:
Get an accurate, FREE Tarot reading from Trusted Tarot and find answers to your most important questions above love, money, and more.
Please consider a donation to help with our continued growth and site costs


Visit The Temple
on Facebook:


Blog Posts


Posted by Quingu on June 27, 2020 at 1:30pm 2 Comments

False Idols

Posted by Quingu on June 24, 2020 at 2:30pm 4 Comments


Posted by Quingu on June 17, 2020 at 8:30am 2 Comments

The Orion Nectar Gods' Pact (11:11)

Posted by Quingu on June 16, 2020 at 1:00pm 0 Comments


Posted by Quingu on June 16, 2020 at 9:00am 0 Comments

IDOLATRY (King Sallos)

Posted by Quingu on June 15, 2020 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

President Marbas

Posted by Quingu on June 15, 2020 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

World War III

Posted by Quingu on June 14, 2020 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

President Buer

Posted by Quingu on June 14, 2020 at 10:00am 0 Comments

The Whore of Babylon

Posted by Quingu on June 13, 2020 at 9:30am 4 Comments

The Nephilim Lu

Posted by Quingu on June 13, 2020 at 4:30am 1 Comment


Posted by Quingu on June 11, 2020 at 5:08pm 0 Comments

The Goyim (Blood Ritual)

Posted by Quingu on June 11, 2020 at 2:31pm 0 Comments

The Deadlights

Posted by Quingu on June 11, 2020 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

The Eternal Empire (Li)

Posted by Quingu on June 11, 2020 at 9:30am 0 Comments

The Owl Nebula (Moloch)

Posted by Quingu on June 10, 2020 at 4:24pm 2 Comments

Protect yourself!

Posted by Brian Maloney on June 7, 2020 at 1:58pm 1 Comment


Posted by Phoenix Maria Lilitu Laforest on June 6, 2020 at 6:30pm 0 Comments


© 2020   Created by Bryan   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service