Stolas (Goetia #36)

Names: Stolas, Solas, Stolos, Etheliel
Magickal Numbers: 45, 91, 67, 83, 47, 96
Date: Dec 8-11, March 6-20
Path: 29/Pisces/Qoph
Tarot: 10 of Cups
Direction: East
Plant: Flax
D/N: Diurnal
Incense: Cedar
Oleum: air base + celery seed, gum mastic, mustard seed.
Planet: Jupiter
Metal: Tin
Element: Air
Color: Yellow, Blue, Purple
Legions: 26
Gematria: 186, 651
Zodiac: Pisces 15-29; Saggitarius 15-19
Enn: Stolos ramec viasa on ca

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While most demons were never angels, Malphas and Stolas both were. Traditionally, Stolas is said to appear as a raven and assume a human visage upon request, and a modern recording of this manifestation by an LHP extremist delineated the remains of a victimized person still hanging from the beak.

I have never seen him manifest as a bird– he appeared to me as a robed and hooded male with dirty-blonde hair and a pointed beard. Another Satanist recorded the spirit appearing as a suited man with leather shoes. Demons will usually only assume their old-ass grimoire appearance if you expect them to– otherwise they will assume a likeness which is appropriate for the conveyance of their nature to you, rather than manifesting with the symbolistic connotations of a long gone age to have their character lost in translation.

Stolas can teach the magickian how to permanently alter his being through magickal operations requiring specific metals. He can teach the magickian astral projection either while conscious, unconscious, or from within a lucid dream. He can teach the witch history and mythology, and/or aid his memorization abilities while she is studying the subjects which he is associated with.

Stolas can make the witch more attentive to her intuition and strengthen her aptitude for the discernment of its meaning. He can also impart a sense of mental clarity and a mindset of practicality. Stolas prefers the outdoors to ritual chambers.

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Stolas was the first demon who directly conveyed interest in me, specifically by relaying a message through a certain gifted psychic long before I had ever practiced evocation. He’s a massive book nerd and an excellent teacher. He can teach the witch regarding poisonous plants, mythology, the virtues of herbs and stones in the Craft, history, biology,  astrology, astronomy, geology, and he can relay gnostic perceptions of the Watcher angels (Grigori) and give dissertation on the nature of Zoroastrian and many other kinds of spirits.

-V.K. Jehannum
Agios Octinomos-Drakosophia

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