The Goetic Ritual of Caput Algol

This ritual fills the location of its performance with the energy of the Qliphoth and of Algol, the most sinister star in astrology. Algol and four demons attributed to it are called upon to empower the celebrant. It is the prerogative of the celebrant to decide which, if any, material equipment is to be incorporated into the ritual. Phrases in italics are meant to be chanted and names in bold are to be vibrated. Translations of foreign phrases appear in brackets.


Agios Octinomos-Drakosophia!
[Numinous is the Current of the Adversary and its Alchemical Endeavors]

Zortatar Iekhat Lia Norakhon (x11)
[(Channeled Chant to Presence Demonic Energy)]

Algol + Ra’s Al-Ghul + Rosch Hassatan + Caput Medusa + Caput Larvae

Liftoach Pandemonium! Yehi Aur Chashakh!
[Open the Infernal Plane! Let There Be Black Light]

Liftoach Pandemonium, et Germinet Radahel
[Open the Infernal Plane, and Bring Forth Radahel]

Liftoach Pandemonium, et Germinet Lepaca
[Open the Infernal Plane, and Bring Forth Radahel]

Salve Magoth; Agios o Magoa
[Hail Magoth; Numinous is Magoa]

Baruch ha-Amdusias Geber ha-Thaumiel
[Blessed is Amdusias the Warrior of Thaumiel]

Salve Aeternae Magoth
[Hail unto the Eternal Magoth]

Agios Ischyros Lepaca
[Numinous and Mighty is Lepaca]

Qodesh la-Amdusias Melech ha-Acharayim
[Holy to Amdusias King of the Backwards Tree]

Agios Ischyros Maguth – Io Magot
[Numinous and Mighty is Maguth– Hail Magot]

Agios Caput Algol (x4)
[Numinous (is) the Demon Star]

Agios o Caput Medusae
Subhan Ra’s Al-Ghul
Mirabilia Opera Tua– Caput Larvae Gloria
Beta Persei Xere Anados
Voco te Caput Lamiae
In Nomine Lepaca et Radahel
Invoco Amducious, Invoco Algol
Evoco Rex Magoa et Voco te
Radahel– Agente ex Harasiel
Io Lepacha! Aperiatur Stella
Caput Larvae Illuminateo Mea!
[Numinous is the Head of Medusa/ Glory to the Head of the Ghoul/ Wonderful Are Thy Works– Glory to the Specter’s Head/ Second Star of Perseus, Engender Magickal Ascent/ I Call to the Head of the Vampyre/ In the Name of Lepaca and Radahel/ I Call to Amducious, I Call to Algol/ I Call Up King Magoa and I Call to/ Radahel– Emissary of the Saturnian Qlipha/ Hail Lepacha! Open the Sky/ Enlighten Me, Specter’s Head]

Agios Caput Algol! Io Lepacha! Io Maguth!
[Numinous (is) the Demon Star! Hail Lepacha! Hail Maguth]

Ho Drakon Ho Megas!
[The Great Dragon (This is a Name for the Entire Universe)]

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Radahel

D/N: Diurnal
Direction: Southeast
Planet: Black Sun; Jupiter
Color: Blue, Yellow, Green
Qlipha: Satariel (Saturn/Lucifuge Rofocale)
Element: Water (Primary); Earth (Secondary); Fire (Tertiary)
Stellar Attributions: Aldebaran (Primary), Sirius (Primary); Ursa Minor (Secondary); Beta Persei (Tertiary)

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Radahel is a necromantic archdemon of the Saturnian Qlipha who specializes in lethal and non-lethal malediction alike and has aptitudes with multiple methods of divination. He rules the True Will and he can help initiate the witch through the Planetary Sphere of the Earth.* He can impart wisdom, intuition, diligence, and maturity to the magickian.

*The Planetary Sphere of the Earth is indeed quite different from Nahemoth. Yes, you can initiate yourself through the Sphere of the Earth without using the Sephiroth at all.

Radahel rules the cycle of reincarnation, and his auspices are useful in both necromancy and death magick. The Book of Sitra Ahra refers to him as “the Conquering and Dominating One of [Sathariel].” He can make you a better lay and a better flirt, and for some reason, he can enchant a chalice better than just about any other demon I’ve ever seen do it.

Radahel specializes in skrying, pyromancy, and divination by runes. He can modify the astral double of the witch by giving it either a retractable pair of large, ravenlike wings, or long, fetid-looking claws which really look like they could do some damage in a fight.

While Cimeries is the Patron Demon of Soldiers, Radahel holds the military in contempt. He told me he protects children and soldiers who were dishonorably discharged. While I know that demons are individuals, I’ve begun to wonder whether Cymeries likes the soldiers but not how the military treats them.

According to Radahel, graveyards and crossroads are powerful locations for rituals to him, and human corpses are very helpful in calling upon him. He teaches the witch to cleanse by water and he can help her build up her muscles.

Before I evoked Radahel for the first time, I took a second to feel his astral signature out. His energy was light blue. It felt playful, so I looked deeper, and it felt kind, and I looked a little deepter until I saw the latent viciousness inside him. I proceeded with the evocation, and he appeared visibly in front of me. He wore a red cloak with the hood drawn up. His face was covered by a shiny mask with horns—reminiscient of the masks rich people wear at parties in movies. He was nine feet tall. Just as I sensed playfulness and subtle kindness, and there was viciousness beneath, the mask had a jocular smile on it. I’m guessing I wouldn’t like what I’d see if he decided to take off the mask. He told me that the horns on the mask weren’t just decorative—he needed a mask with horns, or it wouldn’t have fit him. So the playful exterior wasn’t a ruse—he is legitimately funny and charistmatic, and the jokes he told were very light-hearted in nature. He has a capacity for viciousness to the point of sadism, but he really was a pleasant fellow.

Radahel told me he’d been observing me for a long time—albeit only once in a while. He told me he’d been present when I finally conquered my fear of heights for good– it was my first cliff diving trip.

His anecdote made a lot of sense. I was the only dude there who was afraid of heights, and yet somehow, neither of the dudes, one of whom was a Marine, and both of whom had already dived off that same cliff on a prior occasion, were willing to jump first. So I did, with no hesitation. Now I know who to thank for that.

Magickal Chants

Cio Radahel Patronus Nex
“I Call Radahel, the Patron of Death!”

Nobilitate Divinus Dominator Radahel
“Praise to the Prophetic Lord Radahel!”

Invoco Radahel In Nomine Qliphoth
“I Call Radahel in the Name of the Qliphoth!”
In addition to calling forth Radahel, this chant simultaneously lulls the witch closer to the gnostic state (trance)

Liftoach Pandemonium, Et Germinet Radahel
“Open the Infernal Plane, and Bring Forth Radahel!”
In addition to calling forth Radahel, this chant simultaneously presences Qliphothic energy to raise or strengthen a sacred space.

In Nomine Adamas Ater, Aperiatur Acharayim, Et Germinet, Et Germinet Radahel
“In the Name of the Black Diamond, Open the Infernal Plane, and Bring Forth, and Bring Forth Radahel!” In addition to calling forth Radahel, this chant simultaneously focuses the mind of the celebrant.

Aperiatur Qliphoth; Invoco Radahel
“Open the Qliphoth; I Call to Radahel!”
Invokes Radahel and strengthens the alchemical effects of the invocation rite. Only useful for invocation.

-V.K. Jehannum
Agios Octinomos-Drakosophia