Invocation of Satan

Physis is a term within Greek philosophy which signifies the ever-changing spiritual essence and character of the celebrant. Olam Ha-Qliphoth [Qliphothic World] is a Qabbalistic moniker for the physical plane. Translations of foreign phrases appear in brackets, and magickal chants appear in italics.


Agios Octinimos-Drakosophia! Io Satanas Khaosophoros To Mega Antikidos!
[Numinous (is) the Demon Magick and Alchemical Attainment of the Current of the Adversary! Hail Satanas, Bearer of Chaos, the Great Accuser!]

Regent of the Black Sun and the Qlipha of Stars Suspended Aloft,
I Conjure You Forth into this Temple of Flesh,
To Descend Within Me Amongst Chaos and Fire
And Imbue My Physis With the Essence of Your Being.
Hearken Unto the Magickal Words and Make Your Power Known Within Me.

Io Satanas Khaosophoros To Mega Antikidos! Ascende Seminator Diabolus! Aperiatur Qliphoth; Invoco Satan! Io Ho Kantegor! Cio Exitosus Sophos Satan-Zabulus! Salve Sathanas Megist Agente Ex Sitra De-Smola! Baruch Ha-Sathanas! Aperiatur Acharayim, Et Germinet Satanas! Voco Te Domine Satanael-Zabolus! Omnituens Diabolus-Sataniel Gloria! Salve Megist Satanas– Aedifex Sol Tagimiron!
[Hail Satanas, the Bearer of Chaos, the Great Accuser! Arise, Father Diabolus! Open the Qliphoth; I Call to Satan! Hail the Accuser! I Praise You, Destructive and Wise Satan-Zabulus! Hail Sathanas, Great Emissary of the Sinister Left Side! Blessed is Sathanas! Open the Backwards Tree, and Bring Forth Satanas! I Call to Lord Satanael-Zabolus! Glory to the All-Seeing Diabolus-Sataniel! Hail Unto the Great Satanas– Artificer of the Sun of Tagimiron]

Hail unto Satanas,
The Great Muse of Olam Ha-Qliphoth,
Master of the Temple; the Lord over All.
Patron of Alchemy and Self-Hood,
The Hammer and Dragon of Justice,
Saturnian, Black-Solar Spirit,
Fiend over Thaumiel.
Hail, Artificer of the Black Flame,
Father and First-Born of Darkness.

Satan Darzarrenna (x7)

Sathanas, Sathan, Sathanel (x9)

Diabolos, Deofol, Satanael, Satanas (x9)

Io Satanas Khaosophoros To Mega Antikidos! Ya Namosh Sitra De-Smola Alogos Drakosophia Exat! Io Ho Kantegor!
[Hail Satan, the Bearer of Chaos, the Great Adversary! In the Name of the Sinister Left Side, the Unwritten Gnosis, and the Undercurrent of Sinistral Demon Magick, Let it Be So! Hail the Great Accuser]

 

Rite to Tiamat, Absu, & Kingu

This rite calls upon Tiamat, Kingu, and Absu to manifest one or more specified intentions after presencing Qliphothic energy and the energies of the Draconian Current to make a solid sacred space. In order for this rite to make sense to you, you will have to read the section of the post linked to below that describes Tiamat, Kingu & Absu and my chants to them:
https://vkjehannum.wordpress.com/2018/02/22/new-chants-for-draconian-magick/
This rite can be performed with or without materials, music, etc. While material accompaniments and other ritual-strengthening objects & techniques will be of use to the celebrant, she need not have them for this rite, and if she intends to incorporate them, she is to do so at her own discretion. Phrases in italics are to be chanted. Translations of foreign phrases appear in brackets & explanations or instructions appear in parentheses. This rite, like almost all of my rites, is made to be applicable to all or almost all of the schools of thought in the modern Black Lodge of the West.


Io Dawamphiahom!
[Hail the Vampyric Triumvirate]

Liftoach Hekel Lebanath Ha-Adamas Ater (x4)
[Open the Palace of the Pavement of the Black Diamond]

Ornakar! Iattorren! Iassara! Allakhoren!
[(WoP’s Presence Qliphothic Energy)]

Yorsar Lear Ordar Nasa (x9)
[(Chant to Presence the Draconian Current)]

I Call Forward the Triumvirate of Deities from the Realm Beyond Creation whose Artifice is the Art and Practice of Vampyrism. I Conjure You and Your Influence and I Presence Your Agency for the Purpose of the Black Magickal Art! My Name is (Say Your Magickal Name if You Have One or Use Your Full Name if You Don’t) and I am the Adherent to the Alchemical Praxis of the Nightside. I Call You Forward to Engender the Manifesting of My Intention and I Seek to Stand as Witness to the Magnitude of Your Power!
(Specify the Goal or Goals of the Rite)

Advenite Coelestes Hydri– Kingu, Thalassa, Et Rishtu!
[Come, Eternal Serpents– Kingu, Thalassa (Tiamat), and Rishtu (Absu)]

Liftoach Sitra De-Smola B’Shem Ha-Dawamphiahom (x11)
[Open the Sinsiter Left Side in the Name of the Vamparents]

Agios O Lasibharzunas! Avete Zigarun, Tiamtu, Et Kingu– Intervenite Divi Khaos! Advenite Coelestes Hydri– Kingu, Thalassa, Et Rishtu! Lasibharzunas Liftoach Gashar-Abyllo-Kresh! Avete Zigarun, Tiamtu, Et Kingu– Intervenite Divi Khaos!
[Numinous are the Wamphyric Trinity! Hail Zigarun (Absu), Tiamtu (Tiamat), and Kingu– Come, Abyssal Spirits! Come, Eternal Serpents– Kingu, Thalassa (Tiamat), and Rishtu (Absu)! Wamphyric Triumvirate, Open the Abyss! Hail Zigarun (Absu), Tiamtu (Tiamat), and Kingu– Come, Abyssal Spirits]

Kingu Omorka Tisalet Apason Rishtu Kingu Attathengalla (x4)

Dawamphiahom Zillingassa Artorzozam Dassazzakhisat (x4)

Artorzozam! Na-Hath-Pe! Gashar-Abyllo-Kresh! Mavethol! Don-Graph! Chasheinphos! Shaloazoth! Saphorozos! Xuliphazoth! Sammitrakashah!
[(WoP’s to Strengthen the Ritual)]

Orbiazozoth Tiamat Kingu Absu Saphorozos Mavethol Zillingassa (x7)

Provinite Sam, Akasha, Alogos, Et She-Ein Bo Mashavah!Arcesso She-Ein Bo Mashavah– Megist Pyros De Phosophorsophia! Gnosis De Solis Atricolor Peto– Et Obtestor Alogos Ex Abyssus! Agios O Lasibharzunas! Agios o Sitra Ahra– Drakosophia Gloria! Io Dawamphiahom! Ya Namosh Sitra De-Smola Alogos Drakosophia Exat!
[Provide the Venom of the Adversary, the Fifth Element, the Unwritten Gnosis, and the Black Light of the Qliphoth! I Send for the Black Light of the Qliphoth– the Great Fire of the Black Flame! I Reach for the Spiritual Knowledge/Revelation of the Black Sun– and I Call for the Unwritten Gnosis of the Abyss! Numinous is the Vampyric Triumvirate! Numinous is the Infernal Plane– Glory to the Energetic Undercurrent of All Demon Magick! Hail the Vampyric Triumvirate! In the Name of the Infernal Plane, the Unwritten Gnosis, and the Undercurrent of Sinistral Demon Magick, Let it Be So!]

Shalicu

Tree and Root
Above: Unrelated Magickal Artwork for Meditation Journeys by GAR

Archdemon Correspondences

Color: Grey, Yellow, Green, Blue
D/N: Diurnal
Tunnel of Set: 31 (Samael-Nehemoth)
Trans-Qliphothic Veil: Chasek; Bohu (Secondary)
Direction: North; Northwest; Northeast (Lesser)
Elements (In Order of Relevance): Water; Earth; Fire
Gender: Usually Male; Occasionally Female
Lesser Planet: Earth; Saturn
Primary Planet: Neptune; Mercury; Moon
Gematria: 171; 500; 1485
Channeled Magickal Names: Simkallathawn, Emkallanthorr
Primary Stellar Attributions: Algol; Regulus
Lesser Stellar Attributions: Aldebaran; Dabih (Least)
Qliphas Attributed (Listed from Primary to Least): Nahemoth, Gamaliel, Satariel

Pathway Correspondences

Planet: Pluto
Tarot: Judgment
Musical Key: C
Atavism: Prima Materia Manifesting in Corrupted Form
Siddhi: Transformation; Disappearance/Invisibility
Hebrew Letter: Shin
Yoruban Power Zone: Manamana; Orun-Apadi; Biri
Disease: Lethal Fevers; Non-Lethal Fevers Which Produce Insanity
Location: Samael (Mercury/Adramaleck)-Nehemoth (Black Earth/Na’amah)

The Nature of Shalicu

Shalicu’s Occult specialties include necromancy, geomancy, pyromancy, solar magick, green witchcraft, the Higher Self, the Black Flame, warding, shielding, shadowmancy, mirrormancy, execration, exorcism, and execration. He gives guidance and auspices in the divinatory use of crystal balls, tarot cards, bones, and Norse runes, and he imparts the gifts of transformation and invisibility.

Shalicu teaches the witch to understand the nature of the nightside energies and magickal influences that make the Qliphoth what it is. He imparts unwritten gnosis of the nature of the Qliphoth and teaches the forms of witchcraft which put the Qliphoth to optimal use. He can be called upon to stop a given spell from manifesting.

This archfiend can help the witch attune herself to the spiritual realities around her, awaken her latent abilities, and sharpen her astral senses. Shalicu can break any kind of barrier and teach the initiate to see through the illusory nature of the perceived limitations which impede her becoming and the manifestation of her Will. He can impose the phenomena of expansion, judgement, resurgence, reversal, change, alteration, termination, departure, and disappearance upon whatever you need them imposed upon.

shalicushalicuAbove: Two Original Sigils of Shalicu by an Anonymous Contributor

Shalicu can increase the witch’s physical fitness and bone density, and he can improve her cardio as well. He rules weaponry, war, warriorhood, bravery, violence, and destruction. He is knowledgeable regarding vehicle mechanics.

Shalicu can modify the witch’s personality, making her more assertive and/or aggressive. He can make the witch a better liar and a better lay and improve her aptitude for manipulating people. He can make her a more industrious person and/or make her less of a push-over.

The auspices of Shalicu are of great use in object enchantment, such that he can even consecrate a chess board for magickal use (ask him to explain this because I can’t). He guides the aimless youth of our society who struggle with ADHD. Shalicu loves kids, so he protects children. He can be evoked to heal or at least permanently decrease the sympthoms of ADHD, Asperger’s Syndrome, dyslexia, anxiety, and stomach problems.

I’m going to copy and paste a series of phrases that my literary sources have listed amongst the attributes of Shalicu which I either don’t know how to interpret or think would best be presented to the reader as part of the following incoherent list. I’m going to emulate the original format that these two sources presented the information in and copy and paste the listed traits verbatim.

Shalicu: The final sparks of creation, transformation and invisibility, the change of reality, the force to become a new form, to extend energy of your need into the world, the union of two powers to create anew, energy of fire, ruler or head of the Qlippoth realm lies here, sealing the final touches, the fires of lust and sex.

If you’d like a sigil of Shalicu which you should print instead of draw, click this image to go to Daemon Barzai’s original sigil of Shalicu:

The Nature of Shalicu’s Tunnel

Shalicu governs the Tunnel of Set between the Qliphothic Spheres of Samael and the Black Earth, which pathway Ford describes as the “Choronzonic transformation by struggle and fall” in The Luciferian Tarot. A musical project called y3mk has a magickal track for this tunnel (I haven’t listened to it, so don’t take this as a recommendation), which track is accompanied by the following description:

This song corresponds to the tunnel of Shalicu in an ongoing series on the Tunnels of Set. It has been created as the result of a personal exploration of the tunnel of Shalicu, which is related with fire, judgement, and the disruption of mental conditionings. Shalicu is the death of personality through fire, but it is also resurrection and the hope of leaving every attachment behind, therefore the promise of freedom. It is a journey through the Underworld, a cleansing which deconstructs the individual and even shatters him into pieces with which he can build again from scratch.

According to The Shadow Tarot by Linda Falorio:

here is the fire which purifies gross matter, the dross is burned away, the spirit is set free, with the power to reincarnate, and to move between the worlds at will. This is the tunnel of Plutonian forces, the tunnel of deep transformation/ mutation/ evolution of the psyche and the DNA. This lies beyond the energic bonds of matter at the interface of being and non-being, of time and anti-time. Gate for the Aeon of Maat, its appearance rises, fleeting, flickering in the waters of nether space, Night, Nothingness.”

…The need to work with the energies of Shalicu may be signaled by experiencing resistance to, or fear of change, experimentation, innovation, anarchy, chaos. There may be feelings of alienation, of nonconformism, which result in feeling oneself to be “a rebel without a cause, or, there may be over identification with prevailing social norms, and bowing to peer pressure… Among the powers we may achieve through working here is the ability to shed limitations of preconscious human pasts, to decondition our responses, thus breaking free of crystallized, arbitrary definitions of self, as well as ingrained emotional patterns and ways of interpreting reality. Thus we are able to re-learn to view Self objectively, outside of space, time, and society, being detached from social, cultural, and national identities, customs, mores and beliefs.

Magickal Chants

Liftoach Pandemonium, Et Germinet Shalicu
“Open the Infernal Plane, and Bring Forth Shalicu”

Invoco Shalicu In Nomine Qliphoth
“I Call Shalicu in the Name of the Qliphoth”

Devoco Shalicu Divinus Erus Prophetarum
“Come, Shalicu, Immortal Spirit-Ruler of Prophets.”

Agios Es, Ambrosius Divus; Perveni Shalicu
“Numinous Art Thou, Everlasting Spirit; Come, Shalicu.”

Sallimkatha-Thah-Galla Limkathorra Linkatha-Ka-Kalla Limkorra-Kalla Shalicu Linkathaggallla
This is a Channeled Summoning Chant for Shalicu

In Nomine Adamas Ater, Aperiatur Acharayim, Et Germinet, Et Germinet Shalicu
“In the Name of the Black Diamond, Open the Backwards Tree, and Bring Forth, and Bring Forth Shalicu”

Sources

https://library.hrmtc.com/2012/11/14/shalicu/
The First Book of Luciferian Tarot by Michael W. Ford
Liber Azerate from the 218 Current
The Howling of Liber 231 by Frather Zephyros
The Shadow Tarot by Linda Falorio
http://lam777.angelfire.com/magickQlippoth.htm

-V.K. Jehannum
Agios Octinomos-Drakosophia

A Ritual to Qalilitu

{This is my ritual to Qalilitu, a high-ranking archdemoness of the Qliphothic Sphere of Gamaliel (Black Moon/Lilith). Qalilitu, whom I have elected as my Matron Demoness, was originally recorded by Daemon Barzai in an anthology called Qliphoth Opus III by Black Tower Publishing. Since Qalilitu is my Matron Demoness, I owe incredible thanks to Daemon Barzai, with whom I have no affiliation. Persons unacquainted with this demoness may Google “V.K. Jehannum Qalilitu” to find my article about her, which article includes original magickal chants and a sigil.

This rite to Qalilitu is perfect for a curse, exorcism, empowerment of the psychic senses, or object consecration. The witch is required to specify her own requests. One may use this ritual, for example, to satisfy the three of the following requests: (i) strengthening the psychic senses, (ii) improving the astral double’s ability to shapeshift or teaching it to shapeshift into a specific form Qalilitu specializes in, (iii) strengthening the astral double for astral combat, (iv) strengthening the evil eye and/or the aptitude for glamour magick, (v) to strengthen the aptitude for psychic vampyrism (this includes the ability to take other people’s energy, personal magnetism, and the ability to digest/break down foreign prana/chi), (vi) holistically increasing magickal powers, (vii) increasing the aptitude for death magick and/or necromancy, and (viii) strengthening divinatory abilities.

Like many of my rituals, my rite to Qalilitu is composed entirely of voces magicae or barbarous tongues. This includes the vibration of magickal names, consecrated Latin chants, and the use of Enochian script. Like the rest of my rituals, this rite is designed to generate significant power without the use of magickal equipment, candles, sigils, incense, etc. While such material accompaniments are wonderful and may/should be implemented at the prerogative of the celebrant, this ritual can be performed without them. Phrases in italics are to be chanted and names in bold are to be vibrated. Translations of foreign phrases appear in brackets and explanations appear in parentheses. If you struggle with the pronunciation, simply pronounce your best guest and know that this is entirely sufficient. It is far more important to be confident in your performance of the rite than it is to pronounce every word correctly}

Agios Octinomos-Drakosophia! Io Qalilitu! Ya Namosh Panachasragoth Exat!
[Numinous is the Adversarial Current and the Path of Demonic Alchemy! Hail Qalilitu! In the Name of the Infernal Divine, Let it Be So]

Venire Mater Qalilitu! Liftoach Kliffot! Liftoach Pandemonium! Liftoach Hekel Lebanath Ha-Adamas Ater! Yehi Aur Chashakh! Agios Ischyros Qalilitu, Filia Luna Nigrantis! Solpeth De G Omaoas Qalilitu Od Niiso Pugo Caosgi!
[Come, Mother Qalilitu! Open the Qliphoth! Open the Infernal Plane! Open the Palace of the Pavement of the Black Diamond! Let There Be Black Light! Numinous and Mighty is Qalilitu, the Daughter of the Black Moon! Hearken Unto Your Names Qalilitu and Come Forth unto the Earth]

Qalilitu + Madogiel + Aeonifer + Khaosophoros + Xulogos + Ala-Mashavah + Diabalachara Semolshedim + Goessabim + Madogiel + Qalilitu
[(This Eleven-Name Vibration Formula Contains Qalilitu’s Alternate Name Madogiel Along with Seven Invented Magickal Names which are Useful in the Calling-Forth of Any Demon, Demonic Metagod, or Group of Demons)]

(Specify Requests)

Ol Zodameta Ds Gohed Gmicalzoma Cicale De Gamaliel O Sitra Ahra
[I Conjure You Who Are Everlasting with a Power Understanding the Mysteries of the Qliphothic Sphere of Gamaliel]

Qalilitu Arphe Ozamran Pambt Bagle Zirdo Hoath O Il Odlonshin A Iadanah
[Qalilitu, Descend and Appear Unto Me, for I am a True Worshiper of Your Powers and Numinous Teachings]

Solpeth Bien Sa Zorge Micalzo Qalilitu
[Hearken Unto My Voice and Be Friendly Unto Me, Mighty Qalilitu]

Ol Oecremi Isli Ol Um Isli Sa Ol Zodameta Qalilitu
[I Praise You, I Call You, and I Conjure You, Qalilitu]

Agios Ischyros Qalilitu, Filia Luna Nigrantis! Venire Mater Qalilitu! Qalilitu, Venire. Madogiel, Venire. Aperiatur Acharayim Et Germinet Qalilitu! Qalilitu Venire Et Germinet Xul! Venire Mater Qalilitu! In Nomine Adamas Ater, Aperiatur Acharayim, Et Germinet, Et Germinet Qalilitu! Invoco Qalilitu In Nomine Qliphoth! Agios Ischyros Qalilitu, Filia Luna Nigrantis! Liftoach Pandemonium, Et Germinet Qalilitu! Qalilitu, Venire. Madogiel, Venire. Aperiatur Acharayim Et Germinet Qalilitu! In Nomine Adamas Ater, Aperiatur Acharayim, Et Germinet, Et Germinet Qalilitu! Artorzozam! Manifestos!
[Numinous and Mighty is Qalilitu, Daughter of the Black Moon! Come, Mother Qalilitu! Qalilitu, Come. Madogiel, Come. Open the Infernal Plane, and Bring Forth Qalilitu! Qalilitu, Come and Manifest the Black Light! Come, Mother Qalilitu! In the Name of the Black Diamond, Open the Infernal Plane, and Bring Forth, and Bring Forth Qalilitu! I Call to Qalilitu in the Name of the Qliphoth! Numinous and Mighty is Qalilitu, Daughter of the Black Moon! Open the Infernal Plane, and Bring Forth Qalilitu! Qalilitu, Come. Madogiel, Come. Open the Infernal Plane, and Bring Forth Qalilitu! In the Name of the Black Diamond, Open the Infernal Plane, and Bring Forth, and Bring Forth Qalilitu! (Word of Power for Summoning or Calling-Forth)! (WoP For Summoning or Calling Forth)]

Qalilitu Venire Et Germinet Xul (x11)
[Qalilitu, Come and Manifest the Black Light]

Ya Namosh Sitra De-Smola Alogos Drakosophia Exat!
[In the Names of the Sinister Left Side, the Unwritten Gnosis, and the Underlying Force(s) of All Demon Magick, It Is So]

The Best Approach to Soft Polytheism

My causal, human mind wants Satan to be the same entity as Loki and Ahriman because of how simple the universe would be if that were true. Believing this misconception would give me a sensation of understanding that makes me more comfortable in my relationship with the Numinous*. There are distinct similarities, archetypally speaking, between these divinities, and concluding that they are all the same would relieve me of the feeling of ambiguity that makes me more hesitant to pursue a relationship with those divinities than I would be if I were certain of their identities.

*”The Numinous” is a synonym for “the Divine” with specific philosophical connotations. The concept of the Numinous, coined by Rudolf Otto, is central to my philosophy, as well as to the philosophies of Mircea Eliade and David Myatt, who is also known as Stephen Leather and Anton Long. Anton Long’s take on this concept is the one most influential to me. You do not need to understand the philosophical concept of the Numinous to understand my writings, you just need to understand that “the Numinous” is a synonym for “the Divine” but never a synonym for “the Divine All.”

Many black magickians begin to question their sanity as they are forced to confront, through gnosis, hidden truths about reality. I have never questioned mine, and I would urge you not to question yours. It will always be possible to accomplish more with magick than we are capable of believing is possible. There are always truths about the Numinous that we will never be able to accept or understand. Our guiding spirits and True Will determine how much gnosis we are to be burdened with. There is certain knowledge we need to have to transcend mortality and actualize our True Will, and we are going to receive that knowledge if we are willing to work for it, but there will always be truth we cannot handle, and that will be withheld from us by our guiding spirits and our own reasoning process. All of us will live in the dark until the day we fucking die.

The demons who guide you, despite being legitimately invested in your acquisition of gnosis, will lie to your face. Forever. This is why it is so difficult to accurately identify one given spirit with similar entities from other religious paradigms. When you ask your guiding spirits whether or not Satan and Ahriman are one and the same, you are like a child asking your parents if Santa is real. Frankly, your parents are more concerned with what you want for Christmas, and the child will still have the mind of a child regardless of the answer they give him.

In general, ascertaining whether or not two entities are one requires two or more of three things: (i) thorough research, (ii) personal gnosis or coven gnosis, and (iii) the personal or coven gnosis of witches who are external to your in-person magickal group (online acquaintances). It is optimal for coven gnosis or personal gnosis to be the first source you pursue so that you don’t have preconceptions cloud your gnosis. There will be occasions where the circumstances allow for completely accurate conclusions to be drawn in such matters without the two-source-minimum guideline I just provided– it’s just a guideline.

I used the two-source minimum rule to find out that Davcina, a goddess venerated in Hebdomadry (the paradigm of the ONA), was the same entity as the ancient goddesses Damkina/Damgalnunna/Ninmah/Ninhursag. It was in a manuscript by +o+ (the Temple of THEM) where I got the idea that Davcina could be Damkina. I didn’t bother with trying to figure out whether or not +o+ was right about that– I already doubted +o+’s ability to correctly identify the divinities of Hebdomadry with deities from older polytheisms for a reason (they were usually right, but sometimes they weren’t). Instead, I asked Qalilitu, my matron demoness, about Davcina. I channeled large amounts of information about what Davcina’s abilities and attributes were. When I later started researching Damkina, I found that the descriptions of that Sumerian goddess matched both the descriptions of Davcina in Hebdomadry as well as my personal gnosis about her.

So, I decided to perform an experiment. I was still in the ONA at this point, so I had a bunch of Niners seek personal gnosis about whether or not Davcina was the same entity as Damkina, as well as whether Damkina and Davcina were the same entity as Damgalnunna and Ninhursag. My gnosis was largely confirmed– these four entities were the same goddess, but they were different aspects of that goddess. These different aspects would act independently of one another, even to the extent of occupying different ranks in the hierarchies of the gods.

You’re probably wondering why the fuck I was so cautious. I had channeled personal gnosis that confirmed the postulations of an authority in Hebdomadry, and not only that, I had had the accuracy of my personal gnosis confirmed by later research about Damkina. Why was I so paranoid that I felt the need to correspond with other practitioners? Well, let’s talk about Ahriman, and I’ll tell you how I figured out the he was a separate entity from Satan.

Ahriman is a devil from an ancient paradigm of absolute black-and-white duotheism known as Zoroastrianism, which religion is named for its founder, a spiritual teacher named Zoroaster or Zarathustra. In Zoroastrianism, Ahriman is not simply the leader of the evil spirits called daevas or dews. He is the sentient hypostasis of Druj itself.

Druj, a philosophical concept in Zoroastrianism, is linguistically translated to the English words “falsehood,” “evil,” and “destruction.” It’s a metaphysical force which struggles against the force of Asha, and the two linguistic roots for the word Druj come from words meaning “below” and “to blacken.”

The daevas were simply the various divinities of neighboring polytheisms– “daeva” is variously translated as “wrong god,” “false god,” and “god that is to be rejected.” The word “devas” is used in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism in reference to divine beings and/or gods (albeit in somewhat different ways). The worship of daevas was believed to inadvertently engender the furtherance of Druj, as did the practice of Yatuik Dinoh (witchcraft), for the daevas sought the increase of chaos, deception, and turmoil.

Progressions of Zoroastrian doctrine came to redefine the daevas as personifications of immoral traits. The six arch-daevas personified the six foremost sinful behaviors, just like the two demonological classifications of Peter Binsfield and The Lanterne of Light attributed seven demons to the seven deadly sins. The six arch-daevas struggled against the six “divine sparks” which equate to archangels in Zoroastrianism. Among the daevas was Aeshma-Daeva, the dew/daeva of wrath often identified with Asmodeus in Abrahamic demonology. He’s going to come up later, as will the arch-daeva Indar and the daevic bride of Ahriman known variously as Az, Jeh, Jehu, and Jahi.

Needless to say, Druj is a feminine noun (Asha is neuter). The name “Jehu” translates to “Whore,” and menstruation came about when Az-Jehu convinced Ahriman to engender great evil. Adherents to polytheism worshiped devils in disguise, and of course, most artistic representations of Jesus take influence from the iconography of Zoroaster. You get the idea.

The Coven of the Second Torch, which I led, originated with only myself and two incredibly gifted neophytes whom I refer to in writing as Terror and Chase. Unlike me, Chase and Terror had the gift of mediumship, so they would regularly become vessels for consensual possession by the spirits which Hecate has designated as our teachers. We’d had three Hecatean spirit guides assigned to us, and their names are to never be published. The daimon (I only use the word ‘daimon’ to refer to the non-deity spirits of Greek and Roman polytheism) assigned to me was a hermaphroditic empousa– a powerful, young emissary of Hecate full of vitality. The daimon assigned to Chase was a male lamia– a daimon once banished to wander eternity before Hecate suddenly freed him so that he could become one of our guides. Both of these spirits came to answer to the archdaimon, a male strigae, who was assigned to Terror– the youngest member of the coven.

When the archdaimonic strigae possessed Terror, he would become limited to Terror’s vocabulary if he spoke to me in English. In one of our later seances, the archstrigae told me that while he did not know where he came from, he did know that the strigiai (the vampyric owl-daimones among Hecate’s nocturnal procession) were created by Hecate and “the Winged God” via asexual reproduction.

He looked at me, doubting that I would know which deity he was referring to. I had to guess, and I guessed right (Hermes). The archdaimon would remember the name Hermes and be able to say the name Hermes until the possession seance ended, at which point the daimon would leave the vessel and Terror would become conscious with no memory of the seance. Terror still wouldn’t know who Hermes was when he awakened. While the strigae still knows who Hermes is and can still give excellent insights into the nature and history of Hermes, he didn’t know the name Hermes when he was in Terror’s body. These are the mechanics of possession.

So, I now had coven gnosis about the origin of strigiai. Could I rely on it? I would later go on to read the Greek Magickal Papyrus and learn that Hermekate was a codified metagod used in ancient sorcery– a union of Hermes and Hekate comparable to Lidagon (the union of Darkat and Dagon) and Hermaphrodite.

One night, the Coven of the Second Torch invited two non-initiates to a casual hang-out. It was a casual affair, but after two of Chase and I’s coworkers overheard us talking on shift and asked to join the coven, we were getting greedy. Most witches in their twenties can’t achieve an evocation, but the three of us could teach anyone to do it, and no one who endeavored ritual with us ever doubted that what we did was real. We were naive– just because we could show people that magick was real didn’t mean they would be brave enough to pursue initiation, and just because someone performed a ritual with us that permanently improved their life didn’t mean that they would share our drive for attainment. Many who came to us would perform an evocation with us if they’d been contacted by the spirits of Satan (or in this case, it was the spirits of Tezcatlipoca and Tlazolteotl which one of the non-initiates had had an experience with), and even if they weren’t able to see and communicate with what we summoned like we could, they would get results (and sometimes knowledge) that would benefit them forever, and then they would decide within days that our path was too… much. Our role in their lives was to make them understand the revelations and experiences they had received before they came to us. We struggled to learn the lesson that experience of the Numinous does not prove that one is destined for the Craft.

Terror entered total possession while Chase was taking a nap, which was difficult for the non-initiates to watch. Despite the fact that we were gifted, possession was still new to us, so the way we act to give the spirits hold of us is more dramatic than it is for some. One of the non-initiates was quiet, but the other kept asking me if I could say for certain that what was going on was safe– and he kept asking.

“Are you sure he’s okay?”

“It’s fine,” I said. “He does this all the time. We all do. I can’t do it like he and Chase can, but we all love it.”

The possession took hold and I started speaking with the spirit. The non-initiate who’d expressed his worries to me was quiet while the other kept asking questions to see how the archdaimon would answer. The boy believed that what was happening was real, but he was skeptical about the spirit itself. He asked how the world was created, how it would end, and the daimon answered. The answers were consistently smarter than anything that Terror and Chase could come up with together, they provided incredible wisdom, and they knew impossible things. Non-initiates who witnessed our seances were always taken aback by that, especially this querent.

The other non-initiate looked up and nervously broke his silence. “Terror’s a really good friend of mine,” he said. “I know a human can’t do much, but if you hurt him, I will do everything I can to kill you.”

The archdaimon put his hand on the man’s shoulders. “I know that,” he said. “That’s why I consider you a friend.”

The non-initiate was shocked, and he gradually started to trust the strigae and our Craft. As the conversation progressed, I decided to ask the strigae which spirit our coven should evoke later that night when the non-initiates were gone.

“The Prince of Persia,” said the archdaimon through the possessed body of Terror.

This very much confused the non-initiates. “The movie?” One of them asked.

“That’s a nickname,” the daimon said. “V.K. will know who I mean.”

I thought for a second and then made a guess. “Asmodeus?”

The strigae nodded with the vessel’s head. “Yes, Asmodeus!” he answered. “He kicked Raphael’s ass once, but the Bible and lied about it.” He blinked. “Well, shit, that wasn’t the Bible… Uh, anyway, you can basically ask Asmodeus for any kind of strength that you want.”

I’m paraphrasing the spirit’s responses about as accurately as I can. This is how I found out that Aeshma-Daeva, the evil spirit of Persian religion (Zoroastrianism) was the same entity as Asmodeus. I thought for a moment. “Is Ahriman the same being as Satan?” I asked.

The spirit said yes, but the vessel’s facial expression confused me. Like he’d become unhappy about something, or disappointed in some way, and he’d just been smiling when he spoke of Asmodeus.

I remembered Robert Fraize’s claim that Tiamat and Satan are the same entity. I’d never believed that was true, but if Ahriman and Satan really were the same, maybe this whole soft polytheism thing holds more water than I thought it did. Before I started leading a coven, I wasn’t even sure whether or not Satan wasn’t just part of the mind like so many thinkers said. We were just getting started, and things were happening so quickly.

“Is Tiamat the same as Satan too?” I asked.

“Yes,” the archstrigae said again, still with that look on the vessel’s face.

I thought for a moment, trying to reconcile these facts (lies) with what I already knew.

“Shouldn’t Satan be the same as Absu instead?” I asked. “Absu’s male, Tiamat should probably be Lilith, right?”

“Oh yeah,” said the archdaimon. “You’re right.”

Something was up. The archdaimon was knowledgeable of every deity I’d asked it about despite being consistently limited by Terror’s vocabulary. The lamia that was assigned to Chase wasn’t familiar with most of the deities that modern black magickians work with, but the archstrigai always gave reliable insights about deities that Terror had never heard of. He was even familiar with the difference between the Baphomet of the ONA and the Baphomet of Eliphas Levi– he gave me great insights about the latter (we’ll get back to that). He gave me advice about how to summon the ONA’s Baphomet that was completely unlike anything the ONA had advised, and I was pleasantly surprised when I later read a piece of that same advice in Evoking Eternity by E.A. Koetting.

Besides, the spirit went from not being able to name Asmodeus despite knowing the that the demon had originated in Persian religion to knowing the truth behind the myth of the fight between Asmodeus and Raphael. He was not only familiar with that myth, he was even clearly familiar with the existence of the apocryphal Book of Tobit from which the myth originated. He had demonstrated that he knew the Book of Tobit was not included in the Bible despite being incapable of producing the name of the text with Terror’s lips (I had to Google it myself). The whole thing was fucking amazing. Something like confusing Tiamat and Absu with one another wasn’t like him.

When the strigae left Terror’s body, I told him that we were supposed to summon Asmodeus as he recovered from grogginess (which only took a moment). Terror’s immediate response was “Who the fuck is Asmodeus?”

“The Prince of Persia,” I said.

After the ritual to Asmodeus, I never doubted that Aeshma-Daeva and Asmodeus were the same being. But some reason, I didn’t feel confident that Ahriman was really Satan. I trusted the strigae completely– the daimones had loved us since we were little kids, and the strigae even had strong allegiances with the Infernal Divine (Hecate is very much aligned with Satan). Weeks later, during another seance, Chase entered total possession with his new patron demon: Niantiel, the ruler of one of the pathways in the Qliphoth.

Chase had been asleep when we gave the non-initiates our first seance, and Terror wasn’t present for this one. Plus, Niantiel was unrelated to the group of daimones which Hecate had sent to guide us. Like Terror, Chase was unfamiliar with Zoroastrianism and Ahriman. It was the perfect opportunity, and Niantiel told me that Satan and Ahriman, while similar, were not the same entity.

This taught me two important things. First, just because your spirits tell you that one entity is the same as another doesn’t mean you can believe it. Even if you channel excellent gnosis and your spirits really are invested in your success doesn’t mean your personal gnosis or coven gnosis on matters like these will be accurate. You can do everything right when you look for these answers, but it still won’t matter. Seeking these answers is almost a lost cause in and of itself. The fact that Asmodeus is Aeshma-Daeva would suggest that Ahriman is Satan, and yet Ahriman and Satan are separate. Figuring out whether one deity is the same as another is really that fucking complicated, so it’s no wonder the spirits don’t care to tell us the truth and let us carry our misconceptions. That’s why there are Satanists who misidentify Satan with so many other gods. Some say Satan was Tiamat, some say he was Marduk, and others say he was Enki– and those are just the entities that people misidentify Satan with in one religion (Mespotamian polytheism). The spirits allow us to make these misidentifications because the truth of such matters really is that close to being a lost cause.

And it gets worse. Ahriman is not Satan, but Aeshma-Daeva is Asmodeus, so what about Az-Jehu? Az is the same entity as one spirit in Abrahamic religion– take a guess who. Michael W. Ford identifies Az with Lilith, which makes sense, but he goes on to identify the both of them with Kali, which is more of a stretch, and he also identifies Ahriman with Satan, which we know is wrong. In the Choronzon edition of The Book of the Witch Moon, Ford identifies Cain with Pan.

Ford deserves a lot of fucking respect, and I was wrong not to show him that respect in the past. But really think about this. Ford identifies Cain with Pan in writing. The spirits are right not to trust our judgment about matters like this.

So, are you ready for the answer? Az-Jehu is the same entity as Semyaza, the male leader of the Grigori (the fallen angels called the Watchers). I’m completely confident about that, however ludicrous that sounds. So now, I’m going to give a list of the deity=deity conclusions I’ve drawn

Satan, Leviathan, Lucifer, and Azazel are all aspects of the same entity. In Qabbalah, the highest aspect of the Devil (which lies beyond even the entirety of the Qliphoth) is referred to as Samael, not to be confused with the angel named Samael or the Qlipha named Samael. So I’ll put it like this: Lucifer and Satan are different aspects of Samael which operate independently from one another the same way that Christians believe Jesus, Jehovah, and the Holy Spirit operate (Note: Jesus was just a human who became an overrated immortal charlatan that New Agers are wasting their time with ascended master). Some practitioners of demon magick like E.A. Koetting and Adam Percipio consider Satan and Lucifer to be separate entities, and they’re only kind of right. When they call on Lucifer, regardless of believing him to have been a Roman god or whatever, they are still manifesting that same aspect of Samael. The counterintuitive claim made by a YouTuber called “The Serpent’s Key” that Paimon is also an aspect of Samael turned out to be true, but Diane Vera’s belief that Belial is an aspect of Satan is wrong (which is lame, cuz I believed her).

Amaymon is not the same entity as Mammon.

Machaloth is not the same entity as Magoth.

Astaroth is the same entity as Astarte, Inanna, Ishtar, Isis, and Attar. However, those goddesses are different aspects of one deity, possibly independent aspects at that– just like Satan and Lucifer.

Abaddon/Apollyon is the same entity as Apollo, the Olympian god of the Sun– that’s something I know for certain. Qalilitu, my matron demoness, told me that Apollo and Abaddon are not independent aspects. Sauroctonos, one of the entities the ONA venerates, is the same entity as Apollo (if you Google Sauroctonos you’ll wind up on Apollo’s Wikipedia page). However, when Apollo is contacted via Hebdomadry, he manifests in a very unusual way. I have rituals on my website to Lycoctonos/Lyceus (Apollo’s manifestation as a wolf) and Sauroctonos (Apollo’s manifestation when accessed through Hebdomadry). Only work with Sauroctonos if you’re guiding spirits tell you to do so because it’s weird as fuck. I was told to perform a certain number of invocations to Sauroctonos and then stop. When I did it one more time than I was told to, Sauroctonos castigated me for it. It was very useful, but I’ll probably never work with that manifestation of Abaddon/Apollo again. One of the leading voices in the ONA proclaimed that Abaddon was Abatu based on no evidence whatsoever, and Qalilitu told me they were wrong.

Mephistophiles is the same entity as Ophiel, the Olympic spirit of Mercury. Mephistophiles has nothing to do with Mephitis and he is probably not an aspect of Samael.

Andras is the Zoroastrian daeva Indar and the Hindu deva Indra.

Murmur is the same entity Mormo, the son of Hecate.

Alex Jones is the same entity as Bill Hicks (kidding).

Camio/Caym is the highest aspect of Cain/Qayin. Tubal-Qayin is another aspect of Qayin, which aspect appears to have came into being by some form of initiatory self-transformation he enacted. He isn’t the same as Pan though.

Azanigin, Az-Jehu, and Semyaza are all the same entity. I’ll have to tell you how I figured that out some time, because it’s a long story. Azael, Azazel, and Semyaza are all separate entities from one another, and Azazel and Azrael are not the same.

The goddess which the ONA venerates by the name Baphomet is the planetary spirit of the planet Earth (and she’s really great to work with). She is not the same as Lilith, and she has nothing to do with Bastet regardless of what the leading voices in the ONA say. The etymology and history given for Baphomet in ONA literature is completely made up, and they have a devious reason for making it up.

Atazoth of Hebdomadry is the same entity as Azathoth. In fact, Anton Long stole his teachings about Atazoth from Kenneth Grant’s teachings about Azathoth (he also stole his teachings about Azanigin from Grant’s teachings on Aza, a Gnostic demoness who originated from Az-Jehu).

Budsturga is not the same as Durga.

Darkat is not the same as Lilith.

Satanchia (also called Put Satanachia) is the same as Chia.

Lilith, Eisheth Zenunim, and Na’amah are all separate entities from one another.

But here’s the one you’ve been waiting for: Santa isn’t real. And neither is Vindex.

-V.K. Jehannum
Agios Octinomos-Drakosophia

Ritual to Machaloth

{This ritual calls upon Machaloth/Mahlat to fulfill a specified request(s). One of the major sources of the rite’s power is name vibration: two seven-name vibration lists appear in the ritual. While half of the names in these vibration lists are clearly just variations of Machaloth’s name, the other half are invented magickal names which can be used to refer to and vibrated to call upon any demon. The magickal phrase which is presented in italics is to be chanted, i.e. recited in a slow and rhythmic way. Translations of foreign phrases appear in brackets, and explanations appear in parentheses. My rituals focus heavily upon magickal chants and words of power so that they are able to generate large amounts of power even in the absence of ceremonial equipment, incense, etc. If witchcraft materials are available to the celebrant, they may (and should) be incorporated however she deems fit}

Agios Octinomos-Drakosophia!
[Numinous is the Current and Great Work of the Adversary]
I call forth the sorcerous archdemoness in whose dominion are nourishment and tempests. Hearken to the names of your evocation, and appear unto me demoness!
Machaloth + Diabalachara + Goessabbim + Maklath + Semolshedim + Ala-Mashavah + Mahalath
 
Liftoach Pandemonium! Liftoach Hekel Lebanath Ha-Adamas Ater!
[Open the Infernal Plane! Open the Palace of the Pavement of the Black Diamond]
Machaloth is the infernal divinity of witchcraft and meditation who stands amongst the fourfold manifesting of the Black Light. Hail unto Machaloth, matron fiend of childbirth and industrialization, she who engenders magickal ascent and tumultuous crises alike.
 
Liftoach Pandemonium, Et Germinet Machaloth! Invoco Mahalath In Nomine Qliphoth! [Open the Infernal Plane, and Bring Forth Machaloth! I Call Machaloth in the Name of the Qliphoth]
Agios Caput Algol! Agios o Sitra Ahra– Drakosophia Gloria! [Numinous (is) the Demon Star! Numinous is the Infernal Plane– Glory to the Current of the Adversary]
Evoco Mahlat, Amata Et Fautrix, Elecebra Infernum  (x11) [I Call Upon Mahlat, Witch and Protectress, Seductress of Hell]
(State Request or Requests)
 
Aeonifer + Machalas + Xulogos + Mochlath + Khaosophoros + Machalath + Semolshedim
 
Io Machaloth!

The Ritual of Legion

{This ritual summons Lepaca, the Demon of Opening, and works with him to astrally presence a very large number of demons for the purpose of self-empowerment. The witch begins with the opening of the ritual, which opening creates a sacred space by raising Qliphothic energy, summons Lepaca, calls on multiple demons to strengthen the ritual, and then works with Lepaca to evoke multiple Qliphothic demons (in that order). Thereafter, the witch recites a hymn which entreats Chavajoth (the Azerate), the draconic meta-god composed of the 72 demons of the Goetia, the Nine Demonic Divinities of the Dukante Hierarchy, and the 22 archdemons of the Tunnels of Set to empower the witch. Five optional segments follow, and the witch may perform whichever and however many of these she will perform, if any. Lastly, a series of miscellanious and optional demon-summoning chants is provided for the witch to choose from. It is the prerogative of the witch to decide which materials, sigils, equipment, music, etc. she wants to incorporate into her performance of this ritual, if any. Phrases in italics are to be chanted. The name vibration formulas appear in bold with +’s separating each individual vibration. English translations appear in brackets and explanations appear in parentheses. This ritual incorporates magickal formulae and words of power from Modern Demonolatry by S. Conolly, the corpuses of Dragon Rouge, the Order of the Nine Angles, the 218 Current (including Liber Azerate and The Book of Sitra Ahra), The True Red Book of AppinThe Book of Mephisto by Asenath Mason, my original literature, and the literature of Daemon Barzai. This is an advanced ritual, so be prepared}

The Opening of the Rite
Agios Octinomos-Drakosophia!
[Numinous (is) the Current of the Adversary and its Alchemical Endeavors]

Melus De Quo Magma (x11)
[Reality Emanates from the Demonic]

Liftoach Pandemonium! Liftoach Hekel Lebanath ha-Adamas Ater! Zazas Zazas Nasatanada Zazas! Yehi Aur Chashakh! Liftoach Kliffot!
[(Magickal Formulae to Create a Sacred Space by Presencing Qliphothic Energy)]

Dongraph + Liftoach Kliffot + Zazas Zazas Nasatanada Zazas + Lepaca Radrab ha-Shamaim + Lepaca Adaphegor +  Lepaca Adargazer +  Lepaca Abiyr Qliphoth
[(Name Vibration Formula for the Summoning of Lepaca)]

Manifestos! Liftoach Pandemonium, et Germient Lepaca!
[(Word of Power for Summoning)! Open the Infernal Plane, and Bring Forth Lepaca)]

Agios Ischyros Lepaca! Mammon Liftoach Qliphoth! Liftoach Qliphoth, B’Shem ha-Mephistophilus! Athiel Liftoach Reshut ha-Rabbim! Io Tap Rex Pandemonium! Eurynomos Liftoach Sitra Ahra! Agios Ischyros Amducious Rex Kliffot! Qalilitu Venire et Germinet Xul! Salve Amaymon Pater Sitra Ahra! Ocat Liftoach Acharayim!
[Numinous and Mighty is Lepaca! Mammon, Open the Qliphoth! Open the Qliphoth, in the Name of Mephistophilus! Athiel, Open the Kingdom of Manifoldness! Hail unto Tap, King of the Infernal Plane! Eurynomos, Open Sitra Ahra! Numinous and Mighty is Amducious, the King of the Kliffot! Qalilitu, Come and Presence the Black Light! Hail unto Amaymon, the Father of Sitra Ahra! Ocat, Open the Infernal Plane]

Io Mephisto, Zodamran, Zodamran! Io Lepacha!
[Hail Mesphito, (Word of Power to Open the Qliphoth)! Hail Lepacha]

Lepaca Kohot ha-Reshut ha-Rabbim (x11)
[(Chant Calling Lepaca to Presence Multiple Qliphothic Spirits)]

Magickal Hymn to the Infernal Divine
Invoco Pandemonium, In Nomine Drakosophia
Agios o Goetikon, Salve Draco Megiste
O Salve Havayoth– Hendekatheon Gloria
Agios es, Genitor Verraine, et Salve Pater Amducious
Agios o Domine Lucifer, Basileus Lumial
Agios Ischyros Eurynomous– Patrona Necromantia
Salve Flereous, Spiritus Aeternum, et Dominus Ustrina
Abbas Leviathan Gloria– Agios o Unsere
Ave Regem Beliar– Agios Belias Rex Bohu
Atta Sathanel Gloria– Agios o Satanas
Agios Ischyros Kliffoth– Salvete Kelippadaimones
[I Call to the Infernal Plane in the Name of the Current of the Adversary/ Numinous is the Draconic Unification of the 72 as a Metagod, Hail unto the Great Dragon/ Oh, Hail unto Havayoth, Glory to the Hendekatheon/ Numinous Art Thou, Father Verraine, and Hail unto Father Amducious/ Numinous is Lord Lucifer, King Lumial/ Numinous and Mighty is Eurynomous– Patron of Necromancy/ Hail unto Flereous, Great and Eternal Spirit, and to Lord Ustrina/ Glory unto Father Leviathan– Numinous is Unsere/ Hail King Beliar– Numinous (is) Belias the King of the Second Veil Before Samael/ Glory unto Father Sathanel– Numinous is Satanas/ Numinous and Mighty is the Qliphoth– Hail to the Twenty-Two Spirits of the Tunnels of Set]

The Opening of the Four Towers of Khaos (Optional Segment)
Silur Varepto Voker Veiscat Zenon Tuvaildaf Knox!
Agilleath Tiddehmos Tlyfos Belial (x9)
Dessurpur Kajp Giddup Leviathan (x9)
Vibarlal Dendas Tnasod Beelzebuth (x9)
Lylusay Tateros Volt Sids Lucifer (x9)
[(Words of Power for Demon Magick)/(Chant to Open the Northern Tower and Presence the Spirits of Belial)/(Chant to Open the Western Tower and Presence the Spirits of Leviathan)/(Chant to Open the Eastern Tower and Presence the Spirits of Beelzebuth)/(Chant to Open the Southern Tower and Presence the Spirits of Satan/Lucifer)]

The Evocation of Paymon and His Spirits (Optional Segment)
Lepaca Paimon! Lepaca Beball! Lepaca Abali!
Salve Paymon Rex Occidentalium!
Baruch ha-Paymon ha-Parashiym!
Linan Tasa Jedan Paimon!
Paymon Liftoach Ha-Ilan Ha-Izon (x11)
Paymon Labal Abalam (x7)
[(Formulae Calling Lepaca to Presence Paimon and his Two Attendant Kings)/ Hail Paymon King of the West/ Blessed is Paymon the Horseman/ (Paymon’s Demonic Enn)/(Chant to Presence Spirits in Service to Paymon)/ (Chant to Presence Paymon and his Two Attendant Kings)]

The Eovcation of Mephistophiles (Optional Segment)
Lepaca Mephistophiles! Io Mephisto, Zodamran, Zodamran!
Mesphito + Mephisto + Mephist + Hemostophile + Megastophiles + Memostophiles + Mephistophilis + Mephistophiel + Mephistophielis
Baruch ha-Mephist Mephir ha-Gadhol!
Veni, Veni Mephistophile!
Mesphito Ramec Viasa On Ca (x11)
[(Formula Calling Lepaca to Presence Mephistophiles)! Hail Mephistophiles, (Word of Power to Presence Qliphothic Energy)!/ (Name-Vibration Formula for the Summoning of Mephistophiles)/ Blessed is Mephistophiles the Great Destroyer/ Come, Come Mephistophiles/ (Demonic Enn of Mephistophiles)]

The Evocation of Leviathan (Optional Segment)
Agios Ischyros Leviathan (x7)
Vovin, Vovin, Lepaca Vovin, Leviatán, Tanin’iver, Liftoach Kliffoth 
(x7)
Rex Chaosifer, Veniat ad Me (x7)
Jedan Tasa Hoet Naca Leviathan (x11)
[Numinous and Mighty is Leviathan/ (Chant Calling Tanin’iver and Lepaca to Presence Leviathan)/ Chaos-Bearing Monarch, Come Unto Me/ (Demonic Enn of Leviathan)]

The Call for the Blessing of Satan (Optional Segment)
(this calls on Satan to empower the witch; it is not an evocation of him)
Tasa Reme Laris Satan– Ave Satanis
Aperiatur Acharayim, et Germinet Satanas
Athah Gibor Leohlam Satan
Agios o Satanas
Bagabi Lacha Bachabe
Lamac Cahi Achababe
Karrelyos Lamac Lamec Bachalyas
Cabahagy Sabalyos Baryolos
Lagoz Atha Cabyolas
Samahac Et Famyolas
Harrahya!
[(Satan’s Demonic Enn)/ Open the Infernal Plane, and Bring Forth Satanas/ Come, Eternal Omnipotent Diabolus/ Satan is Eternal and Mighty Forever/ (Magickal Formula for Rituals to Satan)]

Independent and Optional Summonings of Miscellaneous Demon Groups

Eko, Eko, Apsidotheoi (x7)
[(Chant to Summon the Guiding Spirits of the Draconian Current, Who May or May not be Demonic)]

Ornias Va-Layilel Liftoach Shaari Gamaliel (x11)
[(Calls Ornias & Laylilel to Send Spirits from the Black Moon’s Qlipha)]

Sitral Polanthan Thamaar Falaur Sitrami (x11)
[(Chant to Summon the Five Demonic Princes of the Northen Tower)]

Glassia-Labolis Va-Mesphito Liftoach Shaari Ha-Samael (x11)
[(Calls Glasyabolis & Mesphito to Send Spirits from Mercury’s Qlipha)]

Basmijael Va-Luluwa Liftoach Herab Serapel (x11)
[(Calls Luluwa & Basmijael to Send Spirits from Venus’s Qlipha)]

Lepaca Neshimiron (x7)
[(Chant Calling Lepaca to Presence the Neshimiron)]

Baruch Ha-Kelippa Ha-Reschaim– Liftoach Nahemoth– Phenex Va-Azael Liftoach Nahemo  (x9) [(Calls Phenex & Azael to Send Spirits from Nahemoth)]

Liftoach Chasek B’Shem ha-Gothiel (x7)
[(Chant Calling Gothiel/A’athiel to Presence the Spirits of the Third Veil Before Samael)]

Curiel Liftoach Qlipha ha-Thaumiel (x7)
[(Chant Calling Curiel to Presence the Spirits of Thaumiel)]

Tanin’iver, Ornias, Qalilitu, Liftoach Reshut Ha-Rabbim (x11)
[(Calls Tanin’iver, Ornias, & Qalilitu to Send Vampyric Spirits)]

Liftoach Tohu B’Shem Ha-Qemetiel (x11)
[(Calls Qemetiel to Send Spirits from Tohu)]

Tentatores, Infidiatores, Maymon, Liftoach Ha-Ilan Ha-Izon (x11)
[(Calls Mammon to Send the Ninth Order of Demons)]

Lepaca Shichiriron (x7)
[(Chant Calling Lepaca to Presence the Shichiriron)]

Shax-Amon-Ayperos Liftoach Reshut Ha-Aogiel (x11)
[(Calls Shax, Amon, & Ayperos to Send Spirits)]

Bitru-Guision-Edom Belial, Liftoach Satorial (x11)
[(Calls Bitru, Guision, & Edom Belial to Send Spirits from the Saturnian Qlipha)]

The Closing of the Rite
Io Lepacha!
Ho Drakon Ho Megas!
[Hail Lepacha/ The Great Dragon (Title for the Entire Universe)]

Meditations on Mephistophiles

This article serves to analyze Chief Duke Mephistophiles, best known in Demonolatry as Mesphito, the Keeper of the Book of Death, through the esotericisms of demonology, Qabbalah, and Greek magick. This is a very deep look into demonology which may not be suitable or helpful for beginners.
We know from grimoires modern and medieval alike that Mephistophiles (often called Mesphito) is a real demon, and a powerful one at that. Well, believe it or not, Doctor Faust was a real person. He was an infamous alchemist, blasphemer, astrologist, magickian, necromancer, and sodomite who once allegedly tricked a local chaplain into rubbing arsenic on his own face. Countless medieval grimoires are attributed to the teachings of Doctor Faust, just like many grimoires are attributed to the teachings of Solomon and Moses.
Faust lived around the time that the printing press was invented, so while we do have stories about his exploits, our sources aren’t entirely reliable, and the fictitious adaptations of his life, both in theater and literature, are abundant.
Faust was the quintessential Renaissance blasphemer. His name was adduced constantly during the religious debates of the time, and he ran into legal trouble rather frequently. He was a magickian who made of himself a sensation, sort of like Aleister Crowley and Anton LaVey. There are even several blatantly spurious legends recorded which purport to originate as anecdotes of the demonstrations of Faust’s power. The following two hyperlinks will take you to Faust’s wikipedia article and my first essay on Mesphito.
https://vkjehannum.wordpress.com/2017/01/27/mesphito-mephistophiles-is-real/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Georg_Faust#Historical_Faust
Mephistophiles in Qliphothic Qabbalah

Mesphito is attributed to two of the Qliphoth’s Spheres, namely the third and the fifth. Three multiplied by five gives us 15, the number of the fifteenth tarot card (the Devil).  The fifteenth tarot is attributed to the twenty-sixth pathway* of the Qliphoth, which just so happens to be the pathway which connects the two Qliphas that Mesphito is attributed to. 26 (2 + 6) gives us 8, as do the third and fifth spheres added together (3 + 5). 8 is a number attributed to the planet Mercury and the Philosopher’s Stone, and it’s the number of faces on an octahedron (the Platonic solid attributed to Mercury). An octahedron has eight faces, twelve edges, and six vertices: 8 + 12 + 6 = 26, which is again the number of the path between the Qliphothic spheres which Mesphito is attributed to.

8 and 15 are the two numbers given to us by the two spheres that Mesphito is attributed to, and I have demonstrated that the path between these spheres relates to both of these numbers as well. Multiplied together, 8 & 15 give us 120. 120 is the mystic number of the star and the mystic quality of the number 5, giving us the pentagram, a sign of the Great Work (note: 8 also symbolizes the Great Work). 120 is also the numerical value of the Hebrew letter Samekh when it is spelled out as a Hebrew word (note: it is in Liber Samekh that Crowley delineates the Rite of the Bornless One, an adversary-oriented rite to invoke the Higher Self which was written to precede workings with the demons of the Goetia). Blood is sometimes esoterically interpreted as a sign of the Great Work, and 120 days is the life span of a red blood globule (note: one of Mesphito’s names in the grimoires is Hemostophile).

Now let’s talk about the spheres specifically. First, Mesphito is attributed to Samael and Glasyalabolas, Buer, Adrammelech, and Amon (lesser attribution). Secondly, Mesphito is attributed to Thagirion alongside Claunech, Sorath, Belphagore, Paimon (lesser attribution), Amy, and Merihim.

The light of the Black Sun of Thagirion is the guiding influence which orients the Black Moon of Gamaliel. This is why Mammon, the foremost emissary of Gamaliel, is believed to enact the agendas of Sorath, the true offspring of Thagirion. Samael, the Mercurious Qlipha, is the sphere which imparts the Black Sun’s guidance to Gamaliel.* So, Mesphito is attributed to both this guiding influence of the Black Moon and the medium of its provision.

*This is the same pathway that Marbas and A’ano’nin are attributed to.
**Within Gamaliel dwell Mammon, Lilith, Qalilitu, Verrine, Buer, and Orias.

The Initiatory Force of Mephistophiles

One of the leading authorities of Traditional Demonolatry, S. Conolly (the S. stands for “Stephany,” by the way) has recorded the esoteric meaning of the name Beelzebuth revealed to her by Beelzebuth itself. While the literal translation of the name is “Lord of the Flies,” its esoteric meaning is “Lord of All that Flies.” This is a reference to Beelzebuth’s patronage of aeronautical engineering, meterology, and aerospace engineering sky machines. Mesphito has more than nineteen name variations in the medieval grimories, and we’re going to attempt some esoteric name interpretation.

One of Mesphito’s names in the grimoires is Memostophiles, with Mem being the Hebrew word for water. Mem is the 23rd Hebrew letter, and 23 = 15 + 8 (these are the two numbers given by adding and multiplying the third and fifth Qliphothic spheres). Mem, as a word, means “water,” and the value of the Hebrew phrase “your water,” a phrase denoting god-given sustenance in the Bible, is 120, the number we got by multiplying 15 (3 x 5) and 8 (3 + 5). In the Golden Dawn,*** the stage of initiation attributed to the sphere of Mercury is called “the water grade” in reference to the “nurturing waters of [the Sephira of Mercury]” and the tarot card attributed to Mem is the Hanged Man.

The Hanged Man the card of self-sacrifice. It represents an accomplishment of the Great Work which is misconstrued by the uninitiated as martyrdom. The figure in the tarot card is depicted hanging from the Hebrew letter Tau, which Hebrew letter is considered to have been the Mark of Qayin (Qayin/Cain being the first Ascended Master of the Black Lodge) and is attributed to the thirty-second path of the Qliphoth, basically signifying the start of a new cycle of initiatory demon magick.

***Based on the consistent similarities between the recorded experiences of Niners working with the Tree of Wyrd, practitioners of demon magick working with the Qliphoth, and white magickians working with the Sephiroth, I have concluded that Hod, Samael, and Utarid are all just different approaches to working with the planetary sphere of Mercury

My attribution of Mesphito to the card of self-sacrifice via esoteric name-analysis is actually verified by a synchronicity in psychodynamic therapy. According to Wikipedia, “Psychodynamic therapy uses the idea of a Faustian bargain to explain defence mechanisms, usually rooted in childhood, that sacrifice elements of the self in favor of some form of psychical survival.” (Note: obviously psychodynamic theory uses the metaphor of Faust’s bargain in a negative light).

So, the initiatory influence of Memostophiles is that of an apotheosis misconstrued by outsiders as death. So, when the fictitious legend of Faust concludes with the (perceived) accidental death of the sorcerer, we can infer what really happened. The cause of Faust’s death, having been perceived as coming about due to an accidental result of the explosive gases used in alchemy, is simply the common man’s interpretation of Faust’s achievement of magickal immortality. After all, Memostophiles correlates to the initiatory stage of the Sphere of Mercury, and it just so happens that the alchemical substance attributed to Mercury is explosive gas.

Mephistophiles as a God of Mercury

In The Book of Mephisto, Asenath Mason forwards the notion that Mesphito is a an spirit of Mercury. While I adore Asenath Mason’s literature, I feel that she very much oversimplified Mesphito in more ways than by her mere avoidance of Mesphito’s other Qliphothic and other planetary attribution. She focused far more heavily on fictitious renditions of the story of Faust than the depictions of Mesphito within the grimoires, and when she did address the spirit’s description in grimoiric demonology she focused entirely on the medieval tradition, neglecting the wonderful yet admittedly sparse insights into Mesphito provided by modern black magickians such as J. Thorp.

Nonetheless, I am pressed to agree with Mason’s attribution to the Mercurial Qlipha and the planet of Mercury itself.

Two of the three animal forms which Mephistophiles takes in the grimoires I’ve read (modern and old alike), which forms include a toad, a bear, and a dog, are symbols of Ophiel, the Olympic Spirit of Mercury. A medieval grimoire’s description of Mesphito as a bald man in a black cape seemed, in my opinion, reminiscient of a recorded appearance of Ophiel as a man in a black cloak. The medieval-grimoiric description of Mesphito as an approachable, youthful man lines up with the appearance of the Greek God of Mercury. Moreover, the magickal powers of Mephistophiles provided in the medieval grimoires completely match the powers given to those two entities of Mercury.

One of the speculative etymologies of Megastophiles and Mephistophiel, two of Mesphito’s names in the grimoires, is “Megist Ophiel” or “the Great Ophiel.” This interpretation makes far more sense than the unfortunately more common comparison of the name Mephistophiles to “Mephitis,” the name of a goddess who rules over stench.

In conclusion, Mesphito is a divinity of Mercury both inside and outside of Qliphothic sorcery. In contrast, while Mesphito is attributed to Jupiter by a medieval grimoire unrelated to Qabbalah, he has no recorded attribution to the Qlipha of Jupiter in grimoires which incorporate Qabbalah.

A demon’s attribution to Qliphothic planetary spheres usually does not match their attribution to planets outside of Qabbalah. For example, while Amducious and Vassago are both attributed to Thaumiel (Neptune & Pluto/Moloch & Satan), neither of them are attributed to Pluto outside of the Qliphoth. The only two demons I can think of who are attributed to the Qliphothic spheres of planets that they are attributed to outside of the Qliphoth are Buer an Glasyalabolas. Interestingly enough, Buer and Glasyalabolas are both attributed to Samael (Mercury/Adrammelech). We might be building evidence of a trend.

Update: I decided to find out once and for all whether Ophiel and Mephistophiles were the same entity. I channeled the gnosis that the two spirits were indeed the same, and publicly requested that other black magickians seek their own gnosis regarding the matter and get back to me. My gnosis that Ophiel = Mesphito, being a confirmation of scholarly speculation, was confirmed by three other witches who didn’t know my opinion on the matter.

Mephistophiles and Jupiter

While it has been easy for me to draw much meaning from Mesphito’s attributions to the Qliphothic Spheres of Mercury and the Black Sun, I was at a loss as to what meaning I could draw from his non-Qliphothic planetary attribution to Jupiter, but the very first article I read about Jupiter easily reconciles Mesphito’s attribution to both it and the Sphere of the Black Sun. The article calls Jupiter “the elder king, giving way to the new solar king” and “a Sun that has never ignited” which “radiates not physical light, but the spiritual light of illumination.” Jupiter, like the Sphere of the Black Sun, is attributed to both the guru and the inner teacher. You may read that article here:
http://christopherpenczak.com/planetary-magic-6-jupiter-and-expansion/#.WfwBpmhSzIU

Since Mesphito usually described as one of the highest authorities of the Infernal Divine, and since he is renowned for being really fucking powerful and really fucking nice, it makes sense for him to be attributed to Jupiter, and as far as non-Qliphothic planetary attributions go, Jupiter is as good of an equivalent of the mixture of the influences of the Mercurial and Black-Solar Qliphas as I can think of.

Mephistophiles and Baphomet

In Path of Satan, Mesphito is attributed to the seventh letter of “the infernal alphabet,” being K. Apollo is attributed to the seventh Greek letter, Epsilon. Epsilon is attributed to Mercury, and K corresponds to the Hebrew letter Kaf, being the source of the K in magick– a symbol of the Great Work attributed to Mercury. K, as Mesphito is attributed to it, is both 7 and 8, lending 15 (the fifteenth tarot card, the Devil) and 56, a number of the Great Work.

The Baphomet of Eliphas Levi, being the model for the Devil as depicted in Atu XV, is also known as Octinomos insofar as (s)he is a symbol of the Great Work. The numbers of Atu XV and Octinomos add and multiply to give us 23 and 120 again, equating Mesphito to the Goat of Mendes in terms of alchemical signification. Despite Baphomet’s attribution to Mercury, it is believed that the state of adepthood illustrated by Baphomet is attained in the Sphere of the Sun, so it can be said that Mesphito represents the black magickal equivalent of this same attainment.

Mephistophiles, Lucifuge, and Lucifer

Lucifer, who is attributed to Venus and the Sun (he has no known attribution in the Qliphoth), is considered the counterpart of Mesphito. This makes a degree of sense, keeping in mind that Saturn is the quintessential Diabolic force of astrology. The nature of Saturn is reflected in Venus Inversus, the black aspect of Venus, and the Saturnian Qlipha is the top of the Qliphoth’s left column, of which collumn the Mercurial Qlipha forms the base. Lucifer’s other counterpart, Lucifuge, may be a counterpart to Mesphito as well.

Lucifuge and Mesphito are the two great grimoiric initiators. The Qliphothic hierarchy used by the modern Black Lodge attributes Lucifuge to the Saturnian Qlipha, but a lesser-known hierarchy exists which assigns Lucifuge to leadership over the Sphere of the Black Sun.**** Lucifuge, being attributed to leadership of the Qliphothic Spheres of Saturn and the Black Sun, represents a far more advanced initiation than Mesphito, being identified as an emissary of the Qliphothic Spheres of Mercury and the Black Sun. However, both of them are, in terms of Qliphothic influence, a mixture of the Black-Solar Qlipha with the Pillar of Severity, so the fact that they play identical roles to one another in many medieval grimories makes a lot of sense.

****The hierarchy which attributes Lucifuge to Thagirion attributes Eisheth Zenunim to the Saturnian Qlipha. A modern Demonolater by the name of T.B. Scott has attributed Eisheth Zennunim to Thagirion, intimating a great similarity between the two Qliphas. Since the Qliphas of the Black Earth and Black Moon are both related to Lilith, whose true throne is in the Saturnian Qlipha, it makes sense for Thagirion to have a connection to Saturn as well).

In case you want a black metal song about Mesphito for your magickal work, here’s the one I personally use:

-V.K. Jehannum
Agios Octinomos-Drakosophia

Invocation of Eurynomous

.This ritual was written using Enochian script, my own magickal chants, and channeled magickal phrases, some of which channeled phrases have been written such that they may be most easily sounded out. I broke a few of the words of power in the channeled chants down to their syllables, capitalizing syllables which equate to English words. Translations of the Latin and Enochian appear in brackets. The witch may incorporate however much or however little equipment & materials she deems appropriate into her performance of this ritual.


Onkonjurral Lonkarrathor On-POUR-uh-thall Onkonriggor Lonkarrathor
[Channeled Chant to Invoke Euronymous]

Aperiatur Qliphoth; Invoco Eurynomous
[Open the Qliphoth; I Call to Eurynomous]

Euronymous Lieza Nor Asar
[Channeled Chant to Invoke Euronymous]

Ol Zodameta Od Zacam Gohed Eurynomous
[I Conjure Thee and I Move Thee Everlasting Eurynomous]

Aperiatur Qliphoth; Invoco Eurynomos
[Open the Qliphoth; I Call to Eurynomos]

Ol Um Isli Eurynomos Gohed Tabaan Teloch
[I Call Thee, Eurynomos, Everlasting Governor of Death

Euronymous Lieza Nor Asar
[Channeled Chant to Invoke Euronymous]

Onkorratharra Larrin-TOUR-uh ON-CHORE-uh Lonkorra Onkarra
[Channeled Chant to Invoke Euronymous]

Euronymous Lieza Nor Asar
[Channeled Chant to Invoke Euronymous]

Onkorrathar Lankanrikkor ON-TOUR-ih-GAUL Lonkorrathor ON-POUR-uh-GAUL
[Channeled Chant to Invoke Euronymous]

Ol Trian Torzu Aziazor A Eurynomos
[I Shall Rise as Eurynomos]

Aperiatur Qliphoth; Invoco Euronymous
[Open the Qliphoth; I Call to Eurynomous]

Euronymous Lieza Nor Asar
[Channeled Chant to Invoke Euronymous]

Zirdo Eurynomos A Gohed Tabaan Teloch Sa Vonpha
[I am Eurynomos, the Everlasting Governor of Death and Wrath]