Prayers to Lilith

Why in hell would any person seek guidance from Lilith? What can she possibly offer a devotee in her cult? Legends tell of stolen souls of babes while they slept, terrorized men overcome with lust, and demonic forces dangling threats of infanticide. Occultists tend to dabble in taboos, and see things from behind the mirror. Some even etch their sigils in the finish to penetrate the onlooker’s psyche. The history and development of Lilith is useful to the Chaos Magician that seeks to turn reality on its head. Chaos is organized momentarily for his purposes, then scattered to the winds for the taking. Praying is likened to chanting incantations to invoke the Great Spirit. Lilith then, can be anything you need and desire. You build her architecture even that buried deep in your subconscious. The very fears you keep hidden from the world can and will be used against you, if you tread too loudly in Lilith’s domain. SUMER: Lilit are wind spirits. They were believed to carry many things on the winds: Good/Evil omens, illness, intuition, insight and sacred voice. The role they played in Ancient Mesopotamia, dominated voice. It is the very reason that Lilla is used for song. It is a good indication that the Sumerians regarded the use of voice with both high regard and superstition. The spoken word was believed to be a gift from the gods. If one were to abuse it, it would bring great plight onto the village and its gardens (storms). The use of song was of great importance as it was believed to lift one up to the same level of the gods. This is a key element in communing with the divine. It serves as an intercessor between man and his god(s).

AKKADIA/BABYLON: Lilit were adopted by the Akkadians who called them Lilitu. They, along with the Babylonians birthed the first transformations of the original poems and epics to develop new myths. It was believed that the Lilitu took on the form a female entity; she sat in Inanna’s tree as her priestess. In the Gilgamesh Epic Gilgamesh chops down Inana’s tree, signifying the end of Inana’s era, Lilith flees into the desert where she dwells once again the spirit of the winds and returns to her original form (an

indication of cyclic myths). [The Persians adopted this myth for the Djinn.] Later, she takes form as a sacred whore who lures men astray, and into Sin. She becomes the anti-mother in that she is blamed for sudden crib death. The lore of the people told of horrific stories of Lilith’s Demoness and Prowess. She strangled babes in their beds, drank their blood and cannibalized their flesh. Protection amulets were fashioned to ward off Lilith’s Wrath. JEWISH Mysticism: In later Judaic myths told by Rabbis who sought to hold the spirit of women down, she was adopted as Adam’s first wife. In the original story, Lilith was not a victim; nor was she cast out of Eden for refusing to submit to Adam. Instead, she was made of the same fiber of God, thus an equal to Adam; whereas Eve was fashioned out of Adam’s rib, making Eve an emanation. Any emanation degrades the further away it is to the divine. Lilith chose not to submit to Adam, and she was the only living being who held God’s true name. She called it out, and told her creator that she did not wish this for herself. If she was given free will, and it was as free as her Creator intended then she was not to be forced into forfeiting her true will, nor would she sacrifice herself for any being in all of creation. She was allowed to leave on her own accord, and took solace in a cave. When Adam became lonely and beckoned to Lilith, she was nowhere to be found. Adam called out to God, and he sent his angels to where Lilith dwelled to see if they could convince her to return to Eden, but she refused. And so, God created Eve for Adam’s comfort. The Rabbis believing this story would empower women to rise up against a patriarchy, vilified Lilith and she became the ‘victim’ cast out by God for her transgressions. The early Hebrews used the ‘scapegoat’ for sin. They would lay all their sins upon a beast of burden, and then sent it out into the desert to die of exposure. When the animal died, they believed that they were relieved themselves of the burden of their sins. This scapegoat gave rise to the Persian myths of the Djinn, as the desert was filled with much suffering and superstition. The Owl accompanies Lilith in her myth, attributed to the many omens of local folklore in Akkadia/Bablyon. This gave rise to the fearful Strix in Ancient Rome, and was in use as the symbolic Harpie. In the context of Ancient Sumer, this signified ‘Night’, it was later adopted by early writers of Biblical texts as Laylah.

Prayer to Layla written by Bruder Isidorus
I draw near to Lilith's dwelling, Yea, I hear Lilith calling me, O may Her sweet voice never fall silent, O Lilith favor me, draw me towards You, And guide me into Your presence, Draw me forth with words most intimate, O Lilith sit by me, and reveal to me Yourself, From beneath Your glorious dark garment, May I be changed and transfigured, And please mark me with Your holy seal. O Lilith, press me to Your bosom,

And grant me a unique station with You, And name me with Your name, O sweet Lilith.

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Praying the Rosary:
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.
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Prayer to Layla The first bead, beckon to the Lilit for insight. Song is recommended1. 3 Bead Segment: Lamentations for Inana’s Tree. X3 Bead 4, 6, 8, 12: Recite “Hail Lilith”. Section 5: Regard Lilith with devotion Section 7: Beckon to Lilith to fill your spirit and dance upon the desert winds. Section 9: Lamentations for Lilith’s Vengeance. Section 11: Celebration of Lilith’s Victory Section 13: Honor of Lilith’s Immortality

All magical voice is considered to be divinely inspired.

10. Close with Prayer to Layla

Each person will regard Lilith in their own way, with some identifying with some aspect of her Cosmology and Mythology. As with any occult practice, you must be devoted, disciplined, and consistent in order to manifest your desires. For what is above, is below, what is within so it is without. Become what you are.

Belief is Reality

The content provided is merely a stepping stone into Lilith’s Cave. The tales of Lilith from her creation to her becoming the Matriarch of Scapegoating can certainly bear the devotee fruit. Blame her if you will, but take heed she may consume your very soul. The subconscious child can become a sacrifice to Lilith, or you can allow it out of its cave to bask in the sun and master the gardens. The voices of old are calling, the Occultists know it’s magic. It is the charlatans that dabble and speak their drivel. Shhhh, Lilith is listening.

SIN JONES The Poison Apple www.the-poison-apple.com

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Burney Relief Rosary created by artist Sin Jones. Sterling Silver Pendant with glass and crystal elements. The Burney Relief continues to be a subject of debate. The consensus scholar-based opinion is that this relief from the Old-Babylonian period is either Lilith, Inana/Ishtar or Ereshkigal. There are no certain images of Lilith, though artist renditions have been fashioned from various myths, the Burney relief is in use by many to personify the Lilith and will be used for this purpose.
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ROSARY Worksheet: Your Divinely Inspired Lamentations, Affirmations and Prayers

The Occultist takes from Chaos and organizes it in his own way for his purposes. This guideline for Lilith’s stories can be used to pray the Rosary, extrapolate Gnosis and formulate your own mythos cycle of creation.

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