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THE SYSTEM OF INITIATION AND INITIAL TEACHINGS OF THE SANCTUARY OF THOTH Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe By ACh LA, as Scribe (Brian Goldstein)
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

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Foreword Introduction About the Sanctuary of Thoth Sanctuary Membership An End to Suffering (Insights from Buddhism) A Call to Nuit (An Invocation of the Star Goddess) The Formulae of the Sphere (The Magick Circle) The Purification & Consecration of the Sphere (Suggestions for the Newcomer) The Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars A Guide to the Oaths of Initiation The Oaths of Initiation for the Sephiroth The Oaths of Initiation for the Paths The Holy Oil A Charge (Applied in the context of preparing some Incense) The Ritual of the Crown The Scroll of the Pentagram Formula for the First Order A Note Regarding the Hexagram Formulae for the First and Second Orders Rites of Initiation for the Sephiroth A Note Regarding Astrology The Daily Conjurations The Invocations (The Formula of Invocation) An Invocation of Ra An Invocation of Thoth An Invocation of Isis An Invocation of Amoun An Invocation of Horus An Invocation of Hathoor A Ritual to Celebrate the Festival of the Equinox The Magick Weapons (Aids in Evolution) The Adepti Signs (Including those of the Virgin Daughter) Spirit’s Journey into Manifestation (A Story from the Atu of Thoth) The Face of Spirit (Given in the context of the Thelemic Pantheon) The Unveiling of Nuit – the Star Goddess (The Mother of All in the context of the Thelemic Pantheon) The Blade & the Chalice (Revealed in the context of the Thelemic Pantheon) The Arrow (Most Holy, Showing the Way) The Sword & The Caduceus (The Evolution of the Childe) The Return Journey (A Story from the Atu of Thoth on the Way of Return), including “Rituals for Path Working” as an appendix. An Account of the 30 Aires Wearing the Crown (The Purpose of your Life) Conclusion (with a Prayer to Nuit)

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Appendices . Illustrations of the Stars, Symbols, Pentagrams & Hexagrams (unfinished) . Auguries from Equinox Rituals (for information as to Magickal Formulae) . The 2008 Vernal Equinox . The 2008 Autumnal Equinox . The 2009 Vernal Equinox (Including a discussion of the Supreme Ritual & Sex Magick).

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FOREWORD
Greetings! In this book is offered a new religion. All Gods are honored, celebrated and praised as aspects of the One True God, by whatever Name or Names you call God. What is offered below is based on the Qabalistic Tree of Life and the Thelemic Pantheon. It may, however, be adapted and used by anyone of any religious background or preference, the atheist and the agnostic. What is shown is a means to an end, which is Magickal and Spiritual Enlightenment. Every person, no matter who you are, will benefit from reading this book. Simply reading and studying what is offered in this book will, in and of itself, plant holy seeds within the consciousness of the reader, which will take root and grow over time in a healthy way. Whether you perform the ceremonies suggested below, physically or mentally, is another matter. They are recommended. However, simply studying the rituals, the Oaths and the philosophy offered in this book will further your Initiation and assist you in performing and accomplishing the Great Work which you have been placed on this Earth to do. Within the confines of this book is offered a complete System of Initiation. The Work to attain the most exalted states of Initiation is addressed in such a way that, if the student uses what is offered with a sincere, humble and devoted heart, nothing else is needed. All the guidance you need is here. The writer has been charged to assist in the magickal, spiritual and material evolution of mankind by offering a new approach to Initiation which is more “in step” with the present times. The practice of Magick is a noble art and science. It is not “dark” in any way. To the contrary, the Work is of the nature which dispels darkness or ignorance. Too much light is blinding. So we step into the Light in “little” steps. Each step is taken with care and due consideration of the evolving perspective. Nevertheless, a cover to cover reading of this book is encouraged at the inception to get a “big picture”. This will assist in gaining perspective on the Way of Return along the Royal Path of Initiation. Our lives are a great and wondrous magickal and spiritual adventure. Each of us is the main figure in a Great Divine Drama. Life presents opportunity, no matter what your circumstances may be. You are given the opportunity to embrace Truth and Justice in all of your experiences, which requires courage. You wear the Crown of God. This is Truth. You are being guided and moved in all that you do. Initiation involves Becoming aware of your True Nature so you may emulate Divine Being. If you can approach the Work with an open mind and an almost Childe-like innocence and attitude, your Eye may be opened to the wonder of Life and the magickal nature of all your experiences. No matter what has occurred in your life, no matter where you are or what you have done, you have a chance to rise fresh each day, to make a new life for yourself and to influence the lives of those around you. We practice Magick through how we live our lives, and through the symbols we are given, which includes family and friends, business acquaintances and others we encounter in our lives. By being a Source of Light and Love, by being a Source of Truth and Justice, we further our own Initiations and assist others in their Initiation.

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This book is given as a tool. May you take the time to use it to change your life and assist in changing the lives of others. May the Blessings of the Most High be upon you and yours. Amen. ACh LA, as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) On behalf of the Sanctuary of Thoth Die Mars, Sol in Pisces, Lune in Gemini Anno IVxvi (104) in the New Aeon of Horus (March 3, 2009 e.v.)

INTRODUCTION
The Sanctuary's System of Initiation is based on a series of Oaths of Initiation, some relating to the Sephiroth, and others relating to the Paths, on the Qabalistic Tree of Life. These are discussed in the Guide to the Oaths of Initiation, which tells a story of Initiation (and, for this reason, is best to be read in its entirety). The Guide also provides fairly detailed information on how to structure your work using the Oaths of Initiation. These are designed to be used in tandem with the Ritual of the Stars, which is an evolved (and evolving) form of ritual described in the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars. The fundamentals of the Sanctuary's System of Initiation are set forth in the following documents: The Guide to the Oaths of Initiation The Oaths of Initiation for the Sephiroth The Oaths of Initiations for the Paths The Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars You are encouraged to begin using the Sanctuary's System of Initiation if it appeals to you. It is the basis of all magickal, mystical and initiatory work through the Sanctuary. Alternatively, may this information assist you on the Royal Path of Initiation no matter what System of Initiation you use. In offering this System of Initiation, we seek to reach and initiate more Children than have thus far been reached by other magickal orders and religious establishments which have previously manifested. We are guided that this can be done by dispensing with some old ways, and bringing in a fresh approach which is more in tune with our times. Our Work is to assist with the magickal, spiritual and material evolution of the human race by providing an approach to Initiation which is healthy, balanced and focused, and usable by all no matter what religious background you may have or come from. You are encouraged to dispel skepticism through direct experience. May the information available in this Book, and our work through the Sanctuary of Thoth, assist you in evolving as a source of Light and Love to others and the entire Universe. And so do we heal the human race and accomplish the Great Work of Thelema here on Earth and throughout the Planes, to the Glory of the Goddess!

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You choose. However. This may be done using the Sanctuary’s System of Initiation. may you take action to perform and accomplish your Holy Work. 6 .ACh LA. Your method of performing the Ritual of the Stars will evolve as you evolve magickally. in certain ways. Luna in Libra. whatever System you use. The Formulae of the Sphere (The Magick Circle) This paper addresses the fundamental importance of comprehending your Sphere (which is your True Magick Circle). as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) Die Sol. and at any other time you feel it appropriate. It describes a Ritual. Things will evolve from there. As you Heal. 2008) DOCUMENTS The following is a brief description of the documents included in this book for ease of reference and to assist you in the selective reading process: An End to Suffering (Insights from Buddhism) This short paper describes. Sol in Sagittarius. spiritually and materially. which is to put an end to the suffering of mankind. which must not be left undone. which is varied based on the nature of the Work. The most important thing for the aspirant is to undertake the Holy Work. In Anno IVxvi (104) in the New Aeon of Horus (November 23. and assist in their Healing. and the formulae of the Sphere in the Practice of Magick. the Mission of the Sanctuary. It also gives suggestions on how to initially set-up a simple altar to be used in magickal workings. or any other complete System of Initiation. The Scroll describes (among other things) the Magickal Formulae to organize the Sphere relevant to the Work of Children of the First and Second Orders. The Purification & Consecration of the Sphere (Suggestions for the Newcomer) This paper provides simple suggestions on how to perform the important magickal acts of purifying and consecrating the Sphere (and all within). and may be performed mentally or physically with equal success. A Call to Nuit (An Invocation of the Star Goddess) You are encouraged to use this Call (or a variation on the theme) regularly at the inception of your ceremonial work. you also assist in the Healing of others. The Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars This was the first paper ever received describing the System of Initiation now offered through the Sanctuary.

A Charge (Applied in the context of preparing some Incense) The Spell given in this paper is adaptable for many purposes.) The Sanctuary’s System of Initiation is highly integrated. which will further your Initiation. By carefully considering what is said in this book about each aspect of the Work. You are encouraged to use and adapt the Charge as appropriate to the focus of your Work. however. It is then recommended that you review the contents of the other papers in this book which relate to your Work. including the Four Secret Paths of Life. are included in the order in which they would be taken on the Royal Path of Initiation. the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars was first received.The Guide to the Oaths of Initiation From a historical perspective. Love and Light. and contains important magickal formulae concerning the Natal Crown. It is designed to teach aspirants how to rightly project energy. When working with any Oath. The Holy Oil This paper describes the preparation and keeping of the Holy Oil used in consecration. All relevant papers must. The Ritual of the Crown This simple ritual is for use by all on the Way of Return (regardless of the level of Initiation). a general reading of this book is recommended at inception so you become aware of the contents of the various papers. (For this reason. The Oaths of Initiation for the Sephiroth The Oaths of Initiation for each Sephira on the Tree of Life are included. 7 . then the Oaths of Initiation for the Sephiroth and Paths were issued (which follow below). You are encouraged to regularly use Holy Oil in your Work. further elaborating and initially completing the Sanctuary’s System of Initiation through the Work of the Second Order. The Oaths of Initiation for the Paths The Oaths of Initiation for the Paths on the Tree of Life. be considered. You are encouraged to study the progression of these Oaths to gain insight into the Initiation process. Each Step on the Way of Return is accurately addressed in what is given below. The importance of this paper in the context of the teachings of the Sanctuary cannot be over-emphasized. the Eye will stay focused on the Work and the True “keys” to the Initiation process. Liberty. it is recommended that you initially review the portions of the Scroll and the Guide which relate to your Work. A great deal of information is provided in the Guide which supplements the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars. and then the Guide to the Oaths of Initiation was received.

and how to rightly use the Invocations of the Gods which follow in this book. It further discusses how “geographic astrology” is secondary to the true subject of learning the Astrological or Magickal Formulae of the Sphere. It also refers to the Tarot as the most exalted book on astrology. The Pentagrams. A Note Regarding Astrology This paper recommends several books on astrology and an ephemeris. You are encouraged to review this Scroll for informational purposes and to use the formulae from an initiatory perspective. showing how the Temple may be opened in Ygdrasil (which is the Most Holy Tree of Life.The Scroll of the Pentagram Formulae for the First Order This Scroll describes the Pentagram Formulae for the First Order. The new formulae are designed to be more useable than rituals of "old" by all Children of the Goddess. The Invocations (The Formula of Invocation) This paper discusses the Magickal Formula of Invocation. and provides detailed Pentagram Rituals evolved in the context of the Ritual of the Stars designed to assist aspirants in completing the work of the First Order at all phrases of the work. Ygdrasil is commonly addressed in other papers included in this book. Specific Pentagram Rituals are then given to work with each element. May this assist you along the Way of Return. the Planes and the Natal Crown. and aspects of each element. and the Source of all Life). This Scroll also gives insight into Elemental Work on the Higher Planes. A new Banishing Earth Pentagram Ritual is given to the Childe of Earth. a new approach to the Pentagram Formulae for the Dominis Liminis is set forth. A Note Regarding the Hexagram Formulae for the First and Second Orders This paper supplements the guidance provided in several of the other papers issued by the Sanctuary as to the right use of the Hexagram formulae by members of the First and Second Orders. which may be used to “unlock” these Mysteries using the “keys” to Initiation given in this book. The Daily Conjurations This paper gives the Ritual of Daily Conjurations. 8 . Finally. the Hexagrams and the Chakras are each addressed. Rites of Initiation for the Sephiroth This provides a simple formula to assist you in constructing your own Holy Rites of Initiation into the Sephiroth using what has been given in this book.

Amoun and Hathoor are included. A description of the Magickal Signs of the First Order may be found in the “Scroll of the Pentagram of the First Order”. Each of the Paths of the Tree of Life is addressed. Amoun on the Day of Jupiter. and the True Hierophant of this New Aeon. Isis. including those of the Virgin Daughter who is evolving into a Childe of Binah. Hathoor on the Day of Venus and Nuit on the Day of Saturn (as the Day of the Goddess Most High). are the Gods regularly invoked in the magickal practices of the Sanctuary and recommended to those using the Sanctuary’s System of Initiation. It offers a ritual (and related guidance) to celebrate the Festival of the Equinox on every Vernal and Autumnal Equinox. Spirit’s Journey into Manifestation This tells a story from the Atu of Thoth. 9 . Thoth. Isis on the Day of the Moon (or the Day of Saturn). it further reveals “LA” to be the True Key to the Book of the Law. The Magick Weapons (Aids in Evolution) This speaks of the preparation and consecration of the Magick Weapons as aids in evolution associated with the Work of the Childe of Malkuth through the Work of the Childe of Chesed. The Adepti Signs (Including those of the Virgin Daughter) This paper gives a description of the Magickal Signs of the Adepti. Horus. Thoth on the Day of Mercury. Invocations of Ra. under the section entitled “Pentagram Formulae for the Dominis Liminis”. The Unveiling of Nuit – (The Star Goddess) This reveals Nuit as the One True God in the context of the Thelemic Pantheon. It is recommended that Ra be invoked on the Day of the Sun. Aspirants are encouraged to read this paper early in the Initiation process. with Babalon the Beautiful. and to perform the Ritual when appropriate (shortly after the Sun enters Aries or Libra). It will assist your Eye opening to the Glory of God. and the True Nature of the Universe.The Invocations of the Gods In addition to the “Call to Nuit (An Invocation of the Star Goddess”) referenced above. These. The Face of Spirit (Given in the context of the Thelemic Pantheon) This speaks of the Holy Trinity most exalted. Commentary is also provided giving insight into magickal formulate and the Initiation process. and sheds Light on the Oaths of Initiation given below. In a post-script. and provides further insight into Spirit's Journey into Manifestation. Horus on the Day of Mars. You are encouraged to review this paper for magickal formulae. A Ritual to Celebrate the Festival of the Equinox This is one of the original papers expanding upon the Sanctuary's System of Initiation. not included in any other paper of the Sanctuary.

It further expands upon the Work of the Childe of Binah. It discusses the Nature of the Aires.The Blade & The Chalice (Revealed in the context of the Thelemic Pantheon) This speaks of the Ancient Holy Symbols of the Blade and the Chalice. Amen. It speaks to important questions. The Arrow (Most Holy. the Glory and Power of the Crown may be revealed to the Aspirant. The Return Journey (A Story from the Atu of Thoth on the Way of Return) This paper tells a story from the Atu of Thoth of the initial Return Journey up the Tree of Life. It is particularly important for those who are working with the Oaths of Initiation for the Paths. and of the great responsibility imposed upon an Aspirant on the Royal Path of Initiation to humbly serve the Crown with a loving and devoted heart as a Symbol of Truth and Justice in all that the Aspirant does. It speaks of the right use and work with the Aires using the Enochian Calls (or Angelic Keys) in the Sanctuary’s System of Initiation. and of the Most Exalted Work of a Childe of Nuit who has reached an “end” (so to speak) to Initiation by entering into Not-Being. 10 . It further expands upon the Guide to the Oaths of the Initiation. Second and Third Orders. as the work relating to each Atu is briefly addressed. It further elaborates on the Work of the Holy Third Order. the Work of the Childe of Kether and the Work of the Childe of Nuit Most Exalted. and how the latter replaces the former in the Course of Initiation. Showing the Way) This speaks of the Holy Symbol of the Arrow and how its direction shows the Work of the First. of Ydgrasil and of Secret of the Holy Grail. By so doing. the Work of the Childe of Chokmah and the Work of the Childe of Kether. Wearing the Crown (The Purpose of your Life) This is the final paper (other than the Conclusion) included in this book. Ritual suggestions for Path workings are also given as an appendix to this paper. and the Work of the Childe of Binah. thus completing the initial description of all aspects of the System of Initiation now offered through the Sanctuary. the Sephirotic correspondences and right use of the 19 Enochian Angelic Keys to open the 48 Gates of Understanding to the Cities of Wisdom. The Sword & the Caduceus (The Evolution of the Childe) This speaks of the Flaming Sword and the Caduceus. This paper also gives a formula for emerging as a Crowned Magickal Childe of Tiphareth at the end of the initial Path Work on the Yitziratic Tree of Life. the Work of the Childe Chokmah. as the Aspirant evolves to act by and for the Crown to the Glory of God. An Account of the 30 Aires This paper provides an Account of the 30 Aires. These are commonly addressed in the teachings of the Sanctuary. as well as the Work of the Childe of Nuit Most Exalted (who has attained to the Qabalistic Zero). the meaning and purpose of your Holy Life.

the aspirant is guided to extract and apply the magickal formula which is directly relevant to the “task at hand”. INSIGHT INTO THE PAPERS All of the papers included in this book speak directly to certain magickal formulae. Aspirants with the computer skills who could assist in preparing this would be asked to contact the Sanctuary. Each step must be taken with care. correct and efficient way. The more focused you are on performing and accomplishing a particular task to properly take a “step” on the Royal Path of Initiation. However. You are encouraged you to review these papers for the information contained in them regarding various magickal formulae and the Initiation process. Symbols.Conclusion (with a Prayer to Nuit) This offers some closing words. Symbols. and plant holy “seeds” which will grow and unfold as the Childe’s Initiation progresses. the more likely the work will progress in the most beneficial. All are important for certain reasons. where appropriate. They disclose something to guide.] Various Auguries Papers have been included as appendices providing a Qabalistic analysis of the Auguries received during certain Equinox Rituals performed at the Sanctuary of Thoth on behalf of all of the Children of Nuit. APPENDICES Illustrations of Stars. and a Prayer to Nuit which you are encouraged to regularly use in your Holy Work. [This is unfinished at this time. 11 . additional commentary has been added. Pentagrams and Hexagrams referred to in this book are included as an appendix. powerful. A NOTE ON “ADDITIONAL COMMENTARY” The original papers referenced above have been reproduced in this book for historical purposes. The Holy Work must not be left undone! Amen. Pentagrams & Hexagrams Illustrations of the various Stars. in reviewing these papers. Text which is “Additional Commentary” will be noted as such. No step on the Royal Path may be skipped. by ACh LA as guided to provide additional information. Therefore. which is the Way of Return.

If we combine these skills with the ritual practices of the Sanctuary. The practice of Magick inherently requires a deep understanding of Astrology (not for purposes of divination. as well as the teachings of such illuminated texts as the I-Ching. He is the Fool. All are Gods are aspects of Her. and work with the true "keys" to understanding Magick and Initiation. but to understand the energies available to work with in our rites). and the patron of all those who seek to develop and ascend magickally and spiritually. or the Book of Thoth. Here is where the hard work begins. He is the Wisdom of the Creator. the Logos or the Word. Therein is great Mystery! Learning basic meditative practices is a must. Being Divine thought itself. (We speak from experience!) For how can you command anything if you are not in control of yourself? So much can be learned if we just stop and listen. our Beloved Lady of the Stars. the Bhagavad Gita and the Upanishads (among others).ABOUT THE THE SANCTUARY OF THOTH The Sanctuary of Thoth is a Portal of Initiation into the Great Order of the Universe. We attempt to sift through this information at the Sanctuary of Thoth. We cherish and adore the Great Goddess Nuit. He is also the Master of Magick. We work with many Systems of Initiation concentrated into one. but as a part of the System of Initiation we offer). and assist others in learning the Royal Art and Science of Magick to perform and accomplish their Great Work. So much information is available to us. the Magus and the Hermit. as the One True God and the True Hierophant of this New Aeon. This is easier said than done. No-One. To even begin to develop magickally or spiritually. No-Thing but Her. New York. There is No-God. the Tao-Te Ching. Solomonic and Wiccan. Membership in the Sanctuary is entirely free. The Sanctuary of Thoth is located near Albany. Understanding Astrology is also necessary to truly understand Tarot. We also recommend tantrik yoga practices. where Magick lives not in faith but in certainty! We practice the Hermetic sciences. and there are no charges for initiations or for any other services offered by the Sanctuary. Members of the Sanctuary of Thoth are not required to contribute membership dues or donations. The teachings of the Tarot. are yet another true "key" which we work with at the Sanctuary of Thoth (not for purposes of divination. Thoth. 12 . Our practices are Thelemic. he transcends all bounds of time and space. Why Thoth? Our response is who else is more appropriate given our goals. Hermes or Mercury is the winged and vital intelligence of the Gods. We are Her Children. and offers ceremonial initiations and other services to serious aspirants of the Great Work. Enochian. they help provide a practical and balanced System of Initiation. The Sanctuary of Thoth is humbly operated by ACh LA (Brian Goldstein). The Sanctuary assists in the evolution and healing of Her Children. an aspirant must go through a purification process.

may the most beneficial. we also learn from you. Our Brother and his wife were legally hand-fasted by Lady Zara and Azaradel on the evening of the New Moon on February 20. in furtherance of the Great Work of Thelema. Hermes and Mercury be drawn into.·. through the Sanctuary of Thoth. The Sanctuary continues to evolve as an independent Portal of Initiation into the Great Order of the Universe. 2004 e.D.). can impart any Wisdom to assist you in this regard. which our Brother served as Hierophant for several years. We welcome sincere inquiries. Massachusetts. it is our Will to do so. New York with his wife and three beautiful children. without harm to anyone. The Sanctuary of Thoth was originally established under the Thelemic Order of the Golden Dawn (Order of the T. which trains and initiates Priests and Priestesses in the Alexandrian/Gardnerian/Celtic and hereditary lineages of British Traditional Witchcraft.·. [Image of Fifth Pentacle of Mercury] You already possess the spiritual tools necessary to engage in the Great Work and the practice of the Royal Art and Science of Magick. Nuit’s Children in their travels along the Royal Road. He is a lawyer by profession. to enable us to develop magickally and spiritually unto the Highest. and bless and consecrate. If we.·. [Image of Third Pentacle of Mercury] 8 times 8 So mote it be!!! ABRAHADABRA!!! [Image of Fourth Pentacle of Mercury] ACh LA ("ACh" means Brother) is part of a magickal lineage from Aleister Crowley. Our Brother was also a Priest of the Coven of Akhelarre in Salem. Our Brother lives just outside of Albany. 13 . and empower our workings and understanding of Magick.G. In the process. Azaradel and Lady Zara are the High Priest and High Priestess of the Coven of Akhelarre.[Image of First Pentacle of Mercury] By the virtues and powers of these symbols and words. powerful and correct energies of Thoth.v. including ourselves.

an email and regular mailing address. Of course. please let us know. A Childe who is 18 years of age or older is eligible to apply for membership. If you have already taken an Oath of Initiation (using the Sanctuary's System of Initiation or any other System of Initiation). If you are interested in ceremonial initiation. Ceremonial initiation will be offered to sincere aspirants of the Great Work. Please also explain in your email why you are applying for membership. please describe your progress in relation to the Oath. aspirants may use the Sanctuary's System of Initiation without applying for membership or becoming Members. you are encouraged to reapply after waiting for a period. for Wisdom is Magick. To apply for membership. Please include in your email your legal name and date of birth. May you partake in the great and powerful energies of our Patron who is Nuit. Love under Will. If you have applied for membership and have not received a response after a Solar Cycle or two (it takes time to process applications). Applications will be accepted as so moved by the Goddess. [Image of Magickal Square of Mercury] UNTO THEE NUIT!!! 14 . If your application is accepted.You may contact the Sanctuary of Thoth by writing to: contact@sanctuaryofthoth. simply send an email message to the address given above. and find Wisdom and Love. and a telephone number (if you would like to be contacted by telephone). and Love is the Law.com SANCTUARY MEMBERSHIP The Sanctuary of Thoth is accepting membership applications. All Children of our Great Goddess Nuit are encouraged to review the information provided in this book to assist in their Great Work. you will be contacted in all due course.

the causes of suffering. which also involves the awakening of the Chakras. This is the Nature of the Work encouraged through the Sanctuary’s System of Initiation. and the way to end suffering by perfect attention and meditation. How you attend to the details. and other Systems of Initiation which are complete to bring the Childe to the Supreme realization that each one of us is a Spiritual Being living a human life (and not vice versa). which correspond with lower expressions of the elements of Fire. in simplest terms. By seeing the cause of suffering. The Buddhist’s say. suffering appears in two forms. This is done by the “destruction of ignorance” and the “acquisition of right views” in Buddhist terminology. To begin. so the elements of the Childe are consecrated to that Step and prepared for the next Step. May there be an end to suffering for all the Children of Earth. Suffering is caused by desire to move towards things which attract and away from things which repulse. It is also shown by Yoga Science. The formula of the Pentagram must be completed at each Step on the Royal Path of Initiation. The teachings of Buddhism may be briefly summarized to assist in recognizing the nature of suffering. All rights reserved. placing desire in proper perspective and tempering our actions according. Right views arise from realizing that (1) there is an impermanence of all physical and other aggregates (the “animal” is doomed to death). in the course of Initiation into the Sephiroth and the Paths. suffering ceases to exist on the Higher Planes. (2) suffering is inherent in all aggregates (they dissolve) and (3) there is an absence of ego in all aggregates. is an issue between you and God. This same work is accomplished through the Sanctuary’s System of Initiation.AN END TO SUFFERING (Insights from Buddhism) Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2008 Sanctuary of Thoth. Although suffering is a fact of human life. 31/31 31 Do what thou Wilt shall be the whole of the Law. that mental training is required to attain right views. you may bring an end to suffering in your life as you know it. The Sanctuary’s System of Initiation teaches first how to take control of your physical senses. Air and Earth. as attractions or repulsions. We discover the nature of our suffering. whether by using the Sanctuary’s System of Initiation or some other. The Pentagram teaches that these are presided over by Spirit. The Way is being shown. we can bring an end to suffering as merely humans. This is through the teachings of the Sanctuary. By attaining to the Higher Planes and exalting your consciousness. Water. 15 . break the “cycle” of reincarnation (so to speak) and recognize the True Nature of your Being.

There are still transformations which must occur. still must attain unto Nuit in the Ultimate Initiation and enter into Not-Being. Further. and the Path of Gimel to attain to Kether (the Paths of Aleph and Beth are always expressive and lead away from Kether – they are not part of the Way of Return in these exalted stages of Initiation). the purpose for it is seen and beheld as necessary in the Great Work. without exception. 16 . we behold the Nature of All things (attain “right views”). Pain and suffering occur at the junction of Briah and Yitzirah. our Work is to be refined and honed into a Pure and Perfect Vessel for the Spiritual Being inhabiting us to Work without any obstruction. However. and truly behold the Glory of God. and may you experience Heaven on Earth. Ultimately. Put an end to your suffering. in effect. Take action to heal yourself and allow your-self to be Healed. even the Childe of Kether. this realization is not perfectly assimilated at this Stage of Evolution. Use each breath wisely and well. you will come to realize the Nature of your True Self and discover your True Will. you will discover the absence of an ego in all aggregates. It is time for man to make further progress in this regard. which is then redeemed and set upon the Throne of the Great Mother in Binah. You can do it! However. This is done initially using the Yitziratic Hexagram. In the course of this Work. the Virgin Daughter Becomes the Mother as explained in other papers issued by the Sanctuary. Perspective from the Higher Plane of Briah is attained. your effort is required. Thus does the Vessel attain Perfect Transparency for the Light of Love of the Chalice to Shine through. as the Virgin Daughter is redeemed and enters Briah. However. and find purpose and meaning to our lives in all that we do. to produce the Virgin Daughter. Most established religions have stopped short of what is necessary to bring their devotees to the Supreme realization and True Goal of man. The Highest of Initiations may be attained by All. As a result. The Work of the Second Order is. Amen.The Sanctuary’s System of Initiation also teaches how to consecrate your self to the Divinity within at each Step along the Royal Way. The Sanctuary’s System of Initiation systematically takes you through every step to bring you there. It is never too late. which is an aspect of the Work of the Childe of Tiphareth. The Childe must traverse the Path of Daleth to attain to Chokmah. who has ceased Becoming and entered into Being. Even a Childe of Binah is still on the Way of Return. The “human being” is Silenced. In the course of this work. The Childe perceives Heaven on Earth. and human suffering is placed in proper perspective and seen for what it is. When you discover your True Self and your True Will. Every breath is an opportunity. and only the Spiritual Being abides and moves. When this occurs. The Childe has not completed the Return Journey up the Tree of Life. Only you can do your Work. Let no one say otherwise. a ripening and perfecting of Adepthood. Reverse the Curse which has been placed upon you arising from the Fall of Man. all Sorrow is seen as Pure Joy. This is not to say that the Childe no longer suffers the same pain of aging or injury just like any other human.

v. Luna in Capricorn Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus. Love under Will.Love is the Law. Sol in Sagittarius. 2008 e.) A AB ABR ABRA ABRAH ABRAHA ABRAHAD ABRAHADA ABRAHADAB ABRAHADABR ABRAHADABRA 93 93/93 17 . Received by ACh LA. (November 30. as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) On behalf of the Sanctuary of Thoth Die Sol.

Nuit. I call Thee by Thy Name. let me partake of the Sacrament of Thy Holy Kisses and Thy Wisdom. How may I serve Thee? Open my Eye to Thy Glory and my Work. Thy Childe. Empower. Glory and Worship. yet I aspire to behold Thee most fully. who abides in All. the One I Adore. Hadit! Manifest Brightly. Thou art in me. seek Thy Aid. you move my lips. lift-me up in Thy Womb. I behold Thy Many Holy Names. with a reverent. let me behold Thee and Thy Holy Living Creatures and Beings of all Planes. assist me in remembering my Starry Heritage. 18 . I call to Thee. Nut. Take me. O’ My Mistress. Thou art the Beginning and the End. assist me along the Royal Way. Nuit. so that I may evolve to Thy Glory. All rights reserved. Thy Permutations are many but Thou art ever One. My Lover. bless and protect my Work in all Ways so that I may. who Loves All. Praise. O’ Nu. I. at long last. Wash me. I yearn to experience Thee and Thy Embrace. open the Mystery of Thy Creation unto me. move me ever so rightly. O’ My Beautiful. O’ Nuit. and show forth the Glory of Nuit. Nuith. I offer humbly my Breath in service of Thy Holy Joyous Names. May your Love and Light shine through me. 31/31 31 Do what thou Wilt shall be the whole of the Law. Thou art One and None. devoted and loving heart. Send forth Thy Love. hone me. Abide strongly with me. O’ My Mother. I speak Thy Sweet Words. refine me. O’ My Star Goddess. Manifest now strongly within me. show me the Way. O’ My Lady of the Stars. and let our Union be Pure and Perfect. inspire me. and I in Thee. Love and Devotion unto Thee Nuit. Amen.A CALL TO NUIT (An Invocation of the Star Goddess) Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2008 Sanctuary of Thoth. as I am humbly in Thy service. attain unto Thy Infinite Love and Timely Return unto Thee. I adore Thee and I invoke Thee my Beloved. Thou Art present.

Love under Will.Love is the Law.v.) A AB ABR ABRA ABRAH ABRAHA ABRAHAD ABRAHADA ABRAHADAB ABRAHADABR ABRAHADABRA 93 93/93 19 . 2008 e. Sol in Sagittarius. Luna in Capricorn Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus. as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) On behalf of the Sanctuary of Thoth Die Sol (before sunrise Die Luna). (December 1. Received by ACh LA.

You begin by visualizing your Sphere. The practitioner engages in workings or experiments to learn and evolve magickally and spiritually. You are a beautiful Star Childe. The teachings of the Sanctuary focus on (among many other things) the formulae of your Sphere. Certain basics must be learned by the newcomer to bring right organization to your Sphere. The practice of the Royal Art and Science of Magick is the practice of the hermetic sciences. meditations and other visualizations. This will assist in exalting your consciousness to higher magickal planes. but is all encompassing. Your Sphere is akin to a Ball of Light which completely surrounds you. The organization proposed is addressing the formulae of the circle. 31/31 31 Do what thou Wilt shall be the whole of the Law.THE FORMULAE OF THE SPHERE (The Magick Circle) Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2009 Sanctuary of Thoth. Certain formulae must be learned and used by the newcomer to the practice of magick and others are used by the most evolved practitioners. 20 . You are encouraged to experiment with the various formulae given in the other papers of the Sanctuary. We learn most fully through our own direct experiences. All rights reserved. Consider then the formulae being offered in each case. and draw your own conclusions. In the many books on magick handed down throughout the ages. extrapolate it and contemplate how to work with the formulae to attain certain results. You then learn of the nature and powers of your Sphere through the various magickal formulae. with the various Pentagrams and Hexagrams. It forms your True Magick Circle. through “The Daily Conjurations” that provides instruction of a most exalted nature. We see a discussion of magickal formulae beginning in the “Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars”. which gives instruction to the newcomer who is beginning the Journey on the Royal Road of Initiation. The various magickal planes have their own specific laws and formulae. we see a discussion of the magick circle and how it should be organized for particular types of workings or experiments. These must be learned and used to experience the corresponding energies and learn about the corresponding mysteries. which is a proxy for your Sphere. and with the various rituals. which is always around you. To be skeptical is healthy.

Sol in Pisces.) A AB ABR ABRA ABRAH ABRAHA ABRAHAD ABRAHADA ABRAHADAB ABRAHADABR ABRAHADABRA 93 93/93 21 . Luna in Cancer Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus.Love is the Law. Love under Will. Received by ACh LA.v. (March 5. 2009 e. as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) On behalf of the Sanctuary of Thoth Die Jupiter.

The altar should face east. The altar can be a small piece of black or white cloth which you place on the ground. so you will need to determine which directions are due east. Light the candle and visualize your Sphere around you. doing the same thing. but this will more than suffice at the inception of your magickal practice. that we practice True Magick. The breathing on the water is a magickal act. placing it in action for the Holy Work to be performed. south. and then to the north also doing the same thing. under the Guide of the Holy One. Without overly complicating what can be simple. Now continue around the perimeter of your Sphere back to the east to close the circle. Once you visualize the Sphere. Place on your altar a white candle of any size. we comprehend the Sphere. trace a cross again in the air and sprinkle some water three times in the center of the cross. take up the cup of water. These practices are of the utmost importance. It is through the combination of the Creative Will and the Creative Imagination. Hold the cup of water upon high with both hands and say: 22 . Your altar will evolve over time. a small cup of water and a stick incense of your choosing (with an appropriate holder for the incense). With the Creative Imagination and the Creative Will. Proceed to move around the perimeter of your Sphere to the south still holding the cup of water. or can be a small table (covered with a cloth or not). Continue to move around the perimeter of your circle to the west. Dip your thumb in the water and trace a small cross with your wet thumb on the center of your forehead so the bottom bar of the cross extends down between your eye brows. Move to the center of your Sphere behind your altar which is facing east (so you are also facing east). 31/31 31 Do what thou Wilt shall be the whole of the Law. trace a cross in the air with the cup.THE PURIFICATION & CONSECRATION OF THE SPHERE (Suggestions for the Newcomer) Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2009 Sanctuary of Thoth. Now move to the eastern perimeter of your Sphere. and breathe on the water. prepare an altar in the center of the place you will be working. All rights reserved. west and north based on the location of your altar. To purify your Sphere. We purify with Water and consecrate with Fire. the next practice to learn is how to purify and consecrate your Sphere (and all within). dip a few fingers in the water and sprinkle the water three times in the center of the cross.

and proceed on with whatever you are to do. water or incense. These practices will evolve as you and your magickal practice evolves.] Love is the Law. visualize a blue light swirling about your entire Sphere.I purify with the Holy Water. the reason for the acts and on the nature and powers of your Sphere. the “Ritual Notes” following the “Pentagram Formulae for the Childe of Earth ” in the paper entitled the “Scroll of the Pentagram Formulae for the First Order”. Proceed to move around the perimeter of your Sphere to the south still holding the incense stick. To consecrate your Sphere. take up the incense stick and rub your fingers up and down the stick a few times feeling energy flow into the incense from the friction. When done. Hold the incense stick upon high with both hands and say: I consecrate with the Holy Fire. doing the same thing. When this is done. as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) On behalf of the Sanctuary of Thoth 23 . visualize a red light swirling about your entire Sphere. trace a cross in the air with the incense stick and wave the incense stick three times through the center of the Cross. Trace a small cross with the incense stick before your forehead so the bottom bar of the cross extends down between your eye brows. Now continue around the perimeter of your Sphere back to the east to close the circle. and then to the north also doing the same thing. place the cup of water back down on your altar. When you say this. The purification and consecration of your Sphere may also be performed without any physical candle. [Additional Commentary: See. This rubbing is also a magickal act to place the incense in action for the Holy Work to be performed. When you are done with your working. Received by ACh LA. Now take some time to meditate in the center of your Sphere on the magickal acts you just performed. by simply visualizing these things and yourself performing the acts. Now move to the eastern perimeter of your Sphere. simply take a deep cleansing breath while standing in the center of your Sphere (facing east) with the intention of concluding the working. Move to the center of your Sphere behind your altar so you are also facing east. trace a cross again in the air and wave the incense stick three times through center of the cross. place the incense back in its holder on your altar. Light the incense from the candle on your altar. They are further addressed in other papers issued by the Sanctuary. Continue to move around the perimeter of your circle to the west. When you say this. Love under Will. for example.

) A AB ABR ABRA ABRAH ABRAHA ABRAHAD ABRAHADA ABRAHADAB ABRAHADABR ABRAHADABRA 93 93/93 24 .Die Jupiter. 2009 e.v. (March 5. Sol in Pisces. Luna in Cancer Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus.

spiritual and material evolution of the human race. as the aspirant and those around evolve in the Light. We welcome you as you are and encourage you to undertake initiation using the System we offer. which are the focus of your Work. both above and below the aspirant’s position on the Tree. the more you will become acclimated to the nature and powers described in the Oath. During the initiation process. May you undertake this Great Work! The first step is simply to declare you intent by taking the first Oath of the Childe of Earth. There is no human who would not benefit from attaining the Knowledge and Conversation of their Holy Guardian Angel. It may be performed mentally. All rights reserved. the aspirant evolves as a source of Light and Love to others. Our goal in delivering this System of Initiation is to reach and initiate more people than have been reached thus far by existing magickal orders and traditional religions. It also assists in the magickal. as your awareness of your Sphere. There is no reason to start from the beginning or go back unless you feel it would be healthy or otherwise beneficial to do so. it is recommended that you perform the Ritual physically from time to time.THE SCROLL OF THE RITUAL OF THE STARS Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2008 Sanctuary of Thoth. combined with the Oaths of Initiation. by formulating your Sphere as described by the Ritual. As the aspirant climbs the Tree of Life in the initiation process. The more time you spend on a step represented by an Oath. form the basis of the System of Initiation offered through the Sanctuary of Thoth. and equilibrating the energies. The Ritual of the Stars provides guidance on how to formulate your Sphere to gain access to the mysteries. The Ritual of the Stars and the Oaths of Initiation are designed to work in tandem to assist the aspirant in being initiated into the mysteries. All the rest will follow from there. Each step on the Royal Path of Initiation must be taken with care. if you have an appetite for ceremonial magick (though this is not required). you may use the System of Initiation offered through the Sanctuary of Thoth to simply pickup where you left off. The System of Initiation being offered sets this as the initial goal the work. and forms the basis of all our initiatory work. which is the aspirant’s Great Work. evolves. magickal and mystickal. Perspective changes with each step. If you have been initiated into another system which uses the Tree of Life as the basis of initiation. The Ritual of the Stars. This produces an unfolding of the Ritual. However. symbolically represented by the Qabalistic Tree of Life. which inspires and assists others in their Great Work. It is a Ritual of Initiation each time it is used. and its nature and powers. the aspirant’s Sphere becomes more finely attuned to the nature and powers represented by the Tree of Life. 25 . This assists in healthy. balanced initiation. and equilibrate the energies. whether verbally discussed with them or not. The Ritual does not have to be performed physically. through the Sanctuary of Thoth. which is the goal. The Ritual of the Stars is an evolution and simplification of rituals given in the past.

and formulate any questions you have. the aspirant moves from the Path of Pleasure (which most humans walk) to the Path of Divine Joy. Before proceeding to the Ritual of the Stars itself. and attain union with the Universal Soul (also known as the Neschamah or Great Mother). The goal is for the Virgin Daughter to be redeemed according to the formula of the Tetragrammaton. From there. As these aspects of the aspirant are purified and consecrated to the Great Work. Before performing the Ritual of the Stars. and place them. in service of the Mind (also known as the Ruach).] May the Light and Love of the Divine illumine us. As the Virgin Daughter evolves. Focusing rightly will further your work. the nature and powers of the Holy Guardian Angel may be revealed to the aspira nt. and formulate work to further the initiation process. it is recommended that you focus on the aspect of the Great Work which is under current contemplation and study (in accord with your position on the Tree of Life). The first task is to gain control over the lower human aspects of the aspirant (sometimes called the Nephesch or the animal soul). the colors. you will “invoke” according to the formula of your Sphere. This will assist you in formulating your intent as to purpose of the working and asserting your Will accordingly. Magickal Intent or Will With due acknowledgement of the initiation process. and attains liberation from the human condition. consider first the arrangement of your place of working (your Holy Temple). Equilibrate. and be our inspiration and guide in this Great Work. as we seek to rise from the human to the Divine and become something more than human. there is Mystery. The Ritual of the Stars should be used to formulate your Sphere in a way which is in correspondence with your Great Work as precisely as possible.The Initiation Process The initiation process may be explained in few words. [Additional Commentary: Other papers issued by the Sanctuary included in this book address the Work of the Childe of Binah. pictures. Chokmah. the incense and anything which you can see. This is the second defined goal of our System of Initiation. the formula of the Ritual of the Stars (as well as the work) should unfold. etc. Invoke. like magickal implements. as an initiated king of the human body. This provides access to corresponding mysteries and energies. the focus now turns to the aspirant’s position on the Tree of Life. From here. The work of the Most High proceeds from there. the Mind (Ruach) is further developed and purified. The Oaths are designed to help you do this. Kether and Nuit Most Exalted. Once the Knowledge and Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel is attained. Evolve If you formulate your Sphere in a way which is in correspondence with your Great Work. Try to place in your Mind’s Eye only those 26 . as the lower human aspects of the aspirant are stripped away and lustrated to produce the Virgin Daughter. The success of your work will largely depend on how well you apprehend your position on the Tree of Life.

the Middle Pillar Exercise and other variations on the theme. 4. This visualization will unfold (meaning develop) as the aspirant’s initiation progresses. Equilibrate. using the methods you have learned. Once you invoke. we invoke.] 2. Return.) 6. and releasing. you equilibrate the energy. It may be performed or occur any place and any time. Perform any other corresponding work. Utter corresponding Holy Names. to aid your work. It may be performed physically or mentally with equal success. 5. The process of performing the Ritual may take time or happen in a flash. 27 . This is the basic formula of initiation into the Great Order of the Universe. Thus. Embody the Qabalistic Tree of Life. and the Holy Names uttered during them. Project corresponding Stars (and/or other Symbols). Step into the Light. initially with the White Pillar of Mercy on your left side and the Black Pillar of Severity on your right side. balanced way. This is done by balancing the energy within and throughout your Sphere in all directions. equilibrate and evolve. The Ritual of the Stars is a tool given to assist in this Great Work.) 3.things which are in correspondence with the nature of your working. We now consider each Step in the Ritual. Breathing and visualization techniques are typically employed to do this. You evolve by integrating the equilibrated energies into your Sphere and being initiated into the corresponding mysteries. (This may be combined with Step 4. to accomplish this important phase of the work. you rhythmically inhale and exhale the energy. The Formula of Ritual of the Stars Steps: 1. drawing all to a luminous point within. Consider the formula of these rites. In the simplest form. Traditional ceremonial methods to embody the Tree of Life would include the Qabalistic Cross. so the current of thought flows harmoniously in the direction you Will. Embody the Qabalistic Tree of Life This may be done simply by visualizing the Tree of Life in your Mind’s Eye. (This may happen rather naturally as a result of Step 1. Step 1. The process of equilibration assists you in experiencing the energies you are invoking. in a healthy. [Additional commentary: This Step no longer applies after the Childe attains to Binah. 8. Formulate (and step onto) the Magickal Plane of the working. and forming a connection with them. 7.

Step 2. As you do this. when you “plug in” or turn your Mind’s Eye to “connect” to the Divine Light. The Thelemic formula assigns the elements to the cardinal directions as follows: East North West South Center Earth Air Water Fire Spirit 28 . The Traditional/Four Winds formula assigns the elements to the cardinal directions as follows: East South West North Center Air Fire Water Earth Spirit When using the Traditional/Four Winds formula. glistening with the Light emanating from and about you. luminous ball of Light surrounding you. Step 3.Embodying the Tree of Life also assists you in realizing the Divinity which resides within and animates you. Contemplating these matters may assist you in accomplishing Step 1. the movement is generally deasil or deosil (meaning clockwise). the Sphere is organized solely on an elemental basis using either the “Traditional/Four Winds” formula or the Thelemic formula. you just need to look for and find it. Your Sphere is a Microcosm or Little World. You are a Star. Let the Light and Love of God (first perceived as your Holy Guardian Angel) shine through you! More visualization techniques to assist in performing this Step in the Ritual are offered below. Formulate (and step onto) the Magickal Plane of the Working. This is an important step. To the contrary. which is called the Macrocosm or Great World. It is there. it is recommended that you gain experience with both formula. formulate your Sphere as a clear. this may happen rather naturally as you embody the Tree of Life. Step into the Light Bring the Light down from over your head to illumine the embodied Tree of Life. yet an indivisible part of the whole. not symbolically but actually. For the Childe of Earth. shining in the Womb of the Goddess. As indicated above. Visualize this in your Mind’s Eye as best you can. which is unique. There is no requirement to adhere to any one formula.

After the aspirant takes the Oath of the Childe of Tiphareth. or all at once. which square the aspirant’s Sphere. you will be assuming the position of the Sun. Further. you will thus be standing on the cross-sections of the Paths of Samekh and Peh on the Qabalistic Tree of Life. These formulae are used until the aspirant receives initiation into the four lower Sephiroth and the corresponding elemental formulae. with the Zodiacal Sign of Aries in the east. When using the Thelemic formula. Each element may be addressed in turn. The four Pillars formed by the Microcosmic and Macrocosmic Trees of Life. The aspirant must now reformulate the Pentagram under the presidency of the Name (YHVH). take on new meaning (they form the Mark of the Beast showing the Unity which exists within the Sphere). The Zodiacal belt is formulated about the Sphere.When using the Thelemic formula. you formulate the Sephiroth about your Sphere according to the following formula: East North West South Malkuth Yesod Hod Netzach In the center of your Sphere using the Thelemic formula. and completes the work of the Dominis Liminis. things change. so the Sephiroth are arranged about your Sphere according to the following formula: East South West North Tiphareth Netzach Yesod Hod In the center of your Sphere. the movement is generally widdershins (meaning counterclockwise). An aspirant who completes the work of the Childe of Earth and becomes a Childe of Malkuth seeks to rise from the Earth into the Heavens. This is assisted by formulating the following within your Sphere depending on the formula employed: When using the Traditional/Four Winds formula. and particularly into the Lower Astral Plane. the aspirant must now formulate the entire Yitziratic Hexagram on the floor of aspirant’s Sphere and 29 . you formulate the lower half of the Yitziratic Hexagram (forming a Cross) on the floor your Sphere. This may be done without any movement other than in your Mind. The elements are assigned to their cardinal directions corresponding to the formula being used by projecting them to their assigned direction.

(Invoking Thoth at the place of Alchemical Mercury. Others may use other formula. In the course. yet the true meanings of the Oaths will unfold only as you experience the initiation process. [Additional Commentary: See the papers entitled “The Return Journey” and “Spirit’s Journey into Manifestation in this regard. to formulate (from this perspective) the Ascending Blue Triangle of Nuit and the Descending Red Triangle of Ra -Hoor-Khuit. Access to the Upper Astral Plane. Isis or Demeter at the place of Alchemical Salt and Hoor-Apep at the place of Alchemical Sulphur will assist this work. Salt and Mercury. After this occurs. After you attain the Knowledge and Conversation of your Holy Guardian Angel. There is no forced entry. This work is assisted by the completion of the aspirant’s initial journey first up and then down the Paths on the Yitziratic Tree of Life. We now turn to the schemata of your Sphere on the Solar Plane. The Chosen Way is. in the center of the Hexagram. to properly formulate the Yitziratic Hexagram within the Sphere. which you will have worked so hard to do. It will help. equilibrating and evolving as previously described. by invoking. What we offer here is what has been received for instruction through the Sanctuary of Thoth. The Ritual of the Stars may be used as a basis for initiation into all aspects of your Sphere as described above. What we offer and use follows. Access is earned by being humble and performing the Great Work with reverence and devotion. This is by the Hand of God. something happens. the aspirant must now work with the Alchemical Principles of Sulphur. Your Sphere is formulated on the Solar Plane according to the following elemental formula: 30 . Alchemical Salt to the point of the Triangle behind your right hand and Alchemical Sulphur to the point of the Triangle behind your left hand. The Ascending Blue Triangle of Nuit is formulated first by facing east in the center of your Sphere and assigning Alchemical Mercury to the eastern center point. Study the Oaths of Initiation related to the Sephiroth to see the progression. This is easier said than done. A “Table of Stars and Symbols” is appended to this Scroll to assist your use of the Ritual in the initiation process. and conforming your actions to your Angel’s voice. however. You may not always hear what you think you want to hear. the aspirant may proceed to take the Oath of the Childe of Geburah when the Angel confers authority to do so.rise to the true position of the Sun. may you attain the Knowledge and Conversation of your Holy Guardian Angel. at least initially. your next ordeal will be listening to what your Angel has to say. Once the aspirant has attained the Knowledge and Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel and has been duly initiated into Tiphareth as a Childe of Tiphareth.] This will assist in assigning the Planetary attributions (and corresponding forces from this perspective in the initiation process) to the Yitziratic Hexagram being developed at this stage of evolution. always Righteous. and may the Virgin Daughter evolve within. In addition.) The Red Descending Triangle of Ra-Hoor-Khuit formulates naturally as a result of the work with the Ascending Blue Triangle. You cannot push your way in. is granted. also known as the Solar Plane. which we are not commenting on by this Scroll or otherwise. and evolving rightly. which has its own laws and formulae. using the Oaths of Initiation for the Paths offered through the Sanctuary.

with all its correspondences. or any other appropriate magickal implement (including your fingers in the Sign of Benediction). consider that there are yet higher planes. and the point behind your left hand corresponds to Geburah and Mars.the center point before you corresponds to Kether and Jupiter. that the symbol of the Supernals (i. A wand (which is a symbol of directed Will). may be used as an aid to assert your Will. Seek the apex of each plane. Alchemical Sulphur corresponds to Chokmah and Alchemical Salt corresponds to Binah. and the center point behind you corresponds to Tiphareth and the Sun. This is the evolutionary process in action. Project corresponding Stars and/or other Symbols. A great deal can be gleaned by studying how the floor of an upper plane may create the “ceiling” of a lower plane. on the Supernal Triangle. we recommend that you draw your Sphere on the magickal plane which is the focus of your work. and to rise to ever more exalted heights. as the aspirant works to lustrate the lower aspects and perfect the lower powers and skills. The Upper Astral/Solar Plane will generally be the focus of an aspirant’s work through initiation as a Childe of Chesed. we see why Regulus (attributed to Leo. This will assist you in formulating your Sphere in accord with the nature and laws of the plane.West South East North Earth Fire Water Air The Zodiacal belt (or dial) turns so that Regulus (0° Leo) is in the East. Kether. who is now an initiate of Tiphareth. the Alchemical Principles would be arranged so that Alchemical Mercury corresponds to Kether. Standing in the center of the now Blue Descending Triangle . Further. to produce the Virgin Daughter. Projections are performed by formulating your intent and asserting your Will.the point before you to the right corresponds to Chokmah and Mercury. Further. Facing West. Regardless of whether you are inclined towards ceremonial magick. Chokmah and Binah) is the Triangle. has assumed the position of the Sun and has placed the lower aspects of the Tree of Life behind. Further. the point before you to the left corresponds with Binah and the Moon. The Childe evolves from this new perspective. The Star or Symbol being projected should correspond with the aspect of your Sphere which is being formulated.. the point behind your right hand corresponds to Chesed and Venus. and that. ruled by the Sun) is in the East. in and through your work. Step 4. which is partly Briatic and partly Yitziratic. on the floor of the Temple is formulated the Heavenly Hexagram. the attributions are as follows: Standing in the center of the now Red Ascending Triangle . in the place of the Rising Sun. 31 . Thus. we can see why the plane has changed for the aspirant.e.

Step 5. When charged with the sapphire or purple-bluish fire of Chesed. we are all doing the same work and praying to the same thing. When the Pentagram is charged with the ruby red fire of Geburah. other Tarot cards. We are all being initiated into the Great Order of the Universe. consider using numbers. the Atu of Thoth. For example. The aspirant will naturally have access to the elemental energies as the aspirant becomes initiated into the elements. You get in contact with these forces through their names and correspondences. During this Step in the Ritual. [Additional Commentary: The Pentagram also corresponds with Chokmah. When working with a force or energy symbolized by the Hexagram. there is a continual need to work with and reintegrate energies which were the subject of prior work from the new and evolving perspective. it is more commonly known as the Star Ruby. letters. Will flows as directed. in its corresponding colors. become initiated into their mysteries and evolve. it is important to find the names that 32 . and to command the forces which are in your Mind’s Eye. the Pentagram may be charged with white-blue spiritual energy. You call aspects of the Holy One for assistance in the work. and Geburah. Names are but labels. their symbols should be formulated. Other symbols may also be projected to assist the work. you naturally make contact with them. integrating and reintegrating all of the forces which are in operation within your Sphere. You then work with them to gain experience. tattwas symbols. Use them.] When working with an element. like an arrow unloosed in flight. However. Therefore. (More instruction is given in this regard below. it is more commonly known as the Star Sapphire. Uttering Holy Names is a call for Divine aid. and is a Symbol of the manifest Powers of the All-Father. etc. This may be done by reformulating the Sphere on the new plane according to its formula (by making the proper projections). Initiation involves experiencing. or the energy of the element. When working with the Alchemical Principles. These change with every step taken on the Royal Path of Initiation. Call it what you may. your Sphere may be projected from the existing magickal plane to another plane (elemental or general) or the sphere of a particular Sephira.) The Holy Hexagram has special correspondence with the Elements. By properly formulating your Sphere. or creating a portal (using an appropriate symbol) and projecting the Sphere through the portal which will cause the Sphere to unformulate and reformulate according to the laws of the new plane. the Hexagram should be charged with the energy of the force. and Chesed. The traditional Hexagram (Star of David) generally corresponds with the Planets and the Zodiacal Signs (and the corresponding Paths) on the Yitziratic Tree of Life. sigils.The Pentagram generally corresponds to the elements. your Sphere will operate on the Tree of Life within the sphere of that Sephira. Utter corresponding Holy Names. We invoke through correspondences. When projecting your Sphere to the sphere of a particular Sephira. Your gods have their names. as your position on the Tree of Life changes. When you transcend the labels. and addressing them rightly.

or whatever it may be). You might also perform invocations and/or assume God-forms to further the working and your experience. Balance your Sphere in all directions according to the formula being used. carefully noting what is being received. 33 . let your mind be calm and peaceful. The investigation process assists in making contact. piece of jewelry. the Light and Love of the Divine will flow through you. talisman. This is how you become as a source of Light and Love to others and the Universe. It is unnecessary to utter Holy Names during the projection/formulation phase. Your abilities to equilibrate will improve through dedicated effort and practice. Pace your Sphere to circulate the energies. However. Pore breathe. Step 7. All (or any one) of these techniques (and many others) can help.correspond with the aspects of your Sphere which are the focus of your work. you must simply try to do so. you may find that this is natural and assists the process. This is a wonderful phase where experience is gained if the Ritual has proceeded rightly. If a material item is being prepared (such as a magickal tool. In all other cases. Otherwise. When you are ready. as if you were a transparent vessel and fountain for the Supernal Influx. As you align your human aspects with the Divine. proceed to Step 7 and perform any other corresponding work. be received at any time. consider charging it relatively soon after the invocations and the Sphere is equilibrated (without any meditative or other break in between). You work by God’s Will. you will likely call to or speak with the Divine (aloud or by raising your consciousness in silent speech) to state the purpose of the working. however.) The assertion of Will in prior Steps will cause responses. The goal is to gain experience and integrate on a balanced basis. Follow the current of thought created by the invocations. Once you have formulated your Sphere. Steps may be repeated as necessary to strengthen or reinforce the work. Equilibrate. Use breathing and visualization techniques as you know how. To equilibrate. Form the Talismatic Atom. and reached this Step in the Ritual. Stand in the Sign of the Cross. This is critical to the success of the working. Perform any other corresponding work. Meditate if appropriate. particularly following invocations. It is at this stage when information may be received to assist your initiation into corresponding mysteries. to always be humble. that you are a Childe of God and that true Magick is natural and performed by the Will of God. however. it is generally recommended that the aspirant charge and take a Eucharist. Step 6. (Information may. It is at this stage that you integrate the energies invoked within your Sphere. Sit or stand. The Eye must stay focused on the work and the Light. and observe the responses. and ask any questions. Care must be taken to maintain the formula of your Sphere during the working. Remember. as clearly and succinctly as possible.

The Eucharist also serves as a libation. How you do this is for you to decide. In charging the Eucharist. Know that you can attain. Beginning. drawing all to a luminous point within your body. are here to assist. of course. there is no need to become anxious if you forget. and releasing. This last Step is very important. Step 8. Just perform this last Step whenever you remember. We. adore your god and bless the Names and forces invoked. The most important thing about performing the Ritual is organizing your Sphere according to a formula which corresponds with your work. It also assists the process of closing the working. Be humble and adoring. Return. Thelemites may use Cakes of Light. a small piece of bread or a cup of water will suffice. It will be each aspirant’s task to experiment and find the methods which suit the aspirant best for the type of work to be performed. Hold it – Let the Light shine! Then. drawing all to a luminous point within. give thanks. Strive to do so. you take all this in as a Childe of Earth. However. and furthering the Childe’s initiation into the corresponding mysteries. The Eucharist should be of a substance which is in correspondence with the working. Note that the Virgin Daughter is produced from the Childe of Earth. Step into and work in the Light. and should conclude every working. Examples of How to Perform the Ritual Examples of how to perform the Ritual are given below. with a reverent and devoted heart. and that the Universe supports you in doing so. aspire to rise from the human to the Divine. which are designed to bring you to the Knowledge and Conversation of your Holy Guardian Angel and assist in the production of the Virgin Daughter all along the way.A Eucharist is charged with the energies invoked in the Sphere. Simply absorb all energies invoked (and portals created) during the working with a long deep inhale. without exception. the Sign of Silence (also known as the Sign of Hoor-Pa-Kraat or Harpocrates) would be appropriate to perform at this last Step of the Ritual. No one method is preferred over the other. In many cases. At first. while your Sphere and consciousness return to “normal” operating conditions here on Earth. and begin using the formula of the Ritual as best you can. visualized at the location of Tiphareth (in the place of the Sun at or around the Solar Plexus) on the embodied Tree of Life. This is how you learn the Royal Art and Science of Magick. each aspect of your Sphere is addressed in turn through the progression of the Oaths of Initiation. Therefore. It helps keep things healthy. Other papers have been issued which provide instruction relative to each Oath of Initiation. We attain through the practical experience we gain in our work. Then. by directing the energies invoked within the Sphere into the Eucharist and absorbing them when consuming the Eucharist. It is designed to assist the aspirant in integrating the energies. release the point with an exhale. Let the Light be your guide. allowing the Light to rush out and expand into the Universe. no matter where you are. For those of you familiar with certain Magickal Signing. 34 .

the Ritual does not have to be performed physically. acknowledge its correspondences. To align your vision. 35 . the more natural it will become to you. Proceeding through the Steps.) Use corresponding colored inks if possible. Examine your Sphere in your Mind’s Eye. It can be performed mentally with equal success. consider drawing how your Sphere will be organized during your working. care must be taken to focus your mind and assert your Will to accomplish each Step in the Ritual. Look through this Eye with your mind. As indicated above. project the elements with your Will to their assigned positions. We work on the interior of the Universe. and place the cardinal points about it.] An alternative visualization would be a Cone of Power emanating from Kether in the embodied Tree of Life and connecting to Chokmah and Binah to form a Conical Hat of Light. This is all that is required. See the Pillars. start in the east. Consider also that you are a point of consciousness for the Divine. with the Eye ever present in the center thereof. it is necessary to learn to see with your Mind’s Eye. work and gain experience here on Earth. which is formed along the Path of Daleth connecting Chokmah and Binah in the embodied Tree of Life. This will help invoke and/or reinforce the presence of the force.Drawing the Ritual. illumining your Sphere and its nature. consider that your body is an elaborate vessel created to permit the Divine to manifest. As suggested above. Let the Light and Love of the Divine shine through. and focus it on your working in the Light. see it. To help you connect to this. and reinforcing or reaffirming it during your working by simply looking at it. Acknowledge the Steps in your Mind’s Eye and assert your Will to organize your Sphere. The same may also be visualized as a three-sided Pyramid of Light formed by the Supernal Triangle. Using your Mind’s Eye. if you step into the Light and focus on it. which is the place of the Rising Sun. and do anything else which helps you do what must be done. As you assign the elements to their quadrants. Although there is formula to movement (which will be the subject of future Scrolls). and move right or left around the circumference of your Sphere according to the formula you are using (given above). However. Coloration and other visualizations will naturally evolve as you progress in your initiation. The drawing will assist you in completing the formula of your Sphere for your working. and eventually see the connecting Paths. To help you do this. (Consider the ceiling. In this way. place symbols of the elements in the quadrants. Draw your Sphere as a Magick Circle. see the Sephiroth in position. As you focus on something. To assist you in doing this. Every time you move. When embodying the Tree of Life. visualize the Eye in a Triangle upon your brow in the center of your forehead. Move around it. This will become easier and natural to do over time. which is something to rise through when Rising on the Planes. [Additional Commentary: See the paper entitled the “Ritual of the Crown” in this regard. See what is to be seen. For this reason. powers and mysteries. it will guide you. See and feel the Light above you and emanating from within you. acknowledge them (which invokes and reinforces them) and then you move on. Identify the location of the Sephiroth represented on the floor of your Sphere. Assign the elements to the quarters according to the formula employed. The more you work with the formula of the Ritual. see the Angelic Ring above your head. initially pick a direction. that the Divine resides within and that the Eye of your God is always on you and in you looking out. you strengthen and reinforce your Sphere with every movement. Use all white spheres at first when embodying the Tree of Life. Generally. Be ever mindful that you are a Childe of God operating in your Sphere. you see the corresponding forces.

When working with a single element. performing the Ritual physically only serves to assist in focusing the Eye and asserting the Will to prepare the Sphere for the work. bring your right hand to your lips and kiss your pointed figures to affirm your work is an act of Love. As much of our work occurs on the interior planes of the Universe. in its simplest form. reinforce and acknowledge the formula of the direction you are facing. or simply move through focusing your Mind’s Eye is up to you. make the Sign of Benediction. Take note how a Sign of Projection (also known as the Sign of Horus or the Sign of the Enterer) is given from the center towards each quarter. With your right hand. The Ritual. Cup your left hand (finger tips up) withdrawn to your side. bring your right hand in the Sign of Benediction to either your Third Eye or your Heart. you project. Similarly. To project. and acknowledging the correspondences. Projections may be performed quarter-by-quarter or by addressing all quarters at once. extending your arm. can be performed by starting in the center of your Sphere and then turning to each cardinal direction. your movement should be poetic and graceful. stop the flow of the current. which is from the Stele of Revealing and in the Book of the Law. you initiate a Will current to accomplish the work. This can be helpful. yet ever forceful as and when appropriate. the Thelemic formula is commonly performed while reciting the adoration used in Liber Resh vel Helios. By focusing your Eye in a direction. and curling the other two fingers to the palm. especially at first (and is recommended). the sign corresponding to that 36 . As an alternative to the Sign of Projection. the sign of that element would be made towards all quarters. For those of your familiar with magickal signing. when working with a particular Sephira. Once you feel you have completed the projection in this direction. placing the thumb against them. ever keeping the Eye focused on the formula of the Sphere. As you do so. which is the focus of your Eye. Proceed on. projections may be made or assisted by making the appropriate magickal sign of the element or Sephira in each quarter. when working with a general elemental formula. trace Stars or other Holy Symbols. In all cases. following the formula you are using. which is made by pointing the index and middle fingers. For those of you who work with the Thelemic pantheon. The Ritual of the Stars is given for you to develop according to your own ingenium. Then point the right hand forward in the Sign of Benediction. This is set forth in an appendix to this paper. The incense can then be charged with a projection corresponding with the purpose of the working.Performing the Ritual Physically. Symbolically consider this your Cup. but is unnecessary. For example. Contemplate the direction you are facing and the correspondences to focus the Eye. the sign of each element could made facing the corresponding quarter. Symbolically consider this your Wand. the Light and the work. Proceed however works best for you (depending on the circumstances of your working). Holding an unlit stick of corresponding incense in your right hand while performing the initial projections is also appropriate. lit and used to consecrate the Sphere to the accomplishment of the work. and is given for informational purposes. and then the Childe returns facing the east in the Sign of Silence to equilibrate the Sphere. and assert your Will to formulate your Sphere in the direction you face. consider the following. It is something for you to learn and your Angel to teach. rises into higher planes and returns to Earth. Whether you use magical tools. Our work begins on Earth.

or simply consider other ritual as you develop your own Ritual of the Stars. correspondences and the formula of the Sphere. This will aid your work. The Study of other Rituals and Materials The System of Initiation we offer through the Sanctuary of Thoth is intended to be supplemented by all of your life experience (as you seek answers and meaning) and study of other magickal and mystical practices. When signing. Then hail in the forces which are in focus of the Eye. balanced way. Also. by Thy Will!!! Hail Heru-Ra-Ha! Hail Thoth! Hail unto our Lady Babylon! Hail unto The Holy Guardian Angel! Our Love and Blessings unto Thee Nuit! Blessed by Thy Names. The System is given to assist you in staying focused on the initiation process. so it can proceed in an orderly manner and in a healthy. Unto the Age of Ages! AMEN!!! Frater AHBH AChD (Brian Goldstein) For the Sanctuary of Thoth (Originally issued in early 2008) ABRAHADABRA 93 93/93 37 .Sephira would be made towards all quarters. acknowledging their Names. Your study of other ritual will assist you in performing the Ritual of the Stars. and the Great Work of Thelema. saluting and hailing the quarters (done by taking both hands at the heart and raising the right hand to salute and bringing the left hand back below the left hip). use the movement of the hands to further focus your Mind and assert your Will to accomplish the work. For this reason. and bring healing to the Womb of the Goddess. to the Glory of the Most High! So mote it be! So it shall be! So be it! So it is! Through the Planes. it is encouraged. and be healed in the work. May you find and experience this. Other techniques for making projections include bowing with praying hands (touching the chest with hands just below the chin) towards each quarter. Perform other ritual if you Will. Learning how forces are awakened and stirred in and through other ritual will assist you in initiating Will currents in your projections. consider projecting a corresponding Star or Symbol as a pulse of Light from the body as the sign is made. There is Divine Joy in the work itself. May the issuance of this Scroll further initiation into the Great Order of Universe. When saluting.

Path of Beth Netzach. the Queens. Zodiacal Signs: Libra. The Fire Tattwa (Agni or Tejas – Red Triangle). The Hebrew letters Resh and Vau. the four 2s. Binah. the four 10s. The Hexagrams of Earth (Black) with the Sigil of Earth in the center (this is the Mark of the Beast formed by the unity of the Circle and the Cross). Taurus and Virgo. The Venus Hexagrams (Emerald – Amber) with the Sigil of Venus in the center. Saturn. Tarot: the four 9s. The Father. Tarot: Atu XXI (the Universe). Zodiacal Signs: Capricorn. the Cups. Fire Pentagram (Red). The Air Tattwa (Vayu – Blue Circle). Binah Elemental Water Elemental Fire Netzach. Aquarius and Gemini. Heh final of the Tetragrammaton. Heh final of the Tetragrammaton. Tarot: the four 8s. the Disks. Path of Peh Mercury Venus The Sun Mars 38 . in a more exalted manner. Tarot: Atu XX (the Aeon). Sigil of Elemental Fire. The Mercury Hexagrams (Orange – Violet) with the Sigil of Mercury in the center. The Daughter. The Son. Scorpio. Air Pentagram (Yellow). Vau of the Tetragrammaton. The Daughter. Zodiacal Signs: Aries. the four 6s. Sigil of Elemental Air. Tarot: the four 6s. the Swords. the four 10s (and. Chesed. Spirit Pentagrams (Active and Passive). Tarot: the four 5s. Elemental Air Yesod. The Hebrew letter Peh. Tarot: Atu XXI (the Universe). the four 3s. The Rose of Ruby on the Cross of Gold. Path of Gimel Hod. the Wands. Zodiacal Signs: Cancer. Simply note the higher attributions. Tarot: Atu XX (the Aeon). Pisces. Yod of the Tetragrammaton. or simply Ruby Red) with the Sigil of Mars in the center. Geburah. the Princesses). Simply note the higher attributions. The Water Tattwa (Apas – Silver Crescent). The Earth Tattwa (Prithivi – Yellow Square). Sigil of Elemental Water. Path of Daleth Tiphareth. Path of Resh Geburah. Path of Tau The Moon Yesod. Chokmah Spirit Earth Malkuth. Heh of the Tetragrammaton. Chesed. The Lunar Hexagrams (Violet – Indigo. The Mother. The Solar Hexagrams (Yellow (Gold) – Rose Pink) with the Sigil of the Sun in the center. Leo and Sagittarius. The Spirit Tattwa (Akasa – Indigo Egg). Malkuth. Sigil of Elemental Earth.TABLE OF STARS AND SYMBOLS Your Focus: Elemental Earth Attributions: Earth. Tarot: Atu XII (the Hanged Man). the Princes. the Middle Pillar on the Tree of Life Hod. Tarot: the four 7s. Saturn Corresponding Stars and Symbols: Earth Pentagram (Green). Sigil of Spirit. Water Pentagram (Blue). Simply note the higher attributions. Tarot: Atu O (the Fool). The Mars Hexagrams (Scarlet Red – Orange. or Silver) with the Sigil of the Moon in the center. the Knights (Kings). Chokmah.

Atu IV (the Emperor). Unicursal Hexagram of the Sun (Deep Purple – Yellow (Greenish)) with the Hebrew letter Teth in the center. Atu XV (the Devil). Path of Kaph Earth.Your Focus: Jupiter Attributions: Chesed. Atu XIII (Death). Atu XIV (the Art). The Mercury Hexagram (Purple – Yellow) with the Hebrew letter Beth in the center. Atu II (the Priestess). Atu I (the Magus). Atu XVII (the Star). Mars Hexagram (Red – Scarlet) with the 39 . Simply note the higher attribution to Kether. The Air Pentagram (Sky Blue – Bright Pale Yellow) with the Hebrew letter Aleph in the center. Atu VII (the Chariot). Mars Hexagram (Red – Scarlet) with the Hebrew letter Peh in the center. Path of Tau Elemental Air Mercury The Moon Venus. an aspect of the Goddess Aquarius Taurus Gemini Cancer Leo Virgo Jupiter Libra Elemental Water Scorpio Sagittarius Capricorn Mars Aries Saturn Path of ‫א‬ (Aleph) Path of ‫ב‬ (Beth) Path of ‫ג‬ (Gimel) Path of ‫ד‬ (Daleth) Path of ‫ה‬ (Heh) Path of ‫ו‬ (Vau) Path of ‫ז‬ (Zayin) Path of ‫ח‬ ) htehC( Path of ‫ט‬ (Teth) Path of ‫י‬ ) doY( Path of ‫כ‬ (Kaph) Path of ‫ל‬ (Lamed) Path of ‫מ‬ (Mem) Path of ‫נ‬ (Nun) Path of ‫ס‬ (Samekh) Path of ‫ע‬ (Ayin) Path of ‫פ‬ (Peh) Path of ‫צ‬ Corresponding Stars and Symbols: The Jupiter Hexagrams (Blue – Deep violet) with the Sigil of Jupiter in the center. Atu XI (Lust). Water Pentagram (Sea Green – Deep Blue) with the Hebrew letter Mem in the center. The Moon Hexagram (Silver – Blue) with the Hebrew letter Gimel in the center. Atu 0 (the Fool). Saturn Hexagram (Sky Blue – Violet). Venus Hexagram (Deep Indigo – Red Orange) with a Hebrew letter Vau in the center. Tarot: the four 4s. Atu IX (the Hermit). The Hebrew letter Kaph. The Hebrew letter Tau. Atu VI (the Lovers). Jupiter Hexagram (Blue – Violet) with the Hebrew letter Kaph in the center. The Saturn Hexagrams (Black – Crimson) with the Sigil of Saturn in the center. Mercury Hexagram (Slate Grey – Green (Yellowish)) with the Hebrew letter Yod in the center. Atu V (the Hierophant). Atu III (the Empress). Mercury Hexagram (Pale Mauve – Orange) with the Hebrew letter Zayin in the center. Saturn Hexagram (Black – Indigo) with the Hebrew letter Ayin in the center. Atu VIII (Adjustment). Atu XII (the Hanged Man). The Venus Hexagram (Sky Blue – Emerald Green) with the Hebrew letter Daleth in the center. Mars Hexagram (Dull Brown – Green Blue) with the Hebrew letter Nun in the center. Venus Hexagram (Blue – Emerald Green) with the Hebrew letter Lamed in the center. Atu XVI (the Tower). with a Hebrew letter Heh in the center. Kether. Jupiter Hexagram (Yellow – Blue) with the Hebrew letter Samekh in the center. Unicursal Hexagram of the Moon (Maroon – Amber) with the Hebrew letter Cheth in the center. Atu X (the Wheel).

Jupiter Hexagram (Buff-flecked Silver White – Crimson (Ultra-Violet)) with the Hebrew letter Qoph in the center. The symbol of Alchemical Mercury. As you work and progress. and then do that Will out of Love as a devout servant and initiate of the Great Order of the Universe. End Notes: The information provided in this Scroll is intended to be a guide to the Royal Path of Initiation all the way to the attainment of the Knowledge and Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel. the Virgin Daughter will evolve within. except where noted above. All refer to the Yitziratic Tree of Life. The Fire is in the Water. There is Unity between the Great World and the Little World. The symbol of Alchemical Salt (the Wanded Wheel). Accordingly. the Star referenced should be traced or outlined mentally in the color of the Water (the first color given) and charged (or filled) with the color of the Fire (the second color given). 93 93/93 40 . the first color given is in the Queen Scale (referring to Water) and the second color given is in the Knight (or King) Scale (referring to Fire). Earth Pentagram (Black) with a Saturn Hexagram (Black – Indigo) in the midst and the letter Tau in the center thereof. the Ritual of the Stars and the other magickal practices of the Sanctuary. Notes regarding Hexagrams: Traditional (versus Unicursal) Hexagrams are generally recommended. The symbol of Alchemical Sulphur (the Sword of Steel). your True Self and your True Will.Your Focus: (Tzaddi) Path of ‫ק‬ (Qoph) Path of ‫ר‬ (Resh) Path of ‫ש‬ (Shin) Path of ‫ת‬ (Tau) Alchemical Mercury Alchemical Sulphur Alchemical Salt Attributions: Pisces The Sun Fire and Spirit. May you discover your Starry heritage. Additional scrolls and papers have been and will be issued expanding upon the work recommended in connection with each Oath. Atu XXI (the Universe). Notes regarding Colors: If more than one color is given. and your Sphere will become a finely tuned Jewel of Light that will serve you in the Great Work and in which you will find your True Self. Fire Pentagram (Vermillion – Glowing Orange Scarlet) with the Hebrew letter Shin in the center. The Elemental colors may be further “tuned” to a particular Sephira using the color scales given in Aleister Crowley’s books 777 and The Book of Thoth. The Triangle and Hexagram The Triangle and Hexagram The Triangle and Hexagram Corresponding Stars and Symbols: Hebrew letter Tzaddi in the center. Atu XX (the Aeon). Atu XIX (the Sun). Atu XVIII (the Moon). all aspects of the work will further unfold and build. As you address each aspect of your Sphere in turn. Saturn and Earth. Unicursal Hexagram of the Sun (Gold Yellow – Orange) with the Hebrew letter Resh in the center.

I adore Thee! Appear on the throne of Ra! Open the ways of the Khu! Lighten the ways of the Ka! The ways of the Khabs run through To stir me or still me! Aum! let it fill me! The Light is mine: its rays consume Me: I have made a secret door Into the House of Ra [Sign east to the horizon] and Tum [Sign west to the horizon]. Hadith! Abide with me. By wise Ta-Nech I weave my spell. the Sign of Silence (also known as the Sign of Hoor-pa-kraat or Harpocrates) is traditionally made by stomping the left foot. O winged snake of light. Of Kephra [Sign north to horizon and nadir] and of Ahathoor [Sign south to horizon and zenith]. placing the right foot in the cusp of the left foot. right arm over the left. Show thy star-splendor. west. bowing the head between the arms and looking forward down the arms and hands in the direction of the projection.] [Begin in the Sign of the Blazing Star. Ra-Hoor-Khuit! Notes on Magickal Signing:   The Sign of the Blazing Star is made by crossing the arms on the chest.) [Ritual notes in brackets. face east. o Mentu.  41 . pointing the index finger on the left hand so it is vertical and placing it on the lower lip so it is in the median line of the body. To equilibrate in the center. When signing east. verses 37 and 38. The prophet Ankh-f-n-Khonsu! By Bes-na-Maut my breast I beat.THE ADORATION FROM THE STELE OF REVEALING (Also from The Book of the Law. the Sign of the Enterer (also known as the Sign of Horus or of Projection) is traditionally made by withdrawing the hands to the side of the head next to the eyes. O Nuith! Bid me within thine House to dwell. Chapter III. and say:] Unity uttermost showed! I adore the might of Thy breath. north and south. stepping forward with the left foot and at the same time thrusting both hands forward to straighten the arms while pointing the fingers. Sign and equilibrate] I am thy Theban. Who makest the gods and death To tremble before Thee:I. bringing the left elbow up so the arm is horizontal. [still in center. Supreme and terrible God.

As indicated in the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars. Both aspects go hand-in-hand. Our work is to turn our Eye to the Light. it is recommended (if possible and you are so inclined) that you first formulate your Sphere according to the formula of the Ritual of the Stars before taking the Oath. which is the goal. you are furthering your initiation process. which provides guidance on how to formulate your Sphere to gain access to the mysteries and energies corresponding to the Oath. This assists in healthy. The Oaths of Initiation. This paper provides general guidance on how to use the Oaths of Initiation. each step on the Royal Path of Initiation must be taken with care (and not too quickly). combined with the Ritual of the Stars. the Ritual of the Stars is itself a ritual of self-initiation. All rights reserved.A GUIDE TO THE OATHS OF INITIATION Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2008 Sanctuary of Thoth. balanced initiation. the Oath of Initiation should be read (aloud if possible). our Eye naturally focuses on human needs and desires. They are to be used in conjunction with the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars. form the basis of the System of Initiation offered through the Sanctuary of Thoth. the more you will become acclimated to the mysteries and energies corresponding to the Oath. you are referred to the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars. A scroll will be issued in connection with each Oath of Initiation providing more detailed recommendations on how to perform rituals of self-initiation specifically relating to each Oath. to discover our True Self and come to know our True Will. so that we may do that Will and evolve magickally. every time you perform the Ritual (whether mentally or physically). For information concerning the Ritual of the Stars. both to initiate into corresponding mysteries and integrate corresponding energies. both above and below the aspirant’s position on the Tree. Every human (without exception) would benefit from attaining the 42 . The Oaths of Initiation are designed to systematically bring the aspirant through the initiation process. Perspective changes with each step. From the time of our birth. our goal in delivering this System of Initiation is to reach and initiate more people than have thus far been reached by existing magickal orders and traditional religions. spiritually and materially in the Light. Therefore. Then. For this reason. which gradually opens the Eye to the new and evolving perspective. The initiation process takes time. the aspirant gains new insight into the Tree of Life. Further. However. As the aspirant climbs the Tree of Life in the initiation process. The more time you spend on a step represented by an Oath. When taking an Oath of Initiation. signed (taking a magickal motto if you will) and sealed (with a kiss or as you may otherwise know how). sufficient information has already been provided in the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars to permit you to formulate your own rituals of self-initiation. The Oaths of Initiation correspond to the Sephiroth and the Paths on the Qabalistic Tree of Life.

The goal is for the Virgin Daughter to be redeemed according to the formula of the Tetragrammaton. the aspirant moves from the Path of Pleasure (which most humans walk) to the Path of Divine Joy. Once the Knowledge and Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel is attained. and attains liberation from the human condition. There is no reason to start from the beginning or go back unless you feel it would be healthy or otherwise beneficial to do so. As these aspects of the aspirant are purified and consecrated to the Great Work. 43 . as the aspirant and those around evolve in the Light. The first task is to gain control over the “human” aspects of the aspirant (sometimes called the Nephesch or the animal soul). which inspires and assists others in their Great Work.Knowledge and Conversation of their Holy Guardian Angel. it may be briefly explained as follows. the nature and powers of the Holy Guardian Angel may be revealed to the aspirant. During the initiation process. and place them. From here. and will be expanded upon in future scrolls to be issued in connection with each Oath of Initiation. It also assists with the magickal. as an initiated ruler of the human body. as the lower aspects of the aspirant are lustrated and stripped away to produce the Virgin Daughter. which is the aspirant’s Great Work. which you are encouraged to read before taking any of the Oaths. and attain union with the Universal Soul (also known as the Neschamah or Great Mother). As the Virgin Daughter evolves. The remainder of this Guide will briefly address each Oath of Initiation through the Oath of the Childe of Chesed. in service of the Mind (also known as the Ruach). if you have initiated into another system which uses the Tree of Life as the basis of initiation. You are welcome as you are and encouraged to undertake initiation using the System being offered here. The work of the Most High proceeds from there. The System of Initiation being offered sets this as the initial goal of the work. the aspirant evolves as a source of Light and Love to others. As indicated in the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars. The Initiation Process The initiation process (and the work related to the process) is also described in the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars. the Mind (Ruach) is further developed and purified. spiritual and material evolution of the human race. However. Chokmah and Kether. whether verbally discussed with them or not. The first step is simply to declare you intent by taking the first Oath of the Childe of Earth. you may use the System of Initiation offered through the Sanctuary of Thoth to simply pick-up where you left off. This is the second defined goal of our System of Initiation. You already possess the spiritual tools necessary to perform this Great Work and practice the Royal Art and Science of Magick. as well as the Childe of Nuit Most Exalted. All the rest will follow from there. there is Mystery. Additional Commentary: Other papers are included in this book that address the Work of the Childe of Binah.

all in connection with erecting and preparing your Sphere. Rather. and other words with the same enumeration. if this is your preference. You can continue to use the same motto for all Oaths of Initiation if you will. speak with your God before taking the Oath. and your will to perform the work described in the Oath. We are all born as Children of Earth. which is an aspect of your True Self. both with and without “Frater” or “ACh” (meaning Brother) or “Soror” (meaning Sister) before the motto. of course.The Oath of the Childe of Earth When you feel that you are ready to undertake the Great Work of your magickal. it should express your Will or attitude towards the Great Work. You may take this Oath at any time. Basic magickal practices. may assist you in choosing a motto. as an acknowledgement of the changing and evolving perspective. and give thanks for coming to this point in your life when you are prepared and inspired to take the Oath. simply contemplating the words of the Oath. pray as you will. (You. You are encouraged to work as a Childe of Earth as long as needed (there are no minimum periods). This Oath is taken before your God. This assists in assuming a magickal personality. However. It is also common for an aspirant to change mottos when taking the next Oath of Initiation for a Sephiroth. Accordingly. this also is not required. 44 . prepare as you will and enter into the act accordingly. and it is your Angel that will ultimately teach you the Royal Art and Science of Magick. Also. and to provide instruction. you are encouraged to review the gematria of any motto you are considering. you may use your public name. The task of the Childe of Earth is to become sufficiently familiar with the formula of the Ritual of the Stars to organize and erect the aspirant’s Sphere. and is an assertion of your Will to perform and accomplish the Great Work appointed for you. Although it is generally recommended that you perform the Ritual of the Stars before taking an Oath of Initiation. with a reverent and loving heart. Alternatively. should be learned and applied. If you take a magickal motto. Your work is to erect your Holy Temple on the Astral. this is not required when taking this Oath. which will evolve as you evolve. Know that true initiation is conferred by God (initially perceived through your Holy Guardian Angel). which will be “fine tuned” by future work. you decide the spelling of the words you use. an aspirant takes a magickal motto when taking an Oath of Initiation. It is unnecessary to take a magickal motto. regardless of training or experience. In this regard. you are encouraged to take the Oath of the Childe of Earth. though it is recommended. could also use the word “Brother” or “Sister”) The enumeration of the motto. Appeal to your God for aid in the work. Traditionally. Neither the floor nor ceiling of the Sphere have to be formulated as of yet. such as purification and consecration. Taking an Oath of Initiation is an act of great holiness. A magickal motto may be in any language. and always be humble. will suffice. This being the case. It is best to project only Silver-Blue Pentagrams at this stage of evolution. spiritual and material evolution.

Elemental Earth. as described in the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars. it is generally recommended that all other Oaths of Initiation through the Portal Grade of the Dominis Liminis be taken shortly (within a day or two) after a New Moon (while the Moon is waxing). The first step is to begin working with the element of earth as corresponding to Malkuth by projecting the Green Pentagram of Earth within your Sphere. (Approximately the same time each day is best. to perform the work of the Childe of Malkuth. each of which is briefly described below. and flood your Sphere with them so you can gain experience with these energies. From this perspective. Consult an ephemeris (star chart) for the exact times of Lunar Cycles in your geographic area. These forces reside within your Sphere.When you learn to embody the Tree of Life (visualizing all White Spheres at first will suffice – corresponding colors and Paths can come later) and the basic elemental formula of the Sphere. This is an aspect of the work through the Portal Grade of the Dominis Liminis. As a Childe of Earth. and that your work be structured based on Lunar Cycles during these periods. Note that these projections will invoke these energies. In connection with this. The aspirant would now begin working with the Stars and Symbols corresponding with “Elemental Earth” given in the attached “Table of Stars and Symbols” (hereafter referred to as the “Table”). or longer if needed. The Oath of the Childe of Malkuth Taking the Oath of the Childe of Malkuth is the beginning of a new and wonderful phase of your work. you learned (among other things) to organize your Sphere on an elemental basis. when skills are cultivated and great experience can be attained through sincere effort and dedicated work. mixed together as symbolized by the image of the Sphinx. In the process of integrating these energies within your Sphere.) Consider this period as time when your Angel will have the opportunity to train you in the Royal Art and Science of Magick. which will further and assist your initiation process. by taking the Oath of the Childe of Malkuth. you permit these forces to operate more efficiently according to their own natures. Thou art the Sphinx Childe! By separating the elements and assigning them to their corresponding quadrants within your Sphere. all as described in the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars. equilibrate them and evolve. you are encouraged to take the next step on the Royal Path of Initiation towards the discovery of your True Self. Although the Oath of the Childe of Earth may be taken at any time (when you are so inspired). You work to gain control over the nature and powers of your own being within your Sphere. Your work now will be to exalt these forces and your Sphere so that Spirit may descend in the midst to redeem. your Sphere will become “tuned” to the energies. 45 . Use each one wisely and well. Making time for the Great Work is itself a component of performing the work. equilibrate and inform the elements. it is also recommended that you set aside a certain amount of time each day (if possible) to perform your work. There are several aspects to the work recommended for the Childe of Malkuth. reserving the time will become more important to you in prioritizing your day. It is generally recommended that aspirants spend three to six Lunar Cycles.

May these Hexagrams turn to Gold! As an aside. if your mind is already calm and focused on the Great Work. Consider the recommendations of other magickal orders in this regard. which is as follows: 46 . undisturbed by mundane matters. The goal is to work through the correspondences. having the Pantacle available may be of assistance to the aspirant in more advanced ceremonial workings. the attached Table references the corresponding Planet as “Your Focus”. and attaining the perspective of the Sephira. which is the aspirant’s Physical Body. If the corresponding planet has higher attributions. Further. Whenever it is prepared. The Holy Names to be uttered when performing the Ritual of the Stars to work with Malkuth would include the corresponding Divine Hierarchy. it will assist in your initiation process. better yet. as your intuition guides you. it is generally recommended that aspirants acquire or. another appropriate (and fine) time to prepare the Earth Pantacle would be during your work as a Dominis Liminis.The Green Pentagrams of Earth may be projected after you erect your Sphere and purify and consecrate it to your work. simply note them for now in reference to future work. and then look up the Tree of Life contained in the particular Sephira and then down your embodied Tree of Life (per the formula of the Ritual of the Stars). Work with the Sephira Malkuth. make the magickal implement corresponding with the element of earth which is the Earth Pantacle. the aspirant would now begin projecting the Black Hexagrams of Earth described in the attached Table. but don’t feel bound by them. which is as follows: Adonai Melekh (Atziluthic) Auriel (Briatic) Phorlakh (Yitziratic) Kerub (Assiatic) During this period when you initially work with Elemental Earth. and especially after the aspirant becomes a Dominis Liminis. they may be projected in erecting your Sphere. the aspirant would now begin working directly with the Sephira Malkuth and its corresponding symbolism. Acquire or make a Pantacle which is right for you. contemplate and incorporate into your workings the Tarot cards corresponding with Elemental Earth which are identified in the attached Table to help gain insight. The Holy Names to be uttered when performing the Ritual of the Stars to work with Elemental Earth would be the corresponding Divine Hierarchy. if an Earth Pantacle is not prepared during your work as a Childe of Malkuth. Alternatively. In addition to working with Elemental Earth. You are encouraged to review. as you know how. Preparing and consecrating an Earth Pantacle is recommended as it assists in the purification and consecration of the aspirant’s true Pantacle. Specifically. This assists in making certain connections (as further explained below). and consecrate a fitting symbol of the Element (which may change over time). Further. This is designed to encourage you to focus your Eye first from the lower planetary perspective. also identified in the attached Table for “Earth”. Preparing an Earth Pantacle is not a requirement for advancement. when working with a Sephira.

if circumstances so permit. This is designed to consecrate the elements of the aspirant’s being (through the physical senses) to the True Will from the perspective of the Sephira.. The Oaths of Initiation for the Paths have been organized in their proper order below. The Eucharist may (but does not have to) be charged to further your work before it is consumed. During your initial work with the Paths. and then signing and sealing the Oath as described above in relation to the Oath of the Childe of Malkuth. This is natural. Additional Commentary: The paper entitled “The Return Journey” contains a description of each Path on the Tree of Life from the perspective of an Initiate who is “climbing” the Tree. performing some form of Path working). The Eucharist may be taken as follows: for Fire. aspirants are encouraged to take a Eucharist of the four elements. You are encouraged to review the description of a Path in this paper while working on the Path to assist your progress. feeling it touch your skin. signed and sealed. Work with the Paths. After working with Elemental Earth for a Lunar Cycle or so. and perhaps on or about the same time the aspirant begins working with Malkuth and the corresponding Hexagrams. which will effect deep and profound transformations of your being.e. smell some burning incense or a corresponding flower (a red rose is always appropriate). for Air. for Water. The Oath would then be read. and perhaps just prior to closing the working. 47 . The importance of this to the initiation process cannot be over-emphasized. taste a sip of water (or other corresponding liquid). and for Earth. it is recommended that the Childe begin working with the Oaths of Initiation for the Paths on the Qabalistic Tree of Life. The importance of this aspect of the work also cannot be over-emphasized. However. An Oath of Initiation for a Path may be taken simply by reading the Oath. it is recommended that the aspirant first perform the Ritual of the Stars to formulate the aspirant’s Sphere in a manner corresponding with the Path. eat a small piece of bread or consecrate your body with some Holy Oil. beginning with the Path of Tau (symbolized by Atu XXI) and continuing on following the Path of the Serpent (which proceeds in the order of the Hebrew alphabet based on their corresponding numerical values) up the Tree of Life. Initially. the Paths are taken in turn. and corresponds to and assists with the other work described above. many subtle changes will occur within your Sphere. The aspirant might then reaffirm the Oath of Initiation for the Path by scrying the Path or projecting the aspirant’s Sphere through a portal which looks like the Atu corresponding with the Path (i. It also contains as an appendix a description of how to perform Path working rituals. It is generally recommended that an Oath of Initiation for a Path be taken within several days after a New Moon.Adonai ha-Aretz (Atziluthic) Sandalphon (Briatic) Ashim (Yitziratic) Olam Yesodath (Assiatic) After the Sphere has been formulated according to the formula of the Ritual of the Stars. look into a candle flame.

Tiphareth (the 6) and Yesod (the 9) are all attributed to the Element of Air and form the Middle Pillar of the Tree of Life (with Malkuth (the 10) which is attributed to the Element of Earth). The Tree of Life. 48 . You are also encouraged to begin formulating the floor of your Sphere as described in the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars when you begin working with the Path of Tau. and opening the Eye. However. also known as the Bow of QShTh. The longer. After taking the Oath for the Path of Tau. Consider that the Sephiroth entitled Kether (the 1). you are encouraged to structure your work so you work with an Element or Sephira on one day. as early as possible. Hod (the 8). this is more so an acknowledgement of what already exists within your Sphere. Yesod (the 9) and Malkuth (the 10). This is formed by the letters of Qoph. the better. Also consider that the Sephiroth below Tiphareth (the 6) form the “human” aspects of your being. your Eye will naturally focus on the work assigned to the day even if there is no concentrated work or study that day. As a Childe of Yesod. The Oath of the Childe of Yesod After completing the work of the Childe of Malkuth. This will assist the aspirant in rising in the Sphere into the Heavens and working on the lower Astral Plane. you then work diligently towards your goal. By doing this. are the foundations of your being. you will now be able to begin formulating (on an initiated basis) the Bow of Promise within your Sphere. The reason for this is that. Shin and Resh. The inertia of this work and the work to come assists in lifting the Sphere. This will assist the Crowning of your work with the Path and the initiation process. With this in mind. As you climb the Tree of Life. and the Path on the next day. aspirants are encouraged to work with a Path under Oath in a sincere and dedicated manner for one or two Lunar Cycles (or longer as needed). and eventually bringing the Sphere through the Veil of Paroketh (also known as the Lesser Abyss) to Tiphareth. Shin and Tau and the corresponding Paths on the Tree of Life. maintaining this alternating rhythm even if you skip a day in the process. when you will be concluding your work with a Path and moving on to the next Path. It is generally recommended that you work with the Paths of Tau. This will prepare you to take the Oath of the Childe of Yesod as you move to the Path of Qoph. as a result of your prior work. and the corresponding Stars and Symbols given in the attached Table. which is the abode of the Holy Guardian Angel. yet a part of the Macrocosm or “Great World”. If you are proceeding as recommended above. with its Sephiroth and Paths. You embody the Tree of Life when working with the formula of the Ritual of the Stars. As part of this process. However. You decide how long you work with a Path. the next step on the Royal Path of Initiation is to take the Oath of the Childe of Yesod. which is unique. look around and consider your changing perspective. you would now formulate the floor of the Sphere in any given working according to the formulae given in the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars. it is important to formulate. thus forming your “Little World”. However. there is more to the Tree than just Netzach (the 7). Take as long as you need. you will now experience the Middle Pillar of the Tree of Life from a more exalted vantage point than you had in the past. Your being is symbolized by the entire Microcosmic Tree of Life.On the initial journey up the Tree. during your period as a Childe of Malkuth. to the lower Astral Plane. you would take this on or about the same time (during the same Lunar Cycle) you take the Oath of the Path of Qoph.

Also. even if you can’t sit down and study or perform a working. consider the recommendations of other magickal orders. Complex or expensive things are unnecessary. While working with the element of air as a Childe of Yesod. you begin to discover the Divinity which resides within your Sphere and your True Self. It is generally recommended that you spend three to six Lunar Cycles. Keep the Eye focused on the work. The Elements are blind forces through which Divinity moves. and working with the Divine Hierarchy for Air. Also. Use what has been given to you. which is the Air Dagger.The Sephiroth and Paths are Divine. Specifically. Yesod. perhaps. Hod and Netzach. Preparing and consecrating an Air Dagger assists with the purification and consecration of the aspirant’s true Dagger. to balance the energies within your Sphere. and give thanks. which is the aspirant’s intelligence or intellect. This Great Work of the Childe of Yesod is furthered by the other work recommended below. the same amount of time would be spent performing the work of the Childe of Malkuth. As with other Elemental tools. but don’t feel bound by the recommendations. This would be done according to your own ingenium. Adore and praise your God in all that you do! Work for your God. Elemental Air. have been with you for some time may work the best for you. However. which is designed to open the channels through which your Angel will communicate with you and through which the forces of the Universe will flow. work when you can (scheduled as described above is best) and take whatever time you have available to you. the Childe would begin projecting the Yellow Air Pentagram. By coming to realize and acknowledge these aspects or foundations of your own being. Simple things which. Constant dedication to the work furthers the initiation process. Consider again how the element of air corresponds with the Middle Pillar on the Tree of Life. in and out of the Temple! The work recommended for the Childe of Yesod is briefly described below. the 1) to the Holy Guardian Angel in Tiphareth (the 6) to the human aspect in Yesod (the 9) to the Childe in Malkuth (the 49 . primarily to work through the symbolism. Ideally. or more if needed. which is as follows: YHVH (Atziluthic) Raphael (Briatic) Chassan (Yitziratic) Ariel (Assiatic) This work would be balanced with the new Sephirotic and Path work described below. no matter how little time this may be some days. The Childe of Yesod would now begin working with the Stars and Symbols for “Elemental Air” described in the attached Table. take whatever time you need. aspirants are encouraged to make or acquire the magickal tool corresponding with Elemental Air. You may find that you have been equipped with things which will more than suffice. and that this shows through its symbolism a direct channel or line of communication from the Crown (Kether. Every step you take on the Royal Path brings you closer to your Angel (who is always with you). This is a common experience among many magicians. look around your living space. performing the work of the Childe of Yesod. Prepare your tools as your intuition guides you.

As a Childe of Yesod. Begin projecting the Lunar Hexagrams described in the attached Table according to the formula of the Ritual of the Stars. a Jupiter Talisman for Thursday. contemplate and incorporate into your workings during this period the Tarot cards corresponding with Elemental Air which are given in the attached Table. you may perform consecration ceremonies according to your own ingenium. However. we see that the Angel communicates with its client through the intellect and the other human aspects shown on the Tree of Life below Tiphareth (the 6). you are encouraged to continue to take a Eucharist of the four elements on a regular basis as described above to consecrate your physical senses and being to the True Will from the perspective of Yesod. and a Saturnian Talisman for Saturday. another appropriate time to do so would be during your work as a Dominis Liminis. Thus. and working with the Divine Hierarchy for Yesod. However. Focus the Eye up the Tree in this Sephira and down the embodied Tree to assist in connecting to the Sephira. which is as follows: Shaddai El Chai (Atziluthic) Gabriel (Briatic) Kerubim (Yitziratic) Levanah (Assiatic) During this period. as stirred in the Womb of the Goddess throughout the Zodiacal Year. This is not a requirement for advancement.10). it is recommended that you prepare an Air Dagger while a Childe of Yesod. if you will. using the formula given in the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars. it will assist you in tuning into the Planetary aspects of your work and the energies of each day. 50 . Also. now would be a good time to start making or acquiring a Planetary Talisman for each Magickal Day of the Week. as indicated above. more so as symbols of the Planets and less so for the stated purpose of the Pentacles as given in the second book of The Key of Solomon the King. No special consecration ceremonies are necessary. a Lunar Talisman (one of the Moon) for Monday. to assist with the initiation process. If you don’t prepare the elemental tools during your initial work with the elements. a Mars Talisman for Tuesday. a Mercury Talisman for Wednesday. Consecration will occur simply through use. a Venus Talisman for Friday. as described above. you are encouraged to balance the Elemental Air work described above with work directly focused on the Sephira Yesod and its corresponding Stars and Symbols given in the attached Table for “The Moon”. If you prepared an Earth Pantacle during your period as a Childe of Malkuth. The intellect is purified. This is not a requirement for advancement. and further lustrated by future work. From this. Work with the Sephira Yesod. A scroll will be issued in all due course further describing the process of making and consecrating magickal talismans. Appropriate Solomonic Pentacles (which are available for purchase through some occult shops and web stores) may be used for this purpose. You are encouraged to review. The appropriate Talisman (or Pentacle) may then be worn on the corresponding Magickal Day (which begins at Sunrise and ends the next Sunrise) when you study and/or work or otherwise as you will. consecrated to the Great Work and illuminated by the work of the Childe of Yesod. you would obtain: a Solar Talisman (one of the Sun) for Sunday.

Hod is directly connected to Tiphareth by way of the Path of Ayin. performing the work of the Childe of Hod. Tzaddi and Peh. Listen to what your Angel has to say to you! This may be easier said than done at first. Of course. You are likely getting more refined and guided in your magickal practices at this stage of evolution. however. You are getting closer to attaining the Knowledge and Conversation of your Holy Guardian Angel. Further.Work with the Paths. consider Hod’s place on the Tree of Life. and that Hod (the 8) and Netzach (the 7) are attributed to Water and Fire. both from a Sephirotic perspective and by way of the Paths on the Tree of Life. thus. If you hear the Word of your Angel. Elemental Water. controlled and placed in service of the Great Work. as you purify and consecrate these aspects of your being. The aspirant would now begin working with the Stars and Symbols for “Elemental Water” given in the attached Table. it would seem prudent to act on it. Note that you are now making substantial progress up the Tree of Life. your progress may quicken if you make a greater effort. Consider that you are now beginning to view life from an ever higher perspective. Further consider that your work as a Childe of Hod and as a Childe of Netzach will assist you in receiving the purifications and consecrations necessary to ultimately pierce the Veil of Paroketh (which is the Lesser Abyss between human being and the True Self) and rise into Tiphareth. do take care to formulate your will during your last Lunar Cycle as a Childe of Yesod to conclude and Crown your work in all respects. This assists in creating balance. In this regard. Before doing so. you are encouraged to take the Oath of the Childe of Hod shortly after the New Moon of the Lunar Cycle during which you will also take the Oath of the Path of Ayin. The work recommended for the Childe of Hod is briefly described below. during your period as a Childe of Yesod. your thoughts (the Mercurial aspect of Hod) and emotions (the Watery aspect of Hod). Therefore. performing the work of the Childe of Hod as you did with your lower work. these lines of communication will further open and become clearer to you. and working with the Divine Hierarchy for the Element of Water which is as follows: 51 . Hod is symbolic of yet another “human” aspect of being. This will prepare you to take the Oath of the Childe of Hod as you move to the Path of Ayin. is a manifestation of that which precedes it. that you are proceeding through the lower elemental formula as projected onto the Tree of Life. The Oath of the Childe of Hod When it is time to proceed. and spend more sincere and dedicated time performing your work than you did in the past. It is generally recommended that you work with the Paths of Qoph. Nevertheless. it is generally recommended that you spend approximately the same amount of time. or longer if needed. the aspirant would begin projecting the Blue Water Pentagram. through which your Holy Guardian Angel communicates. It is the 8. These must be purified and consecrated to the Great Work. would it not?! It is generally recommended that aspirants spend three to six Lunar Cycles. Specifically. It is below Tiphareth (the 6) and. respectively. if possible. and the corresponding Stars and Symbols given in the attached Table.

This structure is strongly recommended and repeated as it greatly assists the initiation process. Take control of your human self. Turn the Eye inwards towards your heart. Follow an “arrow” or “current” of thought. perhaps as part of your work as a Dominis Liminis. As part of the work of the Childe of Hod. Observe what is being projected on the screen of your Mind. which is your Soul. the Eye looks out. Therefore. Holy is Thy Cup! Take care as to what is allowed into it! As with the other magickal tools corresponding with the elements. In doing so. you would begin projecting the Mercury Hexagram described in the attached Table according to the formula of the Ritual of the Stars. your Eye now focuses directly on the Sephira Hod and the corresponding Stars and Symbols given in the attached Table for “Mercury”. allowing in those things which are consistent with the focus of the Eye and pushing out those which are inconsistent or might tend to distract. as well as your corresponding magickal. alternating days as previously recommended to focus the Eye. Holy. also known as the Nephesch. You are encouraged to review. As part of your work. which is as follows: Elohim Tzabaoth (Atziluthic) Michael (Briatic) Beni Elohim (Yitziratic) Kokab (Assiatic) 52 . you are encouraged to continue to balance your Elemental work with the corresponding Sephirotic work on one day. However. While you work with the element of water. Work with the Sephira Hod. you are encouraged to prepare your Magick Cup according to your own ingenium.AL (Atziluthic) Gabriel (Briatic) Taliahad (Yitziratic) Tharsis (Assiatic) You are encouraged to balance this work with Sephirotic and Path work. At this stage of evolution. your Magick Cup is a symbol of your true Magick Cup. Preparing a Cup is not a requirement for advancement and can be accomplished at a later date. and focus on Path work the next day. contemplate and incorporate into your workings the Tarot cards corresponding with Elemental Water given in the attached Table as a Childe of Hod. skills. As a Childe of Hod. As with the prior work. the preparation of your Magick Cup will assist with the purification and consecration of your Lower Soul to the Great Work. You are encouraged to move your Eye up the Tree in this Sephira and down the embodied Tree to make certain connections. try to develop your mystical. considering the recommendations of other magickal orders. which is the Magick Cup. aspirants are encouraged to make or acquire the magickal tool corresponding with Elemental Water. you are dealing specifically with your lower “human” soul. to creating an alternating rhythm. Remain focused. but doing as you will. and working with the Divine Hierarchy for Hod.

so critically important to this stage of the work. The importance of this should be clear to those aspiring to the Second Order. and fostering certain transformations. As a brief aside. made up of the Sephiroth of Binah (the 3). the physical senses must be transcended. as your Eye begins to focus more and more on attaining to Tiphareth and the Knowledge and Conversation of your Holy Guardian Angel. and the Great Curse of the physical senses. you have been purifying and consecrating your physical senses to assist you in accomplishing this aspect of the work. Chokmah (the 2) and Kether (the 1). You are encouraged to work with the Paths of Ayin and Samekh (and the corresponding Stars and Symbols given in the attached Table) as a Childe of Hod. This is a lesson and an aspect of the work on the Path of Ayin. involves initiation into the Sephiroth of Tiphareth (the 6). you are encouraged to complete your work as a Childe of Hod while on the Path of Samekh. the “Great Order of the Universe” can be thought of as comprised of three component parts or “Orders”. Keep in mind that the Sephiroth and Paths are Divine aspects of your own being. and the Qabalistic Zero (the 0). they will reveal their True Nature and your True Self. and an important lesson to learn as a Childe of Hod. You are preparing to rise in your Sphere through the Veil of Paroketh. In your prior work. In doing so. With the preceding paragraph in mind. This relates to the Mystery of the Fall of Man. Developing basic meditative 53 . The “Second Order”. This assists in creating the balance. so the aspirant can rise through the Veil of Paroketh aspiring to Tiphareth and the Knowledge and Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel. each of which are distinct yet part of the whole. when the initial formula of the Pentagram (and the spiritualization of the aspirant) is completed. Initiation into the Second Order involves the attainment of the Knowledge and Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel and the evolution and ultimate production of the Virgin Daughter. aspires to be redeemed according to the formula of the Tetragrammaton. Hod (the 8) and Netzach (the 7). Initiation in the “First Order” relates to initiation into the Sephiroth of Malkuth (the 10). Geburah (the 5) and Chesed (the 4). and cross the Abyss between the Second and Third Orders. The Atu of Thoth corresponding to the Path of Ayin is Atu XV entitled the “Devil”. Yesod (the 9). No God will deny you the experience of rightly enjoying the physical senses. to attain higher initiation. and placed in service of Spirit. take note that the Childe of Hod is now undertaking work on Paths which traverse the Veil of Paroketh and connect to Tiphareth (the 6). pure and chaste. The focus of your Eye is a key to your initiation. Then there is another “Portal Grade” of the “Babe of the Abyss”. and to spend a minimum of two Lunar Cycles on each Path (or longer as needed based on how you are otherwise structuring your work). The “Third Order” involves initiation into the Supernal Triad. Work with the Paths. A few comments regarding these Paths. where the Virgin Daughter. sometimes called the Rose of Ruby and Cross of Gold (or Rosy Cross). The work with the Paths takes on an even greater importance at this stage of evolution. and stay on the Path of Samekh as a Childe of Netzach for the same amount of time (number of Lunar Cycles) you worked with the Path as a Childe of Hod. However. The “Portal Grade” of the Dominis Liminis is descriptive of a period of work between the First and Second Orders.You are encouraged to continue to regularly take a Eucharist to consecrate your physical senses and being to the True Will from the perspective of Hod. By turning your Eye to them in a sincere and reverent way.

you are encouraged to take the Oath of the Childe of Netzach on an Elemental/Sephirotic work day shortly following the New Moon while you are on the Path of Samekh under Oath. it is recommended that you spend approximately half your time on the Path of Samekh as a Childe of Hod and the other half as a Childe of Netzach. will assist the Childe in ultimately piercing the Veil of Paroketh. However. will also help. the Childe learns that the Angel moves the Childe through the human aspects of the Tree of Life below Tiphareth (the 6). there will be a darkening of the Light and you will be lead by your senses. equilibrating and informing the elements. Similar to the concept of the Sphinx being a combination of the Elements. May your Eye turn to your Angel and keep the Pentagram aright! The Atu of Thoth corresponding with the Path of Samekh is Atu XIV entitled the “Art”.skills. It is positioned on the Pillar of Mercy (a new perspective compared to prior work). which necessitates the production of a Son and a Daughter in the creation of a Childe of Earth. The symbolism of the Pentagram is also instructive here. which are the focus of the work of the First Order. to prepare your Sphere for the next great step of working with Spirit as a Dominis Liminis. However. It is then recommended that you spend three to six Lunar Cycles performing the work of the Childe of Netzach (or approximately the same amount of time you spent performing the work of the Childe of Hod. The Oath of the Childe of Netzach When you have concluded your work as a Childe of Hod. The Son is the Angel and the Daughter is the physical Childe of Earth. if the focus of your Eye is otherwise. your work is to complete the initial formula of the four elements. This lesson. adjusted based on effort expended). You are reminded that the elements correspond with the senses. Consider as part of your work the position of Netzach on the Tree of Life. the senses dominate and darken the Light. learned in the course of practicing the hermetic sciences. As the Eye turns to the Angel and the Childe climbs the Tree of Life in the initiation process. They are distinct parts of the Microcosmic Tree embodied by the Childe. and the Sephira which precedes Tiphareth (the 6) on the Way of Return. and tantrik yoga practices. The Son and Daughter may be thought of as aspects of the Pillar of Mercy and the Pillar of Severity. This is also a reminder to take care to formulate your will during your last Lunar Cycle as a Childe of Hod to conclude your work as a Childe of Hod. and your changing perspective at this stage of evolution. redeeming. When the Spirit Point of the Pentagram is upright. Whether the Spirit Point of the Pentagram is up or down is a matter of focus of the Eye. As a Childe of Netzach. the Pentagram will be set aright and you will be guided by the Light. this Atu teaches about the process of creation. Netzach (the 7) shows an 54 . and that the upper most point of the Pentagram corresponds with Spirit. They distract but serve and teach. and Crown it in all respects. Netzach (the 7) is the fourth Sphere on the “Way of Return” (up the Tree) and the seventh Sphere on Spirit’s “Journey into Manifestation” (down the Tree). of the Microcosmic Tree of Life. the Childe’s current of thought can be identified with the Angel when the Eye is rightly focused. May the Eye rightly focus and fire an Apollonian dart through Thy Holy Angel’s heart! As indicated above. If you turn your Eye to the Light of your Angel. this shows Spirit presiding over. Conversely. when the Spirit Point is down. This is an aspect of the Mystery of the “Devil” and the demons. Thus. respectively. being below Tiphareth (the 6).

During this period. In this regard. (Ritual assists in doing this. Move your Eye up the Tree in this Sephira and down the embodied Microcosmic Tree. which follows: Elohim (Atziluthic) Mikhael (Briatic) Aral (Yitziratic) Seraph (Assiatic) You are encouraged to continue to work with an Element or Sephira on one day. Other work recommended for the Childe of Netzach is briefly described below. Your Lower Will initially focuses the Eye. Elemental Fire. consider that Netzach corresponds to Elemental Fire and the Lower Will. the Light of your Higher Will (or Genius) will become known to you and be your guide. to gain insight into your work as a Childe of Netzach.aspect of human being through which the Holy Guardian Angel in Tiphareth (the 6) communicates with its client and moves. As a Childe of Netzach. which at this stage of evolution is your Lower Will (as hinted at above). and a Path on the next day. you are encouraged to prepare your Magick Wand according to your own ingenium. the human aspects of your being so they may be placed in service of Spirit. If you do not prepare a Magick Wand during this period. as well as the corresponding Divine Hierarchy. You are working to take control of. The aspirant would now begin working with the Stars and Symbols given in the attached Table for “Elemental Fire”. 55 . Work with the Sephira Netzach. especially if you prepared and consecrated the other magickal tools corresponding with the elements as part of your prior work. and the Mystery of your Angel may be revealed to you. You are also encouraged to review. considering the recommendations of other magickal orders. You are also encouraged to prepare and consecrate a Magick Wand as a symbol of the Element of Fire as part of your work as a Childe of Netzach. If you do so. and purify and consecrate. but doing as you will. your work would also focus directly on the Sephira Netzach (the 7) and the corresponding Stars and Symbols given in the attached Table for “Venus”. Once you assert your Lower Will to turn your Eye to your God. However. as well as to Venus which relates to love and your desires (attractions and repulsions). Choose well. examine your Lower Will as the ruler of your Physical Body. This will assist in attaining the perspective of this Sephira. it is recommended that you consider doing so as a Dominis Liminis to further assist with the spiritualization of your being. the process will assist with the purification and consecration of your true Magick Wand. maintaining this alternating rhythm even if days are missed.) The Eye may be focused up or down (as described above). contemplate and incorporate into your workings the Tarot cards corresponding with Elemental Fire given in the attached Table. Purifying and consecrating a Magick Wand is not a requirement for advancement.

In the process. As such. Either the Angel or the demons teacheth! You decide. If you are working on the basis recommended above. After completing your work on the Path of Samekh. As noted above. may you learn the great power of the Lower Will. 56 . it shows a direct line of communication between the Holy Guardian Angel and its client.As part of your work with Netzach. Netzach is attributed to the Lower Will. Set up altars or other reminders to you of the Great Work. and behold the Glory of your Angel! The Atu of Thoth corresponding to the Path of Nun is Atu XIII entitled “Death”. While on this Path. and human love and desire. and working with the Divine Hierarchy for Netzach. However. Now. when you commence your work as a Childe of Netzach. and assert your Lower Will to perform and accomplish the necessary work. It focuses the Eye and sets the Pentagram aright (or turns the Spirit Point down and darkens the Light). and its importance. This corresponds to the Zodiacal Sign of Scorpio. The Path of Nun directly connects Tiphareth (the 6) to Netzach (the 7). The balance created by this work. while the work of the Childe of Hod may be described as mystickal in nature. Therefore. Work with the Paths. It is recommended that you spend the balance of your time as a Childe of Netzach on the Path of Nun. be active in performing the Ritual of the Stars (mentally or physically). you would be on the Path of Samekh. the nature of your work on this Path will change as a Childe of Netzach as your work becomes more magickal in nature. if needed) as a Childe of Netzach. under Oath. You have the power through the Lower Will to affirm or deny your God. which should be a minimum of two Lunar Cycles (or more. you would now begin projecting the Venus Hexagram described in the attached Table according to the formula of the Ritual of the Stars. by uttering the following Holy Names in the Ritual: YHVH Tzabaoth (Atziluthic) Haniel (Briatic) Elohim (Yitziratic) Nogah (Assiatic) You are encouraged to continue to regularly take a Eucharist (not every day but now and then) to consecrate your senses and being to the True Will from the perspective of Netzach. which is ruled by the Planet Mars (some say Pluto). the issue is learning how to use it. Accordingly. Wear talismans. which is a true key to higher initiation. these are the channels of Divine expression at issue. was briefly described above in the context of the work of the Childe of Hod. The Lower Will is a gate-keeper of the Light. You hold this very important spiritual key. Do what must be done to focus the Eye. which has always been yours. Use the Lower Will to rightly focus the Eye. you are encouraged to take the Oath for the Path of Nun. if needed). the work of the Childe of Netzach may be described as magickal in nature. the Serpent-Power and Mars force (which have innate qualities to promote Justice. Note that. and dedicate your work to your Angel in all that you do (in and out of the Temple). and a direct channel through which the forces of the Universe may flow. It is recommended that you spend approximately half your time on the Path of Samekh (and maybe more time.

Before addressing the work of the Dominis Liminis. As a Dominis Liminis. more appropriately said. Spirit perpetuates the illusion of personal separateness through human desires. which corresponds to Fire as well as to Spirit. you learned of the nature of the “Little Tree” which is the Microcosmic Tree of Life you embody. Spirit corresponds to your aspirations. It is recommended that you spend a minimum of three additional Lunar Cycles on the Path of Nun as a Dominis Liminis (for a minimum of five Lunar Cycles on the Path of Nun. air. in accord with your Oath. We are all vehicles of Divine Expression. your Eye will open to these Mysteries. let’s review the prior work. which will permit you to formulate the floor of your Sphere on an initiated basis. As your initiation progresses. two as a Childe of Netzach and three as a Dominis Liminis). However. This requires the Eye to focus on your aspirations. Your Path work has further prepared you for the work to come. Humans are Spirit’s physical hands here on Earth. Now consider all that you have learned. “Spirit”. physical dissolution and death. and especially something you learned in connection with the Path of Shin. water and fire. You also learned that the process of creation of a Childe of Earth necessitates the creation of the Angel. and that you spend a minimum of three Lunar Cycles performing the work of the Dominis Liminis (or approximately the same amount of time you spent performing the work of the Childe of Netzach. We move from our perspective. In your prior work. As a Dominis Liminis. You will have completed the preliminary initiation process into the four elements of earth. and their source. you will now be working with what is commonly called the “Element of Spirit” or. Hence. you seek to discover your True Self through the aspirations of your own being. It communicates 57 . Oath of the Dominis Liminis It is recommended that you take the Oath of the Dominis Liminis while you are on the Path of Nun (as indicated above). consider that Spirit produces human vessels to assist with the administration of terrestrial matters. and rise into the Lower Astral so you may be presented to the Holy Ones before the Veil of Paroketh. Spirit moves and works through us. which inspire your Lower Will. and you will move closer to the discovery of your True Self.Balance. change. Harmony and Liberation) will effect certain transformations within your Sphere that will ultimately open your Eye to permit you to pierce the Veil of Paroketh as a Dominis Liminis. but it is the Angel who moves us and it is the Crown who moves the Angel. all the Sephiroth under Tiphareth (the 6). Your Angel is a part of you. and regenerates the human vessels to continue Its work. Fire corresponds to the Will. You will have worked with. consider this in structuring your work on the Path of Nun and the timing of when you decide to take the Oath of the Dominis Liminis. you attain to a Universal viewpoint. or longer if needed). To assist you with your Great Work on the Path of Nun. and are liberated from “personal” existence. and been initiated into. This may be gleaned from your prior work and what is said above regarding the human aspects of being below Tiphareth (the 6). Therefore. As you attain right knowledge of the workings of Spirit and the Universal Laws. and will be able to organize the elements within you Sphere on an initiated basis as described in the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars. It has component parts. it is said that the “mask of life” is seen as an illusion and the “false” self dies.

all the time. and equilibrate the Energies. when organizing the quadrants of your Sphere assigned to Fire and Air. When organizing the quadrants of your Sphere assigned to Water and Earth. the corresponding Holy Name would be uttered. an Active or Passive Spirit Pentagram would be projected depending on the nature of the Element. but generally a Spirit Pentagram would precede an Elemental Pentagram (if an Elemental Pentagram is projected). Symbolically. Additional Commentary: See the “Scroll of the Pentagram Formulae for the First Order” which offers a new and evolved Pentagram Ritual for the Dominis Liminis. When organizing the Elements within your Sphere. and then on the Holy Guardian Angel. After you initially take the Oath of the Dominis Liminis. you would project a Passive Spirit Pentagram followed by the appropriate Elemental Pentagram. it is important to proceed through these steps. unique yet a part of the whole. The Dominis Liminis focuses the Eye first on Spirit. is intelligent and will respond to you. These are lessons you will learn as a Dominis Liminis and in future Path work through actual experience. In addition. spend a Lunar Cycle (or perhaps longer) working with the Spirit Pentagrams and Elemental Pentagrams as described in the preceding paragraph. you would begin projecting the Spirit Pentagrams. the word “Eheieh” would be uttered. face east in the center of your Sphere and project first the Active Spirit Pentagram and formulate the Macrocosmic Pillar of Mercy (before you on your right). The Spirit Pentagrams may be projected with the Sigil (or Wheel) of Spirit in the center thereof. When projecting a Passive Spirit Pentagram. In the following Lunar Cycle (or when you are ready). By performing the Ritual as described above. and close the Veil behind you by making the appropriate Magickal Sign (Closing the Veil). you would project an Active Spirit Pentagram followed by the appropriate Elemental Pentagram. Step through the Macrocosmic Pillars and the Veil. do what you will. It fills your Sphere and the Sphere of the Universe. corresponding with your Oath. equilibrate and inform the elements. The existence of this relationship is explored as a Dominis Liminis as you continue your quest to discover your True Self. Therefore. you invoke Spirit to descend in the midst of your Sphere to redeem. the notaricon “AGLA” would be uttered. 58 . Then. Open the Veil between the Macrocosmic Pillars. You would now begin working with the Stars and Symbols given in the attached Table for “Spirit”. After making the projections toward the four quadrants of your Sphere.and moves through the human and other aspects of your being. or may be traced as appropriate if you are physically performing the Ritual of the Stars. Call to Spirit to be initiated into the Mysteries. A brief description of the work recommended for the Dominis Liminis follows. When projecting an Active Spirit Pentagram. Recognizing this. after projecting the appropriate Spirit Pentagram. Spirit is all around you. especially when your Eye is rightly focused on the Great Work. and then the Passive Spirit Pentagram and formulate the Macrocosmic Pillar of Severity (before you on your left). expand the Ritual as follows. by making the appropriate Magickal Sign (Rendering asunder the Veil). Your Microcosm or Little World is a Sphere within the Sphere of the Macrocosm or Great World. Spirit. before the appropriate Elemental Pentagram is projected. This could be done any number of ways. This will assist with the spiritualization of the elements of your being as you know them. In doing so. you will now begin focusing more on the Macrocosmic aspects of your own being and formulating the “Great Tree”.

9 and 10 are being spiritualized). 8. Once you feel you have completed the work of the Dominis Liminis. and may you realize your Starry heritage. During this period of preparation. However. which is part of the work during this period. The culmination of your Invocation would involve you moving through the Macrocosmic Pillars. It is recommended that you stay on the Path of Nun during your entire period as a Dominus Liminis (no matter how long it is). Other Work. There is no work with any particular Sephira during this period (the 7. however. It is a time to refocus the Eye from Spirit to your Angel. it naturally formulates while on the Paths of Samekh and Nun. you might also reconsecrate them during this period. You are encouraged to focus your Eye and aspiration on rising through the Veil of Paroketh and being admitted to the Second Order of the Rosy Cross. and light the Lamp with the focus of your Eye at the inception of your studies or workings. and worship your Angel with all the love and devotion you can muster. if you are proceeding as recommended above. prepare (but not necessarily perform) an Invocation of your Holy Guardian Angel. First. It is the Lamp which shines in Thy Holy Temple to assist Thee. This alone will assist in properly focusing your Eye and aspiration. it is recommended that you enter a period of preparation before taking the Oath of the Childe of Tiphareth. It will assist with the spiritualization of your being. In addition. The Lamp will naturally formulate over time. It is. You are about to take a great and important step on the Royal Path of Initiation. You continue to work from the Lower Astral Plane in performing this rite. which will have evolved on an initiated basis to the point described above where the Spirit Pentagrams are being used in the quarters (with the appropriate Elemental Pentagrams) and in the Center of your Sphere to assist in formulating the Pillars of the Macrocosmic Tree. Second. Childe. This Lamp is not made with physical hands or out of physical materials. several things are recommended. it is recommended that you prepare and consecrate them according to your own ingenium as a Dominis Liminis. contemplate and incorporate into your workings during this period the Tarot card and other symbols given in the attached Table for “Spirit”. in Thy Holy Work! Invoke. pay particular attention to the formula of the Ritual. equilibrate and evolve. Your Invocation would be set in the context of the Ritual of the Stars. Your Invocation may be performed mentally or physically with equal success. and let the Light of Thy Magick Lamp shine! Focus your Eye on the production of the Lamp. and rising in your Sphere straight up as you wholly offer your spiritualized being to your Angel. Formulate it as best you can. May It shine brightly in the Womb of the Goddess. you would enter the period of preparation as of the New Moon following the Crowing of your work as a Dominis Liminis. It is during this Lunar Cycle (or as soon as practicable thereafter) that you would transition working on 59 . It is also recommended that you prepare during this period the magickal tool corresponding with Spirit which is the Magick Lamp.If you did not prepare the magickal tools corresponding with the four elements in your prior work. If you did prepare them. As such. appropriate to assert your Will to initiate its creation as a Dominis Liminis. you are encouraged to enter this period of preparation with an attitude of deep and profound holiness. The Magick Lamp corresponds with your Spirit or the Spirit residing within your Sphere. You are also encouraged to review.

powerful and correct energies to assist you in being admitted as a member of the Second Order (of the Rosy Cross) and as an Initiate of Tiphareth. which is as follows: YHVH Eloah ve-Daath (Atziluthic) Raphael (Briatic) Melekim (Yitziratic) Shemesh (Assiatic) It is recommended that you utter the Divine Hierarchy six times in total.) Your period of preparation will be as long as you want it to be. except that the Talisman being charged and consecrated to this stage of the Great Work is your spiritualized being. it is best that the Talisman be on a small piece of thin paper (so as not to choke). making it a beautiful symbol of Tiphareth and the Sun. Lunar Cycles last approximately 28¼ days. Proceed slowly. The front and back of the Solar Talisman should be inscribed with Solar symbols according to your own ingenium. This rite would be similar to the Ritual of the Stars you performed to consecrate your Solar Talisman. As you do so. hold it in the center of the fifth Unicursal Hexagram to charge it.Lunar Cycles to periods when Sol is in a Zodiacal Sign (referred to from this point as a “ Solar Cycle”). Solar Cycles are approximately 30 days in length. It should also be purified and consecrated in a separate rite prior to use. Then. (Refer to an ephemeris (star chart) for times of Solar Cycles in your geographic area. which will trigger a Macrocosmic response. with Love in your Heart and the Light in your Eye! The Oath of the Childe of Tiphareth When you have completed your preparation period and transitioned your work to Solar Cycles. While you do so. after you transition your work to Solar Cycles and while you are in your period of preparation. May your Talisman be charged with the most beneficial. Purify and consecrate your Talisman with Water and Fire. This rite would be an evolution of the Ritual of the Stars. after you formulate the fifth Unicursal Hexagram of the Sun and utter the Divine 60 . performed by projecting the Unicursal Hexagram of the Sun towards the four quarters and formulating a fifth Unicursal Hexagram of the Sun in the Center of your Sphere facing east (thus connecting the 5 and the 6). and may it beam with the Holy Light of the Sun! Amen!!! There is a lot to do during this preparation period. while you hold your Talisman in the center of the fifth Unicursal Hexagram. The recommended work will assist you in transitioning as a member of the First Order to a member of the Second Order. utter the Divine Hierarchy for Tiphareth. you are encouraged to perform a rite to take the Oath of the Childe of Tiphareth. feel and then see a Ray of Golden Light stream from the Tiphareth of the Microcosmic Tree of Life you embody to your Talisman. Third. To adapt the Ritual. May you do so. Given this. However. and prepared with yellow and purple inks which are not poisonous. you are encouraged to prepare a Solar Talisman which will be eaten by you (yes – physically consumed through the mouth) when you take the Oath of the Childe of Tiphareth. It is also recommended that your period of preparation continue through at least the end of the first Solar Cycle after you make this transition. and do not coincide with Lunar Cycles. it is recommended that you transition your work from Lunar Cycles to Solar Cycles beginning with the first Solar Cycle commencing in your period of preparation.

if you work in a sincere and dedicated fashion. and giving thanks. and that you stay on this Path for at least six Solar Cycles while you work to attain the Knowledge and Conversation of your Angel. To assist you in accomplishing this Holy Work. You embody the Tree of Life. After you take the Oath of the Path of Maim. You have learned of its component parts and that the process of creation of a Childe of Earth necessitates the creation of a Holy Guardian Angel which acts through the lower aspects of the Childe. take a Eucharist of the Solar Energy by consuming your Solar Talisman (thereby consecrating your being to the True Will from the perspective of Tiphareth). Accordingly. the Childe. It is recommended that you work through the Ritual before actually performing it. The image is of the Childe embodying the Hexagram. The Eye is now focused on the Divinity residing within Tiphareth (the 6). the better. You have also learned to focus the Eye to set the Pentagram aright. Your work on the Path of Maim will naturally assist you in attaining the Knowledge and Conversation of your Angel. Properly formulating your Sphere according to the formula of the Ritual of the Stars will assist the process. and evolve as a Man or Woman of the Sun! The work recommended for the Childe of Tiphareth is briefly described below. It is a part of your being. you took control of and spiritualized the “human” aspects of your being below Tiphareth (the 6). which here is symbolized by the Yitziratic Hexagram. Finally. On a day assigned to Path work. but care must be taken to rightly formulate your Sphere before taking the Oath and the Eucharist. with reverence and devotion. You already embody the Hexagram. The rite may be performed mentally or physically with equal success. As the 61 . May you acquire the perspective of an initiated Childe of Tiphareth. allowing the Glory of the Angel to be revealed to you. and sign and seal your Oath as a Childe of Tiphareth. in the place of the Sun. As you do so. By regularly invoking the Angel using the Pentagram formula on an initiated basis. You have learned a great deal in your prior work to assist you in doing this. you might further focus on the Path work after performing the Invocation of your Angel. it is recommended that you take the Oath of the Path of Maim on a day assigned to Path work as soon as practicable after you take the Oath of the Childe of Tiphareth. you will make the necessary connections. The formula for attaining the Knowledge and Conversation of your Holy Guardian Angel is truly to invoke often. to affirm your new Oath and further consecrate yourself as a Childe of Tiphareth. and can be performed in the context of the Invocation of your Angel. Close as appropriate. Attaining the Knowledge and Conversation of your Holy Guardian Angel is the first task of the Childe of Tiphareth. formulate the entire Yitziratic Hexagram on the floor of your Temple and step into the center of it. You would then read aloud. regardless of whether it is a day assigned to Elemental/Sephirotic work or Path work. This will likely occur during this period. and move. you would step into the fifth Hexagram and absorb it in the center of your chest. You now work from this position. shining like the Sun. which you have learned are symbolized by the Pentagram (here to be referred to as the 5 – a Childe). Your work is to connect the 5 to the 6. it is recommended that you begin performing the Invocation of your Angel on a regular and consistent basis. Note that. in your prior work. so you move with grace in your rite.Hierarchy for Tiphareth six times. The Knowledge and Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel. which opens the channels through which the Angel may consciously communicate with. it would be appropriate to perform the Invocation of your Angel every day. The more often you perform the Invocation.

However. then there really is nothing to surrender. Go forth in the Knowledge and Conversation of your Holy Guardian Angel! Let the Light and Love of your Angel shine through you! Become a transparent vessel and fountain for the Supernal Influx! Any may you perform the work of the Most High as a source of Light and Love to All! The other work generally recommended for the Childe of Tiphareth who has reached this point of evolution is briefly described below. Be prepared! Your Angel will likely guide you to “cleanup” your act in many ways. The image here is of the Angel wrestling with the Childe. while others take more time. you will proceed as directed by your Angel. it is good form to start from the beginning. As you attain the Knowledge and Conversation of your Holy Guardian Angel. meditation on the existence. To assist you during this critical phase. the Childe (the 5) must be completely receptive (the Watery aspect of the Path) to the influence of the Angel (the 6). These are difficult concepts to initially work with. To do this. and will put you through many ordeals to make Its ever present Glory and dominion known to you. You may not always hear what you want to hear. this is the surrender of the “human” self (which is illusory based on what you already know of your Angel) to the Divinity residing within. there is something to be gained. which will be the discovery of your True Self – the focus of your Holy Quest since you began the initiation process by taking the Oath of the Childe of Earth. your direction will be determined for you. and in some ways may represent a complete reversal of life as you knew it. the nature of the work on this Path would be more mystical in nature. the spelling of your Angel’s name and the correspondences of the letters. Your Angel’s Name. Over time. your Angel will “re-teach” you Magick. It is not enough to hear your Angel’s Word. so the Angel’s presence may be revealed and affixed in the consciousness of the Childe. may take years to assimilate. Consider. It is also important in 62 . Accordingly. Once revealed. will teach you to speak only truth. Therefore. the “up-side down” position of the Hanged Man shown on Atu XII. There is nothing “lost” or “sacrificed” in the process. For this reason. The Word of your Angel. you must act on it.Path of Maim corresponds with the Element of Water. Hence. and something created by the Divine as described above. If the “human” self is illusory. in this regard. The work is to dissolve the false self (the 5) in the Beloved (the 6). Sincere dedication and effort is the key! When are you guided to move on. You will be guided by your Angel when it is time to move on and continue your work on the Royal Path of Initiation. it is appropriate to ask about your Angel’s name. Your Angel is your Holy Guide and Protector. However. Some aspirants attain the Knowledge and Conversation of their Angel relatively quickly. presence and nature of your Angel following the Invocation would be appropriate. the Childe will realize the equation of 5 = 6. During this period. the name will provide insight as to the nature of your Angel. Elemental Work. Moving On. consider that the Path of Maim is about self-surrender. if you have not already learned it. words and deeds. and relearn under the guidance of your Angel. to learn more of your Angel’s attributes. and the source of your thoughts. to review matters. The issue will be keeping the Eye properly focused and the Pentagram aright.

transforming the Name into YHShVH. From this. and the Son and Daughter issueth forth from the Love of the Supernal Parents. If we draw a line from the Pillars representing the Father and the Son. which is another form of the Cross. This will be assisted by working with the Stars and Symbols given in the attached Table for “The Sun”. the Rose to the Cross). and the Son and the Daughter as used in the Name (the last two were hinted at above in connection with a discussion of the Pillars of the Microcosmic Tree). The Daughter is of the Mother. Air. The Stone is the result. you will now formulate the entire Yitziratic Hexagram on the floor of your Sphere and rise to work from the position of the Sun. and the Mother and the Daughter. May Spirit descend in the midst. which is a combination of the words “AB” meaning Father and “BN” meaning Son). consider that the Son weds the Daughter in Tiphareth and they evolve as one until the Virgin Daughter is produced and set upon the Throne of the Mother. consider that your Sphere is the Circle. and the Son the Angel. and represent the Father and the Mother. The Daughter is a Childe. will transform into the Cross of Gold. regularly projecting the Solar Hexagrams (Traditional and Unicursal) and working with the Divine Hierarchy for Tiphareth (given above). This is a time when the Cross of the Elements. Sulphur and Salt) as further described in the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars. Formulating and connecting these aspects within your Sphere involves initiation into the “Mark of the Beast”. Each “slash” of the “X” is taken in turn and will be addressed during the Path work recommended below for the Childe of Tiphareth. we see that the Mark of the Beast shows the Unity which exists within our Spheres. She then becomes the Mother and enters into union with the Father. To assist you in accomplishing this Holy Work. May you connect the Circle to the Cross (or. and then working with Spirit. 63 . The Mother is the Supernal Mother and the Father is the Supernal Father. they create an “X”. As part of this. Your work as a Childe of Tiphareth is to reformulate the Pentagram under the Presidency of the Holy Name YHVH. which is repeated here: YHVH Eloah ve-Daath (Atziluthic) Raphael (Briatic) Melekim (Yitziratic) Shemesh (Assiatic) It is also time to formulate the Zodiacal belt about your Sphere. In this regard. Consider further that the Pillars of the Macrocosmic and Microcosmic Trees (which you have worked with) square your Circle. Work with the Sephira Tiphareth. At this stage of evolution. it is generally recommended that you spend at least two Solar Cycles working with each element from the perspective of Tiphareth. your Sphere will be changing as described above and in the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars. may you discover the “Stone” (ABN. in the center of the Hexagram. consider the formula of Elohim (ALHIM) as another formula of the Pentagram.connection with every Oath of Initiation for a Sephira to consecrate the elements of your being to the True Will from the perspective of the Sephira. taking the elements in turn following the order of Earth. Water and Fire. shining with the Light of the Sun. This being the case. In the process. said another way. also known as the Cross of Suffering. in order to complete the formula of the Pentagram from the perspective of the Sephira. with the Zodiacal Sign of Aries in the east. and work with the Alchemical Principles (of Mercury. and the Cross of Suffering is formed by the elemental organization of your Sphere. Specifically.

These correspond with the Elemental Emanations of the Crown and the “Aces” of the Tarot. the First and Second Keys) and the Elements (the Fourth through Eighteenth Calls.your True Self. and Earth of Earth). you will discover your True Will in accord with your Oath as a Childe of Tiphareth. it is generally recommended that you work with the Enochian Angelic Keys or “Calls” corresponding with Spirit (the Second and Third Calls or. Generally. Cheth. Studying the symbolism and formulating the Zodiacal belt are the more important matters. the Fourth Call (corresponding to Air. Gimel. As you come to know your True Self at this stage of evolution. Liberty. and Path work on the next. and Water of Water). Accordingly. (It is recommended that you not work with the Third and Nineteenth Calls until later in your initiation process. and your Crowing as a “Majestic King or Queen” in Tiphareth.) This follows the Path of the Serpent.) Additional Commentary: Other papers issued by the Sanctuary included in this book address working with the Calls as part of the Work of the Childe of Geburah. spending at least one Solar Cycle (if not two or more) on each. the Fifth Call (corresponding to Water. Heh. This is an important step in your Ruach being transformed into the Ruach Elohim. as you have learned how using the Stars and Symbols given in the attached Table. To assist in doing this. and Air of Air). (Additional Commentary: The Paths of Beth and Aleph are included in this Return Journey. However. It is still recommended that you structure your work so you alternate Elemental or Sephirotic work on one day. and the Seventh Call (corresponding with Fire and Fire of Fire). At the beginning of the next Solar Cycle after you are guided to move on. which are the Third through Seventeenth Keys). the Sixth Call (corresponding with Earth. it would generally take a minimum of 12 Solar Cycles (or about one year) to complete this remaining Path work. Zayin. Yod.It is recommended that the Mysteries traditionally associated with the Lotus Wand be studied in connection with formulating the Zodiacal belt. words and deeds. To work with these Energies. Daleth. said another way. you are encouraged to continue your journey up the Yitziratic Tree of Life by way of the Paths in the following order: Lamed. continuing this rhythm as in the past. Completing the Initial Path Work. The Calls are also rightly used by a Member of the Third Order to open the 48 Gates of Understanding to the Cities of Wisdom. Love and Light (in this order). Kaph. but this is not a requirement for advancement. you may find that you have discovered something which you have been seeking ever since your initiation began – the source of your thoughts. Teth. consider invoking each Zodiacal Sign in its place in the Heavens about your Sphere. After you complete your work in connection with the Oath of the Path of Aleph. working with the other Calls corresponding to the Elements would also be appropriate during this phase. what moves your Angel and the source of All . only the following Calls are recommended: the Second Call (which corresponds to Spirit and is used in connection with the other Calls corresponding to the Elements). you are then encouraged to work with the Secret Paths of Life. Beth and Aleph. It is unnecessary to work with all of these Calls during this period of work. You might also prepare and consecrate a Lotus Wand according to your own ingenium. Vau. 64 . As you work with the Crown and complete your initial work with the Secret Paths. It is generally recommended that you spend at least one Solar Cycle on each Oath for a Path (or longer if needed).

and relativity below the Abyss. following Spirit’s Journey into Manifestation. Your Path work has shown there is Unity above the Abyss. however. Initiation in the “Inner”. It has been suggested in connection with prior work that the aspirant move the Eye up the Macrocosmic Tree in a Sephira and down the embodied Microcosmic Tree. (This Crowning is by no other than the Hand of God. you are encouraged to select a Path to “reside” on for the remainder of your work as a Childe of Tiphareth. doing only this work (and no other Elemental or Sephirotic work) until the Journey is complete. As the aspirant truly completes (and realizes) the equation so the 5 = the 6 (described above). There is. The second involves the subsequent Crowning of the Childe as a Majestic King or Queen of Tiphareth. This may now be explained. it is appropriate (and necessary) to investigate the nature of the Plane. You are encouraged. Also. which you will now be able to perceive from your newly initiated perspective. The Childe will then. In this regard. to further the initiation process into the Sephira. Once this happens. performing the work of the Most High here on Earth! So mote it be!!! Additional Commentary: Separate papers are included in this book addressing the Return Journey up the Paths and Spirit’s Journey into Manifestation down the Paths to aid this so important phase of the Work. This assists the Childe in attaining the perspective of the Sephira. By moving the Eye as suggested. Accordingly. to remain subject to an Oath for a Path at all times from this point forward in your magickal career. and only then. Crowned and Conquering.) Spirit’s Journey into Manifestation is an entirely different perspective of the Paths than the Way of Return (up the Tree). it helps move the Childe’s Sphere to the Sphere of the Sephira and connect the Trees at the point of Kether.) After these two. however. no longer be subject to an Oath for a Path. Additional Commentary: Once the Childe commences the Work of the Childe of Kether. working with one Path each day. (No oaths need to be taken in connection with this. Moving the Eye up the Great Tree and down the Little Tree. You may simply proceed down the Tree following the Path of the Serpent. know that initiation “in the inner” with respect to one Sephira inherently involves the beginnings of initiation “in the outer” with respect to the next Sephira on the Way of Return. Once you come to know your True Self through this work. After you complete your journey down the Tree following Spirit’s Journey into Manifestation. it is recommended that you set aside one Solar Cycle (or more if needed) to travel down the Tree of Life. when you have 65 . Your “resident” Path may change from time to time. by way of the Paths. the Childe’s perspective will no longer be from a Path a Tree of Life but will be as the Holy One which all Paths express. the Childe will likely work as an Adept and Childe of Tiphareth for a period of time.There is more. it is generally recommended that an aspirant spend a minimum of two years (preferably two full Zodiacal Years) performing the work of the Childe of Tiphareth. the aspirant will be admitted to the Upper Astral Plane (also known as the Solar Plane). There are hallmarks of initiation in connection with each Oath. The first involves the attainment of the Knowledge and Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel. This is described in the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars. as you are guided. another hallmark or marker. Path changes will also be recommended in connection with future work. and these are even more pronounced with the Childe of Tiphareth. And may you leap forth from the Path of Tau as an Initiated Childe of Tiphareth.

the Childe must act on it. This may be intermittent at first. The focus is on acting on the Word communicated from above. The reasons for a particular course of action are not always explained or given. and then prepare to take the Oath of the Childe of Geburah when you are so guided. which relates to the work of the Childe of Tiphareth. which is granted during this stage of evolution. The rest of us must do our best to interpret and act on the guidance we receive.the 5 and 6 now change places so the 6 = 5. except properly focus the Eye and set the Pentagram aright. as a sign to the Childe of Tiphareth that it is time to proceed on the Royal Path of Initiation to the work of the Childe of Geburah. The equation descriptive of the work of the Childe of Geburah is the opposite . flow through. focus the Eye on completing and Crowning your work as a Childe of Tiphareth in all respects. It is not enough to hear the Word. and the forces of the Universe. You have discovered your True Self. which becomes progressively transparent to let the Light and Love of the Angel. which will be to fight the illusions of personal separateness by cultivating Fire and Sword. The “6” here references the Angel. It is said that Magickal Power is granted to the Childe of Geburah. and Understood by a Childe of Binah. know that True Will is revealed to an aspirant subject to the level of the aspirant’s initiation. Oath of the Childe of Geburah At this stage of evolution. which will generally be referred to from this point as the “Solar Plane”. nor should one necessarily stop and ask “why”. which is as follows: 66 . The Childe does nothing by itself. The “5” here references the elements of the Childe (exalted) and also Geburah. the aspirant may feel like a Holy Soldier following the Orders of the Angel. At first. When it is time. The Childe of Geburah will learn. This can stop the flow of Will. you project the Yitziratic Hexagram of Mars and utter the Divine Hierarchy for Geburah. in the purest sense. As you enter into this phase of work. sometimes somewhat begrudgingly. During this rite.reached this stage of evolution. word and deed. as explained by the equation 6 = 5. you are working in the Knowledge and Conversation of your Holy Guardian Angel. and the Will of your True Self which is your True Will. This was explained above as the elements of the Childe (the 5) being identified with the Angel (the 6) as the source of all their movement. and even a flickering. a hallmark of initiation as a Childe of Geburah in the “outer” is admission to the Upper Astral Plane. through practical experience gained during this period. that Spirit moves in Mysterious ways. True Will. As alluded to above. Consider in connection with this the equation of 5 = 6. The reason for this is that the Angel now performs the Magick through the Childe. which will begin on the Lower Astral Plane. is expressed only by a Childe of Kether and a Childe of Chokmah. The Childe is a physical vessel serving the Angel. but the Chosen Way is always Righteous. Your work as a Childe of Geburah is to do only True Will through every thought. Addressing these feelings is part of the work of the Childe of Geburah. it is recommended that you prepare a rite of initiation in the context of the Ritual of the Stars.

The points of the Blue Descending Triangle correspond to Tiphareth (the 6). Then.Elohim Gibor (Atziluthic) Kamael (Briatic) Seraphim (Yitziratic) Madim (Assiatic) At the conclusion of the rite. Then. Mercury corresponds with Chokmah (the 2). corresponding to your Oath. which is the lowest point on the Heavenly Hexagram. 67 . Thus. When you are done. Pray to attain the perspective of the initiated Childe of Geburah. close as appropriate. as transformations occur. The Oath of the Childe of Geburah would also be taken five separate times during your initiation rites. finally. Proceed as guided by your Angel. to be initiated into the Mysteries. it is recommended that you take the Oath of the Path of Lamed and remain subject to this Oath for the remaining three Solar Cycles during your initiation period. the Oath of the Childe of Geburah should be read aloud. and to be granted Fire and Sword so that you may evolve ever so rightly in the Light. to some extent. Venus corresponds with Chesed (the 4). to consecrate your being to the True Will from the perspective of Geburah. It is recommended that you perform your rite of initiation as a Childe of Geburah five times. Mars corresponds with Geburah (the 5). signed and sealed as you know how. it is recommended that you spend five full Solar Cycles focusing the Eye on nothing but initiating into the Great Order of the Universe as a Childe of Geburah. Take a Eucharist of the Mars energy as you will already know how. The Heavenly Hexagram is described in the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars. Chesed (the 4) and Geburah (the 5). and begin your work on the Solar Plane and the Heavenly Hexagram as a Childe of Geburah. and equilibrate the Energies. Facing West. Binah (the 3) and Chokmah (the 2). When you have reached this stage. The Planetary correspondences to the Heavenly Hexagram also differ: Jupiter corresponds with Kether (the 1). the Heavenly Hexagram is partly Briatic and partly Yitziratic. you are encouraged to take the Oath of the Path selected by your Angel. and the effects of performing it. the Moon corresponds with Binah (the 3). take care to make sure your Sphere is properly organized according to the laws of the Solar Plane (as described in the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars). This describes the work of the Childe of Geburah which is to develop a Briatic (and. After the conclusion of this five Solar Cycle initiation period. This will assist the initiation process. It is recommended that you take the Oath of the Path of Maim at the beginning of your period of initiation and remain subject to this Oath for the first two Solar Cycles. the Sun corresponds with Tiphareth (the 6 ). and. with the Eye focused on rising and reformulating the Sphere on the Solar Plane according to the formula given in the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars. This will result in a progressive unfolding of your initiation rite. it is comprised of a Red Ascending Triangle and a Blue Descending Triangle. once each Solar Cycle during this period. the Sphere should unformulate on the Lower Astral Plane. The points of the Red Ascending Triangle correspond to Kether (the 1). When your Sphere has reformulated on the Solar Plane. an Atziluthic) consciousness.

Hod. and realizes the work is to keep the Eye properly focused and the Pentagram aright at all times. and permit the Childe to truly realize the equation of 6 = 5. acknowledges that the Angel is the source of all thoughts. and then concluded by simply by focusing the Powers of the Mind to return the Sphere to “normal operating conditions” on the Assiatic/Material Plane. The Yitziratic Hexagrams are generally used only in work below the Solar Plane (for instance in performing Path workings on the Yitziratic Tree of Life). Therefore. orchestrated by the Angel and the Holy One to rid the Childe of any qliphotic parts. The work is performed. be thou the Phoenix! There is no need to banish on the Solar Plane. As a Childe of Geburah. The Flaming Sword is granted and cultivated during this period to assist in this Great Work. In this regard. as a Childe of Tiphareth. The reason for this is that the aspirant has now transcended these aspects of “human” being and become something more than “human”. In this regard. it is recommended that the Childe of Geburah study the symbolism of the Phoenix Wand. you will now do so from a higher perspective. and work to complete the equation of 6 = 5 from this higher perspective. and the Elemental Childe (the 5) and the Angel (the 6) became one. This will likely not be an easy period in the Childe’s life. as described by the equation 5 = 6. As a Childe of Geburah. You may prepare a Phoenix Wand if you are so inclined. it is recommended that you work with the Stars and Symbols given in the attached Table for Mars. words and deeds. The work of the Childe of Geburah will likely involve many great ordeals. These are symbolized by the Planetary correspondences of the Heavenly Hexagram. On the Solar Plane. As a Childe of Geburah. 68 . (They correspond to the Lower Astral and the Hexagram of that Plane. the illusions of personal separateness will be absorbed into the Light. This assists in absorbing the energies and then disbursing them back into the Universe as appropriate. The Yitziratic Hexagrams are not used on the Solar Plane. You will also learn how to project the Star Ruby on an initiated basis. they are left behind. Hence. However.) Note that. once the Childe has resolved to do only True Will. and things will ease as the Childe discovers the Power of Love through the Angel.Note how the Sephiroth below Tiphareth (Netzach. As a Childe of Geburah. the Initiate simply focuses the Eye and asserts the Will to direct the Powers of the Mind. you also embody the Heavenly Hexagram (from which you project the Star Ruby). but this is not a requirement for advancement. you embodied the Yitziratic Hexagram (the 6). charged with the Fire of Geburah. Learning from the symbolism is what is important. it is generally recommended that you always end your workings in the Sign of Silence. However. the Initiate grasps the appropriate band of the Phoenix Wand and focuses the Eyes of the Phoenix to make a projection. Yesod and Malkuth) are NOT represented on the Solar Plane. you will explore and gain experience with the Higher Powers of the Mind. and compare this to the symbolism of the Lotus Wand.

through the Power of Love. As you work through the First Order. eventually. If you are so inclined. which marks the point when the aspirant becomes a Childe of Chesed. there will be no unfinished business by the time Adepthood comes to an end. and then as the Virgin Daughter. Amen!!! Oath of the Childe of Chesed If the work of the Childe of Geburah can be described as Magickal in nature. and to refine and hone the lower powers and skills. Thoth for Wisdom in fulfilling the Word of Ra. it is recommended that the Childe of Geburah regularly invoke: RaHoor-Khuit for Strength. to produce the Virgin Daughter. You are encouraged to take the Oath of the Childe of Chesed when you are so guided by your Angel. The Magickal Sign of Vir is traditionally associated with the work of the Childe of Chesed. Jupiter takes its rightful position on the top point of the Heavenly Hexagram and Venus assumes its position at Chesed on the Heavenly Hexagram. However. Puella is the first Magickal Sign of the Babe of the Abyss. which marks the point when the aspirant becomes a Childe of Tiphareth. as the Mighty King or Queen evolves. May you Go forth with Fire and Sword to perform and accomplish the Great Work of the Childe of Geburah. And may you further evolve as a Childe of Chesed. the Sun moves from the nadir of the Sphere to the place of the Rising Sun in the East. you would simply take the Oath of the Childe of Chesed when you are guided to do so by your Angel and commence the work. So much is shown to us every day. They show the process. As the work and initiation progresses. which shows the evolution of the Mighty King or Queen. the Sun rises in the east and moves to the zenith of the Sphere (high noon). Thus. Consider the Stations of the Sun in connection with this evolutionary process. Force and Vigor in the work.There is no set period of time to perform and accomplish the work of the Childe of Geburah. As a Childe of Chesed. Vir – the Mighty King. and Babalon to Silence the Waters to all but Her Desire (which is His Will) and. you evolve as a Majestic King or Queen by attaining conscious Unity with your Holy Guardian Angel. Consider in this regard. as the Childe is resurrected from occult Death and rises to Divine Life.the Virgin Daughter. the Sun moves from the zenith of the Sphere and sets in the west. evolves into Puella . Any work you did not complete as a Childe of Geburah will be addressed as a Childe of Chesed. The work and initiation continues and the Sun moves from the west to the nadir of the Sphere (symbolized by the Sun at Midnight). Adepthood ripens into perfection through these stages of evolution. your work is to evolve as a Mighty King or Queen. the work of the Childe of Chesed can rightly be described as Mystickal in nature. The work of the Childe of Chesed is to lustrate the lower aspects of the Childe’s own being. Accordingly. As a Childe of Geburah. you evolve as a Mighty Warrior with Fire and Sword by doing only True Will. Rather. As a result. During the course of the work of the Childe of Chesed. for the Power to Love. with Love under Will. 69 . and become a Mighty Warrior in this New Aeon. the progression of the Magickal Signs traditionally associated with these aspects of the work. which marks the point when the aspirant becomes a Childe of Geburah. As a Childe of Tiphareth. there generally would be no rite of initiation as a Childe of Chesed.

As a Childe of Chesed. The work of the Childe of Chesed may take years or even lifetimes to accomplish. Yod and Teth. These are used to overcome any remaining illusions of personal separateness as Adepthood ripens into perfection and the Virgin Daughter is produced. recall the image given above of the Adept standing pure and chaste before the Supernal Parents and the Crown. In connection with this. you do so from the higher perspective described above. it is recommended that you take the Oaths of the Paths of Kaph. and Adepthood will end as the Childe rises to become a part of the Body of God. 70 . the Childe of Chesed is to Love All under Will at this stage of evolution in accord with the Childe’s Oath. The image is of the Adept standing pure and chaste all alone before the Supernal Parents and the Crown. and that the Power of Love is granted to the Childe of Chesed.) It is said that Fire and Sword are granted to the Childe of Geburah. However. charged with the Fire of Chesed. During your work as a Childe of Chesed. however. guide as to these matters. the Childe is lifted by the Hand of God across the Abyss and into the Womb of the Goddess. which also gives the image of the Cross.As lustration progresses. There is no period of initiation per se.) As the Childe learns to constantly focus the Eye on the Su pernal Holiness which is the Source of All. which will serve as a constant aid and symbol of your devotion to this stage of the Work. The initiation process is continual and spans the entire period of the aspirant’s work as a Childe of Chesed. Your Angel will. You also learn to project the Star Sapphire on an initiated basis. and the Childe becomes a Childe of Binah. (Additional Commentary: Your being. the Virgin Daughter will be produced. is the true Jupiter Talisman being made pure by this Work. the Childe will realize the equation of 7 = 4 and the Unity of All. you work with the Stars and Symbols given in the attached Table for “Jupiter”. or periods of break. (Connect the Circle to this Cross. This will assist the initiation process. Other papers issued by the Sanctuary and included in this book address the Holy Work which follows. This is accomplished through the Power of Love and involves the attainment of the Power of Love. and spend at least a few Solar Cycles subject to each Oath. The initiation process commences upon taking the Oath of the Childe of Chesed and continues every day until the work is accomplished. Nothing more needs to be said about the Great Work of the Childe of Chesed at this time. It is also recommended that you prepare a Jupiter Talisman when you are guided to do so. the Balances will be attained. however. One of the last aspects of human being which the Childe of Chesed will transcend is human love for Divine Love. What is given above will suffice with the guidance of your Angel. the Love of the Supernals will wash the Childe. the Yitziratic aspects of the Childe “fall away” and are left behind. When the Childe no longer identifies with the lower aspects of the Childe’s own being. with nothing else around. The Sphere thus unformulates on the Heavenly Hexagram and reformulates in the Supernal Triangle. Thus.

with the Love and Blessings of the Most High. as so much is disclosed to plant seeds of Holiness and help you evolve in the Light. 2009.Closing May your reading of this Guide further your initiation into the Great Order of the Universe. 71 . and the Great Work of Thelema. May you do so. Amen!!! Frater AHBH AChD (Brian Goldstein) For the Sanctuary of Thoth A AB ABR ABRA ABRAH ABRAHA ABRAHAD ABRAHADA ABRAHADAB ABRAHADABR ABRAHADABRA 93 93/93 Historical Note: Issued in early 2008. Revised for this book in March.

The Lunar Hexagrams (Violet – Indigo. The Hebrew letter Peh. Aquarius and Gemini. Simply note the higher attributions. Geburah. The Solar Hexagrams (Yellow (Gold) – Rose Pink) with the Sigil of the Sun in the center. The Mercury Hexagrams (Orange – Violet) with the Sigil of Mercury in the center. Malkuth. Sigil of Elemental Air. The Father. the Queens. or simply Ruby Red) with the Sigil of Mars in the center. Sigil of Elemental Water. Saturn. Tarot: the four 8s. Heh final of the Tetragrammaton. the four 2s. The Air Tattwa (Vayu – Blue Circle). The Earth Tattwa (Prithivi – Yellow Square). The Rose of Ruby on the Cross of Gold. Tarot: Atu XXI (the Universe). The Mars Hexagrams (Scarlet Red – Orange. Sigil of Spirit. the Middle Pillar on the Tree of Life Hod. Saturn Corresponding Stars and Symbols: Earth Pentagram (Green). Chokmah. Elemental Air Yesod. Binah Elemental Water Elemental Fire Netzach. Tarot: Atu XXI (the Universe). Simply note the higher attributions. Path of Tau The Moon Yesod. Chokmah Spirit Earth Malkuth. Path of Gimel Hod. the four 3s. The Daughter. the four 6s. Scorpio. Chesed. The Hebrew letters Resh and Vau. Heh final of the Tetragrammaton.TABLE OF STARS AND SYMBOLS Your Focus: Elemental Earth Attributions: Earth. Tarot: Atu XX (the Aeon). The Fire Tattwa (Agni or Tejas – Red Triangle). the Wands. Yod of the Tetragrammaton. The Spirit Tattwa (Akasa – Indigo Egg). Path of Beth Netzach. Zodiacal Signs: Capricorn. The Hexagrams of Earth (Black) with the Sigil of Earth in the center (this is the Mark of the Beast formed by the unity of the Circle and the Cross). the four 10s. Simply note the higher attributions. Zodiacal Signs: Libra. The Venus Hexagrams (Emerald – Amber) with the Sigil of Venus in the center. Tarot: the four 9s. Heh of the Tetragrammaton. the Swords. Tarot: Atu XX (the Aeon). the Disks. the four 10s (and. Tarot: Atu O (the Fool). Vau of the Tetragrammaton. the Princes. Chesed. Tarot: Atu XII (the Hanged Man). Sigil of Elemental Earth. The Daughter. The Mother. The Water Tattwa (Apas – Silver Crescent). or Silver) with the Sigil of the Moon in the center. the Princesses). Air Pentagram (Yellow). Zodiacal Signs: Aries. Sigil of Elemental Fire. Spirit Pentagrams (Active and Passive). the Knights (Kings). Path of Peh Mercury Venus The Sun Mars 72 . Taurus and Virgo. Tarot: the four 6s. Tarot: the four 7s. Tarot: the four 5s. Fire Pentagram (Red). in a more exalted manner. Leo and Sagittarius. Pisces. The Son. Zodiacal Signs: Cancer. Path of Resh Geburah. Water Pentagram (Blue). Path of Daleth Tiphareth. the Cups. Binah.

Mars Hexagram (Red – Scarlet) with the 73 . Atu IX (the Hermit). Water Pentagram (Sea Green – Deep Blue) with the Hebrew letter Mem in the center. Atu X (the Wheel). Tarot: the four 4s. Venus Hexagram (Deep Indigo – Red Orange) with a Hebrew letter Vau in the center. Simply note the higher attribution to Kether. Atu VI (the Lovers). Atu III (the Empress). Path of Tau Elemental Air Mercury The Moon Venus. The Moon Hexagram (Silver – Blue) with the Hebrew letter Gimel in the center. Kether. Saturn Hexagram (Black – Indigo) with the Hebrew letter Ayin in the center. Saturn Hexagram (Sky Blue – Violet). Mars Hexagram (Dull Brown – Green Blue) with the Hebrew letter Nun in the center. Atu XIV (the Art). Jupiter Hexagram (Blue – Violet) with the Hebrew letter Kaph in the center. Atu VII (the Chariot). Atu XII (the Hanged Man). Atu XI (Lust). Unicursal Hexagram of the Moon (Maroon – Amber) with the Hebrew letter Cheth in the center. Jupiter Hexagram (Yellow – Blue) with the Hebrew letter Samekh in the center. Atu V (the Hierophant). Atu XV (the Devil). Atu I (the Magus). Atu XVI (the Tower). Atu XIII (Death). Unicursal Hexagram of the Sun (Deep Purple – Yellow (Greenish)) with the Hebrew letter Teth in the center. with a Hebrew letter Heh in the center. The Saturn Hexagrams (Black – Crimson) with the Sigil of Saturn in the center. Path of Kaph Earth. The Mercury Hexagram (Purple – Yellow) with the Hebrew letter Beth in the center. Mars Hexagram (Red – Scarlet) with the Hebrew letter Peh in the center. Venus Hexagram (Blue – Emerald Green) with the Hebrew letter Lamed in the center. Mercury Hexagram (Slate Grey – Green (Yellowish)) with the Hebrew letter Yod in the center. Atu IV (the Emperor). The Venus Hexagram (Sky Blue – Emerald Green) with the Hebrew letter Daleth in the center. The Air Pentagram (Sky Blue – Bright Pale Yellow) with the Hebrew letter Aleph in the center.Your Focus: Jupiter Attributions: Chesed. Atu XVII (the Star). an aspect of the Goddess Aquarius Taurus Gemini Cancer Leo Virgo Jupiter Libra Elemental Water Scorpio Sagittarius Capricorn Mars Aries Saturn Path of ‫א‬ (Aleph) Path of ‫ב‬ (Beth) Path of ‫ג‬ (Gimel) Path of ‫ד‬ (Daleth) Path of ‫ה‬ (Heh) Path of ‫ו‬ (Vau) Path of ‫ז‬ (Zayin) Path of ‫ח‬ ) htehC( Path of ‫ט‬ (Teth) Path of ‫י‬ ) doY( Path of ‫כ‬ (Kaph) Path of ‫ל‬ (Lamed) Path of ‫מ‬ (Mem) Path of ‫נ‬ (Nun) Path of ‫ס‬ (Samekh) Path of ‫ע‬ (Ayin) Path of ‫פ‬ (Peh) Path of ‫צ‬ Corresponding Stars and Symbols: The Jupiter Hexagrams (Blue – Deep violet) with the Sigil of Jupiter in the center. Atu II (the Priestess). The Hebrew letter Tau. Mercury Hexagram (Pale Mauve – Orange) with the Hebrew letter Zayin in the center. The Hebrew letter Kaph. Atu VIII (Adjustment). Atu 0 (the Fool).

the first color given is in the Queen Scale (referring to Water) and the second color given is in the Knight (or King) Scale (referring to Fire). 93 93/93 74 . The Fire is in the Water. The symbol of Alchemical Sulphur (the Sword of Steel). Atu XXI (the Universe). Notes regarding Colors: If more than one color is given. The symbol of Alchemical Mercury. the Star referenced should be traced or outlined mentally in the color of the Water (the first color given) and charged with the color of the Fire (the second color given). Atu XIX (the Sun). All refer to the Yitziratic Tree of Life.Your Focus: (Tzaddi) Path of ‫ק‬ (Qoph) Path of ‫ר‬ (Resh) Path of ‫ש‬ (Shin) Path of ‫ת‬ (Tau) Alchemical Mercury Alchemical Sulphur Alchemical Salt Attributions: Pisces The Sun Fire and Spirit. Earth Pentagram (Black) with a Saturn Hexagram (Black – Indigo) in the midst and the letter Tau in the center thereof. Atu XVIII (the Moon). The Elemental colors may be further “tuned” to a particular Sephira using the color scales given in Crowley’s books 777 and The Book of Thoth. Accordingly. Jupiter Hexagram (Buff-flecked Silver White – Crimson (Ultra-Violet)) with the Hebrew letter Qoph in the center. The symbol of Alchemical Salt (the Wanded Wheel). Fire Pentagram (Vermillion – Glowing Orange Scarlet) with the Hebrew letter Shin in the center. Notes regarding Hexagrams: Traditional (versus Unicursal) Hexagrams are generally recommended. Unicursal Hexagram of the Sun (Gold Yellow – Orange) with the Hebrew letter Resh in the center. except where noted above. End Notes: The information provided above is intended to serve as a Guide to the Oaths of Initiation and the Royal Path of Initiation all the way to the attainment of the Virgin Daughter. Atu XX (the Aeon). The Triangle and Hexagram The Triangle and Hexagram The Triangle and Hexagram Corresponding Stars and Symbols: Hebrew letter Tzaddi in the center. Saturn and Earth.

o Consult an ephemeris for the position of the Sun (“Sol”) and the Moon (“Luna”) in the Zodiac at the time you will be taking the Oath. on Thursday is the Day of Jupiter. As of the Vernal Equinox in 2009. The Oaths form a complete System of Initiation. There is another package of Oaths of Initiation relating to the Paths on the Qabalistic Tree of Life. the Guide to the Oaths of Initiation and the papers issued by the Sanctuary included in this book. We refer you to the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars. If we add the 88 years to the 17 years. The following are all of the Oaths of Initiation relating to the Sephiroth on the Qabalistic Tree of Life that may be required in relation to your Initiation into the Great Order of the Universe using the Sanctuary’s System of Initiation. We refer you to these for additional information. o “Anno” is a reference to a year in the New Aeon of Horus. In the present example. Accordingly.THE OATHS OF INITIATION FOR THE SEPHIROTH Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2008 Sanctuary of Thoth. 75 . “IV” = 4 x 22. insert the following: o The Magickal Day you are taking the Oath. Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. o Insert the month. and insert references to the appropriate Zodiacal Signs in the spaces provided. your present motto. and on Saturday is the Day of Saturn. In the “WITNESS MY HAND” section. if you have taken a motto. day and mundane year in the bracketed spaces provided. on Friday is the Day of Venus. insert your legal name or. The large roman numerals express units of 22. which you may use in your magickal. which is expressed as follows: IVxvii. To complete an Oath. on Tuesday is the Day of Mars. The Magickal Day beginning at Sunrise: on Sunday is the Day of the Sun. simply follow the following steps:   In the blank space in the first line. All rights reserved. for information to assist your practical work of exploring the various aspects of the Oaths and gaining the experience necessary to progress on the Royal Path of Initiation. The small roman numerals express individual years. which began on the Vernal (Spring) Equinox in 1904. we began the 105th year in the New Aeon of Horus. spiritual and material evolution. on Wednesday is the Day of Mercury. “xvii” = 17. or 88 years. Magickal Days run from Sunrise to Sunrise. we arrive at 105. on Monday is the Day of the Moon.

Love is the law. Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus (July 16. Seal the Oath as you may know how. 2008 e. ABRAHADABRA 76 .v. using any new motto you are assuming in connection with the Oath. Luna in Capricorn. This will assist your concentration.  Sign the Oath. May these materials assist your Initiation and evolution as a source of the Light and Love of the Most High. love under will. You are encouraged to review your current Oath every day that your Eye is focused on work related to the Oath. Sol in Cancer.) Revised for this book in March. A study of the progression of the Oaths relating to the Sephiroth is recommended to provide insight into the Initiation process. ideally before you commence the work. Frater AHBH AL (Brian Goldstein) Historical Note: Oaths for the Sephiroth supplemented and revised Die Mercurius. 2009. Amen!!! Yours in the Great Work.

and to work to attain the Knowledge and Conversation of my Holy Guardian Angel. recognizing Thee and Thy Hand in All that was. WITNESS MY HAND. as to the performance and accomplishment of this Great Work. _________________________ Motto Love is the law. and to exalt my soul so that I may eventually Understand. love under will. In furtherance of this Magick Oath. ______________________. ABRAHADABRA 77 . hereby solemnly swear before Thee as Thy Childe: To cultivate my magickal will as a devoted servant of the Great Order of the Universe. may I hereafter be initiated by Thee as a Childe of Earth so that I may evolve in Thy Light.OATH OF THE CHILDE OF EARTH Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. To aspire to Love all and do True Will. is and is to come. and To discover my True Self through the nature and powers of my own being. Sol in _______. this Magickal Day of _____________. I. Luna in _______ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (____________________. 20____).

20____). _________________________ Motto Love is the law. To aspire to Love all and do True Will. this Magickal Day of _____________. and to work to attain the Knowledge and Conversation of my Holy Guardian Angel. and to exalt my soul so that I may eventually Understand. may I hereafter be initiated by Thee as a Childe of Malkuth so that I may evolve in Thy Light. I. hereby solemnly swear before Thee as Thy Childe: To cultivate my magickal will as a devoted servant of the Great Order of the Universe. and To discover my True Self through the control of the nature and powers of my own being. as to the performance and accomplishment of this Great Work. ABRAHADABRA 78 . love under will.OATH OF THE CHILDE OF MALKUTH Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. Luna in _______ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (____________________. ______________________. recognizing Thee and Thy Hand in All that was. In furtherance of this Magick Oath. Sol in _______. is and is to come. WITNESS MY HAND.

is and is to come. and to exalt my soul so that I may eventually Understand. ______________________. may I hereafter be initiated by Thee as a Childe of Yesod so that I may evolve in Thy Light. this Magickal Day of _____________. as to the performance and accomplishment of this Great Work. To aspire to Love all and do True Will. WITNESS MY HAND. _________________________ Motto Love is the law. and to work to attain the Knowledge and Conversation of my Holy Guardian Angel. hereby solemnly swear before Thee as Thy Childe: To cultivate my magickal will as a devoted servant of the Great Order of the Universe. 20____). In furtherance of this Magick Oath.OATH OF THE CHILDE OF YESOD Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. love under will. Sol in ________. ABRAHADABRA 79 . recognizing Thee and Thy Hand in All that was. and To discover my True Self through the foundations of my own being. I. Luna in _______ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (____________________.

_________________________ Motto Love is the law. hereby solemnly swear before Thee as Thy Childe: To cultivate my magickal will as a devoted servant of the Great Order of the Universe. I. as to the performance and accomplishment of this Great Work. is and is to come. and to work to attain the Knowledge and Conversation of my Holy Guardian Angel. ABRAHADABRA 80 . and To discover my True Self through the thoughts and emotions of my own being. 20____). and to exalt my soul so that I may eventually Understand. recognizing Thee and Thy Hand in All that was. In furtherance of this Magick Oath. To aspire to Love all and do True Will. ______________________. love under will.OATH OF THE CHILDE OF HOD Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. Sol in ________. WITNESS MY HAND. may I hereafter be initiated by Thee as a Childe of Hod so that I may evolve in Thy Light. this Magickal Day of _____________. Luna in _______ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (____________________.

OATH OF THE CHILDE OF NETZACH Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. is and is to come. love under will. may I hereafter be initiated by Thee as a Childe of Netzach so that I may evolve in Thy Light. I. 20____). and To discover my True Self through the will and desires of my own being. to and exalt my soul so that I may eventually Understand. Sol in ________. hereby solemnly swear before Thee as Thy Childe: To cultivate my magickal will as a devoted servant of the Great Order of the Universe. recognizing Thee and Thy Hand in All that was. _________________________ Motto Love is the law. ABRAHADABRA 81 . ______________________. To aspire to Love all and do True Will. this Magickal Day of _____________. as to the performance and accomplishment of this Great Work. and to work to attain the Knowledge and Conversation of my Holy Guardian Angel. WITNESS MY HAND. Luna in _______ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (____________________. In furtherance of this Magick Oath.

WITNESS MY HAND. Sol in ________. In furtherance of this Magick Oath. hereby solemnly swear before Thee as Thy Childe: To cultivate my magickal will as a devoted servant of the Great Order of the Universe. and to exalt my soul so that I may eventually Understand. this Magickal Day of _____________. as to the performance and accomplishment of this Great Work. and To discover my True Self through the aspirations of my own being. 20____). To aspire to Love all and do True Will. _________________________ Motto Love is the law. ABRAHADABRA 82 . Luna in _______ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (____________________. and to work to attain the Knowledge and Conversation of my Holy Guardian Angel. is and is to come. recognizing Thee and Thy Hand in All that was. love under will. I. ______________________. may I hereafter be initiated by Thee as a Dominis Liminis so that I may evolve in Thy Light.OATH OF THE DOMINIS LIMINIS (Portal Grade) Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law.

20____). is and is to come. and to exalt my soul so that I may eventually Understand. _________________________ Motto Love is the law. may I hereafter be initiated by Thee as a Childe of Tiphareth so that I may evolve in Thy Light. ABRAHADABRA 83 . and to attain the Knowledge and Conversation of my Holy Guardian Angel. Luna in _______ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (____________________. and To discover my True Will. WITNESS MY HAND. this Magickal Day of _____________. as to the performance and accomplishment of this Great Work. To aspire to Love all and do True Will. Sol in ________. hereby solemnly swear before Thee as Thy Childe: To cultivate my magickal will as a devoted servant of the Great Order of the Universe. I. recognizing Thee and Thy Hand in All that was.OATH OF THE CHILDE OF TIPHARETH Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. ______________________. love under will. In furtherance of this Magick Oath.

WITNESS MY HAND. may I hereafter be initiated by Thee as a Childe of Geburah so that I may evolve in Thy Light. and To do only True Will through my every thought. I. as to the performance and accomplishment of this Great Work. _________________________ Motto Love is the law.OATH OF THE CHILDE OF GEBURAH Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. To aspire to Love all. and to do True Will. ABRAHADABRA 84 . as I work in the Knowledge and Conversation of Thy Holy Guardian Angel. In furtherance of this Magick Oath. and to exalt my soul so that I may eventually Understand. this Magickal Day of _____________. 20____). is and is to come. word and deed. love under will. Sol in ________. recognizing Thee and Thy Hand in All that was. hereby solemnly swear before Thee as Thy Childe: To cultivate my magickal will as a devoted servant of the Great Order of the Universe. ______________________. Luna in _______ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (____________________.

I. _________________________ Motto Love is the law. this Magickal Day of _____________. In furtherance of this Magick Oath. love under will. Sol in ________. hereby solemnly swear before Thee as Thy Childe: To cultivate my magickal will as a devoted servant of the Great Order of the Universe. To Love all under Will as I work in the Knowledge and Conversation of Thy Holy Guardian Angel. and To lustrate the lower aspects of my own being to produce the Virgin Daughter. 20____).OATH OF THE CHILDE OF CHESED Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. may I hereafter be initiated by Thee as a Childe of Chesed so that I may evolve in Thy Light. ______________________. and to exalt my soul so that I may eventually Understand. is and is to come. WITNESS MY HAND. ABRAHADABRA 85 . recognizing Thee and Thy Hand in All that was. Luna in _______ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (____________________. as to the performance and accomplishment of this Great Work.

Sol in ________. and To interpret every phenomenon as a particular dealing of God with my soul. _________________________ Motto Love is the law.OATH OF THE CHILDE OF BINAH Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. as to the performance and accomplishment of this Great Work. In furtherance of this Magick Oath. ______________________. WITNESS MY HAND. a member of the Body of God. this Magickal Day of _____________. I. 20____). love under will. ABRAHADABRA 86 . hereby solemnly swear on behalf of the Whole Universe: To lead a pure Life as a devoted servant of the Great Order of the Universe. Luna in _______ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (____________________. and to Understand all things. may I hereafter be initiated by Thee as a Childe of Binah so that I may evolve in the Love and Light of the Crown. To Love under Will as I work in the Knowledge and Conversation of Thee.

may I hereafter be initiated by Thee as a Childe of Chokmah so that I may evolve in the Light of the Crown. and To express my Magickal formula in all that I do. _________________________ Motto Love is the law. as to the performance and accomplishment of this Great Work. ______________________. love under will. a member of the Body of God. hereby solemnly swear on behalf of the Whole Universe: To lead a pure Life as a devoted servant of the Great Order of the Universe. 20____). Sol in ________. In furtherance of this Magick Oath. Luna in _______ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (____________________. ABRAHADABRA 87 .OATH OF THE CHILDE OF CHOKMAH Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. and to Understand all things. I. To Love under Will as I work in the Knowledge and Conversation of Thee. this Magickal Day of _____________. WITNESS MY HAND.

In furtherance of this Magick Oath. as to the performance and accomplishment of this Great Work. Luna in _______ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (____________________. WITNESS MY HAND. 20____). this Magickal Day of _____________. Sol in ________. To Love under Will as I work in the Knowledge and Conversation of Thee. _________________________ Motto Love is the law. love under will. I. which is my Soul. a member of the Body of God. hereby solemnly swear on behalf of the Whole Universe: To lead a pure Life as a devoted servant of the Great Order of the Universe.OATH OF THE CHILDE OF KETHER Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. in All that was. is and is to come. and To recognize the Yechidah. may I hereafter be initiated by Thee as a Childe of Kether so that I may evolve as a perfect vessel to express the Light and Love of the Crown. and to Understand all things. ______________________. ABRAHADABRA 88 .

o “Anno” is a reference to a year in the New Aeon of Horus. day and mundane year in the bracketed spaces provided. including the Oaths of Initiation relating to the Secret Paths of Life. spiritual and material evolution. Magickal Days run from Sunrise to Sunrise. “xvii” = 17. o Consult an ephemeris for the position of the Sun (“Sol”) and the Moon (“Luna”) in the Zodiac at the time you will be taking the Oath. Love and Light. The large roman numerals express units of 22. “IV” = 4 x 22. We refer you to the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars. To complete an Oath. on Tuesday is the Day of Mars. and insert references to the appropriate Zodiacal Signs in the spaces provided. which you may use in your magickal. and on Saturday is the Day of Saturn. which began on the Vernal (Spring) Equinox in 1904. Liberty. As of the Vernal Equinox in 2009. we arrive at 105. Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. 89 .THE OATHS OF INITIATION FOR THE PATHS Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2008 Sanctuary of Thoth. o Insert the month. on Wednesday is the Day of Mercury. The Magickal Day beginning at Sunrise: on Sunday is the Day of the Sun. or 88 years. The Oaths form a complete System of Initiation. In the present example. for information to assist your practical work of exploring the various aspects of the Oaths and gaining the experience necessary to progress on the Royal Path of Initiation. If we add the 88 years to the 17 years. on Friday is the Day of Venus. simply follow the following steps:  In the “WITNESS MY HAND” section. which is expressed as follows: IVxvii. All rights reserved. the Guide to the Oaths of Initiation and other papers issued by the Sanctuary included in this book. on Monday is the Day of the Moon. insert the following: o The Magickal Day you are taking the Oath. We refer you to these for additional information. The small roman numerals express individual years. Accordingly. The following are all of the Oaths of Initiation relating to the Paths on the Qabalistic Tree of Life that may be required in relation to your Initiation into the Great Order of the Universe using the Sanctuary’s System of Initiation. There is another package of Oaths of Initiation relating to the Sephiroth on the Qabalistic Tree of Life. on Thursday is the Day of Jupiter. we began the 105th year in the New Aeon of Horus.

v. Love. Love is the law. This will assist your concentration. 2009. May these materials assist your Initiation and evolution as a source of the Light and Love of the Most High. You are encouraged to review your current Oath every day that your Eye is focused on work related to the Oath. using any motto you have assumed in connection with your work with the Sephiroth. 2008 e. Sol in Cancer.  Sign the Oath. Amen!!! Yours in the Great Work.) Revised for this book in March. Frater AHBH AL (Brian Goldstein) Historical Note: Oaths for the Paths supplemented and revised Die Venus. Liberty and Life. love under will. Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus (July 18. Luna in Capricorn. ideally before you commence the work. 90 . Seal the Oath as you may know how. ABRAHADABRA Additional Commentary: See the paper entitled a “Return Journey” for a brief description of each Path on the Tree of Life from the perspective of the Initiate who is making the initial Journey up the Yitziratic Tree of Life. and the paper entitled “Spirit’s Journey into Manifestation” for a brief description of each Path as Spirit moves down the Tree manifesting ITS Light.

20___). the Element of Earth and “The Administrative Intelligence”. of the Path of ‫( ת‬Tau) on the Qabalistic Tree of Life. which is attributed to the Planet Saturn. as Thy Childe. ABRAHADABRA 91 . WITNESS MY HAND. as represented by the Atu of Thoth entitled “The Universe”. this Magickal Day of ________________. love under will. Luna in _____ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (_____________. hereby take this Magick Oath to be duly initiated into the Mysteries. and also known as “The Great One of the Night of Time”. _________________________ Motto Love is the law. I. Sol in _____. I HEREBY ASSERT AND AFFIRM MY WILL to perform and accomplish this Great Work. In accordance with my Holy Duty to evolve in Thy Light. and equilibrate the Energies.OATH OF THE PATH OF ‫ת‬ Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law.

Spirit and “The Perpetual Intelligence”. and equilibrate the Energies. love under will. I HEREBY ASSERT AND AFFIRM MY WILL to perform and accomplish this Great Work. this Magickal Day of ________________. Luna in _____ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (_____________. and also known as “The Spirit of the Primal Fire”. ABRAHADABRA 92 . 20___). WITNESS MY HAND. as Thy Childe. of the Path of ‫( ש‬Shin) on the Qabalistic Tree of Life. which is attributed to the Element of Fire. In accordance with my Holy Duty to evolve in Thy Light. hereby take this Magick Oath to be duly initiated into the Mysteries.OATH OF THE PATH OF ‫ש‬ Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. I. as represented by the Atu of Thoth entitled “The Aeon”. Sol in _____. _________________________ Motto Love is the law.

as represented by the Atu of Thoth entitled “The Sun”. 20___). hereby take this Magick Oath to be duly initiated into the Mysteries. I HEREBY ASSERT AND AFFIRM MY WILL to perform and accomplish this Great Work. _________________________ Motto Love is the law. WITNESS MY HAND. of the Path of ‫( ר‬Resh) on the Qabalistic Tree of Life. ABRAHADABRA 93 . which is attributed to the Planet the Sun and “The Collective Intelligence”. as Thy Childe. and also known as “The Lord of the Fire of the World”. Sol in _____.OATH OF THE PATH OF ‫ר‬ Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. this Magickal Day of ________________. Luna in _____ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (_____________. I. In accordance with my Holy Duty to evolve in Thy Light. love under will. and equilibrate the Energies.

love under will. which is attributed to the Zodiacal Sign of Pisces and “The Corporeal Intelligence”. of the Path of ‫( ק‬Qoph) on the Qabalistic Tree of Life. hereby take this Magick Oath to be duly initiated into the Mysteries. I. WITNESS MY HAND. and equilibrate the Energies. I HEREBY ASSERT AND AFFIRM MY WILL to perform and accomplish this Great Work. Sol in _____. In accordance with my Holy Duty to evolve in Thy Light. this Magickal Day of ________________. 20___).OATH OF THE PATH OF ‫ק‬ Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. and also known as “The Ruler of Flux and Reflux” and “The Childe of the Sons of the Mighty”. as represented by the Atu of Thoth entitled “The Moon”. ABRAHADABRA 94 . Luna in _____ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (_____________. as Thy Childe. _________________________ Motto Love is the law.

as Thy Childe. love under will. of the Path of ‫( צ‬Tzaddi) on the Qabalistic Tree of Life. as represented by the Atu of Thoth entitled “The Emperor”. WITNESS MY HAND. I. 20___). this Magickal Day of ________________. which is attributed to the Zodiacal Sign of Aries and “The Constituting Intelligence”. Luna in _____ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (_____________. ABRAHADABRA 95 . chief among the Mighty”. Sol in _____. hereby take this Magick Oath to be duly initiated into the Mysteries. and equilibrate the Energies. and also known as “The Sun of the Morning. I HEREBY ASSERT AND AFFIRM MY WILL to perform and accomplish this Great Work. _________________________ Motto Love is the law. In accordance with my Holy Duty to evolve in Thy Light.OATH OF THE PATH OF ‫צ‬ Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law.

I HEREBY ASSERT AND AFFIRM MY WILL to perform and accomplish this Great Work. which is attributed to the Planet Mars and “The Exciting Intelligence”. Luna in _____ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (_____________. In accordance with my Holy Duty to evolve in Thy Light. hereby take this Magick Oath to be duly initiated into the Mysteries. and equilibrate the Energies. and also known as “The Lord of the Hosts of the Mighty”. ABRAHADABRA 96 . _________________________ Motto Love is the law. 20___). as represented by the Atu of Thoth entitled “The Tower”. I. Sol in _____.OATH OF THE PATH OF ‫פ‬ Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. this Magickal Day of ________________. of the Path of ‫( פ‬Peh) on the Qabalistic Tree of Life. WITNESS MY HAND. as Thy Childe. love under will.

which is attributed to the Zodiacal Sign of Capricorn and “The Renovating Intelligence”. hereby take this Magick Oath to be duly initiated into the Mysteries. WITNESS MY HAND. In accordance with my Holy Duty to evolve in Thy Light. and also known as “The Lord of the Gates of Matter” and “The Childe of the Forces of Time”. Sol in _____. I HEREBY ASSERT AND AFFIRM MY WILL to perform and accomplish this Great Work. 20___). this Magickal Day of ________________. and equilibrate the Energies. ABRAHADABRA 97 . I. love under will. as represented by the Atu of Thoth entitled “The Devil”.OATH OF THE PATH OF ‫ע‬ Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. of the Path of ‫( ע‬Ayin) on the Qabalistic Tree of Life. as Thy Childe. _________________________ Motto Love is the law. Luna in _____ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (_____________.

_________________________ Motto Love is the law. which is attributed to the Zodiacal Sign of Sagittarius and “The Intelligence of Probation or Tentative One”.OATH OF THE PATH OF ‫ס‬ Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. hereby take this Magick Oath to be duly initiated into the Mysteries. of the Path of ‫( ס‬Samekh) on the Qabalistic Tree of Life. as Thy Childe. I. love under will. I HEREBY ASSERT AND AFFIRM MY WILL to perform and accomplish this Great Work. and equilibrate the Energies. Luna in _____ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (_____________. 20___). the Bringer-forth of Life”. as represented by the Atu of Thoth entitled “The Art”. and also known as “The Daughter of the Reconcilers. In accordance with my Holy Duty to evolve in Thy Light. Sol in _____. ABRAHADABRA 98 . WITNESS MY HAND. this Magickal Day of ________________.

this Magickal Day of ________________. which is attributed to the Zodiacal Sign of Scorpio and “The Imaginative Intelligence”. WITNESS MY HAND. I. hereby take this Magick Oath to be duly initiated into the Mysteries. I HEREBY ASSERT AND AFFIRM MY WILL to perform and accomplish this Great Work. love under will. and equilibrate the Energies. _________________________ Motto Love is the law. ABRAHADABRA 99 . as represented by the Atu of Thoth entitled “Death”. In accordance with my Holy Duty to evolve in Thy Light. as Thy Childe. and also known as “The Childe of the Great Transformers” and “The Lord of the Gate of Death”. of the Path of ‫( נ‬Nun) on the Qabalistic Tree of Life. Luna in _____ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (_____________.OATH OF THE PATH OF ‫נ‬ Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. Sol in _____. 20___).

Luna in _____ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (_____________. of the Path of ‫( מ‬Mem) on the Qabalistic Tree of Life. and also known as “The Spirit of the Mighty Waters”. hereby take this Magick Oath to be duly initiated into the Mysteries. as Thy Childe. WITNESS MY HAND. I HEREBY ASSERT AND AFFIRM MY WILL to perform and accomplish this Great Work. I. this Magickal Day of ________________. 20___). which is attributed to the Element of Water and “The Stable Intelligence”. love under will. _________________________ Motto Love is the law. ABRAHADABRA 100 . and equilibrate the Energies. In accordance with my Holy Duty to evolve in Thy Light. Sol in _____.OATH OF THE PATH OF ‫מ‬ Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. as represented by the Atu of Thoth entitled “The Hanged Man”.

this Magickal Day of ________________.OATH OF THE PATH OF ‫ל‬ Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. Sol in _____. and equilibrate the Energies. and also known as “The Daughter of the Lords of Truth” and “The Ruler of the Balance”. hereby take this Magick Oath to be duly initiated into the Mysteries. 20___). which is attributed to the Zodiacal Sign of Libra and “The Faithful Intelligence”. as Thy Childe. WITNESS MY HAND. In accordance with my Holy Duty to evolve in Thy Light. Luna in _____ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (_____________. of the Path of ‫( ל‬Lamed) on the Qabalistic Tree of Life. love under will. I. as represented by the Atu of Thoth entitled “Adjustment”. _________________________ Motto Love is the law. I HEREBY ASSERT AND AFFIRM MY WILL to perform and accomplish this Great Work. ABRAHADABRA 101 .

I. _________________________ Motto Love is the law. In accordance with my Holy Duty to evolve in Thy Light.OATH OF THE PATH OF ‫כ‬ Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. which is attributed to the Planet Jupiter and “The Intelligence of Conciliation”. hereby take this Magick Oath to be duly initiated into the Mysteries. Luna in _____ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (_____________. as represented by the Atu of Thoth entitled “The Wheel”. ABRAHADABRA 102 . I HEREBY ASSERT AND AFFIRM MY WILL to perform and accomplish this Great Work. Sol in _____. and equilibrate the Energies. love under will. 20___). of the Path of ‫( כ‬Kaph) on the Qabalistic Tree of Life. and also known as “The Lord of the Forces of Life”. as Thy Childe. this Magickal Day of ________________. WITNESS MY HAND.

OATH OF THE PATH OF

‫י‬

Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe

Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. In accordance with my Holy Duty to evolve in Thy Light, I, as Thy Childe, hereby take this Magick Oath to be duly initiated into the Mysteries, and equilibrate the Energies, of the Path of ‫( י‬Yod) on the Qabalistic Tree of Life, as represented by the Atu of Thoth entitled “The Hermit”, which is attributed to the Zodiacal Sign of Virgo and “The Intelligence of Will”, and also known as “The Prophet of the Eternal, the Magus of the Voice of Power”. I HEREBY ASSERT AND AFFIRM MY WILL to perform and accomplish this Great Work. WITNESS MY HAND, this Magickal Day of ________________, Sol in _____, Luna in _____ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (_____________, 20___).

_________________________ Motto Love is the law, love under will. ABRAHADABRA

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OATH OF THE PATH OF

‫ט‬

Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe

Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. In accordance with my Holy Duty to evolve in Thy Light, I, as Thy Childe, hereby take this Magick Oath to be duly initiated into the Mysteries, and equilibrate the Energies, of the Path of ‫( ט‬Teth) on the Qabalistic Tree of Life, as represented by the Atu of Thoth entitled “Lust”, which is attributed to the Zodiacal Sign of Leo and “The Intelligence of all the Activities of the Spiritual Being”, and also known as “The Daughter of the Flaming Sword”. I HEREBY ASSERT AND AFFIRM MY WILL to perform and accomplish this Great Work. WITNESS MY HAND, this Magickal Day of ________________, Sol in _____, Luna in _____ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (_____________, 20___).

_________________________ Motto Love is the law, love under will. ABRAHADABRA

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OATH OF THE PATH OF

‫ח‬

Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe

Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. In accordance with my Holy Duty to evolve in Thy Light, I, as Thy Childe, hereby take this Magick Oath to be duly initiated into the Mysteries, and equilibrate the Energies, of the Path of ‫( ח‬Cheth) on the Qabalistic Tree of Life, as represented by the Atu of Thoth entitled “The Chariot”, which is attributed to the Zodiacal Sign of Cancer and “The Intelligence of the House of Influence”, and also known as “The Childe of the Powers of the Waters: the Lord of the Triumph of Light”. I HEREBY ASSERT AND AFFIRM MY WILL to perform and accomplish this Great Work. WITNESS MY HAND, this Magickal Day of ________________, Sol in _____, Luna in _____ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (_____________, 20___).

_________________________ Motto Love is the law, love under will. ABRAHADABRA

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OATH OF THE PATH OF

‫ז‬

Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe

Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. In accordance with my Holy Duty to evolve in Thy Light, I, as Thy Childe, hereby take this Magick Oath to be duly initiated into the Mysteries, and equilibrate the Energies, of the Path of ‫( ז‬Zayin) on the Qabalistic Tree of Life, as represented by the Atu of Thoth entitled “The Lovers”, which is attributed to the Zodiacal Sign of Gemini and “The Disposing One”, and also known as “The Children of the Voice: the Oracle of the Mighty Gods”. I HEREBY ASSERT AND AFFIRM MY WILL to perform and accomplish this Great Work. WITNESS MY HAND, this Magickal Day of ________________, Sol in _____, Luna in _____ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (_____________, 20___).

_________________________ Motto Love is the law, love under will. ABRAHADABRA

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OATH OF THE PATH OF

‫ו‬

Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe

Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. In accordance with my Holy Duty to evolve in Thy Light, I, as Thy Childe, hereby take this Magick Oath to be duly initiated into the Mysteries, and equilibrate the Energies, of the Path of ‫( ו‬Vau) on the Qabalistic Tree of Life, as represented by the Atu of Thoth entitled “The Hierophant”, which is attributed to the Zodiacal Sign of Taurus and “The Triumphal or Eternal One”, and also known as “The Magus of the Eternal”. I HEREBY ASSERT AND AFFIRM MY WILL to perform and accomplish this Great Work. WITNESS MY HAND, this Magickal Day of ________________, Sol in _____, Luna in _____ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (_____________, 20___).

_________________________ Motto Love is the law, love under will. ABRAHADABRA

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of the Path of ‫( ה‬Heh) on the Qabalistic Tree of Life. 20___). In accordance with my Holy Duty to evolve in Thy Light. I HEREBY ASSERT AND AFFIRM MY WILL to perform and accomplish this Great Work. as Thy Childe. which is attributed to the Zodiacal Sign of Aquarius and “The Natural Intelligence”. hereby take this Magick Oath to be duly initiated into the Mysteries. I. love under will. and equilibrate the Energies. WITNESS MY HAND. Luna in _____ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (_____________. this Magickal Day of ________________. Sol in _____. ABRAHADABRA 108 .OATH OF THE PATH OF ‫ה‬ Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. _________________________ Motto Love is the law. and also known as “The Daughter of the Firmament: the Dweller between the Waters”. as represented by the Atu of Thoth entitled “The Star”.

ABRAHADABRA 109 . I HEREBY ASSERT AND AFFIRM MY WILL to perform and accomplish this Great Work.OATH OF THE PATH OF ‫ד‬ Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. as Thy Childe. WITNESS MY HAND. love under will. as represented by the Atu of Thoth entitled “The Empress”. _________________________ Motto Love is the law. which is attributed to the Planet Venus and “The Illuminating Intelligence”. and also known as “The Daughter of the Mighty Ones”. In accordance with my Holy Duty to evolve in Thy Light. this Magickal Day of ________________. and equilibrate the Energies. hereby take this Magick Oath to be duly initiated into the Mysteries. Luna in _____ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (_____________. I. of the Path of ‫( ד‬Daleth) on the Qabalistic Tree of Life. Sol in _____. 20___).

love under will. as represented by the Atu of Thoth entitled “The Priestess”. Luna in _____ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (_____________. Sol in _____. I HEREBY ASSERT AND AFFIRM MY WILL to perform and accomplish this Great Work. which is attributed to the Planet the Moon and “The Uniting Intelligence”. and also known as “The Priestess of the Silver Star”. _________________________ Motto Love is the law. In accordance with my Holy Duty to evolve in Thy Light. I. of the Path of ‫( ג‬Gimel) on the Qabalistic Tree of Life. hereby take this Magick Oath to be duly initiated into the Mysteries. ABRAHADABRA 110 . WITNESS MY HAND. this Magickal Day of ________________.OATH OF THE PATH OF ‫ג‬ Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. 20___). and equilibrate the Energies. as Thy Childe.

WITNESS MY HAND. as Thy Childe. this Magickal Day of ________________. and equilibrate the Energies.OATH OF THE PATH OF ‫ב‬ Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. Sol in _____. 20___). and also known as “The Magus of Power”. ABRAHADABRA 111 . _________________________ Motto Love is the law. Luna in _____ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (_____________. as represented by the Atu of Thoth entitled “The Magus”. I. In accordance with my Holy Duty to evolve in Thy Light. of the Path of ‫( ב‬Beth) on the Qabalistic Tree of Life. hereby take this Magick Oath to be duly initiated into the Mysteries. I HEREBY ASSERT AND AFFIRM MY WILL to perform and accomplish this Great Work. love under will. which is attributed to the Planet Mercury and “The Intelligence of Transparency”.

as Thy Childe. of the Path of ‫( א‬Aleph) on the Qabalistic Tree of Life. In accordance with my Holy Duty to evolve in Thy Light.OATH OF THE PATH OF ‫א‬ Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. WITNESS MY HAND. which is attributed to the Element of Air and “The Scintillating Intelligence”. and also known as “The Spirit of the Aire”. I. Sol in _____. Luna in _____ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (_____________. this Magickal Day of ________________. as represented by the Atu of Thoth entitled “The Fool”. I HEREBY ASSERT AND AFFIRM MY WILL to perform and accomplish this Great Work. and equilibrate the Energies. _________________________ Motto Love is the law. 20___). hereby take this Magick Oath to be duly initiated into the Mysteries. love under will. ABRAHADABRA 112 .

20___). _________________________ Motto Love is the law. ABRAHADABRA 113 . love under will. Luna in _____ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (_____________. I HEREBY ASSERT AND AFFIRM MY WILL to perform and accomplish this Great Work. In accordance with my Holy Duty to evolve in Thy Light. WITNESS MY HAND.OATH OF THE PATH OF LIFE Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. and equilibrate the Energies. as represented by the Ace of Disks of the Tarot. I. Sol in _____. of the Secret Path of Life on the Qabalistic Tree of Life. this Magickal Day of ________________. as Thy Childe. hereby take this Magick Oath to be duly initiated into the Mysteries. which is attributed to the Emanations of Kether corresponding to the Element of Earth.

_________________________ Motto Love is the law. this Magickal Day of ________________. I HEREBY ASSERT AND AFFIRM MY WILL to perform and accomplish this Great Work. Sol in _____. as Thy Childe. I. ABRAHADABRA 114 . WITNESS MY HAND. hereby take this Magick Oath to be duly initiated into the Mysteries. love under will. which is attributed to the Emanations of Kether corresponding to the Element of Air.OATH OF THE PATH OF LIBERTY Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. of the Secret Path of Liberty on the Qabalistic Tree of Life. as represented by the Ace of Swords of the Tarot. and equilibrate the Energies. 20___). In accordance with my Holy Duty to evolve in Thy Light. Luna in _____ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (_____________.

In accordance with my Holy Duty to evolve in Thy Light. as represented by the Ace of Cups of the Tarot.OATH OF THE PATH OF LOVE Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. ABRAHADABRA 115 . 20___). Luna in _____ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (_____________. I HEREBY ASSERT AND AFFIRM MY WILL to perform and accomplish this Great Work. this Magickal Day of ________________. WITNESS MY HAND. which is attributed to the Emanations of Kether corresponding to the Element of Water. love under will. of the Secret Path of Love on the Qabalistic Tree of Life. and equilibrate the Energies. _________________________ Motto Love is the law. I. Sol in _____. as Thy Childe. hereby take this Magick Oath to be duly initiated into the Mysteries.

_________________________ Motto Love is the law.OATH OF THE PATH OF LIGHT Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. and equilibrate the Energies. ABRAHADABRA 116 . WITNESS MY HAND. Luna in _____ during Anno _____ in the New Aeon of Horus (_____________. Sol in _____. love under will. I HEREBY ASSERT AND AFFIRM MY WILL to perform and accomplish this Great Work. I. In accordance with my Holy Duty to evolve in Thy Light. 20___). which is attributed to the Emanations of Kether corresponding to the Element of Fire. as Thy Childe. as represented by the Ace of Wands of the Tarot. of the Secret Path of Light on the Qabalistic Tree of Life. this Magickal Day of ________________. hereby take this Magick Oath to be duly initiated into the Mysteries.

Love under Will. or Solar Plane. as the Chalice unites with and enflames the Blade. Luna in Aries Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus. sweet calamus (cane) and cassia.THE HOLY OIL Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2009 Sanctuary of Thoth. Therefore. Chesed and Geburah. There are many different ways to prepare the Holy Oil. pure virgin olive oil may be used. sweet cinnamon. When the Childe is admitted to the upper Astral Plane. 2009 e. as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) On behalf of the Sanctuary of Thoth Die Sol. Received by ACh LA. Chokmah and Binah. which involves a blending of pure myrrh. this corresponds with Supernal Triangle of Kether. as the Childe’s Eye is opened unto Nuit’s Chalice. Lastly. we prefer to use the Anointing Oil given to Moses in the Tanakh (Exodus 30:22-25). At the Sanctuary. the apex of the white triangle will point east. (March 1. This corresponds with the Blue Ascending Triangle of Nuit on the lower Astral Plane. We encourage you to investigate the variant formulae and formulate a blend which is best for you to use in your Holy Work. The triangle will then show the Blade. The various formulae for preparing Abramelin Oil are adaptations of the formula from the Tanakh. All rights reserved. the apex of the white triangle will point west. The apex of the white triangle generally points in the direction you are facing in your Holy Rites. Amen. Higher yet. even though the Childe will generally be facing South when working from the Square of the Holy One on the Tau in Ygdrasil. 31/31 31 Do what thou Wilt shall be the whole of the Law. As the Childe evolves. which is aptly described in other papers issued by the Sanctuary. it is kept in the physical Temple on a white triangle on the Holy Altar. Love is the Law. The Holy Oil is used in consecration. This corresponds with the triangle of the Heavenly Hexagram which connects to Kether. In the magickal practices of the Sanctuary. with olive oil.) ABRAHADABRA!!! 117 . Sol in Pisces.v. up through the Work of the Childe of Tiphareth. Most simply. the apex of the triangle is turned to the South. the apex of the triangle is turned to the North to point to the Holy One in Ygdrasil.

This may be performed in or out of the Temple. May it inspire the Children of Earth to apply themselves in freedom to the Great Work. to seek out their starry heritage. May only love and joy enter therein. May all spirits of the world of phantasm depart. It may be adapted for many uses. And so shall we assist with the Great Work of a New Creation. may be burnt in or out of the Temple. THE HOLY WORK MUST NOT BE LEFT UNDONE!!! 118 . The charge furthers your Great Work and prepares an offering of love and devotion to the Most High. consecrate and charge thee. The incense. to draw into thee. and say: Hallow be Thy incense that we offer here today. or otherwise with the Planetary correspondence of the Magickal Day on which the charge is performed. Such high and noble tasks. May our work truly bring harmony and love to the Universe. The following example of a charge can assist you in performing the Great Work. see the Sphere erect around you as a flaming Jewel of Light. All rights reserved. out of our Love for them. When you are ready. You are encouraged to use incense which is in correspondence with your Great Work. once prepared. and may they come to understand the loving embrace of their Holy Guardian Angel. I do bless. powerful and correct energies to assist us in performing the Great Work of the Universe here today. And once on that Path. blessed and protected in the work. And so shall we assist in undoing the Wrong of the Beginning. the most beneficial.A CHARGE (Applied in the context of preparing some Incense) Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2008 Sanctuary of Thoth. The charge given below is applied in the context of preparing some incense. and to take the first step on the Royal Path of Initiation. hold the incense upon high. Wherefore. may they be empowered.

and how best to perform and accomplish the Work. as they intertwine. so my work may be True. beneficial and correct potential. May these energies supplement. May this work be Crowned and Blessed By Heru-Ra-Ha and by Thoth. healing the Womb of the Goddess. powerful. counter-balance and assist each other. and I may serve Thee ever so rightly in the various roles that have been appointed. and in the most beneficial. May these energies nurture the seeds planted on the beginning of this Lunar Cycle. and Equilibrating the Energies. it would be appropriate to insert it here. as Thy Childe. correct and efficient way. may thou open this Childe’s Eye unto the Great Work to be performed on this Holy Day. and may the other energies and spells we have placed into action. correct and efficient way. and assist this Childe in attaining the most exalted states of seedless samadhi and kaivalya. 1 If the Name of your Angel has been revealed to you. as they ascend magickally and spiritually up the Qabalistic Tree of Life. as to the nature of the Work. beneficial and correct potential. like the Serpents on the Caduceus. through my own work. balance and correct the other energies and spells we have placed into action. maximum.May we prosecute this Great Work of the Universe. and by [state the Divine Hierarchy of the Sephira corresponding to the Magickal Day] on this Magickal Day of [insert the Name of the Planet corresponding to the Magickal Day]. May this work be further Crowned and Blessed by our Lady Babylon the Beautiful. supplement. 2 so they may grow magickally. by this Childe’s Holy Guardian Angel 1. May I. and in the most beneficial. 2 119 . as Scribe and Magician to the Gods. spiritually and materially to their utmost. [state the focus of the work]. O my Lord. develop magickally and spiritually to my utmost maximum. powerful. May this assist this Childe in being Initiated into the Mysteries. In this regard. Members of the Second Order would reference the Solar Cycle here. each making each other stronger. balance and correct these energies. May these energies lustrate past seeds.

Frater AHBH AChD (Brian Goldstein) On behalf of the Sanctuary of Thoth Die Saturnus. harming no one on the way.) Revised by ACh LA. 2008 e. (March 7. or cast upon anyone any curse.May this incense contain such qualities and attributes to be ever so pleasing to the Holy Names spoken and adored here today. Sol in Pisces. So mote it be! So it shall be! So be it! So it is! ABRAHADABRA Through the Planes. impediments or adversaries to these high and noble goals be overcome and. Luna in Leo Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus. to the extent necessary. May this assist you in performing and accomplishing your Great Work. Ever to Thy Glory! Amen!!! Our Love and Blessings Unto Thee Nuit!!! 93 93/93 Closing Note: Once the charge is complete. Sol in Taurus. 2009 e.v. (May 17. banished. [If the Lunar or Solar Cycle is Waning. cense your Sphere as appropriate with the sweet smell of the incense and the energy released while the offering is burnt. as Scribe Die Saturnus. In no way shall these spells reverse. Luna in Scorpio Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus. say:] May any obstacles.v.) 120 .

” Proceed with your other Magickal and Mystical Work. 3. All rights reserved. Trace the Holy Cross of the Crown. See the “The Formulae of the Sphere (The Magick Circle” and “The Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars”.RITUAL OF THE CROWN Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2008 Sanctuary of Thoth. Formulate your Sphere. 5. Amen. to receive guidance as to your Holy Work. Formulate the Zodiacal Belt around your Holy Space. and is recommended for all Aspirants of Magick. Formulate your Sphere. the Childe will generally face east when performing the Ritual. Members of the Second Order who have attained to the Solar Plane. It assists in raising your consciousness to your Higher Genius.“May the Light and Love of the Crown move me ever so rightly in the Holy Work. Formulate the Natal Crown upon your Head. 1. Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. and Members of the Third Order. The formulae of the Sphere have been aptly described in other papers issued by the Sanctuary which are included in this book. will face in the direction corresponding with the Plane of their Working (as described in other papers issued by the Sanctuary included in this book). 121 . A great deal can be learned by the study of this simple ritual. 2. which proceeds as follows: 1. The Ritual of the Crown is a simple rite designed to be performed at the inception of any Magickal or Mystical Work. [Additional Commentary: This step is omitted by Members of the Third Order. 4. Notes regarding the Ritual of the Crown: Each of the five steps of this Ritual are discussed below. It is of fundamental importance in the Sanctuary’s System of Initiation.] Recognize the Unity of the Crown. Through the Work of the Childe of Tiphareth. saying .

2. if you have not already done so. at least at first. which is the Zodiacal Sign in the east (on the ascendant) at the time of your birth. the Jewels of your Natal Crown are arranged so that the Jewel corresponding with your Rising Sign is fixed on the front of the Crown. In formulating the Natal Crown. for example. This will require you to know your Rising Sign. The Natal Crown is fixed upon your head and does not move. then Blue for Sagittarius. colored as follows: Zodiacal Sign: Aries Taurus Gemini Cancer Leo Virgo Libra Scorpio Sagittarius Capricorn Aquarius Pisces Color: Scarlet Scarlet-Orange Orange Amber Yellow Green-Yellow Emerald Green Blue-Green Blue Indigo (Ultra) Violet Crimson In simplest terms. It is recommended that you obtain a Natal Chart on yourself. Accordingly. it is recommended that Aspirants of Magick initially learn Astrology in the context of studying their own Natal Chart. you will likely have a tendency to see into the Magickal Planes in the color given above corresponding to your Rising Sign. moving to the left. So. the next Jewel would be Blue-Green for Scorpio. if your Rising Sign is Libra. the Jewel on the front would be Emerald Green. as well as the position of the Planets in the Zodiac at the time of your birth. 122 . consider each Zodiacal Sign as a Jewel of Light. and then the rest of the Jewels proceed to the left around the Crown in the order of the Zodiac. but to learn about their True Self and the forces we have to work with in our rites. Formulate the Natal Crown upon your head. not for purposes of divination. then Indigo for Capricorn and so on until the Circle of your Crown is complete. The Natal Chart will show your Rising Sign. Further. This will give you insight into your Starry composition and nature.

then trace a bar of the Cross down to touch the Crown. Frater AHBH AL (Brian Goldstein) Received on the Day of the Sun Sol in Leo.“May the Light and Love of the Crown move me ever so rightly in the Holy Work.) As indicated above. Recognize the Unity of the Crown. simply use the fingers in the Sign of Benediction to assist the visualization.3. Formulate the Zodiacal Belt around your Holy Space. Yours in the Great Work. (This will also change for Members of the Second Order who have attained to the Solar Plane for reasons given in the Guide to the Oaths of Initiation. Accordingly. this Step is omitted by Members of the Third Order for reasons Known to them. laying the thumb across them. This is formulated about the perimeter of your Sphere. Alternatively. You reach up. if you do not have a physical Magick Wand. May you come to realize this and the Crown that has been placed upon your head. touch the Kether (or Light) above your head. What is referred to above is your Holy Crown Jewels. See the papers entitled “The Blade & The Chalice” and “The Daily Conjurations”. Luna in Taurus 123 . and proceeds to the left around the Circle in the order of the Zodiac. given to you at birth and more precious than any thing you possess. it is recommended when using the Sanctuary’s System of Initiation. Amen. when the Holy Words are spoken. then back up to touch the center of Crown. and cannot be divided. The Zodiacal Belt generally begins with Aries in the east. then trace a bar down the center touching your Solar Plexus. Additional Commentary: In the magickal practices of the Sanctuary. which is your True Magick Circle. 4. then back to center. and work in the Light and Love of that Crown. Although this is unnecessary in your own Work. Trace the Holy Cross of the Crown. Cancer in the north. saying . 5. and curling the other fingers to the palm. The Sign of Benediction is made by pointing the index and middle fingers. trace a bar to the left and then to the right across the Crown. Aries would be in the east. Great magickal formula is contained in the symbolism of this Cross which relates to the Holy Tau in Ygdrasil. Libra in the west and Capricorn in the south. the Cross of the Crown is used to trace all Crosses in all magickal acts or rites. The Crown is ever one.” This is done using the Magick Wand.

as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) Die Saturnus. 2008 e. Sol in Pisces.Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus July 27. Luna in Leo. A AB ABR ABRA ABRAH ABRAHA ABRAHAD ABRAHADA ABRAHADAB ABRAHADABR ABRAHADABRA 93 93/93 124 . Love is the law.v. Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus March 7. Revised by ACh LA. 2009 e. love under will.v.

to “separate” and organize the elements therein so they may operate more efficiently in accord with their own nature. get to know them through direct experience and then reassimilate them. The “Traditional” and “Thelemic” formulae or approach to organizing a Pentagram Ritual are discussed below. All rights reserved. as a more modern approach which is “user friendly” by all Children of the Light. You are encouraged to experiment with both formulae. The Pentagram Formula is initially used to establish Holy Space and to open the Holy Temple. each point of the Pentagram is addressed in turn. This evolves as higher initiation occurs. Pentagram Formula is learned by the Childe of Earth. The Dominis Liminis works with Spirit and the Spirit Pentagrams. The Childe of Hod works with the element of Water and the Elemental Water Pentagram. It is used to bring order to your Sphere. You may find that you prefer one formula over the other or that one formula seems to produce better results for certain types of work than the other. The ceremonial approach to these formulae is different than what has traditionally been taught. the Sphere becomes organized from an elemental perspective on an initiated basis. The following approach to the Pentagram Formulae is evolved and applied in the context of the Ritual of the Stars. The Childe of Yesod works with the element of Air and the Elemental Air Pentagram. A Pentagram Ritual may be used to evoke the elements within your Sphere. As the Childe’s initiation progresses. The Childe of Netzach works with the element of Fire and the Elemental Fire Pentagram. This has been given as an evolution of the rituals of “old”. The Childe of Malkuth works with the element of Earth and the Elemental Earth Pentagram. and so Spirit may descend in the midst to redeem. and is given to Members of the First Order who are using the System of Initiation offered through the Sanctuary of Thoth. Sanctuary of Thoth. but the Thelemic formula serves you better for 125 . so you may purify and consecrate them to the Great Work.SCROLL OF THE PENTAGRAM FORMULAE For the First Order Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2008. Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. but important. For example. you may find that the Traditional formula serves you better in working directly with the elements (or an element). A basic. The Pentagram is a symbol which forms a basis of initiation into the First Order of the Great Order of the Universe. The Pentagram Formulae are also a key to understanding and working with other magickal formulae. equilibrate and inform the elements. Then.

Pray to the Holy Guardian Angel for initiation. Frater AHBH AL. Ask and you shall receive. 4. And always give thanks. You stand in the center of the “X”. meaning “To Thee be the Power unto the Ages. Luna in Aquarius Anno IVxvi (104) in the New Aeon of Horus (August 15. 3. is something for you to decide based on your own experiences. Black Pillar of Severity on your right). think of the color yellow (assigning it to this quadrant) and say “YHVH” (pronounced Yod-Heh-Vau-Heh). think of the color blue (assigning it to this quadrant) and say “AHIH” (pronounced Eheieh). Let it blaze brightly! Focus on the quadrant before you (formed by the “X”). Yours in the Great Work. 2.) Formulate the floor of your Sphere. so that the top center point extends out of your praying hands. 8. Focus on the quadrant behind you. Take note that this is actually being formulated on your embodied Tree of Life (White Pillar of Mercy on your left. Focus on the quadrant to the left of you. Focus on the quadrant to the right of you. which is symbolized by your Magick Circle.) Pentagram Formulae for the Childe of Earth Traditional Formula: 1. Seek to rightly formulate your Sphere using the Pentagram. Middle Pillar down your median line. and the bottom points extend through your hips. however. think of the color red (assigning it to this quadrant) and say “ADNI” (pronounced Adonai). It is a means of gaining control of the elements within your Sphere. 5.more general types of workings or in performing Path workings. visualizing a Magick Circle around you with an “X” in the Circle connecting to the edge. think of the color green (assigning it to this quadrant) and say “AGLA” (pronounced Agla). as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) For the Sanctuary of Thoth Sol in Leo. my Lord”. Stand with hands in prayer position over the solar plexus. 6. the middle points extend over your shoulders. Hold this visualization of the Pentagram as firmly as possible until Step 9 below. 126 . Face east. The Pentagram is a “key”. and trace the Holy Cross of the Crown. (See the Ritual of the Crown for instructions. 2008 e.v. May you use these gifts wisely and well. Formulate a Pentagram of Blue-White Light over your body. This. Note that “AGLA” is a notaricon for the Hebrew phrase Ateh Gibor le-olam Adonai. 7.

[See the paper entitled “The Purification and Consecration of the Sphere (Suggestions for the Newcomer)” for simple suggestions in this regard. Make the Sign of Triumph. 11. Formulate a Pentagram of Blue-White Light over your body. Focus on the quadrant behind you. Stand with hands in prayer position over the solar plexus. Let it blaze brightly! Focus on the quadrant before you (formed by the “X”). Make the Sign of Triumph. Go forth. and end all in the Sign of Silence absorbing all energies within your Sphere in the process to return your Sphere to “normal” operating condition. make the Sign of Silence. 3. Bring your focus to the east again (completing the Circle). Hold this visualization of the Pentagram as firmly as possible until Step 9 below. absorbing the Pentagram into your chest and allowing it to shine brightly. and trace the Holy Cross of the Crown. Focus on the quadrant to the right of you. Face east. 11. so that the top center point extends out of your praying hands. 5. Take note that this is actually being formulated on your embodied Tree of Life (White Pillar on your left.] Perform any other magickal or mystical work on your agenda. Trace the Holy Cross of the Crown. think of the color red (assigning it to this quadrant) and say loudly “HADIT”. think of the color green (assigning it to this quadrant) and say “THERION”. Formulate the floor of your Sphere. repeat the Ritual (Steps 1 through 11). absorbing the Pentagram into your chest and allowing it to shine brightly. taking note of the organization of your Sphere. Proceed to purify and consecrate your Circle with Water and Fire. 8. the middle points extend over your shoulders. Bring your focus to the east again (completing your Circle). this prepares your Sphere for other work. 9. 10. visualizing a Magick Circle around you with an “X” in the Circle connecting to the edge. Thelemic Formula: 1. To close your working.9. make the Sign of Silence. taking note of the organization of your Sphere. This purifies and consecrates the elements within your Sphere to the Great Work. Focus on the quadrant to the left of you. 2. 127 . always remembering to equilibrate. In addition to what is said above. You stand in the center of the “X”. and the bottom points extend through your hips. 10. think of the color blue (assigning it to this quadrant) and say quietly “BABALON”. More involved practices are suggested below to perform these important acts. Middle Pillar down your median line. Proceed to purify and consecrate your Circle with Water and Fire. into the World of Man. Black Pillar on your right). Trace the Holy Cross of the Crown. think of the color yellow (assigning it to this quadrant) and say “NUIT”. 6. transformed. 7. give a License to Depart. 4.

absorb. If you choose to trace the Pentagram. is unnecessary. you may make the Sign of the Enterer (also known as the Sign of Projection or the Sign of Horus). you may turn to each quarter from the center as you address that quarter (in Steps 6 through 9). You may face east from the center during the entire Ritual. for the Childe of Earth. however. so you are prepared to perform the Ritual any time as circumstances permit. give a License to Depart. as indicated above. As an alternative to hands in prayer position. hold the breath and then release the breath sweeping the left hand down in a graceful motion so the arm is straight and the hand is behind the buttocks. To assist the visualization. resting it against your bottom lip. This. you may also trace the Pentagram. and raising the elbow to create a horizontal line with the left shoulder. Go forth. The Sign of Triumph (also known as the Sign of Typhon or the Sign of the Trident) is made by standing as you did in the Sign of Silence (left foot at a 45 degree or so angle. This is made by standing feet together with heals touching. It is necessary to formulate the Pentagram. Learning to perform the Ritual mentally will also assist you in learning about and working in your Body of Light.Perform any other magickal or mystical work on your agenda. and then taking a step forward with the left foot about a foot or two (depending on your size) while extending the arms forward and bringing the head down to look straight forward between the hands. try to firmly see yourself as if you backed up against the image shown on Atu XX of the Thoth Tarot Deck. into the World of Man. expand. The Sign of Silence (also known as the Sign of Harpocrates or Hoor-Pa-Kraat) is made by standing left foot at a 45 degree or so angle. taking the left index finger or thumb. placing the heal of the right foot in the arch of the left foot. and end all in the Sign of Silence absorbing all energies in your Sphere in the process to return your Sphere to “normal” operating condition. There is no need to leave the center. As you make the Sign of Silence. This will greatly aid your work. To close your working. transformed. As you do so. Simply “displaying” the Pentagram as described above will “get the job done”. pointing it straight up your median line. Note that Typhon is the dragon      128 . drawing the hands (palms down) back to the ears. It is best to learn to perform the Ritual both ways (if you are able). Ritual Notes:  A Pentagram Ritual may be performed mentally or physically with equal success. Proceed as you will. and proceeding from there. Alternatively. which is traced from the bottom left (Earth) point up to the top center (Spirit) point. take a deep breath in. repeat the Ritual (Steps 1 through 11). always remembering to equilibrate. it is recommended that you use only the Banishing Earth Pentagram. placing the heal of the right foot in the arch of the left foot). making two fists at the solar plexus (palms towards the body) and then thrusting the hands up (opening them in the process) to fully extend the arms in the form of a “V” with palms out.

breath on it (filling it with Life and Love). for He has conquered Typhon by His Wisdom. doing the same thing in each quadrant. is forced to descend from the higher spheres and be reborn into the physical world. simply make a triangle by bringing the index finger and thumb of your hands together (point up). then move to the east and say – “When all phantoms have vanished. being imperfect. from which man can release himself only by vanquishing this mortal adversary. These images will also assist in any purifications you perform physically. To consecrate without using incense. bring your hands down and see the Holy Water swirling about in Blue Light purifying ever aspect of your Sphere and all within your Magick Circle. Typhon signifies the lower worlds. thou shall see the Holy Formless Fire.   of ignorance and perversion. genital area and feet (Tiphareth. and say “I consecrate with the Holy Fire and Light”. face east. wave the Incense three times in the center of the Cross. move to the center of your Circle. raise your hands in the form of the triangle upon high in the center of your Circle. the Crowned and Conquering Childe. dip your fingers in the Water. and conquer Typhon in your practice of the Royal Art and Science of Magick! The Signs of Projection. trace the Holy Cross of the Crown on your body (as given in the Ritual of the Crown). that Fire which darts and flashes through the hidden depths of the Universe. then move in the direction of the Pentagram formula you are using (clockwise if using the Traditional formula or counter-clockwise if using the Thelemic formula). take some incense. sprinkle three times in the center of the Cross. then return past the east to complete your Circle. doing the same thing in each quadrant. Yesod and Malkuth on the embodied Tree of Life). Yesod and Malkuth on the embodied Tree of Life). Put down the cup. then return past the east to complete your Circle. take a cup of water. then dip your fingers in the Water again and sprinkle at your heart center. move to the center of your Circle. dip your fingers it the Water. Silence and Triumph fulfill certain Magickal Formulae. say “I purify with the Holy Water and Love”. lowering the Incense in the process. then move in the direction of the Pentagram formula you are using (clockwise if using the Traditional formula or counter-clockwise if using the Thelemic formula). and the devourer of souls. genital area and feet (Tiphareth. resounding Sea”. raise the cup upon high in the center of your circle. as you do so. Hermes is frequently pictured with one foot on the ba ck of Typhon. therefore. then move to the east and say – “So. raise the cup on high and say “I purify with the Holy Water and Love”. Put down the Incense. lowering the cup in the process. hold your hands over the incense for a moment (filling them with Liberty and Light). To purify your Magick Circle with Water. wave the Incense towards your heart center. To purify without using physical water. face east. To consecrate your Magick Circle with Fire. bring your hands down and see the Holy Fire swirling about in Red Brilliant Light consecrating ever aspect of your Sphere and all within 129 . the Priest(ess) that governeth the works of Fire must first sprinkle with the Lustral Water of the loud. simply make a cup with your hands. Trace the Holy Cross of the Crown before you with the cup. hear thou the Voice of Fire!” Trace the Holy Cross of the Crown before you with the Incense. raise the Incense upon high and say “I consecrate with the Holy Fire and Light”. and are known as the Three-Fold Signs of Horus. which swallow up the spiritual nature of the individual who. Be thou Hermes. breath into this cup. as you do so. To be swallowed up by Typhon signifies the process of rebirth. trace the Holy Cross of the Crown with the Incense before your body (as given in the Ritual of the Crown and being careful not to burn).

My blessings are with thee. To generally invoke the element of Earth.  your Circle to the Great Work. you may simply formulate it in Green Light without tracing it. Instructions are provided in the “Ritual Notes” above. Pentagram Formulae for the Childe of Malkuth The Childe of Malkuth is to work with the element of Earth from the perspective of Malkuth and the Elemental Earth Pentagram (among the other Stars and Symbols given in the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars and the Guide to the Oaths of Initiation). May there be peace between me and thee. You are working on the Tree of Life in Malkuth. with the elements organized in the quadrants. Purify and consecrate your Circle with Water and Fire. Amen. project into the Pentagram while calling the Divine Hierarchy for the Element of Earth. Face east. so the aspirant may learn the Royal Art and Science of Magick through direct experience and make progress on the Royal Path of Initiation. ere ye depart to your pleasant realms and abodes. which is as follows: 2. The foregoing is sufficient information to permit a new aspirant to immediately take up the work. This is done by starting at the top (Spirit) point. you may proceed as follows: 1. perform a Pentagram Ritual and begin the aspirant’s own experiments in the hermetic sciences. trace a single Invoking Earth Pentagram in Green Light. Directly in the center of your Circle. and then proceeding from there. but now from the perspective of Malkuth) throughout your entire working until the Sign of Silence in Step 10 below. We shall now discuss the natural evolution of the Pentagram formulae given above. And do thee come again when ye are so invoked and called. which will also be represented on the floor of your Sphere. A License to Depart may be given by saying the following: “All spirits heretofore called. or with praying hands. Blessed be. This generally prepares your Holy Space and opens the Holy Temple to higher planes. 3. 4. 93! Go in peace. These images will also assist in any consecrations you perform physically.” Always remember to end all in the Sign of Silence. Continue to hold these visualizations of your Sphere and those of your Magick Circle (described above as the “X” in the Circle. (As you become familiar with this Pentagram.) Make the Sign of Horus. focus on rising in your Sphere of Consciousness from the mundane plane of Earth to the Spiritual Sphere of Malkuth. Perform a Pentagram Ritual for the Childe of Earth as described above (otherwise known as a “Banishing Earth Pentagram Ritual”). moving down to the bottom left (Earth) point. When performing this Step. May the blessings of the Most High be upon thee. 130 .

8. not to mention other aspects). into the World of Man. fixed and mutual aspects of the element. The Banishing Earth Pentagram described in Step 7 above would also be traced (or otherwise formulated) in that quadrant. Return in the Sign of Silence. you would first face and move into the quadrant assigned to the sub-element according to the Pentagram formula you are using. When you are ready to close. No other changes to the Ritual are necessary. 11. At this stage of the work. fixed and mutual signs of Earth are Capricorn. Focusing on the visualizations given above will suffice. Let is stand as a beacon shining forth the Element of Earth you have evoked from within and invoked from all quarters of your Sphere. you would simply proceed as described above. The cardinal. and the Sign of Silence in Step 8 would also be given in that quadrant. 6. Go forth. trace (or otherwise formulate) a Banishing Earth Pentagram in Green Light over the Invoking Earth Pentagram beaming in the center of your Sphere.) Equilibrate. Close by repeating the Banishing Earth Pentagram Ritual (using the same formula used in Step 1). respectively. and end all in the Sign of Silence absorbing all energies in your Sphere in the process to return your Sphere to “normal” operating condition. simply do your best. Make the Sign of Silence to absorb these Earth Pentagrams. give a License to Depart. the same formula described above would be used. instead of tracing (or otherwise formulating) the Invoking Earth Pentagram in the center of your Circle (as described in Step 3 above). “Air of Earth”.Adonai Melekh (Atziluthic) Auriel (Briatic) Phorlakh (Yitziratic) Kerub (Assiatic) 5. 9. (See yourself with one foot on the back of the Typhon. transformed. whose image is a fire-breathing crocodile like dragon with a forked tail. and give thanks (if you have not already done so). 10. Pray to the Holy Guardian Angel for initiation. and perform Steps 3 through 6 in that quadrant. 7. This is to equilibrate the active against the passive. However. 131 . and perform any other work on your agenda. but would trace (or otherwise formulate) the appropriate Zodiacal symbol (which is its Sigil) in the center of the Pentagrams referred to in Steps 3 and 7 above. Make the Sign of Triumph to declare that you are conquering Typhon. The Ritual would otherwise proceed as described above. To invoke a “sub-element” of Earth (such as “Earth of Earth”. but do not absorb this Pentagram. “Water of Earth” or “Fire of Earth”). Taurus and Virgo. To work with the Zodiacal aspects of the element of Earth (to come to further know the cardinal. We proceed. Images of the floor of your Sphere will evolve as your initiation into the Sephiroth and Paths on the Tree of Life progresses.

As indicated above. this generally prepares your Holy Space and opens the Holy Temple to higher planes. 3. focus on rising in your Sphere of Consciousness from the mundane plane of Earth to the Spiritual Sphere of Yesod. This is done by starting at the middle right (Water) point. You are now working on the Tree of Life in Yesod. This is to equilibrate the active against the passive. but do not absorb this Pentagram. To generally invoke the element of Air. moving across to the middle left (Air) point. Face east. When performing this Step. 4. The Banishing Air Pentagram is traced by starting at the middle left (Air) point. you may simply formulate it in Yellow Light without tracing it. Make the Sign of Triumph to declare that you are progressing in your conquest of Typhon. 132 . 8. Perform a Pentagram Ritual for the Childe of Earth as described above (which again will be referred to as a “Banishing Earth Pentagram Ritual” – this suggests something to be gleaned). When you are ready to close.Pentagram Formulae for the Childe of Yesod The Childe of Yesod is to work with the element of Air from the perspective of Yesod and the Elemental Air Pentagram (among the other Stars and Symbols given in the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars and the Guide to the Oaths of Initiation). which will also be represented on the floor of your Sphere. Purify and consecrate your Circle with Water and Fire. and perform any other work on your agenda. as described above. 2. (See yourself with one foot on the back of this mighty dragon.) Make the Sign of Silence to absorb these Air Pentagrams. or with praying hands. and then proceeding from there. Directly in the center of your Circle. you may proceed as follows: 1. 7. (As you become familiar with this Pentagram. (As you become familiar with this Pentagram.) Make the Sign of Horus. and then proceeding from there.) Equilibrate. Return in the Sign of Silence. you may simply formulate it in Yellow Light without tracing it. 6. trace a single Invoking Air Pentagram in Yellow Light. with the elements organized in the quadrants. Continue to hold these visualizations of your Sphere and those of your Magick Circle (described above as the “X” in the Circle. which is as follows: YHVH (Atziluthic) Raphael (Briatic) Chassan (Yitziratic) Ariel (Assiatic) 5. moving across to the middle right (Water) point. project into the Pentagram while calling the Divine Hierarchy for the Element of Air. Let is stand as a beacon shining forth the Element of Air you have evoked from within and invoked from all quarters of your Sphere. but now from the perspective of Yesod) throughout your entire working until the Sign of Silence in Step 10 below. trace (or otherwise formulate) a Banishing Air Pentagram in Yellow Light over the Invoking Air Pentagram beaming in the center of your Sphere.

To work with the Zodiacal aspects of the element of Air (to come to further know the cardinal. Aquarius and Gemini. your initiation as a Childe of Yesod will evolve to include initiation into the Paths on the Tree of Life which will allow the Rainbow of Promise (otherwise known as the Bow of QShTh) to begin to formulate. respectively. fixed and mutual signs of Air are Libra. Perform a Pentagram Ritual for the Childe of Earth as described above (which for important reasons is called a “Banishing Earth Pentagram Ritual” as noted above). Pray to the Holy Guardian Angel for initiation. fixed and mutual aspects of the element. The Banishing Air Pentagram described in Step 7 above would also be traced (or otherwise formulated) in that quadrant. into the World of Man. and the Sign of Silence in Step 8 would also be given in that quadrant. As your initiation progresses. 10. you may proceed as follows: 1. We proceed. focus on rising in your Sphere of Consciousness from the mundane plane of Earth to the Spiritual Sphere of Hod. The cardinal. transformed. 133 . the same formula described above would be used. holy. However. holy is this Bow on which is loosed the Arrow to be shot into the heart of the Holy Guardian Angel. but would trace (or otherwise formulate) the appropriate Zodiacal symbol (which is its Sigil) in the center of the Pentagrams referred to in Steps 3 and 7 above. To invoke a “sub-element” of Air (such as “Earth of Air”. If you are structuring your work according to the Guide to the Oaths of Initiation (which is recommended if you are using the System of Initiation offered through the Sanctuary of Thoth). “Air of Air”. To generally invoke the element of Water. you would simply proceed as described above. “Water of Air” or “Fire of Air”). No other changes to the Ritual are necessary. instead of tracing (or otherwise formulating) the Invoking Air Pentagram in the center of your Circle (as described in Step 3 above). Close by repeating the Banishing Earth Pentagram Ritual (using the same formula used in Step 1).9. When performing this Step. Pentagram Formulae for the Childe of Hod The Childe of Hod is to work with the element of Water from the perspective of Hod and the Elemental Water Pentagram (among the other Stars and Symbols given in the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars and the Guide to the Oaths of Initiation). and perform Steps 3 through 6 in that quadrant. It is repeated that this generally prepares your Holy Space and opens the Holy Temple to higher planes. not to mention other aspects). The Ritual would otherwise proceed as described above. Go forth. the floor of your Sphere will evolve to lift you higher up the Qabalistic Tree of Life. 11. and give thanks (if you have not already done so). and end all in the Sign of Silence absorbing all energies in your Sphere in the process to return your Sphere to “normal” operating condition. you would first face and move into the quadrant assigned to the sub-element according to the Pentagram formula you are using. Holy. give a License to Depart.

with the elements organized in the quadrants. Let is stand as a beacon shining forth the Element of Water you have evoked from within and invoked from all quarters of your Sphere. (As you become familiar with this Pentagram. 8. and then proceeding from there. Close by repeating the Banishing Earth Pentagram Ritual (using the same formula used in Step 1). Make the Sign of Triumph to declare that you are conquering Typhon in your practice of the Royal Art and Science of Magick. 4. 3. as described above. but would trace (or otherwise formulate) the appropriate Zodiacal symbol (which is its Sigil) in the center of the Pentagrams referred to in Steps 3 and 7 above. Scorpio and Pisces. 7. Go forth. Purify and consecrate your Circle with Water and Fire. which will also be represented on the floor of your Sphere. Return in the Sign of Silence. Pray to the Holy Guardian Angel for initiation. Be Hermes! Equilibrate. When you are ready to close. you would simply proceed as described above. give a License to Depart. You are now working on the Tree of Life in Hod.) Make the Sign of Silence to absorb these Water Pentagrams. Directly in the center of your Circle. fixed and mutual signs of Water are Cancer. Continue to hold these visualizations of your Sphere and those of your Magick Circle (described above as the “X” in the Circle. 9. trace a single Invoking Water Pentagram in Blue Light. No other changes to the Ritual are necessary. 10. trace (or otherwise formulate) a Banishing Water Pentagram in Blue Light over the Invoking Water Pentagram beaming in the center of your Sphere. fixed and mutual aspects of the element. To repeat. and end all in the Sign of Silence absorbing all energies in your Sphere to return your Sphere to “normal” operating condition. you may simply formulate it in Blue Light without tracing it. into the World of Man. Face east. project into the Pentagram while calling the Divine Hierarchy for the Element of Water. and perform any other work on your agenda. moving across to the middle right (Water) point. you may simply formulate it in Blue Light without tracing it. moving across to the middle left (Air) point. or with praying hands.) Make the Sign of Horus. transformed. but do not absorb this Pentagram. The cardinal. and give thanks (if you have not already done so). this is to equilibrate the active against the passive. 6. This is done by starting at the middle left (Air) point. respectively. 134 .2. and then proceeding from there. (As you become familiar with this Pentagram. not to mention other aspects). 11. which is as follows: AL (Atziluthic) Gabriel (Briatic) Taliahad (Yitziratic) Tharsis (Assiatic) 5. The Banishing Water Pentagram is traced by starting at the middle right (Water) point. but now from the perspective of Hod) throughout your entire working until the Sign of Silence in Step 10 below. To work with the Zodiacal aspects of the element of Water (to come to further know the cardinal.

This again prepares your Holy Space and open the Holy Temple to higher planes. 135 . Perform a Pentagram Ritual for the Childe of Earth as described above (which we repeat is a “Banishing Earth Pentagram Ritual”). The Banishing Water Pentagram described in Step 7 above would also be traced (or otherwise formulated) in that quadrant. You are now working on the Tree of Life in Netzach. However. and then proceeding from there. Directly in the center of your Circle. and perform Steps 3 through 6 in that quadrant. The Ritual would otherwise proceed as described above. Purify and consecrate your Circle with Water and Fire. This is an important and beautiful phase of the work. you would first face and move into the quadrant assigned to the subelement according to the Pentagram formula you are using. During your work as a Childe of Hod. he becomes the Sun! We proceed. “Water of Water” or “Fire of Water”). 4. but now from the perspective of Netzach) throughout your entire working until the Sign of Silence in Step 10 below. Pentagram Formulae for the Childe of Netzach The Childe of Netzach is to work with the element of Fire from the perspective of Netzach and the Elemental Fire Pentagram (among the other Stars and Symbols given in the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars and the Guide to the Oaths of Initiation). focus on rising in your Sphere of Consciousness from the mundane plane of Earth to the Spiritual Sphere of Netzach. Face east. This is done by starting at the top (Spirit) point. 3. Remember that when Mercury looks at the Sun. “Air of Water”. with the elements organized in the quadrants. moving down to the bottom right (Fire) point. Continue to hold these visualizations of your Sphere and those of your Magick Circle (described above as the “X” in the Circle. you may proceed as follows: 1. or with praying hands. (As you become familiar with this Pentagram. which is as follows: Elohim (Atziluthic) Mikhael (Briatic) Aral (Yitziratic) Seraph (Assiatic) 2. your Sphere will be nearing Tiphareth on an initiated basis. as described above. instead of tracing (or otherwise formulating) the Invoking Water Pentagram in the center of your Circle (as described in Step 3 above). To generally invoke the element of Fire. which will also be represented on the floor of your Sphere. the same formula described above would be used. you may simply formulate it in Flaming Red Light without tracing it. trace a single Invoking Fire Pentagram in Flaming Red Light.) Make the Sign of Horus. When performing this Step. project into the Pentagram while calling the Divine Hierarchy for the Element of Fire. and the Sign of Silence in Step 8 would also be given in that quadrant.To invoke a “sub-element” of Water (such as “Earth of Water”.

but do not absorb this Pentagram. 7. We proceed. you may simply formulate it in Blue Light without tracing it. trace (or otherwise formulate) a Banishing Fire Pentagram in Flaming Red Light over the Invoking Fire Pentagram beaming in the center of your Sphere.) Make the Sign of Silence to absorb these Fire Pentagrams. the same formula described above would be used. 11. critical to the future progress of the new Dominis Liminis who works with Spirit and completes the initial formula of the Pentagram. You equilibrate the active against the passive. Pray to the Holy Guardian Angel for initiation. you would simply proceed as described above. 6. Return in the Sign of Silence. and end all in the Sign of Silence absorbing all energies in your Sphere to return your Sphere to “normal” operating condition. you would first face and move into the quadrant assigned to the sub-element according to the Pentagram formula you are using. into the World of Man. Close by repeating the Banishing Earth Pentagram Ritual (using the same formula used in Step 1). To work with the Zodiacal aspects of the element of Fire (to come to further know the cardinal. 9. Go forth. No other changes to the Ritual are necessary.5. Let is stand as a beacon shining forth the Element of Fire you have evoked from within and invoked from all quarters of your Sphere. and then proceeding from there. This is an important aspect of the work. When you are ready to close. you initiation will have progressed to such a point that your Sphere will now fully formulate on an initiated basis as described in the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars for this stage of the work. The Ritual would otherwise proceed as described above. transformed. and the Sign of Silence in Step 8 would also be given in that quadrant. 8. The Banishing Fire Pentagram described in Step 7 above would also be traced (or otherwise formulated) in that quadrant. Make the Sign of Triumph to declare that you are conquering Typhon in your quest for Spirit and the Knowledge and Conversation of your Holy Guardian Angel! Equilibrate. However. To invoke a “sub-element” of Fire (such as “Earth of Fire”. The cardinal. and perform Steps 3 through 6 in that quadrant. not to mention other aspects). 10. moving to the top (Spirit) point. give a License to Depart. and give thanks (if you have not already done so). but would trace (or otherwise formulate) the appropriate Zodiacal symbol (which is its Sigil) in the center of the Pentagrams referred to in Steps 3 and 7 above. By the end of your work as a Childe of Netzach. 136 . and perform any other work on your agenda. Leo and Sagittarius. fixed and mutual signs of Fire are Aries. (As you become familiar with this Pentagram. instead of tracing (or otherwise formulating) the Invoking Fire Pentagram in the center of your Circle (as described in Step 3 above). respectively. “Air of Fire”. fixed and mutual aspects of the element. The Banishing Fire Pentagram is traced by starting at the bottom right (Fire) point. “Water of Fire” or “Fire of Fire”).

it is recommended that you look up the Pillars of the Great Tree and down the Pillars of the embodied Little Tree. (The Yitziratic Hexagrams are used to work directly with the Sephiroth and Paths on the Yitziratic Tree of Life. Once the Pillars of the Great Tree have formulated within your Sphere. The first step is to organize the elements within your Sphere according to one of the Pentagram formulae. Before proceeding to the Ritual. Now is the time when all the other Pentagram work comes together to organize the Sphere on an elemental and Sephirotic basis so Spirit may descend in the midst to redeem. 137 . consider also that there is Holy Unity above the Abyss (and relativity below the Abyss). and is formulated as described in the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars. It is not Sephira specific. The second step is to Spiritualize the elements within your Sphere. Take some time to contemplate this and the floor of your Sphere. All must be placed in service of Spirit! Let these words ring in your ears at this stage of the Work. and that the elements are blind forces through which Divinity moves. Your Sphere of Consciousness is being lifted up the Tree of Life by none other than the Hand of your God. This assists in illustrating through imagery an aspect of the work of the Dominis Liminis. your perspective of the World and the Universe will change dramatically. As a Dominis Liminis.) The goal of the Dominis Liminis is to consciously link the embodied Microcosmic Tree of Life (also referred to as the “Little Tree” in the Guide to the Oaths of Initiation) with the Great Tree. as the aspirant seeks to attain to the Second Order and the Spiritual Sphere of Tiphareth. The third step is to formulate the Pillars of the Great Tree within your Sphere on an initiated basis at this stage of the work. which is the abode of the Holy Guardian Angel. You will attain a Macrocosmic view of things. and move through them. The Knowledge and Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel is the Sephirotic aspect. you are invoking the Spiritual aspect of the Macrocosmic Tree of Life (also referred to as the “Great Tree” in the Guide to the Oaths of Initiation) on which your Sphere is being placed during the working. This is of a general nature on the Spiritual or Macrocosmic Plane. Spirit is the “elemental” aspect of the work.Pentagram Formulae for the Dominis Liminis The Dominis Liminis works with Spirit and the Spirit Pentagrams (among the other Stars and Symbols given in the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars and the Guide to the Oaths of Initiation). consider that the Sephiroth and Paths on the Tree of Life are Divine. The Dominis Liminis focuses the Eye first on Spirit and then on the initial work to attain the Knowledge and Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel. The Pentagram Formulae for the Dominis Liminis will assist you in attaining this at the appropriate stage of the work. Initiation into Spirit must precede this Sephirotic aspect. [Additional Commentary: Consider also that the Pentagram is a symbol of the manifest Powers of the All-Father. This is done by a three-step process. which is ever one and can never be divided (as indicated in the Ritual of the Crown). as the aspirant seeks to rise through the Veil of Paroketh. In the Guide to the Oaths of Initiation. which is to consciously link the source of the Childe’s aspiration to the Macrocosm. When you invoke Spirit. which you have learned in your prior work.] The floor of your Sphere is lifting you up the Tree of Life. equilibrate and inform the elements. The reason for this is that the Trees are united above the Abyss by the Crown.

and to continually remind that this prepares your Holy Space and opens the Holy Temple to higher planes. This is done by beginning at the bottom right (Fire) point and moving across to the middle left (Air) point. which has meaning. 5.) This Spiritualizes the passive elements of Water and Earth. or with praying hands. (As you become familiar with this Pentagram. formulate the Macrocosmic White Pillar of Mercy in the place of this Pentagram. formulate the Macrocosmic Black Pillar of Severity in the place of the Pentagram. make the Sign of Rendering Asunder (Opening) the Veil. and slightly to your right. 9. see the Pillars 2. trace an Invoking Active Spirit Pentagram in Brilliant White Light. Between the Macrocosmic Pillars you have formulated. and proceeding from there. (As you become familiar with this Pentagram. 138 . Walk between the Pillars. When performing this Step. through the Portal. We repeat this simply to stress the quoted phase. and then spreading the hands apart until they fall by the sides of the body.) This Spiritualizes the active elements of Fire and Air. 4. While in the Sign of Triumph. is called a “Banishing Earth Pentagram Ritual”). hands open and together with palms out. focus on rising in your Sphere of Consciousness from the mundane plane of Earth to generally formulate the floor of your Sphere on the Macrocosmic Tree as described in the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars for the Pentagram formula you are using. a Portal is opened between these Pillars. As this happens. with the elements organized in the quadrants) throughout the working until otherwise noted below. These form the four Pillars of the Holy Temple. you may proceed as follows: 1. Face east. Make the Sign of Silence. and proceeding from there. 3. As you do so. This is made by extending the arms straight before you. which you will have already been initiated in from the current perspective at this stage of the work. as described above. you may simply formulate it in Brilliant White Light without tracing it.To invoke Spirit. In the process. Remaining where you are. As you do so. which you will have already been initiated in from the current perspective at this stage of the work. Continue to hold these visualizations of your Sphere and those of your Magick Circle (described above as the “X” in the Circle. move with intention to a place before the Altar in the east facing east. as you know. 10. 7. 8. see the Pillars of the Great Tree and the embodied Little Tree move to the edge of your Magick Circle in the places where the “X” connects to the edge of your Circle. while calling the Holy Name “AGLA” (pronounced Agla). When you are ready. you may simply formulate it in Brilliant White Light without tracing it. The Altar (physical or visualized) is in the center of your Circle. trace an Invoking Passive Spirit Pentagram in Brilliant White Light. project into this Pentagram while calling the Holy Name “AHIH” (pronounced Eheieh). and slightly to your left. Make the Sign of Triumph to declare that you are conquering Typhon. Directly before you. Make the Sign of Horus. You stand at the foot of the Altar (which here is in the west facing east). Purify and consecrate your Circle with Water and Fire. 6. This is done by beginning at the bottom left (Earth) point and moving across to the middle right (Water) point. Perform a Pentagram Ritual for the Childe of Earth as described above (which. and return to the foot of the Altar (or the center of your Circle).

to further Spiritualize the element or to come to further know the Spiritualized element from your evolving perspective.11. Go forth. and the elements will be Spiritualized by the use of the Spirit Pentagrams as described above. and give thanks. make the Sign of Closing the Veil. Formulate the Portal referred to in Steps 8 and 9 above before you. transformed. The Lamp of Spirit may be thought of as hanging from the Middle Pillar in the Center of your Circle. The foregoing is a new approach to the Pentagram formulae for the Dominis Liminis. always give thanks! When you are ready to close. It is unnecessary to project a Spirit Pentagram followed by an Elemental Pentagram in each quarter. yea. the Childe has already been initiated into the elements from the necessary perspective. Facing the Portal. Perform any other magickal or mystical work on your agenda. After walking through the Portal. you may proceed as follows: 1. 6. exposing the floor of your Sphere and the Spiritual Plane on which your Sphere resides. If you would like to work with any one element. boldly declare “ABRAHADABRA”. You are encouraged to experiment with and use these new formulae. Pray to the Holy Guardian Angel for initiation. “push back” the elements to the perimeter of your Circle and behind the Pillars. As you make this Sign. Make the Sign of Silence. 3. which has been traditionally called the Greater Ritual of the Pentagram. see the Portal close. 4. The formulae given above are designed to be more useable by all Children of the Light. There are many versions of the Greater Ritual of the Pentagram. stop and turn around. This is made by extending the arms to the sides of the Portal. Complete the closing by repeating the Banishing Earth Pentagram Ritual (using the same formula used to open in Step 1 above). palms facing each other and then bringing the hands together. At this stage of the work. and end all in the Sign of Silence absorbing all energies in your Sphere to return your Sphere to “normal” operating condition. move into the quadrant assigned to the element according to the Pentagram formula you are using. hands open. While still in the Sign of Triumph. as has traditionally been done. Walk through the Portal. Move with intention to the eastern quadrant of your Circle and face west. give a License to Depart. into the World of Man. 5. and effective from an initiatory perspective. 2. always remembering to equilibrate. and proceed as follows: 139 . and then allowing the hands to fall to the sides of the body. simply open the Temple as you know how (opening Steps 1 and 2 above).

Trace (or otherwise formulate) over the Spirit Pentagram the appropriate Elemental Pentagram in the proper color light. This is made by standing with the heals together. Charge the Elemental Pentagram by calling the appropriate God name of the Element (which is the Atziluthic name from the appropriate Divine Hierarchy given above). When you are ready to close. This is made by bringing the thumb and index finger of each hand together to create a triangle. The Sign of Air is of the God Shu Supporting the Sky. Perform any other magickal or mystical work on your agenda. trace (or otherwise formulate) the appropriate Banishing Spirit Pentagram over the Pentagram beaming in the quadrant you are working. Trace (or otherwise formulate) the appropriate Invoking Spirit Pentagram (Active when working with the element of Fire or Air. always remembering to equilibrate. placing the heal of the right foot in the arch of the left foot. the hands are open with the palms flat to the sky and the fingers pointed to make a straight line from one hand to the other. but do not absorb these Pentagrams. point down (like the Sigil of Water). 10. point up (like the Sigil of Fire).1. palms towards the body. making two fists at the Solar Plexus. Return in the Sign of Silence. 6. or Passive when working with the element of Water or Earth). 8. feet separated at a 45 degree angle or so.) Charge it while calling the same name you used in Step 2 above. This is made by standing with the left foot at a 45 degree angle or so. The Sign of Water is of the Goddess Auramoth. 9.    7. 140 . These are as follows:  The Sign of Earth is of the God Set Fighting. Make the Sign of the Element. with its center over the Third Eye. Let them blend and stand as one Spiritualized Pentagram shining forth the Spiritualized Element you have evoked from within and invoked from all quarters of your Sphere. at the same time. Trace (or otherwise formulate) the appropriate Banishing Elemental Pentagram in proper color light over the other Pentagrams. or a Passive Spirit Pentagram if you used a Passive Spirit Pentagram in Step 1 above. Make the Sign of Silence to absorb these Pentagrams. Charge the Spirit Pentagram while calling the appropriate Holy Name (AHIH when using the Active Spirit Pentagram or AGLA when using the Passive Spirit Pentagram). 11. 4. 3. This is made by bringing the thumb and index finger of each hand together to create a triangle. raising the arms so the elbows are horizontal with the shoulders. (This will be an Active Spirit Pentagram if you used an Active Spirit Pentagram in Step 1 above. Charge this Pentagram while calling the same name you used in Step 4 above. extend the right arm up at a 45 degree angle or so opening the hand in the process with the palm out and extend the left arm down at a 45 degree angle or so opening the hand in the process so it is behind the buttocks with the palm out. 2. Make the Sign of the Element to salute the Element. The Sign of Fire is of the Goddess Thoum-ash-neith. the arms are otherwise extended to the sky. with its center slightly above the Solar Plexus over the heart center. 5.

transformed. You may creatively use the Signs of the Elements in any of your work with the elements. Close the Temple as you know how. They will give you insight into the Elements. Love is the law. You may also creatively use the Pentagram formulae and rituals given above to work with many of the Stars and Symbols given in “Table” appended to the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars and the Guide to the Oaths of Initiation. and give thanks (if you have not already done so). into the World of Man. long before the work of the Dominis Liminis. A AB ABR ABRA ABRAH ABRAHA ABRAHAD ABRAHADA ABRAHADAB ABRAHADABR ABRAHADABRA 93 93/93 141 . The Pentagram Rituals are especially effective when working with the corresponding Tattwas. love under will. May this Scroll assist you in completing the work of the First Order and attaining the Knowledge and Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel. Go forth. Amen.Pray to the Holy Guardian Angel for initiation.

A quick note regarding banishings. especially at first. you will likely find that use of a single Hexagram does the job. or towards each quarter and then in the center of your Sphere. and then in the center (thus connecting the 5 and the 6). After the Sphere is organized on an elemental basis. All rights reserved. may find. Once your Sphere has been rightly formulated according to the formula of the Plane of the working. The Sphere of the Childe must be rightly organized on an elemental basis for Spirit to descend in the midst of the elements. however. 31/31 31 Do what thou Wilt shall be the whole of the Law. while the Pentagram is a “key” to initiation into the elements. Right use of the formulae of the Hexagram is aptly described in the Sanctuary’s papers entitled the “Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars”.A NOTE REGARDING THE HEXAGRAM FORMULAE For the First and Second Orders Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2009 Sanctuary of Thoth. Whether one Hexagram is traced or five Hexagrams are traced is of little importance to the process of invocation. which is the first Star a Childe will work with on the Way of Return using the Sanctuary’s System of Initiation. After the Sphere is rightly organized on an elemental basis. these aspects of your working may be performed mentally or physically with equal success. equilibrate and inform them in the most righteous manner. that tracing a Hexagram in each quarter. You are encouraged to experiment with both methods to determine what works best for you. a Pentagram ritual is traditionally performed before a Hexagram ritual. A single Hexagram traced in the center of your Sphere beams in all directions and will suffice. Take note that. the “Guide to the Oaths of Initiation” and “Rites of Initiation for the Sephiroth”. and so you can comfortably work with both methods. You may find that performing a banishing ritual before an invoking ritual assists you in experiencing the current or force invoked. Little else needs to be said. aids the working. 142 . However. to redeem. For this reason. whether in the center of your Sphere. the invocations may proceed with success. by no means is a banishing ritual required before every invocation. the Hexagram is a “key” to initiation into Divinity from the perspective of the First and Second Orders. Divinity is initially perceived through the Spirit point of the Pentagram. while calling “ARARITA” and the appropriate Holy Names (which have been given in the other papers mentioned). Some. an appropriate Hexagram may be traced or projected. Over time. As explained in the Ritual of the Stars. the formulae of the Hexagram may then be employed.

) A AB ABR ABRA ABRAH ABRAHA ABRAHAD ABRAHADA ABRAHADAB ABRAHADABR ABRAHADABRA 93 93/93 143 . Love is the Law. Received by ACh LA. Love under Will.May this assist you in experiencing the Light of God.v. Sol in Pisces. 2009 e. Luna in Capricorn Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus. Amen. (February 19. as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) On behalf of the Sanctuary of Thoth Completed Die Jupiter.

Once taken. then Water. 3. 2. All rights reserved. sign and seal it as you know how. If you are moved to take the Oath. most importantly. as you know how. and asserting and affirming your will. Do what thou Wilt shall be the whole of the Law. See the elements rightly organized about you in your Sphere. Construct your own rites to accomplish the task. Then. Begin with Fire. ask for it. Read the Oath of Initiation for the Sephira to be taken. one by one. to your new Great Work. facing the direction appropriate to the Plane on which you are working. then Air. then Earth and then Spirit. Allow yourself to be moved in the Great Work. The formula is as follows: 1. The process is simple. Your Initiator abides within. These are as follows: Childe of Malkuth Childe of Yesod Childe of Hod Childe of Netzach Dominis Liminis Microcosmic Earth Pentagram Microcosmic Air Pentagram Microcosmic Water Pentagram Microcosmic Fire Pentagram Microcosmic Spirit Pentagrams (Active and then Passive) Childe of Tiphareth Macrocosmic Air Pentagram Childe of Geburah Macrocosmic Fire Pentagram Childe of Chesed Macrocosmic Water Pentagram 144 . You simply need to look to your God for initiation. to remind you of the Great Work which has been undertaken. Initiation comes from within. trace the appropriate Pentagram on your body. and you will be so moved. You organize your Sphere on an elemental basis according to the formula of the Plane on which you are working. The Oaths of Initiation are given to assist you in focusing your aspiration. they are to be reviewed regularly. No one else is needed. the Spirit of your being to the Great Work you are undertaking.RITES OF INITIATION (For the Sephiroth) Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2008 Sanctuary of Thoth. and purify and consecrate it. This is done using the Pentagram. Open the Temple. Then purify and consecrate them. It involves right focus of the Eye. Consecrate the elements and. and it will come.

doing the same thing. This may Abramelin Oil. some virgin Olive Oil (which is a symbol of Wisdom and the Holy Spirit) will more than suffice. and then moving to the next point. it is suggested that you do so using the thumb in the Sign of Benediction (thumb between the index and middle fingers). showing the Unity of All in Spirit. Alternatively. The Fire point extends down the left thigh. until the Pentagram is completed by ending on the point of the Pentagram on which you began. then tracing the left hand bar of the Cross and back to the center point. Consider then the points of each Pentagram as follows. which is the Eye between the eyebrows. is suggest that you trace a circle around the Cross beginning and ending on the top vertical bar. The Water point extends over the left shoulder. The Air point extends over the left ear.] When tracing the Holy Cross of the Crown on each point of the Pentagram. The Holy Cross of the Crown is traced by tracing the top vertical bar of the Cross down to the center point. then tracing the right hand bar of the Cross and back to the center point (thus forming the Holy Tau of the Supernals). For a Macrocosmic Pentagram:      The Spirit point extends up from the head and terminates in the Brahmarandhra Chakra. For a Microcosmic Pentagram:      The Spirit point extends up the neck and terminates in the Ajna Chakra. [Additional Commentary: See the paper entitled “The Holy Oil” for more suggestions here. You may use some Holy Oil to trace the Pentagram and the Crosses touching your body. it may simply be formulated in the proper color Light with the Crosses on each point of the Pentagram.] 145 .Childe of Binah Macrocosmic Water Pentagram Childe of Chokmah Macrocosmic Fire Pentagram Childe of Kether Macrocosmic Air Pentagram Note that the human body is itself in the shape of the Pentagram. and then tracing the lower vertical bar of the Cross down and back to the center point. The Earth point extends through the left shoulder. The Air point extends over the right shoulder. The Fire point extends through right shoulder. Once this is done. The Water point extends over the right ear. The appropriate Pentagram may be traced by beginning at the appropriate point of the Pentagram and tracing the Holy Cross of the Crown on that point. The Earth point extends down the right thigh. [Additional Commentary: Alternatively.

The Bijas and Mantras of the Chakras are given below: 146 . which is a special Pentagram given to the Childe of Geburah. Awaken the corresponding Chakra into life. but appears as a projection of Will. As you do so. and then the mantra of the Chakra. 4. To clarify matters. These are given in other papers issued by the Sanctuary. the Heavenly Hexagram will reduce down to the Supernal Triangle for the Childe of Binah. it should here be noted that the Heavenly Hexagram will appear to the Childe of Geburah as initiation evolves. The Plane will then formulate as the Ateph Crown from which the Childe of Chokmah will work and derive His Wisdom. As you do so. Face the direction appropriate to the Plane on which you are working.After you trace the Pentagram on your body. is not traced but is projected by Will. Similarly. This is done by striking the Chakra the number of times corresponding with the number of the Sephira which is the subject of the initiation. This also is not traced but is projected by Will. Consecrate yourself to the Divinity within according to the perspective you seek to attain. (The Chakras are upside down until stirred to life.) Strongly visualize the Kundalini rising up the Nadi Sushumna and undulating through each leaf of the Chakra which appears as a Lotus. The Heavenly Hexagram is not traced. speak the Holy Names (which is the Divine Hierarchy) attributed to the Sephira which you know. 5. These are also given in other papers issued by the Sanctuary. Eventually. and trace the appropriate Hexagram before you. named Ygdrasil. These are as follows: Childe of Malkuth Childe of Yesod Childe of Hod Childe of Netzach Dominis Liminis Childe of Tiphareth Childe of Geburah Earth Hexagram Yitziratic Moon Hexagram Yitziratic Mercury Hexagram Yitziratic Venus Hexagram Unicursal Hexagram of the Sun Yitziratic Sun Hexagram Yitziratic Mars Hexagram The appropriate Hexagrams should be traced in proper colors as given in the Table appended to the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars and the Guide to the Oaths of Initiation. see the Chakra “flip over” so it is right side up. This is done using the Hexagram. As the Childe further evolves. chant first the Bija of the Chakra the number of times corresponding to the number of the Sephira which is the subject of the initiation. speak the Holy Names (which is the Divine Hierarchy) attributed to the element which you know. the Childe will be moved to the first square (the square of the One) on the Tau forming the Ancient Holy Tree in Kether. The Star Sapphire is a special Hexagram given to the Childe of Chesed. After tracing the appropriate Hexagram. the Star Ruby.

[Additional Commentary: The mantra of this Chakra in this New Aeon of Horus may also be thought of as expressed by the sound of the Breath as “Nu” (inhalation – involution) and “it” (exhalation – evolution). the Anahata (heart) Chakra is the demarcation between the animal consciousness and the Divine consciousness. According to Yoga Science. the mantra of the Brahmarandhra Chakra is something we continually express all through our lives in the sound of the Breath – Ham (inhalation – involution). [Additional Commentary: This is completely consistent with our discussions of the Initiation process.] Accordingly. Amen. Nuit. It should be noted as a point of clarification that the Nadi Sushumna begins at the base of the Muladhara Chakra and ends in the Ajna Chakra. as She is the Source of all Life. with every breath we take. Further.Childe of Malkuth Childe of Yesod Childe of Hod Childe of Netzach Chakra Muladhara Chakra No corresponding Chakra Svadishthana Chakra Manipura Chakra Bija Lam Vam Rah Mantra Vam Sam Sham Sam Bam Bham Mam Yam Ram Lam Pam Pham Nam Tam Tham Dah Dham Nam Pam Pham Dominis Liminis No corresponding Chakra Childe of Tiphareth Anahata Chakra Yam Childe of Geburah Childe of Chesed Childe of Binah Svadishthana Chakra Manipura Chakra Vishudda Chakra Childe of Chokmah Ajna Chakra Childe of Kether Brahmarandhra Chakra Kam Kham Gam Gham Ngam Cham Chham Jam Jham Nyam Tam Tham Vam Bam Bham Mam Yam Ram Lam Rah Pam Pham Nam Tam Tham Dah Dham Nam Pam Pham Ham Am Am Im Im Um Um Rim Rim Lrim Lrim Em Aim Om Aum Am Ah Om Ha Ksha None Ham Sa You will note that the Svadishthana and Manipura Chakras are addressed twice during the initiation process. Praise and adore the Holy Names spoken in your Rite. and close it.] 6. Amen. these Chakras are addressed again and are consecrated to the Work from the higher perspective. and Childe attaining to the Upper Astral or Solar Plane during the course of evolution. Purify and consecrate the Temple once again. 8. Pray for the initiation you seek. once the Childe has evolved to higher states of initiation. Sa (exhalation – evolution). Thus. as you know how. 7. 147 . do we speak the Name of our Beloved Lady of the Stars. Take a Eucharist of the magickal power raised in your Holy Rite of Initiation. as a Sacrament and Magickal Link for the performance and accomplishment of the Great Work you have undertaken.

v. Luna in Aquarius Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus.May this ever so brief paper assist you on the Way of Return. Sol in Pisces. Love is the Law.v. (November 5. Amen. as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) Completed Die Mercury.) Revised by ACh LA. as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) Die Sol. Received by ACh ASh AL.) 148 . yea. Love under Will. (March 8. Sol in Scorpio. 2008 e. verily to the Glory of God. Luna in Leo Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus. 2009 e.

“Geographic astrology” assists you in tuning into the more Universal energies of the Magickal Day. First. 31/31 31 Do what thou Wilt shall be the whole of the Law. You are encouraged to study astrology. This is a treatise of sorts on the subject. study. there is Aleister Crowley’s book entitled “777”. which is (among other things) an excellent book of correspondences for every magickal practitioner.A NOTE REGARDING ASTROLOGY Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2009 Sanctuary of Thoth. Of course. 149 . there is book authored by Aleister Crowley with Evangeline Adams entitled “The General Principles of Astrology”. we refer you to the following sources for information to assist your Work on this important subject. All rights reserved. This is an excellent source. but to assist you in coming to learn about and experience the energies we have to work with in our Holy Rites. The Astrology or Magickal Formulae of the Sphere and the Natal Crown are. the Second Order. which is written in simple. For this reason. there are many other books addressing astrology. Second. which are of the utmost importance in the Practice of the Royal Art and Science of Magick. You may find it helpful in your work to obtain an ephemeris. Skye’s book approaches the subject from more of an “Earth Magick” or “Lunar Magick” perspective. Third. Rather. Review those which you are so moved to review. Turn your Eye to God. easy to understand terms. however. you are referred to Jim Maynard’s “Celestial Guide” which is issued new each calendar year. the true subjects. it is recommended to those Children who are ascending to. not so much for purposes of divination. In this regard. there is Skye Alexander’s book entitled “Magickal Astrology”. Read. which makes it particularly helpful for Children of the First Order. learn and enjoy. ask for instruction in astrology and it will come. especially for the newcomer. So much has already been written about astrology that it is unnecessary to further elaborate on the subject for purposes of this book. which provides a great deal of information from more of a “Solar Magick” perspective. and are members of. which is a book showing the movement of the planets through the heavens in your geographic area.

Luna in Sagittarius Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus. and ascend the Planes as your Natal Crown is Illumined by the Hand and to the Glory of God. The Mysteries of the Tarot may be “unlocked” using the “keys” to Initiation which are described in other papers issued by the Sanctuary included in this book.In closing. Amen. the most exalted book on astrology is the Tarot itself. perhaps. (March 17. May you learn of the Astrological Formulae of the Sphere and the Magickal Planes. Love under Will. 2009 e. which is a complete book of magickal instruction thoroughly covering the subject of astrology. Sol in Pisces. as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) On behalf of the Sanctuary of Thoth Die Mars.) A AB ABR ABRA ABRAH ABRAHA ABRAHAD ABRAHADA ABRAHADAB ABRAHADABR ABRAHADABRA 93 93/93 150 . Love is the Law.v. Received by ACh LA. it should be noted that.

so take whatever time is given to you to contemplate and perform the Holy Work. Renounce selfish works. All rights reserved. This will help attune your mind to currents of the Day. The following is a Ritual of Daily Conjurations which may assist you in opening your Temple in Ygdrasil and turning your Eye to God. no matter how long or short it may be. so that your Eye may be opened to the Great Work appointed for the Day. you are encouraged to use incense which is in correspondence with planetary correspondence of the Magickal Day. Seek insight into what you have just experienced and the Holy Work appointed for the coming day. Love and Devotion to the Holy Names of God” in your Heart. We begin by standing in the South. make your practice in the morning hours at a time when you will not be disturbed. the nature of the Work and how best to perform and accomplish the Work. so you can examine the current of thought that you receive. Give thanks in all that you do and experience. Draw upon them. until it is always so turned. When performing your Holy Work. Allow them to be guiding to you. This other paper is referred to below. As preparations. You are encouraged to do this. as suggested above. This turns your Eye to God. 151 . Commencing your Holy Work before sunrise is strongly recommended if possible. Arise each day praising your God as you awaken. there are no mistakes and there is nothing to forgive. if this is something you have time or the will to do. it is better to practice than not practice at all. 31/31 31 Do what thou Wilt shall be the whole of the Law. It is best to dedicate a period of time every day to your Work.THE DAILY CONJURATIONS Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2009 Sanctuary of Thoth. If you can arrange your schedule. Learn from your all of experiences. Sing “Praise. There is another paper issued by the Sanctuary entitled “A Charge (Applied in the context of preparing some Incense)” which may be used to assist you in charging the incense. Glory and Worship. you will need a small table placed in the far North of where you will be working. It is best if the incense is in correspondence with the Work. or of a formulation appropriate for general magickal workings (such as a Nag Champa or similar type blend). on the Square of the 10 of the Holy Tau in Ygdrasil. Allow your mind to be calm and free. You will also need an incense stick of your choosing. Place a copy of the Sigil of Aemeth on the table and a small lit white candle behind it. and surrender the rewards of your Work to God. However. Remember.

Wearing the Natal Crown. and above which is the Jewel of the Natal Crown corresponding with your Rising Sun Sign that lies in the center of the forehead. Do your best with these visualizations. not lighting it. They will get easier over time and are natural. Point the incense stick forward and say “May the Stairway to Heaven rightly formulate. See each Jewel shine brightly! Point the incense stick to your left. then the Blue Square of the 4 and the Orange Square of the 8. Bring the incense stick back to center. the Seal of our God in Ygdrasil which is the Seal of the God of Truth. unlit. Reach forward and hold the incense stick upright over the candle. the right hand quadrant is olive. You now stand before the Sigil of Aemeth. and the top quadrant is yellow-citrine. with each Square on the vertical bar of the Tau forming a Step. and may I ascend the Staircase by the Hand and to the Glory of God.” See the Stairway in your Eye. This forms four quadrants within the circle. formulate the Sigil of Earth which is also known as the Mark of the Beast. visualize the Alchemical Sigil of Mercury behind the candle and say – “Let the Holy Temple fires in Ygdrasil be lit and the Blade rightly formulate. between the White Eagle and the Red Lion and colored Squares to each side of you. upright before the Eye. take one step forward (with both feet) on to the Silver-Purple Square of the 9. On the Square of the 10.NORTH 1 2 3 6 9 4 8 10 7 5 SOUTH Hold your incense stick. upright before the Eye. This is a circle with an “x” in the center where the ends of the “x” connect to the perimeter of the circle. Bring the incense stick back to center. the left hand quadrant is a rusty red. which should be seen with the following colorations: the bottom quadrant is black. Take another step forward (with both fee) on to the Black Square of the 3. then the Scarlet Square of the 5 and the Emerald Square of the 7. See your self standing balanced on the Square of the 10. Take another step forward (with both fee) on to the Grey Square of the 2. picture a large White Eagle to your far left.” 152 . picture a large Red Lion to your far right. with both hands before the Eye which is in the place of the Ajna Chakra. Point the incense stick to your right. Formulate your Natal Crown. wearing the Natal Crown. Take a final step forward (with both feet) on to the White-Luminous Square of the One. Take another step forward (with both feet) on to the Yellow Square of the 6.

make the Holy Cross of the Crown before your Eye and Natal Crown. From the Square of the One to the Red Lion issues the Path of Aleph. See the Sigil of Nuit’s Chalice unite with this.” Still standing on the Square of the One. Connecting them at the base of the Blade is the Path of Daleth. Bring the incense stick back to center before you. say “May this Childe be moved ever so rightly in the Holy Work. turn directly to the South. hold and express the Light and Love of Nuit. using the words given in the paper entitled “A Charge (Applied in the context of preparing some Incense)” adapted for your working. The Stairway to Heaven descends through the center of the Blade. When done with the charge. Point the lit end of the incense stick to your right and see a flowing Blue Sigil of the Element of Water. may the Blade be illumined.” 153 . Raise the incense stick over your head and point the lit end behind you. Bring the incense stick back to center before you. holding it with both hands and charge the incense using your own words or. Bring the incense stick back to center before you. raise the incense stick up your median line to the top of your Natal Crown. Blessed be. From the Square of the One to the White Eagle issues the Path of Beth. This completes the higher Elemental formula corresponding to Ygdrasil. Point the lit end of the incense stick to your left and see a glistening windy Yellow Sigil of the Element of Air. and see in your Eye a flaming Red Sigil of the Element of Fire. perhaps. so you are looking down the vertical bar of the Holy Tau forming the Stairway. back down to the nap of your neck. then waive the incense before your heart. and make a circle before you from left to right while saying . making it strong and healthy and apt to receive. Consecrated. Amen. light the incense stick.“May Spirit descend in the midst of the Tetragrammaton to redeem. pause and see your self wearing the Natal Crown in the midst of the Temple. While you are doing this. and down to your feet.Raise the incense stick upon high. your genital area. then over your left shoulder and over to your right shoulder and back to center (forming a cross on your body). It is important in this regard to call the Atziluthic Name attributed to the Magickal Day in making the charge. equilibrate and inform the Elements. Now take the incense stick. Bring the incense stick back to center before you. Then. making a circle around the bars of the Cross and your Eye. See the Blade as having formulated around you. and may the Light and Love of the Chalice infuse the vessel of this Childe. cleansing and purifying it. still upright before you. The Blade formulates at the level of the Square of the Holy One. The Paths of Aleph and Beth are always expressive from this perspective. Point the lit end of the incense stick straight before your and see a flowering Green Sigil of Elemental Earth. Facing South still.

2009 e. Amen. The Temple in Ygdrasil never has to be closed. Love is the Law. Nuit’s Chalice and Ygdrasil. make three circles with the incense stick spiraling downwards to a center point and then three circles with the incense stick spiraling upwards to a circle encompassing the Sigil. wearing the Crown and expressing the Light and Love of God.Turn around to the North to complete the opening Ritual. ever Glorying and Praising God. Amen. Sol in Pisces. Received by ACh LA.” Proceed now with your other Holy Work for the Day.v. Love under Will. as it is always open. hold the incense stick above the Sigil of Aemeth. (February 20. 154 . We simply rekindle the Holy Fires of the Temple every day in our Work. as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) On behalf of the Sanctuary of Thoth Completed Die Venus. and say “May the Sigil of Aemeth shine ever so brightly in this Holy Temple.) A AB ABR ABRA ABRAH ABRAHA ABRAHAD ABRAHADA ABRAHADAB ABRAHADABR ABRAHADABRA 93 93/93 Additional Commentary: See the paper entitled “The Blade and The Chalice” and other papers below for more information on the Blade. Luna in Capricorn Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus.

When speaking the words of this section. Following this paper is a series of Invocations of some of the Gods which are regularly invoked in the Magickal Practices of the Sanctuary. It would be appropriate to make the Sign of Silence while reading the words of the second section (if you made the Sign of Projection while reading the first section). each with a varying number of sentences which corresponds with the Nature of the God’s Being. The Essence or Prana of the God is now received and concentrated in the Sphere. the Childe appeals to the God for aid in the Holy Work. You would do well to use these Invocations in your own magickal practices to aid your Work. The Womb of the Goddess will respond. The process of receiving is complete. You and the God are now one. The call has been made. Each Invocation is generally organized into four main sections. This paper speaks to right use of the Invocations. this will be the case. Your Crowns are united. Of course. 31/31 31 Do what thou Wilt shall be the whole of the Law. especially as you work with the God. 155 . All rights reserved. This is done by projecting the words of the section into the Universe.THE INVOCATIONS (The Formula of Invocation) Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2009 Sanctuary of Thoth. Feel the Essence of the God saturate your Sphere as a blue watery color. The Childe now recognizes the Unity of the God and the Childe within the Sphere of the Childe. as if the image of the God were superimposed over the Childe. See a yellow light. The first section relates to Fire and the Atziluthic Plane. It would be appropriate to make the Sign of Projection while reading the words of the first section (though this is unnecessary. Be assured. The second section relates to Water and the Briatic Plane. It would also be appropriate to make the Sign of Triumph while reading the words of the third section (if you are magickally signing during the Invocation). as an offering of love and devotion to the Gods. It is Her Nature to do so. When doing so. see the red fire of your projection emanating out through your Sphere in all directions as a call. The third section relates to Air and the Yitziratic Plane. It would now be appropriate to assume the form of the God. you are encouraged to also prepare your own invocations. The practice of assuming God forms will get easier over time. Do this as best you can. especially in every instance of Invocation).

with a reverent. and especially during the remainder of the Magickal Day on which the Invocation is performed. it would be appropriate to stand in the Sign of the Cross for a period of time to affirm the Unity of the Spirit of the God and Childe. at the conclusion of the Invocation. The God now materializes in the body of the Childe. Therefore. devoted and loving heart. worship and call upon Them. In this way. you are encouraged to examine your internal and external experiences during the working and what follows thereafter. The God and Childe will Work as one for the appointed time. which transforms into the Pentagrammaton (YHShVH) as Spirit descends in the midst. as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) On behalf of the Sanctuary of Thoth 156 . It is also critical to the success of the working that the Eye remain focused on the Great Work to be accomplished until concluded. pay close attention to what you receive and experience afterwards. Amen. It is of the utmost importance. equilibrate and inform the elements of the Childe in a way to further the Great Work. the Childe should give thanks for the experience (regardless of the perceived outcome at the time). After performing an Invocation and completing the working. Love is the Law. Received by ACh LA. If you are making the Magickal Signs as described above. When it is time for the Childe to regain “normal” consciousness. In all cases. Invocations have a transforming effect on a Childe. see a green light to foster the process.The fourth section relates to Earth and the Assiatic Plane. Love under Will. the Childe will directly interact with the God. A great deal is learned and experienced outside of the Physical Temple. and be healed thereby. It would be appropriate to make the Sign of the Blazing Star while reading the words of the fourth section (if the other Magickal Signs described above have been made). prior to performing an Invocation. Speak and praise the Holy Names of God. As this is occurring during the words of the Invocation. to clearly and succinctly formulate the purpose of the working in a manner which is consistent with the Great Work. and praise the Holy Name of the God. the Childe will be prompted to give a license to depart or it will simply happen. and come to know the God through direct experience. With the Eye rightly and intensely focused on the Great Work to be performed. It will be recognized that the process of invocation employs the Formula of the Tetragrammaton (YHVH). the Spirit of the God will descend in the midst of the Invocation through the Magickal Planes to redeem. Your Invocation will tend to shape the events which follow.

) A AB ABR ABRA ABRAH ABRAHA ABRAHAD ABRAHADA ABRAHADAB ABRAHADABR ABRAHADABRA 93 93/93 157 .v. (March 16.Die Luna. Luna in Sagittarius Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus. Sol in Pisces. 2009 e.

the Eye of Horus is upon me. . repel the Crocodile.Allow my heart to rightly guide me in this destroying hour. I drink to Thee in my Breath. . O Ra when you rise and Atum when you set. the Sender-forth of Light. Nuit. . who is Thy Sacred Eye.Hail to you. who governs His Circles.Hail unto you. . even Kephra who is the Creator of the Gods. . .I invoke Thee.Your Mother. make way for me. and particularly on the Day of the Sun. Justice embraces you at all times. You glorify my spirit. descend. . All rights reserved. 31/31 31 Do what thou Wilt shall be the whole of the Law. whose images have come into being. the Great God Ra! . I have come to you spiritualized and pure. Lord of the Circles.I breathe the air which comes out of your nose. with Horus at the helm. safe-guard me in Truth.O Primeval God.AN INVOCATION OF RA Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2009 Sanctuary of Thoth. . . .I work for Thee. your Voice goes forth and the earth is inundated with silence. come now in peace and Love O Great God who is the Sun.Hail to you. embrace me for I adore Thee.I receive Thee as the Celestial Cow. appear as Thou are.Come to me. shall use Her arms on your behalf in making greeting. . You make my soul divine. . I receive Thee through my blood. . I receive you. I greet you. having come as Kephra. protect me. having appeared in Glory as the King of the Gods. I am joyful in Thee. encircle me.You rise and shine on the Back of your Mother. your beauty is worshipped as Thy Glory shines upon my breast. Lord of All. and Thoth and Maat beside Him. even as the Great Falcon. Ra is the Chief God of the Sun. make goodly the paths for me in Thy dignity and Thy power.May you give power and might in vindication – in the coming forth of this living soul – to the Ka of this Childe. my Aspiration is to serve Thee ever so rightly in the Holy Work. He is rightly invoked at any time in the Great Work. who has correspondence with the Invisible Sun of Kether which beams in the Center of the Sun of Tiphareth that manifests the Sun of our Solar System. I see Thee in Thy Bark.The Eye has opened unto Thee. 158 . .I do not fear.O King of the Gods. .

.We are ever one. Atum transforms into Kephra.v. All come to you. .) A AB ABR ABRA ABRAH ABRAHA ABRAHAD ABRAHADA ABRAHADAB ABRAHADABR ABRAHADABRA 93 93/93 159 .. .I am Thee. for you are of them. My Crown is Thine. I am Thee in the hour of Death. and gone out as the Benu-bird. and Thy Journey begins again.Those who have ever existed are in your presence. you having made their seats in your Domain so they may make praise and worship unto Thee. as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) On behalf of the Sanctuary of Thoth Completed Die Saturnus. Luna in Aries Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus. yet you were always there.O my Lord.I behold the Bark moving through the Celestial Sphere. AMEN. [Image of Ra] Love is the Law. the Disc of the Sun rests upon my head.Those who come in millions and millions. I have come in as the Falcon. and am content in Thee. Received by ACh LA. who shall endure everlasting. . I Live in Truth. whose rays shine like the day and illumine the dark.I worship you. who passes eternity repeatedly. King of Kings. Spirit and Soul. Sol in Pisces. We are One. Thou art in me. there is New Life. 2009 e. Lord of Lords. from Amentet through the Duat. My Light shines through all of mankind. (February 28. Love under Will. they reach with you and for you. Unity uttermost showed. who is in me as I manifest Him. and so the Circle is complete and begins again. . tarrying. . Ra is my Name.From Death. . I Live in Thee.

Skilled Scribe whose Hands are pure. He is rightly invoked for Wisdom in all matters concerning the Great Work. Tongue of Ra. I come to you spiritualized and pure. Thou of the Ibis Head and the Phoenix Wand. whose Power protects She who bore Him. Hail Thoth. Open Thy Book unto me. Master of Laws who interprets writings. Let us Unite so I may emulate Thy Wisdom and Splendor. Great in Magick in the Bark of Millions of Years. Possessor of Purity. I receive Thee and conquer Typhon in Thy Holy Name. The Lord of Wisdom and of the Utterance. 160 . All rights reserved. Vindicate me. Who vindicated Osiris against his foes. inspire me with your Wisdom. who writes what is True. Magician and Messenger of the Gods. who drives away evil.AN INVOCATION OF THOTH Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2009 Sanctuary of Thoth. teach me Thy Holy Magick. I invoke Thee by the Sign of Triumph. who detests falsehood. and particularly on the Day of Mercury. Judge of Truth. whose pen defends the Lord of All. O Thoth. Thoth is the Great Scribe. whose Word establishes the Two Lands. Hermes and Mercury upon High. The God who cometh forth from the Veil. Favored of Ra. who I adore. Magician and Messenger of the Gods. He is also Tahuti. who expresses the Word. who we adore in all of our Holy Rites at the Sanctuary. Great Scribe. who does what Ra in His Shrine approves. I invoke Thee for aid in the Great Work! O Thoth. who gets rid of noise and quells uproars. make me blameless before the Gods. Lord of Strength. He is the Tongue of Ra. I call Thee. 31/31 31 Do what thou Wilt shall be the whole of the Law. Assist me in erecting the Snake Shrine of Horus. Who stands in Splendor at the Prow of the Bark of Ra.

earth and Duat. who foretells the morrow and foresees the future. as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) On behalf of the Sanctuary of Thoth Die Mercury. May the Protection of Ra be my safeguard. I am the Magician. Amen. I am complete. 2009 e. I give breath to him that is in secret places by means of the Power which is in my Mouth.I am Thoth.v.) A AB ABR ABRA ABRAH ABRAHA ABRAHAD ABRAHADA ABRAHADAB ABRAHADABR ABRAHADABRA 93 93/93 161 . I am in the Suite of Thoth and am joyful for all He has done. who nourishes the sun-folk. I am equipped. Love under Will. Luna in Pisces Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus. (February 25. the Power of Thoth be behind me and the Incantations of Isis pervade my members. [Image of Thoth] Love is the Law. Received by ACh LA. who guides the sky. Sol in Pisces. whose act cannot be brought to naught.

Whose symbols are the kite. I call Thee Isis. Who gives birth to the heavens and the earth. Osiris and Set. as you healed Osiris. therefore. Thy Buckle. Lady of the Words of Power. Resurrector of Osiris. We are united by Thy Tiet. Queen of the Throne in the City of Pyramids. the sistrum and the scorpion. Come to me for I am in need of Thy aid. Thy Knot. Moon Shining over the Sea. All rights reserved. Great Mother of All. Sister of Nephthys. She is an aspect of Nuit. Thy Blood. As a Goddess. [Image of Isis] Isis has many attributions. Whose Star is Sirius Allow the Sphere of this Childe to be flooded with Thy Essence. is rightly invoked when working with the Moon upon High and Binah. 162 . Star of the Sea who wears the Throne headdress and the Ureaus. 31/31 31 Do what thou Wilt shall be the whole of the Law. O Daughter of Nut and Geb. giving Thy Love to all of Creation. She. May Thy Love and Compassion run through. Who discovered the Secret Ineffable Name of Ra.AN INVOCATION OF ISIS Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2009 Sanctuary of Thoth. Mother of Horus. Heal me in our Union. So I may learn from Thee and rightly serve in the Holy Work. and particularly on the Day of the Moon or on the Day of Saturn (viewed as the Exalted Day of the Goddess). She is attributed to Binah as the Great Mother similar to Babalon the Beautiful of the Thelemic Pantheon. Who stands on the Solar Bark with arms outstretched. O Great Lady of Magick.

Open my Eye to the Eternal Life. 2009 e.) 163 .v. Queen of the Heavens. Love under Will.O Isis. my Soul. My heart is Thine. For I am of Thee. Aid in my Ascension. Luna in Aquarius Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus. Sol in Pisces. your Childe. as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) On behalf of the Sanctuary of Thoth Die Luna. You are the Ka which is in my body. [Image of Isis] Love is the Law. Thy Lotus unfolds within me. My heart of the different ages. Received by ACh LA. Demeter. (February 23. Amen.

Whose headdress plumes extend to and through the Heavens. Who can regenerate as a snake shedding his skin. the One who is hidden in the Sky. O You. Creator uncreated. AMOUN. AMOUN. Marvelous God. Independent of the Created Universe. AMOUN. O You. AMOUN. who indwells me. rich are Thee in me. AMOUN. Lord of things that are. AMOUN O Thou. whose image is of bearded man. Father of the Gods. Whose wife is Mut. and sons are Khonsu and Mentu. Yet abiding in All things.AN INVOCATION OF AMOUN Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2009 Sanctuary of Thoth. All rights reserved. AMOUN. AMOUN. Who appears as blue as the primordial waters which give life. Whose image is not unfolded in the papyrus rolls. [Image of Amoun] Amoun has correspondence with Chesed. AMOUN. rich in forms. Secret is your Body. AMOUN. and particularly on the Day of Jupiter. 31/31 31 Do what thou Wilt shall be the whole of the Law. Great God. Breath of Life which Creates. Self-Begotten One. AMOUN. 164 . AMOUN. Lord of him who is silent. O Thou. AMOUN. Whose sacred animals are the goose and the ram. He is rightly invoked at any time as the Father of the Gods below the Abyss. AMOUN. whose Voice is thunder. Secret One. who comes at the voice of the humble. AMOUN. AMOUN.

2009 e.Love is the Law. (February 27. Received by ACh LA. Completed Die Venus. as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) On behalf of the Sanctuary of Thoth Commenced Die Jupiter.) A AB ABR ABRA ABRAH ABRAHA ABRAHAD ABRAHADA ABRAHADAB ABRAHADABR ABRAHADABRA 93 93/93 165 .v. Love under Will. Luna in Aries Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus. Sol in Pisces.

Remove all evil from me. Hail Lord Horus. Who fights for the renewal of mankind in service of the Most High. I take Thy Form. open at Thy command! I welcome Thee! O God of the Sky. God of Might. For I am Thee. Great God. God of Light. who conquered Set. to see through Thy Eye. spiritual and material evolution of mankind by promulgating the Law of Thelema. Whose Eye makes me Holy. Avenger of your Father. and especially on the Day of Mars. Who acquired the might of Atum and is firmly established on the Throne. Thou. He is rightly invoked on any Day for aid in the Great Work. Son of Osiris and Isis. make me strong and my soul enduring. establish my beauty on the vertex of Ra in our Unity. Amen. I invoke Thee. I invoke Thee. Make way for me on the Great Bark of God. who was nursed by Nephthys. O Heru. Whose Sons are Imset. All rights reserved. Whose right Eye is the Sun and Thy left Eye the Moon. manifest now within me. I invoke Thee. O Glorious Eye. O Divine Falcon. I invoke Thee. [Image of Horus] Horus is the Great God of War charged to further the magickal. Hapy. I invoke Thee. Whose left Eye was injured in battle and healed by Isis. Save me.AN INVOCATION OF HORUS Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2009 Sanctuary of Thoth. which is mine. Thou who is Crowned with the Throne as Thy Mother. 166 . Daumuteh and Qebehsenuef. 31/31 31 Do what thou Wilt shall be the whole of the Law.

as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) On behalf of the Sanctuary of Thoth Die Mars.Love is the Law.v.) A AB ABR ABRA ABRAH ABRAHA ABRAHAD ABRAHADA ABRAHADAB ABRAHADABR ABRAHADABRA 93 93/93 167 . Luna in Aquarius Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus. Sol in Pisces. Received by ACh LA. 2009 e. (February 24. Love under Will.

to calm and to balance Will. call Thee by Thy Holy Names and Images. and bestow thy favors. Inspire me with your embrace. shake Thy Sistrum. who is also Babalon and Venus as She appears throughout the Planes. and especially on the Day of the Sun or on the Day of Venus with which She has particular correspondence. She is rightly invoked any time in matters of Love. She is an aspect of the Goddess Nuit. [Image of Hathoor] Hathoor is a Solar Goddess of Love and Beauty. and invoke Thee. kindly of countenance in the Bark of Millions of Years. I. Lady of the West. A Childe of Netzach and a Childe of Tiphareth would do well to invoke Her often for aid in the Holy Work. who built the bark of Osiris to cross the waters of truth. O’ Mistress of the Heavens. who appears as the Milky Way. She bears the Disc of the Sun between Her Horns.AN INVOCATION OF HATHOOR Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2009 Sanctuary of Thoth. Lady of the Sacred Land. 31/31 31 Do what thou Wilt shall be the whole of the Law. Fill me with your Love. O’ Hathoor. Daughter of Ra and Nut. Heavenly Cow. Thy Menit Necklace. nourish me with your milk. 168 . for aid in the Holy Work. All rights reserved. a Dweller in the House of Horus.

Lady of Amentet. Sol in Pisces. The beauty of your face. who carries the Ankh and bestows the pleasures of Life. Holy Hathoor. Received by ACh LA. Sacred Eye of Ra. Let us Go forth in Love and Peace. Luna in Aquarius Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus. dance and drink. Love under Will.) ABRAHADABRA 93 93/93 169 . Glitters when you rise. My vessel is Thine. as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) On behalf of the Sanctuary of Thoth Completed Die Sol. Thy Golden Countenance be mine.v. who wears the Ureaus. who sits as a coiled COBRA. Love is the Law. 2009 e. Who is as a resting place for him that has done right within the boat of the blessed. O’ Beautiful One. Manifest now within me. Protectress. We are as one as we sing. Goddess of Joy.O’ Golden One. (February 22. devoid of darkness. Amen. My heart is pure.

All rights reserved. The I-Ching Hexagram is selected during the Ritual using normal procedure (whether you use the coin or yarrow stick method). The Holy Book may be the Book of the Law. The “Word” is divined during the Ritual with eyes closed while opening the pages of a Holy Book and pointing to a word in the text. Second. Further.A RITUAL TO CELEBRATE THE FESTIVAL OF THE EQUINOX Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2008 Sanctuary of Thoth. The Ritual may be performed without engaging in any practice of divination. spiritually and materially. In this regard. it is a Ritual of Union. First and foremost. you erect your Sphere using the formula of the Ritual of the Stars on the highest Magickal Plane that you know (see the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars). It is recommended that you perform a ritual (mentally or physically) to celebrate the Festival of the Equinox shortly after Sol enters Aries (marking the Vernal Equinox and the beginning of a new Zodiacal Year). The Tarot card is selected during the Ritual. and after Sol enters Libra (marking the Autumnal Equinox). A Ritual to Celebrate the Festival of the Equinox is given below for your use. the Bhagavad-Gita or any other illuminated text from which you draw Divine Wisdom. This is retained in the Ritual offered below. every Equinox. This is to be performed in the context of the Ritual of the Stars. The Vernal and Autumnal Equinox also mark the beginning of the “Solar Tides” corresponding with Fire and Air. The use and repetition of this skeletal formula from Equinox to Equinox assists in the process of evoking Truth. The Ritual is performed for several reasons. though some divination is recommended. also with eyes closed. it is recommended that you analyze what you have received on a Qabalistic basis to see how it all formulates into a coherent message. which will evolve as you evolve magically. there is a certain skeletal formula common among rites of Initiates according to Ancient Custom to effect the consecrations. Although the formula for opening and closing an Equinox Ritual may vary among magickal orders and texts. which is why the Solstices are traditionally celebrated in a more mystickal than magickal fashion. acknowledge the Unity which exists between your Sphere (or Little World) and the Macrocosm (or Great World) and consecrate your Sphere to this Beloved Unity and the Great Work so Divine Light (Wisdom) and Love (Understanding) may further manifest within your Sphere and Conscious Mind to be your guide in all ways. the Ritual is performed to open your Eye to the work of the coming six months (from Equinox to Equinox). respectively. During the Ritual. after shuffling your cards and laying them before you. Following the Ritual. a Tarot card and an I-Ching Hexagram from the Most High to provide insight and guidance as to the work to come. respectively. The Summer and Winter Solstices mark the beginnings of the Solar Tides corresponding with Water and Earth. the Ritual is performed 170 . it is recommended that you engage in the practice of divination during the Ritual to divine a Word.

may be done by: looking into a flame for Fire. or consecrating yourself with some Holy Oil feeling it touch your skin. 3 The Ritual celebrates the Present Aeon and. those of the past. and have undergone certain transformations in the process. announcing the Equinox of the Gods and the Law of Thelema. 171 . Using the Solar Tides in ways consistent with their nature will greatly assist your progress. the Ritual is performed to make your initial projections at the inception of the Solar Tide as best you know how. which began on or about April 8. When celebrating the Autumnal Equinox. When done. All historical events may be rightly interpreted within the context of the nature of these Aeons. The Magickal Aeons which preceded the Present One where of Osiris (the Father) most recently and of Isis (the Mother) before then. Use those energies of Sol in Aries (and those to follow during the Solar Tide) to initiate. Your projections may be made by charging a Eucharist of the four Elements to be consumed during the Ritual as further described below. During the course of doing so. Accordingly. towards the quarters and otherwise. giving thanks. This is a variation of the Ritual of the Stars appropriate to the Equinox Ritual as it further affirms the Unity of the Circle and the Cross. smelling a rose or some corresponding incense for Air. for Earth.at the Sanctuary. We are presently in the New Aeon of Horus. and eating a small piece of bread. which marks the beginning of a New Magickal Aeon and a New Magickal Formula. stop the flow of energy.000 years. Your perspective has changed. It is recommended that you not work with the Aires (or Aethyrs) until such time. further and advance your work. consider the Zodiacal Signs which Sol will pass through during the course of each Solar Tide. a Magickal Link for the accomplishment of your Great Work and a libation to the Holy Names spoken and adored. when these divinations are performed to receive the “Auguries” for the Equinox on behalf of the Members of the Sanctuary. to a certain extent. May your Eucharist be a Sacrament of the Magickal Power raised during your Ritual. An aspect of this is preparing and taking a Eucharist of the four Elements (or Feast). bless and protect your work. and 3 Knowledge of the Aeons may be found in the 30 Aires (or Aethyrs). ask your Gods to empower. It would now be appropriate to focus on your goals. tasting a sip of water for Water. 9 and 10. it would be appropriate to make initial projections to open your Eye to the work to be performed during the next six months (and coming Zodiacal Year) and how best to perform and accomplish this work in a healthy. It is a time to “party with the Gods”. and proceed to consume the Eucharist as described in the Ritual. 1904 when Aleister Crowley received the Book of the Law. balanced and focused way. Fourth. you have already passed through the Solar Tides corresponding to Fire and Water (half the Zodiacal Year). most simply. to celebrate with them and honor them. your projections will also change. The Eucharist may be charged just before consuming it. In this regard. Also. which Initiates of the System of Initiation offered through the Sanctuary of Thoth would begin working with as a Childe of Geburah. simply by spreading your hands over it and directing a current of energy into the Eucharist while you say what you want to say to make your projections. Third. that of the Crowned and Conquering Childe. This. When celebrating the Vernal Equinox. which will be posted on the Sanctuary’s website. A Magickal Aeon lasts approximately 2. the Ritual is performed to celebrate the “Equinox of the Gods”. and the work necessary to achieve them. consider how the energies of the Solar Tides may be used consistent with their natures to further your work and initiation process. It is recommended that the “Sign of the Cross” be used during the Ritual in making all projections. as suggested above. Defining and working towards each Step on the Royal Path of Initiation will assist you in taking the Step.

or simply a table or stand you are using as your altar or have available to you. Frater AHBH AChD (Brian Goldstein) For the Sanctuary of Thoth 93 93/93 Temple Arrangements The Ritual of the Equinox may be performed mentally or physically with equal success. They are performed by calling on the Waters of Creation to purify your space with Love. You are already equipped with the magickal. equilibrate and evolve as described in the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars. Continuing the example: if Fire is assigned to the South. you would bring your Holy Book. it would be appropriate to use it. Focus the Eye and Will to perform the Rite. your focused activity is the only thing necessary. Therefore. Tarot deck and/or I-Ching (with coins or yarrow sticks) into your Circle. you would put your rose or incense in the East. for example. If you have a Magick Wand as a symbol of your Will. Alternatively. and arrange the Eucharist on your Altar in a manner which corresponds with the elemental formula you will be using in the Ritual. you use your Will to do so. and if Earth is assigned to the North. you would put your bread in the North. spiritual and material tools you need to perform the Ritual and the Great Work. You could simply sit in a chair in the center of your Sphere and perform the Ritual mentally. When tracing the Sign of the Cross used in the Ritual (further described below). Nothing else physical or material is required. if Water is assigned to the West. adding such physical aspects as you are inclined to add. you would put your cup of water in the West. if Air is assigned to the East. if you are inclined to perform the Ritual physically and have the opportunity to do so. Remember. it is always appropriate to use the Sign of Benediction as your Magick Wand to aid your Will. The others should simply be available to you within your Circle. and curling the remaining fingers to the palm. This may be a double cubical altar (which is recommended for its symbolism. for the     172 . we invoke. These are important. The Ritual of the Equinox will further this process. and the Fires of Creation to consecrate your space with Light. which is made by pointing the index and middle fingers. Cover your Altar as you deem appropriate with a cloth. Alternatively. The Holy Book may be placed in the center of your Altar as a symbol of Spirit. If you are engaging in any of the divination described above during the Ritual. and should not be dispensed with regardless of whether the Ritual is performed mentally or physically. some suggestions to arrange your space to perform the Ritual would be as follows:  Establish a Holy Altar in the center of your Circle.balances and equilibrates the Sphere. Accordingly. Prepare a Eucharist of the four Elements (as described above) in advance of the Ritual. This will generally be the terrestrial elemental formula (also known as the “Traditional/Four Winds” formula) for the reasons given below. if possible). you would put your candle in the South. laying the thumb against these two. Purifications and consecrations are called for during the Ritual.

This may be done mentally from the Center of your Sphere. face East. feeling the breath come in through the nostrils and down into the belly (filling and expanding it). and then dipping your fingers again in the Holy Water and sprinkling once at the location of Tiphareth. perhaps with some incense ash used in your holy work. It is recommended that Initiates who have been admitted to the Solar Plane focus the Eye on rising to the Briatic Plane. see and feel the Waters of Creation flood your Sphere during the purification. the purifications and consecrations may be performed from the Center of your Sphere. If you are performing the Ritual physically. mix some water and salt together. and the Fires of Creation flame through your Sphere during the consecration. Return to the East to complete your Circle. Alternatively. Purify your Sphere with the Holy Water. 3. breathe onto the Holy Water during the Ritual just before using it. which is short and comes into the upper chest area. Nothing else is necessary. this is done by breathing in and out of your belly.accomplishment of the Great Work to be performed. an aspect of the Ritual. The likeness and correspondence of these two formulas is. as described in the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars. Your incense may be used as a physical symbol of the Holy Fire to be used in consecration. Yesod and Malkuth on the embodied Tree of Life. When you do so. Erect your Sphere using the formula of the Ritual of the Stars on the highest Magickal Plane that you know (see the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars). and the Light and Love of the Crown upon your head. which is important to retain. As you embody the Tree of Life. but more exalted. Hold the Cup of Holy Water up high. 173 . feel the top of your skull open to influence of your God. Proceed as follows: 2. Then. itself. Erect the Sphere. In simplest terms.4 Focus on the Holy Breathing. and then out from the belly and up and through the nostrils (as the belly deflates and falls towards the spine). before the Ritual to create a physical symbol of the Holy Water to be used. seeing the Waters of Creation flow in the direction of your Eye. Purify yourself by dipping your thumb in the Cup of Holy Water and tracing with your thumb a Cross in center of your forehead. which is usable by every Childe working on the Assiatic and Lower Yitziratic Planes. until all mundane matters fall away. When your space is prepared. In doing so. then repeat in the South. Enter the Childe. if you are performing the Ritual physically: go to the East with your Cup of Holy Water. West and North. dip your fingers in the Cup of Holy Water and sprinkle Holy Water three times in the center of the Cross three. then focus your Mind’s Eye on the Great Work to be performed. and performing the Ritual from this Plane which also uses an Elemental Formula akin to the terrestrial elemental formula. 4 This is different than your “fight or flight” breath. 1. formulating the Supernal Triangle. trace or project only the Sign of the Cross (as described below). and you have adorned yourself with such holy clothing as you deem appropriate for the Ritual (whatever this may be). Move to the Center of your Sphere. and no Stars. enter your place of working and begin your Holy Breathing. trace a Cross with your Cup of Holy Water. and say: I purify with the Waters of Creation and Love. A RITUAL TO CELEBRATE THE FESTIVAL OF THE EQUINOX The Ritual given below uses the terrestrial elemental formula (also known as the “Traditional/Four Winds” formula). If you are performing the Ritual mentally.

wave the Incense three times in the center of the Cross. let us celebrate the Autumnal Equinox and consecrate according to Ancient Custom. and say: Light Keeping your hand over your head. Keep your hand (glistening with the Light) over your head. swing it to point to the West. and say: East Keeping your hand over your head. facing East. fully extending the arm and sending a Ray of Light to the Eastern ends of the Universe. having entered the Sign of Justice. Move to the Center of your Sphere. Yesod and Malkuth on the embodied Tree of Life. Consecrate according to Ancient Custom. Consecrate your Sphere with the Holy Fire. 6. let us celebrate the Vernal Equinox and consecrate according to Ancient Custom. For the Autumnal Equinox: The Sun setteth in West. This also may be done mentally from the Center of your Sphere. With your hand. then repeat in the South. swing it to point to the West. and proceed as follows: Point your hand over your head to the East. face East. Hold the Holy Incense up high. if you are performing the Ritual physically: go to the East with your Holy Incense. swing it to point to the East. and then waving the Incense once at the locations of Tiphareth. touch the Kether above your head on the embodied Tree of Life. fully extending the arm and sending a Ray of Light to the Western ends of the Universe. fully extending the arm and sending a Ray of Light to the Eastern ends of the Universe. gilding your hand with the Light of the Crown. Consecrate yourself by tracing a Cross with the Incense in the center of your forehead. 5. Return to the East to complete your Circle. fully extending the arm and sending a Ray of Light to the Western ends of the Universe. West and North. In the center. seeing the Fires of Creation flame in the direction of your Eye. Alternatively. trace a Cross with the Incense. say: For the Vernal Equinox: The Sun hath risen from the depths of Darkness and entered the Sign of the Ram. and say: Night Keeping your hand over your head. and say: I consecrate with the Fires of Creation and Light. and say: West 174 .4. Announce the Equinox.

fully extending the arm and sending a Ray of Light to the Western ends of the Universe. swing it to point to the West. fully extending the arm and sending a Ray of Light to the Northern ends of the Universe. and say: Heat Keeping your hand over your head. and say: North Keeping your hand over your head. fully extending the arm and sending a Ray of Light to the Southern ends of the Universe. and say: Cold Keeping your hand over your head. fully extending the arm and sending a Ray of Light to the Eastern ends of the Universe. wholly reconcile between them. touch the center of your Altar (where you may have placed your Holy Book). Thy Childe. Point your hand over your head to the South. and say: Air Keeping your hand over your head. swing it to point to the South. swing it to point to the East. swing it to point to the North. fully extending the arm and sending a Ray of Light to the Northern ends of the Universe. swing it to point to the South. swing it to point to the North. fully extending the arm and sending a Ray of Light to the Southern ends of the Universe. and say: South Keeping your hand over your head. fully extending the arm and sending a Ray of Light to the Northern ends of the Universe. and say: Earth 175 . who know them. swing it to point to the North. and say: I. fully extending the arm and sending a Ray of Light to the Southern ends of the Universe. and say: Water Bring your hand down from over your head. and say: Fire Keeping your hand over your head.Keeping your hand over your head.

are Truly Free! Stand in the Sign of the Cross (feet together. who know them. and say: I. The other way is to begin in the center of the Cross. returning to center. Move to the East. wholly reconcile between them. Point your hand over your head to the East. and say: I. who know them. swing it to point to the West. In Whom we. 176 . point to the center of the Cross. returning to center. The physical gestures simply aid the Childe. fully extending the arm and sending a Ray of Light to the Western ends of the Universe. Thy Childe. May Thy Breath move us to ever know Thee. Thy Liberty I do revere. and say: Let us adore the Lord of the Universe. and say: One Redeemer Bring your hand down from over your head. and may you assume the Cross and beam with Light. touch the center of your Altar (where you may have placed your Holy Book). 5 It is recommended that this be done either one of two ways. fully extending the arm and sending a Ray of Light to the Northern ends of the Universe. and say: One Destroyer Keeping your hand over your head. trace the Sign of the Cross 5. Proceed when you are ready. and trace up the vertical bar and then down to the bottom of the vertical bar. swing it to point to the South. as you invoke Air. Thy Children. swing it to point to the North. with arms extended straight from the shoulders). and then the horizontal bar from the left to the right.Bring your hand down from over your head. and say: One Sustainer Keeping your hand over your head. O Lord of the Air. reconcile by Thy Will between them. Use Thy Will to trace the Crosses. and say: One Creator Keeping your hand over your head. Thy Childe. fully extending the arm and sending a Ray of Light to the Eastern ends of the Universe. fully extending the arm and sending a Ray of Light to the Southern ends of the Universe. Hail unto Thee. and then trace to the left of the horizontal bar and then to the right of the horizontal bar. touch the center of your Altar (where you may have placed your Holy Book). Thy Firmament. One way is to trace the vertical bar from the top down.

Thou art the Spirit hidden in All things. And the Source of All that we see. and may you assume the Cross and beam with Light. Hail unto Thee. Who is in All. The Throne of Thy Glory. Complete your Circle by passing the East. And the One above their Moving Might. And restore the Kingdom during the course! Stand in the Sign of the Cross (as described above). And the Flame of Thy Eye ignite our Holy Pyre! Stand in the Sign of the Cross (as described above). May Thy Will inspire us to rightly evolve Thy Empire. Thine is the Fire with its Flashing Flame. and All are in Thee. From which Thy Spirit moved. Thou art the Light and the Night. and say: Let us adore the Lord of the Universe. 177 . Thy Life. Thy Children. May Thou aid us. and say: Let us adore the Lord of the Universe. In every cardinal direction. to overcome the Eternal Curse. Hail unto Thee. Stand in the Sign of the Cross (as described above). point to the center of the Cross. we serve with mirth. as you invoke Earth. trace the Sign of the Cross. O Lord of the Fire. Proceed when you are ready. O Lord of the Earth. Thine is the Air with its Movement. Hail unto Thee. Hail into Thee. with Love. Move to the West. And attain Perfect Union and Divine Bliss by Thy Hand. and say: Let us adore the Lord of the Universe. as you invoke Fire. trace the Sign of the Cross. as you invoke Water. trace the Sign of the Cross. From the Zenith to the Nadir of the Celestial Sphere. O Lord of the Waters.Move to the South. to aspire. and may you assume the Cross and beam with Light. point to the center of the Cross. Move to the North. face East and say: Let us adore the Lord of the Universe. and may you assume the Cross and beam with Light. Thy footstool. O Lord of the Universe. Proceed when you are ready. May Thou exalt our souls so we may Understand. Thy Light I admire. Proceed when you are ready. point to the center of the Cross. Thou art there. then return to the Center.

and say: I declare that the Elements and Spirit are duly invoked and present. and equilibrate. Contemplate briefly what was received. and then proceed. We know Thee. Engage in some Holy Breathing to assist. Enflaming our Swords to the very end. Thine is the Earth with its Eternal Stability. Proceed when you are ready. so may your Spirit descend. skip to Section 8 below. Practice of Divination. say: Guidance is now sought as to the work for the coming six months. If not. May Thou open this Childe’s Eye how best to perform and accomplish this Great Work. To consecrate the return of the Equinox. And call upon the Oracles of the I-Ching to aid and guard this work. If you are divining an I-Ching Hexagram for the Equinox. Do so using normal procedure. If you are divining a Tarot card for the Equinox. If you are engaging in divination. and may you assume the Cross and beam with Light.Thine is the Water with its Flux and Reflux. now is the time to do so. To the Glory of the Most High. So we may evolve rightly along the Chosen Way! Stand in the Sign of the Cross (as described above). If you are engaging in any practice of divination during the Ritual. bless and protect our work. Do so as described above. say: I will now receive the Word of the Equinox. May Thou empower. If you are divining a Word for the Equinox. say: I will now receive the Tarot Card for the Equinox. Take a moment to reaffirm the formula of your Sphere (per the Ritual of the Stars). as you invoke Spirit to descend in the midst and Enflame your Sword. 178 . taking any notes you deem necessary. And be our guide in all ways. O my Lord. 7. Do so as described above. say: I will now receive the I-Ching Hexagram for the Equinox.

Do so. When you are ready. Say: We now prepare to take a Eucharist of the Magickal Power raised here today. You are encouraged to nourish and care for these seeds in your future work to foster their growth. proceed to say: I look into this flame as a symbol of the Element of Fire and Light. powerful. When you are ready. If you are so inclined. say: It is done! May this Ritual assist Thy Children in developing magickally. as a Magickal Link for the accomplishment of this Great Work. 179 . Do so. three times. Kiss your Holy Book three times.8. as a symbol of Spirit and the Great Work in progress. Then. proceed by saying: I kiss this Holy Book. When you are done with your projection. proceed to say: I taste this liquid as a symbol of the Element of Water and Love. Do so. spiritually and materially to their utmost. proceed to say: I eat this bread [or consecrate with the Holy Oil] as a symbol of the Element of Earth and Life. and then return it to the Altar. correct and efficient way. healing to the Womb of the Goddess. When you are ready. the Feast for the Equinox. When you are ready. maximum beneficial and correct potential. Take a Eucharist of the Four Elements. say: I smell this rose [in incense] as a symbol of the Element of Air and Liberty. and to celebrate the Equinox of the Gods. and in the most beneficial. Do so. Ever to the Glory of the Most High. charge your Eucharist with a projection to plant “seeds” related to your work for the balance of the Zodiacal Year. bringing redemption to the Children.

AMEN!!! 9. When done. e.Reverence and devotion does this Childe bring to Thee. 180 . (2) Papers analyzing the Auguries received during certain Equinox Rituals are appended at the end of this Book.v). as Scribe. 93 93/93 Additional Commentary: (1) It is now the practice of the Sanctuary to trace the Crosses in this Rite.28. using solely the Cross of the Crown. Anno IVxvi (March 13. Go forth and do Thy Will among the legions of the living. unto the Age of Ages. 11. which is described in the paper issued by the Sanctuary entitled “The Ritual of the Crown”. Die Venus. say: ABRAHADABRA. ACh LA. Close per the formula of the Ritual of the Stars. (3) Some minor revisions were made to this paper and the text of the Ritual by ACh LA. The Great Work accomplished! 10. 2009. Luna in Libra. giving thanks. Amen. Blessed by Thy Names. To the Great Order of the Universe And to the Great Work of Thelema. Sol in Pisces. and all other rites. Die Venus.2008 ev.

you will assist others in Healing. Childe. you begin to learn how to rightly focus the Eye on Divine Love. are the subject of your Great Work. Some General Aids You are encouraged to wear a piece of jewelry. They are not used to hurt.] You are the “thing” to be purified and consecrated. you will evolve as a Source of Light and Love to others. Your Magickal Jewelry may change. They are used to assist your magickal. They serve as reminders.THE MAGICK WEAPONS (Aids in Evolution) Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2008 Sanctuary of Thoth. are the Magickal Weapon purified and consecrated at this Stage of Beginning. maintaining a Holy Altar in your home outside of the physical temple. doing so is a way of giving thanks for the many blessings you receive during the Initiation process. Wearing Magickal Jewelry is a form of practicing bhakti or devotion to the Great Work. All rights reserved. during the course of your Initiation. Further. The Childe of Earth You. is strongly encouraged. which shall be your True Guide and Mentor on the Way of Return. They are manifest symbols of your Love and Devotion to Great Work. By undertaking the Work. [Additional Commentary: See the paper entitled “The Purification & Consecration of the Sphere (Suggestions for the Newcomer)” included in this book. They are to be repeatedly purified and consecrated to the Great Work during each Stage of Initiation to assist and further your Initiation. Your evolution is the initial focus of Initiation. which is always in progress whether you are in or outside of your physical temple. perhaps a necklace or a ring (or both). 31/31 31 Do what thou Wilt shall be the whole of the Law. Learning basic ritual practices of how to purify and consecrate your vessel is the substance of the Work. Similarly. 181 . spiritual and material evolution. We review in this paper the Magickal Weapons applicable to the Work of the Childe during the Course of Evolution. During the course. which are truly the only acceptable offerings to the Most High. The Magick Weapons are not weapons in the traditional sense. You. at all times to always remind you of the Great Work. and regularly burning incense and candles in your home (on the Altar or elsewhere). As you Heal. multiple times. Your Magick Oath as a Childe of Earth formally commences the process. ultimately.

Adorn it as you deem fit. Silver also is very much appropriate. They are symbols of your Love and Devotion to the Great Work. You may find that you have been equipped with your Magickal Dagger for some time. any cup will do. Consider other guidance available on the subject. This is a symbol of your physical sense of touch and your body. This is a Symbol of your thoughts and emotions. The Childe of Hod The Cup is the Magickal Weapon of the Childe of Hod. A simple stick cut by your own hand will suffice. If you do so. but the corresponding aspects of your own Being which are being purified and consecrated in its use. The Childe of Netzach The Wand is the Magickal Weapon of the Childe of Netzach. which is a Holy Vessel for Spirit. can serve you ever so rightly in the Work. The purification and consecration of your Magick Wand is a symbol of Crowning your prior Work. with corresponding symbols (or don’t). Your Pantacle may be as simple as a drawing on a piece of paper. Know that you are fully equipped to perform and accomplish the Great Work. in the course of your Work. even things put together rather quickly and imperfectly when so moved to do so. Magickal Tools or Weapons made by your own hand are best. This is an important Weapon. consider cutting the Wand on a Day of Mercury. and use. as well as the physical sense of taste and the element of Water. The repeated purification and consecration. has correspondence to the Goddess. and the element of Air. It is unnecessary to acquire expensive “pieces” to be used in your physical temple. you are taking control of the animal within (your body. Enjoy the process of doing so. You may find that. in particular. Any dagger or blade may be consecrated to the Great Work for this purpose. It is not the thing itself. You may. Brass in particular is recommended. Any Cup may be used. As this Weapon. your thoughts and emotions and your lower will) and placing it wholly in service of the Great Work. It assists in bringing health and Healing. may it be a beautiful symbol to you. However. Make your Pantacle as simple or as complex as you are so moved. as with the construction of all of the other Magickal Weapons discussed below. your automatic consciousness. as well as the physical sense of sight and the element of Fire. which you may make or acquire.The Childe of Malkuth The Pantacle is the Magickal Weapon of the Childe of Malkuth. if possible. This is a Symbol of your physical sense of smell. of your Dagger during the course of your Work as a Childe of Yesod will assist in the purification and consecration your sense of smell. The Childe of Yesod The Dagger is the Magickal Weapon of the Childe of Yesod. and assist you in gaining control of this elemental aspect of your Being. acquire a “piece” to be used in your physical temple for ceremonial practice. as its composition has correspondence with the Work. as the process of making assists in the Eye opening to the corresponding Mysteries. you are encouraged to make a Pantacle. without the need for any things. This is a symbol of your lower will. before sunrise from a wood traditionally used for wands. At this stage of evolution. It also is a symbol of the Element of Earth. 182 . However.

there is the Chain. The Childe of Tiphareth There are five Weapons for the Childe of Tiphareth. and assists the Childe in coming to work with this Form of Energy. However. This may be drawn or made. This is used to extract the Purified Mercury. and balance the other Forms of Energy (Alchemical Salt and Sulphur) so that the Triangles of the Hexagram may be rightly formulated within the Sphere of the Childe. and is wrapped around the head of the Childe at the forehead with the tails of the Chain crossing in back and then briefly pulled tight to the sides (not to hurt). This may be made or acquired as you are so moved. The Air Dagger may also be used as this Weapon. with Aries initially in the east. The Childe’s Elemental Weapons (the Pantacle. the Dagger. Third. there is the Lamen. This involves formulating the Zodiacal Belt within your Sphere. Fourth. the Dagger. which is the Magickal Weapon corresponding with Alchemical Salt. there is the Dagger. and formulate the Zodiacal Belt in the corresponding colors. It is approximately six feet in length. the Cup and the Wand) must also be consecrated again to this stage of the Work. and attain unto the Second Order and Tiphareth. This is used to purge the Childe’s vessel of impurities (without hurting or marking the body in any way). The Sphere of the Dominis Liminis must be rightly ordered on an elemental basis. Fifth. and perfectly balanced for the consciousness of the Childe to be elevated above the Spheres normally experienced by man. The Wand itself does not need to be made or acquired. there is the Lotus Wand traditionally associated with this Work. which is a symbol of your Being consecrated to this new stage of the Work. whose work is to realize what even moves the physical senses symbolized by the Pantacle. it may be consumed as part of your consecration rite. wholly purified and consecrated to the Great Work. Take note of the colors of each band on the Lotus Wand. 183 . Second. there is the Scourge. and particularly the mind (or Ruach).The Dominis Liminis There is no Magickal Weapon for the Dominis Liminis. the Work associated with the Wand is important. which is the Magickal Weapon corresponding with Alchemical Mercury. and then worn over the heart or where Tiphareth would be on an embodied Tree of Life during its purification and consecration. Only in this way may the Dominis Liminis cross the Little Abyss. the Cup and the Wand. which is the Veil of Paroketh. See the Symbols of the Zodiacal Signs impressed upon the corresponding colors in their right place. which is the Magickal Weapon corresponding with Alchemical Sulphur. First. This will assist you in realizing the Natal Crown which you wear. and assists the Childe in coming to work with this Form of Energy. If made on paper. This is used to purify the Childe’s vessel. and consecrating your Sphere to each Zodiacal aspect or Sign. serving “double duty”.

The Phoenix Wand is a symbol of directed Will. The Wand is held in the passive hand (not the active hand) as the Wand is not used to trace any symbols. A Jupiter Talisman is to be made and consecrated by the Childe of Chesed. Although the Wand has correspondence to the Hexagram. The Elemental Weapons of the Childe are to be consecrated again. learn the corresponding Holy Names. and construct rituals using them as you deem fit to perform and accomplish the Work at hand. This Wand also does not need to be made or acquired. Rites to Purify and Consecrate your Magickal Weapons The approach of the Sanctuary’s System of Initiation is to provide Formulae for Initiation. This stage represents the Great Initiation in this New Aeon of Horus. This is purified and consecrated to the Great Work of the Childe to do True Will. and its symbolism. and do that which must be done. and only True Will.The Childe of Geburah There are two Weapons for the Childe of Geburah. The Childe truly becomes a Soldier of the Great Work. By dispensing with some of the pomp and verbosity traditionally associated with rites of “old”. to assist with the purification and consecration of the Childe to Love and prepare the Childe for the Work to come. The Cup of Babalon the Beautiful. the Urn of the AllFather. These are not physical things. and the Flaming Sword and the Caduceus are symbols of the Work of the Most High. there is the Phoenix Wand traditionally associated with this Work. Study the other papers issued by the Sanctuary. to show the Way and tender the true “keys” to the Initiation process. the Work is accomplished solely by projection without physical movement. the Work associated with the Wand. you 184 . The Eyes of the Phoenix are directed to the Work at hand. the Hexagram referenced is the Heavenly Hexagram which corresponds to the upper Astral or Solar Plane (described in other papers issued by the Sanctuary). The Holy Third Order There are no Magickal Weapons corresponding with the Work of the Holy Third Order. The Childe of Chesed There are no Magickal Weapons associated with the Work of the Childe of Chesed in the Sanctuary’s System of Initiation. but to this stage of the Work and according to the Elemental Formula of the upper Planes which the Childe has come to experience in the course of the Work. Rather. as those of the Third Order are but aspects of the Most High who truly Rule the Universe. First. The Second Weapon is the Magick Sword. focusing particularly on what is said concerning the aspect of the Work you have undertaken. This is a symbol of Spirit and Mars. The Childe is equipped with the Knowledge and Conversation of His Holy Guardian Angel and the Might to overcome the obstacles necessary to Walk in the Way of True Will. They exist purely in Spiritual form. Use them wisely and well. is important. However. The Crown Wand is a Symbol of the Work of the Third Order. Consider all pertinent symbolism.

and most fitting for you. (November 26.will be able to construct succinct and effective rites to perform and accomplish the Work in a way which is healthy and balanced. Luna in Scorpio Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus. Love is the Law. 2008 e. as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) On behalf of the Sanctuary of Thoth Die Mercury.) A AB ABR ABRA ABRAH ABRAHA ABRAHAD ABRAHADA ABRAHADAB ABRAHADABR ABRAHADABRA 93 93/93 185 .v. Sol in Sagittarius. Received by ACh LA. Love under Will.

which are of the elements and of Opening and Closing the Veil. which assist the Childe of Tiphareth in formulating the Zodiacal belt about the Sphere (with Aries in the east) by revolving the Childe’s consciousness about the Sphere in the order of the Zodiac. This is done standing. The Magickal Signs of the First Order. looking straight forward. The Work of the Childe of Tiphareth is to turn this Cross to the Gold of the Sun. When doing so. They further assist the Childe in connecting to the Spiritual Sphere of the 6. are described in the paper entitled The Scroll of the Pentagram Formulae for the First Order under the section of the paper entitled “The Pentagram Formula for the Dominis Liminis”. which is the Light of the Sun. They may. be used creatively in each quarter of the Sphere or alone in any instance (with or without any other ritual) as a means to invoke the Spiritual Energies of Tiphareth and the Holy Guardian Angel. These Signs may be made mentally or physically with equal success. and are a means for Invoking the Holy Guardian Angel in the consciousness of the Childe.THE MAGICKAL SIGNS OF THE ADEPTI (Including those of the Virgin Daughter) Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2009 Sanctuary of Thoth. the Mother. by moving the Childe to the center of the Yitziratic Hexagram which is formulated on the floor of the Childe’s Sphere. the Son and 186 . including those related to the Virgin Daughter. as follows:  Begin by making the Sign of the Cross. palms out. with the ultimate focus on crossing the Abyss to attain unto the Third Order. the arms are outstretched to the side so they are parallel with the shoulders. The Magickal Signs of the Childe of Tiphareth These are the LVX Signs. which is Tiphareth on the Tree of Life. however. The LVX Signs invoke the Light of Tiphareth. They are most typically made in the Center of the Sphere after performing a Yitziratic Hexagram Ritual of the Sun (traditional or unicursal hexagrams may be used in a ritual of this nature) while facing east. Commentary: This Cross is initially the Cross of the Elements or the Cross of Suffering. the right heel is placed in the arch of the left foot. All rights reserved. This is done by placing the elements of the Childe’s Sphere under the Presidency of the Name (YHVH) by formulating the Zodiacal Belt about the Sphere and the four Pillars of the Temple (representing the Father. 31/31 31 Do what thou Wilt shall be the whole of the Law. say “The Sign of Orus”. These relate to the Work of the Second Order. The Magickal Signs of the Adepti are described in this paper.

the Daughter) within the Sphere. The Middle Pillar is established in the Void in the Center of the Sphere, which is the place of Spirit. This being done, the Childe must then consciously connect the movements of these elements (the 5) to the dominion of the Holy Guardian Angel in Tiphareth (the 6). Thus will the Name reformulate as YHShVH and thus will the Childe realize the equation of 5 = 6, which will release the Childe from the Cross of Suffering and allow the Childe to embody or assume the Cross of Gold. Amen.  L – Feet remain in position, raise the right hand so the right arm is extended straight up with the palm open and facing to the left and moved to slightly over the head, the left arm is down and bent at the elbow so the bottom part of the arm is horizontally extended to the left of the body. While doing this, look left and say “The Sign of the Dance of Asi”. V – Feet remain in position, raise both hands over the head so the arms are extended in the shape of a “V” with palms tilted slightly outwards, direct your consciousness behind you while looking forward and say - “The Sign of the Joy of Iacchus.” This is also called the Sign of Triumph commonly used in other rituals of the Sanctuary. X – Feet remain in position, cross both forearms over the chest, left over right (to show the arm corresponding with the Pillar of Mercy on the embodied Little Tree as “active” so to speak and the arm corresponding with the Pillar of Severity on the embodied Little Tree as “passive” so to speak), make fists with the hands, and say “The Sign of the Blazing Star”. Direct your consciousness forward, make the Sign of the Cross again and the Sign of the Blazing Star again while saying “LVX, Lux, the Light of the True Cross”. This completes the making of the LVX Signs. May the Yitziratic Hexagram formed on the Little Tree which you embody shine like the Sun and the Cross of the Elements turn to Gold! Amen. Commentary: Note that, if you are standing in the Center of the Sphere while you make the LVX Signs: o While making the Sign of the Cross, you will be looking east in the place of Aries which is the cardinal sign of Fire on the Zodiacal belt. o While making the Sign of the Dance of Asi, you will be looking to the north in the place of Cancer which is the cardinal sign of Water on the Zodiacal belt. o While make the Sign of the Joy of Iacchus (the Sign of Triumph), your consciousness will be directed to the west in the place of Libra which is the cardinal sign of Air on the Zodiacal belt. o While making the Sign of the Blazing Star, your consciousness will be directed to the south in the place of Capricorn which is the cardinal sign of earth on the Zodiacal belt.

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o While making the final Sign of the Cross and Sign of the Blazing Star, your consciousness is again being directed to the east, completing the Circle of the Zodiacal Belt as you complete this aspect of your invocation. Go forth now Childe of Tiphareth in the Light and Love of your Holy Guardian Angel. Amen. The Magickal Sign of the Childe of Geburah The Magickal Sign of the Childe of Geburah is Puer – the Boy. The Childe of Geburah has realized the equation of 5 = 6 described above. Adepthood has been attained. The Childe is like a young Majestic King or Queen who now Works in the Knowledge and Conversation of His Holy Guardian Angel. The Work of the Childe of Geburah involves a ripening of Adepthood into a phase of adulthood, as the Childe evolves into a Mighty Warrior of God who does only True Will (from the perspective of Geburah) and nothing else. The Childe is evolving as a Pure Vessel for the Angel. The Childe has consciously connected the movement of the elements of the Childe to the dominion of the Holy Guardian Angel. However, this has not been fully assimilated as of yet in the consciousness of the Childe. The Childe now is to realize the equation of 6 = 5, which shows that the Holy Guardian Angel has complete dominion over the Childe’s thoughts, words and deeds. The Angel moves the Childe. In the process of Initiation into these Mysteries, an occult “death” of sorts occurs, as the Childe realizes human being to be nothing but an extension of the Angel’s Being and the Childe is rid of any qliphotic parts. The Childe’s Eye has been rightly focused. Preliminary Second Order initiations have been attained. The Childe of Geburah now moves from the Lower Astral Plane (represented by the Yitziratic Hexagram which had formulated on the floor of the Childe’s Sphere) to the Upper Astral Plane or Solar Plane (represented by the Heavenly Hexagram which will formulate on the floor of the Childe’s Sphere). The Solar Plane has its own magickal formulae which have been aptly described in other papers issued by the Sanctuary. It is said that Magickal Power is granted to the Childe of Geburah, as the Angel now performs the Holy Magick through the Childe. As the Angel acts through the Childe, the Magick is performed by a simple concentration and direction of the Powers of the Mind. These Mysteries are revealed through the symbolism of the Wand of the Childe of Geburah, which is the Phoenix Wand. They are also revealed by the Sign of Puer, which invokes the Spiritual Energies of Geburah and may be used to direct the Mars Force as appropriate in the Great Work. The Sign may be made mentally or physically with equal success, as follows:  Stand, looking straight forward in the direction appropriate to the invocation or projection, the right heel is placed in the arch of the left foot, the right hand is raised with the arm bent at the elbow so the palm is open and facing outwards before the right shoulder with fingers spread apart, the left hand is placed before and against the genitals with the thumb extended straight out horizontal to the body with the remaining fingers curled to the palm. Nothing is said while making this Sign.

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Commentary: The right hand shows a projection of the Pentagram, which is formed by the presentation of the hand. The Pentagram is a symbol of Geburah and the manifest Powers of the All-Father of Chokmah. The left hand shows a projection of the regenerative power which is the Mars Force from perspective of the Childe’s present Work on the Tree of Life. The Magickal Signs of the Childe of Chesed The Magickal Sign of the Childe of Chesed is Vir – the Man or King. The Childe has evolved from a young Majestic King or Queen as a Childe of Tiphareth, to a Mighty Warrior of God doing only True Will as a Childe of Geburah and now must evolve into a Mighty King or Queen as a Childe of Chesed. This is done by and through attaining the Power to Love and what is known as the Balances. From the perspective of the Childe of Chesed, the Power to Love, which is to Love All in every thought, word and deed, is conferred by Babalon the Beautiful, who is a lower aspect of Nuit. Pray to Babalon for the Power to Love All, and to Silence the Waters to all but Her Desire which is His Will. Love balances Will, so the Fire of Will does not burn. Said another way, Love tempers Will. This is shown most directly by the Feminine Nature of the Paths leading from Chokmah. Chesed emanates the purest expressions of these Spiritual Energies below the Abyss in the form of the Serpent Power (which precedes the Mars Force). The Sign of Vir shows the nature of this expression. It may be made mentally or physically with equal success, as follows;  Stand, looking straight forward in the direction appropriate to the invocation or projection, the right heel is placed in the arch of the left foot, both hands are raised to the sides of the head slightly above and before the ears, the thumbs are pointed out and forward bent at the knuckle, and the other four fingers of each hand are curled to the palms. Nothing is said while making this Sign. Commentary: The Sign of Vir may be made to invoke the Spiritual Energies of Chesed and project the Serpent-Power in the Great Work. The Sign itself further shows the Balances, which the Childe of Chesed must attain as noted above. The Magickal Signs of the Virgin Daughter The Power to Love washes the Childe and makes the Childe pure and chaste. As the Childe of Chesed receives Initiation in the “inner”, the Childe will express the purest Will currents balanced by Love below the Abyss. The Childe sees All as God and, thus, Loves All as God. The Childe still embodies the Little Tree, which distinguishes the Childe as a member of the Second Order. When the Little Tree is refined and honed to Perfection, the Childe will attain to the Holy State of the Virgin Daughter, who is to be redeemed according to the Formula of the Tetragrammaton and set upon the Throne of the Great Mother in Binah. This may be accomplished only when the Childe is of Pure Aspiration. The progression of the Magickal Signs of the Virgin Daughter is further shown by the Planetary attributions of the Heavenly Hexagram.

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On the Heavenly Hexagram, Venus is attributed to the Sphere of Chesed and Jupiter moves to its rightful position in the place of the Sphere of Kether. Thus, as the Childe attains to Chesed in the “inner” on the Heavenly Hexagram, the Sign of Puella – the Girl or Virgin Daughter - follows the Sign of Vir. This is the first of the Magickal Signs of the Virgin Daughter, who aspires unto Binah. As further described in other papers of the Sanctuary, in order to attain to Binah, the Little Tree of the Virgin Daughter must be “broken”, which means the Holy Guardian Angel of the Childe (attributed to the Little Tree as the Son) must be sacrificed by no other than by the Hand of God. This is done by a Ritual performed by the Holy One related to the Mysteries of Atu VI entitled “The Lovers”. The Childe will then temporarily embody the Great Tree, as the Childe stands before the Holy One and the Supernal Mother in Binah and the Supernal Father in Chokmah. Even this Great Tree is then left behind as the Childe’s vessel is emptied and filled with the Essence of the All-Mother. The Childe will then enter the Supernal Triangle as the Great Mother and Work as a Childe of Binah. The second of the Magickal Signs of the Virgin Daughter, who is in the process of making this Journey, is called the Sign of Babalon, who is attributed to Binah. On the Heavenly Hexagram, the Moon is attributed to Binah. Thus, this Sign shows through symbolism the process of making the Journey first by embodying the Great Tree and then by receiving the Essence of the All-Mother and Becoming wholly the Great Mother. The Magickal Signs of the Virgin Daughter may be made mentally or physically with equal success, as follows:  The Sign of Puella – Stand, the right heel is placed in the arch of the left foot, the right hand covers the left breast with palm open on the body, the left hand covers the genitals with palm open on the body, and the head is tilted down and slightly to the left with an attitude of innocence. The Sign of Babalon – Stand, feet spread wide apart, heels under the shoulders with feet at 45º degree angles, the arms lifted above the head and bent at the elbows with hands arched inward and the palms out, the head is tiled down. This is also known as the Sign of Mulier. When making this Sign, visualize the Little Tree being “broken” and pushed away, and replaced by the Great Tree. The Childe is silent when making these Signs.

May the Virgin Daughter arise from the progression in the Sign of Maters Triumphant. This concludes the Magickal Signs which represent a crossing of the Abyss. To attain unto Binah, a Virgin Daughter must overcome the Abyss. The symbolism of the “Abyss” shows there is a separation between God and man. This is the Grand Illusion. There is no separation between God and man except in the consciousness of man. The Daughter is the Mother. God is man. Once rid of any qliphotic parts, and made pure and chaste, the Holy One will Reverse the Great Curse and cause the Virgin Daughter to undergo these holy transformations to arise newborn to Understanding as a Childe of Binah ever to the Glory of God. Amen.

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The Atu is the picture. All rights reserved. The process of initiation involves the Way of Return. which simultaneously appears. which 192 . The numbers begin at zero. arising from the union of Nuit and Hadit). The first is Aleister Crowley’s Thoth Tarot deck. which are sometimes referred to as the “Trumps” of the Tarot. constantly renewing. Change is afoot. Thou art the Air and the Spirit of the Aethyr. Thy Breath is our breath. which shows Nuit. Unity utter most showed. setting a background of nonchange against which change may take place in both linear (sequential) and circular (cyclical) form. God extends Itself into Its Creation. For this reason. The following is a story from the Atu of Thoth. The story is brief. the aspirant “climbs” the Tree of Life by way of the Path of the Serpent. BRAShITh.SPIRIT’S JOURNEY INTO MANIFESTATION (A Story from the Atu of Thoth) Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2008 Sanctuary of Thoth. in the Great Work of making a New Creation. which is described by the words. The Creative Life Force which is phallic or masculine in nature is in action. and gives life to All. The Crown cannot be divided. we generally work with two different Tarot decks. It is ever One. Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. spiritual and material evolution. permeating and moving every minute particle in the Universe. Our Beloved Lady of the Stars). as God is everywhere (symbolized by the Cross. which is the Royal Path of Initiation. I adore the might of Thy Breath. which shows our Lord Hadit). all of these are instructive and provide insight in their own way into the Great Work. Through magickal. A decision has been made. God moves. the references below are to the imagery of the Atu as presented in the Ride-Waite deck and by Paul Foster Case. all of these sources of information are recommended to supplement each other. This is balanced against the feminine aspect of Atu I. For purposes of the story being told below. There appears to be no God (symbolized by the Circle and the number Zero. Although the Thoth deck is particularly attuned to the 93 (Thelemic) Current. down to the smallest atom and molecule. The Circle is united with the Cross (thus showing Ra Hoor Khuit. which is movement up the Tree of Life. The Journey is great. To assist your initiation into the story. the Crowned and Conquering Childe. which is Kether – the Holy One. At the Sanctuary. The workings of Spirit are shown. Our story here involves Spirit’s journey down the Tree of Life. vital and prepared for the Journey. The second is the Rider-Waite deck. it is suggested that you view the corresponding Atu (have it out before you) when reading the story of the Atu. and comes from within. Supreme and Terrible God. Atu 0 – The Fool. It begins at the Crown. Movement at this level is simple and easy. You are also referred to the drawings of the Atu by Paul Foster Case. The Fool is ever young. refreshing and evolving.

Now. God communes with the High Priestess. which manifests below the Abyss in another aspect as the Holy Guardian Angel. representing the Powers of Life. who communes with and moves man. The Great Work is in progress. representing the Powers of Death. In this aspect. and shows by its imagery the nature of the Serpent Power used in the process. when light is perfectly absorbed. we are shown through the Middle Pillar a direct link between God and man. without tainting Her purity. The Fool and the Magician are hermaphrodites. as is the nature of Mercury. we follow Spirit’s Journey into Manifestation. which assists in the manifestation of God and God’s Word through the Spirit and Soul of Nature. The Mercury of the Path of Beth creates the Universal Substance (Alchemical Mercury) through which the Word is transmitted and by which House of God is built. Mercury is the Tongue of Ra (God in Kether) and the Scribe. which is the Caduceus. which is a feminine aspect of God. which are the Light and Love of the Crown. Love and Compassion. Venus is the Wife She receives His seed. however. the Woman enters into Union with the Man. This precedes the Woman. Atu II – The High Priestess. Amen. Her Path is perfectly balanced on the Tree of Life and is the inception of the Middle Pillar. It is only when the light is broken that it appears as the light. The movement along the Path of Beth formulates the All-Mother. She is the hollow tube of the Wand of Prometheus. The movement along the Path of Beth is creative and dualistic. Magician and Messenger of the Gods. This is the second appearance of Triple Goddess. She sits. Just as God. Structure has been provided. who communes with the Holy Guardian Angel. Atu III – The Empress. Amen. Pure and Perfect. The Virgin Goddess has been formulated from the pulse sent along the Path of Gimel. The House of God is formulating. She sits in perfect equilibrium to receive the Word of Her God. She has not entered into Union with the Man. moves along the Path of Aleph as the Fool. Their Paths on the Tree of Life form the “roof” of the House of God. which She transmits into Nature. She formulates to manifest Him. whose Path on the Tree of Life is Gimel. Lovely Venus in the Garden of Eden. She is the Virgin Moon. who is Nature. Through the Path of Gimel. it is invisible or black. The Powers of Life and Death are balanced and applied in the process of creation and manifestation. who is the Woman. The movement along the Path of Aleph formulates the All-Father. This is represented by the Wand of Mercury. It is now stabilized by the formulation of the High Priestess. He manifests in and through Her. and He is the Fire running through. She 193 . who is the Man. and the Magician stands. which is also where the Magician of Atu I works. who is the Yechidah. Note that Mercury also appears as the Wisdom of Chokmah. Rather. and so She may appear Brilliant. Mercury is an aspect of God. Thus. to assist you on the Way of Return which involves reducing all numbers back to zero. In this aspect. Her purity allows Her to perfectly receive and transmit the Brilliance of the Crown. The Supernal Woman has been formulated from the pulse sent along the Path of Beth. Here. and the Crown manifesting in different aspects through man. and ultimately formulates the Black Pillar of Severity. Atu I – The Magician. so does God simultaneously move along the Path of Beth as the Magician. Understanding. Amen. The High Priestess is the pure and perfect equilibrated vessel for the Crown. and ultimately formulates the White Pillar of Mercy.causes the change which God has ordained. However. The Crown has moved. The Brilliance of the Crown forms a veil which conceals Her. the High Priestess communes directly with the Son in Tiphareth. The Supernal Man has been formulated from the pulse sent along the Path of Aleph. She is the first appearance of the Triple Goddess (whose other aspects are shown by the Atus entitled the Empress and the Star).

who is the Hierophant in this aspect. She has born a Childe. so also does the Path of Daleth lie between these Pillars. There are offspring. and nourish the Children with Liberty and Life. and has the combined Powers of His Parents to do so. Her nature is Love. and movement through the Mind. This Atu is attributed to the Path of Daleth. She is shown caring for them. The Path of Heh. She is an aspect of Babalon the Beautiful. Love tempers Will. These are organized by the Magician of Atu I in Nature. The Male and the Female produce another Male. Love is the Law. and the Daughter. The Son is the Redeemer.is pregnant. She is Love. tempers and transmits the Fire of His Will. which embodies the combined powers of His Parents. The Woman is the Love. They are of Her. Pure and Simple. He is a link between the Father and the Mother. He is Vau Tetragrammaton. who nourishes as described. Just as the High Priestess sits between the Pillars of Mercy and Severity. and is descending through the Planes in the Journey into Manifestation. The Glories abide with. She is Love. Unity is uttermost showed. which is the Goddess. The Elements are the manifest powers of the All-Father. Daleth is the Door. Unto Thee Nuit! Amen. all things are born. They are the Children of the Supernal Mother and the Supernal Father. Tiphareth is the abode of the Holy Guardian Angel. connects Chokmah and Tiphareth. The Creative Will and the Creative Imagination unite out of Love to create their Magickal Children and all things in Nature. all things return. The manifestation of Nuit. The operation of the Path of Daleth was wholly in the Supernal Realm. which connects Chokmah and Binah. This Atu is attributed to the Path of Vau. and so the Word is heard. The Garden is fertile and in bloom. The Son is shown flush with the Fire of His Father. which manifests the lower planes in accord with the Word and the Law. The Father is manifesting through the Mother as the Son. which they have been given of the substance of the Goddess. This is due to the Grand Illusion of the Abyss. He speaks the Word. This all occurs by an Act of Love in the Supernal Realm. It descends into the Yitziratic Plane. We adore Thee in all Thy many aspects. The Law is being established in Chesed by the Word. He carries the Word into manifestation. He brings the Word down to Earth. Atu V – The Hierophant. They have the Spirit and Soul of Nature. and controls the manifestation of all below Tiphareth. which is the Gate of Heaven. She receives. and manifest them. The Son of Tiphareth is the perfect manifestation of the Childe. The Woman is no longer pregnant. These are the Four Glories of Thelema which emanate from the Crown. However. The Word is being actively communicated. The One is as adorable as the many. To Her Womb. They have Life as the Chia (the Life Force) runs through their bodies. as the many is adorable as the One. Her substance is the Salt of all manifestation. there is not. She is here seen manifesting on a lower plane in the third aspect of the Triple Goddess revealed in this Journey which corresponds to the Path of Heh and Heh Tetragrammaton. The Woman here is the Venus of Taurus (which is the second Zodiacal Sign of the Fire Tide). She is an aspect of Nuit. The Universe is of Her. This shows the Supernal Father communing with the Son of Tiphareth by way of the Mother. who is the Man. The Son is in Holy Communion. Light and Love balance. The Children have Liberty in the genesis of ideas. From Her Womb. The Man and the Woman are in Union. as is all within Her Womb. as the “Scarlet Son”. The Son appears as the first Magickal Childe of the Man and the Woman. which connects Chokmah to Chesed. Love under Will. which make the Symbol of Venus. She is Mother Nature. Nature is shown through the Circle and the Cross. She has become flush with His Fire making Her the Scarlet Woman (who is the sacred Harlot). however. 194 . Atu XVII – The Star. She is Nature and the Mother. our Beloved Lady of the Stars. There appears to be a separation from the Supernal Parents. Compassion and Understanding of God. The Man expresses the Will and Wisdom of God. Amen.

whether following Spirit’s Journey into Manifestation down the Tree or contemplating the Atu from the particular perspective attained by an aspirant on the Way of Return up the Tree. there is in the same flash counterbalancing action on the Female Side of the Tree. It precedes the Mars Force of Geburah and is informing of the Law established in Chesed. The Pillars of Mercy and Severity. it shows the Influence of the Supernals on all motion in the Universe. which commenced in the Supernal Realm. some of which are received in the form of silent speech. These form a basis for all of the Childe’s thoughts. which further defines the nature of the Law of Thelema The current received by Chesed is sent forth to Geburah. Atu VI – The Lovers. who is the Microprosopus. Here. Babalon the Beautiful nourishes Her Lion-Childe with the Serpent Power. The Ruach and the Nephesch are distinguished from what has preceded in the formulation of the Microcosm. By its position. which lies between Chesed and Geburah. The Microprosopus is a manifestation of God. This motion. The Fire of the Holy One is expressed. which bring the Word into manifestation. We have the Yechidah of the Crown. This is the Charioteer. From this. and embodies all that preceded. This Atu is attributed to the Path of Teth. is shown to be under the presidency of the Name (YHVH). words and deeds. Amen. including that of the Chariot. The process of creation continues. Atu XI – Lust (Strength). This is the sole task of the Childe – to bear the Holy Grail – to receive. Perhaps. He manifests Them. which is the Feminine Soul of Nature. but there is not. carryout and manifest the Word of God. Here. Rather. Amen. Mental offspring are produced and sent forth. There appears to be a separation (which is the Grand Illusion of the Abyss). The Yechidah moves. By speaking the Word. The Journey now continues wholly below the Supernal Realm. The parts of the Soul are now to be distinguished. we see such action on the Path of Zain. which begins on the Female Side of the Tree and leads from Binah to Tiphareth. The Childe’s actions manifest God’s Will. the current of the Flaming Sword is not broken in its course. Amen. Love under Will”. Although the Magician of Atu I (who is also the Mercury of Gemini attributed to Atu VI) continues to perpetuate the Grand Illusion of the Abyss.who is of His Father and Mother. which is the last Path on the Journey originating in the Supernal Realm. Pure and Perfect. more than others. Although there is no given Path on the Tree of Life from Binah to Chesed. which is the Soul of All. which is the Spirit of All and the Male Creative Life Force. Its counterpart on the Male Side of the Tree is the Path of Heh attributed to Atu XVII – The Star. Atu VII – The Chariot. we stay focused on Spirit’s Journey down the Tree. it flows continuously for Chesed is a manifestation of that which preceded in the Womb of the AllMother. and embodies God’s Hands to work on the lower planes. The Microcosm is complete. which transmits the Word to the Ruach. The Charioteer is God manifesting to carry the Word into the lower planes. The Charioteer wears the Crown of God. the Childe brings the Word into manifestation. We have the Neschamah of Binah. which was previously encountered on Spirit’s Journey. Each Microcosm is unique but an indivisible part of the Macrocosm. this Atu is subject to such varied interpretations depending on the perspective from which it is viewed. It is the “Fire 195 . Atu VII is attributed to the Path of Cheth. There is no separation between God and man. The Son has been created. are reflected into the Microcosm. O’ Beautiful Childe. We have the Chia of Chokmah. adorations unto Thee! Go forth to the Glory of the Holy Names of God. The Journey now moves into the Yitziratic Realm. we see a proof of the phrase “Love is the Law. symbolized by the four Pillars of the Chariot. This Atu is of great importance. The Chia is received by the Neschamah. this is to be cast out. When we think of action on the Male Side of the Tree. His transparency allows the Light and Love of His Parents to shine through unobstructed.

who transmit their Influence to illumine the SixFold Star and move earthly man. He is a Chosen Initiate. It is also to be observed that Jupiter is attributed to Chesed. This existence of the Nephesch is acknowledged in these statements. However. And so does the Hermit assist in the Great Work of a new creation. This Atu is the eleventh of the Atu. as shown by this Atu’s attribution to the Zodiacal Sign of Leo. selection and digestion are all suggested. His Sword flames with the Fire of his God. Atu IX – The Hermit. Adam Qadmon. The number 11 signifies magickal power. It is also the first letter of the words Yechidah (the Soul of All attributed to Kether) and Ygdrasil (the Name of the Ancient Tree in Kether. whose Malkuth contains all worlds below and is the connecting link to the Malkuth of the 30 th Aire). We are reminded by the number of the Atu that Spirit is the basis of all manifestation. This is another demonstration that Love is the Law. all motion within the Universe is perfectly in accord with the Law. It nourishes the Lion-Childe with the Light. He dispenses with terrestrial matters in accord with God’s Will. And so does the Hermit assist in healing the Womb of the Goddess and reversing the Curse of the Fall of Man. and so he is moved harmoniously in accord with the Law. However. This occurs when the Eye of the Childe is focused on the Love of the Goddess which sets the Pentagram aright within the Childe. It is said that the Wheel turns both ways. The Hermit is one who has been made aware of his starry heritage. which emanates the purest energy below the “Abyss”. which wields the current of the Flaming Sword. and the redemption of the human race. We are so moved. Motion will then be set in accord with the Law. The Fire of Yod Tetragrammaton descends from the Elohim. A Holy State of Union always exists. To the Initiate (symbolized by the Sworded Sphinx). 196 . It is said that the Hebrew letter Yod (mentioned in relation to Atu IX) is a symbol of the open Hand of God and potential power.Informing”. and is a source of Light and Love to others. This Atu is attributed to the Path of Yod and the Zodiacal Sign of Virgo. It is also Solar in nature. This Atu is attributed to the Path of Kaph and the Planet Jupiter. which forms a basis of all motion. The Word carries with it the Serpent Power. it is of higher nature than that expressed by Tiphareth. Yod is the first letter of the Tetragrammaton. However. Further. and Chesed is the source of the Serpent Power of Atu XI which precedes the Mars Force. the Law below the Supernal Realm is established in Chesed (in part by the Word of the Hierophant). the Crown is worn and the Word may be spoken. whereon Venus assumes Jupiter’s former attribution to Chesed. as we have already seen in the Journey. Be thou the Hermit! Amen. This correspondence follows through to the Yitziratic Hexagram. Earthly man is an extension of this. created from God and remaining a part of God. The Serpent Power is used by Spirit to move all within the Universe below to manifest the Word. Love. These correspondences speak to the creation and movement of earthly man in Spirit’s Journey. You know. The Wheel of Fortune exists in the Womb of the Goddess. The Forces of the Universe are asserted as necessary in the administration of matters throughout the Planes. the Pentagram is set aright. Jupiter is attributed to Kether on the Heavenly Hexagram. He has been shown how to rightly focus the Eye and set the Pentagram aright. while the Hebrew letter Kaph is a symbol of the Palm or closed Hand of God and the use of power. there is no luck or accidental circumstance. Right nourishment. Liberty and Life of the Crown. Amen. and is turned by the Hand of God. who is the Heavenly Man. When the Eye is rightly focused. Atu X – Fortune (Wheel of Fortune). The Serpent Power is the purest energy expressed below the Supernal Realm. creates earthly man in His Image. the Macroprosopus produces from Itself the Microprosopus which is a unique yet indivisible part of Itself. This may appear to manifest as luck. This Atu is a glyph of the assertion of magickal power below the Supernal Realm in the administration of the Law. As we have seen. Amen.

There is cause and effect. which connects Geburah to Tiphareth. Amen. which is ever guiding. We are immortal spiritual beings living a human life. She is Nuit in Her aspects as the Empress and the All-Mother. however. This explains why the Hanged Man is suspended upside down. The Law established in Chesed has been communicated. You are truly a Star. which are educative and engines for truth and beauty. Amen. This action is wholly below the “Abyss”. Every Childe of Earth wears the Crown and embodies the Six-Rayed Star. It also promotes Liberation and Initiation. This energy is transmitted to Tiphareth. The Universe is in a state of perfect equilibrium. She is also the High Priestess of the Path of Gimel. and results in the ultimate fulfillment of the Word in Spirit’s Journey into Manifestation. Following the Journey down the Tree. including man. we surrender to it – to Divine Providence. The Atu is attributed to Water. The Forces of Nature balance each other – Light and Love. We are reminded. It is silent and transparent. peace and happiness. totally and with confidence. now appearing as the Mars Force. which is the Royal Path of Initiation and the Way of Return. which moves all things below. completely. and all else that derive from these. Harmony and Love.Atu VIII – Adjustment (Justice). The true perspective generally represents a complete reversal of general human views.] This Atu is attributed to the Path of Nun and the Zodiacal Sign of 197 . We do not move God. Every waking moment is partaking of the Sacrament. The Venus of Libra enforces or administers the Law. who sits in perfect equilibrium. When the Eye is closed to the True Perspective. The initiate keeps silence to hear the Word of God. which is the Sword of Chesed. reflecting the Light of the Crown. The forces of Life and Death undulate and appear in varying aspects in Spirit’s Journey into Manifestation. Every breath is a gift. Atu XII – The Hanged Man. This Atu describes the qualities and function of this energy. “Deus et homo”. Upon High. and inspires us. Our lives are dependent on God. this Atu represents the initiation of man. Spirit descends through the Living Water. This continues through the Work of the Holy Guardian Angel. which also is perfectly balanced on the Tree of Life. Consider the qualities of Water. the Light of the One True Life. You are a watery vessel for Spirit. not human beings clamoring for a spiritual life. perfect peace and happiness. These cause the changes which produce earthly manifestation. [Additional Commentary: These last two sentences are True in all respects until the Childe has attained unto Binah. suffering and dis-ease result. the energy expressed promotes Justice. which is telling of the workings of Spirit in the context of man. whose Influence illumines the Six-Fold Star and moves man. She appears in a lower aspect as the Venus of Libra. The image is of a Yod as a Fiery Ruby Red Jewel descending upon the center of a Crown (formulated as described in the Ritual of the Crown). although it may not seem so at times. Every Childe of Earth embodies the Tree of Life. Innate to the Serpent-Power is the quality of a Woman. The Childe’s Eye is then opened to the true perspective and the Childe’s starry heritage. Our thoughts are seeds for our words and deeds. This energy then appears as Solar energy. Atu XIII – Death. As it is written on the back of every Rosy Cross. When we are given proper perspective. that within the Light of the Sun shines the Invisible Light of Kether. This Atu is attributed to the Path of Lamed. Spirit manifests through our personalities. and is moved rightly along the Path which leads to True Wisdom. Progress may then continue along Path of Liberation. The energy expressed here is of such a nature as to cause this to occur. Here. Action is now taken to manifest the Word according to the Law. Spirit produces the human vessels to manifest the Word and serve as God’s Hands on the terrestrial (earthly) plane. Spirit illumines the Childe’s mind with the LVX. pain. In so doing. God moves us. We have seen the Influence from above. Balance. This is the Path which leads to true Wisdom. Life and Death. Venus is Love. God is man. The Serpent-Power (which is the “Fire Informing”) has been expressed and is received by Geburah. whose Love tempers the Fire of the All-Father.

Scorpio. The Path of Nun shows the Angel’s direct influence on the will of man. The Zodiacal Sign of Scorpio is ruled by Mars. This shows the Mars current in a lower aspect moving the will of man. Netzach is attributed to Venus in a lower aspect than spoken of above. Further, Scorpio is the fixed sign of Water. We thus see again a tempering of the Will currents by Love. The Curse of the Fall of Man has caused the Children of Earth to forget their starry heritage. They are over-whelmed by desire and physical sense experience. Physical death assists in perpetuating the Grand Illusion that there is a separation of God and man. There is no such separation. God is with you. You are of God. Set the Pentagram aright, and remember. Let the Eye open and be transformed, as the “old man” dies. Amen. Atu XIV – The Art (Temperance). Here we see the Holy Guardian Angel performing His Holy Works, practicing the Art. The Angel mingles and applies the three forms of energy (Alchemical Mercury, Sulphur and Salt) to create or destroy substance as appropriate. The Powers of the All-Father run through the Angel to manifest the Elements of Fire, Water, Air and Earth, which are blind forces Divinely guided. Below Tiphareth, the elements have correspondence to the human senses of sight, taste, smell and touch. All humans are moved in this way. This Atu corresponds to the Path of Samekh, which is perfectly equilibrated on the Tree of Life and connects Tiphareth to Yesod. The Path is attributed to the Zodiacal Sign of Sagittarius, which is ruled by Jupiter. Various correspondences to Jupiter have been noted above. Most simply, we are shown by this attribution the Crown working through the Angel administering the Law. The magickal currents are vibrations. They move as directed in accord with the Law. They have correspondence with different colors and sounds. They combine to create all life and forms that we see. They are at the root of all human consciousness and automatic movement within the human body. The Holy Guardian Angel, who is the Son, is the source of all of our thoughts, words and deeds. [Additional Commentary: The preceding sentence is also True until the Childe has attained unto Binah.] The Angel is always with the Microprosopus, as is God who acts through the Angel. It seems like we act on our own volition. However, we do not. We are always performing Spirit’s work. The Knowledge and Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel comes from realizing your True Self. YHShVH, Yeheshuah. Amen. Atu XV – The Devil. Dispel with all concepts of the Devil. The Devil is the Holy Guardian Angel appearing in a different form to us. The Devil is viewed as our adversary. He represents the forces of nature which seemingly oppose us. However, there is nothing opposing you. Your only opposition is ignorance. The Devil is a symbol of ignorance, and the darkness caused by ignorance. As a result of the Great Curse resulting in the Fall of Man, the Children of Earth have to deal with human desire and the limitations imposed by their physical senses. These create a “ veil” or “mask” of the true workings of Spirit. However, these also can be a source of inspiration to us to apply ourselves to the Great Work. We are shown in this Atu how to set things right. The averse Pentagram is commonly associated with this Atu. This shows the physical senses over the Spirit point of the Pentagram, which is pointing down. This is an indicator that things are not right. The Pentagram must be set aright, with the Spirit point up, showing Spirit presiding over the Elements, which is truly the case as shown above. We are given only one true choice in our human lives, which is to use our lower will to focus our Eye to God. When the Pentagram is averse, the Devil and the demons teach. When the Pentagram is aright, the Holy Guardian Angel sets the course. This Atu is attributed to the Path of Ayin, which connects Tiphareth to Hod. The word “Ayin” means Eye. This Atu sends a message. By using the lower will to rightly focus the Eye and set the Pentagram aright, we may unloose the bonds of ignorance, attain right knowledge and reverse the Great Curse on the Path of Liberation. Amen.

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Atu XVI – The Tower. Here we see the Mars force in action again, but this time completely below Tiphareth. It is being applied through the lower will to inspire thought. The Mars force promotes Justice and liberation as we have seen. This is always the case, regardless of whether the Holy Guardian Angel of Atu XIV or the Devil of Atu XV teaches. The Mars force encourages the Eye of a Childe to open the true nature of things by “blasting” notions of personal separateness, which is an illusion. This inspires the Childe to rightly focus the Eye to God. It also assists the Childe in setting the Pentagram aright. As noted above, the Childe is given only one real choice, which is to assert the lower will to rightly focus the Eye. You are constantly being guided to do this. As you do this, the “crown” of the false self will be unloosed by the power of the Son, and will fall. The Childe will then begin to attain right knowledge which will change the Childe’s outlook from a materialistic to a Universal perspective. As the tower of the false self is blasted, the Eye is opened to the House of God. Some versions of this Atu depict a man and woman falling from a tower. This is because the Universe as they knew it has been destroyed. They are being placed on the Path of Liberation, which is attained through right knowledge. Darkness prevails until ignorance is dispelled. The bonds of the Great Curse may be lifted if you simply heed the guidance you are receiving, which has its origin in Spirit. We are centers of expression for Spirit. By listening to our Self, and acting accordingly by right use of the lower will, the Eye will open to the House of God and Liberation will come. Amen. Atu IV – The Emperor. Hail unto the Emperor, who rules All. All male figures in the Tarot may be equated to the Man, and all female figures may be equated to the Woman, in their varying aspects. The Male creative energy sets the Law, which is expressed through the Woman. This governs and regulates all aspects of Creation, all circumstances of our lives and all manifestation. Appreciate every day you are given. It is an opportunity to make a difference. Focus the Eye on the Shekinah, which is the Love of the Supernals, and be moved ever so rightly in harmony with the Law. Love is the Law. Love under Will. [Additional Commentary: So it is below the Holy One, but above there is Nuit’s Chalice whose Love is the Source of Will. Love is Truly the Law.] The Emperor represents the Will of God, and one of the three forms of energy known as Alchemical Sulphur, which appears as the Serpent-Power and the Mars Force. This Atu is attributed to the Zodiacal Sign of Aries, which is ruled by Mars. It is also attributed to the Path of Tzaddi which connects Netzach to Yesod. We are thus shown the Mars force moving deeper into the lower planes, causing change in accord with the Law. The Sun is exalted in Aries. We are thus shown the nobility of the Crown tingeing the energy in such a way to always promote the Justice, balance, harmony, Love and liberation spoken of above. All words and numbers are of God. All things are an expression of God. Every aspect of Creation is in service of Spirit in the Great Work. There are no exceptions. Take note of this. Humbly adore God’s creation. Use the opportunity you are being given to serve rightly. Look to your God to move you in your Holy Work. In the process, sing and praise the Holy Names, and glorify God in all that you do. Amen. Atu XVIII – The Moon. The Moon reflects the Light of the Sun. Upon high, we see the Moon of Atu II reflecting the Light of the Invisible Sun of Kether. In this Atu, we see the Moon in a lower aspect reflecting the Light into the lower planes. This Atu is attributed to the Zodiacal Sign of Pisces and the Path of Qoph. Pisces is the mutable sign of Water. This shows communication. It is the last sign of the Zodiac and a Gateway to Divine Life. The Path of Qoph connects Netzach to Malkuth. It is the first Path seen in the Journey directly connecting to Malkuth, which is the abode of Malkah - the Daughter. The word Qoph refers to the back to the head, suggesting the potencies of the cerebellum. It is through the operation of the brain that Spirit communes with the Daughter. Upon being born upon this earth, we are given a body, which is animal in nature. We are also given an animal soul called the

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(Given in the context of the Thelemic Pantheon)
Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe
Copyright © 2008 Sanctuary of Thoth. All rights reserved.

Do what thou Wilt shall be the whole of the Law. We speak of the Holy Trinity, most exalted. This is the Face of Spirit. This is given in the context of the Thelemic Pantheon, as declared in the Book of the Law. Our Lady of the Stars, Nuit, is the circumference of the Great Circle of the Universe. Hadit, who is the Secret Center of All, appears within Her. There is She and He. There are no others besides Them. All are aspects of Them. Nuit and Hadit formulate the first Sephira Kether of the Ancient Holy Tree in Kether named Ygdrasil. Her symbol is the Circle. His symbol is the point. They are in Union. Nuit manifests Hadit, and Hadit manifests Nuit. Their symbols combined form the Sigil of the Sun. This is the Invisible Sun of Kether, which is the Source of All. It is also our Sun. There is Love. There is Light. There is Nuit. There is Hadit. All come from Them. Nuit and Hadit have manifested a Childe. This is the Crowned and Conquering Childe. This is Ra-Hoor-Khuit, in His Active Form. This is Hoor-Pa-Kraat, in His Passive Form. This is Heru-RaHa. This is the God who Sitteth upon the Throne in Kether in this New Aeon. This is the Crown. Nuit, Hadit and Ra-Hoor-Khuit form the Holy Trinity of the Thelemic Pantheon, most exalted. Nuit and Hadit move Ra-Hoor-Khuit. The Holy Trinity, most exalted, move all below. They manifest the Father, the Mother, the Son and the Daughter. They are the Holy Spirit. They move and form All. The Holy Trinity, most exalted, manifests the Ancient Holy Tree in Kether. This Tree, whose Name is Ygdrasil, is of Them. The Malkuth of Ygdrasil contains all Worlds below. Each of the Sephira below contains a Tree of Life. The Tree of Life in the last Sephira Malkuth manifests the Physical Plane, which in Qabalistic terms is called Assiah. The Malkuth of the Tree of Life in Malkuth (which is the Malkuth of the 30th Aire) is contained in the Malkuth of Ygdrasil. Thus, the First Tree contains the Last Tree, and the Circle of the Universe is completed within the Womb of Nuit. The Holy Trinity manifests the Universe. The Holy Trinity manifests Malkuth. The Holy Trinity manifests Earth, and all within Earth. The Holy Trinity is the Soul of All.

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The Way is being shown to you. Amen. Speak. most exalted. Love is the Law. and allow your Self to return you to your Noble Starry Nature. You are a Crowned and Conquering Childe. Luna in Aquarius Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus. You are Their Childe. Reverse the Curse of the Fall of Man. Consecrate yourself to the Divinity within. are a Face of Spirit. Adore Them. You are an aspect of Them. The Love of Nuit embraces you. Received by ACh ASh AL (Brian Goldstein) On behalf of the Sanctuary of Thoth Completed Die Jupiter. There is no other besides the Holy Trinity. The Love and Light of Holy Trinity are with you. Each Childe of Earth is an aspect of Them. 2008 e. This has been further explained in the paper issued by the Sanctuary entitled “Spirit’s Journey into Manifestation (A Story from the Atu of Thoth)”. Love under Will.The Holy Trinity manifests each Childe of Earth. Allow yourself to remember your Starry heritage. Set the Pentagram aright Turn your Eye to God. You embody an Eternal Star in the Womb of Nuit. You are of Them. and sing praise to the Holy Names of God. and of you. And in Becoming along the Way of Return.) 203 . as you know them. Sol in Scorpio. The Invisible Sun of Kether shines through you. be Known. Let the Holy Trinity. Each Childe of Earth is moved by Them. You. Allow yourself to be moved along the Way of Return. Childe. You are moved by the Holy Spirit. You embody Them. The Holy Trinity is your Soul. (November 6.v. may you find Being.

) 31/31 31 204 .THE UNVEILING OF NUIT . and Ra-Hoor-Khuit is Her Childe. glory and worship until Thee Nuit. There is no other. Nuit and Hadit manifest and move Ra-Hoor-Khuit. Nuit is the True Hierophant of this New Aeon.THE STAR GODDESS (The Mother of All in the context of the Thelemic Pantheon) Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2008 Sanctuary of Thoth. 2008 e. All words therein are Her Words. All things proceed from Her Womb. Praise. Hadit’s chapter in the Book of the Law appears as the second chapter. Crowned and Conquering. which is Her number. He is of Her. In the context of the Thelemic Pantheon. The Words of Ra-Hoor-Khuit in the Book of the Law are Her Words. The Book of the Law. In Hebrew gematria. AL means God. also called Liber AL. Do what thou Wilt shall be the whole of the Law. There is No God but Thee. Luna in Taurus Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus. Received by ACh AL. We speak now of Nuit. as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) On behalf of the Sanctuary of Thoth Die Jupiter. is Her Book. Sol in Scorpio. Nuit manifests Hadit to reveal Herself. The Male aspect shows the Female aspect. All rights reserved. Nuit is the Key to the Book of the Law. All are aspects of Her. Ra-Hoor-Khuit is an aspect of Nuit. Love under Will. Amen. (November 13. Thus does Nuit’s chapter in the Book of the Law appear first. Love is the Law. The third chapter of the Book of the Law is spoken by Ra-Hoor-Khuit. They are One. AL adds to 31. She manifests and moves Him. as She manifests Him.v. Ra-Hoor-Khuit is the Hierophant of this New Aeon. Hadit is a manifestation of Nuit. She is the Mother of All and our Lady of the Stars. Both aspects appear to reveal the other. She is both God and Goddess. Nuit manifests and moves All. Nuit is God. His Words are Her Words.

LA is Nuit. Amen. AL is Hadit. as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) On behalf of the Sanctuary of Thoth Die Jupiter. (December 18. Received by ACh LA. it is hereby declared that the True Key to the Book of the Law is “LA”.) 93 93/93 205 . Luna in Virgo Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus. The Book of the Law is more rightly named Liber LA.v. 2008 e.Post-Script: Based on the foregoing. not AL. Sol in Sagittarius.

The Blade is formed about the Ancient Tree of Life in Kether known as Ygdrasil. The entire Universe below Kether is contained in the Malkuth of Ygdrasil as explained in other papers issued by the Sanctuary. Water in the West and Earth in the South. Do what thou Wilt shall be the whole of the Law. Air in the East. The Chalice is the Ancient Symbol of the Triangle with the apex pointed downwards. Thus. It is the Sigil of Water. All rights reserved. all below is seen looking down the Tau. Alchemical Sulphur is slightly below and to the right of the Square of the Five in the South-East.THE BLADE & THE CHALICE (Revealed in the context of the Thelemic Pantheon) Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2008 Sanctuary of Thoth. and Alchemical Salt is slightly below and to the left of the Square of the Four. It is the Sigil of Fire. This Tree has its inception in the North. The Blade is the Ancient Symbol of the Triangle with the apex pointed upwards. though it is the Chalice which precedes the Blade upon High. the Holy Sages of Ancient times faced South to pray. 206 . The Blade encompasses Ygdrasil. We speak first of the Blade. The Elemental Formula of this Plane is Fire in the North. is shaped in the form of a Tau and is shown below: NORTH 1 2 3 6 9 4 8 10 7 5 SOUTH The Three Forms of Energy are arranged about the Tau so that Alchemical Mercury is above the Square of the Holy One in the North. This has been referenced in other papers issued by the Sanctuary. From the Square of the One. We reveal these Holy Symbols in their most exalted sense in the context of the Thelemic Pantheon. and forms the upper Supernal Plane in Briah.

All below proceeds from the Holy Square of the One, which is the Crown. Yet the Crown is formulated and moved by the Chalice, which is the True Holy Grail. Even the Cup of Babalon the Beautiful is a lower aspect of the Chalice. The Holy Grail is hereby revealed. Nuit and Hadit formulate the Chalice. The lower apex of the Chalice formulates Kether, and the Crowned Childe sitting on the Throne in Kether. Thus we see the lower apex of the Chalice intersecting with the upper apex of the Blade, and all proceeding from the Chalice. The Chalice is the source of the Crown, and all below. The Crown is One, and cannot be divided. The Chalice Illumines your Natal Crown. As explained in another paper received and issued by the Sanctuary on this Holy Day (see “The Unveiling of Nuit – The Star Goddess”), Nuit formulates and moves even Hadit (the Male aspect of the Universe), as well as Ra-Hoor-Khuit. Thus we behold the Chalice as the Womb of Nuit, from which all Life and Light flow from Her Love. All are aspects of Nuit. There is No-Thing in the Universe which is not of and from Her. Her Soul is the Yechidah, which is in all that was, is and is to come. The 30 Aires (or Aethyrs) show but aspects of Her Soul. Behold Nuit, our Beloved Lady of the Stars, in Her Infinite Holiness and the Secret of the Holy Grail. Behold the Mystery of the First Aire, called LIL. May the Goddess be Known to the Children of Earth. You are encouraged to read “Spirit’s Journey into Manifestation”, “The Face of Spirit”, “The Unveiling of Nuit – The Star Goddess” (all of which are papers issued by the Sanctuary) and this paper in the order here given, and may your Eye be opened to the Love and Beauty of our Lady of Stars. Praise, glory and worship unto Thee Nuit. Love is the Law, Love under Will. Received by ACh AL, as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) On behalf of the Sanctuary of Thoth Completed Die Jupiter, Sol in Scorpio, Luna in Gemini Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus. (November 13, 2008 e.v.) 31/31 31 ABRAHADABRA!!!

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31/31 31 Do what thou Wilt shall be the whole of the Law. We now speak of the Arrow. On the Way of Return, while the Childe is Becoming, the Arrow points up. This shows the right focus of the Eye, which is so important on the Royal Path of Initiation. We are reminded that, when the Eye is rightly focused on Divine Love, the Angels teacheth. However, when the Eye is focused down on animal desires, the demons teacheth. This is a Mystery related to the Paths of Samech and Ayin, corresponding with Atus XIV and XV of the Tarot, or the Book of Thoth. The Angel of Atu XIV is also the Devil of Atu XV, but in another form. You determine who teaches you. This is the sole choice you are given in your holy life. The animal will (attributed to the Sephira Netzach) directs the Eye. Once the animal will has been cleansed and purified, and consecrated to the Great Work, it is placed wholly in Service of Spirit to at all times to serve as a holy king in charge of your animal body. This is the work of the First Order through the Work of the Childe of Netzach. Once the animal within (which includes the body, the automatic consciousness, thought/emotion and the lower will) has been tamed and placed in Service of Spirit, the work is to link these animal attributes to their Source. This is the portal work of the Dominis Liminis. The Work of the Second Order then begins. The Arrow must be perfectly balanced and “shot” into the Heart of Tiphareth to come to know your True Self (which is the Source of your True Will). Once your Eye is opened to your True Self, True Will is revealed. You then must learn to do only True Will (which seems to be “struggle” at first) and wash All with Love, which balances Will and purifies the Childe for the work to come. This is the Work of the Second Order. The Childe must be made pure and perfect for the Work to come. All lower aspects of the Childe must be further purified and consecrated wholly to the Great Work. At this stage of Becoming, the Childe still embodies the Little Tree. This is a distinguishing feature of an Adept versus a Member of the Holy Third Order. Even a Childe of Chesed embodies the Little Tree. To cross the Great Abyss, this Little Tree must be broken by the Hand of God. As indicated in other papers of the Sanctuary, the Great Abyss, which separates man and God, is but an Illusion. It is the Grand Illusion created by the Fall of Man. The serpent of desire must be completely tamed, and Cerberus (the Hell Hound, who before this stage of evolution may be perceived as a foe) must be placed in right Service of the Childe, so All is seen as Divine and Holy, even Desire. There is No-One, No-Thing which is not in Service of God. Behold the Glory of God.

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As the Childe’s Eye is opened to these Holy Mysteries and the Childe is washed by Love, the Little Tree is “broken” and the Childe temporarily embodies only the Great Tree. The Childe is then beheld as part of the Body of God. This was always the case. However, the Childe is now different, as the Childe no longer embodies the Little Tree. A transformation now occurs as evolution progresses. The Childe’s vessel is emptied and filled with the Prana or Essence of the Great Mother in Binah, which is Babalon the Beautiful in the context of the Thelemic Pantheon. When this occurs, even the Great Tree is dissolved, and the Childe Truly Becomes wholly of the Mother, Pure and Perfect, without any “taint” of that which is below Binah. This admits to the Supernal Planes, and to certain Aires (or Aethyrs). We are now moved to step aside from the present discussion to review the importance of the right use of the Aires. They are used on the Way of Return to annihilate the remaining aspects of the self of the Childe in Being. These remaining aspects are Binah and Chokmah so the Childe may attain unto Kether and enter into Being. The Aires show aspects of the Yechidah, which is the Soul of All. In the Sanctuary’s System of Initiation, the Childe of Geburah is guided to begin working with the 30 Aires. It is suggested that this is best done using the versions in The Enochian Magick of Dr. John Dee by Geoffrey James. These versions are the least corrupted, and the corresponding English translations (which tell are story) are most true to form. There are three Aires attributed to each Sephira. The 30 th, 29th and 28th Aires are attributed to Malkuth, and so on up the Tree. The 9 th, 8th and 7th Aires are attributed to Binah. As the Childe comes to receive True Will from these exalted Planes, the 48 Gates of Understanding are opened, one at a time, to the Cities of Wisdom. The 48 Gates are opened by rightly working with the Angelic Keys. Of the 48 Gates, 18 are opened by right use of the First Angelic Key which precedes the Calls of Keys 2 through 18. These correspond to the Crown, the Solar Tides and the Solar Cycles (as shown by their Elemental attributions). The other 30 Gates are opened by right use of the Second Angelic Key which precedes the Call of the 19 th Key, which is the Call of the 30 Aires. These admit to aspects of the Yechidah. Wisdom is found in Understanding. The Fire of Chokmah runs through the Childe of Binah. This “burns” the Childe of Binah, who evolves as the True Scarlet Woman, until the “dust” of the Childe which entered the City of the Pyramids is burnt to a White ASh. (In Hebrew “ASh” means fire.) As evolution progresses, there is another transference of Prana. The Woman Becomes the Man, attributed to Chokmah. The vessel of the Childe is filled with His Essence, replacing Hers. The Childe then Becomes a Holy King. The “dust” of the Childe is placed in an Urn in the Tomb of the All-Father. This is accomplished, in part, by the Work of the 6 th, 5th and 4th Aires. In the course of this Work, the Arrow is beheld in the 5 th Aire as pointing down, but this is not fully realized as of yet by the Childe of Chokmah. The Urn is now beheld as an evolution of the Cup of Babalon and a lower aspect of the Chalice, spoken of in other papers of the Sanctuary. The Light and Love of the Chalice cleanse and purify the last remaining aspects of the self of the Childe, until these aspects are completely annihilated and set aside in the Tomb. In experiencing this Mystery, there is True Death of the self. As Becoming ceases in Being, the Star of the Childe, which has been the source of all prior incarnations, is consumed by the Fire of Hadit, in the Invisible Sun of Kether. The Childe comes to Know His Star as none other than Kether. The Sigil of Aemeth, which is the Seal of the God of Truth,

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burns brightly in the Core of the Childe. The Being of the Childe is beheld to be that of God, and the last Oath of the Childe of Kether is rightly taken. There is more. Although the Childe has entered into Being, Initiation has not come to an end. There is one more Step to take, which is to realize even the Source of Kether, and how IT is formulated and moved. This is discussed in another paper issued by the Sanctuary entitled “The Blade & The Chalice”. The Chalice is the True Source of All. The Light and Love of the Chalice formulate all positive or Male aspects of the Universe to show the Female aspects. She is the Circle, and He is the ubiquitous center of All. In the context of the Thelemic Pantheon, She is Nuit, He is Hadit, and their Union produces Ra-Hoor-Khuit, the Crowned and Conquering Childe and Lord of this New Aeon, who is enthroned in Kether. Even the Chalice is formulated by Nuit. All Light, all Love, all Life flow from Her and formulate in Her Womb. Nuit is Not, or “LA” in Hebrew. Thus, Initiation comes to an end in Not-Being. There is No-God, No-One, No-Thing which is not an Aspect of Nuit. True Initiation is attained in Not-Being. There is No Oath for this final Step, as there is no positive manifestation of the Step ever being taken. A Childe of Nuit manifests Her, and No-One else. We are all Her Children. We are the Children of Nuit. The First is the Last, as shown by the numeric equations associated with the Work of the Childe of Earth (0=0) and the Work of the Childe of Nuit (also 0=0). After Becoming, we enter into Being, and after Being we enter into Not-Being. The Arrow truly points down when beheld from Above, as the Chalice is always open and the Light and Love of the Chalice flow through nurturing us with Life. This shows through symbolism how She gives Herself to Children. We are Her Holy Living Creatures. The Arrow must point up, perfectly, before it may Truly be beheld as pointing down. By rightly focusing the Eye, performing your Great Work, and giving your self to Her, the Great Initiation may be attained, and Initiation may come to an end. As Nuit gives Her-Self to Her Children, so does a Childe of Nuit who attains unto Her continually manifest Her in performing Her Work, which is to redeem Her Children and Heal Her Womb, ever Glorying Her Holy Name. Praise, Glory and Worship, Love and Devotion unto Thee Nuit. Amen. Love is the Law, Love under Will. Received by ACh LA, as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) On behalf of the Sanctuary of Thoth Completed Die Luna, Sol in Sagittarius, Luna in Scorpio Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus. (November 24, 2008 e.v.)

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A AB ABR ABRA ABRAH ABRAHA ABRAHAD ABRAHADA ABRAHADAB ABRAHADABR ABRAHADABRA 93 93/93 Additional commentary: (1) This paper supplements the Guide to the Oaths of Initiation with respect to the Work of the Childe of Binah, the Work of the Childe of Chokmah, the Work of the Childe of Kether and the Work of the Childe of Nuit. In some respects, it completes the Sanctuary’s System of Initiation, when taken in context of the other papers issued to date (referring here to the date this paper was received and completed). Further, it should be noted that, although Initiation comes to an end for a Childe of Nuit who has entered into Not-Being, the Eye is continually opened unto Her Glory in Infinite Ways, as She is Infinity and Her Wisdom is Boundless. ACh LA. Amen. (2) This paper is also supplemented by the paper entitled “The Sword & The Caduceus (The Evolution of the Childe)”.

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and ends point down in Malkuth. we speak now of the Goddess Babalon the Beautiful and Her Cup. to behold the Planes and the Beings corresponding to those Planes. but it does not. The Sword “Flames” with the Fire of Spirit and is a Symbol of Spirit. and the Adept embodies temporarily the Great Tree. 31/31 31 Do what thou Wilt shall be the whole of the Law. As has been explained in the paper issued by the Sanctuary entitled “The Arrow (Most Holy. just as the Great Abyss is an Illusion. an Adept embodies the Little Tree. As a result. In the context of the Thelemic Pantheon. All below Binah manifests from the Supernals. As the Sword is Illumined during the course of Initiation. just as the Cup of Babalon is a lower aspect of Nuit’s Chalice. and an aspect of the Womb of the Goddess. The course of the Flaming Sword appears to be “broken” between Binah and Chesed on the Tree of Life. Showing the Way)”. May these Illusions be cast from your consciousness! Binah is a Sephira of the Supernal Realm. There is no separation between man and God. It manifests in the Spoken Word. As the Childe truly attains to the Holy Third Order. This detail would appear to support the Illusion of the Abyss. The Flaming Sword is a Symbol of Adepthood. Power and Illumination. except in the consciousness of man. this Little Tree is “broken”. the Childe’s Power of Discrimination. The Sword is akin to the Arrow. This is an Illusion. The Supernals abide therein. even the Great Tree is dissolved as the Childe’s vessel is emptied and filled with the Prana or Essence of the Great Mother in Binah. Equilibrate and Inform the Elements. The Flaming Sword is a symbol of Divine Presence. In the course of evolution. Chesed is an extension of Binah. as there is no corresponding Path between these two Sephiroth. is developed. and runs through the Sephiroth in numerical order. All rights reserved. and in all the Sephiroth below. She is a lower aspect of the Great Goddess Nuit. Use it wisely and well.THE SWORD & THE CADUCEUS (The Evolution of the Childe) Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2008 Sanctuary of Thoth. It begins in Kether. “May Spirit descend in the midst of the Tetragrammaton to Redeem. and may the Fire of Spirit Most High descend and Enflame the Sword of this Childe. May this assist in dispelling any and all notions of the Great Abyss. We first speak of the evolution of the Childe. The 212 . the current of the Flaming Sword flows naturally from Binah to Chesed and down the rest of the Tree of Life.” This is the Prayer of the Childe to enflame the Sword.

Balance. and from this perspective is Male. which shows an aspect of “receiving” and then “expressing”. which begins with the Square of the Ten. into the Scarlet Woman. 213 . may truly be formulated over the Square of the Ten. then the 3. As the Childe evolves as the Woman. The Childe of Kether expresses the Serpent Power in its Purest Form. the Childe partakes of the Fire of the Man. the Childe attains the “perspective” of Kether. then the 2 and then the One. beheld as Hadit and the Sigil of Aemeth (the Seal of the God of Truth). Harmony. The Childe embodies the Caduceus.Childe is then able to enter the Supernal Realm as the Great Mother. He expresses Will. the next Step up the Staircase is the Square of the 9. the Tau of the Supernal Tree in Ygdrasil is formulated forming a “Stairway to Heaven”. However. This Healing may be of a spiritual nature. with the bottom of the Wand beginning at the Muladhara Chakra or near where Yesod would be on an embodied Tree. which is the Sigil of Earth. Thus we may see great miracles of Healing performed on those who shall be Healed. All Hail our God in Ygdrasil. They intertwine below and then wrap around the Core of the Childe. Love and Liberation. The Invisible Sun of Kether. may be taken only by an Initiate who has equilibrated the 4 against the 8. Thus. and also of all those who the Childe encounters in the Work. Thus we see the attribution to Hadit. but Her in Her many Holy Names. The first Step up the Staircase. which is the Wand of Mercury and a Symbol of Healing. The Childe then Becomes the Man. which is expressed in all aspects of the Childe’s Life. He also “receives” from Above. The “dust” of the Childe is burnt to a White ASh. Each Step on the Royal Path of Initiation encompasses all prior Steps. Kether is formulated and moved by the Chalice. In this Way. the Childe may behold Nuit’s Chalice. Another transfer of Prana then occurs. The tails of the Serpents begin at the hips. and extend through where Netzach and Hod would be on an embodied Tree. IT then expresses both a Male aspect to Chokmah and a Female aspect to Binah. IT also has a Female aspect. then the 6. which by its Nature promotes Justice. 6 After the Square of the 10. The Stairway may be ascended only by a Childe who has been Initiated in each Step. and the 5 against the 7. This Healing is of the Childe. The Light and Love of the Chalice flow through to formulate the Blade. with its proper coloration as shown in the traditional Pantacle of Earth. and is able to enter the Supernal Realm as the All-Father. They may be recalled as necessary or appropriate. where Tiphareth would have been on an embodied Tree. There is Union above the Abyss. The Light and Love of the Chalice abide in the Childe of Kether. He has not attained to Kether as of yet. the Childe of Chokmah is also a Childe of Binah but more exalted. The Childe of Chokmah still abides on the Briatic Plane. and placed in an Urn in the Tomb of the All-Father. Amen. As Becoming ceases and the Childe enters into Being. It is not the Childe who Heals. From the Square of the One. Kether is a positive manifestation in the Womb of Nuit. This is bestowed by Nuit upon the Childe of Kether to Heal. However. who has entered into Being but not yet attained to Nuit. which is now where the 6 Additional Commentary: In this way. a Holy King and the Supernal Man (Adam Qadmon). We now speak of the Caduceus. the Childe of Chokmah still has a “perspective” from Chokmah. from which the Childe of Chokmah derives His Wisdom. beams in the Core of the Childe. Most Holy. the Mark of the Beast. and the Childe’s vessel is emptied and filled with the Essence of the Man. As all Initiations encompass all prior Initiations. as well as physical. The Ateph Crown is thereby formulated as well as the Plane. All prior Initiations are exalted by the next Initiation.

The Heads of the Serpents look up for movement. embodies this Wand which is the Will of Nuit. Within the Symbol of the Chalice is the Symbol of the Blade positioned to touch the edges of the Symbol of the Chalice. The Serpents intertwine again just below the neck and extend up the neck around the inside of the head and meet again at the shaft of the Wand extending up through the center of the Natal Crown. Within the Globe is a large Symbol of the Chalice (geometrically positioned so the points of the downward triangle touch the perimeter of the Globe). It further shows the Nature of the Work of those who embody It. When the Childe is called to the Higher Planes. 214 . Love under Will.v. and also by a Childe who has attained unto Nuit and Not Being. Received by ACh LA. as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) On behalf of the Sanctuary of Thoth Die Mars.) A AB ABR ABRA ABRAH ABRAHA ABRAHAD ABRAHADA ABRAHADAB ABRAHADABR ABRAHADABRA 93 93/93 Additional Commentary: Within several days before this paper was received. (November 25. that of Nuit. The Childe of Nuit. Most Exalted. The Caduceus replaces the Flaming Sword in evolution. The Chalice connecting to the Blade forming the Jewel in the Center of the Crown moves All.Invisible Sun of Kether Shines within the Childe. The Globe is Winged (with Wing tips spread out and up as if to welcome). Luna in Scorpio Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus. Amen. This point of connection appears as the Winged Globe atop of the Wand. the Serpents may “unwind” back down to the shoulders and extend outward forming “Wings” which move the Childe to Commune with the Most High. a Higher Wand was beheld. 2008 e. Sol in Sagittarius. In the Center of the Globe is a single point. It resembles the Sigil of Venus. initially by the Childe of Kether. Love is the Law. The Globe is also surmounted by a thin Crescent Moon (with tips reaching up as if to form a Cup). And so the Caduceus is beheld and embodied. showing Hadit as the Secret Center.

in an appendix to this paper. You. Important magickal formula is communicated on the Path of Tau which corresponds to this Atu. and 22 connecting Paths which correspond to the Atu of Thoth. with the White Pillar of Mercy on your left and the Black Pillar of Severity on your right. This forms the Mark of the Beast. You are a Star incarnated in a human vessel. You embody Divinity and are Divine by Nature. therefore. You are moved from your Secret Center. You are encouraged to have the corresponding Atu of Thoth from Aleister Crowley’s Thoth Tarot deck before you so you can see it when reading the corresponding text below. which opens your Eye to your True Nature and your Work. 31/31 31 Do what thou Wilt shall be the whole of the Law. Finally. These represent the twin spiral forms of Energy of Life and Death. The Sephiroth and Paths are Divine. Connect the Circle and the Cross from the lowest Step to the Highest. The Little Tree is a reflection of the Great Tree. Atu XXI – The Universe. Each of the Atu of Thoth is addressed in turn as experienced on the Way of Return. All rights reserved. but different. which is also the Sigil of Earth. respectively. you will experience transformations each Step of the Way. First. The Tree of Life is a symbol of the Universe. as you breathe the energies which are the subject of your Work. See and impress this Symbol horizontally on your Sphere. the Childe embodies the Little Tree at the inception of the Return Journey. As you work with each aspect of the Tree. Behold the Great Order of the Universe! You are a Childe of the Universe. You are also encouraged to have a picture of the Tree of Life before you (with Sephiroth and Paths marked) so you can identify the location of Path on the Tree of Life which corresponds with the Atu being addressed. Amen. are encouraged to spend time working on this Path to be Initiated into the corresponding Mysteries. Second. We now tell a story from the Atu of Thoth from the perspective of a Childe on the Way of Return. The Return Journey involves a progressive awakening of the Divinity within.THE RETURN JOURNEY (A Story from the Atu of Thoth on the Way of Return) Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2008 Sanctuary of Thoth. Third. Consider in this regard the attribution of this Atu to the Planet Saturn. ritual suggestions are given to work with the Paths. May this assist you on your Return Journey. The “Little Tree” is the Tree of Life. there are the Elements of the Childe. These must be purified and consecrated to the Great Work at 215 . They are one after the other. It is comprised of ten Spheres or Sephiroth. there is the formula of the Circle (which itself is a Symbol of the Universe) and the Cross (which is symbolized by the Hebrew letter Tau). which move All. This assists in equilibration.

and the Source of all Life throughout the Planes and here on earth. this Energy is expressed as the twin spiral forms of Energy of Life and Death. The Name YHVH is transformed into YHShVH (“Yeheshuah”) when Spirit descends in the midst. which has Its Source in the 216 . which is to be distinguished from the Elements. Amen. as well as all of the suggestions for the Work of the Childe of Earth and the Childe of Malkuth to integrate what is said above and the magickal formulae for this initial Work. What a Sunny Countenance you have?! The Truth of this matter will be revealed to you along the Way. Female and Androgynous aspects of the Energy). Fire is attributed to the Path of Shin which corresponds with this Atu. which is Yod. which is the Material World attributed to the Planet Earth and the Sephira Malkuth. The Childe now begins working with each Element as encountered along the Way. once the Childe has set the Pentagram aright. and everything else in the Universe. and can never be divided. and is expressed through your Starry structure and human vessel in the form of your personality. In this way. This prepares the Childe for more exalted work. The focus at this point of the Return Journey is on evolving the Childe’s Yitziratic consciousness. Spirit redeems. It is formulated in Nuit’s Chalice. The work discussed in this paper largely relates to the evolution of the Little Tree. We are reminded in this regard that evolution occurs solely by the Hand of the Most High. and be blessed. Spirit is also attributed to the Path of Shin. the Childe’s Eye is opened unto the Higher Planes. the Sphere is prepared for progress. It speaks to the Nature and Presence of the Solar Energy. These are different modes of expression of the same Energy. equilibrates and informs the Elements. and in a perfectly equilibrated fashion down the Middle Pillar of the Tree of Life (thus showing the Male. As Spirit moves. In this way. Fire also corresponds to the Atziluthic Plan. The Elements are merely blind forces directly by the Divine. serve rightly and right balance is attained for progress. the Childe’s consciousness is progressively exalted. This speaks to the One Source of the other Three Planes which are Briah. Yitzirah and Assiah (in descending order). they evolve. The Crown is ever One. As each Element is purified and consecrated to the Great Work repeatedly along Return Journey. It makes your heart beat and gives you Breath.The Sun. which is the Highest of the Four Planes (or Worlds).each Step. This Energy Illumines your Natal Crown (see the Sanctuary’s paper entitled the “Ritual of the Crown”). This Atu corresponds to the Path of Resh and the Sun. This Energy moves you in all ways. For this reason. and manifests as the Invisible Sun of Kether. The Solar Energy or Influence has a fiery quality. As we ascend the Tree on the Return Journey. As Initiation evolves. The Solar Energy is the Divine Light Itself. the Solar Energy is called by different names like the Mars Force.who in active form is Ra-Hoor-Khuit and in passive form is Hoor-Pa-Kraat). the Holy Trinity of the Thelemic Pantheon are shown on this Atu (Nuit. The Energy which Illumines your Crown shows the Divine Presence of Spirit. Yitzirah is the Plane above Assiah. Amen. Appeal to Them for aid in your Work. In this way. the Childe is admitted to the Higher Planes. Additional Commentary: See the papers entitled “The Formulae of the Sphere” and “The Purifications and Consecrations of the Sphere (Suggestions for the Newcomer”). The letter Shin is comprised of three Yods. also named Judgment in some Tarot decks. Atu XX – The Aeon (Judgment). Fire corresponds to the first letter of the Tetragrammaton (YHVH). The physical sense of Sight corresponds to the Element of Fire. Atu XIX . The Childe abides physically in Assiah. Hadit and Heru-Ra-Ha . but is different. the Serpent Power and the Chia (which is the Pure Life Force emanating from Chokmah). and assigned to their proper quadrants. On the Way of Return.

word and deed. The animal will and desires must be placed in service of Spirit. With the Eye rightly focused. The Solar Energy is liberating. It thus expresses the Light and Love of the Chalice manifesting the Crown. The Royal Path of Initiation is being shown on this Atu. All is to be resolved in Love. Her lesson is always one of Love. the demons teacheth. The Daughter must be prepared for the Son (here the Holy Guardian Angel) to redeem the Daughter. which is always Righteous. which connects Malkuth to Netzach. is shown at the inception of the Path. She is the vessel for the Male aspects of Nature. By setting the Pentagram aright. ruled by Jupiter (and Neptune) and in which Venu s is exalted (meaning She has Her highest expression in this Sign). sooner or later. By performing your Holy Work. and of the ruling power of Love. The initial goal is to produce the Virgin Daughter. your Angel will cause you to have such experiences as will move you along the Return Journey in the Chosen Way. Your life is a purification and initiation process. For this reason. Even your slightest experience is bestowed upon you (to guide and/or as an ordeal) to further your progress in the Work. namely Alchemical Sulphur. the Angels teacheth. It is also attributed to the Zodiacal Sign of Pisces which is the mutable sign of Water. which may be equated to all Feminine aspects of Nature. is governed by Spirit. Atu IV – The Emperor. Alchemical Sulphur is expressed through the Blade from the Sephira Chokmah to the Planes below. Once the Eye is rightly focused and the Pentagram is set aright. you embody the Little Tree. The Pillars of Mercy and Severity of the Little Tree represent the Son and the Daughter. The Sun is rising within the Childe at this point of the Return Journey. Every experience. We must now distinguish Atus XX and XIX. We are dealing here with an aspect of the Moon. The Energy to be experienced in working with this Path is different in nature than that worked with on the Paths of Shin and Resh. Walk the Path. All Hail our Lord the Sun! Amen. It is to be traversed. The Childe is an animal by Nature. you assist and quicken the process. this Energy will flow through and transform you permitting progress to occur on the Return Journey as God so Wills. Amen. From these attributions we see how the Angel applies this Form of Energy to move the human body in all respects. however. The rulership of Jupiter and Neptune show administration of the Law and the Word. If the Eye is rightly focused on Divine Love. The Ruling Power of Spirit shall be shown to you. Behold the Gateway of the Royal Path! This Atu is attributed to the Path of Qoph. Only when the Eye is rightly focused on Divine Love (the Shekinah) may progress be rightly made. Find the Hermit at the other end. It shows one of the three Alchemical Forms of Energy. The mutable and watery aspects of Pisces show communication. the ruling power of Spirit is unleashed within the Childe to transform as necessary. As you rightly focus the Eye and set the Pentagram aright. Aspects of the Little Tree are also referenced. respectively. This is what truly is the source of your every thought. There are choices to be made along the Royal Way. Love is the Law. and governs all aspects of your life. Your life is Most Holy. Let the preparations formally begin! Enter the Gateway to the Path of Redemption. Your Holy Guardian Angel is a part of you. in which the Sun is exalted. the Sacred Beetle. This Atu is attributed to the Path of Tzaddi and the Zodiacal Sign of Aries. The lesson is right focus of the Eye to set the Pentagram aright. Kephra. Atu XVIII – The Moon. This. is in its lowest aspect on the Tree of Life. The animal attributes of the Childe must be tamed for Spirit to assert its ruling power to cultivate the Childe. If the Eye is focused on anything other than Divine Love. The Zodiacal Sign of Aries is the cardinal sign of Fire. At this point in the Return Journey. from the lowest to the highest. The Path of Tzaddi connects Netzach and 217 . You are both Son and Daughter. This will happen. internal and external.Crown. you will be moved rightly along the Chosen Way.

showing darkness in the world of man. The Supernal Energies of the All-Father are to be experienced here. The Universe as the Childe once knew it is progressively being destroyed by Fire. There are others. Seek. This is as aspect of the work on the Return Journey. You wear the Natal Crown. the Light. This will be furthered by working with the energies described in this paper. The Childe may be holding dearly to the physical. The Eye will then open to the interior of the Universe and the Higher Planes on a progressive basis. and the Planet Mars. As the Childe climbs the Tree of Life on the Return Journey. And so it is said that the false crown of the Childe is blasted by lightening until it falls and the Childe is emancipated from the “old man” (representing the false notions of the self) and the Crown of the True Self is beheld upon the head of the Childe. Also consider how the Sigil of Alchemical Sulphur (which is the Cross surmounted by the Fire or Supernal Triangle) shows the expression of this form of Energy. The material aspects of things are seen as an extension of the interior of the Universe. This assists the Childe in transcending the physical so the work on the Higher Planes may be accomplished. The Zodiacal Sign of Capricorn is ruled by Saturn. a Childe must transcend the physical. The Pentagram is inverted (or averse) in man and must be set aright. the Childe will experience bursts of Spiritual Inspiration as the Childe beholds the True Nature of the Universe. Ask rightly and you shall receive. You have since your birth. This Atu is attributed to the Path of Ayin and the Zodiacal Sign of Capricorn. OAI. Amen. The Path of Peh connects Netzach and Hod on the Tree of Life. The Devil is a symbol of ignorance and the darkness of ignorance. Atu XV – The Devil. We see by this Path the Angel communing directly with the Childe through the Childe’s thoughts and emotions. This is something repeatedly spoken of in papers issued by the Sanctuary. therefore. and ask of its nature and how best to perform and accomplish the Work at hand. God expresses Itself and Works through your human vessel here on the material plane. At this point of the Return Journey. which is liberating and destroys the sense of personal separateness. It is the first Path of the Return Journey which connects to Tiphareth – the abode of the Holy Guardian Angel. finding it difficult to accept and assimilate what is being shown. as indicated above. Allow them to further and not “burn” in the process. The Planet Mars is exalted in Capricorn. The bonds of ignorance disappear in the Light. Amen. The Eye of God is always upon you. The relations between God and man are being shown. To reach them. The Eye is being opened fitfully by the Mars Force.Yesod. Atu XVI – The Tower. This Atu is attributed to the Path of Peh. Additional Commentary: See the Sanctuary’s paper entitled “The Blade & The Chalice” for more information regarding the Blade. Focus the Eye on your Great Work. The Great Curse placed upon us by the Fall of Man has caused man to focus on the physical and the pleasures of physical sensation. and will come to you through your internal and external experiences. The Pentagram is averse when the Eye is focused on the serpent desire and the Ruling Power of Spirit is unknown. And may your Eye open to the Ruling Power of God’s Will. veil after veil is removed so the Childe may behold the True Nature of the Universe. You are a Spiritual Being living a human life. The answer actually precedes the question. We thus see the Mars current flowing through your animal will to influence your thoughts and emotions. The physical is but one Plane. The continual influx of the Mars Force will blast these notions of personal separateness and will and shake the Childe’s consciousness and being until the necessary transformations occur and the Eye is rightly open to these Mysteries and the House of God. IO PAN!!! IAO. Muster the 218 . Reverse the Curse which has been placed upon you. The inter-relations of the creatures and Beings of all Planes are foreshadowed. The struggle may be difficult for the Childe to bear. showing the Mars Force in action to liberate by opening the Childe’s Eye to the Wisdom of the True Self.

Amen. The forces of the Universe serve you. and accomplish this Work. This Atu is also attributed to the Zodiacal Sign of Scorpio. to open the Childe’s Eye to the True Self. the cells of the Childe’s vessel are “reprogrammed”. Look to your Angel to banish the darkness. Atu XIV – The Art (Temperance). “Death” means initiation or transformation. We die daily. which the Childe previously worked with on the Way of Return. whose Presence and Power is becoming known to the Childe. To rightly shoot the Arrow. As this 219 . In either case. This Work is partly accomplished on the Path of Samekh which is attributed to this Atu. by right practice of the Royal Art and Science of Magick. The Sigil of Scorpio is the Serpent. On the Return Journey. The Lamp of Spirit is being lit to further Illumine the Sphere of the Childe and the lower Astral Plane. meaning they are being controlled and placed in Service of Spirit. New perspective is attained with each Step taken on the Royal Path of Initiation. and do not hinder. It is now time to separate the Fire from the Water. The answers of the Oracles are always Love and Death. Showing the Way)” for more information regarding the Arrow. so the Childe may ascend through the Veil of Paroketh (PRKTh) on the Return Journey. Amen. which is ruled by Mars. This refers to the regenerative power which moves all life and death. The cells of our bodies are constantly being renewed. The Bow is also known as the Rainbow of Promise. which refers to the Arrow. which connects Tiphareth and Netzach on the Tree of Life. and truly be lifted by God through the Veil of Paroketh. The Devil is the Angel in another form. The old passes and makes room for the new. In the course. Pluto or some say Uranus is exalted in Scorpio. This is descriptive of the Work on this Path. referring to the Covenant of God to redeem those who overcome the serpent desire. In the occult sense. The Work is being shown and the Aspiration focused. Herein lies a Great Mystery. The perspective attained on this Path is critical to the work of ascending through the Veil of Paroketh. The Childe is learning to control the animal within and the vibratory forces of the Universe through mental means. the Childe’s perspective of things change. We thus see once again the Mars Force in action here to change and liberate. and to perfectly equilibrate and balance them. The Childe attains a more Universal outlook. The Arrow is shot straight upwards from the Bow into the Heart of the Holy Guardian Angel. Reprogramming occurs through mental means. formed by the Paths of Qoph. The Path of Samekh is attributed to the Zodiacal Sign of Sagittarius. This process is gradual and progressive as they renew. the “old man” dies. The Eye is being opened to the True Self through focus on the Nature and Powers of the Holy Guardian Angel. All serve God. It is this power which is operative in the Great Work of transforming the Childe’s mind and body.strength of your animal will to set the Pentagram aright. The Bow is the Bow of Qesheth (QShTh). this shows the type of change that occurs on this Path to be of a higher Spiritual nature. This Atu is attributed to the Path of Nun. all the lower aspects of the Childe must be rightly organized and balanced. Atu XIII – Death. The Veil of Paroketh is the “lesser abyss” which separates the Children of the First and Second Orders. and the Childe is renewed in God. Additional Commentary: See also the Sanctuary’s paper entitled “The Arrow (Most Holy. These lower aspects are the aspects of the Little Tree below Tiphareth. The animal aspects of the Childe are being spiritualized. to prepare the Childe to attain to the Knowledge and Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel. As right knowledge of the Universe is attained. We see by this Path the Holy Guardian Angel communing with the Childe through the Childe’s animal will and desires. which results in a change of personality. Shin and Tau on the Tree of Life. The Arrow is a symbol of concentrated and directed Will.

Libra is the Sign of Balance. This Atu is also attributed to the Zodiacal Sign of Libra. harmony and liberation. By doing so. Doing True Will is your Holy Duty to God. perhaps more than others at this stage of the Return Journey. except in the consciousness of the Childe. which connects Geburah and Hod on the Tree of Life. The Childe’s Eye has been focused on the Nature and Powers of the Holy Guardian Angel. We move in Her Water. The Childe is presented with the idea that there is no personal will and that the Childe does only the Will of the Angel. It lies wholly above the Veil of Paroketh. We see here the Mars Force in action to lift the Childe through the Veil of Paroketh. which is the Element attributed to this Atu. For this reason. The Word of the Angel is an expression of the True Will. The Childe’s Eye is being opened unto this. The Childe who is the Daughter is being redeemed by an awakening to the Presence and Power of the Holy Guardian Angel who is the Son. She moves all within Her Womb. Physical death is seen as a mask or veil to True Life. no matter how hard it may seem?! Marching in the Way of the True Will is not always easy. The image is of the Childe newborn to Adepthood wrestling with the Angel. The Angel is an aspect of the True Self. there is no real struggle. This may seem like a “personal” struggle. The work on this Path is critical to the attainment of Adepthood. false notions of the self are surrendered in the Light and Love of the Angel. the Spiritual Being within the Childe is released in the consciousness of the Childe. As this idea is assimilated. you are encouraged to spend a significant amount of time working with this Path. Atu XII – The Hanged Man. The Childe is receiving the Knowledge and Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel. Resolve all thoughts. and allow Death to occur. The Childe hears the Word of the Angel. Do what thou Wilt shall be the whole of the Law. Physical death perpetuates the Grand Illusion that there is a separation between God and man. justice. Turn your Eye to Divine Love. It further assists the Childe in coming to terms with the Holy Guardian Angel. However. and how the Angel communes with and moves the Childe. as the animal aspects of the Childe have been placed in Service of Spirit and spiritualized. the Childe is now faced with a situation. It will further be shown that acting upon the Word creates order. Must not the Childe obey the Word of God?! Is not the Chosen Way always the appropriate course of action. Glory to the Mother! She redeems. words and deeds into the Standard of your True Will. This Atu is attributed to the Path of Lamed. and connects Geburah to Tiphareth. especially at first. word and deed. Veil after veil has been “stripped away”. The Angel is revealing Itself to the Childe in thought. and furthers the Great Work of the Childe and on a Universal scale. which is Eternal. However. It is in the best interests of the Childe to do so. Recognizing the Ruling Power of Spirit and the Angel’s Presence and Power over the life of the Childe. which is ruled by Venus and in which Saturn is exalted. The Mars Force emanating from Geburah has an innate quality to promote justice. This seems like a complete reversal of life as the Childe once perceived it. not on faith but through direct experience. For this reason. Amen. and eliminating illusions of the self so the Childe may come to 220 . the Hanged Man is shown as upside down on the Atu. All must be placed in Service of Spirit. The work on this Path assists in furthering equilibrium within and without of the Childe. the Childe participates in the active administration of the Law. for all serves Spirit. The Childe will now be shown the necessity to act upon the Word for doing so is always Righteous.occurs. Amen. balance and harmony in the life of the Childe and those around. and the Childe moves in accord with the Word of the Angel along the Chosen Way (which is shown as always Righteous). This Atu is also attributed to the Path of Mem. The Childe hears the Word of the Angel and is to act in accord with It. Atu VIII – Adjustment (Justice). it simplifies the Childe’s life and gives it purpose. balance.

Spirit manifests the Soul in Nature. Virgo is ruled by Mercury. This Atu is attributed to the Path of Yod. which does not assist the person in the Work. which humble and inspire. Ygdrasil contains all the other Trees of Life in the Universe. Things are moved from the Higher Planes which form the Law. we see the Unity of the Spirit of God and man. Amen. To wish “luck” upon someone is to will chance upon them. Grasping the Nature of the Law. Our thoughts. Ygdrasil is the Ancient Holy Tree in Kether. Will someone success in the Work. so commonly associated with this Atu. which are the manifest Powers of the AllFather. Mercury is first and foremost the Herald of the Gods. which corresponds to Atziluth. “Yod” means hand. This is a Sanskrit word which means “I pray to the Divinity within you”. order and harmony to your life and in your Return Journey. we behold the cause of it against the background of nonchange. Continual right focus of the Eye on Love and the Word of the Angel will assist the Childe in doing True Will and proceeding rightly along the Chosen Way. For this reason. it is important to rightly attend to your magickal “garden”. This Atu is attributed to the Path of Kaph. Salt and Mercury. Rightly plant and attend to your seeds. It contains the Little Tree which you embody at this Stage of the Return Journey. It also is the first letter of the words Yechidah and Ygdrasil. who communicates the Word. and defines the Law. Love washes all in time. From this. so all thoughts. Amen. Air and Earth. it is so important for the evolving Childe to gain control over the animal within. as 221 . Atu X – Fortune (Wheel of Fortune). which the Childe adores as God. This Atu is also attributed to the Zodiacal Sign of Virgo. Movement also occurs by means of the Serpent Power. which is the earthly sign of fertility. words and deeds “plant” magickal “seeds” which further the Great Work. Change is the basis of stability on the lower Planes of Yitzirah and Assiah. The Childe is given a higher purpose to life. This shows the Hand of the Ruling Power at the Source of All change. and the potency of God to create. who is also exalted therein. The letter Yod is the first letter of the Tetragrammaton (YHVH). The Yechidah is the Soul of All and the Feminine aspect of Nature. and assist you in bringing peace. From this. At this Stage of the Return Journey. Atu IX – The Hermit. Additional Commentary: The Sanctuary’s paper entitled “A Charge (Applied in the context of preparing some Incense)” is instructive as to how to make projections to rightly “plant” magickal “seeds” and attend to them in your magickal “garden”. Movement occurs through the Elements of Fire. Namaste. Saturn is time. Their Unity creates the Highest to the lowest. There is no “luck”. as the Childe receives the Word of the Angel. so they grow rightly. This shows the Hand of God in all of Creation. Book II of the I-Ching teaches of three types of “change” – nonchange. Water. and do not hinder. turning the Wheel. The letter Yod forms all the other letters of the Hebrew alphabet. The Childe reaps what the Childe sows. the Childe will experience ecstatic states of Divine Union. There is cause and effect. This Atu is also attributed to the Planet Jupiter. which connects Chesed to Tiphareth on the Tree of Life. and the Spirit of All forming the Male aspects of the Universe. cyclical change and sequential change. which is an expression of the three forms of Energy represented by Alchemical Sulphur. Ygdrasil is of the utmost importance in the teachings of the Sanctuary. words and deeds “plant” magickal “seeds” which give rise to certain consequences.further experience the True Self. By grasping the nature of change. The Childe’s Eye is opening to the True Nature of All. This will further right change. Fire and the Father. Venus is Love. which connects Chesed to Netzach on the Tree of Life. we see the animal will of a Childe being moved in accord with the Law. This shows the Law being communicated to the Holy Guardian Angel within.

In Chapter I. Pray to Babalon. At this Stage of the Return Journey. Nuit says “I am above you and in you. As Evolution proceeds. This cleanses and purifies. This Atu is also attributed to the Zodiacal Sign of Leo. which is ruled by the Sun. The Childe is infused with this Force when working on this Path. Behold the Crowned Childe. the Star of the Childe is consumed by Hadit. who is a lower aspect of Nuit. The Paths rising to Sephiroth above Tiphareth convey other Mysteries and effect more exalted transformations to a Childe who is evolving beyond Tiphareth.3 of the Taittiriya Upanishad. Her Chalice is the Holy Grail. as shown by the Sun’s rulership of Leo. The Serpent Power is Solar and noble in character. and prepares for the Work to come. the Little Tree is “broken” and the Childe embodies first the Great Tree and then Becomes of the Essence of the Supernals. She is the End. the Magickal Childe evolves into the Virgin Daughter. to cast away any clouds and clarify the communion with the Holy Guardian Angel. to assist all in attaining to this point of evolution. The Childe issues forth from the Mother. The Sigil of Leo is the Serpent. which is the “Sword of Chesed” charged to carryout the Law below. It is the Force which creates and destroys. and Healing mankind. The Angel is the Son. This Atu is attributed to the Path of Teth. which connects Binah and Geburah on the Tree of Life. As a Childe of Earth. We continue from the perspective of the evolving Childe of Tiphareth for the remainder of this paper. and you are the Daughter. The Eye remains focused on the Childe’s Initiation. This process allows the Light of Tiphareth to shine through the Lion Childe. who is also within you. of the Little Tree. symbolized by the Pillars of Mercy and Severity. who is a complete Microprosopus going forth into the Planes below. The Microprosopus issues forth from the Great Tree or the Macroprosopus. The infusion is steady to correct tendency towards impulse. You are both Son and Daughter. The Power expressed from Chesed precedes the Mars Force.” In Verse I. the Childe is being redeemed by receiving the Knowledge and Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel. you initially embody the Little Tree. who is making the initial Journey up the Tree of Life. first of the Mother and then of the Father. However. which connects Chesed to Geburah on the Tree of Life. respectively. and is a reflection of IT but after another manner. The Might and Power of God follow the Word which establishes the Law in Chesed. 222 . the Childe’s role is evolving into being a Light Bearer for others. and is rightly called the Serpent Power which manifests the Mars Force. Be thou the Hermit. and moves all below. Amen. Assist in Reversing the Curse. directs the activity.the Childe participates in the Great Work. as the Childe attains to the True Self through Selflessness and then to Nuit in Not-Being. and may we attain the glory of wisdom.” The work we speak of now is of the evolving Childe of Tiphareth. as the Work becomes more universal in character. Babalon’s Cup is a lower aspect of Nuit’s Chalice. which is also the Sigil of the Kerub of Fire. Then. The Childe is both Son and Daughter. She is the Beginning. master and disciple say “May the light of the sacred knowledge illumine us. Amen. The Goddess Babalon the Beautiful. to rightly prepare you. Atu XI – Lust (Strength). This is shown in the attribution of this Atu to the Path of Cheth. As Initiation into the Second Order advances. The Law established in Chesed is being communicated to Geburah. The Light and Love of Her Chalice moves all in Her Womb. Additional Commentary: See (among others) the Sanctuary’s papers entitled “The Blade & The Chalice (Revealed in the context of the Thelemic Pantheon)” and “The Face of Spirit (Given in the context of the Thelemic Pantheon)” for more information regarding Ygdrasil. Atu VII – The Chariot. Verse 13 (I:13) of the Book of the Law. The redemption process purifies the Daughter until Son and Daughter are married and a third thing is produced in their Union which we will call the “Magickal Childe”.

All hail the Son. The Magickal Childe is evolving. The Son is the Holy Guardian Angel. who expresses the Word of God. The Son and the Daughter form one Microprosopus. The Hierophant is the counterpart of the Charioteer of Atu VII. This Atu is attributed to the Path of Zain. ruled by the Moon and in which Jupiter is exalted. Atu VI – The Lovers. Gemini is ruled by Mercury. which manifests your being. This shows that right discrimination fosters right knowledge and new beginnings. All thoughts. and harmonize the two into one. The Holy Marriage of the Son and Daughter is near. The Path of Vau connects Chokmah and Chesed on the Tree of Life. Develop techniques to assist you in doing this. while the Charioteer is an aspect of the All-Mother. and the inflowing energies must be equilibrated. It is constantly being communicated to you by an interior voice. You are in perfect union with your Holy Guardian Angel. The word “Zain” means sword. This Atu is attributed to the Path of Vau. You bear the Sword. Your work on this Path is to sharpen your perception of what is being communicated to you by your Angel. The Sword of the Angel must manifest ever so rightly within the Childe to accomplish the work. This will help at first. His Work has been shown in this paper. Additional Commentary: See the Sanctuary’s papers entitled “The Blade & The Chalice (Revealed in the context of the Thelemic Pantheon)” for more on the Holy Grail. Such are the Hierophantic tasks. This idea must be assimilated. and let the Sword flame. The letter Vau is the Son of the Tetragrammaton (YHVH). The Childe’s sole task is to express the Light and Love of the Supernals. Your Sphere must be rightly ordered to hear rightly. as the Redeemer of the Children of Earth. for the Word rightly spoken bears the Serpent Power. verbally and nonverbally. who is the Microprosopus bearing Babalon’s Cup. May your Sword flame with the Fire of the Most High! You and the Holy Guardian Angel are one. All thoughts. words and deeds serve God. Hear thou the Word. Pause and listen to the silence. From this. It must now be sharpened. All must be spiritualized and placed in context of the Great Work. you bring the Word down to Earth into manifestation. In this Way. The Knowledge of the Presence and Power of the Angel over the Childe is being shown. to expound the Mysteries and express the Word. This Path connects Binah to Tiphareth on the Tree of Life. which refers to the Twins who are the Angel and you. Your Angel is an aspect of God. Your Holy Duty is to express the Word ever so rightly in thought. Hear thou the Word of your Angel. to discriminate between how you are being guided to move and the animal instincts which tempt your physical senses. Wait to hear the Word of your Angel. word and deed. This shows the Influence of the Supernals on all of the Childe’s activities. and Cauda Draconis (the Head of the Dragon) is exalted therein. by asking simple “yes” or “no” questions. Your redemption comes from acting on the Knowledge and Conversation of the Angel which you are receiving. which then ripens into perfection as the Virgin Daughter is produced. Amen Atu V – The Hierophant. The Marriage which produces the Magickal Childe is the True Beginning of Adepthood. This voice is loader than a lion’s roar yet as soft as a whisper. The Word you hear is God’s Word. This is your sole task. You are receiving the Influence of the Supernals through your Angel. The former descends 223 . You express Their Word. Express rightly. Amen. but must be dispensed with in time. words and deeds flow forth from the Angel. You are in direct communication. This Atu is also attributed to the Zodiacal Sign of Gemini. The Hierophant is an aspect of the All-Father.This Atu is also attributed to the Zodiacal Sign of Cancer. We see from this the Word establishing the Law in Chesed. for the Marriage to occur. we see the Word being communicated to the Angel. This furthers your Return Journey and the liberation of others.

through the Veil of Fire (the Will). IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus (December 18. Additional Commentary: Prior to receiving the text above for Atu XVII on Die Jupiter. it turns rightly first to Nuit. This letter Heh references the Mother of the Tetragrammaton (YHVH). and Binah is the All-Mother. which will produce a response. in a post-script added to the Sanctuary’s paper entitled “The Unveiling of Nuit – The Star Goddess (The Mother of All in the context of the Thelemic Pantheon)”. This Atu is attributed to the Path of Heh. Atu III – The Empress.). LA is Nuit. This will then become the focus of the Childe’s Aspiration . Amen. Sol in Sagittarius. Once the Virgin Childe is produced. The Will of the Father “plants” magickal “seeds” in the Womb of the Mother. Once the Eye 224 . Look around. The former sends forth the Spirit and the Life Force. We bear Her Water. All other Gods are aspects of Her. She moves all within Her Womb. so Love All as Her. all Stars are Her Children. 2008 e. even Babalon is a lower aspect of Nuit. Your Angel expresses this through you. If the “seeds” are rightly formulated and planted in accord with the Great Work. so the Little Tree may be broken and the Childe may eventually embody the Essence of the Mother in Binah. She formulates and moves Hadit and Ra-HoorKhuit. Praise. She is the Source of all of our Liberty. However. ruled by Venus. They enter into Union by this Path. We are all the Children of Nuit. She formulates and manifests the Male aspects of the Universe. For this reason. This Atu is also attributed to the Zodiacal Sign of Taurus. Beautiful Mother Nature. which references the Water-Bearers. which reveal Her. She is the One True God and the True Hierophant of this New Aeon. She is the Salt running through All manifestation. Glory and Worship. We are the Water-Bearers. the response will further the Childe’s Great Work. not AL. Chokmah is the All-Father. Her Chalice is the Source of all Light. These refer to the lower aspects of the Goddess receiving and transmitting the Word to Her Children below.v. She is everywhere. Her Spirit is your Spirit. As the Eye focuses on the Mother. the response will not further (but will not necessarily hinder). LA means Not (and equals 31). All Emanations.to evolve the Magickal Childe into the Virgin Daughter. Love and Life. which connects Chokmah and Binah on the Tree of Life. Amen. the True Key to the Book of the Law was received and declared to be LA. Her Soul is your Soul. We now turn to the second of the three Mother Paths. This is of the utmost importance for the evolving Childe of Tiphareth to learn. Glory to our Lady of the Stars!!! May the Children of Earth sing praise to your Holy Names!!! Amen. However. in which the Moon is exalted. who is Not-Being. Love and Devotion unto Thee Nuit. there will be a response. in all cases. the Angel is then sacrificed so the Childe may be set upon the Throne of the Mother and Become the Mother in Binah. We express Her Love. Her Water is in the Aires. We now deal with the first of the three Mother Paths. Nuit is shown in manifestation on this Atu. This Atu is also attributed to the Zodiacal Sign of Aquarius. The concept of “magickal gardening” has been discussed above. This is initially perceived as the Supernal Mother in Binah (Babalon the Beautiful). We see from the location of this Path the Spirit of Nuit nourishing the Angel with Light and the Life Force. Atu XVII – The Star. Be thou the Hierophant and rightly serve your charges. If not. The Childe is coming to know the True Self on the Return Journey. as the Eye comes to rest on the Mother in Binah. while the latter descends through the Veil of Water (the Understanding and the blood). The other two Mother Paths are then taken in turn. Nuit is the Mother of All in the context of the Thelemic Pantheon. while the later communicates through the Soul. Luna in Virgo during Anno. This Atu is attributed to the Path of Daleth. She is always with and in you. which connects Chokmah to Tiphareth on the Tree of Life.

our personalities. This Atu is also attributed to Venus. Hail unto Thee. which is Her Veil. We are all connected to Mother Nature. As the Childe of Chesed evolves. This Path is of great importance on the Return Journey. She is Nuit. which connects Kether and Tiphareth on the Tree of Life. Hail unto Thee in Thy Acts of Creation. Above Kether.is opened to the True Self from the perspective of Tiphareth. Additional Commentary: Although the Paths of Aleph and Beth are not included in the Return Journey of the Childe of Chokmah. Her Chalice is the Source of all Life and Light. are all expressions of the Yechidah. It is the Greater Path of the Holy Guardian Angel. She serves a function. until the Work of the Childe of Chokmah is accomplished. Maker and Exorcist of Illusion. The Goddess is the Source of All. and then on a more exalted basis on the upper Astral (or Solar Plane) and when working at the cross-section with the Path of Teth. They share a common Soul. This Atu is also attributed to the Path of Gimel. Amen. they are appropriate and important to Work with on the initial Return Journey up the Tree of Life and in a variety of capacities thereafter. unveil Thy Holy Art. What happens thereafter has been spoken of above. we see the role which Love plays in the Return Journey of the evolving Childe. The Moon of this Path is the Virginal Moon formulated by Nuit to receive the Light of Her Lord in Kether. and forms vessels for the Light. In the formula of the Tetragrammaton (YHVH). who is a part of us. to create and manifest that which is to be below according to the Word. and Life flows before the Light. and behold the Moon within. which is the Soul. the Childe of Kether will work with the Paths of Aleph. Scribe and Magician of the Gods. first as the Mother and then as the Daughter. perfectly equilibrated on the Middle Pillar of the Tree of Life. It is also the final Path to be traversed by the evolving Childe of Chokmah (as the Paths of Aleph and Beth are always expressive and not included in the Return Journey of the Childe of Chokmah) before the Childe’s Star is consumed in the Fire of Hadit. Below Kether. Who shall pierce the Veil of Isis. to attain the Balances. from the Highest to the lowest. by Loving All as a manifestation of the Goddess. the Childe will be charged with doing only True Will as a Childe of Geburah. Atu I – The Magus (Magician). From this description. Not-Being from behind the Veil of Being. Express Thou the Word of our God from Chokmah and may the Creative Will and the Creative Understanding Unite in Love. the Moon is beheld as the Salt or substance which receives and reflects the Light. as Not-Being is the Source of Being. Atu II – The Priestess (High Priestess). Cast off the Veil of the self. Then. Herald of the Gods who communicates the Word. Light from behind the Veil of the Personality. The Mother’s blood is the Daughter’s blood. Beth and Gimel in their expressive natures. and transmit IT pure and untainted to the Holy Guardian Angel below. the letter “Heh” appears twice. This is the Work of the Childe of Chesed. which is Love. for no man may look upon Her Holy Face?! Such are the Mysteries of the Moon. Amen. The Circle is then seen as complete. Life from behind the Veil of the Light. All Hail Mercury. to which this Atu is attributed. Love further cleanses and purifies the Childe to produce the Virgin Daughter. It is accessed by the evolving Adept at the apex of lower Astral Plane. many colored luminous iridescence. cast-out the Illusions and may the Children of Earth evolve by Art to Become perfectly transparent vessels for the Light and Love of the Most High to shine through them unobstructed in any 225 . continually organizing and sending forth the substance of creation and manifesting our Mother in Binah. as is our Beloved Nuit. O Beautiful Mercury. Then the Childe must learn to balance that Will with Love. and the Childe enters into Being and attains the True Self through Selflessness. We are shown by this that the Mother is the Daughter through extension. Our lives. The Moon is the all encompassing symbol of the Goddess. It shows direct communication between the Crown and the Microprosopus.

but all is of God. as is the True Self in Kether. which expresses Itself through Its varying aspects below. He teaches the Children how to rightly organize their Spheres throughout the Planes by mental means. the demons will teach and progress will be slow. to which He is also attributed. There is a formulation upon High to manifest that which is below. This Atu is attributed to Mercury. which moves All below. Reduce all numbers from 10 to 1 and then 1 to 0. The “Stairway to Heaven” formulates along the Path of Gimel. and abides in our Breath giving Life.way. These numerical progressions show God to be as present in the 10 as in the 1 and 0. all present in heaven and in hell. The Purity of Nuit’s Chalice is accessed from there. by whatever name we call Thee. so they may evolve as clear channels of expression for God. We really only have one decision to make. This Atu is also attributed to the Element of Air. and is a direct line of communication with God. Unity uttermost showed. Mercury is a hermaphrodite. Consider the Male as the Cross and the Female as the Circle. you will discover the Will of your True Self (i. Odin. Thou art the same. and then follow Spirit’s Journey into Manifestation down the Tree of Life to complete the Circle. The Fool shows God moving. The entire Universe may be explained in these simple progressions of numbers. which is to rightly focus the Eye on Divine Love and let the Spirit move us. Amen. It is also attributed to the Path of Beth. we come to Nuit as a feminine presence surrounding Hadit which formulates and moves even the 1 in Her Womb. The primal substance of creation is transmitted from Kether along the Path of Beth. from the lowest to the Highest. and ascend the Stairway to Heaven to enter into Being and then Not-Being. Mercury creates and destroys. 226 . A great deal is revealed in the preceding lines. Hermes. And so the process of creation continues on down the Tree of Life. your True Will) through the Knowledge and Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel. then expresses the Will of God from Chokmah. It may be ascended by a Childe only by the Hand of God. Beth and Daleth surrounding the Tau of the upper Briatic realm. The Air permeates All as does God. He is a symbol of all those who have evolved by right practice of the Art. which connects Kether and Binah on the Tree of Life. even before any definite idea is formulated. which is named Ygdrasil. He is their Patron. Hear our prayers. Mercury. Once you discover the True Self. The reason for this is that a decision must be made as to which way to go. as God and Planet. I adore the might of Thy Breath. May you evolve by Art.e. we will be moved rightly along the Chosen Way. Amen. Additional Commentary: This Atu is also attributed to Alchemical Mercury. Your Angel expresses God’s Will. He utilizes the Forces of Life and Death in his Holy Acts.. which emanates from Kether and so is found in the position of Kether on the Blade. May you prompt the Fool to ever move you rightly in the Holy Work. If we do not. Connect the Cross to the Circle. The Blade is formulated by the Paths of Aleph. we come to the True Self in Kether as a positive manifestation. both male and female. The Atziluthic Realm is accessed from the Square of the Holy One on Ygdrasil. Mercury. symbolized by His Wand the Caduceus. after Hadit’s Light is extinguished. God is ever present everywhere. Amen. If we do this. as the Wisdom of the Gods. Mercury is the Magician. for a timely Return Journey. O Thoth. By reducing the 1 to 0. By reducing the numbers from 10 to 1. It is said that there are demons at every crossroads. which is attributed to this Atu. This is a Magickal Formula for the conscious attainment of Divine Union. The Spirit moves through the Air. Aid us in Healing the human race. Atu 0 – The Fool. Decisions are made on the Path of Aleph.

you are encouraged to work with Active Spirit and Air Pentagrams using the Enochian Word EXARP which has correspondence to 227 . The First Key is attributed to Spirit and always precedes any of the Elemental Keys (3 through 18). While working with this Secret Path. Ace of Disks. This Card is attributed to the Root of Air. All these ideas must be exalted to the Highest. We thus come to see the Mind and the Planes as an extension and expression of the True Self. You are encouraged to limit your Enochian work to these two Keys when working with this Secret Path. Neither this Secret Path nor any of the others discussed below have any position on the Tree of Life. There is further correspondence to the magickal virtue TO WILL and to the second Glory of Thelema which is LIFE. an Initiate at this Stage of the Return Journey is encouraged to begin training in Enochian Magick. and to the first Glory of Thelema which is LIBERTY (from which it derives its name). consecutively in any one working. It symbolizes the Root of the Element of Earth emanating from the Crown. When working with this Secret Path. The Elements revolve about your Natal Crown. There are other correspondences to the Ruach (the Mind). Your Freedom derives from Knowing your True Self.Additional Commentary: See the Sanctuary’s paper entitled “Spirit’s Journey into Manifestation (A Story from the Atu of Thoth)” in regards to the reference above. The Childe’s Power of Discrimination will sharpen in the process. follows this paper. We now deal with the first of the four Secret Paths. are recommended. It has correspondence to the magickal virtue TO KNOW. and at the appropriate stages of evolution to further Initiation in a healthy. This Atu also has correspondence with the Aires or Aethyrs. Only God is Truly Free. in the Sanctuary’s System of Initiation. They must be used rightly. A paper entitled “An Account of the 30 Aires”. Elemental Earth rites. Hear thou the Call. The Ruach of the Childe is being progressively awakened to the Holy Guardian Angel and Its Source from the True Self. Consider all of these correspondences and how they flow together. Amen. balanced way. even the Supernal Parents move only under the Influence of the Holy One in Kether. the Son and the Yitziratic Plane. Let the Crown shine. There is a complete identity and unification of Being in and through All. which comes from Initiation. which tells another story of the Return Journey from the perspective of the Aires (or Aethyrs). In particular. which are preceded by Passive Spirit Pentagrams. Further. to come to their Source. The Work of the Childe of Tiphareth and those of the Second Order is to progressively purify the Ruach so it evolves into that of the Elohim (describing the Supernal Parents in Holy Union). and the Genesis of the Spirit ruling Earth and man and the Source of all Life below. Ace of Swords. it is necessary to exalt all these ideas to the Highest. The Fifth Key is attributed to Earth. This Card in particular corresponds to the Secret Path of Life. Kether is the Crown. and from the direct Influence the Angel receives from the Crown derived from the Path of Gimel. which show aspects of the Yechidah. All of the Enochian Keys will be the subject of the Work in all due course. The Holy Guardian Angel is an aspect of the True Self. Their Being is an aspect of God. as the Eye opens to the Higher Planes and the Childe moves closer to the Throne. when working this Secret Path. and Earth of Earth. you are encouraged to work with the First and Fifth Angelic Keys. and the Secret Path of Liberty. The Angel moves only from the combined impulses of the Angel’s Supernal Parents. The Angel has no impetus or power other than what is provided to the Angel. Liberty expresses a Call to Freedom. These energies have correspondence to the word NANTA from the Enochian Tablet of Union. so you can Know your True Will. attributed to Spirit. for they precede any manifestation. the Middle Pillar on the Tree of Life. Similarly. You may also use the word NANTA when projecting these Pentagrams as you deem appropriate (the word may be used to charge either or both the Spirit and/or Earth Pentagrams).

to Chesed and to Hod. Keep Silence. This Card symbolizes Water expressed from the Crown in Pure Form. and Fire of Fire). consider that each Sephira has its own elemental formula. The Elements find expression through your Natal Crown. This is the Fire most sublime. It fills your vessel. Further. giving you Life. and to work with the First and Fourth Angelic Keys (the latter being attributed to Water. The Sephiroth and Paths are Divine. You wear the Natal Crown. while also adoring. and let the Love flow. It can only be granted. The Elements are not Divine. There are correspondences to Atziluth. it is important to recognize that the Elements are blind forces through which Divinity expresses Itself. Having said all this. 228 . and are formulated by Nuit in Her Womb to manifest Herself and the Love which flows from Her Chalice. as does every aspect of the Universe. This Card corresponds with the Root of Water and to the Secret Path of Love. Scorpio and Pisces. Love is the Fourth Glory of Thelema. It moves All. consider the planetary aspects of these Signs and how the Element of Water reflects down the Tree. The Second Order evolution then is to become a Mighty Warrior as a Childe of Geburah and a Mighty King or Queen as a Childe of Chesed. A Childe of Tiphareth who is completing the initial Return Journey will be anointed a Young King or Queen. expressing Divinity from the particular position of the Sephira on the Tree. the Father and the Wand and Will of God. we must first identify the Element to find the Divinity. So Holy are these Mysteries. you are encouraged to work with the Passive Spirit and Water Pentagrams using the Enochian Word HCOMA. evolution can be quick for those who have a pure heart and a concentrated directed Will. Amen. which is Illumined according to the Will of God. after which the Virgin Daughter is produced. The Elements have masculine and feminine expressions. Ace of Cups. you are encouraged to work with the Active Spirit and Fire Pentagrams using the Enochian Word BITOM. As such. Amen. and give thanks by being a source of God’s Light and Love to others.these energies. When working with this Secret Path in particular. from Binah. Rightly focus the Eye. This evolution is solely by the Hand of God. Ace of Wands. Your Mind is akin to a Magick Sword. In order to distinguish Water as an Element. which is attained by the practice of the Magickal Virtue of KEEPING SILENCE. It is the Crown which moves them and so they look to the Crown for guide and aid. Amen. However. and Water of Water). And so the Influence of the Mazloth (which is the Zodiac or Wheel of the Fixed Stars) is upon you. There are no shortcuts. It cannot be claimed. This Card is attributed to the Secret Path of Light. Be humble. And so may you perform and accomplish your Great Work here on Earth. Yod Tetragrammaton. Thoughts of the Goddess may “flow into the Cup” here. which is ever Spirit. You are a Crowned Childe of God expressing God’s Will. these Elemental expressions of the Crown find triple form expression through the Natal Crown in the Zodiacal Signs of Cancer. and with the First and Sixth Angelic Keys (the latter being attributed to Fire. Water is feminine in Nature. and the Spirits of God find expression through you. and Air of Air). It is the Essence of all Light. and the Elemental Emanations of the Crown attributed to Fire. and to work with the First and Third Angelic Keys (the latter is attributed to Air. It is at the Root or Source of all that you do. all Life. and will be granted by God only if earned. to behold the Crown. to be refined for Spirit to further enflame. However. The Crown is ever One and cannot be divided. May you be consecrated by the Fire of Will. To gain additional insight into the Element of Water. the work with the Secret Paths is to equilibrate the elements expressed from the Kether of the Tree of Life of the Sephira which is the subject of your Work and to recognize what is at the Root of these Elemental expressions. which is an aspect of the Crown of God. When working with this Secret Path. all of which are Watery in Nature. The Holy Fire fills the inner tube of the Wand of Prometheus.

May you have the COURAGE to complete the initial Return Journey so you may come to truly experience the Crown. by attaining the Knowledge and Conversation of your Angel. One is to attain the Knowledge and Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel. and to integrate the Path Work with your Initiation into the Sephiroth. you are then encouraged to travel down the Tree of Life spending only one day on each Path. When doing this. the Return Journey up the Yitziratic Tree of Life is completed as part of the Work of the Childe of Tiphareth. to produce the Virgin Daughter. or even longer. (December 31. You are also encouraged to spend more time on the Paths of Ayin. and expresses the Will of the True Self. Using the Sanctuary’s System of Initiation. Your Angel is an aspect of the True Self. Samekh. which is God. It generally takes two to four years to complete. yea. You are encouraged to spend at least one Lunar (or Solar) Cycle on each Path. This will help integrate and seal all your prior Path Work. you follow Spirit’s Journey into Manifestation. as Love balances Will and washes the Childe. to the Glory of God. You have come to the end of the initial Return Journey. and you to emerge from the Path of Tau as a Crowned Magickal Childe of Tiphareth. the Kether thereof. The True Self. Nun and Mem while you are attaining the Knowledge and Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel. This is your True Self. The other is to discover your True Will.v. O how holy and wonderful is the journey on the Royal Path of Initiation! It is truly the greatest and most exciting adventure of all. Sol in Capricorn. The Oath of the Childe of Tiphareth expresses two primary goals. is then to do that True Will and abide by the Word of your God. So mote it be! Amen!!! Love is the Law. You have come to the Crown in Yitzirah. This will assist the process. you discover your True Will. All preceding Oaths of Initiation for the Sephiroth concern the discovery of the True Self. Adepthood ripens into perfection. which is attained by right practice of the Magickal Virtue TO DARE. Luna in Aquarius Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus. Your Holy Duty. which is ever One. as has been explained elsewhere. Thus. In doing so. Once you complete the initial Return Journey. 2008 e.Additional Commentary: Light is one of the Four Glories of Thelema. as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) On behalf of the Sanctuary of Thoth Completed Die Mercury.) 229 . True Will is the Will of the True Self. Love under Will. Received by ACh LA.

it is recommended that you rightly organize your Sphere before commencing the operation (and keep it organized at all times thereafter) to assure the best results. I call upon the Lords of the Path to Initiate me into the Mysteries. allow your mind to be calm and free but concentrated on the work. taking note of the colors and symbolism shown. I invoke a Portal to the Path of [name the corresponding Hebrew letter. Look intensely at the Atu. (These are given in detail in the “Table of Stars and Symbols” attached as an appendix to the “Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars” and the “Guide to the Oaths of Initiation”. 4. with the corresponding Hebrew letter in the center thereof. In either case. Amen. 2. for example “Tau” if working with the Path of Tau]. One form of working is by scrying. To scry a Path: 1. 230 . and pay close attention to your thoughts and the images which appear on the screen on your mind. There are two primary methods of working with a Path. say: 3. As you do so.A AB ABR ABRA ABRAH ABRAHA ABRAHAD ABRAHADA ABRAHADAB ABRAHADABR ABRAHADABRA 93 93/93 Appendix RITUALS FOR PATH WORKING You may ceremonially work with a Path in or out of your physical temple. and assist me in equilibrating the Energies.) As you perform Step 2. of the Path. Trace the corresponding Pentagram or Hexagram over the Atu. Hold your hand over the Atu (touching it) to “catch” reflections from the Path for as long as you deem appropriate. This may be done mentally with equal success to a full physical ceremonial operation.

breathe in while saying the name Hoor-Pa-Kraat. with the goal of ascending up the Path from its starting point in one Sephira to its ending point at the Sephira at the other end of the Path. Take note of their correspondences. you will directly experience the Path as opposed to “catching reflections” from it. Make note in your magickal journal of your experiences on the Path. Then close your eyes and imagine yourself as moving through the door with it remaining completely and wholly intact behind you. which you traced at the inception of your working. 4. remove your hand from over the Atu and make the Sign of Silence. As you do so. (This is done by placing the index finger or thumb of the left hand on the bottom lip so the finger is straight up along the median line of your body. you prepare your Sphere as you deem appropriate. Sit down in a chair or in your asana. and otherwise explore your experience to gain insight into the Work. Make the Sign of Silence as described above. When you feel that you have completed the operation. give thanks to the Lords of the Path for their aid in the work. When entering a Path. closing it in the process. Proceed as described in Steps 1 through 3 above. Envision the Atu as appearing before you as a door. Another form of working is by entering the Path rather than simply scrying it. and pay close attention to the thoughts and images which are given to you. 5. When you feel that you have completed the operation. Consider the imagery and thought process. allow the inhalation to absorb the doorway. 3.) As you make the Sign of Silence. You might now trace in your imaginary body the corresponding Pentagram or Hexagram. and then raising the elbow so it is horizontal with the shoulder. give thanks to the Lords of the Path for their aid in the work. with the corresponding Hebrew letter in the center thereof. A full ceremonial working invoking corresponding energies and Names (or even working in an appropriate God Form) will especially assist in this type of operation. 231 . you received while scrying the Path.5. vibrating the Name Hoor-Pa-Kraat. and otherwise explore and contemplate your experience to gain insight into the Work. Make note in your magickal journal of the thoughts and images. By doing so. 2. To enter a Path: 1. Then return through the doorway which you formulated and projected back to your physical body. Allow your mind to be calm and free but concentrated on the work. 6. with the Atu before you. Move about in your imaginary body. Call again to the Lords of the Path for aid on the work. but this is unnecessary (though encouraged at least from time to time). and other insights.

proceed as you Will. whether by scrying or entering the Path. Amen. we invoke. breathe the energy of the Path to equilibrate and integrate the energy as part of your Being. always remaining focused on Love and the Nature of the Work. equilibrate and evolve.When working with a Path.) This is fundamental to the Work. UNTO THEE NUIT!!! 232 . Otherwise. (Remember.

An account of each Aire is given below. Yet each point is ever part of the Circle. And so we are to open three Aires consecutively to come to an aspect of Godhead. which is the Soul of All. Such is the Womb of Nuit. rightly used. All rights reserved. Of these.AN ACCOUNT OF THE 30 AIRES Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2009 Sanctuary of Thoth. They “unlock” the Crown. and bring the Childe beyond the Crown to Nuit. movement is simple and easy and seems to come from within. and call upon Spirit to Crown the Work of the passing period. We are moved as a point. And so the Point (which is Hadit) is progressively beheld as a Circle (which is Nuit). There are 48 Gates of Understanding. The Aires are aspects of the Yechidah. The Third through 18th Keys are Elemental in Nature. or so it is said. 31/31 31 Do what thou Wilt shall be the whole of the Law. making 31 Keys in total (which is the number of Nuit. invoking the Powers of the Male aspects of the Universe. They are rightly used to herald in 233 . We begin with the 30 th Aire and end with the First Aire. The Second and 19 th Keys are used in succession to open the 30 Aires. who is “LA” or Not and whose Being is Not). but first we speak of nature of the First and Second Angelic Keys. the Aires extend beyond the Watchtowers of the Universe and encompass or encircle them. Cast thy Circles thrice about. Although each Aire has correspondence to an aspect of the Tree of Life. We exist within. In this way. This is how God expresses Itself through Itself. and open the Eye to the Work of the coming period. The other 17 Gates are opened by making right use of the Calls of the First and Third through 18 th of the Angelic Keys. and each is part of the One and None (the Qabalistic Zero). The First Key is a Call of Him. 31 of the Gates are opened by rightly making the Calls of the 30 Aires. The points are infinite. open the Gates of Understanding to the Cities of Wisdom. and the Mouth of Her Chalice giving Life to Her Beloved Children within. Such is the embrace of our Lady of the Stars who moves us from without and within. The Enochian Angelic Keys. as the Natal Crown is Illumined.

Amen. and the Male expressions reveal the Female. all under One God – ARARITA. and encompasses the Spheres numbered 7. The Higher encompasses and moves the lower. 8. and how we are all part of the Body of God.. The Second and 19 th Keys open the Womb of Nuit beyond the Male aspects of the Universe. This is the Soul beyond the Neschamah. However. which is a tool to be used to experience and equilibrate the Male energies expressed in this Aire and manifesting below. i. We are reminded that we are still working with the Tree of Life in Malkuth. this Malkuth is also contained in the Malkuth of Ygdrasil. and the last three Aires (ZOM. All of what has been said above since the inception of this paper relates to the Mystery of the 30th Aire. The Aires provide the female aspects or Body in which the Male manifests and expresses. The lower astral plane is at issue. The Female manifests the Male. which concerns Earthly matters. and are made heavy as they go forth into the material plane below. We now proceed into the Womb of Nuit. which are positive manifestations and. and the Elements are blind forces through which Divinity expresses Itself. which was formed by the Great Curse that caused the Fall of Man. Alternatively. This Aire encompasses the Spheres numbered 4. The Sephiroth and Paths are positive or Male expressions or emanations of Divinity. which is still dark as we have not yet moved in the present journey to the Tree of Life in Yesod. We are now addressing the lowest manifestation of the animal soul or Nephesch. therefore. This Key may be used alone to invoke the Powers of the Lower Mother. ARN and LIL) which are attributed to that Tree. In our Sanctuary’s System of 234 . The Second Key is a Call of Her. the Yechidah Itself. We recall here a Great Mystery of the 30th Aire. 9 and 10 on that Tree. 5 and 6 on the Tree of Life in Malkuth. invoking the Female aspects of the Universe. Amen. by focusing the Childe’s Eye upon God (by whatever name you call God). The Aspiration of the Soul moves the animal within the Childe. We will be traveling up each Tree of Life in each Sphere. which is the 19 th Key (varied as appropriate by inserting the Name of the Aire at the proper point in the Call). It is the Soul of those Spheres. The 29th Aire (RII). Reference is made to the Yitziratic Hexagram. The 30th Aire (TEX). which contains the entire Universe below IT. God is so revealed in the First and the Last. the Key is used before making the Call of the 30 Aires. until we reach the Tree of Life in Kether. just as the 30 th Aire has correspondence with First Order matters. It has correspondence with Second Order matters. And so we see the connection of the First and the Last Trees of Life. Only by Art is the Childe evolved and transformed to behold these Holy Mysteries. the last on the 10 th and final Tree. These energies are nearing their final form. This Aire is attributed to the Tree of Life in Malkuth. Male in Nature. The Aires are Female in Nature. This Aire concerns the Initiation of the Childe of Malkuth. The influence of the Second Order descends upon the Childe moving the Childe to rise above the physical plane. The Nephesch is formulated upon High and manifests in Malkuth. which must be tamed and placed in service of Spirit to Reverse the Great Curse. This is so through every aspect of the Universe. This is the Great Order of the Universe as shown by the arrangement of the Aires and the Sephiroth. The Malkuth contained in the 30 th Aire is the final Malkuth. the Female and the Male. It feeds on desire and sensual pleasures and is the animal king of the human body. named Ygdrasil.the Solar Tides (generally just before the Tide change) and the Solar Cycles (generally just before the Sun and Moon conjoin in a Sign at the time of the New Moon). We are undertaking another form of the Return Journey. The Life force is communicated through this Aire to the last Aire where it manifests.e. how the First encompasses the Last (completing the Circle in Kether). and only by God’s Will are they revealed.

Malkuth will no longer appear as part of any of the Aires which follow in this Return Journey up throu gh the Aires. They form the Planes or Worlds through which God moves from the perspective of each Sephira. We are concerned here with the Tree of Life in Malkuth. An Aire which encompasses the Spheres numbered 1. is still an 235 . However. Our Journey can thus be viewed as one into the Heavens on a progressively more exalted basis. 2 and 3 (as this Aire does) reveals God from an Atziluthic and Briatic perspective. Let this cause the Eye to look not down. 2 and 3 on the Tree of Life in Malkuth. There is no separation between God and man except in the consciousness of man. we see that every aspect of the Universe is connected and an expression of that which precedes it. Reference is also made to the Pentagram Formula for the First Order. Amen. which is so important to learn to rightly equilibrate the energies and organize your Sphere. P. We now move to the Aire around the Spheres numbered 7. The Aires are the Soul of Nature encircling the Male aspects of Creation. This is a Great Mystery of Malkuth. contained in the Malkuth of the Tree of Life in Hod. the representative of the Second Order to whom the Childe is to initially pray to for initiation is the Childe’s Holy Guardian Angel. 8 and 9 on the Tree of Life in Yesod. Rather. the Malkuth of this Tree (named Ygdrasil) contains entire Universe below IT. This Tree is. For what is shown here is God’s Presence and Power in the First and the Last Trees. The 27th Aire (ZAA). and the Moon of Witchcraft. right focus of the Eye on the Love of God and your Angel will assist in setting the Pentagram aright within the Childe’s Sphere. and move to the Aires about the Tree of Life in Yesod. journey through the Aires to Godhead. From this. We are dealing with the lowest point on the Yitziratic Hexagram. so the energies may run through harmoniously and the Sphere is prepared for higher initiation. but in low aspect. An Aire which encompasses the Spheres numbered 4. but up. Thus we behold Malkuth as a direct link connecting God and man. 5 and 6 reveals God from a Yitziratic perspective. which is truly God’s Kingdom. however. its role or function is to unite as described. We are dealing with the “top” of the Tree of Life in Malkuth. another “route of travel” would be to commence in the Malkuth of the 30th Aire. therefore. God is here manifesting through us. we see the Influence of the Supernals and the Holy Third Order descending into Yitzirah. either deosil (clockwise) or widdershins (counter-clockwise). Consider in this regard that a Return Journey up through the 30 Aires to reach Godhead is one “route of travel”. may effectively serve to move the Sphere through the Planes. so the Aires may be perceived as the Heavens surrounding the Spiritual (Male) manifestations which they reveal. This continues to be the case up the Trees of Life until we come to the Tree of Life in Kether. As noted in connection with the 30th Aire. We are God’s hands on Earth. Amen. Movement in any direction within the Great Circle is possible.S: As the Aires are aspects of the Goddess. Additional Commentary: As we move through the Aires. the Sphere must unformulate on the existing plane and reformulate according to the laws of the new plane. And so circumambulation. We are concerned here with the Moon. An Aire encompassing lower Spheres reveals God in lower planes. And so we see Yitzirah manifesting our Earth.Initiation. They form the Body of God in which the Male aspects manifest. From this. As has been explained in other papers of the Sanctuary. We now prepare to leave the Aire about the Kether of Malkuth. encompassing All. This. to provide insight into the Royal Path and Process of Initiation. This is contained in the Malkuth of the Tree of Life in Yesod. This is what is addressed in this paper. directly to Kether and the First Aire. This Aire encompasses the Spheres numbered 1. The 28th Aire (BAG). in turn. We. and move in the opposite direction in the Great Circle.

It is Nuit who is the True Hierophant of this New Aeon. The Son is the Holy Guardian Angel. This Aire surrounds the Spheres numbered 4. and its organization. Your Duty is to Reverse the Curse. Praise. The Great Curse is upon all of mankind. By doing so. the center tube of the Wand of Prometheus is hallowed to allow the Fire of Spirit to run cleanly through. who manifests Her and the Son. Glory and Worship unto the Lord of Force and Fire. She formulates and moves Hadit. they must be seized. Let every motion strengthen your Sphere. once the opportunities are presented. Reference is made to Ra-Hoor-Khuit. This requires right balance of the Sphere in all directions. Nuit cries to Her Children to return to Her! She is the Moon most High and in its lowest aspect. (The Wand of Nuit is described in “Additional Commentary” added at the end of the paper entitled “The Sword and The Caduceus”. a new race of men and woman are to be created who walk the Earth consciously performing God’s Work and are truly free of the Great Curse. It is She who is truly revealed in the First Aire as Horus. which is found earlier in this book. However. The Arrow is shot straight up the Middle Pillar by the Childe aspiring for redemption. Both the Aires and the Tree of Life in Yesod have Feminine qualities. as the perspective from Yesod is exalted. She is in your Soul. This is how the Pentagram is set aright within a Childe of Earth. The Yitziratic aspects of the Moon are highlighted in this Aire. emphasis has been placed on the Sanctuary’s teachings regarding the formulae of the Planes.) 236 . which largely prevail. 5 and 6 on the Tree of Life in Yesod. the Plane is unlocked which allows the energies of the Plane to run through the Sphere. who is a Male manifestation that in turn reveals Her. to Heal Her Children. In this way. The formulae of the Magickal Planes are like keys to magickal locks. You simply need to call to Her for insight and guidance.aspect of the Moon in the Highest. who is further revealed in this Aire as an aspect of Nuit. The lessons here relate both to those of the Paths of Qoph and Ayin. and Ra-Hoor-Khuit is a Being enthroned in Kether as the Hierophant of this New Aeon. By rightly focusing the Eye. Appeal to Her through your heart. You simply need to focus the Eye to see it. the animal within is washed by the Love of the Goddess so the animal serves and does not hinder. Amen. The Love of the Goddess surrounds you. and step out of the darkness of ignorance and into the Light of Divine Wisdom found on the Path. The Wand of Nuit is granted to those who return to Her. His True Nature has now been revealed. whose image is of the Six-Fold Star. first as applied to you and then to assist others in doing so. The bonds of the Great Curse of the Fall of Man are easily lifted off. Ra-Hoor-Khuit is produced in Their Union. He is a symbol of this New Aeon. There is darkness everywhere. She is always there with and for you. If you seek to move rightly. She moves you. This is part of the Great Curse. There is an animal within you. The Love and Light of Nuit’s Chalice is the Love and Light of the Crowned Childe. The Eye is directed upwards to the Mouth of God which speaks of the Covenant to redeem those who lift themselves up to rise above the physical and place the senses and desires in right perspective. The 26th Aire (DES). The Royal Path of Initiation is before you. There are many Beings of many Planes. which turns the Eye down. Additional Commentary: For the reasons given in the Account of the 26 th Aire. as will be shown. and moves under Their Power which is Hers. Unlock the Planes from the lowest to the Highest. the darkness brought on by ignorance. This is the Prayer of the Goddess. Amen. The voices scream that the Childe only has to rightly focus the Eye to behold first the Light and then the Holy Darkness which is veiled by the Light. The Face of Spirit has been unveiled for the Universe to behold. if you simply make the effort. The Wand of God progressively manifests within the vessel of the Childe as the Sphere is organized according to the formula of each Plane. As the Sphere is organized according to the formula of the Plane. opportunities will arise.

and wash it with Love so it may be tamed and placed in right service. It is all so simple and so beautiful. Love sweetens the animal soul and focuses and concentrates the animal will. All else follows from there. The Goddess calls to you now. It tempers the Fire of Will. 8 and 9 on the Tree of Life in Hod. Love. and something we all seem to know. in doing so. whose thoughts and emotions are revealing the Son who is the Holy Guardian Angel and the issue of the Woman. which is never ending. when tempering is appropriate. where we have come from. This Work is accomplished by Art. to evolve as a Lion-Childe. When the Eye is not rightly focused. Amen. look outwards. as the Childe becomes confounded by sensual desire. However. and seek the Royal Path of Initiation. Love is the beginning. Divine Love abides in your Soul. repeatedly emphasized in the Sanctuary’s teachings but how few truly keep the Eye focused on the Shekinah – on Supernal Love which may be exalted to that flowing from Nuit’s Chalice. It is always with you. When the Eye is rightly focused. It is the fundamental force driving everything. which must be overcome and reversed Childe by Childe to redeem all of mankind. 2 and 3 on the Tree of Life in Yesod. The Aires are aspects of the Goddess. We simply choose Love or we do not. Love. When we have Love. The Love of God in the Highest abides within you. Crowned and Conquering going forth performing God’s Great Work in ever increasing harmony with the forces of the Universe.The 25th Aire (UTI). illusion. She redeems Her wicked Children by turning their Eye to Her. The Will then may be concentrated and directed to its end. The Gods live through you. Love. we are not. the Childe is fed by Her in ways which nurture the Childe along the Chosen Way. Will is Mercury. we regain our Starry heritage. We ascend the Planes and the Aires by rightly focusing the Eye on Love. Love the animal within you. and who we serve. The lesson of Love is to Love. In this way. This is the sole choice of the Childe. The Eye is on the Woman in the form of the Daughter. and is attained in Initiation by Loving. This Aire encompasses the Spheres numbered 1. and in no way want to deny you the pleasures of Earth. Turn the Eye inwards and. Every moment is an opportunity to express the Love which is in you. but an Arrow of True Will is shot only by God’s Hand into and out of Love. we have everything. like an Arrow shot by a skilled Archer. disharmony and confusion prevail. We have forgotten what we are. Love washes and restores calm and peace. This equilibrium derives from Love. This Aire is about the Spheres numbered 7. It reveals the Woman of Yesod in the most exalted sense. Only by right focus of the Eye on Divine Love is redemption possible. there is the matter of the Great Curse. Let Love and Will balance throughout the Planes. However. 237 . Yet how few take the time to investigate the matter. and Love is the end. Love is found within. However. Initiation is the theme. As we speak of the Woman in manifestation. She appears upon High and upon low. and to attain through Love. we feel empty. Love All as God for All is of God. Enough cannot be said about the importance of Love in this World and in the Initiation process. Amen The 24th Aire (NIA). as Hod and Netzach are balanced and the Water is separated from the Fire. Heed Her call. When we don’t seem to. All may be enjoyed while keeping the Eye rightly focused. See through the Eye of God. and so the Great Order of the Universe is ever changing in a state of perfect equilibrium. we speak of Babalon the Beautiful. We simply need to remember. We believe ourselves to be the Archer shooting the Arrows of our Will. Love is the focus of the Work. to assert the animal will to focus the Eye. We may look for arrows in the quiver and arm the bow. and calls to you to experience the energized ecstatic loving embrace of the Goddess. and what is attained in the Work. All is accomplished by Love. and is not the Goddess Love?! Love is Venus. The lesson is a simple one. who is a lower aspect of Nuit but a separate Being who manifests Nuit Supernally.

and may enjoy the pleasures of Heaven and Earth in the course of your service. personal will or personal action. to the Moon. Tread now the Path of Divine Joy. 5 and 6 on the Tree of Life in Hod. For what abides within is of such pure and perfect beauty that any words would taint. Your Light is God’s Light. gather your resources and undertake the Holy Work with courage. but the Light is not your own. Use all that you have experienced. Initiation involves a stripping away of the layers of the self to arrive at the True Self. You are called to duty now.only lessons. Amen. evolve. equilibrate. equilibrate. Yet God is here now. Amen. We behold God in man. There is more to this life than the path of pleasure. Equilibration opens the Eye to the energies. evolve. You are a Star. Focus. Invoke. the duty will be rightly performed glorifying God. equilibrate. as the Childe climbs the Tree of Life seeking the Knowledge and Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel. and assists us in attaining a more Universal perspective. When we invoke. 2 and 3 on the Tree of Life in Hod. Nuit embraces that. We look from Earth to the Gods in Heaven. evolve. which are engines of truth and beauty and turn the Eye to God. However. yet an indivisible part of the Whole. Crushed we are by the weight of this World. unique. You shine. to Venus and to the Sun. as the Curse of the Fall of Man has confounded man by his senses. We adore Thee in Holy Silence. Who are you? How may you serve God? To what purpose are you fitted to serve the Great White Brotherhood? Strip away notions of personal separateness. Dark may God appear. Your Life is God’s Breath.The 23rd Aire (TOR). which involves an absorption and integration of the energies into the Sphere. no soaring in the Womb of the Goddess. not on gain but on duty and. we balance and assimilate. The work begins with you who you perceive as separate from the rest of the Universe. thereby. The path of pleasure which man treads provides short-term gratification but is unrewarding or unsatisfying over the long-term. There will be obstacles and ordeals. The 22nd Aire (LIN). Free your self by turning your Eye to God and ask for liberation on the Royal Path of Initiation. There comes a time when the path of pleasure ends and the Path of Divine Joy begins. which is foreshadowed by the Mystery of the Childe of Kether who finds the True Self in Selflessness. Even the darkness teaches through pain and suffering. and placing your self in God’s service. Are not the lessons always the same?! Invoke. The senses are the chains to the physical world. God and the Devil are One. transcend the physical and notions of personal separateness and find Unity in God. Ignorance is abounding among man. You pick which aspect teaches you. we call energies or forces into the Sphere. Proceed with courage into the dark so that you may find the Light and the Love which manifests IT. But why such Holiness is such an early Aire as TOR?! Are not the Mysteries revealed in the First Order and progressively exalted?! No sooner than we lift ourselves up from Earth do we find ourselves flying. This is the Mystery of the Childe of Nuit most exalted. This Aire is about the Spheres numbered 4. There is no-thing to give up and every-thing to gain. We all have our unique course of evolution as a Star. equilibrated and experienced with each step. which is your Secret Center. to Mercury. however. and ignorance is the darkness which veils the Light and Her Holiness. 238 . which veil the Spiritual Being indwelling man. yet before us everywhere is God. When we equilibrate. Being is found in Not-Being. Invoke often. Sacrifice them to the Infernal Gods. We look and there appears to be No-God. Is not all of life a lesson in pain and suffering?! Lift off the bonds of darkness. Invoke. It is all about the focus of the Eye. transcend human sorrow and find True Life in the Love and Light of God. so they may be burnt and no more. There are no mistakes . This Aire is about the Spheres numbered 1. Things must be set right. The Sphere evolves from this process so it may be progressively identified with the Holy One and the Holy None (the Qabalistic Zero).

and Her Name is Love. The Wisdom and Love of God will be your guide. Great power and great beauty is seen in Her. fostering Justice. The Childe of Chesed is to evolve into a Mighty King or Queen and then into the Virgin Daughter to continue to evolve in accord with the Formula of the Tetragrammaton. 5 and 6 on the Tree of Life in Netzach. The Love washes. There could be many accounts of each Aire. She abides in All. friends and even casual acquaintances. 8 and 9 on the Tree of Life in Netzach. The Universe responds to Her Word. Such is the Mystery of the Childe of Chokmah. Additional Commentary: There is great difficulty in communicating an account of the Aires for different messages could be communicated based on level of Initiation. which revolves. Enlighten us through Love. moving what it is to be moved. the Wheel turns the Angels’ cry!!! They turn at Her Hand. Change is the basis of stability. We behold God upon high nurturing all below with the Holy Water. all of which could be accurate. The animal will is seen only as an extension of God’s will.The 21st Aire (ASP). every thought. Is there no greater or more important task than to serve God with a loving and devoted heart?! Cannot you serve your charges best by serving God and evolving as a vessel for the Light and Love of God to shine through?! O’ my God. All change is at Her Hand. The Aires contain the Wisdom of the Aeons and are the substance flowing from the Robe of the High Priestess of Atu II and forming the rivers flowing through the Tarot. She moves the axle which stirs the energies and causes the revolution. This Aire is about the Spheres numbered 7. As She speaks. All of Initiation involves change. to heighten awareness as to the Nature of the Aires. and at the same time She appears as the Holy Guardian Angel. and assist in the healing of the human race. Mother and Son manifesting the Daughter. but they are positive manifestations in the Aires. and through the symbols you are given – your family. and we behold them as such. Love All. Is not this a task of the Childe of Chesed?! And is not Venus Love?! The message continues to repeat itself – Love rules the Universe. Initiates will then derive their own meanings from the accounts in the context of their own initiations. Therefore. As we travel through the Aires. She appears to be manifesting the Daughter in Malkuth. Human love may thereby be transformed into a form of bhakti or practice of Loving God who is seen in all. I behold Thy Face. To Love God is a means of serving God. Balance. She appears all at once as Father. Crowned with a Diadem of Stars. we continue to experience the Spirits of God on an ever more exalted basis. Her Essence abides in them. She is the Aires. spiral energies issue forth from Her mouth. if you allow it to be. Every thing you do. which is easily washed and placed in service of God for those who love God. All of evolution is change. It is the Nature of the Female about the Male which is to be communicated in this paper. Love nurtures as Venus reappears. which are the Waters of Creation. You then become a Source of Light and Love to the Universe. Amen. Initiation involves coming to know and experience different aspects of the Universe through the Holy 239 . word and deed must be placed in service. and IT beams with warmth and Love. This is seen in all work below. and allows the Love and Light of God to shine through you and help all those around you. which is governed by IT. here in the form of human love. Venus appears as the King’s Daughter. Your Magick is practiced in all aspects of how you live your life. The Aires are the Feminine aspects surrounding the Male manifestations of the Sephiroth. This Aire is about the Spheres numbered 4. The Sephiroth also have male and female characteristics. Harmony and Love and establishing the Law. Is She not Nuit as Venus?! Is She not Nuit moving the Childe?! Is She not the Childe?! The Gunas revolve. every task you perform. May the Light of the Divine Wisdom transform and heal us. The 20th Aire (KHR). She bears the Scepter showing She has the Power of the King.

The Work is not easy. but what is paid is of no value and what is gained is God’s Embrace and Love. remains a Childe. and there are ordeals to be endured before man regains their Starry heritage.Work. the Aires speak to All. The 18th Aire (ZEN). love and devotion to the Holy Names of God. 2 and 3 on the Tree of Life in Netzach. The tasks are not always easy or fun. Amen. Love and let Love not be degraded or soiled in any way. The Childe of Earth evolves into the Virgin Daughter. and the Glory is 240 . from this perspective. Eventually. Within the vessel. The 19th Aire (POP). Love is a means of coming to know these aspects as they abide in the Aires. but perform them rightly. the Glory of God in the Highest may shine. Your bedroom is your cell in your monastery. Look up and never down. In all cases. Although the Aires are Gates of Understanding to be consecutively opened by those of the Third Order to enter the Cities of Wisdom and further Illumine the Natal Crown. the Work becomes more about others and less about the Initiate until the Third Order when the Childe has been Redeemed and now works as part of the Body of God to redeem the rest of mankind. to the subject matter of the Work. to recognize those aspects as part of your Self. Every one of us is important. Beyond this. which is so simple and so little understood for the Love we speak of is Divine Love. Amen. We endure. You have the ability to do that exactly where you are in your lives. As an aspect of the Goddess. 8 and 9 on the Tree of Life in Tiphareth. The Sun brings Light and Life to man. Yea. So does the Son. however. The First and Second Orders are about evolving the Little Tree which the Childe embodies. and every one of us makes a difference. and allow your prayers to be answered. or is there a higher purpose? In the absence of the latter. As Initiation progresses beyond Tiphareth. We attempt to maintain right balance and move ever so rightly along the Chosen Way. This is the price all must pay to Reverse the Curse. sit and wait. glory and worship. Love is purified and exalted. and then into the Mother and the Father (the Woman and the Man). the Childe’s Star is consumed by the Fire of Hadit. and remember. Such is always the case. Man has fallen. which is Supernal Love. the Sun in the Aires! We are reminded that the Aires concern all levels of Initiation. Perform every act to the Glory of your God and. There is a cost. The lesson is to direct and concentrate the Ruach (Mind). We sit. We are also reminded that. and so do the Mother and Father and the Holy One who moves All of them. purified by Love. We perform our work. the Childe’s role is to serve as a Redeemer to the Children of Earth. The Eye is wholly on the Shekinah. they always speak to Love and to Death. but in all cases great activity is required. The Sun shines. Not-Being may be attained through Being. We find Eternal Joy. We preach of the Healing Power of Love. we wait for Thy Word. the Childe on Earth remains a vessel and. The Invisible Sun of Kether shines in the Heart of Tiphareth and Illumines All. This role may be fulfilled in private/silence or publically. and perfectly equilibrated. We struggle. This is attained by loving God in all you do from the simplest most miserable little task to the most important. in so doing. Your work at home and elsewhere are your tasks at your monastery. What are we to do with our miserable lives? Are we to patch together brief moments of pleasure and happiness. Glorify God in all that you do. The Angels sing praise. our lives seem almost meaningless. and the Childe attains to the True Self through Selflessness. The Power of Love and to Love is shown. It is in the nature of the Work to teach and to Heal. as the Childe evolves. This Aire is about the Spheres numbered 1. pleasurable or reverent task. So what are we to do? How may we serve Thee and the Great White Brotherhood? Pray. This Aire is about the Spheres numbered 7. There is no need to run away to a monastery up in the mountains to utterly devote your self to God and God’s work. not just those of the Third Order. Comfort and Bliss in Thee. as the lower is washed and evolves into the Higher.

there is nothing besides a “little pile of dust” which enters the City of the Pyramids in Binah. This Aire is about the Spheres numbered 4. 2 and 3 on the Tree of Life in Tiphareth. it is God’s life to be lived as God so Wills. and generally results in a further Illumination of the Angel’s Crown and an elevation of the Angel to a Higher Being (who may be appointed thereafter to further work with the new Childe of Binah but as counsel or a Secret Chief). All is of God. It is best that they never get out of balance. and then the Childe is moved by God’s Will accordingly. There is no one to cheat but your self. Treading the Royal Path of Initiation requires courage and determination to do what must be done. There may be “things” which we must let go along the Way.ever more exalted as Initiation progresses and we move through the Aires closer to the First. As Nuit says in Liber AL I:58 . Amen. There is a sacrifice of the Holy Guardian Angel when the Little Tree is broken and the Childe is set upon the Throne of the Mother. however. but there really is no-thing to sacrifice. Death is followed by Life. karma is transcended. There is no will besides God’s Will. To man. what is to be let go is not of man’s will but a matter of Natural Law. This. There is no desire but God’s Desire. This may be the case. into the standard of your True Will. There are accounts which must be maintained and balanced. The animal will directs the Eye. and so is Justice. It is. Your life is not your life. The 17th Aire (TAN). Nature is just but not necessarily fair. The Fire and Water create perfect balance on the Middle Pillar. in that the Initiate has a clear course of action which sometimes seems to not take into account the opinions of others. represents an accomplishment of the Great Work of the Angel. Sacrifice is perceived as a part of Initiation. The remnants of once was is the “dust” of the Childe. Amen. and a great deal must be dealt with to transcend the karma. And so it is for the Initiate who has entered the King’s Chamber in Tiphareth and become a Young King or Queen. The Eye of God is always upon you. who becomes Nemo – the Childe is no longer a man but an embodiment of the Great Mother in Binah and part of the Body of God. for many of us. once we rise above Yitzirah. as the Childe expresses Will and Chia – the Life Force. There is no getting away with anything. we must move rightly in accord with the Word. We must calculate rightly which is a part of right action. we learn this late in life. As it is said. and due penalty when so appropriate. Perfect balance is required for Initiation. proper and Righteous. The 16th Aire (LEA). Initiation – these are the themes. This is how We act. honesty and fair dealing are always required in all aspects of life. However. or not. Justice. so the Sun may proceed with the Blessings of All above. and Thy Will be done. which is bestowed with the Great Curse. Truth. Be the Sun. We get our just rewards. What then is sacrifice? As we move along the Chosen Way. Unfortunately. This Aire is about the Spheres numbered 1. if this is so directed in the course of the Work. The Universe responds to the Word of the King spoken in the Voice of the Master. The Holy Work must not be left undone! No-thing is sacrificed if what is done is in accord with the Law. And so the King speaks the Word and brings Justice and Liberation to man. Amen. There is Unity in the Supernal Realm and so there is right balance – perfect equilibrium – at all times. the Work of an Initiate may at times seem selfish. Resolve everything. The Childe’s Initiation proceeds by serving as a receptacle of the Fire of the All-Father. There is direct correspondence with Kether – the Natal Crown shines brightly. when the Little Tree is broken. all thoughts. and so the pile of dust which enters the City of the Pyramids is burnt to a White ASh and placed in an Urn in the Tomb of the All-Father. However. 5 and 6 on the Tree of Life in Tiphareth. 241 . words and deeds. There is a human choice to direct the Eye to God. Perfect balance. Look to God’s Face. therefore.“nor do I demand aught in sacrifice”.

There are multiple aspects of this Aire. There appears to be that which is above and that which is below. The Childe’s body then evolves as a Pure Vessel. There will be ordeals. The Childe will Return by action or by physical death. Geburah reflects the Element of Fire on the Tree of Life. with all of its animal desires. Amen. The Holy Guardian Angel appears to stand between God and man as a Guard to those who may “cross the Abyss”. but how few actually take action to further their own redemption. there really is no above or below. We behold Babalon manifesting that which is below Her and Her Womb in which all change below occurs. We behold the God of Change – the God of All motion in the Universe.The 15th Aire (OXO). Initiation is a simple process once the basic tenets are grasped. man and God are One. The 13th Aire (ZIM). The Holy Mother awaits Her wicked little Children who She nourishes with Light and Love. through which the Fire and Will of God will run though untainted. the Childe may Reverse the Great Curse and reclaim His Starry heritage. The 14th Aire (UTA). 8 and 9 on the Tree of Life in Geburah. This Aire is about the Spheres numbered 1. The experience of the adventure is heightened by the interposition of the animal soul in the Childe. Water and Fire are balanced in the Air. Your voices carry great power if only you can learn to speak Truth. Geburah is Severity. Amen. The language of the Holy Oaths is simple enough. The Little Tree appears to create distance between man and God. While we behold the Sword of Chesed extending into Assiah. words and deeds. Liberation is just around the corner. 2 and 3 on the Tree of Life in Geburah. Through the Childe’s Work. So take them! Fulfill the roles which have been appointed for you by fulfilling your Holy Duties to God. Then it is simply a matter of doing – abiding by the Holy Oaths. Unswerving devotion to the Work is emphasized as the Eye always remains on the Work as these exalted states of consciousness are attained. We see here another Spirit of God in a purer Aire. As Chesed is Mercy. You are NEMO with dirt on your clothes. There is no 242 . to see if the Childe has the strength to overcome the animal within and perform the Work. but cast out – there is no separation. However. 5 and 6 on the Tree of Life in Geburah. and nothing else. we also behold a coming together on the Return Journey through the Aires. The Grand Illusion of the Abyss which separates God and man is beheld. The Childe of Chokmah expresses that Will in all the Childe does. You just need to clean-up to get to the Pure Center. In casting down such as in the Great Fall of Man. The Childe will eventually be redeemed. This Aire is about the Spheres numbered 4. No man or NEMO is initiated as a Childe of Binah only when the Little Tree is gone and the embodied Starry structure is recognized to be none other than God’s. No one is really harmed by the Great Curse as there really is no one other than God. We see God acting through the evolving Childe who becomes a more exalted and transparent vessel for the Light and Love of God to shine through. Who moves you Childe? Is it not God?! We turn our Eye unto Thee but it is Thee who so moves the Eye when the animal Childe has been placed in service of Thee. You simply need to take the walk. Work is required to overcome the Grand Illusion. but it is not. action is required of man to do this. Do what must be done! This is the Law of Thelema – Do True Will. the Angel is God descending to work with you. All is One. the Little Tree is imposed upon man (which is nothing other than a reflection of the Great Tree) to be overcome. as Chokmah expresses IT. We are reminded here that the Childe is a Holy Vessel. It all seems so hard. express IT. all emphasizing the need to equilibrate the Supernal Energies as they flow through the Childe. We are One and come from None. This Aire is about the Spheres numbered 7. Each Oath is consistent with all your other obligations to mankind. We behold God in our own motion – our thoughts. A Childe of Geburah takes the Oath to do only True Will. However. The former has simply forgotten ITS Name. Yea. but you must endure with courage to the Glory of God.

an infinite number of subjects may be addressed. all unfolds. As we see through All. the Childe may speak in the Voice of the Master in furtherance of the Great Work. 8 and 9 on the Tree of Life in Chesed. And so the Word flows into manifestation through our thoughts. In so doing. and especially your charges. who then is prepared to be set upon the Throne of the Great Mother. however. the Sword (or Wand) Flames and the Word is spoken in the Voice of the Master. This would vary from Childe to Childe based on the Childe’s starry make-up. words and deeds. We all have our Work and our various roles 243 . We all have our gardens to tend to. Similarly. Hence. all as God. We are all the Sons and Daughters of Nuit and Hadit. it is said the Aires contain the Knowledge of the Aeons and form the Robe of the High Priestess.the work of man is secondary and is only important once placed in the context of the Great Work.difference between us upon High. the Daughter evolves and Becomes the Virgin Daughter. Everyone’s efforts are important. God and man are One. the Power to Act is something which evolves in those utterly devoted to God’s Work and the Great White Brotherhood. Exalt your being. That Little Tree which you embody simply has to be shed. It is the perspective of the Aire which “flavors” the response. so that you may be moved ever so rightly along the Chosen Way. Live and Love! Life is about the experience – learn from all you have to draw upon. support and Love your Brothers and Sisters. Man is One. The meanings of events. as the Childe works with the Female from the inception of the Initiation Process. to rid your consciousness of the Yitziratic aspects that cause you to perceive a separation between God and man. The quality of the Aires can. and may the Blessings and Power of God be with you. who is Not. for only right speech which is furtherance of the Great Work. By serving as a Source of Light and Love to our charges. Work for God. which is the initial subject of Initiation. and is communicated down the Tree and though the Planes. be communicated to all the Children of Earth. Let the Power of Discrimination be sharpened so you see through God’s Eye. This Aire is about the Spheres numbered 7. our appointed roles to fulfill. Therefore. the foreshadowing of the future. Allow the Love and Light of God to continually purify and consecrate you to the Great Work. that is in accord with the Law and spoken by God (at times through the Childe) carries with it the Power of God. When the Sword flames with the Fire of God. We practice Magick through how we lead our lives. As magickal and spiritual evolution progresses. and vice versa. wearing the Natal Crown as a Mighty King or Queen of God. the Male aspects show the Female aspects. Life is also about the Great Work . Purity comes from doing only True Will and Loving All as God. though the Male and not so much the Female appears to be the subject of the experiments. Therefore. We are all equal under God. The Eye opens by God’s Hand. the power to see and dispose of things according to God’s Will evolves. The Word establishes the Law. The Spoken Word carries Great Divine Power when the Crown is worn. The Aires are also used to deepen the perspective of the Childe of Nuit. There is division below the Supernal Planes and Unity above Yitzirah. See yourself in your Holy Form. The Aires may also be used to affect a magickal/mystickal alchemy within a Childe who is an Adept before they are used to open 30 of the 48 Gates of Understanding. And so Vir evolves into Puella. Within each Aire. Additional Commentary: The Aires are now seen as an entirely separate Initiatory System into the Female of the Universe that complements the Initiation Process of a Member of the Holy Third Order into the Male-Spiritual aspects of the Universe. speak rightly. we fulfill our Holy Duties and promote Universal harmony. Most Exalted. Any such operation would be carefully guided by the Angel so only those Aires most appropriate to complete the alchemical operation are experienced in proper sequence and at the right times. You see God’s purpose which gives meaning. Amen. but our Work and life circumstances differ. The 12th Aire (LOE). nurture.

as the Childe’s vessel is drained and is filled with the Essence of the Great Mother. The Supernal Mother manifests Chesed in Her Womb. for what formulates the question in the mind of the Childe already has the answer to communicate. Serve God and God shall serve you. There is no personal will or action. and the Signs of the Work have changed to be that of the Babe of the Abyss. The next Aire shall take the Childe deep into the Abyss. There is the matter of the Little Tree. You embody God and so they will respond to you. You and God are ever One. We see the Supernal Triad taking the Childe through the Abyss and into Binah. This Aire is about the Spheres numbered 4. There is a separation of God and man only in the consciousness of man. There is only “dust” of the Childe at this point in the Work. who shall make the Childe part of Her Holy Essence. Amen. the more God will evolve that being and reveal the Holy Mysteries. The human ego is seen as purely Divine expression. However. We are the Blood and Life of God here on Earth. There is no separation. She is still the Daughter.the Ruach purified to such a degree that it is now being perceived to be the Ruach Elohim. The 10th Aire (ZAX). Hence is it said that the answer precedes the question. To “cross the Abyss”. Use them as such. Some Children may be more evolved than others. The Virgin Daughter is being prepared. However. The more you devote your being to God. we truly only have one real purpose in this life. but a shedding of any remaining human aspects to allow the necessary transformations to occur and the Childe to be exalted and rise in the Sign of Mater Triumphant. it creates an illusion of separateness. Additional Commentary. up or down. What precedes thought is the Intuition of the Neschamah. The Childe now stands at its edge. as she still embodies the Little Tree. The NOX formula saves. 5 and 6 on the Tree of Life in Chesed. Call to the Holy Angels and the Secret Chiefs for aid. the only choice is how to focus the Eye. the Abyss is the Grand Illusion that must be cast out. But let us remember that the Abyss is the Grand Illusion which separates man and God. 2 and 3 on the Tree of Life in Chesed. The Balances have been attained. The 11th Aire (IKH). Then. It is our sole function to do so.to fulfill. Pure and Perfect. The Ceremony shown on Atu VI entitled the Lovers now occurs. Every expression of your being is God expressing Itself through you. This Aire is about the Spheres numbered 1. leaping into the Arms of the Great Mother in Binah. Move rightly through them as part of your Great Work. And is not the initial source of all illusion the Moon. The Childe has been made Chaste. The Mighty King or Queen has evolved into a Perfect Childe. which must be broken before the Childe may first embody the Great Tree. The Childe is no longer “human” strictly speaking but a Divine vessel. The Little Tree is broken. Consider the ordeals man has experienced over time in service of God. A Jupiter Talisman is prepared during the course of the Work of the Childe of Chesed to purify and consecrate the Childe (which is the true focus of the preparation of the Talisman) as Pure and Perfect. the Tree has been purified by Love and consecrated by Will. The Yitziratic aspects of the Childe have now been “buffed” . Thus. However. ever with the Eye to God to guide. There may seem to be. to the Glory of God. As it has been said. the Childe realizing all being to be wholly Divine. there are no exceptions. There is no you. Amen. even the Great Tree falls. As a reflection. which is to serve as a Holy Vessel for God and to perform God’s Work. the Childe leaps with Love. This is learned when initially working with the Path of Qoph. Let us consider then that the Little Tree is a reflection of the Great Tree. and the Holy Guardian Angel (which 244 . The Grand Illusion that there is a separation of man and God must be cast out. We all bear the Holy Grail. the Childe must dispense with this illusion. Ordeals are opportunities. However. The Eye must be rightly focused to avoid distraction and illusion. the leap does not necessitate a fall.

There now stands No-thing between the Childe and the Mother. She is admitted unto the Supernal Realm. She also responds to the Father. Every person on Earth may reclaim their Starry heritage by taking action to do so. This is how God works on the Earth. Additional Commentary: The Malkuth of the Tree of Life in Binah contains the Tree of Life in Chesed. Binah manifests Chesed. No man is Initiated into Binah. but are never Initiated into Binah (meaning the Aires and corresponding Spiritual Spheres thereof). Let this not be you. we change all of mankind. and the Garden of Eden. By practicing Magick through the symbols we are given. we see again how the Childe rises from Tree to Tree. God’s Hand is seen in every-thing. which is the Heavenly Eden. 8 and 9 on the Tree of Life in Binah. and thereby Becomes the Mother. Rather. it is your True Self which Acts. we see how the Supernal Father precedes the Supernal Mother. As the Childe rises up through the Supernal Triangle into the Supernal Realm. We are reminded here that the Tree of Life in Binah is contained in the Malkuth of the Tree of Life in Chokmah. Amen. All the forces of the Universe will empower. The Sphere must be perfectly organized and evolved on all Planes below before such exalted transformations may occur. the Nature of the Work is to tend to the Childe’s garden. It is said that some are taken across the Abyss and enter the Malkuth of the Tree of Life in Binah. which is fulfilled in this Aire. The Work of the Redeemed Childe is to redeem others. By this. The Childe’s vessel is filled with the Prana of the Great Mother in Binah. Perform the Holy Work simply out of duty and desiring nothing in return. The Mother cares for Her Children. The focus of the Eye changes. Return to Her. Yet He is Known only through Her. whose Powers manifest through Her. the Great Tree is left below and the Childe enters in the Essence of the Mother.seemingly stood between the Mother and the Daughter) is sacrificed. She has Become the Mother. Crossing the Abyss is not difficult for no effort is then required of the Childe. no longer “human” strictly speaking. word and deed in service of God. to those charges which have been brought to the Childe for care and development. All below the Supernal Realm is left behind. And so the Virgin Daughter is redeemed and set upon the Throne of the Mother. The Childe no longer embodies any Tree. You cross only by God’s Hand. and She manifests the Redeemed Childe. women and children in this world. The work is accomplished in advance. Her Holy Duties now change. The Childe is now part of the Body of God. This Aire is about the Spheres numbered 7. The 9th Aire (ZIP). The right attitude towards the Work furthers accomplishment and Initiation. Glory to the Redeemed 245 . They are symbols of all the other men. Be humble. and so the Initiate of Binah is called NEMO (meaning “no man”). These Children sit on the banks of the City of the Pyramids desiring Initiation and speaking of their great magickal accomplishments. The Supernal Triangle is perceived on the lower Briatic Plane (apex in the West). The Childe who began the Return Journey in Assiah has been redeemed and is brought into the Palace of the King’s Daughter. The Great Curse contains within it a Promise for Redemption. In the form of a Childe. and so Binah has always been there waiting to receive the Childe. Love God in all that you do and offer every thought. She experiences Heaven on Earth and Understands. The Childe. Although the Childe’s Initiation remains an issue. all by the Hand of the Holy One. You perform no-thing of your self. and so Understanding evolves. bless and protect your Work in furtherance of this Holy Goal. which directly receives and transmits God’s Will as a Compassionate Witness to God’s Work. the Childe is lifted up by God to the Gates of the Supernal Realm. From this. temporarily embodies the Great Tree. With the Eye wholly focused on the Shekinah. She is to receive from above and transmit to that which is below. The Children of Earth must be redeemed.

sees these Yitziratic experiences as necessary to the evolution of man in relation to the Great Curse. the Angel is God descending the Planes. This is True. It is in Her Nature to respond. the Truth is simple. and the Vessel may be made Pure and Perfect for God to indwell. Becomes the Scarlet Woman. It is said that too much Light is blinding. She is the hallowed tube of the Wand which the Fire runs through. The process of “baking” takes some time. By serving with Love and Understanding. as to the nature of the Work and how best to perform and accomplish the Work. The 7th Aire (DEO). manifesting Him and IT. and be Healed thereby. The Childe of Binah now sees clearly into the Planes below. The Daughter is the Mother. which is His Will. It may seem fantastic at first that a Childe may commune directly with God. and tempers Will. but may be expedited by Understanding the process. However. as well as the Childe. Drink thereof to Divine Love and Life. The 8th Aire (ZID). so the Childe’s consciousness may be progressively exalted to cast out all illusion. It is said that any Childe may take the Oath of the Childe of Binah. Amen. Work nobly out of service and duty. Ask for the Eye to be opened unto the Formulae. between God and man in the consciousness of man. Pain and suffering occur at the junction of Briah and Yitzirah. Amen. How beautiful is She who is every-where and No-Where?! She is many veiled and ever-present. However. just as the Abyss is the Grand Illusion. Endure with courage as a Compassionate Witness. no pain. It is said that the Childe of Binah experiences the Vision of Sorrow. Love is the answer and the key. Let Her Power to Love Silence the Waters to all but Her Desire. The focus is on the relations of Briah and Yitzirah. 2 and 3 on the Tree of Life in Binah. especially until purity has been attained and exemption is granted from most ceremony. and She will respond. no suffering in the Supernal Realm. However. who is Love. You have no magickal powers or skill. This Aire is about the Spheres numbered 4. but you cannot desire Her. Any magickal powers or skill that you may exhibit or experience are of God. an illusion of sorts. regardless of prior Work. without desire. whose consciousness has been exalted to the Briatic Realm. As the Childe of Binah receives the Fire of the All-Father and moves along the Path of Daleth. Hail unto the Goddess. Your blood is Her blood. albeit necessary at first. 5 and 6 on the Tree of Life in Binah. Project rightly in furtherance of the Great Work. the Childe. God formulates and moves the Angel. we have every-thing which is No-Thing. This Aire is about the Spheres numbered 1. To do so would entail disaster. However. Evolution requires the Scarlet Woman to be produced before the Childe may be transformed into a Magus. and the Role of the Holy Guardian Angel in relation to mankind. and witnesses these phenomena with Compassion and Understanding. With Love. evolution rightly proceeds.Daughter in Malkuth. The Holy Guardian Angel is seen merely a link. Their blood is One. Wisdom is found in Understanding. God moves through all of us. All illusion must be cast out to Return to the Womb of the Mother. therefore. This has been disclosed in the writings of the Sanctuary. A Childe of Binah. partaking of the Fire. we must “clean-up” before God allows us to Return to Eden. The Childe of Binah Understands. Love unites Wisdom with Understanding. the prior Work assists in organizing the Childe’s Sphere according to the Formulae of the Planes and cleaning it up. The Eucharist of Blood (DM) is of great importance in the practice of Magick. She continually gives of Herself to Her Children which are of Her. There is no Sorrow. God lives through you. The Little Tree is a reflection of the Great Tree within the Sphere of the Childe and. 246 . It is He who projects. and are engines of truth and beauty just as any other guidance we receive from God. She awaits thee. There is Magickal Formulae to be fulfilled in connection with each Oath for a Sephira. Amen. God is communing directly with you every moment of your life.

to further cause you to pray for relief. All are chosen to be redeemed. eventually partakes of its Nature. Love is the Law. This is a promise of God to those who turn their Eye to God to be redeemed.The 6th Aire (MAZ). and even the Urn disappears as the Childe ceases Becoming and enters into Being. Move when you hear the Word and as God Wills. Great Wisdom is conveyed in this Aire for it shows correct perspective. For what exists beyond this World is of far greater beauty than any thing on Earth – Perfect Peace and Bliss. The Fire is sent down this Tau moving all below in accord with the Word. The Holy Tau of Ygdrasil formulates within the Blade. where only Nuit and Hadit exist. Additional Commentary: The Fire of God also causes the Ordeals of Initiation. This is all a matter of perspective. Within Her manifests the Fire. As a result. to be redeemed from the pain and suffering of this World. and proceed ever to the Glory of God. She is the Grand Hierophant. Consider all of your life events in an Initiatory context. the Will and the Glory of God. This is the Law of Thelema. War. The dust. having been submitted to the Fire of the All-Father. Hadit and Ra-Hoor-Khuit as the Face of Spirit. It is True that our Starry structures are shown by our Natal Crowns. Upon High. Nuit’s Chalice touches the Square of the Holy One at the Apex of the Blade. She formulates and moves Him. Love is under Will only below Kether. it is an indivisible part of the Whole. This Aire is about the Spheres numbered 7. Love is the sole Ruling Principle. We are moved by God in all ways. the Fire consumes all remnants. Every Ordeal is an opportunity. However. Love tempers Will as it is expressed. What will it take to turn your Eye to God? The Angels are militant in this New Aeon. Nevertheless. The Eye is opened by God to the Childe’s degree of Initiation. Many who are innocent get caught in the cross-fire. The Universe is then gradually reduced down to the Holy Trinity of Nuit. It is said that the little pile of dust (representing the remnants of a Childe’s being) which entered the City of Pyramids upon being admitted as a Childe of Binah is burnt to a White “ASh” (Hebrew for fire) and placed in an Urn in the Tomb of the All-Father when the Childe is admitted as a Childe of Chokmah. some more evolved than others. Your Star is unique. 8 and 9 on the Tree of Life in Chokmah. The Urn holds. and behold God’s Wisdom unfold. this tempering does not weaken. However. 5 and 6 on the Tree of Life in Chokmah. In all due course. The Pentagram represents the manifest powers of the All-Father. to reclaim our Starry heritage and to Reverse the Great Curse which caused the Fall of Man. We see here the Supernal Father moving the Childe along the Chosen Way. who moves you through your Spirit and senses. The Symbol of Alchemical Sulphur appears showing one of the three markers delineating the Blade. The 5th Aire (LIT). renouncing selfish works and surrendering the rewards of our work to God. those who do not will experience the Fire of God in the form of pain and suffering until the Eye turns. This is further shown by the Paths leading from Chokmah (Vau. We do no-thing in and of ourselves. The only Law is to do God’s Will. disaster and catastrophe are all tools serving God. We seemingly struggle with giving “ourselves” to God. Amen. However. We first behold God through ITS various aspects. We look to God for Initiation. this struggle is but illusion. which expresses the Will and is the basis for the Law. This Aire is about the Spheres numbered 4. but strengthens the Hand of God which is felt as the Strength of Spirit. Within each Childe of Earth is a Perfect Childe waiting to be released. They will do what it takes to make change. it is Nuit above who moves All. who moves 247 . Heh and Daleth). thus showing the entire Universe below. as the Magus (still of Briah) receives from Kether and then expresses. which further purify the Initiate for progress. which itself is the Sigil of Fire. We are all pure vessels. which is the Point of Rising unto the Atziluthic Plane. However.

This includes Heru-Ra-Ha. The Arrow points up in Becoming but down in Being. You do not act. A. Perform the Holy Work. Do what must be done. The True Self is attained through Selflessness. which is called the Holy Ygdrasil. where by God an Initiate may climb through the Planes to access the Atziluthic Plane on the Square of the One. There is end and beginning. For the Initiate. which is always expressive (as is Aleph). the Crown is ever One and cannot be divided. 8 and 9 on the Tree of Life in Kether. and They formulate and manifest Their many aspects below.L.G. The Childe of Chokmah expresses God’s Will. we all do this all the time. we express God’s Being. The Holy Work must not be left undone! Initiation awaits. as the current once expressed must be balanced by Love. You express the Light and Love of God at all times.Hadit. On the Holy Tau of Ygdrasil. and Life after Death as the Childe has reached the final stages of Becoming. The Sign is of Silence. Magician and Messenger of the Gods. Perfect Rest. Heru-Ra-Ha and the Magus. Your Being is in God. The vessel of the Childe is filled with the Prana of the All-Father. In Truth. There is no-thing to fear. the Squares numbered 7. The Star you are is simply another expression or aspect of God. the True Self is attained through the perfect practice of Selflessness. The 3rd Aire (ZOM). In Becoming. You are a unique Star of God flaming brightly in the Universe. Babalon the Beautiful is a lower aspect of Nuit attributed to Binah. the Childe’s Eye is opened unto the Crown and ITS True Nature. and express the Life of God. but your Crown is in Atziluth. 2 and 3 on the Tree of Life in Chokmah. There is Perfect Peace. and what was seen as the Childe’s Star in Chokmah is now perceived to be that of Hadit as a Male manifestation. who perfectly expresses both the Light and Love of God. the Sphere of the Childe must be rightly ordered through all the Planes for the current to run cleanly through. we seek God. However. The 4th Aire (PAZ). and Truth in Being. We now speak of the Tomb of the All-Father and the end of Becoming. at the Apex of the Blade which meets the Apex of Nuit’s Chalice. The Star of the Childe is then consumed in the Fire of Hadit. God acts through you. just as the Childe is a vessel. We behold Thoth on the Path of Beth. There is falsehood in Becoming. There are no mistakes. The Word is the Will and the basis of the Law which is carried out below. The hallowed tube of the Wand must be clear of all obstruction for the Fire to be perfectly expressed. This Aire is about the Spheres numbered 1. which contains and manifests the entire Universe below. Thoth appears in both expressions. We all embody Adam Qadmon (the Supernal Man). You wear the Crown of God. Further. This Aire is about the Spheres numbered 7. For this Aire shows further evolution of the Childe. you are subject to the Great Curse. as the Scribe. However. Amen. just as the Childe is of the Body of God. Amen. All exists by the Virtue of this Holy Tau. 8 and 9 form a triangle around the Square numbered 10. The vessel is of God’s creation. May your Eye open from an Atziluthic perspective and there be an end of Becoming. Change equals stability. As evolution proceeds. In Being. The ASh is the Fire of the All-Father. There is nothing to forgive. Your personality is determined by your Natal Crown. The dust of the Childe has been burnt to a White ASh and placed in an Urn in the Tomb.A. The Childe receives from Atziluth. This includes you. you have no Star. Even the Childe of Chokmah is of Briah. The Urn is a vessel. The Tomb shows Death. to maintain perfect equilibrium. There is No-thing but Nuit and Hadit in Atziluth. In Truth. Born a human being. and must overcome the animal within to Reverse the Curse and reclaim your Starry heritage. as Becoming has ended in Being. on which All is represented. all of which are Their Children. it forms a “Stairway to Heaven”. Your feet are in Assiah Childe. The entire 248 . and in Chokmah as the Magus. followed by Triumph. There is Divine Life within the Childe of Kether.

yet Most Holy. The 1st Aire (LIL). This Aire surrounds the Spheres numbered 4. 2 and 3 on the Tree of Life in Kether. is His Beloved Concubine. Unto Thee!!! Amen. Additional Commentary: A diagram of the Holy Tau of Ygdrasil follows. As we rise from Briah to Atziluth on the Tree of Life in Kether. which are Male in Nature. The manifestation of One reveals the Other. Nuit formulates the Will expressed in the First Aire. a manifestation of Them. She formulates and moves All. Pure and Perfect. the Highest and Truest Form of the Goddess who encompasses Him of the First Aire. is under Will in the Second Aire. Not-Being Exists in the Aire Itself and what lies beyond. as this is the True Nature of Things. He is the Childe of Nuit and Hadit. NORTH 1 2 3 6 9 4 8 10 7 5 SOUTH The 2nd Aire (ARN). He is the Lord of Initiation in this New Aeon. Babalon. ascend the Stairway to Being. Love All as God. She is Babalon the Beautiful. She precedes He who abides in the First Aire. Yet All are aspects of Her. who is Love. Babalon is the Goddess encompassing all below the Lord of the New Aeon. Rise from your human existence to Divine Life. The Law of Thelema is so explained. The Chalice formulates the Blade. and Babalon the Beautiful. we encounter the Lord of the New Aeon. who is Nuit. Ra-Hoor-Khuit sitting upon the Throne in Kether of Ygdrasil.Universe will support you. Chokmah and Binah. You need only turn your Eye to God. Nuit is Love. that abides in the First Aire. Amen. This Aire surrounds the Spheres numbered 1. As we rise to the Apex of the Blade. and Babalon. There is No-Thing but God. It is Heru-Ra-Ha. as a Feminine aspect of the Universe. Then. to behold God’s Loving embrace. is a lower aspect of Nuit. we encounter the Being of Hadit and the Not-Being of Nuit. which is Negative or Female in Nature. and then appears as Babalon and through every other Feminine aspect of the Universe throughout the Planes. He is the Crowned and Conquering Childe of Nuit and Hadit. We are to do the same. abiding beyond the First Aire. They formulate and move even Him. The Holy One expresses Itself as the two. We encounter the Positive manifestations of Godhead in the Sephiroth. for All is of God. there is Godhead which abides even above the First Aire (the Qabalistic Zero). and the Holy Tau of Ygdrasil therein from which All of Creation flows. No One Truly exists but Them. called Ygdrasil. Nuit and Hadit are in constant Holy Union. and Babalon the Beautiful who abides in the Second Aire receives Him. Babalon as the Goddess is thus also ever present throughout All Planes. who is God or IT manifesting in a Male aspect. and Loves All as Herself. 5 and 6 on the Tree of Life in Kether. who is also Ra-Hoor-Khuit and Horus in varying aspects. The entire Universe abides in Nuit’s Womb. There is Being in the Holy One. There is only One who is None – the Qabalistic Zero. who we adore in all of our Holy Rites. He who abides in the First Aire manifests therein. so pray to Him to 249 . The Universe is formulated and moved by the Light and Love flowing from Nuit’s Chalice. Nuit abides upon High. Love is the Law of the Universe. We behold the Goddess and Her Children.

And so an Account of the 30 Aires is rendered to further assist the Children in Understanding Their True Holy Nature and the Great Work.) A AB ABR ABRA ABRAH ABRAHA ABRAHAD ABRAHADA ABRAHADAB ABRAHADABR ABRAHADABRA 93 93/93 250 . Love under Will. red. as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) On behalf of the Sanctuary of Thoth Completed Die Sol. and Feminine in Nature. Consider the Natal Crown as your Holy Circle. and the Crown Jewel in the Center.empower.v. We are all the Children of Nuit. The Love flowing from her Chalice formulates and moves even Hadit. See them covering your head. She is Horus in one of Her many aspects. Sol in Aquarius. Her Love is the Sole Ruling Power of this Universe. and so are all of the Children of Earth. Luna in Scorpio Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus. Go forth Crowned Childe! Amen. yellow and green. (February 15. which is the Crown of God that you wear. the Children of God. And now we perceive more. the Elements are organized into quadrants with the proper colors. Within the Crown Circle. The Eye is opened unto Nuit’s Chalice beyond the Blade. They are “God” in the androgynous sense. 2009 e. blue. She is the Yechidah. In Union with Hadit. The Light flowing from the Chalice appears as the Holy Jewel atop of and illumining the Natal Crown. You are Her in one of Her other aspects. Received by ACh LA. It is the Crown Jewel. bless and protect your Holy Work in all ways. the Soul of All. Love and Blessings unto Thee!!! Love is the Law.

Your experiences will speak to you in a way that no other thing can. the demons will no longer distract but will serve. you must ask questions. In this way. to be initiated into its Glory and Power. To be an Initiate involves finding the answers to these questions through your own direct experiences. The Childe must have courage and determination to overcome the demons. imposes great responsibility. To the contrary. It is anything but dark. but will continue. Various cultures have stigmatized the practice of Magick as being dark. This may be done using the Oaths of Initiation issued by the Sanctuary as a basis for your Work or using your own words. which have slowed the evolution of mankind. requires the Childe to swear Oaths of fealty to the Crown. It is true that a Childe on the Royal Road of Initiation will be required to face and conquer demons.WEARING THE CROWN (The Purpose of your Life) Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2009 Sanctuary of Thoth. These stigmatisms relating to Magick have been created in the past to further certain cultural mores and institutional goals. Once Initiation is undertaken by taking an Oath of Initiation. so they may be spiritualized and placed in service of the Childe’s Work. whether in this life or one past. To behold the Crown. Once the first step is taken on the Royal Path of Initiation. 251 . until you reach the Crown and become aware of ITS Glory and Power. how few are aware of ITS Power? What does it mean to be an Initiate? Who am I? Who art thou Childe? What is your Great Work? Ask these ever so important questions of your self. as they do serve to guide the Way. They must be overcome! To get answers. through many lifetimes if necessary. to behold ITS Glory. To wear the Crown. Although every Childe of Earth is born wearing the Natal Crown. your Initiation will not end. the practice of Magick dispels darkness and ignorance. You then evolve as a Holy Soldier of sorts tarrying to perform the Great Work appointed. 31/31 31 Do what thou Wilt shall be the whole of the Law. All rights reserved. how few are aware of ITS presence? Of those who are aware. it is an irrevocable step.

Call your God whatever you may. let yourself be guided by the Crown in all that you do. must be tamed and. Let no one say the Great Work is easy. Allow your experiences. serve to protect and further the Work of the Magician. these pleasures are to help and inspire right service. Great Work has been appointed for you to accomplish. This imposes great responsibility. Turn your Eye to your God. if they ask. Light and Love. The Chosen Way is always Righteous. While in service. unless they ask. serve rightly and act by and for the Crown as a Holy Symbol of Truth and Justice emanating the Divine Glories of Liberty. May you do so for your God.Right action is required to rightly evolve. it is Righteous to provide information as to how Initiation may be attained. However. When you are under Oath to the Crown. Fulfill your appointed roles by accomplishing your appointed Great Work. with a reverent and devoted heart. Ask Childe. To the demons. continually renewing and honoring your Oath(s) in every thought. After you do. and not hinder. May you examine and behold the Powers of the Natal Crown which rests upon your head. Life. Then. once tamed. allow your mind to be calm and free. 252 . Magickal Initiation serves everyone. Love under Will. The Holy Work must not be left undone! How are you fitted to serve your God. An Initiate evolves as a Source of Light and Love to all of mankind. Glory and Worship. This is Truth. It is not even something which needs to or should be discussed with others. May you do this for yourself. There are great wonders to behold if you seek the experiences. to be your own. All Names are of God. you act by and for the Crown. and examine the current of thought which you receive as guidance. and the Secret Chiefs of the Great White Brotherhood? Ask this of yourself daily in determining the nature of your Work. appointed for you. to the many Holy Names of God! Amen!!! Love is the Law. Praise. including those around you who are completely unaware of what you may be going through. Your Work matters. let no one say you cannot enjoy the pleasures of this Earth. However. word and deed. This is the reason and purpose of your present incarnation. Love and Devotion. however. When you serve rightly. let is be said – “Tempt me no further!” Cerberus. To wear the Crown requires right service. and the Crown will reveal ITSELF to you. You must then act on that guidance. and ask the important questions. the Hound of Hell. you must serve humbly. your loved ones and all of mankind. No God will deny you these. which may seem heavy at times to do what must be done. and how best to perform and accomplish the Work. just as all Numbers express aspects of God. and to aid others to the extent appropriate. and you shall receive. This is important to the Initiation process. and gives meaning and purpose to your Holy Life. which assists in furthering Universal Harmony and Healing the Womb of the Goddess.

2009 e. Luna in Leo Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus.v.Received by ACh LA.) A AB ABR ABRA ABRAH ABRAHA ABRAHAD ABRAHADA ABRAHADAB ABRAHADABR ABRAHADABRA 93 93/93 253 . Sol in Pisces. as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) On behalf of the Sanctuary of Thoth Die Luna. (March 9.

The various papers included in this book speak directly to the Formulae of Initiation. To attain. much more than this Scribe could ever have imagined when he began receiving the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars. O’ Nuit. spiritual and material evolution of mankind. Ask. and the Many is adorable as the One. 31/31 31 Do what thou Wilt shall be the whole of the Law. it is of the utmost important to approach the Work with a humble. Mother of All. We call upon Thee as Ra-Hoor-Khuit. We call Thee by Thy Many Holy Names. The words used to describe the Work at each step of the Way were carefully selected. Our Lady of the Stars. All rights reserved. and you shall receive. perform and accomplish your Great Work for your self. Our Work is so important to the magickal. a Childe must try. May Thou lend us of Thy Strength. The material offered in this book will suffice to lead the Childe along the Royal Path to investigate the necessary matters and accomplish the appointed Great Work. Glory and Worship. What has been provided is a complete System of Initiation. Adore Them All. Love and Devotion unto the Many Holy Names of God”. Force and Vigor in the Work. your loved ones and your God. Bless and Protect our Work in all Ways. and all returns to Nuit’s Chalice. the Crowned and Conquering Childe. The System of Initiation offered through the Sanctuary is highly integrated. The One is adorable as the Many. All flows from Nuit’s Chalice. 254 . Empower. so consider the import of each Word. As you work with the Holy Names. devoted and reverent heart. All is God. Mistress of the Sky. you will learn to praise Them as your own experiences will cause you to adore God by whatever Names you may call God. Sing “Praise.CONCLUSION (with a Prayer to Nuit) Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2009 Sanctuary of Thoth. which was the first paper ever received describing the new System of Initiation. However. to assist in bringing Harmony and Love to the Universe. hear our Prayers. ever to the Glory of the Most High! Amen!!! We conclude this book with a Prayer to Nuit. May you undertake.

May Thou Silence the Waters to all but the Desire of Thy Will. Nourish them as the Sun-Folk with the Knowledge and Conversation of Thee. as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) On behalf of the Sanctuary of Thoth Die Jupiter. Heal them in their travels along the Royal Way. We call upon Thee as Babalon the Beautiful. the Concealed One. We call upon Thee as Lord Horus. and to the Great Work of Thelema. to the Great Order of the Universe. 2009 e. Wash us with the Holy Waters. May Thou lend us of Thy Wisdom and Eloquence in the Work.) 255 .We call upon Thee as Thoth. The Holy Work must not be left undone!!! We call upon Thee as the Holy Guardian Angel.v. Mercury. devoted and reverent heart. whose Holy Eye is always upon us. Reversing the Great Curse. Love under Will. We call upon Thee as Amoun. Amen. making us Pure and Chaste. Give the Children the strength to rightly focus the Eye and set the Pentagram aright. the Moon and the Daughter. Sol in Pisces. May Thy Voice be heard. Teach us the Mysteries of the Royal Art & Science of Magick. Make us Mighty for God. May the Virgin Daughters evolve and be Redeemed. [Image of Nuit over Geb] Love is the Law. Let the Children Love and serve as Compassionate Witnesses so they may Understand. Cultivate our Magick Swords. With a humble. (March 19. We call upon Thee as Hathoor. Scribe and Magician of the Gods. Received by ACh LA. and Thy Beauty revealed unto the Children. Luna in Capricorn Anno IVxvi in the New Aeon of Horus. we go forth giving thanks UNTO THEE NUIT! Reverence and devotion do we bring to Thee.

PENTAGRAMS & HEXAGRAMS [Artwork required to be inserted . including the Red Lion and White Eagle] 256 . SYMBOLS.ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE STAR.All in proper colors.

for who doth not understand these runes shall make a great miss. Verse 28. The Word of the Equinox: “Because” from Chapter II. then Power is weakness. Verse 31. marking the beginning of Anno IVxvi (104) of the New Aeon of Horus. 257 . & all their words are skew-wise. Also reason is a lie. Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. If Will stops and cries Why. and there he shall perish with the dogs of Reason. A ritual to commemorate the 2008 Vernal Equinox. May Because be accursed for ever! Verse 30. Verse 32. He shall fall down into the pit called Because. Verse 33 (II:33) of the Book of the Law. for there is a factor infinite & unknown. This brings us to Verse 33 which provides: “Enough of Because! Be he damned for a dog!” 7 The structure of the Ritual is posted to the Sanctuary’s website and may be found in the paper entitled “A Ritual to Celebrate the Festival of the Equinox”. consider the following preceding verses from Chapter II of the Book of the Law which help provide insight: Verse 27. There is great danger in me. To place the Word in context. If Power asks why. invoking Because. 7 This paper provides an analysis of the Auguries received during the Ritual on behalf of the members.THE AUGURIES FOR THE 2008 VERNAL EQUINOX Marking the beginning of Anno IVxvi (104) of the New Aeon of Horus Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2008 Sanctuary of Thoth. Now a curse upon Because and his kin! Verse 29. then Will stops & does nought. All rights reserved. was performed by Frater AHBH AChD on behalf of the members of the Sanctuary of Thoth.

Consider in this regard the formula of the Ritual of the Stars and how we embody the Tree of Life. Chapter I. This is actually. Each Star has its own orbit. Divine Knowledge is Truth. When one knows the Word. and Divine Power. the curse upon “Because” in Verses 28 and 29. The word “Because” appears twice in Chapter III. and the expression of the Will of your True Self (i. There is Unity above the Abyss. Reason or reasoning is part of our Yitziratic nature. therefore. As indicated in the Guide to the Oaths of Initiation. the Childe will begin to develop a Briatic consciousness. In this regard. This is in the nature of Reason. It is not. It.. Verse 3 (I:3) of the Book of the Law informs us that every man and woman is a star. our Starry structure and heritage. and Will flows through. Verse 20 (III:20) referencing “the fall of Because”. Thus. but it is the Angel that moves us and the Supernals which move the Angel. We move from our perspective. and in Verse 54 (but with a small case “b” which is different). it is relative and subject to contradiction. guide Initiates as to these matters. reasoning assists the initiation process. your True Will). and relativity below the Abyss. and not just symbolically. So what is the message from this text.Note that the word “Because” appears no where in Chapter I of the Book of the Law.e. The rest of us hear the Word and know our True Will the best we can subject to the extent of our initiation. once the Childe discovers the Childe’s True Self. Consider the preceding paragraph in the context of the guidance provided in Verses 30 and 31. 258 .e. and how does it relate to the message of the Auguries? We consider the text first.. To question the Word stops the flow of Will. “Truth” originates above the Abyss. meaning do Thy Will (i. Reason exists below the Abyss. which is not subject to contradiction. Likewise. quoted above. The Will is the “factor infinite & unknown” referred to in Verse 32. Reason is the voice of man. It rests on reason. and comes to hear the Word in the Childe’s Conscious Mind. “Because” appears in the reply. “Because” and “Reason”. It is inherent in the human thought or thinking process. and those referenced above. It represents a Unity of ideas. is inherent within Itself and simple. These abilities evolve throughout the initiation process. and that the Chosen Way is always Righteous. “Why” poses a question. is inherently imperfect compared to Truth. which is when the reasoning process is to be transcended and the guidance provided above is particularly relevant. Each one of us must fulfill our True Nature by doing our True Will. and no where else in the Book of the Law. This is not to say that the Book of the Law is opposed to reason. This raises issues about hearing the Word and knowing your Will. Therefore. the case. to act in a manner which is consistent with the Law of Thelema. which is “Do what thou wilt”. initially. It appears in Chapter II in Verses 12 and 13. As Reason occurs below the Abyss. one acts instinctively on the Word. However. This symbolizes our Eternal part. However. The Word is the voice of God. The outcome is “Reason”. all “Reason” is itself subject to contradiction. True Will is Known only by an initiated Childe of Chokmah or a Childe of Kether. and the source of reason. and the exclamatory statements in Verse 33. and is healthy. To question this impairs or hinders the process by destroying confidence and creating inhibitions. which is the Truth that exists above the Abyss. let’s consider the words “Why”. “Knowledge” is the Childe of Chokmah and Binah. and the message will begin to formulate. your True Will). This provides insight into Verse 27 and the others quoted.

On the Way of Return. Vau (6). As Initiates. we become a source of the Light and Love of the Crown. and be moved by the Light and Love of the Crown in all that you do. is singular. This is a short form way of “giving” the Law of Thelema. and provide insight into the message to us. All of our thoughts. our True Will as best we know it. spiritually and materially. words and deeds must be placed and interpreted in the context of the Great Work. which then issues orders for unquestioning execution. Be strong in the Light. All of our Magick must be performed to further the Great Work or it is black magic (and not true “Magick”. it is common for those who are Initiates in this New Aeon of Horus to greet each other with a “93”. and Heh (5). BNI AL (Sons of God). the word “Because” can be spelled phonetically in Hebrew as follows: Beth (2). Consider how these words directly relate to and expand upon what is said above. also Legis (the Law)). LGS (Logos (the Word). formed by the Paths of Qoph. initially as the Yitziratic Hexagram evolving into the Heavenly Hexagram. It refers to the Arrow shot from the Bow of Promise. it is one of the three Paths on the Qabalistic Tree of Life which the aspirant will traverse in piercing the Veil of Paroketh that lead directly to Tiphareth. Although some aspirants may have some natural skills. and expresses the Word of the True Self. It corresponds to the Zodiacal Sign of Sagittarius and the Path of Samekh on the Qabalistic Tree of Life. Kaph (20). the abode of the Holy Guardian Angel. however. The Path is in the Middle Pillar and connects Tiphareth and Yesod. We refer you to the Guide for what is said there. In the context of this divination. Consider Verse 33 is this context. TzBA (Will. Love. The Mind informs the Understanding. and specifically in connection with the work of the Childe of Hod and the Childe of Netzach. the message of this Atu is a simple direction expanding upon the Word. The Will. and the Understanding the Will. To evolve magickally. The Guide to the Oaths of Initiation posted on the Sanctuary’s website addresses the Path of Samekh in the context of the initiation process. in accord with the Law of Thelema. In the course. our work is to do our Will. Listen to the Word of your God Childe. Shin and Tau on the Qabalistic Tree of Life. which is spelled with a “k” at the end). Star. it shows a direct channel of communication between the Angel and the human aspects of the Childe represented by Yesod. and bid each other farewell with a “93”. In terms of Gematria and for purposes of this divination. On Spirit’s Journey into Manifestation. and placing the relationship and communications in the context of the Great Work. i.Consider that that Powers of the Mind are symbolically represented as a complex. Go forth and do Thy Will in accord with the Law. among others. These skills may be learned through the practice of the Royal Art and Science of Magick (as well as Tantrik Yoga). certain skills must be cultivated. Other words with the same enumeration include: Thelema (Will). Tarot Card for the Equinox: Atu XIV – The Art. Host). Samekh (60). everyone must work to develop and refine these 259 . This is important to remember and tend to in all that you do in and out of the Temple.e. All of the forces of the Universe are behind you Childe when you are working in the way of your Will in furtherance of the Great Work. Agape (Love). As a brief aside.. Army. which enumerates to 93. sometimes from the inertia of past lives and others because their Genius simply shines through. This is a card symbolizing evolution attained through the practice of the Royal Art and Science of Magick. Liberty and Life of the Crown in which you move.

Figuring out how to perform the work is itself an aspect of the work. How you use this information available to you. This will greatly aid your progress and will be time well spent. religion and higher initiation. May you draw the Bow. it represents energies which are adaptable. those of the Solar Tides of Fire and Water through the Autumnal Equinox and. The Way is being shown. No one else can do the work for you but you. The tools are in your hands. 260 . the entire Zodiacal Year. We move from our perspective but it is the Angel that moves us and the Supernals which move the Angel. You have the information. May you do so with Love under Will. now is the time to set goals and use these strong initiating goal-oriented energies by making projections to open your Eye to your work and how to best perform and accomplish it to further your progress on the Royal Path of Initiation in a healthy balanced way. The direction from the Tarot Card of the Equinox is. inspire strong mental abilities and are noble in character. The Zodiacal Sign of Sagittarius is the mutable sign of Fire. and be Redeemed by your Angel. May you find the strength within to do what must be done. Initiation requires commitment and perseverance. Once the seeds are planted. As the Sun entered Aries (the cardinal sign of Fire) on the Vernal Equinox. Plant additional seeds when appropriate. If you sincerely attempt to do the work and focus the Eye. Do as you Will. which concerns science. and is ruled by the Planet Jupiter. The Zodiacal Sign of Sagittarius also corresponds to the 9 th House of Heaven. You must focus the Eye. As such.skills to evolve and progress on the Royal Path of Initiation. work day by day to nurture and grow them. The process of how to attain to Tiphareth and the Knowledge and Conversation of your Holy Guardian Angel has been explained in clear. as well as those who are not so inclined and have a more mystical (rather than magickal) nature. is up to you. which marks the beginning a new Zodiacal Year and the Solar Tide corresponding with Fire. we do nothing of ourselves. This Promise extends to you. and attain. Plant “seeds” in this regard during the present Solar Cycle. and may your Eye open to the loving embrace of your Holy Guardian Angel. Atu XIV directly addresses the Mystery of the Holy Guardian Angel. This is how we practice. however. Work in a way which is consistent with your goals. your Angel will move you towards the desired goal. If you want to make progress in Magick and Mysticism. It is now up to you to do the work and attain. grow and evolve. It is a Divine Right. and structure your work. take right aim and fire the Arrow so you may claim your prize in accord with the Promise. The Bow of Promise (sometimes call the Rainbow of Promise) speaks of the Promise of Redemption. clear. Use the information. it is necessary to focus the Eye and do the work. It points up the Tree of Life to Tiphareth and the Holy Guardian Angel. philosophy. and has been given. Develop the necessary skills. This is what we are dealing with here and central to the message being delivered through the Auguries. more long term. Remember. succinct and direct terms in the Guide to the Oaths of Initiation and the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars (as well as by other systems of initiation). Practice the Magickal and Mystickal Arts. whatever it may be for you. How you do this is for you to decide. The new System of Initiation offered through the Sanctuary of Thoth is intended to help those who are naturally inclined to perform ceremonial magick. The Arrow of Sagittarius shows direction.

by allowing you to be released from the prior conditions and breathe freely once again. We must take care in our actions 261 . However. The prince is the aspirant. This Hexagram shows by its Trigrams the image of Fire over Water or. Clarity brings deliverance. which is the final Hexagram in the Book of Changes and entitled “Wei Chi” (translated as “Before Completion”). This Hexagram (which shows by its Trigrams Thunder above and Water below) gives the image of a thunderstorm. like an old fox walking over ice. Wisdom over Understanding or Love under Will. Act on the Word as best you know it. do it as quickly as possible. and ease tensions and other complications. again. When perceived “failings”. There may be disorder before order prevails. Similarly. The ice represents danger. at first. But this type of movement is just the beginning. When inspired in this way. with a moving Yin line (6) in the sixth place. and moves with care. the deliverance is from danger. The moving Yin line (6) in the sixth place shows darkness turning to light. Hsieh/Deliverance. the commentary on this line speaks of a prince using a bow and arrow to shoot and kill a hawk. embrace them as guidance and move. The tasks are great and full of responsibility. The comparison is to a young fox.I-Ching Hexagram for the Equinox: 40. The “danger” inspires the movement in the first instance. New life comes from this movement. Listen to your intuition. His ears are constantly alert to the cracking of the ice. The analogy is to spring. The commentary indicates that. Act when you are so inspired and be free of the obstacles. Here. this will tend to have a liberating and stimulating effect on life. The 64th Hexagram. Symbolically. Learn from them without dwelling on them. Let it inform and guide you. The hawk is a symbol of Horus or Godhead. The water washes everything clean. The bow and arrow are spoken of above. resolve difficulties. as he carefully moves searching out the safest spots. and then falls in and gets his tail wet. He walks. Before completion. Crossing the ice represents deliverance. The old fox is wise. Caution and deliberation are recommended to gain skills and act wisely. When these situations arise. You have the tools and information to do so. Conditions may be difficult. one must move warily. This speaks to removing obstacles hindering deliverance. The 40th Hexagram shows movement leading to deliverance. the movement itself tends to remove obstacles. This will aid your progress. accept or forgive them for what they are. The prize is deliverance. This is the Great Work in progress. Wei Chi/Before Completion. which transitions from winter to summer. dissatisfaction with the mundane nature of human life in many cases inspires aspirants to undertake initiation. Hearing is emphasized. the necessity for developing skills is emphasized. This is part of the message from the Word of the Equinox. which begins from your perspective with you. These expand wonderfully on the other Auguries. but analogies are to be drawn from this. changing to 64. and are tools. They are described as no less than leading the World out of confusion back to order. which clears the air. there is a period of transition. naturally follows. Use appropriate means. The moving Yin line (6) in the sixth place also shows attainment. said another way. which the archer claims through action and skillful use of his tools. Interestingly enough. just like thunder dies away. Deliverance is not achieved at this stage. and you see something to do to further “clear the way”. which he then takes as his prize. This further describes the nature of the Law of Thelema. and move on. who has not acquired this caution as of yet and goes boldly ahead relying on his strength. “mistakes” or “sins” which induce the conditions come to light. completion of deliverance or redemption when the last obstacle is overcome and the negative Yin line turns to a positive Yang line. As conditions change. Place them in the context of the Great Work and your initiation. not completing the crossing.

In the process. ascertain their proper place and our correct vantage point (as described in the Scroll of the Ritual of the Stars). we acquire the necessary skills. we must first investigate the nature of the forces. which allow us to work with the forces without harm to anyone.at all times (especially at first). Sol in Aries. Impulse must be tempered with Love. and be a source of inspiration and guidance to you in your work to come. May they do so. The Auguries are meant to speak to us. in furtherance of the Great Work. and then how to carefully separate the forces within our Spheres. Love is the law. Frater AHBH AChD (Brian Goldstein) For the Sanctuary of Thoth Die Sol. including ourselves. To work with the forces of the Universe. Luna in Capricorn Anno IVxvi (104) in the New Aeon of Horus A AB ABR ABRA ABRAH ABRAHA ABRAHAD ABRAHADA ABRAHADAB ABRAHADABR ABRAHADABRA 93 93/93 262 . love under will.

Vau (6). describing Herself. The word “voluptuous” is defined in Webster’s Handy College Dictionary as seeking. The Autumnal Equinox is marked by Sol entering Libra. which is the God Name of Binah and Chesed. No corresponding words were found in analyzing the gematria of the Word. Atu 2 is entitled the High Priestess and is attributed to the Path of Gimel. This could be viewed as a reference to the Hebrew letter Kaph (whose number is 20) and the corresponding Atu (which has correspondence to Jupiter and our discussion of the number 31 below). Together. I who am all pleasure and purple. Tau (400). Verse 61 (I:61) of the Book of the Law. which has been posted to the Sanctuary’s website. However. but performed according to the formula of a Higher Plane. Ayin (70). veiled or voluptuous. Vau (6) and Shin (300). It is also a number of our Lady of the Stars. whose Path (leading from Kether to Tiphareth) is perfectly balanced on the Tree of Life. Atu 0 is entitled the Fool and is attributed to the Path of Aleph. the “pleasure” being sought is the type that comes from True Religion. and indicating – “Pale or purple. The Word of the Equinox: “voluptuous” from Chapter I. and drunkenness of the innermost sense. A ritual to commemorate the 2008 Autumnal Equinox was performed by Frater AHBH AL (Brian Goldstein) on behalf of the members of the Sanctuary of Thoth. All rights reserved. In the context of verse I:61.THE AUGURIES FOR THE 2008 AUTUMNAL EQUINOX Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2008 Sanctuary of Thoth. Nuit. desire you” (emphasis added). Pe (80). we are guided here to interpret this number as referencing the two Atus numbered 0 and 2. who is Not 8 This Ritual was similar to the ritual given in the paper entitled “A Ritual to Celebrate the Festival of the Equinox”. produces an exalted excited ecstatic state of spiritual “intoxication” and assists man in realizing the glory of His Soul. This suggested that the number 974 was to be analyzed numerically and mathematically. The Venus of Libra (represented on Atu VIII entitled Adjustment) is a lower aspect of the High Priestess of the Path of Gimel. the word “voluptuous” would be spelled as follows: Vau (6). affording or suggestive of pleasure. Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. and the Key to Liber Legis. She is also the feminine counterpart of the Fool. Ayin (70). From a numerical perspective. 8 This paper provides an analysis of the Auguries received during the Ritual on behalf of the members. The Word is from the second to last sentence of I:61. 263 . The High Priestess is the Virgin Moon. which excites the divine in man. the number 974 reduces to 20 (9 + 7 + 4). which is ruled by Venus. Lamed (30) Vau (6). In Hebrew. which is part of a call by Nuit for Her Children to come to Her. This adds to 974. the letters of their corresponding Paths form the word AL.

She is Love. The Queen of Disks represents the watery aspect of Earth. we see through this mathematical formula Nuit extending Herself through multiplication. magickally. and evolves into the Man.(LA). It is said that all power is given to the Scarlet Woman. which is entitled the Star and attributed to the letter H. The number 31 is a reference to God. Note the interplay of the numbers. From a mathematical perspective. Pause if necessary. who again we note spoke the verse containing the Word. the Key to Liber Legis and Nuit. The hexagram is comprised of strong yang lines occupying the first four places and weaker yin lines occupying the last two places. She is shown on Atu XVII. partakes of His Fire and. Consider all what has been said above. The Mother is the Daughter. She was extended by the Great Curse causing the Fall of Man to manifest Him below what came to be known as the Abyss. It speaks to a common theme. so it flows through the Daughter who is an extension of the Woman (and Heh Final Tetragrammaton). The High Priestess and the Venus of Libra are all aspects of Nuit created by extension or multiplication to manifest Him through Her. spiritually and materially. and avoids or reduces disharmony. She is calling you and showing you the way of return. turns Scarlet. This is what is meant by the phrase “perseverance furthers” so commonly used in the I-Ching. The Court Cards represent the four letters of the Tetragrammaton (YHVH) and the four Elements. This is also shown in that the Malkuth of the 30th Aire is part of the Malkuth of the Ancient Holy Tree in Kether. balance.) This promotes justice. As the strength of heaven is given to the Woman (who is Heh Tetragrammaton). which shows the power of heaven in a state of movement. 13 = AChD. Great magickal formula is shown here. Pure and Perfect. She is the Great Circle and Our Beloved Lady in the Highest. which is attributed to the Mother. In so doing. In times of movement. the strength of heaven is with us. The Disks symbolize the Element of Earth. Compassion and Understanding. This points out that the Power of Heaven is shown in Nature. which is Heh Final Tetragrammaton. Also. By acting rightly. Tarot Card for the Equinox: Queen of Disks. which is Heh Tetragrammaton. be skeptical. We are Her Children. 13 = AHBH = Love. One who is evolving in Nature (an Initiate) is to act in accord with it at all times – no exceptions. (This is a point of instruction. with Love and Unity in the equation. you 264 . Thus do we find deep and profound meaning and purpose in our lives through our work. It is unnecessary to move for the sake of movement. The Queen references the first letter H or Heh Tetragrammaton. Compassion and Understanding. and embodying Her Love. You are a Childe of God. harmony and liberation. This to the Woman who is in Union with the Man. Ta Chuang / The Power of the Great. Through extension. thus. She is burnt (in due course) to a White ASh. 974 = (31 x 31) + 13. I-Ching Hexagram for the Equinox: 34. which is created by and through a combination of the other Elements. which means Unity. in accord with Heaven. which suggests fertility and points to the role of matter in the process of Creation and the Great Work. which is the Grand Illusion. Thus. the Creative (Heaven) below and the Arousing (Thunder) above. as is the entire Universe below It. and move rightly. and we assist Heaven in its works (which is the Great Work) and evolve rightly. Determine the proper course of action. our Lady of the Stars. except in the consciousness of man. In so doing. There is no separation between man and God. There is Unity in Her extension. or Beloved. She is also the Daughter.

may truly reverse the Curse of the Fall of Man. Frater AHBH AL (Brian Goldstein) For the Sanctuary of Thoth Die Saturnus. reclaim your starry heritage and enter what some have called Eden.v. and guides through these auguries. Luna in Virgo Anno IVxvi (104) in the New Aeon of Horus September 27. love under will. Our Beloved Lady of the Stars calls to you. ever glorifying and praising the Holy Names of God! AMEN!!! Love is the law. A AB ABR ABRA ABRAH ABRAHA ABRAHAD ABRAHADA ABRAHADAB ABRAHADABR ABRAHADABRA 93 93/93 265 . Heed Her call. 2008 e. Sol in Libra.

This is a time of great change. resulting in total values of 636 or 1196. Before discussing this. The entire text of II:40 reads – “A feast for the Supreme Ritual. All rights reserved. 266 . except it was adapted to the Magickal Formulae corresponding to Ygdrasil. From a mathematical perspective. One way would be Shin Vau Peh Resh Mem. We have a new Zodiacal Year. A Ritual to Celebrate the Festival of the Equinox was performed by ACh LA (Brian Goldstein) on behalf of the Children of Nuit. The Word of the Equinox: “Supreme” from Chapter II. Verse 40 of Liber Legis (II:40).THE AUGURIES FROM THE 2009 VERNAL EQUINOX RITUAL (Including a discussion of the Supreme Ritual & Sex Magick) Issued by the Sanctuary of Thoth On behalf of The Great Order of the Universe Copyright © 2009 Sanctuary of Thoth. The other way would be to include a “Heh” in the place for each “e”. and 1196 reduces to 17 which reduces to 8. We have a new Day ahead of us 9 The Ritual performed at the Sanctuary was similar to the ritual given in the paper entitled “A Ritual to Celebrate the Festival of the Equinox”. let us consider the Word itself. which suggests our analysis should be mathematical. 636 reduces to 15 which reduces to 6.v. based on the images created by the numbers and/or simply based on the plain language meaning of the Word. We consider them all. 2009 e. the Word is a reference to the Supreme Ritual. in the context of the verse. “Supreme” could be spelled two ways.). we see the Fire of Geburah being applied to effect change. More specifically. This is a time of new beginnings allowing us to rise fresh and new to seize the opportunities which will present themselves in the time ahead. Considering the other set of values. We find little correspondence between any of these numbers. and a feast for the Equinox of the Gods. to assist all of Nuit’s Children in their Holy Work. Images of First and Second Order work arise from these numbers before and after reduction. which would change the numerical values by adding 10 (5 for each Heh). 9 This paper provides an analysis of the Auguries received during the Ritual. and related discourse. and specifically transformations to those Children who are working through the final stages of the First Order and those in the early stages of Adepthood.” Therefore. and 1186 reduces to 16 which reduces to 7. at the Sanctuary of Thoth shortly after Sol entered Aries commencing Anno IVxvii (105) in this New Aeon of Horus (March 20. which adds to 626 or 1186 depending on whether you count the final Mem as 40 or 600. 31/31 31 Do what thou Wilt shall be the whole of the Law. In Hebrew. 626 reduces to 14 which reduces to 5.

There is a call to right action. those on the cusps of important attainments must need to attain to take the next Great Step on the Royal Path. Other magickal systems may call the practice by different names. The word “Supreme” is defined in Webster’s Handy College Dictionary as an adjective meaning “highest” or “utmost”. The Gods need you.Children. The sexual act placed in a magickal context is called the “Supreme Ritual”. sex magick must be practiced responsibly. Right Coitus must be practiced every time. What is important is guiding how the sexual act (involved in the rite) may be rightly used to further our evolutionary goals. Such is the nature of the Divination. Your aid is requested and needed. Embrace the 93 Current of Sol in Aries. without exception. It is also a Call to Action by God to perform the Holy Work. the divination of the 267 . You are called to Holy Duty. The sexual act itself. and especially those at the stages referenced above. no one is to be left behind. and create stability in the process. Therefore. Mankind needs you. once seen. while in progress. Sex magick. the Word stresses the nature of the Call to Action. The focus is on Action. However. magickal “seeds” will be sent forth and planted (as a result of the act) in the Womb of the Goddess. Once aware of these matters. In the context of this divination. This is the Word of the Supreme Being or God. Allow the Eye to open unto them and. always the same. essentially. so they may grow magickally and spiritually to their utmost maximum beneficial and correct potential. This will further and quicken the Initiation of all of mankind. We also speak now of the Supreme Ritual. The fluids produced from the act are also highly charged magickal fluids. and in the most beneficial powerful correct and efficient way during this Solar Year. Reach for Change. Assist your fellow man. The more evolved you are. Evolve. which is yours. Therefore. seize them. You are needed. can greatly assist the evolution of Children of the First and Second Orders. Assist right change through your own Great Work. which are to be nurtured. Those who are working through the final stages of the First Order and the early stages of Adepthood are Becoming ever more refined Fountains of the Supernal Influx. whether solitary or with another person. Further. Your Work is perhaps more important now than ever. Take advantage of the opportunities which are available to you and within your grasp. The sexual act. Assist in their Great Work. which may be applied or consumed as you may know how in your practice. it must be on a consensual basis when involving another. which will respond by the production of something. The specifics of his paper are unimportant for present purposes. Use these magickal currents that are available to rightly plant “seeds”. which is Supreme or of the highest and utmost importance. The evolution of every Childe is important – no one is excepted. Said another way. but the magickal formulae is. focused and directed to the Great Work. produces great magickal currents which can and must be concentrated. We need to Work more now than ever Children. There is a paper written by Aleister Crowley which describes the Supreme Ritual. brought to conclusion will always produce a Magickal Childe. and assist in the evolution of all of mankind by means of your evolution. There is cause and there will be an effect. during this Solar Tide and during this Solar Cycle. Take action in and through your magickal practice. rightly performed. the more you can assist.

the cardinal Zodiacal sign to which the Card relates. wears the Crown upon his Holy Head and holds the Sword upright. The King of Swords sits upon the Throne. The Work of the evolving Childe of Tiphareth and Childe of Geburah is indicated by these equations. You are encouraged to have this Card out before you when considering what is said below. the fixed Zodiacal Sign to which the Card relates. and do nothing else. He is equipped. when considering the symbolism of the Card. Atziluth and the Fire of the All-Father. 2009. Action will be swift. Consider how these dates are expressed numerically. this Childe was moved to make the Divination of the Tarot Card for the Equinox using the Rider-Waite Tarot deck (as opposed to Crowley’s Thoth deck). the Queens find expression in the 10 degrees before. which can be taken as expressing the equation 5 = 6. As a King (or Knight). The garrisons are being strengthened. Prepare. As the Childe learns to move solely in the Way of the True Will. May 11 th is 5/11. In this New Aeon. this will occur approximately between May 11. 10 The Eye has been opened as to purpose for this. The Will of God is being expressed and finds expression through the Air. This is to see the difference in the symbolism presented. (Similarly. It further corresponds with Fire of Air. which will give insight into the corresponding Mysteries. which allows the Childe of Tiphareth to arise as a young Majestic King or Queen. who does no-thing but God’s Word perceived through the Word of the Angel. Attaining the Knowledge and Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel is the first great step on the Royal Path. Tarot Card for the Equinox: King (Knight) of Swords.Word of the Equinox in the context of verse II:40 has been taken as a both a direction and an opportunity to address these delicate matters. this Card corresponds with Yod Tetragrammaton. and the first 20 degrees of. Are you ready?! Is this your time?! The Call to Action has been made. He wears the Red Cape of the Magician. 11 The Princesses have no Zodiacal attributions but rather revolve upon High to give expression below. 268 . who Works by and for the Crown according to the Word of His Angel. which shows He is shrouded with the Fire of God (perceived here as the Mars Force). For the first time ever at the Sanctuary. He is the Magician armed for Action. we recommend that Aspirants work with both of these Tarot decks (first and foremost. and the first 20 degrees of. Referencing Sol’s position in the Heavens. The Law is to be carried out. as well as the Atu or Trumps as drawn and colored by Paul Foster Case. which can be taken as expressing the equation of 6 = 5. He is prepared. Consider our present times. 10 At the Sanctuary. Initiations are to occur during this time frame. June 11 th is 6/11. Is this not the case?! From a Zodiacal perspective. the Childe evolves into a Mighty Warrior of God. so this points to the period in this Zodiacal Year relating the last 10 degrees of Taurus and the first 20 degrees of Gemini. we are dealing with the King of Swords. The Word is to be fulfilled. 2009 and June 11. 11) Here. and the Princes find expression in the 10 degrees before. and first 20 degrees of. the Kings (or Knights) find expression in the 10 degrees before. There is a tempest of change. the Thoth deck but also the Rider-Waite deck). the mutable Zodiacal Sign of the Element to which the Card relates.

spiritually and materially so they may rightly serve God. is initiated into the upper Astral Plane (which is also called the Solar Plane). when the Eye is rightly focused on Divine Love. and begins the Work of the Childe of Geburah expressed by the equation of 6 = 5. terrorism and all of the crime and natural disasters. Without as much money. to not desire Initiation but Work out of duty. The volatile financial markets are assisting in changing human perspective in this regard. initially. The Angels are “militant” in this New Aeon. which is of Love (not hate). 269 . must be further explained. The “War” we speak of here is reversing the Great Curse. What will it take to cause the Children to turn their Eye to God and pray for change? What will it take to cause the Children to undertake the Great Work of their own magickal and spiritual Initiation so they may rightly serve God and man? Look around you at all the beautiful faces and cultures. Have we not seen this in the last 105 years?! Consider in more recent times the changes in the financial markets. Things will change. which is the right attitude towards the Work. This expresses the Nature of Horus. Children will get caught in the “cross-fire”. However. This is your sole choice as a human. matters of money. If you do this. As for those of you who are close to being admitted to the Second Order or to the Work of the Childe of Geburah. which shows things are not right. Things must change. the want of material things and sensual pleasure and satisfaction. The averse Pentagram is the Sign of the Devil of Atu XV. the Angels teacheth and you will evolve rightly. to reverse the Great Curse. the Great Curse which caused the Fall of Man gives every Childe who is born of this Earth a Nephesch or animal soul and will. there will be casualties. and placed in service of Spirit. it is the War or Action of God to evolve the Children magickally. Change fosters stability.the Great Initiation is of the Childe of Geburah in the “inner”. The Members of the Holy Third Order are building an Army of Adepts. If you do not. Rather. however. you are encouraged to Work hard now to prepare. how you may help through your own magickal practices. The animal within desires and craves sensual pleasure and satisfaction of the physical senses. therefore. However. No God will deny you these. and there will be pain. who will also evolve to the Third Order at their appointed times. This is necessary to cause change. and thereby better assist in the evolution of mankind. This. you will be so moved to take the next Great Step on the Royal Path during this period. If it is your time. and evolving as you are Called by God. which causes the Pentagram within the Childe to be averse. suffering and dis-ease until you are moved to make the change. The “War” we speak of here is not necessarily the war of man. As with any Holy War. it is stripped away as the Childe realizes the equation of 5 = 6 in the “inner”. people are forced to focus on how they may rightly lead their Holy Lives and find inner peace and happiness. God embraces this War. and set the Pentagram aright. meaning They have been given the charge to effect change by using drastic measures if necessary. The “animal within” must be tamed. Consider. the demons teacheth. as has been explained in other papers issued by the Sanctuary. After the animal has been so tamed. The animal will must be used to direct the Eye to God and Divine Love. They are all expressions of God. Most (nay almost all) of mankind is consumed with greed. who is a God of War. Prepare your self. these turn the Eye down. which caused the Fall of Man.

In this way. To perpetuate the conduct of man causing conflict is not in the Way of Love. spiritual and material evolution of mankind. Now is the time. Hear thou the Call of God! I-Ching Hexagram for the Equinox: The 6th Hexagram. O’ how wonderful is the message of the Auguries from the Gods. of strength and inner peace. When the Eye sincerely focused on Divine Love. When things are not right. changing into the 10 th Hexagram. help set things right and assist others in evolving for the good of all mankind. By doing so. we may enjoy the fruits of Earth and man while assisting others in rightly leading their lives. Sung/Conflict (the Creative/Heaven above and the Abysmal/Water below). We must resolve all into the standard of True Will and Love. we fortify the thinking of the people by reassuring them that the differences in our conduct are in accord with Nature. We are to serve as symbols of Light and Love. meet others with good humor and manners. 270 . The 10th Hexagram reinforces everything which is said above as to the importance of the Great Work of the evolution of Initiates and the right conduct of Initiates as leading the conduct of others. We must carefully consider our positions in all of our undertakings. we must stop and consider our positions in relation to that of others as an impartial observer or a Compassionate Witness of the events. This is how to rightly use the Energies of the Fire Tide. 2009 will be a period of Great Initiation. To do so poses danger and leads to disaster. we reduce conflict. We are all the Children of God – no exceptions. but is guiding as conflict signals things are not right. Movement must be harmonized to remove conflict. Lu/Treading [Conduct] (the Creative/Heaven above and the Joyous/Lake below). How we lead our lives directly impacts how others will lead their lives. 2009 through June 11. The period of May 11. we can further spiritual trends and harmonize individual conduct to further the Great Work of the magickal. by setting in motion currents to further your Great Work.You will then be better equipped to assist others in their Great Work and evolving to fulfill their Holy Duties. we must meet man halfway and guide the course in our Work. The 6th Hexagram gives the image of conflict as heaven and water appear to be moving apart or in opposite ways. you are encouraged to use the energies leading up to this period to prepare and evolve. In this way. This is not so. There is no reason to hate or hurt. and express that Will and Love. No matter where you are on the Royal Path. There is no reason to be irritated by the conduct of man. by Loving and evolving ourselves. In our work with man. All are encouraged to take the next Step on the Royal Path during this period if you are so moved by God. we must not perpetuate the conduct which is causing the conflict. Act with right decorum. We walk among man. As Initiates. This further our success. Although it may be difficult at times. and how guiding are They in present times! Amen. Take it all in stride. word and deed. as Initiates. Success comes from a unity of forces. and act rightly through every thought. we teach. What is happening? What are we being told? What is not right? What must be corrected? Conflicts are signals that change is necessary. The moving “old” Yin line in the first place indicates that. we must be clear headed and inwardly strong to assess every situation and act as Symbols of Truth and Justice in all that we do. To the contrary.

Sol in Aries. Luna in Pisces. A AB ABR ABRA ABRAH ABRAHA ABRAHAD ABRAHADA ABRAHADAB ABRAHADABR ABRAHADABRA 93 93/93 271 .v. Received by ACh LA. as Scribe (Brian Goldstein) For the Sanctuary of Thoth Issued Die Mars. Anno IVxvii (105) in the New Aeon of Horus March 24. Love under Will. 2009 e.Love is the Law.

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