Quid Voles Illud Fac

Benedictio et Consecratio Lucernae
I.

Lustratio Magi –
A. Let the Magician Bathe as his W i l l dictates (E.g., “Asperges me , O Do m i ne , hyssopo, et

mun dabo r: lavabis me , et super nivem dealbabor.” [Thou shalt purge me with hyssop, O Lord, and I shall be clean; Thou shalt wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.]) B. Let the Magician A noi n t himself with the H o ly Oil as his W i ll dictates (E.g., “In the name of Nu i t and Hadi t and Ra-H o o r- K hu i t, I gird myself with the vestmen ts of trut h that I may do battle according to the principles of the Book of the Law.”)
C. Let the Magician Do n his vestments as his W i ll dictates (E.g., “B y the figurative

M ystery of these holy vestmen ts, I will cloth myself with the armor of At tain m e n t. By the strength of the highest, N ui t, Hadi t, Ra-H o o r- Kh ui t, may my desired end be effected throug h the strength of mine H o ly Guardian A ngel, to who m the praise and glory of my life belongs. A B R A H A D A B R A . ”)

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Lustratio Templi -

A. Let the Magician Perfor m the approp riate rites of the M ic roc os m ic and Macrocos m ic Star.

III.

Opus Lucernae –

A. Let the Magician Light the candles of his Altar B. Let the Magician Ring the Battery eleven times (3-5-3) C. Let the Magician State his Intent (“Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. In the name of Nu i t, Hadi t, and Ra-H o o r- Kh ui t, I proclai m that it is the W i ll of I, Frater …, to duly bless and consecrate this H o ly Lam p of Art, so that it may illu m i ne my H o l y Altar and the work perfor me d thereon, so it may serve as a remi n der of that Light of Lights of whic h no man may trut h f u l ly speak since it exists beyond the scope of words to rightly describe, and so that upon gazing upon it I may be remin ded of the Light of the K habs ind welli ng. It is my W i l l to accurately perfor m these actions so that I may use
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this H o ly Lamp of Art in W isdo m and U n derstand i ng in order to accomplish the Great W o r k. Love is the law, love under will.”) D. Let the Magician Ring the Battery eleven times.
E. Let the Magician Sprink le the Salt of the Earth into his vessel of H o ly Wa ter, blessing

each as his W i ll dictates (E.g.,“Let the salt of Earth admo n ish the water to bear the virtue of the Great Sea. [Genuflects.] M o t he r, be thou adored. ”)
F. Let the Magician W ash the Lamp by sprink li ng it with H o ly W a ter delivered by

dippi ng a sachet of H yssop or a Rose or a Lily into the H o ly Wa ter. Also let him make three equal armed crosses at the base, middle and top of the Lamp with these words: “For pure will, unassuaged of purpose, delivered fro m the lust of result, is every way perfect. ”(CC X X I,44) Let him then dry the Lam p with a clean cloth.
G. Let the Magician place Franki ncense unto the Th u r i b le, blessing each as his W i l l

dictates (E.g., “Let the Fire and the Air make sweet the world! [Genuflects.] Father, be thou adored. ”)
H. Let the Magician Invigorate the Lamp by Censing it with three equal armed crosses at

the base, middle and top with these words: “I am uplifted in thine heart; and the kisses of the stars rain hard upon thy body. ”(CC X X II,62) I. Let the Magician Consecrate his Lamp by applying the H o ly Oil to it.
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First, let him approach the H o ly Oil with the Ma n t ra of our Aeon: “A ka dua/ Tuf ur biu/Bi a'a chefu/ D u d u nur af an nuteru” Then, let him An oi n t his Lam p with the H o ly Oil saying the follo wi ng: “I O I O I O IA O SAB A O / K U R I E AB R A S A X K U R I E M E I T H R A S K U R I E P H A L L E . IO PA N, I O PA N PA N IO IS K H U R O S , I O A T H A N A T O S I O A B R O T O S IO I A O. K H A I R E P H A L L E K H A I R E PA N P H A G E K H A I R E PA N G E N E T O R . H A G I O S , H A G I O S , H A G I O S IA O. ” (Oh, Oh, Oh, IAÔ
SABA Ô! Lord Abrasax, Lord Meithras, Lord Phallus, Oh! Pan, Oh! Pan, Pan, Oh! Mighty One, Oh! Deathless One, Oh! Invincible [lit. 'woundless'] One. Hail, Phallus, hail, All-Devourer, hail, All-Begetter! Holy, holy, holy, IAÔ. )

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c. Finally, let him Swaddle the H o ly Lam p in fine white cloth and place it to the side. J. Let the Magician Consecrate the candle whic h shall burn withi n the H o ly Lamp.
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First, by Add ressing the candle with these words: “Mystery of epiphany, who shines fort h and removes the illusion of dark ness, whose light is shed upon the world so that its illu m i na ted for ms may guide us back to that ineffable source; may your light both reveal and coax the perfect and hidden life withi n us to manifestatio n. A U M G N . ” Then by A noi n t i n g the candle with the H o ly Oil saying: “Accendat In Nob is T H E R I O N Ignem Sui A m o r is et Flam ma m Æter nae Caritatis. ” (Inflame in us Therion the fire of your love and the flame of eternal devotion.) Next by Lighti ng the anointed candle and saying: “Thus aflame I am the mo t h to your lantern and am burned utterly in your Tr u t h !”

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K. Let the Magician U n veil the H o ly Lam p fro m its incunabula.
L. Let the Magician Enligh ten the Lamp with the Sacred Flame and say: “O M N I A I N

D U O S: D U O IN U N U M : U N U S O M N I A NE C D U O NE C U N U S M A T R I E T FIL I O ET FIL I A E ET SA N C T O I N T E R N O , U T ER A T I N U N O PER N O M E N SEP T E M

I N N I H I L : H A E C N E C Q U A T U O R NE C NE C N I H I L SU N T . G L O R I A PA T R I E T SPIR I T U I SA N C T O EX T E R N O ET SPIR I T U I EST ERI T I N SAE C U L A SAE C U L O R U M , SEX I N U N O , AR A R I T A . ”

M. Let the Magician ring the Battery eleven times.

IV.

Conclusio Templi -

Let the Magician Banish the Te m p le in the Light of his H o ly Lamp as he W i lls.

V.

Recessus Magi -

Let the Magician Retire in the lustrous ambience of his Star, yea, the lustrous ambience of his Star.

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Amor est lex,amor sub voluntate.

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