The following ritual is provided for those magicians who will to face into the Abyss and dare to cross beyond it. It can be used in preparation for either offices of VRELP or Dragon. Throughout the ritual, where a blank line is used, substitute your own Magical Name.
STEP 1. Wear your white robe. Place the Altar in the center of the circle. Place your Sword on the Altar. Prepare a Talisman of NIAKOD and place it on the Altar. Place four small tables in the circle around the Altar. Locate each table at one of the four directions. Place a talisman of the Watchtower of Earth on the table to the north of the Altar. Place a talisman of the Watchtower of Water on the table to the west of the Altar. Place a talisman of the Watchtower of Air on the table to the east of the Altar. Place a talisman of the Watchtower of Fire on the table to the south of the Altar. These four talismans should be in the form of the four Watchtower Tablets. Place a lit candle on each of the four tables. Use a black candle at the North, a blue candle at the West, a yellow candle at the East, and a red candle at the South. Let no other light be visible. Consecrate a large circle around this area using an appropriate banishing/cleansing ritual. The light from the candles as the Watchtowers should illuminate the inside of the circle. Outside the circle should be total darkness (this ritual is best conducted at night).
STEP 2. Begin by facing the Altar. Take your Sword in your right hand. Hold the Talisman of NIAKOD in your left hand and say,
It is my Will to touch and kiss
The awesome void of the Outer Abyss.
Concentrate on the goal of this ritual. Will your mind to become calm and receptive.
STEP 3. Leave the Altar and stand before the Watchtower of Earth. Point your sword at this Tablet and say,
In the holy name of MORDIALHKTGA I,
Great King of Earth: Let me now pass through Your Watchtower of Earth.
Concentrate on Earth. Circle this table while vibrating the name TEX. Then circle the table a second time while vibrating the name RII.
STEP 4. Leave the North and stand before the Watchtower of Water. Point your sword at the Tablet and say,
In the holy name of MPHARSLGAIOL I,
Mighty RAAGIOSL, Great King of Water; Let me now pass through Your Watchtower of Water.
Concentrate on Water. Circle this table five times. With each circuit, vibrate the names of BAG, ZAA, DES, VTI and NIA in turn.
STEP 5. Leave the West and stand before the Watchtower of Air. Point your sword at this Tablet and say,
In the holy name of OROIBAHAOZPI I,
Mighty BATAVIAH, Great King of Air; Let me now pass through Your Watchtower of Air. Concentrate on Air. Circle this table seven times. With each circuit, vibrate the names of TOR, UN, ASP, KHR, POP, ZEN, and TAN in turn.
STEP 6. Leave the East and stand before the Watchtower of Fire in the south. Point your Sword at this Tablet and say,
In the holy name of OIPTEAAPDOKE I, , command you,
Mighty EDLPRNAA, Great King of Fire; Let me now pass through Your Watchtower of Fire.
Concentrate on Fire. Circle this table six times. With each circuit, vibrate the names of LEA, OXO, VTA, ZIM, LOE,and IKH in turn.
STEP 7. Go to the Tablet in the North. Stand between the Tablet of Earth and the arc of your circle with your back to the Tablet. Face outward from the circle into the blackness of the Abyss. Thrust your Sword into this darkness. Let it pierce the Abyss but be sure to remain standing within the circle. Then say,
0 Mighty KOMANAN
1 know your name.
I know your formulating nature. You give yourself to all forms And rebuke the emptiness.
Yours is the Knowledge of structure.
I,_,_know_you Who sits in the North
Where all things are clothed. By the power of NIAKOD You will obey me.
STEP 8. Move to the East and stand with your back to the Tablet there. Thrust your Sword into the darkness outside the circle and say,
0 Mighty LEXARPH
1 know you.
I know your name.
I know your catalytic nature.
You stand between form and void; A virgin untouched by either. A harlot intimate with both.
Yours is the Knowledge of Means. I,
Who sits in the East
Where all things are commenced. By the power of NIAKOD You will obey me.
STEP 9. Move to the South and stand with your back to the Tablet there. Thrust your Sword into the darkness outside the circle and say,
0 Mighty TABITOM
I, _stand before you.
1 know you.
I know your name.
I know your dispersive nature.
You give yourself up to voidness And rebuke all aggregates.
Yours is the Knowledge of Suchness. I,
Who sits in the South
Where all things are consumed. By the power of NIAKOD
You will obey me.
STEP 10. Move to the West and stand with your back to the Tablet there. Thrust your Sword into the darkness outside the circle and say,
0 Mighty KHORONZON I,_, stand before you.
I know your name. I know your incoherent nature. You are the great Demon, The Lo rd of the Abyss, Whose kiss is madness And whose touch is death. Yours is the Knowledge of Form. I,
_,_know you Who sits in the West
Where all things are completed. By the power of NIAKOD You will obey me.
Even you, the Archdemon Will obey my Will.
STEP 11. Point your Sword downward to the circle. Lift up the Talisman of NIAKOD before you and say,
I have truly tread the Path
To stand at last upon the brink
And dare the breath of demon's wrath. I stare! I
In the name of NIAKOD
KOMANAN help me.
TABITOM uphold me.
See the depths of the Abyss surrounding you in your protected circle. Let the demons of the Abyss be as black swirling clouds upon a midnight sea but unable to harm you.
Remain in this state for as long as you can.
STEP 12. Return to the Altar and perform an appropriate banishing ritual.
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