All ritualists vibrate AH-MEN and return to their seats.
STEP NINE. The LBRP is repeated as before.
Another purpose of the sudden breaking of the circle with claps and a shout is to prevent any of the energy from going back into the ritualists. Although it would not hurt them, since it is positive, it would lower the power of the healing. It also prevents a "negative backlash" which is frequently suffered by healers who are naturally talented but have no magickal experience or knowledge. Sometimes, this type of healer ends up temporarily suffering from the same symptoms as the person being healed. This negative backlash is totally avoided by the techniques of the above ceremony.
Some of you may be wondering about my associations for wand and dagger. I will have more to say about this later in this lesson.
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