This practice is preferred mainly by oriental magicians who are endowed with a stupendous amount of patience that is indispensable where this kind of loading is concerned. The oriental magician makes a certain self-selected sign above the talisman or with it directly in the air, with his hands, fingers, or even one finger -quite individually. While doing so he concentrates on the effect that the talisman is desired to have. He will repeat this experiment several times every day, thus producing so strong a "volt" in the akasa by these constant repetitions that the desired effect is as good as granted. If by frequent repetition of the experiment the magic volt in the akasa has grown strong enough, it suffices to perform the ritual or the sign with or above the talisman, which may be done without any imagination or mental effort, in order to produce the desired effect. A magician familiar with the Quabbalah will know that he ritually loaded his own battery in the akasa 462 times, corresponding to the quabbalistic number of 462, on 462 days for the purpose that his ritual would produce an automatic effect. This loading is practicable without great effort, but it is very wearisome and lengthy, and a European magician will hardly display this surplus of patience in order to achieve a result that he can sooner obtain with the help of one of the methods described here.
The loading by an traditional ritual is easier and requires only a few repetitions to bring about the contact, the effect being so amazing as to verge on a miracle. The snag here is that such traditional loading rituals happen to be the secrets of lodges, sects, &c., that I myself cannot give away. It is quite obvious that a magician trained in clairvoyance could easily get hold of these secrets, but there is always the danger of being found out. And the oriental magicians who guard their rituals under the oath of death would proceed ruthlessly against anyone that should dare to grab them without permission. Therefore I warn every magician not to do such pilfering. It is usually by gestures that the secret signs of various deities - Ishta Devatas -- are performed upon the talisman I a similar way as I described it in the description of the individual rites. No doubt, a loading like this has an extraordinary effect because this particular ritual is celebrated by hundreds of magicians, being handed down traditionally for one generation to the next. A member who has been declared to be mature is usually offered such a ritual as a sort of distinction. The grant of such a ritual which at the same time establishes the contact with the corresponding battery is called Ankhur or Abisheka in the orient.
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