Interrogating the Ibis

This article is about my preferred Tarot deck and reading method and the consecration ritual I constructed for it based on Egyptian hymns and Demotic spells to Tehuti (Thoth). Épiphanie In May of last year I was on holidays in a remote town in the ...

Nematodal Nightmares

I stumbled over a note in my favorite writing tool the other day. It is a report on a dream I had around February or March of this year. It was the second weirdest dream experience I've ever head besides the one that started my path of ...

Ghostbusting

Aqueous Luck In the last few months I noticed an increase in general luck in my life. It's mostly small things like new checkout lines opening in the supermarket when I approach them, or being offered to skip the cue at the airport check-in, my ...

Flogging a Dead God

Version 1.2 (29/10/2018) In my last article on the Headless Rite I drew some conclusions about its function according to my understanding after several months of practice. I mentioned that I stopped believing in the Headless One being a specific ...

Altar of the Serpent Goddess

Yet again, this year I returned to the rocky island of Pag to do the same job as in the last years. I was quite excited to come back to celebrate my two year serpent dream anniversary and one incredible year of invincibility. Before my trip I ...

Novene der Heiligen Jungfrau von Candelaria

Version 2.1 - 06/08/2018 Übersetzung der Novene an die Jungfrau von Candelaria aus dem Englischen und Spanischen ins Deutsche von Sublunar Space und frei verfügbar unter Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) Lizenz. Am besten ...

Diosa Madre Chaxiraxi

Version 1.2 - 14/06/2018 Introduction I was baptised and raised Protestant and have always been puzzled by and admired Catholic devotion to the Blessed Virgin. During my spiritual journey I have always been drawn more towards the old pagan goddesses ...

Spirits of Achinet

Islas Canarias My parents have been in love with the Canary Islands since they first visited together in 1977. My father had already explored its largest island, Tenerife in 1972. Back then it was just the beginning of tourism there and most of the ...

Rehoboam's Cheat Sheet

Pay attention, my dearest son Rehoboam, to the details of this art of mine, your father Solomon, regarding the things in which the entire attention of Hygromanteia lies... For talisman and sigil creation, as well as for other minor spells that don't ...

Sphere of Horus

(Version 1.1 - 07/05/2018) Horus the Saviour Ever since he knocked on my door I have wanted to integrate Horus more into my ritual practice than the adorations he already receives on an irregular basis. I am currently involved in a year long ...

Spirits of Berlin

Psychogeography Imagine Berlin. Imagine a city of fragments and ghosts. Imagine a metropolis which inspired countless artists and witnessed uncountable murders. Imagine a laboratory of ideas, the fount of both the brightest and darkest designs of ...

Ophiouchos

or Conquering Shai-Hulud (Version 1.2 - 29/10/2018) Last week's New Moon has been a very special occasion for me. Having Followed a suggestion by my occultist pen-pal Len W. to perform the Stele of Jeu rite on New Moon every month (the night sky is ...

Akephalos Redux

(Version 2.3 - 28/10/2018) After half a year of monthly practice of the Stele of Jeu in different variations I have come to a different understanding of it than when I started. Before beginning to practice the routine I spent several months ...

Orphische Hymnen

Eine Auswahl der Hymnen des Orpheus, die ich aus mehreren Übersetzungen zusammengetragen habe. Sie sind hier nach den sieben Wochentagen sortiert, beginnend mit Helios (Sonntag), da ich sie, ähnlich wie die Planetischen Gebete zur täglichen Andacht ...

Routines in Theurgy

As an almost full-time father of a now one year old child my spare time for enchantment is quite limited. The only thing I manage to routinely do is a daily adoration of the day's ruling planetary spirit. I have formed a habit of doing early morning ...

Shudderful Names

(Version 1.0, 12/09/2017) Every since my discovery of the missing formula in the Stele of Jeu papyrus and its torn edge with the vowel annotation, I've been obsessing over the seven vowels and their use in the PGM (1) and excessively diving into ...

Inorganic Demons

I finally had some time to read the awesome speculative realist, theory-fictional, post-horror masterpiece Cyclonopedia by Iranian philosopher Reza Negarestani in which the Middle East is a sentient entity and crude oil is an underworld demon ...

Preisendanz' Headless God

For my research about the headless one that got way beyond my initial goal of simply translating the text for personal praxis I stumbled upon a publication by Karl Preisendanz, the first translator of the PGM into German in the 1920s, called ...

Tail of the Dragon

I returned to the Croatian island of Pag for a job - exactly one year after my serpent dream that sent me on this journey of enchantment. I was very excited, because I had decided to celebrate this anniversary with a series of self initiation ...

Gebete und Segenssprüche

Version 2, 26.8.2018 Hier eine wachsende Sammlung einfacher Sprüche und Gebete Weihung des Tempels Im Namen des Nous, dieser Tempel sei für unseren Schutz geweiht, Bei der Kraft des Logos, dieser Tempel sei für unsere Vollendung geschützt, In ...

Die Vier Könige

Anrufung der Vier Könige der Himmelsrichtungen. Normalerweise werden diese in solomonischen Ritualen angerufen, um sie zu binden und durch ihre Autorität an niedere Dämonen zu kommen. Daher sind die Formulierungen in der Regel autoritär und ...

The Six Names

(Version 3.0, 13/09/2017) I finally finished a workable German translation of the "Stele of Jeu" (PGM V, 96-172) for personal use based on the German 1928 Preisendanz translation (1) of the Greek Magical Papyri and his monograph Akephalos - The ...

Die Stele des Ieû

Graeco-ägyptisches Exorzimus Ritual aus den Griechischen Zauberpapyri (PGM V 96-173), auch "Headless Rite" oder "Bornless Rite" genannt, von Aleister Crowley in modifizierter Form "Liber Samekh". Der hier abgedruckte Text basiert auf der deutschen ...

Ankhor

I walked home from the pediatrician with my daughter today and I had a sudden realization. In the face of the feverish headless Horus vision from last week one of the words of the scarred French demon from my other dream suddenly falls into place: ...

Opus Apus

I was visiting my parents over the weekend in my hometown together with my wife and daughter for my mom's birthday. We spent the afternoon doing a picnic at a beautiful green clearing on one of the foresty hills just out of town and had an extended ...

Ankle of God?

When I translated the planetary prayers from the English translation of the Harleianus 5596 manuscript (Hygromanteia) by Marathakis into German for my personal use I stumbled over this peculiar expression in the prayer to Jupiter: I conjure you, ...

Die Planetischen Gebete

In der Hygromanteia sind die Gebete an den Tagen und Stunden der jeweiligen Planeten als Anrufung und Vorbereitung zur Weihung und Aktivierung von Talismanen beschrieben. Sie eignen sich aber auch zur täglichen Gebetspraxis. Sonntag Im Namen des ...

Ochre Archons

My extended family who lives scattered across Germany and partially in France had a holiday gathering in a small medieval town in the Provence last spring. We were 13 people who stayed in a large three floor holiday house with swimming pool and ...

The Serpent Seal

Last August I went on a business trip together with my friend and colleague J. and in the first evening we were invited to a dinner buffet by our customer where we enjoyed great seafood and white wine. Back at the studio apartment where we stayed J. ...