Helleno-Kemetic Magic: Katharsis

First of a series of articles about my careful attempt to recreate a generic framework of Helleno-Kemetic magic. For an introduction and overview check out this article Katharsis κᾰ́θᾰρσῐς • (kátharsis) f (genitive κᾰθᾰ́ρσεως); cleansing,...

A Path of Helleno-Kemetic Magic

This article introduces a series of articles about my own default methods of magic based on spells and ritual outlines found in Graeco-Egyptian and Coptic magical papyri. I carefully attempt a recreation of a generic framework to apply to various...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Six Names

(Version 3.1, 04/04/2019) 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...