Lesser Banishing Ritual of the Pentagram

Opening: The Qabalistic Cross Ritual

  • Face East. Take a few deep breaths.
  • Above your head descends a ball of pure, brilliant white light.
  • Reach up and touch the light with your right hand or athame, drawing its light down and into your forehead.
  • Intone: Atah (Thou Art)
  • Visualize the light descending downward through your body.
  • Point your right hand toward your feet.
  • Intone: Malkuth (The Kingdom)
  • Feel the connection between your crown and the Earth.
  • Touch your right shoulder with your right hand.
  • Visualize the light extending up to and beyond your right shoulder.
  • Intone: Ve-Geburah (The Power)
  • Cross over and touch your left shoulder with your right hand.
  • Visualize the light extending over to and beyond your left shoulder.
  • Intone: Ve-Gedulah (The Glory)
  • Bring hands together in prayer position.
  • Intone: Le-Olahm (Forever unto the Ages)
  • Resonate in the Cross of Light running through your body.
  • Intone: Amen


pentagram banishingCharging the Banishing Pentagram

  • Facing East, right hand extended shoulder height
  • Draw banishing pentagram of blue light with index finger.
  • Intone: Y H V H (Yod Heh Vav Heh – 4 lettered Name of God)
  • Right arm still extended, draw another banishing pentagram of blue light facing South
  • Intone: Adonai (Ah-doh-nye – Lord)
  • Facing West, draw another banishing pentagram of blue light
  • Intone: Eheieh (Eh-heh-yeh – I Am)
  • Facing North, draw another banishing pentagram of blue light
  • Intone: A G L A (Ah-glah – Thou Art Great Forever My Lord)
  • Move East to complete the circle

Invoking the Archangels

  • Face East. Extend both arms out to the side forming a T shape.
  • Say: Before me, Raphael
  • Visualize an angelic presence emerging from the clouds clothed in yellow and violet
  • Visualize an angelic presence behind you emerging from the ocean adorned in orange and blue
  • Say: Behind me, Gabriel
  • On your right emerges Michael adorned in red and green
  • Say: On my right hand, Michael
  • On your left emerges Uriel, rising from the Earth, clothed in olive, yellow, brown and black
  • Say: On my left hand, Uriel.
  • Say: Before me shine the pentagrams. Within me shines the six-rayed star.

Closing: The Qabalistic Cross Ritual

  • Face East. Take a few deep breaths.
  • Above your head descends a ball of pure, brilliant white light.
  • Reach up and touch the light with your right hand or athame, drawing its light down and into your forehead.
  • Intone: Atah (Thou Art)
  • Visualize the light descending downward through your body.
  • Point your right hand toward your feet.
  • Intone: Malkuth (The Kingdom)
  • Feel the connection between your crown and the Earth.
  • Touch your right shoulder with your right hand.
  • Visualize the light extending up to and beyond your right shoulder.
  • Intone: Ve-Geburah (The Power)
  • Cross over and touch your left shoulder with your right hand.
  • Visualize the light extending over to and beyond your left shoulder.
  • Intone: Ve-Gedulah (The Glory)
  • Bring hands together in prayer position.
  • Intone: Le-Olahm (Forever unto the Ages)
  • Resonate in the Cross of Light running through your body.
  • Intone: Amen

 

References

  1. Modern Magick by Donald Kraig
  2. Guide to the Golden Dawn Enochian Scrying Tarot by Bill & Judi Genaw with Chic & S. Tabatha Cicero