The Lesser Ritual of the Pentagram
Use Banishing Earth pentagrams under normal circumstances.
Words in parenthesis are only for pronunciation guides or translation and are
not to be spoken.
- Face East. Touching the forehead say Ateh (Unto Thee)
- Touching the breast say Malkuth (the Kingdom)
- Touching the right shoulder, say Ve-Geburah (and the power)
- Touching the left shoulder, say Ve-Gedulah (and the glory)
- Clasping the hand upon the breast, say le-OLAHM, AMEN (to the
- Facing East, make pentagram (that of Earth) with the proper weapon (e.g.
wand). Vibrate IHVH (Ye-ho-vah)
- Turning to the South, the same, but vibrate ADNI (Adonai)
- Turning to the West, the same, but vibrate AHIH (Eh-hey-eh)
- Turning to the North, the same, but vibrate AGLA (AGLA)
- Return East. Extend the arms in the form of a cross and say:
- Before me Raphael
- Behind me Gabriel
- On my right hand Michael
- On my left hand Auriel
- For about me flames the pentagram,
- And in the column stands the six-rayed Star.
17. - 21. Repeat Qabalistic Cross (#'s 1 - 5 )
Earth Pentagram - draw starting at the point indicated and in the direction
of the arrow.