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A.·. A.·. Syllabus
Account of A.·. A.·.
Book of the Law
Mass of the Phoenix
Slopes of Abiegnus
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Facing East, in the centre, draw deep deep deep thy breath closing thy mouth with thy right forefinger prest against thy lower lip. Then dashing down the hand with a great sweep back and out, expelling forcibly thy breath, cry [APO PANTOS KAKODAIMONOS]. With the same forefinger touch thy forehead, and say [SOI], thy member, and say [O PHALLE]*, thy right shoulder, and say [ISCHUROS], thy left shoulder, and say [EUCHARISTOS]; then clasp thine hands, locking the fingers, and cry IAO. Advance to the East. Imagine strongly a Pentagram, aright, in thy forehead. Drawing the hands to the eyes, fling it forth, making the sign of Horus and roar [THERION]. Retire thine hand in the sign of Hoor-paar-Kraat.
Go round to the North and repeat; but say NUIT.
Go round to the West and repeat; but whisper BABALON.
Go round to the South and repeat; but bellow HADIT.
Completing the circle widdershins, retire to the centre and raise thy voice in the Paian, with these words IÕ PAN, with the signs of N.O.X.
Extend the arms in the form of a Tau and say low but clear:
[PRO MOU IUNGES OPICHO MOU TELETARCHAI EPI DEXIA CHUNOCHES EPARISTERA DAIMONOS PHEG EI GAR PERI MOU O ASTER TON PENTE KAI EN TEI STELEI O ASTER TON EX ESTEXE.]
Repeat the Cross Qabalistic, as above, and end as thou didst begin.
* The secret sense of these words is to be sought in the numeration thereof.