Internet Book of Shadows, (Various Authors), , at sacred-texts.com
Hierophant: Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law.
Hierophant: Ve Gabolah.
Ring bell 5-5-5-5-5
Priest strikes staff upon ground 3-3-3, 5-5-5-5-5, 3-3-3
Return bell and staff to altar.
Hierophant: Let all adore the King of Fire.
All do the god form of
PUER, the fire of
NOX, facing Altar.
Hierophant picks up dagger and points toward the East, standing in the West.
TETRAGRAMMATON TZABOATH (all repeat)
ALGA (all repeat)
BITOM (all repeat)
Hierophant: In the sacred names and letters:
OIP * TEAA * PDOCEE *
In thy name: IHVH TZABAVTH
Hierophant: I declare the sacred fire one and eternal in all worlds seen and unseen.
(priest lights censer)
Hierophant: Glory be the light, eternal fortress on the frontiers of darkness. Blessed Be. (all repeat)
Priest drops more incense in censer.
Hierophant: Hail those from the caverns of the dark. (sign of enterer)
Bell: 3-3-3 5-5-5-5-5 3-3-3
(sign of silence)
Hierophant: Behold, the West is Ameti, Land of the Dead to which many have gone for rest and renewal.
OPEN WIDE THE GATES THROUGH WHICH ALL MUST PASS
LET THE SHELLS OF KINDERED SOULS RETURN THIS NIGHT
GUIDED BY THE SACRED FIRE SEEN IN ALL WORLDS
DESCEND UPON US, ALL ARE TRULY WELCOME TO OUR FESTIVAL.
MAY YOU REMAIN AMONG US TILL THE FIRST LIGHT OF DAWN...
IN PEACE AND HARMONY
APPROACH THE WALLS OF OUR CASTLE (all repeat)
3-3-3, 5-5-5-5-5, 3-3-3
(put more incense in censer)
Hierophant: Hail those from the caverns of the dark. (all repeat)
pick up contract at sacrifice;
KINDRED SOULS HERE THIS NIGHT, TO THEE WE GIVE OUR SACRIFICE
UPON THIS PAPER WE EACH HAVE WRITTEN A CONTRACT BINDING OF SOULS TO SOULS
SO INTO THE FLAMES & LET IT BE CONSUMED
IT IS BETWEEN YOU AND I, NO ONE ELSE.
as written, to bind the contract, drink of the blood.
So mote it be (all repeat).
Others who desire a sacrifice may now do such; come forward one after another.
all participating in the sacrifice
drop in 'contract' repeating as before
with wine then saying 'so mote it be'...
all should repeat after each sacrifice 'so mote it be'.
After last sacrifice; all raise hands upward, vibrating
Hierophant: Our sacrificing done, I proclaim this evening rite over.
LOVE IS THE LAW, LOVE UNDER WILL. (all repeat)