Lesser Banishing Ritual of the Hexagram

(Ritual Magic of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn)

Copyright © 1999, David Griffin

Ritual

1. Look around and assure yourself that the Charged Force of any Consecrated Magical Implements will not be accidentally banished.

2. Stand West of the Altar facing East. Perform the Analysis of the Key Word.

3. Go to the East of the Altar. Trace a golden white (the color of a candle flame) Saturn Banishing Hexagram (Eastern form) with your Planetary Banishing Dagger while vibrating "ARARIThA." Project white Light through it using the Sign of the Enterer. Give the Sign of Silence.

4. Pierce the center of the Hexagram with the Dagger. Trace a line of white Light as you move to the South. Finish the line at the point where the center of the next Hexagram will be.

5. Trace a golden white Saturn Banishing Hexagram (Southern form) with your Dagger while vibrating "ARARIThA." Project white Light through it using the Sign of the Enterer. Give the Sign of Silence.

6. Pierce the center of the Hexagram with the Dagger. Trace a line of white Light as you move to the West. Finish the line at the point where the center of the next Hexagram will be.

7. Trace a golden white Saturn Banishing Hexagram (Western form) with your Dagger while vibrating "ARARIThA." Project white Light through it using the Sign of the Enterer. Give the Sign of Silence.

8. Pierce the center of the Hexagram with the Dagger. Trace a line of white Light as you move to the North. Finish the line at the point where the center of the next Hexagram will be.

9. Trace a golden white Saturn Banishing Hexagram (Northern form) with your Dagger while vibrating "ARARIThA." Project white Light through it using the Sign of the Enterer. Give the Sign of Silence.

10. Pierce the center of the Hexagram with the Dagger. Trace a line of white Light as you move back to the East. Complete the Circle by finishing the line in the center of the first Hexagram (i.e. where you began).

11. Go to the West of the Altar facing East.

12. Repeat the Analysis of the Key Word in closing.