RESULT: The Magick Record and
Journal successfully charged and ready for use as a record of the
grade and as a talisman to bind the words to the knowledge and events.
FORMULA: (Gathering Energy +
Imprinting Energy) * Channeling Energy = Charging Talisman
PROCEDURE: Ready a suitable state
of being for the Magician, gather energy by chanting, channel energy
by contact, then anointing the objects with the Oil (Abramelin Oil)
and a blessing.
IMPLEMENTS: Books suitable for use
as a Magick Record and Magick Journal, two candles, and incense.
The candles, books, oil and incense
are arranged and lit, then left long enough for the incense fumes to
fill the work area. In this way the Magician enters the area in the
candlelight and immediately savors the strong scent
Every action and effort must be
done with reverence. Upon sitting with legs crossed, the Magician
pauses, gathering intent, and slowly, firmly places a hand on each
The chant continues until the hands
are numb and yet impassioned with the flow of energy. If true success
is achieved, the books, now talismanic tools, will shimmer as if
glowing from the infused energies stained upon them. This shimmering
may not be possible to see until the Student achieves some success in
developing the Higher-Sight in the Neophyte grade.
Nevertheless, anyone of a higher grade will be able to verify the
The anointing with oil is
accomplished by dabbing, with the finger, oil along the three open
sides of the books. While dabbing each book the blessing is spoken.
The blessing is customized to the nature of each talisman. That being
the Magick Record as the omnibus of knowledge, and the Magick
Journal as the examination of knowledge.
Each blessing can be followed by
the snuffing of a candle, leaving the Magician in darkness suitable
for a moment of reflection, before retiring from the working space.
Note: Using the charts in Liber
DCCLXXII, the Probationer must determine the suitable nature for
everything included in the spell. From what type of candles and
incense are used, to ensuring the language reflects the nature chosen.
For example, if it is determined that the result will be
accomplished by attributing everything in the spell to YESOD, then the
Candles would be white or beeswax (suitable to the Moon which is in
the house of YESOD) and the incense would be Lavender or some other
virginal scent. After selecting a suitable nature (theme), a list of
all attributes is made using the appropriate and this list provides
assistance in the writing, and, more importantly, the tone of the