THE GREATER
THELEMIC RITUAL
OF THE PENTAGRAM

Issued by the
Thelemic Order
of the Golden Dawn

 

Touch the forehead, and say HOOR-PAAR-KRAAT.

Touch the breast, and say HERU-RA-HA.

Touch the genitals, and say RA-HOOR-KHUIT.

Touch the right shoulder, and say TA-NECH.

Touch the left shoulder, and say BES-NA-MAUT.

Clasp the hands on the breast, and say ANKH-AF-NA-KHONSU.

Advance to the East, trace the Passive Spirit Pentagram with the Sigil of Spirit in its Center, and  HOOR-PA-KRAAT.

Give the Portal Signs (Signs of Spirit: the Rending and Closing of the Veil).

Trace the Earth Pentagram with the Sigil of Taurus in its Center, and vibrate THERION.

Give the Sign of Earth (Sign of the God Set Fighting).

Turn to the North, trace the Active Spirit Pentagram with the Sigil of Spirit in its Center, and vibrate  RA-HOOR-KHUIT.

Give the Portal Signs (Signs of Spirit: the Rending and Closing of the Veil).

Trace the Air Pentagram with the Sigil of Aquarius in its Center, and vibrate NUIT.

Give the Sign of Air (Sign of the God Shu supporting the Sky).

Turn to the West, trace the Passive Spirit Pentagram with the Sigil of Spirit in its Center, and vibrate HOOR-PA-KRAAT.

Give the Portal Signs (Signs of Spirit: the Rending and Closing of the Veil).

Trace the Water Pentagram with the Sigil of Scorpio in its Center, and vibrate BABALON.

Give the Sign of Water (Sign of the Goddess Auramoth).

Turn to the South, trace the Active Spirit Pentagram with the Sigil of Spirit in its Center, and vibrate RA-HOOR-KHUIT.

Give the Portal Signs (Signs of Spirit: the Rending and Closing of the Veil).

Trace the Fire Pentagram with the Sigil of Leo in its Center, and vibrate HADIT.

Give the Sign of Fire (Sign of the Goddess Thoum-aesh-neith).

Return to the East, completing the Circle, extend the arms in the form of a Cross, and say:

Before me AMESHET;

Behind me TUMAUTEF;

On my right hand, KABESHUNT;

On my left hand, AHEPHI;

For about me flames the Star of Five,

And in the column shines the Star of Six.

Repeat the Thelemic Cross.

Thelemic Order of the Golden Dawn