The Lesser Banishing Ritual of the Pentagram

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I. Touching the forehead say Ateh.

II. Touching the breast1 say Malkuth.

III. Touching the right shoulder, say ve-Geburah.

IV. Touching the left shoulder, say ve-Gedulah.

V. Clasping the hands upon the breast1, say le-Olahm, Amen.

The Ritual

VI. Turning to the East, make a pentagram2 (that of Earth) with the proper weapon (usually the Wand). say (i.e. vibrate) IHVH (pronounced: "Yod Heh Vav Heh").

VII. Turning to the South, the same, but say ADNI (pronounced "A-do-nai").

VIII. Turning to he West, the same, but say AHIH (pronounced "Eh-Hei-Yeh").

IX. Turning to the North, the same, but say AGLA (pronounced "A-Geh-La").

X. Extending the arms in the form of a cross say:

XI. "Before me Raphael"

XII. "Behind me Gabriel"

XIII. "On my right hand Michael"

XIV. "On my left hand Auriel"

XV. "For about me flames the Pentagram"

XVI. "And in the Column stands the six-rayed Star!"

XVII-XXI. Repeat (I) to (V), the "Qabalistic Cross."

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