A reader comments on my previous post, How to Rid Yourself of Demons Just a quick note on 'how to rid yourself of a demon' our inner desires, fears, lusts are all catalogued in the Dictionnaire infernal by Mr DePlancy, you should see these 69 demons as maps of the mind, their true intention NOT as self empowered entities but as a guide to illustrating and identifying the … [Read more...]
The Goetia is the first book of the 17th century grimoire, The Lesser Key of Solomon, which was translated into English by SL MacGregor Mathers in 1904 and later used extensively by Aleister Crowley. The Goetia provides a catalog of 72 demons that can be summoned to do one's bidding. Read articles about the Goetia below.
Before I get into this, the purpose of this site is not to describe in lurid detail how to summon a 'demon'. I think the concept is silly. My interest lies in philosophy - defining 'evil,' the problem of evil, and the ongoing struggle between good and evil. Yet I get a ton of inquiries about it. If you're the type of person who thinks 'summoning a demon' to do your bidding … [Read more...]
From a reader: A spiritualist talks about various voodoo deities and demons and their sources. I study religions (and their ancient beginnings, and live in the french quarter of New Orleans. I am a spiritualist (as they term it here) and have constant exposure to various voodoo deities and demons of many country sources. Here, they are often reachable in residence of … [Read more...]
Pseudomonarchia daemonum - Johann Wier (1583) (quoted) Zepar is a great duke, appearing as a souldier, inflaming women with the loove of men, and when he is bidden he changeth their shape, untill they maie enjoie their beloved, he also maketh them barren, and six and twentie legions are at his obeie and commandement. Goetia - S. L. MacGregor Mathers (1904) (quoted) … [Read more...]
Pseudomonarchia daemonum - Johann Wier (1583) (quoted) Zagan is a great king and a president, he commeth abroad like a bull, with griphens wings, but when he taketh humane shape, he maketh men wittie, he turneth all mettals into the coine of that dominion, and turneth water into wine, and wine into water, he also turneth bloud into wine, & wine into bloud, & a foole into a … [Read more...]