Called “The Black Pope” by many of
his followers, Anton LaVey began the road to High Priesthood of
Church of Satan when he was only 16 years old and an organ player in a
“On Saturday night I would see men
lusting after half-naked girls dancing at the carnival, and on Sunday morning
when I was playing the organ for
tent-show evangelists at the other end of the carnival lot, I would see these
same men sitting in the pews with their wives and children, asking God to
forgive them and purge them of carnal desires. And the next Saturday night
they’d be back at the carnival or some other place of indulgence.
“I knew then that the Christian Church
thrives on hypocrisy, and that man’s carnal nature will out!”
that time early in his life his path was clear. Finally, on the last night of
April, 1968 -Walpurgisnacht, the
important festival of the believers in witchcraft-LaVey shaved his head in the
tradition of ancient
and announced the formation of The Church Of Satan. He had seen the need for a
recapture man’s bocly and his carnal desires as objects of celebration “Since
worship of fleshly things produces pleasure,” he said, “there
would then be a temple of glorious indulgence
The Satanic Bible Anton Szandor LaVey
by Burton H. Wolfe 9
NINE SATANIC STATEMENTS
-BOOK OF SATAN-
The Infernal Diatribe 27
-BOOK OF LUCIFER-
The Enlightenment 37
I Wanted!: God-Dead or Alive
The God You SAVE May he Yourself
III Some Evidence of a New Satanic Age
the Devil, and How to Sell Your Soul
V Love and Hate 64
VI Satanic Sex 66
VII Not all Vampires Suck Blood
Indulgence . . . NOT Compulsion
On the Choice of a Human Sacrifice
Life After Death Through Fulfillment of the Ego
The Black Mass
The Mastery of the Earth
Theory and Practice of Satanic Magic (Definition and Purpose of Lesser
and Greater Magic)
The Three Types of Satanic Ritual
The Ritual, or "Intellectual Decompression;' Chamber
The Ingredients Used in the performance of Satanic Magic:
The Balance Factor
The Satanic Ritual:
Some Notes Which are to he Observed Before Beginning Ritual
The Thirteen Steps
Devices U5ed in Satanic Ritual
Invocation to Satan
The Infernal Names
Invocation Employed Towards the Conjuration of Lust
Invocation Employed Towards the Conjuration of Destruction
Invocation Employed Towards the Conjuration of Compassion
The Enochian Keys (The nineteen Keys will be listed here in
On a winter’s evening in 1967, I drove
crosstown in San Francisco to hear Anton Szandor LaVey lecture at an open
meeting of the Sexual Freedom League. I was attracted by newspaper articles
describing him as “the Black Pope” of a Satanic church in which baptism, wedding, and funeral ceremonies were dedicated to the
Devil. I was a free-lance magazine writer, and I felt there might he a story
in LaVey and his contemporary pagans; for the Devil has always made “good
copy,” as they say on the city desk
It was not the practice of the black
arts itself that I considered to he the
story, because that is nothing new in the world. There were Devil-worshiping
sects and voodoo cults before there were Christians. In eighteenth-century
England a Hell-Fire Club, with connections to the American colonies through
Benjamin Franklin, gained some brief notoriety. During the early part of the
twentieth century, the press publicized Aleister Crowley as the “wickedest
man in the world.” And there were hints in the 1920s and ‘30s
of a “black order” in Germany.
To this seemingly old story LaVey and
his organization of contemporary Faustians offered two strikingly new chapters.
First, they blasphemously represented themselves as a “church,” a term
previously confined to branches of Christianity, instead of the traditional
coven of Satanism and witchcraft lore. Second. they practiced their black
magic openly instead of underground.
Rather than arrange a preliminary
interview with LaVey for discussion of his heretical innovations, my usual
first step in research, I decided to watch and listen to him as an
unidentified member of an audience. He was described in some newspapers as a
former circus and carnival lion tamer
and trickster now representing himself as the Devil’s representative on
earth, and I wanted to determine first whether he was a true Satanist, a
prankster, or a quack. I had already met people in the limelight
the occult business; in fact, Jeane Dixon was my landlady and I had a chance
to write about her before Ruth Montgomery did. But I considered all the
occultists phonies, hypocrites, or quacks, and I would never spend five
minutes writing about their various forms of hocus-pocus.
All the occultists I had met or heard of
seers, prophesiers, and witches wrapping their supposedly mystic powers around
God-based, spiritual communication. LaVey, seeming to laugh at them if not
spit on them in con-tempt, emerged from between the lines of newspaper stories
as a black magician basing his work on the dark side of nature and the carnal
side of humanity. There seemed to be nothing spiritual about his “church.”
As I listened to LaVey talk that first
time, I realized at once there was nothing to connect him with the occult
business. He could not even be described as metaphysical. The brutally frank
talk he delivered was pragmatic, relativistic, and above all rational. It was
unorthodox, to be sure: a blast at established religious worship, repression
of humanity’s carnal nature, phony pretense at piety in the course of an
existence based on dog-eat-dog material pursuits. It was also full of sardonic
satire on human folly. But most important of all, the talk was logical. It was
not quack magic that LaVey offered his audience. It was common sense
philosophy based on the realities of life.
After I became convinced of LaVey’s
sincerity, I had to convince him that I intended
to do some serious research instead of adding to the accumulation of hack
articles dealing with the Church of Satan as a new type of freak show. I boned
up on Satanism, discussed its history and rationale with LaVey, and attended
some midnight rituals in the famous Victorian manse once used as Church of
Satan headquarters. Out of all that I produced a serious article, only to find
that was not what the publishers of “respectable” magazines wanted. They
were interested only in the freak show kind of article. Finally, it was a
so-called “girlie” or “man’s” magazine, Knight
of September 1968, that published the first definitive article on LaVey,
the Church of Satan, and LaVey’s synthesis of the old Devil legends and
black magic lore into the modern philosophy and practice of Satanism that all
followers and imitators now use as their model, their guide, and even their
My magazine article was the beginning,
not the end (as it has
with my other writing subjects), of a long and intimate association. Out of it
came my biography of LaVey, The Devil’s
Avenger, published by Pyramid in 1974. After the book was published, I
became a card-carrying member and, subsequently, a priest in the Church of
Satan, a title I now proudly share with many celebrated persons. The
postmidnight philosophical discussions I began with LaVey in 1967 continue
today, a decade later, supplemented sometimes these days by a nifty witch or
some of our own music, him on organ and me on drums, in a bizarre cabaret populated by
superrealistic humanoids of LaVey’s creation.
AH of LaVey’s background seemed to
prepare him for his role. He is the descendent of Georgian, Romanian, and
Alsatian grandparents, including a gypsy grandmother who passed on to him the
legends of vampires and witches in her native Transylvania. As early as the
age of five, LaVey was reading Weird-Tales
magazines and books such as Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein
and Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Though
he was different from other children, they appointed him as leader in
marches and maneuvers in mock military orders.
In 1942, when LaVey was twelve, his
fascination with toy soldiers led to concern over World War II. He delved into
military manuals and discovered that arsenals for the equipment of armies and
navies could be bought like groceries in a supermarket and used to conquer
nations. The idea took shape in his head that contrary to what the Christian
Bible said, the earth would not be inherited by the meek, but by the mighty.
In high school LaVey became something of
an offbeat child prodigy. Reserving his most serious studies for outside the
school, he delved into music, metaphysics, and secrets of the occult. At
fifteen, he became second oboist in the San Francisco Ballet Symphony
Orchestra. Bored with high school classes, LaVey dropped out in his junior
year, left home, and joined the Clyde Beatty Circus as a cage boy, watering
and feeding the lions and tigers. Animal trainer Bratty noticed that LaVey was
comfortable working with the big cats and made him an assistant trainer.
Possessed since childhood by a passion for
the arts, for culture, LaVey was not content merely with the excitement of
training jungle beasts and working them in the ring as a fill-in for Bratty.
By age ten he had taught himself to play the piano
ear. This came in handy when the circus calliope player came drunk before a
performance and was unable to go on; LaVey volunteered to replace him,
confident he could handle the unfamiliar organ keyboard well enough to provide
the necessary background music. It turned out he knew more music and played
better than the regular calliopist, so Beatty cashiered the drunk and
installed LaVey at the instrument. He accompanied the “Human Cannonball,”
Hugo Zachia, and the Wallendas’ high-wire acts, among others.
When LaVey was eighteen he left the
circus and joined a carnival. There he became assistant to a magician, learned
hypnosis, and studied more about the occult. It was a curious combination.
On the one side he was working in an atmosphere of life at its rawest level of
earthy music; the smell of wild animals and sawdust; acts in which a second
of missed timing meant accident or death; performances that demanded youth and
strength, and shed those who grew old like last year’s clothes; a world of
physical excitement that had magical attractions. On the other side, he was
working with magic in the dark side of the human brain. Perhaps the strange
combination influenced the way he began to view humanity as he played organ
for carnival sideshows.
“On Saturday night,”
LaVey recalled in one of our long
“I would see men
lusting after half-naked girls dancing
at the carnival, and on Sunday morning whim I was playing organ for tent-show
evangelists at the other end of the carnival lot, I would see these same men
sitting in the pews with their wives and children, asking God to forgive them
and purge them of carnal desires. And the next Saturday night they’d be back
at the carnival or some other place of indulgence. I knew then that the
Christian church thrives on hypocrisy, and that man’s human nature will out
no matter how much it is purged or scourged by any white-light religion.”
LaVey did not realize it then, he was on his way toward formulating a religion
that would serve as the antithesis of Christianity and its Judaic heritage. It
was an old religion, older than Christianity or Judaism. But it had never been
formalized, arranged into a body of thought and ritual. That was to become
LaVey’s role in twentieth century civilization.
LaVey became a married man himself in 1951, at age twenty-one, he abandoned
the wondrous world of the carnival
settle into a career better suited for homemaking. He had been enrolled as a
criminology major at the City College of San Francisco. That led to his first
conformist job, photographer for the San Francisco Police Department As it
worked out, that job had as much to do as any other with his development of
Satanism as a way of life.
“I saw the bloodiest, grimiest side of
Human nature,” LaVey recounted in a session dealing with his past life. “People
shot by nuts, knifed by their friends; little kids splattered in the gutter by
hit-and-run drivers. It was disgusting and depressing. I asked myself: ‘Where
is God?’ I came to detest the sanctimonious attitude of people toward
violence, always ‘saying it’s God’s will.’
So he quit in disgust after three years
of being a crime photographer and returned to playing organ, this time in
night-clubs and theaters to earn a living while he continued his studies into
his life’s passion: the black arts. Once a week he held classes on arcane
topics: hauntings. E.S.P., dreams, vampires, werewolves, divination,
ceremonial magic, etc. They attracted many people who were, or have since
become, well known in the arts and sciences, and the business world.
Eventually a “Magic Circle” evolved from this group.
The major purpose of the Circle was to
meet for the performance of magical rituals LaVey had discovered or devised He
had accumulated a library of works that described the Black Mass and other
infamous ceremonies conducted by groups such as the Knights Templar in
fourteenth-century France, the Hell Fire Club and the Golden Dawn in
eighteenth- and nineteenth-century England. The intent of some of these secret
orders was to blaspheme, lampoon the Christian church, and address
themselves to the Devil as an anthropomorphic deity that represented the
reverse of God. In LaVey’s view, the Devil was not that, but rather a dark,
hidden force in nature responsible for the workings of earthly affairs, a
force for which neither science nor religion had any explanation. LaVey’s
Satan is “the spirit of progress, the inspirer of all great movements that
contribute to the development of civilization and the advancement of mankind.
He is the spirit of revolt that leads to freedom, the embocliment of all
heresies that liberate:”
On the last night of April 196&~Walpurgisnacht,
the most important festival in the lore of magic and witchcraft-LaVey
shaved his head in accordance with magical tradition and announced the
formation of the Church of Satan. For proper identification as its minister,
he put on the clerical collar. Up to that collar he looked almost holy. But
his Genghis Khanlike shaven head, his Mephistophelian beard, and his narrow
eyes gave him the necessary demonic look for his priesthood of the Devil’s
church on earth.
“For one thing,” LaVey explained
himself, “calling it a church enabled me to follow the magic formula of one
part outrage to nine parts social respectability that is needed for success.
But the main purpose was to gather a group of like-minded individuals together
for the use of their combined energies in calling up the dark force in nature
that is called Satan.”
As LaVey pointed out, all other churches
are based on worship of the spirit and denial of the flesh and the
intellect. He Saw the need for a church that would recapture man’s mind and
casual desires as objects of celebration. Rational self-interest would be
encouraged and a healthy ego championed.
He began to realize that the old concept
of a Black Mass to Satirize Christian services was outmoded or, as he put it,
“beating a dead horse.” In the Church of Satan, LaVey initiated some
exhilarating psychodramas, in lieu of Christianity’s self-debasing services,
thereby exorcising repression’s and irdubitions fostered by white-light
There was a revolution in the Christian
church itself against orthodox rites and traditions. It had become popular to
dare that “God is dead.” So, the alternative rites that LaVey worked out,
while still maintaining some of the trappings of ancient ceremonies, were
changed from a negative mockery to positive forms of celebrations and purges:
Satanic weddings consecrating the joys of the flesh, funerals devoid of sancti
monious platitudes, lust rituals to help individuals attain their sex desires,
destruction rituals to enable members of the Satanic church to triumph over
On special occasions such as baptisms,
weddings, and funeral5 in the name of the Devil, press coverage,
though unsolicited, was phenomenal. By 1967 the newspapers that were sending
reporters to write about the Church of Satan extended from San Francisco
across the Pacific to Tokyo and across the Atlantic to Paris. A photo of a
nude woman, half covered by
leopard skin, serving as an altar to Satan in a LaVey-conceived wedding
ceremony, was transmitted by major wire services to daily newspapers
everywhere; and it showed up on the front page of such bulwarks of the media
as the Los Angeles Times. As the
result of the publicity, grottos (LaVey’s counterpart to covens)
affiliated with the Church of Satan spread throughout the world, proving one
of LaVey’s cardinal m~ Sages: the Devil is alive and highly popular with a
great many people.
Of course Lavey pointed out to anyone
who would listen that the Devil to him and his followers was not the
stereotyped fellow cloaked in red garb, with horns, tail and pitchfork, but
rather the dark forces in nature that human beings are just beginning to
fathom. How did LaVey square that explanation with his own appearance at times
in black cowl with horns? He replied. “People need ritual, with symbols such
as those you find in baseball games or church services or wars, as vehicles
for expending emotions they can’t release or even understand on their own.”
Nevertheless, LaVey himself soon tired of the games.
There were setbacks. First, some of
LaVey’s neighbors began complaining about the full-grown lion he was keeping
as a house pet, and eventually the big cat was donated to the local zoo. Next,
one of LaVey’s most devoted witches, Jayne Mansfield, died under a curse he
had placed on the head of her suitor, lawyer Sam Brody, for a variety of
reasons I have explained in The D~il’5
Avenger; LaVey had persistently warned her away from Brody and felt
depressed over her death. It was the second tragic death in the sixties of a
Hollywood sex symbol with whom he had been intimately involved; the other was
Marilyn Monroe, LaVey’s paramour for a brief but crucial period in 1948 when
he had quit the carnival and was playing organ for strippers around the Los
On top of all that, LaVey was tired of
organizing entertainment’s and purges for his church members. He had gotten
in touch with the last living remnants of the prewar occult fraternities of
Europe, was busily acquiring their philosophies and secret rituals left over
from the pre-Hitler era, and needed time to study, write and work Out new
principles. He had long been experimenting with and applying the principles of
geo. metric spacial concepts in what he terms “The Law of the
(He scoffs at current faddists who are “barking up the wrong pyramids.”)
He was also becoming widely sought as speaker, guest on radio and television
programs, and production and/or technical adviser to scores of television
producers and moviemakers turning out satanic chillers. Sometimes he was
also an actor. As sociologist Clinton R. Sanders points out: “. . . no
occultist has had as direct an impact upon fonnulaic cinematic presentations
of Satanism as has Anton Szandor LaVey. Ritual and esoteric symbolism are
central elements in LaVey’s church and the films in which he has had a
hand contain detailed portrayals of satanic rites and are filled with
traditional occult symbols. The emphasis upon ritual in the Church of Satan is
‘intended to focus the emotional powcr5 within each individual.’
Similarly, the ornate ritualism that is central to LaVey’s films may
reasonably be seen as a mechanism to involve and focus the emotional
experience of the cinema audience.”
At last LaVey decided to transfer
rituals and other organized activities to Church of Satan grottos around the
world, and devote himself to writing, lecturing, teaching-and to his family:
Diane, the blonde beauty who serves as High Priestess of the Church;
raven-haired daughter Karla, now in her early twenties, a criminology major
like her father before, spending much of her time lecturing on Satanism at
universities in many parts of the country; and finally, Zeena, remembered by
people who saw the famous photo of the Satanic Church baptism as a tiny tot,
but now a gorgeously developed teenager attracting a growing pack of wolves,
human male variety.
Out of LaVey’s relatively quiescent
period came his widely read, pioneering books: First, The Satanic Bible, which at this writing is in its twelfth edition
(and this is my second, revised introduction, after having written the
original introduction to the first edition) - Second, The Satanic Ritual’, which covers more of the somber, complex
material LaVey unearthed from his increasing sources. And third, The
Corn pleat Witch, a bestseller in Italy but, sadly, allowed by its
American publisher to go out of print with its potential unfulfilled.
LaVey’s spreading Out from organized
church activities to writing books for worldwide distribution has, of course,
greatly expanded Church of Satan membership. Satanism’s growing popularity
has naturally been accompanied by scare stories from
groups complaining that The Satanic
Bible now Outsells the Christian Bible on college campuses and is a
leading causative factor in youngsters’ turning away from God. And certainly
one suspects that Pope Paul had LaVey in mind when he issued his worldwide
proclamation two years ago that the Devil is “alive” and “a person,” a
living, fire-breathing character spreading evil over the earth. LaVey,
maintaining that “evil” is “live” spelled backward and should be
indulged in and enjoyed, answers the pope and the religious sent groups this
“People, organizations, nations are
making millions of dollars off us. What would they do without us? Without
the Church of Satan, they wouldn’t have anybody to rage at and to take the
blame for all the terrible things happening in the world. If they really feel
this way, they shouldn’t have blown us out of proportion. What you really
have to believe instead is that they are
the charlatans, and they’re really glad to have us around so they can
exploit us. We’re an extremely valuable commodity. We’ve helped business,
lifted up the economy, and some of the millions of dollars we have generated
have in turn flowed into the Christian church. We have proved many times over
the Ninth Satanic Statement that says the church-and countless individuals
cannot exist without the Devil.”
For that the Christian church must pay a
price. The events that LaVey predicted in the first edition of The
Satanic Bible have come to pass. Repressed people have burst their bonds.
Sex has exploded, the collective libido has beer’ released, in movies and
literature, on the streets, and in the home. People are dancing topless and
bottomless. Nuns have thrown off their traditional habits, exposed their legs,
and danced the “Missa Solemnis Rock” that LaVey thought he was conjuring
up as a prank. There is a ceaseless universal quest for entertainment, gourmet
foods and wines, adventure, enjoyment of the here and now. Humanity is no
longer willing to wait for any afterlife that promises to reward the clean,
pure - translate: ascetic, drab-spirit. There is a mood of neopaganism and
hedonism, and from it there have emerged a wide variety of brilliant
individuals~octors, lawyers, engineers, teachers, writers, stockbrokers, real estate
developers, actors and actresses, mass communications media people (to cite
a few categories of Satanists)
are interested in formalizing and perpetuating this all-pervading religion and
way of life.
It is not an easy religion to adopt in a
society ruled so long by Puritan ethics. There is no false altruism or
mandatory love-thy-neighbor concept in this religion. Satanism is a blatantly
selfish, brutal philosophy. It is based on the belief that Human beings are
inherently selfish, violent creatures, that life is a Darwinian struggle for
survival of the fittest, that only the strong survive and the earth will be
ruled by those who fight to win the ceaseless competition that exists in all
jungles including those of urbanized society. Abhor this brutal outlook if you
will; it is based, as it has beer’ for centuries, on real conditions that
exist in the world we inhabit rather than the mystical lands of milk and honey
depicted in the Christian Bible.
Satanic Bible, Anton LaVey has explained the philosophy of Satanism more
profoundly than any of his ancestors in the Kingdom of Darkness, while
describing in detail the innovative rituals and trappings he has devised to
create a church of realists. It has been clear from the first edition that
many people want to read this book to learn how to start satanic groups and
ritualize black magic. The Satanic Bible
and The Satanic Rituals are the
only books that have demonstrated, in a way that is authentic and true to
relevant traditions, how all of that can be done. There have beer’ many
imitators, never attributing their source, and with good reason; because once
the shabbiness and shallowness of the imitators have been compared to LaVey’s
pioneering work, there can no longer be any market for the rip-off artists.
The evidence is clear to any who are
willing to view the record: Anton LaVey brought Satan out of the closet and
the Church of Satan is the fountainhead of contemporary Satanism This book
summarizes the message both convey, and remains both challenge and
inspiration, as timely today as when it was written
FRANSISCO December 25, 1976 (XI Anno Satanas)
This book was written because, with very few exceptions, every tract and
paper, every “secret” grimoire, all the “great works” on the subject
of magic, are nothing more than sanctimonious fraud -guilt-ridden ramblings
and esoteric gibberish by chroniclers of magical lore unable or unwilling to
present an objective view of the subject. Writer after writer, in efforts to
state the principles of “white and black magic,” has succeeded instead in
clouding the entire issue so badly that the would-be student of sorcery winds
up stupidly pushing a planchette over a Ouija board, standing inside a
pentagram waiting for a demon to present itself, limply tossing I.Ching yarrow
stalks like so many stale pretzels, shuffling pasteboards to foretell a future
which has lost any meaning, attending seminars guaranteed to flatten his ego -
while doing the same to his wallet-and in general making a blithering fool
of himself in the eyes of those who know!
The true magus knows that occult bookshelves abound with the brittle
relics of frightened minds and sterile bodies, metaphysical journals of
self-deceit, and constipated rule-books of Eastern mysticism. Far too long has
the subject of Satanic magic and philosophy been written down by wild-eyed
journalists of the right-hand path.
The old literature is the by-product of
brains festering with fear and defeat, written unknowingly for the assistance
of those who really rule the earth, and who, from their Hellish thrones, laugh
with noisome mirth.
The flames of Hell burn brighter for the
kindling supplied by these volumes of hoary misinformation and false prophecy.
Herein you will find truth-and fantasy.
Each is necessary for the other to exist; but each must be recognized for
it is. What you see may not always please you; but you will
Here is Satanic thought from a truly Satanic point of view.
Church of Satan
Francisco, Walpurgisnacht 1968
gods of the right-hand path have bickered and quarreled for an entire age of
earth. Each of these deities and their respective priests and ministers have
attempted to find wisdom in their own lies. The ice age of religious thought
can last but a limited time in this great scheme of human existence. The gods
of wisdom-defiled have had their saga, and their millennium hath become as
reality. Each, with his own "divine" path to paradise, bath accused
the other of heresies and spiritual indiscretions. The Ring of the Nibelungen
doth carry an ever-lasting curse, but only because those who seek it think in
terms of "Good" and "Evil"-themselves being at all times
"Good." The gods of the past have become as their own devils in
order to live. Feebly, their ministers play the devil's game to fill their
tabernacles and pay the mortgages on their temples. Alas, too long have they
studied "righteousness," and poor and incompetent devils they
make. So they all join hands in "brotherly" unity, and in their
desperation go to Valhalla for their last great ecumenical council.
"Draweth near in the gloom the twilight of the gods." The ravens of
night have flown forth to summon Loki, who hath set Valhalla aflame with the
searing trident of the Inferno. The twilight is done. A glow of new light is
borne Out of the night and Lucifer is risen, once more to proclaim:
is the age of Satan! Satan Rules the Earth!" The gods of the unjust are
dead. This is the morning of magic, and undefiled wisdom. The FLESH
prevaileth and a great Church shall be builded, consecrated in its name. No
longer shall man's
be dependent on his self-denial. And it will be known that the world of the
flesh and the living shall be the greatest preparation for any and all eternal
Satan represents indulgence, instead of abstinence!
Satan represents vital existence, instead of spiritual pipe dreams!
Satan represents undefiled wisdom, instead of hypocritical self-deceit!
Satan represents kindness to those who deserve it, instead of love
wasted on ingrates!
Satan represents vengeance,
instead of turning the other cheek!
Satan represents responsibility to the responsible, instead of concern
for psychic vampires!
Satan represents man as just another animal, sometimes better, more
often worse than those that walk on all
fours, who, because of his "divine spiritual and intellectual
development," has become the most vicious animal
Satan represents all of the so-called sins, as they all lead to
physical, mental, or emotional gratification!
Satan has been the best friend the church has ever had, as he has kept
it in business all these years!
THE BOOK OF
THE INFERNAL DIATRIBE
first book of the Satanic Bible is not an attempt to blaspheme as much as it
is a statement of what might be termed "diabolical indignation." The
Devil has been attacked by the men of God relentlessly and without reservation
Never has there been an opportunity, short of fiction, for the Dark Prince to
speak Out in the same manner as the spokesmen of the Lord of the Righteous.
The pulpit-pounders of the past have been free to define "good" and
"evil" as they see fit, and have gladly smashed into oblivion any
who disagree with their lies - both verbally and, at times, physically. Their
talk of "charity," when applied to His Infernal Majesty, becomes an
most unfairly, too, considering the obvious fact that without their Satanic
foe their very religions would collapse. How sad, that the allegorical
personage most responsible for the success of spiritual religions is shown the
leas' amount of charity and the most
consistent abuse and by those who most unctuously preach the rules of fair
play! For all the centuries of shouting-down the Devil has received, he has
never shouted hack at his detractors. He has remained the gentleman at all
times, while those he supports rant and rave. He has shown himself to be a
model of deportment, but now he feels it is time to shout back. He has decided
it is finally time to receive his due. Now the ponderous rule-books of
hypocrisy are no longer needed. In order to relearn the Law of the Jungle, a
small, slim diatribe will do. Each verse is an inferno. Each word is a tongue
of fire. The flames of Hell burn fierce .. . and purify! Read on and learn the
In this arid wilderness of Steel and stone I raise up my voice that you
may hear. To the East and to the West I beckon. To the North and to the South
I show a sign proclaiming: Death to the weakling, wealth to the strong!
Open your eyes that you may see, Oh men of mildewed minds, and listen
to me ye bewildered millions!
For I stand forth to challenge the wisdom of the world; to interrogate
the "laws" of man and of "God"!
I request reasons for your golden rule and ask the why and wherefore of
your ten commands.
Before none of your printed idols do I bend in acquiescence, and he who
saith "thou shalt" to me is my mortal foe!
I dip my forefinger in the watery blood of your impotent mad redeemer,
and write over his thorn-torn brow: The TRUE prince of evil-the king of the
No hoary falsehood shall be a truth to me; no stifling dogma shall
encramp my pen!
I break away from all conventions that do not lead to my earthly
success and happiness.
I raise up in stern invasion the standard of the strong!
I gaze into the glassy eye of your fearsome Jehovah, and pluck him by
the beard; I uplift a broad-axe, and split open his worm-eaten skull!
I blast out the ghastly contents of philosophically whited sepulchers
and laugh with sardonic wrath!
Behold the crucifix; what does it symbolize? Pallid in-competence
hanging on a tree.
I question all things. As I stand before the festering and varnished
facades of your haughtiest moral dogmas, I write thereon in letters of blazing
scorn: Lo and behold; all this is fraud!
Gather around me, Oh! ye death-defiant, and the earth itself shall be
thine, to have and to hold!
Too long the dead hand has been permitted to sterilize living thought!
Too long right and wrong, good and evil have been inverted by false
No creed must be accepted upon authority of a "divine"
nature. Religions must be put to the question. No moral dogma must be taken
for granted-no standard of measurement deified. There is nothing inherently
sacred about moral codes. Like the wooden idols of long ago, they are the work
of human hands, and what man has made, man can destroy!
He that is slow to believe anything and everything is of great
understanding, for belief in one false principle is the beginning of all
The chief duty of every new age is to upraise new men to determine its
liberties, to lead it towards material success-to tend the rusty padlocks
and chains of dead custom that always prevent healthy expansion. Theories and
ideas that may have meant life and hope and freedom for our ancestors may now
mean destruction, slavery, and dishonor to us!
As environments change, no human ideal standeth sure!
Whenever, therefore, a lie has built unto itself a throne, let it be
assailed without pity and without regret, for under the domination of an
inconvenient falsehood, no one can prosper.
Let established sophisms be dethroned, rooted out, burnt and destroyed,
for they are a standing menace to all true nobility of thought and action!
Whatever alleged "truth" is proven by results to be but an
empty fiction, let it be unceremoniously flung into the outer darkness, among
the dead gods, dead empires, dead philosophies, and other useless lumber and
The most dangerous of all enthroned lies is the holy, the sanctified,
the privileged lie -the lie everyone believes to be a model truth. It is the
fruitful mother of all other popular errors and delusions. It is a
hydra-headed tree of unreason with a thousand roots. It is a social cancer!
The lie that is known to be a lie is half eradicated, but the lie that
even intelligent persons accept as fact-the lie that has been inculcated in a
little child at its mother's knee is more dangerous to contend against than a
Popular lies have ever been the most potent enemies of personal
liberty. There is only one way to deal with them:
them out, to the very core, just as cancers. Exterminate them root and
branch. Annihilate them, or they will us!
"Love one another" it has been said is the supreme law, but
what power made it so? Upon what rational authority does the gospel of love
rest? Why should I not hate mine enemies-if I "love" them does that
not place me at their mercy?
Is it natural for enemies to do good unto each other-and
Can the torn and bloody victim "love" the blood-splashed jaws
that rend him limb from limb?
Are we not all predatory animals by instinct? If humans ceased wholly
from preying upon each other, could they continue to exist?
Is not "lust and carnal desire" a more truthful term to
describe "love" when applied to the continuance of the race? Is not
the "love" of the fawning scriptures simply a euphemism for sexual
activity, or was the "great teacher" a glorifier of eunuchs?
Love your enemies and do good to them that hate and use you-is this not
the despicable philosophy of the spaniel that rolls upon its back when kicked?
Hate your enemies with a whole heart, and if a man smite you on one
cheek, SMASH him on the other!; smite him hip and thigh, for self-preservation
is the highest law!
He who turns the other cheek is a cowardly dog!
Give blow for blow, scorn for scorn, doom for doom-with compound
interest liberally added thereunto! Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, aye
four-fold, a hundred-fold! Make yourself a Terror to your adversary, and when
he goeth his way, he will possess much additional wisdom to ruminate over.
Thus shall you make yourself respected in all the walks of life, and your
spirit-your immortal spirit-shall
live, not in an intangible paradise, but in the brains and sinews of those
whose respect you have gained
Life is the great indulgence -death, the great abstinence. Therefore,
make the most of life-HERE AND Now!
There is no heaven of glory bright, and no hell where sinners roast.
Here and now is our day of torment! Here and now is our day of joy! Here and
now is our opportunity! Choose ye this day, this hour, for no redeemer
Say unto thine own heart, "I am mine own redeemer."
Stop the way of them that would persecute you. Let those
devise thine undoing be hurled back to confusion and infamy. Let them be as
chaff before the cyclone and after they have fallen rejoice in thine own
Then all thy bones shall say pridefully, "Who is like unto me?
Have I not been too strong for mine adversaries? Have I not delivered MYSELF
by mine own brain and body?"
Blessed are the strong, for they shall possess the earth-Cursed are the
weak, for they shall inherit the yoke!
Blessed are the powerful, for they shall be reverenced among men
-Cursed are the feeble, for they shall be blotted out!
Blessed are the bold, for they shall be masters of the world-Cursed are
the righteously humble, for they shall be trodden under cloven hoofs!
Blessed ate the victorious, for victory is the basis of right Cursed
are the vanquished, for they shall be vassals forever!
Blessed are the iron-handed, for the unfit shall flee before
them-Cursed are the Poor in spirit, for they shall be spat upon!
Blessed are the death-defiant, for their days shall be long in the land
-Cursed are the gazers toward a richer life beyond the grave, for they shall
perish amidst plenty!
Blessed are the destroyers of false hope, for they are the true
Messiahs-Cursed are the god-adorers, for they shall be shorn sheep!
Blessed are the valiant, for they shall obtain great treasure
are the believers in good and evil, for they are
Blessed are those that believe in what is best for them, for never
shall their minds be terrorized-Cursed are the "lambs of God," for
they shall be bled whiter than snow!
Blessed is the man who has a sprinkling of enemies, for they shall make
him a hero -Cursed is he who doeth good unto others who sneer upon him in
return, for he shall be despised!
Blessed are the mighty-minded, for they shall ride the whirlwinds
-Cursed are they who teach lies for truth and truth for lies, for they are an
Thrice cursed are the weak whose insecurity makes them vile, for they
shall serve and suffer!
The angel of self-deceit is camped in the souls of the
"righteous"-The eternal flame of power through joy dwelleth within
the flesh of the Satanist!
THE BOOK OF
Roman god, Lucifer, was the bearer of light, the spirit of the air, the
personification of enlightenment. In Christian mythology he became synonymous
with evil, which was only to have been expected from a religion whose very
existence is perpetuated by clouded definitions and bogus values! It is time
to Set the record straight. False moralisms and occult inaccuracies must be
corrected. Entertaining as they might be, most stories and plays about Devil
worship must be recognized as the obsolete absurdities they are. It has been
said "the truth will make men free." The truth alone has never set
anyone free. It is only DOUBT which will bring mental emancipation. Without
the wonderful element of doubt, the doorway through which truth passes would
be tightly shut, impervious to the most strenuous poundings of a thousand
Lucifers. How understand-able that Holy Scripture should refer to the Infernal
monarch as the "father of lies"-a magnificent example of character
inversion. If one is to believe this theological accusation that the Devil
represents falsehood, then it surely must be concurred that it was HE, NOT GOD, THAT ESTABLISHED
ALL SPIRITUAL RELIGIONS AND WHO WROTE ALL OF THE HOLY BIBLES!
doubt is followed by another, the bubble, grown large from long accumulated
fallacies, threatens to burst. For those who already doubt supposed truths,
this book is revelation. Then Lucifer will have risen. Now is the time for
doubt! The bubble of falsehood is bursting and its sound is the roar of the
DEAD OR ALIVE
is a popular misconception that the
Satanist does not believe in God. The concept of "God," as
interpreted by man, has been so varied throughout the ages, that the
Satanist simply accepts the definition which suits him best. Man has always created his gods,
rather than his gods creating him. God
is, to some, benign-to others, terrifying. To the Satanist "God"-by
whatever name he is called, or by no name at all-is seen as
balancing factor in nature, and not as being concerned with suffering. This
powerful force which permeates and balances the universe is far too impersonal
to care about the happiness or misery of flesh-and-blood creatures on this
ball of dirt upon which we live.
Anyone who thinks of Satan as
evil should consider all the men, women, children, and animals who have died
because it was "God'5 will." Certainly a person grieving
the untimely loss of a loved one would much rather have their loved one with
them than in God's hands! Instead, they are unctuously consoled by their
clergyman who says, "It was God's will, my dear"; or "He is in
God's hands now, my son." Such phrases have been a convenient way for
religionists to condone or excuse the mercilessness of God. But if God is in
complete control and as benign as he is supposed to be, why does He allow
to happen? Too long have religionists been falling back on their bibles and
rulebooks to prove or disprove, justify, condemn, or interpret
The Satanist realizes that man, and the action and reaction of the
universe, is responsible for everything, and doesn't mislead himself into
thinking that someone cares. No longer will we sit back and accept
"fate" without doing anything about it, just because it says so in
Chapter such and such, Psalm so and so -and that's that! The Satanist knows
that praying does absolutely no good-in fact, it actually lessens the chance
of success, for the devoutly religious too often Sit back complacently and
pray for a situation which, if they were to do something about it on their
own, could be accomplished much quicker!
The Satanist shuns terms such as "hope" and "prayer"
as they are indicative of apprehension. If we hope and pray for something to
come about, we will not act in a positive way which will make
it happen The Satanist, realizing that anything he gets is of his own
doing, takes command of the situation instead of praying to God for it to
happen. Positive thinking and positive action
add up to results
Just as the Satanist does not pray to God for assistance, he does not
pray for forgiveness for his wrong doing In other religions, when one commits
a wrong he either prays to God for forgiveness, or confesses to an
intermediary and asks him to pray to
God for forgiveness for his sins. The Satanist knows that if praying does no
good, confessing to another human being, like himself, accomplishes even less
-and is, furthermore, degrading.
When a Satanist commits a wrong, he realizes that it is natural to make
a mistake -and if he is truly sorry about what he has done, he will learn from
it and take care not to do the same thing again If he is not honestly sorry
about what he has done, and knows he will do the same thing over and over, he
has no business confessing and asking forgiveness in the first place But this
is exactly what happens. People confess their sins
that they can clear their consciences-and be free to go out and sin again,
usually the same sin.
There are as many different interpretations of God, in the usual sense
of the word, as there are types of people. The images run from a belief in a
god who is some vague sort of universal cosmic mind" to an
anthropomorphic deity with a long white beard and sandals who keeps track of
every action of each individual.
Even within the confines of a given
religion, the personal interpretations of God differ greatly. Some religions
actually go so far as to label anyone who belongs to a religious sect other
than their own a heretic, even though the overall doctrines and impressions of
godliness are nearly the same. For example: The Catholics believe that the
Protestants are doomed to Hell simply because they do not belong to the
Catholic Church. In the same way, many splinter groups of the Christian faith,
such as the evangelical or revivalist churches, believe that the Catholics are
heathens who worship graven images. (Christ is depicted in the image that is
most physiologically akin to the individual worshipping him, and yet the
Christians criticize "heathens" for the worship of graven images.)
And the Jews have always been given the Devil's name.
Even though the god in all of these religions is basically the same,
each regards the way chosen by the others as reprehensible, and to top it
all, religionists actually PRAY for one another! They have scorn for their
brothers of the right-hand path because their religions carry different
labels, and somehow this animosity must be released. What better way than
through "prayer"! What a simperingly polite way of saying: "I
hate your guts," is the thinly disguised device known as praying for your
enemy! Praying for one's own enemy is nothing more than bargain-basement
anger, and of a decidedly shoddy and inferior quality!
If there has been so much violent discrepancy as to the proper way in
which to worship God, how many different interpretations of God can there be
-and who is right?
All devout "white-lighters" are concerned with pleasing
so that they might have the "Pearly Gates" opened for them when they
die. Nevertheless, if a man has not lived
his life in accordance with the regulations of his faith, he can
at the last minute call a clergyman to his deathbed for final
absolution. The priest or minister will then come running, on the double, to
"make everything right" with God and see to it that his passport to
the Heavenly Realm is in order. (The Yezidis, a sect of Devil worshippers,
take a different viewpoint. They believe that God is all-powerful, but also
all-forgiving, and so accordingly feel that it is the Devil whom they must
please, as he is the one who rules their lives while here on earth. They
believe so strongly that God will forgive all of their sins once they have
been given the last rites, that they
feel no need to concern themselves
with the opinion God may hold of them while they live.)
With all of the contradictions in the Christian scriptures, many people
currently cannot rationally accept Christianity the way it has been practiced
in the past. Great numbers of people are beginning to doubt the existence of
God, in the established Christian
sense of the word So, they have taken to calling themselves "Christian
Atheists." True, the Christian Bible is a mass of contradictions; but
what could be more contradictory than the tea" "Christian
If prominent leaders of the
Christian faith are rejecting the past interpretation of God, how then can
their followers be expected to
adhere to previous religious tradition?
With all the debates about whether or not God is dead, if he isn't he
had better have MEDICARE!
THE GOD YOU SAVE
MAY BE YOURSELF
religions of a spiritual nature are
inventions of "an He has created an entire system of gods with
more than his carnal brain. Just because he has an ego and cannot accept it,
he has had to externalize it into some great spiritual device which he calls
can do all the things man is forbidden to
as kill peop1e, perform miracles to gratify his will, control
without any apparent responsibility, etc. If man
such a god and recognizes that god, then he is worshipping an entity that a
human being invented Therefore, HE IS WORSHIPPING BY PROXY, THE MAN THAT
more sensible to worship a god that he, himself, has created, in accordance
with his own emotional needs -one that best represents the very carnal and
physical being that has the idea-power to invent a god in the first place?
If man insists on externalizing his true self in the form of
"God," then why fear his true self, in fearing "God,"-why
praise his true self in praising "God,"-why remain externalized from
"God" IN ORDER TO ENGAGE IN RITUAL AND RELIGIOUS CRREMONY IN HIS
Man needs ritual and dogrna, but no law
states that an externalized god is
necessary in order to engage in ritual and ceremony performed in a god's name!
Could it be that when he closes the gap between himself and his
"God" he sees the demon of pride creeping forth-that very embodiment
appearing in his midst? He no longer can view himself in two ports, the carnal
and the spiritual, but sees them merge as one, and then to his abysmal horror,
discovers that they are only the carnal -AND ALWAYS WERE! Then he either hates
him-self to death, day by day -or rejoices that he is what he is!
If he hates himself, he searches out new
and more complex spiritual paths of "enlightenment" in hopes that he
may split himself up again in his quest for stronger and more externalized
"gods" to scourge his poor miserable shell. If he accepts himself,
but recognizes that ritual and ceremony are the important devices that his
invented religions have utilized to sustain his faith in a Lie, then it is the
SAME FORM OF RITUAL that will sustain his faith in the truth -the primitive
pageantry that will give his awareness of his own majestic being added
When all religious faith in lies has waned, it is because man has become
closer to himself and farther from "God"; closer to the
"Devil." If this is what the devil represents, and a man lives his
life in the devil's fane, with the sinews of Satan moving his flesh, then he
either escapes from the cacklings and carpings of the righteous, or stands
proudly in his secret places of the earth and manipulates the folly-ridden
masses through his own Satanic might, until that day when he may come forth
splendor proclaiming "I AM A
SATANIST! BOW DOWN, FOR I AM THE HIGHEST EMBODIMENT OF HUMAN LIFE!"
SOME EVIDENCE OF
A NEW SATANIC AGE
seven deadly sins of the Christian
pride, envy, anger, gluttony, lust, and sloth. Satanism advocates indulging in
each of these “sins” as they all lead to physical, mental, or emotional
Satanist knows there is nothing wrong with being greedy, as it only means that
he wants more than he already has. Envy means to look with favor upon the
of others, and to be desirous of obtaining similar things for oneself. Envy
and greed are the motivating forces of ambition-and without ambition, very
little of any importance would be accomplished.
Gluttony is simply eating more than you need to keep yourself alive.
When you have overeaten to the point of obesity, another sin-pride -will
motivate you to regain an appearance that will renew your self-respect.
Anyone who buys an article of clothing for a purpose other than covering
his body and protecting it from the elements is guilty of pride. Satanists
often encounter scoffers who maintain that labels are not necessary. It must
be pointed out to these destroyers of labels that one or many articles they
themselves are wearing are not necessary to keep them warm. There is not a
person on this earth who is completely devoid of ornamentation. The Satanist
points out that any ornamentation of the scoffer’s body shows that he, too,
is guilty of pride. Regardless
how verbose the cynic may be in his intellectual description of how free he
is, he is still wearing the elements of pride.
Being reluctant to get up in the morning is to be guilty of sloth, and
if you lie in bed long enough you may find yourself committing yet another
sin-lust. To have the faintest stirring of sexual desire is to be guilty of
lust. In order to insure the propagation of humanity, nature made lust the
second most powerful instinct, the first being self-preservation. Realizing
this, the Christian Church made fornication the “Original Sin.” In this
way they made sure no one would escape sin. Your very state of being is as a
result of sin-the Original sin!
The strongest instinct in every living thing is self-preservation’
which beings us to the last of the seven deadly sins-anger. Is it not our
instinct for self-preservation that is aroused when someone harms us, when we
become angry enough to protect ourselves from further attack? A Satanist
practices the motto, “If a man smite thee on one cheek, smash him on the other!” Let no wrong go unredressed. Be as a lion
in the path-be dangerous even in defeat!
Since man’s natural instincts lead him to sin’ all men are sinners;
and all sinners go to hell. If everyone goes to hell, then you will meet all
your friends there. Heaven must be populated with some rather strange
creatures if all they lived for was to go to a place where they can strum
harps for eternity.
“Times have changed. Religious leaders no longer preach that all our
natural actions are sinful. We no longer think sex is dirty -or that taking
pride in ourselves is shameful -or that wanting something someone else has is
vicious.” Of course not, times have changed! “If you want proof of this,
just look at how liberal the churches have become. Why, they’re practicing
all the things that you preach.”
Satanists hear these, and similar statements, all the time; and they
agree wholeheartedly. BUT, if the world has changed so much, why continue to
grasp at the threads of a dying faith? If many religions are denying their own
scriptures because they are out of date, and are preaching the philosophies of
not call it by its rightful name -Satanism? Certainly it would be far less
In recent years there has been an attempt to humanize the spiritual
concept of Christianity. This has manifested itself in the most obvious
non-spiritual means. Masses which had been said in Latin are now said in
native languages-which only succeeds in making the nonsense easier to
understand, and at the same time robs the ceremony of the esoteric nature
which is consistent with the tenets of the dogma. It is much simpler to obtain
an emotional reaction using words and phrases that can-not be understood than
it is with statements which even the simplest mind will question when hearing
them in an understandable language.
If priests and ministers were to have used the devices to fill their
churches one hundred years ago that they use today, they would have been
charged with heresy, called devils, oft-times persecuted, but certainly
excommunicated without hesitation.
The religionists wail, “We must keep up with the times,” forgetting
that, due to the limiting factors and deeply engrained laws of white light
religions, there can never be
sufficient change to meet the needs of man.
Past religions have always represented
the spiritual nature of man, with little or no concern for his carnal or
mundane needs. They have considered this life but transitory, and the flesh
merely a shell; physical pleasure trivial, and pain a worthwhile preparation
for the “Kingdom of God.” How well the utter hypocrisy comes forth when
the “righteous” make a change in their religion to keep up with man’s
natural change! The only way that Christianity can ever completely serve the
needs of man is to become as Satanism is NOW.
It has become necessary for a NEW religion, based on man’s natural
instincts, to come forth. THEY have named it. It is called Satanism. It is
that power condemned that has caused the religious controversy over
birth-control measures-a disgruntled admission that sexual activity, for fun,
is here to stay.
It is the “Devil” who caused women
to show their legs, to
men-the same kind of legs, now socially acceptable to gaze upon, which are
revealed by young nuns as they walk about in their shortened habits. What a
delightful step in the right (or left) direction! Is it possible we will soon
see “topless” nuns sensually throwing their bodies about to the “Missa
Solemnis Rock”? Satan smiles and says he would like that fine - many
nuns are very pretty girls with nice legs.
Many churches with some of the largest congregations have the most
hand-clapping, sensual music-also Satanically inspired. After all, the Devil
has always had the best tunes.
Church picnics, despite all of Aunt Martha’s talk about the Lord’s
Bountiful Harvest, are nothing more than a good excuse for Sunday gluttony;
and everyone knows that lots more than Bible reading goes on in the bushes.
The fund-raising adjunct to many church bazaars is commonly known as a
carnival, which used to mean the celebration of the flesh; now a carnival is
okay because the money goes to the church so that it can preach against the
temptations of the Devil! It will be said that these things are only pagan
devices and ceremonies-that the Christians borrowed them. True, but the Pagans
reveled in the delights of the flesh, and were condemned by the very same
people who celebrate their rituals, but call them by different names.
Priests and ministers are in the front lines of peace demonstrations,
and lying on railroad tracks in front of trains carrying war materials, with
as much dedication as their brothers of the cloth, from the same seminaries,
who are blessing the bullets and bombs and fighting men as chaplains in the
armed forces. Someone must be wrong, someplace. Could it be that Satan is the
one qualified to act as accuser? Certainly they named him that!
When a puppy reaches maturity it becomes
a dog; when ice melts it is called water; when twelve months have been used
up, we get a new calendar with the proper chronological name; when “magic”
becomes scientific fact we refer to it as medicine, astronomy, etc. When one
name is no longer appropriate for a given thing it is only logical to change
it to a new one which
fits the subject. Why, then, do we not follow Suit in the area of religion?
Why continue to call a religion the same name when the tenets of that religion
no longer fit the original one? Or, if the religion does preach the same things that it always has, but its followers
practice nearly none of its teachings, why do they continue to call themselves
by the name given to followers of that religion?
If you do not believe in what your religion teaches, why continue to
support a belief which is contradictory with your feelings. You would never
vote for a person or issue you did not believe in, so why cast your
ecclesiastical vote for a religion which is not consistent with your
convictions? You have no right to complain about a political situation you
have voted for or supported in any way-which includes sitting back and
complacently agreeing with neighbors who approve the Situation, just because
you are too lazy or cowardly to speak your mind. So it is with religious
balloting. Even if you cannot be aggressively honest about your opinions
because of unfavorable con-sequences from employers, community leaders, etc.,
you can, at least, be honest with yourself. In the privacy of your own home
and with close friends you must support
the religion which has YOUR best interests at heart.
“Satanism is based on a very sound philosophy,” say the emancipated.
“But why call it Satanism? Why not call it something like ‘Humanism’ or
a name that would have the connotation of a witchcraft group, something a
little more esoteric
something less blatant.” There is more than one reason for this.
Humanism is not a religion It is simply a way of life with no ceremony or
dogma. Satanism has both ceremony and dogma. Dogma, as will be explained, is
Satanism differs greatly from all other so-called white-light, “white”
witchcraft or magical groups in the world today. These self-righteous and
supercilious religions protest that their
members use the powers of magic only for altruistic purposes. Satanists
look with disdain upon “white” witchcraft groups because they feel that
altruism is sinning on the lay-away plan. It is unnatural not to have the
desire to gain things for yourself.
represents a form of controlled selfishness. This does not mean that you never
do anything for anyone else. If you do something to make someone for whom you
care happy, his happiness will give you a sense of gratification.
Satanism advocates practicing a modified
form of the Golden Rule. Oar interpretation of this rule is: “Do unto others
as they do unto you”; because if you “Do unto others as you would have
them do unto you,” and they, in torn, treat you badly, it goes against Human
nature to continue to treat them with consideration. You should do unto others
as you would have them do unto you, but if your courtesy is not returned, they
should be treated with the wrath they deserve.
White witchcraft groups say that if you curse a person, it will return
to you three-fold, come home to roost, or in some way boomerang back to the
sender. This is yet another indication of the guilt-ridden philosophy which
is held by these neo-Pagan, pseudo-Christian groups. White witches want to
delve into witchcraft, but cannot divorce themselves from the stigma attached
to i~ Therefore, they call themselves white magicians, and base seventy-five
per cent of their philosophy on the trite and hackneyed tenets of
Christianity. Anyone who pretends to be interested in magic or the occult for
reasons other than gaining personal power is the worst kind of hypocrite The
Satanist respects Christianity for, at least, being consistent in its
guilt-ridden philosophy, but can only feel contempt for people who attempt to
appear emancipated from guilt by joining a witch. craft group, and then
practice the same basic philosophy as Christianity.
White magic is supposedly utilized only for good or unselfish
purposes, and black rnagi4 we are told, is used only for selfish or “evil”
reasons. Satanism draws no such dividing line Magic is magic, be it used to
help or hinder. The Satanist, being the magician, should have the ability to
decide what is just, and then apply the powers of magic to attain his goals.
During white magical ceremonies, the practitioners stand within a
pentagram to protect themselves from the “evil” forces which they call
upon for help. To the Satanist, it seems a bit
to call on these forces for help, while at the same time protecting yourself
from the very powers you have asked for assistance. The Satanist realizes that
only by putting himself in league with these forces can he fully and
unhypocritically utilize the Powers of Darkness to his best advantage.
In a Satanic magical ceremony, the participants do NOT.~ join hands and
dance “ring around the rosy” in a circle; burn candles of various colors
for various wishes; call out the names of “Father, Son, and Holy Ghost”
while supposedly practicing the Black Arts; pick a “Saint” for their
personal guide in obtaining help for their problems; dunk themselves in
smelly oils and hope the money comes in; meditate so they can arrive at a “great
spiritual awakening”; recite long incantations with the name of Jesus thrown
in for good measure, between every few words, etc., etc., etc., ad nauseam!
BECAUSE-This is NOT the way to practice Satanic magic. If you cannot
divorce yourself from hypocritical self-deceit you will never be successful as
a magician, much less a Satanist.
The Satanic religion has not merely lifted the coin-it has flipped it
completely over. Therefore, why should it support the very principles to which
it is completely opposed by calling itself anything other than a name which is
totally in keeping with the reversed doctrines
which make up the Satanic philosophy? Satanism is not a white light
religion; it is a religion of the flesh, the mundane, the carnal -all of which
are ruled by Satan, the personification aeon of the Left Hand Path.
Inevitably, the next question asked is: “Granted, you can’t call it
humanism because humanism is not a religion; but why even have a religion in
the first place if all you do is what comes naturally, anyway? Why not just do
Modern man has come a long way; he has become disenchanted with the
nonsensical dogmas of past religions. We are living in an enlightened age.
Psychiatry has made great strides in enlightening man about his true
personality. We are living in an era of intellectual awareness’ unlike any
the world has ever seen.
This is all very well and good, BUT-there is one flaw in
new state of awareness. It is one thing to accept something intellectually,
but to accept the same thing emotionally is an entirely different matter. The
one need that psychiatry cannot fill is man’s inherent need for
emotionalizing through dogma. Man needs ceremony and ritual, fantasy and
enchantment. Psychiatry, despite all the good it has done, has robbed man of
wonder and fantasy which religion, in the past, has provided
Satanism, realizing the current needs of man, fills the large grey void
between religion and psychiatry. The Satanic philosophy combines the
fundamentals of psychology and good, honest emotionalizing, or dogma. It
provides man with his much needed fantasy. There is nothing wrong with dogma,
providing it is not based on ideas and actions which go completely against
The quickest way of traveling between two points is in a straight line.
If all the guilts that have been built up can be turned into advantages, it
eliminates the need for intellectual purging of the psyche in an attempt to
cleanse it from these repressions. Satanism is the only religion known to man
that accepts man as he is, and promotes the rationale of turning a bad thing
into a good thing rather than bending over backwards to eliminate the bad
Therefore, after intellectually evaluating your problems through common
sense and drawing on what psychiatry has taught us, if you still
cannot emotionally release yourself from unwarranted guilt, and put your
theories into action, then you should learn to make your guilt work for
you. You should act upon your natural instincts, and then, if you
cannot perform without feeling guilty, revel in your guilt. This may sound
like a contradiction in terms, but if you will think about it, guilt can often
add a fillip to the senses. Adults would do well to take a lesson from
children. Children often take great delight in doing something they know they
are not supposed to.
Yes, times have changed, but man hasn’t The basics of Satanism have
always existed. The only thing that is new is the formal organization of a
religion based on the universal traits of man. For centuries, magnificent
structures of stone, concrete,
and steel have been devoted to man’s abstinence. It is high time that
human beings stopped fighting
themselves, and devoted their time to building temples designed for man’s
though times have changed, and always will, man remains basically the same.
For two thousand years man has done penance for something he never should have
had to feel guilty about in the first place. We are tired of denying
our-selves the pleasures of life which we deserve. Today, as always, man needs to enjoy himself here and now, instead of waiting
for his rewards in heaven. So, why not have a religion based on indulgence?
Certainly It is consistent with the nature of the beast. We are no longer
supplicating weaklings trembling before an unmerciful “God” who cares not
whether we live or die. We are self-respecting, prideful people -we are
HELL, THE DEVIL,
AND HOW TO
SELL YOUR SOUL
SATAN has certainly been the best friend the church has ever had, as he has
kept it in business all
years. The false doctrine of Hell and the Devil has allowed the Protestant and
Catholic Churches to flourish far too long. Without a devil to point their
fingers at, religionists of the right hand path would have nothing with which
to threaten their followers. “Satan leads you to temptation”; “Satan is
the prince of evil”;
is vicious, cruel, brutal,” they warn. “If you give in to the temptations
of the devil, you will surely suffer eternal damnation and roast in Hell.”
semantic meaning of Satan is the “adversary” or “opposition” or the
“accuser.” The very word “devil” comes from the Indian devi
which means “god.” Satan represents opposition to all religions which
serve to frustrate and condemn man for his natural instincts. He has been
given an evil role simply because he represents the carnal, earthly, and
mundane aspects of life.
the chief devil of the Western World, was originally an angel whose duty it
was to report human delinquencies to God. It was not until the Fourteenth
Century that he began to be depicted as an evil deity who was pant man and
part animal, with goat-like horns and hooves. Before Christianity
him the names of Satan, Lucifer, etc, the carnal side of man’s nature was
governed by the god which was then called Dionysus, or Pan, depicted as a
satyr or faun, by the Greeks. Pan was originally the “good guy,” and
symbolized fertility and fecundity.
a nation comes under a new form of government, the heroes of the past become
the villains of the present So it is with religion. The earliest Christians
believed that the Pagan deities were devils, and to employ them was to use “black
magic.” Miraculous heavenly events they termed “white magic”; this was
the sole distinction between the two. The old gods did not die, they fell into
Hell and became devils. The bogey, goblin, or bugaboo used to frighten
children is derived from the Slavonic “Bog” which means “god,” as does
Bhaga in Hindu.
Many pleasures revered before the advent
of Christianity’ were condemned by the new religion. It required little
change over to transform the horns and cloven hooves of Pan into a most
convincing devil! Pan’s attributes could be neatly changed into
charged-with-punishment sins, and so the metamorphosis was complete.
association of the goat with the Devil is found in the Christian Bible, where
the holiest day of the year, the Day of Atonement, was celebrated by casting
lots for two goats “without blemish,” one to be offered to the Lord, and
one to Azazel. The goat carrying the sins of the people was driven into the
desert and became a “scapegoat” This is the origin of the goat which is
still used in lodge ceremonies today as it was al50 used in Egypt,
where once a year it was sacrificed to a God.
The devils of mankind are many, and their origins diversified. The
performance of Satanic ritual does not embrace the calling forth of demons;
this practice is followed only by those who are in fear of the very forces
Supposedly, demons are malevolent spirits with attributes conducive to
the deterioration of the people or events that they touch upon. The Greek word
demon meant a guardian spirit or
source of inspiration, and to be sure, later theologians invented
upon legion of these harbingers of inspiration~l1 wicked.
An indication of the cowardice of “magicians” of the right-hand path
is the practice of calling upon a particular demon (who would supposedly be a
minion of the devil) to do his bidding. The assumption is that the demon,
being only a flunky of the devil, is easier to control. Occult lore states
that only the most formidably “protected” or insanely foolhardy sorcerer
would try to call forth the Devil himself.
The Satanist does not furtively call upon these “lesser” devils, but
brazenly invokes those who people that infernal army of long-standing outrage
-the Devils themselves!
Theologians have catalogued some of the names of devils in their lists
of demons, as might be expected, but the roster which follows contains the
names most effectively used in Satanic ritual. These are the names and origins
of the God5 and Goddesses called upon, which make up a large part
of the occupancy of the Royal Palace of Hell:
THE FOUR CROWN PRINCES OF HELL
SATAN-(Hebrew) adversary, opposite, accuser, Lord of fire, the inferno, the
bringer of light, enlightenment, the air, the morning star, the east
BEUAL-(Hebrew) without a master, baseness of the earth, independence, the
the serpent Out of the deeps,
the sea, the west
THE INFERNAL NAMES
ram-headed god of life and reproduction
synonym for Satan, the arch fiend
devil" of sensuality and luxury originally "creature of
goddess of lasciviousness, equivalent of Babylonian Ishtar
taught man to make weapons of war, introduced cosmetics
Lord of the covenant who was later made a devil
devil of avarice and greed
by the Templars as symbolic of Satan
goddess of pleasure represented by the cat Beelzebub-(Hebrew) Lord of the
Flies, taken from sym bolism of the scarab
personification of Satan in the form of an elephant
name for Satan
god of Hell
god of Moabites, later a devil
a black horse and rules Africa
avenging devil of the sea
name of the devil, it is said should not be known to mortals
name for devil
ruler of Hell
prince of death
of Loki, depicted as a wolf
of Demogorgon, Greek name of the devil
synonym for Satan
goddess of the underworld and witchcraft
goddess of fertility
daughter of Shiva, high priestess of the Thuggees
female devil, Adam's first wife who taught him the ropes
god of wealth and profit
Etruscan goddess of Hell
Etruscan god of Hell
god of the city of Babylon
Hebrew synonym for Satan
he who shuns the light, q- v. Faust
goddess of the night
god of death
of Loki, depicted as a serpent
and Canaanite devil
King of the Ghouls, consort of Hecate
Hebrew female devil of seduction
Babylonian god of Hades
god of the underworld
name for Satan
god of lust, later relegated to devildom
god of the underworld
queen of the underworld
name for Satan
devil worshipped at Damascus
origin, identified with Dionysos, snake worship
equivalent of Satan
"venom of God"
Samnu-Central Asian devil
Sedit-American Indian devil
goddess of vengeance
name for Satan
Supay-Inca god of the underworld
counterpart to the devil, covetousness, desire
Tchort-Russian name for Satan, 'black god"
god of Hell
Thamuz-Sumerian god who later was relegated to devildom
Thoth-Egyptian god of magic
personification of Satan
god of Hell
Yen.1 Wang-Chinese ruler of Hell
The devils of post
religions have always, at least in part, had animal characteristics, evidence
of man's constant need to deny that he too is an animal, for to do so would
serve a mighty blow to his impoverished ego.
The pig was despised by
the Jews and the Egyptians. It symbolized the gods Frey, Osiris, Adonis,
Persephone, Attis, and Demeter, and was sacrificed to Osiris and the Moon.
But, in time, it became degraded into a devil. The Phoenicians worshipped a
fly god, Baal, from which comes the devil, Beelzebub. Both Baal and Beelzebub
are identical to the dung beetle or scarabaeus of the Egyptian’s which
appeared to resurrect itself, much as the mythical bird, the phoenix, rose
from its own ashes. The ancient Jews believed, through their contact with the
the two great forces in the world were Ahura-Mazda, the god of fire, light,
life, and goodness; and Ahriman the serpent, the god of darkness, destruction,
death, and evil. These, and countless other examples, not only depict man’s
devils as animals, hut also show his need to sacrifice the original animal
gods and demote them to his devils.
At the time of the Reformation, in the Sixteenth Century, the alchemist,
Dr. Johann Faustus, discovered a method of summoning a
demon-Mephistopheles-from Hell and making a pact with him. He signed a
contract in blood to turn his soul over to Mephistopheles in return for the
feeling of youth, and at once became young. When the time came for Faustus to
die, he retired to his room and was blown to bits as though his laboratory
had exploded. This story is a protest of the times (the Sixteenth Century)
against science, chemistry, and magic.
To become a Satanist, it is unnecessary
to sell your soul to the Devil or make a pact with Satan. This threat was
devised by Christianity to terrorize people so they would not stray from the
fold. With scolding fingers and trembling voices, they taught their followers
that if they gave in to the temptations of Satan, and lived their lives
according to their natural predilections, they would have to pay for their
sinful pleasures by giving their souls to Satan and suffering in Hell for all
eternity. People were led to believe that a pure soul was a passport to
Pious prophets have taught man to fear Satan. But what of terms like
"God fearing"? If God is so merciful, why do people have to fear
him? Are we to believe there is nowhere we can turn to escape fear? If you
have to fear God, why not he "Satan fearing" and at least have the
fun that being God fearing denies you? Without such wholesale fear
religionists would have had nothing with which to wield power over their
The Teutonic Goddess of the Dead and daughter of Loki was named Hel,
a Pagan god of torture and punishment. Another 'L" was added when the
books of the Old Testament were formulated. The prophets who wrote the Bible
did not know the word "Hell"; they used the Hebrew Sheol
Hades, which meant the grave; also
the Greek Tartaros, which was the
abode of fallen angels, the underworld (inside the earth), and Gehenna,
which was a valley near Jerusalem where Moloch reigned and garbage was
dumped and burned. It is from this that the Christian Church has evolved the
idea of "fire and brimstone" in Hell.
The Protestant Hell and the Catholic Hell are places of eternal
punishment; however, the Catholics also believe there is a
"Purgatory" where all souls go for a time, and a 'Limbo" where
unbaptized souls go. The Buddhist Hell is divided into eight sections, the
first seven of which can be expiated. The ecclesiastical description of Hell
is that of a horrible place of fire and torment; in Dante's Inferno, and in northern climes, it was thought to he an icy cold
region, a giant refrigerator.
(Even with all their threats of eternal damnation and soul roasting,
Christian missionaries have run across some who were not so quick to swallow
their drivel. Pleasure and pain, like beauty, are in the eye of the beholder.
So, when missionaries ventured to Alaska and warned the Eskimos of the horrors
of Hell and the blazing lake of fire awaiting transgressors, they eagerly
asked: "How do we get there?"!)
Most Satanists do not accept Satan as an anthropomorphic being with
cloven hooves, a hashed tail, and horns. He merely represents a force of
nature -the powers of darkness which have been named just that because no
religion has taken these forces out of
the darkness. Nor has science been able to apply technical terminology to this
force. It is an untapped reservoir that few can make use of because they lack
the ability to use a tool without having to first break down and label all the
Parts which make it run. It is this incessant need to analyze which prohibits
most people from taking advantage of this many faceted key to the
unknown-which the Satanist chooses to call "Satan."
Satan, as a god, demi-god,- personal savior, or whatever you wish to
call him, was invented by the formulators of every religion on the face of the
earth for only one purpose -to preside over man's so-called wicked activities
and situations here on earth. Consequently, anything resulting in physical or
was defined as "evil"-thus assuring a lifetime of unwarranted guilt
if "evil" they have named us, evil we are -and so what! The Satanic
Age is upon us! Why not take advantage of it and LIVE! *
LOVE AND HATE
represents kindness to those who deserve
it instead of love wasted on ingrates!
cannot love everyone; it is ridiculous to think you can. If you love everyone
and everything you lose your natural powers of selection and wind up being a
pretty poor judge of character and quality. If anything is used too freely it
loses its true meaning. Therefore, the Satanist believes you should love
strongly and completely those who deserve your love, but never turn the other
cheek to your enemy!
Love is one of the most intense emotions felt by man; another is hate.
Forcing yourself to feel indiscriminate love is. very unnatural. If you try to
love everyone you only lessen your feelings for those who deserve your love.
Repressed hatred can lead to many physical and emotional ailments. By learning
to release your hatred towards those who deserve it, you cleanse yourself of
these malignant emotions and need not take your pent-up hatred out on your
There has never been a great "love" movement in the history of
the world that hasn't wound up killing countless numbers of people, we must
assume, to prove how much they loved them! Every hypocrite who ever walked the
earth has had pockets bulging with love!
pharisaical religionist claims to love his enemies, even though when wronged
he consoles himself by thinking "God will punish them." Instead of
admitting to themselves
they are capable of hating their foes and treating them in the manner they
deserve, they say: "There, but for the grace of God, go I," and
"pray" for them. Why should we humiliate and lower ourselves by
drawing such inaccurate comparisons?
Satanism has been thought of as being synonymous with cruelty and
brutality. This is so only because people are afraid to face the truth-and the
truth is that human beings are not all benign or all loving. Just because the
Satanist admits he is capable of both love and
hate, he is considered hateful. On the contrary, because he is able to
give vent to his hatred through ritualized expression, he is far more
capable of love -the deepest kind of love. By honestly recognizing and
admitting to both the hate and the love he feels, there is no confusing one
emotion with the other. Without being able to experience one of these
emotions, you cannot fully experience the other.
MUCH controversy has
arisen over the Satanic Jews on "free love." It is often assumed
that sexual activity is the most important factor of the Satanic religion, and
that willingness to participate in sex-orgies is a prerequisite for becoming a
Satanist. Nothing could be farther from the truth! In fact, opportunists who
have no deeper interest in Satanism than merely the sexual aspects are
does advocate sexual freedom, but only
in the true sense of the word. Free love, in the Satanic concept, means exactly
that-freedom to either be faithful to one person or to indulge your sexual
desires with as many others as you feel is necessary to satisfy your
Satanism does not encourage orgiastic activity or extra-marital affairs for those
to whom they do not come naturally. For many, it would be very unnatural and
detrimental to be unfaithful to their chosen mates. To others, it would be
frustrating to be bound sexually to just one person. Each person must decide
for himself what form of sexual activity best suits his individual needs.
Self-deceitfully forcing yourself to be adulterous or to have sex partners
when not married just for the sake of proving to others (or worse yet, to
yourself) that you are emancipated from sexual guilt is ju5t as wrong, by
Satanic standards, as leaving any sexual need unfulfilled be. cause of
ingrained feelings of guilt.
Many of those who are
constantly preoccupied with demonstating
emancipation from sexual guilt are, in reality, held in even greater sexual bondage than those who simply accept sexual
activity as a natural part of life and don't make a big to-do over their
sexual freedom. For example, it is an established fact that the nymphomaniac
(every man's dream girl and heroine of all lurid novels) is not sexually free,
but '5 actually frigid and roves from man to man because she is too inhibited
to ever find complete sexual
misconception is the idea that ability to engage in group sexual activity is
indicative of sexual freedom. All contemporary free-sex groups have one thing
in common-discouragement of fetishistic or deviant activity.
Actually, the most forced examples of non-fetishistic sexual activity
thinly disguised as 'freedom" have a common format Each of the
participants in an orgy removes all clothing, following the example set
forth by one, and mechanically fornicate- also following the leader's example.
None of the performers consider that their "emancipated" form of
sex might be regarded as regimented and infantile by non-members who fail to
equate uniformity with freedom.
The Satanist realizes that if he is to be a sexual connoisseur
(and truly free from sexual guilt) he cannot be stifled by the
so-called sexual revolutionists any more than he can by the prudery of his
guilt-ridden society. These free-sex clubs miss the whole point of sexual
freedom. Unless sexual activity can be expressed on an individual basis (which
includes personal fetishes), there is absolutely no purpose in belonging to a
sexual freedom organization.
Satanism condones any type of sexual
activity which properly satisfies your individual desires-be it heterosexual,
homosexual, bisexual, or even asexual, if you choose. Satanism also sanctions
any fetish or deviation which will enhance your sex-life, so long as it
involves no one who does not wish to be involved.
of deviant and/or fetishistic behavior in our society would stagger the
imagination of the
There are more sexual variants than the unenlightened individuals
perceive: transvestitism, sadism, masochism, urolagnia, exhibitionism-to name
only a few of the more predominant. Everyone has some form of fetish, but
because they are unaware of the preponderance of fetishistic activity in our
society, they feel they are depraved if they submit to their
Even the asexual has a deviation-his asexuality. It is far more abnormal to have a lack of sexual desire
(unless illness or old-age, or another valid
reason has caused the wane) than it is to be sexually promiscuous.
However, if a Satanist chooses sexual sublimation above overt sexual
expression, that is entirely his own affair. In many cases of sexual
sublimation (or asexuality), any attempt to emancipate himself sexually would
prove devastating to the asexual.
Asexuals are invariably sexually
sublimated by their jobs or hobbies. All the energy and driving interest which
would normally be devoted to sexual activity is channeled into other pastimes
or into their chosen occupations. If a person favors other interests over
sexual activity, it is his right, and no one is justified in condemning him
for it. However, the person should at least recognize the fact that this is a
Because of lack of opportunity for expression, many secret sexual
desires never progress beyond the fantasy stage. Lack of release often leads
to compulsion and, therefore, a great number of people devise undetectable
methods of giving vent to their urges. Just because most fetishistic activity
is not outwardly apparent, the sexually unsophisticated should not delude him.
self into thinking it does not exist. To cite examples of the ingenious
techniques used: The male transvestite will indulge in his fetish by wearing
feminine undergarments while going
* Fetishism is not only
practiced by human beings, but by animals, as well. The fetish is an integral
ingredient in the sex-lives of animals. The sexual Odor, for example is
necessary for one animal to become sexually aroused by another. Laboratory
tests have shown that when an animal is scientifically deodorized, it loses
sexual attractiveness to the other animals. The stimulation provided by sexual
Odor is also enjoyed by man, although he will often deny it.
his daily activities; or the masochistic woman might wear a rubber girdle
several sizes too small, so she may derive sexual pleasure from her
fetishistic discomfort throughout the day, with no one the wiser. These
illustrations are far tamer and more prevalent examples than others which
could have been given.
Satanism encourages any form of sexual expression you may desire, so long
as it hurts no one else. This statement must be qualified, to avoid
misinterpretation. By not hurting another, this does not include the
unintentional hurt felt by those who might not agree with your views on sex,
because of their anxieties regarding
sexual morality. Naturally, you should avoid offending others who mean a great
deal to you, such as prudish friends and relatives. However, if you earnestly
endeavor to escape hurting them, and despite your efforts they accidentally
find out, you cannot be held responsible, and therefore should feel no guilt
as a result of either your sexual convictions, or their being hurt because of
those convictions. If you are in constant fear of offending the prudish by
your attitude towards sex, then there is no sense in trying to emancipate
yourself from sexual guilt. However, no purpose is served by flaunting your
The other exception to the rule regards
dealings with masochists. A masochist derives pleasure from being
hurt; so denying the masochist his pleasure-through-pain hurts him
just as much as actual physical pain hurts the non-masochist. The story of
the truly cruel sadist illustrates this point: The masochist says to the
sadist, "beat me." To which the merciless sadist replies,
"No!" If a person wants to be hurt and enjoys suffering, then there
is no reason not to indulge him in his wont.
The term "sadist" in popular
usage describes one who obtains pleasure from indiscriminate brutality.
Actually, though, a true sadist is
selective. He carefully chooses from the vast reserve of appropriate victims,
and takes great delight in giving those who thrive on misery the fulfillment
of their desires. The "well-adjusted" sadist is epicurean in
selecting those on whom his energies will be well-spent! If a person is
admit he is a masochist and enjoys being enslaved and whipped, the real sadist
is glad to oblige!
Aside from the foregoing exceptions, the Satanist would not
intentionally hurt others by violating their sexual rights. If you attempt to
impose your sexual desires upon others who do not welcome your advances, you
are infringing upon their sexual
freedom. Therefore, Satanism does not advocate
rape, child molesting, sexual defilement of animals, or any other form of
sexual activity which entails the participation of those who are unwilling or
whose innocence or naivete' would allow them to be intimidated or misguided
into doing something against their wishes.
If all parties involved are mature adults who willingly take full
responsibility for their actions and voluntarily engage in a given form of
sexual expression-even if it
is generally considered taboo-then
there is no reason for them to repress their sexual inclinations.
If you are aware of all the
implications, advantages, and disadvantages, and are certain your actions will
hurt no one who does not wish or deserve to be hurt, you have no cause to
suppress your sexual preferences.
Just as no two people are exactly the
same in their choice of diet or have the same capacity for the consumption of
food, sexual tastes and appetites vary from person to person. No per. son or
society has the right to set limitations on the sexual standards or the
frequency of sexual activity of another. Proper sexual conduct can only be
judged within the context of each individual situation. Therefore, what one
person considers sexually correct and moral may be frustrating to another.
is also true; one person may have great sexual prowess, but it is unjust for
him to belittle another whose sexual capacity may not equal his own, and
inconsiderate for him to impose himself upon the other person, i.e., the man
who has a voracious sexual appetite, but whose wife's sexual needs do not
match his own. It is unfair for him to expect her to enthusiastically respond
to his overtures; but she must display the same degree of thoughtfulness. In
the instances when she does not feel great
passion, she should
either passively, but pleasantly, accept
him sexually, or raise no complaint if he chooses to find his needed release
elsewhere-including auto-erotic practices.
The ideal relationship is one in which the people are deeply in love
with one another and are sexually compatible. However, perfect relationships
are relatively uncommon. It is important to point out here that spiritual love
and sexual love can, but do not necessarily, go hand in hand. If there is a
certain amount of sexual compatibility, often it is limited; and some, but not
all, of the sexual desires will be fulfilled.
is no greater sexual pleasure than that derived from association with someone
you deeply love, if you are sexually well-suited. If you are not suited to one
another sexually, though, it must be stressed that lack of sexual
compatibility does not indicate lack of spiritual love. One can, and often
does, exist without the other. As a matter of fact, often one member of a
couple will resort to outside sexual activity because he deeply loves his mate, and wishes to avoid hurting or
imposing upon his loved one. Deep spiritual love is enriched by sexual love,
and it is certainly a necessary ingredient for any Satisfactory
relationship; but because of differing sexual predilections, outside sexual
activity or masturbation sometimes provides a needed supplement.
considered a sexual taboo by many people, creates a guilt problem not easily
dealt with. Much emphasis must be placed on this subject, as it constitutes an
extremely important ingredient of many a successful magical working.
Ever since the Judaeo-Christian Bible described the sin of Onan (Gen.
38:7-10), man has considered the seriousness and consequences of the
"solitary vice." Even though modern sexologists have explained the
sin of Onan as simply coitus
interruptus, the damage has been done through centuries of theological
Aside from actual sex crimes, masturbation is one of the most frowned
upon sexual acts. During the last century, innumerable texts were written
describing the horrific consequences of masturbation. Practically all physical
or mental illnesses were
to the evils of masturbation. Pallor of the complexion, shortness of breath,
furtive expression, sunken chest, nervous-ness, pimples and loss of appetite
are only a few of the many characteristics supposedly resulting from
masturbation; total physical and mental collapse was assured if one did not
heed the warnings in those handbooks for young men.
lurid descriptions in such texts would be almost humorous, were it not for the
unhappy fact that even though contemporary sexologists, doctors, writers, etc.
have done much to remove the stigma of masturbation, the deep-seated guilts
induced by the nonsense in those sexual primers have been only partially
erased. A large percentage of people, especially those over forty, cannot
emotionally accept the fact that masturbation is natural and healthy, even if
they now accept it intellectually; and they, in turn, relate their repugnance,
often subconsciously, to their children.
was thought that one would go insane if, despite numerous admonitions, his
auto-erotic practices persisted. This preposterous myth grew from reports of
wide-spread masturbation by the inmates of mental institutions. It was assumed
that since almost all incurably insane people masturbated, it was their
masturbation that had driven them mad. No one ever stopped to consider that
the lack of sexual partners of the opposite sex and the freedom from
inhibition, which is a characteristic of extreme insanity, were the real
reasons for the masturbatory practices of the insane.
Many people would rather have
their mates seek outside sexual activity than perform auto-erotic acts because
of their own guilt feelings, the mate's repugnance towards having them engage
in masturbation, or the fear of
their mate's repugnance although in a surprising number of cases, a vicarious
thrill is obtained from the knowledge that the mate is having sexual
experiences with outsiders-although this is seldom admitted.
If stimulation is provided by
envisioning one's mate sexually engaged with others, this should be brought
out into the open where both parties may gain from such activities. However,
if the prohibition of masturbation is only due to guilt feelings
the part of one or both parties, they should make every attempt to erase those
guilts utilize them. Many relation-ships might be saved from destruction if
the people involved did not feel guilt about performing the natural
act of masturbation.
is regarded as evil because it produces pleasure derived from intentionally
fondling a "forbidden" area of the body by one's own hand. The guilt
feelings accompanying most sexual acts can be assuaged by the
religiously-acceptable contention that your sensual delights are necessary to
produce off-spring-even though you cautiously watch the calendar for the
"safe" days. You cannot, however, placate yourself with this
rationale while engaging in masturbatory practices.
matter what you've been told about the "immaculate conception”-even if
blind faith allows you to swallow this absurdity-you know full well if you
are to produce a child, there must be sexual contact with a person of the
opposite sex! If you feel guilty for committing the "original sin,"
you certainly will feel even deeper guilt for performing a sex act only for self-gratification, with no intention of creating children.
Satanist fully realizes why religionists declare masturbation to be sinful.
Like all other natural acts people will do
it, no matter how severely reprimanded. Causing guilt is an important facet of
their malicious scheme to obligate people to atone for "sins" by
paying the mortgages on temples of abstinence!
Even if a person is no longer struggling
under the burden of religiously-induced guilt (or thinks he isn't), modern man
still feels shame if he yields to his masturbatory desires. A man may feel
robbed of his masculinity if he satisfies himself auto- erotically rather then
engaging in the competitive game of woman chasing. A woman may satisfy herself
sexually but yearns for the ego-gratification that comes from the sport of
seduction. Neither the quasi Casanova nor bogus vamp feels adequate when
"reduced" to masturbation for sexual gratification; both would
prefer even an inadequate partner. Satanically speaking, though, it is far
better to engage in a perfect fantasy
to cooperate in an unrewarding experience with another person. With
masturbation, you are in complete control of the situation.
illustrate the undebatable fact that masturbation is an entirely normal and
healthy practice: it is performed by all members of the animal kingdom. Human
children will also follow their instinctive masturbatory desires, unless
they have been scolded for it by their indignant parents, who were
undoubtedly berated for it by their parents,
and so on down the retrocedent line.
is unfortunate, hut true, that the sexual guilts of parents will immutably be
passed on to their children. In order to save our children from the ill-fated
sexual destiny of our parents, grandparents, and possibly ourselves, the
perverted moral code of the past must be exposed for what it is: a
pragmatically organized set of rules which, if rigidly obeyed, would destroy
us! Unless we emancipate ourselves from the ridiculous sexual standards of our
present society, including the so-called sexual revolution, the neuroses
caused by those stifling regulations will persist. Adherence to the sensible
and humanistic new morality of Satanism can-and will-evolve society in which
our children can grow up healthy and without the devastating moral
encumbrances of our existing sick society.
NOT ALL VAMPIRES
represents responsibility to the
responsible, instead of concern for psychic vampires.
people who walk the earth practice the fine art of making others feel
responsible and even indebted to them, without cause. Satanism observes these
leeches in their true light. Psychic vampires are individuals who drain others
of their vital energy. This type of person can he found in all avenues of
society. They fill no
purpose in our lives, and are neither love objects nor true
friends. Yet we feel responsible to the psychic vampire without knowing
you think you may be the victim of such a person, there are a few simple rules
which will help you form a decision, Is there a person you often call or
visit, even though you really don't want to, because you know you will feel
guilty if you don't? Or, do you find yourself constantly doing favors for one
who doesn't come forward and ask, but hints? Often the psychic vampire will
use reverse psychology, saying "Oh, I couldn't ~k you to do
that"-and you, in turn, insist upon doing it. The psychic vampire never
demands anything of you That would be far too presumptuous. They simply
let their wishes be known in subtle ways which will prevent them from being
considered pests. They "wouldn't think of imposing" and are always
content to willingly accept their lot, without the slightest
sins are not of commission, but of omission. It's what they don't
say, not what they do say, that
makes you feel you must account to them. They are much too crafty to make
overt demands upon you, because they know you would resent it, and would have
a tangible and legitimate reason for denying them.
large percentage of these people have special "attributes" which
make their dependence upon you more feasible and much more effective. Many
psychic vampires are invalids (or pretend to be) or are "mentally or
emotionally disturbed." Others might feign ignorance or incompetence so
you will, out of pity-or more often, exasperation-do things for them.
traditional way to banish a demon or elemental is to recognize it for what it
is, and exorcise it. Recognition of these modern-day demons and their methods
is the only antidote for their devastating hold over you
people accept these passively vicious individuals at face value only because
their insidious maneuvers have never been pointed out to them. They merely
accept these "poor souls" as being less fortunate than themselves,
and feel they must help them however they can. It is this misdirected sense of
responsibility (or unfounded sense of guilt) which nourishes well the
"altruism’s" upon which these parasites feast!
psychic vampire is allowed to exist because he cleverly chooses conscientious,
responsible people for his victims-people with great dedication to their
some cases we are vampirized by groups of people, as well as individuals.
Every fund raising organization, be it a charitable foundation, community
council, religious or fraternal association, etc., carefully selects a person
who is adept at making others feel guilty for its chairman or coordinator. It
is the job of this chairman to intimidate us into opening first our hearts,
and then our wallets, to the recipient of their "good will"
mentioning that, in many cases, their time
is not unselfishly donated, but that they are drawing a fat salary for their
"noble deeds." They are masters at playing upon the sympathy and
consideration of responsible people. How often we see little children who have
been sent forth by these self-righteous Fagins to painlessly extract donations
the kindly. Who can resist the innocent charm of a child?
There are, of course, people who are not happy unless they are giving,
but many of us do not fit into this category. Unfortunately, we are often put
upon to do things we do not genuinely feel should be required of us. A
conscientious person finds it very difficult to decide between voluntary and
imposed charity. He wants to do what is right and just, and finds it
perplexing trying to decide exactly who he should help and what degree of aid
should rightfully be expected of
person must decide for himself what his obligations are to his respective
friends, family, and community. Before donating his time and money to those
outside his immediate family and close circle of friends, he must decide what
he can afford, without depriving those closest to him. When taking these
things into consideration he must be certain to include himself
among those who mean most to him. He must carefully evaluate the validity
of the request and the personality or motives of the person asking it of him.
is extremely difficult for a person to learn to say "no" when all
his life he has said "yes." But 'unless he wants to be constantly
taken advantage of, he must learn to say "no" when circumstances justify doing
so. If you allow them, psychic vampires will gradually infiltrate your
everyday life until you have no privacy left-and your constant feeling of
concern for them will deplete you of all ambition.
psychic vampire will always select a person who is relatively content and
satisfied with his life-a person who is happily married, pleased with his job,
and generally well-adjusted to the world around him-to feed upon. The very
fact that the psychic vampire chooses to Victimize a happy person shows that
he is lacking all the things his victim has; he will do everything he can to
stir up trouble and disharmony between his victim and those people he holds
be wary of anyone who seems to have no real friends and no apparent interest
in life (except you). He will usually tell you he is very selective in his
choice of friends, or
make friends easily because of the high standards he sets for his companions.
(To acquire and keep friends, one must be willing to give of himself- .something
of which the psychic vampire is incapable.) But he will hasten to add that you
fulfill every requirement and are truly an outstanding exception among men-you
are one of the very few worthy of his friendship.
Lest you confuse desperate love (which is a very selfish thing) with
psychic vampirism, the vast difference between the two must be clarified. The
only way to determine if you are being vampirized is to weigh what you give
the person compared to what they give you in return.
You may, at times, become annoyed by the obligations put upon you by a
loved one, a close friend, or even an employer. But before you label them
psychic vampires, you must ask yourself, "What am I getting in
return?" If your spouse or lover insists that you call them frequently,
but you also require them to account to you for their time spent away from
you, you must realize this is a give and take situation. Or, if a friend is in
the habit of calling upon you for help at inopportune moments, but you
similarly depend upon them to give your immediate needs priority, you must
regard it as a fair exchange. If your employer asks you to do a little more
than is normally expected of you in your particular position, but will
overlook occasional tardiness or will give you time off when you need it, you
certainly have no cause for complaint and need not feel he is taking advantage
You are, however, being vampirized if
you are incessantly called upon or expected to do favors for someone who, when
you need a favor, always happens to have other "pressing
psychic vampires will give you material things for the express purpose of
making you feel you owe them something in return, thereby binding you to them.
The difference between your giving, and theirs, is that your return payment
must come in a non-material form. They want you to feel obligated to them, and
would be very disappointed and even resentful if you attempted to repay them
with material objects. In
"sold your soul" to them, and they'll constantly remind you of your
duty to them, by not reminding you.
purely Satanic, the only way to deal with a psychic vampire is to "play
dumb" and act as though they are genuinely
altruistic and really expect
nothing in return. Teach them a lesson by graciously
taking what they give you, thanking them loudly enough for all to hear,
and walking away! In this way you come out the victor. What can they say? And
when you are inevitably expected to repay their "generosity," (this
is the hard part'.) you say "No"-but
again, graciously! When they feel
you falling from their clutches two things will happen. First, they will act
"crushed," hoping your old feeling of duty and sympathy will return,
and when (and if) it doesn't, they will show their true colors and will become angry and vindictive.
you have moved them to this point, YOU can play the role of the injured party.
After all, you've done nothing wrong-you just happened to have had
"pressing obligations" when they needed you, and since nothing was
expected in return for their gifts, there should be no hard feelings.
the psychic vampire will realize his methods have been discovered and will not
press the issue. He will not continue to waste his time with you, but will
move on to his next unsuspecting victim.
are times, however, when the psychic vampire will not release his hold so
easily, and will do everything possible to torment you. They have plenty of
time for this because, when once rejected, they will neglect all else (what
little else they have, that is) to devote their every waking moment to
planning the revenge to which they feel they are entitled. For this reason, it
is best to avoid a relationship with this kind of person in the first place.
Their "adulation" and dependence upon you may, at first, be very
flattering, and their material gifts very attractive, but you will eventually
find yourself paying for them many times over.
waste your time with people who will ultimately destroy you, but concentrate
instead on those who will appreciate
responsibility to them, and, likewise, feel responsible to you.
if you are a psychic varnpire-take
heed! Beware of the Satanist-he is ready and willing to gleefully drive the
proverbial stake through your heart!
HIGHEST PLATEAU OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
THE AWARENESS OF THE FLESH!
encourages its followers to indulge in their natural desires. Only by so doing
can you be a
satisfied person with no frustrations which can be harmful to yourself and
others around you. Therefore, the most simplified description of the Satanic
INSTEAD OF ABSTINENCE
often mistake compulsion for indulgence, but there is a world of difference
between the two. A compulsion is never created by indulging, but by not being
able to indulge. By making something taboo, it only serves to intensify the
desire. Everyone likes to do the things they have been told not to.
"Forbidden fruits are Sweetest."
Encyclopedic Dictionary defines indulgence
thusly: "To give oneself up to; not to restrain or oppose; to give
free course to; to gratify by compliance; to yield to." The dictionary
definition of compulsion is:
"The act of compelling or driving by force, physical or moral; constraint
of the will; (compulsory, obligatory)." In other words, indulgence
implies choice, whereas compulsion indicates the lack of choice.
a person has no proper release for his desires they rapidly build up and
become compulsions. If everyone had a particular time and place for the
purpose of periodically indulging in their personal desires, without fear of
embarrassment or reproach, they would be sufficiently released to lead
unfrustrated lives in the everyday world. They would be free to
headlong into whatever undertaking they might choose instead of going about
their duties half-heartedly, their creative urges frustrated by denying their
natural desires. This would apply in the majority of cases, but there will
always be those who work better under pressure.
Generally, those who need to endure a
certain amount of hardship to produce to their full capabilities are in
basically artistic vocations. (More will be said later about fulfillment
through self-denial.) This does not mean to imply that all artists fit into
this category. On the contrary, many artists are unable to produce unless
their basic animal needs have been satisfied.
the most part, it is not the artist or individualist, but the average
middle-class working man or woman who is lacking the proper release for their
desires. It is ironic that the responsible, respectable person-the one who
pays society's bills-should be the one given the least in return. It is he who
must be ever conscious of his "moral obligations," and who is
condemned for normally indulging in his natural
Satanic religion considers this a gross injustice. He who upholds his
responsibilities should be most entitled to the pleasures of his choice,
without censure from the society he serves.
a religion (Satanism) has been formed which commends and rewards those who
support the society in which they live, instead of denouncing them for their
every set of principles (be it religious, political, or philosophical), some
good can be extracted. Amidst the madness of the Hitlerian concept, one
point stands out as a shining example of this-"strength through
joy!" Hitler was no fool when he offered the German people happiness, on
a personal Level, to insure their loyalty to him, and peak efficiency from
has been clearly established that the majority of all illnesses are of a
psychosomatic nature, and that psychosomatic illnesses are a direct result of
frustration. It has been said that "the good die young." The good,
by Christian standards, do
young. It is the frustration of our natural instincts which leads to the
premature deterioration of our minds and bodies.
It has become very fashionable to
concentrate on the betterment of the mind and spirit, and to consider giving
pleasure to one's body (the very shell without which the mind and spirit could
not exist) to be coarse, crude, and unrefined. AS OF LATE, MOST PEOPLE WHO
DEEM THEMSELVES EMANCIPATED HAVE LEFT NORMALCY ONLY TO TRANSCEND INTO IDIOCY!
way of bending their behinds around to meet their navels, subsisting on wild
and exotic diets like brown rice and tea, they feel they will arrive at a
great state of spiritual development.
says the Satanist. He would rather eat a good hearty meal, exercise his
imagination, and transcend by means of physical and emotional fulfillment. It
seems, to the Satanist, that after being harnessed with unreasonable religious
demands for so many centuries, one would welcome the chance to be human for
anyone thinks that by denying his natural desires he can avoid mediocrity, he
should examine the Eastern mystical beliefs which have been in great
intellectual favor in recent years. Christianity is "old hat," so
those who wish to escape its fetters have turned to so-called enlightened
religions, such as Buddhism. Although Christianity is certainly deserving of
the criticism it has received, perhaps it has been taking more than its share
of the blame. The followers of the mystical beliefs are every bit as guilty of
the little humanisms as the "misguided" Christians. Both religions
are based on trite philosophies, but the mystical religionists profess to be
enlightened and emancipated from the guilt-ridden dogma which is typified by
Christianity. However, the Eastern mystic is even more preoccupied than the
Christian with avoiding animalistic actions that remind him he is not a
"saint"' but merely a man-only another form of animal, sometimes
better, more often worse, than those
who walk on all fours; and who, because of his "divine spiritual and
intellectual development," has become the most vicious animal of all!
Satanist asks, "What is wrong with being human, and
human limitations as well as assets?" By denying his desires the mystic
has come no closer to overcoming compulsion than his kindred soul, the
Christian. The Eastern mystical beliefs have taught people to contemplate
their navels, stand on their heads, Stare at blank walls, avoid the use of
labels in life, and discipline themselves against any desire for materialistic
pleasure. Nevertheless, I am sure you have seen just as many so-called
disciplined yogis with the inability to control a smoking habit as anyone
else; or just as many supposedly emancipated Buddhists become just as excited
as a "less aware" person when they are confronted with a member of
the opposite-or in some cases, the same-sex. Yet when asked to explain the
reason for their hypocrisy, these people retreat into the ambiguousness which
characterizes their faith-no one can pin them down if there are no straight
answers that can be given!
simple fact of the matter is that the very thing which has led this type of
person to a faith which preaches abstinence, is indulgence.
Their compulsive masochism is the reason for choosing a religion which not
only advocates self-denial, but praises them for it; and gives them a
sacrosanct avenue of expression for their masochistic needs. The more abuse
they can stand, the holier they become.
to most people, represents a rejection of indulgence. Satanism points Out many
meanings behind the meanings, and considers masochism to be an indulgence
if any attempt to sway or change the person from his masochistic traits is
met with resentment and/or failure. The Satanist does not condemn these people
for giving vent to their masochistic desires, but he does feel the utmost contempt towards those who cannot be honest
enough (at least with themselves) to face and accept their masochism as a
natural part of their personality make-up.
to use religion as an excuse for their masochism is bad enough, but these
people actually have the effrontery to feel superior
to those who are not bound-up in self-deceitful expression of their
fetishes! These people would be the first to condemn a man who found his
weekly release with a person
would beat him soundly, thereby releasing himself from the very thing which
would, if unreleased, make him-as they are-a compulsive church-goer or
religious fanatic. By finding adequate release for his masochistic desires, he
no longer needs to debase and deny himself in his every waking moment, as do
these compulsive masochists.
are encouraged to indulge in the seven deadly sins, as they need hurt no one;
they were only invented by the Christian Church to insure guilt on the part of
its followers. The Christian Church knows that it is impossible for anyone to
avoid committing these sins, as they are all things which we, being human,
most naturally do. After inevitably committing these sins financial offerings
to the church in order to "pay off" God are employed as a sop to the
has never needed a hook of rules, because vital natural forces have kept man
"sinful" and intent on preserving himself and his feelings.
Nevertheless, demoralizing attempts have been made on his body and being for
his "soul's" sake, which only illustrate how misconceived and
misused the labels of "indulgence" versus "compulsion"
activity certainly is condoned and encouraged by Satanism, but obviously the fact that
it is the only religion which honestly takes this stand, is the reason it has
been traditionally given so much literary space.
if most people belong to religions which repress them sexually, anything
written on this provocative subject is going to make for titillating reading.
all attempts to sell something (be it a product or an idea) have failed-sex
will always sell it. The reason for this is that even though people now consciously
accept sex as a normal and necessary function, their subconscious is still bound by the taboo which religion has placed
upon it. So, again, what is denied is more intensely desired. It is this
bugaboo regarding sex which causes the literature devoted to the Satanic views
on the subject to overshadow all else written about Satanism.
true Satanist is not mastered by sex
any more than he is mastered by any of his other desires. As with all other
the Satanist is master of, rather than mastered by sex. He is not the
perverted fiend who is just waiting for the opportunity to deflower every
young virgin, nor is he the skulking degenerate who furtively hangs around
the "dirty" bookstores, slavering over the "nasty"
pictures. If pornography fills his needs for the moment, he unashamedly buys
some "choice items" and guiltlessly peruses them at his leisure.
have to accept the fact that man has become disgruntled at being constantly
repressed, but we must do every-thing we can to at least temper the sinful
desires of man, lest they run rampant in this new age," say the
religionists of the right-hand path to the questioning Satanist. "Why
continue to think of these desires as shameful and something to be repressed,
if you now admit they are natural?" returns the Satanist. Could it be
that the white-light religionists are a bit "sour-grapes" about the
fact that they didn't think of a religion, before the Satanists, which would
be enjoyable to follow; and if the truth were known, would they too not like
to have a bit more pleasure out of life, but for fear of losing face, cannot
admit it? Could it also be that they are afraid people will, after hearing
about Satanism, tell themselves "This is for me-why should I continue
with a religion which condemns me for everything I do, even though there is
nothing actually wrong with it?" The Satanist thinks this is more than
is certainly much evidence that past religions are, every day, lifting more
and more of their ridiculous restrictions. Even so, when an entire religion is
based on abstinence instead of indulgence (as it should be) there is little
left when it has been revised to meet the current needs of man. So, why waste
time "buying oats for a dead horse"?
watchword of Satanism is INDULGENCE instead of "abstinence" - - . BUT-it is not
ON THE CHOICE
A HUMAN SACRIFICE
THE supposed purpose in
performing the ritual of sacrifice is to throw the energy provided by the
blood of the freshly slaughtered victim into the atmosphere of the magical
working, thereby intensifying the magician's chances of success.
magician assumes that since blood represents the life force, there is no
better way to appease the gods or demons than to present them with
quantities of it. Combine this rationale with the fact that a dying creature
is expending an overabundance of adrenal and other biochemical energies, and
you have what appears to be an unbeatable combination.
"white" magician, wary of the consequences involved in the killing
of a human being, naturally utilizes birds, or other "lower"
creatures in his ceremonies. It seems these sanctimonious wretches feel no
guilt in the taking of a non-human life, as opposed to a human's.
fact of the matter is that if the "magician" is worthy of his name,
he will be uninhibited enough to release the necessary force from
his own body, instead of from an unwilling and undeserving victim!
to all established magical theory, the release of this force is NOT effected
in the actual spilling of blood, but in
the death throes of the living creature! This discharge of bio electrical
energy is the very same phenomenon which occurs
any profound heightening of the emotions, such as:
orgasm, blind anger, mortal terror, consuming grief, etc. Of these emotions,
the easiest entered into of one's own volition are sexual orgasm and anger,
with grief running a close third Remembering that the two most readily
available of these three (sexual orgasm and anger) have been burned into man's
unconscious as "sinful" by religionists, it is small wonder they
are shunned by the "white" magician, who plods along carrying the
greatest of all millstones of guilt!
inhibitive and asinine absurdity in the need to kill an innocent living
creature at the high-point of a ritual, as practiced by erstwhile
"wizards," is obviously their "lesser of the evils" when a
discharge of energy is called for. These poor conscience-stricken fools, who
have been calling themselves witches and warlocks, would sooner chop the head
off a goat or chicken in an attempt to harness its death agony, than have the
"blasphemous" bravery to masturbate in full view of the Jehovah
whom they claim to deny! The only way these mystical cowards can
ritualistically release themselves is through the agony of another's death
(actually their own, by proxy) rather than the indulgent force which producer
life! The treaders of the path of white light are truly the cold and the
dead! No wonder these tittering
pustules of "mystic wisdom" must stand within protective circles and
bind the "evil" forces in order to keep themselves
"safe" from attack-ONE GOOD
ORGASM WOULD PROBABLY KILL THEM!
use of a human sacrifice in a Satanic ritual does not imply that the sacrifice
is slaughtered "to appease the gods." Symbolically,
the victim is destroyed through the working of a hex or curse, which in
turn leads to the physical, mental or emotional destruction of the
"sacrifice" in ways and means not attributable to the magician.
only time a Satanist would perform a Human sacrifice would be if it were to
serve a two-fold purpose; that being to release the magician's wrath in the
throwing of a curse, and more important, to dispose of a totally obnoxious and
No circumstances would a Satanist sacrifice any animal or baby! For centuries,
propagandists of the right-hand path have been prattling over the supposed
sacrifices of small children and voluptuous maidens at the hands of
diabolists. It would be thought that anyone reading or hearing of these
heinous accounts would immediately question their authenticity, taking into
consideration the biased sources of the stories. On the contrary, as with all
"holy" lies which are accepted without reservation, this assumed
modus operandi of the Satanists Persists to this day!
There are sound and logical reasons why the Satanists could not
perform such sacrifices. Man, the animal, is the godhead to the Satanist.
The purest form of carnal existence reposes in the bodies of animals and human
children who have not grown old enough to deny themselves their natural
desires. They can perceive things that the average adult human can never hope
to. Therefore, the Satanist holds these beings in a sacred regard, knowing he
can learn much from these natural magicians of the world.
The Satanist is aware of the universal custom of the treader of the path
of Agarthi; the killing of the god. Inasmuch as gods are always created in
man's own image-and the average mm hates what he sees in himself-the
inevitable must occur:
sacrifice of the god who represents himself. The Satanist does not
hate himself, nor the gods he might choose, and has no desire to destroy
himself or anything for which he stands! It is for this reason he could never
willfully harm an animal or child.
question arises, "Who, then, would be considered a fit and proper human
sacrifice, and how is one qualified to pass
on such a person?" The answer is brutally simple. Anyone who has unjustly
wronged you-one who has "gone Out of his way" to hurt you-to
deliberately cause trouble and hardship for you or those dear to you. In
short, a person asking to be cursed by their very actions.
a person, by his reprehensible behavior, practically
Out to be destroyed, it is truly your moral obligation to indulge them their
wish. The person who takes every opportunity to "pick on" others
is often mistakenly called "sadistic." In reality, this person is a
misdirected masochist who is working towards his own destruction. The reason a
person viciously strikes out against you is because they are afraid of you or
what you represent, or are resentful of your happiness. They are weak,
insecure, and on extremely shaky ground when you throw your curse, and they
make ideal human sacrifices.
is sometimes easy to overlook the actual wrongdoing of the victim of your
curse, when one considers how "unhappy" a person he really is. It is
not so easy, though, to retrace the damaging footsteps of your antagonist and
make right those practical situations he or she has made wrong.
"ideal sacrifice" may be emotionally insecure, but nonetheless can,
in the machinations of his insecurity, cause severe damage to your
tranquility or sound reputation. "Mental illness," "nervous
breakdown," "maladjustment," "anxiety neuroses,"
"broken homes," "sibling rivalry," etc., etc., ad
infinitum have too long been convenient excuses for vicious and irresponsible
actions. Anyone who says "we must try to understand" those who make
life miserable for those undeserving of misery is aiding and abetting a social
cancer! The apologists for these rabid humans deserve any clobberings they get
at the hands of their charges!
dogs are destroyed, and they need help far more than the human who conveniently froths at
the mouth when irrational behavior is in order! It is easy to say, "So
what!-these people are insecure, so they can't hurt me." But the fact
remains-given the opportunity they would
Therefore, you have every right to
(symbolically) destroy them, and if your curse provokes their actual
annihilation, rejoice that you have been instrumental in ridding the world
of a pest! If your success or happiness disturbs a person-you owe him nothing!
He is made to be trampled under foot! IF
PEOPLE HAD TO TAKE THE CONSEQUENCES
OF THEIR OWN ACTIONS, THEY WOULD THINK TWICE!
LIFE AFTER DEATH
OF THE EGO
MAN is aware that he
will die, someday. Other animals, when nearing death, know they are about to
die; but it is not until death is certain that the animal senses his coming
departure from this world. And even then he does not know exactly what is
entailed in dying It is often pointed Out that animals accept death grace
fully, without fear or resistance. This is a beautiful concept, but one that
only holds true in cases where death
the animal is unavoidable.
an animal is sick or injured he will fight for his life with every ounce of
strength he has left. It is this unshakable will to live that, if man were not
so "highly evolved," would also give him the fighting spirit he
needs to stay alive.
is a well known fact that many people die simply be-cause they give up and
just don't care anymore. This is understandable if the person is very ill,
with no apparent chance for recovery. But this often is not the case. Man has
become lazy. He has learned to take the easy way out. Even suicide has become
less repugnant to many people than any number of other sir's'. Religion is
totally to blame for this.
in most religions, is touted as a great spiritual awakening~ne which is
prepared for throughout life. This concept is very appealing to one who has
not had a satisfactory life; but to those who have experienced all the joys
life has to offer,
is a great dread attached to dying. This is as it should be. It is this lust
for life which will allow the vital Person to live on after the inevitable
death of his fleshly shell.
shows that men who have given their own lives in pursuit of an ideal have been
deified for their martyrdom. Religionists and political leaders have been very
crafty in laying their plans. By holding the martyr up as a shining example to
his fellow men, they eliminate the common sense reaction that willful
self-destruction goes against all animal logic. To the Satanist, martyrdom and
non-personalized heroism is to be associated not with integrity, but with
stupidity. This, of course, does not apply in situations which involve the
safety of a loved one. But to give one's own life for something as impersonal
as a political or religious issue is the ultimate in masochism.
Life is the one great indulgence; death the one great abstinence. To a
person who is satisfied with his earthly existence, life is like a party; and
no one likes to leave a good party.
By the same token, if a person is enjoying himself here on earth he will not
so readily give up this life for the promise of an afterlife about which he
The Eastern mystical beliefs teach
humans to discipline themselves against any conscious will for success so they
might dissolve themselves into "Universal Cosmic
Awareness"-anything to avoid good healthy self-satisfaction or honest
pride in earthly accomplishments!
is interesting to note that the areas in which this type of belief flourishes
are those where material gains are not easily obtainable. For this reason the
predominant religious belief must be one which commends its followers for
their rejection of material things and their avoidance of the use of labels
which attaches a certain amount of importance to material gains. In this way
the people can be pacified into accepting their lot, no matter how small it
Satanism uses many labels. If it were
not for names, very few of us would understand anything in life, much less
attach any significance to it;-and significance compels recognition, which is
something everyone wants, especially
the Eastern mystic
tries to prove to everyone how he can meditate longer or stand more
deprivation and pain than the next fellow.
The Eastern philosophies preach the
dissolution of man's ego before he can produce sins. It is unfathomable to the
Satanist to conceive of an ego which would willfully choose denial of itself.
In countries where this is used as a sop
for the willingly impoverished, it is understandable that a philosophy which
teaches the denial of the ego would serve a useful purpose-at least for those
in power, to whom it would be detrimental if their people were discontented.
But for anyone who has every opportunity for material gain, to choose
this form of religious thought seems foolish, indeed!
Eastern mystic believes strongly in reincarnation. To a person who has
virtually nothing in this life, the possibility that he may have been a king
in a past life or may be one in the next life is very attractive, and does
much to appease his need for self-respect. If there is nothing in which they
can take pride in this life, they can console themselves by thinking,
"there are always future lives." It never occurs to the believer in
reincarnation that if his father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, etc
had developed "good karmas," by their adherence to the same beliefs
and ethics as his present ones-then why is he now living in privation, rather
than like a maharajah?
Belief in reincarnation provides a beautiful fantasy world in which a
person can find the proper avenue of ego-expression, but at the same time
claim to have dissolved his ego. This is emphasized by the roles people choose
for themselves in their past or future lives.
Believers in reincarnation do not always
choose an honor-able character. If the person is of a highly respectable and
conservative nature, he will often choose a colorful rogue or gangster,
thereby fulfilling his alter-ego. Or, a woman who has much social status may
pick a harlot or famous courtesan for the characterization of herself in a
If people were able to divorce
themselves from the stigma
attached to personal
ego-fulfillment, they would not need to play self-deceitful games such as
belief in reincarnation as a means of satisfying their natural need for
Satanist believes in complete gratification of his ego. Satanism, in fact, is
the only religion which advocates
the intensification or encouragement of the ego. Only if a person's own ego
is sufficiently fulfilled, can he afford to be kind and complimentary to
others, without robbing himself of his self-respect. We generally think of a
braggart as a person with a large ego; in reality, his bragging results from a
need to satisfy his impoverished ego.
have kept their followers in line by suppressing their egos. By making their
followers feel inferior, the awesome-ness of their god is insured. Satanism
encourages its members to develop a good strong ego because it gives them the
self-respect necessity for a vital existence in this life.
a person h55 been vital throughout his life and has fought to the
end for his earthly existence, it is this ego which will refuse to die, even
after the expiration of the flesh which housed it. Young children are to he
admired for their driving enthusiasm for life. This is exemplified by the
small child who refuses to go to bed when there is something exciting going
on, and when once put to bed, will sneak down the stairs to peek through the
curtain and watch. It is this child-like vitality that will allow the Satanist
to peek through the curtain of darkness and death and remain earthbound.
is not encouraged by the Satanic religion. Therefore, unless death comes as an
indulgence because of extreme circumstances which make the termination of life
a welcome relief from an unendurable earthly existence, suicide is
frowned upon by the Satanic religion.
martyrs have taken their own lives, not because life was intolerable for them,
but to use their supreme sacrifice as a tool to further the religious belief.
We must assume, then, that suicide, if done for the sake of the church, is
condoned and even encouraged-even though their scriptures label it a
religious martyrs of the past have always been deified.
is rather curious that the only time suicide is considered sinful by other
religions is when it comes as an indulgence.
highest of all holidays in the Satanic religion is the date of one's own
birth. Thi5 is in direct contradiction to the holy of holy days
of other religions, which deify a particular god who has been created in an
anthropomorphic form of their own image, thereby showing that the ego is not
The Satanist feels:
"Why not really be honest and if you are going to create a god in your
create that god as yourself." Every man is a god if he chooses to
recognize himself as one. So, the Satanist celebrates his own birthday as the
most important holiday of the year. After all, aren't you happier about the
fact that you were born than you are about the birth of someone you have never
even met? Or for that matter, aside from religious holidays, why pay higher
tribute to the birthday of a president or to a date in history than we do to
the day we were brought into this greatest of all worlds?
the fact that some of us may not have been wanted, or at least were not
particularly planned, we're glad, even if no one else is, that we're here! You
should give yourself a pat on the back, buy yourself whatever you want, treat
yourself like the king (or god) that you are, and generally celebrate your
birthday with as much pomp and ceremony as possible.
After one's own birthday, the two major
Satanic holidays are Walpurgisnacht and Halloween (or All Hallows' Eve).
St. Walpurgis-or Walpurga, or Walburga,
the time and area in which one is referring to her-was born in Sussex about
the end of the Seventh or the beginning of
the Eighth Century, and was educated at Winburn, Dorset, where after
taking the veil, she remained for twenty-seven years. She then, at the
insistence of her uncle, St. Boniface, and her brother, St. Wilibald, set out
along with some other nuns to found religious houses in Germany. Her first
settlement was at Bischofsheim in the diocese of Mainz, and two years later (754
A.D.) she became abbess 0f the Benedictine nunnery at
Heidenheim, within her brother Wilibald's diocese of Eichstadt m Bavaria,
where another brother, Winebald, had at the same time also been made head of a
monastery. On the death of Winebald in 760
she succeeded him in his charge, retaining the superintendence of both
houses until her death on February 25, 779. Her relics were translated to
Eichstadt, where she was laid in a hollow rock, from which exuded a kind of
bituminous oil, afterwards known as Walpurgis oil, regarded as having
miraculous efficacy against disease. The cave became a place of pilgrimage,
and a great church was built over the spot. She is commemorated at various
times, but principally on May 1st, her day taking the place of an
earlier Pagan festival. Amazingly enough, all of this rigmarole was found
necessary simply to condone the continuance of the most important Pagan
festival of the year-the grand climax of the spring equinox!
Eve of May has been memorialized as the night that all of the demons,
specters, afreets, and banshees would come forth and hold their wild revels,
symbolizing the fruition of the spring equinox.
Halloween-All Hallows' Eve, or All
Saints' Day-falls on October 31st or November 1st. Originally, All Hallows'
Eve was one of the great fire festivals of Britain at the time of the Druids.
In Scotland it was associated with the time when the spirits of the dead, the
demons, witches, and sorcerers were unusually active and propitious.
Paradoxically, All Hallows' Eve was also the night when young people performed
magical rituals to determine their future marriage partners. The youth of the
villages carried on with much merry-making and sensual
but the older people took great care to safeguard their homes from the evil
spirits, witches, and demons who had exceptional power that night.
solstices and equinoxes are also celebrated as holidays, as they herald the
first day of the seasons. The difference between a Solstice and an equinox
is a semantic one defining the relationship between the sun, moon, and the
fixed stars. The solstice applies to summer and winter; the equinox refers to
autumn and spring. The summer solstice is in June, and the winter solstice is
in December. The autumn equinox is in September, and the spring equinox is in
March. Both the equinoxes and the solstices vary a day or two from year to
year, depending on the lunar cycle at the time, but usually fall on the 21st
or 22nd of the month. Five to six weeks after these days the legendary Satanic
revels are celebrated.
THE BLACK MASS
other single device has been associated with Satanism as much as the black
mass. To say that the
blasphemous of all religious ceremonies is nothing more than a literary
invention is certainly a statement which needs qualifying-but nothing could be
The popular concept of
the black mass is thus: a defrocked priest stands before an altar consisting
of a nude woman, her legs spread-eagled and vagina thrust
each of her outstretched fists grasping a black candle made from the fat of
unbaptized babies, and a chalice containing the urine of a prostitute (or
blood) reposing on her belly. An inverted cross hangs above the altar, and
triangular hosts of ergot-laden bread or black-stained turnip are methodically
blessed as the priest dutifully slips them in and out of the altar-lady's
labia. Then, we are told, an invocation to Satan and various demons is
followed by an array of prayers and psalms chanted backwards or interspersed
with obscenities . - . all performed within the confines of a
"protective" pentagram drawn on the floor. If the Devil appears he
is invariably in the form of a rather eager man wearing the head of a black
goat upon his shoulders. Then follows a potpourri of flagellation, prayer-book
burning, cunnilingus, fellatio, and general hindquarters kissing
done to a background of ribald recitations from the Holy Bible, and audible
expectorations on the cross! If a baby can be slaughtered during the ritual,
so much the better; for as every-one knows, this is the favorite sport of the
this sounds repugnant, then the success of the reports of the black mass, in
keeping the devout in church, is easy to understand. No "decent"
person could fail to side with the inquisitors when told of these blasphemies.
The propagandists of the church did their job well, informing the public at
one time or another of the heresies and heinous acts of the Pagans, Cathars,
Bogomils, Templars and others who, because of their dualistic philosophies and
sometimes Satanic logic, had to be eradicated,
stories of unbaptized babies being stolen by Satanists for use in the mass
were not only effective propaganda measures, but also provided a constant
source of revenue for the Church, in the form of baptism fees. No Christian
mother would, upon hearing of these diabolical kidnappings,
refrain from getting her child properly baptized, post haste.
facet of man's nature was apparent in the fact that the writer or artist with
lewd thoughts could exercise his most obscene predilections in the portrayal
of the activities of heretics, The censor who views all pornography so that he
will know what to warn others of is the modern equivalent of the medieval
chronicler of the obscene deeds of the Satanists (and, of course, their modern
journalistic counterparts). It is believed that the most complete library of
pornography in the world is owned by the Vatican!
kissing of the Devil's behind during the traditional black mass is easily
recognized as the forerunner of the modern term used to describe one who will,
through appealing to another's ego, gain materially
from him. As all Satanic
ceremonies were performed toward very real or material goals, the oscularum infame (or kiss of shame) was considered a symbolic
requisite towards earthly, rather than spiritual, success.
usual assumption is that the Satanic ceremony or service is always called a
black mass. A black mass is not the magical ceremony practiced by Satanists, The Satanist would
only employ the use of a black mass as a form of psychodrama. Furthermore, a
black mass does not necessarily imply that the performers of such are
Satanists. A black mass is essentially a
on the religious service of the Roman Catholic Church, but can be loosely
applied to a satire on any religious ceremony.
the Satanist, the black mass, in its blaspheming of orthodox rites, is nothing
more than a redundancy. The services of all established religions are actually
parodies of old rituals performed by the worshippers of the earth and the
flesh. In attempts to de-sexualize and dc-humanize the Pagan beliefs, later
men of spiritual faith whitewashed the honest meanings behind the rituals into
the bland euphemisms now considered to be the "true mass." Even if
the Satanist were to spend each night per. forming a black mass, he would no
more be performing a travesty than the devout churchgoer who unwittingly
attends his own "black mass"-his
spoof on the honest and emotionally. sound rites of Pagan antiquity.
ceremony considered a black mass must effectively shock and outrage, as this
seems to be the measure of its success. In the Middle Ages, blaspheming the
holy church was shocking. Now, however, the Church does not present the
awesome image it did during the inquisition. The traditional black mass is no
longer the outrageous spectacle to the dilettante or renegade priest that it
once was. If the Satanist wishes to create a ritual to blaspheme an accepted
institution, for the purpose of psycho drama, he is careful to choose one that
is not in vogue to parody. Thus, he is truly stepping on a sacred cow.
black mass, today, would consist of the blaspheming of such "sacred"
topics as Eastern mysticism, psychiatry, the psychedelic movement,
ultra-liberalism, etc. Patriotism would be championed, drugs and their gurus
would be defiled, acultural militants would be deified, and the decadence of
ecclesiastical theologies might even be given a Satanic boost.
Satanic magus has always been the catalyst for the dichotomy necessary in
molding popular beliefs, and in this case a ceremony in the nature of a black
mass may serve a far-reach. mg magical purpose.
the year 1666, some rather interesting events occurred in France. With the
death of Francois Mansart, the architect of the trapezoid, whose geometrics
were to become the prototype
the haunted house, the Palace of Versailles was being constructed' in
accordance with his plans. The last of the glamorous priestesses of Satan,
Jeanne-Marie Bouvier (Madame Guyon) was to be overshadowed by a shrewd
opportunist and callous businesswoman named Catherine Deshayes, otherwise
known as LaVoisin. Here was an erstwhile beautician who, while dabbling in
abortions and purveying the most efficient poisons to ladies desirous of
eliminating unwanted husbands or lovers, found in the lurid accounts of the
"messes noir" a proverbial brainstorm
is safe to say that 1666 was the year of the first "commercial"
black mass! In the region south of St. Denis, which is now called LaGarenne, a
great walled house was purchased by LaVoisin and fitted with dispensaries,
cells, laboratories, and . . - a chapel. Soon it became de
rigurur for royalty and lesser dilettantes to attend and participate in
the very type of service mentioned earlier in this chapter. The organized
fraud perpetrated in these ceremonies has become indelibly marked in history
as the "true black mass."
LaVoisin was arrested on March 13, 1679 (in the Church of Our Blessed Lady of
Good Tidings, incidentally), the die had already been cast. The degraded
activities of LaVoisin had stifled the majesty of Satanism for many years to
Satanism for-fun.and-games fad next appeared in England in the middle 18th
Century in the form of Sir Francis Dashwood's Order of the Medmanham
Franciscans, popularly called The Hell-Fire Club. While eliminating the blood,
gore, and baby-fat candles of the previous century's masses, Sir Francis
managed to conduct rituals replete with good dirty fun, and certainly provided
a colorful and harmless form of psycho drama for many
of the leading lights of the period. An interesting sideline of Sir
Francis, which lends a clue to the climate of the Hell-Fire Club, was a group
called the Dilettanti Club, of which he was the founder.
It was the 19th Century that brought a
whitewashing to Satanism, in the feeble attempts of "white"
magicians trying to perform "black" magic. This was a very
paradoxical period for
with writers such as Baudelaire and Huysmans who, despite their apparent
obsession with evil, seemed nice enough fellows. The Devil developed his
Luciferian personality for the public to see, and gradually evolved into a
Sort of drawing-room gentleman. This was the era of "experts" on the
black arts, such as Eliphas Levi and countless trance-mediums who, with their
carefully bound spirits and demons, have also succeeded in binding the minds
of many who call themselves parapsychologists to this day!
fat as Satanism was concerned, the closest outward signs of this were the
neo-Pagan rites conducted by MacGregor Mathers' Hermetic Order of the Golden
Dawn, and Aleister Crowley's later Order of the Silver Star (A.~. A.
--Argentinum Astrum) and Order of
Oriental Templats (O.T.O.) ,* which paranoiacally denied any association with
Satanism, despite Crowley's self-imposed image of the beast of revelation.
Aside from some rather charming poetry and a smattering of magical
bric-a-brac, when not climbing mountains Crowley spent most of his time as a
poseur par excellence and worked overtime to be wicked. Like his contemporary,
Rev. (?) Montague Summers, Crowley obviously spent a large part of his life
with his tongue jammed firmly into his cheek, but his followers, today, are
somehow able to read esoteric meaning into his every word.
concurrent with these societies were the sex clubs using Satanism as a
rationale persists today, for which tabloid newspaper writers may give thanks.
it appears that the black mass developed from a literary invention of the
church, to a depraved commercial actuality, to a psychodrama for dilettantes
and iconoclasts, to an ace in the hole for popular media . . . then where
does it fit into the true nature of Satanism-and who
was practicing Satanic magic in those years beyond 1666?
answer to this riddle lies in another. Is the person
'Ordo Templi Orientis," Crowlev's takeoff
on the German sect of the same name, originally founded in 1902, and
practicing some of the principles set forth in this volume.
considered to be a Satanist really practicing Satanism in
its true sense, or rather from the point of view taken by the opinion
makers of heavenly persuasion? It has often been said, and rightly se, that
all of the books about the Devil have been written by the agents of God. It
is, therefore, quite easy to understand how a certain breed of devil
worshippers was created through the inventions of theologians. This erstwhile
"evil" character is not necessarily practicing true
Satanism. Nor is he a living embodiment of the element of untrammeled
pride or majesty of self which gave the post-Pagan world the church-man's
definition of evil. He is instead the by-product of later and more elaborate
pseudo-Satanist has always managed to appear throughout modern history, with
his black masses of varying degrees of blasphemy; but the real
Satanist is not quite so easily recognized as 5uch.
would be an over-simplification to say that every successful man and woman
on earth is, without knowing it, a practicing Satanist; but the thirst for
earthly success and its ensuing realization are certainly grounds for Saint
Peter turning thumbs down If the rich man's entry into heaven seems as
difficult as the camel's attempt to go through the eye of a needle; if the
love of money is the root of all evil; then we must at least assume the most
powerful men on earth to be the most Satanic. This applies to financiers,
industrialists, popes, poets, dictators, and all assorted opinion-makers and
field marshals of the world's activities.
through "leakage’s," one of the enigmatic men or women of earth
will be found to have "dabbled" in the black arts. These, of course,
are brought to light as the "mystery men" of history. Names like
Rasputin, Zaharoff, Cagliostro, Rosenberg and their ilk are links-clues, so to
speak, of the true legacy of Satan... a legacy which transcends ethnic, racial
and economic differences and temporal ideologies, as well. The Satanist has
always ruled the earth - . . and always will, by whatever name he is called.
thing stands sure: the standards, philosophy and
set forth on these pages ate those employed by the most self-realized and
powerful humans on earth. In the secret thoughts of each man and woman, still
motivated by sound and unclouded minds, resides the potential of the Satanist,
as always has been. The sign of the horns shall appear to many, now, rather
than the few; and the magician will stand forth that he may be recognized.
BOOK OF BELIAL
MASTERY OF THE EARTH
greatest appeal of magic is nor in its application, but in its esoteric
meanderings. The element of mystery which so heavily enshrouds the practice of
the black arts has been fostered, deliberately or out of ignorance, by those
who often claim the highest expertise in such matters. If the shortest
distance between two points is a
straight line, then established occultists would do well as maze-makers. The
basic principles of ceremonial magic have been relegated for so long to
infinitely classified bits of scholastic mysticism, that the would-be wizard
becomes the victim of the very art
of misdirection which he, himself,
should be employing! An analogy may be drawn of the student of applied
psychology who, though knowing all of the answers, cannot make friends.
What good is a study of falsehoods,
unless everyone believes in falseboods? Many, of course, DO believe in
falsehoods, but still ACT according to natural law. It is upon this premise
that Satanic magic is based. This is a primer-a basic text on materialistic
magic. It is a Satanic McGufley's
means "without a master," and symbolizes true independence,
self-sufficiency, and personal accomplishment. Belial represents the earth
element, and herein will be found magic with both feet on the ground-real,
hard-core, magical procedur~not mystical platitudes devoid of objective
reason. Probe no longer. Here is bedrock!
THE THEORY AND PRACTICE
definition of magic, as used in this book, is:
change in situations or events in accordance with one's will, which would,
using normally accepted methods, be unchangeable." This admittedly
leaves a large area for personal interpretation It will
be said, by some, that these instructions and procedures are nothing more
than applied psychology, or scientific fact, called by "magical"
terminology-until they arrive at a passage in
text that is "based on no known scientific finding." It is for this
reason that no attempt has been made to limit the explanations set forth to
a set nomenclature. Magic is never totally scientifically explainable, but
science has always been, at one time or another, considered magic.
is no difference between "White" and "Black" magic, except
in the smug hypocrisy, guilt-ridden righteousness, and self-deceit of the
'White" magician himself. In the classical religious tradition,
"White" magic is performed for altruisti4 benevolent, and
"good" purposes; while "Black" magic is used for
self-aggrandizement, personal power, and "evil" purposes. No one on
earth ever pursued occult studies, metaphysics, yoga, or any other "white
light" concept, without ego gratification and personal power as a goal.
It just so happens that some people enjoy wearing hair shirts, and others
prefer velvet or silk. What is pleasure to one, is pain to another, and the
to "good" and "evil." Every practitioner of witchcraft is
convinced that he or she is doing the "right" thing.
Magic falls into two categories, ritual
or ceremonial, and non-ritual or manipulative. Ritual magic consists of the
performance of a formal ceremony, taking place, at least in part, within the
confines of an area set aside for such purposes and at a specific time. Its
main function is to isolate the otherwise dissipated adrenal and other
emotionally induced energy, and convert it into a dynamically transmittable
force. It is purely an emotional, rather thin intellectual, act, Any and all
intellectual activity must take place before
the ceremony, not during it. This type
of magic is sometimes known as "GREATER MAGJC."
Non-ritual or manipulative magic,
sometimes called "LESSER MAGIC," consists of the wile and guile
obtained through various devices and contrived situations, which when
utilized, can create "change, in accordance with one's will." In olden times this
would be called "fascination," "glamour," or the
of the victims of the witch trials were not witches. Often the victims were
eccentric old women who were either senile or did not conform to society.
Others were exceptionally attractive women who turned the heads of the men in
power, and were not responsive to their advances. The real witches were rarely
executed, or even brought to trial, as they were proficient in the art of
enchantment and could charm the men and save their own lives. Most of the real
witches were sleeping with the inquisitors. This is the origin of the word
"glamour." The antiquated meaning of glamour is witchcraft. The most
important asset to the modern witch is her ability to be alluring, or to
utilize glamour. The word "fascination" has a similarly occult
origin. Fascination was the term applied to the evil eye. To fix a person's
gaze, in other words, fascinate, was to curse them with the evil eye.
Therefore, if a woman had the ability to fascinate men, she was regarded as a
to effectively utilize the command to LOOK, is an integral part of a witch's
or warlock's training. To manipulate a person, you must first be able to
attract and hold his attention.
three methods by which the command to look can be accomplished are the
utilization of sex, sentiment, or wonder, or any combination of these. A witch
must, honestly, decide into which
category she most naturally falls. The first category, that of sex, is
self-evident. If a woman is attractive or sexually appealing, she should do
everything in her power to make herself as enticing as possible, thereby using
sex as her most powerful tool. Once she has gained the man's attention, by
using her sex appeal, she is free to manipulate him to her will. The second
category is sentiment. Usually older women fit into this category. This would
include the "cookie lady" type witch, who might live in a little
cottage, and be thought of by people as being a bit eccentric. Children are
usually enchanted by the fantasy that this type of witch can provide for them,
and young adults seek her out for her sage-like advice. Through their
innocence, children can recognize her magical power. By conforming to an image
of the sweet little old lady next door, she can employ the art of misdirection
direction to accomplish her goals. The third category is the wonder theme.
This category would apply to the woman who is strange or awesome in her
appearance. By making her strange appearance work for her, she can manipulate
people simply because they are fearful of the consequences should they not do
as she asks.
women fit into more thin one of these categories. For example, the young girl
who has an appearance of freshness and innocence, but at the same time is very
sexy, combines sex and sentiment. Or, the femme fatale who combines sex appeal
with sinister overtones, uses sex and wonder. After evaluating her assets,
each witch must decide into which category or combination of categories she
fits, and then utilize these assets in their proper form.
be a successful warlock, a man must similarly fit himself into the proper
category. The handsome or sexually appealing man would, naturally, fit into
the first category-sex. The second, or sentiment category would apply to the
older man who has, perhaps, an elfin or forest wizard appearance. The Sweet
old grandpa (often a dirty old man!) would also be in the
category. The third type would be the man who presents a sinister or diabolic
appearance. Each of these men would apply his particular brand of the command
to look, in much the same way as the women previously described,
imagery utilized for emotional reaction is certainly the most important device
incorporated in the practice of lesser magic. Anyone who is foolish enough to
say "looks don't mean a thing" is indeed deluded. Good looks are
unnecessary, but "looks" certainly are needed!
is another important manipulative factor in lesser magic. Remember, animals
fear and distrust anyone or anything that doesn't smell! And even though we
may, as human animals, deny many of the judgments based on this sense
consciously, we still are motivated by our sense of smell just as surely as
any all-fours animal. If you are a man, and wish to enchant a woman, allow the
natural secretions of your body to pervade the atmosphere immediately around
you, and work in animalistic contrast to the vestments of social politeness
that you wear upon your back. If you, as a woman, wish to bewitch a man, do
not fear that you might "offend" simply because the oils and
fragrances of your flesh have not been scrubbed away, or that place between
your thighs is not dry and sterile. These natural odors are the sexual
stimulants which nature, in her magical wisdom, has provided.
sentiment stimulants are those odors that will appeal to pleasant memories and
nostalgia. The enchanting of a man, through his stomach, is first established
by the smell of cooking! A "sentiment" type of witch will find this
one of the most useful of all charms. It is not so facetious to dwell upon the
technique of the man who wished to charm the young lady who had been displaced
from her home of childhood joys, which happened to be a fishing village. Wise
to the ways of lesser magic, he neatly tucked a mackerel into his trousers
pocket, and reaped the rewards that great fondness may often bring.
THE THREE TYPES
are three types of ceremony incorporated in the practice of Satanic magic.
Each of these correspond to a basic human emotion. The first of these we shall
call a sex ritual.
sex ritual is what is commonly known as a love charm or spell. The purpose in
performing such a ritual is to create desire on the part of the person whom
you desire, or to summon a sex partner to fulfill your desires If you have
no specific person or type of person in mind strong enough to cause direct
sexual feeling culminating in orgasm, you will not succeed in performing a
successful working. The reason for this is that even if the ritual was
successful, by accident, what good would it serve if you could not take
advantage of your eventual opportunity because of lack of stimulation or
desire? It is easy to confuse enchantment for your ulterior motives, with
spell-casting to satisfy your sexual desires.
for self-aggrandizement, when accompanied by ceremonial magic, falls into the
category of either the compassion or the destruction ritual, or possibly
both. If you want or need something so badly you are sad or feel much anguish
without it, and can obtain it through the use of glamour and enchantment,
without causing hurt on another's part, then this would incorporate a
compassion ritual to increase your power. If you wish to enchant or entrap a
deserving victim for your
purposes, you would employ a destruction ritual. These formulas are to be
adhered to, as applying the wrong type of ritual towards a desired result can
lead to trouble of a complicated nature.
good example of this is the girl who finds herself plagued by a relentless
suitor. If she has done little to encourage him, then she should recognize him
for the psychic vampire he is, and let him play his masochistic role. If,
however, she has enchanted him frivolously, giving him every encouragement and
then finds herself a steady object of sexual desire, much to her dismay, she
has no one to blame but herself. Such exercises are only ego boosts, borne of
an indoctrination of ego denial which makes these little bewitchments
necessary. The Satanist has enough ego strength to use enchantments for her
own sexual gratification, or to gain power or success of a specific nature.
second type of ritual is of a compassionate nature. The compassion, or
sentiment, ritual is performed for the purpose of helping others, or helping
oneself. Health, domestic happiness, business activities, material success,
and scholastic prowess are but a few of the situations covered in a compassion
ritual. It might be said that this form of ceremony could fall into the realm
of genuine charity, bearing in mind
that "charity begins at home."
The third motivating force is that of
destruction. This is a ceremony used for anger, annoyance, disdain, contempt,
or just plain hate. It is known as a hex, curse, or destroying agent.
of the greatest of all fallacies about the practice of ritual magic is the
notion that one must believe in the powers of magic before one can be harmed
or destroyed by them. Nothing could be farther from the truth, as the most
receptive victims of curses have always been the greatest scoffers. The reason
is frighteningly simple. The uncivilized tribesman is the first to run to his
nearest witchdoctor or shaman when he feels a curse has been placed upon him
by an enemy. The threat and presence of harm is with him consciously, and
belief in the power of the curse is so strong that he will take every
precaution against it. Thus, through the application of sympathetic magic,
he will counteract any
harm that might come his way. This man is watching his step, and not taking
the other hand, the "enlightened" man, who doesn't place any stock
in such "superstition," relegates his instinctive fear of the curse
to his unconscious, thereby nourishing it into a phenomenally destructive
force that will multiply with each succeeding misfortune. Of course, every
time a new setback occurs, the non-believer will automatically deny any
connection with the curse, especially to himself. This emphatic conscious denial of the
potential of the curse is the very ingredient that will create its success,
through setting-up of accident prone situations. In many instances, the
victim will deny any magical significance to his fate, even unto his dying
gasp-although the magician is perfectly satisfied, so long as his desired
results occur. It must be remembered that it
matters not whether anyone attaches any significance to your working, so
long as the results of the working are in accordance with your will. The
super-logician will always explain the connection of the magical ritual to the
end result as "coincidence."
magic is performed for constructive or destructive purposes, the success of
the operation is dependent on the receptivity of the person who is to receive
the blessing or curse, as the case may be. In the case of a sex or compassion
ritual, it helps if the recipient has faith and believes in magic, but the
victim of a hex or curse is much more prone to destruction if he DOES NOT
believe in it! So long as man knows the meaning of fear, he will need the ways
and means to defend himself against his fears. No one knows everything, and as
long as there is wonder, there will always be an apprehension of the unknown,
where there are potentially dangerous forces. It is this natural fear of the
unknown, a first cousin to the fascination towards
the unknown, that impels the man of logic towards his very explanations.
Obviously, the man of science is motivated to discovery by his very sense of
wonder. And yet, how sad that this man who calls himself logical is often the
last to recognize the essence of ritual magic.
If religious faith and fervor can make
on the body in approximation to the wounds supposedly inflicted on Christ, it
is called stigmata. These wounds appear as a result of compassion driven to an
emotionally violent extreme. Why, then, should there be any doubt as to the
destructive extremes of fear and terror. The so-called demons have the power
to destroy in a flesh rending manner, theoretically, as much as a handful of
nails, long rusted away, can create blood-dripping ecstasy in a person
convinced he is hooked upon the cross of Calvary.
never attempt to convince the skeptic upon whom you wish to place a curse.
Allow him to scoff. To enlighten him would lessen your chance of success.
Listen with benign assurance as he laughs at your magic, knowing his days are
filled with turmoil all the while. If he is despicable enough, by Satan's
grace, he might even die-laughingI
WORD OF WARNING
TO THOSE WHO WOULD PRACTICE THESE ARTS
Sex or Lust:
full advantage of spells and charms that work; if you be a man, plunge your
erect member into her with
delight; if you be a woman, open wide your loins in lewd anticipation.
resolved that you'll have no regrets at the expense of the help that you have
given others, should their new-found blessings place an obstacle in your
path. Be grateful for things that come to you through the use of magic.
certain you Do NOT care if the intended victim Lives or dies, before you throw
your curse, and having caused their destruction, revel, rather than feel
WELL THESE RULES-OR IN EACH CASE YOU WILL SEE A REVERSAL OF YOUR DESIRES WHICH
WILL HARM RATHER THAN HELP YOU!
THE RITUAL, OR
ceremony may be performed by 'oneself or
in a group, but the advantages of each should
A group ritual is
certainly much more of a reinforcement of faith, and an instillation of
power, than is a private ceremony- The massing together of persons who are
dedicated to a common philosophy is bound to insure a renewal of confidence in
the power of magic.
pageantry of religion is what has sustained it. When religion consistently
becomes a solitary situation it reaches into that realm of self-denial which
runs concurrent with anti-social behavior.
is for this reason that the Satanist should attempt to seek out others with
whom to engage in these ceremonies.
the case of a curse or destruction ritual, it sometimes helps the magician if
his desires are intensified by other members of the group. There is nothing
in this type of ceremony which would lead to embarrassment on the part of
those conducting a ritual of this sort, since anger and the symbolic
destruction of the intended victim are the essential ingredients.
the other hand, a compassion ritual, with its unashamed shedding of tears, or
a sex ritual, with its masturbatory and orgasmic overtones, would most likely
succeed best if privately performed.
is no place for self-consciousness in the ritual chamber, unless that very
self-consciousness is an integral part of the role being played, and can be
used to good advantage-i.e.:
shame felt by a prudent woman serving as an altar, who, through her
embarrassment, feels sexual stimulation.
in a totally personalized ritual, however, the standardized preliminary
invocations and devices should be employed before the intimate fantasies and
acting out occur. The formal part of the ritual can be performed in the same
room or chamber as the personalized working-or, the formal ceremony in one
place, the personal in another. The beginning and end of the ritual must be
conducted within the confines of the ritual chamber containing the symbolic
devices (altar, chalice, etc.).
formalized beginning and end of the ceremony acts as a dogmatic,
anti-intellectual device, the purpose of which is to disassociate the
activities and frame of reference of the outside world from that of the ritual
chamber, where the whole will must be employed. This facet of the ceremony is most
important to the intellectual, as he especially
requires the "decompression chamber" effect of the chants,
bells, candles, and other trappings, before he can put his pure and willful
desires to work for him-self, in the projection and utilization of his
"intellectual decompression chamber" of the Satanic temple might be
considered a training school for temporary ignorance, as are ALL religious
services! The difference is that the Satanist KNOWS he is practicing a form of
contrived ignorance in order to expand his will, whereas another religionist
doesn’t-or if he does know, he practices that form of self-deceit which
forbids such recognition. His ego is already too shaky from his religious
inculcation to allow himself to admit to such a thing as self-imposed
INGREDIENTS USED IN THE PERFORMANCE OF SATANIC MAGIC
THE first ingredient in
the performance of a ritual desire, otherwise known as motivation, temptation,
persuasion. If you do not truly desire any end result, you should not attempt
to perform a working.
There is no such thing
as a "practice" working, and the only way that a magician could do
"tricks" such as moving inanimate objects, would be to have a
emotional need to do so. It is true that if the magician wishes to gain power
through impressing others with his feats of magic, he must produce tangible
proof of his ability. The Satanic concept of magic, however, fails to find
gratification in the proving of magical prowess.
Satanist performs his ritual to insure the Outcome of his desires, and he
would not waste his time nor force of will on something so inconclusive as
rolling a pencil off a table, etc. through the application of magic. The
amount of energy needed to levitate a teacup (genuinely) would be of
sufficient force to place an idea in a group of people's heads half-way across
the earth, in turn, motivating them in accordance with your will. The Satanist
knows that even if you succeeded in lifting the teacup from the table, it
would be assumed that trickery was used anyway. Therefore, if the Satanist
wants to float objects in mid-air, he uses wires, mirrors, or other devices,
force for self-aggrandizement. All "gifted" mediums and white-light
mystics practice pure and applied stage magic, with their blindfolds and
sealed envelopes, and any fairly competent stage magician, carnival worker, or
lodge-hall entertainer can duplicate the same effect-although lacking,
perhaps, the sanctimonious "spiritual" overtones.
A little child learns that if he wishes
for something hard enough, it will come true. This is meaningful. Wishing
indicates desire, whereas prayer is accompanied by apprehension. Scripture has
twisted desire into lust, covetousness, and greed. Be as a child, and do not
stifle desire, lest you lose touch with the first ingredient in the
performance of magic. Be led into temptation, and take that which tempts,
whenever you can!
every successful situation, one of the most important ingredients is the
proper timing. In the performance of a magical ritual, timing can mean success
or failure to an even greater extent. The best time to cast your spell or
charm, hex or curse, is when your target is at his most receptive state.
Receptivity to the will of the magician is assured when the recipient is as
passive as possible. No matter how strong-willed one is, he is naturally passive while he is
asleep; therefore, the best time to throw your magical energy towards your
target is when he or she sleeps.
are certain periods of the sleep cycle that are better than others for
susceptibility to outside influences. When a per. son is normally fatigued
from a day's activities, he will "sleep like a log" until his mind
and body are rested This period of profound sleep usually lasts about four to
six hours, after which the period of "dream sleep" occurs which
lasts two or three hours, or until awakening. It is during this "dream
sleep" that the mind is most receptive to outside or unconscious
us assume the magician wishes to cast a spell on a person who would usually
retire at 11 o'clock in the evening, and
at 7 o'clock in the morning. The most effective time to per-form a ritual
would be about 5 o'clock in the morning, or two hours before the recipient
is to be emphasized that the magician must he at his peak of efficiency, as he
represents the "sending" factor when he performs his ritual.
Traditionally speaking, witches and sorcerers are night people, and
understandably so. What better schedule on which to live, for the sending of
thoughts towards unsuspecting sleepers! If only people were aware of the
thoughts injected into their minds while they slept! The dream state is the
birthplace of much of the future. Great thoughts are manifest upon awakening,
and the mind that retains, in conscious form, these thoughts, shall produce
much. But he who is guided by thoughts unrecognized is led into situations
that will later be interpreted as "fate," "God's will," or
are other times in each person's day that lend them-selves to the receiving of
the will of the wizard. Those times when day-dreaming or boredom ensue, or
when time hangs heavy, are fertile periods of suggestibility.
a woman is the target for your spell, do not forget the importance of the
menstrual cycle. If man were not dulled through his stifling evolutionary
development, he would know, as an all-fours animal knows, when the female was
most sexually inclined. Man's snout, however unsullied by cheap opiates, is
not normally equipped to ferret out such tell-tale erotic scents. Even if he
were so endowed with such olfactory powers, the object of his quest would most
likely "throw him off the scent" through the use of massive doses of
perfumery to covet and smother the "offending" effluvium, or
eliminate detection completely, by the astringent action of powerful
Despite these discouraging factors, man
is still motivated to desire or be repelled, as the case may be, by his
unconscious recognition of the change in woman's body chemistry. This is
accomplished in the form of a sensory cue, which is olfactory in its nature.
To go backwards, in what would amount to a return to the all-fours animal,
would seem to be the best exercise for the conscious application of these
powers, but to the
might smack of lycanthropy. There is, however, an easier way, and that is to
simply ascertain the dates and frequency of the menstrual cycle of the woman
who is your target. It is immediately before and after the period itself that
the average woman is most sexually approachable. Therefore, the magician will
find the sleep period during these times most effective for the instillation
of thoughts or motivations of a sexual nature.
Witches and sorceresses have a much greater range of time m which to
cast their spells toward the men of their choice. Because man is more
consistent in his sexual drives than woman (although there are many women with
equal or even greater lusts), day to day timing is not as important. Any man
who is not already drained of all sexual energy is a "sitting duck"
for the proficient witch. The time of the year following the spring equinox is
the most fraught with sexual vigor in a man, and he asserts himself
accordingly; but the witch, in turn, must work her magic stronger, as she will
find his eyes will stray.
Should the fearful ask, "Is there no defense against such
witchery?" it must be answered thus-"Yes, there is protection. You
must never sleep, never daydream, never be without a vital thought, and never
have an open mind. Then you shall be protected from the forces of magic."
The adolescent boy who takes great care in carving, on a tree, a heart
containing his and his love object's initials; the little chap who sits by the
hour drawing his conception of sleek automobiles; the tiny girl who rocks a
scuffed and ragged doll in her arms, and thinks of it as her beautiful little
baby-these capable witches and warlocks, these natural magicians, are
employing the magical ingredient known as imagery, and the success of any
ritual depends on it.
Children, not knowing nor caring if they possess artistic skill or other
creative talents, pursue their goals through the use
imagery of their own manufacture, whereas "civilized" adults are
much more critical of their own creative efforts. This is why a
"primitive" magician can utilize a mud doll or crude drawing to
successful advantage in his magical ceremonies. To HIM, the image is as
accurate as needs be.
which serves to intensify the emotions during a ritual will contribute to its
success. Any drawing, painting, sculpture, writing, photograph, article of
clothing, scent, sound, music, tableau, or contrived situation that can be
incorporated into the ceremony will serve the sorcerer well.
Imagery is a constant reminder, an intellect-saving device, a working
substitute for the real thing. Imagery can be manipulated, set up, modified,
and created, all according to the will of the magician, and the very blueprint
that is created by imagery becomes the formula which leads to reality.
If you wish to enjoy sexual pleasures with the one of your choice, you
must create the situation you desire on paper, canvas, by the written word,
etc., in as overstated a way as possible, as an integral part of the ceremony.
If you have material desires, you must gaze upon images of them-surround
yourself with the smells and sounds conducive to them-create a lodestone
which will attract the situation or thing that you wish!
To insure the destruction of an enemy, you must destroy them by proxy!
They must be shot, stabbed, sickened, burned, smashed, drowned, or rent in the
most vividly convincing manner! It is easy to see why the religions of the
right-hand path frown upon the creation of "graven images." The
imagery used by the sorcerer is a working mechanism for material reality,
which is totally opposed to esoteric spirituality.
Greek gentleman of magical persuasion once wanted a woman who would satisfy
his every desire, and so obsessed with the unfound object of his dreams was
he, that he went about constructing such a wonderful creature. His work
completed, he fell so convincingly and irrevocably in love with the woman he
had created that she was no longer stone, but mortal flesh, and alive and
warm; and so the magus, Pygmalion, received the greatest of magical
and the beautiful Galatea was his.
One of the most overlooked ingredients in the working of
magic is the accumulation and subsequent direction of force toward an
Altogether too many would-be witches and warlocks will perform a ritual,
and then go about with tremendous anxiety waiting for the first sign of a
successful working. For all intent and purpose, they might as well get down on
their knees and pray, for their very anxiety in waiting for the desired
results only nullifies any real chance of success. Furthermore, with this
attitude, it is doubtful that enough concentrated energy to even perform a
proper ceremony could be stored up in the first place.
To dwell upon or constantly complain about the situation upon which your
ritual would be based only guarantees the weakening of what should be
ritualistically directed force, by spreading it thin and diluting it. Once the
desire has been established strongly enough to employ the forces of magic,
then every attempt must be made to symbolically give vent to these wishes IN
THE PFRFORMANCE OF THB RITUAL-NOT before or after!
The purpose of the ritual is to FREE the magician from thoughts that
would consume him, were he to dwell upon them constantly. Contemplation,
daydreaming, and constant scheming burns up emotional energy that could be
gathered together in a dynamically usable force; not to mention the fact that
normal productivity is severely depleted by such consuming anxiety.
The witch who casts her spells between long waits by the telephone,
anticipating her would-be lover's call; the destitute warlock who invokes
Satan's blessing, then waits on pins and needles for the check to arrive; the
man, saddened by the in justices wrought upon him, who, having cursed his
way, long of face, and furrowed of brow-all are common examples of misdirected
Small wonder that the "white" magician fears retribution after
casting an "evil' spell! Retribution, to the guilt-ridden sender, would
be assured, by their very conscience-stricken state!
The Balance Factor
The Balance Factor is an ingredient
employed in the practice of ritual magic which applies to the casting of
lust and compassion rituals more than in the throwing of a curse. This
ingredient is a small, but extremely important one.
A complete knowledge and awareness of
this factor is an ability few witches and warlocks ever attain. This is,
simply, knowing the proper type of individual and Situation to work your magic
on for the easiest and best results. Knowing one's own limitations is a rather
odd bit of introspection, it would seem, for a person who should be able to
perform the impossible; but under many conditions it can make the difference
between success and failure.
in attempting to attain your goal through either greater or lesser magic, you
find yourself failing consistently, think about these things: Have you been
the victim of a misdirected, over-blown ego which has caused you to want
something or someone when the chances are virtually nonexistent? Are you a
talentless, tone-deaf individual who is attempting, through magic, to receive
great acclaim for your urnmusical voice? Are you a plain, glamorless witch
with oversized feet, nose, and ego, combined with an advanced case of acne,
who is casting love spells to catch a handsome young movie star? Are you a
gross, lumpy, lewd-mouthed, snaggle-toothed loafer who is desirous of a
luscious young stripper? If so, you'd better learn to use the balance factor,
or else expect to fail consistently!
be able to adjust one's wants to one's capabilities is a great talent, and too
many people fail to realize that if they are
to attain the maximum, "a half a loaf can
be better than none." The chronic loser is always the man who, having
nothing, if unable to make a million dollars, will reject any chance to make
fifty thousand with a disgruntled sneer.
of the magician's greatest weapons is knowing himself; his talents,
abilities, physical attractions and detractions, etc., and when, where, and with
whom to utilize them! The man with nothing to offer, who approaches the
man who is successful with grandiose advice and promise of great wealth, has
the alacrity of the flea climbing up the elephant's leg with the intention
aspiring witch who deludes herself into thinking that a powerful enough.
working will always succeed, despite
a magical imbalance, is forgetting one essential rule: MAGIC IS
NATURE ITSELF, AND SUCCESS IN MAGIC REQUIRES WORKING IN HARMONY WITH NATURE,
NOT AGAINST IT.
NOTES WHICH ARE TO BE OBSERVED BEFORE BEGINNING RITUAL:
1. Person performing ritual
stands facing the altar and symbol of Baphomet throughout ritual, except when
other positions are specifically
If possible, altar should be against west wall In rituals performed by one
person the role of priest is not required.
When more than one person is involved in the ceremony, one of them must act as
priest. In a private ritual the sole performer follows the instructions for
4. Whenever the words
"Shemhatnforash!" and Hail Satan!" are spoken by the person
acting as priest, the
participants will repeat the words after him. The gong is struck following the
other participants' response to "Hail Satan!"
Conversing (except within the context of the
ceremony) and smoking are prohibited after the bell is rung at the
until after it is again rung at the end of the ritual.
The Book of Belial contains the principles of Satanic magic and ritual.
Before attempting the rituals in the
Book of Leviathan, it is imperative
that you read and understand the
complete Book of Belial. Until you have done so, no degree of success can
be expected from the thirteen steps
THE THIRTEEN STEPS
Dress for ritual.
Assemble devices for ritual; light candles and shut out all outside
light sources; place Parchments to right and left
the altar as indicated.
If a woman is used as the altar she now takes her position-head
pointing south, feet pointing north
Purification of the air by ringing of the bell.
"Invocation to Satan" and "Infernal Names" which
follow (see Book of Leviathan) are
now read aloud by priest.
Participants will repeat each Infernal Name after it has been said by
Drink from chalice.
8. Turning counter-clockwise, the priest
points with the sword to each cardinal point of the compass and calls forth
the respective Princes of Hell: Satan from the south, Lucifer from the east,
Belial from the north, and Leviathan from the west.
Perform benediction with the phallus (if one is used). 9
Priest reads aloud appropriate invocation for respective
Lust, Compassion, or Destruction (see Book
In the case of a personalized ritual this step is extremely important.
Solitude is compatible with the expressing of the most secret desires, and no
attempt to "hold back" should be made in the acting out,
verbalizing, or casting of images pertaining to your desires. It is at this
step that your "blueprint" is drawn, wrapped, and sent off to the
recipient of your working.
To Summon One For Lustful Purpose Or
Sexually Gratifying Situation
the area of the altar and remove yourself to that place, either in the same
room or without, that will be most conducive to the working of the respective
ritual. Then, fashion whatever imagery you possibly can that will parallel in
as exact a way possible the situation towards which you strive. Remember,
you have five senses to utilize, so do not feel you must limit your imagery to
one. Here are devices that may be employed (either alone, or in any
graphic imagery such as drawings, paintings, etc.
written imagery such as stories, plays, descriptions of desires and
eventual outcome of same
acting out the desire in tableau or playlet,
either as yourself or portraying the role of the object of your desire (transference),
using any devices necessary to intensify imagery.
any odors relative to the desired person or
any sounds or background noises conducive to a strong image.
sexual feeling should accompany this step of the ritual, and after sufficient
imagery is obtained, as strong an orgasm as is possible should serve as climax
to this step. This climax should be attained using any masturbatory or
auto-erotic means necessary. After orgasm is obtained, return to the location
of the altar and proceed with step 4# 11, page 134.
To Insure Help Or Success For One Who Has
Or Compassion (Including Yourself)
Remain in close proximity of the altar and with as vivid a mental image
as possible of the person you wish to help (or intense self-pity), state your
desire in your own terms. Should your emotions be genuine enough, they will be
accompanied by the shedding of tears, which should be allowed to flow without
restraint. After this exercise in sentiment is completed, proceed to step #11,
To Cause The Destruction Of An Enemy
in the area of the altar unless imagery is more easily obtained in another
spot, such as in the vicinity of the victim. Producing the image of the
victim, proceed to inflict the destruction upon the effigy in the manner of
your choice This can be done in the following ways:
the sticking of pins or nails into a doll representing your victim;
the doll may be cloth, wax, wood, vegetable matter, etc.
the creation of graphic imagery depicting the method of your victim’s
destruction; drawings, paintings, etc.
the creation of a vivid
literary description of your victim's ultimate end.
d a detailed soliloquy directed at the intended victim, describing his
torments and annihilation
mutilation, injury, infliction of pain or illness by proxy using any
other means or devices desired.
calculated hatred and disdain should accompany this step of the ceremony, and
no attempt should be made to stop this step until the expended energy results
in a state of relative exhaustion on the part of the magician When this
exhaustion ensues, proceed to step #11.
11(a) If requests are written, they are now
read aloud by the priest and then burned in the flames of the appropriate
candle. "Shemhamforash!" and "Hall Satan!" is said after
11(b) If requests are given verbally,
participants (one at a time) now tell them to the priest. He then repeats in
his own words (those which are most emotionally stimulating to him) the
request. "Shernhamforashl" and "Hail Satan!" is said after
Appropriate Enochian Key is now read by the priest, as evidence of the
participants' allegiance to the Powers of Darkness.
of the bell as pollutionary, and then the words "SO IT IS DONE" are
spoken by the priest.
END OF RITUAL
DEVICES USED IN A SATANIC RITUAL
robes are worn by the male participants. The robes may be cowled or hooded,
and if desired may cover the face. The purpose in covering the face is to
allow the participant freedom to express emotion in the face, without
concern. It also lessens distraction on the part of one participant towards
Female participants wear garments which are sexually suggestive; or all black
clothing for older women. Amulets bearing the sigil of Baphomet or the
traditional pentagram of Satan are worn by all participants.
are donned by men before entering the ritual chamber, and are worn throughout
the ritual. Men may substitute all black clothing for black robes.
is chosen for the attire in the ritual chamber because it is symbolic of the
Powers of Darkness. Sexually appealing clothing is worn by women for the
purpose of stimulating the emotions of the male participants, and thereby
intensifying the outpouring of adrenal or bioelectrical energy which will
insure a more powerful working.
Man's earliest altars were living flesh and blood; and man's natural
instincts and predilections were the foundation on which his religions were
based. Later religions, in making man's natural inclinations sinful, Perverted
his living altars into 51ab5 of stone and lumps of
is a religion of the flesh' rather than of the spirit; therefore, an altar of
flesh is used in Satanic ceremonies. The purpose of an altar is to serve as a
focal point towards which all attention is focused during a ceremony. A nude
woman is used as the altar in Satanic rituals because woman is the natural
passive receptor, and represents the earth mother.
In some rituals nudity for the woman
serving as altar may be impractical, so she may be clothed or partially
covered. If a female is performing the ritual alone, no woman need be used for
the altar. If no female is used for the altar, the elevated plane used for her
to lie upon may be used to hold other devices for the ritual. For large group
rituals a trapezoidal altar about 3 to 4 feet high and 5½ to 6 feet long can be specially constructed for the woman to lie
upon. If this is impractical, or in
ceremonies, any elevated plane may be used. If a woman is used for the altar,
the other devices may be placed upon a table within easy reach of the priest
SYMBOL OF BAPHOMET
symbol of Baphomet was used by the Knights Templar to represent Satan. Through
the ages this symbol has been called by many different names. Among these are:
The Goat of Mendes, The Goat of a Thousand Young. The Black Goat, The Judas
Goat, and perhaps most appropriately, The Scapegoat.
represents the Powers of Darkness combined with the generative fertility of
the goat In its "pore" form the pentagram is shown encompassing the
figure of a man in the five points of the star-three points up, two pointing
down-symbolizing man's spiritual nature. In Satanism the pentagram is also
used, but since Satanism represents the carnal instincts of man, or the
opposite of the spiritual nature, the pentagram is inverted to perfectly
accommodate the head of the goat-its horns, representing duality, thrust
upwards in defiance; the other three points inverted, or the trinity denied.
The Hebraic figures around the outer circle of the symbol which stem from the
magical teachings of the Kabala, spell out 'Leviathan," the serpent of
the watery abyss, and identified with Satan. These figures correspond to the five
points of the inverted star.
symbol of Baphomet is placed on the wall above the altar.
The candles used in Satanic ritual represent the light of Lucifer-the
bearer of light, enlightenment, the living flame, burning desire, and the
Flames of the Pit.
black and white candles are to be used in Satanic ritual. Never use more than
one white candle; but as many black candles as are required to illuminate the
be used. At least one black candle is placed to the left of the altar,
representing the Powers of Darkness and the left-hand path. Other black
candles are placed where needed for illumination. One white candle is placed
to the right of the altar, representing the hypocrisy of white light
"magicians" and the followers of the right-hand path. No other
light source is to be used.
Black candles are used for power and success for the participants of
the ritual, and are used to consume the parchments on which blessings
requested by the ritual participants are written. The white candle is used
for destruction of enemies. Parchments upon which curses are written are
burned in the flame of the white candle.
shattering effect of the bell is used to mark both the beginning and the end
of the ritual. The priest rings the bell nine times, turning counter clockwise
and directing the tolling towards the four cardinal points of the compass. Thi5
is done once at the beginning of the ritual to clear and purify the air
of all external sounds, and once again at the end of the ritual to intensify
the working and act as a pollutionary indicating finality.
tonal quality of the bell used should be loud and penetrating, rather than
soft and tinkling.
Satanic ritual the chalice or goblet used represents the Chalice of Ecstasy.
Ideally, the chalice should be made of silver, but if a silver chalice can not
be obtained, one made from another metal, glass, or crockery may be used-anything
but gold. Gold has always bean associated with white-light religions and
the Heavenly Realm.
chalice is to be drank from first by the priest, then by one assistant. In
private rituals the person performing the ceremony drains the
stimulating fluid or Elixir of Life used by the Pagans has been corrupted into
sacramental wine by the Christian faith. Originally, the liquor used in Pagan
rituals was drunk to relax and intensify the emotions of those involved in the
ceremony. Satanism does not sacrifice its god, as do other religions. The
Satanist practices no such form of symbolic cannibalism, and returns the
sacramental wine used by the Christians to its original purpose-that of
stimulating the emotions necessary to Satanic ritual. Wine itself need not be
used-whatever drink is most stimulating and pleasing to the palate is in
Elixir of Life is to be drunk from the Chalice of Ecstasy, as indicated above,
immediately following the Invocation to Satan.
The Sword of Power is symbolic of aggressive force, and acts as an
extension and intensifier of the arm with which the priest uses to gesture and
point. A parallel to this is the pointing stick or blasting wand used in other
forms of magical ritual.
sword is held by the priest and is used to point towards the symbol of
Baphomet during the Invocation to Satan. It is also used, as indicated in Steps
of Ritua1~ when calling forth the four Princes of Hell. The priest thrusts
the point of the sword through the parchment containing the message or request
after it has been read aloud; it is then used to hold the parchment while
introduced into the candle flame. While heating the requests of other
participants, and while repeating same, the priest places the sword atop their
heads (in traditional 'knighting" fashion).
private rituals, if a sword cannot be obtained, a long knife, cane, or similar
staff may be used.
phallus is a Pagan fertility symbol which represents generation, virility, and
aggression. This is yet another device which has been blasphemously converted
to fit the guilt-ridden ceremonies of Christianity. The phallus is a
non-hypocritical version of the aspergillim, or "holy water
sprinkler" used in Catholicism-quite a metamorphosis of the common penis!
phallus is held in both hands of one of the priest's assistants, and
methodically shaken twice towards each cardinal point of the compass, for the
benediction of the house.
phallic symbol may be used. If none is obtainable one may be made from
plaster, wood, clay, wax, etc. The phallus is necessary only in organized
gong is used to call upon the forces of Darkness. It is to be struck once
after the participants have repeated the priest's words, "Hail
Satan." A gong is necessary only in organized group rituals. For the best
tonal quality a concert gong is preferred, but if one cannot be obtained any
gong with a full, rich tone may be used.
Parchment is used because its organic
properties are compatible with the elements of nature. In keeping with the
Satanic views on sacrifice, the parchment used would be made from the skin of
a sheep which was, by necessity, killed for food. An animal is never
slaughtered for the purpose of using all or a part of that animal in a
Satanic ritual. If commercial parchment which has been made from already
slaughtered sheep cannot be obtained, plain paper may be substituted.
The parchment is the means by which the
request can be consumed by the candle flame and sent out into the ether. The
request is written on parchment or paper, read aloud by the priest, and then
burned in the flame of either the black or white candle-whichever is
appropriate for the particular request. Before the ritual begins curses are
placed to the right of the priest, and charms or blessings are placed to the
left of him.
THE BOOK OF LEVIATHAN
THE RAGING SEA
all non-verbalists' protests to the contrary, soaring heights of emotional
ecstasy or raging pangs of anguish can be
attained through verbal communication. If the magical ceremony is to
employ all sensory awareness’, then the proper sounds must be invoked. It is certainly true that
"actions speak louder than
words," but words become as monuments to thoughts.
the most noticeable shortcoming in
conjuration’s of the past is the lack
of emotion developed upon the reciting
of them. An old wizard known to
the author, who was once
employing a self-composed
invocation of great personal meaning in the light
of his magical desires, ran out of words just as his ritual was moments
short of its successful culmination.
Aware of the necessity of keeping his
emotional response generating, he
quickly adlibbed the worst emotion-provoking
words that came to mind-- few
stanzas of a poem
Rudyard Kipling! Thus, with this final burst
of glory-charged adrenaline, was he
able to finalize an effective
invocations which follow are designed to serve as
of certainty, not whining apprehension. For
this reason they are
devoid of shallow offering-up and hollow
charities. Leviathan, the great Dragon from the Watery Abyss, roars forth as
the surging sea, and these invocations are his tribunals.
nomine Dei nostri Satanas Luciferi ezcelsil
the name of Satan, the Ruler of the earth, the King of the world, I command
the forces of Darkness to bestow their Infernal power upon me!
wide the gates of Hell and come forth from the abyss to greet me as your
brother (sister) and friend!
me the indulgences of which I speak!
have taken thy name as a part of myself! I live as the beasts of the field,
rejoicing in the fleshly life! I favor the just and curse the rotten!
all the Gods of the Pit' I command that these things of which I speak shall
come to pass!
forth and answer to your names by manifesting my
HEAR THE NAMES
THE INFERNAL NAMES*
* The Infernal
referral to them.
calling the names, all of them may he recited, or a given num. her of those
most significant to the respective working may he chosen.
all or only some of the names are called, they must he taken out of the
rigidly organized form in which they are listed here and arranged in a
phonetically effective roster.
CONJURATION OF LUST
COME forth, Oh great
spawn of the abyss and make thy presence manifest. I have set my thoughts upon
the blazing pinnacle which glows with the chosen lust of the moments of
increase and grows fervent in the turgid swell.
Send forth that
messenger of voluptuous delights, and let these obscene vistas of my dark
desires take form in future deeds and doings.
the sixth tower of Satan there shall come a sign which joineth with those
saltes within, and as such will move the body of the flesh of my summoning.
I have gathered forth my symbols and prepare my garnishings of the is
to be, and the image of my creation lurketh as a seething basilisk awaiting
The vision shall become as reality and through the nourishment that my
sacrifice giveth, the angles of the first dimension shall become the substance
of the third.
Go Out into the void of night (light of day) and pierce that mind that
respondeth with thoughts which leadeth to paths of lewd abandon.
(Male) My rod is athrust! The penetrating force of my
venom shall shatter the sanctity of that mind which is barren of lust; and as
the seed falleth, so shall its vapours be spread within that reeling brain
benumbing it to helplessness according to my will! In the name of the great
god Pan, may my secret thoughts be marshaled
marshaled into the movements of the flesh of that which I desire!
Shemhamforash! Hail Satan!
loins are aflame! The dripping of the nectar from my eager cleft shall act as
pollen to that slumbering brain, and the mind that feels not lust shall on a
sudden reel with crazed impulse. And when my mighty surge is spent, new
wanderings shall begin; and that flesh which I desire shall come to me. In the
names of the great harlot of Babylon, and of Lilith, and of Hecate, may my
lust be fulfilled!
Shemhamforash! Hail Satan!
CONJURATION OF DESTRUCTION
The mighty voices of my vengeance smash the stillness of the air and stand as
upon a plain of writhing serpents. I am become as
monstrous machine of annihilation to the festering
of the body of he (she) who would detain me.
It repenteth me not that
my summons doth ride upon the blasting winds which multiply the sting of my
bitterness; And great black slimy shapes shall rise from
pits and vomit forth their pustulence into his (her) puny brain.
call upon the messengers of doom to slash with grim delight this victim I hath
chosen. Silent is that voiceless bird that feeds upon the brain-pulp of him
(her) who hath tormented me, and the agony of the is to be shall sustain
itself in shrieks of pain, only to serve as signals of warning to those who
would resent my being.
come forth in the name of Abaddon and destroy him (her) whose name I giveth as
Oh great brothers of the night, thou who makest my place of comfort, who
rideth out upon the hot winds of Hell, who dwelleth in the devil's fane; Move
and appear! Present yourselves to him (her) who sustaineth the rottenness of
the mind that moves the gibbering mouth that mocks the just and strong.; rend
that gaggling tongue and close his (her) throat, Oh Kali! Pierce his (her)
lungs with the stings of scorpions. Oh Sekhmet!
his (her) substance into the dismal void, Oh mighty Dagon!
thrust aloft the bifid barb of Hell and on its tines resplendently impaled
my sacrifice through vengeance rests!
Shemharnforash! Hail Satan!
CONJURATION OF COMPASSION
WITH the anger of
anguish and the wrath of the stifled, I pour forth my voices, wrapped in
rolling thunder, that you may hear!
Oh great lurkers in the
darkness, oh guardians of the way, oh minions of the might of Thoth! Move and
appear! Present yourselves to us in your benign power, in behalf of one who
believes and is stricken with torment. Isolate him in the bulwark of your
protection, for he is
of anguish and desires it not.
that which bears against him be rendered powerless and devoid of substance.
him through fire and water, earth and air, to regain what he has lost.
with fire the marrow of our friend and companion, our comrade of the
the power of Satan let the earth and its pleasures re-enter his being.
Allow his vital saltes to flow unhampered, that he may savor the carnal
nectars of his future desires.
dumb his adversary, formed or formless, that he may emerge joyful and strong
from that which afflicts him.
no misfortune to allay his path, for he is of us, and therefore to be
him to power, to joy, to unending dominion over the reverses that have beset
around and within him the exultant radiance that will herald his emergence
from the stagnant morass which engulfs him.
we command, in the name of Satan, whose mercies flourish and whose sustenance
Satan reigns so shall his own whose name is as this sound: (name) is the
vessel whose flesh is as the earth; life everlasting, world without end!
Shemhamforash! Hail Satan!
THE ENOCHIAN KEYS
THE magical language
used in Satanic ritual is Enochian, a language thought to be older than
Sanskrit, with a sound grammatical and syntactical basis. It resembles
Arabic in some sounds and Hebrew and Latin in others- It first appeared in
print in 1659 in a biography of John Dee, the famous Sixteenth Century seer
and court astrologer. This work, by Meric Casaubon, describes the occultist
Dee's activities with his associate,
Kelly, in the art of scrying or crystal gazing.
of the usual crystal ball, Kelly, who was the gazer, used a many-faceted
trapezohedron. The "angels" referred to in Kelly's first revelation
of the Enochian Keys, obtained through the windows of the crystal, are only
"angels" because occultists to this day have lain ill with
metaphysical constipation. Now the crystal clears, and the "angels"
are seen as 'angles" and the windows to the fourth dimension are thrown
open-and to the frightened, the Gates of Hell.
have presented my translation of the following calls with an archaic but
Satanically correct unvarnishing of the translation employed by the Order of
the Golden Dawn in the late Nineteenth Century. In Enochian the meaning of the
words, combined with the quality of the words, unite to create a pattern of
sound which can cause tremendous reaction in the atmosphere. The barbaric
tonal qualities of this language give it a truly magical effect which cannot
many years the Enochian Keys, or Calls, have been shrouded in secrecy. The few
printings that have existed completely eliminate the correct wording, as the
proper translation has been disguised through the use of euphemisms, and only
designed to throw the inept magician and/or would-be inquisitor off the
track. Apocryphal as they have become (and who can tell what grim reality
provokes the fantasy"), the Enochian Calls are the Satanic paeans of
faith. Dispensing with such once-pragmatic whitewashing in terms such as
"holy" and angelic," and arbitrarily chosen groups of numbers,
the purpose of which were only to act as substitutes for 'blasphemous"
words-here', then, are the TRUE Enochian Calls, as received from an unknown
* The unexpurgated version, translated by Anton LaVey.
First Enochian Key represents an initial proclamation from Satan, stating the
inception of the laws of temporal theologies and of the lasting power which
resides in those Bold enough to recognize earthly beginnings and absolutes.
THE FIRST KEY
sonuf vaoresaji, gohu lAD Balata, elanusalia caelazod:
Roray i ta nazodapesad, Giraa ta maelpereji, das hoel-qo qas notahoa
zodimezod, od comemahe ta nobeloha zodien; soba tahil ginonupe pereje aladi,
das vaurebes obolehe giresam. Casarem ohorela caba Pire: das zodonurenusagi
ladanahe. Pilahe farezodem zodenurezoda adana gono ladapiel das home-tohe:
soba ipame lu ipamis: das sobolo vepe zodomeda poamal, od bogira aai ta piape
Piamoel od Vaoan! Zodacare em, od
zodameranu! odo cicale Qaa; zodoreje, lape zodiredo ~oco i~1ada, hoathahe
THE FIRST KEY
reign over thee, saith the Lord of the Earth, in power exalted above and
below, in whose hands the sun is a glittering sword and the moon a
through-thrusting fire, who measureth your garments in the midst of my
vesrures, and trusseth you up as the palms of my hands, and brightened your
vestments with Infernal light.
made ye a law to govern the holy ones, and delivered a rod with wisdom
supreme. You lifted your voices and swore your allegiance to Him that liveth
triumphant, whose beginning is not, nor end cannot be, which shineth as a
flame in the midst of your palaces, and reigneth amongst you as the balance of
therefore, and appear! Open the mysteries of your creation! Be friendly unto
me, for I am the same!-the true worshipper of the highest and ineffable King
THE SECOND KEY
order to pay homage to the very lusts which sustain the continuance of life,
itself, The Second Enochian Key extends this recognition of our earthly
heritage unto a talisman of power.
THE SECOND KEY
vau-pa-ahe zoclonugonu fa-a-ipe saladal Vi-i-vau el! Sobame ial-pereji
i-zoda-zodazod pi-adapehe casarema aberameji ta ta-labo paracaleda qo-ta
lores~l.qo turebesa coge balatohe! Giui cahisa lusada oreri od micalapape
callisa bia ozodonugonul lape noanu tarofe coresa tage ~quo marnnu IA-I-DON.
Torezodu! gohe-el, zodacare eca ca-no-quocla! zodameranu micalazodo od
ozadazodame vaurelar; lape zodir bIAD!
THE SECOND KEY
the wings of the winds hear your voices of wonder?; O you!, the great spawn of
the worms of the Earth!, whom the Hell fire frames in the depth of my jaws!,
whom I have pre pared as cups for a wedding or as flowers regaling the
chambers of lust!
Stronger are your feet than the barren stone! Mightier are your voices
than the manifold winds! For you are become as a building such as is not, save
in the mind of the All-Powerful
Arise!, saith the First! Move therefore unto his servants! Show
yourselves in power, and make me a strong seer-of-things, for I am of Him that
THE THIRD KEY
Third Enochian Key establishes the leadership of the earth upon the hands of
those great Satanic magicians who throughout the successive ages have held
dominion over the peoples of the world.
THE THIRD KEY
goho Pe-TAD! zodir com-selahe azodien biabe os-lon-dohe. Norezodacahisa
otalula Gigipahe; vaunud-el-cahisa ta-pu-ime qo-mos-pelehe telocahe; qui-i-inu
toltoregi cahisa i cahisaji em ozodien; dasata beregida od torezodul! Iii e-Ol
balazodareji, od aala tahilanu-os netaabe: daluga vaomesareji elonusa
cape-mi-ah varoesa cola
homila; cocasabe fafenu izodizodope, od mimoagi de ginetaabe: vaunu
malapireji caosaji. Pilada noanu vaunalahe balata odvaoan. Do-o-i-ape mada:
goholore, gohus, amiranu! Mic~ma! Yehusozod ca-ca-corn, od do-o-a-inu noari
micaulazoda a-ai-om. Casarameji gohia: Zodacare! Vaunigilaji! od im-ua-mar
pugo pelapeli Ananael Qo-a-an.
THE THIRD KEY
saith Satan, I am a circle on whose hands stand the Twelve Kingdoms. Six are
the seats of living breath, the rest are as sharp sickles, or the Horns of
Death. Therein the creatures of Earth are and are not, except in mine own
hands which sleep and shall rise!
the first I made ye stewards and placed ye in the Twelve seats of government,
giving unto every one of you power successively over the Nine true ages of
time, so that from the highest vessels and the corners of your governments you
might work my power, pouring down the fires of life and increase continually
on the Earth. Thus you are become the skirts of justice and truth. In Satan's
name, rise up! Show yourselves! Behold!, his mercies flourish, and his name is
become mighty among us. In whom we say: Move!, Ascend!, and apply yourselves
unto us as the partakers of His secret wisdom in your creation!
THE FOURTH KEY
Fourth Enochian Key refers to the cycling of the ages of time.
THE FOURTH KEY
elasadi babaje, od dorepaha gohol: gi-cahisaje auauago coremepe peda,
dasonuf vi-vau-di-vau? Casaremi oeli meapeme
sobame agi coremepo carep~el: casaremeji caro~o~ dazocli cahisa od
vaugeji; dasata ca-pi-mali ca~a ca-pi-ma-on:
elonusalimu cahisa ta el-o calaa. Torezodu
nor-quasahi od fe~osaga: Bagile zodir c-na-lAD: das jod apila! D~-a-ipe
quo-A-AL, zocacare! Zodameranu obelisonugi resat~ aaf norm~lapil
THE FOURTH KEY
have Set my feet in the South, and have looked about me, saying: Are not the
thunders of increase those which reign in the second angle?
whom I have placed those whom none hath yet numbered, but One; in whom the
second beginnings of things are and wax strong, successively adding the
numbers of time; and their powers doth stand as the first of the nine!
you sons of pleasure, and visit the Earth; for I am the Lord, your God, which
is and liveth forever!
the name of Satan, Move!, and show yourselves as pleasant deliverers, that you
may praise Him among the sons of mm!
THE FIFTH KEY
Fifth Enochian Key affirms the Satanic placing of traditional priests and
wizards upon the earth for the purpose of misdirection,
THE FIFTH KEY
zodimii du-i-be, od noasa ta qu-a-nis, adarocabe dorepehal caosagi od faonutas
peripesol ta-be-liore~ Casareme A-me-ipezodi na-zodaretahe afa;
od dalugare zodizodope zodelida caosa)i to~-toregi; od zod~cahisa
estasacahe El ta-~i~au; ccl iao-d tahilada das huhare pc-a-al;
soba coremefa cahisa ta Ela Vaulasa od Qun-Co-Casabe. Eca 'ajisa od
darebesa quoa-asa: fetahe-ar-ezodi ccl beliora: ja-jal eda-nasa cicalesa;
bagile Ge-iad I-el!
THE SIXTH KEY
Sixth Enochian Key establishes the structure and form of that which has become
the Order of the Trapezoid and Church of Satan.
THE SIXTH KEY
sa-div cahisa em~ micalazocla
Pil-zodinu, sobam El haraji mir babalonu od obeloce samevelaji, dalagare
malapereji ar-caosaji od acame canale,
sobola zodare fa-beliareda caosaji od cahisa aneta-na miame ta Viv od Da.
Daresare Sol-petahe bienu. Be-ri-ta od zodacame ji-mi-calazodo: so~ha-atahe
tarianu luja-he od ecarinu MADA Qu-a-a-on!
THE SEVENTH KEY
Seventh Enochian Key is used to invoke lust, pay homage to glamor, and rejoice
in the delights of the flesh.
isalamanu para-di-zoda oe-cari-mi aao isla-pire-gahe Oui-inu~ Enai butamonu od
inoasa ni pa-ra-diala. Casaremeji ujeare cahirelanu, od zodonace
lucifatianu, caresa ta vavalezodirenu tol-hami. Soba lonudohe od nuame
cahisa ta Da 0 Desa vo-ma-dea od pi-beliare itahila rita od miame ca-ni-quola
rita! Zodacare! Zodameranu! Iccarimi Quo-a.dahe od I-mica-olzododa aaiome.
Bajirele papenore idalugama elonusahi-od umapelifa vau-ge.ji Bijil~IAD!
THE SEVENTH KEY
East is a house of harlots singing praises among the flames of the first glory
wherein the Dark Lord hath opened His mouth; and they are become as living
dwellings in whom the strength of man rejoiceth; and they are appareled with
ornaments of brightness, such as work wonders on all creatures. Whose kingdoms
and continuance are as the Third and Fourth, strong towers and places of
comfort, the seats of pleasure and continuance. 0 ye servants of pleasure,
Move!, Appear!, sing praises unto the Earth and be mighty amongst us. For that
to this remembrance is given power, and our strength waxeth strong in our
THE EIGHTH KEY
Eighth Enochian Key refers to the emergence of the Satanic Age.
THE EIGHTH KEY
i ta pi~ripesonu olanu Na-zodavabebe ox.
Casaremeji varanu cahisa vaugeji asa berameji balatoha: goho lAD. Soba
miame tarianu ta lolacis Abaivoninu od azodiajiere riore. Irejila cahisa da
das pa-aox busada Caosago, das calusa od ipuranu telocahe cacureji
o-isalarnabe lonucaho od Vovina carebafe? NI ISO! bagile avavago gohon. NIISO!
bagile marnao siaionu, od mabezoda lAD oi asa-mornare poilape. NIIASA!
Zodameranu ciaosi caosago od belioresa od coresi ta a beramiji.
THE EIGHTH KEY
midday of the first is as the third indulgence made of hyacinthine pillars, in
whom the elders are become strong, which I have prepared for mine own justice,
saith Satan, whose long continuance shall be as bucklers to Leviathan. How
many are there which remain in the glory of the earth, which are, and shall
not see death until the house falls and the dragon doth sink? Rejoice!, for
the crowns of the temple and the robe of Him that is, was,
and shall be crowned are no longer divided! Come forth!, Appear!, to the
terror of the Earth, and to the comfort of such as are prepared!
THE NINTH KEY
Ninth Enochian Key warns of the use of substances, devices or pharmaceuticals
which might lead to the delusion and subsequent enslavement of the master. A
protection against false values.
THE NINTH KEY
beranusaji perejela napeta iaiapore, das barinu efafaje Pc
vaunupeho olani od dhezoda, soba-ca
upaahe cahisa tatanu od tarananu bake, alare busada
so~bolunu od cahisa hoel-qo ca-n~quodi cia!.
Vaunesa aladonu mom caosago ta iasa olalote gianai limelalL Amema cahisa
sobra madarida zod cahisa! Ooa moanu cahisa avini darilapi caosajinu: od
butamoni pareme zodumebi canil~ Dazodisa etahznezoda cahisa dao, od mireka
ozodola cahisa pidiai Colalala. Ul ci riinu a sobame ucime. Bajile? IAD
BALATOHE cahrrelanu pare! NISO! od upe ofafafe; hajile a~ocasahe icor~'a a
THE NINTH KEY
mighty guard of fire with two-edged swords flaming (which contain the vials of
delusion, whose wings are of worm-wood and of the marrow of salt), have set
their feet in the West, and are measured with their ministers. These gather up
the moss of the Earth, as the rich man doth his treasure. Cursed are they
whose iniquities they are! In their eyes are millstones greater than the
Earth, and from their mouths run seas of blood. Their brains are covered with
diamonds, and upon their heads are marble stones. Happy is he on whom they
frown not. For Why? The Lord of Righteousness rejoiceth in them! Come away,
and leave your vials, for the time is such as requireth comfort
Tenth Enochian Key creates rampant wrath and produces violence Dangerous to
employ unless one has learnt to safeguard his own immunity; a random
THE TENTH KEY
Coraxo cahisa coremepe, od belanusa
Lucala azodiazodote paebe Soba iisononu cahisa uirequo ope copehanu od racalire msasi bajile cansagi; das yalaponu dosiji
od basajime; od ox cx dazodisa siatarisa od salaberoxa cynuxire fuboanu.
Vaunala cahisa conusata das doox cocasa
ol Oanio yore vohima ol jizod yazoda od eoresa cocasaji pelosi molui das
pajeipe, laraji same darolanu matorebe cocasaji emma. El pataralaxa yolaci
matabe nomiji mononusa olora jinayo anujelareda. Ohyo! ohyo! noibe Ohyo!
caosagonu! Bajile madarida i zodirope cahiso darisapal NISO! caripe ipe
THE TENTH KEY
thunders of wrath doth slumber in the North, in the likeness of an oak whose
branches are dung-filled nests of lamentation and weeping laid up for the
Earth, which burn night and day and vomit out the heads of scorpions and live
sulphur mingled with poison. These be the thunders that in an instant roar
with a hundred mighty earthquakes and a thousand as many surges, which rest
not, nor know any time here. One rock bringeth forth a thousand, even as the
heart of man doth his thoughts. Woe! Woe!, Yea!, woe be to the Earth, for her
iniquity is, was, and shall be great. Came away! But not your mighty sounds!
The Eleventh Enochian Key is used to herald the coming of the dead and
establish a sustenance beyond the grave and bind to the earth. A funerary
THE ELEVENTH KEY
holado, od zodirome 0 coraxo das zodiladare raasyo. Od vabezodire camelista od
bahala: NISO! salamanu telocabe! Casarenanu hoel-qo, od ti ta zod cahisa
soba coremefa i
ga. NIISA! baglle aberameji nonucape. Zodacare eca od zodameranul odo
cicale Qaa! Zodoreje, lape zodiredo Noco Mada, hoathahe Saitan!
THE ELEVENTH KEY
mighty throne growled and there were five
thunders that flew into the East. And the eagle spoke and cried aloud:
away from the house of death! And they gathered them-selves together and
became those of whom it measured, and they are the deathless ones who ride the
whirlwinds. Come away! For I have prepared a place for you. Move therefore,
and show yourselves! Unveil the
mysteries of your creation. Be friendly unto me, for I am your God, the true
worshipper of the flesh that liveth forever!
THE TWELFTH KEY
The Twelfth Enochian Key is used
to vent one's displeasure towards man's need for misery, and bring forth
torment and conflict to the harbingers of woe.
THE TWELFTH KEY
dasonuf Babaje od cahisa oh hubajo tibibipe:'
ataraahe od ef! Darix fafenu mianu ar
dooainu aai i VONUPEHE. Zodacare, gohusa, od
Odo cicale Qaa! Zodoreje, lape zodiredo Noco
THE TWELFTH KEY
0 ye that range in the South and
are the lanterns of row, buckle your
armour and visit us! Bring forth the legions of the army of Hell, that the
Lord of the Abyss may be magnified, whose name amongst ye is Wrath! Move
therefore, and appear! Open the mysteries of your creation! Be friendly unto
me, for I am the same!, the true worshipper of the highest and ineffable King
THE THIRTEENTH KEY
Thirteenth Enochian Key is used to make the sterile lustful and vex those who
would deny the pleasures of sex.
THE THIRTEENTH KEY
Babajehe das berinu vax coaona laririuji vonupehe doalime: conisa olalogi oresaha das
cahisa afefa. Micama isaro Mada od Lonu-sahi-toxa, das ivaumeda aai Jirosabe.
Zodacare od Zodameranu. Odo cicale Qaa! Zodoreje, lape zodiredo Noco Mada,
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ye swords of the South, which have eyes to Stir up the wrath of sin, making
men drunken which are empty; Behold! the promise of Satan and His power, which
is called amongst ye a bitter sting! Move and appear! Unveil the mysteries of
your creation! For I am the servant of the same, your God, the true worshipper
of the highest and ineffable King of Hell!
Fourteenth Enochian Key is a call for vengeance and the manifestation of 1ustice.
THE FOURTEENTH KEY
bajihie pasahasa Oiada! das tarinuta mireca ol
tahila dodasa tolahame caosago homida: das betinu orocahe quare:
Micama! Bial! Oiad; aisaro toxa das ivame aai Balatima. Zodacare od
Zodameranul Od cicale Qaa! Zodoreje, lape zodiredo Noco Mada, hoathahe Saitan!
THE FOURTEENTH KEY
ye sons and daughters of mildewed minds, that sit in judgment of the
iniquities wrought upon me-Behold! the voice of Satan; the promise of Him who
is called amongst ye the accuser and supreme tribune! Move therefore, and
appear! Open the mysteries of your creation! Be friendly unto me, for I am the
same!, the true worshipper of the highest and ineffable King of Hell!
The Fifteenth Enochian Key is a resolution of acceptance and
understanding of the masters whose duty lies in administering to the seekers
after spiritual gods.
THE FIFTEENTH KEY
Ilasa! tabaanu li-El pereta, casaremanu upaahi cahisa dareji;
das oado caosaji oresacore: das omaxa monasa~ Baeouibe od emetajisa
Jaiadix. Zodacare od Zodaaneranu! Odo cicale Q~ Zodoreje, lape zocliredo Noco
Mada, hoathahe Saitan!
0 th0u, the governor of the first flame, under whose wings
are the spinners of cobwebs that weave the Earth with dryness; that knowest
the great name "righteousness" and the seal of false honor. Move
therefore, and appear! Open the mysteries of your creation! Be friendly unto
me, for I am the same!,
worshipper of the highest and ineffable King of Hell!
THE SIXTEENTH KEY
Sixteenth Enochian Key gives recognition of the wondrous contrasts of the
earth, and of the sustenance of these dichotomies.
THE SIXTEENTH KEY
viviala pereta! Salamanu balata, das acaro odazodi busada, od belioraxa
balita: das inusi caosaji lusadanu emoda:
ome od taliobe: darilapa iche ilasa Mada Zodilodarepe. Zodacare od Zodameranu.
Odo cicale Qas: zodoreje, laps zodiredo Noco Mada, hoathahe Saitanl
THE SIXTEENTH KEY
0 thou second flame, the house of
justice, which hast thy beginnings in glory and shalt comfort the just; which
walketh upon the Earth with feet of fire; which understands and separates
creatures! Great art thou in the God of stretch-forth-and-conquer. Move
therefore, and appear! Open the mysteries of your creation! Be friendly unto
me, for I am the same!, the true worshipper of the highest and ineffable King
THE SEVENTEENTH KEY
The Seventeenth Enochian Key is used to enlighten the benumbed and
destroy through revelation.
dial pereta! soba vaupache cahisa nanuba zodixalayd dodasihe od berinuta faxisa
hubaro tasataxa yolasa: soba lad Vonupehe o Uonupehe: aladonu dax ila od
toatare! Zodacare od Zodarneranul Odo cicale Qaa! Zodoreje, lape jodiredo Noco
Mada, hoatha- Saitaul
THE SEVENTEENTH KEY
thou third flame!, whose wings are thorns to stir up vexation, and who hast
myriad living lamps going before thee; whose God is wrath in anger-Gird up thy
loins and harken! Move therefore, and appear! Open the mysteries of your
creation! Be friendly unto me, for I am the same!, the true worshipper of the
highest and ineffable King of Hell!
THE EIGHTEENTH KEY
Eighteenth Enochian Key opens the gates of
Hell and casts up Lucifer and his blessing.
Ilasa micalazoda olapireta lalpereji beliore: das odo Busadire Oiad
ouoaresa caosago: casaremeji Laiada eranu
berinutasa cafafame das ivemeda aqoso adoho Moz, od maoffasa. Bolape
como belioreta pamebeta Zodacare od Zodameranul Odo cicale Qaa. Zodoreje,
lape zodiredo Noco Mada, hoatlaahe Saitan!
THE EIGHTEENTH KEY
0 thou mighty light and burning flame of comfort!, that unveilest the
glory 0£ Satan to the center of the Earth; in whom the great secrets of truth
have their abiding; that is called in thy kingdom: "strength through
joy," and is not to be measured. Be thou a window of comfort unto me.
Move therefore, and appear! Open the mysteries of your creation! Be friendly
unto me, for I am the same!, the true worshipper of the highest and ineffable
King of Hell!
THE NINETEENTH KEY
Nineteenth Enochian Key is the great sustainer of the natural balance of the
earth, the law of thrift, and of the jungle. It lays bare all hypocrisy and
the sanctimonious shall become as slaves under it. It brings forth the
greatest outpouring of wrath upon the miserable, and lays the foundation of
success for the lover of life.
THE NINETEENTH KEY
das perifa LTL cahisa micaolazoda saanire caosago od fifisa balzodizodarasa
laida. Nonuca gohulime:
adoianu MADA faoda beliorebe, soba ooaona cahisa luciftias peripesol, das
aberaasasa nonucafe netaaibe caosaji od tilabe adapehaheta damepelozoda,
tocata nonucafe jirni calazodoma larasada tofejilo matebe yareyo IDOIGO, od
torezodulape yaodafe gohola, Caosaga, tabaoreda saanire, od caharisateosa
yorepoila tiobela busadire, tilabe noalanu paida oresaba, od dodaremeni
zodayolana. Elazodape tilaba paremeji peripesatza, od ta qurelesata
booapisa. Lanibame oucaho sayomepe, od cabarisateosa ajitoltorenu, mireca qo
tiobela Ida. Tonu paomebeda dizodalamo asa pianu, od ca}alrisateosa
aji-la-tore.torenu paracahe a sayomepe. Cotedazodlzoda dodapala od
fifalazoda, lasa manada, od faregita bamesa omaosa. Conisabera od auauotza
tonuji oresa; catabela noasami tabejesa lenitahemonuji. Vanucahi omepetilabe
oresa! Bagile? Moooabe OL coredazodizoda. El capimao itzomatzipe, od
cacocasabe gosaa. Bajilenu pij tianuta a babalanuda, od faoregita teloca uo
torezodu !!! Oadariatza orocaka aboaperi! Tabaori periazoda aretabasa!
Adarepanu coresata dobitza! Yolacame periazodi arecoazodiore, od quasabe
sagacore! Umela od peredazodare cacareji Aoiveae coremepeta! Torezodu!
Zodacare od Zodameranu, asapeta sibesi butamona das surezodasa Tia balatanu.
Odo cicale Qaa, od Ozodazodama pelapeli IADANA~IADAl
THE NINETEENTH KEY
ye pleasures which dwell in the first air, ye are mighty in the parts of the
Earth, and execute the judgment of the mighty. Unto you it is said: Behold the
face of Satan, the beginning of comfort, whose eyes are the brightness of the
stars, which provided you for the government of the Earth, and her unspeakable
variety; furnishing you a power of understanding to dispose
ill things according to the providence of Him that sitteth on the
Infernal Throne, and rose up in the Beginning saying: The Earth, let her be
governed by her parts; and let there be division in her; the glory of her may
be always drunken and vexed in itself. Her course, let it run with the
fulfillment of lust; and as an handmaiden, let her serve them One season, let
it confound another; and let there be no creature upon or within her the same.
All her numbers, let them differ in their qualities; and let there be no one
creature equal with another. The reasonable creatures of the Earth, and Men,
let them vex and weed Out one
another; and their dwelling places, let them forget their names. The work of
Man and his pomp, let them be defaced. His buildings, let them become caves
for the beasts of the field! Confound her understanding with dark-ness! For
why? it repenteth me that I have made Man. One while let her be known, and
another while a stranger; because
is the bed of a harlot, and die
dwelling place of Lucifer The
wide the gates of Hell! The lower heavens beneath you,
let them serve you. Govern those who govern! Cast down such as fall. Bring
forth those that increase, and destroy the rotten. No place, let it remain in
one number. Add and diminish until the stars be numbered. Arise! Move! and appear before the covenant of
His mouth, which He hath sworn unto us in His justice. Open the mysteries of
your creation, and make us partakers of the UNDEFILED WISDOM.