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LostGnosticOccultum
06-27-2013, 06:00 PM
First I would like to start this thread off by explaining exactly what a Sigil is.


A sigil (/ˈsɪdʒəl/; pl. sigilia or sigils; from Latin sigillum "seal") is a symbol used in magic. The term has usually referred to a type of pictorial signature of an angel, demon or other entity; In ritual magic it refers to a symbolic representation of the magician's desired outcome.

A sigil is a sort of energy magnet that could be likened to and orgone accumulator in that a sigil draws energy from all sorts of sources. I prefer the planetary and angelic sources however one could use the demonic sources also (I will not be giving the demonic information out as it is dangerous and is considered taboo for a reason.)

Here is an example of the most well known sigil made widely famous by the alchemist/occultist Dr. John Dee and his partner Edward Kelly; the Sigillum Dei Ĉmeth
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Now Understand, Not all sigils are anywhere near this complex but the more powerful you want them the more complex they should be; also they need to be energetically balanced sort of like balancing your chakras but with a more male/physical/logical way, to use the physical to attract the etherial, these are the cheapest and easiest orgone accumulators you could ever make because all it requites is a little paper, ink, time and direct intent from the magickian.

Now in regards of forming these sigils the magickian Must draw these in the manor of ritualistic magick therefore drawing in the energies of the planetary influences.
Now here's the information you will need:

Planetary Associations:
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Stars; Pentagram, Hexagram, Heptagram: Invoking and Banishing
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The Pentagram represents Life/Quintessence/Chi/Spirit. Use If you wish to Make a general energy, spirit or emotion attracted to or banish from the area the sigil will be located.

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Hexagrams are used for balancing energies; if you have a chakra imbalance or simply an energy imbalance in your life or a relationship or and environment such as home, school or work uses the hexagrams for balancing these imbalances.

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Heptagrams are used to create change in an individuals life or environmental energy; usually used in tandem with a pentagram and/or hexagram as to influence a change in accordance to the energies presented by the pentagram and/or hexagram.

Now that we have the basics we can get into constructing these sigils. For an example of a simple sigil I constructed a Sigil of Spiritual protection:

Draw the star that you wish to use
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Now add the boundaries
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If you want to protect yourself from physical harm draw a square around the circle

Now add the planetary influences in accordance to what you wish to attract or banish (in my case banishing harmful spirits and attracting a spiritual protection)
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Now you can further elaborate by using a magickal language to enhance the energetic influences, I use Hebrew as it is the most potent of magickal languages that I have found (most would day that it would be Enochian but i have found that it is not as straight forward as it may seem and can sometimes backfire if it is not PERFECTLY used)
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LostGnosticOccultum
06-27-2013, 06:01 PM
Now to Use a method called the Rosy Cross of the Rosicrucians; here are the images that you will need for references
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The Rosy Cross is traditionally in hebrew however it can be used in any language

For Example; English:
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And here we have it a well constructed simple but powerful sigil.
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Now we All can appreciate the beautiful art of constructing Sigils :cool:
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GOD Bless, LGO

solomon levi
06-28-2013, 10:57 PM
Thanks LGO! I've given some attention to this area in my studies and meditations.
It is very powerful. It's possible that alchemy itself could be sigil magic for some...
there are certainly authors who thought so. Sigil also means "seal" and Fulcanelli mentions
the connection between salt/sel and seal... and many references as epiphany cakes, etc.
Even the Seal of Hermes, often taken to mean hermetically sealed, could be literally
a spiritual/energetic seal rather than a well closed vessel (or both).
Anyway, I'm glad you bring this to attention. :)

Kiorionis
06-29-2013, 01:40 AM
Me too, I learned quite a bit from it.

But I'm curious about the Rosy Cross. Is the one with the english alphabet laid out at random around the center?

LostGnosticOccultum
06-29-2013, 02:55 PM
Thanks LGO! I've given some attention to this area in my studies and meditations.
It is very powerful. It's possible that alchemy itself could be sigil magic for some...
there are certainly authors who thought so. Sigil also means "seal" and Fulcanelli mentions
the connection between salt/sel and seal... and many references as epiphany cakes, etc.
Even the Seal of Hermes, often taken to mean hermetically sealed, could be literally
a spiritual/energetic seal rather than a well closed vessel (or both).
Anyway, I'm glad you bring this to attention. :)

You're welcome :) I've actually wanted to make this thread for a while now but have only just now had the time to haha


Me too, I learned quite a bit from it.

But I'm curious about the Rosy Cross. Is the one with the english alphabet laid out at random around the center?

Nope its not random it is a direct translation from the hebrew language

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LostGnosticOccultum
06-29-2013, 03:01 PM
Here's a couple posts from another forum I put the thread on:


Hello :) nice work

may I add there is also a method to write down what you want than remove all
double and more the same letters and make a graphic symbol out of the left overs.

I sometimes use the sigils of spirits from magician Franz Bardon and the astrological
sigils plus a rune for a simple talisman.


Thanks ***
I'm unfamiliar with the method you speak of would you mind sharing this method with us?

GOD Bless, LGO


Hello LGO

Austin Osman Spare was the founder of this sigil magic.

The will sentence has to be clear and positiv.

"I want some extra money in the next weeks" Now leave al the double or more letters

You have left : I W A N T S O M E X R Y H K

From these letters you draw a graphic sigil, all have to be included. After vou finish
it you make it more abstract.

Now you concentrate and give the sigil a place in your mind.

After that you have to go in mind silence, emptiness and let it go so you will not
think about it anymore.


It seems like an interesting concept. From the understanding I have of this is that it is purely intent driven. I will try this today to see if it works well for me however since it is simply intent driven I'm going to translate the sentence into hebrew and then remove the repetitive hebrew characters therefore using a magickal language in this method of direct intent. It seems quite sound and possibly rewarding

Thank You ***!
GOD Bless, LGO

archerner
10-08-2015, 03:26 PM
I'm having a little trouble understanding the arrows on the stars. Is the sigil drawn over the symbols in that direction to produce a banishing/attracting energy or is the intent of the arrow put into the symbol while drawn.

Also I was wondering if these sigils are made at one time with the right aspects or at different times according to the symbols. Thanks

zoas23
10-09-2015, 03:26 AM
I'm having a little trouble understanding the arrows on the stars. Is the sigil drawn over the symbols in that direction to produce a banishing/attracting energy or is the intent of the arrow put into the symbol while drawn.

Also I was wondering if these sigils are made at one time with the right aspects or at different times according to the symbols. Thanks

The stars you see are often drawn in the air... the arrows show which one is the "staring point" of the star and which direction you should follow to "draw" it in the air...
The arrow itself is not "drawn", it's just to indicate where to begin and if it's clockwise or anti-clockwise direction.

This is a very typical Golden Dawn practice.

I will post an article about Sigils I wrote in 1999 !!!! I will be ashamed of it, but it has never been published on the internet (it was published in an "occult zine"). It's not "technical", but mostly philosophical.

zoas23
10-09-2015, 04:23 AM
It's not from 1999, it's from 2004, I was wrong.

It was published here:

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Tis true without lying, certain & most true.

If a belief is not manifested as a truth through the sigil, then no sigil will work. A sigil is a living incarnation of our beliefs, the "trick" happens during the ritual, not after the ritual. It is through the sigil that our desires find their satisfaction, a satisfaction that transcends the object or thing in which we "believe".

That which is below is like that which is above & that which is above is like that which is below to do the miracles of one only thing

During the ritual we seek to find our way yo that which is nothing and yet it is all things (and so we are). The operation always begins in that which is below.

And as all things have been & arose from one by the mediation of one: so all things have their birth from this one thing by adaptation.

And so we do. We would simply not be able to reach something if we were not already that "something". We simply become what we are by the path of getting amazingly objective (i.e, by not eliminating anything from our perceptions). and yet we must trick ourselves because we always believe that we are simply a small part of what we already are.

The Sun is its father, the moon its mother, the wind hath carried it in its belly, the earth is its nurse.

... and yet the neither-neither is none of these things. We often live in a point of view... it was not by chance that Austin Spare gave his "Kia" the image of an eye. We need multiple points of view until we realize that what we believed that was true was not true, but simply a part of a truth.

The father of all perfection in the whole world is here.

... And yet we remain as Children of Earth.
Will is the seed that manifests all things, but we have fallen into the inferno of the normal and we conventionally exist in our own minds and our own I. Many mystical schools will tell you that you have to destroy you I... don't listen to them... Didn't your "I" wanted to become MORE than what he already is instead of less? Multiply your "I". "Death" has many senses. A sigil may let you get less focused in that small part that you believe that you are.

Its force or power is entire if it be converted into earth.

A sigil is that "Earth" which is the ONLY means to perfection. Many mystical schools seems to want to deny the fact that we have a body, that we are made of flesh. Sigils are certainly an earthly practice. We can only jump high if we have a firm ground below our feet... if not, we are simply kicking in the air.

Separate thou the earth from the fire, the subtle from the gross sweetly with great industry.

However if "Earth" is all we can see, quite immediately we begin to place limits in our minds... and we simply meet our obsessions, our lust for results. What we really desire is often better than what we believe that we desire. Hell is nothing else but our small desires that refuse to grow up and evolve.

It ascends from the earth to the heaven & again it descends to the earth & receives the force of things superior & inferior.

Don't expect that something from Heaven will fall in front of you if you do not send something to heave first. A sigil is simply a way to send our "I" to Heaven and receive the rain of multiple manifestations in which we return to earth.


By this means you shall have the glory of the whole world & thereby all obscurity shall fly from you.

I've seen many books about "Sigil Magic" that sell them as a form of "low-magic" with quick results. Is getting lucky the only point behind the sigils that these authors can imagine or conceive? I am already a lucky person... to be honest, I've always have good luck. So I don't think I have any need of sigils to be lucky. No, thanks, but no... I won't waste my time trying to be even more lucky.

However, sigils may also become a means of self discovery. A spiritual journey may begin with them: new perceptions about life, new points of view, a way to reach a gnosis related to our own existence. To those authors who can only conceive sigils as a way to get very lucky... Well, I wish them the best of all lucks.

Its force is above all force. For it vanquishes every subtle thing & penetrates every solid thing.

When we remember who we are, we become what we are. Sigils have no limits, even if we often do.

So was the world created.
From this are & do come admirable adaptations whereof process is here in this. Hence I am called Hermes Trismegist, having the three parts of the philosophy of the whole world.
That which I have said of the operation of the Sun is accomplished & ended..

"Man has willed man"
Prometheus was God.
Nothing is secret... we are simply dumb.
Sigils make us a little nit more clever, but do not expect them to become factories of Gods... They don't really have an intrinsic power, they are just an arrangement of lines: without you they are nothing.

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I like to "take texts somewhere else", I don't think the Emerald Tablet is about Sigils... but I enjoyed using it as to explain something that falls beyond the limits of what it was meant to explain.

This text is 12 years old!!!! So it is, for me, a photo of the past. I would have written something quite different nowadays, but I enjoyed the idea of sharing this old text of mine... and probably laughing a bit at the enthusiast teenager who wrote it, but also thanking the fact that I wrote it back then as to have a registry of my mind from such a long time ago.

archerner
10-09-2015, 01:25 PM
Thank you so much, it's a great help! Interesting article, all I have is a Barnes and nobles book on ritual magik, trying to expand my knowledge on the subject. I've used sigils before with success, but what I wanted wasn't meant to be, so the magic wore off. Thanks again!