Basics 6: Sigil Magick


You are responsible for your reality.

The Point

To get what you want.

The Technique

The method of sigilisation consists of writing out a desire, omitting repeated letters then arranging the remainder into an arbitrary, abstract glyph. The magician then enters a state of great excitement or calm, by such methods as hyperventilation, meditation, flagellation or other pain inducing practices, dancing or entheogenic consumption; but the most popular method (for obvious reasons) is sex. At the peak of the altered state (this would be orgasm in the case of sex) the sigil is visualised or looked at, and then forgotten about.

  1. Write down a desire;
  2. Create a sigil by omitting repeated letters, then arranging the remainder into an arbitrary, abstract glyph;
  3. Masturbate;
  4. At the point of orgasm, visualise the sigil;
  5. Forget about it.

Expected Results

Sometime after the act, your desire will manifest in the form of a synchronicity; so if your desire is ‘I will get laid’, you might find yourself hounded by a rotund monster at a party, who manages to corner you in the bathroom as your friends suddenly disappear. Which brings me nicely to my next point. The gospel is: ‘you get what you ask for’. So when you state your desire, do not say: ‘I want to have sex’. You will simply find yourself working instantaneous magic (i.e. you will want to have sex). You need to state what you actually want to occur – like: ‘I will win at the races’. It pays to be specific – for instance, ‘I will have sex with a beautiful lady’ would have been a more prudent example than ‘I will get laid’.

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