Evocation Book Recommendation
- Hi everyone,
I'm going to buy some more books to prepare for my first evocation. Can you
please share your ideas and recommend about 5 - 10 books a complete newbie
should study please? Thanks.
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- That's a good one too Aaron! Will have to try that. I was taught another one similar to that but without the mirror, using a flipped glass of water with a reversed candle on a saucer like you described, except you place an egg in the glass of water. In this case the egg "takes the hit" and after the candle has burned down you dispose of the egg at the crossroads, or if you don't know where the attack is coming from - you can very carefully crack the egg into the glass of water and read it for signs to see who, or what, is causing the problem - before disposing of it appropriately. This doesn't reverse the spell back to sender but instead uses the egg to absorb it.
--- In email@example.com, "kheph777" <kheph777@...> wrote:
> Very nice! And quite similar to one I was taught some time ago:
> Gather a clear (not white) utility candle (generally available in any
> convenience store),* a mirror, a saucer, and a tumbler or other glass.
> (*- Unless, of course, you'd like to make true Solomonic candles...)
> Fill the tumbler half-way or so with water. Place the saucer over the tap of the tumbler, and flip the entire works upside down. The water remains in the inverted tumbler due to the saucer. Place the saucer/tumbler onto your altar or table.
> Cut the utility candle in half. On the lower half, inscribe the name of the person who is causing you problems. Invert the candle, light the wick *from the bottom of the candle* and affix this to the upturned bottom of the tumbler. Place the mirror beside this on the East, so that it reflects toward the West. Address a prayer to the Archangel Michael- to defend you against your enemies, to argue your case before the Divine Throne, etc.
> (Some may wish to direct this prayer to the Guardian Angel instead.)
> This will effectively invert and reflect negative forces sent at you back to the sender. It is not offensive at all, and can't harm anyone who does not intend to harm you in the first place. If you attempt to light the bottom of the candle and it refuses to catch, then you likely have the wrong person's name on the candle.
> After the candle bottom burns completely away, replace it with the top half of the candle. This time it should be lit from the top as normal, and affixed to the tumbler rightside-up. Address Michael (or the HGA) once more with the typical grimoiric prayers of thanks, presenting the wax (and perhaps some incense!) as an offering, asking Him always to protect and defend you, etc. Allow that candle to burn away. Carry the tumbler to the front door and toss the water out as far as you can.