The Mad Arab mentions the following in his First Testimony: “Remember, always, in every empty moment, to call upon the Gods not to forget thee, for they are forgetful and very far […]
Did The Ancient Chaldean Priests Use Methods of Ceremonial Magick Similar To The Simon Necronomicon?
Practitioners of the Simon Necronomicon often get ridiculed for invoking ancient Chaldean deities in a ceremonial manner. It is due to such criticism that the question now arises as to what place […]
The Babylonian deity Ishtar is popularly revered by modern-day Necronomicon Alchemists. She is aptly invoked in the rites of Gate-Walking and other ritual workings that appear in the Simon Necronomicon. Din.Gir Ishtar […]
Over 90% of the passages found in the Simon Necronomicon can be traced back to Ancient Mesopotamian texts. For quite some time, I was curious about a particular passage concerning Pazuzu in […]
“The initiatory structure in its pages is designed to create a different type of initiate: a kind of black bodhisattva, a spiritually enlightened and empowered sage” – Dead Names (page 224) Simon admonishes […]
“These were the sorcerer’s handbooks, and generally not meant as textbooks or encyclopedias of ceremonial magick. In other words, the sorcerer or magician is supposed to be in possession of the requisite […]