The Age of Black Magic: Step Eight

The Doorway To Hell Sigil

 

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This is an important sigil to memorize and use for curses, and virtually any other attempt to access the netherworld of the dead and uncanny spirits.

It, and variations of it, appear on an extremely large number of katadesmoi and defixios. I’ve concluded that contextually it is the symbol of the “Terrestrial” Hermes of the Orphic Hymns, and more pertinently helps open a gateway into the realms of the dead.

It may also permit access to celestial realms as well, as variations of it appear on a sizable quantity of pentacles from the Greater Key of Solomon and other ritual objects in the Solomonic tradition. Many people believe the number 8 is associated with planetary Mercury, though this is debatable and not necessarily compatible with the pentacles. I speculate that it is a more general symbol for Divine Hermes, and assists in other forms of Divine communication. This is less well established, however.

In our context, it can be used to gain the attention of netherworld entities and a channel through which communication or miasma can flow. It is a wound you open into the darkest realms below.

So, let’s call it the Doorway To Hell Sigil.

It should be inscribed on all applicable objects used when attempting to constrain, harm and destroy the Trump Administration.

4 comments on “The Age of Black Magic: Step Eight

  1. Marcus McCoy says:

    I do love terrestrial hermes

  2. Elizabeth Hazel says:

    Interesting! That Hermes sure gets around. I’m using a Babylonian thief hole – same general idea. Suck them into the underworld.

  3. Matt F says:

    Suppose I donate to a Democratic campaign with the intent of weakening Trump. Should this sigil be incorporated into my donation? If it were cash I could write it on the bills. But if I use credit would it work to draw it on my credit card? Or should I try instead to include it somehow in my signature on the online form?

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