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2. Mercury-day Daily Prayers

Spiritual Practices
February 12th - 2024


Keep your mind, heart, and body balanced and clear by reciting a set of essential prayers for this day of the week.

In ancient times, the order of the days of the week followed the order of the seven planetary influences, which we still use here. What modern people call "Monday" is actually the day of Mercury: Wednesday (from "Woden's day").

Why Pray Daily?

It is wise to perform prayers daily in order to reject negative influences, call positive aid, and protect oneself. While there are many prayers that can be used for these purposes, the following have tremendous power, and are the select prayers we generally rely on in most cases.

Commonly, aspirants will perform these prayers before meditation, sleep, or any type of ritual. It is not required to use every one of them every time we pray; you can pick among them as you see fit. For instance, before sleeping we suggest at a minimum using a conjuration and the protective circle. In times of danger or uncertainty, add more. During times of duress, use them all.

It is advisable to perform these prayers at your altar, which at a minimum should have:

  • Representatives of the four elements (for instance, a cup of water, a feather, candles, and flowers or a stone)
  • An upright pentagram
  • A copy of the Gnostic Bible
  • Any inspiring images of divinity, such as a cross, statues, paintings, etc.
  • Incense. We especially recommend using pure resin incense on an incense charcoal, such as frankincense, myrrh, or benzoin:

"The smoke of frankincense has the power to make the masters and angels of the invisible world attend. Frankincense prepares the environment for the Gnostic rituals. Frankincense is a great vehicle for spiritual waves of pure devotion. It helps the mystical retreat because it serves as an instrument of devotion. In the ancient temples of the mysteries, those who were ill were surrounded with the smoke of frankincense in order to be cured... Frankincense must be used by all the devotees of the path" - Samael Aun Weor, Igneous Rose

Remember that each prayer will only be effective if you are fully concentrated on the prayer and visualizing the help that you are requesting. If your mind is wandering and distracted, the effectiveness of the prayer is substantially reduced or negated entirely.

Some of these prayers are directed towards the four elements (fire, air, water, earth), which represent the four means of moving energy. These four are around us and within us psychologically. When we are disturbed, angry, confused, hurting, or experiencing any negative qualties, those states are manifesting because of the condition of the four elements within us. By conjuring those elements, we are using power to revert those elements to their normal (and beneficial) status. In general, this is what all of these prayers do: they invoke superior forces to dominate the inferior ones that are within us.

We hope this daily practice will bring you peace and the opportunity to improve yourself.

Daily Prayers

Conjuration of the Four

Caput mortum, imperet tibi dominus per vivum et devotum serpentem!

Cherub, imperet tibi dominus per Adam Yod-HaVah!

Aquila errans, imperet tibi dominus per alas tauri!

Serpens, imperet tibi dominus Tetragrammaton, per angelum et leonem!

Michael, Gabriel, Raphael, Anael! Fluat udor per Spiritum Elohim! Manet in terra per Adam Yod-HaVah!

Fiat firmamentum per Yod-HaVah-Sabaoth!

Fiat judicium per ignem in virtute Michael!

Angel of the blind eyes, obey, or pass away with this holy water!

Work winged bull, or revert to the earth, unless thou wilt that I should pierce thee with this sword!

Chained eagle, obey my sign, or fly before this breath!

Writhing serpent, crawl at my feet, or be tortured by the sacred fire and give way before the perfumes that I burn in it!

Water, return to water!

Fire, burn!

Air, circulate!

Earth, revert to earth!

By virtue of the pentagram, which is the morning star, and by the name of the tetragram, which is written in the center of the cross of light!

Amen. Amen. Amen.

Translation of Latin Phrases

Conjuration of the Seven

In the name of Michael, may Jehovah command thee and drive thee hence, Chavajoth!

In the name of Gabriel, may Adonai command thee, and drive thee hence, Bael!

In the name of Raphael, begone before Elial, Samgabiel!

By Samael Sabaoth, and in the name of Elohim Gibor, get thee hence, Andrameleck!

By Zachariel and Sachiel-Meleck, be obedient unto Elvah, Sanagabril!

By the divine and human name of Shaddai, and by the sign of the pentagram that I hold in my right hand, in the name of the angel Anael, by the power of Adam and Eve, who are Yod-HaVah, begone Lilith! Let us rest in peace, Nahemah!

By the holy Elohim and by the names of the Genii Cashiel, Sehaltiel, Aphiel and Zarahiel, at the command of Orifiel, depart from us Moloch! We deny thee our children to devour!

Amen. Amen. Amen.

Invocation of Solomon

Powers of the kingdom, be ye under my left foot and in my right hand!

Glory and eternity, take me by the two shoulders and direct me in the paths of victory!

Mercy and justice, be ye the equilibrium and splendor of my life!

Intelligence and wisdom, crown me!

Spirits of Malkuth, lead me betwixt the two pillars upon which rests the whole edifice of the temple!

Angels of Netzach and Hod, establish me upon the cubic stone of Yesod!

O Gedulael! O Geburael! O Tiphereth!

Binael, be my love!

Ruach Chokmael, be thou my light!

Be that which thou art and thou shalt be, O Ketheriel!

Ishim, assist me in the name of Shaddai!

Cherubim, be my strength in the name of Adonai!

Beni-Elohim, be my brethren in the name of the Son, and by the powers of Sabbaoth!

Elohim, do battle for me in the name of Tetragrammaton!

Melachim, protect me in the name of Yod Hei Vav Hei!

Seraphim, cleanse my love in the name of Eloah!

Hasmalim, enlighten me with the splendors of Elohim and Shekinah!

Aralim, act!

Orphanim, revolve and shine!

Hajoth ha Kadosh, cry, speak, roar, bellow!

Kadosh, Kadosh, Kadosh!

Shaddai, Adonai, Yod-Havah,

Eheieh Asher Eheieh!

Hallelu-jah, Hallelu-jah, Hallelu-jah,

Amen. Amen. Amen.

Exorcism of Water

Fiat firmamentum in medio aquarum et separet aquas ab aquis, quae superius sicut quae inferius, et quae inferius sicut quae superius ad perpetranda miracula rei unius. Sol ejus pater est, Luna mater et ventus hanc gestavit in utero suo, ascendit a terra ad coelum et rursus a chelo in terram descendit. Exorciso te, creatura aquae, ut sis mihi speculum Dei vivi in operibus ejus, et fons vitae, et ablutio pecatorum. Amen.

Translation of Latin

Exorcism of Air

Spiritus Dei ferebatur super aquas, et inspiravit in faciem hominis spiraculum vitae. Sit Michael dux meus, et Sabtabiel servus meus, in luce et per lucem. Fiat verbum halitus meus, et imperabo spiritibus aeris hujus, et refrenabo equos solis voluntate cordis mei, et cogitatione, mentis meae et nutu oculí dextri. Exorciso igitur te, creatura aeris, per Pentagrammaton, et in nomine Tetragrammaton, in quibus sunt voluntas firma et fides recta. Amen. Sela, fiat. So be it.

Translation of Latin

Exorcism of the Earth

Oh thou invisible king who has taken the earth as thy support and who has weakened the abysses in order to fill them with thine omnipotence; thou whose name makes the canopies of the world tremble; thou who makes the seven metals within the veins of the stone flow; sovereign of seven lights; remunerator of the subterranean workers, take us up unto the longing air and into the kingdom of clarity. We keep vigil and work without rest; we search and linger for the twelve stones of the holy city and for the talismans that are hidden within them, and for the pole of loadstone that passes through the core of the world. Lord, lord, lord, have pity on those who suffer, expand our hearts, disclose and elevate our heads, dignify us, oh stability and movement; oh day, shroud of the night; oh obscurity, veiled by the light; oh master, that never withholds the salary of thy workers; oh argentine whiteness; oh golden splendor; oh crown of living and melodious diamonds: thou who carries heaven in thy finger as if it were a sapphire ring, thou who hides the marvelous seed plot of stars under the earth within the kingdom of precious stones, come, reign, and become the eternal dispenser of that wealth, whose guardians thou has made us. Amen.

Exorcism of Fire

Michael, King of the Sun and of the Lightning,
Samael, King of Volcanoes,
Anael, Prince of the Astral Light,
I beg ye to hear my call.

Exorcism of the Day of the Week: 2. Wednesday (Mercury, modern Monday)

I beg ye, divine Elohim, in the name of the sacred and terrific Tetragrammaton and by the ineffable names of Adonai Elohim, Sadai, Sadai, Sadai, Eye, Eye, Eye, Asamie, Asamie, Asamie, in the name of the angels of the second planetary legion, under the government of Raphael, Lord of Mercury, as well as by the holy name placed upon the forehead of Aaron, help me, assist me, come to my call. Amen.

Conjuration in Times of Danger

Fons alpha et omega, figa, figalis Sabbaoth, Emmanuel,

Adonay, O neray, ela, ihe, reutone, neger, sahe, pangeton, commen, agla.

Matheus, Marcus, Lucas, Johannes, titulus triunphalis

Jesus Nazarenus rex iudaeorum, ecce dominicae crucis signum

Fugite partes adversae, vicit leo de tribu Judae, radix David,

Alellu Jah!

Kyrie Eleison, Christe Eleison, Pater Noster, Ave Maria,

Et ne vos, et venia super nos salutare tuum, oremus.

Translation of Latin

Gnostic Prayer

Oh Thou, Solar Logos, igneous emanation, substance and consciousness of Christ, powerful life whereby everything advances, come unto me and penetrate me, enlighten me, bathe me, go through me and awaken within my Being all of those ineffable substances that are as much a part of Thee as a part of me.

Universal and cosmic force, mysterious energy, I conjure Thee, come unto me, remedy my affliction, cure me from this illness and put apart from me this suffering so I can have harmony, peace, and health.

I ask Thee in thy sacred name, which the mysteries and the Gnostic Church have taught me, so Thou can make vibrate with me all of the mysteries of this plane and superior planes, and that all of those forces together may achieve the miracle of my healing. So be it.

Protective Circle

Every night before you go to sleep (and even when you practice meditation), mentally trace a magical circle around your bedroom or your house. Pray to your Divine Mother for protection. Visualize a wall of flame emerging around your room or house and trace it with your mind three times while you chant the mantra three times:

Helion Melion Tetragrammaton!

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