CONSECRATION-DEDICATION RITE: 93/MAAT
It is suggested the celebrant bathe and rinse the body with the
traditional hyssop-water as a preceremonial ablution/preparation.
Temple shall be appointed and arranged as follows:
The altar shall be bare. The Circle, which is the boundary of the
Universe, shall be scribed astrally. About its circumference are
arranged the following:
To the South, the Wand and candleflame.
To the West, the Chalice and vessel of water.
To the North, the Pantacle and a small mound of earth.
To the East, the Sword and the feather.
Central is a vessel of oil (pure olive oil or one's personal
small quantities, in appropriate containers, of salt, rice, and
one's "badge of office" - robe, crown, or ring; a vessel of wine.
Approach the Circle from the South, in the Sign of the Enterer.
the Circle deosil, and at the East, assume the gesture of
Heru-Pa-Kraat. Banish, according to the rite given previously.
the center of the Circle and proclaim:
"Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law.
"By the same mouth that declares the Law, shall the Will be
the Work be vowed.
"THELEMA! AGAPE! ABRAHADABRA! IPSOS!"
Extend the arms upward, palms to the sky.
"In the Name of RA-HOOR-KHUIT!"
Proceed to the South, stand before Wand and candle flame, facing
outward. Take up the Wand in the right hand, pass it through the
flame, hold it aloft, saying:
"This Wand is the weapon of my Will. It is the phallus of my
the sceptre of my Kingdom."
Turn to the center of the Circle, pour a few drops of oil upon the
Wand, and return to the South, facing outward. Rub the oil into
Wand: as you do so, chant then Name SHAITAN-AIWASS - loudly at
then diminishing to a whisper. Breathe the whispered Name into
as you anoint it. Then:
"In the Name SHAITAN-AIWASS, I will work for the manifestation of
Law of Thelema. I will work for the establishment of Truth,
Justice in the Kingdom. I will work for the evolution of the
Keep silence for a space, then, with Wand in hand, proceed to the
Place the Wand before the Chalice. Take up the Chalice, ririse it
the water, hold it aloft, saying:
"This Chalice is the weapon of my Love. It is the yoni of my
the Graal of my Kingdom. "
Proceed with the anointing as with the Wand, this time using the
"In the Name BABALON-MAAT, I love thee, NUIT, all that is, and is
I love thee, Lord PAN, god of living beauty! I love thee, Man,
in the night of pain and madness."
Keep silence for a space, then, with Wand and Chalice, proceed to
North. Place the weapons before the Pantacle. Take up the
rest it upon the earth, then hold it aloft, saying:
"This Pantacle is the weapon of my Bodies. It is the Word of my
the seal of my Kingdom."
Proceed with the anointing as above, using the Name NUIT-HADIT.
"In the Name NUIT-HADIT, I am King and Mage. I am Priest, Hermit,
Warrior, and Fool. I am the Dancer of the Mask; the Mask conceals
Keep silence for a space. Then, with the three weapons, proceed
East. Place them before the Sword. Take up the Sword, touch it to
feather, hold it aloft. saying:
"This Sword is the weapon of my Mind. It is the sentinel of my
the warrior of my Kingdom."
Proceed with the anointing as above, using the Name
"In the Name HERU-RA-HA, I know that we dream as we dance. I know
Law that governs the play of the dream. I know that I am as much
illusion as the rest of the Dream."
Leaving the weapons assembled in the East, return to the center.
the Chakras with the oil, saying:
(At base of spine) "I dedicate and consecrate my body of flesh to
Great Work. I will keep it in strength and health to this end."
(Genitals ) "I dedicate and consecrate my astral body and sexual
to the Great Work. I will make love only under Will, and always to
(Navel) "I dedicate and consecrate my etheric body and my Chi to
Great Work. I will fight as warrior and brother, and will strike
(Heart) "I dedicate and consecrate my complete identity, Inner and
Outer, to the Great Work. All that I am, yea, to the last drop of
blood, I pour into the Chalice of our Lady BABALON."
(Throat) "I dedicate and consecrate my speech and my silence to
Great Work. I will speak only Truth, and keep silence forever
(Third Eye ) "I dedicate and consecrate my vision to the Great
will behold all things with clarity, making no difference between
one thing and any other thing, soever."
(Back of skull) "I dedicate and consecrate my Observer, the True
Self, to the Great Work. I will accept my non-existence, and again
(Top of skull) Silence.
Put on the ring/crown/robe. Take up the vessels of salt, rice and
Beginning at the South, cast a few grains/drops beyond the circle
each compass-point, saying.
"To thee, SHAITAN-AIWASS, are the kingdoms of the Kingdom."
(West) "To thee, BABALON-MAAT, are the kingdoms of the Kingdom."
(North) "To thee, NUIT-HADIT, are the kingdoms of the Kingdom."
(East) "To thee, HERU-RA-HA, are the kingdoms of the Kingdom."
Return to the center with the vessels. Take the wine to the East.
wine into the Chalice. Take up the Wand, and proceed with VIII*,
sure the Elixir flows onto the Wand.
Transfer the Elixir to the wine: using the Wand, stir to
the Sword-point into the Chalice, so the fluid runs down the
Spill a few drops upon the Pantacle.
Turn to the center of the Circle, holding the Chalice in the left
the Wand in the right, and declare:
"I will pursue the Great Work to its completion. I will continue
life to life, from world to world; yea, until the end of Time,
the evolution of the Universe be domplete. This is my Work, my
Will, my Love."
Drink from the Chalice, to the final drop. Place the weapons upon
"So mote it be.
"Love is the law, love under will.
The closing banishment is done by making the Mark of the Beast at
station deosil, as follows:
South: (0) In the Name SHAITAN
S. W.: (0) In the Name AIWASS
We st: (0) In the Name BABALON
N. W.: (0) In the Name MAAT
North: (0) In the Name NUIT
N. E.: (0) In the Name HADIT
East: (0) In the Name
S. E.: (0) In the Name