Ritual Atmospherics is a "self-designer" ritual which suggests using the natural elements of water, wind and ice, to replicate and launch sigils (both digital and analogue). This ritual involves using self induced "atmospheric pressure" as a metaphor for drawing off the infinite reserve of KIA in the form of mentally generated snow storms. The thought seeds representing the sigil formation may be visualized as translating into the minute nuclei of each snow flake, as it conforms to the fractal equation of the sigil and Statement of Intent. Atmospheric low pressure zones could be astrally created and funnelled to specific locations.
The grandeur of huge blizzard-type snow storms invokes many powerful emotions which may resonate with neural and genetic memory alike. Just as a low pressure system will draw moisture off of a water surface and suck it up into the swirling cloud mass, "astrally" constructed snowflakes, in properly defined atmospheric parameters, created in the vacum of "no mind" or "neither-neither" consciousness, will accomplish an analgous effect. This mental vacuity could be seen as a metaphor for a "low pressure system", allowing the natural uptake from the infinite "ocean" of KIA.
The sigilized desire, having been converted to a numerical/geometrical anilinear equation is thereby embedded within each snowflake as they swirl forth from the visualized matrix. As huge snowstorms dramatically transform the physical world, swirling mentally visualized Blizzards could be used to blanket "target" landscapes, transforming them to meet specific requirements.
Snowflakes could represent sigilized "macrophage" cells, funneled through "astral conduits" to aid in healing rituals, or to cause havoc on intended targets, mold virtual landscapes to specific requirements etc.
Perform "opening/banishing utilizing personal favorite weather deites, four winds etc.
(Operators may consider a "customized" banishing ritual. Create a circle that could serve as a "vacum" to enhance atmospheric "low pressure". Also invocation of powerful Storm gods/goddesses would also be appropriate).
Statement of Intent:
It is my/our will to conjure a mental blizzard for the purpose of extending my/our will over the Earth.
Visualize the sigil glowing within a black Chaosphere.
Internalize Chaosphere and shrink it down to the size of a speck of dust.
Allow the dust particle to explode... sending out exact digital replicas of itself omnidirectionally.
Gradually these particles begin to absorb minute quatities of atmospheric KIA .
ATTAIN GNOSIS ! (Daath Posture proves to be particularly effective for simulating astral "low-pressure zones").
(At peak of Gnosis operator/s may INVOKE weather deity of choice).
Atmospheric vacuity increases uptake of KIA, creating a visulization of a swirling blizzard. Howling winds created by WILL direct the "sigil storm" to it's destination. In tropical climates the same technique may be applied using Tropical Rain Storms. Dust storms, Hurricanes and Tornadoes. Floods could also be useful tools for specialized applications.
I found the symbolism of "Mother Hulda" to be particularly intriguing, both due to simplicity and ease of visualization. Mother Hulda represents the Teutonic Lunar Goddess, "Holda", known for causing snow and rain storms by shaking out her bedclothes. An old feather pillow and a vacumn cleaner is all the supplies neccessary for this invocation. If it doesn't seem cold enough, an invocation of "Jack Frost" may be appropriate. In addition, I have included a list of "weather" deities from around the world. Feel free to select from any of the Pantheons included. This list is just a suggestion and is in no way meant to represent the entire spectrum of weather deities.
Banish with Laughter...
A List of Deities Associated with Weather/Snow
The Maruts- Roman
Saranyu- Hindu (a goddess)
Ao (four dragon kings)- Chinese
This list is somewhat random and does not represent a comprehensive compilation on this subject.
The Grimm's fairy tale "Mother Hulda" mentions that when it snows, mother Hulda is making her bed, fluffing the pillows so the feathers fly about.
Gangs-dkar-sha-med, she is Tibetan and described as a terrifying white snowGoddess.
Hila, a Caribou Inuit weather Goddess who precides over cold weather.
North Wind Woman, a Northwest Tsimshian deity who blows hard and caused the ice.
"Nuvak'chin'Mana, a Southwest Hopi Goddess known as "Cold-Bring Woman" and "Snow Maiden". She is a kachina who appears at the Snow Kachina Dance and sometimes at the Niman (home-going) ceremony. Her presence is a prayer for the coming of cold weather and snow to replenish the moisture in the ground. Yohozro Wuhti, another Southwest Hopi "Cold-Bringing Woman", also a kachina".
Source for above information: GODDESSES IN WORLD MYTHOLOGY, A Biographical Dictionary by Martha Ann and Dorothy Myers Imel, published by Oxford University Press, NY. 1993. This book contains entries for over 11,000 goddesses, nymphs, demons and deified women.
In myth and folktale, winter is personified , either in himself, as a storm god (Kari in Nordic legend), or through frost, ice and snow spirits of one kind or another. The Greek an the dead, through the moonlight and snow, carrying away souls Original patron of housewives and families. The Milky Way was sometimes called "Hulda's Road" or "road of souls"
As for the Norse, the main God associated with thunder is Thor. I know there is another, less-mentioned god named Donar who is associated with storms, though he's a bit shady. THOR: "the Thunderer", god of thunderstorms and life force, portrayed as a huge, red-bearded man, wearing iron gloves and girdle has the magickal hammer Mjolnir, which he can strike thunderbolts.
I just happened on the fairy tale "Mother Hulda" in a Grimm's fairy tale book. I was drawn to it because I was looking for images of wells. The good daughter with a mean stepmother goes down into a well to retrieve her spindle, and after doing a couple of good deeds for a tree and an oven comes on a lortresses of the Dasas; as Indra pluvius he slew the evil dragon Vrtra, who held back the waters, and thus brought rain to the parched land. Indra was associated with storma and thunder, and like Zeus and Thor, his hand bore the thunderbolt, with which he destroyed his enemies..." (Basham, The Wonder that was India.)
Preliminaries beforehand include the revision of Jihad's "Ritual Atmospherics", the creation of a witchant, and, with the decision to bind weather-knots for the bringing of the sun, we each drew a sigil for strength/vitality/solar consciousness which was then appended to a solar dot-in-a-circle glyph.
The sigil paper is brought to the area of
working, with a candle (or firewood) and the rope.
The rope, its length equal to the combined arms-breadth of all participants, is laid down in a circle. Inside the rope-circle, the drawing of invoking unicursal hexagrams to the south of the working area begins the ritual.
2. Statement of Intent:
It is our will to conjure sunshine as an extention of our wills upon the Earth.
3. Loading the Program:
Each participant invokes a personal image of a solar deity, then visualizes the sigil glowing within a black star before them. Allow the star to pulsate, then shrink to the size of a speck of dust. Inhale the speck with force and let it explode within you. As it does, exhale upwards.
4. Run the Program:
A gnostic state is attained with a clockwise dance. Each participant picks up the rope in his or her right hand, and stepping outside it (the rope-circle) begins moving in a circle, holding the rope tautly. The witchant is begun:
Sun, Sun light the days
Sun, Sun bring your rays
Sweat through toil
Simmer to boil
Sun, Sun burning blaze!
5. End Program:
When the dance has become frenzied, and the participants have attained sufficient gnosis, the circling stops and each participant ties a slip-knot into the rope. The hands, one of which is rope-burned by this point, are to be imagined imbued with solar power when this is done.
6. Sealing and talisman taking:
The sigil is burned and, while holding their knots in one hand the rope is burned at the midpoint between each knot. Each participant then keeps their portion of the rope with their slip-knot for later use. (The slip-knot is loosened and the rope hung outside to bring forth the Sun!)
We then divined the efficacy of the working using the chemognosified Kree8ur as our Oracle, and decided to loose the knots at the time of awakening on the following Saturday, which by all weather reports was due to rain all weekend.
All three of us loosed our knots and hung them out to dry (as it were) on a rainy and dark Saturday morning. All knots were undone by 11am, and at that time the sun broke through and it remained bright and sunny 'til sundown. It rained lightly in the night, and was then dry until noon Sunday. Additional assistance via enchantment by Darakan in a car heading south towards Seattle is reported.
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