Magical Motto

A Magical Motto is in the Western esoteric tradition, a magical name taken upon Initiation into a secret society or lodge. The magical motto usually expresses the initiate’s spiritual goal and persona and is written in any language other than the initiate’s own. This distinguishes the magical motto from the affairs and concerns of everyday life.

Latin is the most common language used for magical mottos, followed by Hebrew. The magical mottos of some of the prominent members of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn are:

magical-motto

FURTHER READING:

  • Cicero, Chic, and Sandra Tabatha Cicero. The Essential Golden Dawn. St. Paul, Minn.: Llewellyn Publications, 2004.

Taken from: The Encyclopedia of Magic and Alchemy Written by Rosemary Ellen Guiley Copyright © 2006 by Visionary Living, Inc.

Magical Motto
You may be also interested in :

Practical Magic: A Beginner’s Guide to Crystals, Horoscopes, Psychics, and Spells - Nikki Van De Car
Create a Servitor: Harness the Power of Thought Forms – John Kreiter
Techniques of High Magic: A Manual of Self-Initiation - Stephen Skinner , Francis King
Magic, Science and Religion and Other Essays - Bronislaw Malinowski
Applied Magic - Dion Fortune
The Sacred Magic of the Angels – David Goddard
Qabbalistic Magic: Talismans, Psalms, Amulets, and the Practice of High Ritual - Salomo Baal-Shem, Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki
Herbs in Magic and Alchemy: Techniques from Ancient Herbal Lore - C. L. Zalewski
The Witch’s Eight Paths of Power: A Complete Course in Magick and Witchcraft – Lady Sable Aradia
Maskim Hul – Babylonian Magick – Michael W. Ford
Angelic Protection Magick  Banish Curses, Negative Energy, Evil, Violence,Bad Luck, and Psychic Attack –  Ben Woodcroft
Instant Magick Christopher Penczak
Dictionary of Ancient Magic Words and Spells: From Abraxas to Zoar – Claude Lecouteux
Wicca for Couples Making Magick Together - A. J. Drew
Animal Magick: The Art of Recognizing and Working with Familiars - D.J. Conway
The Tree of Life: A Study in Magic -  Israel Regardie
The Magick of Influence
The Sacred Magic of Abramelin the Mage
The Sorcerer’s Secrets: Strategies in Practical Magick – Jason Miller
Religion and the Decline of Magic - Keith Thomas
Practical elemental magick : working the magick of the four elements in the western mystery tradition - David Rankine & Sorita D'Este
The Complete Magician's Tables - Stephen Skinner
Learning Ritual Magic: Fundamental Theory and Practice for the Solitary Apprentice -  John Michael Greer, Earl King Jr., Clare Vaughn
True Magick: A Beginner's Guide - Amber K
City magick : spells, rituals, and symbols for the urban witch -  Christopher Penczak, Judika Illes

Magical Motto

Back to Magic Glossary

Back to Magick and Spells

Back to Home

This post was last modified on Jul 26, 2019 @ 18:50

Categories Magic