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Volume #0: Issue #3
©March, Vernal Equinox 2012
Web Revision: Epiphany - Mar. 20th, 2015

Edited by GHFr. Pneuma Asteros, Order Chief Adept & President.

Material taken from Deryni Magic Pgs ##-##
The Deryni Series: including: Camber of Culdi; Saint Camber; Camber The Heretic
by Katherine Kurtz

Contents:

CIRCLE / GUARDS & WARDS:
RITUAL OF CASTING THE CIRCLE & CALLING THE QUARTERS:

(Abjuration / Evocation & Invocation).
Katherine Kurtz, Deryni Magic Pgs. ##-##.

NOTE(S) 0:

PART I: CASTING THE CIRCLE:

HIEROPHANT:

Draws the Circle with the Sword. [Moves to outside of the circle. Begins in the East, walks Deocile [in the direction of the Sun], and casts the circle with the sword, saying:

"We Stand outside of time, in a place not of earth.
As our ancestors before us bade,
we join together and are One.

By the blessed apostles, Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John;
By all Thy Holy Angels;
By all the Powers of Light and Shadow,
We call Thee to guard and defend us from all perils, O Most High.
Thus it is and has ever been,
thus it shall be for all time to come."

[Sing/Vibrate:] "Per Omnia Saecula Saeculorum."

ALL: "AMEN" in unison.

PART II: CALLING THE QUARTERS:

Step 1: Call For Quarters To Be Called.

HIEROPHANT:

[From the center of the circle, behind the central double cube altar of the universe facing the West] Upholding the Hierophant Wand, saying:

"By Rites, ancient and powerful have we prepared this place. Now, therefore, by ancient reckoning do we summon, stir, and call the great archangelic hosts."

Step 2: Warden Of The East Evokes Archangel Raphael.

HIEROPHANT or PAST HIEROPHANT:

[From the East, facing East] Using the Air Dagger, saying:

[or Make the Sign of a Practicus and speak]

"(In the name(s) of the Light arising,)

"I call the mighty Archangel Raphael,
(the) Cosmic Guardian of the East,
(and) Keeper and caretaker of the Sylphs,
(the) Healer,
(the) Guardian of wind, air and tempest."

"As the Holy Spirit didst brood upon the waters,
so (breath) (instill) thou life into this circle,
that whomever be therein may justly command,
(and bind), (and contain) the forces of (the) (elemental) air."

[Draw an Invoking Air Pentagram]

"Fiat, fiat, fiat, voluntas mea."

[Draw the symbol of Aquarius in the center of the Pentagram. Charge the pentagram using the sign of Horus (Neophyte) vibrating the word, "Rah-fay-EL."

Return to face the center and/or salute the Warden of Fire.]

Step 3: Warden Of The South Evokes Archangel Michael.

DADOUCHOS:

[From the South, facing South] Using the Fire Wand, saying:

[or Make the Sign of a Philosophus and speak]

"(In the name(s) of the Light increasing,)

"I call the mighty Archangel Michael,
(the) Cosmic Guardian of the South,
(and) Keeper and caretaker of the Salamanders,
(the) defender,
(the) Keeper of the Gates of Eden.

As thy fiery sword guards the Lord of Heaven,
so lend thy protection to this circle,
that whomever be therein may justly command
(and bind), (and contain) the forces of (the) (elemental) fire."

[Draw an Invoking Fire Pentagram]

"Fiat, fiat, fiat, voluntas mea."

[Draw the symbol of Leo in the center of the Pentagram. Charge the pentagram using the sign of Horus (Neophyte) vibrating the word, "Mee-chai-EL".

Return to face the center and/or salute the Warden of Water.]

Step 4: Warden Of The West Evokes Archangel Gabriel.

STOLISTES:

[From the West, facing West] Using the Water Chalice, saying:

[or Make the Sign of a Theoricus and speak]

"(In the name(s) of the Light descending,)

"I call the mighty Archangel Gabriel,
(the) Cosmic Guardian of the West,
(and) Keeper and caretaker of the Undines,
(the) herald - who didst bring glad tidings to Our Blessed Lady,

Send thou wisdom into this circle,
that whomever be therein may justly command,
(and bind), (and contain) the forces of (the) (elemental) water."

[Draw an Invoking Water Pentagram]

"Fiat, fiat, fiat, voluntas mea."

[Draw the symbol of the Eagle in the center of the Pentagram. Charge the pentagram using the sign of Horus (Neophyte) vibrating the word, "Gahb-ray-EL".

Return to face the center and/or salute the Warden of Earth.]

Step 5: Warden Of The North Evokes Archangel Auriel.

KERUX:

[From the North, facing North] Using the Earth Pantacle, saying:

[or Make the Sign of a Zelator and speak]

"(In the name(s) of the Light returning,)

"I call the mighty Archangel Auriel,
(the) Cosmic Guardian of the North,
(and) Keeper and caretaker of the Gnomes,
(the) Angel of Death,
(the) Companion of all who offer up their lives in the defense of others,
He who bringest all souls at last to rest upon the Nether shore.

Herewith charge this circle,
that whomever be therein justly command
(and bind) (and contain) the forces of (the) (elemental) earth."

[Draw an Invoking Earth Pentagram]

"Fiat, fiat, fiat, voluntas mea."

[Draw the symbol of Taurus in the center of the Pentagram. Charge the pentagram using the sign of Horus (Neophyte) vibrating the word, "Ohr-ree-EL."

Return to face the center and/or salute the Warden of Air.]

Step 6: Hierophant Evokes Spirit from Center/Pulls Down Sphere.

HIEROPHANT:

[From the center of the circle, behind the central double cube altar of the universe facing the East] Upholding the Lotus Wand, saying:

"Air, Fire, Water, Earth - and Spirit.
The Unity of Man.
Now we are met.
Now we are one with the Light.
All are joined within this circle.
Let us regard the ancient ways,
for we shall not walk this way (path) again."

[Pulls down the sphere] "As above, So below."

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