The Celestial Alphabet
- The Angelic Script
known as the Angelic Script, this alphabet is derived from Hebrew
sources. During the early centuries, after Christs' death, a
few scholars began a serious study of the Angelic
Kingdoms. At the time, Christianity and religion were both
serious business. Strict rules and politics governed who could
and could not share information about these beings. Study of
these messengers and beliefs were strongly scrutinized by the
political forces of the time. Disobeying or undermining the political
and religious governors of this information was severely punished.
- It was during this study that the names of the Angels were
derived by altering the original Hebrew alphabet. These new symbolic
variations were now considered to be "of God" and "Holy"
images sent to man by the messenger Angels. This new alphabet
can be laid out in a variety of combinations or sounds to achieve
a desired result.
- Perhaps it's that last statement that drew early pagans to
be interested in the Angelic Script, which is sometimes called
the Celestial Alphabet. There's not a distinct starting point
for when the alphabet found it's place in pagan magik or ritual.
There are only theories and suggestions based on early writings,
oral stories or anthropological research. Certainly it was a
popular tool amongst witches and wizards during the dark ages.
Regardless of the exact starting point, the script has long been
a part of pagan magik and rituals. Utilizing their symbology
and strength of the name of the associated angel in spells and
incantations, as a sigil or for a variety of other empowering
or synthesizing tools during rituals, in writings or prayer and
- The following is a recreation of the Angelic Script and their
associated names. You can see in the imagery of the symbols how
these might have been utilized as sigils for casting specific
types of magik. Or how they might be combined to generate a combination
of energies within a ritual.
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