Words of Power and The Greater Words of Power
by Damon Brand
Q: What’s the difference between Words of Power and The Greater Words of Power?
A: Both books use the same magickal method, but each contains a unique set of rituals and powers.
Q: Are the rituals in The Greater Words of Power faster and stronger than Words of Power?
A: No. The term ‘greater’ refers to the fact that every ritual in the second book calls on archangels (and associated angels), to achieve a result that is in keeping with the true desire lies beneath your surface desire. The best and most powerful ritual is the one that’s most suited to your needs.
Q: How do I pronounce…?
A: As the book says, ‘Read the words as though they are plain English and you’ll be doing it exactly right.’ So EE is like ee in the English ‘been’. Find a common English word that contains the sound, and you have your answer. It is never more complicated than this. See The Power of Magickal Sounds and Pronunciation and Spelling FAQ.
Q: What’s written in the sigils? I doesn’t translate properly.
A: The sigils contain divine names and angelic names, in specific orders and will not translate well using software. You can find out more here: Pronunciation and Spelling FAQ
Q: How long does the effect last?
A: The length of time the result lasts relates to your initial desire, which is why the book explains the need to think about your problem and the relief you want. Imagine that you use a ritual to Be The Center of Attention. If you need to be center of attention all the time, that will happen. If you only need to be the center of attention for one week – perhaps at a conference or during a busy work time – that’s what you’ll get. If it’s needed for an hour it will last an hour. But, if at any time you want it to stop, it will stop. You don’t have to do anything other than change your mind and the magick with recede. The magick lasts as long as needed, based on what you originally used it for, unless you want it to stop.
Q: Do I really only do the working once, no matter what outcome I’m seeking?
A: Yes. Once is enough. If circumstances change, you may want to perform a ritual again. If you do a protection ritual, but then have to spend time in a more dangerous country you may want to repeat the ritual because your circumstances have changed. Trust your instincts. As the books says, ‘You only need to perform the ritual once, but if, after a few days, you feel a strong urge to repeat the ritual, you can. There is no harm in performing it every day if it makes you feel better, but I often prefer to use it once with real commitment, concentration and belief.’ This last point is the key. When performed once it has a real potency that kicks the magick into action. But don’t forget the sections of the book that tell you what to do After The Magick. This is as important as the ritual itself.
Q: Am I meant to chant the words several times?
A: No, once is enough for each word.
Q: Do I need to be able to read Hebrew?
A: Absolutely not. You will scan your eyes over letter shapes before speaking the sounds, but that is all. As the books says, ‘You don’t need to understand a word of Hebrew. You just look at the words and this activates the connection.’
Q: Do I only need to read the ‘activation words’ once, or every time I used the words of power?
A: Just once, as the book says. ‘The following ritual needs only to be performed once.’ So, perform the activation ritual just once, ever.
Q: Can I read the ‘activation words’ again if I think I made a mistake.
A: Yes you can.
Q: Do I read each activation word three times, or should I read the whole passage three times?
A: As the book says, ‘Repeat each spoken word three times before moving on to the next.’ This is only for the activation ritual. In all other rituals it is once only.
Q: Do I scan the letters right to left?
A: The book says, ‘Now scan each word in the sigil, looking at the letters silently from right to left.’ The visual scan is done from right to left.
Q: When I read the words out loud, is that read right to left as well?
A: No. The book says, ‘All you have to do now is speak the words of power. These are written below each box, and they are read as standard English, from left to right.’ So read the words out loud, from left to right, just as though they are English.
Q: There appears to be a missing Hebrew word. Is that a mistake?
A: In some cases there are vocalizations or words that do not appear visually in the sigil. This is all as it’s meant to be. (At other time, words that appear in Hebrew just once are read out more than once.)
Q: Which archangels are called in The Greater Words of Power?
A: Metatron is called in all these rituals. Other archangels are also called but often indirectly, through names and angels that connect to them. We will not deconstruct the sigils to explain all these calls, for two reasons. Firstly, it would make for a long, theoretical document that would add no practical value at all, and our focus is on the practical. Secondly, such a revelation would be against the secret principles of co-operative patterning that make this magick work.
This page is only for questions relating to Words of Power and The Greater Words of Power.
Comments will be open from time to time. If they’re not open now, come back in a week or so.
Please read the FAQs all the way through before asking your question. It will take a while for your comment to be moderated and to appear on the site, and replies may take even longer. All questions (from late 2016 onward) are being answered by Adam Blackthorne as Damon Brand has moved on from here. If your question is too far off topic, too theoretical or too crazy, rude or weird, we may not publish it! This is just to make life easier for us. Always read the FAQs first!