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This rite is to be performed by a Priest/ess Alchemist to consecrate a 4th Degree Apprentice as a new Priest/ess Alchemist.
Ritual: Consecration of a Priest/ess Alchemist
Written by: Olivia Robertson
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Consecration of a Priest/ess Alchemist
in the Spiral of Alchemy
ON A GOLD COVERED ALTAR LET THERE BE EIGHT LIGHTED CANDLES, A BOWL OF WATER, A ROUGH STONE AND A CRYSTAL AND BETWEEN THEM A SUN DISK. PRIESTHOOD ALCHEMISTS WEAR GOLD ROBES, PRIESTESSES SUN DISK CROWNS IN SILVER HORNS OF MOON- ISIS-HATHOR CROWNS; PRIESTS, HIGH WHITE OSIRIS MITRES WITH GOLD AND GREEN COBRA HEADS AT FRONT, EGYPTIAN STYLE. ALL HOLD GOLD AND SILVER CADEUCES OF HERMES, A SINGED DISK ABOVE A WHITE ROD ENTWINED BY 2 SNAKES, GOLD AND SILVER.
CANDIDATE IS LED BEFORE DOOR OF TEMPLE BY SPONSOR IN REGALIA OF MERCURY, WINGED HEADDRESS AND HOLDING CADUCEUS. SPONSOR KNOCKS 3 TIMES ON THE DOOR.
1st PRIEST ALCHEMIST: Who seeks admittance to this Solar Iseum?
SPONSOR: One of the Priesthood of The Fellowship of Isis, who has been prepared to receive the grade of Alchemist. The four necessary degrees have been successfully passed.
1ST PRS. A. TO CANDIDATE: What is your Intention in acquiring the authority as Priestess/Priest alchemist?
CANDIDATE STATES HIS INTENTION IN FURTHERING THE ALCHEMICAL TRANSMUTATION OF THOSE WHO DESIRE IT.
PR. A. TO SPONSOR: Has the candidate been able to accomplish the exacting task of acquiring self knowledge, the ability to transmute his Shadow Self within the whole of his soul and spirit?
SPONSOR: The task is not only deeply understood and attained but is also continuing. The teacher will have the humility to learn from those who enroll as pupils. Above all, the divine inspiration of The Goddesses of Transformation, Isis, Devi and Brigid are invoked.
THE FOLLOWING ARE INSPIRED:
INVOCATION BY 3RD PRIESTESS ALCHEMIST OF ISIS, DEVI AND BRIGID.
INVOCATION OF OSIRIS BY PRIEST ALCHEMIST.
FIRST PRIESTESS ALCHEMIST, GIVES ORACLE FROM ISIS, MOTHER OF THE SUN.
1ST PRS A TO CANDIDATE: Put your left hand on the rough stone on this altar and your right hand on the crystal.
1ST PR A: In the Name of the God Osiris, Who is also Serapis and Horus, I accept this Candidate as Alchemist.
1ST PRS A ANOINTS CANDIDATE BROW WITH HOLY OIL. With this Holy Oil that holds all the 5 elements, I consecrate you Priestess/Priest Alchemist.
2ND PRS A: PUTS PURPLE MANTLE ABOUT CANDIDATE. With this mantle I encompass you with the bounty of dark space.
2ND PRS A: PLACES MITRE OR HATHOR HEADDRESS ON CANDIDATE’S HEAD. With this crown I bestow on you the Star Crown of Isis.
3RD PRS. A. PLACES GOLD RING ON 1ST FOREFINGER OF RIGHT HAND. With this ring I honour in you the ever renewing circle of eternal Life.
1ST PR. A: PRESENTS CADUCEUS. Behold the wand of Hermes Trismegistus! Use the power of the two Divine Forces of Light and darkness in balance, entwined upon the Tree of Life.
NEW PRIESTESS/PRIEST ALCHEMIST GIVES FIRST ADDRESS ON THE INNER MEANING OF ALCHEMY AND INNER TRANSFORMATION THAT AFFECTS NOT ONLY HUMANS BUT ALL THAT IS THAT EMANATES FROM DIVINITY. MEDITATION ON THE TASK AHEAD FOR THE FELLOWSHIP OF ISIS PRIESTHOOD ALCHEMISTS. REPORTS ARE SHARED AND GOOD WISHES, IDEAS AND ENCOURAGEMENT ARE GIVEN TO THE NEW ALCHEMIST. SOLAR ISEUM CERTIFICATE IS BESTOWED IF THE PRIES/TESS ALCHEMIST DOES NOT ALREADY HAVE ONE. HARMONY IS SENT FORTH TO ALL BEINGS IN CELEBRATION. THANKS ARE GIVEN TO ISIS, DEVI AND BRIGID AND ALL DEITIES WHO BLESS THE NEW ALCHEMIST.
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