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Samael


Samael (Hebrew SMAL, "The Liars") in Kabbalistic tradition are the Qlippoth or demonic powers associated with Hod, the eighth Sephirah of the Tree of Life. In their traditional appearance is that of dull-colored dogs with demon-like heads. The cortex is Theuniel, Kingdom of Shells, under the archdemon Adramelek.

Samael, The Desolation of God or the Left Hand, is the very opposite of Hod, the absolute will of God, in that the Qlippoth represents the complete desolation of a fallen or failed creation. The outer form Theuniel is also referred to as the Filthy Wailing Ones of God. Adramelek, name means is considered a powerful king or demon. Some say he is more ambitious than Satan. Adramelek was synonymous to the Hebrew god Moloch (see Molech) to whom human sacrifices were made. A.G.H.


Sources:

Adramelek. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adrammelech>.
Greer, John Michael. The New Encyclopedia of the Occult. St. Paul, MN, Llewellyn Worldwide. p. 416
Samael. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qliphoth#Samael>.