Balam

Spirits of¬†Aleister Crowley’s¬†Illustrated Goetia

 


Rank: King
Degree: 
20 – 30
Zodiac sign: 
Leo (night August 12 – August 22)
Tarot: 
Seven of Wands
Alchemical sign: 
Sol – Gold

Balam, or Balaam, is the Fifty-first Spirit, a Great and Powerful King. He appears with three heads: the first is like that of a bull, the second is like that of a man, and the third is like that of a ram. He rides a furious bear, and has a goshawk upon his hand. He speaks in a hoarse voice, giving answers of things past, present, and to come. He makes men invisible and also to be witty. He governs 40 Legions of Spirits.


Source: 

Crowley, Aleister, Illustrated Goetia, DuQuette, Hyatt, Wilson, Temple, Arizona, New Falcon Publications 2000