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Spirits of Aleister Crowley's Illustrated Goetia


Rank: King
10 - 20
Zodiac sign:
Aquarius (day January 30 -February 8)
Six of Swords
Alchemical sign:
Sol - Gold

Asmoday, or Asmodal, is the Thirty-second Spirit, a Great King, strong and powerful. He appears with three heads. The first head is of a bull, the second of a man, and the third of a ram; he has a tail of a serpent; and from his mouth issue flames of fire. His feet are webbed like a goose. Sitting upon an Inferno dragon he bears in his hand a lance with a banner. He is the first and choicest under the power of AMAYMON, he goes before all other. When the Exorcist has a mind to call him, let it be abroad, and let him stand on his feet all of the time of action, with his cap or head-dress off; for if it be on, AMAYMON will deceive him and cause all his actions to be betrayed. But as soon as the Exorcist sees Asmoday in the aforesaid shape, he shall call him by his name, saying, "Are you Amosday?" and he will not deny it, and eventually he will bow down unto the ground. He gives the Ring of Virtues; he teaches the arts of arithmetic, astronomy, geometry, and all handicrafts absolutely. He gives full answers upon your demands. He shows the places where treasures and guards it. He, among the Legions of AMAYMON, governs 72 Legions of Inferior Spirits.


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

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