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Spirits of Aleister Crowley's Illustrated Goetia


Rank: King
20 - 30
Zodiac sign:
Leo (night August 12 - August 22)
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.


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

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