Tomorrow, November 8th, sees Jupiter entering Sagittarius at 12:39 pm GMT. Not only does this occur on the day of Jupiter but also within its planetary hour, making it a highly auspicious day for works with this planet. This transit begins with Jupiter exactly at the point of the Midheaven, meaning that just two minutes later Jupiter also enters the Ninth House, which is influenced by both Sagittarius and Jupiter and governs matters relating to religion, philosophy, dreams and long journeys.
The Greater Key of Solomon gives Jupiter the following qualities: Obtaining honours; Acquiring riches; Contracting friendships; Preserving health; Arriving at all that one Desires; Invisibility; all Extraordinary, Uncommon and Unknown Operations.
On the day this transit begins, I plan to construct a Talisman made of tin, the metal that resonates Jupiter’s qualities, in the first planetary hour of that day (07:05 – 07:52 GMT), which will then be consecrated as Jupiter enters Sagittarius during the second planetary hour of Jupiter. That day’s third Jupiterian hour (18:49 – 20:03 GMT), also sees the Moon entering Sagittarius at 18:58 and going precisely conjunct with Jupiter at 19:05. This would therefore be a good time to further internalise the effects of the Talisman into one’s unconscious strata, particularly the realm of dreams due to the influences Sagittarius has over them.
The final Jupiterian hour of the day (03:26 – 04:40 GMT) would then be a fitting time to set one’s alarm for with the intent of meditating on or reciting a prayer or devotion to Jupiter in order to complete the day’s work and hopefully result in some relevant dreams.
The Greater Key also gives seven planetary seals for Jupiter with more specific effects attached to them, which are:
1. Possessing treasures
2. Acquiring glory, honours, dignities, riches, and all kinds of good, together with great tranquillity of mind; also to discover Treasures and chase away the Spirits who preside over them
3. Defends and Protects against spirits, causing them to be obedient.
4. To acquire riches, honour and wealth (when Jupiter is in Cancer).
5. Granting Visions
6. Protecting against all earthly dangers
7. Power over poverty and driving away all spirits that defend treasures.
It is the second seal that I shall inscribe onto the tin.
In the centre of the Hexagram are the letters of the Name AHIH, Eheieh; in the upper and lower angles of the same, those of the Name AB, the Father; in the remaining angles those of the Name IHVH. I believe the letters outside the Hexagram in the re-entering angles to be intended for those of the first two words of the versicle, which is taken from Psalm cxii. 3:– ‘Wealth and Riches are in his house, and his righteousness endureth for ever.’ The verse is from Vulgate, Ps.111:3: gloria et divitiae in domo eius et iustitia eius manet in saeculum saeculi. (Joseph Peterson).
The sigils of Jupiter, the Archangel Zadkiel, the Intelligence Jophiel and the Spirit Hismael are also engraved onto the tin.
In the Second Hour of Jupiter, the ritual is performed.
Suitable robes are worn, Cedar is burnt and four blue candles light the temple.
- Invoking Hexagram Ritual of Jupiter
The Invocation of Jupiter
Procul, O procul este profani!
O Jove, much-honour’d, Jove supremely great,
To thee our holy rites we consecrate,
“Our pray’rs and expiations, king divine,
For all things to produce with ease thro’ mind is thine.
Hence mother Earth and mountains swelling high
Proceed from thee, the deep and all within the sky.
Saturnian king, descending from above,
Magnanimous, commanding, sceptred Jove;
All-parent, principle and end of all,
Whose pow’r almighty shakes this earthly ball;
Ev’n Nature trembles at thy mighty nod,
Loud-sounding, arm’d with light’ning, thund’ring God.
Source of abundance, purifying king,
O various-form’d, from whom all natures spring;
Propitious hear my pray’r, give blameless health,
With peace divine, and necessary wealth.”
The Talisman is then uncovered and fumigated with cedar with great intent to call down the forces of EL through the Heavenly Sphere of TZADDIQ to be divested into the Archangel ZADKIEL, the Intelligence JOHPHIEL and the Spirit HISMAEL into the Talisman.
Then over it is recited:
- The Emerald Tablet
“Here is a true explanation, concerning which there can be no doubt.
It attests: The above from the below, and the below from the above -the work of the miracle of the One.
And things have been from this primal substance through a single act. How wonderful is this work! It is the main (principle) of the world and is its maintainer.
Its father is the sun and its mother the moon; thewind has borne it in its body, and the earth has nourished it.
The father of talismen and the protector of miracle, whose powers are perfect, and whose lights are confirmed,a fire that becomes earth.
Separate the earth from the fire, so you will attain the subtle as more inherent than the gross, with care and sagacity.
It rises from earth to heaven, so as to draw the lights of the heights to itself, and descends to the earth; thus within it are the forces of the above and the below;
Because the light of lights within it, thus does the darkness flee before it.
The force of forces, which overcomes every subtle thing and penetrates into everything gross.
The structure of the microcosm is in accordance with the structure of the macrocosm.
And accordingly proceed the knowledgeable.
And to this aspired Hermes, who was threefold graced with wisdom.”
The talisman is then covered and hidden.
During the Third Planetary Hour of Jupiter the Talisman is combined with a Talisman of Luna at the precise time where the Moon and Jupiter form their conjunction and a statement of intent is made to both talismans that they join forces to bring the benefits of Jupiter into the dominion of Luna. Fumigations to each planet are burnt, being Cedar and Jasmine.
During the Fourth Planetary Hour of Jupiter sleep is broken and prayer and meditation is entered into to complete the day’s petitions. Banishing and Licenses to depart are performed the following morning when the day of Jupiter has passed.