Creating Holy Water

Creating Holy Water

Composed from historical sources

For creating Mesopotamian holy water, used for cleansing and exorcism.

Materials

  • Spring water
  • A small piece of Lapis Lazuli
  • Soapwort

Incantation

Oh pure plants grown in a pure place, sprouting from the water of the Abzu! O soapwort, pure plant, who’s roots grew in pure earth and branches touched holy sky! Enki, Lord of the Abzu, will now purify  and cleanse this in perpetration for holy ritual! Damgalnunna, Queen of the Abzu, may you purify and cleanse this in perpetration for holy ritual! May evil speech stand aside!

Sources Cited

George, A. R. Mesopotamian Incantations and Related Texts in the Schøyen Collection. CDL Press, 2016.