En2-e2-nu-ru šu4-luh

Incantation of Ritual Cleansing

Used to summon the four winds and the presence of the gods at the opening or close of a ritual.

Materials

  • Dagger
  • Rosette Amulet
  • Holy Water
  • Alter in the East

Steps

  • Wear the rosette amulet
  • Sprinkle area with consecrated water.
  • Face the East.
  • Touch your forehead and say using your great voice:
en2
For a time
  • Touch your solar plexus and say using your great voice:
e2
To the temple
  • Touch your right shoulder and say using your great voice:
nu
The Image [of a god]
  • Touch you left shoulder and say using your great voice:
ru
Is given
  • Clasp your hands in the sign of devotion and say using your great voice:
He2-am3
So be it
  • Draw your dagger
  • Face the South, use your dagger to draw a pentagram in the air in front of you starting from the bottom point, and recite using your great voice:
Ĝe26-nu!
Come!

im-u18-lu-ke4 ĝe26-nu!
Southwind ulu come!

a dlammař-ke4 ĝe26-nu!
Water Lammar come!

im-ke4 ùru-m zur!
Cardinal-wind guard this ritual.
  • Face the West, use your dagger to a pentagram in the air in front of you starting from the left point, and recite using your great voice:
Ĝe26-nu!
Come!

im-mar-tu-ke4 ĝe26-nu!
Westwind martu come!

izi dalad-ke4 ĝe26-nu!
Fire Alad come!

im-ke4 ùru-m zur!
Cardinal-wind guard this ritual.
  • Face the North, use your dagger to draw a pentagram in the air in front of you starting from the upper point, and recite using your great voice:
Ĝe26-nu!
Come!

im-si-sá-ke4 ĝe26-nu!
Northwind sisá come!

ki dlammař-ke4 ĝe26-nu!
Earth Lammar come!

im-ke4 ùru-m zur!
Cardinal-wind guard this ritual.
  • Face the East, your dagger to draw a pentagram in the air in front of you starting from the right point, and recite using your great voice:
Ĝe26-nu!
Come!

im-sa12-ti-um-ke4 ĝe26-nu!
Eastwind satium come!

líl dalad-ke4 ĝe26-nu!
Wind Alad come!

im-ke4 ùru-m zur!
Cardinal-wind guard this ritual.
  • If opening a ritual, face the south and recite the following:
dlammař-ke4 igi ĝe!
Lammar before me!

dlammař-ke4 igi-gal ĝe!
Lammar behind me!

dalad-ke4 zag ĝe!
Alad at my side!

dalad-ke4 zag-gal ĝe!
Alad at my other side!

da5 ĝe mul gíbil!
Surrounding me is the flaming star!

da5 ĝe dingir!
Surrounding me are the gods!

dingir za-me!
Gods be praised!
  • If at the close of a ritual, face the south and recite the following:
dlammař-ke4 za-mi igi ĝe!
Lammar before me be praised!

dlammař-ke4 za-mi igi-gal ĝe!
Lammar behind me be praised!

dalad-ke4 za-mi zag ĝe!
Alad at my side be praised!

dalad-ke4 za-mi zag-gal ĝe!
Alad at my other side be praised!

ma4 ĝe mul gíbil!
Leaving me is the flaming star!

ma4 ĝe dingir!
Departing from me are the gods!

dingir za-me!
Gods be praised!
Rosette
Pentagram (Proto-sumerian cuneiform sign Ub)

Pronunciation note: The subscript numbers and superscript d in transcribed Sumerian are an artifact of written Cuneiform and aren’t pronounced.

Edit 1/31/12019 – Corrected formatting, changed order, added positioning for alter

Sources Cited

http://sumer.grazhdani.eu/index.php

https://languagesgulper.com/eng/Sumerian_language.html

http://enenuru.net/html/misc/fourwinds.htm