Enlil Initiation

For initiating into the magical energies of planetary Jupiter and the god Enlil.


Stones and Metals: Amethyst, Tin, Turquoise, Lapis-Lazuli, Dark Sapphire

Numerical Value: 4

Color: Purple, Deep Blue

Music: “Jupiter” from The Planets by Holst, Something royal or that makes you think of the wind, rain and storms

Symbols: Mooring-Rope, Wind, Rain, Horned Crown

Day of the Week: Thursday

Scents: Petrichor, Balm, Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Abramelin

Wood: Fir, Pine

Herbs: Agrimony, Endive, Hollyhock, Asparagus, Hyssop, Vanilla Bean, Avens, Jasmine, Salsify, Balm, Myrrh, Chestnut, Betony, Oak, Papaya, Borage, Pinks, Meadowsweet, Chervil, Sage, Viper’s Bugloss, Cinquefoil, Sumac, Bilbury, Costmary, Datura, Anise, Dandelion, Turnip, Toadflax, Dock, Nutmeg, Currants, Tonka Bean,

Beverages: Papaya Nectar, Dandelion Wine, Jasmine Tea, Malt Whisky


  1. Gather a number of correspondences
  2. Lite 2 candles on the alter
  3. Sprinkle holy water
  4. Pour out a corresponding scented oil into the oil cylinder
  5. Pour out a corresponding libation to Enlil
  6. Perform initial steps of Enenuru-sig Aš-me
  7. Recite Enlil in the E-kur (transliteration, translation)
  8. Use the scrying surface to perform scrying
  9. Thank Enlil
  10. Perform finishing steps of Enenuru-sig Aš-me
  11. At the completion of the ritual, put out the candles using the blade of your knife
  12. Dispose of the contents of the offering bowl and cup (We mustn’t reuse what was given to a deity.)
  13. Clean up your area

Works Cited:

Opus, Rufus. Seven Spheres. Nephilim Press, 2016.

Cunningham, Scott. Cunningham’s Book of Shadows: the Path of an American Traditionalist. Llewellyn Publications, 2009.

Cunningham, Scott. Cunningham’s Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs. Llewellyn Publications, 2013.

Cunningham, Scott. Cunningham’s Encyclopaedia of Crystal, Gem and Metal Magic. Llewellyn Pubns., U.S., 2017.