Nanna Initiation

For initiating into the magical energies of planetary Moon and the god Nanna.


Stones and Metals: Moonstone, Pearl, Silver, Emerald, Beryl, Crystal, Quartz

Numerical Value: 9, 30

Color: White, Silver, Light Green, Blue, Purple

Music: The Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd, Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd, Black One by Sunn O))), Black Earth by Bohren & Der Club Of Gore, The Bermuda Triangle by Isao Tomita

Symbols: crescent, mirrors, crystal balls, lakes, round seashells, milk, lite breathable fabric

Day of the Week: Monday

Scents: Camphor, Jasmine, Sandalwood, Willow, Copal, Lavender, Verbena, Opium

Wood: Willow

Herbs: Acanthus, Lily, Saxifrage, Yellow Flag, Camphor, Adder’s Tongue, Moonwort, Wallflower, Lemon, Eucalyptus, Chickweed, Poppy, Water Lily, Cabbage, Golden Seal, Cucumber, Privet, Watercress, Melons, Wild Rose, Dwarf Rocket Grass, Pumpkin, Willow, Mango. Lotus, Iris, Turnip, Wintergreen, Breadfruit, Seaweed, Lettuce, Purslane, Senna, Banana, Sugarcane, Kiwi Fruit, Sweet Sedge, Clary Sage, Arrach, Night-Blooming Cereus, Rhubarb, Ardue, Endive, Button Mushrooms, Sea Holly, Gourds, Lemon

Beverages: Lemonade, White Wine, Milk, Cream, Absinthe, Mead, Apple Juice, Pear Juice


  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 Nanna
  6. Perform initial steps of Enenuru-sig Aš-me
  7. Recite A hymn to Nanna (transliteration, translation)
  8. Use the scrying surface to perform scrying
  9. Thank Nanna
  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.