For initiating into the magical energies of planetary Earth and the goddess Ninhursag.
Stones and Metals: Iron, Granite, Quartz, Green Agate, Kunzite, Moss Agate, Malachite, Alum, Olivine, Green Calcite, Peridot, Cat’s-eye, Salt, Chrysoprase, Stalagmite, Coal, Stalactite, Emerald, Black Tourmaline, Green Tourmaline, Green Jasper, Turquoise, Jet
Numerical Value: 10
Color: Green, Brown
Music: Music with nature sounds
Symbols: Mountains, Omega, Acorn, Valleys, Caves, Rocks, Salt
Day of the Week: Any
Scents: Musk, Myrrh, Pine, Earthy
Wood: Oak, Pine, Maple, Ebony
Herbs: Patchouli, Ferns, Club Moss, Ambrette, Rice, High John the Conqueror, Parsley, Comfrey, Meadowsweet, Carnation, Woodruff, Pine, Dittany of Crete, Mandrawke, Primrose, Storax, Oak, Nuts, Thrift, Valerian, Ivy, Oats, Lady’s Slipper, Barley, Cypress, Wood Betony, Wheat, Cedar, Horehound, Corn
Beverages: Coffee, IPAs, bitter drinks
- Gather a number of correspondences
- Lite 2 candles on the alter
- Sprinkle holy water
- Pour out a corresponding scented oil into the oil cylinder
- Pour out a corresponding libation to Ninhursag
- Perform initial steps of Enenuru-sig Aš-me
- Recite A Hymn to Ninhursag
- Use the scrying surface to perform scrying
- Thank Ninhursag
- Perform finishing steps of Enenuru-sig Aš-me
- At the completion of the ritual, put out the candles using the blade of your knife
- Dispose of the contents of the offering bowl and cup (We mustn’t reuse what was given to a deity.)
- Clean up your area
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.