Utu Initiation

For initiating into the magical energies of planetary Sun and the god Utu.


Stones and Metals: Gold, Carbuncle, Diamond, Chrysolite, Topaz, Citrine

Numerical Value: 6

Color: Gold, Orange

Music: “Firebird’s Child” from Blessings by S. J. Tucker, Power from NSDX007 by SKisM, Powerful upbeat music

Symbols: Mace, Saw, Sun Rays, Sun Disk, Fire, Measuring Rod and Line

Day of the Week: Sunday

Scents: Cinnamon, Myrrh, Ylang Ylang, Turmeric, Frankincense, Abramelin

Wood: Oak, Laurel, Maple

Herbs: Angelica, Heliotrope, Saffron, Frankincense, Peony, Lovage, St. John’s Wort, Mastic, Ash, Marigold, Storax, Benzoin, Bay, Corn, Sundew, Myrrh, Burnet, Rice, Sunflower, Arnica, Camomile, Mistletoe, Tormentil, Damiana, Celandine, Laudanum, Vine, Henna, Centaury, Rosemary, Pineapple, Orange, Eyebright, Rue, Grapefruit, Cashew, Cassia, Heart Trefoil, Olive, Cinnamon, Walnut, Holly, Ginseng, Almond, Cloves, Juniper, Coconut, Raisins, Oak, Helianthus, Peanut, Turmeric, Ylang Ylang

Beverages: Red Wine, Coffee, Tea, Orange Juice, Grapefruit Juice, Mead, Fireball, White Wine, Margarita, Daiquiri, Piña Colada


  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 Utu
  6. Perform initial steps of Enenuru-sig Aš-me
  7. Recite Adoration of Utu
  8. Use the scrying surface to perform scrying
  9. Thank Utu
  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.