Ask A Daemonolatress: Does the order in which I invoke matter?

Dear S. Connolly: Do I invoke the demon I’m working with before Satan in the circle or after Satan? Someone told me to do it before, while I understand some articles say after. This is very confusing. Answer:  In the standard, elemental ritual construct, in my tradition at least, Satan is … Continue reading

Ask A Daemonolatress: Oration, Lamentation, and Monologues

Something showed up in my inbox today and it’s been a common topic in recent months. “How will I summon Zagan. I don’t know what to say cus there must be something you’ll say before they come to you what are those steps to take pls tell me’ Apparently, enns … Continue reading

Daemonic Shamanism: A Beginner’s Guide

New from William Briar! Discover journey-work and explore the cosmos from a Daemonolatry perspective! Develop personal purification rituals, sharpen your astral senses, and build a temple in the Otherworld. Visit elemental realms and absorb their energies to balance and fortify yourself. Meet with familiars and mentors on the Daemonic plane. … Continue reading

When Magick Doesn’t Work

Cross-Posted from My Blog Sometimes, despite our best efforts and intentions, magick doesn’t work in a situation. Especially situations where you’re influencing other people. Even seasoned magicians have this problem at times (though most likely won’t admit it). I’ve learned over the years how to tell if the magick I’m considering … Continue reading

On Banishing

Cross-posted from my personal site. As stated in last month’s post about meditation, people often misunderstand my position on things because they may have only read a single book or two of mine. To fully understand my positions, however, it is often necessary to read my entire body of work. Just … Continue reading

New Release: Lake of Fire – A Daemonolater’s Guide to Ascension

Jump into the Abyss and learn to communicate and path work with the Daemonic Divine through ascension practice. In Lake of Fire: A Daemonolater’s Guide to Ascension, Daemonolatress S. Connolly discusses the practice of ascension in theory and technique. Included are ascension formulas, meditations, astral work, dream work, and fear … Continue reading

Daily Practice, Now With Motivation! #domagick

Today I wanted to talk a little bit about the importance of doing regular magical work. I’ve blogged about this before. Author and personal close friend of mine, Andrieh Vitimus, is starting up his new site this month (February) called Do Magick. For those of you who remember the Magickal … Continue reading

6 Reasons Daemonic Invocations Fail

[This post is cross-posted from www.s-connolly.com] Okay, so I’m sure there are more than six reasons that a Daemonic invocation could fail (in the manifestation department, both literally and figuratively). There could be any number of reasons based on the exact circumstances of said invocation/evocation (pick your poison).  But I’ve … Continue reading

Give 2017 A Magical and Spiritual Head Start With These Easy Tips

Pagans of all kinds set lofty goals at this time of year. Some will aim for the stars and end up with a handful of glitter instead. That’s not necessarily a bad thing. Despite what Master Yoda says, there’s value in effort alone. A magician who screws up a ritual … Continue reading