middle eastern magick part 1: sahiriin

16 Apr

Sihiriin is one of oldest middle eastern magick. as old as  the jewish kabbalah. and both are rooted in summerian magick. as well egyptian magick
it was orignally practice by shamans whom once inhabit the arabian peninsula and found it’s way in the myth and lore of arabia and most of the middle east.
the shamans were called sihir or sahir. that name is still used among the peoples of the middle east to describe a sorcerer, a mage, a witch,  a wizard. they were both male and female. as a female they were called sahira or sahirah.
the sihir  were both hereditary and non hereditary. the latter was taking on an apprentice. and passing on what is learned. however it depends on the locale. and the choice of sahir.
sahir use many forms of meditation and magick. they are best known in summoning Djinn. but they summon other races of awraah which means spirits. (this i had posted about in an earlier blog post. and later i will go into details). about the various spirits that include Djinn, Lilitu, Ardat Lili, Shedim, Gallas and gods that they called upon such the Anunnakai and Igigi.
they practice various forms  of magick like using magick squares to conducting seances. as well as summoning spirits pretty much the same way as any Path.
they also were early practioners of Zar rituals that is used mostly by modern female shamans in the middle east such as Sheikas.
they,  like other shamans can journey to the spirit world. and other worlds.
.and as other shamans they had spirit companions and spouses. the latter were the ardat lili and ardu lili. as well as various Djinn.

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