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Term: enoch


Enochian: Relating to Enoch.

Enoch: A scribe who lived for three-hundred-and-sixty-five years on earth before “God took him” and turned him into an angel (Genesis 5:23–24) known as Metatron.
source: Praying with Angels, by Richard Webster

Enochian: A system of magick channeled by Dr. John Dee, advisor to Queen Elizabeth I, and his assistant Edward Kelly. It was attributed to Enoch by them, and is sometimes called “Angelic.” The system was further developed by the Golden Dawn.
source: Modern Magick, by Donald Michael Kraig


Literally “He who walked with God.” Hebrew prophet said to be the seventh master of the world following Adam.



Enoch is described in the Jewish bible and other extrabiblical sources. According to Lewis Spence, he is considered the seventh master of the world after Adam. He has been equated with the Egyptian deity Thoth. An Apocryphal book written about 100 b.c.e. is attributed to him, but only fragments remain. It is said that he didn’t die, but was “translated” (i.e., carried away) to heaven and will return at the end of time. John Dee and his assistant, Edward Kelly supposedly communicated with Enoch who communicated an entire system of magick to them. This is known as Enochian magick.


Enochian Magic
The Enochian system originated with the ceremonial skrying of Dr. John Dee and Edward Kelly toward the end of the sixteenth century in England. Dr. Dee was one of the foremost thinkers of his time—a Hermetic philosopher/magician who was also a ...
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Enochian Magic
The Enochian system originated with the ceremonial skrying of Dr. John Dee and Edward Kelly toward the end of the sixteenth century in England. Dr. Dee was one of the foremost thinkers of his time—a Hermetic philosopher/magician who was also a ...
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What is Enochian Magick
Enochian Magick is a special branch of magick that was begun in modern times by Dr. John Dee, court astrologer to Queen Elizabeth I, and his psychic partner, Edward Kelly. Dee and Kelly discovered an ancient language they called the Angelic, or ...
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History of Enochian Magick
Enochian Magick was first presented to the public in modern times by Sir John Dee, the court astrologer to Queen Elizabeth of England. Dee was born in England in 1527, and was a magician as well as an astrologer. Working with Edward Kelly (sometimes ...
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Enochian Yoga
The word Yoga means "to unite" or "to yoke together." The ultimate goal of Yoga is to unite the personal self with the spiritual Self, the human with the divine. The goal of Magick (or at least of High Magick) is also to unite the personal self with ...
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Enochian Monad Model
The model of the universe used to explain Enochian Magick is called the Enochian Monad Model. The Monad is a single, indivisible consciousness center above the first and highest Aethyr. When this Monad descends into the Aethyrs, it divides itself ...
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Enochian Deities and Hierarchies
Enochian Magick denies the existence of a personal, absolute Deity, or God. Instead, the Enochian view of God agrees with the Buddhist teaching of a plurality of deities, with none supreme. The word supreme implies an end beyond which we cannot go; ...
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Dangers of Enochian Magick
The dangers of Enochian Magick have at certain times been blown out of all proportion, and at other times carelessly denigrated. Aleister Crowley, for example, casually dismissed its dangers, and his writings leave the risks to the student’s karma. ...
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How the Enochian Tarot Works
How can a deck of cards show you what will happen in the future? How does the Tarot work? In order to work, a Tarot deck must be an authentic microcosm of the macrocosmic universe. In other words, it must be structured in the same way that our ...
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Introduction to Enochian Tarot
The Magickal Universe is that portion of the universe that is invisible to our physical senses. It contains the inner worlds of the magician. The Enochian Tarot conforms with the structure of the Magickal Universe as taught by Enochian Magick, and ...
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