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GIRP Fire, and Salamanders


I performed the GIRP Fire-under unusual circumstances-today. I planned the timing out so that elemental tide and Planetary hour were positive....and ended up having to perform the ritual outside instead of my usual temple space.

This was interesting-having the wind blowing and the moon shining down added a certain something to the ritual. Also, wearing simple clothing and not robes helps keep passerby from assuming you're a madman.

I was not about to miss this window, though-I went out and got it done.

The ritual resulted in a couple of notable things-one was an introduction to a Salamander. He told me that he was local-that when summoning elementals the specific one you get depends on who's around. That's assuming your call is general, and you don't have a particular entity in mind. For some reason Salamanders have been lizards in my head-I've read too many fantasy novels in my day...the thing stood much like a man, only it wasn't solid. It was (of course) composed of flame and heat in my vision. It spoke clearly and quickly. It was very willing to assist me, and seemed very eager to Do Something, whatever that something might be.

Another interesting bit was the vision I saw while performing the ritual-normally I don't see the actual Element invoked surrounding me, but this time I closed my eyes after the Invocation, opened them, and saw a ring of fire and eyes around me.  Not as if they were physical of course, but layered over my vision in the way of these things. Large eyes, lot's of undulating, moving fire. The colors were rich, and mostly bright. This was strange and unexpected; it would have been perfectly normal were I Scrying, but this was a purely Invocatory ritual. Perhaps it had to do with the ritual timing. Who can tell with these things? There are so many possible variables. We'll see if this is consistent-perhaps I've lucked my way into better clairvoyance. Not holding my breath on that on.




  1. This is a very interesting observation. We know that the right timing has some influence in results (or should have) but here you really have proof. I wonder what the salamander was eager to do (yo unever know, maybe a trap?)

    In L.V.X.

    P.S. hope the studying is going well....

  2. Ave Fra Arcad,

    I didn't actually summon the fellow; I invoked the Element, and he just sort of stepped out of the ring I perceived outside of my I didn't give him anything in particular to do, only made his acquaintance. I'm wary of spiritual entities that volunteer their services unrequested....The studies are going very well-I'm finding the new curriculum/information available to be very stimulating!

    I hope that your studies are going smoothly as well, Frater,

    In LVX,



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