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Black Witchcraft

Foundations of the Luciferian Path

By Michael W. Ford, Akhtya Seker Arimanius


The nature of ‘Skir-hand’ Witchcraft in the ancient and modern world is

of anti-nature, or rather the word “Antinomian” is a greek form meaning

“against the law”. This word makes reference to rebellion from a

structure or spiritual design of the masses, the majority and whatever

the current ideological mainstream may be at that time. Witchcraft, no

matter for what intent or form, has always stood outside any

conventional acceptance within society – either by the religious hierarchy

(even though it keeps their organizations called Church together and

making money) or even governmental ones. To provide a distinct

understanding of Luciferian Witchcraft from which I am an initiate of, I

must write directly of experience and the vision which all initiates, past,

present or secret, have brought to the current and how it manifests

today. No longer should those of Luciferian nature be forced to denounce

the darkness inherent within us all; witchcraft as with the human or

daemonic spirit is both dual natured, light and shadow, bestial and

angelic, ad infinitum.


The word ‘Black’ within the context of writing here is in reference to the

hidden nature of the Sinister Craft, it is both the depths of initiation

which runs deep in our souls, and the future possibility by the atavistic

urges which may be harnessed into powerful tools of refining and

strengthening our consciousness. The Order of Phosphorus is an

initiatory guild of practitioners of sorcery from a Left Hand Path point of

view. The word ‘Black’ is described by Idries Shah as being identified

with the sound of FHM in the Arabic tongue, which is ‘black’ meaning

‘wise’ and equally with ‘understanding’. Shah writes further that black

holds a connection with hidden wisdom, thus the phrase, “Dar tariki,

tariqat” which means “In the Darkness, the Path”. The Order of

Phosphorus is symbolic of fire illuminated from clay, of light emerging

from darkness. The magicians and witches of this 'Skir-hand' Guild are

equally focused on not only low sorcery, but utilizing the hidden nature

of darkness to reveal Light within themselves. Here we find the

foundation and essence of Baphomet, the Father of Wisdom. The

Sabbatic God is both the union of the Beast and the Whore, Ahriman

(Satan, Samael) and Az (Lilith, Babalon) which beget Cain (by the circle of

Leviathan, the Serpent of the Depths). An initiatory image of Cain as

Baphomet (by Soror Lilitu Azhdeha) may be found in “The Book of Cain”

and represents the Black Lord of the Sabbat as a form of the Adversary.

A representation of this path may be found in my publications,

“Luciferian Witchcraft: A Book of the Serpent” which contains the

grimoires “Book of Cain”, “Goetic Sorcery”, “Yatuk Dinoih”, “Nox Umbra”,

“The Paitisha”, “Azothoz”, “Vox Sabbatum” and much more. The

infamous “Book of the Witch Moon” also has presented a foundation for

the darker aspects of sorcery and vampirism, which Aleister Crowley

alludes to in “De Arte Magica”. The reader who holds interest in the

provenance of the Witches Sabbat in consideration of the Luciferic gnosis

referred to in this article may have recourse material to seek in the

aforementioned titles as well as works by Kenneth Grant who continued

the Initiatic work of Crowley and Spare from the 1950’s onward.


Symbolism and Commitment

“The model of Left Hand Path Sexual Magick is a challenge which moves

beyond the constraints of sociological limitation; it is taboo without

psychological degradation, self-motivational empowerment through

becoming as a God or Goddess, to discover your weaknesses and

strengths.” ADAMU – Forbidden Sexual Magick

The definitions of the Left Hand Path has long been a clouded and often

misunderstood definition. Essentially, the Left Hand Path is by universal

perception as being the mutation or transformation of consciousness into

a divinity or divine conscious, this is done by the process of the practice

of Magick and Sorcery to achieve the motion of the body and mind

towards a higher perception. The Black Adepts of The Order of

Phosphorus and the Black Order of the Dragon are magicians who are

committed to process of self-determined magical exercises to refine and

expand their consciousness; through physical and mental activity. This

includes but is not limited to, Sexual Magick, Ceremonial practice and

Solitary workings of all kinds to seek the initiatory results of Magick



“This is not a path of prayer and supplication, but recognition of the

sorcerer's own inherent powers. The forces of Darkness are called upon as

a means of self-expression, self-empowerment, and self-deification.”


Nathaniel Harris, (author of WITCHA- A Book of Cunning, Mandrake of

Oxford, and current Magister of The Red Circle, England) from the

Introduction to “Luciferian Witchcraft” by Michael W. Ford

Black Witchcraft as defined within the afromentioned grimoires is about

self-deification but also the further expansion of consciousness,

transforming the mundane into the divine, thus the antinomian and

Satanic symbolism. But herein is cipher and clue to the essence of the

Luciferian path, it is both commitment and the possession of the lower

and higher aspects of Daemonic identification which empowers the

Godforms found in the forbidden and black grimoires of such as ADAMU,


no mere psychodrama and within the circle of the wise does the magician

seek a higher spirit outside of his or her being; they seek it within and

the choreography and instruments of ritual are merely self-empowered

tools to aide in the process of Becoming. 'Skir-hand' Witchcraft within

has been inspired from the family lines of Nathaniel Harris and family,

'Skir' meaning "left hand" or "sinister".


“The Circle within Luciferian Witchcraft represents the very binding space

of the sorcerers body, both of spirit/celestial and flesh/infernal. It is the

symbol of both the Sun and the Moon, the sphere which begets strength

and the very focus of the Magician.” ADAMU – Forbidden Sexual Magick

by Michael W. Ford


The ritual tools within the Black Tradition are as various as the witches

themselves. Some create fetish servitors, embodied and often created

demonic familiars bound to objects, created from animal remains, blood

or sexual fluids to form a visualized shade which holds significance to

the sorcerer himself. Some create dolls and others use little or no exterior

tools or implements. What holds tradition among such Adepts is the

commitment of the Luciferic Spirit within. This is the mind of the

practitioner which has been liberated through antinomian practices and

thought, by this determined focus that the Will of the Black Adept has

transformed he or she into a Daemonic Being. Within ancient Persian

practice, the Ahriman (Satan) created daemon Akoman (meaning Evil

Mind) is the Luciferian Mind which seeks liberation and independence

from the mass or herd mentality, to become something ‘other’ by the

forbidden or ‘evil’ path of Magick or Witchcraft.


Certain tools within the Craft Sinister are often considered ‘haunted’

objects, empowered by ongoing ritual practice by the witch or sorcerer

which gives the fetish a seeming life independent from their own,

however always usually in accordance to their Will. Ritual instruments

such as the Tibetan Kangling, a Trumpet made from the thigh bone of a

hanged man, a ritual knife known as an Athame, according to Idries

Shah as ‘adhdhame’ being ‘bloodletter’, used in Sabbat ritual practice to

focus the Will or Cast the Mind into the determined direction of ritual

Magick; the blade representing the Luciferic Mind of the magician. The

Skull Cup, made from the top part of the human skull, makes a drinking

bowl used in ceremonial or solitary practice. None of these ritual tools

are required for practice, which depends solely on the means and

predilection of the sorcerer.


Godforms hold specific power within the cults of witchcraft as what is

empowered from the practitioner themselves. The Gods and Goddesses

would not exist in any tangible form if humanity did not empower them;

either subconsciously or consciously, thus by the Adept becoming does

the Godform become. Deific energy is a source not only based within the

blood of the practitioner, of the atavistic or primal recesses of the human

mind. This Deific energy or power may be recalled into the flesh and

conscious mind of the practitioner, thus one finds the knowledge

undertaken by earlier sects such as The Golden Dawn, the Maskhara of

the Arabic and Asian tribes, Austin Osman Spare’s Zos Kia Cultus, etc.

There are numerous rituals explored by Luciferian Sabbat practitioners

within The Order of Phosphorus and the Black Order of the Dragon

which utilize old methods of lycanthropy and the ‘shedding of flesh’, of

shape shifting by dream in Therion form to go forth to the erotic

convulsions of the Infernal Sabbat.


The God of Luciferian Witchcraft is Seth-an, or Set (the same as Samael,

Satan). This is the Egyptian Prince of Darkness, a Lord of Chaos and

sorcerous power. Set should not be considered merely a God in an

anthropomorphic sense, rather a deific force which is the very essence of

our being. When Azazel or Lucifer brought to Cain the Black Flame of

Consciousness, this was as too Set’s gift to mankind. By working in the

circles of Luciferian Craft, you are merely fulfilling your ancient heritage.

While some choose paths less dangerous than this; the reality of

witchcraft as a Luciferian Gnosis cannot be denied. The Great Work in

reference to Set is for the magician to seek divinity, that is awareness,

individuality and personal power. By believing in yourself rather than

something ‘higher’ than you (The only Higher Angelick or Demonic being

is YOU, the Luciferic Angel or Holy Guardian Angel) you become as your



Within the Black Tradition the Luciferian Trinity which is composed of

Samael – Lilith – Cain hold significance in the model of practice within

the cult. This Trinity is an alchemical process of becoming in which the

magician aligns and utilizes the deific associations of Samael – Lilith –

Cain to transform their consciousness into the divine essence which is

Baphomet, the Head of Knowledge. To described Samael, a small section

as follows is from LIBER HVHI, a ritual work which defines the deeper

and darker practice of the Left Hand Path in terms of Witchcraft.


“For the Devil is called Diabolus, that is, flowing downwards: that he

which swelled with pride, determined to reign in high places, fell flowing

downwards to the lowest parts, like the torrent of a violent stream.” –The

Fourth Book of Occult Philosophy

“It is written in the Bible that Samael/Satan fell from heaven as lightening,

being a flash downwards, who before the fall, was a guarding Seraph

around the throne of God. After his fall he was a master of death, the very

poison of God yet he was also a Giver of Life, being the father between

fallen angel and woman. In later Jewish writings, Samael is associated

with the name Malkira, which Morris Jastrow Jr. associated with Malik-

Ra, being “The Evil Angel” and the name Matanbuchus, being a form of

Angro-Mainyush or Ahriman. Here does the circle become closed and the

nature of the First Angel become perceived or sensed. In ongoing ritual

work, the magician begins identifying his or herself with Samael (and

Lilith) within the parameters of their own life and initiation.

The Lord of the Earth, being a name ascribed to Samael (Satan) and his

fallen angels and demons, are but considered astral spirits, that which no

longer take physical form, but may become manifest through the magician

or witch who may make a “pact” with them, being initiation and dedication

to the Left Hand Path. Samael is the patron spirit of the Left Hand Path, as

his Word is what formed our thoughts and gave us the inner fire of the

Black Flame, our individual process of thought and free will. The

magicians who aligned their will with the Left Way, that of Samael (the

Devil), were given powers over the earth in one way or another; all the

while strengthening, defining and expanding their conscious. In Exodus 7

the magicians were able to make frogs and serpents by the power they

obtained in the Devil, thus such creatures are astral forms of Ahriman

(Samael) and the dreaming body of witches and sorcerers.” -Liber HVHI


Here we can see that Samael or Satan/Shaitan, is not the all devouring

aspect, but also the savior of humanity and the original planter of the

seed of light in our being. Through Cain did his lineage survive and

continue on spiritually to this present time.

Lilith, being the Bride of the Devil, is one part of the Adversary as being

the dark instinctual side of man and woman, feminine, yet horrific and

loving all within the same breath. Lilith is known by the Semitic “Layil”

which a word is meaning Night, but also the name of the demon of the

storm. Lilith is associated with the screech owl and other beasts of the

wild, as it is where she went after she left heaven to wander the earth.

She is considered one of the Three Assyrian demons being Ardat Lilit,

Lilit and Lilu, but rather these may be just variations of her name. It is

suggested by some Hebrew scholars that Lilith was worshipped by exiled

Jews from Babylon as a goddess of the wilderness.


Lilith as described in post-biblical literature is viewed as the Queen of

Demons, she went to the caves near the Red Sea and copulated with

fallen angels to beget other demons, she also taught (according to

Manichaean lore – Az) the fallen angels how to form bodies and have

sexual relations to give life to other ‘dragon children’. She was said to

have been the reunited with her mate Samael (Ahriman) after the fall,

when he would not be roused by his fellow fallen ones and demons, only

the words of Az (Lilith) could rouse him. He then kissed her form and

caused menstruation, which was passed on to all women as Lilith is

directly connected with their fiery and dark sides.

The Goddess of Luciferian Witchcraft is Lilith or Babalon, as described

previously. She is also Hecate, the Darkened Moon Goddess of the

Cunning Circle, whose blessing is both youth, imagination and death.

The Son is within you and that is Cain, the Baphometic Daemon whose

magick is the core essence of the religion of sorcery. The very circle

casting rite as written by Gerald Gardner presents the Mother of

Witchcraft, “Mother, Darksome and Divine, Mine the Scourge and Mine

the Kiss, The Five-point Star of Love and Bliss”. Within the circle there is

the very Graal of the Adversary, that through Self-Love can the essence

of the Pentagram be sensed and understood. He refers to Hecate or Lilith

(via Diana) as being “Hell's dark mistress, Heaven's Queen.” This is the

dual nature of the Devil and his Bride, the Adversary. That by both

Sabbat rites does the cup of Heaven (Aethyr, Luciferian Sabbat) and Hell

(Infernal, Chthonic Sabbat) are filled.

Cain was the Son born of by some accounts Samael (the Devil) and Lilith

(through Eve), the first Satanist and Witch.


“It is said within the dark traditions that the Bible is mistaken with

regards to Cain’s true parentage. Cain was in fact a half human, half

demon bastard child of Adam and Lilith. It was for this reason that the

Lord would not accept his offerings and prayers, rather than any specific

demands of animal sacrifice. The tale continues with Cain being cursed to

wander the earth as a vagabond, with the ground he tills never giving

bounty.” – Nathaniel J. Harris, The Mark of Cain, the First Satanist and

First Murder.


In certain rabbinical literature, the Daughters of Cain were those who

joined in sexual union with the Fallen Angels, the Watchers, and gave

birth to the Nephilim, the Giants who were war like and brutal. They

were said to have populated the earth in plenty, and attacked the

children of Seth. In Manichaean lore, the Queen of Demons and spiritual

initiator of Cain, Lilith – Az, taught the fallen angels to form physical

bodies and join with others sexually. It is suggested also by writers

Kaufmann Kohler, W.H. Bennett and Louis Ginzberg that the Children of

Cain spent their days at the foot of a mountain (Eden?) practicing in wild

orgies with the music of Lucifer through that created by Jubal. Women,

the first Pairikas or Faeries/Witches, in their beautiful appearances,

invited the sons of Seth (children of god) and copulated with them,

bearing other children. This Jewish Folklore presents the earliest forms

of the Witches Sabbat as a Luciferian celebration and practice of sexual



“To Philo, likewise, Cain is the type of avarice, of "folly and impiety" ("De

Cherubim," xx.), and of self-love ("De Sacrificiis Abelis et Caini"; "Quod

Deterius Potiori Insidiari Soleat," 10). "He built a city" (Gen. iv. 17) means

that "he built a doctrinal system of law-lessness, insolence, and

immoderate indulgence in pleasure" ("De Posteritate," 15); and the

Epicurean philosophers are of the school of Cain, "claiming to have Cain as

teacher and guide, who recommended the worship of the sensual powers

in preference to the powers above, and who practiced his doctrine by

destroying Abel, the expounder of the opposite doctrine" (ib. 11).” – The

Jewish Encyclopedia, compiled by Kaufmann Kohler, W. H. Bennett,

Louis Ginzberg


Herein we can see that Cain is thus a flesh and blood embodiment of the

Luciferian Path itself, he is the Son of Satan and Lilith, the dark essence

which is deeply connected with Eve, the wife of Adam. Cain is not only

the patron father of Witches, also the symbol of the initiate upon the

antinomian path.

Nathaniel Harris, an hereditary British Witch, whose long involvement in

various magical circles and authorship of grimoires not only within the

Black Tradition, but also that of the traditional Witcha path, is bold

enough to present ideas of our spiritual lineage found in the dreaming

minds of the Cunning Brothers and Sisters.

The symbolic Mark of initiation, which Aleister Crowley termed the Mark

of the Beast of the Apocalypse in “The Book of Thoth”, has brought

different interpretations of its form, but the function itself is clear.


“This mark, or stigma, may have been a reference to some form of

tattooing. The story may have originally referred to the nomadic tribe of

the Kenites, itinerant metal-smiths who believed themselves to be the

descendants of a Cain, related also to the Midianites and Israelites who

traveled the desert rift of Arabah from around the 13th to 9th centuries

BC. They would avenge the murder of any tribe member severely. This

mark was later equated in the times of witchcraft persecution with the

marks given to initiates of the cult. Historically, Cain is recognized as an

initiator throughout various heretical societies, including the ancient

Toadsman fraternity, The Skull and Bonesmen, and the Horse

Whisperers.” - Nathaniel J. Harris, Witcha, A Book of Cunning

(Mandrake of Oxford)


This mark is represented as being a symbolic Marking of Antinomian

Commitment, of being awakened to the Path of the Devil and his Bride,

to becoming through the Daemonic Spirit inherent within our blood. This

dynamic process has been represented in the “Luciferian Witchcraft”

grimoires in various manners, in Yatuk Dinoih, I have presented a

system coherent with Cainite Workings based on the isolated spirit as

embodied in the Flesh of the initiate, being as represented as Paitisha,

the “Rite of Zohak” and other workings within the grimoire. The spirit of

Baphomet or the Sabbatic Goat, the God of Witches is revealed thus as

Cain himself, the Bestial God who has shed the flesh to the Daemon

head of the Therion formed Witch-God or Goddess.


Once one has began the process of separation, ignorance falls away as

clay burnt with blackened flames, the spirit lifts up to dance in twisted

widdershins forms, the body and shadow and light copulate to the

Musick of Jubal Cain and the Sabbat Circle is complete.


Foundations of Skir-hand Witchcraft


The suggestions of the foundation of sorcery and cunning craft is from

the earliest legends, memories and mythology of mankind. Cain who

wandered east to the Land of Nod became essentially, according to the

“truth of the circle” the first Satanist and Witch, whose children beget

children and the blood line of the cunning were born. It is suggested in

some Jewish lore that the daughters of Cain were the ones to seduce or

copulate with the fallen angels, the Watchers.


It is beginning with the Watchers that the balanced aspects of Angelic

and Satanic Magick are found – it is the very atavistic depths in which

this bloodline still rests deep within our psyche, along with the serpents

and Therion-Atavisms within our flesh. “The Book of Enoch”, translated

from the Ethiopian by R.H. Charles, in the 69th Chapter, presents the

names and therein sorcerous essence of the Luciferian Angels, who are

the very foundation of the Arte of Magick. The mentioned Watchers who

descended again to earth were: Samjaza, Artaqifa, Armen, Kokabel,

Turael, Rumjal, Danjal, Neqael, Baraqel, Armaros, Batarjal, Busasejal,

Hananel, Turel, Simapesiel, Tumael, Turel, Rumael, and Azazel. These

are among the names of the Chiefs of the Watchers who came into flesh

upon the earth. Jeqon led the others to earth to begin to lust for the

daughters of Cain. Asbeel was said to have given evil council to the Sons

of God, being the Watchers, that they should go forth and copulate with

the daughters of Cain. Gadreel taught unto man, woman and child the

blows of death and creation of armor and weapons. Penemue taught unto

the wise the art of ink and writing, as well as the bitter and the sweet,

good and evil. This is the spirit who gave unto the Cunning the Book of

Arte, which brought forth both Demon and Angel, those hidden

Therionick Forms of Darkness-made-flesh, the art of lycanthropy.

Kasdeja taught men the art of working with demons and spirits, as well

as abortions and the Secret art of the Noon tide Serpent, Tabaet. The

Angelick spirit Kasbeel was the bringer of the Oath, when he was with

the heavens, his name was known as Biqa.


I seek to mark an emphasis on the eclectic conceptual ideas of Skir-hand

Witchcraft within the Circle, that all may arise from their imaginations

the arcana of the Luciferic Spirit, be it of darkness or light. As the

realization of initiatory experience is known by the individual, there is no

longer a sense of emptiness regarding the ownership and commitment

within the heart of the witch; it is known and believed according to the

predilection of the Adept. The ritual workings found in the “Luciferian

Witchcraft” grimoire and other collections by myself present actual

workings to manifest both infernal and Luciferian spirits and atavistic

shades, that the sorcerer may encircle them within his or her own arcana

of practice. One may make reference as to foundation by the Goetic

Sorcery grimoire, which presents a left hand path alignment with the 72

Daemons of the Shemhamforasche, but rather the rituals which prepare

the magician for the summoning and encircling of such spirits. An

Invocation of the Holy Guardian Angel, Azal’ucel, as well as the

Invocation of the Adversary prepare the mental outlook of the magician,

that rather than adopting a Christian dogma, the Daemonic spirit is

illumined within through determined and willed practice. This may also

make considerations for the commitment needed for this path and circle

of Luciferian Witchcraft, that even within workings of light, the witch is

becoming in the Blackened Flame of Azazel (in a sigillic and mantraspoken

form, Azal’ucel). This is obviously a serious point of introspection

needed by the individual before pursuing, a level of skill which is almost

sensed rather than learned. Here can be understood as the Calling of

Witch Blood of Our Father the Devil, by Cain and Tubal Cain, Witch

Initiator of the Blackened Forge and his Mother Lilith-Az, does the

Initiatic Stream of the Watchers survive. Those of the Yatu – or Sorcerous

Path of Ahriman within the Circle of ritual evocation, known as Azothoz,

does the Therion – Atavistic shadows emerge from the darkness of flesh.

Azothoz in the lore of the circle represents the Alpha and Omega, being

the Beginnning and End which is also the primal current of the serpent,

or Az – Azhi Dahaka, the Dragon King of Persian sorcerous lore.



The Great Work as within the model of the Witches Sabbat proves a

challenging and darksome journey wherein the initiate drinks deep from

the Skull Cup filled with the venom’d blood of Seth-an, who then eats of

the Flesh of Abel and whose blood is offered to his own Angel-Demon, the

very essence and representation of the Great Work itself. The Sabbat as

being a dual participation of both dreaming and ceremonial/solitary

ritual is represented as the fleshing of desire and belief, wherein the

arcana of Cain is revealed to the intiate, where there is no further

difference between the Great Whore Lilith-Az and Samael as the

Adversary, all are one through the expanding and deification of the

magician. In summary the witch becomes a vessel and expression of

Ahriman and his Bride, thus the Circle of Lucifer is complete and the

casting has brought forth Cain, thus the initiate is the first of Witch

Blood and the Skir-hand Gnosis of Shadow and Light.



The very foundations of the Luciferian Witchcraft gnosis is found in the

circle, they very place of summoning which has the scribed names of

Infernal Deific forces, from Azazel to Ahriman in Ancient Persian

Cruciform, to medieval Luciferic sigils which announce the embodiment

of Satanic Power; our very heritage and spiritual lineage. This article is

aimed at enlightening those who would condemn it first hand without the

consideration for it’s deeper meaning; but it must be known that those

who walk this path are considered cursed and condemned by society,

once you walk the path of initiation, the Devil’s Blood is within your

veins, your very shadow is the darksome dance of Daemon and Angel,

Cain and Lilith..



The ritual of the Sabbat within The Order of Phosphorus is one which

echoes the ancient terms and ideals which describe the rite. Some seek

to leave the flesh at night and fly forth in spirit to the circle, yet others

find ceremonial practice more to their liking; while others practice in

solitary and their imagination opens forth the gates to the infernal and

celestial gathering. In “Ecstasies: Deciphering the Witches Sabbat” by

Carlo Ginzburg, he describes one rite which the attributes mentioned

hold resonance with not only present practice, but ancient practice as

well. “the devil appeared to them in the shape of a black animal –

sometimes a bear, sometimes a ram. After having renounced God, faith,

baptism and the Church” and goes on to described horrific rites of

cursing. Another section mentions witches wearing the skin of wolves to

transform themselves. This is a process of atavistic resurgence and is

still practiced today, while in the affirmation of the Devil is a deeper

association to self-deification and the recognition of the conscious mind;

the lycanthropy practiced is the atavistic summoning of the Therion –

shades within the body and mind.


In summary Skir-hand Witchcraft can be seen as a rational and

strengthening practice; that dedication requires more than curiosity and

the results and benefits are known to those who are willing to

instinctually dedicate themselves. The current of Luciferian Sorcery is a

powerful and multicultural gnosis; it speaks to those who may hear it

and uplifts those who dare practice it.


Further Reading:

Luciferian Witchcraft: A Grimoire of the Serpent by Michael W. Ford

Book of the Witch Moon by Michael W. Ford

Liber HVHI: A Grimoire of the Qlippoth and Infernal Sorcery by Michael

W. Ford

Liber Satangelica by Nathaniel J. Harris (Privately circulated)

WITCHA: A Book of Cunning by Nathaniel J. Harris (Mandrake of Oxford


Ecstasies: Deciphering the Witches’ Sabbath by Carlo Ginzburg

The Sufis by Idries Shah

Secret Societies by Idries Shah

The Book of Shadows by Gerald Gardner

Michael W. Ford is the Magister of The Order of Phosphorus, a closed order

of solitary initiates and The Black Order of the Dragon, the inner guild

based around Yatukivah – Persian and Chaos sorcery. He is the author of

“Luciferian Witchcraft :” which contains 12 different grimoires including the

Left Hand Path Tantric Grimoire, Adamu, a forbidden book of Sexual

Magick, Goetic Sorcery, a Luciferian approach to the 72 Spirits of the

Shemhamforasche, Yatuk Dinoih and other works focused on the

darksome rites of the path of Shadow Sorcery and so-called Skir-hand

Witchcraft, introduced by Nathaniel J. Harris, a Hereditary Witch from the

UK. Known as Akhtya Seker Arimanius, Ford also is the author of Liber

HVHI, an explaination of the Luciferian trinity and the rituals of the

Qlippoth, The Book of the Witch Moon which features an introduction by

Chaos Magician Peter J. Carroll and numerous articles and essays.

Michael W. Ford’s grimoires may be found here: