He will give his angels charge of you,
To guard you in all your ways.
вторник, 11 март 2014 г.
Baal (Bael, Baell)
One of the
and 72 spirits of
Many small deities of ancient Syria and Persia carry
this name, which means “the lord,” but the greatest
Baal was an agricultural and fertility deity of Canaan.
The son of
, the high god of Canaan, Baal was the
lord of life, and ruled the death-rebirth cycle. He
engaged in a battle with Mot (“death”) and was slain
and sent to the underworld. The crops withered, until
Baal’s sister, Anath, the maiden goddess of love, found
his body and gave it proper burial. The Canaanites
worshiped Baal by sacrificing children by burning.
According to the Zohar, Baal is equal in rank to the
According to the
, Baal is a king ruling
in the East and governs 66 legions. Baal has three
heads: a toad, a man, and a cat. He speaks with a
hoarse voice. Bael is invoked to impart invisibility and