The Anki Pillar Exercise

The Anki Pillar Exercise

Modern practice

An excersize inspired by The Middle Pillar ritual by Israel Regardie.


Stand facing towards the Ekur

Perform the Emru Kakkabu ritual.

Visualize yourself in the heavens among the stars and speak the following incantation:

an ensi an-ke

Visualize yourself in the sky among the clouds and speak the following incantation:

dingir-en-lil ensi ĝiš-hé-ke

Picture yourself on Earth with your feet in good soil and speak the following incantation:

dingir-nin-ḫur-saĝ-ĝa ensi ki-ke

Picture yourself below the earth submerged in the Abzu and speak the following incantation:

dingir-en-ki ensi ab-zu-ke

Picture yourself in Urugal, the great city of Kur among the dead, and speak the following incantation:

dingir-ereš-ki-gal-la ensi kur-ke

Visualize yourself raising up out of Kur, through the Abzu, through the Earth, through the sky and out into the heavens among the stars.

Perform the Emru Kakkabu ritual again.


Sources Cited

Weschcke, Carl Llewellyn. “Middle Pillar Exercise.” Middle Pillar Exercise, Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd., 30AD, www.llewellyn.com/encyclopedia/article/26326.