Jupiter Ritual from Picatrix
Book III, Chapter 9
The OPERATION OF JUPITER
translated by Christopher Warnock, Esq.
When you wish to work through Jupiter, work in the day of Jupiter [Thursday], with the Sun in Sagittarius or Pisces and the Moon in the head of Aries (because this is the exaltation of the Sun). And prepare a clean and bright house, a cauldron and a good and rich cloth and the house should be suitable to the work.
And in your house at the head of a large table place above [the table] a strong tripod and put before it a censor composed of the metal of Jupiter [traditionally tin].
And on the table place musk, camphor, lignum aloes and other good smelling things and civet and similar things. And mix one [measure?] of mastic with the pie and bring about a mixture of the wet and dry.
And in the middle of the table place a large lit candle and behind the candle place a pomegranate and cook and broil the flesh of a ram, a chicken and a pigeon and fill the dish full and at the head [of the table] pour a jug full of wine and place a clear vessel.
And above the table place a branch of myrtle and as we have said before, suffumigate mastic and lignum aloes at the head of the table and suffumigate mastic in the other parts of the house and no one should be in the house besides yourself.
And say, "Demuez, Armez, Ceylez, Mahaz, Erdaz, Tamyz, Feruz, Dyndez, Afrayuz, Tayhaciedez." These are the all of the names of the spirits of Jupiter in six parts of Heaven. The interpretation of the name Afriduz and the others following is, "Come and enter all of you spirits of Jupiter and smell the perfumes and eat from this dish and do as you wish" and say the preceding 7 times.
When this order is complete, call together friends and associates and prepare food and eat and drink together and perfume with perfumes and suffumigate with suffumigations.
This is the true prayer of the planets that the Roman wise men were accustomed to make during the year, specifically for Jupiter.
The Picatrix states that the above ritual should be done, "in the day of Jupiter [Thursday], with the Sun in Sagittarius or Pisces and the Moon in the head of Aries (because this is the exaltation of the Sun)." Picatrix Bk III, ch. 9. An example election appears below.
We have the Sun in Sagittarius, the Moon in Aries and it is Jupiter day. As a bonus it is the planetary hour of Jupiter as well.
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