The 72 Angels and 72 Demons assigned to the 36 numbered Tarot cards

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UPDATE, May, 2019.
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The following text is a very handy synthesis of all the known Angels and Spirits assigned to the 36 cards of the Minor Arcana of the Tarot deck. You will not find all these information together elsewhere!
Each one of these cards represents one decan (approximately 10 grades/10 days) of each zodiac sign. Each zodiac sign is represented by 3 Tarot cards; each Tarot card is assigned to 2 Angels, respectively 2 Spirits. 12 Spirits for each zodiac sign, the total of 144 Spirits for all the 12 signs.
Each Angel rules over five grades (half decan) while the Spirits are ruling one by day and one by night over ten grades (a whole decan).
I organised, filtered the information to be clear and immediately useful.
The cards are presented in the Zodiac order, the first car is Two of Wands which represent the 1st decan of Arise, and the last card is the Ten of Cups which represents the 3rd and last decan of Pisces. So, it starts on 21th of March and ends on 20th of March which corresponds to the Hebrew calendar which is a lunisolar calendar, meaning that months are based on lunar months, but years are based on solar years. The Hebrew calendar is originated in the Babylonian calender.
According to the Hebrew calendar, the year corresponding to the 2015-2016 period is Year 5776.
Too many charlatans are telling you that conjuring (invoking) it is safe and harmless, but most of the cases of possession and haunting are the result of this kind of practices going sideways. Sometimes these Spirits do not have any physical manifestation or form, but suddenly your life just turns upside down. For instance, you wish for a better job, and out of the blue, you lose your job. These kind of mundane things.
In my opinion, there is no significant difference between the so-called Angels and the Spirits (sometimes called Demons). I believe that all these Spirits are equally dangerous while they all need a vessel to be able to manifest in our world (universe) which means that they need to possess a human body. Far as we know, this kind of possessions never worked out well for the possessed ones, not for Jesus, nor for Hitler.
If somebody believes in Demons, he/she will see Demons; if somebody believes in Angels, he/she will see Angels; if somebody believes in Aliens, he/she will see Aliens and finally, if somebody believes in nothing, he/she will see nothing.
I do not recommend the practice of invocation (conjuring) for anybody. There are other ways and practices to get where we want to be. Invocation is a jump into the unknown. Some believe it is an opportunity to discover and overcome our limitations.
In a much more philosophical view, these demons are nothing but the well-guided secrets of our mind and soul. Each one of us is full of doubts, frustrations, fears and anxieties, each one of us is full of desires, dreams and hopes. These are our hidden demons of our mind and our soul, and by using Goetia and performing those invocations, we release them and free our self in the process.
This is quite an idealistic approach, but many believe it. This is something generated by the Jungian type of analysis and interpretation of dreams. It is quite exciting, but definitively too sophisticated to the human mind of the 15th-17th century when most probably the original texts of the Lemegeton were generated. And do not explain, nor justify the whole ritual and all those safety measures these books are recommended.
However, even if it is true, it does not mean that this is a less dangerous path.
Although if you are determined to conjure anyway, stay away from the 9 Chief Kings and start with the Earls and those few Spirits mentioned that still may have a chance to return to Heaven. Generally, as a Spirit is in a higher position is more dangerous and less friendly, willing to help. The Spirits are divided into seven hierarchical categories which are inspired by the medieval royal and noble ranks.
The 9 Cheif Kings are Asmonday, Bael, Balan, Beleth, Belial, Painon, Purson, Vine and Zagan. There is another folk, a Duke called Berith, and the grimoire said about him: “Notwithstanding what is said above it is written he is a great liar, and not to be trusted.” – he definitively pissed off somebody pretty badly!
The presumed “good guys” are Vassago, Focalor, Barbatos, Purson, Forneus and Marchosias.
The hierarchy of the Spirits is as follow: The Chief Kings, Marquises, Dukes, Prelacies, Knights, Presidents and Earls.
And for those who may wonder, a legion was a unit of about 1,000 men (in our case Spirits). Imagine what 20 legions can do in your living room! Or, for that matter, in your head!
The Angels are also divided into nine hierarchical so-called Orders or Choirs:

– the First Order of Angels which the Christians call the Choir of the Seraphim.
– the Second Order of Angels, which the Christians calls the Choir of the Cherubim.
– the Third Order of Angels, which the Christians calls the Choir of Thrones.
– the Fourth Order of Angels, which the Christians calls the Choir of Dominations.
– the Fifth Order of Angels, which the Christians calls the Choir of Virtues.
– the Sixth Order of Angels, which the Christians calls the Choir of Powers.
– the Seventh Order of Angels, which the Christians calls the Choir of Principalities.
– the Eighth Order of Angels, which the Christians calls the Choir of Archangels.
– the Ninth Order of Angels, which the Christians calls the Choir of Angels.

The Angels of the Ninth Order are closest to the material world, and the human begins. They deliver the prayers to God and God’s answers and other messages to humans. Angels can access any and all other Angels at any time. They are the most caring and social to assist those who ask for help.
The Archangels are taken to mean “chief or leading angel”.
In the New Testament Principalities refers to one type of spiritual (metaphysical) being which are now quite hostile to God and human beings.
The Powers are Warrior Angels against evil defending the cosmos and humans. They are known as potentates. They fight against evil spirits who attempt to wreak chaos on human beings.
The Virtues are known as the Spirits of Motion and control the elements. They are sometimes referred to as “the shining ones.”
The Dominions are Angels of Leadership. They regulate the duties of the angels, making known the commands of God.
The Thrones are the Angels of pure Humility, Peace and Submission. They reside in the area of the cosmos where material form begins to take shape.
The Cherubim are the second highest in the nine hierarchies or choirs of angels. They were closely linked in God’s glory. They are manlike in appearance and double-winged and were guardians of God’s glory.
The Seraphim are the highest order or choir of angels. They are the angels who are attendants or guardians before God’s throne. Seraphim have six wings, two cover their faces, two cover their feet, and two are for flying.
Regarding the invocation of the Angels. Each Angel has allocated a period of 20 minutes considered optimal for the invocation. The 72 Angels cover exactly a period of 24 hours starting at midnight. The first Angel, called Vehuiah should be invoked from 12.00 AM to 12.20 AM while the last Angel, called Mumiah should be invoked from 11:40 PM to 12:00 AM.
About Angels.
According to the Zohar, it was Moses and not God, who parted the Red Sea allowing the Jews to narrowly escape Pharaoh and the Egyptian army. Moses had a special formula.
This formula is called the 72 Names of God. The 72 Names are not names, as human names are. The 72 Names are 72 three-letter sequences composed of Hebrew letters that have the extraordinary power to overcome the laws of both mother and human nature. These 72 sequences are encoded into the Bible story that tells of the parting of the Red Sea as described at Exodus 14:19-21. They are like conduits that transmit various blends of energy from the Light into our physical world. By using the power of the 72 Names and overcoming their reactive natures, Moses and the Jews were able to accomplish the miracle of the Red Sea.
The shapes, sounds, sequences, and vibrations of the 72 names radiate a wide range of energy forces. The Light they emit purifies our hearts. Their spiritual influence cleanses destructive impulses from our natures. Their sacred energy removes rash and intolerant emotions, fear, and anxiety from our beings. The Hebrew letters are instruments of power. In fact, the Hebrew word for “letter” actually means pulse or vibration, indicating a flow of energy. The Hebrew alphabet transcends religion, race, geography, and the very concept of language. The three letters signify three spiritual forces—a positive charge, a negative charge, and a ground wire—to create a circuit of energy.
The 72 names are derived from Exodus 14:19-21, which in the original Hebrew have 72 letters each.
The King James Version is as follow:
“19 And the angel of God, which went before the camp of Israel, removed and went behind them; and the pillar of the cloud went from before their face, and stood behind them: 20 And it came between the camp of the Egyptians and the camp of Israel; and it was a cloud and darkness to them, but it gave light by night to these: so that the one came not near the other all the night. 21 And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and the LORD caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all that night, and made the sea dry land, and the waters were divided.” (Exodus 14:19-21)
The names are derived by writing the letters of the three verses one above the other, with no vowel points, spaces, or punctuation marks, the first from right to left, the second from left to right, and the third from right to left. The names are then read top down.
Additions -El and –Yah to the names create the names of the 72 Angels or as the kabbalist call them Geniis.
The combination of the principle of five with the principle of trinity now applies to the 72 Genii or Names or angels of God. These 72 Names are composed in the original Hebrew Kabbalah of three letters, to which either the power attribute -el or -iah is added, to create a five-lettered Name of God. Thinking in terms of Bardon’s system we could assume (speculatively), that El (God power) is a representation of the electric fluid and -iah (God mercy) represents the magnetic fluid, adding the two fundamental powers to the qualities of every single name. One further indication that this concept could be true is that the Bahir (see paragraph 8 of the Bahir and Kaplan’s commentary) states, that the letter “He” at the end of a word means the feminine quality of this thing, so we could say that the Yod of -yah reflects God (represented by a single point: Yod) in his feminine aspect (represented by He at the end of the word). Additionally, He represents the concept of holding. Both concepts parallel very well the concept of the magnetic fluid.
About Spirits (Demons).
It considered that King Solomon commanded the Spirits into the Vessel of Brass and sealed each one of them with their own seal.
The Lemegeton is a popular handbook of sorcery known from the 17th century.
The name Lemegeton is probably naively invented because of the compiler’s ignorance of Latin. He or she was no doubt familiar with the Clavicula Salomonis (Key of Solomon) and wanted to title this work the “Little (or Lesser) Key of Solomon;” this became “Lemegeton Clavicula Salomonis.”
The parts of the Lemegeton are as follows: Goetia, Theurgia Goetia, Ars Paulina, Ars Almadel and Ars Notoria.
The current text it is based on the text of The Lesser Key of Solomon (aka. Lemegeton or Clavicula Salomonis Regis) revisited by Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers, Aleister Crowley and more recently by Christopher S. Hyatt, David P. Wilson and Lon Milo DuQuette (of O.T.O.).
The books contain all the names, orders and offices of all the Spirits that ever he had any converse with, with the seals or Characters belonging to Each spirit, and the manner of calling them forth to [visible] appearance.

Excerpt from the book “Tarot of the Seals – A handbook to practical Magick” by Attila Blága. Full or partial use of this text for commercial or non-commercial distribution by any means whatsoever is strictly prohibited unless expressly authorised by the author.

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Two of Wands – Mars in Aries, March 21 – March 30.
Vehuiah (Deus Exaltator – The exalting God). He rules over the Hebrews. The name of God in that language is called Jehovah. He belong to the First Order of Angels which the Christians call the Choir of the Seraphim.
He’s ruling from 21th March until the 25th inclusively, but he also rules the following five days: 20th March, 31st May, 11th August, 22 October and 2nd January.
His invocation is made towards the East, from midnight (12.00 AM) exactly until 12:20 AM, to receive light. It is by virtue of these divine names that one may become illuminated by the spirit of God; one must pronounce them from midnight precisely until 12:20 AM.
The person who is born under the influence of this angel has abundant energy, due to the dominance of fire. She/he has a skillful nature; being blessed with great wisdom, a lover of the Arts and Sciences, capable of undertaking and executing the most difficult things. Due to the influence of Mars this person is passionate, impulsive and always looking for a piece of the action. Mars also reveals frustrations and anger issues. Mars is like the volcano of vitality inside you that must be released and channeled. Mars needs a mission, and can stir up serious trouble when repressed or thwarted.
Meditation on this name bring: Time Travel. Awaken remorse in your heart for prior misdeeds. Accept the frank spiritual truth that problems in your life are the result of past actions. Uproot the negative seeds that you have already planted and in doing so transform your past, reshape the present, and create a future full of joy and fulfillment.
The negative side of this angel influences turbulent men; and rules over promptness and anger.
Jeliel (Deus Auxiliator – The helping God). He rules over Turkey. These people give God the name of Aydy. He belong to the First Order of Angels which the Christians call the Choir of the Seraphim.
He’s ruling from 26th March until the 30th inclusively, but he also rules the following five days: 21st March, 1st June, 12th August, 23rd October and 3rd January.
One invokes this angel to calm popular sedition, and to obtain victory over those who would attack you unjustly. The invocation is performed from 12:20 AM to 12:40 AM.
Those born under this influence have a cheerful and sprightly spirit, agreeable and genteel manners; they are passionate in sex.
This angel rules over kings and princes, and keeps their subjects obedient; he has influence over the generation all beings which exist in the animal realms; here establishes peace between spouses and maintains conjugal fidelity.
Meditation on this name bring: Recapturing the Sparks. To quell conflicts. To obtain victory over those who attack unjustly.
The negative side of this angel dominates everything detrimental to animate beings; it delights in sundering spouses by distracting them from their duties; he inspires a taste for celibacy, and bad morals.
Bael (Ruling at day), The First Principal Spirit. Bael it’s a King ruling in the East. He rules over 66 Legions of Infernal Spirits. He can appear in many forms, sometimes like a cat, sometimes like a toad, and sometimes like a man, and sometimes all these forms at once. He speaks hoarsely. He can make the Magician invisible.
Phenex (or Pheynix) (Ruling at night), the Thirty-seventh Spirit. He is a Great Marquis and he governs 20 Legions of Spirits. He has hopes also to return to the Seventh Throne after 1,200 years more, as he said unto Solomon. He appears like the bird Phoenix, having the voice of a child. He sings many sweet notes before the Magician which he must not regard, but eventually he must require him to assume human form. Then if required he will speak marvelously of all wonderful sciences. He is an excellent poet and he will be willing to perform your requests.

Three of Wands – Sun in Aries, 31 March – April 9.
Sitael (Deus Spes – The God of hope). His attribute is God, the hope of all creatures. He belong to the First Order of Angels which the Christians call the Choir of the Seraphim.
He’s ruling from 31th March until the 4th April inclusively, but he presides also over the following days: 22nd March, 2nd June, 13th August, 24th October and 4th January.
One invokes this angel against adversity. The favorable time for invocation begins at 12:40 AM up to 01:00 AM.
Sitael protects against weapons and wild beasts. Loves truth, will keep his word, will oblige those in need of his services.
A person born under this influence loves truth; keep his word and takes pleasure in helping those who need assistance.
Meditation on this name bring: Miracle Making. Free yourself from all selfishness, envy, anger, and self-pity. By rejecting these negative temptations, you free to invoke this Name thereby igniting the power of miracles in your life.
The negative side of this angel rules hypocrisy, ingratitude and perjury.
Elemiah (Deus Absconditus – The hidden or concealed God). He corresponds to the holy name of God: Allah in the Arabic language. He belong to the First Order of Angels which the Christians call the Choir of the Seraphim.
He’s ruling from 5th April until the 9th April inclusively, but he also rules over the following days: 23rd March, 3rd June, 14th August, 25th October and 5thJanuary.
One invokes this angel against spiritual torment and to know the names of traitors. The favorable time for his invocation begins at 01:00 AM up to 01:20 AM.
Elemiah helps against mental troubles and for the identification of traitors. Governs voyages, sea travels. Industrious, successful, keen for travel.
This angel rules over travel, maritime expeditions, and he rules over useful discoveries. The person born under its influence will be industrious, happy in his enterprises, and will have a passion for travel.
Meditation on this name bring: Eliminating Negative Thoughts. Switching off the destructive thoughts that emanate from the ego. In the space that you will open, a gentle radiance of spiritual Light will appear.
The negative side of this angel rules over bad education, discoveries dangerous to society; he brings hindrance to all enterprises.
Agreas Agreas (or Agares) is a Duke under the Power of the East and He have under his government 31 Legions of Spirits. He was an Angel of the Order of Virtues.
He comes in the form of an old fair man, riding upon a crocodile, carrying a goshawk upon his fist. He is mild in appearance. He makes them to run that stand still, and brings back runaways. He teaches all languages and tongues. He has the power to destroy dignities both spiritual and temporal, and causes earthquakes.
Halphas (or Malthus, or Malthas) is a Great Earl and he rules over 26 Legions of Spirits. He appears in the form of a stock-dove and speaks with a hoarse voice.
His office is to build up towers, and to furnish them with ammunition and weapons, and to send warriors to places appointed.

Four of Wands – Jupiter in Aries, 10 April – 20 April.
Mahasiah (Deus Salvator – God the saviour). He corresponds to the holy name of Teut or Theuth, after the Egyptian language. He belong to the First Order of Angels which the Christians call the Choir of the Seraphim.
He’s ruling from 10th April until the 14th April inclusively, but he rules over the following five days as well: 24th March, 4th June, 15th August, 26th October and 6th January.
One invokes this angel to live in peace with the entire world. His invocation is performed from 01:20 AM till 01:40 AM.
Mahasiah – To live in peace with everyone. Governs high science, occult philosophy, theology, the liberal arts. Learns easily, keen for honest pleasures.
He rules over the high sciences, occult philosophy, theology and the liberal arts.
The person born under this influence learns all that they desire with ease; has an agreeable physiognomy and character, and will be keen on honest pleasures.
Meditation on this name bring: Healing. The power of this Name brings the energy of healing at the deepest and most profound level of your being, because it help you accept full responsibility for your present condition, and because you can use your energy to concentrate on others who also need healing.
The negative side of this angel rules ignorance, libertinage and all bad qualities of mind and body.
Lelahel (Deus Laudabilis – The laudable or praiseworthy God). He corresponds to the name Abgd, from the Ethiopian language. He belong to the First Order of Angels which the Christians call the Choir of the Seraphim.
He’s ruling from 15th April until the 20th April inclusively, but he rules over the following days: 25th March, 5th June, 16th August, 27th October and 7th January.
One invokes this angel to acquire knowledge and to cure illnesses. The invocation is performed from 1:40 AM to 2:00 AM.
Lelahel – To acquire knowledge and cure disease. Governs love, renown, science, arts and fortune. Features include ambition and fame.
The person born under this influence will love to converse, and will acquire fame through his talents and actions.
Meditation upon this name bring Dream State: With this Name you will dream truthfully. Your soul will ascend to safe and loving places during the night. You will awake each morning recharged. Reinvigorated. Renewed in body and spirit. Wiser.
The negative side of this angel rules ambition; he brings men to want to elevate themselves above their fellow man; he influences all those who seek to acquire a fortune through illicit means.
Vassago is a Mighty Prince and he governs 26 Legions of Spirits. He is of the same nature as Agares. This Spirit is of a Good Nature, and his office is to declare things Past and to Come, and to discover all things Hid or Lost.
Malphas is a Mighty and Powerful President, he governeth 40 Legions of Spirits and gives Good Familiars. He appears at first like a crow, but after he will put on human shape at the request of the Exorcist, and speak with a hoarse Voice.
He can build houses and high towers, and can inform you of your enemies’ desires and thoughts, and that which they have done.

UPDATE, May, 2019.
Tarot of the Seals. Your ultimate instrument for practical and Ceremonial Magick.
Due to the total lack of involvement and support for the project, the work on this deck has been postponed indefinitely.
Also, 99.9% of the text of this article has been also removed.
Thanks for your understanding.

Related article: Esoteric, mesoteric and exoteric

These are the seals of all the 72 Spirits of “The Lesser Key of Solomon”:

The seals of the 72 Spirits of the lesser Key of Solomon

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14 Responses to The 72 Angels and 72 Demons assigned to the 36 numbered Tarot cards

  1. Lisa says:

    When will this Tarot be available for purchase ?
    Thank you

  2. Admin says:

    Hello Lisa!
    Thanks for asking and wish you happy holidays!
    I am planning to have released the deck and the accompanying book next year (2019). I will post updates to this post soon as I will have news.
    Best wishes!
    Attila

  3. Luciano says:

    Hello my friend, I would like to buy this tarot, when it is available I leave my email, or how I can do it

  4. Admin says:

    Thank you for your interest.
    I intended to publish the deck at the end of 2018 but I had to postpone. At this point, I am not sure when and how the deck will be published, but I will update this post soon as I will have news.
    Best regards,
    Attila

  5. STEPHANO DIAZ CAVALCANTE says:

    I -Need- this tarot, is there a way we Can keep in touch so i stay informed about publishing dates?
    I really need to know the corresponding Angel to the Spirit of Eligos

  6. Admin says:

    Hello Stephano!

    Thanks for your comment. In one way or another, this Tarot will be published, most probably this Autumn (Fall of 2019). To make it easy to stay updated, I added a subscribe widget to the right sidebar of the webpage. Best regards, Attila

  7. Stephano Diaz Cavalcante says:

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  8. Admin says:

    I thank you!
    There is still a lot of work ahead, but hopefully, I will get there.

  9. Andy says:

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  10. Admin says:

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  11. Gerardo Castillo Bohon says:

    W hen will yo u ha ve t hem A vailable?

  12. Admin says:

    Hello Gerardo!
    I thought I was quite specific. Did you read the update at the beginning of the post?
    Please, read it – or read it again.
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  13. I just found your project of the 72 seals and am sorry to see you had to suspend it. It would truly be a worthy deck in the right hands. Perhaps the current will direct it take shape in the future.
    Best regards,
    Billy Wohlsifer

  14. Admin says:

    Thank you, Billy!
    Meanwhile, several creators inspired by my work or accidentally published several different decks involving the seals or summoning spirits. I think I saw at least 5 or 6 decks only the last couple of months.

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