The Yezidis sometimes use the name “Ankar” for Satan and the name Angar-Manyu for Ahriman in Zoroastrianism. 9 The Mishaf (Scripture) Resh (Black) the Yezidis believe was written by Shaikh Hasan al-Basri has been called “Black” because the word Satan is covered in it. Some believe it was the Quran with the words for Satan covered by wax. It measures 28 x 21 cm. and has a leather cover. The Yezidis also have a reputation for being adepts at black magick.
Martialis wrote:Maybe it's related to An + Ki (Heaven/Sky and Earth) or Kur (mountain) in Sumerian? There's also a city in Turkey named Ankara (from the Greek word for 'anchor') which might be related? Unlike 'barbarous words of power' it seems to actually mean something and overall seems out of place with everything else in that NAP invocation and is prolly not even necessary.
Jess wrote:Hi there,
I doubt Ankar has got anything to do with Ankara. Or vice versa.
Ankara is just a recent name of the capital city of Turkey which during ancient time was called Ancyre.
I would see more the Gray-Cobb's Ankar being the sikh representation of "OM" known for them as "ek oankar" (AKA ek onkar or ek omkar)
Ek in Urdu or in Hindi means one (Yek in Persian or Farsi)
Ong being the creative energy
and Kar meaning that this energy is in action.
BrotherM wrote:. From memory, it goes, "I call on the inner planes to witness thus: ANKAR YOD-HAY-VAW-HAY", which to me would suggest that ANKAR is somehow notariqon for the inner aspect of one's divinity, such as the HGA.
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