By Kyle B. Stiff
…”I Am the Great I Am
In Hebrew, Yahweh can be translated into “I am”. This comes from the Book of Genesis, when Moses asked for the name of the being giving him orders, and it responded, “I am that I am”
Yod He Vav He
This could be an ultimate assertion of existence, or even a monotheistic claim of isolated existence, as in, “There are no other gods but me.” This is also a great thing to say during a magickal ritual; you’re becoming the focus of the entire universe and thus have power over matter.
Again, the Gnostic perspective is that there are many gods, but Yaldabaoth, being blind and demented, believed he was alone….”