Demons and Sh*t – Emma-O

Name: Emma-ōType/Title: Overlord of HellOrigin: Japanese Buddhism Emma-ō is a demon I’d been mostly unfamiliar with. I found the name in Anton LaVey’s Satanic Bible, as one of his Infernal Names to be invoked during the Invocation to Satan. After doing a bit of research, I realized I was more familiar with Emma-ō, or King […]

Demons And Sh*t – Crowley

Name: CrowleyType/Title: Fallen angel, “Master” to the nuns of St. Beryl’s Chattering OrderOrigin: British; Good Omens My first pop culture demon! Not only is Crowley (or Crawly, as he was called in Eden) my favorite character, but he’s also pretty spot on in terms of my, and other Satanists’, view of Satan. Crowley is the […]

Demons and Sh*t – Bael

Name: BaelTitle: KingOrigin: Judeo-Christian Bael is one of many Judeo-Christian demons that originated as a pagan god. Or, more accurately, many pagan gods. The Semitic word Ba’al, from which Bael’s name is derived, means “lord,” and has been associated with several ancient Semitic pagan gods, including the Phoenician god El, and the Judaic god Yahweh […]

Demons And Sh*t – Asmodeus

Name: AsmodeusType/Title: Lust demon, prince of HellOrigin: Judeo-Christian; Dungeons and Dragons Not only is Asmodeus a figure which appears in Christian mythology, he is also a name featured in Dungeons and Dragons lore. To the Christians, Asmodeus is the lustful prince of Hell who inspires infidelity and adultery. He was among those angels who fell […]

April A to Z Reveal

There is no proper blog post this Sunday. Only this announcement. Starting April 1st, I will be participating in the April A to Z blogging challenge. Since the name of my blog is Playing With Demons, I figured for my debut into this challenge we could actually play with some demons! Not literally though. Demons […]