(Greek) Not to be confused with the Christian term "demon." The Daemon of Socrates is the inner instructor, the Divine Spirit who guides the soul to perfection. In the original Hermetic works the name has a meaning identical with that of "god," "angel," or "genius." The name was given by ancient people to all kinds of spirits, whether good or bad.


"In these studies of Kabbalah, we need to be practical; there are authors who write marvels, but when one looks at them, one realizes that they have not lived what they have written; they did not experience it in themselves, and that is why they are mistaken. I understand that one must write what one has directly experienced by oneself. I have proceeded in this way for my part."

Samael Aun Weor, Tarot and Kabbalah