The Satanic Rituals

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The Satanic Rituals
The Avon Books edition
Author Anton LaVey
Country United States
Language English
Subject Magic, ritual
Genre Occult
Published 1972
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages 224
Followed by The Satanic Witch

The Satanic Rituals is a book by Anton Szandor LaVey published in 1972 as a companion volume to The Satanic Bible. It is a collection of nine rituals with an introductory essay to each. The Satanic Rituals includes the child baptism ritual used by Anton LaVey at the first publicly recorded Satanic baptism in history for his youngest daughter Zeena (in The Satanic Rituals, LaVey dedicates the ceremony to Zeena). The child Satanic Baptism garnered world-wide publicity and was first recorded and released, with other rituals, in the vinyl LP The Satanic Mass, originally released on LaVey's own label, Murgenstrumm, 1968.[1][2][3][4]

It was published by Avon Books as a 224-page paperback. It has also been published in hard-cover (by Buccaneer Books, 1991), and with a textbook binding (by Universe Books, 1978).

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  1. ^ "The Satanic Mass/Zeena's Baptism Track A9 go to 3:42". 
  2. ^ "The Satanic Mass, Track A9 (Zeena's Baptism)". Murgenstrumm, 1968 Vinly LP. 
  3. ^ "Satanist Anton LaVey Baptising Daughter". San Francisco, California, USA: Bettmann/CORBIS. May 23, 1967. LaVey [...] said the mystic ceremony was the first such baptism in history. 
  4. ^ "clippings of Zeena's baptism world wide".