Necronomicon Gate

“…the Necronomicon, a highly secret magical text released in paperback.” – William S. Burroughs.

This symbol, called the Necronomicon gate, or the”gate of Yog-Sohoth,” is a faux sigil usually found on the cover of an edition of the legendary and quite fake “Necronomicon,” a falsified grimoire based on the work of horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft.

For a more detailed look at this fabled work, see: Necronomicon, truth or fiction?

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Me February 18, 2017 at 1:44 am

Our truth is far stranger than any fictions


you'll know me soon enough May 6, 2016 at 1:34 am

It is the symbol of the Trinity combined.A promise to coexist.Whosoever bears this symbol will walk freely amongst all of creation without regard or disregard.Neutral or Gray in this creation.


Nathoth April 7, 2014 at 6:46 am

Lovecraft, is to me, on the same level of mystic knowledge as any god, or star people.


Ben Davis February 17, 2014 at 5:21 pm

I’m amazed that so many people put so much faith into a symbol from a fictional book from fictional stories by a 1920′s horror writer.


Gravejoke March 20, 2014 at 10:40 pm

It’s the power fiction holds over so many people (including myself, once): if I think it’s true, it’s true.


F. Waked January 23, 2016 at 1:17 am

I’m amazed that so many people put so much faith into a piece of wood which a dude was (or maybe even wasn’t) nailed on.


Nobody April 14, 2016 at 12:32 am

I’m not religious but even I know your missing the point, It’s not about a piece of wood or a cross, it’s about the faith people have in something more powerful than themselves.


Anonymous February 11, 2016 at 10:46 am

its amazing how so many people put so much faith in a fictional book written over 100 years ago


Dwigth March 7, 2016 at 7:17 pm

I´m amazed that so many people put their fait on a torture instrument, that appeared in a world bes selling fantasy book of an anonymous writer


Sylvester March 22, 2016 at 10:31 pm

As Gravejoke said, if you think it’s true, then its true, faith doesn’t come from a symbol, it comes from you


ianw1984 April 7, 2017 at 1:21 am

ehhh thats true in a sense. just because you have faith in something dosent mean its real.


Ronnie Solbakken April 23, 2016 at 4:07 pm

All symbols are “fictional”. Why would it be less amazing that people put their faith in any other symbol? A symbol is just a symbol, either way, unless you’re dealing with what the symbol represents to someone.

And when you look at what the Necronomicon and HP Lovecraft’s mythos represents and means to people, you suddenly arrive in a realm of very real things.

That doesn’t mean that Cthulhu is real, but it does mean that the Necronomicon comes from somewhere, within HP Lovecraft. And I hope you’re not saying that HP Lovecraft is a fictional individual.


Hound December 14, 2013 at 7:45 pm

I’m 16 which is quite young to be reading this type of stuff. But I honestly don’t care and I have an interest of this. I’ve bought the necronomicon and performed 2 rituals of my own which have worked. All you have to do is believe, follow your interests and try to keep a diary of your findings and/or performances. Leave a reply if u want more information.


Thosima May 1, 2013 at 10:40 pm

Lazlo, how does one measure the success of an occultist?


Michael Luna October 31, 2012 at 1:21 am

I c thru all these symbols if yall could only C my face…. It’s like sometimes I don’t need any symbols, sometimes I feel like He talks 2 me….. Aids me…. Happy Halloween everyone today is my night……


Niroht October 26, 2012 at 10:19 pm
dylan warner October 25, 2012 at 10:44 am i read something else on this. I plan on getting this tattoo either on my shoulder or my neck.


james December 24, 2011 at 1:42 am

Ive seen what it can do when i was 15 now I am 33 and still scared to mess with it again…….. it is one that you need to control and understand before messing with


Brandon December 9, 2011 at 2:33 am

I just god this symbol tattooed on one of my fingers not because i’m stupid, but because I’m a huge Evil Dead fan and they mention this book a lot.


Lazlo June 3, 2011 at 11:57 pm

#1 – I’ve been an Occultist for nearly 30 years, and have used many different techniques and combinations there-in.

#2 – If the Necronomicon is such a fake, care to explain why it has been used so effectively by Occultists all over the world?

#3 – I’m not actually suggestion its history is “authentic” mind you (although admittedly Simon makes a VERY solid argument to exactly this claim in his later books) , merely that regardless of its origins, someone got it right somewhere along the lines.

~ Lazlo ~


Dopesick Datura May 22, 2011 at 12:17 pm

I believe the abstract quality of the lines of the stars conjoined in this circle of the necronomicon symbolizes the ease in manipulating ones reality and the importance of self-interpretation of spiritual practices. The necronomicon is a personal mythology so as to further the development of the immortally enlightened, as we all know development, even spiritual is infinite in scope.


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