A compilation of all passwords, signs, and grips from the Adam Weishaupt and the Secrets of the Bavarian Illuminati comic which you can read portions of here. These are everything you need in order to infiltrate a meeting of the Bavarian Illuminati. 😉

Illuminati Minerval

Password: ἑκας, ἑκας, ἐστε βεβηλοι

Greek for Away, away, ye profane. Pronounced: Ekas, Ekas, este bebeloi.

Learn more about the Minervals here and here.

Grip - Sign of Recognition

Grip – Sign of Recognition

Gently press little finger into brother’s hand 3 times
Degree Sign

Degree Sign

Hold hand over eyes as if being blinded by the sun.

Illuminati Minor

Password: Cave ne cadas.

Latin for Take heed that you do not fall [from your high position].

Grip - Sign of Recognition

Grip – Sign of Recognition

Gently use thumb to press the back of brother’s hand 3 times.
Degree Sign

Degree Sign


Entered Apprentice

Word: Jachin

Bavarian-Illuminati-EA-Grip

E.A. Grip

Bavarian-Illuminati-EA-Sign

Degree Sign


Fellow Craft

Word: Boaz

*Ancient York Rite: EA: Boaz; FC: Jachin; MM: Mahabone (See Duncan’s Masonic Ritual and Monitor)

Bavarian-Illuminati-FF-Grip

F.C. Grip

Bavarian-Illuminati-FC-Sign

Degree Sign


Master Mason

Word: Mac Benac (“The Builder [Hiram] is smitten)

Learn more about the Illuminati Master Mason degree here.

Bavarian-Illuminati-MM-Grip

M.M. Grip

Bavarian-Illuminati-MM-Sign

Degree Sign


Illuminati Major

Passphrase: Nosce te ipsum. Response: “Ex te nosce alios.

Latin for Know thyself. and From thyself know others

Learn more about the Illuminati Major or Scottish Novice degree here.

Grip - Sign of Recognition

Grip – Sign of Recognition

Open coat to expoxe heart and gently kiss brother’s forehead.
Degree Sign

Degree Sign


Illuminati Dirigens

Password: Jehovah

Learn more about the Illuminati Dirigens or Scottish Knight degree here.

Grip - Sign of Recognition

Grip – Sign of Recognition Grap brother’s elbow.

Degree Sign

Degree Sign


Illuminati Priest

Password: I-N-R-I

Acronym for Iesus Nazarenus Rex Iudaeorum, latin for Jesus King of the Jews.

Learn more about the Illuminati Priest degree here.

Grip - Sign of Recognition

Grip – Sign of Recognition

Degree Sign

Degree Sign


Illuminati Prince

Password: Redemptio

Latin for Redemption.

Learn more about the Illuminati Prince or Regent degree here.

Grip - Sign of Recognition

Grip – Sign of Recognition

Grab brother’s both elbows.
Degree Sign

Degree Sign

Palms up revealing clean hands.

Tom A. Hidell

Tom likes to research conspiracy, write conspiracy and talk conspiracy. His current interests include the Bavarian Illuminati, the Illuminati and the New World Order.