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incantation (noun) chanting of magical words or a magical formula.
A set of special words supposed to have magical power and uttered by magicians, babas and swamijis, who claim to have magical powers while performing things not humanly ordinarily possible is incantation. These words or the uttering of them is incantation. Magicians and others claiming to have superhuman powers chant these incantations to conjure things.
- The Baba raised his hand, opened his palm and uttered incantations following which, there appeared, as if from nowhere, a gold ring.
- The Swami uttered a few words of incantation, and as if in response to it, sacred ash came out in a stream from off his palm.