...the [A∴A∴] system which was given to me to put forward is only one of many. “Above the Abyss” all these technical wrinkles are ironed out.
Crowley wrote that in chapter 9 of Magick Without Tears. Although the context of the statement was a discussion of the Secret Chiefs, the
by Sister Georgia
A wise Thelemite said to me that we, as Thelemites, should not succumb to shame and guilt. How do I explain that, as a woman, feelings of shame and guilt towards my own experiences - particularly those involving sex and men and power - has been bred into
"So therefore Our Law of Thelema is justified also of Biology and of Social Science. It is the true Way of Nature, the right Strategy in the Way of Man with his Environment, and the Life of his Soul."
—Aleister Crowley, Liber Aleph
In a recent issue of Agapé, John Crow wrote a
by Antonio Lau
Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law.
"Ra-Hoor-Khuit hath taken his seat in the East at the Equinox of the Gods..."
—Liber AL, chapter 1, verse 49
"Thou art tossed about in the grip of the storm for an aeon and an aeon and an aeon."
Ye olde morality
Nearly every human alive has heard of the Ten Commandments that Moses brought down from Mount Sinai - the ten "thou shalt not"s. This system of ethics as set forth literally in stone by God and delivered through Moses is practically the perfect symbol of what I
Thelema is neither liberal nor conservative. In fact, to reduce Thelema to any political ideology is both to demean it and to fundamentally misunderstand it. And yet, much of the turmoil within the Thelemic community and within OTO in particular is grounded on this very thing, to the detriment
by Lon Milo DuQuette
Excerpt from Ask Baba Lon: Answers to Questions of Life and Magick By Lon Milo DuQuette New Falcon Publications, 2011
Dear Baba Lon:
I have been studying books on the “western esoteric tradition” for a couple of years, and have developed a particular appreciation for Aleister Crowley’s works and