by Harmony Pax CW: Spoilers Deep mouthed in their thrones deep seatedThe choirs of the aeons declareThe last of the demons defeatedAnd man was the lord of the airAleister Crowley, "The Pentagram" Many movies convey the message of initiation in the new aeon. Although some of them are obviously archetypal in nature, such
by Frater Ammonas Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. "Civilization is crumbling under our eyes..."Aleister Crowley, Confessions Living Ideology An ideology, to become a living and breathing philosophy, must meet the needs and demands of those who adopt it. Philosophies are dead words and empty sounds unless they are
by Soror Falcon Ordo Templi Orientis (OTO) is unquestionably the biggest, the most well-known, and the most recognizable organization dedicated to Aleister Crowley's magical system (or philosophy) of Thelema. Crowley has been an almost mythical figure, appearing throughout pop culture since his death from being on the cover of the Beatles'
by EIEIO420 Headlines from the exciting world of Thelemic "culture": Baphomet cannot serve as Priest and Priestess In a stunning rebuke to the androgynous entity, the EGC — the ecclesiastical armpit of OTO — was officially barring Baphomet from performing both Priest and Priestess role simultaneously. Baphomet was reported as having remarked that
by selki girl Late Registration I’ve owed Thelemic Union this piece for over a year. Technically speaking, I wouldn’t even qualify myself as a Thelemite proper. By definition, I’m a relative outsider to your world. As far as credentials go, I get along with a handful of Thelemites on twitter who appear to
by Vincent St. Clare I enjoy “rambling” on comparisons and parallels between various thinkers; in particular I like to compare Aleister Crowley to his contemporaries, and compare their respective ideas—though I’ve never put these comparisons (and correlations) into text before now. In this essay I intend to do just those things,