by Frater Praemonstro
Thelema casts itself as the antithesis and remedy to the restrictive and self-debasing doctrines of Christianity. But modern mainstream Thelema, while yet in its infancy, finds itself repeating this same pattern of repression, clericalism, and self-loathing. This may seem a controversial statement, but as I will lay out
by Brandy Williams
Aleister Crowley was determined to impress his new wife, Rose (nee Kelly). For their honeymoon he planned a world tour. He showed off his big game hunting prowess. He organized a night in the King’s Chamber of the Great Pyramid where he performed a goetic invocation. One night
by Sib. Ayin / R.A.D.
Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law.
Was Aleister Crowley (Baphomet) non-binary in terms of gender identity? A few sources seem to suggest he did not identify exclusively as "male" (in this life, or previous ones) despite his biological sex. If so,
by Fra. In Sterquiliniis Invenitur
“If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is, Infinite. For man has closed himself up, till he sees all things thro' narrow chinks of his cavern.” ― William Blake, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
Sexual magic is a magical
by Frater Aletheia
A Gestalt of the Goal of the Magical and Mystical Path
Yoga constitutes one of two central pillars in the system of practical and spiritual attainment encompassed by the Law of Thelema—the other pillar of course being Magick. From his exposure to Yoga, Crowley took what he thought were
by Rodney Orpheus
Recently on Facebook I posted a link to cracked.com’s piece on 5 Things You Won’t Believe Aren’t In The Bible and was challenged (by some person with an evil sense of humour) to do the same thing with Aleister Crowley’s The Book of the Law. I dashed off the following in