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Out of the Strong Came Forth Sweetness: Women and the O.T.O.

Out of the Strong Came Forth Sweetness: Women and the O.T.O.

by Sister Georgia Above the antique mantel was displayed As though a window gave upon the sylvan scene The change of Philomel, by the barbarous king So rudely forced; yet there the nightingale Filled all the desert with inviolable voice And still she cried, and still the world pursues, “Jug Jug” to dirty ears. —T.S. Eliot’s The Waste

The Thelemite and the Drunk Girl

The Thelemite and the Drunk Girl

by Sister Georgia A thought experiment for for a dreary June morning: Part 1 You are a committed thelemite, who recognises no restraint, whether moral, social or legal, over your Will. You also haven't gotten laid in 7 years. The woman of your dreams invites you out for dinner, apropos nothing. In the course

Theosexuality: Sex and Magic

Theosexuality: Sex and Magic

by Sister Georgia On Consent I was accused, in the comments section of my last article on this site, of “going too far;” that my responses to #metoo were too much.  That my claiming consent is no longer – was never – always and self-sufficiently ‘enough’ was social justice and feminism gone

Can a Thelemite be a Liberal?

Can a Thelemite be a Liberal?

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

A Brief Summary of Thelemic Philosophy

A Brief Summary of Thelemic Philosophy

by Ash93 The essential metaphysics of Thelema 1. There is a Universal Will, which can be conceptualized as the fundamental drive to manifest Existence from moment to moment within the scope of Natural Laws. 2. The universe is comprised of seemingly discrete objects, each of which plays its part in the manifestation of

Thelemic Yoga: Beginnings of Yoga

Thelemic Yoga: Beginnings of Yoga

by Frater Aletheia Yoga and the Disenchantment of the West The latter half of the nineteenth century witnessed an increasing awareness and openness to Eastern religious and philosophical traditions.  Along with the founders of the Theosophical Society, Crowley was among the first to adopt yogic ideas and practices into a Western occult

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