Aleister Crowley, born Edward Alexander Crowley, (12 October 1875 - 1 December 1947) was an English occultist, prolific writer and poet, mystic, astrologer, drug experimenter, hedonist, aficionado of chess and mountain climbing, sexual revolutionary and social critic. He is perhaps best known today for his occult writings, especially The Book of the Law, the central sacred text of Thelema. Crowley was also an influential member in several occult organizations, including the Golden Dawn, the Argenteum Astrum, and Ordo Templi Orientis (O.T.O.). Crowley gained much notoriety during his lifetime, and was famously dubbed "The Wickedest Man In the World."
A complete dictionary of the correspondences of all magical elements, reprinted with extensive additions, making it the only standard comprehensive book of reference ever published. It is to the language of Occultism what Webster or Murray is to the English language.
A guide but with some intentional inaccuracies.
Frater Achad's magical diary with comments by Crowley.
By Allen Bennet. A model of Qabalistic ratiocination. Specially adapted to Gnana Yoga. With a preface and notes by Crowley.
A general discussion of the Method and uses of the Qabalah (The Temple of Solomon the King).
An account of the Hexagram and the method of reducing it to the Unity and Beyond. This book describes in magical language a very secret process of Initiation.
Eight Lectures on Yoga is a book by Aleister Crowley about the practice of Yoga. The book is Number 4 of Volume 3 of the Equinox, which was published by the O.T.O. The work is largely a demystified look at yoga, using little to no jargon or satirical humor. It is divided under two sections into eight parts, which are transcripts of eight one-hour lectures on the subject given by Crowley. It was originally published in 1939.
An instruction for the preparation of the Elemental Instruments.
An account of the cosmic process so far as it is indicated by the Tarot Trumps. The sequence of the 22 Trumps is explained as a formula of Initiation.
A brief Abstract of the Symbolic Representation of the Universe. Derived by Dr. John Dee through the Scrying of Sir Edward Kelley.
Being the tasks proper to the Grades and their Oaths proper to Liber XIII. This is the Official Paper of the various Grades. It includes the Task and Oath of all Grades to, and including, Adeptus Minor.
An account of the relations of the aspirant and his Holy Guardian Angel.
An account of the Hexagram and the method of reducing it to the Unity, and Beyond.
Instructs the aspirant in the necessity of keeping a record. Suggests methods of testing physical clairvoyance. Gives instruction in Asana, Pranayama and Dharana, and advises the application of tests to the physical body, so that the student may thoroughly understand his own limitations.
'The birth words of a Master of the Temple'. Being the Voluntary Emancipation of a certain Exempt Adept from his Adeptship. These are the Birth Words of a Master of the Temple. Itīs 7 Chapters are referred to the 7 Planets in the following order: Mars, Saturn, Jupiter, Sol, Mercury, Luna, Venus.
Being the Ritual employed by the Beast 666 for the Attainment of the Knowledge and Conversation of his Holy Guardian Angel during the semester of His performance of the Operation of the Sacred Magick of Abramelin the Mage.
Being an Initiation Ritual for certain select probationers to A.·.A.·.
A graphic interpretation of the Tarot on the plane of Initiation. Analyzes the Hebrew alphabet into seven triads, each of which forms a Trinity of sympathetic ideas relating respectively to the Three Orders comprised in the A.·.A.·.
Being a book of Trigrams of the Mutations of the Tao with the Yin and Yang. An account of the Cosmic process: corresponding to the stanzas of Dzyan in another system.
An instruction for attainment by the direct destruction of thoughts as they arise in the mind.
A graphic account of Magical powers classified under Tarot Trumps. An analysis of the 22 letters. To each is attributed a magical or mystical practice of progressive difficuly until attainment is complete.
A dictionary of Hebrew words arranged according to their value numerically. This is an Encyclopedia of the Holy Qabalah, which is a map of the Universe, and enables man to attain Perfect Understanding.
93 short chapters each Qabalistically related to its chapter number. Deals with many matters on all planes of the very highest importance. It is an Official Publication for Babes of the Abyss, but it is recommended even to beginners as being highly suggestive. 1913.
An account of the continent of Atlantis: the manners and customs, magical rites and opinions of itīs people, together with a true account of the catastrophy, so-called, which ended in itīs disappearance.
A solar ritual.
A general discussion on philosophy.
Two Poems. A critical study of various philosophies. An account of Buddhism. 1925.
A superb collection of Litanies appropriate to the Signs of the Zodiac.
Being of the Angels of the Thirty Aethyrs, the Vision and the Voice. Besides being the classical account of the Thirty Aethyrs and a model of all visions, the cries of the Angels should be regarded as accurate, and the doctrine of the function of the Great White Brotherhood understood as the foundation of the Aspiration of the Adept. The account of the Master of the Temple should, in particular, be taken as authentic.
By H.P. Blavatsky, with an extensive commentary by Crowley.
A poetical allegory of the relations of the soul and the Holy Guardian Angel.
An essay on Attainment by way of Equilibrium.
Magick is the Science and Art of causing Change to occur in conformity with Will.
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