Spam registrations are being made currently on the site at a rate of one every couple of minutes. Members here have rightly complained that user profiles comprising spam adverts are distracting and inappropriate. Pending the development of a technical solution, I have disabled new user registrations. Apologies for any inconvenience.Continue Reading

LAShTAL.COM now features a completely new look. Also, a new menu option to view a Timeline comprising every News item ever posted on the site, all gathered onto a single, convenient page.Continue Reading

LAShTAL.COM is home of The Aleister Crowley Society and is devoted to the serious study and sharing of information about the life, work and legacy of Aleister Crowley. It is not an occult site and is not intended to host content or discussions on subjects that do not provide direct insight into his life, work and legacy. Continue Reading

Regular visitors to LAShTAL.COM will be aware that the huge increase in visitor hits has resulted in poor performance of the site, including some complete failures of the software. This should be fixed tomorrow (Sunday 3 September) but will require an extensive outage during the day while the back-end isContinue Reading

It’s been brought to my attention that a couple of book publishers have sent items for review but that haven’t been received by me due to their use of an old postal address. Please email the owner & editor of the site for a current address before sending any items.Continue Reading

Please note that the site is currently (1720 BST Sunday 21 May 2017) experiencing some technical issues that are preventing replies to the Forums. Apologies for any inconvenience. Updates will be posted here as Comments to this item and also via social media (Twitter @lashtal account).Continue Reading

We are aware that there are problems with the Forums software, following a security update to the WordPress software on which this site runs. Apologies for any inconvenience…Continue Reading

The Thelemic Time Server (TTS) is currently not working – it will be repaired in due course. Apologies for any inconvenience: I am aware that many sites depend on it for confirmation of the Thelemic Date.Continue Reading

The new layout is now fairly well settled. Thank you for your patience. A couple of cosmetic changes still outstanding, the main one being an improvement to the fonts being used for the Forums. I know the font is small and ‘grey on darker grey’ isn’t the most visible choice!Continue Reading

I’m making some cosmetic changes to the site this weekend (Friday 29 to Sunday 31 July 2016). Apologies for any inconvenience.Continue Reading

From the owner and editor of LAShTAL.COM: Recent unacceptable activities by registered members of this website – involving News Submissions, News Comments and Forum Posts – mean that this is an appropriate time to remind visitors and members of some of our basic principles. IP addresses are tracked – they are not routinelyContinue Reading

Due to scheduled maintenance work, LAShTAL.COM will be unavailable between Thursday 17 September and the morning of Saturday 19 September.Continue Reading

All visitors are urged to read this post in full for details of the latest upgrade which resulted in the site being unavailable for a week. Why upgrade? LAShTAL.COM was beginning to show its age. In terms of its visual impact, for example, one member recently described it as lookingContinue Reading

These items are available for purchase direct from the owner and editor of LAShTAL.COM, Home of The Aleister Crowley Society. They are offered to collectors from a private collection – profits will be used towards the costs of running and developing the site and its allied projects. All prices areContinue Reading

LAShTAL.COM has always welcomed the opportunity to promote the sale by Members of products, books and ephemera relating to Aleister Crowley and his legacy, either as News announcements, Forum posts or Classified Ads. This facility has been provided free of charge – LAShTAL.COM has never accepted paid advertising and never will. Now isContinue Reading

From the owner and editor of LAShTAL.COM… I’d like to take this opportunity to wish visitors to LAShTAL.COM the very best of Season’s Greetings. 2013 has been an exciting year for the site, the year closing with a transfer to a much better host, opening all sorts of opportunities forContinue Reading

Visitors to this site should note that we (eol and myself) have started work on some major changes and upgrades that are likely to take the next two weeks or so to complete. The impact is likely to be that the site and its forums may run more slowly thanContinue Reading