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.
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.
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 is
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).
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 routinely
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 looking
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 are
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 is