katrice
@katrice
Black Soror, Selfie-stick poseur
Joined: Jul 10, 2021
Last seen: Feb 7, 2023
Topics: 4 / Replies: 962
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RE: The Zodiacal Array

"aesthetically" pleasing, though maybe your aesthetics are ascetic? 😉 Potentially, and there are even other "traditional" variations fr...

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RE: Aleister Crowley Versus Racism

@toadstoolwe I am indeed aware of that and the Parsons connection too Their is a very tenuous connection, though scientology also "borrowed" a lot ...

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RE: Aleister Crowley Versus Racism

They had their start in scientology. William Bainbridge did extensive research on them from the inside, and he was the one who published the rituals ...

1 week ago
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RE: Aleister Crowley Versus Racism

We have our moments. I screwed up recently too. I've done some research on the Process Church. I used to have some files of some of their r...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Aleister Crowley Versus Racism

Wasn't that Robert de Grimston and Mary Ann McLean?

2 weeks ago
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RE: Headless Rite and the Golden Dawn?

Thelema itself being a hybrid of Western Ceremonial Magick and Yoga. Much later than 800, but let's not forget that alchemy can in interprete...

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RE: Aleister Crowley Versus Racism

And who are one of the largest publishers on tarot decks in the world. Interesting, thank you for sharing that, and thank you for the work you did t...

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RE: Headless Rite and the Golden Dawn?

@toadstoolwe I meant that a certain point there is no practical difference between the two. But aren't the building blocks of Hermetici...

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RE: Headless Rite and the Golden Dawn?

Those all blended before that, they're the basis for Hermeticism. I agree, and, for some, deeper knowledge can help with forming deeper ...

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RE: Headless Rite and the Golden Dawn?

Worth it,I think, for looking in to the earlier days of the Hermetic synthesis. This is quite true, as demonstrated by many other people ...

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RE: Headless Rite and the Golden Dawn?

The Papyri Graecae Magicae, aka the Greek Magical Papyri. The source for the Headless Ritual, which serves as the basis for Liber Samekh and the...

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RE: Aleister Crowley Versus Racism

@ignant666 I stand corrected. Thank you. I really had not seen anything that contradicted the claims until now.

2 weeks ago
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RE: Aleister Crowley Versus Racism

@ignant666 Thank you. I've seen multiple articles referring to her at POC, but I am willing to accept that those articles could be wrong. I may be...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Aleister Crowley Versus Racism

I am aware of these things. I haven't seen any real details on an Ahmed/Crowley connection or on a connection with Smith either. PBR's writings ...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Aleister Crowley Versus Racism

@toadstoolwe Yes, indeed. I just don't remember if he mentioned them specifically or even showed awareness of them and those three in particular wo...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Aleister Crowley Versus Racism

I have occasionally wondered what his attitude towards people like PB Randolph, Rollo Ahmed or Pamela Coleman Smith was.

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RE: The Secret Sexual Teachings of Aleister Crowley According to J. Edward Cornelius

Evidently. I've seen people freak out about that and "casting pearls before swine". Any "mystery" that can be endangered through translation in to l...

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RE: The Secret Sexual Teachings of Aleister Crowley According to J. Edward Cornelius

The rational can point the way to the transrational, but the transrational itself is beyond language and therefore beyond the rational. Thus the real...

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RE: The Secret Sexual Teachings of Aleister Crowley According to J. Edward Cornelius

The true "secrets" or "mysteries" are within, of course. How much "revelation" is really anamnesis?

3 weeks ago
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RE: The Secret Sexual Teachings of Aleister Crowley According to J. Edward Cornelius

Though sex magick has certainly developed from that point, and from a phallocentric, spermognostic point. What WAS delivered (according to the...

3 weeks ago
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RE: The Secret Sexual Teachings of Aleister Crowley According to J. Edward Cornelius

I did try to at least redirect it to the broader topic of sex magick in general, but it seems that's just not as interesting.

3 weeks ago
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RE: The Book of the Lauds

From a practical point of view, I think these distinctions blur at a certain point.

3 weeks ago
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RE: The Secret Sexual Teachings of Aleister Crowley According to J. Edward Cornelius

Here's a thread about it: 'sex, drugs, and rock n roll' all have an important thing in common, the ecstatic state, which takes us beyond the...

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RE: The Secret Sexual Teachings of Aleister Crowley According to J. Edward Cornelius

Well, I'm not an aspiring cult leader, and I do agree that those are tactics used by cult leaders, but they can also be powerful methods for people in...

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RE: The Secret Sexual Teachings of Aleister Crowley According to J. Edward Cornelius

8= solo, 9= partnered or hetero, depending on who you ask, 10 does not have a sexual practice associated with it, 11= homosexual or, according to some...

4 weeks ago
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RE: chthonic auranian oto

I did mention that I had, briefly. Good question. He was elderly and had some health problems, the virus could have done it or exacerbat...

4 weeks ago
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RE: The Secret Sexual Teachings of Aleister Crowley According to J. Edward Cornelius

There are some Crowley quotes along those lines I'm not very fond of. Which are connected by a certain Path and its corresponding Atu ...

4 weeks ago
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RE: The Book of the Lauds

I prefer the latter, believing that the Aeon is still unfolding and manifesting "new" elements in the world. Certain people, like Parsons, Achad, and...

1 month ago
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RE: The Book of the Lauds

Gods change and develop over time. One can be a higher manifestation of another. Maybe coming more in to fullness as the Aeon itself unfolds. But I...

1 month ago
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RE: The Book of the Lauds

I remember a Kemetic Reconstructionist friend once saying that the title "Double Wanded One" could refer to Thoth, who is frequently seen as the conso...

1 month ago
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RE: chthonic auranian oto

He died in 2020, from covid. I met him briefly in Jackson Square in New Orleans, where he was reading tarot. Using the Thoth deck, naturally. He se...

1 month ago
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RE: The Secret Sexual Teachings of Aleister Crowley According to J. Edward Cornelius

Unless you believe Aquino (I don't), who claims himself as Second Beast. This is indeed true

1 month ago
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RE: The Book of the Lauds

I'm gotten the impression that it was a matter of "I can't get to this point so it's literally impossible for anyone to do it". He also fell in to t...

1 month ago
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RE: The Secret Sexual Teachings of Aleister Crowley According to J. Edward Cornelius

I didn't mean it that way, more like channeling as much of your life as you can in to feeding your practice. It can be as simple as using time spent ...

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RE: The Secret Sexual Teachings of Aleister Crowley According to J. Edward Cornelius

I will admit that another of the secrets is to not make a distinction between magick and "life" 😉

1 month ago
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RE: The Secret Sexual Teachings of Aleister Crowley According to J. Edward Cornelius

@damien One of the secrets is learning how to give in to temptation without letting it own you, and using that for magick. The Word of Indulgence....

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RE: The Book of the Lauds

You're welcome. I've kept that quote handy ever since I got in to an argument with someone who said that only one person can ever attain any of the S...

1 month ago
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RE: The Secret Sexual Teachings of Aleister Crowley According to J. Edward Cornelius

A test I can say from experience can be extremely challenging sometimes. 😉

1 month ago
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RE: The Book of the Lauds

@michael-staley "This does not mean that only one man can attain this Grade in any one Aeon, so far as the Order is concerned. A man can make p...

1 month ago
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RE: Happy New [Vulgar Era] Year to ALL!

Happy New Vulgar New Year, everyone!

1 month ago
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RE: The Book of the Lauds

Could you please clarify what exactly are you referring to? Crowley's own writings say that more than one Magus can exist within an Aeon. Plen...

1 month ago
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RE: The Book of the Lauds

A Magus can utter a Word without being Magus of an Aeon, and anyone can receive a Book, but I've never seen any reference to not having a new Law. ...

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RE: The Book of the Lauds

Technically only Aquino, that I know of, and I disagree with that claim, seeing his as an "Aeon enhancing" Word, ie: a Word in alignment with the Word...

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RE: The Secret Sexual Teachings of Aleister Crowley According to J. Edward Cornelius

Thank you! Shiva's statement was very obviously tongue-in-cheek. just as the Neophyte is nearly always tempted by a woman.” (C...

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RE: The Secret Sexual Teachings of Aleister Crowley According to J. Edward Cornelius

Not needed at all, I was just expressing my appreciation for hedonistic yang states and their place in practice. 😀

1 month ago
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RE: The Secret Sexual Teachings of Aleister Crowley According to J. Edward Cornelius

The entire Crowley line, based upon European Esotericism for Gentlemen, is completely penis-based, and Crowley was the crown of that member. The ...

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RE: The Secret Sexual Teachings of Aleister Crowley According to J. Edward Cornelius

I was naturally drawn in by the title of this thread, and then I saw this So I guess I'm not really qualified. 😥 Why would marriage...

1 month ago
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RE: What does Balenciaga mean in Latin? Aleister Crowley satanic theory explored amid child campaign controversy

I am! 😉 Well, i suppose you are really right, as we must make out speech comprehensible to passing trogs and normies. Never mind. And fo...

2 months ago
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RE: What does Balenciaga mean in Latin? Aleister Crowley satanic theory explored amid child campaign controversy

True enough but I'm pretty sure most everyone here knew what I meant, and I'm pretty sure that we don't normally communicate on the level of Chokmah h...

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