Sonofthoth
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RE: 'Pure' Thelema vs 'Crowleyan' Thelema?

@Shiva I mostly agree with you but you forget you're referencing Hindu terms and even your name is a Hindu deity (the one of consciousness nonetheless...

5 years ago
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RE: 'Pure' Thelema vs 'Crowleyan' Thelema?

I'm not the OP lol, there's an entire page behind this. I found this thread on Google, so I replied. I think you replied to the Aiwassian thread too,...

5 years ago
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RE: 'Pure' Thelema vs 'Crowleyan' Thelema?

To put in my two cents, "Pure" Thelema is entirely based on Liber Legis and Aiwass itself (whether you believe Aiwass to be God, the Secret Chiefs or ...

5 years ago
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RE: Aiwassianism

@Shiva That's crazy, I have always been under the impression that the Holy Guardian Angel idea is intentionally misleading, in order to draw non-relig...

6 years ago
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RE: Aiwassianism

@ot313 From what I can see, it just doesn't accept Crowley's interpretations (including "Will") and is non-mystical/magical (according to the facebook...

6 years ago
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RE: Beginning Thelema

Everything you need is contained in Liber Legis, everything else is irrelevant.

6 years ago
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RE: The Chicken Qaballah of Rabbi Lamed Ben Clifford

It's a good book for what it is and gives a bit of a Robert Anton Wilson vibe with it's "serious but not-serious" relationship with the reader. Duqu...

6 years ago
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RE: Ridley Scott to make Jack Parsons miniseries

Saw the trailer that just came out, it looks like a mess.

6 years ago
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RE: The Titling of Liber Al Initially as Liber L

@ViaVeritasVniversvm Interestingly, the word "not" happens to appear in Liber Legis 83 times!

6 years ago
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RE: Religious vs Secular Thelema?

@Dom Minority? You mean majority. I've never met a single Thelemite that takes it seriously, it's all "psychological metaphorical" types. And I've m...

6 years ago
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RE: Religious vs Secular Thelema?

@los One doesn’t stop being an atheist because one agrees with, say, the notion of True Will. But Atheists by definition disagree with the idea of a...

6 years ago
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RE: Dimmu Borgir: "Abrahadabra"

I'm listening to it right now. The music is ok but nothing special, a bit over-produced (an orchestra? come on!) for the vapid songwriting. Currently...

6 years ago
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RE: Ridley Scott to make Jack Parsons miniseries

Strange Angel doesn't look too promising to me. What about you's?

6 years ago
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RE: Aiwass

Thinking about the idea of Aiwass being a separate entity to Crowley, following one of the earlier statements about Liber Legis' origins. In the sit...

6 years ago
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RE: Magick 2.0

Well we've always got Franz Bardon, Kenneth Grant and Michael Aquino for starters

6 years ago
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RE: The Holy Books Of Thelema

The way I've come to see it, is that as Liber Legis is the only core class A document (and the only transmitted one); The other class A texts, are eit...

6 years ago
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RE: Thelema and Modern Music

Zorn’s interest in AC/Thelema was discussed on p. 1 of this thread, And what? eight years ago; there have been several subsequent threads on this t...

6 years ago
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RE: Thelema and Modern Music

John Zorn has quite a few pieces (and albums) dedicated to Crowley. As John is very passionately interested in magic, mysticism and gnosticism, it isn...

6 years ago
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RE: Our Favourite Films

Kenneth Anger's "Inauguration Of The Pleasure Dome" is perhaps my favorite film, I JUST LOVE IT!! (plus it also stars Marjorie Cameron and Anais Nin b...

6 years ago
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RE: Our Favourite Films

@Michael Staley Inland Empire, Fire Walk With Me and the recent Twin Peaks season are amazing!

6 years ago
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RE: Bruce Dickinson autobiography

ignant666 As to the sort of OT: Being a “Vewy Scawy Deviw Wowshipew” was pretty mandatory in Heavy Metal by the the time Maiden emerged; i think the...

6 years ago
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RE: The Holy Books Of Thelema

I love Liber Cordis Cincti Serpente, it is a great set of parables.

6 years ago
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RE: Bruce Dickinson autobiography

One of the songs allegedly inspired by Crowley: (first verse is from an old hymn, so I didn't include it: "Just a babe in the black abyss, No reason...

6 years ago
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RE: Bruce Dickinson autobiography

While my feelings on Iron Maiden are generally neutral, I don't get the sense that Bruce is interested in Thelema. He is a fan of literature and folkl...

6 years ago
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RE: Cameron And Parsons available works?

"Inauguration Of The Pleasure Dome" is one of my favorite movies, as is Kenneth Anger is one of my favorite filmmakers, so I'm already well acquainted...

6 years ago
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RE: Cameron And Parsons available works?

And yes, I've read most stuff I can access about the Babylon Working (and Liber 49)

6 years ago
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RE: Finnegans Wake

Another interesting one: (pg 194) "it is to you, firstborn and firstfruit of woe, to me, branded sheep, pick of the wasterpaperbaskel, by the tremo...

6 years ago
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RE: Colin Wilson's "Aleister Crowley: The Nature of the Beast"

I find the 'war engine' part of Ch. III, to be rather a fascinating double or triple entente. Sex Magick/Tantra is definitely one of those things but ...

6 years ago
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RE: The Holy Books Of Thelema

You are right about Liber 418/T.V.A.T.V., I fully agree. It's a very dense book and is very visceral, even just as a reading experience (much like Lib...

6 years ago
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RE: The Holy Books Of Thelema

I find Liber Porta Lucis to be a beautiful sentiment, same for Liber Tzaddi. Liber Liberi vel Lapidis Lazuli is intriguing but I am a bit distant to...

6 years ago
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RE: The Book of Lies

Union Peelings always gets me in very overwhelming ways, it's a powerful parable of sorts.

6 years ago
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RE: The Book of Lies

The book of lies was one of the first Crowley books I read, it definitely caused a little bit of cognitive dissonance at first (namely because I hadn'...

6 years ago
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RE: Colin Wilson's "Aleister Crowley: The Nature of the Beast"

I think the amazing thing for me, is that whatever the origins are of the Liber Legis text, it still remains a powerful and inspiring text that has en...

6 years ago
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RE: Outer Gateways, by Kenneth Grant

I'm reading this Grant book at the moment and it's intriguing. Kenneth Grants books (as I'm less acquainted with him in general compared to earlier ...

6 years ago
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RE: Finnegans Wake

One excerpt from page 255 of F.W. is the following: "Why wilt thou erewaken him from his earth, O summonor- other: he is weatherbitten from the du...

6 years ago
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RE: Liber Pennae Praenumbra

Thank you very very much @frater_anubis You have been a big help! 93 🙂

6 years ago
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RE: Liber Pennae Praenumbra

After listening to the podcast from 'Thelema Coast To Cost'*, where they talked to Nema herself (#26) I was refered by Nema to this site: I guess i...

6 years ago
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RE: Liber Pennae Praenumbra

I saw this Liber mentioned in "Outside The Circles Of Time" by Kenneth Grant, I'm wondering if anyone knows to obtain it? (either physically or as a p...

6 years ago
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RE: A Crowley clip from "Robert Anton Wilson Explains Everything"

Thank you for sharing! RAW's talks and writings on practically everything is insightful, multiangled and entertainin, He was a great personality. 🙂

6 years ago
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RE: Should Ozzy Osbourne re-record "Mr Crowley"?

I think he should re-write it entirely, lol. The lyrics show that he has never even read Crowley. He may have been a founder of metal but it certain...

6 years ago
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RE: Getting well acquainted with Crowley's writings?

Thank you Lashtal for your suggestions, I'm looking into them now.

7 years ago
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