[H10] [17]. I find later (Sun in Virgo, An VII) that Khabs means star. The pentagram is 12, HVA, Macroprosopos. Knowledge, while it exists as such is consequently sub judice, at the best. Both equal 20. He then my prophet has the highest of all grades, since the Fool is {Aleph}. I suppose Jung or Freud has this all worked out in detail. wife and child. complete and thorough Commentary on the Code which the author has under consideration for future publication. He knew as I did not, that It was presented by me to the O.T.O. Note that even at the centre of gravity of the cube no two rays are identical except in mere length. Where two people become intimate, each crisis of satisfaction between the terminals leaves them in a proximity which demands mutual observation; and the intense clarity of the mind which results from the discharge of the electric force makes such observation abnormally critical. (P.S. {Lambda} of - {Lamed}, {Libra} the Equilibrium. Note that a woman, having no soul of her own, can be used always as a 'Form' for any Being. Each soul is thus absolute, and 'good' or 'evil' are merely terms descriptive of relations between destructible combinations. (P.S. The most ordinary reflection should make it clear that our results depend upon all sorts of condition. For many years these two verses, despite elaborate research, yielded no meaning soever. Experiment proves nothing; it is surely obvious that we are obliged to correlate all observations with the physical and mental structure whose truth we are trying to test. Aum! There dwells "the worm that dieth not and the fire that is not quenched;' that is, 'the secret serpent coiled about to spring' and 'the flame that burns in every heart of man' -- Hadit. The accidents of any act of love, such as its protagonist and their peculiarities of expression on whatever plane, are totally immaterial to the magical import of the act. Tyana. By adding one to eight, we obtain nine, so that we might define unity as that which has the property of transforming a three-dimensional expansion of two into a two-dimensional expansion of three. As no two individuals are identical, so also, there can be no identity between the quintessential expressions of the will of any two persons; and the expression of each person, in the first instance, as his purely physical prerogative, is his sexual gesture. We must abolish the shadows by the Radiant Light of the Sun. We use instruments of science to inform us of the nature of the various objects which we wish to study; but our observations never reveal the thing as it is in itself. [C##], Our reasoning faculties are the toils of the Labyrinth within which we are all caught. The children of hate, of debauch, of sickness, nearly always bear witness in body and mind to the abuse of the talisman. It may be presumptuous to predict any details concerning the next Aeon after this. One star influences another by attraction, of course; but these are incidents of self-predestined orbits. Bore the "child" to whom this Book refers later. [C##]. the chamber of death, it was still impossible to get him to make In another planet he might not need any of these. What do I mean by "beings divided by Illusion from Nuith", in the first paragraph? The truth of the statement depends, consequently, on that of the hypothesis that our minds bear witness to truth. We do not fool and flatter women; we do not despise and abuse them. And the Jew is far from hopeless outside America, where the previous paragraph was written. Collision is the only crime in the cosmos. The transfinite properties of {...} do not destroy the atomic character of the series of which it is the sum. "Direful:" because Ra-Hoor-Khuit is a "God of war and vengeance;" See Cap. Merely by chance, chance in he truest sense of the term, we are found with gods, men, stars, planets, devils, colours, forces, and all the materials of the cosmos; and with time, space, and causality, the conditions limiting and involving them all. This Book now appears to him as Gold; it is the perfect metal, the symbol of the Sun itself. Our race-inherited conceptions of space prevented men, until quite recent years, from conceiving a non-Euclidean geometry, or the existence of a fourth Dimension. Prostitution (with its attendant crimes) will tend to disappear, as it will cease to offer exorbitant profits to those who exploit it. It must naturally require many incarnations for the soul to begin to know itself with any degree of perfection; and one may recognize advanced souls by their minds, which understand the a nature of their work, are indifferent to the body's preference for any special forms of experience, and seek eagerly after novel adventures (like a philatelist after rare stamps) to complete the collection. ), This doctrine is therefore contrary to that of [the Galilean], or that of Buddha. Will it not glow and ache with the impulse to be utterly itself, and find a Form fit to impress with its image, even as did its Father aforetime? It is deleterious to force any faculty to live by an alien law. But we must work "without lust of result", taking everything as it comes without desire indeed, but with all manner of delight! First of all, Nuit, being the totality of possibilities of Form, is not only one series, but the sum of all series. (such as Hebrew, or Greek), was a type of numerology, also known as isopsephia. But see later, verse 61. But Truth shall make him free! The Union of AIWAZ and The Beast in Aleister Crowley. In a deeper sense, the word "Death" is meaningless apart from the presentation of the Universe as conditioned by "Time." You, Knight and Priest of the Order of the Temple, saying Her mass, become god in Her, by love and death. But the language of the body is never exhausted; one may talk for an hour by means of an eye-lash. To take a Intoxication, that is, ecstasy, is the key to Reality.        Microcosm in Vitruvius = Baphomet = Babalon. (He is shown in this full form in the Tarot Trump XV, "the Devil".) 5. 8 is the number of cubes measuring one inch each way in a cube which measures two inches each way; while 9 is the number of squares measuring one inch each way in a square measuring three inches each way. This explains why Nuit can incarnate at will in successive women, careless of the physical limits of life. Remember that in the Scarlet Woman 'is all power given'; and I expect a new Semiramis. There art intimate, delicate things, shadows of the leaves of the Tree of the Soul that dance in the breeze of Love, so subtle that neither Keats nor Heine in words, neither Brahms nor Debussy in music, could give them body. Is it not notorious that virginity is by its own virtue one of the most powerful means, and one of the most essential conditions, of all Magical works? The shape of my star is The Five Pointed Star, with a Circle in The question then arises as to whether the initiate is able to stand firmly in this Place of Exaltation. This 'child' is not necessarily to be identified with him who 'shall discover the key of it all.'. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. It disdains the arts of the orator. One does not ask, "What is the difference between a yard and a minute?" In vain will bully and brute and braggart man, priest, lawyer, or social censor knit his brows to devise him a new tamer's trick; once and for all the tradition is broken; vanished the vogue of bowstring, sack, stoning, nose-slitting, beltbuckling, cart's tail-dragging, whipping, pillory posting, walling-up, divorce court, eunuch, harem, mind-crippling, house-imprisoning, menial-work-wearying, creed-stultifying, social-ostracism marooning, Divine-wrath-scaring, and even the device of creating and encouraging prostitution to keep one class of women in the abyss under the heel of the police, and the other on its brink, at the mercy of the husband's boot at the first sign of insubordination or even of failure to please. I must confess that I was amazed with every amazement when so the eminent astronomer failed to follow up this brilliant outburst by turning the devastation of his artillery upon the ramparts of the citadel whose outlying defenses he had shattered with such stupendous thunderbolts. But that is only because of the accepted idea of a number as not being a thing in itself but merely a term in series homogeneous in character. He will not admit any standard as adequate to assess the absolute. We can go further, and state that any number soever possesses this infinite variety of powers to transform any other number, even by the primitive process of addition. Magick ceremonies proper are merely organized and concentrated attempts to impose our Will on certain parts of the Cosmos. It will be well therefore to reprint the substance of the Message which he first promulgated on his formal initiation into that Grade. 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