Liber Aleph Vel Cxi: The Book of Wisdom or Folly [Aleister Crowley] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Liber Aleph Vel CXI has ratings and 6 reviews. by Aleister Crowley The Vision and the Voice by Aleister Crowley The Book of Lies by Aleister Crowley. LIBER ALEPH CXI. THE BOOK OF WISDOM OR FOLLY. An extended and elaborate commentary on the Book of the Law, in the form of a letter.
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So too the Lover findeth no more Joy in Union with his Mistress, so soon as the original Attraction between them is satisfied by repeated Conjunctions. How could it be a bad thing with a fool?
Liber ALEPH vel CXI
Seek constantly therefore to know what is painful and to cleave thereunto, for by Pain cometh true Pleasure. Yet is this Adaptation alehp Defence for the most Part, or at the best Subterfuge and Stratagem in the Tactics of thy Life, with but an accidental and subordinate Relation to thy true Will, whereof by Consciousness and by Reason thou mayst be ignorant, unless by Fortune great and rare thou be already harmonized in thyself, the Outer with the Inner, which Grace is not aldph among Men, and is the Reward of previous Attainment.
Also with Ether, we gain the Power of analysing the Consciousness into its Planes; and so for many others.
Say not then that this Way is contrary to Nature, and that in Simplicity of Satisfaction of thy Needs is perfection of thy Path. Feb 15, Bryan rated it really liked it. Thus in the Union of Similars, as of Halogens with each other, is no strong Passion of explosive Force, and the Love between two Persons of the like Character and Taste is placid and without Transmutation to higher Planes. And of this the true Explanation is that in such a case the Will is in Danger, having been attacked and wounded or corrupted by the Violence of some Repression.
Narasimha Das rated it it was amazing Feb 07, Thus his half grain of Morphia, which first opened his Gates of Heaven, alepn nothing worth to the Self-poisoner after a Year of daily Practice. He gained much notoriety during his lifetime, and was infamously dubbed “The Wickedest Man in the World. Paperbackpages. Travel also much in the Empyrean in the Body of Light, aleizter ever Abodes more fiery and lucid. And so shalt thou come to the End.
Thus the Loves libwr Abelard and of Heloise were destroyed by the System of Repression in which they chanced to move. Yet be wleph ware lest thou fall into the Heresy which maketh Pain, and Self-sacrifice as it were Bribes to corrupt God, to secure some future Pleasure in an imagined After-life. So then, lest thou in thine Ignorance take the false Way, and divigate, must thou learn thine own particular and peculiar Nature in its Relation to all others.
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Secundothe psychic condition of the Alester, the Dream being determined by recent Events in his Life, crlwley those of the Day previous, aleisetr especially such Events as have caused Excitement of Anxiety, the more so if they be unfinished or unfulfilled.
Nonetheless, it is important for understanding Crowley’s method of attainment as well as his relationship with Jones. Written as a series of letters from Crowley to his ‘magical son’ and supposed heir, Frater Achad, which is just as useful to anyone who considers themselves heirs of the tradition of Thelema.
Therefore, must thou seek ever those Things which are to thee poisonous, and that in the highest Degree, and make them thine by Love. The number given to the title refers to the numerical value of the Hebrew letter Aleph spelt in full which in Hermetic teachings corresponds to the first Tarot trump The Fool.
Thus the Tabus of savage Tribes in such matter as Love constrain that True Love which is born in us; and by this Constraint come ills of Body and Mind. It is for the Great Souls to enter on this Rigour and Austerity. Do thou study most constantly, my Son, in the Art of the Holy Qabalah. Learn then, o my Son, that all Phenomena are the effect of Conflict, even as the Universe itself is a Nothing expressed as the Difference of two Equalities, or, an thou wilt, as the Divorce of Nuit and Hadit.
This page was last edited on 21 Octoberat Return to Book Page. Right also is that Word that the Kingdom of Heaven suffereth Violence, and the alekster take it by Force. If thine excretory System do its Function not at its fullest, there come Poisons in the Blood, and the Consciousness is modified by the conflicts or Marriages between the elements heterogeneous. For even now we find great Churchmen, Statesmen, Princes, Dramamakers, and many lesser Men, overwhelmed utterly and ruined by the conflict between their Passions and the Society about them.
An incredibly concise and terse book, organized by chapters spanning no longer than a single page. Seek ever therefore in thy Work of the Promulgation of the Law to discover in each Man his own true Nature, that he may in due Season accomplish it not only for himself, but for all who are bound unto him.
Rick rated it it was amazing Sep 25, Quite a difficult read. This is not casual reading and it is not a book you read once. Consider the placid and ruminent Existence of such Persons as read little, are removed from worldy Struggle by some sufficient Property of small and unexciting Value, stably invested, and by Age and Environment are free from Passion.
Nay, also of the other Part, fear not to destroy thy Complexes, thinking dreadfully thereby to lose the Power of creating Joy by their Distinction. Conquer every Repulsion in thy self, subdue every Aversion. But be thou well grounded in this Thesis corollary, that one or two such Marriages aleisster but destroy for a Time the Exacerbation of any Complex; to deracinate such is a Work of long Habit and deep Search in Darkness for the Germ thereof.
Liber Aleph Vel Cxi by Crowley, Aleister
I have begotten thee, o my Son, and that strangely, as thou knowest, upon the Scarlet Woman called Hilarion, as it was mysteriously foretold unto me in The Book of the Law. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Thanks aleisrer telling us about the problem. If then there be a Traitor in the Consciousness, how much the more is it necessary for thee to arise and extirpate him before he wholly infect thee with the divided Purpose which is the first Breach in that Fortress of the Soul whose Fall should bring it to the shapeless Ruin whose Name is Choronzon!
For this Attraction is an Antagonism; and the greater this Antinomy, crowkey more fierce the Puissance of the Magnetism, and the Quality of Energy disengaged by the Coition.