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Classathon 2013

  Pre-register to secure a spot! May 17–19 Sched­ule Fri­day Night Time Event 7:30 Doors Open 8:00 Coctails/Meet and Greet 8:15–10? Lon Per­forms Doors Close Sat­ur­day Classes Track Degree Sym­bol­ism Track Magick/Mysticism Time Instruc­tor Class 9:00–10:00 Rit­ual, Sym­bol, & Myth 10:10–11:10 The Fool’s Alchem­i­cal Jour­ney 11:20–12:20 The Rites of Eleu­sis 12:30–1:30 BREAK FOR LUNCH 1:30–2:30 The Fifth Sun: Aztec mag­ick from […]

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Aleister Crowley’s Rites of Eleusis: An introduction

“We are the Poets! We are the chil­dren of the wood and stream, of mist and moun­tain, of sun and wind! We are the Greeks! and to us the rites of Eleu­sis should open the doors of heaven, and we shall enter in and see God face to face. Under the stars will I go […]

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The Pilgrimage

Trav­el­ing to sacred sites in search of the­o­log­i­cal con­fir­ma­tion, can bring on a great antic­i­pa­tion for expected authen­tic­ity. To the spir­i­tual trav­eler, pic­ture tak­ing is never quite enough. The place must be more than just vis­ited, it must be expe­ri­enced. An explorer who feels the urge to know a sacred truth more deeply becomes more […]

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An Ancient Egyptian Approach for Modern Psychology

Psy­chol­ogy today offers a wide spec­trum of modal­i­ties for guid­ing the sub­con­scious and the instruc­tion of the con­scious. There are many school of psy­chol­ogy which base their the­o­ries on the sole func­tion­ing of the mind. There are also holis­tic or trans-personal prac­ti­tion­ers that say the mind does not act sep­a­rately, but is always in interaction […]

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A Study of the Knights Templar: Through the Heart Of A Present Day Priestess

We were on the road to Le Puy-en-Velay in the Mas­sif Cen­tral of France, where the ancient vol­canic remains have left a val­ley with jagged rock out­crop­pings and giant basalt pil­lars, topped with ancient jew­els of his­tory. My part­ner and I had decided to explore the his­tor­i­cal sites of the Knights Tem­plar in the beautiful […]

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Crowley’s “The Ship” A Grand Premiere — A Mystery Play Revealed

Part I Aleis­ter Crow­ley has writ­ten a great many won­der­ful works: poetry, erot­ica, mag­i­cal and Thelemic essays, nov­els, trea­tises on yoga and med­i­ta­tion, trans­la­tions of for­eign writ­ers, vol­umes of instruc­tional works, even a rhap­sody; he also has writ­ten a cou­ple of plays. One play in par­tic­u­lar, The Ship, was writ­ten some­time between 1909 and 1913, […]

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Who And What Are Those Egyptian References In Liber Resh?

The Stele of Reveal­ing, which Crow­ley cre­ated Liber Resh, was a trans­la­tion from the Ancient Egypt­ian to the French by the assis­tant cre­ator of the Boulaq Museum in Cairo, under the super­vi­sion of the Egyp­tol­o­gist Bugsch Bet in 1904. In 1912, Crow­ley had the trans­la­tion done again by Sir Alan Gar­diner and Bat­tis­combe Gunn. There […]

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An Introduction to Egyptian Magic

When human­ity finally grasped the idea that influ­ences effect­ing ones life could work both ways, that through exer­cis­ing ones will, one could influ­ence the world right back, the art and prac­tice of magic began. By our mod­ern eye and sen­si­tiv­ity, the meth­ods employed by the ancient Egyp­tians may seem odd or even extreme, but even […]

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