MAGICK. LIBER ABA. ALEISTER CROWLEY. WITH MARY DESTI AND LEILA WADDELL BOOK 4 by FRATER PERDURABO (Aleister Crowley) and SOROR . Magick has ratings and 27 reviews. Lex said: Definitely NOT a beginner’s treatise, but quite possibly the most exhaustive and illuminating book on. BOOK FOUR, Parts I and II, together with Magick in Theory and Practice (which .. So 4 or 5 stars for the FULL version of Book 4, Liber ABA but only 3 for this My .
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Abuldiz communicated that there was a book to be given to Fra. He gained much notori Aleister Crowley, born Edward Alexander Crowley, was a British occultist, writer, mountaineer, philosopher, poet, and mystic. The section also addresses fundamental magical theorems, essential components of ritualand general practices e. Now, a year later, I’m finding the entire Italian Renaissance branches out from the alchemical template part Neo-Platonic, part Jewish mysticism and ends up corresponding to basically anything you can think of.
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Preview — Book 4 by Aleister Crowley. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. When developing his basic yogic program, Crowley borrowed heavily from many other yogis, such as Patanjali and Yajnavalkyakeeping their fundamental techniques while jettisoning much of the attendant moral dogma.
Meditation is NOT simply sitting in lotus and drifting off into space; it is a serious and rigorous activity. Red Wheel Weiser Aleister Crowley, born Edward Alexander Crowley, was a British occultist, writer, mountaineer, philosopher, poet, and mystic. This section also includes an “Interlude”, which is a humorous exposition on magicl magical interpretations of popular nursery rhymessuch as Old Mother Hubbard and Little Bo Peep. Crowley obviously realises how silly it all sounds and this emphasis on encouraging the reader not to take everything he says at face-value gives his writing a boost well above so-called spiritual authors who followed.
Probably the easiest to read book out of all of Crowley’s writings; I dare say easier than magick without tears some will call me a heretic.
Not all is correct es Essential for anyone seriously interested in 20th century and beyond occultism, Western Mystery tradition, and Western esoteric work. Whether I’ve chosen it or not, this book has formed the basis for the mapping of the occult in terms I can understand.
Dec 08, Fredstrong rated it really liked it Shelves: An excellent work discussing the principles of meditation.
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Not all is correct especially AC’s take on Eastern philosophy, which is purely his own limited understanding and subjective experience- and which would change later onand the wordiness and intellectual style of writing that Crowley uses makes it hard to penetrate for most beginners or less intellectual types. Its simplicity, clarity and depth is without equal in occult literature. Whatever you think of Crowley, just remember that most of the “High Popes” of real change and fathers in the Bible i Whether I’ve chosen it or not, this book has formed the basis for the mapping of the occult in terms I can understand.
Liber 4 – Liber ABA – VSociety
The first half of the book concerns yoga and meditation. But, I ideas that have helped close gaps in my understanding. Personally I feel the path of Magick is vastly incomplete in the greater scheme of things. Dec 14, Jordan Fitzgerald rated it it was amazing. Refresh and try again. Liber ABA – General thoughts?
Words like glory, wisdom, understanding and beauty come alive with the diagram and concept of the Kabbalistic tree of life.
Wonderfully written with ,iber of useful information. It is a touchstone for me when it comes to quotes, understanding magic as a Christian, and speaking of that: Apr 01, Mark rated it it was amazing Shelves: Oct 19, Jure rated vook it was amazing Shelves: Crowley had claimed to be a Freemason, but the regularity of his initiations with the United Grand Lodge of England has been disputed. Still, I think it’s pretty useful, even if it’s just t If you’ve ever wanted to read Crowley but wasn’t sure where to start, this is as good a place as any.
Magick: Liber Aba: Book 4
Though the principles of Magick are sound, I believe we have yet to see eviden An intensely individualistic account of the path of Yoga abs Magick for self-development. Dharana is the beginning of concentration, usually on a single shape, like a triangle, which eventually leads to Dhyanathe loss of distinction between object and subject, which can be described as the annihilation of the ego or sense of a separate self. Aug 23, Mark Richfield rated it it was amazing.
Anyone coming to this for the first time will assume this is all there ever was to Book 4 which is a shame as they’re missing out on what many people think is Crowley’s most important work! Crowley mastered the practices of Yoga during his studies in the East, and writes about them lucidly, without recourse to the imprecise language of mysticism.
But, once you crack it open you will instantly see that it is several smaller books rolled into one. Angie rated it really liked it Aug 13, Must-have for Thelemites and magicians of all persuasions.
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