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Those who discovered the ciphers wrote to S. The Work of the Lover, after having achieved Knowledge and Conversation, is therefore one of Equilibrium: To Cross the Abyss, one must surrender all that one has and all that one is. One may see this as becoming the Bride of Christ, and another may see this as being pierced by a Divine sword; one may see this cauaae a blinding Light, and another as a caussae Darkness.
The adept who wrote this added that the Order had already quite enough knowledge to enable it or its members to formulate a magical link with the adepts.
Liber LXI vel Causae
How shall I indite songs, when even the memory of the shadow of thy glory is a thing beyond all music of speech or of silence?
Now the Great Work is one, and the Initiation is one, and the Reward is one, however diverse are the symbols wherein the Unutterable is clothed.
For Perfection abideth not in the Pinnacles, or in the Foundations, but in the ordered Harmony of one with all. Please send any feedback, requests, or corrections to webmaster oto-usa.
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After some time S. He perceived the inadequacy of science, philosophy, and religion; and exposed the self-contradictory nature of the thinking faculty. In the emotions, a lack of Love or acceptance shows itself in the feeling of disgust. Deliberately, therefore, did he take refuge in vagueness. In the language of Thelemic Mysticism, the Adept and the Holy Guardian Angel are united like lovers, they meet and interact and enjoy one another but they remain separate as Adept and Angel.
It is the intelligence or intuition of what Jechidah [True Self] wishes to discover about itself. Should therefore the candidate hear the name of any God, let him not rashly assume that it refers to any known God, save only the God known to himself. Uniqueness of this Experience: But since the absolute rule of the adepts is never to interfere with the judgment of any other person whomsoever— how much more, then, one of themselves, and that one most highly revered!
Beware lest you interpret them either in the Light or in the darkness, for only in L. In the Order, with two certain exceptions and two doubtful ones, he found no persons prepared for initiation of any sort. Being himself no perfect adept, he was driven of the Spirit into the Wilderness, where he abode for six years, studying by the light of reason the sacred books and secret systems of initiation of all countries and ages.
If one clings to the light and ignores the darkness, one is not equilibrated; if one clings to virtues and ignores vices, one is not equilibrated; if one clings to one belief and ignores its opposite, one is not equilibrated. It is simply that the normal incoherence and discrepancy between them has been harmonized.
New and revised rituals were issued, and fresh knowledge poured out in streams.
Liber LXI vel Causae
Francis of Assisi visited lepers, the sight of which disgusted him. If one persists to the third Stage, one comes to identity with the Absolute itself rather than being simply a part thereof.
The rituals were elaborated, though scholarly enough, into verbose and pretentious nonsense: We labour earnestly, dear brother, that you may never be led away to perish upon this point; for thereon have many holy and just men been wrecked.
One may compare it to the effect produced by wine on some people. The persistence in this Love so that it becomes complete and perfect, so to speak, leads to the next stage. Listen, we pray you, with attention: This is sometimes called the Beatific Vision by Crowley. Post was not sent – check your email addresses!
It has throughout proved impossible to elucidate the complex facts.
Conversely, many of the anxieties, worries, vwl fears that plague the Mystic will fall away or seem petty in contrast to this Mystic libeg. Dhyana also can be felt as a union of subject and object but not a complete union where both are annihilated. In one P.
Also by images and symbols have men striven to express it: It was written by one of them that S. May it not be written that the tribulations shall be shortened? Also his body shook and staggered with the burden of that bliss and that excess and that ultimate nameless. One is not blinded to the facts of existence. In the beginning was Initiation.
Without Authority they could not do this, exalted as their rank was among oxi.