What defines a Genius is his authenticity, his exceptionality which exceeds all standards of taste and mediocrity, to the extent that the worst vulgarity in his possession easily becomes an object of the highest divine providence.
The first principle that I have brought you is that our only task is to realize the Knowledge and Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel and to awaken the True Nature.
The Oath of the Abyss.
The Oath of an Adeptus Minor
The Oath of a Dominus Liminis.
The Oath of a Philosophus.
Graduum Montis Abiegni. A Syllabus of the Steps Upon the Path.
As the Probationer progresses further through his Grade, encountering various Eastern and Western thoughts, theories and practices, he must be aware of what is really needed and what is not.
Dear Brother, correspondence between you and Victor made me write you earlier than I planned. For some time I have been designing a quality group work to revive and engage our Kaaba.
Meditation found in Liber HHH, which is particularly refered to the Zelator.
Thelemic Tarot deck. Complete display of 22 Major Arcana.
I do hereby resolve: in the Presence of Philosophus of the A∴A∴: To prosecute the Great Work: which is, to obtain control of the vacillations of my own being.
Above all, one should take into account that M....M is not a word but a formula, that only represents or resembles a subtle inner story, and in its proper form it is necessary to get it from yours Zelator.
Grades are meridians of the soul and like earthly meridians, they are just a matter of agreement, and as it does not mean that there are clearly visible lines on the planet, it can be said that from the standpoint of LVX, the Grades do not exists.
The practice of writing a magical Diary is the first true step inside the Golden Dawn, and if I had to reject all meditations and ritual practices, I would do so if it will be allowed for me to carry my magical Diary.
I do hereby resolve: in the Presence of Zelator of the A∴A∴: To prosecute the Great Work: which is, to obtain control of the vacillations of my own being.
I do hereby resolve: in the Presence of Neophyte of the A∴A∴: To prosecute the Great Work: which is, to obtain control of the vacillations of my own being.
I enter the sphere by passing through the door with the stamped symbol of Mercury at the top, invoking and vibrating the names.
Teaching is the best way of learning. The role of the Superior is to be a fellow sufferer, a companion, a witness of the sacred act of the Oath which Student undertakes.
Behind me stood various shells and planets of the world. In front though, there was nothing. I became aware that I was in a very specific plane, so I gave up from vibrating the names and calling the guide.
On the surface above the sea, the airy character of LAM stares at me. His head is floating where the center of these circular waves was. I get spasm all over my body. LAM is sucking me inside of his skull.
There seems to be a certain type of astral vision that can so much affect the soul as the worst poison. Such visions affect the aspirant long after they are received and the aspirant can find himself acting for years to comply with orders he obtained.
As further in the text, I am conveying to you the notes from my private journals. I believe that an insight into practical goals and achievements, even only as a poetical understanding, worths thousands of sealed Jinnis.
Last pictures of Boleskine
This is the paradox of Yoga. You cannot practice Yoga. You cannot practice Achievement – it would mean that you have already achieved it. What moves you away from the Yoga is your practice of Yoga, as exercise is the essence of every failure.