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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This is to say that thou must first comprehend thine original Nature in every Point, before thou wast forced to bow before the Gods of Wood and Stone that Men have made, not comprehending the Law of Change, and of Evolution Through Variation, crwoley the independent Value of every living Soul.

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And so shalt thou come to the End. 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 aleisher Soul whose Fall should bring it to the shapeless Ruin whose Name is Choronzon!

More craziness from Uncle Al, the kiddies’ pal Consider aleiwter placid and apeph 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. Yet rest not alepu the Joy of the Destruction of each complex in thy Aleiater, but press on to that ultimate Marriage with the Universe whose Consummation shall destroy thee utterly, leaving only that Nothingness which was before the Beginning.

Seek therefore this Will, and conjoin with it thy conscious Self; for this is that which is written; “Thou hast no right but to do thy Will. How vast are the Oceans of uncharted Joy that lie before the Keel of thy Ship! Now therefore that thou art come to the Age of Understanding, do thou give ear unto my Wisdom, for that therein lieth a simple and direct Way for every Man that he may attain to the End.

Liber Aleph vel CXI: Go forth, o my Son, o Son of the Sun, rejoicing in thy Strength, as a Warrior, as a Bridegroom, to take thy Pleasure upon the Earth, and in every Palace of the Mind, moving ever from the crass to the subtle, from the coarse to the fine.

Thus his half grain of Morphia, which first opened his Gates of Heaven, is nothing worth to the Self-poisoner after a Year of daily Practice. But this once accomplished, that particular Complex is destroyed, or sublimated for ever.

I continue then, o my son, and reiterate that this Formula is general to all Nature. They live, according to their own Nature, without Desire, and they oppose no Resistance to the Operations of Time.


Not until the Universe is thus laid naked before thee canst laeister truly anatomize it. As all diseases have two conjunct causes, one immediate, external and exciting, the other constitutional, internal, and predisposing, so it is with Dreams, which are Dis-Eases, or unbalanced States of Consciousness, Disturbers of Sleep as Thoughts are of Life.

Crowley had claimed to be a Freemason, but the regularity of his initiations with the United Grand Lodge of England has been disputed. Paperbackpages. 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. 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. Dawn Michele rated it it was amazing Oct 07, And this is the true Key to Dreams; see that thou be diligent in its Use, and unlock therewith the secret Chambers of thine Heart.

But be thou well grounded in this Thesis corollary, that one or two such Marriages do 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. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. But for each Man is a Path: An incredibly concise and terse book, organized by chapters spanning no longer than a single page.

He gained much notori Aleister Crowley, born Edward Alexander Crowley, was a British occultist, writer, mountaineer, philosopher, poet, and mystic. His language is very hard to understand if you are not very deep into Thelema practices, so I had some troubles reading most of his books. Mar 16, IAO rated it it was amazing Shelves: 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.

Thelemite texts Works by Aleister Crowley. My son, this is not so; for by a peculiar Ordinance of Heaven, and a Disposition occult within his Mind, is every Man protected from this Loss of his own Soul, until and unless he be by Choronzon disintegrated and dispersed beyond power of Will to repair; as when the Conflict within him, rending and burning, hath made his Mind utterly desert, and his Soul Madness. Then, per contraMartin Luther, being a Giant of Will, and also the Eighth Henry of England, as a mighty King, bent them to overturn the whole World that they might have satisfaction of their Loves.

Retrieved from ” https: Now because thou art the Child of my Bowels, I yearn greatly towards thee, o my Son, and I strive strongly with my Spirit that by my Wisdom I may make plain thy Way before thee; and thus in many Chapters will I write for thee those things that may profit thee. So therefore every Marriage dissolveth a more material, and createth a less material Complex; and this is our Way of Live, rising ever from Ecstasy to Ecstasy.


Want to Read saving…. This Way is most sure; most sacred; and the Enemies thereof most awful, most sublime. So then all high Violence, that is to say, all Consciousness, is the spiritual Orgasm of a Passion between two lower and grosser Opposites. 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. Firstly, then, I would have thee to know that Spiritual Experience and Perfection have no necessary connection with Advancement in our Holy Order.

Consider well thy conscious Thoughts and Acts, for they are under the Dominion of thy Will, and moved in Accord with the Operation of thy Reason; this indeed is a necessary work, enabling to comprehend in what manner thou mayst adjust thyself to thine Environment. At first Crowley thought this was a reference to a child he was to bear with his wife Rose Kelly, though after the death of their first-born who had turned out to be a daughter Crowley took the passage in its metaphorical sense of a young student who would inherit his teachings.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Nonetheless, it is important for understanding Crowley’s method of attainment as well as his relationship with Jones. Yet in each Marriage be thou bold to affirm the spiritual Ardour of the Orgasm, fixing it in some Talisman, whether it be Art, or Magick, or Theurgy. For though it be Illusion, it alepph by the true Analysis of Falsehoods that we are able to destroy them, just as the Physician must understand the Disease of his Patient if he is to choose the fitting Remedy.

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Rl rated it it was amazing Dec 26, 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.

Right also is that Word that the Kingdom of Heaven suffereth Violence, and the violent take it by Force.

Thus thou must instantly seek out the Cause of that subconscious Conflict, and destroy thine Enemy utterly by bringing thy conscious Vigour as an Ally to that true Will.

Now therefore will I make yet more clear unto thee the Value of thy Dreams and Phantesies and Gestures of thine unconscious Body and Mind, as Symptoms of thy particular Will, alepy show thee how thy mayst come to their Interpretation. Lists with This Book. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.