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Oliver St. John
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Thelemic Mysticism and Jacob Boehme
Episode 18: We will discuss Thelemic mysticism, with a particular emphasis on the practical side of things. The saints and sages down the ages were not all ‘up in the clouds’. We will demonstrate this with some readings from The Confessions of Jacob Boehme....

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Thelemic Mysticism: Will to a Great Work
The Egyptian Book of the Law, Liber AL vel Legis, I: 2, professes: The unveiling of the company of heaven. Operations of magick or theurgy do not begin or end with a word or an oath; they begin and end with silence. We behold the sun and the stars in a ligh...

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Astrum Draconis
Liber 373 Astrum Draconis was released at the solstice, 21st June 2017. The book includes our Liturgical Rite, the Mass of Hormaku with Litany and Collects. The best way to study the Liturgy and gain a complete understanding is in the context of the book, L...

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Twilight of Creation and Bornless Spirit
E. A. Wallis Budge noted in The Gods of the Egyptians how little was known or indeed, remembered, of the swampy Ogdoad arising from the primal void even by the ancient Egyptians. However, much can be done with Budge’s literal translation and hieroglyphs whe...

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Podcast Episode 17: Phoenix and other Stellar Rites of Initiation. Also, Astrology of the Holy Guardian Angel Part Two: Outer Gateways.

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The Phoenix and Nightside Astrology
Episode 17: We will look at a new book to be released at Easter this year, entitled The Phoenix and other Stellar Rites of Initiation . I shall read from the Introduction, augmenting it with additional asides and anecdotes. Heather Carmen joins me in a dram...


Three Stellar Rites for the New Aeon: The Phoenix: The Khu: Bornless. Night vs Light Magick and further on a Nu Golden Dawn.

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Nu Golden Dawn: Night Magick vs Light Magick
The post-truth age is a chilling but unavoidable truth. [1] At least, it is a truth so long as we can no longer discern the true from the false, good from evil. While truth cannot be absolutely true, true discernment is made in the heart and not the reasoni...

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Astrology of the Holy Guardian Angel
Episode 16: We can now move on to the grade of Dominus Liminis. At this juncture it seems timely to investigate relations between the Holy Guardian Angel and the astrological natal chart. We will therefore include an overview of the subject of Hermetic Astr...
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