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The Great Work (Thelema)

January 12, 2010 by  
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Source: http://www.thelemapedia.org/index.php/The_Great_Work The Great Work (lat: Magnum Opus), within Thelema, is the process of attaining Knowledge and Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel and learning and accomplishing one’s True Will. The concept originates as far back as Medieval alchemy, and came to Thelema through Hermetic Magic informed by the Qabalah. Table of contents 1 In […]

Elementals (Thelema)

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Source: http://www.thelemapedia.org/index.php/Elemental In mysticism, mythology and alchemy, an elemental is a creature (usually a spirit) that is attuned with, or composed of, one of the classical elements: air, earth, fire and water. The elements balance each other out through opposites: water quenches fire, fire boils water, earth contains air, air erodes earth. The concept of […]

Chaos (Thelema)

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Source: http://www.lashtal.com/wiki/Chaos In Greek Mythology, Chaos was perceived as the void from which all things sprang, or a mass of unordered things. Chaos existed from the beginning alongside Nyx (Night), Erberus and Tartarus. Gaia, Tartarus and Eros were sometimes considered progeny of Chaos. Chaos is described as the “All-Father”, “One Father of Life”, “the Dyad”, […]

Babalon (Thelema)

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Source: http://www.lashtal.com/wiki/Babalon Babalon is referred to as the Scarlet Woman, the Great Mother, and the Mother of Abominations. Her godform is that of a sacred whore, and her primary symbol is the Chalice or Graal. Her consort is Chaos, the “Father of Life” and the male form of the Creative Principle. Babalon is often described […]

Rudiments (Scientology)

January 11, 2010 by  
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Source: Hubbard, L. (1979 ) Dianetics and Scientology Technical Dictionary, Los Angeles, Church of Scientology of California RUDIMENTS, 1. setting the case up for the session action. This includes ARC breaks, PTPs, W/Hs, GF or O/R listing or any prepared list. (HCOB 23 Aug 71) 2. the rudiments apply to present time and this universe […]

Anchor Point (Scientology)

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Source: Hubbard, L. (1979 ) Dianetics and Scientology Technical Dictionary, Los Angeles, Church of Scientology of California ANCHOR POINTS, 1. assigned or agreed-upon points of boundary, which are conceived to be motionless by the individual. (PDC 13) 2. points which are anchored in a space different to the physical universe space around a body. (FOT, […]

Abyss (Thelema)

January 10, 2010 by  
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Source: http://www.thelemapedia.org/index.php/Abyss The Abyss is the great gulf or void between the phenomenal world of manifestation and its noumenal source. This doctrine is extremely difficult to explain; but it corresponds more or less to the gap in thought between the Real, which is ideal, and the Unreal, which is actual. In the Abyss all things […]

Abyss (Scientology)

January 10, 2010 by  
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Source: Hubbard, L. R. (1951). Dianetics: The Original Thesis. Los Angeles, Church of Scientology of California, Publications Organization, United States. It is a purpose of Dianetics to pass man across the abyss of irrational, solely reactive thought and enter him upon a new stage of constructive progression to the ultimate goal. (Emphasis added.)

Tree of Life (Thelema)

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Source: http://www.thelemapedia.org/index.php/Tree_of_Life The Tree of Life is a tool used to categorize and organize various mystical concepts, and is central to the teachings of Aleister Crowley and the Qabalah. At its most simple level, it is composed of ten spheres, or emanations, called sephiroth (sing. “sephira”) which are connected by twenty two paths. The sephiroth […]

City of the Pyramids (Thelema)

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Source: http://www.thelemapedia.org/index.php/City_of_the_Pyramids The City of the Pyramids is the mystical home to those adepts that have crossed the great Abyss (see the Tree of Life), having spilled all their blood in the Graal of Babalon. They have destroyed their earthly ego-identities, becoming nothing more than piles of dust (i.e. the remaining aspects of their True […]

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