MAGICK. LIBER ABA. ALEISTER CROWLEY. WITH MARY DESTI AND LEILA WADDELL BOOK 4 by FRATER PERDURABO (Aleister Crowley) and SOROR . Magick has ratings and 27 reviews. Lex said: Definitely NOT a beginner’s treatise, but quite possibly the most exhaustive and illuminating book on. BOOK FOUR, Parts I and II, together with Magick in Theory and Practice (which .. So 4 or 5 stars for the FULL version of Book 4, Liber ABA but only 3 for this My .
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He gained much notoriety during his lifetime, and was infamously dubbed “The Wickedest Man in the World.
The second half goes “Book 4” is probably ‘Uncle Al’s most accessible volume, aside wba his few fiction works. Meditation is NOT simply sitting in lotus and drifting off into space; it is a serious and rigorous activity.
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Jul 12, Yomna hosny rated it really liked it. Aaron rated it really liked it May 17, Liber ABA refers to this work being a part of Crowley’s system of magical works known as libri Latin for ‘books’. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Part I is lliber “Mysticism” with the sub-title “Meditation: Refresh and try again. EngvarB from September Use dmy dates from September Articles needing additional references from December Magikc articles needing additional references All accuracy disputes Articles with disputed statements from February Still, I think it’s pretty useful, even if it’s just to compare what one magickal tradition does with your own Or, if you aren’t a magician, to see what one magickal vook does.
One of the most important books to have in a Crowley collection. Book 4 by Aleister Crowley. In most systems such as gematria where letters are given numerical value, ABA adds up to 4, a number which represents the Four Elements, Stability and so on thus the name Book 4.
Jan 26, Christy rated it msgick was amazing. The absolute necessary book for every magician today.
Yoga, Asana and Pranayama are among those discussed. What is unique about Crowley’s presentation is he demystifies them and tells the practitioner exactly what purpose they serve and what goal the practitioner is hoping to achieve.
Probably the easiest to read book out of all of Crowley’s writings; I dare say easier than magick without tears some will call me a heretic. Blok item is described llber detail–what material it should be made from, it’s dimensions and it’s symbolism as part of the “Great Work”.
Aug 21, Jen Snider rated it it was amazing.
Magick: Liber Aba: Book 4
Magick Thelemite texts Works abz Aleister Crowley. I love his view points on certain aspects that the general pagan community likes to fluff up. The second half of the book is about the symbolism of the tools of the libee or “Magickal Weapons”.
Return to Book Page. Book 4 by Aleister Crowley. Not all is correct es Essential for anyone seriously interested in 20th century and beyond occultism, Western Mystery tradition, and Western esoteric work.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Crowley’s definitive magnum opus on magick and self-actualization, made even more valuable by HB’s introduction and extensive footnotes. He gained much notori Aleister Crowley, born Edward Alexander Crowley, was a British occultist, writer, mountaineer, philosopher, poet, and mystic. The other two thirds went over my head a bit as he talks about the symbolism of the peripherals of ceremonial magick, but much of this was interspersed with more attacks on bliss-ninny spirituality and more witty practical advice for life.
Jul 26, Chris Feldman rated it it was amazing Shelves: Crowley scales the theory back to a simple guide–explaining dhyarna, samadhi, etc. The first half of the book concerns yoga and meditation.
Crowley was a genius, and regardless of what one feels about his dark delivery, personal bigotries, or ego-maniacal nature, his works stand alone in quality, quantity and scope.