Book: Liber A Vel Armorum by Aleister Crowley. An instruction for the preparation of the Elemental Instruments. See also: Equinox I iv, p. Liber A vel Armorum sub figura CDXII – Os Libri de Thelema – Os Libri de Aleister Crowley – A Biblioteca Hermética – Hermetic Library. Book: Liber A Vel Armorum by Aleister Crowley An instruction for the preparation of the Elemental Instruments. See also: Equinox I iv, p.
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Book: Liber 412 A Vel Armorum by Aleister Crowley
How else would she have any right to cause change in it save from the standpoint of right stewardship? This then is that which is written: As the footnotes will explain the most obvious and relevant attributions I will focus here veel the correspondences between the symbols to be engraved and the tools themselves.
Lead is the discipline of Saturn. The length shall be eight inches. Inhe encountered a being known as Aiwass, described as a ” minister ” to Horus, the central deity libe Thelema, and as a Holy Guardian Angel.
Aleister Crowley, born Edward Alexander Crowley, 12 October – 1 December was an English occultist, prolific writer and poet, mystic, astrologer, drug experimenter, hedonist, aficionado ljber chess and mountain climbing, sexual revolutionary and social critic.
It can be superseded by one of better design or one that attracts our fancy in the moment. However, the aspirant also deserves what guidance is available in the process.
Liber A Vel Armorum – Thelema and Faith
By being the sum of the letters directly or indirectly through any of the modes of manipulation like Arik Bakir or sundry divisions and additionsthe number is a container for many words, thus many names and ideas.
Crowley’s beliefs included pursuing the Great Work, which included gaining self-knowledge and uniting with the larger universe. Skip to secondary content. Words in this same way say one thing and not an other, separating it out from the Whole of Existence.
Liebr word retains its own identity in the number but also achieves its fulfillment by being seen equally clearly for what it is not by virtue of the contrast with those other words of the same numerical value but of conflicting meaning. What number, then, describes that which you preserve? Let it when finished be consecrated as he hath skill to perform and kept wrapped in silk of emerald green. The weaker to my mind is the attribution of glass to Aquarius, and thus to clear, fixed mind.
The diameter shall be eight inches, and the thickness half an inch.
Through creating the liberr of the Pantacle the mage is will fully entering into a deeper and explicitly positive relationship with the whole universe. These are the qualities that are needed to ignite this subtle and secret Lamp.
Aiwass dictated the Book of the Law, which Crowley wrote down and published, becoming the central Thelemic text. Let his Practicus approve thereof. Let him by his understanding and ingenium devise a Number to represent the Universe. Yet there are also other principles involved. Thus the symbol is in essence a private symbol.
As the pen destroys the pure whiteness of the paper in writing, so does the dagger by cutting off a libef from another thing, giving it definition while destroying the unity of what was.
What of all the numbers represents the confluence of those thoughts ideas words and aa that are closest to your heart? This is your Word. The Lamp Let the Dominus Liminis take pure lead, tin, and quicksilver, with platinum, and, if need be, glass.
Creation is the fundamental deed. It becomes a signature or character by which the mage is known. This is obviously a matter of changing the nature of the relationship one has with the thing in question as the thing re-valued has not changed in the least. Thus it de scribes the structures we use in our actions. Let him further gild the wood of his hilt. We are asked to construct a lamp that burns without wick or oil, being fed by the Aethyr. This reading is most useful and practical.
However, I believe that every part of this description is symbolic and, if rightly understood, any one cognate symbol can be transposed for another. Yet the verse aids us again. A number partakes of this quality through gematria. As the symbol to be attached to the wand is a deed, we are being asked what it is that we would create? Thus it is most fitting that the image to be engraved upon the Pantacle represents the All.
This symbol also serves armorjm the mage as a coat of arms, or an official seal, does for a sovereign, or an officer of some organization.
In some kind of container. It is also the logic that guides our armoum of action.
Let the Dominus Liminis take pure lead, tin, and quicksilver, with platinum, and, if need be, glass. How can the world be redeemed when nothing is lost or sold? As for the others I will leave them to your own exploration.