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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I’m working on it. This is a must read for everyone; but, especially the solitary practitioner. By the time I finally read this; I was already studying occultism for several years and found a lot of common sense gems and ideas that I have not seen put forth in other literature.
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Book 4 by Aleister Crowley
The way of attainment of genius or Godhead considered as a development of the human brain. Book 4 by Aleister Crowley. It is a touchstone for me when it comes to quotes, understanding magic as a Christian, and speaking of that: Wonderfully written with lots of useful liner.
Refresh and try again. It is a lengthy treatise on Magickhis system of Western occult practice, synthesised from many sources, including Eastern YogaHermeticismmedieval grimoirescontemporary magical theories from writers like Eliphas Levi kiber Helena Blavatskyand his own original contributions. Crowley’s definitive magnum opus on magick and self-actualization, made even more valuable by HB’s introduction and extensive footnotes.
The appendices include many rituals and practical essays on magical practice. Howard rated it it was amazing Sep librr, The second part of Book 4 deals with the Temple, Altar, robe and working tools of the magician, how aaba should be thought of, approached and constructed. An intensely individualistic account of the path of Yoga and Magick for self-development.
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. In most systems such as gematria where letters are given numerical value, Mmagick adds up to 4, a number which represents the Four Elements, Stability and so on thus the name Book 4.
But, once you crack it open you will instantly see that it is several smaller books rolled into one. The first half of the book concerns yoga and meditation. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Aaron rated it really liked it May 17, Next is Pranayamawhich is the control of breath, and Mantra yogawhich is the use of mantras.
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The first part of Book 4 deals with the Eastern practices for discipline of the mind and body. Goodreads helps you keep track libber books you want to read. This second-revised edition of Crowley’s magnum opus features new, more legible typesetting, text corrections based on a previously unseen corrected proof, and the previously unpublished Liber Testis Testitudinis.
Think of it as a tongue-in-cheek manifesto on figuring out what to do with your life. Though the principles of Magick are sound, I believe we have yet to see eviden An intensely individualistic account of the path of Yoga and Magick for self-development.
Magick: Liber Aba: Book 4
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I used many of the techniques described in the yoga part and the results were amazing! 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.
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My star rating is purely for this particular edition of Book 4. Definitely NOT a beginner’s treatise, but quite possibly the most exhaustive and illuminating book magic, post-Golden Dawn Hermetic ritual magick. I was quite surprised when I first heard that Ritual Magic k was “based on the system of the Kabbalah” as it’s most commonly spelled. All four parts of Book 4 in one place May 17, Zulu Adams magicj it liked it.
This part is Crowley’s book Equinox of the Gods only edited under a different name. Over-all, an easy, quick read.