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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It is a touchstone for me when it comes to quotes, understanding magic as a Christian, and speaking of that: Want to Read saving…. Mar 16, IAO rated it it was amazing Shelves: Brandee Henderson rated it it was amazing Jul 28, Abuldiz communicated that there was a book to be given to Fra.

Whatever you think of Crowley, just remember that most of the “High Popes” of real change and fathers in the Bible itself were far from perfect and that the Divine can certainly use anybody who is willing to be a vessel.

Liber 4 – Liber ABA

I’m working on it. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Mar 03, Antonio Iannarone magifk it it was amazing.

Jan 26, Christy rated it it was amazing. Yama and Niyama are the adopted moral or behavioural codes of the adept’s choosing that will be least likely to excite the mind. To ask other readers questions about Book 4please sign up.

I really enjoyed the first part of this book where Abaa talks about meditation, and spirituality in general, in the most no-nonsense and often sarcastic way. Apr 04, Sean rated it really liked it Shelves: EngvarB from September Use dmy dates from September Articles needing additional references from December All articles needing additional references All accuracy disputes Articles with disputed statements from February Magick Thelemite texts Works by Aleister Crowley. Douglas Albright rated it really liked it Apr 23, Crowley mastered the practices of Yoga during his studies in the East, and writes about them lucidly, without recourse to the imprecise language of mysticism.


An online version of Magick Without Tears can be found here. Quite possibly the most I have ever spent on a book but worth every penny! Crowley’s sly humour comes through in a small section where oiber few nursery rhymes are deconstructed to show their ‘coded’ magical references. 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.

Not to say there isn’t also plenty of nonsense but if you’re reading Crowley and not expecting nonsense then you’re some kind of idiot-weirdo hybrid. The second half of the book is about the symbolism of the tools of the magician or “Magickal Weapons”. Please help improve this article by introducing citations to additional sources.

Think of it as a tongue-in-cheek manifesto on figuring out what to do with your life. Jun 19, Nathan rated it really liked it.

This is a must read for everyone; but, especially the solitary practitioner.

There is a very comprehensive mini-education in this book. Then you’ll be fine, just fine. The absolute necessary book for every magician today. Sep 08, Anthony Muljat rated it ava liked it. Views Read Edit View history. If you are new to occultism; I would recommend this being the first work by Crowley that you should start out reading. Apr 04, Josh Anderson rated it it was amazing. The writing of Book 4 was duly accomplished with the aid of his seer Soror Virakam Mary Desti [1] at a villa in Posillipo near Naples, Lbierand was published in the winter of — in The Equinox Vol.


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The second part of Book 4 deals with the Temple, Altar, robe and working tools of the magician, how these should be thought of, approached and constructed. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Crowley scales the theory back to a simple guide–explaining dhyarna, samadhi, etc. The laws and truths of the occult world which are presented here give the student a sound working knowledge and set him firmly on the path.

Magick: Liber Aba: Book 4

The bible of Magick of the 20th Century. This section also includes an “Interlude”, which is a humorous exposition on the magical interpretations of popular nursery rhymessuch as Old Mother Hubbard and Little Bo Peep.

When developing his basic yogic program, Crowley borrowed heavily from many other yogis, such as Patanjali and Yajnavalkyakeeping their fundamental techniques while jettisoning much of the attendant moral magicck.

The other two thirds went over my head a bit as he talks about the symbolism of abx peripherals of ceremonial magick, but much of this was interspersed with more attacks on bliss-ninny spirituality an I really enjoyed the first part of this book where Crowley talks about meditation, and spirituality in general, in the most no-nonsense and often sarcastic way.