Holy Books of Thelema
The Book of the Law
Liber AL vel Legis sub figura CCXX (220). The central sacred text of Thelema.
A Transcription of Liber Legis
My own transcription from the original writing
The Djeridensis Working
Crowley's 1923 Commentary on Liber Legis.
Introduction to Book 220
Written by Crowley as an introduction to his Commentary on Liber Legis.
The Holy Books
A page listing the various sacred texts of Thelema.
Other Crowley texts on Thelema and Magick
The Heart of the Master
A visionary and poetic summary of Thelema, the Holy Qabalah, the Tree of Life and the Tarot.
Crowley's comprehensive treatise on the Qabalah, culled from Part V of "The Temple of Solomon the King" (printed in The Equinox I:5) and reprinted as "Gematria" in 777. It includes the essays "Qabalistic Dogma" and "An Essay Upon Number."
The Message of The Master Therion
Liber II (2). Explains the essence of the new Law in a very simple manner.
The Law of Liberty
An expository commentary on Liber Legis.
De Lege Libellum
An epistle on the Four Emanations of the Law: Light, Life, Love, and Liberty.
The Book of the Balance
Liber Libræ sub figura XXX (30)
The Thelemic declaration of rights of Man
A note on the chief rules of practical conduct to be observed by those who accept the Law of Thelema.
The Antecedents of Thelema
...including St. Augustine and Rabelais
A Memorandum Regarding The Book of the Law
a letter written to author James Cabell
A short essay written to Martha Kuntzel
A Lecture on the Philosophy of Magick
A brief lecture delivered in 1932
The Initiated Interpretation of Ceremonial Magic
Crowley's introduction to the Goetia
The Great Invocation
A ritual intended to be published in The Collected Works of Aleister Crowley vol III, along with Liber L.
Every Woman is a Star
Crowley's commentary on AL III:55, from The Law is for All.
The Sun Symbolically Considered
A brief and beautiful exposition on the Sun, excerpted from The General Principles of Astrology
A Brief Essay Upon the Nature and Significance of the Magical Alphabet
The Gnostic Mass
Liber XV (15), Ecclesiæ Gnosticæ Catholicæ Canon Missæ, the central public and private rite of OTO
An Open Letter to Those Who May Wish to Join the Order
Liber CI (101). Enumerating the Duties and Privileges of membership in OTO—a key document outlining the grand vision of OTO
An Intimation with Reference to the Constitution of the Order
Liber CXCIV (194), explaining the governmental organization of OTO
Khabs am Pekht
An epistle written to Charles Stansfeld Jones regarding OTO and "the means to be taken to extend the dominion of the Law of Thelema throughout the whole world."
Manifesto of the OTO
Liber LII (52), Crowley's 1919 manifesto
Revised O.T.O. Constitution of 1917
This historical document was written by Theodor Reuss, the first Outer Head of the Order, which was largely based on the MMM Constitution written in 1913 by Aleister Crowley.
MMM Constitution of 1913
Crowley's constitution for the British Section of OTO called Mysteria Mystica Maxima.
Bye-laws with Reference to the Profess-Houses of the Order and its Colleges of the Holy Ghost
Promulgated Jan. 1, 1914 by the National Grand Master General Baphomet X○ (Crowley) and read before Lodge No. 1 on Friday May 8, 1914
A Memorandum on O.T.O. Policy
An unpublished (until EQ III:10) policy statement by Crowley
Of Eden and the Sacred Oak
Liber CXXIV (124). A discussion of profess-houses and hospitality
Concerning the Law of Thelema
Liber CLXI (161), concerning the OTO and it's solution of Property
The System of the O.T.O.
From Magick Without Tears, this letter outlines the system of the Order, how it differs from the A∴A∴,and briefly addresses other matters relating to the O.T.O.
What is Freemasonry?
From Confessions, Crowley's account of his motivations and methods in reconstructing the OTO and its rituals
Preface to the revised rituals of the O.T.O.
Crowley's preface to his revised rituals for 0○ through III○