Magick in Theory and Practice

Magick in Theory and Practice, Part III of Book Four by The Master Therion (Aleister Crowley)


Part III of Book Four by The Master Therion (Aleister Crowley)

[Based on the Castle Books edition of New York.]

Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law

Hymn to Pan

Definition and Theorems of Magick

CONTENTS (This portion of the Book should be studied in connection with its Parts I. and II.)

0 The Magical Theory of the Universe.

I The Principles of Ritual.

II The Formulae of the Elemental Weapons.

III The Formula of Tetragrammaton.

IV The Formula of Alhim: also that of Alim.

V The Formula of I. A. O.

VI The Formula of the Neophyte.

VII The Formula of the Holy Graal, of Abrahadabra, and of Certain Other Words; with some remarks on the Magical Memory.

VIII Of Equilibrium: and of the General and Particular Method of Preparation of the Furniture of the Temple and the Instruments of Art.

IX Of Silence and Secrecy: and of the Barbarous names of Evocation.

X Of the Gestures.

XI Of Our Lady BABALON and of The Beast whereon she rideth: also concerning Transformations.

XII Of the Bloody Sacrifice and Matters Cognate.

XIII Of the Banishings, and of the Purifications.

XIV Of the Consecrations: with an Account of the Nature and Nurture of the Magical Link.

XV Of the Invocation.

XVI (1) Of the Oath.

XVI (2) Of the Charge to the Spirit: with some Account of the Constraints and Curses occasionally necessary.

XVII Of the License to Depart.

XVIII Of Clairvoyance: and of the Body of Light, its Powers and its Development. Also concerning Divinations.

XIX Of Dramatic Rituals.

XX Of the Eucharist: and of the Art of Alchemy.

XXI Of Black Magick: of the Main Types of the Operations of Magick Art: and of the Powers of the Sphinx.

Appendix I Bibliography and Curriculum of the A∴A∴

Appendix II One Star in Sight

Appendix III Notes on the nature of the "Astral Plane"

Appendix IV Liber Samekh - Theurgia Goetia Summa (Congressus Cum Daemone)

Appendix V A few of the principal correspondences of the Qabalah

Appendix VI

A few principal Rituals

Appendix VII

A few of the principal instructions authorised by the A∴A∴


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