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                        THE EQUINOX

                            No. V

THE great pressure on our space has made it necessary to hold over much
promised matter.  It is hoped to include in No. V:


  their explanation.  A complete treatise, fully illustrated, upon the Spirits
  of the Elements, their names and offices, with the method of calling them
  forth and controlling them.  With an account of The Heptarchical Mystery,
  The Thirty Aethyrs or Aires with "The Vision and the Voice," being the Cries
  of the Angels of the Aethyrs, a revelation of the highest truths pertaining
  to the grade of Magister Templi, and many other matters.  Fully illustrated.

    This instalment, which deals with Frater P.'s communication from the
  A ∴ A ∴, is the most important of the Series.  Fully Illustrated.


ACROSS THE GULF: An adept's memory of his incarnation in Egypt under the 26th
  dynasty; with an account of the Passing of the Equinox of Isis.

                            &c.  &c.  &c.

                               WILLIAM NORTHAM,
"                                  "ROBEMAKER,"


MR. NORTHAM begs to announce that he has been entrusted with the manufacture
of all robes and other ceremonial apparel of members of the A ∴ A ∴ and
its adepts and aspirants.

        No. 0.  PROBATIONER'S ROBE       .     .    .    .    .    œ5 0 0
            1.       "         "       superior quality  .    .     7 0 0
            2. NEOPHYTE'S     .    .     .     .    .    .    .     6 0 0
            3. ZELATOR           Symbol added to No. 2   .    .     1 0 0
            4. PRACTICUS           "      "          3   .    .     1 0 0
            5. PHILOSOPHUS         "      "          4   .    .     1 0 0
            6. DOMINUS LIMINIS     "      "          5   .    .     1 0 0
            7. ADEPTUS (without)   "      "       0 or 1 .    .     3 0 0
            8.    "    (Within)    .     .     .    .    .    .    10 0 0
            9. ADEPTUS MAJOR       .     .     .    .    .    .    10 0 0
           10. ADEPTUS EXEMPTUS    .     .     .    .    .    .    10 0 0
           11. MAGISTER TEMPLI     .     .     .    .    .    .    50 0 0

   The Probationer's robe is fitted for performance of all general invocations
and especially for the I. of the H. G. A.; a white and gold nemmes may be
worn.  These robes may also be worn by Assistant Magi in all composite rituals
of the White.
   The Neophyte's robe is fitted for all elemental operations.  A black and
gold nemmes may be worn.  Assistant Magi may wear these in all composite
rituals of the Black.
   The Zelator's robe is fitted for all rituals involving I O, and for the
infernal rites of Luna.  In the former case an Uraeus crown and purple nemmes,
in the latter a silver nemmes should be worn.
   The Practicus' robe is fitted for all rituals involving I I, and for the
rites of Mercury.  In the former case an Uraeus crown and green nemmes, in the
latter a nemyss of shot silk, should be worn.
   The Philosophus' robe is fitted for all rituals involving O O, and for the
rites of Venus.  In the former case an Uraeus crown and azure nemmes, in the
latter a green nemmes, should be worn.
   The Dominus Liminis' robe is fitted for the infernal rites of Sol, which
must never be celebrated.
   The Adeptus Minor's robe is fitted for the rituals of Sol.  A golden nemmes
may be worn.
   The Adeptus' robe is fitted for the particular workings of the Adeptus, and
for the Postulant at the First Gate of the City of the Pyramids.
   The Adeptus Major's Robe is fitted for the Chief Magus in all Rituals and
Evocations of the Inferiors, for the performance of the rites of Mars, and for
the Postulant at the Second Gate of the City of the Pyramids.
   The Adeptus Exemptus' robe is fitted for the Chief Magus in all Rituals and
Invocations of the Superiors, for the performance of the rites of Jupiter, and
for the Postulant at the Third Gate of the City of the Pyramids.
   The Babe of the Abyss has no robe.
   For the performance of the rites of Saturn, the Magician may wear a black
robe, close-cut, with narrow sleeves, trimmed with white, and the Seal and
Square of Saturn marked on breast and back.  A conical black cop embroidered
with the Sigils of Saturn should be worn.
   The Magister Templi Robe is fitted for the great Meditations, for the
supernal rites of Luna, and for those rites of Babylon and the Graal.  But
this robe should be worn by no man, because of that which is written:
"Ecclesia abhorret a sanguine."
       "Any of these robes may be worn by a person of whatever grade on"
                         "appropriate occasions."

                 "Crown 8vo, Scarlet Buckram, pp. 64."

            This Edition strictly limited to 500 Copies.

                              A ∴ A ∴
                      PUBLICATION IN CLASS B.

THIS book contains in concise tabulated form a comparative view of all the
symbols of the great religions of the world; the perfect attributions of the
Taro, so long kept secret by the Rosicrucians, are now for the first time
published; also the complete secret magical correspondences of the G.'.
D.'. and R. R. et A. C.  It forms, in short, a complete magical and
philosophical dictionary; a key to all religions and to all practical occult
    For the first time Western and Qabalistic symbols have been harmonized
with those of Hinduism, Buddhism, Mohammedanism, Taoism, &c.  By a glance at
Tables, anybody conversant with any one system can understand perfectly all

The "Occult Review" says:

   "Despite its cumbrous sub-title and high price per page, this work has only
to come under the notice of the right people to be sure of a ready sale.  In
its author's words, it represents 'an attempt to systematise alike the data of
mysticism and the results of comparative religion,' and so far as any book can
succeed in such an attempt, this book does succeed; that is to say, it
condenses in some sixty pages as much information as many an intelligent
reader at the Museum has been able to collect in years.  The book proper
consists of a Table of 'Correspondences,' and is, in fact, an attempt to
reduce to a common denominator the symbolism of as many religious and magical
systems as the author is acquainted with.  The denominator chosen is
necessarily a large one, as the author's object is to reconcile systems which
divide all things into 3, 7, 10, 12, as the case may be.  Since our expression
'common denominator' is used in a figurative and not in a strictly
mathematical sense, the task is less complex than appears at first sight, and
the 32 Paths of the Sepher Yetzirah, or Book of Formation of the Qabalah,
provide a convenient scale.  These 32 Paths are attributed by the Qabalists to
the 10 Sephiroth, or Emanations of Deity, and to the 22 letters of the Hebrew
alphabet, which are again subdivided into 3 mother letters, 7 double letters,
and 12 simple letters.  On this basis, that of the Qabalistic 'Tree of Life,'
as a certain arrangement of the Sephiroth and 22 remaining Paths connecting
them is termed, the author has constructed no less than 183 tables.
   "The Qabalistic information is very full, and there are tables of Egyptian
and Hindu deities, as well as of colours, perfumes, plants, stones, and
animals.  The information concerning the tarot and geomancy exceeds that to be
found in some treatises devoted exclusively to those subjects.  The author
appears to be acquainted with Chinese, Arabic, and other classic texts.  here
your reviewer is unable to follow him, but his Hebrew does credit alike to him
and to his printer.  Among several hundred words, mostly proper names, we
found and marked a few misprints, but subsequently discovered each one of them
in a printed table of errata, which we had overlooked.  When one remembers the
misprints in 'Agrippa' and the fact that the ordinary Hebrew compositor and
reader is no more fitted for this task than a boy cognisant of no more than
the shapes of the Hebrew letters, one wonders how many proofs there were and
what the printer's bill was.  A knowledge of the Hebrew alphabet and the
Qabalistic Tree of Life is all that is needed to lay open to the reader the
enormous mass of information contained in this book.  The 'Alphabet of
Mysticism,' as the author says --- several alphabets we should prefer to say
--- is here.  Much that has been jealously and foolishly kept secret in the
past is here, but though our author has secured for his work the "imprimatur" of
some body with the mysterious title of the A ∴ A ∴, and though he remains
himself anonymous, he appears to be no mystery-monger.  Obviously he is widely
read, but he makes no pretence that he has secrets to reveal.  On the
contrary, he says, 'an indicible arcanum is an arcanum which "cannot" be
revealed.'  The writer of that sentence has learned at least one fact not to
be learned from books.

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Paracelsus.  Medical Cures and benefits which may be realised by Auto-
Hypnotism.  Forethought and its Value.  Corrupt and Pure Will.  Instinct and
Suggestion.  The Process of Developing Memory.  The "Artes Memorandi" of Old
Time.  The Action of Will and Hypnotism of the Constructive Faculties.
Fascination.  The Voice.  Telepathy and the Subliminal Self.  The Power of the
Mind to Master Disordered Feelings as set forth by Kant.  Paracelsus, his
Teaching with regard to Self-Hypnotism.  Last Words.
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