Tahuti or Thoth in Hermeneuticon at Hermetic Library

Tahuti, Thoth, the Egyptian God of Wisdom1); “the god of Magick, is the inventor of speech”2)

Listed as a Magister Templi in Liber CCCXXXIII The Book of Lies Falsely So Called, 7 ΚΕΦΑΛΗ Ζ THE DINOSAURS

Listed as a Magi in Liber Aleph, Chapter 72, Βσ. DE TAHUTI. And, his word is given as Amoun.

“Tahuti, or Thot, confirmed the Word of Dionysus by continuing it; for he showed how by the Mind it was possible to direct the Operations of the Will. By Criticism and by recorded Memory Man avoideth Error. But the true Word of Tahuti was AMOUN, whereby He made Men to understand their secret Nature, that is, their Unity with their true Selves, or, as they then phrased it, with God. And He discovered unto them the Way of this Attainment, and its Relation with the Formula of INRI. Also by His Mystery of Number He made plain the Path for His Successor to declare the Nature of the whole Universe in its Form and in its Structure, as it were an Analysis thereof, doing for Matter what the Buddha was decreed to do for Mind.”—Part 2 - The Book of Wisdom or Folly, Liber Aleph vel CXI

Listed as Initiator in The Heart of the Master, the-initiation

“In more remote times, the constituent originating assemblies of the O.T.O. included such men as […] Tahuti”—Liber LII Manifesto of the O.T.O.

“The lightnings increased and the Lord Tahuti stood forth. The Voice came from the Silence. Then the One ran and returned.”—Liber Arcanorum τών ATU τού TAHUTI QUAS VIDIT ASAR IN AMENNTI sub figurâ CCXXXI Liber Carcerorum τών QLIPHOTH cum suis Geniis

“Tahuti: Egyptian God of Wisdom, magick, Science, also Illusion. In Coptic, Thoth: in Greek, Hermes: in Latin, Mercury. The Hindu and Scandinavian Gods corresponding are debased forms.”—Theory of the Tarot

“Tahuti standeth in His splendour at the prow, and Ra-Hoor abideth at the helm.”—Liber Resh vel Helios sub figurâ CC also

“4. I invoke Tahuti, the Lord of Wisdom and of Utterance, the God that cometh forth from the Veil.
5. O Thou! Majesty of Godhead! Wisdom-crowned Tahuti! Lord of the Gates of the Universe! Thee, Thee, I invoke.
    O Thou of the Ibis Head! Thee, Thee I invoke.
    Thou who wieldest the Wand of Double Power! Thee, Thee I invoke!
    Thou who bearest in Thy left hand the Rose and Cross of Light and Life: Thee, Thee, I invoke.
    Thou, whose head is as an emerald, and Thy nemmes as the night-sky blue! Thee, Thee I invoke.
    Thou, whose skin is of flaming orange as though it burned in a furnace! Thee, Thee I invoke.”—Liber Israfel sub figurâ LXIV

“A feast for Tahuti and the child of the Prophet—secret, O Prophet!”—II.39, Chapter II

T Polyphilus lists a date for a Feast of Tahuti on August 6 on his Liturgical Calendar.

Tahuti appears in all versions of Liber XV, published during Aleister Crowley's lifetime. Tahuti is on the short list of any version, and is therefore a name celebrated at all performances when the Saints Collect is read.

Gnostic Saint International Equinox Magick in Theory and Practice
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  • Red Flame No. 2 – Mystery of Mystery: A Primer of Thelemic Ecclesiastical Gnosticism by Tau Apiryon and Helena; Berkeley, CA 1995 e.v.
  • Budge, Sir E.A. Wallis; The Gods of the Egyptians [1904], Dover, NY 1969
  • Viaud, J.; “Egyptian Mythology” in The New Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology , Hamlyn, NY 1959/1968


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