Word of the Equinox

“In 1907 Crowley began the tradition of issuing a new “Word” at each equinox. These were sent to each member of the A∴A∴ (Neophyte and above) in good standing.”—https://www.astrumargenteum.org/a∴a∴/words-of-the-equinox/

“On Sept. 23 [1915], this woman, who had taken the mystic name of Soror Hilarion, assisted The Beast in obtaining the word of the Equinox, this word being, so to speak, a concentrated symbolic representation of the events of the six months following. This word obtained by her was 'Nebulae' which, though it was not apparent at the time, is evidently suggestive of the birth of a Star.”—New Comment on Liber Legis, I.55; see September 23, 1915, Soror Hilarion, The Beast, Equinox, Nebulae, Star

Aleister Crowley's “next book, a collection of devotional poems to the Virgin Mary, appeared. The title came from the 'password' Crowley had chosen randomly at the autumnal equinox of 1907 when the book was written: Amphora. The book was anonymous, 'Privately printed for the Authoress and her intimates' by the Arden Press.”—Richard Kaczynski, Perdurabo: The Life of Aleister Crowley 1556438990; see Virgin Mary, 1907, Word of the Equinox, Amphora

“Words, Oracles and Omens of the Equinox for each year from 1907 until Crowley’s death in 1947”—https://www.astrumargenteum.org/a∴a∴/words-of-the-equinox/

Year Season Word, Oracle and Omen Note
1907 Spring Catena
1907 Autumn Amphora
1908 Spring Opleis (?)
1908 Autumn Belluim (?)
1909 Spring Perdurabo
1909 Autumn Audio
1910 Spring ayata (?)
1910 Autumn Credo
1911 Spring Inero
1911 Autumn Keacota
1912 Spring Sanctum
1912 Autumn Snake
1913 Spring JAHBVLON
1913 Autumn Peotos
1914 Spring Poliax
1914 Autumn N.O.X.
1915 Spring DUPLEX (given in Enochian DUPLXX)
1915 Autumn Nebulae
1916 Spring Sol-Om-On
1916 Autumn Saggitae
1917 Spring DNI
1917 Autumn Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law
1918 Spring Akamrach
1918 Autumn Eleven
1919 Spring SA-CL =333 two words
1919 Autumn (Teh & Alko)
1920 Spring OCELLI
1920 Autumn Oh, so much! (Word means Plenty)
1921 Spring MENTULALiber VII.vii.42
1921 Autumn FIFTY (Teh Al-Ko)]]
1922 Spring HERU-RA-HAAL III.70-71
1922 Autumn 93-Teth-Ayin-Ayin-Shin = 542 (Thyhs) – 49 Ko
1923 Spring GAMA-APPA-OPIAL III.2 Conquer – 2 Khwan
1923 Autumn IHI AVD (Aud) – AL II.51 “Purple beyond purple…”
1924 Spring NOVEM or VYHY AUR (Aud)
1924 Autumn OM (Aum) – AL III.46THELEMA” – 45 Tzhui
1925 Spring OYVS oh! Yes!Liber VII.vi.27 – 55 Fang
1925 Autumn YMHNLiber LXV.v.23 – 46 Shang
1926 Spring ZeroAL II.24Fire” – 47 Kwan
1926 Autumn ISh HIR Yes HereLiber VII.vi.50 “my” – 22 Pi
1927 Spring FULiber VII.iii.46 – 54 Kwei Mei
1927 Autumn Cara (???) – Liber VII.iii.60 – 56 Liu
1928 Spring MANAL III.109 Hsiao Khu
1928 Autumn To DayAL II.585 Hsu
1929 Spring Attention (French) – Liber VII.vi.27
1929 Autumn ViensAL III.8 – The Tiger, no X
1930 Spring YLALUAL II.43 “A feast every night…” – 37 air of air
1930 Autumn ANUAL I.46Nothing” – 29 Luna
1931 Spring BRAShIThAL II.72Strive ever to more” – 28 Ta Kwo
1931 Autumn TATARA (Fhatara) – Liber VII.vi.17 “Thou…” – 63 Ki Zi
1932 Spring PHILUSTRICESSAL III.25] [[s of word “cakes”58 Tui
1933 Autumn AIND VACIMAAL II.58yea!” – 7 Sze
1933 Spring Silence breaking into soft music of laughter (no oracle) – 13 Thung Zen
1933 Autumn KAVANI (KAANI) – AL II.931 * Hsien
1934 Spring KRMVTh (Karmuth) – AL II.7941 Sun Earth of Water
1934 Autumn QUAMAH QABLAS [Crowley note: H or B?]
1935 Spring Armageddon – (The Oracle and the Omen are silent)
1935 Autumn Lal
1936 Spring BeastLiber VIIIV.34
1936 Autumn BABAL III.38door
1937 Spring ADILAL I.62meetings
1937 Autumn OLVKAL III.38Secret” – 63 KiZi
1938 Spring OIDVAL II.15Not” – 41 Sun
1938 Autumn RASh ChL or SAShK ALAL III.38rays & Secret” – 50 Ting
1939 Spring LBA LIAL III.46before” – 5 Hsu
1939 Autumn W.A.R.M. (= 718) – AL III.3821 Sol/fire Shih Ho, Sun of Fire
1940 Spring AHAL I.62with” – 15 Khien
1940 Autumn ROTAAL I.56 (T-between “but” & “thou”) – 25 Wu Wang
1941 Spring PNChAL (Pirochael) – AL I.13joy” – 43 Kwai
1941 Autumn KolesoAL I.5warrior lord” – 19 Lin
1942 Spring KUSISAL I.4infinite” – 44 Kau
1942 Autumn ThidoAL III.436 Sung
1943 Spring DorafakolAL II.54thou” – 45 Zhui
1943 Autumn KILIKAL II.40for” (second one) – 16 Yu
1944 Spring KUKRIAL I.61pleasure” – 58 Tui
1944 Autumn BIKELONAL II.5355 Fang
1945 Spring AstarteAL III.74There is” – 62 Hsaio Kwo
1945 Autumn ROTARAAL II.22stir” – 55 Fang
1946 Spring SUHALAL I.37The Wand” – 42 YI
1946 Autumn ODAKAL I.32y” – 32 Hang
1947 Spring LiftAL II.12Thee” – 22 PI
1947 Autumn BrillianceAL II.36times” – 8 PI

 

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