TABLE OF CONTENTS
Essays and Writings
by Aleister Crowley
About “The Book of the Law“:
The Stéle of Revealing
Commentaries to Liber AL vel Legis
The New Comment to Liber AL vel Legis
The Old Comment to Liber AL vel Legis
The Djeridensis Comment — “The Comment Called D” — Crowley’s 1923 EV commentary on “The Book of the Law” .
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.
Duty — A note on the chief rules of practical conduct to be observed by those who accept the Law of Thelema.
On Thelema — An explanation of various ethical considerations including compassion within Thelema, and the key difference between sympathy and pity.
The Method of Thelema — An essay on putting Thelema into practice.
The Dangers of Mysticism — Affectionately inscribed to Arthur Edward White
Postcards to Probationers — Principles of Yoga and Magick
About “Magick & Occultism”:
The Book of Thoth — A Short Essay on the Tarot of the Egyptians
Magick Without Tears — A series of advice on occult, spiritual, and practical matters.
The Temple of Solomon the King — A lengthy and detailed Magical Record of Crowley’s personal esoteric exploits on his journey across the Mongolian deserts.
Black Magic is Not a Myth
The True Greater Ritual of the Pentagram — A thelemic version
The Heart of the Master — A visionary and poetic summary of Thelema, the Holy Qabalah, the Tree of Life and the Tarot.
My Relations with Freemasonry — Chapter 78 from Aleister Crowley’s “Confessions”
What is Freemasonry? — From “Confessions”, Crowley’s account of his motivations and methods in reconstructing O.T.O. and its rituals
Absinthe – The Green Goddess
Synopsis of six articles on drugs
About “Sexuality & Sex Magick”:
The Cephaloedium Working —An unsuccessful sexual magick ritual carried out in Cefalu
On Sexual Freedom — An essay on Thelemic sexual ethics.
About “Politics & Social Affairs”:
The Beginning of the New World — An examination of the state of the world at the beginning of the New Aeon.
The Scientific Solution of the Problem of Government — A short political essay from the 1930s EV, explaining how the Law of Thelema can be the foundation of a scientific approach to the art of government, in contrast to other approaches such as Divine Right and democracy.
On the Education of Children — An essay describing Thelemic approaches to childhood education.
Berashith – בראשית – An Essay in Ontology (With Some Remarks On Ceremonial Magic)
Science and Buddhism
An Essay Upon Number
Eight Lectures on Yoga — An essay on Yoga Practice.
Collections & Essays:
Konx Om Pax – Essays in Light
Little Essays towards Truth
The Soul of the Desert
Orpheus – A Lyrical Legend
Tannhauser – A Story of All Time
The Ship – A Mystery Play
About “The Rites of Eleusis“:
The Rites of Eleusis — Their Origin and Meaning
Eleusis — from Aleister Crowley’s Collected Works, Vol. III, Epilogue.
Concerning “Blasphemy” in General and the Rites of Eleusis in Particular
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