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Reading lists for the religious

Sunday, May 9th, 2010

The student syllabus for Jim Eshelman’s A∴A∴ branch contains the following books: The Equinox (Crowley, 1909–1913) Raja Yoga (Vivekananda, 1896) The Shiva Samhita (trad., English translation Shri Chandra Vasu, 1884), or The Hathayoga Pradipika (Svatmarama) Konx Om Pax (Crowley, 1907) The Spiritual Guide (Molinos, first English edition 1688) 777 (Crowley, 1909) Dogme et Rituel de […]

Tarot divination tool – update

Sunday, December 16th, 2007

The random tarot divination tool in the resources section has been updated to include images of the selected cards.

I Ching Divination – Oct 3 2007

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007

Today’s hexagram is Lü, “Treading (Conduct)”, with no changing lines. The judgment refers to “Treading upon the tail of the tiger. It does not bite the man. Success”, and Wilhelm comments that: The weak follows behind the strong and worries it. The strong, however, acquiesces and does not hurt the weak, because the contact is […]

I Ching Divination – Oct 1 07

Monday, October 1st, 2007

Tonight’s reading is I, “The Corners of the Mouth (Providing Nourishment), changing to Chia Jên, “The Family (The Clan)”. “Providing nourishment” refers to giving the proper sustenance to the proper things. Wilhelm quotes Mencius as saying: The body has superior and inferior, important and unimportant parts. We must not injure important parts for the sake […]

I Ching Divination – Sep 30 07

Sunday, September 30th, 2007

Tonight’s reading gives Ch’ien, “modesty”, moving to Shêng, “pushing upward”. Wilhelm comments on Ch’ien: It is the law of heaven to make fullness empty and to make full what is modest; when the sun is at its zenith, it must, according to the law of heaven, turn toward its setting, and at its nadir it […]

Random tarot divination application

Sunday, September 30th, 2007

I’ve added a random tarot divination application to the resources section of the site. There is currently (and may never be) any interpretation of the cards, just a random selection of ten cards in a Celtic cross layout which can be used as a starting point.

The Qabalistic Cross

Wednesday, September 19th, 2007

The Qabalistic Cross (QC) is a simple ritual with two ends in mind: To expand the magician’s sphere of consciousness; and To bring down the divine light. We shall examine what both of these mean below. Much has already been written about the QC, so we will not reinvent the wheel here. We shall outline […]

Updates to web site

Monday, September 17th, 2007

I have added a “resources” section to the web site this weekend. This is intended to house interactive tools, learning and practice applications, information and correspondence tables, other reference material, any anything else along those lines. Already added are: A live tool to simulate a random I Ching divination. All calculations are shown, enabling a […]