The Muse : Crimson Day (for K.)

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The morning on a crimson daythe grass blades-wicked spearsof Mars to slaythe grey ghost world-“reality”-set upon the backdropof a colorful dreamwhile sunlight bleeds through skinlike fountain inkthrough cotton paper.Day light claims the brain, of the crimson day.           The fading swoon of a fairy greenand a sweet cubefor the short rushmore certainthan the eternal […]

The Muse : Diving the Deep

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  Oh, my deep song, voice of the stars, Hidden within the dark soul of my heart.   Hallowed the sound, wind and bright wings. The sparrow is choking and singing for me.   Dive the great deep, the horizon swings. Endlessly falling and spinning the sea.   Return from the black, the forge struck anew. Wellspring of […]

New2Gnosis: Depression, by Frater Apollonius

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Hi All…another question found in the inbox this morning: I regularly see occultists ask in other groups about depression and grief, would you please address this [sic] from a Gnostic perspective. First, there’s everything healthy and functional about grief; if it’s a temporary state of mind. When we’ve lost someone; either through a break-up of […]

New2Gnosis: The Subject of Lucifer

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Hi All…another question came into my mailbox: With so many popularizing Lucifer the morning star, could you [give] this myth’s place in Gnostic practice? There’s a certain difficulty in this. As is said, a lie told often enough, becomes the truth. Lucifer in Christian terminology has become synonymous with Satan. And though Satan is a […]

Baphomet: By Daniel Reed

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Baphomet In This is all magical power found To enter the College of the Holy Ghost To lift Thy Sword To rend the Great Veil To slay Thyself In this death We call Life In the spin of this Wheel This equilibrium of the 8 and 3 This becoming of the Triangle This Silver Triangle […]

Discovering Gnosis : First Matter By C. F. Russell

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First published in The Occult Digest, October 1930 THE FIRST MATTER A Series of three Articles By C. F. Russell ALCHEMY is an Arabic term comprising the article “al” and the adjective “khemi” which means “Egyptian.” The chief pursuit of the Alchemist is the same as that of the mystic, the magician, and occultists in […]

New2Gnosis : Gnostic Cosmology by Frater Apollonius

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Another question was sent to us by email: Can you please explain briefly the gnostic cosmology and where humans stand in this mix? This is a bit difficult to answer in that there are several different cosmologies adopted by different sects of Gnostics. The best way to understand these is to understand that any cosmology […]

The Muse: Poetry and Art of the Gods

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Fire twice burnt, Two pyres light my singing as upwards they reach. Oh that the land be scorched with the sweetness of my spirit, and bring forth this childe. The lament of death, dying once more. They that hide in the wind, Who know all lessons of past abuses, Who stood in groves not touched […]

Discovering Gnosis: The Sacred Human

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  Gnostic philosophy is often confused and misrepresented as the synonymous with traditional Christian Religion. Branded as heretics and marginalized by the more modern religions of the world, Gnosticism holds one of the most self-respecting belief systems to date. Often confused with more traditional sects of Christianity, the truth of what this ancient Science teaches […]

Thelema’s First True Schism?

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Has the Foundation of Our Aeon changed? It has come to the attention of many that some have decided that it is their right and privilege to change the text of Liber AL vel Legis to fit their presuppositions. Here is a response from Paul Rovelli, and the Gnostic Church of L.V.X. “We regret to […]

The Muse: Poetry and Art of the Gods

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Herein is some beautiful Poetry contributed by a beloved Thelemite in Germany, enjoy. The fine arts are are a very important part of Gnosis and the manifestation of the 93 current. GENESIS A diamond with so many faces Still One devoid of parts So are mankind various races A unity with many hearts Like an entangled […]