by Aleister Crowley
CROWLEY (ALEISTER) THELEMA. AN INTRODUCTION TO THE LIFE, WORK, AND PHILOSOPHIES OF ALEISTER CROWLEY
To truly understand the philosophy and practice of Thelema, you need to understand its charismatic founder, Aleister Crowley. Thelema demystifies this enigmatic figure, providing a brief explanation of Crowley's origins and showing how his thought and work became a paradigm-shifting approach to magick. This book also explores the texts and writings that form the basis of Thelema, and it provides step-by-step instructions for practicing the basic rites and rituals of this often-misunderstood tradition. With this accessible guide, you will also discover the influence of Qabalah, the Golden Dawn, Egyptian deities, Crowley's personal relationships, sex magick, the Thoth Tarot, Gnosticism, Eastern philosophy, yoga, and much more.