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The Esoteric Doctrine of Thelema differs from that of mainstream Thelema or ‘Crowleyanity’. The Law of Thelema will not be grasped by intellect alone, or by merely studying the text of the Cairo transmission. It will not be understood or practiced through appeal to the writings of ‘the Beast’, Aleister Crowley. Yet the doctrine as revealed by Aiwass, the minister of Hoor-paar-kraat, can be explained in clear and simple terms.
- Those who require preliminary training in Hermetic Qabalah, which is the basis for ritual magick or tantra, may work through our supervised one-year Probationership Foundation Course. The course involves reading, study, ritual magick, yoga and meditation. Successful completion qualifies for admission to the first, initiatory degree of Neophyte 1 = 10.
- Advanced students may apply for our more flexible nine-month VITRIOL Probationer course. This requires a written presentation. Applicants may be tested in their knowledge of the mechanics of the art. Successful completion of the VITRIOL course qualifies for admission to the first, initiatory degree of Neophyte 1 = 10.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are you interested in Thelema Beyond Crowley? Have you had some experience of the cults of ‘Crowleyanity’? Have you visited this website in the hope of finding an alternative to egotism and madness? Then read on, before you begin your deep and prolonged enquiry: Thelema Beyond Crowley and Grant. The article addresses some frequently asked questions. Another article that is vital to read if you are new to Esoteric Thelema is Sapphire Stone of Esoteric Thelema.
These pages may also be useful:
Thelemic Esoteric Collegium
Esoteric Philosophy of Thelema
The Great Work
Aspiration or Materialism?
How to become an Associate of Ordo Astri
Thelemic Lesser Ritual of the Pentagram
Ritual of the Hexagram: Stella Sophia
Egyptian Tarot of Thelema
Temple of Babalon YouTube Channel (podcast)
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