Posts Tagged ‘feasts’

First Night of the Prophet and his Bride

Happy First Night of the Prophet and his Bride! Today is the 119th anniversary of the marriage of Aleister Crowley and Rose Edith Kelly (Soror Ouarda), who played a critical role in the Cairo Working, which led to the reception of The Book of the Law. “A feast for the first night of the Prophet

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Solstice Greetings

Greetings of the June (Northern) Solstice! Tomorrow at 09:13 UTC, the Sun will be at 90° ecliptic longitude, at its most northerly position relative to Earth, directly above the Tropic of Cancer; where it will enter the sign of Cancer, the cardinal sign of Water. It will be the longest day of the year in the northern

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The Third Day of the Writing of the Book of the Law

Salutations on the third day of the Feast for the Three Days of the Writing of the Book of the Law! “Deem not too eagerly to catch the promises; fear not to undergo the curses. Ye, even ye, know not this meaning all.” 

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The Second Day of the Writing of the Book of the Law

Felicitations on this second day of the Feast for the Three Days of the Writing of the Book of the Law! “Ye are against the people, O my chosen!”

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The First Day of the Writing of the Book of the Law

Greetings and blessings on this the 118th annual commemoration of the First Day of the Three Days of the Writing of the Book of the Law! At noon on April 8, 1904 in his flat in the Būlāq district of Cairo, Egypt, following the instructions of Ouarda the Seer, Aleister Crowley sat down at his writing

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Greetings of the Equinox of the Gods!

“A feast for the Supreme Ritual, and a feast for the Equinox of the Gods.”  – AL II, 40 “The Supreme Ritual is the Invocation of Horus, which brought about the Opening of the New Aeon. The date is March 20… The Equinox of the Gods is the term used to describe the Beginning of

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Solstice Greetings

Greetings of the December (Southern) Solstice, which is the time that the Earth’s north pole reaches its maximum tilt away from the Sun, and the Sun is at its lowest daily maximum elevation in the northern sky.  Tomorrow at 15:59 UTC, the Sun will be at 270° ecliptic longitude, and will enter the sign of Capricorn,

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Crowleymas

Greetings of Crowleymas! While it is not an official holiday on the Thelemic Calendar, today marks the 146th anniversary of the birth of Aleister Crowley, a commemoration often referred to as “Crowleymas.”  Edward Alexander Crowley was born on this day in 1875 e.v. at 30 Clarendon Square, Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, in the West Midlands

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Greetings of the Equinox

Greetings of the September (Southward) Equinox, which is the time that the sun crosses the projection of the earth’s equator (at 180° ecliptic longitude) into the southern hemisphere, and enters the sign of Libra, the Cardinal Sign of Air.  According to NOAA, it is the beginning of astronomical autumn in the Northern Hemisphere, although meteorological autumn

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Happy First Night of the Prophet and His Bride!

Today (this evening) is an official feast day in Thelema–an anniversary celebration of the date that Aleister Crowley and Rose Edith Kelly (Soror Ouarda), were married 118 years ago. Kelly later played a critical role in the Cairo Working, which led to the reception of The Book of the Law. “A feast for the first

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