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 autumnComments Off on Equinoctial Greetings
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Happy First Night of the Prophet and his Bride! Today is the 120th 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 ProphetComments Off on Greetings of the First Night of the Prophet and His Bride
Greetings of the June (Northern) Solstice! Today at 14:58 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 northernComments Off on Solstice Greetings
Salutations on the third day of the Feast for the Three Days of the Writing of the Book of the Law! “My altar is of open brass work: burn thereon in silver or gold!”Comments Off on Greetings of the Third 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! “A feast every day in your hearts in the joy of my rapture! A feast every night unto Nu, and the pleasure of uttermost delight!”Comments Off on Greetings of the Second Day of the Writing of the Book of the Law!
Greetings and blessings on this the 119th 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, Aleister Crowley–following the instructions of Ouarda the Seer (his wife, Rose Edith Kelly)–sat downComments Off on Greetings of the First Day of the Writing of the Book of the Law!
Greetings of the March (northward) equinox, which is the time that the Earth’s tilted axis is perpendicular to the rays of the Sun. Today at 21:24 UTC, the Sun crosses the projection of the earth’s equator (at 0° ecliptic longitude) into the Northern Hemisphere, entering the sign of Aries, the cardinal sign of Fire. InComments Off on Greetings of the Equinox of the Gods!
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. Today at 21:48 UTC, the Sun will be at 270° ecliptic longitude, and will enter the sign of Capricorn,Comments Off on Solstice Greetings
Liber AL II: 41 forms a part of what is known as the Calendar of our Church, a list of rituals and feasts recited by the Deacon in the Gnostic Mass. It reads as follows: A feast for fire and a feast for water; a feast for life and a greater feast for death! As a sort ofComments Off on Birth, Death and Jargon
Greeting of Crowleymas! Had he not died on December 1, 1947 e.v., Aleister Crowley would be celebrating his 147th birthday today. Edward Alexander Crowley was born on this day in 1875 e.v. at 30 Clarendon Square, Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England.Comments Off on Crowleymas 2022