Advance copies of the new edition of the excellent Abrahadabra by Rodney Orpheus have apparently already left the printers. The first edition. -Rodney Orpheus, from the Introduction”Abrahadabra is about the practice of ” Abrahadabra is about the practice of the magick of Thelema- a. Abrahadabra Press is proud to announce our first publication: Grimoire of Aleister Crowley by Rodney Orpheus pages, octavo hardcover with dust jacket.
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Hit play on the song. Abrahadabra is an excellent introduction to Crowley’s form of magick, and it presents a workable system of magick for anyone interested in “The Science and Art of causing Change in accordance with the Will. Lauren Boutilier rated it it abrahxdabra amazing Mar 29, A Performance Commentary on the Gnostic Mass, etc.
It should be valuable to Thelemites both within orpheuz outside of formal initiatory societies, and to students of the occult in general.
Drawing on unpublished Crowley material, the author has vitalised the rituals with the spirit of Thelemic practice, rather than slavishly following standard formulae.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Sep 15, Aaron Schafer rated it it was amazing. It has been described as “a truly exceptional modern grimoire” by magical scholar and editor Colin Campbell.
Group Rituals in the Age of Thelema Pingback: Orpheus had studied the works of Aleister Crowley and other occult writers since his teenage years, and had previously founded and edited the UK abrahzdabra newspaper Pagan News along with writer Phil Hine. Abrahadabrs clear, well-written, enjoyable and informative, and I’d definitely recommend it.
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This book is the first comprehensive presentation of group-oriented rites for modern magicians inspired by the works of Aleister Crowley. That kind of experience is priceless, making Abrahadabra a bargain indeed. Retrieved 12 September Nicole Browne rated it it was amazing Sep 05, Not being more widely informed on Thelema I can’t comment on how well it explains what a Thelemite would consider the most important features of Thelema, roney maybe I’d go as low as three or as high as five if I did, on orpehus basis I’m settling on four stars as a compromise.
Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Thelemic Magick as it is practiced today owes and unmistakable debt to its main proponent, author: He is known for his work with the musical group The Cassandra Complex and for his book on the magick of Aleister CrowleyAbrahadabra.
Abrahadabra : Understanding Aleister Crowley’s Thelemic Magick
Colin Campbell’s De Arte Magica. Rodney Orpheus has provided an original and enchanting work for the twenty-first century which opens the gates to the palace and offers a pathway to the mysteries hidden therein. He introduces each ritual with a clear overview, setting each in its historical context and explaining its function and mode of operation; followed by detailed notes on setting and performance of rodneg one.
Whether he is expanding upon classic Crowley rituals or creating and developing his own Thelemic ceremonies, the magician reader can be confident he or she is in good hands.
This book is going to end up being standard reading for numerous groups,and is sure to cause a stir, and may even start a revolution. Read a chapter of Abrahadabra first edition Read excerpts from the second edition fodney Google Books Download the German translation for free Download the Spanish translation for free Orphus some reviews. Retrieved from ” https: New York, Grove Press, Inc. Alex M rated it really liked it Nov 17, He is a well-known musician, both with his own band The Cassandra Complex and as producer of other acts.
An example of Crowley’s curse? This book helped me to renew my interest in Thelema after a hiatus for a few years.
Rudd, The Grimoire of Arthur Gauntlet, etc. Rodney is a master story teller, making this work a pleasure to read as well as a practical manual that will give you enough work to last you many years. Well, that’s exactly what sorcery is all about — changing the plastic quality orrpheus nature on a nuts-and-bolts level.
One evening in Aachen a lovely young girl named Miriam, seeing my obvious irritation at answering questions all night, asked me if I could recommend a good beginners book instead.
Grimoire of Aleister Crowley
The consoles in all three studios rodmey working. Release schedule for Grimoire of Aleister Crowley abrahadabra. Retrieved 28 February Abrahadagra 30, Jon rated it really liked it. Orpheus has always been fascinated by games, and has written supplements for the tabletop game Car Wars from Steve Jackson Games .
This led to lots of other people asking me questions about it, mainly the same questions over and over again, which meant it went from being pretty flattering to pretty boring quite rapidly.