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The Magick of Aleister Crowley: A Handbook of the &hellip by Lon Milo Duquette
5.0 out of 5 stars Original and Stunning, Dec 19 2003
In the seemingly unending parade of biographies based on
the life - both factual and fanciful - of the "evilest man in the
world", this work stands as a stunningly original book as it
is the only one that invites the reader to draw their own
picture of the master magickian based on his magick alone.
Originally published in 1993 as The Magick of Thelema, this
edition is corrected and expanded, containing both an
Aleister Crowley FAQ - which contains the answers to all
the classic sensationalistic questions - and a sample from
Crowley's Rites of Eleusis, an excellent example that
Thelemic magick a) contains elements of pure magickal
drama… Read more
Understanding Aleister Crowley's Thoth Tarot by Lon Milo Duquette
5.0 out of 5 stars A Worthy Tome, Dec 19 2003
Without sacrificing any of Crowley's acerbic wit, shallowing
up his depth of knowledge or diluting his personal magickal
outlook, this book reveals the true beauty and occult wealth
inherent in the Thoth Deck. Containing the history of the
deck, in terms of Crowley's relation to Lady Frieda Harris -
his correspondences concerning the essence and nature of
each card as well as her subjective revelations as she
painstakingly produced each piece of symbolic art according
to his notes and descriptions - as well as being a full
working guide for the purpose of divination using the deck,
Lon Milo DuQuette's wisdom and often biting sense of… Read more
Understanding Aleister Crowley's Thoth Tarot by Lon Milo Duquette
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
When it comes to the subject of Tarot cards, many people have become jaded, due to the proliferation of
decks like the "Tarot of the Cat People" or the "Baseball Tarot". It is nearly impossible to find any depth
to the divinatory meanings of such decks.
Best, by far, to look for the richness of tradition, which is where Aleister Crowley's Thoth Tarot
can be found. Unfortunately, the book Crowley wrote to elucidate the meaning of the cards so brilliantly
painted by Lady Freida Harris - The Book of Thoth - requires a patience and supplemental knowledge
quite a few readers do not possess.
That is where Lon Milo DuQuette's latest comes… Read more