Tag: magick

5
Mar

John Carter

The pseudonym of the anonymous biographer of Jack Parsons who wrote Sex and Rockets: The Occult World of Jack Parsons. Carter describes Parsons from the perspective of a detailed knowledge of magickal practice.

4
Mar

Edward Kelley

aka: Edward Kelly, Edward Talbot 16th century alchemist. Called The Crop-Eared Wizard because he’d had his ears cropped for earlier sorcery. Kelley used John Dee as his seer. Kelley’s “angels” sometimes communicated in a special “angelic” or Enochian language. Dee and Kelley claimed the language was given to them by angels. Some have remarked on […]

4
Mar

John Dee

(b.1527 – d.1608) Renaissance scholar, alchemist, magician, spy. With shewstone which John Dee and Kelly used to contact angelic beings is in the British Museum.(Carter, 109-115). Comparisons have been made between the relationship of John Dee and Edward Kelly to the relationship of John Parsons and L Ron Hubbard Links twisted tree: John Dee

Argenteum Astrum

aka: A∴A∴ Occult organization founded by Aleister Crowley as an organization beyond the highest ranks of the OTO According to Kenneth Grant: “The one place in Crowley’s writings where he gives the meaning of the initials A∴A∴ is in his magical record (Cefalu, 1921) where it appears as ACTHP APLOC. This is a corrupt Graeco-Coptic […]

25
Feb

Otto Billig

Professor Otto Billig (1910-1989) Psychiatrist, author, and teacher. His research interests included schizophrenia, art and psychosis, and cross-culture psychiatry. Author of Flying Saucers: Magic in the Skies: a psychohistory (1982). He specialized in the art of schizophrenics and curated exhibits of their art. Received his M.D. from Federal Realschule (Vienna) in 1937. Links Vanderbilt University […]

24
Feb

Aiwass

Unearthly entity first contacted by (or contactor of) Aleister Crowley in Cairo, 1901 who dictated the Book of the Law to him. From The Equinox of the Gods: I went into the “temple” a minute early, so as to shut the door and sit down on the stroke of Noon. On my table were my […]

23
Feb

Enochian

Angelic Secret Language, concocted in 1580s by John Dee and Edward Kelly. References the ancient Book of Enoch, yet has the structural characteristics of English-speaking glossolalia. The angelic language in which the Keys of Enoch were written. Decrypted through scrying. A major branch of modern ceremonial magick. See also: Enoch