Thelema and Witchcraft, Part Two: Aleister Crowley, Witch?

Gerald Gardner met Aleister Crowley in the last year of his life. We know that Crowley affiliated Gardner into the O.T.O., certainly at IVth degree and probably at VIIth, and issued him a charter to form an O.T.O. camp. There are persistent stories that the initiatory currents went both ways – not only was Gardner an O.T.O. initiate, but Crowley was a Witch. [Read more...]

Five False Rumors About Aleister Crowley

There are legitimate critiques that can be leveled against his life and work – these are not among them! [Read more...]

When Rose Kelly heard voices

What we lack is Rose’s own description of her experience. Crowley said he heard Aiwass speaking from behind his shoulder. Did Rose? When did she know the voice was not Horus – when did he speak his name? What did she think the voice represented? Did she also experience the entity as her Higher Self? Did she hear it even when her husband wasn’t making an invocation? [Read more...]

Aleister Crowley’s Voice

Did you know that we actually have a recording of Crowley’s physical voice? [Read more...]

Top Three Kindle Biographies of Crowley

Who was Aleister Crowley? He’s been called a genius and the wickedest man in the world. Since he died in 1947, more than half a century ago, few if any are alive who actually knew him. Fortunately those who did know him left many documents, and he left a wide variety of writing himself, including volumes of his magical diaries, all rich materials for biographies. [Read more...]