Aleister Crowley’s Greater Feast

December 1st, 2008 by Voxx

s_univ.jpgToday is the 61st Anniversary of the death of the avatar of Western Magick, Edward Alexander Crowley (more famously known as Aleister Crowley). Thelemites (those who follow the magickal tenets of Crowley) refer to this special day as Crowley’s Greater Feast.

As a Thelemite, I always observe the Holy Days of Thelema, and earlier today remembered to meditate on the special energy of this day; however, at 11:34 pm (PST) the remembrance hit me full force. I felt his spirit must have left close to this time all those years ago.

Of course, today’s observance of the anniversary of Crowley’s death is extra special, as it’s also the day of a rare Jupiter/Venus Conjunction, an Astrological signifier of blissful union.

After looking over the Astrological Chart of Crowley’s death (December 1st, 1947), I saw that the Sun was at 9 Degrees in the sign of Sagittarius. I suddenly realized that this exactly conjoined one of my karmic planets at the exact degree. No wonder the path of Thelema called out to me so strongly in this incarnation!

In closing, I’d like to end this post with one of the more stirring passages from Crowley’s own Liber XV (The Gnostic Mass), wherein the Deacon of the Mass states:

“Unto them from whose eyes the veil of life hath fallen may there be granted the accomplishment of their true Wills; whether they will absorption in the Infinite, or to be united with their chosen and preferred, or to be in contemplation, or to be at peace, or to achieve the labour and heroism of incarnation on this planet or another, or in any Star, or aught else, unto them may there be granted the accomplishment of their wills; yea, the accomplishment of their wills. AUMGN. AUMGN. AUMGN.”

Wherever you are Frater Perdurabo, I hope you can see the beauty of the legacy that lives on in all of your magickal children.

Aleister Crowley Magickal Links:

Aleister Crowley’s Astrological Birth Chart

A Short Biography of Crowley

Aleister Crowley on Wikipedia

The Book of the Law (In English)

The Book of the Law (in Egyptian Hieroglyphs)

Aleister Crowley Memorial Page

Posted in Astrology, Black Magick, Magick, Memento Mori, Thelema | 3 Comments »


 

3 Responses

  1. Voxx

    .’.93.’.

    Aum ho warrior!

  2. Ani

    Ho, tonight be the anniversary of my first celebration of his G.F.; but also of my first meeting you, Sister Voxx. I remember with gratitude as I celebrate. 93s.

  3. maciej bronislaw lukaszewski

    Thank you for that. You always have something so interesting to say… I love it! the number 3 is embedded in my soul. yes it is.

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