It is for Thelemites, as well as lovers of the Lovecraft Mythos in all its forms, and for those who find the rituals of classical ceremonial magic inadequate for the New Aeon. It is well researched and brimming with ancients concepts, bizarre language, and even stranger connections. Bain explores the inconsistencies, coincidences, and historical precedents of the events of September 11, 2001, and reconstructs an occult-driven script for a Global Luciferian MegaRitual. The book is critical where necessary, but is largely sympathe A very thorough and informative account of the work and philosophy of Kenneth Grant and the Typhonian Order. Lovecraft, and the Necronomicon, uncovering further meanings of the concepts of the famous writers of the Left Hand Path. Phases of the moon determine the spiritual power of human body fluids.
Levenda waxes quite eloquent in the latter pages of the book when he describes the very essence of Set and the influence of this most important of Gods upon human consciousness and that which lies beyond. In Lovecraft's view the offspring are strange and deformed. Using complementary texts from such disparate authors as H. Lovecraft and his mythos, however, and I learned long ago about Kenneth Grant's incorporation of Lovecraftian entities and themes into his interpretation of Crowley's Thelema. A total disregard for theology or doctrinal consistency, but a feverish search for techniques with empirically verifiable results of terrifying magnitude yes, terrifying. This carelesness is exactly what characterizes the Dark Lord himself.
His own meddlings are kept from the reader, though it's clear as day the author is more than just a dilettante. That we rebel against the parental Aeons of Isis and Osiris without fully cutting the roots, but defining ourselves individually in relation to it. Using complementary texts from such disparate authors as H. Remnants of cults that indicate a preoccupation with the stars. One of the most famous - yet least understood - manifestations of Thelemic thought has been the works of Kenneth Grant, the British occultist and one-time intimate of Aleister Crowley, who discovered a hidden world within the primary source materials of Crowley's Aeon of Horus. He was the president of the international division of Ortronics, Inc.
Lovecraft, and the Necronomicon, uncovering further meanings of the concepts of the famous writers of the Left Hand Path. According to Crowley's schema and some other interpretation Set is the other side of Horus. Extra dimensional communications with transplutonic entities within the Mauve zone of the in between states of the qliphothic tunnels of set. Peter Levenda has done an excellent job of bringing out the points of commonality between Crowley, Lovecraft and Kenneth Grant. But except for that it was really great, insightful, a fun way to read something other than the Nightside of Eden or the Hidden God while staying on topic.
It is for Thelemites, as well as lovers of the Lovecraft Mythos in all its forms, and for those who find the rituals of classical ceremonial magic inadequate for the New Aeon. Levenda also knows how to give us the creepers when discussing the incursions from the Trans-Plutonian and how this relates to the Typhonian tradition. Most importantly the writer understands Grant's theories of consciousness and imagination as the key to other-dimensional reality. Lavenda relies heavily on this research. Fun stuff nonetheless, and the author's style makes for an engaging read. Bain argues forcefully that the framework for the entire event was a psychological warfare campaign built upon a deadly foundation of black magick and high technology. Bain explores the inconsistencies, coincidences, and historical precedents of the events of September 11, 2001, and reconstructs an occult-driven script for a Global Luciferian MegaRitual.
I must first state I am far from an authority on the occult, though I have read a smattering of books about occultism and esotericism in its many flavors for several decades. The book is critical where necessary, but is largely sympathetic. For example Levenda provides us with a handy list of special magic and world-shaping events which have all happened on April 30th. Set is identified with the Big Dipper, Ursa Major, the North Pole, and therefore with a tradition far older than civilization, beyond recorded time into the nebulous netherworld of prehistory. But are the origins of Melekh Taus really in Sumeria and where did the Sumerians come from.
Peter Levenda's known for applying temperate erudition to the history of the occult. Horus's twin is Set, in a sense of speaking. I must say I'm impressed with this book so far so much so that I decided to temporarily put it down to grab the smart phone and write a little positive review here. We write our own program so to speak. Of course as any fule kno this is a potent date of magical significance. The new research involves the Necronomicon of 'Simon' which most occult scholars will say is none other than Peter Levenda himself! He is the god of the desert wastes, of chaos and of very wanton sexuality.
Lovecraft, and the Necronomicon, uncovering further meanings of the concepts of the famous writers of the Left Hand Path. A discussion ensues on the Sumerian origins with a focus on the yezidi's who Kenneth Grant has devoted a lot to in his works. According to Crowley we are in the age of Horus. . Even for someone versed in these it can get confusing. This book took me back to my early teens when I first came across the work of Kenny G. He will also appear on the upcoming History Channel special, Nazi Prophecies.
There's so much here that shows the authors' penetrating intellect on display, suggesting further avenues of research. He is in a sense a dark lord. Grant also believed that we did in fact open some of those gateways and the world was feeling the effects. It investigates all of Grant's influences, such as Thelema, Lovecraft, Tantra and Vodun. This is a dense book that may be too perplexing to those without a basic grounding in ritual magic, Kabbalah, initiatory systems, Thelema, and other occult concepts. Remember the serpent from the Bible.
He was the president of the international division of Ortronics, Inc. It is well researched and brimming with ancients concepts, bizarre language, and even stranger connections. I especially enjoyed this wild, speculative ride because it chronicles the real-life material I used as the background mythology of my novel. Starting off with a discussion of Aleister Crowley's Thelema we learn that the world has experienced the aeon dedicated to different Egyptian Deities. He is best known for his book Unholy Alliance, which is about Esoteric Hitlerism and Nazi occultism, and is believed to be the author of the Simon Necronomicon, albeit without much evidence.