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Born Edward Alexander Crowley on October 12, 1875 in Leamington, Warwickshire, England, he was the son of a Plymouth Brethren preacher and heir to a small fortune.
(See Crowley on egolessness.) 1902 saw him writing the essay Berashith (the first word of Genesis), in which he gave meditation (or restraint of the mind to a single object) as the means of attaining his goal.
Crowley was notorious in his life—a frequent target of attacks in the tabloid press, which labeled him "The Wickedest Man in the World" to his evident amusement.
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 Aleister Crowley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Crowley was notorious in his lifetime — a frequent target of attacks in the tabloid press, which labeled him "The Wickedest Man in the World" to his evident amusement.
Crowley's magical and initiatory system has amongst its innermost reaches a set of teachings on sex "magick." He frequently expressed views about sex that were radical for his time, and published numerous poems and tracts combining pagan religious themes with sexual imagery both heterosexual and homosexual.
Crowley followed her to New York in June of the following year, but by then she was already on her way back to the UK to appear in perfomances of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
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 Egolessness - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
While at the basic levels, meditation is geared toward relaxation, the practice of advanced meditators may be aimed toward the purpose of dividing one from their awareness of "self," to a certain degree, and for a certain time.
One would say that a person is "egoless" when he or she feels or acts in a way that suggests that the self is irrelevant (regardless of whether the act or attitude had any benefit to self or others).
The writer Aleister Crowley distinguished between two main types of egolessness, for which he used the Buddhist terms Dhyana (which also means a method of attaining this state) and Samadhi.
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 Crowley on egolessness
Aleister Crowley distinguished between two main types of egolessness, which he called Dhyana (which also means a method of attaining this state) and Samadhi.
Despite this, Crowley recommended a complex system of practices from Eastern and Western sources to help people attain Samadhi of the second type described later, which he associates with the Nothing, or in Hebrew AIN.
In reading Crowley's descriptions of 'mystic states', please remember that his use of religious terminology does not imply acceptance of any religious theory.
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 Encyclopedia: Egolessness   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Egolessness is a concept sometimes studied in psychology, for a emotional state where one feels no ego (or self); of having no distinct being apart from the world around oneself.
Thus "egolessness" may simply be the Western psychological term for a psychosis that resembles this apparent schism.
The mystic-philosopher Aleister Crowley distinguished between two main types of egolessness, for which he used the Buddhist terms Dhyana (which also means a method of attaining this state) and Samadhi.
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Crowley was very adamant toward any who chose to read his works — "Don't Believe Me!" It is from this position of the skeptic, he insists, any person of common sense and reason will be shielded and protected against the many trappings of egotism that countless prior seers, prophets, or holy men have succumbed.
Crowley was notorious in his life — a frequent target of attacks in the tabloid press, which labelled him "The Wickedest Man in the World" to his evident amusement.
Crowley despised Mussolini and in his many writings of the Equinox he reveals that he also worked in the United States as an agent of England to help reveal the latent German fascist support within the United States, at that time.
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 Egolessness -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
In (The science of mental life) psychology, egolessness is an (Any strong feeling) emotional state where one feels no ((psychoanalysis) the conscious mind) ego (or (Your consciousness of your own identity) self); of having no distinct (The state or fact of existing) being apart from the world around oneself.
While at the basic levels, meditation is geared toward (An occurrence of control or strength weakening) relaxation, the practice of advanced meditators may be aimed toward the purpose of dividing one from their awareness of "self," to a certain degree, and for a certain time.
The closest antonyms to "egolessness" are "egotism" (an inflated or disproportionate sense of self worth or one's own important) or possibly ((philosophy) the philosophical theory that the self is all that you know to exist) solipsism.
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 Aleister Crowley
Aleister Crowley Aleister Crowley (12 October 1875 – 1 December 1947) was a British occultist, mystic, writer, poet, astrologer, sexual revolutionary, painter, mountain climber, and social critic.
Crowley's idea of will, however, is not simply the individual's desires or wishes, but also incorporates a sense of the person's destiny or greater purpose: what he termed the "Magick Will." Much of the initiatory system of Thelema is focused on discovering one's true will, true purpose, or higher self.
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 Aleister Crowley - Free Encyclopedia of Thelema
Crowley was notorious in his own lifetime — a frequent target of attacks in the tabloid press, which labelled him "The Wickedest Man in the World" to his evident amusement.
Crowley is also known for his 1905 attempt (and failure) on Kanchenjunga in the Himalayas—a peak that would not be successfully ascended until 1955.
More porters accused Crowley of beating them, and a general mutiny began among them and the other core climbers (namely Guillarmod and de Righi), based on Crowley's route (which was later vouched as a good one in 1954), his supposed ill-treatment of the porters, and the bad feelings between him and several of the climbers.
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 Aleister Crowley - Wikpedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Aleister Crowley (12 October 1875 – 1 December 1947) was a British occultist, mystic, writer, poet, astrologer, sexual revolutionary, painter, mountain climber, and social critic.
Aleister Crowley died penniless and addicted to heroin in a Hastings boarding house on December 1, 1947.
Crowley's most acclaimed work was The Equinox, a large bi-annual periodical which served as the official organ of the A.'.A.'.
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Aleister Crowley died of a respiratory infection in a Hastings boarding house on December 1, 1947, at the age of 72.
Crowley's most grandiose work is The Equinox, a large bi-annual periodical that served as the official organ of the Argenteum Astrum (A∴A∴), and, later, the O.T.O. It was subtitled "The Review of Scientific Illuminism" and remains one of the definitive works on occultism.
Aleister Crowley also had a heavy influence on the band Tiamat, a Swedish metal group, in their album "Prey" with songs like "Light in Extention" (a direct quote from Crowley), and "The Pentagram" where Crowley was directly quoted from one of his recorded lectures.
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Aleister Crowley (1875-1947) was a British occultist, mystic, poet, mountain climber, sexual revolutionary, and social critic.
The text AL vel Legis">Liber AL vel Legis, or The Book of the Law, which Crowley claimed had been dictated to him in Cairo by the voice (or intelligence) Aiwaz or Aiwass, was to form the cornerstone of Thelema.
Crowley was notorious in his life -- a frequent target of attacks in the tabloid press, which labeled him "The Wickedest Man in the World" to his evident amusement.
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Aleister Crowley (12 October 1875 andndash; 1 December 1947) was a British occultist, mystic, writer, poet, astrologer, sexual revolutionary, drug addict, painter, mountain climber, and social critic.
Crowley was notorious in his lifetime andmdash; a frequent target of attacks in the tabloid press, which labeled him "The Wickedest Man in the World" to his evident amusement.
Crowley met up with her again in London when she sang Venus in Tannhauser on 22 June 1899.
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She had gone to the UK at the age of 21 and had enrolled in the Royal College of Music, London under the tutelage of the famous Hungarian musician Francis Korbay.
Crowley's most grandiose work is The Equinox, a large bi-annual periodical that served as the official organ of the A.'.A.'., and, later, the O.T.O. It was subtitled "The Review of Scientific Illuminism" and remains one of the definitive works on occultism.
At Chabanjong they ran into the rear of the 135 coolies who had been sent ahead on July 24 and July 25, who were carrying food rations for the team.
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 Aleister Crowley - SourceryForge
Born Edward Alexander Crowley on October 12, 1875 in Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England, he was the son of a Plymouth Brethren preacher and heir to a small fortune.
The claims made about him by the press range from the realistic (if scandalous at the time)—that he was an avowed atheist, openly kept mistresses, and had favored the Germans in World War I—to the ridiculous (that he sacrificed hundreds of babies in fl magic rituals).
Again in his autobiographical Confessions (which he termed his "Autohagiography") he relates the story of L. Ron Hubbard and Jack Parsons and their attempt to create a "moonchild" (from Crowley's novel of that name).
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Three pieces by Crowley, "The Quest [2]", "The Neophyte [3]", and "The Rose and the Cross [4]", appear in the 1917 collection The Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse.
Legendary British heavy metal band, Iron Maiden, also made references to Crowley in many of their songs (most obviously "Moonchild", on the "Seventh Son of a Seventh Son" album); Bruce Dickinson, their lead singer, who is an ardent follower of mystical teachings, also frequently refers to Crowley's work in his solo projects.
Aleister Crowley, explicitly identified by name, is a major character in F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre's 1994 novel The Woman Between the Worlds, and also appears in "The Enigma of the Warwickshire Vortex", a 1997 short story by MacIntyre.
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 New Aeon Films: Aleister Crowley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Aleister Crowley died of a respiratory infection in a Hastings boarding house on
Ministry, who have referred to Crowley in lyrics, though their interpretations more often follow the tabloid "Satanist" image of Crowley and not his actual writings.
Led Zeppelin III album, one or more Aleister Crowley quotes are inscribed into the runoff matrix of the vinyl (the space between the last groove and the label.)
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 Crowley on egolessness - SourceryForge
Ok I'm new here but let me explain egolessness as Aleistir would have if he be in his material form the Aleister that you look upon in pictures.
Me, Myself and I. Egolessness is the removal of myself.
Although I have consulted me, together we have decided that myself might still be required to fuel the entire body into the universe I am.
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