Saturday, December 28, 2013

(Article) The Three Schools of Magick -- from Magick Without Tears by Aleister Crowley

The central idea of the White School is that, admitted that "everything is sorrow" for the profane, the Initiate has the means of transforming it to "Everything is joy." - A.C.
There have always been, at least in nucleus, three main Schools of Philosophical practice. ...
It is customary to describe these three Schools as Yellow, Black, and White. ...
These Schools represent three perfectly distinct and contrary theories of the Universe, and, therefore, practices of spiritual science.  The magical formula of each is as precise as a theorem of trigonometry.  Each assumes as fundamental a certain law of Nature, and the subject is complicated by the fact that each School, in a certain sense, admits the formulæ of the other two.  It merely regards them as in some way incomplete, secondary, or illusory.

Read: The Three Schools of Magick

PART I        PART II        PART III

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