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首页 泰勒玛辞典——神秘教义、原型、卡巴拉神秘主义和阿莱斯特·克劳利神学的现代传播(英文版)

泰勒玛辞典——神秘教义、原型、卡巴拉神秘主义和阿莱斯特·克劳利神学的现代传播(英文版).pdf

泰勒玛辞典——神秘教义、原型、卡巴拉神秘主义和阿莱斯特·克劳利神…

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简介:本文档为《泰勒玛辞典——神秘教义、原型、卡巴拉神秘主义和阿莱斯特·克劳利神学的现代传播(英文版)pdf》,可适用于人文社科领域,主题内容包含AGLOSSARYOFTHELEMATheModernDisseminationoftheMysticalDogma,Archetypes,Qaba符等。

AGLOSSARYOFTHELEMATheModernDisseminationoftheMysticalDogma,Archetypes,QabalismandTheologyofAleisterCrowleyByFraterPyramidatusΘΕΛΗΜΑלאטשאלΑΓΑΠΗארבאדאהארבאODOCICLEQAACopyrightAdamNewmanAGLOSSARYOFTHELEMAAGLOSSARYOFTHELEMAACKNOWLEDGEMENTSIwouldliketothankPBforopeningmyeyesJohnDennant,PaulineClenshaw,FraterValakoftheInvisibleHouse,TonyRedhead,AngelaPrice,JakeandPenny,TomEbel,GlynSholay,NamaleeBollemypsychiatricteamincludingDrNicholasKosky,DrDebbieSimpson,DrIanRodin,DrIbrihimYouseff,AndyWilcox,GeoffHoltandAlexisBakermypublisherCharlieSmith,JedRannerandMarkStringerforkeepingmecompany,AlisonThornleyforkeepingmesaneandmyfamilyforbeingtolerantandofcourseAleisterCrowleyforhavingstrongshouldersDedicatedtoMervynPeakeEXORDIUMSincethepublicationofIsraelRegardie’sTheGoldenDawnthegeneralpublichasbecomeusedtomagicaldictionaries,compendiumsandcyclopaediasOurbookshopsarerepletewithendlesstitlespromisingconcisedataontheWesternMysteryTraditionHowever,Istillfeelthatforthebeginningstudentmanyofthesearebewildering,andthattheyleavethereadermoremystifiedthaneverThisiscertainlymoresowiththeThelemictradition,wherewefindCrowley’sstrictandprecisecontrolofVictorianEnglishverbose,confusingandoftencryptictothepointofexcess,letalonetheexcursionsintoEasternoccultismthateventheGoldenDawnadeptsknewlittleof,letalonetheaveragepersonIncompilingthisvolumethreeaimsemergedasparamount:a)tobeascomprehensiveaspossible,coveringallaspectsoftheThelemictraditionasitstandsinthe‘Crowleycorpus’ofwritings–thiscouldbetermed‘orthodox’,ortraditionalThelemab)toavoidwaffleandremainasconciseandbriefasisconvenientandc)toaimattheeverydayreader,andtoavoid‘esoteric’,mysteriousandunusualtermsTheamountofoccultmaterialavailableisimmenseandconfusingWeoftenencountercontradictionsbetweentexts,differencesinpronunciation,spelling,andstyleMostofthegreatoccultbooksareAGLOSSARYOFTHELEMAdeliberatelyconfusing,andoccasionallyfilledwithmaliciouserrorsonthefalsepremisethat‘secrets’shouldbeconfinedtoasmallcircleofinitiates,andthatflagrantlypublishingsimilar‘secrets’wouldleadtopersecution,beitfromtheChurch,rivalsocieties,orevendisenchantedentitiesfromthespiritworldSufficetosaythatmostofthemedievalgrimoires,andgreatmanuscriptsofmagic,docontainpurposefulmistakesCrowley,withhisAAandrevisedOrdoTempliOrientis,wentsomegreatdistancetodispellingsuperstition,anddogmaticinfighting,butalackofscientificspiritisstillpainfullyprevalentinthegeneralliteratureofoccultismInthisvolumeIhavetriedtobeassimple,lucidandpracticalaspossibleThereaderwhodoesnotunderstandthelistsofcorrespondencesinotherbooks,willtakesolaceintheLatinalphabet,atoolcertainlyathisdisposal,andperhapsfindapointertoaclearerplateauIdonotpretendtoprovidedetailedinformationhere,butslightguidancethroughtheliterarylabyrinth,andalittlesomethingtohelp‘jumpstart’thecreativeprocessesThisvolumeisjampackedwitharchetypes,symbols,andcorrespondences,andsimplyflickingthroughyoushouldfindwhatyouarelookingfor,atleastinpartAdmittedlyitisauselessvolumetakenalone,andisperhapsatbestanapocryphaladditionforeveryoccultlibraryperhapsthemostdogeared,andleastread,bookyouwilleverownanacademicandscholarlycontributiontooccultism,ratherthananyoriginalorinspiredworkThepointofreferenceis,asusual,theHolyQabalah–thisgivesusasynthetic,elasticandvirtuallyomniscientmethodofreferringinformationbacktoasynergisticmodelItwasperhapsCrowley’sgreatestacademicinertiatopropupallofhisdiscoveriesontheTreeofLife,andthisglossarysharesthatinertiaTohelpthebeginnermanyoftheHebrewwordshavebeentransliteratedintoEnglishaswellasgivenintheoriginalscriptTheauthoralsohopesthiswillhelppreventthescribalerror,andrunicentropy,thathehassooftenencounteredinhisresearchesWhereverpossibleIhavetriedtodistinguishtheauthenticHebrewQabalahfromtheGoldenDawnandThelemicextensions,asthetwocanneverbefullyreconciled–apainfuldefectintheendlessliteraryambitionoftheVictorianGDThereisessentiallynoseamlessconnectionbetweentheRabbinicalteachings,aka‘theesotericinterpretationoftheTorah’,andexperimentalworkssuchasLiber,andduecredithasbeengiventotheQabalistictraditionperseItseemsCrowleyhimselfwaslessanxioustodrawthesamedistinctionsOneperfectmethodisfound–theangelsoftheSchemhamphoresh–andtheonlyextensionintotheHermeticteachingistheallocationtothequinariesoftheZodiac,whichmaybediscardedifthereaderwishestoexperimentwiththeunadulteratedtraditionTheEnochianWatchtowersofDrDeearegivenindepth,asarethenamesoftheGovernors,andsomeguidingnotesonpronunciationoftheEnochianscriptThesuperfluousspellingmethodsoftheVictorianGoldenDawnhavebeendiscardedinfavouroftherestoredmethodgivenbyMrHulseTheauthorhad,forthesakeofbrevity,tochosefromthreeoffourdifferentmethods,andhechosefrom‘thelesseroftwoevils’ConsiderationsofstylehavemademegivethelettersoftheEnochian‘language’,andalthoughheagreeswithHulseastotheirincrediblescholarlyvalue,manyceremonialmagicianshavecommentedontheirusefulnessinthecreationofsigils–thatistheirdirectactiononthesubconsciousmindratherthanfromthestandpointofgrammarandphonemicsCrowley’sfamousBookofThothhasbeententativelycoveredwithsomebriefdescriptionsofeachindividualillustrationandtheirQabalisticratiocinationsTheGnosticMassoftheOTOgivesonemanynamesofthesotermed‘GnosticSaints’,andtheauthorhasendeavouredtoprovideshortbiographiesofmostofthem,whichaddsmanycolourfulhistoricalcharacterstothework,andperhapsremindsusthatCrowley(etalibi)wasalinkinagrandtraditionratherthantheinsaneandmilitantindividualistthatthegeneralpublicaccusehimofbeingThesenameswillprovidethereaderwithmanyavenuesoftheoccultworld,titlesofworks,namesanddatesetc,withoutgivingmorethanasuperficial‘resonance’oftheindividualsconcernedThelemahasalwaystriedtobeatrulysyntheticexplorationofallprevioussystemsofattainment,andhasaddedanEasternflavourtothestrictlyHermeticcanonofthetheGoldenDawnTheHexagramsoftheIChinghavebeenincluded,usingacombinationoftheRichardWilhelmtranslation,Hulse’sLiberandCrowley’sLiberTheauthorhasendeavouredtouncoverinconsistenciesbetweenthesethreeworks,andthankfullyhasfoundnoneTheyarearrangedintheawkwardandoftenunpronouncibleChinesenames,asthesearethemostoftenencounteredinotherstandardworksofreferenceTheTattvasymbols,sevenChakkrasofyoga,andthethreevitalnadisarealsogivenasdevelopedbyWesternersratherthanfromanyspecifictextusreceptusThemajoralphabetsarearrangedaccordingtotheEnglishtransliterationsofthenamesofthelettersIncludedareArabic,Hebrew,GreekandCoptic–aswellasEnochian,butinthiscaseonlyasasingleparagraphThesefivelanguagesarethemostoftenusedinThelemicceremonialDemonologyisasubjectwhichfranklycannotbeignoredinaworkofthiskind,anditiscommonknowledgethatthemaleficuniverseisnot‘brushedaside’inThelemaasinmanyothermagicaltraditionsThuswefindincludedtheAGLOSSARYOFTHELEMASpiritsoftheLesserKeyofSolomon,(withthesigils,sometimesinduplicate),theprincipaldemonsoftheSatanicBibleofAntonLaVey(withBiblicalnotes),andtheSentinelsoftheQliphoth,withtherespectivesigils,whicharefoundinLiberThemetaphysicandcosmologyofthearchdemonsisalsogiven,inbriefAlsogivenaretheratherobscureGatesoftheSepherYetzirah(calledsuchthroughaconceptcommunicatedinthetextratherthananyactuallisting)ThesehaveauniquepermutationofthesymbolspertainingtotheHebrewalphabet,withakindofmagicalantithesisasthegeneralthreadofreason(howevertenuousitmayappearattimes)Thishopefullywillprovidethereaderwithanentirelynew(intermsoftoday’sliterature)methodofQabalisticexegesisSomeelementarydataontheastrologicalallocationsisalsogivenAnotherentryquiteunencounteredinmodernliterature,andseeminglyuniquetotheauthor’sresearch,istheGeomanticQemeaandUniqueGeomanticShieldsAlthoughthesearenotstrictlypartoftheThelemiccanon,geomancyis,andanyinsightgarneredonthismuchneglectedtraditioncandonothingbutgoodLastly,IcanneverpretendtohaveafullintellectualgrasponallthedatacontainedwithinThisisnotsoimportantasonemightguess,andinmanycaseslackofknowledgehasleadmetoanimpartialityan‘expert’couldneverhopeforKEYNUMBERSONEThisisthenumberofTheCrown,orKether(רתכ),whichbeingtheuppermostSphereoftheTreeofLifeisconsideredtobeGodhoweversomeQabalistsconsidertheVoidthatimpingesuponthis,theAinSophAurtobeGodinsteadAgreatdealofThelemicmagickdealswithreducingeventstothisUnity,andthismethodisthegreatcommondenominatorofCrowley’smostexaltedtheurgyAsthisissoimportantletusconsidersomeofthemostcommontitlesofKether:TheSmallPoint,TheProfuseGiver,ThePrimordialPoint,TheWhiteHead,Amen,Luxocculta,Mirumoccultum,InscrutableHeight,LongofNose,LongofFace,TheAncientofDays,ExistenceofExistences,AncientofAncientOnes,HolyAncientOne,Luxsimplicissima,ConcealedoftheConcealed,TheHead,Luxinterna,TheMostHigh,TheHeadwhichisNotThesevarioustitlesbetraytheineffablenatureoftheOneandremindsusthattoaccessthisitisnecessaryformostofustousethemediumoftheHolyGuardianAngel(seeTiphereth)TWOTheuniversalfatherIntheQabalisticsystemtheYodofTetragrammatonhasitsbodyinChockmah(חכהמ),therelevantSphereontheTreeofLife,butitsuppermostpointinKether,thefirstSphereAppropriatekeywordshereincludedynamism,unfocusedforce,twoparallellineswhichnevermeet,theElementFire,energyandimpulseItisakindofforcewhichisunbearableandungraspableatthesametimeIntheTarotthefourDeucesareDominion,Love,PeaceandChangeTHREETheuniversalmotherThisisthefirstHehofTetragrammaton,QabalisticallyspeakingMostimportantlyinThelemathisistheSphereontheTreeofLifethatpertainstoaMagisterTempli,thatistotrueUnderstandingRelevantkeywordsincludetriangle,confinement,Lucifericconsciousness,Saturn,theElementWater,theGreatSeaandcompassionIntheTarotthefourThreesareVirtue,Abundance,SorrowandWorksFOURThecrownofmindApartfromtheQabalisticconsiderationsthisnumberrepresentstheDemiurge(seeelsewhere),orfalsegod,orthegodofthepeopleRelevantkeywordsincludeseparation,conclusion,mercy,square,thePrimaryReflectionofWater,JupitereanconsciousnessandtimeIntheTarottheFoursareCompletion,Luxury,TruceandPowerTogoanyhigherontheTreeofLifethanthisistocrosstheVeiloftheAbyss,ifonegoessequentiallyandifonedoesnotAGLOSSARYOFTHELEMAFIVETheprincipleofkarmaThisisthenumberofmankindinhisphysicalaspectObviouslywesharefivebodilyextensionsfromthetorso,fivefingersandtoes,fivesensesandeachhandhasjointswhichistheMysticNumberoffiveThenumber,anotherrecurringfeatureofhumananatomyandconsciousness,cropsupinthefactthatthefifthPlatonicSolid,thedodecahedronwithitstwelvepentagonalfaces,isformedbylinesdrawnacrosstheintersticesoftheeconomicalgroupingofspheresWealsoshareinourspiritualmakeupthefiveElementsofFire,Water,Spirit,AirandEarthRelevantkeywordsincludethePrimaryReflectionofFire,Mars,energy,force,judgement,thecolourred,consciousness,conscienceandretributionIntheTarotthefourFivesareStrife,Disappointment,DefeatandWorrySIXThestillcentreoftheTreeofLifeAsthenumberfiveisindicativeofthemicrocosmofmankind,thenumbersixisgenerallyconsideredasthehexagramofmacrocosmYetziraticallyincorrespondstoSol,theSphereconnectingtoallothersontheTreeapartfromthetenthandlowestRelevantkeywordsincludebalance,life,reliability,flexibilityandsymmetryIntheTarotthefourSixesareVictory,Pleasure,ScienceandSuccessSEVENTheprincipleofLuciferThisisthenumberofmusic,passion,prideanddivinityOntheTreeofLifeitisruledbyVenus(asynonymforLucifer,ortheMorningStar)anditistheSecondaryReflectionofFireWeareremindedofthesevensealsoftheApocalpyseSeeNetzachIntheTarotthefourSevensareValour,Debauch,FutilityandFailureSomeoccultistsmayfindmyopinionscrudeandcontroversialbutIbasethemonpersonalexperience,rememberingthatthisisamanualofpracticalmagickAndalsoconsiderthatinThelema,andoccultismingeneral,Luciferisnotanevilentity–theclosestapproximationtohisnatureisinhispositionasthe‘EyeofGod’EIGHTTheperfectintelligenceThisisthenumberofprecision,communication,theoreticalmagick,moneyandinventionOntheTreeofLifetheeighthSphereofHodisconsideredthemost‘unbalanced’,butwemustrememberthatthatisonlyfromtherelativelyfrailhumanperspectiveratherthanadivineoneIntheTarotthefourEightsareSwiftness,Indolence,InterferenceandPrudenceNINETheastralplaneJustasLunaistheconstantcompanionofEarthonthephysicalplane(andadjacentontheTreeofLife)theastralconsciousnessisalwaysunderpinningthesensoryfacultiesRelevantkeywordsincludesexuality,generation,creativity,imagination,‘stabilityischange’,enneagramandtheSecondaryReflectionofAirIntheTarotthefourNinesareStrength,Happiness,CrueltyandGainTENMundaneconsciousnessThisisthenumberofthematerialplane,thegrosssensesandespeciallytheskeleton(thisisforreasonspertainingtoreincarnation)OntheTreeofLifethisnumberisthatofthelowestSphereofMalkuth,andwefindthatmeans‘kingdom’Asnumberone,orKether,isthecause,andnumbertenistheeffect,alltheinterveningnumbersonthedecimalscalearethemeansIntheTarotthefourTensareOppression,Satiety,RuinandWealthELEVENTheuniversalnumberofmagick,sometimesexplainedbytheterm‘energytendingtochange’IntheQabalisticsystemtheeleventhSphereisDaäth(תעד),orKnowledge,variouslytermedthe‘pseudoSephirah’,‘theinvisibleSephirah’,‘theSephirahthatisnotaSephirah’etalThisagainbreaksdownintomyriad‘elaborations’ormethodsofcreatingeleventhemostfamousbeing‘fiveplussixequalseleven’,whichisonewayofsaying–‘whenthesmallworldofmankindisbroughtparalleltothevastCreationofGod,amagicalactisbroughttobear’InmagickthepointsofthepentagramaresymbolisedasElements,thepointsofthehexagramaresymbolisedasplanetsThisisshownbeautifullybytheWordABRAHADABRA(ארבאדאהארבא),theHolyThelemicformulafoundatthestartofthethirdChapterofTheBookoftheLawIthasfiveAleph(א)figuresrepresentingthe‘littleworld’ofman,theothersixthe‘bigworld’ofDeityThekeyofLiberAL(AlephאplusLamedלalsoAlphaAplusLambdaΛ)ThenumberusedtocataloguetheMSholographofthatbookThewordALhasdivinemeaningsinHebrew,Greek,ArabicandEnglish(asinour‘allmighty’)TheHebrewאלisaddedtothenamesofmanyangelstosignifytheyareoftheLord,andtheMuslimshavetheir‘Allah’ThusitisawonderfulnumbertoexpresstheunityofallreligionFraterAchad(CharlesStansfeldJones)discoveredtobethe‘key’ofLiberAL,alsoknownasTheBookoftheLawThetotalnumberofthePathwaysontheQabalisticTreeofLife,whichalsoisfoundinmanydifferentsystems,suchasthetotalnumberofteethinthehumanmouth,jointsinapairofhands,bonesinthespine,numberoflettersinthefullspellingofARARITA(אתירארא),thenumberofspheresthatcomposetheinsideofthedodecahedron,theageofJesusChrist,degreesinFreemasonry,HexagrampairsintheIChingetalibiAnumberdenotingamoreorlessautonomoussystem,oraworldinitself(Thenumerologicalsymbolismofthreeplustwoequalsfiveistheideaoftheupwardpointingpentagram,withthethreehighestpointsbeingelevatedabovethelowertwo)Thevalueofthewords‘Thelema’(ΘEΛΗΜA),‘Agape’(AΓAΠΗ),‘LAShTAL’(לאטשאל)and‘VIAOV’(ועאיו)thesebeingthekeywordsandmagicalformulaeoftheNewAeonItisusedaloneasaThelemicgreetingwhenwritten–‘’TheTreeofLifecropcirclesouthofBarburyCastlewasfoundyearsafterthereceptionofLiberAL,thesunismillionmilesfromEarth,thevalueofthethreeReciprocalPathsontheQabalisticTreeofLife(Pehפ,TethטandDalethד:plusnineplusfourequals)andthevalueoftheTarotnumeralsoftheLightningFlash(thesumofthePathsfromKethertoMalkuthgoinginsequentialorder):Alephא,Dalethד,thePathfromBinahtoChesedhasthethehypotheticalvalueof,Tethט,Lamedל,Nunנ,Pehפ,ReshרandTauת=StrangelyIhavenevercomeacrossthislastlittleQabalisticgeminanyofCrowley’swritings(itwouldbeironicifhehadoverlookedit!)AGLOSSARYOFTHELEMACURRENT,THEAtermforThelemicmagickandreligioningeneral,because‘Thelema’(ΘΕΛΗΜΑ)inGreekgematriaequals,asdoes‘Agape’(ΑΓΑΠΗ)VIAOV(ועאיו)inHebrewdoessoalso,asdoesLAShTAL(לאטשאל)byanothermethodThevalueofABRAHADABRA(ארבאדאהארבא),inHebrewGematriaThetotalvalueoftheeighthletteroftheHebrewalphabet,Cheth(ח=תיח)ThenumberofLiber,TheVisionandtheVoiceCrowleythoughtthatwasaveryimportantnumber,andthatawholevolumecouldbewrittenontheQabalisticpermutationsofABRAHADABRAaloneLiberAL:–‘Theyshallworshipthyname,foursquare,mystic,wonderful,thenumberofthemanandthenameofthyhouse’:–‘AbrahadabratherewardofRaHoorKhut’AlsoreadthispivotalquotefromLiberDCCCXIIIvelArarita:–‘AlsoIweldedtogethertheFlamingStarandtheSixfoldStarintheforgeofmysoul,andbehold!anewstarthatisaboveallthese’ItisgenerallythenumberoftheGreatWorkaccomplishedSeeThelastandgreatestMysticNumberofthesun,orSolSix(theQabalisticnumberoftheSun)timessixisThesumofthenumbersone–

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