The Psychology of Hashish has 47 ratings and 0 reviews. Crowley’s mystical and magical study of the drug. Nature teaches us, and the Oracles. The Psychology of Hashish by Aleister Crowley, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. COMPARABLE to the Alf Laylah wa Laylah itself, a very Tower of Babel, partaking alike of truth both gross and subtle inextricably interwoven.

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It is not that the Heart has become Vishnu, or that Vishnu has filled the heart. Clearly the omission of a single minute item must alter the whole course of events. He may be all kinds of a black magician; but at least he has learnt to concentrate his mind. Just as a definite number of beats of the pendulum makes an hour, so mentally a less definite but far from indefinite number of thoughts makes an hour’s consciousness.

I found it impossible to meditate in the cold, and fires will not last equably. Feeling perfectly at home in your imagined body, let that body rise through the air to a great height. Professor William James treats most adequately of this matter in his Varieties of Religious Experience.

Dismiss from your mind the impetuous course of the Moon, for she moveth always by the power of necessity. There is only one remedy for this state of affairs, the discipline of thought which we call in its highest forms meditation and magic. Looking at each glyph, one perceives, too, that itself is made up of other glyphs yet nearer to the Self, these glyphs, however, being croley and nameless; they are not truly perceived, but one is somehow aware of them.

The Psychology of Hashish: An Essay on Mysticism by Aleister Crowley

A sample may apparently degenerate 50 per cent. An Essay on Mysticism by Aleister Crowley. This agony, belonging to the lower stage of Vedana, is the drag, ever pulling back the mystic as he endeavours to break down the blackness of his insanity. All these forms and names are almost infinitely varied.


So that the good young Yogi finds himself thus awkwardly placed; that having created a mighty engine and removed all conceivable impediments to its smooth working, he is now confronted by the inertia of all that majesty and might.

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Even as insanities, they would demand the strictest investigation from the light they throw upon the working of the brain. One may doubt whether the drug alone ever does this. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. There are no reviews for previous versions of this product.

Aleister Crowley – Psychology of Hashish It is almost impossible to describe so purely metaphysical a state, which involves clearly enough a contradiction in terms.

Secondly, the rule never to repeat my experiment before the lapse of at least a month. The Buddhist, however, does not stop here, for he alleges that even this consciousness is false; that like all things it has the Three Characteristics of Sorrow, Change, and Unsubstantiality.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. The only solution appears to lie in a metaphysical identification of Monotheism and Pantheism.

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Thou hast taken thee the lies, those little foxes that spoil the grapes. Besides his interest in the occult, he was sexually promiscuous with both genders at a time when homosexuality was still illegal in Britainfrequented prostitutes, was vocally defiant against Christianity and Psycohlogy and post-Victorian prudishness toward sexual subjects, and was a drug addict. Identify each web page that allegedly contains infringing material. Concerning the laws which govern this new realm we can say nothing here.

For she glorieth in the harmony under which the moral body subsisteth Why did I take to climbing, not to cricket?

Filling the Soul with profound Love And as this flash does not aid us to analyse the Hydrochloric acid gas, so the Ananda prevents us by startling us from perceiving the true nature of the phenomenon.


Such little fruit, then, as I may have culled from her autumnal breast mere unripe berries, I confess!

The eminent professor is perhaps hardly aware of how his eagle-flights have brushed the sun with their fiery wings. The Confessions of Aleister Crowley. From our Membership Agreement “Lulu is a place where people of all ages, backgrounds, experience, and professions can publish, sell, or buy creative content such as novels, memoirs, poetry, cookbooks, technical manuals, articles, photography books, children’s books, calendars, and a host of other content that hazhish easy categorization.

If you are sure that this product is in violation of acceptable content as defined in the agreement or that it does not meet our guidelines for General Access, please fill out the form below. Again must I apologise for taking so elementary a view of physics. Written in under a pseudonym.

I think one should add that these results of my introspection are almost psychologh due to my own training in philosophy and magic, and that nothing but the intensification of the introspective faculty is due to the hashish.

All thou hast done is to harmonise and weld all the lies and illusions into one universal lie, one infinite illusion. Open Preview See a Problem?

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And that is where the joke comes in.