IV The New Aeon
The third chapter of the Book is difficult to understand, and may be very repugnant to many people born before the date of the book (April, 1904).It tells us the characteristics of the Period on which we are now entered. Superficially, they appear appalling. We see some of them already with terrifying clarity. But fear not! Read More Here.
III The Law ofThelema*
This Book lays down a simple Code of Conduct.“Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law.”“Love is the law, love under will.”“There is no law beyond Do what thou wilt."Read More Here.
II The Universe
This Book explains the Universe.The elements are Nuit— Space— that is, the total of possibilities of every kind— and Hadit, any point which has experience of these possibilities. (This idea is for literary convenience symbolized by the Egyptian Goddess Nuit, a woman bending over like the Arch of the Night Sky. Hadit is symbolized as a Winged Globe
at the heart of Nuit.)Read More Here.
I The Book
1. This book was dictated in Cairo between noon and 1 p.m. on three successive days, April 8th, 9th and 10th in the year 1904.The Author called himself Aiwass, and claimed to be “the minister of Hoor-Paar-Kraat”; that is, a messenger from the forces ruling this earth at present, as will be explained later on.How could he prove that he was in fact a being of a kind superior to any of the human race, and so entitled to speak with authority? How could he prove that he was in fact a being of a kind superior to any of the human race, and so entitled to speak with authority? Evidently he must show KNOWLEDGE and POWER such as no man has ever been known to possess.Read More Here.