Ex Deo nascimur.
In Jesu Morimur
Per Spiritum Sanctum reviviscimus.
whose number is 93. We may analyse this new Word in detail and demonstrate that it is a proper hieroglyph of the Ritual of Self-Initiation in this Aeon of Horus. For the correspondence in the following note, see Liber 777. The principal points are these:
|Atu (Tarot trump)||No. of Atu||Hebrew Letter||No. of Letter||Correspondence in Nature||Other Correspondence|
|The Hierophant. (Osiris throned & crowned, with Wand.)||V||Vau (a nail) English V, W, or vowel between O and U - ma'ajab and ma'aruf.||6||Taurus (An earthy sign ruled by Venus; the Moon exalted therein, but male.)||The Sun. The son in Tetragrammaton. (See Cap. III). The Pentagram which shows Spirit master & reconciler of the Four Elements.|
|Four Worshippers; the four elements.||Liberty, i.e. free will.||The Hexagram which unites God and Man. The consciousness or Ruach.
Parzival as the Child in his widowed mother's care: Horus, son of Isis and the slain Osiris.
Parzival as King & Priest in Montsalvat performing the miracle of redemption; Horus crowned and conquering, taking the place of his father.
Christ-Bacchus in Heaven - Olympus saving the world.
|The Hermit (Hermes with Lamp, Wings, Wand, Cloak, and Serpent).||IX||Yod (a hand) English I or Y.||10||Virgo (an earthy sign ruled by Mercury exalted therein; sexually ambivalent) Light, i.e. of Wisdom, the Inmost.||The root of the Alphabet. The Spermatozoon. The youth setting out on his adventures after receiving the Wand. Parzival in the desert. Christ taking refuge in Egypt, and on the Mount tempted by the Devil. The unconscious Will, or Word.|
|The Fool (The Babe in the Egg on the Lotus, Bacchus Diphues, etc.)||0||Aleph (an ox) English A, more or less||1||Air (The condition of all Life, the impartial vehicle. Sexually undeveloped). Life; i.e. the organ of possible expression.||The free breath. The Svastika. The Holy Ghost. The Virgin's Womb. Parzial as "der reine Thor" who knows nothing. Horus. Christ-Bacchus as the innocent babe, pursued by Herod-Héré. Hercules strangling the serpents. The Unconscious Self not yet determined in any direction.|
|The Devil (Baphomet throned & adored by Male & Female. See Eliphas Levi's design.)||XV||Ayin (an eye) English A, or O ore or less: the bleat of a goat, A'a.||70||Capricornus (an earthy sign ruled by Saturn; Mars exalted therein. Sexually male). Love: i.e. the instinct to satisfy Godhead by uniting it with the Universe.||Parzival in Black Armour, ready to return to Montsalvat as Redeemer-King: Horus come to full growth. Christ-Bacchus with Calvary-Cross Kithairon — Thyrsus.|
These symbols are all shewn in the Atu "The Hermit". They are the powers of the Yod, whose extension is the Vau. Yod is the Hand wherewith man does his Will. It is also The Virgin; his essence is inviolate.
 There is a quite different formula in which I is the father, O the Mother, A the child — and yet another, in which I.A.O. are all fathers of different kinds balanced by H.H.H., 3 Mothers, to complete the Universe. In a third, the true formula of the Beast 666, I and O are the opposites which form the field for the operation of A. But this is a higher matter unsuited for this elementary handbook. See, however, Liber Samekh, Point II, Section J.
 It is, for all that, His instrument, acquired by Him as an astronomer buys a telescope. See Liber Aleph, for a full explanation of the objects attained by the stratagem of incarnation; also Part IV of this Book 4.
 If not, one is not working properly.
 See J.G.Frazer, The Golden Bough; J.M.Robertson, Pagan Christs; A. Crowley, Why Jesus Wept.
 The magic of Abra-Melin was practised by members of the Golden Dawn. Crowley was so successful with the magical formula of Abra-Melin that it brought him up to a higher stage, that of Thelema which (in the light of his system) supersedes it. Put in another way the formula of the previous aeon — that of Osiris — involved the conception of death and resurrection through self-sacrifice. In the formula of the new aeon (Thelema) the emphasis shifts from the Dying God (Osiris, Christ and others) to the ever-living Sun, Horus, the "Crowned and Conquering Child" who typifies the eternal and undying Self in Man. Not "Thy will be done", but "Do what thou wilt."
 The New Aeon began in 1904. The Seventeenth year of the Aeon is therefore 1921 when Crowley was at his Abbey of Thelema in Cefalu, Sicily.
 Table I (columns CLXXV and CLXXVI) gives the Hebrew letters with their Cabbalistic equivalents. ו = 6; י = 10; א = 1; ע = 70; ו = 6. Total 93.
 Her sole speech in the last Act is "Dienen: Dienen". ["Serve: serve"]
 Note that all these three remain for a time as neuters among women, prevented from living the male life.
 All these ideas may be explained by reference to anthropology. But this is not their condemnation, but their justification; for the customs and legends of mankind reflect the true nature of the species.
 F and V are alternate transliterations of the Hebrew letter ו (Vau). Hence FIAOF is VIAOV.
 One of the four worlds of Cabbalistic tradition. See Table II.
 For these spellings see 777.
 Crowley means spelling the letters of the name (FIAOF) in full, i.e. Ϝ = ϜϜ; I or Yod = ΙϜΔ, etc. The total is 309 as opposed to 93. 309 is the number of the god Set (Sh = 300; T = 9). These two letters, Sh and T, are attributed to the Tarot Keys XX and XI, i.e. 31, the number of AL which is the secret key of The Book of the Law. See Liber Samekh, Point II.
 In man himself, i.e. the phallus.
 Hiram Abiff, the Master Builder of the Masonic tradition. See The Magical Record of the Beast 666.
 This passage is obscure. Crowley contrasts the Old Aeon, the Aeon of Osiris (Christianity, Buddhism et al.), with that of the New, the Aeon of Horus (Thelema, the present age). The experience of Reality is only possible by the union, i.e. the death, of subject and object in consciousness. What Crowley apparently omitted to say is that in the previous Aeon the experience of Reality (the Kingdom of Heaven) is only attainable through the sacrifice, the denial, of the senses.
 The I or Yod in the V or Vau, i.e. the Father in the Son.
 The Phallic-Power.
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