THE EQUINOX

THE REVIEW OF SCIENTIFIC ILLUMINISM

THE OFFICIAL ORGAN OF THE O.T.O.

Vol. III Number 10

MARCH 1996 E.V.

C O N T E N T S

HYMENAEUS BETA X° Introduction - Culture vs. Cult {9}
ALEISTER CROWLEY The Master Therion - A Biographical Note {13}
THE MASTER THERION Book 1 - The Book of the Magus {19}
Book 2 - The Message of the Master Therion {23}
Book 220 - The Book of the Law {27}
Book 837 - The Law of Liberty {45}
Book 300 - Khabs Am Pekht {51}
Book 150 - De Lege Libellum {61}
Book 30 - The Book of the Balance {81}
AD VERITATEM IX° An Introduction to the History of the O.T.O. {87}
HON. CHARLES A. LEGGE Grady McMurtry et. al. vs. SOTO, Findings of Fact {101}
Grady McMurtry et. al. vs. SOTO, Judgment {109}
FRANZ HARTMANN IX° Mysteria Mystica Maxima - First Instruction {113}
HALAYL III° Hymenaeus Alpha: In Memoriam {118}
BAPHOMET XI° Book 106 - Concerning Death {119}
Book 15 - The O.T.O. Gnostic Mass {123}
Book 633 - On Thaumaturgy {141}
ALEISTER CROWLEY Book 77 - OZ: The Rights of Mankind {144}
J. B. MASON Book 161 - Concerning the Law of Thelema {145}
L. BATHURST IX° Book 52 - Manifesto of the O.T.O. {153}
TRADITIONAL Monita {160}
BAPHOMET XI° Book 101 - An Open Letter to Those Who May Wish to Join the Order {161}
Book 194 - An Intimation With Reference to the Constitution of the Order {173}
N.Y.C. STUDY GROUP The Three Triads of the O.T.O. {179}
MERLIN X° Constitution of the Antient Order of Oriental Templars {183}
BAPHOMET XI° The Grades of the O.T.O. {192}
The O.T.O. Man of Earth Degrees and the Hindu Chakras {193}
RAMAKA X° An O.T.O. Prospectus {195}
BAPHOMET XI° System of the O.T.O. {199}
What is Freemasonry? {201}
THELEMA {207}
Preface to the Revised Rituals {209}
A Memorandum on O.T.O. Policy {211}
Regulations for Profess Houses of the College of the Holy Ghost {213}
PARZIVAL X° Horus, Isis and the Osiris in the QBL {215}
ALEISTER CROWLEY Concerning "Blasphemy" {219}
The Stone of Cybele from Golden Twigs {225}
ROBERT A. HALLER Kenneth Anger {239}
Appendix A - Crowley´s Hymn To Lucifer {252}
Appendix B - Rabbit´s Moon {253}
Appendix C - Filmography {257}
CHARLES STEIN from theforestforthetrees {261}
ROBERT KELLY The Garden Unsealed {265}
GERRIT LANSING An Equinoctiall {276}
HARVEY BIALY umbilicals {277}
GEORGE QUASHA Tigre {281}
IRA COHEN Silver Shoetrees in Hermes´ Cloaset {285}
ABDAL WAHABAL BAYATI The Agony of Al Hallaj {287}

I L L U S T R A T I O N S

Past Grand Master Grady Louis McMurtry, Hymenaeus Alpha X° {8}
The Master Therion by Leon Engers Kennedy {60}
Past Grand Master Karl Kellner X° {86}
Past Grand Master Karl Johannes Germer, Saturnus X° {100}
Priestess Regina Kahl in Agapé Lodge #2 Temple {122}
Past Grand Master Theodor Reuss, Merlin X° {182}
Past National Grand Master Wilfred Talbot Smith, Ramaka X° {194}
The Prophet Aleister Crowley {198}
Past Grand Master Aleister Crowley, Baphomet XI° {206}
Past National Grand Master Charles Stansfeld Jones, Parzifal X° {216}
Frame Enlargements from the Films of Kenneth Anger {241-254}
Kenneth Anger {256}
Mylar Photograph by Ira Cohen {284}