ne only needs to be exposed to the paper, "The Book of the Black Serpent" to satisfactorily measure the G.'.D.'.'s Outer Order dictum and seemingly unrelated ceremonialism in the contextual genius loci of its founders.
L.B.R.P. & L.B.R.H.
Used to banish unwanted and unneeded terrestrial and cosmic influence; while also building a foundation of astral sense perceptions of seeing -- coupled with the Vibratory Formul�, hearing, empathy and telepathy between one self and the beings invoked; and, with time, enables one to cast an impenetrable Circle of Art.
A) Astral travel to hone the astral senses.
B) Progressive, Hermetic Elemental Initiation.
Rising on the Planes.
A) Subjective [i.e., Microcosmic] True Will cultivation.
Tarot and Enochian.
A) Hermetic Initiation to include the Astrological and Planetary along with the Elemental.
Supreme Pentagram Rituals.
A) Elemental Tool Consecration.
B) Banishing first and then next invoking the Elemental, Astrological and Planetary.
Truncated Pyramids on the Astral.
A) Claim and sustain orientation within, and balance of, the astral.
B) Gain control over the thought-forms which are _consciously_ manifested.
Talismans & Evocation to Physical Appearance.
A) Trial runs manifesting on Assiah thought-forms from Yetzirah.
[Keep in mind evocation was implemented by psychic skill alone; near as I can tell, no skrying devices were used by the original G..'.D.'. members in evocation rites.]
Being received in the [only] Second Order.
Here, folks, is where, in our Information Age, we need to finally admit to ourselves the G.'.D.'. Tradition has more than just a few minor framework flaws approaching a) Abra-Melin Magic(k) and b) evidence to peer reviewers that G.'.D.'. Lodge Officers/Cult Leaders understand, let alone own the ability of initiating others in, the Macrocosmic/Microcosmic Model.
1) Rising on the Planes alone is used to approach the Second Order by G.'.D.'. Brethren.
1a) This fact proves [Klippoth] unbalance in their training; specifically being Mercury and Salt dominant to exclude entirely Sulphur. Manipulate orientation of the elements to manifest and protect, fine. Draw-down Light in the Middle Pillar for Yang empowerment, cool, but the nefarious alchemical and Kabbalistic sleights on the innocent rankles my arse!
1b) There's no evidence to my right ingenium that any other state of consciousness exists subjectively traveled save the astral. For example: Briah [L.V.X.], and Atziluth [N.O.X.], I've intuited, could very well be Yetzirah's illusions of referred to Planes.
1c) It can be postulated then that Briah, and Atziluth, if one has the know-how and inclination to be received in the Third Order, are only genuinely experienced by the whole being holistically, by design. Put simply: there isn't the needed Zen in the G.'.D.'. dictum.
1d) What measures are self-styled G.'.D.'. Adepts using to gauge their own and others' self-created delusions? I mean, look: if they use the Formul� of the Rose Cross and meditate in Tiphereth of Yetzirah, all the while believing they're in Soul proper, and in fact surpass Geburah of Yetzirath in reflection while, after some time, being received in Chesed of Yetzirah [the astral's illusion of Oversoul], are we Thelemists to believe that G.'.D.'.'s so-called Initiates, who vehemently oppose the Third Order like the plague, propagate and practice the relinquishment of entering Da'ath of Yetzirah thereby retiring the use of the Formul� of the Rose Cross for fear of entering the much-hated "Abyss", and actually miss-out on experiencing the astral's illusion of Oversoul's Akashic Record of memories through the incarnations? If this is the case, that's some serious, ignorant and/or premeditated Black Human Satanism to be certain!; especially considering their aim of using the Klippoth Arch-Devils and Demon Kings in an evocative "Sealed up in the Hells" rite upon being received in Tiphereth of Yetzirah. Mathers did in point of fact fail his H.G.A. Semester, though. I think I'm better off not knowing if this is the way it is still in G.'.D.'. Lodges or not. Mathers sounded like the type not to admit he was wrong, even if it meant sacrificing his followers to Chronozon's soul-eating machine.
Serious charges -- serious consequences; and even if I'm wrong, the same sort of Black Humanhood Satanism IS practiced on a Briatic if not Yetziratic scale by G.'.D.'. adherents, and most others, either volitionally in practice [let's not forget spin-doctored from the arm-chair] or unbenounced to themselves. No matter which, it's all very unfortunate and is a sorrowful state of affairs indeed. A great many brand-newbies are drawn to the G.'.D.'. not knowing how to sort it all out and use the magic(k)s left to their own devices. The impetus of the G.'.D.'. movement, sadly, nigh guarantees its place historically among the Arts, Black in guise of White, or not..
If you're weak, and have chose to deny Thelema's tenants while hiding amid its symbols and are now Old Aeon, by all means, exercise your free-will to fall, but do try to fall alone. That's one hell of a mind fuck, what's more, is that I never stepped foot in a Lodge, of any faction. Hmmm. Cased. Sing us a song in unison on about non-attachment and Praeter-Humanism and like, if you would please, gentlemen. Thanks kindly.
Love is the Law, Love under Will;
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