In case this got lost as well...
Subject: Re: BRH DBR, Abrahadabra ???, The origin of the
phrase, "The Vision and the Voice", etc...
After reading all the disagreements about Hebrew, language,
alphabets, which is of divine origin, etc... I am reminded of this
statement by Crowley:
"Should therefore the candidate hear the name of any God, let him not
rashly assume that it refers to any known God, save only the God
known to himself. Or should the ritual speak in terms (however vague)
which seem to imply Egyptian, Taoist, Buddhist, Indian, Persian,
Greek, Judaic, Christian, or Moslem philosophy, let him reflect that
this is a defect of language; the literary limitation and not the
spiritual prejudice of the man P.
Especially let him guard against the finding of definite sectarian
symbols in the teaching of his master, and the reasoning from the
known to the unknown which assuredly will tempt him. We labour
earnestly, dear brother, that you may never be led away to perish
upon this point; for thereon have many holy and just men been
wrecked. By this have all the visible systems lost the essence of
wisdom. We have sought to reveal the Arcanum; we have only profaned
From Liber LXI