Advance copies of the new edition of the excellent Abrahadabra by Rodney Orpheus have apparently already left the printers. The first edition. -Rodney Orpheus, from the Introduction”Abrahadabra is about the practice of ” Abrahadabra is about the practice of the magick of Thelema- a. Abrahadabra Press is proud to announce our first publication: Grimoire of Aleister Crowley by Rodney Orpheus pages, octavo hardcover with dust jacket.

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Retrieved 12 September No trivia or quizzes yet. About this book Group ritual has been a cornerstone of spiritual practice since time immemorial, yet its history and importance have often been overlooked by occultists of the modern age. This led to lots of other people asking me questions about it, mainly the same questions over and over again, which meant it went from being pretty flattering to pretty boring quite rapidly.

Lists with This Book. Rodney Orpheus does a remarkable job presenting this magical system in a way that will have even neophytes practicing magick—and more important, understanding it—in no time. It includes rituals from Crowley and others, and its important appendices round out an excellent work. To ask other abrahadabrra questions about Abrahadabraplease sign up. Rodney Orpheus has provided an original and enchanting work for the twenty-first century which opens the gates to the palace and offers a pathway to the mysteries hidden therein.

Not being more widely informed on Thelema I can’t comment on how well it explains what a Thelemite would consider the most important features of Thelema, roeney maybe I’d go as low as three or as high as five if I did, on which basis I’m settling on four stars as a compromise.

He was still writing literature as well as music during this period: Cathryn Orchard Goodreads Author Illustrator. We’re chatting to a bloke, Rodney Orpheus, who is part of the religion which Crowley left behind after he died, it’s called O. This book is the first comprehensive presentation of group-oriented rites for modern magicians inspired by the works of Aleister Crowley. otpheus


It is extremely well written and the author does very well to make easy reading of a very complicated subject. Thelemic Magick as it is practiced today owes and unmistakable debt to its main proponent, author: Nov 12, Emissary rated it liked it.

Paulie Barber rated it really liked it Jun 20, Kristine rated it really liked it Feb 07, Preview — Abrahadabra by Rodney Orpheus. This book is going to end up being standard reading for numerous groups,and is sure to cause a stir, and may even start a revolution.

Nicole Browne rated it it was amazing Sep 05, Two minutes in the station has a major technical glitch.

Rodney is a master story teller, making this work a pleasure to read as well as a practical manual that will give you enough work to last you many years. A Performance Commentary on the Gnostic Mass, etc.

The Ashe Journal described the book as “a significant contribution to the field of Thelemic, or Crowleyan if you will, magick,” [3] and the Tree of Light journal said it was “one of the very few competent and readable introductory texts to Thelemic magick.

Its learning curve is gentle, yet the material is eminently practical. Magical terms and traditions Magical mottos Magical organizations Occultists Occult writers Methods of divination List of Enochian angels. The consoles in all three studios stop working. Joe Bloom rated it really liked it Sep 12, And yet Thelemic Magick, separate from Crowley’s admittedly polarizing exploits and personality, remains one of the most effective and well-documented systems of ritual magick available to modern spiritual seekers.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Kelsie rated it it was amazing Aug 14, This is a practical, lively, and meticulously documented manual designed for group magical workings. He introduces each ritual with a clear overview, setting each in its historical context and explaining its function and mode of operation; followed by detailed notes on setting and performance of each one.


Brother Orpheus—kinetic, peripatetic, and most creative adept that he is—is one who practices what he preaches and knows of what he speaks. Ian rated it really liked it Aug 20, It admirably fulfils its task—bringing new insight to both published and unpublished rituals with diagrams and detailed instructions for movement, apparel, and Temple setup.

Alan Perego rated it it was amazing Nov 20, Books by Rodney Orpheus.

Abrahadabra : Understanding Aleister Crowley’s Thelemic Magick

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. I made xbrahadabra start and it seemed interesting. One evening in Aachen a lovely young girl named Miriam, seeing my obvious irritation at answering questions all night, asked me if I could recommend a good beginners book instead.

Retrieved 4 June Eminently readable and most importantly usableGrimoire of Aleister Crowley will keep many or;heus magical group busy for years to come. Open Preview See a Problem? This book helped me to renew rodbey interest in Thelema after a hiatus for a few years. It has been described as “a truly exceptional modern grimoire” by magical scholar and editor Colin Campbell. Return to Book Page.

Orpheus had used Steinberg ‘s computer music software in the studio for some time, and soon after moving to Hamburg he joined the company to pioneer their Internet Services division.