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The Cloud Upon the Sanctuary
A.E. Waite recommended this to the young Aleister Crowley in 1896 as the book he should read to understand the nature of the Interior Church. This new issues of the third and best edition includes two introductions Waite wrote for the 1903 and 1909 editions.
Paperback, 137 pages
Published September 24th 2004 by Red Wheel/Weiser
(first published 1793)
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I have known of this book's significance within the Golden Dawn for many years, but I only picked up a copy a few months ago at HPB. Levi mentions Eckartshausen in DRHM, so I pushed it to the top of my reading list. The book consists of six letters; the first three letters gave me enlightening insight on the some of the core principles of the Golden Dawn, while the last three did not interest me as much, in part because the raving about Jesus as sole lord and savior increases significantly in ...more