Thelema (/θəˈliːmə/; Koine Greek: [θélima]) is a religion[1] that was developed[2] by the early 20th century British writer and ceremonial magician, Aleister Crowley. He came to believe himself to be the prophet of a new age, the Æon of Horus,[3] based upon a spiritual experience that he and his wife, Rose Edith, had in Egypt in 1904.[1] By his account, a possibly non-corporeal or "praeterhuman" being that called itself Aiwass contacted him and dictated a text known as The Book of the Law or Liber AL vel Legis, which outlined the principles of Thelema.[1][4] An adherent of Thelema is a Thelemi...more

The Book of the Law
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