Peter James Carroll is a modern occultist, author, cofounder of the Illuminates of Thanateros, Carroll’s book Liber Null & Psychonaut is considered one of the defining works of the chaos magic movement. Carroll was a co-founder of the . Language English. An Introduction to Chaos Magic. Identifier LiberNullAndThePsychonaut. Identifier-ark ark://t47p93v Ocr ABBYY FineReader LIBER NULL PETER J. CARROLL With Illustrations by Andrew David To all who helped keep Liber Null in print and produced a limited edition of Psychonaut .
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When stripped of local symbolism and terminology, all systems show a remarkable uniformity of method.
Liber Null and Psychonaut: An Introduction to Chaos Magic by Peter J. Carroll
Oct 03, Aaron rated it it was amazing. You learn alot about yourself by identifying your desires in life, but most people put limitations on their life by trying to be too ‘realistic’ all the time, too enslaved to strict rationality; thus unfulfilled, and complacent. It’s an interesting book with some excellent ideas but very little practical application for the practitioner who also wants to have a life outside the occult.
In the inhibitory mode, the mind is progressively silenced until only a single object of concentration remains. Then he begins his war dance while an assistant, if he has one, continues to beat the rhythm, apply the scourge, or discharge firearms.
Excellent theory, but I am afraid that this can only be done by not having to work, not being in a relationship and not having a family of any kind. Secondly he unites his life force to the god image with which he has united his mind.
This is no Crowley who bombards you with an enrapturing and bewitching style of writing, but a more down-to-earth and rather sober attitude. The mind views a picture of this world in which everything is double. Let’s stick to what’s real, shall we? Aversion designates the anguish, misery, sorrow, grief or embarrassment of being unable to separate oneself from phenomena of fear because of past desire.
Emotive arousal of any sort can theoretically be used, even love or grief in extreme circumstances, but in practice only anger, fear, and horror can easily be generated in sufficient strengths to achieve the requisite effect. Weiser Books; Reprint edition April 1, Language: Chaoism As above, so below I am the universe The hfe force in us Is the hfe force of the universe The subtle force in us aether Is the subtle force of the universe The gross matter in us Is the gross matter of the universe To Chaos, nothing is true And everything is permitted Though it has limited itself To the principle of duality In building this world for itself.
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Liber Null and the Psychonaut
It takes its name from the gods of sex, Eros, and death, Thanatos. Gonna read through it! Even a slight ability to change oneself psychonaufik more valuable than any 16 power over the external universe.
His writing is straightforward and isn’t bogged down with bs. By devoting oneself to something, even if irrational, to make the Kierkegardian leap psychonauttik faith, is what makes life worth living. This “order” psychonaytik the author has put together appears nothing more than a role-playing game group.
I was absorbed in every page and this psychonauutik book seemed to be what I had always been searching for – ideas that I had always been flirting with. This is not the desired result. Lifestyle consultants will become the new priests of our civilizations. He takes complete responsibility for his present incarnation and must consider every experience, thing, or piece of information which assails him from any source, as a reflection of the way he is conducting his existence.
Methods of achieving gnosis can be divided into two types. You may pray to God and ask him for help. At these times the sigil is concentrated upon, either as a mental image, or mantra, or as a drawn form.
Creating a sigil by A the word method, B the pictorial method, and C paychonautik mantrical method. Psychnoautik is a guide to psychic flexibility, to seeing shades of meaning in your environment and to expressing intent.
The will not to fulfill desire arises to reduce fear of failure. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Then he meditates on himself in the aspect of a corpse or skeleton arising slowly from the tomb in a tattered winding sheet and assuming his scythe of office.
Fasting, sleep, and sensory deprivation combined with drugs and clouds of incense smoke will usually provide a demon with sufficiently sensitive and malleable media in which to manifest an image if commanded to do so.
And lier I say no knowledge can be gained, I mean that if one reads this without knowing the subject matter they will be completely lost.
Trivia About Liber Null and Ps The greatest sinners are the greatest saints, though they may be unconscious of this. They cause a form of possession by the behavior patterns of the animal concerned. Among the titles of Kia is Anon. They are a more graphic form of the mental chattering, fantasizing, and daydreaming that the waking mind does.
The mind should eventually become totally absorbed in its environment and thinking will cease.
Rather would I take plain wholesome food for the 59 body, and taste the nectars of revulsion and delight but occasionally. About half way through the book it starts bumping into subjects I don’t know, or the terminology is too segregated from my own thought process that I can’t follow. It is most commonly seen or experienced when the physical body passes close to null.
The death posture is chief among the rites of Thanateros for it can be applied to inspire, reify, and exhaust, as well as transcend, desire. Various methods of intercepting and interpreting these ripples constitute the mantic art or divination. The process is rather like the deliberate creation of an obsession. The Sulphurous quickening, active form indicates the ordinary basic drives to copulate, to destroy, to be attracted by favorable stimuh and repelled by harmful ones.
Most of all they show themselves in the mind of man impelling him to love, to war, to fortune, or to disaster. The twenty psychonxutik one principles can be equated with the Trumps of the Tarot if desired. This is dangerous because if you get the wrong idea, which is easy to do when the subject is a summary, then you’ll be lead in the wrong direction.