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“The Beetle rolls up a ball of dung, thus constructing the Sun from the excrement of putrefaction. ‘It is from the excrement of Choronzon that one takes the material for the creation of a God.'”

Does the Jackal not feed on excrement?

Holy! Holy! Holy!
[Aleph] [Mem] [Shin] + I A O
MShYCh = NChSh

Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law.

PART ONE.

Post-coital. The Perfected Tree bears pomegranates; blood red seeds, trapped in white shells and skin which clings to these seeds. Torn apart, resembling sinewy spider webs, flesh-like. Bone structures. Hard exterior of the fruit. Impossible to bite. Reds, fushia, greens and yellows. Browns of the earth reflected in their shadows. Space and sky as background; they seem to touch the tree and the fruit.

The bottom of the pomegranates spread like octopus legs. squids in motion. Their ink creates a varying pressure in the blackness of the ocean. The deep sea, no light. The material manifestation of the sky and of space.

Where is the light, in either of these places?
-All is darkness, before there was the Word.

I take a pomegranate with both hands in one motion and crack it with a stone. I drop the pieces in the primordial waters; discard the hard exterior first. The white shells that cling upon the seeds float as the seeds themselves sink. Automatic separation. I can choose to eat, or to plant. The outcome is the same; thus is Universal Will.

The Left Hand strives to separate the shells with clumsy fingers and consume the seeds. The Right Hand waits for the pomegranate to fall and decompose back into the earth. The outcomes are the same; thus is still Universal Will.

The hand of God touches the soul; it raises itself towards God, the shells retract but they move not on their own. Only the soul moves, and always upward, towards Divinity. But this is a riddle- The Divine is a spark that ignites and moves the soul from within like a wriggling serpent. Only one sense is necessary, and that is Feeling. The hard exterior is only hard in the sense that it is resilient and protects the soul, but it does not cling. And the shells of the soul are synonymous with the hard exterior of the pomegranate.

It is the goal of the seeds to be consumed and recycled. It is the goal of the soul to unite and forever transmute. Are these not one in the same?
-Language consumes itself.

The Perfected Tree casts a shadow once the forbidden fruit is consumed. The Tree of Life now contains Da’at. The World is divided in darkness and in light.
– – – – – – – –
The Serpent in the Garden = Flaming Sword upon the World (Staff of Asclepius)
Lingam and the Yoni = Hadit in Nuit = Chaos in the Womb of Babalon =  Choronzon and the ego shards
– – – – – – – –
There is One Serpent, not two; the only Serpent, the Ouroboros.

PART TWO.

The Serpent of Knowledge and Delight, the darkest gift of humanity is the brightest gift of the City of Pyramids. The Serpent that looks down is the attacker of thine own ego, from thy ego that looks up at Him. The vision unto those who fear cannot see far past the jaws of the Serpent, reminding them of the death which is inevitable to them.

He does the Will of God, the Perfect Creation and Perfect Obstacle, by which Motion is able to keep Moving. The Magister knows that he is his HGA which is One with the Will of God, and therefore never fears; both the death and life of his Garden are under Will.

“So we enter the earth, and there is a veiled figure, in absolute darkness. Yet it is perfectly possible to see in it, so that the minutest details do not escape us. And upon the root of one flower he pours acid so that the root writhes as if in torture. And another he cuts, and the shriek is like the shriek of a mandrake, torn up by the roots. And another he chars with fire, and yet another he annoints with oil.” (Cry of the 13th Aethyr, which is called ZIM)

That which he annoints with oil, he has chosen to keep in service of Will. He can call whichever shard in the Abyss he wills to plant as a seed. And he still fears naught, for the growth of ego is reliant upon the amount of exposure to Light from the crown, which is synonymous with his Will.

Lord Choronzon, caretaker of the Garden; the Serpent from Genesis that slithers through Eden, and his darkness is the same darkness of the Naught, NOX, Night of Pan.
In this way, the shells are recycled and all is still.

Thy Serpent is faithful, for he rejoices in his work.

Thy God is faithful, for he rejoices in his creation.

PART THREE.

THE MOTION. 44 – Mass of the Phoenix.
THE YONI. Mouth of the serpent.
THE LINGAM. Tail of the serpent.

THE FIRST MOTION was the tail at the entrance of its mouth. THE SECOND MOTION was the mouth opening for the tail. THE THIRD MOTION was that of the reciprocal contraction and release in turns from both the mouth and tail of the serpent, which were ONE. In the void, the EGG came into being; this EGG was SPIRIT and the combined MOTION OF THE SERPENT. In the FOURTH MOTION, the SERPENT was ONE WITH THE EGG;

THE UNION.
The entire UNIVERSE summed up in its BEING, COMING-INTO-BEING, AND NON-BEING in both the circular revolution of the SERPENT swallowing its tail, transforming from SERPENT TO DRAGON – all at once and ONE WITH THE EGG.

THE SEPARATION.
From whence the tail became the SERPENT, the mouth became the DRAGON. From the UNION, the EGG APPEARED. Only in UNION, does the EGG APPEAR. It was not a linear process – the union did not birth an egg – since the egg also gaveth birth to the SERPENT & THE DRAGON, ALL was always the EGG.

THE BIRTH, AND RETURN TO UNITY.
And also the DRAGON IS BIRTHED from the EGG which the SERPENT is wrapped; in this EGG, is the TREE OF LIFE. The two Serpents which revolve around the WAND represent the motion of the SERPENT ITSELF. This further separation being that the Serpent is the FEMALE AND MALE life-force. All eggs hatch by heat, but this Egg hatcheth from the warmth and flame of the HOLY SPIRIT. Above the egg, and below the egg, is the SEVEN-FOLD STAR.

Love is the law, love under will.

Serpent & Dove


AL I:57: “Invoke me under my stars! Love is the law, love under will. Nor let the fools mistake love; for there are love and love. There is the dove, and there is the serpent. Choose ye well! He, my prophet, hath chosen, knowing the law of the fortress, and the great mystery of the House of God.

All these old letters of my Book are aright; but * is not the Star. This also is secret: my prophet shall reveal it to the wise.”
{*In MS, a mark in this place is commonly read as the Hebrew letter Tzaddi.}

The Old Comment
57. “Invoke me” etc. I take literally. See Liber NV for this ritual.
Love under will — no casual pagan love; not love under fear, as the Christians do. But love magically directed and used as a spiritual formula.

The fools (not here implying {Aleph} fools, for III, 57, says, All fools despise) may mistake.
This love, then, should be the serpent love, the awakening of the Kundalini. The further mystery is of {Pe} and unsuited to the grade in which this comment is written.
The last paragraph confirms the Tarot attributions as given in 777, with one secret exception.

“These represent the two forms of desire; the Will to Live and the Will to Die. They represent the feminine and masculine impulses; the nobility of the latter is possibly based upon recognition of the futility of the former.”

The House of God: The Jews call nothing אין: nothing and נוה: home. Nuit calls nothing eight (Bet = house), eighty (House of God), four hundred & eighteen (House 418, Het), which point to the three traditional orders represented by the three triads of the Tree of Life: the Order of the Silver Star (8-The Magus), the Order of the Golden Dawn (80-The Tower), and the Royal College of the Rosy Cross (418-The Chariot).

All four numbers, 61 • 8 • 80 • 418, are united in their meaning. They all mean ‘house’. They are gate houses to the palace of four gates, given in 220,1:51.

The first three of the four major ordeals open each of the first three gates in turn. (Silver-Yesod, Gold-Tiphareth, Stones of Precious Water-Binah, Sparks of Intimate Fire-Kether). However, the fourth ordeal, the Ordeal A, which is the ordeal of the Ipsissimus, being a summation of the three previous ordeals, opens all four gates at once.