Resources

Links

Thelema 101 – Basic information about Thelema and Thelemic organizations.

Thelemapedia – The encyclopaedia of Thelema and Magick.

Bill Heidrick’s Cross References – Bill Heidrick’s Website containing a wealth of relevant material on Thelema, OTO, Magick, Crowley, and the occult in general.

The Libri of Aleister Crowley – Online versions of Crowley’s writings.

GnosticMass.org – Website devoted to the Gnostic Mass. Missal, Commentaries, Saints, Cakes of Light Recipe, and more.

Outer College Curriculum Resources – Link to the A.’.A.’., containing Student Reading List, Task and Oath.

Books

As a general introduction to Crowley, Thelema, and O.T.O.:

Du Quette, Lon Milo. The Magick of Aleister Crowley: A Handbook of the Rituals of Thelema.

Crowley, Aleister. The Holy Books of Thelema.

Kaczynski, Richard. Perdurabo: The Life of Aleister Crowley.

Crowley, Aleister and Frieda Harris. Thoth Tarot Deck.

Crowley, Aleister. The Book of Thoth.

DuQuette, Lon Milo. Understanding Aleister Crowley’s Thoth Tarot.

The Equinox, III: 10.

Crowley, Aleister. Magick: Book 4, Parts I-IV.

Gunther, J. Daniel. Initiation in the Aeon of the Child.

As a general introduction to esotericism:

Godwin, Joscelyn. The Golden Thread: The Ageless Wisdom of the Western Mystery Traditions.

Bogdan, Henrik. Western Esotericism and Rituals of Initiation.

Eliade, Mircea. The Forge and the Crucible: The Origins and Structure of Alchemy.

Eliade, Mircea. Yoga; Immortality and Freedom.

Pagels, Elaine. The Gnostic Gospels.

Evola, Julius. Eros and the Mysteries of Love.

Robinet, Isabelle. Taoism: Growth of a Religion.

Schimmel, Annemarie. Mystical Dimensions of Islam.

Scholem, Gershom. Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism.

Urban, Hugh: Tantra: Sex, Secrecy, Politics, and Power in the Study of Religion.

Stuckrad, Kocku Von. Western Esotericism: A Brief History of Secret Knowledge.