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 . 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 . Language English. An Introduction to Chaos Magic. Identifier LiberNullAndThePsychonaut. Identifier-ark ark://t47p93v Ocr ABBYY FineReader

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If the Kia had willed a different set of limitations, it would have incarnated elsewhere. This beginning knowledge will help the inniate start, if that is truely what they want. Open Preview See a Problem? Man considers himself a center of will and a center of perception. As the final step is taken the desire is abandoned to the subconscious. He who is doing his true will is assisted by the momentum of the universe. Probably not a good introductory book on Chaos Magick, as the spiralling idea-play sometimes nears the Crowleyesque.

Your criticisms of the authors approach to teaching are valid imo, and i’m not familiar enough with the subject to suggest better reading. To successfully lose the sigil, both the sigil form and the associated desire must be banished from normal waking consciousness. When fifteen have been achieved, proceed to regulation of the breathing. At these times the sigil is concentrated upon, either as a mental image, or mantra, or as a drawn form.

I’m interested in what your friend says. Reflecting on the meaninglessness of anything as he becomes conscious of it, he laughs aimlessly at everything. All one’s thoughts, obsessions, and demons must be reabsorbed before Kia can become one with Chaos.


However this description pyschonaut explain Idw everything exists in the first place or even how one thing finally causes another. It is therefore unsurprising that most pagan cosmologies contain a complete spectrum of our psychology in god form. Metamorphosis may be pursued by seeking that which one is not, and transcending both in mutual annihilation. Whether or not you ultimately buy the philosophic arguments Carroll puts down for magick or not, the real point of the book is to help you gain an occult perspective on the world, whi This is an excellent liger if you’re into the ideas of radical personal development or the occult.

Though it may be forced at first, one can learn to smile inwardly at all psychonau. Drumming, leaping, and whirling in free form movement are accompanied by idiotic incantations. Desires are re-arranged before an act, not during it.

In a stagnant environment the body-mind creates its own adversity — disease and fantasy.

Liber Null and the Psychonaut: An introduction to chaos magic (PDF) : fifthplateau

The ‘chaotic’ aspect of it has nothing to do with full blown anarchic and nihilistic appliance of magic to whatever means. Hardly any prefabricated ritual is offered here and it is up to the reader to find his own niche in the magical art.

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. The author of the book does not grasp nulk story telling. Want to Read saving….

Relish the cacophony nkll neurosis, fantasy, and psychosis which guides material sensationalist culture to an uncertain end. Talismans are usually the recipient of some simple charge that evokes strength, courage, health, virility, no-mind, sleep, or some other emotion, or state of power in its possessor when he concentrates on it.


In practice the body should be neither too tired nor too comfortable, so preventing the unconsciousness of deep sleep.

Entrancement is also a feature of rapture. Indeed, this is the problem with most beginning books on magic; only very rare individuals can apply something directly from a book without interaction with others of varying levels of experience.

In most forms of psychic healing, this same force is projected, commonly through the hands. In this book it will be known as Gnosis.

Conversely, it is even more difficult to perform in front of many persons, all of whom are upholding the ordinary course of events. A simple shape, such as a triangle, circle, square, cross, or crescent, is chosen and held in the mind’s eye, without distortion, for as long as possible.

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It may My philosophical journey started a new chapter with this book. This is not always possible, and recourse must often be had to the use of symbolic intermediaries. All attempts to reorganize the mind involve a duality between conditions as they are and the preferred condition. Note however that inhibitory and excitatory techniques can be employed sequentially, but not simultaneously, in the same operation.