In Nomine Babalon, LXVII

LXVII

Understanding art Thou, the Sea of Binah;

The sacred black mystery of Your kiblah!

Savoring the waters of oblivion,

I raise up the cup and adore Babalon!

In Nomine Babalon: 156 Adorations to the Scarlet Goddess

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“‘To the left of the house of Hades under a graceful white cypress a well offers spring water. Don’t drink there. Find the well by the lake of memory. Guardians protect the cold water. Tell them: …’ — The Hymn of Orpheus”

Soul Ladder from Problems on the Path of Return by Mark Stavish, M.A. in Vol 3 No 1 of Caduceus.

“‘To the left of the house of Hades under a graceful white cypress a well offers spring water. Don’t drink there. Find the well by the lake of memory. Guardians protect the cold water. Tell them: …’ — The Hymn of Orpheus” [via]

"As they go they spill water; one day they will irrigate the desert, till it flower."

ΚΕΦΑΛΗ ΜΒ Dust-Devils in Liber CCCXXXIII, The Book of Lies by Aleister Crowley.

"As they go they spill water; one day they will irrigate the desert, till it flower." [via]

"I too was wounded: shameful runs the song. She nursed me through that melancholy long Month of despair: she won my life from death. Ah God! she won that most reluctant breath Out of corruption: love! ah! love is strong! What waters quench it? King Shalomeh saith."

The Nameless Quest in The Gate of the Sanctuary from The Temple of the Holy Ghost (Collected Works, Vol I) by Aleister Crowley.

"I too was wounded: shameful runs the song.
She nursed me through that melancholy long
Month of despair: she won my life from death.
Ah God! she won that most reluctant breath
Out of corruption: love! ah! love is strong!
What waters quench it? King Shalomeh saith.” [via]

In Nomine Babalon, V

V

Thou goddess who pours out the life of the stars

And kneels by the water with Your golden jars

From which flows the life that You have just drawn,

I raise up the cup and adore Babalon!

In Nomine Babalon: 156 Adorations to the Scarlet Goddess

The Hermetic Library arts and letters pool is a project to publish poetry, prose and art that is inspired by or manifests the Western Esoteric Tradition.

"O have mercy yet In drawing out my life in this desire To consummate this moment all the gross Lusts of to-night, and pay the sudden debt That with strong water shall put out our fire!"

Mathilde in White Stains by Aleister Crowley.

"O have mercy yet
In drawing out my life in this desire
To consummate this moment all the gross
Lusts of to-night, and pay the sudden debt
That with strong water shall put out our fire!” [via]

"He conducted me through the first of the Great Pylons. After being blindfolded and bound, purified by being sprinkled with water and consecrated by fire, I was led into semi-darkness thick with the fumes of incense."

The ‘Worst Man in the World’ Tells the Astounding Story of His Life in Articles by Aleister Crowley.

"He conducted me through the first of the Great Pylons. After being blindfolded and bound, purified by being sprinkled with water and consecrated by fire, I was led into semi-darkness thick with the fumes of incense." [via, also,see]