december 2017-january-2017

Abrahadabra News

9³,

I hope everyone has a wonderful holiday season. The Abrahadabra Institute at this time takes a one month break from external publication and instruction to focus on internal affairs, specifically this year in order to make preparations for the March curriculum and the official book on Mutational Alchemy. By the end of January registration and orders for books will be available as the first order of business. 
      Any extremely important questions may be directed to our Discord server or by phone. This is a very busy time of year for most people, so it’s best for me to take advantage of that by getting as much work as I can finished, regarding these very important behind the scenes projects that will secure this knowledge for both current and future students, as well as make it accessible. 
      Solstice cards went out yesterday, so check your mailbox soon. 

Ultimate Guide to the Dwarven God

http://abrahadabra.com/ultimate-guide-dwarven-god-2/

These “Ultimate” articles on archetypes and godforms are designed to be flexible and expandable, so we will have our own personal library of archetypes to draw upon that is uniquely positioned for the needs of The Abrahadabra Institute’s burgeoning Mutational Alchemists or Magi. The threads are always open for discussion, so if you have questions or suggestions, feel free to reply directly to the article. 


מִצְרָ֫יִם (borderlands) of religious thought: abraham

This new series of articles is meant to attend to the concerns and thoughts of those who have religious tendencies, or, those who have to deal with religious family members on a regular basis.

http://abrahadabra.com/%d7%9e%d6%b4%d7%a6%d6%b0%d7%a8%d6%b8%d6%ab%d7%99%d6%b4%d7%9d-borderlands-religious-thought-abraham/

The Abrahadabra Grid, The Hidden Diamond Sutra and the Doctrine of the TwinTrees: Introduction

http://abrahadabra.com/abrahadabra-grid-hidden-diamond-sutra-doctrine-twintrees-introduction/

A great little introductory article sparked by one of the math whizzes over at r/askmath, who happened to not only be able to solve one of the great mysteries of Abrahadabra, but was a learned Qabbalist himself, as it turned out after he spied Izi’s reddit history. 


We will be continuing these lectures on the Mutational Alchemy Tarot which should help lead TAI members into a complete understanding of the tarot from a very logical, thus, strong, foundation. I aim to knock out at least one of these a month, and they will be members only from here on out. 

Ma’at Watch

63-Year Old Tibetan Monk Self Immolates

have just confirmed that another self-immolation protest has taken place inside Tibet. Tenga, a 63 year-old monk carried out his protest on 26 November. 
      Meanwhile, earlier this month an independent think tank in the U.S. ranked Tibet the second worst country for political freedom and civil rights, just under North Korea. 

Buddhist Learning Center LarungGar Being Demolished

Human activists are in an uproar all over the world over news that China has been demolishing the Buddhist Learning Center of LarungGar, pictured below. Photo credit  Tibetan Review, and they have a full article: <http://www.tibetanreview.net/communist-cadres-take-over-running-of-top-tibetan-buddhist-learning-centre/> #LarungGar

Shamanism

Hamilton Morris of Vice News traveled to Mexico to track down the Sonoran Desert Toad, a rare species whose venom triggers one of the most powerful trips on the planet, in a new episode of HAMILTON’S PHARMACOPEIA.

Watch more episodes of HAMILTON’S PHARMACOPEIA here: http://bit.ly/HAMILTONS-PHARMACOPEIA

Science and Technology

Robo Church 

A strange story from PJ Media. Apparently an ex Google Exec has created a religion that aims to create a master AI, or a god…an artificial intelligence god. 

Love Libraries?

What kind of proper occultist doesn’t? Check out the amazing new space-age styled library, the Tianjin Binhai Library that opened a few days ago. Apparently the library part of it kind of sucks, since many of the books are just painted on, and personally we think it could use a few dozen overstuffed armchairs, but it is very cool looking. 

http://www.cnn.com/travel/article/tianjin-china-library/?iid=ob_lockedrail_bottomlarge

Political

youtube channels worth subcribing to: represent.us

Represent.us brings together the ideas of both the right and the left in America to create ideas that work to bring power back into the hands of voters. They understand the problem of how busy voters actually are today, and have encapsulated their ideas for solving the problems in quick 5 to 10 minute shorts. 

youtube channels worth subcribing to: represent.us

Represent.us brings together the ideas of both the right and the left in America to create ideas that work to bring power back into the hands of voters. They understand the problem of how busy voters actually are today, and have encapsulated their ideas for solving the problems in quick 5 to 10 minute shorts. Not only do they create bit-sized content, they also share important talks from good politicians, investigative journalism and bits from Congress and the Senate that shouldn’t be missed.
       Represent.Us heavily backs the Anti-Corruption Act that has already been passed in several parts of the nation and the Ranked Votes System.

YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/UnitedRepublicVideo/videos

We bring together conservatives, progressives, and everyone in between to pass powerful anti-corruption laws that stop political bribery, end secret money, and fix our broken elections.”

                                               –  Represent Us (Click the link below to visit their site)

The Abrahadabra Grid, The Hidden Diamond Sutra and the Doctrine of the TwinTrees: Introduction

On Saturday I was handed the answer to a question which has been puzzling me for some time. How many unique triangles, including triangles with triangles within them, are inside the Abrahadabra Grid? I needed some help from math whizzes as I wasn’t about to spend all weekend tracing copies of the Abrahadabra Grid. So I asked a subreddit full of just such math whizzes what the answer was. The formula, for those of you who are into this sort of thing, is below.

(4n^3 + 10n^2 + 4n – 1 + (-1)^(n)) /16 where n= {1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10}

ANSWER (and detailed commentary)

After I received the answer, I felt pretty great, now I had one more piece of the grand puzzle of Abrahadabra, but also a little lame since I couldn’t figure out the solution myself. (Not likely, since I majored in Art to Advanced Art III throughout highschool and took the bare minimum of Algebra I.) I gave the two key problem solvers Reddit Gold. Throughout my inquiry I was reticent to discuss anything in particular about the vanilla grid I had posted to them, shown below in its full glory. The image I posted to the group only shows the 100 triangles. 

After I gave out the gildings, I received an astonishing and eloquent letter from one of the two recipients of the gilding. (The full correspondence is here, and yes he does have a silver tongue…not very many people outside of TAI can convince me to write an article in response to their query – but I was convinced that this mathematically disposed fellow could easily surpass my understanding in Mutational Alchemy if I could expose him to m1thr0s’ work…)

Izi,

Your generosity is delightful and honestly made my day, many sincere thanks for the gold! I took the opportunity to check out your account, and it looks like you’re interested in more than a few interesting things yourself!

One of your recent comments stood out to me in particular. In a thread on the nature of Daath and the alleged Qliphoth, you note that you see the two trees as one aspect of a single tree.

This is an idea I have been grappling with myself lately, and I wonder if you might share with me another sort of gold and enlighten me as to your understanding of the tree?

Specifically, it seems as though many tarot decks hint at this same fact, that the two trees, knowldege of good and evil along with the tree of life, are two aspects of a single tree. I have been working with a somewhat obscure deck recently, the Sacred Rose Tarot, which seems to be using this mystery as its central theme.

But appealing to more common currents, when I look at the High Priestess of the standard RWS, I see the two pillars, with the Priestess herself as the central column. Yet also behind her visage is the virginal veil bearing yet another image of the tree in the form of palms and pomegranates, with Her lunar crown in the position of Daath. So there is the tree of which she herself is the central pillar and then there is the tree upon the veil.

This theme of the double tree can also be seen across many cards in many decks, but seems most clear in the Tower. The King and Queen flank the central pillar, but then the lightning takes the form of the flaming sword, indicating another tree. This is even more clear in the BOTA version, where the lightning takes again the form of the Flaming Sword, and, obscured by the prana like clouds above the queen, ten yods take the form of the tree of life. This almost implies 3 trees- the tower + king + queen, the lightning, and the yods.

This is even more pronounced in the golden dawn tarots of both Wang-Regardie and the Ciceros. Both of these versions show two trees clearly (one being the qliphoth) and one being the tree of life, with a central tower and a king and queen on the left and right. Cicero’s deck has the symbol of Mars stricking the tower, which makes enough sense, but Regardie keeps to the theme of the flaming sword bringing about the “calamity”. So there is a subtle implication of up to 4 trees in the vision provided by Uncle Al’s old secretary.

As I am sure you have noticed, the lightning itself, and not the tower, takes the most central and conspicuous place in the Crowley-Harris rendition, but here again the towers is also present, again implying at least a duplicity of trees.

I could go on and on, though such is clearly unwarranted. But again, while you asked for my expertise, I humbly ask for your wisdom in kind. Can you help me to understand this concept of the two trees as one, and how this somewhat illusory concept of the qliphot fits in, even though you clearly don’t buy into the concept yourself.

I am immensely grateful for the gilding, and am happy to have helped you! Now I would humbly ask that you bestow upon me a gold greater than that found in all the earth, but wholly accept if, for whatever reason, you cannot.

All the best!

 

9³ Phanes_,

There has been a tremendous amount of research done on this subject here at The Abrahadabra Institute, under the leadership of our founder, Magister Ouroboros 729 as he preferred to be called, or m1thr0s 729. Since you are familiar with Crowley it may be helpful to point out that he was initiated by Grady McMurtry and left the O.T.O. shortly after Hymenaeus Alpha’s death, for reasons I will not go into in great detail here, and I will try to keep this backstory only as long as necessary for you to get a full view of the origins of this work and what we are all about. First a photo of him so we know who we are talking about visually.


He began studying the occult in his early teens, and at the time that I made the decision to join him in his work as his lover and eventual wife, I had known him for 10 years already, and had been studying his work alongside many others at abrahadabra.com for about 10 years with varying degrees of understanding. Although we had merely had a casual flirting relationship before this, after I became completely absorbed and fascinated with his work, we had fallen madly in love due to our shared love of intellectual pursuits, especially Hermeticism and the discipline he had pioneered called Mutational Alchemy – a hybridized branch of Hermetic Alchemy. As it turned out, since I had been born to a witch and sorceress familiar with Crowley and his ilk in her own right, he also viewed me as an asset in his intellectual pursuits. Because he had been studying the occult without halting for over 40 years, you can imagine among other things it was an incalculably interesting and rewarding relationship for me up until his death on December 26th 2016. 
      Now to the lengthy answer to your question. So much of what we do here at TAI is focused on building on the understanding of those who are already here, it seems all of the introductory texts to what makes Abrahadabra.com special get buried under more advanced, or tertiary, essays and videos, that treat offhand subjects of not direct interest to TAI’s core discipline of Mutational Alchemy. For true intellectuals, and lovers of numbers, in the Pythagorean tradition, this is where the real treats are to be found. The proofs I am about to go over with you are utterly astounding and I know you will appreciate them as much as I do and a few rare individuals with just the right mix of knowledge and understanding who come across this stuff, although they are just completely lost on the vast majority of those who come to us for our tarot deck or just for a sense of belonging to an ooey occult organization with a dangerous looking sigil at its helm. 
       The first major observation that m1thr0s 729 made, at some point in the 1970’s, shortly after his departure from the dysfunctional O.T.O., who had no interest in his work anyways, was that the Sephiroth/Tree of Life fits within a talisman of the highest order he created called the Abrahadabra Grid. (Note that in the image below, if you highlight all of the Sephiroth and the Ain Soph Aur Coordinate, it spells ABRAHADABRA!)

This came about through the dedicated research he was doing into the alchemical formula of Abrahadabra at the time. He observed the importance with which the praeter-human intelligence of Ra Hoor Khut treated it, announcing it in the first line of his chapter, and designating it as a *reward.* This alone was enough to key him into its importance. This is the grid you solved with the formula you gave me.  Here it is, below, in its full glory for you to observe. 


Note that the Tree of Life’s Sephira are affixed upon the intersecting lines of the grid as if it was made for it. According to Crowley, as you might recall, Abrahadabra emerges from the Tree, not the other way around, but this proof clearly demonstrates that he was wrong. The Star gives rise to the Tree, not the other way around! Additionally, the Four Elemental Worlds cascade from apex at Ain Soph Aur itself and fit perfectly within the entirety of Abrahadabra. The dark grey triangles mirror the structure of the Tetractys of the Decad – we refer to these per m1thr0s’ naming conventions as *The Secret Chiefs*. The only *Secret Chief* that touches a Sephira is centered at the groin area of the Adam Kadmon, the shadowy figure in the center of the Abrahadabra Grid, and appears to uphold Tiphareth. There are countless other secrets in this, one of the master formulas of Mutational Alchemy, but this is as far I will go into this particular map for the moment, as I have a lot more to cover.
      You asked about the “two trees” and say you have been wondering about three, or even four trees. Although we have not answered the question of the third or fourth tree with any certainty, I can fill in more than a few huge blanks that you might have been missing.  The first concept I want to introduce you to is one that is newer than the TwinTrees which I will cover below, but it is the logical first step towards understanding that master formula. If one connects all of the Sephiroth via paths that are “not there” we find that the image is rather stunningly beautiful. More than this, there are exactly 16 paths all together, corresponding not only to the 16 Court Cards, but to the 16 Geomantic figures of Medieval Europe and the 16 personality types of C.G. Jung. We discovered this independently during our research on the Mutational Alchemy Tarot, which is why it figures so prominently in that deck, since the way we use sigils and talismans is different from any other meditative discipline on Earth, and we discovered it had some very intriguing properties when used with a methodology we call scryation and the building of Mutational Fields. (Mutationism is the professional term for those who study the science of change within binary or ternary structures, i.e., the I Ching) There’s a whole series of articles and charts pertaining to this structure, and very few people have noticed this structure over the centuries. It was documented only twice in literature that we know of, and never given any proper attention for whatever reason. Those two people who mentioned it are now dead and didn’t name it, so we gave it a name: The Hidden Diamond Sutra, after its presentation as an exotic diamond and its value to us. It is named a Sutra to emphasize to neophytes a different way of thinking about Sutra as merely a doctrine framed within literature.
      The mere fact that we could use it to unify both the Court Cards and the Geomantic Figures along with the Jungian personality types was enough for us to justify utilizing it in the Tarot, but m1thr0s also discovered that it crossed Da’ath, functioning as a precise and powerful weapon with which a Mutational Alchemist can launch an assault on Da’ath from all directions, rather than wading through it from the Abyss, something which has haunted those who work with the Tree of Life for generations. (See the Da’ath Hack article on the forums, under The Book of Mirrors)

 

The last doctrine we will go over is possibly the one that will attend to your questions as far as I can go within this short article, and it constitutes the master formula of Mutational Alchemy itself. This is the doctrine of the Twin Trees, which is an advanced set of Sephiroth paired to the I Ching. There have been at least half a dozen variations of this formula over the years in both single and twin form, (for reference, in order of creation they are called the *P’an Ku or Heaven Descending*, the *Nu Kua or Earth Ascending*, *The Emerald Tablet*,  The TwinTrees Prototype A and Prototype B [obsolete, kept in the archives for historical purposes, these were created in the search for the Temporals or a possible third Tree] and finally the TwinTrees Primordial and TwinTrees Temporals) but the two that concern us the most to this date are the *TwinTrees: Primordial* and the *TwinTrees: Temporal*.  The Mutational Alchemy Tarot itself is built on the framework of the Primordials. As we may remember it was Eliphas Levi who first thought of affixing the Tarot to the Tree of Life. While Aleister Crowley made a haphazard attempt at affixing some of the trigrams to the Tree of Life, he did so in such a sloppy nonsensical half-assed way as to render the attempt almost useless, and it was not ordered with any mathematical precision. He seemed to be oblivious to the nature of binary ordering, even though this knowledge would have been made available to him via the work of the much earlier genius of G.W. Leibniz. 

 One unfamiliar with the work of Leibniz or binary ordering in general might ask, how does one affix the Hexagrams in a rational way to the Tree of Life at all? This is a good question and lies in the way we assign numerical value to the binary structures, and to a little rule m1thr0s discovered called The Proximity Principle. Both of these will be covered in great detail in his upcoming book and will be taught in the upcoming March coursework, and a booklet has already been published on this material as well as a discussion available for free within the Mutational Alchemy Tarot Book itself, so it is really a subject for another time, but suffice it to say it allows us to determine in what order we should place the ATU and Hexagrams alike based on their inherent numerical value, and this determines where they are placed on the tree using the Proximity Principle. 
       The prime difference between the Primordials and the Temporals is that in the Primordials, the Hexagrams emerge and are affixed without any acknowledgement to Sephirothic primacy, they ascend on the left side (Earth Ascending) and descend on the right side (Heaven Descending) and this pays homage to both the Chinese observation of the natural tendencies of Heaven and Earth, as well as the placement of male and female elements in the West. (For example the Left Pillar on the Tree of Life is female, the Right is male, the right hand of the body is masculine, the left feminine and so on…) In the Temporals, special attention is paid to the Sephiroth, so that the paired Hexagrams with the nature of being reciprocal inverses (naturally, in the chronologies, this is not artificially arranged) are affixed in a rational ordering to the Sephiroth themselves first, and then the remainder of the Hexagrammal pairs are laid out according to the previously discussed Proximity Principle and binary value. 
      These two great charts are shown below for anyone to see for themselves what an astonishing and marvelous impact these will have on both the I Ching and the world of Hermetic Qabbalah.
      For an even more astonishing expose on just how perfectly these hexagrams are aligned with Western Hermetic Alchemy and Qabbalah, it’s suggested one examine the full range of the Tarot correspondences, both traditional and the new Mutational Alchemy ordering, where the Emperor has been corrected to be placed properly (with his new letter of Tzaddi, connecting him with the Liber Tzaddi transmission) instead of the Star. This was executed according to the Proximity Principle and it’s laws governing the rational ordering of the Hebrew letter system which Crowley failed to attend to, simply because he didn’t have the tools the scholars of antiquity used to formulate the Tarot correspondences that come down to us through the Golden Dawn lineage. (See the section on The Emperor in the MAT book for a detailed explanation. http://abrahadabra.com/mutational-alchemy-tarot-book/atu-xvii-the-emperor/)

The Twin Trees Imperial Edition 2012

 

I hope this little ditty has answered some of the more pressing questions that I hope more than a few of you are having. None of the assertions that we make here are based on guesswork, but on careful scholarly work and much time and effort has been put forth to assist anyone in handling this work for themselves in order that they might experience the amazing effects that m1thr0s 729 encountered decades before and than so many have testified to in working with this strong and powerful monstrosity of a system. It has so many secrets laying beneath its surface that we will certainly not see the end of its mystery in my lifetime, or the next few dozen generations is my guess. There is also a ton of work I have not discussed right here, but this is the core doctrine we adhere to around here that both deviates sharply from most other schools out there, yet is exceedingly attractive to those who are coming from old and stale Western traditions with seemingly no clue in sight as to where to go to next. “It furthers one to have somewhere to go.” the I Ching.
       Those who understand and appreciate this stuff will do so because they have the faculty to understand it at a fundamental and mathematical level and can check all of the godamned proofs for themselves. The detractors will whine on and on about how it “isn’t what Crowley believed” or that it is merely another New Age attempt at degrading their traditions, but those who understand and appreciate progress will see that this sort of work is the breath of fresh air Hermetic Alchemy has needed desperately for over a century now. The problem with tradition and the I Ching is nonexistent since the Chinese government has been actively hostile towards the mere mention of the I Ching for over a hundred years now, so that even my modern friends in China have never even heard of the I Ching and they are mostly forbidden from discussing it in depth, even though we now know that the underlying mathematics forms the backbone of the DNA code itself (See my article under the I Ching section: DNA and the I Ching explained, or Yan’s book DNA and the I Ching) The same goes for detractors on the scientific spectrum. They will all play catch up with this eventually, just as they did in 1952 with the official discovery of the DNA strand by Watson and Crick. 

“Dedicated evolutionists don’t much give a shit about the misconceptions of lesser mortals…they are already engaged in an aggressive dialog with nature itself at the highest levels…and they usually know this.[…] Proponents of modern science are routinely guilty of imagining that it is uniquely qualified to evolve and has therefore earned some special privilege to redefine its own parent disciplines in as pejorative a light as possible, as if the clock had somehow stopped for them. This may impress a few, for a time, but necessity is still the mother of invention. At the end of the day, Metaphysics will perpetually rediscover and redefine itself with or without the approval of modern science as mandated by the needs of real people in real time, attempting to answer the same questions that have been with us from the beginning. “

  • m1thr0s, Magister Ouroboros 729

I’ll leave it here since this article is already getting too long, but rest assured the proverbial rabbit hole does get a whole lot deeper than this for those who are brave enough to go there and who have the patience to continue receiving directives and dialogue from both necessity and Nature himself. We have never made a secret of our source work, but neither have we pretended that this work did not desperately need bright minds working on it and the further secrets that Mystery itself holds in hands, the promise of the future evolutionary dharma of our species and our theoretical starhood, encapsulated in the axiom *Every Man and Every Woman is a Star*.

Izi Ningishzidda, Magister Ouroboros 777

 

the mutational alchemy tarot lecture series, 000: introduction

Relating to the previous event; one of our members asked about print pricing for any of the mirrors or assets like the Mutational Alchemy Tarot prints at The Abrahadabra Institute. The price has gone down considerably for TAI members, being cost plus 50% for any size or frame job. For non-members it is 100%. So for example, a 10 x 10 print would be about $15 for members, $20 for non-members.
      Custom prints in unique colors that don’t already exist in our library come with an addition $32 cost minimally with two revisions. Unique colorations were always welcomed by m1thr0s, but since I will be doing the work officially, the Certificate of Authenticity will have my signature as the artist with the traditional addendum “After  m1thr0s” if it is a m1thr0s original, signifying that it is a copy of his original work. This is the proper addendum added to the title of a piece when being copied by a student from the master, in my tradition, the European Academic Art tradition, which is the legitimate standard that most artists look to for matters of propriety. If one de
      I’ll put together a simple pricelist later on that can be referenced for special orders. Some prints are not available at this standard of pricing, including the TwinTrees Primordial and TwinTrees Temporals in the Imperial Edition color scheme. 

 

I hope everyone enjoyed a fun Samhain or at least an uneventful one. I love this time of year and believe it or not, New Mexico does have four distinct seasons, as one can see from the leaves in the garden pic below taken from the patio our half acre lot in downtown Gallup.

      I’d like to welcome our new members this past month and remind them that if they have any questions or need assistance they should e-mail me at abrahadabrainstitute@gmail.com or visit us on our public Discord chat. Remember that I need to know your username in Discord in order to greenlight you into the private members-only area. Any random person can idle invisible indefinitely in the public area until we ban them, which is why I ban usernames which seem to have run out of things to talk about.  If your name is NOT green (or blue for moderators) in Discord, you cannot see the private chatrooms and should not expect your conversation in the general chatroom (Apadana) to be private. The Discord chat is full of interesting chats, photos of TAI including our equipment and people, so it’s well worth a visit. 

Rules (Also listed in Discord)

http://abrahadabra.freeforums.net/thread/267/rules

Also a huge thank you from all of us to En Ma Kai who has been fortifying our chatroom with some major upgrades, including a superintelligent robot and some additional security measures. He understands The Abrahadabra Institute and what we are all about. While we are small, officially, we already have attracted some amazing minds to the little pocket of reality we have carved out here and I expect that to grow even more. 

The Kings and Queens of the Earth: Ayn Rand and Saul Alinsky

The second installment of the series covers two radicalists from the mid-century modern era, seemingly on polar opposite ends of the political spectrum…or are they?

http://abrahadabra.freeforums.net/thread/373/kings-queens-earth-series-rand

The Da’ath Hack 

I was forced to re-release the Da’ath Hack article by m1thr0s, slated for inclusion in the important Abrahadabra: The Anatomy of the Body of Light 7-volume series, due to the fact that some members have no experience with any kind of banishing technique. So, might as well start them on the best, most up to date banishing method ever devised.

http://abrahadabra.freeforums.net/thread/365/daath-hack

The Sexes: via Bigrammaton to Tetragrammaton

The Abrahadabra Institute’s take on gender studies and gender issues is definately way out there, but mathematically and logically tight in its arguments. Turns out the progressives are right about many things, but not all. 
     People have been asking me about the real gender sexes and bigrammaton for a little while now, and while all of the data is already right there in the bigrams, both ternary and binary, that will allow astute scholars to figure (at least some of) it all out; it seems I can never write enough words to assist in the task of unveiling what all of these charts and mirrors actually mean.

http://abrahadabra.com/sexes-via-bigrammaton-tetragrammaton/

The Apadana Chat Log for September 2017

Thanks to En Ma Kai for figuring out how to pull these logs easily from the server. 

http://abrahadabra.freeforums.net/thread/387/apadana-log-temporary?page=1&scrollTo=1300

Building the Forums

The Alchemy section of Abrahadabra Forums is getting some content added, including high-res images of rare alchemical textbook images I have in our library, in the public domain. Check it out. 

m1thr0s’ Catalogue Raisonne

I will be opening the vault aka m1thr0s’ catalogue raisonne on November 18th at 10 PM EST on Saturday 11/18 for anyone who is wanting to purchase a copy of his work and pick from the whole catalogue. This will likely be the last time I take the time to do this before July 2018 so I suggest that you tune in or let me know you’re interested in a recording of the session. 

Pricing is standardized and deeply discounted for Abrahadabra Institute members. I will fulfill orders for desired prints/mirrors until December 20th. Other prints might become available later on but they are the only 

The review of the catalogue will take place on Twitch on my channel. 

https://go.twitch.tv/izi_ningishzidda

TwinStar Demonstration

A few people asked me to demonstrate the TwinStar meditation, it’s already helped one person point out errors in their technique, so I think it was worth making. 

http://abrahadabra.freeforums.net/thread/396/twinstar-demonstration-izi

Thelema

Turas Istigh: Fortified Island #8 – Journal Release

The Irish Order of Thelema has released its 8th issue. If one is interested in Irish historical occultism this is something that they might want to pick up. 

Paranormal

The House on Reservation Road

A great story with every element of an authentic classical haunting was posted to r/Paranormal a few days ago by user floralinertia.

https://www.reddit.com/r/Paranormal/comments/7aif3v/the_house_on_reservation_road/

Lost Souls

A pair of redditors, LunaHyacinth and Urodelica agree that disembodied, floating, screaming, human heads are definitely a believable ghost story, and they explain why:

https://www.reddit.com/r/Paranormal/comments/79twie/screaming_severed_head_apparition_in_closet/

Occulture

Japanese Demon Festival Terrifies Kids

After watching the video below, you might ask how this is not child abuse, but how else are future therapists going to earn a living? Kidding aside, the festival started after a mysterious “demonic” mask washed up out of the ocean. The demon is called “Paantu,” etymologically similar in structure to the Chung Kuo creation god “P’an Ku” who also has a devilish appearance as a dwarfish figure with two horns. Curiously, the Coast Salish tribes in the Pacific Northwest have similar tales corresponding to sacred masks which they are still in possession of to this day. They are sometimes referred to as the “masks that came from the ocean” as they were discovered on the beaches of the Pacific Northwest. Japanese culture and Salish culture share a lot of similarities and although no DNA research has been done it’s theorized that American Indians immigrated from Asia. Only hair from virgins is permitted to be used on the Salish masks. In 1994 I was asked by our family friend, the daughter of the chief of the Tulalip tribe to donate my long hair after deciding to go with a pixie haircut, to a mask that needed to have its hair replaced. The dance in which the masks emerge every spring is called the “Black Paint Dance” which is eerily similar to the appearance of these Japanese demons which are painted black…see the link to the Dangerous Minds article below. 

http://dangerousminds.net/comments/the_terrifying_japanese_demon_festival_that_probably_sends_kids_into_therap

Paganism


Actual Vikings think Racist pseudo-Vikings are Morons

When it comes to Odin and Thor, there isn’t much more that can lend your opinion authority than actually living in Reykjavik and speaking a language that isn’t English. The Atlantic (yes, The Atlantic) reports on Hilmar Hilmarson, a high priest of the old Nordic faith popularly called “Asatru” and qualifies as such an authority. He finds the America Asatru racists obnoxious and “horrifying.” We can’t remember a time when the nonsensical mish-mash of old Norse mythology in America was ever not full of racist idiots and nerdy doughboys who can’t research their way out of a paper bag. Iceland is preparing to revive a temple to Odin June 2018, so let’s hope their ideology will influence ugly Americans to align more closely with ancient beliefs, at least. 

https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2017/11/asatru-heathenry-racism/543864/

Quartz Magazine Makes Fun of Hedge Funds and Their Obsession with Greek Gods, or, Minor Plot Characters…

It seems silly, but, apparently, it’s good for business? 

https://qz.com/1006408/hedge-funds-with-greek-names-should-take-the-time-to-learn-the-myths-behind-the-names/

Shamanism

Cricket tournament competitor Dinesh Chandimal of Sri Lanka claims that Shamanism helped him beat Pakistan this week. 

Elle reports, Paris Jackson, a rising star on the fashion modelling circuit, claims she is a Shaman in training who is going to help save the Great Barrier Reef.  That’s nice dear. Meanwhile, outside of la-la land, scientists have concluded there’s only one way to save the Great Barrier Reef, and it doesn’t include flying all over the world in a fuel-guzzling jet to model clothes.

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/03/there-s-only-one-way-save-great-barrier-reef-scientists-conclude

Another set of scientists have devised a life-support system for the reef, which will buy it some time while we get the technology we need to replace carbon emission systems.

https://www.cnet.com/news/help-mother-nature-save-the-great-barrier-reef/

Environmentalism is a major focus for Shamanism but the real solution to this entire mess is for humanity to attain to its natural inheritance as stars. Once we get into space every other sacrifice nature has made will be worth it – both in her eyes and in our future, as our survival ensures that these natural wonders can be replaced with sufficient genetic technology. The obsession with the peculiarities and intricacies of micro-managing nature is disturbing, to say the least, when man has completely let its inheritance as the embodiment of consciousness stars completely fall to the wayside. I know there are dark times to come and no one, literally no one – not even enough to justify me or The Abrahadabra Institute continuing its work –  is looking in the direction of the way out. So the future is grim and it’s likely going to just get grimmer until humans wake up to what they are. The O.T.O. has failed, the Golden Dawn has failed, and the only bright light in this world at the moment is science and technology itself. Even that is under attack by ignorant and stupid neo-luddites who could end up exacerbating the situation so dangerously that we could be facing permanent extinction. 
       The Earth knows exactly what she is doing, and why, and humans are at the heart of everything she desires for her future. 

A Mayan Ceremony of Self-Marriage

Kathryn Romeyn writes on her journey to Mexico and the guided initiation into the Mayan secrets of self-marriage.

https://www.wellandgood.com/good-travel/why-are-women-marrying-themselves/

Angaangaq Angakkorsuaq, Eskimo Shaman Speaks Out

Lifegate interviews an Eskimo shaman in Greenland on current issues concerning climate change and our future.

http://www.lifegate.com/people/news/angaangaq-angakkorsuaq-interview

Shamanic Ornament Found

A small silver piece matching a brooch belonging to a female shaman, possibly from the court of Harold Bluetooth has been found. The find is unusual in that it is a missing part of another object that had already been found in another location. 

http://sciencenordic.com/tiny-ornament-may-have-belonged-harold-bluetooth%E2%80%99s-shaman

Daemon and Pharmakon Released

A collection of essays detailing occultism against the framework of entheogenic practice has been released. The editor is Daniel A. Schulke, who authored the grimoire Lux Haeresis.

Shamanic Drum Restoration

A very interesting article detailing an ancient box drum belonging to T’akdeintaan clan shaman. The Sealaska Heritage Museum is bringing it out of storage in order to find out more about it and to restore and preserve it.

http://juneauempire.com/arts-culture/2017-10-26/re-discovering-shaman-s-dru

Earth

Israeli Company Finds a Way to Tackle Plastic Problem in World’s Oceans

So, who still doesn’t think advanced technology and laissez-faire capitalism beats neo-ludditism when it comes to enviromental solutions? Last I checked, even the hippest urban hipster hippy uses plastic products on their Kombucha beverage, much of which still isn’t easily recyclable. Until now.

http://www.jpost.com/Business-and-Innovation/After-Sea-of-Plastic-found-in-Caribbean-one-Israeli-firm-is-off-to-the-rescue-513514

Witchcraft

The Burning Times in Odisha, India

The UK newspaper The Sun is reporting an incident of witch burning in Odisha. 

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/4855175/horrifying-moment-women-are-tied-to-a-tree-and-brutally-beaten-after-villagers-accused-them-of-witchcraft/

Economics and Witchcraft in Kenya

In less depressing news, a Kenyan economist who teaches at the University of Nairobi analyzes the market of witchcraft, and makes some interesting observations concerning historical practice in Africa.

https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/business/article/2001259546/the-economics-of-witchcraft

Meanwhile, in the West…

Exeter, the town that carried out the last witch execution in England is now believed to have also been the first recorded town to have performed such a hanging in the UK, the Guardian reports. 

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/oct/31/west-country-witches-witchcraft-witches-hanged

Raymond Buckland

Raymond Buckland, founder of the Seax-Wica lineage, filial to Anglo-Saxon iconography and belief, dropped his robe and walked on, September 27th. He is survived by his wife Tara and son, Robert. 

 

Ma’at Watch


Just from personal experience girls – never trust anyone who coats you with the whole “goddess” flattery. It never ends well. A pedophile in Spain uses fake e-mails and her gullibility to gain access to her 12 year old daughter who he then repeatedly raped in a weird tale explained by Euro Weekly News. Pending the trial he faces 11 years and the mother has lost custody. Amazingly, this time it had nothing to do with Thelema or the Illuminates of Thanateros. 

https://www.euroweeklynews.com/3.0.15/news/on-euro-weekly-news/spain-news-in-english/146253-%E2%80%98shaman%E2%80%99-tricks-mother-into-letting-him-sleep-with-her-12-year-old-daughter-in-spain