Joined: 29 Apr 2007
|Posted: Sun Apr 29, 2007 9:50 pm Post subject: Jules' 'spoiled' post to MySpace
|I also posted this to DB and Bree's forums
so I read Jules' latest blog post on MySpace. She quotes this:
"Tis' mixed with his life's blood and eaten. 'Tis the use of the lower life to feed the higher life."
I googled the quote and came up with this website.
from the site:
The Phoenix hath a Bell for Sound; Fire for Sight; a
Knife for Touch; two cakes, one for taste, the other
He standeth before the Altar of the Universe at
Sunset, when Earth-life fades.
He summons the Universe, and crowns it with
MAGICK Light to replace the sun of natural light.
He prays unto, and give homage to, Ra-Hoor-Khuit;
to Him he then sacrifices.
The first cake, burnt, illustrates the profit drawn
from the scheme of incarnation.
The second, mixt with his life's blood and eaten,
illustrates the use of the lower life to feed the
He then takes the Oath and becomes free—un
Burning up the Flame of his Prayer, and born
Twig? = dost thou understand? Also the Phoenix takes twigs to kindle the fire in which it burns itself.
In Magick, Book 4,, Crowley comments that The Mass of the Phoenix "should be performed daily at sunset by every magician."
It may be of some use to you.
that site also goes into length about describing a ritual. I really think it's worth reading into.