Red Wheel/Weiser, USA, 2005. Paperback. 208 pages. Brand New/Fine.
Thelemic magick, as it is practiced today, is based on the works of Aleister Crowley. Those works can be dense, and Crowley’s suggested course of study intimidating to beginners. In Abrahadabra, Rodney Orpheus offers a much simpler and more immediate path for working with the same magical current Crowley used. His approach is grounded in practice—you don’t need to read tomes before you begin to meditate and participate in rituals and practical exercises and manifestations. Abrahadabra is a perfect primer for anyone who is curious to know what magick is all about, but it is also a wonderful sourcework for those looking to augment their own Wiccan or pagan practice with ritual magick or who seek a deeper understanding of Crowley’s classic works.
Rodney Orpheus is an Irish musician, record producer, author, and lecturer, as well as being a leading member of Ordo Templi Orientis. He is best known for his work with his band The Cassandra Complex and his books Abrahadabra and Grimoire of Aleister Crowley.