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it's an ancient Nepali greeting made with the palms pressed together and held in front of the chest. it's a bit difficult to translate exactly, however, the best transliteration that i've seen is thus:alexa said:By the way, what does this mean : 'Namaste ' ?
did you know that only an Operating Theatan is even allowed to know about the existence of Xenu? there are very few OT's in the entire organization.. mostly due to the cost involved in the whole process... nevertheless... Xenu is officially denied in everything but the most "classified" literature.Mus Zibii said:There was mention of Scientology at one point. I found this audio file of Hubbard talking about Crowley.
Vajradhara said:"Do what thy whilt shall be the whole of the Law" with the addendum "provided that it harm none."
what can i say... they seem to be feeling the heat from the standard maxim.. especially given the recent events in Milwaukee.. at least from what i gather the I.O.T. gathering there was pretty focused on specifically getting the O.T.O.bgruagach said:I think this is confusing the Wiccan Rede (which is "An it harm none, do what you will") with Crowley's maxim: "Do what thou wilt; love is the law, love under Will." It's usually just summarized as "Do what thou wilt" or "do what you will."
LOl.. yeah, you can bet it was after his death! Alistar, though all for changing things himself, wasn't so keen on others changing his work. go figurePerhaps some of Crowley's followers did add the bit to minimize harm to the maxim, but I suspect this was after Crowley's death. (I'm a Wiccan althought I do have some knowledge of Crowley and Thelema, although mostly in relation to Wicca.)
Namastar ji, Vaj, but what events are you refering to? I'm from Milwaukee and I haven't heard anything.Originally posted by Vajradhara
[sic]especially given the recent events in Milwaukee[sic]
the Western Hemispheres meeting of the I.O.T. was recently held in Milwaukee.. and it is this event to which i'm referring.Phyllis Sidhe_Uaine said:Namastar ji, Vaj, but what events are you refering to? I'm from Milwaukee and I haven't heard anything.
Bolshoi spacibo (Russian for big/huge/great thanks).
alexa said:Hi bgruagach,
Could you tell me what you know about Crowley and the releation to Wicca, please ?
Philip Heselton is a local author here - got one of his books on ley-lines. Fairly sane reading, and comfortably short, but I've not read this particular work.bgruagach said:Sure!
"Gerald Gardner and the Cauldron of Inspiration" by Philip Heselton.
I said:Philip Heselton is a local author here - got one of his books on ley-lines. Fairly sane reading, and comfortably short, but I've not read this particular work.
I said:I chatteed with his wife when I turned up to a local Friends of the Earth meeting, a few years back. Towards the end, I told them that their newsletter was pretty poorly formated and offered to help improve it. They were not impressed and I never went back.