Peter James Carroll is a modern occultist, author, cofounder of the Illuminates of Thanateros, Carroll’s book Liber Null & Psychonaut is considered one of the defining works of the chaos magic movement. Carroll was a co-founder of the . LIBER NULL PETER J. CARROLL With Illustrations by Andrew David To all who helped keep Liber Null in print and produced a limited edition of Psychonaut . Language English. An Introduction to Chaos Magic. Identifier LiberNullAndThePsychonaut. Identifier-ark ark://t47p93v Ocr ABBYY FineReader

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Normal congress, the genital embrace of persons of opposed sexes, should in any manifestation, magical or not, inspire the participants with something, if only mutual attachment.

The command to see one’s hands is suddenly remembered as one 65 realizes one is dreaming. Often the wished for result arises only when it has been forgotten. The magician therefore seeks unity of desire before he attempts to act. There may be a loss of physical perspective or body image.

The entire attention is directed to the sight of some object in the environment while the body is kept motionless. Move a single grain of sand on a distant shore and the entire future history of the world will eventually be changed.

Thus d es the magician turn that aspect of Chaos which manifests as causality to his advantage, rather than oppose it.

Scheme against your most sacred principles in thought, word and deed. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. Pain, torture, and flagellation have been used by witches, monks, psycohnaut fakirs to achieve results. The body may begin to feel vast or microscopic. Any of the techniques of the gnosis can in pschonaut be used in evocation. Books by Peter J. The main divisions of emotion have been equated with planetary god forms. The chosen sound is repeated over and over in the mind to block all other thoughts.


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This is customarily followed by some nul of self -banishing, or even exorcism, to restore the magician’s consciousness to normal before he goes forth. For those who uphold limited values bind themselves to mediocrity and failure. The will not to fulfill desire arises to reduce fear of failure. If a definite effort is made to consciously note these occurrences as well as to record them in the magical diary, they start to become much more numerous.

The grimoires psycuonaut compiled by Catholic priests, and much of what they wrote was deliberate abomination in their own terms. As reorganization of belief is the key to liberation, so is reorganization of desire the key to will. If you do hit this point, you have no directions to go but in circles or up. The best methods of obtaining symbolic intermediate results are those which are just below the threshold of deliberateness, but above the threshold of pure randomness.

Thou art me Horus!

Liber Null and Psychonaut: An Introduction to Chaos Magic by Peter J. Carroll

From a magical point of view, it is axiomatic that we have created the world in which we exist. Forced deep breathing is used to provoke hysterical laughter. Metamorphosis The transmutation of the mind to magical consciousness has often been called the Great Work. Prolonged sexual excitement through karezza, inhibition of orgasm, or pzychonaut orgasmic collapse can lead to trance states useful for divination.

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Hardly any prefabricated ritual is offered here and it is up to the reader to find his own niche in the magical art. The somatic emotions are intimately associated with the larger alphabet.

For more complex experiences the method of sigils may be employed. No matter how inappropriate the choice of sound may seem to have been, you must persist with it.


The experience I received was this, that my innermost self or soul or spirit Was no thing formless without quality nameless pure power.

The lunar current of the priestess is observed for a day in which the libido is strong. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Otherwise his body is cold and naked. The wise seek satisfaction in that which repels as well as that which attracts. Comprehensive and engaging, Liber Null and the collection of essays encapsulated as Psychonaut contain sufficient information for the inspired reader to begin the private practice of magic.


The desire then manifests as a convenient, but strange, coincidence, rather than as a startling discontinuity. It feels like the book is a TL;DR version of the subject matter, which is frustrating.

Sigils work because they stimulate the will to work subconsciously, bypassing the mind. Any sort of distortion of the image is symptomatic of thinking and to be avoided. Dec 16, Fabian rated it really liked it.

Pshchonaut for occasional specific questions, I’m game. Published April 1st by Weiser Books first published January 15th The aim is to use the entire capacity of the lungs but without any undue muscular effort or strain. It is the “medium” by which he “non-existent” chaos translates itself into “real” effects. Still a good read for someone who wants to be introduced to Chaos Magick.

Yep, do all that AND at the same time hold down a job, maintain your relationships, practice magick and try psycyonaut see life for the cosmic joke it is.

Any state of mind might arbitrarily be chosen as an objective for transmutation, but there is a specific virtue to the ones given.

Yet one must be prepared to devote every night of the rest of one’s life to developing these powers. Mere ideas follow suit. For the universe is mad and arbitrary in her ways. As such, this is a seminal work not just for the magician, but for the bull as well.