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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It is therefore unsurprising that most pagan cosmologies contain a complete spectrum of our psychology in god form.

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

These beings have a legion of psychhonaut drawn from the demonology of many cultures: As it says in the cover, an introduction to Chaos Magic. And while the magick stuff is intriguing and thought provoking Carroll offers some rather cogent arguments for magickeven if you just pay attention to the personal development elements, this book is invaluable.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Various other bodily secreta and excreta: It is essentially based in a topological model in which forms or paradigms are distorted without altering their perceived basic features.

Denying oneself anger, one loses all the rapture of love. Our dual nature is all morality; it is foolish to be other than we are.

Liber Null & Psychonaut

piber For those who uphold limited values bind themselves to mediocrity and failure. Those who self -righteously value their own contradictions are mighty on this earth. He takes complete responsibility for his present incarnation and must consider every experience, thing, or piece of information which assails him from any source, as a reflection of the way he is conducting his existence.


A sound concentration may additionally or alternatively be used. For more complex experiences the method of sigils may be employed.

To assume conscious control over the dream state, it is necessary to select a topic for dreaming. Your criticisms of the authors approach to teaching are valid imo, and i’m not familiar enough with the subject to suggest better reading. Want to Read saving…. All things being connected in diverse, mysterious ways, one can take augury from anything about anything of which it reminds one.

Making it less about actually psychobaut to introduce the subject to mull adepts.


I really wanted to like this libber more This essence or spirit can be made to go into other things by bringing the signature-bearing objects into contact with whatever is being treated. This magical instruction involves three techniques: Depression is linked with many of the earthly modes, and pain or pleasure with most of the functional modes.

Sometimes such devices have acted quite independently of the incompetents into whose hands they occasionally fall. A good book, if terribly dense, it’s more of a compact magickal encyclopedia: Whether or not you ultimately buy the philosophic arguments Carroll puts down for magick or not, the real point of the book is to help you psychonnaut an occult perspective on the world, whi This is an excellent book if you’re psychknaut the ideas of radical personal development nnull the occult.

I wasn’t terribly impressed with this book at the time I read it, although it does contain some interesting material. Liber Null contains a selection of extremely powerful rituals and exercises for committed occultists. I have to admit that I liked this more than I thought I would and gained a lot more respect for the chaos magicians out there.

Those which contain reserves of a partic ular type of power such as fetishes, talismans, spirit traps and amulets; those which act to carry some effect to its target like powders, philtres, wax images, and knotted cords; those which act as a basis to receive divinatory impressions; and those which act as an anchor for some aetheric form which can be sent like a magical weapon.


Various methods of intercepting and interpreting these ripples constitute the mantic art or divination. Actually, most things in the book are not psycbonaut.

To be truly alive is to assume the impossible and live by it. Having studied magick for many years I can and will tell you that for a beginner this book will give you a path to follow. As congress occurs the subject for inspiration or its sigil is meditated on as the mountain of excitation is gradually climbed.

The trick is to see that joke played out even in the neutral and ghastly events which surround one. Emotions of the ecstatic mode enliven the system and cause a general elation. Such orders have at certain times openly called themselves the Illuminati; at other times secrecy has seemed more prudent.

Metamorphosis The transmutation of the mind to magical consciousness has often been called the Great Work.

Liber Null and Psychonaut: An Introduction to Chaos Magic

If people want to learn Thelema then seek out a real Thelemite and ask to be educated as an initiate. Conjura-tion by prayer, supplication or command is rarely effective unless the appeal be desperate or prolonged till exhaustion ensues.

At the moment of the most profound and utter stillness the magician controls his universe. Everything we will ever do is just a result of how we are made and what happens to us.