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To: alt.magick.tyagi,alt.magick,alt.occult,alt.pagan.magick,talk.religion.misc,talk.religion.newage From: firstname.lastname@example.org (nagasiva) Subject: Various: Da'ath and Fratribus Nigris Date: 12 Sep 1997 10:32:21 -0700 email@example.com (nocTifer): > 49970901 aa2 Hail Satan! > > in a beautiful essay on Da'ath, Patricia
wrote: > # As the magician attempts the arduous climb up the Tree of Life (to reach > # Kether), it is at Daath that he enters the Abyss. > > is the Objective to climb this Tree of Life, descend it, explore it all > very thoroughly, or manifest it in oneself and one's life? is there > not an abyss at every interval (bardo) betwixt spheres? betwixt every > triad or sub-tree? > > # It is here that the magician becomes part of the "black brotherhood" or > # continues along the Path of Light. > > for alternative notions than those light-based, consult writers like > Kenneth Grant (_Nightside of Eden_ is a good start for materials on > the Tree of Life) or one of Frater Nigris' essays: > > http://www.hollyfeld.org/heaven/Avidyana/Shaitan/libernigris.fn > > # Therefore, Daath is the spiritual battlefield where the magician > # must confront his nemesis or Devil, before he can be deemed worthy > # of the mysteries of Kether, Chokmah, and Binah. > > only if one sees the world in terms of Revelations or some other > dualistic battlefield context. alternatively it may be a unification > point or a spot on the Map at which such apparently conflicting > energies may be resolved (whether by battle or other intercourse). > > # In essence, he is facing the "Son" of Binah and Chokmah. The "Son" > # of the Living God. He is confronting his True Self. > > interesting to compare with Jungian models. the Nemesis in such a > model would translate as the shadow, rather than the self. of course > what Binah and Chokmah would map to in such a model is less clear. > > # ...When the magician is free of the delusions in his own ego, and > # capable of seeing his True Self, then he can conquer the dark Abyss. > > some of us don't need to "conquer" this Abyss but instead know Her as > a being of some wonder, beauty and mystery. it is like referring to > the Grand Canyon as 'that Ugly Fissure' and trying to dominate it. > > you reference the Zohar, and yet doesn't this text also specify that > there are no more than 10 sephiroth? it seems a contradiction is > lurking. > > thanks for the information on Da'ath. very valuable. > > blessed beast! > ________________________________________________________________________ > nocTifer: firstname.lastname@example.org --- http://www.abyss.com/tokus > TOKUS-COE Office: 408/2-666-SLUG --- Mother Church (CoE) email@example.com Eric Caleb Friedman
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