א
Thou shalt laugh at the folly of the fool.
means an Ox, principally because the shape of the letter suggests the shape of a yoke. There is also a reference to the mildness and patience of Harpocrates: indeed, to his sexual innocence. The function of ploughing is clearly the chief idea involved: herein lies a paradox — to be studied in the last act of Parsifal.
The Holy Ghost — Fool — Knight-Errant.
Folly's doom is ruin.
Aعu-iao-uعa
A, the heart of IAO, dwelleth in ecstasy in the secret place of the thunders. Between Asar and Asi he abideth in joy.
The hidden light - "the wisdom of God foolishness with men."
The Holy Ghost
8°=3 The Magister Templi
The transcending of all these; yea, the transcending of all these.
Know Naught!
All ways are lawful to Innocence.
Pure folly is the Key to Initiation.
Silence breaks into Rapture.
Be neither man nor woman, but both in one.
Be silent, Babe in the Egg of Blue, that thou mayest grow to bear the Lance and Graal! Wander alone, and sing! In the King's Palace his daughter awaits thee.
I behold a small dark orb, wheeling in an abyss of infinite space. It is minute among a myriad vast ones, dark amid a myriad bright ones.
In the beginning doth the Magus speak Truth, and send forth Illusion and Falsehood to enslave the soul. Yet therein is the Mystery of Redemption.
This is the secret of the Holy Graal, that is the sacred vessel of our Lady the Scarlet Woman, Babalon the Mother of Abominations, the bride of Chaos, that rideth upon our Lord the Beast.
777: VII The Heavens of Assiah - English
Air
777: XIII The Paths of the Sepher Yetzirah
Scintillating Intelligence
777: CLXXX Title of Tarot Trumps
The Spirit of Αιθηρ.
777: CLXXXI Correct Design of Tarot Trumps.
A bearded Ancient seen in profile. He laughs; bearing a sphere containing illusion in his left hand, but over his right shoulder, and a staff 463 lines long in his right. A lion and a dragon are at his feet, but he seems unaware of their attacks or caresses.