Now the grade of a Magister teacheth the Mystery of Sorrow, and the grade of a Magus the Mystery of Change, and the grade of Ipsissimus the Mystery of Selflessness, which is called also the Mystery of Pan. Let the Magus then contemplate each in turn, raising it to the ultimate power of Infinity. Wherein Sorrow is Joy, and Change is Stability, and Selflessness is Self
Aleister Crowley, Liber B VetMagi
The VRELP (Var-el-peh), the mystical Seer of Enochian Magick, is one who aspires to become a Magus. A Magus is one who has mastered the third Aethyr, ZOM. The VRELP is an important stage in the development of any Enochian magician and one in which each magician works to attain. To aid in this development, use the Magick Square for VRELP as a talisman:
This Magick Square adds gematrically to 680, where 68 is the number for the word ADNA which means "obedience" (68x 10=680). AIQ BKR reduces 680 to 5, the number for man. The square is a play on the words VRELP-ARF-EL-E AFE implying that the VRELP is an ideal vehicle in which to unite with divine creativity (literally, "VRELP is a supreme vessel in which to . visit the sun"). The VRELP is obedient to divine Law, not to human society. In fact, he is often considered a renegade or eccentric by society and has historically been feared and shunned through misunderstanding. He is portrayed as the evil wizard with a pointed hat and flowing beard who speaks in ambiguities and casts curses and evil spells on the townfolk at a whim. Middle Age literature has stereotyped him into either a witch or warlock depending on sex. Because
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