By Aleister Crowley
Aleister Crowley used to be one of the first Europeans to review, perform and train Yoga. those lectures set forth a few of Crowley's conclusions after a lifelong philosophical research. the 1st sequence of lectures is entitled 'Yoga for Yahoos.' the weather of Yoga are brought, tested and demystified which will extracting the sensible essence of Yoga doctrine. Yoga is usually correlated with astrology and the Qabalah. the second one sequence is entitled 'Yoga for Yellowbellies.' the following Crowley weaves Yoga right into a conceptual framework the encompasses Western philosophy, magick and mathematical physics. All of those lectures are approached with humor, wit and not less than jargon.
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It must here be remarked that because of his complete indifference to anything whatever (and that thought iswhen you get on far enough-only a primary point of wisdom) he is entirely unreliable. One of the most unfathomably dreadful dangers of the Path is that you must trust Mercury, and yet that if you trust him you are certain to be deceived. I can only explain this, if at all, by pointing out that, since all truth is relative, all truth is falsehood. In one sense Mercury is the great enemy; Mercury is mind, and it is the mind that we have set out to conquer.
But Herschel is dynamic; Herschel is explosive; Herschel, astrologically speaking, does not move in an orbit; he has his own path. So the niyama which corresponds to this planet is, first and last, the discovery of the True Will. This knowledge is secret and most sacred; each of you must incorporate for yourself the incidence and quality of Herschel. It is the most important of the tasks of the Yogi, because, until he has achieved it, he can have no idea who he is or where he is going. 18. Still more remote and tenuous is the influence of Neptune.
The Moon is the sheet-anchor of our work. It is the Knowledge and Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel that enables us to overcome, at all times and in all manners, as the need of the moment may be. 16. There are two other planets, not counted as among the sacred seven. I will not say that they were known to the ancients and deliberately concealed, though much in their writing suggests that this may be the case. I refer to the planet Herschel, or Uranus, and Neptune. Whatever may have been the knowledge of the ancients, it is at least certain that they left gaps in their system which were exactly filled by these two planets, and the newly discovered Pluto.