::  Home  ::  E-Books  ::  Articles  ::  Tarot Reading  ::  Downloads  ::
   Birth Chart
   Compatibility Report
   Forecast Report
   Thoth Gallery
   Amazon Shop
   On Line E-books
   Tarot Reading
   Little Al Crowley
  Random Quotes
Elvis Presley (1935-1977)
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
  Latest Articles
New Content

· The Book of the Archer
· The Principles of Discordian Magick
· Energy
· The Concept of Order
· Applied Magick
· Advanced I Ching: The Structure of a Well- Ordered Family
· Alchemy is alive and Well
· Thoth and The Book of Thoth - The Myths behind the Legend
· The Tree of Life & Frater Achad
· Socrates and Sages
Search Type:

Advanced Search
  Six Principles of Magic
1. Every magician has a beautiful vision for the world.
2. Every system of magic is a single artists tool, used to reshape reality.
3. If you believe, it shall exist.
4. When you call, they will answer.
5. Success and failure, is one and the same: ignorance and depression is the enemy.
6. Be like all equally, and you shall unite; refuse and separate.

by Dalamar
  Mythology of THOTH
Thoth Egyptian God
Discover more about the myth and legend of Thoth & The Book of THOTH

Ankh-af-na-khonsu (lit. "He Lives in Khonsu"), lived in Thebes in the 26th dynasty (apx. 725 B.C.). He was a priest of the Egyptian god Mentu. He is best known as the creator of the Stele of Revealing, a funerary tablet he created for himself to commemorate his death.

Ankh-f-n-khonsu is also the magical name used by Aleister Crowley to sign The Comment of The Book of the Law and when referring to himself as the prophet of Thelema and the Aeon of Horus. Crowley claimed that he was a reincarnation of the Egyptian priest. As it says in Liber Legis:

"My scribe Ankh-af-na-khonsu, the priest of the princes, shall not in one letter change this book; but lest there be folly, he shall comment thereupon by the wisdom of Ra-Hoor-Khuit." —AL I:36

According to one translation of the Stele, it says of him:

"...has left the multitudes and rejoined those who are in the light, he has opened the dwelling place of the stars; now then, the deceased, Ankh-af-na-khonsu, who has gone forth by day in order to do everything that pleased him upon earth, among the living."

Sr. Lutea, writing in The Scarlet Letter, explains some of the words in his name:

"A translation of the name might be close to the following: Ankh is both a tool and a symbol meaning “new life.” The hyphen af is always part of another word that lends exclamatory force. The word, na is generally used as a preposition, such as “to, for, belonging to, through, or because.” Khonsu was the adopted son of Amun and Mut from the Theban triad. His name comes from a word meaning, “to cross over” or “wanderer” or “he who traverses.” So, his entire name may be translated as “the truth that has crossed over.”" [1]
(http://www.scarletwoman.org/scarletletter/v7n1/v7n1_egyptian.html) —The Scarlet Letter, vol. VII, no. 1

[ Go Back ]

Encyclopedia of Thelema

Copyright © by The Book of THOTH - The complete guide to the Tarot, Magick and the Occult - (1466 reads)

Encyclopedia ©

The Book of THOTH

The Mysteries of the Tarot, Crowley, Magick and Egypt revealed at The Book of THOTH