September 2016 e.v. Bulletin

Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law

The Summer has passed and the time of harvest will be coming to a close at the end of this month. The Sun has entered Virgo, and we move towards the Autumn Equinox on 22nd September, the last day before the Sun moves on into Libra. Virgo is attributed to The Hermit card the in the Tarot:

The highest symbolism of this card is, therefore, Fertility in its most exalted sense, and this is reflected in the attribution of the card to the sign of Virgo, which is another aspect of the same quality. Virgo is an earthy sign, and is referred especially to Corn, so that the background of the card is a field of wheat.

Virgo represents the lowest, most receptive, most feminine form of earth, and forms the crust over Hades. Yet not only is Virgo ruled by Mercury, but Mercury is exalted therein. Compare the Ten of Disks, and the general doctrine that the climax of the Descent into Matter is the signal for the reintegration by Spirit. It is the Formula of the Princess, the mode of fulfilment of the Great Work.

– The Book of Thoth: A Short Essay on the Tarot of the Egyptians Being The Equinox Volume III No. V 

All dates in this bulletin are e.v. throughout.

LODGE EVENTS

This month we have the following events coming up at the Lodge:

  • Monday, 5th: Thelemic Reading & Lucid Dreaming Groups
  • Friday, 9th: AIM Class – First Degree Initiation roles
  • Friday, 16th: Thelemic Workings
  • Thursday, 22nd: Feast of the Times – Autumn Equinox
  • Saturday, 24th: Initiations Meeting
  • Sunday, 25th: Celebration of the Gnostic Mass
The first event coming up is tomorrow’s Thelemic Reading & Lucid Dreaming Groups. As a reminder, the invitation for the Thelemic Reading & Lucid Dreaming Groups is below for ease of reference.  There is also a reminder for the AIM Class this Friday – if you have not already confirmed your attendance, please do so now as soon as possible – and an invitation to the Thelemic Workings meeting on Friday, 16 September. You will be receiving reminders, more details and separate invitations to each of the other events later this month nearer the time.
Further details have been circulated to our subscribing members via the Secretary’s newsletter.
Love is the law, love under will.