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11-02-2009, 08:18 PM

93: In Greek numerology, ninety-three is the value of the word “thelema,” or “will.”
This is the word that has been adopted to represent the teachings of Aleister Crowley,
as typified by the expression, “Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law.”
Although this seems to mean “do whatever you want,” in actuality it means find out what
your true will is, your God-oriented purpose in life, and then do only those things that
will lead to achieving it. The second part of this philosophy is
“Love is the law, love under will.”
Also in Greek numerology, 93 is the valuation of the word “Agapé,” selfless love.

People who follow this path, Thelemites, will often greet or part by saying or writing “93”
as shorthand to remind them of the central words of their philosophy. The spiritual energy
that drives this path is often called the “93 Current.”

93: A Thelema Primer
An Introduction to Thelema
Thelema is an esoteric and magickal path whose mission is to make one realize one's purpose in life.
Thelema (pronounced THEL-eh-ma) is the Greek word for will, and it refers to Aleister Crowley’s
doctrine and magickal tradition. The central creed is
“Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law; love is the law, love under will”,
which is represented by the number 93, and used as a greeting by Thelemites. Why 93?
Back to Greek again: if you take the word thelema and represent each letter by a number,
starting with alpha=1, then add them together, they add up to 93. The word agape (divine love)
also adds up to 93. I will go into more depth about this later. Thelema is about realizing
your True Will, being all that you can be, and in doing so, helping to make the world a better place.
Magick, especially ritual, helps to facilitate this in a metaphysical way.

Aleister Crowley was Victorian England’s most notorious occultist. Raised in a strict Christian household,
he rebelled by leading a wild life and jokingly referred to himself as “evil” and “the beast 666”.
He joined the esoteric Order of the Golden Dawn, from which he learnt Enochian magic, Kabbalah,
astrology, tarot, and Theosophy. He had a long-standing enmity with the poet W.B. Yeats,
who was also a member of the group. Crowley also traveled to Asia, where he studied the occult traditions
of India and China. Before discovering Thelema, Crowley published books on Yoga and the I Ching.

While visiting Egypt, Crowley saw a vision of the god Thoth,
who dictated to him The Book of the Law.
This is the basic creed of Thelema.

So what does 93 mean? It doesn’t mean that you should just go out and “do what you want”.
You first have to find your True Will, i.e. what you were put on this earth to do.
In Liber OZ, Crowley hammers home the importance of this by saying that
“man has a right to kill those who would thwart [his will]”,
even though it really isn’t a good idea to go out and kill people.
That’s where “love is the law, love under will” comes in.
People should have compassion and respect each other and, of course, each other’s wills.
That means no slavery, no murder, no child abuse, and equal rights for all.
Growing up in a misogynistic and racially biased society, Crowley unfortunately absorbed the values
of his time and did not live as an ideal Thelemite. However, his ideas show that he tried to break free
of society’s biases, at least intellectually.

The Great Work, or main mission, of the Thelemite is to attain the Knowledge and Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel,
also known as the Higher Self, who will lead one to realize his or her True Will. This can be achieved by doing
magickal rituals like Liber Samekh, meditating, and living in accordance with the Law of Thelema.

Crowley uses the spelling “magick” instead of “magic”, because he wants to differentiate
Thelema’s ritual practices from stage magic. “Magick” is the process of discovering one’s
true will and of causing change in conformity with that will. There is a results magic
and spellcraft component to Thelemic magick, but it is based around the goal of realizing one’s will.

There are quite a few philosophical as well as ritual similarities between Thelema and Wicca,
due to the spread of ideas in English occult subcultures as well as the Campbellian universality
of archetypes, among other things. The Wiccan Rede is “an it harm none, do as ye wilt”,
which also stresses the importance of will. Thelemic god-figures are cognate with Wiccan ones;
Hadit is the God and Nuit is the Goddess. Ra-Hoor-Khuit represents the individual Will,
born of these opposing forces. Indeed, Thelema as well as Wicca recognizes that everyone’s soul
has both masculine and feminine aspects. Thelema, being a part of the Western occult tradition,
uses the Aristotelian elements, the watchtowers, and many of the same correspondences as does Wicca.
Crowley actually wrote one of the earliest comprehensive tables of correspondences, called Liber 777.
It is an excellent reference that shows the unity between Hindu and Buddhist, Egyptian, European occult,
Jewish and Islamic spirits, herb usages, and much more. I suggest that my readers acquire a copy of 777
and supplement it with modern correspondence books that also contain information on traditions that Crowley did not research.

The most popular Thelemic group is the O.T.O., the Ordo Templi Orientis, of which Crowley used to be the leader.
Although I am not a member of a group, I do believe that being involved with a group can be a valuable experience.
They hold workshops, rituals, and the Gnostic Mass, which is a weekly Thelemic service that is a good alternative
to a Christian Mass.

So how do you being applying Thelema to your life?
Through meditation and the practice of Thelemic ceremonial magick.
Thelema, being more of a mystical tradition tends to be heavy on invocation and cleansing rituals,
rather than results rituals as in Chaos Magic.

Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law.

93 is the numerical value of Thelema, the Greek word for Will. It
is also the numerical value of Agape, the Greek word for Love.
Thelema is "Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law." Agape
is "Love is the law, love under will." In the Order of the Thelemic
Golden Dawn, one member greets another by saying the first of these
statements, while the other replies with the latter. It is also
common for members of the Order to open and close letters with these
statements. The number 93 is, however, often used in their place.

93 is also the number of OIVZ, which Aleister Crowley's Chaldean
rendering of the name "Aiwaz" to which he attributed much Thelemic
significance, since its letters represent Baphomet (O) and the Three
Grades (IVZ) of The Book of the Law (Liber Legis). Aiwaz was the
Angel who dictated The Book of the Law and he was Crowley's Holy
Guardian Angel to whose knowledge and conversation he attained. The
Holy Guardian Angel is a name for our own true Self, that is, our
quintessential solar being.

According to the Qabalistic Science of Gematria, words which have
the same numerical value are descriptions of each other or they are
indications of a single principle or idea. This applies to Thelema,
Agape and Aiwaz, their number being 93. The nature of Thelema (Will)
is Agape (Love). But this Love is the Serpent Love of Liber Legis,
that is, it is Love magically directed, under Will. Aiwaz is the
Angel who revealed unto Crowley the New Law of Will and Love by which
we may perfect ourselves in Nature to accomplish our True Will and
attain the Knowledge and Conversation of our own Holy Guardian Angel.

93 is also the number of LGS (Logos and Legis, the Word and the
Law), MGIKK (Magick), BNI AL (Beni Al, the Sons of God), TzBA (Tzaba,
meaning Star, Army or Host), LAShTAL (a Magical Formula of the New
Aeon), and it is the number of the Magickal Word of the Neophyte of
Aleister Crowley's Order of the A.'. A.'. All of these words are
indications and descriptive formulae of the nature of the 93 Current,
which is another way of saying the New Aeon of Thelema.

Love is the law, love under will.

The number 93 is of great significance in the religion of Thelema,
originated by Aleister Crowley in 1904 with the writing of The Book of the Law.
The central philosophy of Thelema is in the two phrases from Liber AL:
"Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law" and "Love is the law, love under will."
The two primary terms in these statements are Will and Love, respectively.
In the greek language, they are Thelema (Will) and Agape (Love).
Using the Greek technique of isopsephy, which applies a numerical value to letters,
the letters of both of these words when added together equal 93:
Thelema is the English spelling of the Greek word Θελημα which means will or intention. ...
Aleister Crowley Aleister Crowley (12 October 1875 – 1 December 1947) was a British occultist,
mystic, writer, poet, astrologer, sexual revolutionary, drug addict, painter, mountain climber,
and social critic. ... 1904 is a leap year starting on a Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...
The Book of the Law, also known as Liber AL vel Legis, is the text central to philosophical / religious
practice called Thelema founded by Aleister Crowley. ... Thelema is the English spelling of the Greek
word Θελημα which means will or intention. ... Agapē (in Greek written αγάπη;
pronounced ah-GAH-peh or AH-gah-peh) is the Greek word for divine, unconditional, self-sacrificing love. ...
Isopsephy (iso meaning equal and psephos meaning pebble) is the Greek word for the practice of
adding up the number values of the letters in a word to form a single number. ...

Thelema = Θελημα
Θ (Theta) = 9 +
ε (Epsilon) = 5 +
λ (Lambda) = 30 +
η (Eta) = 8 +
μ (Mu) = 40 +
α (Alpha) 1
= 93
Agapé = Αγαπη
Α (Alpha) 1 +
γ (Gamma) 3 +
α (Alpha) 1 +
π (Pi) 80 +
η (Eta) 8
= 93
The relevance of this technique is found in the art of correspondence.
When two words have the same value, they are said to have a meaningful connection.
In this case, it is considered significant that the two central concepts of
Thelema—Will and Love—are of equal value, and therefore have a direct connection.
Similarly, since 23 is the ninth prime number, and 9 is 3 squared, some deem 23
an algebraic mirror to "thelema/agape=93"; see also wikipedia entries for number 23,
the 23 enigma, and the 'other correspondences' section for the number 93. 23
(twenty-three) is the natural number following 22 and preceding 24. ... The 23 Enigma
is a belief that the number 23 is of particular or unusual significance, especially
in relation to disasters. ... 93 is the natural number following 92 and preceding 94. ...





Flight 93
The Official Lies about Flight 93
Or the Truth behind the lies of Flight 93

Unanswered Questions: The Mystery of Flight 93
We all know the inspiring story of Flight 93, of the heroic passengers who forced
the hijacked plane to the ground, sacrificing themselves to save the lives of others.
The only trouble is: it may simply not be true.

Flight 93 Hoax: Strangest "Plane Crash" Ever

The Legend of United Flight 93







So What is the Truth About Flight 93
There has been much speculation that the official story of Flight 93
doesn't tell the WHOLE story. The 9/11 Commission Report spends only
four pages out of their 567 page report discussing Flight 93.
There were rumors circulating on 9/11/01 that Flight 93 was shot down
by jets scrambled in response to the hijackings. In fact, the rumors
about the possible shoot-down of Flight 93 were so rampant that the 9/11 Commission
felt the need to address these rumors in their report. The 9/11 Commission
concluded that the rumors of the shoot down were false.

However, the rumors persist.
Why? Because there were many oddities surrounding Flight 93 that have caused
people to wonder if the official story of Flight 93 is actually the true story.
A small sampling of these oddities include:

*Reports by the Mayor of Cleveland that Flight 93 landed in Cleveland,
*Debris being found 8 miles from the crash site,
*A call to Westmoreland County 911 from a passenger on Flight 93
who claimed there was smoke in the plane just before it crashed,
*The almost total lack of visible debris at the crater where the plane
is said to have crashed, and *Eye-witnesses who reported seeing military planes
in the area immediately before and after the crash.

So what's the truth about Flight 93? Maybe nobody will ever know for sure.
But one thing is almost certain -the official story of Flight 93 has left more questions than answers.

Flight 93: The Improbable Truth

"That process starts upon the supposition that when you have eliminated all which is impossible,
then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth." - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes

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20-02-2009, 07:23 PM
Well, I have kept my post count at 93,
before this present reply, long enough,
yet, no one seems to have noticed the
coincidence between that + this thread.

So, here I go with my reply, to make my post count 94, temporarily.