Listed below are several books that will serve to introduce prospective candidates for membership of O.T.O. to the philosophical, magickal and religious system of Thelema, which is the guiding principle behind the Order.
Feel free to familiarise yourself with some, or all, of these texts as preparation, but don’t feel that you need to know them all inside out before you decide to contact us. Ample opportunity to deepen one’s understanding of these and other works will be provided as part of the practical and theoretical study undertaken by each member.
Most of these books may be found in print or online in digital format.
- Liber AL vel Legis, The Book of the Law
- Magick in Theory and Practice, Book 4, Parts I-IV, by Aleister Crowley
- The Equinox Vol. III No.10, various
- Magick Without Tears, by Aleister Crowley
- The Book of Thoth (Egyptian Tarot), by Aleister Crowley
- 777 and Other Qabalistic Writings of Aleister Crowley, by Aleister Crowley
- The Law is for All, by Aleister Crowley
- The Holy Books of Thelema, by Aleister Crowley
- The Magick of Aleister Crowley, by Lon Milo DuQuette
- Understanding Aleister Crowley’s Thoth Tarot, by Lon Milo DuQuette
- Freedom is a Two-Edged Sword, by Jack Parsons.