Sit still. Stop thinking. Shut up. Get out!
The first two of these instructions comprise the whole of the technique of Yoga. The last two are of a sublimity which it would be improper to expound in this present elementary stage.

Aleister Crowley. Eight Lectures On Yoga (1939) Ch. 4

how much truth there is in the writings of crowley seem reliant on whether he is taking the piss or indulging his ego.

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this is from 2011 – chosen as a frontispiece for the latest edition of this here:


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