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Aug 23, 2013

4 Weapons 2 | Integrated Magical Life 3 | Fontana Driver Tan | LT: Star Sapphire

In this program:

  • Intro music: Song of Adoration by Frater Oz
  • "The Four Weapons of the True Magician pt. 2" by Fr. IAO131
  • "The Integrated Magical Life pt. 3" by Lon DuQuette
  • Musical Interlude: "Fontana Driver Tan" by The Shirts ft. Oliver Althoen
  • "Living Thelema: The Star Sapphire" by David Shoemaker
  • Announcements & News about the Thelemic Community
  • Outro music: Song of Adoration by Frater Oz

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"The Four Weapons of the True Magician pt. 2" by Fr. IAO131

"The Integrated Magical Life pt. 3" by Lon DuQuette

  • Previous parts of this talk: Part 1 | Part 2.
  • Lon DuQuette has appeared in numerous past episodes of Speech in the Silence, including:
    • Lon reads from his introduction to "Best of the Equinox Vol. 2" in program 40
    • "Survival: The First and Last Ordeal of Initiation" in program 38
    • "Introduction to the Rites of Eleusis" excerpt in program 36
    • The Miracle of the Mass, with Constance Duquette: Part 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8
    • "The Hermits of the O.T.O." in program 25

"Fontana Driver Tan" by The Shirts with Oliver Althoen

Living Thelema: The Star Sapphire


  • Blazing Star Oasis has developed a new website dedicated to preserving the legacy of Grady L. McMurtry, also known as Hymenaeus Alpha 777. The Grady McMurtry Project includes many of Grady’s poems and other writings in the Thelema Lodge Calendar from 1986-2004.
  • U.S. Grand Lodge has published the proceedings from NOTOCON 8, entitled Manifest Thy Glory. Like the previous two NOTOCON books, this contains written versions of many of the lectures offered at the biennial national conference. This volume from the 2011 conference includes papers by several contributors to this podcast.
  • A new graphic novel entitled Aleister Crowley: Wandering the Waste is now available and features a foreword by Richard Kaczynski.
  • The 55th International Art Exhibition at the Biennale in Venice, Italy includes nine paintings from Aleister Crowley’s Thoth Tarot. This exhibit is now open and runs through November 24.
  • On August 29, the National Trust of Australia will host a landmark exhibition entitled Windows to the Sacred. Running for a full month, this exhibit will address the current international interest in esoteric art, and will include work by artists such as Aleister Crowley, Austin Spare, Harry Smith, Barry William Hale, and more.
  • A new book by Dr. David Shoemaker, based on his Living Thelema segments on this podcast, is now available and includes additional discussion and resources. The title of the book is Living Thelema: A Practical Guide to Attainment in Aleister Crowley's System of Magick. The book is available for immediate purchase in paperback, hardcover, and a special leather-bound limited edition. The book will have a formal launch at the Esoteric Book Conference in September, including a lecture and book signing by the author.
  • The Esoteric Book Conference will be held September 14-15 in Seattle, Washington.
  • O.T.O. Japan is pleased to announce "Hadit Rising in the East," an event celebrating 25 years since the first O.T.O. initiation in Japan. This event is open to Minerval initiates of O.T.O. and will take place September 21-22 in Kyoto, the city of temples and Japan's historic capital.
  • On the weekend of September 27-29, several O.T.O. initiates, including Speech in the Silence co-producer Joseph Thiebes, will offer lectures at an Esoteric Salon in Salem, Massachusetts, focused on the intertwining topics of Magick and Creative Art. The event is called OCCULT.
  • William Blake Lodge in Baltimore, Maryland will host its annual Massapalooza, a jam-packed weekend of Masses, Classes and E.G.C. Training, framed in an environment of fraternal fun. Massapalooza takes place on the weekend of October 11-13
  • A Thelemic cruise called "Love Under Will Boat" will take place in January, 2014.
  • A new film about Aleister Crowley's friendship with Portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa is in production. A new preview of the film is available in Portuguese and can be seen at this link. Tune in to future Speech in the Silence programs to learn more.

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