“This community possesses a School, in which all who thirst for knowledge are instructed by the Spirit of Wisdom itself; and all the mysteries of nature are preserved in this school for the children of light. Perfect knowledge of nature and of humanity is taught in this school. It is from her that all truths penetrate into the world; she is the school of all who search for wisdom, and it is in this community alone that truth and the explantation of all mystery are to be found.”—An Account of A∴A∴

“The Great White Brotherhood which is giving this Method of Attainment to the world. See Equinox I.”—Book 4, Part II

“I am the aspiration unto the higher; I am the love of the unknown. I am the blind ache within the heart of man. I am the minister of the sacrament of pain. I swing the censer of worship, and I sprinkle the waters of purification. I am the daughter of the house of the invisible. I am the Priestess of the Silver Star.”—POP

“Occult order founded by Aleister Crowley, supposedly named after the fabled Rosicrucian Third Order (see Rosicrucianism). “A∴A∴” is commonly thought to stand for “Astrum Argentum” (“Silver Star”) but Lon Milo Duquette, the noted Thelemite, has denied this. Not to be confused with the OTO, which is also associated with Crowley.”—Glossary of Commonly Used Terms in the Western Mystery Tradition

“One may sum the policy of the A∴ A∴ as follows: To assist the initiation of the individual. To maintain a form of social order in which the adventure of initiation is easy—to undertake! To work out the Magical Formula of the New Aeon.”—Chapter LXXV: The A∴A∴ and the Planet


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