True Will

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True Will is a term found within the mystical system of Thelema, a magical society founded in 1904 with Aleister Crowley's writing of The Book of the Law.wikipedia
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Thelema

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True Will is a term found within the mystical system of Thelema, a magical society founded in 1904 with Aleister Crowley's writing of The Book of the Law.
In the Thelemic model, each person has a "True Will" and, insofar as each person acts in accordance with his or her Will, the nature of a person's interactions with the world, or cosmos or nature, is a form of love or harmony.

Aleister Crowley

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True Will is a term found within the mystical system of Thelema, a magical society founded in 1904 with Aleister Crowley's writing of The Book of the Law.
Announcing the start of the Æon of Horus, The Book declared that its followers should "Do what thou wilt" and seek to align themselves with their True Will through the practice of magick.

Thelemic mysticism

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Within the modern system of Thelema, developed by occultist Aleister Crowley in the first half of the 20th century, Thelemic mysticism is a complex mystical path designed to do two interrelated things: to learn one's unique True Will and to achieve union with the All.

The Book of the Law

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True Will is a term found within the mystical system of Thelema, a magical society founded in 1904 with Aleister Crowley's writing of The Book of the Law.

Éliphas Lévi

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Crowley's ideas on the subject partly originated with the teachings of Eliphas Levi, whose magical books emphasize the magician finding their magical identity – his or her 'true self', which Levi referred to as the "True Will".

Greek language

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Thelema roughly means "will" in Greek.

Holy Guardian Angel

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This capitalized "Nature" may be compared with the "Perfect Nature" of earlier Gnostic systems, which was another term for the personal daimon or augoeides, usually referenced by Crowley as the Holy Guardian Angel.

The Alchemist (novel)

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Magick (Thelema)

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Crowley saw Magick as the essential method for a person to reach true understanding of the self and to act according to one's true will, which he saw as the reconciliation "between freewill and destiny."

Diary of a Drug Fiend

Diary of a Drug Fiend encapsulates much of Crowley's core philosophy concerning Thelema and his conception of True Will.

Abrahadabra

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It is not to be confused with the Word of the Law of the Aeon, which is Thelema, meaning "Will".

Abbey of Thelema

The object was for students to devote themselves to the Great Work of discovering and manifesting their True Will.

Wiccan morality

While the wording of the Rede may have been influenced by the Law of Thelema, there are significant differences: Thelemites consider True Will to be like the idea of a "higher calling" or filling one's niche, based on personal skills.

Aeon (Thelema)

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Individuality and finding the individual's True Will are the dominant aspects; its formula is that of growth, in consciousness and love, toward self-realization.

Jack Parsons (rocket engineer)

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In this speech, which was subsequently published under the title of "Doing Your Will", he examined the Thelemite concept of True Will, writing that:

Ceremonial magic

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In Magick (Book 4), Part II (Magick), Aleister Crowley lists the tools required as a circle drawn on the ground and inscribed with the names of god, an altar, a wand, cup, sword, and pentacle, to represent his true will, his understanding, his reason, and the lower parts of his being respectively.

Alan Moore

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Taking up the study of the Qabalah and the writings of the early 20th-century occultist Aleister Crowley, Moore accepted ideas from Crowley's religion, Thelema, about True Will being connected to the will of the pantheistic universe.