"And the stars are projectors, yeah, projecting our lives down to this planet Earth." - Modest Mouse
Red Flame 93 is the website of Frater Achad Osher, a high-ranking, though somewhat dissident member of the O.T.O. He was taught by Grady McMurtry and chosen to be his succesor (Grady was one of Crowley's students). Red Flame has a bunch of good resources including a number of essays by Osher. Here's a short selection from his, Open Epistle on the Lesser Ritual of the Pentagram:
There is a Greater Mystery which can only be grasped if you clearly understood the union of opposites and the fourfold directions just mentioned. Qabalah tells us that when Chokmah and Binah unite a Hidden Door (Daleth-4) is opened which allows an influence to descend upon Tiphereth and then to manifest through it while riding the elemental tides. Once it begins to descend it approaches the magician who, when beginning the performance of The Lesser Ritual of the Pentagram, is facing East toward Tiphereth or the Sun. It begins the final completion of an individual's 'transformation' and now we can begin to understand why Crowley wrote: "Those who regard this ritual as a mere device to invoke or banish spirits, are unworthy to possess it. Properly understood, it is the Medicine of Metals and the Stone of the Wise."
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