неоднозначная личность: его и по сегодняшний день называют великим предсказателем и сатанистом, язычником и колдуном. Кем он был на самом деле?
Александр Эдуард Кроули появился на свет в 1875 году в Лимингтоне
(Англия). Его родители были религиозны, они состояли в секте «плимутских братьев», известной своими фундаменталистскими учениями. Вероятно, вероисповедание родителей предопределило религиозные взгляды Кроули — он фактически отрекся от христианства. Когда Александру исполнился 21 год, его посетило первое мистическое озарение.
Впоследствии он вспоминал, что испытал в эти
поистине запредельный ужас, смешанный со
сравнять с землей. Он стоически выдерживал
все испытания, которые
преподносила жизнь. Ему довелось познать
радость богатства и горечь
банкротства. Он четырежды женился и трижды
разводился. Одни страны его
изгоняли, другие рады были предоставить
Alister Krouli (Aleister Crowley) Alister Krouli (1875-1947) — the writer, the poet, the mystic and is enough The ambiguous person: it and till today name great The foreteller and the Satanist, the pagan and the sorcerer. Whom it was on most Business?
Alexander Edward Krouli was born in 1875 in Limingtone (England). His parents were religious, they consisted in sect «plimuts brothers», known for the fundamentalist doctrines. Possibly, creed of parents has predetermined religious sights Krouli — it has actually renounced Christianity. When to Alexander 21 year was executed, he was visited by the first mystical inspiration. Subsequently he recollected that has tested during these instants inexplicable, Really the other-wordly horror mixed with the sacred inexpressible Delight.
In 1898 the first mystical product of Krouli has been published — Poem "Adelaide". Same year the mystic becomes a member Hermetic Award of the Gold Dawn, at the heart of which ideology Principles of knights-hramovnikov lay. By 1989 it has occupied enough The high place in the Award, was bought by a small private residence on the bank of the Scottish Lakes Loh-Ness also has located in it. However the spirit of wanderings has not allowed Krouli long to sit on one place, and in 1900 Alexander has gone To investigate the world. He has visited Mexico, has visited India and on island Ceylon.
Krouli has returned to Europe only after two years. In Paris he has met The talented writer of Somerset Maugham on whom has made the strong Impression. Later, in "Magician" Maugham has reproduced an image Krouli, What has remembered it, for creation of character Olivera Heddo. 1904 Became really fatal for Krouli — to it has had the luck to receive The information for the main product — «Law Books». The text Has been heard and dictated to its mystic by the wife. Value «Law books» for followers of Krouli to overestimate: this work became Some kind of the Bible for them.
During the same period has ripened split in the Award of the Gold Dawn, and Krouli It has appeared in the conflict centre. In 1909 Alexander have devoted in Masters of the Award, and as early as two years after most close adherents Have renounced it and have expelled from the numbers. Has passed as early as a year, before Teodor Rojss, master Ordens Tampliers The east, has returned its Krouli The status. Alexander has been appointed by the head of the British box and devoted in Knights. Before the First World War beginning, in 1913, Krouli It has appeared in Moscow. Here there was one more known product — «A Gnostichesky mass». In 1914 Krouli has gone to America where has spent five years. Then, After returning to Europe, it has based on the Italian Sicily Monastery for telemistes — those who esteemed the religious doctrine of Krouli. In 1925 Alexander has been proclaimed by the Supreme master International Ordens Tampliers The East. In 1947 it has prepared to To release the third poetic collection but to publish it was not in time — The death has prevented. Funeral of the mystic has been recognised by not Christian: Instead of prayers over ashes of the dead its associates read chapters from «Law books» and «the Gnostichesky Mass».
Alister Krouli has lived the sated life. He has had time to reach in much Society. The supporter extolled it, and opponents were ready To raze to the ground. It stoically stood all tests, which Presented a life. It could learn pleasure of riches and bitterness Bankruptcies. He married four times and got divorced three times. Its one countries
Expelled, others were glad to give a shelter.
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