Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. Love is the law, love under will. [Law of Thelema, Aleister Crowley]
In April 1920 Aleister Crowley moved to Cefalú, Sicily, to run a commune known as Abbey of Thelema, a small house used as a temple and spiritual center. Three years later Raoul Loveday died at the Abbey. His wife Betty May claimed Crowley’s ritual caused the death of Loveday.
Later, following a story about Crowley’s activities at Thelema Abbey (published on The Sunday Express), the Italian fascist government deported Crowley. Currently, the house is abandoned and in poor condition. Kenneth Anger in 1955 filmed some of its murals in his lost film “Thelema Abbey”.
video by Steve Young & Maxine Waugh
Here you will found an excellent report in English on the Abbey of Thelema.
Ritual at the Abbey
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