Charles Stansfeld Jones (), aka Frater Achad, was an occultist and ceremonial magician. An early aspirant to A∴A∴ (the 20th to be admitted as a. ON THE NATURE AND USE OF THE. TREE OF LIFE. WITH A BRIEF INTRODUCTION AND A. LENGTHY APPENDIX. BY. FRATER ACHAD. LIMITED EDITION. Jones advanced to Neophyte, taking the motto Achad, which he was . The Equinox, Jones self-published his book Q.B.L., and then wrote several books Son of the Magus: A Biographic Essay Composed from the Writings of Frater Achad.

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Its importance to the world of modern occult literature can be measured not only by its value as a remarkable, understandable textbook of the fundamental principles of Qabalah, but also by the way it offers us a rare glimpse into the heart and mind of a brilliant and sincere seeker of wisdom and truth.

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About Frater Achad Charles Stansfield Jones, also known as Frater Achad, was at one time designated to be Aleister Crowley’s acjad heir when Achxd magical advancement coincided with Crowley’s search for a successor.

Jones advanced to Neophyte, taking the motto Achadwhich he was subsequently to use for most of his published writings, and by which he is best known. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? Achadd of his writings remained unpublished on his qhl. Kenneth Grantwriting in The Magical Revivalclaims that on Jones’ return to Vancouver circahe was wearing only a raincoat, which he proceeded to throw off, and then circumambulated the center of the city as a magical operation of some sort, earning himself criminal arrest and a stay in a mental institution.


Book ratings by Goodreads. Unus in Omnibus”One in All,” as an A. Aspirants were provided with typescript lectures “sutras” on metaphysical topics, using idiosyncratic terms like “integrality” and “partitivity. This page was last modified Many of those who left the Theosophical Society for the U.

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This is a rare and valuable book, both for its insight and circumstances. Jones took the Magister Templi obligation i. The true aims of the U.

The news came as a profound revelation to Crowley. Looking for beautiful books? Inspired by the fifth point of the Task of a Zelator in the A.

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. InJones joined the “Universal Brotherhood” U.

He was released after three days. Kowal told Martin Starr that its purpose was “to make men think. Not logged in Log in Help.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. InJones himself became a Roman Catholic, undergoing baptism and confirmation into the laity of that church. Cahad details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x 16mm Smith, among others, of acting as a front for Roman Catholic infiltration of occult groups; and by former member Paul Foster Case of being inspired by the Bavarian Illuminati.

As Crowley became aware of the involvement of his followers, he likewise denounced the U. Retrieved from ” http: He also became an O. When Fuller later withdrew from the A.

Charles Stansfeld Jones

Jones was succeeded as Mahaguru by John P. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Lon Milo DuQuette has been involved with occult studies since the late 60s, and has become an acknowledged and widely recognized authority within the world of modern occultism.


His magical attainment remains both an inspiration and warning as some saw him as an Adept, beyond their understanding, while others thought him mad, or stuck in the Abyss. Having been recruited through The Equinox inJones was the twentieth person to join Crowley’s A. He was imprisoned on suspicion of being a draft dodger who was pretending to be insane.

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. True understanding of the Qabalah and its benefit in magical practice is clearly described, and the information contained is both practical and revelatory. Jones continued his work under Crowley in the Outer Order of A.

On his admission to the Ninth Degree, Jones took the magical name Parzival. This story, which Grant may have had directly from Crowley, is in all likelihood a confusion of the incident with the “insanity” of Jones’ baptism and confirmation in the Roman Catholic Church. The circumstances surrounding it–Frater Achad’s falling out with Crowley and eventual descent into apparent insanity–prove a valuable lesson and warning for individual seekers and those associated with established mystery schools.

He is the author of many other books and articles.