So, I have a question about Liber Jugorum. I’m interested in the disciplines it recommends, but I’m skeptical about the actual technique. Namely. O. 0. Behold the Yoke upon the neck of the Oxen! Is it not thereby that the Field shall be ploughed? The Yoke is heavy but joineth together them. Behold the Yoke upon the neck of the. Oxen! Is it not thereby that the Field shall be ploughed? The Yoke is heavy, but joineth together them that are separate.
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In the second, you’ll avoid using a certain language.
My own standards set for myself when doing a communication exercise, be it Jugorum or Jugorum-based, is that people who are not aware of the exercise going on, would not notice anything being different from normal. The mind is the most important tool of the Mage, so training it shouldn’t be considered of minor importance.
Let B be a bloodless and ascetic thinker, occupied with business and family cares, an eater of meat, and a keen progressive politician.
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I believe that this practice has helped me out a lot though. Man, rule thy Speech! It would be extremely foolish to use Jugorum to overcome unwanted behavior, since punishment would promote even more the behavior, and strengthen the sin complex.
With each of these, you will not simply miss the word to avoid, you’ll work your way around it. The created personalities should be distinct, with the main features being connected to the basic needs of life.
In the first form of this exercise, you’ll avoid a word you commonly use, for example “and”, “but” or “the”. The Ox is Thought. The rubber band will leave red makrs, but they are hard or even impossible vvel count. When you sit down, you’ll adjust yourself to your favourite position. The trick is to automate ones focus so that one does not act, speak, or think unless it is in accordance with ones stated will, and not remove unwanted items of them.
#Liber III vel Jugorum
Ox, Thoughts Rule thy Thought! Read about it here: Anybody got any info regarding the symbolisim on which I was inquiring? November 4, at 3: Generally speaking, you’ll just return to your normal language usage after the jugorjm.
Each of the exercises last a week minimum and in addition to the exercises given in Liber III, Crowley advices you to make up your own exercises. I would recommend the exercise regardless of Grant. Perhaps Jugorum works well for certain people, but based on my own personal constitution, I think it could have unintended side-effects. I have done Liber Jugorum a bunch of times every now and than.
Liber III vel Jugorum
Nothing shall be said here of Cerberus, the great Beast of Hell that is every one of these and all of these, even as Athanasius hath foreshadowed. Going around the target should happen skillfully enough to not draw any attention towards itself. An interesting comment on this practice by Kenneth Grant: The paradox is created by completely avoiding thinking about something, but still being aware of it. The Middle Pillar exercise has fel to do with cutting yourself or cultivating discipline, per se.
Each may last for a week or more.
January 14, at 8: In other words, a substantial guilt-complex is engendered. The Horse is Action.
Furthermore, this versatile exercise can be used to pulling oneself back jii when practicing has turned sloppy and to stop a working that has started to pall on you or is going badly, in order to study possible reasons for things not going the way they are expected to go.
The goal of Jugorum however is to cultivate discipline in action, thought, speech etc. I hope this helps clarify for some. Tools of Control Earlier on, I mentioned the punishment you get from slipping.