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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The Best Books of InJones joined the “Universal Brotherhood” U. Note that–vows of obedience notwithstanding–service to a superior is not part of the A. On his admission to the Ninth Degree, Jones took the magical name Parzival. He also became an O. Qabalists Thelemites Writers A. InJones was superintending about 70 members of U. Jones continued to hold that office, apparently until his death. In late Jones was arrested in schad Vancouver hotel, where he had been behaving erratically.

Thelemapedia: The Encyclopedia of Thelema & Magick | Charles Stansfeld Jones

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Annie Besant, as head of the Theosophical Societystrictly forbade cross-membership in the U. Jones was not given the Ninth Degree until he demonstrated a knowledge of the Supreme Secret of the Sovereign Sanctuary of the Gnosis in correspondence with Crowley. Crowley noted the nine-month interval and concluded that Jones’ “birth” as a “Babe of the Abyss” qualified him as the “magical child” of Crowley and Hilarion.


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.

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Frater Achad (Author of Q.B.L.)

He is the author of many other books and articles. Jones’ organizing interests were never fired by O. Crowley and Jones soon came to disagreement about the management of Order funds, Jones resigned from O. When Fuller later withdrew from the A. Aspirants were provided with typescript lectures “sutras” on metaphysical topics, using idiosyncratic terms like “integrality” and “partitivity. This page was last modified The result was the first operation of Mysteria Mystica Maxima degrees in North America, and the founding of British Columbia Lodge 1, where the frwter founders of Agape Lodge were first initiated.

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At roughly the same time, he succeeded to the U. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x 16mm Kowal told Martin Starr that its purpose was “to make men think.


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Looking for beautiful books? This group had been actively recruiting among Theosophists for a decade or more, and Jones was one of a number of prominent Thelemites who eventually joined. Jones’ motto as a Frarer was Vnvs in Omnibvs V. Ordo Templi Orientis This article is incomplete.

Charles Stansfeld Jones

Inspired by the fifth point of the Task of a Zelator in the A. Having been recruited through The Equinox inJones was the twentieth person to join Crowley’s A.

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.

This page has been accessed times. He welcomed Jones to the Third Order, and declared him to be his “beloved son.

After two of his pieces had been published in Crowley’s journal The EquinoxJones self-published his book Q.