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An archive of the much loved chaosmatrix.org files and links.

What is Chaos Magick?

* An Old Point That Bears Repeating, One of the most insightful and concise explanations of chaos magic to date
* Chaos, Chaos is the field which underlies all things
* Chaos Magick, Ray Sherwin’s take on chaos, magickal groups, and teaching chaos
* Chaos Magick and Morality, Uncle Chuckie’s take on morality in Chaos Magick
* Chaos Magick and Punk Rock, The rise and fall of chaos magick analogized to the rise and fall of punk rock
* Chaos vs. Eclectic Magick, An excellent short explanation of Chaos Magick and Eclectic Magick
* Crisis Magicians, Orders, Disorders, Lynx, and Lone Wolves, Insight into Orders and Disorders, and the people in them
* Defining Chaos, Mark Chao’s classic essay, a must-read for all chaotes
* Fireclown’s Basic Booklist, A dated but good short review and recommendation of critical Chaos Magick texts
* The Fluid Continuum –or– What the F***’s an Egregore?, The relationship between sigils, servitors, egregores, and godforms and their logical progression
* Go Underground and be a Chaos Magician, An excerpt from “The Exorcist of Revolution”
* An Introduction to Chaos Magick, A truly awful early chaos magick text about wicca, satanism, ceremonial magick, and chaos magick
* Intuitive Magic, Peek behind the curtain�
* Is it Real?, Is magick real? And the obvious answer is�
* Kaos and Order, The difference between Kaos and chaos, according to Persona Navitae 353
* Learning to become a worse chaote, The nine steps to becoming an “I wanna be a black-magick-A.C.-amoral-psychopath” sort of chaos mage
* Liber CCC, Chaos, Carroll, and Crowley—Fran Nowve’s insights into their relationship
* Models of Magick, The five models of magick with explanations: Spirit model, Energy model, Psychological model, Information model, and Meta model.
* New Age or Chaos Magick, An excellent examination of the New Age paradigm in contract to Chaos Magick
* Obituary for the Chaos Current, Stephen Sennitt’s premature announcement of the death of chaos magick
* Oven-Ready Chaos, Originally the “Condensed Chaos” chapbook that was the precursor to the book of the same name
* Philosophical and Practical Objections to Heirarchical Structures in Magick, Ray Sherwin’s objection to heirarchy, plublished when the IOT pact structure was instituted
* The Vortex Rite, The Swiss-Army Knife of magickal spells
* What is the Eschaton?, Clearing up common questions about the eschaton and its immanence
* The Wishing Well, Releasing the Butterfly of Chaos
* Why Chaotes are Such Assholes, Insight into why chaotes are perceived negatively

Rituals, Workings, Spells, and Techniques

* Thee Awful Invokation of Tzeentch, An invocation of the Changer Of The Ways, Lord Of Fortune And Intrigue, Master Of All Like Things Whether Petty Or Profound
* Azathoth/Mainframe Rite, The Azathoth/Mainframe Rite. No more need be said.
* The Barbarous Tongue Generation Rite, A ritual to channel new Ouranian Barbaric words
* Beyond The Wall Of Sleep Rite, Learning and attaining strong states of Gnosis
* Blinding the Red Eye, To conceal a subject from those who would cause harm
* Channelling Ouranian, Creating new Ouranian Barbaric words with Scrabble tiles
* Chaos Excursion, A chaos elemental working of the disk (earth)
* Chaos Monasticism, A chaos elemental working of the staff (fire)
* The Chaos Trophy, A chaos elemental working of the egg (spirit)
* Creating a Shoggoth, Creating your own shoggoth/tulpa
* Cthulhu Ftagn!, A dream ritual with the intent to come into contact with Creath Cthulhu
* Dark Matter at Hand, For understanding the dark matter of the mind
* Demon Square, A protective magickal device for those who feel uncomfortable with conventional methods
* DNA Scry, An exercise in genetic magick
* Dream Recall Exercise, A method to increase your dream recall abilities
* The Eucharista of Chaos, A chaos elemental working of the cup (water)
* Evocation of the Dark One, A dark, spooky, gothic incantation
* Fotamecus Empowerment Rite, The ritual that empowered Fotamecus to the point of egregore-hood
* Gnostic Pentagram Ritual, A basic banishing ritual from Peter Carroll
* The Gnostic Thunderbolt, A basic chaos magick banishing ritual
* Group Energy Projection Exercise, Basic exercises in visualization and energy projection for groups
* The Jihad of Chaos, A chaos elemental working of the sword (air)
* Liber Aeldor, When D&D Characters meet Chaos Magick
* The Mass of Chaos “H”, A short ritual to ground out after a heavy session by invoking humor
* The Mass of Choronzon, An Invocation of the personal ego or false Holy Guardian Angel, for the purpose of casting ones entire will as an Enchantment upon reality.
* Milosh’s Triangular Veins Ward, A strong ward to anchor on firm objects like doors and chests
* The Nemesis Conjuration, Confronting your personal nemesis to understand problem areas of the psyche
* The Oracle of Chaos, A chaos elemental working of the cup (water)
* The Ouranos Rite, A basic invocation of Ouranos (Uranus)
* Portal Passing, A locksmithing ritual
* A Quick Guide to Lucid Dreaming, Learn to lucid dream within 30 days through habit-formation
* The Rite of Communion of Cthulhu, Invoking Cthulhu for the purposes of Communion
* The Rite of Televangelical Gnosis, Attaining vacuity and sigil-transmission utilizing television evangelists
* The Rite of Transmutational Sorcery, Causing changes in perception using the aestheticism of the Mythos of the Dark Gods
* The Rites of Cyberspace, Working with XaTuring, Lord of Computing
* The Sending of Eight, A multi-purpose chaostar ritual that requires eight people
* Signal Working, Manifestation through subliminal promulgation
* Skullfuck: An Exercise in Dream Recall, Dream recall aided by sexual gnosis and visualization
* Strength Spell, A ritual to make yourself stronger
* Summoning: Nuclear Elemental, Why limit yourself to the basic elements when you can summon a Nuclear Elemental?
* Time Consumption -or- Yet Another Fotamecus Rite, Drawing the power of Fotamecus into yourself through kitchen magick
* Undine Evocation, to create or draw an undine from water and send it off into the Digital Aethyr
* The Vortex Rite, The Swiss-Army Knife of magickal spells
* The Wishing Well, Releasing the Butterfly of Chaos

Sigils, Servitors, Egregores, and Godforms

* Acoustic Sigils, A method for making musical or acoustic sigils
* Action Sigils, Ray Sherwin’s method for sigilisation
* Apikorsus, An essay on the diverse practices of Chaos Magick
* Austin Osman Spare and his Theory of Sigils, Frater U:.D:. demonstrates Austin Spare’s methods of sigilisation
* Baphomet Dual Sigil Rave Invocation, Hurling invocations between two participants
* The Book of Pleasure (Self Love) — The Psychology of Ecstasy, Spare’s Magick— sigils, the alphabet of desire, and more
* Demons in the ‘Net, An explanation of the famed 1994 TIAMAT working to banish demons from the internet—and the demons’ retaliation
* Don’t Blame Me—Blame My Servitor, A history of the creation and evolution of the Fotamecus Time Manipulation Spirit
* Egregore, Notes on the role of the historical egregore in modern magick
* Egregore Definition Compilation, A compilation of various definitions of an egregore
* Fireclown’s Sigilization Basics for the Confused, Sigils got you confused? Sort it out with this short essay.
* The Fluid Continuum –or– What the F***’s an Egregore?, The relationship between sigils, servitors, egregores, and godforms and their logical progression
* Fotamecus Empowerment Rite, The ritual that empowered Fotamecus to the point of egregore-hood
* Fotamecus: Viral Time Compression/Expansion Servitor, The original Fotamecus Time Manipulation essay
* The Living Servitor, How to take care of your servitors
* Oven-Ready Chaos, Originally the “Condensed Chaos” chapbook that was the precursor to the book of the same name
* The Santa Egregore, Contrary to popular belief, Santa Claus is quite real…
* Servitor Creation: A Contemporary Approach, Fleshing out and empowering a skeletal sigil to create a servitor
* Sigils, Servitors, and Godforms, Part I: Sigils, Part I (sigils) of Marik’s insightful essay
* Sigils, Servitors, and Godforms, Part II: Servitors, Part II (servitors) of Marik’s insightful essay
* Smuggling Sigils Across, Casting sigils for clients
* Time Consumption -or- Yet Another Fotamecus Rite, Drawing the power of Fotamecus into yourself through kitchen magick
* A Z(cluster) Servitor Thread, An early z-list thread about servitors

Gnosis

* Apikorsus, An essay on the diverse practices of Chaos Magick
* Blackout and Sigils, An explanation of the Death Posture
* Chaos Magick Review: Liber Null and Psychonaut, More excerpts from Peter Carroll’s works
* Testing� In Color!, A short missive about gnosis
* An Essay on the Experience of Gnosis, The experience of gnosis by exhaustion
* What is Gnosis?, Tzimon’s short definition and explanation of gnosis

Austin Osman Spare (writing and art)

* Aida, An essay about Spare’s 1954 painting “Aida”
* The Anathema of Zos: The Sermon of the Hypocrite, by Austin Osman Spare
* Austin Osman Spare’s Obituary, by Kenneth Grant
* Austin Osman Spare on Science and Money, Excerpts from Spare’s essay “Mind to Mind and How”
* Austin Osman Spare and his Theory of Sigils, by Frater U.D.
* Austin Osman Spare and the Zos Kia Cultus, by Kenneth Grant
* Blackout and Gnosis, on gnosis and A.O. Spare’s Death Posture
* The Book of Pleasure (Self Love) — The Psychology of Ecstasy, by Austin Osman Spare
* Caduceus Books A.O. Spare Listings, A February 2000 Catalog of some of Spare’s sketches, with images
* The Focus of Life, by Austin Osman Spare
* Interpreting Zos Kia Cultus, by The Sinister Minister
* The Sorceries of Zos, by Kenneth Grant
* Spare as Tantrika, Possible connections between Spare’s magick and Tantra
* A Painting of Austin Osman Spare
* CoupleWatercolor, pen and ink
* Green LadyWatercolor, 1933
* Magical StelePen and ink, 1955
* Self-PortraitOil on wood, 1911
* Night FantasiaWatercolor, pen and ink
* Dressing the Wounded During a Gas AttackPastel
* TotemWatercolor, 1953

Cthulhu/Necronomicon

* The Aeon of Cthulhu Rising, The truth about the New Aeon that is upon us
* Azathoth/Mainframe Rite, The Azathoth/Mainframe Rite. No more need be said.
* The Book of the Key, A text regarding Zin
* Calling Cthulhu: H.P. Lovecraft’s Magick Realism, Examining H.P. Lovecraft and the influence that his writings have had
* Creating a Shoggoth, Creating your own shoggoth/tulpa
* Comments on the Necronomicon, An excerpt from “Babyloniana”
* Cthulhu Ftagn!, A dream ritual with the intent to come into contact with Creath Cthulhu
* Cthulhu Look and Feel Suit, The Elder Attorneys file suit against Microsoft
* Cthulhu Song, To the tune of “Camptown Races”
* Cthulhu Madness, The true power behind Lovecraftian Magick
* Cthulhu for Morons, An ad for the latest Cthulhu book
* Cthulhu Rap, A wonderfully hilarious rap about Cthulhu
* Elder Seal 1, A web graphic of the Elder Seal—Use it to protect your website!
* Elder Seal 2, Another web graphic of the Elder Seal—Use it to protect your website!
* From the Arkham Advertiser Editorial Pages, The Editor of the Arkham Advertiser responds to a letter questioning the existence of Cthulhu
* Interdimensional Warfare?, Some look to the Necronomicon for answers to alien abductions!!!
* Jumbo Shrimp, Military Intelligence, Cthulhu Wicca, Is Cthulhu Wicca a joke or not?
* Kathulu Majik, The Cthulonic pantheon viewed as agents of balance
* The Necronomicon, Yet another version of the fabled tome, this one from an early BBS
* Neophilic Irreligions, A Master’s Thesis on the topic of Discordianism, The Church of the Subgeius, and Cthulhu Cults
* The Rite of Communion of Cthulhu, Invoking Cthulhu for the purposes of Communion
* The Rite of Transmutational Sorcery, Causing changes in perception using the aestheticism of the Mythos of the Dark Gods
* There Ain’t No Necronomicon!, A song about the non-existence of the dreaded tome
* What are the Elder Gods?, Just in case you didn’t already know

Ouranian Barbaric

* The Barbarous Tongue Generation Rite, A ritual to channel new Ouranian Barbaric words
* Cajegne Tajeed, A Ouranian Barbaric Christmas carol sung to the tune of “Silent Night”
* Channeling Ouranian, Creating new Ouranian Barbaric words with Scrabble tiles
* The Ouranian Barbaric Dictionary, The definitive Ouranian Barbaric dictionary with all the latest updates
* Ouranian Barbaric FAQ 3.0, Questions and Answers about Ouranian Barbaric, the proprietary language of chaos magicians
* Ouranian Barbaric and the Use of Barbarous Tongues, An examination of various topics about the Ouranian Barbaric language
* The Ouranos Rite, A basic invocation of Ouranos (Uranus)

Chaos Science

* Chaos, Chaos Theory and Chaos Science
* Chaos Theory: A Brief Introduction, containing info on strange attractors, sensitive dependence, and the history of chaos
* Finding Order in Chaos, a paper on chaos and complexity theory, info on fractals
* Fractal FAQ, from sci.fractals, More than you ever wanted to know about fractals
* The Nonlinear Science FAQ, A huge file of information relevent to chaos science
* Thriving in Chaos, Notes from a class in chaos theory
* The Wishing Well, Releasing the Butterfly of Chaos

Temple of Psychick Youth (TOPY)

* Anger Rising, Interview of Kenneth Anger
* Balance ov Control, How to escape thee inferno ov thee normal whilst remaining ordinary
* Bridge Magick, Using bridges as possible places of power for magick
* Greybook, An introduction to the Temple ov Psychick Youth
* Magick, How gnosis is accessibly to everyone, not just adepts
* Music, Magic, & Media Mischief, The Gnosis interview with Genesis P-Orridge
* Three stories ov thee Coyote, Native american tales about Coyote
* Topy Transmission 0, Topy Online Transmission
* Topy Transmission I, Topy Online Transmission
* Topy Transmission 0.75, Topy Online Transmission
* Topy Transmission 1.00, Topy Online Transmission
* Topy Transmission 1.01, Topy Online Transmission
* Topy Transmission 1.02, Topy Online Transmission
* Topy Transmission 1.03, Topy Online Transmission
* Topy Transmission 1.04, Topy Online Transmission
* Topy Transmission 1.05, Topy Online Transmission
* Topy Transmission 1.06, Topy Online Transmission
* Topy Transmission 1.07, Topy Online Transmission
* Topy Transmission 1.09, Topy Online Transmission
* Topy Transmission 4.01, Topy Online Transmission
* Topy Transmission 4.02, Topy Online Transmission

Peter Carroll/IOT

* Chaoism and Chaos Magick: A Personal View, Peter Carroll’s personal views on what chaos magick is
* Chaos Magick Review: Liber Null and Psychonaut, More excerpts from Peter Carroll’s works
* Formation of IOT Notice, The first notice of IOT formation
* Ice Magick Wars, Some insight into the war involving Helmut, Carroll, and U:.D:.
* Liber CCC, Chaos, Carroll, and Crowley—Fran Nowve’s insights into their relationship
* Liber KKK, A systematic training program in Evocation, Divination, Enchantment, Invocation and Illumination
* Liber MMM, Basic exercises in magick, for anyone who wants to learn the arts
* Liber Pactionis, The structure of the IOT Pact
* The Magick of Chaos, Carroll rants about chaos, Crowley, science, religion, antinomianism, and Scientist Magicians
* The Magus, Carroll rants about the different types of Magus one might find
* Miscellaneous Excerpts from Peter Carroll’s Works, Excerpts from Peter Carroll’s works
* The Pact (IOT) – The Story So Far, The creation of the IOT as told by Peter Carroll
* Paradigm Shifts and Aeonics, The Transcendental, Materialist, and Magickal paradigms compared and contrasted.
* Principia Chaotica: Chaos Magic for the Pandaemonaeon, Carroll ranting on belief and chaos
* Psybercrap, A short jibe at Peter Carroll’s book “Psybermagick”
* The Psycho-Historic Mechanism of the Aeons, Carroll’s theory of aeonics and aeonic currents
* Rituals and Spell Objectives and Design in Eight Magicks, Carroll’s eight-color theory of magick based on the chaos-star and Terry Pratchett
* Sleight of Mind, Peter Carroll’s Sleight of Mind techniques
* Where do we go from here?, Trying to second-guess occult revivals

Frater U:.D:.

* Austin Osman Spare and his Theory of Sigils, by Frater U.D.
* Egregore, Notes on the role of the historical egregore in modern magick
* Ice Magic, an initial view, A look at Ice Magick and an introduction to a larger book
* Ice Magick Wars, Some insight into the war involving Helmut, Carroll, and U:.D:.
* Letter From Germany No. 1, A look at German Occultism
* Letter From Germany No. 2, A further look at German Occultism
* Models of Magick, The five models of magick with explanations: Spirit model, Energy model, Psychological model, Information model, and Meta model.

Discordianism

* Apikorsus, An essay on the diverse practices of Chaos Magick
* The Apocrypha Discordia, A companion volume to the Principia.
* Butt Prints in the Sand, “One night I had a wondrous dream…”
* Defining Fnords, What are fnords, anyway?
* Discordian Date PERL File, For calculating discordian dates, holydays, etc.
* Discordian Futhark, Consisting of, or course, just five runes
* Erisian Fiction, A piece of Erisian fiction. Suitably Discordian, hard to explain
* In Praise of Trinity, A discordian-inspired theorem that 3 is the most magnificent of all numbers
* Neophilic Irreligions, A Master’s Thesis on the topic of Discordianism, The Church of the Subgeius, and Cthulhu Cults
* Oven-Ready Chaos, Originally the “Condensed Chaos” chapbook that was the precursor to the book of the same name
* The Principia Discordia, The bible of discordianism.
* The Stupid Book, A channelled text from Eris

Chaos Magick Miscellany

* Absurd Speculations, The absurd speculations that give chaos magicians a bad name
* Aetherics, Max K’s perspectives on aetherics
* Aetherics Discussion on Damascus MUSH, Log file of a long discussion about aetherics and its use in magick
* Anti-Banishing, What constitutes a banishing ritual, anyway?
* Aspects of Chaosophy, Notes on Chaosophy from a member of the Moorish Orthodox Church
* Baphomet, One magician’s perspective on working with this deity
* Basic Instructions In Self-hypnosis, Inducing self-hypnotic states for use in magick
* Cacodemonic Copulations, Conjuring and creating a demon lover for use in magick
* Cajegne Tajeed, A Ouranian Barbaric christmas carol to the tune of “Silent Night”
* Carousels and Chaos Magick and Manifestation of Magick, An experiential writing about a symbolic dream
* Chaos and Mr. E — Don Webb Interviews Edred Thorsson, Edred Thorsson talks about Seidhr (seething), Ginnung, Chaos, Galdr, and more
* Chaos Bells, “Jingle Bells” for the chaotically-minded
* Chaos Lawyers, If lawyers wrote magick spells
* Chaos vs. Thelema?, On the differences between Chaos Magick and Thelema
* Comments on Ray Sherwin’s Observations on Heirarchy in Majikal Practice, Martin Knutsen’s comments on Sherwin’s “Philosophical and Practical Objections to Heirarchical Structures in Magick”
* Counting Coup: Magical Combat for Fun and Training, A good way for magicians to get experience at a rarely taught magickal practice
* Crazy Chaos Surfer finds Personal Magickal Path, Thoughts on the discovery and pursuit of a personal path of magickal development
* Cross the Abyss?, There is no such thing as the Abyss, and crossing it was wondrous
* The Demiorgeous, Blind Idiot God, The gnostics and the tetragrammaton
* Dreaming Across Time, Parallel selves, dreaming, and creative derangement
* On Dreamscaping, An experimental guide to the programming and control of dreams
* Enlightenment As Everyday Life, Finding enlightenment as an intrinsic element of life instead of a transcendent one
* Ersatz Reality, A short rant about the nature of reality
* Exactly What Constitutes a Magickal Link?, Creating and using magickal links to affect things such as corporations
* Farewell to Burroughs, A fellow pact-member bids farewell to WSB
* Gematria of Nothing, An English Gematria that has become popular among several chaotes
* The Great Little Seafood Place of the Beast, Is Aleister Crowley alive and well in Valley, Alabama?
* Howling, Exploring the personal demons of the psyche
* Imagination, Beliefs, and “Rightness”, Making distinctions, and recognizing value judgements
* Interpretation of Psychic Episodes, Exercising skepticism before jumping to psychic ability as a conclusion
* Into Thee Vortex, Kaos Magick—yet another perspective.
* K-Balls Explained, Chaotic irreverence for qabala
* Kaos Kabbalah, Qabala from a chaos-inspired mind
* Kaos Klub, Learning chaos magick to impress high school friends
* Kaos Majik Journal (Spring 1999), Kaos Majik Journal, Spring 1999
* Kinesthetic Magick, Body sensations and their use in magick
* King of the Castle: Magical Orders and Internal Schisms, Working with magickal groups
* Kiss the Sky! A Tantric Text on Channeling Babalon, Tantric Magick and the Babalon current
* Magick and Murder, Historic Legal Precedents for Magick and Murder
* Magickal Links: How To Attack a Corporate Entity, Creating sufficient links to perform magick on a target
* Musings on Modern Economics, The Church of Economics viewed with a hermetic twist
* Naked Lunch’ novelist William S. Burroughs, dead at 83, The AP press release about WSB’s death
* Neophilic Irreligions, A Master’s Thesis on the topic of Discordianism, The Church of the Subgeius, and Cthulhu Cults
* Nothing Rant, Seek your desire and be damned
* Occam’s Brillo Pad, Empirical data, speculation, and Occam’s Brillo Pad
* Order and Chaos Essay, A piece of socratic logic regarding order and chaos
* Pandaemonaeon, Information, and Social Structures, An examination of the pandaeomonaeon
* Pandaemonaeon Magicks, Various items extracted from Phil Hine’s “Prime Chaos”
* Parsons and Majestic-12, Jack Parsons, L. Ron Hubbard, Crowley, Majestic-12, the OTO, Scientology, Holes in space-time, Aliens, Naval Intelligentsia, and the Immanentization of the Eschaton—it’s all a conspiracy!
* Possession, Causing and utilizing states of possession in magick
* Perceiving Energy, Insights into linguistic limitations of perception
* The Power of Mediocrity, Why the mundane man will always overpower the magickal man
* Practical Applications of the Chaosphere, Different neat things to do with a chaosphere
* The Problem with Magick Books, What gets recycled in most books about magick
* Rhaven’s Alphabet, An example of a self-created magickal alphabet for personal use
* Satan Scare, What happens when good kids (whether satanist or chaote) try to be bad and evil
* Sensible Perspectives on Egolessness, Excerpt from Ken Wilber’s “One Taste” about what “transcending” the ego really means
* Sex, but�not, A few simple tantric exercises
* A Short Note About Crossing The Abyss, The Abyss and Fear
* Sigil Structures, The Ka/OS approach to magick
* Skepticism, A Skeptical approach to magick as the necessary beginning to prove to yourself that magick is real.
* Source of “Immanentize the Eschaton”, Insight into the source and meaning of the chaos magick catch-phrase “Immanentize the Eschaton”
* Supradimensionality, Attempting to understand and visualize greater physical dimensions
* Surreal Games, Surrealist games to spice up that next meeting of your magickal group
* Things You Don’t Want to Hear a Chaos Magician Say, But you’ve probably heard them anyway
* Three Opinions Regarding the Abyss, Hickory, Dickory, and Dock offer their opinions
* Tools as Crutches, Discarding ritual tools to get at the “whole” truth
* Training, One magicians perspective on training in magick
* Questions and Answers on the Z(cluster), A few questions are answered about the Z(cluster)
* A Quick Guide to Lucid Dreaming, Learn to lucid dream within 30 days through habit-formation
* What is Satanism?, Clearing up all the common misconceptions
* Yes/No/I-Don’t-Know: Simultaneous Belief, Seeing all sides and keeping a level head in every situation
* A Young Man’s View of Chaos Magick in the Early 90’s, Looking back at an entry into chaos magick
* Z-Chronicles 1.1, The first publication of the Z(cluster)
* Z-Chronicles 2.1, The second publication of the Z(cluster)
* Zen Werewolf’s Tarot, A personally created tarot based on personal symbology
* ZMA Lectures, A lecture about magick given at the College Invisible