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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InJones joined the “Universal Brotherhood” U. Organizational titles and pseudonyms in the U. This page was last modified Not logged in Log in Help. He is the author of many other books and articles. InJones was superintending about 70 members of U.
Qbl : Being a Qabalistic Treatise on the Nature and Use of the Tree of Life
Qabalists Thelemites Writers A. 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.
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acyad In late Jones was arrested in a Vancouver hotel, where he had been behaving erratically. He was imprisoned on suspicion of being a draft dodger who was pretending to be insane.
Jones’ motto as a Probationer was Vnvs in Omnibvs V. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x 16mm This is a rare and valuable book, both for its insight and circumstances. Charles Stansfeld Jones was an early aspirant to A. The true aims of the U. In the world frayer the Qabalah, Frater Achad revealed revolutionary new principles that caused students of the Qabalah to reexamine and thus deepen their knowledge of the Tree of Life.
The result was the first operation of Mysteria Mystica Maxima degrees in North America, and the founding of British Columbia Lodge 1, where the original founders of Agape Lodge were first initiated.
Many of his writings remained unpublished on his death. 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.
Many of those who left the Theosophical Society for the U. Jones was succeeded as Mahaguru by John P. The news came as a profound revelation to Crowley.
Smithwho was at that time his subordinate in both the U.
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.
InJones himself became a Roman Catholic, undergoing baptism and confirmation into the laity of that church. You can help Thelemapedia by adding to it http: Nine months earlier he had been involved in a set of sex-magical operations with Sr.
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After two of his pieces had been published in Crowley’s journal The EquinoxJones self-published his book Q. About Frater Achad Charles Stansfield Jones, also known as Frater Achad, was at one time designated to be Aleister Achhad magical heir when Achad’s magical advancement coincided with Crowley’s search for a successor. Jones continued his work under Crowley in the Outer Order of A. He worked under a variety of mottos and fraterr, including V.
Inspired by the fifth point of the Task of a Zelator in the A. 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. Having been recruited through The Equinox inJones was the twentieth person to join Crowley’s A.
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.
Charles Stansfeld Jones
Jones took the Magister Templi obligation i. 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. Crowley and Jones soon came to disagreement about the management of Order funds, Jones resigned from O.