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Term: Gnostic Mass

The primary religious rite of the Thelemic religion.
SOURCE:  Donald Michael Kraig
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The Gnostic Mass was written by Aleister Crowley while he was in Moscow in the year 1913. He had just been appointed the head of the British section of the O.T.O. He claimed that he was influenced by the Liturgy of St. Basil of the Russian Church. He also claims that it was edited from "Ancient ...