“lapis lazuli & jasper are there”

Chapter 1, line 51 of Liber AL vel Legis reads:

“There are four gates to one palace; the floor of that palace is of silver and gold; lapis lazuli & jasper are there”

The Wall Street Journal recently ran an article about renewed interest in one of the precious materials mentioned in this line, namely lapis lazuli. The piece notes:

Lapis is a material so ancient that its name simply means “stone.” In antiquity, lapis was the most valuable gemstone of all, prized for its scarcity as much as its looks.”

Read the entire article here:




(pictured is a chunk of Chilean lapis lazuli, given to us as a gift by Frater Alexis, Body Master of Perdurabo Oasis, Valley of Santiago)



Frater Lux Ad Mundi

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