The Book of the Law

The Book of the Law, also called Liber AL vel Legis, sub figura CCXX, is the founding holy book of Thelema. An online copy is available at It is broken into three sections, the first about the goddess Nuit, the second about the god Hadit, and the third about a warlike god named Ra-Hoor-Kuit. In it, the meaning of the Law of Thelema is examined and much of the writing is cryptic, and is oriented toward generating imagery designd to help the Thelemite reach his or her own understanding of Thelema.