The river-bed near Bou Sâada.
December 4, 1909. 2.10 - 3.45 p.m.
 ZIM = Leo, Sagittarius, Aquarius. See, in the Aethyr, the solar symbolism of the opening (Leo), the transmutation of the middle (Sagittarius), and the Saturnian ending (Aquarius).
 This is a parable of the illusion of matter, whose vast horror is destroyed by the moving of the wings of initiation.
 Rather like the Alhambra.
 There is here a memory picture of the Alhambra; or something like it.
 The Great Sea of Binah — darkness.
 N (נ) = Nun, the fish (dolphin); E (ה) = Aries, the ram; M (מ) = Atu XII — the Hanged Man; O = ע, the goat, Capricornus. These are the letters comprising NEMO.
 910 = Rasheeth (רשית) = Beginning. These attributions explain the nature of NEMO, the Master of the Temple.
 Every Magister Templi has a Work to do for the world.
 All this is to instruct the Magister Templi in his duties.
 The South Seas.
 The Sahara.
 The Highlands of Scotland.
 A certain secret house of the Great White Brotherhood. Yews, and certain other trees, as Persian Nuts, are used to indicate to passing initiates that they have there a resting place.
 Now follow further instructions to the Master of the Temple, how he is to do his work.
 Otherwise: "Art for art's sake".
 This certainly happened.
 The seer enquires into the objectivity of the vision. These doubts arose in his mind because of the memory pictures in the earlier paragraphs.
 D.D.S. was the magical name of George Cecil Jones who first introduced Crowley to the Order and remained a close friend and colleague for many important years. (He is not to be confused with Charles Stanfield Jones, Frater Achad, who came on the scene many years afterwards.)
 Conferred December 1906 e.v., after the Burma-China walk. (See The Eye in the Triangle for a fairly full description of this significant episode.)
 O.M. (one of the many magical names adopted by Crowley for the grade of 7° = 4□) refused for three years to take the grade of 8° = 3□ after it was offered him. He thought it almost presumptuous, taking it now.
 Giving suck to babe held in left arm.