The Way.
 Lam is the Tibetan word for Way or Path, and Lama is He who Goeth,
 the specific title of the Gods of Egypt, the Treader of the Path, 
in Buddhistic phraseology. Its numerical value is 71, the number of
 this book
~ Aleister Crowley , "Liber LXXI"

This subject contains information from the Mythos Adjacent Works, and while share similar themes and features of the Mythos are not based on his work, or generally considered a part of the Mythos proper. This subject contains information from the Expanded Cthulhu Mythos, and not based on H.P. Lovecraft's works directly. Lam[1] is an alien entity, similar to Grey aliens, dwelling in the dark side of the planet Mars.[2]

It is an extraterrestrial intelligence which the occultist Aleister Crowley came into contact with in 1919.[1]

He is the Lama of Lêng.[3]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Behind the Mythos[edit | edit source]

The RPG Malleus Monstrorum supplement linked this occult entity to the Cthulhu Mythos. It is debatable wether or not Grant's occult works count as narrative sources.

In BBC Radio 4's adaptation of The Whisperer in Darkness, Lam is identified as being an avatar of Nyarlathotep. [4]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Magical Revival, Kenneth Grant Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name ":0" defined multiple times with different content
  2. Malleurs Monstrorum (RPG)
  3. Hecate's Fountain, Kenneth Grant
  4. [1]
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