About the OSOGD

Welcome to the website of
the Open Source Order of the Golden Dawn

We are a community of magickal practitioners, mostly of Pagan background, who have gathered to work the Golden Dawn System.

Since most of the original order’s material is published, and the world is very different from what it was at the start of the 20th century, we don’t operate in secrecy or keep secrets save what is needed for confidentiality or security.

We invite you to:

In the sense of making it more prevalent, our primary goal is to normalize Adeptship. Would you like to help?

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The Manifesto of the Open Source Order of the Golden Dawn

Issued 23 September 2002 CE “Abrogate are all rituals, all ordeals, all words and signs. Ra-Hoor-Khuit hath taken his seat in the East at the Equinox of the Gods.” As Western Civilization enters a new Aeon, so must its esoteric traditions. Our solution is not to destroy the old traditions, Read More. . .

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have further questions we can clarify for you, please let us know by contacting our Cancellarius. Q: Is the Open Source Order of the Golden Dawn a “real” Golden Dawn order? A: The first task is to define the Golden Dawn: Historically the Hermetic Order of the Golden Read More. . .

The Constitution of the Open Source Order of the Golden Dawn

We, the Members & Adepts of the Open Source Order of the Golden Dawn, in order to form a more perfect vehicle for the creation of Adept Magi, to educate and prepare those who would aspire to the same high estate, and to secure the blessings of a community thereof Read More. . .

Rules & Regulations

Affiliation Anyone is welcome to use our material as they like, constrained only by the rights reserved in the documents. If a temple or lodge is formed in its use, it may say it is using OSOGD material or inspired thereby but may not say that the group is an Read More. . .

Lodges of the Open Source Order of the Golden Dawn

Het Nuit LodgeHet Nuit Temple No. 1 Oakland, California USA Contact: Cancellarius Read More. . .