Education

About Golden Dawn education in the OSOGD

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OSOGD Curriculum 3.5

Autumnal Equinox 2013, redacted by Q.E.S. Introduction (details about the Curriculum) General Instructions Each grade has its own Lecture, written test, and meditation, and, most of the time, something to make. Once the student feels ready, the student may take the test using the file from the website, proctored by Read More. . .

Meditations v2.1

redacted by Frater IO—7/2005 The Golden Dawn has bequeathed us a number of meditations to go along with each of the grades. Unfortunately they are sketchy and were probably supported by additional verbal instructions or lectures. In the form that we have them from Regardie’s GD book they have been Read More. . .

OSOGD Grade Test Forms

Neophyte Test (required for advancement to the Zelator Grade)—PDF Zelator Test (required for advancement to the Theoricus Grade)—PDF Theoricus Test (required for advancement to the Practicus Grade)—PDF Practicus Test (required for advancement to the Philosophus Grade)—PDF Philosophus Test (required for advancement to the Portal Grade)—PDF Read More. . .

Requirements for Initiation into the 0=0 Grade of Neophyte

You will need: Black clothing or tau (“T”) shaped robe; red shoes or socks. A new Name: a title or motto, preferably not in English, to be used in ritual. This should express your aspirations in joining the Order. To memorize beforehand the following:“My Soul wanders in Darkness and seeks Read More. . .

THE FIRST or Neophyte KNOWLEDGE LECTURE

To be studied in the Grade of Neophyte (0=0). Aspirants will be tested on their knowledge of the following material, which must be committed to memory. see also: Z:File 0=0 – Supplement to the 1st Knowledge Lecture and the Curriculum for more information Elements The Four Elements of the Ancients Read More. . .

THE SECOND or Zelator KNOWLEDGE LECTURE

To be studied in the Grade of Zelator (1=10). Aspirants will be tested on their knowledge of the following material, which must be committed to memory. see also: the Curriculum for more information The HOLY PLACE OR TEMPLE embraces the symbolism of the 22 letters. The ALTAR OF INCENSE embraces Read More. . .

THE THIRD or Theoricus KNOWLEDGE LECTURE

To be studied in the Grade of Theoricus (2=9). Aspirants will be tested on their knowledge of the following material, which must be committed to memory. see also: the Curriculum for more information Portions of the Qabalistic Soul Corresponding Sepheroth Yechidah Kether Chiah Chokmah Neschamah Binah Ruach Chesed through Yesod Read More. . .

THE FOURTH or Practicus KNOWLEDGE LECTURE

To be studied in the Grade of Practicus (3=8). Aspirants will be tested on their knowledge of the following material, which must be committed to memory. see also: the Curriculum for more information Numbers and Lineal (2D Figures of the Planets Planet Number Figure Saturn 3 Triangle Jupiter 4 Square Read More. . .

THE FIFTH or Philosophus KNOWLEDGE LECTURE

To be studied in the Grade of Philosophus (4=7). Aspirants will be tested on their knowledge of the following material, which must be committed to memory. see also: the Curriculum for more information Describe the formation and significance of azoth. AZOTH is a word formed from the initial and final Read More. . .

Suggested Reading List

0=0 Suggested Reading: The Golden Dawn by Israel Regardie—Neophyte Ritual and Z-Document (in particular the First Knowledge Lecture) Self-Initation into the Golden Dawn Tradition by Cicero—Intro 0=0 Explanation, Shape of Ancient Thought by Thomas McEavilly Golden Dawn Rituals & Commentaries by Pat Zalewski (available in private member library) Seth, God of Read More. . .


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