A repository of references pertaining to the Golden Dawn, from the original Order and from our own Manifestation.
The Accepted Portal Theses of the College of the Rose Cross of the Open Source Order of the Golden Dawn This section will be expanded on an ongoing basis, as more documents are produced. These files require Adobe Acrobat Reader. A metaphor is something like a bucket by Frater IO (48KB) The Admission Badges of the Golden Dawn Grade Rituals by Soror Heru Khu na’Ab (100KB) Read More. . .
In a fit of spontaneous Mercurial inspiration, our Lodge decided to call our own versions of the original Order’s “Flying Rolls”, the Aerodynamic Biscuits. Like the originals, they are supplementary texts, essays and lectures composed by members of the Order on a variety of subjects pertaining to the work of the Golden Dawn. Unlike the originals, they are presented freely and openly to all, members and Read More. . .
Entering the BuddhadharmaSam Webster, August 2002 Reflections on what got me practicing the Buddhadharma and how I integrate that with Thelema. In response to discussion the Chthonic-Auranian OTO list. This is a lovely topic, one I’ve spent the last ten years cooking on. I’ll attempt to summarize what I now understand, but this understanding is always in process for me. I have done some writing about Read More. . .
What’s Crowley Got To Do With Thelema, Anyway?by Fr. IO An essay on a way of relating A.Crowley to the Thelemic Holy Books that sees him as vital but not the only authority on the texts. It’s strange being a magickian among the witches. Stranger still being a Thelemite magickian, a member of the OTO and other Orders and always getting blamed for Uncle Al’s misbehavior. Read More. . .
The Flying Rolls of the original Order were a series of instructional documents which were issued periodically by the Chiefs of the Second Order (R.R..et A.C.) for those students who had obtained the Grade of Portal or higher. The name alludes to the means by which these documents were distributed — a single copy (“roll”) was circulated (“flown”) from one student to the next. Each one Read More. . .
Other collected works for the Golden Dawn practitioner. OSOGD Colore Minitum Mundum color chart with Liquitex and Pantone equivalents, formatted as a Liber 777 addendum, [PDF]. The Cipher Manuscript, the foundational documents of the Golden Dawn [offsite]. Yijing Dao – Calling Crane in the Shade, an excellent site on the Yijing (I Ching) [offsite]. Gematra Tables for Latin, Greek, & HebrewThese are the three major lettering Read More. . .