The Debt To The Golden Dawn

Regardless of origins and former associations his present commitment is solely to the Golden Dawn System of Magic. While in an exalted state he once experienced an array of religious insights which encompassed him, finally bringing him to a state of exhilaration and collapse where the only thing left in his mind was the following, not Christianity, not Buddhism, not Paganism, not anything but the Golden Dawn, the System which encompasses all. I was present when he experienced this revelation...

Golden Dawn Research Center

With the immense interest in Gnosticism and the ever increasing numbers of Golden Dawn enthusiasts, we see the seeds of a loving and growth oriented system dedicated to the high goal of Becoming More Than Human. The new Golden Dawn Research and Teaching Center should be a part of a Universal System of Knowledge which upholds the dignity of man, and strives for self-actualization. Temple facilities should include a Three Dimensional Tree of Life where students can meditate and gain a deeper...

Great Names In Occultism

Israel Regardie is considered by many including the noted occult authority Colin Wilson to be the last living representative of the great occult tradition of the late 19th century, whose major names include Madame Blavatsky, W.B. Yeats, MacGregor Mathers, A.E. Waite, Aleister Crowley and Dion Fortune. Even in such distinguished company, Regardie stands out as a figure of central importance. Unlike many who have sought personal glory for the sustenance of their ego by involvement with the occult...

The Golden Dawn

The Order of the Golden Dawn, narrates the history lecture of that Order, is an Hermetic Society whose members are taught the principles of Occult Science and the Magic of Hermes. During the early part of the second half of last century, several eminent Adepti and Chiefs of the Order in France and England died, and their death caused a temporary dormant condition of Temple work, Prominent among the Adepti of our Order and of public renown, were Eliphas Levi the greatest of modern French magi...

The Rebirth Of Magic

According to Francis King in his most illuminating book The Rebirth of Magic, It is only since the 1950s that the Western magical revival, that long drawn out process of occult evolution begun by Eliphas Levi over a century and a quarter ago, has come to the attention of the general public. Over the last 25 or so years there has been an occult boom, a 'magical explosion', of a sort not experienced since the the later years of the Roman Empire. To give a detailed account of this cultural...

Introduction To The Third Edition

Sometime after the writing of the Introduction to the Second Edition to this book, there appeared on the scene The Magicians of the Golden Dawn by Ellic Howe. Its intent was to investigate the background data relating to the founders of the Golden Dawn and the Order itself. It was supposed to be an entirely objective history. I received my first letter from Mr. Howe in December 1969. Others were written before the publication of his book. In these letters, he stated what he repeated in the book...