Hieros Gamos Radio - Episode 3 - J. Daniel Gunther

Hieros Gamos Radio – Season 2 – Episode 1 – Gordan Djurdjevic

Welcome to season 2 of Hieros Gamos Radio! Our guest is a scholar whose work centers on the traditions of yoga and tantra and their impact on new religious movements in the West; Thelema; the cultural history of the 20th century, contemporary occultism, and comparative esotericism. Author of India and the Occult: The Influence of … Read more

Hieros Gamos Radio - Episode 3 - J. Daniel Gunther

Hieros Gamos Radio – Episode 3 – J. Daniel Gunther

The local Tasmanian OTO body began producing the Hieros Gamos Radio Podcast in 2017. Over the next few weeks, we’ll revisit some of the best episodes of Season One, as pre-production on Season 2 has begun. We hope you enjoy these fascinating interviews with the illuminating guests of the podcast. It is with great pleasure … Read more

Publications, Ora et Labora and The Legend of Aleister Crowley

Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. Last year we started our publication kick-off with Best of OZ, which has continued to be popular, copies being bought regularly. In the meantime, we have been working on other publications, they all have their own websites with details, and a signup form will … Read more

A New Acquisition for the Grand Lodge Archives – The English Review

By Frater O.I.P. The Australian Grand Lodge recently acquired two editions of the English literary magazine, The English Review, with both featuring contributions by Aleister Crowley. Our Grand Master Shiva X° has donated the items to our archives. One includes Crowley’s “Art in America”, which was described by Tobias Churton to have, ‘surged through the … Read more

Australia: the land of sun worshippers – Part IV

The OTO Living in the Sunlight meditation Grand Master Shiva X° In parts I – III on Liber Resh I made occasional reference to a meditation practice called “Living in the Sunlight.” Up until we revived this practice in Australia in 2018, few people had ever heard of it. The Sunlight meditation is only mentioned … Read more

Australia: the land of sun worshippers – Part III

Liber Resh for everyone! Grand Master Shiva X° In the third part of this series I’ll turn to Liber Resh meditation. This is the third part of Resh, after invocation and adoration. In Book Four Part One, Crowley defines meditation as “the way of attainment of genius or godhead considered as a development of the … Read more

Australia: the land of sun worshippers – Part II

Liber Resh for everyone! Grand Master Shiva X° In Part One I pointed out that there were a few variations to the performance of Liber Resh. For example, Crowley annotated his own manuscript and published copies of it with alternative Egyptian solar deities, and he wrote in Magick Without Tears that “there is another version … Read more

Joining the Order

Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. For those interested in joining the OTO, we hope this “how to” helps clear the way for you. Your first question might be “why should I join?” That is always deeply personal and not for anyone else to answer. What we can do is … Read more