Hold on All U.S. O.T.O. Gatherings

Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. I’d like to thank all the local body masters who have made the difficult decision to suspend activities at their local body.  However, in case there were still a few local bodies with scheduled gatherings, I have placed a nationwide hold on all initiations

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Equinoctial Greetings

Greetings of the Equinox of the Gods! “A feast for the Supreme Ritual, and a feast for the Equinox of the Gods.” – AL II,40 From Crowley’s New Comment:  “The Equinox of the Gods is the term used to describe the Beginning of a New Aeon, or a New Magical Formula. It should be celebrated

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Pandemic Response

Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. I’m glad to see our local body masters and officers keeping themselves well-informed, and taking responsible and prudent actions in response to the current COVID-19 outbreak. Information on best practices is now being widely circulated. As the outbreak progresses, the advice will inevitably evolve;

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January Transitions

Congratulations to Frater Temujin and our members in Raleigh, NC for the upgrade of Star of Babalon Camp to Oasis. Many thanks to past master Br. David S., and congratulations to Br. Andrew F. on his appointment as the new master of 418 Lodge in Sacramento, CA. Many thanks to past master Sr. Harper F.,

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Solstice Greetings

Greetings of the December (Southern) Solstice! Tomorrow at 04:19 UTC, the Sun will be at 270° ecliptic longitude; and will enter the sign of Capricorn, the cardinal sign of Earth. In the Continental U.S., this will occur tonight at 8:19 PM PST, for those of us on the West Coast, and 11:19 PM EST for those on the

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Veterans Day

Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. Greetings to the veterans in the U.S. G. L. Military Collective. On this day, it is appropriate to recall that Grady McMurtry served in his country’s military, as you have, and that his military service, and consequent understanding of personal and group discipline, was

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Local Body Transitions: October Vv

The Electoral College met on October 19, and a few congratulations are in order. Therefore: Congratulations to Brother Christopher F. on his appointment as Master of Swirling Star Lodge in the Valley of Miami, FL; to Sister Lori L. on her appointment as Master of Black Sun Lodge in the Valley of Cleveland, OH; and to

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Crowleymas 2019

Crowleymas greetings! While it is not an official holiday on the Thelemic Calendar, today marks the 144th anniversary of the birth of Aleister Crowley, often referred to as “Crowleymas.”  Edward Alexander Crowley was born on this day in 1875 e.v. at 30 Clarendon Square, Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, in the West Midlands of England. For

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Equinox Greetings

Greetings of the September (Southward) Equinox, when the sun crosses the projection of the earth’s equator (at 180° ecliptic longitude) into the southern hemisphere, and enters the sign of Libra, the Cardinal Sign of Air. According to NOAA, it is the beginning of astronomical autumn in the Northern Hemisphere, although meteorological autumn begins on September

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Feast for the First Night of the Prophet and His Bride

Today (this evening) is an official feast day in Thelema– an anniversary celebration of the date that Aleister Crowley and Rose Kelly were married 116 years ago. “A feast for the first night of the Prophet and his Bride!” — Liber AL II:37 “There should be a special feast on the 12th day of August

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