Category Archives: Ritual Magic

A Whare Ra Manuscript

the Pentagram Ritual from http://www.esotericgoldendawn.com/tradition_wharera_pentagram.htm Advertisements

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Masonic ritual applied to Scouting, the Empire Sentinels Handbook and Ritual 1918

In New Zealand, another Boer war veteran and friend of B-P named Major David Cossgrove (probably not a Freemason) started something for older boys called the “Empire Sentinels.”  Sentinels were organized into “Towers” and the scheme had three degrees based … Continue reading

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Hermeticism in the Auckland Star

THE ANCIENT WISDOM. Auckland Star, Volume LIV, Issue 239, 6 October 1923, Page 28 Biography of John Liddell Kelly Born near Airdrie, Scotland, 19th February, 1850. John Liddell Kelly left school at the age of eleven and was self-educated afterwards. … Continue reading

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Clement Wragge and A.’.A.’. : an appeal for Analysis

a follow up to  Early Thelema and A.’.A.’. in New Zealand: an appeal for information . We have now obtained the memoirs of mr. wragge (such as still exist) and are posting here the section upon which the archaeopedia claims of him … Continue reading

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Early Thelema and A.’.A.’. in New Zealand: an appeal for information

After months of research into the existence of Thelema and A.’.A.’. ( respectively the religious framework and magical system devised by Aleister Crowley) in New Zealand before world war 2, we are going to present the (scant) information we have accumulated here with … Continue reading

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An early Golden Dawn member

A brief biography of Elizabeth Spencer one of the first Golden Dawn Initiates in New Zealand. This information is taken from Standing in the Sunshine: A History Of New Zealand Women Since They Won The Vote by Sandra Coney 

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Some notes on the Whare Ra vault

Whare Ra was the name of the home of the New Zealand branch of the Order of the Stella Matutina, whose existance in New Zealand was an offshoot of the Golden Dawn brought to New Zealand by Richard and Harriet Felkin … Continue reading

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