Sekhet-Maat Lodge is pleased to invite you to join us on Saturday, July 16th for an Advanced Series of Lectures on the Man of Earth Degrees presented by M. Dionysius Rogers. On Saturday, a deep array of initiate only materials will be presented, including:
Advanced Lectures on the Man of Earth Degrees
The Minerval Adventure: Explorations of the dramatic setting and cultural background of the Minerval ceremony, for initiates only.
The Powers behind Our First Degree: Esoteric analyses of the First Degree ritual, with a view to the ancient forces at play in the ceremony. Restricted to members who are True Men and Women.
The Powers behind Our Second Degree: Esoteric analyses of the Second Degree ritual, with a view to its particular magick. Restricted to members who initiated as Magicians.
The Pyramid and the Oasis: A study of the A∴A∴ Neophyte ritual of Liber DCLXXI and its usefulness for Master Magicians of O.T.O., along with a demonstration of ritual work based thereon. Restricted to members who are Master Magicians.
A Literary Key to the Man of Earth Ritual System: Tracing a serpent trail of allusions through the language and actions of our degrees. Restricted to full initiates of the Third Triad who are Perfect Initiates.
The Holy Guardian Angel in the Rite of E.G.C.
In the evening, a reception will feature an expansive selection of appetizers and a cash bar featuring a variety of wines and micro brew beers. Dionysius will be giving a public lecture open to all that evening on the Thelemic cornerstone doctrine of Knowledge and Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel as manifested within the operations of the Gnostic Catholic Church of O.T.O. All are welcome.
Parenting the Crowned and Conquering Child
The whole family is on the schedule for Sunday, July 17th! Dionysius and his wife, Sister Valerie, will be presenting a discussion of potentials and instruments for manifesting Thelema in the context of families with children, for O.T.O. members of at least the Minerval degree. Presented by Paradoxos Alpha and Sr. Sphinx.
See our registration page for full details.