EGH Rituals

This page constitutes the current iteration of the Book of Common Ritual. While it provides a resource for ritual material the material here is not "official" in the sense that EGH Clergy are obligated to use it.

Rituals of the EGH

Image of younger Crowley, 1875-1947 Poet + Magician + Queer Activist

The Greater Feast of Aleister Crowley

One Event8pm US and Canada EST Local times:Dec 1, 10pm BRT, 8pm EST, 7pm CST, 6pm MST, 5pm PST,Dec 2, 1am GMT, 2am CET, 9am AEST, 12pm AEDT A selections of Reading from the Work of Crowley and Others Secretary General is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Greater Feast of Aleister Crowley

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The Thelemic Initiations – Q&A – Sept 12, 2021

ABOUT THE THELEMIC INITIATIONS One element TTO has tried to emphasize is transparency. Initiations require a certain amount of secrecy and the Thelemic Initiations, now on track again for May 2022, are no exception. But there is a lot we can talk about. Safety, travel, the structure of the initiatory event, and requirements for Initiators,

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Initiations, Ordinations, May 13-15, 2022, Baltimore MD

The initial Thelemic Initiations and Ordination originally scheduled for 2020 has been rescheduled to May 13-15, 2022 The Thelemic Initiations The Oaths, and Initial Information about what is required for Initiates to bring, along with warnings has been made available. Finally after major pandemic disruptions, our May 2020 event which will feature official ceremonies of ordination,

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Oscar Wilde

The general outline of Oscar Wilde’s life is well known and his legacy is still with us.  He remains famous enough to be the subject of 2020 street art by Banksy, who painted the image of a prisoner climbing down a ladder made of typewriter paper on the wall of the now defunct Reading Prison

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Marsilio Ficino

In a community where Paracelsus is well known, it is surprising how obscure Marsilio Ficino remains.  He is, in many ways, the father of modern Hermeticism, and also a major figure in queer history.  If you’ve ever used or heard the phrase “Platonic Love,” you’ve been impacted by his legacy. Because he was a keystone,

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Lady Frieda Harris

Born Marguerite Frieda Bloxam in 1877, she was the second of three children in a middle class family. Her father was John Astley Bloxam, a former military surgeon and atheist. By contrast, John Astley’s grandson says that Lady Frieda’s mother was “deeply religious,”(Whitehouse, 2020, p. 127) but gives no details regarding her faith. “Like many

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Mass Rituals of the EGH

Image of younger Crowley, 1875-1947 Poet + Magician + Queer Activist

The Greater Feast of Aleister Crowley

One Event8pm US and Canada EST Local times:Dec 1, 10pm BRT, 8pm EST, 7pm CST, 6pm MST, 5pm PST,Dec 2, 1am GMT, 2am CET, 9am AEST, 12pm AEDT A selections of Reading from the Work of Crowley and Others Secretary General is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Greater Feast of Aleister Crowley

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The Thelemic Initiations – Q&A – Sept 12, 2021

ABOUT THE THELEMIC INITIATIONS One element TTO has tried to emphasize is transparency. Initiations require a certain amount of secrecy and the Thelemic Initiations, now on track again for May 2022, are no exception. But there is a lot we can talk about. Safety, travel, the structure of the initiatory event, and requirements for Initiators,

Read More »

Initiations, Ordinations, May 13-15, 2022, Baltimore MD

The initial Thelemic Initiations and Ordination originally scheduled for 2020 has been rescheduled to May 13-15, 2022 The Thelemic Initiations The Oaths, and Initial Information about what is required for Initiates to bring, along with warnings has been made available. Finally after major pandemic disruptions, our May 2020 event which will feature official ceremonies of ordination,

Read More »

Oscar Wilde

The general outline of Oscar Wilde’s life is well known and his legacy is still with us.  He remains famous enough to be the subject of 2020 street art by Banksy, who painted the image of a prisoner climbing down a ladder made of typewriter paper on the wall of the now defunct Reading Prison

Read More »

Marsilio Ficino

In a community where Paracelsus is well known, it is surprising how obscure Marsilio Ficino remains.  He is, in many ways, the father of modern Hermeticism, and also a major figure in queer history.  If you’ve ever used or heard the phrase “Platonic Love,” you’ve been impacted by his legacy. Because he was a keystone,

Read More »

Lady Frieda Harris

Born Marguerite Frieda Bloxam in 1877, she was the second of three children in a middle class family. Her father was John Astley Bloxam, a former military surgeon and atheist. By contrast, John Astley’s grandson says that Lady Frieda’s mother was “deeply religious,”(Whitehouse, 2020, p. 127) but gives no details regarding her faith. “Like many

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