The Ordo Templi Orientis Phenomenon
In 1977, a new American Ordo Templi Orientis, (O.T.O.), called Caliphate selfstyled itself to be the worldwide "Grand Lodge" when his protagonist Grady Louis McMurtry (1918–1985) signed a paper: "Let all Thelemites know that I, Hymenaeus Alpha, 777 IX° O.T.O., 9=2, Caliph of the Ordo Templi Orientis of Aleister Crowley, Baphomet, 666,
do hereby Charter Thelema Lodge as Grand Lodge of O.T.O.".
Its History is a Song of the Whitewash.
Background of the birth of this new American O.T.O.: History of the Solar Lodge of the O.T.O. — Charles Manson and the Occult.
Discussion about the instrument of
An introduction to the background, followed by a
transcript of such discussion and a MP3 version of the audiotape containing this discussion.
Sabazius' "improved" History Version which is now very similar to my findings.
An ex-IXth degree's re-collections — See also the Collection of 36 Re-Collections.
"Ljuben je zakon" or "ljubav pod voljom"? — The O.T.O. in ex-'Yugoslavia'. An example of member activities.
Moosebump: the Caliphate in Canada.
James T. Graeb, co-founder and IX° of the Caliphate and its Patrick King-XI°, a lawyer, files suit vs William Breeze, William Heidrick, Marcus Jungkurth et alii in 2001. The case was dismissed in April 2002.
Anonymous 2021: Burning Down The House. 'Caliphate', Argenteum Astrum, James Wasserman, Donald Trump.
David King discusses his brother Patrick King, self-styled XI° of the Caliphate (with photos).
Maps and Magick: Mapping the Caliphate 1977-1994.
Facsimiles of a lot of related material: Pictures + Documents.
The Gnostic Catholic Church Boast or How William Breeze lost his Apostolic Succession.
Playgame of an O.T.O.-Fatamorgana, Statistics, Censorship, Name Dropping.
Traduzione italiana: La versione play-game di un O.T.O.-Fatamorgana
Fetish, Self-Induction, Stigma and Rôleplay.
Traduzione italiana: Il feticcio, l’auto-induzione, lo stigma, il gioco di ruolo.
Tlumaczenie polskie: Fetysz. Rytualy. Resocjalizacja: Tozsamosc przez stygmat. Autoindukowana schizofrenia. Odgrywanie ról.
По русски: Фетиш, самоиндукция, стигма и ролевая игра.
Deutsche Version: Das Milieu des Templer Reichs.
Versiune romana: Reich-ul Templier.
Oscar R. Schlag: self-styled 'last grey eminence'. Jane Wolfe, Marcelo Ramos Motta, Choronzon, Karl Germer, H.J. Metzger.One O.T.O. in Brazil.
Michael Staley: The Babalon Working.
An Appreciation of Marjorie Cameron.
Nikolas and Zeena Schreck: "Demons of the Flesh".
An e-mail correspondence between Peter-R. Koenig, Tyagi Nagasiva
(known as Fr. Nigris) and William Heidrick, Grand Treasurer General of
the Caliphate, on the subject of O.T.O. disputes.
An e-mail correspondence between Peter-R. Koenig and
David Scriven, the U.S. Grand Master of the new Caliphate. |
Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four Part Five
Heidrick about the Koenig-Scriven-correspondence; "In particular, I will not read or discuss material stolen by Koenig in the case of letters of the US Xth degree, made public in violation of copyright."
Articles by Jerry Cornelius:Thoughts on Hermann Joseph Metzger.
An Apology to Red Flame No. 7.
An Open Epistle Regarding Francis King's Book The Secret Rituals of the OTO.
The Warrior–Troubadour, The Life & Times of Grady Louis McMurtry (Red Flame No.1).
Myths of the Solar Lodge Revisited (The Scribe, Vol.1 No.7 1997).
Chronology of events leading up to the lawsuit filed by the Ordo Templi Orientis on Sept. 12th 1990 against Alameda County & the City of Berkeley.
KALIL and the Thelema93–l Tango.
An Open Epistle on the Expulsion.
Liber Al Vel Legis (The Book of the Law) (Red Flame Nr.8).
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