About Us

Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law.

The aim of the Sanctuary is to lead each aspirant toward their own individual Will through self initiation in our Thelemic Rite and the set up of localised study groups.

"We shall bring you to Absolute Truth, Absolute Light, Absolute Bliss." - LIBER PORTA LUCIS

Please note: Although our method of study and practice is based upon the A∴A∴, the Sanctuary of Sanctum is not a branch of the A∴A∴ or claim any such lineage. We simply follow the guides set out by the UR-OTO - a return to the simple, to the pure and heartfelt current, to the Origins and that we may pass on into the realms of the Secret Doctrines of Hermetic Science...

"This Knowledge is not for all men; few indeed are called, but of these few many are chosen." - LIBER PORTA LUCIS

No man or woman over the age of 21 is refused as a Student of the Sanctuary of Sanctum although only those that show the dedication may become an initiate. If one feels the Calling of Thelema to begin this journey, we invite you to contact us.

We teach and test students by way of studying a specific set of texts, laid out in the Student Reading List, for a period of at least three months.

After such time, the Student may then request the examination in orer to become an initiate of then Sanctuary of Sanctum . Once initiated into the Sanctuary, the Probationer 0° shall continue with further study and practice.

The work of each of the grades within the Sanctuary is based upon the following brief outline of the system.

Student - Undertakes a minimum of 3 months study period of set texts after which can petition for examination to enter the Sanctuary.

0°=0 Probationer — Also know as Minerval, is given full access to the practices of the Order and undertakes whatever exercises they deem fit for at least one year. The intention is for them to develop an understanding of their own Practice and needs. A Magickal Diary must be kept of all work as well as memorize one chapter of their choice of Liber 65: The Book of the Heart Girt with the Serpent, one of the Holy Books of Thelema.

1°=10 Neophyte — Practices astral projection and other methods of visualisation. They attain full practical familiarity with the basic Golden Dawn (GD ) system of magic, including the Inner Order R.R. et A.C. material. The diary record continues, as it does for all grades within the Sanctuary.

2°=9 Zelator — Begins intensive meditation practice, focusing on Hatha Yoga. Full proficiency in posture and basic Pranayama is achieved.

3°=8 Practicus — Works with awareness and control of the bodies internal energy. They also practice further style of Yoga and refine their Kabbalistic study.

4°=7 Philosophus — Cultivates devotion and further Yoga practice. Also practices with evocation of spirits and talismanic magic.

Dominus Liminus — Focuses on advanced meditative practice.

5°=6 Adeptus Minor — Achieves the Knowledge and Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel (HGA).

"We therefore who are without the chains of ignorance, look closely into the heart of the seeker and lead him by the path which is best suited to his nature unto the ultimate end of all things, the supreme realization, the Life which abideth in Light, yea, the Life which abideth in Light." - LIBER PORTA LUCIS"

The Sanctuary of Sanctum also extends its hand in Amicitia to our Brothers and Sisters of the UR-OTO Current as well as other lines of Practice, and invite all to join us in the Great Work in a common bond of Amicitia.

Love is the law, love under will.

Lodge Master V°

The Sanctuary of Sanctum UR-OTO

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