The Order of Ganymede is an Initiatory Magical Order working primarily with the Greek pantheon, and with the Greco-Roman Isis. We are located in the city of Boston, Massachusetts.
The Coven of the Chthonioi is an Alexandrian Wicca derived group working along similar lines. Our Coven has been in continuous operation since 1974, and is the originator of the cycle of rituals that has become known as the Provider Cycle.
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This is our versions of the Great Invocation, a prayer that originated with Alice A. Bailey, and Djwhal Kuhl.
This is a good all around invocation of light from the Inner Planes to the Outer World.
As a part of our ongoing training, we meet
once a month to study various and sundry works.
Here is our study group work list for the past couple of years.
This gives you a good feel for the type of work that we pursue.
Here is an essay outlining some of the elements
of the art of psychic self defense.
These notes grew out of a class that Arachne and Shamash taught back in 1989 at one of the old
There has been more than one occasion of needing to pass these notes on to help people in need.
So, herewith are a public version of the
Elements of Psychic Self Defense
Links of Interest
To research for yourself what Wicca and the modern Pagan movement is all about, consult some of the following links.
The Janus Gate
The Witches Voice
Covenant of the Goddess
The Society of Elder Faiths
Open Source Order of the Golden Dawn
Hermetic Kabbalah site operated by Colin Low. All things Kabbalistic.
An Archive of a significant fraction of the world's sacred texts
Sacred Texts Archive
The Self Actualization Fellowship of Paramahansa Yogananda
The connection for all things about Gerald Gardner
The Mystica and Mythical-Folk
"An on-line encyclopedia of the occult, mysticism, magic, paranormal and more..."
The complete online edition of Bulfinch's Mythology
A free, collaborative, on-line encyclopedia.
The on-line concordance of all public-domain books, Project Gutenburg.
A pretty wild occult encyclopedia, seems to vibrate from skeptical to credulous. Lots of commercial ads, but sometimes informative.
Our magical roots have been strongly influenced
Dion Fortune and her Society of the Inner Light.
Her many fine publications have inspired our magic and our worship for decades. The Society of the Inner Light continues to function today. Explore their material for yourself.
The Society of the Inner Light
Another strong influence for us has been the
Alice A. Bailey and the Master D.K.Descended from Theosophical roots, the transmissions of the Master D.K. show an extremely high spiritual attainment and development. They are well worth the time and effort of study. You can request from NetNews a CD of the complete works of AAB and DK
.NetNews / Alice A. Bailey / The Master D.K.
Updated September 6, 2009
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