Given that the OTO's MoE initiations are 6 in number (or 5.5 if one
takes the Prince of Jerusalem at the same time as IV*) v. Gardnerian's
3 initiations, there isn't a one-to-one correspondence between them.
I'd be very interested in hearing Melissa Harrington's views on the
On Feb 1, 2008, at 9:17 AM, Caroline Tully wrote:
> Hi Felicia, I don't think the Gardnerian initiations are anything at
> all like "straight out of the OTO's Man of Earth initiations" as you
> suggest. The OTO's 1st and 2nd are very different to Wicca's 1st and
> 2nd, and the Gard 3rd degree is , if anything, like Crowley's Gnostic
> Mass, certainly nothing like the OTO 3rd degree.
> ~Caroline Tully.