Dr. David Hill (Ministerio Caritas)

Lectures offered by Dr. David Hill (Ministerio Caritas)

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Dr. David Hill (Ministerio Caritas)

  • Biography: David Hill has a doctorate in clinical psychology. David has been a member of OTO for over 15 years. He has served in various local body administrative positions, and a priest and initiator, as International Initiation Secretary for IHQ, as a member of the Electoral College, and as a member of the psychology guild.
  • Body: Scarlet Woman Lodge
  • State: TX
  • Contact: david.hill@oto-usa.org
  • Topics:
    • Antecedent Rites of the OTO
    • Magical Retreats in Theory and Practice
    • The Neurological and Psychological Impact of Initiation
    • Jungian Shadow Work
    • Western and Eastern Perspectives on the Theory and Practice of Kundalini Meditation
  • Travel Availability/Needs: Willing to travel if expenses are covered by host Body
  • More information:

Antecedent Rites of the OTO

Synopsis: Frater MC can offer a series of lectures on the antecedent rites of the O.T.O. as listed in Liber 52. Each lecture can vary in length from 1 to 2 hours. A 1 to 2 hour overview of the various rites and their connection to the O.T.O. is also offered.

Magical Retreats in Theory and Practice

Synopsis: An exploration of current and historical magical retreats. The eighteen month long Abramelin Operation will be examined alongside its abbreviated contemporary rites. The magical retreats of Aleister Crowley and their efficacy will be compared. Additionally, Dr. Hill will speak about his experience of the biennial three month long magical retreats that he undertakes as a member of the Electoral College of US Grand Lodge.

An exploration of current and historical magical retreats. The eighteen month long Abramelin Operation will be examined alongside its abbreviated contemporary rites. The magical retreats of Aleister Crowley and their efficacy will be compared. Additionally, Dr. Hill will speak about his experience of the biennial three month long magical retreats that he undertakes as a member of the Electoral College of US Grand Lodge.

The Neurological and Psychological Impact of Initiation

Synopsis: As its title implies, this lecture covers neurological and psychological changes that may occur in the course of initiation and magical practice.

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