Dr. Vere Chappell

Lectures offered by Dr. Vere Chappell

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  • Biography: Dr. Vere Chappell is a writer, photographer, and researcher specializing in sexuality and spirituality. He travels extensively, studying and documenting sacred sexuality in art, history, and culture around the world. He has been a practitioner of ceremonial magick for 30 years, and joined Ordo Templi Orientis in 1989. Shortly thereafter he founded LVX Camp (now Star Sapphire Lodge) in Los Angeles, and has served as Treasurer General for OTO worldwide since 2005. As a Bishop of Ecclesia Gnostica Catholica he trains and supervises clergy and regularly administers the sacraments of the church. He holds a doctoral degree in Human Sexuality and is a founding member of the Academia Ordo Templi Orientis, a scholarly research society within OTO. He is the author of “Sexual Outlaw, Erotic Mystic: The Essential Ida Craddock” (Red Wheel/Weiser, 2010) and editor of “Lunar and Sex Worship” (Teitan Press, 2010) and “Snowdrops from a Curate’s Garden” by Aleister Crowley (Edda Publishing, 2013). He lives in Southern California with his wife, Lita-Luise Chappell.
  • Body: Golden Lotus Lodge
  • State: CA
  • Contact: vere.chappell@oto-usa.org
  • Topics: 
    • History of Ordo Templi Orientis
    • Ida Craddock: Sexual Outlaw, Erotic Mystic
    • Introduction to the Golden Dawn (includes working the Neophyte ritual)
    • Jesus Christ: Man or Myth?
    • Kumari: Virgin Goddess of Nepal
    • Practical Enochian Magick (includes evoking an Enochian spirit)
    • Sex Magick in Theory and Practice (tyled to Ist degree & above)
    • True Will: What it is and how to discover it (with practical exercises)
  • Travel Availability/Needs: Will travel, request transportation expenses be covered but can work with local body to reduce cost.
  • More information: Synopses of lectures available upon request.

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