Nowledge Gnostics believe that an evil god created this world as a material prison to entrap souls of light The savior has the job of freeing usThe object of the brotherhood was to advance themselves and their lodge spiritually They had an ideology of strengthening themselves Their ideology was informed ny Nietzchs Saturn was their main planet of influence and its influence to the Earth was mediated by the moon Saturn had a higher mode and a lower mode so to speak The higher order was Lucifer who was a "Teacher And Enlightenervof Mankind "and enlightenervof mankind lower emanation would be Satan Satan is the opposer and rather reckless and rebellious Their egregor was GOTOS They had up to 33 degrees in their system 29 through 33 being reserved for high level leadershipToo bad the book was not longer I really enjoyed it The book has a compliment of rituals appendices on the movement compliment of rituals appendices on the movement their influences There is a good deal of talk about Tantra For those serious ones this is a book to be enjoyed These guys were kind of goofy but the book was very interesting Stephen FlowersEdred Thorsson is usually pretty good It seems to me that worshipping the demiurge misses the point entirely but that s a discussion for another plac. Eister Crowley¿s relations with the FS This order is especially well known for its use of sexual magic This book was originally published in the early 1990s by Llewellyn under the title Fire and Icexii 117. ,
To Dr Flowers works The Brother Hood of Saturn came Into Being During 1926 Right being during 1926 right World War I They are still around in some form todayor at least they are using to names and teaching It was founded by Gregor Gregorious After a meeting with Aleister Crowley Master Gregorious accepted Crowley s proclamation that the age of Auarius was upon them He accepted several of Crowley s teachings but did not buy into Crowley being a prophet or a leaderThe Brother Hood of Saturn had several influences whose ideology helped birth several occult movements Based on a Masonic structure as many were Masons they were also able to borrow from the Golden Dawn Crowley s groups Theosophy Adonism and FOGCHaving taken root in Germany many were trying to find a magical system in which connected German people to the folkish spirit It is said that there was the Brotherhood of Saturn going back to ancient times Of course in this study I did not find many references to the Norse deitiesThe Fraternity of Saturn in fact is very Luciferian and very gnostic By Luciferian it is meant that Lucifer was meant by god to teach us and guide us He is the planetary ruler under god Or he is rebelling against god by giving us this Since its foundation in 1928 This volume presents the history and doctrines of that order Appendices include the texts of many actual rites performed by the FS as well as historical documents relating to Al. .
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I May Change It Itmay change it It on if ou are interested in the Fraternity of Saturn FS strictly historically or as a magical order which as far as I can tell is still in existence in some form For most casual students the original work on the subject by author Dr Stephen E Flowers Fire and Ice might contain everything ou wish to knowIt is an annotated history of the FS and its beliefs A good bibliography is included Uniuely it is written from the point of view of an adept as well as a historian I must confess that
my opinion the editing is not very good but text is clear enoughHowever this edition adds little over Fire and Ice published by Llewellyn in 1990 The author adds information aboutfrom a few newly unearthedaccessed journals and documents he didn t have in the documents he didn t have in the editionThis 4th 2018 edition is 207 pages with index hallelujah Fire and Ice was 213 pages with no indexThe appendices are from A through I in both books 70 pages in the 4th ed and are mostly the same Interestingly Appendix I in Fire and Ice is Pragmatic Suggestions on the Practice of Sexual Magic by the author but it is omitted in FS Most of the Wikipedia entry on the FS traces back. THE FRATERNITAS SATURNI or Brotherhood of Saturn An Introduction to its History Philosophy and Rituals 3rd edThe Fraternitas Saturni is a Thelemite order which has shaped the modern occult scene in Germany. ,In My Opinion The Editing Is Not Very Good But