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Joseph Sekavec

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Hello, my name is Joseph. I'm a practitioner of the system of HOGD, and have started wanting to get more into the practical side of alchemy. I am looking forward to learning as much as possible over the years.
 

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Welcome to the Forum!


I’m not familiar with HOGD. What’s the acronym stand in place of?
 

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Hello, my name is Joseph. I'm a practitioner of the system of HOGD, and have started wanting to get more into the practical side of alchemy. I am looking forward to learning as much as possible over the years.
Hello!!!! And welcome!
There's also a work from Archibald Cockren, that supposedly was affiliated with the GD about the Art. I read it on a weekend and liked it.
 

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Awesome. I haven't made it through his Golden Dawn book, but the Middle Pillar and Philosopher Stone books were very good.

I'm sure I missed out on some of the intricacies in the practice though..
 

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I have both, but of course, they are to be read after that mammoth of a book on the Golden Dawn.
The complete system? Huge right? :D I read parts of it that interested me, never read it all.
 

Joseph Sekavec

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The complete system? Huge right? :D I read parts of it that interested me, never read it all.
Yeah, it certainly is. Between school and everything though... It has been slow reading. I got it in January and just made it through the neophyte grade lectures for the first time last month, and have been doing other required readings since then. I also read Robert Wang's Qabalistic Tarot as a companion to it, and have gotten through aces (or at least part way through).
 

Joseph Sekavec

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Awesome. I haven't made it through his Golden Dawn book, but the Middle Pillar and Philosopher Stone books were very good.

I'm sure I missed out on some of the intricacies in the practice though..
I'm looking forward to it. The only middle pillar knowledge I have is from "The Essential Golden Dawn" as it was more or less my introduction to the system from a guy who "totally isn't my teacher" but always answers my inane questions.
 

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Welcome Joseph.
 

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Welcome, nice to have you with us.

Like any discipline, alchemy is a long process, but at the end it will be all worth it.

Cheers