Ordo Templi Orientis

To whom it may concern: Greeting and Health.

hexgramDo what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law.

(Unicursal Hexagram)
O.T.O. stands for Ordo Templi Orientis, the Order of Oriental Templars, or Order of the Temple of the East. O.T.O. is an Outer Thelemic Order which is dedicated to the high purpose of securing the Liberty of the Individual and his or her advancement in Light, Wisdom, Understanding, Knowledge, and Power through Beauty, Courage, and Wit, on the Foundation of Universal Brotherhood.
(Stele of Revealing)

stelesmO.T.O. is the first of the great Old Æon orders to accept The Book of the Law, received by Aleister Crowley in 1904 EV. This book proclaims a New Æon in human thought, culture and religion. The Æon arises from a single supreme injunction: the Law of Thelema, which is Do what thou wilt.

OTOHQ.ORG is the New Zealand branch of O.T.O., based in Auckland, New Zealand.

What’s New

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  • Contact information
  • Documents and publications
  • Bookstore

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Love is the law, love under will.