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Ordo Aurum Solis
The three pillars of the Ogdoadic Tradition that form the basis used by initiates of Aurum Solis are:
- Theurgy (High Magick)
- Philosophy (Meditation & Contemplation)
- Theology (Ascent toward Beauty)
The God Thoth and the Goddess Isis are credited as the real founders of the divine Magic transmitted into Egypt and of the Hermetic Tradition called today Aurum Solis. Several centuries later, the human founders of the Aurum Solis tradition were asserted to be the masters of the Platonic and Neoplatonic tradition who were initiated in both these mysteries and in the Theurgic tradition.
Just before the dawn of the 20th Century, a number of "antiquarian" and "folklore" societies in England were engaged into chronicling curiosities of the ancient times, and pursued their own chosen researches.
One of these societies became known as Societas Rotae Fulgentis (Society of the Blazing Wheel). It asserts to have restored the link with the last Neoplatonic initiates, heir to the antique Tradition that was transmitted by Pletho. This society took the name of Order of the Aurum Solis in 1897, thereby continuing the Golden Chain of the Adepts under its various aspects.