Shrine of Sothis

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Shrine of Sothis

The Shrine of Sothis was a short-lived occult organization that made its public appearance in 1973 through ads placed in a variety of occult periodicals. It stressed a system of practical theurgy (magick) as the best form of communication between the individual and the inner self. It offered a set of lessons on the occult and magical disciplines, including the pentagram, the deities, initiation, reincarnation, black magick, divination, and the construction of talismans. Progressing through the lessons led the student to a realization of "the great concealed one," i.e., God.

The shrine was headquartered in San Francisco. After several years it dropped out of sight.