This is a mammoth work of monumental importance to the student-participant's understanding of the Golden Dawn knowledge system. An insightful approach to the evolved Golden Dawn tradition that will delight the intermediate to advanced student of the Qabalah whilst providing the serious enquirer with a detailed insight upon the bare bones of the GD system revealed by Regardie, Crowley and Francis King. The threads of ancient Hermetic tradition with relevance to personal initiation. History of the Golden Dawn Tradition. Full text of Qabalah of 50 Gates (Self-Sentience within the Astral Plane). The zodiacal talismanic magic of the 72 Angels of the Shemhamphorash & the Birthchart. Key Texts from the Zohar of direct relevance to Golden Dawn's philosophical model of the Tree of Life. Initiated Tarot Lore and detailed history of symbolism. Appendices: Detailing the Symbolism of the GD teachings (illustrated).