Carl Kellner

Greater Feast of Carl Kellner, died June 7, 1905 at Austria-Hungary in Hermeneuticon at Hermetic Library

Carl Kellner, 33° 90° 96° X°, Karl Kellner, Brother Renatus, 're-born', 'Frater Merlin'

Austro- Hungry 1851 - 1905

Freemason; Rosicrucian; Eastern Mystic, the probable source of the OTO IX degree WORK, as Reuss was the European Rosicrucian, not Eastern trained occultist; Kellner's three degree Academia Masonica formed the VII°, VIII° and IX° of the OTO system, which distinguishes this Fraternity from most others including it's “sister” organization the A∴A∴, Argentium Astrum (the Silver Star); “Ritter-Kellner” paper process made him wealthy; Creator of Masonic Rites

“In more remote times, the constituent originating assemblies of the O.T.O. included such men as … And recently … Karl Kellner”—Liber LII Manifesto of the O.T.O.

Carl Kellner appears in all versions of the Saints of Ecclesia Gnostica Catholica in Liber XV, published during Aleister Crowley's lifetime. Carl Kellner is not on the short list in all versions where his name appears, and is therefore a name celebrated only at performances when the entire Saints Collect is read.

Gnostic Saint International Equinox Magick in Theory and Practice
Carl Kellner Carl Kellner Carl Kellner Carl Kellner

Teachers

Franz Hartmann, with whom he helped develop a treatment for TB; John Yarker; Soliman ben Aifa, a Sufi,; Bhima Sena Pratapa of Lahore; Sri Mahatma Agamya Paramahamsa also of India; Johannes Valentinus Andreae AKA Christian Rosenkreutz; P. B. Randolph; Freeman B. Dowd; R. Swinburne Clymer; Brother Franz Julius Schneeberger; Geoffrey of Monmouth, Bishop of St. Asaph, author of Vita Merlini aka Life of Merlin, 1100 CE; Emanuel Swedenborg;

Students

Theodor Reuss, with whom he developed the Acadamia Masonica into the OTO, 1902; Sylvester C. Gould aka Sylvester Clark Gould of the 'Societas Rosicruciana'; Peter-R. Koenig; Aleister Crowley;

Friends

Baron Eugen Hektor von Zahony; Edward Partington from England; Oscar Pedersen from Norway; Gustav Meyrink, author The Golem;

Organizations

1 of 3 founders of the OTO AKA Ordo Templi Orientis; Freemasonry, 1873, the Humanitas Lodge on the Austro-Hungarian border; Antient and Primitive Rite of Memphis of 97°; the Ancient Oriental Rite of Mizraim of 90°, later joined together as the Masonic Rite of Memphis and Misraim; the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry of 33° from Cernau Council of New York, 1807; the Swedenborgian Rite; Hermetic Brotherhood of Luxor; Order of Illuminati (revived 1902 with Leopold Engel); Acadamia Masonica; Theosophical Society in Vienna; may have belonged to, or acquainted with, 'Brotherhood of Eulis' and the 'Societas Rosicruciana in America' based on P. B. Randolph's sex magick; Swedenborg Rite of Freemasonry;

 

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