William G Gray

William G Gray, William Gordon Gray, W G Gray, Bill Gray

Qabalist; Rosicrucian; Ceremonial magick; Tarot; racist British neocolonialism, but it was not uncommon at this time….; Creator of quasi - Magical Masonic Rites;

  • Born March 25, 1913 at Harrow, Middlesex, England
  • Died 1992


Emile Napoleon Hauenstein; Christine Ash Gray (née Christine Chester Logie), mother: Victor Neuburg; Dion Fortune; Papus AKA Gérard Encausse;


Ronald Hutton; Jacobus G. Swart;


Aleister Crowley; Robert Cochrane; wife Roberta AKA Bobby Gray;


Order of Melchizadek; founded Sangreal Sodality (the Comradely of the Real Blood); Theosophical Society; briefly Fraternity of the Inner Light;


The Rollright Ritual; Ladder of Lights, or Qabalah Renovata, - A Step by Step Guide to the Tree of Life and the Four Worlds of the Qabalists 1968: Inner Traditions of Magic; Exorcising The Tree of Evil: How To Use The Symbolism Of The Qabalistic Tree of Life To Recognize And Reverse Negative Energy ; A Self Made by Magic; The Talking Tree; The Sangreal Tarot: A Magical Ritual System of Personal Evolution; Evoking the Primal Goddess: Discovery of the Eternal Feminine Within; Qabalistic Concepts: Living the Tree ; Magical Ritual Elements; An Outlook on our Western Way; The Sangreal Sacrament; Western Inner Workings; Sangreal Ceremonies and Rituals (Sangreal Sodality Series Volume 4); Magic Ritual Methods; By Standing Stone & Elder Tree. Ritual and the Unconscious, 1990; Magical Ritual Methods, 1998; An Outlook on Our Weestern Way, 1980; Letters of Light - The Magical Letters of William G. Gray to Alan Richardson, 2015;

External references

  • https://web.archive.org/web/20150103044341/http://www.sangrealsodality.com/site/ “The Sangreal Sodality® is an internationally trademarked spiritual brotherhood of the Western Inner Tradition founded by William G. Gray and Jacobus G. Swart, and was officially launched by the said founders on 19th November 1980 on the occasion of the official inauguration of the first Sangreal Sodality Temple named 'Domine Dirige Nos' in Johannesburg, South Africa, and the induction of the first initiated member of this brotherhood. Chapters and Temples of the Sangreal Sodality have been established in South Africa, Australia, Latin America, North America, Britain and Europe.”
  • Alan Richardson and Marcus Claridge, The Old Sod: The Odd Life and Inner Work of William G. Gray 1908011122 “His boyhood meetings with Dion Fortune and Aleister Crowley are described here in his own words, along with his personal recollections of working magic with Pat Crowther, Doreen Valiente, Ronald Heaver, Robert Cochrane and many others.”


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