Respected Esoteric Orders and Mystery Schools (August 2021)

Rosicrucian Order, AMORC –

The established Rosicrucian initiatory and fraternal organization based originally based on Harvey Spencer Lewis’s works.


Builders of the Adytum (BOTA) –

An esoteric school based on Paul Foster Case’s work with the Tarot and Qabalah


Servants of the Light (SOL) – Servants of the Light | We Teach Practical Qabalah

An esoteric school established by Dion Fortune


Brotherhood of Light (BOL) – | Home of the Authentic Brotherhood of Light Lessons on the Hermetic Sciences

An esoteric school developed based on A. Zain’s focus on astrological concepts.


Brotherhood of the Eternal Light (BOEL) – Brotherhood of the Eternal Light – BOEL – Mystery School for the Study of Qabbalah, Magic and the Western Mystery Tradition (

A continuation and expansion of the BOL, but founded by long-time BOL member Delores Ashcroft-Nowicki.


Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn (GD) – The Hermetic Order of The Golden Dawn® (

This hermetic school is based on the long-time Golden Dawn and is currently facilitated by Chic and Tabatha Cicero.


Ordus Templi Orientus (OTO) – (and) US Grand Lodge – Ordo Templi Orientis (

An magical school based on Alister Crowley’s works.


Church of the Hermetic Sciences – Ordo Templi Astarte/Temple of Asterte (CHS/OTA) – The Church of The Hermetic Sciences, Inc. – Promoting and Advancing the Western Esoteric Tradition Since 1971 (


There are a few more that I would also refer to, all based on the mystic’s interest, focus, maturity, personal responsibility, mental stability, consciousness and overall attitudes.

I cannot recommend organizations that are based on a single leader guru or dogma without individual thought and challenge.

More references and details at Ezoteric and Occult Organizations ( but many of the links are bad, as Orders and Schools come and go by the decades.