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AIT Chicago Aug 28-29


U.S.G.L Advanced Initiator Training was hosted by Aum Ha Lodge in the Valley of Chicago, IL on the weekend of August 28-29.  

Registration and logistical information below.

Logistical information:

Aum. Ha. Lodge
7013 N. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, IL 60626

Hilton Orrington/Evanston
1710 Orrington Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201(847) 866-8700

Margarita European Inn
1566 Oak Ave, Evanston, IL 60201(847) 869-2273
Homestead Hotel
1625 Hinman Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201(847) 475-3300
The hotel as well as the Lodge are both accessible by public transportation.  

If you are in need of local hospitality, please email: info@aumha-oto.org


Friday, August 27th 

7:30pm - Reception at the temple of Aum. Ha. Lodge for weekend participants.

Saturday, August 28th

Doors will open at 8:30am with a light breakfast, coffee and tea provided.

 9:00 to 9:15            

Introductions and Opening 
Kim Knight

 9:15 to 10:00

Memorization Technique
Dionysius Rogers

 10:00 to 11:00          

Hats and Chairs: Cooperation and Interdependences between Presiding Ritualists and Body Masters
Richard Kaczynski

 11:0 to 11:15      


 11:15 to 11:30

Secrecy and Confidentiality
Dionysius Rogers

 11:30 to 12:15    

Expecting the Unexpected
Craig Berry


 Lunch (provided onsite for a donation)

 1:15 to 2:00    

Psychological and Social Impact of MMM Initiations
David Shoemaker

 2:00 to 2:45

Advice for Second Degree
Craig Berry

 2:45 to 3:00    


 3:00 to 3:45    

Ceremonial Elocution
Dionysius Rogers

 3:45 to 4:30

Developing Highly Skilled Officers
Kim Knight

 4:30 to 5:15 

Forms of Examination
Dionysius Rogers

 5:15 to 8:30

Dinner Break


Reception (Minerval and Above only at Aum. Ha. Lodge)

Sunday August 28th

9:00 to 10:00          

Consciousness Alteration in the Oasis Degrees
David Shoemaker

 10:00 to 10:15

Chains and Commissions
Dionysius Rogers

 10:15 to 10:45      

Orienting Attendees
Richard Kaczynski

10:45 to 11:00   


11:00 to 11:45

The Use of Recorded Music in MMM Initiations
David Shoemaker

 11:45 to 12:45   

Chants and Singing 

Dionysius Rogers

 12:45 to 1:45

Lunch (provided onsite for a donation)

 1:45 to 2:30 

Qabalistic Psychology and Mysteries of the MMM initiations
David Shoemaker

2:30 to 2:45

The Magician on All Spheres
Dionysius Rogers

  2:45 to 3:00   


 3:00 to 3:30  

Somatic Technique
Kim Knight

3:30 to 4:15

Knowledge Lecture Basics

Dionysius Rogers

 4:15 to 5:15 

Symbolism of MMM Initiations 
Richard Kaczynski

8:00 pm

Liber XV: The Gnostic Mass 

Lifeforce Arts Center (Old Aum. Ha. Temple location)

3148 North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657-3117


AIT Pins

We have commissioned these beautiful pendants for Advanced Initiator Training.  They are made with solid silver and are available either as a pin or as a pendant.  

They are available to O.T.O Chartered Initiators who have attended AIT or will be attending this training.  The cost is $40.00 each and may be ordered by selecting "PIN/PENDANT" during your registration. 

Please Note:  You MUST order by August 13 for your pin to be available at AIT.  Additional shipping will apply otherwise. 


Registration will be CLOSING on August 23, 2010 ev.

AIT - Chicago Registration