Calendar of Events

Unless stated otherwise, all events are open to the public and held at our temple space at 991 Forest Avenue in Portland, Maine. Children and families are always welcome. For more information, please feel free to contact us.

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October

October 11
Thursday
6:30-8 PM

Tarot Night

Looking to practice your tarot skills? Are you new to tarot and want to see what a reading is like? Drop by our Tarot Night to learn, share, and try new ideas in a warm, open, and friendly environment. All styles, decks, and skill levels are welcome, from complete novice to accomplished reader!

October 12
Friday
6:30-9 PM

Happy Funtime Sing-a-Long!
(Feast for the Life of Aleister Crowley)

Tune up your acoustic guitar, dust off your hand drums, and shine up the jingles on your tambourine! It's Aleister Crowley's birthday and we're celebrating with an evening of music and merriment! Just bring an instrument to play (acoustic only please!), your singing voice, and a few tunes to share.

October 14
Sunday
6:30-8:30 PM

The Bizarre Life of Aleister Crowley
Deadwick's Ethereal Emporium
Portsmouth, NH

Aleister Crowley -- the name alone conjures ideas of a madman, magician, or prophet to some. Immerse yourself in an evening of understanding the life of "The Great Beast 666"! A poet, mountain climber, black magician! We'll discuss the myth, legends, sex magick, as well as how Crowley played a role in the Golden Dawn, modern day Ordo Templi Orientis (O.T.O.), and Thelema. The evening will climax in a demonstration of a banishing ritual, known as The Star Ruby. At the end of the night, you decide if he was the "Wickedest Man in the World! An evening not to be missed! Light refreshments and adult beverages will be available. Please bring questions and an open mind! 21+ only.

October 20
Saturday
2 PM

Minerval Initiations (Members Only)

Private event. Open to initiates of the Minerval degree and above.

October 21
Sunday
1 PM

Gnostic Mass with Baptism and Confirmation

Join us for a celebration of the Gnostic Mass, the central public and private ritual of the OTO.
Please plan to arrive 15 minutes before the start time.
Baptisms and Confirmations are available with prior request.

October 21
Sunday
2 PM

Lectio Divina and Contemplative Thelemic Practice

Lectio Divina is a contemplative practice involving scriptural reading, meditation, and prayer aimed at communion with God and increased understanding of God's Word. As a monastic practice, it is traditionally done in a group setting. Although the practice itself is rooted in Christianity, it is easily applied to Thelemic holy texts and communion with one's inner divinity. In this class, we will briefly review how to practice Lectio Divina, and then use it to meditate on a passage from The Book of the Law as a group. At the end of the class, attendees will be prepared to add this wonderful contemplative tool to their own daily practice.

October 24
Wednesday
8 PM

Online Business Meeting

Open to active, dues-current members of Abrahadabra Oasis only. Details will sent to members by email.

Note: When and where Abrahadabra may hold events outside of its dedicated space, no affliation between Abrahadabra Oasis and the event location or business is implied. While the membership may choose to gather at a public place, it does not infer affiliation of any sort, either between Abrahadabra Oasis and that place of business, or conversely.