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A system of measure used in the A.:A.:, (an order in the western esoteric tradition), to designate the gradual steps to enlightenment. The Oath of a Probationer must first be taken before this path may be travelled.

The Eleven Grades or Degrees of Attainment are known and named as follows:

THE ORDER OF THE S.:S.:

Ipsissimus - - - - - 10=1

Magus - - - - - 9=2

Magister Templi - - - - - 8=3

THE ORDER OF THE R.C.

(Babe of the Abyss - the link)

Adeptus Exemptus - - - - - 7=4

Adeptus Major - - - - - 6=5

Adeptus Minor - - - - - 5=6

THE ORDER OF THE G.D.

(Dominus Liminis - the link)

Philosophus - - - - - 4=7

Practicus - - - - - 3=8

Zelator - - - - - 2=9

Neophyte - - - - - 1=10

Probationer - - - - - 0=0

These titles have Qabalistic signifigance and should be studied in the light of the Tree of Life, as well as in Liber 777.

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