The Sanctuary of Michael is a group of initiates of the Hermetic Order of the Morning Star International who reside near San Diego California. The Hermetic Order of the Morning Star International claims to be the present-day name of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. Since its inception in 1888, the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn has been the most influential force in the modern rebirth of the Western Esoteric Tradition. From the neo-pagan revival to the New Age movement, the Golden Dawn's wealth of teachings still has a profound and lasting effect on all those who seek spiritual enlightenment in the western world. For more information about the Hermetic Order of the Morning Star, please visit the Grand Temple of Isis Mighty Mother Homepage.