Euoi, you do realize that the east and the west have different perspective but it’s really the same on a deeper level. Western magicians work allot with planets, and in the east they work with chakra. If you map the tree of life to the body, you will see that more is similar than you think.
Franz bardon was a master of western and eastern magick, and he successfully combined them into his own system.
Think about what the difference is between kether and the crown chakra, the root and malkuth.
Initiation is deeply important, but I believe that if one meditate on Aum or any mantra or symbol, that person will tap into the stream of knowledge to that system, and will learn it’s secrets, but it will take allot more time.
Remember allot of magicians teach magickal techniques that comes from both east and west, including EA Koetting. Nobody owns the different chakra systems, like nobody owns the tree of life, so if opening the third eye helps people in ascend in their magickal work, why should it matter if it’s of the east or west.
To conclude did you know that western magickal rituals like the middle pillar, can actually help in awakening kundalini energy, imagine that