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Steven Critchley will be speaking at the Dion Fortune Legacy Seminar in October 2020

Steven will be one of the speakers at this year’s Dion Fortune Legacy Seminar in Glastonbury, hosted by The Company of Avalon.

His talk will focus on the trance mediumship of Dion Fortune and how theoretical and practical understanding of Dion Fortune’s mediumship impacts his practical work.

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The Seed of Tradition 2020

The Seed of Tradition

John 12:24 is a reflection of universal spiritual law:

“Verily, verily, I say unto you, except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone: but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit.”

When we learn and inherit a spiritual tradition,

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SOL Study Group meeting in London from January 2020

 

 

SOL STUDY GROUP – LONDON

The London SOL Study Group is a new group for SOL Students & Initiates based in London ( and the surrounding areas ) who want to study and learn in a friendly group environment as well as meet like-minded people.

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Yuletide Blessings

We wish all our students, supervisors, lodge leaders, members and friends a restful, refreshing and healing Yuletide.

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The SOL Esoteric School and Politics

I try to follow Dion Fortune’s example and keep my personal politics out of spiritual teaching and leadership of an esoteric school.

Why? Because in an association such as the SOL we have students working with us that hold a multiplicity of beliefs, philosophies and religious paths. All our students and members are welcome to learn in the school no matter what personal politics they support,

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A Surprise Encounter with David Carstairs: Dion Fortune, Spiritualism, Occultism and the SOL School

 

A Surprise Encounter with David Carstairs: Dion Fortune, Spiritualism, Occultism and the SOL School

 

Dion Fortune wrote the following sentences in an important article called: “The Secret Tradition, Occultism and Spiritualism” that she wrote for the Spiritualist periodical “Light” in 1942:

“Yoga,

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Please Remember Dolores in Prayers

Would SOL students and friends please remember Dolores in your prayers, if you feel so inclined?

Dolores is going through a very tough time at the moment and is appreciative of upliftment.

She has been ill recently, with bad bronchitis and some other issues, and is still going through a painful divorce process.

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Seven Roses Blooming at the Door

Seven white roses are blooming today, August 28th, at the external door here at the Sanctuary.

They inspired this prayer in my heart this morning:

“May the perfect involution of the presence and force of the Cosmic Artist, bless the forms we build and offer in our school as we seek to serve the Light.”

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SOL Supervisors and Magi Welcome to SOL HQ

Light within and Light without.

This is an image of the altar light and the north window of the temple at SOL HQ in the Peak District, England.

The temple is used for SOL rituals as well as for personal work.

All SOL Magi and Supervisors are welcome to visit the temple and retreats can be arranged for longer stays for those who wish to spend time with Steve or consult the SOL archive and Brian O’Neill Memorial Library.

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Happy 90th Birthday Dolores!

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