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“The Tree of Life and Death: Transforming the Qlipoth” by Ian Rees

We recommend: The Tree of Life and Death – Transforming the Qlipoth by Ian Rees to all SOL members and students.

This is a welcome contribution to practical studies and deepening work with the Mystical Qabalah.

Click on the image below to link to AEON Books sales page:

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Remembering the Life and Work of Gareth Knight

The SOL school would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Gareth Knight following his death on Tuesday 1st March.

The Helios Book Service, which was founded by Gareth Knight, his wife Roma and John and Mary Hall in the 1960s,

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A Talk by Steven Critchley is Available to Watch Online

 

A talk that Steven presented in support of the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre in Edinburgh is now available to watch and listen to on YouTube.

If you are interested in listening to the discussion about mediumship, trance (altered states of awareness), the work of Dion Fortune and some of our school’s understandings of the magic of the Mystical Qabalah please follow the link or watch here.

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Tarot Journeys: Meditations by Elizabeth Anderton Fox

Elizabeth Anderton Fox’s latest book Tarot Journeys is now available.

Elizabeth brings great insight and expertise to her work that is informed by many decades of experience in the esoteric world.

We highly recommend this publication to all SOL students and friends.

You can buy direct from the publishers:

https://www.immanion-press.com/tarot-journeys

The book is also available from Amazon UK:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/s?i=stripbooks&rh=p_27%3AElizabeth+Anderton+Fox&s=relevancerank&text=Elizabeth+Anderton+Fox&ref=dp_byline_sr_book_1

 

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The Passing of Michael Nowicki

 

Michael B. R. Nowicki (1931-2021)

We extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Michael Nowicki (B. 27th February 1931 D. 24th June 2021 aged 91 years) who was a founding member of the SOL school.

Michael died on the evening of Midsummer’s Day which is also the feast day of St.

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The Dion Fortune Legacy Seminar 2021

Steven Critchley will be speaking, on the following topic, at The Dion Fortune Legacy Seminar on September 11th 2021:

Trance Communication and The Etheric Eidolon in W.E. Butler’s Practical Course on the Mystical Qabalah

W.E. Butler was a student of Dion Fortune,

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New Publications

 

This book is available in 3 editions, hardcover, softcover colour and monochrome.

Dolores Ashcroft Nowicki has written the Foreword to the book and Steven Critchley has written the following endorsement:

“Any student of the western esoteric tradition, theurgy, the work of the ancient Egyptian priesthood,

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre, Edinburgh, online “Tuesday Talk” with Steven Critchley.

Trance Mediumship, Magic and the Mystical Qabalah of Dion Fortune’ by Dr Steven Critchley. 7.30pm.

Tuesday 23rd March 2021

Cost £5

In this talk Steven will discuss aspects of the trance mediumship of Dion Fortune, her teachings on magic and her methods of teaching the Mystical Qabalah.

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Yuletide Greetings

We wish all of our students, supervisors and lodges a peaceful Yuletide season!

Thank you all for your work in the school in what has been a very challenging year.

I just finished working in the temple here a short solstice ritual that included Mistletoe. I love calling it “All-Heal”

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Dolores’ Latest Work of Fiction is Now Published

Dolores Ashcroft Nowicki’s latest work of fiction, The Hill of Dreams (Book Two of The Guardians of Albion) is now published (only available for order through Amazon).

This is the sequel to The Singing Stones that many students will have read already. The story continues!

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