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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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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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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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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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Happy 90th Birthday Dolores!

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SOL Light-Wise Series of Workshops Announced in Central London Beginning July 2019

SOL Light-Wise workshops are taking place in central London, beginning in July this year.
 
They are open to SOL students and members of the school.
 
Each workshop will be a stand-alone event,

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