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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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Pantaenus “The Sicilian Bee” and Themes of our New Introductory Course

 

 

Dear Friends,

The new SOL introductory course that will be made available this summer, “The Way of the Apprenticed Mage” is being prepared in alignment with the principal teachings that were communicated in the Practical Course on the Mystical Qabalah by W.E.

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The Concept of the Rule of the Order

In the SOL we have student study groups and practical working groups that we traditionally call ‘Lodges’ in several countries.

As a long-established correspondence school, we also offer supervised teaching opportunities to our students as well as offering practical workshops that are led by the Director of Studies or teachers that are approved by him.

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On the Edge of the Etheric Workshop

May 3rd-5th, 2019, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent

Cost: £80 (including refreshments and light meals)

Steven will also be teaching this workshop in the USA in the fall this year, details will be announced as soon as arrangements have been finalised.

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