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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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Dedication of this House of Light

Star Above – Star Below – Star Within

Blessings on this House of Light and its Opened Way

Discover the Inner Light – The Epiphany Within

“I want to know in order to serve”

May the Gifts of Your Soul Shine in the World

Servant of the Light

 

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Solstice Greetings from Steven

Dear Students, Supervisors, Lodge Magi and Friends of the SOL,

I am writing to wish everyone a blessed Yuletide and a very happy new year 2019 and I am also writing to share a short symbol-prayer that can be likened in some ways to a very simple guided visualization.

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SOL School Inner Temple

A Guide to working in the inner temple of the SOL school has been prepared by the Director of Studies for all SOL students and members.

The guide is available for download in the members-only section of the website, linked from each course catalog section and also the supervisor downloads section,

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