The Decline and Fall of the Rose

O Rose, thou art sick The invisible worm that flies in the night in the howling storm Has found out they bed Of crimson joy And his dark secret love Does they life destroy William Blake 1757-1827 Mysteries adept William Blake has packed so much wisdom into these few lines that it will take many…

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Mary Poppins and the Mysteries of Time and Space

I’ve been experiencing for a while that the key to spiritual evolution is found in the original Mary Poppins song “Step in Time”. Mary Poppins is not just a children’s story; it was written by a student of Gurdjieff and of Yeats, and who spent years living with native American tribes in order to learn…

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What to read during the lockdown – The Grail Mysteries

I was going to say that if you’re looking for some great escapism, then the final book to tell you about in this series would be ideal. But then I realised that The Grail Mysteries is no escape all at all. It is a bridge into the Other Worlds that are just as real as…

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What to read during the lockdown – Stories in the Summerlands

Right now, the psychological warfare machine is ramped up massively, with both sides trading blows by twisting and retwisting old myths into false, mind programming narratives. How can you see through the fog of this information war? Well, you can make a good start by letting me teach you how to unweave and repurpose the…

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How to make self-isolation work to your advantage

If you’re self-isolating, I can think of no better time to begin training in the Mysteries because you will have far fewer worldly distractions. In the days of yore, our ancestors would lock themselves away in monasteries and ashrams in order to receive this kind of enlightenment. Now you don’t have to. And you can…

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Foreword to Stories in the Stars by Tally Pendragon

AT THIS PRESENT MOMENT IN TIME, it’s all too easy for those of us who recognise that we are all inter-connected members of the same human race to become overshadowed by the wanton destruction that we witness around us daily. We’ve lost the ability of our ancestors to keep our eyes simultaneously on the ground…

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This sort of Christmas reading could completely change your life!

This festive holiday season might be a good time to get started on the Mysteries. By ‘Mysteries’, I don’t mean a detective story that just spins you round and round in your thinking for no good reason. I mean the Mysteries with a capital “M”. Until recent decades, these Mystery Teachings were jealously guarded and…

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The path to spiritual enlightenment through the Mystery teachings and sacred sex magic

Imagine my unabated joy when I discovered that there was a real, live shaman woman in Glastonbury who’d written the words my heart so yearned to hear! In giving me the permission that I needed to start thinking of my spirituality in a very different way, she quite literally changed my life.

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A Shaman’s Guide to the Esoteric Mysteries of Avalon

I came to Avalon almost 50 years ago, along the secret Green Road of the Soul, the “Mystic Way that leads through the Hidden Door into a land known only to the eye of vision”, as the 20th century mystic, Dion Fortune, described it. I entered that portal through the first ever Glastonbury Festival of…

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The Mystery Teachings – first steps for beginners

If I was asked to describe exactly what the Mystery Teachings were about in just eight words, I would say: “The Marriage of the Sun and the Moon”. You might wonder why that is such a crucial topic to be understood on the road to wisdom and enlightenment. Well, it’s because the Marriage of the…

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The Mystery of the Glastonbury Zodiac

I have been gestating, over the last nine years, a story and a message that the Glastonbury Zodiac has been showing me. The vision was eventually birthed through a combination of studying Katharine Maltwood’s books on the zodiac – a 30-mile round of colossal earthwork giants on the Somerset Levels – and then going on…

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