These are some of the events that have recently been held in and around Glastonbury and publicised by Pilgrims.
Past Local Events
A series of self-contained but connected presentations from the book Mysterium Artorius.
Session 1: ‘British Music’.
An exploration of the way that landscape influences the psyche of poets, artists, mystics and how the Arthurian mythos is fundamentally linked to the charisma of places like Glastonbury and Tintagel. Featuring Dion Fortune, Vaughan Williams, Edward Elgar, Rudyard Kipling, and John Cowper Powys, and the theme of perpetual choir.
Although an academic with a strict religious upbringing, Jung readily embraced the mystical element in himself and others. He believed the inner life was as essential to the individual as the conscious world. By delving into personal and universal myth, he followed his own soul’s journey.
November 15th 1539 is generally held to be the day on which the last Abbott of Glastonbury, Richard Whiting was executed for alleged treason. On this day we commemorate him within the town.
Kim will demonstrate how living images from your own system can be obtained in real time using an auto in motion camera, and how this may be used in spiritual development and wellness.
Polly Higgins new book, I Dare You To Be Great, explores Polly’s quest as she reaches out across the world inviting in greatness from all she meets. Her book paints a vision of a world where greatness can flourish within each and every one of us.
What is going to happen to our current economic system? Will it crash or will it remain stable, simply transmuting into a different form? In this talk Oracle Girl will outline what the various prophecies say in answer to these questions and detail my own experience as a professional anthropologist of what the indigenous peoples in Tibet, China, India, Japan, Indonesia, the Arctic Circle and South America currently think.
PRC Talk ‘The Passing of the Flame – Dion Fortune, W.E. Butler & the Way of High Magic’ with Ian Rees
Session 2: ‘Entering the Kingdom – Taking the first step’.
‘The Passing of the Flame’ is a series of 8 themed but standalone talks taking the major themes of Dion Fortune’s work and exploring them as expressed through the work of W.E. Butler and Tom Oloman. This second talk addresses the movement between the world of fragmentation and disconnection and making the first steps in embodying the experience of the living Tree of Life. It will consider Ernest Butler’s approach to the beginnings of occult training and the Sefirah Malkuth.
Most Westerners have familiarity with Christianity in its various forms, but Yoga, while having a 5,000 year history, only came to us in the 1890s. Join Salvatore and explore the foundations and principles of Christianity and Yoga. Discover if we actually find conflict or complement.
The purpose of this paper is to examine why and how so many of the female martyrs of the Reformation period differ so convincingly as these did from the Protestant norm, which saw women in subjection to man, undergoing as they did a liberation from the constraints of Tudor society and the Roman Church.
Session 2: ‘What is Alchemy? An Introduction to the Teachings of Alchemy’.
What actually is alchemy? ‘An Alchemical Journey’ is a series of 6 stand alone themed talks that will introduce us to this fascinating subject. In this second talk James considers what is the alchemy which the great alchemists studied and practiced? This session will provide a clear and simple introduction to the sometimes mystifying words and symbols found in old alchemical manuscripts, with hints on how to use this teachings for inner spiritual work.