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A Time for Silence

By Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee, November 2017

Published in Garrison Institute

For our ancestors the rhythms of the seasons were their calendar, the rising and setting of the sun their only clock. Today our clocks seem to spin much faster and it is easy to ignore—or even forget—these more primal seasons and their meaning. And yet as our world appears to spin more and more out of balance—temperatures and sea levels rising, species depleted—there is a pressing need to return to a deeper rhythm, to the cycles that belong to healing and transformation, to the seasons of the Earth and the seasons of the soul. Read more

A Time for Silence2020-07-20T13:40:25-07:00

Changing the Story

by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee, August 2018

Published online on Garrison Institute

"The only way to change the world is to change the story.” We know only too well the story that defines our world today. It is a tale of consumerism and greed, sustained by the empty but enticing promise of an endless stream of “stuff” as the source of our happiness and wellbeing. Read more

Changing the Story2020-07-20T13:42:33-07:00

Feminine Principles and Social Change: Action Rooted in Spirit

By Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

First published in Kosmos Journal

“The Feminine is the matrix of creation, without her full participation nothing new can be born.” Today we are faced by ongoing ecological devastation, polluted air, rising seas, and the world’s worst refugee crisis since the end of World War II. If we can bear to hear the cry—both of the Earth, exploited through our greed and desires, and of the dispossessed, often war-ravaged and exploited by human traffickers and others—how should we fully respond?  Read more

Feminine Principles and Social Change: Action Rooted in Spirit2020-07-20T14:51:17-07:00

The Sacred Feminine Today

by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

Published online on The Huffington Post

Today there is a resurgence of interest in the sacred feminine. The immense popularity a few years ago of Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code spoke not just to our enjoyment of a good thriller but also to the mystery of the divine feminine in Western culture.... Read more

The Sacred Feminine Today2020-07-20T14:55:47-07:00

Feminine Mysteries of Love

by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

Love is the most powerful force in the universe, and for centuries mystics have understood the transformative potential of divine love. Love draws us back to love, love uncovers love, love makes us whole and love takes us Home.  Read more

Feminine Mysteries of Love2020-07-20T14:56:23-07:00

Making the Way for the Feminine

by Anat Vaughan-Lee

Transcription of a Closing Reflection for the Conference "The Global Peace Initiative for Women" in Jaipur, India, March 2008

My name is Anat and I belong to the Naqshbandiyya-Mujaddidiyya Order of Sufism that came to the West from India on the death of our Sufi Teacher in 1966. It was brought to the West by Irina Tweedie who was the first woman to be trained according to this ancient Sufi tradition. Read more

Making the Way for the Feminine2020-07-20T14:56:05-07:00

Returning to a Place of Belonging: An Interview with Sufi mystic Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

By Sam Mowe, May 2017

Published in Garrison Institute

When you pay attention to what’s happening to the world—the destruction of our air, soil, and water—it is common to want to do something to help the situation. But what if part of the reason that we’re in this perilous ecological situation is our tendency to treat the world as if it’s a problem to be solved? Read more

Returning to a Place of Belonging: An Interview with Sufi mystic Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee2020-07-20T14:51:46-07:00

Reconnecting with the World Soul—Interview with Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee for the Kosmos Podcast: Preparing for Profound Change

Recorded July 2017

In this interview with Rhonda Fabian of Kosmos, Lewellyn Vaughan-Lee explores both the Sufi path of love and how mystical consciousness is needed to make a vital contribution to our present global social and environment crisis—and how each in our own way we can work to reconnect with the sacred nature of creation.  Read more

Reconnecting with the World Soul—Interview with Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee for the Kosmos Podcast: Preparing for Profound Change2020-07-20T14:48:38-07:00