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

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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

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Working with Oneness

The Contribution of the Feminine
by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

This is an excerpt from the final chapter of the book Working with Oneness.

Life is an interconnected whole, and the energy of life flows through the web of connections that link part to part. Read More

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The Magic of Creation: The Sufi’s Way

by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee, February 2016

First published in Sutra Journal

One of the central teachings of Sufism is that God is both transcendent and immanent. Our Beloved is “beyond even our idea of the beyond,” and also “nearer to you than yourself to yourself."  Read More

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The Loss of the World Soul and its Return

by Anne Baring

Once upon a time, in a past so distant that we have no memory of it, the invisible and visible dimensions of life were imagined and instinctively experienced as a sacred unity. Read More

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For the Love of All Created by Thee

with Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

The miraculous gift of a prayer and the cry of the heart.

Original talk recorded June, 2014, Mercy Center, Burlingame, CA.  Read More

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Honoring the Sacred Substance in Creation

with Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

There is a spiritual truth that the world is dying because of the lack of a certain spiritual nourishment, a certain sacred substance. A woman can provide that sacred substance—if a woman honors the sacred light of creation in herself, she automatically honors it for the whole of creation.

Filmed December 3, 2011 at the Mercy Center in Burlingame, CA Read More

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The Return of the Feminine: A Gathering for Women

with Anat Vaughan-Lee

There is a pressing need within ourselves and within the earth at this time to reclaim that feminine inner knowing that always was. Being together we will return to that core that is calling us.

Recorded at the Kallopeia Foundation, San Rafael, California June 5, 2010 Read More

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Spiritual Work of the Feminine

with Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

A 19 min clip from the event series The Sufi Path of Love & the Secrets of Mystical Oneness; a series of five talks offering an introduction and outline of Sufism, as well as an understanding of its living presence.

Filmed March 21, 2010 at the Bay Conference Center in Tiburon, CA  Read More

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