The Star Sirius in Ancient Egypt

The Star Sirius in Ancient Egypt

By as early as 3285 B.C.E., the culture of ancient Egypt had developed a pronounced emphasis on a star then called Sothis, Sept, or Sepdet, today called Sirius. Sirius is a highly noticeable star in the heavens, the brightest star in the night sky. It’s prominently positioned just southeast of dramatic and easily distinguished Orion. Sky viewers in the northern hemisphere can most readily observe Sirius in the winter and early spring night sky, while viewers in the southern hemisphere will Pnd Sirius most readily viewed in the summer and…

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Alice Bailey, Twentieth-Century Sirian Channel

Alice A Bailey's books

Who Was Alice Bailey? A spiritual leader and innovator within the Theosophical tradition established by famed nineteenth century occultist H.P. Blavatsky, Alice Bailey was a prolific twentieth-century British metaphysical writer whose twenty-four works have done much to shape the world of modern metaphysical spiritual literature. In fact, Bailey’s contribution to global spiritual culture has been so great that the respected American scholar of religion J. Gordon Melton has claimed that Bailey’s books are the single most important source which set the stage for the rise of the worldwide New Age…

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A Brief History of Dursley Railway (1854-1970)

Dursley Station in late 1960s

Dursley is a small market town located in the Cotswold Hills of South Gloucestershire, South-West England. Today it is a quiet suburban off-shoot of its near city neighbours Gloucester and Bristol but for over two centuries it was an independent township with its own rural customs, rich community celebrations and highly successful woollen trade. With the coming of the railways to Bristol and Birmingham in the 1820s the town’s dominance in the cloth industry began to wane as other towns and cities in the UK were able to take advantage…

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The Power of the Ankh

The Power of the Ankh by Peter J Morris book cover

The Power of the Ankh

How to Use the Ancient Symbol of Life to Transform Your Health, Wealth and Destiny

By Peter J Morris

From the Ancient Egyptians through to the 19th century mystics and 20th century hippies, the Ankh has been thought of as a powerful bringer of abundant life and good fortune. But what powers does the Ankh really hold?

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Why is Sirius Important?

Artist's Impression of the Relative Sizes of Sirius A and Sirius B

The star Sirius is also known as the “Dog Star” by virtue of it being prominant in the constellation of Canis Major, or ‘Big Dog’ and is thought to be around 2–300 million years old It can be seen easily from the Northern Hemisphere by the naked eye between 30 and 73 degres of latitude and sometimes its luminosity is so great that it can be seen in daylight. About Canis Major Canis Major is one of the eighty-eight modern constellations and was included in the 2nd-century astronomer Ptolemy’s classification…

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M Temple Richmond

Maureen Temple Richmond (Author of Sirius)

M Temple Richmond

Born in 1951 American writer and researcher Maureen Temple Richmond is a scholar and enthusiast of the Western Esoteric and Initiatory Tradition.
For that purpose, Richmond has studied the Alice Bailey writings with The Arcane School of Lucis Trust, the works of H.P. Blavatsky with the Theosophical Society of America; the works of Manly Palmer Hall with the Philosophical Research Society; Rosicrucianism with The Ancient Mystical Order Rosae Crucis; Pythagorean mysticism with the Order of the Golden Rose; Celtic spirituality with The Avalon Mystery School; astrology with The American Federation of Astrologers and The National Council of Geocosmic Research, and the academic presentation of esotericism through participation in and presentation of papers with The Society for the Study of Metaphysical Religion and The American Academy of Religion.

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