Dion Fortune

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Dion Fortune AKA Violet Firth AKA Violet Mary Firth Evans "Deo, non fortuna" (Latin"by God, not fate")

Wales / England 1890 - 1946

Comments: Magician ; Qabalist; Rosicrucian; Ceremonial Magick, astral travel, group work from a distance. Followed 3 ways: Hermetic Path, the Mystic Path and the Green Ray Path of elemental and nature contacts; beware the Red Ray energies when WORKing Green Path; Creator of quasi - Magical Masonic Rites;


Teachers: Dr. Theodore Moriarty AKA Dr. Taverner; who was influenced by G.I. Gurdjieff; Mayia Curtis-Webb AKA Mrs. Tranchell-Hayes, head of the Alpha et Omega Temple in London; Moina Mathers; J.W. Brodie-Innes Alpha et Omega Temple in in Weston-super-Mare ; Arthur O'Mulligan, taught her The Green Ray Way;Paracelsus ; Eliphas Levi; Papus; William Wynn Westcott; Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers; William Robert Woodman; William Alexander Ayton; Robert Wentworth Little; Florence Farr ; Dr. Robert Felkin ; H.P. Blavatsky; Annie Besant; A.E. Waite; Lewis Spence on Celtic British Ten Lost Tribes;

Students: Charles Fielding AKA Alan Adams; Chas Clifton; Carr Collins; Colonel Charles Seymour; Christine Campbell Thompson AKA Christine Hartley ; Thomas Penry Evans AKA Merlin, her husband; Gareth Knight AKA Dr. Basil Wilby; Hans Nintzel; Charles Thomas Loveday AKA Nibs; Miss Lonsdale AKA Lummy; Miss Lathbury AKA Dragon; Elsie Reeves; Gwen Stafford-Allen; Bernard Bromage; W. E. Butler AKA Walter Ernest Butler; Dr Francis Israel Regardie; William G. Gray; Arthur Chichester; Margaret Lumley Brown; W.K. Creasy; Kathleen Raine; Peter Valentine Timlett; Dolores Ashcroft Nowicki; Doreen Valiente; Chuck Furnace; Anne Bancroft; J. H. Brennan (Herbie); Kerr Cuhulain AKA Detective Constable Charles Ennis ; Star & Cross aka the "Celtic Christian Church" of Carr Collins and Alan Adams aka Charles Fielding of The London Group;

Friends and Enemies: Aleister Crowley, the Beast 666 ; Frederick Bligh Bond; Amy Campbell; Edward Langford Garstin, of Alpha et Omega;

Organizations: the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn had split, 1st attended Mathers's London Temple of the Alpha et Omega,then Stella Matutina; Community of the Inner Light; Servants of the Light; Fraternity of the Inner Light ; The Society of the Inner Light, Christian Mystic Lodge of the Theosophical Society; Guild of the Master Jesus, a separate Magical Christian Mediation group; Watchers of Avalon; The Hermetic Order of the Temple of Starlight; Co-Masonry ;

Author: Non-fiction: Mystical Qabalah ; The Training & Work of an Initiate; Aspects of Occultism; Applied Magic; Cosmic Doctrine; The Magical Battle of Britain; Esoteric Orders And Their Work; Practical Occultism in Daily Life; Psychic Self Defense aka Psychic Self Defence (SP)- A Study In Occult Pathology and Criminality; Sane Occultism; Through the Gates of Death; NOVELS: The Sea Priestess; Moon Magic; Secrets of Doctor Taverner (based on Dr. Theodore Moriarty; The Goat Foot God; The Demon Lover; Biographies: Priestess: The Life and Magic of Dion Fortune by Alan Richardson, 1987; The Story of Dion Fortune "as told to" Charles Fielding and Carr Collins, 1985 Spiritualism in the Light of Occult Science, 1931;


Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dion_Fortune; http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=Dion+Fortune; http://www.innerlight.org.uk/dion/DionFort.html; http://www.angelfire.com/az/garethknight/aboutdf.html/; http://www.innerlight.org.uk/; Priestess: the Life and Magic of Dion Fortune By Alan Richardson; The Story of Dion Fortune by Charles Fielding and Carr Collins;http://www.patheos.com/blogs/allergicpagan/2014/02/22/wiccanate-privilege-discussion-at-pantheacon/ ; http://www.alchemyguild.info/Archives/16%20Kabbalah/Anonymous%20-%20The%20Mystical%20Qabala.pdf ;