The Sea Priestess is the title of a highly acclaimed novel, self published in by Dion Fortune. The protagonist of the story is a mild. The Sea Priestess is the highly acclaimed novel in which Dion Fortune introduces her most powerful fictional character, Vivien Le Fay Morgan- a practicing. The Sea Priestess by Dion Fortune – book cover, description, publication history.

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The style of the novel is a free-flowing and deep as the sea itself. Drawn to the occult, she joined the Theosophical Society. Humans or any creatures being sacrificed to ancient gods is evil, in my opinion, and cannot be justified.

In Steven Sutcliffe and Marion Bowman eds. After the United States entered the conflict in DecemberFortune began assembling plans for the post-war period, believing it would mark the dawning of the Age of Aquarius.

The site has been occupied by humans since the late Bronze Age and includes the remains of firtune Romano-Celtic Temple. I believe I am quite knowledgeable in the occult but so much of this novel left me lost and confused.

There is a good bit of goddess worship in oriestess story, but nothing that I felt I could put into practice in my life.

The priestess is a cold fish who does not sully herself on the physical plane! She was really an evolved soul persona-lity. On Cion 2, at 5: It’s deeply perverse and profoundly wicked.

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It was a time when she was also performing her Rite of Isis to invited audiences at the Belfry, that strange temple in London that she later described in her subsequent novel Moon Magicand it is excerpts from this Rite that are extensively quoted in this novel too. For a person may do a lot in the world by virtue of the start he has been given in life, or because he has got something that is wanted at the ssa, but that does not constitute a personality as I use the word.


Fortune’s Fraternity survived her, and was renamed the Society of the Inner Light in ; [] the change was a legal refinement to help the group achieve charitable status. At the novel’s opening, he is a self-described mother’s boy who quarrels endlessly with his pushy sibling.

Anyway, back to the sex rite. I am the waiting Earth that calleth thee. Rollers which did indeed snatch and engulf the young half-wit boy who had been helping them – an incident which the Sea Priestess remarked with typical sangfroid, was probably part of the sacrifice expected by the gods at the building of any temple of significance.

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This faerie realm is a place where sickness and death do not exist. The formatting is a muddle and it’s full of typos, some of which are so mutilated that I struggled to figure out what the words should have been: Morgan turns his life around completely.

Our hapless protagonist, Wilfred, feels himself to be a bit of a loser. Regarding that “Probably yes”: I truly believe that Dion Fortune was a reincarnation of Morgan Le FayI am sure they were from the same soul group and even Dion’s style for red dresses long cloaks all reflecting her past soul connection to Glastonbury and this area of the Earth.

Book Review: The Sea Priestess, by Dion Fortune

So if I were to write a review about how this book made me feel and what it did to me– I’d be revealing the most intimate aspects of my soul. But the sex rite that completes the story was foryune even worse, to my mind.

Archived from the original on 8 November It’s no Glastonbury Romance the Himalayas of an admittedly small genre but it’s worth the time of anyone interested in either depth psy This is a strange, strange artefact.


Evidently, she believed them to be past life memories. Not until these things are called up by the call of the beloved can we be said to have proestess to the depths of our being. Whether priestes or not, she lived a pretty fascinating life this time around. Why isn’t being a human being, a real woman in the real world, sufficient for us and for our men?

Oddly, Fortune did consider herself to be a Christian, albeit a very unorthodox one, and considered both Christianity and the ancient Pagan religions of the West to be the right and proper traditions for the Anglo Saxon peoples. Judging by the outcome, I assume a manuscript was scanned and then word-recognition software was used to translate it. A personality fetches a reaction out of you of one sort or another, and it need not necessarily be a pleasant recaction.

The Goat-Foot God revolves around a wealthy widower, Hugh Patson, who teams up with an esoteric bookseller to seek foftune the ancient Greek god Pan. Little ses known about Fortune’s time in Wales, [11] tortune part because throughout her life she was deliberately elusive when providing biographical details about herself.

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That is why I took two stars off. Fortune, unlike Rickman, was writing truth as she defined prietsess masked as fiction, I found some of the beliefs and practices sinister and disturbing.

This book spells out some of Fortune’s thinking and beliefs. I finally got around to reading it.

The Qabalah is a bit too cerebral for me.