You are invited to the Circle of Mago Pilgrims beyond this event!
Theme: “Dis-covering the Home/Womb/Tomb of the Great Goddess in Oneself via Mago Stronghold, Jiri Mountains”
Dates: Oct. 11-31 (21 days with nine-day self-guided meditation/reflection themes on the Primordial Home, Mago Stronghold)
Facilitator: Dr. Helen Hye-Sook Hwang (Founder of the Mago Work)
Methods: Participant-centered. Dr. Hwang provides daily themes, topics, or resources for 21 days. Participants ask questions or comment on the theme. All are encouraged to respond and discuss. We will have one video meeting on Oct. 29 (about one hour, time TBA).
Venues: Online (Google Community and Google Hangout)
Resources: The Mago Way: Re-discovering Mago, the Great Goddess from East Asia (authored by Dr. Helen Hwang, 2015 Mago Books); photos and videos freshly taken during the annual celebration of Mago in Mt. Jiris, Korea; audio-visual materials on previous Mago Pilgrimages; Dr. Hwang’s essays on Mago and Mago Pilgrimage in Return to Mago E-Magazine; online materials provided by all participants including facilitator.
Themes for 21 Days includes: Origin and History of Mago Pilgrimage, Discovering Magoist Korea, Mytho-History of Magoism, Magoist Cosmology, Genealogy of the Great Goddess/Mago, Cross-cultural unity in Goddess traditions, Magoism and East Asian Religions, Magoist Shamans, Gynocentric Consciousness of WE/HERE/NOW.
Keywords: Mago Stronghold (Primordial Home), Return to Mago’s Origin, Magoist Cosmogony, Cosmic Music, Mago Triad, Budo (Mecca of Magoism), Old Korea, Nine Magos, Parthenogenesis.
For more details, see 2015 Virtual Mago Pilgrimage to Korea. Join us in the Circle of Mago Pilgrims (it is ongoing beyond this event)!
- (Pilgrimage Report 1) The First 2013 Mago Pilgrimage to Korea
[Author’s note: First Mago Pilgrimage to Korea took place in June 6-19, 2013. We visited Ganghwa Island, Seoul, Wonju, Mt. Jiri, Yeong Island (Busan), and Jeju Island.] Part 1 Magoist […]
- (Pilgrimage Report 2) The First 2013 Mago Pilgrimage to Korea
[Author’s note: The first Mago Pilgrimage to Korea took place June 6-19, 2013. We visited Ganghwa Island, Seoul, Wonju, Mt. Jiri, Yeong Island (Busan), and Jeju Island.] Part 2 Traditional […]
- (2015 Mago Pilgrimage Report 1) Triad Shrines in Gangmun
Our visit as well as my lecture in the northeastern coastal region of South Korea was arranged by Ms. Eungyeong Kim. Ms. Kim, lecturer at Gangneung Wonju University, had contacted […]
- (Essay) On the 2015 Virtual Mago Pilgrimage to Korea
A Goddess Pilgrimage is not a one-time event but an ever unfolding process that takes place before, during, and after the actual/virtual travel. Things work in a profound, complex, and […]
- (2015 Mago Pilgrimage Essay 2) Neuk-do (Serpent Island)
I wanted to go to Neuk-do because of the Mago story told in the region. Its name Neuk-do, which means the Serpent Island (구렁이섬), whispers a deep memory of the […]