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Ms. Trista Hendren
Trista Hendren is the author of The Girl God series. You can read more about her projects at www.thegirlgod.com
Dr. Kaalii Cargill
Kaalii lives and works in Melbourne, Australia. She has been engaged for 40 years in women’s consciousness raising groups, home birth, attachment parenting, parent-run schooling, psychotherapy, dream work, women’s circles, and sacred ritual space. In the 1980s she co-developed Soul Centred Psychotherapy, a therapeutic modality based on the feminine principle. Her PhD explored women’s reproductive autonomy. She has 5 books available on Amazon, including Don’t Take It lying Down: Life According to the Goddess, a non-fiction book based on her PhD, and Daughters of Time, a visionary/herstorical novel tracing a line of daughters through 4000 years from ancient Sumer to the present day. Also, Dr. Cargill has co-edited She Rises: Why Goddess Feminism, Activism, and Spirituality (Mago Books, 201) with Dr. Helen Hye-Sook Hwang.
Dr. Helen Hye-Sook Hwang
Helen Hye-Sook Hwang is researcher, teacher, and advocate of Magoism, anciently originated tradition that venerates Mago as the Great Goddess. She earned her MA and Ph.D. in Religion with emphasis on Feminist Studies from Claremont Graduate University, CA. She also studied toward a MA degree in East Asian Studies at UCLA, CA. Since 2012, Helen has founded and directed the Return to Mago E-Magazine (magoism.net), Mago Academy (magoacademy.org), and Mago Books (magobook.com). Among her publications are The Mago Way: Re-discovering Mago, the Great Goddess from East Asia (Mago books, 2015) and She Rises: Why Goddess Feminism, Activism, and Spirituality? Volume 1 (Mago Books, 2015), co-edited with Dr. Kaalii Cargill.
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- (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 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 […]
- (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 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 […]