Category: Pilgrimage

Mago Symposium June 12 during Mago Pilgrimage

Go to 2016 Mago Pilgrimage.     Mago Symposium   Theme: Journey to Goddess and Magoism Date and Time: June 12 (Sun) 2-6PM Venue: Samseong-gung Museum (to be confirmed) Moderator: Hanpul Seonsa (Korean) & Helen Hye-Sook Hwang (English)   Presenters and Titles: Mary Ann Beavis (Christian Goddess Spirituality) Anna Tzanova (My Vision as a Mago

(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 gynocentric past. However, people today seem to be least concerned about it. Our guides did not inform us of the meaning of the island’s name.

2016 Mago Pilgrimage Participants/Presenters

2016 Mago Pilgrimage to Korea (June 9-22).  Dr. Helen Hye-Sook Hwang, executive director Helen Hye-Sook Hwang, Ph.D.  is scholar, activist, 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

Day 6, 2015 Nine Day Solstice Celebration

See the whole view of 9 Day Program Details. Go to 2015 Nine Day Solstice Celebration Outline and its video announcement. All programs are aired at 9 PM PST US and will be available anytime from then at Mago Academy ( and The Girl God ( All Youtube video segments are available at Mago Academy’s

(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 me three years ago and requested me to visit her region during Mago Pilgrimage. So I did. We visited several cultural and natural sites including

2016 Mago Pilgrimage to Korea

Our theme is “In Search of Acoustic Balance in Ancient Magoist Korea.” We will explore how the Magoist cosmogonic mytheme of cosmic music is manifested in the hidden treasures of traditional Korean culture including Buseok-sa (Temple of Levitated Rock), whale-related legacy in Ulsan Bangudae, Godang-bong in Busan, and Peak of Samsin and Mago Stronghold in

(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 subliminal way. Only an individual may know what the experience means to her/him. We are lucky if we can share that experience with other sojourners.

(Announcement) 2015 Virtual Mago Pilgrimage to Korea

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:

2015 Virtual Mago Pilgrimage to Korea

Mago Academy is pleased to announce 2015 Virtual Mago Pilgrimage to Korea! It is a new program prepared and facilitated by Dr. Helen Hye Sook Hwang, scholar, activist, and writer of Magoism whose scholarship is marked by her intellectual/spiritual/cosmic journey of the Way of the Great Goddess/Mago. For the last two years, she has led

(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 Alchemy and Consanguinity of All Peoples My study of Mago, the Great Goddess of East Asia, has hurled me into uncharted territory. (In fact, my