Western Mystery School

Institute for Transpersonal Development

We offer a transpersonal training, by bringing together the knowledge of the ages in a program that optimizes your life.

Temple Training

The Temple Training is an ongoing cycle of active learning classes in Transpersonal Magic. It is a program you can take part in at any time, consisting of two semesters p.a., each including five intensive full day classes plus feedback.

Transpersonal Magic Trainer

Did you ever have the notion that ‘there is more’? That state of mind, where everything suddenly makes sense? Without words a Knowing awakens, a Beauty becomes tangible and a Mystery hovers in the air …

Temple Retreats

Every year Ina Cüsters-van Bergen organizes two Temple Retreats. These are intensive weekend events. Every Temple Retreat is unique, and covers a Hermetic theme from the Western Mystery Tradition.

Solo Magical Training

Know yourself, discover your gifts. That is the biggest challenge! The Solo Magical Training leads you, in 25 steps. Every lesson a tangible goal, a building block: study, experience, application and internalization.

Transpersonal Coaching

Everybody sometimes needs advice from a neutral expert about spiritual or psychic issues. A Transpersonal Coaching session offers insight in the possibilities to cope with psychic issues as well as those related to spiritual development.

Magical Books

Magical books are workbooks: they are filled with knowledge to be applied and exercises that need to be practiced. Magic is an art of life for the adventurous. Pursue it daily and you will benefit from its healing, life changing powers!

Tarot Teachings

Did you know that the Tarot Cards are keys to deep mysteries? Are you aware of the fact that the Tarot reveals ancient old wisdom teachings? The cards unlock the wondrous Mysteries of Life and open doors to the Teachings of the Universe.

Portal Grade

The Portal Grade are the Builders of the Temple: they have created their Inner Temple and start expanding, to become the teachers of the future. This training is for First Degree Initiatiates of the Magical Order Temple of Starlight.

Transpersonal Therapy

Transpersonal Therapy consists of a series of techniques to unleash blocked energy patterns, with the help of deep imagination through symbols, metaphors and archetypes, either in pursuit of a spiritual experience, or in a psychotherapeutic setting.

Teaching Videos/Audios

Watch videos, listen to audios about Transpersonal Magic: meditations on the Magical Kabbala, lectures in Hermetic Philosophy, exercises in Deep Imagination, demonstrations of course materials. More videos are planned.

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The Mages

The temple community consists of trainees and initiates of different degrees. Initiates serve as models for every member of the group to create awareness of ideal archetypes. The functions – not the people themselves - serve as transpersonal models for development of...

THE TRAINING OF AN INITIATE

The training modules of the Magical Order Temple of Starlight prepare you for initiation. During that training you will develop your psychism. As Dion Fortune and Ernest Butler emphasize; there is ‘wild’ psychism and trained psychism. Ernest Butler states ‘Fantasy is...

VACANCY: HIGH PRIEST M/F

Within the Western Mystery Tradition priest offices of all levels are accessible to both men and women. Both sexes work together in lodges as equals. They both hold all offices up to the highest level. And what is even more interesting: there is not only God, but he...

THE VISION BEHIND THE TEMPLE OF STARLIGHT

Years ago I was trained in a spiritual organization by a teacher that was loved intensely by the students. I found that a privilege, and I learned very much. Then the time came to continue my journey. With all the spiritual fruits I had harvested, I raised the Temple...

Deep Night

While the World sleeps I float through the streets at night Throwing billions of sparks around me Bejewel the blackened sky sew them as diamonds on my black mantle. Thus I create that Mystical Space to give the Inner Self a Universe to fill: with expectations,...

Eternal Eye

I am the Everlight, the Eye of Timeless Space, Constant and immortal, white and bright. No shade has force to bind down my might. I reclaim my Throne, and poor down a golden beam Create the Shining Stairway seen by Jacob in his dream. Set foot on that path of light, I...

TRANSPERSONAL PSYCHOLOGY

A few days ago I wrote about my vision on the role of the teacher/trainer in the Western Mystery School. But what do the trainers train? How does the trainer use the ancient legacy of Mythology, Astrology, Magic and Alchemy? And what are the results? Dion Fortune was...

The Deep

How do you experience your life? As a wasteland, a barren place where nothing can flourish? A place of constant trauma where you roll every day into the next drama? Then come with me on a journey; I invite you to visit the Deep. The Deep… a place that is not a place....

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