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Darkening of the Light
Darkening of the Light

Darkening of the Light

Witnessing the End of an Era


176 Pages, 5.25 x 7.25

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB, PDF, Mobipocket

Trade Paper, $14.95 (US $14.95) (CA $16.95)

Publication Date: November 2013

ISBN 9781890350505

Rights: US & CA

The Golden Sufi Center (Nov 2013)


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A sacred and spiritual perspective on the global ecological crisis

A compelling insight into the impact that external, ecological damage has on the inner self, this spiritual exploration argues that although spiritual teachings reveal that events in the outer world are a reflection of changes taking place in the inner world, there is little awareness and discussion of how this outer darkening is reflected within. The book tells the story of changes that have been taking place in the inner worlds that belong to a collective spiritual destiny and the fate of the planet, changes that are as significant as the ecological devastation even as they are unreported and unacknowledged. It asserts that destruction of the surrounding world, as it continues, is reflected in the inner worlds of all people through a loss of sacred light, and the threat of a soulless wasteland looms large. The book seeks to address readers’ futures as individuals and as a whole, and to inspire people to take responsibility for the earth and reclaim humanity’s sacred role as its guardians.


"I bow to the courage in this book… Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee has heard the cry of the Earth and been brave to face and feel the immensity of the loss. He has dared to hope we can wake up to save what's left of our world and our souls.” —Joanna Macy, Deep ecologist and co-author of Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We're in without Going Crazy

Author Biography

Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee is a Sufi teacher who has lectured extensively throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. He is the founder of the Golden Sufi Center; is the author of more than 15 books, including Alchemy of Light, Return of the Feminine and the World Soul, Spiritual Ecology, and Spiritual Power; and was recently interviewed by Oprah Winfrey for Super Soul Sunday. He lives in Inverness, California.