from the Spiritual Garden
a website for those around the world interested in the programs of Atum O'Kane

Deeper Story
Public Programs


"Alchemical Operations of Transformation" - begins April / May 2015 - Amsterdam, Netherlands

"The Rosary of the Good Seeds" - May 21-24, 2015 - Amsterdam, Netherlands

Pilgrimage to Bhutan -  June 2015

"Honoring Your Journey" - July 3 - 5, 2015 - Petaluma CA, USA

"Engaging Greek Archetypes" - Pilrimage to Crete - Aug 8 - 16, 2015 - Crete, Greece

"The Rosary of the Good Seeds" - Sept. 4 - 6, 2015 - Petaluma CA, USA

"The Art of Spiritual Guidance" - begins September 2015 - Cortes Island/Vancouver BC Canada

"The Mandala Pilgrimage: An Inner Journey" - Nov. 6, 2015 - Amsterdam, Netherlands

Sufi Camp in Mexico - , 2016 - near Puerta Vallarta, Mexico

Pilgrimage: "The Sacred Walled City of Assisi" -  March 30 - April 5, 2016 - Assisi, Italy.

International Gathering of the Spiritual Guidance Wisdom School - April 7-10, 2016 - Assisi, Italy

Pilgrimage to Bhutan -  Fall 2016. Registration not yet open.

"The Mandala Pilgrimage: An Inner Journey" - 2016 - Ann Arbor MI, USA


On-Line Teachings

Audio recordings and printed material from Atum's writings and workshops
are available for download from the separate website...

Currently available:

"Field of Consciousness in a Spiritual Guidance Relationship"
An 87 page book (pdf format), combined with Atum's presentation: "Constellation of Archetypes in the Field of Spiritual Guidance" recorded in 2007 at the Boulder gathering of the International Spiritual Guidance Community (
mp3 format).

"International Gathering of the Spiritual Guidance Community, Los Gatos CA, April 21-24, 2011"
Recordings featuring Atum's program on "the Four Worlds of Soul", and a presentation by Frances Vaughan (mp3 format).


The Deeper Story:
The Resurrection Of A Symbol: A Dark Brown Earth-Christ

Thomas Atum O'Kane

Skinned Christ

This past Easter I was in Bhutan surrounded by incredible sacred Buddhist images and blessed by the people who radiate an atmosphere of loving kindness. Still my heart remembered the vision of Christ I saw in Brasillia, the capital of Brazil, some years ago. St Teresa of Avilla was deeply awakened to her mystical path by passing a familiar statue of Christ on the cross. One day, the statue came alive for her and revealed the profound depths of forgiveness. For me it was a cross with a life-size Christ made out of dark brown wood. As I looked at the face a door opened for me revealing the global suffering of brown- skinned people from discrimination, diminishment and poverty. As a concept I was aware of the plight of brown- skinned people but now it became a reality of the heart... Click here to continue reading The Deeper Story...

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