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ONE: Secret Doctrine of the Summer of Love

It is a little-known fact that an actual doctrine lies at the heart of the counterculture of the Haight Ashbury in San Francisco that emerged in 1967. This doctrine expresses a new consciousness – One Consciousness – illustrated by 22 new (or reversed) tarot images.  These 22 “Books” – the Books of T – were […]

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    John Starr Cooke gave this image of himself to Michael Bowen to use as a talisman. What, then, is the significance of the word “Begin”? Why is it written “BE G IN”, with the G bigger than the other letters? Why did Cooke choose such a hideous photograph of himself? And what the […]

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