Mary Angelon Young is a writer, traveler, workshop leader, music lover and adventurer of the spiritual path. A former college teacher and psychotherapist, she holds a master’s degree in transpersonal psychology with an emphasis on Jungian studies, mythology, and dreamwork, which she taught at Prescott College in central Arizona and Avalon Institute in Boulder, Colorado. A life-long student of the esoteric traditions of the world, for the past twenty-five years she has embarked upon extensive pilgrimages and journeys, focusing in particular on the temples, deities, and ashrams of India and the great cathedrals, basilicas, shrines, and standing stones (dolmen, menirs) of Europe—especially in Scotland, England, Ireland and Bretagne in France.
Mary Angelon leads workshops in Europe, the U.S., Mexico, and Canada on writing as transformational practice, the bhakti and tantric teachings of the Hindu tradition, sacred song, mythology, and dreamwork. With seven published books on spirituality and Indian philosophy—including a 750 page biography of the revered south Indian saint Yogi Ramsuratkumar—she is the authorized biographer of American Baul Lee Lozowick. As a grandmother, Mary Angelon is devoted to the well-being of children everywhere and has published two children's books. Recent forays into writing fiction with a spiritual bent is a new and consuming passion that came to life with her recently published novel of historical fiction, Krishna's Heretic Lovers. A new ebook, On the Road to Enlightened Duality, combines spiritual adventuring, travel, and dharma in an original and unique literary offering. She lives in the high desert mountains of Arizona eight months a year and spends her summers teaching and traveling in Europe.