Laurence Galian (the
nom de plume of Laurence Joseph Anthony Gagliano), born April 5, 1954, 1:32PM in New York City, is a dervish of the Halveti- Jerrahi Order from Istanbul, Turkey. He currently resides in Mexico.
Laurence Galian is a Gnostic Vibrational
Theurgist. Theurgy is the practice of rituals, sometimes seen as magical in nature, performed with the intention of invoking
the action or evoking the presence of one or more gods, especially with the goal of uniting with the divine, achieving henosis,
and perfecting oneself. Laurence works with the vibrational energy of music, utilizing the methods of the gnostics, to participate
in the awakening of humanity to an awareness of its divine perfection.
Laurence Galian travels
the world extensively and has studied with spiritual masters for thirty years. He is a loving spiritual teacher and healer.
His focus is on techniques that work, devoid of cultural accretions. He has a long-standing interest in matters that lie in
the interfaces between science, religion and philosophy, and has a reputation as a radical thinker.
teaches that everything that occurs in the world is based upon quantum and electromagnetic vibration. In other words,
underlying all phenomena is the principle of vibration. Therefore, we are undergoing a vibrational crisis in our private lives,
and the planet itself is undergoing a vibrational crisis. People need someone to serve as a guide through the crisis. They
need a vibrational healer, someone who can provide energy and information to help them survive the crisis.
Laurence Galian can provide strong medicine
in this time of crisis. He prescribes certain specific exercises, sonics, movements, meditations, bodywork, and direct transformational
energy transmission to those who are suffering from the effects of a world that has seemingly gone crazy.
Professionally, Laurence Galian is a Music Professor, Composer, Pianist, Published Author, Dance Accompanist
(Ballet & Modern Dance), and percussionist. He servedHead Dance Musician in the Hofstra University
Department of Drama & Dance on Long Island for 25 years, and Professor in the Hofstra College of Continuing Education(Hempstead, New York). The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts honored him with an award for his work
as Musical Director.
Laurence Galian is also the author of two well-known books, “The Sun at ” and “Beyond Duality: The Art of Transcendence”. From 1990-1994 he wrote his first book, "Beyond Duality: The Art
of Transcendence,"(New Falcon Publications), and then for the next ten years, traveled the world writing his new book, "The
Sun at : The Revealed Mysteries of the Ahlul Bayt Sufis"(Quiddity Inc.). In 2012, New Falcon released a brand new edition of "Beyond Duality: The Art of Transcendence," containing a huge Afterword by Laurence Galian, that nearly doubles the size of the book!
He is a prolific writer and is the author of many magazine articles. Galian is a courageous author who expresses
a take-no-prisoners approach to penetrating honesty and keen revelation.
Professor Galian served as spiritual Sufi leader in St. Louis, Missouri, USA from 2004-2009. In 1981, he was initiated (took bayat)
with the Grand Sheikh of the Halveti-Jerrahi Sufi Order's Grand Sheikh Muzaffer Ozak Efendi (May Allah Sanctify His Soul).
Laurence Galian is a Holistic
Self-Development and Transformation Achievement Expert, with an extensive background in metaphysics, shamanism, parapsychology
and comparative religion. Because of Professor Galian's strong training in the fields of Music, Psychology, and
Body Work, he incorporates specific techniques of Music Therapy in order to heal various mental and physical problems.
Laurence Galian lectures on contemporary topics, spiritual and religious
traditions, and problems learning to live the spiritual life. He talks profoundly about metaphysical topics. Laurence acknowledges
the need for a return to a sense of the sacred, and the importance of awe in one's life. Laurence Galian addresses such topics
as angels, beings throughout the cosmos, the Earth Goddess Sophia, the Arts, the morphogenetic
field, orgone energy, quantum physics, alchemy, music therapy, and manifestation and visualization techniques.
Laurence Galian goes beyond words and gives a heart-centered, transformative energy transmission to his audience.
Mr. Laurence Galian has traveled
throughout the world to such places as Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Colombia, England, France, Ireland, Israel, Mexico, Palestine, and Turkey.
Galian places great emphasis on what is known as the Divine Feminine (see Galian's article on this subject on this website),
and clearly perceiving Truth: free of cultural clutter and "programming", as well as assorted preconceptions
and misconceptions that people generally have about spirituality and the spiritual path.
Mr. Galian experiences the power of Spirit - of Spirit not over, but in integral partnership with