B.A. in Romance Languages and Linguistics, New York University
Alan lectures in English, French, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese. He is also conversationally fluent in German and Indonesian and has a foundational knowledge of the Scandinavian languages.
Alan began his astrological and metaphysical studies in 1967 and has been an internationally known speaker, teacher, and lecturer for nearly 40 years. He is a devoted and profound student of the Tibetan Master, D.K. and is especially versed in esoteric astrology and the Ancient Wisdom Teachings. His books have been published in a dozen languages. Alan has made frequent appearances on radio and television all over the world. After having lived in Lisbon, Portugal for several years, he currently resides in Bali, Indonesia.
Since the mid-1970’s, Alan Oken has lectured and taught widely both in the USA and abroad. He has spoken in over 30 countries and almost all of the 50 United States. During the past 35 years, he has averaged 26 weeks annually on lecture tour and teaching engagements. The following list is abbreviated and reflects Alan’s various speaking venues:
The Astrological Society of Great Britain, London.
Guest speaker at Cambridge and Oxford Universities.
The Federation of Australian Astrologers. (all major Australian cities)
The New Zealand Astrological Society (all major cities)
Quiron Metaphysical Center, Lisbon, Portugal
The Theosophical Societies of South Africa (Pretoria), Australia (Perth), USA ( New York), Denmark (Copenhagen), and Sweden (Lund).
The Astrological Society of Sweden (Gothenburg and Malmo)
The Astrological Society of Russia (St. Petersburg and Moscow)
The Federation of Canadian Astrologers (Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal)
The Psychosynthesis Center, Stockholm, Sweden
Featured speaker for The United Astrology Congress (many locations in the USA)
The World Astrological Congress, Luzern, Switzerland
The Spanish Astrological Society, Barcelona, Spain
The Italian Astrological Society, Bologna, Florence, Milan.
The Jungian Society, Bologna, Italy.
Meditation Mount, Ojai, California.
The World University, Ojai, California
The Astro-Psychological Institute, Zurich, Switzerland
The American Federation of Astrologers, Tempe, AZ
The Astrological Association of Mexico, Moneterey, Mexico City, Guadelajara,
The New Mexico One World Congress, Albuquerque
The Rocky Mountain Astrological Conference
The German National Astrological Congress, Heildelburg
Astrologie Zentrum, Berlin
The United Astrology Congress, USA
Alan regularly organizes metaphysical and astrological conferences in various parts of the world. Over the past 20 years, he has taken many groups of students and spiritual seekers on tours to the sacred sites of various countries, including Guatemala, Mexico, Honduras, the Four-Corners of the American Southwest, Greece, and Portugal.
Professional Offices and Affiliations:
1974 to present: Member of the New Group of World Servers
1980-1995: Teacher and minister at The Church of Religious Science (Science of Mind) in Santa Fe, New Mexico
2000-2005: Director, The Wisdom School, Santa Fe, NM
2006-present: Co-founder and Director, The Australian Institute for the Development of Consciousness
2007-2009: Director of Esoteric Studies, The Quiron Center, Lisbon, Portugal.
International Vice-President, International Society for Astrological Research (representing Portugal)
2008-present: Co-founder and Director of the Astrological Tab for www.infinitequest.com
Books Published: click here for Alan's Books page
An Astrological Guide to Living in the Age of Aquarius (Popular Library) 1970
As Above, So Below (Bantam Books), 1971
The Horoscope, The Road, and Its Travelers (Bantam Books), 1973
Astrology: Evolution and Revolution (Bantam Books), 1975
Alan Oken’s Complete Astrology (Bantam Books), 1980
Soul-Centered Astrology (Bantam Books), 1988
Pocket Guide to Astrology (The Crossing Press), 1996
Pocket Guide to Numerology (The Crossing Press), 1996
Pocket Guide to Tarot (The Crossing Press), 1996
Houses of the Horoscope (The Crossings Press), 1999
The Hidden Truth of Your Name (Ballantine Books), 1999 (co-authored)
Numerology Demystified (The Crossing Press), 2000
Rulers of the Horoscope (The Crossing Press), 2000
Astrologie des Schicksals (Urania), 2000 (in German only)
The Hidden Power of Everyday Things (Pocket Books), 2000 (co-authored)
Translator: Venus, Seed of Life by Maria-Flávia de Monsaraz (from the Portuguese).
Hundreds of articles in various foreign and domestic astrological and metaphysical journals.
Monthly column, “Soul-Centered Astrology” has appeared for the past fourteen years in Dell Horoscope Magazine.
Astrological Calendar and Diary, Pomegranate Books (1992, 1993, 1994)
Love Signs (12 yearly booklets), Dell Magazines, Pub. (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002)