Gwendolyn Taunton


Gwendolyn Taunton 2020Gwendolyn Taunton was born in Queensland (Australia) and raised in Christchurch (New Zealand). She relocated back to Australia following a series of destructive earthquakes in 2010-2011.

Gwendolyn has an extensive academic background in Philosophy, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Information Technology. In 2009 she won the $10,000 Ashton Wylie Award for Literary Excellence for her first book Primordial Traditions, which was presented by the Mayor of Auckland. She has previously been employed as a graphic designer & web developer for the University of Canterbury, the Ministry of Research, Science, & Technology, and a government embassy in New Zealand. She has also assisted the University of Singapore with web design.

Gwendolyn’s natural habit is a spacious home in rural Australia, filled with books, animals, exotic plants, and religious antiquities. She is strongly pro-environment and is concerned with animal welfare.

Nietzsche: The Antichrist & the Antipolitical

New Book Title – Nietzsche: The Antichrist & the Antipolitical

Friedrich Nietzsche has had an enormous influence on the arts, politics, and even the occult realm. Moreover, this influence has not waned in the contemporary era. Despite this, Nietzsche remains widely misunderstood, primarily when he discusses religion and politics. Nietzsche: The Antichrist & the Antipolitical highlights the finer points of Nietzsche’s opinions on religion, culture, […]

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Tantric Traditions — Manticore Press

Gods, Rituals, & Esoteric Teachings in the Kali Yuga Gwendolyn Taunton January, 2018 Tantra. The word conjures forth a million images – including sex, transgressive practices, and the occult. But how accurate are these portrayals, and how do they compare to actual Tantric practices in India? To the casual observer, Tantra appears to partake of […] […]