The Modern Mystery School

The Modern Mystery School is a global community of leaders, changemakers, and visionaries who are dedicated to creating world peace. The school administers the Lineage of King Salomon, a comprehensive and timeless path of ancient mystery teachings and initiations to master the art and science of transformation - for personal empowerment and for service to others. This lineage was handed down from teacher to student and was only open by invitation for the past 3000 years. Founder Gudni Gudnason opened the doors of the Modern Mystery School to the broader public in 1997 and the school has since expanded to open headquarters in Toronto and Tokyo with regional centers in Brazil, Europe, Israel, South Africa, and the United States and initiates in over 50 countries.

Why is Lineage So Important?

The mystery teachings of the Lineage of King Salomon empower us to learn through the heart and soul, rather than the mind, and they cannot be conveyed through books, videos, podcasts, or apps (even though those are neat and convenient, right?!). They are based on giving you permanent energetic keys that open doors within you to experience your own truth, and these can only be delivered in person. All true spiritual paths will require leaps of faith into the unknown at some point, but within the Lineage of King Salomon, you can at least see who has walked before you, where the path leads, and know what fruits have come from those journeys. The keys that you receive ground deep spiritual experience and progress into your daily life - not “peak experiences” that you return home from and wonder how to integrate them into your life. Lineage teachings will always push you to experience your own truth, take responsibility for your choices, step into your power, and reclaim your self-worth.

Modern Mystery School Leadership

The Modern Mystery School’s impact has grown immensely since 1997 as more and more people look beyond business as usual and choose to seek personal empowerment and social change. Founder Gudni has trained two additional lineage holders for over a decade, Ipsissiumus Dave Lanyon and Ipsissimus Hideto Nakagome, to create a new form of leadership called the Third Order (Ipsissimus is an esoteric title). Together with the Council of 12 Women, the Third Order guides the Modern Mystery School globally.

Gudni Gudnason

Founder Gudni Gudnason was born in Iceland and grew up steeped in the mysteries. He traveled widely to receive teachings and initiations in a myriad of traditions. His teaching career spans over 40 years of Kabbalah, Alchemy, Metaphysics, Quantum Physics, and much more. He is a multidimensional being and constantly creates as an artist, a producer, a philanthropist, and a musician.

Dave Lanyon

Ipsissimus Dave Lanyon came to the Modern Mystery School from decades of teaching martial arts and personal development and was initiated into the lineage in 2004. He is a true warrior of light and channels his experience in martial arts and self-discipline to teach others to recognize their negative ego and rise above it.


Hideto Nakagome

Ipsissiumus Hideto Nakagome was initiated into the lineage in 2000 and has since become a master healer and the leader of the Ensofic Ray Institute. He holds the deep wisdom and humor that comes from a lifetime of esoteric study and practice across Buddhism, Shamanism, and the Lineage of King Salomon.

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