Gahl Sasson is a spiritual teacher who has earned a wide and enthusiastic following across the globe. He teaches ongoing workshops on Kabbalah, Mythology, and Astrology in Europe, Israel, Turkey, Hong Kong, Mexico, and in dozens of cities across the United States.
He is the author of A Wish Can Change Your Life: How to Use the Ancient Wisdom of Kabbalah to Make Your Dreams Come True, which was published by Simon and Schuster in 2003. The book was endorsed by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and is now in its fifth printing. His second book, Cosmic Navigator - Design Your Destiny with Astrology and Kabbalah (Weiser) came out in 2008. Both books were translated to various languages worldwide.
Sasson teaches Kabbalah, mythology, and astrology at the University of Judaism in Los Angeles, Open Center NYC, Esalen CA, Omega Institute, Tel Aviv University in Israel, the Learning Annex nationwide and at various yoga and spiritual centers all over the world. He is also a guest speaker at USC.
He contributes regularly to Olam, the world’s biggest magazine on Kabbalah. His unique interpretations of Kabbalistic lore appear in more than three million copies of the magazine worldwide. In 2016 his academic article, Symbolic Meaning of Names in the Bible was published by the Journal of Storytelling, Self, & Society
Sasson served on the faculty of Deepak Chopra’s multi-media project MyPotential, teaching both Astrology and Kabbalah. W magazine selected Sasson as “Los Angeles’ best astrologer,” and his astrological work has been featured in Self magazine. He has been profiled in The Portland Tribune, the Jewish Journal, Awareness Magazine, Yogi Times, Chicago Yoga, and City Beat, Daily Candy, Huffington Post to name a few.
Sasson’s renegade charisma and encyclopedic knowledge of numerous mythological traditions have made him a sought-after radio and television guest. He has appeared on CNN, ABC News, KTLA-TV Los Angeles, WPIX-TV New York and WGN-TV Chicago. On the radio he has been heard on KISS-FM and KMPC-AM 1540 in Los Angeles as well as KFNX-AM Phoenix. Other radio appearances include “Love Call” on 1540-FM Los Angeles, “The Aware Show with Lisa Garr” 90.7FM (KPFK), and “Nocturna” on KCRW-FM.
Born in Israel, Sasson has traveled extensively in India, Nepal, Thailand, the Philippines, Australia, Sri Lanka, and Central America. He holds a degree in Psychology from the University of Haifa and studied Astrology and Kabbalah at the Golden Circle Esoteric School in Guadalajara, Mexico, where he is now a keynote speaker. He currently resides in Los Angeles.