Born and educated in New York City in 1944, Alan majored in Romance Languages and Linguistics at New York University. He is the author of a dozen titles, including Soul-Centered Astrology, Rulers of the Horoscope, and Alan Oken’s Complete Astrology. In addition he has written hundreds of articles for Dell Horoscope Magazine and many other national and international reviews and journals. He is a translator, teacher, global traveler and international tour guide, who lectures in seven languages. Alan was the Director of The Wisdom School (Santa Fe, NM), is co-founder of the Australian Institute for the Development of Consciousness, was Director of Esoteric Studies (Quiron Center, Lisbon), and co-founder of www.infinitequest.com, “Your One-Stop Portal for All Things Metaphysical.” Most importantly, he is a member of the New Group of World Servers and a life-long student of the Work and Teachings of the Tibetan Master, Djwhal Khul.