1. Mag, Magi (various languages) "priest" or "priestess"
2. Dalene - Dalan "valley," preserved from extinction in north of England by Norse infl. Akin to words for "bow" (v.), probably through the notion of a bend in the ground."
Mag-dalene means therefore: a Priestess Adept from other lands or valleys: a white priestess wife.
Mary Magdalene was the priestess-spouse of Jesus of Nazareth, and is a great Gnostic Initiate.
"Mary Magdalene, as well as Salambo, Matres, Ishtar, Astarte, Aphrodite and Venus all represent the priestess-wife with whom we must practice sexual magic in order to awaken the Fire (of the Holy Spirit; the Kundalini)." - Samael Aun Weor, The Perfect Matrimony