The Rise and Fall of the Mithraic Mysteries — V. L. Stephens, S.R.C., M.A.

This podcast features an article from the December 2010 Mithraic Mysteries issue of the Rosicrucian Digest. Who was Mithras and what are the Mithraic Mysteries? There was little written about the Mithraic Mysteries. It is only through the inferences drawn from the cave or cave-like Mithraea, the generally present Tauroctony scene and other images, the […]

An Isis Timeline — Katherine Schaefers, M.A.

This podcast features an article from the 2010 No. 1 Isis issue of the Rosicrucian Digest. The Isis Mysteries in the Roman Empire are traced by the author in this timeline. The Isis Mysteries were the most widespread mystery school of antiquity, and the Temple of Isis at Philae was the last major pre-Christian shrine […]

The Veil of Isis: The Evolution of an Archetype Hidden in Plain Sight — Steven Armstrong, F.R.C.

This podcast features an article from the 2010 No. 1 Isis issue of the Rosicrucian Digest. The image of the Veil of Isis has persisted through the centuries from ancient Egyptian Saïs—where Athena and Isis were identified as one—to the present day. Originally, a symbol of wisdom, initiation, and the Mysteries, it has successively become […]

The Eleusinian Mysteries and the Bee — Julie Sanchez-Parodi, S.R.C.

This podcast features an article by Soror Julie Sanchez-Parodi from the 2009 No. 2 issue of the Rosicrucian Digest. In this podcast the esoteric link between the symbolism of the bee in ancient Western Asian and Greek culture, and the Eleusinian Mysteries is explained. Running Time: 30:03 | 27.7 MB Podcast Copyright © 2010 Rosicrucian […]

What we can learn about The Eleusinian Mysteries — George Mylonas, Ph.D.

This podcast features an article from the 2009 Digest No. 2. Dr. George Mylonas (1898-1988) was a Greek archaeologist and scholar renowned worldwide for his expertise, erudition, and wit. In this excerpt from his work Eleusis and the Eleusinian Mysteries, he discusses what we can know about these ancient Mysteries. Text (c) 1961 Princeton University Press, […]

On the Homeric Hymn and the Myth of Demeter — Nicholas P. Kephalas, F.R.C.

This podcast features an article from the 2009 No. 2 Digest. The article’s original manuscript was written in Athens in Greek by Frater Nicholas P. Kephalas after a comprehensive study of the few remaining sources of information which have survived. Running Time: 27:19 | 25 MB Podcast Copyright © 2009 Rosicrucian Order, AMORC. All Rights […]

The Neo-Pythagoreans at the Porta Maggiore in Rome — Lisa Spencer, S.R.C., M.A.O.M.

In the early twentieth century Roman crews were excavating for a new railway station when they came across a small vaulted basilica, about fifty feet underground. Notwithstanding its diminutive size (thirty by thirty-six feet), the find was extraordinary. Built sometime between the first century BCE and the first century CE, its walls are adorned with stucco […]

An Introduction to Delphi — Grand Master Julie Scott

In this selection from the December 2008 Rosicrucian Digest on Delphi, Grand Master Julie Scott introduces listeners to the Mysteries of Delphi. Few traditions in the history of the world have exercised greater influence in their time or inspired more intrigue throughout the ages than Delphi. Running Time: 10:25 | 14.3 MB Podcast Copyright © 2008 […]

The Am Dwat — Debby Barrett, S.R.C.

The discourse is entitled “The Am Dwat,” written and presented by Debby Barrett. Running Time: 33:28 | 31 MB Podcast Copyright © 2008 Rosicrucian Order, AMORC. All Rights Reserved. Posted by Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum @ 10/01/2008

Vowel Sounds in the Great Pyramid — Edward Lee, F.R.C.

From the inner chamber of the Great Pyramid in Egypt come these Rosicrucian vowel sound intonations that stir our inner nature. Recorded by Edward Lee in the Great Pyramid in 1972. Running Time: 16:53 | 15.4 MB Podcast Copyright © 2008 Rosicrucian Order, AMORC. All Rights Reserved. Posted by Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum @ 4/01/2008