Fama Fraternitatis or a Discovery of the Fraternity of the Most Laudable Order of the Rose Cross–Christina D’Arcy, SRC

Fama Fraternitatis or a Discovery of the Fraternity of the Most Laudable Order of the Rose Cross, by Christina D’Arcy, SRC, from the “Discovering the Rosicrucian Path” issue of the Rosicrucian Digest. ​In this podcast, Soror D’Arcy discusses the context and content of the seminal Rosicrucian manifesto, the Fama Fraternitatis, published in 1614. This manifesto presents the allegorical initiatic journey of […]

Synchronicities, or Meaningful Coincidences–From a Martinist Manuscript

“Synchronicities, or Meaningful Coincidences,” from a Martinist Manuscript, from the “Discovering the Rosicrucian Path” issue of the Rosicrucian Digest. This podcast on Synchronicities explores the idea that we live in a world where everything is connected, and moreover, a world where events can be linked by meaning rather than by cause and effect.   Running Time: […]

Growing Up in the Order, by Aimy Shaluly Dominguez, SRC

“Growing Up in the Order,” by Aimy Shaluly Dominguez, SRC, from the “Discovering the Rosicrucian Path” issue of the Rosicrucian Digest. In this podcast, Soror Dominguez discusses what it has been like to be involved with the Order since the moment she was born. Her parents practiced the lessons in the Child Culture Series, something she herself has had the […]

Just Beneath the Surface: A Report on the Transdisciplinary Fume Research at the Temple of Apollo at Delphi–Elisa Cuttjonn, SRC

“Just Beneath the Surface: A Report on the Transdisciplinary Fume Research at the Temple of Apollo at Delphi” by Elisa Cuttjonn, SRC In addition to all of the ancient traditions surrounding the Oracle at Delphi, modern science has recently verified the geological and chemical bases of this revered site. This reading of Soror Cuttjonn’s study leads […]

“The Golden Verses of Pythagoras: A New Translation” by Steven Armstrong, FRC, MA, MDiv

“The Golden Verses of Pythagoras: A New Translation” by Steven Armstrong, FRC, MA, MDiv, from the “Mystical Italy” issue of the Rosicrucian Digest (Online Supplementals) In this podcast, following the latest scholarship, Frater Armstrong of the Grand Lodge staff presents a fresh translation of the venerable “Golden Verses of Pythagoras” which emphasizes the textual continuity of the verses. […]

“Michelangelo’s Piazza del Campidoglio” David M. Aguilera, FRC, PhD, ABPP

“Michelangelo’s Piazza del Campidoglio” David M. Aguilera, FRC, PhD, ABPP, from the “Mystical Italy” issue of the Rosicrucian Digest Michelangelo’s magnificent design for the Piazza del Campidoglio on Rome’s Capitoline Hill was only completed in the 1940s. Its stately curvilinear lines with twelve points suggest the astrological influence of Marsilio Ficino, among other references. In this […]

Domina Rectina’s Library: Herculaneum’s Villa of the Papyri–Benefactor Taciturnus, FRC

“Domina Rectina’s Library: Herculaneum’s Villa of the Papyri” — by Benefactor Taciturnus, FRC, from the “Mystical Italy” issue of the Rosicrucian Digest The Villa of the Papyri in Herculaneum, buried on 79 CE like Pompeii by the explosive eruption of Mount Vesuvius, contains the only intact ancient Library from the ancient Greco-Roman world. The fascinating story […]

Francis of Assisi — by Elisa Cuttjohn SRC

“Francis of Assisi” — by Elisa Cuttjohn SRC, from the “Mystical Italy” issue of the Rosicrucian Digest Francis of Assisi (1181-1226) is one of the best known Mystics in the world, from the Christian Tradition. Soror Cuttjohn gives us a moving portrait of this Italian mystic who revolutionized his own Church, and inspired the world with […]

Leonardo da Vinci: Artist, Scientist, Mystic — by the Staff of the Rosicrucian Research Library

“Leonardo da Vinci: Artist, Scientist, Mystic” — by the Staff of the Rosicrucian Research Library, from the “Mystical Italy” issue of the Rosicrucian Digest Leonardo da Vinci (April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519) typifies the art, science, and spiritual yearnings of the Italian Renaissance. During this vibrant transitional period, medieval Western Europe was reawakening to the […]

Piercing Truths: Pythagoras, Western Civilization, and Hope–Steven Armstrong, FRC

“Piercing Truths: Pythagoras, Western Civilization, and Hope”–Steven Armstrong, FRC, from the “Mystical Italy” issue of the Rosicrucian Digest. Civilizations do not just happen; they are created by those whose place it is to grow them, and when a civilization comes to an impasse, to pierce through to a new path. In this podcast, RCUI Instructor […]