Corpus Hermeticum: The Secret Sermon on the Mountain (The Initation of Tat) — translated by G. R. S. Mead

This podcast features an article from the June 2011 Hermetism issue of the Rosicrucian Digest. The Secret Sermon on the Mountain is the thirteenth tractate of the Corpus Hermeticum in the collection that has come to us through fifteenth century Constantinople. It is a dialogue between Hermes and his child Tat regarding mystical rebirth. The tractate concludes […]

An Introduction to the Corpus Hermeticum — John Michael Greer

This podcast features an article from the June 2011 Hermetism issue of the Rosicrucian Digest. Environmentalist and Hermetic scholar and practitioner John Michael Greer presents the context of the Renaissance rediscovery of the Corpus Hermeticum, as well as its contents and the significant role it played in the struggle for freedom of thought and mystical practice. […]

From Lead to Gold: Hermes and Alchemy — Richard Smoley, Ph.D.

This podcast features an article from the June 2011 Hermetism issue of the Rosicrucian Digest. Hermeticism and alchemy lead us to inner and outer transformations. These practices have their roots in ancient Egypt and Greece. Well-known author and lecturer Richard Smoley considers how these ancient traditions affect us today. Running Time: 27:40 | 25.3 MB […]

The Hermetic Tradition — Joscelyn Godwin, Ph.D.

This podcast features an article from the June 2011 Hermetism issue of the Rosicrucian Digest. Leading esoteric scholar Joscelyn Godwin traces the outlines of the Hermetic Tradition from Thoth to Hermes Trismegistus, and its essential teachings. He demonstrates how the unique character of the tradition has enabled it to influence much of the Western world […]

Hermetism and Hermeticism: An Introduction — Staff of the Rosicrucian Digest

This podcast features an article from the June 2011 Hermetism issue of the Rosicrucian Digest. The Staff of the Rosicrucian Digest provides an introduction to one of the most popular and enduring mystical philosophies on Earth—the tradition attributed to Hermes Trismegistus. Running Time: 7:47 | 7.13 MB Podcast Copyright © 2011 Rosicrucian Order, AMORC. All […]

The Succession of World Ages — Jane B. Sellers, Ph.D.

This podcast features an article from the December 2010 Mithraic Mysteries issue of the Rosicrucian Digest.In this selection, Jane B. Sellers discusses the precession of the equinoxes, vital to the understanding of the Mithraic Mysteries. Hipparchus may have rediscovered this astronomical phenomenon, however, it is clear that the Egyptians were aware of it centuries before. Running […]

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 Epiphany of Isis — Lucius Apuleius

The Metamorphoses of Lucius by Lucius Apuleius, better known as The Golden Ass, is the only Roman novel to survive today. The present selection is assumed to be autobiographical, as Lucius describes the epiphany of Isis, most probably from his participation in the Isis Mysteries themselves. Running Time: 12:53 | 17.29 MB Podcast Copyright © 2010 Rosicrucian Order, […]

Meditation on the Am Dwat — Debby Barrett, S.R.C.

This is a meditation on the “The Am Dwat,” written and presented by Debby Barrett. Running Time: 34:56 | 33 MB Podcast Copyright © 2008 Rosicrucian Order, AMORC. All Rights Reserved. Posted by Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum @ 11/01/2008  

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