This podcast features an article from the 2009 No. 2 Eleusis issue of the Rosicrucian Digest. The town of Eleusis, twelve miles from
Athens, was home to the famous Eleusinian Mysteries. People would
come from all parts of Greece to be initiated into this cult of “The Two Goddesses,” Demeter and Persephone. The Mysteries consisted of two parts,the Lesser Mysteries, which were conducted in the spring (Athenian month of Anthesterion),and the Greater Mysteries, which took place in the autumn (Athenian month of Boedromion).
This podcast features an article from the 2009 No. 2 Eleusis issue of the Rosicrucian Digest. In this podcast learn how to play the fun, and challenging card game, Eleusis, and its “light” version, Eleusis Express. The creator of Eleusis, Robert Abbott, explains the inspiration and logic of this card game enjoyed by mathematicians,
logicians, and game enthusiasts around the world.
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.
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, used with permission.
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.
The ancient Mystery Schools served as spiritual centers in the ancient world, educating students in natural laws and principles so they could better live in harmony with them; encouraging introspection in order to know one’s self; and engendering within a feeling of connection with the Great Mystery of the Universe. In this podcast, Grand Master Julie Scott discusses the ways in which the Rosicrucian tradition perpetuates the wisdom of the ancient Mystery Schools.