Demeter and Persephone — Charlene Spretnak, M.A.

This podcast features an article from the 2009 No. 2 Eleusis issue of the Rosicrucian Digest. In this podcast Charlene Spretnak re-creates the original, goddess-centered myths and illuminates the contemporary emergence of a spirituality based on our embeddedness in nature. Running Time: 22:01 | 30.2 MB Podcast Copyright © 2010 Rosicrucian Order, AMORC. All Rights […]

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 […]

Silence: Inner Learning Through the Power of Silence — Jeanne Guesdon S.R.C.

This podcast features an article that the past Grand Master of France, Soror Jeanne Guesdon, wrote for the Rosicrucian Digest in 1978. It is titled, Silence: Inner Learning Through the Power of Silence. In this article Soror Guesdon explains the role silence plays in initiatic traditions today and across the ages. Running Time: 7:52 |10.8 […]

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 […]

Reviewing our Acts — Ralph M Lewis, F.R.C.

A reading of Reviewing our Acts by Ralph M Lewis. The reader is David Aguilera. Running Time: 17:22 |11.68 MB Podcast Copyright © 2009 Rosicrucian Order, AMORC. All Rights Reserved.  Posted by Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum @ 06/01/2009

Wisdom from the Seven Sages — Staff of the Rosicrucian Digest

Ancient Greek legend has it that in the sixth century BCE, there were seven sages in Greece who served the God Apollo. According to the ancient tales, at least three of their best known sayings were inscribed at the Temple of Apollo at Delphi, together with the enigmatic and still unexplained great letter E. Several […]

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 […]

Orpheus Remembered: The Rediscovery of Orpheus during the Renaissance — Alex Broquet, F.R.C.

This podcast is a reading of Orpheus Remembered: The Rediscovery of Orpheus during the Renaissance by Alex Broquet. Running Time: 33:49 | 30.9MB Podcast Copyright © 2008 Rosicrucian Order, AMORC. All Rights Reserved. Posted by Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum @ 6/01/2008

The Mystic Bee — Julie Sanchez-Parodi, S.R.C.

This Pod Cast is written and presented by Julie Sanchez-Parodi, Research Assistant at the Rosicrucian Research Library. The talk was first presented at the Focus the Nation Event held in Rosicrucian Park on January 31, 2008. The Mystical Bee explores, from ancient to modern times, the mystic symbolism of the bee in esoteric and religious […]