“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. […]

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 […]

Rosicrucianism and Stoicism–Grand Master Julie Scott, SRC

Rosicrucianism and Stoicism–Grand Master Julie Scott, SRC, from the “Sacred Italy” issue of the Rosicrucian Digest. Julie Scott. SRC serves as the Grand Master for the English Grand Lodge for the Americas, and as the Supreme Secretary of the Order. In the year 300 BCE, following a shipwreck in which he lost his fortune, Zeno, […]

Laughter, an Element for the Improvement of Human Consciousness–Iakovos Giannakopoulos, FRC

Laughter, an Element for the Improvement of Human Consciousness Iakovos Giannakopoulos, FRC General Administrator of the Greek Administration In this podcast, which is a reading of his discourse presented in the Grand Temple during the AMORC World Convention in San Jose, General Administrator Iakovos Giannakopoulos of the Greek Administration analyzes the way laughter acts bodily, […]

Russian Cosmism–Vladimir Koptelov, FRC

Russian Cosmism Vladimir Koptelov, FRC General Administrator of the Russian Administration In this podcast, which is a reading of his discourse presented in the Grand Temple during the AMORC World Convention in San Jose, General Administrator Vladimir Koptelov introduces us to Russian Cosmism, the nineteenth century scientific, philosophical, religious, and cultural phenomenon in Russia. Running […]

Apuleius in the Underworld: A Footnote to Metamorphoses, Chapter 11 — John Carey, Ph.D.

This podcast features an article from the 2010 No. 1 Isis issue of the Rosicrucian Digest. In this commentary on Chapter 11 of The Golden Ass, John Carey connects Lucius’s experiences with the ancient Egyptian concept of the Amduat, demonstrating the Egyptian tradition contained within the Isis Mysteries. Running Time: 6:55 | 9.5 MB Podcast Copyright […]

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, […]

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 […]

Clemence Isaure: The Rosicrucian Golden Isis – Grand Master Julie Scott, S.R.C.

This podcast features an article from the 2010 No. 1 Isis issue of the Rosicrucian Digest. Isis, in one of her many manifestations, was present at the transmission of the Rose+Croix Tradition from the Rosicrucians of Toulouse to H. Spencer Lewis and the Rosicrucian Order, AMORC,in August 1909. Grand Master Julie Scott traces the fascinating […]

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 […]