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 Lesser Mysteries of Eleusis — Stefanie Goodart, S.R.C., M.A.

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 […]

The Eleusinian Mysteries and the Bee — Julie Sanchez-Parodi, S.R.C.

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. Running Time: 30:03 | 27.7 MB Podcast Copyright © 2010 Rosicrucian […]

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 […]

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

Vowel Sounds in the Great Pyramid — Edward Lee, F.R.C.

From the inner chamber of the Great Pyramid in Egypt come these Rosicrucian vowel sound intonations that stir our inner nature. Recorded by Edward Lee in the Great Pyramid in 1972. Running Time: 16:53 | 15.4 MB Podcast Copyright © 2008 Rosicrucian Order, AMORC. All Rights Reserved. Posted by Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum @ 4/01/2008

Sacred Spaces — Grand Master Julie Scott

In this podcast, Grand Master Julie Scott presents some cultural perspectives regarding Sacred Space and invites us to consider our sacred spaces. Running Time: 16:18 | 7.46 MB Podcast Copyright © 2008 Rosicrucian Order, AMORC. All Rights Reserved. Posted by Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum @ 1/01/2008

Autumn Equinox Memorial — Grand Master Julie Scott

Worldwide, the Autumn Equinox is associated with the harvest, remembrance of times past, and appreciation for those who have gone before us. Rosicrucians mark this time of year with a special memorial ceremony honoring all the past initiates who have dedicated their lives to carry on the Rosicrucian teachings and traditions down through the centuries. […]

Mystical Initiation — Former Imperator Christian Bernard

The current issue of the Rosicrucian Digest explores the initiatic and mystical character of ancient Egypt. In this podcast, Christian Bernard, former Imperator of the Rosicrucian Order, AMORC worldwide, reads his article from this issue, in which he discusses the definition of Mystical Initiation as it manifests today in continuity with ancient initiatory practices. To […]