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.
Awakening the Heart Center
Ilkka Laaksonen, FRC
General Administrator of the Finnish 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 Ilkka Laaksonen reminds us of the physical, mystical, and spiritual functions of our Heart Center.
In this article RCUI Instructor and long time Martinist member Steven Armstrong presents the Way of the Heart as it has been practiced in various traditions throughout history including in the Traditional Martinist Order.
Louis-Claude de Saint-Martin was so inspired by the writings of the mystic Jacob Boehme (1575-1624) that he learned German when he was forty years old so that he could read his
“Second Master’s” original words. In the text below, Provincial Master Marion Owens translates from Baroque German into English excerpts from Boehme’s description of his Spiritual
Awakening, in his famous first work, Aurora.
Julian Johnson has served the Traditional Martinist Order in many capacities. He currently serves as the Board Treasurer of the English Grand Lodge for the Americas. In this article, he elucidates some of the most valuable and inspiring lessons of the Martinist teachings.
Julie Scott serves as the Grand Master of the Traditional Martinist Order for the English Grand Lodge for the Americas. In this article she presents some of the history and symbolism of the cloak — a powerful tool for personal transformation.
Christian Bernard serves as the Sovereign Grand Master of the Traditional Martinist Order and the Imperator of the Rosicrucian Order, AMORC. In this recording of his article, he inspires us to invoke the Holy Spirit, that is, the Divine Breath that purifies, regenerates, inspires, and illumines all beings.
In his book, Rosicrucian History and Mysteries, Christian Rebisse describes the many traditions that contributed to what would become the Rosicrucian Order, AMORC and to some extent the Traditional Martinist Order. The excerpt below briefly describes the history of the Kabbalistic Order of the Rose-Croix and its founders who greatly influenced both traditions.
Lloyd Abrams, Ph.D., FRC, serves on the Editorial Board of the Rose+Croix Journal (www.rosecroixjournal.org) and is an instructor for Rose Croix University International. He has presented many programs and workshops on Kabbalah. In this article, he explains many of the core Kabbalistic concepts and relates them to masculine and feminine symbolism in Kabbalah.
There are strong connections with Kabbalah in Rosicrucianism and Martinism, and Kabbalah remains an important aspect of the teachings of The Rosicrucian Order, AMORC and the Traditional Martinist Order. In this article, Joshua Maggid, a longtime Rosicrucian and Martinist who has studied Kabbalah for many years, presents a brief overview of Kabbalah, including Jewish, Christian, and Hermetic