“Michelangelo’s Piazza del Campidoglio” David M. Aguilera, FRC, PhD, ABPP

“Michelangelo’s Piazza del Campidoglio” David M. Aguilera, FRC, PhD, ABPP, from the “Mystical Italy” issue of the Rosicrucian Digest Michelangelo’s magnificent design for the Piazza del Campidoglio on Rome’s Capitoline Hill was only completed in the 1940s. Its stately curvilinear lines with twelve points suggest the astrological influence of Marsilio Ficino, among other references. In this […]

Leonardo da Vinci: Artist, Scientist, Mystic — by the Staff of the Rosicrucian Research Library

“Leonardo da Vinci: Artist, Scientist, Mystic” — by the Staff of the Rosicrucian Research Library, from the “Mystical Italy” issue of the Rosicrucian Digest Leonardo da Vinci (April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519) typifies the art, science, and spiritual yearnings of the Italian Renaissance. During this vibrant transitional period, medieval Western Europe was reawakening to the […]

Nicholas of Cusa and the Infinite–Thomas J. McFarlane

Nicholas of Cusa and the Infinite Thomas J. McFarlane Nicholas of Cusa (1401-64) was a philosopher and theologian whose writings influenced the development of Renaissance mathematics and science. The first part of this podcast traces the historical development in the West of thought about the Infinite prior to the time of Nicholas of Cusa. The second […]

An Introduction to the Corpus Hermeticum — John Michael Greer

This podcast features an article from the June 2011 Hermetism issue of the Rosicrucian Digest. Environmentalist and Hermetic scholar and practitioner John Michael Greer presents the context of the Renaissance rediscovery of the Corpus Hermeticum, as well as its contents and the significant role it played in the struggle for freedom of thought and mystical practice. […]

The Hermetic Tradition — Joscelyn Godwin, Ph.D.

This podcast features an article from the June 2011 Hermetism issue of the Rosicrucian Digest. Leading esoteric scholar Joscelyn Godwin traces the outlines of the Hermetic Tradition from Thoth to Hermes Trismegistus, and its essential teachings. He demonstrates how the unique character of the tradition has enabled it to influence much of the Western world […]

Hermetism and Hermeticism: An Introduction — Staff of the Rosicrucian Digest

This podcast features an article from the June 2011 Hermetism issue of the Rosicrucian Digest. The Staff of the Rosicrucian Digest provides an introduction to one of the most popular and enduring mystical philosophies on Earth—the tradition attributed to Hermes Trismegistus. Running Time: 7:47 | 7.13 MB Podcast Copyright © 2011 Rosicrucian Order, AMORC. All […]

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 […]

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

Leonardo DaVinci and the Rosicrucian Path — Steven Armstrong, F.R.C.

Leonardo DaVinci has been a household word for the 500 years since his lifetime. This podcast explores some of Leonardo’s unique qualities of thought and spirituality, which have made him fascinating to men and women throughout the centuries. As a participant in the primordial tradition manifested in the Rosicrucian Order, Leonardo’s approaches reflect those of […]