The Sanctuary of SelfBehold the Sign - Ancient Symbolism

by Ralph M. Lewis

What were the Sacred Traditions said to have been revealed to Moses—and never spoken by the ancient Hebrews? What were the forces of nature discovered by the Egyptian priesthood and embodied in strange symbols—symbols which became the ever-living knowledge which built King Solomon's Temple, and which found their way into the secret teachings of every century?

Regardless of the changing consciousness of man, certain signs and devices have immortalized for all ages the truths which make men free. Learn the meaning of the Anchor and Ark, the Seven-Pointed Star, ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs, and many other age-old secret symbols.

Here is a book that also explains the origin of the various
forms of the cross, the meanings of which are often misunderstood. It further points out the mystical beginnings of the secret signs used by many fraternal orders today. This book of symbolism is fully illustrated, simply and interestingly written. 

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Table Of Contents:

Behold the Sign - Ancient Symbolism


The All-Seeing Eye

The Forty-Seventh Problem of Euclid

The Anchor and the Ark

The Three Steps

The Maul, the Spade, and the Coffin

The Pot of Incense

The Double Interlacing Triangle

Dove: Symbol of God the Holy Spirit

The Beehive

The Scythe

The Hourglass

The Law and the Sword

The Ark of the Covenant

The Cross on the Rock

The Lamb, the Book, and the Seven Seals

The Serpent and the Hourglass


God Geometrizes

The Material Triangle, the Dove, Fire, and the Flaming Heart

The Law, the Sword, the Palm, and the Cloud

The All-Seeing Eye and the Triangle

Geometrical Forms

Egyptian Hieroglyphics

The Pelican

The Benediction

The Dragon

The Heart, Chalice, Dove and Arrows

The Phoenix

The Sword, Shield, Helmet and Breastplate


The Wreath and Torch

Celtic Cross

The Hermetic Rose Cross

Crosses and Their Meaning

Sri Iantra


Rhythmic Cosmic Motion




The Germ of Life


The Rock and the Sprig

The Conquest of Ignorance

Abuse of Knowledge

The Altar of Lust

Pillars of Learning

Dual Being

The Two Selves

The Zodiac

Oldest Rosicrucian Allegory

The Crocodile


Life and Death

The Temple of Life

The Dragon’s Tail

The Stream of Life

The Swastika Cross

The Mystic

Flight of Time and Certainty of Death

Purpose and Work of the Rosicrucian Order, AMORC

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H. Spencer Lewis

A Thousand Years of Yesterdays

Essays of the Modern Mystic

Mansions of the Soul

Master of the Rose Cross

Mental Poisoning

Rosicrucian Principles for Home and Business

Self Mastery and Fate with the Cycles of Life

The Mystical Life of Jesus

The Secret Doctrines of Jesus

The Symbolic Prophecy of the Great Pyramid 

Ralph M. Lewis

Along Civilization's Trail

Behold the Sign - Ancient Symbolism

Cosmic Mission Fulfilled

Mental Alchemy

The Conscious Interlude

The Immortalized Words of the Past

The Sanctuary of Self

Through the Mind's Eye

Whisperings of Self

Yesterday Has Much to Tell

Christian Bernard

Rosicrucian Reflections

Rosicrucian Questions and Answers

So Mote It Be!

Other Rosicrucian Authors

Raymund Andrea

The Mystic Path

The Technique of the Disciple

The Technique of the Master

The Way of the Heart

Helene Bernard

Great Women Initiates

Wishar Cerve

Lemuria: The Lost Continent of the Pacific

Stanley K. Clark

What to Eat and When

Rodman R. Clayson

Egypt's Ancient Heritage 

Our Cosmic Neighbors: Story of the Stars

Dr. Lonnie C. Edwards

Spiritual Laws

Ben Finger Jr.

Man Against Darkness

Max Guilmot

The Initiatory Process in Ancient Egypt

Laura DeWitt James

The Word Went Forth

Isidor Kalisch

Sepher Yezirah - A Book on Creation

Ralph Whiteside Kerr

Herbalism Through the Ages

Edward Lee

Practical Mysticism

Ruth Phelps

The Universe of Numbers

Phyllis L. Pipitone

The Inner World of Dreams

Cecil A. Poole

Cares that Infest - Between Man and Happiness

In Search of Reality

The Eternal Fruits of Knowledge

Mysticism: The Ultimate Experience

Sri Ramatherio

Unto Thee I Grant…

Christian Rebisse

Rosicrucian History and Mysteries

Lisa Schwappach-Shirriff

Treasures of the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum

Rosicrucian Order, AMORC

Mystics at Prayer

Mystic Wisdom

The American Rosae Crucis

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