The forerunner of an epiphany is an enigma, a period of bafflement. “Epiphany” from the Greek means ‘manifestation’ or ‘striking appearance.’ At Epiphany the Magi arrived to welcome the newborn babe, Jesus, thereby presenting a most striking and unexpected appearance to the humble scene. Every year on January 6 Christians celebrate that event. Today on […]
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THE ESOTERIC SIGNIFICANCE OF EASTER AND THE INCEPTION OF THE ROSICRUCIAN PHILOSOPHY by Max Heindel [illustrations added] AGAIN the earth has reached the vernal equinox in its annual circle dance about the sun, and we have Easter. The spiritual ray sent out by the Cosmic Christ each autumn to replenish the smoldering vitality of the […]
MAX HEINDEL ON TRANSITIONS Direct Quotes from the Heindel Writings 1. Rebirth of Children 2. Results of Sudden Death 3. Reunion of Lovers in Heaven 4. Results of Suicide 5. Our Responsibility to the Dead REBIRTH OF CHILDREN It is stated in the Rosicrucian teachings that children who die in infancy are brought to rebirth […]
From The Rosicrucian Cosmo-Conception By Max Heindel Jehovah came with His Angel and Archangels and made the first great division into Races, giving to each group the guiding influence of a Race-spirit—an Archangel. For each Ego He appointed one of the Angels to act as guardian until the individual spirit had grown strong enough to […]
When a Spirit steps apart from the multitude and resolves to follow the path that leads upward, then the eyes of all are upon him. [From Reader’s Questions, Rays from the Rose Cross, August 1984] The members of the Fellowship are as a city set upon a hill whose light cannot be hid. They […]
A RESEARCH AND DISCUSSION CHALLENGE Discovery of the Prophecies of Joachim of Fiore regarding the Holy Trinity and his notion of three epochs of time with the corresponding three phases of Christianity, (scroll down or check the archive for the article on Joachim, below) intriguing as they were, prompted questions on how this one view compares […]
The Holy Trinity and The Lord’s Prayer And so it is in the very truest and most literal sense a NEW-BORN CHRIST that we hail at each approaching Yule-feast, and Christmas is the most vital annual event for all humanity, whether we realize it or not. Max Heindel What is meant by the Second […]