Preface from the book ‘The way of Hermes’ by Gilles Quispel

In the year 1460 a monk brought a Greek manuscript to Florence. The monk, Leonardeo of Pistoia , was one of the agents that the city ruler, Cosimo de’ Medici, had sent to scour Europe’s monasteries for gotten writings of the ancients, and what he now brought his patron was a codex containing fourteen treatesis attributed to Hermes Trismegistus, an ancient Egyptian sage. This work’s arrival caused a great stir, because Hermes, identified with the Ibis god Thoth, was held to be older than Plato and Moses and the underlying inspiration of all philosophy and religion that followed him. Cosimo immediately instructed his scholar Marsilio Ficino to suspend his project of translating the dialogues of the divine Plato so that he might undertake a traqnslation of this even more significant work.  Continue reading

Spiritual Pentecost, free online program starts at May 24 2020

Free online program, based on ‘The gospel of the holy twelve’ by Jasper Gideon Ouseley.

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Spiritual Easter – free online program 2020: April 5 – April 12


  1. 05-04 the passage, reflection 1, narrative 1
  2. 06-04 going through the gate, reflection 2, narrative 2
  3. 07-04 the mystery of life and death, reflection 3, narrative 3 
  4. 08-04 the cleansing of the inner temple, reflection 4, narrative 4
  5. 09-04 surrender to your inner master, reflection 5, narrative 5
  6. 10-04 showing new inner strength, reflection 6, narrative 6
  7. 11-04 the crucial victory over yourself, reflection 7, narrative 7
  8. 12-04 the liberation of the inner being, reflection 8, narrative 8 

The lost Brother and Other Tales – stories from the youth work of the School of the Golden Rosycross Lectorium Rosicrucianum


Twelve stories for children aged 5-9

Have you ever heard of the Land of Many Tracks where people live in railway carriages instead of houses and where they are always hooking up their carriages to this or that engine, for they have forgotten that they themselves have an engine? If only they could find it and follow the golden track!

And what is it like living in a zeppelin; one of those funny-shaped air-balloons that float high in the sky? Or have you ever wished you were a knight with Continue reading