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By Rudolf Steiner

Throughout the early 17th century, Europe used to be unexpectedly embroiled in controversy after the e-book of the 1st Rosicrucian texts. Ever considering the fact that, Rosicrucianism has been on the middle of Western Christian esotericism. pressured underground by way of the Thirty Years battle, it used to be secretly passed down by means of alchemists, hermeticists, and Masons to the 19th century, whilst it encouraged new non secular hobbies equivalent to Theosophy, the Order of Golden sunrise, and Rudolf Steiner's religious technology.

The mystery Stream collects all of Steiner's discussions of the Rosicrucians, answering questions reminiscent of who're the Rosicrucians? what's Alchemy? what's the Rosicrucian course? what's the distinction among Rosicrucianism and mysticism? And what does it suggest for at the present time? the themes comprise the Tao and the Rose pass; the heritage and undertaking of Christian Rosenkreutz; the character of Rosicrucian perform and event; the which means of "The Chymical Wedding," and Goethe's Rosicrucian poem, “The Mysteries.”

Rosicrucian meditation can be mentioned, together with the way to meditate the Rose move itself. this significant assortment is going to the religious center of Anthroposophy, whose essence is the Rosicrucian course. Edited and brought through Christopher Bamford, The mystery Stream brings to mild the hidden fraternity that has lived and labored because the fourtheenth century. It finds the Rosicrucian direction that's Christian, alchemical, and profoundly glossy.

Contents:

  • Rosicurcianism
  • The undertaking of Christian Rosenkreutz
  • The Rosicrucian direction of Alchemy
  • Rosicrucianism and smooth Initiation
  • Rosicrucian Meditation

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