Glossary

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Abraxas

Gnostic indication for God’s universal being of love – for example in the teachings of Apollo Tiano (Nuctemeron) Read more...

Abstinence

Part of the Qatar initiation process. Novitiate that served to find out if the Qatar (Albigensian) neophyte is able to continue the initiation process or cannot go on, due to health issues or moral weakness. Read more...

Alchemical wedding

Medieval Rosicrucians used this term implicitly for the process of transfiguration from soul being to spirit-soul being. Read more...

Andreae, Johann Valentin

An outstanding figure, monk of 17th century Rosicrucians. The author of The Alchemical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz and other works. The ‘Wedding’ implicitly describes all aspects of the candidate walking the path of transfiguration. Read more...

Aquarius-radiation

During the stellar year of Aquarius the Earth has entered the influence range of the Aquarius zodiac sign, which means among others that a rapidly intensifying radiation begins to manifest, interfering in a corrective way with everything that does not cooperate with God’s great cosmic plan... Read more...

Arch-Gnosis

The arch-Gnosis of Hermes: the expression refers to the fact that each truly gnostic activity of the present age of humanity originated from the primordial fountain of the Egyptian Gnosis, and that every gnostic redeeming work is rooted in the ancient wisdom that man can only become free through... Read more...

Archeus

The nervous ether, nerve fluid, astral power that the pineal gland attracts into the human system and that exactly suits the given being. Read more...

Archons

Concentration of power coming from man’s thoughts and mental capacity for creation. If the mental image becomes manifest and it remains to be the object of our personal and group mental efforts, it will begin to grow. In a given moment it will even dominate its creator: man will become obsessed by... Read more...

Astral body

The third from the four bodies of the dialectic human, in other words emotional or desire body. It pervades the material (physical body) and the ethereal (life) body, it is made of a finer matter than these. In average it goes half a meter beyond the material body. Emotions and feelings, wishes and... Read more...

Auric being

Man’s aura-sky, with power centers and focus points that store man’s entire karma, the sennit of his destiny. Our earthly, mortal being is the projection of this sky, therefore this sky determines our being. It carries the entire burden of the fallen microcosm. This is the old sky that has to pass... Read more...

Authades

A term from the Pistis Sophia, the Gnostic gospel of Valentinus, meaning the unholy intent of man born from matter. The will of common nature as we received and own it in our nature-born state, fully focused on maintaining this nature, it cannot enable us to live a life of liberation. Read more...