Glossary

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C. R. C.

The traditional Latin abbreviation of the name of Christianus Rosae Crucis, i.e. Christian Rosenkreutz. It refers to the man who has found his way back to the state of true, immortal existence through transfiguration. The seven stages of the path are detailed in the book entitled The Alchemical... Read more...

Carpet

“Standing on the carpet” is an expression of the true freemasons which signifies the inner attitude of the student who is striving to fulfil the fivefold universal Gnosis in himself through his total devotion and perseverance. See also: tetragon Read more...

Catharose De Petri

The grand master of the Young Gnostic Brotherhood (1902-1990). Together with Jan van Rijckenborgh, Catharose de Petri held the spiritual leadership of the Lectorium Rosicrucianum. She fulfilled her own task in terms of spiritual development and the worldwide expansion of the work of the Spiritual... Read more...

Celestial ship

This is how the Gnostic living body is called in the Egyptian Arch Gnosis. This is the arc that the Genesis, the first book of Moses speaks about. This is the body built from the liberating forces, joined with the Universal Gnostic Chain, which serves the harvest of the crops ripened for the end of... Read more...

Chakra

The Sanskrit word means wheel or cycle referring to a certain period in which the wheel of time is turning. Regarding the human body, chakra refers to the gate connecting the different bodies of the human personality. The astral forces flowing in can be admitted through these gates or chakras. In... Read more...

Christ force

The force that explains the universal wisdom and gives man the chance to return to the ancient source of life. The germ of this liberating force lies as a seed in every human, this is where the new soul can spring from. The Christ force is the connecting element between the human returning to the... Read more...

Conference spaces

Meeting points of the modern Spiritual School home and abroad, where there are regular international gatherings with hundreds of participants. The conferences are always fully devoted to the different aspects and practical implementation of the liberating doctrine. See also: focal points Read more...

Consolamentum

The old Brotherhood –the Qatars- applied two forms of the consolamentum: that of the dying, which provided them consolation and peace; and the consolement of the ones returning home alive, of the initiates. Read more...

Cosmocrators

Seven vast natural beings, in a close connection with the origin of creation. They maintain the fundamental cosmic natural laws and their scope, form the Seven-fold spirit of universal manifestation. See also: Pimander Read more...

Counter-nature

Our dialectic living space (see dialectics) where the fallen humanity, detached from spirit, God, is living its life of stubbornness. Evil that characterizes everything here and which we try to fight with the same stubbornness, has developed in this life which is independent of God’s cosmic order... Read more...