Gnosis and Rosycross
An Exploration of the Meaning of Life
We welcome you to this introductory series, offering the opportunity to explore and discuss the universal teachings shared by the School of the Golden Rosycross and the path its pupils follow.
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Unveiling the mysteries of life's purpose
What is Gnosis?
In one dictionary, Gnosis is explained as the “intuitive apprehension of spiritual truths.” It can also be described as living knowledge of the heart that unveils the mystery of human existence.
Gnosis awakens the heart in the same way that sunlight unfolds a blossom from a bud. The deeper knowledge that lies encapsulated in the heart will be unveiled. One can experience this as an inner recognition, a certain knowing about something that cannot be named.
In Gnostic writings, it is therefore said that Gnosis is a power or a light that does not emanate from the nature that is well-known to us, but from divine love. This light is constantly active in the world and makes itself known to those who are susceptible to it.
The concept Gnosis can be found in many historical and philosophical