Orpheus

Volume 29 nr 4

July/August 2007

Orpheus

Introduction

Orpheus, the singer-poet, wandered about the world, taught wisdom and the sciences to many nations and founded the Orphic mysteries, which were devoted to Dionysus. His sad and joyful story of the loss of Eurydice is the true story of the eternal calling by the spirit, which wants to redeem the eternal soul from the lightless realms in order to live, united with her, in the radiant lands of the divine...

Articles in this issue...

03
‘Tomorrow I’ll wake up’
04
Dionysus, an impulse of eternity in time
10
...There was neither silence nor sound
16
Dionysus’ storm and Apollo’s harmony
20
Orpheus - the mystery religion
22
Orpheus - the myth
25
The singing of Orpheus
30
The Orphic world egg
31
Friedrich Nietzsche as physician
34
The three keys