Gnosis

On the Origins and Secrets of the Gnosis (Half)

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This is the first of many lectures. On this first lecture, I discuss where the Gnosis possibly originates — the First Temple of Judea. I tackle many other subjects including the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ and how it relates to Easter and what many Zeitgeist mythicists claim to be merely allegories for solar occult rituals. But is there something deeper at play here? I also discuss my upcoming book, The Sun Lady Unveiled: […]

Holy Grail

The Megas Aeon vs The Magician and the Fool #16 – Simon Magus and the Standing Ones

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In this episode, I am joined by Domonic and Janus as we do a crossover, roundtable podcast on the myths, legends, magic, and mysticism associated with that bad-boy Samaritan and father of all heresies, Simon the Magician. We also explore the Gospel of John, the Clementine Homilies, Helen, Mary Magdalene, the Samaritans, the competing Orthodox Church vs. those heretical pesky Gnostics, the obscure Celtic legend of Mug Ruith, the Essenes, and much, much more! Part […]

Gnosticism

Eros, Orpheus & On the Origin of the World (53 pages-long, 14,000+ words).

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Introduction

(53 pages long, 14,000+ words).

On the Origin of the World (Codex II) of the Nag Hammadi Library, is dominated by a compendium of influences including Manichaean, Valentinian, Sethian, Ophite, Egyptian, Hermetic (Pagan Gnosis), Jewish apocalyptic apocrypha (Enoch and Jubilees), magic and astrology, and last but not least, and as the primary focus of this paper, the Orphic and Hellenistic mysteries. Yet, despite the variety of different influences, it still retains a particular Gnostic flavor—written persuasively as an academic essay, to not only attract potential adherents to the Gnostic religion but also to defend the Gnostic world-view in a distanced and factual manner. The author writes the text not as a receiver of revelation but as a scholar who quotes his multitude of sources. These references and allusions to other, non-Gnostic works are employed to lend weight to the author’s message. Because of the juxtaposition of eclectic influences and even the citation of other texts, which are now lost to us, for the most part, they seem to point to a school in Alexandria, Egypt as a place of origination.

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Biblical Exegesis

The Reception in the Vineyard

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I originally wrote this Gnostic Gospel a few years ago but I decided to edit it for clarity. It was originally called “Reception of the Grapes” but it seemed too “corny” and I got a few wine jokes out of it so I decided to change it a bit. This gospel is a mix of my own spiritual revelations and other mystical poetry like we see in Summer Harvest by Valentinus, among other sources like […]

Gnosticism

The Megas Aeon Podcast #15 – Mark Stavish, Magic and the Egregores

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In this episode we have the pleasure to be joined by Mark Stavish, the Director of Studies for the Institute for Hermetic Studies. He is a life-long student of esotericism, Hermeticism and gnosis with over 25 years experience in comparative religion, philosophy, psychology, and mysticism with emphasis on Traditional Western Esotericism. We discuss his newest book that is soon to come out next year in July 2018: “Egregores: The Occult Entities That Watch Over Human […]

Biblical Exegesis

The Megas Aeon Podcast #14 – James From Pandira’s Box & Unconquerable Gnosis

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Welcome to Season 2 of the Megas Aeon Podcast #14! In this episode, I interview James from Pandiras Box and former co-host of Aeon Arcanum. We cover everything from Mithra, the Apollo Cult on Vatican Hill (The Roman Catholic Church), Constantine, the competing Orthodox and Gnostic Christologies, Anatoly Fomenko and the white-washing of history, Jerusalem and the State of Israel, the curious case of Simon the Magician, the Gospel of Judas, and much, much more! […]

Biblical Exegesis

Out From Babylon’s Womb (X-Rated!)

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Trigger Warning: Highly controversial, X-rated material featured inside this article! As I noted in my article, Gnostic Exegesis in Revelation 12, the Freemasonic scholar Manly P. Hall in the Secret Teachings of All Ages, claims the whore of Babylon of Revelation 18 is nothing more than a demonized version of Cybele (p. 188): Here also is introduced a symbolic figure, termed “the harlot of Babylon, “which is described as a woman seated upon a scarlet-colored […]