33rd Degree Scottish Rite Freemasonic philosopher, Albert Pike had written about the meaning of the square base of the Great Egyptian Pyramid, “The Gnostics writes claimed that the whole edifice of their science rested on a square whose angles were: Σιγη, Silence; Βυθος, Profundity; Νους, Intelligence; and Αληθεια Truth.” (See Morals and Dogma)
There was once a dreaded Goddess in Ancient Rome known as Febris who caused illness, disease, and pestilence. It is from Febris where we get the English word fever. A word that is generally used to describe a symptom of various illnesses and diseases often characterized by increased body temperature, thirst, shivering, headache, and in severe instances, delirium. (more…)
One of the main Gnostic scientific teachings for the past 3,000 years is that we humans are dualistic beings. What the Gnostics had meant in simple modern terms is that there are two separate parts, elements, and or aspects to we humans. One element is immortal being made of light (spirit or soul) and the other mortal darkness (flesh or materiality).
The human spirit was of divine origin and good which came from the True God. It was made of an immortal light that descended from the heavens. The body was opposed to this light because it was inherently material, earthly and can be led to commit acts of evil. It was made of mortal flesh ruled by a False creator God who held sway over those materialistic souls who have not reached spiritual Gnosis.(more…)
Historically for the Brotherhood, Friday October 13, 1307 is a day forever made infamous for the burning at the stake of several Knights Templar who were arrested by the King of France upon the orders of the Pontifex Maximus (Pope). (more…)