Published June 1968
by Astara .
Written in English
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Examine these and many other questions as Dr. Robert investigates the mysterious people known as the Essenes. Discover how the Essene lifestyle leads to spiritual realization and how we are still influenced by these amazing people as we enter the New Age. Hardback, 57 pages. H Spencer Lewis, first Imperator of the Rosicrucian Order, AMORC, wrote this remarkable description of the Essenes in as part of his book, The Mystical Life of Jesus, some eighteen years before the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Lewis’s work was one of the foundational inspirations for the modern Essene Size: KB. For centuries before the Christian era Essene communities had dwelt on the shores of the Dead Sea. These Essenes or Essæans, in the days of Philo and Josephus, were imbued with the utmost reverence for Moses and the Law. They believed in God, the creator, in the immortality of the soul, and in a future state of retribution. The Book of Mysteries (also known as the Book of Secrets) is an ancient Essene text found in fragmentary form among the Dead Sea Scrolls. The scroll fragments are given the alphanumeric designations of 1Q27 and 4Q–
Dr. Graetz in his book, The History of the Jews, says, " The Essenes first proclaimed the kingdom of heaven", that John the Baptist lived the life of a Nazarite, belonged to the Essenes, and took up his abode with other Essenes near the waters of the Jordan, awaiting penitents, who when baptized joined the Essenic Order. In his fascinating book, The Essenes and their Ancient Mysteries, he informs us that one Essene community was especially famous for its skilled healers: "The Therapeutae, consisted of those Essenes who engaged in the healing art. The Essenes and Therapeuts considered themselves to be the children of light and so did the early Christians. According to Gene Savoy in his book The Essaei Document: Secret Teachings of an Eternal Race, Jesus received the Essenes’ secret teachings, which he calls the paradosis, meaning a divinisation process by which one became immortal. Savoy hints at sungazing being a key factor in . T he Book of Mysteries (also known as the Book of Secrets) is an ancient Essene text found in fragmentary form among the Dead Sea Scrolls. The scroll fragments are given the alpha-numeric designations of 1Q27 and 4Q The Book of Mysteries is closely related to another unnamed wisdom book found among the Dead Sea Scrolls, variously called Sapiential Work or The Secret of .
Ancient Mysteries: The Essenes, the Roman Collegia and the Culdees, Paperback by Gould, Robert Freke, ISBN X, ISBN , Brand New, Free shipping in the US Ancient Mysteries: The Essenes, the Roman Collegia and the Culdees, Paperbac | eBaySeller Rating: % positive. Those referred to in the Cayce readings as Essenes were the outgrowth of the periods of preparations from the teachings by Melchizedek as propagated by Elijah and other prophets for three hundred years. Their purpose was to set themselves aside to offer themselves to be in the direct line of choice for the coming of the promised one – the Messiah. their hearts, and to those who feel that the inner self needs more light on the mysteries of his mission, I present the chapters of The Mystical Life of Jesus as a comprehensive survey of things long held in seclusion by a few, but now deserving of wider circulation. The story of the life and mission of Jesus as presented in this book. Since the classical sources of Josephus, Philo, and Pliny represented the Essenes as a secretive, initiatory community given to the study of “mysteries” and the pursuit of esoteric practices, healing, and various forms of divination, it was not all that difficult to imagine the Essenes as playing a secret, hidden role in facilitating and orchestrating public and political events from behind the scenes.