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  Germany has seen the rise and fall of numerous secret orders and has harbored or encouraged the development of them more than most European nations. Though this doesn't mean they are more powerful, from the Rosicrucians to the Order to the Golden Dawn, from the Freemasons to the beginning of the Nazi Party, Germany has had its fair share of...

Returning to Eschenbach's tale, Parsifal is led into a cavern by Trevrizent to initiate him into the mystery of the Grail: To a grotto his host led him, Where hardly a breath of wind ever came There, was a robe: his host Put it on him and then led him Into a nearby cell. Eschenbach must have been curiously well informed as to the whereabouts of...

Grimm writes that the Hörselberg of Thuringia was still considered in the 10th through 14th centuries to be the residence of the German goddess Holda and her host. He cites legends of “night-women in the service of dame Holda” who “rove through the air on appointed nights, mounted on beasts,” and asserts that they “were originally dæmonic elvish beings, who...

    There's a strange connection with Amber and the Amber routes. An ancient postcard showed up with a signature of Müller. Heligoland, the holy land (heliges Land) which was once called Abalus and Balcia. Old songs recount that the god Balder laid at rest here.  The Greek historian Diodorus knew that Heligoland was to be found “in the ocean, a continentcrossing...

The Hidden Wisdom in Arthur’s Grail - In the Celtic sources that are the assumed origin of the Arthurian legends, we are told that the Grail is a cauldron, a symbol both of fertility and immortality. The cauldron was a powerful religious icon of its day. As mentioned earlier in another post, it brought forth marvellous and magical feasts, revitalizing...

Rejected knowledge is the precise equivalent of religious heresy in today’s secular scientific culture, the field of rejected knowledge consists of all those beliefs, ideas, and systems of thought about nature, history, and the universe that have been condemned by accepted scientific authorities. While many of the elements of today’s rejected-knowledge scene date back centuries, or even millennia, a hard...

What was Parsifal seeking in Wolfram Eschenbach's poem that was referred to as "the Grail"? A stone ? The Lapsis exillis ? It is also said that a pagan astrologer read the mystery of the Grail in the stars: " Flegetanis, the heathen saw with his own eyes in the constellations things He was shy to talk about, Hidden mysteries...

ARGENTEUM ASTRUM A∴A∴ should ring a bell to anyone who ever got in touch with the occult secret societies of the 20th century. A∴A∴ is one of two secret societies closely associated with the legacy of British occultist, MI6 spy and would-be Antichrist Aleister Crowley (1875–1947), the Argenteum Astrum (Latin for “silver star”) was created by Crowley in 1908 following...