Join the world renowned expert, Adrian Gilbert (a best-selling author of numerous books on the subject), as he explores the world of the Hermetic Tradition and leads us through the complexities of the mystery traditions and their role in the history of the world of secret societies. Gilbert discusses the Egyptian god Thoth, the Emerald Tablet, Yin-Yang, the Third Force, Leonardo da Vinci, life after death and much more. Did our ancestors understand more than us?
Explore the mystery of the 2012 prophecy in a whole new light. This recording goes deeper than the vague predictions made by ancient prophets and seers; it explores how the earth is in the middle of a transformation that will change the way we live our lives forever. Understand how the changes we see around us are unfolding right now.
Join the world renowned expert, Adrian Gilbert (a best-selling author of numerous books on the subject), as he explores the world of the esoteric and exoteric and leads us through the complexities of the mystery traditions and their role in the history of the world of modern science.
In the early years of the 20th century, Carl Jung (at one time Sigmund Freud's favorite pupil) developed his own system of depth psychology. He was particularly interested in dream analysis and the light they threw upon what was happening in the subconscious levels of his patients' minds. Jung invented the phrase 'archetype of the collective unconscious' to describe his findings, and saw parallels between his work on the psyche and alchemy. In this program, we explore his fascinating discoveries.
Join leading experts as they explore the world of the esoteric. Adrian Gilbert (a best-selling author of numerous books on the subject) leads us through the mystery of the Rosicrucians, uncovering many new insights and revelations. This secretive brotherhood emerged seemingly from nowhere with a sacred message for those with the eyes to see it. Their message is just as relevant today as it was in ancient times, and Gilbert re-introduces us to their teachings.
"Not very engaging"
In this program, Adrian Gilbert delves deeper than ever in order to penetrate the mystery of medieval alchemy. Going beyond psychology, he explores how the alchemists used diagrams and traditional nomenclatures to discuss ideas that, had they been expressed openly at the time, would have invited persecution, and maybe even burning at the stake. These ideas of self-transformation throw light on the work of such influential, modern teachers as G.I. Gurdjieff and P.D. Ouspensky.
We are all familiar with angels. In churches, we see them in stained-glass windows, sculpted as statues, and painted on altarpieces. We find them on greeting cards, on the tops of Christmas trees, and we even dress up children to look like them. Indeed, in our imagination they look positively human, with the exception that, unlike us, they have wings. Is any of this true, and if it is, might "angel" simply be a name for an extraterrestrial?
While the collapse of the Western Roman Empire led to a great loss of sacred knowledge in Europe, the fires of alchemy kept burning in the East. Many Greek texts were translated into Arabic, and these inspired Islamic thinkers to further investigate the subject of alchemy. In time, their writings filtered back to the West, where they inspired an amazing poetic genre, often illustrated with the most extraordinary pictures. In this program, we examine this legacy.
"just not what I thought its was..."
In ancient Egypt, thousands of years before the first Europeans began their quest to change base metals into gold, there already existed a craft-guild of alchemists. Without the benefit of our modern science and using the most basic of technology, they were able to produce extraordinary artifacts, such as the golden mask of Tutankhamun and other astounding achievements. What were their secrets? How did they accomplish such amazing feats, which cannot be duplicated today? Join renowned author and researcher Adrian Gilbert in a fascinating investigation of Al-Chem: the craft pioneered by the Egyptians.
We are all familiar with Angels. In churches, we see them in stained-glass windows, sculpted as statues and painted on altarpieces. We find them on greeting cards, on the tops of Christmas trees and we even dress up children to look like them. Indeed, in our imagination they look positively human with the exception that, unlike us, they have wings. Is any of this true and if it is, might "Angel" simply be a name for an extraterrestrial?