A short note on the function of ritual ecstasy While the term ‘ecstasy’ is almost always defined as ‘outside-of-oneself’, the concept has received a range of meanings and connotations throughout its use […]
A time in which many of us are forced to physical isolation lends itself naturally to a brief pondering of ‘solitude’ on the Gnostic’s path. Now when I say ‘solitude’ I mean […]
The cost of being an initiate I am not asking you to get suicidal. Although, the title to this piece is actually based on the rather life-hostile Bible. Yes, I will refer […]
The Hetaera as Fusion of Virgin and Whore It was at the end of the 19th century when Fanny zu Reventlow hoped for the return of Hetaerism (compare my initial post on […]
The mental state of the occult(ist) “Every man is an abyss; you get dizzy looking in” Woyzeck I went to see Woyzeck the other day. In case you do not know it, […]
Woman-as-Hetaera in the Kosmic Gnosis (Initial Musings) This post serves as an intro to this whole website / blog since “modern hetaerism” or “becoming a pagan hetaera” shall be my guiding principle. […]
While it has been around for some years, I’ve come across the slogan “Always be Lilith, never Eve” several times quite recently and it had me wonder why I still do not […]
Some of my thoughts and intent behind starting / writing this blog. If you are wondering what this is all about, please read.
Lecture given at Occulture Esoteric Conference, Berlin, November 2019. It was a 30 minute lecture and serves as an introduction to the Kosmic Gnostic current.
The Kosmos is alive and our Souls know it. But the Soul as well as this knowledge of a Kosmos in which every phenomenal body is en-souled has been starved in most people. Resurrecting our Souls is a necessary step if we want to ever re-enchant the Kosmos and find intrinsic meaning in life and death.
In the following paragraphs, I want to point towards a unique Gnostic vision and pathway, the pandaemonic ‘Kosmic’ esotericism of David Beth. […]