Tuesday, September 7, 2010

(Video) Secret Quest: The Path of the Christian Gnostics

Discover the Gnostic origins of Chistianity, the hidden teachings of Jesus and uncover the secret quest of the Christian Gnostics -- who sought profound knowledge and spiritual transformation throughout the ages.
From Jesus' first disciples to the Knights Templar, Cathars and the mysterious medieval Alchemists -- those who understood the deeper significance of Jesus' life and teachings emerged in different forms throughout time walking a secret path to salvation through hidden knowledge. The early Christian Gnostics faced persecution and were driven underground with the emergence of Pauline Christianity, whose intersts eventually converged with the Roman Government which helped them rise to power, and repress other forms of Christianity they deemed heretical. Many lost gospels with private and profound teachings from Jesus, like the Nag Hammadi library, were banned and hidden and ultimatley left out of the bible that was assembled. Later Gnostic groups such as the Knights Templar and Cathars faced brutal oppression from the Church at the helm of powerful empire. Yet despite this oppression, there were always people throughout history who understood the deeper significance of Jesus' life and teachings, so the Christian Gnostics kept emerging in different forms. However they encoded and hid their understanding in legends and symbology such as the quest for the holy grail and the transformational procedure of Alchemy, to conceal and protect themselves from the ongoing persecution of the inqusition. Discover the quest of the Christian Gnostics as they strive to achieve profound spiritual understanding and transformation throughout history, and continue to today.«

1 comment:

  1. Beautiful painting, I cannot stop staring at it, beautiful.