ABRAXAS Abraxas (Greek: ΑΒΡΑΞΑΣ, variant form Abrasax, ΑΒΡΑΣΑΞ) is a word of mystic meaning in the system of the Gnostic Basilides, being there applied to the “Great Archon” (Gk., megas […]Continue reading "Abraxas"
Kether In the Qabalah, Kether (כתר) is the first of the ten Sephiroth on the “Tree of Life.” Its meaning is crown. The other Sephiroth are: Chokmah, Binah, Chesed, Geburah, […]Continue reading "Kether"
Gnostic Mythology One of the main things which separated the Gnostics from orthodox Christians was the mysticism of their beliefs. It began with their views of God and creation. They […]Continue reading "Gnostic Mythology"
Gnosis The higher meaning of Gnosis is knowledge from experience, especially the experience of divinity or that which is beyond the five senses. The word Gnosis does not refer to […]Continue reading "Gnosis"
Gnosticism Gnosticism (after gnôsis, the Greek word for “knowledge” or “insight”) is the name given to a loosely organized religious and philosophical movement that flourished in the first and second centuries […]Continue reading "Gnosticism"