C.G. Dahlin

Pythagoras & Pythagoreanism: Numerology, Ancient Occultism, Mystical Mathematics & Natural Sciences

This is Spiritual Studies session #23. This session gives you a full broad understanding of Pythagoras, what he did, what he inspired, and what beliefs he espoused in the ancient world.

The first part of the talk is all about Pythagoras the man, later his influence in the philosophical. spiritual, religious, and scientific realms.

Lastly, the talk broadly discusses the effects of occult traditions, secret societies, and the like, tying Pythagoras's Brotherhood to the Hermeticism, Freemasonry and all manner of initiatory rites.

Goddess Worship & The Fall of the Goddess: Divine Feminine, Mother Nature, & The Primordial Goddess

This is spiritual studies session #25. This session starts with acknowledge the substantial archaeological discoveries of goddess figurines from prehistory. The discussion of a woman's role in the ancient past and how this divulged into numerous goddess myths and beliefs around the world. Native Americans, Caribbean tribes, the Incans, the Sumerians, the Minoans, and the Celts offer us a narrative of how the Goddess fell from her initial place of monotheistic worship.

Manichaeism: The Synthesis of World Religions, Cosmogony, History, & Likeness to Gnosticism

This is Spiritual Studies session #37

The Little known Manichaeism flourished from Rome to China in the first millennia AD. In the interest of investigated the era of early Christianity, Manichaeism would prove to be both a strong competitor and also a irreplaceable inspiration for later Christianity and Islam.

So who was the prophet Mani?

How did this belief system mix Christianity, Judaism, Zoroastrianism, and Buddhism? How did Manichaeism grow so significantly?

In this session we get a rounded acquaintance with this undermentioned chapter from our collective past.

What wisdoms can be gleaned from this considerably “dead” religion?

Links:
https://www.crystalinks.com/manichaeism.html
https://www.ancient-origins.net/history/manichaeism-one-most-popular-religions-ancient-world-002658
http://www.sino-platonic.org/complete/spp156manichaeangnosiscreationmyth.pdf
https://iranicaonline.org/articles/cosmogony-iii
https://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/manicheism-1-general-survey