Antonin Gadal
The Work of a Man Inspired by the Spirit
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 Who Is Antonin Gadal?  
 The Source  
 The Doctrine  
 Pyrenean Catharism  
 The Catharism and Its Origins  
 The Mystery of the Caves  
 The Grail in the Pyrenees  
 Grail, Cathars and Rosycross  
   The Connecting Link  
   The Golden Thread  
   Eternal Love Cannot Perish!  
   Threefold Alliance of the Light  
   A Magical Synthesis  
   The Ever-Renewed Quest  
   The Golden Rosycross  
   The Legendary Treasure  
   Material and Immaterial Treasure  
   A New Kingdom  
   Catharism: a High Spirituality  
   The Light Shines Again!  
   The Elder Brothers  
   The Galaad Monument  
   Conquering the Light  
   The Mysteries are Revealed  
   Ancient and Christian Mysteries  
   Gnosis and Initiation  
   Christian Rosycross  
   Final Redemption  
 Interesting Links  
What Is the Golden Rosycross?

What is this Spiritual School that Gadal had joined and over the French section of which he later presided? (He became the first president of the Association Lectorium Rosicrucianum France, the official name taken by the Golden Rosycross.)

The Golden Rosycross was born in the Netherlands in 1924, in Haarlem, hence its name: ‘The Haarlem Rosycross’. Haarlem was, like Amsterdam, a refugee city which, in the past, welcomed many ‘heretics’, those who were persecuted in their own countries. The very place where the School settled – in the old city of Haarlem, had seen the presence of spiritual groups that were close to the Cathars.

The seventeenth century Rosicrucians, numerous in the Netherlands, wished to bring back to Christianity, the depth of its initiation, that is the inner power of realisation which had been distorted by centuries of ignorance and compromises.

Issuing from that spiritual stream, Europe was offered a synthesis between faith and reason, between science and religious experience. (From this spiritual stream emerge the names of Jacob Böhme, Johann Valentin Andreae and Comenius, Eckartshausen, etc….) The Golden Rosycross was and is not a closed gathering of esotericists or occultists with sonorous titles and extraordinary backgrounds. Discreetly , it neither pursues material goals in this world nor envisages any occult or mystical development such as an extension of ‘paranormal powers’.

The Spiritual School gave itself the task of leading those whose desire is strong enough, to the state of the true man. This is according to Christ’s example; to the rebirth of the soul and to its resurrection in the original lifefield or the Kingdom of Light. It thus teaches the process that leads to its achievement. .

This to accomplish the evangelical mission:
‘I said : “You are gods!”’
‘What I achieved, you will too and still greater things!’
‘Be My imitators!’

The Rosicrucians believe that the inner reality of Christianity is still to be discovered.
Like their Cathar predecessors, they work in the world in order to bear witness of that universal religion, away from dogma, fanaticism and delusion.

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