Circle Round (C.R.)

A Rosicrucian Study Group for Master Masons

WHO: Circle Round is for all Georgia Master Masons interested in Rosicrucian Study.
WHAT: C.R. schedules topical reading lists for personal meditation, group discussion, learning exercises and member presentations.
HOW: Study materials are drawn from the primary source-works of Rosicrucianism, Hermeticism, Alchemy, and Kabbalah.
BY WHOM: The group is an outreach exercise guided by Fraters of S.R.I.C.F., an invitational body of Rosicrucian Masons.
WHY: To advance Science and share Light with Brethren: to Engage those who actively seek out Wisdom, to Orient these towards classical Rosicrucian sources, methods and traditions, and to identify and prepare worthy Brothers for deeper immersion into the mysteries of the Rose & Cross: In short, to exercise the stated Aims of S.R.I.C.F. with Temperance, Fortitude, Prudence & Balance.
WHERE/WHEN: Monthly Meetings are held on the 4th Saturdays at 7 PM at scheduled locations in area lodges; Want us to come to you? Consider getting your lodge to host us!



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Saturday 25th January 2020

Sandy Springs #124 at 7PM

4 Paths through 3 Temples: Chymical Wedding Day 2

available: 14

Saturday 22nd February 2020

Sandy Springs #124 at 7PM

Judgement in the Balance: Chymical Wedding Day 3

available: 27

Saturday 28th March 2020

Sandy Springs #124 at 7PM

The Angel & The Goddess: Chymical Wedding Day 4

available: 30


Resources are listed by a [KEY-WORD] , proper title & notes.
Apart from Frater Westcott's "The Rosicrucians...", These are all primary source-works of Hermeticism, Kabbalah and Rosicrucianism. All of these may be easily obtained, some read in a matter of minutes, others a few hours...

The Rosicrucians: Past, Present, At Home and Abroad (1922)
by William Wynn Westcott, Supreme Magus SRIA (1891-1925)

Fama Fraternitatis RC (1610)
i.e. "Fame of the Brotherhood of the Rosy Cross"

Confessio Fraternitatis (1615)
The Confession of the Brotherhood of RC, i.e. the Rules of the Order

The Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz (1617)
by Johann Valentin Andreae and the Tübingen Circle

The Corpus Hermeticum (2nd Century)
Foundational discovery behind Renaissance Rediscovery of Hermetic Philosophy

The Definitions of Hermes Trismegistus to Asclepius (2nd Century)
Another Renaissance Rediscovery of a Primary Hermetic Philosophical Treatise

Kabbalah Unveiled (1677)
Selected Books of the Zohar translated by Knorr Von Rosenroth and later introduced by S.L. MacGregor Mathers, another Frater of Metropolitan College SRIA

Sepher Yetzirah (3rd Century)
translated by William Wynn Westcott, Supreme Magus SRIA (1891-1925)


2019/2020 SCHEDULE

Date Lodge Topic Resource List Key-Word
July 27 2019 Sandy Springs #124 Fame of the Fraternity (North GA) Primary R&D: FAMA
August 24 2019 Sandy Springs #124 Discover the Vault of C.R.C. Primary R&D: FAMA
September 21 2019 Solomon's #1 Fame of the Fraternity (Coastal GA) Primary R&D: FAMA
September 28 2019 Sandy Springs #124 Mystical Rosicrucian Rules Primary R&D: CONFESSIO
November 23 2019 Sandy Springs #124 Invitation & Escape: Wedding Day 1 Primary R&D: WEDDING
January 25 2020 Sandy Springs #124 4 Paths through 3 Temples: Wedding Day 2 Primary R&D: WEDDING
February 22 2020 Sandy Springs #124 Judgement in the Balance: Wedding Day 3 Primary R&D: WEDDING
March 28 2020 Sandy Springs #124 The Angel & The Goddess: Wedding Day 4 Primary R&D: WEDDING
April 25 2020 Sandy Springs #124 Ascending the Tower of Olympos: Days 5, 6 & 7 Primary R&D: WEDDING
May 23 2020 Sandy Springs #124 Introducing Classical Hermeticism Primary R&D: HERMETICUM
June 27 2020 Sandy Springs #124 Classical Hermeticism Continued Primary R&D: ASCLEPIUS
July 25 2020 Sandy Springs #124 Introduction to Kabbalah Primary R&D: UNVEILED
August 22 2020 Sandy Springs #124 Ancient Origins of Kabbalah Primary R&D: YETZIRAH


The following articles have either appeared in the Georgia "Masonic Messenger" as part of the "Freemasonry and Rosicrucianism" series, or have been contributed by members of Circle Round from the studies. Writing is not easy and we thank the authors and publishers who honor the group with permission to link these articles shere.

Since Time Immemorial, Together
intertwining Origins of Freemasonry & Rosicrucianism






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