Karl Eckartshausen

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Karl Eckartshausen AKA Karl von Eckhartshausen AKA Karl von Eckartshausen

Bavaria / Germany 1752 - 1803

Comments: Christian Mystic, speaks of the secret "society of the Elect" helping Mankind evolve; Freemason; Rosicrucian; influenced the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn; magic lanterns (slide projectors); Creator of Masonic Rites; use of drugs in ritual; According to Chris Bennett, 2017, "Aufschlüsse zur Magie's English translation of Magic:The Principles of Higher Knowldge, (1989) leaves the section on drugs out;

Teachers: Adam Weishaupt; Johann Georg Schröpfer; Athanasius Kircher, creator of The Magic Lantern;

Students: Aleister Crowley; A.E. Waite; Frederick Hockley; Chris Bennett;

Friends: Genoveva Quiquérez, 1st wife; Gabriela von Wolter, 2nd wife;

Organizations: University of Ingolstadt; Academy of Sciences in Munich; Bavarian Illuminati; Illuminati of Avignon ; Freemasonry;

Author: The Cloud Upon the Sanctuary (Die Wolke über dem Heiligtum), 1791? 1802?; Aufschlüsse über Magie. [Explanations Concerning Magic, English title - Magic: the principles of higher knowledge], 1790; Gott ist die reinste Liebe. [God is pure love.] , 1971; The Moral Teachings for the Bavarian Citizen; Music of the Eyes or the Harmony of Colours.; Mystic Nights, 1791;The Most Important Hieroglyphs for the Human Heart, 1796; Two Prayers for Alchemists, see (http://www.levity.com/alchemy/eckarts.html);

Resources: read it here: http://www.sacred-texts.com/eso/cuts/index.htm; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karl_von_Eckartshausen; http://www.controverscial.com/Karl%20von%20Eckartshausen.htm