Stanislas de Guaita

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Link titleMarquis Stanislas de Guaita aka the "Prince of the Rosicrucian"

France 1861 - 1897


Comments; Rosicrucian; Qabalist; Freemason; Ceremonial Magick ; a Three degree / level system of initiation into the Mysteries of Qabalah and Rosicrucianism, ie: Bachelor of Cabala, Graduate of Cabala aka Licentiate in Kabbalah, Doctor of Cabala; employed psychotropic drugs like morphine, hashish and cocaine; ridiculed as 'Lugubric de Pravas', author of a book of poems entitled 'Seringa Mystica' (The Mystical Syringe) by his detractors; Creator of quasi - Masonic Rites;


Teachers: Eliphas Levi; Papus; Jean-Baptiste Willermoz; Joséphin Péladan, author of Le Vice suprême, but they split when he read Jakob Bohme and established the schism of the Catholic Order of the Rose Cross, the Temple and The Grail, 1890; his brother Dr. Adrien Péladan (1844-1885); Charles Baudelaire; Antoine Fabre d'Olivet; Saint-Yves d'Alveydre; Firmin Boissin aka Simon Brugal (1835-1893), Commander of the Rosicrucian Temple of Toulouse aka Prieur of Toulouse, senior of the Council of Fourteen; Viscount Louis-Charles-Edouard de Lapasse, (1792-1867), founded Ordre de la Rose-Croix du Temple et du Graal, 1850; Prince Balbiani of Palermo; Cagliostro; Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton aka Lord Edward George Earl Bulwer-Lytton (1803-73); Kenneth R. H. Mackenzie; Abbé Lacuria, author of Harmonies of Being; Hoene Wronsky; Emanuel Swedenborg; Martinez de Pasqually; Louis-Claude de Saint-Martin; Papus;


Students: Francois Charles Barlet aka F. Charles Barlet; Emile Dantinne; Emile Michelet; Alber Jhouney; Rene Caille, who discovered Timbuktu; H. Spencer Lewis; René Philipon; Erik Satie ; Claude Debussy, composer; Robert Ambelain aka Robert Ambelaim ; Victor-Emile Michelet; Charles Detre aka Teder; Georges Lagreze; Jean-Louis de Biasi, of the of the Ordre Kabbalistique de la Rose-Croix (the Kabbalistic Order of the Rose-Cross, O.K.R.C.), 2014;

Friends: Oswald Wirth; Maurice Barres; Laurent Tailhade, poet; Marc Aven; Edouard Dubus ; Alphonse Rette; brother Saint Antoine de Guaita; Paul Adam; Jollivet-Castelot; August Reichel; Abbée Alta (Melingé);Francois Barlet; Marc Haven; Dr. Lalande; Edouard Blitz; August Strindberg; Gabron et Thoron; Lucien Mauchel; Paul Sédir ; Yvon Le Loup; Pierre Augustin Chaboseau, co-founder of the Ordre Martiniste;

Enemies: Abbe Boullan aka Abbe Joseph-Antoine Boullan of the “Church of the Carmel”; Joris K. Huysmans; Jules Bois;


Organizations; Freemasonry ; Martinist Order; ; Ordre Kabbalistique de la Rose-Croix, 1887 AKA Kabbalistic Order of the Rosy Cross; quasi-Catholic Mystic Order of the Rose + Cross; Ancient Mystical Order Rosae Crucis (AMORC) ; associated with F.U.D.O.S.I.; Martinist Order; Gnostic Church;

Author: On the Threshold of Mystery; The Serpent of Genesis; The Dark Muse (1883); The Mystic Rose aka Rosa Mystica (1885); Birds of Passage, 1881; Le Temple le Satan, against Abbe Boullan, 1891; The Serpent of Genesis; The Key of Black Magic;


Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanislas_de_Guaita; Book of Splendors- Eliphas Levi, Weiser addition, Papus' additions page 188; http://www.rosicrucian-order.com/revista_artsani.htm ; http://www.librarything.com/topic/139349 ; http://www.rosae-crucis.net/L%27Ordre%20Kabbalistique%20de%20la%20Rose%20Croix.pdf ; if you read French, see him at - http://ebookbrowsee.net/guaita-serpent-pdf-d504962138 ;