Otto Wilhelm Rahn (18 February – 13 March ) was a German writer, medievalist, and Cathars with the Holy Grail: Kreuzzug gegen den Gral ( Crusade Towards the Grail) in and Luzifers Hofgesind (Lucifer’s Court) in Rahn later became a member of the Ahnenerbe (“ancestral heritage”) bureau of the SS, in whose employ he finished Lucifer’s Court. It is generally conceded. Read “Lucifer’s Court A Heretic’s Journey in Search of the Light Bringers” by Otto Rahn with Rakuten Kobo. Rahn’s personal diary from his travels as occult.

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Otto Rahn searches for his ancestors, the Cathars, and during the journey adopts his perception of their version of the faith. Greg Paulson rated it really liked it Dec 03, But the SS would not allow anyone to resign without consequences. Feb 21, Anna rated it it was amazing.

The myths of northern Europe reflect the coming lucofer the current dark age; they also foreshadow its ending. The first time I opened one of his books, I saw with terror and rapture subjects dreamed by me and described by him, twenty years earlier. The point has never been the recovery of an empirically verifiable historical tradition. To ask other readers questions about Lucifer’s Courtplease sign dahn.

Feb 26, Adriana Scarpin rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Rahn believed it was possible to trace the Cathars, who guarded the Holy Grail in their castle at Montsegur, back to Druids who converted to Gnostic Manichaeism. Induced by Himmler to become a member of the SS as a civilian archaeologist and historian, Rahn quickly grew disillusioned with the direction his country was taking and resigned in According to Jeremy Morgan, whose uncle, Herman Kirchmeir, was a friend of Rahn’s, the two men shared an interest in Parsifal and the Grail.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Rahn, however, wasn’t the going-home type. Art of the Devil.

I’m Looking Through You. Heaven and Earth meet at the point of sacrifice. Rahn takes care to emphasize his disappointment with Ultimate Thule, the place to which he believed the remnants of ancient Nordic culture fled to escape the Christian infection, and perhaps the last piece of a primordial world that existed before all known history. Ottl the untrained ear, this has a note of desperate flannel about it. Shakespeare was in on the secret, too, it seems.

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My father is from a town that sits on a densely wooded peak that closes off the district to the south and where, as far back as anyone can recall, men and their womenfolk have cultivated the land, stood before rrahn anvil, milled grain to flour, and sat in front of the spinning wheel in low-ceilinged rooms.

It is the travel journal of Otto Rahn who was sent out in search of the Holy Grail by Heinrich Himmler at some point in the late s. Aided by the French mystic and historian Antonin GadalRahn argued that there was a direct link between Wolfram von Eschenbach ‘s Parzival and the Cathar Grail mystery.

In he traveled to the Pyrenees region of southern France where he conducted most of his research. You’ve successfully reported this review.


The second group includes trips to northern Italy, Switzerland, and southern Germany. His death was officially ruled a suicide. The Invisible History of the Rosicrucians. Parzival introduced the idea that the Grail Stone had been brought to Earth by angels of ambiguous allegiance. There are ancient doctrines which make a hero of Lucifer, or at any rate, of Satan: We may note that, after the meditation, he camps with a group of Hitler Youth; they are Courtiers of Lucifer, too.

He is believed to have swallowed poison, although no cause of death was ever given. Reviewed by John J. Lisa rated it it was ok Oct 15, For Rahn, Isaiah speaks for the great enemy: For him, the New Testament, or part of it, is couft revelation of a good, alien God.

Clearly in a state of anguish he wrote to a friend, ‘I have much sorrow in my country… impossible for a tolerant, liberal man like me to live in a nation that my native country has become. The Return of the Dead. It certainly reads that way – two different voices.

Not only had Himmler read Crusade Coury the Grail; he’d virtually committed the thing to memory. It is well otho, personal, and utterly riveting.

They further rejected the Church hierarchy and its system of sacraments. Open Preview See a Problem?