By Payam Nabarz,Caitlín Matthews

an outline of Mithraism, the traditional Roman secret faith well known within the Roman Legions

• offers a finished heritage of Mithraism, together with its effect on Christianity and Islam

• comprises rituals, meditations, and instructing stories for readers who desire to stick to the Mithraic path

• stories the evolution and divergence of the japanese (Persian) and Western (Roman) sorts of Mithraism

The Mysteries of Mithras provides a revival of the mystical practices and initiatory method of Mithraism, the traditional Roman secret faith that was once immensely renowned within the Roman Legions from the past due moment century B.C. until eventually A.D. four hundred and used to be taken to each nook of the Roman Empire. because the final pagan country faith in Europe, it was once crucial competitor to early Christianity and seriously motivated Christian doctrine and symbolism. The parallels among Christianity and old Mithraism are striking--for instance, the god Mithra was once born of a virgin in a cave on December 25.

Payam Nabarz finds the historical past, origins, and non secular and philosophical tenets of Mithraism and its connections to Christianity, Islam, and Freemasonry. He additionally describes the fashionable neo-pagan perform of Mithraism in proof this day and for readers who desire to undertake the Mithraic course, he comprises seven of its initiatory rituals and meditations, in addition to orations and instructing stories, that open the door to the seven Mithraic grades of passage.

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