11. What does Gnosis mean?
The word “Gnosis” comes from the Greek word for light of knowledge. On the path of the Rosycross, Gnosis is the inner realization of the ubiquitous Light power of God. This seven-fold Light becomes an inner experience and a spiritual life force for the pupil on the path. Gnosis is an inner experience of God and therefore never a dogma, but a living knowledge. It reveals in different ways, according to the respective historical periods and phases of human development. Also, the experiences of the seeking individuals are different.