Knights of the Golden Circle Church The Holy Rosicrucian Church
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The Holy Rosicrucian Church was a small, short-lived Rosicrucian group that functioned briefly early in the twentieth century in the western United States. It was founded and headed by a man known as Sergius Rosenkruz. The church taught a method of liberation, the awakening of knowledge of unity with the One. As a means to liberation, Rosenkruz advocated a series of practices that included study, two daily baths, charitable works, the avoidance of frivolous activities, and meditation.
The order was headquartered in Los Angeles. It was associated with the Order of the Knights of the Golden Circle, which offered a series of ceremonies aimed at preparing members for either a favorable reincarnation or safety in the life beyond death. The church is known primarily through one pamphlet, Rosikrucinism, issued in 1915.
Rosenkruz, Sergius. Rosikrucinism. Los Angeles: The Author, 1915