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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Inner Traditions February Length: The most recent sighting was in when it was supposed to have been found in the late Lord Lichfield’s back-garden in Staffordshire.

Arie de Bruyn rated it liked it Jun 15, He didn’t find the Grail, but he did find a complex of caves nearby that the Cathars had used as a kind of subterranean cathedral. New Dawn International News Service. Rahn does manage to do some hiking, apparently with another German, who may also have been another SS man: Openly homosexual, he was assigned guard duty at the Dachau concentration camp in as punishment for a drunken homosexual scrape.

So, as one might imagine, there are few unkind references to Jews throughout this book and it is cokrt Jewish connection that seems to be the biggest hang up the author has with Christianity. Trivia About Lucifer’s Court: The Nazis and the Occult. Rahn likes that expression and uses it repeatedly. How much of it is thoughtful scholarship and how much is written as propaganda, Luciver leave to you to decide.

Jay2theBee rated it really liked it Jan 14, Published February 28th by Inner Traditions first published To see what your friends thought of this lucirer, please sign up. Although Himmler accepted Rahn’s resignation, he had no intention of letting him escape. Preview — Lucifer’s Court by Otto Rahn. His journeys on assignment for the Reich–including researching an alleged entrance rahh Hollow Earth in Iceland and searching for the true mission of Lucifer in the caves of southern France that served as refuge for the Cathars during the Inquisition–also led to his disenchantment with his employers and his mysterious death in the mountains after his break with the Nazis.


I used to hear about him as a child.

Gehane Sileem rated it it was amazing Aug 11, They represent the Jewish and German or Aryan peoples and the struggle between them. Return to Book Page. We simply don’t know what happened to him, and as a result all kinds of rumours have sprung up.

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Quotes from Lucifer’s Court: The events of the everyday world, both in the past and in the present, gain their meaning to the extent that they reflect the myths. By rising above their individuality and embracing this struggle, heroes can hope to attain a genuine immortality by entering the mythical realm.

The two climb a cliff and settle down to admire the view.

The Ariosophists of Austria and Germany, ; p. Feb 21, Anna rated it it was amazing. Yet Rahn, small and weasel-faced, lucirer a hesitant, toothy smile and hair like a neatly contoured oil slick, undoubtedly served as inspiration for Ford’s most famous role, Indiana Jones.

As it happens, there are just two such entities, Yahweh and Lucifer, that interest Rahn.

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One evening in Marchhe climbed up a snow-covered slope in the Tyrol mountains and lay down to die. After the publication of his first book, Rahn’s work came to the attention of Heinrich Himmlerthe head of rayn SSwho was fascinated by the occult and had already initiated research in the south of France. If you have any texts, photos, links about Otto Rahn that are not yet at this site, or existing materials translations, please let us know.


Induced by Himmler to become the chief investigator of the occult for the Nazis, Rahn traveled throughout Europe–from Spain to Iceland–in the mid s pursuing leads to the Grail and other mysteries. Or perhaps that term is too easy. There are mysteries in that passage, not the coourt of which is that the Decalogue seems to have sprouted two new commandments. Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. Induced by Himmler to become the chief investigator of the occult for the Nazis, Rahn traveled throughout Europe–from Spain to Iceland–in the mid cout pursuing leads to the Grail and other mysteries.

The Cathars seemed to have believed that Jesus was never really material, and that he was never crucified. How have you fallen from the heavens, Lcuifer glowing morning star; been cut down to the ground O conqueror of Nations? This journey was also one of self-discovery for Rahn.

Fascinating book and very interesting concepts. Keating rated it really liked it. We appreciate your feedback. There was more in a similar vein – a lot more. There are stories that Rahn was threatened with having his homosexuality exposed, also that he had links with British Intelligence. How to write a great review. By and by, in fact, we learn that maybe we should not take the connection between historical Catharism and Luciferian liberation too literally, either.

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The locals were friendly enough, but there seemed nothing to connect this shabby country with the world of the Edda s, Elder or Younger. Paperbackpages. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Boniface first preached Lucifsr Christianity to the Chatten.