So the Knights Templar knew that the mythical Holy Grail is not a physical object, but a metaphor for the divine energy in our pelvis. According to the legends, drinking from the Holy Grail would bring healing and eternal life. These are characteristics of the kundalini energy that, when it awakens, purifies, heals and reunites man with God.
Right: Jesus hanging from a (life) tree. The seven ‘branches’ refer to the seven chakras. Engraving from: Hermetic writings, Vincentius Koffsky, 1786.
The Knights Templar fascinate and appeal to our imagination. Best-selling books are still being published on a regular basis, with the most incredible and unfounded hypotheses and conspiracy theories. For all these centuries, the truth about Templar spirituality has been visible on French prison walls: unappreciated by historians and unknown to the general public. A moving spiritual testament, left for us by heroic men, who were tortured and killed by the same Pope and King they had served so faithfully and passionately.
This article was published in the Dutch magazine Spiegelbeeld (dec ’20).
Copyright Anne-Marie Wegh 2020