Discover the books by Jan van Rijckenborgh and Catharose de Petri, the founders and grandmasters of the Lectorium Rosicrucianum. In this section you find a selection of LRC books available in English, including short summaries and bookshop links.
Rosicrucian authors of the 20th Century

Jan van Rijckenborgh (1896-1968) was born as Jan Leene in Haarlem, The Netherlands. He was one of the founders of the International School of the Golden Rosycross, Lectorium Rosicrucianum. In over 30 books he gives his vision of the modern Rosicrucian path of initiation based on the universal gnostic wisdom, together with Catharose de Petri (1902-1990, birth name: Hendrikje Stok-Huizer).



The e-pentagram is published bimonthly and freely available for download in PDF format from this site. Read More ...


Pentagram Journal

Pentagram is the journal of the International School of the Golden Rosycross, Lectorium Rosicrucianum published by Rosycross Press in several languages. Read More ...


Catharose de Petri – Messenger of Gnostic Christianity

Together with Jan van Rijckenborgh, Catharose de Petri (1902 -1990) held the spiritual leadership of the Lectorium Rosicrucianum. She fulfilled her own task in terms of spiritual development and the worldwide expansion of the work of the Spiritual School of the Rosyross. Read More ...