Illuminati Dirigens – Scottish Knight
The purpose of the Illuminati Dirigens level was to form administrators. Scotch Knights were put in charge of Illuminated Masonic Lodges. They were charged with keeping an eye out for possible initiates into the Illuminati. In fact, Illuminated Lodges effectively formed a secret society within a secret society.
spy craft: Dirigens learned if someone was lying by reading their body language.
The initiation was sometimes followed by a reception known as an Agape – A Last Supper-like gatherings of Illuminati Dirigens. Illuminati Priests were strictly forbidden from attending Agapes.
Illuminati Dirigens Initiation
The room was decorated with as much luxury as possible
Illuminati Dirigens Secrets:
Passphrase: Look at me and tell me if you see the sign.
Response: Yes. I see the blazing star on your forehead.
A priest of the Order silently blessed new initiates. The Mysteries were not mentioned, but when the needs arose Priests (p.24) were referred to as Epopts and Regents (p.26) as Hierophants.
Some officers were given new titles:
Introducer = Master of Ceremony
Scottish Master = Prefect
Secret Secretary = Chancellor
Prefect Insignia – Silver represents Gotha; the green, hope
Saint Andrew’s Cross
Illuminati Dirigens – Scottish Knight is an excerpt from Adam Weishaupt and the Secrets of the Bavarian Illuminati
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Part 1: ORIGINS
Part 2: SECRETS, RITUALS AND SYMBOLS OF THE BAVARIAN ILLUMINATI
1st Class: THE NURSERY
- » Illuminati Novice
- » Illuminati Minerval and Illuminati Minor Degrees
- » Brethren of Minerva – Illuminati Secret Meetings
2nd Class: Freemasonry
- » Illuminati Masonic Degrees
- » Illuminated Symbolic Freemasonry
- » Illuminati Major – Scotch Novice
- » Illuminati Dirigens – Scotch Knight
3rd Class: Mysteries
Part 3: Bavarian Illuminati Membership
Part 4: The End of the Bavarian Illuminati
- » Weishaupt’s Great Escape
- » Regensburg to Saxe-Gotha
- » Raid at Landshut
- » Raid at Sandersdorf Castle
- » The Death of Adam Weishaupt
Part 5: Illuminati in Legend
Illuminati Legend is an abridged version of What is the Illuminati?.
» René Le Forestier Les Illumines de Bavière et la Franc-Maçonnerie Allemande
» Josef Wäges, Jeva Singh-Anand and Reinhard Markner Ritual & Doctrine of the Illuminati (working title)
» Terry Melanson Perfectibilists: The 18th Century Bavarian Order of the Illuminati