Hi, I am Rudolf, and I am the producer and host of the Thoth-Hermes Podcast and website.
Thank you for coming here, I hope you enjoy your stay and listening to the podcast.
I was born in the Swiss city of Basel in 1960. I have been actively interested in the world of occultism and esotericism over almost three decades, but when I look back with a bit more of hindsight, I realize that my attachment to those questions was already present since a very early age.
A Freemason since 1993, also a member of the Scottish Rite, my first serious interest in esoteric sciences had come about much earlier already, in the mid-1980s, when I read books by Rudolf Steiner. A bit later, after practical experiences in Shamanism, Theosophy, and Ritual Magic, I broadened my knowledge and personal involvement to many fields of the Western Tradition. Today it is difficult for me what to call myself; maybe a “gnostic hermeticist” with a very strong link to Ceremonial Magic, the traditions of the Golden Dawn, but also the teachings of the “Quareia” school comes closest. Furthermore, Thelema and authors Franz Bardon and Emil Stejnar have influenced my search greatly, and I stay open to discover and explore new knowledge and experiences.
Fields of special interest include Sacred Geometry and the implication of sound and music in the Occult Arts. I am mostly working the Art as a solitaire worker, but maintain links to several occult groups.
I live in Austria close to its capital Vienna and worked in the performing arts world for 40 years. Since 2017, I am now full-time working as Funeral Celebrant, and also as a writer.
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