The Magi were not “Kings” who came to attend the birth of The Christ from various distant parts of Africa and Asia. They were originally called “Wise Men” which is much closer to the truth. Those of the Magi that journeyed to attend the birth of The Christ travelled together with large trading caravans that came from the East;- from the country that is now called Iraq. They were members of an isolated community of priests/scientists/astronomers and astrologers, that studied the ancient mysteries;- somewhat akin to the Essenes. Magi is the plural of Magus. A Magus was a magician. They were regarded as magicians because of their knowledge of science, which was regarded by the man in the street, as magic. Knowledge that is hidden is “occult”, so they worked with occult knowledge, and were thus called “Magi”.
During the period when I was under the guidance of Master Kuthumi…
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