Osiris is the symbol of the sun, primordial knowing, the gift of intellect, Lucifer, the light.
Horus was known as the child or the young Osiris. When the sun set in the west, when it rose the next morning it had rose as the young Horus. Then, as the sun it went across the sky, it became Osiris, and then the elder. Horus at his peak strength at noon and Horus the elder.
‘In the Tabernacle the brethren clothed in black, mourn Osiris, who is representative of the sun, of light, of life,of good and beauty. They reflect upon the way the earth may again be gladdened by his presence.’ – Hutchens
“The brother and slayer of Osiris, in the Egyptian mythology. As Osiris was a type or symbol of the sun, Typhon was the symbol of winter, when the vigor, heat, and, as it were, life of the sun are destroyed, and of darkness as opposed to light.”- Albert G Mackey 33°, “Encyclopedia of Freemasonry”
The dual principle (The Hermetic Marriage) of “male” and “female” [in Masonic teachings] is represented by the “square and compass.” The “compass” represents OSIRIS,the male god of the Egyptians, while the “square” is the symbol representing ISIS, the female goddess of Egypt – both are sexual symbols.
(Taken from: Ragon’s Cours. Philosophique page 102.)
“From Egypt the Mysteries went to Phonecia and were celebrated at Tyre. Osiris changed his name and became Adonai or Dionusus, still the representative of the Sun. In Greece and Sicily, Osiris took the name of Bacchus.”
Albert Pike 33°: “Morals and Dogma” [p. 363]
” …Horus, the son of Osiris, called by the Greeks Apollo. He deposed Typhon, and ruled over Egypt as its last god-king. Osiris is named Dionysus (Bacchus) by the Greeks.” – Herodotus THE HISTORY : L.1, C.144. CHAPTER 144
“Osiris or the sun was now worshipped throughout the whole world, though under different names. He wag the Mithra of the Persians, the Brahma of India, the Baal or Adonis of the Phoenicians, the Apollo of the Greeks, the Odin Of Scandinavia, the Hu of the Britons, and the Baiwe of the Laplanders.” – THE THE VEIL OF ISIS; OR, MYSTERIES OF THE DRUIDS BY W. WINWOOD READE. (1861)
“the place where Osiris, the Egyptian Zagreus or Bacchus, was born, was Mount Sinai, which is called by the Egyptians Mount Nissa” – The Secret Doctrine: The Synthesis of Science, Religion, and Philosophy By H. P. Blavatsky, Annie Besant pg. 280
Osiris is the doctrine.
“Egyptians tell how the moon god Osiris was imprisoned in an ark. In all the Mystery Religions of the world, individually and cosmically, the ark represent the fountain-head of wisdom.” -The Initiates of the Flame Manly P. Hall Pg 55
“Typhon, hunting one night by the light of the moon, chanced upon it (the chest with Osiris body). Knowing its contents and realizing Isis to be proficient in magic, he resolved to thwart her purposes, and tearing the body into fourteen parts, he scattered them over Egypt.” – Freemasonry of the Ancient Egyptians, by Manly Hall pg. 132
“Ambition, however, personified by Typhon, knowing that temporal power must die if divine power, in the form of truth, be reestablished, put forth all its power again to scatter the doctrine, this time so thoroughly that it should never be rediscovered. If Typhon, as Plutarch has suggested, in one of his manifestations represents the sea, then it appears that this second destruction of Osiris may refer to the Atlantean deluge by which the doctrine was swallowed or lost and its fragments scattered among all of the existing civilizations of that time. The body of Osiris, the Secret Doctrine, is divided into fourteen parts…” – Freemasonry of the Ancient Egyptians, by Manly Hall
The penis represents Lost Word of Freemasonry, it represents the Luciferian philosophy. Thus the divine power of Osiris is restored through the regeneration of the man himself and the processes of initiation.
“The priests lost the Word, the name of the Flame. ” – The Initiates of the Flame Manly P. Hall Pg. 8
His body representing the Secret Doctrine which is divided into fourteen parts. It is the penis, the generative force, the phallus, the obelisk, was is lost. It had been thrown into the river and devoured by three fishes. The three fishes represent ignorance, superstition, and fear. They also represent the church, the state, and the mob. The force and the power in the age Pisces, the fish, was Christianity, and the fish referrers to Christianity. Isis reproduced the penis in gold.
“Osiris is the first of the five children of Nut; he therefore corresponds with the first of the five divine kings of China and the five exoterically known Dhyana-Buddhas of Lamaism. The five children of Nut are the five continents which have appeared upon the earth and the five races which have populated these continents. Osiris is the primitive revelation of the first race, but as Isis was born upon the fourth day, we find that this tradition coming into Egypt through the Atlantean Mystery School of which Isis is the symbol.”- Freemasonry of the Ancient Egyptians, by Manly Hall pg. 147-148
The right-angled triangle is another form of this figure which is deserving of attention. Among the Egyptians, it was the symbol of universal nature; the base representing Osiris, or the male principle; – Mackey’s Encyclopedia of Freemasonry
“The hieroglyphic of Osiris is the All-seeing-Eye combined with the Empty ‘Throne.”– Orders of the Quest, The Holy Grail (Adept Series) by Manly P. Hall pg 15
“she (Isis) performed certain magical rites by which the body of Osiris was temporarily animated and by this animation she received from Osiris a son who was called the younger Horus, the child who was conceived of the dead.”- Freemasonry of the Ancient Egyptians, by Manly Hall
Osiris: The Series follows the title character “Osiris”, a man with an eternally extended warranty on life. He can never stay dead. If killed, he resurrects in EXACTLY 37 minutes, every time.