Grail Foundation

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Grail Foundation. A movement started in the 1920s by the German-born Oskar Ernst Bernhardt (1875–1941), later known as Abd-ru-shin (also as Son of Light). After undergoing a ‘conversion’ experience in 1919, Abd-ru-Shin, who claimed to be in a previous life (in the time of Moses) a prince of an Arabian tribe, began his mission, which was in essence to develop people's knowledge of creation as the means to resolving the problems of humanity. To this end The Grail Message, part of a series of public lectures, was published in 1923, to be followed by In the Light of Truth, consisting of 3 vols. of Abd-ru-Shin's lectures delivered between 1923 and 1937.