Who Were The Essenes?
The Essenes were an illuminated people that were lost to history for more than 2000 years. It was not until the discovery of the first Dead Sea Scrolls around the West Bank of the Jordan River in 1946 that this culture resurfaced.
It is believed the Essenes were a private cult. They were an ascetic Jewish sect living in remote communities detached from the distraction of bustling cities. Continue reading Meditations: The Essenes Way