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Tips for beginners
Take what you can use and leave the rest. (Martinus)

Would you like to know more about Martinus Cosmology?

If so, you have something to look forward to because Martinus Cosmology can develop into a stimulating life-long interest that challenges one’s understanding of existence and the world around us. At the same time the meeting with Martinus’ analyses forms the basis for an optimistic view of life and can inspire one to develop one’s individual morality and behaviour.

It is important to note that Martinus’ works are openly available to all those who are interested in them; there is no organisation that one can become a member of. Martinus often said, “Take what you can use and leave the rest.

In Scandinavia there is a wealth of opportunites to attend lectures and study groups. If you would like advice on arranging lectures or study groups in your country or area, please contact the Martinus Institute at

Private study of Martinus' works

You can start by taking a closer look at the current list of Martinus’ writings.







… the complete understanding of the highest analyses of life and thereby the experience of the highest truth cannot possibly be acquired merely by reading the analyses. It comes only from living them.
(Livets Bog, vol. 4, sect. 1062)

If you would like to begin with a relatively easily accessible introduction, the following shorter works can be recommended - depending on what topics you are interested in. Under “Martinus’ writings” in the menu you can read a little about the various books.

  • The Fate of Mankind (book no. 1)
  • On the Birth of My Mission (article in The Road to Initiation, book no. 12)
  • The Mystery of Prayer (book no. 11)
  • The Road of Life (book no. 22)
  • The Road to Paradise (book no. 25)

Many, however, chose to begin with Livets Bog (The Book of Life) 1, which in itself is an introduction to Martinus’ main work. In the first section of the book, entitled “The Preface”, Martinus provides a brief description of the purpose and nature of his work and his mission.

If you are more visually orientated, you may prefer to begin by studying Martinus’ symbols, which provide an overview of his world picture. The symbols are published in The Eternal World Picture 1-5, which contain 77 symbols and their explanations. See The Symbols.

The study of Martinus’ works is a very comprehensive one. He himself said that his analyses were not easily accessible evening entertainment, but a “work field or training field”, where one has to use one’s faculty for concentration, one’s ability to think and one’s openness. Many have acquired extensive knowledge of Martinus’ world picture through studying it on their own.

You can read an article by Martinus here, and you can read some of Martinus’ works on-line by choosing “Read Martinus’ Works” in the menu on the left.


Lectures and study groups at the Martinus Centre, Klint, Denmark

At the Martinus Centre in Klint, Denmark there are two international weeks at the end of July and the beginning of August. Here you can take part in an English-speaking study group, attend lectures and symbol explanations in English and meet a large number of people from many countries who are interested in Martinus. See the programme for the Martinus Centre.

Ask questions about Martinus Cosmology

You are welcome to send us your questions about Martinus Cosmology. Your question/s can be sent by e-mail to or by letter to The Martinus Institute, Mariendalsvej 94-96, DK-2000 Frederiksberg, Denmark. You can see examples of questions about Martinus Cosmology here.

Questions and dialogue on the internet

There are several web forums, which make it easy for those who are new to Martinus Cosmology as well as those who have read Martinus more thoroughly to ask questions. Here one can take part in dialogues about one’s way of understanding and disseminating Martinus’ analyses. Search the Web to find the relevant Martinus forums.