The Great Sphinx of Truth and Knowledge

“Confronting mankind there stands a sphinx—the vast unknown. However well a man may be informed concerning a specific subject, his furthermost outlook concerning that subject is bounded by an impenetrable infinity. And the ‘discovered,’ as I will show, has only transferred ignorance to other laces. Science has confined its labors to superficial descriptions, not the…

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Seek Divine Light as Well as Material Light

“Disciple: But is it not for me to attain, if I can, both the Light of God, and the Light of the outward Nature too, and to make use of them both for the ordering of my life wisely and prudently? Master: It is Right so to do. And it is indeed a treasure above…

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Higher Order of Reality in Spirit

“In transferring to bodies the powers of the unembodied, the school leaves nothing to that higher order. And yet that it is precisely in virtue of bodiless powers that bodies possess their efficiency. .. “It wil be admitted that quality and quantity are two different things, that body is always a thing of quantity but…

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Fifth Element of Alchemy and Spirituality

“Alchemy is based on an understanding of the universe that was first Hellenistic and later medieval. Nowadays, however, it is also accepted that it represents aspects of the human psyche and spirit as well—so a truly Gnostic science. Linking to the four elements (earth, air, water and fire) and their four qualities (cold, hot, moist,…

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Enlightened Reason to Understand Truth

“The enlightened man shall also mark and behold the attributes of the Father in the Godhead: how He is omnipotent Power and Might, Creator, Mover, Preserver, Beginning and End, the Origin and Being of all creatures. This the rill of grace shows to the enlightened reason in its radiance. It also shows the attributes of…

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Ancient Knowledge Making a Comeback

“The ancient system of knowledge did not come about in the course of evolution,but first appeared in its highest and most perfect form as an instant revelation from the gods. …Nowhere in antiquity is that belief challenged. … The theory of the gradual evolution of consciousness is absent from the Hawaiian cosmogony, and in its…

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