Monad and Duad, The Power of One and Two

“(The following outline of the Pythagorean numbers is a paraphrase of the writings of Nicomachus, Theon of Smyrns, …, Aristotle, and other early authorities.) “Monad – 1 – is so called because it always remains in the same condition—that is, separate from multitude.Its attitudes are as follows: It is called mind, because it is stable….

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Dreams, Their Value and Meaning for the Spiritual Student

“[The student’s] dreams, hitherto confused and haphazard, now begin to assume a more regular character. … He can discern in them law, cause, and effect. The content, too, of his dreams is changed. … There now appears before him pictures of a world he has hitherto not known. … Dreams are distinguished from waking mental…

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Matter’s End, or Just a Change

“Will matter be destroyed or not?” “The Savior said, All nature, all formations, all creatures exist in and with one another, and they will be resolved again into their own roots. For the nature of matter is resolved into the roots of its own nature alone. … ‘That is why you become sick and die,…

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Spiritual Evolution Begins when Selfishness and Dogmatism Ends

“It has been my duty to crush, to overcome by successive lessons your obedience to your dogmatic, materialistic earth philosophy. And bring your mind to comprehend that life that life on earth’s surface is only a step towards a brighter existence, which may, when selfishness is conquered, in a time to come, be gained by…

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