Possessive Ownership is Attachment to Things

“It is not love but lust—the possessive case, the very food of selfhood—which poisons the relation between the self and the external world and ‘immediately fatigues’ the soul. Divide the world into ‘mine’ and ‘not mine’ and unreal standards are set up, claims and cravings begin to fret the mind. We are the slaves of…

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Sons of Monkeys and Sons of God

“Like sheep without a shepherd we flocked together any night gazing on our thoughts, and chewing the cud of our emotions; yet we remain hungry and athirst. … “Yesterday we were, and today we are! This is the will of the goddess among the sons of the goddess. What is your will, oh sons of the…

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Beings of Fire (Light) and Spirit Fear Not Death

“What laughter now, what joy In being always on fire? In darkness wrapped, ye will not seek a light Behold [this] variegated figure, [This] congested body of wounds; Ailing, with many a resolve, It hath not firmness or stability. Wasted this form, a nest of disease, and frail; Broken the mass of foulness, For life…

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Unseen Regions of Spirit and Light

“To those who say that it is presumption to penetrate into unseen regions, the occult scientist would merely point out that this can be done,and that it is sinning against the faculties with which man has been endowed if he allows them to waster instead of developing and using them. “But he who thinks that…

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