Righteous Spirituality Requires Complete Development of Self

“The ancients did not believe that spirituality man man either righteous or rational, but rather that righteousness and rationality made men spiritual. The mysteries taught that spiritual illumination was attained only by bringing the lower nature up to a certain standard of efficiency and purity. The Mysteries were therefore established for the purpose of unfolding…

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Pantheons of Gods Representing Attributes of One God

“While generally regarded as polytheists, the pagans gained this reputation not because they worshiped more than one God but rather because they personified the attributes of this God, thereby creating a pantheon. … The various pantheons of ancient religions therefore actually represent the cataloged and personified attributes of Deity. In this respect they correspond to…

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Transmigration As Taught by Pythagoras

“Concerning the theory of transmigration as disseminated by Pythagoras, there are differences of opinion. According to one view, he taught that mortals who during their earthly existence had by their actions become like certain animals, returned to earth again in the form of the beasts which they had grown to resemble. Thus a timid person…

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Warm Soul from Happy Thoughts, Positive Thoughts

“It must be clearly understood that the perceptions of each single organ of soul or spirit bear a different character. … A revengeful thought, for example, assumes an arrow-like pronged form, while a kindly thought is often formed like an opening flower, and so on. Clear-cut, significant thoughts are regular and symmetrical in form, while…

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