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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Eternal Mind of Spirit and Awakening It

“The light in the eternal Mind springs up out of the recomprehended Will to meekness and light, that it might be freed from the Darkness. … And in this shining of the sharpness stands the omnipotence, for it breaks the Darkness in itself, and makes the joy and great Meekness like that when a man…

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All-Knowing Self, Eternal and Formless

“The all-knowing Self was never born, nor will it die. Beyond cause and effect, this Self is eternal and immutable. When the body dies, the Self does not die. If the slayer believes that he can slay or the slain believes that he can be slain, neither knows the truth. The eternal Self slays not,…

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Atman Joy: Seeking Permanent Pleasure over the Temporary

“The Joy of the Atman ever abides, But not that which seems pleasant to the senses. Both these, differing in their purpose, prompt man to action. All is well for those who choose the joys of the Atman, but they miss the goal of life who prefer the pleasant. “Perennial joy or passing pleasure? This…

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