Universe: Expanding or just Changing?

“’THE UNIVERSE, A FLITTING SHADOW OF MAYA.’ It implies that this expansion, not being an increase in size—for infinite expansion admits of no enlargement—was a change of condition. It ‘expanded like the bud of the Lotus’; for the Lotus plant exists not only as a miniature embryo in its seed (a physical characteristic), but in…

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Materialistic “Dropsy” that Prevents Spiritual growth

“If a man thus falls into sickness and cold, he is sometimes caught by dropsy, that is to say, he has an inclination towards the outward possession of earthly things. The more such men acquire the more they desire; for they straightway become dropsical. The belly, that is, the appetites or lusts, swell terribly, and…

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Sensible Things: the Traps of Matter

“Consider how quickly all things are dissolved and resolved: the bodies and substances themselves, into the matter and substance of the world: and their memories into the general age and time of the world. Consider the nature of all worldly sensible things; of those especially, which either ensnare by pleasure, or for their irksomeness are…

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Living Consciousness of the World and Universe

“What if our definition of life is far too limited? What if everything is living, in that everything is made up of the consciousness of the creator? And by direct implication, what if everything is aware? What if water is aware. And what if the electron is aware? Not aware in the same way as…

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