Spiritual Order and Temporal Order

“When what has been created in time according to the temporal order has reached maturity, it ceases from natural growth. But when what has been brought about by the knowledge of God through the practice of virtues has reached maturity, it starts to grow anew. For the end of one stage constitutes the starting point…

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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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Longing After Light in the Land of Darkness

“For by the great Longing of the Darkness after the Light and Virtue of God, this world has been generated out of the Darkness, where the holy Virtue of God beheld itself  in the Darkness, and therefore this great Desiring and Longing after the Divine Virtue continues in the Spirit of the Sun, Stars, and…

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Universe Within, Physical and Spiritual

“It is difficult for many to realize that they are actual universes; that their physical bodies are a visible nature through the structure of which countless waves of evolving life are unfolding their latent potentialities. Yet through man’s physical body not only are a mineral, a plant, and an animal kingdom evolving, but also unknown…

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