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They therefore who had with smiling faces abandoned their homes, their possessions, their wives, their children, in order to perform the Great Work, could with steady calm and firm correctness abandon the Great Work itself: It is typical of a Mystic at this Stage to think that she will never again see herself as separate from the Divine, that she will always be one with her True Will, that lci is perfected, but the time always comes where this Illumination slowly fades away.
One must therefore be always vigilant to bring oneself to live more and more in this Light of Illumination, continuing the work of Purification and Consecration until All is One. The Nature of the Second Stage: The incidents of life become a harmonious unity; one is lost in a rosy dream of romantic happiness. Returning to England, he laid his achievements humbly at the feet of a certain adept D. In order to surrender all that one has and is, though, one must first build oneself into a Whole.
Or should the ritual speak in terms however vague which seem to imply Egyptian, Taoist, Buddhist, Indian, Persian, Greek, Judaic, Christian, or Moslem philosophy, let him reflect that this is a defect of language; the literary limitation and not the spiritual prejudice of the man P.
He [must] complete the formation of himself as an image of the All. Especially let him guard against the finding of definite sectarian symbols in the teaching of his master, and the reasoning from the known to the unknown which assuredly will tempt him.
They resolved to prepare all things, great and small, against that day when such Authority should be received by them, since they knew not where to seek for higher adepts than themselves, but knew that the true way to attract the notice of such was to equilibrate the symbols. Being himself no perfect adept, he was driven of the Spirit into the Wilderness, where he abode for six years, studying by the light of reason the sacred books and secret systems of initiation of all countries and ages.
In one P. He perceived the inadequacy of science, philosophy, and religion; and exposed the self-contradictory nature of the thinking faculty.
Liber LXI vel Causae
For Perfection abideth not in the Pinnacles, or in the Foundations, but in the ordered Harmony of one with all.
Listen, we pray you, with attention: Please send any feedback, requests, or corrections to webmaster oto-usa. He must learn to endure them, then to become indifferent to them, then to analyze them until they give pleasure and instruction, and finally to appreciate them for their own sake, as ,xi of Truth.
The adept who wrote this added that lxl Order had already quite enough knowledge to enable it or its members to formulate a magical link with the adepts.
Therefore, though I call it Light, it is not Light, nor absence of Light. Whosoever knows any member of that Order as such, can never li another, until he too has attained to mastery.
Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The Wand To Cross the Abyss, one must surrender all that one has and all that one is. Conversely, many of the anxieties, worries, and fears that plague the Mystic will fall away or seem petty in contrast to this Mystic communion. Typically, the Mystic will perceive a certain sense cel beauty in all things.
Liber LXI vel Causae
The Work of the Lover, after having achieved Knowledge and Conversation, is therefore one of Equilibrium: The are various secondary characteristics of this Illumination: De Lege Libellum 5 Light: It is simply that the normal incoherence and discrepancy between them has been harmonized.
If one persists to the third Stage, one comes to identity with the Absolute itself rather than being simply a part thereof. Also by images and symbols have men striven to express it: After some time S.
The claim of the Order that the true adepts were in charge of it was definitely disproved.
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He discovered that S. Uniqueness of this Experience: Obviously, they miss the music. It is helpful to remember that this is only the middle pylon along the Path, and that the true Unitive Life has still not been achieved.
Also his body shook and staggered with the burden of that bliss and that excess and that ultimate nameless. It was written by one of them that S.
Not to veil the truth to the Neophyte, but to warn him against valuing non-essentials.
One may compare it to the effect produced by wine on some people. Yet others may assist him to do both, and they may enable him altogether to avoid many of the false paths, leading no whither, which tempt the weary feet cauzae the uninitiated pilgrim.
Shortly after this, one called S. The way to destroy demons is through Love. Deliberately, therefore, did he take refuge in vagueness. Wherefore they resolved to establish a new Order which should be free from the errors and deceits of the former one. Unsuitable candidates were admitted for no oxi reason than that of their worldly prosperity.
Book 4, Libr IIchapter 6: We have sought to reveal the Arcanum; we have only profaned it. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: