It is not uncommon to read the name Aleister Crowley linked to Satanism or Devil-worship. Various statements made by Crowley, or attributed to him, are used as proof that he was the archetypal Satanist. This stance is taken by many Christians, and it is no surprise that many Satanists claim Crowley as one… Continue
Added by Max on October 31, 2020 at 9:07am —
Imagine a young Isaac Newton time-travelling from 1670s England to teach Harvard undergrads in 2017. After the time-jump, Newton still has an obsessive, paranoid personality, with Asperger’s syndrome, a bad stutter, unstable moods, and episodes of psychotic mania and depression. But now he’s subject to Harvard’s speech codes that… Continue
Added by Max on October 29, 2020 at 3:14pm —
For decades, the word was taboo. If you spoke it on the radio, they would blip it out. Only fundamentalist preachers, stirring the fear of the hell and damnation into their flock would use such a word in public. Or perhaps a vendor of perfumes, luring the darker side of its consumers.
But today, it's everywhere.
Added by Max on October 24, 2020 at 1:26pm —
In this season of ghosts, ghoulies and creepy crawly things, here are some thoughts on the infamous spider.
Millions of years ago, a few spiders abandoned the kind of round webs that the word “spiderweb” calls to mind and started to focus on a new strategy. Before, they would wait for prey to become ensnared in their webs and then walk out to retrieve… Continue
Added by Max on October 15, 2020 at 9:13am —
An amusing tale ...
How should we expect extra-terrestrial life forms to look and is it possible to have intelligent contact with them? According to Ufologists there are six basic alien life forms: human, humanoid, hybrid animal, robotic, exotic and apparitional that have been reported by contact witnesses. The most commonly witnessed aliens… Continue
Added by Max on September 30, 2020 at 10:00am —
The following is from the unpublished essay, ‘The Mystery of Evil," by Paul Brunton. Read it here:… Continue
Added by Max on September 26, 2020 at 12:17pm —
The soul in Sanskrit, in the terms of the Vedanta, is called Atman, which means happiness or bliss itself. It is not that happiness belongs to the soul; it is that the soul itself is happiness.
Today we often confuse happiness with pleasure; but pleasure is only an illusion, a shadow of happiness; and in this delusion man may… Continue
Added by Max on September 17, 2020 at 4:20pm —
Modern Alchemy ...
The Pursuit of Alchemy is a means of altering one’s Perceptions and one’s Consciousness
Transmuting Fear into Understanding, Ignorance into Comprehension …
The Study of Alchemy reveals
Alchemy as the Source and Bridge to all religions, philosophies, and creeds
Which seek to transmute the human heart so as… Continue
Added by Max on August 22, 2020 at 12:45pm —
Although the writings of medieval astrologers show little appreciation of the advantages conferred by the influence of Saturn, when prominent in a birthchart, it is probable that those of more ancient times were well aware of them. Yet because the principle he rules in human life and the influence of his vibrations always find their… Continue
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Excerpts from: Dreams, “Evolution.” and Value Fulfillment Volumes 1&2
Your species as a species includes the idiot and the genius, the stupid and the wise, the… Continue
Added by Max on July 15, 2020 at 10:40am —
“In all ages and in every land and clime there are progressive souls whose spiritual vision pierces the murky clouds of dogmatic illusion with which priestcraft and statecraft have ever sought to obscure the sun of divine truth. These bold… Continue
Added by Max on July 5, 2020 at 12:19pm —
The Hebrew belief system viewed Work, seen as Manual Labour, as a Curse devised by God to punish Adam and Eve when they sinned in the Garden of Eden.
Ponos is the Greek word for work, which originated from the Latin poena, meaning sorrow. At it’s core, work was associated… Continue
Added by Max on June 29, 2020 at 9:42am —
The Egyptians were aware of the Spiritual Bodies of the Human Being. This knowledge is still not accepted in Mainstream Psychology. Mainstream Psychologists call everything that is outside their Theory, ab-normal or Para-Normal.
Some Psychologists Accept the Para-Normal and are trying to explain Phenomena like Out of the Body Experiences… Continue
Added by Max on June 22, 2020 at 12:30pm —
The most ancient teachings in the world are those of THE RELIGION OF THE STARS. They have been handed down to custodians from prehistoric times, and were the doctrines taught and accepted in the School of the Magi in ancient Chaldea and Egypt. The Masters of this school penetrated the inmost recesses of nature, grasped her arcane secrets. At no later date… Continue
Added by Max on June 10, 2020 at 9:41am —
In the esoteric planisphere of the twelve signs, Adam Kadmon, the primordial man, pure and in perfect accord with the Father, occupied a point of the planisphere now designated by the sign Libra. This signifies the esoteric point of equilibrium in the Zodiac. This esoteric point is where day and night, winter and summer, light… Continue
Added by Max on June 6, 2020 at 12:12am —
Surely we can, often, know what our judgments are.
I reach a judgment and I can accurately tell myself and others that this is my judgment. But is such knowledge of our judgments generally derived through introspection, exactly?
Well, what is introspection?
According to Eric… Continue
Added by Max on May 31, 2020 at 12:01pm —
The Rosicrucian Fellowship International Headquarters:
Of the thirty years devoted by the undersigned to research and the study of astrology and astro-diagnosis, a large part was spent with Max Heindel, first as co-student and companion and later as his wife. A… Continue
Added by Max on May 23, 2020 at 11:30am —
Personal journey share from anarchistbanjo -
Read more here: https://anarchistbanjosworld.com/2016/08/27/the-last-rosicrucian/
I have mentioned… Continue
Added by Max on May 14, 2020 at 11:00am —
The Tradition of Aurum Solis is defined by what is called the "Golden Chain" (of the Masters).
This Western Tradition is rooted in Hermeticism, a tradition which consists of theurgic practices associated with a rational approach of the mysteries of life. This tradition describes the high origins of the human soul and how it has descended into the physical world. It also explains the meaning of this descent, revealing the way in which the soul can return to the divine… Continue
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