"The Over-Soul" is an essay by Ralph Waldo Emerson, first published in 1841. The broad subject of the essay, considered one of Emerson's best, is the human soul. Several general themes are treated:
(1) the existence and nature of the human soul;
(2) the relationship between the soul and the personal ego;
THE SEVEN COSMIC LAWS…Continue
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THE Tao which can be expressed in words is not the eternal Tao; the name which can be uttered is not its eternal name. Without a name, it is the Beginning of Heaven and Earth; with a name, it is the Mother of all things. Only one who is eternally free from earthly passions can apprehend its spiritual essence; he who is ever clogged by passions can see no more than its outer…Continue
FIRE - WILL, ACTION
An Excerpt from The Art and Science of Personal Magnetism
By Theron Q. Dumont (William Walker Atkinson), Author of The Kybalion
The mental phase of personal magnetism depends upon two coordinated manifestations…Continue
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For my own part, I have never had a thought which I could not set down in words with even more distinctness than that with which I conceived it. There is, however, a class of fancies of exquisite delicacy which are not thoughts, and to which as yet I have found it absolutely impossible to adapt to language. These fancies arise in the soul, alas how rarely. Only at epochs of most intense tranquillity, when the bodily and mental health are in perfection. And at those weird points…
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The simple method to enlightenment is to first know yourself.
There was once a swami who used to teach students every day.
One of the students listened attentively
and heard the swami speaking about vairagya, the philosophy of non-attachment,
and the student took off for a forest dwelling and there, he was enlightened.
After dwelling there for twelve years, he wondered what had happened
and what had been the fate of his friends, with whom…
As described earlier, the qabalistic Tree of Life has three Columns. The Columns of the Right and Left on the Tree are in a state of dynamic polar stress. The beings who inhabit one side are in active conflict…