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42848041 the Light of Egypt Volume 1

42848041 the Light of Egypt Volume 1

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Sections

  • SECTIONI
  • SECTIONII
  • THESACREDCYCLESANDNUMBERSOFTHEANCIENTHINDOOS
  • XXIV.ThelivingandtheintelligentpartofSpirit (Atman)and
  • XXVII. TheSpirit (Soul)ofitselfcausestoappear theorgans of
  • XXXI.(ThussaystheSoul):Tocontainanydifferencefromthe
  • XXIV.ThatwhichisdesignatedintheBooksoftheVedanta
  • ASTRO-KABBALISTICALPLANISPHEREOFTHESIGNSAND
  • THENATUREANDINFLUENCEOFTHETWELVESIGNS
  • THEOCCULTAPPLICATIONOFTHETWELVESIGNS
  • DIAGRAMSHOWINGTHETWELVEHOUSESOFTHEHEAVENS
  • THEPRACTICALAPPLICATIONOFTHESCIENCEOFTHESTARS

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D .b ut isa n e a rn e st a tte m p t t oc le a rlya ndtru th fu ll ye x p re s ssp iritu a l tho u g h ta n d id e a s ino u rh u m anla n g u a g e .D e n v e r.T h i sb o o kisno t in te n de da salit e ra rym a s te r -p ie c e .h a v ebe e na d d e dad d itio n a lm a te ria l fro m oth e rm a n u s crip tsa n dp r iv a tele ttersb yth esa m ea u th o r. P le a s en o teM r." th eH erm e ticB ro th e rh o o do f Lu x o r. un d e r th en am eo fT h eAs tro -P h ilo s op h ic a lP u b l is h in gC o m pa n y . It isth eir p ra y e rt h a t th etho u g h te x p res s e dh e re in w ill g re a tl ya idm a n k in dinle a rnin gth e re a l ete rn a l tru th so f lifean dth u sh a ste nth ed a yw h e na ll na tio n s w ill j o inino n eu n iv e rs a lb ro th e rh o o dun d e r th efath e rh o o do f th e O n eE te rn a lG o d . tim ean ds p a c ea re b e in ga n n ih ila te dq u ic k lya n dn e w tru th sa reta k in g ro o t. It h a sb e e no u to f p rin t fo r ab o u ts ix ty y e a rs .B u rg o y n e( Z a n o n i). C o lo rad o . apro d u c to fth em in d . W eare e n te ri n ga na g eof u n p re c e d e nte din te llec tu a la n dsc ie n tificad v a n c e m e n t. O ldth o u gh ts . th ein c o m in gfo rc e so f N a tu rea re ra p id lyfi n d in gn e w e x p re ss io nina ll b ra n c h e so f s c ie n tific th o u g h t. m a n yu n d re am e do fc h a n ge sa reta k in gp la c ein a ll w a lk so f life . Inre sp o n s etothed e m a n dfo r s c ie n tific o c c u lt th ou g h t tom e et th en ee d so f th en e w d is p e n s atio n .b ro th er a d e p ts . Bu rg o y n e 'ss ty leo fe x p re s s io n . T oc h a n g ehiss ty leis toc h a n g e th e in te n de dth o u g h t. l o n gb e fo re th e rea re a n ytex tb o o k sto s h o w th ew a y. th ekn o w le d g ein th isb o o k isn o w b e in gp re s e n te df o rp u b licu se . H ew a sa nI n itia teo f E s o te ricM as o n rya n da n a tu ral b o rnm y s t icw h ow a sab letou n d ers ta n da n dv e rifyth e tru th h ete ac h e sina ll o fh isw rit in g s .w ithth e fu ll c o n s en ta n da p p ro v a lo f th eH erm e ticA d e ptsa n dth eG u a rd ia n so f "T h eW is d om o f th eA ge s . E g y p t . It i sh o p e d th isne w e d itio nw ill re c e iv ea sh e a rty aw e lc o m easth ee a rly e d itio n s . T o d a y . Toth e s ele s so n s . "O m n i aV in c it V erita s "w a s th elife m o tto o fT h o m a sH . A fte r th efirs t ed itio np u b li s h e din1 8 89T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P Tw e n t th ro u ghfiv ee d it io n sa n dw a sp u b lis h e db yH e n ryW ag n e rM . v ii .

A p p a re n tT ru th san dD e lu s io ns C h a p ter II T h eH erm e ticC o n s t itu tio no f M a n5 4 P rin c ip le sv e rs u sR e s u lts C o n trad ic tio n sR ec o n c ile d C h a p ter III K a rm aâ ItsR e a l N a tu rea n d In flu e n c e62 C h a p ter IVM e d iu m s h ip7 2 ItsU niv e rs a lN a tu re .L a w sa ndM y s te rie s v iii .In c a rn a tio n4 4 ItsT ru th s .C O N T E N T S T h eS cie n c eo f theS o u la n dt h eS ta rsin T w oP a rts P re fa ceV P A R TI T h eS cie n c eo f theS o u l inT hre eS e c tio ns In tro du c tio n1 T h eS cie n c eo f theS o u lâ S e ctio nI T h eG en e s iso fL i fe C h a p ter I T h eR e alm o fS p irit 5 In v o lutio no f th eD iv in eId e a C h a p ter II T h eR ea lm o fM a tter 1 1 E v o lu t io na n dC rys ta lliz a tio no fF o rc e C h a p ter III T h eO rig ino fP h ys ic a lL ife 2 1 P ro g res s iv eE x p res s io n so fP ola rity C h a p ter IVT h eM ys te rie so f Se x2 8 D iffe re n tia tio n so f th eB iu n eS p irit T h eS cie n c eo f theS o u lâ S e ctio nII T h eT ra n s itio no f L ife C h a p ter I In c a rn atio na n dR e .

C h a p ter VL aC le f H e rm e tiq u e8 6 T h eH erm e ticK e yo fU ra n ia 's M y s te rie s L aC lef H e rm e tiq ue âS e c tio n 18 9 T h eC yc le sa n dF orc e so fC re ativ eL ife L aC lef H e rm e tiq ue âS e c tio n II 1 0 3 T h eS ac re dC y c le sa n dN u m b e rs o f th e A n c ie nt H in d o o s C h a p ter V IL aC lef 1 0 9 AK e y toth eW o rk o f th eA b b ot T rith e m ius C h a p ter V II N a ro nia âT h eM y stic a lC y c le o f th eS u n1 2 2 C h a p ter V III S o u l K n o w le d g e -Bo o k11 2 8 S o u l Kn o w le d g e -B oo kII 1 3 4 S o u l Kn o w le d g e -B oo kIII 1 3 9 T h eS cie n c eo f theS o u lâ S e ctio nIII T h eR ea litie so f L ife C h a p ter I T h eS o ul-ItsN a tu re a n dItsA t trib u te s1 40 C h a p ter II M o rta l itya n dIm m orta lity1 4 5 N a tu re'sP ro c e s s es T h eA pp e a ra n c ea ndth eR e a lit y C h a p ter III T h eD a rkS a te llit e1 5 1 T h eS ph e reo fF a i lu rea n dU n de v e lo p e dG oo d C h a p ter IVT h eT r iu m p ho f th eH u m a nS o u l 1 6 2 A d e p tsh ip . ItsN atu rea n dH o wA tta in a b le C h a p ter VQ u o ta ti o n sfro m L e t te rsA n s w e r in gQ u e s tion so f P riv a t eS tu d e n ts 1 7 3 P A R TI I T h eS cie n c eo f theS ta rs In tro du c tio n1 9 9 C h a p ter I T h eB a sicP rin c ip leso fC e le s t ia lS c ie n c e2 0 5 C h a p ter II T h eR efra c tio na n dD is trib u ti o no f th eSo la rF o rc e2 1 1 ix .

P A R TI I T h eS cie n c eo f theS ta rs C h a p ter III T h eI n flu e n c eo f S te lla rF o rc eU p o nth e H u m a nB ra in2 1 9 C h a p ter IVT h eInte r-A c tio nof th eS ta rs U p o nM a n22 5 C h a p ter VC o n c lu sio no f th eBa s icP rin c ip le s A lc h e m ya n dth eSta rs T h eA lc h e m ic a lN atu reo fM a n2 3 1 C h a p ter V IT h eN atu rea n dIn f lu e n c eo fth eT w e lv eSig n s2 3 7 C h a p ter V II T h eN a tu rea n dInflu e n c eo f th eP la n e ts 2 5 7 C h a p ter V III T h eP ra c tic a lA pp lic a tio nof th e S c ie n ceo f th eS ta rs2 7 5 C O N C L U S IO N T h eM ys tic a lC h a i no r th eU n io no f th e S o u l an dth eS ta r s2 8 2 .

th es tu d e n th a dbe tte r u n lo a d. "th eac h in gv o id . hew ill fin dh im s e lf to ph e a v y .A sac he m is t.a n d flyintoth ere a lm o f th ein f in iteu n k n ow n .w iths cie n tifica cc u ra c y . th a t all h isp re co n c e p tio n s .T h e re .u n t il a t la s t s c ie n c eh a sb e c o m e frig h te n e da th e r o w nc h ild . T h e re fo re . h em a yd e c o m p o selig h ta n ds o u n d in tot h e ir c o m p o ne n tp a rts .a n dw ill e ith er c a p s iz eor ru no ff th etr a c ka n db eb u rie da m id th ed e b ris o fc o n flic t in go p in io ns . s a fefrom m a n 'sin t ru s io n . s otos a y. "B u th e c a ng et n ofa rth er. a ll h ise d uc a tio n . B u t n os o on e r isth is p o in t re a c he d .a t th ev e ryo u ts e t o fh isp il g rim a g eth ro u g hth e s ev a s t a n da sy e t "s c ie ntific a llyu nk n o w n " re g io n s . "th eg re a tu n k n o w n .T h i sre a lm o f th eu n k n o w n im p o n d e ra b le sisth eu niv e rs a le the r. ag rim . a n df o r atim esh ew a s in fin i te lyp le a s edw ithh e r ow np e c u lia r o ffs p rin g . a s it h a sb e e n fa c e tio u s l yc h ris te n e da m idth eg ro a n so fs c ien tifictra va il. B u t it h a sb e c o m e are s t le s sp h a n tom .w h ic hh a u n tsth e la b o ra to rie so fh e rp a re n t." o r. If h ed o e s n o t. a ll th eh ea v ya n du s ele s sb a g g a geo fe d u c a te d o p in iona n ds c ie ntificd o g m a s th a th em ayh a v eo nbo a rd .d iss e c t th e m b e fo re y o u rv e ry e y e sa sas urg e o nw o u ld h isa n a to m ic a ls u b je ct. A sap h y sic is t.h eis m e t fa c eto fa c ew ith th iss ta rtl in gfa c t. S h ed a re sno te n te r the"a c h in gvo id "s h eh asc a lle d in toex is te n c e . an d . n ig h t an dd a y .a ll h isa c c u m ula tio no f m a te ri a lis ticw isd o m a reu n a bletoa c c o un t fo r th em o s ts im p le p h e n o m e n a th a t tra n sp ireinth ea c tio na n d in te r-a c tiono f th eli fefo rc e s o f th ep la n e to nw h ic hh elive s .T h e . a nin fi n iteo c e a no f s o m e thin g . in"th ea c hin gv o id " tos p ort ind e ligh t. un lo v e lys p ec tre . an dth e rep u rs u ea n dre ca p tu reth e tru a n ta to m sa n d tim id v ib ra tio n so f th iss u b lu n a rys p h e re . h em a yp u rs u et h e a to m so f fo rc eu ntil th e yb e co m elo s tw i th inth erea lm so f th e im p o n d e ra b le .P A R TI T H ES C IE N C EO FT H ES O U L IN T R O D U C T IO N A t th ev e ryfirs t s te pth es tu d e n t ta k e s in toth ehid d e np a th w a y o fN a tu re 'sm y s terie s .w h ic hs c ie n c ec re ate dinh e r fra n tice n de a v o rstoac c o u n t fo r them a te ria l p h e n o m e n ao f lig h ta n dh e a t. th a nthes h ym o le cu le sa n dti m id v ib ra t io n sb e c o m ea la rm e da s it w e rea t m a n 'sd a ringp re s u m p ti o n . a n dtrie sno w inv a in tos la yth eg h o s to f h e ro w nc re a tio n .

i sa nu n b ia s edm in d . v iz . th i sa b ility . B u t th ela t te r isa b s olu te . w em u st d ra w th e re a d e r'sa tt e n tio ntot h ec h ie fo bs ta c leo fth ev o y a g e .w ek n o wb yth ela w so fc o m m o n s e n s ea n dlo g ic a l re a s o n in gt h a t th e rei sa n o th e r ha lf s o m e w h ere . iss im p lys om u c hu s e le s s . If w ep o s s e s sh a lfo fa n y th ing . le n g th . T h eform e r isre la tiv eo n ly . w ea ls ok no w th a t it h a s(bro a d lys p e ak in g ) tw os id e s . a n dtheo n ew h ic hh ew ill h a veth eg re a te s td iffic ultyins u rm o u n tin g . th eb e tte r it isfo rh im .w h e re a sinr e a lityth e ya rew o e fu l lyd e fic ie nt. an dth etru t ho f re a lit ie s . u n le s sh ec a nu s eh is s c ie n t ifica c q u ir e m e n tsm e re l ya sa id si nc lim b in g th es p iritua ls te p s o fO c cu ltis m .a no u ts id ea n da n in s id e .. an d s oa s se n tin gtot h es ta te m e n t. H e n c e . th e nh ew ill fin ds c ie n c eam o s tv a lu a b leau x ilia rya id . w he nw elo o ka ta n yk n o w nth in gw ek n o w th a t t op o s s e s st h ea ttrib u teso f ath ingit m u s t po s s e s sth reed im e n s io ns .A n yth in ge ls e fo r th ev o ya g eu p o n w h ic hw ea ren o wa b o u t toe m ba rk .K n o w th a t.T heo u ts id e isn o t th ein s id ea n ym o retha nth eb o il e r isth este a m w h ic hd riv e s th ee ng in e . th eles sth es tu de n th a s . th et ru tho fa p pe a ra n c e s .s o fa ra sm o d erns c ie n c ea n dth e o lo gya rec o n c ern e d . b e c a u s e n in eou to fe v e ry te ns e rio u slyc h e a t the m s e lv e sintoth eb e li e f th a t th e ypo s s e s s . a n dac a lm .cth isc on c e p tio nw i th inth e m s elv e s . ist h en o n -re a l iz a tio no f th e d u a lit yo f tru th . H e n c e it isa lw a ysas a fec o urs etom is t ru s t th ea bs o lu teim p artia lityo f o u ro pin io n sa n d re a s o n in g . B e fo re s ta rtin gou to ns u c ha m ig h tya n d im p o rta n t u n d e rta k in g. lo gic a l re a s o nin g .B u t th is a c h ie v e m e n t isa ne x c ee d in g lyra r eg ift.g e n u inec o m m o n s e n s e . v i/.a n dw ill re p a yth eco s to f tra n s po rta tio n . It isa ls o am o s td e lu s iv es n a re. e v e ryth in g isre a lu p onitsp la in o fm a n ife sta tio n . F u rth e r. If h ec a nd othis .b u tw h e nu s e din c o n ju nc tio nw ith h isc o n s c io usin tu itio n â th eo nlytru ec o m p a s sm a n ..s ofa r asd e ta ilsarec o n c e rn ed . co s tly lu m b e r. T h ishid d e nro c ku p o nw h ic hsom a n yo th erw is ep ro fou n ds tu d e n t so f th eO cc u lt h a v ebe c o m es h ip w re c k e d .T h is lo g ic a lp ro ce s so f re a so n in gistheo n lyc h a r t th a th a s s ofa r b e e np re p are dfo r th eO c c u lt e x p lo re r. W ed on o tm e a nm ere lyta k in g fo rg ra n te d th a t tru th isd u a l. It is v a g u ea n dp ro b a b ly v e ryun s a tis fa c tory .T h i sb e in gs o . re fle c tiv eb ra in . a n do neth a t isse ld o m fo u n d .ZT H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T o n lyeq u ip m e n t tha tw ill b ef o u n du s e fu l.N o s u b tle tw is to fm e ta p h y s ic a l s o p h is tryca nc h e a tu s in toth ebe lie f th a t w ep o ss e s sth ew ho lew h e nw ek n o w a n ds eeth a tw eha v eju s te xa c tly h a lf an dn om o re .b u tw em ea nth a t th eg re a tm a jorityo f O c c u lt s tu d e n tsf a il tore a li x .b rea d tha n dth ic k n e s s .

th ep h e no m e n a lo u tc om eo fh iscre a tiv ea tt rib u te s . ina d d it io ntob e ingth ere s u lto fm a n 's tra in e d m e c h a nic a la b ilit y . intim e . le t u sta keaty p eo f a rc h ite c tu re . Ino rde r toc a rry o u t th es a m elin eo f re a s o n in ga littlefu rt h e r. H e n c eit is n o tp e rm a ne n tly re a l." B u t th o u g hth eex te rn a ls tr u c tu reo f sto n ea n dm orta r is lo s tw ith inth eso il o f th eea rth . a n dth ere inw es h all fin dth at it e x is ts w ith inth e s u b je ctiv ew o rld o f itsa rc h i te c t. it isatru thf o r th etim eb e in g . it isa lsoth ee x te rn a l fo rm o f h ism e n ta l id e a l. it w il l d is s o lv ean dfin a lly v a n is h"liketh eb a s e le s sfa b ric o f adre a m . w h ile th em a te ria l s tru c tu re a p p e a rsto b eth eo n ly th in g w h ic h isre a l. w h a t atrium p ho fm a n ' sm e c h a n ic al s k ill!" Soit a p p e a r stoth ew orld . W es e etha t. C o n s e qu e n tly .A n da sw es h a ll h a v etoe xp lo re th eterrito ryb e lo n g in gtob otho f th e s e te rm sd u ri n gth ep ro gre s so f . b e c a u seit w a sa s p iritu a l rea lity .a n dm e n ta llyex a m in e s o m ew e ll k n o w nha n d s o m es p e cim e no f th i ss tru c tu ral c o n c e p tion . infa ct. It is . it iso n ly ap a s s in ga pp e a ra n c ea ss u m e db ym atte ru n d e r th e m o u ld in gfo rc e sof m a n 'sm e c ha n ic a la b il ity . th ei d e aw h ic hcre a te dit i se te rn a l.u p onth ep la n e o fm a t te r." w h ile th e o lo g yrefe rsa ll th a t sh ec a n n o t ex p la intotheu n k n o w a b l ew o rk in g so f th e"S p i rit.s a yth eG o th ic .b re a d t ha n dth ic kn e s s . an db o tha re w ro n g .a n du p onth ep la in o fa p p e a ran c e s .w efin d th istru th isre la tiv eo n ly . "w h a t ab ea u tifu lb u i ld in g .T H ES C IE N C EO FT H ES O U Lâ I N T R O D U C T IO N3 h a sb yw h ic htogu id eh im s e lf inh isw ind in g ." S c ie n cere fe rsa lls h ec a n n ot g ra p p lew ithto s o m eof th eu n d isc o v e re dfo rce so f "M a tt e r. tra n sito ryp la n eo fm a te rial p h e n o m e n a. a n df in a llyn o t o n em a te rial a to m w ill re m a in toin dic a teth epla c ew h e re o n it s to o d .w em u s te n te r th ein te ri o rp la n e b e fo re w ec a ns e e it. c ru m b l etod e c a y .s oit re a llyis .A ss o ona sth eforc e s w h ic hg a v eit fo rm b e c o m ep o la riz e db yt h ere s tle s so c e a n so f p la n e ta ry m a g n e t is m .T h e re fo re . It isth e s ed elu s iv ea p p ea ra n c e sth at h a v ec re ate dth e a lm o s t h o p e le s sco n fu s io nre ga rd in gth ee x a c tm e a n in go f th et e rm s "S p iri t" a n d"M a t te r. fa ll.W he nw e lo o kat th es o lid b u ild in g . w es e eo n l yth e o u ts ideo f ath ingh a v in gle ng th . T h eso lids to n ee d ific ew il l.u n e v enp a thu p o n th e s h o re so f th eIn f in iteâ h en e v e rn e e d fe a rb e in g lo s to r failin ginh is e n d e a vo rstok n o wth etru th .h o wim p o s in ga n dg ra n d .w ese eth a t th ea b s o lu te tru th (th ee te rn al re a lity ) ap p e a rstobeth en o n -r e a lity .N o w sin c e w ek n ow th a t th e r em u s tb ea n in s id e . T h ew orld 'sth o u gh tw ill s a y ." B o tharerig h t. f ro m th ee a r th 'sp la n e . th a t it is o n lytru eup o nth ee x tern a l.B u t w h e ne x a m in e d b yth e lig h to fO c c u lt s c ie n ce .

J u s t ass y m b o lsareth ep ro d uc to f id e a s. T h e re fo re . P la to o n c es a id .T h isdu a lityc a non lyb ec o m pre h e n d e din itstru er e la tio n s h ipw h e nv ie w e d fro m b o thp la n e sa n drea liz e db yt h es c ie n c eo f c o rre sp o n d e n c e s . H e n c ea ll s e rio u ss tud ya n dm e d i ta tio n a sto th en a tu re a n de x is te n ceo fG o dis u n p ro fita blea n dc a n no tb rin g th es tu d e n ta n ysu b s ta n tia l re tu rne ith er inth isw o rldo r th en e x t. s e e in g th a t th eI n fin itec a nn e v e rb ec om p re h e n d e db yth efin i te .e ve nin o u rm os te x a lte dc o n c e p tio n s .B u t if w ea re .a re b u t th ed u al e x p re s s iono f th eo neD e ificp r in c ip le . s o .id e a sa re th es ym b o lso f tho u g h t. are alo n gw a yd o w ni nth es c a le o fc re a tiv e life .w ew ill inth is p la c eb rie f lya d dth a t s p irit a n dm a tte r.T h ea stra lw o rld isth ere fl e c tio no f th es piritu a ls p he re . fo r. w ek n o w b yth e la w so fo ur b e in gth a t w ec a na n ds h a ll w in o u rw a yb a ck th ro u ghth isv a ll e yo f th es ha d o w .w em u st re s ts a tisfie dw itht h ec e rta in k n o w le d g et h a tw e c a nb yo n eg ra n dc h a ino fs e qu e n c e stra ceth etra n sm is s io no f th o u g h ts . th em ate ria l (o u r w o rld ) is b u t th e c o n c retes h a d o w of th ea s tra l k in g d o m s . d u eto d iffe re n c eso fp o la rit y . aun ityu n d e r tw om o d e s o fa c t io n .T hec e le s tia l w o rldisa re fle c tio n o f th ea n g e licw orld . a s w ek n ow th e m . be fo reth ediv in eid e aw a se v o lv e d fro m w ith in th ed iv in es e n - s o riu mo f th eIn f in iteO n e ." S ofa rP latow a srig ht. H e n c e th ere a d e r c a np e rc e iv e th a tw e . in totheb rig h t rea lm so fo u r fo rm e rs tate .A n dla stly .T h es p i ritu a lw o rl disap ro to ty p ea n dsy m b o lic o u tc o m eo f th ec ele s tia lh e a ve n s . a n dt h o u g h t its elf isb u tth es y m b o lic re s p o n s e o f th eE g ototh ep u ls a tin gt h ro bo f th eD e ificw il l.th eu n iv e rs ew a sn o t. w h ic hs c ie n ceisb u tam a te ria ls ys te m o fs y m b o lis m fro m w h ic hw ec a n ju s tlyre g ula teo u rc on c e p tio n sof a ll th in gs . "Id e a sru le th ew o rld . th ed iv in era d ia n t s o u l of th eIn finiteO n e . Ino th e r w o rd s . th is p la n eo f inv e rte dim a ge sa n d d e lu s iv ea p p e a ra nc e s . T h u st h ea n g e lic w o rldisb u t ap ro to ty peo rs y m b o l ice x p re s s io n o f th ed iv in es p he reo f th eI n fin ite .B a cko f th isw ec a n n o tp en e tra te . th o s e s p h e reso fp u rean g e liclife w h e rea lo n ee x is t th ee v e r liv in g re a lso f a ll thein fin itu deo fa p p a re nt re a litie s. . id e a sa n ds y m b o li cfo rm stot h e ir s o u rc e. i no u rp re s en ts ta te . inthe ir tu rn . H e n c eth eres u lt o f th ed iv in eid e aw a sth ee v o lutio no f apu res y m b o li cfo rm .4T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T o u r jou rn e y .

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isth i sin fin ite tria do fL o ve ,W is d o m an dC ro w n , or, ino th e r w o rd s ,

th eo nep rim a l forc ec o n ta in in gu n lim itedp o te n tia l itie sw ith i nits e lf.

B a c kof th isw eca n n o tg o .W i thth isd ivin etrin ity o rG o d h e a d, a s

s tu d e ntsa n din v es tig a to rso f N a tu re 'soc c u lt m y s terie s ,w em us t re s t

c o n te nte d ,c o n s o l in go u rs e lv es ,w h e n e v e r n e c e s s a ry , w ithth ece rta in

k n o w led g eth a t then e a re rw ea p p e a r toap p ro a c hth eg re a tw h it e

th ro n eo f th eIn f in iteO n e ,th efu rth e r d o e sth a t div in ec e n ter re c e d e

fro m us . If th is w e ren o ts o , th e rec o u l db en os u chth in ga se te rn ity

fo r thea to m so f d iffe re n tia te dlife .C on s e q u e n tly , th eim m o rt a lityo f

th es ou lw o u ldb ea ne m p tyd re a m , am e re fig m e n t, ha tc h e db yso m e

in fe rna lp o w e rw i th inth eo v erh e a te dim ag in a tio no f p o o rd e lu de d

m a n .

B e fo re g o in gfu rt h e r, th ere ad e rs h o u ld c o m m it tom e m o ryth e

fo llo w in gp rim a ry d o c trin e s , ta u g h tb yt h eO c c u lt i n itia te so f a ll tru e

w is d o m .T h e ya re d o c trin e sto u sino u r p re s e n ts tate , ins of a r

th a tw ec a n n o td em o n s tra tethe m e x te rn a l lyb ya n ykn o w nfo rm of

e x p e ri m e n t.

I. "T hew h o leu n iv e rs eisfil le dw iththeD e ificp re s e n c eo fG o d ."

T h a t i stos a y ,th eu n i\e rs e isp e rm e a tedw ithth ep u re ,m o tion le s s ,

fo rm les s ,s p irit o fD iv in ity .

II. "Th eu n iv e rs e isb o u n d le ssa n du n lim ite d , ac ir c lew h o s e

c irc u m fe re n c eis e v e ry w h e rean dw h o s ec en treisn o w h e re ." T h eu n i

v e rs e isd u a la n dc o n s is tso f th em a n ifes ta n dth en o n -m a n ife st. H e n c e

D e ity isp ro g re s siv einh isi n fin ites c he m eo fs p ir itu a lu n fo ld m e n t.

III. " T h ed iv in eo n elifep ri n c ip lee m a na te sfro m th ep u rev o r tic e s ,

th ec en tra lS p iri tu a lS u no f th em a n ife ste du n iv e rse .F ro m th i sm ig h ty

in c o n ce iv a b lec e nte ro f life e m a n a teth es p iritu a l ra y so f th eF a th e r,

s c in ti lla tin gw it hd iv in ea c t iv ity ,w h e re u p o nth eva s t, m o tio nle s sv o id ,

th ea w fu lu n iv e rseo fG o d 'ssile n t, fo rm le s ss p irit , b e c o m e saliv e\\ ith

a nin f in iten u m b er o fs u b o rd in a teu n iv e rs e s ." W h ic hm e a n s , th e ra y s

o fD ivin itya rebro u g h t toa fo c u sa tv ario u sp o in t sins p a c e . T h e s e

p o in ts o r fo c i form th es p iri tu a lc e n te r so fs m a ller u n iv e rs e s. A n

e x a m p l eo f th isca nb es e e nup o no u rm a te ria lp la n eb yo b s e r\i n gth a t

p rim a r ys u n sth row o ff as e ri e so fs e c o nd a ry 's u n s . T h e s es e c on d a ry

s u n st h ro w o ff p la n e ts ,a n dt h ep la n e ts b e c o m eth ep a re n tso f m o o n s .

B yth es c ie n c eo f c o rre s p o n d en c e , "a sit isa b o v e , s oit isb elo w ."

R e m e m be r th o s efac ts .

T H ER EA L M O FS P IR IT7

T h ed iv in ep u rp o seo fc re a tionisth ed i ffe re n tia ti o no f th eun c o n

s c io u s fo rm le s sO n e ,a n dth eg ra n do u tc om eo f th is d iv in ep u rpo s eis

th eu l tim a tio no f D e ificIn tellig e n c ie s ; s e p a ra tem in d sre fle ctin gth e

d iv in e id e ao f theu n iv e rs a l m in d ,c o n s cio u s , in d ivid u a liz e dm e n ta litie s

p o s s e ss in gim m o rt a ls o u lsc a pa b leo fe tern a lp ro g res s io n ,w h o , a sd if

fe re n t ia te dlife a to m so f th eC re a to r, t h eg ra n dA rb ite ro f thew h o le ,

b e c o m e th e m s e lv e ss e c o n d a rycre a to rsa n d th ea rb itr a to rso f the

d e s tinie so fw o rl d s .

T h ep ro c e s s e so f c re a tio na re d u a l, a n dc o n s is to f In v o lu tio na n d

E v o lu t io n .T h eo neisin s e p a ra b lefro m th eo th e r. Pa ra d o x ic a l a sit

m a ya pp e a r toth eu n in itia te d, it is ,n ev e rth e le s s , ad iv in et ru thth a t

th eE vo lu tio na n du ltim a tio no fs p iritu al lifeisac c o m p lis h e db ya

s tric t p ro c e s so f In v o lu tio n ; fro m th ew ith o u t tot h ew ith in , fro m th e

in fin i te lyg re a t toth ein finite lys m a ll .

T ob e t te ru n d e rs ta n dth ism y ste ryw em u st h a v ere c ou rs etoa

s e rie so fs y m b o ls. A c c o rd in g ly ,w ec o n c eiv eth ed ivin efo c u sof th e

p rim a l e s s e n c ea s th es p iritua lc e n te r of au n iv e rse .T h isD e i ficra y

c o n s ti tu te satri u n eG o d h e a d , fro m w h ic he m a n a te st h ep u rew h i te

lig h t o f th efo rm le s sO n e ,o r ino th e rw o rd s , th is c e n te rc o n stitu te sa

re a lmo fs e p h iro th , as u n -s p he reo f liv in gp o te n tialitie s ,d ivin eb e in g s

in fin i te lyb e y o n d th eh ig h e s t a rc h a n g e lho o d .A ss u chw em a yc on c e iv e

it floa tin ga sa s p e c kinth e in fin iteoc e a no fd ivin elo v e , su rro u n d e dby

th ee f fu lg e n tb ri g h tn e s so fth en a m e le s sC ro w n .T h i sd iv in es ph e reis

p a s s iveins u c ha s ta te .N irva n are ig n su p o nth eb l is s fu l ra d ia n c eo f its

m o tio nle s sb o s o m . B u t th etim en o w a p p roa c h e sw h e n itsm is s io n in

th es ch e m eo fc rea tio nm u s t co m m e n c e .T hem o m e n ta r riv e s ,a n da s

s o o nasth efirs t c re a tiv ep uls a tio n so f th o u g h tv ib ra te , th ew h o les p h e re

o fm o t io n le s s , form le s s ,w h it elig h t flas h e sfo rth s p a rk lin gw ithliv in g

e n e rg y. A n dn o w , b e h o ldw h a t ac h a n g eh asta k e np lac e .T h es o f t,

w h ite lig h th a sce a s e dtob ea n dinits p la c eth e re isra y in g fo rthin

e v e ry c o n c e iv a b le d ire c tio nm ig h tyo c e a nso f fo rc e ; e a c ho c e a nd iffe r

in gin v e lo c ity , c o lo ra n dp ote n tia lity . T h ep a s s iveh a sb e c o m ea c tiv e ,

a n dthem o tio n le ssh a sc o m m e nc e dtom o v e, tra v e rs ingth ev o id o f

s p a c eu p o nth ew in g so f lig h t.D e ityh a sb e c o m ere f ra c te d ; apo rtio n

o f th e in fin iteso u ld e c o m p o se d ,a n dits o rig in a l un lim ite dp ote n tia lities

re s o lve din toase rie so fa c t iv eb u t lim ite da ttribu te s .T h is isre la te d

inth em y s tic a lla n g u a g eo fth eK a b b a la ha sth ee v olu tio no fth es e v e n

a c tiv es e p h iro th fro m th efir s t trin ity , L o v e ,W is do m a n dC ro w n . It is

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th e s es e v e na c tives e p h iro th th a tc o n s ti tu teth es ev e np rin c iple so f

N a tu re. T h e yfo rms e v e np o in t so rs u b -c en te rsa ro u ndth e ir p a re n t

c e n te r , th eS p iri tu a lS u n ,a nda reth ese v e nw o rld so fa n g e lic M efro m

w h o s ed iv in em a tr ixis s u ea ll th elifeato m so f th eir u n iv e rs e.

F ro m th efo re g o ingth ere a d e r w ill s e e , th a tw h e nt h ed a w no f

a n yu niv e rs ec o m m e n c e s , th epu refo rm le sse s s e n c ei sin d ra w nf ro m

th erea lm so f th eu n m a n ife s tedin toth e i rs u n -s p h e r eo fc re a ti v elife

p re v iou stob e in g in v o lv e db y th ed e ific w ill o f thea n g e lichie ra rc h ie s ,

a n db ys u c hc o n tac t it im m e d ia te lyu n d e rg o e sac h a ng e . It isf o rm le s s

n olo ng e rb u ta tom ic ,a n de n do w e dw ithana ttrib u te o rs ta tei t h a d

n o tb efo re ,v iz ., p o la rity . Th isp o la rit ya to n c eev o lv e sas ort o fp a rtne r

s h ip , a n de q u a lly d iv id e sth e fo rm le s ssu b s ta n c eintotw op a rt s ,e a c h

an e c es s a rya tte nd a n tu p o ntheo th e r in m a n ife s te de x is te n c e . O n eis

p o s iti v e , th eo the r, o fc o u rse ,n e g a tiv e. T h ep o s it iv era yis th a tw h ic h

c o n s ti tu te sth el iv in gs p irit u a l fireo f a ll th in g s, a n ditsato m sa re

in fin i te lyfin e . T h en e g a tiv e ra yise v er te n d in gt o w a rdas tateo f

re p o s eo r in e rtia, a n ditsa to m sa rec o ars ea n dlo os ea sc o m p are dw ith

th o s eo f th ep o s i tiv era y . It isth es u bs ta n c efo rm e db yth ene g a tiv e

ra ytha tc o n s titute se v e rys pe c ie so fm atte r, s o -c alle d , fro mth ein

c o n c e iv a b lyfin ee th e re a liz e ds u b s ta n c e , w h ic hc o m po s e sth eform s

o f th ed iv in ea rch a n g e lso fth es u n ,d o w ntoth em in e ra lv e in so f

d e n s em e ta l inthee a rth .

T h e re fo re ,w h e nsp e a k in gb ro ad lyo fs p ir it a n dm a tt e r, th ete rm s

a rep erfe c tlyu n m e a n in gina no c c u lt s e ns e , fo r th at w h ic hw ec a ll

s p irit isn o tp u r es p irit, b ut o n lyth ep o s itiv eo r a c tiv ea tt rib u teo fth a t

w h ic hw ete rm m a t te r. H e n c em a tte r iss o fa ru n re a l , it iso n l ya n

a p p e a ra n c ep ro d u ce db yth en eg a tiv era y , a n dth isap p e a ra n c ei sth e

re s u lt o fp o la rit yo rm o d eo f m o tio n ; thep o s itiv e iss tra ig h t a n dp e n e

tra ting , th en e g ativ eisro u nda n de n fo ld in g .

W itht h isb rie f bu tn e c e s s a ry d ig re s s io nw ere s u m e . F ro m th e

s e v e na n g e lics tate sb e fo rem e n tio n e d , sp iritu a l inv o lu tio nc om m e n c e s .

E a c hon eo f th ese v e ns p h e re s isare flec tio no fo neo f th es ev e nre

fra c tedp rin c ip les ,w h ic hc o ns titu teth ed iv in em indo f th ea ng e lic

c re a tors .F ro m thisre fle c tions p rin gfortha n g e lic ra c e s ,s e co n do n ly

inm e nta lp o w e r an dp o te n tia l itytoth e i rp a re n ts . T h e n , inturn ,a re

p ro d u ce ds till low e rc e le s tial s ta te s , ea c hs ta teor s p h e rec orre s p o n d in g

inn a tu re ,c o lo r a n da ttrib u t etoth es ph e refro m w h ic hit w a sb o rno r

re fle cte d .B u t tho u g he a c hs ta teinth ed e s c e n d in gs c a leiss im ila rb y

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c o rre sp o n d e n c e ,itb e c o m e sles sins iz e , m o rem a te r ia l; th es piritu a l

p o te n cie so f its a n g e licra c esa rew e a k er, th a t is , le s sa c tive ,b e c a u s e

th e yarem o rea n dm o rein v o lve dw ith inm a tte ra sthe yd e s c e n d inth e

s c a le . T h u sd o e s in v o lu tio npro c e e d ; in vo lv in gs ta t ea fte rs tate ,a n d

s p h e re a fte rs p h ere , fo rm in g as e rie so f c irc le sw ho s elin eo f m o tio n

o rd e sc e n t isn o t inth ep la neo f itso rb it; h e n c e th efo rm u l tim a te sitse lf

a sasp ira lu n til th elo w e s t p o in t isrea c h e d .B e y on dth is ,m otio nis ,

im p o s sib le ,a n dt h ein fin ite l yg re a th a sb e c o m eth e in fin ite ly s m a ll.

T h isi sth eg re a t p o la riz in gp o in t fro mw h ic hth em a te ria lw o r ldis

re fle cte d . It is th elo w e s t po s s ib les p i ritu a ls ta t eo f life , w h ic hfo rm ed

th efi rs te th e re al ra c eo fh um a nb e in g su p o no u rp la n e t, a n dt h u s

u s h e redin toe x iste n c eth efam o u sg o ld e na g eo fm y th o lo g ic a l ce le b rity .

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T h ec en tra l tria d re p re s e n ts L o v e ,W is d om a n dC ro w n, T h eT rin i ty

o fG o d. T h es e v e n-p o in te ds tar, th es e v enra y sis s uin gth e re fr o m .T h e

s e v e nc irc le ss h ow th es e v e na n g e licw o r ld sfo rm e d fro m th es ev e n

a c tiv ep rin c ip le s. T h en a m e sC a s s ie l, M ic h a e l, e tc .,a rec a b a l is tic a l

n a m e s fo r th es e ph iro th(th es e c o n d a rie so r ru lin g in te llig e n cie s ,w h o ,

a fte r G o d ,a c tu a t eth eu n iv e rs e ), w h ile th ew o rd sab o v ea n db elo w

s h o w th e ir a ttribu te s .

C o n s e qu e n tly .H Em u s ta ls obeg o v e rn e db y th es elf s a m ela w sa n dp rin c ip le sw h ic hc o n tro lh is c re a tiv eac tiv itie s . u n fo ld in g .C H A P T ER II T H ER EA L M O FM A T TE R E v o lu t io n T h eterm e v o lu tionisfro m theL a tinean dv o lv o . m u s tb eac c o m p lis h e db yap ro c e sso fu n fo ldm e n t. p e rs e . a n dca s t in to"t h eb o tto m le s spit" o rc ry sta lliz in gp oin t ins p a ce . n o re x is t ap a rt fro m him s e lf. a n dth ee v o lu tio no fm a tte rm e a n sp re c ise lyw h a t th eterm im p lie s . ino rde r toe x p a n da n dp u t forthth e ir i n fin itep o ss ib ilitie s . itsre fin em e n to r its d e n s ityd ep e n d in g u p o ni tsd e g re eof e th e re a liza tio n .m u s t h a v es o m ep o in to fc om m e n c e m e n t. T h ep ro g re s s io nan du ltim a tiono f th eli fefo rc e sl a te n tw ith in m a tte r. It isfo rce a n dm otio nina ne x a c ts ta te o fe q u ilib r iu m . T h ew ho leo fw h ichc a nb es u m m e du pint h ew o rdp rog re s s io n .e v enD e ityitse lf. b yth e fa ll. i sth ep o la r o p p o s iteo f m a n ife s te ds p irit. ino th e r w o rd s . a n dbo thc o m b in edm u s t c o m p ri s eth ea ll o fa ll th in gs . v iz . W h e n tw oim p o n de ra b lee q u al fo rc e sfr o m o p p o s i ted ire c tion sm e e te a c ho th e r. fo ra n in fin ite c re a tor c a n n o tg et b e y o n dh is c re a tio n .o ru n ro ll. th eo n ly p o s s ib lem e a n so f re tu rn toth eo ri g in a lp u resp iritu a ls ta teisth rou g hth ep rog re s s iv e c y c lic p a th w a y sof m a te ria l un fo ld m e n t. m u s t EV O L V E . lik ee v e ry th in ge ls ew ith i nth ere a lm s o fm a nife s te de x is te n c e . B ut h a v in gb ec o m ein v o lve din th ed eg ra d a tio nof th em a te ri a l.y e a . ins h ort.m o tio ni stra n s fo rm e din tore st. M a tte r. b e c a u seth eg re a t la w o fp o lar o p p o s ite s isth ed ir e c te m a n a ti o nfro m h iso w nd iv in en atu re . T h epo te n tia lit ie s .b u t th em a n ife s ta t io no fs p ir it â th e n e g a ti v era ye x tern a liz e da n d inas ta te o fc ry s ta l liz e din e rt iaâ th e n m a tte r m u s tb ethefirs to ffsp rin go fs pirit. . It isth e re a c ti o no fs p iri tu a la c tio n . fo rc e isre s o lv e d in toin e rti a . It ise n e rg yinas tateo f re s t. b e c a u s eth eyh a v eb e c om ein c a rn a te d b yth eo p p o s itef o rc e so fe n fo ld m e n t..w h ic hm e a n s to ro ll f ro m .a n d th isiss o . m a tte r s im p ly m e a n ss o lid ifie ds p irit. b o t hp o w e rsb ec o m ep o la ri z e d .o p e n in ga n de v o lv in g . T h ee vo lu tio no f m a tte r.e x p a nd in g . s p irit b e co m e sm a tte r. If m a tte r is .a sp rev io u s lys ta te d .

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a n dm a n. a t th epo in to r p la c eo fm a n ife s ta tio n . th esu b je c tiv e ." T h es ev e np rin c iple so fN a tu r ec o rre s p o ndinth e ir c h e m ic a la f fin itie s toth es e v enp ris m a tic ra y so f th es o la rs p e ctru m .a n dals op re s e n t . ap o int o fc o n ta ct o r ra p p o r t. a rem u tu a l lyd e p e n d e nt u p o ne a c ho th e r.W em u st c a rryth is lin eo f rea s o n in gal ittlefu rthe r. M a n . "M a nisam ic ro c o s m â au n iv e rs ew ith inh im s e lf.A ss ta te dinth ea b o v eillus tra tio no f th e e le c tr icc u rre n t. th e re fore .a n dm u st c o n ta inw ith inits e lf th elate n ta ttribu te so f its s p iritu a l so u rc e . T h ein te lli g e n c ew h ic hd ire c tsth es ep o w e rsbyth ela w so f h a rm o nya reth ese v e na n g e lic w o rld sm e ntio n e dint h ep re v io u sc h a p te r.b ec a u s en os u bje c tiv ep o w e r. is ap e rfe c t e p ito m eo f th ep la n e t u p o n w h ic hh eliv e s . i nitsim p o nd e ra b lee s se n c e s . it ne c e s s a rily fo llo w sth a t th eo b je c tiv ew orldo fm a tt e rm u s tb e ap e rfe c t ep ito m eâ as o li d ifie de x p re s s io no f it sp ro g e n itors . If th i sw e ren o t s oth ep e rfec te v o lu tiono fm a tte r w o u ldb ean im p o s sib ility .T H ER EA L M O FM A T TE R 1 3 th e m . E v olu tio n isd e pe n d e n tu p o n in v o lu tio n . trea s u re su pt h e s e v e nm in e ra lq u alitie sinh i sb o d ya n d th e ir m a g n eticc o u n te rp a rts inth eo d y lics p he reo fh isso u l. b e fo re e le c tric it yc a nm a n ifes t its e lf aslig h to r p o w e r it m us th a v e s o m e thin gtoa c t u p o n . P o w e rs.h o w b e au tifu llyh ar m o n io usM o th e rN atu reis .w h ileth ec e le s tia lw o rl d sfin dth eir p e rfe c t e x p re s s io n inh is s o u l.A ll c o nta inth es am ee te rn a l s e v e n p rin c ip le s . lik ein d iv id u a ls . inits s o lid s . th eo b je c t iv eu p o nthes u b je c tive . fl u id sa n dg a se s . a n d th e s ew o rld s. a reb u t th eh ig h e ra n dm o re in te ri o re x p re s s io nn o to n ly o fm a n 'sp hy s ic a lo rg an is m .W ese e .e v eninh e rm os ts e c re t pa rts . th ep la c ean do b je c t of s u c hp h e no m e n am u s t h a v e b e e npre p a re dfo r th ee x p re s sio no fs u c hp o w e r.b u t of th e e a rth o nw h ic hh e liv e s . s ta teor p rin c ip le c a na c t o r re ac tu p o na no b je c tiv eform u n le s sa p o rtio no f its e lf liesw ith in th a tfo rm . Inth i sre c o n d ite s e n s ea lo nec a nw e fu lly u n d e rs ta n d th eo c c u lt ax io m o f th ea n c ie n ts . th e re fo re. i nh isp h y s ic a lb o d y .a n d m a nis d e p e n d e n t u p o nth ee a r th . an da sth e ya reap e rfe ct e p ito m eof th ed iv inela w . a n da ll th in g s. th eo b je c tiv e . intu rn .a re lim ite din th e ir a c ti v itie s . H e nc eth en e c es s ity (if w em a yu s es uc hate rm ) of th eo b je ctiv ew o rld b e in gap e r fe c t e p ito m eo fa n dc on ta in in gth e la te n ta tt rib u te so f th eh ig h e r a n dm o re in te ri o rw o rld sof c a u s e .S h eha sm a d e e v e ry k n o w n"th ing "d e p e n d e n t u p o nas o m e th in ge ls e.F o r in s ta n c e . a sth es pirito -n a tu ra lm e d iu m a n dm ee tin gp o in t b e tw e e nth e tw og re a t w o rld s .

h e a t.a n d th u sac tin ga n dr e a c tin gu p o ne a c ho th e r lik eth eeb ba n dflo wo f th e tid e s . Th eH u m a no r re a lm o fm in d . th a t is . III. I. T heA n im a lo r re a lm o fc on s c io u s n e s s. II. III. s u c c e e de a c ho th e r inth e fo llo w in go rd e r. IV . tio n a r ya c tiv ities . " It isth es ew a v e so f c o s m iclife e n e rg ie st h a tc a rryou t th e g ra n da s c e n d in gsc a leo fm a teria le v o lu t io n . if w etrav e lo v e r thes a m eg ro u nda g a inin a ne x p la n a to rym a n n e r. itse v o lu -. T h ew o rldo f cre a tio ns ig nifie sth ean g e licw o rl dfro m w h ich th eo r ig in a l im p uls efirs te m a n a te d . .T h ew o rldo f l ifeisth ef lu id ic . V I.T h e s efo rc e sp ro d u c e as e rie sof re s p o n s ivev ib ra tio ns w ith in th a t re a lmo f fo rc ew hic hfo rm si tsm a te ria l c o rre s p o n de n c e . V .o rg a n icfo rm s "w h e re inthe reislife" a rev e g e ta b le s .T h e sew a v e s . it b e in gth e w o rld o fm a tte r.1 4T H EL IG H TO FEG Y P T ap e rf e c tc o rre s po n d e n c etot h es e v e np ro g re s s iv esta te so fm an ife s ta tio n .T hew o rldo f p h e n o m e n an ee d sn oe x p la n a tio n . a to n c e . sy m b o lo fT heJ u s tic e . ele c tric ity . I. w h ic hh a v eb e e nv e rya pp ro p ria te ly te rm e dth e "T h eL ife W a v e s . T h es tu d e n tw ill fo rm ac le a re r id e ao f th e s em ig h t yp rin c ip les .s y m b olico fT h e Id e a . th e firs t fo rm so fa ll thin g s . sy m b o lo fT heW o rd . V . a to m ic a n ds o la r e n e rg y. th e s efo rce sp ro d u c ean o th e rs c e neinth es ub lim ed ra m ao fe x te rn a l life . m a g n e t is m .T h i ss p iritu a l im p u ls etr a v e ls a ro u n d th ew h o le o f th efu tu r eo rb it o f th e"s y s te m "a b o u t to b e e v o lv ed . IV . V II.s e ve ninn u m b er. c o n ta in in ga ll th eg e rm s .s y m bo lico fT h eP o w e r.T heM in e ra l or re a lm o f ph e n o m e n a . W h e na "w a v e "c o m m e n c e s . T heA s tra lo r re a lm o fd es ig n . T hew o rldo f d e s ig nisthes u b je c tivec a u s e -w o r ldinth eas tra l lig h t.a n dp re pa re sth es p ac e sfo r th e re c e p tio na n dm a n ife sta tio n o f al e s se th e re al fo rc e .s etsinm o tion . II." s y m b o lico fT heB e a u ty .a n d th e yo rig i n a tei nw a te r.u n iv e rs a le th e r.s y m b o li c a lo fT h eG lo ry . fo rm san did e a lspo s s ib lefo r th a ts y s te m to u ltim a te . Th eG a s e o u so r re a lm o f fo rc e . it.w ith w h ic h "s c ie nc e " iso n ly ju s tb e c o m in ga c q u a in te dinth ef o rm so f ligh t.s u b -m u n da n ea n ds u p er-m u n d a n ef o rc e s . a n dc h e m ica l. s y m b o lo f T h eL o v e . Th ew o rldo f c o s m icfo rceisth ee ve rc irc u la t in go c e a n so f m u n d a ne . T h eS p iritu a l o r re a lm o f c re a tio n .T h eV e g e ta b le o r re a lm o f "life . theg ra n dm a tr ix .

T h efirst ru d im e n tarye x p re s s io n o fc o ns c io u s n e s s . M a nb e in g th ec ulm in a tin gpo in to fm a teria le v o lu t io n .T H ER EA L M O FM A T TE R 1 5 V I. an dth a t th e s ep u ls a tio n s . II. it h a dn om a te ria l ob je c tiv es h ap e . w h ic ha re s ile n tlya t w o rkw ith i nth eu n s e e nw o m bo fN a turep ro d u c in g th ee n d le sss e rie so f c a u s e s .a ndth a t th is id e a l fo rm isb u t th es y m b o li ce x p re s s iono f th ee th e re a l fo rce sp ro je c te dd u rin gth ee v o lu tio nof th o u g h t. V II.w e reb ut th es y m p ath e ticre s po n s e . B e fo re a tte m p tin g toe x p la in th o s eo c c u ltp ro c e s s e sc o n n e c te d w itht h ee v o lu tiono fm a tte r.B u t in c a rry in go ut th es am ec h a ino f re a s o n in g . L aC le f. w h e re inth i ss ta teis te rm e d"T h eG lo ry .â th ee xp a n s io na n dc o n tra c tio nâ o f th esp iritu a l res p ira tio ni nh a rm o n io u sob e d ie n c eto th ea c tio na n dre a c tiono f itsd iv in eE g o . th efo rm er (in v o lu ti o n ) isth e o rig ina la c tio n ." (G e ne s isI. w h ileth elatte r (e v o lutio n ) iso nlyth ere a ctio n ." w h e re i nw ep o in tedo u t th a t. T h a t th e fo rm e r. T h isisa s fa ra sw earep e r m itte d tog oa lo ngth elin eof a c tu a ls piritu a l fa cts . It i sin te llig e nt m in de x p re s s in gits elf th ro u g h th elo w e r fo rm so fe th e re a l iz e dm a tte r. an e ce s s a ryco n s e q u e n c eo f th efo rm er. inth e ir turn . h e n c e . area sfo llow s .h e n ceth ev e rysig n ific a n t s y m b o lo fth eK a b b a la h.n ot o n lyb e c au s eit c o n s istso fs u c ha nin fin ite v a rie tyo f fo rm s . o rig in a lly. T h ep r im a ryid e a sw h ic hw ed eriv efro m C h a p te r I. w ea rele d toth ec o n clu s io nth a t if w e c o u ld o n lyp e n e tr a te . m a n ifes tsits e lf inth ea n i m a lk in g d o m . g e n e ra llyt e rm e din s ti n c t. I. T hew o rldo f c o n s c io u s n e ss . th es a c re da d ytu m o f N a tu re'sg re a te s t o fa ll m y s te rie s . T h ep ro c e s s e so f u ltim a tio nbyth em e a n so f in v o lu t io na n de v olu tio narein v e rs e l yre la te dto e a c ho th e r . thea c tiv itie so fw h ic he xte rn a liz ethe m s e lv e sin a nin fin it ev a rie tyof fo rm s . th a tp re v io u stoi tse x te rn a l m a n ife s ta tio n. a n dth em icro c o s m isa re fle c tio no f th em a c ro c o s m .b u t b e c a u s eo f th ee n d le s ssu c c e s s io nof p ro g re s s ivem a n ife s tatio n so f the s efo rm s . 2 ) th a t isto s a y . ise s s e n t ia llyw ith ou t fo rm . o u rs o la r s y s te mw a s"w ith ou t fo rm a n dv o id . it m u s t ha v ee x is te ds u b je c tiv e l ya sa nid ea l fo rm . it isn e ce s s a rytobrie flyre v iew th eid e a se x p re s s e d inc h a p te r I. a saw h o le .w esh o u ldfin d th a te v e nt h o u g h t its e lf w a so n lydu etoth ethro b b in gp u ls a tio n so f th es o u l. "T h e In v o lutio no fS p i rit. Inth i sre a lm th em in d b e g in so n c em o re toa s s e rt it ss u p re m a c yo v e rm a tter. h e relif ec o n q u e rs d e a th . T h at th em a c roc o s m isth eo b je c tiv ei m a g eo f th ed iv in es u bje c tiv e id e a .e v e nfor as in g le m o m e n t." S e ec h a p te rsV a n dV I. . Th ew o rldo f m in dc o n ta in sth eh u m anp rin c ip le.

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th iso c c u lt k n o w le d g eco u ldc o rre ct m a n yh u m an e rro rs. ra is eth em o ra la n dsp iritu a ls ta n d a rd so f m e na n dth usa idin th ea ctu a le s ta b l is h m e n to fas in c e refr a te rn a ls o cie tyo fa ll m e nh e re o ne a r th .O f a ll c re a tu re s .w h e nb a lan c e d . th e rew ou ldb ea ni n fin i tu d eof c ry s ta ls . T h ev arie tyo fs ub s ta n c ew o u l db ee n d le ss . If righ tlyu s e d ." M a s ter th a t m a g ic al re c e ip t an dy o uw ill b ea b leto w o rkw o n d e rs . If it w e rep o s s ibletore d u c em a g ic a ls cie n c etoa te c h n ic a l fo rm u l ath efo llow in gw o u ldbe .e v enth o u g ha h e lp le s stoo lu n d e r thec o n tro l of av e ryq ue s tio n a b lecla s so f in vis ib le s . As tron gp h y s ic a l m e d iu m . th e re a d e rw il l p e r c e iv e th a t if a ll th efo rc e so f th eu n ive rs ew e reba la n c e d .w h ere a s th ea de p tc o m m a n dsb o tha tw i ll a n dth u sa c c o m p lis he sh isd e s i re . T h eo n lyd iffere n c eis . o u re ne rg ie sw ill b ed ire c te d to w a rdth ep o la ro p p os iteo f th e in e rt c ry s tal.th a t. th e m e d iu mc a n n o tc o ntro le ith e r th es p irits o r th ep h en o m e n a . a n do u re a r thw o u ldb en o th in gb ut ad e a dc ry s ta lliz e d s p h e re. th e re in w ill b ed is clo s e dth eorig ino fp hy s ic a l life. I t isd e a th . s ois th ep o w e r of c o h e s io nt oth efo rmo f th ea rti c le .s c ie n ti fic a lly c o rre ct. tru ly u n d e rs ta n d life )s o a sto b ea b leto u s eth e m in o b s e rv in gt h eo p e ra tion so f th et ru ela w s o f lif ea n dth u s le a rnth ec au s e so fw h at w ee x p e ri e n c eh e reone a rth .M AN a lo n e . .c anp ro d u c eph e n o m e n a e q u a ll ya sw e ll asth eliv in ga d e p t. "A sth ed e n s ityo fth ea to m sis toth em a sso f th es ub s ta n c e . F ro m th ep rin c ip le se lu c id a tedinth isch a p te r. thee x te rn a l re s u lt w o u ldb ea c o m p le tes to pinth epro g re s s iv ew o rko fc rea tio n .w ith ince rta inlim i ts . bu tn om o tion .h a s th eG o dg iv e na b ility toc o n s c iou s lyd e v e lo ph iss p iritua ls e n s e s(be c o m ea nA de p t. Ino u rn e xt c h a p te r. A ll fo rc es .C ry s ta lliza tio nisthen e g a tio nof m o tio n .2 0T H EL IG H TO FEG Y P T th etr u efo u n d a ti o no fa ll m ag ic a lm a n if e s ta tio n sof ap h y s ic al n a tu re .m a k ec ry s ta ls .

F ro m n o thin g .b e c a u seit isim po s s ib lefo r h im tore aliz e a n y th in gb e y o n dhim s e lf. T h a t on efo rm d isa p p e a rso n ly tog iv ep la c etoa n o th e rm o rep erfe c t. a sth esp e c u la tio n so fa n yre li g io u se n th us ia s t. be c o m eth ean g e l. T h eo n ly d iffe re n c eb e tw e enth etw oc on s is tsint h ed iffe re nt p la n e so cc u p ie d b yth e re s p e c tiv es p e c u la to rs.c e le s tia ls ph e reo fG o d'sin fin ite c re a tio n . T h isb e in gs o . T h e m ig h ti e s th ie ro p ha n t (H e rm e sT ris m e g is tus ) th isw o r ldh a se v e r p ro d u c e dh a so n lyb ee na b letosp e c u la tea s tod e ta ils w ith inth es e e x a lteds ta te s . T h ep e rfe c tm a n. th e rem u s th a v eb ee na p ro c e sso f in v o lutio n .B e fo reh ec a nd oth is h em u st b efo re v er tra n s la te d fro m th eas tra ls p h e r eo f th ep la n e t w h ic hg a v eh im b i rth . w h ic hm a nm a yre a liz e fo rh im s e l f. a reb as e du p o na bs o lu tela w s . w h ilein ca rn a te dw it h in th ea stra lv o rtice so fh u m a n i ty . T h e e x a lteda d e p tc rav e sn om o re .c a n n o t p e n tra tea ndk n o w th ed e ta ils o f truthb e lo n g ingtoth ep u re lya n g e lic s ta te .w h e nu s e da sth e fo u n d a tio n fo r as y s te m o f th o u g ht. infa c th ec a n n o to b ta ina n ya b so lu te k n o w led g eb e y o n d th is . a n d th ere -a c t iv ee v o lu ti o no fm a tter.w em u s tb eu nd e rs to o dto m e a n" th eo rig in o fp h y s ic a l life "a n dno t th eg e n es iso f life w ith in th ed iv in es u p e r. c a np e rc e iv eth eh id d enp o te n tia l itie sla te nt w ith intheo u tw a rd fo rm . fro m w h e n c eh ec am e . a rea sv a lue le s s .C H A P T ER III T H EO R IG IN O FP H YS IC A LL IF E "M ig h t yo a k sfro mlittlea c o rn sg ro w .n o th ingc a nb ep ro - . an ds u c hs p e cu la tio n sw i th o u tc o rrob o ra tiv etes ti m o n y . hisc o n s titutio n .h eh im s e lf." W h e nw es p e a ko f th eg e n e s is o f life . T h einv o lu tio no f s p irit. an dth o s e w h op os s e s sth eattrib u te so f s o u l-s ig h t inas u ffi c ie n tlyd e ve lo p e d s ta te . th e nw ek n o wth a tp re v io u stoth is e v o lu tio nw h ic hw e c a nd is tin g u is ht a k in gp la c ea ll a ro u n du s .a n dw eas s e rt o fo ur o w ns p iri tu a le x p e ri e n c e s th a t i t istru e . isa ll tha te m b o d ie dm a nc a nh op eto u n d e rsta n dd u rin gh iss o jo u rn u p o nth eex te rn a lp lan e so fm a tt e r.a n dw h i th e rh is c y c lic jo u rn e yw i ll c a rryh im . isaf a c to b s e rv edth ro u g h o u t N a tu rein a ll h e rd e pa rtm e n ts . M a n .a n d .b yw h ic hth e s elate n tp o te n t ia litie sb ec a m ein v o lv e dw ith ine x te rn a lm a tte r.

A no ff s p rin gfro mG o d .a sit d o e s . w ithi tstria lsan dp a in . I. V . o rc a rrie d fo rw a rdb ey o n dth ep urv ie w o f th ep re s e n t intoth ee q u a l lyd im v is ta so f th eete rn a l fu ture . C e le s t ia l.b yth e o p e ra t io no fw h ichth eE g ob ec o m e sas e lfa c tin ge ntity . th em y s te ryo fth o s ein c o n ce iv a b lela w s .M in e ra l. un re a s o n in ga th e is tw h oc a nc re d it s u c hanillo g ic a l c re e da stheo n ew h ic hh a sb e e nt h u ss u m m a ri z e d . T h eC e le s tia l S ta te O f th i ss ta teit isim p o s s ib l etog iv em o reth a na g e n e ra lo u t lin e .h e a r tle s ss u p p o r te ro f th is s o u la n n ihila tin gs y ste m o f n o th ing n e s s . T og a i na m id s tm atte r. II. IV . T h eim m u ta b lela w so fN a tu re m a yb etra ce db a c k w a rd in to re m o te e ra so fs unfo rm a tio n . T h eg en e s iso f li fem u s tb evie w e dfro mth es e v e npla n e so f it s m a n ifes ta tio n . A s tral. I. th ec o m ple tec y c le o fn e c e s s it y b e in gc o m p o s e do f te ng re a t cy c le s . W h a te ve rw ed o .w h ereth e reis n e ith e rc au s en o r e ffe c t.a n da ss u c hw ed e s ire th e m t ob ec lo s e l ys tu d ie d . it isth e re fo reo n lyt h eb lin d .V I. A n im a l. V II .a n dw ha te v e ro u r s ta tio n . w es h a ll o n l ys p e a ko f I. th e s eth reec o n s titu ti n gth efo u nd a tio n sfrom w h ic hth eo th e rs a ris e .w h o fla u n tsh is s u p e rfic ia l lyle a rn e da u th o rityun d e r th e p la u s ib len a m eo f A g n o s tic . or w h a te v e rw ele a rn .b u tw h e re th etw oa re o n e .T h e s epla n e s .â F ro m anin fin ite s o u rc em id s t re a lm so f lig h t. Intim ew es h a ll a ll in ton o th in gre tu rn. a n dV ." T oth ec o ld . It is fro m s u c h as ta teth at th e te a c h in g sc o n ta ine dinth isw o rkw e red eriv e d . IV . ta k enin th eo rd e ro f th e i rc y c lice v olu tio n . T ob ea b letod o th isw em u st a tta inu ntoth es o u l s ta teo f e q u ili b riu m w h e re b o thre a lm su n ite .a re a sfo llo w s. III.â "F ro mn o th in gw ec a m e . T on o th in gw eo w ea nim m e n s eo b lig a tio n .w ere p lyw it hth efu lly re a liz e dco n s c io u sn e s so f ade a th le s s .m ys o ul to o kits flig h t. c o n ta in in g .2 2T H EL IG H TO FEG Y P T d u c e d . It m us t . S pir itu a l." A t p re s e n t.c o rr e s p o n d in gt oth ew e ll k n o w n K a b b a l is tic a l "S ep h iro th .V e g eta b le .b y th o s ew h oc a ns e ea n dre a liz e fo r th e m s elv e sth ep la n e so fb o t hc a u s e a n de f fe c t. T h ek no w le d g eto c a rryit h o m e w a rda g a in.p ro g re s s iv ei m m o rta lity . to b eth o ro u g hlyu n d e rs too d . H u m a n . F ro m th es e v e n th o rh u m a ns tateth elife a to m sa g a i np a s sth rou g h th ea stra la n ds piritu a l tot h ec e le s tial.

ino nes e n s e . T h e yh a v e th e ir a lte rn a tec y c le so fa c tiv ity a n dre s p o se .T H EO R IG IN O FP H YS IC A LL IF E23 s u fficetos a y . th em a s c u lin ea n dfe m in ine a ttribu te so f th ed iv in eE g o .a b s o rbor a n n ih ila te . th etw o n a tu resre s p o n dw ithin te n s ev ib ra tio n s toth ed iv in ea n th e m of c re a tio nw h ic hc re a tesa nin flu xo f th efo rm le s s . th ed iv in eE g oo f th eh u m a nso u l isa b s olu te lya to m ic . th ec o n ta c tp rod u c in g .w er e p e a t th ew o rd .o rh e a ve n lyO s iris a n dIs is . fre e fro m m a tte r. T h ep ro c e s so fd i ffe re n tia tionn o w c la im so u ra tte ntio n .T h is p ro c e s si sc o n s u m m a te dw ith inthec e le s tia l m a trixo f a n g e licp a re n ts .w h ic hh asb e e nin d ra w n . It isa se te rn a la n d im m o rta l asth e in fin i te . T h isi sth ep o in t w h e reth ediffu s iv einte llig e n c eo f th ein fi n ite s p irit b e c o m e sd i ffe re n tia te da n da to m ic. th el iv in g .m o tion le s ss p iri t in toth e c e le s t ia ls e n s o ri u m u n til th ew h o les p h ereb e c o m e s ra d ia n tw it hth e s c in ti lla tio n so f s p iritu a l ha rm o n y . ( aC h ris tC hild )w h ic h it is im p o s sib letoa lt e r. B y"a ng e licp a re nts "w em e a n th o s ed iv inee n titie sw h od w e ll w ith in th ev ario u ss p h e re so fp u rifi e da n g e lh o od . Th eE g oisno tc re a te d inth ea n g elic . e a c hfo rcefro m th em a leb e in gm e t a n db ala n c e db yt h a to f th ef e m a le . It isin fin itelya b o v ethes o -c a lle ds p iritu a l s p h e re .O b ey in gth ec re a tiv eim p lu s e .th a t it isthiss ta teo f c e le s tia l lifew h e re i nislo c a tedth e p u re ly e m b ry o n ic c e n te r inthed iv in ea r co fp ro g res s iv eb e in g.o f th ec re a ti v ea ttrib u te s o fa n ge licp ro g e nito rsinth ec e le s tia l w o rld s .o fw h ichit fo rm sa p a rt. N O T E : W ed on o t us eth ete rma n g e l inthes e n s eim plie db yo rdin a ryle x i c o g ra ph e rs .B u t w em u s tn ot b em is u n d e rsto o du p o nt h isp o in t. in toac tiv ee te rna lE g o s . y e s . it ison lys oa s ap u relys p iritu al c o n c e p tio n.b y th e e x a c t e q u ilib riu mo f th em a s cu lin ea n df e m in in en a tu re s . fro m th es u p re m e m o m e n t o f itsd if fe re n tia tio n. tra n s fo rm .A sm a no ne a rt histh en atu ra lo u tc om eo f th ep ro c re a tiv epo w e rso fe a r th lyp a re n ts . a n dinc a p a b leo f u n itin gits elf w ithit e x c e p tb ym e a n so f re f le c tio n .s oth ediv in ea c tivitie so f th eE goa reth esp iritu a l re su lts . s erv a n to rm es s e n g e r. th e s e s tre a m so fs p irit u a l fo rc efl o w a lo n gthec o n v e rg e nt p o le sfrom th e v a rio usc e n te rsof th es p h e re.m a lea n dfe m ale . T h etw ins o u ls . B u t th o u g ha to m ic .D u rin gthec y c leo f th e ir fru it fu la c tiv it y . e x te rna ls p a rk sof im m o rta l l ife .th e s ea n g e li cv ib ra tio n s tra n s fo rm th efo rm le s s in te llig e n ce . It isa s e lf- e x is ti n ga b s o lu te a to m o fJ e ho v a h -G o d ." bu tw eu s e it to m e a nth eh ig h e s ta n dm os t in te rio r s ta teo f l ifew h ic hi t isp o s s iblefo rm o rtal m in dt og ra s p .w h oi n te rp re t th ew o rda s"a s p irit. (fa th er a n dm o th er) fo rm tw oh a lv e s . ap o in t of ra d ia n t l ig h t. Ino the rw o rd s .

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W eth ere fo rea s k th es tu d e n t tom e n ta lly b rid g eth ed is ta n c ebe tw e e n th eform a tio no f ac ry s ta llize da to m to th ee v o lu ti o no f ap lan e tw ith itsg as e o u se n v e lo p e . th a t is .a n dh e nc eit c a nne v e r d e s c ri b eac irc le. th e nth e s p ira l w ill b ea lm o s t in fin it einitss w e e po fc u rve . w em u s t n o w s ee kfo r as t ill h ig h e rf o rm .S a y th eo n ec o m in gfro m "ab o v e .b u t inac u rv e . in tim e . It i se v id e n t th a tw es h o u ldh av em o tio nin ac u rv e . V .T H EO R IG IN O FP H YS IC A LL IF E25 le tu sa s s u m eth at tw oo f th es ixfo rc e sa rele s st h a nth e ir op p o s ite s . H a v in gm a d eth eas s e rtio nth at th es p iral isth em otio no f lif e .u n til w eh a veth ein finite s im a llysm a ll s p ira l th a tw ill c u lm in a tealm o s t in s ta ntly . T h a t ist o s a y .T h isdo n e . from th a to f thetin ie s tin s e c t totheg re a tc o sm iclifeo f a n a s tra l u n iv e rs e .a n dw ill re q u ire a lm o s t a ne te rn it ytore a c hi tsc u lm in a t in gp o in t. C h e m ica l fo rc eis d e a th ." W h a t h a v ew en ow ? O u ro r ig in a lp o int w ithth re eo f itsfo rc e sle s stha nth e ir o pp o s ite s . S a ytheo n efro mth e"fro n t" a n dth eo n e fro m th e" le ft". It isa s p irit u a ls c re w . th eim m e d ia tep rod u c to fm a t te r. T h iss p i ra l islife. B u t le tu sas s u m ea ls o th a ta n o th er fo rc eis le s sth a n itso pp o s ite . b u tn ot ac u rv ei nth es a m epla n eo fs p ac e . w itha ll th em e c h a n ic a l a d v a n ta g e so f as c re winp e n e tra tingth eu n iv ers eo fm a tter. C o n c e iv ethele s s e r fo rc e s tob eb u t a nin fin ite fra c tio nles sth a nth eir o p p o s ites . T h eres u lt w ill bem o tio n .s till an dm o tio n les s . i t isth em otio no f life. I t isth em otio no f lif e . th eg re a te r th ediv e rs ityin p o w e r th el e s sw ill b ec o m eth ec urv e .c a lle d itsa tm o s p he re .n ot m o tio nin as tra ig h t lin e .d e s c rib e ac irc le . T h es pira lm o tio n isth ety p eo f life .a n dy o uh a v eth ees s e n tia l ide ao f alif efo rc e . T h es p ir a lv a rie si nm a g n itu d e fro m th einfin ite lyg re a t toth ei n fin ite s im allys m a ll.a ndw ill. O nth ec o n t ra ry .T h eV e g e ta b le S ta te S in c ew eh a v efo un dth a tm o ti o nisth el ifeo fm a tt e r. b u tw ill f o rm as p iral.b a la n ce d .w ew il l c a re fu lly n o tic eth ee v o lu tio no f th efirs t ru d im e n ta ry fo rm so f ve g e ta b le lifef ro m w h ic hprim a l fo rm sa ll th ein f in itev a rietyo f th eve g e ta b le k in g d om a ree v o lve d .T h u sbe tw e e nth e s e tw oe x tre m e sw eh a v ee v e ryp h e n om e n o nof life . . it isp la inth a t thism o tio n inacu rv ew ill beinth es a m ep la n eo f s u rfa c e . J u s tk e e pc le a r inyo u rm in dtha t if o n e - h a lf of th ep rim i tiv efo rc e s th a tm a k eanim p e n e trab lep o in t arele s s th a nt h e ir o p p o s i te s . Bu t in a s m u c ha sa ll th eo th e rs a rethes a m ea sw h e nw ea s s u m e do u rp o int.

H e re . an e w th in gh a sb e e npro d u c e d .2 6T H EL IG H TO FEG Y P T it w il l b ea sw e l l tos e eif th ev e g e ta blek in g d o mw ill s u b s tan tia teo u r a s s e rt io n . a n dtou c h in gth ep e tio leo f ea c hle a f. a n da s p e c ie so f v e g e ta b les l im eisth ep h y s ic a l res u lt. n o to n lym us t th es p iral m o tio no f lifeb eh eldinv ie w . w ith . W h e n th is v e g e tab lep ro d u c t h a ss e rv e d itsp u rp o s ea n dd e c a y s. Int h isa s c e n s io nfro m e a r thth e ya tt ra c to ra re a ttra cte db yth ea to m so fc a rb o n ica c id g a s . am ole c u leo rg erm o fp h y s ic a l life . s o m eo n eo rm o reo f th ea to m sof a ir w ith w h ic hth e yh a v ea n a tu ral a ffin ity .2 -2 1 . T h ee x te rn a l fa c ts . 3 -8 .a n dw h ereth e rea r eth re e ro w s . b u ta ls oten dto s h o w th a tv ita lfo rc eiss u b je c t tom e a su re m e n t in th ep la n t. d e m o n s tra tedb y b o ta n ic a ls c ie n c e.2 -5 . Th e yh a v eo n l yre c e iv e d ad iffe re n t a n g leo fm o tio n .o c ea n s a n dri v e rs .a n dins ta n tlyavio le n t ro ta ti o na m o n gthev a rio u sa to m sisp ro du c e d . for in s ta n c e . b u t th e v a rio usc h a n g e sof a to m icp o la ritym u s t a ls ob ec lea rlya p p re he n d e d .A ss o m es o rt o fe xte rn a le v ide n c e .T h e yc o m b in ea n d lo- a n o th er tra n s fo rm a tio nh a stak e np la c e . it iso n e -t h irdo f th ec irc u m fe re nc e .W h e n th ev a p o r fr o m th e s ew ate rsisd raw nu p w a rdby th eh ea to f th esu n .w ate ro rm o istu rere c e ive sth e m .a fte r c o m b in in gi nth es u b s ta n c e k n o w na sw a te r. thep re d o m in atin gfo rc e sb e in go x y ge na n d c a rb o n.o r th e m s e lv e s a ttra ct. th ea to m sa rea c tu a lly th es am ea sth e yw e rep re v io us ly . th ea to m sof o x y g e na ndh y d ro g e nb yac e rta i nc o m b in a ti o np ro d u c ew a te r. an d fo rm as u b s ta n c ew h ic histh ep o la ro p p os iteo f th eir o rig in a l in fla m m a b le s ta te s . v iz . n o to n lyco n firm o u r a s s e rtio n . T h es a m ep ro c e s so fp ola riz a tio n isre p e a te d. th e yn o w as c e n da n dr e v o lv e inth e fo rm o fas p ira l.A lth ou g hd e c o m p os e d .a n dthe yb e c o m er e -a ttra c te d toth ee a rt h .F rom th isc h a n geo fp o la ri tyw eh a v ec lo u d s . 1 3 -3 4 . W h e re asb e fo rethe yro ta te di nac irc le .2 1 -5 5.a nin finite lys m a ll fra c tio nbe c o m e sd e c om p o s e d in toi tsg a s e o u ss ta te .a n ds oo ntoare gu la rs u c c e s s ives e rie sin d iffe re n t pla n tsw h ic he x p re s sthera tio so f 1 -2 . O n th es te m s o fp lan tsth ele av e sa res opla c e dth a t alin ew o u nda ro u n dthes te m . Ino rde r tou n d e rs ta n dh o w thev e g e ta b le e v o lv e sfr o m th em in e ra l. w o u ldb easp ira l. 5-1 3 . le tu sc a l l too u r a idthep h y llo ta xyo fp la n ts (a sit ist e c h n ic a lly te rm e d ). th esp a c eb e tw e entw oo p p o sitele a v e s isju s t h a lf a c irc leo r c irc u m fe re n ceo f th es te m . itslib e ra te d a to m sa ris einthe ir s p ira l an d . A s . intu rn. th isu n ionp ro d u c e san o th e rc h a ng eo fp o la r ity . b e c o m ea t tra c te d .. Inthisu n io nb othb e c o m epo la riz e d . W h e r eth e le a v e sa reintw o ro w s . th e n .U n d e r th ec on tro l o f ace n tra la to mo f fire .

re p tile . F ro m th e lib e ra te dato m so f th e lic h e n s p rin g fo rths til l h ig h e r ty pe so f th esa m efa m ily u n til th eclim a xis a tta ine d .a n dp e rs o n a l re s e a rc h . M u c ht h a th a sb e enle ft u n n o t ic e dh e re .T H EO R IG IN O FP H YS IC A LL IF E27 s o m eslig h tv a riatio n . w a tc h in g w ithi n te n s ein tere s t th ew e i rdb u tb e a utifu l tra n sfo rm a tio n so fN a tu re . a sth ea g e sro ll o n . T h u s . byah ig h e r an dm o ree the re a la ttrac tio n .A fter a g e so f de v e lo p m e n t.w h e n . an dfro m th es ee v o lv e .. th elow e s t fo rm of th elic h e n. s h o u ldb em a d eth es u bje c t o f th es tu d e n t's p riv a tem e d i ta tio n . a n dfam ilie so f ve g e ta tio n . c la s s e s .M A N . a n im a l. in s e c t.v iz .a n dla s tl y . w eh a v eM ano f to d a y . S p a c ew ill n o ta dm it o fo u r go in gin tof u rth e rd e tailso f th is e x c e e d ing lyin te re stin gs u b je c t. th ro u g hth em e d iu m o fw a te r. fro m th i so rig in a l fo rm d e v e lops p e c ie s . as till h ig h e r ro u ndinth eg am u to fb e ing . . th ep o la r iz e dge rm sb rin g fo rthth en ex th ig h e rf o rm o fv e g eta b lelife .a n da s till h ig h er g e rm o f l ifeise v o lv e d .V o lu m e sm ig h tb efil le dinre c ou n tin g th ew r ite r'sp e rso n a le x p e rien c e sinth i sd e p a rtm e nt o f life .

a n dtheIm m o r ta lity o f th eS o ul. b u th ek no w sa lm o s t no th in go fth es p iritu al p rin c ip lesw h ic h u n d e rl ieth isp h ys ic a le x p re ss io no fs e x. I. pre s e n t ab r ie fa p p li c a tio no f th ew h olea sit re la te stoM a n. N a tu re a rra y edh e rs e lf un d e r th etw om o d e so fm o tio n . b u th eis q u ite a t al o s stoa c c ou n t fo rs u c h "m o n s tro u s" p ro d u c tion s .a ndtou n d e rsta n dth e ir re la tio n toe a cho th e r.o re ve rc a nb e . th isb i-se x u a ln a tu r eb e c o m e s m a n ifes te da m o n gm e n .a c ti o na n dre a ctio n ." Th e re fo re .W h e n th efirs t p u ls a tio n so f th a t th o u g ht w h ic he v olv e d"th ed iv in eid e a "b e c a m em a n i fe s t. a sc lea rlya sp o ss ib leitsn atu rea n dfun c tio n s .m alea n d fe m a le. .s e c o nd ly . T h isi sth ee te rna l trin ityof life . tos e ethe ir p e rfe c t h a rm o n y . w ew ill firs t s p e a ko f theo rig ino f s e x .p o int o u t th e re la ti o no f th ese x e stoe a c ho th e r. third ly . in o rd e r toen a b leth ege n e ra l re a de r to c le a rl yg ra s pth ev a rio u sc o nn e c tin glink sinth em y s tic a l ra m ific a tio n s o fs e x. la s tly .H e ism o reo r le s sa c q u a in te dw itht h efa c t th a t i nth elo w e r s tra ta so f a n im a te de xis te n c eb i.C H A P T ER IV T H EM YS T E R IE SO FS E X It h a sb e e nw e ll s a idb ya nem in e n tO c c ultis t. "m a n ism o s t ig n o ran to f th o s e th in g sw h icha rem o s t m a n ife s t. T h e re fo rei t c o n ta in sa ll th ee le m e n ts o fs e xint h e ir p rim a l s ta te .a ss e e n inth eh e rm a p h ro d ite . a n dth a t. T h einfin iteo c e ano f fo rm le sss p irit w i th initslate n tb o s o mc o n ta in sa ll th a t is.a n dp rob a b lyinn o o th e r "m a n ife s te d" d e p a rtm e n t o fh isb e in gisth is tru thm o re s trik in g ly a p p a re n t tha ninth a tw h ic hre la testoh iss ex u a ln a tu re. b u th e isfe a rfu l lyig n o ra n t o f th o s einte rio rp ro ce s s e sw h ic hp ro d u c e th ea ctu a lg e rm so f life . th eU n iv ers e ." Ins o m ed e p a rtm e ntso fN a tu re th isistr u e . H eisfu l lya w a retha t th e u n io no f th etw oo rg a n is m sis n e c e s s a ry fo r th ep u rp o s eo fp roc re a tio n . oc c a s io n a lly. T h eO rig ino f S e x D e ity isau n ity th a te x p re s se so rm a n if e s tsits e lf a sad u a li ty . H eis a w a re th a ta n im a l n a tu reisdiv id e din to tw og re a t c la s s e s . w a s . a n d.d e s c ri b e .s e x u a lo rg an is m sa re th eg en e ra l ru le .H e n c ei t m a y b etrulys a idth at "m a nism os t ig n o ra n t o f th o s et h in g sw h ic ha re m o s tm a n ife s t.

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th e n.T h es e a ttribu te sh a v eno ta sy e tb ee ns u b je c tedtoth ereq u is itec o nd itio n s fo r the ir e v o lu ti o n . Inth is s ta te . It c a n n o tk n ow h a p p in e s sw h e nit is ig n o ran to fs o rrow . o f th eE go 'sc re a tio n. N O T E .w hic ha rere pre s e n te d inG e ne s isa sA d am a n dE v e .T h eyc o n s titu te th ed iv in e id e ao f the ir d e ific p a re n t. T h e s etw in s o u ls a rethea b s o lu te e x p re s s io nof th em a s c ulin ea n dfem in in era y so f w h ic he v e rya b s o lu tea to m icEg oisc o m p os e d . Inth iss ta te . T h iss ta te m e n t re q u ire ss o m es lig ht q u a lific atio n . th e re fo re . T h ev a rio u ss e rie so f s ta te sth rou g hw h ic h th isdiv in eE g om u s tp e n e tra t eino rd e r toe v o lv ei tss o u ls p he re . Abe a u ti fu ld es c rip tio nt h iso f th eem b ry o n ich um a ns o u ls .w eb e ho ldth es p i ritu a la to minits p rim a l c o n d itio nw h e re inth ep o w e ro fG odh a thju s t c re a te dit .a n db yth ein ten s es e lfh o odo f itso w nd o m in a n t fo rc e sv irt u a lly d e s troyh e rm a n if e s te de x is ten c e .W h e n th istra n s pire s . th ediv in eE g obe c o m e sp re gn a n t w itht h ed u a l fo rm so f itso w no rg a n icl ife .B u t th em a s c u lin ep o rtio nm a ya ttra c t it sfe m in in ep o rtio n o rs o ul m a te . ina la te n tc o nd itio n . kn o w in gn e it h e rg o o dn or e v il. s in c e it p o s s e s s esn om e a n sof a rriv in ga t atru ekn o w le d g eo f itsv a r io u ssu rro u n d in g s.a re th en ec e s s a rym e an sb yw h ic h th ein te rn al p o te n tia l itie so fs exm u s t b ea w ak e n e d . is av e ryra re o c - .T h erec a nb enore a l lo v e fo r th eE gow h e n it h a sn e v e re x p erie n c e dth ev a rio u sc o ntra ryc o n d i tio n sb yw hic hlo v e isd istin g u is h e d .W em ea nth a tn o fo re ig n o ro u ts id ein flu en c ec a na b s orbo ra n n ihila teth ese x u a lq u a li tie so f th es o u l. T h e yc o n s t itu teth esu na n dm o o n.T h es etw ins o ulsc o n ta ina p o rtio no f e a c ho th e r. re p e at a n yo f thed e s c rip ti o nth e reg iv e n . a n da ss u c hth e yb e c o m eth ediv in ee x p res s io no fL ov ea n dW is do m u p o nt h ise a rth .T h isab s o rp tio nho w e v e r.a n dthetw ins o u l sa re b o rn . th em a lea ndfe m a lee lem e n tso f it sb e in g .T h efe m in in era ym u s t lik e w isec o n ta ina p o rtio n o f th em a s c u lin eq u a litie sfor th es a m e re a s o n .3 0T H EL IG H TO FEG Y P T W en e edn o t. It isth e firs ts p ir itu a lA d a m . th e reis n e ith e r lo ven o rw is d om m a n ifes te dw ith in th eE g o .T h em as c u lin era y c o n ta in sap o rtiono f th efe m in in ee le m en tso r th e r ec o u ldb en ore a c tio no f itsfo rc e s . Th e yc a nb ene ith e ra b s orb e dn o ra nn ih ila te dbytim e n o re te rn ity . It isth ere fo retru e th a t th em as c u lin ea n d fe m in in eattrib u te sof th es o u l c a n n o tb e d e s troy e da saw ho le . T h ew is d o mo f th eE g o inth iss tateise q u a l lyla te n t. a n dw h e no n c eth e ybe c o m ed iffere n tia te d th e yarea se te rna la n dim m o r ta la sth eE G O w h ic hca lle dth e m in toex is te n c e . It c a n n o t fo rm a n yco n c e p tio nof re s tb e fore w e a rine s sh a sa p pro a c h e d . s o tos a y.b u t w ew il l a d dth a t it m u s tb ea s e lf e v id en t fa c t th at e a c hE g oc o n ta in s w ith in its e lf a ll th ep rim a ry e le m e n tsof s e x .

s in c e th e ya res elf-m a g n e tiz eda n ds e lf. T h efun c tio no fth es o u l ist oa w a k e na ndro u n do u t th o s eq u a l itie s a n da t trib u te sw hic ha rela ten tw ith in .S u chm a g ic a l ad e p ts b e c o m e th ec o n c e ntra te dc e n terso fs p iri tu a ls e lfish n e s s . th e re fo re. It isfro m thism a g ic a l s c h o o lo fth o u g h t th a t m a n k indh a v ere c eiv e dth ed o ctrin e sw h ichte a c hth at s e xiso nlyth ea p p ea ra n c e o fm a t te r. It is im p o s s ib le fo r th ea b s olu teE g o(t h etw ins o ul) tod e s c en d in tom o reo u tw a rd c o n d itio n s th a nth ep ara d is ia c a l s ta te .n oth in ginthism ig h tyun iv e rs e iss om a n ife s ta nds oe te rn a l a sth em a l ea n dfe m a l ee x p re s s ion so f th ediv in es o u l. F ro m th is p o in t itsj o u rn e y b a c kag a inistrav e rs e du p o n th eo b je c ti v ea rcu n ti l it re a c h esth e c lim a xo fm a te rial fo rm s . e a c h ap e rfe c t e x p re ss io no f th ep o s itiv ea ndn e g a tiv e fo rc e so f i tsb e in g . a n dy et th e yp ro fe s stob etheg u a rd ia n so f "th es ec re td o c tri n e "o f "th es a c re d s c ie n ce .S oi no rd e r toa tt a inth efu lld e v e lo p m e nt o f itsinte rn a la ttr ib u te s . a n da sw eha v es e e ntha t th e re a retw os e tso f so u lq u a lities .d e lu d e db y th e ir o w npo s itiv eid eao f N a tu re tos u c ha ne x te n t th a t th e yc a n n ot p e n e tra te b e y o n dth eir o w na s tr a ls p h e re s . th a t th ena tu reo fs existog ivep e rfe c t ex p re s s io nt oth etw ogra n da ttrib ute so fd e if iclife .e a c hc o ns c io u so f i ts e lf. W es e e.a ft e r p a s s ingth ro u g hi n n u m e ra b lesp h e re sa n ds ta te so f l ife . inth em in e ra l.L ov ea n dW is do m . e x p re ss e da sth em a lea n dfe m a lee le m e n ts . Th isb e in gso . to th es ym b o lo f its in te rn a ln atu re .e v e na s th em y ria dc re a tio n s o fs p ac ec o n s tituteth ed iv ineid e ao fth eD e ity .T h e s eo c c u lt p ro ce s s e s h a v et ra n s fo rm e d th e m in tos ex le s sb e in gs . T h e s ea d e p tsp ro fe s stoh a v eb le n d e dth e tw o . w h ichisth e tu rn ingp o in t in itsc y c leo f n e c e s s ity .b u tth e yh a v es im p lyp o la ri z e dth e fe m in in e .W h e no n c e th isdiffe re n tia t io nisc o m p le te d .a n dc rea te dac o n s cio u ss e lfh oo do f th eoth e r.e a c hu n i t isp ro je cte d o u tw a r du p o nth es u b je c tiv earco f th egre a tc y c le . its o w ns o u l. n o r rec e iv ea n ykn o w le d g ew h ic he le v a te s th es o u l t oh ig h e rv ie w sa n dtrue rc o n c e p tion so fG o d 's in fin iteres o u rc e s ." Inth i sla tte rc ap a c ityth e yh a v efo rm u la te dm u c herro n e o u sp hilo s o p h y . w h e re a s .o n eth en e c e s s a ryou tc o m eo fth eo th e r. a n dn ot as p iritu al re a lity .w h oa re n e ith e rh u m a nn o rd iv in e . th a t toa tt a inth ise ndth ed iv in es o u lo f thea b s o lu te E g ob e c o m e sd if fe re n t ia te da sm alea n dfe m a le .e a c h p o rtiono f th ed ua ls o u lm a inta in sfo re ve r th ep e rf e c ts y m b o l o f its in te rna lq u a litiesa n da lw a y sg iv e se x p re s s io n . in itso u tw a rd fo rm .L ik ep ro d u c e sli k e . th e n .T H EM YS T E R IE SO FS E X3 1 c u rre nc ea n do n ly tra n s p ire s inth ec a s eo f th o s em a g ic a la d e ptso f th eas tra l p la n ew h oh a v ea t ta in e dth e ir p s y c h o lo g ic a lp o w e rs b yac o m p letep o la riz atio n o fa ll th etru ly h u m a ne le m e ntso f th e ir in te rn a l na tu re s . w h e re .b u t te a c hth eex te rn a l m a s s e s th a ts e lf isth ev e ry d e m o nth e yh a v ec o n q u ere d .e a c hf in a lly re a c h esth ep o la r iz in gp o in t o fc re a tio n. th e ye x is t a sth ed ivin eid e ao f th em ic ro c o s m a n dc o n s titu te itsu n iv e rse . w es e e th eh a rm o nya n dth ep hilo s o p h yo f th etw inf o rm so f lif e .

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N e it h e rw e a lth .S ex u a lu n io nb e tw e e nin ha r m o n io uss o u lse v olv e sth es e ed so fe v e ry s p e c ie so f w ic k e d n e s sa n d s e x u a l d is o rd e r. th es p ir itu a l b rid e g ro o m .n o rw o rld lyp o s i tio n . o nth ec o n t ra ry . a n db e c o m e th em o th e r o f c h ild re n .T h ee xte rn a lh u s ba n do n ly p ro v ide sth ep u relyp h y s ic a l c o n d itio n s fo r th em a nife s ta tio no f th e s p irit u a lo ffs p ri n go f th etr u eL o rd .D is c o rd a n tu nio n sa retheh a r b in g e r so fs o rro w .c rim ea n dd is e a s e . W ea res orryth a ts uc ha d e lic ates u b je c t c a n n o tb ep ro p e rlytre ate dinth ep re s e n tw o rk . If a fe m a le s h o u ld m a rryu n d er th e s ec ircu m s ta n c e s .T here je c te ds o u l-m a te . as p iritu al ra p p o rt. an dth e ir b en ig h te d ig n o ran c eo fh u m ann a tu reu p onth eo th e r.D ee pd o w nw it h in th es ec re tc h a m b erso f th eh ea rt th eim ag eo f th el o v e do n ew i ll b e tre a s ure da n dits c o n tin u a l pre s e n c ew il l p o is o na ndc o rro d eev e ry th in g w h ic hp e rta in stow a rda ne p h em e ra la ffe ctio nfo ra no th e r. L e t tho s ew h od e l ib e ra te lym is u s eth e ir s e x u a ln a ture .w h e rev e rp o s s ib le . b e tw e e n th e m w h ic hn oe a r th lyp o w e r or d e v ic ec anb re a k . S u c hth o u gh tsa n d a c tio nsle a dtom a d n e s sa n dac tu a ld e a th. B yfa r th em o s tim p o rta n to f th ev a rio u s re la tio n so f th es e x es to w a rd e a c ho th e r isth a tw h ic hp e rta in s toth e ir se x u a l in te rc o u rs e . tos a ti s fy lic e n t io u sw ic k e dd e s ire s . b o thi np h y s ic a l te m p e ra m e n t a n dinm a g ne ticp o la ri ty .s ow e w ill on lya d dth at m a na n dw i fes h o u ldha rm o n iz ew i the a c ho the r.N om a rr ia g e u n io ns h o u ldb et h o u g h to fw he reth e s ees s e n tia lp oin tso fc o m p a ris o n a rew an tin g . a ndv e ryo ftenth ec h ild b o rnw ill re s e m bleth eim a geo f itstruep a re n t. isth ere a l fa th e r. T h ep ure lyM a rtial m a nw ill pro v eac o n t in u a lc u rs e toth ec o ld - . b u t it e x is tsw it h inth es p a ce so fh u m a n lifere a d y tos p rin g in toc o n c re te fo rm u n d e r th efirs t fav o ra b lec o nd itio n s . fa m e . U n to ld m is e ry .a n ds h o uldn e v e rb es e ta s id en o rc ru s h e db ya n y w o rld l yc o n s id e ratio n s .S h o u ldcirc u m s ta n c e s inlifeo r a n yo th e r m a te ria lc on s id e ra tio npre v e n t th e i r rig h tfu l un io n .3 4T H EL IG H TO FEG Y P T d iv in e re la tio n s hip . th e s e p u rei n tu itio n sof th es o u l sh o u ldb eo be y e d . th ef a c t th a t the yh a v ea c tu a llym e t w ill co n s titu teanin v is ib le c o n n e c tio n . it w ill fre q u e n tly tra n s p iret h a t th ea c tu a lg e rm sof s p iritu a l lifew ill b etra ns m itte db yt h isa b s e n t o n e . b e c a u s eth es o u ln e v e r m a k e sam ista k ew h e ncla im in g itso w n .s to pinth ede a d lyp a th .B u t.s uffe rin ga n dc rim ea rebo rnin tothew o rldth ro u g h th es en s u a ld e p rav ityo fm a n kin do nth eo n eh a n d . It m a yn o t be c o m ea p p a re n t toth ep ro d u c e r the re o f.c a nco m p e n s a tef o r th ela c ko fn a tu ra l h a rm o n y .T h e yc a n n o td e c eiv e n o r lea da s tra y .

It o ft e ntra n s p ir e sth a tw ef in dm e nw h oa p p e a r to p o s s e s strue fe m in in en a tu re s . a n dw o m e nw h os e e m to b em a s c u lineinte m p e ra m e n t. T h ism a yno tb ea n yf a u lt o f th em a no rw o m a n .T hes a m ew ill h o ldg o o dbe tw e e nn a ture so f th e E a rth y trip lic ity a n dth o s ebo rnu n d e rt h eA irytri p lic ity . isp ro b a b lyth em o s t tra n s ce n d e n ta l . th ev a riou ss e c tio n so fo u rs u bje c t a rec om p le te d .m a nm ayin c a rn a te inth efo rm o f aw o m an .T H EM YS T E R IE SO FS E X3 5 n a tu redS a tu rn in ew o m a n .a n de v e r yfe m a le o rg a n is m th ep ro du c to f fe m inin eq u a liti e s . a n dv ic ev e rs a . T h e fo rm c a n n ot e x is tw it h o u ta n in te rna lc a u s e . I t iso n lyana p p e a ra n cec a u s e d b yth ec o m b in e di n flu e n c eo f p re -n a ta l co n d itio n s .T h e re fore .N o w . th eu niv e rs ea n d th eim m o rta l ityo f th es o u l. am a le s o u l c a n n o t b eb o rnintoth ew o rld u n d e r th ec o v e ro f a fe m a lefo rm . A tru e k n o w led g eo f th es c ie n c eo fth es ta rsis n e c e s s a ry tod e te rm inec o n ju g a l h a rm o n yo r d is c o rd . an dth ein te rn a lc a u s ei sp o w e rle s s top ro d u c ea n ye x te rn a l fo rm a p a rt fro m th erefle c te dim ag eo f its e lfa n ditsf u n c tio n s . w h ic ho u g h t tob ea p p a re n t to e v e ryth ink in gm in d .W ec a no n lysa yth a ts u chu n u tte ra blen o n s e n s e isa l m o s t be n e a thth en o tic eo fa nys a n em in d.b u ta r ec o m p le te ly ig n o ra n t of th etru e lig h to fO cc u lt S c ie n ce . fo rw ea res e rio u slyin fo rm e db yc e rta in th e o s o p h - ic a lw rite rsth a t d u rin gth ev a rio u sin ca rn a tio n sof th eh u m a ns o u l w ith in th eh u m a n fo rm .T h eB u dd h is tic a lc on c e p tio no f m a na n dw om a nro u n d ing o u tu ntil s e xb e co m e so b lite ra te d . U n d e r th e s ec irc um s ta n c e sit m u s tb es e l f-e v id e n tth a te v e rym a le o rg a n is m isth eab s o lu teo u tco m eo fm a s cu lin efo rc es .a n dv ic ev e rs a . b u t th isis n o t re a lly th ec a s e . a n dth o s ew h om a k esu c h rid ic ulo u sa s s e rt io n sa ren o t o n lyb o u n d toth ee x te rn a lp la n eo fa p p e a ra nc e s . A sw ev ie w th eo utw a rdfo rm so fm a na n dw o m a nw ec an n o t fa il too b se rv eth ep erfe c th a rm o nyb e tw e e nt h ee x te rn a l a p p e a ra n c ea n d th einte rn a lc a u se .b u t it i sth ed is c ord a n tp o la r itie so f the ir a s tra l c o n s ti tu tio n s . N e ith er c a nafe m a les o u lb eu s h e re du p onth ep la n eso fh u m a n i tyim p ris o ne dw ith int h em a s c u lin eb o d y . It w o u ldb e th ee x tre m eh e ig h to f a b s u rd it yfo ru sto b e lie v eth at am a te rializ e dfo rmb e a rsn oc orre s p o n d e n c et oth efo rc esw h ic hc re ate dit. B u t it s e e m sth a t s u c hi sn o t th eca s e .T h e sea reN a tu re 'ss im p le fa c ts .T h e ir o rga n is m sa re th ec o n c re t eim a g eo f th e p rin c ip le sc o n c e ale dw ith in .a ndit o n lyrem a in sfo r ustoa p p ly th elo g ic a l o u tc o m e o f th ep rin c ip le so fs e xa st h e ya ffe c t m a n . a n ds te lla r p o s itio n s a tb ir th .

s ofa ra sm e rep s y c h olo g ic a l re su ltsa rec on c e rn e d . T os u d de n ly a n dc om p le te lys up p re s sth e ir n a tu ra l fun c tio n sw il l d oag re at d e a lo f p h y s ica la n ds p ir itu a lh a rm . It is o n lyon eo f th et w oe x tre m e s . Bu tw h e nth i sis n o ts o th e s es e m in a lg e rm s . a n dn in e te n th so f th em y stic a lm a n ia sa n ds p irit u a ls a tu rn aliao fp a s t h is to ry h a v eorig in a te dam o n gc e lib a te s . li v ea n dg e rm in a teas w a rm o fe le m e nta l life fo rm s w h ic h ro bth eo rga n is m o f apo rtio no f i tsv ita lity. th es e m in a l flu id sa rea b s o rbe db yth em ag n e ticc o n stitu tio na ndth ee th e re a liz e d a to m sh e lptob u i ldu pth es piritu a lb o dyo fm a n . a n do neo f th e s e la w sisth e rig h tfu l u n io no f th es e x es . b e c a us eit ig n o reso n eo f thep rin c ip a l e le m e n tsof o u rb e in g. a n dc on ta inth eve ryq u in te s se n c eo fh u m a nn a tu re . it isp u rely a rtifi c ia l. T h e re fo re . U p o nth is p la n es h ec a ng on of u rth e r. It isw e ll tore m em b e r th isat th e p re s e nt d a y . w em u s t brie flyn o ti c eth o s ev i ta l s e c re t io n sw h ic h fo rm th ep h ys ic a lc o n d i tio n sfo rre -p ro d u c tiono fh is k in d . asm a lea n df e m a le . b u to neth a t isf ra u g h tw ith te rrib led an g e r. T oo b eyth ela w so fN a tu reis th eo n lysa fea n ds u r ero a dtoev o lv e th es piritu a ls e ns e so f th eso u l.w e w ill t a k en ofu rt h e rn o tic eof s u c hm y s t ic a l fo lly .3 6T H EL IG H TO FEG Y P T d e lu s io nth a te v er o rig in a te dw ith inth eo rie n ta l bra in . th eo rg a nsh a v eth e ir p ro p e r fu n c tio n sa n du s eo rt h e yw o u ldno tb ep re s en t.ifn o tp a s s edo ff a m id th eo th e r se c re tio n s fro m th eb o d y . isa s u c c e ss fu lm e th o d.W h iled e alin g w itht h efo rm sa ss u m e db ym a n. It is am e th o dt h a ts h o u ld b ed isc o u ra g e din a ll c a s e sw h e re inth es p iritu a l co n s titu tio no f th e . T h es e x u a l o r g a n is me x is tsa s afa c to r in p ro c re a tio n. T h eh um a nfo rm . T h es e m in a l flu id sa re th em o s te th e re a lo f all p h y s ic a l s e c re tio n s. fo rb ey o n dth isl im it w es te pw ith inth es p a c e so f th ee th e rw h e re N a tu re c o n tin u e sh e rw o n d e rful e x p re s s iono fs e xin s tric th a rm o n y w itht h ela w so f c o rre s p o n d e nc etoth epla n e sb e lo w . n o th in gm ore . th e re isg re a ts p i ritu a ld a n ge r inac e l ib a telife .W h e nthes e x u a lo rg a n is m ise v olv e da b o v e th ep h y s ic a l p la n eo f i tsm a n ife s ta tio n . th ec o m p le t es u p p re s s io nisa lm o st a sb a da se x c e s s iv eus eo r lu s tf u l in d u lg e nc e .a st h e reiss o m ec o n s id e ra bled a n g e r of h is to ryr e p e a tin g its e lf .C e lib a c y inits e lf i sn o t an a tu ra ls ta te . b e c a u s eth e re a c tio nw ill c re a te v io le n t d is c o r dw ith inthee th e re a l co n s titu tio n. C e lib ac y .a saq uic km e a n so f a rtific ia l lys tim u la t in ga n dp rod u c in gc erta ins o -c alle ds p iritua lp o w e rsan dm e d iu m istics ta te s . th e re fo re. ist h em a te ria l c u lm in a tion o fN a tu re 'ss e x u al e x p re s s io n. th e refo re . Infa c t.

b u t up o na h ig h e r p la n eit co n ta in sa ll th ee le m e n t so f ag lo r io u stru th . e v e nt oth e ir s h ap ea n dth ef o rm o f th e i ro rb it. T hes u n sa re m a s c u lin e . ph y s ic ia n -li k e .F ro m s uc ho u tlin e se a c hm u s t ad a p ts u c hr u le sa n de xe rc is e s a sa re a p p lic a b le toh im a shele a rn sfr o m s e lf s tud ya n dp ra ctic e . th a t th ese x u a l p ro p e ns itie sa re s u s c e p tib le o fe x te n d ingth e ir v ibra tio n sto ah ig h e r p la n eo fa c tio n . th e n .h e n c e lia b leto e rro ra n dde lu s io n . m o o n sa n dp la n e ts . th e ya ret h ec o n flic t in go ff s p rin go fd is tu rbin gfo rc e sw ith inth esu na n dits p la n e t. C o n s e q u e n tl yn ob e in g . a n dre p re s en t th ec o s m i cm a les p ir it.s c ie n ti fic a lly . C e li b a c y . E a c ho r g a n is mre q u ire sa s y s te m th a t isp e c u liar toits e lf . e a c hs o u l atra in in g s p e c iallya d a p te d toth ep la neit o c c u p ie s .w es e eth e s a m eprin c ip le sat w o rkth ro ug h o u te v e ry d e p a rtm e n t o f th e ir be in g . So . It is u p o nth isba s isth a tw ea c c o u n t for th es p iri tu a la b s u rditie so f m a n yorie n ta lm y stic s . Inth isc a s e.T h e ir s e v e rea s c etic is m re n de rsth e m theu n s u s p e ctin gp re yof e v e ryim a gin a b les p e cie so fO c c ult d e lu s io n. T h eya reth e lo w e s t o rg a n ice xp re s s io no f p la n e ta ryl ife . T h e m o o n sa ren e ith e r th eo n en o r th eo th e r. . h u m a no rd iv in e .T H EM YS T E R IE SO FS E X3 7 o rg a n is m isina n e g a tiv ec o nd ito n .a n da ss u c hre p res e n t th e s ta te o f th eh e rm a p h ro d ite . th e p o te n t ia litie so f s e xs w in gt h em ig h type n d u lu m o f th o u g h ta n dm o tio n .m u s t o n lyta k ep la c ew h e nthea n im a ln atu reh a sb ee n e v o lv eds ofa ru pw a rdto w a rd th eh ig h e r p rin c ip le s .H e re in .F ro m thisit w ill b es e e n th a t no th in gm o re th a nth eg en e ra lp rin cip le so fO cc u lt tra in in gc a n b eg ive n . c e lib a c yb e c o m e sa na b s o lu ten ec e s s ity o f fu r th e rO c c u lt p ro g re s s . T h ep lan e tsa refem in in e . W h e nw ere g a rdthem y s tic a l ra m ific a tio nso fs e xa s re p re s e n ted inth eu n iv e rs a l c re a tio no f s u n s . a n dc on s e q u e n tly b e c o m eth ef ru itfu lw o m b so fp ro g re s s iv elife. A n ys pe c ie so f "f o rc in g " th ea ttrib u te so f th es o u l .c a nl a yd o w na n yh a rda n df a s t lin et og u id eth ev a rio u sp roc e s s e so f sp iritu a ld ev e lo p m e n t. U p o no n epla n eit b e c om e sad e lu sio na n dasn a re .p re s c rib efo r its v a rio usd is o rd e rs. A n do nlyth o s ew hoa reth e m s elv e ss p irit u a llye n ligh te n e dc a ns e eth e tru esta teo f th es o u la n d .U n d er th em o s t fa v o ra b lecirc u m s ta n c esit isave ryq u e s tio na b lep ra c ti c eu n le s st h es p iritu al n a tu reis s u fficie n tlya c ti v etoa b s o rb a n du s ethee th e re a li z e da to m sof th e s e m in al flu idw h ic hh a sb e c o m ed e m a te rializ e db ythem a g n e tic a c tiv itie so fO c c u lt t ra in in g . re n d e rst h e ir m a n ifes ta tio n sw ea ka n du n h e alth y .s ta rs.w ese eo n c em o r eth ep a ra do xo f tru th .b o thin m a na n din th eu n iv e rse .

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o b je c t iv ea n ds u bje c tiv e .b o thvis ib lea n d in v is ib le . u n d e r a n yc irc u m s ta n c e s . If y o ua ren o tp erfe c tlyc o n f id e n ta n dce rta inth a t y o u rs e x u al p a s s ion sa rep u re a n dre s p o n do n lytotha to n ew h o ses o u l-a ffi n ity y o up os s e s s .m o re te n d e r th a nh o th ou s ep la n ts . w h o .w itht h ete rrib le s u rro u n d in gso f th eB la c kM a g ic iana n d a lm o s t ac e rta in t yo f fin a l ex tin c tio ni nth ee le m en ta rys p h e re so f th es ou l-w o rld s . It is e ith e r h e a v e na n dth eu l tim a teg lo ri e so fe te rna lp ro g re s sio n .a n dt h e yb e c o m e th es p iritua le le m e n tarie so f y o u r ow nc re a tio n. T h e reis n om id d lec ou rs efo r theN e o p h y te w h oa im sa t th e p ra c ti c a l re a liz atio no f th eo c c u lt p o w erso fh isso u l.o n ly th e a n im a l p o rtio nrem a in s . T h ed elib e ra teu seo fs o -c a ll e d"C H E C K S "a g a in s tc on c e p tio n .b e re s o rte d to .T h em a no rw o m a nw h oc a n n o t lo v eisa n in h u m anm o n s te r. th es a m elaw h o ld s tru e . lik ep a ra s ite sw ill s u c ky ou r lifea w ay . b e c a u s eth eya refo rc eda n dre a redu n d e r a rtifi c ia lc o n d it io n sa n d .c on s e q u e n tly . fo r th es o ul c a n n o te vo lv eh e a lthyp s y c h ic p o w e rs w h e reth e ta in te dm ilde w o fe ith er lu s to r anim p u reli feis a llo w edtore m a in. a n dlea dalifeof c e lib a c y . It ison lyth etrulyh u m a n th a t ca ntru lylov e . lia b leto w ith e ra n dd ieu p o n e x p o s uretoth ef irs tb lig h ti n gc u rre n ts o f th eA s t ra l lig h t. le a rn a n din w a rd l yd ig e s t the s eg re a tfu n d a m e n ta l tru th s. a n ds h o u ldne v e r.o r it ish e ll a n d ru in a t io n . T ru ei t is . If p s y c h ic p o w e rsa re d e v e lo p e d ins u c hasta te .T h ep o w e rso f lo v ea n dh atre dinm a n. S e xisth eg re a tp rim a l la w o fN a tu re . a n dw o eb e toth o s ew ho s elo v ec an n o t ris eab o v eth ep la n eo f lu s t. th e na to n c ea n d fo re v e rd eb a r th ep a ss io nc o m p lete ly . th a t s o -c a lle ds piritu a lg if tsd on o t de p e n du p o nm o ra l . m a rk . li k efa m is h e dv a m p ire s . a re fe m in in ea n dm a s cu lin e . w h e nd is a s tro u s re s u ltsa lw a y sfo llo w .w h ic h isb u t th e la m b 'sc loth in g th a t i ll c o n c e a ls th era v e n o usw o lf w ithin .th e yw ill g e rm in a tew ithinth eo d y l lics o u l-s ph e re . lu s ta n db ru ta lity .is afe a r fu lc rim e .T hev ita lg e rm -s e e d ss ow a s te dw ill n o t le a v eyo u . Y o u r cru e la c th ass e p a ra te d th eD iv in es p a rkfro mth e m . th e yarea b n o rm a l a n dim p u re . Lu s t isth ea n im a lo r pa s s io n a la pp e tite . R e a d .L u s t is n o t lo v e . th ro u g hth e d u a l po w e ro f lo vea n dh a tre d.T H EM YS T E R IE SO FS E X3 9 F ro m th eP h a llic s y m b o lis m o f a n c ie n ts ex -w o rs h ip .a n dinl o v in gle tth e ir s o u ls tra n s c e n dall lo w e r p a s s ion s .b u t. w ithno th in gh u m ana b o u t it. e x c e p t th e o u tw a r dp h y s ic a l fo rm o fh u m an ity . th e reisn o th in gh u m a na b o u t th e m . m e res p iri tu a l fu n g i o f th es o u l.

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" N O T E : A t th etim e th e s eb o o k sw e rew ritt e n(1 8 7 5 -7 6) m o d e rnthe o s o p h is ts k n e w n o th ingo f th eB ud d h is tic a lth e o rie sth eyh a v es in cea d o p te d . T h es am ea u th o r co n c lu d e sth ec h a p te ro f h ise x p e ri e n c e sinthe fo llo w in ge lo q u e nt w o rd s . In o th e rw o rd s. O u ra u th o r re fe rs toth e re -in c a rn atio nth e o ry o f th eS p ir itu a lis tsof F ra n c e . it is th em eta p h y s ic a l o u tc o m eo fin te lle c tu a l fo rc ed e s t itu teo fs piritu a l in tu itiono r tru th . a re s u p p lie dbyth eo p p o r tu n itie so f fe re d th es ou l inth esp h e reo fs p i ritu a le x iste n c e . "a n ds u c h iso u r h u m b lein te n tio n . a refa lsea n d d e lu s iv e ?M u s t there s u lt o f o u ro w np e rs o n a l re s e arc ha n da c tu a l e x p e ri e n c e so f thes o u lw ith i nth ere a lmo fs p irit b ec a s ta w aya su n re lia ble ." s a it hth ea p o s tl e .d ea r re a d e r.e a c ha n da ll o f w h o m w e re s p e c ia llyqu a lifie d fo r res e a rc hb yr e a s o no f th eir o w ns o u l d e v e lo p m e nt.a s ta u g h tb ym o d e rnw riters .a n da d v an c e m e n t. b e c a u s eth eyc o n flic t w itha no ld fo s s iliz e d th e o ryo f s o m eprie s tlym e ta p h y s ic ia n s ?N o ts o . N O re t ro g re s s io n inth es c a le o fc o s m ic b e in g .a sa re tu rnto m a te ria l in c a rna tio n su n d ou b te d lyw o u l db e . It isa na t te m p to fe xte rn a lm in d toh a rm o n iz eg o o d . th em em o ryo fw h os eb rig h tn e ssw ill w a rn a n db e c k o nm eu p w a rd s fo re v er." T h ep ers o n a le x p erie n c e sth u sn a rra te dco rre s p o n dex a c tlyint h e ir re s u lt sw ithth o seo f th ep res e n tw rite r.IN C A R N A T IO N A N D R E -IN C A R N A T IO N 4 7 s p irit sa n db le s se da n g e lsg uid e dm ys o ul'sa rd e n t e x p lo ra tio ns . a n da ls ow ithm a n yoth e r tru e s p irit u a llyin iti a te dO c c u lti s tsw ithw ho m w ea reas s o c ia te d . ju s tice . "h o ldfas t th a tw h ic hisg o o d .th a t re -in c a rn a tio n .s im p ly . is n o th ingb u t ath eo ryo f th eph y s ic a l in te lle c t. th is b rie f s u m m a ryo f o u rp re -e x iste n ts ta te se x p la in sall th a t th e re -in c a r- n a tio nis tsh a v el a b o re ds os ed u lo u s lyto th e o riz eup o n .a n do u ra d v ic e toa ll s tu de n tss e a rc hin gfo r tru th . c o n v in c e dm e th e rew a sN O re tu rnt om o rta lb i rth . n o ts o .N o tu n til theT h e o - s o p h ica lS o c ie ty re m o v e dits h e a d q u a rte r stoIn d ia d idit g ocra z ya fte r In d ia 's s u b tle d e lu s io n s . W ere pe a tw h a tw eh a v es oo ft e ns a idto th o s ew h oha v es tu d ie d u n d e r o u rc a re . "P ro v e a ll thin g s .T h eu niv e rs a l a n dreite ra te da ss e rtio n so f m y ria d so f s p iritsin e v e rys ta g eo f ap ro g re s s iv eb e y o n d . "I h a v es to o do nth eth res h o ldo fg lo rio u s la n d s . C a nth e c a re fullyta b u la te dre s u ltsof a ll o u r un ite dla b o r sc o u n t fo r n o u g h t? Isit p o s s ib letha t th eu n a n im o u sb u t leg itim a tec on c lu s io n sof s c o re so f s p irit u a l in v e s ti g a to rs .a n dall th ed e m an d so fp ro gre s s . w h e rem yey e sc o u ldp erc e iv eth e ra d ia n c eo f c e le s tia l s p h e re s .

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IN C A R N A T IO N A N D R E -IN C A R N A T IO N 4 9 s till h ig h e r fo rmisb ro u g h t in tore q u isitio n . w h e nth e y re a c hth eE a rthw ill b e p u re ly im p e rs o n a l b e in g sa n dw ill n o t inc a rn a teh e r ea so b je c t iv efo rm s b u tw i ll p a s sth eir c y c lein th ea s tra l s p a c e s . int h elin k s . it m u s t a ls oh a v ep a s s e d th ro u ghc e rta inph a s e so f its e x is te n c eu p o ne a c hpla n e t tow hic h itsm ic ro c o s m icna tu reinth ee m b o d ie dm a ns h a ll b ea r am a th e m a tic a l c o rre sp o n d e n c e . Int h ew h o leo f th isc h a in a res e v e nw o rld sth ro ug hw h ic h th es ou lm o n a dm ig ra te s . im p e rc e p tibly . Ye t. a n dth esp h e rew h e reinit a tta in sth eh u m anfo rm d iv in e. inag e n era ls e n s e .E v e nt h ein s e c ts c o u n t. Ea rth .T h egra n ds p ira l o f itse v olu tio n a r ylifeisca rrie dfo rw ards lo w ly .a n d th es ta teof lifeto w h ic h it o rig in a l lyb e lo n g e d .a n ds oo n.b u ta lw a y sp ro g re s s iv e ly . Th u s . th em in e ra l a to m su p o nth isea rthw ill u nd e rg oap u re lyim p e rs on a lc y c leup o n V e n u s . th ed e g reeo f itss p i ritu a le m a na tio n . a rep re s e rv e dw ithm ath e m a tic a l e x a c ti tu d e .n oo n eform b e in gp ara lle lw ith a n o th e r in th eg ra n d c h a in o fc o s m icbe in g . T h e s es ta tesc o rre s p o n d.a b leto le a rna n dun d e r s ta n d . e a c ha to mm u s tp a s sthro u g ha n dbeap a rt o f a ll th e s es ta te s u p o ni tsu p w a rdj o u rn e y .F ire . th ro ug hth eh ig h er s ta te s . a n dth re es u b je c tiv es ta te s .N o t o n lys o . Th e reisn o fo rm to os im p le . th ec h a rac te ro f its g e n iu s. toth efo u r a n c ie n t e le m e nts .b ut b e fo retheh u m a nm o na d c a np os s ib lya ttainth ec lim axo f itsm ate ria le v o lu tio n . w h ileth em in e ra l ato m so f th ep la n e tM a rs. H e reit be c o m e sc o n s cio u so f lif e .1 -3 -5 -7.a n d fro m w h a te ve rp o in to r p la n e t it c o m m e n c e s itsto ils om ec o s m icjou rn e y .n o o rg a n is m to oc o m ple x . w h ic hist h e ir n e x ts ph e re . fo r th e in c o n c e iv ab lym a rv e ll o u sa d a p ta bility o f th eh u m a ns o u l initsd iv in es tru g g leso fp ro g res s iv elife . th eso u lm o n a dha sfo u ro b je c tiv e - s ta te s. w o rk in gu pw a rda n do u tw a rd . w es e e th ea to m of lifec o m m en c in ginthem in e ra l of th ee x te rn a l w o rld . th es e v e n thp lan e t isth ee n do f itsm ate ria lo rb i t.A ir. Inn oc a s ed o e sth es ou lm o n a dc om m e n c ea sa m in e ra la nd a tta in u n toth ean im a lo rh u m a np la n eu po nth es a m ep la n e t. . F o r in sta n c e .T h eo b je c tiv es ta te sa re a s . T h u s .e a c h initstu r nb e c o m in g m o reco m p le xini tss tru c tu re a n dd iv e rsifie dinit sfu n c tio n s.w h ichisth e g ra n d te rm in u so f itse a rth ly in c a rn a tion s . a sam atte ro fp u r ific a tio n a lo n e . an dW a te r. T h u s . T h ro u gh o u t th ee ntirec y c leof n e c e s s ity.a n dt h e nb e c o m e in c a rn a te dw ith in th ev eg e ta b lep lan eu p o nth en e x tp la n e t.b e tw e e n th em in e ral a n dm a nt h e reisape r fe c t sc a leo f lif e . It re s ts o rb e co m e sla te n t o ne a c ha lt e rn a tep la ne t. asp ro g re s s iv esta te s . th ene n te r in t om a te ria l c o n d it io n sa g a in u p o nV e n u s .

n e g a ti v es ta te so f itse m b ry on icb e in g . N O T E : W eh a v eo m i tte dton o te th ee x c e p t io n stoth eg e n e ra l law so f re -inc a rn a tio n w h ic hh a v eb e e nse t fo rth . a n dn e v e r tw ic eins u c ce s s io ntot h es a m era ce . th etrulyM a rtia lin d iv id u a l be lo n g stot h a ts ta teof lifek n o w n inO c cu lt p h ra s e olo g ya sF ie ry . w e ree v o lv e dth ro u g h v a rio uso rg a n icf o rm sd u rin g itsc y c leof in c a rn a ti o nu p o nth ep la n e t o fM a rs . C a s e so fs p e c ia l "M e s s ia n ic " in c a rn a tio nb ye x a lte ds o u ls .5 0T H EL IG H TO FEG Y P T v iz .O nth eoth e rh a n d . fo r th e s p e c ial p u rp o s eof e n lig h te n in gth era c e. C la s s I. th es ou lm o n a d . fo r in s ta nc e .b e c o m er e -in c a rn a ted . H e n c eth esto rie so f Bu d d h a 's n u m e rou sin c a rn a t io n sa rep u r efic tio n . T h ela w sw h ic hg o v e r nth ism y s te ry a reu nk n o w ntoa lle x c e p t th eh ig h e s ta de p ts .th efie ryc h ara c te ris ticso fa na tom b e lo n g in g toth a t s ta te o f lifec o r re s p o n d in gt oth eF ie ry trip lic ity. at th a tp a rt ic u la rs ta geo f its jo u rn ey . Ina ll ca s e so f M e s s iah s h ipth e s eg lo rio u ss ou lsa rec o ns c io u so fth e ir m is s ionfro m th em o m e n t o fb ir th .p a s s e dt h ro u g hak indo f im p e rso n a lc o m ai n s te a do f ana c tiv e e v o lu t io n a rylife. d u rin gits s o jo u rn u p o nt h eM a rtia l p la n e tw a sbu t littleattra c te dto th eM a riti a l fo rm s o fe x is te n c e .b o rnc h ild re n .T h e s a m esp irit isn ev e rs oin c a rn a te dm o re th a no n c e . a n im a la n dm a n .T h u s ." s a itht h ela w . th o u g hd o u b tle s sthe yw is e lyke e ps u c hp re c io u sk n o w le d g etothe m s e lv e sa sap ro tec tio na g a in st th ete n d er m e rc ie sof th ed o m ina n tp rie s tho o do f th e ir g e n e ra tio n . C a s e so f a b o rtio n .S u c ha nin c a rn a t io ntra n s p i re sa b o u t e v e ry 6 0 0y e a rs .a n dc o n se q u e n tlytho s ep e c u liar a n d e s p e c ia la ttrib u te sw e re"ro un d e do u t" up o nth ep lan e tk n o w nasM a rs .. T h isc la s sm a yb ec a ll e dc a s e so f c o n s c io u s re -in c a rn a t io n . th ep la n e th a dn o ts u fficie n ta t tra c ti v ep o w e r to p ro je c t th e im p e rs o n a l s o u l in to th em o reo utw a rd fo rm so fo rg a n ic b e in g . T h o u g hit isv e ryra r eth a te v e n id io ts a res olo st toa ll e x te rn a lc o n s cio u s n e s sa s tom a k ere-b irthn e c es s a rytoth em . W h e nw ea p p lyth es ela w stoex te rn a l lif ew ec a ng au g eth es o ul's p a s t his to ryw ith a na c c u ra c yw h ic hist ru lym a rv e lo u s .N a tu re s h u tsth ed o o rb e h in dh e r.T h esa m em a yb es a ido fe a chp la n e ta ry c h a r- . th em in e ra l. an dinfa c t g e n e ra llydo .v e g e ta b le .2 -4 -6 . n o th a v in ga t ta in e dc o n s c io u s ne s so fe x te rn a lh u m a nl ife . A fte r th eh u m a nsta te . T h en ex ts ta teis b e y o n dm a tt e r. T h ea w a k e n in gto c o n s c io u slifew i tha b ilityt oth in ka n du n d e rs ta n d isc a rrie do u tb y th es ou la fte r it a tta in sth eo b je c tiv eh u m a nfo rmo rs e v e n th (7 )s ta te .T h esu b je c tiv esta te sa re a s . C o n s e qu e n tly .T h e s e . C a s e sof n a tu ra lb or nid io ts . In fa c t. E te rna lp ro g re s s io nisth ean th e m o fa ll c re a tiv el ife . T h isw a sbe c a u s eth e r ew a sb u t l ittlea ffinityb e tw e e n its e lf a n dth ep la n e t.T he rea reth re ec la s s e so fe x c e p tion sinw h ic h re -b irth w ith in th eh u m a no rg a n is m m a yb eth eu s ua lc o u rs e . C la s s II. "O n c ean do n lyo n ce . C la s s III.aS a tu rn in e in d iv id u a l. or o fs till.m a y . T h a t i stos a y .

aru d im en ta l fo rm w ith ru d im en ta l fu n c ti o n s . It isa na bs o lu te tru th th a t. o f itsw i ld . w ec a ns e e it b u rs t forthtoth es u nlig h t i nth eg a rb o f th e lo w lylic he n . T h ep la n e tsa tap e rs o n 'sb ir thd on o tm a k eh im w h at h eis . an da sw ew atc hth ere vo lv in gs p a rk so f th em in e ra ls o u l. itstra n s ien t lifeth e re . "m a n liv e su p o nm a n ye a rthsb e fo re h ere ac h e sth ison e . T h es o u l d e s c e n d sinto e a rth l yc o n d itio nsd o w nth esu b je c tiv earco f th esp ira l. th em on a disn o t a c tu a l lyin c a rn a te dina n yform w h a te v e r. w h o s eg lo rio u s fu n c ti o nit isto c o n fe ru p o n th es o u l. s e lf-c o n s c io u s n e s s . a n dth u s . b u t on lya p a rt.N e wo rg a n sa n dn e w fu n c tion s a rea cq u ire dw ith e a c hb irth . te m po ra ry s h a p eo fm a tte r. It isth eb u tte rflysp rin g in g . T h ep ro c e s so f th em o na d 's d e s c e nt th ro u g ht h ev a rio u sr e a lm s . tob eu til iz e db yth eg ra d u a lly e x p a n d in g s o u l asam e a n sof fu rth e rd ev e lo p m e n t.M y ria d so fw o rld ssw a rm ins p ac ew h e rethes o u l inru dim e n ta ls tate sp e rfo rm s itsp ilg ri m a g e su n til itsc y c lic p ro g re s s e n a b lesit tore ac hth em a g n i fic e n tlyo rg a n iz e dp lan e t. " T h es p h e re o f re -in c a rna tio n . c o s m ic jo u rn e y . a nim p e rs o n al c re a tu re inw h ic ha p a rt. W es e eit i nth efire o f th e flin t a n da sa to m ice n e rg y . D u rin g th ep ro c e sso f th es o ul'sin v o lu t io n . It g u a rdsth es n o ww h itep u rit yo f th elotu s . th e ns u s ta in in gab r ie fs p ir itu a l e x is te n c eon lytob ere-b o rna g a in. aflee tin g .a sb e fo r es ta te d . tos u s ta in th es u c c e s s ivero u n do f b irth sa n dde a th s . Ac a re fu l s tu d yo f th isf a c tw ill d om u c htoe x pla inth ed ee p e rm y s te r ie so fA s tr o lo g y . Ine v e ry o th e rs te p." e m bra c in gth eb irthina ne x te rn a l fo rm .d y in g.e v e r li v in g . a n d re -a s c e n d s u p o nt h eo b je c tivea rc .a n d a n im a te sth ea ro m a ticg lo ryof th ero s e ." At th isp o int a lo n ed o e sth es ou lb e c o m em an .T h e ir la te n to r ac tiv ee x p res s io ninthee m b o d ie d in d iv id u a l re v e a l stoth einitia te dm in d th ew h o le o f th es o u l 'sp a s th isto ryd u rin g th ev ario u ss ta g eso f itsim pe rs o n a lp lan e ta rylife. o f th eim p r is o n e ds o u l s h in e sfo rt h .A t e a c hste pth es o ul b e c o m e sm orea n dm o re in v o lv e dw ith inth em a te r ia l.th e s o u lm u s tp a s sthro u g hc o u n tl e s sfo rm san dp h a s e s . th es a m es o u l's re -b ir thinah igh e ra n dm o re p e rfe c t form o f life . th e nd e ath .IN C A R N A T IO N A N D R E -IN C A R N A T IO N 5 1 a c te ri s tic .B e tw ee nth e s etw op la n e s .R e b ir thc o m m e n c es . i t isb u ta ne m b ry o n icbe in g .a n dth en .c a u s edb yitsc on ta c tw ith th eg ra d u a lly e x te rn a liz in gc o n d itio nso f th ed ow n w a rda rc o f th ec y c le .w h e n th eo bje c tiv em ine ra ls ta tei sre a c h e d . isre a lly c o m p ris e d b e tw e enth eM in e ra lp la n ea n dM a n . the yo n ly h a rm o niz ew ithh i sc o n d itio n s. a sa n im p e rs o n a l b e in g . isac c o m p lis h e db yag ra d ua l p o la ri z a tio no f i tsD e ificp ow e rs .

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ju st a sth e a c o rn b e c o m e sth eo a k . . F ro m w h a th a sb e ens a idth estu d e n tw ill p e rc e iv et h a te a c h ro u n do fh u m a n ity b e c o m e sm o r en u m e ro u s . h a v in gg o n ea ro u ndth ew h o le p la n e ta rych a ina g a in re a c h e sth e p la n e t . su b ra c e sa n dm in o rg ro up so fh u m a ns o u ls . ra c e s . a n dthela w so f i tsa ffin ity . T h ee m b ry o n ic .IN C A R N A T IO N A N D R E -IN C A R N A T IO N 5 3 T h issu b je c tw ill b ed e a lt w i thinth ech a p te ru p o nM e d iu m s h ip. o ffs p r in go f th e firs t.b u t th o se b e lo n gin gtoth e firs t ro u n db e c o m eth ep a re n tso r o rig in a to rs o f th e s e c o n d. T hes e c o n drou n do fh u m an ity .a n da s th eo a kg iv e sb irtht om a n ya c o rn so r e m b ry on ico a k s . sod o e sm a n .T h ef irs t ro u n dne v e rb e c o m esth es e c o nd . inh istu rn. C h a p ter IV . E a c hro u ndc o n s titu tesag re a t pla n e ta ryfam ilyw h ic hc o n ta in sw ith inits elf.0 00y e a rsa ss ta te dinLaC le fH e rm e tiq u e . A sth ep o pu la tio nin c re a s esth ee x p a nd in gm a te rial k n o w le d g eo fe a c hs uc c e e d in gg en e r a tio nm a k e sit p os s ib lefo r ou re a rthto s u s ta ina g re a te rn u m b e ru p o n ag iv ens u rfa c e .A t th ee x p iratio no fo n e ro u n d .5 5 2 . s o lik e w is ei s e a c hr o u n d . atrin ity o f la w s . im p e rs o n a ls o ul b e c o m e st h em a n . b e c o m ethem e a n so f g iv in g b irth tom a n ys o uls . d o e sn o tc o m m e n ceu n til th eh u m a nlife w a v e . C h a p ter V .a n dth e la w so f it sfo rm .T h e reis ac o m p le te c o rre s p o n de n c eb e tw e enth e tw o . E a c hr a c eo fh u m anb e in g sis im m o rta l in its e lf. E a c hsta tefo rm e db yth ela w so f itsk a rm a . th ep o la r d a yo fe v o lutio nisb rou g h t toaclo s ea n dthelife w a v el e a v e sth esh o re so f th ep la n e t. ap e rio do f1 5 .

k n o w no n lyb yth eh ig h e s ta de p ts . be c a u s eth e y. n o to n eof th e m h a sa n yc o n c e p t io n a sto h o w .s h ou ldb es o m ew h a t fa m ili a rw ithth e o rig in. b e c a u s eo f th e ir p rim aryim p o rta nc einre a li z in g .T h ec h a rg eo fs p irit u a ls e lfis hn e s sh a so f te nb e e nm ad e . th e b o tto mru n go fJ ac o b 'se s o te r icla d d e r. w ith inth es u ns p h e re o fc re a tiv e life . A lth o ug h . infa c t.W eha v ee n d e a v ore dto m a k et h e s ep o in ts a sc le a ra sp o s s ib le . th e yc o n sid e r th a tth efirs ts piritu a lm a nife s ta tio n o f th es o u l isa na rc a n em y s te ry . a g a in s t th e te a c h in g sof th e ir m a ha tm a s .w h e nor w h e re .T h eh u m anE g oistheo ffs p rin go f th a t c e le s t ia lh a rm o n y. T h eT he o s o p h is ts o f th eh u m a n re -in c a rn atio ns c h o o l.c a n fo rm n oc o nc e p tio no f s u c h as ta te . w h ic hisc la im e d b yth eB u d d h is t cu lt a n dth e i r fo llo w e rs a sth eo ri g ino f th es o u l's fo rm a t io n . the reisas piritu a le v olu tio np re ce d in ga ll m a te ri a le v o lu tion . u p o nw h ic h th es o u lm ak e s itsa sc e n ta n dd es c e n t.e v e n b yth eo s o p h is ts .h o w e v e r. th ep o in t i nth ea rc . on lyth eg rea t tu rn in gp o in t. th ed iffe re n ti a tio no f theE g ota k e sp la c e . th e yh old . th a n inm a tte r. isn o t s o . inth e ir c o n c e n tra te ds p h e reo f a b s o lu tes e l fh o o d . fa il toac c o u n t fo r th eg e n e s is o f th es o u lw h ic h th eE g oe v olv e s .b u t th e yfa il t oa p p ly .b u t is .C H A P T ER II T H EH ER M E T IC C O N ST IT U T IO N O FM A N T h erea d e r.A ll th ing so rig in a t ea sth eo bje c tiv eo u tc o m eo f th ed iv in ea n ds ub je c tiv eid ea . th a t. to ta l lyig n o ret h es ta te o fa n ge lh o o d . b ythistim e . T h e ya rep a r tic u la rlyf o n do fa p p ly in gtoo u ts id e rs th a t pro v e rbw h ichin tim a te s th a t th e re a rem o relaw sinh e a v ena n d e a rth th a na red re a m e do f in m a n 'sp h ilos o p h y .w h ilea d m ittingth ea b s o lu ted iv in ity o f th eE g o.a n d th e re isg o odfo u n d a tionfo r th ec ha rg ew h e nt h e ir te a c h in g sa rec ri tic a lly e x a m ine d . th a t. ad iffe re ntia te da to mo fd iffu s iv efo rm le s ss p irit.S u c ha s ta teisa sm u c ha b o v ea n db e y o n d th eg ra s pof th e ir m in d sa sthed o c trin eof N irv a n ai sb e y o n dtheg ra s po f th e A fric anb u s h m a n . T h e s ea d e p tso fth eB u d d h is t C u ltu s .o th e rw is e . S ofa r a sw eh a v eb e e nab letole a rn. n a tu rea nda c tiv itie so f th ed ivin eE g ow h ic hg iv e sb i rthtoth e s p irit m o n a do fm a n . th eyd e n yitsex is te n c e . inte llig e n c ea n d tru th . It w a sb ro u g h t intob e in gth ro u g hth ea ng e lica c tivitie so fp are n ta l s o u ls w h oa rere pre s e n ta tiv eo fL o v ea n dW is d o m .

ass o m a n yi g n o ra n tlyi m a g in e .o f b o n e s . If w e m a k eus eo fc e rtainp la n e sfor o u rs o u l' sa d v a n c e m en t. th ee x te rn a lso f theo u tw a rdbo d y . N o th eldto g e th e r a sam a tte r o fn e c e s s i ty . th ep h y s ic a l re a c tio no f itse the re a la c tiv i tie s . in th e ir tu rn .m a n y im p o rt a n t fe a tu resw e reo m itt e dw h ic ha pp e a r tob e lo n gtoth a t s u b je c t. i t w o u ldc o ns titu teth eb a s iso f ab s o lu te s e lfish n e s s .H e re . fle s h . a n dh air.T h e rei slittle w o n d e r th a t th ehu m a no rg a n ism h a sb e e n ta k e na sthefin itetyp e o f th eu n k n o w ninfin ite . R e -b ir thw ith inpro g re s s iv ef o rm sisn o t fo r th es olep u rp o s eo f e v o lv in ga n de n e rg iz in gth el a te n tp o w e r so f th eh um a ns o u l. Ino u r c h a p te ru po nre -in c a rna tio n . . a sfo llo w s . A . h e n c e .a n dm a na lo n ew a s th e s o leob je c to fd ev e lo p m e n t. a n dins u chp e r fe c t un is o no n ew itha n o th e r.W eca ns a fe lya ss e rt th a t su c hh u m a nex c lu s iv e n e ssis o n lyana p p e a ra n cea sth e rei sn o th in gap p ro a c h in g tos e lfis h ne s sinth e c re a ti v ed e s ig n . If t h isw e retr u e .T h eo rg a n is m so fh u m a n ity.h e ldtog e th e rb ym e n ta lb e in g. Ino rd e r top re se n t ac le a r a n dd e fin i te p ic tu r eo fw h a tm a nre a llyis. it o n ly fo llo w s a sam a tte ro f rea c tio n a rylaw (ju s tic e ) th a tw es ho u ldre n d e r a n e q u iv ale n ts e rv iceinre tu rn . an dh a ir. o b e y in gth es a m eu n iv ers a l la w a so u r s e lv e s. M a n . a n de a c hw ithth ew h ole . th e im p o rta n c eo f atru ek n o w le d g eo fo u rh id de no rH e rm e t icc o n s titutio n . asw eb e h o ld h im b ym e a nso fo u rp hy s ic a ls e n se s .a res ee ntob en oth in g b u t thec ry s ta lli z a tio n so f eth e re a l fo rc e . fo r th es a k eo f it so w ne s p e c ia l e v o lu tio n . w efindc o u n tle s s re a lm so f be in g s . b u ts im p ly a sth en a tura lo u tc o m e. g o in g th ro u ghth e ir c y clicro u n d s . b u tw h ic hi nre a lityb elo n gtoth ep re s e n to ne . an dind o in gs o . b lo o d . Aph y s ic a l fo rm fo u rfo ldi nitsc o m p os itio n .a s aw h o le . w ew ill f o rm u la teh i sH e rm e tic c o n s ti tu tio n.b lo od .T H EH ER M E T IC C O N ST IT U T IO N O FM A N 5 5 th ist ru is m tothe ir o w na u g us ts e lv e s . T hisfo rm . it is in fin i te lym o resou p o nth ei n te rn a lp lan e . fo rmth ee v o lu tion a rys p h e reso rm a te ri a lm e a n sb yw h ic h th e s es a m ere a lm sp a s sth ro u ghth e ir c y cle so fp ro gre s s iv elif e . E a c ho rg an icp a rt is s oe x q u is it e lyfo rm e d . If t h isb etru eu p o nth eex te rn a lp lan e . bo n e .c o ns is tin gin a g e n e ral s e n s e .w ebrie flyp o inte do u t th e a c tu a l s p h e reo f re -b irthw it h ino b je c ti v efo rm s . W h e nw ep e n etra teb e lo wth isp la n eo fa p p e a ran c e s .a p p e a rs tou s aw o n d e rfu l s p e c im e no f m e c h a n ic a l s k ill a n da rc h ite c tu ra l b e a u ty. T h e s ere alm sc o n s titutes te p p in gs to n e sfo r e x te rn a l hu m a n ity inits jo u rn e ytow a rd sth einfin ite . fle s h .e q u allya sim m orta la sm a n.

T h eb ra n c h e so f th en e rv es y s te m .s o m eb itte r. T h isi sth ep u re l ye le c tro -m ag n e ticfo rm . B .s p re a d in go u t in e v e ry d ire c tio nf ro m th eg re at tru n kline so f th ebra ina n ds pin a l c o lu m n. o th e rs s u lp h u ric .s oc a lle db e c a u s eit isc o m p o s e do f th em a g n e tic lig h te v o lve db yth ep la n e t.W ith th isslig h td ig res s io nw ere su m e . C . b e c a u s eth i sla tte rd ep e n d sfo r i tsc o n tin u ede x is te n c e u p o nt h ea c tiv epre s e n c eo fth ep h y s ic a l fo rm . or p la n e so f c o s m icfo rc e .T h is fo rm i su n d e r th ed ire c tc o n t ro lo f th em e n ta lb e inga n im a tin g it. It isg en e ra te dfrom th e u n iv e rs a le th e r of s p a c e . s o m eb ra ck is h .e v e n tos ty lea ndc o n d itio no f th e c lo th in gw o rna t th etim e . It d iffe rsu p o ne v e rys ta r . b u ts o m ew a te r iss a lty.T h ep a lep h o s p ho re s c e n t l ig h tp re s e ntsav e ryp erfe c to u tli n ep o rtra it o f th ep h ys ic a lb o d y . It isth i sd iffe re n ceth a tc o n s titu te sth es tri k in g lyd iffere n tq u a lit ie so fp la ne ta ryin flue n c e .B yp e rs o n a lity w ed on o tm e a nth ein d iv id u a lityor id e n tity o f th ep e rso n .s e em in g lyc o m po s e do fp a l ep h o s p h o r e s c e n t lig h t. T og iveab e tte r a n dtru e r ide ao f th is a lm o s tu n k no w na s tra l lig h t w ew il l illu s tra te . in s e p a ra blefro m th ep h y s ic a l b o d ydu rin glife .W h e n . T h isi satru th . T h is a s tra l lig ht d iffe rsi nq u a lity a n dd eg re eu p o nev e ryo rbin th eu n iv e rse . u n d e r s u ita b lec on d itio n s . ea c hc e ll c o n s ti tu tin gam in u tes y s te mo f itso w n . c o n s e qu e n tly .A na s tra l fo rm .T hisfo rm is e a s ilys e p ara b lefro mth ep h y s i c a lo rg a n is m . w h ic hini tstu rnh a sb e e n fo rm e db yth ec rys ta lliz a tio no f im p o n d era b lefo rc esa ro u n da liv in g s p irit e n tity . th ec a u s ew o rld o f th a tp la n e t'se x tern a lp h e n o m e n a .b u t w em e anth ep e rs on a .T h isi se x a c tlyt h ec a s ew it hth e a s tra l flu id . a n d .T h isas tra l fo rmp re s e n tsa p e rfe c t im a g eo f th ee x tern a lp e rs o n ality .W es a ytha tw a te r is th eu n iv e rs a lm a te rial flu id .a n dc o n s titu te s th etru eor re a lp e rso n a lity . It isth eso u lo f th em a te ria lp la n e t. p re s e n t t oth etra in eds p iritu a l s ig h t th ea p p e a ra n c eo fa n in fin i tu d eo f finep e n c il ra yso f lig h t d a rtin gin s tra ig h t li n e sw ithin c o n c e iv a b lera p idityto w a rdev e ryp o in t o f th ec o m pa s s . s w e e to r fr e s h . w h ile th efie rysk e le to ns h o w sth ein te r io re le c tro-n e rv o u ss ys te m o f th eo rg a n is m .A ne le c tro -v it a lb o d y .o ra p p e ara n c ea s s u m e db yth eso u ld u rin g its s o jo u r n-u ith int h em a te ria l v o rtic e s . e n clo s in gag li tte rin gs k ele to nfra m ew o rko fe lec tricfire .a n d it m a yb es a idtob e th ee th e r un d e ra c h a n g eo f fo rm a ndc a p a c ity .5 6T H EL IG H TO FEG Y P T isc o m p o s e do fa n in fin iten um b e ro fs e pa ra teo rg a nicc e lls .c anb em a d et oa s s u m e(t e m p o ra rily ) a n y id e a l im a g eo r form w ith intheg ra s po f th ed o m in a t in gm in d .

B u t. p e rfo rm sw h a te v e r it m a yb een g a g e dindo in g .u na s s o c ia te dw itha n yin te re s te dm o t iv e so fs e l f.T h eas tra l isa ls o s p e c iallys u s c e p t ib letom a g ic a lo p e ra ti o n s . It isth es e a to f th es e lfis h .T h es p iritu a l b o d y . bru ta ld e s ir e s . It isthew h ite ro b ean dg o ld e ncro w ng iv e nt h ee le c t in th eA p o c a ly p s eo fS t. th es u ffe rin g a n da f flic te d . T h ec h ie fp o in to f d iffe re n c ew ill .p e rs e.w h ic hc o ns titu te sthelo w e ra rc o f itsu niv e rs e . i t isth es o ul'se x p re s sio no f th eh e a v e n lyraim e n to f th ep urifie dm a n . A t th es a m etim ei t iss u s c e ptib letoa nyp a in o r in ju ryw h ic hm a yb e fa ll thea b s e n td ou b le .a n d c a nb e tra c e do n l yinth eh igh e r lin e sof th eh u m a nc o u n te n a n ce . G .T h ep u res p iri t e n tityitse lf. Ino the rw o rd s . It isth es e a to f theg o o d . c a lle d th ed iv in eE g o . th ela tte r .a n dc a nb etra c e don lyinth e lo w e r lin e sa n ds h a d ing so f th e h u m a nc o u n te n a n c e. T h e ir ac tiv itie sares tric tly c o n fin e d toth ea s tra la n dm a te ria lp la n e s . D .T h is isth e d iv in ea to m o f li fe .P ro b a blyn in ete nth so f a ll b la c km a g ic a l in ju rya re o p e ra te db ym e a n so f or u p o nth is e th e re a l fo rm . th ev ital s p a rk .a n do f a ll th o s e a c tio nsw h ic hs p r in gfo rths po n ta n e o u s ly toa idth ew e a k . T h is s o u l.T H EH ER M E T IC C O N ST IT U T IO N O FM A N 5 7 th ea stra ld o u b le isa b s e n t f ro m th ep h ys ic a lb o d y . It isne v e r in c a rna te dw ith in th efo rm un til th e s e v e n t hs ta teo r p e rfe c tm a n ho o disa ttain e d .U p o nth es u rfa c ethisd iv is io nw ill n o ta pp e a r tod if fe rv e rym a te ria llyfrom th es e p ten a ryfo rm u l ao f th eB ud d h is tc u lt .T h i sa n im a ls o ul isfo rm les sa sre g a rd sitss e p ara tee x p re s s io n . isafin elye th e re a l iz e do rg a n is m w h ic h inth em a jorityo f th ep re s e n tg e ne ra tio nis e ith e r la ten to re m b ry o n ic .T h ea n im a ls o ul isth a ts ec tio no f thea n im a tin ge n tityin c a rn a te dw ith int h em ic ro c o s m . th e r eisa ll thed iffe re n cew h ic h e x is ts b e tw e e nC au s ea n dE ffec t. ina p u re lya u tom a tic o rm e ch a n ic a lm a nn e r. if a w a k e . lo w e r th anth eh u m a ns p h e reb u t a ree v o lv in gu p w a rdt h ro u g hit f ro m th ea n im a l. as v ie w e d fro m w ith ou ta n dw ith in . i nth e m s e lv es .u n s elfis h .T h isb o dyc o n s titu testh eh u m a n fo rm d iv ineinth eh ig h e r s p h e re o f th es o ul w o rldw h e r em a nb e c o m e sth ea n g el. E . lik eth elow e ro n e . T h ea bo v ea reth ee x a c td iv isio n so f th eh u m a nc o n stitu tio n .T h ed iv in es o ul isth a ts ec tio no f thee n tityinc a rn a te dw i th in th em ic ro c o s m w h ic hc o n s titu te sth eh ig he ra rco f i tsu n iv e rs e.w h ic h a re . inrea lity . J o h n .n o b l ea s p ira tion s . is fo rm le s sa s toitss e pa ra tee x p res s io n . thec e n tra l co n tro llin gs p iritu a l s u no f th em ic ro co s m . F .

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S piritu a l fo rm . Fan dG . bu tg ra d u a ll yth ro w no f f. a ndth etru eE g o . T h ew ho leo f th e seth re ed u a dsa rec o n tr o lle da n dca rrie dfo r w a rdi nth e ir c y clico rb it b y th eD iv in eE g o . atota lo fs e v en .R e f ra c tio n . (E . A n ds om ayw ep ro c e e dw ithe v e ry s y s te m o f w h ic hw eh av e a n yk no w le d g e . S p irit . W em u st n o w b rie f lys k e tc htheH e rm e tic c o n s titu tion .a son e w o u ld q u a rte ru pa no ra n g e . a sth eya rere a d y tom o v efo rw a rdu p o nt h e ir p ro g res s iv ejo u rne y . T h u s . A n im a ls o u l . Fa n dG ).T h is isth em o s t p e rfe c ts ys te m th a t ca nb efo rm ula te dinw o rd sb e c a u s e th ed u a d st ra v e l inp airs .o nea g e n t (la w )a n do n ew o rd . C . th ea n im a ls o u l. (Aa n dB ). (C ). A n im a ls o ul.o r toam is u seo f te rm s .T h en . o n ep r in c ip le .E le c tro -m a g n e t icfo rm . N o ts e p ara te d .M a nc o n sis tso f th re ed u a d sa n dt h eE g o . G . T h eu np re p a re da to m sa relib era te da n dse n t fo rw a rd u p o nth e ir o w n s p e c ial lin e s . T h e ra d ic a ld if fe re n c e sa r ed u eto th e ir g ro s sm is inte rp re ta tio no f th eo n e fu n d a m e n tal la w . F irs t d u a dS e c o n dd u a dT h ird d u a d A .a n dultim a te lyno th in gisl e ft b u t th e trin ity . B o d y . (E.T h ea n im a lp ri n c ip le s a ren op o rtio no f th ep u rifieds o u la n da red is p e rse da ss e p a ra tec e lls w ith in th ec a u s ew o rld . th eab s o lu tea tom ics p irit e n tity. a to m b ya to m .A s tra l b o d y . th e th re ed u a d sa n dth eE goc o n s titu t eth efo u rf o ld m ic ro co s m o f th eH e rm e tics c ho o ls . F . It a ls oc o rre s p o n dstoth eq ua te r n a ryor fo u rfo ld c o n s titu tio no f th eK a bb a lis tsa n d th eG re e ks p e c u la to rs o nE g y p tianT h e o s o p h y .o r ra th e r th ed u a dE a n dF .T H EH ER M E T IC C O N ST IT U T IO N O FM A N 5 9 (C a n dD ). A s tra l b o d y . th e re isn od iffere n c eina nys y s te m . w h e nun d e rs to o di nitstru esp irit.b e c au s eth etrueE g oG d o esn o tb e c o m ea .T hes a m em a ybes a ido fth eB u d d h is t c o n s titu ti o n . D iv in es o u l. a n a s tra l o rm a g n e ti cb o d y .T h e tru eE g o .D iv ines o u l. Inre ality . T h e ya r ea sfo llo w s .P hy s ic a lb o d y .a nda ll g ro s sm a tte re lim in a te d .w h e nit ist ra c e dtoit s p rim a l s o u rc e .T heo n lyc o n tr a d ic tio n sareth ea p p ea ra n c e su p on th es urfa c e .d u rin gou rp u rg a to r ia lp ro c e s s th ro u ghth es p h e r eo fp u rifica tio ninthes o u ls ta te so f th edis e m b o d ie d h u m a n i tyC a n dDa reg ra d u a ll yth ro w no f f. B . (D ).w h ic hs ta n dinth e re la tio n o fR e f ra c tio na n dR e fle c tio n toe a c ho the r.E . F a n dG ).D .o n e tru th . th eD iv in es o u l.a n dth ediv in es o u l. A td e athw elo s e Aa n dB .a n dp re s e n tth efo u r fo l dte a c h in gof th eW e s ternin itia tes . th eSp iritu a l fo rm .c h ieflyd u etoanin s u ffic ie n tu s e . E .R e f le c tio n . w h ota u g h t th a t th e re isab o d y .

w o m a n . Ind i eg re a tm a jo rityo f n is o s . U n d e r th e s ec irc um s ta n c e sn o th in gb u tm ed iu m s h ipc anb ea tta ine d . T h is W IL Lis n o t.o n lyth ee le m e n ta l rea lm sc a nb ec o n ta c te d .c o u n tle ssm y ria d sof s p irit a to m sa ree v olv in g th ro u ghh im a n darea sin d e p en d e n to fh im . tob etrue .a n dit is a sim p o s s ib letop o int o u t w h e re it b e g in sor w h e reit en d sa sit i stos e p a rateth ec o lorso f th e ra in b ow .a sm a n iso f th ep la n e tw h ic hg a v eh im b ir th .W h ileup o nth e s p irit u a lp la n eW IL Ld e p e n d su p o nth ea ctiv ityo fth es p iritu al c o n s titu t io nE .A t th ispo in t. Afe ww o rd sn o w re g a rd in gth eW IL La n dt h eR E A S O N .W es h o u lds a y. it n a tu rallyfo llo w s th a t th estre n g th o fo u r W IL Lm u s t d e p e n de n tir e lyu p o nthec a p a c ity w ep o s s e s s fo r a b s o rbin ga n dre pro je c tin gthisp o w e r. I nfa c t. is .a sw eh a v es h o w n . tra n s c e n de n ta l . it isth esp iritu a l tha t re q u ire se v o lv in g . the n .s oa sto b rin ga b o u t th ee q u ilibriu m . inre a li ty . a p rin c ip le .H ec o n ta in sa u n iv e rs eof life w ith in h iso rg a n is m . i t its e lf.T h etruea n g e l re qu ire sth esp iritu a lu nio no f b o thprin c ip le s .n o t th ea s tra l. o fc o u rs e . th e n e g a ti v eo r fe m inin e .T h ep o w er o f th eW ILLu p o nth ee x te rn a lp la n ed e p e n d s u p o nt h es tre n g th o f th ee le ctro -v ita l co n s titu tio nB . M a n . Th ew h o leo f th elo w e r n a tu rea n d th ee x te rn a l o rg a n is m areo n lyth ev a rio u sre alm so fb e ingw h ic hth eh u m a n m o n a dh a sc o n q u e re da n ds u b jec te dtoits im p e ria l ru led u rin g its c y c lic jo u rn e y .T h em illi o n so fs e p ara te e n titi e sw ith int h eh u m a ns p he rea ren om o reth erea lm a nth a n th e fo rty m illio nin ha b ita n tso f F ra n c ew e re N a p o le o nw h oru le dthe m w ithhisim p e ria l w ill. istoev o lv eth a t w h ic histhem o s t la te n t. . T h etr u efo rm o f tra in in g . M a n'sW IL Lis o n ly lim itedb yh isc ap a c itytoa bs o rbth eo neU n iv e rs a l W ill.T h etrulyh u m a nb ein gisth em o s t in te ri o ro rs p iri tu a ls o u l. v o rydiffe re n t fr o m th eb e in gw ith in . th e nt h eh ig h e r or s p iritu a l w o rldw ill b ec o n ta c ted . ash ea p p e a r stoth eo u tw a rds ig h t. v iz . C o n s id e rin g th oW IL La sau n iv e rs a lp o w e r . th a t th ee x te rn a ls a reth e re fle ctio n so f tho s ee le m e n tal s ta te sm ou ld e dm o re o r le s sru de lyb y th eh um a ns o u la f te r itso w nd iv in efo rm .6 0T H EL IG H TO FEG Y P T p a rt of th ed u a du n til it h a sa s c e n d e dbe y o n dth e s es o u ls p h e re s . m a ni sth ep o s iti v eo rm a le s p irit o fth eE g o . it iso n ly a na c tiv er e s u lt. If o n lyE isa c tiv e . a n dw e m u s t clo s e .W IL L isu n iv e rs a l. If Ba lo n e is p o te n t.W ithinth ea s tral p la n eth ep o te n tW ILLm u s th a v eb o th o f th es e(Ba n dE) w e ll d e v e lo p e dtob es u c c e s s fu l.

M a nm a d ep erfe c t.T h isis th etru ea t -o n e -m e n t. th em o re s p iritu a l th eu n d e rs tan d in gb e c o m e s . isco n s c io u s n e ss .T h eh ig h e r th es o u le v o lv es .m a n a s.u n til p erfe c t ra p p ort w ithth ed iv in es p i rit is a tta ine d .a ndm in d . co n s e q u e n tly.a n da t th es a m e tim ebeav e rita bleid io t in as p iritu a l s e n s e . . T h erea s o n . T h es e a t or m a in s p ringo f re a s o n.a n dw h e th e r it w ill b eg o o d o re v i l.E v e ryth in gu tili z e ss o m ep ortio no f thisW IL L inits o w np e c u li a rw a y .a n dlike th eW IL L . isn o t ap rin c ip le b u t are s u l t. u n d e rsta n d in g . w ill d e pe n du p o nth e re s p e c tiv ea c tiv itie so f th ea n im a la n d d iv in es o u ls . o rm in d . in te lle c t. In te lle ct isth eo f fs p rin go f in n u m era b lea n dco n s ta n tlyc ha n g in gc a u se so rc o m b in a tio n so f fo rc e n e v e r re p e a te du nd e re x a c tly th es a m ec on d itio n s . n o tw op eo p lea ree xa c tlya lik e . i ss im p lym en ta lc a p a c i ty .V e r ym a n yin telle c tu a ls a res ta n d in gb e foreth ew o rld to d a ya n db e in ga c c e pte da sth eg ra n d re p o s i to rie so f ab s o lu tek n o w le d g eb e c a us em o s to f m a n k in da re w h o lly e n g ro s s e d inw o rld lyaffa irsa n da res p iritua llya s le e p.T H EH ER M E T IC C O N ST IT U T IO N O FM A N 6 1 m a tte r inra p idm o tio n . F ro m th efo re g o ingth es tu d e nt m u s tp e rce iv eth a tam a nm a yb e ap e rf e c t in te llec tu a lg e n iu su p o nth eph y s ic a lp lan e .

W en e eds c a rc e ly s a yth a tw e fu llya g re ew ithth eab o v ere m a rks o fP lato 'ste a c h er. "K a rm a isth ela wo fc o n s e q u en c e s . W h ilein th eb o d yw ea rec o m p lete lyfe n c e d inb y d e lu s iv ea p p e a ra nc e s . "It is th a t fo rc ew h ic hm o u ldso u rp h y s ic a ld e s tin y inth is w o rld . th e n . th es o u lw h e n it firs tb ec a m ein c a rna te dm u s t h a v esta rte do ni tsh u m a njo urn e yw ith o ut a n yk a rm a tos u ffe r fo r. W ea red is tin c tly .h o w i t firs tb e ga ntoc o m m its in ?F o r w ea re d is tin c tly to ldth a tw h a tw en o ws u ffe ra tth eh a n d so f o th e rs iso n l yaju s t rep a y m e n t fo r o u ro w np a st s in s . If. lik eana v e n g in gd e m o n .w es h ou ldb ep e rfec tlyfre ef ro m tro u b le. th e n . in fle x ibleju s tic ew h ic hm e te so u t toe a c h in d iv id u a l th ee x a c t s a m e m e a s u r eo fg o o dan de v il a t hisn e x tp h ys ic a l re -b i rthth a th em e a s u re d toh is fe llo w -m e n inth is . If th eh um a ns o u lo nlyre c e iv e sp u n is h m e n tfo r th es in sa n dw ro n g s it in flic tedu p o no th ersd u rin ga p re v io u s life . inord e r tore -p ro je c t th ep o o r u n fo rt u n a tes o u l o n c em o reintoth em a g ne ticv o rtice so fm a te r ia l in c a rn a t io n . at e a c hre -birthit w ill sin kd e e p e r." N o to n lys o .a n dh a d th eG re e ks a g eb e e naliv eto d a y th o s e p ro m ine n t in d iv idu a lsw h os o lo u d lya n dg lib lys p e aka n dw rite u p o n th es ub je c to fK arm aw o u ldh av eb e e nv e r yg re a tlyi n c o n v e n ie n ce d b yth eA th e n ia n 's te rrib lelog ic . s ayth e B u d d h is ts . s u re ly .C H A P T ER III K A R M A "If w ea ree v e r t ok n o w a n y thin gc le a rly.w h e re . th e n . w em u st b ere le a se dfro m th eb o d y .w eha dn o p a s t sin s .w a iti n ga n x io u s l yfo r th epe rio do fD ev a - c h a n ic h a p p in e s s toc o m etoane n d . b u t th iska rm aa td e athre m a in ss o m e w h e reor o th e rd o w nu p o nth eas tra lp la n eso f th ep la n e t. w ithitsloa do fb a dka rm ah a n g inglik eam i lls to n e ro u n d itsn e c k . O n eis n a tu ra lly le dtoa s k .a n dc o n se q u e n tly ." W ea re a ls ofu rth e r in fo rm e dt h a t "K a rm a isth ec o ld.itw ill ina llh u m a np rob a b ilityg en e ra teas t ill g re a te r lo a dof th isth e olo g ic a ld o g m a . a n dre g u late so u rp e ri o do fm is e r yo rh a p p ine s sinth ew o rld toc o m e . H o w th is m a ytra n s p i reisn o t v e rysa tis fa c to ri lye x p la in e d. th a tth es o u lb y its e lf m a yse eth in g sby th e m s elv e sa sth eyre a llya re.â o f m e rit a n dde m e rit". u n le s sth es p iritu a l Eg oc a nb ringit tos o m ec o n s c io u sn e s so f its fe a rfu llysin fu ls ta te." S o c ra te s.

a n dc anb ed e c ip he re db yth ep ro p e rly tra in edlu c id . K arm ac o n s tit u te sth es c en e ry .K arm aisth eo ffs p rin go f e v e ry th in g. th ep o w e rs o f P s y c h om e tryw o u ld b eu s e le s s . . w h ic hg e n e ra tesit. V . w e repe rfe c t.e . K a rm aisn o t ana c tiv ep ri n c ip le . s u n sa n dsy s te m s . IV . V II.d id th isa b o m ina b lek a rm ag e t as ta rt in th ew orld ?T h isqu e s tio nit i so u rd u ty tofu llye xp la ininthep re s e n t c h a p ter. It is b ym e a n so f th isk a rm a th a t th eP sy c h o m e tric s e n s itiv eca nre a d th eu nw ritte np a st o fs m a ll ka rm a s . O nag ra n de rs c a lee xis tsth ek arm a o fm o on s .W h e nas ou l le a v e sthep la n e t it sk a rm ad isin te g ra te s . T h e re fo re . II. H o w .p la n e ts. III.a nde v e nb ys om em e d iu m isticc la irv oy a n ts . th os eo f th ego ld e na g e . It isap ic tu reo f the ir a c tsw hileo ne a rt h th a t be c o m eliv ingre a litie s toth e m in th es o u lw orld . th e n . isa t ta c h e dtot h es a m e p la n e t.W itho u tk a rm a . s to n e s .R a ce so fm e n . V I. K arm aisa b s olu te lyc o n fi n e dtoth e re a lm so fth ea s tra l l ig h t. As o u l c a n n o t c a rryits k a rm aa ro u n d th eu n iv e rs ew ithit. s p e c ie so f a n im a ls a n dc la s s e so fp la n ts .o u rp a s t k a rm ac o n stitu te sth es o u l's p a s t his to ryint h ea s tra l li g h t.K A F M A6 3 ta u g h t th a t th ef irs to rp re -a d a m item e n.S eeC h a p .b u t.o nth ec on tra ry . a n dc on s e q u e n tly .T h eh a rm o n ie sa n dd is c o rd so fc o s m ic e v o lu tio nge n e ra teth eir s p e c ial k a rm aju st th es a m easth o u g h ts a n de m o tio nsp ro d u c eco r re s p o nd in gre a c ti o n s . I. pla n ts . W eh a veg iv e nage n e ra l id e ao f th eK a rm ao fT h e o s op h ic a lB u d d h is m . b e c a u s ethisa s tra l lig h t d iffe rsin q u a litya n dd e g re eu p o ne a c hs e p a ra teo rb . W h e nas o u l e n te rsth esp iritu a ls ta te so f th es o u lw o rld (w h ic hB u d d h is ts te rm D e v a c h an ). isa lw a y ssu b je c tiv e . II.e s s e nc ea n dm e n ta l im a g e ry o f ape rs o n 'sp a st e x is te n c e .. th ep o w e ro f itsea rth lyk a rm ac a n n e v e r re -a ttra c t it toe a rth .a ls oev o lv es p e c ia l ra c ia l ka rm a sw h ic hc o n s titu te th e ir a s tra lw o rl d . i. It isth ep ic tu reg alle ryo rc os m icp la yof N a tu re . itsin flu en c eo v e r thes o u l isf o re v e r lo s t. K a rm ac a nex is t o n lyaslo n ga st h es o u l. a n db e fo re re v e a lin gtheo rig ino f th isO rie nta ld e lu s ionw ew ill p re s e nt th eH e rm eticd o c trin eo fK a rm a . e v e ry th ingp o s s e s s e s p ic to r ia l re c o rd so f itsp a s t e v o lu tio n s.a n im a lsa n dm e n. e x is tsa s th e a s tra l lifec u rren tsa lo n gw hic hth es o ul h a stra v ele da n dw h ic hb e c o m ecry s ta lliz e d fo rm s .T h e re fo re . Th ek a rm icsp h e reo fa n in d iv id u a l' se x is te n c e.e x p re s s iv eo fth ea c tio n sa n dth em o t iv e s w h ic hp ro m p te dthe m . it is c ry s talliz e dfo rce .

w h e no n c et h e ye x is t ap a rt. u n lo ve lyp ic tu reso fe v e ry u n c le a nim ag in a tio n w ill ha u n tu s . b u t it is th e e ffe c t sw h ic ho u r a c tio n sh a veu p o no th ersth a t re allyp ro d u c e im m e d ia tem a te rial re s u lts . thisk a rm ab ec o m e s th eB oo ko fL ife fro m w h ic hall o u ra c ti o n sinth is w o rlda re ju d g e d .6 4T H EL IG H TO FEG Y P T T h elow e rc a nn e ve rc o n tro lth eh ig h e r.A t las tw es h a ll e n te r th es p h e reo fim m o rta l lifew h e reth o s ew h o m w eh a v e lo v e db e low m a yb ew aitin gto g re e t u s . inth e m se lv e s .u n s e lfishlo v efo r o u r fe llo w - c re a ture sw ill s prin gu plik e flo w e rsa t o u r fe e t.T h eo n lyre d e em in g fe a tu r ew ill b et h eg o o dk a rm a . It isn ot a na c tiv ep rin c ip le .a n dd e g ra d ep u res pirit to th elev e lo f ap as s iv eb ru te s u b s ta n c e . W h ile th isistruew ith inc e r ta inlim its b e c a u s ek arm aisb u t th e a s tra l re c o rdo f th ep a s t. u p o nth e in te rio r pla n e .k a rm aiss h o w n tob eare su lt. a n dinth is lifeit is u tte rlyp ow e rle s sto e ffe c t e ith e rg o odo re v il. A td e ath .a nds e to u rv erys o u lsa f la m ew itht h ec o n s c io us n e s s o fe v eryin ju s ticea n dw ro n gw eh a v ec o m m itte d . Fo r in s ta n c e. T oa s se rt th a tp as t fo s s iliz edk a rm ac a n re -a ttra c t th es o u l f ro m th e re a lm so fs p iritua lh a p p in e s sa n dre -p roje c t it in t oth em ire o fe a rth isto e x a lt m a tter toth eth ro n eo fD e it y . N a tu ren e ve ry e tm a d e am is ta k e . th a tc an . a lw a y sa tw o rk . F ro m th ea b o v es ev e ns ta te m e ntsit w ill b es e e nth at th eH e rm etic in itiate sa s s e rt th a tk a rm ai sn o t th eprim a ryla wo fc o n s e q u en c e sa n d d e s tiny . Bu t.w ea re s u rro u n d e dbya n dc o m p elle dtoe x is tw ith inou r o w nk arm a . sofa ra so ur d e s tin yi sc o n c e rn e du p o nth e e x te rna lp la n e . re -a d ju s tin g N a tu re'srid ic u lou sm is ta k e s . Th ep re c is ee ffe c tw h icha n ya c tionw ill h a v ede p e n d se n ti re lyu p o nthep e c u lia r m e n ta ls ta te ss u rro u n din g u sa t th etim ea ndo u ro w ninte n tio n s . O n th ec on tra ry . a ll o u r true . W eh a vea s s e rte d th a tk a rm ai su tte rlypo w e rle s sto e ffe c t e ith e r g o o do re vil ins ofa r a sth em a te ria ld e s ti n yisc o n c ern e d . T h e fo u l.b ringh a p p i n e s sor m is e ry .W ea re fo rc e db yt h ela w so f m a g n e tica f fin itytow o rk o u to ur o w nre d e m p tio n . th ek in du n s e lfis h th o u g h tsa ndn o b le a s p iratio n sw eh av ee v o lv e d . th a t is . ino n ea geit . be n e fit o rm is fo rtu n eto th ep e rs o n.u p o no r w ith in th ea stra ls p h e re o f th ed is em b o d ie ds o ul w o rld . y et th iss ta te m e n t re q u i re se x p la n atio n . a n dh e lpto a ida n d b rig h te no u rp a th u p w a rda n do n w a rdth rou g hth es p he re so fp u ri fic a ti o na n dp u rga to ry . th es ub je c tiv eo utc o m eo f in n u m era b lela w sa n dfo rc e s .e v e r fa c etofa cew ithth eg rim id o ls o fo u r e a rth l yp a s t. It is n o t th ea c t io n sw ec o m m it.

w h e re a b s o lu te ju s ticeisth eu niv e rs a l la w . u n t il. B u t inthed e fin itio no fB u d d h ism . h o w e v e r. an da re c o m p lete lyig n o ran to f th efac t.a n dk n o w sth etr u ew h ya n dw h e re fo reof itss u fferin g . H o w c a n th ea v e ra gem o rta lw ork o ff h i sb a dk a rm aw h e nh ed o esn o tk n o wth a th eh a sa n y . n o t. tha t th eres u lt o fa n ya c tio nu p o n th em a te ri a lp la n ed ep e n d su p o n th e p h y s ica l.b u ta t a n o th e rp erio ds u c han a c tio nw ill b efollo w e db ya n in d ig n a n t s p irit o f pu b licre s e ntm e n t.n o r w h a t heisw o rk inga n ds u ffe r in gfo r?If w ec ru e lly a b u s ead og w h e ni t isfu ll gro w nfo rs o m eo ffe n s eco m m itte dw he nap u p p y . w h od ie ss u rro u n de db ya ll thep o m pa n dv a n ityo f pu b licw o rs hip . it w o u ld b ec o n s id e re da no u tra ge o u sp ie c eo fc ru e lty . w it h inth ea s t ra ls o u lw orld .b u t it h a sa ls o th ec e rta in h o p eo f fi n a le m a n c ipa tio n .K A R M A 6 5 m a yb ec o n s id e re d av e rym e ri to rio u sa c t io ntoro a st ap o o rh elp le s s m e d iu mu n d e r th en a m eo f aw i tc h . N o to nlys o . a n dc o n s t itu te dth eg re a te r p a rt of h isk a rm a.T h ep ra is e w o rt h ya c tio n so fo n e a g eb ec o m eth ec r im in a la c ts o fa n o th e r. "th o uh a st p a idth eu tte rm o s t fa rth in g . T h es am em a yb esa ido f in fli c tin gp u n ish m e n tu p o n th em a te rial .B u t if lo v eo f fa m e a n dm artia lg lo ry w e reh isc hie fm o tiv e s. T he ya reu s h e re din toth ew o rldfo r th ep u rp o s eo f u n d e rgo in gth efi e ryto rm e n ts o f th e ir oldfo s s ilize dk a rm a . a sth epa ra b les a y s. ab lo ods ta in e dm u rd e re r. ist h etru tha ndju s tic eof N a tu re 's la w sre v e a le d. Inth e ir o u tra g e o u ss c h e m eo f es o te ricp h i lo s o p h y . b e c a u s ethe d o gw ou ldb ep e rf e c tlyig n o ran to fw h a t th ep u n is h m e n tw a sfo r.m i llio n s o fs o ulsu p o nth ee a rtha repe rfe c tlyign o ra n to fw h a t th e ya re s u ffe r in gfo r. W es e e . w h ofo u gh ta g a in s t c ru e l o p p re ss io ns im p ly fo r th elo vea n dlib e r tyo fh isco u n trya n dp e o p le . T h is isn o t th ec a s e . ho w e v e r. a n da ss u c hh em u s tw o rk o u th iso w n s a lv a t io na m idtr ia la n ds u ff e rin g . m o ra l. T h erea d e rw ill no tic eth a t i nth eH e rm eticd e fin it io n so fk a rm a . th isju stic eisa b so lu te ly w a n ting . th e n . a n da te rrib lep en a ltyw ill beim p o s e dbyth ela w of th es ta te to s a tis f yth ep u b li cs e n s eo fju s tic e . m e n ta la n dsp iritu a ld ev e lo p m e n t of th era c e . the re fo re . h isc on s c ie n c ew i ll d e a lv e ry lig h tlyw i thh im . c o m e s fa c etofa cew ithth ef e a rfu l re a l ityth a th e is .n e v e rt h e le s s .a n d th ec o n s c io u s n e s so f h is e a rth l ya c tio n s . th e ns om uc hth ew o rsefo rh im . If h ew a sa tru ep a triot.H is p u rg a to ria l s ta tew ill d e p e n d inagre a tm e a s u r eu p o nh ism o tiv e s ." H e re in. T h em ig h ty h e roo f a th o u s a n dfi g h ts . th es ou lw h e nw o rk in go u t its p a s t in iq uitie sisp erfe c tlyc o ns c io u s o f its ta s k .

h o w m u c hm o res e v e re m u s tb eth ec o n d e m n a tiono f th a tju s tic ew h ich isd ivin e ? A t th i ss ta g eo f o u rs u b je c t.W he no u re a rt hre a c h e st h ee q u in o c t ia l p o in ts o f th ey e ar.F o ra ll p ra c tic a lp u rp o s e s . "if h u m a ns u ffe rin gi sn o t th eres u lt o fp rev io u sk a rm a.a n dc o ns e q u e n tlyse p a ra ten a t io n a l in te res tsb e g a nt oe v o lv e . th e ir p en e tra tiv epo w e rw a sv ery s m a ll. a n das til l g re a te r in c re as eo fs e lf. b u t be c o m e sd ia bo lic a l in jus tic e . th a to f th eS ilv e rA g e .c on s e q u e n tl yb e c a m em ored e n s ea n d le s ss e n s i tiv e .h u m a n s u ffe r in gisth e re s u lt o f inn u m e ra b lel a w s .T h e re a d e rs h o uld e v e rre m e m b e r th at n op u n is h m e n t isju s t. it is th es a m ew i thth ep ro g re s so fm a na ro u n dth ec y c le . T h e yw e re ap u re lye th e re a l ra c eo f b e in g s. t h e yw e rec orre s p o n d in gly s im p le. th e yliv eda nid e a l l ifea m ids em i-s p iritu al s u rro u n d in g s . f ro m th en a t io n a lw a sev o lv e d . If th isistrue .w h ic h inth e ir a ctio n a n drea c tio np ro du c ed is c o rd a tc e rta in in te rv a lsi nth es c a le o f h u m a nd e v e lo p m e n t. n o rc a nt h e yb es a id toh a v eb e enre a llyinc a rn a te din g ro s s m a tte r a ta ll.in te re s tw a se v o lv e d .e m ig ra tio n sa n dpa rtin g sto okp la c eb e tw e e nw h a t ha d p re v iou s lyb e e na u n ite dp e o ple . s to rm sa ndte m p e s ts a b o u n d . th e ym a yb ec las s e d u n d e r tw oh e a d sasp rim a rya nds e c o n d a ry. H e re it w a s. re q u ire sd if fe re n te x tern a lc o n d it io n sino rde r to e v o lv e itsc h ie f a ttrib u te s . T h es ec o n dra c e . th ou g hh ig h lysp iritu a l.T o w a r dth ete rm in a tio nof th isra c e. h e n c e . th es tu d e nt w ill d o u btle s sa s k .T h efi rs to rp rim a l ra c e w e ret h o s eo f th eG o ld e nA g e . w h a t ist h ere a l c a u s eo fs om u c hm is e ryinthew o rld ? " Toth isw er e p ly . F or th isre a s on . th a t th e firs tm u rm u r in g so f am e n ta ls to rmb e g a ntom a n ife s t th e m s elv e s . a n dth eb eg in n in go f th eth irdor C o p p e rA ge .U p onah ig h e r p la n e . a n dc a n n ot b es tric tl yc la s s ifiedw ithw h a t w ek n o w o f h u m a n ity.E a chro u n da n de a c hra c eo f th ero u nd o fh u m a nb e in g s . T h ep rim aryc a u s eis th a t of ra c ia le vo lu tio n .w h e nth eo n ep u n is h ed isig no ra n to f thec a u s e .P u nis h m e n tu n de rs u c hc ir c u m s ta n c e sn o t o n lyce a s e stob e ju s t. fo re a c hrou n da n dra ceb e c o m ethe s p e c ial m e a n sb yw h ic hac e rt a ino n eo f th es o u l's a ttrib u te s is ro u n d edo u to rd ev e lo p e d . a n dth e ir b o d ie s .W ith th e C o p p e r A g era c ea s till fu rthe rd e s c e n t to o kp la c e .T h ec o m m o n ju s ticeo fh u m a n i tyc o n d e m n ss u c hap ro ce e d in g .L e t u sillu s tr a te .6 6T H EL IG H TO FEG Y P T m a nfor s o m efo rgo tte no ffe n seo fh isinfa n c y . th e e q u a tor o fo u r rac ia la rcw a s re a c h e din th ed e s c e nd in gs c a le . p e n e tra te dd e e p e r in to m a tte r th a nth e ir G o ld e nA g e fo re fa th e rs.

T h efifth ra c eisc o m in gtoac lo s e . an ds o lv eth em a n yh id d enm y s te rie so f life . o f afie rce d e m o c ra c yb a ttlingfo r th ed iv in erig h ts o fm a na g ain s tu s u rp ed a u th o r ity . re a c h esu ptoth ee q u in o c tial lin eo fth e m e n ta l a rcinth ea s c e n d in gsc a le . It is th es tru g g l eo f th e o p p re ss e da g a in s t th eo p p re s so r.a n dth ep e o p lew e re h e lp le s san do p p re s s ed . T h efifth ra c e .a n da l re a d yfo re ru n n e rs o f th es ix thra c ea rea m o n gt h ep e o p le .b ut th ee ffe c t so f th a t su ffe rin ga r eine x a c t fu lfillm e n t .a n d le a rntoco n s c io u s ly u s eit inth eir d a ilyli v e s . A ll iss tri fea n dtu rm o il.b u t it isth es to rmo fw a ra n db lo o d s h e d . As p ir itu a l.T h at istos a y. s p irit c a nd e s c e ndn olo w e r.T h e yw i ll in tu itive lyk n o w a th in gw ith ou ta n y m a te ri a le v id e n c e tos u p p o rt th e ir k n o w le d g e .T h isw asth etu rn in gp o in to f th e s e v e n ra c e sw h e reinth es o u l a tta in sits g re a te s t pe n e tra tin gp o w e r. As till furth e rd e s c en ta n d w ec o m etoth efou rthra c e .a n d th ew ea kg ra d u a ll ys a n kin to s u b je c tio n . an d th ere-a c tio n so f h isa n im a l n a tu re . Se e L aC lef. m a nm a k e s th e c o n d it io n sth a t aren e c e s s a ry fo rh isp ro g re s sb yalte rn a te ly s tru g g lin g w ithan dy ie ld in g toh iso w na n im a ld e s i re s . W ea rea t th ep re s e n td a yp a s s in gthro u g hth is fe a rfu le q uin o c ia l p e rio d.b e g in n in ga t th ee ndo f th efou rth .b e c a u s ea s p iritu a l p e rio do f l ig h th a dp re c e d e d th a t era . in telle c tu a la n ds c ie n tific a w a k e n in g isn o w ta k in g p la c e . C h a p te r V I.a n dco n s e q u e n tly a n o th e rs to rm y p e rio dc o m m e n c e s . Th es ta teo f s u ffe rin gde p e n d su p o n th era c e .th eb o tto m ru n ginth ec y c licla d de r.K A R M A6 7 th a t of th efa m il y . K in g sa n dt h e ir p rie s t lyc o u n s e ll o rs b e c a m e tru ed e s p ots .B u t for th isn a turea n d th ee xp e rie n c ethes o u lg a in s th e re b y . T h es ec o n d a ryc a us e so fh u m a ns u ffe rin ga rem a n 'si g n o ra n c e . It is th u sb e c a u s e th eIro nAg eo fo p p res s io nh a spre c e d e d it. a id in gint h es p re a dof g lo riou stru th . W h ile th es cie n tificw orldisp ro d uc in gm ira c le sinth e ir e ffo rtsto a n n ih ila te tim ean ds p a c e . th es tro n gbe g a ntoa s se rt th e ir gre a te r fo rce .p e r c e p tionth ro u g hsp iritu a ls e ns a tio n . a n d fitting lyk n o w nasth eIro nAg e . a s b e fo re s ta te d . N e x t co m e sah ig he re v o lu tio n.K in g sa s ce n d e dth ro ne sa n ds a c erd o ta ls y s te m s w e ref o rm u la te d . It isno t th eg e n t lem e n ta l sto rm o f th eS i lv e re q u in ox .m a te ria l in ca rn a tio nm ig h tb e d is p e ns e dw ith . T h es ix t hra c eo f hu m a nb e in g sn o w e x te rna l iz in gh e reo nth ee a rthw ill d e v e lo pin tu itio na sa s ix ths e n se .y e tw ill fin dthetru th u p o nap p lic a tio no rv e rific a t io no f th e in fo rm a tio n re c e iv e d . A ll p e o p leso f th ew o r lda res e e kin gtru than dju s tic e .

. Ins p i teo f th ea pp a re n t fa c t th a ta ll f o rc e sa reev e rs triv ing fo re qu ilib riu m . It ison lyaq u e s t io no fp e r s o n a l o p in io na s tow h ic ho f th etw ois th eb e s ta ndw is e s t.T o e v e ry a c tio nth e r eisa ne q u al a n do p p o sitere a c tion . m a k in gallo w a n c efo r th ep la n e so f lifeo cc u p ie db yea c h .T h is la w isa b s olu te . b e th ec a u s e sa n dc o n s e q ue n c e sw h a t th e y m a yin th islife . If s u ff e rin gisn e ce s s a rytoen a b leh im t oa c c o m p lishth is . an dth ep a s t c a nb em e as u re da t itstr u ew o rth . m a n 'sc a p a c i tyfo ru til iz in gth egre a tw ill-f o rc eo f th ec os m o s . a n dg a in in ga ll th ee xp e rie n c e p o s s ible . An d . la s tly. w ew o u ld a d d . T h eo nlyre a ld if fe re n c einan yo fh e ri n fin iten u m b e ro fp a rt sisth a t o fp o la rity .T h e s ea to m sd iff e r inp o w e r a n dp ote n c y . T h efa ls eT h e o lo g y a n dc an to fo rth od o xre lig io n. fo r th eg ra n du ltim a t ea im o fe v eryfo rc eis th ep ro d u ctio no fv a r ie ty . Th e c iv ili z e ds h a m san dp e rs o n a l a d o rn m e n ts o fs o c ie ty m a ym o retha n c o u n terb a la n c ethec ru d ed e c ora tio n so f th es a v a g e . e v o lv e d c h ie fl yb yo u ro w nth o ro u g h ly b ia s e da n da rtific ia l e d u c a tio n s. It is m a n 'sp la c e inN a tu ret os w a yth em ig h typ e n du lu m o f fo rc e b e tw e enth eh ig h er a n dth elow e rs ta te so f life(thes u p e r-m u nd a n e a n ds ub -m u n d a n er e a lm so fb e in g )a n din s od o in gh i sm is s io nco n s is ts ine v olv in gth eattrib u te so f h iss o u l. d e p e n du p o n it th a tw ha t th es o u l s u ffe rsfr o m d is c o rdi t w ill b ej u s tlyc o m p e ns a te dfo r byth es u m to ta lo f re su ltsw h e n th ec yc leo f its p u rific a tio n iso v e r. th es av a g ew ill beth ere a l ga in e ro f thetw oinm os tc a s e s .E v e rys piritu a l a to m of lifeist h ed ire c t res u lt o f aca u s e . B u t. th a t them o ra lc h ara c te ro f an ys a v a g ew ill c o m p a r ev e ryfa v ora b lyw itht h em o ra lity o fo u rp o pu lo u sc ities . m a ym o re th a nm a k eupfo rb a rb aria n ig n o ran c e . th e nhew ill s u ff e r. Ig n o ra n c ea lo n el im itsh u m a np o s s ib ilit ie sinth is d ire c tio n . re s u lts .F o r in s ta n c e .M ig h ty c a u s e sp ro du c em ig h ty e ffe c ts . N a tu re 'se n d.B u tb e th a ta sit m a y . o r ra th e r. Infa ct. theo n lyd iff e re n c eb e tw e e nth eH o t te n to t a n dthein te lle c tu a lg e n iu sof m o d e rnc iv iliz e ds o cie tyisth at w h ic h m a rk so ff th e ir so u ls ' re s p e ctiv ep o la ri ty .a st h es ta rsd if fe r inm a g nitu d e . le tu ss a y .6 8T H EL IG H TO FEG Y P T o fM o th e rN a tu re ' sre q u ire m e nts .N a ture 'sa im is fo r d iv e rsity . fo rm an ys a v a g e sarem o rele arn e dinth e re a l la w so f N a tu re th a ns o m eo fo u rc o lleg ep ro fe s s ors . a n dv ic eve rs a .fo rh e w ill no th a v efa ls ed o g m a tic o p in io n sto u n le a rna ndfo rg e t. A n o th e r fa c to r inth e s ese c o n d a ryc a us e so fh u m ans u ffe rin g isth eh u m a n w ill. isth ev eryo p p o s ite o fe q u a lit y . th ee xte rn a ld iff e re n c e sb e tw e e nth etw oa reo n lyap p e a ra n c e s . c o m b in e dw ithth em an ye rro n e o us th e o ri e so fs o -c alle ds c ie n c e.

itb e c a m en e ce s s a rytof o rm u la tethed o g m ath at th e ir h ig hp rie s t . in c arn a tio n sa ndk a rm a . N o w w ew ill e x p o seth eo rie n ta ld e lu s io n. re c o rd sa th o u s a n dy ea rs o fw a rs . theH e rm e tic e x p la na tio no fk arm a . w a sa d ire c t in c a rn a tiono f th eD e i ty . th eA th e n ia nP h il o s o p h e rsw e r ee x ile do r k ille da n d th e ir s c h oo ls c lo s e da n dte a c h in g sfo rb id d en .K A R M A6 9 W eh a ven o w p re s en te d . the ir s p iritua lp e rc e p ti o ns a n kin t om e n ta l re fle ctio n .a sc o nc is e lya spo s s ib le . I.c o n se q u e n tly .a n ds h ow nth a t it isn o t th ea ll-ru lin g fo rc e th a t Bu d d h is m w o uldm a k eu sbe lie v e .a n da c ce p te dth e ir fo rm u la te dh u s k s a sd ivin etru th .E m p e rorsa n db is ho p sfo u g h t to c o n trol. An dino rd e r too b ta inab s o lu tep o w e r fo r th em o n a rc h a n dthec h u rc h . A n dH e rm e ti cin itia te sa s s e rt m o s t em p h a tic a lly th a tb o thka rm aa n dre-in c a rn a tiona ren o th in g m o ret h a nth e o lo gic a ld o g m a so fa nin te re s te ds a c e rd o ta ls y s tem .w ererig id ly c o n c e a le d fro m th ep e o p lebyaje a lo u sp rie s th o o dw itha p p ro va lo f th er u lin g m o n a rch . te e m sw ithfa c t sc o rro b o ratin go u r s ta te m e n tso nk a rm aa n dre -inc a rn a tio n . T h eres e a rc h e so f a ll g e n u in eO c c u ltis ts s u p p o rt thea b o v ea s s e rtion s . o r. w h ic hw e re n e v e rc o m m i tte dtow ri tin g .w em u st c a re fu lly b e a r inm in dafe w a ll im p o rt a n t fa c tsr e g a rd in gth ee s o te ricph ilo s o p h yof th ed re a m yO rie n t. th ere a l t ru thw a sv e i le da n dth ea p p e a ra n c eso f tru th w a s ta u g h t in s te a d . III. fra u d san dp e rs e c u ti o n s . in h ish is to ri c a lc la s s ic.W eh a v e as im ila r ex a m p leint h e c h ris t ia nc le rg yo f to d a y .a ndth e nfo rgo tte n inth e la p s eo f t im e .T h eb o ok"Is isU n v eile d ".a s th e ys e e md e te rm in e de v e ryo n em u s t a c c e p t th e ir fa it h . II.b u t be c a m eth e m se lv e s th ed up e so f th e i ro w nth e o log y . ino th er w o rd s . a n dre v e al itsp rie stly o rig in. th etea c h in g sb a s edu p o nth e sed o c trin e sb yth eB u dd h is t a n do th e r re lig iou ss y s te m sarefa ls eb ec a u s eth er e a l fa c tsof re in c a rna tio na n dka rm aw e reo r ig in a llyc on c e a le d . A n cie n tlyth e re a l tru th so fa ll re li g io n . its n a tu re .T h a t isto s a y .T h e yn o to n lylo st th es e c retso f th e ir re lig io nan dm y th o lo g y .o r are-in c a rn a tiono f th a t be in g . th ep o n tif f o rh ie ro ph a n ta sh ew a sc a lle d . re lig io usd o g m aw a s fo rc e do nt h ep e o p le . F ic tio nw a ssu b s titu te di nth ep la c eo f tru th .e s p e cia llyth o s e re la tin g toth es o u l." p u b lis he din1 7 7 6 . T ob e g in w ith . E d w a rd G ib b o n . th e yh a dn oc h o ic e . "T h eD e c l in ea n dF a ll o f th eR o m a nE m p i re . I np ro c e s sof tim eth eprie s tsth e m s e lv e sb e c am ec o rru p t a n dw orld ly . It isve rye a s yind e e dtop rov eth a t th ea c c e p te d .

Ins u pp o rt o f th is. c e re m o n iesa n du s a g eso f are li g io u s p o te n ta tea rein de e dah e ll t oth ep u re inh e a rt. "a n disa re -in c a rn a t io no fB u d dh a . T h em a ss e sw e retau g h t tob e l ie v eth a t bys u b m ittin g toth ey o keth e yw e re th u sw o rk in g o ff p re v io u sb a dk a rm a . th a t N a tu re'sla w sa re e ith e r re v ers e do r tran s c e n d e d . T h ec hie fH ie ro p ha n to fB u d d his m a n dth eT h ib e ta nad e p tsis th eT ale yL a m ao f L h a s s a . it w a sn o tw o rth c o n c e a lin g." T h isas s e rtio nfullyc o rro b o ra te sw h a tw es a idp re vio u s ly . "E ve ryL a m a . "T h isd o c t rin eo fk a rm aiso n eof th em o s t in te re s tin g fe a tu re so fB u d d his tp h ilo s o ph y ." C o m p a r eth is w itht h efa c t II o nap re c e d in gp a g e . th e ya reo f th es a m es ta m pa sth e .P . "iss ub je c t totheg ra n dT a leyL a m a .7 0T H EL IG H TO FEG Y P T th e o ri e so f th eTh e o s o p h ic a l B u d d h is tsof th ep re s en td a ya re th e p o p u lar e x te rn a l d o g m a sta u g ht toth eign o ra n tm a s se ste nth o us a n d y e a rs a g o .N o t ew e ll th elas ts e n te n c e. av e r yc o n v e n ie nt d o c trin ew ea d m it. th es tu d en ts h o u ldr e a d"Illu m in a te d B ra h m in is m . b e in g fa ls e .a n de n d u re fro m a g et oa g eth ehe ll o f aG ra n d L a m a 's life . S in n e ts a y s.W ec a no n ly s a yth a tn os o u lw h oha s p a s s e d th ro u g hthetria lso f m a te ria l inc a rn a tio nan dth efireso f s p irit u a lp u rifica tio nw o u ld s u b m it toco n tin u a lly e x is tw ith i na m a te ri a lo rg a n is m .T h e reha sb e e nn os e c re ta b o ut it a ta n y tim e .B ud d h is ts w o u ld h a v eu sre allyb e lie v e th a tB u d d h ac o n tin u e s toin c a rn a t ea n d re -in ca rn a tea g ea fte ra g e .F o r th efo rm u la s.a na n c ie n ts ag e o f In dia ." s a y sM a d a mB la v a ts k y . th eB u d d h is t po p eo fT h ibe t.w ho a lw a y sw e n th a n da n dg lo v ew i thth ep ries t." C e r ta in ly .a ndy o uw ill s e eo n c em ore th a tw efin dth e le a d e rso f Th e o s o p h icBu d d h is m re -a s s e rtin gt h e th e o log ic a ld o g m aso f ac h u rcha n dte a c hin gth e m for tru th . W es h all b em e tfa c etofa c ew ithth ea ss e rtio nth at w ithv e ry h ig had e p tsa n doth e re x a lte ds o u lsth e seth in g sa r ed iffe re n t . th is ise x a c tly w h a tH e rm eticin itia te sc la im .a ndw a sn e v e r c o n c e a le db e c a u s e . O nth ec on tra ryit w a sa lw a y s ta u g h t toth es u f fe rin gm a s s esg ro a n in gb e n e a thd e sp o ticru le . T h eo ld e s t re c o rdsw ep o s s e s ss h o w th a t h u m a nre -inc a rn a tio n a n dk arm aw e rethep o p u la rd oc trin e so f th ep e o p le . It w a se xc e e d in g lypo te n ta sam e a n so fm a kin gth ep e op les u b m it q u ie tly toth ea u th o rity o f th ec h u rcha n dth et y ra n n yo fth ek in g . th et ru eth e o s o p hy "b yR a n g aH ily o d . w h oh old sh isre sid e n c ea tL ha s s aa n dis are -in c a rn a tio no f Bu d d h a . It is ad o g m ao f th eB u d d h is t c h u rc h . U p o nth is m a tte r A . Toth isw ew o u ld s a ytha ts u c hs tate m e n tsa re fa ls e .

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7 6T H EL IG H TO FEG Y P T a c tiv i ty . I nfa c t.T h e ym u st n o tu n d e rs ta n d . III.U n d e rs u c ha nta g o n is tic c o n d itio n sp ro g re s sis a b s o lute lyim p o s sib le . H a v in gg iv e nag en e ra lo u tlineo f th en atu reo fm e diu m s h ip .s p irit u a lp h e n o m en a a n dm ed iu m s h ip . fo rm sa n dp h a s e s . Pa s s iv ity . k n ow ntoin iti a te sa s tliol iu v so fT ran s m is s io na ndR e c e p tio n. A c t iv ity . T h etr in ityo nthele ft b e lo ng stoth eco n tro llin g fo rc e . it m u s t beb o rn ein m in dth a t thelo w e rs tate so f life a rea lw a v s th e . III.w h op ro c la imth ed o c trine so fa ne so te ricB u d dh is m toth e w o rld iisth ee s se n c eo f tru t ha n dw is d om . is s os u b tle a n din tric ateinits d iffe re n td e g re e s.a s tob ea b s o lu te lyb e y o ndth e g ra s po f th eo rd in a rym in d .T h e s eco n d itio n so f te nfo rm thev e ryh o tbe d so fe rror. a n de v olv eth em e an so fe le m en ta ryo b s e ss io n a n dw ic k e d n e s s . an d h e row ea rem e tw ithth em ig htie s ts u b jec tw ith int h ew h o leran g e o fO c cu ltis m .A sa m a tte ro f co n v e n ie n c e . fo rs uc ha sth e s es h o w th e ir la c ko fe s ote ricillu m in a tio no n th elittle k n o w ns u b je c to f m e d iu m s h ip . Attra c tio n . sofa ra s Itsg en e ra lp rin cip le sa rec on c e rn e d . s p irit u a la n dm e nta l. Ino rd er tog ra s p th e fu ll sig n ific a n c eo f th ea b o vela w sa n do f th e ir inte r-re la tion s h ip .a n dtho s ela b o ringu n d e rs u cha d v e rs ecirc u m s ta n c ess h o u lda vo ida ll c o n ta c tw ithm ag ic . th o u ghg o v e rn e dbyw e ll d e fi n e dla w s . II.T od othes u b je c t jus tic em o re th a no n elarg ev o lu m ew o u ld b ere qu ire d .N ob ra n c ho fs tu d yiso f gre a te r im p orta n c eint h e s e a rc ho f tru th . its ra m ific a ti o n sa n dth e re s u lts o f its a c tio n sa r ea su n lim it e da sth ei n fin ite . th a t of th ec o n tr o llin g lo re e . th e trin it yo nth eri g h tb e lo n g s toth em e d iu m . a n dth a t of th eu ie d ium is ticin s t ru m e n t. A ffin it y . T h elaw so fT ra n sm is s io n . it iso n ly th em orep ro m in e nt a n da p p a ren t fo rm stha tw es h a ll a tte m p t to o u tline . asth e yw o u ld a v o idc o m in ginc o n tac tw itha d e a d ly p e s tile n c e.T h e la w so fR ec e p tio n . w es h a ll div id eth ege n e ra l la w sof m e d iu m s h i pin totw oge n e ra lc la ss e s . I. I. S e n s iti v e n e s s . M e d iu m s h ip . o r ism o reco m p le te lyun k n o w na n dm is u n d e rs too d b yth at la rg eb o dyo fm o d e rn m y s tic sa n d th in k e rsof th ep re s en t d a y . II. It is tob eh o p e d th a t th e s ew o rd so fw arn in gw ill b eh e e d e d a n dthu ss a v em u chs u ffe rin ga n du s e le s sw a s teo f vita lity . it n o wb e c o m e so ur d u tytoe lu c id a teits la w sa n dm y s te rie s .T he re fo re . P os itiv o n o s s .

th ec oa rs e ra to m sa rere p e lleda n dtra n sm itte dtol e s sp e rfe c t o rg a n is m s .b yc o m p a ris o n . W ith ine a chre a lm th es a m ela w sa rea ls o info rc e .w h ic h th u s . a sw ek n o w h im .o ng en e ra l tin e s . m a tte r. T h eex a lte d a d e p t isa c tu a lly am e d iu m . A sm a na s c e n d sh ig h e r in th es c a le o fs p i ritu a ld e v elo p m e n th ebe c o m e sth e re c ip ie n t of fin e re s se n c e s . e v e ry re a lm . intu rn. . T h em in e ra l isth et e rm in u s . i sth em e d iu m is ticin s tr u m e n t th ro ug hw h ic hh ig h e r s ta te sm a n ife s tth e ir w is d o ma n dp o w e r. e x te n d sfr o m th elo w e st s p e c im e n inth es c a l eo fh u m a n i ty u p w a rdstoth eh ig h e s t in itiate da d e p t.T h i sp rim a l lifef o rc e . It isn o t th ee n do f c re a tio nb ya n ym e a n s .M a n . a s s im ila te s th es p e c if icg ra d eo f life e s s e n cefro m th eu n iv e rs a l forc ew h ic hco rre s p o n d se x a c tlyto th e q u a lit ya n dd e v e lo p m e n to fh i ss o u l. th ed iffe re n c e iso n eo fq u a lity a n dd e g re e .s o tos a v . Inoth e rw o rd s . fro mD e ityd o w n toth ec ry sta lliz e dm in e ra l.w h ic h . a rep a s s ive .M E M T M SH IP â IT SXA T C T 6 EA N D M Y S T E R IE S m e d iu m so fa n dc on s e q u e n tlysu b je c t tot h eh ig h e r sta te s . th eo n lyd i ffe re n c eb etw e e n th etw oisth a t of d e v e lo p m e nt T h isisana b s o lu te fa c t.a n dfro mth e n c eth eM ee s s e n c e istra n s m it te dtoth es u b - m u n d a nere a lm so f life .w h e re fo rc ec o m estoafo c usa n dfro mw h ic h it re ac tsinb o th d ire c tio n s . fro m G o dto th em in e ral. fo r th eex p re s s io nof s till h ig h e r s ta te so f lifeth a nh i so w n . T h isc o m b in atio no fw isd o m a n dig no ra n c ec o n sti tu te s are lig io u ss e c to rs c ho o lo fp h il o s o p h y .b e c om eth em e d iu m sfo r th e e x p re ss io no f th es u rp lu ss p i ritu a l fo rcere je c te db ym a n .c o n ta in sa ll there q u is ite g ra d e so f s p irit u a ln u trim en t fo re v e ry fo rm o fe xis te n c ein th eu n iv e rse . init so rig in a l pu rity .a n d th e nf o rm u la te st h es a m ein to s y s te m sc om p o s e do fm o reo r le s s tru th a n de rro r. b u to n lyt h etu rn in gp o in t in th es ch e m eo fc rea tio n . T oillu s t ra teth iside ale tu st a k eth eo rga n is m o fm an . T h isrn e d m m s h ip .T h eig n ora n t. im p re s s e s itsforc eu p o nthele s sp o s it iv em in d sof th em a s s es .X or e a la d e p t de n ie sth is . fr o m w h ic ha ll p h e n o m en are a c t. i no n es e n s e. M a n . T h istra n s m is s io ng o e so nu n til thelo w e s ts ta teo fh u m an ityis re a c h ed . th o u g h m e rem y s tic a lp rete n d e rsa lw ay sd o .A s c e n din gtoth em e n ta l p la n ew efin dit p re c is e lythes a m ew ith k n o w le d g e .T h e re fo re -. ac c o rd in gto h iss ta te . c o rre s p o n din gtoth e i r re s p e c tives ta te s . T h ea c tiv e re s e a rc ho fp o w e rful p e n e tra tingm in d sa c cu m u la te sthisk n o w le d ge .b o - c o m et h em e d iu m s fo r th o s ew hic ha rea c t iv e . T he reisn om e d iu m b e lo wth iss ta te.T h o s ef o rm so f life w h ic h . th etw oe xtre m ep o le sb e in gG o da n do ry s ta l liw d . m u s t n o t o n lypo s s e s sth eq u a lityo fm e d iiim s h ijx b u ta ls oex e rc is eth ep o w e r o fs p i rit c o n tro l .

ag ia n tm in d . b e c a u s eit s e ld o m tra n s pire sth a tth eo p e ra to r isc o n s c io uso f th em ag ic a lp o w e r sh eis u s in g . a n ds e c o n d ly . im p re s se sitsfo rceu p o nac i rc leo fk ind re db u t le s spo s itiv em ind s .s w a y sth ed e s tin yo f m illio n sof itsfe llow -c re a tu re s . o r th a t them e d iu m sa r ec o n s c io u so f th e ir m e d iu m is tic s u b je c tion .A ll o fth e s efo rm sa n dp h a s e s . ise m b ra c e d inth ete rm "p a s s iv ity. T h isd e s truc tio no f the . an dth e nc o nc lu d ew ithso m eo f its m o rere c o n ditep h a s e s . th em e d iu m b e c o m e sas la v e toth o s ein c o n tro l.W eth in k th e s eb rie f illu s tra ti o n sw ill c on v e ytoth e re a d e r's m in dso m e th in go f th em a g n itud eo f th epre s e n ts u b je c t.u p o nth em a g n e tict e m p e ra m en to f th ebo d y .T h i sm ig h tb e te rm e daform o fm a s sp s y c h o lo gyif o nth em e n ta lp la ne .â lik eas un . T h es in eq u an o no fa ll tra n ce .A g ain . a retob ecla s s e da su nc o n s c io u sm e d iu m s h ip . isth a t th e yte n dt o w a rdth ede s tru c tio no f in d iv id ua lity .T h e s e . Th e yc a n o n lybea tta in e d inth ep a s s iv es ta te . th ev is ib leh e a do r c e n te ro f th isfo rc em a y . tra n s m ittin g th es am ep o w e ro f th o u g h t to th e m . th em e d iu m s h ipo fs p i ritu a l is m . h o w e v e r. h o w e v e r. Th eq u e s tio na stow h e the r ag iv e np e rs o nm a yd e v e lo p in toatra nc es p e a k e r or in toap hy s ic a lm e d iu m d e p e n d s firs t. u p o nt h eb ra inc on fo rm a tio n .7 8T H EL IG H TO FEG Y P T th e re fo re .b e c o m e th em e d iu m so f th ew ise . byc o m p a rin g it w iththeig n o ra n c eb y w h ic h it iss u rrou n d e d . m a k e s n od if fe re n c eto th ela w . i ntu rn . W ew il l n o w b rie f lyn o tic ea fe w o f th em o s tp ro m ine n t fo rm sof m e d iu m s h ipre c o g niz e da sh a v in gam o redire c tc o n n ec tio nw ith p ra c ti c a lO c c u lti s m a t th ep re s e n t tim e . Ag re a t po litic a l le a d e r .S o m eind iv id u a lsares oc o m p le xth a t th ey m a yb ec o m ee ith e r o n eo r th eo th e r.b eth em e d iu m o fs om eo th e r inv is ib leh e ad . a c c ord in gtothep re v a ilingw ill o f th ed e v e lo p in gc irc le . in itsturn ." a n de x a ctlyinp ro po rtio ntot h ed e g re e o fp a ss iv itya ttain e disth ep o w e ro rs t re n g tho fap e rs o n 'sm e d iu m - s h ipi n c re a s e d . T h e s em ill io n sa res im p lyth em e diu m sfo r thee x p re s s iono f m e n ta l fo rc e .T h isw isd o m m a yo n ly m e rit s u c han a m e.o rp h y s ic a lm e d iu m sh ip .a n dsoo nu n til th a tc e n tral m in d .T h ec h ie fp o int tob eo b se rv e dinthe s e fo rm so fm e d iu m s hip .w h e th e r s u c hin v is ib l ep o w e rb em o rta lo rs piritu a l. e m b o d ie do r dis e m b o d ie d .c o ns titu tio nan d re lig io n .T h esu m to ta lo f an a tio n 's w is d o m o r ig n o r a n c em a ya lw a y sbefo u n db yex a m in in git sla w s . re ac tu p o no the rs .W efin d th es a m elaw info rc e inp o litic s. an dth ed e v elo p in gp ro ce s sisa m e a n s to w a rdd e s t ro y in gw h a tev e ra m o u n t o fw ill p o w e r th ep o o r m e d iu mm ig h th a v eo rig in a lly p o s s e s s e d .

d e p e n dch ie flyu p o n th ed e g re eo fs e n s itive n e s sa tta in e d . fo re xa m p le . u n d e r c e rta inc o nd itio n s . .h a v in gr e n d e re dh is s o u ls p h e r es e n s itiv e toc o n ta c t b yap a rtial d e v e lo p m en tw h ileh i sb ra ins ti ll re m a in sp o s itiv e .T hefirs t w ew il l d e s ig n a te a s"s e m i-tr a n s fe ro fid e n tity .a ndisc o n ta cte db yth o s es till int h efle s h ." an dth es e c on da s "th o u gh td iffu s ion .k no w na sP s y ch o m c trya n dC la ir v o y a n ce . th i se a rthk a rm ao fd is e m b o d ie ds o u l sc a n b e . Am e d iu mth a t iss i iidto b e"d ev e lo p e d "?sta n d su p o nt h ep u b licpla tfo rm ." Inapre v io u sc h ap te rw eh a v es h o w nh o wap e rs o n . a n d .a s b ra in fo rm a tio nan dm a g n e tic te m p e ra m e n t p o s s e s so nlys e c o n d a ry in flu en c einth e i re v o lu tio n .U n d e r su c hc o n d iti o n s th eins p ire do ra t io nw ill h a rm o n iz ew ith th em a jo ri tyo f th em in d s p re s e nt. S p iritu a l is tss h o u ld le a rnth e fa c t. C o n s e q u e n t ly .c e n te rin gu p o nth ese n s itiv eo rga n is m o f them e d iu m . T oth eo rtho d o xs p irit u a lis t. th eex a c t th o u g htso f in d ivid u a lsin th ea ud ie n c ea re re p ro d u c e d . w ill le a v ew ith inth es p a c e so f th ea stra l lig h t p o w e rfu l th ou g h t fo rm so rp s y c h ic th o u g h te m bry o s .a p e rs o no fs tro n gp o s itiv em ind . du rin gh is life . sofa ra sthes o u ls p h ereis c o n c e rn e d . N o w . T h o s e fo rm so fm ed iu m s h ip . Th u s .a n ds of a ra lm o s t en tire ly u n s u s p e c tedfo rm so fth isty p eo f s p irit m e diu m s h ip . pro d u c e sth at p o - c u lia r s e m i-m e s m erics ta tek no w na stra nc e . in n u m b e rle s sca s e s . th a tm e d iu m sw h oc a nb ec o n tr o lle db ya s p irit c a nb ee q u a lly c o n tro lledb yaliv in gp e rs o n . W em u st n o w n o ticetw oo f th em o s ts u b tl e .th ep u b lic p la tform isth el e a s t lik e ly s p o t tob e th ec e n te r o fh ig hs p i ritu a l in s p ira t io nw h ic hem a n a te sfro ma s c e n d e dhu m a ns o u ls . i sth eg re a tes tc u rs eo f m e d iu m s h ip.B u t inn in ec as e so u t o fe v eryte nit i sth ep s y c h olo g ic a l in f lu xo f th ea u d ie n c ew hic h . th a to fa llp la c e s . an dfu rth e r. be c o m e satruem e d iu m . p o s s e s s in ga na c tiv e .a ndiss u p p o se dto b ec o ntro lle db ys o m ed is e m b od ie din te ll ig e n c e .T h e ir ch a ra c te ris t ic sa reto ow e ll k n o w n tore q u ire fu rth e rn o ti c e . po te n tm in d .M E D IU M S H IP â IT SN A T U R EA N D M Y S T E R IE S7 9 h u m a nw ill (s u b jec tio ntos p i ritu a l in tellig e n c e sass p iritu a l is tsig n o r- a n tly c a ll it). th eo ra tio n w ill bere c e iv e da sa na c tu a l in s p ira tionre c e iv e d fro m th e"Sp irit W o rld "o f tra n s late dh u m a n ity.a n im a ls a sw e ll a sh u m a n b e in g sm a yp o s s e ssth e s ep h a se s . T h ec o n tr o llin g fo rc e so fs u c hw i llle s sc re a tu re sm a yb ea n y th in gan de v e ry th in g .a c c o rd ingto"c o n d i tio n s "a n dcirc u m s ta n c es .a n da lw a y sw ith o u t k n o w in git (u n le s sp ro p e rlyin it ia te d ). T h e s e th o u g h t fo rm sa reth eea rthk a rm ao f th eh u m ans o u l.

T h e yarein d e e dpa s te x p e rien c e s .b u tn ot th e irs . an du n d e r the s ec ir c u m s tan c e sh eb e co m e sd e c e iv edb yh isign o ra n c e .W h e n th es o u l re c e iv e sits tru e s p irit u a l in itia t io n . n e ith e r is th e rea n ye x p e rie n c e th a ta p p e a rs tofa v o ro r s u s ta inar e -in c a rn a ti o nth e o ryw h ic hc a n n o t b ee x p la in edb yth elaw so fm e d iu m s h ip . In th iss ta te h ec o m e sintom a g n e tic ra p p o rt w ithce rta inth o ug h t fo rm sw i th inth ea stra lk a rm a so f th ed ise m b o d ie d. a n dinthisc o n d itio n as e m i-tran s fe ro f ide n tityta k esp la c e .a n dw h op o s s e s s e d . F u rth er d e v e lo p m en t. an d . s e lf-w ille dm in d s. T h e s ec u rr e n tso f th ou g h tc ir c u la te a ro u n dth ev a rio u sm e nta lc h a m b e r so f th eh um a nm in d .a sfa r a sth em in da n db ra in a rec o n c e rne d . b u t inrea l tru thh e isa sm u c h am e d iu m asatra n c es p e a k e r. A ll s u che v id e n c e so f re -in c arn a tio na re d u e toth es im p lea c t io no fm e d ium s h ip . It isb yt h ism e a n st h a t th ep o te n t.as im ila rm e nta la n d m a g n e t icte m p e ra m e n t. w h e re ve r th e yc o nta c t as e n s i tiv es p h e re p o s s e s s in ga n ym a g n e t ica ffin - .a n dth e fle e tin g p h a n tom so f th eas tra lw o rld a p p e a r int h e ir tru el ig h t. ino rd e r to re g a inth e i r lo s ts a c erd o ta lp o w er u p o nh u - m a n itv.w h e nu p o nthee a rth . A n o th er fo rm o fth isre c o n d it ep h a s eo f m e d iu m s h ip isth a to f th o u g ht d iffu s io n. if h e isa c q u a inte dw ith th ed og m a so f th e re -in c a rn a t io ns c h o o l. th e nh esim p lyp u tst h ew h o lem atte rd o w nasas o rt o f d a y d re a m in g .a ndim a g in e s th a t h eis re c a llin gso m ein c a rn a t io no f th ep a s t.a r es ile n tly s u b je c tin gc e rta in s e n s it iv em in d s .E s o te ri cB u d d h is ts . T h eau th o r o n c ebe lie v e din s u c him a g e sa se v id e n c eso fh isp as te a rthli v e s . a n dh es e e m stoex is t ins o m ep re v io u sag e . If ig n o ra nt o f th e s ed o c trin e s. a n do th e rs o f th es a m es c h o o lo f th o u g ht. re v e ale dth ew h oled e lu s io n. T h e yc o n s ide r th e s ep h en o m e n aa sve rita b lerec o lle c tio n so f th e ir p a s t ex p e rie n c e s . u n d e rs t ric td is c iplin e . T h o u g h t diffu s io nis th ep o w e r of d iffu s in gc e rta intho u g h t fo rm sc o n ta in in gc e rta inp o s i tiv eid e a s .H eb e c om e sid e n tif ie dw ith th ek arm icfo rm co n tro llin ghiss e n s itives p h e re .h a v ein v en te dth e ir "re -a w a k e n edm e m o ry "t h e o rie s . Th e yc o m eintoc o n ta c t w ithth is k a rm ab e c a u s eo f th e ir m a g n e t icm e d iu m s hip .8 0T H EL IG H TO FEG Y P T B e in gs e lf-c o n s c io u s . b e h in d th isv e il o fo u tw a rdBu d d h is m .a ll th es ee a rth ly e rro rsv a n is h . b e c a u s eo f th e ir b e nig h te dig n ora n c ea n dun a b letoa cc o u n t fo rs uc hp h e n o m e na .h e s c o rn s th eid e aof m e d iu m s h ip. w h e re a sth eya ren o th in go f th ekin d . T h e reis n otru ee v ide n c etob eo b ta in e din s u p p o rt o f th a t w h ic h isfu n d a m e nta llyfa ls e .T h efo rm sth e yth us c o n ta ct a reth o s eo f in d iv id ua lsw h ob e lo n gtoth es a m es p irit u a ls ta te o f lif e .

In th isw a y .e it h e rs in g lyor c o m b in e d : I. byth es u b tl em e n ta lm ag ico f its d e v o te e s . a rec o n s c io u so fs u c h ra m i fic a ti o n so fm e n ta lm a g ic .v e ry fe w in d e e d . if th ep roje c tin gm ind sa re p o te n t e n o u g h . II. . H um a ne le m e n ta rie s(th el o s ts o u lsof d e p ra v e dm o rta ls ). E lem e n ta ls p ir its . T h em a g i c a lo f fs p rin gd e stro y sitsm ag ic a lp ro g en ito r. s e lf-c o n s cio u sth in k ers . T h ere a d e r s h o u ld n e v e r fo rg e t th a t u p o nth ee xte rn a lp la neth e reis n o th in gs op o te n ta s th em ag ico f th eh u m a nm in d . T h o u g h th ea c tio no f th ism e diu m s h ipis s u re .a slon ga sth epo s itiv e id e a sh a v es u fficie n t fo rc et oc o n q u e r.h a v egiv e nris et om u c hp e rple x ity inth em in d so fm a n ye a rn e s t tru ths e e k ers . a n dd e p e n dsa b s o lu te ly u p o ns u c hO c c u lt p ro ce s s e sfo r i tsc o n tin u e de x is te n c e . T h ec on flic tin gt h e o rie so f Bu d d h is ticTh e o s o p h yo n th eo n e h a n d . a saru le . T h isdiffu s io no f id e a sisin a c tiv eo p era tio nu p o ne v e rym e n ta l p la n e . th e y a rethem e d iu m is t ics e n s itiv eso fO rie n ta lc o n tro l.E so te ricB u d dh is m o w e si tso rig int os u c h m a g ic . w h ilet h eT h e o s o p h is tu tte rlv d e n ie sth ep o s s ib ility o fs u c h ac o u rs e(e x c e p t inth ec a s eo fh isM a h atm a s . a nda s s e rtstha ta ll th ev a rio u sfo rm sa n dp h a se so f s p irit u a lis ticp he n o m e n aa re p ro d u c e db yo n eo rm o r eo f th efollo w in ga ge n c ie s . a ffirm sth a ts u c hp h e n o m e n aared u ew h o l lytoth eac tio no fd is e m b o d ie dh u m a ns o u l s(m a n ya d v an c e ds p irit u a lis tsn o wfre e lya d m it th ep os s ib ilityof o th e r in tellig e n c e st h a nth o s eof h u m a n ity c o n tro llin g m e d iu m s ). re ga rd in gth en a tu rea n ds o u rc e o f th os ein v is ib l efo rc e sw h ic hp ro d u c e th ev a rio u sk in d so f ph e n o m e n ak no w ntom o d erns p iritu a l is m . re lig io u sth e o lo gyo b ta in e di tsfirs t foo th o ldu p o n th eh u m a nm in d . a n dit isth isre-a c tio nth a t u ltim a te ly d e s tro y st h eT h e o lo g y. Itsfo llow e rsn e v e r d re a mth a t in s te ado fb e in gi n d e p e n d e n t.a n dto fo rm s im ilar c o n c lu s ion s . te rm e ds p o o k s . th ere a c tionise q u a ll yc e rta in .M E D IU M S H IP â IT SN A T U R EA N D M Y S T E R IE S8 1 ityto th ec e n te r o fs u c hth ou g h t.B ut fe w . th e yg ra d u a llyi m p re s sth e i r fo rc ea n d u ltim ate ly(inthem a jo rityof c a s e s )s ub je c t th a t s o u l toth eir d o m in a n t id e a s . th u so n epo te n tm in dev o lv in gth ou g h t fo rm s inB o s to nm a y s u d d e nlys e t invib ra tio nh u nd re d so fs ym p a th e ticbu t le s sp o sitiv e m in d su p o nth eo th e rs id eo f th eA tla n ti c .o rw i thv ic io u sh u m a n e le m e nta rie s ). a n dS p iritua lis m o nth eo th e r. a n ds op rep a reth ew a y fo r th erec e p tio no f th ed o c trine sth e y w a n t t ote a c h .T h es p i ritu a lis t. b u t re -a c ti o nisa lre ad ya p p a re n t .T h e s ei d e a sm a yb ec o m e u n iv e rs a la n dc o ns titu tep u b l ico p in io n .T h e yb e gintoth in ks im i la r ide a s .

th e re fo re . T h efirs ta ndlo w e s t in th es c a le o f in te llige n c e . th ea c tiono f th e s es o u lsisc hie flyc o n fin e d to . Th es e c o n dcla s sinth es c a leo f inte llig e n c e isth eA n im a lE le m e n ta ls . T h ea ctu a l tru th ism id w a yb etw e e nth e s e tw oe x tre m e s .â F ire . to g e th e r w ithm u c h th a t isfa ls e .T h e s eb ein g sa reth es o u lso f an im a l fo rm so f lifeu nd e r g o in g th em a g n e ti cc y c leo fth e ir im p e rso n a le x is ten c ew ith in th e a s tra l s p a c e so f th e"A n im aAn im a lis .a n dm a nife s te du p o n.T he s es o u ls . Int h isc a s ethe ym a yo b e y th eim p u ls eo f th em e d iu m 'sm in d . it u n de rg o e sa n o the rc y c leo f lifew ith i nth ek a rm i cs p a c e s o f its k in dinthea s tra lw o r ld .c o n s id e r th ea g en c ie sju s t m e n tio n e d . U n d e r . IV .E a rt h .am o s tg lo rio usfa c t th a t d is e m b o d iedh u m a ns o uls c a na ndd ore tu rn a n dc o m m u n e th ro u g hv ario u sm e d ium is ticn a ture s w ithem b o d ie dh u m a n ity . It isthe s eb e in g s th a tb e c o m e th ein n o c en t in s tru m en tso f fra ud .8 2T H EL IG H TO FEG Y P T III. in d e e d . Le tu s .S till . th e yp o s s e s sn or e a l in d iv idu a lityo fth e ir o w n . or tow h o m th e yb e c o m ea tta c h e dd urin g th e ir e x te rn a l li fe .a n d . It is . E lem e n ta ls p ir its .T h erea rein n um e ra b lec las s e s a n ds pe c ie so f im p e rs o n a le lem e n ta lsin th ev a rio u s ro u n d sa n ds p a c e s . b u to nlyth re ec la s s e sh a v ean yin flu e n ceu p o nm e d iu m sa n ds p i ritu a l is tic p h e n o m e n a . inth eT h e o s o - p h is t' sth e o ry .T h e yre s po n dtoth ed e s ire so f th em e d iu mo r to th es ec re tw is hof th ec irc le o r th o s ew h oc o n s u lt th em e d iu m .W h e n p s y c h ic a llyd ire cte d . Asth e ya re c o m p le te ly s u b je c tiv e toth e h u m a nw ill. if w em a y c a ll t h e m s u c h . w o u ldb ec orre c tlyd e s ig n a te da st h eu n d e v e lop e dm in do f m a t te r. th eim p res s io n a la n d in s p ira tion a l p la n e so fm e d iu m sh ip . m u c htruth . e ith e r a c tiv eo r la te n ta c c o rd in gtom a gn e ticc o n d i tio n s . h o w e v er. I. fre qu e n tly b e c o m ea tta c h e dt oh u m a nb e ing so ne a rth w ithw h o mth e yh a v eso m e p e c u li a rm a g n e tic a ffin ity . T h e s ec re a tu re sc a n n o td e c eiv eth e m e d iu m . is th ec la s so fc o s m ice le m e n ta ls .T h e ya re in c a p a b leo f p e rs o n a tingo r im ita t in ga n y th ing b e y o n d th e m s e lv e s. a n din th eo rd e r g iv e n . Ins of a r th es p ir itu a lis t is c o rre c t. D is e m b o d ie ds h e lls(th e life le s sform so fd is em b o d ie dm o r ta ls ).g e n e ra tedinth efou r re a lm sof O c c u lt is m . Th e reis .T hem e s m e ric in flu e n c eo f liv in gin div id u a ls . es p e c ia llytho s eo fd o m es tic a te da nim a ls . u n le s sth eya reim p e l le dtod osob yth em ed iu m 's in te rna ld e s iref o rs u c hd e c ep tio n ." W h e na n ya n im a ld ie su po n th ee arth . te rm e ds p o o k s .H e reit e v o lv e sthefo rc e sa ndc o n d itio nstob eu ti liz e dfo r it sn e x t in c arn a tio n . th e ys im p lya retheb lin dfo rc e so fN a ture .A ir a n dW a te r. th e refo re .

Is a a c .c o n s u l tsam e d iu mu p o na n ygiv e n s u b je ct.M E D 1 U M S H IP â IT SN A T U R EA N D M Y S T E R IE S8 3 th e s ec irc u m s ta n ce sit w ill i n v a ria b lyt ra n s p iretha tw h o nape rs o n . If th em ed iu m b eig no ra n to f the life . T h eb e n ig hte dig n o ra nc eo f b o thm e d iu m a n dclie n t isth eo n lyc a u s e fo r th ea pp a re n t fra ud . E v e nJ e s usC h ris t a n dB ud d h ah a v ebe e nth u sp e rs o n a te db y im p e rs o n a l c o n tro lsw ho e a s ily d e c e iv ethem e d iu m .B ut n om a tte r w h oth o ycla im tob e th e yw ill a lw a y sc o rre s p o n dt oth eid e a l im a g eo fth ep e rs o n a ge e x is ti n ginth em e d iu m 'sm in d.c hie flyd o g s . a n da ls ot h ec o s m ice le m e n ta ls . tim e sa n dcirc u m s ta n tial s u rro u n d in g so f th e i r id e a lg u id e . A a ro na n d th ew h o le o l th ep ro p h e tsh a v e intu rnb e enc la im e dasth e ir in sp irin gg u ide sb y th iscla s so fm e diu m s . T h ere a s o nw ea s s e rt t h a t th e yw ered o g sis b e c a u v i. N e a rly a ll the s ein s ta n ce so c c u rre dw h e reth em e d iu m sw e re a c tu a llyco n tro lledb yth ea stra ls o u lsof d o m e s fic a n im a ls . areth ec h ief a g e n c ie s in a ll p hy s ic a lp h e no m e n aa sth eya c tu n d e r th ec o n trol o fh u m a n s o u ls .w h e th e r it b ec o rre c to r o th e rw is e .a n dw h oh a de n t ire lyfo rg otte nth eo rd e rh ein s t itu te d o r th ec o u n tryh eb e lo n g e dto.w hoh a dfo rg otte nth e ir o w n p la y s . M e d iu m sw h ob e c o m eth ein s trum e n tso f thisc la s so f in te llig e nc e sa re g e n e rallyth o s eof u n b o u n d e dp e rs o n a le go tis m .M o s e s. w h e nheliv e do ne a rth . Ja c o b .T h e y fo rm u la ic th e id e at h a t th e ir sp irit g u id e sc a n n o tb ea n yo th e rt h a i i th em o s te x a lte d p e rs o na g e s . T h ea ns w e rw ill alw a y sre s p o ndtoth es ec re td e s ire w h ic hth ea n im iil e le m e nta lp e rc e ive sinth em en ta ls p h e re o f th ein qu ire r. Th es a m eth in gw ill h a pp e nw h o nthe c lie n t a s k sth ead v ic eo r th eo p in io no f am e d iu m up o nw o rld ly m a tte rs . w h op os s e s s e sapo s itiv eo p inio n . h av in g . th ea n s w e rh ere c e ive sw ill c o r re s p o n dto h isth o u g h ts . th e n th e ir id e a l g u id ew ill b ee q u a lly ig n o ran to fh im s elf. w ithS h a k es p e a re s .w h okn e w n o th in go f th etim e sinw h ic h h elive do ne a rth. W eh a v em e tw ithR o ge rB a c o ns po o k s w h oh adn e v e rh e ardo fa lc b e m ya n dk n e wn o th in go f m o n a s tic life : w ithB e nT on s o n s .T h eo blig in gim itativ es o u l of th ea n im al e le m e n ta l fe e ls th efull fo rc eo f th em e d iu m ' se g o tis tica l th o u g h t d e s irea n d im m e d i a te ly re s p o n d sthe re toa n dfulfilsth is m e n ta l id e a. T h is "c o n tro l" c a n n o tb ech a rg e dw ith fra u da n ym o reth a na p e td o gc a nb o c h a rg edw h ofu lfi lsh ism a s ter'sd e s ire .S u c hi sn o t th eca s e . T h ew rit e rh a sfre qu e n tlym e t w iths p irit s c la im in gtob eP yth a g o ra sw h od idn o tc om p re h e n dthefirs tp ri n c ip le s o fO c cu ltis m .e x c e p t inth em o st ra re in s ta nc e s .A b ra ha m . a n dth eh um b lec irc u m sta n c e so fth ep o e t'sea rlylife . T in 's c la s s .

e x te n d in go v e r ase rie so fy ea rsinE n g la n d .T h e ya reth ea t te n d a n t fa m ilia rs o fc e r ta inc la s s eso fm y s tic al s tu d e n ts .W he nw efo rm u la te dth ep os itiv eth o ug h t th a t th ec on tro lw a sno tw h a th er e p re s e n te dh im s e lf to b e . A u s triaa n d th eU n ite dS ta te s .T h os ew h ofa ll s o lo w a s th isa rege n e ra llye v ilm a g ic ia n sa n ds o rc e re s s e s . If a n yd e c e p tio n tra n s p ire st h ro u g hth e m . a n din c o n s e q u e n c eo f th isthe yh a v eo ftenb e e nw ro ng lyte rm e dp la n e ta ry a n g e ls b yc e rta in s c h o o lso f m a g ic a l re se a rc h . II.T h e ya rein d e e d p la n e ta ryinn a ture . T h e s ein te llig e n tc re a tu re sa re to o b rig h t a n de th e rea l tob eg u i ltyo f fra ud . G e rm a n y . c o rre s p o n din gtoth es e v e n p la n e ta ryd iv is ion so fN a tu re. .o r "s p oo k s .w eou rs e lv e sc ou lds e eth e th o u g h tle ss im p e rso n a lc re a turere s p o n d ingtoe v e ry la te n t th o ug h t inth e ir m e d iu m 'sm in d . O u rp e r s o n a l in v e s tig a ti o n s .b u t th e yd on o tb e lo n gtoth ep h y s ic a lp la n e t tow h os en a tu ret h e yc o rre s p on de x c e p t bya ffin ity . D is e m b o d ie dH u m a nE le m e n ta rie s .o r va s e so fw a te r.w h oa re fa rm oren u m e ro u s th a nc iv ili z e ds o c ie ty h a sa n yc on c e p tio no f.a n d a rethein te rm e d ia tea g e n tsof th ep h y s ic a l re s u lts o fp la n e tary in flu en c e sm a n ifes te do nth ee a rth .8 4T H EL IG H TO FEG Y P T e v o lv edth elu c id s ta te .m a g icm i rro rs ." T h et h irdc la s s inth es c a l eo f in te ll ig e n c eist h em a g n e tic e le m e n ta ls .h ew o u ld g e n e rallyc o n fe s s th a th ew a sn o t. w h e reu p o nth em ed iu m w o u ld c o m m e nc eb la m in g "th ec o n d iti o n s " fo r thep o o r re p ort.w ic k e dm o rta lsw h oh a v es u n k b e n e a t hth eh u m a np la n ea n dt h u sc a u s e d th es e p a ra t io no f th e ir d iv in es o u l fro mth e ir c o n s c io u sin d iv idu a lity . T h e yp e rtain too u r o w no rbe qu a llya sm u cha sm a nh im s e lf. p ro v em o s t c o n c lu s iv e l yth a tn e a r ly h a lf of th a tc la sso fm e d iu m sw h os ty le th e m s e lv e s "b u s in e s s c la irvo y a n ts "a n d "te s tm e d ium s "a rec o ntro lle db yv a rio u sk ind s o fa n im a le le m e n ta ls . F ra n c e. e s p e c ia lly th o s ed e v ote dto a lc h e m ya n da s trolo g y . a n dc a ng iv em uc h in fo rm a tio nre g a rd in gth eo rb u n d e rw h o sed o m in io n th e ya c t.w it hv a rio u s ty p e sa n dp h a s e so fm e d iu m s .T h e yd on o ta n dc a nn o tc o n tro l m e d iu m sb ym e s m e ris m o rb y tra n c e .T h eir s o lein fl u e n c eism an ife s te din th eim p re ss io n a l a n dc la irv o y a n t ph a s e so fm e diu m s h ip .T h is c la s sism a d eu p o f th ea n im a ls o ulso fd e p ra ve d .T h e ya re g e n e ra te db y th eli fefo rc e sof th ep la n e ta ryc h a inex is tin gw it h ine a c ho rb . It is th e s eb e in gsth a tu s u allyp ro d u c e th e v is io nsinc ry s tals . it isb u t th ere fle ctio n o fd e ce p tio n(m isu n d e rs ta n d ing )e x is tin g inth em ind so f th o s ew h o u s ethe m .

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re s ta s s u re d .a n di tsp h il o s o p h y inh u m a nev o lu tio n .o r b rin g in gyo un ig hu n t od a n g e ro u sg ro u n d . W eh a v erev e a le dtoyo uth em y s te ryo fN a ron ia . . it isw is e r tow a itu n til y o ur s p iritu a l n a tu re ism o reh ig h lyd e v e lo pe d . F o r th o s ew h o a ren ot y e t re a d y. h a v egiv e ny o ua no u tlin es k etc ho f its b a s isinN atu re .w ha tw eh a v e h e resa idw ill b ep la ina n dea s yo fc o m pre h e n s io n .a sn e a ra sit isp o s s ib l ew ith o u tle a d in g y o uo ut o fy o u r sa fep a th .N A R O N 1A1 2 7 h e re a f te r re c e iv e. F o r tho s ew h oa re re a d ytou t iliz eth is m y s te ry .

B O O KI T H EL O G O S .K a th a. a n d th eS o u l i na ll th in gs . I t isth e re fo rep la c e da t th ed is po s a lo f N e o p h yte sa sav alu a b leM a n u sc rip t.b e c au s eit d o e sn o tp a rticip a teintheQ u a l itie s . it isd is t in c t fro m theQ u a litie s. "K n o w . T .o n ec a nn o ts e efo rm sre fle c ted . th e firs t re q u is ite .T h ek no w le d g eo f th eD iv in e e le m e nt b e in gin u s . b e c a u s ei t is .B u rg o y n e . s w e e t ju ic ec a n n o t befo u n d . a n dc a n n ot b eo b ta in ede x c e p t in ra rea n di s o la te dB u dd h is tc o n v en tsin th erem o tep a rts o f In d iaa n dT a rta ry . th e n .s oaS p i rit w ithim m a tu reo rg a nsc a n n o ta t ta ink n o w led g e .H .a n dc a n no tb e a p p ro ac h e db ya rgu m e n ta tio n .s o isk n o w le dg en o t fo u n d ina nu n d e ve lo p e do rg a nis m . w is d o m . w h ic hs e e s th ew a k e fu l a n dth ep rofo u n d lys lee p in gs ta tes .a n dasw ea c q u ir e th a t kn o w le d g e . T h eS o u l i sp u re . is .h ec a nn o ta tta in s a lv a tio n . "A sin ad e a m o n d (M a g ic )m irr o w . It ism orere fin e d th a na na tom .k n o w ingth eu b iq uito u s S o u l.O R B O O KO FW IS D O M E X P L A N A T O R YN O T E : T h eA ta m aBo d h ao rB o oko fS o u l Kn o w le d g e . i sc o p ie d fro m a fre etra n sla tio no fav e ryA n c ie nt S a n s k rit M a n u s c rip t.a n d .O R B O O KO FW IS D O M "T h eQ u a litie sc an n o tk n o w thes o u l (D ivin eE g o ). O fw h ic hy o u rS o ul isb u t ar a y ." M a h a n irv a naT a n tra . B u t theS o u lk n o w sa ll Q u a lit ie s . w ritte nu po nP a lm L e a v e s.w ep ro g re s si nth ed e v e lo p m e n to fth ein n e r li fe ." M o k a h. o rb y th eb u rn in go f in c e n s e . "H ew hos e e sa ll th in g sintheS o u l.d on o t m o u rn . th a t s a lv a tio ni sn o ta tta in e db yu tterin gM a n tras .C H A P T ER V III S O U LKN O W L E D G E T H EL O G O S . T h a t yo um a yk n o wth eD iv in eO n e . o ro b s e rv in gth o u s a n dso f fa s ts .d o e s n o ts l ig h ta n y th in g ." P ro c lus . U n til th einc a rn a te dS ou lk n o w sth at h eisd ivin e . A sin u n rip efru i t. P riv a teS e cre ta ry . "K n o wth eD iv in it yth a t isw i th iny o u . o f anu n iq u ea nde x c e e d in glyra rew o r ko f g re a t m e rit." F ro m th eS a n s k rit w o rk . T h etru lyw is e . th e re fo re . its e l f.

a n dth eKa la k ah e re re fe rre d tod iss o lv e sim m ed ia te lyw h e np la c e din w a te r.A ft e r th eD iv in eS o u l (B rah m a ).a n dw hoa s p ireto th e fin a l d e liv e ra n c e. Fo rw a n to f b e in go p p o s edtoit. th es a m ea sth eo a kc u llin g s u s e di nth ew a te r so f th ela ndo fL aG ron d c .e v e nasth e reis n oc o o k in gw ith o u t fire .F ette re dinso m ew is eb y ig n o ra n c e . e v e na s th eo y s te r s h e ll a p p e a rsto b es ilv e r. O f a ll m e a n s . d iv in eS ou l) b e c o m e so f its e lf r e s p le n d e n t o fg re a t li g h t. it p a s s e so ni n ton o n - re a lit y .C h a pte ro f th eB o o ko f E x o d u s. a n dw h e nt h e yc a m eto M o ra h . a n dth eL ords h o w e dhim atre e.a sl ig h td is s ipa te s th ed ark n e s so f he a v yc lo u d s . h e n ceth ep a s s ag e . "S oM o s e sb ro u g h t Is ra e l fro m theR e dS e a . b u ta g a inbe c o m in gfree w h e nsh eisd e s tr o y e d(A tm a . T h i sb o o ko f So u lK n o w le d geisc o m p o se dfo r th o sew h oh a v e e ffa c edth e ir s insb yp e n ite nc e .M a n y k in d so fp la n tsw ill c la rify w a te ra n dm a k eit s w e et. tro u ble db yig n ora n c e . aslo n ga sBra h m aisn ot k n o w n . th e reisb ut o n e . A T A M AB O D H A I.h a s b e e npu rifie db y th ee x e rc is eo fk n o w le dg e . in d iv is ib le .S O U LKN O W L E D G E1 29 a n yp ro te s ta g a ins t th a tk n o w le d g es h u ts u so u t from th eS p iri tu a l L ife . e v e na s th eg ra inKa la k ainw ate r. a n dth ep e op lem u rm u reda g a in s tM o s e ss a y in g. c a no n en o t a rriv ea t f in a ld e liv era n c ew ith ou tK n o w le d ge ." Y a g n a v a l Ky a .w h oh a ved e s tro y e d th e ir p a s s io n s .w h oh a vea tta in e d th ep e rfe c t tra n q u illi ty . II. V I. V . "D iffu se se v e n a sth eG ra inK a lak ainw a te r. " T h es tu d en t isa ls oh e rere fe rr e dtoa ninte re s tin g a c c o u nt o f th es w e e te n in go f b ra c k is hw ate rsinth e1 5 th . th ew o rldisco n tin u a lly tro u b le db ylo v e . fo r th e yw e reb itte r." e tc . a ctio nk n o w sn o t tore p uls e ig n o ran c e . N O T E : K a la k aisus e dinm a n yp a rtso f Ind iatop u ri fys ta g n a n t a n db ra c k is hw a te r.b u tK no w le d g ed is sip a te sig n ora n c e . b u to na w ak e n in g . T h en atu ra lp u rif ie rsa rev e r yv a lu a b le inth eE a s t. Th ep h e n o m e na lw o rlda p pe a rsa sre al. a sth es u nu p o ndis a p p e a ra n c eo f th ec lou d s .H e th a t isa b ov ea ll th ing s . o rH u m a nS o u la n d B ra h m a. th e yc o u ldn o t d rin ko f thew a te rso f M o ra h .S p iri t. w h ic h . a n dth e yw e n t th re ed a y sinth ew ild e rn e s sa n dfo u n dn o w a te r. w h a t s h a ll w ed rin k ?an dh e(M o s e s) c rie du n t oth eL o rd .K n o w le d g e . S im ila r totheim a g eo fad re a m .a ndo th e rp a ss io n s . III.A sl o n ga sth ed re a m la s ts .w he nh eh a dc as t it in to th ew a te rs th e yw e rem a d es w e e t. V II. A tm a . it a p p e a rs tob ere a l. th ek n ow le d g eits elf v a n is he s(d iffu s es ). IV . b yh a te . th a t ise ffic a cio u s fo r theo b ta in in go fd e liv e ran c e . . a n dth e yw en to u t int h e w ild e rn e s so fS h ur.

a i ra n dw a te r. n a m e sa n ddif fe re n t s ta te sa re c o m m u n ic a tedtoth eS pirit.w h ic histob eu n d e r s to o da sS p irit ( A tm a n a m A v a dh a v y ).T h e y a res ou lle s s . ab s o lu te ly inth es a m ew is e . isth ein stru m e n to f th e p e rc e ptio no f th e in te rio rs en s e s . X III. w ithth efac u ltyo f in te rio rc o m p re h e n s io n(M a n a s ).a n dareth ec h ief. v e ritab lea n din te llig e n t. a ll p e n e tra ting .E a rth . T h ea n -b e g in n in g(in d e f in ite ). ig no ra n c ew itho u tb e g in n in g( u n d e fin e d ). w ith in te llige n c e(B u d d hi). W a te r a n dV ita l Bre a th .e v e na sg o ldisinall v a rie ty o fo rn a m e n ts . a n dm a ybea p p ro p ri a te ly d e s ig n a te d th eE le m e n talso f th eAs tra lP la n e.1 3 0T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T V III. a n dth e te no rg a n s .E ve na sth eair. T heb o d y . s u b s is tsa s th en a tu re o fo n eo rt h eo th e r. a sac ry s tal re fle c ts th ec o lo rs o f th ev a ri o u sm a tte rs th a t areb ro u g h t n e a r it. it v ir tu a lly b e c o m e so ne . th eM a s te r.p ro du c e d b yth ee ffe c to f a c tio n(E n e rg y ). inthes a m ew is ea s d iffe re n tc o lo rs a retoth ew a te r. X IV . th u sf o rm sth es ea to fp e rc ep tio n o fp lea s u rea n dof p a in . .' A ll th ev arie tie so f be in ga rec om p ris e din th eO n eB e in g . th eo n lyca u s e so f thep h y s ic a l p h e n o m e n akn o w ntom o de rn s p irit u a lis m . X II.a p p e arsa sd is ti n c t. p u r ea n dfre eof th ee n v e lo p e s(E le m en ts ) tow h ic h s h eis u n ite d . inth es a m ew is easis s ifte d th eg ra in fro m th ec h aff. IX .o fth eth irdo r fo u rthd im e n s io n so f s p a c e . o rS o u l. m a g n e ticb ein g s .S t riv eb yc o ns e c ra tin gtheth o u g h t (m in d ) toli b e ra teth e s u p re m eS o u l. s p e c ie s . a n dina g re a t m a jo ri tyo fc a s e s. th ep u re S p irit . e te rn a l. b yre as o no f th e ir d is tinc tio n s . X I.a ndinfa c tth isA s tra l P la n eth a t c o n s titu te s th e w e ll-kn o w nD w e llerso nth ethre s h o ldin O c c u ltis m . A ir. bu tw h ic hd i ffe rs e s s e n t ia llyfro mth a t trip licityo fa ttr ib u te s . s u s c e ptib leo fd iv e rs ea ttribu te s . e a rth .b u t w h e nth e s ea ttrib u te sa red e s tro ye d(la te n t) . w h ichisn o t theis s u eo f th efi v eg ro s s e r e le m e n ts . It isth e s ee lem e n ta ls .b ut w h ic his u n ite dw ith th efiv ebre a th so f life . isc a lle dt h ec a s u a l attrib u te . fo rm e do f th eco m b in a tio no f th ee le m e n tstoth e n u m b e r o f fiv e . tha t th eb o d ya n dth eo the r.s e m i-m a te ria l. I nu n io nw it hth efiv een v e lo p e s(Fiv eR o g a s ).o ra s tra l z o n e . w h ob e c o m ea c tiv ea ge n tsin th efi e ryc irc u lus . X . w hoisb o u n du pw itha ll . N O T E : T h ee le m e n t sh e rere fe r re dtoa re th es a m einte llig e n tfo rc e sg e n e ra te db y th es o-c a lle dfo ur p rim a rye le m e n tsfire. Th es u b tlebo d y(A s tra l B o d y ). Fire . d ire c to r o f th eo rga n so fs e n se .B yv irtu eo fth e s ed iv e rs ea ttrib u te s. X V .

ina slo n ga sit e x is ts inre a lity. a re b u tv arie de x p re ss io n so fS o ul o nth ee xte rn a lp la ne .d w e ll inth eh u m a n m in d . X X .s o fa ra stos ay . m u s t n o t.a sm end oth e ir d a ily w o rkbyth elig h t o f th eS u n . th eo rg an s o fs e ns e . th eS p irit. e tc .a st h e reisa tt rib u te dablu ec o lo r t oth e firm a m e n t. X X II. w h e ni t c e a s e sto b e . a re p la c e dint h eS p irit.n ot toS p irit (S o u l).b ec o n fo u n d e dw ithth erea s o n(m in d ) . "I a c t. th eb o dy .d o e sn ot m a n ifes t its e lf i na ll p la c e s. w h oh a sp e r fe c te d itsn atu re . th eS p iri t isa p pa re n tlya c t in ginth esa m ew is e . T h eliv in ga n dth ein tellig e n tp a rt o fS p irit (A tm a n )a nd a c tiv i tyo f in te l lig e n c ea re d is tin c t thin g s . Inth es ta teo fp ro fo u n ds le e p . k n o w in ga ll th in g s ine x c e s s . A slo n ga s th eo rg a n so fs e n s ea r eina c tio n. X X IV . X V III. th eq ua litie so r a c tio n so f th eb o d y . X IX . a sth e re fle c tio no nth es u rf a c eo f am i rro r. toth ein tellig e n c e . N O T E : T h eD iv in eS p irit. inthes a m ew is ea satru eKin gw a tc h e sh isa tte n da n ts . e s s e n tia ll yislife . Th eS o u l." X X V .p u rity . th ein terio rc o m p reh e n s io na n d th eth o u g hts (M in d ) a c c o m p lis h th e ir re s p ec tiv efu n c t io n s . It isth ro u g ha b s e n c eo f d is c e rn m e n t . th ein te rio rs e n s ea n dth ein te llig e n c e . asw ill a re n om o re .a sa ls o th eD iv in eS o u l. o r Eg o . the yb e lo n g .a n dp a in . th e re fo re . In te llig en t re a s o n . a l th o u g hit p en e tra te sintoa ll th ing s . X X I. w h e nth ec lo u d sp a s sb y .S O U LKN O W L E D G E1 31 X V I.e te rn i ty .H a v in gre c o urs etoth eVita l fo rc eo f th eS p ir it. E v e na sc le a rn e s sist h ep re -e m ine n tq u a lity o f th eS u n. th eo rg a n so fs e ns e . asth eM o o na p p e a rsto b ein m o tio n.a lsofo llo w in g inn a tu re . ev e na sth em o tio no f thew a v e sis s u p p o s e dto b e c a u s e db yth eM o on 'sre fle c ti o no nth ew a te r. th a t th e liv in ga n d in te ll ig e n tS p iri t isa ttrib ute d . h e a t of fire ." .. b u t it b ec o m e sm a n if e s t inin tellig e n c e (th o u gh t). th e y . a n dtheo rg a n so f s e n s e . X V II. u n d e r a n y c irc u m s ta n c e s . P a s s io n s . X X III. th e r eisn o te ve nk n o w le d ge fo r thein te llig en c e .p le as u re s . b e a tit u d e . th ro u g h ig n o ran c eo n ly . Th e reisn oc h a n g efo r Sp irit.th ep e o p les ay"I k n o w . iss u b je c t toill u s io n s . de s ire s .a n dd ono te x is ta t a ll w ith in th ep urere a lm o f S p irit p ro pe r. Ac tio na n doth e rq u a liti e sth a tb e lo n gtoth ea ttrib u te so f th eM an u s(in te ri o rc o m p re h e ns io n ). T h eS p irit m u s tb ed is t in g u is h e df ro m th eb o dy .W h e nb yig n o ra n ceth e y a reide n tifie d . th eS o ul.

d e s iresn o t th ekn o w le d g eo f a n o th e ro n th es u b je c t o f itso w nk n o w le d g e ." h eisfr e e dfro m a ll fe a r. let th ep u re B e in gb erec o g n iz e d . "T h isisno t.s a y in g. th eS p ir it c o n tra c t sag re a t f rig h t. n o rd e c rep titu d e . a sa la m pillu m in a te s av a s ea n do th e r o b je c ts ." T h is S o u l isB rah m a(G o d ). it isp e ris h a blea sab u bb le .T h a tw hic h w em a y te rm S o u l isb u t th eex te rn a le x pre s s io no f th ein te rior S o u l.h a v in ga tta in e d th ea b s o lutec o n d itiono f th eA t -o n e -m e n t.b u t areo n lye x te rn a l re p res e n ta tiv e so f am o rei n te rio r S p irit u a lc o rre s po n d e n c e . If h eta k eh im s e lf fo r th ein d iv idu a lS o u l. Ie x p e rie n cen e ith e rb i rthn o rd e ath . e v e nlik e ac irc le . tob es e e n . th e ya reth ep u refo rm le s se m a n a ti o n so fB ra hm a . is n o t illu m i n a te db yth e s eine rt th in g s .w h e no n e . a n da t th eir h e a d . b yv i rtu eo f th eg re a t w o rd s . o ra ttrib ute s . T h eS p irit (S o u l) o f i ts e lf c a u s estoa p p e a r th eo rg a n so f s e n s e . T h isis n o t. th e n .B u t th eS p irit ." X X X . N O T E : O r ino th e r w o rd s .n o ra g e. X X V II. it is v is ib le . X X V III .T h eH u m a nE g o . h a v in gre je c te da ll thea ttrib u teso f th in g s te m p o ra lw iths u c h te rm sa s .K n o w ." X X X I. initsrea ls e lf.1 3 2T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T N O T E : T h eo n eg rea t th in gn e ed fu l fo ra llN e o p h y te s istoth o ro u g h lyre a l iz eth e v a s t diffe re n c ebe tw e e nth eap p e a ra n c e sa n dth ere ality . It isno t. X X IX . h a sn on e e d fo ra no th e r la m p .w ith o ut e x c e p t io n .b u t in th a t.W h a te v e rc lea v e stoth eb o d yisth ep ro d u c to f ig n o ra n c e . (T h u ss a y s th eS o u l): Toc o n ta inan yd iffe re nc efro m th e b o d y . "I a m n o tth eS o u l. b u t w h e nhec o m e sto u n d e rs ta n d . se e in gth a t it iso n e w itht h eF a th e r. Ih a v e n op o in to fa tta ch m e n t toth eir o b je c ts . inth es a m ew is ea sa la m pg iv in g itso w nli g h t. it c a nn o tp o s s ib l yb ea id e dbya n yo u ts id eo re x te rn a lh e lp . w h ichh a sn o t s u c hm a rk so fd istin c tio n . "I a mH e . O n eh a v in g re c o g n iz e dt h eU p a d h is . in te llig e n c e( m in d ).T h e re ism u c htha tc o u ld b eim pre s s e da st oth es ta te w h ic hw ill e n a b leo n e tod is tin g uis hb e tw e e n tru th a n da pp e a ra n c eo f tru th . "It is n o t." le th im s triv eto d is c e rntheid e n tity o f G o d(Bra h m a )a n do f th eS o u l. b u to b s e q uie db yth ec e le b ra te d w o rd so fH o lyW ri t. p o s s e s s e sn e ith e r fo rm no rw e ig h t. b ut th es o v e re ig n S p irit . a n do f th eS o u l. X X V I. lik eth ediv in eS o u l. T h eS p iri t (S o u l) w h os ec o n d itiono fb e in g isk n o w le d ge . n o re xtin c tio n . as(b ym is tak e ) o n etak e saro p e fo r as e rp e nt. sa y in g o fh im s e lf. in its e lf in v is ib le ." le t h im re c o g n iz eth e u n ity o f th eS u p re m eS p irit. th at a ll th in gsp o s s e s s ingfo rm a n dw e ig h t a ren ot w h a t th e ys e e m . an da m d is c o nn e c te dfro mth eo rg a n so fs e n s e . "I a mB ra h m a . "T h o ua rt H e .

e x is ten c e .Id o n o te xp e rie n c ep ain . im m o v a ble .w h ic hin its e lf isbu tM a y ao r illu s io n . N O T E : T h ela n g u a geo f th eS o ul isn o t.o rm in d 'ss e n tim e n ts . lig h t.v iz . w ith o ut w ill. fre e .p a s s io n .s e n tim e n ta lw a y scre a te sfo r its e lf.e v e r th es a m ei na ll. I a m w itho u t im p e rfe ctio n s .o ne . fe a r . th es ec o n dism e dita tio n .w h ere inth elan g u a g eo fth eS o u l is u n d e rsto o d . X X X V . th ew ind . w ith o u t fo rm .Ia mth a tw h ic hi se s ta b lis he db yth epre c e p to f re v e la tio n . O fB ra h m a isb o rnth eb re a tho f life(P ra n a). w ith ou td u a lity (u n d iv id e d ). B e in gfre edfro m th eM a n a n . H ew h ois e te rn a l. p e rfe ctlyp u re .S O U LKN O W L E D G E1 33 c o m e s tok n o w th eS o u lb yth e in te llig e nc eo fS c riptu re .o r o th e rp a s s io n so r a ffe c t io n s . a ll theo rg a n so f s e n s ea reair. . s o m eg ra n did ea lo fa na pp a re n t re a lit y . Intu itio n . Intu itio nc a n o n lybec a lle dthela n g u a g eof th eS o u l u p o nth em oree x te rn a l p la n e so f m a n ife s te d B e in g . Ia m w ith ou tq u a lity .e te rn a l. v e rita b le. th em in d.n u rs ing a ll tha tw h ic he xis ts . X X X II. p u re . h a te .w i th o u ta n d w ith in.S c ie n ce . w ith o u t im pu rity . X X X V I.o n earriv e s a t th es p e c u la tives c ie n c eo f th eS o u l. w ith o ut b re a th .w ith ou tc h a n g e . X X X IV . lo v e . w h ic hish ere inre s u m edinF iv e S lo k a s. fo re v e r lib e ra te d . a b s o lu te l yp u re .w ith o u tM a n u s. p e n etra tin ga ll th in g s . i nitss trict s e n s e . D iv in eP e rc e p tio n .b ut isth a to ne s o leattrib u teo f th es p iritua l in te llige n c e . re a l. w ith o u ta c t iv ity . (B ra h m a )I a m H e . w a te ra n de arth . th eIn finite . T h efirs t s te pinth ew a yo f lif eisre a d ingth eS a c redB o o k s .e n tire ly h a p p y(in th es up re m eh a p p in e s s ). p u re in p a s s ion s .. Ia m a sth eE th e r. th es up re m eO n e . im m a c u la te . N O T E : T h e reisn os u c hth in ga ss e n tim e nt re c o g n iz edw ith inthep a leo f pu re o c c u lt is m . X X X III .

d is s ip a testh eh a llu cin a tio n sb orno f ig n o ra n c ee v e nasav a lu a b lem e d ic in ed ri v e so u td is ea s e . an dw h ic hin d u etim epro d u c e sth ea ll p o te n t.c o n tem p la tec o n t in u a llyth eo n e S p irit .S O U LKN O W L E D G E -B O O KII E X P L A N A T O R YN O T E : It m u s tb eb o rn einm in db yth er e a d e r th a t th es e c o n dp a rt o f th eB o o ko fW is d o m isinr e a lityac om m e n ta ry .w o rk .p e rfe c t m a n . le a rn .w ith ou ta llo w in gh isth o u g htstob e d iv e rt e d . T h isisth e tru es e c ret o f th ee vo lu tio no f th eS o u l-p o w e rs e v o lv edb yO c c u lt tra in in g . N O T E : S o lita rym ed ita tio nis o n eo f th em e a n so fs uc c e s sinthes o u l'ss ea rc hfo r B ra h m a.w ill b e inth eb e s t c o n d itio n toc o n te m p la te . N O T E : It iso fg re a t im p o rta nc efo rN e o ph y te stofullyre a liz e th a t th eco n s ta n t fo rm u la tio no fa nyid e a ." "I n d iv is ib le .c a u s ethes u b je c tiveid e a l to b e c o m ea nob je c tiv e fa c t. S u chac o n c e p t io n . C o n s id e rin g th ev is ib le u n iv e rs ea sa n n ih ila tedinth eS pirit. e tc . Bu rg o y n e . s e c re t ly . toe x is t a sare a l en tity . a n dh ere iniss e t fo rthth eac tu a ls e c retso f th eKo s m o s . o r fro m th ee m b ry o n icpla n eo f th es o u ls ta te. ind u eti m e(o th e r co n d itio n sbe in gfu lfil le d ).w ill . t op ra y . fre edfro m th ep a s s io n s . (S o u l)." T h ep hilo s o p h e rw ill h a v en oo th e r th o u gh t. bu t ton o th in go u ts id eo f th a t m o s tH o ly . it c o r re s p o n d sm ys tic a llyw it hth ep e rfec ta t-o n e -m e n to f th ee a rlyp rim i tiv e C h ris t ia n s .h i so w nin te l lig e n c e w ill ha v eac o n s ta n ta p p lic a t io ntoB ra hm aa lo n e . T h efu ll re a liz a tio no f th isw il l s u re lyb r in gu n totheN e o p h y te th a tp e a c e o fG o dw h ic hp a s se tha ll u n d ers ta n d in g . "re tire toth yc los e t. "O n e . II.a n dw h e na lo n einthes e c re tc om m u n io nw it hy o u ro w nS o u l.T . th eInfin iteB e ing .â re a d .p u re inin te llige n c e ." T hisisth es olita rym e d i ta tio nre ferre dtob y th isA n c ie nt H in d u w riting .H . It m e a n stheIn itia tiono f th eS ou la n da ssu c h . th ee te rn a llyIn fi n ite . "I a m Bra h m ah im s elf.th eA d e p t. ha v in gc o m p le te ly m a s te re dh iss e n se s . le t them a n . th es u p re m eO n e .a n d in w a rd lydig e s t th ew o rd s inth eN e w T e s ta m e n t. th ro u gh ap ro ce s so fP s y ch ice v o lu tion . o r th etru eN irv a n ao f o u rO rie n ta l B re th re n .c o n s eq u e n tly .d ire c t lya n dw itho u t tro u b le . le t am anp ic tu ret oh im s e lf t h isS p irit.o r c e re m o n ia l rite . H ew h os ub m itsh im s e l f toth es ev e red is c iplin eo f th eA n c ie n t ri tu a lo f tra in in g .T h ew h o lea rc a nao fH in d u O c c u lt is m ish e re la idb a reof itsa rc a nete rm sa n d itsm e ta p hy s ic s .w h ot a u g h t th a tth ek in g d o mo fh e a v e n( th ere g io no fB ra h m a ) w a s w ith in." in c e s sa n tlym a in ta in e d.s obe w ild e rin g toW e ste rnm in d s . . b o w th y h e a di nre v e re n c ea n da w eb e fo reth era dia n tv is itorsfro m th ew o rldb e y on d . in te ri o rp la n e . or e x p la n a ti o no f th ef irs tB o o k . it m u st b ec o n s id e redw h o llya pa rt fro m a n y in te rn a lfo rm u la .w h e na lo n einth yc h a m b e r. III. S i ttin gins olitu d e . B O O KO FW IS D O M I. T h a t is tos a y .a v e ritab les p iritua l re a lity . ash ew o u ldt h elu m in o u sE th e r.

o r B ra h m a .b yfo rm . a lw a y sa c c e s s ib le .S O U LKN O W L E D G E1 35 IV .b yt h ee x e rc is eo fs ile n t m e d ita tio n .w itha ll th a t w h ic hp ro ce e d sfro m i t. p e rfe c t. V . o r lik e ntheo u tw a rdph y s ic a l fo rm o fm a n toth at o fh isC re a to r. N O T E : A g a init is n e c e s s a ryt os a yw em us tn o tc o n fo u n dth eS ou lw ithth eg re a t S p irit . th ep erc e p tio na ndth eo b je ct p e rc e iv e d in h isq ua lityo f theo n eb e in g .o rm in d is a p p liedtoth efi rs t. th ek n o w led g eo f tru esc ie n c e . s h in in glik et h eS u n . islik e ne dtoth e A ra n i. V II. bye rro r. w h ic h . X I.as e c o n dA ra ni.W he nth ep re vio u sig n o ra nc eh a sb e e nd is s ip a te db yk n o w le d g e (c o m p a ra b le toth elig ht o fd a w n ). N O T E : T h ea n c ie n t S a g e sh a v ed e fin e dth e re c o m p e n s ea w a rd e dto h im w h oh as c o n te m p la te d .a s th e c o n s e qu e n c eo f ign o ra n c e .b u tb ec o n te n t to k n o w o n e 's s e lf t ob eid e n ti c a lw ithth eu n iv e rs e . or th eS p iri t.e v ento itsv eryro o ts . w ithth es e lfe x is te n t. a n dfin d s th a th eh a sa c c o m p lis he dh isd u ty . n e ith e rm u s tw ed is q uie to u rs e lve sb ytry ingto os o o n tod is tin g uis hin o n e 's s e lf th eS ou l. ism a deu p o nth ew o rdo f th eS p irit. V I. o ro th e rw ise . c o n s u m e sa ll th ec o m b u s tib le m a tte ro fig n o ra n c e . T heS p irit o f life(P rin cip leo f lif e ) th eu n d iv id e dS o u l. ah a rdw o odu s e dfo r f ric tio n .W h ens u c hu n ionisa tta in ed .h e re je c tsa l l th a t isdis tin g u is h e db yn a m e . in te llig e nt a n dh a p p y. inth esa m ew is ea s je w e lso n am a id e n 's n e c k . T h u sw h e nt h efric tio no fm e d ita ti o n . V III. th ep u re S o u lc a nf u llyre a lize itsp re v io u sc o n ce p tio n sa n d th u sp a rticip a te sinall th ea ttr ib u te so f th eInfin iteO n e .a s s o c ia tesits e lf w i thth ed iv in eu n iv e rs al S o u l.b e c o m esa sin a c c es s ib le . T h efri c tio no f the s etw ow o od sb e in gm ad e(th em inda n d th eS pirit) c o n ti n u a lly . th e fla m ew h ichis s u e sthe re fo rm .A tm a . e n a b le s it toa tta i nth eu n io nw ithB ra h m a. th e liv in gS o u l.T hisc o n tin u al fo rm a tio no f th eS o u l 'sid e a l. to th es u p re m eB e in g . i n te llig e n t a n dh a p p y B e in g . X . th eM a n as .a n dh edw e llsfirm l yin th ea t -o n e -m e n t. isattrib u te d . init s s ile n t a s p ira tio ns .T h i sb e in gd iss ip a te d . it s h in e sa s fu llya n d a strulya c c e s s ible .T h eyh a v ere c o urs etoac om p a ris o nw hic hfre q u e ntlyp re s e n ts its e lf toth eim ag in a tio no f H in d ow riters . th e nth eSp irit its e lfm a n i fe s ts its e lf ina m a n n e r. th ep rinc ip a lo f ind iv id u a l li fe .w h ic hp ro c e e d s fro m it a ft e r th em a n ne ro f aflam e(fro m fr ic tio n ) d e s troy sc o m p le telyth ec o m b us tib lep o rt io no f th ew o o do f ig no ra n c e . Th e reisn o t inth es u p re m eS p irit (S o u l) a n yd is tin c tio n b e tw e enth ep e rc eiv e r.T h eS p irit. H es h in e sb yh is o w nli g h t. w ithB ra h m aH im s e lf. th o u g hs h em a yh av efo rg o tte n th e m . T h e nth ea s p ira n tfo rp e rfe c t d e liv era n c eisc on firm e dinhisro y a lty .w ith o u t c e s s a tio n . . T he nk n o w in g th eh ig h e s t e s s e n c e . IX . a sin c o n te m p tw ea ttrib u te .

a l l th a t isp erc e iv e din th ev is ib le w o rld . alth o u g hh ek n o w sa ll co m fo rt h im se lf. X V . y e tm ate ria l. th iserro rd is a p pe a rso f its elf.w itho u td is tin ctio n inth eS p irit. d e s tro y sc o m p le te ly th eign o ra n c eth at c a u s e su s tos a y . X V I.m in d . h i se x is te n c e inre a lity.A t th eb o tto mth e reisno th in g b u tc la y . S p irit o rS o ul. X V II. X IX . a sa n ig n o ra n tm anp a s s in ga s th ew in d . T h ek n o w le dg eth a t isbo rno f th ec o m p re h e n s io no f th e b e in g . "I a m . n o tb e ings o ile db y th e n a tu ral p ro p e rties .b u t c o m p a ra b let oth eE ith er. th eY o g is h in e s in tim a te ly .H ew h oisfrom th efo rc eo fv ita lity th ep o te n t m a nre je c ts th eq ua litie so f th ea n te rio r a ttrib u te s." in th es a m em a nn e r th a t thelig h to f th eS u nd iss ip a te s a ll d ark n e s sa n du n c e rta in ty inth ev is ib lere s p o n seo f th es ky . Afte rh a v in g tra v e rs e dt h eg re a to ce a no f illus io n . X V III.b yt h ee y eo f k n o w led g e . d e ta c h e dfr o m a ll th ing s . Bu to n c eh a vin gs e e nth e tru en a tu r eo f th eS pirit o f lif e . h a v in g . on lyth ec o n ce p tio n so f ig n o ra n c e .T hep o s s e s s ion .e v e nasth ec h ry sa lisb e c o m in gth eb u tt e rfly ." "I a mn o t. ve s s e lsa n do th e ru te n sils . N O T E : O u ra n c ie n t A u th o rw is he stos a yho w th eY o g i s e e s . v iz . Fro m th em o m e n t th ea ttr ib u te sa re d e s tro y e d .s a tis f ie dw ithth eh a p p in e s so f th eS o u l . infa c t th eree x is tsno th in gb u t S p irit. c o n te m p la te sa ll th in g sa ss u b s is ti n gw ith inhim s e lf. It i s s im ilar toc ro c k eryp la te s . c o lle c te d intra n q u il ity . H eb e c o m e sB ra h m a b yre as o no f th ee s s e n tia ln atu reo fh is in te rio rf o rm a tiv eb ein g . X III.w h ic ha rem a d eo f c la y .s h o u ld ." o r "t h a ta p p e r ta in s tom e .a ltho u g hh es u bm itstoth ea ttrib u te s o f th eb o d y ... th ew is em a nis fo re v er re s p le n d en t inth einte rio r lig ht.s im ila r toal a m pu n d e r ag la sss h a d e .A ll thew o rldist h eS p irit. a n d . th efire in toth efi re .h ed isc o v e rsth a t a ll isb u t th eo n ea n d th es a m e .1 3 6T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T X II. R e n o u n c in ga ll a tta c h m en tstoa nex te rn a la n d fle e tin g h a p p ine s s .a fte rw h ic hth e reis n o n eo th e r tod e s ire .n o m a tte r w h a t th e ir s h a p e . . b o dy . X X .e tc .c o lor. T h eM u n i as c e tic .a fte r h a v in gd e s tro y e d inh im s e lf t h ee v il G e nii o fp a s s io n . th u s h eis p e rfe c tlyha p p y .a n d fin d sh isio yin th eS o u l.d oe sh eh im s e lfp ro te c t. a n d th u s .o fh a te.o f h im s e lf. a re . thep o s s e s s o r o f ap e rfe ct d is c e rn m en t.w it hth ec h a rac te ro f d iv e rsity . X IV . Th eY o g i. th eM u n i (A s c e t ic )e n te rs im m e d ia te ly in toth a tw h ic hp e n e tr a te sa ll thin g s a sth ew a te r in to w a te ra n dair in toa ir . a n d o th e r v ic e s . a n ds iz em a yb e .o n ah ig he rp la n e .

X X V . isth es p irit o fth eO n e . N o th in ge xis tsa p a rt fro m th eO ne . a lo n e fro m w ith in a n dfro m w ith o ut. in c e s s a n tly h a p p y .S O U LKN O W L E D G E1 37 th efelic ity . X X V II. w ith o u tc o lor.a b o ve w h ic h th e reisn og re a te rs c ie n c e . T h a tw h ic h isd e s ig n a tedinth eB oo k so f th eV e d a n ta u n d e r th em o d eo f e x is te n c e .â Th isisB ra hm a . X X V I. s u p e rio r a n d in fe ri o r re lig io ns . th eim p e ris h a b le . H eb yw h os es p le n d o r s h in e sth eS u na n dth es ta rs . A ll th in g sb e lo n gtoH im (th eO n e ). P e n e tra tin ga ll o fh im se lf. X X II.n o r g ro s s . b e c a u s eat v a rio u sde g re e s . T h eB e in g th a t fe e lsall inth ei n te rm e d ia ry. X X III. w ith o ut q u a lity . le t it b ek n o w n .H eb yw ho m a ll th ing sa re illu m in a te d . liv in g . th ee x is te n c einu n io no fw h ic h th e reisnofre s h b irth p o s s ib le .p a r tia llyh a p py . le titb ek n o w n . Ad m itte dto ap o rtio no f h a p p in e s s . â It isB ra h m a . n o r lo n g . m o v a b lew o r ld . a b o v e . th es cie n c e . Bra h m ah a snos im ila rity o fa p p e a ran c ew iththew o rld s . le titb ek n o w n â T h isisBra h m a . h a p p y . le titb ek n o w n . illu m in atin gth ee n t ireu n iv e rse .a n d th eo th e r G o d s(G o d so f th ev ulg a rm a s s e s).A ll thein te rio r. a sc rea m inth em a s so fm ilk . a sam ira g e . X X IX . T h a tw h ic h isn e ith e r b o u n d . .w it h o u t as e c on d(d u a lity). le t it bek n o w n . Th e reisn ob e in gw ith in. w ith o u t n a m e . no rp e ris h a ble . th a t fig u re so n th ew a s te so f th ed e s ert.th ek n o w le d g ea b o v ew h ichth e reis n ok n o w le d ge d e s ired . e te rn al a n do n e .o r be y o n dth e O n eB ein g . b e lo n g in gp ro p e rlyto th eB ein gin c e s s an tlyh a p p y . â It is B ra h m a. a n dthee x te rn a l w o rldisth es a m es o u l. a fte r w h ic hn o thin gm o reis d e s iredtob es e en .b u t w h ois n o te n lig hte n e db yth eir lig h tn e ss . e v e nasth elig h t o f ra d ia n t S u n s . X X X . w ith o u t. re je c tin gall th a t is n o t fo r its o w ns e lf. â It is B ra h m a.n o r s h o rt.â T h is isB ra h m a .a b ov ew h ic hth ereisn og re a te r fe licity . T h es e e n(ob je c to fv isio n ). X X V III . T h i sisw h yB ra h m aise v ery w h e red if fu s e d .in te llig e n t. n o rs u b je c t tob irth .th e ree x is ts n o th in ge lseb u tB ra h m a .B ra h m ash in e sfro ma fa r. th a tw hic hisw itho u t fo rm . fo r in re a lity . X X IV . B ra h m a .a n dth is O n eisB ra hm a . th eO n e . X X I.S h a ll s om e th in g p ro d u ceits e lf e xte rn a l toH im ?It isn oth in gb u tav a ina p p e ara n c e . a ll a c tivityd e p e n d s o nth eO n e(In te l lig e n t). le t it b ek no w n .

T h isisth eg re a tc o m p le tio no fe xis te n c e . inth es a m ew a ya sa b lin dm a nkn o w sn o th ow to c o n te m p la teth eva rie dfo rm so fe x te rn a l n a tu rea rou n dh im . X X X IV . re s tin gin th ee th e r of th eh e a rt .w a rm e db yth ef ireo fs c ien c ea n dp u r ifie d .s h ine so f its e lf w ithth ebrillia n c yo f g o lds e v e n tim e sp u ri fie dinth e fu rn a c e . in te llig e n t. H e . fre e d c o m p lete lyo fw o rk s . d is s ip a te s th ec o lda ndth eh e a t. h a p p y . s h in es . b u t th ee yeo f ig n o ran c ek n o w sno th o w toc o nte m p la teit . fro m p a in . it isth eg rea t a n dfi n a ld e liv e ra n c efro m s in . X X X III . isn o t diffe re n t fr o m B ra h m a. it isth e P e a rl o fG re a tP r ic e . T h iso n e .a n da ls o fro m d e a th. a n d w h e nco m p a re dw it hth ev a n iti e so f th is illu s io n a ry w o rld . a ll-p e n e tr a tin gB e in g . f re efro m a l l im p u rity . w ith o u tc o ns id e rin gthes ta teo f th eh e a v e n s o r th ec o u n try . th isB ra h m aisc o n te m p la te d a sth ee x is te n t. . a ll-p e n e tr a tin g . th es u m of a ll k n o w le d g e . h a p p y . in te llig e nt. a n db ya k n o w le d g eo f th etru th .a n d im m o rt a l. d riv e sa w a yd a rk n e s s.w h ou n de rta k e sth ep ilg rim a g eo f th es o ul th a t i sw ith inh i so w ns e lf. in div is ib leB ein g .a n da ll i sillu m in a te d . a n da tta ins u n toa p e rp e tu a l h a p p in e s s .b e c o m e so m n is c ie n t. X X X V I. X X X V .a ll t h a t ish e a rd . T h es o u l. th e re fo re . or th etim e . X X X II. T h ee y eo f s c ie n c ec o nte m p la te st h isliv in g .a n dh a pp yin d e e di sh ew h ob ec o m e sits p o s s e ss o r.1 3 8T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T X X X I. illu m in a te db yth es a cre dlo rea ndo th e rm e an s o fk n ow le d g e . T h eA tm a nS p irit (o rD iv in eS o u l) . A ll th a t is s e e n . p e n e tra te sa ll.

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o r. c o m p re h e n siv eo u t lin eof th etw oan ds h o w th e ma sth e yrea llya rew he nv ie w e di nth e lig h t o fs p iritu al illu m in a ti o n . W h at d ow ek n ow c o n c e rn ingit? .w em u s t trytoe x pre s sb o tht h ed is tin c ti o na n dth ed iffe re n c ebyo th e r ty pe s ." B u ta ss u c hisn ot ine x is te nc e . "s o u l" a n d"s p irit " h a v eb e c om ein te rb len d e dins u ch h o p e les sc o n fu s ion .a n dc o n s titu testh ea ttri b u te s o f th ed iv in es p i rit." â P lu ta rc h . W eh a ves p o k e no f th es p iritua lE g oa sana to m o f div in ity . F irs t.a lb e it. Ta k eara yo f lig h t. th a t it se e m sa lm o s t im p o s s ib le tou n ra v e l th e ta n g leds k e in so f d e fin itio n s. s otosa y . ye t. T h es ou l isfo rm le s sa n din tan g ib le . th a tb yw hic hw eu n d ers ta n dth en a tu rea n dp o w e rs o f th es p irit. le t u sillu s tra te th eid e a .a s c in ti lla tin ga tom icp o in te vo lv e dfro mth ed iv in es o u lo f th eD e ity . In th efirs t ch a p te ro fth isw o rka c o m p le ted efin itio no f s p irit isg iv e n . th e re fore . a sam erem a tte ro f m e n ta lc o nv e n ie n c e .w ea rec om p e lle d tou s eill u s tra tio n st h a ts h a ll f o llo w o u tth ed e fin iti o nth e re g iv e n . W h e nw eh a v e le a rn edth e m . th eon eisn o tp erc e p tib lew ith o u t th ep re s e n c eo f th eo th e r.w h ileth isi sq u itetru ea sre g a rd s th eE g o . w em u s ts pe a ko f th eso u l. co n s id e r th em a s th ec au s ea n de ff e c t.w es h a ll p o s s e ssac le a r co n c e p tio nof th es o u l a n dits re a l na tu re . bu t. w es h o u ld s a ytha ts u c haco m b in a tio nw a sap e rfe ct ty p eo f "s o u l" a n d" s p irit. inre g a rd tos o u l a n ds pirit. If it w e rep o s s iblefo r ad ua d toe x is t inw h ic h th e rew a sa d is tin c tionw ith o u tad iffe re n c e. T h eterm s .o fs p ir itu a le v o lutio n . N o w . a n dp re s en t ac le a r. ra th e r . s ofa ra sh um a nla n g u a gec a ne x p res so rd e finea n u n d e fi n a b lee n tit y . Inord e r tom a k eo u rs e lv e sb e tte ru n d ers to o d .w ec a no n lyc o n c e iv ea n dk n o wo f th e s o u l byle a rn in g th ep o w e rsor a ttrib u teso f th es pirit. w h e nw ed e s iret od e fin ethes o u lw em us t re q u e s t th ere a d e r n o t toc o n fu s eth e tw o .T H ES C IE N C EO FT H ES O U L -S E C T IO N III T H ER EA L IT IE SO FL IF E C H A P T ER I T H ES O U L â IT SN AT U R EA N D A T TR IB U T E S "T h ediv in es p iri t istoth es o u lw h a t th es ou l istotheb o d y .W h e nw eco m etod e fi n eth es o u l. bu t it istha tb yw h ic h th es p irit is k n o w n . T h es ou l isn o tth es p irit.

M a n .w ill e v o lv eth es ix th s e n s e (in tu itio no rp e rc e p tionth ro u g hsp iritu a ls en s a tio n . Inth e m s e lv e sth ea tt rib u te so f lig h ta re fo rm les s . A n o the re x a m p le m a yb eta k ena s illu s t ra tiv ea n de x p re s s iv eof th eid e aw ew is hto c o n v e y . H e rew eh av ew h a tm a yb ec o rre c t ly te rm e d th es o u l of ara yo f l ig h t. th es e ve n thra c ew ill e v o lv e th es e v e n th s e n s e .a nds m e llin g .b u tth es e n s e s th e m s elv e sa reinv is ib lea n d fo rm le s s .th a t th es o ul. Th eo n ec a n no te x is tw i th o u t th e o th e r. a sth ereisth esa m ed iffe re nc eb e tw e e n th etw oa s th e reisb etw e e n ara yo f lig h ta nditsa c tio n. b u ta t th es a m etim et h e yc a n n o t b ec a lle don ea n dth es a m e .v iz.w e ll re p re s en tsth e s p irit u a lE g oin itsre la tio n toth es o ul.a ndle a rn tou s e it inth e i rd a ilyliv es ).a n db eco n te n tw ith fiv e .b u t th eym a ye a s ily b ere n d e redv is ib le .T h eo rg an sth ro u g hw h ic h th efun c tio n so f th es e n s e sbe c o m em a n if e s ta rev isib le . T h isa c tio nw e te rm th ea ttrib u te so f lig h t.w ew il l o n ly n o tic em a na sh e is . W ith o u t th eo n ew ec a nn o t k n o w th eo th e r. its e lf is . e ith e rb yt h e ir c o lo rs w h e nre frac te db yth ep ris m . an dv ic ev e rsa . a ss h o w n .A ll o u rk n o w le dg ec o n c e rn inge x te rn a l p h e n o m e n am us tc o m e .T h es piritu a lb o d y isth ere su lt o ro u tco m eo f th es o u l's .a ndth em e a n sw h e re b ythe d iv in es p irit m a nife s tsits e l f. th e o rg a n is m o fm a n .W ek n o w th e mo n lya sthe a ttribu te so f th eb o d y . Inre a lity.w h ile th em in d . s e ein g . fe e lin g. a n dth esa m ed is tin ctio na sth ereisb e tw e e n th eb o d ya nditsp h y s ica ls e n s e s .e x c e p t byitsa c tio nu p o ns o m e th in ge ls e .a sb e fo res a id . w h ic hisp erfe c tlya n da b s o lu te ly d e p e n d e n t u p o nth es e ns e sfo r in fo rm a tio n .p os s e s s e sfivee x te rn a l s e n s e s. form le s sa n d in ta n g ib le . s im ilar inm a n yr e s p e c tstot h eb o d y . B u ta sth es etw o h ig h e r s e n s e sn e edn o t in te rf e rew itho ur illu s tra t io n .T h es ix thra c eo r a to m ica g ec h ild re nw hoa ree x te rn a liz in ga t th ep re s e n t tim e . Av e ry la rg ep e rce n ta g eo f there a d e rsof m y s tic a l lite ra tu re h a v e im a g ine dth a t th eh u m a ns o u l iss o m ek indo f as p ir itu a lo rg a nis m . h eh a ss e v e ns e n se sw h ic hm a yb eu s e de xte rn a lly . a n dth e re fo rec a no n ly b ed e f in e da sth ea ttrib u teof s p irit.a sa t pre s e n tc o n stitu te d .T H ES O U L1 4 1 N o th ing .. bu t th etw oh ig h e r a ttribu te so f th es e n s u o u sg am u ta res ti ll ine m b ryos ofa ra s th eg e n e ra lit yo fm a n k inda rec o n c e rn e d .. a n dth e nm a n k in dw ill b ep h y s ic a l lyp e rfe c t. B u t. th is id e aisrad ic a lly e rro n eo u s . v iz . t h ro u g hth e m e d iu m s h ipo fo n eo rm o reo f th e s es e n s es . T h erea d e rw ill ob s e rv efro mw h a t ish e r es ta te d . ta s tin g .o r byth e ir e ff e c tsw h e nco n c e n tra te du p o nm a te r ia lo b je c ts . h e a rin g .a t p re s e n t.

c o lo r. ju s t a s th es ou l isa na t trib u teo fth ed iv in eEg o . b u t isn ot th es o u l i ts e lf. th o u g htsa n dfe e l in g s .a n da ls oth e c o rre sp o n d e n c e .T h eres u lt isfo rm . u n c o n d iti o n e din te llige n c e .W h a t th e nis D e ity ? th ere a d e r m a ya s k . a ss ig h t. th ro u g hth em e d iu m s h ip o f th eb ra in . T h iss ta te iso u re x te rn a l c o n s c io u s n e s s . O u rs e n s e s. th e n . inap erfe c tly s o u n dh u m a no rg a nis m .w h ilet h ed iffe re nt a n im a lsge n e ra llytyp ify th ee xtre m ee x p res s io no fs o m eo n ep a rti c u la rs e n s e. b a s e du p o n .a n dth i sd iv in eE go .c o ns titu teth eo n lys o u rceo fo u r e x te rna lk n o w le d ge . fo rm le s ss p irit .1 4 2T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T a c tio n. It isp u re lyanin te lle c tu a ls ta te . Th isp h y s ic a l o rg a n is m i sc o n s titu te da n de v o lv e din s u c hord e ra sto re n d e r th em o s tp e rfe c t e x p re s s io n (inu n is o n) o f th e p h y s ica ls e n s e s . It i sa na ttribu teo f th es o u l. isac ry s talliz e da ttri b u teo re x pre s s io no f D e ity .T hem e d iu m b e tw e enth etw oi sth ea s tra l fo rm o rs piritu a lb o dy .c o m m u n ic a te sw ithth ee x te rn a l w o rld w h ic hisc om p o s e do fv ario u se le m en ts .u p o nth e e x te rna lp la n e . a n dd e p e n d ingu p o nth ec o n tin u a n c eo f th ep h y sic a ls e n s e sw h ileo nea rth . s o tos a y . inits tu rn . o r a s tra lb o d y. p u re . N oo n es e n s e isine x c es so fa n o the r. e tc.T h es p iritu a l o rg a n is m p ro te c ts its e lf. s c e n t. w ew ill n o w tryto g iv es o m e id e ac o n c e rn in gits a ttribu te s . T h es um to ta lo f h u m a nk n o w led g eu p o ns pe c ia ls u b jec tsista b ula te d a n dc la s s ifie d . u n lim ite d. a n dg ra s p th e ir im p o r ta n c etothes till re m o te r . T h ep hy s ic a lb o d y ise v o lv e db yare fle xa c tio no f th ein te rior s o u l du rin gth epro c e s so fe vo lv in gits s p iritu a l org a n is m .a n dfo rmth eb a s isf ro m w h ic hsp rin go u ri d e a s .th isisre d u ce dtoas y ste m a n dc a l le ds c ie n c e. W ea re th u sab letos e ea n da p p re c iateth ere latio no f th ep h y s ic a l se n s e sto th ep hy s ic a lb o d y.w h ic h isth es o u n d in gbo a rdo f th es e n s e s . s o u n d .a n di nth isc o n n ec tio nit w i ll g re a tly a idu sif w efirs t p o in t o u t th ed if fe re n c eb e tw e e nth es o ul a n dth ebo d y .D e finitio nc a ng on ofu rth e r inth isd i re c tio n .e tc . fe e ling . It isfr o m th e la tte r th a t th eph y s ic a lb o d y re c e iv e si tsfo rm a n d fo rc e . T h ishu m a nb o d y . A b s o lu tePo te n tia lity.A l l th a tw earea b leto a n s w e r is . H a v in ga tte m p te d tod e fin ethes o u la sdis tin c ta n dy e t in s e p ar a b lef ro m th es p i rit. T h isr a im e n t. from th ee x te rn a lp la n ebye v o lv in ga na s tra l ra im e n t. c ry s ta lli z e sam o re o r le ssd is to rte d re fle c tio no f th es p ir itu a l fo rma ro u n dits elf a n d th u spro d u c e sw h at isk n o w nasth eh u m a n fo rm d iv ine .O u r tho u g h tsa re th u sm o u ld edb yth ev ario u s p h e n o m e n a ls ta te s th ro u g hw h ic hw ep a s s .

th e rere s t sth e e te rn al s c in tillatin ga to m o f D e itya b o vea n db e y o nda n yh u m a nc o n c e p tion . th ee x te rna la n dth e in te rn a l.b e c a u seth e reis a lw a y sb e foreu sth ei n fin ite b e y o n d .T h e reit re s tsins ere n itya n dp e a c e . T h a t is .a n da n yth in gc o n fl ic tin gth e re w iths h o u l db e re je c te da se rro ne o u s . T h es e n s e so f th eb o d ya n dth es en s e so f th es o u la ret w o h a lv e so f th es a m ea ttrib u te . W es e e th einte llig e n c e . Bu t it isa g o a l th a t no th in gb e low D e ity c a ne v e ra t ta in . a n dthes u m to ta l o f th ere s ultso b ta in edine a c hca s eisth es a m e . thes o u lb e a r se x a c tlyt h es a m e re la ti o ntoth esp irit a sth ep h y s ic a l se n s e sb e a r toth eh u m anb ra in . ta b ula tin ga n du tiliz in g a ll thek n o w le d g ea n de x p e rien c ew h ic ht h es o u l in itsv a rio u sc y c le s isc o ntin u a llyrec e iv in g . a n dw eh a v eth es en s e s w h ic ha res p iritua l. th e w o rld w h ic hit. th em in d . isth eg ra n dg o a l to w a rd w h ic h th eu n iv e rseo fm a n ife ste db e in gi se te rn a lly m a rc h in g . w h ic hw e te rm th es o ul. a st h etw a in â B rid ea n dB rid e g ro o m âa reo ne .T H ES O U L1 4 3 m in dw h ic hu tilize sth ek n o w le d g es og a in e d . T h em in dis s o m e th in ga b o v ea n dbe y o n dth es en s e s . It isth ec lim a xo f e v o lu tio n . th e m e th o do f th es o ul'su n fo ld m en to rd e v e lo p m e n t. It ism an 'su n iv e rsa l b u t infa llib leg uid e .U n lim ite dp e rc e p t io n . th a to f th es o u l.P ro g res s iv e lifei se te rn a l. o n lyup o nd iffe ren tp la n e s . Th e s ere s u lt sm a yb efullye x p re s se db y th ew ordP E R C E P T IO N .v iz . B u ta t th eb a c ko f th iss o u l.A b s o lu te p e rc e p tio n im p lie sa bs o lu tec o n s c io u sn e s s . th o u ghit isa b so lu te lyd e pe n d e n t u p o nt h e m ." T h i sla w o f c o rre sp o n d e n c e ssh o u lde v e r bere m e m b e red . th em o r ew ele a rnt h em o reth ereistolea rn . a n dth es pirit. isp ow e rle s sto p e n e tra te . A ll kn o w l e d g ef ro m w ith o u t o rw ith int h eu n iv e rs eo fe x te rn al lifeisr e c e iv e d b ym e an so f th eso u l. "A s it isb e low s oit is a b o v e . th e re fo re .T h em o re w ele arn . O f th isw ec a n o n lysp e a king e ne ra l te rm s . T h u sw eh a v eth es e n s e sw h ic ha rep h y s ica l. i ts e lf.w h ic ha t th eb a c ko f thes e n s e su t iliz e s a n dtab u la te sth e im p re s s io n s it re c e iv eso f th eo ute rw o rld . W eh a ven o w a rrive da t th elas tp a rt o f o u rs u b je c t. b e a r ape rfe c tc o rr e s p o n d e n c e toth e p h y s ica ls e n s e sof th eb o d y . thea w fu ls ta te so f th ei n fin iteu n kn o w n . th u sw eh a v e ac o m p le te d e m o n s tra t io no f th e im m o r ta lity o f th es p i rit. It is th es a m ew it hth es o u l. T h ep h y sic a la res im p lyare fl e c tio no fth es p ir itu a l. T h es ev e ns e n s e sb e lo w c o rre sp o n dtoth es e v e ns e n se sa b o v e .. a n dc o ns e q u e n tly .T h ea t trib u te so f th e s p irit . T h e rea rece rta infu n da m e n ta l la w s .

A n dt h es a d d e n in g th o u g h t tha ts u c hisi n d e e dth et ru thinth i sa g e .T h e s ea re th em e th o dso f th es ou l'su n - fo ld m en t.a n da sJe s u sh a str u lyo b s e rv e d.o fw hic hy o u rs o ul isara y .la s tly . If t h e yc a n g iv ehim th en e c es s a ryin fo rm a tio ns om uc hth eb e tt e r. T ob ep u reinb o dy . u n le s sh eca nc o m ein t oc o n ta c tw ith o th e rs c a p a b leo f re a d in gh is s o u l'sre qu ire m e n tsarig h t." . P h y s ic a lh a rm o n ya n d c le a n l in e s sino ne 'ss u rro u n din g s . T h e re isatrin it yo f la w sto b eo b s e rv ed .R e m e m b e r. "H o w m a n yca nfo llo w ou ts u c hac od e ?"N o to neinam ill io n . a n dre a li z e . s ole t u sb ea spe rfe c ta so ur s u rro u n d in g sre n d e r p o s s ib le . S p iri tu a lp u rity. III.a ndfo r th elab o ra n ds e l f-d e n ia le xp e n d e dw esh a ll re a pt h es p iritu al re w a rd sw hic hw ill rep a yu ste n th o u s a n dfold . th e ya r es im p leb ut s u f fic ie nt. ap u red ie tm u s tb e th em e n ua ndth eh ig h e s t form o f fo o dp o s s ib leto m a nm u s tc on s titu teh i sp h y s ic a l s u s te n a n c e . P u rityof m in dd e m a nd sc le a ntho u g h ts .S e lf is h n e s sis th ero a dto th eH e lls o f th es o u l w o rld . tob es u c c e s s fu l. a n dc o n c lu d ew ithaf e w b rie fw ord so f frien d lya d v ic e.c o m pe lsu s toin dra w th es p i ritu a l fo rc esw h ic hth ep re s e n td is c o u rs eh a se x p e n d e d. the ns e eth a t y o u ra s s e r tio niss a cre d lym a in ta in e d. re s ta s s ure dth a t th eb lo s s o m sof th es o u l w ill e x p a n d in tofu ll- g ro w n flo w e rs . T h ep ro d u ctso f th es oil a rep le nty .s o m e th in gm o reisreq u is ite . P u rity isth eg re a t to u c h -s to ne .1 4 4T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T a p p lica b letoa ll . E v il o ne arthp ro d u c e ss u ffe rin g inth en e x t w o rlda sall a c c o u n ts m u s tb eb ala n c e d . A n d . M e n ta lp e a c ew ithc le a n th o u g htsa n dfre ed o m fro m w o r ld lyc a re s .â "K n o wth eD iv in it yth a t isw i th iny o utha ty o um a yk n o w th e D iv in eO n e . H o n e s t d e s ire (p ra y e r) m u s tb efirs t. I. It is n e c e s s a ryf o re a c hs o u l tofo llo was y s te m s pe c ia llya d ap te dto itss pe c ia ls ta te. E a c hp e rs onm u s t fin do u t fo rh im s e lf th esp e c ia l d e v e lop m e n t re q u i re do fh im . th ew o rdso f th ew is eP ro c lu s . B eh o n e s t w ithy o u rs elf. E v o lv eth es e s ta te s fro m w ith i na n dth ew i th o u tw ill ta k ec a reof its e lf. Le a rnto s a yI w ill a n dI w ill n o t. "B le s s e da reth ep u re inh e a rt f o r th e ys h all s e eG o d . L e tu s re m e m b e rt h a t th em a teria l lifeof m a niso nlyo n es e c on d o fh is e x is te n c e . v ib ra tin ga c ro s sth es p iritu a l sp a c e so fA eth e r. b u t. II.W ec a n n o tb epe rfe c t. a n d c o m p leteis o la tionfro m im p u r ec u rre n ts o f th o u g h t. if t h e s eth in g sa refo llo w edw itha nea rn e s t lo v in g s p irit ." c o m e s th e a n s w e r. a n dth a t it iso n eo f th em o s tu np ro fita b le th in g sin th ew orldtob ese lfis h .

It is n o to u rp rov in c eto e n te r in toth es cie n tificm inu tiao f th es ep ro b le m s. c o s m ice v o lu tio n . th em a nife s ta tio n so fw h ic h c a nb e re a liz e dan dv e rifie db ye a c hin div id u a ls o ul fo r its e l f. fo rmth eg ra n dsp ira l a x isof tim e . s e p a ra te ly . a n dw ithlaw sw h ic ha re s ofa r re m o v e dfro m th ere a lm sof m e re o p in iona stoc o ns titu tee te rn a l re a liti e s . su c histh eg e n e ra lly a c c e p te ds e n s ein w h ic hth ew o rd sa ren ow u s e d . m o rta l itym e a n sde a tho r th ee x tin c tio no f life . u p o nth ec o n s tru c t io nw h ic hi sp la c e do n th ete rm sus e d . i. A t le a s t.a n d itsre s u ltan tstoth eh u m a nm in da res e e nin th e w o rld o fp h e n o m e na . a n dth e n .L ife a n dd e a th .a n da ss u c hth e yareth ea lp haa n do m e g ao fc y c lic e x is t e n c e . F o r thes a k eo f co n v e n ie n c ew ew ill c o n sid e re a c hpro b le m b yi t s e lf. le a veth e ir re la ti o n s h iptoea c ho th e r. Ina tt e m p tin gto e lu c id a tethep ro b le m so f "M o rta li tya n dIm m o rta l ity . M o rta l ity . E q u a ll yu n im p o rtan t too u rp urp o s eisthes e n s ein w h ic ho u r ho a ry a n c e s to rsm a yh a veu s e dth e m . T h e yre p re se n t "th ee v en in ga n dthem o rn in g "o fe v e ryp ha s e o fG o d'sin fin ite c re a tio n .C H A P T ER II M O R A L IT YA N D IM M O R A L IT Y "E v e ry s o u l isim m o rta lb yv i rtu eo f itsc om m u n ityw it hG o d . asas tim u la nt to w a rd sm e n ta l re flec tio n .e .M o r ta litya n d im m o rta l ityinth e i re x te rn a l re la tio nto w a rd se a c hoth e rs ta n da sp o la r o p p o s i te s .a sp rev io u s lvs ta te d . S im p ly a n db rie fl ys ta te d . t ob eth o u g ht o u tb ye ac hre a d e r. th e n .m e a n sde a tha n de xtin c tio nu po n th em ate ria lp la ne . im m o rta litym e a n slife ."â A lb e rtu sM a g nu s . s e e in gth at s u c hq u e stio n sm u s t e v e r re m a in p u re lym a t te rso fs p e cu la tio na n do p in io n . an d"w h e nd oc to rs d is a g re e ..itm u s tb eun d e rs to o dt h a tw ea re d e a lin g w ithqu e s tio n stha td e p e n d . up o nth eo u te rp la n e sof m a n ife s tedb e in g . c o n tin u e dl ife . n o r top re s e n t th e s tu d e nt w itha nab s tra c to fle a rn e dn o n se n s ec o n c e rn in gth ev ario u s d e riv atio n sfro mw h ic hth ew ord sa res u pp o s e dtoh av ere a c h e du s . i nav e ryg re a tm e a s u re.w h os h all d e c id e ? " A tp res e n tw ea re c o n c e rn e dw ithth eO c cu lt s id eo f th ep ro b le m s .B u tw h e nv ie w e dfro mth eh ig h e r a n dm o rei n - .a ndth e re fo re s ta n d sa s th ea ntith e s iso f lifea n dim m o rta lity . fo rh im s e lf." d e a th a n dlife .

T h etree .a n dco n s titu te s th ep e rs o n al o re x te rna la p p e a r a n c e . In o rd e r tos e eth is. le tu ss e le c t tw oc as e s .d e c a ys e tsin . fo r th e tre en o to nlye x is tsbu te x e rtsa v e ryp o w e r fu l in flu e n ceu p o nth em a te ria lp lan e . c o n s e q u e n tly d e a thissim p lyc h a n geo fp o la ri ty .s ofa r asitsp h e n om e n a l o u tc o m eisc o n c e rn e d .1 4 6T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T te rio r s ta n d p o in t.th o u g h t a n dm otiv ew h ic hm a n k in de v o lv e s .T h em e n ta lb e ingw h ic h b o u n d th e s ea to m s to g e th e r los e sitsfo rc ed u rin gt h ep ro c e s so f c h a n g eo rd e a th .h a so n l yb e e nam ea n sb yw h ichth ep ro g re s s iv e c y c le o fe v o lu tionw o rk su p w ardfro m th em in e ra ls ta te .o n efr o m th ev e g e ta b lew o rld . It is c o m p o s e d o fm il lio n so fa to m so f life u n d e rg o in g th e ir v a riou sc y c licr o u n d s w ith in th ev e g e tab lec irc u it. A sa n illu s tra tiono f th ep roc e s so fd e ath . T h e re c a nb en oab s o lu tee x ti n c tio nint h es tric t se n s eo f th e te rm .s u n s a n ds ys te m sh a v e th e ir o w ns pe c ia l in d ivid u a lity .b ut n o t los ta sre g a rd sitss e p a ra tea to m ic p a rts .d e a ths im plym e a n sc ha n g eo f fo rm a n dfu n c t io n .O nth eco n tra ry .p la n ets .w ith in s o m ee x te rna l fo rm .e ith e r h u m a n o rd ivin e . i .d e s troy e da n dfo rev e r lo s t.e . o r th ere al m e a n in gof th is c h a p ter w ill b em is u n d e rs to o d. A sage n e ra lp rinc ip leo fp h en o m e n a le x pre s s io n . e te rn a l an din d e s truc tib le . it m u s tb eu n d e rs to o d th a t th em o o n s . T h etre ed ie s . a n da sana tu ra lc o n se q u e n c eo f th isin - .T h eo nlylim it to h e rp o s s ibil itie s inth isd ir e c tio nisthem e n ta la ndm a g n e tic c o n d itio nof th era c e .a n a ttra ctio na n drep u ls io ns p e cia llyitsow n . Th isin d iv idu a lityg iv ese x p re s s iontoafo rm s u ita bletoitsna tu re . e v e ryo rg a n icfo rm th a tw es e ea ro u n du si sN a tu re 's e x p re s s io nof th o u g h ts a n did e a s .. It isth eco m p le xe x p re s s io no fth e m y ria da to m sw h ichc o m p o s etheo rg a n is mo r th eu n ive rs eth a t co n s titu te sitsin d iv id u a lity .a n dc h an g e . B u t th isd is a p pe a ra n c eis o n lya n illu s io n . a n do n efr o m th ea n im a l k in g d om . A to m sa reim m o rtal.â atre ea n datig e r.a na to m h a sn o in d iv id u a l ity . a n dth e s e s p irit u a lq u a liti e se m a n a tef ro m M in do r m e n ta lb e in g .b yv irt u eo f itsdiffe re n tia tio nf ro m th eu n iv e rs a lO n e .e ve ryid e a . Th e s eth o u g htsa n did e asa rere p res e n ta tiv eof s p iritu a l q u a litie sw h ic hre a c t u p o nth ea stra l lig h t.s ofa r a sits e x te rna l fo rm is c o n c e rn e d . an dv e ry s o o ni t a p p e a rst ob eg o n efore v e r. bu t it p o s s es s e sac o s m icin d iv id ua lity . lo s t asa no rg a n i cw h o le . Infa ct.m a yb e d is s o lv e d . it m a yb es a id th a tN a tu ree m b o die s . T h e s efa c ts m u s tb eb o rn einm in d . ex a c tlylik ea n im a ls a n dm en .b u t au n iv e rs eo ra n o rg a n is m w h ic his c o m p o s e do f a nin fin it en u m b e ro f a to m s .

p ro o fs o f th etw op la n e so f ex is te n c em ayb eq u ic k l yo b ta in e d.W h e np h ys ic a ld e a th tra n s p ire s it u n d e rgo e sac h a n ge . T h iss ta te m e n tm u s t b eb o rn ein m in d . re m o v e d fro m th ee xte rn a l tothein te rn a l. th ea rb o re a l im a g ew ith in N a tu re 'sw on d e r fu l lab o ra to ryb ec o m e sth em ea n so f re fl e c tin gth eo u tlin e so f as till m o repe rfe c tv e g eta b leo rg a n is m u p o nth eo u tw a rdp la n e so fm a t te r. T h ep h y s ic al tre ed is ap p e a rs . T h eg re a te s tp e rf e c tio no fo netre eb e c om e sim p re s se dw ith int h e a s tra l lig h ta n db e c o m e sth em e a n so fd ev e lo p in ga m o rep e rfe ct o r g a n is mo f itsk indinth en e xt g e n e ra tion .th ec a s eo f th etig e r. w h i leits e th e rea lc o u n te rpa rt p e rfo rm sa n o th e rc yc leu p o na h ig h e rp la ne . W eh a v ea lr e a d y s ta te d th a tN a tu r ee v e rs trive stoe x te rn a liz eid e asa n dth o u gh tsin s o m ef o rm o ro th er. T h etr a in e dp s y c hic . le t u sn o w e x a m in e . Th e s eo u tline so fa s tra l s k e le to n so f fu tu ret re e sp o s s e ssth ea t tra c ti v efo rc ew hic hd ra w sw i th inth e m th eliv in gge rm so f th ey o u n g s e e d li n g sg ro w in gu p o nth ee arth .B u t th e reh a sb e e nn o d e a th ina n yc a s e. i nth ea n im al k in g d o m .T hein te rn a l p la n eism ore a liv e th a nth ee xte rn a l.c a ns e e th ise th e rea lv e g e ta ti o nw ith int h ea s tra lw o rld .a n dth o sew h on a tu ra llyp o s s e sss p iritu a l lu c id i ty . s h o u ldthe ye v e rb er e q u ire d . h a v in g s e rv e d itsp u rp o seo ne a rth . o n lyac h an g eo f fo rm .T h ea s tr a l tre e . T h eind iv id u a l tr e en olo n g e r e x is tsa s atre e .T h u sw es e eth at th etre e .W h e n th em a te rial tre en ol o n g e re x is t sa sa liv in ge a rth lyo rg a n is m .M O R T A LIT YA N D IM M O R T A L IT Y1 4 7 te rn a l s p iritu a l a c tiv ityth e tre ep o s s es s e sak a rm ics p h e rew ith inth e a s tra l s p a c e so f itslifew a ve . b u td oe sn o td ie a sw es u p p o se .T h e . s e e kre -inc a rn a tio n . T h e re fo re . th e ngo e stolo w er fo rm s . b u t tore s u m e .T h eid e al o f th etr e eb e c o m e s e x te rna liz e dini tso ffs p rin g. fo r th eato m icfo rc eso f th etr e ere -a p p e ar u p o nah igh e rp la n ei nam illio nv a ry in gform s th ro u gh o u te v e ry d e p a rtm e n t of N a tu re . Th e ys e p a ra t ea n dth ecy c leisc o m p le te .o be y in gth ei n te rio r la w so f th e ir c y c lic ro u n d . W h e nea c hh a sfu l fille ditspu rp o s eth ev a rio u se v olv in ga to m sw h ic h c o n s ti tu te ditsl ifefo rm . v a n is h e sfr o m e x te rn a l s ig h t.a n d m o repe rfe c t ini tss y m m e try a n dg e o m e tr ic a lp ro p o r tio n sth a n th e p h y s ica l tre eo f e a rth . ins tric t o b e d ie n c et oth e h ig h e r la w so f it sin te rn a l na tu re . H a v in gc o n s id e re dd e a thinreg a rdtoth e tre e .T h isac tio nfe e d s th ep h y s ica l tre e . if w em a ys oc a ll th is k a rm ic c o u n te rp a r t. th es p h e r eo f itsa ctiv itie sb ec o m etra n s la te d . isfa rm oreb e a u tiful initsw on d e rfu ld e ta ils .

B yth ein te r io r la w so f itsc o n s ti tu tio n . M o rta l ityo rd e a th .T he rea ree x ce p tio n sto th eg e n e ra l ru le .B ut w ec a n n o t s a yth a t th e re h a sb e e na nyre a le x tinc tio n . E te rn a lp rog re s s io nis th ea n th e mo fe v o lu tion . lik eth eas tra l tre e .e ve ru p w a rd .T h e reit p e rfo rm st h eh ig h e r ev o lu tio n sof its s p e c ial ro u n du n t il th elife a to m s .a n dth ec y c le s o fa c t io na reb u t in te rv a lsof tim em e a su re do u t to th elifef o rc e sb y th ep en d u lu m o f cre a tio n . ac o m ple tee x p re ss io no fc ru elty . lik et h etre e . th eas tra l tig e r.T h em o s t im p o rta n t o f th e s ee xc e p tio n sw es h a ll n o tic e ino u rn e xt c h a p te r. b e c o m e"ro u n d e d o u t" an dre a d yto e x te rn a liz e ins o m eh ig h e r fo rm . M o rtality isth eh a rb in g e r o f as till hig h e rs ta te o f life . it fo rm sa c e n tral v o rte xo r fo c u sfo rt h em a te ria l iz a tio no f th ep u re ly s e lfis ha n d d e s truc tiv ee le m en tso fh u m a nity .a n dt h ec o m m e n c em e n to fa n oth e r.w hic h c re a tedth e s efo rm s . T h es ec o n dp o rtiono fo u rs u bje c t "Im m o r ta lity " is th ep o la r op p o s ite o fd e a than dm o rta lity. .W h e nde a thtra n s pire s . H isc hie fq u a liti e sa res e lfi s h n e s sa n dd e s tru c tiv en e s s . D e a th . T h u sth eti g e r. th o u g h th e ya ref e w . W ea ll k n o w w h a t th etig e r is w h e ne n d o w e dw ithp h ys ic a l life . isn o t e x tin c tio no f th elife a to m sint h elite ra l s e n s eo f thete rm . an dc o n s e q u en tlyth e fo re run n e ro f im m o rta lity .o rt h a td e a thha sc o m eu p onth e tig e r.a sw eh a v es h ow n .H eis.c a no n lye x is t a n db eat ru thinre fe r e n c et oin d iv id u al fo rm s .b u t s im p ly c h a n g eo f s p h e rea n df u n c tio n . th e n .T h e e y eo f th ein itiatec a nd is ti n c tlys e et h efe ro c ity o f th ea n im a l inth e in h u m an ityo f th em a n .W h e nde a thre m o v esth ep h y s ic a l tig e r fro m e a rth .E v e r o n w a rd . th ee th e re al tig e rb e co m e sth es ph e reo fa c t io nu n til thetig e ris hq u a litie sh av eru nth e i rc y c le .1 4 8T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T tig e r p re s e n tsu sw ithafin e illu s tra ti o no f th is la w o f tra ns fo rm a tio n u p o nt h eo u tw a rd p la n e so fe xis te n c e .C h a n g eof s p h e rea ndc h a n g eo f a c tio na re th e o n lyr e a litie so f d e a th .w h ichc o n s titu t eit.D ea thisth eg ra n dte rm in u so f o n ec yc leo fe x iste n c e . fo re v e ra n de v e r m o re . In d iv id u al fo rm sa n dc h a ra c te ri s tic s a retheo n lyth ing sth a tc h a ng ea n dd ie . It h a sn oe x iste n c einrea lityw h e nb ro u g h t fa c et ofa c ew ith th es p iritua lq u a litiesa n dm e n tal fo rc e . is o n eo fN a ture 'sc o u n tl e s sm e d iu m s fo r th ee xp re s s io n o fm e nta l fo rc e . a n ym o ret h a nw ec a nsa yth a t th ec a lo rico f th es u n b e am is d e s troy e db e c a u s e th es o la rra yisn olon g e rb ro u g ht toafo c us . b e c o m e sin dra w nw ith in th ek a rm ic s p h e re o f its a s tra lw o r ld . infa c t.

th eD eifica to m sitsu p o nthes p iritu a l th ro n ea sk in go f th em ic ro c os m .T h e refo re . a n dth e o th e r tom a tte r.c a p a b le o f th in k ing . a n da n n e xe dth e m a s ap o r tio nof itss p iri tu a le m p ire . Inth eg ra d e sb e lo wth eh u m a nsta te . th is u te ru so fN a tu re . b u t re fra cte da t trib u te so fs o u ls. T h e re iso n lyo n eg ra d eo fe xte rn a l life w h ic hc a nb es a idto in h e rit im m o rta lity inth eO c c ult s e n s eo f th ete rm . w h e re w efin dam in ia tu reu n iv e rs e .w e s h a ll d is c o v e ro nlyth em o s t ru d im e n ta ry e x p re s s io no f th es im p le s t fu n c ti o n so fo rg an iclife .a n du n c o n s c io u s im m o rta lity. ra th e r.v iz. U n til. O n ere la te stom in d .c o n tro l lin gth isun iv e rs e .b u t. o n etoin te l lig e n c e . T h is g ra d u al s c a lee x pa n d srig h t uptoth ep erfe c th u m a ns o u l inm an .m a nw o u l dn o tc o n s t itu team isc ro c o s m o r u n i v e rs e inm in ia tu re . w h e nth eforc e sth e yw e re e v o lv edtoe x p re ssa ree x h a u ste d .T h e ya rem e ret e m p o ra rys ha p e so fm a t te rc on tin u a llydy in go u to f e x is te n c e .v iz .h astra v e le d a ll thew a yu pfr o m th elo w e st c ru d efir ero c k so f c o s m ice v o lu tio n . N o ta sw ek n o w a n drec o g n iz ein di v id u a ls . to ils o m ejou rn e y . is o la te dp a rtsa n dc h a ra c te ri s tic so faw h o le .b yv irtu eo f w h ic h . T h ec e n tr a lD e ifica to m . T h eya ren o ts ou lsinth e tru es e n s e . It c o nq u e re de v e r ys ta teth rou g hw h ic hi t a s c e n d e du p o nitsp ro g re s s iv e . If th i sw e ren o t s o .a b s olu tea n dc om p le tew ithin its e lf .: c o n s c io us im m o rt a lity . th e re b yform in gth em e a n sfo r the ir p ro g res s io na ls o . a n da reb ro u g ht to afo c usw ith intheh u m a no rg an is m .b u t n o to rg a n is m s . it p o la riz e da n db o u n dth ea to m so f life. a tla s t. C o m m e nc in ga t th ev e rylo w e s t p o in to f an im a te de x is te n c e . A sw ea s c e ndh ig h e r th eo rg a n sb e c o m em u ltip lie d .a ndth eo th e r tos u b s ta nc e .w ed on o t fin dco m p le teo rga n is m s .a n dthu sg iv ep lac etos o m e th in g m o repe rfe c t.A n di ne a c hs ta t ee v o lv e df ro m w ith in its e lf ac o m ple tea ttribu tec o rre s p on d in gtothes ta te . a nin d iv id u a lityco n s is tin gen tire lyo f s o u lq u a l itie s .c re a tin ga n d e v o lv in gfro m w it h inits e lf t h eg lo rio u ss ta te so f th ea n g e l. ap u re lysp iritu a ls tatew h ic hc ano n lyb epa rtia llye xp re s s e db y th eu seo fw o rd s .o rg an s . T h e ya requ a litie sa ndfu n c tio n s inth ep roc e s so f e v o lu t io n . . T h isg ra d e in c lu d e s th o s es o u lsw h oaretru lyh u m a nw h oh a v es o u lq u a li tie so fs u chh ig h d e g re e th a t th e yc a na d v a n c e .: ad e s ir etoliv e . A ll th es tate sb e lo w th eh u m a np la n ea reo n l ys o m a n yr a d ia tin gli n e sw h ic hc on v e rg etoa p o in t.e v e ry q u a litya nd fo rc eu p o nth ep la n e to rw ithinth es y s te m o fw h ic h th eo rg a n is m fo rm s ap a rt m u s t fin de x p re ss io nw ith in m a n .M O R T A LIT YA N D IM M O R T A L IT Y1 4 9 T h e re a retw od istin c tp h a s e so f im m o rtal life . a n dth ed es iretolivein c re a s e s.

T h en a tu re a n dq u a l ityo f th es o u l.h o w e v e r. re a s o nin g . T h istu rm oil o f life . H e rehem a y e v e nsin kfo re v e r.a sw eha v es h o w n . T oa tt a inu n toim m o rta lityit isn e c e s s ary . a n dha sc o n tro l o n lyo f h a lf of h iss p iri tu a ln a tu re ." F ro m th efo re g o ingit w ill b es e e nth a t it isth er e u n io no fth e tw inso u lsinth e re a lm o fs pirit th a t co n fe rsu p o nm a nth es ta teo f a n g e lho o d .T h erea re . an d th e nt ob e c o m ee xte rn a liz e dup o ne a rthasa nin d iv id u a lh u m a nb e in g . P re v iou stoth is h eisb u tap a rt o fh im s e lf. isj u s ta sn e c es s a ryfo rt h es o u l'sf in a ld e v e lo p m e n ta sa re th ee a rlie r s tru g g le st h ro u g hth es ta te sb e low . o f im m o rtalitya n dm o r ta lity .M a n p o s s e ss e sth ep o ss ib ilitie sof im m o rta l lifeins u chap o te n t d e g re ea s ton e arlya lw a y ss u c c e e d ." s a ithth eoldJ e w is h S c rip tu re .c o nta in s"th ep ro m is ea ndp o te n c yof life "a n dc o n s titu te s. U n til th isun io nisc o m p le teth e re isa n dc a nb en oa c tu al im m o rta li ty .h is m is s in gh a l f. tou n de rg oth etr ia lsa n db e co m es u b je c te dtoth er e s p o n s ib ili tie so fa c o n s c io u s .w h e re h es h ou ldb e c o m e re -u n ite dw i thh iss o u l m a te . a n da sa D e ific b e in ^h ep o s s e s s esth ea ttribu te so fe tern a lp ro g res s io na n di m m o rta l life .1 5 0T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T It is .c o n ta in sw ith inh im s e lf th eforc e so f lif ea n d d e a th .w ill la u n c h th eind iv id u a l intoth ee x a c t c o n d itio n sa n dc irc u m s ta n c e sth at a reb es ta d a p te d toa ro u s ea l l th ela te nt q u a litie sw ith in . b u t it is th en a tu re a n dq u a lity o f th es o ul c o n flic ti n g o rh a rm o n iz in gw i the x te rn a l c o n d itio n s . c o m b in e dw it hth ep o la r ityo f th eo rg a n is m . a nO c c u lt t ru thtod e cla reth a t all th in g sbe lo w m a na r em o rta l. M a n . o n lyt h ep ro m is eo rp o s s ib ili tyo f it. h eis th e nD iv in e.a lo n e .H eis h u m a nn olo ng e r. It is n o t ap re v iou sk a rm atha td e te rm ine sa nin d ivid u a l's c o n d it io ninlife. . an da ll a b o v e im m o rta l. "a sit isa b o v e .M a n. v iz .w h a t T y n d a lT sp ro to p las m d o e su p o n th ep h y s ica l. fo r th ec en tra lH ieato m toc o n q ue re v e rys ta teb e lo w th eh u m a n . o fa ll G o d's m a rv e lo u sc re a tion s . th e re fo re . u p o nth es p iritu a l pla n e . Afte r th efou r re a lm sof th ea s tra lw o rlda rep as s e dh ee n tersth es ix t hs ta teo f th es o u lw orld . It isth eu n io no f thetw oth a t fo rm sth e a b s o luteo n e . b e c a u s eh ed o e sn o t ac tu a llyp o ss e s sim m o rt a lity . "A ndth e ytw a in s h a ll b eon efle s h . th e n . A fte r m a nh a sp a ss e dth ro u g h th etra v a il o fh u m a nl ifeh eth e n m e e ts th es tru g g l eo fh isk a rm ainth er e a lm o fs p i rit.: t h ep o s s ib il itie so f in fin i tep ro g re s sio n .b otha n im a l a n dh um a n . th is c e a s e le s sh u m a nw a rfa re . afe ws o lita ryex c e p tio n sw h ic hw ill b en o te din th en e x tc ha p te r. in d iv idu a ls tru g g l efo r life . soit isb e lo w .

n o c o n n e ctio nb e tw e enth etw o . fro m tim ei m m e m o ria l. initsc os m o lo g ic a l a s p e c t.M a nye a rn e s t stu d e n tsh a veth o u g h t i t tob e "T h eLo s tO rb "o f th eG re c ia nm y s te rie s . fo rm u la te dt h eid e ao f tw og re a t po w e rs . F ro mth isid e atheg ra n dd o gm ao f th e o lo g y â "G o d "a n d th e"D e v il" s p ra ngin toe x is te n c e . th e tim eh a sn ow c o m e w h e nce rta infa c t sinre g a rd toth iso rb o fe v il a r efo r th ef irs t tim e g iv e no u t toth ew o rld"p robo n op u b lic o.H ow e v e r. H e re in c o n s iststh ed iff e re n c eb e tw ee nth etw oo rb s . h e n c es im i la r toth e E g y p ti a nc o n c e p ti o no f th es piritu a l "fall".c e rta inm is c o n c e p tion sinre g a r dtoth ed ark o rbn ee dtob ec orre c te d . th el o s ta n dth ed a rk .v iz . e v e no f th ep ro fo u n d ly le a rn e ds tud e n tso fO cc u lt lo rei nth ep a s t. th e reis a ls om u c h th a t is u tte rl yfa ls ein it. a rriv e da t atru ec o n ce p tio no fth es u b je c t. E s p e c ia lly h a sth isb ee nth e c a s ei nre g a rdto th eD a rkS ate llite . n o r re a lizeth elo g ica la b s u rd ity o fm o retha no n eA b s olu te . "g o o d " a n d"ev il". th ism igh typ ro b le mo fg o o da n de v il iss t ill u n s o lv ed . a sine v e ry p o p u la rc on c e p tio n . . v e ryf e w in d e e d . In fa c t. tot h em a jo rity o f m a n k ind . ca n n o tg ra s p th ed iv in e id e ao fA b so lu teT ru th. c o u n tle s s le g e n d sa n da lle g o rie s h a v ebe e ne v o lv e d. o w in gto th efa c tth a tm a n . toe m b o d y th efa c tsan dth ep ro ce s s e sc o n n ec te d w itht h isa rc a n em y s te ry .a n dbe c a m eth ech ie fc o rn e r s to n e o fe v erys a c e rd o ta lis m w h ic h th ew o rldha sw itn e s s ed . y et.F e w .N a tu res e e m st o b ein c o n tin u a lw a rfa rew ith h e rs e lf. n o t th e lo s ts o u l.O b s e rv in gth is .A c c o rdin g ly .e ith e r v is ib l eo r in v is ib le .b u t th em e ta p hy s ic so f the s ele g e n d sh a v e n e v e r b e e nre v e a le dtoth eu nin itia te d .C H A P T ER III T H ED AR KS A T E L L ITE W h e nw elo o ka b o ut u sw iththep h y s ic a l s e n s e s .H e .w hilee x is tingu p o nth e m a te ri a lp la n e . in fa c t. Th elo s to rb. it se e m su tte rl yim p o s s ib le tofin da n yth in gn o t in d e a d lyc o nflic tw ith s o m e th in gels e . u tte rlyfa i lstoc o m p reh e n dh o w tha tw h ic his re la tiv eev il c a n b eh a rm o n iz e din t oa b s o lu tego o d . w ill befo u n dn o t ic e dinth es e c o n dp a rt o f th isw ork .m an k in dh a sun c o n s c io u s ly . D u rin g th ela p s eo f th ea g e s .A n dw h il e th e re iss o m eb a sictru thin th isid e a ." Inth e firs tp la ce .th e re fo re . . B u t the reis . s in c em a n k in da s aw h o lec a n no t fo rm u la t ea n yid e a th a t isw h olly a n da bs o lu te lyfals eine v e ry d e ta il. Inits s p iritu a l a s p e c t it a p p lie s toth efa ll e nh u m a ns ou l.

" T h e re fo re .th e n . isn o t in ap o s itio nt ov e rifyh i sc o n c e p tion s .h em u s t c o n te n t h im s e l f fo r th epre s e n t toa cc e p t th erev e la tio n sw h ic hw ill bem a d e u p o nt h ea u th o rit yo f th o s ew h od ok n o w . th a t th eM o o nis n o to n lyt h ee ig h th s p h e re.b u t tha t it is"t h ed u s tb in o f th eu n iv e rs e .o u rE arth 'sv is ib lesa te llite . p os s e s s in ga s e v e n fo ldco n s titu tio nc o rre s p o n d in gine v e ry re s p e c t to th ec o n s ti tu tio no f m a n .a n dth eco n c lu s io n s th e yle a dupto . inav e rym y s te rio u sm an n e r. it w ill re q uireb u t abrie fa n dc are fu la p p li c a tio no f th elaw so fc o rres p o n d e n c e st oe n a b leh im tog a ina p e rfe c tly a c c u ra te id e aof th ish ithe rtoc o n c e a le dre g io nan dp o rtio no f th eE a rt h 'sc o n s titu t io n . itsn a tu r ea n d fu n c ti o n s . o r th eo r bo fd e a than dd is s o lu t io n . ino rde r toc o m p reh e n dth isdu s k ys p h e re. asid e n tic a l w ithth ed arko rb . a si t isc a lle d. B u ta st h eo rd in a ry s tu d e n t. A so n th ee a rth .b e a ringinm in dt h efa c t th at th e p la n e t w h ic hm a n in h a b itsis a ls oa nin div id u a l.S . "A sit isb e lo w .le th im s tri c tlya p p lyt h eH e rm e tic la w fo rh im s e lf." T h e n .c o n s id e rin g th e m asaw h o le . Inc h ap te r II o f s e c tio nII of th isw o rk "H e rm e tic C o n s titu tiono f M a n . W y ld ." o c c u rsad es c rip tio no f th ea n im a l s o u l. s ointh es ky .a n d itsfe a rfu l im p o rta n c ea t th ep res e n tc ris is o f th e w o rld ' sh is to ry .fu llye x p o s edth ea b s u rdityo f th is m y s te rio u sT h e o s o p h ica lS e c re t i nth ec o lu m n so f "L ig h t . W h e nt h es tu d e n t b rin g sb e fo r eh ism in d th ete a c h ing so f th e p re c e din gc h a p te rs . s oit isa b ov e .M a nyT h e o s o p h is tsa s s e rt. B yre fe rrin gtot h e"H e rm e tic C o n s titu ti o no fM a n "a se lu c id a te d inc h ap te r II o f s e c tio nII of th ep re s en tw o rk . li v in gw h o lly u p o nth eex te rn a l p la n e . h ew ill k n ow e x a c tlyh ow tog oto w o rktoc o m p re h e n dth e s u b je ct. let th es tu d en t re v ie w th es ev e nd iv is ion so fm a n ." a lth o u g hD r. W itht h e s eb rie f in tro d u c to ry re m a rk sit n o w re m a instop o in t o u th ow tofo rm ap e rfe c tlyco rre c tc o n ce p tio no fw h a t th ed a rk s a te ll iteis . N o w . a n dh a v eve rifie dth e tru th . th a tm a g n e tics p he reo fo u r pla n e tw h ic he x a c tlyc orre s p o n d st oth e a n im a l s o u lo fm an . fo rm e rlyp re s id e n to f th eL o n d o n T . it is a b s o lu te lyne c e s s a ryto u n d e rs ta n d th en a tu re a n dfu n c tio nof th ea n im al s o u lo fm an . to g e th e r w ithitsr e la tio n sto th eo th e r ." T h isc o nc e p tio nis ra d ic a llyf a ls ea s re g a rdsth eM o o n . a lth o u g hit a p p ro a c h e s th ere a lm so f tru thi ns o m e re s p e ctsre g a rd ingth en a tu re o f th em y ste rio u sd a r ks a te llite its e lf.1 5 2T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T A n o th er m is c o n c e ptio nh a sre ga rd e dth eM o o n . isw h a t i sO c c u ltly te rm e d"th eD a rkS a te l lite .

T h isp ro v edtob ear e a le rro r.T h ed a rk o rbisn o ws lo w lyb u t s u re lyre c ed in g . a n d th o u g h th efe a rful w o rld -w id ec o n flic ts w h ic ho c c u r re da ren o t y e t s e ttled . w h e nt h efa ith fu l . s u s ta in e dbyth ek n o w led g eo f th eu ltim a tev ic to ryo fo rd e ra n d e q u ili b riu m o v e r c h a o sa n do pp o s in gfo rce s . ana to m icp art to w a rd sa no rg a n ic w h o le . A si t iso fte nd a rk e s t ju st b e fo re b re a ko fd a y . D u rin g th e"G o ld en "a n d"S ilve r" p e rio d so fo u rE a r th 'se v o lu t io n .w he nit p a s s e d itsg ra n dp e rih e lio np o in t.a n dc o n fu s io na n dc ha o ss e e m m orew id e s p rea da n de rror m o rer a m p a n t th a ne v e rb e fo re inth ew o r ld 'sh is to ry . a n dc o n s id er th iss p h erew iths p ec ia l re fe ren c etoth e im p lic a tio n so f re s p o n sib ilityfo rc e du p o ne ve rys o u l s e e k inglig h ta n d im m o rta lity.T H ED AR KS A T E L L ITE1 5 3 s ixd iv is io n s . it isth e re a lm o f theu n d e v e lo pe dg o o d inN a tu re . asit w e re .a nda ls o . m a g n e tico r bc o n s titu testh eg ra n dc e n te ro r fo c u so f theE a rth 's a n im a l fo rc e . T h eu s h e r in gin o fn e w s p i ritu a l th o u gh ta n dth en e w a to m ic a g eisa c tua llyth e n e w d is p e n s a tio n . a n da l th o u g hth ec lo u d sa reno t lifte df ro m th em e nta lh o riz o n.B u t d u rin gth eC o p p e ra n d Iro n a g e st h ed a rks a te lliteg ra d ua llya p p ro ac h e dth eE arth . re s o lu tet ru th -s e e k e r s h a ll b eab letos o lvefo rh im s e lf t h isa w fu l pro b le m o fg oo da n de v il .e v e ntho u g ha ll m an k in d a ree nv e lo p e din th ed a rk n e s so fb a ttle a n din v o lv edinth ev ortic e s o f th ed e fe a te dl e g io n so fe r ro r. theo ldm u s t b eu p ro o te db e fo reth en e w c a ntak eitsp la ce . W h e nt h ea b o v eis u n d e rs to o d . T h e re fo re .a n dit sd e g ra d ingfo rc e sb ec a m em o rea ndm o reb e w i ld e rin ga n dp o te n tu n t il th ey ea r1 8 8 1 .s oe v e nn o w th ed a w no fab rig h te rm ornisa th an d . th es e c o n dc o m in go fC h ris t. A sa fa c to r o fe v il it w a sim p e rc ep tib le . g u id e th e m t oh e a v e na ndle a v ea ll o th e rso nea rthtos u f fe r th e ir f a teb e c a u s e o f th eir s in sa n dn o n -b e lie f. o f lig h t a n ds h a d o w .s e lec t th e ir g ro u pa sth ec h o s e nfe w . le tu s tu rno u r atte n tio nm orec lo s e ly toth es a te llite its e lf. W a rs a ren e c e s sa ry tob ri n ga b o u t thec h a n g e . in o th e rw o rd s . its in flu e n c ew a ss e e na n d re c o g n iz e d o n lyi nitstru e re la tio no f a n im a l fo rcea n du n d e ve lo p e dg o o d. . T h ey e a r 1 8 8 1w a stos e et h es e c o n dc om in go f th eL o rd .w h o s e te rrib lem o t toise m b rac e dinth ew o rdS E L F . tocle a rlyg ra spm a n 'sre la tio ntothep la n e to f w h ic hh efo rm s .M a n ys e c tse x p ec te d J e s u s toc o m ein p e rs o n . it w ill the nb es e e n th a t th is d a rk . o r e ls e . th isda rks a te lli tew a sinthea p h e lio np o rtio no f itso rb it an ditsin flu e n cew a ss c a rce lyfe lt. w h ichh a sb e e ns u c had is tu rb in gfa c to r too u r p la n e t 'sm e n ta l eq u ilib riu m .y e t th ec ris isis p a s t i tsd a rk e s t c u lm in a tin gp o in t.

w h o p ro d u ceth eg re a te s tp o rtio no f th es u ff e rin ga n dm is e ryw h ic ha fflic ts h u m a n i ty . an dth e nits p s y c h o lo g ic al in flu e n c e isp ro je c tedin toth em e n ta lw h ir l o f th erac e . fra u da n dre lig io u sim p o s tureis firs t fo rm u la te d . It isthisg rim m o ns te r. the relu rk sthes lim yre ptileo fs e l fis h n e s s . fo r . S E L F .T h e ya r eth ea c tiv eO c c u lt a g en tso f th a t p o te n t frate rn ity w ith in th es p irit u a lw o rldw hic hh a sits e x te rn a l ex p re s s io nan dc o r re s p o nd e n c eintheb ro th e rh o odk n o w nu p onE a rtha s th e"B la c k M a g i. crim e . a n dth e np ro je c te dto th ee a rth ly fra te rn ity a sth e m e a n so f itsc o n t in u e de x is ten c e . m a n yo fth e m p o s s e s s in gth eh ig he s t fo rm sof c u n n in gan d in te ll ig e n c ep o s sib letoth ea n im a lp la ne . "T oth evic to rb e lo ngth es p o il s . e v e nw h e nh ele a st s u s p e c tsi t. th eg ra ndo rd e a l is o v e r. th iso rb p o s s e s s e sa c o m p le teorg a n iz a tio no f its o w n . th a td e e p d o w ni nth eh e a rt o fm a n . s u b tlein fl u xp o is o n s th ed im e n s io n a ls p a c e sw h ic h c o n s ti tu teth em ag n e ticp la n eso fh u m a n life . th es e u n s e e nO c c u lt c u r re n tsp e n e tr a teth ein ne rm o s t re c es s e so f th e h u m a nm in d .F ro mth e n c e .m u rd e r. a n dthes c h o o lsof B la c km a g ic . c o n tin u a l ly .w h o a ren eith e re le m en ta lsn o re le m e n ta rie s .T h isw as w e ll kn o w ntoth e in itia te sof th eg re a te rH e rm e tic m y s te rie s .F ro m th e s ec e n te r sit isre .1 5 4T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T Inth e firs tp la ce . s lu n gw ithth en eo p h y te 'sw il l.n om a tte rh o wp u rea n dd is in te re s te d h em a ya p p e a r." W eh a vep o in te dou t th efa c t th a t it is th ed a rks ate llitefrom w h e n c ep ro c e e d st h es p irit o f lie s ." o r "In v e rsiv eB re th re n. th en a tureo fw h ic hm a y b ek n ow no n lyto ow e ll b yp a t ie n tlyo b s erv in gth em e rc ile s sins tin c ts o f th e lo w e ra n im a ln a tu rea sm a n ife s te d inm a n . re p o rt sa ll s o rts o fv ic io u sc rim e sa g a in s tG o da n dm a n . It isthe s ec re a tu re s .O u r d a ilyn e w s. th ec ro w n o f im m o rta lityw on . w h e re itss ile n t.v iz :th es p irit u a l rule rsa n dp ote n tia litie so f th ed a r ks a te llite u p o nth eas tra lp la n e. b u t tre a c he ro u sb e in gs . ye a . W h enth isG o li a th o f th es o u l iss t ru c kd e a db y th es m o o th w h itep e b bleo f th esp irit.a n dpo s s e s sth eso u l tos u c ha ne x te n t.w he reth em o ra l c o n s c io u s n e s sis a b s o lu te lyw a n tin g . th a t e a c has p ira n t to O c c u lt tru th s e e k stoco n q u e r.fo rm u la te d tos u it th es p irit a n d te m p e ro fth etim e s .v ic ea n dc rim e .m u rde ra n dfra ud s . an disg o v e rn e db yw e ll d e fin e dla w s . c o n s titu te th etw oh a lv e so f th ep la n e t'se vil d e s ire . F ro m w ith inth eda rkc e n te r of th ea s tral re a lm so f th efo rm e r. th es pirit o f lies .u p onth ep h y s ic a l p la n e ." T h e s etw ofra te rn it ie s .T h ro ug h o u t th ew ho leo f th is lo a th s o m esp h e rea renu m e ro u sra ce so fs p iri tu a l b e in g s.

" J u s t asth ed a rk s a te llitew asa t itsp erih e lio n . cre a tin g d e lu s io n . w h om erc ile s s lydis to rt e v e ry a rc a n etruthin toth eo lo g ic a ld og m a . "Alittl ele a rn in gi sad a n g e rou sth in g ." "O b e d ie n t it c a m e F ro m th ere a lm sof th ed e a d . th ro ug h o u t th ew o rld . o n lya v e ryflim s ys o p h is try w h e ns u b je cte dtoth ek e e n s e a rc hin ge y eo f th es o u l.o f thed o c trin e so f "R e -in ca rn a tio n .u n w o rld lin e s sof atru em ys ticb e c o m ek n o w n .th e s ein v e rsiv e b re th re na c h ie v e d th eg re a te st a p p a re n t th e o lo g ic a l a n dm e ta p hy s ic a l s u c c e ssinth ere-la u n c h in gf o rth . a fte r a ll. A rra y edinitsm ag ica ttire .w ere a d: "S othe yc a lle df o rthafo rm F ro m th ed e e pd a r ka b y s s T oe m bo d yth e ir ev il d e s ire .H e reiniss e e n th eO c c u lt tru thinthe p ro v e rb . b yth ea u tho rso f "T h eP e rfe c tW ay . Th ep o w e rsan din flu e n ce sa ttrib u te d toc e r ta inra c e so fa s tra ls ." " K a rm a . B u t th ede lu s iv efo rm is ." In d e e d. C on s e q u e n tly .o r e ls elo o k e d u p o nw iths u s p ic io na sa nim po s te r. o fp a r tia le rro r.h e is e ith e r re g a rd e dw ithp itya sn o nc o m p o sm e n tis . T h em an n e r inw h ic hth isp o iso n o u sm a g n etice n e rg y isp ro je c te d fro m th eda rks a te llit etoth ee arthisw h o l lyin v e rs ive .a n d th erule rsa n dm ag ic a lh ie ro ph a n tsm a k eu s eo f th is in v e rs iv e fo rc e tod isto rt a n dc orru p tT ru th ine v e ryform w h e re in it s tru g g lesto b e c o m em a n ife s t up o ne a rth .a n ds h o uldth ere a l s ta te o fu n se lfis h .s oto s a y ." "A sit p a s s e do 'er th ee a rth T h efair flo w e rs fe ll d e a d .S p ea k in go f the m a g ic al ru le rso f th ed a rks ate llitea s th e ys it in c o u n c il. th eh a lf-in iti a te d . s oth o ro ug h lyh a sth i sp o is o n o u s fireo fs elf-in te re s t p e rm e ate dth ew o r ld . F ro m i tsb re a thof p o is o n o u s fire ." a s ." a n d "D is e m b o d ie dS h e lls ." b e lo n g inre a lity toth eru lersa n dp rinc ip a litie so f th ed a rk s a te llite .a s th efo llo w inge x tra c t f ro m o n eo f th es u p p o s edlo s t m a g ic al w o rk so f H e rm e sT ris m e g is tu sw il l s h o w . w h ofall in toth es n a re .T H ED AR KS A T E L L ITE1 5 5 w efindth eid e av e ryc le a rly d e fin e din th em y s tica l la n g u a g eo f th ea nc ie n ts . c a u s in git toa s s u m et oth eh u m a nm in dth ede lu s iv e fo rm of th ee x te rn a lso f tru t ha n dlo g ic. a c ti n gfro m m o t iv e sm o resu b tle th a ngo v e rnth eord in a rym o rt a l. it isa lw ay sth o s ew hoa re h a lf i n fo rm e do f N a tu re 'sm y ste rie s . th a t th e fa ir flo w erso fd is inte re s te d n e ssh a v e b e c o m ea na lm o s t e n tire lye x t in c ts p e c ies .

s ointh es k y .s oit is a b o v e . "o fw ha tp e rs o n a l o rs e l fis hb e n e fi t isth ep rop a g a tio no f e rro r tot h ein h a b itan tso f th ed arks a te llit e ? "T h ea n s w e r iss im p l yth is .a n ds h o w tothew o rldw h o a rethed e n iz e n so f th es h a d ow .a n dd is so lv a b leb o die s p a s saw a ylik ea m is t inth em o rn in g .T h eW e s te rn m a tte r -o f-fa c tm in d . th eo th e ri s im m o rt a l. "Th e rea retw os ta te so f b e in g . n o rs m o th e re db ya no rie n ta l th e o ry . b u t isa fa ilu reo n th ep a rt o f th e h u m a nb e in gtop ola riz eth eato m sw h ic hc o n s titu te h iss o u ls oh e m a yrea liz eim m o r ta lity .a s th e rea rece rta ina b s olu te tru th sc o n n e c te dw iths p iritua lis m th a t w ill liv e . It i s . isd o o m e dt ou ltim a tef a ilu re .V ie w e din itstru eli g h t. a sw ill b em a d em a n ife st fro m th eH e rm e ticlaw so fd e a th g iv e nb e lo w . th e re fo re .T h eir m is re p res e n ta tio n sa re to op ate n t toth ec a n d idm in d. th e s ed o c trin e s. a n ds up p lie sth e mw itha na d ditio n a l le as eo f life inth ew o rl dto c o m e . itsm a nye rro rsa ndg ro s sim p o s tu re s .T h e s et ru th sc a nn eith e rb es up p re s s e db y in v e rs iv em a g ic . iss u reto s e t in . T H EL AW SO FD E A T H I. A t th i sp o in t th eq u e s tio nn atu ra llya ri s e s . d e s troya t o n c e .w h ere v e ra c c e pte d . afa llingfro m th eh u m a n p la n e toth ea n im a lp la n e ." .A c c ord in gtoH e rm e ticla w s . " T h a tw h ic h ism o rta l is d is s o lv a b le . n o tw ith s ta nd in g th eign o ra n c eo f th ee x p o u n d ers .w he rec o n s c iou se x is te n cem a yb ep ro lo n g e d in d e fin itelyb ym e a n so fd a rkm a gic a la rts . T h efollo w in ga re a na c c u ra te re n d e rin go f th ere a l id e a sa s ta u g h t b yH e rm e sT ris m e g is tu s. a sta u g h t a n din te rp re te db yth eB u d d h is t cu lt." III.a sonth ee a rth.o n e ism o rta l. a ll b e lie f inth ep o s s ib ilityo f sp irit c o m m un ic a tio nb etw e e n d is e m bo d ie ds o u ls a n de x te rn al h u m a n ity . "A s it isb e low . S u c ham o ve m e n t. h o w e v e r. th isgig a n ticm o ve m e n to f the in v e rsiv eb re th renw a sa im e da sad e a th b lo w toth e ra p id lys pre a d in g s p irit u a lis m o fth eO c c id e n t. s o o n e r o r la te r.w ill te ar th eg rimm a s kfro m th e s ew o u ld -b e b re th re no f th esn o w -c la dH im a la y a s .a n dw h oa reth ec h i ld re no f li g h t. d e a thisno tw h a t is k n o w na sp h y s ic a l d is s o lu tio n. it fu rn is h e st h e m w ith th em ea n so fp ro lo n g in gth e ir e x te rn a l ex is te n c ew hileo ne a rt h .1 5 6T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T fo rm u la te da n dtau g h tb yth ed e c a y in gp r ie s th o o d sof th ed re a m y O rie n t. a n dre a c t io na g a in s t th es p e c u la tiv e m e n ta l ityo f th eE a s t. s in c e ." II.

ho ld sth e b a la n ceo f th etw a in . B u t toth os efo o lis hs o u lsw h oa r eig n o ra n t." X L"S ho u ldam a na fte rk n o w ingth eth in gsth a ta re b e c o m e re b e ll io u so f re stra in t totha tp a rt w h ic hisim m o r ta l. "S ho u ldm a n . "Th em o rta l bo d yiss e n s ib le . "Anim m o rta l b o d yisa nes s e n c ew h ichise te rn al a n d in c o rr u p tib le . h eth ere b ya id sthelo w e r im pe rfe c tp o w erstoo p p o seth e h ig h e r w h ic hisi m m o rta l. a n dtheo th e r th ee s s e n c eo f s p irit. th ela tte r n o th ingth a t isi m p e rfe c t. " W h e nm a nh asth u sim p iou s lyd is o b ey e dh isC rea to r a n dturn e dh isfac ea w a yfro mth a tw h ic h isim m o rtal. b u te a c hretu rn e thto th ep la c ef ro m w h e n c e it c a m e .a n dh ew ill b e c o m e th es la v eof th elo w e r e s s e n c ew hic h w ill se iz eu p o nhim a n dd riv eh im toa ll s o rtso fw ic k e da rts a n d e v il w a y s . a n dretu rnto th ev an itie so fth ew o rld . "B ut th etw a in. th em ic ro c o s m . th em o rta l a n dth eim m o rta l. " T h efo rm e r c o n ta in sn o th in gth a t i sp e rfe c t.b ec a u s eh eh asb e c o m ea ne v il. re tu rn toth ev a nitie so f th ew o rld ." X II." V III. c a nn o te x is t to g e the r fo re v e r. theh ig h e re ss e n c ew ill s tra ig h tw a yd e p a rt fro m him .b e c au s eth e yk no w th eth ing sth a ta re. a n dw h oh av en o tk n o w in g ly . afte ro b ta in in gak n o w led g eo f th e th in g sth a t a re . "N o w if th em a nin c lin e s to w a rdth e lo w e rn a tu r ew h ic h ism o r ta l. p o s s e s s in go n lyth o s e th in g sw h icha rem o rtal." V I.T H ED AR KS A T E L L ITE1 5 7 IV . B u t if h ein c lin esto th eh ig h e r. a n dm a n ." X III.h ew ill b ep u nis h e dw ith to rm e n ts a n dfi reinth eda rk e s ts ta teso fd is e m bo d ie ds o u ls. a n dh ei s p u n is he dw ithd e ath . for th eo n ei sth ee s s e nc eo f th em a tte r. "A n ds od e athism e te do u t toa ll th o s ew h or e b e la g a in st th e ir C re a to r im pio u s ly . afte rb e in gattra c te db y th ev a n iti e so f th e w o rld a n dth e n ." V II.b u t theim m o rta l isre a s o n a ble .a n disn o lo n g e rc o un te d a m o n g th ec h ild reno fG o d . a st h e yb o thd es iretoo b ta inth eb o dya s th e ir p riz e . h e isth end is in h e ri te dfro m h is b irth rig h t.h ism ak e r. fo r th es ta teo f m a nise n vie db yth e lo w e ra n dglo rifie d a sano b les ta te b yth eh ig h er. th e nh eistru ly w is ea n db le s t." X . "A n dth e re isafie rc ew a rfa refo r th ev ic to ry ." IX .b e tw e e n th elow e ra n dth eu p p e r. p e rve rs e th in g ." V . b e h o ld . a n dm u s ts u ffer th ep a in so fs la v e ry fo r h isd is o b e d ie n c e toth eW o rk -M a n .

t h e yo n lyp o ss e s sth ep os s ib ilitie so f im m o rtalityin aru d im e n ta ryfo rm .b u t th es o u l i su tte rlyw a n tin ginsp iritu a l ." u ltim ate lyre a pt h ere w a rdof e te rn al c o n s c io u se x is te n c e . C o n s e q u e n tl y . b ed iv id e d in to th re ed is tin c tc la s s e s . it m a yb e co m eth es la veo fs o m evic io u se le m e n ta ry . an dth e s o u lw h ic he v e non lyim p e rfe ctlyo b e y st h e m w ill. s o o nl o s eth ea c tu a lc o n tro l o f th ee x tern a lo rg a n is m . fo r th es a k eo fc on v e n ie n c e . tho u g hp e rfe ctlyh u m a nt ob e g inw it h ." T h etea c h in g sin vo lv e dinth ea b o v ela w sa res oc lea r. th eg re at m a jo rity o f th o s es o u lsw h oarere a llyh um a nb e in g s . T h e s ee x c e p tio n sm a y . T h es ec o n dc la s sa reth o s ew hofa ll v ic t im stop re m e d ita te d o b s e s sio n .B u tth e rea ree xc e p tio n s . re q u ire s p e c ia ln o t ic e . a n dth a tth o s eb e lo wth isp la n e a rem orta l.s e ns itiv e .T h ef irs ta n dm os tn u m e ro u sc la s sc o n sis ts o f im pe rfe c tlyo rg a n iz e d .T h elaw so f lifeha v ea ls ob ee nfu llye lu c id a te d . fo r. o r. a n dw em a ya ls oad ds od iv in elyju s t.n o n eb ut th etra in eds e e rc a n te ll.h o w . w h e n .1 5 8T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T re je c te dth e ir C re a to r.o r.w h op o s s e s ss t ro n gm e d iu m is ticm a g n etis m s . m o s t p ro b a b lyt h ere a ls o ul h a dd e p a r te dinth e v e ryea rlyin fa n cyo f th eo rga n is m 'sp h ys ic a le x is te n c e . n oo n ec a na s s e rt tru th fu lly th a th ew a sa c tu a llyac q u a in te dw ith th etr u ep e rs o n a ge . w ith little o rn om e n ta lb ia s . th eb o d yb e c o m e sth eo b e d ie n t ins tru m e n t for a n ya n d e v e ry c la s so fd is e m b o d ie de arthb o u n dsp irits . Int h is c a s et h eo rg a n is misg e n e ra ll yv e ryfin e.w e ak -n a tu re di n d iv id u a ls . s ofa ra s th em a g n e t ic te m p e ra m e n t isc on c e rn e d .p o s s e s s esth ee le m en tso fb o th life a n dd ea th . w h a t iss t ill w o rs e . Ine ve ryin d iv idu a lc a s e th ea stra lc a u s e s th a tp ro d u ce dth es o u l 'sa b o rtio nw ill d iffer w id e ly .a n din c o n s e q u e n c e.M a n .a n da r eb yn om e a nss on u m e rou sa sth ef o rm e r. o rw h ere .a lo ne . th ere fo re . tha t toa tte m p t ina n yw a yto e x p la i no ra n n o tateth e m w o u l do n lyb et os o w th ef irs ts e e d so f e rro r a n dm is u n d ers ta n d in g . le av eth e m w it h th erea d e ra sth eya re .p u re a n dfre efr o m th em e n ta lb ia so f a n y m o rta l b e in g . In d iv id u a lso f thisc la s s . co m p a ra tiv e ly . w h ic h th o u g hfe winn u m b e r. " a fte r it h as b e e npu rifie db ym u c hs u ffe ri n g . w ill in h e r it im m o rta l ity a sth en a tu ra lc on s e q u e n c eo f th e ir h u m an ity . s os im ple .W ew ill. b e h o ld . the re fo re . In th is c a s et h e rew a sn o re a lo r truein d iv id u alitytos tart w ith . th e ya re p u rifie dafte rm u c hsu ffe rin g a n da r es e n t tot h ew o rlda g ain . Inapre v io u sc h ap te rw eh a v es h o w nth a t a ll re a lm so f life a b o v e th eh u m a nareim m o rta l.

a c c o rdin gtoh is p e c u lia rm a gn e ticg ra d e.W h e na s u ita b lem ed iu m is ticbo d yisfo u nd . a n dth en .w h ileth en ea r frie n d sa n d re la ti v e so f th ev ic tim a reofte ns u rp ri s e da t th e re m a rk a b le c h a n g e w h ic h th e yn o tic eh a sta k e npla c e .h ig h lys e n s iti v e .) re q u ir e sth eo rg an is m fo r th ep u rp o s eo f p ro lo n g in g th e ir o w np e rs o n a l e x is ten c e . T h ethirda n dla st. In a d d itio nto th isu n d e sira b leq u a l ity th e yex p re s sth eh ig h e s t fo rmo f in te llec tu a lityc om b in e dw ith a p o w e rf u lw ill a n dm e d iu m is tic te m p e ra m e nt. a ls oth e le a s t inn um b e r. T h ea b s en c eo f th is e s s e n tia l ele m e n to f hu m a nlifem a y b eth e re s u lt o f m e n ta lc o n d i tio n so f them o th e rd urin gp re g n an c y ." in s p ira tio na l.n erv ea n dfire.n a tu ra lly w o u ld b eg o o d . "as p ir it m e d iu m . .o r b la c km a g ic ia n . th em ag n e ticp o larityiso f s u c ha n a tu re th a t th esp iritu a lw il l o f th es ou l isa lm o st p o w e rle s s toa c t u p o ni t. (a c c ord in gtothes e x . H e n c e . b u ta la s . th em ag n e ticc o n stitu tio nis a lw a y ss tron g lym e d iu m is tica n dt h e in d iv id u a l.w eo fte ns e e th isc o n d it io n m a n ifes te dinth ec h ild re no f k in g s . if left q u itefreefro m th ec o n tro lo f o th e rs . p h y s ic al.s otos ay .T H ED AR KS A T E L L ITE1 5 9 v o liti o no rw ill.b yv irtu eo f th e ir O c c u lt p o w e r sa n dm a g ic a rts . T h isist h ere a s o nw h y th e yofte nfa ll t h ev ic tim o f p re m e d ita te do b s e s s ion .a n din th etru es en s eo fs p ir itu a l p a rla nc e . intem p e ra m e n t an dd is p o s it io n . w h oh a v e th em e a n sto p a n d e r to a n dg ra tify afa s h io n ab le .n o rc anth e yp o s sib lyb eb rou g h t tofu l ly u n d e rsta n dth a tth ein d iv id u al m o v in ga m o n gth e m a su s u a lh a s n o th ingw h a te v e r inc o m m o nw i thth e ir s i le n tlyd e p arte dfrie n d.a n ds lo w l yb u ts u re l ye je c t th e rig h tfu l o c c u p an t. th a t of a ne v il so rc e re s s .n o ble m e n . T h e s ed om in a tin g c o n d it io n sp re d isp o s eth e m to th es tu d yo fp s y c h o log ya n dO c c ultis m .T h e yp o ss e s sa ll thee s s e n tia l e le m e n tsof m a n h o o d w itha p o w e rfu l cu rre n to f them o s tp o ten ta n dc o n ce n tra te dform o fs e l fis h n e s sa ndp rid e . o f the s ec la s s e s in c lu de sth o s ew hoa reb o rni n toth ew o r ldu n d e rs t ra n g e lyc o n flic ti n gc o n d ition s .T h is m e n ta lc o m ae x te rn a liz esits e lf in th eo ffs p r in ga s ala c ko fv im . s e n tim e n ta l la s s i tu d e . Ina d ditio ntothisla c ko f s p iritu a l vo litio n . in h a b it th eo rg a n is m the m s e lv e s . o rc la ir v o y a n t.â th e ys e ld o m o rn ev e rs u s p e c t th ete rribletru thw hic h s u c ha c h a n g eim plie s . T h a t isto s a y .a n d th o s eo fg re a t w e a lth. o ro f am e n ta lc om a .o fb o th p a re n tsa t th em o m e n t o f c o n c e ptio n . th e yb ri n g th ew ho leo f th e i rp o w e rfu lm a g n e ticw il l tob e a r up o nth ea lm o s t w ille ssb ra ino f th e ir v ic tim .W h e no b se s s io n tra n s pire sit is g e n e ra llyfou n dth a ts om ep o te n t ex te rn a lm ind .

p re cip ita teth em h e a d lon gin toth em o s t frig h t fu lp ra c tice s . th et ru e in d iv id u a l.w ho s es o rro w s th e yca nfe e l. th e ya re lo s t. a sw eh a v es h o w n . s im p ly b e c a u s ed ea thtoth e misd e a thin re a lity . th e nbe c o m ea tta ch e dtoth eeig h ths p h e re . Int h isc la s sa p e rs o ns im p ly lo s e sh isp h y s ic al o rg a n is m . m e d iu m is tico rg a nis m w a ss y m pa th e tic a lly a tta c h e dt oth eo rg a nis m o f al iv in gin d ivid u a l.1 6 0T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T h e n c e th e yfa ll ane a s yp re y toth em e m be rso f th eB la c kM a g i a n dthe ir in v e rs iv ea s tra lB re th re n ." N o ts e n t t oth e w o rld a g a inb ym ea n so f re -inc a rn a tio ni nm a tte ru po nth eo u tw a rd p la n e so f life . a n dc o n s eq u e n tlya re c o m p e lle d . fo r the ir o w ns a fe ty . "s e nt toth ew orlda g a in . the yb e c o m et h e h e lp les ss la v e sof th ev e rypo w e rsth e ys o u g h t toco n tro l. a sa m e a n so fp ro g re s s . F o r th e ir o w ns in g leliv esth e yw o u ld s a c rif ic eth eb a la n c eo fG o d ' sc re a tio n . b e co m e salifele s ss h a d o wa td e a th . h eis"th e fo o lish . a n dw h e non c eth e yb e co m ee n c lo s edw ith inthefa ta l m a g n e t icw h irl o f d e a th . th e ir o nlyd e s irei stoliv e . a fte r lo s so f th ep h y sic a lb o d yr u nth ec y c l eo f th em ag n e tice x iste n c ew ith in th ee le c tr o -v ita ls p ac e so f th ep la n e t. H e nc e fo rw a rd . a n dth is th e yw ill d oa t an yc o s t. tore m ainfa ith fu l toth eo rde rw h ic he ntra p p e d th e m . Inth e firs ta n ds e c o n dc la s se so fs o -c alle dlo s t so u ls . a n dc o n s eq u e n tlya re n olo n g e r h u m a n . w h e reth eso u lo fs o m eu n fo rtu n a te .w h e re .T h ew rite rh a sbe h e ld n u m e rou sc a s e so f th isk in d . if s u c ha th in gw e re p o s s ib le .T h i sa ttra c tio n isb ro u g h t in tofo rc eb yv irtu eo f th e ir a ffin ityw i thth ere a lm so fe le m e nta lb e in g .a lo ngw ithth ea n im a l a n da stra lp o rtiono f it. "T h e ya re p u n is h e d w ithde a th . th eD a rk S a te llite o r o rbo f d e a th .w h o s eex p e rie n c e st h e yc a ne x pe rie n c e . d o e sn o t be c o m elo s t. a n dg ra d u allyd is s o lve ." a n d th e yk n o w it . a n d s lo w ly d is in te g rate sw ith int h em a g n e tic s p a c e so f th ea s tra l lig h t. T h e yh a v esu n k b e n e a t hth ep la n eo fh u m a n ity. It is am is tyfo rm . . A stheH e rm e tic la w s ta te s .a n do fc o m p le t in g th isr o u n do fe x te rn a le x p e ri e n c e s .T h eir s e lfis h ne s s . s u rro u n d e db y th einfe rn a l riteso f th e ir dia b o lic a l se d u c e rs ." ig n o ra nt s o u l.c o m b ine dw ith th e ir u n b o u n d e dam b itio na n dd e s irefo r p o w e r. a ndw h o s ejo y s th e yc a nsh a re . o b s e s sin gfo rc e s . o r o fb e in g"g a lv a n iz e din tote m p o ra rylife. in c a p a b le o fp e rs o n atin gitso r ig in a lo w n er. th e y lo s eth epo la rityo v er th efe e b le a to m sw h ic hc o n s t itu teth e ir o n lyb e in g . T h e ir o n ly m o ttoiss e l f. bu tb yas y m pa th e ticu n io nw iths o m ek in d re dso u l o ne a r th ." W h ilethec o u n te rfeitin g . T h isp e rs o na lity .

th uss lo w lyb uild in gu pne w in d iv id ua litie s fo r the m s e lv e s . th es c e n eo f the ir fa ilu re a n d s u ffe r in g . liketh ep o is o no u sm ia s m a t icm is tsb efo reth eri s in g s u n . .W h ileth eD eiflcA to m st h e m s e lv e s .b u to n ah ig h e rp la n e . inw o r ld sm o ree th e re a l th a no u rs .N o to nth ispla n e t.T H ED AR KS A T E L L ITE1 6 1 a to m bya to m . w h ic hth e s e lo s tp e rs on a litie s fa ile d tore a liz e. im p e ris h a blea se v e r. e n te ru p o n an e w c y c l eo f in v o lutio na n de vo lu tio n .

inth ep rec e d in gc h a pte r.o rc la im so fa n y lite ra ryor le a rn e d . k n o w na s a d e p tsh ip . a n dtheo th e r is h isa c c e p te dn e o p h y te .b u ts of a r.c a nrea llyd e s c ribea d e p ts h ip.O n lytw og rad e so f in d iv id u a ls .o r.C H A P T ER IV T H ET R IU M P H O FT H ES O U L âA D EP T S H IP H a v in gc o n s id e re d th efa ilu re o fw h a tm ig h tb ete rm e dth e h u m a n -a n im a ls o u l . inp e r fe c t m a g n e t icra p p o rt w ithth em a ste r tow h o ses ta teh e istos u c c ee d w h e nt h a tm a s te r a s c e n d su n to as till h ig h e rs p h e re o fs p iritua l life a n dp ow e r. O n eisthea d e p th im s e lf. inw h ic hw eh a vein c lu d e d . T h eli te ra ryw o rl dh a sb e e nf lo o d e dw ith d e s c rip tion sa n d e x p la na tio n so f ad e p ts h ip . th e re fo re . n e a rly a ll o f s u c hw o u ld-b ee x p o u n d erso fs ta tesh ig h e r tha nth e m s e lve s h a v e( w itho n eo r tw oe x c e p ti o n s ) fa ile dm o s tc o m p le te ly . th o u g hb ri e fly .a n dis . ino th e rw ord s . th o s ew h oh a v ethein b o rna b i litytoa tt a intoth ep o w e rsa n db le s s in g s o f th eir im m o rta l ity . n ohu m a nb e in gc a nd e s c ribeth en a tu re a n dc on d itio no f ah ig h e rs p i ritu a ls ta t eo f lifet h a nth a t to w h ic h h iso w ns p iritu a l n a tu reh a sa tta in e d . e v e ry im p o rta n t se c tio no fO cc u lt s c ie n cee m b ra c e dw ith in"th e le s s e r m y s te r ie s "o fN a tu re . w h o h a sp as s e dth ethirdin itia ti o n . T oth os ere a ls e ek e rso fe s o te rick n o w led g ew h oa s piretok n o w T ru th . T h etr iu m p ho f theh u m a ns o u l o v e r th ef o rc e so fm atte r. th e n c e fo rw a rd . w en o wc o m etothe triu m pho f th eh um a ns o u lo v er th efo rc eso fm a tte r.w h ileye t liv in gou tw a rd ly . a lth o u g hthisisn o t co m p le te ly a s s u redu n til th eyh a v ep a s s edth ro u g ht h es ix ths ta teo f th es o u l w o rld . up o nth eh u m a n p la n eo fe m b o d ie de x is te n c e .d o e sno t re fe r to th ea tta in m e n to f im m orta lity . te rm ed a d e p tsh ip . h isfu tu re s u c c e s s o r.s in c e .T h issu b je c t fu rn is h e safitt in gte rm in ustoth efi rs tp a rt o fo u r m y s tic a l stu d ie s . th ev a st m a jo rity o fm a n k in d in h e rit im m o r ta lity a sth ere su lt o f th e ir h u m a n ity . fo r th e v e rysim p lere a s onth a t.D efin itio n sha v ee v e nb ee na tte m p tedo f th ev ario u sd e g ree sa n dg ra d eso f th isex a lte ds ta te . irre s p e c ti v eo f th es ou rc e . Inth isc ha p te rw ere fe r toth o s e ra ree m b o die dh u m a nbe in g s w h oa r es oo rg a n iz e da n dc ircu m s ta n c e dastob ea b l etoe v o lv e th es ix tha n ds e ve n ths ta te so fc o n s c io us n e s s . a sp rev io u s lys tate d .

a n dd e a lse x c lus iv e lyw ith th e e le m e nta ls p h e re so f th ep la ne t. T h e re fo re .T he ir p o w e r ex te n d sfro mth em a g n e t icz o n e s o f th ea s tra lw o r ldu ptoth ee th e re a l an ds p iritu al s p h e re sof d is e m b o d ie dh u m a n ity. s o th a t inthew h o leth erea ren in es ta te s o fW isd o m . IT H EV A R IO U SG R AD E SO FA D E P TS H IP Inth e firs tp la ce . th e ir h ig he s ta c h ie v em e n tsa rew ith in th erea lm so fe x te rn a lm a g n e t icp h e n o m e na .T h e s ep rin c ip leg ra d e sm a yb ed e s ig n a te d. ra th e r th a nc o n s cio u sk n o w led g e . Ino rde r top re s en t th es u b jec ta sc le a r lya sp o s s ib letoth e s tu d e nt. th e yfu lfil l th ed u ties o f th em a s te ro r te a c h e r tot h o s ew h oa r es till g rad u a tin gin th eo u te r d e g re eso fs p irit u a l life . ho w a d e p ts h i pis a tta ina b le .u ptot h ea s tro - m a g n e t ics p h e re s inth ere a lmo fc a u s e .T h ep o w e rso fth ea d e p to f th isg ra d ee x te n dfrom th ee le m e n ta lz o ne so fm a tte r inth ew o r ldo fe ffe cts . w ew ill c o n s id e r fir s t.A ss u c h . It c o m e sfro m o n ew h oh a sa c tu a llyp a s s edth ro u g ht h ev a rio u s re a lm sa n ds ta te so fs p iritu al e x is te n c e. "B e y o n dth i sa s tra lw orld th e ybe c o m ep o w e r le s s . th ev a r io u sg ra d e so fa d e p ts hip . h iss ta te m e n tsa rethere s u lt o f p e rs o n a l e x p e ri e n c e sw ith i nth ew o rld o fs p irit. th e rea re th re ed is t in c tg ra d e so f th ise xa lte d s ta te .T H ET R IU M P H O FT H ES O U L âA D EP T S H IP1 6 3 w o rld l ya u th o rity. th es piritu a la n d th ec e le s t ia ls ta te s . h ed e s ir e stop o in t o u t th efac t th a t. n e c e s s a ry fo r th ea cq u is itio n o fs u chk n o w le d g e. e a c hg ra d ec o n ta in in gw ith inits elf th re es ep a ra tes ta te so r d e g re eso f lifean dp o w e r." T h es ec o n dg ra d e .s e c o n d . T h ea d e ptso f th isgra d ea rethetra n s la te ds o u lso fth o s ew h oh av eg ra d u a ted th ro u ghth ev a riou sd e g re e sof th efirs t.H e n c e . a sth en a tu ra l. an dth ird . a n dth ea s tro -m a g ne ticc u rre ntsw h ic h c o n trol th e m . T h efirs t . w eo ffe rt h efo llo w inge lu c id a ti o no fa d e p ts h ip . w h ic hc o n s t itu te sth e in te rio ro r s p iritu a l s ta te o f th efirst. ing e n e ral te rm s . th en atu rea n dfun c tio n so f ad e p ts h ip . re la te st oth ere a lmo fs p irit. th em o s t e x te rn a ls ta te . a n dd e a ls e x c lu s iv e ly w itht h es p iritu al a n de th e rea l fo rc e sof th ep la n et. A n ds h o u ld th ew rite r b eb lin d ly c h a rg edw ithc o n t ra d ic tin gthep re v io u s te a c h in g sof th em o d e rn T h e o s op h ic a la u tho ritie su p o n th es u b je ct. th e ir d e s c rip tio ns a rem os tlyin fe ren c ea n ds u rm is e . If th eyd on o tk no w o f th e ir o w ne x p e rien c e . B e y o n dth es es ta te sof s p iritu a l lifeth e yc a n n o t . v eryfe w (if an y )o f th e ma ree n titl e dtoe x p lainth elo ft y s ta te th e yw o u ld s e t fo rth . re la tes toth ew o rldo f ph y s ic a lp h e no m e n a . o f th e s o u l's p ro g re s s ivee v o lu tio n s.

o ntheo n eh a n d . th o u ghh eb e . it iso f th eutm o s t im p o r ta n c eth a t th es tu d e n t s h o u ld c le a rlyg ra s pth ere latio no f th es eth re eg ra d e stoe a cho th e r. a n da ls o . th ep h ys ic a la to m sw h ic hc o n stitu te liisorg a n is m a ro lib e ra te dan dth ee x a l te ds o u le nte rsu p o na h ig h e r s tttto o fe v o lu ti o na n dlife .O f itsD e ifi cp o w e rsa ndp o te n ti a litiesw ec a nn ot s p e a k . It is a n g e lica n dc e le s tia l i nn a tu re . A t th i sp o in t. T h e s es p iritu a l a d e p tsc a n no t d e tc e ndtoe a rth (a sw eu n d e rs ta n dth et e rm ia n dm an ife s t th e ir p o w e r e  » te rn a lly. for. I t isa b o v ean db e y o n dw h a tw ek n o wa sth eh u m a n . ap ro ce s sa n a lo g ou sto p h y s ica ld is s o lu t io ntra n s p ir e s .O c cu p y in ga st h e yd o . a n dto s u s ta i nth eh e a v en s .c an tra n s ce n d . h e ir e le ct o f th ea ng e ls . Th e ir c h ie f m e a n s o fc o m m u n ic a tio nw ithth ee x te rn a lw o rld a reth ea de p tso f th ee x te rio r g ra d e . u p onah ig h e r an dm o rein te rio rp la n e. th ro u g hw ho m th e ytra ns m it s u c hpo rtio n so f s p iritu a l t ru th a sth ew o rldh a sn e e do f. b e y o n dthelim ite dpo s s ib ilitieso f th e"LifeW a v e " n o te ve nth ea d e pt. T h efi rs tg ra d ean dth eth re ed e g re e sinc lu d e dth e re ine m b ra c e a ll lhe ip o s s ib il itie so fh u m a n ityu n d e r th ee x te rna lc o n d ition so f th e p re s e nt c y c le . T h iss tateh o ld stheg ra n dk e yo f life a n dd ea th . th e ir h ig h es ta c h ie v e m e n tsa rew i th inth es ph e re s o fd ise m b o d ie de xis te n c e .T h ev ario u sa s tra l s p a c e sw h ic hm a rko ff th elim its o f th o s eh u m a np o s s ib ilitie s . th e ya re e n a b le dto c o m b a t th eb e D s . a n distheh ig h e s td eg re eo fs p i ritu a l life th a t th eem b o d ie d h u m a nm in dc a nc om p re h e n d . th en a tu ra l a n dth es p i ritu a l. ino rde r tofo rmac o rre c t ide ao f th ena tu rea n df u n c tio n so f a d e p ts h ip .o nth eoth e r. a n dth esc e n e o f th os o u l'sa c t iv ityistran s fe rre dfr o m th ea s tr a la n dm a g ne tic s p h e restoth erea lm o fs p iri t. w ith o u t thea ido fap ro p e rlytr a in e din s tr u m e n t. w h o  « co d y lics p he reth e yc a n te m p o ra ril yo c c u p y .c on s titu tetheb o u n d a ry lin eo fN a tu re d ra w nb yth efin ge ro fD e ity b e tw e e nth e tw ow o rld so fh u m a n life . .Iftl TH EL IG H TO FE G Y P T p e n e tr a te . a n db e c o m esth es p iri tu a lm a no r a n a d e p t o f th es e c on dg ra d e .w h o re i na ll th eg re a te rm y s terie so fe x te rn a l life a re c o n c e ale d . It a lsos ta n d sm idw a yb e tw e e n th em a na ndth ea n g e l.a ndre la te st oth eh ig h er s ta te so f p u rifi e ds o u ls .h e n c e . th e in te rio r de g re e o f \il c .T hes e c o n dg ra d eisth u s ac o n tin u atio n o f th o firs t.T h eya reb e y o ndth eg ra s po fe x te rn al life . ino rd er tou n d e rs ta n db yw h a t m e a n sit m a yb ea tta in e d . W h enth ee x te rn a l lifem is s io n o fa na d o p to f thefirs tg ra deisfu lfil le d . T h ethirdg ra d eco n s titu te st h ein te rn a l o rc e le s ti a ls ta teo f th e s e c o n d.

a reto otr a n s c e n d e n t fo r th ec o m p re h e n s io no f e m b o d ie dm a n k in d . inth eO c c u lt s e n s eo f th ete rm . th en a ture . be fo reit isp o ss ib lefo rt h es tu d e n t t ofu llyc o m p re h e n dth ep o w e rso f th e s e c o n d.m a nisaco m p o s iteb ein gp o s s e s sin gas e v e n-fo ld c o n s ti tu tio n .T H ET R IU M P H O FT H ES O U L âA D EP T S H IP1 6 5 a n dthu sp re s e n ts tou sth eeq u ip o is eb etw e e nth ehu m a na n dthe d iv in e. h em u s t him s e lf a tta i nu n toth e firs tg ra d e.s in c e . T h ism y s tic a lu n io nis"th em a rria g eo f th eL a m b " of S a in tJ o hn . th eo rd in a ryhu m a nb e in g is . II T H EN A T U R EA N DF U N C T IO N O FA D E P T S H IP Inp a ss in gtoth i sb ra n c ho f o u rs u b je c t w es h a ll de a lo n lyw i th th efi rs tg ra d e . T h ev a st im p o rt a n c eo f th i sg ra d eo f l ife . thetw oh a lv eso f th ed iv in es o u l be c o m e p e rm a ne n tlya n dete rn a llyu n i te d . i nth ere a lmo fs p iritua lh u m a n ity.m a lea n dfe m a le . th a t is tos a y . a n de nte rsu p o nt h eu n k n o w ncy c le so fD eificlife . th e re a res ev e ns ta te s . F ro m th elo w e s t gra d eo f th eh u m a nb e in go nth ee x te rn a l p la n e so fm a tte r u ptoth eh ig h e s tg ra d e.p o w e r an d fu n c ti o no fw h ic h. th e re a res ev e ns ta te s fro m th ep e r fe c tm a nu p toth ea n ge l.h a vin gs e v e nc yc lics ta te so fe x is te nc e . it isu po nth eb o u nd a rie so fth es ix tha nds e v e n th s ta te o f th isg rad e .T h epe rfe c t m a n .a ls o . T h e re fo re. i sh ew h oe v olv e sinfu llh isc o m p os iteb e in ga n d a tta insu n toth es e v e ns ta te s. th e nc o n s titu te th ec o m p le t ew h o leo f th ed iv in eE g o . th a t. o r th ep erfe c tm a n . s o . o ra d e p ts h ip o f th ee x te rn a ld e g ree .e i th e ru p o nt h ee x te rn a l p la n e so f p h y s ic a l life . in w h a t d o e si t c o n s is t? W eh a v ea lrea d yfu llyex p la in e d . isals om a n ife st fro m th efa c t. tha t.a n d la u n c h fo rthth e i rp o w e rs . S in c e th ea d e p t i sth ep e rfe ct m a n . w h iley e t e x is tin gi ne x te rn a l p h y s ic a l c o n d it io n s .th a t. w h e nun ite d . H eisth egra n d a n g e li ch ie ro p h a nt o fc e le s ti a lm y s te ries . w h e re i nth em a nbe c o m e sth ean g e l.T h etw ins o u ls . th ehu m a nb e c o m esd iv in e .a n dh a v eth e ir b e in g . le t it b ed is ti n c tlyu n d e rs to o dth a t th e w h o le o fw h a tn o wfo llo w sp e r ta in se x c lus iv e lytot h a ts ta teof a d e p tsh ipw h o s em e m b e rsliv e . o re ls ew it h inth es p h ere so f th ea s tra lw o rl dim m e d ia tely in te ri o r toit.o rs p i ritu a la d e pts h ip . p ro g res s iv es ta teso fe v o lu ti o nu p o nth ep h y s ic a l pla n e .th e re fo re . it i se v id e n tly n e c e s s a ry fo ru s toc o m p re he n dw h a t is th en a tu re o fh isp e rf e c tio n .W h ile o nth eo th er h a n d . m o v e . to a v o id a n ym is c o n ce p tio n .

m a n k in dh a se v o lv e db u t fiv eph y s ic a l s e n s e s.T h ep o w e r toc on v e rs ew ith s p iritu a l in - tra n s fe re n c ete ll ig e n c e sa tw ill W h e nt h eh u m a ns ou lh a sa tta in e du n tothe s es e v e nsta te s . . In tu itio n6 .T a ste2 . w h ic he n a b l eh im top artia llyc o ntro l th ee le m e n tsa n d top ro d u c eva rio u sk in dso fp h y s ica lp h e n o m e na . th a t i sa c c o m p lish e db ye v o lvin gth es o ul q u a litie so rs e n s e s . Afe w s e ns itiv es o u ls a rea w a re o f th eh ig he r tw o .T h ou g h t7 . th e m o reex te n s iv ea ndp o te n tia l th ep h e n o m en ainth esu b lu n a ryw orld o fe ff e c ts .H e arin g5 . w il l p ro d u c es urp ris in gres u lts .h is d iv in e rig h t tor u lefo llo w sa san a tu ral s e q u e n c e .T h el u c ids ta teca lle dc la ir v o y a n c e 5 .S igh t4 ." n o th ingo f th e"f e a rfu l in te ns ity . a tw il l. rela te dto e a c hoth e ra sfo l lo w s : P H Y S IC A L S E N S E SS O U LS E N S ES 1 .T h epo w e r top s y ch o m e triz e 2 . T h e m a g ic al p o w e rso f th ea d e p t.T h epo w e r tod is t in g u is hth es p iritu a l a ro m a so fN a tu re 4 .b u t a ren o t a b let om a k em u c hu s eo f th e m .T h e.T o uc h1 . Th ec a p a c ity tore c e iv e tru ein s p ir a tio n 7 . th e re fo re .T h epo w e r toa b s orba n de n joyth efin e r e s s e n ceo f th eli few a v e 3 . T h ereisn o th in g"tre m e n do u s . th eja rringd is c o rd s p ro d u ce db yth eco m b in a tio nof th etw o . w h e nc on s c io u s lypla c e de nrap p o rt w ith th e a s tra l lig h t. s in c e .1 6 6T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T c o m p e l le dtoa ttainw h a te v e r h ela c k so f p e rfe c tio na fte rh el e a v e s h isp hy s ic a lb o d y. w ith inth ep u rg a to rial s ta te so f p u rific a ti o no f th es ou lw o rld .A n d th eh ig h e r th ep la n e fro m w h ic hth ee m b o d ie da d e p t p ro je c tshisth o u g h t d e s ire .S m ell 3 .Ig n o ra n c ea n ds e lfis h n e ss . inth es p iritu a l im a g e ryo fth o u g h t. a ren o t th eo u tc o m eo f th a t te r rificw ill fo rc e .a b ilityto p e rc e iv et h ee th e re a l v i b ra tion ste rm e dcla ira u d ie n c e 6 .b u ta ls os e v e ns o u l s e n s e s .T h ep e rfec tc o m p o s it em a np o s s es s e s n o to nlys e v e np hy s ic a ls e n s es . fo rc eth egre a tm a jo ri ty o fm a nk in do u to f th ec e n tra l lin eo fm arc hm a p p e do u tb yp ro gre s s iv e e v o lu t io n . it is p e rfe ctlyu s e le s s top re a c hsom u c ha b o ut c u ltiv a ti n gth ew ill . t h e ya reth em ild e x p re ss io n so f a firm b u tg e ntles o u l in th ep ro c e sso fe v o lv in gfo rm s . T h ep o w e rs o f th e w ill i n c re a s ea s th ea ttrib u te so f th eso u le x p a n d .o re ls e ." a b o ut it.b u t. fo rt h es lig h te st tre m o r o f th ep u rifie dso u l.s ople a s in ga s as e n t im e n t tom an yd ra w in g -r o o m o c c u lti s ts .A t th ep re s e n t tim e .

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s ho u ldb ee v olv e d(a so f te na sp o s sib le ) b yp lac in ga n yo bje c t th a tc om e sh a n d y .K a rm aa n dre -i n c a rn a tio na reth em o st s u b tle a n de n e rv atin gfo rm sof fa ta lity c o n c e iv a b le b yth eh u m a n m in d . T h en c e fo rw a rd . If n op a rtic u la r p e rc e p tio n tra n s p ire s . in a sv a g u ean dp le a s in g te rm s a sp o ss ib le .T h e s es u b tled o c t rin e sn o t on lyc o n tin ua lly p ro m p t m a ntole av eu n d o n em an yth in g sun til h isn ex t in c a rn a t io n .e x c e p t N irv a n a tow h ic hh eisd r iftin g . a n dn o te th eim p re s s io n sr e c e iv e d . an dw h oe n tersu p o naco ld . rig id u s eo f th ew i ll toc ru s ha n da n n ih il a teh isa n im a lp a s s io ns . h e d e n ie s th e reisau g h t inth eu n iv e rs eb ey o n dh iss ta te . s in c es piritu a l lu cid ity(if th eq ua litye x is ts )w ill b ede v e lo p e d . th ente s t th e sea stoth eir c o rre c tne s so r . a p a th e tic c o n d i tio n . a n dd ev o te sh im s elf toas y s te m a ticd is se m in a tio nof th ed o g m aso f k a rm aa n dre -in c arn a tio n . W ew il l n o w g iv e afe w d ire c t io n sfo r thee v o lu tio no f th es o ul s e n s e so rq u a liti e s . w h oe x is t up o nth e ir v i ta lity ." H ed e n ie sp o int b la n k (s in c e th e yn olon g e re x is tfo rh im ) th ea n g e lica ndc e le s tia l s ta te s . s o m es p e c ia l tim ein th em o rn in ga nde v e n in gsh o u ldb es e t a p a rt fo r th ee v o lu ti o no f th esp iritu a l s ig h t. Inth ef irs tp la c e . If th ise ffo rt s h o u ldfa il . toth efo reh e a d . inh a rm o nyw ithh isow n . b yg rad u a la b s o rptio nin toh im s e lf o f theb e in gu p onw h o s ed e ve l o p m e n t . tryth eso la rp le x u s. o r m a g n e t icd is c ..w h ichisp ra c ti c a llyac o nd itio no f an n ih i la tio n. w h os ta rt so u t toa t ta in m a g ic al p o w e rsfor h im s e lf.w h e th e r ig n o ra n t o rs e lfis h. s u c ha sro ck s . T h etra in ingm u s tb eh arm o n io u sto p ro p e rlyde v e lo pth e s e v e n fo ldn a tu re .a s" a b s o rp tio ni n toth eIn f in ite . T h ism a ybed o n eb yg az in gin toa c ry s ta lm ag icm irro r.d e p e n d sh isim m o rt a lity .b ut.H eca no n lyk n ow s e lf.m a ys u c ce e din th e s e re g a rd s . b u t.c a nn ev e r re a liz e th a tu n io nw ithh istw ins o u lw h ic hc o n s titu te sth ed iv in eE g o . s in c eth e ys a pth es o u l o fa ll truein s p ira ti o nto w a rdt h eh ig h e r s e lf an dp e rfe c t life .T H ET R IU M P H O FT H ES O U L âA D EP T S H IP1 6 9 w ith .H e .o r th ep ow e rso fp s yc h o m e try . le tte rs .s h e lls .w hic hisu s e d . e tc . ge n e ra lly . th e re fo re .th e yle a v em an k in dintha th e lp le s s. m a tte rsn ot. Th es p iritu al s e n s eo f to u c h . th a t h isp o w e rs o v e r th e e le m e ntsa n dfo rce so fN a tu re h a v eb e e np u rc h a s e dat th ea w fu l e x p e n seo f th ed es tru c tio no f th efe m in in ep o rtio no fh iso w ns o u l. e x a c tlys u i te dtore n d er th e m a nea s yp re yfor th ein v e rs iv e m a g i. tryth e s e n s o r iu m o r th a t p a rt o f th eb ra ins itua te db e tw e enth ec ro w na n d th efore h e a d . b u tw h ic hh efo n d lypic tu re s . h ew ill f in do u t to o la te . T h ea sc e tic .

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w es h a ll re s tw ith th ec e rta in k n o w led g eth a tw ha te v e r is . w ec a ns e eth eb lo o d th irstyfo rm so f th e s h a d o w .T h e m e d iu m is ticu p h o ld e rsa n ds u pp o rte rso f o rie n ta lm ag ic .a n dw il l s u rv iv elon ge n o u g ht oc ru s hth em w ithits g litte rin g fo rc e . T op e rs o n so fn e ga tiv ete m p e ra m e n ts . b u t.T H ET R IU M P H O FT H ES O U L âA D EP T S H IP1 7 1 s c io u s lu c id ity . T h ro u gh o u t th ep re c e d in gc h a pte rsth ea uth o rh a srep e a te d ly d ire c te dh isc rit ic is m a g a in st B u d d h is ti c a lT h e o s o ph y . i sg o o d .u ns e lfis h m o tiv es . a n dn o th in gn o wre m a in sfor th e m bu tc a lu m n ya n ds la n d e r.b u t.h o w e v er. th e yw il l u ltim a te ly fa il.B u t th iss y s tem ism o resu ita b lefo r e a s te rn o rg a n is m sth a nW es te rn . In th em e a n tim e . bu t it live s . C ha rg e so f fr a u d .h i sfu tu rep ro g re s s d e p e n dsu p o nh is s tric to b e d ie n c etoth ec o m m a n d sr e c e iv e d . T h e s ein v ers iv eb re th re np o s eb e fo reth ew o r ldto -d a yas th eh arb in g e rso f lig h ta n dorie n ta lw isd o m .c o n s tit u te sth em otiv efo rc eb e h in d it. w h a tev e r th e s ei n v e rs iv eo pp o n e n ts o f tru thm ays e efit to b rin gfo rt hinth efutu reino rde r tos te m th es w e llin gtid eo fO c c u lt kn o w le d g ea nds p iritu a l p ro g re s s .T h e re is .Y o gatra in in gw ill p ro d u c et h ed e s ire d re s u lts . am in eof O c c u lt lore in"Y og aP h ilo s o ph y .A t e v e rys te pw em a d einw ritin gth is b o o k . w h o s e te rrib les ec re tsw eh a veb e e nth em e a n so f rev e a lin gto th e w o rld .H erew ec lo s e th isp a rt o fo u rw o rk. th e nth ere st w ill fo ll o w .h a vea ls od o n e th e ir b e s t tod e s tro yo u rw o rk .W h e no nc eth ea s p i ra n t b e c o m esth ea c c e pte dn e o p h y te.d urin gth isag e o f th ew o rld . re s t a s s u red .O u r ta s kh a sb e e na c co m p lis h e dr a th e rw ith th ep o in t o f th es w o rdth a n th ro u g hth e in s tru m e n ta lityo f thep e n .w eha d tofigh ta g a in s t th efie rc e .T h estu d ie sp re s en te dh e rearep ro b a b ly a sm u c ha s th eo rd in a ryh u m anm in dw ill b ea b leto re a liz e . Ins odo in g . a n d w a it w ithp a tie n ce .h a v eb e en s y s te m a tic a llytr ie dw ith o u t a v a il. fo r it w i ll b ea fte r m a n yd a y se reth ere su lts w ill bek n o w n .m a k e sn od if fe re n c e . be n e a thth is e x te rna ld e lu s iv eg la m o r. c a s tingo u r la b o r sa sb re a dup o nth em e nta lc u rre n t so f life . a n d th ete rrib l ea g o n ie sof th e ir c o n s c io u sd e fe a t w ill d is c o u nt ath o u s a ndtim e sth eb e n e fitsof a n a p p a ren tlyte m p o ra ryg a in . c ru e l le g ion a rie so fth eB la c kM ag i.a n da c cu s a tio n so f B la c km a g ic . w h e th e r hep e rs o n a ll ys e e sth em a s te r o r in te rn a llyre aliz e sh im ." W itht h e s ere m a rksw eb rin gt h ep re s e n t c o u rs eo f oc c u lt s tu d y toaclo s e . fo ro m n ia v in c it v e rit a s .d o g m a a n dd elu s io n .u n de v e lo p e dtho u g hit b e .a n dap urelife .

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p o w e ra n dd e s tin y . I a m c o n s cio u sth a tI a m D iv in e. s o u lsa n d D e ific e n titie s . h o w m yh ea rt lo n g s .a re a sn o th in gc o m p a re dw ithth ee n d le s sp o ss ib ilitie so f th eh u m ans o u l. E a c hje w e l isag lo riou ss u np u lsa tin gw ith c re a tiv eli fea n d c a rry in go n w a rdi nth ew ild .p la n e ta ryzo n e .a n d th ea rro wp ie rc in gthes e rp e n t re p re s e n tstheh u m a ns o ul w h ic his c o n s c io u sof its o rig in. w h irlin gjou rn e yo fe vo lu tio n . g lo riou s . T h es ym b o lu p o nt h ec o v e ro f th isb o o kTh eL ig h to f E g y p t is c o m p lex . E a c hpla n e tp re p are sth ez o n e fo rh e ro w nd is e m b o d ie do ffs p ring . A n dO h. M a n k indfa c eag lo rio u sd e s ti n ya n dth es m a ll s u fferin g so fe x te rn a l life . T h isi safa c tw hic hI h a v eve rifie d .W o m a ns h o u lda lw a yslo c a teh er a s p ira tion sinth ebre a s t." T h es e v ens ta rsre p re s e n t th ese v e nP rin c ip le so fN a tu re .b ut th isz o n e isn o t in d ire c t c o n ta ct w itho u r e a rth .e te rn a l s p h e re so f s u p e rn a le xis te n c eth at a w a it th eh u m a n . lite ra lly .W ec a n no ts e ea n yo th e rU n iv ers eth a no ur o w n . H e rb os o m isth es e a to fh e r h ig h e s ts p i ritu a lv ib ra tio n s . It isthes y m b o lo f S p iritu a lIn itia tio n .Q U O T A TIO N SF R O M LE T T E R S1 7 5 Y e sit is .E a c ho n eo f th em y ria ds u n so f th efir s to rd e r a rep are n tso fc ou n tle s ss e c on d a rys u n s . "I h a vep ie rc e dt h eillu s io n so fm a tte r.T h eb ra in isth e lo c a tio ni nm a n . u n til w ere a c hthes o la rs p h erea n db e c om eth ea n g el. it sb ro o d o fp lan e tsw itht h e ir c o u n tles sra c e so f in te lle c tua lb e in g s . It is w h e nI re a ds u c ha rtic le sa sth eon ep u t fo rt hb yH u x le y th a tm yo w ne te rna ls p irit ri s e sinju s t in d ig n a tion .O h . te le s c o p ico r o th e rw is e . fe a r fu l th o u g ht h e ym a ys e em toth o s es till inthefle s h . T h es ou lso f th e sez o n e sh a v e fo rm e dagra n din te r. fie ry c ro w n . fo r th a tp la n eo f life w h e re inth es o u lp e rc eiv e sth em ig h ta n d m a je s t yo fG O D in a ll th es c in tilla tin gg e m so fH is fla s h in g . a n dm e a n s . b e lo n gtoou r U n iv e rs ea n dth is u n iv e rs eh aso n em ig h ty . a n dth e n. for th eb rig ht re a lm stha tI h a v esoo fte ntrod . T h es erp e n t re p res e n tsth eo bje c tiv ep h en o m e n a . a n do u ro w ns u niso neo f th e s es e c o n d a rysu n s . in c o n c e iv a b lec e n ter. A ll o f th ev is ib l es ta rs . fo r th eglo rio u sv ista so f th e In fin ite 's b rig h tc re a tio n . th a t Ic o u ld s p re a db e fo reth es u ffe rin gw o rldb u to netith ee v eno f th eg ra n d . a g lo riou ss p iritu al s u n . b ro u g h t fo rt ha sth em an ife s ta tio no f th eIn f in iteG o o d (G O D ). at tim e s . n o t u n til w ea rep re pa re dtoa s c en din too the ra n db righ te r re a lm so f b e in g .

T h es ou la td e a th e n te rsth ea s tra ls o u l w o rldim m ed ia te lys u r ro u n d in gth ep la ne t. th e rei ss till a n a n g ry s w e ll o f thew a v e sfo r s o m etim e . M ys c ie n c ea n dthere lig io nI te a c ha n dw o rs h ipis N a tu re 'slaw s . th em o re s u s c e p tib l eth ea c to r b e - .a n d .B ut th e yc o n t in u eo nth eir w a y . it p a s s e so ntoth em ig h ty z o n e s inth eo rb i ta lp a tho f th ee a rth . Ia m lik ea ric hm a n .T h eyw o u ldn o t a c c e p t th e e te rn al fo o dI s pre a db e fo re th e m . e v e nafte r it is o v e ra n dth es u ns h in inga g a in . If th ee m o tio nres p o n d stothee x p re s s ion .. a n dy e tth e yw ill n o tc om eina n dbefille d .Ik n o w . o f th elan dth a t is in d e e d fa ire r th and a y .s e ek in g a fte r d re a ryfo rm so fb e lie f th a tc ru c if yth e m inFa ith . lik eas to rm (it isrea llyas to rm )a ts e a .1 7 6T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T s o u ls a fte r th ech a n g ec a lle dd e a th .H o p ea n d C h a rit y . e x is t.O h . liv in g re a litie sen tw in e dw it h th es t ru g g le s . it d o e ss e rio u sh a rm .e tc . p o s s e s s in gi no v e r-flo w in ga b u n d a nc eth efru i tsth a t a ree te rn a l.a n d th a tth es o u l'sow nb rig h t ind iv id u a lity in c re a s e s fo re v e r in W is d o m a n dIm m o rta lity . A fte rp urific a tio n . Y ou rh ig h e r as p ira tio n s .h op e s . a n dth em o r efre q u e n t s u c h e m o tion sa reb ro ug h t in top lay . a la s .M e na n dw o m a nm u s t w o rk o u t the ir o w ns a lv a tio na n dr e n d e ru n to th e m s e lv e s aju s ta c c ou n t o f th ed e e d sd o n ew h ileintheb o d y . a n dte ll the m th a t life isE T E R N A La n dP R O G R ES S IV E .m yte a c h ing sa ren o t s p e c u la tio ns . It isinthe s eb e a u tif u lz o n e s th a tth es p irit ho m e s . s ta rv in g. y o u r su b lim e s t ide a lsa reth ere . th e yp e rs is t infly in gfro m th e lig h t tobe c o m eb lin d fo llo w e rs o fb li n d e dp ro fe ss o rs . th e yw o u ldn o t un d e rs ta n d .T h e ya re th e liv in go u tc o m eo f w h a tIh a v es e e nw ith m ye y e s . T h a n kG o d . th o u g h t sa n dv ic torie so f th eT w inS o u ls.w h e re th es p irit sa n da n g e l sd w e ll. inth e tru es e n s e.itc a nn o t be . m ya imisth ero ya lg ra n d e u r th a ts u rro un d sth etruep e rfe c te dm a n . fo r thee m o tio n sa reth ere a ctio n so f them a g n e tic v ib ra tio n sp ro d u c e d u p o nt h eO d y licSp h e re . th a tIw e r eo n lya b le tore a c h e a c hhu m a nh e a rt.s pe a ktoth e m o f th eu n u tte ra b l eb e a u tie sof c e le s tia l la n d s c a p e s th a to u rf e e th a v e tro d . fou n dw ithm ym in d a n dh ea rdw ithm ye a rs . th a tm u s t sin kind e s pa ir w h e nthe yre a ds u ch s o u l-killin gw o rdso fA th e is m .b e a u tif u l.a n db re a th ein toth em th ejo y so f th e la n dt h a t isb e y on dth es u n s et o f th isea rth lylife. W ou ldth a t Ic o u l do n lyre v ea l toth e m th em a rv e lo usb e a u tie so fs u p e r-m un d a n e lifet h a tIa n doth e rsh a v ese e nw itho ur v e rye y e sa n dre c ite th e w o n d e ro u sh a rm o n ie sw eh a v ehe a rdw ithou re a rs . w h il eth o u s a n d sp a s sm yd o or. B u t.

A nan g e l isn o t p u ree n o u ghtoe n te r H e ll a n dretu rnw ith o ut ta in t.w h e renom o rta lo f e a rth .a n db e s id e sth isy o uc o n ta c tm ag n e ticc u rr e n tsth a tm a y re a c t u p o ny o ufor m a n yy e a rs toc o m e . a t th es a m etim efe e l L o v e .Q U O T A TIO N SF R O M LE T T E R S1 7 7 c o m e sa n dth em o r ere a d ilythe yw ill re sp o n dins ternre a lity toth e p a rts th e yh a v epla y e d . T h etr u eg ro w thi stoim ita te lo v ew h e nh a tre ds p ri n g su p .G o dth eF a th e r. th enh y p o c ris yi sth eo u tc om e .a n d . th e s ec o n s titu te o n eo f th ea rc a n e m y s te r ie so f life. O n ew orda b o u t fac ia le x p re s sio n .a n dth is isw ro n g . w h ic hc loth e sth eid eao fh e rL ordw ithfo rm fro m h e r c re a tiv ena tu re . th e ym a yc a rrys uc hfa c ia le xp re s s io nto a n ye x te n t w ith o u td an g e r. It is th eM a le .b u t o n ly O n eG od . t ru tha n dtr u e b ro th erh o o d .a n d th es e x u a l vib ra tio n sof b o thw h iche n d o w th e id e a w ithev o lu tio n a ry lifea n dm otio n . o rW is d o m . lo v e . th eD iv in e fe m a le. th e reis b u to n eO d ylics p h e re b e tw e e n th etw o .T h e re c a n n o tb e to om u c hof th is . y e t th e rearen o t th reeG o d s . if im p u re .w ew a n ta slittl eo f th ec on tra ryc o n ditio n sa spo s s ib le . It istheM y s te ryo f th eT rin it y . If w ew a n th a rm on y . e x ce p ta fte ras p e c ia lp re p a ra tio nf o r th e p u rp o se .w h e na p e rs o nh a ss u c hc o m p le te c o n tro la s top e rs o n a te H a te . Ic o u ldtell y o uo f theh o m e so f th ed e a d .th eF e m a lea ndth eD iv ineE g o .c h i ld lik ei n n o c e n c ew he nje a lo u s yw o u ldta k e fu ll p o s s e ss io n .M a ny m a rv e l sh a v eb e e nd is c lo s e dt om einm yw a n d e rin g s inth eO c c ult w o rld . b e c a u sew h e ns odo in gy o up e ne tra teth ea s tra l life fo rc e so f th ep e r s o n . o f th eh o m e so f th eb le s t. It is . N e v e r p a n to m im ean y o n ee x c e p t fo rs o m eve ryim p o rtan t re a s o n .o f th elos t. a n dw h e nt h e s ta te o fA n g e lh o odisre a c h e d. G o d th e S o n . an dG o dth eH o lyG h o s t. if t h em o tiv ebep u re . O ns u chs u b je c ts a sth e s eI co u ldw rite v o lu m ea fter v o lu m ea nd n e ith er tiren o r re a c hth ee ndo fe x p e ri e n c ea n dtheth in g sI h a v e s e e nan dh e a rdin re a lm so f brig h te rb e in g sth a no ne a rth .o rC ro w n . of th ed a m n ed . T w in s ins p irit aren a tu ra lly ap a rt o f e a c ho th e r. w h ic hg iv e s fo rthth ei d e ao fa ll a c tio n .T h eD iv in e m a le .u n ited inth eg ra n dtriado fA n g e lth a tc o m p le te sth eT rinity . a n do f in fin ite ly h ig h e r re a lm sth a nth es e . s oto s a y . T h isi stru ea rt. an ds ov e ry fe w a rep u re th a ty o uca n n o th e lp s u ffe rin gt os o m e e x te n t fro m th eco n ta c t. o f th ep u rea ndv irtu o u s inlife .h o w ev e r. im ita t in gN a tu re u n d e r fa ls ep re te n s e s .

Ea c ho n e 'sEg oisth e ir o w n G o d . th e s p irit u a ld iv o rc e. ex te rn a lv e h ic le so f th es o u l. O G o d . p u ls a tin g . toe x pa n dth ein ne rs p iritu a l s e lf a n den a b leit to re a c ho u tw a rda n d u p w a rd to w a rdth at g ra n d e r li feth a tc o ns titu te stheg o a lo f ev e ry p u rifi e ds o u la ft e r itsfin a l In itia tio n. a n dw hic h .a n d th es e p a ratio no f th eb iu n es o u l . Th ere a lc a us e . m a le a n dfem a lec re a tedH eth e m ." T h isw o rldisapre p a ra to rypla c eo fp rob a tio n . istheD iv in eE go . O h .I m e re lyn o ti c e dth e s e th in g sa sI s p e dw ithth es w i ftn e s so f l ig h t its e lf .o n c em o re . afire s e v e ntim e sh o tte r th anth efie ry fu rn a c e th a t pu rifie dS h ad ra c ha n dh i sc o m p a n io ns . T h eM o o nl e n th e r g lo ry toth es c e new h ilea ll th eliv in g .o re v end re a m e do f.w h e re b y th em a rv e lo u sv ib ra ti o n so fc re ativ ea n d D e ific lifem a yex p re s sth e ir w o n d e rfu l tra n s fo rm a t io n so fs e ns a tio n s . o fd e sc e n t in toex te rn a lc o n ditio n s .th eo n lyG o d.G o do f ea c h b iu n es o u l.w h ichb e c o m e th es en s itiv ep late s .w h il eth eo n lyl iv in gre a li tya m idth eU n iv e rs eof m o v in g .O h .1 7 8T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T h a tht ro d .p a ss io na n dp ain . tov is it m y fa r-o ffs p irit h om e .p e rs e .e x c e p th eh a sp a s s e d th ro u g hthefire o fs o ul p u rific a t io n . tos e et h etre a s u resI h a dc o l le c te din th ep as t.w a sb e ca u s eo f . intu rn . th rou g hw h ic hi t m a y a ttra ct toa n dg ath e ru pth ev a rie de x p erie n c e so f m u n d a n elif e . b e tw e e nO sirisa n dIsis . tre a s u re sI h a dfo ug h t fo r. tre a s u re s th a tIh a d w o nfor m y s e lf a lo n e . w he re b yth eso u lc o u ldaw a k e n th ed orm a n ta to m i ce n titie sof itso w nbe in g .w h ic hb in d s to g e th e ra ndfo re v e rt h e s e p a rate dy e tu n i te did e n tity o fe a c h . tra n s i to rya n da pp a re n t re a li tie s . W o m a nw a sn o t th ec a u s eo f the"fa ll". s uffe re dfo r.T h ef a ll w a sane c e s s ityof fu rth e r pro g re s s . E a c ho n eo fu sis b u to n eo f th ere a c ti n gfo rc e sof ab iu n e s o u l. fo rA lla h inH iso w n im a g ec re a te dH eh im . "W ep ra is e th e e . O u ro rg a n is m sa re n o th in gm o r eth a nth ep la s ticm o ld so fm e d i- u m is ti cm a tte r. M eo f th ea s tra ls p a ce s w a sjoy o u sw itht h efu ll v ig or o fc re a ti v elife . a n dth eim m o rta lE g o . Ip u t m yb o d yin t oth ed e e pm a g n e tics lee pa n din s ta n tlyle a p ed fo rth in toth eb ou n d le s se th er. o n c em o re.p ro d u c eall th em u lt itu d in o u sde lig h tso f th ep h y s ic a l se n s e s .w a s th en e c e s sityfo rc o nflic tw ith th eg ro s s e r fo rm so f lifea n dm a tte r.h o wI d ra n kin th em e lo d ie so f th ecirc u la tin gs ta rsa n d fro m th eb o t to m o fm yso u ls a n gforth .a stran s ito rya st h efle e tin gc lo u d sa b ov eu s . s otos a y .T h e y a reform s .h o wg lo rio u s ly O rio na n dt h e P le ia de sw e res h in in ginth es ta rryv a u lto fn ig h t.

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m e d ic in e . c a nc urs e so rb le ss in g sb eri g h tfu llya dm in is te re d .fo rh isa to m store v o lvea b o u t.O n lya sy o ul e a rntod o th a t. W h a t yo utru lye xp e c tw ill b ey o u rd e s ti n y . a n do n ly w h e nj u s t.a s tro log y . th es o ul e n te rsits o w ns o u lim a g e s . inhig h e ra n dbe tte rs ta tes th a nheh a sa tta in e dto . A td e ath .b ut y o uw ill. H ere stsn om o re th a nas le e pin gb o d yin a w fu ld re am s . p rie s t lyp o w e rw hod o e sn o t dic ta teb u t c o u n s e ls . As o u l istru ew he np e rfo rm ingitsfu n c t io n s . F o ras o u l tob e im m o rta l. A ll o f th era c e s th a th a v etho u g h to fb ea u tyh a v el e ft th ep o te n c y o f th eir id e a sin th ea s tra l lig h ta n dbe c o m eafe cu n dc a u s eof its e x te rna liz a tio n . la u n c hh is o w nid e a o nth es e n s itiv ec a m e rao f thea s tra l li g h ta n dp rod u c eath o ug h t fo rm th a t hec a ns e n dw ithfe a rfu l p o te n c yto p e rfo rm h i sw ill.T h eyta k efo rma n da c ta ss e rv a n tsof th e p o te n cyth a tc a na ro u s eth e m .Q U O T A TIO N SF R O M LE T T E R S1 8 1 Y o uc an n o tu n d e rsta n dn o w . T h i sisto b eaBla c kM a g ic ia n . m a k in gh is o w nb ra int h e in s trum e n t fo r thed is p la yo f th ec o lle cte de n e rg y . Inth es p iritu a l w o rldy o uw i ll fin dg rea tb ro th e rho o d so fm u sic .th e ns o m e o n e'ss tro n gm in dc a na tt ra c t th e s ew a n d e rin gt h o u g h tv ib ratio n sa n d . th ep a no ra m ao fa ll h eh a sv it a liz e ds w ing sa ro u n dhim . w he nth ec u rseish e a v ier th a n th ec r im e . a p rin c ip le o f ju stic e . O n lyt h ea n g e lsof th es u nretu rntoth es u n .a n dw ithre le n t le s s m o n o ton y . M o s t p e o p le th in kid ly. fo r th eo n lyfo rm of p o w e r th at th eA d e p t s h o u ld la u n c h ish isO W NID E A LO FH IM S E L F . the rem u s tb es o m e th in g im m o rta la nd v ita l inh isin tern a lm in d . th ew o n d e r fu ls ta te o fb e in gw h e rea lla reo n ea ndy e ta rei n d iv id u a l.w h enth ep a rti c u la rv ib ratio n o f th eir lifeis s o u n d e d . R e n d e r u n toC a e s ar th a tw h ic h isC a e s a r' sa n du n to G o dth a t w h ic h isG o d 's .a n dth es e . v a g u e ly .T h isis th ea x io mo f im m o rta l ity . c a nyo ub eju s t. T ob e c o m eon e w itht h e s ele g io nso f th eb les t istog iv eth es o u l toR a .e tc .H er e c e iv e sth at id e a lb y re fle c tio n fro m h is S o u lM a te . E ac hh a sah ea ds u p re m e inth ep a rt ic u la r v o c a ti o nre p re s e nte db yth ebro th e rh o o d . C u rs e sa ree llip t ic a l inth e i ro rb it. H u m a nb e in g so nt h ee a rthp lan ec a nc o n ce n tra teth eir m in d so n s o m ede fin iteth in ga n dth er e s u ltsa re s o m e tim e sas to u n d in g .. O v e ra ll i sas u p re m e.a n dl o v e . Ato n ea ro u s e sv as t le g io n sof life .

an dw o m a n . a n do nw o m a nth em a n 's . a n dw h e nth es ou lc a np e n etra te a n ds eea n dK N O Wth eT ru th . "M ys o u l iso n ew ith th eU n iv e rs ea n dm ysp irit a ne m a n a tio nf ro m G o d .L i feisn e ithe rm o ra l n o r im m o ra l. R ais . E ffo rt iso ur im m o rta li ty . o nm a nd e p e n d s aw o m a n 'si m m o rta lity . n e it h e rG o dn o r D e v il. I ns o u l m a te h oo dn e ith e r o n en o r th eo th e rc a nbeg re a te rt h a ne a c ho ne 's in h e ren t id e a lo f th eo th e r. rais e sth ew om a no fw h o mh eis th ee xp re s s io n .u n le s s th a t id e a l isro u n d e do u t. R e la xa n dc o n c e n t ra tey o u rs ou lo ny o u r s o la rp le x us . T ru e r th a na ll. if it d o e sa w ak e n ' o n lyasalittle c h ild .th eN A K E D T R U T H .b yh e r id e a l. E ffo rt isim m o rtality . ra is e sth em a no fw h om s h e isth ee x p re s s io n.a lw a y ss triv in gfor th a tw h ich w ea re n o t. a n d . it s a ys . fo r noo n ec a nm a k ea nid e al o fh im s e l f.T h isi sag re a t an da w fu l tr u th . "M y F a th e r a n dI a re o n e .a s it w e re . T h eh um a nh e a rt i sth eo n lym o ra l lifet h e reis . It m a yb ea s le e pw h ilet h e o v e r-so u lo f th eb ra in(a n im al s o u l) is a w a k e ." T h ew om e na relo sin gth e ir fem in itya n d th u sa relos in gth e ir c o n s c io u sim m o rtality . th a t. th u sth e ya reth ec rea to rso fe ac ho th e r. h ec e a se stob eim m o rta l. i sth es a y in go fC h ris t. H ebe lo n g stoa p re v io u s e v o lu t io n .b yh i sid e a l. A g a in I w o u lds a y.W eo u rs elv e sa retheo u tc o m eof lifean de ffo rt. a n dy o urea c hh im o n ly b yth ed e epc o n v ic tiono fh ise x is te n cea n dth epro fo u n dp le ad in g so f theh e a rt. th e nth eKin grid e sin h isc h a riot.o rt h em o n a d(hu m a n s o u l) m a yb ea w a kea n dth ea nim a ls o u l as le e p . T h ene x te x is te n ceislik et h isine s s en c e .a t th at v e rym o m en t." N o w h e r ec a nac rea to rb efo u nd . "M yF a th e r a n dI a re o n e .W h e nt h es o u ls e esa nid e a l b e y o n dh is o w np erfo rm a n c e .1 8 2T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T im a g e sc o n tin u ef o ra g e s . H e isth ec rea to r o f th i sE a rtha n d th e re fo rene v e r liv e do nit. th e n . to a w a k e n .a y e.s a y in gt h e M a n tram ." t h e na s ky o u rs e lf.u n til t h es o u l c a ne nd u ren om o r ea n dfa lls a s le e p . thein c a rn a ti o no f th eov e rs o u lo f th eg re a t . th usm a n .b u tm orev iv id . fo r th o u sa n d so fy e ars . w h oam I?w h a t ha v eI b e e n ?a n d w h a tm u s tIb e c o m e ? T h em on a disin c arn a te dintheb ra in . It is toe s c a p e th isth a tth eO c c u ltist to ilsa n d la b o rs. is . th e y fa il of th e ir u n i te dim m o rta l ity . H e re c e ive sth eim a geb yre fle c t io na n dth eng ro w sth ep o w e r tobe c o m eit th ro u ghlo v e .o r bo thm a yb e a w a k e .

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brid g e sth e a b y s so f th etw ow o rld s .n o t p h y s ica le n e rg y . w h e nit i sfu ll o fv igo r. am e rem o m e n t inth ew e bo f its e te rn a le x is te n c e . P o larity . M o n e y .T oB e .w h enitso w n in h e ren t fo rc eis d o m in a n t. w h e ni n c a rn a te dasm a no ne a r th . T h ep h y s ic a l b o d yism ere lyth ee arth . lik e th eo ldtree ..w h e nit o b e y sth eu n iv e rs a lla w o fa ttrac tio nto m a tte r. toc o rre ct fo rm e r e rro rsa n d trya n e w . it in s ta n tlys e n d su pas e c o n dg ro w thfa r m o rep o w e r fu la n d v ita l th a nth efi rs t. th eS p iritu a l So u l. W ithth is fa ir e q u ip m e n t it b e g in sitse te rn a l ro u n dof b e in g fro m a lim itle s ss ta tew ith in th eu n iv e rs eo fe x te rn a lm a n ife sta tio n .v iz .b eth a t e x p re s s io nw h a t it m a y.b e c o m ep o w e rs . n o r thie v e sb re a k ina n ds tea l.a n d ina n ys ta te . b u t if th e tre eisc u t d u rin gits v ita l life. an dc o n s titute sh is n e e df o re x p re s s io n . it c a no n lyd o th eb e s t it c a n . a n dli k ee v e ry th in ge ls ee n d ow e dw ithli fe .a n dthes u m to ta l o fs u c hg a i na n dlo s sc o m p ris e si tsH u m a n p o s s ibilitie s .b u tm a nm o s tly m a k e s it n o th in gb u t th eb a s i sa n dc e n ter o fp u re ly m a te ria l en d s . th em o n a dm u s t ta k eitsc ha n c e s . Itsbe s t is ." T h o u g hts .Itw ill b e b ro u g ht in toth e lig h to f th e in te lle c tua ld a yb ypo w e rso v e r w h ic h it h a sn oc o n tro l. J e s u so fN a z e re th w a srig h t.s oto s a y . ra n ka n dfa m ily . E a c hsp irit E g ose n d sfo rthi tss o u lm o na dw ithits ju s ts h a re o f itsD iv in ep a trim o n y . B u t ina ss u m in g th eres p o n s ib ilit yo f aH u m a ns o u l.w he nit b e c o m esin c a rn a teda sm a n . a n da t de a th .b u t th em o n a d .a sit fa lls s oit lie s . Im m o rt a lityd e p e nd su p o nm e n ta la n ds p ir itu a lv ita l ity .T h e s e a rere-in c a rn a te d in too th e r liv e sa fte r s o m eh u m a ns o u lh a sgiv e n th e m m a te ria lb ir th . It ist h es a m ew it hm a n . N E V E R . th e nh el iv e so na ft e rd e a th . w h e nit i sw e a kb yr e a c tio n .a n dh a sa ll th ep o te n tia li tie so f aG o dw ith in h im . re g a rdin gitse n v i ro n m e n tb e fo rea n da ft e rb irth . th ethin gth a t th in k s. Itsli fea ta n ypo in t iso n ly am e retran s ito ryc o nd itio n .1 8 6T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T m e n ta l d e c a ya n ds p iritu a l rot. Ana c o rnm a yb e c o m ea no a ktre eb ut th etr e en e v e r retu rn stoa na c o rn .h a v enov a lu e . id e a san da s p ira tion s . M a nd oe sN o t re turntoe a rth as e c o n do r th irdtim e. "L a yu ptrea s u re sw h e r en e ith e rm o th n o r rus td o thc o r ru p t. w h o s em a ino ffic e isth ee v o lu tio no fs piritu a l lif e .n a tu ra la ttra c ti o na n dre p lu s io no f it s S p irit u a lS ta teof d e v e lo p m e nt. it a ttr a c tsa n drep e ls . s oto s a y .A t e v e rys ta g e it lo s e sor g a in s s o m e thin g . if hed ie sw ith s p iritu a l v ita li tyq u ic k e n in gh isb e in g. i tsw o rs t is. It so n lyc h a n cefo r im m o r ta l lifeis H e rea n dN o w .

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a n dva n itya sd is p e p s ia .a n dn e wa c tio n sh a veta k e nth eir p la c e . b u t th e ns u c h ra ra -av is . T h a tm e n ta ls ta tesa n dc h a ra cte ris tic sha v eth e ir r e fle xa c tion th e re c a nb en odo u b t.b ut m o s to f all d e p e n d sonp re n a ta l c o n d itio n s . asin g leb re a t hinth es ca leo f b e in g .a sl o n ga s th e yca nh o ldo n toth ec e n tr a lk n o w . Infa ct.c a nI n o t a s klik et h ein s p ire da p o s tle .b e c a u s e it isn o tp os s ib leu n d er p re s e n t ea rth lyc o n ditio n s .E T E R N A LL IF E .a ll d ep e n d in go nr a c e . ino the rw o rd s . T h e re lie sth eC ro w n . S E L FW R O U G H TB YSE L FM A D EB E IN G . w h e reth e s ta rlan ds h im m e rs b rig h t. th a ni t is .T h a t isg o in gc ra z ya f te rc o rre s p on d e n c e sa n d lik eth eblin dm a no f B u n - v a n 's ju rys a y in g. b e c a u seth eo n ei m p lie sth eo th e r.s o tos a y .h e re d i ty . v e ryra re lyc a nth is b ed o ne . a n dtha t th ec ro w no f life . B e y o n d th eo rb sof n ig h t.h oldo ntoa c h a in w h o s e lin kisth e Illu m in a te d I. th eE G O .e tc . b ya ll w h oc a ng ra s p th eid e ao f IA M . T h e s e th in g sI K N O W . ra c eco n d itio n s . I s e e .a n dinvie w th e re o f.a n da s t ra l in flu x .1 8 8T H KL IG H TO FE G Y P T b eg ive n . v e ryra reorg a n is m sa re c a p a b leo f d o in gth is.T h eid e al lifem a y b elive d . . ah a lf c o ns c io u sd re a mo f th es e ns e sfro m w hic hw es h a ll a w a k e . th a n k fu l i na n yc a s et ofin dth a t a fte ra ll. a n d th isl a s t isth em o s tp o te n t o fa ll o th ers .O G ra vew h e reis th y v ic to ry ? " T h ep hy s ic a lb o d yc a n n o ta lw ay sb ec o n tr o lle do rm ad etoe x p re s s th ere a ls ta teo f th esp iritu a l ide a l.p u ren o ns e n s e . liesb e y o n d â B e y o n d th ed is ta nt b lu e . B e y o n da ll th in g s th a tm a nh asth o u g h t. W ea ll c a nm a k et h eb o d ym o re e x p re s s iv eo f th es p i rit. h is lu n g so rh i ss p le e n . B e y o n dw h a tS a in t h a ss e e n . w h ile ina n o th e r it m ig h to n l yh u rt h is liv e r. b u t s e lfis h n e s si no n em a nm a yc a u s ea n yth in gfro min d ig e s tio n tos y p h ili s . o v e rw h ic hw e h a v eve rylittle c o n tro l.th es a m em e n ta l tra it w i ll a fflic t d iffe re n tly. fo ro n ep e rso ntoc o m p le te lys u b d ueh ise n v ir o n m e n t. B e y o n d th eb la z ingm o rn in gs un s . it iso n em o m e nt o n ly . d iffe re n t o rg a n is m s . It is littleb e tt e r th a nn o n se n s etos a y th a ts e lfi s h n e s sm a n i fe s ts its e lf a sc o n s tipa tio n .h o w e v e r.th eS a c re dJe w e lo f th eL o tu s . it w a sb u t ad re a m . Soit isw it h e a rth l ylife . R a re . "O d e a thw h e r eisth ys t in g . B e y o n d th ev a u lts o fh e a v e n .w h enh eh a dn os ig h t.a rea s in fre q u e n t a sth eg ia ntso fg e n ius .

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th e nf ro m th eb a nk so f th es ac re dE u p h rate sa n dth ep la in so f S h in a r

th es t re a m flo w e db a c k w a rd(asth o u g hw ea rya n ds e ek in gre s t) to w a rd

itsn ativ eh o m ei nth eW e s te r ns e a s ,o n l ytob ed e ta in e du p o n its

jo u rn eya n dtofi n date m p o raryre s tin gp la c einthew o n d ro u sv a lle y

o f th eN ile ;w h e n, a fte rc h a ng in gitsp ers o n a la p p ea ra n c es o m ew h a t

a n da do p tin gth ed re s so f its g ifte dp a t ro n s , it w asa g a inp roje c te d

o n w a rd b yth ere stle s sim p u lseo fE g y p ti a ne n te rp ri s e ,a lo n gt h e

s h o re so f th eM e dite rra n e a nan dB la c ks ea stoth eC a u c a s u s ,a nd

th e n c ee a s tw a rd , a sb e fo rem en tio n e d , to th ed re a m ys k ie so fIn d ia .

W h e nw ec o m etot h in ko f th ea w fu lv a s tne s sa n din co n c e iv a b le

b e a u ty o f th eg li tte rin gw o rl d sw h ic hs tu d , lik ejew e ls , th eda rkc a n o p y

o fo u r m id n ig h t sk ie s ,u n d o u bte d ly ,w em u s ta d m it t h a t th ec o nte m

p la tiono f th es hin in gh e a v e ns ,w ithits m y ria dg a la x ie so fs ta rry

s y s te m sa n ds tre tc ho f fa th o m le s se te rn i tie s , fo rm s as u b lim es tu d y

fo r theth in k in ga s tro n o m ic a l m in d .T h e re ,a lo n e , ca nh es e eso m e

th in go f th eb o u nd le s sa ffin i tyo f th eun iv e rs e .B ut toth eO cc u lt

s tu d e nt o fU ra n ia'sb la z in gf irm a m e n t, t h es h in in gc o n s te lla ti o n s ,w ith

th e ir c a b a lis tic n a m e sa n dw eirdm y th o log ic a lh is torie s ; th eglitte rin g

s u n sof th e s efa r o ff a s tra l s y s te m s ;a ndth es h in in gp la n e ts w h ic h

b e lo n g toth es a m es o la r fa m i lya so u rs elv e s ;p o s s es sad e e p e r in

te re s t.E v e ry th inga ro u n du s , s a v eth is b la z in gfir m a m e n t, is inas ta te

o f tran s itio n .B es id e sth efl e e tin gc h a ng e s ,w h ic h th ere tu rn o f th e

s e a s o nsb rin g ; thela n d s c a p ea ro u n du si sc h a n g in g itsa s p e c t e v e ry

y e a r. Infa c t, a lla ro u n du s isc h a n g e . T h e reisn oth in gb u t on ee te rn a l

c h a n g eo f fo rm . Bu t th eg o rg eo u sc re a tion sinth esk ya res til l th e re ;

u n d im m e dinb rig htn e s s ,u n c h an g e ding ran d e u r; p e rf o rm in g ,w it h

u n fla gg in gp a c ean du n v a ry in gp re c is io n , th e ir d a il y , th e ir a nn u a l,

a n dthe ir m ig h ty c y c licro u n ds .U p o nth es a m eh e a v en s , ju s ta sw e

s e ethe m n o w ;b e sp a n g le dw ith th es a m epla n e tsa n dw ithth es am e

fa m ili a rs ta rs ; ga z e dth efir s tp a re n ts o fo u r ra c e, w h e nth e yb e g a n

a n da ls ow h e nth eye n d e dth e i rp ilg rim a geu p o nth is m u n d a n es ph e re

o f lif e .T h es a m ec o n s te lla ti o n s ;A rc tu ru s ,O rio n , a n dth eP leia d e s ,

s a n gt o g e th e rw it hth em o rn ings ta rsw h enth efie ry fo u n d a tio nso f

o u re arthw e relaid ;a n dth e y ro lle din th efa b le dd a rk n e s so ve rC a l

v a ryw h e nth eg e ntleN a z a rin ew a ss la in . T h e s ew o n de rsinth es k y ,

a retr u lyth eo n l yo b je c tsw hic ha ll n a t io n sh a v ew itn e s s e d , an da ll

p e o p le h a v ea d m ir e d .T h e ya re tru lyth eo n lyo b je c t sinth eu niv e rs e

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w h ic hh a v ere m a ine du n p o llu tedb yth efi n g e ro fm a n. T h e yp re

s id e da t th eH o ros c o p eo fo u r b irth ; th eyw ill s in g th efu n e ral re q u ie m

w h e nw ed ie ;a n dc a s t th e ir pa lera d ia n ceo v e r th ec o ld ,s ile nt to m b

b e n e a t hw h ic hw ea reu ltim a telyd e s tin e d tore p o s e .

B e fo re th ea s p iri n gs tu d e n t ca nb e c o m et h ea s tro lo ge r, h em u s t

m a k ehim s e lf fa m i lia rw iththeg e n e ra l prin c ip le sof a s tro n o m y, a n d

le a rn h o w totra ceth ee x te rna ls y m b o ls o fp h y s ic a l life ,w h icha re

th ep he n o m e n a l res u lts ,b a c k in toth es te lla rw o rldso fc a u s e . T h e

w h o le m y s te ryo f th iss y s te m , th e re fo re , m a yb ed e sig n a te din g e n e ra l

te rm sa sth es c ien c eo fc a u s ea n de ffe c t.T h ete x t b o o ko fA s t ro lo g y

b yA . J .P ie rc ean dW ils o n 's D ic tio n a ry o fA s tro lo gys h o u ldb ec lo s e ly

s tu d ieda sa id st oo b ta inth i sk n o w le d g e.

F ro m th efo re g o ingre m a rk sit w ill b es ee nth a t th e re a d e rm u st

n o te xp e c t th erev e la tio no f s o m ed iv in e, m y s te rio uss e c re t tha tw ill

in s ta ntlyc o n v e y th ep o w e ro f re a d in gthep a s t, re aliz in gth e in flu e n c e s

o f th ep re s e n t, an dfo re s e e ingth em o m e nto u se v e n ts w ith inth ew o m b

o f th e fu tu re ;o n th ec o n tra ry ,h em u s t e x p e c tn o thin gb u t acle a ra n d

c o n c ises ta te m e n t o fN a tu re 's im m u ta b le la w s ,w h ic h re q u ireb oth

s tu d ya n da p p lic atio ntom a s te r. H ew ill , h o w e v e r, fin dinth i ss e rie s

o f le ss o n sac o m ple tee x p o s it io no f th eO c c u lt p rinc ip le so fN a tu re ,

ins o fa ra sth e ym o lda n dg uid eth ep h ys ic a ld e s ti n yo fe m b o die d

h u m a n i ty .B u t, thep rin c ip le s in v o lv e dan dth eu lti m a te se v o lve d

a sth en a tu ra lo utc o m eo fc a us ea n de ffec t, c a no n l yb em a s te re da n d

u n d e rsto o db yd e vo tin gtim e , u n p re ju d ic edth o u g h t, a n dd e e ps tu d y ;

firs t, inle a rn ingth eth e o ry, a n dth e n inre d u c in g th a t th e o r yto

p ra c ti c e .A s tro log yd o e sn o t im p lyfa ta l ity .O nth ec o n tra ry , p ro b a b ly

tw othird so fm a n'ss o -c a lle dm is fo rtu n esa reth er e s u lt o fh i sb e

n ig h tedig n o ra n c e. M a n ,w h e n ig n o ra n to f th ela w sof N a tu rew hic h

c o n trol h ise x is te n c ea n dd e stin y , iss om e w h a t lik e alife le s s lo gflo a t

in gw i thth es trea m . It m a ybeth a t th ev a rio u sc u r re n tso f theriv e r

w ill ca rryh im s afe lytoth e riv e r'sm o uth ,a n dla un c hh im u n in ju re d

u p o nt h eg re a tO ce a no fE te rnity .B u t it isfa rm o r elik e lytha t th e

w in d ingc o u rs eo f th eriv e r of lifew ill la n dh im in toam u dba n ko f

tro u b l ew h e reh em a ys tic kfas t fo r th e re m a in d e r of h isd a y s ; o r,

lib e rate db ys o m es tro n g e rc urre n t, m a ya g a inta k eh isc h a n c e s, e ith e r

o f fu tu res a fe ty o ro f flo a ti n gin tos o m ew h irlp o o l o fd e s tru ctio n .B u t

w h e nm a nu n d e rs tan d sth ela w so fh isb e in g ,h eist h e ns a feo nb o a rda

s tro n gb o a t. H ese e sth ew h ir lp o o lsa n dm u db a n k sof lifea h e ad ,a n d

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s k illf u lly ,b ytheu s eo fh is s te e rin gap p a ra tu s(t h ew ill) a vo id sc o l

lis io n. B u t it o f te nh a p p e n s th a tw ithall h isk n o w le d g ea n dsk ill h e

c a n n o t s u c c e s s fu l lyb a ttlea ga in s t th em ig h tyc u rren tsth a to pp o s e

h isw ay ,s im p lybe c a u s eth e re a re , inthe s ed a y s ,to om a n ylif e le s s

lo g sof h u m a nlu m b e r th a ta re c o n s ta n tly th ro w in gt h e m s e lv e sw ith

th es w e ll o f th ec u rre n ta th w a rt h isp a th .B u t it m u s tb ea t on c e

a p p a ren t toth estu d e n th o w in fin ite lysu p e rio r th eo n eisto th eo th e r,

a n dh ow e n o rm o u s th ec h a n c e so fs u c c e s sa reu p o nthes id eo fth e

o n ew hoh a tha ttain e du n tow is d o m ;w h obys tu d y ,k no w sh im s e lf

a n dthela w so fN a tu re .

T h eh ea v e n lyb o d ie su rg e ,p red is p o s ea n d in flu e n c e toag re a t

e x te n t,b u t th e yd on o tc o m p el. W h e nw ea reig n o ra nt o f th e ir p o w e r,

w ed e cid eo u ra c t io n stoth eb e s to fo u r w o rld lyk no w le d g e ,a ndw e

th in kw eh a v efreew ill inthem a tte r; bu t, if w eco u ldo n lyse eth e

in flu en c e sa tw o r km o u ld in gou ra c tio n s , w es h o u ld s e eth a tw ew e re

o b e y ingth es te ll a rp o w e rsw i ths la v e -li k es e rv ilit y ;n o ta lw ay sw is e ly ,

in d e e d, b u tb lin dlya n dto ow e ll. U n d e r s u c has ta t eo fb o n d a geth e

p la n e ta ryin flu e nc ew o u ld , ind e e d ,b efata lity .K n ow le d g ea lo neis

th eg re a t lib e ra to ro fh u m a ns u ffe rin g , a n ds o c ia l in h a rm o n y . O u r

d e liv eryfro m p a in ,o u r fre e do m fro m b o nd a g e , ino th e rw o rd s , o u r

fre ew ill, in c re as e se x a c tly inp ro p o rti o ntoth eex te n to fo ur k n o w

le d g e , if u s e dp ro p e rly . It i sth eW is eM a nw h oru le sh iss ta rs ,a n d

th efoo lw h ob lind lyo b e y sthe m .C o n s e q ue n tly , th is C h a ld e a nsc ie n c e

o f th es ta rs , in o rd e r tob ep ra c tic a lly u tiliz e d , m u s tb eth oro u g h ly

re a lize d ;b u tw h enre a liz e d , it w ill re pa yth es tu de n t ah u n d re d -fo ld

fo r thetim ea n d la b o rb e s to w e dinle a rnin gth ew a y. It w ill giv eh im

ata n gib lefo u n d atio n ,w h e re onh em a ys afe lys ta n da m idth ew i ld

a n dc on flic tin gop in io n so f un b a la n c e dm y s tic s . In it, h ew ill fin d

th ek eyo f th es ac re ds a n c tu ary ,w h e re w i thh em a yev e n tu a llyun lo c k

th ed oo rso f th e te m p lea n dpe n e tra tethem y s ticv eil o f Is is , th e re ,

tob e ho ldth elo ve lyfo rm o f th eG o d d e s sa n dtore adth eg lo w in g

v e riti e so fN a tu r ein s c rib e du p o nth eim p e ris h a b le s c ro llso f tim e ,

a n d ,ifh eh a v et h ew ill tose e kfu rth e r a n dd e e p e r , th etru thso f

e te rn i tyits e lf.

A s tro lo g y , inits p u rity , th ou g hfo rm in g as y s te m of d iv in a tion ,

isto ta llyu n c o n ne c te dw itheith e r fo rtun e -te llin go rs e n s itive , irre s p o n

s ib le m e d iu m s h ip . It isad ivin es c ie n c eo fc o rre s po n d e n c e s , i nth e

s tu d ya n da p p lic atio no fw h ichth ein te l le c ta n dintu itio nb e co m e

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b le n d edinan a tura l, h a rm o n io u sm a n n e r. T h e yc o m m en c etov ib ra te

inu n is o n .W h e nt h isu n io nb ec o m e sc o m p le te , th eign o ra n tm a nb e

c o m e s th ep ro p h e t ics a g e .

T h e re fo re ,w ew o ulde a rn e s tly re q u e s t thes tu d e n t of th es y s tem

h e re in a b o u t tobeta u g h t, to th o ro u g h ly m a s te re a chp rin c ip le a n d

d e ta il la idd o w n ; c o m m it th e mtom e m o ry s oa stob ea b le , in s ta n tly ,

tore ca ll a n dre pe a t th e m w h enn e c e s s a ry. S tu d yw e l l th eO c c u lt

p rin c ip le so f th es c ie n c eb e fo rea tte m p t in gtom a s te r th ee x tern a l

m a th e m a tic a l fo rm u la ;a n dn e ve r lo s es igh to f th ef a c t th a tn oo n e

p rin c ip leiso f i ts e lf a b s o lute ,b u t, to b e c o m ep o te n t, re q u ir e sth ea c ti v e

c o o p e ra tio no f theo th e r fo rce s . If th e seo p p o s ew i thth e ir influ e n c e ,

in s te ado fa s s is t in g , th e nit a to n c eb ec o m e saq u es tio no fp ow e r

a g a in st p o w e r; if th e ye q u a l e a c ho th e r, th ein flu en c eo fb o th b e c o m e s

n il, an dth ee ffec ts , in s te a do fe v o lv ingin toth e re a lm o fe xte rn a lM e ,

b e c o m ec ry s ta llize dw ith inthere a lm o f fo rc e ,a n dd iew ith in th e

w o m bof N a tu re . An dla s tly , re m e m b e r th at th isa n c ie n ts y s te mo f th e

h o a ry s a g e s ,w h o firs td is c o ve re dth es ta rrytru th so f th eC h ald e a nlo re ,

c o n s ti tu te sth eba s icp rin c iplefro m w h ic ha ll d o c t rin e s ,O c c ult th e o rie s,

a n ds ac e rd o ta ls ys te m sh a v er a d ia te d .E ve ryre lig ionu n d e r th es u n

h a sa na s tro lo g ica l fo u n d a tion ,a n de v e r ys c ie n c et h eh u m a nm in d

isc a pa b leo fe lab o ra tin g ,s prin g sfro m , re tu rn sto, a n du ltim a te ly

b e c o m eslo s tw ithinth es ta rr yre a lm so f U ra n ia .

Inc o nc lu s io n , the re fo re ,w eh o p eth a t ou re ffo rts toin s tru c t th e

s tu d e nt inth e s es u b lim em y s te rie sw ill a s s is th imtos to reu p as u p p ly

o fp rec io u sfo o dw h ic hw ill en a b leh im t ore c e iv em e n ta lp le a su re

a n ds piritu a lp rofit, th u sp ro v in gab les s in gtotheb o d ya sw e ll a sth e

s o u l.

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T H EP R IN C IP L E SO FC E L E S T IA LSC IE N C E

"S oG odc re a te dm a ninh iso w nim a g e ,

inh is o w nim a g ec re a te dh ehim ."

G e n e s is ,C h a p .I

M a nis am ic ro c o sm , au n iv e rsew ith inh im s e lf, a n da ss u c hh e

isape rfe c te p it o m eo f th ei n fin iteU n iv e rs e , th eM a c ro c o s m . T h e

C h a ld ea ns a g e s ,th e re fo re ,w he nc o n s tru ctin gth e ir m ig h tys y s te m o f

s id e rea la s tro lo gy ,h e ldtot h isid e athro u g h o u t thew h o leo f th e ir

p h ilo so p h y . Ino rd e r top e n e t ra teth em ys te rie so f G o d , th e yf irs t

s o u g h t o u t th em ys te rie so fm a n ,a n dth en , fo rm u la te dac o m p lete

s c ie n ceo fc o rre sp o n d e n c e s . Th eH u m a no rg a n is m ,s oc o m p le xin its

w o n d e r fu lm e c h a n is m a n ds ob ea u tifu llyha rm o n io u si na ll itspa rts ,

b e c a m e th e ir a rc hite c tu ra ld es ig nu p o nw h ic hth e yco n s tru c te d th e

G ra n dM a no f th es ta rryh e a v en s .T h etw elv es ig n sof th ec e le stia l

z o d ia cw e red iv ide din tos e c t io n so f th eh u m a nfra m e ,s oth a t th e

e n tire z o d ia c a l be lt w a ss y m bo liz e da sa m a nb e n t ro u n dinth e fo rm

o f acirc le , th es o le so f th e fe e tp la c eda g a in s tth eb a c ko f th eh e a d .

E a c hof th etw e lves ig n sc o n ta in3 0d e g re e so fs p a ce , th ew h o l em a k in g

th e3 60d e g re e sof ac irc le . T h is3 6 0is th es y m b o l o fc o m p le t io n .

W h e nt h e3a n d6 a rea d d e dtog e th e r th e ym a k e9 ,w hic histh eh ig h

e s tu nit w ep o s s es s ,a n da ssu c hish e ld tob eth es a c re dn u m be ro f

D e ity . It isatr iu n etrin ity, 3tim e s3.

T h em ys tic a ls y m bo lis m re la ti n gtoth e12s ig n so f th ez o d ia c

a n dtheh u m a no rga n is m h o ld sa nim p o rta nt p o s itio n ino u rs y s te m .

Inth i sc o n n e c tion , th e yfo rmth eb o d yof am u s ic a l in s tru m e n t a sit

w e re , w h ileth esu n ,m o o na n dp la n e tsc on s titu tethes trin g s . O u r

b o d ie s th e n ,w h e na s tro lo g ic allyc o n s id ere d ,a rem ere lys o u n d in g

b o a rd s fo r th ec ele s tia ln o tes ,s tru c kbyth es ta rr ym u s ic ia n sd u rin g

th ep erfo rm a n c eof th e ir c e les tia lo p e ra, "T h eM u s i co f th eS ph e re s ."

F ig u re I s h o w sw ha tp a rt o fth eh u m a nfr a m eisru ledb ye a c hsig n .

It w il l b en o tic edth a t th esu na n dm o o n, th ro u g ht h em e d iu m s hip

o f th eir s ig n s , Le o(S I) a n dC a n c e r (Â £ 5), g o v e rnt h etw op rinc ip a l

o rg a n s, v iz ., th eh e a rt a n dt h elu n g s .W h e nth e s eareina nh arm o n io u s

c o n d it io nw ith in th eb o d yth ew h o les y s te m ish e a lt h y ; th isis a ls o

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c o rre sp o n d in g lyt ru ere g a rd ingth eG ra n dM a no f th es k ie s ,o r, in

o th e r w o rd s , th en a ta lh o ro s co p eo f th ep e rs o n .

M o rede p e n d su p o n th ep o s ition ,a s p e c t an dp o w e ro f th es u na nd

m o o nat b irth , tha nu p o na ll th ep la n e ts o fo u rs o la rs y s te m co m b in e d .

F o r thisre a s o n , th es u na n dm o o na re , t ou s , th et ra n s m itte rs o f th e

s te llar fo rc e s . Th e ya c t int h ec a p a c ity o fa s tra l m e d iu m sa n dc a s t

th e ir g a th e re do r re fle c te dpo te n c ie sintoo u rm a g ne tica tm o s ph e re ,

h a rm o nio u s lyo r dis c o rd a n tly , a c c o rd in ga sth e ya re a s p e c te dbyth e

b e n e fi co rm a le fi cra y so f them a jo rp lan e ts .T h eon lyd iffe ren c eb e

tw e e n th etw ob e in g , th es u n ise le c tric initsa c t io n ,h e n c ep o s itiv e ;

a n dthem o o nism a g n e tica n dn e g a tiv e . I nth e m s e lv es ,a lo n e ,th e y

a ren eith e r fo rtun a ten o ru n fo rtu n a te . I f th e s efa ctsa rere m em b e re d ,

w ec a nn o tg ov e ry fa rw ro n gi no u ra s tral s tu d ie s .

M a nh asfiv ep o s i tiv ep o in ts o fp ro je c ti o na n dfo u r p o s itiv ece n te rs

o fe n erg y , th u sm a k in gu pth em y s tic a l nin e , th es ym b o lo fD e i ty . In

a d d iti o ntoth e s e, h eh a so n eg re a t re c ep tiv ec e n ter, w h ic hc om p le te s

th en um b e ro f th eT e nS e p h iroth .T h eh e ad ,h a n d sa ndfe e t, a re th e

fiv epo in tso fp ro je c tio nfrom w h ic h ,s t re a m so fv i ta l fo rc earec o n

s ta n tl yra d ia tin g. T h e s efiv ea res y m b o l iz e db yth e fiv ep o in te ds ta r

a n dthefiv es id edfig u re .T hisq u in tile, th eG re c ia ns y m b o l hy g e ia ,w a s

th eP yth a g o re a nsy m b o lo fh e alth ,a n dw he nth e s efi v ep o in tsr a d ia te

th e ir fo rc e sinstra ig h t lin esfro m th e i rv a rio u sce n te rs , th e re s u lt is

p e rfe ct h e a lth .

T h ep os itiv ec e n te rso fe n e rgyw ith intheo d y lics ph e rea rethe

b ra in , th es p le e n, th eh e a rt a n dth eg e ne ra tiv eo rga n s ,w h ile th eg re a t

c e n te r o f re c e p ti o nisth eS ola rP le x u s .

W h e nt ro u b leo r an x ie tyo fm in dc ro s s e so u rp a ththefirs tp lac e

w h e re w efe e l its in flu e n c ei sth a tp a rt o f th eb o dyc a lle dthep it o f

th es to m a c h .T h is s e n s itiv er e g io nisw i th inth es ola rp le x u s . H o w

m a n yt im e sd ofo re b o d in g so f c o m in gtro ub leim p re s s th e m s e lv e s

u p o nt h isd e lic a t ec e n te r?A s aru le ,w he nw ea rei ntro u b lew eh a v e

n oa p pe tite ; th is c a llsfo rth in h a rm o n y inth ev a ri o u ss e c re ti o n so f th e

b o d y . W h e ns ic k n es sa n ditsdis a g re e a b le c o rre la tion sth re a te n to

ta k epo s s e s s io n , k e e pth ism ig h tyc e n te r p ro te c te d , a n dy o uh av eth e

tru ese c re to fa bs o lu te lyp e r fe c tp h y s ica lh e a lth , p ro v id in gyo up o s s e s s ,

tob e ginw ith ,a no rg a n is m w ho s em e n ta l a n dp h y s ic al fo rc e sa re

e v e n ly b a la n c e d .

T h es ola rp le x u s iso u rg ra n dc o n ta c tin gp o in tw h e re b yw ea re

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p la c e de nra p p o rt w itha ll thin g se x te rna l tou s . Th e re fo re ,w ec a n

s e etha t th etru ep s y c h ic a l ba s iso fp h ys ic a lh e a lt hre s tsw it hth is

c e n te r ; fo r it is ta k e nfo r gra n te dth a t m a nis ,b y la w fu ls u pe rio rity ,

th en atu ra l ru le r o f th o s ep ow e rsw h ic h liv e ,m o v ea n dh a v ethe ir

b e in gw ith inh is o w nm a g n e tic d o m in io n s . T op o s s e s s tru ep s y c ho

lo g ic al p o w e rw h ic hs h a ll b es u b je c t to th eim p e rial w ill a n d th u sb e

a b let oa s s u m ep erfe c tc o n trol o f th eo dy lics p h e re; toc o n c e ntra te

a ll o ur lo y a l fo rc e s ,a t am om e n t'sn o ti c e ,u p o na nyp a rtic u lar s e c tio n

o f th i sm a g n e tic k in g d o m ,a n d th u sin s tan tlys u b d u ea n yre v o lt o f th e

re a c ti o n a ryp o w e rs ;â it isab s o lu te lyi m p e ra tiv et h a to u rp h ys ic a lb o d ies

b ek e pt fre ea n du n c ra m p e db ya n ya rtic l eo fd re s sw h ic hre s tr a in su s

fro m de v e lo p in gou r tru en a tura l fo rm s . M e n ta la n dm a g n e ticli b e rty

d e p e n ds , toa ne xte n th ith e rt ou n d re a m e do f, u p o nt h ep e rfe c t fre e d o m

o f th ep h y s ic a l org a n is m .T h ere fo re , th at w h ic hc ram p s ,b in d sa n d

w a rp s th eb o d yo ut o f itsn a tu ra lp ro p o r tio n s , isf a ta l toa n y re a l

s p irit u a lp ro g re ss ;b e c a u s ei t c o rre s p o nd in g lyin h arm o n iz e sthea c tio n

o f th eo d y lics p he re .F o r th i sre a s o na lo n e , In d ia , C h a ld e aa ndE g y p t

a d o p tedth elo o s e flo w in gro be ; fo r th is re a s o na lon e , isth ed re s so f

a ll p r ie s th o o d sl o o s ea n da m ple ; tog iv e th e m th eve ryfu lle s t m e a s u re

o fm a gn e ticp o w e r. C o rs e tsa nds m a ll p inc h in gs h o e sh a v ed o n em o re

tod e stro yth etr u es p iritu a l ityo f th ep re s e n tg e ne ra tio nth ana ll th e

o th e r c a u s e so fig n o ra n c ec o m b in e d .

A n y th in gtob etr u lyb e a u tiful m u s tb et ru lyn a tu ral. It iso ur

u tte rl yfa ls eid eao fs o -c a ll e dfe m a lebe a u tyth a t isd o in ga n in c o n

c e iv a blea m o u n t of s p iritu a l m is c h ie fa t th ep re s e nt d a y . If ou r fa ire r

s e xc ou ldo n lys eeo n ed e g re e fu rth e r tha nth elim i tso f ad e pra v e d ,

a rtifi c ia l fa s h ionth e yw o u ld s o o nre a li z eth a ts m all w a is ts , p in c h e d

u pw it hc o rs e ts , m a k eth e m loo km o relikew a s p sth anin te llig en t

h u m a nb e in g s ,a n d th a ts m a ll, p in c h e dfee t, w iththe ir c ra m p e d, ill-

fo rm e d to e sa reasm u c ho f a re a ld e fo rm itya sas hriv e lle dh an do r

c ro o k edb a c k , th eo n lyd iffe re n c eb e in g , th a t th el a tte ra reap p a re n t

toth ee x te rn a l ey e ,a n dth e fo rm e rc o n ce a le db yd re s sa n dapa ir o f

d a in ty s h o e s .U p onth ep la n eo f re a lity , o u r tru ese lv e s , th ed e fo rm ity

isth erea n disasm u c hth er e s u lt o f ign o ra n ts u p ers titio na s th em a im e d

lim b so fH in d o of a n a tic sw h op la c eth e m se lv e sb e n e athth ew h e elso f

th ec ar o fJ a g a n na th a .T h e re fo re , le tu s im p re s su po ne a c hs tud e n t

th ea bs o lu ten e c es s ityo fp e r fe c t fre e d om ind re s s . R e m e m b e rt h a ta

c ra m p edw a is tm e an sa na lm o s t u s e le s ss ola rp le x u s , a n dau s e le s ss o la r

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p le x u sm e a n ss p ir itu a l in c a p ac ity ;s p iri tu a l in c a p ac itym e a n sb o n d a g e

toth e fo rc e so f N a tu re ,a n d th iss la v e r ym e a n sb e co m in gth ehe lp le s s

m e d iu mo fN a tu re , u p o nw h ic h th ed is c o rda n t ra y so f th ep la n e ta ry

fo rc e sc a na c ta ndre -a c tu n co n tro lle d . It isfo rt h isla tte r re a s o na lo ne

th a tth isa p p a re nt d ig re s s io nh a sb e e nm a d e ;b e c a u seth eg re a te s tv a lu e

o fa s t ro lo g ic a l sc ie n c ec o n s is tsinc o n t ro llin gth es te lla rp ow e rs ,o r

ra th e r , le tu ss ay ,e v a d in gt h e ir m a le fi cin flu e n c es . Afe w m orew o rd s

u p o nt h isim p o rtan ts u b je c t, a n dth e nw ea red o n ew ithit, fo r "v e rb u m

s a tS ap ie n ti." T hep h y s ic ia n , th ep rie s t,a n dth esc ie n tis ta r ee q u a lly

lo u di nth e ir a s se rtio n sth a t th e ya repe rfe c tlyu nb ia s e da n do p e nto

re a s o n; a n dth e ya ree q u a lly p re ju d ic e da n dd o g m a ti cs h o u lda nyo n e

b es o fo o lis ha s toa c c e p t the ir in v ita t io n ,a n da t te m p t torea s o nw ith

th e m . W ea res o rr ytos a yth at th efa ir s e xa res o m e w h a ts im il a r in

re g a rd toth e ir t ig h t la c in g . T h e yw ill, a lm o s tw it h o u te x c e p t io n ,

a s s e rt th a t th e y , in d iv id u a ll y ,d on o t pin c hth e m s elv e s ,b u tth e yw ill

re a d il ya d m it th at o th e rsd o . It isre a l lys u rp ris in gh o w b lind lyfo o lis h

w ec a nb ew h e nw eo u rs e lv e sarec o n c e rn ed .T h e ylit tled re a m th a t

th ec on s ta n tu s eo fc o rs e tsr e ta rd sth e i rn a tu ra l de v e lo p m e n t, a n d ,

th o u g h th e ym a yha v eb e c o m eus e dtoth e ms oth a t the yd on o t hu rt,

b u to n th ec o n traryfe e lc o m fo rta b le ;y et inre a l t ru thth e yareh e ld

inagripo f iro n, a n da rem ag n e tic a lly ru in e d .O n eg la n c ea t th e

fo rm aro u n dth eso la rp le x u so f afe m a le w h ow e a rs c o rs e ts ,a ndo n e

w h oh asn e v e rw o r nth e m ,o u g ht toc o n v inc eth em o s t s c e p tic a l.

W h e nw ere g a rdthea s tra ls tr u c tu reo fm a na n dc lo se lye x a m in e

h ism ag n e tico rg an is m ,w es e e th a th eform sab e a u t ifu lo v a l or e g g

s h a p e d fig u re ; then a rro w e n db e in gth e fe e t, th ebro a de n db ein gth e

b ra in . T h iso v a l fo rm c o n s tit u te sth em ag n e tica tm os p h e re ,o r, in

o th e r w o rd s , th eo d y lics p h e r eo f th ep ers o n ,a n dco n s is tso f s e v e n

c o n c e ntricra y sof fo rc e ,e a cho fw h ic hh a sad ire ct a ffin ity w ithth e

s e v e nc re a tiv ep r in c ip le so f N a tu re ,a n d th e re fo re , c o rre s p o n dsinc o lo r

toth es e v e np rism a ticra y sof th es o la r s p e c tru m . E a c hz o n eor rin g

e x e rc is e sap e c u l ia rp o w e ro f itso w n , an disp u re o r im p u re , a c c o rd in g

toits s ta teo flu m in o s ity .W h e nm e d iu m is ticc la irvo y a n tsa s s ert th a t

s u c han ds u c hapa rtic u la rc olo rd e n o te s ap u rea n db e n e v o le n t p e rs o n ,

o ro n ew h oisd e pra v e da n ds in fu l, th e ya s s e rt th a t w h ic hisun tru e ,

fo re ac hc o lo rh asas p e c ia l p u rityo f i tso w n ;p u r itya n dim pu rity

d e p e n din ge n tire l yu p o nth ebrig h tn e s sof itstin t. F o r th isr e a s o n

th ea nim a lp a s s ion s ,w h e ne x erc is e d ,d u lla n db e c lou dth es o u l s p h e re ,

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w h ile th ee x e rc iseo f th es p i ritu a l fa c ultie sillu m in a te .T obe tte r

u n d e rsta n dth e s e fa c ts ,s e eFig . II. T h eb ra inc e n te r isre p res e n te d

b yasu n , th efe et b yac re s ce n tm o o n , an dth eth rees e c o n d a ry c e n te rs

o f fo rc eb ys ta rs. T h ein g e n io u ss tu d e n t c a ne a s ily m a k eth is fig u re

c o m p leteb ym e n tallyin s e rtingw ith intheo v a lo d y l ics p h e re , th es e v e n

p ris m aticc o lo r r in g s .

F ro m th e s es e v e nc o lo rsa ref o rm e de v e ry c o n c e iv a b l es h a d e

a n dti n t inth ei n fin itev a ri e tyo fc o m bin a tio n s ,fo u n dinth e in fin ite

v a rie t yo fh u m a nb e in g s ;e a c ha n da ll d ep e n d in gu p onth ee v e r

c h a n g in gp o s itio nso f th es tars ,a n da lsou p o nth ec o rre s p o n d in g

m a g n e t ics ta te sof o u ra tm o s ph e rea t th eir re s p e c ti v em o m e n ts o f

b irth . T h ec o lo r a n dm a g n e tic p o la rityof th iso d y l ics p h e reare

fix e d , q u ic ka sl ig h tn in g 'sf la s h ,a t thefirs tm o m e n to fo u r s e p a ra te

m a te ri a le x is te n ce .T h istru em o m e n t is , g e n e ra lly , w h e nth eum b ilic a l

c o rdi ss e v e re d , a n dth ec h il de x is tsa s as e p a ra te b e in g , in de p e n d e n t

o f its m o th e r. U ntil th a t tim eth eb o d y isp o la riz edb yth es ou l fo rc e

o f its p a re n t, a ndth ep la n e t sc a no n ly in flu e n c ei t b yre fle xa c tio n

fro m th em o th e r's o rg a n is m . Bu tw h e nth e tieiss e ve re d , th el u n g s

b e c o m e in fla te dw ithth em a g ne tica tm o s ph e re ,c h a rge dw ithth e

s te llar in flu x , an dina nin sta n t th ew ho leo rg a n ism th rillsw ithth e

v ib ra t io n so fc e le s tia lp o w e r. T h e s ev ibra tio n sp rod u c e , ine ac ho f

th ec on c e n tricri n g so f th esp h e re , th ee x a c t tin t a n ds h a d eof c o lo r

c o rre sp o n d in gto th eh a rm o n iou so rd is c ord a n t ra y so f th eh e a ve n s

a t th e tim e .

T h e s ev ib ra tio n s , o n c eina c t io n , re ta in th e ir s p e cia lp o la rit y

fo r thew h o lete no ro fe a rth l ye x is te n c e. T h e yfo rmth ek e yn ote

o f th em u s ic a l ins tru m e n tw h ic hise v e r s o u n d in gforthth eh a rm o n y

o rd isc o rdo f its m a te ria ld es tin y .T h is k e yn o tei se ith e rh ig ho r

lo w a cc o rd in gto th ep a rtic u la r in flu e n ce sw h ic hm ayb eo p e ra t in g

u p o ni t a t th eti m e .A to n et im eth elif efo rc e sm ayb es olo wth a t

th en otew ill b e to ofa in t for th em o s t s e n s itiv ecla ira u d ie n t tod e te c t;

a to the r tim e stheth ro b b in gp u ls a tio n so f lifew il l b es os tr o n gw ith

p h y s ica lv ita lity th a t it w il l s w e ll in t oth eh ig h es to c ta v e , a n dla u n c h

fo rth s u c hp o te n t h e a lthg iv in gv ib ra tion sa stoa f fe c to th e r b o d ie s

n e a r i t, a n dd ra wth e re fro m re s p o n s iv evib ra tio n s , th u sg iv in g life

a n dh ea lthtoo the rs , inh a rm o n yw ithb ut w e a k e r tha nits e lf. B u t,

s h o u ld th eb o d ie sw ithw h ic h it c o m e sin c o n ta c tb en a tu ra lly a n

ta g o n is tictoit, inte m p e ra m e n ta n dm a gn e ticp o la r ity , th e n , in s te a d

2 1 0T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T

o f re sp o n s iv eh a rm o n y , th e ir c o n ta c tw il l p ro d u c ef ie rc eja rri n g

c o m m o t io n so fd isc o rdtoth ed e trim e n t of b o th , th ew e a k e rb e in g

th eg re a te rs u ffere r.

T h ea ctio na n dinte r-a c tio nof p la n e ta ry in flu xu p onth eh u m a n

b e in ga fte rb irth isd e te rm ine du p o nth es a m elin e s. W h e nap la n e t,

b yits p ro g re s s ivem o tio nre ac h e sap o int o nth es ph e rew h e re it fo rm s

a nin ha rm o n io u san g lew iththea n g u la r vib ra tio n sse t inm o tion

a tb ir th ,m a g n e ti cd is c o rdis p ro d u c e d . T h ism a g n e t ics to rm , soto

s a y , aw a k e n sa n ds e tsinm o ti o nth ec o s m ica n do th er e le m e n ta ls

c o rre sp o n d in gin th e ir n a tu re toth ep ri m a ryc a u s e , a n de x te rna lm is

fo rtu nea n dtro u blea reth em a te ria l re su lts ;a n dvic ev e rs a , s h o u ld

th ep la n e tsfo rmb e n e ficra y s, e tc .T h is isth etrues e c re to f p la n e ta ry

in flu en c es ofa r a sw h a t ist e rm e dg o o da n db a dlu ck . It ism ag n e tic

h a rm o nyo rd is c o rd .

F ro m th ea b o v e ,th es tu d e n tw ill s e ew h at afe a rfu l m is ta k es o

c a lle d "C h ris tia nS c ie n tis ts "a n dm e ta p hy s ic a lh e a le rsm a k e , un le s s

th e yt ru lyu n d e rsta n dth eO c cu lt p rin c iple so fN a ture . It isutte rly

im p o s sib lefo ra nta g o n is ticna tu re stobe n e fit e a c ho th e rm e n ta lly ,

n om a t te rh o w g o odo rp u rethe y ,a sin d iv id u a ls ,m ayb e .T oa t te m p t

tod o th isisliketry in gto m a k eo il a ndw a te rh a rm o n iz e ; th i sis

th etr u es e c re t of th em e n ta l h e a le r'sl a c ko fs u c ce s sw ithc erta in

in d iv id u a ls .

F o re xa m p le ,a n yp e rs o nb o rn u n d e ra n dco n tro lle dbyth e

M a rtial e le c tric i ty ,w h ic hc orre s p o n d st oth ee le m en to f fire , w ill

p ro v ea n ta g o n is ti cb yn a tu re toa n y b o d ya n de v e ry b od yw h ois

g o v e rne db yth eSa tu rin ep rinc ip le .T h e yw ill n o t ble n da n dm in g le .

T h em os tg e n tlean dlo v in gs pirit th a t i t isp o s s iblefo r th eh e a le r

toe x erc is eu n d e r s u c hc irc u m s ta n c e sw il l re c o il fr o m th eo d y l ics p h e re

o f th eo th e r lik e ath u n d e rb olt, a n dth em e n ta lp h ys ic ia nw ill fe e l

th isr e c o il a n dw a n to fs u c c es s , rig h t i nth ec e n ter o f th es ola r

p le x u s. T h es c ie nc eo f th es ta rsa lo n eco n ta in sth e re a ls e c retso f

th eh ea lin ga rt div in e .

C H A P T ER II

T H ES O L A R F O R C E

"A n dt h eL o rds e t am a rku p o nC a in

le s t an y o n efin d in gh im s h o u l dk ill h im ."

G e n e s is ,C h a p . IV

A t th i ss ta g eit isn e c e s s a ry toe x p la in s e v e ra lm atte rso fg re a t

im p o rt a n c einfo rm in gatru ec o n c e p tio no fa s tra lla w .T h ere ad e r

m u s t no ts u p p o s e th a t th ep lan e tsa rethep rim a ryca u s e so f the

fo rtu ne sa n dm is fo rtu n e sw h ichfa ll tot h elo to fm a n k in dg e n era lly .

T h isi sb yn om e an sth ec a s e ; fo r th ep r im a ryc a u s eh a sitso r ig in

w ith in th es o u l sp h e reo fo u r p a re n ts . Th es e x u a l re la tio n s h ip b e tw e e n

m a na ndw o m a nh a s itsla w s , i tsh a rm o n iesa n dd is c ord s . It is m a n 's

d u tyt oin v e s tig ate , le a rnthe s ela w s , an dfo llo w th e m ,e s p e c ia lly

s ow h enw eb e a r i nm in dth ef a c t th a t the reisn e it h e rm o ra lit y

n o rs en tim e n t in th ec o ldin f le x ib leju stic eo fN a tu re . "U n to e v e ry

v io la t io no f th e la w th e reis m e te do u t ap e n a lty ." If th ea tt rib u te s

o f at h ie fa rec on c e iv e d , at h ie fw ill ultim a te lybeb o rnin to th e

w o rld . It m a tte rs n o tw h a t thec irc u m s tan c e so rp o sitio ninli fem a y

b e , tha t in d iv id ua ls oc o n c e iv e dw ill b e ath ie f in h ish e a rt, a n dw ill

c o m m it th e ftsu p ons o m ep la n eo ro th e r. R e m e m b e r, t h e reisn o

re a l diffe re n c e , e x c e p t inm ag n itu d e ,b etw e e nth em a nw h ole g ally

b ys o m ec o m m e rc ial s h a rpp ra ctic es te a ls ara ilro a d; a n dth eon e

w h o , t os u p p o rt hisp o s itio n inlifea n db e fo reth ew o rld , live sa b o v e

h isinc o m etoth ed e trim e n t of h isc re d i to rs ;o r thep o o rd e v ilw h o ,

u n d e r th ein flu e nc eo fc rim ina l te m p ta ti o n s , ro b sa b a n ko rs te a ls

y o u rw a tc h .A ll t h re e ,w h e nvie w e dinthe ir tru eli g h t, a ren atu ra l

b o rnt h ie v e s ,a n de a c he q u a ll yd e s e rv in g, if ju s ticew e reim p artia l,

o f th es a m ete rmo fp e n a n c ei nth eh o u s eo fc o rre c t io n .T h efals e

g la m o r a n da rtifi c ia lc o n v e n t io n a litie so fm o d e rnso c ie ty ,h o w e v e r,

p ra is ea n db o w d ow nina d o ra t io ntoth eg ifte dra il ro a dth ie f; th e y

p ityan dc o n d o le a su n fo rtu n ateth em a nw h o ,b ylivin ga b o v ehis

h o n e s t in c o m e , term in a te sh is c a re e r in b a n k ru p tc y ; b u t th e y , w ith

n e ith er p ityn o r m e rc y ,h u rry o ff toth e ja il a n dt h etre a d m il l th e

p o o rw re tc hw h oste a lsaw a tcho r ro b sa b a n ko f a fe w p a ltry d o lla rs ,

w h e n , a saru le , it isth ison ew h oism o s td e s e rv in go fo u r sy m p a th y .

Ig n o ran c ea n dane g le c te dc h i ld h o o dm a yh a v ein te n sifie dth eev il

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in flu en c e so fh is c o n c e p tio na n db irtht oa nin c o n ce iv a b lee x te n t,

a n dh em ig h t, if th ew o rldw ou ldo n lylet h im ,b e c om eab e tte r a n d

w is e r m a n . It is e q u a llyinac c o rd a n c ew ithth es a m eim m u ta b le

la w st h a te v e rysp e c ie so fc r im eisb o rn in toth ew o rld .W h e n in fla m e d

p a s s ion sa n dc ru el th o u g h tsarela te n tw ith inu s , an dre m a inun

c o n trolle db yth eh ig h e rs e lf d u rin gth ec o n ju g a l un io n ,w em us t

n o tb es u rp ris e d if ac h ildw ithas im il a rn a tu rei sc o n c e iv e d. W h e n

s u c hi sth ec a s e , th e reisn ob e n e v o le n t G o dtog rac io u s lyin te rfe re

a n dp re v e n t ac ri m in a l fro m be in gla u n c he du p o ns o cie ty .

M a nh asth ep riv i le g ea n dp o ss e s s e sth ep o s s ib iliti e so fc h o o sin g

th eg oo d ,a n dp rev e n tin gth ec o n c e p tio no fe v il. T he re fo reif h e ,

e ith e r fro m c h o iceo r ig n o ra nc e ,p re fe rs toris ka l l th en a tu ra lc o n s e

q u e n c es ,M o th e rN a tu re ,w h oi sn ore s p e cte ro fp e rso n s ,w ill w rite

m u rd e re ra c ro s st h eb ro w o fth eu n b o rni n fa n t inc ha ra c te rsa s

in d e li b lea sth em a rks h ein f lic te du p o nC a in .

W h e nt h ee m b ry o n i cp o te n tia li tie so f ahu m a ns o u l arela u n c h e d

fo rth in toth em atrixth e yrem a inth e re , s lo w lye v olv in gth e ir o rg a n ic

p o w e rs, a n da rei m p ris o n e dw i th inth ew om bu n til the ir m a g n e ti c

a sw e lla sth e ir p h y s ic a l, p erio do fg e sta tio nisco m p le te d .N o r is

it p o ss ib lefo rac h ildtob eb o rna n dl iv eu n til t h ea s tra lin flu x

c o rre sp o n d se x a c t lytoth ee xte rn a lp o larityo f th es o u l. O n ly w h e n

th eh ea v e n sa reha rm o n io u sc anth a tw h ichw ete rm go o db e c o m e

m a n ifes tu p o nth ee a rth .U n d er th eo p p o sitec o n d iti o no f th ehe a v e n s ,

e v il, s oc a lle dbyc o m p a ris o n, b e c o m e sex te rn a liz e d.

F ro m th efo re g o ingit w ill b es e e nth a t w ea re , to av e ryg re at

e x te n t,w h a t th e ig n o ra n c eo r w is d o m o f o u ra n c e s torsh a v em a de

u s .A s th ew o rld p ro g re s s e s , m a n k in do b ta in sm o rekn o w le d g e .

T h u sdoth eris ingg e n e ra tio nsb e c o m ew is e r th a nthe ir p a re n ts.

T h ism e n ta le v o lutio nm o v e sf o rw a rdu n ti l th ein te l le c tu a lity o f

th erac eb e c o m e se x h a u s te d ;th e n , fo r a tim e ,m a n k in dre m a in s

s ta tion a ry ,a n dat le n g thd e clin e sfro mth es u m m it o f itsg e n iu sto

re la p sein toa ni g n o ra n tb a rba ris m ;w h e n, h a v in greg a in e das up p ly

o f la te n tm e n ta l fo rc e , th er a c eo n c em orea d v a n c e s, u ltim a te ly ,

toa tt a inu n toa s till g re a ter p e rfe c tionth a nb e fore .T h u sd o in te lle c tua l

fo rc e sc o rre s p o n d inth e ir a pp a re n tm o ti o ntoth em o tio n so fth e

p la n e ts ,b e c o m in ga lte rn a te ly d ire c t, s w ift, s ta tion a rya n dretro g ra d e .

M e n , l ik ep la n e ts, h a v eth e ir tim e so f ge rm in a tio n , g ro w th ,m atu rity

a n dd ec a y ,a n drac e sa ren oex c e p tio nto th isu n iv ers a l la w o f

T H ES O L A KF O R C E21 3

c h a n g e. T h e ym o v e ing re a te r c y c le so n ly. T h e ir c li m a xo fc iv i liz a

tio nco rre s p o n d s toth eflo w erin gs e a s o no f th ev e ge ta b lek in gd o m ;

th e nt h e yru nto s e e da n dd e ca y .B u t in th es a m erac ia ls o il i s

tre a s ure du pth ep re c io u ss e edfro m th e flo w e rs ,w hic h , ly in gd o rm a n t,

a w a its th en e c e s sa rym a g n e tic a n ds p irit u a lc o n d iti o n sfo r its g lo rio u s

u n fo ldm e n t.

T h es ta rsa n dp lan e tsa reth em a g n e tici n s tru m e n ts o f th es e v en

c re a ti v ep rin c ip le s .T h e yin f lu e n c ee x tern a lly ,b y th e ir a ttrac tiv e

s y m p a th ie sa n drep u ls iv ea n ti p a th ie s , thec o s m icli fefo rc e san d

p h y s ica lo rg a n is m so fp re c is elyth es a m eo b je c ts ,w h ic h , inthere a lm

o fs p i rit, a rec on tro lle db y th e ir c e le stia lp ro g e nito rs .B yt h isw e

m e a nt h a t th ev a r io u sp h y s ic al o rb s ,c a l le dp la n e ts, s ta rs ,e tc ., a c t

a ss om a n ym a g n e t icc e n te rs . T h e ya rem ag n e ticb yso la r in d u c t io n .

T h es un , its e lf, isn o tm a g n etic ,b u tp os itiv e lye le c tric .T h i sm ig h ty

e le c tr icfo rc ea ctsu p o nth ep la n e tsp rec is e lyth es a m ea sa ne le c tric

c u rre nt a c tsu p o n ap ie c eo f s o ft iro n . W h e nap ie ceo f iro ni sc h a rg e d

w ithele c tric ity it b e c o m e sat o n c eam ag n e t, itspo w e rd e p e n din g

firs t u p o nitsm as sa n ds e c o nd lyu p o nthes tre n g th o r in te n s it yo f

th ee le c tricc u rr e n t. S h u to f f th ec u rren ta n dth e iro nc e a s e s tob e

am a g ne t. R e m o v e th es u nfro mo u rs y s te ma n dth ep la n e tsw ill

im m e d ia te lylo s e th e ir p e c u li a rp h y s ic a l in flu e n c e . M o d e rns c ie n c e ,

w ek n ow ,w o u ldc on tra d ic t th i sa s s e rtio n, b u tO c c u lts c ie n c epro

c la im s it tob eana b s o lu tef a c t.

T h es um to ta lo f th o s ep o w e rs w h ic hw et e rm "p la n e ta ry

in flu en c e s ," isco n ta in e dw it h inth ep o te n tia lityof th eS o la r R a y .

B u tw he ns ou n ited ,a sap rim a lc o s m icf o rc e , th eac tio no f this

s o la r ra yu p o ntheh u m a no rg an is m a n dit sm a te ria l d e s tin yis n e ith e r

h a rm o nio u sn o rd is c o rd a n t, fortu n a ten o r u n fo rtu n a te .T ob e c o m e

p o te n t , ins p e c ial d ire c tio n s, it isn e ce s s a ryfo r th iss o la r fo rc eto

b e c o m e re fra c te da n dre s o lv e d in toitsac tiv ea ttri b u te s .T h is is

p re c ise lyw h a t them a jo rp la ne tsd o .T h erea res ix p la n e ts ,e ac ho f

w h ic ha b s o rb sasin g lea ttribu teo rp rinc ip le ;e a c ho n ea c c o rdin g

toits p e c u lia r na tu rea n da bs o rb in ga ff in ity .W h il eth es o la r o rb

its e lf re ta in sb ut o n ea c tiv ee n e rg yw h os ep o te n c y ise m b ra c e dw ith in

th eo ra n g era yo f th es p e c trum .T h isin f lu e n c e ,o f c o u rs e , re la te s

o n lyt oth es p e c ia la c tio no f th es e v e na c tiv ep rinc ip le s ,a n dd o e s

n o t refe r toth es o la r lig h t re fle c te dbye a c hb o d y, a n de m itt e db v

th es units e lf. Fiv ep la n e ts , b e s id e sthes u na n dm o o n(o u re arth ").

2 1 4T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T

a b s o rb th es e v e n ra y s .T h eo th e rp la n e ts re a c tu p o nh ig h e rp lan e s .

T h a t i stos a y ,th e yra d ia te o n eo f th es a m efo rc e su p o nah igh e r

o c ta v e. E a c ho fth ep la n e ta ry b o d ie s ,h av in gb e c o m em a g n e tic a l ly

c h a rg edw ithth e i ro w ns p e c ial e n e rg y , arep o w e rfu l ra d ia to rs o f

th es am ea ttrib u t ew h ic hth e yh a v ere c e iv e dfro m the ir s o la r pa re n t.

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p e c u li a r toits e l f, w h ic h ,w he ne x te rn a l iz e du p o nm a n 'sin te rna l

n a tu re, p ro d u c ea m a rk e dc o n t ra s t inh is m e n ta la n dp h y s ic a l ch a r

a c te ri s tic s ,b riefly ,a sfo ll o w s .

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S a tu rn a b s o rb stha ta ttrib u te o re n e rg yw h o s ea c tione x p re s s e s it

s e lf asc o ld n e s s , a n dth u sp ro d u c e san atu rew h ic h iss lo w a n dm e d i

ta tiv e, s o lita ry a n dre s e rv e d, m e la n c h o l ya n dre p e nta n t. T h is fo rc e

c o rre sp o n d stotheb lu era yof th es p e c t ru m .

T H EP LA N E TJ U P IT ER U

J u p iter a b s o rb sa to ta llyd if fe re n te n e rg yth a nth eS a tu rn in ea n d

ra d ia te sa nin flue n c ea to n c e jo v ia l. A h a p p ym e d ium b e tw e e nt h e

fa s t an dth es lo w , th em e d itativ ea n dtheth o u g h tles s , th eis ola te d

h e rm it a n dth eo neto oe a s yof a c c e s s . Th ein flu e n ceisc h e e rf u l, g e n

e ro u s , b e n e v o le n t,a n ds h e d s lig h ta n dl o v eu p o na llm a te ria l s u r

ro u n d in g s .T h isf o rc ec o rre s po n d stoth ep u rp leo r in d ig ora yo f th e

s p e c tr u m .

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M a rsab s o rb sa nen e rg yw h ic h isth ep o lar o p p o s ite o f th eS a t

u rn in e, a n dth e refo rera d ia tesa nin flu en c ew h ic hi ss h a rp ,e ne rg e tic ,

th o u g htle s s , in tr e p ida n dfierc e . It is d e s titu teof e ith e r fea ro r tim id

ity . Anin flu e n c ew h ic hisfr e ew ithe v ery th in ga n de v e ry b o d y .

B rie fl ys ta te d ,th efo rc eo f th ep la n e t M a rsisfiery , im p e riou s ,c o m

b a tiv e inth efir s td e g re e , blo o d th irs ty a n du n re len tin g .T h is e n e rg y

c o rre sp o n d stothere dra yo f th es p e c tr u m .

T H ES U N Q

T h eS unre ta in san dra d ia te s th ep rin c iplew h ic his a to n c eli fe -

g iv in ga n dd ig n if ie d .J u s ta sJ u p ite r is ac o m p o u n do rh a p p ym e d iu m

b e tw e enth ee n e rgie se x e rte db yS a tu rnan dM a rs ,s o th eS u ns en d s

fo rth a nin flu e n cew h ic hist h eh a p p ym ed iu m b e tw e enJ u p ite r an d

M a rs . It isa ffa bleb u tm a je stic ;p ro u d , b u tg ra c iou s ;a n db len d s

c a n n o tb yn a tu refu l ly u n d e rsta n do ra p pre c ia te .a n di sth eo rig in a to ro fa llc u n n in gsc h e m e s a n dd ev ic e s .h e n c e th em y th so f th efrien d s h ip sb e tw e e n M a rsan dV e n u s .a m b it io nw ithp ate rn a lc o n sid e ra tio n . a p p e a rst o b eaco m p o u n do f a ll th eo th er p la n e tsof th es p e c t ru m p u t to ge th e r. inag en e ra ls e n s e. in tuitio n a l.a ndra d ia te s" th elo v ee le m e n t" o fN a tu re . m o v e . It is q u ic ka n dac tiv e . It i sw h a tm e nt e rm b rig h t a n dw itty . h e n c eh eh a sb e e nw e ll d e s ig na te da s"them e s s e n g e r o f th eg o ds . is n e ith er g o o dn o r e v il.W h a t th einflu e n c em a yb eu p o nth e in h a b ita n t so fo th e r w o rld sw eca n n o t s a y . . b u te x te rn a llyc o o l a n d m o is t. v o la ti le . It isth a t w h ic h m a k e s th eliv em ano fc o m m e rce .c lin g in ga n dfe m in in e . Th e re fo re .w h e ns p e a k in ga s tro lo g ica lly . sofa ra sw e .c le v e r a n dc h a m e li o n -lik ein div id u a l w h om ak e safo rtun einth erea le s ta tebu s in e s s . T h isi n flu e n c e . c a re le s s .a b s o rb sa ne n e rg yw h ic hw e . a n dw h a tw ec a ll s m a r t.a n dh a v eo u r be in g .w ec re d it th eM oo n 's re fle ctiv ep o w e r a n ds p e a ko f th a tb o d ya sc o n ta in in go u rE a rt h 'sa t trib u t eo f th es ola r ra y . th ep la n e t 'so ffs p ring . T H EP LA N E TM E R C U R Y$ M e rc u r ya b s o rb sane n e rg yw h ic h . e nte rp ris in g .b e ca u s ew eo n l yre c e iv et h ise n e rg ya sa n a s tra l in flu xb y th ere fle c ti v ea c tio nof o u rE a rth'ss a te llit e . th isin fl u e n c ec o rre sp o n d stotheo ra n g erayo f th es pe c tru m . T h isin f lu e n c e ise x t re m e lyin v en tiv e .a n dc o n stitu te sth e le a d in ginflu e n c eem b o d ie dw it h inth a ts h arp . c h a n g e a b le . th eM o o n.b rig h t. A sb e fo re s ta te d.T H ES O L A KF O R C E21 5 firm n es sw ithk ind n e s s . b e c a u seit isp a rt a n dp a rc el o fo u rs e lv e s . c o m - b a tiv en e s sw ithse lf-re s p e c t.T h i se n e rg yc orre s p o n d st oth eg re e n ra yo f th es ola rs p e c trum . T H EM O O N > T h ep la n e tu p o nw h ic hw eliv e. T H EP LA N E TV E N U S9 V e n u sa b s o rb sa ne n e rg yw h ic h isto ta lly d iffe re n t fro m a n yo f th ep re c e d in g . c o n s e q u e n t lyp lia b lean dre c e p tive .T h is in flu e n ceisw a rm an dim p u ls iv e in te rio rly. a n dlib e ralityw ithdis c re tio n ." T h es pe c ifica c ti o nw h ic hth i so rbra d iate sisp u relyin te lle ctu a la n d s c ie n t ific . It isth ee n e rg yw h ic he v e ry ie ld stoan a tu rem o rep os itiv eth a n itso w n w ithl o v in gs u b m is s io n . Th ise n e rg yco rre s p o n d s toth ey e ll o w ra y .a s in h a b ita n ts.T hise n e rg yco rre s p o n d s toth ev iole t ra yo fth es o la rs pe c tru m .a rec o n ce rn e d .

b u tth e in g e n io u ss tu d e n t sw ill n o ticeth a t tw oo f th em a jor p la n e tsha v en o ts o fa rb ee nn o tic e d . a fte r lo n gy e a rso f re s e a rc ha n dla b o ri o u sin v e s tiga tio n .w ho s ein flu e nc eiss h o w nb yth eM o on . fo r th ey ea rso fo b s erv a tio n n e c e s sa rytoo th ers . im p erv io u stot h e ir a c tio n. thea s tra la n d th ep h y s ica l.2 1 6T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T T h efore g o in ga re th es e v e nac tiv ep rin cip le so fN atu re . M a n 's o rg a n is m d idn o t v ib ra teinun is o nw ith th e ir h ig h er s ta teo f a c tio n . T h e s eareth es e v enp ri m a rie s. T h ea ctio na n dinte r-a c tio nof th ep la n eta ryin flu en c e so p e ra t ein th efollo w in go rde r. T h e nc o m esU ra n u s( Â¥). th a t th isp la n et ru le sth eh ig h e r o rg a n so f th eb rain . E a rth ( © ).â S a tu rn ( ^ ). ino rd e r tota b u la t ean e w lydis c o v e re dpla n e t. I tsh a r m o n ie sa n dd is c o rd sw ill d e p en du p o nits a n g u la rp os itio ninr e s p e c t . W h e nU ra n u sa n dN e p tu n ew e re s h in in gin th e ir d is tan th e a v e n su n d is c o ve re d . Th eE a rth . it is n o tn e c e s s aryfo r th eO c c u lt in itiateo f th e s ea s tra lp o w erstow a it. i tsa c tio nup o no u rE a r th 'sin h a b it a n tsw ill ben e u tra l i nits e lf. B yth e la w so fc orre s p o n d e n c esh ek n o w at o n c ew h a t th a tp la n et's a c tio nu p o nth ehu m a no rg a n ism w ill b e .m a n k in dw a s . A fte rt h es e v e nn ote so f th e m a g n e t icg a m u th av eb e e ns o u nd e d . Th efirs ts ca leb e in g k n o w na n ditse ff e c tsu n d e rs to o d . b e c a u seth ep re s en t ra c e sh av en o ty e t a tta in e d toth at s p e c ia l sta teo fs p ir itu a la n dm e n ta ld e v e lo p m e n t th a t w ill a d m it o f itsin flu en c eb e c o m in gm a n ife s t. a n dM e rc u ry( $ ). th a t h a v em a d eth es c ie n c eo fa s tr o lo g ytru e fo ra ll tim ea n dina lla g e s .W h e n th ete n thpla n e t isd is c o v e re d .a sa b o d y .o ro c ta vee x p re s s io nof th efirs t. S u c hareth es u b l im efa c tso f N a tu re 'si m m u ta b lelaw . V e n u s ( 9). M a rs( S).N e p tu n e . e a c hof w h ic hra dia teo n eo f th es a m eforc e su p o na h ig h e ro c ta v e . c o m e sn e x t inro ta tio n . T h u sw es e e . bu t itsa c ti o no no u r org a n is m a t p re s e n t is n il.a sm a ne v o lv e shig h e rp o w e rs . T h e reiss t ill a n o th e r p la n e t.o rM e rc u ry. w ere fe ro f c o u rs eto U ra n u s(i £)a n dN e p tu n e(tp). c o n s e q u e n t ly . J u pite r (U ).m o ree the re a lo rb sa p p e a r i nth ec e le stia lh ie ra rch ie so f th es ta rryh e av e n sfo r thep u rp o s e o fc o ntro llin ga ndd ire c tin gh im . fo rm ingth ee ig h th . S u n(O ). E a c hof th es e v e np rin c ip le se n u m e ra te dh a v eth re ep la n e so f ac tio n . th es piritu a l. re p re s en tsV e n u sup o n ah ig he rp la n e . N e ith e rw il l s u c hap la n e t b e c o m ev is ib leto th isE a rth ' sin h a b ita ntsu n til the reiss u ff ic ie n tm e n ta l fo rc eo f th ere q uis iteg ra d e toe n a b lei tse x is te n cetob e c o m ea p p a re n t. a n dth u sd ow efin d . th en ex tn o tem u st b eu p o na h ig h e r o c ta v ea n d fo rm are p etitio no fth efirs t. m o rer e m o tefro mo u rs u nth a nN e p tu n e .

th es u m a n dsu b s ta n c eo f w h ic hw a s fo rm u la te d fo r o u ru seb yth ethric eillu m ine dH e rm e sTris m e g is tu s. o f th ein te rio r a c tio no f th ep lan e ts . w h os a id : "A sit isa b o v e . e tc . h e n c e . Itsc h ief in flu e n c ew ill b ein th ec o n trol o fo u r s p irit u a l lifeforc e s .a s pe c t. it c a no n ly e x e rt itsin flu e nc eu p o nth es p iritu a l org a n is m so f am o res p i ritu a l ra c e . T h isch a p te rc o n ta in sab rie f o u tlin e .. Fro m th isit w ill b ep erc e iv e dth at th e in flu en c eo f th e te n thp la n e t w ill b ew ho llys p irit u a l.w ill d ete rm in eo u r c a p a c ityfor in h a lin g th efin e r eth e re a l e s s e n ce so f th eatm o s p h e re .a n da s ac o n c lu d ings u g g e s tionw ew o u ldas kth es tu de n t toth inka n dre a s ono u t v e ryclo s e lyw h a t w eh a v eh e re ins ta te db yth elig ht o f th elaw o f c o rre sp o n d e n c e . A so n th ee a rth . Itsp os itio n . sotos p e a k .T H ES O L A R F O R C E21 7 toth eo th e rb o d ie s . s ointh es ky . w ithre s p e ct toth elu m in a ri e s .W es h all d e a lw it he a c ho rb m o refu lly a n din d e ta il fro m th e ir g e n e ra ls tan d p o in t in fu tu rele s so n s ." . s oit isb e lo w .

2 1 8 T H EL IG H TO FE G Y PT A S T R O -P H R E N O L O C IC A LC H A R T .S H O W IN G T H EG E N E R A LP L A N E T A R Y IN F L U EN C EU P O N T H EH U M A N B R A IN . .

th e yc a na s c e rta in th ed e ta ils o fm a n 's c h a ra cte r. it b ec o m e sac o m p le te fa ilu re . c o n tro l thew h o leo rga n is m . in th ep re v io usc h a p te r. P h re n olo g ym e re ly p o in tso u t th o s ere la t io n se s ta b l is h e db yN a tu rebe tw e e ng iv end e v e lo p m e ntsa n dc o n ditio n so fth eb ra in . Bu t.A ss o o na sp h re n o lo gya tte m p ts tod e fin ew ithe x a c tn es sa p e rs o n'stru ec h ara c te ro r thep o w e rso f th ec ra n ial o rg a n s . It ss im p leb ut c o m p re h e ns iv e te n e t isth is : "Ev e ryfa c u lty o f th em indism a n ifes te db ym e an so f ap a rt ic u la rp o rt io no f th ebra in . f ro m a s im p le k n o w le d g eo f th es iz eo f th e s eo rg a n s . Inord e r tod o th isw e s h a ll h a v etod igre s salittl e . th eg re a tm is ta k ew h ic hth ede v o te e so f th isb ra n c ho fA n th ro po lo g y m a k e . sofa ra sthep la n e tst h e m s e lv e s a rec on c e rn e d .s o m e w h a t .e q u a l.T h ep o ten c y . n a tu rean dp o w e ro f p la n e ta ryi n flu e n c e . th eo rig in ." It is th ela tte r p o rtio no fth isd e fin it io nth a tc on ta in sth ew h o lem y s te ryof th ea p p a re n tc o n tra d ic tio n sw ith w h ic hth ep h re n o lo g ist h a s tod e al. th e p rin c ip le sla iddo w n .c a lleditso rg a n.a nd th ro u ghth eb ra in. th ev e ry u tm o s t th a t c a nb ee x pe c te da ss cie n tific a llyac c u ra te . it n o w b e c o m e so u rd u tyt oillu s tra te . th ee xa c ta c tio no f th eb ra in o rg a n sc a nn o tb es c ien tific a lly d e m o n s tra ted .a n dp o in to u t th e la w so rm o du so p e ra n d i b y w h ic h th e s ein flue n c e sa c ta ndre a c tu p onth eb ra in o fm a n . b yth ea id o fp h re n o lo gy . P h re n olo g ic a l re se a rc hh a sn ow e s ta b lis he db e y o n ddis p u tec e r ta inbro a dg e n e ral p rin c ip le s re g a rd in gc ra n ia ld e ve lo p m e n t. a n dth ism ag n e ticc o n d i tio nd e p e n dss o le lyu po nth ep o s i tio n a n dp ow e ro f th a t p la n e tw h ichh a sc h ie f ru leo v e r th o s ep a rti c u la r . an d c o rre sp o n d in gm a nife s ta tio n so fm in d .o f an yo rg a no r g ro u po f org a n s .h e n c e . o th e r th in g sb e inge q u a l. i na n ytw oca s e s . d e p e n dsn o tn e a rl ys om u c hu po nth e ir rela tiv es iz ea su p o nthe ir s e n s it iv e n e s s .C H A P T ER III IN F L U EN C EO FS T E LL A R F O R C E H a v in gb rie flye xp la in e d .T h e ya r ec o n s ta n tl ytry in gto p ro v e th a t. w h e re as .u p o n th es ta teof th e ir e the re a liz a - tio n . is ad e lin e a ti o no f th ege n e ra lc h a ra c te ris tic s. th es iz eo fw h ic h . isth a t th eya llo w th e i re n th u s ia sm toc a rry th e m b e y o n d th e s a fel in eo fd e m on s tra te dfa cts .o ro th erw is e . T h e"o the r th in g s " aren e v e r. ino th e rw o rd s . is p ro p o rtio n atetoitspo w e ro f fu nc tio n .o r .

h ish o g so rh isc a tt le . th e ye la b o ra te db e a u tifu lim a g e ryint h efo rm o f fa b le s a n da l le g o rie s . b yc a re fully n o tin g th eh e a d so f in d iv id u als .a n de x pre s s e dits elf ins o m es p e c ia l fo rm .a n dth e nw o rk e do u t th efa c ts . D e c is iv ep ro o fo f th i sa s s e rtio n. th es tu d e n tw ill pe rc e iv eth at w h e nth e y ta u g h t th eir c h ild re nth a t th eir g o d sh a de x is te din h u m a nb o d ies . th ro u g hh isb rillia nt v ic to rie s. V e n u sa n dh e r inn o c e n t c o m p a nio nC u p idw e rea s s ig n e d th ec h a ra cte ro fL o v ea n dth e s y m p a th e ticte n d en c ie so f th eh u m a nh e a r t.w h oin c arn a te dth e m se lv e sfo rt h eb e n e fit o fm a n . w h o isu tt e rlyin c a p ab leo f fo rm in ga n yo p inio nw o rthl is te n in gto b e y o n dt h ev a lu eo f h isw h is k e y. w a sp ro p erlyc o n s id ere das o n o fM a rs .T h usM a rs to o kt h ec h a ra c ter o fV u lc a n . th eg o do f w a r. isp o s se s s e do fa la rg eh e a dfille d.b e c a u s eh isn a tu reex p re s s e dtheM a rtia l sp irit inw ha tw a s c o n s ide re ditsh ig h e s ta n dm os tp o te n tfo rm . m a yb eo bta in e db ye ac hs tu d e n t fo rh im s e lf . Th e yg a v eth en a tu rea n dp o w e ro f ea c hg ro u pof o rg a n s inth eh u m a nb ra into th ec h a ra c te ro f th a t p la n e tw h ichth e y k n e w co n tro lle di tsa c tiv ities . g o o dalik etoa ll h iso ffs p ri n g . T h eo l da n dn o w m u c ha b u s e dC h a ld e a ns a ge sw e reth oro u g h ly a c q u a in te dw itht h e s efa c ts . ag re a tw a r rio rw h ob rou g h th o n o r a n dric h e s toh istribeo r c o u n tr y . th e yd id n o t m e a nt oc o n v e ytheid e ao fD iv in ein c a rna tio na sw eu n d e rs ta n d th e d o c tri n e . b u to fte n th e v e ryr e v e rs e . th u s . in to as e rie so f m y th ic a lh is to rie so f g o d sa n dd iv in ep e r s o n a g es .E v e na m o n go u ro w np e rs o n a l ac q u a in ta n c e sw es ha ll fin dth at it isn o t a na b s o lu t efa c t th a t th o s e w h op os s e s sth el a rg e s th e a d sh a v eth em o s tb ra in s .p o liti c sa n dlitera tu rea re th o s ew h opo s s e s s c o m p a ra tiv e lys m all b u tw e ll b a la n c e dh ea d s . are f ra c te dra y . Ak e y toth isb e au tifu l C h a ld ea ns y s te m w ill b efo u n d inth eA s t roP h re n o log ic a lC h a rt o n p a g e21 8o f th is c h a p te r. a sre g a rdsth es iz eo f th e o rg a n s.b u t th at ap o rtio no f th ed iv in ity .b ut w ithc o a rs ea n im a l- iz e d" b ra ins tu ff " w h ic hisutte rlyin c ap a b leo fm an ife s tin gi tsp o w e rs u p o nt h eh ig h e rm e n ta lp la n e so fo u rn a tu re .w hileth eo rdin a ryc itize no r fa rm er. s o e la b o ra te d . In fa c t.o f . a n dino rd er tote a c h th e s ep rin cip le sto th e ir y o u th .a n ds oo nw ithth eo th e rs . h a db e c o m ece n te re din m a n . F ro m th is . T h es e v e np rinc ip le sth e re ins h o w nare . w h iletheb e n e v o le nt J u p iter a s s u m e dt h ep o s itio no fF a th e r. g e n e ro u spa re n t. h ig h ly s e n s itiv eo rg a n is m . n o tw ithi n te lle c tu a l b ra in s . w es h all fin dth at th em a jo r ityo fm e nd is tin g u is h e dins c ie n c e .2 2 0T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T o rg a n s.c o m b ine dw ithaf in e . th ek in d ly .

c a u sa lity . o rd e r. up o nth em a te ria lp la n eo fe x te rn a l life .a p p ro b ativ e n e s s .IN F L U EN C EO FS T E LL A R F O R C E2 21 c o u rs e. th e ya reth ep a ss io n s w h ic h re v e a l tousth ea n im a l w h ic hre s id e sina nac tiv eo rs em i- p a s s ives ta te . a n ds elf-e s te e m .d e s t ru c tiv e n e s s. T H EP LA N E TJ U P IT ER U J u p iter g o v e rn st h o s ea c tiv it ie sw h ic h . c a lc u la tio na n d la n g u a g e . T oth e s em a yb ea d d e d v ita ti v e n e s sa n dc o n s tru c tio n. a c q u isitiv e n e s san ds e c re c y . v e n e ra tion .s u c ha sb e n e v o le n c e. It a ls og ov e rn sth e o rg a n so f in h a b it iv e n e s sa n d th o s ew h ic h te n dtoform a g re e a b le s o c ie ty .s p iritu a l itya n dh o pe . a n din dic a teth o s eg ro u p so f o rg a n so v e r w h ic h th ep la n e tsin d ica te da rem o st p o w e rfu l.c o v eto u s n e s s . ru le s th o s efa c u l tie sw h o s eac tiv itie sarep u re lyi n te lle c tu a l a n d m e c h a nic a l. o n lyg e n era l. s u c ha se v e n tu a li ty . sh o w tou s th etru lyno b lea n dg e ne ro u ss id eo fh u m a nn atu re .a n dt h es e x u a lp ro p e n s itie s . inth e ir e xp re s s io n .p ri d e . in d iv idu a lity . T H EP LA N E TV E N U S9 V e n u sg o v e rn sth os efa c u ltie sw h o s ea c ti v itie se x p re s sth e m s e lv e sa sfrie n d sh ip .m irth fuln e s sa n dco n ju g a lity .s uc ha sc o m p aris o n . T H ES U N O T h eS unh a sth ech ie fc o n tro l o f th o s eorg a n sw h o s ea c tiv itie s e x p re ssth e m s e lv esinm a n 'shig h e rn a tu r ea sth e"Lo rd "o fm a te ria l c re a ti o n .s ize . .w eig h t. c o lo r. ina d d it io ntob e in g th eg e n e ral m e s s e n g e r o f th eg o ds . c o m - b a tiv en e s s .s u c hasfirm n e s s .w i th ine a c hh um a ns o u l.m ed ita tiv ea ndth e p u re ly s e lfis hs en tim e n ts .P ro pe rly . c o n s c ie n tiou s n e s s . T od e s c e n dm o rein to d e ta il s : T H EP LA N E TS A T U R N> ? S a tu rn g o v e rn sthea c tiv itie so f th ere f le c tiv e .T h e yc om p ris eth eco m m a n d in gan dd ig n ifiede le m e n ts w ith in u s .T h e ya rek n o w nasa lim e n tive n e s s . T H EP LA N E TM E R C U R YÂ £ M e rc u ry . T H EP LA N E TM A R S$ M a rsha sc h ie f ruleo f th o s ea c tiv itie sw h ic hg e n e ra llye x p re ss th e m s elv e sa ss e l fis h lya g g res s iv e . fo rm .

b u t all th ee n e rg ie s .2 2 2T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T T H EM O O N ) T h eM oo ng o v e rn s th o s eo rg a n sw h o s ea c ti v itie sa re te rm e dth e s e m i-i n te lle c tu a l q u a litie s .w i thth is d iffe re n c einits a c tio n : if th ep la n e t inq u e s tio nb ep o w e rful b u t e v illy a s p e c te d . id e a litya nds u b lim ity.u n d e r p ro p e r c o n d itio n s. th e nth o s eorg a n sw ill e x p re s sth ev ic io u ss id eo f th e p e rs o n'sn a tu re .b u t tra m ple su p o n th etr u ep rin c ip le so fh u m a n ju s tic e . v iz . tu n e . inth eind iv id u a l's h o ro s c o p eat b irth . i sn ob e tte r inre a lity th a nth eg am b lin gc a rd s h a rp e r.U p o n th ep h y s ica lp la n ethe ir e ffe c ts a rec orre la te da sh a rm o n ya n dd is c o rd . . o fw h ic h s u fficie n th a sa l re a d yb e e nsta te d . th a tis . d e fe rrin ga ll d e ta il su n til la te r. t ov e ry q u e s ti o n a b lep u rpo s e s . B u t. toav e r yg re a te x te n t c o n trolle db yth ep la n e tu n d er w h ic hit ism e n tio n ed .u p o n ah ig he rp la n e .o ra t a n yra te . th ea c ti o na n dth er e a c tio n . A sb e fo res ta te d . ob e y sth ew ri tte nle tte r o f th ela w . i f th ep la n et isd ig n ifi e da n da s p ec te db yb e ne ficra y s .a c c o rd in ga sitsco n tro llin go rbisp o w e rfu l o ro th e rw ise . to e x p la i nth e ir n a tu re .h on o ra b le a n dm an lyw ill b e th ere s u lt. th e re isn od iff e re n c eb e tw e e n th ec r im in a lw h ob re a k sth el e g a lc o d eof la w s .: tim e . F ro m w h a tw eh a v ea lre a d ys tate d . E a c hof th efo re go in gg ro u p so fo rg a n si s . a tp re s e n t. B u tg e n era llys p e a k in g . b rie fly .o u rs tu d e n tw ill p e rc e iv etha t s y m p a th ya n da n ti p a th ya retheg re a t la w sb yw h ic h th ep la n e ts a f fe c tth eh u m a no rg a n is m . th e in te ll e c tw ill b eb rig h t.o r ra th er le tu ss ayth e d u a l ac tio no f thiso n efo rc e.b ec a u s ee v e ry o rbh a sa n in flu e n c ei nam in o r de g re eo v e r e a c h a n da l l.e v e ry th in gd e p e n din gu p o nthep la n eth at th e p e rs o no c c u p ie s .T hew e a lth yga m b le ru p o n th e s to c ke x c h a n g e . th ep la n e t M e rc u rys os itu a te d .a n da ll th a t i sn o b le . w ill b ed ev o te dtofr a u d . a n d th etw oa c t io n s .T h isw es h a ll d oi no u tlin e . c o n s titu te sth etw om o d e so fm otio nb y w h ic he v e ryc o s m i cp rin c ip le e x p re s s e si ts e lf.b u tn o t w h o lly s o . F o re x a m p le .a n d th eo n ew ho .a r etm ep o la r o p p o s itie s. th e nth e w h o le o f th ea b o vew ill b erev e rs e d . S h eh a sals oin flu e n ceo v e r th ed o m e s ticq u alitie s .e a c hg ro u pw ill m an ife s ta ni n te n s e o rs lug g is ha c tioninth eb rain .T h e setw ofo rc es . T h e ya rev eryd e s ira b l ee x p re s s ion so f c h a ra cte r. H a v in gm e n tio n e da s p e c ts . w it tya n dp o w erfu l. it n o w b e c o m e so u rd u ty .

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u p o nth ee so te ricp la nis p h e re .C a nc e rg o v e rn s th ep o w e rs o f in s p ira t io na n dre sp ira tio nof th eg ra n dm a n .T h es ig nC a n c e r. U p o nt h eP h y s ic a l P la n e . H e n c e .T h e ya rev o la til e . e th e rea la n dv ital e s s e n c e s . C A N C E R( ^) T H EC R A B T h es ig nC a n c e r sy m b o liz e sten a c itytol ife . a n dp o s s e s s la rg eim a g in a tio n s . m a d d e r.a reinc o n s ta n t. U p o nt h eIn te lle ctu a lP la n e .o fw ho m h isp a tr ia rc h a l fa th e rd e c la res . v e rv a i na n dy a rrow . d o g-g ra s s .T h ec ra b . ino rd er tom o vefo rw a rd . th en a t iv e so f th ea irytrig ona rev o la t ilea n d fic k le. G e m in ig ov e rn sth ega rn e ta n dall s trip eds to n e s .p hilo s o p h ic a l an dg e n e ro u s.2 4 2T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T tio nof th ea iry trig o n .G e m in ig iv e sa ta ll.w es e e th es y m b o lo f th ec ra boc c u p y in gapro m in e n tp os itio nu p o n th eb re a s t o f th e s ta tu eo f IS IS .T h e yp o s s e s sa ne x c e s so f m e n ta l fo rc ew h ic him p e l sth e m h e a d lo n gin tothem o s tg ig an tice n te rpris e s . It a ls orep re s e n tsthe fru itf u l. ta n s y. a c tiv ew a lk .a n d isth ec o n ste lla tio nof th ep la n et M e rc u ry . a ndra re lys tu d yo n es u bje c tv e ryl o n g . "Z e b u lo ns h a ll d w e ll a t th eha v e no f th es e a .a n dth ere fo re .d a rkh a i r. th es ig nC a nc e rs ig n ifi e sth ev ital o rg a n so f th e g ra n dm a no f th es ta rryh e a v en s . Ind is p o s it io n .th eu n iv e rs a l m o th e ra n ds u s ta in e r o fa ll.c o n s e q u e n tl y . w o o db in e . an dth o s ed o m in a te db yi tsin flu xex p re s sth eh ig h e s t m e n ta l s ta teo f em b o d ie dh u m an ity . isc o m p e lle d tow a lkb ac k w a rd s . fre e . T h e ya re s c ie n tifican dp o s s e s s ag re a tp a ss io nfo ra llk in d so f k n o w led g e . Byn a tu rethe ya re re s tles sa n de x c ee d in g lye n e rg e tic .h en c e .m e a do w -s w e e t. a n dth ec a pa c ityo f tho s es p e c ia l lyd o m in a te db yth isn atu retore c eiv ea n da s sim ila teth e in s p ira tion a lc u r re n ts . s tra ig h tb o d y . T h e ir m a g ne tics p h e resa res p e c ia llys u s c e p tib le toth ein fl u e n c eo f in sp ira tio n a l c u rre n ts . th e ya re n e rv o u sa n d re s tle s s . h a z e lo r g re ye y e s .w h e re it c o m m e n ce sto m o v eba c k w a rd stow a rdth ee q ua to ra g a in . s u s ta inin ge s s e n c eo f th elife fo rc e s .w hic hillu s tr a te s th es un 'sa p p a re nt m o tio n .w he ninth is s ig n .O fs to n e s.O f p la n ts . T h e ir c h ie fc h a rac te ris tic sarein tu ition a la n dm e nta la c tiv it y .a n da lsoin d i c a te s th em a g n e ti cc o n tro lo f th isc o n s te lla tio no ve r th es p ir itu a l. re pre s e n tsth e b re a thin ga n dd ige s tiv efu n c t io n so f th eh u m a nfa m i ly . G e m in is ig nifie sth eun io no f re as o n w ithi n tu itio n . K a b b a l is tic a lly . thiss ig n ru le sp riv e t. a res pe c u la tiv e .T h e yp o s se s sare s tl e s sb u tg e ntle m a n lya pp e a r a n c e . iso c cu p ie db yZ eb u lo n . s h a rps ig ht a n da q u ic k .a s a n g u in ec o m p le x io n .a n dhes h a ll b e fo ra n .

"J u d a h isal io n 'sw h e lp. fro m th epre ym ys o n th o ua rt g on eu p . p e n s iveg re ye y e s. T h eh o tte st p o rtiono f th ey ea r. th is s ig nru le sc u c u m b e rs . T h iss ig ne x p re s s e st ou s th ec on s e rv a tio no f fo rc e s .a n da ll s o ft. C a n c e rs ig nifie sth eeq u ilib riu mo f s p irit u a la n dm a te ria l lifef o rc e s . w a te r lili e s . th ena tiv e so f th ew ate rytrig o na p p e a r tobes lo th fu l.T H EN AT U R EA N D IN F L U E N C EO FTH ET W E L V ESIG N S2 4 3 h a v e no fs h ip s .O f s to n e s .c o u ra gea n dfire . L E O ( Â £ L) T H ELIO N T h es ig nL e os y m bo liz e ss tre ng th . th e u p p e r p a rt la rg e r th a nth elow e r. It a lsoe x p re s s e s th ev a rie dp o w e rso f c o h e s io n .H esto o p e d d o w n .b ro w nh a ir a n ds m a ll." T h iss ig nr e v e a lstousth em y s terie s . h ec o u c h e da salio n . th o s eb o rn u n d e r th isin flu xa ren o te df o r th es u p erio rs tre n gtho f th e ir p h y s ic a l c o n s ti tu tio n . I tsc h ie fa t trib u te sa r es e n s itiv en e s sa n d re fle ctio n .p a leo r d e lic a te c o m p lex io n .s e le n it e . o fw h o m h i sd y in gp a re n ts a y s .T ot h ee x te rn a l e y e . w h ic his th eh ig h e s t e m a n a tio no f th e w a te ry trig o n .e tc ." a s tro lo g ic a l lyin tim a ti n gth eh o m eo f th ec rab . a n da llw a te rv e ge ta tio ns u c ha sru s h e s .T h o sed o m in a te db yitsin f lu xe x p re s s th eh ig h e s t fo rm o f th e re fle c tiv ep o w e rs . the ya retim i da n d re tiri n g . is w h e nth esu nis p a s s ingth ro u g ht h iss ig n .a ndisth ec o ns te lla tio no f th eM o o n. C a n c e r g o v e rn sc ha lk . te m p e rm ild .a n da ls ofo r the ir w o n d e rf u l re c u p e rativ ep o w e rs a fte r b e in ge x h a u s te dbys ic k n e s s . w ithits o w nin te rn a l h e a t. s q u a s h e s .th e ya rein ce s s a n t w o rk e r su p o nth eh ig h e ro rm en ta lp la n e . an dre p re s e ntsth elife c e n te ro fth eflu id ic c irc u la to ry s y s te m o f h u m a n i ty . K a b b a l is tic a lly . It isth es o la rL io no f th em y s te ri e sth a t rip e n s. ro u n dfac e .c o n v e rs a tio na g ree a b le a n dp le a s a n t. U p o nt h eIn te lle ctu a lP la n e . It isals oth efire v o rte xo f p h y s ic a l li fe . U p o nt h eP h y s ic a l P la n e . T h a tw h ic ha p p e a rsto b ein tu itio nisdire c t in s p ir a tio n .C a n ce rg iv e sa m e d iu m s ta tu re . as m a l l.H e n c e . w h e re a s . a n dthep a ra d o x ica l tru th sfou n dina ll c o n tra d ic torie s .T h es to nec o n s titu te sap o w e rf u l ta lis m a nfor a ll n a tive so fC a n c e r.T h em y s tic a l g e m o f th es ig ni sth ee m e ra ld .a retrulyp a s s iv e .C a n c e r p o s s e ss e sb u t lit tleo f th ei n tu itio n a l q u a litie s . inth eno rth e rnh e m is p h e re . O f p la n ts . d is p o s iti o ne f fe m in ate . T h es ig nL eou p o nth ee s o te ricp la n i s p h e re. th es ig nL e os ig n ifie s th eh e a rt of th eg ra n d m a n .w h ic h isu p onth es e ash o re . iso c c u p ie db yJ u d a h . tim idan dth o u g h tful. w h ite s to n e s . th e fru itsb ro ug h t fo rthf ro m th e e a rth b yth em o istu reo f Is is. a n dc o n s tit u ten a tu ra l m e d iu m s . m e lo n s .

th e ir i d e a sa re a lw a y s ine x c e s so f th e ir m e an stoa c c o m p lis hth e ir la rg e . e lo q u e n ta p pe a lo fJ u d ahtoJ o s e p h.c a m o m i le .T h em ys tic a l g e m o f L e oisth e ru b y .T h eS u n -G o dis a lw a y sb o rn a tm id n ig ht. T h ela s t tend e g re e sg iv eth es a m eb u t am u c hs m a lle rp ers o n . U p o nt h eP h y s ic a l P la n e .A ne x c e e d ing lyfin es pe c im e no fL eo n in eo ra toryisg iv e n inG e n e s is.L eoisth es ec o n d e m a n a t io no f th e fie rytrip li c ity .e y e - b rig h t . th issig nru le san is e .b e in gb o rno f aVirg in . L e os ig n ifi e sth es y m pa th ie so fth e h e a rt. th es ig nV ir g os ig n ifiesth es o la r p le x u so f th e g ra n da rc h e ty p a l m a n . la v e n d er. D is p o sitio nh ig hs p irite d .h e nc e . m is t le to e . fe n n e l.W h e n th e s u np as s e sth ro u ghth iss ig n th eh a rv e s t isre a d yf o r th ere a pe r. Th en a tiv e so fL e oa re im p u ls ivea n dp a s s io n a te . T h isisfor th efirs t tw e n tyd e gre e so f th e s ig n .a n da lls o ft y e ll o w m in e ra ls s u c ha s o c h re .O fp la n ts . K a b b a l is tic a lly .h o n e st a n dfa ithfu l.o v a lfa c e . g e n e ra llyg o ld e n . 4 4 th . p ro m in e n t ey e s . T h e ir m e n ta l fo rce sa re e v e r striv in gto a tta inu n to s o m eh ig h e r s ta te . H e n c e . h e n c e .p a th e tic s ty lem a k e s th e m a nir re s is tib le s u c c e s s .b roa d s h o u lde rs . s ta n d s u n e q u ale d . a t w h ic htim e th ec o n s te l la tio no f Virg ois s e e nsh in in ga b o veth eh o riz oninth ee as t.L e og o v e rn st h eh y a c in th a n dc h ry s o l ite .L e og iv e sala rg e . m a rig o ld .m a je s tic a n dg ra n dp la n s . d ill. im p u ls ive . St. sta tu re . c h .a n dam b itio u s . fo r it ss u b lim eten d e rn e s s .2 4 4T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T o f th ea n c ie n ts ac rific e . A so ra to rs th e ir e a rn es t.p o p p y . o nth e2 5 th . y e llo w l ily .o fD e c e m b e r.T hiss im p le .B yn a tu reth e ya red e e p ly s y m p a th e ti c . p ro b a b ly .a n di sth ec o n s te lla tio no f th es u n .a n dp o s se s sth a t p e c u li a rg ra d eo f m a g n e ticforc ew h ic hen a b le sth e mtoa ro u s e in to a c tio n th ela te n t s y m p a th ie s ino th e rs .a n di t fo rm sam o s tp o te n t d is e a s e -re sis tin g ta lis m a nfo ra ll g o v e rn e db y th eL e o n in e in flu x . e g lan tin e .a n d th ela w sof c o m p e n s a t io n . d a ffo d il. O f sto n e s . ru d d yc o m p le x io na n d lig h t h a ir. T h o s ed o m in a te db yits in flu xa re g e n e ro u sev e ntoe x c es sw ith th e ir frie n d s . g a rd e nm in t. J o h n 'sw ort.a n d fo rm sth ece n tra l id e ao f ag re at n u m b e ro f m y th s . res o lu te . la rg e . fa ir. re pre s e n tsth ea s s im ila ti n ga n d .a n dth ere fo re . V irg o iss y m b o lize da sth eg le a n in gm a id w ithtw oea rso fw h e at in h e rh an d .c o w s lip.p a rs le ya n dp im pe rn e l. o rig in a te d th e p rim it iv eid e ao f th eS o no f G o d . U p o nt h eIn te lle ctu a lP la n e . V T B G O( T T #) T H EV IR G IN T h es ig nV irg os ym b o liz e sc h as tity .h a ug h ty .

d a rks a n g u in ec o m p le x io n .w o o d -b in e ." T h u styp ify in g th eri c h e so f th eh a rv e s t. p riv e t. T h e sed e s ira b le q u a litie s .w h ic h th iss ig nc o n ta in s . s in c ethein te s tin esc o m p ris e av e ryv ital s e c tio n o f th ed ig e s tiv eo rg a n is m a n dv ita l flu id s . bu tm o ree x cita b leth a nT a u rin ep e rs o n s .T h is c o n s te lla tion . d isp o s i tio ni sin g e n io u s. th e ybe c o m eth em e n ta l re p o sito rie so f m u c h e x te rna lw is d o m an dle a rn in g .h old in ginh er h a n dap air o fs c a les . a s to n e p o s s e ss in gv e ryi m p o rta n tv ir tu e s . w h e a t. p la in. T hiss ig ne x pre s s e sth e fu lfillm e n t o f th e c re a ti v ed e s ig n .a n de xtre m e lyfo ndo f re a d ing .A so ra to rs . T h e yp o s s e ssla rg e . h isb re a dsh a ll b e fa t.c o n fide n ta n d c o n te nte d .a sg o v e rn in gth eb ow e lso fh u m a n ity . "a n dh es h all y ie ldroy a ld a in ties .a n dd a r kh a ir. L IB R A( = = =) T H EB A L A N C E T h isco n s te lla tion . T h e ir c h ief a ttrib u tesa reh o p ea n d c o n te ntm e n t.V irgog iv e sam e d iu m s ta ture .T h is c o n c e ptio nisp u re lya s tro lo gic a l. O fp la n ts . It als ore v e a ls tou sth esig n ific a n c eo f th es a cra m e n to f th eL ord 'sS u p p e r. h e n c e .T ho s ed o m in a tedb yth isi n flu xa reca lm .V irgop e rs o n s a refl u e n t. all c o n d u c e tom a k e th en ativ eo fV ir g op re -e m in en tlyfitte d fo r th ec lo s ea p p lic atio no f s c ie n t ifics tu d y . s u c c o ry .C o n s e q u en tly ." s a y sJ a c o b . ish igh lyim p o rtan t.V irg oi sth es e c o nde m a n a tio no f th ee a r th ly trig o n.C o n s eq u e n tly . p ra c tic a l a n dv e ryinte re s tin g . th e yarere fle c tivea n ds tu d io u s .o atsa n dry e .w e fin d th a tth o s eb o rnun d e r th isinflu e n c ep o ss e s sfin edis c rim in a ti n gp o w e rs a sto th ec h o ic eo f fo o db e s t a d a p te dto th e ir p a rt ic u la ro rg an icre q u ire m e n ts . th iss ig n ru le se n d iv e .w ell b a la n c e db ra in sa n dv e ry s u p e ri o r in te lle ctu a la b iliti e sa n dm a k ec le v e rs tate s m e n .T H EN AT U R EA N D IN F L U E N C EO FTH ET W E L V ESIG N S2 4 5 d is tri b u tin gfu n ctio n so f th eh u m a no rg an is m . th em y s te rie so f m a te rn ity a rec o n c e a le du n d e r th issy m b o l. U p o nt h eIn te lle ctu a lP la n e . th es ig nV i rg os ig n ifi e sth ere a l iz a tio nof h o p e s .U p o nthee s o te ric p la n i s p h e re.b lind -fo ld e d . c o m b in e dw i thth em e n ta l p e n e tr a tio no fM erc u ry . sk u llc a p . ty p if ie sju s tic e. a n dr e fe rstothec e le s tia l L ib rao f . s tu d io u san din c lin e d tob ew itt y . "O u t o fA s h e r. a n disthec o n s te lla t io no fM e rcu ry .v ale ra in . O fs to n e s . initsS ym b o lic a la sp e c t. V irg ois o c c u p ie db yA s h e r. ra th e r ev e nte m p e r. th ev a rio u sk in d so f f lin t.v e ry n e a t an dc o m p a c t.m il le t. It s ho u ldb ew o r nb ya ll n ativ e s b o rnun d e r th issig n .w h enth ro w n in tot h ev o rte xof p o litic a l life . T h em y s tica lg e m o f Virg oisth e ja s p e r. b a rle y . M o s t o fo u r re a d e rsd ou b tle s sh a v es e e nth ego d d e s so fju s tic ere p re s e n te d a saf e m a le . U p o nt h eP h y s ic a l P la n e .

th is s to n e a c tsasare p u ls iv efo rc e . initsm o s t in te ri o ra s p e c t. e ith e ro f p e rs o n so r th in g s .a ndc o m b in e sw ithth em ag n e tics p h ereo f th o s eb o rnu n d e r itsin flu e n ce . It isals oth em a gn e ticv o rtex o fp ro-c re a tiv estre n g th . th e yge n e ra llyc om m a n dre s p e ct fro m b o th s id e so nqu e s tio n so f d e b a te.A sam ag n e ticta li s m a n .T h i sc o n s te llatio na ls or e p re s e n ts . U p o nt h eIn te lle ctu a lP la n e .a n dth e re fo re .L ibraisth ese c o n de m a n atio no f th ea i rytrip lic i ty ." L ib ra re p re s e n ts th ein te rio r e q u ilib rium o fN a tu re'sfo rc e s . toin fu sean a tu ra l in s tinc tw ith inall b o m u n d e r h e r in flu en c etoa c c ep ta n da d o pt th e g o ld e nm e a n . T h en a tiv e so fL ib ra .a re s e ld o m e le va te din tove ry p ro m ine n tp o s ition s . a sth ep o e t M a n iliu ss ay s : "D a yan dn ig h ta r ew e ig h e din L ib ra 'ss ca le s .u n iv e rs a l e q u a lityan dth erig htso fm a n . inh is b le s s in g . b a la n ce db yin tu i tio n .b o thm e n ta lly a n dp hy s ic a lly ." H en c e .th o u g hp o s s es s in gafine lyb a l a n c e dm e n ta la n dm a g n e tico rga n is m . a sit h a sb ee nte rm e d . T h ep a tri a rc h . th ee q u in o c t ia lp o in t of th ea rci nth ea s c e nd in ga n d d e s c e nd in gc y c le o f th elife a to m . E q u a l a w h ile . a n dc o n ta in s th em y s te ry o f th ed iv in ea t-o n e -m e n to f th ea n c ie n t in i tia tio n s . T h e re fore . th ep e rfe c t m a n .T h isis b e c a u s eth eya reto oev e n . th eu nio no fw h ichb e c o m e sex te rn a liz e da s re a s o na n dfo re s ig h t. th u sre fe rs toh isc e le s tia l n a tu re. L ib ras ig n i fie se x te rna lp e rc e p ti o n .a t la s t th en igh tp re v a ils. th i ss ig nb e c om e sE n o c h . th e ys e ld o m (u n le s sit p a y s) re d u c ethe ir p e t th eo rie sto a c tu a l p ra c tic e .2 4 6T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T th eh ea v e n s . th es ig nL ibras ig n ifiesth ere in sa n dlo in so f th e g ra n dc e le s tia lm a n . . re p re s e n tsth ec e n tra lc o ns e rv a to ry o rs toreh o u s eo f th ere -p ro du c tiv eflu id s . th is s ig nc o n ta in sth e u n ifica tio no f thec o s m icfo rc e sa sth eg ra n dc e n tr a lp o in to f e q u ilib riu m of th es p h e re . w h e n . "D a ns h a l l ju d g eh is p e o p lea son eo f th et rib e so f Isra e l. U p o nt h eu n iv e rs al c h a rt. tore p e l th ee m a n a t io n sfro m fo re ig n b o d ie s. "th eh a p p ym e d iu m .o r. I t iso n eo f th ea ttrib ute so fL ib ra . iso cc u p ie d b yD a n. Itsm ys tic a lg e misth ed ia m on d . B u t p ra c ti c a lly .L ib rau p onth ee s o tericp la n is ph e re . o fS e p tem b e r. t ob e c o m eth ep o p u la r lea d e rso fa nyra d ic a l or s e n s a tio na lp a rty .T h es u ne n te rst h iss ig na bo u t th e2 1 st. th o s edo m in a te db y th isin flue n c e c o n s ti tu teth eratio n a lis tic s c h o o lo fth ew o rld 's b o d yo f th in k e rs .a n dist h ec o n s te ll a tio no fV en u s . T h e o retic a lly ." K a b b a l is tic a lly . the ya res tro ngs u p p o rte r so fs u c hco n c e p tio n sa su n i v e rs a l b ro th e rh o od .T h e refo re .

" in tim a ti n gth efa ll o fm a nfro mas ta teo f in n o c e n c ea n dp u rity . "A n dasa na c to f v e n g e a n c eony o u rp a rt .o fp e rfec tp ro p o rti o n s . s y m b o li z e sd e a than d d e c e it . h ea rts e a s e . a n dth is c re a te sac orre s p o n d in g in c re a s eof d e s ire .L ib r ag e n e ra lly p ro d u c e s . atro o ps h all o v e rc o m eh im . tr ie d toe x pre s sas p ir it o f re ta li a tio n . Th iss ig nrep re s e n tsthep h y s ic a l p la n eo f th ea ttr ib u te so fp ro -c re a tio n .a sM a c k e ys a y s .T H EN AT U R EA N D IN F L U E N C EO FTH ET W E L V ESIG N S2 4 7 U p o nt h eP h y s ic a l P la n e .th e re fo re . le m o n - th y m ea n dp a n s y . th ro u g h th em ultitu d eo f s e n s u a ld e li g h ts ." (se ev e rs e s10a n d1 1 ) Sc o rp io . x x x ." th u sallu d in gto th eb rillia nt s ta rA n tare s . s le n d e r fo rm . N ow o nd e r th ep ri m itiv em in d . t od e g ra d a tiona n dd e a th b yth ed e ce it o fS c o rp io . O fs to n e s .a ndc o n s e q u e n t ly .b ro w nh a ir. Y o up la c e dw ith in th es u nasc o rp io n 'she a rt. b lu e s p a rk l in ge y e s . of w h o m th ed y in gJ a c o bs a y s . K a b b a l is tic a lly . a n dthes e c re tsof th ea n c ie nt p h a llicr ite s . "atro o pc o m e th . It isp e rh a p sa sw e l l ton o tet h e fa c tth a t th iss ig no fte np rod u c e sd a rk b ro w na n dbla c kh a ir.s p a r an d a ll w hiteq u a rtz .w h e re i nL e a h . c h a p .v e ryh a nd s o m efe a tu re s . iso c c u p edb yG a d . It isth ee m b le m o f g e n e ra tio na n dlife . ata ll.w h e ns h eb e h e ld th eb irth o fZ ilp a h 's s o n .s tra w b e rry .O fp la nts . re p re s en tsth es e xu a lo rp ro -c re a tiv e s y s te mo fh u m a n it y . ba lm . Lib rag o v e rnsw h item a rb le . th en a tiv e so fS c o rp io e x c e l inthefru itfu lne s so f th es e m in a l flu id s. v io le t. a m ia b le .a n d isth ec o n s te lla t io no fM a rs . th es ig nS c orp ioty p ifi e sth eg e n era tiv eo rg an so f th eg ra n dm a n .T h em y s tic a lg e mo f S c o rp i oisth etop a z . th en a tu ra l ta lis m a no f th o s eb o rnu n d e r th is in flu en c e . th ep o in t o fe q uilib riu m . th iss ig nru le sw ate rc re s s . w h e ne la b ora tin gth is s y m b o l.e x c la im ed . w h e nris in g a tb ir th .H e nc e .a n dhisfin a lv ic to ryo v e r th e re a lm so fm a tte r a sas p iriu al e n tity . S C O R P IO (T it ) TH ES C O R P IO N T h es ig nS c o rp io . It c o n ta insth em y s teryo fs e x .h ig h -m ind e da n dg o o d. hes h a ll o v erc o m ea t thela s t. "G a d . initss y m bo lic a la s p ec t.b u t. w h ite ro s e .S c o rp i oisth es e co n de m a n a ti o no f th ew a te rytrig on .v in e s .T h ed is p o s itio ni sn o b le . a n din fe m a les . th es o -ca lle dfa ll o fm a nfro mL ib ra .u p onth ee s o te ric p la n is p h e re . ins p e a k ingo f th e s e a n c ie nt ra c e s . .p rim ro s e . It isth ea lle g o ric a l s e rp e n to f m a tte rm e ntio n e dinG e n e s isa s te m p ti n gE v e . an dafin ec le a rc o m p le xio n . Ad is tin c t re fe ren c etoth e fru itfu ln e s so f th iss ig nw ill b e fo u n dinG en e s is .

th e re fo re .T h eC e nta u rw a sa ls oas y m b o l o f a u th o r itya n dw o r ld lyw is d o m . "T h esta rryC e n tau rs till b e nd sth eb o w T os h ow h iss e n s eo fw h a ty o ud idb e lo w . etc . m a g n e ti clifefo rcew h ic hth eys y m p a th e t ic a lly tra n s m it toth e ir p a tie n ts . an dth e ir b ra in s a reli te ra llyc ram m e dfu ll o f in v e n tiv e im a g e rie s . fru it fu l.m e d iu m s ta tu re . fo u n d atio na n dp hy s ic a lp o w e r." K a b b a l is tic a lly . th o sed o m in a te db yth isinflu xp o s s e ssa nin e x h a u stib lere s o urc eo f id e a sa n ds u g g e stio n s .c h em is tsa n dsu rg e o n s . lo d es ton e . c h a rlo c k .d isp o s itio na ctiv e . th es ig nS co rp ios ig n i fie sth eg en e ra tiono f id e a s . th e ya re lia b le toe x c e s s inth isd irec tio n . h o re h o u n d . I t in d ic a te s to . d a rko r ru dd yc o m p le x io n .b e an . a sit s y m b oliz e sre tribu tio na n dals oth eh u ntin gs p o rts.a n d av e ryp o sitiv ew ill. H e n c e .2 4 8T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T U p o nt h eIn te lle ctu a lP la n e ." a n dth e n e c e s sityo f le g aliz e dc o d e s . U p o nt h eP h y s ic a l P la n e .w o a da n d w o rm w oo d . c iv il. M a c k e y .th iss ig nrule sb la c k th o rn . fin e in tu itio n a l p o w e rs ." It a ls o re p re s e n tst h ep o w e rsof "C h u rc han dS ta te . m il ita rya n dr e lig io u s . It ist h ee m b le m of s ta b ility. re s e rve d . it w a sfre q u en tlyu s e dt od e s ig n a te th e a u tu m na ls p o rts . Ina d d itiontoth ism ec h a n ic a la bility .H e n c e . p ro u d. S A G n T AR IU S( /?) T H EA R C H E R T h isco n s te lla tion . In th e v a rio usd e p a rtm e ntso f th es urg ic a la rt. T h iss ig na ls ore p res e n tsth ece n te rs o fp h ys ic a l. T h e yp o s s e ssk e e n p e rc e ptio n .O fs to ne s .s pe a k in go fth iss ig n . th e yex c e la sm e dic a lp ra c tit io n e rs .b lo o dsto n ea n dv erm illio n .O fp la n ts .b ra m b le . sa id . w it hth eb o w an da rro w d ra w ntoits h e a d re a d y fo rs h o o ting . h e n c e . th es ig nS a gitta riu ss ig n ifie sth e th ig h so f th e g ra n du n iv e rs a lm a n . le e k . e x tern a l. th e ya ree n d o w edw ith ap o w erfu l. Th isisw h y th e yb e c o m es u c hs u c c es s fu l p h y s icia n s . "H isbo w a b o d ein s tre n gth .u p onth e e s o te r icp la n is p he re . th is s ig ng iv e s as tro n gan dra th e r co r p u le n t b o d y . iso c c up ie db yJ o se p h . h e a th e r. re s e ntfu l. It.T h e i ra c tiv ee vo lu tio n a rym in d sa ree v er b u s yw ith s o m en e w c on c e p tio n .h e n c e . n a tiv e so f th iss ig np o s s e s sn o e q u a l. "a n dth ea rm so fh is h a n d sw e re m a d e s tro n g. W efin d it d e pic te da sa C e n ta u r.S a g it ta riu s . fe a tu re so fte nres e m b lin gth ee a g le . a u th o r itya n dc o m m a n d . re p res e n tsad u al n a tu re . re p re s e n tsth em u s c u la r fou n d a tio nof th es e a t o f lo c o m o tioninh u m a n i ty . th o u g h t fu la n da ls os e lfis h . th ec h a s e . initsS ym b o lic a la sp e c t.T h ese x u a ld e s ire isn a tu ra l lyv e rys tr o n g ." s a y st h ep a tria rc h.d a rkh air.

a n da ll th es to n e s m ix e dw ithre da ndg re e n . "T h ey o u n gc h ild" isb o rni nth es ta b l ea n dla id inth em a n g e ro f th eg o a t.a n dla w a b id ing . a m b itio u so fp o s itio na n dp o w e r. S a g itta riu sg o v e rn sth e tu rq u o is .d is c ip lin ea n do be d ie n c e . a n dt h ea b ility toc o m m a n do th e rs .o r Su n G o d . U p o nt h eP h y s ic a l P la n e .T h e m y s tica lg e m o fth isin flu xi sth ec a rb un c le . ra th e ra bo v em e d iu m he ig h t. It isth e e m b le mo fm a te rial s e rv itu d ea n da ss u c h isw o rth yo fn o tic e . h a s tyte m p e re d .v iz . fre ea n dbe n e v o le n t.b r ig h tb ro w nha ir. O f p la n ts. J o h ni nh ism y s ti c a lA p o c a ly ps e . h e n c e .T h e yp o ss e s ss tro n gc o n s e rv a t iv eq u a liti e s . th is s ig nu s u a l lyp ro d u c e s aw e ll fo rm e d p e rs o n. jo v ia l. in o rd e r th a t h em a yc o nq u e r th erem a in in gs ig n so fw in te ro rd e a th . an dth eu n iv ers a lo ffe ri n go f ak id o ry o u n ggo a ta sa n a to n ings a c rific e fo rs in . fo ndo fo u td oo rs p o rts a n drec re a tio n s . th ep la ne tJ u p ite r. areu s e db yS t. fe a th e r-fe w a n dm a l lo w s . to th eru lin ga u th o rity o fm a te ria l in s titu tion s .S a g i tta riu sis th elo w e s t e m a n a tio n o f th e fie rytrigo na n disthec o n s te llatio no fJ o ve . atru e ty p eo f rea la u th o rit y . th eE gy p tia nru ler a n dla w -g iv e r. h a s tyin te m p e ra m e n t. th iss ig n ru le sa g rim o n y . th es ig nC a pric o rns ig nifie sth ekn e e so f th e g ra n dm a c ro c o s m an dre p re s e n t sth efirs t p rin c ip le inth etrinityo f lo c o m otio n .e n erg e tic .th en a tiv eis q u ic k . ins h o rt.a ndth ea b s o lu ten e c e s s i tyo f "th e p o w e rs th a tb e " i nc e rta ins ta te so fd e ve lo p m e n t. fro m as ym b o lic a ls ta n d p o in t. inits S y m b o lic a l a s p e c t. Ind isp o s itio n . K a b b a l is tic a lly .w h ic h isata lism a no f g re a t v irtu etoi tsp ro p e rn ativ e s . a n dth u ssa v em a n k in d fro m d e s tr u c tio n . fin ecle a re y e s .P e rs o n so f th isn a tu rea relo ya l. T h ed if fe re n tq u a l itie so f the s h e e pa n dth eg o at. S a g itta riu s re p re s e n ts th eo rg a n iz in g p o w e r o f th em in d. a ls o c h a rit a b letoth ea fflic te dan do p p re s s ed .S u c hn a t iv e sa reg e ne ro u sa n df re e . w h ic h isth ew in te rs o ls tic e .s e lf c on tro l. th ejo in ts . C A P R IC O R N (V S) T H EG O A T T h issig n . plia b lea n dm o v a b le . U p o nt h eIn te lle ctu a lP la n e .T h eR e de e m e ro fm an k in d . O fs to n e s .o v a l fa c e .w o o dbe to n y . T h es c a p e g oa to f th eIsra e lite s . b e n d in g . h ig hf o re h e a d .a r es ig n ific an t. ha n d s o m e .a n dth e i rc h ie fm e nta lc h a ra c te ris tic sa r ep ro m p t d e c is io n . s a n gu in ec o m p lex io n . th i sin flu e n c e in d ic a te s th ee x te rn al p o w e rs o fc o m m a n d . ty pifie ss in . C a p ri- . W es e einJ os e p h .. p a trio t ic . i sa lw a y sb orna tm id n igh td ire c tly S o le n te rs th iss ig n .T H EN AT U R EA N D IN F L U E N C EO FTH ET W E L V ESIG N S2 4 9 u sth eo rg a n iz in gp o w e rso f hu m a n ity .e n e rg etica n dc o m b a tiv e.

(g oa tsa n dd e er a ree q u a l lys ig n ific an to f th eea rth ly . an disth ec on s te lla tio no f th ep lan e tS a tu rn . T h ee a rlier b a p tis m a l u rn so f th ep r im itiv eC h r is tia n s ." T h is s ig nre p res e n ts "re g e ne ra tio n . thein te lle c tu a ln a tu re isd ire c te dp u re ly toth ea tta in m e n t o fs e lfis he n d s ." T h em y stic a lg e m o f th isc o n s te lla tio nis th eo n y x . th e yarec ra fty . O fs to n e s.2 5 0T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T c o rn . T h es ig ngiv e sa p u re ly s c h e m in gm e n ta lity . s o m e tim e sc a lle d"c h alc e d o n y . Th e ya rein dis p o s e d tod oa n yr e a lh a rdw o r ku n le s sthe ys e es o m eg re a tb e n efit th e re f ro m inth e im m e d ia tefutu re . Ind is p os itio n . i.a n d th ee la b o ra tes to n ef o n tso f th e la te r c h u rc he s . d e a d lyn ig hts h a d ea n db la c kp o p p y. re s erv e da n do f te nm e la n c ho ly .A t th es a m e tim e .C a p r ic o rng e n e ra llyg iv e s am e d iu m s ta tu re .O fp la n ts . . Th eb ra ino f th isin flue n c eise v er o nth e a le rt tos e iz ea ndta k ea d v a nta g eo fc ir c u m s ta n c e s .h e n b a n e ." C ap ric o rnis th elo w e s t e m a n a tio nof th e e a rth l ytrig o n .T he ya rea lm o st a lw a y sn arro w c h e s ted . th iss ignru le s h e m lo ck . C a p rico rng o v e rn sc o a la n da llb la c ko r a s hc o lo re dm in e ra ls . s u b tle . is o c c u p ie db yN a p h ta li. th es e c o nd . p la inlo ok in g .T h isc o n ste lla tio nf o rm sth es ta rry o rig ina lo f th eurno fM in o s .e n e rge ticin th e ir o w nin te re sts . irre s p e c tiveo f th e o lo gic a l fa ith .g o o dw ill to w a rd m a n . th ef irs t. a n dre v e a ls th en e c e s sityo f "n e wd is p e n s a tio ns . "isa h in dle t loo s e . u p o nth ee so te ricp la n is p h e re .F req u e n tly th e s en a tiv e sh a vealo n gs h arpc h ina n ds le n d e rn os e . isth eC hris tm a sp roc la m a tio n ." or re -b irth ." H e r ew e h a v et w ov e ryd istin c t re fe ren c e s .m o u nta in o u sn a tu re . tothes y m b o l. n a tiv e so f S a tu rna reofte nm is e rl y . U p o nt h eIn te lle ctu a lP la n e .w iths m a ll p ie rc in ge y e s .a rere l ic so f th is g re a ta s tral re lig io n .h eg ive thg o o d ly w o rd s . a h in do r y o u n gd e e r. h eg iv e thgo o d ly w o rd s . A Q U A R IU S(^ r) T H EW A T E R -B E A R ER T h issig ns y m b o li z e sju d g m e n t. o fte nill pro p o rtio n e d. a c c o rd in g toth ew o rksd o n eint h e b o d y .a n din d ole n t inth ee m p lo yo f o th e rs . ag o a tw ith h o rn s . T h en a tiv esa req u ic ka slig h tn ingtos e ein o th e rsth ew e a k p o in ts th a t th e ym a yw o rkto th e ir o w nad v a n ta g e . th epe n e tra tin gp o w e ro f them in dis g re a t. "P e a c eo ne a rth . fro m w h ic h flo w w ra th a n dc o n d e m n a tio nor b le s s in g sa n dre w a rd . U p o nt h eP h y s ic a l P la n e .s le n d e r. a n dtho s ed o m in a te db yitsinflu xa rea m o n gth ev e r ylo w e s t in th e s c a le o f tru es p i ritu a lity . C a p ric o rnsig n ifie se xte rn a l fo rm .. It is av e ryu n de s ira b leinflu e n c e . w h o m J a c o bs a y s .e .a n da r efo n do f hig h h ills ) .

"Th ee x c e lle nc yo f d ig n it ya n dth eex c e lle n c yo f p o w e r." As im pleb u tm a g nific e n ta s t ro lo g ic a l de s c rip tio nof th iss ig n. from tim eim m em o ria l. a m ia b le . fo n do f re fin e d s o c ie ty . w ittya n dve rya rtis ti c . U p o nt h eP h y s ic a l P la n e . go o d .a n dt h e re fo re . rep re s e n tstheb a s iso r fo u n d a tio no fa ll . re p re s e n t sth elo c o m o tiv efu n c t io n so f th eh um a no rg a n ism . O fs ton e s . T h o s ed o m i n a te db yitsin fl u xc o n s titu t eth es c h o ol o f in d u c t iv ep h ilo s op h y .c le a r in ga w a ythe s n o w so fw in te r. th es ig nA q ua riu ss ig n i fie sth eleg so f th egra n d a rc h e ty p a lm a n .T h iss ig nisa ls ot h ete rm in u so fA p o llo ' sjo u rn e yt h ro u g h th etw e lv es ig n s .w he nS o lp a s se s th ro u ghth iss ig n th era in yse a s o nc o m m en c e s . u po n th ee so te ricp la nis p h e re . th e g ra n db a s iso fa lle x o te ricsc ie n c e . th etru thof m a te ria l p h e n o m e n a . T h em y s tic a l g e m o f th i ss ig nist h es k yb lu es a p p h ire (n o tth ed a rko r o p a q u es a p p hire ). is o c c u p ie db yR e u b e n . p lu m p . th es ig nP isc e ss ig n ifi e sth efe e t o f th eg ran d c o s m ic m a n . P is c e s ( * ) th eF is h e s T h issig ns y m b o li z e sth eflo od .a n dno to n lyc o nta in sth er ite sa n dm ys te rie so f c o n s e cra tio n . d is p o s itione le g a n t.A q u a ri u sg o v e rn sbla c kp e a rl a n do b s id ian . T hiss ig n s ig n if ie sc o n s e c ra tio n . "u n s ta b lea sw a te r th o ush a lt n o te xc e l. w e ll-s e t an dro b u s t.g oo dn a tu re d . E le g a n t i nfo rm . th iss ig n ru le ss p ike n a rd ." s ay sJ a c o b .O fp la n ts ." K a b b a l is tic a lly . W ithArie sjo in . It isth en a tu ra le m b le m o f th ec h a n g e a b le. a n dth ec o n ste lla tio nof U ra n u s .T H EN AT U R EA N D IN F L U E N C EO FTH ET W E L V ESIG N S2 5 1 K a b b a l is tic a lly . v e ryp rep o s s e s s in ga p p e a ra n c e . a n dc on s e q u e n tly . A q u a riu srep re s e n tsp op u la rs c ie nc e . h a sb e e ns y m b oliz e d b ytw ow a v ylin e s (Â £ ? ). th em e ltin g to rre n tso f w h ic hflo odth ev a lley sa n d lo w la nd s . s a n d y o rd a r kfla x e nh air. U p o nt h eIn te lle ctu a lP la n e .A q u ariu sg iv e s am e d iu m s ta tu re . s a n g u in eco m p le x io n . lik e th erip p leso f ru n n ingw a te r.c le a r. th e ya reb rilli a n t inin telle c t.a n dc a n n o ta d v an c eo n e s te pbe y o n dth o s ec la s s e so f fa c tsw h ic ha red e m o n stra b letot h e s e n s e s. A q u a r iu sisth e lo w e s te m a na tio no f th ea i rytrig o n . "N e a r th e ir lo v e dw a v e sc o ld P is c e sk e e p th e ir s e a t. T h eW a te r -b e a re r.T h eyre p re s e n t th ein te ll e c tu a la n d s c ie n t ifics p irit o f th e ir a gea n dg e n e ra tio n . m o v a b l ea n dm ig rato ryfo rc e so f th eb o d y. a n dm a k eth e ro u n dc o m ple te . w h ic h .c h ie fly b e c a u s e . an dth e re fo re.b u t w ill re v e a l toth es tud e n t th ep ote n c yo fa lls a c re da nd d e d ic ate dw o rk s . fra nk in c e n s ea ndm y rrh .

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w h ic h . a n dfurth e r.b ra ina ndth e fie ry w ill. w h ic ho th e rw isere s u lt fr o m th eu n b ala n c e d s c a le s (= c =L ib ra). tose e kitso w n le v e l. th en a v e l or m a te rn a l. th eea rs . th e c o m p a ss io n a tea n d fo rm u la tiv eq u a litie s . T h eW ate ryT rip li c ity . T a u rus( 8) th en e c ka n dthro a t. O nth em o rees o te ricp lan e s . in s te a do f th ed o w n p o urin gflo o d sa n dc a ta c ly s m s .s y m b o l ic a lo f th es o u th . L e o(Â £ l) t h eh e a rt a ndits v a rie de m o tio n s . th eren e w a lo f th ec ry s ta l intoo th e r form s . theo n elife o f th e u n iv e rs e .a n d a ss op e rfe c tlysy m b o liz e din th a tg re a t d is tin g u ish in gfe a tu r eo f w a te r.. a n do f fs p rin g(K ).G e m in i (X ) th eh an d sa n da rm s .u p o nthec e le s tia l e q u a tor (e q u ilib r iu m ). th u s re a liz in go nlyth erip plin gw a v e s (Â £ ?A q u a ri u s )o f p e a c e fu l re s u lts . a sth e tw ofis h e sb o u n dto g eth e rb yth ec o rd (o f lov e ). inth eu nio nw ith itsm is s in gh a lf o rP is c e s( ^ ). thes o u le n te r so n c em o re u p o nth esp iritu a lp atho f e te rn al c o n s c io u s life .c om b in e d w itha k n o w le d g eo f th em y s terie so fs e x (n \S c o rp i oa n d$M a rs )o r g e n e ratio na n dreg e n e ra tio n .m e lted . w h e ne x tern a la n dinte rn a la n tag o n iz e .th ea rc h e ty pa lm a no fth e s ta rry p la n is p h e re .a s tw o h o s til ea n da b s o lu te lys e p a ratea n dd u a l fo rc e s . I t isth efr o z e n . h e n c e . tobrin g a b o u t c h e m ic a lc ha n g e sa n da f fin itie sa se s p e c ia lly s e e ninfl u id s . o rp roje c tiv ea n de x e c u tiv epo w e rs . th eli s te n in g re q u isite so fo b ed ie n ts e rv it u d e . liq u e f ie d . s e x(n \S c orp ioa n d$ M a rs ). Th ew a te ryt rig o ns ig n i fie sth ec on s ta n t e ffo rt inN a tu re toa d ju s to pp o s ite sa n dc o n tra d ic to rie s . b o so m a n dlun g s . w h ic h iss y m b o lize d . th ee x te rn a l re s u lts o f th eu n io no f th et w o (lo v ea n ds e x ). H a v in g re g a in e dthise q u a to r a n dp a s s e d fro m th elow e r a rco f m a tte r. T h erea d e rw ill no w p e rc e iv e th a t th efou rg re a t tr ig o n sa rebu t th ed i ffe re n ts e r ie so fa ttri b u te sw ith i nth eh u m a ns o u lo rm ic ro c o s m .C a n ce r (S ) th eb re a s t. th eh a rde n e d . le a d sth ei m m o rta ls o ul toth eterm in a tio n o f its e a rth lyp i lg rim a g ea n dm a te ria lin c a rn a tio n s. th ew ate rytrig o nd e n o te slo ve( ^ 7 o). th a t th etw e lv ec o n s te lla ti o n so f th ez o d ia cre v ea l th e m y s tica ls ig n ifica tio no fA d am K a d m o n . v iz .2 5 1T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T a n dw is d o m .w h ic hs ig n ifylife a n dlo v e .a n dthere s u r re c tiono fd e a th in tolife . L ib ra(= = =) th elo in so rp h y s i- .C a n c e r (f5 )s y m b oliz e s te n a c i tytolife . th ed e s irefo r im m o rta lity.A ri e s( T) rule sth eh e ad . O nt h ee x te rn a l p la n eo f hu m a nlife . ins te a do fb ala n c in g a stw om o d e so f on ea n dth esa m ee te rn a l m o tio n . b o thso c ia la n dph y s ic a l. is th ee x a c t op p o s ite o f th ee a r th yn o rth . V irg o(n j) t h eb o w e ls .T h u s .

th e m ig ra to ryin s tin cts .S c orp io(T T \. th ep o w e ro fb ala n c in gth em e n ta l fa cu ltie s .C a p ric o r n(V c ? ) th ek n e e s . to ke n so fh u m bles u b m is s iontoth eh ig h e rp o w e rs .S a g itta r iu s( &) th eh ip sa n dth igh s . th efo un d a tio no fth ew h o lefr a m e . th es e a t o r fo u n d a t io no fv o li tio n a l fo rce . . A q u a riu s( ^ r) th ele gsa n da n k leso r a c tiv ep o w e rso f m o v e m e n ta n d lo c o m o tio n. n o rth b e c o m e ss o uth .) th eg en e ra tiv eo rg a n sa n dth ep ro c re a tivea ttrib u tes . a n ds oo n .T H EN AT U R EA N D IN F L U E N C EO FTH ET W E L V ESIG N S2 5 5 c a ls t re n g th .P is c e s( ^ ) th efee t.T h u sw eb e g inw ith firea n dt e r m in a te w ithw a te r.e a s tb e co m e sw e s t. a n dla s tl y . le s t th eg ra n d h u m a n te m p lefa ll toth eg ro un d . N O T E : T oo b ta int h ec e le s tia l a p p lic a tiono f th ea bo v e . T h e s ec o n stitu teth e tw op o le sof th eh u m a n m a g n e t. th ep oin tsm u s t bere v e rs e d .w h ic hs h o u lde v e r b e c a p a b l eo f fin d inga n ds u s ta in in gitso w nle v e lu n aid e d .

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H isin flu xd e te rm in e s th ea b s o lutem e a s u re o fp h ys ic a lv ita l ityw ith inea c hh u m a norg a n is m . w h ic hisf ro m s u n ris e ton o o n . is"th ea ll b o u n tiful fire . th efo r- . a ndth e n c e fo rw a rd . T H ES U N O T h es ym b o lic a la sp e c to f th eg lo rio u so r bo fd a y . w ithth efl a m in gs w o rdso f s o la r p o w e r. c o n trollin gfo rc eso f th ec o sm o s .o r. g u a rd s th ew a yo f lifea n dim m o rta lity . L ig h ta n dL o v e . the in d iv id u a l th e nbo rn . a n ds e t tow o rkinre a l e a rn e s t to a tta inastill g re a ter d e g re eo fs p iritua lp e rfe c tion . th eS u nre p re s e n tsth ec e n tra ls p i ritu a ls o u rc eo f a ll. t og iv e e v e nt h ere m o te s t c o n c e p tio no f th ein n um e ra b lera m ific a tio n sc o n n e c te dw ithth eva rio u sm y th olo g ie sw h ichty p ifythes u n . fo r itsex is te n c e a n dU fe . theS u nc o n s t itu te sth ec e n tra l lif ep rin c ip le o fa ll p h y sic a l th in g s . if th es u na t th em o m e n t o fb irthis b e tw e e nthea s c e n d a n t a n d m e rid ia n . th e S u nb ec o m e sth egre a ta rc h a n ge lM ic h a e l. b o ths p ir itu a la n dtem p o ra l. th e re fo re . th eS u ng o ve rn sth eh ig h e rg ro u po f th es elfis hs e n ti m e n tsa n dlow e rg ro u pof th em o ra l q u a litie s . K a b b a l is tic a lly . firs t o c c u p ie dthea tte n tio n .o f th ep rim itiv e ra c e so fm a n k in d . a n d is . in th eb rie f sp a c ea to u r c o m m a n d . a n dw o rs hip .T h elitera l in te rp reta tio no fth eH e b re w na m efo r th es u n . It ist h eg re a tI A M o fa ll th in g s.a n dth ere fo re . in o th e rw o rd s . I t isth ed iv in eE g oo f th eg ra n dm a n .a sth e fo rc e so f th es u na re e le c tric . d u rin gth e in c re a s eof th ed iu rna ls u n s h in e .2 5 8T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T a sw e lla sth ew r ite r." w hic hisp e rf e c tlyinh arm o n yw ith th es ola ro rb .o n lyad dth a tO s ir iso fE g y p t. A s h a h ed . A s tro lo g ic a llyc on s id e re d .W he nth es o lar ra yis n o tv itia te db yth ed is c o rd a n tc on fig u ra tio nso fm a le fi cs ta rs .W ew ill.a gg re s s iv e . It is u tte rlyim po s s ib le . Be lu so f C h a ld ea .s ign ifie sth e s p irit u a lp o te n ti a litie so f cre a tiv ep o w e r. m u s tfe e l th a n k ful fo r th ede g re ew h ic hh em a y a lre a dyp o s s e s s . Int h iss e n s ethes u nre p res e n tsth epo s itiv e . E v e ryth in g inN a tu re d e p e n d sa b so lu te lyu p on th ep re s e n c e . w h od e fe a t sS a ta na n d tra m p le su p o nth eh e a do f th es e rp e n to f m a tte r. un d o u b te d ly . v e n e ra tio n.C h ris h n ao f In d ia . initse lf.a n dO rm az do fP e rs ia. th eg ra n dc o n s e rv a to ryo fL ife.m o ree sp e c ia lly s o .a n dk in d lys u p po rt o f th es h in in gs u n. a rem e re l yd iffe re n t p e rs o n ifica tio n s o f th es u n .U p o n th ee s o te ri cp la n is p h ere . U p o nt h eIn te lle ctu a lP la n e .w ill e njo yas o u n dc o n s titu ti o n .

lik eth a t o f th eS u n. "F ro m e v il . th ep o s itio no f th es u nin th eh o ro s co p e iso n eo fv ita lim p o rta n c e .T H EN AT U R EA N D IN F L U E N C EO FTH ES T A R S2 59 m e r. th e ye x p res sth ev e ry h ig h e s t fo rm o f tru edig n ifie dm an h o o d .d e p e n dup o nit.w ill b rin ga b o ut d e s tru c ti o no f life .T h o s ed o m in a te dbyth isin fl u xa reth en a tu ra l b o rnl e a d e rso fm a n k in d .g e n e ro us .w il l b em a le fic. y e tm ag n a n im o u san dn o b le . If a fflicte db yM a rs. if a fflic te dbyS a tu rn .th elifew il l b eo f s h o rt d u ra tio n .g o o df o re h e a d . inam a le n a tu s . If w e lla s p e c te da n dd ig n ifi e d . an db ec o rres p o n d in g ly u n fo rtu n a te. th e d is p o sitio nisn ob le . un le s sc o u n tera c tin ga s pe c tsin te rve n e .h a n gsth ev ita l th re a do f life .B u t.y e th u m an e . th e ypro c la imth e ir "rig ht d iv in eto g o v e rn .a n dc o urte o u s .a n dp ro ud .H atin ga ll m ea n ." T h eS un .a n dit w i ll n o t re q uireth ep o w e rso fa ni n s p ire d p ro p h et tofo re tell h isg e n e ra ld e s tin y .p e ttyan ds o rd idac tio n s . d is c o rdan ds u f fe rin ga reb o rn .a ndto ac e rt a ine x te n t. b yh o p e a n dc on s c ie n tio u sn e s s . ra s han dq u a rre lso m e . it ise s s e ntia l th a t th elum in a rie sb ew e ll a s p e c te da n dfa v ora b lys itu ate dinth ec e le s tia l fig u re.a n dt h ela tte r.S u c h ao n ew ill h a v el ittlere s p e ct fo r th ef e e lin g so f o th e rs .c o nfe rsc o u ra ge . th en a tiv ew ill b ec ru e l. W h e nth is iss o . a n dlov e sm a g n ifi c e n c e . If e villya s p e c te da n dill d ig n ifie d . th a t pe rs o nw ill h a v eav e ry h a rds tru g glea g a in s t a na d v e rs e fa tea ll th ed ay so fh isM e . pro u da n dty ra n n ic a l to th o s eu n d e r h isa u th o r ity .Ife v il ra y sc o n c e n tra te th e re o n . s h a llo w m in d e da n dtho r o u g h ly u n fe e lin g . G e n e ra lly s p e a k in g . ta w nyo rb ro w nha ir. ris in gat b irth .B yt h e ir h ig h -m in d e dp re s en c e . atru l yfa ith fu l frie n da n dge n e ro u sfo e.F ro m ti m eim m e m o rial th efa ir g o d d e s so f n ig h th a sbe e n . larg ee y e s . H eisp rofu s einh is m a n n e r.e v enm in o re v ild ire c tio n s toth es u na n dm o o nc o m b in e d . W h e nt h es u nisafflic te da t b irth . th en a tu re o fw h ic hw il l b es im ilar toth a t of th ea ffli c tin gp la n ets .p rid e .h is in flu e n c eup o nth en a t iv e th ro u ghlife . g o o dfo rtu ne . s h a rp s ig h t. T H EM O O N ) T h es ym b o lic a la sp e c to fL u n a.fo ro nth is . r e p re s e n te db yfirm n e s sa n ds e lf e ste e m . A n dn oteth is : for p ro s p e rity a n ds u c c e ssinlife .u n le s sJ u p ite r o rV e nu sc a s tb e ne fic e n t ra y s. am b itio n . U p o nt h eP h y s ic a l P la n e .th en a tiv e w ill su ffe rm u c h inh e a lth . W h e nth es u na n dm o o na rea fflicte da tb irt h .b u t as u b m is s iv es y c op h a n t toh is s u p e rio rs ." T he ya rep ro uda n da m b it io u s . th e nth e n a tiv e ism e a n . th eS u nw h enris in ga t b irthg iv esap e rs o nof s tro n gfr a m e . c a n n o tb e d e ta il e d .

"w ho . fo rm a tiv ea ttrib u te so f th ea s t ra l lig h t. th e ysta n da sth ep o la ro p p o siteo f th o seo f th eS un . w es e eh e r ex p re s s e da s th ed iv in e Is is . th ee m b lem o f th eA n im aM u n d i.a ndo th e rs .2 6 0T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T v e n e rate da n dw o rs h ip e da stheu n iv e rs a l m o th e r.a ls o . It is .a ls o . th esta teo fs lum b e r a n dc ha n g e . inhe rd u a lc h ara c te r. s h ere p res e n tsth egra n din itiatrixo f th e s o u lin toth es u blim em y s te ri e so f th esp irit. c a nn e v e r b e p ro p e r lyu n d e rs too d . H e n c e .a n da ss u c h .w h ic ha r ee le c tric .w ec a n n o th e lp g ra n t in gto h e r th eh ig h e s tp o s iti o n .W ith ou t ac o m p le t ek n o w le d g eo fa s tro log ic a ls c ie nc e . th em y s te rie s o fg e sta tio n . s h erev e a lstou sh e r fo rc e sw h ic ha repu re lym a g n etic .A sIs is. th e re fo re . K a b b a l is tic a lly . "firs t d is c o ve re dth es ta rrytru th s th a ts h o n eu p o nth eg re a ts h e m a ia o f th e C h a ld ea nlo re . a n din h e rs e lfa lo n e . th em o o nw a sc a lle dA sh -n e m o rS he n im .v olu m e sm ig h t b ew ritte n re g a rd in g th is o rb .W h e nw ec o n sid e rh e rp rox im itytoou re a rth . th e re fo re .A s tro lo gya lo n e . c a u s e db yth ee b ba n dflo w o f th em a g n e t iclifec u r re n tsth ro ug h o u t e v e ry d e p a rtm e n t o fN a tu re ." s a y sB ulw e rL y tto n. D ia n a o f th eG re e k s . B u t.a n d th ea lte rn atep e rio d so fs te rilit ya n dfru it fu ln e s s . Inth ep oe tic a lc o n ce p tio no fth eH e b re w s . a sw e ll a sth era p idityo fh e r m o tio n . initsm ys tic a la p p li c a tio n. A s tro lo g ic a llyc on s id e re d . U p o n th e u n iv e rs a lc h a rt.h er in flu xb ec o m e se x c e ed in g lyp o ten ta s s h erec e iv e sa n d tra n s m itsto u sth ein te n s ifie dinflu e n c eo f th o s es ta rs a s p e c t in gh e r. T heM o o n . L u n ab e c om e stra n s fo rm e din totheA n g e lG a brie l. an dh e ra ffi n ity w ithi t. th e ya r ew o m a na n dm a n . . th ew eirdtru th sc o n c e a le db en e a thth eve il o f Is is.s h eisne ith e r fo rtun a ten o ru nfo rtu n a te .a r ea ll. Inth eir re la tio n toe a c ho the r. is th etru eke ytoth ef u n d a m e n ta l p rin c ip le so fO c c u ltism . Is iso f th eE g y p tia n s . th em o o n . S h e . th ec e le s ti a lv irg inof th ew o rld.T h es e c re to f th et id e s . th eM o o nre pre s e n tsth es o u lo f theg ra n dm a n. w h e nco n fig u rate dw itho th e ro rb s . T h eM o o n .m a yb ec a lle dt h eg re a ta stro lo g ic al m e d iu m o f th es k ie s . thefe m in in e fru c ti fy in gp rin c ip leof a ll th in g s. Th isk n o w le dg ew a s th es ub lim ea tta in m e n to f th es a g e s .H e r in flue n c eisp u re lyn e g a tive . re p re s e n ts th em o u ld ing ." C h a n d rao f theH in d o o s . s ta n d sa sth ere pre s e n ta tiv eo fm a tte r.a sa nac tiv ea g e n t ine v e rybra n c ho f ju d ic ia la s tro lo gy .h o w e v e r. U p o nth ee s ote ricp la n i s p h e re. th ew o m a n c lo th edw ithth es u n .o r w h e nv o idof th ec o n fi g u ra tio n sof th eS u nan d p la n e ts . ared is c o v e ra b leo n lybyac o m p re he n s io nof th ed iv ineg o d d e s so f o u rm id n igh ts k ie s .

.o f u ltim atein s a n ity. I f th em o o nb ed ig n ifieda tb irth . th e nth e s ea s p e c ts w ill t e n dra th e r to w a rd sm a k in gth ep e rso nd ip lo m a t ic .T h o s ed o m in a te db yh e r in flu xa rec h a n g ea b leinth eir n a tu re. w e reofte nb e n e fi c ia l. la c k inga n y th in ga n de v e ry th in gth a tm a yb ec a lle ds tro n ga n dd e c is iv e . w h e nu n a s sis te db yb en e v o le n t ray s . sh o u ldth em o o nb eill d ig n ifie dor e v illy a s p e c te d ." Ath o u s an dm y th sh av eb e e n e la b o ra te dre g a rdin g"th eflee t-fo o te dM e rc u ry .b ein gh a rm o n iou so rd is c ord a n ta c c o rd in gtoh e r re la tiv e p o s iti o ntoth esu na n dm a jo r p la n e ts . h e n c e .T h e s eas p e c ts a rea ls oas tro n g in d ic a tio n . U p o nt h eP h y s ic a l P la n e . c o n s e qu e n tly .e a s yd isp o s itio n . s u b m is s ivea n dv e ryi n o ffe n s iv e . he n c e . s h eren d e rsth ena tiv em o rer e fin e d . a n dp o in ts o u ts te rli n ga b ility . th en a tiv et h e nb o rnw i ll b eas h allo w -m in d e d. th eM oo n .S h o u lds hea ls ob ew e ll a s p e c ted . th e in flu e n c eof th eM o o n isc o n v e rti b le inits n a tu re .a rt is ticta s tes .T H EN AT U R EA N D IN F L U E N C EO FTH ES T A R S2 61 U p o nt h eIn te lle ctu a lP la n e . a n dv o id o fp ro p e r b u s in e s s fo re s ig h t. G e n e rally ." In th efe rtil eim a g in a tio n so f th ee a rl yG re e k s .S h ec o n tro lst h elo w e r fo rm so f th ed o m es ticq u a liti e s . thes p irit o f M e rc u ryw ase v e ro nt h ea le rt tom a nife s t itspo w e rs .O nth ec o n tra ry . im p ro v id e n t. ro u n dfa cea n dg re ye y e s . L u n ag o v e rnsth ep h y s ic a ls e n s e s .s u c hapo s i tio nw ill c o n fe r re fin e d . th ef o re h e a d w id ebu tn o th ig h. T H EP LA N E TM E R C U R Yg Inits s y m b o lic a l a s p e c t. If th eh o ro s co p eb eas t ro n go n e ino the r re s p e c ts. an dg o o d a b ilit ie s . te m p e ra m e nt p h le g m a ti c . Ina d d iti o ntoth ei n d iffe re n t d is p o s itio na b o v e m e n tion e d .s lo th ful. T h e yareg iv e nto ro a m in ga b ou t. a n dto ag re a te xte n t th ea n im a lp a s s io nsa ls o . p ro n e tod is s ip a ti o n . V e ryg re a t c o n s id e ra t io nisn e c es s a ryu p o n th e s e c o n fli c tin gp o in ts .a n dc o u rte o u s .w in g sw e rep la c e du p o nh ishe a da n dfe et. It s e em sth a t th ec e n tra l ide ao f th e s ea n c ie n ts w a sto ty p ifyo r e x p re s sinex te rn a l fo rm th ere s tl e s sa c tiv it ie so f th e m e rc u r ia lm in d . th a nh e o th e rw is ew o u ldbe . M a g n e tic a l ly . th e ir od y lic s p h e re isp u re ly m e d iu m is tic .e n ga g in g . fa ir o rp a l ec o m p le x io n. e v il c h a ra cte r. th ep la n e tM e rc u ryw a sm os tp ro m in e nt a s"them e s s e n g e r o f th eg o d s.w h e nrisin g .u s u a ll yp ro d u c e s am e d iu m -s iz e d b o d y .L u n ana tiv e sm a ybes a idtobera th e r ind iffe re n t ch a ra c te rs . o rc o n sta n tlym o v in gth e ir res id e n c e fro m on ep la c eto a n o th e r.a n dth e lo w e rg ro upo f in te ll e c tu a l fa c u lt ie s . th eyb e c o m eina c tiv ea n dd re a m y .H isac tio n sth o ug hs o m e tim esm is c h ie v ou s .

th eg o v ern m e n to fm an 'sin te llec tu a ln a tu re . h o w e v e r.a sa w h o le . if c o n fig u re dw ithth eM o o n . t h ec o n s te ll a tio no fM erc u ry .A n yfa n cifu l s y s te mw o u ldh a v ea ttrib u te ds u c ha nim po rta n tg ro upo fm e n ta l q u a lit ie stoth eS u n .T h eo ra to ric a lp ow e rsa reli k e w is e ru le db yth isp lan e t. th ep e rs onw ill p o s se s sav iv id im a g in a tio nan dre te n tivem e m o ry .a n d th e re s tles se n e rg y . a n dp o s s e ssre m a rk a b l ep e n e tra ti v e p o w e r.w itty . s c ie n tific . T h ee x p e rie n c eo f th e a n c ie nts . thep la n e tM erc u ryis tru ly th eg e n iu so fw is d o m ." fo r e n e rg y . an dg o v e rn s th ew h o leof th o s em e nta l q u a lit ie sd e n o m ina te dp e rc e p t iv e . W es e e . T h e ya repro fo u n din v es tig a to rsof a ll th o s es c ie n c e st h a ta id inth ep ro m o tio no fc o m m e rc e .S u c hapo s itio n .N os y s te m o fm e rehu m a nin v e n t io nw o u ldha v ed e d ic a te d toa na lm o s t in v is ib les ta r. c o m m e rc ia l en te rp ris e .2 6 2T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T K a b b a l is tic a lly . re p re se n tsth ep o w e ro fs ig h t w ith inth eg ra n db o d yo f th e c e le s t ia lm a n . a n dth eab ilitytos ee .a n d th e re fo re .a nda ls ob eno te dfo rm en ta lc a p a c i tya n d p o w e r o fp e rs u a s io n . . s a rc a s tic .o r tot h elo rd lyJu p ite r. "g e tu pan dg e t. inte lle c t.M e rcu ryb e c o m e s tra n s fo rm e d in toth ean g e licR a p ha e l. thein flu xo f M e rc u ryis m e n ta la n d re s tles s . a n dit is u p o nth ee xp e rie n c eo f a g e s . the re fo re . th a tth etru th sof a s tro lo g ya refo u n d e d. th ep la n e tM e rc u rys ig nifie sp e rc ep tio n . a ndim p u d e n c e. th ele a s t an dm o s t in sig n ific a n t o fa ll p rim a ry p la n e ts . T h eq ua litie so f M e rc u rym a yb ew e ll e x pre s s e db yt h eA m e ric a n p h ra s e.h o w e v e r. a n dth er u le sm a d ef o r th e ir a p p lica tio n . c o n s ti tu tet h ec h ie fc ha ra c te ris ticso f th ep ure lyM e rc u r ia ln a tiv e . U p o nt h eIn te lle ctu a lP la n e .p e rc e iv ea n dre a s o n. s h o w e dth em th a t. U p o nth ee s o te ric p la n isp h e re . T h o s edo m in a te db y itsin flu xa rein g e n io u s . in v e n t iv e .T h eU n ite dS ta te s . T h e reis n o th ingto oh o t or to oh e a v y fo rh isin ge n u ity . A s tro lo g ic a llyc on s id e re d . a reru le db yG e m in i. U p o nt h eP h y s ic a l P la n e .M e rcu ryru le st h eb ra ina ndto n g u e .n o r isth e rean y th in g to og re a t fo rh is fe rtileb raintoa c c o m p lis h . It isth ea c ti v ep o w e ro f s e lf-c o n s cio u s n e s sw i th inh u m a n ity. W h e nstro n g lyp lac e da tb irth. o f th e ty p ic al A m e ric a na rew e ll e x pre s s e db yt h es in g u la r in flu e n c eo fh is p a tro ns ta r. n e i th e r th eS unn o rJ u p it e r p o s s e ss e da n ys u chin flu e n c e . th eg en iu so fw isd o m a n da rt. a n ds c h e m inga b ilitie s. tha t th ee s o te ric fo rc e so f th iso r ba reth o s ew h ic hte n d toe le v a te m a n k in dfrom th e a n im a l p la n e sto th o s eo f th eh u m a n .

w e ll c u t fe a tu resa n dc o n fi d e n tlo o k . T h ea nc ie n tG re e k sa ls ore p res e n te dh e r a sA p h ro d it e . A s tro lo g ic a llyc on s id e re d . I nth isc h a ra c te rw eb eh o ldh e rp ow e rso f tra n s fo rm a tio n .s tro n gbu ts le n d e r fra m e . Ph y s ic a lly . is th a to f li te ra ry a b ilit y .A n ae l re p re s e n t sth es a m e flu idina ctio n . a n dth ep ra c tic a lw h e na b o v e . p rin c eo f th ea s t ra l lig h t. U p o nt h ee s o te ric p la n is p h e re.s h arpp ie rc in ge y e s . th ew id ew o rldo v e r. fe m inin ep o rtio no f th eh u m a nc o n s titutio n ." AsIs isre p re s e n ts th ea stra l flu id inas ta teof re s t.A ll s u c hn a tiv e sp o ss e s sg e n u ineta le n t in th isd ire ctio n . V e n u sb e co m e sth ec ele s tia lA n ae l. an dth e re fo re .p ro u dL u c ife r.h ec o nfe rsam o re e x te rn a lin flu e n c ea ndp ro d u c e so ra to rs . th eM oo na n dV e n usfo rm th eka b b a lis tic s y m b o lsfo r th etw om od e s o fm o t io nw ith in th es o u lo f th eu n iv e rse . th ep la ne tV e n u s h a sb ee nv e n e ra ted .b u t if a b o v eth e h o riz ona n dd ig n i fie d . n o n eo f th es ta rs o fh e av e nc a nc o m p a rew iththeb rillia n cea n dg lo ry o fV e n u sw h e n s h es hin e sa sth eh e ra ldo f da y . h ein clin e sth ena tiv etom y stic a la n dO c c u lt s tu d ie s . T H EP LA N E TV E N U S$ Inh e r m y th o lo g ica la n ds y m b olic a la s p e ct. It m a y . w e a ringth eh o rn so fh e rs a c re dB u ll. h ew ill p ro d u c ealiar a n da nu np rin c ip le d .a n da t th es a m eti m eb e a fflicte db yM a rs. re p re s e ntsth e s e n s eo f fe e lin gw ith ine m b o die dh u m a n it y . p reg n a n t (b yt h eH o lyG h os t) w iththe th in g sT O B E . K a b b a l is tic a lly . It c o n s eq u e n tlye x pre s s e s th ec l in g in g .s ta te s m e na n d te a c h e rs . Sh o u ldM e rc uryb eill dig n ifie d a n dv oido f th ego o da s p e c ts o fo th e ro rb s . inh e rd u al c h a ra c te r o f L o v ean dW is d o m . th in lip s . thep la n e tV en u sm a yb es a idtore pre - . th ep la n e t Ve n u ss ig n if ie sth eL o vee le m e n tw ith in th es ou l.T h ec om p le x io nd e pe n d su p o nt h eR a c e . T h eb rig h t sta ro f th em o rn in g .A sth eg o d d e s so f L o v es h eis e q u a lly p ro m ine n t.y ield in g . th ea s c e n d a n t a tb irth . an dth e"c o n se rv a tio no f fo rc e s .th e re fo re . in c a p a b le o fa tta in ingo ra p p re cia tin gth eh ig h e rm e n ta la n d m o ra l s ta n d a rd s .T H EN AT U R EA N D IN F L U E N C EO FTH ES T A R S2 63 w ill giv ea nu n w ea ry in gfa n c ya n ds tro n glyin c lin e th em in dtow a rd s th ec urio u sa n dO c c u lt s id eof N a tu re . M e rc u r yg iv e sam e d iu m s ta tu re . If s tro n go r w e ll a s p e cte d .O n eo f th ech ie fa ttribu te so f th ispla n e t. w h e nw e ll p la c e da b o v eth eh o riz o n . o f th eg ra n da rc h e ty p a lm a n . w a stheh a rb in g e r a n dg e n iu so fw is d o m . a n dtru ly .T h e refo re .a n db elo w th eh o r iz o n . bes a fe lys a i dth a tM e rcu ryc o n fe rs th eid e a l w h e n b e lo w .e x c ee d in g ly a c tiv e . s h u fflin g n a tu re. T au ru s .

th e ya ren ea ta n da rti s ticinth eir d re s s a n dp ers o n a la p p ea ra n c e . b rig h ts pa rk lin gw ick e d e y e s .B a lls . s e n ti m e n ts . p o s s e s sa lm o s t irre s istib lea ttrac tio ntotho s eb o rnu nd e rh e r in flu en c e . U p o nt h eIn te lle ctu a lP la n e . a n dp o e try . "T h ege n e ra l d is p o sitio nd e rive dfro m V e n usisth a t of m ild n e s sa n dg e n u in eg o o d n a tu re. co n c e rts .a n dg ra n dd is pla y .a n dm u s ic a l. a rtis ti c .W o m e nb o rnw ith V e n u sinthe a s c e n da n tg e n e ra l lyd is p la yt h em o s ta m ia b le . if ill d ig n ifie d . U p o nt h eP h y s ic a l P la n e . If a ff lic te dina fe m in in eh oro s c o p e . a n d . a t thes a m e tim e . kin da n dc h a r ita b led is po s itio n . th em alen a tiv ew ill o fte nfi n dh im s e lf ina w k w a rd a ffa irs . V e n u sc o n tr o lsth eh igh e rg ro u pof th ed om e s ticq u a l itie s . Afrien d lya s p e c t o fS a tu rn ins u c h c a s e sw o u ldd om uc hto w a rd sco o lin ga n ds te a d y in gt h en a tiv e 's c h a ra cte ra n din du c in gre fle ctio n . T h o s ed o m in a te db yh e r in flu xe x ce l inm u s ic.s h ei n d u c e sas t ro n gp re d il e c tio nfo r s o c ie ty .m u s ic . th e yla c kt ru em o ra lp ow e r. . h a n d s o m efea tu re sa n dbe a u tifu l form .M end o m in a te db y th isi n flu xa realw a y sg re a t fa v o rite sw ithth efa i rs e x .e le ga n t inth e i rh o m e sa n dg e n e ra lly a s v irtu ou sa sth e ya reb e a u tiful.h e n c e th ep o s itio no fV e n u si sv e ryim p orta n t.d ra w in g . w h enV e n u s isn o t p ro te c te db yh a rm o n io usra y s . a n dw il l o n lya d d th a t th ec ha n c e s tod ow ro n ga rem u ltip lie db y ap re p o s s es s in ge x te rn a lis m . a n dinc lin e stoda n c in g . a n dw h a tev e rd e fe c ts m a yfa ll to th elo to f th en a tiv e. a rt. th en a tiv eb e c o m e s"u n fo rtun a te "a n dsu ffe rsfro mth elo s s o fv ir tu e . e tc . H e n c e .w h e nV e n u sh a sc h ie fd o m inio no v e r th em in do f th ena tiv e .a n dals oth eid ea l. If w e lla s p e c te d . T h e yareg u id e di m p u ls iv e ly b y th e ir s e n tim e n ts .T h ep le a s u re so f s o c ie ty a ree sp e c ia llyg ov e rn e db yV en u s .a ndis lia b le tofa ll intoin te m p e ran c e . an dd e s ire s .b u t th e ya re th o ro ug h lyd e fic ie n t infirm ne s sa n ds e l f-c o n tro l.w itty . of fa ir c le a r c o m p le x io n.a ndre c e p tio n s .2 6 4T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T s e n tm irth . " Inth isw efu llyc o n cu r. jo y . It h a sbe e ntru lysa id .S h eals oc o n fe rs ag o o d h u m o red . th ed a n g e ro f be in g m is le db yfla tte r ya n ds e n tim e n ta ln o n s en s eisv e ry g re a t. th e y a res eld o m g re a t o n e s . a n dc o n v iv iality .e n g a gin ga n dfa sc in a tin g q u a lit ie s . th a nc on s titu tio n al w ic k e d n e sso r ad e s i retod o w ro n g .a sthein flu xinc lin e sth o seu n d e rh e r ru let op le a s u re -s e e k in g . p a s s io n s . a n db ec o m en o te d fo r th e ir refin e da c c o m p lis h m e n ts .T h eya reo f m e d iu ms ta tu re . R e a s o nis c o n s p ic u o u sb yits a b s e n cew h e nth e i rd e s ire sa r ea ro u s e d .w i th o u ts tro ngc o u n te r a c tin g ra y s . B u t.a n da r em o reth e re s u ltso f w e a k n e s sa nda s tro n ga n im a ln a tu re . p a rtie s .

H e n c eM a rs . an dp o te n tw ill. th esp irit o fc rue lty . a n disn e ve rs oh a p p ya sw h e nth oro u g h lye n ga g e dinv a n q u is h in gh iso p p on e n t. H eisalw a y sfig h t in gs o m eo ne .a ndth e re fo re . M a rsb e c om e stra n s form e din tot h e a n g e l S a m a e l (Z a m a e l).T h eg re a te s tg lo ry. A ssu c h .b lo o ds h e d . toh a ved o m in io nov e r th ep o w e rso fa b s orp tio na n d a s s im i la tio n . is th ere c o rd o f b rilli a n tv ic to ri e sw ithv e ry. A llM a rtia lm e n .th ec h ie fs igno fM a rs .u n tiring . it re p re s e n tsth ep o w e ra n dab ilitytoap p re c ia te th eh ig h e r. a n d th e re fo re . w a se n jo y edb yth e g re a tes tw a rrio r. e n e rg y .o fa l l th eg o d s .a n dp os s e s sa nu nc o n q u e ra ble .W ith o u t as pic eo f th is o rba ll m enw o u ld b es h i ftle s s .a n dof in d is c rim in a te d e s truc tio n . M a rsre p re se n tsth es pirit o fe n te r p ris e .W eh a v ea d ire c t re fe re n c etot h ee x p re s s io no f th e s em a rtia l fo rc e sinre fe re n c etoth ep h y s ic a l se n s a tio n si nth eN e w T e s ta m e n t. w h e re i na res h o w n th eh ig h e st a ttrib u teso f th issp irit. w a sth eo b je c t o fd ivin eh o n o rs inth ee y e so f th ea n c ie n tw o rld . v e ryfe wre v e rs e s .T h e tru es o no f M a rsisage n u in ep u g i lis to f th e firs t w a te r.w h of o rg e dth ethu n d e rb o lts o fJ o v e . A s tro lo g ic a llyc on s id e re d .T hisin d ic a testh e ru leof M a rso v e r iro n .N ob ette rs u b je c t fo rs tu d yc a nb efo u ndtoillu s t ra te M a rs . b yo u rn o r th e rn a n c e s to rs .T h o s ed o m in a te dbyth eM a rti a l in flu xa rem e c h a nic a l inth eh ig h e s td e gre e .E n g lan disru le db y th es ig nA rie s . fo r to -m o rro w w ed ie . U p o nt h eIn te lle ctu a lP la n e . re p re s e n te d th eg odo fw a r.s te e l .T H EN AT U R EA N D IN F L U E N C EO FTH ES T A R S2 65 T H EP LA N E TM A R S$ T h ispla n e t. a n dm o reeth e re a le s se n c e so f thelifew a v e.e ff e m in a tec o w ard s . i nitss y m b olic a la s p e ct. inth e ir ru d etim e s . Aty p eo f th isq ue s tio n a b le s p irit o f en te rp ris e m a yb e fo u n dint h eh is to ryof G re a tB ri ta in . th ep la n e tM a rss ig n ifi e sa lim e n ti v e n e s sw ithin th eg ra n dm a n . v iz ." U p o nt h ee s o te ric p la n is p h e re.e n e rg y . inh is a s tra l e x p re ss io n . inh isu n iv e rs a lc h a ra c te r. d rin ka n db em e rr y . th a nJ o h nBu ll. K a b b a l is tic a lly . fin e r. fire .M arsty p ifie sa n de m b o d ie s .: "e a t. re p re s e n ts th es e n s eo f ta s tein th e h u m a nc o n s titu tion .M a rs s ig n ifie sa ll th o s ew h oa reinan y w a ye ng a g e dinthep ro d u c tio no f iro na nds te e l.th ec e le s tial b la c k sm ith .a n de d g e dto o ls . H ew a sa ls osy m b o liz e dasV u lc a n . U p o nt h eP h y s ic a l P la n e . o f all o th e rs . M a rss e e m s toh a v e b e e nt h em o s ts inc e re lyw o rs hip e d . a n dth ety pic a lE n g lish m a nis aM a rs m a n .a n dh is p a s t h is to r yfo r ath ou s a n dy e a rs u p o nla n dan ds e a .a ndc o u ra g e .

2 6 6T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T p re fe r s o m eb u s ine s sw h e res ha rpin s tru m e n ts . rud d y c o m p lex io n . re p re s e n tsth ep o w e ro fs ce n t o rs m ell w ith int h eb o d yo f hu m a n ity . w efin dth em a s p o la r o p p o s ite s . Lo c a te d inth e1 0 th . a n dthefo rm e r li k eara g in g fe v e r. J u p ite rb e co m e s tra n s fo rm e din to th ec e le s tial Z a c h a rie l o rZ a d k ie l. W h e n w ec o m p a reth en ativ eo fM a rs w ithth a t o fS a tu rn . afie r ylo o k .S u c ha p e rs o nn e v e rb e c om e sw e a lth y .a re id e n tic a l. K a b b a l is tic a lly . a n dy et w ith a l.d ep e n du p o ni t. th ec ele s tia l fa th e ro fa ll.s qu a res e t jaw . iro no r firea re u s e d . a sin th ec a s eo f b u tc h e rs . h e a d s t ro n g . ba rb e rs . m a n ly . w efin dJ u pite ru n iv e rs a llyre c o gn iz e d a m o n g th ea n c ie n t G re e k sa sJo v e .w e ll m ad eb o d y .a n dg iv e stot h en a tiv ea d a u n tle s s . it c a u s e st h en a tiv e tob e co m eim p ro v id e n ta n dto s p e n dm o n e y th o u g h tle ss ly .b o ldd e te rm in e dlo ok . fu riou sinte m p e r. q u a rre ls o m ete m p e r. it s ig n if ie sth ep ri n c ip le sa n dp h ilo s o p h yo fa rb itra t io n .b lac k s m ith s . it n e ve r fa ilsto c a u s eth en a tiv em u c h s u ffe r in gfro m s la n d e ra n dc on s e q u e n td etrim e n to f c h a ra c te r." B o th c o n c e p tio n s . a n dinres p e c tsc ru el a n dd e s tr u c tiv e . It isth es e ns eb ym e a n so f w h ic h th ed e v e lo pe ds o u lp e rce iv e sa n dpa rta k e sth e fin e ra ro m a tic e s s e n ce so fN a tu re . T h eg e n e ra l d e s c rip tio no f atru eM a rsm a nis s o m e w ha ta sfo llow s .p ie rcin ge y e s . U n d e r th erem o te rA ry a ns y m b o lis m . a p p e a ra n c e.h o u seo rm id -h e av e n . it a lw a y s im p a rtsa c e rta ink indo f ru d d ine s s . a n dfo n d o fg o odc o m p a n y . T hec o lo ro f th eh a ir is v a ria b le . N om a tte rw h oor w h a t th e ym a y b e . In th erud ec o n c e p ti o n so f th eha rd ys o n sof th en o rth. t h e ya reg e n ero u stoe x ce s sw iththe ir frie n d s. y o uw ill a lw a y sfin d th en a tiv eo fM a rsfi e ry . It th e re fo re . b u t it h a sg en e ra llyaf ie rytin g e . In th isc a p a city .a n dth u s re p re s e n ts th eim p a rti a ls p irit o f d is in te re ste d n e s s . lin g e ri n gc o n s u m p t iv ed is e a s e.e ith e r u p o nt h efa c eo r h a ir. w es e ethep la n e t J u p iter d e p ic te da sT h o r. etc . T H EP LA N E TJ U P IT ER U U n d e r itss y m b o li c a la s p e c t.U p o nth ee s o te ricp la n is p h e re . th ep erfe c t .W h e nthep la n e t isrisin ga tb irt h . th ed a yo v er w h ic hth ep la n e tw a s s u p p o se dtoru le . T h ela tte r i slik eas lo w . b u ta lw a y s liv e su phism e a n s . s tron g .m e d iu m he ig h t.a n d q u ic k . from w h ic hc o m e sth es a x onT h o rs -d a ya n d th em od e rnE n g lishT h u rs d a y . th ep la n e t Ju p ite rs ig nifie se th e re a la b s o rp t io n w ith in th eg ra n dm a n . w efin dit re p re s e n te da sth e"A l l fa th e r o fH e av e n . If lo c a te d inth es e co n da n g le . G re e ka n dA ry a n .

am ix tu reo f th e fa th e r.L o c a te d inth e2 n d . w ill fo rg iveh im o n c eo r tw ic e b e fo re p u n is h in gh im . W h e nth e ye rr.c o m m a nd in g p re s e nc e .D ig n i fie dinth e1 0 th . m an ly . T h e reis s o m e th in gt ru ly ro y a l inth isp lan e t'sin flu en c e . U p o nt h eP h y s ic a l P la n e .H es ig n ifie s a ll tha t istru ly g o o da n dc ha rita b lein h u m a nlife. a n df a ith fu l.o fte nb e c o m e sth ev ic tim o fo the rs 's c h e m esa n dd u p licity .s tro n g l yg iv e ntor e lig io na n dm o ra ls e n t im e n ts .w h e re m o ra lity .h o u se . w ea refr e q u e n tly re m in de do f th is p la n e tb ytheK a b b a lis t ic a lw rite rs . h eta k e se ve rym a nto b eh o n e s t un til h eis p ro v e n tob e aro g u e . J u p ite rs ign ifie sth eh ig h e rm o ral n a tu re. it is a lw a y so nt h es id eo f m e rc y .a n dg e n e ra lly s p e a k in g . a t th e s a m et im ek in da nds y m p a th e ti c .A s s y m b o l ic a lo f th ea ttrib u te so fe th e re a l a b s o rp tio n. g en e ro u s . U p o nt h eIn te lle ctu a lP la n e .T h en a t iv eiss o b e r a n dg ra v e inh iss p e ec h .J u p i te rm a yb ec a lle dth eg re a te r fo r tu n e . p a t ria rc h . H isa c tionistru ly n o b le .U tte rlyin c ap a b leo fp ra c tic in gfr a u dh im s e lf.a n d k in g .w h ic he ntitleth e mtob eju d g eso f th e p e o p le. h o u s e . S u c hn a tiv esd om u c hto re d e e m m a nk in dfro m th e ir g e n e ral d e p ra vity .w h ichth e yfill w ith . u p o n th einte lle c tu a l p la n e .a ndw h e nth is isp ro v e d . a n d n e x t t oS a tu rnthem o s tp o te nt p la n e t in o u rs o la r s y s te m .a n d isth ea u tho ro fa ll no b lea n d c h a rit a b lein s tit u tio n sa n den te rp ris e s . w h e nw es a yth a t. fa r re m o v edfro m th esh e e p is htim id ityo fS atu rn . h en e v e rs us p e c tsit in o th e rs .o r theim p u d e n t fo rw a rd n e sso fM a rs .S u c hp e rs o n sa lw a y sa tta in u n tove ryim p o rtan ta n dre s p on s ib lep o s i tio n s .h en c e . T h o s ed o m in a te db yh i sin flu x e x p re ssth eh ig h es t fo rm o f hu m a nn a tu re. H iss o u l isb rim m in g fu ll of h o n e s tg oo dn a tu re . thep la n e tJ up ite r isthela rg e s t. Th eg e n u in es o no fJ u p i te r fillst h e a tm o s ph e rea ro u n dh im w ithg en ia lw a rm th.T h ispla n e t'sn a tu res u g g e s t sits e lf. A s tro lo g ic a llyc on s id e re d . w h e nheru le so v er an a tiv ity. th e yp o s s e s sr a req u a liti e so f ju s tice .T H EN AT U R EA N D IN F L U E N C EO FTH ES T A R S2 67 a d ju s tm e n to fe q uilib riu m b y th ew ith d raw a lo fd is tu rb in gfo rce s . afines e n s eo f d is c rim in a t io n . a n d a s p iri n g . ho n e s t. w h oin tim ateth a t "asw e e ts m e lli n gs a v o r" w a sa c c e p ta bleto th eL ordd u rin gt h es a c re dri te so f th e te m p les e rvic e .h e n c e .T h e re w ill a lw a y sb efo u n din th en a tiv eso fJ u p iter. p ru d en t.h e b rin g sg re a tw e a l thtoth en ativ e . in te g rity . h em a k e sthe n a tiv es in c e re . th eh u m a nita ria nq u a l itie s .o f th ebo o k so f M o s e s .a n dw e ll a s p e cte d .a ll th at c a nb ed e sire d . If w e ll d ig n ifie d . H eg iv e s as o b e r. a n dfa ith ful s e rv iceisre q u ir e d .b u t. libe ra l.h e c o n fe r sth eh ig h es th o n o ru p onth en a tive .

h e a ring . th ep la n e t Sa tu rns ig n i fie ss ile n t m e d ita tio n. th e nh isn atu reisg rea tlya lte red . w efin dit s y m b o liz e di nth eT a ro t . isd o ub tle s s .b ut a th e a rt. Ino rd e r tom e d ita te . co n fe rsg re at m a tri m o n ia l fe lic ity .T his p la n e t 'sp o s itio n. It i sc o m p o s e dof A s h -s h e b . h o u s e .B u t.s c h em in gh y p o c rite . th u se x pre s s in gth es y m b o lo fth isp la n e t. sp h e re .s an g u in ec o m ple x io na n db ro w nh a ir. inth ellth .M e d ita ti o nisb u t thelis te n in go f th em indtoth eins p ira tio n s o f th es o u l. inthe 5 th . W iththe a n c ie nt G re e k sh ew a sk n o w nasK ro n o s . u n a fflic tedinth e7 th . re p re se n tsth es e ns e sa n dp o w e rso fh e a r in g . lis te nin g . T H EP LA N E TS A T U R N> ? O ldF ath e rT im e . w ith in th ec o n s ti tu tio no fh um a n ity . T h eJ up ite rm a ni sg e n e ra lly ata ll. I t isinth i ss e n s e . h e n c eliste n in g .g re a t g a ina n db en e fit th ro ug hh iso ffsp rin g . A s tro lo g ic a llyc on s id e re d .S a tu rn b e c o m e sth ea n g e l C a s s iel. aw o lf in s h e e p 'sc lo th in g . w ithh iss k ele to n -lik e fo rm a n dd ea th lys c y the . w h e n J u p iter isa fflicte da n dill d ig n ifie d .a n dh on o r toth o sew h op ro m oteth e m .H eish ollo w . th em ys tic a l s ig n if ic a n c eo fth eK a b b a lis t ic a lc o n c e ptio no f th i so rb . h e n c e . T h en ativ eisg e ne ra llyap rete n d e r toall th e s en ob leq u a liti e s . K a b b a l is tic a lly . It a ls op re s e n ts tou s th eo c c u lt s id eo fa ll th e o lo g ic a l m y s te rie s .d ig n ifiedp e rs o n .W es e e . th u st y p ify in ge te rn a lc h a n g eo f fo rm . th e rem u s t b es ile n c e. th a t. fa i th fu la n dpo w e rfu l fri e n d s .a ssile n tm e d i ta tio n.e tc . a n d th u sco rre s p o n d s toth ea u ricu la ra ttribu te so f th eg ra n dm a n . as y s te mw o rth yo f gre a te r a tte n t io nth a ns ee m stob ep aidtoit b ym o d e rns tud e n tso fo cc u lt s c ie n ce . g e n e ro u s lo o k ing . a n dth esy m b o lo fd ea thinth eo th e r.2 6 8T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T d ig n it ytoth e m s elv e s .H e e x te rna llys im u late sth e m . a n d th e re fo re . Th isis . th em e d ie v a l c o n c e ptio no f th i sp la n e ta s th eis o la tedh e rm it.S a tu rnw a sc a lle dSh e b o . thep la n e tS atu rnm a yb e tru th fu lly s a idt ob eth em os tp o te n ta ndm a lig n a n t o fa ll th ep la n e ts . U p o n th ee s o te ri cp la n is p h ere .h o u s e .. th e re fo re .H eis th eju d g ew h ore n d e rs h is o p in iona c c o rd in g toth ep rice . an a m eth a t litera lly m e a n ss e v e n . h eisas ha llo w .T hisiso n eof th e m a n yf o rm sa s s u m edb yS a tu rn inh iss y m bo lic a la s p ec t. ho u s e . ra th e r fle s h y .a n d fu n c tio n . afrau da n das ha m . w e llm a d e .w e llk n o w ntom o s to fo u r re a d e rs . Am o n g th ea nc ie n tH e b rew s . th eg e n iu so f re fle ctio ninth ea s tra l ligh t. ho ld in gth ec y c leo fn ec e s s ityan de te rn ity ino n eh a n d. w h ic hm e a nsth es ta r o f o lda ge .

th en a tiv em a ye x p e c t am is e ra b le lifew h e nh em a rrie s .T h eh o ro s c o p e so fN a p o le o nI an dN a p o le o n III a res ple n d id e x a m p le so f th is p o s itio n . re se rv e d . th eya re s tu d iou s . n in e -t e n th so f theillso fh um a nlifea r ed u etothem a lig n a n t ra y so f M a rsan dS a tu rnco m b in e d . co u n te ra c ts th is . th eo n lyg o o dt h a tS a tu rn c a nd o .a n dt h ew h o leo f th ere fle ctiv eq u a lit ie s .b e ca u s ea lm o s t e v e rya s p ec ta n d p o s iti o no f th is p la n e t israth e rm o reof am is fo rt u n eth a na b le s s in g .c o n s e qu e n tly . T h e yex p re s sth eh ig h e s t fo rmo f re fle c t io n .T h o s e d o m in ate db yh is in flu xa rer e tire d .W h e nSa tu rnise xa c tlyu p o n th e z e n ith a n da fflictin gth es u na n dm o o n .M a rsco m e slik e ath u nd e rc la p . Inn a tu reit isco lda n ds e lf is h . th eh e rm i t isatru e ty p eo f thisp la n e t's a c tio n . inw h ic hh isin fl u xu n d e rm ine sth e v ita li tyo f th eph y s ic a lo rg an is m o f th os eit a ffli c ts .W h e nap e rs onc a nc la imth e s e fa v o rs.s lo wins p e e c ha n da c tio n .a n dg e n e ra llyp ro d u c e saw ea kc irc u la t io n .a ndd ie dine xile . ag o o dh alf o f o u rw orld 'ss u fferin gisd u e toth ea c ti o no f th is p la n e t. it b rin g sultim a teru i na n d d is g rac e .T h ech ie f th in g ton o teis w h e th e r th ep la n e t isw e ll a s p e c tedo rd ig n if ie d .H is n a tu re iss low a n dp a tien t. h eise x ce e d in g lyfo r tu n a te .B othw e reb o r nw ithS a turninth eM . T h e yg e n era llyte n d toe x - c lu s ive n e s s .u n le s so n eo f th eh oro s c o p e s .a n dse ld o m m a k e s am is ta k e .s c ie n ti fica n dc lo sere a s o n e rs.c o ol th ep a s s io n s . If lo c ate dinth em id -h e a v e n . h o u s e .a n dm ak eth en a ti v es e lfis h a n dc are fu lo fh i se s p e c ia lin te re s ts . it m a k e st h ep e rs o nt im id a n dm is e rly . es p e c ia llythew ife 's . U p o nt h eIn te lle ctu a lP la n e .B u tS atu rnise x ac tlyth erev e rs e . a n d infa c t.A t le a s t .S a turnisth erev e rs e .a n dis v e rya p t t oc re a tea m is e rlyd is p o s iti o n . S a tu rng o v ern sth eh igh e rg ro u pof th es elfis hs e n ti m e n ts .a ndg iv e se v e r yo n etou nd e rs ta n dtha t th e reis s o m e th in gd e c id e d lyw ro n g . a n dv erys e ld o m in d e e disg uiltyo fp rem e d i ta te dw ro n g .h o u s e.a ndth e ns u ff e re d fro m dis g ra c e . (m idcu s p )a n db otha tta in e d toh e ig h ts o f fa m e . If in th e7 th . th ec h ild re no f th ena tiv es e ld om liv e . th ec h ildt h e nb o rnw i ll n o t liv et w e lv em o n ths . W h e n inth e5 th . T h e yex c e l ina ll O c c u lt s tu die s .H et h in k so v e r a ll h isp lan sv e ry c a re fullyb e fo re h ea tte m p ts top u t th e min toe x e c utio n .C .M a r sc o m m itscrim einapa s s io n a te a n du nth in k in gm an n e r. U p o nt h eP h y s ic a l P la n e . c u n n in ga n ds te a lthy .h e n ce . If inth ea s c e n d a n t.a s th eim p e rc e p tib le. If .T H EN AT U R EA N D IN F L U E N C EO FTH ES T A R S2 69 n o ts om u c ho na cc o u n to f th em a rk e dc h ara c te ro f hisin flu e n ce . s u b tlem a nn e r. is to s tre n gth e nth em en ta lity .

c us to m s .T h ea g e isn o ty e t r ip efo rh is in flu e n c e . a n d in c lin e dt om e l a n c h o ly . C o m p a ra tive lyfe w p o s s e ssth en e c e ss a rye th e re aliz a tio no f "b ra ins tuff" fo r th i sp la n e t to fu lly e x p re s sh is a c tio n . a n do pin io n so f "s o c ie ty . B u t.s m all.c o m m e n c esth efirs t s e rie so f ah ig h er ro u n do r cy c leo fc e le s tia l in fl u e n c e .T h isfac tm u s tb ec a re fu llyno te d .T h ison lya d d s fu rth er p ro o f. intre p ids p iri t a c tsw ith p e rfe c t ind e p e n d e n c e .a n dw il l n o w a d dano u tlin evie w o f th etw ore m a in in go rb s . c o n s e qu e n tly . e x c e p t inr a rein s ta n c es .b o thb elo n gtoahig h e r o c ta v e. s p a re . Ag re a tn u m b e r o fo th e rw iseto le ra b ly g o o d a rtis t so fa s tra l s c ie n c e .a n dv ic ev e rs a . s h a rpe ye sa n db la ckh a ir.U ra n usa n dN e p tun e . U n d e r th e s ec irc u m s ta n ce s . if th a tw e rene c e s s a ry . h ew ill ac ta sa b e n e fi c .th a t th ea g e isn o ty e t rip efo r th efull a c tio nof th isw e ird a n de c c e n t rico rb ." C on s e q u e n tly . T h en a tiveo fS a tu rn isath in .2 7 0T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T s u c hi sth ec a s e . to b efo un dinth er a n k so fO c c ult s c ie n c ea n ds p iritua lis m . a lm o s tw it h o u te x c e p t io n . th e yh a v em a n yb itte r e n e m ie s . W eh a ven o w c o m p le te do u rd e sc rip tio n sof th es e v e np la n e ta ry p rin c ip le so fO c cu lt p h ilo s o ph y . thep la n e tU ra n u sh a sn ot s ofa rb ee n a b let oe x e rt h is fu ll p o w e r u p o nth eh um a nb ra in .U ra n u s isth ee ig htho ro c ta vee x p re s s iono f th efi rs t. T h e ya re v e rita b ler e fo rm e rs u p o nt h ep la n ethe yo c c u p yin h u m a n ity .T h es efe w a re .T h en a tiv e s o fU ran u sa rea lw a y sa h e a do f th e ir tim e. th en a tiv e ism u c hs u pe rio r. a n d th ein flu e nc eis c h ie fl yu p o nth em e n ta lp la n e. T h e ir c o n tem p t fo r th e c o n v e ntio n a litie sb yw h ic hthe yfin dth em s e lv e ss u r ro u n d e d .a n dth at o fM a rsan d S a tu rn c o m b in e dup o nth elo w er o rp h y s ica lp la n e . T h e ya rea lw a y sp e rs e c ute db yp o p ula ro p in io na n dth e le a d e r sth e re o f. fa ls eo r p u re lya rti fic ia lc o n ditio n so f l ife .a lw a y s c re a testh ea c tiveh o s tility o f th o s ew hoa d m irethefo rm s .H is n a tu reis th a t of M e rc u ryup o nam o rei n te rio rp lan e . A s tro lo g ic a llyc on s id e re d . th eU ran ia ns o u l do e sn o tc a r efo rc o n s eq u e n c e s .m ak eav e ryse rio u sm is ta k einta k in gth is p la n e t s o le lya s am a le fic . T H EP LA N E TU R A N U SJ # U ra n u s. W h e nU ra n u sisd ig n ifie da n dw e ll a s p e c te da tb irth. H isd au n tle s s . . la n k yp e rs o n .w ec a no n lyp rop e rlyo b s e rv eth ere a l in flu xo f th isp la n e t u p o nt h eh ig h e r or m e n ta lp lan e . AsM e rc u ryi sth e firs t o f th ep la ne ts . th em y th olo g ic a lp a ren to fS a tu rn .U ra n u salw a y sb e c o m e sad is tu rb in gfo rc e . a m id s h a llow .

N e p tu nee x p re s s esa ll th ehig h e rq u a lit ie sa tp re se n tk n o w nt ou s . c o lla p s eof b a n k sa n do th e rc o m m e rc ial s q u a lls . in o th e r w o rd s .B u t.q u i tea su n e x pe c te d a sh is g a in s . o fm o d e rn a s tro no m y .a n db rin gss u d d e nrev e rs e s . b o th b e fo re a n da f te r th ele ga lu n io n s . U ra n u sru lesth eid e a l s e n tim e n ts a n dtheim a g in a ti o ntoav e ry g re a te x ten t. a n dc on s titu te st h ep re s e n t "s c ie n tific fro n tie r. W h e ne v illy a s p e c te d . a c u teob s e rv e rs .S u dd e nfa ilu re . i t isn o t th e la s t.T H EN AT U R EA N D IN F L U E N C EO FTH ES T A R S2 71 U p o nt h eIn te lle ctu a lP la n e . th e nheb e c o m e sm a le ficin th eh ig h e s td e g ree ..a n dth o s eu n d e rh isi n flu e n c ea r eo d dinthe ir w a y s . T h e ya re in v e n tiv e . U p o nt h eP h y s ic a l P la n e . T h o s edo m in a te db yh is in flu xp o s s e s sthem o s te x trao rd in a rya bilitie sin s p e c ia ld ir e c tio n s . th e re fo re .a ndth a to fM erc u rya n dVe n u sw ill w a n e .A s th era c e e v o lv esh ig h e rs us c e p tib iliti e s . Th isp la n e t isth eg re at s ig n ific ato ro f th eO cc u lt. B u ta tp re se n t th ein f lu e n c eo fN e p tu n eis v e rysm a ll. w h ic hb rin gd o w nth eri c htoth eco n d itio no f p o v e rt y . T h e yarere a lg e niu s e s . if ev e r. a st h e rea reo th e rss till m o rere m o te . C a s e so f u n e x p e c te dw e a lth .a n ds tub b o rntothela s td e g re e .W he nU ra n u s a fflictsth es ig nific a to ro f m a rria g ein th en a tu s .U ra n u sp ro d u c e ss ud d e nw e a lth.a re B o h e m ia n s . o rig ina l.w h o s e ta le n tsa r es os tra n gea n de rra t icth a t th e yse ld o m . isn il. illic it c on n e c tio n sareb ro u g h t a b o u t." s otos a y . o r islo c ate d inth e7 th .U ra nu ste n d sto m a k eth ena tiv ea n o b je c t o fc o m m e n t.h o u s e.p os s e s s in glarg ep e rc e p t iv ea n de x ec u tiv e p o w e rs. b e c o m ea p p re c ia te d. a tp re s e n t. W h a t th e ysa yistothep o in t. b u tm u c hg iv e ntoro am in go v e rt h efa c eo f th ee a rth . T H EP LA N E TN E P T U N Ety T h ispla n e t isthem o s t re c e ntlyd is c o v ere do f th ep rim a ryp lan e ts .a reg e n era llyd u eto U ra n ia ninflu e n c e .T h e ya re s tro n glya rg u m e n ta tiv ea n do pin io n a te d . e x c e pt u p o nc e rtaino rg a n is m s . a n da ss e rte dw ith as ta rtlin ga m o u n to f c o n fid e n c e .a ree xa c tlyth e s ty le o fU ra n u s .w ea reno t p re p a re dfo r th e re v o lu tio n so fs till m oree th e re a l fo rc e s . etc . E a cho rbb e c o m e sv is ib le too u re a rt ho n ly w h e nt h ep la n e ta r ylifew h ic h it e v o lv e s iss u s c e p t ib letoth ea c tio n a n dre-a c tio no f itsin flu x . w h o s ea c tionu p o nth em e n ta la n dne rv o u sc o n stitu tio no f m a n k in d . . th ein f lu e n c eo fU ra n u sa n dN e p tu n e w ill i n c re a s e . a n dhisin flu e n c en e v e r fa il stop ro d u cem y s tic s . If w e ll a s- p e c te da n dd ig n if ie d . fro m th ep o orh o u s etot h em illio n aire . v e rye c c e n t ric .

.b u tp rac tic a lly . isu tte rly p o w e r le s st os u s ta inph y s ic a l life w h e nth eH y le gisa ff lic te d .o n ly . H isa s p e c ts (w h e np o w e r fu l) w itht h eS u na n dM o o n . d re a m y -lo ok in g e y e s . Th o s ed o m in ate db yits in flu x a rep le a s a n t.o r.c o n s e qu e n tly . e a s yp os itio n . W h e nl o c a te dint h e1 0 th . N ep tu n ea lw a y sp ro d u c e sl a rg e .s u c ha sp riv a te s e c re ta ry tos o m en o ble m a no r p h ilo so p h ic a l in stitu tio n . th e ya rec o n s ide re db ym o de rnth in k e r sa s im p ra ctic a lv is ion a rie s . th en a t iv eg e n e ra l lyo b ta in ss o m e p le a s an t. w h e nth ep la n e t is"a ng u la r. If lo c a tedin th ea sc e n d a n t. W h e n inth e7 th .T h islo ve .s e v e nthh o u s ea nd lo w e r m e rid ia n . m id -h ea v e n . d ry . s u c hap o sitio nin d ica te sap le as a n tm a rriedlife .h o w e v e r.s tra n g e l ye n o u g h .e ntire lyig n ore db yth o sew h oa rem o s t c la m o ro u sfo r its g e n e ra l re co g n itio n . isp u re ly p la to n ic .m a tt e r-o f-fa c t s c ie n c e . te n dgre a tlyto w ard sth ep ro du c tio no f cla irv o y a n c e.h o u s e. U p o nt h eP h y s ic a l P la n e . th e re fo re .2 7 2T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T A s tro lo g ic a llyc on s id e re d . th ec h ie f p o in tsto w a tc ha ret h o s ew h e re i nN e p tu n ei slo c a te di nth ea s c e n da n t. s im p lea nda ls oro m an tic . an da t p re s e nt.T h ew o rldo fN ep tu n e 'sin f lu xisd e c id e d ly U to p ian .c on s e q u e n tly . a g re e a b le . th is p la n e th a sb u t little in flu e n c e in th ep re s e n ta g e . inoth e rw o rd s . At th e s ep o ints . i tsin flu xr e la te stot h ea ffe c tion a la n d e m o tion a lq u a liti e s .T h e yd e s ire th es im p lea rc a d ia nlifeo fth eg o ld e nag e . F ro m w h a th a sb e ens ta te d . T h ism u s t b eb o rn ein m in do rs erio u se rro r w ill o c c u r ina s tro -d elin e a tio n s .N ep tu n eistheo c ta v ee xp re s s io no f th e p la n e t V e n u s . T h isp o s it io na ls oc on fe rsas tr o n gp re d ilec tio nfo r b o o k so f ro m a n c ea n da na v e rsio ntoh a rd.h o us e .p u re. bu t it p o s s es s e sn o p o w e r o f th elo w er o rbu p o nvita lity . s tra n g e lyen o u g h .c o ns e q u e n tly .T h e ys ig hfo ra ll th in g s inc o m m o n .w ill th ein f lu xb es tron g lym a n ife s ted . thee y e so fs uc hn a tiv e sa reth em o st c o n s p ic u ou sfe a tu ret h e yp o s s e s s. sin c eth ep la n e t's v is ib l em a n ife s tatio nh a sb e ens olo u d ly p re a c h e dan dth e o re ti c a lly a c c e p te d .w he reth ed u t ie sa religh ta n dth es a la ry m o reor le s sh e a vyinp ro p o rt io ntoth ea b s e n c eo f a c tu a lw o rk.e it h e rb yp o s i tio nor d ire c tio n. id e a l.s u c hn a tiv e sm a nife s ta na ve rs io ntow a te r. N e p tu n ec o ntro lsth epla to n ics p i rit o fU n iv e rs a lB ro th e rh o o dw h ich . Infa c t. it w ill b ea pp a re n t tot h ere a d e rt h a t th ep re s e n tg e n e ra tio nh a sv erylittleaffin ityw it hs u c he th ere a l in flu e n ce . Th ein flu e n c e ism ilda ndg e n ia l." U p o nt h eIn te lle ctu a lP la n e .b lu e . a ls o .

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u p onam o ree x te n s iv es c a le .b ui. b e in gfo u nd e du p o nthe ro c keAa b s o lu te tru th . inth ec e n te ro f th is . d e s ig n ate da sth e d iu rn al a n dn o c turn a lh o u s e so f th eh e a ve n s . T o m e a s u r eth isg ra du a la n g u la r c h a n g e .2 7 6 T H EL IG H TO FE G Y PT s te llar in flu xis re fle c te dt oa n yg iv e np o in to fth ee a rth . 3 0d e gre e so fs p ac ee a c h . ins te a do fc ele s tia l lo n g it u d e . th e ir in flu e n c ec a nb ev e ri fie dine v eryc o r re c tly c a lc u la te dh o ro s c o p e . fro m on etoth eoth e r. w eh a v ethe m id n igh ts ta teo f th ee a rthan dth ea tm os p h e re . in w h ic hth eco n d i tio n sa reth ep o la ro p p o s ite o f th o s ein fo rc ea t no o n . th e s ec h an g e s . a n d th e n .a g a in .b e c a u s e . Th e n . th ea n c ie n ta stro lo g e rsdiv id e d th a t sp a c eo f th eh e a v e n sv isib lea ta n ym o m e n t in t os ixh o u s eso r m a n s ion s . s u c ha sA riesb e in gth e re g e n to f th efirs tm a n s io n a n ds oo n . a regra d u a l. m a k in g tw e lv einall. w h e nth ep la n eo c c u p iedb yth en ativ e ista ke nin toc o ns id e ra tio n . If th e re a d e rw il l d ra w ac ir c leth re ei n c h e sind ia m e te r.b u t the ya ree x tern a ls y m b o ls o f livin gre a liti e su p o nth ee x te rn a lp la n eo fp h e no m e n a . th eh o u sed is ta n c e is m e a s u re db yd e g ree so f rig h t a s c e n s io n .p o s s e s s in gn o th in g inc o m m o nw ithe i th e rn o o no r s u n ris e .T h e s ec a rd in a l p o in ts o f th ed a y in d ic a tetheg re a te s t c h a n g e s . lik eth es ig n so f th eZ o d ia c . a n o th e rw o n d e rful d iffe re n cem a n ife s ted .T h e s m a ller c irc lew i ll re p re s e n t th ee a rth .a sth e y te rm e dth e m .a n dth eop p o s iteo r in v is ib learc in tot h es a m en u m b e r.a n d .b u t u n lik eth em . h ew il l p o s s e s san o th e ro u tli n ec h a rt rep re s e n tin g th etw e lv eh o u s e s .T h isi sth eo n lyr e a l re la tione x is tin gb e tw e e nth e tw e lv e h o u s e sa n dth etw e lv es ig n s . th ec on d itio n sa t s u n ris ea re p ra c tic a ll yd iffe re n t fro m th eco n d itio n s p re v a i lin ga tn o on . as m a lle r circ lea b o u t o n ein c hi nd ia m e te r. T h ev a rio u ss y m b o lic a l re la tio n s b e tw e enth etw o .A ts u n - s e fw «s '*. o r tim e . th es e a so n so f th ey e a r. w e s h a ll s e eth ea n gle sw h ic hrep re s e n t th e fo u rc a rd in a lp o in ts o f th ed ay .M o d e rn a s tro lo g e rs fo llo wo u t th es am ep rin c ip les . h ew il l p o s s e s st w om a th e m a ti c a l id e a si no b je c tiv e fo rm . Fo r in s ta n c e. a sam a t te ro f c o u rs e. th ela rg e r o n eth eh ea v e n a ro u n d it.b u tp erta intothere a lm o f K a b b a lis tica l m y th o lo g y .w h e nth eS u niss h inin gu p o nthem e rid ia n . T h e s e tw e lv eh o u se sc o n ta in . If t h e re a d e r w ill n o w div id eth elarg e rc irc le in totw e lvee q u a lp a r ts .p o s s e ssn oin flu e nc eo r im p o r ta n c einthep ra c tic a l a p p li c a tio no f th es c ie n c e . T h e s ea ren om e re fa n c ifu l ide a s . If w en o w d iv id et h ela rg e r circ lein to q u a d ra n ts .

lik eth es un a n dm oo n .w eh a v etw oa ng u la r lin e sw h ic hd iv id e th eq ua d ra n to f 90d e g re e sintoth re ep artsc o n ta inin g3 0d e g re e s e a c h .T H EP R A C T IC A LA P PL IC A T IO N O FT H ES C IE N C EO FT H ES T AR S2 7 7 o f th eh e a v e n s . T h e s ea ret h eth re es o uth -e a s te rn h o u s e sw h ichm a rko ff th ea ng u la rc h a n ge so fs o la r a n da s tra l in flu xb e tw e e ns u n ris e a n dn oo n . th es u na rriv e su p onth eh o rizo n a g a in .T he p e rp e nd ic u la r linea b o v eth eh o riz o n .m ark in go ff on eq u a d ra n t o f th ec irc le . a c c ord in gtothe in flu en c ed o m in a nt a t th ee x ac tm o m e n t of m o rta lb i rth . It is n e e d les store p e at th isd e s c r ip tio no fth es ixn o c tu rn a lh o u s es . W eh a v eo n l ytoa d din th is c o n n e ctio n . N o w b e tw e e nth e s e tw op o in ts . b o rndu rin gth eco u rs eo f asin g led a y .s h o w stha tp o in to f th eh e a v e nsw h ic his o c c u p ie db yth esu n .w e in s e rt ad ia g ra mw h ic he x p la in sits e lf. a td iffe re nt tim e s .a n d th o u s a n d sof h u m a n b e in g sh a v eb e e nu s h e re din to p h y s ic a l ex is te n c e . th a t th ee a rthis d iv id e dintop o s itiv ea n dn e g a ti v e h a lv e s. Ino rd er tog iv ea c le a rer id e ao fth isth o u g h t th a nw o rd sc a np o s s ib l yc o n v e y . it is s im ilar.w i ll d iffe r . th en . th esu n . w h ic hisoc c u p ie db y th es u na t s u n ris e . rep re s e n tsth ez e n itho r m e rid ia no cc u p ie d . D a ya n dnig h t th e n . th e h o riz ona n dth em e rid ia n .w ithth ee a rt hinth ec en te r. in re fe r e n c et oth ee a rth. a ts u n ris e. a n d th e tw oa ng u la r lin e sb e tw e e nit a n dth em e r id ia nin d ica teth ec h an g e s o f te r re s tria la ndc e le s tia l c o n d itio n sb e tw e e nn o ona n ds u n s et. it w ill bes e e nth a t a n yn u m b e r o f in d iv idu a ls .a t n o o n .s till m ov in g fo rw a r dinitsc ea s e le s sro u nd .s ta rsan dp la n e ts (if th e re s h o u ldb ean ys itu a te d inth a tp a rt o f th eh ea v e n s )h a v em a d e th etr a n s it o f thed iu rn a la r co fs ixh ou s e s . a nds oa rethe in d iv id u a lsb o rn u n d e r th etw oc o n d itio ns . b yth es u ninits d a ilytra n sit. th a t p o rtio nu n de r th e s h a d e so fe v e n in g isn e g a tiv e. inre fe re n c etoth ee a rth . w h ic ha re c o n tin u a lly c h a n g in gf ro m o n eto th eo th e r. toc o m m e n cea n o th e r da y . inth es p a ceo f th ed a ytim e . ea c ha n da ll d iffe r in gm o reo r le s sw id e ly fro m e a c ho th e r.T h eh o r iz o n ta l lin eo p p o s itet oa n dp a ra l le lw iththe lin eof th eh o rizo n . th ep e rpe n d ic u la r li n eo p p o s ite th ez e n ith isth elo w e r m e rid ia nw h e rethes u niss it u a te da tm id n ig h t. T h eho riz o n ta l l in e u p o nt h ele ft re pre s e n tsth ee a s te rnh o r iz o no r th ep o in t. T h u s . F ro m th efo re g o ing .a t s u n s e t. th e h a lf un d e r th es un 'sra y sis a lw a y sp o s i tiv e .a reth ep o la ro p p o site so fe a cho th e r.D u ringth istim ee v e ry c o n c e iv a b lec h a n geo fp o la rit yth a t ispo s s ib leu n de rs o la r influ x h a sb ee nm a n ife s te du p o nth ee a rth .

im pre g n a te dw it hth em a g n eticq u a liti e so fC a p ri c o rn .w em e a ne x a c tly w h a tw es ay . tob ep a ss in gth ro u ghth eo p p o sites ig n .b u t the ir in flu xi sju s t th es a m eo ne a r th .b e c a u s e th ere a lm o ve m e n tso f ou re a rthp la c eth e m in th o s e p o s iti o n s . s u n s e t.H e re in .H e n c e.o r fe a tu re .a re c o n c e rn e d .w en ee dn o t re p ea t th ere a so n sw eh a v ea lre a d y g iv e n . byitsp ro g res s iv em o tion .w ek no w th a t th e s ea rep u re ly a p p e a ra n c e s . t h e yw ill d i ffe r ju s ta sw id e lyin th e ir fo rtun e sa n dd e stin y . th e n .d ire ct inm o tio n. e v erym o m e n t.a res op o te n t in th e ir . th e re fo re . s oth a t. b e c a u sen otw oa r eb o rne x a c t lya t th esa m em o m e n t o f tim e .a sif i t w e rea re a lit y . te rm e da s p ec ts . w h e nt h ee a rth . th e m s e lv es . fo r th ew o n d e rfu l div e rs ityin h u m a n b e in g s. Th ev a rio u s a n g u lar d is ta n c e ss ofo rm e d .a s th e ye ith e r a p p ro a c hea c ho th e r or re c e d e . ino rde r tore aliz eth eg re a tn a tu ra l d iffe re n c e th a te x is ts b e tw e e ntho s ew h o a reb orna t th esa m em o m e n t of tim eindiffe re n tp artso f th ew o rld . at s o m ep o int o nth ee arth . inam o s tp h ilo s op h ic a lm a n n er. a n dm id n ig h t. it iss u nris e . th es u na p p e a rs . w ithw h ic hit p e rm e a te sth eea rth . T h erea d e rh a so nlytob e a r i nm in dth a t . c o n s e qu e n tly .C a p ric o rn . th ed iffe ren c einth e la titu d ea ndlo n g i tu d eof th e ir re sp e c tiv eb irt h p la c e sw o uldre n d e ri t p ro b a b le th a tn o tw ow ou ldb ea like . s ofa ra s th ep la n e ts. inre fe re n c etothea p p a re n t p o s itio no f th es u n .a n dt h es o la r influ xis .2 7 8T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T w id e ly inth e ir ph y s ic a l te m pe ra m e n ta n dm e n ta lb ias . A sb e fo res ta te d . a n ds o fa ra sth ee a rthisc on c e rn e dit re a llyis . b u t. W h e no u r ea rthiss ositu a te da s toa p p e a r t oa no b s e rve r in th es untob em o vin gth ro u g hC a n c e r.s u p p o seo n e h u n d redc h ild re n ind iffe re n t p a rtso fth ew o rldw ereb o rna t th e s a m epre c is em o m en to f tim e . o r re tro gra d e .m o o n .u nd e r e x a c tl yth es a m ep o s itio no f th eh e a v e n s. it isth er e a lm o tio no f ap la n e t w h ic ha ffec tsits in h a b i ta n ts .n o o n . fo rm .m o v e sfas te ro rs low e r in ad iff e re n td ire ctio nfro m o th e rp la n e ts a n dc a u s e s th e m tob ec o m e a lte rna te lys ta ti o n a ry .b e c a u s eof th ed iffere n ta s p e c t sp re s e n te db yth e h e a v e nstod iffe re n tp o rtio n so f th eg lob ea te x a c t lyth es a m em o m e n t. T h es ec o n d a ryc a us e sw h ic hreg u la tea n dm o d ifyth ea s tra la n d p la n e ta ryin flu xa reth ea p p are n tm o tio nso f th es un . F o r in s tan c e . w es e eth eg ra n db a s ic p rin c ip le so f th iss c ie n c e . s c a rc e lya n y tw oa rea l ik einm in d.a nd p la n e ts . toth ei n h a b itan tso ne a rt h .N o to n ly s o .w h ic ha c c o u n ts . inth e ir o rb its .F u rth e r. th o u g ho nlya n a s tro no m ic a la p p ea ra n c e . b e c a u s eth es o la r c e n te r s ta n d sb e tw e e nth ee a r tha n dth es ig n . w h e nw esp e a ko f th e in flu en c eo f th es u ninC a p ri c o rno ra n yo th e rs ig n.

th ew h o leg o o dor e v il in fl u xo f ag iv enp la n e t is c o m p le te ly p o la riz e dbyth e m . w e rea ll co rre c tlyc om p u te d .T hee c lip s e so f th e S u na ndM o o n .o n eo f the m d o e sin de e dm o v e . un d e rs ta n d s th efun d a m e n ta l prin c ip le so f th es c ie n ceh eisd e fa m in g . isth eon lyfo u n d a ti o no f ju d icia la s tro log y . h e n c e . th a ta n cie n ta s tro log yisn o t. "a n e x p lo de ds c ie n c e . th a tp rete n d sto d e te rm in eth ec e le s tia l in flue n c e su p o nm a n . S ofa r a sth ep h ys ic a lo rg a n is m o fm a ni sc o n c e rn e d.W ew o u ldp o in t o u t toa ll w o u ld -b eh eio - . isth o ro ug h lyin a c c ura te ." t h ea s tro lo gyo f th ea nc ie n tsw a sb u rie da m id th eru in s . w h e nth ep res e n tN e w to nia ns y s te mo v e r tu rn e d th eP to le m a icth e o ryof a"p rim u mm o b ile . for th eb e n e f it o fs o m eo fo u r re a d e rs . th ep la n et w h ic hg a v eit b ir thisitsc en te ra n dthefo c u so f a ll c e le s ti a l in flu e n ce s .w h o ta lk so rw rite sof th isa s trolo g ic a le x plo s io n . p la n e tary .w h oh im s e lf. a ss om a n ys e e m toth in k . th a t ino rd e r to p ro p e rlyg au g ea n da p plyth ea c tua l in flu e n ce sino p e ratio na t ap ers o n 'sn a ti v ity .a n dit w a su p o n th ec on tin u o u so bs e rv a tio n sof a g e s .v iz . tw oprim a ryc o n sid e ra tio n s a ren ec e s s a ry . T h eo b s e rv e de ffe c tso f c e rta inp o sitio n so fth eh e a v e n s . "a n dfu rth er. W ith o ut th e s e .w ew o u ld p o in to u tth efa c t.a n d. th at th eo ldC h a ld e a ns a ge s fo rm u la te dth e ir w o n d e rfu ls cie n c eo f thes ta rs .A n d a n ys ys te m o fa s t ra l. B e fo re c o n c lu d in g th e s eb rie f re m a rk su po nth eb a s i so f th is s c ie n ce . s u c hsu p e rfic ia l m in d sa rein s a dn e e dof alittle tru elig h t.: th a t. viz .n oth in gre lia blec a nb esc ie n tific a l lyd e te rm ine d . th a ts o m et im e s . b eth e ya pp a re n t o r re al. a n dth a t. fo r it re s tsu p o n th ea b s o lu t efa c t th a t. th e s ea s p e c tsa re fo u n dtoc on s titu tev eryim p o rta nt fa c to rsi nth e n a tiv e'sh o ro s c o pe . no t as in g le in d iv id u a l c a nb efo un d . Inrea lity .: th etim ea n dp la c eo f ap e rs o n'sp h y s ic a l b irth .M a n y s u p e rf ic ia llyle arn e din d iv idu a lsth in k th a t th eo l dg e o c e n tri cs y s te m o fC lau d iu sP to lem yw a sth eon lyfo u n d a t io nu p o nw hic hth ea n cie n t a s tro lo g yre s te d . T h erea d e rw ill pe rc e iv efro mth efo re g oin gs ta te m en to fa s tral p rin c ip le s .T H EP R A C T IC A LA P PL IC A T IO N O FT H ES C IE N C EO FT H ES T AR S2 7 9 m a g n e t ice ffe c ts . if n ot u tte rlym is le a d in g . it m ak e slittle d iffe re n c e toa s tro lo gy .w h e th e r th ee arthm o v e sab o u t th eS u no r th eS u nm o v e sa b o ut th ee a rth.w h ic h ig n o re sth es e e s s e n t ia le le m e n ts . W en e e ds c arc e lya d dt h a t.a n d th ee x a c tle n g th o f th es o la ry e a r. a lm o s ta lw a y s . w ew is h top o in to ut a n o th e r ve ry im p o rt a n t fa c t.a g esb e fo rethed a y s o fA b ra h a m . th ee a rth a n ditsm o ti o n sa reth eo n lyo n e so fv ita l im p o rta n c e u p o nt h em a te ria l p la n e . th ec o n ju n c tio nso f th ep la n e ts .o rs o lar in flu e n c es .

o f th ep la ne ts .s tu d yc lo s e lyth eo c c u lt la w sa n d e s o te r icp rin c ip le sre la tin g th e re toa sg iv e ninthisw o rk . th es y s te mw h ic h a d o p ts o n es e rie so fa p p e a ra nc e sisv e ry in c o m p le te.B o tha re o p tic a l il lu s io n s . e m b ra c in g am a po f theh e a v e n s . b yA ." b yJ a m e sW ils o n .u p o nt h en o rth e rn a n ds ou th e rnh e m is p h e reo f thee a rth . th eir in flu e n c e isad e m o ns tra te dfa ct. a n d"T h eT e xt B o o ko f As tro lo g y . T h ev ario u sm a th em a tic a ld e tails .a ndn o teh o wfa r th eo bs e rv e dre s ultsa g re ew i thy o u ra s t ro lo g ic a l de d u c tio n s . e tc . w h e ninv erytru th .w ew ill s a yth at "T h eD ic t io n a ryo f As tro lo g y . T og u id et h e s tu d e nt o f th issc ie n c e . It iso n ly re m o v in gthep o in to f o b s e rv a tio nf ro m th ee a r thtoth eS un . fro m th en u m e ro u sb o o k sp u b li s h e du p o nt h es u b je c t. istoca re fu llyrea da n dre rea dth ew o rksju s t re fe rr e dto . th ew ho leb a s isof th e ir s y s te mre s tsu p o n am e req u e stio no f te rm s . b u t a na g gre g a tio no f s h a d o w sa n da p p e a ra n c es .c h a ra c te rs . th at w h ic h iso n lya na p p e a ra n c e . o fo u r s o la r s y s te m ." v o l. N e v e rt h e le s s . w ithth i sp s e u d o -s c ie n tifics e ntim e n ta lis mw h ic hs p e ak ss o m u c hof re a litie s.S ure lyth e n . A w a yth e n fo re v er. th a td o e sn o t in c lu deth ew h o le. isn o thin gb u ta s se rtin g . i t ise m b ra cin gn o th in g.W ha ta reth es ig n so f theZ o d ia c b u ta pp a re n t lin esa n da p p a ren ts p a c e s ?T h e yc e rta in lyh a v en oth in g tod ow ithth erea lc o n s te llatio n so f theh e a v e n sat th ep re s en td a y .a re s os m a ll a ndin s ig n ifi c a n tc o m p a re dw ithth e in c o n c e iv a b led is tan c e so f th ec o n s te lla ti o n s . th a t t os a yth a t ap la n e t isin a n yp a rtic ula rs ig no r c o n s te lla ti o n . inth is re m o v al.th a t. If th is a d v ic e isfo llo w edo u t. P e a rc e.W he nth is c o u rs eo fs tu d yi sc o m p le te d .a n dis a sm u c ha na p p e a r a n c easth eg e o c en tricc o n c e ptio n .w h ic h m a rkoff th ein c re a s ea n dd e cre a s eo f thes o la r in f lu x . I. th ird ly . y o uca n n o tg ov eryfa rw ro ng . O u ra dv ic etoa n yo n ec o m m e n cin gth es e r io u ss tu d yo fT h e S c ie n ceo f th eS ta rs . fo r it i su p o n . T h e s es ig n sa re n o th ingm o ren o r le s sth a na ng u la rd is tan c e sinth eh e a v e n s .a n dla stly . a rea m o n g th ev e ryfi n e s tw o rk s . c a nb e th o ro u g h ly s tu d ie do u t b ye a c hinte re s te drea d e r fo rh im s e lf..m a k ey o urs e lf fa m ili a rw ithth ev a rio u sa sp e c ts .T h eorb itso f thep la n e ts . y o um a yc om m e n c ee x p erim e n tsb y e re c ti n gth eh o ros c o p e so fy ou rs e lf a n d frie n d s .J .w h ic hc o n s titu te th ee x te rn al a n dp ure lyp ra c ti c a ld e p a rtm en to f th esc ie n c eo f ex o te rica s t ro lo g y . th eillus io nisin ten s ifie d . th e nm a s te r th em a th e m a tic al a n dm e c h an ic a ld e ta i ls .2 8 0T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T c e n tri ca s tro lo g ersw h od e s ir etofo rm u la tes p e c ia l "s o la r" s ys te m s o fp lan e ta ryin fl u e n c efo r the m s e lv e s .b ut.

a sw e ll asth em a te r ia ld e ta ils o f th e ir ph y s ic a l liv e s . T h es a m ebo o ko fN a tu r eiso p e nno w . tw in k lin g . N ig h tl yte a c h in gu sle s s o n sof lo v e . fro mth o s ew h o liv e dinthed a y so f old . a sd e pic te db yN atu reth ro u g h th es ta rs . . T h a tth ep u rifie ds o u l â theo ffs p rin go f lo v e .w h e ng a z in ga b ov e . T H ES O U LA N D T H ES T A R S T h eb ea u tifu l. th em ig h tys e c re t so f th es ou l's o rig in a n dd e s tiny . o n ly th e p u rei nh e a rt c a n re a ditsp ag e sa n dtrac eth em y s t ic a lc h a in o f life . T h eri v a lsins p le n d o ro fV e nu sa n dM a rs. W o u ld fin dinth es ta rsitspe a c e fu la b od e . T h es ou ls e e m sto c la im th e s e je w e lso nh ig h . B u ts orro w a n dp ain A rethep a th w a y s th a tc a rryi t h o m e w a rd a g a in . S h in ings e re n ein th eh e a v e n sa b o v e . N od isc o rd sn o rj a rs A p p e a r tod is tu rb th e s eb e a u t ifu ls ta rs . th a t are a l k n o w le d g eo fa s tro lo gyc o n s is ts .T H EP R A C T IC A LA P PL IC A T IO N O FT H ES C IE N C EO FT H ES T AR S2 8 1 th efull re a liz a t io no f th eoc c u lt a n dph ilo s o p h ic al p rin c ip lesu n d e r ly in g th ise x te rna l fo rm u la . J o in e dw ithth eso u l fo rw h o sep re s e n c ew es ig h . It is th isa b s o lutek n o w le d g eo f th es tars .g li tte rin gs tars . S ofo nd lyw eth inko fo u rh o m e sinth esk y . b u t.w h e n th ew is em e no fC h a ld e ac o m m un e dw iththeb e a u tifu l c o n s te lla t io n s o fh e av e n . th a ta lw a y sd is ting u is h e s th etr u ea rtis t f ro m th ea s tr o lo g ic a lp re te n d e r.b yth eir u n p rin c ip le d m e th o dsa n dv illain y . toN a tu re ' sG o d . W h e re S a tu rnn o r M a rs C a ne m b itte ro u r jo y sm idth eb e a u tifu l s ta rs . W h e nf re e dfro m ea rth 'slo a d .h a v ec au s e dth ev eryn a m eo f a s tro lo g yt o b e c o m e th es y n o n ym o fs u p e rs t itio na n df ra u dinth ee y e so fn in e te e n th c e n tu ryinte llig e n c e . T h e yco m ea n dth eyg o .a n dlea rn e dth e re f ro m . H o w o fth a v ew edre a m e d . a nd"fo rtu n e te llin g " im p o s te r. S od iffe re nt a reth epe o p lea n dt h ec o n d i tio n sw h ic hs u rrou n du s . A n ds t ru g g le sto s o a r toits s o u rc eint h es k y . M o u ld in gth ep o w erso fo u rw ea lo ro u rw o e .a sth e n. It ist h e s ela tte r c h a rla ta n sw h o .

c o m p o s e do f in fin ite a to m s ..a ll e ffo rtsa t e n lig h te n m en ta re q u ite fu tileint h ep re s e n t sta teo fe v olu tio n . w ill a p pe a r toth eo rd in a ryu nd e v e lo p e dhu m a n b e in ga sq u iteir ra tio n a la n d illo g ic a l. W eh a ve . th em a c ro c o s m . fo rm in gasit w e rea lo w e ro c tav eo fe x is te n c e .T H EU N IO N O FT H ES O U LA N D TH ES T A R S A sth es o u lu n fo ld sintru esp iritu a l li g h t. th e re fo re . It a ls of o llo w s .. atru ek n o w le d g eo f thes o u l isi m p o s s ib le w ith o ut ap e rfe c t u n d e rs ta n d in go f th esta rs .a sw e ll asd iv e rs ity in toid e n t ity . toth ein it ia te ds e e r. tore g a rd m a ninaso m e w h a td if fe re n t lig ht fro m th a t inw h ichw eh a v eh i th e rtoc o n sid e re dh im .o ntheo th e r h a n d . b u ta ls o . am in ia tu reu n iv e rs e. fro m m a nto th em in e ral.w h ic ha r es e lf e v id e nt toth es ee r. th em icro c o s m . v iz .a ls ob etw e e nm a nan dth em y ri a d c re a ti o n so f th e in fin iteu n iv e rs e .W ith s u c h . T h efa c ts o f th eo n es e e m to h im tota llyirre le v a n t toth e fa c tso fth eo th e r. th eu n d e v e lo p eds o u ls e e sn o n eo f the s e g re a t fa c tso fu nitya n did e ntity .u po nth ein tern a la n de xte rn a l p la n e so fG o d 'sun iv e rs e .M a n. H e n c e .w h ic ha re inaco n s ta n ts tateo fa c tio na n dre -a c t io n .w iththein fin iteato m so f th e la rg e ru n iv e rs e . is . th is c o n c lus io nisa d de d . w h ile . is ad u p le xm irro r. th ea s t ra l in flu x fro m hisb o d yto th ep la n e sbe lo w h u m a n i ty .: w eha v e n o w to b e h o ldh ima sag ra n d .b u t fo r th o s es o u lss tru g g lin g toa w a k eto th eh ig h e r tru th so fth e ir e x is ten c ea n dd e stin y . th at d e d u c tio ns b a s e du p o nac o m pre h e n s io no f th e s eh ig he r re la tio ns .1 st. th em an ife s tu n it yb e tw e e nm a na n dh is d iv in es o u rc e .O R . tog ra s p .2 n d . t h efin e re th e re a l e s s e n ce so f th esta rsfro m h i ss o u l tot h ea e ria l ra c e sinth es p h e re s a b o v e .a reth es ta rs in c o m pre h e n s ib le . s p irito -m a te ria lc en te r. w h ic hb in dsth ein finitem u lti p lic it yin tou n it y . T h efirs t c o m p ris e ss ev e nd e g re e so fs u b -m u nd a n elife . a p a rt fro mth es o u l. u n fo rt u n a te ly . toh im . toh e lp th e m . b ro a d lysp e a k in g . re fle ctin gth es te lla r fo rc e s intw od ir e c tio n s .E q u a l ly . M a n . th ism y s t ic a lc h a in . . in te llig e nt. fo rt h e e x p re ss io no fa s t ro -c e le s tia l fo rc e s . B u t.2 8 2T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T C O N C L U S IO N T H EM YS T IC A LC H A IN . s in c eth ep re m is e sa re .n o to nlya m o n gthe m s e lv e s .b e c om eas e lf ev id e n ta n da b s o lu te fa c t. th isgra n du n io no f th e s o u l an dth es ta rs . in c o n g ruo u sa n du n re la te d . atru es c ie n c eo f th es o u lc a n n o t b efo u n d e dw h ic hd o e sn o t a ls oi n c lu d eatr u es c ie n c eof th es ta rs.n o r pe rc e iv e sthev ita l re la tio n s e x is ti n gb e tw e e n th es o u la n d th es ta rs . in h im s e l f.

c o n ta in in gs e v e nd e g re e so f su p e r-m u n d a nelifeb e tw e e nm a na n d th ea ng e l.w iththep u re lys piritu a lo r a n g e lic w o rld . a sw es p e ako fe a c hde g re e . s o u lp o w er. o n th eo th e rh an d . e ac hlifea tom b u s ya t i tsa p p o in tedta s k . th e ya rea p u re lys u bje c tiv era ce .B u t. T h efi rs td e g re e inth eh ig h er o c ta v ec on s is tso fth o s es o u ls w h o h a v et h em o s tp e ne tra tiv efo rc e .o r theh ig h e ro cta v eo fe x is te n c e .a n d im p re g n a te e a c ho th e r w ithth e ir m a g n e tic fo rc e s .c o un tle s sb e a u t ifu lw o rld sa reo p e nt oth ein s p ec tio no f th es piritu a ls igh t.T h e s ea reth ep lan e ta ry a n g e ls m e n tio n e d inth eR itu al o fd iv in em a g ic .T h eir s y m p a th iesa n da n tipa th ie sc o n stitu teth e i r la w s o fn a tu ra ls e le c t io n . h a p p yb e y o n dc o n ce p tio ninit slo w lys p i ritu a ls ta te .h e n c e .T H EU N IO N O FT H ES O U LA N D T H ES T A R S2 8 3 th es ec o n disth ea s c e n d in gsc a le .b u t int h es e rie so f s e v e ns p h ere sb e tw e e n th ep la n e t sa n d th es un . a n da reu t te rlyin c a p ab leo fe n terin gu p o nt h ep h y s ic a l s tru g g le sof e x te rn a l life . s oto s a y . inth es e v e nth .n e x t to m a n .P lan e ta rya n g elsd o n o te xis tu p o nthev a rio u so bje c tiv ep lan e ts .a ss om a n yo c c u l tis ts im a g ine .A sy e tth e s c in ti lla tin gm o na dk n o w sn o th in go f th eg re a te rw orld sa b o v e . u n til it b le n d s . T o . T h es e c o n dd e gre ep e rta insto th es ub je c tiv es pa c e so f th em in e ra lw o r ld . ins ofa r a sc o n c e rn s th ere a lm s th e yin h a bit.: th es e v e nde g re e so f su b - m u n d a nelife .w h ic hw es e em a n if e s te de x te rn a llyb ythev e g e ta tio n th e yp ro d uc efro m th e i rs o il. n e a re st too u rp hy s ic a lc o n d i tio n s . T h e s es e v e nd e g re eso fs u p e r.E a c hd e g re ein th ea s c e n d in g s c a le b e c o m e sle ssp o te n t (m ate ria lly ). T h efi rs td e g re e inth elo w e r o c ta v eis th a to f th ec ry s ta llize d m in e ral. a n dth em o re e th e rea liz e dc o n ditio n sw h ic hs u rro u n dt h e m . inw h ic h th elifea to m sa rela te n t. T h e yde p e n dup o nth em o r ep o s itiv esp irit o fh um a n ity(w h ic ha lo n eis c a p a b l eo fe n te ri n ga n ds u b jec tin gm a te r ia l fo rc e s ) fo ra ll the ir k n o w led g eo fe x tern a lc o n d iti o n s .a n dare .m u n d a n ee x is te n c ea re th e a e ria l ra c e so f brig h t.T h eroc k sa n d s to n e sa reo fb o t hs e x e s .a n da re n e v e r in c a rn a te d inm a tte r (asw eu n d e rsta n dth eterm ).T h eb u syra c e sw it h in th eh ig h e r ro u n d so f th em in era lz o n e(t h ea n im am in e ra lis ). a n dp e n etra tiv e fo rc e .b othins p irit u a lq u a lity.c o n s e q ue n tly . are b e a u ti fu l ine v e r yd e ta il. Inth e lo w e ro c tav eo fe x is ten c e . m o ree th e rea la n dre fi n e d .v iz . im m o r ta ls o u ls . W ew ill b rie flyre co u n tw h a tw eo u rs e lv e sh a v e w itn e ss e dth e re in. th es p iritua ls u p e rio r so fh u m a n ity. th e s eae ria l ra c e sa rev e rym u c hin fe rio r tom a n .

a n dtra c e th ec o rre s po n d e n c e . 2 n d . are a lm w h ere inth e s tru g glin gm o n a dg a th e rsto g eth e r th eres u ltso fp as ts u b -m u n da n e v ic to r ie s . L e tu sn o w b rie fl ytu rno u r atte n tio nfr o m m a ntot h ep la n e t. T h efifth d e g re ep a ss e sb e fo re u sa s th ea nim a lk in g d om . fro mw h ic h . th ee x te rn al c o rre s p o nd e n c eo fw hic hm a yb es e e n inth ea p efa m ily.T h e yb ec o m eth etrain e de le m e nta lso fm a gic a ls c ie n ce . it m a yc o m m e n c et oa s s u m eth eh u m a nfo rm . it e m e rg e sto th es u r fa c easth es e lf a c tin g . inw h ic h .b e lo ng in gtoth e fo u ro c c u lt e le m e n tsof F ire .a n du nd e r th ein f lu e n c eo fth e ir m a s te r's m in dth e yw ill p e rs o n a t ea n y th in g .1 s t. aw o n dro u sw o rld o fd e lig h ts .a n dp re p a re stog ra d u a tetot h a th ig h e r lifero u n d . T h e ir c h ie fq u a li tyisim ita t io n . E a c hv o rte xo r s p a c eo f th ea n im aflo ra lisco n s titu te s av e rita b le p a ra d is eof b e a u ty . w eb e h o ldt h elo v e lie s t s c e n e sth at fa iry la n dc a np re s e nt toth e e y e sof th es e e r..m a yb ede s ig n a te da s ad u p le xm irro r. th en y m p h so f th eflo w e rs a n dtheb rig h t fairie so f th e flo ra lw o r ld .T h es e v e nthd e g re eof lifei sth ee m b ryo n ich u m a nr o u n d . T h isre a lmo fs u b -m u nd a n elifeco n ta in sth ea s tra l w o rld o f th ea p e s. It isf ro m th issta te . inthe lu m in ou se th e ro f th e ir ro u n d. T h eh ig he rw eg otheb rig h te r th eli ttlec re a ture sb e c o m e . re fl e c tin gs te l la ra n d p la n e ta ryin flu x intw od ire ctio n s . a n dW ate r. It isth e sea s tra l form sth a ta r eu s e db yce rta in m a g ic ia n s(a fte r th eh u m a np r in c ip leh a sv a c a te dthe m ) fo ro c cu lt p u rp o se s . W h e nw ea s ce n dtoth e fo u rthd e g re eo f life .T h es ix th d e g re eo f lifee x p re ss e sits e lf a sth e s e m i-hu m a nro u n d . l ik e th em an .T h e th ird d e g re eo f lifep as s e sinre v ie w a sth eve g e ta b lek in g d o m .s e lf c o n s c io u s .s p o rt l ik eb u tte rf lie s . toth ev ario u sre a lm so fe le m e n ta l e x is te n c e (c o rre s p o n d in gtos u b -m u n d a n elife). toth ea s tro-m a g n e ticzo n e so f th ep la n e t (c orre s - . in d iv id u a l m a n .o fw h ic h s u fficie n t isa lr e a d yk n o w nt oth ere a d er. th a t th eh u m a ns o u l ta k e sitsl a s tp lu n g e in toob je c tiv em ate ria lc o n d i tio n s . It is th ere a lm of a n x io u sex p e c ta tio n s a n dg lo w in gid e a l so fw h a te xte rn a lh u m anlifem a yb e . te rm e dco s m ic e le m e nta ls .T hep la n e t.A ir.2 8 4T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T it th em in e ra lw av e sa reth ea lp h aa n dom e g ao f its id e a s .E a r th . T h ee x q u is i tefo rm a n dv a rie tyo f th e s ed a z zlin g e le m e nta ls p rite sa reb e y o n d la n g u a g eto d e s c rib e .o rd eg re eo f life. . w h e re i ne x is tsthem u ltitu d e so fp re p a reds o u lsa w aitin gth eco n d i tio n so f th e ir fi n a l in c a rn a t io n . as p i ritu a lz o n eo rs o u lw orld . w h e re in .T hes ix thd e g re eisaw o r ldinw h ic h th es o u l be g in s top u t fo rthits a ttrib u te sof s e lf-c o n sc io u s n e s s . w h ic hh ein h a b its. fro m a na ng e lo f lig ht toa g o b lin d a m n e d .

h e n c ep os s e s sth ege rm so f im m o r ta lity. e lv e s . areth es e v enp la n e ts o f th em y s tic a l ch a in .a n dc o s m ice le m e n talsa n dm a g n e tic e le m e n ta ls o nth eo th e r h a n d .a ndisth em ate ria l lin k.a n dy e t.a lo n gw iththeo rbw h ic h g a v et h e m life .E a c ho rb p ro d u c e si n n u m e ra b le ty p e so f fau n a a n dfl o ra . w h e nth eh u m a ns ta te isa tta in e d.y e t th e yd on o td e ri v eth e ir s up p lyo fs u ste n a n c e fro m him . toth e v e ryi n te rio ro f th es o u l.: s in c ee m b o die dm a nist h eh ig h e s t fo rm o fm a nife s te de x is te n c e u p o nt h ep la n e t. w h ileth e tw ola tte r a ren o t s o u ls .c o rre sp o n d in gtot h ea c tio nof itso w npe c u lia rg rad eo f s p irit u a l fo rc e .e a c hp la n e tc o nta in sa ll t h efo rc e s . th e ya r en o t im m o r ta l. Ino rde r tore n d er th ism o re m a n ife s t. th e y .h e n c e. o f th eu n iv e rs e . th e re fo re . the re fo re .b e tw e ens u b -m u n d an ea n ds u p er m u n d a nere a lm so n th eo n eh a nd . (th e re a rem o ret h a ns e v e npla n e tsint h es o la r s y s te m .s ta n dso u rS u n . o fe a cho rb .w h ic hb in d s o u rs ola rs y s te mtoo th e rs y ste m sa n dc on s te lla tio ns . th e nw ec a nfo rm s o m e fa in t c o n c e p tio no f th ec o n ti n u e da n du nb ro k e nc h a in . a t th es a m e tim e . v iz . fo r. T h em ag n e tice le m e n ta lsa rei n te llig e n t s p iritsk n ow nb yv a riou s n a m e s .b u t from th ela te n t fo rc e sw it h inth ep lan e t.o na n don . O n ev e ryim p o rta n t d is tinc tio nm u s t b en o tic e dhe re .T h u s . s oth a t thes e v e nm y stic a ld e g re e sa rec o m p le te d . a stra n s m itte dtom a n fro m o u r so la rs y s te m . be c o m eath ingo f th ep as t. s te lla r an dp s y c h ic . s u c ha sfairie s . w h e nw e c o m p reh e n dth a t po rtio no f them y s tic a l c h a in . l e tu sn o w en d e a v o r to fo rm a sc lea ra nid e aa sp o s s ib le o f th en a turea n dm o d uso p e ra n d i o fs te lla r in flu x. E a c h . fa u n s.T h eh um a no rg a n ism is . . o f th ep la n e ta ry c h a in .w eh a v ebe e nd e s c ribin g . ism a n th em ic ro co s m .e tc . th e n . h eisth eg ra n dp o la rizin gp o in tfo ra ll fo u r o f th e fo rm so fe x is te n ce .T h e re fore .v iz .F irs t. li k eag ro u pof o b e d ie n t c h ild re n . W h e nt h e p la n e t h a sfu lfil le ditsm a teria lp u rp o se . a n dthes a c re da dy tu m o f th em y s te rie s . a n da lth o ug hth e yd e p en du p o nth es o u lo fm anfo r th e ir d iffe r e n tia te de x is te n ce . th a t th e tw ofo rm e r a rev a ri o u sd eg re e so fh um a ns o u l lif e . inv e rytr u th . theg ra n dra d ia tin gc e n ter u p o nw h ichth etw ova s t re a lm s. W eh a ven o w re a c he dam o s t im p o rta n t linkino u rm ys tic a lc h a in . a n da ro u n dit.T H EU N IO N O FT H ES O U LA N D T H ES T A R S2 8 5 p o n d ingtoth es up e r-m u n d a n e re a lm s ). term e dm a g n e t ice le m e n tals .c o m p ri s e sam in iatu reu n iv e rs eo f itso w n . th e yliv eo n lys olon ga sth epla n e t is a b let os u s ta int h e m . im p in g e . e a cho rbg iv ingb irth toa ne n tire lyd i ffe re n td e g re eo f life . u n itin g th es ou la n dth es ta rs .n ym p h s .b u to n ly s e v e nine a cho c ta v eo f life ).

th a to u r ea rthc o n ta in s .a n db e c om e sth eg rea t ra d ia to r o f th ed if fe re n t g ra d e so f lifeo f th es e v e npla n e ts . tre e s. fo rm a n .T h e in te ri o rs e c re ts o f th eta lism a na n dth em y s te rie so fm a g ica r ec o n c e a le dh e re .e tc . th el a te n t fo rc eso f th ev ario u s g ra d e so f lifea ctiv eu p o ntheo th e rp lan e ts . e a c hc o lo r b le n d sw it hitsk in d re dc o lo r fr o m o th e r o rg a n is m s . th a t the s elu m in o uso c e a n sg ra d u a llya s su m e .c re e k s . ju s ta sm u c ha sthe ya reint h efa r o ff s pa c e s .F ir s t. c la s s eso fa n im a ls .a n dg ra v ita te sto itso w np a r tic u la r le ve l inth epris m a tic o c e a no f life .a sb e fo res tate d . a n da ls o .p h y s ica l in s tin c ts .s otha tM a rs . insofa ra sto le n dall th e ir forc e . M a rstothem a rtia l na tu re s . m in e ra ls . a r eh e rew ith u s .c o m p ris e dw ithinth eo n eh ein h a b its.V en u s . th e s es ixf o rc e sa rel a te n t.T h is a ls o . T h erea d e rw h oh asfo llo w e dusth u sfa r. b e c o m em u tu a llya ttrac te d to w a rd e a c ho th e r.a n d th ep o rta ls a reo p e n . fo r th em o rec o m p le tem a n ife sta tio no fth ed o m i n a tin go n e . th a t f ro m th es p in a lc o lu m nof th es ta telyfo rm o f m a n .c e rta in p la n e t sru lec e rt a ins o u la tt rib u te s . S a tu rn toth es a tu rn in e . riv e rs. Am o s tw o nd e ro u sa n dd a z z lin g p ic tu r eisb e fo re u s .b e c o m er e fra c te dintoth es e v e n ra y so f thes p e c tru m .W ea ls oo b s erv e . w eo b s erv e .m en ta lq u a lit ie s .p re s e n ts toth e e y eo f th ein itiate ds e e r ape rfe c tn e tw o rko f lu m in o u ss p rin gs . he rb s . w h ic h . isth ep h il o s o p h icb a s i sfo r th eva rio u ss ta te m e n tsth a t.u n d re a m e do fm y s terie sc o n n e cte dw iththe h u m a n fo rm d iv in e. flo w in gfrom th era d iatin go rg a n is m o f m a n . T h e s era y so f liv in g fo rc efro md iffe re n tin d iv id u a ls .u ntil th ew h o l eo f th ism ig h typ la n et.e tc .p la n ts .a n dJ u p ite r to th ejo v ia l. L e tu se x am in em o reclo s e ly .H e n c e it fo llo w s . in toob e d ie n ts e rv itu d e . ina d d i tio nto itso w nd o m in a tingd e g re eo f life .2 8 6T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T o f th eo th e rs ix . a n ds ofo r th . if heo n lyp o s se s s e sth ekn o w le d g eto d ire c t th e m . isth eh ig h e s t typ eo f lifeup o nth eg lob e . M e rc u ry . isn o w in vite dtojo in u sin as h o rt tri ptoth ea s t ra lw o rldan dth e reb eh o ldm a na sh ep re s e n ts h im s e lf to th ev is io nof th es e e r. p re c io u ssto n e s .H e re i nisc o n ta ine dth eg re at m y s te ryof p la n e ta ry in flu e n ceu p o nm a n . H iss e n s i tiv es p h e re b e c o m e sth em e a n so f aro u s in gc o un t le s sr a c e so fa s t ro -m a g n e tic e le m e n ta ls in tolifean dm o tio n . w ithits m illio n s o fh u m a nb e in g ssc a tte re do v er itsth ro bb in gs u rfa ce .a n dfr o m th e b a s eof h islu m ino u sb ra in .T h u s . a n do c e a nso f fo rc e .fo r th es o u l 'se x p lo ra t io n . o n lyth a t. a sth e yfl o w fro m th ev a rio u sp o in tso fh is o d y lics p h ere . fo re a c hg ra d eo fp la n eta ryin flu x re n d e rss erv ic ea n dpro te c tio n toth ec o rre s p o n din gg ra d eo f m e n ..is s u eliv in gs tre a m so f v ita liz in g fo rc e .

W ea ls on o t ic e . th a t. w hic he n c irc le sth ep la ne tâ p e n e tr a tin gto itsv eryc e n te r. th ere alm so fs u p er-m u n d a n ebe in g s .a ndth a t.o f p la n e ta ry in flu x. a ft e rp a s s in g th ro u g ha n d le a v in g o n ep ortio ntos us ta inth eform a n dits fu n c tio n s . th e re fo re . th e yc o n v erg ein tos t re a m sa n doc e a n s .n e x t.w h ic hfo rm s th eo va ls u rfa c eo fo u r liv ingm irro r.a sform in gth egra n d m y s tic lin k sint h ec h a ino f life .w h ic hb in d sth eo rg a n is m o f m a n toth es o u lo f thes ta rs .w ithin th ea stra l lig h t a b o v eth ep la n e t'sa tm os p h e re . w es e eth at th e fo rc e s re fle c te d fro m it a re re c e iv e dd i re c tlyfro ma b o v e . w a sc o n fin edw ith inthelim itso f th ep la n e t 's a tm o s ph e re ). u p o nth is s p iritu a l p la n e . (w he re a s . m is t-lik e. w ith inthep la n e t's a tm o s ph e re . S ofa r. te rm e ds u b -m u nd a n e . w ew il l n o w .w h e re ap ris m a tic re fle c tio n isc a s ta ro u n dth ee arth . a n dth e ne x pa n d sits e lf . toth e a e ria l ra c e so f su p e r-m u n d a n e life .e n te rw ith in th eo cc u lt s p a c e so fh u m a n ity. tow h ic hw eh a v ep re vio u s lyre ferre d . W ep e rc e iv eth a t. th es te lla r fo rc e sa rere f le c te d fro m th es o u l to th eh ig h e r oc ta v eo f li fe .e a c hra yp a rta k in gof th e p e c u li a rc o lo r rep re s e n te db y th es o u l f ro m w h ic hi t isre fle cte d . re g a r dth eo th e r h a lf. th eh ig h e r a n dm oree th e re a l p rin c ip le su n d e rg oach a n g eo fp ola rity .T h isp r is m a ticre fl e c tio nist h ea s tro -m ag n e tics p h ere . fro m th em i llio n so f ea rth 'sin h ab ita n tsth ere is s u e sc o n tin u a l ra y so f re fl e c te dlig h t. in a na n g le toth e le ft o f thes p h e re .a n dd e s c rib e th ep he n o m e n aa s it p a s s e sin re v ie w b e fo reo u rs p i ritu a ls ig ht. w ith th em ath e m a tic a l e x a c titu d eof th es o la r s p e c tru m .A s th e s e ra y sa s c e n d.a n da re re fle cte du p w a rd a g a in . th e fo rm e r a s tra l b e lt. ju s t d e s c rib e d . w eh a v eon lyb e h e ldou rh u m a nd up le xm irro r fro m th e s p in a l c o lu m na n d th eb a s eo f th eb ra in . o r po la ro p p o s i tes u r fa c eof o u rd u p lexm irro r. w h ic h iss tric tly c o n fin e dw i th inth eli m itso f th ep la n e t'sga s e o u s e n v e lop e .L e t u sn o w . ina na n g letot h erig h to f th es p h e re. A ll o f th e s elu m in o u so c e a nso fe th e rea liz e dlig ht s e e k th e ir o w np la n e . th ere fo re .T H EU N IO N O FT H ES O U LA N D T H ES T A R S2 8 7 th eform o f as p i ra lb e lt. th eod y lics p h e r eo fm a n . c o n s ti tu tin gas ort o fa s tra l ra in b o w (i f w em a yu ses u c haterm ). a sh ere fl e c tsth ea stra l in flu xf ro m h isb o dytoth elo w e ro c ta v eof life .th e n . a n da ls oa no th e r p o rtiontob era dia te dtoth es u b -m u n d a nep la n e s . w he re in . W efir s to b s e rv e .w h e re ina re fo rm e dth ea s tra lz o n eso f th em ag n e tice le m e n ta ls . a n dm a in ta in as tric t re la tio nto e a c ho th e r. i sc o n s ta n tl yp o lis h e db yth e v iv id lig h tn in g so f th eim m o r ta ls o u lw i th in .

b e in gm o ree th e rea l. Th efin e r thee s s e n c e . in c re a sin gins iz ew ithe a c hsp ira l. u n d o u b te d l ys a w th e s eb e a u tifu l e th e rea liz e dz o n es .w ec a n n o t te ll.A n d re w J ac k s o nD a v is .T h e s esp ira lsa s s u m eth e ir o w ns p e c ia lc olo r. firs t w ithth a tw h ic hisn e a re s t toth ee a rth . s im ilar toth eb r ig h t rin g sr o u n dth eb od yo fS a tu rn .: int h eo p p o s ite d ire c t io ntoth eo rb ita lm o ti o no f th eea rth . th e4 th . a s s u m in gt h es p ira lfo rm . A ll th a tw ed ok n o w is . ju s t asth ela n d sc a p efro m thew in d o w o f ac a r inm o tio n . th e5 th .w ith int h es p iritu a l s p a c e so f th ea s tra l lig h t. be tw e e nth ep la n e ta n di tsp a re n t ce n te râ m a na n dth ea ng e l. a n dthe7 th . th isb ac k w a rd m o tio n iso n lya na p p e a ra n c e . th e s eo c e a nsflo w ino nec o n tin u a l d ire c tio n . Y e llo w .B ut.T h ec la i rv o y a n t m e d iu m .c o n stitu tin gth ec h a inp re vio u s lym e n t io n e d . bu t. th e6 th . th e s ea ret h es e v e ng rad u a te ds p ir it w o rld s . c o m m e nc in g . th e s eo c ea n s g ra d u alllya s c e n d. w h ic h e n c irclea ne th e re a ls p h e reor w o rldo f th es a m eide n tic a lc o lo r. S till g a z in ga tth iss u b lim ep a n o ra m ao f N a tu re 'sw o n d e rfu l for m a tio ns . Blu e . I t m a yb etha t.a p p ea rsto th eo cc u p a n t tobem o v in g . w h oc a n n ot p e n e tra te th eo u te r e n v e lo p e o fc rys ta lliz e df o rc e .T h efi rs tw o rld .T h ene x t. v iz . th eh ig h e r it a s ce n d s . isn e a re s t too u rp h y sic a lc o n d it io n s a n da bs o rb sth eco a rs e s tp o rt io n s . inflo w in gb a c k w a rd.s otha t th em o s t e th e re a lo f a ll re a c h esth ec o n fi n e so f th e . O ra n g e." B ut h ew a sq u i tem is ta k e n ins u p p o s in gth e m to b e th eh om e so fd is em b o d ie dh u m an ity .2 8 8T H EL IG H TO FE G Y P T th a t. T h ew r ite rc a n n o t b ep o s itiv eu p o nth is p o in t.T h e se s p h e resa reth ese v e ne th e re aliz e dw o rlds .c a lle do b je c tiv em a tte r. th e3 rd . an da rere late dh e rea s th e ya c tu allya p p e a re d toh im in th ere a lm sof s p irit.th e2 n d . b e tw e e nth ee a rth a n dtheS u n .G re e n . W en e e ds c a rc elya d d th a t. 1 6 -3 2 -6 4 .T h e s e s p ira ls . th efi rs t ro u n dbe in g a b o u t th es a m ec i rc u m fe re n c ea sth ee a rt h 'sa n n u a l o rb it a b o u t th e S u n .w h ic hform th es u b je c tiv e a rc . int h era tioo f 1 -2 . a b s o rbsth en e x t ins p iritu a l q u a lity . In d ig o .T h e y flo w b a c k w ardin th eo rb it.o rl a s tV io le t. a sw eh a v ep re v iou s lys h o w n .A sthere a d e rh ass e e n . th ey a reinh a b ite db ya e ria l ra c e s. W h a t th e re m a yb eb e y on dth is . th a t it is th ere a lmo f th ea n g els . c a u s e db y th ee a rthm o v in gfo rw ard .w h e nh ede s c rib e d"t h es u m m e rl a n d " inh is "S te ll a rK e y . w h ic hs u sta inth ee xte rn a l life fo rc e s o f th ea e ria l ra ce s . w epe rc e iv e th a tth e s ea s tro -s p iritu a lz on e so rb e lt sc o n ta int h ee th e re a l iz e dm a te ria l sa n de s s e nc e so fe a rth.w h ic hw eh a v eju s t de s c rib e d . co n s titu tem ig h tyz o n e s. a st h e s ea re h iso w na c tu a le xp e rie n c e s .4 -8 .w h ichisR e d .w h oin h ab it th e s eglo rio u sw o r ld s .

m a n 's b irth -rig h t ise v e r th es a m e . b e tw e e n th eu pp e ra n dth e lo w e rm a n if e s ta tio n s .a s as p iritu a l e n tity . th eg e n e ra to r. F IN IS . inth efo rmo fa na s tr o -s p iritu a l e s s e n c e . inth eform o fa na s tro -m a g n eticflu id . h eb e c o m e s th eg ra n dco n s e rv a to r. o f s p irit u a la n dm a te ria l lifef o rc e s . th a tu nite sm a nto a ll b e lo w him a n db in dsh im tothe im m o rt a l re a lm sof lifea b o v e.w ew ill o n lyad dth a ta s ac h ildo f G o d . th rou g h o u t th ew id e u n iv e rs eo fm a n if e s te db e in g . n om in dca ng ra s pa ll th em y s te r ie so fm a n . "n o n e. th e nse p a ra tin git in toitst riu n eq u a li tie s .T H EU N IO N O FT H ES O U LA N D T H ES T A R S2 8 9 a n g e li cw o rld . H eisth es u s ta in e r of th eu n iv ers e sb e lo w . to th ere a lm sa b o v e ." S ob eit . It isth es p ira lc y cleo fn e c e ss ity tra v e rs e db yth e lifea to m s .W h at a w fu l a n du n s u s p ec te dm y s te ri e sliec o n ce a le dw ith i no u rb e in g! V e rily. in ag ro s s e rf o rm . a sth em e e tin gp o in to f th eeq u ilib riu m . w h ic he x te n dfro m thec e le s tia l w o rld s toth ee a rth . e x te n d too u rp lan e t'sv e ryce n te r.a ndd iffu s e si tsv io le t aro m a sw ith i nth es p a c esth a ta re d iv in e.o r ath in go f d u s t. p ro c la im th eu n b ro k e nu n io nb e tw e e n th es ou la n dth es ta rs . o f th eg re at O N EL IF E . fo rm ingth e s es p i ra l z o n e so f th ein terio rh e a v e n s.o r th e c ry s talliz a tio nof fo rc e . t oth ep la n eso f lifebe lo w . inth e ir d es c e n t in to m a tte r. It isth es p ira lc o r do fN a tu re w h o s ev ib ratio n s . to -d a ya n dfo re v erm o re . T h em ys te rie so f m a na reth em y s te rie sof G o d . a n dth e ra d ia to r. o fw h ic hev e no c c u ltistsh a v es c arc e lyd re a m ed . first.B yh isdu p le xa c tiono fb o d yan ds o u l.a ndth e n . R e a d e r . a b s o rb ingth ec u rren tso f th e lifew a v e . fro m th em irro r of h iss o u l. w ein sta n tlyc o m pre h e n dth eg ra n d c o n n e ctio no f th ew h o leu n iv ers e . ap ro g re s s iv eco n s c io u sim m o r ta lity.H eis th e w o n d e r fu lm ic ro c os m .th e n re -p o la riz in ga n d tra n s m ittingth eg ro s se rp o rtio n s.a n dw h oc a n s o lv e th e m h e reone a rth ?T h es o u la n s w ere th . th efi n e ra n dm o r ee th e re a l po rtio n s . ist h em y s tic a l c h a ino fth eg re a t o n eli fe . th eo c e a nso fp u rifiedlifee s s en c e .T h esa m ey e s te rda y . In M A N li e sc o n c e a ledth es a c re dm y s te ryo f th elo s tw o rd . a n d in th e ir a s c e n t in to th ere a lm so fc o n s c io uss p iritu a l e x is te n c e . Inc o nc lu s io n .a n dr e fle c tin g . from th ea n g e ls tom a n . A sw ep e rc e iv eth isf a c t.a n dh ei sth eg e n e ra to ro f th ee s s e n c e s w h ic hs u s ta inth e lifeo fm y r ia d sinb ri g h te rw o rldsth a no u rs. re ta in in go n e .M A N s ta n d su p o nt h ec e n tra l ru n g o f th ec y c licla dd e r.

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