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The Spiritual Tradition at the Roots of Western Civilisation ~ Peter Kingsley

”Perhaps the simplest way of describing the situation would be to say that, two and a half thousand years ago in the West, we were given a gift — and in our childishness we threw away the instructions for how

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Mantra in the Gospel of the Egyptians

.. ” One is the word, the Father of the light of everything, he who came forth from the silence, while he rests in the silence, he whose name is in an invisible symbol. A hidden, invisible mystery came forth:

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The Holy War ~ René Daumal

Extracts from The Holy War. Full piece available here ~ http://www.gurdjieff.org/daumal1.htm I am going to write a poem about war. Perhaps it will not be a real poem, but it will be about a real war. What I am going to make won’t

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Quotes From Amiel’s Journal

”Let mystery have its place in you; do not be always turning up your whole soil with the plowshare of self-examination, but leave a little fallow corner in your heart ready for any seed the winds may bring, and reserve

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Radiant Is The World Soul ~ Rabbi Abram Isaac Kook

Radiant Is The World Soul Full of splendor and beauty, Full of life, Of souls hidden, Of treasures of the holy spirit, Of fountains of strength, Of greatness and beauty. Proudly I ascend Toward the heights of the world soul

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Psalm 23

The Lord Is My Shepherd I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: He leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s

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On Energy ~ William James

Extracts from ”The Energies of Man” by William James (in 1906).     ”….If an unusual necessity forces us to press onward, a surprising thing occurs. The fatigue gets worse up to a certain critical point, when gradually or suddenly

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