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abcThis character however is the main theme / core of the ‘story’.....Briefly. What he has done in [A]. His decisions/ actions. How he comes to terms; should he want to; with the result of those same decisions / actions in [B, i.e.,the middle 'ground']...In order to get to [C]. Which again fits in with all esoteric lore. All authors suggest that within [B] is an ongoing process from [A]. "As above so below". The implication being just as it is a learning curve in [A] that same process is continued in [B]. Or more importantly- the main implication being- that all problems can still be resolved. Negatives can still be turned into positives. But all agree...that is only possible when its a personnel choice. That about turn, [u-turn] has to be a individual effort.

Analogy {in the modern sense of the word}: "I've done a lot of work in the community at home. I wanted them to know that mistakes happen but you can come back, if you work hard..." [Quote by Justin Gatlin after beating Bolt in the 100 meter final. 06/08/17].

"It seldom happens that a man changes his life through his habitual reasoning. No matter how fully he may sense the new plans and aims revealed to him by reason, he continues to plod along in the old paths until his life becomes frustrating and unbearable - he finally makes the change only when his usual life can no longer be tolerated." Tolstoy [1828 - 1910. Extract taken from the book 'Mind Magic' by Betty Shine]. Try ''plough''.

'45 Mercy Street' ?

Landscape equivalent?: "Is it possible to wake up"? Ouspensky wanted to know. 'It is', said Gurdjieff, but it is very difficult. Because the habit from which we are trying to escape is like a powerful current, and after trying to swim against it for a few minutes we gradually lose strength and go to sleep again. It is necessary to follow a precise method of escaping. Man is a machine. If he is to learn to rise above his 'mechanicalness' - he must understand the machine." ['The Occult' / C. Wilson].

N.B. The Nile river - "the only river that rises above the horizon." Enlarged elsewhere.

abA working example?..."She was merciful and would cure anyone who repented and promised to atone for their actions. For example, a worker named Neferabu recorded that he had been punished by Meretseger for his sins. However, he confessed and did his best to make amends and the goddess forgave him and cured him of his affliction. These notions of ''sin'' and ''repentance'' were not common in ancient Egypt. They believed in Maat {balance and order} and chaos rather than ''good'' and ''evil'' - and NO other deity rewarded atonement or punished sin in this manner..." ['www.ancientegyptonline.co.uk/meretserger' ].

REFRESHER: "Gnosis is spiritual knowledge obtained by divine inspiration. Knowledge being the one true route {66?} to god. Men are never cut off from 'god' by Sin - but only by ignorance." [Extract from a book by D. Monroe]. Anything?

Analogy of same..."...It appears that misery, starvation, and disease are whips of our karma that ultimately drive us to seek the true meaning of life." [Extract from the book 'Autobiography of a Yogi'. Enlarged elsewhere].

"Never say any man is hopeless, because he only represents a character, a bundle of habits, and these can be checked by new and better ones." [Swami Vivekananda].

Question. 'Younger' / 'elder' link?

Question 2. Is that the reason maybe, why all authors of this subject do continue to write and believe in it. The fear factor. Not wanting to believe that there is an end to it? Spending the time and effort to convince others? That is a possibility. But for this reader, at least, that possibility; when assessed and 'weighed' up with all 'its' relevant circumstantial evidence; is well down his list of 'possibilities'.

That 'effort' represented by the 'eternal apprentice', [explained elsewhere]. By way of a 'fire', i.e., the 'effort taken' ['plough' symbolism] - to understand something, by way of, thought/emotion/will. All explained elsewhere. Sufi equivalent...Al-Ghazali/s 'Path to Sufism'- [his deliverance from error]. Link to the 'fall', [key] i.e.,in relation to an individual effort, by way of a 'leap' [key. In Islams case that word is 'miraj']... of understanding, by way of the 'heart',[key]. Book twenty one of ' The Revivification of the Re-ligious Sciences.' That link to the 'middle way' in relation to a possible journey. An individual one.

"We cannot know the destination other than what it is not; what we have already exhausted or demonstrated untrue in our experience. A candidate's position in the initiatory structure can be best determined by the questions that concern them, not the answers that they think they have understood." [Extract from the book 'The Magister'. Mentioned elsewhere].

''...destination'' - relative to a 'journey' - ''...what we have already exhausted" in relation to those 'list of possibilities' - what the author of the above text defines as the ''way of exhaustion'' what others define as [by] way of 'negation'. All a link to the benefits of working something out by objectivity. Analogy of same - but now in the ''spiritual'' sense...

"For Corbin, the Arabic words 'zahir' and 'batin' perfectly indicate the contrast and complementary between exoteric and esoteric. In Islam, everything that is, all external or apparent [zahir] phenomena conceal [and thereby reveal to whomever has eyes to see] a hidden, interior [batin] reality."................."Arabic accordingly proposes another set of terms: 'tanzil' and 'tawil.' Tanzil, which is the ordinary word for 'positive religion' or the letter of the Revelation, means [literally] ''to cause to come down.'' Tawil, conversely, means ''to cause to return,'' that is, to ascend or lead back [restore to its origin]........"Tawil is ''to bring something back to its origin'' - Hence he who practices tawil is one who turns his speech from the outer form to the inner reality." [Extracts taken from 'Alexandria' Vol. One. Mentioned elsewhere].

"The Quran has an outer meaning and an inner meaning." [Quote by Muhammad]........"the outer knowledge which is the shell, protects the inner knowledge which is the seed." [Page 22, 39, of the book, 'Secret of Secrets'].

Mustard seed?

'Mans Search for Meaning' / Viktor Frankl.

Hebrew equivalent..."Jewish gnostics believed that answers to these questions were encoded in two allegorical myths from the Book of Moses: Genesis and Exodus. Genesis means 'origination'. It was understood as encoding teachings about the descent of the soul into physical incarnation. Exodus means 'the way out'. It was seen as encoding the teachings about the initiates spiritual path back to God." [From the book 'Jesus and the Lost Goddess' by T. Freke and P. Gandy].

N.B. Recall the 'river' that once crossed - is where ''Solomon's Temple'' was 'built'. Think on it - relative to such books as 'A Test of Time'.

Most also imply that ones personnel journey especially B-C is ‘best done’ as a ‘community effort’. The collective one. As represented by those three ‘Plugs’ in the ascending passage of the Great Pyramid. Symbolic of something learned. In the positive sense..and now put to use. With this in mind all the characters have persons who they wish to seek out. ’Deceased’ friends / relations e.t.c. All contribute to all the results. The collective effort, which if you think about it has again a certain logic to it. Who else would you go looking for in a strange environment other than persons who you think are already there. Who hopefully know the answers to those anticipated questions about that brand new yet strange environment, i.e., its ‘daily’ purpose etc.

As represented by those three granite ‘plugs’ in that most famous pyramid. They were not put there as some have suggested to stop persons gaining entry or similar theories. One would have been sufficient. Each one is symbolic of each pharaoh and/or those three universal principles. The ‘chipped’ one at the top represents Khufu and/or the importance of ''will''. Not complete = ‘chipped’. [Purposely done, ‘Pyramid of secrets’ / A. Alford]. He represents the ‘apprentice’. An individual still in the learning process. Another indication of same is ‘Knee’ symbology, i.e., Supplication, [ ‘Out of the shadows’./M.Palmer].

Question. A chip off the old block? Father/Son therefore 'son of' link?

Side note. Around those three plugs were found 'girdle-stones'. What do they represent?

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The 'magic' square of Saturn.

"The role of Poseidon is not so straight forward, and it may eventually be shown to have more than a single strand, but it is the epithets such as 'Earth-encircler' or 'Earth girdler' commonly applied to him that concerns us now. He takes part in similar astronomical activities to gods who are more readily associated with planets. These include Poseidon 'covering' or assuming the form of mortals {i.e.,as friend of mankind} - events that indicate the occultation or temporary obscuring of stars by a planet. Other phases create images of the rising and setting of Saturn, and its journey across the heavens in company - or in conjunction - with other planets. For these reasons Poseidon has been assigned to the planet known in later history as Saturn...In the course of the Iliad, gods - representing planets - assume the voices or characters of mortals {stars}. In this way, Homer records a phenomenon known as occultation, when the moon or a planet journeying across the sky passes in front of celestial objects that are further away, such as stars or outer planets, and temporarily obscures them. It may be that total obscuration occurs only when a god assumes the body of a mortal; when a god assumes the voice of a mortal or is said to be helping him, this may indicate that the planet is only close to the personal star of the warrior concerned." ['Homer's Secret Iliad'].

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15 steps that lead down into the tomb of Tut. Directly below Al-Qurn. The 'Horn'. Question. The Horn of Plenty?

A closer {correct?} reason for Poseidon to be linked with Saturn - in the modern {psyche?} sense of the work could be: "Astronomically, Saturn is the visual boundary of the solar system. Beyond Saturn lie the outer planets, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto, which represent various forms of the transpersonal experience. The outer planets account for experiences that take place in 'heaven' or in non-linear sacred time, whereas the planets from Saturn inward to the Sun deal with the earthly plane, or profane time - that which can be accounted for in the physical world...Saturn is the planet that binds us to incarnation and stands as the guardian of the gateway between the world of form and the imaginal realm...Liz Greene calls him 'The Dweller on the Threshold'...the boundary of visual experience...and indeed he is - mythologically, psychologically, astrologically, philosophically and astronomically." ['Saturn in Transit' / E. Sullivan].

''Inner/outer''/ ''naked/un-naked'' / ''line of sight / occulted'' - as a means...?

As is: 'Thrones' rule Saturn.

shellREFRESHER: "Poseidon had gone to visit the Ethiopians worlds away. Ethiopians off at the farthest limits of mankind, a people split in two; one part where the Sungod sets and part where the Sungod rises. There Poseidon went to receive an offering, bulls and rams by the hundred - far away at the feast, the Sea-Lord sat {'throne'?} and took his pleasure." [From Book 1 'The Odyssey'. Translation by R. "Fagles].

So the question all the above raises is: Where within that 'defined space' would be the representation of a 'Throne' ?

Try ''Cepheus'' if only in relation to Ethiopia. Horn of Africa?

''Poseidon {the Earth - girdler} = Saturn'' - Together with - ''Zeus consort, Hera is the moon, and four of the five planets visible to the naked eye are represented by his immortal children, the fifth being assigned to Poseidon." While recalling that such 'locations' as Judah within, say, the Hebrew culture {landscape? therefore South?} is also identified with 'Saturn' {'Homer's Secret Iliad'].

horizonAnd/or: "As with all important alchemical stories, there are meanings within meanings in this account of Helvetius meeting with the mysterious adept {Imhotep link?}...The reason why he so carefully recorded the time and date with the stranger was because of its astrological importance. In the 'forenoon' {zenith?} of that day, no fewer than five planets were in Capricorn, and Saturn - the ruler of 'lead', and the ruler of the alchemical process which transforms lead - was in the 'scholarly degree' of 21 Capricorn. Helvetius seems to be of the opinion that the operation of alchemy, like the operations of true Will, involves the whole 'cosmos' - that for true 'magic' to work, the Heavens and Earth must be in accord." ['The Zelator']. Try ''true will'.

All as a means...?

As is 3 degrees Sagittarius.

2021?

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Try ''Butterfly'' - make a connection to ''Bee''. Honey?

As is {but now from a different perspective}: "The strength figure is girdled and garlanded with a chain of 'red roses' and 'green leaves', these complementary colours indicating that passions should be held back at a safe distance from each other throughout our courses of consciousness. There are two roses in the garland, the number of Wisdom, and six in the girdle, the number of Beauty {which makes another likeness between this trump and temperance}. Nevertheless, there are four bunches of leaves sticking up from the garland on the head like horns, and horned figures have always stood for strength, while four is the number of Mercy on the Tree. Mercy with Strength. Just above the garland, two or three little dots represent bees attracted to the flowers, and the sweetness and strength symbology of the bee and lion are highly significant with this card." ['The Talking Tree' / W. Gray. Chapter Twenty].

Side note: ''{courses} of consciousness'' = Poseidon link? i.e.,Master of the Waters and/or Tamer of Horses. See it?

Hint, hint or would that be knock, knock?..."To be sure, 20 is not exactly interesting for mystical and magic pursuits, but on the other hand, it is extremely important in the formation of number systems. For the simple reason that the fingers and toes add up to 20, this number forms the basis for counting in many cultures. Among the Celts, for example, 40 is called two times 20. The Ainu in northern Japan have a very similar way of counting and express, for instance, 80 as 4 times 20, which corresponds exactly to the French 'quatre' {four} 'vingts' {twenty}. The Maya used to connect 20 with the solar deity just as in ancient Babylonia it was linked with Samash, the sun god. In Quiche, the Mayan writing system, the cipher for the number 20 is a human figure, and among the Hopi, a child is given a name on the twentieth day to become a real human {nickname?}. In medieval Christian exegesis, on the other hand, 20 was taken to point to man's realization of the 10 Commandments in act and intention, or else as a product of 4 times 5, that is the 5 books of the Pentateuch, which is the law, and the 4 Gospels, which mean grace..." ['Mystery of Numbers' / A. Schimmel}.

Question. In landscape symbolism in which quarter {'quatre'?} would the above be represented by - S/W or S/E or somewhere {along?} the 'middle' ground { as with Stonehenge?}.

Analogy {physical one?}: Or the Christian equivalent of ‘kneeling’, in relation to... wanting to understand a subject, [representational of]. Khufu is seen with one hand ‘on heart’...Only one hand on knee. As opposed to the other two, who are seen to be seated. [ ‘Throne’ symbolism ]. With both hands on both knees. One Palm inward,[left]. Representing...an awareness now made and especially understood through ’Supplication’, i.e., Hands on top of knees. Higher over lower, i.e., Hands belong to upper part. Knees to lower part. Thinking cap time.

sexMore ‘adept’ than ‘apprentice’. A link to an interest in something. That over time; as with any interest; may develope into a greater interest. Represented in esoteric circles; with the word ‘Love', [ Sufi lore especially...and especially so...in relation to the understanding of the ‘divine’ bit and its relationship / relevance to each individuals ‘overall journey’ ]. Represented with that universal ‘love’ symbol. The heart. Or for a more practical example. Mr Brian Cox and his quote in relation to his own subject of interest. Physics..."Its hard but beautiful", ...unless of course, Mr Cox is referring to his obsession with 'helicopters'. He is a "chopper obsessive", is he not. Penile envy?

''He { YHWH?} hath made everything beautiful in his time." [Eccles.iii.11].

"The good, of course, is always beautiful, and the beautiful never lacks proportion." Plato.

Try ''logos'' to DEFINE its true meaning not only to subject material but to the world at large.

''Yes or no'' ?

From a different perspective: {future one?}: "The Rose of the World will teach the absolute value of individuals and their divine birthrights: the right to be free from the yoke of poverty and the oppression of power-hungry groups, the right to well being, the right to all forms of free creative work and the public unveiling of the 'fruits of that work'. The right of religious searchings, and the right to beauty...Humanities gifts will be put to a different use, dictated by the thirst for knowledge, a love for all living beings, a need for all forms of higher creative work - and a passion for beauty." [Pages 38-41 'The Rose of the World' / D. Andreev].

Refresher: "Gnosis illuminates the deepest substratum of self. Walk the road to the land of shadows. There dwells the secret knowledge of the soul. One cannot free oneself by bowing to the yoke - only by breaking it. Be a breaker of yokes, not a digger of furrows." [Page 11 'The Deeper Teachings of Merlyn' / D. Monroe].

Analogy of same...Virgil in relation to 'intellect' {verses?} Beatrice in relation to 'intuition' of a {'higher' order?}, i.e.,eureka moments that take one into {higher?} realms/domains/altered states of 'knowledge' - regardless of subject. REPRESENTATIONAL OF. And/or PROCESS OF.

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Hawawa. The guardian of the forest. Question. Why is the face drawn in such a form. Wrinkles? {Labyrinth?}. That link to Gog and Magog and finally [ a 'stage' further on] to the ''Guardian of the Gate.'' As a representation of something. Surah eighteen [translated by Yusuf Ali ] gives information on all the above. Clue. Lord of East and West [of which the figure of Alexander is only one possibility].

Same thing just a different subject, [ and fortunately for man/woman kind, not as difficult - as say Physics - hence the link to the 'Jesus' quote, i.e.,John xiv,6].

The word 'Beatitude' and its underlying meaning, another example. Explained elsewhere. ‘Heart’ being one of those archetypes / keys. Hence the link to the Egyptian "weighing of the heart". Something that was once 'gross', [Alchemy, use of], has the potential [through, ''understanding''],to become 'less gross'. Hebrew equivalent = 'unhewn', i.e.....

"There are two types of 'altar' mentioned in Scripture, namely, altars of sacrifice, and altars of witness. In the case of 'altars' of sacrifice strict commands were given that such were to be made of earth or stone, but if stone was used, it must be unhewn....no tool must be used...."for if thou lift up thy tool upon it, thou has 'polluted' it" [Exodus 20:24-25]. But in the case of altars of witness that were not for sacrifice no such instructions were issued. The altar of Isaiah 19:19-20 is clearly stated to be an altar of witness: "it shall be a sign and for a witness unto the lord"; hence there is nothing to prevent it being built of hewn stone". [ Book one, chapter three, 'Pyramidology', by A. Rutherford].

''Who but I can unfold the secrets of the unhewn Dolmen?'' {Song of Amergin}. Coincidence?

"The symbol of the 'lower' will is the altar".

Question. What represents 'higher'?

Question 2. Why bother at all?

"In one story this process of increasing limitation is envisioned as a cosmic cow standing with each leg in one quarter of the world; with each age that passes a leg is lost, resulting in the absurd and unstable world we live in today - a cow balancing on one leg. According to the information in the Laws of Manu, the morning and twilight periods between the dawn of each new era equal one tenth of there associated yuga..." [from the book by J. Jenkins].

''Who calls the Cattle from the House of Tethra?''

''On whom do the Cattle of Tethra smile?'' {Song of Amergin}.

Try ''cattle'' to make a connection. Question. 'Spirit' or 'soul'? As a means....?

Egyptian equivalent: "...the UNfired brick mastabas with facades composed of recesses and projections, characteristic of the First Dynasty, discovered at Saqqara not far from the pyramid of Zoser." [Extract from the book by L. Lamy].

Saqqara - near the apex of the Nile Delta - ''UNfired'' therefore; a representation of something associated with it. Question. What? Question 2. What would 'fired' be represented with?

Clue. What does the Step Pyramid represent?

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Question. Is the 'dog' following or leading? All as a means...? Heliacal rising?

Side note: The author of 'Imhotep the African' asks the question ''So who was Horus before he became the Son of Osiris''. Speculates just on one line within the Pyramid Texts - 'Horus who is in the Spdt'' all in relation to the constellations {Homer?} of Orion and Canis Major.

Try ''Horus in/of the horizon'' and ''bosom'' to 'see' something beyond ''Sothic Cycles'' and therefore Zep tepi {'first time'}.

To understand 'first time' try ''foundations''. All as a means...?

Side note 2: Underneath within a labyrinth of tunnels found mummified Ibis birds and Baboons. A shaft {Osiris shaft?} finally found. At its base a wooden coffin within the large Granite one. What does it all represent?

Clue. 'Baboon' = the ''dawning'' of something. REPRESENTED with the sun.

Wood - henge - Stone - henge?

Indian {counter culture? i.e.,from a different perspective} - analogy..."When the Bose institute was opened, i attended the dedicatory services. Enthusiastic hundreds strolled over the premises. I was charmed with the artistry and spiritual symbolism of the new home of science. Its front gate is a centuried relic from a distant shrine. Behind a lotus pool, a sculptured female figure with a torch conveys the Indian respect for women as the immortal light bearer. A small temple in a garden is consecrated to the Noumenon beyond phenomena. Thought of the divine incorporeity is suggested by the absence of any altar image." [Extract from the book 'Autobiography of a Yogi'. Chapter Eight].

'Shadow' in relation to light [anima?]. UNhewn / hewn? {and/or sarsen / blue stones?}. S/W in relation to S/E?

"The rough cubic stone is the symbol of the beginning of the material creation. The polished stone is the symbol of the work [in progress. This readers input]...on the path of return." [Extract taken from the book by J. Dubuis]. Put ''cube'' in the box.

Pagan equivalent, 'giants' within the landscape, in relation to learning something, from a 'wild-man' start. [i.e., 'lower']. Sumerian equivalent = Enkidu, in relation to Gilgamesh, i.e.,..."One day at a watering hole used by gazelles, this trapper [hunter] saw a strange, wild, hairy man, and he watched as this ape - like creature drank then ambled off in the company of the gazelles". [Chapter 15, 'The Sacred History'].

Together with..."And Enkidu is the strong hairy wild man who endured a trial of 'strength' against Gilgamesh and became his 'companion' after their wrestling match". .......That is now through an awareness, less 'gross'. "Enlightened". Hence the same link to Jacob [Old Testament] |"he who wrestled with god", from which he became 'Israel'. "He who struggles [key] with god".

Common parlance...to 'wrestle' or 'submit' to ones own conscious',[and/or ''higher self''] i.e.,relative to lower / higher. Understanding that simple sentence defines both the Hebrew and Muslim religions, i.e.,to wrestle or submit to ones 'higher' self. Benefit of. It also defines the true meaning of the word ''teacher'' of the Essenes. Proving the viability of the subject and its possible relevance to each individual. As it does with...

...'Mighty conch's' blown on ''the holy plain, on the field of Kuru'', who were ''gathered together eager for battle''. [ 'First Discourse' of the book 'The Bhagavad Gita' {The Lord's Song, i.e.,higher over lower or at least; with that potential 'in sight'}.

Understanding the 'hidden' meaning behind such words [KEYS] as 'gazelle' in relation to other associated words such as 'small', 'swift', 'horned' and especially there ability to 'leap', all in relation to a 'water' hole,[ and in the Egyptian case, 'its' association with the desert / 'wilderness'] gives clues not only as to its intended purpose with the reader in mind, but also as to why each animal is a representation of certain 'aspects'. Within those positive and negative parameters, [in relation to the 'Gilgamesh' story].

Another example of same could be the cave art of same, as found in the South West 'corner' of Egypt's ancient boundaries, as speculated upon in the book, 'Black Genesis'. As a 'further' head scratcher....Why is a 'robber' or 'thief' [ Valmiki] selected to tell the story of Rama. The 'hero' of the archaic Indian civilization. Or 'milk maids' in relation to the Krishna story. Or a 'trapper' [hunter] relative to Gilgamesh and 'Enkidu'? Or Perceval raised to be a 'forester'. [Full details of each, will be found in such works as 'The Sacred History']. Clue. A representation of something, outside of the obvious.

"...Gone was the sorrow of parting. The pity and grief for his death, long robber of my peace, now fled in stark shame. [Extract from the book 'Autobiography of a Yogi' . Enlarged elsewhere].

"...that the thief is richer than the one who is robbed." ['Wisdom of the 4th Way'].

"The practice of 'chastity' holds fast the leanings of the 'hunter' in the human being, of which the male side [shadow or anima?] is inclined to pursue game and the female side [same question] to set 'traps'. The practice of 'poverty' binds the tendencies of the 'thief' in the human being , where the male side is inclined to seize and the female side to keep indefinitely, instead of waiting for the free gift of the merited fruit of work. The practice of 'obedience', lastly rivets the will to..." [Taken from the book by Tomberg - 'letter5']. Hermetic doctrine equivalent of those three universal 'aspects' [see Part one] that one has to employ in order to understand ANYTHING. Represented as chastity; poverty and obedience - in order to define something relative to higher/lower. Try ''gift''.

Question. A conspiracy [theory?] over thousands of years? Lets wrestle with it further to define the parts within the whole BEFORE those first impressions keep themselves [and all other 'associated' parts/aspects] in the lower half...i.e.,

"A true scientist is an OBJECTIVE man - sober and open to all experience or new thought. The fact that true scientists are as rare as saints does not at all alter the fact that it is they who represent science. Because it is not the sick and deformed who represent a family, but rather its healthy members. Now true science is the discipline of objectivity, sobriety and diligence or, in other words, the discipline of the vows of 'obedience', 'chastity' and 'poverty'. For one cannot be diligent if one is not poor; richness always entails idleness. One cannot be sober without having a dislike for all that intoxicates; and this is chastity. Lastly, one cannot be objective without obedience to experience and the strict rules of research. It is by virtue of the practice of these three sacred vows that science makes true progress. Thanks to this practice it advances in the direction of depth, i.e., into the same domain as Hermeticism. " [Taken from 'letter 8' of the book by Tomberg].

That internalization [i.e., to 'wrestle'] that we all do to define something. Representation of. Question. A figment of the imagination since the dawn of human experience?

Side note: ''Prudence, Temperance and Charity = Freemasons equivalent. ['Inside the Freemasons' / Satellite TV]. Coincidence?

Continued: Gilgamesh equivalent = now went in search ['together', with his new 'mate', indicative of the 'lower'] for his 'higher' self. Represented as the 'plant of eternal life'. The beginning of that journey, [which started on the 'eleventh' tablet. Think about it, in relation to twelve and thirteen]...represented as the 'unconscious',i.e.,Cedar trees/wood. Of whom the main 'character' = Huwawa. Representing ''the guardian at the gate''. As does the Crete equivalent, the 'Minotaur' [i.e.,in part].

'Labyrinth', for a 'face' - relative to an understanding. Chapter four. 'The Sirius Mystery'].

Quran equivalent...'submission' to god, in relation to the Quran. 'Higher' self found, within it. Hermetic equivalent as explained by Francis Bacon..."Gross matter...is the nutriment of bodies , and spirit is the nutriment of souls. But besides these, there is mind, which is the gift of heaven. [Think about it, in relation to the 'divine bit' ]. "By the light of mind, the human soul is illumined ". 'That which is 'lost' has now the potential to be found'. Relative to the candidate and/or reader. Freemasonry equivalent. Explained elsewhere.

As seen from a different perspective {can you 'see' it? i.e., in relation to that 'bit'}: "Most importantly I became convinced - not just with my mind but my whole organism - that something greater than myself existed. I could no longer call it ''other'' because it seemed to include the whole of myself. I could certainly not call it god because that name solidified it and turned it into an object at once. What it really seemed to be was a dimension of being. And in a way it was still ''other'' because I felt it was always there, never absent, whereas I was by no means so faithful in choosing to be aware of it. When I was aware of it though, it turned the whole world into a gift. Not to be possessed but to be experienced. The rainy sky was a gift, the newspaper boy cycling up the road was a gift - as soon as I could see everything as a gift - in this way - I could relish it and relate to it. So awareness of that other dimension {of being} was something I wanted very much to cultivate. But how?" ['Chapter 8 'Working Towards Transformation' from the book 'The Spiritual Journey' / A. Bancroft].

Something extra to ponder on: "Dimension" {-''less''?} in relation to '137'. Enlarged elsewhere. And/or in answer to the question "But How?" - a study program gives {gift?} the same results.

Side note: ''Wise men make more opportunities than they find." [Francis Bacon]. Quote used in the address to the 'Westminster locals' {Oct 2015] by the Chinese President Mr Xi Jinping.

Sufi equivalent..."For the more one takes off the coarse clothing of this world, the more one feels the warmth of 'ones creator', and the closer to the 'surface inner' one becomes. Closeness to the truth, is in relation to the amount of false materially one has thrown away. In giving away ones 'multiple aspects', one comes closer to the only truth." [Chapter one, 'The Secret of Secrets'. Emphasis, this readers]. Put ''garment'' in the usual box.

"...nothing is covered that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be known." [Matthew X, 26].

"There is a state in which all and everything is gathered - and it is the 'Divine' wisdom." [Quote by Muhammad. Same chapter, same book], i.e.,"The purpose of the 'spirits' coming to this lowest of created realms is that it should seek to return to its 'previous' closeness......."and in accordance with general laws, by following certain steps can return to ones origin."[ Chapter one and two {first page} same book].

"....My life you can take, my integrity never, he replied, before one of the ruffians felled him with a single blow to the head. Just before he died Hiram was able to toss the golden triangle down a well. And that is how the Word came to be lost. As we shall see the quest for the lost Word, is like the quest for the Holy Grail, intimately tied up with the mysteries of human physiology."[ Chapter 18, 'The Sacred History'].

Side note: "This story indicates the preservation, within the Mystery Temples and secret brotherhoods during thousands of years, of the secret of the Trinity, the ''golden Triangle''. It is a reminder that there are three 'higher' {principles?} of thinking/feeling and willing...and in preparation for it, men looked forward to a time when the knowledge of the spirit would no longer be at variance with the ''sons of fire'' who build up the physical sciences. The element that unites them must be another kind of 'fire': incarnate love {i.e.,''grace'' link}. But in order to comprehend this fully, man must know the secrets of the ''seven metals'', that is, of his evolution. It is the crowning work in building of the 'Temple'." ['The Flaming Door' from the chapter entitled 'The Three and the Seven'].

Those 'metals' in relation to the Raft of El Dorado. Enlarged elsewhere.

Compare to "In the beginning was the word, and the word was with 'god', and the word was god." i.e.,two 'meanings' on the same 'pole' relative to a start and END point. That link to Oak Island. Purpose of. Explained elsewhere. As a side note, it is worth noting, that if anything of substance is found on Oak Island, it will be a representation of that ''golden triangle.'' Recall the quote made by F. Bacon.

gross-analogyA side step: Represented {in part} in the Egyptian case as with a 'feather', or as at Stonehenge with the 'Blue' stones. As opposed to the Sarsen ones, [ 'gross' equivalent ]. The Egyptian 'weighing [key] of the heart' ceremony that was led by Anubis the dog/jackal 'god'. Its equivalent in the night sky being Canis Major [The Dog], the interpretation of which, is related to the word 'weight'....i.e., "as the star seems to rise with difficulty from the horizon". [Chapter three. 'The Sirius Mystery'. R.Temple]. Think about it, in relation to... ascending / descending and/or positive over negative.

Represented within higher / lower, [Anubis]. The reason for the difference in size between, head and body of the Sphinx. Symbolism only. Benefits of, in relation to the observer and/or reader, through an 'understanding'.

That ''weight'' [Alchemy equivalent 'gross'], represented in ALL cultures with very large blocks of stone. 'Tons' of stone. Understanding that gives a more balanced appraisal of the following....

"Why specify temples built out of unwieldy 200 ton blocks when it would have been much easier, much more feasible and just as aesthetically pleasing, to use smaller blocks of say two or three tons each? There are really only two answers. Either the people who designed these hulking edifices had knowledge of some technique that made it easy for them to quarry, manipulate and position enormous pieces of stone, or their way of thinking was utterly different from our own.....in which case their motives and priorities are unlikely to be fathomable in terms of normal cross - cultural comparisons." [Chapter 3, page 31, 'The Message of the Sphinx' by G. Hancock and R. Bauval].

Analogy of same..."It is the spiritual seed implanted in the soul of man, through whose growth immortal life is attained. Its light is the rose of the cross that is formed by wisdom and power, being joined together into one and sending its influence through the world. But below all is the realm of illusion, of the most gross and heavy materialized thoughts, sinking into darkness and death [chaos]...." [Extract taken from the book 'Magic: White and Black' by F. Hartman].

Think on it relative to the word 'gravity'. Or an example of the similar concept, but in a different form, could be the nine coffins found in Tutankhamuns tomb. Large wooden ones, together with the smallest being the golden one. While recalling what 'wood' and 'stone' represent. A 'development' one stage further...relative to an understanding...in that inner sense...of the 'word'.

That same link to... 'Unconscoius came a Beauty' / C.Helminshi ]. Especially in relation to the ’feminine principle’...i.e., Shulamite / Nefertiti. Think about it... in relation to the meaning of ‘Nefertiti’. in relation to the word ’Beautiful’. Look it up. Rather than giving in to those first impressions and leaving it to ‘later’. Or putting it to ‘one side’. That final link to J. Campbell quote about a symbol being "energy evoking" in relation to a final destination.

We are All apprentices looking to find our way from A to C, [implied by the same authors. ’subconsciously’ or otherwise ]. Represented in the night sky as ‘Orion The Hunter’, of whom Poseidon was the 'father'. The word 'hunter' and 'giant' associated with same [both key words], of whose head it is said is always above the seas when ever he decides to walk within it. The 'club' , 'indestructible' and made of 'bronze', [key].

Side note {'side light'?}. Poseidon whose domain {'master'} was Atlantis. Question. What does it represent relative to the whole i.e.,subject material.

 

 

Those three notable stars, always show/point North. Think on it, i.e.,relative to Sirius. The beginning or 'dawning' of something. Those three stars ‘under his belt’. Representing a certain accomplishment, [explained within]. Sometimes shown, [depending on author]...with the ‘Hare’ symbol close by. Indicative of an understanding of...In relation to ‘its’ purpose. In the context / concept of a ‘journey’. Both inner and outer, [ Micro/Macro. [Keys].

Why the Hare? Symbology as previously mentioned is just a generalisation of the main theme. The construction of say a boeing 747 is a good example. We understand the general idea of how that plane, [main theme], is put together; in comparison say; to an indigenous tribe of the rain forest-who may see it as something created by the ‘gods’- but we do not understand exactly; what those specifications are that put it all together. Nor do we need to know in order to intake that general idea.

That generalization helps to build a foundation on which an understanding of a subject can be formed. [Explained throughout]. As it is with any subject. Past present or future. Which again has a certain logic to it.

Whatever we learn, regardless of what it is that is learned..then sooner or later 'it' becomes ‘intuitive’ does it not? This subject is no different. The only difference is; according, [implied] by the same authors; is that this subject, unlike most others is not just relevent in [A]. It helps with A-C, [should B and C exist of course]. Remember objectivity at all times. To understand the subject. Nothing more.

"The prerogative of the human race is objectivity, the essential content of which is the Absolute. There is no knowledge without objectivity of the intelligence; there is no freedom without objectivity of the will; and there is no nobility without objectivity of the soul. In each of these three domains, it is a question of both a horizontal and vertical objectivity". [First page, first chapter..."Esoterism as Principle and Way"/ F.Schuon].

And/or: "The revelation that strikes a man in the moods of waking consciousness, is that this objective is always there. All he has to do is learn to see it, and everything else follows; his true will awakens." [From the chapter 'Two Russian Mages' within the book 'The Occult' / C. Wilson. Includes italics with the exception of the word in bold print.].

Think about it in relation to those 'three' universal constants.

A working example {in the 'landscape' sense of the word}: "The Great River was itself regarded, like all landscape features of ancient Egypt, as the body of a god. His name was Hapi, and he was usually depicted as androgynous, for he was the nurturing 'mother' of the abundant life of the Nile valley. Hapi was not just a ''personification'' of the river - it was as if - people saw through the vivid landscape in which they lived to the energies, forces, and beings of which it was an expression." [Chapter entitled 'A Metaphysical Landscape' from within the book 'Temple of the Cosmos' / J. Naydler. Includes italics - with the exception of the word in bold print].

"Regarding this new point of awareness which is the birth of the observing I, this is the baby step of a new state of being, one that will lead to the ability to live in the presence with detachment, peace, independence of outer circumstances, freedom from distorted and imitated habits." ['Wisdom of the 4th Way]. Continued elsewhere.

Try ''child'' to see it from a different perspective.

Question. Copy cats?

Refresher..."Got to see it, rather than just read it..." John Humphrys talking to D. Tennant and Greg Doran in relation to the plays by W. Shakespeare. [400th anniversary. Radio 4. 23/04/16].

As seen from a different perspective: "One passage names a specific location that some of these 'gods' found there way to, the first place they settled in Egypt {i.e.,of the Early Primeval Age - who survived the 'flood'}. This turns out not to have been Edfu, in Upper Egypt but rather the city that the Greeks came to know as Heracleopolis - which the Egyptians called the 'House of the Royal Child'..." ['Magicians of the Gods'].

Analogy of same..."Likewise the phases of development during which a Great Entity [explained / enlarged elsewhere] organises itself are internal and therefore subjective. They are not carried out under the stimulus of sensations derived from external conditions, but under the stimulus of feelings arising from internal conditions, [objective link. This readers input]... and the phase corresponding to the phase of existence which a human soul passes through between death and birth." [ 'incarnation'/ 'reincarnation' link]. Chapter 8, 'The Cosmic Doctrine'. Mentioned elsewhere].

"In research work it is usually considered to be wiser to hunt up the facts then think out the implications for oneself. Afterwards one can compare results with the standard authorities, and then decide upon ones attitude. In dealing with the great myths such as those of Isis and Osiris, or with the ancient 'sun' and 'moon' myths, the student cannot as a rule follow this method in its entirety. In all cosmic myths there are at least two aspects to be considered, the sensible and the intelligible meanings. In applying a cosmic myth to the microcosm [man], there are also two aspects which have to be taken into account, the objective and the subjective. One must know something of both these aspects before one can realize the implications of the facts one has collected." [Chapter 5, from the book by C. Seymour].

"...the 'nails' of objectivity - which give conscience to thought."

The symbol of which is the Crown of Thorns, i.e.,"The 'thorns' of the crown center function as the 'nails' of objectivity..." [Taken from 'letter 5' from within the book by Tomberg].

"But what is the difference between objective and subjective states of existence? ...The popular idea is that objective perceptions are real and subjective ones only the products of our imagination. But a little reflection will show that all perceptions, the objective as well as the subjective ones, are the results of our ''imagination." [Quote from the book by F. Hartman].

Exercise. Put all the above together to encrypt the following. Or put another way the paragraph below 'explains' [summarizes] all the above.

" The first power that meets us at the threshold of the souls dominion is the power of the imagination: it is the plastic and creative power of the mind. Man is conscious of being able to receive ideas and to put them into forms. He lives not entirely in the objective world, but possesses an interior world of his own. It is in his power to be the sole autocrat in that world, the master ['higher' link] of its creations and lord over all it contains. He may govern there by the supreme power of his will, ['three aspects' link] and if ideas intrude, which have no legitimate right to exist in it, it is in his power either to drive them away or suffer them to remain and to grow ['repetitive /groove' link]. His reason is the supreme ruler in that world, its ministers are the emotions, If mans reason, misled by the treacherous advise of the emotions,['lower' link] suffers evil ideas to grow, they may become powerful and dethrone reason, unless it employs the Will to suppress them...

...In that interior world is the battle ground ['The Bhagavad Gita' link] of the 'gods'. There the gods of love and hate , the daemons of lust, and pride, and anger, the devils of malice, cruelty, and revenge, vanity, envy, and jealousy, may hold high carnival, ['feast of fools' link] they may stir up the emotions, and, unless subdued by Reason,['higher' link] they may grow strong enough to de-throne it. Reason rests upon truth. Wherever truth is disregarded illusions appear. If we lose sight of the highest, the lower will appear to be the highest, and an illusion will be created. 'One' is the number of truth, 'six' is the number of illusion, because the six have no existence without the 'seventh', they are the visible products of the one, manifesting itself as six around the invisible center. Wherever there are six, there must be the seventh, although the presence of the latter, may not be manifest. One is the number of life, and six the number of shadows from which life has departed." [Chapter 6, 'Magic: Black and White' by F. Hartman].

Six = A + B. See it? Represented by the word ''shadow'' and/or 'UNmanifest'. Add the other 'thing' to it = C. Get it?

Question. Top - down or bottom - up OR both : as a means to express something.

Yet another analogy of same; different author; different time period..."And in order to be able to understand the phenomena of nature, according and not according to law, proceeding around us, one must first of all consciously perceive and assimilate a mass of information concerning objective truth and the [possible. This readers input]... real events which took place on earth in the past; and secondly, one must bear in oneself all the results of all kinds of voluntary and involuntary experiences." [Chapter 10, 'Meetings With Remarkable Men' by G. Gurdjieff].

Both of which ,i.e., objective/subjective have to be represented in some form for that understanding to take place i.e., the Micro within the Macro.

"...the 'nails' of objectivity - which give conscience to thought."

The symbol of which is the Crown of Thorns, i.e.,"The 'thorns' of the crown center function as the 'nails' of objectivity..." [Taken from 'letter 5' from within the book by Tomberg].

Remember; before those impressions take hold; that Christ himself was taught; by whatever means; the same subject - and by the same method?

As an example of such- One of the reasons for the chose of the hare is that Hares unlike rabbits rear there young on top of the ground which makes them more acutely aware of there surroundings. Eyes and ears and acute movements also contributing to the same theme. Others explained elsewhere.

First impressions might say...‘Sounds like a lot of superficial fluff’. So does;to some... the ‘two times table’ in relation to its relevant subject...as a whole- The mathematical one. We all understand the benefits of understanding the ‘parts’ that belong to the ‘whole’. [Key. Explained elsewhere]. Not just the bits/pieces that we are at ease with. Do we not. You could say..."You cannot compare this subject to the mathematical one" :-- No ones comparing anything. A subject after all is just another subject. Nothing else. Everything else including that question is within the context of each individuals imagination is it not. Represented by those first impressions. Yes or no?

"Fusion, inner unity, is obtained by means of 'friction', by the struggle between 'yes' and 'no' in man. If a man lives without inner struggle; if everything happens to him without opposition; if he goes wherever he is drawn or wherever the wind blows, he will remain such as he is. But if a struggle begins in him, and particularly if there is a definite line in this struggle, then, gradually, permanent traits begin to form themselves, he begins to 'crystallise'. Crystallisation is possible on any foundations." [Extract from the book by Tomberg. 'Letter Xiii' ]. Link to ''Temple'' symbolism.

'Unseen Warfare' / Nicodemus of the Holy Mountain.

'By endurance we conquer'. Ernest Shackleton.

Try ''line of sight'' and/or ''afar'' to give clues as to a start and end point.

A working example {universal one?}: " What survived was the immense trapezoidal platform, known today as the Hara esh-Sharif, where stand the Al Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock, the third and fourth most sacred places in Islam...The Dome of the Rock is so called because with it lies an enormous megalith, known to the Jews as the Shetiyah - the 'Foundation'. When the Temple of Solomon was erected over this exact spot in the 10th century BC, the Shetiyah formed the floor of the Holy of Holies and the Ark of the Covenant, stood upon it. The Shetiyah is not the only megalith in Jerusalem that dates back, potentially, to what the Edfu texts would call 'the time of the gods'....This huge natural rock has been in this place, at the summit of a primeval mound, rather similar to the natural hill now enclosed with the Great Pyramid of Giza, for an incalculable period...It has however been modified by human beings and there is now a hole cut through it which sheds a beam of light into the natural cave, directly beneath it - known as the 'Well of Souls'...." ['The Magicians of the Gods'].

Question: Top/down or Bottom/up?

REFRESHER: "The Kingdom of Heaven is within you. The time has come for external forms and expressions to be left behind. There is no Temple in the heavenly Jerusalem, for religion has no place in Heaven. Man is his own Temple. A mans heart is the altar of god...." Enlarged elsewhere.

Egyptian equivalent...Entitled: 'The Four Centers of Instruction', i.e.,How to describe the indescribable? How to show the unshowable? How to express the unutterable? {Eastern equivalent, ''effable/ineffable'' and/or ''manifest/unmanifest''}. How to seize the ungraspable instant? Before there was any opposition, any yes and no, positive and negative, before there was any complementary, high and low, light and shadow; before there was presence or absence, life or death, heaven or earth; there was but one incomprehensible power, alone, unique, inherent in the Nun, the indefinable cosmic sea, {Pagan = Annwn or Hebrew ''Ain Sof''?}, the infinite source of the universe, {i.e.,representational of. ONLY} - outside of any notion of space and time. This vision of the original unity was common to every period and initiatory center, i.e., Heliopolis, Memphis, Hermopolis and Thebes. The great mystery is the passage from invisible into visible, {and/or ''manifested'' - as one alternative example} to be realised by the power which from the incomprehensible One { ''divine bit'' link} will call forth the many. The first impulse {''primordial mound'' link - in the ''micro'' sense of the ''word''} - is a projection of the inner desire {''aspiration/inspiration'' link} of the creator-to-be {i.e.,each individual - also UNbeknown by most as the ''demiurge''} - to know himself { i.e.,from that ''unmanifested/ineffable'' point of view} - to realise his own consciousness {i.e.,and/or ''manifested/effable'' - ONCE realised- representational of}. This originating 'power' is symbolised by the heart, {''grace'' and ''beatrice'' link}, and the act of projecting by an arm that throws, or the drawn bow about to let fly its arrow, or the boomerang which returns after having reached its goal. The result is the 'Becoming', expressed hieroglyphically by the scarab, Khepri,i.e.,its three essential phases - egg, larva and nymph, before realising its final winged form. [Extract from the book 'Egyptian Mysteries'. Mentioned elsewhere. All emphasis, this readers].

Understanding the above, especially...''How to seize the ungraspable instant...'' defines the following....

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The three of anything. What does it imply? Whether they be Figs; Bees; Hares; Elephants or Legs/feet [Isle of Man logo]. All a link to those other triple aspects as enlarged throughout; especially, Part 1. Clue - ''knock three times''. Hear anything?

The hare is also one of Jungs archetypal symbols, [and therefore one of those key words i.e., used throughout all cultures] , as expressed no more so plainly, yet eloquently, in Mr leyards book or Colin Wilsons book, [explained elsewhere]. Simply put, such archetypes according to Jung have been used unconsciously by man/woman since the dawn of humankind. Supposedly all our ‘dream’ symbolism, { ‘Altered states’ link; most fundamental level, i.e., in this case in the unconscious sense of the 'word'}, originates from this time. Each individual unknowingly expresses the same symbols in their unconscious state of mind and dreams as alternative expressions to their waking day to day life.

The question is...If this esoteric lore has any substance to it. What would that imply; if only hypothetically, to the origins of such archetypes? Or more to the point...how they may be 'created'. Relative to each individual, unconscious or otherwise.

Analogy of same, i.e.,with the same intent..."Tarot cards were merely pictorial representations of the same forces shown in the plays and songs, and told the same eternal story. Possibly the pictures were at one time related to the old oral tradition of worship, as were the Icons used in Eastern Christianity. The pagan worship-system was banned and suppressed, so the images passed into the folk tradition. Only in recent years have the Tarot emerged from anonymity into the clamour of 'occultism', where writers and practitioners forget that no 'secret' body of knowledge is required to account for the images present in the mind of mankind, and that 'magical' orders were open for all in folk-song and ceremonies throughout the centuries." [Taken from the book 'Where is Saint George'. Mentioned elsewhere].

"...Apollo's gift of 'prophesy' first came to him from three bee maidens..." [Wikipedia/''bee''].

"Often the symbols which arise in the dreams and phantasies are strikingly similar to those of the old mystery religions, and the outcome in the psychological development for the individual corresponds to the change which the initiation was said to produce." [Preface to the book 'Women's Mysteries: Ancient and Modern'. Mentioned elsewhere].

"According to Jung, a spontaneous vision such as Vladimir Solov'ev [ in relation to his 'visions' of Sophia] represents the surfacing of a primordial archetype. The archetype as such allows the human being a premonition of the 'divine' and becomes a symbol by which the unconscious is brought to the conscious." ['Alexandria' Vol one, by D. Fideler].

"...but the wisdom of the ages, represented in myths and religious symbols, has without doubt a larger vision, a longer range, than that of any individual. If we can understand its teaching aright, they can be taken with a certain justification as a guide, in the sense of a signpost, which might point the way for us as for our predecessors." [Preface 'Women's Mysteries'].

"Happy is the poet who has not lost faith in the feminine shadow of the Divinity." Quote by Solov'ev. Same book.

"Alchemy IS philosophy; it is the philosophy - the seeking out of The Sophia in the mind." Quote by M. Atwood as to the definition of the Hermetic arts. Put ''Sophia'' in the usual box, if only to push through those first impressions.

Question. Coincidence? Or a meaningful one?

Understanding that universal framework [found in Parts two/three. Listed as 1-6] especially when understood by what is implied by the 'divine bit' defines all the above. Gives it a certain credibility. As it does with the following...

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'Tri' = triple link?

"The inner worlds are not truly within the imagination, although that is our first 'entrance' to them; they are within the fabric of the physical planet, [Alchemy defines that 'fabric' as quintessence], and therefore within the human organism which partakes of the substance of that fabric. To create a connection, a pattern within the flux of perception that corresponds with an Archetype that originated within that unknown source, is the ultimate achievement of 'magic.' '' [i.e.,the getting the head around ''it,'' by way of ''a leap of the imagination'': to bridge those 'voids' of unknowing in order for something to become a known. This readers input]. Extract taken from chapter 2, 'The Underworld Initiation' by R. Stewart.

"Magic is not an art or science that depends on literacy or numeracy, for it is generated at levels of awareness that both precede and transcend these functions. The magical levels of awareness, which are the transformative levels, are present both in the individual and in a culture generally." [Same book]. Put ''magic'' in the usual box before those first impressions suggest to the 'higher' self to put it off 'for the time being' or 'leave to one-side'.

'The Underworld tradition, is known as the Secret Way Across the Abyss, or the shortened way. It does not require years of study or graded initiation. It is a series of related experiences....'' [i.e.,the ritual stuff]. Same chapter, same book.

yyyyThis web page is all about the SLOW BUT SURE WAY. What some call the Hearth Fire Way. Enlarged elsewhere. Understand this subject [by way of those universal keys] gives the same result. N.B. Slow not ''shortened''. There is a difference...and according to some more beneficial, i.e.,see Chapter/ ''letter'' 21; entitled ''The Fool''. From the book 'Meditations on the Tarot' by Tomberg.

'As steps in mans awakening'...

i.e., "The Arcanum ''The Fool'' teaches the 'know how' of passing from intellectuality, moved by the desire for knowledge, [personnel use only] to the higher knowledge due to 'love' [i.e.,sharing]. It is thus a matter of transition from the consciousness that theosophical literature calls ''lesser manas'' to the consciousness that it calls ''greater manas'' - which corresponds to the transition from ego consciousness to the consciousness of the 'spiritual' self in anthroposophical literature." Representational of.

Understanding same defines such paragraphs as ... "Personal experiences and confidences from companions on the Path confirm that there are two key attributes of this level. The first is the 'conversation' with the 'inner master'. He can directly give us the instructions concerning our own Return in Eternity. To symbolically illustrate this conversation, the ''Sepher Yetzirah'', the Book of Creation, says that the ''small king must rise from his throne so that the Great King can talk to him''. In other words, the brain of the earth must be silent to understand the advice from the inner heart." [Extract taken from the book by J. Dubuis]. Link to the word ''teacher''.

Analogy of same principles but [heavy going?] - "This means to say that the process of induction [which 'ascends from the earth to heaven'] and that of deduction [which 'descends to earth' ] -i.e.,human endeavor and the action of grace from above - unite and become a complete circle which contracts and concentrates to become a point where the 'ascent' and 'descent' are simultaneous and coincide. And this point is the ''philosophers stone'' [crossover point?. This readers input] - the main principle of the human and 'divine' - it is the solution of the problem posed by St. Paul, or rather the accomplishment of the task given by him, when he wrote of the Cross, being folly to the Greeks, and a stumbling block to the Jews, but to which to ''those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, is the 'power' of God and the wisdom of God" [1 Corinthians i, 22-24]. Extract from the book by Tomberg. 'Letter 21'.

In other words nothing more than making a distinction between exo. and esotericism.

That same link to the book, 'Proof of Heaven' by Eben Alexander. Multiple images [archetypes] experienced while in a coma. Those same images as seen and spoken about in multiple cultures throughout countless generations. What the Hebrews refer to as ''keys'' and others as ''signs'' in one form or another. Question. Nothing more than a psychotic event? Or dream 'symbolism? Compare to 'The Believing Brain: From Spiritual Faiths to Political Convictions. How we Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths' by Michael Shermer.

"What is decisive for me is that i dream about physics as Mr. Jung [and other non-physicists] think about physics. Every time i have talked to Mr. Jung [about the ''synchronistic'' phenomenon and such], a certain spiritual fertilization takes place." Wolfgang Pauli. Try ''crystallization''.

A {practical?} example: "We knew instinctively that the word had started us on a new journey. Perhaps insights gathered in a previous incarnation were being made available to us. One thing was clear, as the experience began to recede - that it was infinitely better to carry these verbal 'ghosts' in our consciousness than to allow them to work their darkness in the subconscious. Now our consciousness could burn them up with Spiritual activity...The events of Sienna now seemed remote, and we knew that we would not be troubled further by those 'ghosts'..." ['The Zelator'].

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Where have you seen it before?

A working example: "It is argued in this course, i.e.,'The Alchemical Amphitheatre' - that although there may be little case for the entirety of alchemical pursuits to be other than coded references to physical transformations, a number of alchemists themselves testified to the psychological elements of their business through dream and vision. Indeed contemporary chemists have benefited from this dialogue of practical work and imagination. Friedrich August Kekule von Stradonitz [1829-1896], who discovered the structure of the Benzene molecule is in this lineage of chemists who have worked in dreams,i.e.,'I was sitting writing in my text book, but the work did not progress; my thoughts were elsewhere. I turned my chair to the fire and dozed. Again the atoms were gamboling before my eyes. This time the smaller groups kept modestly in the background. My mental eye, rendered more acute by the repeated 'visions' of the kind, could now distinguish larger structures of manifold conformation - long rows sometimes more closely fitted together all twining and twisting in snake like motion. But look! What was that? One of the snakes had seized hold of its own tail, and the form whirled mockingly before my eyes. As if by a flash of lightening i awoke; and this time i spent the rest of the night in working out the consequences of the hypothesis." [Extract from the book by M. Katz].

''Life is what happens to you when you're busy doing other things.'' John Lennon.

'Symbol and the Symbolic: Ancient Egypt, Science, and the Evolution of Consciousness' / R. A. Schwaller de Lubicz.

Refresher: " I make no secret whatsoever of the fact that my rather revolutionary model of the atom came to me in a dream.'' Niels Bohr.

"When the value represented by the symbol has been entirely explored and made conscious its power leaves it, and the object which held the meaning of the symbol becomes only a natural object once more. But while its 'power' lasts the symbol is the representative of an unknown truth. It rises spontaneously from the depths of the unconscious and expresses or manifests the hidden fact in an image whose meaning can only be partly grasped by consciousness." [Chapter 6, 'Women's Mysteries: Ancient and Modern'. Mentioned elsewhere]. Think about in relation to what the word 'incarnation' implies. Found within.

"We do not as yet, have a theory about consciousness. We need it." A quote by the same,[in principle, [Mr. Shermer] not exact]. BBC World Service [ 'Heart and soul' ] 18th October 2014.

This subject however has... from its origins to the present day. Explained throughout.

"The no-mans land between Physics and the psychology of the Unconscious [is] the most fascinating yet the darkest hunting ground of our times." Carl Jung.

Question. Within this subject, who or what is used to represent that mental aspect of ''to hunt'' ...for something. Question two. Why? Try ''something'' in the usual box.

"There is an idea so central in Swedenborg's psychological spiritual findings that to grasp it is to grasp the real basis of mind, or human experience and the nature of the worlds we are destined to experience beyond this one. This idea revolves around the concepts of love, affection and feeling."[ Chapter 5, 'The Presence of Other Worlds'].

In other words if ‘B’ is a priority over ‘A’, [being an alternative expression to the hypothesis given earlier i.e., "You cant have one without the other...but one has to come before the other." [ In relation to an understanding of the ''divine bit'' WITHIN THAT FRAMEWORK of A/B/C...in relation to the 'self' [always represented within this subject; in one form or another; as the 'psyche']. Then another way of expressing the same could be... ‘A’ can be ‘influenced’ by ’B’ and/or ’C’. Think about it. In relation to cause/effect and ‘synchronicity’. That same link to "Like attracts like". Possibilty of. That logic again. Is-nt life a ‘bummer’ sometimes? i.e., a ‘struggle’.[Key]. Dont forget those first impressions.

As it is with those constant struggles between 'gods' and their 'relations'. Incestuous? Think about it, in relation to the psyche. An individual one. ['The marriage of Cadmus and Harmony' by Roberto Calasso]. Or 'Mythology' by E. Hamilton. Or 'Concerning the Gods and the Universe' by Sallustius.

Cersei /Jaime Lannister? {Game of Thrones}.

"The transmission and interpretation of myths constituted not only one of the highest arts of the ancient world, but also, as the theological canon of Greek gematria shows, a sacred science as well. It is sadly representative of our time that the word myth, in common usage, denotes an untruth, as in the phrase, ''its just a myth.'' In antiquity, the word 'mythos' had just the opposite meaning and denoted a traditional narrative designed to entertain, to educate, and to transmit the very soul and gnosis of the culture."................"Therefore, if we are to gain insight into the nature of the 'gods' [those divine principles, that underlie creation] a particular instructive approach involves the philosophical interpretation of myth." [Chapter one, 'Jesus Christ Sun of God'. Mentioned elsewhere].

Hermetic analogy..."The forces do not work upward from below, but downward from above. The things in 'heaven' receive no benefits from the things on earth; but the things on earth receive all benefits from the things in 'heaven'.['Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition', or Chapter nine. 'The Master game.'/Hancock+Bauval].

greenThis really is a story that has never been told before, and if there is the possibility of any substance to this esoteric lore then maybe it needs to be at the very least discussed. Just in case domain [B] does exist and we find ourselves in it. We need more options to think about, other than what most of us have been taught. As proven by such books as ‘Survival Files’ /M.Allen, or even the example given in 'The Jolly Green Giant' by D. Bellamy.

Think about it...Purely as an imaginary exercise. If ‘B’ did exist. What would you expect? There has to be 'reason' to it, should it 'exist'. Every thing has reason to it, this 'subject' cannot be any different. Therefore what could those 'reasons' be. What could those possibilities be?...Without thinking/discussing such possibilities. How could we expect anything. Hence the link to the word, Limbo. What better word to describe... an ‘unknown’ state of mind...and its possible consequences.

Maybe this information is that lost knowledge that we are told the ancients had worked out but that which modern man and woman due to present life's commitments have not had the time or patience to rediscover? A subject that if pigeon holed and slotted in its ‘appropriate’ hole would be placed in the ‘religious’ one. And yet this is a religion that is not a re-ligion. To understand only what some are trying to tell us, [by implication]. Without any ‘religious’ connotation /affectation . A personal journey for all. From A to C . Sense or non-sense. A possibility or not?

".... god rebuked Job for understanding so little. 'Where were you when i laid the foundations of the earth? When the Morning stars sang together { 'configuration of planets'?} - and all the 'angels' shouted for joy. Have you entered the springs of the sea or walked the depths of the deep? Have the gates of death been opened to you? Do you know where the 'Sun' lives, and where the 'darkness' comes from? Can you bind the chains of Pleiades or loose the belt of Orion."[Job 29:2-4]. See anything?

'The Book of Job' / Stephen Mitchell.

"Symbolically, the number three refers to the establishment of a relationship between two previously unrelated or opposing principles. For example, a line drawn between two points creates a relationship between the two points...'Understanding' is an emotional, rather than an intellectual, function. It comes from the heart {'bosom'?} rather than the head. We could say that the number 'three' is a quality of the soul {'carriage'?} rather than of the spirit. The more we understand, the more we are able to reconcile and relate. For example, words beginning with the prefix 're-' {which literally means 'back again'} tend to be gentle, healing words {Sagittarius / Chiron link?}, describing the bringing together of what has been previously separated: re-member, re-lationship, re-medy, re-pair, re-solve, re-form, re-concile, etc...The law of three can be observed in action in very many areas of life." [Page 122, 'Mapping the Psyche' volume 1. C. Martin].

That word 'religion', [re-ligare]...that has so many 'meanings'...so many 'interpretations' to different individuals. Its true meaning..."the act of binding together again," i.e., to re-connect , [introduction,and chapter six.'The Brotherhood of the Common Life' / R.Fuller]. The Exoteric, no less important than the Esoteric, [and vise versa]. They compliment each other... a symbiotic 'relationship' within the whole. One leads to the other, especially in relation to that acclaimed 'development'. Hence the link to the word 'binding'. Its most important aspect/word however, being the highlighted one. A link to the 'divine bit'. Think about it ...in relation to A/B/C and that 'potential' to each individual, 'by way' [path link] of an 'understanding' , [in their opinion 'by way' of implication]. A re-union within the whole.

Egyptian equivalent - Festival of the re-union. Enlarged elsewhere.

And/or: "Hermopolis revealed the realization of Ptah's action through Thoth. This is the creation of the manifested universe, which is 'words' {Logos?}. Thebes revealed the reunion of that which had been separated." [Page 128 'Serpent in the Sky'].

"True religion is one; its dogma's are simple and within the reach of all." Quote by E. Levi.

"This is the eternal way, and no one can invent or find another. One can certainly divide it into 33 stages [Freemasonry link - to name but one] - or even into 99 [Islam link] - if one wished. One can re-clothe it in intellectual vestments, or beautiful and simple symbolism. One can present it in diverse terminology; Sanskrit, Kabbalistic, Greek, Latin, etc. But one will always have to do with the sole way - and always the same way - the way of purification, illumination, and union." [Extract from the book by Tomberg. Emphasis and parenthesis; this readers].

"O children of Adam. Indeed, we have given you garments to cover your 'nakedness',[key] and as a thing of beauty;...but the garment of of god-consciousness is the best of all. This is one of gods messages....that human beings might take it to heart". [Quran 7:26]

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"All creative scientists know that the true laboratory is the mind, where behind illusions [puffers?] - they uncover the laws of truth." That link to the overall subjects main teaching aid. Can you see it yet?

''Purification'' in relation to pushing through into something new -to define it [by way of those three universal 'aspects' - as one has to apply in anything 'new', i.e.,as a representation of the 'mechanics' of a learning process. The Alchemists define that initial 'stage' as Calcination. ''Illumination'' explains itself, i.e.,something that one was ignorant of initially and/or 'disliked' for whatever reasons but now more 'sensitive' to it. ''Union'' - already explained - as above, i.e.,unlike most other subjects - this one has that 'extra' benefit to it - should that is - if the subject; and therefore its 'material' be relevant - and that - as already mentioned at the beginning of Part 1 - is for the reader to decide - ''that is there journey''. Defining however what they imply by the word ''divine'' - for countless generations - makes sense of that final sentence, i.e.,top/down in relation to bottom/up. Enlarged elsewhere.

"The Chemical Furnace was formed by La Caille from stars within the southern bend of the River Eridanus; but modern astronomers, by whom it is still recognized, have abbreviated the title to Fornax. The Chinese know it as Tien Yu, Heavens Temporary Granary." ['Star Names and Their Meaning']. Try ''Barley''.

'Mans Search for Meaning' / Viktor Frankl.

"Human understanding has had its morning; its noon shall come, and the waning follow, but god will be ever the same." [E. Levi quote]. God = [as one example] - YHWH. Find it to understand it. Find the part to understand the whole.

As a side note {'sidelight'?}... ''its noon [zenith] shall come''...indicative of those anticipated [prophesied?] 1000 years. Those 1000 good years - due to the universal appeal of a particular subject. The 'good' vibes that those inspirations and intentions will have on each generation. Question. What effect; if any; will that 'collective effort' have on 'its' surroundings? Its PHYSICAL surroundings.

N.B. "The crucifixion was a 'pause' {'watershed moment'?} in a great cycle, like the pause one gets in any cycle when the nadir or zenith of an 'arc' {key} - is rounded."

Side note. See page 39 of the book 'The Rose Cross and the Goddess' for an example of the above's visual representation, i.e.,shade in the 'middle' bit. {Paperback/Aquarian Press}. Question. Maltese? Therefore 'eight' link?

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Leo/Virgo?

Analogy of same - even if - [if only for this reader] - in the 'poetic' sense..."The old beauty is no longer beautiful; the new truth is no longer true," - is the eternal cry of a developing and really vitalised life. Our civilisation has passed through the first empire of pagan sensualism; and the second empire of mistaken sacrifice, of giving up our own consciousness, our own power of judging, our own independence, our own courage, [authors having a 'pop' at the material world and the lack of understanding for anything else]. And the Third Empire is awaiting those of us who can 'see' - that not only in Olympus [i.e.,top/down link], not only nailed to the cross [i.e.,bottom/up link] - but in our selves is god. For such of us, the bridge between flesh and spirit is built; for such among us hold the keys of life and death." [Extract from the book 'The Magister' by M. Katz. Emphasis/parenthesis, this readers].

All in reference to his own particular path; his own chosen path - the Western Way, i.e.,the ritual stuff....''the first academic to complete the Masters degree in Western Esotericism at the university of Exeter." - Back cover of same book - Those keys however are universal; they can be learned - by way of the objective life; the objective stuff - and the best thing of all - wherever one may find oneself - wherever one may ''lay ones hat'' [or thinking cap?]. All before those bigger questions are asked.

Something that was once 'dormant' is now awakened. [keys]. Hence the link to the word 'Holy', [explained within, as well as within 'religions' Dictionary meaning]. Seriously think about it... if you truly want to go beyond something more than... 'scratching [key] the surface'... If only in understanding the meaning of one solitary word, i.e., 're-ligion'. Enlarged elsewhere.