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From The Cloud upon the Sanctuary by Karl von Eckartshausen – Selection from Letter I, Part 3 of 3

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From The Cloud upon the Sanctuary by Karl von Eckartshausen – Selection from Letter I, Part 3 of 3

Today we’ll read the concluding part of Letter Ⅰ from Karl von Eckartshausen book “The Cloud upon the Sanctuary.” The author reveals how one could lift the veil before the Divine Sanctuary, or our innermost treasured Self. “With, however, its unfoldment, the curtain is all at once raised, the impenetrable veil is torn away, the cloud before the Sanctuary lifts, a new world suddenly exists for us,
Words of Wisdom
2020-03-14   240 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-03-14

From The Cloud upon the Sanctuary by Karl von Eckartshausen – Selection from Letter I, Part 2 of 3

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From The Cloud upon the Sanctuary by Karl von Eckartshausen – Selection from Letter I, Part 2 of 3

We now continue reading the second selected part of Letter Ⅰ, from Karl von Eckartshausen’s book “The Cloud upon the Sanctuary.” The author expands more on some basic spiritual principles and the real Source of Truth and Union with the Divine. “The opening of this spiritual sensorium is the mystery of the New Man – the mystery of Regeneration, and of the vital union between God and man – it is the
Words of Wisdom
2020-03-13   203 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-03-13

From The Cloud upon the Sanctuary by Karl von Eckartshausen – Selection from Letter I, Part 1 of 3

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From The Cloud upon the Sanctuary by Karl von Eckartshausen – Selection from Letter I, Part 1 of 3

Karl von Eckartshausen was a 16th-century German Catholic mystic, philosopher, and prolific author, interested in alchemy, metaphysics, natural sciences, and theosophy. His most recognizable work is titled “The Cloud upon the Sanctuary,” a book on Christian mysticism. Today we’ll read a passage from Karl von Eckartshausen’s book “The Cloud upon the Sanctuary,” Letter Ⅰ, on the importance of devel
Words of Wisdom
2020-03-12   325 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-03-12

Selections from The Astral City - Chapter 3: Collective Prayer

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Selections from The Astral City - Chapter 3: Collective Prayer

In “The Astral City,” former medical doctor André Luiz speaks from the afterlife of his awakening and healing within a spiritual society near the Earth’s surface. This story describes not only the continuation of life beyond the physical body, but more importantly how Heaven cares for each and every human soul. The following excerpt from “The Astral City” describes how André Luiz was strengthened
Words of Wisdom
2020-03-11   528 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-03-11

From Alice Bailey’s The Reappearance of the Christ: “The Doctrine of the Coming One,” Part 3 of 3

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From Alice Bailey’s The Reappearance of the Christ: “The Doctrine of the Coming One,” Part 3 of 3

Today we’ll read the rest of Chapter One from Alice Bailey’s book “The Reappearance of the Christ” in which a wonderful prediction is presented of great changes after Christ returns and a new time of peace on Earth as never known before. “When the Christ, the Avatar of Love, makes His reappearance then will the ‘Son’s of men who are now the Sons of God withdraw Their faces from the shining light a
Words of Wisdom
2020-03-10   372 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-03-10

From Alice Bailey’s The Reappearance of the Christ: “The Doctrine of the Coming One,” Part 2 of 3

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From Alice Bailey’s The Reappearance of the Christ: “The Doctrine of the Coming One,” Part 2 of 3

We now continue with the mind-illuminating and still up-to-date spiritual revelations from the book “The Reappearance of the Christ.” The second part of “Chapter One – The Doctrine of the Coming One” will reveal to us more on the way of the Messengers of God, when They come down into our world by the deep invocation of the Earthlings’ souls. In particular, Alice Bailey writes about the Avatar of L
Words of Wisdom
2020-03-09   321 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-03-09

Ascending to the Upper World: Excerpt from Book VII of “The Republic” by Plato (vegetarian), Part 2 of 2

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Ascending to the Upper World: Excerpt from Book VII of “The Republic” by Plato (vegetarian), Part 2 of 2

One of Plato’s most famous and influential philosophical works is titled “The Republic.” It features valuable dialogues between Socratres and others mainly on the topic of justice, and also the philosopher’s journey to acquiring higher knowledge. We now continue with our selection from Socrates’ dialogue with Glaucon from “The Republic,” which further elaborates the allegory of the cave. “And wher
Words of Wisdom
2020-03-07   299 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-03-07

Ascending to the Upper World: Excerpt from Book VII of “The Republic” by Plato (vegetarian), Part 1 of 2

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Ascending to the Upper World: Excerpt from Book VII of “The Republic” by Plato (vegetarian), Part 1 of 2

The Venerated Socrates was born in Athens, Greece circa 470 BC. Many people consider Him to be the father of Western philosophy. Today we’ll read an excerpt from Book Vll of “The Republic,” in which the Venerated Socrates and Glaucon converse on the subject of transitioning from darkness to an upper world of light and reason. This is Plato’s well-known allegory of the cave, describing how the phil
Words of Wisdom
2020-03-06   404 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-03-06

From Alice Bailey’s The Reappearance of the Christ: “The Doctrine of the Coming One,” Part 1 of 3

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From Alice Bailey’s The Reappearance of the Christ: “The Doctrine of the Coming One,” Part 1 of 3

Born in 1880, Alice Bailey in her youth was a devoted Christian who later developed an extensive knowledge and practice of Theosophy. In 1919, at the age of 39, she began a spiritual journey of inner telepathic communications with the Great Ascended Master Djwal Khul, also called “The Tibetan” or “Master D.K.” Today we will read from one of Alice Bailey’s books written in cooperation with Master D
Words of Wisdom
2020-03-05   479 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-03-05

Jewish Scholar Asa Keisar’s True Vegan World Revolution, Part 3 of 3

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Jewish Scholar Asa Keisar’s True Vegan World Revolution, Part 3 of 3

“Because we know that Israel needs to be a light for all the nations in the world, like the Bible said. And how we can be a light for a lot of people, ‘a light to the nations’? Lead by example. That’s all.” So tell me regarding sacrifices in religion. Are there any quotes that clearly mean that God doesn’t need people to sacrifice animals in any way? “Yes, we have a lot of them. ‘…To what purpose
Words of Wisdom
2020-03-04   325 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-03-04

Buddhism’s Sacred Scripture: The Sutra of the Lotus of the Wonderful Dharma, Chapter 4, Part 6 of 6

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Buddhism’s Sacred Scripture: The Sutra of the Lotus of the Wonderful Dharma, Chapter 4, Part 6 of 6

The Buddha is like this, resorting to a rare course of action. Knowing that some have a fondness for the petty, He uses the power of expedient means to mold and temper their minds, and only then teaches them the great Wisdom. Today we have gained what we never had before; what we previously never hoped for, has now come to us of itself. We are like the impoverished son who gained immeasurable trea
Words of Wisdom
2020-03-03   334 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-03-03

Buddhism’s Sacred Scripture: The Sutra of the Lotus of the Wonderful Dharma, Chapter 4, Part 5 of 6

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Buddhism’s Sacred Scripture: The Sutra of the Lotus of the Wonderful Dharma, Chapter 4, Part 5 of 6

“The Buddha too, is like this. He knows our fondness for the petty, and so he never told us, ‘You can attain Buddhahood.’ Instead he explained to us how we could become free of outflows, carry out the Lesser Vehicle and be voice-hearer disciples. Then the Buddha commanded us to preach the Supreme Way and explain that those who practice this will be able to attain Buddhahood. We received the Buddha
Words of Wisdom
2020-03-02   340 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-03-02

Jewish Scholar Asa Keisar’s True Vegan World Revolution, Part 2 of 3

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Jewish Scholar Asa Keisar’s True Vegan World Revolution, Part 2 of 3

Today, Mr. Asa Keisar readily elaborates on the Holy Torah’s requirement of justice for the animals. “About tza’ar ba’alei chayim (suffering of living creatures), it’s not only for the animals. First, it’s for us. Why? Because if we make suffering for the animal, when we eat, we take bad energy. And this energy makes us angry, makes us not good, not only in the spirit, but even in the body. When t
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-29   598 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-29

Jewish Scholar Asa Keisar’s True Vegan World Revolution, Part 1 of 3

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Jewish Scholar Asa Keisar’s True Vegan World Revolution, Part 1 of 3

The respected Asa Keisar is an Israeli religious scholar who’s on a mission of spreading veganism all across Israel and the world. His speeches feature statements from the Holy Torah about the incorrectness of consuming animal products, especially in our modern world. Another example of his duly gained recognition is a sincere letter he received from the President of Israel, His Excellency Reuven
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-28   659 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-28

How Suffering Can Lead Us to Happiness: Questions and Answers, Part 3 of 3 # 333 Sydney, Australia – March 16, 1993

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How Suffering Can Lead Us to Happiness: Questions and Answers, Part 3 of 3 # 333 Sydney, Australia – March 16, 1993

“As You said, enlightenment will cause us to ignore everything such as wealth, illness or a higher position in society. …but how about illness? We suffer every minute.” We just do not feel so much suffering the way we did before enlightenment, that’s all. We will tend to our body as much as we can. We give it as much comfort as it needed, and we give the medical care and all that. Should we have t
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-27   478 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-27

How Suffering Can Lead Us to Happiness, Part 2 of 3 Sydney, Australia – March 16, 1993

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How Suffering Can Lead Us to Happiness, Part 2 of 3 Sydney, Australia – March 16, 1993

If we do not practice this, if we do not find a way to recognize our greatest inheritance, no one would say anything to us. Absolutely no one has the right to say anything. It’s only us, we, who suffer the loss that we have a great treasure and we don’t use it. And we suffer so much, or we have some happiness, but only very partial, very short-lived, and sometimes it is the cause of the next sorro
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-26   639 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-26

Thoughts on Zen by the Reverend Thomas Merton (vegetarian), Part 2 of 2

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Thoughts on Zen by the Reverend Thomas Merton (vegetarian), Part 2 of 2

Believing in the equality of all religions, Thomas Merton became deeply interested Eastern traditions such as Zen Buddhism in the last years of his life. He also held lively discourses with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. Today the Thomas Merton Center in Kentucky, the International Thomas Merton Society, and others continue to study the life and works of the wise Reverend. We now continue with
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-25   280 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-25

Thoughts on Zen by the Reverend Thomas Merton (vegetarian), Part 1 of 2

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Thoughts on Zen by the Reverend Thomas Merton (vegetarian), Part 1 of 2

The Reverend Thomas Merton, an important Catholic mystic and spiritual thinker, was born in 1915 to a New Zealand father and an American mother. During his monastic life, Thomas Merton developed his writing talent by translating religious texts and writing biographies. He also started penning poetry, as well as books and articles on topics ranging from spirituality to social justice and peace. Tod
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-24   255 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-24

Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations: Selection from Book 4, Part 2 of 2

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Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations: Selection from Book 4, Part 2 of 2

Founding his beliefs on the teachings of Stoicism, the Roman emperor was also diligent in finding his own way of self-improvement. This 12-volume work has been revered by many other philosophers over the centuries and is praised as a real testament to a government of duty and service. We now continue with excerpts from the personal reflective notes of Marcus Aurelius in Book 4 of “Meditations.” “W
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-22   521 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-22

Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations: Selection from Book 4, Part 1 of 2

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Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations: Selection from Book 4, Part 1 of 2

Marcus Aurelius was a Roman emperor of the 2nd century, also known as the last of the Five Good Emperors, after Nerva, Trajan, Hadrian, and Antoninus Pius. Marcus Aurelius wrote personal notes and ideas on Stoic philosophy and spirituality as a source of guidance for himself. These notes, originally written in medieval Greek, formed a collection titled “Meditations.” Today we’ll read a segment fro
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-21   474 Views
Words of Wisdom
2020-02-21
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