The Seven Hermetic Principles. “The Principles of Truth are Seven; he who knows these, understandingly, possesses the Magic Key before whose touch all the Doors of the Temple fly open.” — The Kybalion. The Seven Hermetic Principles, upon which the entire Hermetic Philosophy is based, are as follows: THE PRINCIPLE OF MENTALISM. THE PRINCIPLE OF CORRESPONDENCE. THE PRINCIPLE OF VIBRATION. THE PRINCIPLE OF POLARITY. THE … Continue reading 7 Hermetic Philosophic Laws
Blessed is he who has a soul, blessed is he who has none, but woe and grief to him who has it in embryo. 1 G.I. Gurdjieff The United States Declaration of Independence proudly proclaims the mystical truth that, “all men are created equal.” What happens after that, though, is anybody’s guess. Once we’ve been created equally, Does that mean all our lives are … Continue reading Kindling the Divine Spark-The Secret to Awakening
If there is any advice I would universally give to every person, regardless of who they are, it is this: walk your own path. Walk your own damn path. Don’t walk someone else’s path. Don’t walk the path your parents predestined for you just because you feel emotionally indebted to them. Don’t walk a path that appears to be yours, but is actually society’s fabricated … Continue reading How to Embrace Being a Lone Wolf and Walk Your OWN Path
Turning Beyond All around us, things seem to be breaking down. Many of us, who are seeing the hopelessness of trying to effect change in the outer world, are turning within for solutions. But somehow the whole idea of turning within rings a little hollow, knowing all the suffering and insanity that is going on all around us. We still keep thinking there must be … Continue reading Savior Self- The Resurrection of Bliss
“If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought.” Peace Pilgrim Oh my, oh my. How many of us can’t silence that chatterbox of ours, that goes on and on, and on about all kind of problems that we had, have or might have in the future? Of course, most of these problems will never happen, but what do … Continue reading Don’t Believe Everything You Think
The ego has a bad rap: it has become the villain of self-help. We associate it to being entitled or arrogant. That’s why we want to get rid of this enemy… However, your ego is not the problem, your illusion of self is. According to psychologists, if we don’t have an ego, we would become mentally ill. We need it to mediate between the unconscious … Continue reading The Ego is Not the Enemy- Don’t Get Rid of It
As human beings, we tend to find ourselves in difficult situations more often than we would like to. The moment we desire liberation and freedom is the same moment we become aware of our enslaved state. Those few who realize the state of servitude, start to crave freedom from various emotions that stem from servitude such as, traumas drudges complexes depression expectations ideals self-judgment most … Continue reading Freedom-Anarchy, Ecstasy, Licentiousness?