In contrast to the Stoics, the Gnostics taught that only a handful of human beings — the elect — can pierce the veil of ignorance obscuring our true nature, and the only law of nature in this fallen world is a malignant will to power. In Buddhist and Gnostic traditions alike, the purpose of illuminist discipline is to “get behind the veil to find reality and become free

In contrast to the Stoics, the Gnostics taught that only a handful of human beings — the elect — can pierce the veil of ignorance obscuring our true nature, and the only law of nature in this fallen world is a malignant will to power. In Buddhist and Gnostic traditions

Samadhi and gnosis, Two BECOMING ONE, Awake on these levels , the soul becomes master of the ranges of gnostic thought , gnostic will , gnostic delight , and if it can do this in Samadhi , it may carry its memory of experience and its power of experience even into the waking state. This is world union.

Samadhi and gnosis, Two BECOMING ONE, Awake on these levels , the soul becomes master of the ranges of gnostic thought , gnostic will , gnostic delight , and if it can do this in Samadhi , it may carry its memory of experience and its power of experience even

Introduction Gnosis, The Divine Redeemer, “What liberates is the knowledge of who we were, what we became; where we were, where into we have been thrown; whereto we speed, where from we are redeemed; what birth is and what rebirth.”‘

Introduction Gnosis, The Divine Redeemer, “What liberates is the knowledge of who we were, what we became; where we were, where into we have been thrown; whereto we speed, where from we are redeemed; what birth is and what rebirth.”‘ Deliverance from this material world , in other word ,

In Gnosticism, to begin with, the soul has to escape from the Archons who at every stage try to block its way upward.Salvation is a developmental process. Those eligible to aspire to gnosis , or intuitive awareness of the structures of reality, can only escape the hard world through an arduous change of consciousness. Tavistock Institute. Part 149

In Gnosticism, to begin with, the soul has to escape from the Archons who at every stage try to block its way upward.Salvation is a developmental process. Those eligible to aspire to gnosis , or intuitive awareness of the structures of reality, can only escape the hard world through an

How to Think Like a Gnostic. Introduction Knowledge. Although human beings have a divine origin, they live as “strangers” in this world and are absolutely separated from the divine world. Tavistock Institute, Part 140

How to Think Like a Gnostic. Introduction Knowledge. Although human beings have a divine origin, they live as “strangers” in this world and are absolutely separated from the divine world. Tavistock Institute, Part 140 Although human beings have a divine origin, they live as “strangers” in this world and are

Gnosticism. This is the primordial form of the fallen world from which , in effect , the revolutionary tries to free himself ; and of society , which the idealist sees as a failed utopia . Gnosticism stresses the vertical dimensions. Tavistock Institute. Part 139

Gnosticism. This is the primordial form of the fallen world from which , in effect , the revolutionary tries to free himself ; and of society , which the idealist sees as a failed utopia . Gnosticism stresses the vertical dimensions. Tavistock Institute. Part 139 The Archon Demiurge forms a