Initiations On The Path Of The Soul

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Initiations On The Path Of The Soul

Author : White Eagle
ISBN : 0854871837
Genre : Bible and spiritualism
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This is a consideration by a renowned spiritual teacher of the path of initiation, walked by every human being. One of the classics of the White Eagle teaching, it is about the great initiations each soul passes through - earth, air, fire and water - on its long path of unfoldment. It takes the life of Jesus as an index of these, but is intended to relate to every human life. Formerly entitled "The Path of the Soul," it now takes a new place as sequel to "First Steps on a Spiritual Path" and "Further Steps on a Spiritual Path."
Category: Bible and spiritualism

The Path Of The Soul

Author : White Eagle
ISBN : 0854870202
Genre : Philosophy
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Revelation Of St John

Author : Zachary F. Lansdowne
ISBN : 1578633427
Genre : Religion
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The Revelation of St. John, the last book of the canonical Bible, has been a mystery since it first appeared. No other part of the Bible has caused more controversy. Traditional interpretations of the book fall into one of three categories: the major prophecies that are supposed to have been fulfilled in the destruction of Jerusalem in 70 A.D.; the historical view that Revelation predicts the course of human events from the founding of Christianity to the end of the world; or the futurist view that Revelation predicts events that will occur at the end of the world. It's actually none of the above, writes Zachary F. Lansdowne, a leading expert in the field of spiritual initiation. In the Introduction to this rich and complex interpretation, he writes, "According to its own verses, the Revelation is concerned with the present time, which is whatever time we happen to be reading it, and contains information that we can apply immediately to become blessed." This is not a book about "end times" or Armageddon and when it might come. This is a book written entirely in symbols, concealing a path for early Christians, and for the contemporary reader. Lansdowne has applied a unique psychological method of interpretation that takes each symbol as depicting some aspect of human consciousness rather than an eternal event, thus showing that the Revelation is actually a detailed instruction for the spiritual journey--a map to the wakening of higher consciousness. Moreover, while the Revelation appears in the great lineage of Judeo-Christian tradition, Lansdowne shows that its instruction can be appreciated and applied to seekers from any tradition. Lansdowne's line-by-line and verse-by-verse interpretation--presented here in an easy-to-read side-by-side format--is a manual for the true seeker who would follow teachings of Jesus as they were and are laid out, rather than as they have been interpreted by theologians and biblical historians. The Revelation of St. John, when unlocked by the key of psychological methodology, is revealed to contain ideas from many diverse wisdom traditions and philosophies--archangels in Judaism, chakras and kundalini in Hinduism, Buddhist mindfulness, the redemptive power of love in Christianity, and absolute standards of comparison in Platonic philosophy. Zachary Lansdowne's revelatory text makes these teachings of the path to true soul initiation available to seekers from every spiritual tradition.
Category: Religion

How To Know Higher Worlds

Author : Rudolf Steiner
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Genre : Religion
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In this seminal work, Steiner lays out practical means of attaining metaphysical knowledge and mystical experience. "There slumber in every human being faculties by means of which he can acquire for himself a knowledge of higher worlds. Mystics, Gnostics, Theosophists — all speak of a world of soul and spirit which for them is just as real as the world we see with our physical eyes and touch with our physical hands. At every moment the listener may say to himself: that, of which they speak, I too can learn, if I develop within myself certain powers which today still slumber within me. There remains only one question — how to set to work to develop such faculties."
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Initiation Of The Soul

Author : Pamela S. Alexander PhD
ISBN : 9781982237998
Genre : Religion
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We are in the midst of an epic evolution in consciousness that involves a radical shift in orientation from the ego to the heart and soul. This transformative process requires a breaking down of the old form, which we are witnessing personally and collectively, to create the space for something new to emerge. As we live from the soul and express our deepest truths, we actively participate in this change. Life experiences may seem as though they're random, but in fact they have an intention, deeper meaning, and purpose, which is to facilitate this transformation within us. Everything is occurring to free us from our old beliefs, outdated ways of living, and any limiting ideas we have about life and ourselves. In INITIATION OF THE SOUL, Dr. Pamela Alexander explores the soul's journey through myth and classic fairy tales. In the initiatory mythic story of "Psyche and Amor," the goddess of love orchestrates events in order to awaken the soul from its slumber. The heroine faces challenging tasks that draw the deeper truth of the soul's inherent wholeness, freedom, and power out of the unconscious and into an embodied awareness. Dr. Alexander proceeds from there to explore fairy tales that speak to the issues that arise during the soul's emergence. These stories symbolically instruct us as to how to resolve our fears and open to love. As inner restrictions are resolved, we can embody expanded versions of ourselves and become more stable in a chaotic and uncertain world. The stories guide us to free the soul from an egoic identification, which is buffeted by the winds of change and the opinions of others, to the unshakeable ground of being within. Then, we are empowered to live in freedom and wholeness as we participate in the creation of a new world.
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The Cycle Of The Year As A Path Of Initiation

Author : Sergei O. Prokofieff
ISBN : 9781906999629
Genre : Religion
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In ancient times humanity possessed an innate knowledge of the spiritual foundations of existence. Such knowledge could be acquired through inwardly accompanying the cycle of the year and its connected great seasonal festivals. But this instinctive knowledge had to be lost in order for human beings to discover individual freedom. In our time, as Sergei O. Prokofieff demonstrates in this comprehensive work, ‘... this knowledge must be found anew through the free, light-filled consciousness of the fully developed human personality’. Tracing the spiritual path of the yearly cycle, Prokofieff penetrates to the deeper esoteric realities of the seven Christian festivals of Michaelmas, Christmas, Epiphany, Easter, Ascension, Whitsun and St John’s Tide. Basing his research on the work of the twentieth-century initiate Rudolf Steiner, he reveals how these festivals are spiritual facts that exist independently of religious traditions and cultural customs. Working with the festivals in an esoteric sense can provide a true path of initiation, ultimately enabling an experience of the Being of the Earth, Christ. The journey of study through this book can thus lead the reader to an experience of the modern Christian-Rosicrucian path, along which ‘... it is possible to take the first steps towards life in partnership with the course of cosmic existence’.
Category: Religion

The Complete Ascension Manual

Author : Joshua David Stone
ISBN : 9781622335480
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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For those who have the intention but lack the lifetime it would take to study the entire history of spirituality, this extraordinary compendium is a great gift. Stone has gleaned the essentials from vast research as well as intuitive information and woven them into a simple and engrossing exploration of self-realization. The Complete Ascension Manual is both practical and enlightening. It is a guidebook through the past and a how-to manual for ascension. Created to be read as an overview of the spiritual path, this book explores the world's great religions, Great Masters, spiritual psychology and the Ascended Masters' teachings with specific steps to accelerate our process of ascension. The Complete Ascension Manual is a thorough introduction to subjects such as: The monad, soul and personality, God and the cosmic Hierarchy, Ascension, the sixth initiation, Twenty ascension techniques to build your Light quotient, Mantras, names of God and words of power, and 147 Golden "Keys" to achieving ascension in this lifetime.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Letters Of Guidance And Teaching On The Path Of Initiation And Ascension

Author : Joshua Stone
ISBN : 9780595186334
Genre : Religion
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"Letters of Guidance and Teaching On the Path of Initiation and Ascension" is a most wonderful book. By the grace of God and the Masters I receive thousands of letters and e-mails from people all over the world who have read my books and have written me heartfelt letters seeking Spiritual guidance, teaching and individual and relationship counseling! This book is a wonderful collection of Spiritual and psychological teachings on every subject under the sun. It is also a most incredible Spiritual counseling book. You will read how I help people to solve the most in-depth Spiritual challenges in this most easy to understand, practical and integrated style! These letters of teaching are priceless Spiritual jewels which you will want to read over and over again! Spiritually electrifying reading!
Category: Religion

The Journey Of Soul Initiation

Author : Bill Plotkin, PhD
ISBN : 9781608687015
Genre : Self-Help
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Soul initiation is an essential spiritual adventure that most of the world has forgotten — or not yet discovered. Here, visionary ecopsychologist Bill Plotkin maps this journey, one that has not been previously illuminated in the contemporary Western world and yet is vital for the future of our species and our planet. Based on the experiences of thousands of people, this book provides phase-by-phase guidance for the descent to soul — the dissolution of current identity; the encounter with the mythopoetic mysteries of soul; and the metamorphosis of the ego into a cocreator of life-enhancing culture. Plotkin illustrates each phase of this riveting and sometimes hazardous odyssey with fascinating stories from many people, including those he has guided. Throughout he weaves an in-depth exploration of Carl Jung's Red Book — and an innovative framework for understanding it.
Category: Self-Help

The Path Of Initiation

Author : J. S. Gordon
ISBN : 9781620551745
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Details the process of spiritual initiation from aspirant to the highest Adept • Explains the characteristics of each stage of initiation, including the associated psychological issues that need to be faced to move to the next stage • Explores the long history of the Mystery traditions from ancient Egypt, Babylonia, and India to the modern Theosophy of Blavatsky and Bailey • Reveals how the Brotherhood of Spiritual Adepts is increasing global tensions to prepare humanity for the Age of Aquarius and spiritual revelation As the precessional cycle transits from Pisces to Aquarius, great shifts in spiritual evolution are on the horizon--not for all of humanity as many in the New Age movement have generously hypothesized but for those who have undertaken the necessary spiritual preparation and initiatory work. Drawing from his deep immersion in the Mystery traditions of both East and West, author J. S. Gordon investigates the initiatic path from ancient times to modern day, detailing the step-by-step process of initiation and the sequence from spiritual aspirant to the highest Adeptship. He explains the natural logic and characteristics of each stage of initiation, including the associated problems and psychological issues that need to be faced in order to move forward to the next stage. He shows how humanity is naturally inclined to spiritual evolution and the development of higher consciousness. We are part of the overall evolutionary process of Nature, a system guided by the most highly evolved Adepts and extending beyond Earth to the entire kosmos. Exploring the long history of the Mystery schools beginning with ancient Egypt, Babylonia, and India, Gordon examines the sacred metaphors and allegories of esoteric philosophy, metaphysics, occult science, and the Science of the Seven Rays as well as the Adept-inspired theosophical works of H. P. Blavatsky and A. A. Bailey. He looks at the Adept Hierarchy of the Great White Himalayan Brotherhood and considers in detail two much-discussed mysteries: The Jesus-as-Christ mystery and the Maitreya-Buddha mystery. Revealing how advancement--spiritual, scientific, and cultural--erupts out of tension, he explains how the Adepts have been increasing local and global tensions to prepare humanity for the Age of Aquarius, thereby creating the ideal preconditions for spiritual evolution and an eventual restoration of the Mysteries in our own modern era.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Temple Of The Soul Initiation Philosophy In The Temple Of Osiris At Abydos

Author : Muata Ashby
ISBN : 1884564976
Genre : History
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Initiation in the Temple of Osiris at Abydos, Egypt with Hieroglyph Translations of Temple Inscriptions detailing the Initiation Zones and Walking Path through The Temple Mysteries of the Priests and Priestesses.Detailed inscription translations of the discovered temple narrative path for initiates. THis book presents detailed hiearoglyphic panels showing the mystery wisdom and the path for initiates through the temple leading to the final attainment of spiritual enlightenment. An architectural, ichonographical and hieroglyphic study that melds photographic and spherical 360 images complemented with a web site to engage an immersive temple experience.
Category: History

Rudolf Steiner S Path Of Initiation And The Mystery Of The Ego

Author : Rudolf Steiner
ISBN : 9781906999551
Genre : Philosophy
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A special conference took place in Bologna in spring 2011, marking the hundredth anniversary of a unique lecture Steiner delivered to a philosophically trained audience in the same city. In his key exposition, Steiner had given a concise description of the spiritual-scientific theory of knowledge as well as a brief outline of the anthroposophic path of training. In his contribution to the 2011 congress, Prokofieff tackles two principal aspects. On the one hand, he describes how Steiner's Bologna lecture contained the essential foundations for a new "science of the human ego" (human "I"). On the other hand, Prokofieff states that Steiner was the first person to transform this theory into a practical path of knowledge, following it to its very conclusion. Thus, the words of Steiner's lecture were based entirely on personal experience. Together with a transcript of Steiner's full Bologna lecture, Prokofieff's lecture is reproduced here in an expanded version. In addition, this volume features Steiner's important "summaries of essential points," in which he develops and connects some of his key thoughts with further aspects of Anthroposophy, especially in relation to their Christological foundations.
Category: Philosophy

The Path Of Initiation I And Ii

Author : Lucille Cedercrans
ISBN : 1883493307
Genre : Philosophy
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"You are seekers, all of you, seeking Truth as man has sought Truth throughout all of his many experiences. That seeking has been the basic cause of all your experiences, regardless of their nature. The so-called good and the bad have been the result of man's great desire to know. The vague, indescribable restlessness within, which drives man from one experience to the other, is his demand for Truth. And what is the Truth that man seeks? His own Identity. The realization that he is a Son of God, a Conscious Soul Incarnate. "Down through the ages, a man here and there has found that Truth has established, once and for all, the fact of his own Divinity, and out of a selfless love for his brothers has tried to bring this Truth to all men. Today, the demand to know has risen from the sub-consciousness of the race, and humanity has a whole is conscious of this demand as the great need which must be fulfilled. The spark of aspiration is being fanned into flame, and as world conditions become more critical, that flame can be seen to burn more brightly. As human aspiration surmounts the greed of the separated self, the demand of humanity for Truth will become so powerful as to bring it forth, ad man will be free: "Know the Truth and it shall make you Free." -- The Path of Initiation, pp. 47-48
Category: Philosophy

The Way Of Initiation

Author : Rudolf Steiner
ISBN : 9781365109799
Genre : Religion
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Rudolf Steiner was a philosopher, social thinker, architect, and esotericist. His philosophical work, which he termed spiritual science, sought to provide a connection between the cognitive path of Western philosophy and the inner and spiritual needs of the human being. In The Way of Initiation, Steiner details the exercises and moral qualities to be cultivated on the path to a conscious experience of 'supersensible' realities. This short but powerful book is intended as a guide for achieving spiritual vision.
Category: Religion

On The Mystery Dramas

Author : Rudolf Steiner
ISBN : 0880100605
Genre : Anthroposophy
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3 lectures, Basel and Berlin, September 17, 1910 - December 19, 1911 (CW 125) Rudolf Steiner wrote four mystery dramas intended to portray the spiritual path of self-knowledge as described by spiritual science, or Anthroposophy. Those plays are not merely symbolic but realistic depictions in a spiritual sense. In this book, Steiner describes how "The Portal of Initiation" (the first of his dramas) portrays the intense and tempestuous inner events of initiation as experienced by a young painter. He explains the spiritual background of this character's "karmic" tests and higher guidance. He also discusses the Rosicrucian nature of this play, as well as the "symbolism and fantasy" of the second drama, "The Soul's Probation." Steiner also emphasizes the power of certain fairy tales and poetry for bridging the gap between the spiritual and material worlds. As one of the mystery dramas shows, this is especially valuable for those who tend to be intellectuals. Rudolf Steiner portrayed much of the wisdom of his spiritual science in the mystery dramas and intended them to graphically depict what he taught all his life. As he said, "If people will exert themselves...to work with the drama, I will not have to give any more lectures for a long time." THE LECTURES: 1. Self-knowledge as Portrayed in the Rosicrucian Mystery, The Portal of Initiation 2. On the Rosicrucian Mystery, The Portal of Initiation 3. Symbolism and Phantasy in Relation to the Mystery Drama The Soul's Probation This book is a translation from German of 3 (of 14) lectures in Wege und Ziele des geistigen Menschen. Lebensfragen im Lichte der Geisteswissenschaft (GA 125).
Category: Anthroposophy

The Great Work

Author : Reuben Swinburne Clymer
ISBN : UCSC:32106006091794
Genre : Occultism
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The Path To Your Ascension

Author : Annice Booth
ISBN : 9780922729470
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Helps you rediscover what your soul has known from the beginning--that life does have a higher purpose. Filled with warmth, wisdom and hope, this book will empower you to focus on what is really important in life.
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The Book Of Initiation

Author : Ojela Frank
ISBN : 0983245207
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The Book of Initiation: Awakening to Soul, 21-Day Energy Meditaitons, Instruction for a deeper spiritual experience offering the following: Find Out About the Path of Initiation - Being a Modern-Day Mystic, Discover & Apply Emotional Healing Basics for a More Balanced Life, Realize Deeper Connection with the Divine, Overview: Esoteric Fundamentals, Chromotherapy Basics, Become More Aware of Soul Consciousness, Gain Deeper Understanding of Your Spiritual Gifts & Life Purpose, Overview & Exercise - How to Awaken Kundalini, Learn How to Do Conscious Breathing, Become Skilled at Doing Energy Meditations & Self-Attunements, Learn How to Create Your Own Spiritual Blueprints.
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