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“The pilgrimage idea, the outgoing quest, appears in mystical literature under two different aspects. One is the search for the ‘Hidden Treasure which desires to be found.’ Such is the ‘Quest of the Grail’ when regarded in its mystic aspect as an allegory of...

Pilgrimage: A Quest for Enlightenment

“The pilgrimage idea, the outgoing quest, appears in mystical literature under two different aspects. One is the search for the ‘Hidden Treasure which desires to be found.’ Such is the ‘Quest of the Grail’ when regarded in its mystic aspect as an allegory of...

Sungazing, in various forms, is becoming popular. Last month we ran our first poll on our new Sungazing Plus page to see how often our visitors sun gaze. In these polls, we only want to count those who are doing sun gazing at least...

Sungazing Poll #1: How Often Do You Sungaze

Sungazing, in various forms, is becoming popular. Last month we ran our first poll on our new Sungazing Plus page to see how often our visitors sun gaze. In these polls, we only want to count those who are doing sun gazing at least...

“The development proceeds in the following manner. The student must apply himself with care and attention to certain functions of the soul hitherto exercised by him in a careless and inattentive manner. There are eight such functions. The first is the...

Soul Development and the Lotus Flower

“The development proceeds in the following manner. The student must apply himself with care and attention to certain functions of the soul hitherto exercised by him in a careless and inattentive manner. There are eight such functions. The first is the...

“If a man had only one sense he would obtain but a one sense idea of the outside world. If another sense is added his knowledge is doubled, and so on. The best proof of the relation between increased sense perception and development is...

Phenomenal World and How to Experience it

“If a man had only one sense he would obtain but a one sense idea of the outside world. If another sense is added his knowledge is doubled, and so on. The best proof of the relation between increased sense perception and development is...

“Each one will speak concerning the place from which they have come forth, and to the region from which they received their essential being they will hasten to return once again and receive from that place, the place where they stood before, and they...

Reaching Toward Immeasurable Greatness

“Each one will speak concerning the place from which they have come forth, and to the region from which they received their essential being they will hasten to return once again and receive from that place, the place where they stood before, and they...

“Divine wisdom is not of man’s making, neither is it invented by him. There is no other way to obtain it than by receiving it willingly within one’s own heart. If it enters there, then will the storm of contending opinions subside, and the...

Divine Wisdom in the Eye of the Storm

“Divine wisdom is not of man’s making, neither is it invented by him. There is no other way to obtain it than by receiving it willingly within one’s own heart. If it enters there, then will the storm of contending opinions subside, and the...

“It was a common practice among the early Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans to seal lighted lamps in the sepulchers of their dead as offerings to the God of Death. … There is ample proof that many of these lamps were burning when the sepulchers...

Ever-Burning Lamps and Eternal Flames

“It was a common practice among the early Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans to seal lighted lamps in the sepulchers of their dead as offerings to the God of Death. … There is ample proof that many of these lamps were burning when the sepulchers...

“Even in the superior phase of the Soul—that which proceeds the impressionable faculty and any sensation—how can we reconcile immunity with the indwelling of vice, false notions, ignorance? … “If the Soul were material and had magnitude, it would be difficult, indeed quite impossible,...

Immune Soul as Authentic Being

“Even in the superior phase of the Soul—that which proceeds the impressionable faculty and any sensation—how can we reconcile immunity with the indwelling of vice, false notions, ignorance? … “If the Soul were material and had magnitude, it would be difficult, indeed quite impossible,...

“I stand us, and this one of me turns into a hundred of me. They say I circle around you. Nonsense. I circle around me.” ~Rumi “We’re so used to the idea of competing and winning—of needing to be ‘the best.’ But that’s not...

Co-Creating, Cooperating, and Competing in a Spiritual World

“I stand us, and this one of me turns into a hundred of me. They say I circle around you. Nonsense. I circle around me.” ~Rumi “We’re so used to the idea of competing and winning—of needing to be ‘the best.’ But that’s not...

“When we receive visits from our brethren, we should not consider this an irksome interruption of our stillness, lest we cut ourselves off from the law of love. Now should we receive them as if we are doing them a favor, but rather as...

Hospitality: an Overlooked Virtue in a Materialistic World

“When we receive visits from our brethren, we should not consider this an irksome interruption of our stillness, lest we cut ourselves off from the law of love. Now should we receive them as if we are doing them a favor, but rather as...