Posts Tagged ‘esoteric truth’

40 – The Mark

The purpose of esoteric teaching, in every epoch and area, is to sow the seed of truth into humanity. The purpose of this truth is to make us think differently. To raise us from a lower level to a higher level.

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02 – Ocean of Love

We begin, slowly, with the prologue of The Ocean of Love by Kabir. Most of the terms used in this ancient mystic poem are unfamiliar to us. It takes attention and study, but it’s worth it to those wishing to see the common thread of truth running through all esoteric teachings from all eras and areas.

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25 – Seven Mansions

This section deals with the Trinity. The process of stripping away the skin over our understanding can be quite painful. No wonder so few wish to pay the price to gain new meaning from esoteric truth.

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02 – The New Man

Chapter one, part two of The New Man. We look at the reason for parables. Esoteric truth cannot be understood directly by the outer man. The parable is designed to penetrate to the inner man.

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235 – Wine

Esoteric teachings speak of three levels of truth. Stone, water, and the highest of the three levels, wine. Perhaps this is why mystics are often described as behaving as if they are drunk.

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190 – Vampire Days

They may be a myth but it’s one we need to examine in the light of esoteric truth.

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"No good deed goes unpunished."

The person most frequently credited as the originator of the phrase is playwright Clare Boothe Luce. Also credited have been playwright Noel Coward, writer Oscar Wilde, journalist Walter Winchell and the late Washington Post writer Bill Gold. The original idea is probably an ancient proverb.

Appearing cynical on the surface, a closer examination of human nature reveals the False Personality to be incredibly vengeful and petty due to its hubris.

Plato has Socrates say, "An unexamined life is not worth living." The reason no good deed goes unpunished is because most people are living lives not worth living. If you feel a sting, that probably means you are spending more time and energy examining the lives of others than you are examining your own.