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Page 345 - And Aaron shall lay both his hands upon the head of the live goat, and confess over him all the iniquities of the children of Israel, and all their transgressions in all their sins, putting them upon the head of the goat, and shall send him away by the hand of a fit man into the wilderness: And the goat shall bear upon him all their iniquities unto a land not inhabited: and he shall let go the goat in the wilderness.
Page 169 - Desire first arose in It, which was the primal germ of mind, [and which] sages, searching with their intellect, have discovered to be the bond which connects entity with non-entity.
Page 110 - ... immortality. Eliphas Levi and some other kabalists make little distinction between elementary spirits who have been men, and those beings which people the elements, and are the blind forces of nature.
Page 108 - And these are the kings that reigned in the land of Edom, ° before there reigned any king over the children of Israel.
Page 235 - The science of the secrets of nature — physical and psychic, mental and spiritual; called Hermetic and Esoteric Sciences. In the West, the Kabbalah may be named; in the East, mysticism, magic, and Yoga philosophy, which latter is often referred to by the Chelas in India as the seventh ' Darshana ' (school of philosophy) , there being only six Darshanas in India known to the world of the profane. These sciences are, and have been for ages, hidden from the vulgar for the very good reason that they...
Page 230 - ... non-action. (1) The popular exoteric systems agree in defining Nirvana negatively as a state of absolute exemption from the circle of transmigration, as a state of entire freedom from all forms of existence, to begin with freedom from all passion and exertion, a state of indifference to all sensibility.
Page 60 - Brahman is the impersonal, supreme, and uncognizable soul of the universe, from the essence of which all emanates, and into which all returns; which is incorporeal, immaterial, unborn, eternal, beginningless and endless. It is all-pervading, animating the highest god as well as the smallest mineral atom. Brahma, on the other hand, the male and the alleged "creator," exists in his manifestation periodically only, and passes into pralaya — ie, disappears and is annihilated — as periodically.
Page 16 - ... of refining it, must therefore be left undecided. Nor are all alchemists to be considered impostors. Many have labored, under the conviction of the possibility of obtaining their object, with indefatigable patience and purity of heart (which is earnestly recommended by sound alchemists as the principal requisite for the success of their labors).
Page 358 - His messengers behold both •worlds. He knows the flight of birds in the sky, the paths of ships on the ocean, the course of the far-travelling wind, and beholds all the things that have been or shall be done. No creature can even wink without him. He witnesses men's truth and falsehood.