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Awareness through the Senses and Watching the Mind — A Hermetic Practice

Awareness through the Senses and Watching the Mind — A Hermetic Practice

In the Corpus Hermeticum, an ancient esoteric text attributed to the sage Hermes Trismegistus, Hermes explains how paying attention to the information received through the senses and the mind can lead to a greater inner understanding.

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Self-Knowledge and Spiritual Awakening — A Hermetic Teaching

Self-Knowledge and Spiritual Awakening — A Hermetic Teaching

The Corpus Hermeticum, a series of instructional esoteric fragments attributed to Hermes Trismegistus, speak of self-knowledge leading to spiritual awakening, highlighting the need for inner change and the observation of the mind, and our morality and way of being.

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Self-Observation — A Hermetic Practice

Self-Observation — A Hermetic Practice

The following excerpt is a Hermetic teaching on self-observation and self-knowledge, speaking to practising having control over oneself both physically and psychologically.

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Holy Stream of Light — An Essene Astral Projection Exercise

Holy Stream of Light — An Essene Astral Projection Exercise

The third exercise in the Essene Holy Streams series is an astral projection exercise called the Holy Stream of Light, and is described as follows:

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Holy Stream of Sound — An Essene Meditative Exercise

Holy Stream of Sound — An Essene Meditative Exercise

The last pages of the Essene Gospel of Peace explain several spiritual practices called the three Holy Streams (meant as a morning, afternoon, and evening practice). The second exercise in this series is called the Holy Stream of Sound, and is described as follows:

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Holy Stream of Life — An Essene Meditative Visualization Exercise

Holy Stream of Life — An Essene Meditative Visualization Exercise

There are three Holy Streams practices given (morning, afternoon, and evening practices), the first of which is the Holy Stream of Life, and the exercise for it is as follows:

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On the Spiritual Welfare of Others — An Excerpt from the Bhagavad Gita

On the Spiritual Welfare of Others — An Excerpt from the Bhagavad Gita

Below is an excerpt from the Hindu text the Bhagavad Gita, one of the books of the Mahabharata, explaining the significance of helping humanity spiritually as part of spiritual practice:

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Daily Prayers to the Earthly Mother and Heavenly Father from the Essene Gospel of Peace

Daily Prayers to the Earthly Mother and Heavenly Father from the Essene Gospel of Peace

In the Essene Gospel of Peace, Jesus gives the following instructions for daily prayers to the Earthly Mother and Heavenly Father…

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Om Tat Sat —  A Mantra from the Bhagavad Gita

Om Tat Sat — A Mantra from the Bhagavad Gita

The ancient Hindu text the Bhagavad Gita gives the mantra Om Tat Sat as an exercise

September 30, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Appealing to the Earthly Mother for Protection against Afflictions and Sins — An Excerpt from the Essene Gospel of Peace

Appealing to the Earthly Mother for Protection against Afflictions and Sins — An Excerpt from the Essene Gospel of Peace

In the Essene Gospel of Peace, the following is said about appealing to the Earthly Mother for protection against all afflictions and sins…

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