Belief: A state or habit of mind in which trust confidence, or reliance is placed in some person or thing: FAITH. Gnosis: Of, relating to, or characterized by knowledge or cognition. – Webster’s Third New International Dictionary When Robert Monroe began having his […]
Awakening Our True Potential
Man is born an unfinished creature. He cannot walk or talk or feed himself. Long years of care are required to bring him to even the most minimal levels of self-sufficiency. And yet even after the typical person has reached […]
The Death & Rebirth of the Self
Ancient myths exercise such great allure that one cannot help wondering what meanings lie behind them. The great psychologist C.G. Jung suggested these myths were projections of the collective unconscious, a universal level of the mind that expresses itself in […]
A Way to Live: The Path of Self-Knowledge
For all the scarcity in the world, one thing we never seem to be lacking is advice. We’re constantly deluged with exhortations of one sort or another – for diet, exercise, health, wealth, happiness, spiritual illumination. Of course these pieces […]
What in the World is a Gnostic?
Are we witnessing a rediscovery of Gnosticism? To judge from the burgeoning new literature and the increased use of the terms “gnosis” and “Gnosticism” in popular publications, the answer would seem to be yes. Only twenty-five years ago, when one […]
What Do the Lost Gospels Have to Teach?
Over the last century, a number of previously lost and unknown texts have come to light and illumined the origins of the main religions of the West. The most famous include the Nag Hammadi library, unearthed in Egypt in 1945, […]
The following by Raymond Abellio was privately released in the 1954 publication Cahiers du Cercle d’Etudes Metaphysiques. It is reprinted here from The Morning of the Magicians: Secret Societies, Conspiracies, and Vanished Civilizations by Louis Pauwels & Jacques Bergier (Destiny Books, 2008) […]