Religious Philosophy:  Jainism – New World Encyclopedia

Jainism (pronounced jayn-izm), traditionally known as Jain Dharma, is a dharmic religion with its origins in the prehistory of India, still practiced today by several million people. Jainism has as its religious ideal the perfection of man’s nature. The universe is seen as being eternal—having no beginning and no end—precluding God from being a creator. Perfection of the individual is achieved through the practice of an ascetic life, without any divine assistance. Jain monastics and lay people follow the same fivefold path of nonviolence (ahinsa, or ahimsa); truth (satya); non-stealing (asteya); chastity (brahmacharya); and non-possession or non-possessiveness (aparigraha), but to different degrees.  […]

Source: Jainism – New World Encyclopedia

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The Origin of the Ten Commandments

THE ORIGINS OF THE 10 COMMANDMENTS: The 42 negative confessions of Maat from the Papyrus of Ani.

I have not committed sin.
I have not committed robbery with violence.
I have not stolen.
I have not slain men and women.
I have not stolen grain.
I have not purloined offerings.
I have not stolen the property of the gods.
I have not uttered lies.
I have not carried away food.
I have not uttered curses.
I have not committed adultery.
I have made none to weep.
I have not eaten the heart [i.e., I have not grieved uselessly, or felt remorse].
I have not attacked any man.
I am not a man of deceit.
I have not stolen cultivated land.
I have not been an eavesdropper.
I have slandered [no man].
I have not been angry without just cause.
I have not debauched the wife of any man.
I have not debauched the wife of [any] man. (repeats the previous affirmation but addressed to a different god).
I have not polluted myself.
I have terrorized none.
I have not transgressed [the Law].
I have not been wroth.
I have not shut my ears to the words of truth.
I have not blasphemed.
I am not a man of violence.
I am not a stirrer up of strife (or a disturber of the peace).
I have not acted (or judged) with undue haste.
I have not pried into matters.
I have not multiplied my words in speaking.
I have wronged none, I have done no evil.
I have not worked witchcraft against the King (or blasphemed against the King).
I have never stopped [the flow of] water.
I have never raised my voice (spoken arrogantly, or in anger).
I have not cursed (or blasphemed) God.
I have not acted with evil rage.
I have not stolen the bread of the gods.
I have not carried away the khenfu cakes from the spirits of the dead.
I have not snatched away the bread of the child, nor treated with contempt the god of my city.
I have not slain the cattle belonging to the god

Occult Orders and Gnostic Bishops – Morningstar

With the late 19th century gnostic revival among the French occultists, we saw not only an introduction of the apostolic lineages into the growing assembly of occult orders at that time, but even the introduction of new gnostic lineages into the collection of succession lines passed on from wandering bishop to wandering bishop.

Source: Occult Orders and Gnostic Bishops – Morningstar

The Divine Bride And The Blood of The Groom – Esophoria Mystery School | Helen Demetriou

I am currently working on a project about the restoration of the archetypal model and the Aquarian seed yet I felt it important to write a separate article about the essence of the Divine Bride and groom. I feel this will be easier for the right hand people to digest as OCCULTISM = 690 = LEFT HAND PATH is quite a heavy subject which can be confusing for the everyday person and according also to the Bible, this is the job of the Divine Groom which is to guide and protect humanity within the multiplexity of things through the simplicity of heart and of faith …

Source: The Divine Bride And The Blood of The Groom – Esophoria Mystery SchoolEsophoria Mystery School

The Hermetic Hour – The Magick of Franz Bardon – YouTube

The Hermetic Hour presents a lecture on the magick of Franz Bardon, the 20th century European alchemist and magician. Bardon was the author of three books on magick, and one semi-autobiographical novel. His Eastern style methods of training, owing much to raja and tantric yoga, have had a considerable influence on modern Western practice. We will discuss each of his three books in sequence; where his information came from, and what his philosophy was. You will learn about “fluid condensers,” “volts,” “elementals,” magnetic and electric fluids, and magick mirrors. His debt to P. B. Randolph will be mentioned. We will discuss the origins of his myriads of spirits, the way he derived his sigils, his unique concept of Kabbalah. Bardon’s background as a professional hypnotist, alchemist and healer will be compared to his mundane life and problems. The Master was an over-weight chain-smoker who died after eating a bacon sandwich—but he was still “The Master,” and we should appreciate him all the more for the faults that made him human. Tune in find out why Simon, King of the Witches kept saying “Magnetic-Electric,” while having fun with the D.A.’s daughter.