By Joscelyn Godwin
Looking to get to the bottom of many of the interpretations of Atlantis and its kindred myths of Lemuria and Mu, Professor Joscelyn Godwin indicates how the legends of Atlantis pass hand-in-hand with the concept that of cyclical heritage, corresponding to the Vedic procedure of the 4 Yugas, the Mayan calendar with its 2012 end-date, the theosophical process of root races, and the precession of the equinoxes.
This research completely studies the rationalist and occultist writings on Atlantis together with the paintings of G. I. Gurdjieff, Julius Evola, Edgar Cayce, Dion Fortune, and Rene Guenon. It additionally examines the similar themes of reincarnation, human evolution, the origins of race, and disaster theory.
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The creation of direct effects, like prescience in divination, represents a high point in the art and is just as elusive. Making things happen by either method is referred to as the art of enchanting or the casting of enchantments. From a magical point of view, it is axiomatic that we have created the world in which we exist. " It may seen strange to have willed such limiting circumstances, but any form of dualistic manifestation or existence implies limits. If the Kia had willed a different set of limitations, it would have incarnated elsewhere.
It may seen strange to have willed such limiting circumstances, but any form of dualistic manifestation or existence implies limits. If the Kia had willed a different set of limitations, it would have incarnated elsewhere. The tendency of things to continue to exist, even when unobserved, is due to their having their being in Chaos. The magician can only change something if he can "match" the Chaos which is upholding the normal event. This is the same as becoming one with the source of the event.
It means stepping outside of one's own culture, society, relationships, family personality, beliefs, prejudices, opinions and ideas. It is just these comforting chains which seem to give definition, meaning, character, and a sense of belonging to most people. Yet, in casting off one set of chains, one cannot avoid adopting another set unless one wishes to live in a very reduced and impoverished style — itself a limitation. The solution is to become omnivorous. Someone who can think, believe, or do any of a half dozen different things is more free and liberated than someone confined to only one activity.