LESSONS OF THE GOLDEN DAWN
INTRODUCTORY LESSON VI
mind of man -- being a part of the universal subjective mind and part of the
Soulís expression -- is the same in all of us.
Therefore, we have the answer to what is sometimes confusing to a
student, and that is, if it is all in Godís mind, then why the diversity?
one but looks at the languages, which are many, remember that the non-unity and
the diversity is not due to Godís plan, but to manís separateness and
man alone, but our attraction through love; that is, the power of God through
the attribute of Christ, is what makes it possible to draw them together.
more one gains of the universal understanding of his brother man, the easier
becomes the communication -- the greater will be his giving to his brother man
and the more spiritual communication he will also have.
might go on with all sorts of expressions -- all sorts of examples of smiling
happiness, living the life of love -- but it will all say the same thing; what
we have already stated.
may only depend on those factual and truthful things which show the reality of
himself and his relation to God in self-devised explanations or beliefs.
is necessary that we develop cosmic consciousness.
This means that it is necessary for the student to be able to hear, see,
smell, and taste, independently of his objective senses.
When one has attained God-realization, one does not go to logical things
for the answers to his problems, or his questions.
is non-material consciousness. It is from the Soul and it has its memory and
consciousness and being in itself. It
has nothing to do with the physical life in itself, but it knows all physical
life and all things to do with physical life, and is of the greater divine
things. It is another form of
consciousness on the divine side, but has nothing to do with our personal
thinking and opinion.
is not the same which is called intuition that many of us have experienced when
we were younger, and some still do.
is of a cosmic nature, but is an impulse or pressure which impels us to do by
faith with- out a full picture of why. For
that which comes from the self, the
answers, the truths, is infallible to a fully realized being.