Who Were The Cathars?

The early years of medieval Christianity greatly diverged from what we commonly associate with the teachings of Christ in the modern age. During the 11th century, an influential but ephemeral religious group known as the Cathars emerged in the Languedoc region of France.   Their dualist, Gnosticism-infused teachings confused and infuriated the Catholic church, who often could not decide whether…

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Enter the Zohar Online Course [WATCH]

Enter The Zohar is a video presentation of 7 short lessons about The Zohar for people who are seeking meaningful and practical answers about the meaning of their lives, the purpose of creation and their relationships with the laws of nature. The Zohar fuses everything there is to know about reality into a precise spiritual science that allows the student…

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An Overview of the Tantric Kalachakra Teachings

Cycles of Time and Karma The word kalachakra means cycles of time, and the Kalachakra system presents three such cycles – external, internal and alternative. The external and internal cycles deal with time as we normally know it, while the alternative cycles are practices for gaining liberation from these two. The structures of the external and internal cycles are analogous, similar to the parallel between macrocosm…

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The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali [1912]

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali The Threads of Union Translation by BonGiovanni 1. on Contemplations 2. on Spiritual Disciplines 3. on Divine Powers 4. on Realizations Before beginning any spiritual text it is customary to clear the mind of all distracting thoughts, to calm the breath and to purify the heart. 1.1 Now, instruction in Union. 1.2. Union is restraining…

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The Gospel of Thomas

THE GOSPEL OF THOMAS Translations by: Thomas O. Lambdin (Coptic version) B.P Grenfell & A.S. Hunt (Greek Fragments) Bentley Layton (Greek Fragments) Commentary by: Craig Schenk —————————————————————– I: Commentary The Gospel of Thomas is a collection of traditional Sayings (logoi) of Jesus. It is attributed to Didymos Judas Thomas, the “Doubting Thomas” of the canonical Gospels, and according to many…

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The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran [1923]

The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Prophet, by Kahlil Gibran This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere in the United States and most other parts of the world at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this…

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