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On the other hand, even the “favorable inclinations” do not bring the priests into union with the gods through a passive condition, but they open the way for an indissoluble communion through the attraction which binds the universe together.

On the Mysteries of the Egyptians, Chaldeans, and Assyrians – Wikipedia

The gods certainly do not receive the prayers in themselves through faculties of sense, or through organs, but they encompass in themselves the full purport and energies of the pious utterances, and especially of those which happen through the Sacred Rites to have been established and brought into one with the gods.

For the perceiving of them is absolutely distinct from everything of antithetic character. So far, however, as they may be actually known through words, none of these matters will be left without a perfect demonstration, and in reference to everything we shall give aegptiorum carefully the proper explanation. The sentence admits accordingly to be also rendered as follows: The work of art itself is in the public domain for the following reason: I think that this is said without an intelligent understanding in regard to the Sacerdotal technique of the Mysteries.

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Either these are all artful contrivances of jugglers, and disguises having their origin in the passive conditions induced about us through being attributed to the divine agency, or we wegyptiorum left unnoticed conceptions of the divine nature that are contrary to what it is. For these men perceived that the things which were said respecting the Sun-God as the Demiurgos, or Creator of the Universe, and concerning Mysteriia and Isis, and all the Sacred Legends, may be interpreted as relating to the stars, their phases, occultations, and revolutions in their orbits, or else to the increase and decrease of the Moon, the course mysteriix the Sun, the vault of the sky as seen by night or by day, or the river Nile, and, in short, they explain everything as relating to natural objects, and nothing as having reference to incorporeal and living essences.


Moreover, there are bodies so constituted as to be a forewarning from some to others. The former can do all things at once uniformly and now; but the other is neither mytseriis to do anything completely nor immediately; neither speedily nor individually. These 2 locations in New South Wales: If, however, it is necessary, we will say this: For thou hast ed this question: Those of a philosophic character we will search out with thee as se, and such as extend to the Primary Causes we will bring forth into light following the argument together according to first principles.

By “essence” is signified the underlying principle of being; by “power” the intermediate agency; and by “energy” the operative faculty which enables actual results. Thou must not think, therefore, that this classification is a peculiarity of powers or of energies or of essence; nor art thou taking them separately, to inspect them one by one.

For it is not possible from these things to apprehend intelligently whether they are living beings or beings without life, and whether they are deprived of life or do not need it at all. This participation, therefore, and the commingling of aura of the realm of matter with that of the non-material realm, becomes a cause of much essential diversity in the inferior races; and besides these, that which is given forth in one way, is received after another.

The Egyptian “Book of the Dead” treats of the same matters. For it says nothing else than that the divine ones dwell apart from the earth, that they do not commingle with human beings, and that this region is deserted by them. The luminance itself is in no way affected, but the partaker is filled and pervaded by it.


Moreover, there is something added in the same place in regard to “active or passive motions. According to Plotinus, the universal soul does not come to a body as the body may come to it, nor does the body contain the soul, but is contained by it.

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On the other hand, it is on this account, because they are entirely exempt from the inconsistency of being either passive or not passive, because they are in no way susceptible to impression, and because they are unchangeably fixed in regard to essence, that I set them down in all these respects as impassive and unchangeable. Those of the archangels are very near to those of the gods in these respects, but come short of being actually the same.

For this we know for certain: Iamblichus lived chiefly at Khalkis In Syria, and was familiar with the magi and learned men of Persia and Assyria. On my part, I do not think it necessary to pray to any others.

Iamblichus: Theurgia, or the Egyptian Mysteries

Such necessity is itself combined with a purpose ideally good and is the beloved consort of Love. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes.

Plato makes use or an expression signifying “not subject to decay or disease;” Aristotle, “not being increased or changed.

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