Third Eye-Penieal Gland
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Many philosophies and worldviews have a set of classical elements believed to reflect the simplest essential parts and principles of which anything consists or upon which the constitution and fundamental powers of anything are based.
Jean Houston (born 10 May 1937) is an American scholar, lecturer, author, and philosopher active in the " human potential movement ".
New Thought , sometimes known as Higher Thought , [ 1 ] [ 2 ] promotes the ideas that Infinite Intelligence , or God, is everywhere, spirit is the totality of real things, true human selfhood is divine, divine thought is a force for good, sickness originates in the mind, and "right thinking" has a healing effect. [ 3 ] [ 4 ]
Helena Petrovna Blavatsky ( Russian : Еле́на Петро́вна Блава́тская , Ukrainian : Олена Петрівна Блаватська ), (born as Helena von Hahn ( Russian : Елена Петровна Ган , Ukrainian : Олена Петрівна Ган ); 12 August [ O.S. 31 July] 1831 – 8 May 1891) was a Russian occultist author and an amateur scholar of ancient wisdom literature . In 1875, Blavatsky and Olcott established a research and publishing institute called the Theosophical Society . Blavatsky defined Theosophy as "the archaic Wisdom-Religion, the esoteric doctrine once known in every ancient country having claims to civilization." [ 1 ] One of the main purposes of the Theosophical Society was “to form a nucleus of the Universal Brotherhood of Humanity, without distinction of race, creed, sex, caste or color” . [ 2 ] Blavatsky saw herself as a missionary of this ancient knowledge.
The Tree of Life , or Etz haChayim (עץ החיים) in Hebrew , is a classic descriptive term for the central mystical symbol used in the Kabbalah of esoteric Judaism , also known as the 10 Sephirot . The symbolic configuration of 10 spiritual principles (11 can be shown, of which - Keter and Da'at are interchangable), arranged in 3 columns/pillars, describes the manner in which God creates existence ex nihilo , the nature of revealed divinity, the human soul, and the spiritual path of ascent by man.
For the band, see Dååth . Da'at or Daas ("Knowledge", Hebrew : דעת [ˈdaʕaθ] ) in Jewish mysticism , called Kabbalah , is the location (the mystical state) where all ten sephirot in the Tree of Life are united as one.
Sephirot or Səphîrôṯ ( pron.: / ˈ s ɛ f ɪr ɒ θ / ; Hebrew : סְפִירוֹת , pronunciation ), meaning emanations , are the 10 attributes/emanations in Kabbalah , through which Ein Sof (The Infinite) reveals himself and continuously creates both the physical realm and the chain of higher metaphysical realms ( Seder hishtalshelus ). The term is alternatively transliterated into English as Sefirot/Sefiroth , singular Sephirah/Sefirah etc. Alternative configurations of the sephirot are given by different schools in the historical development of Kabbalah, with each articulating different spiritual aspects.
Kabbalah , also spelled Cabala or Qabbālâ et al.
A Cambodian Shiva head showing a third eye.