The world tree or mountain are conditional symbols of a centre where there is the global vertical axis, that in aggregate with a horizontal surface of the world forms coordinates of world space. Namely vertical global axis corresponds with the central numerological number 5 which is in the centre of magic square of nine numbers in a context of numerology, and other numbers of the magic square symbolize horizontal measurements of the world. Horizontal and vertical measurements of the world are congruous, namely vertical axis has numerical gradation which are projections of numbers on a horizontal surface. Accordingly physiognomy of human facial traits correspond with numerological numbers on different coordinates which designate versatile phenomena of world around, but which coincide in features of a human face. The following page compares physiognomy of a human face to circles of the universe in the Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri. previous - upwards - following
e2fc45c0f67df98409ee4f2c9da31f28Jewish angelic hierarchyAngels in Judaism (angel: Hebrew: מַלְאָךְ mal’āḵ, plural mal’āḵīm) appear throughout the Hebrew Bible, Talmud, Rabbinic literature, and traditional Jewish liturgy. They are categorized in different hierarchies. Maimonides Maimonides, in his Mishneh Torah or Yad ha-Chazakah: Yesodei ha-Torah, counts ten ranks of angels in the Jewish angelic hierarchy, beginning from the highest: Kabbalah According to the Golden Dawn's interpretation of the Kabbalah, there are ten archangels, each commanding one of the choirs of angels and corresponding to one of the Sephirot. See also Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn References External linksParadiso (Dante)The Paradiso assumes the medieval view of the Universe, with the Earth surrounded by concentric spheres containing planets and stars. The Paradiso begins at the top of Mount Purgatory, at noon on the Wednesday after Easter. After ascending through the sphere of fire believed to exist in the earth's upper atmosphere (Canto I), Beatrice guides Dante through the nine celestial spheres of Heaven, to the Empyrean, which is the abode of God. The nine spheres are concentric, as in the standard medieval geocentric model of cosmology, which was derived from Ptolemy. During the course of his journey, Dante meets and converses with several blessed souls. "But all those souls grace the Empyrean; and each of them has gentle life though some sense the Eternal Spirit more, some less However, for Dante's benefit (and the benefit of his readers), he is "as a sign" shown various souls in planetary and stellar spheres that have some appropriate connotation. The florin, the "damned flower," Canto 9.
Book of Enoch: Watchers and the Nephilim - Part 1/3Divine Comedy: Paradiso Wikipedia | The EmpyreanThis content is from Wikipedia. GradeSaver is providing this content as a courtesy until we can offer a professionally written study guide by one of our staff editors. We do not consider this content professional or citable. Please use your discretion when relying on it. From the Primum Mobile, Dante ascends to a region beyond physical existence, the Empyrean, which is the abode of God. Beatrice, representing theology, is here transformed to be more beautiful than ever before, and Dante becomes enveloped in light, rendering him fit to see God (Canto XXX): "Like sudden lightning scattering the spirits of sight so that the eye is then too weak to act on other things it would perceive,such was the living light encircling me, leaving me so enveloped by its veil of radiance that I could see no thing.The Love that calms this heaven always welcomes into Itself with such a salutation, to make the candle ready for its flame St.
Eastern ChristianityEastern Christianity comprises the Christian traditions and churches that developed in the Balkans, Eastern Europe, Asia Minor, the Middle East, Africa, India, and parts of the Far East over several centuries of religious antiquity. The term is generally used in Western Christianity to describe all Christian traditions that did not develop in Western Europe. As such, the term does not describe any single communion or common religious tradition, and in fact some "Eastern" Churches have more in common historically and theologically with "Western" Christianity than with one another. The various "Eastern" Churches do not normally refer to themselves as "Eastern," with the exception of the Church of the East. Families of churches Countries by number of Orthodox Christians in 2010 More than 100 million More than 20 million More than 10 million More than 5 million More than 1 million Eastern Christians do not share the same religious traditions, but do share many cultural traditions.
The Gnostic World View: A Brief Summary of GnosticismGnosis Archive | Library | Bookstore | Index | Web Lectures | Ecclesia Gnostica | Gnostic Society GNOSTICISM IS THE TEACHING based on Gnosis, the knowledge of transcendence arrived at by way of interior, intuitive means. Although Gnosticism thus rests on personal religious experience, it is a mistake to assume all such experience results in Gnostic recognitions. It is nearer the truth to say that Gnosticism expresses a specific religious experience, an experience that does not lend itself to the language of theology or philosophy, but which is instead closely affinitized to, and expresses itself through, the medium of myth. Indeed, one finds that most Gnostic scriptures take the forms of myths. The term “myth” should not here be taken to mean “stories that are not true”, but rather, that the truths embodied in these myths are of a different order from the dogmas of theology or the statements of philosophy. The Cosmos All religious traditions acknowledge that the world is imperfect. Deity
Dante AlighieriUn article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Dante Alighieri (Durante degli Alighieri dit « Dante ») est un poète, écrivain et homme politique florentin né entre la mi-mai et la mi-juin 1265 à Florence et mort le à Ravenne. « Père de la langue italienne », il est, avec Pétrarque et Boccace, l'une des « trois couronnes » qui imposèrent le toscan comme langue littéraire. Poète majeur (« Il sommo poeta » ou simplement « Il poeta ») du Moyen Âge, il est l'auteur de la Divine Comédie, la plus grande œuvre écrite dans cet idiome et l'un des chefs-d'œuvre de la littérature mondiale. Biographie[modifier | modifier le code] Patronyme[modifier | modifier le code] Sarcophage contenant les ossements de Dante à Ravenne. Le nom de Alighieri s'écrivait à l'origine « Allighieri » avec deux « L ». Jeunesse[modifier | modifier le code] Quand Dante eut 12 ans, en 1277, son mariage fut négocié avec Gemma, fille de Messer Manetto Donati, qu'il épousa ensuite. Un florentin engagé[modifier | modifier le code]