Category Archives: Mysticism

Arthur Schopenhauer: In Light of the Upanishads

In light of the Upanishads… The World as Will and Representation Vol 1 §63 (Eternal Justice) By Arthur Schopenhauer. Translated and edited by Judith Norman, Alistair Welchman and Christopher Janaway. Narrated & adapted for video by Jason Youngman Click here … Continue reading

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Immortality – Transcendental vs Immanent knowledge

IMMORTALITY: A DIALOGUE THE ESSAYS OF ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER STUDIES IN PESSIMISM Volume Four Translated by T. Bailey Saunders Adapted & narrated by Jason Youngman Ever wonder why philosophers are stereotypically seen as depressed and sombre individuals who like to find … Continue reading

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Plotinus – God is the Goal

Click on the video above to watch a short adaptation of Return to the One: Plotinus’s Guide to God Realization. – A modern day commentary on the Enneads of Plotinus. JY  

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Tis our moment under the Sun.

Refreshed & glad to have been with reprieve. Sorrow forgotten in the heart of the naive. Wisdom is born through conflict and strife. Setting us free from that which lacks life. Endless the road that leads into night. Marooned in … Continue reading

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The Heart of Plotinus – Mystical Experience

Plotinus invites us, through philosophical reflection, spiritual meditation, and virtue to reach the divine Intellect and contemplate the beauty of noetic archetypes, or Forms… The Heart of Plotinus: The Essential Enneads – By Algis Uzdavinys (Published by World Wisdom, INC) … Continue reading

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Our Guardian Spirit

As children our Guardian Spirit is very real to us but as we become more rigid and cynical in our view of the world we pass off our Daemon as mere superstition. Plato himself approaches such topics through the medium … Continue reading

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Return to the One: Plotinus’s Guide to God-Realization

If you are looking for an easy to read, a very simple introduction, and a direct way to penetrate the spirit of Plotinus’ teaching, then RETURN TO THE ONE: PLOTINUS’S GUIDE TO GOD-REALIZATION is an ideal way to begin your … Continue reading

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CONTEMPLATION – Uniting All Existence

The modern use of the word contemplation is to think seriously about something. It is a mental act of intelligence, often used so as to make an important decision or to ponder the relevance of something significant in which the … Continue reading

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SUICIDE – On going out of the body

“When he was on the point of death… he said, ‘Try to bring back the god in us to the divine in the All!’ and, as a snake crept under the bed on which he was lying and disappeared into … Continue reading

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Platonic Reflections – On our emergence into Life

My stillness in depth of infinite mind, That which allows for the all to align. Through the fire of imagination, transposed manifestation, we, no longer three, but I. Temperance and her kind my golden mean, Justice as scales to keep … Continue reading

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