The Perfect Way; Or, The Finding Of Christ by Anna Bonus Kingsford

The Perfect Way; Or, The Finding Of Christ

byAnna Bonus Kingsford

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1890. Excerpt: ... energy, is Vishnu; the left, which represents the power of dissolution and return, is Siva, Adonai Himself being Brahma. The conditions on which this vision is vouchsafed are thus set forth for the benefit of his "beloved disciple," Arjun, by the "holy one," Krishna:--" Thou hast beheld this My wondrous form, so difficult of apprehension, which even angels may in vain desire to see. But I am not to be seen as thou hast seen Me, by means of mortifications, of sacrifices, of gifts, of alms. I am to be seen and truly known, and to be obtained by means of that worship which is offered to Me alone. He whose works are done for Me alone, who serves Me only, who cares naught for consequences, and who dwelleth among men without hatred, --he alone cometh unto Me." Part VI. 53. This discourse and series of discourses will fitly close with an exposition of the relations subsisting between the Adonai, the Christ, and the Man. As Adonai the Lord is the manifestation of God in Substance, so Christ is the manifestation of the Lord in Humanity. The former occurs by Generation; the latter by Regeneration. The former is from within, outwards; the latter is from below, upwards. Man, ascending by evolution from the material and lowermost stratum of existence, finds his highest development in the Christ This is the point where the human stream, as it flows upwards into God, culminates. Reaching this point by regeneration, man is at once Son of Man and of God, and is perfect, receiving in consequence the baptism of the Logos or Word, Adonai. Being now "virgin " in respect of matter, and quickened by the "one life," that of the Spirit, man becomes like unto God, in that he has the "Gift of God," or Eternal Life through the power of self-perpetuation. The Logos is celestial; the man, terrestrial. Christ is ...

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Title:The Perfect Way; Or, The Finding Of ChristFormat:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:January 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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