An Anthology of Mysticism and Mystical Philosophy by William Kingsland

By William Kingsland

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Picton. (P. 3, p. ) (x) "An Omnipresent, Eternal, Boundless, and Immutable PRINCIPLE on which all speculation is impossible, since it transcends the power of human conception and could only be dwarfed by any human expression or similitude. ' ' H. P. Blavatsky. (B. 31, Vol. I, p. ) THE METAPHYSICAL ABSOLUTE " The rational Absolute is nothing but the extreme where we arbitrarily suspend causality, continuous point and successive magnitude, nothing but an artifice to arrest (a) the indefinite progression of our ideas/' E.

B. 32, pp. ) " (o) The human simply because he being, is himself fragmentary and incomplete, has always this urge within himself to seek other and greater than himself. It is this that drives him back to the centre of his being, and it is this that forces him to take the path of return to the All- Ever, throughout the aeons, does the Prodigal Son to his Father, and always latent within him is the memory of the Father's home and the glory there to Self. arise and go But the human mind be found.

P. 80). " (a) Hermes. senses, and thy (M. 6, Vol. II, p. ) " dost not make thyself like unto If, then, thou God, thou canst not know Him. For like is knowable to (6) like [alone]. grow to the same stature as the all measure leap forth from become Eternity and transcend all Time [then], thyself to Make, Greatness which transcends every body [thus] shalt ; ; ; ; thou know God. is impossible unto thyself, think able to know all, all arts, all sciences, and deathless thyself the way of every life.

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