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The Metaphysical Principles of the Infintesimal Calculus

  As someone who awoke rather late to the importance of mathematics (whose general use for the esoteric student is not only helpful, but even necessary), I decided to read my first full Rene Guenon treatise. The fundamental distinction which he makes is between the Indefinite and the Infinite. Since … Continue reading

The Superstition of Reason

To paraphrase a Scottish poet, perhaps no other word, other than those of Liberty or Christ, have been subject to as much abuse as the word “Reason“. These days the word Reason has been defined to objectively exclude the very possibility of higher Intelligence, or higher Logos. At best, dialectical … Continue reading

The Emperor’s Post

Iamblichus, Hercules, the Meditations of the Tarot, and Mouravieff’s system of numbers can be correlated, with study and practice. I am stopping (for now) at Number Four, the Emperor, and drawing more closely several threads together to illustrate how this is so. Kukai I have mentioned before as a co-inhabitor … Continue reading

Inner Meaning of Augustinianism

Before we proceed along the Arcana of the Meditations, it might be helpful to point out a link between “gnosis” and the “arcana”. In the very first chapter of his Meditations Tomberg highlights the truth that arcana represent “enzymes” or “ferment” which make the soul fruitful by awakening the deeper, … Continue reading

Nature’s Lessons on Interior Friction

Cologero has beautifully highlighted the central paradox of “he who wishes to rise” or “the aspirant”: It is clear in fact that if persuasion sharpens itself to a pure, unrelated sufficiency—i.e., to a state—rather than to sufficiency as denial of an insufficiency—i.e. to an act, to a relation—the antithesis certainly … Continue reading

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