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by malochim
Tue Dec 08, 2015 1:31 pm
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: The Serpent and Rider in relation to The Whore of Babylon
Replies: 7
Views: 5344

Re: The Serpent and Rider in relation to The Whore of Babylo

Shalom, I've been contemplating the fall of Adam and Eve in relation to the serpent and desire energy. In Genesis, Eve is drawn in curiousity near the tree of knowledge of good and evil. It is interesting to note as the Holy One vanishes, the serpent appears. Perhaps this is a subtle indication that...
by malochim
Mon Mar 02, 2015 2:16 am
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: Qof and Tongs
Replies: 12
Views: 6218

Re: Qof and Tongs

There is something powerful behind our ability to speak, it is said that Adam was given the power to name all the beasts in the garden of Eden. Knowing the name of a spiritual entity also entails a certain power and sovereignty over that entity. The human level of soul development is sometimes also ...
by malochim
Sun Mar 01, 2015 1:34 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: The Twelve Archetypes of the Human One
Replies: 10
Views: 5006

Re: The Twelve Archetypes of the Human One

Shalom Elder Sarah, This is quite intriguing, I've been having the same thoughts for the past days. It was something that occurred to me when I was reading the contemplations on the following verse. Yeshua said, “Where there are three deities, they are divine. Where there are two or one, I am with t...
by malochim
Sun Feb 02, 2014 9:36 am
Forum: Order of St. Michael: Wisdom of the Spiritual Warrior - Templar
Topic: The Holy Vow
Replies: 33
Views: 32050

Re: The Holy Vow

Do not lie, but live by the Spirit of Truth, even on the pain of death There is an intriguing play of words in this sentence. Truth in Hebrew is amet, the truth devoid of Aleph the Spirit of Truth is met which means death, so death is a lie; unreal. So to be truly alive we have to live by the Spiri...
by malochim
Sun Feb 02, 2014 9:34 am
Forum: Order of St. Michael: Wisdom of the Spiritual Warrior - Templar
Topic: The Holy Vow
Replies: 33
Views: 32050

Re: The Holy Vow

Do not fear in the face of the Enemy There are three things that stands out in the sentence: Fear, face and the Enemy. Fear is an emotion that is closely connected with the illusion of separation. We fear because we are afraid of losing something that we are grasping at in the realm of form. It is ...
by malochim
Tue May 21, 2013 12:54 pm
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: Origin of Life and formation of systems
Replies: 8
Views: 11189

Re: Origin of Life and formation of systems

Shalom, I’ve been contemplating this impulse of evolution and how it manifests in worlds as sentient/intelligent life forms that can receive the fiery intelligence. I was reminded of the Hayyot Ha-Kodesh the holy living creatures associated with Kether in Yetzirah. How they are involved in the drivi...
by malochim
Sat Apr 20, 2013 2:59 pm
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: Origin of Life and formation of systems
Replies: 8
Views: 11189

Origin of Life and formation of systems

Shalom, I was listening to a discourse on morphic fields by doctor Rupert Sheldrake the other day and I was struck by how similar these fields seems to be with certain spiritual forces. I was reminded of a recent shabbat discourse in which Tau Malachi was talking about the nature of archonic forces ...
by malochim
Fri Mar 08, 2013 12:22 pm
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: Union of opposites
Replies: 7
Views: 6275

Re: Emanation of the Sefirot from Ain Sof, the Infinite

Shalom,

Ah, yes didn't notice that while writing it, it was a dangling participle that had pretty big implications on meaning :) Thank you for clearing that out, what I meant to write was as you pointed out the reverse, the sefirot being emanations of Ain Sof.

Blessings,
Jonas
by malochim
Fri Mar 08, 2013 12:50 am
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: Union of opposites
Replies: 7
Views: 6275

Union of opposites

Shalom, Every wisdom tradition speaks about the sacred dichotomy between the sexes or polar opposites that they represent. How the duality between male and female principles causes friction but also growth and in balance, harmony and beauty. In the Kabbalah the Tree of Life which is an abstract repr...
by malochim
Fri Feb 15, 2013 4:49 am
Forum: Spiritual Experiences, Poetry, Prayers & Inspiration
Topic: Holy vibrations
Replies: 3
Views: 3967

Light

Shalom, Since some time back I've been experiencing something similar to what you are describing in the shabbat discourse. When I'm closing my eyes either during meditation or when I'm about to go to sleep I sometimes see a very bright light as if someone turned on the light in the room but when I o...
by malochim
Sat Feb 09, 2013 3:58 am
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: The nature of angels
Replies: 2
Views: 5451

The nature of angels

Shalom, I was contemplating the nature of angels today and what has been said recently in shabbat discourse about the nature of angels. I want to share some of my thoughts and questions. A post that Tau Malachi did recently on facebook came to mind. “If you want romance, or divine passion, seek out ...
by malochim
Fri Jan 18, 2013 6:30 am
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: Living Body
Replies: 7
Views: 7863

Shalom Gregor, The term Living is used through out the bible to connote something that is in contact with the Source. For instance Living water is water that is connected to a source of fresh water, it is constantly refreshed and can be used in ritual etc. If the water is not living the flow of fres...
by malochim
Thu Oct 04, 2012 12:14 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Wisdom of the Heart
Replies: 1
Views: 3034

Wisdom of the Heart

Shalom, While discussing the beatitude "Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God". An interesting question arose. I was hoping that we could draw out more on this topic. What was asked was how to deal with the fear of losing loved ones. And how to coop with the grief and pain t...
by malochim
Thu Sep 20, 2012 12:45 pm
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: Final emancipation from the Gilgulim
Replies: 9
Views: 8837

Great cosmic cycle

Shalom,

Is it possible to go a bit deeper into the concept of great cosmic cycles? What happens after a great cosmic cycle? Maybe that is too far into the future to be of any concern :)
by malochim
Thu Sep 20, 2012 12:09 pm
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: Final emancipation from the Gilgulim
Replies: 9
Views: 8837

Final emancipation from the Gilgulim

Shalom, While talking about the progression of soul in todays skype discourse Evie asked a question regarding the body of light and the progression beyond the gilgulim. What she asked was if the soul would ever incarnate again after being emancipated from the gilgulim. Something that struck me was t...
by malochim
Sun Mar 11, 2012 6:49 pm
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: Dynamics of the moral triad
Replies: 1
Views: 3092

Dynamics of the moral triad

Shalom, The Hashmalim are described as realigning or revealing aspects or operations of the angels of the moral triad, while the Malachim are more of spoken words in regards to action; how to translate the Divine will into movement within the Entirity. This brings to mind the descending force and Jo...
by malochim
Sun Feb 19, 2012 1:01 pm
Forum: Welcome, Introductions & General Questions
Topic: Question about Gnostic message.
Replies: 10
Views: 10907

My name is Earl

Shalom Andy, I've watched the show and I find it entertaining. First of all I think that most of the spiritual wisdom within the show is based on eastern philosophies but can also be applied to the more esoteric western traditions. It would seem that Earl is going through a life review, trying to as...
by malochim
Sun Feb 12, 2012 10:35 am
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: The nature of the cosmic Christ
Replies: 5
Views: 5704

Re: Primordial & Cosmic Christ: One and Many

Blessings, Thank you so much for the answer, I feel that it will help me a lot. It will take some time to contemplate. Some thoughts that arose this first iteration of the answer was the following: In the Gnosis of the cosmic Christ we learn that the primordial Christ relates to Keter, the cosmic Ch...
by malochim
Sun Feb 12, 2012 9:16 am
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: The Concept of "Young Souls"
Replies: 13
Views: 14004

Re: Leaping Souls in Christ

Shalom, I hope this question doesn't stray too much from the intent of the original post. We know that souls of very high grade from elder races incarnate within the human life-wave in order to facilitate the influx of supernal light and uplift souls. A questions that arose while pondering this was,...
by malochim
Fri Feb 10, 2012 3:39 am
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: The nature of the cosmic Christ
Replies: 5
Views: 5704

The nature of the cosmic Christ

Shalom, I'm contemplating the following passage in the Gnosis of the Cosmic Christ. "At the level of Asiyah, there is one black hole-big bang from which our universe has come into being - the Cosmic Christ. At the level of Beriyah there are countless black hole-big bangs generating countless un...
by malochim
Thu Jan 19, 2012 12:36 pm
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: The brow star
Replies: 1
Views: 5159

The brow star

“The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light.” - Matthew 6:22 “And they do not light a lamp and set it under a basket, but on a lampstand, and it gives light to all those who are in the house.” - Matthew 5:15 According to the tradition th...
by malochim
Mon Jan 16, 2012 1:17 am
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: Flickering in and out of existence
Replies: 3
Views: 5786

Shalom,

I very much recommend reading this post about the generation of the Human One.

http://www.sophian.org/forum/viewtopic. ... 4db4ad2ca6

Blessings in the Light of the Human One,
Jonas
by malochim
Thu Jan 12, 2012 12:16 am
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: Flickering in and out of existence
Replies: 3
Views: 5786

Shalom, "the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a wind from God swept over the face of the waters." (Genesis 1.2) Our consciousness swim in the primordial space, the waters of our Mother. And as the wind of God sweeps over the face of the waters, it ...
by malochim
Tue Dec 20, 2011 2:00 am
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: Flickering in and out of existence
Replies: 3
Views: 5786

Flickering in and out of existence

Shalom, Today I was contemplating the likeness of how a computer is able to execute multiple processes in parallel and how beings seem to flicker in and out of existence. A computer processor uses a method in which it divides its processing power into slices of time or time slots. It then distribute...
by malochim
Fri Dec 16, 2011 1:50 am
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Housecleaning: Cleansing the World
Replies: 3
Views: 5491

Prayer in the abode

Shalom, I've recently moved and we just finnished repainting the ceilings and putting up new wallpapers etc. But I also want to "consecrate" the inner dimensions of the house by prayer. Are there any psalms or scripture that would be beneficial for this purpose of clensing any lingering ne...
by malochim
Wed Dec 14, 2011 1:08 am
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: Ransom to escape the bondage of the alien god
Replies: 11
Views: 11135

Nature of the klippot

Shalom, Perhaps something more could be said of the various types of klippotic spiritual forces that exist in the gnostic cosmology. For instance there are archonic, titanic, tyrant and demonic entities. It would seem that demons are more extreme manifestations, and that archons etc are of a more ad...
by malochim
Wed Dec 14, 2011 12:54 am
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: The trans-formative power of the blood of Christ
Replies: 15
Views: 12369

Shefa, Ruhaniyot; Bread and Wine

Shalom, As we bind our souls to the Sefirot we draw down Shefa and Ruhaniyot all the way from Kether of Atzilut to Malkut of Assiyah. When this supernal light is anchored in our body, do we become like the consecrated bread and wine, the body and blood of christ? When Yeshua says that we should part...
by malochim
Tue Dec 13, 2011 1:32 am
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Greater Community
Replies: 9
Views: 8275

Syncrhonized global effort

Shalom, I've been thinking about this as well Sister Anna. One idea I've had is to create a website or add functionality to the current sophian website so that you can log in with your account and then create a daily/weekly schedule with spiritual practice. You drag-and-drop practices like primordia...
by malochim
Mon Dec 12, 2011 4:44 am
Forum: Gematria: The Play of Holy Letters & Numbers
Topic: Mysticism of Qof
Replies: 7
Views: 9458

Qof, regress in order to progress

Shalom, In a recent shabbat discourse Tau Malachi is talking about desires and that desires are placed in us also by God, but along with the desires God also puts certain obstacles or hindrances. Tau Malachi also explains the purpose of these obstacles, that they are there to inflame our desire and ...
by malochim
Mon Dec 12, 2011 2:22 am
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: Ransom to escape the bondage of the alien god
Replies: 11
Views: 11135

Tikkun of previous Karmic/Cosmic cycles

Shalom, " Again, to say, however, that “nothing good” came from these universes or great cosmic cycles would be falsehood, for from within every universe or great cosmic cycle there are living spirits and souls that are taken up in the Great Ascension, attaining enlightenment and liberation, th...
by malochim
Thu Dec 08, 2011 4:12 pm
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: The trans-formative power of the blood of Christ
Replies: 15
Views: 12369

The trans-formative power of the blood of Christ

I'm contemplating how the blood of Christ has a trans-formative power, that as the blood was shed on the cross it both acted as a ransom but also transforms the world. I'm also connecting this to Lady Miriam as being the Holy Grail (Sangreal) of the Royal blood. On one level I could see this blood b...
by malochim
Thu Dec 08, 2011 4:07 pm
Forum: Gnosis and Gnosticism
Topic: Ransom to escape the bondage of the alien god
Replies: 11
Views: 11135

Ransom to escape the bondage of the alien god

Shalom, While preparing for today's skype session I listened to a shabbat discourse on the rite of ransom from the bondage of an alien god. A couple of questions arose, first of all the alien god is something that sparked my interest. I know that in the tradition it is said the the klippot are shell...
by malochim
Mon Nov 14, 2011 2:43 am
Forum: The Gospel of Truth
Topic: The Son is the Name and Revelation of the Father
Replies: 2
Views: 5555

The Son is the Name and Revelation of the Father

Shalom, This reminds me of a Zohar discourse on Genesis 42:8 in which after Joseph's entrance, and his fathers initial blessing, Jacob/Israel turns toward the children and says: "Who are these?" (Genesis 42:8 ) That *these* refers to all the nefesh and ruach that are taken from klippah nog...
by malochim
Sat Nov 12, 2011 2:10 am
Forum: Gematria: The Play of Holy Letters & Numbers
Topic: Mysticism of Qof
Replies: 7
Views: 9458

Evolution of the soul

Shalom, In this process of the breaking of the vessels and the emanation of the Olamot, it would almost seem as if Malkuth decends from Adam Kadmon down to Assiyah, becoming Tiferet of the universe below in the Great Tree of Life, the bridge between the upper and lower waters so to speak. Does the e...
by malochim
Sat Nov 12, 2011 2:08 am
Forum: Gematria: The Play of Holy Letters & Numbers
Topic: Mysticism of Qof
Replies: 7
Views: 9458

Evolution of the soul

Qof/Koof in Qof Shin Tau (Qeshet) as the evolution of the Human One "Koof is the “back of the head,” and as such implies evolution, which at first is unconscious, but eventually becomes conscious more and more as souls awaken. Basically speaking, Koof represents the growth and development that...
by malochim
Mon Nov 07, 2011 12:06 am
Forum: Spiritual Experiences, Poetry, Prayers & Inspiration
Topic: The Great Dance
Replies: 1
Views: 2950

The Great Dance

Weave our hands, join the ring dance accompanied by the beating rhythm of pulsating Nebulahs.

Whirling, spiraling motion through out endless space, never ending joy and play as we spin around the center of the all.

All siblings, all lovers, divine exstacy engulfing our beings as we dance.
by malochim
Mon Sep 12, 2011 12:02 pm
Forum: Gematria: The Play of Holy Letters & Numbers
Topic: Mysticism of Nun
Replies: 5
Views: 8396

In the belly of the great fish

Shalom, As the Divine spark descents into lower stages of manifestation it wraps itself in the material of that Olam as though it is swallowed up by it. In order for the consciousness to operate at a certain level it must have a corresponding wrapping or garment. The garment that it wraps around its...
by malochim
Wed Jul 20, 2011 3:23 pm
Forum: Gematria: The Play of Holy Letters & Numbers
Topic: Mysticism of Mem
Replies: 2
Views: 7374

Mem the great womb of Life

Shalom, Mem as the womb of the Cosmic Mother It is quite interesting what an incredible journey the male seed goes through as it ventures into the complex systems of the female reproduction organ. It is quite common to use conception as an analogy in order to describe the function of Binah and Hokma...
by malochim
Wed Jul 20, 2011 1:35 pm
Forum: Gematria: The Play of Holy Letters & Numbers
Topic: Mysticism of Het
Replies: 3
Views: 5641

Shadows of things to come

Shalom, While listening to the shabbat discourse "Ruach;Our greater intelligence", I heard in it a great discourse of Chet. I'd like to start by quoting Ken Wilber "Each thing is a perspective before it is anything else. And this means that in the manifest world, there are no percepti...
by malochim
Mon May 30, 2011 12:49 pm
Forum: Gematria: The Play of Holy Letters & Numbers
Topic: Mysticism of Zayin
Replies: 4
Views: 6895

The breaking of the lovers embrace

Shalom, Consider the following segments of scripture in the context of Zayin the Sword and number seven: Revelation 1:16 In his right hand he held seven stars, and out of his mouth came a sharp double-edged sword. His face was like the sun shining in all its brilliance. Revelation 19:15 Out of his m...
by malochim
Thu Apr 14, 2011 1:37 pm
Forum: Gematria: The Play of Holy Letters & Numbers
Topic: Mysticism of Vav
Replies: 2
Views: 5727

Vav, Connecting the dots

Vav, Connecting the dots According to the Zohar The Holy One emanates in existence like a Divine Mind or brain with numerous layers or membranes upon membranes. Each membrane act as a brain for the following membrane. In the inner most parts of the Mind of God a Will or desire springs forth (Ratzon...
by malochim
Wed Apr 06, 2011 4:03 am
Forum: Gematria: The Play of Holy Letters & Numbers
Topic: Mysticism of He
Replies: 3
Views: 7207

Hazy, Clear mirrors of prophecy

Greetings, Considering Heh as the window through which we experience the light or emanation of the Holy One and in turn that the clearness of this window affect our vision of reality. In essence what the window represents is the state of our consciousness and to what degree we have realized and actu...
by malochim
Sat Apr 02, 2011 1:54 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Housecleaning: Cleansing the World
Replies: 3
Views: 5491

Spring cleaning

Shalom, I was holding this in mind as I was cleaning our apartment today. It struck me that what we are really removing are old husks, dead skin and other waste that should go back to the dust from which it was taken. How ever if one lets such dead husks lay around it will attract vermin. They feast...
by malochim
Sat Apr 02, 2011 1:45 pm
Forum: Gematria: The Play of Holy Letters & Numbers
Topic: Mysticism of Dalet
Replies: 9
Views: 13250

The soul becomes what one loves or desires

While contemplating Dalet as door further the following verse comes to mind "What goes into a man's mouth does not make him 'unclean,' but what comes out of his mouth, that is what makes him 'unclean.'" - Matthew 15:11 We are formed and molded by the thoughts, desires and words we entertai...
by malochim
Sat Apr 02, 2011 12:00 pm
Forum: Gematria: The Play of Holy Letters & Numbers
Topic: Mysticism of He
Replies: 3
Views: 7207

The window of the soul

Shalom, "For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known." - 1 Corinthians 13:12 The word window comes from the old norweigan word vindauga, roughly translated windeye. It was a hole at the top of the house th...
by malochim
Mon Mar 21, 2011 1:35 pm
Forum: Gematria: The Play of Holy Letters & Numbers
Topic: Mysticism of Dalet
Replies: 9
Views: 13250

The human being acting as doors to the physical dimension

Shalom, When I contemplate Dalet as a door, my mind is drawn to Bet, the house. The door being the transition between what is projected outside of us, the radiant display of our mind and what is transpiring within us. We have a doorway practice in the tradition which comes to mind, it helps us culti...
by malochim
Thu Mar 17, 2011 3:23 pm
Forum: Gematria: The Play of Holy Letters & Numbers
Topic: Mysticism of Gimel
Replies: 5
Views: 10404

Tzaddikim sustains the world

The camel of Gimel treks along barren wastelands, it carries within it the Living waters of Life. It is Living water because it is in contact with the source, it is always fresh and refreshing since it is always in movement. If the supply would be cut of from the source, the water would turn putrid ...
by malochim
Tue Mar 08, 2011 6:01 am
Forum: Gematria: The Play of Holy Letters & Numbers
Topic: Mysticism of Bet
Replies: 7
Views: 12332

Bet, the womb of creation

When I look at the shape of the letter Bet I see the stomach of a pregnant woman. And inside the letter/stomach is a little point which is the heart of the fetus growing inside. There are many teachings and beatiful mystical imagery connected with the woman of light and Christ as the child whom she ...
by malochim
Sat Feb 19, 2011 2:50 am
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: The Shekinah resting in our bossom
Replies: 2
Views: 4290

Shalom, As always I'm grateful for the wonderful contemplations Tau Malachi. For others reading this topic, I'd strongly suggest also reading the following topic "Seeing the Good, Being the Good (Tov) " http://www.sophian.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2088 As well as listening to the following...
by malochim
Thu Feb 17, 2011 12:28 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: The Shekinah resting in our bossom
Replies: 2
Views: 4290

The Shekinah resting in our bossom

Re-posting a topic here from the facebook group. While contemplating the shape of the letter Bet, I am reminded of a verse from a Swedish poet which roughly translated : "Every pregnant woman bears two hearts beating in unison in One temple.". In fact the numeral value of house is 412 and ...

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