Squares, Triangles and Octagons

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Squares, Triangles and Octagons

#1 Postby tradereng » Wed Feb 19, 2020 2:13 pm

In Book One Chapter 21 of Pistis Sophia, it start talking about squares, triangles and octagon. And spending 6 months turned to the left and six months turned to the right. What does that all mean?

"But if they chance on the Fate or the sphere turned to the right, they are bound to say nothing true, for I have changed their influences and their squares and their triangles and their octagons; seeing that their influences from the beginning onwards were continuously turned to the left and their squares and their triangles and their octagons. But now I have made them spend six months turned to the left and six months turned to the right."

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Re: Squares, Triangles and Octagons

#2 Postby Tau Malachi » Thu Feb 20, 2020 2:52 pm

Grace and peace toy you in Hayyah Yeshua, the Risen Messiah!

Though I’m not inclined to an in depth commentary on the Pistis Sophia, as a general point of the gospel that we do draw some inspiration from there are a few things I can share regarding this passage and corresponding teachings of our Christian Kabbalah.

First, understand that in classical gnosticism the archons were associated with the celestial spheres, sun, moon, planets and stars. Also bear in mind that in astrology, when casting a horoscope, these celestial spheres are seen to come into various configurations, auspicious and inauspicious; hence geometrical figures, triangle, square, octagon and so on. As is known, in the Holy Kabbalah the celestial spheres correspond with the Sefirot - Divine Attributes - as they manifest in Asiyah, the outermost dimension-universe, the material universe and world reaching into the outer levels of the astral. At the level of Asiyah the matrix of spiritual forces, in general, is described as one third divine, light, and two thirds admixed and evil, and therefore most impure, and these forces tend to have the most significant influence on humankind in the unenlightened condition, the ignorance; hence, they have a large dominion over fates and destinies of bestial, material humankind, and even many among faithful, ‘psychic’ humankind.

When the Risen Messiah teaches of his ‘turning’ these spheres to the ‘left’ and ‘right, this implies shifting the movements, actions, of the celestial spheres, and left and right implies the power of judgment and mercy, respectively. Thus he is teaching that through the cross, and specifically the resurrection and ascension, the Messiah has the power to shift the balance of spiritual forces in the continuum and matrix of spiritual forces, and likewise, so does spiritual humanity - those who receive the Messiah, the anointing with the Holy Light and Spirit; hence in detail he speaks of all spiritual forces being subject to the Messiah and those who are ‘in the Messiah,’ united in the Messiah with God Most High, the ‘True Light.’

There is something to be said about what he is teaching here. Essentially he is saying that those who receive Yeshua as the Messiah, and who realize and embody the fullness of the Divine Presence, Holy Shekinah, Holy Spirit, as Yeshua did - conscious union with God, the True Light - they will transcend the stars of their birth, the karmic continuum of their soul; more so, they will be able to direct, or transform, spiritual forces, not only on their own behalf, but on behalf of others as well. This implies a capacity of prophecy and wonderworking as souls are merged, unified, with the Holy Light and Spirit.

In this regard we may recall what Adonai Yeshua said in the Gospel of St. John to his disciples as he breathed the Holy Spirit upon them in the upper room. He blessed them and said to them that they had the power to ‘release’ or ‘retain’ sin - the power of mercy and judgement, and forgiveness. His teaching in Pistis Sophia on the diminishing of the power of the archons and making them turn to the left and to the right is an esoteric version of the very same teaching, venturing into secret mysteries within and behind it - deep metaphysical mysteries.

Understand, according to the Holy Scriptures, and from the point of view of mystics and gnostics, there is a vast array, matrix, of spiritual forces, divine, archonic and demonic, the influence of which is within and behind what transpires in this world and the lives of those who are in it. This matrix of spiritual forces is interconnected with the karmic continuum of souls, individually, in various collectives, and the entirety of humankind. Therefore, to bring about shifts in the flow of what’s happening in the lives of individuals or collectives, or in the play of fates and destinies, a corresponding shift must be brought about in the matrix of spiritual forces that are within and behind what appears and what transpires.

While speaking in the context of the celestial spheres and the ‘stars of our birth’ this divine action reaches beyond them into the astral and spiritual dimensions, universes, to those greater spiritual forces within and behind the celestial spirits and intelligence; hence reaching into Yetzirah and Beriyah, drawing in influxes of the Supernal Light - ‘True Light’ - from the ‘Pleroma of Light - Atzilut. It is in this way that Messiah Yeshua holds the power of mercy and judgment, and complete dominion, over all spiritual beings-forces, diminishing the power of archonic and demonic forces, and the like, while increasing the power of the angels of God, the True Light.

If and when a soul enters into something of the same spiritual and supernal realization as Adonai Yeshua, and embodies the fullness of the Messiah and Holy Spirit - this Holy Light and Spirit - they also hold something of this divine authority and power. All in the Blessed Name of Yeshua Messiah.

It needs to be understood, of course, that among mystics and gnostics there is an actual play of Light Transmission - the imparting of the Holy Light and outpouring of the Holy Spirit ‘rebirthing,’ ‘awakening,’ souls; and this Light Transmission is not metaphorical to them, but is literal, experiential - an actual initiation, empowerment, that may occur at various grades. It is said that when Yeshua Messiah imparted the secret teachings of the Holy Gospel to his disciples following the resurrection and his initial ascension that there was this play of Light Transmission happening with them, an experiential heart to heart, mind to mind, soul to soul communication of the knowledge of God, the True Light - Divine Gnosis.

This esoteric gospel - Pistis Sophia - assumes the experience of Light Transmission, for it speaks of realities perceived in it, as though it is a ‘pointing out instruction’ spoken by a Gnostic Master, Gnostic Apostle, as those perceptions are arising in the midst of the experience of Light Transmission with their disciples. It is, in fact, very common for Gnostic Masters to speak secret mysteries while engaged in an energetic transmission with their spiritual companions, facilitating a mind to mind, heart to heart, soul to soul communication of knowledge of God. Of course, in these moments of Light Transmission it is God who reveals secrets of Godself, the Holy Spirit uplifting souls in ascent through various stations and states, illuminating hearts and minds with the Living Word and Wisdom of the Most High.

These are a few thoughts I may share with you.

Shalom Aleichem!
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