Angels and Other Mysteries of the Tree of Life by Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov

Angels and Other Mysteries of the Tree of Life by Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov

By Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov

‘Think for a minute approximately what electrical energy is and the way we use it, and you'll have a few concept, even if approximate, of God. We use electrical energy to heat and light our homes, and gear all types of machines and home equipment, yet we need to be very cautious of ways we deal with it, for you can still reason an coincidence. Direct touch with an electrical present may be deadly. as a way to harness and use it with no chance, we need to channel it via transformers. a similar could be stated of God: God is sort of a natural present of electrical energy which has to go through transformers earlier than it reaches us. And the transformers that God makes use of are the numerous luminous beings that populate the heavens, identified to culture because the choirs of angels or angelic hierarchies. it really is via them that we obtain divine existence; it truly is via them that we will be able to keep in touch with God.’

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At the beginning of the Book of Ezekiel in the Old Testament there is a description of the four Holy Living Creatures, which is very similar to the one given by St John in the Book of Revelations: At once I was in the spirit, and there in heaven stood a throne, with one seated on the throne . . Around the throne, and on each side of the throne, are four living creatures full of eyes in front and behind: the first living creature like a lion, the second living creature like an ox, the third living creature with a face like a human face, and the fourth living creature like a 44 Angels and other Mysteries.

Which belong symbolically in Chokmah. You will better understand the nature and function of these thirty-two paths if you see that they relate to the thirty-two teeth of a human being. Indeed. do we not speak of 4 The names of the five aspects of each sephirah are given in Hebrew characters alongside the il lustration of the Sephirotic Tree at the end of this volume. Introduction to the Sephirotic Tree of Life 31 wisdom teeth? We have thirty-two teeth with which to chew our food, and the thirty-two paths can be seen metaphorically as teeth with which we chew the psychic and spiritual nourishment we receive each day.

There can be no harmony, no music, without reason and wisdom. The divine Word, music, and wisdom are one and the same thing. Unfortunately, I have to admit that very few of those who create or interpret music are capable of living musically. Music, true music, is not that which is produced by instruments or voices, but that which is expressed in harmonious thoughts, feelings, and gestures in 48 Angels and other Mysteries. . all the circumstances of life. This is the music ofChokmah. At the head of the order of the Ophanim is the archangel Raziel.

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