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Day: April 7, 2012

Henry Corbin On The Shadow

Henry Corbin On The Shadow

As you know, I’ve been discussing the idea of the Celestial Twin, the perfected and thoroughly individuated celestial personage of each and every human being on Earth. This is a very old idea, possibly having its origins in ancient Egypt with the Ba and Ka souls (The Egyptians believed the soul has five parts). The Celestial Twin, as I understand it, is an angelic entity who is a paredros for all humans. The term paredros literally means “one who sits…

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Bringing Forth the Light in Matter

Bringing Forth the Light in Matter

We have learned there exists in Nature, in all material things, a divine spark, the Lumen Naturae, the Light of Nature. Our world is not a plethora of dead, lifeless objects, waiting to be dissected by theĀ  disciples of scientism. On the contrary! The Earth is filled with scintillating, soulful beings, full of vibrance and vitality. Western society once thought that material objects were without energy until the discoveries of quantum physics. Now, we know, through the work of dedicated…

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