From the Greek, Theos (God); from the Hebrew, מרתמה Meritma (harness, trace); and from the Greek, Logos, (the word). In order to comprehend what the Theomertmalogos is, let us study The Gnostic Bible: The Pistis Sophia Unveiled, by the Master Samael Aun Weor.
It is written:
“The Four-and-twentieth Mystery, inside of which (Kether), the First Mystery, is hidden, is the loom (Tantra) of God.”
In Sanskrit, the word loom is “tantra.”
“The “Theomertmalogos” weaves (Tantra) and unweaves its own loom (Tantra) with infinite wisdom. All of Nature is the loom (Tantra) of God. The Four-and-twentieth Mystery only functions by way of the Sixth Mystery.” - Samael Aun Weor, The Gnostic Bible: The Pistis Sophia Unveiled
In Sanskrit, the word to weave, is also “tantra.” So, when we talk about the loom, or to weave, we have to mention the word Tantra, from Sanskrit, because, as Master Samael Aun Weor stated, the Theomertmalogos weaves and unweaves its own loom with infinite wisdom. Remember that wisdom, in Hebrew, is Chokmah, the second Sephirah of the Tree of Life.
Here in the word Theomertmalogos, we are addressing Theos, God, and the Logos, which is the Word. But, we are also addressing מרתמה Mertma, which in Hebrew means, “harness, trace.” This word is in the middle of Theomertmalogos. This is because Theos-God harnesses the ray of Okinanokh from the Logos, through the mystery of Daath, where Iod-Hava Elohim, the Holy Spirit, Binah, works in Tantra, the loom.
When we study the four and twentieth mystery in the Tarot, we discover that it is symbolized by a woman, who is weaving on a loom. Master Samael Aun Weor states: “The Divine Mother Kundalini works in the Four-and-twentieth Mystery, weaving Her own loom.” Through her weaving, through Tantra, the Divine Mother is tracing very important things, in Daath, the loom of the Holy Spirit.
When we visualize the beginning of the universe, firstly, we have to go into the Ain Soph, the second aspect of the Absolute, which indeed is the unmanifested Divine Mother. Let us remember that the universe emerges from the Ain Soph, as a Mahamanvantara, a Great Cosmic Day, and returns into the Ain Soph as the Mahapralaya, the Great Cosmic Night. This is why, when we talk about the Divine Mother, in relation with the Theomertmalogos, we have to understand that this Theomertmalogos is the first emanation of the Solar Absolute in the universe. So, the Theomertmalogos emerges from the Ain Soph Aur and from Akasha into what we call the Megalocosmos, the infinite, where we find all of the universe.
Master Samael Aun Weor states that the universe emerges from the Nebula. This Nebula, he says, “is what we call the Archeus... the Greek Arche... What is a nebula? It is the Macrocosmic Arche. It is a mixture of Salt, Sulfur, and Mercury. The Macrocosmic Arche is the nebula from which the worlds emerge.” This Arche and Theomertmalogos are mentioned in the book of John 1: 1-5, as the following, written in Greek:
“ἐν ἀρχῇ ἦν ὁ λόγος καὶ ὁ λόγος ἦν πρὸς τὸν θεόν καὶ θεὸς ἦν ὁ λόγος.” - Ἰωάννης Iōannēs 1: 1
“In - αρχή Arche, the prima-matter (which is translated as, “In the beginning” - was the λόγος-logos, and the λόγος-logos was with Θεού-god, and Θεός-god was the λόγος-logos.”
When we address the Arche, which in latin is “Archaeus,” it alchemically represents the prima-matter, where we find sulfur, mercury and salt. But, when we address the physicality of a human being, we discover that this Arche is the sexual matter, which is the semen, or in other words, the seed. That is why the Gospel of Saint John says, in the Arche (the semen), the prima-matter of creation was the Logos, and the Logos was with God and God was the Logos. The physicality of the alchemist is mentioned in the Revelation of Saint John the Divine, as follows:
“And I saw when the Lamb (the incarnated Logos) opened one of the seals, and I heard, as it were the noise of thunder, one of the four beasts saying, Come and see. And I saw, and behold a white horse: and he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown was given unto him: and he went forth conquering, and to conquer.” - Revelation 6: 1, 2
He that sat on him is the incarnated Logos who begins harnessing (מרתמה Meritma in Hebrew) through the grand sympathetic nervous system, the energy of the Third Logos, the Holy Spirit, because it is precisely in our sexual organs where we find the Matras of the laboratory of the Third Logos, the sexual energy, in our genitalia. The Gospel of John continues:
“The same was in בראשית ברא אלהים Barashyth Bara Elohim, the beginning (the Arche) created Elohim.”
Genesis state: “Barashyth created Elohim” This Barashyth, of the Hebrew language, is the Greek Arche, translated as, “In the beginning,” but as we said in the lecture related with willpower, this Barashyth is related with three parts of the Absolute: the Ain, the Ain Soph, and the Ain Soph Aur. The book of John continues:
“All things were made by the Theomertmalogos and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life; and the life is the light of men. And the light shines in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.” - John 1: 1-5
This is how the book of John mentions the Logos, but also Theos-God. The word Mertma relates with the Hebrew word מרתמה Meritma, which means “harness, trace.” During this lecture, we are going to explain how this harness, this trace, relates to God and the Logos, to the Theo-Logos; and why the word מרתמה Mertma is in between the word Theomertmalogos.
Let us continue reading The Gnostic Bible: The Pistis Sophia Unveiled, and let us enter into the first chapter, where Master Jesus is talking with his disciples. It begins as follows:
“Jesus hitherto instructeth his disciples only up to the regions of the First Mystery.”
We know that this first Mystery is Kether, the first Sephirah of the Tree of Life. The Gnostic Bible: The Pistis Sophia Unveiled continues:
“It came to pass, when Jesus had risen from the dead, that he passed eleven years discoursing with his disciples, and instructing them only up to the regions of the First Commandment and up to the regions of the First Mystery, that within the Veil, within the First Commandment, which is the four and twentieth mystery without and below—those (four and twenty) which are in the second space of the First Mystery which is before all mysteries, the Father in the form of a dove.” - Samael Aun Weor, The Gnostic Bible: The Pistis Sophia Unveiled
Obviously, the Father, in the form of a dove, brings us the image of the Holy Spirit, which is precisely that aspect of the Absolute which is not manifested yet; because, as we read, the first Mystery, the Father, is hidden within the 24th Mystery, which is the loom of the Theomertmalogos (the weaver), according to the Master Samael in the first quote that we read.
So, the Father, in the form of a dove, is precisely, Okidanokh, the creative energy of the Holy Spirit, manifested as the first emanation of the Absolute. In Hinduism, there is a symbol that is very interesting, and that we should study: the Lord Shiva, who Master Samael Aun Weor explained is the Third Logos, the Holy Spirit of Hinduism. But, when we enter into this doctrine, the doctrine of Hinduism, we discover that Shiva is the origin of the universe. Shiva is also called Mahakala in Hinduism. Maha means, “great”; the word kala is associated with time. The wife of Mahakala is Mahakali, the Divine Mother Death. So, death is associated with the Ain Soph, because the universe dissolves, dies, within the Ain Soph in what we call the Mahapralaya.
The Great Mother Death, Mahakali, is the wife of Mahakala, and Mahakala is represented, in many ways, as the unknown origin of creation. According to esotericism, Mahakala continues his cosmic dance of creation, in the Mahamanvantara, through Shiva, the third aspect of the Trinity in Hinduism: namely, Brahma-Vishnu-Shiva.
Behold the images of this great mystery that we are addressing here, which is Mahakali and the Theomertmalogos, appearing for the first time in the universe, in order to perform creation in the Mahamanvantara, Great Cosmic Day.
The Law of Three and the Law of Seven
According to Gnosis, we know that in order for the universe to appear it is necessary for creation to manifest the universe through two cosmic laws. The first cosmic law is the law of the Heptaparaparshinokh, which, in plain English, is the law of seven. The law of seven is the law that organizes… organizes what? It organizes creation. But, creation emanates from the Holy Triamazikamno, which is the law of three. The law of three, in Christianity, is Father-Son-Holy Spirit. In the Tree of Life, this holy Trinity is represented by Kether-Chokmah-Binah, the three Sephiroth which are called the triangle of the Logos, the Logoic triangle.
Behold here how the Hebrew Elohim, which is formed by Kether-Chokmah-Binah – is associated with the Theomertmalogos. The one who executes Tantra, creation, from the Holy Trinity, in the loom, in Daath, is Shiva, Binah, the Holy Spirit, such creation is organized by seven Cosmo-Creators.
We find that the Master Samael Aun Weor states:
“When the heart of the solar system began to throb, after the profound night or “Pralaya,” at the beginning of the aurora of the Mahamanvantara, the Unmanifested First Logos of the great ignote breath (Okidanokh) fecundated the Akash, and our seven planetary Logoi (cosmocreators) emerged, shaping the Akash, or primordial matter, with the fire of life, in order to construct this solar system within which we are evolving. These sublime architects of life saw that we were merely unconscious “rays” (Glorians) of the supreme Parabrahman (the eternal Father, always concealed, whom we call “the Absolute”). Those exalted prajapatis or divine (αρχάγγελοι - archangeloi) archangels,”
Observe how the word Arche is hidden within the word Archangels.
“were the ones who endowed those unconscious rays of the Absolute with that which today we call “Monad,” or better yet, “Innermost.” Every human being has his Innermost, and every Innermost has its Father (the cosmocreator) who engendered him; this is our Father who is in heaven.” - Samael Aun Weor
Let us clarify this, in order for us to comprehend. What we call the Innermost, our own particular, individual Spirit, is an emanation, a spark, of one of those seven Cosmo-Creators, which the book of Revelation talks about in the very beginning; as the seven spirits that were before the throne of God. These are the seven angels. Those forces that act in the book of Revelation as the seven trumpets, the seven plagues: behold here how the number seven is very important in the book of Revelation, as well as in the book of Genesis, where the seven days of creation are addressed. Why seven days of creation? Because creation emerges from the Holy Triamazikamno, the holy law of three. That creation unfolds, manifests, organizes, through seven days. These seven days are mentioned in what we call the book of Genesis.
So, every cosmos is related with the law of seven and the law of three, and this is how we have to comprehend this, to understand how we have to do the work that we have to do. The Theomertmalogos, the first emanation of the Absolute, that intelligence, is what Madame Blavatsky calls, “the Great Breath, profoundly unknowable to itself.” This is why we always state that the true human being has to have seven bodies, because the human being is the microcosmos of the macrocosmos.
Ain Soph and Ain Soph Parinishpanna
In the universe there are two types of emanations, and they are precisely what in the book Tarot and Kabbalah, Master Samael Aun Weor calls the atomic star, in our interior. Everyone has an Ain Soph in the depth of his being; that Ain Soph carries in its womb three atoms, which in Kabbalah are called Kether-Chokmah-Binah. The union of Kether-Chokmah-Binah with the Ain Soph forms our own, particular, individual Theomertmalogos, which emerges from the Absolute, in order to perform creation. When that atom develops its creative powers in the universe, and creates its seven atoms, in order to become a Cosmic Human, then that atom of the Absolute, beside the three primary atoms – Kether-Chokmah-Binah – has seven more atoms. Those seven atoms are related to the seven lower Sephiroth that on the Tree of Life, after the first triangle, are named: Chesed, Geburah, Tiphereth, Netzach, Hod, Yesod, Malkuth. These are precisely the seven atoms that the Ain Soph has to develop, create, in order to return triumphantly back into the Absolute, as a self-realized atom, a self-realized Monad.
Let us read what the Master Samael Aun Weor states, regarding these two atoms:
“The Paranishpanna atom of a Master that has been liberated is very distinct from the Ain Soph atom that is without realization of the Self. In the aurora of a mahamanvantara, a Self-realized master unfolds his bodies by putting their germs (seed-germs) into activity. He possesses his solar bodies; he can restore them at any moment that he wishes. The fact of having built these bodies gives him autonomous cognizance.
The Ain Soph that possesses the atomic seeds can reincarnate at the hour that It pleases, and It remains dressed with Its solar bodies. When the Ain Soph wishes to manifest itself, it emanates those solar atom seeds and appears at any given place in space.” - Samael Aun Weor, Tarot and Kabbalah
Of course, as we were explaining, in the beginning this Ain Soph possesses only three atoms, named Kether-Chokmah-Binah. Any single atom of the Absolute possesses three atoms inside. So, these three atoms, with the Ain Soph, form the number 4, which is the Holy Tetragrammaton, which is the holy name of God: Iod-Hei-Vav-Hei. As you see here, Iod is Kether, Hei is Chokmah and Vav is Binah. The final Hei, from which these three primary forces emerge, is the Ain Soph, or the womb of the Ain Soph; that is why the letter Hei symbolizes the womb. It is a feminine force.
This is how the ray of Okidanokh emerges from the Absolute. Each ray contains in itself these three primary atoms in itself. This is what is called the Theomertmalogos. This Theomertmalogos has to unfold its creative powers; but, it is obvious that within the Absolute, there are already other atoms that are fully developed, and have developed their creative powers in past cosmic days. Therefore, they are called Ain Soph Paranishpanna. This word Paranishpanna is a Sanskrit word that means, “absolute happiness.” Ain Soph is a Hebrew word that means, “endlessness.” Therefore, the Ain Soph Paranishpanna manifests through the Archangels. Any archangel is in itself, an Ain Soph Paranishpanna, or Cosmo-Creator as we could otherwise call them. So, these Ain Soph Paranishpannas, Cosmo-Creators, have the power of engendering within those Ain Soph that are not yet developed, as the Master explains, the Innermost, the Spirit. This is precisely the same example as we see in the human being: our physical father had the ability, the power you could call it, of engendering us within our mother; he has within himself sperm, seed – because his body was an adult body, physically speaking. In the same way, the Archangels are fully developed, and therefore have seed, creative seed, with which they can engender other Ain Sophs that need guidance. They spiritually engender in those Ain Sophs what we call the Innermost, our own, particular Chesed. This Chesed, Innermost, has the duty of developing the Spiritual Soul and the Human Soul, under the guidance of the Archangel that engendered them. This is how the Bible describes all of this, but in a very cryptic manner.
Now, you might say, “Why do they not explain these matters with a very plain language, here in the physical world?” Well, because in the universe, everything is performed with numbers; everything has a language which is mathematical in nature, that we have to learn, to develop, to speak.
The language of the Spirit is mathematical in nature, it is related with what we call, the superior intellectual center. Normally, people utilize the inferior intellectual center, but, rare is the one that utilizes the superior intellectual center, which is related with the Monad. In many lectures, we explain that the Monad is, in the beginning, a duality of Spirit and Spiritual Soul. But, that Monad has to develop, through the embryo of soul, a human soul, in order to make the perfect Trinity within us. That is why it is said that the Monad is a trio of Spirit, Divine Soul and Human Soul.
Everybody has within the Spirit and the Divine Soul, as well as an embryo of a Human Soul; an embryo that, if we develop what is explained in all of the doctrines, could become a true human being made in the image of God. But, before that, we have to study the doctrine, and, in order to study the doctrine, we have to study Kabbalah. Kabbalah is precisely the language of our own, particular Spirit; it is the language of El-God.
You have heard that we have five centers: the intellectual center; the emotional center; the motor center; the instinctual center; and the sexual center. But, we also have two more centers: the superior emotional center and the superior intellectual center. Those superior centers are associated with Geburah and Chesed. The superior emotional center is related with Geburah; the superior intellectual center is related with Chesed. Master Samael Aun Weor explains, in his book Tarot and Kabbalah, an experience that he had in the world of Chesed, which is precisely the world of mathematics…
Master Samael says:
“The one who penetrates Chesed, the pure and ineffable world of the Spirit, can verify that in this region everything is reduced to numbers. This region is incredibly real. In this physical world, we do not see things as they are. We see merely the images of things. But when in Chesed, we can know the amount of atoms that form a table and the amount of Karma owed by the planet, as well as the amount of molecules that function in each body.
Chesed is a world of mathematics. It is a realistic world. In Chesed, one may believe that one is separated from the reality of the world; yet, one is actually in the reality. In a temple of Chesed, one can know the quantity of people who are Self-realized, and the quantity of those who are not. If one enters a kitchen, one knows the amount of atoms that are in the food that one is going to eat. This is an incredibly realistic world. In the world of Chesed, one knows who is truly a Human Being.” - Samael Aun Weor, Tarot and Kabbalah
That is why we insist in studying Kabbalah. We know that it is not easy to comprehend, because we are identified with the intellectual, subjective center that everybody uses. But, when we pray to God, our Innermost, then we activate the superior intellectual center, in order to comprehend what is written in the Bible, which is related with these two superior centers. Geburah, which is related with the superior emotional center, is related with intuition. That is why the Master Samael says that we have to study Kabbalah, but intuitive Kabbalah, because we need to develop the superior emotional center. So, when we are balancing the superior emotional center and the superior intellectual center, then we start comprehending what is written in the Bible; because it is written in that language. The language of the Bible is very intuitive and kabbalistic. If we don’t know the numbers, if we don’t like mathematics, we will never enter into the comprehension of those marvelous worlds. That is the language of God: mathematics, but intuitive mathematics. We have use the heart too, not only the intellect. In this day and age, a lot of people study mathematics and Kabbalah, but, they do not develop their intuition. When I say this, it comes into my mind that tradition in Judaism, that, in order to comprehend the Bible, the written book of the Bible in Hebrew, which are associated with numbers – every letter of the Hebrew alphabet relates with a number. For instance, the letter Aleph is the number 1. But, how do you say, 1000 in Hebrew? Aleph. So, Aleph is 1000. And, simply knowing that you discover many things…
יין ו יאנג Yin Va Yang, the two Iods and Vav of Aleph encircled by Samech
Tefillin: Wrapping the Arm
That is why, when the followers of Judaism read the Bible, they have the tradition of wearing on their left arm… which, by the way, it is worth noting that arm in Hebrew is written Yad (Iod-Daleth,), which is exactly the same as the holy name of God (Iod-Hei-Vav-Hei), and the word for hand in Hebrew. So, in order for those follower of Judaism to comprehend the meaning of the words written in the Bible, they wrap “Samech” סביב Sobib, around their left hand arm, beginning with the middle finger, the finger of Saturn, a leather strap, which serpentinely wraps around their hand and up their arm. They also wrap “Samech” סביב Sobib, around their forehead another mystery: a leather box with the letter Shin written upon it. This adornment, this ritual is what is called Tefillin. So, the Tefillin is related with the head and with the left arm. Why? Because the left arm is related with the solar forces of Geburah (superior emotional center), and with astral forces of Hod (inferior emotional center), and with the Iod, which is the arm and hand that is also associated with the letter “Samech” in the spelling of the word יסוד Yesod, the sexual organ. This means that you have to harness through “Samech” on the left hand, the Saturnian forces of the left pillar of the tree of life, Binah, which is related with Geburah, the flesh, because Chesed is related with the bones. But, Geburah is related with the flesh, with the skin, sense of touch.
Do you know how to say, “skin” in Hebrew? עור Aur. It is written like the word in Hebrew for light, אור Aur. The only difference is that, the word for light in Hebrew begins with א Aleph. However, the word עור Aur, flesh, skin, begins with the letter ע Ayin; another “A,” but that is different. The “A” of Ayin is pronounced with the throat. That is why the Sephirah of mystery, דעת Daath, is written not with Aleph, but with Ayin, and is found in the throat of Adam-Kadmon.
When the followers of Judaism serpentinely wrap that skin, that leather around their left arm, it symbolizes the need to dominate the negative emotions of Hod through the activation of their intuition in Geburah, by means of (יין ו יאנג Yin Va Yang), the - יסודות Yesodoth - serpentine forces of יסוד Yesod, that ascend from the testicles or ovaries. The left pillar is related with the heart; with Geburah, with Hod, which all relate with the heart. And, of course, in the head above, you find Kether-Chokmah-Binah, related with the letter Shin, which is fire. Without fire, there is no light. That letter Shin, when written upon that leather placed on the head, is in fact written with four prongs. Ordinarily, the letter Shin is only written with three vertical prongs. But, the Shin of the Tefillah, or Tefillin, which means prayer, has 4. This is because it relates to the three primary forces – Kether-Chokmah-Binah – and, the Ain Soph, which we need to harness, through Geburah and Chesed, which are the superior emotional and intellectual centers, respectively, in order to make contact with the light. When they make contact with the light, by utilizing certain prayers, written in the Tefillah, the prayer that they place upon their head and on their left arm, according to tradition, they say this activates the light of the Ain Soph Aur in themselves. Then, they start praying, trying to comprehend what is written in the Bible, which is written with Hebrew letters. That is what we call Tefillin. We perform all of this light harnessing through tantra, sexual magic.
Let us remember the lecture Iccha-Shakti: Willpower, in it we associated three letters with the Paramarthasatya. We stated that the Ain is related with the first triangle, and that the Ain Soph is related with the second triangle and that the Ain Soph Aur with the third triangle. We stated that the first triangle is the letter Tav; the second triangle is the letter Shin; and the third triangle is the letter Resh, which, when we observe these three letters together – Tav-Shin-Resh – we form the Hebrew phrase, Tefillin Shel Rosh. That phrase means, “the prayer of the head.” But, this prayer of the head is also associated with Tefillin Shel Yad; the prayer of the left arm, where we serpentinely wrap that skin leather in order to harness the serpentine energies, the Samech, of Yesod which connects us to the Absolute. This is simple to understand like this. A harness is what we use in order to guide Nephesh, the sexual animal force. People might say, “We are animals?” Yes, physically, we are animals, and we need to guide that solar force in our skin, our glands, in order to develop the true human being, which in Sanskrit is called Paramarthasatya.
We said that with the three Hebrew letters Reish, Shin and Tav, we form the word Reseth, which means “net.” If you observe the word בראשית Barashyth, the first word of the Bible, you discover that these three letters are hidden within the word בראשית Barashyth. The first of these three letters that are hidden in the word Barashyth is Resh, the second is Shin and the third is Tav. At the beginning and between these three letters, we find the letter Beth, Aleph and Iod: this is not by coincidence. With the letters Beth-Aleph-Iod, we form the word “באי boi,” which means, “on the island.” In other words, י Iod, the island, is hidden within אויר Avir, the great breath of light that emanates from the Ain Soph Aur, which is the בית Beth, the house of Aelohim, the Solar Absolute. Beth בית and Rosh ראש are hidden within בראשית Barashyth. Thus, in order for א Aleph, the great breath forces of ב Beth the בית house, the Ain Soph Aur to become active we have Tefillin Shel Yad. That island is the letter Iod, the pineal gland; that is the island that we need to activate. When the pineal gland is activated then “באי boi,” we are on the island, which connects us directly with the Absolute. This is what we call Tefillin Shel Rosh and Tefillin Shel Iod, which are hidden in the letters of בראשית Barashyth.
That is why it is written Barashyth Bara Elohim, “Barashyth created Elohim.” The forces of בראשית Barashyth are the forces which create the Elohim within us. This is why it is written:
“Barashyth created Elohim the heavens and the earth. And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep.” - Genesis 1: 1
Meaning that, in the beginning, this Ain Soph – which was not developed – is unconscious, in darkness, and is upon the face of the deep. What deep? The Akash, because that is the cosmic water, the cosmic ocean, in which everything is. It is the primordial matter.
When Chesed, when that spark of the Cosmo-Creators, wants to see his reflection in the deep, he unfortunately only sees darkness, because this Chesed is conscienceless, The spirit still needs to develop the archetypes, the cosmic consciousness and the human consciousness. The quote continues:
“And the Spirit of Elohim (Chesed) moved upon the face of the waters”
The same Akashic waters. As you see, in the beginning, there is darkness upon the face of the deep, the deep waters; because we still need to develop. But, the spirit of the Elohim is moving upon the face of those waters. That is why the next verse says:
“And Elohim said, Let there be light: And there was light.”
“Until now, everything was suspended in (א Aleph) the breath that was bestowed from the secret of Ain Soph (endlessness). As soon as the force expanded inside the supernal temple, which is the secret of Elohim, the word Amer, אמר 'saying' is applied to it, as it is written: ויאמר אלהים Vayamer Elohim "And Elohim said."
The words: ויאמר Vayamer"And ... said" should be studied and questioned. The term ויאמר Vayamer" And he said" (Hebrew ויאמר Vayamer) consists of the Hebrew letters מי Mi (who is the Holy Spirit) and אור Aur (light), which is an inquiry. "And ... said" alludes to a raised force (the Iod), and the raising is done in silence from the secret of Ain-Soph; from the beginning of thought. ויאמר אלהים Vayamer Elohim "And Iod said Elohim" now the temple gave birth to the holy seed (atoms, Kether, Chokmah, Binah), with which it (Ain Soph) was pregnant, in secret. And he (Elohim) who was born, was heard without (saying: Let there be light: and there was light). Whoever gave birth to him (Elohim), did it in silence and was not heard at all. But as soon as it emerged from there (the Ain Soph Aur), a sound was heard without (in the Megalocosmos).” - Zohar
This is an alchemical work that Chesed has to perform. You have to visualize that duality of the consciousness and the spirit. Chesed, the spirit has the power of creation, under the guidance of the Cosmo-Creators. But, when he wants to see his reflection in the deep waters, he only sees darkness, because the consciousness still needs to be developed. But, he is there, moving upon the face of the waters. In this case, these are the creative, sexual waters, where we find the Akash, the primordial matter.
When in the beginning, we perform that work and start developing that light, our own, particular Elohim, sees that the light is good:
“And Elohim saw the light, that it was good:”
Good, Hebrew טוב tob, implies the Central Pillar, the light shines from ט Teth, Yesod throughout the ו Vav in all directions, until reaching the ב Beth of בראשית Barashyth; this is the secret of the kingdom of Iod-Havah Elohim, Binah, which is Yesod.
“and Elohim divided the light from the darkness.”
This means that our own, particular Spirit is aware that the light that we are developing comes from the darkness, he is aware of the darkness, within which we are imbibed. Thus, Chesed is extracting the light form our darkness.
"And Elohim called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.” - Genesis 1: 1-5
The Night, is called Lilah, Lilith. This implies that Chesed has to perform this extraction in each one of the seven bodies, because Elohim called the light day, thus, the light is day. And there are seven days, therefore, there are also seven lights. These are the seven days or lights that the Logos has to develop in us; this is what is to be Merciful, that is, full of Chesed. That is precisely the beautiful meaning of Barashyth Bara Elohim, and the verses from 1 to 5 of the first chapter of Genesis, which are related to the first day.
Now, let us explain how we perform this מרתמה Mertma, in other words, how our Theos harnesses the power of the Logos, that is, the power of the light, the power of the Ain Soph Aur.
Let us remember: in the Arche, the prima-matter, the semen, the nebula, was the Logos and the Logos was with God and God was the Logos. The same was in the beginning with God; Barashyth Bara Elohim. This is what the book of John tells us – and, in order to understand that everything was made by the Logos, and, without him was not anything made that was made. In him was life, and the life is the light of men… therefore, if that is the cause, if the life, the sexual creative matter is the life of men, obviously that is the Logos. This is very clear. Therefore, those that want to develop their Ain Soph, we have then to perform the creation of God, of the Logos. But, before that, we have to understand, as we were explaining, that there are two types of atoms in space – or, as we call it in Greek, Monads, from the word Monas, meaning “unity.” There first unity, or Monad, is the Ain Soph, with only three primary atoms: Kether-Chokmah-Binah. The other atoms or Monads, are those with those three primary atoms, plus seven more, which together form the Tree of Life. We have to know how to localize these two atoms, in order to comprehend what is written in the gospel of John.
First, when we talk about the Absolute, we always divide it in three aspects: the Ain, which means, “nothingness.” It is not nothing from the point of view that it is nothing, but nothing in the sense that it is nothing related with this universe. The second aspect is the Ain Soph, which means, “the limitless.” That “limitless” is where we find all of those atoms that are simple Monads, possessing only three atoms within their womb: Kether-Chokmah-Binah; Father-Son-Holy Spirit, which have the potentiality of creation, of becoming a true human being, the Adam of the Bible. We also say that the Ain Soph Paranishpanna that have already made what needs to be made; they are Cosmo-Creators, and therefore they are developed, and can help the others that are not developed. This is obvious. So, where do we find those Ain Soph Paranishpannas, which have the capability of helping others? We find them in the Ain Soph Aur, which means, “the limitless light.” That is what we call the unmanifested light, the Cosmic Christ, which is the multiple perfect unity. It is “multiple” because it is comprised of all of those atoms that achieved self-realization, because each one has the same elements that are necessary to belong to that proto-cosmos. As we stated in the Seven Cosmoses, the proto-cosmos is related with the Ain Soph Aur, where we find all those Ain Soph Paranishpannas that are capable of helping the light, the Christ, in the universe. This is how we have to understand and comprehend this.
When the Ain Soph sends those rays of light, those Glorians, that are not yet fully developed, they are adopted by the law of seven in the proto-cosmos, by any one of those Archangels that are fully developed, in order to engender in each one of them Chesed, the Spirit, so that those Monads without self-realization can attain to that and develop in the universe. This is how we have to understand when the Master Samael states that those Archangels, those Cosmo-Creators are our Fathers, which are in Heaven, which have the power to assist us in this development. But, they assist us if we connect with them; we have to connect with them. That is why we have to develop those lower seven Sephiroth: Chesed, Geburah, Tiphereth, Netzach, Hod, Yesod and Malkuth, the last of which is the physical body. If we have all of those elements within, it means that we have performed the seven initiations of fire. When we reach that level, when we already have the seven bodies of the true human being, then the Logos can assist us, because we have the vehicles in order to bring him down into our world, into our micro-cosmos, in other words, in order to work with the law of the Heptapraparshinokh.
This is why, the book of John states:
“There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.”
About this name John, the Master Samael says that it encloses all of the seven vowels: I-E-O-U-A-M-S, Iouames, Johannes. This name hides the seven vowels, which, is the Word. John represents the true human being, who has already been created by the Logos; nothing is made that was not made by the Logos.
So, then the Theomertmalogos descends as light into that John, that man. That is why it is written:
“The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light,”
To bear witness to the light means to carry the light within. In order to carry the light within, we have to develop the seven Venustic initiations. The Logos descends and develops the light within the seven bodies that have been created.
“that all men through him might have faith.”
The translation usually says, that “through him might believe,” but, we prefer to use the word faith. The word belief implies simply putting into your head, your mind, something, and that that is enough… no. We need faith: faith as a consequence of experience, knowledge, comprehension. We have to create light, and the light shines in the darkness; it is not a matter of belief. It is a matter of touching the dimensions of the universe within us, this is Alchemy; so, the rest of men, through us, might understand, comprehend, to have faith – or as the people say, to have “belief,” but it is not that.
The word, the Logos is made flesh, when the light enters into us. When this happens, it would be stupid to say, “Here I am, the Christ.” We are not the Christ, we are merely the witness of that light. The light came to us, in order to develop inside of us the true human being. It has many levels. This is why it is written:
He was not that Light, but was sent to bear witness of that Light.” - John 1: 6-8
When I say, “bear witness of that Light.” the word Lucifer comes into my mind, which in Latin means, “bearer of the light.” But, people are scared of the name Lucifer; despite it literally means, “carrier of the light; to bear the light.” This is why John was sent to bear witness of that light. The book of John continues;
“That was (and is, the Theomertmalogos; the first emanation of the Ain Soph Aur, the Solar Absolute) the true Light, which (when we incarnate it, it) lighteth every man that comes into the world. He (the Theomertmalogos) was (and is) in the world, since the world was made by him, and the world knew him not.”
It is not easy to capture that light inside of us. It is not a matter of believing. To capture that, to absord that light is a matter of Alchemy; to transform oneself.
Who on the cross expands the hands (Iods) draws all to thee forever
“He (the Theomertmalogos; the first emanation of the Absolute, of the Ain Soph Aur) came unto his own, and his own received him not.”
Not all of those who reach the level of human being take the direct path; only those that renounce the happiness of Nirvana receive that light, in order to continue and to become a cosmic human.
“But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the (children) sons of God, even to them that have faith on his name:”
Faith elaborates, develops with light, not with beliefs. You can believe whatever you want, but faith is when you put your finger in the fire and you get burned; that experience gives you faith as to the properties of fire. That experience is based on facts, not beliefs.
“Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.”
This is something that we have to learn, because in order for the will of God to be performed in us, we have to renounce the will of the flesh. What is the will of the flesh? It is called orgasm, that is the will of the flesh. What is the will of man? The will of man is to enter Nirvana, it is to enter into Heaven easily. But, the will of God is not that; the will of God is to create the true human being within through sacrifice. If we perform that, then, the objective, the cause of creation is achieved in us. That is why the book of John states:
“And the Word (the Logos) was made flesh, and dwelt among us, and we beheld his glory (his light), the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth.” - John 1: 9-14
“The only begotten of the Father” What Father? “The Father in the form of a dove,” as we said in the beginning, who is Kether, and Kether is hidden within the four and twentieth mystery, which is the loom of the dove, the Holy Spirit; Daath, which is called Tantra, is the loom of God, where we have to work. Remember, the loom, to weave, is Tantra in Sanskrit.
So, the book of John encloses all of this mysteries in the beginning, in Arche; which is a specific clarification of what it is to be born by the Logos, the Word of God. This birth is not achieved by reading the Bible and memorizing it. Nonetheless, we need to study it; because, as we said, the Bible is written based on kabbalistic and alchemical mysteries, and for that, to be able to comprehend this, to read this, we need to develop intuitive clairvoyance. Geburah and Chesed are intuition and Kabbalah, mathematics: they are the superior emotional center and the superior intellectual center. Just by being connected with those parts of the Monad, which everybody has, then we develop that type of language, which the Bible is based upon. It is not only the Hebrew Bible that is written in this manner: other books from other religions are written based on the superior intellectual center and the superior emotional center; that is the language of God about which we always talk about. People say, “the Bible is the word of God.” Yes, but, do you speak that language, do you know Kabbalah, do you have the intuition requisite to comprehend?
For instance, let us look at this image that we have in front of us, which is the Vitruvian Man of Da Vinci, upon which we have placed the Sephiroth, and around this image of the man is the Earth, Malkuth. Somebody asked me, “Why does this man have four arms and four legs?” And I said, “If you develop intuitive Kabbalah, you will see it very easily.” This man that you see here is Adam, Adam-Harishon, the one that is the outcome of creation. He has four arms, and arm in Hebrew is “Yad.” Likewise, hand in Hebrew is “Yad.” That is why, when you read that God made man with his hands, it is talking about the letter Iod, which is simply a dot. But, why are there four here? Well, that reminds me of the letter Shin, with four prongs of fire, which are the four architects: Iod-Hei-Vav-Hei; Kether-Chokmah-Binah and the Ain Soph.
You might ask, “What about the feet?” The word foot in Hebrew is “Caph.” It is spelled with two letters כף Caph and Peh-final; Caph is the 11th letter of the Hebrew alphabet. Now, the kabbalistic value of the letter Caph is 20, and the value of Peh is 80. 20 + 80 = 100. 100 = 1. But, if you take the four feet, then you have the number 4, just like the four arms: as above, so below. The value of the letter Iod is 10. So, we have 1 above and 1 below; whether it is Yod or Kaf, because the spelling of the letter Kaf is 100, which is always reduced to 1, the letter Iod (10), because 10 is 1, which is also Aleph, which means 1000, but, let us not go too deep into this now, because this is all intuitive Kabbalah.
When you have four arms above and four legs below, how many do you have? 8. What is 8? It is the symbol of the infinite. But, what about the head? Well, the head is associated anatomically with the letter Iod, Kether, who is the Iod of יהוה Iod-Hei Vav-Hei. Thus, if we count the head, then we have another 1, which adds to 9 extremities. That is why we have the head, because without the upper Iod, we would not be Adam, a human being. So, we have four below, four arms which equal 8, plus the head, 9. What is 9? That is the number of Adam. Aleph = 1, Daleth = 4, Mem = 40, 1 + 4 + 40 = 90, 9, Adam. This is just a simple explanation, because there is more, but Adam is 9 because Adam encloses all of the mystery of that which we are teaching here; the reason why the universe was created. That is why you see that symbol on this graphic that synthesizes that man that came into the world; this is why we did not place here a simple image of any man. No, this is a man with four legs and four arms, because it encloses the mystery of Adam. This is a symbol, very profound. That is the man whose name was John, because he is the only creature that can incarnate the Logos, the word. Intellectual animals are those individuals that have the capability of becoming Adam. Adam is made with light. But, the intellectual animals can read the Bible, read the Qur’an, read the Bhagavad Gita and any other sacred book and believe in it, but that is not a true human being. It is not a matter of believing. You can memorize all of the books of all the religions, and you will still not become a human being. In order to become a human being, you have to create the human being, and the one that creates that is the Logos, as it is written in the book of John. It is not by coincidence that it is written:
“All things were made by him and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life; and the life is the light of men. And the light shines in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.” - John 1: 1-5
That darkness is the consciousness that is in the depth of our selves and that is in darkness, in other words, a consciousness that is merciless, that is, without Chesed. But, if we start working with the Arche, which is the prima-matter, the sexual energy, keeping it and transmuting it, then you will develop that light in you. Then you will understand what it is to wear that harness made of leather around your left arm, and upon your head, to harness the light of the Logos, the Ain Soph Aur, in order to comprehend what is written in the Bible.
Now, I told you that the Logos, the Word, only enters into you when you are already a complete Tree of Life: your three Sephiroth of the first triangle above, which everybody has, and the seven lower Sephiroth which we have to create, through Sexual Alchemy. When that is accomplished, then the Logos comes and enlightens that man from within. This is precisely what the book of Revelation called the seven seals. The seven seals are the seven lights that the Logos, Christ, the lamb, has to develop in each one of us, when we are already at the level of human being, then, the Inner Christ, that light, opens seven seals. The first seal is Malkuth; the second seal is Yesod; the third seal is Hod; the fourth is Netzach; the fifth is Tiphereth; the sixth is Geburah; and the seventh is Chesed. It is written:
“And when the seventh seal was opened, Uranos was silent even as the belt of Orion.” - Revelation 8: 1
This is usually translated as, “there was silence in heaven,” but, this was written in Greek, and in Greek, heaven is called Uranos. If we are alchemists, we read this in Greek, and we see that it says, “Uranos was silent even as the belt of Orion.” The translation normally says, “There was silence in heaven for the space of half and hour.” This is reading it mechanically. Hour, in Greek, is Orion. And, of course, half of an hour, if you read it literally, means half of Orion, and what is half of Orion? It is the belt of Orion. Is not your belt precisely at the half of you? Who is Orion? A hunter, a warrior. But, in order to show the chastity with which we have to work, they always show half of Orion, which is a belt formed by the three Sephiroth, namely, Netzach, Hod and Yesod, the kingdom of Saturn, Binah. The belt of the constellation of Orion is formed by three beautiful stars, which align with the three pyramids of Egypt. But, what does it mean for Uranos to be silent? Uranos is the planet that rules Chokmah, the second Sephirah, and Chokmah is Christ, manifested in the universe. So, Christ is silent; but, silence is also related to Saturn; silence is the virtue of Saturn. This means that Uranos was aligned with Saturn, it was entering into that world which is silence. Silence is the eloquence of wisdom.
So, remember in silence, that "the planet Uranos has been, is, and always shall be the brilliant star that intelligently rules and governs the endocrine sexual glands.” - Samael Aun Weor
So, how do we explain this? Silence, Saturn, is the eloquence of Chokmah, Uranos. Master Samael Aun Weor explain this in a clearer manner:
“The constellation of Orion has a marked influence over the Atomic Star that guides our inner Self. This is the Ain Soph Paranishpanna, our intimate Star.”
Meaning, the Atomic Star is one of those Ain Soph Paranishpanna atoms that abide in the Ain Soph Aur, the Solar Absolute, that influence our own particular Innermost on this path of the light. The Ain Soph Paranishpanna is our Intimate Star, the Cosmocreator or Cosmic Chrestos, that links us with the almighty Theomertmalogos or supreme immanence of the Solar Father, Aelohim, that abides in the Ain Soph Aur, the Solar Absolute.
“A master once said: “I raise my eyes towards the stars that will come to my rescue; nevertheless, I always guide myself with my Star, which I carry within my inner Self.”
So, our particular Ain Soph is connected with our Ain Soph Paranishpanna, that is, one of those cosmocreators that engender our Innermost in it, in the beginning of the cosmic day. Unfortunately, when we enter into this path, we have the ego very alive, so we have to fight against the 15th Arcanum in order to develop that light in us. This is why Master Samael Aun Weor states:
“The Fifteenth Arcanum of the Tarot is the “pluralized I.” Esoterically speaking, it is named Satan.”
So we have to fight against the 15th Arcanum, in order to develop that light in us. And, the struggle, the fight, is precisely in the belt of Orion, that “half an hour.” We have to work with chastity; as you can see in this image, these three stars of the belt of Orion represent the three primary forces that we work with when we are in chastity, in Alchemy. The Master continues:
“The sign of the infinite [∞ the holy eight] is very important. Eight Kabirs correspond to this sign who govern all creation, all of nature. They are the rectors of the universal life which governs our planet Earth. They have their antitheses who are the eight hierarchs of the Black Lodge, meaning the eight anti-Kabirs: two towards the East, two towards the West, two towards the North, two towards the South. We mention them because they belong to the Fifteenth Arcanum; they belong to Typhon Baphomet, to Satan. The esotericist must know how to defend himself from those eight Kabirs. We have the conjurations and all of the esotericism of High Magic for this objective.” - Samael Aun Weor
This is very profound. We have to study this, in order to understand the holy eight, the sign of the infinity. How is this related with what we are talking about? Do you see how Kabbalah is truly the science of numbers? Let us study the letter Aleph.
The letter Aleph is the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet; it symbolizes Air, the Spirit, it symbolizes breath. The shape of the letter Aleph is formed by two letter Iod: one Iod above and one Iod below, cut by the letter Vav in the middle. When we see the shape of the letter Aleph, we find that the letter Iod on the right, above, is 10, and represents the brain, the letter Iod on the left, below, is also 10, and represents the tip of the phallus or the tip of the clitoris. 10 + 10 = 20. And, the letter Vav, which is between them, is 6. Thus, 20 + 6 = 26. 2 + 6 = 8. So, the letter Aleph is the symbol of the infinite, it encloses the mystery of the infinite.
“The center (the Vav) of (Aleph) the Holy Eight, corresponds to the heart and its upper and lower extremities to the brain and sex, respectively. All beings of the Earth are structured on this basis. The struggle is terrible: brain against sex, sex against brain, and that which is most terrible, that which is most grave and painful: heart against heart.” - Samael aun Weor
This is something very important, because Aleph in Hebrew also means, 1000. When you read in the Bible that Saul killed 1000, it is saying, Saul killed Aleph; and David killed 10,000, meaning, 10 x Aleph, because if Aleph is 1000, x10 = 10,000. This is the whole Tree of Life. It is so easy to see that the work of David is the work of the whole Tree of Life, but the work of Saul is only the work in Malkuth. The Bible really is very interesting, when it is showing us these things in different ways.
Master Samael also talks about this: that we have to kill 10,000 egos. But, nobody understands that, because they hear that, and they read that literally. The Master Samael was talking in kabbalistic terms; he explains this, saying that it is mathematics, and that we have to use our intuition, that part of our Monad, but for that we have to be in contact with it, we have to work, otherwise we will not understand what we are reading. People think that Master Samael was counting each ego he killed, “Oh I killed one today.” And was making a list until he reached the last one, the 10,000th… this is something too literal.
Talking about this, it comes into my mind, something related with Orion. Orion is a little above the Pleiades. Master Samael talks about the rings of Alcyone, the Pleiades are also mentioned in the book of Job. Master Samael states that this physical world, Malkuth, was entering, little by little into the rings of Alcyone. The following is what the master said in a public lecture:
“Unquestionably, this physical world of forty-eight laws is in the momentum of entering into the rings of Alcyone. So, everyone is being shaken up by negative emotions and nothing could be more contagious than these emotions.” - Samael Aun Weor
Of course, everyone that was listening to this lecture was thinking the actual planet Earth, but the planet Earth is a synonym for Malkuth, the physical body. When a Master talks about the Earth, he is talking about his physicality. When talking about his physicality, he is also talking about the planet, and the Apocalypse or Revelation can be lived, externally, with humanity, or internally, within oneself.
In those lectures, when the Master was mentioning the rings of Alcyone, and this physical world entering little by little into those rings, it caught my attention, and I said to myself, “I will meditate on this; I would like to see those rings in space.” And, in meditation, I prayed to my Being, “My Father, my God, please show me the rings of Alcyone. I want to see how far our Solar System is away from entering into those rings.” And, I entered into a Samadhi. When I went out of my body, I said, “My Being, my God, please take me to the rings of Alcyone.” I was transferred in the Astral plane to a big field. And, when I arrived at that field, flying through space, I saw that field was surrounded by a fence; like any field you find on this planet, surrounded by a fence. And, upon that fence came a rooster, and the rooster crowed twice his song, announcing the sunrise, the rising of the solar light, the coming of the sun. When the sun came up and illuminated the ground, I returned into my body. After twice listening to that crow of the rooster. And, I asked myself, “What is this? I asked for the rings of Alcyone, and instead I was in a field, seeing a rooster on top of a fence, singing twice, and seeing the light of the sun shinning on that field, then returning into my body.” So, then I said, “Ok, this is the message. But, what does it symbolize?” Then, to my mind came Peter, the apostle, to whom Jesus said, “Before the rooster crows twice, you shall deny my thrice.” And, I realized that this is very interesting. Peter deny the Lord three times before the rooster sung twice; what is this? Then, I studied the development of the light, the incarnation of the Lord, the Venustic initiation, and the fight against the 15th Arcanum, against the ego. Obviously we deny the Lord three times. The Master explains that in the three days, remember, day and light is the same thing; this is the three days in which the initiate denies the Lord three times.
Well, that doesn’t end there, because studying the belt of Orion, in ancient Egypt, which is formed by three stars, are perfectly aligned with the three pyramids of Giza. Three pyramids? And I realized that Orion is showing me that when we finish the three mountains, the three pyramids, then the light shines, because the belt of Orion is related with the three mountains, the three processes of the light in every human being that comes into the world. It is the work with the infinite; the spinal column is represented by the letter Vav, the head is represented by the letter Iod, and the Iod below is represented by the sexual energy. Iod above, Iod below, the two waters – the cerebral-spinal fluid and the sexual fluid – which are united by the spinal column, that is the letter Aleph, which is the caduceus of Mercury, in other words, with which we have to work. That is the sign of the infinite, in which we have to fight against the 8 anti-kabirs, against the ego. That work is performed in three mountains, but we have to study this very carefully, in order to not commit mistakes, because Kabbalah tells you the truth, without any mistakes. That is precisely the silence in Heaven. Uranos was silent, because nobody is accepted in Heaven if they are not dead, if that pluralized “I” is not annihilated. It is not enough to merely by awakened to enter into Heaven; there are many initiates of the black lodge that are awakened, but that doesn’t mean they’re awakened in the light and for the light. They are awakened in evil and for evil. There are two ways in order to awaken.
We want to awaken in the light? Well, we have to work with the three mountains. But, do not confuse the three mountains with the three days in the belly of the whale, which are completely different, because the three days in the belly of the whale are related only with the first and second mountains. When we finish those three days and three nights of the first and second mountains, then we can enter into the third mountain, and we ascend to the top, the summit of the third mountain. But, one thing is the three mountains and another thing is the three days in the belly of the whale: let us be clear, do not mistake these two things. Study the books of the Master and you will understand. After the three days in the belly of the whale, Jonah is vomited, out of the whale, and then he goes and ascends in the third mountain, and goes to preach. He has to finish that; this is what the Master did. He finished the second mountain in 1977, and entered into the third, after resurrection. Resurrection in Malkuth, because in order to resurrect in Malkuth, you first have to resurrect in the light and in the fire. Then, you enter in the third mountain with your body in Eden, the body of liberation, or whatever body you received, which is located in the fourth dimension, not in the third. And, for that, even your personality, the name that you have here in this physical world has to disappear, has to be annihilated.
Remember that Judas exchaged the Logos for 30 pieces of silver.
Of course, there are Masters that belong to resurrection and which are remembered in this physical world with their Christian name, but that is the people that remember that name. But, those Masters are beyond that Christian name that they had, when they entered onto the path. That personality has to be disintegrated. The Master explains that the personality is egotistical. This is how we understand the belt of Orion, which is “half an hour,” 30 minutes, 3+0 = 3, in other words, Arcanum 30th exchange:
“And if you shall say, what shall we eat the seventh year? behold, we shall not sow, nor gather in our increase: Then I will command my blessing upon you in the sixth year, and it shall bring forth fruit for three years.” - Leviticus 25: 20, 21
The silence in Uranos, meaning that the Saturnian force has to work, until the ego is annihilated, then the initiate resurrects and enters into the third mountain, which is Uranos, Neptune and the rest.
Comprehend that, in order to understand the path. It is very long. But, in order to walk on that path, we have to incarnate the Logos.
We have to know the mystery of the Great Arcanum, which is something very secret, but is now explained openly, for everybody. Let us read what the Master Samael says about the Great Arcanum, in the book Treatise of Sexual Alchemy; he says:
“The Great Arcanum is the seventh great mystery of creation enclosed within the seventh seal of the book of Revelation The number of this Great Arcanum is 888 (eight hundred and eighty-eight). This is the reed of magicians. Every septenary is reduced to our spiritual Triad. Together, the medulla and the ganglionic cords have the form of the Caduceus of Mercury, the form of the number eight. With the fifth, sixth, and seventh Initiations of Major Mysteries, the eight is established in the Causal Body (Superior Manas or body of will), the Buddhic body (body of consciousness), and the Atmic Body, which is the vehicle of the Innermost. Thus, the 888 is established in our perfect Triad (our Monad, in other words). This is how the septenary is reduced to our Spiritual Triad. However, before this, we must raise the four serpents of the four bodies of sin and convert ourselves into Buddhas. With the number 888 (8 + 8 + 8 = 24), the 24 vowels of the zodiac resound within us.” - Samael Aun Weor, Treatise of Sexual Alchemy
Now you understand why Master Jesus talked about the 24th mystery, the 24 vowels, and why it is stated that the four and twentieth mystery encloses the loom of God, the loom of the Theomertmalogos, as the Master Samael says. 2 + 4 = 6, 6 is the number of the lovers, which is the mystery of the Great Arcanum. That is why it is written:
“The two Cherubim of the Ark of Alliance were touching each other with the tip of their wings, and they were in the sexual position of man and woman in copulation.”
Cherubim is precisely the name given in the world of Yetzirah to the hierarchies of Yesod. The strong ones, the Cherubim are in the Sephirah Yesod, and Yesod is the sexual organs. That is why the two Cherubim, man and woman, were in that attitude; by touching each other with their wings. The wings of the Spirit, Aleph, meaning that they were touching the sexual energy with their wings. In order for that, you have to transmute the sexual energy, and send that energy upwards, not down. If you send the energy down, with the orgasm, then the wings of the two cherubim don’t touch each other. In order for the two Cherubim to touch each other with their wings, you have to transmute the sexual energy at the level of the heart; in other words, there must be love. This is precisely the mystery of the Great Arcanum. When the mystery of the Great Arcanum is unveiled, then there is silence in Uranos, because the mystery of Saturn is unveiled: this is the seventh seal. The moon is the first seal; Mercury the second; Venus the third; the Sun is the fourth; Mars the fifth; Jupiter the sixth; and Saturn is the seventh, Saturday, when the woman is created as the companion of the man, in order to practice sexual Alchemy. That is the beautiful mystery of the Great Arcanum.
When somebody is working seriously in the Great Arcanum, it is written in the book of Job:
“And there was a day when the Beni Elohim”
The children of God, those that are born not of the will of the flesh or the will of man, but the will of God; that is why they’re called sons of God.
“came to present themselves before יהוה (Jehovah, Iod-Hei-Vav-Hei), and שטן (Satan) came also among them to present himself before יהוה.” Job 2: 1
Why satan? Because Satan is also a part of us. It is the one that is mingled with the ego. That is why Jehovah asked Satan, “How do you find my servant? Is he doing well?” Satan knows, because Satan is mingled with the egos. Read the book of Job in order to understand this.
There is also another chapter in the book of Job that says:
“If there be (a Malak מלאך) an angel over him, an intercessor, one among (אלף Aleph) a thousand, to show unto a human his uprightness: Then he is gracious unto him, and saith, Deliver him from going down to the pit: I have found a ransom.” - Job 33: 23, 24
This is a very obscure verse, that only with knowing Kabbalah can you understand it. An Angel among Aleph, in other words, an Angel among 1000? Who is that? The Zohar states:
“Come and behold: this verse from Psalm 91:7 clarifies the matter. It is written, "If there be an angel over him," which should be sufficient. Yet it continues, "an intercessor, one among (אלף Aleph) a thousand." Who is he? This is the (Malak מלאך) angel whose duty it is to be on the left side of a human, as it is written: “(אלף Aleph) A thousand shall fall at your side.” We know this to be the left side from the following words, “and ten thousand (רבבת Rababath) at your right hand.” - Psalm 91:7 Zohar
10,000 is the right side, and 1000 is the left. As we mentioned, this reminds of Saul (which also means hell) and David. It is written that Saul killed 1000, and David killed 10,000. How do we write 10,000 in Hebrew? Rababath רבבת, Alif (Aleph) Rababath. This word Rababath is divided into two words: Raba רב and Bath בת. Raba means “Master,” and Bath means, “Daughter.” Rababath relates to Chesed and Geburah, because Chesed is Raba, the Master, in the inner Master inside of us. Bath is Geburah, his daughter. That means, when you are working with Rababath, Raba and Bath, you are developing your Tiphereth, because you are annihilating all the egos related with the letter Aleph. The letter Aleph relates to Chokmah, and the letter Iod to the Sephirah Kether. Vav is related to the Sephirah Binah. If you observe Iod in Kether, Aleph in Chokmah and Vav in Binah, you will see the word I-A-O form.
Aleph, Chokmah, relates to the work that Chokmah has to do to, by annihilating the ego, in all of the Tree of Life of the true human being, in the world of Yetzirah, the world of formation. If you count the 10 Sephiroth in the world of Yetzirah, the world of formation, that relates in this case to the letter Aleph, then you find 10 x Aleph, 10 x of the work of Chokmah in each Sephirah, which, added together, is 10,000. So, in the world of Yetzirah, which is the second mountain, you have to come from Malkuth as a true human being, which is called אישים Ishim. Ish, Aish איש, the true man, the man of fire, Malkuth, ascending up the whole ladder of the Sephiroth above, until reaching the Seraphim, which is Kether. This is how the Master Samael explains in his books, how true men convert themselves into Angels, Archangels, Principalities, Power, Virtues, Dominions, Thrones, Cherubim and Seraphim, etc. All of that is Yetzirah, which is the second mountain. That is what it is to work in each Sephiroth, until reaching the top of it, which is Kether; this is what it is to kill 10,000, because it is 10x Aleph. But, those who do not perform this, because they follow the spiral path, can kill 1000, meaning, only at the level of Malkuth. That is why it is said that Sheol killed 1000, because Sheol is Saul, which also means “hell.” In the hell of Malkuth one has to kill 1000, and Sheol, Saul, did that. But, in order to be one with God, you have to kill another 1000 in Yesod, another 1000 in Hod, and so on and so forth, until reaching Kether, killing 10,000. For that, you have to develop the Boddhisattva, the Boddhicitta. That is the work of Chesed and Geburah in the world of Yetzirah. That is what is called Rababath, 10,000.
This is the reason why we have to resurrect, because in the world of Yetzirah, we develop, step by step, in those triangles of the Tree of Life, the different levels of reasoning. By performing that, we are reaching that reasoning, which is called objective reasoning. In this world, we have subjective reasoning; the way in which we develop in the intellect. But, when we talk about initiation, we develop objective reasoning, and that is in degrees, until reaching Kether.
When somebody reaches Kether, which is the level of the Seraphim, then they receive the degree of Ischmetch. That is the first degree. But, in order to reach Ischmetch, you have to develop that reasoning in all of the Sephiroth, in the world of Yetzirah. When you resurrect, you resurrect with Ischmetch, but that depends, because there are different degrees of objective reasoning when you resurrect, when you exit the second mountain. There are individuals that want to develop different degrees of reasoning, in resurrection, as I said. First, is the different levels in the world of Yetzirah, in each Sephirah, until reaching Kether, the Seraphim. There are many levels of objective reasoning there. But, when you reach that Kether, the level of Seraphim, then you receive the degree of Ischmetch. Then you are prepared for resurrection. Being at that level, Ischmetch, you resurrect, and depending on how deep you understood the word of God, you could be resurrected with the degree of Degindad, the degree of Ternoonald, the degree of Podkoolad, or the degree of Anklad, which is the highest level of objective reasoning in this universe. There are other degrees, which are three, but they are not named, because they belong to the sacred Absolute space. When you enter there, then you develop other degrees of objective reasoning.
There are nine levels of objective reasoning in total, but in this universe, there are only six; the rest are developed in the Absolute. Of course, there are Masters whose only longing is to develop Anklad, and to enter into the Absolute with Anklad. But, that is very high. Ordinary and common initiates enter with the degree Ischmetch, into the Solar Absolute. In order to enter into the Solar Absolute, which is above Kether, the Ain Soph Aur, you have to have the degree of Ischmetch, at least. But, in the Solar Absolute, you find Cosmo-Creators, Archangels, with other degrees of objective reasoning; you find Angels with Degindad, other Masters with Ternoonald, others with Podkoolad, and others with Anklad. This is what is called the Cosmic Christ, the multiple perfect unity, which assists, in the Proto-Cosmos, the Theomertmalogos, in order to execute what is called the Mahamanvantara, creation, in order for other Monads to be in activity.
Now, behold the next graphic, where we find this beautiful painting of Michelangelo, and we wrote the word Mertma in Hebrew, which means, “Harness, trace.” This harness relates with that harness that we spoke of that those followers of Judaism wrapped around their left arm and head; in order to harness the light and to comprehend the word of God. But, see here the two Iods (hands): one is the hand of Adam, which is the left, and the other is the right hand of God, which relates to our Innermost, which is being assisted by many Angels there. If we name this host on the right the Theomertmalogos, we will understand how God assists us, when we understand and comprehend what is the harness, and how we understand the trace of the light in us. That is why, about this mystery, it is written in the book of Genesis:
“And יהוה Iod-Havah said, My ( רוחRuach) spirit shall not remain in Adam (לעלם Leolam) for eon, since that he also is flesh (Malkuth): yet his days shall be a hundred and twenty years.” - Genesis 6: 3
When you read that literally, you think that in that time, the human beings lived to 120 years. No, this is a kabbalistic statement. That is why it is written after that:
“And יהוה said,” (א Aleph, the Logos יהוה said) when (through the Venustic Initiation) settled within Adam.”
When that light enters into Adam, which is already formed on the Tree of Life:
“From here we derive that 'one quotes one', because concealed Atik (which means “Elder” in Aramaic, which is Kether), said, "My spirit (א Aleph) shall not abide" in supernal Adam (for eon). For (א Aleph) רוח Ruach (spirit or wind) also blows from the two nostrils of the nose, that draws (א Aleph) to those below (in Malkuth, in the flesh).” Therefore it is written, "and His days shall be a hundred and twenty years" (Genesis 6: 4), because Iod Vav Daleth (which are the letters with which you spell Iod, which means “hand”). It is whole yet not whole (שלם Shalem, in Hebrew). Iod in itself is one hundred.”
Why? Because the letter Iod relates to Kether, and with the 10 Sephiroth. So, 10 x 10 = 100.
“The two letters are twice.”
Meaning, that the letter Iod, that represents Kether, and which is the tenth letter, and thus also represents Malkuth, are either side of the letter Vav. So, the letter Iod is twice found in the letter Aleph.
“a hundred and twenty years. Iod in itself, when it is revealed in Zeir Anpin (the true human being), spreads to ten thousand years.”
The Iod above, in the head, and the Iod below in the sex, cut by the letter Vav is 26, which is the letter Aleph. Divided into the 10 Sephiroth is the 10,000 years.
“Now it is written, "Thou hast beset me behind and before, and laid thine (כף Kaf, which means palm of the hand) upon me." (Psalm 139:5)” - Zohar
So this whole mystery is painted by Michelangelo: the hand of God, which is the right, and the hand of man, which is the left. The left has to be harnessed, controlled; the animality has to be controlled, in order to trace the light in us. That is the meaning of 100, 1000 and 10,000. This is the whole work that we have to do. That is why, to meditate in the letter Iod and the letter Aleph is beautiful, because the letter Iod is just a simple dot, but in the letter Aleph, the letter Iod is found twice. And, the letter Vav represents the middle column of the Tree of Life, and also Adam, as well as David.
So, Aleph and Iod are together: Aleph is 1 and Iod is 10, but, 0 is 0. In other words, the letter Aleph is 1, and the letter Iod is also 1. And, when you say 10,000, that is also 1, Aleph, and Iod as well, because the 0 is 0. This is the synthesis in Kabbalah; this is how you learn to think with Chesed, and to learn your intuition with Geburah in order to comprehend what it is you are reading.
Obviously, in the universe, not everybody reaches the degree of Anklad, that level of objective reasoning. There are many levels in the universe. And, those that have the lower degrees of objective reasoning obviously commit mistakes; these are cosmic mistakes. That is why the Theomertmalogos, which is the Solar Light, that is the first emanation of the Solar Absolute, is guided always with intelligence. But, in that intelligence, in the Ain Soph Paranishpanna, there are many degrees. That is why, in the universe, those with lower degrees commit mistakes. But, they learned, and they perfect their objective reasoning more and more. Those who are already in the Ain, the Absolute, the Paramarthasatyas, they have that objective reasoning that allows them to comprehend Aelohim. But, in order to comprehend Aelohim, the Father of All the Lights, the Father in the Absolute, you have to develop your Adibuddha. What is Adi? It is light; Buddha is the enlightened one. Adibuddha is that level that you acquire, or, that the Monad acquires, when it is becoming one with the Ain Soph Aur, within the Absolute. That is the Adibuddha. Buddha is always comprehension, but objective comprehension. That is why, when the Master talks about the Adibuddha, he is talking about those individuals within the Ain Soph Aur, because Adi is light. Those Adibuddhas harness the light of the Theomertmalogos, according to their level of objective reasoning. That is why it is written:
“The Theomertmalogos was altered in the dawn of the Mahamanvantara, by a contact of the Geneotriamatzikamnian type.”
“This signifies that the sublime Theomertmalogos suffered a certain alteration when it made contact with the primogenial manifestation of the cosmos.” - Samael Aun Weor, The Gnostic Bible: The Pistis Sophia Unveiled
That primogenial manifestation of the cosmos relates to the different degrees of objective reasoning of the Ain Soph Paranishpanna. That is why it is altered, because there are many degrees of development.
The flow of time alters the Theomertmalogos, this means, that the law of three, that develops in accordance with the level of objective reasoning was altered by Satan.
“Time is Satan; Satan is memory. Satan is a bunch of memories. When a human being dies, only his memories remain. These memories constitute the “I,” the me, myself, the reincorporating ego.
(Through the flow of time), “Those unsatisfied desires, those memories of yesterday, reincorporate.
Thus, this is how we are slaves of the past. Therefore, we can be sure that the past is what conditions our present life. We can affirm that Satan is time. We can also state, without fear of being mistaken, that time cannot liberate us from this valley of tears because time is Satanic. We have to learn to live from moment to moment. Life is an eternal now, an eternal present. Satan was the creator of time; those who think they will liberate themselves in a distant future, within some millions of years, with the passing of time and the ages, are sure candidates for the Abyss and the Second Death, because time is of Satan. Time does not liberate anyone. Satan enslaves; Satan does not liberate. We need to liberate ourselves right now. We need to live from moment to moment.” - The Perfect Matrimony by Samael Aun Weor
It is written that, because of that alteration, the law of the cosmic-common-trogo-auto-egocrat was created.
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