glossary

(Greek Διογένης) A controversial Greek philosopher who extolled poverty as virtuous, begged for a living, and slept in a tub in the marketplace. He was notorious for his provocative and confrontational behavior, and was one of the only people to survive publicly insulting Alexander, who deeply respected Diogenes. One story relates that Diogenes walked the city carrying a lamp in the daytime, looking for an true man but not finding any.

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"The one who does not know how to fulfill his duties as a simple citizen cannot tread the path of the great mysteries. Many disciples forget the good manners of a sincere and honorable gentleman or lady and become truly irresponsible and even dangerous individuals."

Samael Aun Weor, The Major Mysteries