The Kybalion eBook

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Do not make the mistake of supposing that the little world you see around you—­the Earth, which is a mere grain of dust in the Universe—­is the Universe itself.  There are millions upon millions of such worlds, and greater.  And there are millions of millions of such Universes in existence within the Infinite Mind of the all.  And even in our own little solar system there are regions and planes of life far higher than ours, and beings compared to which we earth-bound mortals are as the slimy life-forms that dwell on the ocean’s bed when compared to Man.  There are beings with powers and attributes higher than Man has ever dreamed of the gods’ possessing.  And yet these beings were once as you, and still lower—­and you will be even as they, and still higher, in time, for such is the Destiny of Man as reported by the Illumined.

And Death is not real, even in the Relative sense—­it is but Birth to a new life—­and You shall go on, and on, and on, to higher and still higher planes of life, for aeons upon aeons of time.  The Universe is your home, and you shall explore its farthest recesses before the end of Time.  You are dwelling in the Infinite Mind of the all, and your possibilities and opportunities are infinite, both in time and space.  And at the end of the Grand Cycle of Aeons, when the all shall draw back into itself all of its creations—­you will go gladly for you will then be able to know the Whole Truth of being At One with the all.  Such is the report of the Illumined—­those who have advanced well along The Path.

And, in the meantime, rest calm and serene—­you are safe and protected by the Infinite Power of the father-mother mind.

    “Within the Father-Mother Mind, mortal children are at
    home.”—­The Kybalion.

    “There is not one who is Fatherless, nor Motherless in the
    Universe.”—­The Kybalion.

CHAPTER VI

THE DIVINE PARADOX

“The half-wise, recognizing the comparative unreality of the Universe, imagine that they may defy its Laws—­such are vain and presumptuous fools, and they are broken against the rocks and torn asunder by the elements by reason of their folly.  The truly wise, knowing the nature of the Universe, use Law against laws; the higher against the lower; and by the Art of Alchemy transmute that which is undesirable into that which is worthy, and thus triumph.  Mastery consists not in abnormal dreams, visions and fantastic imaginings or living, but in using the higher forces against the lower—­escaping the pains of the lower planes by vibrating on the higher.  Transmutation, not presumptuous denial, is the weapon of the Master.”—­The Kybalion.

This is the Paradox of the Universe, resulting from the Principle of Polarity which manifests when the all begins to Create—­hearken to it

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