Re:The "Eternal Present: and KARMA
Apr 21, 1998 01:48 PM
by Bjorn Roxendal
The circle can be used to represent spiritual principles of being, creation etc.
So can the spiral. Enjoy them both!
Jerry Schueler wrote:
> >CIRCLE or SPIRAL ?
> >As an analogy, try putting a disc instead of a propeller onto
> >your outboard motor when you need to go boating. Only the spiral
> >created by the propeller will drive the boat forward in both time
> >and space. ...
> > Dallas.
> Yes, but the spiral/propeller cannot get you out of space time, only
> through it.
> The idea of a circle rather than a spiral is not an original invention
> of mine. Virtually all mystics for centuries have said that spiritual
> enlightenment is like discovering your "original face" or that you,
> the wandering pilgrim, never really left at all or that you return to
> the same pint from which you started (ie to the ONE), etc.
> The notion of a spiral, as far as I know (please correct me if I am
> wrong) is a Theosophical invention based on the idea of eternal
> progress--which is to say, it answers the question of why are we
> doing all this reincarnating anyway? The philosophical problem
> with it is that spirals are basically linear in that that have to start
> and end somewhere, while a circle is endless and beginningless.
> Jerry S.
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