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The Cosmology Of The Essene Nation

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The Essene Communions

PART: 9   The Essene Communions

Their Purpose And Meaning

The symbolic Tree of Life enabled the Essenes to understand how they were surrounded by forces, or angels, from the visible world of nature and the invisible cosmic world. The Communions show how each of these forces is utilized in man’s body and consciousness.

The Communions are said to have been originated by Enoch, and were again brought forth by Moses to Esrael, the elect of the people, on the two stone tablets he first brought down from Mount Sinai.
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The Angelic Forces

PART: 7   The Angelic Forces

Man has appeared to realize as far back as records exist, that invisible forces, which are made prevalent within the spiritual dimensions of existence, surrounded him.

In ancient cultures of the past, he has used certain symbolisms to express his relationship to these forces in the midst of which he moves. The predominant mystical symbol, which has been imbedded in almost all religions and esoteric teachings, is called the Tree of Life. In outer legend and inner wisdom man’s deepest intuitions have focused upon it.
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The Essenes And Their Teachings

Part 3: The Essenes And Their Teachings

From the remote ages of antiquity a remarkable teaching has existed which is universal in its application and ageless in its wisdom.

Fragments of it are found in Sumerian hieroglyphs and on tiles and stones dating back some eight or ten thousand years. Some of the symbols, such as for the sun, moon, air, water, earth and other natural forces, are from an even earlier age preceding the cataclysm that ended the Pleistocene period.
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