Tag: Christian Mysticism

Ahimsananda



Fast Facts
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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Bro. Bill, Bill Lindley
Function: 
Spiritual Teacher
Traditions: 
Advaita, Christianity
Main Countries of Activity: 
USA, Great Britain
Date of Birth: 
01/09/1946
Place of Birth: 
San Rafael, California, USA
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes


Jacob Boehme



Fast Facts
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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Jakob Bohme, Jacob Behmen, Jakob Böhme, The Teutonic Philosopher, The Teutonic Theosopher
Function: 
Mystic
Traditions: 
Christian Mysticism
Main Countries of Activity: 
Germany, Europe
Date of Birth: 
April 24, 1575
Place of Birth: 
Altseidenberg, Germany
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
November 17, 1624
Ancestor Gurus: 


Become passers-by.

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"Jesus said: Become passers-by."

-verse 42, The Gospel of Thomas.



The Cloud of Unknowing

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After reading The Cloud of Unknowing, a 14th century English spiritual work, my life changed forever, eventually slipping away to a quite peace.



Jacob Boehme on "Our Fiery Roots"

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Excerpt from, "The Way From Darkness to True Illumination: A Discourse Between a Soul Hungry and Thirsty After The Fountain of Life, The Sweet Love of Jesus Christ, And a Soul Enlightened", by Jacob B



I Am or I want?

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"I am the LORD thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. Thou shalt have no other gods before me..."



I contemplated man's little spark

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It doesn't happen to me quite often nowadays that a spiritual figure strikes me. But when it happens, it is magical. It is usually not what he/she says but more the way he/she says it.



Introduction of Jacob Boehme (1575-1624)

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The disciple said to his master: Sir, how may I come to the supersensual life, so that I may see God, and may hear God speak?



The True God and Eternal Life

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And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ.



Jacob Boehme, on Gods and Duality

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"As man is a perfect copy of the universe, everything can be found in man"