The word Gnosis is derived from the Greek language and means “knowledge of an intuitive nature; the intuitive apprehension of spiritual truths.” Gnosis is a knowledge that cannot be arrived at through books or lectures,
but rather through one’s own direct experience. This knowledge or wisdom, therefore, is not found outside of us, but within ourselves.
The aim of Gnosis has always sought to provide humanity with knowledge, keys and techniques for the full development of human and spiritual potential.
The signpost of Gnosis has always pointed within, the goal of Gnosis is to direct the human being to the divine spark that lies within everyone and from there to begin the ‘work’ of inner transformation,
so to once again unite with the inner particular individual spark.
Gnosis today is the modern form of an ancient system of learning which has existed through the history of man’s presence on Earth.
This wisdom was not available to the public, but was revealed only to those who had been initiated into the mysteries.
The Gnostic teachings, as taught in Gnostic centres throughout the world today, comes from the writings and practices of a modern day teacher, Samael Aun Weor,
who synthesised the precepts of the philosophers, mystics, and adepts of all times into an integrated and comprehensive system of knowledge and instruction.
Gnosis, as unveiled by Samael Aun Weor, contains a synthesis of all the ancient mystery schools.
We are thrilled to be offering Gnosis in Port Macquarie.
Please join us for this free lecture series, suitable for anyone who sincerely yearns to awaken their consciousness and learn techniques (including meditation) to transform their life. Please use the contact form to confirm your attendance.
Port Macquarie Historic Courthouse 7pm - 8.30pm
35 Hay Street (Corner of Clarence St) Port Macquarie
TUES 11th August
What is Gnosis? Ancient wisdom for modern times
The ancient spiritual traditions were highly advanced, scientific schools of thought, and their wisdom still stands today as a guiding light for our spiritual path. We aim to bring their core teachings into the 21st century.
TUES 18th August
Finding inner peace
Discovering within ourselves the natural state of happiness which is our birthright. Discover how the mind and emotions are affected by external influences, and how to regain equilibrium and focus in our lives.
TUES 25th August
Our dream state is far from "just a dream" - the time spent in the internal world of our own psychological landscape has so much to teach us. In this talk we begin to unveil this mystery to aid in our self-discovery.
Classes are being offered on weeknights from 7:00 to approx 8:45 pm. Each class consists of a talk and a guided meditation practice.
Practices range from introductory techniques for relaxation, breathing & meditation, to practical keys that can be applied in daily life. No previous experience is needed.
A weekly course of 33 lessons will follow the introductory lecture series. We ask for a donation of $10 per week.
- INTRODUCTION TO GNOSIS:
The term “Gnosis.” Gnostic foundations. Science, Philosophy, Art and Mysticism.
- THE FOUR WAYS:
The Fakir, the Monk, the Yogi and the Straight Path or the Fourth Way.
- THE TWO LINES OF LIFE:
The level of Being. The marvellous ladder of the Being. The horizontal and the vertical of life.
- NEED AND GREED:
Human needs. Money. Ambition. Happiness.
- THE CONSCIOUSNESS, PERSONALITY AND THE ANIMAL EGO: The different egos. The development of the Essence.The false personality.
- THE HUMAN MACHINE AND THE PLURALISED “I”:
Intellectual, motor, emotional, instinctive and sexual centres.
- THE THREE BRAINS AND HOW TO SOLVE PROBLEMS:
What is a problem? What are the types of problems we have and how can we dissolve them?
- THE THREE MINDS: Sensorial mind, Intermediate mind, and Interior mind.
- THE UNIVERSAL MIND: Imagination and will. Mental epidemics. Mental hygiene. Origins of the universal mind.
- THE SPATIAL SENSE AND THE FOURTH DIMENSION:
The intimate remembrance of One-Self. Time. The six fundamental dimensions.
- THE AWAKENING OF CONSCIOUSNESS:
Dreams, vigilance, self-consciousness and objective consciousness.
- LEARNING HOW TO LISTEN: To speak is easier than to listen.
Few are the people who listen with their consciousness.
- RETURN, RECURRENCE AND REINCARNATION:
The great machinery of Nature and its intelligent laws.
- THE LAW OF KARMA AND DHARMA: Justice and mercy.
Types of Karma. Karma is negotiable.
- THE MYSTERIES OF LIFE AND DEATH (part 1):
Life, old age and death.
- THE MYSTERIES OF LIFE AND DEATH (part 2):
What part of us continues after we die?
- EVOLUTION, INVOLUTION AND REVOLUTION:
The doctrine of the transmigration of souls. Elementals, Humanoids, Men and Super-men.The three factors for the revolution of the consciousness.
- THE SEVEN ROUNDS AND THE SEVEN RACES:
The history of the previous races that have inhabited the Earth.
- THE ORIGIN OF THE “I”:
How did we develop the ego? The history of the Divine miscalculation that unbalanced human psychology. Explanation of the Kundalini.
- THE LUNAR INFLUENCE:
How the Moon influences human psychology and how we can manage its effects.
- THE HIDDEN SIDE OF OUR PSYCHOLOGICAL MOON:
Visible and hidden side of our psyche. Criticism and self-criticism. The sense of psychological self-observation.
- UNIVERSAL SOUND:
The power of the word. The relationship between vibration, movement, energy and matter. The keynote. Vibratory affinity. Mantras. The laryngeal-sexual relationship. Deformation of the word.
- THE SEVEN COSMOSES:
Absolute Abstract Space and the Worlds that occupy all of space. The Ray of Creation.
- THE TREE OF LIFE:
An introduction to the famous Tree of Life of the Kabbalah and its principles.
- THE STUDY OF THE SOLAR HUMANITY:
A study into the energy bodies of each Human Being: Astral, Mental, and Causal, and their relationship with the Tree of Life.
- SEVEN TYPES OF MAN:
Mechanical and conscious humanity. Our work towards becoming a balanced human, and the goal of the Gnostic Work - the full Realisation of the Being.
- PSYCHIC DEVELOPMENT:
Sensations. Perceptions. Concepts. Words. Language. Mantras. The Chakras.
- TRANSFORMATION OF IMPRESSIONS:
We receive life through our senses, in a series of impressions, and our reactions dictate our internal state. How to process the impressions of life efficiently for spiritual growth. Studying the principles of transformation and sacrifice.
- PRANA, TATTWAS AND PRANAYAMA:
The law of universal vibration. The vital foundation. Properties of the Tattwas.
- SEXUAL HYDROGEN SI-12:
Esoteric classification of energy: Fundamental Hydrogens. Transformation of foods in the organism for the fabrication of sexual Hydrogen.
- ASTRAL TRAVEL:
The world of dreams. Astral projection and travel. Direct experience. Supra-dimensions and infra-dimensions.
- THE NEW ERA OF AQUARIUS:
The zodiac and the sidereal journey. The four ages of each humanity. The initiation of the Age of Aquarius in 1962 and its influence. What we need to do to participate in the Golden Age to come.
- THE PANCATATTWA RITUAL:
The five elements: fire, water, air, earth, ether. How to intelligently consume all of these and their esoteric importance in our constitution. The Sahaja Maithuna, sacred sexuality.
The man known as Samael Aun Weor was born on the 6th of March, 1917 in South America, in Bogota (Colombia).
At a young age, he was interested in many transcendental aspects of life – he wanted to know who we are, where we come from, and what is the purpose of life? He began to search for those answers in the different metaphysical schools of those times.
He studied Theosophy, Masonry, the systems of Gurjieff, the Gnostic-Rosicrucian tradition, he practiced yoga, studied Krishnamurti etc.
By the age of 17 he was giving lectures at the Theosophical Society, and became a member of the Ancient Rosicrucian school (founded by Dr Arnoldo Krumm-Heller / M. Huiracocha) at the age of 18, which served to educate him in practical esotericism.
But after all that he felt something was missing. He became tired of so many theories and yearned to investigate, to awaken, and to enter into the path of initiation.
In his very first book, called The Doorway to Initiation or The Perfect Matrimony (1st edition) he explains that after many, incredible efforts, he found the key—or the Great Arcanum–that would allow him to prepare what the alchemists called “the sacred fire of the philosophers” and this granted him the fortune and immense happiness of beginning his process of genuine spiritual initiation. This occurred in 1947 and in 1948, the formation of a small organisation began, which soon after became an international one.
It was his book The Perfect Matrimony, at first—along with so many other written works in the 50’s and 60’s—that most identified the formation of the International Gnostic Movement. And from his second residence in Mexico, he wrote many other treatises about anthropology, psychology, philosophy, art, science, mysticism, Kabbalah, alchemy, medicine, etc. He wrote more than 60 books and gave hundreds of lectures. In essence, Master Samael taught the “Fifth Truth” or in other words sacred sexuality – as the synthesis of all religions, esoteric schools, cultures, civilisations, and races.