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Seven Hermetic Principles

To: alt.magick.tyagi,alt.magick,alt.pagan.magick,talk.religion.misc
From: (nagasiva)
Subject: Seven Hermetic Principles (WWW)
Date: 10 Apr 1997 23:30:36 -0700

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   The Seven Hermetic Principles
   from The Kybalion
   (lifted from Qabalistic Tarot by Robert Wang)
    1. The Principle of Mentalism
       "The ALL is MIND; The Universe is Mental."
    2. The Principle of Correspondence
       "As Above, so below; as below, so above."
    3. The Principle of Vibration
       "Nothing rests; everything moves everything vibrates."
    4. The Principle of Polarity
       "Everything is Dual; everything has poles; everything has its pair
       of opposites; like and unlike are the same; opposites are
       identical in nature, but different in degree; extremes meet; all
       truths are but half-truths; all paradoxes may be reconciled."
    5. The Principle of Rhythm
       "Everything flows, out and in; everything has its tides; all
       things rise and fall; the pendulum-swing manifests in everything;
       the measure of the swing to the right is the measure of the swing
       to the left; rhythm compensates."
    6. The Principle of Cause and Effect
       "Every Cause has its Effect; every Effect has its Casuse;
       everything happens according to Law; chance is but a name for Law
       not recognized; there are many planes of causation, but nothing
       escapes the Law."
    7. The Principle of Gender
       "Gender is in everything; everything has its Masculine and its
       Feminine Principles; gender manifests on all planes."

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