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The Kybalion

The Kybalion is a compilation of Hermetic teachings.
The Kybalion provides a Master-Key for students to unlock the fundamental and basic teachings of esoteric philosophy.


Its teachings are attributed to Hermes Trismegistus who was the teacher of the magical system known as Hermetism of which high magic and alchemy are thought to be twin branches. The name Trismegistus means thrice greatest Hermes, and is the title given by the Greeks to the Egyptian god Thoth or Tehuti, a lord of wisdom and learning. Thoth governed over mystical wisdom, magic, writing and other disciplines and was associated with healing, while Hermes was the personification of universal wisdom and the patron of magic.

Hermes is credited with writing 20,000 books by Iamblichus (ca. 250-300 BC), a Neo-platonic Syrian philosopher, and over 36,000 books by Manetho (ca. 300 BC), an Egyptian priest who wrote the history of Egypt in Greek, perhaps for Ptolemy I.

Jewish tradition claims that Trismegistus was also a contemporary of the patriarch Abraham. As a result, his teachings on hermeticism and hermetic laws date to over 5,000 years ago. In his Biographia Antigua, Francis Barrett says of Hermes..."if God ever appeared in Man, he appeared in him, as is evident both from his books and the divine knowledge he has given to all posterity.  All the fundamental and basic teachings of every race may be traced back to Hermes. Even the most ancient teachings of India have their roots in the original teachings

Some claim that it was in Ancient Egypt that Jesus was initiated into these laws and principles in Jerusalem at the age of thirteen.

The creative powers of God which are Seven in number and are the seven colors of the rainbow. The Elohim are the thrones about the One God, the One Being, the Light Itself. The Elohim are the creative potencies of the Godhead itself and are represented on the tree of life as the seven sephiroth. These sephiroth have direct correspondences to the seven centers of the human bodies and communicate to the "physical" form through the vital centers known as chakras. These chakras sustain and maintain the physical vehicle and serve as a direct communication bridge to higher intelligence.

Because of this, there are seven foundational principles in the Kybalion:
The Principle of Mentalism (all is mental)
The Principle of Correspondence (your thoughts mirror your reality)
The Principle of Vibration (when we resonate an emotion, we attract people who will bring more of it)
The Principle of Polarity (what seem like opposites are actually just varying degrees)
The Principle of Rhythm (the pendulum of life always swings)
The Principle of Cause & Effect (there are no accidents)
The Principle of Gender (everything has masculine and feminine energy)

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