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all this to the human psyche?
Mundus is that deepest part of the unconscious
where heaven and earth meet and are unified... it's the final reunion
of spirit, soul, and body with the world soul...
Mundus is the "god-image" dwelling
within each one of us...
Mundus is the final stop... the end
of our journey...
such, Unus Mundus is the final stop on the archetypal journey as
told by the mystical cards of the Tarot... (The World)
four elements are again depicted. But this time they are represented
by the four fixed Zodiac signs: Leo - fire, Scorpio - water, Aquarius
- air, and Taurus - earth)
There's a famous Zen Buddhist saying: "If
you meet the Buddha on the road, kill
you ever wondered just what in the heck
that means?... Unus Mundus
ultimately comes from within... The
Buddha lives within... Unus Mundus lives
within... The answers come from within...
Contrary to popular believe, we cannot find Unus
Mundus in our teachers, gurus, authors, lovers, friends, family, children,
etc., etc., etc. ...
at times the people in our lives act as signposts and helpers along the
way... but we can only meet the Buddha from
within. We can only meet Unus Mundus from
within... And thus the old adage...
if you meet up with the Buddha on the road, kill
him! (i.e. he's a fake...)
that thou art a second little world and
that the sun and moon are within thee, and
also the stars..." Origen, 2nd/3rd Century
Christian Mystic/Theologian, Homilies
2nd Century Christian mystic Origen taught that Christ showed each
of us the way to Unus Mundus by the pattern of his (Christ's) life...
and compared the Moon to the church of believers, having no light
of their own, illumined by Christ, the Sun of Righteousness.
after six days,' according to Matthew and Mark, 'He taketh with him
Peter and James and John his brother, and leads them up into a high
mountain apart, and was transfigured before them'... the Word has different
forms, as He appears to each as is expedient for the beholder, and is
manifested to no one beyond the capacity of the beholder." Commentary
on the Gospel of John, Book XII
You could say that, for Origen, Christ was the only person in the history
of the world who had succeeded in the delicate, tricky balance of standing
firmly with one foot in heaven while simultaneously placing his other
foot on earth... The place where heaven and earth meet... it's the
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