"Myth renders the
Eternal Soul visible so that it may be
visualized, represented, heard, and made audible."
Myths express the profound
permanent tendencies in the
nature of man.
are designed for spiritual instruction.
They reveal guideposts on the
journey through life.
Myths, like fables, contain moral visions that can
be understood consciously.
Unlike fables, which are basically limited
to a one event thread, myths include a
narrative of multiple events that build threads on multiple levels of
understanding, typically both subconsciously and consciously.
the myths that men hold evolve as
The essence of
the timeless mythical narrative is its
evolutive capacity, its dynamism,
Defining myths literally is a huge mistake as
some of the mythical narrative elements
designed to stimulate the subconscious become corrupt as they are not meant to
be taken literally.
Doing so robs the myth of the very thing that
makes it a myth:
interpretation of a very direct relation between man and the temporal structure
of his life.
All civilization is grounded in
The civilization of the Middle Ages
was grounded on the myth of the fall, the redemption on the cross, and the
carrying of the grace of redemption to man through the
The cathedral was the center of the
sacrament, and the castle was the center protecting the
There you have
the two forms of government -
of the spirit and
of the physical life, both in accord with the one source,
There were three centers
of creativity in the Middle Ages.
cathedral with associated monasteries and hermitages.
A second is the
The third is the cottage, where the common
In the center of empire we always
find the temple,
the palace, and, on the
In Middle Age Europe
cathedral, the castle, and
the cottage assume these roles.
They are different generating centers, but in so far as this is one
civilization, they are all operating in the same symbolic field.
Myth building is social
step 1: decide on the outcome you desire;
2: get all the "facts" lined up;
step 3: round up people that agree with
step 4: interview them - 1% -
appear to represent the whole social
step 5: collect your monetary reward for myth building!
grandeur of the social engineer
"Myth appears as the condition governing the
adherence of the masses of men to a certain civilization and to its processes
of development or of crisis. The definition of myth as the "motivating global image" is certainly
the most exact." - Jaque Ellul
Children are afraid
of the unexplained so many years ago the ancients began telling
mythical narratives to both entertain and
enlighten the listeners.
As these mythmakers spun their yarns they
attempted to share with the younger generation all the knowledge they had
This body of knowledge was incorporated into the myths of
the tribe warning of possible pitfalls and suggesting fundamental principle
courses of action.
Myths are clues to the spiritual potentialities of a
fulfilled human life.
When a mythology collides with another mythology
an alchemic reaction occurs and they amalgamate.
Once they do you get a much more complex
Mythology of other cultures appear fragmented as each
culture internalizes so much cultural traditon it is subconsciously known and
overlooked when creating and retelling mythical narratives.
whole mythologies of all Great
Religions are well wrought poems that point through the
Veil of Cognitive Blindness to
Gnostic Mystery traditions
carry a carefully crafted poetry within which the Acolyte finds
Visions that bring Reality
The first condition of any modern mythology must be to
cleanse the Doors of Perception.
The second condition is to Awaken the Heart.
natural philosophical approach and
patterns congruent with a natural way of thinking in
conjunction with an accurate understanding of the rules of conduct combined
with a full understanding of the noumenon psychically correct myths may be
Unfortunatetly as MICE culture does not recognize
spirituality as a valid form of expression we can not take on
the mask of an active god as
active gods must be
"Myths are stories about
What we are taught academically is not the
Although we receive technological information there is
reluctance to admit the life changing
aspects of the technologies we persue.
In science today -
the study of religion, and so
forth - there is a
tendency to specialization.
A specialist scholar has to know his
subject extensively in order to be a competent specialist.
Buddhism, for instance, you have to be
able to handle not only all - the
European languages in which the discussions of the Oriental come, particularly
French, German, English, and Italian, but also
Sanskrit, Chinese, Japanese,
Tibetan, and several other languages.
This is a tremendous task.
Such a specialist can't also be wondering about the difference between
the Iroquois and Algonquin.
Specialization tends to limit the field of
problems that the specialist is concerned with.
individual who isn't a
specialist, but a generalist
like myself, sees something over here that he has
learned from the specialist, some thing
over there that he has learned from
another specialist - and neither of them has considered the problem of why this
occurs here and also there.
generalist gets into a range of
other problems that are more genuinely human than specifically cultural. " -
adapted from Joesph Campbell
The main themes of myths are the
and they have always been the same.
There are historical as
well as psychological
aspects of the similarity of myths.
If you want
to find your own mythology,
KEY is with what society do you associate?
Every existent mythology
has grown up in a society in a bounded field.
cultural immersion There are two related types of mythology:
mythology is in relation to personal apperception and
Individual mythology grounds you in the noumenon giving you
Culturally specific mythology is in relation to cultural
mythology grounds you in the culture.
Ancient mythology breaks the
boundaries of the rational mind allowing the individual to examine reality from
the perspectives of both magical and mystical consciousness through which they
were originally created.
Every mythology has to do with the
life as related to a specific culture at a specific time.
original intent of every mythology was
to integrate the individual into his culture and the culture into the field of
Mythology attempts to unite the field of nature and culture
with Eternal Soul.
Mythology attempts to make connections between your
conscious thoughts and subconscious emotions.
As we are biologically the
same culturally specific myths share subconscious images and conceptual
archetypes but include culturally specific overlays.
The same power that animates our lives animates all
the life on Earth.
The folk tale is
designed as entertainment.
ethical storytellers will include instruction and end with a moral to the
legend is designed to elicit social cohesion.
The slayer of dragons saves the
culture from imminent catastrophe.
"There's a fine saying in India
in regard to these two orders of myths, the folk idea and the elementary idea.
The folk aspect is called desi, which means "provincial," having
to do with your culture. That is for young people. Through desi a young
person is brought into the
culture and is taught to go out and slay monsters. "Okay, here's
a soldier suit, we've
got the job for you." But there's also the elementary idea.
Sanskrit name for that is
marga, which means 'the Path.'
The Path is the trail back to the
reality of the Self or Eternal Soul.
The myth comes from the
imagination, and it leads back to it.
The society teaches you what the myths are, and then it disengages you
so that in your meditations you can
follow 'the Path'." - Joseph
Myth basically serves four
functions.The first is the mystical function which
teaches you awe.
second has a cosmological dimension, showing you the shape of the
The third function is
the sociological one - supporting and validating a certain social
The final function is transcend your animalistic material
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