The Gnostic Bible: The Pistis Sophia Unveiled
The Secret Teachings of Jesus Recorded by His Disciples
Samael Aun Weor
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The most important work of Christian wisdom ever written: The Gnostic Bible, The Pistis Sophia.
"It came to pass, when Jesus had risen from the dead, that he passed eleven years discoursing with his disciples, and instructing them..." - The Pistis Sophia
The Apostles wrote down what Jesus taught them during those eleven years, resulting in "The Pistis Sophia," the most important Gnostic scripture. Includes an extensive commentary by Samael Aun Weor. "The Pistis Sophia" is a sophisticated and deeply mystical teaching given by Jesus about the suffering of Sophia as she attempts to ascend to the highest spiritual truth. This scripture is remarkable for its profound mysticism, its clear rebuke of unethical behavior, and its perspective on the spiritual role of women. Having read this text, it becomes very clear why the established religious powers attempted to obliterate the Gnostics, but failed. Study of this teaching also inspires a re-evaluation of how the Christian Gospels have been interpreted for centuries.
About this scripture, the commentary author Samael Aun Weor said, "The Hebrew Bible clearly connotes the Word of the Eternal One. However, we, the Gnostics, also have our very special Bible. I want to emphatically declare that this is The Pistis Sophia, whose original is in Coptic. It was found underground in Egypt, the land of the Pharaohs. The Pistis Sophia contains all the words of the adorable Savior of the world. It was written by the Apostles. Thus, all the Esoteric-Christic instructions that Jesus Christ gave to his disciples on the Mount of the Olives and other holy places is written within this book. This book had been conserved in secret for many centuries. In this book, the Adorable One left an extraordinary, formidable body of doctrine."
The Gnostic Bible: The Pistis Sophia Unveiled is a message for all humankind, in every corner of the world.
Profound Gnostic Christian Wisdom Explained
The Pistis Sophia Unveiled was written from the direct experiences of the author with the Master Jesus of Nazareth from within the dream yoga state. In it, Samael Aun Weor unveiled the profound Alchemical and Kabbalistic teachings of the Holy Master from Galilee, which have eluded scholars and religious practitioners for years. Therefore in order to comprehend this work, one must have practical, working knowledge of the sciences of Alchemy and Kabbalah, not merely from having read books, but through direct mystical experience. That is why the Pistis Sophia is so cryptic, and why the language of the Master Jesus is so hard to interpret. Part of that enigma is alleviated through the commentary by Samael Aun Weor, yet in order to benefit most from the exegesis and the original scripture, the student should have a working knowledge of Alchemy and Kabbalah, since the unveiling of this text is the culmination of a lifetime of esoteric study and experience, and is therefore significantly advanced.
The author has only unveiled two thirds of "The Pistis Sophia" in that serious practitioners must come to realize these truths within themselves. It is a work for initiates, and by initiates we do not denominate people from a specific religion, culture or order. Instead, this signifies any individuals who have "initiated" or begun the psychological work on themselves, thereby acquiring genuine spiritual experience or gnosis. This is not just a matter of believing, but is a matter of actually traversing the straight and narrow path (Matthew 7:14) through performing the necessary works. "But do you want to know, O foolish man, that faith without works is dead?" (James 2:20). The unveiled Pistis Sophia is really just that, guidance for those souls who are genuinely performing the divine work within themselves.
Much of what is taught in the Pistis Sophia is never said, because it must be lived in oneself. As with Kabbalah (from Hebrew - kabbel: to recieve) the real depth of this knowledge is received through experience, according to the capacity within each practitioner. Therefore, this knowledge can only be accessed through much patience, meditation, and psychological work upon oneself. "The Pistis Sophia Unveiled" stands as a testament to the wisdom of Jesus of Nazareth and the Gnostic Initiates, a staple text within the world's spiritual literature that is essential to anyone seeking profound and intimate transformation.
- Category: Religion & Spirituality
- Published: Feb 24, 2011
- Publisher: Glorian Publishing
- Seller: Glorian Publishing
- Print Length: 680 Pages
- Language: English