The Mind's Attainment; A Study of Laws and Methods for Obtaining Individual Happiness, Success and Power Through the Silent Force of Thought

The Mind's Attainment; A Study of Laws and Methods for Obtaining Individual Happiness, Success and Power Through the Silent Force of Thought

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...revealing to those who suffer the way to the truth. By concentrating the esoteric knowledge acquired by humanity through the long procession of ages, it is in man's power to control the vibrations of the bodily molecules and check the waste and drain of the volatile life, so a_s to prolong existence and call into his being the scattered forces from the earth, and sea, and sky. And with trained fingers he may touch the key of that chorded instrument of law, through which is awakened the sleeping potentialities and undiscovered harmonies within. In so doing, he bows not his head, nor bends his knee, nor lifts his voice in supplication to any god or supernatural power. Uniting his efforts with the evolutionary forces, he gradually gains control over every externality of environment. It is not by faith; it is not by prayer, however earnest; nor by the assistance of friendly human beings, that man may achieve his divine destiny. Through all the centuries he has prayed to the gods, fervently and with faith; but all were dumb and immovable, careless alike of the sweep of elemental forces which destroyed, or of the sunshine and the seasons which warmed and nourished. Man may rest for a time, protected by those who are more powerful; friends may assist him during a period of need: but for the assistance he receives, in this barter and exchange, he is forced to repay in compound interest; for while being carried, he loses much from the storehouse of his own possessions. There is no vicarious atonement for man. And this false doctrine, more than all else, has kept him from the knowledge and attainment of his rightful inheritance. There are no two beings alike. The pathway of each leads through vast silences, which no sound of preceding...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236763750
  • 9781236763754