Gnosis and Rosycross
An Exploration of the Meaning of Life
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When in ancient times the heart was called ‘the sanctuary of love’, it referred to a heart that was prepared for a life-force, a possibility of life that can rightly bear the name of love.
Everything that is lower than the high standard of love is a state of desire, of I-centrality. […] The Love that is worthy of the name is not to be found in the
essence of dialectics. It is of a higher order; it belongs to the new true life. It is Spirit, it is God.
That is why Pymander says in […] verse 19: ‘Direct your heart upon the light and know it’. (Jan van Rijckenborgh, The Egyptian Arch-Gnosis, Part I, pages 43–44)
The heart of the nature-born human being is absolutely no longer the sanctuary of love. Karmic influences, together with our path of life, determine the state of