Re: Protogonos - Definition
Jul 01, 2007 07:00 AM
Yeah, I got than name "Protogonos" in a dream, and had to look it up
to see what it meant!
- jake j.
--- In email@example.com, "danielhcaldwell"
> In H.P. Blavatsky's THE THEOSOPHICAL GLOSSARY, one finds
> Protogonos defined as:
> (Gr.). The "first-born"; used of all the manifested gods and of the
> Sun in our system.
> In the online index to THE SECRET DOCTRINE, one finds the
> following entries on "Protogonos (oi)" (Gk) firstborn
> called dis by Damascius I 70, 343 &n
> firstborn form & idea II 25
> firstborn gods II 43, 490n, 703n
> firstborn light I 70, 343
> manifested Logos II 592
> not yet mirrored in chaos II 704 &n
> produced fr spirit & chaos I 70
> "unknown Light" reflected in II 703n
> See also:
> See also ISIS UNVEILED, Volume 2, page 213 :
> When the time for an active period had come, then was produced a
> natural expansion of this Divine essence from within outwardly,
> obedient to eternal and immutable law; and from this eternal and
> infinite light (which to us is darkness) was emitted a spiritual
> substance.* This was the First Sephiroth, containing in herself the
> other nine Sephiroth, or intelligences. In their totality and unity
> they represent the archetypal man, Adam Kadmon, the [[protogonos]],
> who in his individuality or unity is yet dual, or bisexual, the Greek
> Didumos, for he is the prototype of all humanity.
> Quoted from:
> Blavatsky Study Center
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