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Alice Bailey & Djwhal Khul - Esoteric Philosophy - Master Index - HERCULES

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Hercules, 30:of the situation. Eurystheus, the King, ordered Hercules to capture them. Many attempts had beenHercules, 30:the horses and men sent against them. But Hercules, having caught the horses, gave them to AbderisHercules, 31: The Labors of Hercules - Labor I The Sign The sign Aries, which was the field of this firstHercules, 31:kingdom of the gods. Such is the promise made to Hercules and such is the reward held out to allHercules, 33:and balanced attitude which we shall note in Hercules when he captures the Boar, in Libra.... [34]Hercules, 34:form. It is under this urge to liberation that Hercules starts upon his labors. Hercules, 34: The Labors of Hercules - Labor I The Sign of the Mind Aries governs the head. It is consequentlyHercules, 34:and right orientation have their beginning, and Hercules, the newly-thinking disciple, begins hisHercules, 35:of this sign is Mars, the god of war, and so Hercules, acting under the right direction of thoughtHercules, 36:and Mahomet, the warrior. The problem of Hercules, as he enters upon his labors, is to demonstrateHercules, 36:of existence, and the enthroned queen, spoke to Hercules of the magnitude of his problem, but theHercules, 36:of wisdom and the sword of the spirit. Thus Hercules saw himself reflected in the heavens, and asHercules, 36:the overcoming of illusion loomed large before Hercules and indicated from the very outset of theHercules, 37:twelve labors, hope was all the guarantee that Hercules then had that he would achieve. Hope, hisHercules, 37:The meaning of the test is now surely plain. Hercules had to begin in the world of thought to gainHercules, 37:that no more war horses are bred. Any would-be Hercules can easily prove that he possesses theseHercules, 37:origin in the lower aspects of man's nature. Hercules realized the harm that the brood mares wereHercules, 37:symbol of the lower personal self, to hold. But Hercules, the soul, and Abderis, the personalityHercules, 38:actions. Again the soul, in the person of Hercules, had to deal with the problem of wrong thought,Hercules, 38:108. Received three years after A.A.B. gave the Hercules lectures in New York.) "And the Word said:Hercules, 38: The Labors of Hercules - Labor II LABOR II The Capture of the Cretan Bull (Taurus, April 21st -Hercules, 38:conscious of need and worn with deep distress, Hercules slowly passed between the pillars of theHercules, 38:to the sunlit isle (though how we are not told) Hercules entered on his task to seek and find theHercules, 40:said Arges, "he is riding through the waves." Hercules nearer drew, urging the sacred bull upon theHercules, 40:and grasped the bull, taking it thus away from Hercules. "What hast thou here?" said Brontes,Hercules, 40:"What hast thou here?" said Brontes, arresting Hercules upon the Way. "The sacred bull, Oh, HolyHercules, 41:the Holy Place. "You came with empty hands, oh, Hercules," the Teacher said. "I have these emptyHercules, 41:shine. The bull is in the Holy Place." And Hercules reposed upon the grass and rested from hisHercules, 41:from his labor. Later the Teacher turned to Hercules and said: "Labor the second is performed, andHercules, 41: The Labors of Hercules - Labor II The Meaning of the Labor In spite of all initial partialHercules, 41:Labor In spite of all initial partial failure, Hercules has made his start. In line with theHercules, 42:the accounts given of the various tests to which Hercules was subjected are exceedingly sketchy andHercules, 43: The Labors of Hercules - Labor II The Story of the Labor Minos, King of Crete, possessed a sacredHercules, 43:kept on the island of Crete. Eurystheus sent for Hercules and told him that it was necessary toHercules, 43:to how this was to be accomplished, and all that Hercules knew was that the bull was sacred, thatHercules, 43:destiny was to be offered in sacrifice to Minos. Hercules, therefore, travelled to Crete andHercules, 43:and Arges, meaning whirling activity. When Hercules arrived with the bull at the gates of the city,Hercules, 46: The Labors of Hercules - Labor II The Theme of Sex From this extract and many others which couldHercules, Note t:[Note the "seven Sisters" singing about Hercules, in the statement of the Myth] the Lost PleiadHercules, 47:[47] field of a stupendous effort on the part of Hercules; for in one he wrestles with the problemHercules, 47:might be called "the spiritual prototype" of Hercules; Perseus, the Coming Prince, who slew theHercules, 47:means "light", is found in Taurus; in Scorpio, Hercules himself, triumphant and victorious,Hercules, 48: The Labors of Hercules - Labor II The Disciple and Sex An aspirant to discipleship has in sex aHercules, 50:truths constitute its kingdom. The bull, to Hercules, typified animal desire, and the many aspectsHercules, 50:the great illusion. The disciple, like Hercules, is a separated unit, divided from the mainland,Hercules, 51:the time comes when the aspirant can do what Hercules succeeded in doing: ride the bull. To ride anHercules, 51: The Labors of Hercules - Labor II There are potencies and faculties hidden in the human beingHercules, 53:sex. He will succeed in following the example of Hercules and will ride the bull of desire over toHercules, 53:the Bull's eye in the constellation Taurus. For Hercules himself was not only the disciple, but heHercules, 53:and Arges will guard the sacred bull, and Hercules, the disciple, will no longer have anyHercules, 53:possession of the sacred bull, the problem of Hercules is solved. The two Keywords of Taurus areHercules, 54: The Labors of Hercules - Labor III - Part 1 LABOR III Gathering the Golden Apples of theHercules, 54:"Send out the word to guard the sacred tree. Let Hercules unfold the power to search withoutHercules, 54:to be likewise the sons of God desired them. Hercules, too, knew of these fruits, and when the wordHercules, 55:success nor failure held for him a claim, Hercules went forth upon the Way, sure of himself, hisHercules, 55:form and with differing words of truth, but Hercules responded not, nor knew him for the messengerHercules, 55:deep wisdom of a son of God, Nereus failed, for Hercules was blind. He did not recognize the helpHercules, 55:the Teacher, and failure marks this stage. Let Hercules proceed." Finding no sacred tree upon theHercules, 55:Finding no sacred tree upon the northern way, Hercules turned towards the south and in the place ofHercules, 56:at every point. [56] "He guards the tree," said Hercules, "this I was told, so near him must be theHercules, 56:he conquered not. "Where lies my fault?" said Hercules. "Why can Antaeus conquer me? E'en when anHercules, 56:replied: "Let him proceed." Happy and confident, Hercules went on, sure of himself and with newHercules, 56:to my words; stay with me and be saved." And Hercules obeyed, and daily weakened on [57] the earlyHercules, 57: The Labors of Hercules - Labor III - Part 1 Chastened, yet full of questioning relief, HerculesHercules, 57:1 Chastened, yet full of questioning relief, Hercules continued with his search and wandered far.Hercules, 57:the need for haste. Again a cry broke forth and Hercules, with rapid steps, sped to [58] hisHercules, 58:closed with agony; he asked no help; he saw not Hercules but stood bowed down with pain, with theHercules, 58:bowed down with pain, with the weight of worlds. Hercules. trembling, watched and gauged theHercules, 58:the golden apples, offering them, with love, to Hercules. The search was o'er. The sisters threeHercules, 58:back these apples for those who follow on," said Hercules, and returned from whence he came. BeforeHercules, 60: The Labors of Hercules - Labor III - Part 1 The Nature of the Test We come now to the third labor,Hercules, 60:to the attainment of the goal. In this labor, Hercules is faced with the tremendous task ofHercules, 61:[61] The Symbols Eurystheus, having watched Hercules achieve mental control and then ride the bullHercules, 61:being, the symbol of separateness, isolation. Hercules had to hunt for the golden apples in anotherHercules, 61:of the many, nourished by the one tree of Life. Hercules was told only three facts: that there wasHercules, 62:many forms, and refused ever [62] to give to Hercules a direct answer. Finally, he hinted as to theHercules, Known:for the golden apples on the physical plane, Hercules had to conquer, as do all disciples, glamorHercules, Known:and lower psychism in one form or another. As Hercules wrestled with the serpent, he found he couldHercules, Known:was in contact with the earth. just as soon as Hercules lifted the serpent (Antaeus) high into theHercules, Known:vanquished the serpent that stood in his way, Hercules passed on in his search. His next encounterHercules, Known:said. He made great claims for himself, leading Hercules to believe that he could show him the way,Hercules, Known:light, and that he was the custodian of truth. Hercules was completely deceived. Little by littleHercules, 63:his teacher and guide. Finally, when Busiris had Hercules entirely under his control, he bound himHercules, 63:forced him to forget Nereus. The myth tells that Hercules eventually freed himself and resumed hisHercules, 63:liver. The sight of such suffering was more than Hercules could bear and he turned aside from hisHercules, 63:and to that which constituted the real test. Hercules finds Atlas bearing the load of the world onHercules, 63:under the weight of the task he had undertaken. Hercules is so overcome by the stupendousHercules, 63:beautiful maidens, and brings the apples to Hercules, who now also stands free, in spite of all theHercules, 63:of time it has taken him to arrive at wisdom, Hercules does obtain the golden apples. Note that theHercules, 64: The Labors of Hercules - Labor III - Part 2 LABOR III Gathering the Golden Apples of theHercules, 64:the microcosm. They were also called Apollo and Hercules: Apollo, meaning the Ruler, the Sun God;Hercules, 64:Apollo, meaning the Ruler, the Sun God; and Hercules, "the one who comes to labor". They represent,Hercules, 65:signify "united", and this is the status of Hercules, the aspirant. He is soul and body unified.Hercules, 65:created the devious and prolonged search that Hercules undertook, for he was at length attentive toHercules, 65:race was the third race; and this labor that Hercules symbolically, undertook, is the third labor.Hercules, 66:until the time comes when he knows himself to be Hercules and starts to concentrate upon the searchHercules, 66:but they cannot interpret it". In this labor, Hercules receives an outstanding revelation and inHercules, 67:It is worth noticing also in this connection how Hercules comes under the influence of twoHercules, 68: The Labors of Hercules - Labor III - Part 2 The Three Symbolic Constellations The threeHercules, 68:interrelation and in their with Hercules, the aspirant, the whole story of the human
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