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PYTHAGOREAN QUOTES ARE ESSENTIAL FOR THE SPIRITUAL EVOLUTION (b)

(being continued  from 13/10/15) [1] FRAGMENTS FROM THE DOXOGRAPHERS i. 9; Dox.307 The followers of Thales and Pythagoras and the Stoics held that matter is variable and changeable and transformable and is in state of flux, the whole through the … Continue reading

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PYTHAGORIC LIFE by IAMBLICHUS (X)

( BEING  CONTINUED FROM  23/01/16) page 58 page 59 page 60 (TO BE CONTINUED) TRANSLATED FROM THE GREEK.BY THOMAS TAYLOR.Approach ye genuine philosophic few,The Pythagoric Life belongs to you :But far, far off ye vulgar herd profane ; For Wisdom’s … Continue reading

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PYTHIAS AGOREUSIS ETEKEN PYTHAGORAN (3TEL)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  15/08/2016) The Pythagorean Pentagram First we need to construct the golden section. The geometric construction, the only kind accepted, is illustrated below. Assume the square ABCE has side length a. Bisecting DC at E construct the diagonal … Continue reading

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PYTHAGORIC LIFE by IAMBLICHUS (IX)

( BEING  CONTINUED FROM  31/03/15)   (TO BE CONTINUED) TRANSLATED FROM THE GREEK.BY THOMAS TAYLOR.Approach ye genuine philosophic few,The Pythagoric Life belongs to you :But far, far off ye vulgar herd profane ; For Wisdom’s voice is heard by you … Continue reading

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PYTHAGOREAN QUOTES ARE ESSENTIAL FOR THE SPIRITUAL EVOLUTION (a)

Thought is an Idea in transit, which when once released, never can be lured back, nor the spoken word recalled. I was Euphorbus at the siege of Troy. As reported by Heraclides Ponticus (c. 360 BC), and Diogenes Laërtius (Lives … Continue reading

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PYTHIAS AGOREUSIS ETEKEN PYTHAGORAN (2)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  9/10/2015) The Pentagonal and Hexagonal numbers are shown in the graphs below. Note that the sequences have sums given by and Similarly, polygonal numbers of all orders are dsignated; this process can be extended to three dimensional … Continue reading

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PYTHAGORIC LIFE by IAMBLICHUS (VIII)

( BEING  CONTINUED FROM  14/06/14) Do not draw near to a woman for the  sake of begetting children, if she has gold. Speak not about Pythagoric concerns without light. Perform  libations to the Gods from the handle of the cup, … Continue reading

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