The Perfect Matrimony: Why Sex and Religion are Inseparable

The Perfect Matrimony: Why Sex and Religion are Inseparable

by Samael Aun Weor

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Overview

The first of seventy books written by the founder of the modern Gnostic Movement, The Perfect Matrimony contains a complete introduction to the profound and beautiful mystical knowledge from which all the world's great religions have blossomed. First published in 1950, this book contains the first public revelation of the esoteric teachings of Alchemy, Tantra, Kabbalah, and the mysteries of the Mayans, Aztecs, Egyptians, Tibetans, Eleusians, Essenes, and hundreds more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781934206683
Publisher: Glorian Publishing
Publication date: 05/01/2012
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 456,701
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

The name Samael Aun Weor is Hebrew and is pronounced sam-ayel on vay-ohr. Samael Aun Weor wrote over sixty books, gave thousands of lectures, and formed the worldwide Gnostic Movement, whose members number in the millions. And yet, in spite of his wisdom and generosity towards mankind, he said: "Do not follow me. I am just a signpost. Reach your own Self-realization." His lifelong mission was to deliver to humanity the total and exact science to develop the complete human being, that mysterious and ancient wisdom long hidden in the bosom of every great religion.

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If we make a comparative study of religions, we shall then discover phallicism at the foundation of all schools, religions and esoteric sects. Let us remember Peristera, the Nymph of Venus' entourage, who was transformed into a dove by love. Let us remember the virtuous Venus. Let us remember the processions of the God Priapus from the august ancient Rome of the Caesars when the priestesses of the Temple, filled with ecstasy, majestically carried an enormous phallus made out of sacred wood. Hence, Freud (the founder of psychoanalysis) correctly stated that religions have a sexual origin.

The Mysteries of Fire are contained within the Perfect Matrimony. All the cults to the Fire are totally sexual. The vestals were true priestesses of love. With them, the celibate priests reached adepthood. It is unfortunate that the modern vestals (nuns) do not know the key of Sexual Magic. It is unfortunate that the priests of this day and age have forgotten the secret key of sex. We feel profound pain when we see so many yogis ignoring the supreme key of yoga, which is Sexual Magic, the supreme synthesis of all systems of yoga.

People are filled with horror when they hear about Sexual Magic; however, they are not filled with horror when they give in to all kinds of sexual perversion and carnal passion.

In this book, dear reader, you have the synthesis of all religions, schools and sects.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Love 11

Chapter 2 The Son of Man 15

Chapter 3 The Great Battle 21

Chapter 4 The Abyss 35

The Sphere of Lilith 35

The Psychology of the Sphere of Lilith 37

The Sphere of Nahemah 38

The Psychology of the Sphere of Nahemah 39

The Mystique of Nahemah 39

Chapter 5 Normal Sexuality 41

Chapter 6 Suprasexuality 47

Chapter 7 The Seven Churches 53

Chapter 8 Happiness, Music, Dance, and the Kiss 75

Chapter 9 GAIO 81

Chapter 10 Direct Knowledge 91

Practice 93

Chapter 11 Grow and Multiply 95

The Education of Children 95

Sin 95

Education 96

Profession 96

Concerning Daughters 96

Chapter 12 Two Rituals 99

The Last Supper 99

Sexual Forces and Ritual 101

The Gnostic Church 103

Sacraments 105

The Christ 106

Resurrection 106

Unction 107

Sacred Vestments 107

The Officiating Altar 107

Epiphany 108

The Praetor 108

The Key in Order to Perform Conscious Astral Projection 109

Key in Order to Carry the Physical Body into the Jinn State 109

General Aspects of the Gnostic Ritual 110

The Four Seasons 110

The Pater Noster 110

Chapter 13 The Two Marys 113

Chapter 14 The Work with the Demon 117

Origin of the "I" 117

The Death of Satan 117

The Intimate Star 117

God Does Not Evolve 118

Evolution and Devolution 118

Total Revolution 118

Pain 118

Time 119

The Seven Fundamental Centers of Man 119

Technique for the Dissolution of the T 120

Intellectual Center 121

Movement 121

Emotional Center 122

Instinct 122

Sex 122

The Absolute Death of Satan 123

Adultery 123

The Root of Pain 124

Chapter 15 Celibacy 125

Laws of the Bodies 126

Chapter 16 The Awakening of Consciousness 129

Fascination 129

Sleep 129

Remembering Oneself 130

Complementary Practice 132

Patience and Tenacity 133

The Four States of Consciousness 133

Impatience 136

Chapter 17 Dreams and Visions 137

Chapter 18 Consciousness, Subconsciousness, Supraconscious ness, Clairvoyant Consciousness 141

Supraconsciousness 141

Memory 141

Special Nourishment to Develop the Power of the Memory 142

Internal Experiences 142

Clairvoyance and Pseudo-clairvoyance 142

Objective Clairvoyance 143

Clarification 144

Reality 145

Consciousness, Subconsciousness, and Supraconsciousness 146

The Six Fundamental Dimensions 146

Chapter 19 Initiation 147

The Guardian of the Threshold 147

The Second Guardian 148

The Third Guardian 149

The Hall of Fire 149

The Ordeals of Fire, Air, Water, and Earth 149

The Ordeal of Fire 149

The Ordeal of Air 150

The Ordeal of Water 150

The Ordeal of Earth 151

The Initiations of Minor Mysteries 151

The Initiations of Major Mysteries 152

The First Initiation of Major Mysteries 152

The Second Initiation of Major Mysteries 154

The Third Initiation of Major Mysteries 154

The Fourth Initiation of Major Mysteries 155

The Fifth Initiation of Major Mysteries 156

The Perfect Matrimony 157

The Food of the Serpent 159

The Laboratory of the Third Logos 161

Chac Mool 162

Serpentine Civilizations 165

The Exoteric and Esoteric Circles 165

The Chakras and the Plexuses 166

Clarifications 167

The Problem of Internal illumination 168

Summary of the Five Great Initiations 169

The Vehicles of Fire 170

Patience and Tenacity 170

Conscious Faith 170

Religions and Schools 171

Charity 171

Psychic Development 171

Chapter 20 Resurrection and Reincarnation 177

Resurrection and Reincarnation 180

Reincarnation of the Personality 180

Life-span 181

Recurrence 182

The Question of Personality 183

The Returns of the Ego 183

Advantages of Resurrection 184

The Loss of the Soul 185

Love and Death 186

Chapter 21 The Ninth Sphere 191

Fear-mongers 193

The Ascent and Descent of the Kundalini 195

The Sexual Spasm 197

Instructions 198

Amplification 199

Chapter 22 Sexual Yoga 201

Endocrinology 204

Secondary Sexual Characteristics 205

Psychology and Endocrinology 206

Infrasexuality 207

Evolution and Devolution 207

Yoga Exercises 209

Chapter 23 The Flying Serpent 211

The Serpent Bird 211

The Caduceus of Mercury 212

The Igneous Wings 213

FARAON 214

The Flying Serpent 215

The Jinn State 215

Serpents that Fly 216

The Doubles 217

The Cardias 219

Practice 221

The Temple of the Serpent Bird 222

Another Type of Fear-monger 223

Chapter 24 Secret Egypt 227

Chapter 25 Fatality 231

Love: the Only Path of Salvation 234

Sufism 234

Infrasex in Yoga 237

Aztec Magic 238

Chapter 26 Totemism 239

The Totem Gods 242

Elementals 242

Chapter 27 Sacred Phallicism 245

Sex and Serpent 247

Infrasexual Schools 250

Initiation and the Serpent 251

Chapter 28 The Cult of Fire 253

The Whirling Dervishes 255

Egyptian Darkness 255

Javhe 257

The Ages of the World 259

The Great Problem 259

The Four Gospels 262

The Mother Kundalini 263

Chapter 29 The Edda 265

Human Salvation 269

Chapter 30 The Five-pointed Star 273

The Word 275

Chapter 31 The Eskimos of the North 279

Chapter 32 The Divine Trinity 291

Special Indication 295

Chapter 33 The Christ 297

Conclusion 309

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