Capricorn 3

The Monad or Inner Being and its Trinity

The Being, the INTIMUS, the Monad [Chesed], has two Souls: the first is the SPIRITUAL SOUL [Geburah], the second is the Human Soul [Tiphereth].

The first is Dante’s Beatrice, Beautiful Helen, the Shulamite of the wise Solomon, the ineffable adorable wife, the Buddhi of Theosophy [Geburah].

The second is the HUMAN SOUL, the CAUSAL principle, the Noble Husband, the SUPERIOR MANAS of Theosophy [Tiphereth].

Even when it may seem rare and strange, while the HUMAN SOUL works, the SPIRITUAL SOUL plays.

Adam and Eve integrate within the Monad and its Kabbalistic Value is 10, which reminds us of the IO, that is to say, of the vowels Iiiiiii, Ooooooo: The very sacred union of the Eternal Masculine with the Eternal Feminine, the integration of the opposites within the Essential and Divine Monad.

The Divine Triad, Atman-Buddhi-Manas, the Being, we have said and we repeat: is not born, neither does it die, nor reincarnate in the run-of-the-mill intellectual animals.

We can and should affirm beyond all doubt, that only a FRACTION of the Human Soul lives inside the Lunar Bodies; the latter is the Essence, the psychic material in order to elaborate a Soul, to develop the Human Soul [Manas] and thereby the Spiritual Soul [Buddhi].

The Monad, the Being, creates, fabricates, and develops its Two Souls and the latter should serve and obey him.

We should distinguish between MONADS and SOULS.

A MONAD, that is to say, a SPIRIT IS; a SOUL one has. [In other words: a SPIRIT is something that already IS, where as a Soul is something one has or should obtain.]

Distinguish between the MONAD of a World and the Soul of a World; between the Monad of a person and the Soul of a person; between the MONAD of an ant and the SOUL of an ant.

-Paraphrase from Ch. 11 ‘Capricorn’ of Esoteric Treatise of Hermetic Astrology


Atoms, Cells, Bodies and the Work of the Monads

The Human Organism, in final synthesis, is constituted by billions and trillions of infinitesimal MONADS.

There are several types and orders of primary elements of all existence, of every organism, in the manner of GERMS or SEEDS of all the phenomena of nature. We can call the latter MONADS (employing the term of Leibnitz, in the absence of a more descriptive term), in order to indicate the simplicity of the most simple existence.

An ATOM, as a vehicle of action, corresponds to each of these GERMS or MONADS.

The MONADS attract each other, combine, transform themselves, giving form to every organism, world, micro-organism, etc.

Hierarchies exist among the MONADS; the Inferior Monads must obey the Superior ones that is the Law. Inferior MONADS belong to the Superior ones.

All the trillions of MONADS that animate the human organism have to obey the owner, the chief, the Principal Monad.

The regulating MONAD, the Primordial MONAD permits the activity of all of its subordinates inside the human organism, until the time indicated by the Law of Karma.

When the billions or trillions of Monads or vital germs abandon the physical body, death is then inevitable.

The Monads in themselves are indestructible; they abandon their old connections in order to briefly carry out other new ones.

The RETURN to THIS WORLD, the Reentry, Reembodiment would be impossible without the work of the MONADS.

They reconstruct new CELLS with their perceptions and sensations, they reconstruct new organisms.

When the primordial MONAD is totally developed, it can afford to utilize its trillions of MONADS to create a world, a Sun, a comet and thus become a Regulating MONAD of any Star, but that is already something of Gods.

The MONADS or Vital Germs are not exclusive of the physical organism; within the atoms of the Internal Bodies there are found imprisoned many orders and categories of Living Monads.

The existence of any physical or suprasensible, Angelic or Diabolical, Solar or Lunar body, has billions and trillions of MONADS as the foundation.

The Lunar Ego in ITSELF is a composite of ATOMS of the secret enemy.

Unfortunately, the MONADS or vital Germs are prisoners within such ATOMS.

Now we will comprehend why occult science says, “The Demon is the inverse of God.”

To each atom corresponds a VITAL GERM or Sead, a MONAD.

All the infinite modifications, all the innumerable transformations, are the result of the varied combinations of the MONADS.

-Paraphrase from Ch. 11 ‘Capricorn’ of Esoteric Treatise of Hermetic Astrology


What Happens when the Physical Body Dies?

Nature deposits in the Three Brains of the human being a certain capital of Vital Values; when the latter are exhausted, death is inevitable.

The Three Brains are:
      1.—The Intellectual Center;
      2.—The Emotional Center;
      3.—The Motor Center.

After the death of the physical body, the Ego (garbed with its Lunar Bodies) continues in the molecular world.

Three things go to the cemetery, to the sepulcher:
      1.—The Physical Body;
      2.—The Vital Body;
      3.—The Personality.

The vital body floats near the sepulcher and disintegrates as the physical body disintegrates, as its MONADS become liberated.

The Personality is inside the sepulcher, but it comes out when someone takes flowers, when a mourner visits it, it ambulates in the cemetery and returns to the sepulcher.

The Personality has a beginning and an end; it slowly disintegrates in the cemetery.

Proserpine, the Queen of the Infernos, is also Hekate, the Blessed Goddess Mother Death under whose direction work the Angels of Death.

Mother Space converted into Mother Death dearly loves her children and that is why she takes them away.

The Angels of death, when they are working, wear their funeral attire; they assume a spectral figure, they clutch the scythe and with it cut the silver cord that connects the Internal Bodies to the Physical Body.

The Angels of Death cut the cord of life and take the Ego out of the physical body.

The Angels of Death are very wise and they develop and unfold under the RAY OF SATURN.

The Angels of Death not only know what is related with the death of the physical body; these Ministers of Death are, moreover, profoundly wise in everything related with the Death of the Pluralized “I”.

After the death of the body, the disembodied one falls into a fainting fit which lasts three and a half days.

The Tibetan Book of the Dead says,

“You have been in a faint during the last three and a half days. As soon as you recover from this faint, you will have the thought, what has happened?, for in that moment, the entire Samsara (phenomenal universe) will be in revolution.”

The Kabalistic value of the Ego is fifty-six; this is the number of Typhon, the mind without spirituality.

The EGO carries away its worldliness beyond the sepulcher of the physical body and the retrospective vision of the life that just passed away is very terrible.

After the Great Faint of three and a half days, the deceased have to slowly relive (in a retrospective manner) the entire life that just passed.

The concept of TIME is something very important in the work of the retrospective vision of the life that just passed or retrospective vision of Samsara.

In the infernal worlds, all time scales are mineral, frightfully slow and oscillate between 80,000, 8,000, 800 and 80 years.

In this Cellular Region in which we live, gestation lasts ten lunar months; infancy, one hundred lunar months; life, more or less one thousand lunar months.

In the Molecular World, events can be measured with the time scale that goes from one month to forty minutes.

In the Electronic World, the time scale oscillates between forty minutes and two and a half seconds.

The Retrospective Vision of Samsara (the life that just passed), in the instant of death and during the subsequent three and a half days, is of an electronic type and that is why each event can be measured with the electronic time measurement.

The Retrospective Vision of Samsara in the Molecular World is slower and that is why each event is measured with the Molecular Time Measurement.

-Paraphrase from Ch. 11 ‘Capricorn’ of Esoteric Treatise of Hermetic Astrology


The Essence, its Monad and a Vacation in the Superior Worlds

The Intimus, the MONAD, the Being with its Two Souls, before we were born in this valley of tears, dwells in the Milky Way and even during the life of the physical body, here below, it continues living in the stars.

The fundamental thing for the Essence, after death, is to attain the Relative Buddhic State and the Intermediate liberation; this is only possible for the Embryo of Soul that we have within, by climbing, ascending to the Electronic World.

It is urgent to know that our Divine Immortal Triad, our Being, our Buddha, lives in the Electronic World.

To unite with the immortal Triad after death, to be one with it, in fact means to have become a Relative Buddha, to have achieved Intermediate Liberation and to enjoy a beautiful vacation before returning to a new human organism.

If the Clear Primordial Light has been properly recognized by the deceased at the supreme moment of death, then this is a clear sign that one has achieved Intermediate Liberation.

If the deceased only perceives the Secondary CLEAR LIGHT at the supreme moment of death, then it is a sign that one will have to struggle much in order to reach the Relative Buddhic State.

The difficult thing for the ESSENCE is to become unbottled, to escape from its prison, to come out of the Lunar Bodies, to abandon the PLURALIZED “I”.

Each person’s KARMA is definitive in this matter.

When the deceased has relived the entire life that has just passed in a retrospective manner, they then have to appear before the Tribunals of KARMA in order to be judged.

The legend of Zoroaster says, “Everyone whose good deeds exceeds his sin by three grams, goes to heaven; everyone whose sin is greater, goes to hell; while he, in whom they are equal, remains in the Hamistikan until the future body or resurrection.”

Nowadays, in these times of perversity and crude atheistic materialism, a portion of the disembodied join the submerged Mineral Kingdom, the Infernal Worlds, after the Judgment.

Also, many are the millions who enter a new womb in an immediate manner, without having had a good vacation in the Superior Worlds.

Certainly, the selection process exists in all of nature and few are those who achieve Intermediate Liberation and the Relative Buddhic State.

The Disembodied join Eternity under the influences of the Moon and exit Eternity through the doors of the Moon.

We have already seen in the lesson of Cancer that the entire life of all persons is processed under the influences of the Moon, Mercury, Venus, the Sun, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn, with life closing itself with a Lunar finale.

Really, the Moon takes us and the Moon brings us and the seven types of planetary vibrations in their indicated classical order, and also repeat themselves after death for “As it is above, so is it below.”

The Essences, who after having been judged, have the right to intermediate Liberation and the Relative Budathic State, need a certain type of very special ecstasy and constant right effort in order to become unbottled, to escape from the Lunar Bodies and the Ego.

Fortunately, different groups of Masters assist the disembodied and help them in this work with the Rays of Grace.

In the same manner that Republics, Kingdoms, Presidents, Kings, Governors, etc., exist in this cellular world in which we live, likewise in the molecular world, there are many Paradises, Regions and Kingdoms where the ESSENCES enjoy indescribable states of happiness.

The disembodied ones can enter Kingdoms of paradisaical happiness such as: that of dense concentration; the Kingdom of Long Hair (Vafrapani); or the Unlimited Vihara of the Lotus Radiation (Padma Sambhava).

The disembodied ones who march towards Intermediate liberation should help themselves, by concentrating the mind on any of the Kingdoms of the Molecular World.

-Paraphrase from Ch. 11 ‘Capricorn’ of Esoteric Treatise of Hermetic Astrology


What Happens between Lifetimes and How a New Organism is Chosen

It is really very painful to wander from life to life, to roam through the horrible sewer of Samsara without enjoying the Buddhic State and the Intermediate Liberation.

There are Kingdoms of inconceivable happiness that the disembodied one should make the effort to enter; let us remember the Blissful Kingdom of the West governed by Amitabha Buddha.

Let us remember Maitreya’s Kingdom, the heavens of Tushita, that Kingdom of supreme bliss, which the disembodied ones who are headed towards the Electronic World can also enter.

The disembodied ones should pray a lot to the Great Compassionate One and their Divine Triad, firm in their purposes, without allowing themselves to be deviated by anything, if they truly do not want to fall into a new womb without having enjoyed the Intermediate Buddhic State in the World of Free Electrons.

Happiness in the Electronic Regions, the Intermediate Liberation after having passed through the molecular paradises, is something that is impossible to describe with human words.

The Buddhas travel through the Inalterable Infinite among the indescribable symphonies of the worlds, which throb within the bosom of Mother-Space.

However, every reward, every capital, becomes exhausted.

When the Dharma of happiness is exhausted, the Return to a new womb is then inevitable.

The Essence loses the ecstasy, attracted by the Lunar Ego and, already bottled up once again inside the Lunar Bodies, returns to a new womb.

The instant in which the Essence loses the ecstasy is that in which it once again separates from its Inner-Buddha to remain bottled up in the Lunar Bodies and the Pluralized “I”.

The Return to a new womb is carried out in accordance with the Law of Karma.

The Ego continues in the descendants of its past or past lives.

The MONADS of its past physical body have the power of reuniting atoms, molecules and of reconstructing cells and organs; in this manner we return to this cellular world garbed with a new physical body.

The poor intellectual animal begins their life in this world as a simple germinal cell, subject to the swift time of the cells and ends after about eighty years or more, loaded with memories and experiences of every kind.

-Paraphrase from Ch. 11 ‘Capricorn’ of Esoteric Treatise of Hermetic Astrology


The Ego and Return

It is urgent to know that a certain Selection also occurs in the process of Reentry or Return.

The “I” is a SUM of small “I’s” and not all of those “I’s” Return to a new human organism.

The “I” is a sum of different, diverse entities, without an order of any type and not all of those entities return to a new human organism; many of those entities reembody in bodies of horses, dogs, cats, pigs, etc.

On a certain occasion when Master Pythagoras was walking with a friend of his, the latter hit a dog. The Master scolded him, saying, “Do not hit him, for in his painful bark I have recognized the voice of an old friend who died.”

It is clear that upon arriving at this part of our present chapter, the fanatics of the dogma of Evolution will launch against us all their defamatory dribble and will protest saying, “The Ego cannot retrogress, everything evolves, everything should reach perfection, etc.”

Those fanatics ignore that the Ego is a sum of small animal “I” and that like attracts like.

Those fanatics ignore that the Ego does not have anything that is divine; it is a sum of animal entities that the Law of Evolution will never be able to take to perfection.

The animal entities have the full right to enter animal wombs of dogs, horses, pigs, etc., and that cannot be prohibited by the fanatics of the dogma of evolution, even if they yell, curse, and fume.

This is the Doctrine of the Metamorphosis or Metempsychosis of Pythagoras and is founded on the same Laws of Nature.

In ‘the Golden Ass’ of Apuleius we find this Doctrine of Pythagoras totally documented.

Apuleius says that in the Thessaly of witchcraft, the rocks were nothing but petrified men; the birds, men with wings; the trees, men with foliage; the fountains, human bodies that bled clear lymph.

This is an admirable symbolic way to represent the doubtless fact for every occultist, that the different entities that constitute the Pluralized I, can become reembodied in the organisms of beasts or enter the Mineral Kingdom, Vegetable Kingdom, etc.

With just reason Christian Mystics speak with love about the sister plant, the brother wolf, the sister rock.

RUDOLF STEINER, the German Initiate, says that only man existed in the Polar Era and that animals existed later; they were inside man, they were eliminated by MAN.

Those ANIMALS were the different parts or Entities of the Pluralized “I” of the Original Men.

Those Entities were eliminated from their internal nature and due to the Protoplasmic state of the Earth of that epoch, marched towards the present physical crystallization.

Those Polar and Hyperborean Men had the need to eliminate those animal entities, that Pluralized “I”, in order to become True Men, Solar Human Beings.

Some subjects are so Animal-like, that if all they have that is Animal-like were to be removed from them, then nothing would remain.

-Paraphrase from Ch. 11 ‘Capricorn’ of Esoteric Treatise of Hermetic Astrology


Capricorn, Saturn and their Esoteric Attributes

Saturn is the planet of Death and is exalted in Capricorn.

This sign is symbolized by a small goat as if to remind us of the GOATSKIN, of the intellectual animals with skin of a MALE GOAT, of the need to eliminate what we have that is animal-like in us, the animal entities that we carry within.

The STONE of Capricorn is the BLACK ONYX and every black stone in general; the metal is LEAD and its day is SATURDAY.

On SATURDAY, the WITCHES of the Middle Ages celebrated their horrible witch’s Sabbath, but Saturday is the seventh day which is so sacred for the Jews.

Saturn is LIFE and DEATH. The path of life is formed by the tracks of the hooves of the horse of death.

The magnetic currents that ascend from the earth after passing through the sieves of the feet, continue along the calves and when they arrive at the knees, they become charged with the LEAD of SATURN, thus acquiring solidity, form, strength.

We are NOT talking about LEAD in its gross state, we are talking about LEAD in a subtle, COLLOIDAL state.

The knees possess a marvelous substance which permits them the free movement of such a simple and marvelous osseous machinery.

That substance is the famous Synovial Fluid or “SYNOVIA”, which comes from the root SIN meaning ‘WITH’, and Ovia, meaning ‘Egg’. Altogether, a substance with egg.

The EGG is very much utilized in JINN SCIENCE and we have already talked about this in the second Edition of the “Esoteric Treatise of Theurgy”.


During the sign of CAPRICORN, imagine a coffin on the ground.

Walk over that imaginary coffin, but imagining it in the middle of the legs; when you walk, you will bend the knees, as if to jump over the obstacle, as if to pass the legs over the coffin, but causing the knees to spin from right to left, with the mind concentrated on them, having the firm intention for them to become charged with the lead of SATURN.

MASTER MASONS will be able to understand this exercise of SATURN very well, because they are the same steps of the MASTER MASON when entering the LODGE.

The natives of CAPRICORN have a disposition for pedagogia (teaching); they suffer a lot; they have a GREAT SENSE OF DUTY; they are practical by nature and always go through great suffering in their life, someone betrays them…

The women of CAPRICORN are magnificent wives, faithful until death, industrious, hard workers, patient to the maximum, but in spite of all of those virtues: the husband often betrays them, abandons them and even against their own will; unfortunately, that is their karma.

Some women of CAPRICORN get involved with other men, but this is only after already being abandoned by the husband and after having suffered frightfully.

The men and women of Capricorn are quite egotistical, although not all of them; we are referring to the inferior type of Capricorn. Due to this, to that egotism, they make many commitments and also garner enemies for themselves.

The natives of Capricorn become very attached to things, to money and some even become very avaricious. Capricorn is an earth sign, fixed, stable. However, the natives of Capricorn carry out many journeys, even if they are short.

The emotional pain of Capricorns is terrible, they suffer too much; fortunately, their practical sense of life saves them and very soon they overcome the worst bitterness of life.

-Paraphrase from Ch. 11 ‘Capricorn’ of Esoteric Treatise of Hermetic Astrology



Samael Aun Weor’s Practices to Work with the Energy of Capricorn

During the sign of CAPRICORN, imagine a coffin on the ground.

Walk over that imaginary coffin, but imagining it in the middle of the legs; when you walk, you will bend the knees, as if to jump over the obstacle, as if to pass the legs over the coffin, but causing the knees to spin from right to left, with the mind concentrated on them, having the firm intention for them to become charged with the lead of SATURN.

MASTER MASONS will be able to understand this exercise of SATURN very well, because they are the same steps of the MASTER MASON when entering the LODGE.



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