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Nous


This is a term derived by the ancient Greek philosophers, meaning reason. Also, it means the ability to know the eternal aspects of things, most particularly the essence of the divine godhead that, finally, is the true divine and eternal. This latter concept played a primary role in the evolution of the Western occult and mysticism exploration. A.G.H.



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