Metaphysical And Philosophical Considerations
Man among men, Angel among angels, one and the other, the other like the one, they have received from God the understanding of the breath of His Mouth. Man among men, Angel among angels, they translate the Word of God which is God 's own being.
This fragment of an exploded Sun became our Earth. Our Earth was entrusted to the Angel so that Humanity should make its dwelling there. Our Earth is the fragment of an exploded Sun.
With universal fraternity as our aim, our heart expands with all liberated souls, with all its pathetic aspirations, with all its immense desire for fraternity, our heart expands to the level of cosmic communions, with universal fraternity as its aim.
Responsibility is born at the heart of man, from the freedom which give Light. Light itself is liberty.
The hostile shadow, the shadow of the Hostile managed to stifle the voice of the heart, of the luminous heart which longed to speak : “I listen in the unexpressed sound of opaque silence to the voice yet unheard and I await a new call.”
In this way the voice of remorse was to be born, and the voice of gratitude.
“I try to revive the flame that can't be seen.”
Let the older members of the angelic Race come to the aid of men, since an angel is assigned to each human being, just as an angel is assigned to each star.
“And the flame found a voice, and the sound was visible: Speech.” A golden spark from the word created the galaxy which constantly stretches away to infinity, a blue serpent scattered with stars.
The Soul of the Real is still the mind which makes liberated material responsible. A new cycle for an atom destined to procreate worlds in its turn through a movement which may be thought anarchic, but which is guided by the lines and numbers of the Supreme Geometrist of the World.
Who knows if the fragment is not responsible as the human and divine awareness?
The imperfect image of the former ages, an image identical to the image reflected in new awarenesses, promised as we are to the Light. This Light binds [us] through the gift of liberty to responsibility.
“The Creator Principle, the source of Infinite, Universal Life, cosmic in its range, had conceived, through a purely intelligible [means], The Principle element = The Spiritual Light.”
At the speed of light known by men, in all the directions of the rays of light from a point, for a thousand centuries, the True has travelled straight paths and never found an obstacle: perfect Emptiness. Nothing can be fuller of all that may be held by the heart of one who love Tao!
The Creator Principle in Endless Rest.
The Invisible has come down to us and we have heart His voice in our hearts.
The Invisible has come down to us and the wise make an effort to explore the depths of His words.
I know that I know nothing and what I hear is Silence. Silence which is the source of all discourse, the Great Rest which is the source of all action.
Knowledge, Speech, Silence, Ignorance, Unique Great Knowing : the Way marked out by Light. Perfect Emptiness, total Ignorance = Universal Knowing.
In the Transience of earth as each day goes by, and time is divided into seconds, minutes, and hours, in the Transience of earth, the Invisible came down to make us feel, see and hear His Eternity which is Emptiness, Rest, and Not-Knowing. From this was born our silent impetus towards the Happiness unknown to our measurable intensities. The Invisible has come down to us and this is His Message.
Emptiness-Rest watched the light which marked a groove in its infinite length and Emptiness-Rest loved the child of Its Thought which in Himself was like Its Thought.
“Et Deus Vidit lucem quod esset bona.”
The light is substance and Substance is One. Substance is spirit when It manifests the Thought which is what It is.
Substance is matter when It accepts Rest in Its various intensities.
Essence is Principle.
I love to recreate in my thought the ecstatic minutes of Emptiness-Rest which abide from eternities.
From the diversity of the doctrines arises directly and purely Oneness of Doctrine, without formulation by the universal Not-Knowing from which all Wisdom arises.
A Virgin who is pure and lovable announces from honeyed lips the decrees of superhuman wisdom.
Ambassadress of Being, she comes and delivers us from the torment of centuries which limit and shatter the recognition of our not-knowing.
From the diversity of the doctrines arises directly and purely the One Pure Doctrine of the Unexpressed.
To stifle the Heart's Voice which they find in their own heart, men pursue other men to kill the voice which is even so their own voice.
This voice which is a mystic impetus and it moves from rarefaction to rarefaction, to ethereality to ethereality, beyond all density to find the Emptiness, the Rest, the Silence which is the voice of Tao.
The mystery of the Invisible reigns in the Visible and no one can see the golden key of the infinite Domain.
The dense massed materiality which totally surrounds the Unthinkable Rest gives no life to all formations of thought.
The emanating Principle, emanating from Itself, its own Essence : First Emanated. Immortal its memory produced Being.
The mystery of the Invisible reigns in the Visible. My closed eyes farsighted as they are through some inner mystical glance, at last discover the heavenly cup that the Invisible, the Indivisible, the Unthinkable and the Impenetrable holds out to dry lips: the “dictame” kept only for initiates.
From Intelligible Life which is limitless, the Element-Principle has appeared clearly : eternal Will, infinitely present.
The luminous freedom which crosses Heaven met Pride … since then freedom has ceaselessly given birth to death.
(Lightning, red and black, of a fate which drums close at hand.)
From Intelligible Life, which is also infinitely good, emerges pardon. A comfort for dazzled eyes, “dictame” for the eyes of all the poor who have been waiting.
Thus from splendour to splendour, limitless and present, the Wise man's thought serenely considers (this thought comes from Tao) the sterile agitation of those who do not know, those who will die.
For a valid return to the Father's house one must first go far, very far towards the horizon which is marked on the crests of waves which commune with the Heaven which curves down to them.
The call for return is made all the more loudly to the isolated soul when the distance is greater between the point where the soul is and the point to which it must return.
It is the precise diameter of the oppositions which brings us closer. For the curve must be travelled according to the ascetic tradition of the points which on the circumference are linked together and receive each one: the sign and countersign of the fraternal union for the return to the Father: in this way the words will be exact and perfect.
The golden Crow return at the end of the day towards the Western dwelling, and on the morrow dawn will become a dove in the East.
The message contained in words which have not been uttered, speech absolutely silent from closed mouths, too soon …
The message which is not formulated in profane sounds still becomes legible in thought, fraternally offered by one who meditating in a suitable ascetic setting listens to the silence becoming audible through this expected message.
Thus the message from lips too soon closed comes and decorates with flowers the exile of the one who is visited by Tao and who raises towards the sun hands which form a chalice.
The message from closed cold lips comes and decorates with flowers the exile of the one meditating just as the ocean wave comes and dies on the beach as it drinks thirstily the yellow sand.
Thought draws on itself, receptive to all human and divine messages which are as yet unformulated, message which the heart will transmit, a new sun, in the rhythm of rediscovered love.
Charity allows every daring flight of metaphysical curiosity, impelled endlessly by a greater desire for Lover ever more vast.
From the daring of cerebral researches and the keenness of the answers given by the heart, are born the “thought-images” with flashing colours.
Charity makes one refuse oneself what one may later give others. Restriction encourages generosity, part of the paradoxical economy of Tao.
Charity again brings a recognition of the necessary measure of oneself, and brings about the wish for the last place as the only comfortable one.
Would that I could preserve beyond the world, beyond the worlds, the point within the triangle and the triangle within the circle. Charity, economy, humility.
A wonderworker will be the one whose charity will be marvellous, and whose mind vision looks well beyond what the eyes of the flesh see.
All is within all, if, within all, there is the charitable point of the one who knows. What does he know?
He knows that curses do harm to the one who utters them. He knows that the circle is always closed on the thought which postulates its consequences. The circle can only be closed at the exact point where it begins, and this is lost in the wholeness of the line which returns to its beginning.
How will I recognise the master? by his clear awareness that he knows nothing. How would he be able to know when the circle is closed? A line which is not closed by itself would not be able to give definition to the circle.
‘Nothing is simpler than Unity : the Unity of point, of triangle, of circle.” That is how the Voice of the Silence speaks, that is what i have said.
Tran Quang Vinh (Phoi Su)
(Translated from French to English by Lucy Davey)