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The Emerald Tablets ~ Tablet #10.The Key of Time.




List ye, O Man. Take of my wisdom.

Learn of his deep hidden mysteries of space.

Learn of the THOUGHT that grew in the abyss,

bringing Order and Harmony in space.


Know ye, O man, that all exists has being only because of the LAW.

Know ye the LAW and ye shall be free,

never be bound by the fetters of night.


Far, through strange spaces, have I journeyed into the depth of the abyss of time,

until in the end all was revealed.

Know ye that mystery is only mystery when it is knowledge unknown to man.

When ye have plumbed the heart of all mystery,

knowledge and wisdom will surely be thine.


Seek ye and learn that TIME is the secret

whereby ye may be free of this space.


Long have I, WISDOM, sought wisdom;

aye, and shall seek of eternity's end for know that ever before me receding

shall move the goal I seek to attain.

Even the LORDS of the CYCLES know that not yet have THEY reached the goal,

For with all of their wisdom,

they know that TRUTH ever grows.


Once, in a past time, I spoke to the Dweller.

Asked of the mystery of time and space.

Asked him the question that surged in my being,

saying: O Master, what is time?


Then to me spoke HE, the Master:

Know ye, O Thoth, in the beginning there was VOID and nothingness,

a timeless, spaceless, nothingness.

And into the nothingness came a thought,

purposeful, all-pervading,

and It filled the VOID.

There existed no matter, only force,

a movement, a vortex, or vibration of the purposeful thought that filled the VOID.


And I questioned the Master, saying:

Was this thought eternal?

And answered me the DWELLER, Saying:

In the beginning, there was eternal thought,

and for thought to be eternal, time must exist.

So into the all-pervading thought grew the LAW of TIME.

Aye time which exists through all space,

floating in a smooth, rhythmic movement that is eternally in a state of fixation.


Time changes not,

but all things change in time.

For time is the force that holds events separate,

each in its own proper place.

Time is not in motion,

but ye move through time as your consciousness moves from one event to another.


Aye, by time yet exist, all in all,

an eternal ONE existence.

Know ye that even though in the time ye are separate,

yet still are ONE, in all times existent.


Ceased then the voice of the DWELLER,

and departed I to ponder on time.

For knew I that in these words lay wisdom and a way to explore the mysteries of time.


Oft did I ponder the words of the DWELLER.

Then sought I to solve the mystery of time.

Found I that time moves through strange angles.

Yet only by curves could I hope to attain the key that would give me access to the time-space.

Found I that only by moving upward and yet again by moving to right-ward could I be free from the time of the movement.


Forth I came from out of my body,

moved in the movements that changed me in time.

Strange were the sights I saw in my journeys,

many the mysteries that opened to view.

Aye, saw I man's beginning,

learned from the past that nothing is new.


Seek ye, O man, to learn the pathway that leads through the spaces that are formed forth in time.


Forget not, O man, with all of thy seeking that Light is the goal ye shall seek to attain.

Search ye for the Light on thy pathway and ever for thee the goal shall endure.


Let not thine heart turn ever to darkness.

light let shine Soul be, a Sun on the way.

Know ye that eternal brightness,

ya shall ever find thy Soul hid in Light,

never fettered by bondage or darkness,

ever it shines forth a Sun of the Light.


Aye, know, though hidden in darkness,

your Soul, a spark of the true flame, exists.

Be ye One with the greatest of all Lights.

Find at the SOURCE, the END of thy goal.


Light is life, for without the great Light nothing can ever exist.

Know ye, that in all formed matter,

the heart of Light always exists.

Aye, even though bound in the darkness,

inherent Light always exists.


Once I stood in the HALLS OF AMENTI and heard the voice of the LORDS of AMENTI,

saying in tones that rang through the silence,

words of power, mighty and potent.

Chanted they the song of the cycles,

the words that open the path to beyond.

Aye, I saw the great path opened and looked for the instant into the beyond.

Saw I the movements of the cycles,

vast as the thought of the SOURCE could convey.