The study of geometry, which descends to us from Pythagoras, is a meditation on the harmony of the cosmic order, and it is a meditation upon music. If you meditate upon geometry instead of just learning it in a linear way, you can actually hear the music of the spheres, because the geometric forms will key the eye and the ear to the inner sound. Every line that you draw,…you have the carryover from the spiritual octaves to the physical …. So geometry, and mathematics and calculus, make the transition from the concrete to the non-concrete. It is one of the highest studies that anyone can pursue. In fact, whenever I study these fields I am so impressed by the scientific information that comes tumbling down from the higher octaves. And at one point as I was meditating on these areas, there was so much information coming, that I determined to direct my attention away from it because I realised the world was not ready for that teaching; there was far too much power in the understanding of the universe. And there it is, very plainly and very simply there, for anyone who can make the attunement.
“So Pythagoras knew what he was doing when he gave that subject of geometry to the world. He knew that ultimately the lovers of truth and the true devotees would pass through it into the higher exaltation of the soul. His esoteric teachings did not live on, but his geometry was like the parables of Christ. Hidden in it are the sacred mysteries.” – Excerpt from a lecture by Elizabeth Clare Prophet during the conference The Education of the Heart.
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