"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with
God, and the Word was
"The same was in the beginning
with God." (John 1:1-2)
is a beginning for all things. Before any beginning, the universe
was in a state of
universe had the potential to be awakened, to create, and to be
(three gunas) were
in the state of balance or unreleased (not yet activated).
<4>The controller of the
three gunas is the
consciousness (God). The
consciousness and three
gunas are a part and parcel of one entity and inseparable.
is called The Word (). It was, and is with God,
and was an inseparable part of God
"and the Word was God," so
"The same was in the beginning with God."
"All things were made by
him; and without him was not any thing made that was made." (John
the desire of the Father,
the operative powers of the
three gunas (Mother)
were released, and with the use of these
creative forces and consciousness, all
things are created. <7>Without
creative forces, nothing could be
"In him was life; and
the life was the
of men." (John 1:4)
life-force in the universe is the
raja guna which
is in the universal consciousness, "In him was life."
<9>Also this is the
force in each individual consciousness which is the spiritual power
in man, and when it is under the influence of the
(knowledge) it becomes the
light for the
light shineth in
darkness; and the
darkness comprehended it not." (John
because of the influence of the
man becomes ignorant and the
guna (action) and
satva guna (knowledge) will be
directed toward mundane external life. So although the
is always present, an ignorant consciousness, "comprehend[s] it
"There was a man sent
whose name was John."
"The same came for a
witness, to bear witness of the
that all men through him might believe."
"He was not that
but was sent to bear witness of that
the Baptist came, who was the harbinger for the one who had the
"That was the true
which lighteth every man that cometh into the world." (John 1:9)
is the goal of the life to be realized.
"He was in the world,
and the world was made by him, and the world knew him not." (John
of truth (consciousness) is in the world (everywhere), and
everything is made by Him. Because of the
nature of man) and illusive separation
of "I," the "world knew him not."
Consciousness) came to the world, "He
was in the world." He was in
and was the
of truth. But "the world knew him not."
"He came unto his own,
and his own received him not." (John 1:11)
came to humanity which have the same
of truth within themselves, "came unto his own," but because of
ego), they "received him not."
"But as many as received
him, to them gave he power to become the sons of
God, even to them
that believe on his name:" (John 1:12)
to those who were in a higher consciousness, realized his
received him, he gave the power to reach
"to become the sons of
God." He showed
them the way to overcome their lower natures and go to their higher
natures (be saved).
those who are initiated into and know The Holy Name, "believe on his
name," were saved.
"Which were born, not of
blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of
willed, "Let there be
"And the Word was made
flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of
the only begotten of the
and truth." (John 1:14)
the First Begotten Son
"...and there was
"John bare witness of
him, and cried, saying, This was he of whom I spake, He that cometh
after me is preferred before me: for he was before me." (John 1:15)
before John. He was
the First Begotten Son.
"And of his fulness have
all we received, and
"For the law was given by
and truth came by
goal of the life is to be(come)
not to follow some rigid rules and regulations. Of course rules and
regulations are necessary but if all be(come)
(the Law), they will become minimal.
"No man hath seen
at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the
he hath declared him." (John 1:18)
the First Begotten Son
completely, because he and the
are one "which is in the bosom of the
Father." He completely manifests His
and Truth, "he hath declared him." Men cannot see Him so they need
to see His Spirit in His son to know who He is.