Synopsis of the Book
Written in a style resembling current self-help books, Introduction to Gnosis is unique in the work of Samael Aun Weor.
In the words of the author himself, this book is an introduction to the Gnostic philosophical studies, and deals with the external degrees of Gnosis. He says:
‘It is necessary to bear in mind that the external degrees of Gnosis are not the esoteric Gnostic degrees. The esoteric Gnostic degrees are given to the student when he or she is ready for them’.
And he goes on to stress the importance of practice, in order to progress in the Gnostic studies.
So, the book deals with topics related to ‘external foundations‘, making it an invaluable book to acquire the level of good householder or, in other words, the level of a balanced and efficient citizen, capable of fulfilling all duties of life (external and internal).
This book is a call and an invitation to develop the reserves of intelligence that every human being has within, in a latent state.
The language of the book is easy and uncomplicated, making it accessible to people of all walks of life and backgrounds. Every person can benefit from the study and application of this book.
‘Study this book. Study it with true incentive, with the desire to learn, with the desire to know the higher wisdom. But remember that, if you want to achieve the perfection of the Work, you have to put into practice what you have learnt’.