A Mystery School is ultimately a journey of self-discovery, enlightenment, healing, and transformation through the secrets of the universe. A Mystery School can manifest as a physical space, but its true significance is as a spiritual pathway that protects and propagates the teachings within a container that protects these secrets and gifts. Before we delve further into this subject, a brief background on the origins of Mystery Schools and highlights of the traditions that underpin their existence.
As the name suggests, a Mystery School delves into the realm of mysteries, probing the depths that underlie our very existence. If you find yourself pondering the origins of the universe, the significance of your life's journey, the existence of deities, the concealed truths of nature, or the essence of life itself, you're already on the path of engaging with the profound mysteries that a Mystery School seeks to unveil.
Looking at Mysticism from this perspective, its profound connection to our human essence becomes evident. The questions we face around life-death cycles are woven into our very existence, prompting natural curiosity and the search for answers. When we start to ask these questions, we are encouraged to journey into these mysteries and this often becomes a part of our spiritual development, enlightenment, and self-discovery.
Throughout history, humanity has strived to unravel the mysteries surrounding our very inception and to unveil the mysterious facets of the divine. This ceaseless quest for understanding is very present within the realms of arts and literature.
The teachings of Mystery Schools extend far beyond the medieval era, tracing their origins to ancient Greece and Egypt, and stretching even further back into prehistory, encompassing enigmatic civilizations like Atlantis and Lemuria.
The lore of Mystery Schools from Lemuria, Atlantis, Egypt, and Greece (to name very few), suggests that they imparted the elusive wisdom of mastering life and the environment. This encompassed insights into healing, the intricacies of alchemy, and harnessing the potency of crystals, sound, vibration, and energy for advanced work and creation of systems and structures.
The common thread running through all these Mystery Schools lies in their instruction encompassing both the physical and spiritual realms, merging scientific and technological knowledge with the wisdom of nature in an attempt to understand and commune with the unknown, the Universe.
The Mystery Schools begin with the foundational notion that the Divine resides within every individual. Our journey towards spiritual enlightenment, the quest for self-discovery, is truly a voyage towards the Divine, the Universe, the enigmatic realm, God—whichever term resonates with you.
Mystery Schools teach methods for nurturing and deepening our inner connection with the potent divine force that resides within us. They direct their focus towards methods that aid us in recalling and reestablishing our age-old wisdom and do so by creating a sanctuary for delving into the unknown. Mystery Schools operate within communities, where the collective community fosters a sacred space for healing, exploration, energy work, transformation, rites, rituals, initiation, transmutation, and spiritual evolution toward enlightenment.
The Divine Feminine essence forms a vital part of Mystery Schools. It's the cornerstone for the aspects that focus on healing, community, and exploring the cycles of life and nature's rhythms. This nurturing foundation becomes the stepping stone for our spiritual journey ahead.
The greatest teacher within the Mystery Schools is Nature herself—her creations, her cyclic power to give life, and take it away, only to be reborn with each passing season.