Pythagoras - Secret Teachings of All Ages
Although best known for his Pythagorean Theorem, many strange legends have been preserved concerning the birth of Pythagoras. Some maintained that he was no mortal man: that he was one of the gods who had taken a human body to enable him to come into the world and instruct the human race. Pythagoras was one of the many sages and saviors of antiquity for whom an immaculate conception is asserted. In his Anacalypsis, Godfrey Higgins writes: "The first striking circumstance in which the history of Pythagoras agrees with the history of Jesus is, that they were natives of nearly the same country; the former being born at Sidon, the latter at Bethlehem, both in Syria. The father of Pythagoras, as well as the father of Jesus, was prophetically informed that his wife should bring forth a son, who should be a benefactor to mankind. They were both born when their mothers were from home on journeys, Joseph and his wife having gone up to Bethlehem to be taxed, and the father of Pythagoras having traveled from Samos, his residence, to Sidon, about his mercantile concerns. Pythais [Pythasis], the mother of Pythagoras, had a connection with an Apolloniacal spectre, or ghost, of the God Apollo, or God Sol, (of course this must have been a holy ghost, and here we have the Holy Ghost) which afterward appeared to her husband, and told him that he must have no connection with his wife during her pregnancy--a story evidently the same as that relating to Joseph and Mary. From these peculiar circumstances, Pythagoras was known by the same title as Jesus, namely, the son of God; and was supposed by the multitude to be under the influence of Divine inspiration."
This most famous philosopher was born sometime between 600 and 590 B.C., and the length of his life has been estimated at nearly one hundred years.
The teachings of Pythagoras indicate that he was thoroughly conversant with the precepts of Oriental and Occidental esotericism. He traveled among the Jews and was instructed by the Rabbis concerning the secret traditions of Moses, the lawgiver of Israel. Later the School of the Essenes was conducted chiefly for the purpose of interpreting the Pythagorean symbols. Pythagoras was initiated into the Egyptian, Babylonian, and Chaldean Mysteries. Although it is believed by some that he was a disciple of Zoroaster, it is doubtful whether his instructor of that name was the God-man now revered by the Parsees. While accounts of his travels differ, historians agree that he visited many countries and studied at the feet of many masters.
Pythagoras was said to have been the first man to call himself a philosopher; in fact, the world is indebted to him for the word philosopher. Before that time the wise men had called themselves sages, which was interpreted to mean those who know. Pythagoras was more modest. He coined the word philosopher, which he defined as one who is attempting to find out.
After returning from his wanderings, Pythagoras established a school, or as it has been sometimes called, a university, at Crotona, a Dorian colony in Southern Italy. Upon his arrival at Crotona he was regarded askance, but after a short time those holding important positions in the surrounding colonies sought his counsel in matters of great moment. He gathered around him a small group of sincere disciples whom he instructed in the secret wisdom which had been revealed to him, and also in the fundamentals of occult mathematics, music, and astronomy, which he considered to be the triangular foundation of all the arts and sciences.
Secret Teachings: A series of videos inspired by Manly P. Hall's Secret Teachings of All Ages.
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Life and Philosophy of Pythagoras - http://www.sacred-texts.com/eso/sta/s...
Pythagorean Mathematics - http://www.sacred-texts.com/eso/sta/s...
Pythagoras wiki - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pythagoras
Pythagorean Theory of Music and Color - http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/sec...
Pythagoras - Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy - http://www.iep.utm.edu/pythagor/
Biography of Pythagoras - http://www.mathopenref.com/pythagoras...
Greek Mathematics - http://www.storyofmathematics.com/gre...
Mathematics of the Pythagoreans - https://math.dartmouth.edu/archive/m5...
Pythagorean History - http://www.geom.uiuc.edu/~demo5337/Gr...
Monochord - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monochord
Pythagorean Monochords - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbCZO...
Who Was Pythagoras? - http://quatr.us/greeks/science/math/p...
Greek History - http://ancient-greece.org/history.html
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