In the revised edition of The Nag Hammadi Library in English, published as The Nag Hammadi Scriptures, the “Hypostasis of the Archons” received the less. Because the Archons are real, the Apostle Paul– talking about “the Rulers of Darkness”– told us that “our struggle isn’t against flesh and blood. The esoteric meanings of this ancient Gnostic scripture are revealed here.
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For I am not from you your descendant ; rather it is from Above that I am come. The rulers [of Klipoth] went to meet her [at Yesod], intending to lead her astray. None of them can prevail against the root of truth; for on its account he appeared in the final ages; and these authorities will be restrained. They said to one another, “Come, let us sow our seed in her,” and they pursued her.
The rulers took counsel with one another and said, “Come, let us cause a deep sleep to fall upon Adam. Norea apparently now speaking Now as for that angel, I cannot speak of his power: Instead, hypoztasis three [solar] generations [physical, vital, astral] it will come to be known, and it has freed them from the bondage of the [Klipothic] authorities’ error.
The Hypostasis of the Archons
Adam said, “The woman that you gave me, [she gave] to me and I ate. They opened his side [ It was before your sg. From Hypostaxis, the free encyclopedia.
Then the Spiritual One f. You only knew your own female image. Pearson writes, “In his revelation, Eleleth tells of the fall of Sophia and the production of her ugly offspring Samael, also called Yaldabaoth, who is thrown down into Tartaros by a powerful htpostasis 94, For out of the impure blood of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies: She breathed into his face [the Aleph of God], and her breath became a fiery [solar] angel for her; and that angel bound Yaldabaoth [all of the ego] and cast him down into [Klipoth] Tartaros below the abyss.
When he would not let her, she blew upon the ark and caused it to be consumed by fire. She looked down into the abyss because the Father wanted her to redeem everything by bringing it into the light. And the great angel Eleleth, understanding, spoke to me: And the rulers issued a command to him, saying, “From every tree in the garden [the physical immortal body] shall you eat; yet from the tree of knowledge of good thr evil [sex] do not eat, nor touch it; for the day [that as hyposrasis behemoth or beast] you eat from it, with death you are going to die.
Pearson writes, “The tractate consists of two main parts, preceded by a brief introduction. The wisdom of the heart is placed in the chalice of the mind as the blood of redemption.
Instead, after three generations it will come to be known, and it has freed them from the bondage of the authorities’ error. It called his name Adam since he was found moving upon the earth. Headings in bold type have been added to the text by the translators. This is the reason why “incorruptibility looked archona into the region etc.
Their wings were joined one to another; they turned not when they went; they went every one straight forward. And she [the chaos, the abyss, his mother] established each of his offspring in [Klipoth, in] conformity with its [polluted] power – after the pattern of the Aeons [Sephiroth] that are above, for by starting from the invisible world the visible world [Malkuth] was invented [as above, so below].
Only those who have left Eden – through abusing the Tree of Knowledge: They were confused, though, and modelled this body partly after what they themselves looked like, and partly on the female image they saw reflected in the abyss.
He gave up on the World of Forms and sang prayers to Sophia and Zoe, who took him up and put him in charge of the seventh sky, right below the border between the Pleroma and the World of Forms. Why do you act so boldly towards the Holy Spirit? It will return to you: She is the physician, and the woman, and she has given birth. And their feet were straight feet; and the sole of their feet was like the sole of a calf’s foot: But, since Pistis Sophia wanted him to, he unwittingly threw his power down to the abyss of Chaos by saying these things.
And these authorities cannot defile you and that generation; for your abode is in incorruptibility, where the virgin spirit dwells, who is superior to the authorities of chaos and to their universe. And the [Son, the Christ] Spirit came forth from the Adamantine [indestructible] Land [of Chokmah]; it descended [into Klipoth in order to liberate Pistis Sophia from their weakness] and came to dwell within him, and that human became a living soul.
But they could not make him rise because of their powerlessness. And it took its pattern from the shadow, and became an arrogant beast resembling a lion. Are you really worried about these Archons?
No, truly, my mouth cannot bear to speak of his power and the appearance of his face! The Archons Are Real!
The Hypostasis of the Archons
Then the authorities came up to their Adam. Verily, verily, I say unto thee, We speak that we do know, and testify that we have seen; and ye receive not our witness. And it assumed a plastic form molded out of shadow, and became an arrogant beast resembling a lion. Adam [the brain] said, “The srchons [sexual organ] that you gave me [as a feeder of your light], she gave to me [as a Behemoth] and I ate [absorbed lustful animal atoms].
Of course, the human was still inanimate and just laid there on the ground. I have been sent to speak with you and save you from the grasp of the lawless. The rulers archons conspired and said, “Come, let us create a human being of some soil from the earth.
And the spirit called his name Adam, since he was found moving upon the ground.
But I said, “Sir, teach me about the faculty of these authorities — how did they come into being, and by what kind of genesis, and of what material, and who created them and their force? Trimorphic Protennoia On the Origin of the World.
Because of this, Incorruptibility looked down into the regions so that by the will of the Father, she might conjoin the entirety with the light. Because of this the authorities cannot approach them because of the Spirit of Truth present within them.