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Beauty

‘Beauty, true beauty, cannot be explained. It is life, a life which streams forth, which emanates. Suppose, for example, you have a diamond; when the sun’s rays fall on it you are dazzled by the beauty of the colours you see. Well, this is true of beauty: it is comparable to the light of the sun. And to the extent that someone emanates beauty such as this, to that extent he or she comes close to true beauty. True beauty is not in forms, true beauty has no form even, for it exists on high, in a realm in which there are only currents, forces and radiance. When a human being succeeds in contemplating this beauty, he is seized by such ravishment that he almost wishes for death. True beauty cannot really be found in the bodies or faces of men and women; it is in the world above. It is only from time to time, if a man or women is so closely attuned to the divine world that they allow some of its …