The Essenes developed a means of defining human relationships which are called the Seven Essene Mirrors.
The Seven Essene Mirrors – An Overview of Gregg Braden Work
The Essenes constituted an ascetic Jewish group or sect which existed from around 150 BCE until AD 70. They related to other religious-political groups, such as the Sadducees. The name Essene comes from the Syrian term asaya, and the Aramaic essaya or essenoí, all with the meaning of doctor, passes through Greek orum (Greek Therapeutés), and, finally, by esseni of Latin. The Essenian form is also accepted.
The Essenes have left us a beautiful analysis of human relationships. They separated into seven categories the way we relate in the course of our lives. Wisely, they called these categories “mirrors.” Every moment of life our inner reality is mirrored in the actions, the choices, the language of the people around us. … Continue Reading