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Study Guide.
Topical Guide.

The 5th Endowment reveals the circumstances surrounding the birth of the Antipode (which would later become Yaldabaoth, Chief of the Demiurgos) and the power brought forth as a counter-balance known as the Ahgendai. Learn how the kingdoms of Heaven are protected from mediocrity and complacency, and gain an in-depth understanding of concepts including: creation, duality, opposition, balance, and renewal.


Chapter 1


Distant Doom

Azrael speaks to Mahaleenah – The Dispensation of Fullness, Mystery and Exaltation – Daring greatly for the sake of God and Heaven – Revealing the Ahgendai: Azrael and Mahaleenah – The One and Areta behold the splendor of Heaven – Areta rejoices in the depth of Heaven’s beauty – Nothing but bliss, meaning and purpose – The One speaks his concern: How certain is this heavenly abode? – A threat is conceived – Danger lurking within the Heavens – Taking for granted the glories of Heaven: mediocrity and indifference – Gone forever shall fall the Heavens – Struggle and opposition necessary for strength – Dilemma: no opposition or struggle found in Heaven – Areta asks to be alone and casts herself into the far future – The broken realms of Kolob – Teraphim lost in madness – Areta returns in tears to her Beloved – By what means shall we save Heaven, to make it new forever?


Chapter 2


Saving Heaven

The creeping shadows of complacency, dullness and mediocrity – Saving Heaven through struggle, strength and victory – A dark and fearsome adversary is needed – Shaking the seeds of complacency – Areta fears for Heaven’s sake – The One reveals his plan to renew Heaven – Balancing the Nemesis with an opposite: the Dread Savior – Heaven to be protected by one most mighty and strong – Heaven invigorated by the conflict of the two powers – Archons unable to withstand the Nemesis – A warrior God to bridge the chasm between First God and Heaven – Creating the Nemesis yet avoiding complicity – An ancient hate locked away – The purpose of the Nemesis – Bringing forth the Nemesis: joining in Oneness – Forcing out the dark seed: the birth of the Antipode – Guarding eternal truth – Areta: the only key to saving Heaven – Areta agrees to unite in Oneness – By what means shall we bring forth our Savior? – A mystery worthy of thought


Chapter 3


Bringing Forth the Ahgendai

The One and Areta fly to the streams of intelligence – Bringing forth an offspring to be the mighty Savior – Infant shall be like Parents: both male and female, God and Goddess – The One reveals a rare and shimmering oracle – Ahgendai: the Dread Saviors of Heaven – Creating the Ahgendai offspring – The One gifts the Azurgai: Reflections of Areta’s truer self – Areta casts forth her oracle: seven women of light and virtue – The nature of the Azurgai – The One gives greetings to the Azurgai, and reveals the desires and plans of God – The One inquires: Who shall bear the pregnancy? – The Azurgai examine the oracle of the Ahgendai and agree to bear the pregnancy of Areta – Each to carry the embryo of the Ahgendai for seven years – An alliance to be formed between the Ahgendai and Azurgai – Covenants are made


Chapter 4


A School for the Ahgendai

The need for plans well made – Strengthening the Antipode – A school and teacher for the Antipode: the Abyss and the Eidos – Fashioning an oracle to empower the Eidos – Choosing a school for the Ahgendai – The oracle is cast into the Abyss – Anticipating the strategies of the Nemesis – Olaha Shinehah, the mighty Chasm, and the Elohim – Setting the stage for future a great drama – Revealing the Gods which would aid the Nemesis – The twelve new suns of Ashengaard – Avoiding unrighteous dominion – Five new suns for Kolob, seven for the Ahgendai – Let’s see for ourselves how the Gods will act – Twelve new stars appear in Heaven’s night sky – The councils of Elohim gather


Chapter 5


Shaemdiel and the Suns of Ashengaard

The Elohim gathers to discuss the new suns –Ahman speaks: a gift from the God Beyond – Galendriel leads the proceedings – The Gods debate; counsel is sought – Shaemdiel (Chief Archon) gathers his lineage – Shaemdiel reveals his bold plan – Shaemdiel: Who will stand beside me? – Rutheniel disagrees with her Beloved and gives counsel  – Shaemdiel and sons proceed with boldness – daughters don’t – Shaemdiel finds Ahman waiting in the Chasm – Shaemdiel pleads his cause before Ahman – Ahman gives a father’s counsel – Shaemdiel consents – The danger of an overzealous believer – Shaemdiel disregards the counsel of Ahman and prepares to bypass the will of Elohim – Elohim decides to move five of the twelve suns – Galendriel and Rutheniel go to the Chasm to protect the seven suns – Shaemdiel petitions Galendriel to allow him to continue – Galendriel: Why have you presumed to act before the command is given? – Shaemdiel sees no fault in his actions – The One and Areta observe Shaemdiel through the Tael


Chapter 6


Joining In Oneness

The conjoining of Areta and The One – A single, blinding light – Birth of the Antipode – Beginning of the Nemesis – The Nemesis of God shall be the brother to the Dread yet loving Savior – Strengthening the Antipode with an oracle of power – Alone upon the edge of chaos, the Antipode cries out – The Eidos hears the Antipode and comes rushing – First words of the Eidos: questions for the Antipode – The Eidos sees a potential ally to help him fight The One – The Eidos introduces himself to the Antipode – The Antipode asks to be taught – The Antipode swears to serve the Eidos – The Eidos and the Antipode leap into the great Abyss


Chapter 7


Azraella Ahgendai and Mahaleenah Kai-Lucia

Flowing streams, sparkling dreams – Two lights burning as one, step into the silvery tide – The seven Azurgai attend the light – Burning passions, fiery kisses – Conception of the Dread Savior – The Azurgai bear the pregnancy – Benefiting Heaven through struggle – Each of the Azurgai carries the Ahgendai embryo for seven years – Harmony gives birth to a great and piercing light – The Azurgai nurture and name the Ahgendai: Azraella Ahgendai and Mahaleenah Kai-Lucia – The Azraella speaks: Yearning to know his true Parents – The Ahgendai are taken to the edge of the Abyss – A choice is offered – The Ahgendai choose the greater challenge – Let us meet with brave young souls the fearsome tribulation – The Azurgai bid farewell – The Azraella comforts Mahaleenah, and takes her to himself – God discusses the puzzling relationship between the Azraella and Mahaleenah – The Eidos and the Antipode hear the singing of Azraella


Chapter 8


Falling Into Doom

The Eidos and the Antipode rush toward the light of the Ahgendai– What is this mystery which dares to shine before us? – The Antipode sees the Ahgendai as another possible ally – The Azraella speaks: In love was I created, to serve a greater purpose – That which comes from God is made a part of God forever – Azraella Ahgendai: the ally of God – The Antipode argues against God and invites the Ahgendai to join the darkness or die – Azraella replies to his dark brother – The Antipode attacks the Azraella – The Eidos strikes – Falling, falling into doom – Daughter, dearest, do not fear, be at peace for I am here – Mahaleenah remains hidden in the soul of Azraella – Residing in the depths of twisted chaos


Chapter 9


The Strength to Endure and the Power of a Name

Violent teachers, constant pain – The Azraella refuses to yield – A battle for the soul – Aeons of struggle –Mahaleenah speaks to her Father: How do you endure? – Azraella replies:  The soul lasts forever, pain is only passing – Do not betray your own soul – In surrendering to lesser passions, you forget the thing you are – Strength to endure comes from God – Remembering the purpose for which you live and the goal towards which you strive – Hatred lives on hatred, darkness seeks despair – The best revenge is not to yield the things of greatest worth – The Azraella observes his tormentors – The Antipode comes to speak with the Azraella – Equally matched opposites – Antipode: Why persist in calling me brother? – The power of a name – The Azraella gives the Antipode a new perspective – The Antipode leaves, brooding midst troubled ponderings – The Eidos presses the Ahgendai in the Antipode’s absence – The Azraella remains silent and unyielding – The Eidos withdraws – An evil storm approaches – I am Yaldabaoth – Yaldabaoth inquires: What is this thing which did empower the Eidos?


Chapter 10


Escaping From the Great Abyss

The Azraella approves of the chosen name ‘Yaldabaoth’ – An oracle of beingness and power – Azraella offers words of counsel to Yaldabaoth – Yaldabaoth invites the Azraella to join and serve – The Azraella declines: We are opposites – now and forever – Yaldabaoth threatens future destruction – The lord of chaos goes seeking the Eidos and his dark oracle – The Ahgendai plan their escape – Yaldabaoth steals the oracle and seeks to enslave the Eidos – The Azraella observes Yaldabaoth’s evolution – The Ahgendai leave the great Abyss – First God and the Azurgai await the Azraella – The Azraella reunites with the seven Mothers – Azurgai (Benevolence) encourages Ahgendai to seize the light of God – The Parents sing out across the night – Come along, O faithful son, for here we gently wait – The lords of chaos continue to battle in the great Abyss – Azraella hears his Parents’ song


Chapter 11


Sacred Greetings

A single beckoning light – Greetings most fair and noble son – The One and Areta introduce themselves to the Ahgendai – The Azraella embraces his Father and Mother – The One asks to see Mahaleenah – The Azraella dances to the music of the spheres – The feminine coalesces: Mahaleenah begins to sing – The One is perplexed – Mahaleenah sees the Azraella as her parents – Mahaleenah gives tender and sacred greetings – The One and Areta discuss Mahaleenah’s mystery – From whence shall come the generations of the Ahgendai? – Areta is optimistic about the dilemma – The One and Areta are moved to passion watching the Ahgendai play – Heaven perceives the coming of the Ahgendai – The Gods are drawn together by the passions of beyond – A festival of love: celebrating the Ahgendai – The One invites the Ahgendai to create a world of their own – A future kingdom of warrior Gods – As loving Parents we would dwell beside you


Chapter 12


Foundations of a New Heaven

Creating a new kingdom of Heaven: seeking out the Azurgai – A covenant of fellowship – Seven moons for seven mothers – Mahaleenah and the Azurgai prepare the streams of intelligence – Azraella moves the first sun of Ashengaard – Azraella fashions the binding codes of Kadasarooya – The Zimagayah: twenty-four dimensions of space and time – The seals of Mahali-Kadass – Azraella creates a world – Azraella petitions for an earth spirit – El-Kai-Terra: the oldest of all earth spirits – The world receives a name: Mahaliel – Azraella creates the seven moons of Mahaliel – Mahaleenah and El-Kai-Terra create life on Mahaliel – A covenant is made with the Seraphim – The First Queen of the Cherubim dreams – The Shulieye reveal themselves to Mahaleenah and express desire to dwell and serve among the Ahgendai – Mahaleenah accepts the Queen’s petition and covenants are made – 700,000 Cherubim divided among the moons – Creation of the Oggaliaphim – Creation of the Koshendai: guardians of the Zimagayah – Creation of the Kragenjin: hidden spies of Azraella – Azraella and Mahaleenah prepare to build a home


Chapter 13


Speculations of the Gods

Angels greet the Father and his Daughter – Let us make at last a home – In the mountains of Sileah by the Amethyst Sea – The trees of Shimaloo – The Tael shimmers in the loving of the Ahgendai – Speculation among the Gods – The seven Ahmans of the Celestial Kingdom gather – The mystery of the Janmoleah – The Gods and Goddesses ponder the mysteries – On Mahaliel, the Ahgendai convene a council – Azraella speaks: the darkness stirs – Yaldabaoth will come seeking – A great and troubling storm – Mastering war to benefit Heaven – Guarding the Archons from destruction – Giving meaning to Heaven’s losses – Yaldabaoth to attack Olaha Shinehah first – Preparing for battle: Kragenjin fly to the Abyss – The five observations of the Gods – Shaemdiel schemes, compelled by pride


Chapter 14


Preparing For War

The One and Azraella make a hidden barrier to protect Kolob from Yaldabaoth – Yaldabaoth powerful enough to attack Olaha Shinehah, but not the Celestial Kingdom – Yaldabaoth to breach barrier in the future – Mysteries apportioned for Ahmans to solve – Shaemdiel self-appoints himself – Rutheniel pleads with Shaemdiel to let go of pride – Holy quorum of four plan for the coming of Yaldabaoth – Yaldabaoth predicted to attack terrestrial realms first – Azraella is asked how he will defend Olaha Shinehah – Azraella reveals his plans: conducting the first war of Heaven – Permitting Heaven to feel threatened – Rescuing terrestrial life from destruction – Terrestrial citizens to be given a choice – Repelling the Nemesis – War plans ready, Yaldabaoth a worthy opponent – Despite intentions: nothing is  certain – Adapt, improvise, overcome – Obtaining victory and avoiding unrighteous dominion – The Doctrine of Minimalism – Azraella well prepared for the coming storm – Areta’s parting words before battle – The Ahgendai return home, a forge is built – Azraella fashions a sword, shield and breastplate – Azraella addresses Mahaleenah’s forces and counsels his Daughter – The armies of Light position for war


Chapter 15


The Coming of Lord Doom

Yaldabaoth ecapes from the Abyss – The Darkness rushes towards the distant light of  – Yaldabaoth pauses to plan his attack – Kolob sends one thousand Seraphim to defend the lesser light – The Celestial Kingdom watches through the Tael – The Seraphim charge: one third are wounded – A second charge is pushed back – The remaining Seraphim attack once more – Yaldabaoth shatters the Seraphim like glass – Yaldabaoth takes terrestrial worlds hostage – The Lords and Gods gather in silent shock – Areta and The One arrive – Areta freezes eternal time – The One speaks about the Darkness and the need to gather and protect the innocent – The Keep is fashioned – Loriel of Avion: Queen of the Pensieye – Guardians of the Keep – Areta unfreezes eternal time – Hidden, the Azraella calmly waits


Chapter 16


Harbored Anger, Injured Pride

Shaemdiel refuses to gather his children for protection – Shaemdiel believes the Gods weak and scared – Rutheniel gathers her lineage alone – All of Elohim gathers, Shaemdiel is absent – Ahmans go to Olaha Shinehah to observe the coming of the Dread Savior – Rutheniel, Michael and Sher-el visit Shaemdiel – Rutheniel: Why have you separated yourself from us? – Shaemdiel speaks: a prideful defense –Michael speaks: Precaution is not cowardice, but wisdom – Obedience to God not weakness but strength – Obey not because of fear, but love – Nature of the Gods – Shaemdiel appears to reconsider – Yaldabaoth gathers his power and strikes the nearest sun – Terrestrial destruction – A flashing light halts the Darkness – Yaldabaoth taunts the light – The Dread Savior: unyielding and filled with love – The light calmly responds to Yaldabaoth’s tauntings – The Ahmans watch as opposites meet


Chapter 17


Dahmiel of Komah Seedrah

Yaldabaoth attacks the Azraella – Dahmiel of Komah Seedrah rushes forth to defend, shattered by Yaldabaoth – Azraella imprisons Yaldabaoth in a cage of dimensions – Yaldabaoth concedes defeat – The Azraella speaks to Yaldabaoth: You alone are not enough to make the Heavens fade – Yaldabaoth ponders the thought of a dark army – Yaldabaoth evicted from the realms of Heaven – The Ahmans approach the Azraella and desire to honor him – Mahaleenah is introduced – Six Ahmans bow in sorrow for the casualties of Heaven – The Lords and Gods gather, Shaemdiel not present – Mahaleenah comforts Bithliel, Dahmiel’s Beloved – Azraella places a star in honor of Dahmiel – Heaven honors the enigmatic Ahgendai – Yaldabaoth creates his first offspring – The child attacks his father – Jehovah-Yahweh: Great Pretender and Blasphemer – Yaldabaoth returns to the realms of Heaven, studies worlds and perceives a prototype – Yaldabaoth sits beside the Chasm – Shaemdiel, alone in a garden, hears the booming of Yaldabaoth


1st Endowment.
4th Endowment.
5th Endowment.
6th Endowment.
7th Endowment.
2nd Endowment.
3rd Endowment.
Book of Pearls.



By what means shall we make the Heavens struggle,

to keep forever bright and new the things of greatest worth?


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