The Four Ideals

The symbol of the encircled triangle is associated with the name of The Universal Order, and can be seen as representing the One Principle of all principles (the circle) and the three fundamental predicates of Truth, Goodness and Beauty (the triangle).  It also symbolizes the order in which these principles of unity and triplicity are expressed and reflected in man and in the universe.

The Order's system is unitive, but it provides a pathway for the human soul to approach the Ideal by way of the triple human activities, namely, those of the mind, the will, and the heart, or, the intellectual, the volitional, and the devotional.

Therefore, the Ideals of The Universal Order are:


UNITY       TRUTH       GOODNESS or HARMONY       BEAUTY

 

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The Shrine of Wisdom

Part of the frontispiece to "The Simple Way" published by The Shrine of Wisdom,  from "Immortals on a Raft", copyright the trustees of The British Museum

The associated site for Shrine of Wisdom philosophical, religious and mystical works of universal significance

www.shrineofwisdom.org.uk

The Fintry Trust

Fintry Trust

The headquarters of The Universal Order is at Fintry, Godalming, Surrey, England, a retreat house set in beautiful and extensive grounds.  See the Fintry Trust website www.thefintrytrust.org.uk