Plotinus - The Enneads - Train the inner vision
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
Plotinus – The Enneads
What then is our course, what the manner of our flight? This is not a journey for the feet; the feet bring us only from land to land; nor need you think of coach or ship to carry you away; all this order of things you must set aside and refuse to see; you must close your eyes and call instead upon another vision which is to be waked within you, a vision, the birthright of all, which few turn to use.
And this inner vision what is its operation?
Newly awakened it is all too feeble to bear the ultimate splendour. Therefore the soul must be trained.....