Initiation from Problems on the Path of Return by Mark Stavish, M.A. in Vol 3 No 1 of Caduceus.

“The function of these esoteric, or psycho-spiritual, exercises is to make us aware of a broader sense of what we are, and what we may become if we so desire it. They are to assist us in fulfilling the Greek adage, ‘Know Thyself in order to know the universe and the gods!'” [via]