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Flowers of wisdom

If there are obstacles, not 'the infinite

If you can count, not the stars

If you tremble or shake, and not 'a mountain

If increases or decreases, is not 'an ocean

If it passes over the bridges, not 'a river

If you can 'grasp, and not' the rainbow

Here are the parables of the six external perceptions

Milarepa



The Spirit of Masonry Lucis Publishing Company N.Y.

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LUCIS PUBLISHING COMPANY

The Spirit of Masonry

By Foster Bailey

ISBN 0-85330-135-2, Paperback, 152 pages $12.00 plus shipping

Published by Lucis Publishing Company, New York

The Spirit of Masonry, provides an esoteric view of Freemasonry as part of the eternal spiritual "Quest" - the key to both individual and group progress toward God’s goal for man. The Tibetan Master described Masonry as one of three paths leading to initiation.

"The three main channels through which the preparation for the new age is going on might be regarded as the Church, the Masonic Fraternity and the educational field.…The Masonic Movement when it can be divorced from politics and social ends and from its present paralysing condition of inertia, will meet the need of those who can and should, wield power. It is the custodian of the law; it is the home of the Mysteries and the seat of initiation. It holds in its symbolism the ritual of Deity, and the way of salvation is pictorially preserved in its work. The methods of Deity are demonstrated in its Temples, and under the All-seeing eye the work can go forward. It is a far more occult organisation than can be realised, and is intended to be the training school for the coming advanced occultists."

The Externalisation of the Hierarchy by Alice A. Bailey, page 511

The Spirit of Masonry

In The Spirit of Masonry, the reader is shown how the function of modern Masonry is destined to bring spiritual benefits to all people.

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Heart - Sutra 534

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It is wrong for people not to pay attention to the effects of eating during irritation and agitation.  Very strong poisons are formed by this unwise procedure.  Many days must pass before the poison will dissolve. It should be remembered that hunger is farbetter than harmful food. During irritation and excitement I advise milk in all forms as a customary antidote. 

Soda strengthens the action of milk.  The ability to recognise disquietude is already a considerable step toward the education of the heart. If disquietude occurs, one should be able to nullify it; but often disquietude is confused with fatigue, then let us not overlook musk or certain varieties of phosphorus, the substance that is called sperm oil, andcod-liver and fresh kumiss which are popular among northern people.

Also, you remember to what an extent the Teacher sends rays at night, but even these rays act far more powerfully when they are recognized.  The silence of the ancients during meal had a sacred significance.  But the understanding of sacredness also comprise the cure.  Thus, the heart and the nerves can often be strengthened by a rational partaking of food.  We are not Luculluses, but each vital function must be rational.  Many workers have poisoned themselves.  Moreover, the Chinese sometimes fed the enemy with the liver of an irritated rooster - thus resourceful are human wiles.  But in the New World everything must be directed to Good.

 

Esoteric Psychology - The Law of Attraction

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-   The Law of Attraction   - The Seven Rays

- Second Ray - The Lord of Love - Wisdom, who is the embodiment of pure Love, is regarded by the esotericists as being as close to the heart of the Solar Logos as was the beloved disciple close tothe heart of the Christ of Galilee.  This Life instils into all forms the quality of love, with its more material manifestation of desire, and is the attractive principle in nature and the custodian of the Law of Attraction which is the life-demostration of pure Being.  This Lord of Love is the most potent of the seven rays, because He is on the same cosmic ray as the solar Deity.

He expresses Himself primarily through the planet Jupiter, which is His body of manifestation...

...the quality that emerges through the process of manifesting, and under the impulse of the divine Life, is love, which functions through the medium of the Law of Attraction with the aim of producing an ultimate synthesis in consciousness.  Let us not forget that the objective of our present evolutionary process is the unfoldment of conscious awareness.

The entire process is directed towards that consummation...

A Treatise on the Seven Rays - Vol. 1 -  Esoteric Psychology -   A.A.Bailey

 

 

Nature of Humanity

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In man , aggressiveness is not natural

and the violent behaviour is given

by biological, social and environmental' s factors.

XIV Dalai Lama

 

2025 - data set for first stage of the externalisation of the Spiritual Hierarchy

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...Thus a great and new movement is proceeding and a tremendously increased interplay and interaction is taking place.  This will go on until A.D. 2025. During the years intervening between now and then very great changes will be seeing taking place, and at the great General Assembly of the Hierarchy-held as usual every century-in 2025 the date in all probability will be set for the first stage of the externalisation of the Hierarchy. The present cycle (from now until that date) is called technically  "The Stage of the Forerunner".  It is preparatory in nature, testing in its methods, and intended to be revelatory in its techniques and results. You can see therefore that Chohans, Masters,initiates,world disciples, disciples and aspirants affiliated with the Hierarchy are all at this time passing through a cycle of great activity.

In the adjustement necessitated by the rapidly advancing alignement, the Members of the Hierarchy are fitting Themselves for the objective work of public expression.  This entails far more difficulty than you might imagine or anticipate, because it entails the development of that form of "resistance to the pull of the lower vibration" of which you can know nothing, for that lower vibration is a necessary aspect of your normal expression - little as you may like to realise this.  You need to know that there is nothing in the Masters or higher initiates which can respond to any vibration of this nature. Though They cannot absorb it or react to it or re-develop it again, it can cause Them the acutest discomfort and pain; that is the reason why the Son of God was called in the Old Testament a "man of sorrows and acquainted woth grief".    

This did not in reality refer to His sufferings for poor miserable humanity (as ortodox theology so selfishly interprets it) but to the fact that He had to submit Himself to contact with humanity.  The Hierarchy is therefore, along all lines (many of which I may not indicate or upon which I may not enlarge) , preparing Itself for the experience of physical manifestation; It is also endeavourig to "create" the needed responsive apparatus which will be of such a nature that Members of the Hierarchy may function with the minimum of difficulty on earth and will experience the least possible measure of handicap; They will thus be enabled to give full time and attention to the work done by Them in physical manifestation.

They are endeavouring also toestablish a closer telephatic rapport and a more intimate (though strictly impersonal)  relationship with Their disciples on all rays, so that there can be a free integrity and one which - no matter what may happen in the three worlds-cannot be disrupted or in any way lessened.

Although for Them no astral plane exists and glamour is entirely non-existent,  They have to learn to do most peculiar things:  to work on the astral plane (because it exists for humanity and for the animal kingdom) , to traverse this region of glamour and then to "demonstrate light in dissipating fog" in a manner for which there has hitherto been no call.

Externalisation of the Hierarchy - A.A.Bailey- The Tibetan Master D.K.

 


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