The first festival of spring marks a process of rebirth and revitalization. It is celebrated at the full moon in Aries, after the vernal equinox, and usually occurs in April. In the Christian tradition, it is called Easter, the festival of resurrection. It celebrates the risen Christ, but resurrection implies more than the one-time arising from the grave of the physical body. Continue reading “Easter Festival (Aries)”
A greater power, heart and mind is conceiving that mighty renewal of life which will be so much more than mere worldly expectations. Continue reading “Fire of Love”
“I come at the eleventh hour to save My sparks of life. The sparks of life are each and every individual Self. If someone is in trouble and he is My disciple (one who applies the teaching), I come to console and guide him.” Continue reading “Death and the Eleventh Hour”
There are higher initiations which call the Master to further effort. The Ascension, symbolized by the ascension of the Christ after His appearance before the disciples in the resurrected body of Jesus, marks the sixth initiatory experience and confers Cosmic Consciousness and total immortality of the body to the Ascended Master. Continue reading “EVOLUTION AND INITIATION ~The Gospel Story and the Path of Initiation. (part 5 of 5)”
Seen from the esoteric standpoint, the gospel story is really the story of initiation, a story presented to humanity again and again, in different ways, long before Christianity. The account of the life of Jesus is the symbolic presentation, dramatically re-enacted for us, of the initiate’s journey to Perfection. Continue reading “EVOLUTION AND INITIATION ~The Gospel Story and the Path of Initiation. (part 2 of 5)”
Who is Maitreya?
He has been expected for generations by all of the major religions. Christians know Him as the Christ, and expect His imminent return. Jews await Him as the Messiah; Hindus look for the coming of Krishna; Buddhists expect Him as Maitreya Buddha; and Muslims anticipate the Imam Mahdi or Messiah. Continue reading “Who is Maitreya?”
Contrary to the average Christian’s belief that the Christ comes exclusively for them, He comes as the World Teacher, for all humanity. With the help of His Brother, the Buddha, He will unite East and West, and in particular the different approaches to God of the East and of the West. Continue reading “Christ and Buddha – Brothers.”