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Everything is dual; everything has poles; everything has its pair of opposites; like and unlike are the same; opposites are identical in nature but different in degree; extremes meet; all truths are but half-truth; all paradoxes may be reconciled, says the Kabylion.

Enlightenment is the reconciliation of the pairs of opposites without which one stays in separation and illusion.

One cannot examine the whole issue of the pairs of opposites without understanding the role of the planet Mars as a major player. Mars is the planet of destruction; destroying what is outworn and erroneous and no longer needed in one’s life.  The Martian forces in the body are not malefic but instead serve to vitalize the bloodstream, purify and stimulate all aspects and organs of the body.  This force arouses the whole lower nature in man and brings about the last battle between the personality and the soul as the…

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I Wish You Love…

The next blog will be my final.  In the series of pieces I have written, I have tried to introduce the audience to the Arcane Mysteries.  When I speak to people the question always comes up: “What is that?”  The next statement I hear from many is:  “Why is your writing so heavy”?

I also realize that this group is not accustomed to being mentally challenged and might have been erroneously informed that the mind is dangerous and should not be trusted  Basically, one should only feel and should not have to think about spiritual things. This and other statements like these become barriers to humanity’s evolution.

Thirty-seven years ago in 1975 I was directed to write down the title “Understanding Your Choice” as it was a book I would write.  I categorically rejected the idea that I would be writing any book since I was not a writer and would have no idea what to write on a topic that seemed at that time to be so abstract.

Twenty-five years later, however, that same presence informed me it was time to write the book.  At first I wondered: Which book?  However, I quickly recalled the title given to me those many, many years before, which had only flashed into mind every five to ten years.

When I began writing the book, I began to understand why it took 25 years to write it.  I needed the first-hand experience of the knowledge of the spiritual journey one must walk in order to be a guide.

One reader describes Understanding Your Choice as 20 books of ancient knowledge combined in one relatively easy to read and accessible volume.  Some might contend  the book is not that easy, but then again the term “easy” is relative and it depends on the preparation he has afforded himself, giving him the capacity to comprehend the material.

In a conversation with a friend I explained to her that in order for the secrets of life to be reveal to an individual, he has to prove himself worthy.  There is a statement written of Isis: “No one lifts the veil of ISIS; When She finds you worthy, she will lift her veil and reveal herself to you”

Many say they want to know Truth but refuse to do what is necessary to have that truth revealed to them.  They are not willing to summit themselves to the discipline the soul demands.  They, therefore, satisfy themselves with having “so-called” teachers tell them whatever is most expedient and demands little of them.

This information is for those who have struggled against great odds and have proven themselves worthy of the information. The Soul is the only true teacher and demands nothing but everything.

The series of articles of I have written together with the three books:

  • Understanding Your Choice
  • Unveiling the Secrets of the feminine Principle, and
  • The Role of Consciousness in Governance, constitute the body of information necessary for all those who are not just curious but truly desire what might lie beyond of the veil of illusion mankind in which mankind is so immersed.
    • The Idea That Is the United States of America, Its Occult Foundation is an expansion of chapter eight of The Role of Consciousness in Governance and is sufficient to begin one’s journey into the into .

My guidance was to make this information accessible both in content and physical availability.  This I have done.  Those who have acquired these books have done so because they are called to read them.  In the future when conditions are more appropriate a larger group will see the necessity of availing themselves of these Ancient Mysteries kept in secret until this Age of Aquarius.

May Light Be Extended Upon You!

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The Relationship of Sirius to Humanity’s Development

There has been much talk about the Aquarius the Age we have now entered having completed the 2,160 year period of the Age of Pisces. We also completed the 29,200 year Cosmic Year of Pisces.

What does this mean?  Each Age contains 2,160 years. One Cosmic Year contains 12 Ages just as each calendar or zodiacal year contains twelve months.  Therefore twelve ages equals 29,200 years of cosmic time and is called a Cosmic Year.

We have ended not only the Age of Pisces, but also completed the Cosmic Year of Pisces.  The question one might ask is: “Why aren’t we not in the Age of Aries which would naturally follow Pisces?”  The reason is we are on a Reverse Path or the Path of Return.

From the very beginning when man chose to clothe himself in flesh to come to this planet, he knew he would return.

This return can be interpreted as a return to a physical place called “home” as talked about in the symbolic story of the prodigal son, which is really symbolic and refers to a place of oneness or wholeness. The return requires the traveler to leave behind the world of illusion for one of self-conscious awareness and one’s true place in the universe.

The old Chinese proverb that says: A picture is worth a thousand words and applies greatly when it relates to what I refer to the Tarot Keys.  The Tarot Keys is a book or deck contains 78 pictorial images developed by the sages in Fez Morocco many thousands of years ago. This book contains the most profound story of man’s involution, his journey through matter and his eventual evolution out of the illusion of matter.

The Key which represents the Age of Aquarius is Key 17 called the STAR.  Aquarius is an air sign so we know that much of the work of this age will be focus on the regeneration of the mind. The world we inhabit is the collective projection on the screen of life of the ideas and thought-forms that have become humanity’s reality for ages.  Just as mankind has created what he has clearly discovered he no longer likes; he must now reverse his thinking to create the reality he now feels are more in alignment with where he wants to go.

I would like to take you back to the Age preceding this one, the Age of Pisces.  I feel the Key 18 of the Tarot offers many great clues that will help us understand the relevance of the present Age and the stories both Keys tell.   The role of the High Priestess is to keep hidden the Arcane Mysteries until mankind developed the capacity to decode them, though steadily impulsing him toward the goal of self-knowledge.

Symbolisms are the media used by the soul to communicate its messages to man. He must have therefore developed the capacity to unravel the mysteries.

So one may ask: What was the High Priestess keeping secret and, what is Isis Urania, Key 17, now about to reveal?

The High Priestess is the first representation of Water and is the symbol of perfect memory and in particular, perfect recollection of the One Life who never forgets anything. She is the Intelligence of Unity, Love and Wisdom. She sits between two pillars, one black, one white..

She is the link and the reconciler between all that seem opposing. She links and reconnects all that has operated under the illusion of separation. She holds the secrets of the riddle of the Sphinx.

The riddle: Who is Man?

This Key 17 displays in the foreground the image of a Woman named Isis Urania who is nude…

To put this image in context, She is the same woman represented by Key 2 called the High Priestess who is the Female Elder of the Temple, and in contrast to Key 17 is fully veiled and robed. She is the symbol of “Truth Unveiled”.

The woman in this Key is one of the members of the Egyptian Triad: Father/Osiris, Mother/Isis, Son/Horus.  Being able to decipher the symbols of this Key tells the whole story of the Age of Aquarius. The two central figures in the Key are ISIS, the brightest and largest THE STAR.  The Key however is called THE STAR which tells me that this Star is central to the Age of Aquarius.

The large Star is Sirius also referred to as the Star of Mercury.  The seven smaller stars are the seven chakras or the seven planets which Sirius operates through.

It is well known in many quarters in our society the role that Sirius plays in the affairs of humanity and this planet.  For centuries the Dogon people of Mali, West Africa have told of their unbroken connection and communication with the High Priests on Sirius.  A detailed account of this long history can be found in Robert Temple’s book: The Sirius Mystery.  After years of ridiculing the idea, NASA confirmed in 1953 that in fact there is a star system called Sirius and now this is an accepted fact. The goal of Sirius for mankind and the planet are intertwined and are the same—the spiritualization of matter. To achieve this objective, the design of the human body and the planet each with its seven chakras need to be able respond of the outer cosmic forces on the planetary forces.  The without must be aligned with the within for the manifestation of the Divine Plan for both the human vehicle and the planetary vehicle.  That Plan and Purpose is the merge of the pairs of opposites. And so the inner work is facilitated by the alignment of the outer planetary forces with the inner planetary forces(the seven primary chakras) for the fulfillment of the Great Work to be accomplished in man.

In Key 17 is a tree—The Tree of life — and in the background is the Ibis bird representative of Thoth or Hermes who is the messenger of the God to Man.

The process of spiritual transformation is a physical and spiritual one. The seven planets and the seven primary human chakras which are aligned with the seven major glands of the endocrine system provide the process through which the regeneration of the human vehicle is achieved and are as follows:

Saturn —The root chakra/base of the spine is associated with the reproductive systems: ovaries in the female and testes in the male. Through these glands information from one lifetime is carried over to the next and the awareness of unfinished business that must be addressed.  This is where the influence of Saturn the celestial teacher insists and brings pressure to bear on the individual to not move forward until these issues are overcome.  Many called them trials but Saturn calls them lessons and creates crisis in one’s life to bring attention to what must be changed so as not to keep repeating the same life lessons and in repeating lifecycles. “Dominion and Slavery” is the pair of opposites representing the path of Saturn.  Man is a co-creator, who shares in the administration of the Great Work, and assists in the evolution of the Great Plan for the liberation of humanity and for this he must be prepared.

Mars —The second chakra involving the adrenal glands on top of the kidneys influences the emotional nature of the individual.  These forces of Mars are meant help destroy the emotional attachments to our individual, racial and national realities that are outworn, outmoded and erroneous; and to prevent repeated incarnations to learn the lessons Saturn are sure to present again, and again. Mars is the planetary force that rules, conditions, and controls the entire physical vehicle called the personality. The influences of Mars lead to idealism, destructive fanaticism, struggle, strife, and war, which were the characteristics of the Age of Pisces that has just ended. Unfortunately, there are many who are desperately holding on to that past—a past, which cannot be recaptured.

Jupiter—The solar plexus chakra is associated with the digestive system and the pancreatic gland.  This center is usually called the abdominal brain and is associated with the memories of survival we carry with us over lifetimes.  These memories are primarily associated with the autonomic nervous system, which carry on the functions of the body without thought on the part of the individual. Between the Jupiter center and the heart center is the diaphragm which separates the lower three centers from the upper three and the higher mind from the lower mind.  The solar plexus is where the Jupiter force resides in the body, and this is the organ of our psychological rapport with other human beings as well as the occult center of our contact with the memory of the lower kingdoms. Jupiter, the ruler and conveyor of expansion, significantly expresses itself to bring the individual to ripeness.

The Sun —The heart chakra and is associated with the Thymus gland located in the chest, behind the sternum.  This gland produces T-Cells which produce blood cells that fight off infection. The heart is central to the specific purpose for which Man was sent into incarnation. All the mysteries recognize the heart as the center of spiritual consciousness. The heart is so central to the consciousness of the individual that it is important to recognize all its physical and non-physical aspects, as well as the fact that this is the place where the mental, emotional, and physical aspects of the individual come together to be expressed internally and externally.

Venus —The throat chakra-associated with the thyroid gland. It is located in the neck and regulates metabolism and protein absorption. It is also the largest gland in the body. All philosophers and sages conclude that she is the ‘alter ego’ of planet Earth, and therefore is primarily involved in the functioning of outcomes here. Her relationship with the Sun in Sirius focuses on the development of the lower and higher mental bodies of Man, and correspondingly, the quickening and strengthening of the heart. The three influences of Sirius are focused in the Regulus, usually referred to as “the Heart of the Lion”, a white star of great magnitude in the constellation of Leo.

The Moon —The Brow Charka and is associated with the pituitary gland and inner and external vision.  It is located in the middle of the brain, regulates homeostasis.  The Moon, the mother of forms, is the symbol of matter, and deals with the lunar mansions, the home of the soul in all three worlds of human endeavor. Greater knowledge of the lunar forms reveals an understanding of the physical body, the astral vehicle, and the mental sheath. The Moon, and the moon center in the body, the pituitary gland together with the hypothalmus, are concerned with the exoteric influences, which affect the ordinary life of the human, bringing about the fusion of the will-to-be and to know, and of the heart and mind, which leads to the inclination in the individual to create the conditions that lead to the significant and critical transformations of instinct into intellect. The Moon is said by sages to veil the mysterious and occult planet Uranus, and now that this veil is being removed, this ruler of the Aquarian Age is causing great transference in the human consciousness from intellectual perceptions to intuitive knowledge.

Mercury —The Base of the Skull associated with the pineal gland which produces melatonin the pigment that connects all humanity and which everyone has in his brain. It controls sleep/wake and reasoning function. It is through this center that Hermes or Mercury, the messenger of God to Man operates to bring man into a perfect recall of his relationship to each other and to all life.  It is through the influence of this center that the Brotherhood of man, a hallmark of the Aquarian Age that man will come to understand his obligation to one another. Mercury works with Venus, who conditions the inner work of the individual to elicit the embryonic understanding of causes and conditions to complete this task of the inner work. It is Mercury that conditions the mind toward the will-to-be, which initiated the beginning of Man’s incarnation upon the Earth, as well as the idea to be in form. This same force of will influences the idea to initiate all new decisions, including freedom from form.

The seven interior centers called chakras, form the ladder with seven rungs on which each aspirant descends on his way down into the world of sense experience through the five senses. and are the same seven rungs of the ladder on which he ascends in consciousness with right occult or esoteric training.

Other esoteric writings give us great insights into the role of Sirius in human evolution of which Masonry is the most significant. The Great White Lodge on Sirius is the prototype of the Great White Lodge on Earth and modern Masonry is a distortion of that Lodge. In this Lodge there is no separation based on gender, race, social standing and financial background.  Membership in this lodge is achieved only through spiritual regeneration.

When a true understanding of Masonry is grasped, the restoration of these sacred and ancient mysteries will become a reality on the planet.

Though Masonry has been corrupt and inadequate, it still contains within it the germ for future externalization.

LVX—May Light Be Extended Upon You!

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Reconciling the Pairs of Opposites


Everything is dual; everything has poles; everything has its pair of opposites; like and unlike are the same; opposites are identical in nature but different in degree; extremes meet; all truths are but half-truth; all paradoxes may be reconciled, says the Kabylion.

Enlightenment is the reconciliation of the pairs of opposites without which one stays in separation and illusion.

One cannot examine the whole issue of the pairs of opposites without understanding the role of the planet Mars as a major player. Mars is the planet of destruction; destroying what is outworn and erroneous and no longer needed in one’s life.  The Martian forces in the body are not malefic but instead serve to vitalize the bloodstream, purify and stimulate all aspects and organs of the body.  This force arouses the whole lower nature in man and brings about the last battle between the personality and the soul as the lower man dies and is reborn on a higher turn of the spiral.

There are three places in the zodiac where Mars features prominently to transform humanity and the planet:

  • Aries
  • Scorpio
  • Capricorn

Mars is the exoteric ruler of Aries and in the sign of Aries, Mars provides three urges.  The first is to begin manifestation on the plane of Matter, Earth.  This urge symbolizes the urge of mankind to come into form and to begin his long journey through the many stages of development.  Secondly, it provides the urge to create both individually and universally because mankind had the need to create something of his own and so the plane of matter offered the most ideal environment in which to do so.  Thirdly is Aries’ urge for resurrection.  It is this impulse, which allows humanity to first sense the need for the release from form.  He feels the weight of matter as being too much to bear and this feeling causes him to want to roll away the heavy “stone” from the entrance to the sepulcher of his soul, so that he might find liberation. Therefore, he made the choice to toward re-orientation and the Path of Return.

When mankind made the choice to incarnate in order to have a physical, emotional and mental experience in form, a cleavage occurred in his mind that set up an illusion of separation.  The consequences of this cleavage is the perception of duality which is a mental construct which can only be reversed by a cognitive grasp of the pairs of opposites and their relationship to each other.

The decision was an esoteric one that lays out in symbolic form the journey of man into matter begun under the sign of Aries. He made the “decision” to embark on an adventure of choice to experience more than he knew he could by remaining “home” which for him was a place of safety and ignorance.  He decided instead to travel into distant lands which took him to strange and unfamiliar places where he was forced out of his comfort zone to learn things about himself he was incapable of learning any other way.

Mars is the esoteric ruler of Scorpio in which the entity is re-oriented to the soul and onto the Path of Return. This re-orientation is the first of two major crises in this sign. This intelligent man of the world through reason and memory of his ancient beginnings, comes to realize, like the Prodigal Son, he had eaten enough of the husks of life and having exhausted the resources of worldly desires and ambition, says to himself:  “I will arise and go home.”  At this point the individual experiences a definite re-orientation to his Spirit and passes through the most subtle tests to undergo certain undefinable and spiritual recognitions.  These recognitions are from the angle of memory and of the consequences of that memory.  This memory is recalled from that of the race of man and of his established and individual subconscious reservoirs of thought and desires which are both inherent and inherited.

The sum total of all his false prides, instinctual tendencies, wrong mental attitudes, fear, cruelty, money, selfishly cornered, hate, sex, physical comfort selfishly appropriated  referred to collectively as the “Dweller on the Threshold” are what he must face.  They represent the unconquered and un-subdued residue he must overcome in order that initiation can take place.  The ancient deficits are numerous and extremely potent and when these personality residues are well established in the individual he becomes “The Dweller” wanting to keep the personality in separation.  The struggles and the tests come as the aspirant is engrossed in the light and glory of his own soul referred to as “The Angel of the Presence”.  These tests and trials are self-initiated and put him in a positive conditioning space where all defects of personality rise to the surface.  In Scorpio, the sign of Triumph, the individual emerges as a result of the struggle and victory as a whole divine man, though not yet perfected, emerges. When “The Dweller on the Threshold” stands face to face with the Angel of the Presence, something occurs.  The light of the personal self fades and wanes in the blaze of glory which emanates from the Angel of the Presence. The greater glory obliterates the lesser.  This can only occur when the personality recognizes itself as the Dweller and enters into a conscious relationship with “The Angel” as someone who desires nothing else but liberation from the bondage of ignorance.

He comes face to face in Scorpio with the desires of its polar opposite, Taurus and his desires are transmuted into aspiration.  The individual now turns his direction from matter to the attention of the Soul.

Scorpio rules death and inheritance. The Scorpio region of the body is also the sexual region.  The sexual force in the body when re-oriented and re-directed is essential in the achievement of spiritual liberation and the reconciliation of the pairs of opposites.  This same force aids in the opening up of the centers in the brain which is responsible for the individual to achieve the inner “sight” of the mind enabling him/her to bring together the pairs of opposites and to be able to see the relationship and association between them. He is now able to see for the first time and comes to the conclusion that all pairs of opposites as only two aspects of one thing and are not in fact antagonistic to each other.

The blood and the bloodstream are the agencies through which the elements of consciousness are transported throughout the body to not only vitalize but to transform the aspirant.

Death to separation occurs and his entrance into a more expanded life begins.  If there was no death, the process of evolution could not occur.

After the blood and death themes play themselves out; the dire testing; trials; the individual conflict; the consciousness of the misery of existence all brought about by the combined influences of  Scorpio, the individual is now re-oriented toward the second-birth.

The planet Mars is exalted in the sign of Capricorn which is one of the most important signs of the zodiac. The sign of Capricorn is that of the second-birth.

The individual who was re-oriented under the influence of Scorpio and with a one-pointed focused direction facilitated by the energies of Sagittarius, he begins his steep ascent to the mountain-top of spiritual attainment symbolized by the mountain-goat of Capricorn.

Capricorn is the birthplace of the Christ.  This is where mankind emerges from the fourth kingdom of Homo Sapiens into the fifth kingdom of Homo Spiritualis or as God-Man.  Capricorn opens the door into the Hierarchy of Beings.

Capricorn is an earth sign and is where we find the densest point of concrete materialization of which the human soul is capable.  In this regard, Capricorn holds within it the seeds of death and finality.   When the crystallization of matter has reached a certain degree of density and hardness it is easily shattered and destroyed.  In this way man who is born out of the dust of the earth and is fundamentally materialistic, coupled with the blows of fate, brings about his own destruction.

Capricorn being ever the sign of finality, conclusions and the mountain top therefore marks the point at which no further ascent can be achieved in a particular life cycle. The individual comes to realize that progress is impossible under the current conditions of material density. This necessitates his decent into the valley of pain, despair and death before he begins anew to scale the heights and conquer them; the grandeur will remain but this time matter will be beneath his feet and by extension, that of humanity’s.  The Capricorn individual is symbolic of humanity as a whole and it is the plan that as a consequence of the above, a new cycle of effort is initiated.  The Capricorn struggles, strains and fights with the forces of the underworld are representative of the Capricorn experience.

At one time in the distant past, Capricorn was the last sign of the zodiac. The last two signs of Aquarius and Pisces were added because when mankind was able to respond to their peculiar influences.  Prior to this, the personality vehicles of contact and mechanisms for response in humanity were not sufficiently developed.

Mankind is now responding the respective influences of the Aquarian World Server and the Pisces World Saviour.  There are now enough souls who have attained initiation to facilitate mankind’s liberation from ignorance.  With matter under his feet, and the reconciliation of the pairs of opposites:

  • Fertility and Sterility
  • Peace and Strife
  • Grace and Sin
  • Life and Death
  • Wealth and Poverty
  • Wisdom and Folly
  • Dominion and Slavery,

Large numbers of mankind have joined the hierarchy of souls who can now step forward to be vehicles of transmission of light and power to those coming up the ladder of spiritual attainment.

Humanity, governed by the sign of Cancer which is the polar opposite of Capricorn, is now in a state of turmoil prior to a great step forward taking place and is the expression of a sense of responsibility which marks the first flower and fruit in self-conscious unfoldment. This is responsible for the sweeping conflict in such a pronounced way.  We are at a great turning point.  I wish for you that you make the decision to enter upon the reverse path, consciously!

May Light Be Extended Upon You-LVX!

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The Truth about Freemasonry

Everything is governed by some form of urgency toward satisfaction.

This is distinctive of mankind’s search at every stage of his development; whether it is the instinctual urge to self-preservation, which can be seen in his savage search for food or in the economic problems of the modern civilized man.  Or, in the urge to self-reproduction and the satisfaction of the appetite which works itself out in the complexity of the sex life of the human race; whether it is the urge to be popular, loved and esteemed; whether it is the urge for intellectual enjoyment and mental appropriation of truth; whether it is the deep-seated desire for eternal life and rest, which characterizes the Christians; or the aspiration for illumination, which is the demand of the Mystic; or it is the longing for identification with reality which is the wish of the occultist.

Humanity is governed and controlled in some form or another by these urges.  

Until an individual is securely on the Path of Return, he cannot grasp the absolute demand of his own soul for the release from the search for external, material, tangible satisfaction forged by desire.  It was desire that initiated the need to incarnate and to subsequently pursue the path of liberation and purification for a needed period, under the Law of Rebirth.

As the process toward purification progresses the demand on the personality by the soul becomes stronger and stronger.  And as the individual advances on the path toward Initiation, the control of his reactions that at first was unconscious, becomes more potent and is more consciously appreciated.

Masonry 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 the Divine, and the way of salvation is pictorially preserved in its work…

Masonry is a far more occult organization than might be first realized and is intended to be the training school for the coming advanced occultists.

The Masonic Fraternity is one of the three main channels through which preparation for the New Age will take place.  The others are the Educational Field, and the Church, which is a temporary transient place for the evolving soul.  All three have been in a state of static and unable to respond to the inner needs of humanity as they should. However, they are now beginning to respond to the task they have been assigned.

Consequently, the Masonic, the Esoteric and Church organisms will become the three centers of initiation.  In all three groups are to be found members whose centers in the brain are developing to be able to make contact with their higher selves.

 Self-knowledge is the goal…

And can only be achieved when one has a grasp of the Laws which form the basis of all true psychological understanding and apply them to his own unfoldment through rigid self-discipline.

Church members and Masonic Fraternities must become familiar with the inner significance of the various rites, rituals, ceremonies and colors and the importance of the work done upon the floor of the Lodge.  What is played out in symbolic form is essential to strengthening the link to their ancient pass and hastens the process of their evolution.

It is impossible to talk about Masonry without discussing the sign of Gemini.  It is the major symbol of duality—duality caused by the Life Power concentrating its limitless energy of any particular point in space and time.  This created a cleavage in the minds of man and the illusion of separateness, and, therefore, the symbol of the twin pillars Jachin and Boaz.  Gemini is the doorway into cleavage and the doorway through which unity must be achieved.

This Illusion or Maya of separation is what must end and is what the talk of 2012 is about.

Gemini, therefore, governs all the pairs of opposites in the zodiac and also preserves the magnetic interplay between them.  It also has a fluidic relationship between them in order to facilitate their transmutation into unity, since the two must finally again become one.

The Gemini force is what produces the changes needed for the evolution of Christ Consciousness at any particular time and space.

Masonry is a philosophy and not a religion.

The soul communicates in symbols…

The symbolism of Masonry describes the journey mankind embarked upon in the long and distant past; to enter the plane of matter to live out the concept of duality and separation.

This idea of separation is a mental construct, since in reality, it does not exist.  The mental cleavage has taken humanity into the physical, emotional and mental adventure, immersing him into the density of matter with all its allures.  His task is to make his way out of this Maya or Illusion of separation back into Oneness.

 All wars, conflicts, hunger, pains and maladies of life have their origin in separation.

The legend and symbolisms of Masonry is the story of the decent into illusion and the accent through the process of Initiation to liberation…

The following is a quote from The Lost Keys of Masonry by Manly P. Hall

“Masonry is a structure built upon experience.  Each stone is a sequential step in the unfolding of intelligence.  The shrines of Masonry are ornamented by the jewels of a thousand ages; its rituals ring with the words of enlightened seers and illuminated sages.  A hundred religions have brought their gifts of wisdom to its altar.  Arts and sciences unnumbered have contributed to its symbolism.  It is more than a faith; it is a path of certainty.  It is more than a belief; it is a fact.  Masonry is a university, teaching the liberal arts and sciences of the soul to all who will attend to its words.”

The Hiram Legend

Central to the Masonic story is the Grand Architect, Hiram Abiff, Grand Master of the Dionysiac Architects, a Widow’s son, and of no royal descent, who is said to have had no equal among the artisans of the earth.

When the wise man and beloved of God, Solomon, builder of the Everlasting House, and Grand Master of the Lodge in Jerusalem, ascended to the throne of his father David, he consecrated his life to the erection of a temple to God, and a palace for the kings of Israel.  Solomon thought of no one more qualified to build this temple but Hiram Abiff, the Master Builder.

The temple to be erected was no ordinary structure, but alluded to the temple not made with hands eternal in the heavens, according to a pre-ordained plan. The Hiram King of Tyre, who supplied the building materials and the skillful artificer, Hiram Abiff, and the large companies of craftsmen and laborers, assisted King Solomon.

This temple, of which all material edifices are but types and symbols, is the collective body of humanity itself.  A perfected Humanity was the great Temple, which in the counsels of the Most High, was intended to be erected in the mystical Holy City.  The three great Master-builders, Solomon, and the two Hirams, are a triad corresponding, in a manner, with the Holy Trinity of the Christian religion. Hiram Abiff, being the chief architect, is he “by whom all things were made, and in whom the whole building fitly framed together groweth unto a holy habitation in the Lord.”

The materials of this temple are the souls of men, as living stones are fellow craftsmen and collaborators with the divine plan and purpose. The legend of this Master-builder, Hiram Abiff, is a great allegory of Masonry, and its figurative story parallels that of Christ of the Holy Scriptures. As the story goes, CHiram (Hiram), in the building of the temple, divided his workmen into three groups:

  • Entered Apprentices
  • Fellow-craftsmen
  • Master Masons

To each division, CHiram gave certain passwords and signs by which their respective excellence could be easily determined.  Though each was classified according to his merit, some were dissatisfied, feeling that they were entitled to a more exalted position than they were capable of filling. So finally, three of the Fellow-craftsmen, more daring than the rest, decided to force CHiram to reveal the password of the Master’s degree. Knowing that CHiram always went into the unfinished Sanctum Sanctorum at high noon to pray, these three ruffians— Jubela, Jubelo, and Jubelum, lay in wait for him, one at each of the three main gates to the temple.

When the ruffians were refused the Master’s Word, they each participated in specific ways to his demise with a final blow by Jubelum between the eyes with a mallet CHiram fell dead.  These acts by all three ruffians allude to the need of all three strains of humanity to feel entitled to what they have not earned and not wanting to apply the self-discipline, focus and restraint required for true self-mastery.

The Mysteries are the architects of civilization, and Hiram personified their power and dignity as the Master Builder, as he fell victim to the three ruffians; the recurrent trio: — the State, the Church and the Mob/ or ignorance, superstition, and fear, respectively.

When the State governs, man is full of fear; when the Church governs, man is ruled by superstition; when the mob governs, man is ruled by ignorance. It is through the agencies of these three, that the Spirit of Good is murdered, a false kingdom controlled by wrong thinking, wrong feeling, and wrong action are established in its stead, and the material universe of evil appears ever victorious.

When Masonry is free of politics, its social agenda and its paralyzing state of inertia, it will meet the needs of those who are qualified through true Initiation to wield power.

There is a group on the physical plane who without any exoteric organizations, ceremonials, or outer forms are integrating silently, steadfastly and powerfully—a group of men and women who will supersede the past efforts of the Masters of Wisdom—they will supersede all churches, all groups, and all organizations and will eventually constitute that oligarchy of elect souls who govern and guide the world.

They are gathered from every nation and are chosen not by any Master but by the power of their response to the spiritual opportunity, tide and note and not pride or ambition.

May Light Be Extended Upon You! —LVX!

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The Mystery of Death

The dissolution of form is a fundamental element of the cosmic process.

All things change.

All conditions pass away.

No form ever remains permanent…

Existence is a stream, a series of waves, eternal movement.

The irrational desire for permanence and the desire for crystallization must end.

Life and death are bound up together and the terms death and limitation are synonymous.

We live in a fluid universe and, in order to bring to completion the Great Work to which we are all called, mankind must grasp the alchemical truth:  death, or dissolution, is the secret of the Great Work.

The Great Work or Alchemy is the process which transmutes base metal into gold; within humans it’s the process that raises humankind from human to God-Man.

The dissolution of the physical body is a necessary and beneficial manifestation of life and is not the cessation of self-conscious existence.  Death of the physical is therefore not evil as is understood by the unenlightened who feel it is the last enemy to be conquered.  When correctly understood, however, the very forces that lead to physical death are the same that will bring the individual into the consciousness of eternal life.

When an entity chooses to incarnate on the plane of matter, he takes on a garment of flesh, which creates limitation and brings about a death to his previous life. That death in turn brings about his/her beginning in the world of matter.  As part of the continuing spectrum, at the time of physical withdrawal or death, he dies to the world of limitation and returns back to the world of spirit from whence he came and the freedom it offers.

When an individual focuses their consciousness on ‘form’ and identifies almost completely with the principle of death or limitation, he/she interprets freedom from physical life as death. However, as the individual evolves, his consciousness increasingly shifts into that which is not form and more into the world of the abstract or spirit. This is achieved through meditation when the individual begins to use the mind, a reflection of the Will aspect.  This conditions the personality and provides an entrance into the world of the soul, bringing into view the full purpose of the soul resulting in the overcoming of the fear of death.

Death for the average person is a catastrophic experience filled with dread and fear. It conjures up thoughts of leaving a warm, loving, lighted room and being dragged kicking and screaming into a lonely, cold, dark room, hoping for the best but having no assurance of anything.

What is forgotten however is that every night during the hours of sleep we die to the physical plane while alive and functioning on other planes. This is because we have achieved the ability and have the facility to leave the physical body.  However, because most are unable to consciously bring back the recollections from the interval and active living before coming back into the body, they are unable to relate sleep and death.

Death, in essence is only a longer period of sleep between the physical plane.  In sleep, the magnetic thread or current of energy through which the life force is connected to the body is preserved intact and constitutes the path of return to the body. In death, this life thread is severed or broken and the conscious individual cannot return to the physical body. Lacking the principle of coherence, the physical body then disintegrates.  This happens in accordance with the will and purpose of the soul.

In the body, the life current differentiates into two threads and is anchored in two locations.  They are anchored in the body as follows:

  1. The soul thread is anchored or seated in the brain in the region of the pineal gland.  This makes the individual an intelligent, rational entity; self-conscious and self-directing and makes him aware of the world in which he lives according to the place he has reached in his evolution. The development of this mechanism in the three areas of cerebro-spinal, sympathetic and peripheral nervous system and endocrine also helps greatly to facilitate his functioning in the world as a conscious entity.
  2. The second aspect of the soul is anchored in the heart and is responsible for the animation of every atom in the body and constitutes the principle of coherence or integration. The soul aspect is the life principle; the principle of determination; the central nucleus of positive energy by which all the atoms of the body are held in their right place and are all subordinated to the Will of the soul. This life principle uses the blood stream as its mode of expression and its controlling agency.  Through the close association of the blood stream with the endocrine system, man becomes a conscious, living entity governed by and expressing the purposes of the soul in all the activities of human living.

Death is, therefore, the withdrawal from the heart and the head of these two streams of energy.  Withdrawal of these two streams of energy produces a complete loss of consciousness and disintegration of the body. Death is different from sleep in that both streams of energy are withdrawn. The two threads are then unified in the one life thread.  When this happens the individual becomes unconscious and his focus and awareness is elsewhere and no longer toward the tangible physical.

What might not be widely known is that there is that the human body has an underlying, interpenetrating vital body which is the counterpart to the physical body and is even larger than the physical body. This is called the etheric body or etheric double.  It is an energy body composed of force centers and force threads called nadis.  These are the counterparts to the nervous apparatus in the physical body, the nerves and nerve ganglia. There are two places in the human vital body where there are orifices or openings for the exit of the life force.  One opening is in the solar plexus and the other is in the brain, at the top of the head. A closely woven web of etheric matter composed of interlacing strands of life energy cover theses orifices.  In the process of death, the pressure of the life energy beating against the web produces a puncturing or, eventually, an opening. Depending on the point of evolution of the entity, he will exit through either the solar plexus or the top of the head.  The more evolved, rational thinking being, exits through the top of the head.

Physical death occurs through four stages:

  • Withdrawal from the dense physical body
  • Withdrawal from the etheric body
  • Vacating the astral or emotional body
  • Finally the leaving of the mental body

The goal of the Masters of Wisdom is for all humans to die consciously by linking the physical and astral planes such that both will constitute one plane.  This linking of the two planes— physical and emotional, offers the opportunity to achieve a greater understanding of one’s sojourn on this planet.

The following explains how an individual makes his/her transition to the other side:

  1. Exit through the head is by the intellectual type, by the disciples, and the initiates of the world.
  2. Exit through the heart is used by the kindly well-meaning who is a good citizen and intelligent friend and a philanthropic worker.
  3. Exit through the region of the solar plexus used by the emotional, unintelligent, unthinking individual and by those whose animal nature is strong.

Death, like birth, is a symbolic beginning

New information is increasingly becoming available about the process of death leading to a greater understanding of the death and dying process. There is a technique and training for dying that should be learned during one’s life which will lead to ‘conscious’ dying.

The Masters of Wisdom who have guided humanity across the centuries are now preparing humanity for the next step that will enable individuals to move to the next step in the evolution of his consciousness in which there will be a continuity of consciousness and the fear and terror of death will be overcome.

LVX—May Light Be Extended Upon You!

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April 29, 2012 · 9:13 pm

Initiation

Initiation

Initiation marks the point at which the individual recognizes in fact, and not only in theory, his identity with the Divine Self in which he has his existence.

It is a conscious process and not something that happens to you in a wave of euphoria.

I have heard many people in the New Age movement talk about Ascension and the idea of taking ascension classes.  I have asked them to explain if, by ascension they are referring to the process that is spoken of that Jesus went through.  They usually become hesitant to associate their process with that of Jesus’.

When I explain that what Jesus went through is the process of Initiation that makes one an Initiate, an Adept and a Master Mason, they usually recoil from the idea.  But, this makes for a great disconnect if followers of Jesus do not want to associate themselves with who he really was, namely, the Wayshower to the path of Initiation and, by extension, his process.

For many in the New Age community there is a lot of difficulty for them to make the transition from mysticism, which is usually associated with the Eastern tradition, to occultism, and the Western tradition.

The prevailing thinking seems to be that everything eastern is holy, spiritual and therefore good while, on the other hand, anything western is unholy and therefore bad but nothing could be further from the truth.  In fact, this thinking reflects the deep separation that exists in the minds of mankind that is responsible for the maladies of the world.

All things are spiritual

It needs to be understood that regardless of one’s culture, race, religious or spiritual orientation, everyone must and will achieve initiation, whether it is in this life or the next or whether it is on this planet or somewhere else.

The process of Initiation liberates the individual from the bondage of ignorance

In fact, what keeps mankind in bondage is his ignorance of his own nature, origin and destiny. And, it is this ignorance he each yearns be liberated from.

The reward or wages at the end of this journey toward liberation is Wisdom, not Gold

I recently heard a minister ask his congregation who would sign up for a life that does not involve material prosperity.  The answer is clear:  Jesus did.  Initiates do.

For the initiate on the path of initiation or liberation, he or she must renounce the world of matter because it is only through this renunciation that he will realize that he has dominion over all Matter.

Each person would do well to regard initiation as a pivotal process in his lifetime and strive to endeavor that every life experience or cycle of life experiences, progress them into a wider field of awareness and expression, all of which will result in their final Initiation.

The underlying theme of the individual evolutionary process is the desire to reconcile each pairs of opposites, which Venus, in Taurus, reveals to the aspirant.  Venus, later in the sign of Capricorn, reveals to man the desire for the whole, the universal, which marks the hallmark of the Initiate.  This process as impacted by Capricorn leads the individual from a self-conscious to group conscious entity. This is how Brotherhood will be established on the planet in the Aquarian Age.   The internal process that each person goes through steadily works this out in the physical, emotional and mental bodies of those prepared to take the next step.

Initiation, which is another name for fusion and/or synthesis, involves the capacity to see, hear, comprehend, synthesize and correlate knowledge.

Initially the body and soul aspects are fused and then, in the final stage the soul infused vehicle merges with his spirit to create a fully illumined entity.

Man is becoming increasingly inclusive due to extra-planetary perceptions

Initiation begins a process that releases the powers of Christ consciousness within the individual resulting in the perfection of the personality vehicle that allows for the transmission of those powers outward, from the causal plane, into manifestation in the physical world.  These practices also modify the chemistry of the blood, which in turn causes a modification of the structures in certain areas of the brain.

The Initiate thus becomes the perfect vehicle, as symbolized by Hermes the messenger of God, because he has now become a God/Man.  He becomes  he “who is called the twice-born” who has built a new physical and not only metaphysical temple of which Solomon’s temple is an example.  These entities are human and live amongst us but go about unseen and/or unknown because they do not occupy the limelight and have no need to do so.

They oversee the administration of this planet

These beings know and understand the quintessence of pain and the depth of “sin” and suffering that mankind has experienced and, because of this knowledge, they are able to adjust their methods for working with humanity to fit the needs of each individual.  They have a love for humanity that triumphs all setbacks because this love is founded on patience, experience and wisdom.  They are distinguished by their knowledge, dynamic will, courage and silence.

Their knowledge, experience and courage are based on ages of endeavor, failure and renewed undertakings, which led to their eventual victory.  Because of this, they are now in service to mankind for a purpose that is enlightened, intelligent and cooperative.  This service to humanity is continuously adjusting itself to meet the needs of the group; to the hierarchical plan and purpose of the Planetary Ruler.   And, because they understand the plan for humanity so well and possess clear illuminated vision, they can bend their will unflinchingly and unswervingly to perform the Great Work of creation.

The Mystery of the Lion and the Unicorn “going up to town” holds within it the secret of initiation in which man must go up to the portal of the temple for admittance into the ‘Hierarchy of Masters’. It also alludes to the “mystic raising” of which Masonry holds the key.

Masonry will be the religious philosophy of the 21st century

The story, The Mystery of the Lion and the Unicorn, also deals with the emergence of the one-pointed consciousness of the initiate.  It also speaks to the defeat of the Lion, which esoterically, has always been used to symbolize the personality, wherein the lower self and animal nature in man is territorial and selfish.

The defeat of the King of Beasts results in the triumph of group, world consciousness and selflessness over selfishness and self-consciousness.  In the true esoteric understanding of this myth, the king of beasts is blinded and killed by the piercing of his eyes and heart by the long horn of the unicorn, and the Initiate is born.

The literal meaning of initiation is “to enter into or begin something”; in the broadest sense it means entrance into the spiritual life.  Therefore, a man who takes his first step into the spiritual kingdom passes out of the purely human kingdom into the superhuman or fifth kingdom.

Just as Man passed out of the animal kingdom into the human kingdom during the stage of individualization; on the path of initiation he now enters upon a life of spirit and begins the final stage of the fivefold evolution.

He groped his way through the Hall of Ignorance for many ages; has gone through the Hall of Learning and is now entering university or, the Hall of Wisdom.

Upon graduation he will receive his degree as Master of Compassion, with Knowledge, Wisdom and Understanding.

  • Knowledge—a product of the Hall of Learning may be described as the sum total of the human experience and discovery. It can be correlated, diagnosed and defined by the use of human intellect. Knowledge is concerned with the material side of life, evolution, matter in the solar systems, the planet, the three worlds of human evolution and the bodies of men.
  • Wisdom—the product of the Hall of Wisdom relates to the development of life within the form and with the progress of the spirit through the ever-changing personality vehicles. And, with the expansion of consciousness that succeed each form life to life. Wisdom deals with the essence of things and not with the things themselves. It is the intuitive perception of truth apart from the reasoning faculty; the innate perception that can distinguish between real and unreal. Wisdom might be described as the gradual blending of the mystic and the occultist and is the therefore the erecting of the temple of wisdom on the foundation of knowledge.
  • Knowledge is the science of matter, wisdom is the science of the spirit
  • Knowledge separates and is objective, wisdom is synthetic and subjective
  • Knowledge divides, wisdom unites
  • Knowledge differentiates, wisdom blends
  • Understanding—defined as the Faculty of Thinker in Time, able to appropriate Knowledge as the foundation of wisdom.  Understanding is that which enables the individual to adapt the things of form to the life of spirit. Wisdom deals with the One Self; Knowledge with the Not-Self; Understanding is the point of view of the Thinker or his relationship between Wisdom and Knowledge.

Initiation is the normal process of evolutionary development.  It leads to the mountaintop where vision can be obtained—a vision of the Eternal Now, where past, present and future exist as one.  A vision of the golden pageant of all the races with the golden thread of pedigree carried through the many types of personality vehicles.  A vision of the golden sphere that holds all life forms—deva, human, animal, vegetable, mineral, elemental— held in unison through many evolutions and through which can be seen pulsating life beating in regular rhythm.

Initiation leads to the cave within whose circumscribing walls the pairs of opposites are known, and the secret of good and evil are revealed.  It leads to the Cross and to the absolute sacrifice which must transpire before perfect liberation can be attained. Only then does the initiate stand free of all earth’s shackles, and is held by nothing in the three worlds—Physical, Emotional and Mental. Initiation leads Man to the Hall of Wisdom and puts into his hands the key to all information, systemic and cosmic, in graduated sequence.

L.V.X—May Light be Extended Upon You!

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