We have a recognized cleavage to be bridged on this planet this present day, frequently referred to as the cleavage among "East and West", yet termed extra competently among "Orient and Occident". at the back of the variations in tradition, culture, faith, ideology and social customs, in spite of the fact that, there's a turning out to be interchange of inspiration and psychological knowing. One strong stimulation to this psychological rapport should be in an expanding tendency for the westerner to domesticate the technological know-how of meditation lengthy practiced within the East as a necessary a part of spiritual and religious adventure. nowadays, and as we movement on into the mentally orientated age of Aquarius, with expanding numbers of fellows and girls shifting from an emotional to a psychological concentration, the technological know-how of meditation as a brain education process in focus and invocation becomes more and more practiced within the West.
However, there are deeper and extra profound components of existence and cognizance to be penetrated and printed in meditation. Meditation, within the occult experience, is not just a coaching method for the brain, yet a way of accomplishing alignment, union and id with the soul, with the Christ, and eventually with "the Father". As precise from the adventure of mystical union, occult meditation establishes a systematic approach in which reasons set in movement will produce identifiable results, that are repeated at will. this can be a strategy to be mastered via the brain; it contains excessive psychological task by means of an absolute stillness, with the facility so as to keep watch over and order the brain that it engages in motion or turns into stilled to "reflection" at will.
the 1st goal of this type of meditation is the unsleeping integration of soul and character, in order that the livingness of the soul could galvanize and impression the standard of the character existence. This attracts a guy progressively into that centre of realization in the planet we name the non secular Hierarchy, the dominion of God; the non secular guy then assumes regulate, and the divine power is unfolded.
Since we're dealing in meditation with strength move that is actually fiery and impersonal, there are pitfalls and hazards to be understood and refrained from; those, too, are mentioned. and likewise the colors and sounds resembling many of the ray energies which, occultly talking, are vibrations of alternative frequencies.
In having a look in the direction of the long run, the writer predicts the becoming effect of the technology of meditation, top finally to the setting up of colleges of meditation below the assistance and guide of initiated disciples. those faculties might be of 2 varieties: one, preparatory; and the opposite truly education the coed for initiation. the final word goal of those entire education faculties could be to supply certified disciples for planetary carrier. In all education paintings encouraged by way of Hierarchy the motif is service--the spontaneous influence of soul touch within the selflessly influenced disciple.
"The cause should be epitomised in those few phrases: The sacrifice of the non-public self for the great of the only Self.
The process can also be presently positioned: clever regulate of the character, and discrimination in paintings and time.
The resultant perspective can be: whole dispassion, and a becoming love of the unseen and the genuine.
All it will be consummated via regular software to occult Meditation."
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