Editorial – Seeing Double
The rapidly changing state of the world has resulted in much confusion, frustration and pain. It’s understandable that pain is an experience which most seek to avoid at all costs. Yet it is inherent in the path that humanity seems to have chosen; the path of greatest resistance that is driving us forward on the difficult but accelerating trajectory that is the “upward struggle through matter which lands a man at the Feet of the Logos”.
My Warrior (or Should I Say “Warring”?) Brother – Djwhal Khul
God created by the power of sound, and the “music of the spheres” holds all life in being (note that phrase). The soul on its tiny scale can create “the new man” by the power also of sound, and a musical rhythm can usefully be imposed upon the personality life by the disciple.
A Directed Life-Tendency – John Rasmussen
A life-tendency directed towards nondualistic realization proceeds through long periods of incremental development marked by sudden intuitive changes. These paradigm shifts improve our understanding as they aid our search for a more intense spiritual life.
Harmony of Colour and Tone: From the Note to the Full Chord – Barbara Valocore
The human body is an instrument for sound. Anyone who has heard great opera singers realizes that the body is an efficient resonating chamber. The air sent through the vocal chords resonates in the bony parts of the torso and skull, enabling the singer to produce sounds that are incredibly strong and beautiful.
Symbolism of the Tree of Life in Chinese Mythology – Wendy Berg
There is much still to be discovered regarding the meaning and symbolism of Chinese mythology, particularly in any interpretation made from a more esoteric point of view. To this end, the symbolism embedded within China’s unparalleled artistic legacy provides a unique source of inspiration and knowledge.
Transcendence: Vision of The Nazarene – Anthony de Villiers
Early explorations into transcendence generate the intimation that our capacity for subtlety and abstraction is without limit and therefore sustainable, while the proliferation of material objects and experiences is finitely governed by a planet of increasingly depleted resources.
Creating Life, Negating Conception; Part1 – Leah Rae Lake
On reproductive issues, these are historical times when even the possibility of a new human talent or skill or realisation can have a profoundly uplifting effect on the situation. By examining the subjective significance of the process of human birth, new ideas emerge which might in time alter our understanding of human reproduction.
Henry Rider Haggard: Forerunner – Nigel Gray
His path of service played out through his vision, mystical consciousness and creative imagination. Rider became a servant of the collective unconscious and through his powerful imagination, brought before the public eye new ideas and mystical concepts that stimulated the minds and imagination of millions of ordinary citizens from all walks of life.