The Ancient Mysteries are a fascinating topic that date back to the origin of the universe itself. We are aware that there were mystery schools in Egypt thousands of years ago, and knowledge from these schools was passed along through individual instruction to Greece, India, and later to the West. Key individuals throughout history had journeyed to Egypt at various points, received instruction in the mysteries, and later brought them back to their own lands. Some even started their own mystery schools to perpetuate the tradition. But where did the mysteries originate? Were they discovered by humanity, or...
The following video by Lucis Trust is a thorough overview of the Wesak Festival. The video provides the background of the festival, why it is important, and how to participate in the festival. The 2016 Wesak Festival schedule is also provided.
One of the keys to growing and evolving is understanding the appropriateness of individuals, groups, material goods, and experiences within one’s life. What may be beneficial in one phase of growth, may be detrimental in another. Holding on too tightly to something that has outlived its purpose has the potential to seriously limit growth.
I was reminded of this fact while discovering the following passage within The Unfinished Autobiography by Alice Bailey. Within this passage the fires of spirit and matter are described in the context of creation and evolution:
What is The Consciousness of the Atom?
The Consciousness of the Atom is a book that is part of a 24 volume collection authored by Alice Bailey and communicated by The Tibetan. I have read a few books from this collection, and The Consciousness of the Atom is in my opinion, the easiest to read, although the insights are equally profound when compared to the larger volumes within the collection. For this reason, I believe this book to be a good starting point for those who are new to Alice Bailey or the Ageless Wisdom tradition.