Aries: The 1st Sign of the Zodiac
March 21st thru April 21st
Only in spring occurs that significant astronomical phenomenon which anciently was celebrated as the feast of the Passover. This festival, although called by different names in other lands, was not unique to the Jewish people.
"At its heart, it is the story of passing over to the summer half of the year, from the dreary months of winter darkness and oppression. When we think of the privation endured by primitive people as their stored supplies became exhausted at the end of the season of snow and cold, we can have no surprise that they universally celebrated the passing of the Sun over the celestial equator from south to north, heralding the commencement of the growing period with its new supply of food and its relief from the icy blasts that make demands for special clothes and shelter.
The Vernal Equinox, or 0 degrees Aries, was selected by ancient astronomers to mark this transition. Not only the timing represents the spirit of this season, but the constellated stories they told in the sky mark it as well. When the Sun has circled the zodiac and passed over the Vernal Equinox into Aries, a new year or Cycle of Life begins. To many ancient people this symbolized the transition from the physical world to the spiritual plane of life. If one has ever watched an old ram lead his flock, the use of the Ram to head the procession of constellations will call for no further explanation. Aries was given the Key phrase, I Am. Those born under this influence, more than other people, tend to view things from the standpoint of Individual survival and expression. They are pioneers who venture into new lands.
The spiritual text is:
“There is no death! What seems so is transition:
This life of moral breath
Is but a suburb of the life Elysian
Whose portal we call death
Elements of the Cosmos:
Numbers and Letters as Archetypes
Numbers and letters are at the heart of the education of every student of Esoteric Studies.
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The spiritual alchemist conceives the universe to be an immense organic structure, or cosmic man. They perceive that individual souls are evolving from lower to higher states, and entering into rapport with the whole cosmic scheme. They apprehend...that the universe also is evolving and eternally unfolding its infinite possibilities of expression.
In tune with the pulsating heart of nature, an inner conviction floods their consciousness that every immortal soul plays a part and has its function in this glorious scheme of creation. It is a living conscious cell within the body of Infinite Man...Thus the ineffable plan unfolds.
Each immortal soul perpetually expands the domain of its consciousness and continually increases the power of its control over environment. The separate evolving units thread together to give more complex expression to universal consciousness and power. As a human becomes stronger when the separate cells of it's body gain in vigor, so the expansion in power and more complete cooperation of souls, lend increase of consciousness and
power to the Cosmic Man.
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The Brotherhood of Light lessons encourage us to study the Book of Nature...
Nature manifests through Diversity.
Diversity is the key to survival..mastering its many facets is the means by which we thrive.
Fear of the unknown and that which is different from self manifests throughout nature.
Through Cooperation we express the Will of Deity,
gain the freedom that results from transformation,
and achieve a sense of personal fulfillment, harmony, balance ... spirituality.
For use at times when strife, haste and waste of energy, harshness, temper or violence enter our life.
Constructive Aggressive Urges express as Initiative in the use of energies for constructive work and action, building up instead of tearing down.
O Thou Eternal Spirit, in Whom I live, move, breathe and have my Being! Temper my aggressive activity with gentleness in all that I do and say. Direct my love into channels of care and protection for others. Let the chief interest of my life be constructive service to the weak and helpless.
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Why Astrology and the Tarot are so important to understanding Traditional Knowledge
“The word Kabala signifies traditional knowledge. It thus refers to the Oral Law, as handed down from antiquity; and embraces the occult traditions of all lands and all peoples. Often it is used merely as referring to the esoteric doctrines of the Jews; but in its broader sense it includes also the secret doctrine of other races. This secret doctrine, common to many lands, was jealously guarded from the profane, and was never permitted to pass into writing except in such ambiguous terms as to baffle the uninitiated as to its true purport. “In this sense the sacred books of the world, including the Avesta, the Vedas and the Bible are largely kabalistical; for they set forth traditions that are capable of an inner, or esoteric, interpretation. In fact, there are usually several interpretations possible, each more inner version revealing a deeper truth to those who have advanced along the path far enough to comprehend it.”
“And this seems the proper place to point out that the unwritten kabala, like the written kabala, is set forth in symbolical language, with purposeful blinds and subterfuges to confuse the uninitiated; so that of the few who undoubtedly exist at the present day who have received it, most remain in as much ignorance of its true interpretation as the majority of students do after studying the more accessible written kabala. “This unwritten kabala has been transmitted only through certain secret schools. Those receiving it well merit what is given to them. They are left to their own devices in the matter of interpretation. And because the real keys to its interpretation—astrology and the tarot—have been largely ignored, or distorted, they have floundered sadly in arriving at its meaning. Whether written or unwritten, the kabala is a philosophy correlated to esoteric astrology as exemplified by the tarot; and it can only be comprehended fully by those who perceive the true relation between
astrological energies and their pictured tarot exemplification.”
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