11.30pm at my house.
It is the night before Alyson and I go to LA to record the audio book version of The King Who Came To Earth. I should be resting but I know that now is the time I must meditate so I do so for over an hour.
I figure I have chosen well with my Master and The Aetherius Society and stood fast for over 50 years, taking all the major opportunities presented to me and staying with them – I have stood fast. Made mistakes, absolutely, but through them all I have stood fast. So rightly or wrongly I think I should know God.
I’ve been proactive in making choices along the way and overall I got the major ones right. I was proactive about standing fast and though I did not always do it right, I did it very actively, so I stood fast. But I have not been proactive about knowing God.
I have fallen into the trap that I suspect others have too of thinking that it will happen naturally without any particular effort from me, but how could it? And how could I or anyone else handle it if it did?
Yes, I’ve done regular practices but I need to take it up another notch. Not for the sake of any particular power, nor bliss, nor even peace and not even to “become an adept”, purely and simply to know God. It may happen, I think it might, let’s find out.
Seated on my bed, legs in tailor position, pillows against my back, door closed, table lamp on, eyes closed, breathing. “Breathe – Restrain – Know”, I was told. So I follow that guideline, sometimes holding breath in, sometimes out, intermittent breaths between restraints, the lights and then the third eye seems to form, violet in colour as usual but a yellow surround. I think the three faces are imposed upon each other rather than next to each other, but I could be wrong about that – perhaps you only see the face you’re meant to see at any specific moment. Ringing in the ears building up. I could break down that sound, but I don’t want to be distracted from my purpose. I turn out the table lamp, darkness in the room, I close my eyes, darkness and then a small, dynamic pin prick of white light, as if to remind me and then gone. The third eye seems to form, but that’s not my purpose.
I have to still the mind, not repress the vrittis but let them subside into nothing.
And then it happened and, forgive me, I can’t be sure of the sequence of events, but these are some of them.
A mild pain at the base of the spine, very familiar that, not excruciating as the Master described but discernible, at most a discomfort. A movement of the sphincter muscles and an immediate reaction in my third eye, vision of greater clarity, a trance like feeling as the energies move upwards into the head. A slight resistance to this from my mind and the trance like state fades and then again several times.
I am aware of internal mental resistance. At one point a concern that I will lose my personality, my self, my being consumed in God, a fear, a slight panic causing the state to recede, and then back and at it.
A few things happened. Was it “high intuition” as referred to by Mars Sector 6 in the Fourth Freedom? I very clearly state the A-U-M as a thought, but not initiated by me or coming from my mind. Something in me repeated the Word, it wasn’t me, but it was ME. It wasn’t a message – I know that experience, it’s completely different. This was coming from inside of me, not from an outside source.
I am God, I am Brahma and a host of Sanskrit words including Mahavishnu, Atman, Krishna, Gurudeva. I was thinking them without any conscious intention to do so.
I am God. I am not one with God because even that thought is a suggestion of separation, a seed which needs to be fried as Patanjali might put it. It takes two to become one, I am singular, only one but what else am I?
Anything and everything.
At the same time a strong firm line of magnetic force which I attached to for that moment and I felt I could move kundalini with magnetic attraction upwards, up the back of the neck into the head and outwards. And then I let that go. I knew that God is all life so I am all life.
Lower astral entities who admired their leaders – some type of triumvirate who despised their followers – their lackeys except when they were useful to them.
And higher mental realm entities who now wish they’d been more active on the physical plane, less concerned with their own development, because then their karma would allow them to reincarnate and help actively at this dangerous time – a danger they were fully aware of, more even than we are.
And those in their long robes with arms outstretched they join in ritualistic movements joyously.
A mountain – firm, strong, feeling when boulders fall away, break away from it, feeling this loss, yet still strong, upright, purposeful.
And a hedgehog – scurrying along, feeling protected by its sharp coat, and yet a hint of fear about this.
Jungle animals – ruthless, but gaining experience, all entities being given the chance to gain the experience they need to go back to God.
I am the Law.
It wasn’t my mind, it came from another place. I didn’t think it, I knew it. Even a pebble on a path has a karmic pattern. All life going back to God through multifarious paths – I am the Law.
I know God because I am God.
A tiny step, not the massive stride experienced by Dr. George King and a handful of others. But a tiny step is still a step, and it can be followed by other steps, and gain momentum.
Yes, I know God. The path has led me here through the right Service, with sufficient prolonged effort, it has led me here. And this meditation has taken me over the threshold of knowing God. Just over the threshold, perhaps just one step over it, but over it. Beyond belief, beyond faith, I know, which means that you can too.
God is within you. God is within all life. You can realise your God potential.
That note was written on the plane journey after this experience. Dr. King was fully immersed, had a full immersion, transmuted all emotion into immersion in samadhi, but here I just dipped a toe into that ocean and knew God.
The inner voice was the still small voice of God, the voice of the silence, without character or timbre or accent or even limited to language.
Early on as I detached from me to become ME I felt a love for my body which I observed in an impersonal way but with this love, knowing that every sinew of it was God. And then more briefly a love for my mind and then on.
Another experience, which I omitted to include in the audio recording, took me to a bar in another country. A man spoke in defence of the community, I heard his words, I knew his feelings, I was him. A woman supported him and a small group of older people supported him as he definitely refused to be intimated by a gang of youths who had come into that bar. The leader of the youths was amused, he wasn’t going to retaliate, it wasn’t worth it, for that moment I was him too.
Also during the experience I saw the Master Jesus and felt his immeasurable love for humanity despite all their frailties and then humans were miniscule in size compared to this Master.
Yes, I can now state that I have dipped my toe in the ocean of samadhi.
I’m becoming increasingly aware of the fact that samadhi is a trance condition.
I suppose it should have been obvious. When you start to experience the nature of this condition, as I’m just beginning to do, it becomes clear. You can see why Dr. King had no conscious recall of the transmissions he had received, but had to hear them replayed, because his entire focus was on the reception of the thought beam or beams, but also because he had negated/transmuted conscious thinking and bypassed the normal function of memory.
I am also understanding, for the first time, why there is paralysis in the lower limbs – or at least one reason for it, namely, that again the normal conscious and unconscious processes that enable physical functioning have been bypassed or negated or transmuted as this trance condition is entered.
Another thing I’ve noticed is just how pleasing it is to start to enter a positive trance while, at the same time, becoming aware of the tremendous resistance to it from the normal mental processes. I would call it an instinctive resistance.
There is a fear of losing control and therefore resisting trance which kicks in from the conscious and subconscious minds. Immediately the intellect wants to analyse and think about what is happening which, of course, acts as a barrier to it.
I can see, although I haven’t fully achieved this by any means, that it would be an act of surrender to fully enter samadhic trance. That the conscious mind will be defeated by it and will have to willingly accept that defeat.
One might accept this logically but will also have to do so instinctively and subconsciously as well.
Work in progress.
It’s all about knowing God and that can only be done by going within.
In the stillness, in the silence, when the conscious mind subsides into non-activity, and super-consciousness engulfs your being, you know.
It is not belief or even faith, but a state of knowing. It is not the powers gained along the way, whether strong or mild, nor even the effulgent light in the third eye, ofttimes violet in hue, or any other higher sense awakening. You know, you realise you are one with God, you are God, so God exists.
Not that I have achieved this state or anywhere near its fullness, but just enough to know that such a state exists.
My favourite book title has always been – How to know God, the Christopher Isherwood book based on the aphorisms of Patanjali.
Not that it’s the best book on the subject, my favourite is Raja Yoga by Swami Vivekananda. But as Swami Vivekananda said:
“What is the proof of God? Direct perception, Pratyaksha…But this perception is no sense perception at all; it is super-sensuous, super-conscious.”
I’ve always known this but somewhere I forgot it. Samadhi is not seeing through the third eye, it is oneness with God. Only then do you know that God exists. Only then do you know God.
So all I can say is, bring it on, Pratyaksha here I come.
This morning I was working on an address to be delivered in Los Angeles on our Master’s birthday about him. As I was in the middle of preparing it I was highly inspired and “on a roll” as it were.
I could have continued for at least another hour with inspiration flowing but had to stop in order to get ready for and lead Operation Prayer Power.
This I realised is an example of what Mars Sector 6 referred to in the Fourth Freedom as the transmutation of mental energies upon the plane of inspiration, called high intuition, at which stage meditation is possible.
I had to control the inspirational flow and detach from it because high intuition determined that I perform a more important act at that time.
Many a creative artist, writer, composer, etc., even including geniuses, might have regarded it as artistic sacrilege to stop a flow of inspiration for any other purpose because they had no higher purpose than their art.
That’s something I can relate to.
In the Fourth Freedom, Mars Sector 6 attributes two main keys to bring about this transmutation: strict control and the manipulation of one’s karma through service.
This is an example of a transmutation of mental energies through service in my small example when Operation Prayer Power was a more urgent responsibility than the preparation of this address. But I also realised that as kundalini rises to a particular chakra – let’s say, for example, the heart chakra – great inspiration is experienced through the mental energies in that centre.
High intuition sooner or later will guide you to raise the kundalini higher into the throat centre. To do this requires detachment from those mental energies and, if you’re able, the closing of that centre so that you can lodge kundalini –this could be, certainly in my case, just a partial rise of kundalini of course – in the throat centre.
And through that rise you’ve transmuted mental energies upon the plane of inspiration – in this case connected to the heart centre – under the guidance of high intuition.
This would be a case of strict control.
Maybe that’s why Dr. King says that an adept will be a genius, but a genius in several things. Unlike the artistic genius whose inspiration is usually confined to one discipline such as painting, writing or composing, or sometimes even a single aspect of that discipline such as piano music, or short stories.
An adept, you might say, because of service and strict control is a jack of all trades of genius or at least some of them.
On February 7th, 2023, today, I want to add that when you raise the kundalini to enter meditation you could be gaining very positive, absolutely beautiful psychic impressions and inspirations and you have to detach even from those. You’re not just detaching from lower things, you might be detaching from wonderful revelations, prophecies, great realisations and insights of various kinds. Even those have to go – at that point they have to go. Because they’re limitations when it comes to going beyond mind, which is the journey – certainly the conscious and sub-conscious mind anyway – that you’re on into pure super-consciousness. Ultimately, of course we are told in cosmic consciousness, which is way beyond my remit here, we’re going beyond mind.
A couple of days ago I received a communication from a higher source with a three-word message designed to induce a samadhic state which was: “Breathe – Restrain – Know”.
This I believe has more meanings than it may appear to at first sight and to me, is very much work in progress.
It was impressed upon me that the cosmic teachings, especially those of the Master Aetherius and Mars Sector 6, must be demonstrated as soon as possible. Only then can it be stated as a matter of fact rather than a matter of faith or belief alone, that they work.
This means that someone has to demonstrate that following these teachings with their major focus on service, does lead to samadhi.
So this is yet to be done – more work in progress.
For years I have pondered a statement made by Dr. King in his lecture on the Cosmic Plan given in Amersham in 1974 which I was privileged to attend. In which he described himself as a yogi who was trained to control his emotions up to a certain point, but that he was affected by the sacrifice made by the Mother Earth.
Many thoughts arise from this statement especially when you consider what he did for the Mother Earth through missions like Operation Sunbeam and so on.
But I was also interested in the concept of yoga training leading to a control of emotions – which means of course, control not suppression.
This has to happen in life, but I hadn’t yet experienced it in this manner directly through yoga.
I have now, very directly and very immediately, as the kundalini starts to rise above the solar plexus centre and the function of that centre starts to be inhibited. Immediately a detachment is brought about from certain types of emotion and I’m sure this must be true of other centres too.
Part of me doesn’t really like this, to be honest. It is a natural consequence of this procedure and it happens, in fact it has to happen in order to go higher. It is something like a switch in a circuit, but much more difficult than that.
Perhaps I will get accustomed to it and I’m not taking it to mean a lasting control necessarily so much as something which happens, it has to happen, at that moment.
There must be some kind of change brought about as a result of this experience, though I don’t take it to be permanent at this stage. That remains to be seen.
I’ve been raising kundalini above the solar plexus centre and taking it to each of the higher centres in turn, but I must stress emphatically that this is only a partial rise.
I don’t know what percentage of a full rise it might be, but I would think it is a very low figure indeed. A figure well short of 25% would be my guess.
I have some sensation of activating and closing each centre as the force rises upwards to the next one. I did notice today that when I activated, albeit minimally, the throat centre, some beautiful words came to me along the following lines: “the heat is that of bare feet on the desert floor as the ochre-coloured Sun brings light to the brain.” Those may not be the exact words, but they are close to them.
It was not a message from another source, it came from within me and yet these are not phrases I would use normally because I’ve never walked on a desert, in this life, and I don’t use the word ochre to describe colours. Yet it is a very beautiful image, describing the heat associated with kundalini in a vivid way, and the Sun in a certain form as a source of enlightenment.
It became clear to me this morning during these practices that raising the kundalini, activating and controlling the higher chakras and raising consciousness to the third eye produces the elixir of life.
Count St. Germain reportedly described this as a fluid contained in a phial and that is probably true but only part of the truth. It may even have been a useful explanation to give the uninitiated about his longevity of hundreds of years.
More importantly than even such a physical phial is the inner secretion of energetic composition flowing from the enlightened mind.
Ojas is not only or even mainly a product of sexual activity, it originally derives from the brain. Once activated it can “flow” through lower aspects of your being and one of the effects of that could be overcoming the aging process.
In Tibetan teaching such as the “Yogas of Naropa” (the master of Marpa who was master of Milarepa), this is called, I believe, the Tig-les, plural because there’s both a positive and a negative Tig-le from a magnetic point of view.
So, at an inner level, this is the real elixir of life based on my experience this morning and we’ll have to see how that works out going forward.
It is over a month since my last entry and during that time I’ve learnt two very important lessons.
Both of them are obvious when you think about it but knowledge can be gleaned in various ways.
One is belief in the wisdom acquired through study.
And then there’s a supplement to this using logic to discover and possibly amplify the veracity of this wisdom.
Also there is an intuitive recognition of the impressions received about this wisdom leading to higher realisation. But there’s something else – not based primarily on study, logical examination or even intuitive impressions and that is direct experience. At this stage, for the first time, it becomes a living reality, no longer a theory or even an impression, but a known fact.
So, although I knew the two lessons I have learnt this month in theory, and they were confirmed to me through a fairly rigorous process of applied logic and intuition, it is only now that they’ve become something of a reality. A burgeoning fact. An embryonic experience.
And I must temper it that way because I am still very much a novitiate in regard to harnessing kundalini at will.
If it were a journey of a thousand miles, I took the first step a long time ago, but I have only walked a few dozen miles so far.
I should really have known this but it was pointed out to me in a very helpful communication by an advanced guide using the name Erasmus.
It’s basically: don’t try to run before you walk. The mistake I was making was to try and go from an awakening of the solar plexus centre straight to the christ centre which, of course, is a silly thing to do because there are two chakras in between.
I’m reasonably content that I can bring about an activation of the solar plexus centre, probably because of certain past life experiences which required this, although I don’t believe I had sufficient control over it then. However, I have not awakened to any major degree the centres above this – partially yes, fulsomely no.
And of course it’s come home very clearly to me through practice not just in theory that you can’t detach from something you haven’t first awakened. You need to activate the heart centre to detach from it and higher to the throat centre, which also needs to be awakened before you can detach from this and move to the christ centre.
Very simple, very obvious, and yet I was not doing it.
I want to repeat and stress that I am only a novitiate in the embryonic stages of the kundalini journey and it seems to me a very long way from mastery. But these things I am learning through experience and this lesson has come home clearly to me in the last month.
It occurs to me that, at a vastly higher level than mine, this is what is meant in the Sixth Freedom when Mars Sector 6 refers to the two faces of the heart being blue and cold. That there is a full activation of both faces to the colour of their expression, blue, and only after that can detachment be brought about, signified by them being cold.
Likewise, the throat centre becomes pink and cold and so on.
I’ve noticed that by going through these stages, the beginnings of a trance condition can be experienced as one starts to move into the christ centre, though it only comes as a fleeting taster of what might adorn the high table of enlightenment.
This too I should have known and probably did know as a theoretical idea but I have now started to experience.
Through the ages men and women of genius have courted inspiration as an indeterminate force which has periodically graced them.
These geniuses in science, music, art, literature or any other field, have known without exception that very hard work was essential to achieve their goals, that it was more about perspiration than inspiration, but that somehow the two coalesced in these moments of grace. Some have referred to their muse; some have used channelling – sometimes consciously, usually unconsciously – to inspire their works; some have encountered writer’s block, long periods of inspirational drought, before the clouds part and creativity once more returns.
In so many cases – and there are rare exceptions to this – they clearly could not control the impact of partial kundalini activation in their lives leading to various kinds of personal weakness, psychological imbalance of one kind or another and even misconduct.
One thing that advanced spiritual practices would have brought to such outstanding people would have been a greater control over the forces they were often unconsciously awakening, including kundalini.
That I knew, that I’ve already experienced in this life to a considerable degree, but not yet to mastery.
But there’s something else too, which is so obvious that I would apologise for saying it, if it wasn’t for the fact that I am now starting, for the first time, to begin to realise it through experience.
Inspiration doesn’t have to be the nebulous, whimsical thing which is sought after by geniuses who hoped that it would grace them with its presence. Would it be their lucky day today? Or would it be another barren period of nitty-gritty, hard work?
While an element of this will always be, that there will be fortuitous moments brought about by karmic, energetic, even astrological influences, that doesn’t have to be the source of inspiration.
The source, of course, is kundalini. Not the muses or even the angels, ultimately it’s kundalini and when that is in a certain position, you will be inspired and the muses and the angels, however you regard them, will come too if you need them.
As I say, I should have known this because Dr. King brilliantly described it in his commentary on the Fourth Freedom the experience of raising kundalini to the heart, throat and christ centre; noting that when the kundalini is raised in its entirety to the throat centre one could write great symphonies of nature’s wonderful sounds and speak words greater than those ever written by Shakespeare.
This doesn’t have to be the result of any outside force, it is all within, it is the capability of an adept rather than a genius, I suppose, but I will let you know if I ever become one.
It’s no longer a whimsical thing but a pre-determined decision at will to raise kundalini to a sufficient degree to a specific chakra or chakras; and then use the inspirational realisation, which must come, in a particular way. Such a use would have to be karmically correct, but at this stage that too is known.
It reminds me of the almost opening words of the Fourth Freedom:
“Freedom from ignorance can be brought about by all terrestrials who are willing to expend sufficient energy to bring this elevated state into being.”
It is the pre-determined result of effort which can be brought about.
After my last diary note it occurred to me that I have on two or three occasions over the years seen through the third eye.
In each case I was lying in bed, focussed, and it was just prior to projecting from the body. I did not set out to see through the third eye, or indeed determine the object of my vision. It is quite possible I received higher help in doing this.
I was looking through a single eye in the forehead region, as though I was looking through a telescope or magnifying glass at a particular location on the other realms which, I believe in all cases, was a countryside vista.
It was necessary, and this I clearly remember, to maintain this focus with some effort, rather like a relaxed effort if there is such a thing, and if I didn’t I would lose it. So it wasn’t just like relaxing into a dream, for example.
One particular country scene I can still remember, and it was hedgerows on a path leading towards a wood with my vision starting to move along this path and speed up as it did so, until I left my body and I was there. And then the astral experience took place, probably under guidance.
I realised that this is very different from being awake and seated, and deliberately inducing vision through the third eye at will, which I have not achieved in this life yet.
However, it does give me some encouragement in that I know it can be done and I recall the clarity of vision as I beheld the location I was seeing on another realm on these occasions.
I wasn’t out of body, I wasn’t in a dream, I was lying down, but I was very focused.
I know that a clairvoyant experience is achieved normally with the eyes open, which enables you to determine what you look at, e.g. the aura of a person in the same room as yourself. The eyes start to blur over – hence the “mist” which descends on a crystal ball – and go out of focus as the vision is transferred towards the third eye. Although in many cases it is no doubt a reflection of a lower centre, probably the solar plexus centre.
There is a combination of what might be called the “mind’s eye”, in other words a mental impression, with actual third eye or psychic vision in such clairvoyance, as when I saw and was able to describe Count Cagliostro in my office at Aetherius House and confirmed later that my vision fitted with how he had actually looked.
But seeing through the third eye in that chakra at will and possibly determining the object of one’s vision is quite another thing which I have yet to achieve. With the eyes closed, I suspect that you wouldn’t necessarily see what is in your physical vicinity because you wouldn’t be spatially limited, as it were, but that’s only a theory which I have yet to experience.
I took the First Hour Service as usual last night and during it had, what seemed to me, was a significant experience.
One of the difficulties in all forms of psychic development is discriminating between physical sensations and psychic ones. For example, spiritual energies can cause a tingling sensation in the physical body, but so can a physical allergic reaction. Giving healing can cause considerable heat in the palms of the hands, but so can a radiator. Silly examples maybe, but you get the point.
When trying to see the third eye you have to make sure you’re not looking at the retention of the physical image of an electrical light or the sun if you’ve been looking at them or, even with your eyes closed, they are visible to you.
For that reason I do my practices wherever possible in a darkened room where this cannot happen. Then I know that the light I see is internal.
However, during the Service, while my eyes were closed at one point and the image of the physical light was still present, so also was the internal light and I could easily distinguish between the two.
The light from the third eye was very small on this occasion, little more than a pinprick, but much brighter and much whiter.
Of course that was not my reason for being there so I did not concentrate on this, but I did observe it as a definite factor.
One of the things I’ve noticed in my attempts to raise kundalini and open the third eye, is the activation, sometimes intensely, of the solar plexus centre. In fact, this has been an obstruction to me and I am having to learn, sometimes with difficulty, to detach from it.
If I think back this is a problem I encountered as a teenager, although I didn’t then know what it was. I very clearly remember strong sensations in what I considered to be my stomach area then.
Although they felt physical I knew even then that they weren’t, but what they were I didn’t know, except they were somehow related to mind and in those days connected them to my creative process as a would-be composer and playwright.
As soon as I see and focus on the light in the head the solar plexus seems to “kick into action” and I have to still myself and detach from that in order to proceed further.
This detachment can be achieved without any force, but for me it doesn’t happen naturally – I have to make it happen. I put it down to lives of nadic flow in a certain direction which has to be re-programmed, as it were, by me.
I suppose it takes time for a tanker to change course on an ocean and that seems to be what is happening here.
Yesterday I realised the blindingly obvious – that the Practice of the Presence is an embryonic state of cosmic consciousness.
Apologies if I’m way behind you on this.
As I see it, the white light is a purifying force, the violet flame coming from the Mother Earth could be connected to kundalini; these are risen to the crown centre in their entirety and the result is divine illumination in the form of the golden light throughout our being.
In his version of the practice on March 16th, 1963, the Master Aetherius talks about this golden light vibrating every cell of the body so that your heart sings with joy, your brain rejoices and you feel the blood singing in your ears a hymn of praise to this nectar of the Gods.
He says that the voice of the internal organs sing in praise as this sweet golden nectar flows through them, that they thrill to it. At its height this would undoubtedly be samadhic bliss, but until then we are given it in embryonic form.
In the version of February 28th, 1960, for example, he talks about the golden flame as being all-knowing and coming right the way down through body and aura – again, at its height, a samadhic state.
Talking about the Practice of the Presence, in the August 19th, 1959 version, the Master Aetherius advises practitioners not to put up any barriers of disbelief while the violet flame is flowing up through their body and aura.
As well as doubting thoughts these barriers can be nadic blockages of residual energy which prevent this upward flow of the violet flame.
When the practitioner is ready to raise kundalini, if these blockages have not been transmuted they would act as barriers, so-called “knots” to impede this rise.
The violet flame comes from the Mother Earth and, ultimately, She too is the source of kundalini.
I realised today that there is a difference between seeing the third eye and looking through the third eye.
It seems to me that to see the third eye one would have to be very sure that it was in fact the christ centre and not the reflected eye of a lower centre as it were.
One could be sure and I have experienced that when I saw the vivid purple eye in front of me, but it would take a big effort and, at a lower level than this, it could just be a manifestation of clairvoyance.
In the Eighth Blessing the Master Jesus gives us a practice which we have not done justice to, I feel. It is as follows.
Face the sun and absorb its radiated power deeply into the third eye.
The heart will thereby be cleansed of impurity which I take to be a transmutation of blockages in the region of the heart chakra by the attraction of kundalini and/or prana upwards towards the third eye.
Also, the third eye can dwell upon this glory which may be the energy from the Sun duly absorbed into this centre and/or the Sun itself.
The motive behind this must only be that of service to others who have not experienced this, and let’s be clear about this, that service will be enhanced by the purification of the heart centre.
The implication is that by dwelling on this glory, you will help the consciousness and karma of humanity as a whole.
And that would be my summary about this practice which can be performed in a sunny clime and should be. It is an easy one for us to miss – and I’ve done so myself – but it has clearly and emphatically been given to us to use.
February 7th, 2022 - I have discovered, of course I should have known, this practice doesn’t require a sunny clime.
That you can do this practice, and I did it today, in a darkened room with the curtains drawn and you can’t even see the Sun, because the Sun is always there of course. Now obviously I think it would be much better if you can do it in the Sun, but in some climates that’s very difficult. You can still, I have found, do this practice and if you can magnetically draw the energy into the third eye all the better.
Because I have also discovered as of February 7th, 2023, that in these things, and in raising the kundalini in particular, you go beyond thought and visualisation to what might be called "will" and it’s a magnetic attraction that draws that kundalini, if you like, activated by will. I’m not trying to sound too fanciful here but it’s something which does start to happen, not all the time, but when you are in a certain state.
Of course in the case of Dr. King he could enter samadhi in two minutes flat and had to many times to gain a transmission. He couldn’t go through long visualisation and thought processes, he just did it through sheer will, I am sure, and of course he had full mastery of the kundalini which someone like me definitely doesn’t have. But I have discovered that it goes beyond just visualisation and thought, and becomes something magnetic.
For the last two weeks I have been increasing my attempt to “see” the third eye.
Various realisations have come to me through practical experience assisted by higher guidance.
The guidelines we have been given by Dr. King are impeccable and we are extremely fortunate to have them. They provide a sure course for us to steer through the testing waters of kundalini-attainment.
However, I do realise that there is a big difference between the path he took to mastery and the one we are now taking through service.
Whereas he achieved a forced rise of kundalini by his advanced and highly disciplined practice of Kundalini Yoga and other exercises, ours is a slower, unforced path which is much safer for ordinary terrestrial people.
He was an avatar with no karma on Earth other than the karma he took upon himself for our benefit. He also had to gain certain abilities quickly at a young age in order to perform his mission to Earth.
The average person, even if they tried this path, would have failed to achieve this level, possibly with dire consequences to their mental health. And anyway, since the New Age teachings were delivered it would not work beyond a certain point.
So this means that some of the experiences he had could be very different from those of us following a very advanced path of service through The Aetherius Society, otherwise known as King Yoga.
The big difference is that this path leads to an unforced rise of kundalini.
Specifically Dr. King stated that when he first experienced a rise of kundalini from the base centre it was excruciatingly painful and he attributed this to burning up his karma. That would be whatever karma he had taken upon himself or garnered in his childhood and youth on Earth.
We are in an entirely different situation with lives of a negative karma to transmute. But on this path of service we are burning it up in a different way and over a longer period – in my case, over 50 years as a Member and over 47 years as a Staff Member and also many years, decades as a Task Force Member.
My experience indicates that although there can be a degree of pain in “breaking the knots” as some Sanskrit writings depict it and piercing the base chakra to bring about a rise. It may not be the excruciating pain experienced by Dr. King when he forced kundalini because some of those “knots”, which are mento-psychic blockages in the nadic system, may have been transmuted to some degree already through service.
Another experience Dr. King singles out in his commentary on the First Freedom is the terrible aloneness experienced when first the aspirant looks through the christ centre – a sense of being alone in the universe.
Again, there is no doubt that this loneliness, which is a test and comes from the lower self, will be experienced just as Dr. King described but, from my experience, not necessarily “all in one go” as it were.
The reason for this is that the truly advanced path of service offered through The Aetherius Society, if followed to a very full extent, brings with it tests of loneliness along the way and, indeed, others too.
Dr. King attributes his experience of loneliness when he first looked through the christ centre to the negative accumulation of fear in his commentary. Whether his sense of loneliness in the universe had something to do with being from another world, which he didn’t know then, and whether a terrestrial person would have such a cosmic sense of being alone, is interesting to ponder. The loneliness which tests an average terrestrial could relate to more worldly things such as family, having a partner, social interaction, etc.
I’ve noticed other tests of fear come to the fore as the kundalini starts to rise such as “am I going mad?”, “have I lost contact with reality?”, etc. In fact there’s a resistance to moving into a super-conscious state with a fear that it is a loss of consciousness, stability and control.
I’ve also noticed, as I start to awaken, albeit in a relatively limited manner, doubt entering my consciousness in such a nebulous form that it carries no particular thoughts and is purely an energy.
It is not a series of doubting questions as you might get from a sceptical interrogator, but just an energy which seems to be seeking out a line of doubt and finding no mental substance in which to frame it.
Again, through serving in the world with a belief system, which is dismissed or ridiculed by many, including sometimes close family members and friends, the aspirant has already been tested on their belief and faith to a certain degree but not until now at this level.
I realised also that through service you can get blissful states, from time to time, along the way. In my case I have already experienced a state of peace so deep that I was strangely worried, while bathed in it, that it would never stop and that I wouldn’t be able to function as normal. Of course, after some hours it did pass and I could.
But this also means that the aspirant doesn’t necessarily require the same degree of peaceful and blissful experience as depicted in yogic writings in association with higher consciousness caused by a rise of kundalini. It could be a more technical, controlled manifestation of that which already exists, although obviously it must move to much higher degrees of oneness and inner awareness. It is though from a quick attainment through forcing a rise of kundalini and bringing on the resultant extremes of mento-psychic and psycho-spiritual reactions whether those be fearful, blissful or any other.
During this period I have received very helpful guidance from two particular sources. The first is an extract from a transmission by the Master Aetherius on January 12th, 1957, which explains that the light one sees in the head when looking inwards just above the centre of the eyebrows, is the physical manifestation of the third eye, that the centre is really situated in the aura. That is the spot one should look at.
This acted as quite a key for me in that one has to look upwards first to make a connection with the physical manifestation but the spot one should really look towards is in the aura. If one just looks to that one spot without first raising the consciousness towards the christ centre, one might be looking at a reflection of a lower centre and not the third eye even though it may appear to be that.
Dr. King has alluded to the fact that when we first see what we believe to be the third eye it could in fact be a reflection of the solar plexus centre.
The other guidance I’ve received is from an individual from a higher realm whom I believe to be Erasmus and who was sent to help me by a very elevated intelligence. This is not mainly for my personal benefit but because it is deemed that there needs to be a demonstration by someone that this path through The Aetherius Society leads to enlightenment and beyond.
If it is Erasmus, it is because he lived in the West and practised a life of working for God through teaching and service, rather than the Eastern saddhu for example. Whether it is known by historians or not, he would have attained a samadhic condition in that life even though he would not have called it such, or have been aware of kundalini and the psychic centres, per se.
Having said that his oft-quoted statement that in the kingdom of the blind the one-eyed man is king, is a result of realisation – the one eye being the third eye – even though few, if any, recognise it as such.
The guidance I received from Erasmus was to first purify the channels before attempting to see the third eye, purifying the channels each time. This can be done simply through the visualisation of white light and/or the violet flame practice and doesn’t need to be linked to any breathing exercise or visualisation.
His second piece of advice to me was to visualise a rise of kundalini to the christ centre before attempting to see it. Again, this does not have to be linked to any breathing exercise or visualisation.
Two simple pieces of advice which make perfect sense and which I have tried.
A couple of days ago, I had a very good, vivid vision of the third eye, not in symbolic form but as it is. I’ve seen this for very short periods of time before but not nearly as vividly as this and, on this occasion, it was deliberately sought rather than, as it were, just happening during my practices.
It was a colour somewhere between violet and purple in what appeared to be a small circular disc, perhaps half an inch in diameter.
It was bright, alive with internal movement, swirling a bit, though along the lines our Master has described of a vortex like water leaving the plughole of a sink or bath, though not as definite as that.
I’ve tried, based on the Nine Freedoms and prior to this experience, to see yellow as well as purple because those are the colours Mars Sector 6 specifies for this centre – the three faces being purple and yellow and purple.
The colours I’ve seen and I’m trying to do this has been more orange than yellow, though on one occasion it was lighter than that, maybe golden. But these experiences were not clear or vivid like my description above.
I am working on the assumption, at the moment, that the three faces are not positioned adjacent to each other, but within each other. There is a small purple face laid inside a yellow face which is itself laid inside a larger purple face.
I’ve seen a suggestion of that arrangement without those colours being clearly depicted.
It’s quite possible, though I don’t yet know, that one could focus on one of these faces at a time without being aware at that moment of the others. In other words, one could see the larger purple face on its own without seeing the other two, or the yellow face on its own without seeing the smaller purple face positioned within its circumference.
These are things of which I am not yet sure, but I’ve more than an inkling about.
This morning I’d decided to extend my practices with the intent of really honing-in on the third eye.
At about 8.30am I hit a block as though I was in a spiritual cul-de-sac. I don’t know whether I received higher guidance from an external source because I wasn’t focused on this, but I knew I could not proceed any further doing my practices. It was abundantly clear to me that I had to go into Aetherius House to arrange some Runs on the London SER.
I did not tell others about my experience earlier that morning until after these Spiritual Energy Radiator Runs had been arranged – and even then I only told a handful – because it was essential that a decision as important as this was made by all the Senior Engineering Officers in the UK purely on the basis of whether the world situation warranted it.
We arranged four Runs to alleviate world starvation starting this afternoon. In this arrangement we specified two current causes of world starvation: the blockage by Russia of Ukraine grain exports and the two-year civil war in Ethiopia.
Within 24 hours Russia lifted its blockage in what the BBC described as “a surprise deal” and, against expectations, a truce was reached in the Ethiopian civil war, allowing food deliveries into that region.
In Operation Space Power II it is sometimes difficult to tell just how much good is being done, though we implicitly have faith that it is. Sometimes you do get unarguable evidence of results.
In this case, however, it is an obvious and indisputable one in that the only two things we specified in detail were unexpectedly resolved within hours. It bears comparison with the war in Cyprus which was stopped within eight hours by an Operation Prayer Power Discharge, in terms of its clear, some would say miraculous, outcome.
Certainly it was a literal example of rejecting spiritual development for a far more important act of service, which I was honoured to be part of. The following day I had a vivid, relatively sustained vision of the third eye for the first time.
Walking down Clonmel Road this morning from my home to Aetherius House to start work as I’ve done for over 44 years it became crystal clear to me.
I launched the Spiritual Freedom Show in January last year as a show dedicated to the truths contained in the Nine Freedoms and the commentaries and lectures on them by Dr. George King. It has been a revelation to me uncovering the deep layers of wisdom contained within these teachings as it has, I hope, to our listeners.
But walking down Clonmel Road I realised, as never before, my deficiency as a teacher – the fact that I had not sufficiently demonstrated the freedoms in my life.
Clearly, I had not demonstrated the last four freedoms, which is to be understood and expected. But what excuse do I have for not demonstrating the first five freedoms especially the first four.
In the First Freedom Mars Sector 6 states:
“Break away from this fear by delving deep within yourself and discovering the great dormant Powers which are latent there.”
This is a clear reference to the activation of kundalini.
In the Second Freedom Mars Sector 6 states:
“A basic rise of the Power you call Kundalini tends to partially activate one face of the heart Chakra…The LOVE I speak of radiates from the two faces in balance; from the throat centre; from the centres in the forehead; from all faces in balance.”
In the Third Freedom Mars Sector 6 states:
“Serve – and the mighty Power of Kundalini will rise in natural, unforced fashion and open the Chakra jewels in your higher bodies, in will pour inspiration and you will be standing on the verge of the Initiation into Adeptship.”
The meaning is clear but, to the best of my knowledge, it has yet to be demonstrated by anyone including Dr. King, who took another path to raising the kundalini – actually through a forced rise of kundalini – as the avatar he was, which he has described and he didn’t do so in this natural, unforced fashion through service.
The Fourth Freedom doesn’t refer directly to kundalini, but in his commentary Dr. King is explicit that meditation requires a conscious rise of kundalini to the christ centre.
To be clear I’m not suggesting that there is anything wrong in teaching about the Nine Freedoms based entirely on the wisdom we have received from Mars Sector 6 and Dr. King. Far from it. It’s a wonderful and essential thing to do.
I’m speaking personally. I am no longer satisfied with my own performance in this regard. Dr. King could speak about it perfectly because he had demonstrated the first five freedoms and was, in his essence, above the Sixth Freedom and on a par with or possibly above the Seventh Freedom. He knew enough about the Eighth and Ninth Freedoms from his cosmic experience to speak about them with authority.
Many of us can speak from personal experience about a wide range of our teachings, including prayer, healing, pranayama, the holy mountains, aspects of the Missions, etc.
In my case, I speak from personal experience about various forms of psychic development including channelling advanced people from higher realms of this Earth.
But I cannot speak from experience about consciously raising kundalini to the highest chakras and that is a serious deficiency I am now all too well aware of.