Three - Vices and Virtues
Force manipulation through selfish desire.
Intelligent use of force with wrong motive.
Intense material and mental activity.
The realisation of energy as an end in itself.
Longing for glory, beauty and for material objectives.
Submergence in illusion, glamour, and maya,
The manipulation of energy in order to reveal beauty and truth.
The use of forces intelligently for the furtherance of the Plan.
Ordered rhythmic activity in cooperation with the Whole.
Desire for right revelation of divinity and light.
Adherence to right action.
The revelation of glory and good will.
Esoteric Psychology II, p. 40
Glamours of Ray 3
The glamour of being busy.
The glamour of cooperation with the Plan in an individual and not a group way.
The glamour of active scheming.
The glamour of creative work without true motive.
The glamour of good intentions, which are basically selfish.
The glamour of "the spider at the centre."
The glamour of "God in the machine."
The glamour of devious and continuous manipulation.
The glamour of self-importance, from the standpoint of knowing, of efficiency.
A World Problem, p. 121
Methods of Activity
are 21 in number, making in their synthesis the 22 methods
which are the expression of the Great Law of Attraction.
The Ray of Activity or Adaptability
a. Vitalising of forms through group work (7)
b. Stimulation of forms, the etheric or pranic principle (8)
c. Material impulse, or energy (9)
Methods of Teaching Truth
expression Means of communication or interaction.
The radio, telephone,
telegraph and the power to travel.
Lower expression The use and spread of money and gold.
Discipleship & the
Ray Adaptation, Development,
Evolution, the Magician
principle Lower mind
principle Universal mind
Element Fire. "Fire
of sensation Nervous system. "It is known."
location Centres up spine
atmic, or plane of spiritual will
China (personality) "I indicate the Way." (soul ray: 1)
France (personality) "I release the light." (soul ray: 5)
Esoterically, this principle of creative mind is seen as seated in the throat.
Psychology I, p.