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Wesak Festival 2014 ~ Overview ~ May 1

Wesak Buddha

Wesak Festival 2014 ~ Overview

[Wesak] is ... a time when past, present and future are united in a timeless moment,
revealing through direct perception what has always been true and always present.

- Joann Bakula

The second of the 3 Major Spiritual Planetary Festivals is The Wesak Festival, The Buddha’s Blessing, and is celebrated at the full moon during Taurus. This is the festival of The Buddha, divine intermediary between the highest spiritual center, Shamballa, and the Spiritual Hierarchy.

Invoking Compassion ~ April 29


Compassion Prayer

Compassion is essentially the right use of the pairs of opposites.
- Alice A. Bailey, Discipleship in the New Age, Vol II

Continuing with our New Moon Alignment meditation focus, the Spirit of Compassion calls for us to open our hearts in preparation for the upcoming Wesak Festival.

Compassion is a keynote of human evolution and is the highest manifestation of love itself. The great Law of Compassion affirms the second ray nature of our solar system—Love-Wisdom. Through the Law of Compassion, the peace and happiness of each becomes the concern of all.

Earthly Delights ~ April 26

Spiritual Kingdom Emerges

Earthly Delights

The Breath of Cosmos compels human creativity to advance in the direction of evolution.
A rhythmic succession is provided by this law.
Creativity is directed in a designated rhythm.

- Agni Yoga, Infinity Book II

Our Monadic essence joins with the planetary Hierarchy to approach Shamballa. There is a broadening of inclusiveness, as the connection of Heart and Head is emphasized.

Magnetic Fields Forever ~ April 25

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Magnetic Fields Forever

Magnetic Fields Forever ~ Audio

Blessed sister, holy mother, spirit of the fountain, spirit of the garden,
Suffer us not to mock ourselves with falsehood
Teach us to care and not to care
Teach us to sit still
Even among these rocks,
Our peace in His will
And even among these rocks
Sister, mother
And spirit of the river, spirit of the sea,
Suffer me not to be separated
And let my cry come unto Thee.

- T.S Eliot, “Ash Wednesday”

Our relationship to the Earth and to each other requires compassionate coexistence and is made holy by our honoring of all that which is sacred.

Enlightened Public Opinion ~ April 24

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Enlightened Public Opinion

Creation of an Enlightened Public Opinion

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
- Mahatma Gandhi

We are moving through a pivotal cycle in world events, as has been stated about this era by prognosticators all the way from ancient civilizations into present time.

Yet in times of upheaval and change, there is great spiritual potential for evolution through enlightened public opinion and the application of Goodwill.

Forces Affecting Evolution on Earth ~ April 23

5 Forces Affecting Evolution

5 Forces Affecting Evolution on Earth

Even amidst fierce flames the golden lotus can be planted.
- Sylvia Plath

As we continue attuning to our Earth’s Divine Destiny, it may be insightful to consider the larger, cosmic perspective in which Life on Earth is at the precipice of a new civilization, a new cycle.

Every Day Is Earth Day ~ April 22

Every Day Is Earth Day

Every Day Is Earth Day

And Joy is Everywhere.
It is in the Earth's green covering of grass,
In the blue serenity of the Sky,
In the reckless exuberance of Spring,
In the severe abstinence of gray Winter,
In the Living flesh that animates our bodily frame,
In the perfect poise of the Human figure, noble and upright;
In Living, In the exercise of all our powers,
In the acquisition of Knowledge
In fighting evils ...
Joy is there Everywhere.

- Rabindranath Tagore

On Earth Day we may attune to our Earth’s Divine Destiny, for as humanity, we are intricately involved in this amazing transformation.

Path of Earth Service ~ April 21

Divine Destiny

Path I ~ The Path of Earth Service

A man looks away ... from the things of the personality and in service learns
the power of love in its occult significance. He spends and consequently
receives; he lives the life of renunciation and the wealth of the heavens
pours in on him; he gives all and is full to completeness; he asks
nothing for himself and is the richest man on the earth.

- Alice A. Bailey, A Treatise on White Magic

The Cosmic Path of Earth Service emanates from the constellation Draco, via Libra. This first of the 7 Cosmic Paths to Higher Evolution is the Way that maintains one's connection to the planetary spiritual Hierarchy, and which is pledged to service of our planet.

Restoring Planet Earth ~ April 20

Kingdoms of Nature

The Kingdoms of Life

... the three major groups of forces affecting our planet
are zodiacal, systemic and planetary in nature ....

- Alice A. Bailey, Esoteric Astrology

For the final week of SouledOut’s Aries Calendar, we now shift our group focus to the Restoration of the Plan on Earth ~ Restoring the planet Earth.

As we contemplate in aspiration to the Kingdom of Souls, our service on the planet becomes clear. We humans share a grand Purpose as custodians for the three “subhuman” kingdoms … Minerals, Plants, and Animals.

Resurrection ~ April 19


Resurrection ~ Returning to Original State

... we shall begin to learn the meaning of the word "resurrection,"
and the new age will begin to reveal its deep purpose and intention.

- Alice A. Bailey, The Reappearance of the Christ

In western civilization, the full moon in Aries is associated with the Christ’s resurrection from the Cross. We can transpose this symbolism into the broader scope of resurrection as it refers to the return to an original state by rising. The challenge is to be the Risen One and rise above fear, anger, doubt, pain, loss ... "Be not distracted."

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