The Path of Initiation: Spiritual Evolution and the Restoration of the Western Mystery Tradition

The Path of Initiation: Spiritual Evolution and the Restoration of the Western Mystery Tradition

J. S. Gordon


information the method of religious initiation from aspirant to the top Adept

• Explains the features of every degree of initiation, together with the linked mental concerns that have to be confronted to maneuver to the following level

• Explores the lengthy historical past of the secret traditions from historical Egypt, Babylonia, and India to the trendy Theosophy of Blavatsky and Bailey

• finds how the Brotherhood of religious Adepts is expanding worldwide tensions to organize humanity for the Age of Aquarius and non secular revelation

As the precessional cycle transits from Pisces to Aquarius, nice shifts in religious evolution are at the horizon--not for all of humanity as many within the New Age stream have generously hypothesized yet in the event you have undertaken the required religious instruction and initiatory paintings.

Drawing from his deep immersion within the secret traditions of either East and West, writer J. S. Gordon investigates the initiatic direction from precedent days to fashionable day, detailing the step by step strategy of initiation and the series from religious aspirant to the top Adeptship. He explains the usual good judgment and features of every degree of initiation, together with the linked difficulties and mental concerns that must be confronted as a way to movement ahead to the following level. He indicates how humanity is of course prone to religious evolution and the improvement of upper attention. we're a part of the final evolutionary means of Nature, a approach guided by way of the main hugely advanced Adepts and increasing past Earth to the full kosmos.

Exploring the lengthy heritage of the secret faculties starting with old Egypt, Babylonia, and India, Gordon examines the sacred metaphors and allegories of esoteric philosophy, metaphysics, occult technological know-how, and the technology of the Seven Rays in addition to the Adept-inspired theosophical works of H. P. Blavatsky and A. A. Bailey. He appears to be like on the Adept Hierarchy of the nice White Himalayan Brotherhood and considers intimately much-discussed mysteries: The Jesus-as-Christ secret and the Maitreya-Buddha secret. Revealing how advancement--spiritual, medical, and cultural--erupts out of hysteria, he explains how the Adepts were expanding neighborhood and international tensions to organize humanity for the Age of Aquarius, thereby developing the best preconditions for religious evolution and an eventual recovery of the Mysteries in our personal sleek period.

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