Traditions of the East & West

Transfiguration is possible for us all, Part 4/7

2017-12-09T19:37:24+00:00December 9th, 2017|About - Daily Posts, An Alternative Paradigm, Traditions of the East & West|

Mosaic, Church of Transfiguration, Mount Tabor, Lower Galilee, Israel The New Jerusalem—what it is and how it will come to the world—this is what I have to reveal to you today. The picture of the New Jerusalem as St John describes it—its dimensions, its gates, its foundations of precious stones—is quite clear, and it can [...]

The name Jerusalem, Part 3/7

2017-12-04T22:47:46+00:00December 4th, 2017|About - Daily Posts, An Alternative Paradigm, Traditions of the East & West|

Remains of the Ancient Temple of Jerusalem, 1839 Today, I want to talk to you about the New Jerusalem. What did St John mean when he spoke of ‘the New Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God?’ It is true that it will come down from heaven, but great upheavals and transformations must take [...]

Where was Jesus before he came to Palestine? Part 2/7

2017-12-01T21:11:06+00:00December 1st, 2017|About - Daily Posts, Harmony & Peace in the World, Traditions of the East & West|

St John with Melchizedek in the cave on Patmos Jesus took the flesh and blood of a man, and this means that he had a mother and a father. But he spent the eighteen years of his life about which the Gospels are silent (from the age of twelve to the age of thirty) in [...]

Who is Melchizedek? Part 1/7

2017-11-28T20:58:01+00:00November 28th, 2017|About - Daily Posts, Harmony & Peace in the World, Traditions of the East & West|

From earliest antiquity there has always been one great initiatic centre on earth which commanded all others. All the lesser centres were branches of this unique centre, whose light has never ceased to shine throughout the centuries. To guarantee the continuity of this flame, there had to be a being who possessed all powers and [...]

Become invincible – adopt methods that work, Part 5/5

2017-10-30T19:45:12+00:00October 30th, 2017|About - Daily Posts, Destiny & Reincarnation, Traditions of the East & West|

Tiberias, Mt Hermon and the Sea of Galilee in 1839 The Lord asks strength, intelligence, light and power of His servants. If you want to conquer your difficulties, your enemies, therefore, you have to build up your strength. See if you cannot find a little calf somewhere - in your head, perhaps - and practise [...]

Daily practice builds inner strength, Part 4/5

2017-10-27T08:18:56+00:00October 27th, 2017|About - Daily Posts, Destiny & Reincarnation, Traditions of the East & West|

The Citadel of Jerusalem, lithograph, 1839 Now, let me tell you a story. Once upon a time, in Bulgaria, there was a young schoolteacher. He was not very big or strong, but he was an intelligent, sensible young man. One day he was with some friends in the village square and one of them, a [...]

What if Christ came again? Part 3/5

2017-10-24T20:16:36+00:00October 24th, 2017|About - Daily Posts, Destiny & Reincarnation, Traditions of the East & West|

Bathing in the Jordan River, Palestine, 1839 Many of the things that were not well understood in the past will be better understood, today, and other, entirely new things will have to be learned, for nothing is ever stagnant; everything changes and evolves. Jesus himself demonstrated this very clearly in teaching a new morality which [...]

The real meaning of ‘the other cheek’, part 2/5

2017-10-21T21:04:15+00:00October 21st, 2017|About - Daily Posts, Destiny & Reincarnation, Traditions of the East & West|

Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem 1839 The new philosophy of Christ does not teach us to remain weak and at the mercy of cruel and violent people; it teaches us to become like the sun so that our enemies cannot touch or soil us and, if they approach us, they will melt like wax. [...]

Morality – An Eye for an Eye…, Part 1/5

2017-10-18T20:50:31+00:00October 18th, 2017|About - Daily Posts, Destiny & Reincarnation, Traditions of the East & West|

Jerusalem, David Roberts, lithograph 1839 ‘If someone strikes you on the cheek, offer the other also’. I sincerely hope that the Christians who hear what I am going to say about this phrase will forgive me, for it goes far beyond anything they could ever imagine. Let me assure them, at once, that the future [...]

First learn to breathe, love, think and act correctly, Part 5/5

2017-10-15T18:27:18+00:00October 15th, 2017|About - Daily Posts, Higher Self & Lower Self, Traditions of the East & West|

I often wonder whether all the yogis who have achieved such an extraordinary degree of control over their physical bodies take as much care of the spiritual dimension. Do they work at controlling their feelings? Sometimes they cannot even find their way about in their own inner life. The physical body is important, to be [...]