This post contains photographs of the Masters Peter Deunov and Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov at the Bulgarian brotherhood’s summer camp beside the Seven Rila Lakes in the Rila Mountains in Bulgaria during the 1930’s. These are shown alongside pictures taken when we climbed to the Rila Lakes last week.
Climbing the steep paths to the lakes and seeing Mount Musala above reminded us of our Master’s descriptions of camping there each summer as a young man.
‘We would be woken by the sound of a violin playing softly the tune of the song written by the Master called ‘Wake up my Brother!’ After quickly washing and dressing we would climb the narrow path in silence to a large rocky platform where we would sit with the Master to meditate and pray, trying hard to receive the etheric energies which were bursting forth on the horizon. The moment the sun rose we would feel that all of nature, the mountains, trees, rivers, and lakes were vibrating in unison with this mighty power of life.
In the evening, we would come together again for the meal, and then, as night fell, we would gather around a large fire in the centre of the camp. We would begin by praying, singing and meditating until we were joined by the Master. The silence and the solemnity of the deep blue night sky studded with stars seem to take part in our devout reflections. Then, often, brothers and sisters would play the violin or the guitar sing or recite poetry.’
Bulgarian brotherhood group with Peter Deunov centre and Mikhaël Aïvanhov to his right (left in the picture).
Peter Deunov beside the lake in the 1930’s and the lake today.
Peter Deunov and Mount Musala
The Sacred Mountain Spring channelled at the request of Peter Deunov to provide pure drinking water for his followers. An inscription carved in the rock beside the spring;
“Brothers and sisters, fathers and mothers, friends and strangers, professors and students, all of you, servants of life, open your hearts for the good. Be like this spring!”
Paneurhythmy circles beside the large lake, seen from above.