Capitulation – 2nd law produced by the activity of the three aspects
ALICE A. BAILEY: Esoteric Psychology I, page
377: “This second law is called (by those of us who deal with law and energy) the Law of Capitulation, because the momentum set up by the desire of the sons of God to incarnate proved too strong for the opposing forces of matter.  Nothing then could stop the coming into tangible existence of the incarnating spirits.  Matter capitulated to spirit, the divine desire and the divine will set their signature upon the rapidly assembling forms.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Discipleship in the New Age II, page
395, 357: “One of the most difficult tasks which confronts the Master is to teach the disciple to think of the Ashram and to act and serve, think and invoke, as a member of the Ashram would normally do. Two thoughts, therefore, emerge from a study of the two versions of this hint:

  1. That the Law of Change governs the Hierarchy just as it governs Humanity.
  2. That the disciple who functions under this law has the following things to do: …”

Chemical Affinity – Subsidiary law of the Law of Attraction, 2nd Cosmic Law
ALICE A. BAILEY: Cosmic Fire, page
1168: “1. The Law of Chemical Affinity.  This law governs the soul aspect in the mineral kingdom.  It concerns the marriage of the atoms, and the romance of the elements.  It serves to perpetuate the life of the mineral kingdom and to preserve its integrity.

It is the cause of the immetalisation of the Monad.”

Cleavages – 5th law produced by the activity of the three divine aspects
ALICE A. BAILEY: Esoteric Psychology I, page
378: “We come now to a consideration of the Law of Cleavages, for our race is controlled by the great heresy of separativeness.  Through these cleavages (symbolically speaking) the fires of destruction may emerge and end our civilisation, as the Atlantean civilisation was ended, unless the conscious sons of God can build those bridges and develop that understanding which will offset this law, thus bringing into functioning activity the law which governs the coming race.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Rays and The Initiations, page
595 – 96: “The existence of a closed mind on a national scale is dangerous in the extreme, just as the individual is in a dangerous “state of mind” when he closes it to world contact, world news and world understanding, and when he refuses to admit new ideas and new modes of behaviour.  Fortunately, the influence of this fifth ray energy – which is always present, whether the ray is in incarnation or not – is steadily leading humanity towards illumination.

This ray energy operates always in connection with the Law of Cleavages.  Today, tremendous cleavages between the past and the present are in order.  …  Hitherto cleavages have been noted during an historical retrospect.  Today, all men everywhere are conscious of the fact that the old order, the old cultures and civilisations are rapidly passing away, and they are universally clamouring for the new.”

725 – 26: “This initiation [the Sixth Initiantion] is therefore governed by the third ray, the Ray of Intelligent Activity.  This ray is closely related to the mental plane of our planetary life, to the Law of Fixation and the Law of Cleavages. …  Fixation is not permitted to the eternal pilgrim upon our little planet, the Earth, but when that is left behind entirely at the ninth initiation the initiate becomes a “fixed or stationary point of light within his chosen Place, the Place of the Most High and the point of fire upon the mountain-top.  From that point he will no more go out.”

The concept of cleavage is latent here also.  The Master severs all connection with the past and with the planet, but never with the One Life which permeates all spheres and forms of being, which makes possible all states of consciousness and leads to endless activity.”

Cohesion – 2nd Systemic Law
ALICE A. BAILEY: Cosmic Fire, page
569: “b. Seven Systemic Laws. – Subsidiary to the three major laws, we find the seven laws of our solar system.  Again we find the law of analogy elucidating, and the three becoming the seven as elsewhere in the logoic scheme.  In each of these seven laws we find an interesting correlation with the seven planes.  They are: …

  1. The law of Cohesion.On the second plane cohesion is first apparent.  It is the first molecular plane of the system, and is the home of the Monad.  Divine coherency is demonstrated.”

576 – 580: “2. The Law of Cohesion. – This is one of the branch laws of the cosmic Law of Attraction.  It is interesting to notice how this law demonstrates in this Love-System in a threefold manner:

On the plane of the Monad, as the law of cohesion, the law of birth, if we might use that term, resulting in the appearance of the Monads in their seven groups.  Love the source, and the Monad of love, the result.

On the plane of buddhi, as the law of magnetic control.  It shows itself as the love-wisdom aspect, irradiating the ego, and eventually gathering to itself the essence of all experience, garnered, via the Ego, through the personality lives, and controlled throughout from the plane of buddhi.  Magnetism, and the capacity to show love, are occultly synonymous.

On the astral plane, as love demonstrating through the personality.  All branches of the law of attraction, demonstrating in this system, show themselves as a force that ingathers, that tends to coherence, that results in adhesion, and leads to absorption.  All these terms are needed to give a general idea of the basic quality of this law.

This law is one of the most important of the systemic laws, if it is permissible to differentiate at all; we might term it the law of coalescence.

On the path of involution it controls the primal gathering together of molecular matter, beneath the atomic subplane. …

In manifestation the cosmic Law of Attraction controls all these subsidiary laws, just as the Law of Synthesis governs pralaya and obscuration, and the law of Economy deals with the general working out, along the line of least resistance, of the logoic scheme.  During manifestation we have most to do with the Law of Attraction, and it will be found, on study, that each subsidiary law is but a differentiation of that law. …”

Color – Subsidiary law of the Law of Attraction, 2nd Cosmic Law
ALICE A. BAILEY: Cosmic Fire, page
1171: “7. The Law of Colour. To get any comprehension of this law students should remember that colour serves a twofold purpose.  It acts as a veil for that which lies behind, and is therefore attracted to the central spark; it demonstrates the attractive quality of the central life.

All colours, therefore, are centres of attraction, are complementary, or are antipathetic to each other, and students who study along these lines can find out the law, and comprehend its working through a realisation of the purpose, the activity, and the relation of colours to or for each other.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: The Externalisation of the Hierarchy, page
My comment: Page numbers are not available in this work, section III – IV
?: “There are certain fundamental truths which lie behind all revealed religions. They are essential to the spiritual growth and the progressive realisations of divinity by man. …

These basic truths never change because they are related to the nature of Deity Itself … These truths, inherent in the divine nature, reveal the soul of God. They are:

  1. 1. The Law of Compassion. This is the truth of right relationship, of loving understanding, of actively expressed Love. It is the foundation of brotherhood and the expression of the inner unity.
  2. The Fact of god …; 3. The Continuity of Revelation … ; 4. The Inevitable Response of Humanity …; 5. Progress … ; 6. Transcendence … ”

ALICE A. BAILEY: The Reappearance of the Christ, page
9 – 10: “Ever down the ages, and at every great human crisis, always in the hours of necessity, at the founding of a new race, or in the awakening of a prepared humanity to a new and wider vision, the Heart of God—impelled by the Law of Compassion—sends forth a Teacher, a world Saviour, an Illuminator, an Avatar, a transmitting Intermediary, a Christ. He gives the message which will heal, which will indicate the next step to be taken by the race of men, which will illumine a dark world problem and give to man an expression of some hitherto unrealised aspect of divinity.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Discipleship in the New Age II, page
612: “A great Law of Compensation comes into play in a peculiar manner and along special lines where accepted disciples are concerned. The emphasis laid upon discipline, upon purification, upon hard demanding work and upon relinquishing that which the personality holds dear, is a needed phase of occult development. This is generally and often sadly recognised. But—paralleling the period of pain and difficulty—is a compensatory activity of the soul which brings all life and circumstance into true perspective and changes attitudes so completely that the recognition of adequate reward supersedes the realisation of pain. The Law of Sacrifice and the Law of Compensation are closely allied, but the first to become active in the life and to become a recognised factor in daily living is sacrifice. Compensation comes later into recognition.”

Conservation of Energy
C.W. LEADBEATER: Life After Death
“… for the law of the conservation of energy holds good upon the higher planes of thought and aspiration just as surely as in ordinary mechanics.”

C.W. LEADBEATER: Reality of Astral Plane
“Common though this position is, we may see its absurdity by taking a very simple analogy. The ,man who is using an engine expects to get out of it an amount of work proportionate to the amount of energy put into it, say in the form of fuel. He allows for a certain waste from friction, and for a certain amount given off in the form of heat, but still there is a definite proportion of work which he expects to get out of his engine, because he knows that there is a natural law of the conservation of energy … Yet the very same man who is so certain of the inviolability of Nature’s law in one direction will begin to grumble about injustice if any suffering or sorrow comes to him; whereas the analogy of his own line of thought with regard to the machine would show that the only sensible conclusion would be that since the law of justice is perfect in its working there must undoubtedly have been something wrong in his own action in the past to account for this sorrow which has fallen upon him.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Cosmic Fire, page
1026: “It might be asked of what use the fifteen rules for magic communicated above may be.  Naught, as yet, as far as practical work is concerned, but much where inner intellectual development is desired.  He who meditates and broods over these rules in the light of what has been earlier communicated anent the devas and building forces, will arrive at an understanding of the Laws of Construction in the macrocosm, which will avail him much, and save him much time when the magical work and formulas are put in his hands.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Initiation, human and solar, page
177: “Secondly, by a man’s efforts, supplemented by the intelligent loving co-operation of the Knowers of the race, the Masters of the Wisdom. In this case the process is quicker, for a man comes under instruction – should he so desire – and subsequently, when he has on his part provided the right conditions, there is placed at his disposal the knowledge and the help of Those Who have achieved. In order to avail himself of this help he has to work with the material of his own body, building right material into an ordered form, and has therefore to learn discrimination in the choice of matter, and to understand the laws of vibration and of construction.

Contradictions, Contraries, Contrasts
ALICE A. BAILEY: Esoteric Astrology, page
403: “We have now considered briefly and yet I believe instructively certain of the subjective influences and significances of the twelve signs of the zodiac. We have touched upon their mutual inter-relation and their planetary interplay and have sought to portray the reactions of humanity to these multiple energies and forces. These forces, pouring out from cosmic sources, find their way into our solar system, being attracted thereto through analogous quality or – under the Law of Contradictions or the Law of Contraries – find their way to certain planets.”

518: “There was nothing spiritual in the vision of the leaders of the powers which were called the Axis powers. But the spiritual intent of mankind is slowly growing and the great Law of Contrasts will eventually bring illumination.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: White Magic, page
553: “The laws of thought are the laws of creation, and the entire creative work is carried forward on the etheric level.”

GEOFFREY HODSON: Seven human temperaments
“The artist-creator in any branch of the arts must have attained equilibrium. This is the law of creation, whether of universe, solar system, planet, man, or human work of art.”

Crystallisation (the Law Controlling Crystallisation)
ALICE A. BAILEY: Esoteric Healing, page 105 – 112
105 – 106: “Three Major Laws of Health. There are three major laws of health and seven minor laws.  These work out in the three worlds, which is all that concerns you at this time.  In all teaching to be given in the immediate future, the main emphasis will eventually be laid upon the technique of the etheric body, for that is the next step forward. The three major laws are:

  1. The law controlling the will to live, a manifestation of the first aspect of the Logos, will or power.
  2. The law controlling equality of rhythm, a manifestation of the second aspect of the Logos, love or wisdom.
  3. The law controlling crystallisation, a manifestation of the third aspect of the Logos, the activity or foundational aspect. …”

Cycles, Rhythm, Cyclic Appearance
ALICE A. BAILEY: Cosmic Fire, page
831: “We have endeavoured above to convey a general idea of the evolutionary process in connection with the Ego, and its progression under karmic and cyclic law.  If the student ponders upon these two laws it will become apparent to him that both might be summed up under the generic term of the Law of Rhythm.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Rays and The Initiations, page
237 – 38: “See you not how the present crisis [Second World War] only indicates the success of the previous evolutionary cycles wherein humanity mastered certain lessons? …

All is planned and ordered; the right energies and forces will be available, for the Hierarchy works ever under the Law of Cycles and of Cyclic Compensation.  The Masters know exactly that which must be done by right timing and by what has been called “the crisis of spatial extension.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: The Externalisation of the Hierarchy, page
278: “I would remind you that the law of cycles is the law governing the appearing and the disappearing of great and active energies which pass in and out of manifestation, fulfilling the purposes of Deity and yet limited and handicapped by the quality of the forms upon which they make their impact.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: White Magic, page
243: “Let us consider now the words “the ebb and flow of the waters.”
In the understanding of the law of cycles, we gain knowledge of the underlying laws of evolution and come to a realization of the rhythmic work of creation.  Incidentally also we gain poise as we study our own life impulses, for they also have their ebb and flow, and alternate between periods of light and periods of darkness.”

404:”To bring this about has been the objective of all training given during the past 400 years, and from this fact you can vision the utter patience of the Knowers of the race.  They work slowly and with deliberation, free from any sense of speed, towards Their objective, but – and herein lies the immediate interest of what I have to communicate – They do have a time limit.  This is based upon the Law of Cycles.  It concerns the operation of certain periods of opportunity which necessarily have their term.  During these times of opportunity, forces, influences, and energies are temporarily at work, and of these the Masters seek to make use.”

533: “With the problem of limitation is closely linked that of liberation.  Into the prison house of form enter all that live; some enter consciously and some unconsciously, and this we call birth, appearance, incarnation, manifestation.  Immediately there sweeps into activity another law or the working out of an active principle which we call the Law of Cycles.  This is the principle of periodic appearance – a beneficent operation of the lower wisdom of innate divinity, for it produces that sequence of the states of consciousness which we term Time. … To these principles of Limitation and of Cycles is added another principle, that of Expansion.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Esoteric Healing, page
89 – 91: In these pages are mentioned the Law of Periodicity, the Law of Rhythm and the Law of Cycles in a way that it seems to be the same law only with different names, re. quote under the Law of Rhythm.

ALICE A. BAILEY: From Bethlehem to Calvary, page
5: “In the continuity of revelation, Christianity enters upon its cycle of expression under the same divine law which governs all manifestation – the Law of Cyclic Appearance. This revelation passes through the phases of all form-manifestation, or appearance, then growth and development, and finally (when the cycle draws towards its close) crystallisation and a gradual but steady emphasis of the letter and the form, till the death of that form becomes inevitable and wise.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Esoteric Psychology I, page
189 – 90: “Before we proceed further I want to touch upon the apparent contradictions which occur (and which may continue to occur) in this treatise.  Sometimes a ray will be spoken of as being in manifestation.  At other times it may be referred to as being out of manifestation.  We may speak about its influence upon a particular kingdom in nature, and then again still another ray may be regarded as of prime importance.  These discrepancies are only apparent, and their cause lies hid in the right understanding of the Law of Cycles.  Until this basic Law of Periodicity is comprehended (and this will not be possible until man has succeeded in developing fourth dimensional vision) it will not be easy to avoid what may look like contradictions.  At one time a certain ray may be in incarnation and thus of paramount influence, and yet, at the same time, still another ray may govern the major cycle, – a cycle of which the ray under consideration may be only a temporary aspect.  For instance, the seventh Ray of Ceremonial Organisation is now coming in, and the sixth Ray of Devotion is going out; yet this sixth ray is a major ray cycle and its influence will not entirely disappear for another 21,000 years.”

Cycles, page 170: “The cycles which are conducive to the purification and cleansing of the astral body, prior to unnecessary manifesting circumstances, has never been taken advantage of by any group of disciples within the World Group.  It is entirely possible, when disciples know and understand not only the Law of cyclic opportunity, but the manner in which their group life makes its cyclic manifestations, so that they can avert unpleasant manifestations through a concentrated effort applied on astral levels before such situations have a chance to manifest.  When the disciple understands his own individual cycles it will be possible for him to work with his own personality in such a way as to eliminate from it those recurring manifestations which give rise to disturbance with a group or within any activity which the disciple is engaged.  This is particularly important.  I would have you realize that within the astral body of any individual or group of individuals are a number of old thought­forms which have been created by the individual himself.  These old thoughtforms are circling, rotating in the astral aura of the individual.  During cycles, these thoughtforms impinge upon the emotional awareness of the disciple, giving rise to react­ions which he himself does not understand and is not able to control.

If the disciple were to examine every situation in which he finds himself, whether it be pleasant or unpleasant, whether it be to his apparent benefit or to his apparent loss, he will discover that these situations follow a definite pattern.  He will find that various types of manifestation have occurred throughout the years, at very definite cyclic periods.  When he knows, then, the next period in which there is a danger of a recurrence of any type of manifestation which is conflict either to himself or to others, it is possible for him to avert the recurrence of that manifestation through subjective activity.”

171: “I wish to say just a few words regarding the Law of Cycles which could be utilized to advantage at this particular time.

We are concerned at this particular time with a peculiar type of cycle which normally appears in the life of an organi­zation such as this once every seven years.  This cycle of this particular organization began last January and will continue until next January.  It is that period in time and space when the path and the future meet, when cause is set into motion for a seven year cycle of effects on the physical plane of appear­ances.  This period in time and space is characterized by intelligent activity.  It is a period in which manifesting conditions are in a state of flux and can be manipulated to bring about any series of desired results.

This year, then (of 1953) is a most important year in the life of this particular organization since events manifesting during this period will produce an effect continuing over a seven year period which nothing or no one can change.

Remember this same cyclic period will not repeat for another seven years.”

Laws Universal, page 562 – 564: “The law of Cyclic Opportunity. This is a basic Law governing manifestation and must ever be applied by the one who initiates activity.  Disciples must learn to manipulate this Law, as well as be rightly affected by it. …

The Law of Cycles is, in essence, the activity aspect of the 3rd Ray.  It is intelligence in controlled motion and is wielded, as is the Law of Sacrifice, by the 1st Ray.  The disciple, polarized in the head, focuses his directing will upon the available intelligent substance within his own aura, and thus initiates the activity which produces manifestation. …

The manifestation in time and space of the actual moment of opportunity will depend upon the:

  1. Clearly formulated thought.
  2. The strength of the thought which is determined by its one‑pointed focus.
  3. The cyclic reappearance of the thought.

ANNIE BESANT and C.W. LEADBEATER: Man Whence, How and Whither
“… the law of progress is a law of cyclic change, and that under that law personalities, races, empires, and worlds pass away, and come not again– in that form; that all forms must perish; however beautiful, in order that the life within them may grow and expand.”

GEOFFREY HODSON: The Angelic Hosts

  • The law of laws, the fundamental basic law behind all systems, behind all universes, behind the very cosmos, is the law of forthgoing and return. The One Life Itself obeys that law. From Its first outpouring into a newborn universe, down to Its manifestation in the tiniest infusoria on a single globe, It breathes forth and withdraws; It ebbs and flows and pulses through all manifested life …
  • Slowly that awful wheel revolves and the law of cyclic growth is impressed upon the unknown and unknowable totality of created forms. Cosmic cycles answer to its rule. Universes are modelled upon its law. Systems are governed by its aeonic revolutions. Planets appear and disappear according to the measure of its law
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