ALICE A. BAILEY: Discipleship in the New Age II, page
21: “I shall endeavour to bring to your attention your personal point in evolution. I would remind you at this point that these seven rays are sharply different as to colouring and phenomenal effect and, at the same time, I would remark that – under the Law of Occult Paradox – the seven Lords of Being (the seven Rays) are widely different but remain non-separative.”

LUCILLE CEDERCRANS: Nature of the Soul
Lesson 14, page 183: “At this point the probationer begins to comprehend the Law of Paradox. He learns that all concepts, all systems of thought, must be based upon a causal truth. Any­thing that is must have its foundation in reality or it could not be. At the same time everything that is must be false for it is confined in a form. Thus, he applies the Law of Paradox to every concept, every form, every experience with which he is familiar, learning to under­stand the polar oppo­sites, the so-called good and bad as ‘‘essence’’ and ‘‘form’’. Nothing is strictly true or false, good or bad, everything is both, and through a recogni­tion of this, the essence or reality and the form or substance can be so fused as to produce the whole tone, which in its magical effect tunes or harmonizes all other frequencies within its range of influence.

This is Harmony – a differentiated expression of Love-Wisdom. It produces that understanding which is a prerequisite to right relationship, whether it be with the One Life, a situation, or among peoples.”

Lesson 36, page 441: “Paradox is polarity. It is not contradiction. This must always be taken into consideration if a student is to grasp and to appreciate Truth.”

LUCILLE CEDERCRANS: The Soul and Its Instrument, Lesson 12, page
129: “The next step which is reorientation, consists of proceed­ing ”as if.” This is one of the most important Laws of the Path for it actually constitutes Initiation. Initiation is a new beginning. The Aspirant makes a new beginning by acting as if he were polarized in the adjna, as if he were a Disciple. This explains the necessity of self‑imposed discipline.”

Perfection – Law IX of Healing
ALICE A. BAILEY: Esoteric Healing, page 659 – 672
659: “Law IX … is in reality a definition of the Law of Evolution, but given from the spiritual angle.  The Law of Evolution – as commonly understood – concerns the evolution of the form aspect as it is gradually fitted to be an exponent or an expression of soul energy, and later of monadic energy.

This law, which might be termed the Law of Perfection, deals with the interior energies which are responsible for the working of the Law of Evolution.  It is the higher aspect or the determining cause of the lower; the laws subsidiary to the Law of Perfection are loosely called (by the neophyte) the spiritual laws, but of these he knows little and unifies them all in his mind under the general idea that they are an expression of the love aspect of Deity.”

Periodicity, see also Law of Cycles and Law of Rhythm
ALICE A. BAILEY: Cosmic Fire, page
5: “There is a basic law called the Law of Periodicity. This law governs all manifestation, whether it is the manifestation of a solar Logos through the medium of a solar system, or the manifestation of a human being through the medium of a form. This law controls likewise in all the kingdoms of nature.”

274: “2. Repetition of Cyclic Action is Governed by Two Laws: Perhaps it is more accurate to say that it is governed by one law, primarily, and a subsidiary law. …

The general law, which produces cyclic effect, is the Law of Attraction and Repulsion, of which the subsidiary law is the Law of Periodicity, and of Rebirth.”

797: “The Law of Periodicity is one, but as it is based upon initial impulse, and upon the rhythmic beat of the “central heart” or the “central sun” of any organism (solar system, planetary scheme, planetary chain, egoic group or individual egoic life) the true nature or “family” of any such organism must be ascertained before cyclic pronouncements can be made with any hope of approximate accuracy.”

1033: “The Law of Periodicity is the effect produced by the amalgamation of these two types of force with a third.  The two types of force or energy are the activity of the first Aspect, the logoic will or purpose, and the energy of the second aspect.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: White Magic, page
7 – 10: “This book will be based also upon four fundamental postulates which must be admitted by the student of the succeeding pages as providing an hypothesis worthy of his consideration and trial. …

  1. The fourth postulate consists of the statement that all lives manifest cyclically.  This is the Theory of Rebirth or of re-incarnation, the demonstration of the law of periodicity.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Esoteric Healing, page
89 – 91: My comment: 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: Esoteric Psychology I, page
65: “The purpose of the first ray, and its main work, is to produce cessation and the death of all forms in all kingdoms in nature and on all planes.  The energy of this ray Lord brings about the death of an ant or of a solar system, of an organisation, a religion, or a government, of a race type or of a planet.  His will or purpose works out through the law of periodicity.”

LUCILLE CEDERCRANS: Ashramic Projections, page 81 and Applied Wisdom
Headquaters and Rays, page 429: ”The 7th Ray expresses without regard to time and space and this is the basic difference between the expression of these two rays within the civilization.  The 3rd Ray demands that the working out from the subjective into the objective must follow specific, defined steps that make their appearance, each one, in the physical plane of affairs.  The 7th Ray expresses itself without regard for this sequential manifestation of each step or each sequence which results in a final appearance. The 7th Ray follows its own logic, so to speak, but is governed by several cosmic laws working in relationship to one another.  One of these laws is the Law of Periodicity.  The 7th Ray, being governed by this law, and it being therefore expressive to a certain degree of it, follows in its manifestation of  appearance a cyclic motion which does not account for, or necessitate, the physical appearance of that subjectivity which rests between the intervals in the cycle of this expression.

Immortality, page 496: “Shall we say from the perspective of planetary or solar appearances, the entity or being is immortal, moving through various states, positions, offices, etc.  The continuity of consciousness is the only real immortality.  No matter how much continuity of consciousness he achieves, he still goes in and out of incarnation.  Clear to the center – the cosmic center of contact with the One About Whom Naught May Be Said – this is true.  The Law of Periodicity is a cosmic one which issues out of the very center of all created, creative Light, and moves back upon itself into that center.”

Lesson 24, page 98 and 101 – 102: “The Will of God in relationship to substance works out upon this planet via three major laws, which, in turn, manifest a basic nature within all forms.

These laws are:

  1. The Law of Economy …
  2. The Law of Relativity …
  3. The Law of Periodicity which states in effect
  1. That every form has its own inherent cycles of growth, maturity, and decline, these cycles being impressed upon it at the moment of its conception by the focused Intent of the consciousness involved.
  2. That the cyclic activity of every form is peculiar to the form itself, yet subject to and contained within the more powerful cycles of that organized Life of which it is a functioning part.

… Our first consideration of this law, in order to approach its meaning lies in the fact that every form carries as a part of its inherent nature its own cycles of activity. These cycles were impressed upon or impregnated within the form at the moment of its conception by the focused intent of the creating consciousness.”

Lesson 25, page 103: “A focused Intent of the Soul, which we referred to earlier as the motivating Impulse for a particular reincarnation, produces a planned activity (form) which progresses to its conclusion via a cyclic, rhythmic alteration of the form. The Law of Periodicity, which, in conjunction with other Laws, governs this process, can be understood more easily as the Law which governs the movement of the form in time and space. It is this movement which results in activity.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Cosmic Fire, page
739: “This period of conscious activity in etheric substance (of which the planetary body is formed) persists according to the karma of the planetary Lord, for the unit is now consciously associated with planetary karma, and is a participant in the working out of the will and purpose of the Lord of His Ray.  On the higher planes of the system, this stage persists for the length of the life of a scheme; to which a period of pralaya succeeds that has its beginning towards the end of the seventh round in any scheme or of the fifth if the Law of Persistence of a scheme is working out through cycles of five.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Cosmic Fire, page
586 – 590: “The Laws in the Three Worlds. We will now take up and briefly study the three most important laws affecting the evolving human being, as he lives his life in the three worlds.  These laws are:

  1. The Law of Fixation.
  2. The Law of Love.
  3. The Law of Sacrifice and Death.

These laws are all dominated and controlled eventually by the three higher laws in the system – the Laws of Magnetic Control, of Disintegration, and of Cohesion.  There is a direct connection between these seven laws and the seven Rays or Vibrations, and if we study the correspondence we shall recognise the fact that the first law, that of Vibration, is the controlling law of the six, demonstrating through the second law, that of Cohesion, just as the solar Logos is at this time manifesting Himself through His second aspect in this the second solar system. …

With this as a basis, the three laws of the personality become replete with life, and can be summed up in the well-known term, “The Law of Rebirth and Death in the three worlds.”  The fifth law governs a fixed point in the personality, that of the fifth principle.”

Planetary Affinity – Subsidiary law of the Law of Attraction, 2nd Cosmic Law
ALICE A. BAILEY: Cosmic Fire, page
1172 – 1173: “9. The Law of Planetary Affinity.  This term is used in the occult teaching specifically in connection with the interaction of the planets with each other and their eventual marriage.  As we know, the planetary schemes (the seven sacred planets) will eventually synthesise, or absorb the life of the planets which are not termed sacred and the numerous planetoids, as far as the four kingdoms of nature are concerned.  The absorption of the Spirit aspect proceeds under the Law of Synthesis.  The minor four planetary schemes become first the two, and then the one.  This one, with the major three, forms a second and higher quaternary which again repeats the process, producing from the four, the two, and from the two, the one.  This final one is eventually merged in the Sun, producing in this prolonged process, and over a vast period of time, the appearance of the “seven Suns who run together, and thus blaze forth, producing one flaming ball of fire.”

On a lesser scale the same law governs the merging of the chains in a scheme.”

Polar Opposites
ALICE A. BAILEY: The Externalisation of the Hierarchy, page
109: “These four stages of the Law of Cause and Effect (as it affects humanity at this time) might be called:

  1. The perfecting of form expression – Law of Evolution
  2. The precipitation of karma – Law of Cause and Effect
  3. The achievement of personality – Law of Polar Opposites (The Dweller on the Threshold)
  4. The attainment of planetary initiation – Law of Initiation

LUCILLE CEDERCRANS: Applied Wisdom,Lord of Civilization, page
635: “Communication proceeds when the Law of Polarity is utilized to create a magnetic field of mind, whether that magnetic field of mind be strictly in mental, astral or etheric substance; when the magnetic field of mind is established between two communicating points.  This will be clarified and what have heretofore been the secrets of the science of impression will be made available to humanity as a whole.”

LUCILLE CEDERCRANS: Creative Thinking, Lesson 18, page
71: “The three recondite laws behind the fact that energy follows thought can be defined in the following manner:

  1. The Law of Polarity. When the polar forces of Will and Mind are brought into a relationship with one another, the creative process begins. A magnetic field is created within the mind by that polarity.
  2. The Law of Magnetic Control. …
  3. The Law of Precipitation …

Positive and Negative Relationships
ALICE A. BAILEY: Discipleship in the New Age I, page
748 – 49: “To the average aspirant, the implications of this stage of discipleship [Chelas on the thread] are valuable from the angle of emphasising what has not been achieved. The implications are, therefore, negative. This is frequently desirable where accepted disciples are concerned whose attitude should be positive and intelligent. The Law of Positive and Negative Relationships underlies all these stages. That which is higher is, at first, always negative to that which is lower; then interim changes take place which make the higher positive to the lower and lead, therefore, to the steady ascending of the Way of Life and the Ladder of Spiritual Ascent.”

LUCILLE CEDERCRANS: Creative Thinking, Lesson 18, page
71: “The three recondite laws behind the fact that energy follows thought can be defined in the following manner:

  1. The Law of Polarity. …
  2. The Law of Magnetic Control. …
  3.  The Law of Precipitation. When a thought is born, a triangle of precipitating energy has been brought into juxtaposition with time and space.”

Progress – Subsidiary law of the Law of Attraction, 2nd Cosmic Law
ALICE A. BAILEY: Cosmic Fire, page
1168: “2. The Law of Progress.  It is called this in the vegetable kingdom owing to the fact that it is in this kingdom that definite objective response to stimulation can be noted.  It is the basis of the phenomenon of sensation, which is the key to this solar system of love, our system being a “Son of Necessity” or of desire.  This law is the working out into manifestation of the informing consciousness of a part of the deva kingdom, and of certain pranic energies.  The student will find much of esoteric interest in the following line of living forces:

  1. The second chain, globe and round,
  2. The vegetable kingdom,
  3. The devas of desire in their second reflected groupings,
  4. The heart of the Sun,
  5. The second Ray force.”

Psychic laws of love
ALICE A. BAILEY: Cosmic Fire, page
902: “The devas of water find for themselves the path of service in their great work of nourishing all the vegetable and animal life upon the planet; the goal for them is to enter into that higher group of devas which we call the gaseous or fire devas.  These, through the action of their fire upon the waters, produce that sequence of evaporation, condensation, and eventual precipitation which – through its constant activity – nourishes all life upon the earth.  Thus again can the psychic laws of love be seen at work in the deva kingdom as in the human; first, the withdrawal or segregation of the unit from the group (called individualisation in man, and evaporation in the water realm).  Next, condensation, or the amalgamation of the unit with a newer or higher group, this we call condensation for the devas of the waters, and initiation in man; finally, the sacrifice of the group of human or deva atoms to the good of the whole.  So does the law of service and sacrifice govern all the second aspect divine in all its departments great or small.  Such is the law.”

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