Sacrifice and Death – 7th 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 Sacrifice and Death is the controlling factor on the physical plane.  The destruction of the form, in order that the evolving life may progress, is one of the fundamental methods in evolution.”

586: “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 …”

596 – 600: “7. The Law of Sacrifice and Death.  This law links itself to the third law, that of Disintegration following the connection that always exists between the atmic and the physical plane.  The Law of Disintegration controls the fivefold destruction of forms in the five lower worlds, and the Law of Death controls similarly in the three worlds.  It is subsidiary to the third law.  The Law of Sacrifice is the Law of Death in the subtle bodies, whilst what we call death is the analogous thing in the physical body.  This law governs the gradual disintegration of concrete forms and their sacrifice to the evolving life, and is closely linked in its manifestation with the seventh Ray”

Sacrifice – 1st Law of Group Work (esoteric name: The Law of those who choose to die)
ALICE A. BAILEY: Cosmic Fire, page
1216: “Law 1.  The Law of Sacrifice.  This involves the immolation and sacrifice of that which has been realised.  This is crucifixion, the basic law of all group work, the governing principle which results in each human unit eventually becoming a Saviour.”

1220: “For each of these Laws, there is a definite formula and symbol.  At this stage of teaching or through this Treatise, it is not possible to reveal or impart the formulas.  The symbol may be described …

Law 1.  A rosy cross, with a bird hovering above it.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Esoteric Psychology II, page 87 – 109
87 – 88: “This law of sacrifice, which is the first of the laws to be grasped by the human intelligence, and is therefore the easiest for man to understand (because he is already governed by it and, therefore, aware of it) came to its first major expression during this slowly disappearing age, the present age, the Piscean age.  This law has always been functioning and active in the world, for it is one of the first of the inner subjective laws to express itself consciously, and as an active ideal, in human life.  The theme of all the world religions has been divine sacrifice, the immolation of the cosmic Deity through, the process of universal creation, and of the world Saviours, by Their death and sacrifice as a means of salvation and eventual release and liberation.  Such is the blindness and such is the contaminating influence of the lower separative man, that this divine law of sacrifice is wielded with the selfish intent of personal and individual salvation.  But the travestied truth remains the unsullied truth on its own plane, and this dominant world law governs the appearing and the disappearing of universes, of solar systems, of races and of nations, of world leaders and world rulers, of incarnating human beings and of revealing Sons of God. …”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Rays and The Initiations, page
266: “But more must still be learnt if the Way of the Higher Evolution is to be trodden and a choice between the seven cosmic Paths made – a choice which curiously enough is not dependent upon ray, for all rays are to be found on all these paths.

This can only be done through synthesis.  This Law of Synthesis

“works through the Seven which yet are One; which points to the seven ways and yet those upon the seven ways are one; which initiates the universal into the many but preserves its integrity; which originates the plan but preserves intact the purpose; which sees the multiplicity needed under the Law of Sacrifice but subordinates that law unto the Law of Synthesis; which breathes forth the many Breaths and yet is Life Itself.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: White Magic, page
530 – 31: “The “prisoners of the planet” fall into two categories:

  1. Those lives which act under the influence of a conscious purpose, and who “limit the life that is in them” for a time.  They consciously take form, knowing the end from the beginning.  These Beings in their turn fall into three main groups.
  2. The Being Who is the life of our planet, the One in Whom we live and move and have our being.  This being, or sum total of organised lives is sometimes called the planetary Logos, sometimes the Ancient of Days, sometimes God, and sometimes the One Life.
  3. Those lives who constitute the Principle of Limitation in a kingdom of nature.  The Life that is, for instance, expressing itself through the medium of the animal kingdom is a self-conscious intelligent entity, working in full awareness of intent and objective, and limiting his sphere of activity in order to provide due opportunity and expression for the myriad lives that find their life and being and sustenance in him.  See you how the law of sacrifice runs throughout creation.
  4. The sons of mind, human souls, solar Angels, the divine sons of God who in full self-consciousness work out certain well seen ends through the medium of the human family.

ALICE A. BAILEY: Discipleship in the New Age I, page
260: “I would suggest to you that that which has to be relinquished may not be that upon which you are at this time laying the emphasis. I would remind you also that the Law of Sacrifice is ever followed by the Law of Re-Appropriation in the spiritual sense.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Discipleship in the New Age II, page
269 – 70: “The will is not, as so many believe, a forceful expression of intention; it is not a fixed determination to do thus and so or to make certain things to be. It is fundamentally an expression of the Law of Sacrifice; under this law, the unit recognises responsibility, identifies itself with the whole, and learns the esoteric significance of the words: “Having nothing (sacrifice) and yet possessing all things (universality).”

271: “Forget not, the Christ and His great Brothers, and all of an even higher initiate-rank than They possess, have a definite goal, but it is one which will only define itself clearly in the third solar system, the system in which the Will of God is the dominant idea, as the Love of God conditions this system in which we now function. But this is not consciousness or awareness; it is a stage of Being which is connected with the Law of Sacrifice—the law which governs those states of being which grow out of the establishment of right human relations.”

286 – 89: “Why, I would ask you, is the will an aspect or an expression of the Law of Sacrifice? Because the will, as considered and understood by the initiate, is essentially that monadic essence, qualified by “fixed determination,” which is identified with the Will or Purpose of the planetary Logos. It is the highest divine aspect which the initiate finally manifests, prior to entering upon the Way of the Higher Evolution. In this connection it is useful to remember that one of the appellations of Sanat Kumara is that of “the Great Sacrifice” …”

376: “The Second Point of Revelation: The Will is an expression of the Law of Sacrifice.

397 – 98: “It should be remembered that the Law of Sacrifice (in its destroying aspect) is dominant during the second, the third and the fourth initiations.

  1. At the second initiation of the Baptism, the control of the astral body is broken …
  2. At the third Initiation of Transfiguration, the control of the personality in the three worlds is broken …
  3. At the fourth Initiation of Renunciation, the destroying aspect of the Law of Sacrifice brings about the destruction of the causal body, the soul body …”

398 – 99: “… three words should be considered in relation to the Points of Revelation: Procedure. Location. Objective. All three of them are of use here in considering the nature of the impending revelation.

The recognition of these Points of Revelation falls automatically into two main procedures or planned processes:

  1. The procedure carried forward under the impulse of the Law of Sacrifice which “destroys all hindrances, breaks down all impediments and removes all individual obstacles, thus releasing the initiate into that vortex of force in which he learns the method of handling the planetary correspondence of that which he has individually overcome.” …
  2. The procedure carried forward at the remaining five initiations; …”

402: “That which is rejected and which is occultly thrown out as no longer serving the purpose of the planetary Logos is replaced by that which “will measure up to the purpose of the Father.” It is this concept which has been travestied and distorted by the Christian teaching anent the “vicarious atonement.” This grew out of a basic confusion between the Law of Sacrifice and the Law of Assembly, and took place when any understanding of the nature of the Father remained a supreme mystery; the whole process was then interpreted in terms of the first and highest Aspect of the essential Trinity, of which man knew nothing, instead of in terms of the second Aspect, the building, magnetic aspect of Love.”

403: “The process in which the initiate is now permitted to share during and after the fourth Initiation of Renunciation (which is presented to him in a successive series of points of revelation) is made possible by his submission to the Law of Sacrifice. This, in its turn, brings his consciousness under the influence—in developing stages—of the Law of Assembly.”

612: “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.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Esoteric Psychology I, page
219 – 220: “The vegetable kingdom, for instance, draws its vital strength from three sources,—the sun, the water and the earth. …

The animal kingdom, in turn, draws its sustenance primarily from the sun, the water and the vegetable kingdom. … Each kingdom offers sacrifice to the next succeeding kingdom in the evolutionary sequence.  The Law of Sacrifice determines the nature of each kingdom. …

The human kingdom follows the same procedure, and draws its life (from the form angle) out of the animal kingdom as well as from the sun, water and the vegetable world.”

LUCILLE CEDERCRANS: Applied Wisdom, Intuition, page
557 – 558: “The law of Sacrifice. There is a price to pay; a sacrifice must ever be applied when one is seeking gain, whether that gain be for the separated self or for the entire human family.

The Law of Sacrifice is the Cosmic Law of Order.  It is that which establishes and maintains order within the manifest Cosmos, regulating energy movement in ordered cycles, establishing lines of least resistance as the directional flow of that energy, and becoming the link between Cause and Effect, so as to make appearance possible.

Sacrifice is, in essence, the Ceremonial aspect of the 7th Ray which results in Law and Order.  It is manipulated by the 1st Ray and is, in its form aspect, a reflection in time and space of a directing will. …”

ANNIE BESANT: Esoteric Christianity

  • “The Law of Sacrifice underlies our system and all systems, and on it all universes are builded. It lies at the root of evolution, and alone makes it intelligible.”
  • “The Law of Sacrifice might perhaps more truly be called The Law of Manifestation, or the Law of Love and of Life, for throughout the universe, from the highest to the lowest, it is the cause of manifestation and life”.[W. Williamson. The Great Law, p. 406. ]

ANNIE BESANT: Laws of the Higher Life
“Thus the Law of Sacrifice, which is the Law of Life, is also the Law of Joy, and we know that nothing has a keener pleasure than the pleasure of pouring out and not taking in, and that no limited joy can be equal to the joy of self-surrender.”

C.W. LEADBEATER: Christian Creed, page
90 – 91: “In tracing the symbolism of this Latin cross, or rather of the crucifix, back into the night of time, the investigators had expected to find the figure disappear, leaving behind what they sup­posed to be the earlier cross-emblem. As a matter of fact, exactly the reverse took place, and they were startled to find that eventually the cross drops away, leaving only the figure with uplifted arms. No longer is there any thought of pain or sorrow connected with that figure, though still it tells of sacrifice; rather is it now the symbol of the purest joy the world can hold – the joy of freely giving – for it typifies the Divine Man standing in space with arms upraised in blessing, casting abroad his gifts to all humanity, pouring forth freely of himself in all directions, descending into that “dense sea” of  matter, to be cribbed, cabined and confined therein, in order that through that descent we may come into being.

A sacrifice, truly (at least from our point of view), yet with no thought of suffering, but only of transcendent joy. For that is the essence of the law of sacrifice – the law which moves the worlds even down here. So long as any thought of pain is connected with it, the sacrifice is not perfect; so long as a man is forcing himself to do that which he would rather not do, he is but on the way towards the fulfilling of the great law.

Schools – Subsidiary law of the Law of Attraction, 2nd Cosmic Law
ALICE A. BAILEY: Cosmic Fire, page
1173 – 1185: “11. The Law of the Schools.  (The Law of Love and Light.)  This is a mysterious term used to cover the law as it affects the expansions of consciousness which an initiate undergoes, and his ability to attract to himself through knowledge,

  1. His own Higher Self, so as to produce alignment and illumination,
  2. His Guru,
  3. That which he seeks to know,
  4. That which he can utilise in his work of service,
  5. Other souls with whom he can work.

It will be evident, therefore, to the thoughtful student that this Law of the Schools is primarily applicable to all units of divine life who have arrived at, or transcended the stage of self-consciousness.  It has consequently a vital connection with the human kingdom, and there is an occult significance in the fact that this is the eleventh Law.  It is the law which enables a man to unite two of his aspects (the personal self and the Higher Self).  It is the law which governs the transition of the human atom into another and a higher kingdom.  It is the law which (when comprehended and conformed to) enables a man to enter into a new cycle.  It is the law of the adept, of the Master, and of the perfected man.  For this reason it might be of profit here if we dealt with it a little more fully than with the other laws, for mankind is now at the stage where a number of its units are ready to come under the specific influence of this law, and thus be transferred out of the Hall of Learning, via the Hall of Wisdom, into the fifth or spiritual kingdom. …”

Separateness and Hate
ALICE A. BAILEY: The Externalisation of the Hierarchy, page
My comment: Page numbers are not available in this work, section III – IV

?: “I have stated also that we are reaching a climaxing period in human history; in this period the Lords of Karma are unusually active; the Law of Cause and Effect is bringing the results of past activities, the subjective thinking and the secret impulses to the surface, and exacting penalty and the planned cleaning of the slate of human history. When He Whom all disciples serve was on Earth two thousand years ago, He said that secret things would be made plain; by this emergence of the good and of the bad into prominence, men will arrive at knowledge, at understanding, and will be forced to take those steps which will be needed to build a new and better world, based on the Law of Love and not on the Law of Separateness and hate. This is what is happening today.”

?: “Our Master, the Christ, is also at this time carrying forward three major activities. …

He is, first of all, occupied with the process of deflecting the will-energy, emanating from Shamballa …

Secondly, He is working within the confines of the Hierarchy itself, preparing His disciples, the Masters, for certain great post-war events. …

His third activity is the effort to offset the growing hate in the world, to strengthen the trend towards unity, and to show people everywhere the danger of separateness. A growing and (from the worldly point of view) reasonable hatred of the German people and of the Japanese is steadily rising. This hate they have brought upon themselves. Hate ever lacks discrimination. The great Law of Spiritual Retribution requires that justice be meted out, but hatred will close the eyes of justice. The law must be administered, and the world will see the expression of that same law, stated in the words, “Whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.” But the materialistic law of hate and of separation must be negated and offset. The problem with which the Christ is faced is wellnigh – from the human angle – insoluble.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Esoteric Astrology, page
479: “The effort on Earth today (as seen by the planetary Logos) is to bring about a transformation of the web of the planet and thus slowly change the existing squares into triangles. This is done by the creation of division, by the application of the Law of Separation, but also by the recognition, in consciousness, of duality, the application of directed motion and the appearance of two triangles in the place of one square.”

Service – 3rd Law of Group Work (esoteric name: Law of Water and of fishes)
ALICE A. BAILEY: Cosmic Fire, page
1216 – 17: “Law 3. The Law of Service.  This law, for want of a better name, concerns the identification of an atom with the group interest, and the steady negation of the atom’s own material interests; it really deals with the process or method whereby an atom (positive in its own centralised life) gradually becomes responsive and receptive to the positive life of the group.”

1220 – 21: “For each of these Laws, there is a definite formula and symbol.  At this stage of teaching or through this Treatise, it is not possible to reveal or impart the formulas.  The symbol may be described …

Law 3.  A pitcher of water, balanced on the head of a man, standing in the form of a cross.  It is this law which brings in the energy, symbolised by the sign Aquarius, and this law is the governing factor of the Aquarian age.  It might here be added that the symbol for Law 2 was the origin of the balance or scales of the sign Libra, but in the course of the ages its true form was distorted.  Not all the astrological signs can be traced to the symbols, for only a few can be traced back as far as the Master’s ashram.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Esoteric Psychology II, page 117 – 147
117 – 119: “We come now to the consideration of the third Law of the Soul, which is intended to govern all soul activity.  It is the Law of Service.  However, before we elaborate this theme, there are three things which I seek to say and which merit our careful attention.

First, is the fact that the result of all contact achieved in meditation and the measure of our success, will be determined by the ensuing service to the race. …

Secondly, this Law of Service is something which may not be escaped.  Evasion brings its penalties, if that evasion is conscious.  Ability to serve marks a definite stage of advance upon the Path, and until that stage is reached, spontaneous service, rendered in love and guided by wisdom, cannot be given. …

Thirdly this Law of Service was expressed for the first time fully by the Christ two thousand years ago.  He was the forerunner of the Aquarian Age, and hence His constant emphasis upon the fact that He was the “water of life”, the “living water” which men needed.  Hence the esoteric name of this law is that of “water and the fishes. …”

122: “The Law of Service is the expression of the energy of a great Life, who, in cooperation with Him “in Whom we live and move and have our being”, is subjecting the human family to certain influences and streams of energy which will eventually do three things:

  1. Awaken the heart centre in all aspirants and disciples.
  2. Enable emotionally polarised humanity to focus intelligently in the mind.
  3. Transfer the energy of the solar plexus into the heart. …”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Rays and The Initiations, page
440: “The Masters know, however, that a higher, deeper and more intensive manifestation of divinity is potentially possible, but it causes Them no concern or strain, no anxiety or fiery aspiration; They know, as no disciple can know, the workings of the Law of Inevitability. This Law releases the Masters (under the accompanying Law of Service), at the sixth initiation, into a wider field of experience, with all the divine assets and qualities so developed within Them that They know that Their equipment is adequate to the undertaking and that They can, without hesitancy and concern, take the next required steps.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Discipleship in the New Age I, page
551: “The Law of Service, as you know, is the governing law of the future and embodies the new technique. In past ages, it was the service of one’s own soul (with the emphasis upon one’s own individual salvation) which engrossed the attention of the aspirant. Naught else was considered. Then came the period wherein the service of the Master and also of one’s own soul was considered of dominant interest; the Master was served and duty to Him emphasised because thereby the salvation of the individual was aided. Now a new note is sounding forth—the note of growth through the service of the race, and through a cultivated self-forgetfulness.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Esoteric Psychology I, page
272: “The process [of incarnation] is under law, but the unevolved progress under group law as do the animals, whilst the more evolved are susceptible to the pull of human units, and the evolved come into incarnation under the Law of Service, and through the deliberate choice of their conscious souls.”

Sex – Subsidiary law of the Law of Attraction, 2nd Cosmic Law
ALICE A. BAILEY: Cosmic Fire, page
1168 – 1169: “3. The Law of Sex. This is the term applied to the force which brings about the physical merging of the two poles in connection with the animal kingdom, and of man, viewing him as responsive to the call of his animal nature.  It concerns itself with the due guarding of the form in this particular cycle and its perpetuation.  It is only powerful during the period of the duality of the sexes and their separation and, in the case of man, will be offset by a higher expression of the law when man is again androgynous.  It is the law of marriage, and finds some aspects of its manifestation not only in marriage of men and animals in the physical sense, but in the “occult marriage” of

  1. The Soul and the Spirit.
  2. The Son with his Mother (or the Soul with the physical substance).
  3. The negative planetary lives with the positive ones earlier pointed out.
  4. The systemic marriage, or the merging of the two final planetary schemes after their absorption of the other forces.
  5. The cosmic marriage, or the merging of our solar system with its opposite cosmic pole, another constellation.  The cosmic marriage of stars and Systems is the cause of the occasional irregular flaring-up or intensification of suns and their increased luminosity which is sometimes seen, and which has frequently been the subject of discussion.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Esoteric Psychology I, page
299: “The Law of Sex is the law of those relations whereby life and form are brought together in order that divine purpose may be seen.  This is a fundamental law of creation, and it is true, whether one is dealing with the informing Life of a solar system, with the birth of an animal, or with the appearance of a plant from a seed.  “Sex” is the word we use to cover the relation which exists between that energy we call “life” and the aggregate of force units through which that energy expresses itself and builds a form.  It covers the activity which takes place when the pairs of opposites are brought together, and by means of which they become at-one and produce a third reality.  That third reality or result bears witness to their relation, and another life in form is seen.  You have always, therefore, relation, at-one-ment and birth.  These three words deal with the true significance of sex.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Discipleship in the New Age II, page
552: A visualization is reviewed wherein these statements are found: “You … hear a voice which says, “You stand within the circle of those who talk and, talking, cannot hear the Master’s voice.” … “Move forward into the circle of those who know the Law of Silence. You now can hear my voice.” … Right of access comes to those who know the Law of Silence.”

Solar Evolution – Subsidiary law of the Law of Attraction
ALICE A. BAILEY: Cosmic Fire, page
1040: “This spiral-cyclic activity, which is distinctive of all forms, can perhaps be comprehended more practically if we study it as an expression of four laws, taking each one briefly in turn: …”

1054 – 60: “3. The Law of Solar Evolution. It is, of course, a truism to state that the Law of Solar Evolution is the sum-total of all the lesser activities. We might consider this point in connection with the planetary atom, and the solar atom.

The planetary atom has, as all else in nature, three main activities:

First.  It rotates upon its own axis, revolves cyclically within its own ring-pass-not, and thus displays its own inherent energy.  What is meant by this phrase?  Surely that the milliards of atoms which compose the planetary body (whether dense or subtle) pursue an orbital course around the central energetic positive unit.  This dynamic force centre must be considered as subsisting naturally in two locations (if such an unsuitable term is permissible) according to the stage, usage, and particular type of the indwelling planetary entity.

  1. In what corresponds to the head centre in man, if the planetary Logos is of very advanced development.
  2. In the planetary correspondence to the heart centre.

The throat centre is, of course, ever vibrant in all the Logoi, as all are fully intelligent Creators, having perfected this capacity in an earlier solar system. …”

Solar Union – Subsidiary law of the Law of Attraction, 2nd Cosmic Law
ALICE A. BAILEY: Cosmic Fire, page
1173: “10. The Law of Solar Union.  When the interplay of the Suns is being dealt with from the material aspect and from the consciousness aspect, this term is occultly used.  It is not possible to enlarge upon it, but only to point out the universality of this Law of Attraction.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Rays and The Initiations, page
157: “When this control by the Laws of Nature has become complete, the man becomes an aspirant and begins to come under the Laws of the Soul, which are laws concerned primarily with the establishing of the great Fellowship of the Universe.  There has been much confusion among esotericists upon these points.  They confuse the discipline to which the personality has to submit when coming under soul influence, with the Laws of the Soul which have naught to do with the petty little affairs of the personality – unimportant and unnoticed by the soul on its own plane – but with the growing recognition of right group relations; these are based upon a growing understanding of the hierarchical mode of work and of inter-hierarchical relationships.  The Laws of Nature, therefore, concern the activities of the soul in form and are mandatory and accepted by the form nature.  The Laws of the Soul concern the life of the soul upon its own plane, and the relation which the blending soul and personality learn to establish with other souls and with the Hierarchy.  These are consciously and voluntarily obeyed, and are not just accepted as mandatory and as forced upon the man by force of circumstances, experience and evolution.  They tend to bring about increasing relation between the Hierarchy of Souls and Humanity as a whole, between the great planetary centre which is the custodian of the principle of love and the planetary centre, humanity, which nurtures and distributes the energy of mind.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Esoteric Healing, page
522 – 23: “What we call the Laws of Nature were the highest phase of the divine life possible in the first solar system.  They are primarily the laws inherent in the life aspect of the form and have in them, therefore, the seeds of death.  The Laws of the Soul as they subordinate and render negative the Laws of Nature, are the highest laws to which humanity (the highest kingdom in nature at present) can respond, and these – when fulfilled – will conclude the purpose of the second solar system.  The Laws of Life itself will finally supersede the Laws of the Soul and will completely offset and negate the Laws of Nature; these laws will be distinctive of the third solar system – the last personality expression of the solar Logos through the medium of the Seven Planetary Logoi with their varying forms and soul expressions.

Three Groups of Laws
We have, therefore, three groups of laws which govern the expression of the living purpose in this second solar system – one developed and another developing, with the third latent and relatively quiescent.

  1. The Laws of Nature – the separative laws of the form nature.
  2. The Laws of the Soul – the blending laws of group integrity.
  3. The Laws of Life – the dynamic laws of Being itself.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Esoteric Psychology II, page
126: “All these laws of the Soul (and the Law of Service is no exception) manifest inevitably in two ways.  First, there is their effect upon the individual. … Secondly, these soul laws are beginning to have a group effect in humanity itself, and to influence the race of men as a whole.”

147: “[The Law of Repulse] is an aspect of one of the greatest cosmic laws, the Law of the Soul, which is the cosmic Law of Attraction, for that which is attracted in time is automatically and eventually repulsed by that which attracted it in the first instance.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Cosmic Fire, page
982: “The laws of speech are the laws of matter and students can apply the laws governing physical plane substance to their use of words, for it concerns the manipulation of matter on other levels.  Speech is the great medium whereby we make apparent the nature of the little system we are constructing – that system of which each human unit is the central sun, for under the Law of Attraction he draws to himself that which he needs.”

Spiral Arrangement
ANNIE BESANT: Building of the Cosmos
“Here again these axes appear and the same suggestion of geometrical form on which the vegetable world is to be built. When we study the vegetable world we go still further. Take for instance a twig of a tree; note and study the arrangement of the leaves on it. You will find that the leaves are arranged in a spiral. The spiral, coming forth once more as the generating force, directs the arrangement of the leaves; sometimes very simple, sometimes very complicated. Take a very simple case like that of the apple tree – which is very familiar to us in England – where the spiral is what we call 2/5; in this the spiral has a double turn, and there are five leaves, which are placed on the points, so to speak, of the spiral, until you have to begin again when five are complete. You will find, if you take a bit of string and twist it twice round the stem or twig of the tree, that on this spiral you have, touched five leaves which are arranged at equal intervals on the string. If you take another kind of plant you will find a different arrangement, but still the spiral; another plant will have another and different arrangement, but still the spiral; so that when the plant is sending out its leaves, it is always working under this law of spiral arrangement, and there is this geometrical rule which governs the apparently irregular sending forth of leaves and flowers.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Cosmic Fire, page
216 – 19: “This Law of Economy has several subsidiary laws which govern its effects on the different grades of matter. As said before, this is the Law swept into action by the sounds as uttered by the Logos. The Sacred Word, or the uttered Sound of the Creator, exists in different forms, and though in reality but one Word, has several syllables. The syllables all together form a solar phrase; separated they form certain words of power, producing different effects. …

When the sense of hearing on all planes is perfected (which is brought about by the Law of Economy rightly understood) these three great Words or phrases will be known. …

As the note of the first or Mahadeva aspect, follows upon the other two, he realises himself as pure Spirit and on the consummation of the chord is merged in the Self, or the source from which he came.  Mind is not, matter is not, and nought is left but the Self merged in the ocean of the Self. At each stage of relative attainment, one of the laws comes into sway,—first the law of matter, then the law of groups, to be succeeded by the law of Spirit and of liberation.”

Spiritual Approach – see Six Laws and Principles for the New Age in the section Groupings

Spiritual Freedom
ALICE A. BAILEY: The Externalisation of the Hierarchy, page
My comment: Page numbers are not available in this work, section III – IV
?: “The difficulty with which the Hierarchy was confronted in the effort to bring this about was due to the fact that the condition of unity of objective, of method and of interrelation had to be brought about without any infringement of the free will of the individual, group or nation. The occult law of spiritual freedom had to be recognised and protected.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Letters on Occult Meditation, page
204 – 05: “Take for instance the Law of Substance.  This law puts the disciple in the position of wisely utilising the universal storehouse.  It is the manipulation of matter, and its adaptation to the interacting forces of supply and demand…Blind faith is right for the mystic.  It is one of the means whereby the Divine storehouse is entered, but to understand the method whereby that storehouse is kept replenished, and to comprehend the means whereby the bounteous supply of the All Father is brought in contact with the children’s need is better still.  One of those maxims I can here give anent supply and demand.  It is only as a skilful use is made of the supply for the needs of the worker and the work (I choose these words each one with deliberation) that that supply continues to pour in.  The secret is:  use, demand, take.  Only as the door is unlocked by the law of demand is another and higher door unlocked permitting supply.  The law of gravitation holds hid the secret.”

Supplementary Seven
ALICE A. BAILEY: Rays and The Initiations, pp. 151 – 167
151-52: “The Law of the Supplementary Seven can be worded as follows:
“The Law demands the entrance of that which can effect a change.

The Law demands that right direction should then guide the entering forces.

The Law demands that the changes thus effected remove the form, bring quality to light and lay the emphasis upon life.

The Law demands that this is brought about by the One, working through the Three, energising the Seven and creating the straight line from there to here, and ending in a point which ignores the Three.”

157: “The Law of the Supplementary Seven is the great synthetic Law of Life or of Spirit and is the law with which the initiate works; it is this law he wields.  From acceptance of the laws of nature and obedience to the laws of the soul, he passes into the positive phase of understanding and wielding the Law of Life.  Because this is a governing law for all initiates, and because we know that the nature of life-energy or of spirit cannot be grasped until after the third initiation, it is exceedingly difficult for me to write in explanation of this law.”

158: “This Law of the Supplementary Seven is concerned with the inflow of energy from the seven planetary centres to the seven groups or types of men, via the seven groups within the Hierarchy.”

162: “Thus the Law of the Supplementary Seven is ever in force.  It functions in the processes going on in the seven centres of the individual man, gathering energy from one centre into another until all are centred, controlled and directed in the head.”

163: “Thus, the great synthesis emerges, and destruction, death, and dissolution are in reality naught but life processes.  Abstraction is indicative of process, progress and development.

It is this aspect of the Law of Life (or the Law of Synthesis as it is called in certain larger connotations) with which the initiate specifically deals when wielding the Law of the Supplementary Seven.”

Supply and Demand – see also the Law of Substance
ALICE A. BAILEY: Letters on Occult Meditation, page
204- 05: “One of those maxims I can here give anent supply and demand.  It is only as a skilful use is made of the supply for the needs of the worker and the work (I choose these words each one with deliberation) that that supply continues to pour in.  The secret is:  use, demand, take.  Only as the door is unlocked by the law of demand is another and higher door unlocked permitting supply.  The law of gravitation holds hid the secret.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: The Externalisation of the Hierarchy, page
59 – 61: “The ninth group, whose project is financial service, will be one of the most practical and interesting from the standpoint of the present world situation and modern conditions. …

The task to be undertaken by this group is to study the significance of money as directed and appropriated energy. … the task to be carried out falls into three categories of endeavour: …

  1. A study of the Law of Supply and Demand, so that there can be made available for the Masters’ work through the medium of the world disciples (of pure motive and skill in action and tried responsibility) that which is needed, and, my brothers, sorely needed by Them.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: The Light of the Soul, page
197: “37. When abstention from theft is perfected, the yogi can have whatever he desires.
In this is to be found the clue to the great law of supply and demand.  When the aspirant has learned to “desire nothing for the separated self” he can then be trusted with the riches of the universe; when he makes no demand for the lower nature and claims nothing for the threefold physical man, then all that he desires comes to him unasked and unclaimed.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Discipleship in the New Age I, page
39: “This ninth group will be composed of Financiers and Economists. They will work with the energies and forces which express themselves through the interchange and the values of commerce; they will deal with the Law of Supply and Demand and with the great principle of Sharing which ever governs divine purpose.”

LUCILLE CEDERCRANS: The Disciple and Economy, Chapter 6, page
85: “Instruction regarding the Law of Supply and Demand is available when the state of consciousness is such that it can accept that instruction, not until.

How can you attract to you supply – so long as there is resentment regarding that which you are attempting to attract?  This is a problem to be eliminated only through meditation.

87: “… money acts as a medium through which those energies which establish right relationship are channelled. Before the problem of money can be solved by the World Group, the problem of relationship has to be solved in such a way as to manifest right relationship between members of any group.”

Chapter 9, page 125: “For those of you who are going into a new area to attract a group, you are asked to use the method of evocation for the attraction of finance with which to carry out your service activity, and that you will follow subjective activity with objective activity. You are being asked now, from this time forward, to express the ‘want’ as one has put it, by following the teaching which says, “Ask and you shall receive” … This is not only a method of procedure which was initiated many incarnations in the past, but it is an unwritten law that you must ask.”

Synthesis – Cosmic Law of 1st aspect (The Law of Life)
ALICE A. BAILEY: Cosmic Fire, page
40 – 41: “The Ray of intelligent will. …
This ray is governed by the Law of Synthesis, and is the basis of the systemic movement which may be best described as that of driving forward through space, or forward progression. Little can be predicated anent this ray and its expression. It controls the movements of the entire ring-pass-not in connection with its cosmic centre.”

147: “The Mahadeva aspect or the first Logos (who embodies cosmic will) is controlled by the Law of Synthesis, the cosmic law governing the tendency to unification; only in this case, it is not the unification of matter and Spirit, but the unification of the seven into the three, and into the one. These three figures primarily stand for Spirit, for quality, for principle, and not so primarily for matter, although matter, being inspired by spirit, conforms. The Law of Synthesis has a direct connection with One Who is still higher than our Logos, and is the law of control exercised by Him upon the Logos of our system.”

149: “All of these three concepts [the goal, the function and the mode of action of the first Logos] are governed by the Law of Synthesis, which is the law of a coherent will-to-be, persisting not only in time and space, but within a still vaster cycle.”

215: “The first Aspect, or the will to exist, is governed by the Law of Synthesis, and the activities of the cosmic entities who are its embodiments are governed by the law of enforced unity, and of essential homogeneity. It is the law that eventually comes into play after spirit and matter are blending, and adapting themselves each to each; it governs the eventual synthesis of Self with Self, and finally with the All-Self, and also of essence with essence in contra-distinction to the synthesis of matter and Spirit.”

567: “Three Cosmic Laws.  The first of the cosmic laws is the Law of Synthesis.  It is almost impossible for those of us who have not the buddhic faculty in any way developed, to comprehend the scope of this law.  It is the law that demonstrates the fact that all things – abstract and concrete – exists as one; it is the law governing the thought form of that One of the cosmic Logoi in Whose consciousness both our system, and our greater centre, have a part.  It is a unit of His thought, a thought form in its entirety, a concrete whole, and not the differentiated process that we feel our evolving system to be.  It is the sumtotal, the centre and the periphery, and the circle of manifestation regarded as a unit.”

1182: “Students may find it of use to remember that,

  1. The Law of Economy demonstrates as an urge,
  2. The Law of Attraction as a pull,
  3. The Law of Synthesis as a tendency to concentrate at a centre, or to merge.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Rays and The Initiations, page
248: “1. Let the group understand the Law of Synthesis.  (This is the law which governs the thinking of those great Lives Who form the Council of Sanat Kumara in Shamballa.)”

261 – 62: “Radiation.  The initiate is a radiating centre of light and love.  This radiation has two effects:

  1. It has made him an essential and vital factor for unity in the Master’s Ashram.
  2. It has enabled him to gather around him his own group and thus begin to form his own ashram.

The personnel of the world group which will reveal the hidden mystery will all of them be “radiant centres” to a greater or lesser degree.  They will thus be invocative and evocative.  This thought holds the clue to the Law of Synthesis, of unity and of fusion as given in Rule XIII for initiates.”

266: “But more must still be learnt if the Way of the Higher Evolution is to be trodden and a choice between the seven cosmic Paths made – a choice which curiously enough is not dependent upon ray, for all rays are to be found on all these paths.

This can only be done through synthesis.  This Law of Synthesis

“works through the Seven which yet are One; which points to the seven ways and yet those upon the seven ways are one; which initiates the universal into the many but preserves its integrity; which originates the plan but preserves intact the purpose; which sees the multiplicity needed under the Law of Sacrifice but subordinates that law unto the Law of Synthesis; which breathes forth the many Breaths and yet is Life Itself.”

In this attempt to paraphrase an ancient definition of the Law of Synthesis, I have said all that I can upon the theme.”

334: “But, my brothers, here is the point of interest.  Under the great law of synthetic expression (called by us the Law of Synthesis, the law governing the first divine aspect) the Hierarchy must move forward in such a manner that the effort must encompass the physical plane as well as the higher planes.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: The Reappearance of the Christ, page
77: “This Being [The Avatar of Synthesis] is closely related to the Will Aspect of divinity, and His cooperation has been made possible through Christ’s Own attainment along the line of the highest, spiritual will. He works under the great natural Law of Synthesis, producing at-one-ment, unification and fusion.”

ALICE A. BAILEY: Discipleship in the New Age II, page
208 – 09: “2. The Group which is the higher correspondences of the Nirmanakayas. This group sustains and cooperates with the planetary Logos in His concentrated creative thought; its Members are the agents for attracting – through the potency of Their meditation – those extra-planetary energies which He needs to carry forward His vehicle of expression, the planet, and thus to bind all together into one great created Whole, tending ceaselessly to the greater glory of God. They wield the Law of Synthesis and hold steadfastly (in the universal Mind of the Logos) the ultimate result of the divine Will-to-Good.”

Synthetic Limitation
ALICE A. BAILEY: White Magic, page
278: “In all form-building the technique of construction remains basically the same, and the rules and realizations may be summed up in the following aphoristic phrases. …

Let these three laws hold sway, the law of synthetic limitation, of vibratory interplay, and of active precipitation. The one concerns the life, the second concerns the building, and the third produces manifested existence.”

LUCILLE CEDERCRANS: Applied Wisdom, Dark Forces, page
183: ” Every individual who enters upon the Path of Discipleship will find himself in combat, so to speak, with this opposition in accordance with the systemic Laws, which, if it were not for these Laws, would mean the end of any effort of the White Lodge at its beginning. Such Laws prevent disciples in the Black Lodge from attacking those of a lesser degree in the White Lodge than they them­selves are. In other words, those who are comparable to a senior disciple or Master within the Hierarchy, must focus their attacks in that particular area of responsibility. They cannot focus their attack directly upon younger disciples. They must work through those disciples who have taken the left‑hand path. They are permitted, however, via devic control and contact, to use the weaknesses of the disciple and through their attention to these weaknesses, to activate and stimulate whatever negativity within the disciple will serve as an op­positional force.”

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