Friday, January 22, 2010

The 5th Chakra: Part II (Archived from 3/2008)

In Part I, I gave some of Ra’s teaching about 5th (wisdom / BLUE RAY / R5) chakra:

“The blue-ray center of energy streaming is the center which, for the first time, is outgoing as well as in-pouring [A].

Those blocked in this area may have difficulty in grasping their own spiritual and mental dynamics [B],

and further difficulty in expressing this kind of self-understanding [C].

Entities blocked in this area may also have difficulties in accepting communication from others [D].”

(RA Material, volume I, session 15; 1/30/1981)

It’s very interesting that 5th chakra is considered “outgoing as well as in-pouring” (as in section [A] above) -- thus love (4th ray, R4) which is the basis of our Way, is only receptive and magnetic. Wisdom has a special power to express love/light by mind, by words and thought. Creative service and deep knowing requires 5th chakra well cleared and activated…

Section [B] tells us that 5th chakra blockage makes self-knowing confused, and I think it’s true: ‘if we can’t speak it, it’s probably because we don’t know it.’ In Sections [C] and [D] we’ll see how this blockage limits us in other ways.

[C]: “Expressing this kind of self-understanding

With 5th chakra blockage, we have a hard time speaking clearly in words -- saying just what we mean, expressing our point of view, making ourselves known. We feel uncertain, vague, hesitant, unclear, and in our talking others get confused too.

For some, it’s easy to speak about work, spiritual ideas, daily life, or book learning -- but hard to communicate real personal feelings, needs, desires, and conflicts. Being able to speak our emotional process - appropriately, at the right time, and to whom - is also a function of 5th ray. When throat center is blocked, we’re not really sure what to say.

“Expressing this kind of self-understanding” is the “outgoing” function of throat chakra -- focused energy sending and radiation is the essence of creative service.

[D]: “Accepting communication from others”

Finally, 5th ray blockage also makes it hard to accept communication from others. If we don’t know it, we can’t speak it, and we probably can’t even hear it either. When the mind’s inner eye of self-reflection is dull, we also can’t see outside too well.

It’s very simple:

Portions of inner mind and feeling we reject, block, avoid, and don’t accept -- we also can’t accept, know, feel or understand when expressed by others.“I can’t hear in you what I can’t feel in me… I can’t understand your story because I don’t know my own.” When the inner eye is blocked, our ears get blocked too.

Actually, here we start to see how 4th and 5th chakras need each other -- just as eyes and ears work together (seeing & hearing, knowing & receiving), energy blockages in either chakra keep energy blockages in the other.

If deep self-knowing is blocked (R5), then we also don’t accept ourselves fully (R4). So, even if we’re loving and kind, deeper levels of heart chakra are still blocked. If we don’t know ourselves well, then we can’t know others well, and can’t accept them either. “I can’t understand you because I don’t know myself.”

In a chart about chakras, a friend of mine recently wrote:

R5 = love to express
R4 = love to take (to receive)

It’s true: on the positive path (though not on the negative path) both R4 and R5 express love:

R5 = the lovingness of seeking, knowing & sharing truth freely
R4 = the lovingness of honest unconditional acceptance of all

Heart and throat centers are like two wings of a bird, two legs of a runner - love and wisdom are not exactly the same, and each needs our attention to grow strong.

From a higher vision, R4 and R5 are actually two portions of the same chakra -- in the body/mind/spirit energy field, R4 + R5 blended together = MIND. Therefore, both are essential and 5th chakra should never be neglected.

Only the deepest love receives complete wisdom,

Only the deepest wisdom can express absolute love.

The 5th Chakra: Part I (Archived from 2/2008)

Generally, New Age teaching speaks of love, kindness and self-healing, yet for most people, the 5th or throat chakra is more of a problem -- often because we’re so focused on being kind and caring! Families, schools, and religion rarely teach us clear, authentic, free communication and the essentials of discernment and non-conformist mental power.

Unfortunately, love without wisdom (4th chakra strong, 5th chakra weak) is a big problem. RA also talks about this -- in a passage I’ve divided into Sections [A] through [D] below. It's a very important teaching about 5th chakra functions, and how to know if it’s blocked:

“The blue-ray center [5th chakra] of energy streaming is the center which,
for the first time, is outgoing as well as in-pouring [A].
Those blocked in this area may have difficulty
in grasping their own spiritual and mental dynamics [B],
and further difficulty in expressing this kind of self-understanding [C].
Entities blocked in this area may also have difficulties
in accepting communication from others [D].”
(Volume I, Session 15; 1/30/1981)

Section [A] explains the main energy difference between 5th chakra and 4th, while Sections [B] through [D] explain the signs of 5th chakra blockage. In Part I , I’ll consider sections [A] and [B].

[A]: “Outgoing as well as in-pouring”

Unlike the heart chakra (which is only “in-pouring”), 5th chakra is also “outgoing” - it both sends and receives energy, which the kindly heart just cannot do. This is a very profound point, which took me years to really understand.

In perfect 4th chakra love, we receive all, welcome all, and open all in unconditional acceptance. We feel deeply, listen to our process closely, and receive life without conflict or control. All these are forms of energy “in-pouring” - and there’s a deep principle hidden here:

Love (4th chakra only) is not a giving, but instead, a pure-hearted full receiving.

On the other hand, 5th chakra allows “outgoing” energy for the first time, and creates an energy bridge from ‘mind/body centers’ (1 through 5) to ‘spirit centers’ in the head (chakras 6 and 7). Love is essential, but love without wisdom is crippled like a bird with but one wing.

5th ray sees, thinks and knows, speaks and hears deeper meaning and intentions - while 4th ray opens and accepts, feels and agrees, cares and sympathizes, but can’t put truth into words.

In service to others, 5th ray speaks truth clearly - while 4th ray feels deep kindness to all. In facing so-called evil, 5th ray sees the hidden, knows the ugly, and understands negative mind -- while 4th ray finds its kindly heart rejected and rebuffed, and cannot fit ‘evil’ into cosmic plan. There are many facts on the ground still incomprehensible in the 'love without wisdom' camp.

Thus, RA says:

“Radiation without the necessity of response begins with blue [5th] ray…” (Volume III)

We can serve those who need us by love alone, but to serve all creation, wisdom is required. “Radiation without the necessity of response” means service to others (out-going energy giving) that doesn’t depend on situations. Blue ray serves all, needing no special energy in return…

[B]: “Grasping their own spiritual and mental dynamics

In simple terms, the four main functions of throat chakra are:

a. To know your own mind
b. To be able to speak your mind freely and deeply
c. To know the mind of others, and larger life-patterns
d. To receive the words, truth, and meaning of others

In section [B], RA refers to item “a.” above - the ability to know our own mind process.

5th chakra blockage creates difficulty in understanding our own spiritual and mental patterns. With love, we feel our process and accept it as it is - but still may not understand it deeply. Only by the power of wisdom turned within, upon inner mind, can we know ourselves well.

Just as we practice love and healing first upon ourselves, so too, do we practice wisdom and knowing upon our own mind first. Love is beautiful and heart-moving, but wisdom reveals that which is not-yet-in-love, and that's where the real work lies.

Only by deep self-knowing can we release non-loving emotions and patterns, and understand our karmic challenges, life-lessons, Higher Self agendas, and personal path. This is the most important function of 5th chakra wisdom - deep self-knowing.

If we wonder, “Who am I, what am I doing here, what am I feeling, what’s my life-path?," it’s surely due to 5th chakra blockage - but, it’s a very normal condition on earth! When we focus on self-inquiry and clear communication, 5th chakra blockage will surely release.

In Part II, I’ll consider Sections [C] and [D] - self-expression and truly hearing others.

To my brothers and sisters of sorrow (Archived from 6/2008)

In the Ra Material, they use a special term for Wanderers: “the brothers and sisters of sorrow…” There is no other channeling or human source using this phrase.

Ra spoke that the suffering of humanity is felt as deep pain, throughout the far reaches of our galaxy. Do you realize how much humanity is beloved by your family?

Just as we take care of a pain in the hand, we come to earth in love to heal the pain of this world, felt as our own body. Do you remember this? And, as heart chakra opens and becomes a crystal, we feel the suffering of others more strongly. The personal heart will be thoroughly shattered to open the line to greater power.

Jesus was called ‘the man of sorrows,’ because he understood all this. It is said he brought himself to hell for 3 days, offering divine light through his being; it is not fundamentally different from wanderers joining the 3rd density cycle. I've always wondered where is this sorrow, when people hide themselves so much. Many have offered wisdom but so few care to receive… so where is this need?

Then last night I realized where the human streams of sorrow come from. I touched the seabed floor of my own personal ocean… I entered the stream of human sorrow, and cried in this stream of sorrows. If you felt it, you would too.

This stream comes from the children who suffer on earth. I do not mean small suffering; I am speaking of true heart pain. Their pain is pure, no defense, no protection, just pure sorrow. It is very great, and I do not recommend you enter this stream. Unless your heart is strong enough to be shattered somewhat.

Please understand, this stream is always tended by shepherds. The greater angels are always within the stream, helping as they are. No human is without protection, and there is more help than we imagine. When you know it and feel it in your gut, you can never do harm.

Streams of negativity have been strong on earth since before humans. This planet was given to just this mix of souls, young souls, love-rejecting souls. It is all within the heart of cosmic love, we should never forget this. Yet, there are struggles playing out here, invisible to us all.

We should not forget how important this life is, this time on this planet. There is a resplendent dawn awaiting us all, wanderers and earth. No negative forces shall stop what has already happened… It has been proclaimed.

It is now and shall be, only the questions of how and when remain. Ascension is very real, it is happening in our bodies and all around us. Can’t you see how fast time is speeding by? We are already in the first energy fields of 4th density. In little time, time will become effortless once again. What we dream shall come to be; we can have faith, trust, certainty.

All tears stream through the heart of those who love humanity, as family. We bring our light into this stream. Very soon all parts shall be re-united.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Comments on the US Decline (Archived from 12/2008)

Returning to San Francisco from Japan last year, I felt sorry for the US. People are worried and rightly so, reducing spending and hunkering down for a long haul. Certainly, it is a difficult time for the whole world, not only the US.

The financial system is breaking everywhere, but it is particularly bad in the US. Even in Japan, where companies are extremely well run and productive, it is happening. And no one knows the extent of the economic decline now underway.

Wanderers are here to help earth, humanity, and to enhance soul awareness. Now that we are closer to Ascension than ever before, it is darkest before the dawn. Many wanderers now find certainty in their remembered life-purpose...

While fear, insecurity and anxiety are running high, it is not so for everyone. I also feel greater sensitivity among many, opening hearts and tenderness growing too. Hardship stimulates the best and worst, which is doubly true for wanderers.

We help the world by keeping open heart amidst doubt and suffering; it is our path. We come here by agreement and plan, well aware of the hardships of the 'final phase.' Negativity is increasing, but so is love, and all polarized consciousness is amping up.

In my personal experience and counseling work, I see how 3D challenges apply a kind of ‘spiritual squeeze,’ forcing us to grow up or make deep life-changes.

This kind of ‘squeeze’ is part of the higher self plan, like forcing us to develop awareness. These days, human negativity and evil are pushing harder, yet it's the basis of our growth. Although truly painful and dreadful, life challenge is the matrix of spiritual path.

In the book, “Light on the Path,” by Alice A. Bailey, there’s a quote about this:

“After a longer or shorter period of time the disciple stands at the Portal of Initiation. We must remember that as one approaches this portal and draws nearer to the Master, it is with the feet bathed in the blood of the heart. Each step up is ever through the sacrifice of all that the heart holds dear on one plane or another, and always must this sacrifice be voluntary.”

This teaching is correct, I know it myself well, and recently too...

Indeed, the whole world is undergoing Initiation, a rite of passage, starting a new phase. There is no way it can be done without “feet bathed in the blood of the heart…”

A broken heart doesn’t turn bitter or hopeless, even in the face of great sacrifice-loss. It's a powerful training, from which we can emerge more personally empty, thus fuller of light.

America is center-stage for the conflict of polarity, and awakened wanderers are right up on the front lines. Although the outer wars make headlines, heart-mind development is the real work.