Source: http://www.greatdreams.com/masters/ascended-masters.htmThe Ascended Masters have worked with mankind throughout the centuries. Most of the time in the past the Ascended Masters have worked in the background. There were some Ascended Masters who have assisted mankind such as Sanat Kumara. also known in the Bible as the "Ancient of Days", by some He is known as the "Lord of the World". Sanat Kumara came ages ago to give assistance to the Earth when it would have been dissolved otherwise. He offered His own free will to supply the Light required to sustain the Earth and keep the Earth in the system until enough so mankind could be raised to a point where they could carry the responsibility of emitting sufficient Light.
Ascended Master Saint Germain's Cosmic Name is "Freedom". He is the Cosmic Father of the people of America. Saint Germain's work for the freedom of mankind began in that civilization seventy thousand years ago; when a whole civilization could have been raised into the Ascension had they continued to give obedience instead of becoming rebellious.
Saint Germain's most recent work with mankind came forth in the 1930's. He worked with Mr. & Mrs. Ballard to establish the focus on the "I AM" Presence. Through the Ballards, Saint Germain and other Ascended Masters gave dictation's. Some of the other Ascended Masters where, Great Divine Director, Mighty Victory, Mighty Victory and Ascended Master Jesus.
Christ Jesus Jesus Christ, Jesus the Christ - because of the fullness of manifesting the Christ Self , "Only Begotten Son of God", Lord and Savior (Saviour), Incarnation of the Word, the Universal Christ (the Word Incarnate) , Cosmic Christ , World Savior (Saviour) , World Teacher , Yeshua, the Messiah of Israel , Avatar of the Piscean Age - the example of the Christ Consciousness that was to have been out pictured in that two-thousand year Dispensation, World Teacher (since January 1, 1956), Formerly - Chohan of the Sixth Ray until December 31, 1959, when beloved Lady Master Nada fully took on the Office of Chohan of the Sixth Ray, Holds the Office for this evolution of the "Only Begotten Son" - and therefore the Representative not only of that Universal Christ but also of the individual Holy Christ Self. Responsible for: Ruby Ray , Purple and Gold Ray , Resurrection Flame , Twelve Legions of Angels from the Heart of the Father/Mother God , Angels of Peace , Angels of Love , Angels of the Ruby Ray , Angels of the Purple and Gold Ray , Angels of the Resurrection Flame . Jesus Christ is known as Sananda in the inner planes. He is the Master of the sixth ray, the ray of abstract idealism and devotion, which is indigo. During His incarnation as Jesus, He was a high priest in the order of Melchizedek and was overshadowed during His life by Lord Maitreya. He also had lives as Adam, Enoch, Jeshua, Joshua, Elijah and Joseph of Egypt. He works with Archangel Uriel to bring peace, brotherhood, service and freedom to people. Many missionaries, lawyers, public servants, social workers, blue collar workers, farmers and business people are on this ray.
Jesus / Sananda
Mother Mary Mother Mary, who volunteered before her birth to bring Jesus to the world. Also called "Mother of the World." A beautiful, powerful ascended master of great love, wisdom and compassion. She protects women and children and intercedes in healing. One of her past incarnations was Isis, when she instructed initiates in the Mystery
HOW TO WORK WITH THE RAYS
THE RAYS AND THEIR CHAKRAS
INVOCATION OF THE NAMES OF GOD AND ASCENDED MASTERS
COLOR ENERGIES AND HEALING THE COLOR RAYS OF CREATION
ASCENSION ACTIVATION MEDITATION
El Morya Chohan of the First Ray, connected to the Temple of the Will of God. El Morya was embodied as Abraham, the wise man Melchior, Arthur, king of the Britons, Thomas Beckett, Thomas More, both martyred, Akbar, greatest of Mogul emperors, Thomas Moore, El Morya Khan, the most renowned of the Tibetan mahatmas. El Morya came originally from Mercury and is a member of the White Brotherhood. He works with Archangel Michael and is the chohan or master of the first ray, which is red and governs power and will, drive, confidence and strength. He works with rulers, executives, public servants, the military, sports people and those who are commanders.
El Morya - Blue Ray - Throat Chakra. Working to transform the aggressive human from domination to the will to do good. Head of all Esoteric Schools.
Abraham The patriarch Abraham, "father of many nations," was called the "Friend of God." The LORD God called Abraham out of Ur of the Chaldees and promised Him "I will make of thee a great nation." Abraham is now the Ascended Master El Morya.
Lanto - Chohan of the Second Ray - Lanto was an ancient Chinese master who lived about 400 B.C. He is said to have accomplished more than any other master of earth. He developed the light in his heart to such a degree that it shone like a golden sun through his flesh.
Paul the Venetian - Chohan of the Third Ray - Chohan of the Ray of Love . Embodied as: Paolo Veronese (Paolo Caliari) 1528-1588, Italian Master Renaissance painter. He broke away from the tradition in religious art of making the figures of Christ and his apostles stiff and unreachable. He was a spiritual revolutionary who fought against the forces of anti-Life in the arts, and saw Beauty as the most powerful catalyst for enlightenment. Egyptian master of esoteric architecture who worked with El Morya (then a master mason) at the time of the building of the pyramids. Artist in the Incan empire who used paints that did not fade. Head of cultural affairs in the government of Atlantis who, before the sinking of Atlantis, established a Focus of the Liberty Flame in Peru - which gave an impetus to the culture, beauty, and wealth of the Incan civilization. Also known as: The Venetian Master, The Venetian, Lord of the Third Ray. Service to Life: Chohan of the Third Ray (Love, Beauty, Art) Initiation and balancing of the heart chakra. Helps develop tolerance and love for one another. Training of elementals. Paul will be the next Maha Chohan, when the current Representative of the Holy Spirit for this earth goes on to another Office in Hierarchy. Ascended: April 19, 1588 from the Chateau de Liberte in southern France after his passing at the age of sixty Paul the Venetian - Indigo Ray - Third Eye Chakra
Serapis Bey - Chohan of the Fourth Ray - Serapis Bey, an ascended master associated with Luxor in Egypt, who holds open the Temple doors on the etheric level, and is one of the great teachers of ascension on the planet. Serapis Bey originally came from Venus and is the Keeper of the White flame. He works with Archangel Chamuel on the ray of compassion and is the only Ascended Master who works with the Seraphim. He has an ascension seat Luxor. In past incarnations he was a priest in Atlantis and was the Pharaoh Akhenaton !V and also Amenophis. He is the master of the third ray, the yellow ray of active, creative intelligence, helping to bring perfection, focus and independence to artists, musicians, peacemakers, philosophers and metaphysicians. He works to balance and activate artistic beauty in all areas of life. He helps with personal initiations. Serapis Bey - Red Ray - Root Chakra
Hilarion Chohan of the Fifth Ray , which is orange, the ray of concrete science, knowledge and research, which is connected to the Temple of Truth. He is helping to bring in the scientific aspect of the New Age. He is particularly teaching us to use our mental powers and drops seed thoughts of the new technology and scientific ideas into receptive minds. He works to help us expand the mind and bring new consciousness and spirituality into all areas of scientific discovery. He stands for accuracy justice, common sense and upright attitudes and works particularly with mathematicians, scientists, inventors, musicians, chemists, electricians, engineers, surgeons and researchers. He represents the highest galactic confederation of our solar system in Saturn.. In a previous incarnation he was Paul the apostle. He works with Archangel Raphael.
Hilarion - Green Ray - Healing - Heart Chakra
Lady Master Nada - Chohan of the Sixth Ray "Nada" means "nothing," which refers to her great humility.
Lady Nada - Sacral Chakra. Lady Nada, a beautiful ascended master written about in the first two "green books" of the St. Germain Press: Unveiled Mysteries, and The Magic Presence. She is said to be the twin flame of Jesus. She works on the ray of compassion and is on the Karmic Board, where she represents the third ray. Lady Nada works with mental healing and upliftment. The thousand petaled lotus on her forehead symbolizes enlightenment for the feminine, as well as the masculine, mental body. She teaches that intelligence requires the addition of love to become wisdom.
Maha Chohan - Chohan of the Seventh Ray - It was He that enfolded Jesus in His Cosmic Flame at the time of the baptism by John the Baptist, endow-ing Jesus with His powers. It was His action when the Holy Spirit descended upon the Disciples ten days after Jesus’ Ascension; that was the radiation from the Lord Maha Chohan. He enfolded them in His Cosmic Flame which gave to them the assurance, courage, strength and power to carry on the teaching and works of Jesus. “The Comforter” referred to is the Lord Maha Chohan. The first Maha Chohan Who came with the first root race in the beginning established the Flame of the Holy Spirit and the Comfort Flame here on Earth. The three Maha Chohans of the first root races have each gone on with Their race. Feminine Beings have held this position. The Maha Chohan is at the head of the Elemental kingdom; and is the authority over manifestations in nature. He draws and supplies the energy used in all nature and by mankind. He is the magnet to draw that power from the Sun. He directs the various forms of culture and civilizations through the minds of embodied individuals so as to unfold and develop according to the divine plan. The Maha Chohan is the One Who gives the first breath to every new born child; He also takes the last breath of every individual as he passes on. It is said that the great Ascended Being, who is now the Lord MAHA CHOHAN, was embodied as HOMER, the blind poet. Maha Chohan
OTHER ASCENDED MASTERS
Djwhal Khul Djwhal Khul, also called "The Tibetan," was a beautiful master who achieved liberation under master Kuthumi's guidance. He is profoundly learned, knowing more about the seven rays and the spiritual hierarchy than perhaps any of his peers. He channeled wisdom works to Alice Bailey, a modern leader of the Theosophical Society. With Kuthumi and El Morya, he works diligently for our enlightenment. Djwhal Khul is known as The Tibetan who channeled the mighty esoteric works to Alice Bailey. He works under Lord Kuthumi and is a very learned being, working specifically to help us to move forward into the Golden Age. He is one of the most accessible of the Masters of Shamballa. Also known as Master of the 2nd Ray of Love and Wisdom. He was known to materialize, dematerialize and bi-locate. He works to balance energies and make them easily accessible to all. Shortly after leaving the earth plane in the late 1800's he began working with El Moyra, Kuthumi and St. Germain to assist them in the research of Helen Blavatsky.
Kuthumi Yellow Ray - Solar Plexus . Kuthumi is the chohan or master of the second ray, which is deep blue and governs Divine love, wisdom and truth and understand. He is a member of the Brotherhood of Golden Robe, those who take on the pain of world. He has an etheric retreat at Machu Picchu. In past incarnations he was Pythagoras, bringing in sacred geometry and the music of the spheres. He was the wise man, Balthazar, Shah Jahan and St Francis of Assisi. He works with Archangel Jophiel, and helps to touch people with wisdom & illumination, tact, foresight, consideration and friendliness. He works particularly with teachers, students, architect, ambassador and the artistic. He comes to those who seek knowledge in this time of change. Some say his previous incarnations are said to be John the Divine, Casper (one of the three Wise Men) among the others listed.
Babaji Message from Babaji Babaji is the immortal master of the Himalayas, known as the deathless avatar. He was initiated into Kriya Yoga and became the greatest Siddha or Perfected Master ever known. After ascension he promised to stay in his physical body to help all humanity and still appears to groups of disciples. Yogananda writes about him in Autobiography of a Yogi. It is said that you only have to say his name with reverence and you directly attract a blessing from him. Babaji History
See Almora Baba: below
Melchizedek Melchizedek is an ancient cosmic being in charge of the order of Melchizedek, This brotherhood organizes the Mystery School, which holds the secrets of God, the Universe and the true history of the planet, and is working to establish heaven on Earth. Jesus was a high priest in the Order of Melchizedek. All humans belong at some level to this order.
Sanat-Kumara - Sanat Kumara, also called "The Ancient of Days" and "youth of endless summers." From Venus, he has assisted humanity from the lighter realms perhaps longer than any other master. He has also been the "planetary logos" for Earth, its prime overseer. Sanat Kumara is the Planetary Logos, apparently the greatest of the Avatars. He is the God of this Universe and He oversees ascension initiations in the inner planes. He has an Ascension seat in Shamballa, over Gobi Desert, where you may ask to go in meditation. Sanat Kumara Sanat Kumara
Vywamus - the higher self of Sanat Kumara. Vywamus is the higher self of Sanat Kumara. Sanat Kumara is the Master of Shamballa, also known as The Ancient of Days, who ensouled the Earth up until recently. Vywamus is reported to have had 32 lives in a physical existence in another galaxy, one of which included being a channel. An expert in communication and channeling Vywamus is specifically focusing the energies of joy, laughter and self love to aid Earth and humanity in their evolution to higher consciousness. A very high frequency energy bringing profound wisdom on a mass level concerning the relationship between humanity and our planet Earth. Assists in the Ascension Process. He is very much concerned with the Ascension of planet Earth. Ascension is achieved by increasing the amount of Light and the amount of Love that your cellular structure can hold. This Light and this Love is flowing from the Source. Vywamus Message
Quan Yin Quan Yin, the great goddess and Mother of Compassion, loved and revered throughout Asia. A beautiful expression of Divine Mother. Mercy means there is more assistance given through love than through merit earned. Following her ascension Kwan Yin turned back to save others and made this pledge - "Never will I seek, nor receive, private individual salvation, never will I enter into final peace alone, but forever and everywhere will I live and strive for the redemption of every creature throughout the world from the bonds of conditioned existence". Kwan Yin is associated with the earth, fertility, and birth, and healing. She has also brought forth the energies of Magnified Healing. Quan Yin is known as the Goddess of Compassion and is often depicted riding on a dragon. She is the eastern counterpart of Mother Mary and she works to balance the feminine energy. She is one of the Lords of Karma representing the sixth ray. Isis carried the same 'mother energy' in Egyptian and Hinduism, Shakti (Vishnu's wife), Pavarti (Shiva's wife) and Sita (Rama's wife). Her proper name is Kuanshih Yin and means "She who harkens to the cries of the world". She is honored in Japan and China. A Celestial Bodhisatva and Ascended Master. Quan-Yin
Sri Ramakrishna A devotee of the Divine Mother as Kali, Ramakrishna (1836-1886) is widely revered as one of the greatest Hindu saints. Beloved for his great devotion, he experimented intensively with other religious paths, including Christianity and Islam. He taught a universal love and understanding of all religions
Maitreya Maitreya, whose name is derived from the Sanskrit maitri, meaning universal love, is known to Buddhists as the embodiment of loving kindness. Some believe this planetary master was Krishna, and that he inspired the life of Jesus. Maitreya is a Buddha, working diligently behind the scenes to enlighten humanity and birth the age of light. He is the planetary Christ who overlit Jesus during his lifetime and is the head of the Great White Brotherhood. Lord Maitreya was an incarnation of Krishna. He works to enlighten humanity and bring in the new Golden Age. Lord Maitreya is the being who holds the office of the Christ-Grid frequency for our planet. This is the new grid system of higher evolution. He is the head of the Spiritual Hierachy and is often called the "Master of Masters". He has served this position for 2500 years and is an aspect of Jesus/Sananda.
Lahiri Mahasaya Lahiri Mahasaya was a 19th Century Indian master of rare attainment and a direct disciple of the immortal Himalayan master Babaji. In a wonderful account in Autobiography of a Yogi, Babaji gave the ancient Kriya Yoga to Lahiri, who taught this great enlightenment tool for decades in Banares
Meher Baba Meher Baba, a great Indian master born in 1894. A profound being of light and wisdom, he was strongly connected with Sufism. He did not speak from 1925 until he left his body in 1969. "Don't worry, be happy" comes from him, a simple phrase which, if followed, is a life-transformer! The book God Speaks shares his teachings and aspects of his life
Hathor The Goddess Hathor, who represents an ascended civilization of the fourth and fifth dimensions. The Hathors are giving loving assistance and profound ascension teachings to humanity and Earth.
Ramana Maharshi Attaining sudden self-realization at the age of 16, Ramana Maharshi (1879-1950) is one of the great sages of modern India. On the holy mountain Arunachalam, he taught seekers to meditate upon the question "Who am I?" He wrote, "One can thus attain immortal consciousness and awaken to the true self, God, the real nature of man."
Yogananda Paramahansa Yogananda, the Indian yogi who at Babaji's request came to America in 1920. He founded the Self Realization Fellowship based in Los Angeles. There he founded the Self Realization Fellowship and introduced kriya yoga to the west. He authored Autobiography of a Yogi and other works. He has introduced millions to Eastern ways of enlightenment, and done enormous good in the world.
Sri Yukteswar Sri Yukteswar was a great and revered master and the beloved guru of Paramahansa Yogananda in India in the early 1900s. He was one of the few gurus who deserve absolute trust. He was the disciple of Lahiri Mahasaya, who was the disciple of the immortal Mahavatar Babaji.
The Great Divine Director observes every lifestream at a certain point, and when they can be of assistance to man-kind, he transmutes their human creation. He is a Member of the Karmic Board, representing the first ray. He represents an action similar to the Christ Self (Higher Mental Body) to mankind. He will give assistance to adjust things in legal matters.
Gautama Buddha Lord Gautama - the Buddha, was one of the great enlightened ones. He taught detachment and the middle way. The Buddha represents the wisdom energy while Christ is the love energy and they are brother\sister equal energies.Ascended 2500 years ago, Buddha "gave it all up" to find meaning in life and the reason why some suffered so much. It was during a meditation under the Bodhi Tree that he received Enlightenment. Buddhism was formed out of his Teachings. Gautama Buddha Gautama Buddha
Lady Portia Lady Portia is one of the Lords of Karma representing the Seventh Ray on that Board. She became Spokesman June 27, 1954, in honor of SAINT GERMAIN having become the presiding Master for the next two thousand year cycle. She holds the balance of mercy and judgment. She helps those who want to balance heart and head. She will also help those who judge and criticise others from the lower mind to raise their energy to their heart centre and be loving towards themselves and others. You may apply in meditation to the Lords of Karma for release of personal or collective karma. If you do this, ask if karma may be released on every level - physical, mental emotional and spiritual, in evey dimension and in every reality and universe. Lady Portia is one who frequently offers grace. One can call to Her for assistance in legal action. Her electronic pattern is the Maltese Cross."
Krishna Lord Krishna, incarnated 5000 years ago as the Supreme Personality of Godhead. Born as a cowherd boy, Krishna displayed his perfect divinity with the all attractive features of wealth, power, fame, beauty, wisdom and detachment. He was a slayer of demonic tyrants and enchanted all with the music of his flute. It is said that he overshadowed Jesus 2000 years ago, and Krishna is believed by some to have reappeared as Lord Maitreya in modern times. Twin Flame / Divine Complement / Twin Ray: Lakshmi Also known as: Krsna, Vishnu , Embodied as: Krishna, King Rama, Vamana, Parasurama
Sananda Sananda is the risen name (spiritual identity) of the physical human known as Jesus of Nazareth. .The spiritual mentor who ensures that, ultimately, our evolutionary path and spiritual growth is sustained in accordance with our souls' highest spiritual aims. To do so, his energy is in contact with each of us at all times, guiding us from the higher realms to embrace self loving choices and actions in our daily lives and improve our understanding and practice of Unconditional Love. This beloved master has showed humanity that death can be overcome and that love, forgiveness and compassion are our true nature. "What I have done you can do and more". Like all great masters Jesus did not come to be worshipped, he came to teach humanity how to become Christ like.
Metatron Lord Metatron: One of major Archangels, as well as Chief Elohim. Assigned by Mother/Father God to be in charge of this present Creation, which is sixth of ten Creations provided for by Divine Plan. He is the twin brother of the angel Sandalphon. He was Enoch in an earthly incarnation. Metatron Messages From the "Keys of Enoch", Metatron is called the Almighty Eternal Lord and Divine Voice of the Father. Considered the Creator of the outer worlds, a teacher and guide to Enoch and creator of the Keys. He is also a co-worker with Zoroaster.
Enoch The patriarch Enoch, who "walked with God," was the Messenger of Sanat Kumara, the Ancient of Days, spoken of in the Book of Daniel. In the Book of Enoch, Enoch records the revelations of Sanat Kumara on the true nature and deeds of the fallen angels.
Confucius Born in 551 B.C., he had to support his mother after his fathers early death. He was educated in music, history, poetry and sports, and was a gentleman as well as a scholar. After his mothers death, and at the end of his morning period, he became a teacher of the 6 disciplines - poetry, music, history, government, etiquette and divination. Eventually he became the Chief Justice in his State, as was known as K'ung Fu-Tse in China. He later received a prestigious post that allowed him to spend the rest of his life compiling his writings, which are now called Confucian Classics. Confucianism arose from his teachings, the essence of them being to strive for perfect virtue in every thought, word and deed. Was an early incarnation of Ascended Master Djwhal Khul. Confucius Biography
Ganesha Ganesha Chaturthi This Hindu festival commemorates the birth of Ganesha, the son of Shiva (the Third Person of the Hindu Trinity). Ganesha, the god of wisdom and good fortune and the patron of learning and letters, is popular because he is gentle and helpful. Ganesha is depicted as an elephant-headed man to express the unity of man, the small being, with the Great Being, God. The Messenger teaches that the elephant-god Ganesha has the infinite memory of the Mind of God. Hindus believe Ganesha can remove obstacles, including obstacles to devotion. He is traditionally invoked before writing a book or at the beginning of any project. Elephant God of India. He is in charge of removing all obstacles.
Zoroaster Iranian religious reformer and founder of Zoroastrianism. Connected with occult knowledge and magical practices in the Hellenistic Age. (Or Zarathrustra). Persian messenger of Ahura Mazda (Sanat Kumara, or Enoch). Now the Ascended Master Zarathrustra. Slain with 80 priests whilst officiating in the temple, by an invading Persian army. In Old Persian he was called Zarathrustra or Zarthost. In a Greek transliteration he was known as Zoroaster. Zoroaster Zoroaster
Padre Pio Padre Pio, a humble Capuchin priest from San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy, was blessed by God in many wonderful and mysterious ways. The most dramatic was the stigmata. Padre Pio bore the wounds of Christ for fifty years! Among his other gifts were perfume, bilocation, prophecy, conversion, reading of souls, and miraculous cures. People are still being cured through his intercession in ways that cannot be explained by medicine or science. More important, if less spectacular, are the spiritual healings that take place in all parts of the world! Padre Pio is a powerful intercessor!!
Milarepa Milarepa is one of the most widely known Tibetan Saints. In a superhuman effort, he rose above the miseries of his younger life and with the help of his Guru, Marpa the Translator, took to a solitary life of meditation until he had achieved the pinnacle of the enlightened state, never to be born again into the Samsara (whirlpool of life and death) of worldly existence. Out of compassion for humanity, he undertook the most rigid asceticism to reach the Buddhic state of enlightenment and to pass his accomplishments on to the rest of humanity. His spiritual lineage was passed along to his chief disciples, Gambopa and Rechung. It was Rechung who recorded in detail the incidents of Milarepa's life for posterity.
Afra - Afra is the patron of Africa and of the black race. Afra was the first member of the black race to make his ascension. Long ago, he sacrificed name and fame to sponsor a vast continent and a mighty people. When Afra ascended, he asked to be called simply "a brother," or frater, in Latin. And so "a frater" became the name Afra. The black race was originally part of what was known as the blue race and the violet race. Their skin actually had either a blue or a violet hue. He offers to help us reconnect and maintain our deep connection to Spirit, and follow its innate rhythm throughout every area of our lives. He wishes to help us express our Higher Self energies which are always available to us.
Elijah The prophet Elijah ascended to God in a "chariot of fire". As prophesied by Malachi, Elijah returned to earth to go before Jesus as John the Baptist. Thus, as both Elijah and John the Baptist, He served as God's Messenger. John the Baptist Elijah - embodied as John the Baptist
Saint Teresa of Avila - Saint Teresa of Avila, sixteenth-century reformer of the Carmelite order in Spain, often communed with Jesus. He once told her, "Don't neglect to write down what I say . . . I shall give you a living book." Her original name was Teresa de Cepeda y Ahumada, and her chosen name as a nun was Theresa of Jesus. She came of a well-to-do noble family. She entered the Carmelite order (possibly in 1536). Much later she underwent (c.1555) a “second conversion,” after which she experienced mystic visions. St. Theresa of Avila
Rowena, is familiar as a lady in King Arthur's court. Her name is also listed as an ascended master in Samuel George Partridge's book, "Golden Moments With the Ascended Masters," on the third ray of love, cohesion and gratitude. She is associated with the medieval mystic and reformer, St. Theresa of Avila, who founded Carmelite convents in Spain. She believed in absolute poverty, chastity, and obedience in selfless service to God. Lady Rowena wears a Celtic cross on her medieval headdress. Her deep, dark eyes seem to pierce through all defenses to the soul. She encourages others to follow her path of self-discipline to mastery. (King Arthur)
Hermes Trismegistus, (meaning "thrice blessed"), the Planetary Council Member from Mercury, Lotus, an initiate in the Luxor Mystery School, and Thoth, the ibis-headed Egyptian god of scribes, narrate these stories of ancient Egypt. Hermes Trismegistus, ancient Egyptian sage, was called the "scribe of the gods." Hierarch of Second Ray - The Matrix Synthesizer Focal Point - Long Stone, Isle of Wight, England - Hermes - Hierarch of the Second Ray Hermes, a God with Greek and Egyptian origins, who was most noted for his swift consciousness, was later portrayed by the Romans as the winged footed Mercury. The skillful and dexterous patron of alchemists, commerce, esoteric scholars, gymnasts, and travellers, he carried the caduceus rod with entwined serpents. A philosophical intellectual, contemplative mystic, arcane writer, mysteries theologian, intuitive magician, pious sage, and wisdom psychologist, Hermes is an extremely complex, mutable, and versatile individual with a penchant for solving puzzling perplexities and for transforming by reconciling opposites. (Hermes was the Greek name for the Egyptian Thoth ) The offspring of Hermes are believed to be Pan, Abderus and Hermaphroditus - Hermes
He is now the Ascended Master God Mercury, whom Ascended Master El Morya has called "the archetype of the Messenger of the Gods."
Mary Magdalene - Wife of Jesus, and "the Disciple of the Disciples". She was a powerful force in the early Christian movement. It is little known that she is the wife of Jesus and spread his teachings after His death. She is the author of the Gospel of Mary and other spiritual writings. Because of her power and popularity the early church fathers slandered her and did all that they could to cover up her true relationship with Jesus. She has no relationship at all to the nameless adulteress mentioned in the Bible. Many believe that Mary Magdalen and Jesus bloodline is the long-sought Holy Grail.
Leto made the ascension four hundred years ago. She has golden hair. The fragrance of heather often surrounds her, caused by an experience from a former life in 11th century Scotland. If you call on Leto, she can assist you in remembering your activities, while you are Out Of Body (OBE or sleeping). She can also teach students to leave the body and return at will.. We can also call to her for The Coat Of Invisibility. Healing is also one of her services. During a plague, Leto released The Cosmic Healing Flame (directed by The Great Divine Director), and after a few days, the plague was stopped. She has been in Service to Mankind for more than 300 years. Leto was the lady who joined Guy Ballard (founder of the I AM Movement) on his journey from New York to France. In an address given to the students, some time ago, Ascended Lady Master Leto said that the records showing man's sojourn on Earth are preserved in their original language in which they were written at the Royal Teton where an Ascended Master can translate them into any modern tongue. Not before long, these records will be given to the outer world. Leto
Ramtha 'The Lord Of The Wind' was the first human ever to ascend from the Earth 35,000 years ago. Known as Lord Rama in the Hindu tradition, Ramtha reappeared on Earth in 1977 to JZ Knight who is his exclusive channel. Ramtha was one of 13 Ascended Masters who organised the incarnation of Yeshua Ben Joseph (Jesus Christ). Ramtha has been at the leading edge of teachings on ascension and enlightenment for the last 25 years from his mystery school in Yelm, Washington.
Thoth/Hermes - a demi-god - 'a Place Taker' a son of P'taah and keeper of divine secret knowledge. Thoth is most often depicted as wearing an ibis mask, with the head of an ibis, a large bird of the Nile. Egyptians associated the ibis's long curved beak with the moon. The ibis was regarded as one of Thoth's Earthly representatives. In Egyptian mythology, Thoth was the god of the moon, god of wisdom, the measurer of time, and the inventor of writing and numbers. He is credited with devising the standard 365-day year. Thoth was depicted with a symbol combining the Sun's disk and the Moon's crescent upon his head, and - in words reminiscent of the biblical adoration of the Celestial Lord - the Egyptian inscriptions and legends said of Thoth that his knowledge and powers of calculating 'measured out the heavens and planned the Earth'.Thoth was the 'god of the equilibrium' and considered depictions of him as the 'Master of the Balance' to indicate that he was associated with the equinoxes - the time when the day and the night were balanced. He was also the brother of Marduk/RA - a demi-god. His mate was Seshat. Scribe of the Gods. Thoth was one of the most powerful Gods worshiped throughout Egypt. He was known as Tehuti, or Thoth, "master of divine words and sacred writing." Thoth later became Merlin, St. Germaine, etc. Thoth
Seshat is the Goddess of Libraries, all forms of Writing and the Measurement of Time. The Egyptians believed that Seshat invented writing, while Thoth taught writing to mankind. She was known as 'Mistress of the House of Books', indicating that she also took care of Thoth's library of spells and scrolls.
St. Germain - The Seventh Ray of Freedom and Transmutation :
Archangel Zadkiel and Holy Amethyst are the archangels of the seventh ray
Elohim Arcturus and Victoria are the Elohim of the seventh ray
Omri-Tas. Is the Ruler of the Violet Planet
Saint Germain's twin flame is the Ascended Lady Master Portia
Saint Germain is the Lord of the Violet Ray
The Path of The Alchemist/Transformation
Earthly incarnations: Francis Bacon, High Priest on Atlantis, Samuel the Prophet , Alban, Roman Soldier, Teacher of Neoplatonists, Merlin, Roger Bacon, Christopher Columbus, Wonderman of Europe . The Count St. Germain, known as the "Wonder Man of Europe" in the 1700's. He looked the same for 100 years, spoke every language, traveled by thought, fed the poor, and worked for peace. He took his body into light (ascended), and now works with humanity mostly from the lighter realms.
Saint Germain is Chohan of the Seventh Ray, the violet ray, of freedom, alchemy, justice, mercy and transmutation. He is the sponsor of the United States of America and the hierarch of the age of Aquarius, who comes bearing the gift of the violet flame for world change. He tutors and initiates souls in mastery of the seat-of-the-soul chakra, preparing them to receive the Holy Spirit’s gifts of prophecy and the working of miracles.
Two of his well-known embodiments were Christopher Columbus and Merlin the magician, a spiritual adept who has unfortunately been mythologized. In a series of recent embodiments from the prophet Samuel to Francis Bacon, Saint Germain was the all-pervasive mind, laying the empirical foundation for an age of enlightenment, pushing back the barriers of limitation in the physical and spiritual sciences. As Roger Bacon he directed and inspired devotees of the sacred science, then in his embodiment as Saint Germain, the Wonderman of Europe, he outpictured the quintessence of the alchemists’ dream for all to see.
The Ascended Master Saint Germain teaches that the highest alchemy is the transformation of one’s human consciousness into the divinity of the Higher Self. He stands ready to assist all souls in this endeavor. He has also said he would release the technology of the Aquarian age when the nations shall have put behind them the destructive uses of science and religion to accept the challenge which lies at the heart of both, which is for man to enter his heart and the nucleus of the atom and to harness from both the unlimited spiritual and physical resources to establish the golden age.
His etheric retreats are located over Transylvania in Romania and Table Mountain in Wyoming.
He wrote in cipher, "I trusteth all to the future and a land that is very far towards the sunset gate....I keep the future ever in my plan, looking for my reward, not to my times and countrymen, but to a people very far off, and an age not like our own, but a second golden age of learning."
Having discovered the continent and encouraged its colonization, he must also insure a proper foundation for the new nation. Saint Germain stood by George Washington throughout the Revolution and during the winter at Valley Forge. His past efforts in initiating the society of Freemasons had enfired many of the key figures of the Revolution. General Washington, Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Hancock, Benjamin Franklin and as many as fifty-three out of the fifty-six signers of the Declaration of Independence were all members of the Masonic order, whose principles had guided them in founding the new nation. Further, Saint Germain called for the signing of the Declaration of Independence, directed the writing of the Constitution and anointed Washington first President of the United States.
America was secured as the land of opportunity and Saint Germain devoted himself to the raising of the consciousness of her people.
In the twentieth century, the Master went before the Lords of Karma to plead the cause of freedom for and on behalf of the original 576 he has sponsored, expanding that circle to include the Lightbearers of all centuries--the original Keepers of the Flame who came with Sanat Kumara as well as the children of God who had been evolving unto the spiritual gifts and graces through earth's numerous ages.
However, as the decades have passed, the rate of increase in the return of mankind's karma has precipitated what is known as the Dark Cycle--the era of Chaos and old Night whose signs are foretold in Revelation, even as the hoof beats of the Four Horsemen can be heard throughout the land.
Let us listen to the prophet Samuel--dubbed Uncle Sam by his people--who has indeed begun to sound his prophecy to the chosen. He has warned that the I AM Race--those who have the seed of the name I AM THAT I AM within their hearts--"have not hearkened unto the LORD, nor have they fulfilled the wholeness of the Law." Therefore, the Master says:
- Some among this people must be and become direct initiates of Sanat Kumara, for always there has been the requirement of the ransom. Let those who are the inner circle of the devotees, those who are the first fruits who come and stand as the ensign of the people, raise up the banner of Christ as the one whom they serve, the one who by his very Communion promise at the Last Supper designated each and every son and daughter of God for the internalization of the Word...
- Unfortunately, and this word is mild, but it is unfortunate indeed that the laws of Christ and his Teachings, so meticulously brought forth to the close initiates, are not fully known today, having been taken even from the holy people. Therefore, to obey Christ becomes the challenge of the hour--to find the Person of that Christ, to find the Way and the Teachings.
- You have received the lost Word and the lost Teachings of Jesus Christ through our effort....As a result of this, you have been strengthened and protected in that Word and Teaching. And some from among you have taken their leave at the conclusion of their embodiment and gone on in the full resurrection with Jesus Christ....Thus, the proof of the Teaching and the Path is that it leads one successively to that higher and higher consciousness where unto the individual is assumed into the very heart of the I AM Presence [becoming indeed the pure Person of that Christ].
Today, as we see the cycles of earth's returning karma reach a mounting crescendo wherein even the four sacred freedoms are threatened, the Brotherhood has set aside a place in America's Rocky Mountains for the pursuit of the Lost Teachings of Christ to their fullest expression.
Saint Germain spoke of it in 1983 when he said that we have come "to a similar moment to that of that final hour of the golden age when I presided where the Sahara now is. My family is much larger than it was then, for I include every one of you who love me as my very own family.... In that hour, our family was taken to the golden etheric city of light. In this hour, we have summoned you to a higher place in the mountains of the north."
Our beloved Saint Germain and his twin flame, the Ascended Lady Master Portia.
Ascended Master Lady Vesta is a feminine force like no other. She is a great being who has not been ‘close to’ the consciousness of mankind for many centuries, but the time has come for this beautiful being and her energy to become part of us again.
Lady Vesta holds the Light or Flame of the Sacred Fire alive within her being. Through this divine act she enables us to access the Sacred Fire in a divine sense, that is, we are able to connect with this greater divine Light or Flame, and she also enables us to access our own individual core fire that lives within us, waiting to be ignited.
Lady Vesta is the divine consort of Ascended Master Lord Helios. Lady Vesta has not been close to our consciousness here on Earth for a long time, because we have not been ready. But her essence, and her energy is coming into general awareness more and more as we move into the new consciousness, the new awareness. This makes sense if we consider the future and the current growing need for liberation and equality of both sexes.
Rich Plum Red All, Base/Crown; Kundalini Core Fire; World Vessel Unicorn
Lord Chiron is a powerful spiritual being who has walked the path before us, and is dedicated now to showing us the way. His way is a questing journey: always, a quest. His energy and his teaching are healing because they lift you to a higher level of awareness, an expanded consciousness, another level of bliss.
When we hear the word ‘Chiron’ we usually think of the Wounded Healer archetype, but this is a very limited interpretation of the Ascended Master Lord Chiron. He is much more than that, because Lord Chiron teaches people to be heroes; and, as we know, there are many types of hero… Lord Chiron teaches and directs humanity in MASTERY. Eventually, this teaching can lead a soul to becoming an ascended master.
Gold/silver/aquamarine 8th chakra The process Silver wolf; 2 golden lions; crystal
Archangel Michael calls us to Truth, Integrity and Power. He demands that we develop and rely upon our inner knowing and the spiritual worlds. To develop this within us, he will strip away all that which belongs to the old, and anything that is ‘no longer true' for us. Michael's energy is very powerful and unmistakenly fiery! He uses his sword to cut and bless. Archangel Michael and his blue lightning angels bring instant protection. Michael calls us to speak our truth and stand in our power as an IAMness. Archangel Michael is very close in our consciousness at this time heralding the new age – an age of resurrection, of joy.
Sky blue Throat (5th) Truth Blue flaming sword
Lord Buddha's gentle aura of compassion, wisdom and strength, embraces the planet and everyone on it. He sustains the divine spark of consciousness for the evolution of humanity. Lord Buddha unceasingly brings you back into the light of the divine in a very loving, gentle and unassuming way. Lord Buddha's energy is needed very much at this time to balance the energies of the human soul.
Maroon/Yellow Heart (4th) Compassion Tree
Djwal Khul is a Teacher who has vast knowledge of the mysteries. Also known as "The Tibetan" and DK, he trains souls to embrace the Christ Consciousness and prepares them for service to humanity. Djwal Khul can remove fear-based processes from your soul memory. He is Messenger of the Masters. DK is recently ascended, and because of this he relates strongly to how it is to be incarnated in this consciousness, in the physical world, at this time.
Emerald Green Solar plexus (3rd) Removal of Fear Emerald
This great being ‘steps down’ or transduces the energy and consciousness from the Godhead to the other Masters and on to us humans. If it were not for Helios we could not receive this energy directly from the Godhead, for we would disintegrate in such a force. Helios is like the sun that always shines – he exudes brightness, radiance, joy and happiness, and a great light. He is all power, a power that inspires, transforms and creates.
Bright Orange Solar plexus (3rd) Power Sun
Guardian of the Threshold of the Passing, Master Julian works with Lord Sananda (Master Jesus) on the Karmic Board but he is not a board member. Master Julian can be called upon to help the process we call dying; he will help make the transition from this world into the Light easier for the soul departing. He will, through his great love, hold the portal open and help the soul move into the realm of love with greater ease. Julian can also be called upon to strengthen, uphold and ease the grief of the family and loved ones who are mourning.
Maroon/Gold Base/Crown (1st/7th) Transition Dove in cupped hands
Lady Averill has a very new energy, different to what we are used to here on earth! Lady Averill comes from the Future, and beckons us forward so that we may be prepared for the future. She teaches us the principle of Mutual Attraction - there is no fear, only brilliance! Lady Averill brings the new, is an initiator; she gives you the impetus to become the new; she heralds and begins, but does not stay for the long haul. Her power lies in being the instigator, to have the power, drive, energy to get something totally new happening - this is a great power, a great dynamism. Lady Averill is the Rosey Diamond. Her energy is echoed in the Rose Windows in cathedrals.
Brilliant pink Crown (7th) and Future (10th) Future Rosey diamond
Lady Mary lovingly supports those who take on the sacred task of motherhood. She will help you develop patience, support, guidance and tender, motherly love for others and yourself. She serves humanity as the Great Mother. She embodied the great task of being the Mother of Jesus. Through her divine heart the light of love, particularly family love, goes out to millions.
Mary Blue Heart (4th) Family Child
Lady Nada is the twin flame of Lord Sananda. as such, she holds the energy of Divine Love for us. Lady Nada's beautiful feminine energies are needed throughout our planet in order to balance the masculine energies. (Unless the world comes into more male/female balance we will not achieve the 'Golden Age' which is a heavenly consciousness). Loving yourself unconditionally will allow Lady Nada's energy to flow through your whole being.
Old pink Heart Unconditional acceptance Rose
Lady Portia is the archetype of the 21st century woman - free, whole and in her power. Connecting with Lady Portia's energy will help bring you into balance - bringing harmony, inner equilibrium and stability to all levels of your being. Portia is working especially with women at the moment, 'pushing' them to the forefront in whatever they excel in - this is to bring balance between the masculine and feminine within the world. Lady Portia is depicted as the woman holding the scales in justice courts and also as the Statue of Liberty. Lady Portia is the twin flame of St. Germain and as such holds the office of Hierarch of the Aquarian Age.
Cobalt blue All Female power Statue of Liberty
Lady Venus holds the Initiation into Love for humanity, which requires us to 'love in a greater way' beyond our understanding. Lady Venus is playing an increasing role in the evolution of human souls - helping to balance and eradicate the negative energies our thoughts have given off down the ages - through beauty, love, exquisiteness and the arts. Lady Venus is the twin flame of Sanat Kumara.
Soft colours Heart/Throat (4th/5th) Love and beauty (exquisiteness) Heart
This is a Sirian Master from the 6 th dimension who shares his greater understanding of form and consequence with humanity. He holds a different energy that is not familiar to us at present, but will become so over the next millennia. It is a very creative, dynamic energy, which again is preparing us for the future, and leading us into the unknown future form - yet, with a great sense of safety.
Silver Crown gates Matrix Dolphin
Lord Kuthumi energy is warm, glowing and comforting. He is very important in 'grounding' us and teaching us to accept and love our life on earth. He works very closely with us and is having a great influence upon our consciousness at this time in evolution. He particularly assists us in manifesting our dreams and wishes here on earth in 3D reality. Lord Kuthumi also connects us with nature, earth energies, and the elemental spirits.
Orange Sacral (2nd) Manifestation Taj Mahal
This Master is, in a sense, a Power of Universe; a force. Lord Oke teaches the correct use of power, particularly for those souls who are ready for ascension. He is an instructor in using 'the Force' - the greatest force in the Universe being Love. He is mysterious, deep, and transcendent.
Sapphire black Throat (5th) The force Eagle
Lord Sananda, or Master Jesus Christ, embodies unconditional and all-encompassing love and forgiveness. He inspires us to connect to and express our own unique IAM Presence. He teaches us to love and through this to become 'a Christed being'. He is Head of the Karmic Board.
Golden white Heart Love Fish/Dove
Orkan is in final training for ascension. He is under the protection and stewardship of Sanat Kumara and is one of many who are working with us to assist with our personal evolution. Orkan's name means "Yes to the Light" - so he encourages us to say 'Yes to the Divine Light' and to sustain our commitment to it. Orkan is a defender of the Truth, a fighter for the righteous, and has been incarnated many times as a 'hero'. Should you need the 'hero energy' call on Orkan to help you have courage to embrace the hero that you are. Orkan's world plan (which is needed for ascension - and it needs to work!) is to transform humanity through the world of popular entertainment.
Aqua Sacral, second chakra; Solar plexus, third chakra Courage The Spacecraft; the Laser beam
Lady Pallas Athena develops within you the Warrior Goddess, who has sharp insight. Ask for her help in defending your own truth with self-confidence and wisdom. The female spiritual warrior defends the truth, and will give you the desire to know the truth, which magnetizes the etheric worlds until the Veil of Silence is parted, and the truth is revealed, or known. Then she assists you to 'step down' the truth so that others may receive the understanding. The responsibility of the desire to know the truth carries with it the responsibility of becoming the Word of God.
Pink gold Throat chakra (5th), Third Eye chakra (6th) Sharp insight Flaming pink sword
The gentle soothing energy of Lady Quan Yin will comfort you whenever you call upon her. Quan Yin hears the cries of the world. Quan Yin is about flowing - and everything that flows is healthy. Quan Yin is helping to purify everything within us and within the world by encouraging us all to flow - in our emotions, our thoughts, our spirit and our physical body. Flowing tears heal the heart. She brings out the qualities of mercy, compassion, forgiveness and gentle strength in you.
White/coral Heart Flowing Dragon
The energy of this Master prepares us for that which is to come, in a very practical down-to-earth way. The Radiant One can be called upon at any time to bring Light and understanding to any problem or issue that you may have. The Radiant One is dedicated to bringing humanity to a place of light and joy. The Radiant One is the twin flame of Lord Kuthumi, and is teaching the new consciousness in preparation for Lord Kuthumi's future incarnation as World Teacher.
Violet Third Eye (brow - 6th) Light Light
Sanat Kumara is the great being who holds the Earth in his heart chakra. He assists us in understanding the meaning of life on earth, and enables us to constantly transform ourselves to a higher frequency. Sanat is responsible for the evolution and enlightenment of all life forms on earth. He makes the impossible happen......look out for miracles! He is also known as the Holy Spirit.
Yellow/white All Transformation Lightning bolt
The energy of Lord Serapis Bey will help to bring divine light into your consciousness, transforming your depth. He carries the intense white Fire of God, inspiring devotion, purity and love. He is the Great Initiator who trains souls for ascension, leading you through each initiation until you reach conscious union with your IAM Presence - ascension.
White Base/Crown (1st/7th) Initiation Pyramid
St. Germain is a wonderful, quick-witted, intelligent, fun-loving and powerful being. He holds the energy of the Universal Mind for human souls to access. Connect to him to transform yourself through his Violet Flame of Transmutation St Germain comes to set us free in a new way, teaching us the value of lightheartedness: Hierarch of the Aquarian Age - his energy is very 'electrical'. The mind of the future will be more 'electrical', that is, much faster in its processing and understanding.
Purple 3rd eye (brow 6th) Freedom Helicopter!
White Matthew is the most recently ascended master (May 2003), and as such brings to our consciousness the spirit of lightheartedness, joy, romance, softness, and 'making love' rather than 'having sex'. Matthew embodies the Promise of God, the Promise coming into manifestation for all of the human race.
The rainbow Sacral (2nd) Promise of God Rainbow
Ashtar works very closely with Archangel Michael, in protecting the evolution of humanity through harmonizing the negative and evil influences that could overwhelm us. Ashtar is in command of a particular area of the cosmos which he and his many spiritual helpers ‘patrol'; this area or zone includes planet earth. Because of this, he is often referred to as “Commander Ashtar”.
Ashtar works through the Merkabah , the spiritual vehicle of Light that comes direct from the Godhead. At the moment Ashtar is Controller of the Merkabah, for our part of the Universe. He moves between heavens, dimensions, and realities with his powerful mind guiding and controlling the energies of the Merkabah so that we humans can participate in the evolutionary process of our zone.
Violet Crown (7 th ); and eighth chakra Spiritual patrol Stairway leading to the Light >> Continue
As Lord of the First Ray (of God Consciousness), El Morya embodies the Will of God to Action. When El Morya works with you, and your own soul forces, he starts to create a Diamond Matrix within your heart chakra. All Ascended Masters and angels have this Diamond Matrix within their spiritual heart (so to speak). It is constantly being built upon, through the courage, aspirations, and willingness of the soul to allow the Will of God to manifest within it and through it, by surrendering to and trusting in the Higher guidance. Ultimately, it is the surrender of your personal will to the Higher or Divine Will, while yet maintaining your own individuality, that produces what we call ‘miracles'!
The Diamond Matrix, or Diamond Heart, is an energy centre within you that radiates streamers of pure light, and pure love. Not only does this Diamond Heart fill and nourish your own energy field, and your total being, but it also warms, comforts and heals all others who come within its reach. In a sense, El Morya ‘holds' the energy of this brilliant diamond heart for us , until we are able to realise it fully within ourselves. It is the slow growth of these beautiful spiritual energies within a person that creates an Ascended Master.
El Morya will help you to strengthen your will, and to encourage you to surrender to a higher spiritual force when necessary. El Morya will give you greater clarity about your spiritual purpose, and will also lovingly support you to put your PURPOSE INTO ACTION.
Deep red Heart chakra (4 th ); Throat chakra (5 th ) Deep red heart, with a radiant diamond at the center God's will; soul's purpose
Source: http://www.crystalinks.com/ascendedmasters.htmlThe Great White Brotherhood
In some versions of the doctrine, the ascended masters, as a collegiate body, are the "Great White Brotherhood," white referring to advanced spirituality rather than race - very much like "Gandalf the White" after his victory over the Balrog in The Lord of the Rings. In fact, most early reports of the masters described them as racially Tibetan or Hindi, not Anglo. Belief in the Brotherhood and the masters is an essential part of the syncretistic teachings of these several groups. Various important spiritual leaders such as Jesus, the Prophet Muhammad, the Virgin Mary, and Kuan Yin the compassionate bodhisattva, take their seats alongside magical or alchemical personalities like the Count of St. Germain, and other mystic celebrities like Kuthumi, one of Helena Petrovna Blavatsky's claimed spiritual guides - all of these leaders have put aside any differences they might have had in their Earthly careers, and unite instead to improve the spiritual well-being of the human race.
Reincarnation is a notable feature of some groups' teachings about the ascended masters. For example, according to the Summit Lighthouse the ascended master Kuthumi was also reincarnate as a number of historically important people, including Pharaoh Thutmose III, the philosopher Pythagoras, Saint Francis of Assisi, Balthasar the Magus, and Shah Jahan. Several of the other ascended masters are said to have had equally distiguished careers in reincarnation.
One of the most interesting beliefs about ascension is the notion of "ascension bloodlines". According to the Gnostic tradition, ascension is said to happen only after several dedicated lifetimes that directly support the ascension process. If an individual ascends leaving daughters, the daughters supposedly become able to reproduce at will rather than going through the process of sex. The ascension process is said to transmit forward along the genetic line for seven generations, giving the females the ability to give birth through immaculate conception to offspring who will ascend. The priest class in various cultures were said to guard these bloodlines in order to ensure that all descendants would ascend. This belief is based on the many accounts in mythology and spiritual history of individuals born of virgin mothers (Jesus, Mithra, etc.) who then accomplish extraordinary social changes, preceding their ascension.
Belief/disbelief throughout history
The topic of ascension and ascended masters is one that probably will continue to spark controversy and disbelief, and can be a difficult subject to comprehend even for those who have spent years studying esoteric doctrines. Having been playfully described as something like getting "beamed up", as in the television series Star Trek, the idea of ascension has not reached widespread acceptance. Some relegate the subject matter to the realm of New Age myth and fantasy, while others maintain the process of ascension is as natural as human evolution.
Historically, for the past two thousand years, the concept of ascension seemed so outrageous and confrontational, especially within traditional, western, orthodox religious belief systems, that many people dismissed the idea immediately or have a very strong adverse reaction to it. The idea that all humans could conceivably do what Christ supposedly did is seen by many religious persons as presumptuous, if not blasphemous.
In the 21st century, the notion of ascension seems to attract individuals more interested in eastern religions, spirituality, metaphysics, or those simply looking for a deeper meaning to their existing beliefs and experiences.
One difficulty in discussing the idea of an ascended master is that there is no universally-accepted, definitive, scientific text which describes what the conditions are to become such a person, or how to verify the conditions. Even in the 21st century, most public sources, even books directly dealing with the topic, tend to describe various ascended masters, their activities, meetings with such people, etc., without giving us the requisite understanding of how we ourselves could undergo the process of ascension firsthand. With only anecdotal reports and no actual "how-to" manual, we are then left struggling with how to either retrofit this concept into our existing beliefs, how to shift our beliefs entirely, or simply reject the system altogether. Texts that claim to give a deeper understanding of ascension, including practical exercises, meditations, diet, etc., are often dismissed by mainstream audiences.
Beginning in the 1930s, a few books were published on this subject, the authors claiming to have had contact with Masters who encouraged the more pragmatic aspects of the Ascension process to be known. Prior to that, the practical knowledge is claimed to have been held in strict secrecy within Mystery schools, allegedly due to the pressures and intolerance of orthodox religious authorities. Even among many who believe themselves to be spiritual adepts or initiates, the concept of ascension has not been widely accepted or understood because of the radical nature of transformation that has been ascribed to it.
Books which purport to detail the developmental process Jesus went through in finding his own Inner Christ Self include The Urantia Book, published in 1955, and A Course In Miracles, suppposedly dictated by Christ Himself and published in 1976.
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Examples of Ascended Masters The history of ascension predates Christianity, indeed extending back for thousands of years, yet the story of Jesus is one of the most widely known stories of ascension. In the Bible when Mary Magdalene wants to reach out and touch Christ at the tomb, he says, "Touch me not, for I have not yet ascended to my Father." This has led to the idea that the ascension process is apparently so delicate that even the touch of an ordinary human, who still holds the concepts of limitation and separation, is enough to hold the ascension process back. (This does not explain how Jesus was then able to sit down and have a fish dinner with his disciples.) It is generally thought that one does not have to die in order to ascend, but the fact that Jesus was said to have died, then resurrected, then ascended, has led some people to believe that this must be the case for everyone.
Other individuals with stories of ascension include
- Hercules, following the completion of his twelve labors, the Greek hero was raised to heaven and made a god by Zeus.
- Virgin Mary (Mother of Jesus); When Mary chose to ascend, one story says that she gathered up disciples around her to witness the event, and then she "consumed" herself, contrary to the Roman Catholic belief that Mary was simply "taken up into heaven". Another story has Mary dying in a normal fashion, and her body placed at her own request in a sealed tomb, which was opened and found empty three days later. Muhammad, the famous prophet of Islam is said to have ascended at the site of the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem.
- El Morya, said to have been a Rajput prince, also incarnated as King Arthur and as Thomas More. Theosophists believe he was one of the masters who worked closely with Helena Blavatsky to found the original Theosophical Society.
- Mahatma Kuthumi, said to have been a Punjabi who attended Oxford University in 1850, may have authored the poem "Dream of Ravan" published in the Dublin University Magazine about 1854.
- Vishwanath, ascended master rumored to incarnate as individuals with psychic abilities (unconfirmed).
- Djwhal Khul, said to have been a Tibetan who started out with the unlikely name Gai Ben-Jamin. Believers tell the legend of his incarnation on Lemuria where he assisted in rescuing valuable knowledge before the sinking of that continent. He is said later to have transmitted this information to channeller Alice Bailey.
- St. Germain, also known as "The Master Rakozi" in the Alice A. Bailey books based on Theosophy, is believed by many New Age religious groups such as I Am and the Church Universal and Triumphant to have ascended after what was believed to be his final mortal incarnation as Sir Francis Bacon. These groups believe that St. Germain , a mysterious individual reputed to be a "magician" who flourished in France and was widely known among the aristocracy just before the revolution of 1789, was already an ascended master, which is believed to explain his reputed magical powers.
Ascended Masters on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ascended_master