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A lovely child with apple blossom

The Spring Equinox- renewal

These extracts on the Spring Equinox are taken from the books Christmas and Easter in the Initiatic Tradition and the Splendour of Tiphareth and they are the text of the video published at the top of the Home page. The video can also be viewed on Youtube here: https://youtu.be/I7yeoV7uX_4 (The Spring Equinox) You are waiting for me to speak to you…but Nature has already said it all!  Can you see that a tremendous event is taking place all around you? Yes, you can feel that a new wave from the cosmic ocean is breaking and in a short while the whole earth will be newly arrayed with flowers, trees and birds. What splendid attire! It is the most extraordinary phenomenon of life, this regeneration and renewal… For the spiritually awakened, this period of the Spring Equinox is most important. We must use it as a time of purification, of regeneration. It is not enough to notice that the birds are singing, flowers are appearing above the ground and people are more cheerful than usual. There …

Raphael and the healing energies of Spring

The four seasons are placed under the influence of four archangels: Raphael presides over spring, Uriel over summer, Michael over autumn and Gabriel over winter. When the spring equinox is near, all the spirits and forces of nature work under the leadership of Raphael to bring life back to every part of the universe. This renewal in nature is synonymous for humans with regeneration and therefore also with healing. On the Tree of Life, Raphael is the archangel of the sephirah Hod, the region where cabbalists placed the planet Mercury. Furthermore, the attribute of the god Mercury (Hermes in Greek mythology) is the caduceus, the symbol still used for medicine today. And the name Raphael means ‘God has healed’. For Christians, Easter is the great spring festival: the whole of nature celebrates Christ’s resurrection, which is also the resurrection of all creatures. This is why, when spring arrives, each person has some serious work to do: it is time to let go of everything inside that is old and obsolete. So, speak to the archangel …

Meditation for Springtime

You received so much this morning at sunrise, what is there left to add? I am here to interpret certain phenomena, to explain things to you, that is all…for the rest you must address yourself to the sun. Look at the work he does on all the little seeds that were fast asleep! He says, ‘What are you waiting for? It is time to give! Come on, get to work!’  ‘But we are too weak!’ ‘No,no. come on try! You will see, I will help you’, and the tiny seeds take courage. each day the sun warms them, caresses them, speaks to them and in a little while the most magnificent flowers appear to inspire poets, painters and musicians. Why should it not be the same for us? We are seeds that have been planted somewhere in the spiritual soil, and when we are warmed by the sun’s rays, we give off colors and perfumes so exquisite that even the gods are in ecstasy. If we become like flowers, why would the Divine beings not …

Mauve Daisy

Spring meditation -seeds sown in spiritual soil

Every year in the spring the sun begins to warm the seeds that have been planted, and says to them, ‘Now is the time to emerge, grow, develop, produce flowers and fruits. Get to work!’ – ‘But we are small and weak.’ – ‘No, no, try, you will see, I will help you.’ All these seeds then take heart, and every day, with its warmth and its light, the sun speaks to them. And some time later, magnificent plants begin to appear, and they are a source of joy for all. This same phenomenon can also take place in humans, for we are also seeds, sown in spiritual soil. If we learn to open ourselves to the rays of the divine sun, we will produce colours, perfumes and flavours so extraordinary that even celestial beings will be amazed. Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov

Spring and the secret to staying young

In Greece it is referred to as ambrosia, in India soma, and alchemists call it the elixir of eternal life… All cultures make mention of the existence of a beverage of immortality and some even explain how to prepare it. In reality this beverage exists in nature, but not just anywhere of course. It is found only in the most subtle and purest regions of space and only at specific moments, such as sunrise. Dawn is the best time of the day, because the true beverage of immortality is light, and you can capture it in the morning at sunrise and use it to nourish your subtle bodies. If, in spring and summer, we go to watch the sunrise, it is in order to drink this quintessence of life as it spreads throughout the universe. Stones, plants, animals and humans can all receive it. All living beings receive these particles unconsciously, but humans can learn to capture them consciously. Make an effort to get up and greet the sunrise, to welcome this light into your …

Video -Love is a spring

The video I’m posting today contains more of Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov’s insights into the ‘Living Book of Nature’.. In early childhood, the master would search out the  little spring in the hills near his home in Varna, Bulgaria. The gentle murmur of its waters whispered  to him its secrets of life and love and he would spend hours listening to its message… As well as providing a poetic example of the powers of love within our life, the sounds of a mountain spring, (or even, less poetically, water flowing from a tap!), are able to replenish our reserves of life force stored within the solar plexus. Just as it is possible to draw on life forces contained within a tree in a forest, listening to the water flowing from a spring or stream is capable of healing the disorders within the solar plexus that are caused by chaotic emotions. Here is a description of such an exercise from ‘A New Earth’: The solar plexus is in contact with the entire cosmos and serves as a …