The Synoptic Table – the Key to Life

The Synoptic table “A knowledge of our strengths and weaknesses is necessary but it is not enough. To know oneself is to know the different bodies of which one is constituted (physical, etheric, astral, mental, causal, buddhic and atmic) and the needs of each of these bodies – how to nourish and strengthen them… It [...]

The Synoptic Table – the Key to Life 2019-02-25T10:40:40+00:00

Christmas in the Initiatic tradition

Master Omraam celebrated many joyful, musical Christmases with his disciple- brothers and sisters and gave numerous talks on the spiritual and mystical meaning of Christmas in the initiatic tradition. He explained the birth of Christ as a universal phenomenon of cosmic significance and showed how the same initiatic truths are present in other spiritual traditions, [...]

Christmas in the Initiatic tradition 2018-12-22T17:44:03+00:00

The living book of nature

‘The living book of nature is open wide before us; in it we can read the wonders that eternal wisdom has inscribed on every stone, every flower, every star and every human being… To follow an initiatic teaching involves developing the awareness that all things in nature are alive.’ Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov Nature is animated [...]

The living book of nature 2018-10-23T18:46:26+00:00

What is Divine Love?

'The aim of spiritual life is to lead us to a higher state of consciousness called divine love. For true love, the kind that draws us closer to God, is a state of consciousness.' Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov There is a song in the UWB called Rannen Cas (Early Morning) which is a hymn to the [...]

What is Divine Love? 2018-09-07T20:19:22+00:00

Purity is the foundation of spirituality

A heart as pure as crystal Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov considered purity the foundation of spirituality. As disciples, we strive towards a high spiritual ideal of self-transformation and transcendence. The first step is 'To have a heart as pure as crystal'. Why is a crystal suspended in the sunshine beautiful?  Its purity allows the light [...]

Purity is the foundation of spirituality 2018-09-07T20:24:57+00:00

Methods of purification-the four elements

Within the teachings of Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov we can find a great many methods of purification. He taught us that purity is the foundation of spiritual life so disciples work to eliminate impurities on all planes of our being. Methods of purification Practising the Yoga of Nutrition and doing a weekly 24 hour fast are [...]

Methods of purification-the four elements 2018-08-04T19:25:02+00:00

Breathing Exercises

The breathing exercises of the Brotherhood take the form of alternate nostril breathing commonly practised in Hatha Yoga traditions. They are used to develop inner qualities, strengthen the will, calm the nervous system and vitalize the body. The method is as follows: Close the left nostril and breath in deeply through the right side [...]

Breathing Exercises 2018-07-11T07:15:41+00:00
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