Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. I come from the retreat of the Darjeeling master. I come from the council chambers where many ascended masters are gathered in contemplation of the New Year, of energy allotments, of dispensations from on high and of karma from below.
And you would be surprised to see how elaborately El Morya has prepared charts and graphs and how he has put together, from the cosmic computer, statistics on mankind, on every government of every nation, on the flow of supply and on the demand for that supply. And we have reviewed, this night, the buildup of arms, the war plans, the preparations of atomic weapons, the defenses of the major powers. And we have reviewed demographic problems, problems of culture and of society in North and South America, problems in Europe which concern prophecies of cataclysm and the burden of karma.
We must analyze Terra from the level of the etheric blueprint locked in the white-fire core of the souls of mankind and from the collective subconscious and the individual subconscious records which will also come to the fore by the cycles of cosmic law which are unalterable—patterns and energies and forcefields which will be dealt with.
And we have studied the astrology of this year, the remainder of the seventies, the eighties, and unto the year 2001. We have looked at the influences of the karma of other planets and the lifewaves of other systems of worlds. We have studied the weight of karma and how it interacts between planetary bodies and between neighbors. And after all of this study and analysis, we have yet to draw conclusions that will affect our petitions made before the Lords of Karma.
And why do we wait until this later hour to formulate conclusions? Because we are in the hope that, even in the eleventh hour of the turning of the cycles of the year, mankind will respond and rally. And we have yet to see what Keepers of the Flame will deliver as a mandate through the invocations to the violet flame and specific calls for specific action.
And so we await the tallying of energies as you await the tallying of the votes for political candidates. We wait to see whether light or darkness will ride in the elections by the free will of mankind. We wait to see if there will be sufficient invocations given for the exposure of the deadly threats to society, to America, and to this government. We wait to see whether the faithful will remain faithful during the hours of testing which always increase from the moment of winter solstice to the conclusion of the calendar year.
And so I come. I come to release to you love, a greater love than you have known before, an increment of my own diamond, my own dedication to the love of God as his will.
You have touched the hem of the garment of the will of God. I desire to see you wear the garment, if you will. But do not be concerned, for no one will impose it upon you. You will have to claim it; and, more than that, you will have to call for it and you will have to call fervently. And then the angels of the diamond heart and devas of the diamond heart and brothers and sisters of the diamond heart will come and place [upon you] that mantle of sapphire blue. And when you have the attainment in your heart of the will of God sufficient to withstand the dark ones of the night who project their projectiles through your consciousness, you will find that Mother Mary herself will give to you a diamond clasp for the robe of the will of God.
We come to gather the faithful. We come to initiate those who keep their word. Let the Word of God be sealed in your hearts. And let your heart flame expand to ignite the fires of the All-Seeing Eye, that you might concern yourselves with a little more than your own private concerns of your household and your neighborhood and your community, if you can look that far.
I desire that you should come to Darjeeling this night and be exposed to the problems that face the council of the Great White Brotherhood dedicated to God-government on Terra. I desire that you should come out of your cocoon of selfishness and self-concern and see what it means to be responsible for the government of the lifewaves of a planetary evolution. Understand what it means to be concerned with the light expanding in the heart of every living soul and every soul trying to be born on Terra.
Understand what it means to come early in the morning to receive the report of the angels of the diamond heart as to the increase and the decrease of the focusing of the Christ consciousness of the diamond of the will of God in the hearts of mankind. And there is a daily tallying of that energy anchored in the heart. And we watch as the energies of Terra rise and fall according to accumulations of karma, according to patterns of the moon and the signs of astrology which influence mankind for and against the light.
We would that if mankind are going to fluctuate, they would at least fluctuate according to their own free will, according to their own God-determination or at least their human determination. But sadly, they do not. And the rise and fall of light on Terra is because mankind have made themselves passive, subject to the passing of astral forces of the mass consciousness of that which is released over the media, even when they are not tuned in to the media consciously.
And so as we observe a world moving through time and space, revolving around the sun, we see a world controlled predominantly by a mass consciousness, with very few individuals who have independent thoughts and feelings and who can keep their thoughts and feelings independent from the mass consciousness and who can thereby be trusted with an extraordinary responsibility and service.
We look to devotees in East and West. We look to those who are the self-disciplined and therefore thrice blessed. We look to those who are willing to carry light not only by word but by deed. We look to those who have a record of attainment, who have proven themselves able to withstand those fiery darts of the wicked, those blasts of the wind of the night. We look for those who have called for dispensations in pre vious years, and we look for those who have taken those dispensations and multiplied the light of God upon earth.
Yes, when we review the tallying of heart chakras and of light on Terra, it is almost unnecessary to read that so-called ticker tape. For, do you know, we can discern simply by past record what will be the daily manifestation according to our own cosmic astrology, of which you have glimpsed a portion? For we know that mankind have proven themselves unworthy to sustain the Buddhic light or the Christ light daily and hourly. But they come and they go. And they dance and play like children, and they are happy. And they frolic in the light of the Cosmic Christ, Lord Maitreya. And then they go their ways and their indulgent ways, taking that light and spending it upon their own whims and fancies.
It is a wonder in itself that mankind receive dispensations. And yet is it any wonder that we are reluctant to give and give again to those disciples who bask in the flame and yet are not willing to defend that flame when they are away from the aura of the master?
We train, we summon, we challenge, we warn, we teach, we write. We deliver the message, and we move toward the Sun of being. We are concerned with intensifying the quality of lightbearers. We are concerned with increasing the nucleus of light as teaching centers spring up in the major cities of the world. And the Indian Council of the Great White Brotherhood summons this messenger to project the plan of the decades of this century and to project the blueprint for the teaching center in India.
So let it come to pass, for there must be the restoration of the original teaching of the Mother brought forth upon that continent five thousand years ago and beyond, ten thousand [years ago] and twenty thousand in the days of Lemuria. For the worship of the Mother that came to India came from Mu. And so it must be restored on every continent. And we desire the practicality of the West and the initiations of the Christ to be given to our people even as the initiations of the Buddha are given in the West.
I say, expand your horizons. Build well where you are and build securely. For when the white cubes are in place and you transfer these to the other lands and other peoples, you will see how Terra will be ignited, as it were, as a Christmas tree. And you will see the light traveling and the spark leaping from center to center. And you will see that the open door which no man can shut is the open door on Terra of the Father’s many mansions, of the many ashrams on the etheric plane opening in this final dispensation of this two-thousand-year cycle, opening for the devotees, opening for the chelas.
We say, open the way for those who have made themselves worthy to receive. Open the way. Open the way. We call for the setting of the pattern of the new year. We call for the setting of the pattern on which successive patterns of successive years may be built.
When you look to yourself and to your soul and you ask, “What is my blueprint for this coming year?” do not neglect the patterns of the past—five hundred thousand, seven hundred thousand, nine hundred thousand years of incarnations.
And your patterns are as clay tablets. Thank God they are clay! Thank God they can be broken! But who has the authority to break the clay tablets of the records of infamy and darkness and the fall of the soul into the density of the physical plane? Who has the authority? Why, your own Christ Self.
And so you see, in setting the pattern for the new year, you are almost totally governed by all of the discs of the tablets of clay that are set upon one another, one by one, almost as a pile that reaches unto the skies. And yet, you see, they are not condensed in this plane. And all contain, within the electronic belt of your own forcefield, records of your musings, your walkings through the earth, your entering into civilizations primitive and advanced, your experiences, your encounters. And every disc is an incarnation carefully calculated on spirals that wind about the cosmic clock. They are accurate. They are engrams1 recorded in living clay, living stone, living energy in akasha itself.
In this very moment, I am capable of reading simultaneously all of these clay discs of all of the lifewaves of Terra and of reading simultaneously all of these tablets for each individual lifestream of hundreds of thousands of years. And do you know what I say as the result of gazing upon these records? I repeat with the preacher, “All is vanity. All is vanity.”
And I ask, when will you come to that conclusion? That is my question. For I know that when the would-be chela comes to the conclusion that human existence is the vanity of vanities, then and only then will that chela be the chela worthy of Morya, of Saint Germain. When there is no longer an attraction for the things of this world and the success of this world, when there is no longer any desire for fulfillment in any of the facets of this world, then we look at the chela on whom we can count for action, for responsibility, for trustworthiness.
But if that lukewarm, would-be [chela] still desires to assert the ego and the arguments of the ego and the get-even tactics of the ego, when we see that, we bow and we retire. We retire to other spheres where we have chelas worthy of the name.
I come with joy in my heart, joy over one chela on the Path on Terra. And we have more than one. We have hundreds, even thousands, but not more; for all who call themselves chelas are not counted as chelas in our retreats.
I bring to you, then, the virtues that are most important to the ascended masters—the virtues of trustworthiness, responsibility, constancy in the chela that we can find today, next month, next year, five years hence, invoking the same fires, sustaining the same faith and charity and hope, inculcating the vision to others who will hear our footsteps on the threshold, who will sense our vibration when we raise our eyes from our retreat and look across Terra to that chela, who will sense the action of our need, who will waken in the night and sense that all is not well on Terra, who will rise from his bed and kneel before the Virgin and ask for intercession on behalf of souls in torment. Yes, this is the chela, the chela on whom we can count. This is the chela that is the prize of the ascended masters.
We are glad that you find light in our presence, in our dictations. We are glad that you see more of the reality of God as you come to this conclave of light. We are glad for all good tidings which bring to you the joy of peace, but we will be gladder when we see you sustain this day by day, day by day.
So then let the fervor of the first contact with the ascended masters wax into the flame of constancy that will ignite a planet for the victory. By trustworthiness we will forge a new day. And therefore let us take the handful; let us take those who will come.
Continued in Part 2, published in Pearls of Wisdom, vol. 59, no. 24.
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This dictation by Chananda was delivered by the Messenger of the Great White Brotherhood Elizabeth Clare Prophet on Sunday, December 28, 1975, during the conference, Challenge of Initiation, held at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California. [N.B. Bracketed words have been added by the editor for clarity in the written word.]
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