ABD-RU-SHIN

In the Light of Truth: The Grail  Message


CHAPTER 71; VOLUME II

LIFE

Man's conception of life has so far been erroneous! All that he has called life is nothing but impelled motion, which may only be considered as the natural effect of life proper.

Therefore in the whole of Creation there are only the after-effects of this more or less strong motion, which form, mature, maintain and disintegrate everything. The human intellect has investigated this motion as being the highest force conceivable, and thus found therein the limit of its capacity to comprehend! Man cannot proceed further in his investigation because he himself is a product of this motion. As it was the highest he could comprehend he simply called it "power" or "living power" or even "life".

It is neither power nor life, however, but only a natural and inevitable effect of these, for power only exists in life itself, is one with it and inseparable from it. Since power and life are inseparable, and since Creation is formed, maintained and again disintegrated by movement alone, it is impossible to speak either of power or of life within Creation.

Thus he who desires to speak of the discovery of Primordial Power, or even of the exploitation of Primordial Power by machinery, is greatly in error, because Primordial Power is not to be found within Creation at all! He mistakes something else for it and erroneously expresses his opinion that it is "power". Such a man thereby proves that he has no idea of the processes in Creation, nor of Creation itself! However, he cannot be reproached about this, for he shares his ignorance with all his fellow-men, whether they are learned or otherwise!

For this reason I have spoken from the very beginning in my Message of one "power" streaming through all Creation, as it was only thus that I could explain many things for men's understanding.

Otherwise they would not have grasped my explanations at all! Now, however, I can go further in these matters and furnish a picture which soberly reflects the processes in all that happens. This description is novel, but it changes nothing of my previous descriptions. Everything remains exactly as I have stated, and it is real! What I am now saying only appears new because this time I put it in a new light!

In so doing I provide a solid foundation – a large bowl, so to speak, into which man can place everything already mentioned in the Message as the constantly moving, effervescent contents, combined into one whole, something which unquestionably belongs together and intermixes. Thereby man can obtain a comprehensive survey of all the great happenings hitherto unknown to him, including his own existence and inner development, which survey is quite inexhaustible to him and harmonises in every way!

The hearer and reader should now try to picture in his mind what I am about to unfold!

Life, real Life, is something completely autonomous, something completely independent. Otherwise it could not be designated as "Life". Such Life is in God alone! And since besides God nothing is truly "living" it follows that He alone holds the power which lies in Life. Thus He and He alone is the Primordial Power, or simply the "Power", so often referred to! And again, in this Power there is Light! Here again the expression "Primordial Light" is just as false as the expression "Primordial Power", for there is but One Light and One Power - God!

The existence of God, of Power, of Light, i.e., of Life, alone inevitably brings into being the Creations, for the Living Light, the Living Power, cannot but radiate! And these radiations contain all that is necessary for Creation!

The radiations, however, are not the Light Itself!

Hence all that exists outside of God has its origin only in the radiation of God. This radiation is a natural effect of the Light, however, an effect that has always existed from all eternity.

The strength of the radiation is naturally greatest in the proximity of the Light, so much so that there can be no other movement in it than the "perfectly straight line" movement, which is an intrinsic quality of the radiation. Thus it issues from God and proceeds for fabulous distances, the extent of which a human spirit is unable to imagine!

When, however, this inflexible forward propulsion, which is equivalent to an immense and constant pressure, comes to the point where it at last eases off a little, the nature of the movement changes from the hitherto straight line to a circular movement. This circular movement is produced by the attraction or the living Power simultaneously pulling back all that has been flung beyond the border of the full radiation to that point where only the straight line movement predominates. In this process the rotating movements take on an elliptical form, because they are not independent movements, but only produced by this flinging-out-of-the-mainstream and the subsequent pulling back through the attraction which rests in the Power, that is, in God Himself!

Moreover the process of dividing the radiation into positive and negative species, which takes place after the radiation leaves the Sphere of Divine White-Heat, also plays a part here!

In these rotating movements, in which the immense pressure of the original radiation has diminished, a slight cooling off also takes place in the course of nature. This in turn causes a certain deposit to be precipitated.

This deposit sinks deeper or recedes further away from the original strongest radiation, but is still held by the all-pervading attraction of the Power. Yet it simultaneously retains enough of the straight line impetus of the radiation to again produce new rotating movements, which always remain within very definite but quite different limits. Thus one deposit after another is precipitated and corresponding elliptically rotating planes of motion form, which bring accumulations of substance and finally ever more solid forms, receding further and further away from the Original Radiation and its enormous forward pressure!

The gradations thus produced form planes in which definite species link together and settle, conforming to the degree their temperature has cooled off. I have already described these planes or species in my Message as being the great fundamental planes of Spiritual Substantiality in the uppermost region of Creation, under which successively range the Spheres of Animistic Substantiality, of Ethereal Substance, and finally of Gross Matter, with their many sub-divisions. It is quite natural that the more perfect species should remain higher, thus closest to the Point of Origin, because they most nearly resemble It and are most strongly affected by the attraction of the Living Power!

As I have already said this radiation of the Light working in such an incomprehensible way has always existed from all eternity!

But God did not allow this radiation to penetrate further and act beyond the limits at which the forward drive of the stream still forms an absolutely straight line, so that the pure Divine Radiation still remained luminous and clear without any cooling off and consequent precipitations. This formed the Divine Sphere which, as with God Himself, is eternal! In this clear transparency there could never be any dimming, nor can there be any swerving aside or change. Only perfect harmony with the Source, with the Light Itself, was possible. And this Sphere is inseparably connected with God, because this radiation of the Living Power, being its natural effect, can never be avoided!

To this Divine Sphere, which because of its close proximity to the Living Power is subjected to a pressure incomprehensible to the human spirit, belongs the actual Castle of the Grail as the most extreme outpost and anchorage, as a terminating counter-pole, so to speak! This still stands within the Circle of Divinity and has therefore existed from all eternity and will remain unchanged for all eternity, even if in times to come Creation would have to fall to ruin!

Thus it was from all eternity! It is something the human spirit is unable to comprehend!

It was not till God, in His Volition, sent forth the great words: "Let there be Light!" that the rays shot out over the limit hitherto set them into the Universe, then in utter darkness, carrying movement and warmth! This was the beginning of Creation, which gave birth to the human spirit and could become his home!

God, Who is Light, does not need this Creation! Should He again limit His Radiation to its unavoidable minimum, so that only a Sphere of Divine Purity would remain into which no dimness can ever enter, as it was in the beginning, then the end of all that has been subsequently created would be at hand! Man would then also cease to exist, as he can be conscious only within Creation!

The immediate radiation of the Light can produce only what is perfect. In the changes from this first pressure, caused by the ever-increasing distances, however, this original perfection diminishes because, in the progressive cooling off, individual particles constantly separate themselves and remain behind. Purity in perfection necessitates the pressure of Divine Radiation at its greatest intensity, which is possible only in the proximity of God. The pressure creates motion which in turn produces warmth, heat and white heat.

Pressure, however, is but the resultant effect of the power, and not the power itself, just as the radiations come into existence only under the pressure of the power, but they are not the power itself! Therefore the radiations within Creation are but the consequence of a corresponding motion, which in turn must adjust itself to the particular pressure at the time! Thus where there are no radiations in Creation there is also no motion or, as man erroneously calls it, no "life"! For all motion radiates, while stagnation is nothingness, an absence of motion which men call death!

Thus the Great Judgment comes about only through the increased pressure of a Divine Ray, passed on through an Envoy from God incarnated in the World of Gross Matter, to Whom God has given a spark of His Living Power! Only that which swings aright in the Laws manifesting the Power of God can withstand the pressure of this Living Power-Spark, which naturally cannot be as strong as the enormous pressure of the Living Power in God the Father Himself. That which swings aright will be strengthened by this pressure, but not brought to white heat, for which the radiation of the power-spark is insufficient.

The radiation of the power-spark, however, is amply sufficient to unhinge all disturbing elements, thrust them out of their false movements, and crush and disintegrate them. Thus the Great Judgment of God follows quite automatically and in no wise depends on an arbitrary act of the Divine Envoy! It is simply the result of the Law of Radiation, which was bound to come into being in consequence of the radiation of God's Power. For all that moves aright in thought and deed radiates a violet colour in the World of Gross Matter. That which is of the Darkness, either evil or striving towards it, albeit in thought or desire, emits a dull yellow colour. These two colours are fundamental for the Judgment! According to the strength of a volition or deed the radiations are either weak or strong. With the coming of God's Envoy an absolutely unmodified Ray of Divine Light enters Creation and thereby also this earth. Divine Light strengthens and uplifts all that is good, i. e., all that is of a violet colour on earth, while all that is of a dull earthly yellow will be disintegrated and destroyed by It!

The radiation is stronger or weaker according to the nature and strength of a volition or deed. And this again influences the nature and strength of the judging effect of the Divine Light-Ray with unswerving justice!

It may quite well be said that Creation is encompassed and penetrated by a gigantic network of many-coloured radiations. These radiations are nothing but the expression of the diversified movements having their origin in the pressure of the Living Power in God. In other words: God holds Creation in His laving Power! All this is right, no matter in what form it is expressed! But if one wishes to put it to good account the real origin and process of further development must be known accurately.

Just as the highest degree of heat throws out a white glow, so is it the same in the Divine Sphere! With a decrease in temperature other colours gradually appear, and in the cooling off process everything becomes more and more dense!

To continue my explanations with the aid of these earthly conceptions, I wish to say that the human spirit can never come to white-heat, because it came into being in a sphere where the pressure was already becoming weaker and where it was consequently no longer able to produce this highest degree of heat. Thus in its origin the human spirit is of a species which cannot consciously withstand this highest degree of power! Or one can also say: "That which is spirit cannot evolve and become conscious until the temperature has fallen to a certain level!" Furthermore, the species in which the "spirit" originates is nothing more than a deposit precipitated from the Divine Sphere, which was bound to form itself owing to the slight decrease in temperature, and so on!

But there are still further graduated extensions! The first precipitation from the Divine Sphere forms the Primordial Spiritual Sphere in which the Primordial Beings originate. It is only the deposit the Primordial Beings precipitate which produces the species from which the human spirits can evolve. The deposit precipitated from the latter species in turn produces the Sphere of Animistic Substantiality, out of which the World of Ethereal Substance emerges, which again is finally followed by the World of Gross Matter. But each of the fundamental species named here, including the Divine, contains many intermediate spheres, which are bridges that have to act as connecting links from one sphere to another!

The first deposit from the Divine Sphere, as is easily understandable, holds the greatest values and could therefore produce self-consciousness immediately. It produced the so-called Primordial Beings, whereas the deposit precipitated after this first deposit is not quite so strong and must gradually develop towards consciousness. From this second deposit the human spirits originate.

Due to the greater value and significance of their species, and because they constitute the first deposit from the Divine Sphere, the Primordial Beings therefore stand at the highest heights in Creation, while the human spirits emerged only from a still further deposit. Naturally even at their full maturity the human spirits cannot reach the height of the much more valuable and significant Primordial Beings, but must remain on the level of their own species! In order to rise higher they lack something which it is impossible to supplement, unless this something was given to them directly by the Living Power of God which, however, cannot take place in the natural course of events. Instead it would have to issue from a Living Part of God placed in Creation because, being the personal and truly Living Power Himself, the radiation has not cooled, which ordinarily it is bound to do in transition. He alone, therefore, is in a position to add to a human spirit through His own immediate radiation something which makes it possible for the spirit to cross the border to the region in which the Primordial Beings live!

When the radiation first shot over the boundary-line of the Divine Sphere, i.e., at the beginning of Creation, a new section was added to the eternal Castle of the Grail situated at the most remote border of the Divine Sphere. This section protruded towards the further side, towards the most spiritual part of Creation, so that the Primordial Beings on their side can also visit this new section of the Castle in the Spiritual World, at least as far as the limit set by their species permits!

One step beyond this border, i.e., into the Divine Sphere, would mean immediate unconsciousness, for they would be consumed in white-heat, if ... they were able to take such a step! But this is impossible, because the much greater pressure of the Divine Sphere, to which they are not accustomed, would simply fling them back or, in other words, would prevent them from entering. In an absolutely natural manner it bars their entrance without the necessity of any further action!

The position is similar as between the developed human spirits and the Primordial Beings in the plane in which they live!

Thus the Castle of the Grail with its spiritual extension today constitutes the intermediary point between the Divine and Creation! Through the Castle all the radiation necessary for Creation must flow, and the Son of Man as King of the Grail and as the only Mediator is, owing to the nature of His Origin (which combines Divinity with Spirituality), able to cross the border into the Divine Sphere from Creation! For this reason the mystery of this union had to be brought about!

It is only far below this Castle of the Grail and the Sphere of the Primordial Beings that Paradise lies! It is the highest and most beautiful sphere for those human spirits who have fully matured in the Divine Will through obeying the Laws of His Radiations!

To avoid enlarging the picture of these happenings too far I will not enter into details here. I shall be publishing books on these matters so that earthly scientists can study the individual processes, such as the development within the various spheres, their relationship to one another, etc. Nothing must be passed over lest there be a gap, which would immediately call a halt to human knowledge!

Thus when the spirit of an earthman in all its maturity returns from its long wandering and arrives at the boundary ordained for its species, i. e., to the point where it encounters stronger pressure, it cannot increase its own luminosity beyond what its own full maturity has already brought about! The higher pressure of a much greater power would disintegrate and consume its particular species. In the greater degree of heat to which it was exposed its ego would be lost. It could then no longer exist as a human spirit, for in merging with the White Light it would be dissolved, while in the region of the Primordial Beings it would become unconscious through the higher pressure prevailing there!

The White-Light, i. e., the Radiation of God, in which only what is Divine can exist consciously, thus carries within itself all the fundamental components of Creation which, in the gradual process of cooling off, deposit themselves in a downward direction, manifesting in forms through motion, and as such uniting themselves with each other. But they no longer merge with each other, because the pressure needed for this is lacking. With every degree that the temperature decreases a definite precipitation forms and remains behind. First the Divine, later the Spiritual and then the Animistic, until finally only Ethereal Substance and Gross Matter sink still further!

Thus Creation is actually the deposit formed through the increasing cooling off of the White Light, of the Radiation of the Living Light! The spiritual, as also the animistic, can only form and become conscious at a very definite degree in the process of cooling off, which is equivalent to the decrease in pressure of God's Radiation.

If I here speak of the melting or dissolution of the human spirit when the pressure of the Light Radiation becomes too great, this does not refer to the Nirvana of the Buddhists as these would perhaps like to interpret my explanation. My present explanation merely concerns the happenings as they occur from the Light downwards, whereas Nirvana is meant to be the climax on the way upwards!

Here the way would be blocked, for in order to ascend from the earth into the Spiritual Kingdom, into Paradise (at the highest boundary of which this point of dissolution is to be found), every human spirit as "a conscious ego" must have already attained to the highest maturity, a maturity according to the Divine Will and not perhaps as man thinks it should be. Otherwise it cannot enter this Kingdom. But if as a self-conscious spirit it has matured so far, it will be strictly held back and repulsed at the boundary by the increased pressure of the Divine Sphere. It cannot proceed any further! Nor does it want to do so! It would never be able to enjoy bliss in the Divine Sphere because it cannot live there as a human spirit but would have dissolved, while in the Spiritual Kingdom, in Paradise, it finds eternal bliss, and in its gratitude thinks no more of wanting to be completely dissolved!

Besides, in the fullness of its maturity, the human spirit is needed for the uplifting and perfecting of the spheres lying below it. These spheres being still further deposits can withstand even less pressure than the human spirit. There it, the human spirit, is the greatest, because it can endure and even has need of a stronger pressure!

It is the task of the human spirit in these lower regions, through the power inherent in it, to open everything that stands below it as much as possible to the influence of the pure Radiations of the Light; and thereby, as a mediator through which the stronger pressure can operate, to dispense blessing to all else, because it can receive this higher pressure and distribute it as a purifying element that destroys all uncleanness!

Unfortunately man has made sad havoc of this! It is true that everything in Creation that was meant to develop did develop up to the present time following the pressure or urge. However, it developed in the wrong way, because here man not only failed, but even misdirected this development downwards instead of upwards! For this reason only hideous caricatures of everything came into being instead of natural beauty!

To be natural, however, means to ascend, to strive upwards, following the attraction of the Living Power! For where there is naturalness everything strives upwards only, just like every blade of grass, every flower and every tree. Thus what man's volition brought about unfortunately bears only an external resemblance to that which he was supposed to accomplish!

A rich inner life, for instance, may to the superficial observer outwardly resemble the emptiness which comes of a blasé attitude to knowledge. Reverential love of all that is beautiful, at starting, bears some resemblance to lustful desire, for both exhibit a certain enthusiasm, except that the one is genuine, and the other false and only a means to an end. Vanity becomes a substitute for real charm, and place hunting for honest service. And so it is with everything that man brings forth! Only rarely do his ways lead towards the Light! Almost everything is inclined towards darkness!

All this must be eliminated so that in place of this Sodom and Gomorrah the Kingdom of God may now come upon the earth! Everything must finally turn towards the Light, and for this man is the mediator!

Of the Light Itself, of God, I will not speak here! The subject is too sacred! Besides which man would never be able to grasp it! He must be eternally content to know that God is!



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