Rosicrucian ArticlesT He Course In Christian Mysticism
Christ taught the multitude in parables, but explained the my...
Three Theories Of Life
Only three noteworthy theories have been offered as solutions...
We Do Not Cast Horoscopes
Despite all we can say, many people write enclosing money for...
This is the latest acquisition of the human spirit, and in mo...
The Mystery Of Light Color And Consciousness
"God is Light," says the Bible, and we are unable to conceive...
The First Heaven
In the first heaven, which is located in the higher regions o...
The Chemical Region
If one who is capable of consciously using his spiritual body...
The Region Of Concrete Thought
The Region of concrete Thought is neither shadowy nor illusor...
The Desire Body
In addition to the visible body and the vital body we also ha...
After a longer or shorter time there comes in each life a poi...
We Are Eternal
On whistling stormcloud; on Zephyrus wing,
During life the collapse of the vital body at night terminate...
The Cost Of The Course
There are no fixed fees; no esoteric instruction is ever put ...
The Rosicrucian Fellowship
For the purpose of promulgating the Rosicrucian teachings in ...
The Third Heaven
In the third heaven most people have very little consciousnes...
The Second Heaven
When both the good and evil of a life has been extracted, the...
The Vital Body
That body of ours which is composed of ether is called the "v...
The Constitution Of Man
Our chapter head, "the constitution of man," may surprise a r...
Education Of Children
Respecting the birth of the various vehicles and the influenc...
The Problem Of Life
Among all the vicissitudes of life, which vary in each indivi...
Birth And Child Life
It must not be imagined, however, that when the little body of a child has
been born, the process of birth is completed. The dense physical body has
had the longest evolution, and as a shoemaker who has worked at his trade
for a number of years is more expert than an apprentice and can make
better shoes and quicker, so also the spirit which has built many
physical bodies produces them quickly, but the vital body is a later
acquisition of the human being. Therefore we are not so expert in building
that vehicle. Consequently it takes longer to construct that from the
materials not used up in making the lining of the archetype, and the vital
body is not born until the seventh year. Then the period of rapid growth
commences. The desire body is a still later addition of composite man, and
is not brought to birth until the fourteenth year when the desire nature
expresses itself most strongly during so-called "hot" youth, and the mind,
which makes man man, does not come to birth until the twenty-first year.
In law that age is recognized as the earliest time he is fitted to
exercise a franchise.
This knowledge is of the utmost importance to parents, as a proper
understanding of the development which should take place in each of the
septenary epochs enables the educator to work intelligently with nature
and thus fulfill more thoroughly the trust of a parent than those who are
ignorant of the Rosicrucian Mystery Teaching. We shall therefore devote
the remaining pages to an elucidation of this matter and of the importance
of the knowledge of astrology upon the part of the parent.
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