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Leaves Of Morya's Garden

Book Two

Illumination

1925




    Welcome to seekers!

    Welcome to bearers of the Common Weal!

    Welcome of the East.



    They will ask: "Who gave you the Teaching?"
    Answer: "The Mahatma of the East."
    They will ask: "Where does He live?"
    Answer: "The abode of the Teacher not only cannot be made known but cannot even be uttered. Your question shows how far you are from the understanding of the Teaching. Even humanly you must realize how wrong your question is."
    They will ask: "When can I be useful?"
    Answer: "From this hour unto eternity."
    "When should I prepare myself for labor?"
    "Lose not an hour!"
    "And when will the call come?"
    "Even sleep vigilantly."
    "How shall I work until this hour?"
    "Enhancing the quality of labor."



    One must manifest discipline of spirit; without it one cannot become free. To the slave discipline of spirit will be a prison; to the liberated one it will be a wondrous healing garden. So long as the discipline of spirit is as fetters the doors are closed, for in fetters one cannot ascend the steps.
    One may understand the discipline of spirit as wings.
    Whosoever will comprehend the discipline of spirit as illumination of the future worlds is already prepared.
    He who has envisioned evolution will approach it carefully, joyously brushing away the dust on the path. Most important, there will be no fear in him. And rejecting the unnecessary he will acquire simplicity. It is easy to understand that the realization of evolution is always beautiful.
    Again they will ask: "Why at the beginning of the path is so much that is pleasant accorded and so much forgiven?" It is because in the beginning all fires are full blown and the called one walks as a torch. It is up to him to choose the quality of his fire. He who comprehends the discipline of spirit will understand the direction of the fire and will approach the cooperation for the General Good. The end of the path can be illumined by a thousand fires of the General Good. These thousand fires will light the rainbow of the aura. Therefore, the discipline of spirit is wings!

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