|Discipleship2, 255: Discipleship in the New Age II - Teachings on Initiation - Part II Two things must now happen: theDiscipleship2, 256:has to discover for himself and alone for which initiation he is being prepared; the Master neverDiscipleship2, 257:which are given to those being prepared for initiation. One of these I have already given to you.Discipleship2, 257:in his consciousness. I have stated that initiation is essentially a process of revelation. For theDiscipleship2, 257:the disciple who is being prepared to take an initiation the emphasis is necessarily laid uponDiscipleship2, 258:divine Plan. The revelation which is accorded at initiation is given to the soul, recorded by theDiscipleship2, 258: Discipleship in the New Age II - Teachings on Initiation - Part II I am at this time carrying theDiscipleship2, 258:at this time carrying the current teaching upon initiation a step forward and am seeking to showDiscipleship2, 258:because of an attained alignment with the soul. Initiation is in fact the essential and inevitableDiscipleship2, 259:is culminated for us at the time of the third initiation when the Light of the Monad obliteratesDiscipleship2, 259:enacted and recognized at the time of the fourth initiation, the Crucifixion. All lesserDiscipleship2, 259:the point of solar perfection at the Ascension initiation. I have given you this teaching in termsDiscipleship2, 259:Only those who are on the immediate verge of initiation will understand; the others will prefer toDiscipleship2, 259:in number though much is dependent upon the initiation to be taken and the ray of the preparedDiscipleship2, 261:to those who are experienced in the processes of initiation to a greater or less degree, accordingDiscipleship2, 261:idea lying behind the phrase "the Mountain of Initiation." The initiate "plants his feet upon theDiscipleship2, 261:of the Monad. I have no more to say today anent initiation. Ponder upon that which I have given andDiscipleship2, 262:and a material response to an intensive initiation process in which all disciples can share and forDiscipleship2, 262: Discipleship in the New Age II - Teachings on Initiation - Part II The Formulas Now that you have,Discipleship2, 266:through growth and simultaneously through initiation. I have here given you an occult hint.Discipleship2, 267: Discipleship in the New Age II - Teachings on Initiation - Part III Part III In past instructionsDiscipleship2, 267:we have seen that teaching upon the subject of initiation is given by me (as by all the Masters) inDiscipleship2, 267:if seen and followed - will evoke the intuition. Initiation is never taken unless the intuition isDiscipleship2, 267:the intuition, indicates readiness for the first initiation; an illumined mind and spiritualDiscipleship2, 267:the definite sign that a man can take the second initiation, whilst spiritual perception orDiscipleship2, 267:preparedness for the Transfiguration, the third initiation. 2. By the use of certain great FormulasDiscipleship2, 267:number; they contain the six prerequisites for initiation, and they are sometimes in the form ofDiscipleship2, 268:appear when the disciple realizes that initiation is not a process of soul-personality fusion butDiscipleship2, 268:of the disciple to the entire subject of initiation differs today from that of earlier times - evenDiscipleship2, 269:- to inaugurate changes in the requirements for initiation and definitely to lift the standard.Discipleship2, 269: Discipleship in the New Age II - Teachings on Initiation - Part III These expressions of theDiscipleship2, 269:you a hint, reminding you that the candidate for initiation grows by the recognition and theDiscipleship2, 270:the angle of modern man) comes after the fourth initiation, that of the Great Renunciation.Discipleship2, 270:I have several times told you) taken the first initiation. The Christ Child is present in truth,Discipleship2, 271:giving and  shall in the future give anent initiation, its methods, processes and applicationDiscipleship2, 271:to anyone who has not taken the third initiation. Forget not, the Christ and his great Brothers,Discipleship2, 272: Discipleship in the New Age II - Teachings on Initiation - Part III The Formulas We now come toDiscipleship2, 274: Discipleship in the New Age II - Teachings on Initiation - Part III Points of Revelation ThisDiscipleship2, 274:to the third aspect of preparation for initiation which I called in an earlier instruction theDiscipleship2, 276: Discipleship in the New Age II - Teachings on Initiation - Part IV Part IV As you together studyDiscipleship2, 276:IV Part IV As you together study this subject of initiation, I would ask you to keep an open mind.Discipleship2, 279: a new and more advanced attitude towards initiation is the offsetting of the idea that theDiscipleship2, 280: Discipleship in the New Age II - Teachings on Initiation - Part IV The first thing, therefore,Discipleship2, 280:therefore, that the disciple in preparation for initiation has to learn is the nature of ideas andDiscipleship2, 281:be able to follow when he is initiate; as each initiation is taken, the scope of the idea steadilyDiscipleship2, 281:the initiate - as he progresses upon the Path of Initiation - works first with the idea, then withDiscipleship2, 282:works in the world of meaning. After the third initiation he works consciously in the world ofDiscipleship2, 282:carry your thoughts away from the "trappings of initiation," from the coloring and the unimportant,Discipleship2, 283:which I am training forget the details about initiation as presented so oft by the mystery mongerDiscipleship2, 283: Discipleship in the New Age II - Teachings on Initiation - Part IV The Formulas The idea ofDiscipleship2, 284:life. It is this formula which - at the third initiation - produces the transfiguration which comesDiscipleship2, 285: Discipleship in the New Age II - Teachings on Initiation - Part IV Points of Revelation In theDiscipleship2, 285:requirements which the disciple in training for initiation must grasp. As they are closelyDiscipleship2, 289: Discipleship in the New Age II - Teachings on Initiation - Part IV The second point made, basedDiscipleship2, 290:is the goal of the initiate up to the third initiation. He learns consciously to direct force inDiscipleship2, 291:within the one Flame. In the final stages of initiation, the Monad becomes the revealer of theDiscipleship2, 292: Discipleship in the New Age II - Teachings on Initiation - Part IV Man has learnt to use theDiscipleship2, 292:physical senses. Then later, upon the Path of Initiation, the initiate develops his tinyDiscipleship2, 293:in a very real sense the world of causes and of initiation. As man the human being, man theDiscipleship2, 294: Discipleship in the New Age II - Teachings on Initiation - Part V Part V I would like in thisDiscipleship2, 294:that humanity is making and the approach to initiation which disciples in every country and of allDiscipleship2, 295:that a new light upon the  entire theme of initiation is imminent. I would like, if possible,Discipleship2, 296:which are now before disciples in training for initiation. Instead of the past objectives - contactDiscipleship2, 298: Discipleship in the New Age II - Teachings on Initiation - Part V 4. The sense of registeredDiscipleship2, 300:past, as he sought to prepare the disciple for initiation, was largely concerned with awakening himDiscipleship2, 301: Discipleship in the New Age II - Teachings on Initiation - Part V On Hints I have been workingDiscipleship2, 304: Discipleship in the New Age II - Teachings on Initiation - Part V The Formulas As I told you in myDiscipleship2, 306:of major importance to disciples in training for initiation, because it will steadily tend toDiscipleship2, 306: Discipleship in the New Age II - Teachings on Initiation - Part V Points of Revelation Little asDiscipleship2, 306:technique in the training of disciples for initiation. All life is intended to take the form of aDiscipleship2, 308:before they take the needed steps and follow initiation. This will save much time and "focus theDiscipleship2, 308:to give you anent the processes of preparing for initiation. It is essential that the modernDiscipleship2, 308:phrases "points of revelation" and "mountain of initiation." In the Old Commentary, these areDiscipleship2, 309:in all seven initiations, and that prior to each initiation - symbolically or factually speaking -Discipleship2, 309: Discipleship in the New Age II - Teachings on Initiation - Part V I have indicated to you in myDiscipleship2, 311: Discipleship in the New Age II - Teachings on Initiation - Part V What we are dealing with here,Discipleship2, 314: Discipleship in the New Age II - Teachings on Initiation - Part VI Part VI In my last instructionDiscipleship2, 314:of the new approach to discipleship and to initiation; it is essential that the old concepts -Discipleship2, 315:taken towards: The institution of more rapid initiation, and that in group form.  TheDiscipleship2, 316:The revelation of the true significance of initiation. This true significance lies still behind theDiscipleship2, 316:to be found in due time, and the truth anent initiation is one of them. When the Hierarchy withdrewDiscipleship2, 316:revelation of the first secret - the secret of initiation. Note well what I say here. Humanity hadDiscipleship2, 316:can grasp certain of these truths of initiation and use them for themselves with impunity, butDiscipleship2, 317:in this lies the sole hope of the world. Every initiation to which disciples are admitted permitsDiscipleship2, 317:increasing readiness of disciples everywhere for initiation - according to their status andDiscipleship2, 317:for the masses of men, the disciple (ready for initiation) regards his personal advancement uponDiscipleship2, 317: Discipleship in the New Age II - Teachings on Initiation - Part VI On Hints I have continuallyDiscipleship2, 319:effort today is to indicate the relation between initiation and revelation. The revelation -Discipleship2, 320: Discipleship in the New Age II - Teachings on Initiation - Part VI The Formulas It might sometimesDiscipleship2, 321:a tenuous yet definite connection with the third initiation, but it is not this angle with whichDiscipleship2, 321: Discipleship in the New Age II - Teachings on Initiation - Part VI Points of Revelation I wouldDiscipleship2, 323: Discipleship in the New Age II - Teachings on Initiation - Part VII Part VII It would present aDiscipleship2, 323:Are there certain secret contacts that the initiation makes possible? Is the acquiring of certainDiscipleship2, 323:and hitherto unknown knowledge the reward of initiation? There is much vague and loose thinking onDiscipleship2, 323:the years I have given you many definitions of initiation; all of them have been useful and true.Discipleship2, 324:technique. I said: That more rapid processes of initiation are now being instituted. ThatDiscipleship2, 324:of initiation are now being instituted. That initiation veiled a secret and that its revelation wasDiscipleship2, 324:and that its revelation was imminent. That every initiation permits a closer sharing within theDiscipleship2, 324:related to vitality and to vital tension. That initiation is concerned at this time with group lifeDiscipleship2, 324:group life and not with the individual. That initiation concerns the future and involves prevision.