|Magic, 545:and held in the bonds of extreme selfishness and self-centeredness. What the ignorant call a blackMagic, 572:high place to direct the life of the personal self. The power to pass through the various centersMagic, 574:his brother. But if his words were prompted by self-will and by the desire to impose his ideas uponMagic, 574:so firmly the reins of government in his own self-interest that he will sacrifice everything andMagic, 583: and to lose sight of the personal lower self in the task of world guidance, under soulMagic, 584:is the lot of every true disciple are born that self-knowledge and self-reliance which will fit himMagic, 584:true disciple are born that self-knowledge and self-reliance which will fit him in his turn to be aMagic, 585:days. Let him say to himself "I must to my own Self be true" and in the private moments of his lifeMagic, 585:thus will the reality be arrived at and the true Self known. 3. Pay no consideration to theMagic, 586:speak the word which their spiritual mentor, the Self, urges them to speak. It is in the aggregateMagic, 587:midst of life's turmoil. He wastes no time in self pity or self justification for he knows the lawMagic, 587:turmoil. He wastes no time in self pity or self justification for he knows the law has placed himMagic, 594:but the right moment is contingent upon certain self-induced conditions. When the process ofMagic, 595:they may then reach the point of such complete self-forgetfulness that the Master may find noMagic, 611:essence can be known as Life itself, or as the "Self-shining Light," or it can be known as theMagic, 617:and safely used by those who have realized the Self as One. He therefore pledges himself never toMagic, 623:to the world. I refer to that service which is self sought and formulated on a background ofMagic, 624:they see it and, to do so, fall back on innate self-assertion (which is the outstanding fault ofMagic, 625:that much care must be taken by a disciple in self-analysis. It is so easy to be glamored by theMagic, 626:very briefly touch upon them. The instinct of self-preservation has its root in an innate fear ofMagic, 626:this instinctual reaction of the human unit to self-perpetuation. The instinct of sex has its mainMagic, 627:nth degree. The fourth great instinct, that of self-assertion, is also based on fear; it connotesMagic, 627:economic and national troubles. We have fostered self-determination, self-assertion andMagic, 627:troubles. We have fostered self-determination, self-assertion and self-interest until we areMagic, 627:fostered self-determination, self-assertion and self-interest until we are presented with aMagic, 628:like to point out the following: The instinct of self-preservation finds its consummation inMagic, 628:of universal brotherhood. The instinct of self-assertion, in its turn, has given to our modernMagic, 628:It is leading, however, to the assertion of the Self, of the divine inner Ruler, and out of ourMagic, 628:of the assertive and dominant spiritual Self, and lead  finally to the manifestation of theMagic, 629:by the student: Instinct Correspondence Mode 1. Self-preservation Immortality SpiritualisticMagic, 629:3. Herd Group consciousness Brotherhood. 4. Self-Assertion Assertion of the Self Psychology. 5.Magic, 629:Brotherhood. 4. Self-Assertion Assertion of the Self Psychology. 5. Enquiry Intuition Education. Magic, 635:call to serve, but waste not time in constant self-analysis. Therefore the immediate goal for allMagic, 640:so work, and that each of you may lose sight of self in the realization of world need, is theMeditationwill, that the real work of the Ego or Higher Self in any particular incarnation can beMeditationbodies are aligned with the body of the Higher Self, the causal or egoic body, and held steadyMeditation, 2:comes coordination perfected with the Higher Self, the channel of communication reaching in lineMeditation, 2:continued notice of the personality or lower self. When that abstraction involves the emotions, isMeditation, 3:of each of those planes, then the Higher Self commences consciously and ever more continuously toMeditation, 3:conscious whole recognizes and obeys that Higher Self. After such a percentage is attained, it isMeditation, 3:via the causal body, the vehicle of the Higher Self, and the average causal body is on the thirdMeditation, 4:mean the adaptation of the Personality or Lower Self, to the Ego, or Higher Self, the dominating ofMeditation, 4:Personality or Lower Self, to the Ego, or Higher Self, the dominating of the Personality ray by theMeditation, 4:the blending of the primary color of the Higher Self with the secondary hue of the Lower Self untilMeditation, 4:Higher Self with the secondary hue of the Lower Self until beauty is achieved. At first, there isMeditation, 9:and so permit of contact with the Higher Self; hence its institution. I would, in order duly toMeditation, 9:he is polarized entirely in the lower self, that polarization being in either the emotional orMeditation, 10:depths of the life lived entirely for the lower self and found it unsatisfying. Then he begins toMeditation, 11:planes. It commences the work of attuning the self to the vibration of the third subplane on eachMeditation, 11:man achieves the fullest expression of his lower self, - physically perfect, emotionally vibrant,Meditation, 11:a higher vibration, the keying up to the Higher Self, and the attuning of the Personality, or theMeditation, 12:incarnations may go by in which the Higher Self only forces the man to think and seriously toMeditation, 13:June 4, 1920 The Ray of the Ego or Higher Self. The Ray of the Personality or Lower Self. KarmicMeditation, 13:Higher Self. The Ray of the Personality or Lower Self. Karmic condition of the threefold man. TheMeditation, 15: The Ray of the pupil's Ego, or Higher Self. The Ray of his Personality or Lower Self. TheMeditation, 15:Higher Self. The Ray of his Personality or Lower Self. The Karmic condition of his threefold lowerMeditation, 15:assigning Meditation 1. The Ray of the Higher Self The ray on which a man's causal body is found,Meditation, 20:Love or Wisdom Ray, whilst the ray of his lower self is that of the fifth or the Ray of ConcreteMeditation, 23:consciousness and its relationship to the lower self. Later I will deal with the same consciousnessMeditation, 23:I will deal with the relationship of the Higher Self to the threefold lower man, and the graduallyMeditation, 24:for the instinctive force inherent in the Higher Self does the work, and the driving force ofMeditation, 28:- during this final period - becomes the Higher Self and not the Personality. The polarizationMeditation, 30:entity, a human being? The approximation of the self and the not-self by means of mind, for man isMeditation, 30:being? The approximation of the self and the not-self by means of mind, for man is "that being inMeditation, 30:three lower worlds without the aid of the lower self. The life of the first Logos must be blendedMeditation, 33:in its relationship to the Personality or lower self, showing the interplay between the two andMeditation, 33:the matter from the standpoint of the Higher Self, from the egoic level, and consider theMeditation, 33:level, and consider the relationship of that Self to the Hierarchy, to surrounding egos, and to theMeditation, 33:consciousness to the Personality. The Higher Self on its own plane, is not trammeled by time andMeditation, 34:and make it more rapidly a fact.  The Higher Self or Ego on its own plane has directMeditation, 35:who have the consciousness of the Higher Self, and are therefore able to work on causal levels andMeditation, 36:definitely works at the subjugation of the lower self, at the enlargement of the communicatingMeditation, 37:attempts to definitely control the lower self, a thing distasteful to the Ego, whose tendency is toMeditation, 37:levels, but is found also on that of the Higher Self. Certain developments also, incidental to theMeditation, 38:those who are not. It is almost as if the Higher Self were directed downwards, or willinglyMeditation, 39:the causal body in its relationship to the lower self and to the Hierarchy. The state of the bodyMeditation, 48:that counts, and the ability to dissociate the self from the environment that matters, and not soMeditation, 60:which he needs. Only that which is the result of self-effort, of hard struggle and of bitterMeditation, 71:of Black Arts and specialists in ruthless self-expression at the expense of the uninitiated.Meditation, 72:regarding those lower vehicles as the Not-Self, and as themselves animated by informing entities.Meditation, 75:the Spirit or Monad. The Ray of the Ego, Higher Self, or Son, or the subray.  Race andMeditation, 79:the light or the consciousness of the Higher Self into the three lower vehicles, drawing itMeditation, 80:of four, for four is the number of the lower self, of the quaternary. The total number of petals inMeditation, 90:to think in group terms and not in terms of self, trusted to use the knowledge gained anent theMeditation, 90:transference of the consciousness of the lower self into the higher. This carries with it theMeditation, 94:that which is transmitted from the Ego or Higher Self, and later from the threefold Spirit, theMeditation, 102:dimensions and involves time, stern discipline, self-denial and judgment. The man who undertakesMeditation, 102:of fact. Fire forms the basis of all - the Self is fire, the intellect is a phase of fire, andMeditation, 103:great connector between the lower and the Higher Self. In meditation the student seeks to contactMeditation, 103:to contact the divine flame that is his Higher Self, and to put himself likewise en rapport withMeditation, 133:he not only attempts to call his Ego or Higher Self for the dispelling of the cloud, but callsMeditation, 134:break down all opposition and for the personal self acquire that which they desire.  The darkMeditation, 142:of the point of view, that leads that self-recognizing unit, step by step, from self-recognition toMeditation, 142:that self-recognizing unit, step by step, from self-recognition to the recognition of superiorMeditation, 142:himself to be likewise recognized as a superior self, and eventually to the occult recognition ofMeditation, 142:to the occult recognition of his own superior Self. He comes to recognize his Higher Self or Ego asMeditation, 142:superior Self. He comes to recognize his Higher Self or Ego as his true Self, and from that stageMeditation, 142:to recognize his Higher Self or Ego as his true Self, and from that stage passes on into that ofMeditation, 143:and likewise regards himself as the higher Self within the egoic group and not as a separated unit,Meditation, 144:he seeks to merge himself with his higher Self and with all that is entailed when we use that term.