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Safeguarding the Wesak ~ May 11

Wesak Safeguarding

Wesak Safeguarding

We are asked to undertake "... five days of a most intensive effort in service, leading to
the renunciation of all which would hinder our usefulness as channels of spiritual force."

- Alice A. Bailey, Esoteric Psychology II

At this Wesak full moon, thousands upon thousands of jewels around the world are united in Illumined Mind. As more and more minds are so illumined, a great sphere of Light surrounds the world. And in response to this Light, Humanity awakens further to participate in the Divine Plan and Purpose.

Maitreya Buddha ~ May 10

Cosmic Galaxy

The Maitreya Buddha ~ Avatars

Maitreya wishes to hasten all.
Maitreya wishes that all should be successfully accomplished.
Maitreya wishes you joy.
Maitreya wishes to grant to humanity a gift through the fiery experience of Agni Yoga.
Maitreya wishes to transform life on Earth in the radiance of the Mother of the World.

- Agni Yoga, Hierarchy

The Coming Buddha, Maitreya, is a bodhisattva who is to appear on Earth, achieve complete enlightenment, and teach the pure dharma. According to scriptures, Maitreya will be a successor of the historic Śākyamuni Buddha.

Buddha, Christ + Humanity

Buddha, Christ + Humanity

The Buddha, The Christ and Humanity

The Buddha, Whose festival we are celebrating, and the Christ, Who
expresses to us the unchanging love of God, are still with us, and the
Hierarchy stands as a bulwark of strength between us and possible disaster;
this centre of spiritual life is "like the shadow of a great rock in a weary land".

- Alice A. Bailey, The Externalisation of the Hierarchy

Considering the 3 Great Approaches … we may look to the triad of Buddha, Christ and Humanity as consecutive emblems for each of these major spiritual milestones in Earth's becoming a sacred planet.

The Buddha represents the 1st Approach of Individuation, that verified and qualified the existence of the human soul. The 1st Approach heralded the arrival of Light upon planet Earth, adding Humanity to the already existing 3 kingdoms ~ Mineral, Plant and Animal.

Buddha's Last Sermon

Buddha's Last Sermon

Buddha's Last Sermon

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past,
worry about the future, or anticipate troubles
but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.

- Buddha

The Buddha's last words were spoken to a large group of disciples. He knew that it was time for him to die, and had been on a tour of the main places where he had taught. The tour came to an end when, after taking a meal, the Buddha became ill with food poisoning.

Love Ya Buddha ~ May 7

Blues for Buddha

Wesak Blues [or Blues for Buddha] Song

When you realize how perfect everything is,
you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky.

- Unknown

Lightness of Being brings peace and tranquility to the Life.

Interesting, the popularity of Laughing Buddha statues. For this frequently seen, grinning Buddha with overflowing belly is an uplifting representation of Joy ~ a quality of the Soul itself, that flows through the open Heart.

Blue Buddha of Healing ~ May 6

Blue Medicine Buddha

Blue Medicine Buddha

To keep the body in good health is a duty …
otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.

- Buddha

The Blue Medicine Buddha is described as a doctor who cures suffering using the medicine of his teachings.

The 4 Noble Truths ~ May 5

Eightfold Path

Buddha's 4 Noble Truths

The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace.
With each step, the wind blows. With each step, a flower blooms.

- Thich Nhat Hanh

According to Buddhist tradition, the Buddha shared the 4 Noble Truths in the very first teaching he gave after he attained enlightenment, and he clarified their meaning further in many subsequent teachings.

Life of Buddha ~ May 4

Buddha

The Story of Buddha

In separateness lies the world's greatest misery;
in compassion lies the world's true strength.

- Gautama Buddha

The historical Buddha was born, achieved enlightenment, and died during Taurus. A cornerstone of his teaching, the 4 Noble Truths, reveals how to gain liberation from the suffering caused by desire.

Taurus Keywords ~ Wesak ~ May 3

The 3 Ds ~ May 2

Buddha Moon

Detachment, Dispassion, Discrimination

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for
the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to
live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.

- Buddha

The Buddha’s Zen nature is based on maintaining a relatively neutral point of view, wherein higher mind is used to think creatively.

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