Transmitted through Leo, Sagittarius and Aquarius
Transfigured through the Sun, Uranus, Jupiter and the Earth
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Ray Five. The Energy of Concrete Science or Knowledge.
To understand this expression of the divine will, the student should bear in mind the occult aphorism that "matter is spirit at its lowest point of manifestation and spirit is matter at its highest." Basically this is the will which produces concretion and yet at the same time constitutes the point at which spirit and matter are balanced and co-equal. That is the reason why human perfection is carried forward consciously upon the mental plane, the fifth plane; this is brought about by the fifth ray and upon this plane liberation takes place at the time of the fifth initiation. This is the will which is inherent in substance and which actuates all atoms of which all forms are made. It is closely related to the first solar system even whilst liberating members of the human family who will constitute the nucleus around which the third solar system is constructed. The energy of this ray is intelligence; it is the seed of consciousness but not of consciousness as we understand it; it is the inherent life of matter and the will to work intelligently; it is that living something for which we have no name which was the product of the first solar system. It is one of the major assets of God, the Father and also of the human Monad. This is the Will to Action. Today, as regards humanity, its highest expression is liberationthrough death or initiation.
- Esoteric Astrology, p. 599
Ray Five - Vices and Virtues
The energy of ignorance.
A knowledge of reality.
- Esoteric Psychology II, p. 42
Glamours of Ray V
The glamour of materiality, or over-emphasis of form.
- Glamour: A World Problem, p. 122
Ray Method of Activity
Ray Methods of Teaching Truth
Higher expression The science of the soul. Esoteric psychology.
Sense The Intellect. The Knowledge of God.
Discipleship & the Ray Mentation, knowledge, science, the scientist
Planet Venus. The Lords of mind came from Venus.
Exoteric color Yellow
Esoteric color Indigo
Human principle Higher mind
Divine principle Higher knowledge. "God saw that it was good."
Instrument of sensation Astral Body
Bodily location Brain
Plane governed Lower mental plane
Center Ajna center
Kingdoms Human, Souls
Esoterically, this principle of sentiency is seated in the solar plexus.
- Esoteric Psychology I, p. 411–430
The collected writings of Alice A. Bailey, as noted above
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