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Seven Rays and Introduction to Esoteric Astrology with Eva Smith
Morya Federation Webinars for Students

The Seven Rays constitute a most important component of Esoteric Psychology. All life including all kingdoms are conditioned by the Seven Rays, whether it be an animal, a tree, a human, an organisation, a city or nation. Every unit of the human race is on some one of the seven rays. Therefore, some one colour predominates, and some one tone sounds forth. Every human being is swept into manifestation on the impulse of some ray, and is coloured by that ray quality, which determines his form and indicates the way that he should go. A ray confers physical conditions, the quality of the emotional nature, and the distribution of energy giving a predisposition to certain strengths and weaknesses. It gives the human being his colouring and quality. The personality shifts from ray to ray, from life to life, until all qualities are developed. While this process of soul control is being perfected, the ray types of the personality vehicles steadily emerge, the ray of the personality begins to control, and the soul ray begins finally to infuse the personality. The soul ray is an indicator of one’s life purpose, and greatly contributes to the type of service the individual is destined to offer. In these webinars students learn about the fundamentals of the rays, their influence, interplay and role in the spiritual progress of the human being; the cosmic origin of the seven rays, their descent to Earth and their expression in human psychology (the seven ray-types of human beings).
Esoteric Astrology gives a larger perspective of life; that we are not just inhabiting a little planet on its own in the solar system, but participating as an energy centre within a greater solar life. It describes the qualities and energies of these living beings thereby allowing comprehension, and also understanding of how they interact with each other. Astrology is essentially the science of energies. The zodiacal constellation receives and transmits energy from cosmic sources to a corresponding planet in our solar system, and the Sun, Moon and planets in turn receive and transmit these energies to Earth and its inhabitants. The energy body of a human being is at the receiving end of these energy transmissions, which then have an impact upon him. Astrology describes the psychology and patterns in one’s life.

Posted in reverse chronological order
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Esoteric Astrology 5, presented by Eva Smith, held on November 9, 2013. Discussion of the crosses and their directions. The direction through the zodiac is either in a clockwise or anti-clockwise direction. This is dependent on one’s point of evolution. Clockwise, moving from Aries to Taurus via Pisces is the direction for the masses. The anti-clockwise direction, from Aries to Pisces via Taurus is for the disciple. This webinar discusses when the re-orientation from clockwise to anti-clockwise occurs and what is learned in each case.
Video. 471 MB .wmv file.
Audio. 88 MB .mp3 file


Esoteric Astrology 4, presented by Eva Smith, held on September 22, 2013. Finishing the last two signs (Aquarius and Pisces), and following the journey of the Prodigal Son (which is each and every one of us) through his evolutionary process via the signs of the zodiac.
Video. 71 MB .mov file.
Audio. 82 MB .mp3 file


Esoteric Astrology 3, presented by Eva Smith, held on August 30, 2013. Continuation the signs, moving from Libra to (and including) Capricorn.
Video. 468 MB .wmv file.
Audio. 101 MB .mp3 file


Esoteric Astrology 2, presented by Eva Smith, held on August 17, 2013. Discussion of the first six signs (Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, and Virgo), the characteristics and rulers, strengths and weaknesses of the signs, how the rulers help the sign distribute its energies and the effect it may have upon the behavior of the individual.
Video. 186 MB .mov file.
Audio. 100 MB .mp3 file


Esoteric Astrology 1, presented by Eva Smith, held on July 13, 2013. This introduction to Esoteric Astrology deals with the differences between esoteric and traditional astrology, explains what the three luminaries are all about (Ascendant, the Sun, and the Moon), and begins the discussion of the signs of the zodiac and both exoteric and esoteric rulers.
Video. 267 MB .mov file.
Audio. 97 MB .mp3 file


Seven Rays Part 4, presented by Eva Smith, held on June 15, 2013. A continuation of the discussion about what ray is on what vehicle, including information on the possible rays of the astral vehicle and their qualities impacting the emotional vehicle. Discussion about the physical/etheric vehicle, the possible rays and their characteristics (morphology, shape and structure of the physical body, behavior, energy/vitality, movement). Discussion about the Soul, what it is, how it is seen in the life of a person, what qualities it conveys, and possible rays for the Soul.
Video. 427 MB .mov file
Audio. 95 MB .mp3 file
Slides on the emotinoal and physical bodies. 2 MB .pdf file
Slides on the Soul and its Rays. 6 MB .pdf file


Seven Rays Part 3, presented by Eva Smith, held on May 26, 2013. A discussion about ray vehicles, the spiritual development of a personality, the various rays that can apply to a personality, and the characteristics of the rays including their strengths and weaknesses. Also a discussion about the possible rays of the mental vehicle and how they demonstrate upon the physical plane life.
Video. 516 MB .mov file
Audio. 99 MB .mp3 file
Slides. 2 MB .pdf file


Seven Rays Part 2, presented by Eva Smith, held on April 20, 2013. Discussion of the four Rays of Attribute (Ray 4, Harmony through Conflict; Ray 5, Concrete Knowledge and Science; Ray 6, Idealism and Devotion; Ray 7, Ceremonial Magic and Organization).
Video. 514 MB .mov file
Audio. 90 MB .mp3 file


Seven Rays Part 1, presented by Eva Smith, held on March 16, 2013. An introduction to the Seven Rays, including a look at the source of the Seven Rays with the Great Bear as the prototypes, a discussion of the three aspects of Deity (the Father, the Son, and the Mother), and how the three Rays of Aspect (Ray 1, Will or Power; Ray 2, Love-Wisdom; and Ray 3, Intelligent Activity) are a reflection of the aspects of Deity.
Video. 96 MB .wmv file
Audio. 95 MB .mp3 file