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Discipleship in the New Age, Volume I, the Six Stages of Discipleship

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Discipleship in the New Age, Volume I, the Six Stages of Discipleship, Program 6:  Michael continues his discussion on the Six Stages of Discipleship from Discipleship in the New Age, Volume I, pages 698 to 703, continuation of Part III of the Six Stages of Discipleship.   Emphasis on the energies and forces carried by the etheric body, as well as the true definition of an Ashram.  An Ashram is not a group of people working under some Master.  Rather it is a magnetic point of tension, a fusion of energies directed towards a common center and involving two magnetic factors (a united urge towards group forrmation on the mental plane, and the magnetic pull of the positive center at the very heart of the group – the Master).  This program was recorded on 5 Mar 2021.  Approximately 2.15 hrs.

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Discipleship in the New Age, Volume I, the Six Stages of Discipleship, Program 5:  Michael continues his discussion on the Six Stages of Discipleship from Discipleship in the New Age, Volume I, pages 693 to 698, Part III of the Six Stages of Discipleship with emphasis on the accepted disciples and their relation to the Master and the Ashram.  There is a great difference between the Master’s group and His Ashram (many people can be found in the group, but the personnel in His Ashram are picked out of that group and nothing of the personality is allowed to enter the Ashram).  In order to work their way from the group into the Ashram, disciples need to carefully discriminate between their high grade personality inclinations, their responses to truth and ideals and their true soul reactions, spiritual wisdom and intuitive perception.  This program was recorded on 3 Mar 2021.  Approximately 2 hrs.

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Discipleship in the New Age, Volume I, the Six Stages of Discipleship, Program 4:  Michael continues his discussion on the Six Stages of Discipleship from Discipleship in the New Age, Volume I, pages 686 to 693, Part II of the Six Stages of Discipleship.  Two questions arise, the problem of occult obedience and the nature of vision.  The obedience required in not to the Master, but to the Plan, based on your growing recognition of the Plan for humanity, as it emerges in your consciousness through meditation and service.  It is obedience demanded of the personality to the soul as soul knowledge and soul light control the disciple.  Obedience can only be rendered when there is developed understanding and inclusive vision.  Vision is a gradually unfolding process that is symbolic of revelation.  The Master recognizes those who recognize the Plan and are trying to help bring it about; he stimulates them as a group and this enables them to become more effective.  Disciples, therefore, must recognize the vision, recognize the Plan, recognize the Master and group he is working with, recognize the Master’s ideas and goals, and recognize each other as souls and servers.  When these recognitions are understood, then the group of disciples can be used as a channel for spiritual energy, light, and love can be poured into the world.  This program was recorded on 27 Feb 2021.  Approximately 2.5 hrs.

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Discipleship in the New Age, Volume I, the Six Stages of Discipleship, Program 3:  Michael continues his discussion on the Six Stages of Discipleship from Discipleship in the New Age, Volume I, pages 680 to 686, Part I of the Six Stages of Discipleship, covering certain rules that form a foundation of truths which Masters use to weld their groups into service; how the life of a disciple is to gradually move towards the center of the ashram.  A Master’s group is not a place where disciples are taught to make personality adjustments and soul contact, rather the rules of instituting soul control must be practiced for a long period of time before the stage of accepted discipleship is reached.  The Master’s group is a focus of power, built up by the Master’s own thought life, by his ability to integrate his center of power into the activity of the Hierarchy, and by his wise choice of disciples within his group.   This program was recorded on 24 Feb 2021.  Approximately 1.6 hrs.

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Discipleship in the New Age, Volume I, the Six Stages of Discipleship, Program 2:  Michael continues his discussion on the Six Stages of Discipleship from Discipleship in the New Age, Volume I, pages 676 to 679, with an emphasis on the important and great stanzas from the Old Commentary (the sublimation of the five human stages, discipleship and pain, discipleship and its end).   This program was recorded on 23 Feb 2021.  Approximately 2 hrs.

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Discipleship in the New Age, Volume I, the Six Stages of Discipleship, Program 1:  Michael began his discussion on the Six Stages of Discipleship from Discipleship in the New Age, Volume I, pages 673 to 676, with an emphasis on the Six Stages (Little Chelaship, Chela in the Light, Accepted Discipleship, Chela on the Thread, Chela within the Aura, Chela within the Master’s Heart), and the beginning of the Stanzas from the Old Commentary.   This program was recorded on 22 Feb 2021.  Approximately 1.5 hrs.

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