Shine Forth Table of Contents

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Shine Forth

Shine Forth

– Table of Contents 

By: William Meader

Preface …………………………………………………………. 1

Acknowledgements …………………………………………………………….. 3

Introduction ………………………………………………………………………… 5

Part I

   The Foundation

Initial Ponderings …………………………………………. 13

The Primary Principle ………………………………………………………….. 13

Resolution of Paradox …………………………………………………………. 15

The Universal Fiat ………………………………………………………………. 17

The Original Condition ……………………………………………………….. 19

Emergent Duality ………………………………………………………………… 21

Attributes of the Cosmic Father ………………………………………….. 23

Attributes of the Cosmic Mother ………………………………………… 25

The Masculine Pronoun ……………………………………………………… 29

Monadic Sojourn ………………………………………………………………… 32

Entrance into the Mineral Kingdom ……………………………………. 35

Entrance into the Plant Kingdom ………………………………………… 41

Entrance into the Animal Kingdom ……………………………………… 48

Entrance into the Human Kingdom ……………………………………… 51

The Nature of the Soul ………………………………………………………… 57

Soul as Universal Matrix …………………………………………………….. 59

Soul as the Principle of Love ………………………………………………. 64

Soul as Sentiency and Consciousness ……………………………….. 66

Soul as the Organizing Principle ………………………………………….. 69

Soul as Individualized Identity ……………………………………………. 71

Soul as the Quality of Divinity (Seven Rays) ………………………. 73

The Formation of the Causal Body ……………………………………… 83

   Part II

       The Art and Science of Magic

The Point of Light Emerges ……………………………. 91

The Direction of Soul Communication ………………………………… 93

The Downward Gazing Soul ………………………………………………… 95

The Alignment of the Personality ……………………………………….. 98

The Role of Meditation ……………………………………………………….. 99

The Cave …………………………………………………………………………… 103

The Standing Place of the Magician ………………………………….. 103

The Anchor Point of Soul-Inspired Thought …………………….. 105

The Origin Point of Creative Projection …………………………….. 107

Meditation for Finding the Cave ……………………………………….. 108

The Emerging Point of Light ……………………………………………… 111

The Nature and Composition of Thought …………………………. 112

The Synergy of Thought …………………………………………………… 118

The Diminishment Factor ………………………………………………….. 120

Sound as the Creator of Effects …………………………………………. 122

Dangers of Thoughtform Construction …………………………….. 123

The Danger of Obsession …………………………………………………. 124

The Danger of the Vacuum ……………………………………………….. 125

The Danger of Unbridled Thought ……………………………………. 127

The Danger of Astral Neglect ……………………………………………. 128

The Contemplative Antidote …………………………………………….. 130

The Etheric Triangle of Magic …………………………………………… 131

The Reversal of Etheric Polarity ……………………………………….. 133

Spiritual Initiation ……………………………………………………………… 137

The Common Features of Initiation …………………………………… 141

The Principle of Hierarchy …………………………………………………. 145

The Probationary Path ………………………………………………………. 148

First Initiation ……………………………………………………………………. 151

Second Initiation ……………………………………………………………….. 157

Third Initiation ………………………………………………………………….. 160

Fourth Initiation ………………………………………………………………… 165

Fifth Initiation ……………………………………………………………………. 168

The Third Eye ……………………………………………………………………. 173

Right Relations with the Devas …………………………………………. 182

Condensation Next Ensues ……………………………………………… 185

The Attributes of Emotion ………………………………………………… 185

The Problem of Desire ……………………………………………………….. 187

Sons of Necessity …………………………………………………………….. 189

The Root of Ahamkara ………………………………………………………. 191

Desire and Karma ………………………………………………………………. 193

Overcoming Desire ……………………………………………………………. 195

The Problem of Inversion ………………………………………………….. 198

The Inversion of Love ………………………………………………………. 203

The Inversion of Intuition …………………………………………………. 204

The Inversion of Group Consciousness ……………………………. 207

Unanimity and its Inversion ………………………………………………. 210

Hierarchy and its Inversion ……………………………………………….. 210

The Emerging Mist ……………………………………………………………. 214

Meeting the Left-Hand Path ……………………………………………… 216

The Imposter of the Soul …………………………………………………… 219

Discerning the Imposter ……………………………………………. ………223

The Surreptitious Imposter ……………………………………………….. 229

The Two Types of Imposters ……………………………………………. 231

The Imposter as Friend ……………………………………………………… 234

Self Evaluation ………………………………………………………………….. 236

The Measure of Emotion …………………………………………………… 243

Too Much Emotion …………………………………………………………… 243

Too Little Emotion …………………………………………………………….. 244

Judiciously Applied Emotion …………………………………………….. 245

Astral Duality and the Middle Way ………………………………….. 246

The Garment That Uplifts ………………………………………………… 249

The Building of the Etheric Sheath ……………………………………. 251

The Etheric Field ………………………………………………………. ………252

Magic as Sexual Intercourse ……………………………………………… 254

A Question of Timing ……………………………………………………….. 256

Words of Power ………………………………………………………………… 259

The Midway Point …………………………………………………………….. 263

The Ancient Fires ……………………………………………………………… 269

In Search of the Enemy ……………………………………………………… 273

Kundalini Magic ……………………………………………………………….. 280

 Part III

  The Larger Agenda

Greater Life Shines Forth …………………………….. 285

The Effect of Divine Thought ……………………………………………. 287

The Nature of Change and Evolution ………………………………… 291

The Evolution of Societal Systems ……………………………………. 292

The Magical Nature of Logoic Thought ……………………………. 298

Human Elementals …………………………………………………………….. 299

Grades of Elemental Receptivity ………………………………………… 302

The Dual Edge of Social Systems ……………………………………… 306

Final Remarks ……………………………………………………………………. 309

Bibliography ……………………………………………………………………. 313

Index ………………………………………………………………………………… 317

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