False names and attacks from the other side of the doors...
Feb 13, 2006 10:02 AM
by M. Sufilight
My views are:
The following might be helpful...to the Seeker of the Beloved.
Please, Don't worry so much. Please. Good always wins the game.
Wisdom is superior to stupidity. I truely know these things to facts.
DANGER FROM THE DARK SIDE of THE GRAY SIDE
I only want at this point to lay emphasis upon the fact that no danger need be
feared by the average Seeker from this source called the Dark Side. It is only as
"apprenticeship" is approached and a man stands out ahead of his fellows as an
instrument of the Guardians of Knowledge and Understanding, that he attracts the
attention of those who seek to withstand.
When through application to meditation, and power and activity in service, a man has
developed his vehicles to a point of real achievement, then his vibrations set in motion
matter of a specific kind, and he learns to work with that matter, to manipulate the fluids,
and to control the "builders".
In so doing he encroaches on the domain of those who work with the forces of involution
or destruction, and thus he may bring attack upon himself. This attack may be directed against
any part of his commanding self and may be of different kinds. Let me briefly point out some
of the methods employed against an ernest Seeker.
Definite attack on the physical body. All kinds of means are employed to hinder the
usefulness of the honest Seeker through disease or the crippling of his physical body. Not
all accidents are the result of karma, for the ernest Seeker has usually surmounted a good
deal of that type of karma and is thus comparatively free from that source of hindrance
in active work.
Glamor or Illusions is another method used, or the casting over the Seeker of a cloud of
emotional or mental matter which suffices to hide the real, and to temporarily obscure that
which is true. Or obscure the reality about the Beloved. The study of the cases wherein glamor
has been employed is exceedingly revealing and demonstrates how hard it is for even an
advanced Seeker always to discriminate between the real and the false, the true and the untrue.
Glamor may be either on the emotional or mental levels but is usually on the former.
One form employed is to cast over the ernest Seeker the shadows of the thought of weakness
or discouragement or criticism to which he may at intervals give way. Thus cast, they
loom in undue proportion and the unwary Seeker, not realizing that he is but
seeing the gigantic outlines of his own momentary and passing thoughts, gives way to
discouragement, aye even to despair, and becomes of little use to the Great Ones.
Another form is to throw into his mental aura suggestions and ideas purporting to
come from his own true Teacher but which are but subtle suggestions that hinder and
help not. It takes a wise Seeker always to discriminate between the voice of his
real Teacher and the false whispers of the masquerading one, and even advanced Seekers
or so-called Teacher have been temporarily misled.
Many and subtle are the means used to deceive and thereby curtail the effective output
of the worker in the field of the world. Wisely therefore have all Seekers been enjoined
to study and work at the development of that discrimination which safeguards
from deception. If this quality is laboriously built in and cultivated in all events, big and
little, in the daily life, the risks of being led astray will be nullified.
A third method frequently employed is to envelop the Seeker in a thick cloud of
darkness, to surround him with an impenetrable night and fog through which he stumbles
and often falls. It may take the form of a black cloud of emotional matter, of some dark
emotion that seems to imperil all stable vibration and plunges the bewildered Seeker into
a blackness of despair; be feels that all is departing from him; he is a prey to varied and
dismal emotions; he deems himself forsaken of all; he considers that all past effort has
been futile and that naught remains but to die. At such times he needs much the gift
of wise discrimination, and to earnestly weigh up and calmly reason out the matter. He should
at these times remind himself that the darkness hides naught from the Reality of the God within,
and that the stable center of consciousness remains there, untouched by aught that may betide.
He should persevere until the end, - the end of what? The end of the enveloping cloud,
the point where it merges itself into sunlight; he should pass through its length and out
into the daylight, realizing that nothing can at any time reach to and hurt the inner
consciousness. Allah is within, no matter what transpires without. We are so apt to look
out at environing circumstances, whether physical, emotional or mental, and to forget that
the inmost center of the heart hides our points of contact with the Universal Reality.
Finally (for I cannot touch on all the methods used), the means employed may be to cast
a mental darkness over the Seeker. The darkness may be intellectual, and is consequently
still more difficult to penetrate, for in this case the power of the Ego must be called in,
whereas in the former frequently the calm reasoning of the lower mind may suffice to
dispel the trouble. Here, in this specific case, the Seeker will be wise if he not only
attempts to call his Inner Organ or Self for the dispelling of the cloud, but calls likewise
upon his Teacher, or even upon the Teacher of the Age for the assistance that they can give.
These are but a few of the dangers encircling the Seeker, and I hint at them solely for
the purpose of warning and guidance, and not to cause alarm.
M. Sufilight cleaning the mirror or not...
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