Meet the Parents: Adam and Eve Kadmon – Part 2/2 – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

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Meet the Parents: Adam and Eve Kadmon – Part 2/2

(Concluded from Part 1, yesterday.)

Steve is on holiday until Aug. 25, 2017.

Ashtar of the Ashtar Command tells us that he lives beyond the twelve dimensions, (1) but, when he takes a form to descend as far as the Fifth Dimension, he assumes the Adam Kadmon form.

“If you were to think of me as a man — in many ways, as you know, I am Adam Kadmon, Ad-man, hu-man — we share this.” (2)

His fleet works with all manner of humans around the universe, he tells us.

“We’re aware that there are humans all over the universe, that the Adam Kadmon template, the human template, is common and not restricted to those who reached the human level of evolution by mammalian lines only.

“We recognize our human brothers and sisters who reached that level of evolution by reptilian, insect, and even plant lines. We realize that the divine experiment proceeds along many lines at once and that no one line is better than any other but that each contributes to our overall learning and evolution.” (3)

Therefore, the human body is to be found everywhere in the universe, with perhaps a different head attached perhaps – perhaps a reptile, or a cat, or an insect.



Depiction of SaLuSa of Sirius

One 2012 Scenario conference-goer described morphing into a feline form when she experienced her Lyran ancestry. Still a human but of feline background. What is basic to all these forms is the Adam Kadmon body. This is an available design feature for life forms.

It’d be chauvinistic and inaccurate of us to think that the only good and decent beings in the universe are those humans who look like us. Many, while human, have descended from other lines. They wear the Adam Kadmon body but they have some features that don’t look like us. But they, if they are higher dimensional, will be every bit as good and decent as us, and in many cases more so.
Nonetheless, the Company of heaven considers it prudent to present us at first only with those civilizations like Agartha, Venus, the Pleaides, and Sirius who most resemble us.

Therefore no one needs to fear meeting a Tyrannosaurus Rex or an Octopus.

We’re meeting the folks that first colonized Earth a very long time ago. Evidently, we’re not descended from apes. We’re descended from civilizations on far distant planets, like Andromeda, the Pleiades, Sirius, and Arcturus.

“We are your Space Family and we are a part of you,” Mira of the Pleiades tells us. “The days of separation are on their way to an end.” (4)

This is their reunion with us.  However, for many of them, it’s too dense to hang out in the Third or Fourth Dimensions.  I think we’ll really rub shoulders with the great majority of them when we get to the Fifth.


(1) Ashtar: “What we have done is we have brought our vibrations to the fifth dimension in order to be at a place where we can meet you. If you are to think of the human realm and what is available currently to you, if you were looking for me, I would be out of the realm of human experience.  So, let us make that clear as well. But if you were to…

Steve Beckow: That means above the twelfth dimension, is that correct?

A: That is correct. (“Transcript of Ashtar on An Hour with an Angel, April 23, 2012,” at

(2) Loc. cit.

(3) Loc. cit.

(4)  “A Message from Mira of the Pleiadian High Council,” channelled by Valerie Donner, June 11, 2013, at



Meet the Parents: Adam and Eve Kadmon – Part 1/2 – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

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Meet the Parents: Adam and Eve Kadmon – Part 1/2

Steve is on holiday until August 25,2017

The Adam Kadmon template (right)

We’ll actually be meeting people who look much like us. Why is that?

Well, for two reasons. First because the template that our bodies are based on – called the Adam and Eve Kadmon template – is common throughout the universe.

And second because the Company of Heaven is only allowing human … or humanoid as the CoH calls them … civilizations to approach us.

In this article, I’d like to focus on the first aspect of things – that the Kadmon is common throughout the universe.

The Kadmon is bilaterally symmetrical, upright, bipedal, two arms, two legs, two eyes located in the front of the head, stereoscopic vision, other physical senses, a large, bicameral brain, etc.

Here’s Archangel Michael through Ronna Herman describing what the Adam/Eve Kadmon Body is:

“The Adam/Eve Kadmon Body is your original individualized Seed Atom God-Self in a fully conscious Light Body form, created by the Elohim (Lords of Light/Builders of) as the archetype of humanity. The Adam Kadmon embodies the original complete Divine and spiritual nature of man/woman. It is not the same as your personal OverSoul Body of Light which is itself evolving towards Divine Consciousness.

“Your Higher Selves, your Spiritual/Oversoul Body, and your Sacred Triads are refracted Facets of your God Self, your original Light Body.

“The Kadmon Light Body has the ability to take on any form necessary to create and experience all forms of Creation in your Father/Mother God’s plan for this Universe. The Adam/Eve Kadmon is a spiritual-physical creation, which incarnates in the planetary worlds during all cycles of Divine Creation.” (1)

Sue Lie’s Arcturians tell us that theirs is one of the very Elohim civilizations which participated in the initial design of the Kadmon template, that Archangel Michael just referred to. They say:So the Kadmon body spans more than just humanity. It incarnates on planets during all cycles of creation.

“Arcturians are actually Elohim, as Elohim are builders and holders of form. The Arcturians participated in the initial model of the Adam Kadmon, the original human form of Lightbody. …

“The Lightbody is the bonding force that connects the vast energy field of our Multidimensional SELF with our lowest frequency of SELF.” (3)

Adamu explained to Zingdad that:

“Adam Kadmon is a related name [to Adamu]. And the Adam from the bible relates too.

“If you understand these words to be descriptions rather than personal names as you now use them, you’ll see that they all mean in their own way ‘the first man.’ The original one. The one from which copies were made. The blueprint, if you wish, for the male side of the population.” (2)

So the Adam Kadmon template describes the first man, the original one, the blueprint; the Eve Kadmon template, the first woman, the original one, the blueprint.

Archangel Michael tells us that angels frequently use the Kadmon template, but they don’t have to.

The Voyager Plaque: Another view of the Adam/Eve Kadmon Template

Steve Beckow: All angels for that matter, are typically represented in Adam Kadmon form.  Are they really in Adam Kadmon form?

Archangel Michael: More or less.

SB:  Really?  So is that is the form that is preferred throughout the universe?

AAM: Yes. Now take this understanding. The expression of form is the Kadmon.  Do we have other expressions?  You see, your definition, what is your native form?  We appear to you in this form. Do we appear to everyone in this form?  Do we appear to one another in this form?  Might I say, usually.

But I can as easily, as can any of us, appear as an orb, as streamer of color, a flash of light, a sound, a scent, as anything that can be perceived.  Your eyes are not the only sense you have.

So very often, what you have thought of as the Adam Kadmon form is used as a template on many planets but it is not exclusive or necessarily preferred.

When we go to a planet, for example, that does not use that form, we do not appear in that way.  So we adjust for whatever universe or dimension we exhibit in.  When we are simply, can I say home, which is beyond dimension, our true form is simply light. (5)

(Concluded in Part 2, tomorrow.)


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(1) “Archangel Michael via Ronna Herman: Harmonizing the Physical, Emotional, Mental Bodies,” at

(2) Adamu, “Adamu Speaks,” 7 Sept. 2008, at

(3) “Suzanne Lie: Pleiadian/Arcturian Alliance – The Mission Begins, Feb. 15, 2013, at

(5) “Archangel Michael on the Angelic Kingdom,” channeled by Linda Dillon, June 7, 2014, at


“Is This What You’re Looking for?” – Part 2/2 – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

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“Is This What You’re Looking for?” – Part 2/2

(Continued from Part 1, above.)

Mutual pervasiveness was how the merging felt to me. I lost the distinction between the two of us. We dissolved separation.

In Werner Erhard’s terms, I crossed the line between unconscious and conscious awareness. I was in a transformed space with another. And me and that other became One.

However this was not your normal, average other. This was my Higher Self.  The impact of gazing on and merging with him was life-altering, not just in one respect but many.

In what respects? First of all, in how I feel. I feel profound confidence and certainty, invigoration and inspiration. I could have marched into the Valley of the Shadow of Death at the moment I gazed on the man in the vision. I would have followed him anywhere. (1)

Second, I now know how the story ends, how it all turns out. I know what I’m aiming for. I know what I’m serving.

Now that I know where I’m going, I can drop all my strategies, machinations, designs, workarounds, shortcuts. In a cosmic way, I can relax. I know purpose, design, and destination.

Seen from a slightly different angle, I’ve just been given a template, a blueprint, the plans for the accomplishment of my sacred purpose in life.

I simply have to hearken back to what I saw that day and get the picture, again. What a blessing that is.

Third, I feel amazingly reassured on a matter I didn’t even know existed.

A deep wound that surfaced in me was a spiritually-abandoned child. I found that I’ve been telling myself for years that I’ve been abandoned by God in this awful and cruel world, where wars happen and people kill each other.  Why? Why? I asked myself.

All of that came up to be healed.

A fourth benefit of this experience was that I’d hungered to find a way to become gentler and kinder, while at the same time remaining a servant and protector. The vision showed me how the two could co-exist.

The vision I saw, which I gazed at for a few seconds, was all I needed to know. Goodbye, my heroes and heroines, with profound gratitude. Hello, my very own Self.

As I gazed on that vision, I “felt” someone say: “Is this what you’re looking for?” Oh, yes. Indeed it was. Thank you to everyone who brought it to me.

The intensity of this event will probably fade over time. Within a couple of weeks, I suspect, it’ll be a distant memory. Or with my memory, perhaps a couple of days.

The event was brought on by my invoking Archangel Michael and the Divine Mother and the Universal Laws of Change, Transmutation and Elimination. My tutor in the divine laws has been Kathleen. My eternal thanks to all who made it possible.

One cannot live through an experience like this, most of it at a realizational level, and not be profoundly affected.  I don’t know where it fits into the scheme of things but it has been transformative, probably in some ways I haven’t discovered yet. So, yes, to the solar eclipse for me. Yes, to the Emerald Gateway. Yes, to the Tsunami of Love.


I need to take a few days off and just be with the experience, folks. I may need to share. I don’t know. If I don’t write these things down, they’re lost.

But the introvert side of me also needs some stillness and silence to recharge its battery as well as allow the experience my full attention.

I do hope everyone’s solar eclipse/Emerald Gateway is as rewarding as mine.  Our Higher Selves are One. Why not us?


(1) Don’t follow me. Follow your Higher Self.


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Is This What You’re Looking for?” – Part 1/2 – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

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Is This What You’re Looking for?” – Part 1/2

I think the eclipse came a few days early for me.

I was given a spiritual experience a few days back and, ever since, I’ve been searching for a way to describe and discuss it.

You may also have an experience at this time of the Emerald Gateway, Harmonic Convergence, and Solar Eclipse. The Divine Mother predicts a mass heart opening in the near future. (1) If not, remember that the Gateway lasts until Aug. 27.

As with all spiritual experiences, it didn’t come with a name, a map of the territory, or a handbook.

And it just keeps unfolding with the passing days, although I also imagine it can wane.

Here’s the sense I’ve made of it after a few days of it unfolding.

I had a vision of a man so noble that I could only stand there in awe.

The vision happened directly after invoking Michael and the Divine Mother and the Universal Laws of Change, Transmutation, and Elimination to take away all impurities.

This is the third spiritual experience I’ve had after invoking the universal laws: (1) Abundance as a state of being, (2) Mastery as a state of being, and (3) this experience.

At first I gazed in wonder.  The thought that humans could reach such a level woke me up. I was so buoyed up from the experience that I never inquired as to the identity of the man.

Then, hours later, I intuited – or someone put the idea in my head – that it was a higher-dimensional version of me.  I have no idea whether it was my Oversoul or Universal Self. Let me just call it my “Higher Self.”

I decided to test out the idea that it was me. I tried it on and waited for my internal reaction.

Almost immediately a process began which I recognized. I’d been in it twice before. Upon recognizing bliss and peace, both engulfed me. Now that was happening here as well.

Upon trying on the notion that the man I saw in my vision was actually a higher-dimensional version of me, it and I began to merge.


How can I describe merging? Let me look for a metaphor that both of us can agree on. Here’s my metaphor, aimed at the experiential level. Remember that a metaphor only captures some of the similarities, not others.

Imagine a large piece of all-white blotting paper. Pristine and pure. Suddenly wet patches begin to show on it. Gradually wetness pervades the whole of the blotting paper.

I was that blotting paper and my Higher Self was the water. When I was soaked through and through, who was I? The “water” or the “blotting paper”? Or water-and-blotting-paper?

All I know is that, before the merging, there had been a subject and an object, me and the man in the vision. After recognizing it as my Higher Self and merging with it, as I did with bliss and peace, there was only a subject.

It feels as if the everyday man is the one that remains. I hear Michael saying that I need to keep my feet on the ground. And, for many reasons, I do.


To return to the vision, when I saw my Higher Self, I was awestruck.  Our Higher Selves are magnificent. It’s just as Sanat, Jesus, and all the masters say: We truly are great masters on the higher planes. Oh, my gosh, I hope people can hear me.

Those aspects are us. We are One and connected. (2)

But words are just words. Perhaps feel into what I’m saying. Try it on. Test it out. See what your insides say.

You, on a higher dimension, are an absolutely awesome being. And that same beingness is you, right now, simply on a different dimension of existence.

Dimensions need not be barriers to experiencing our Oneness with our Higher Selves.

Ascension will surely mean reunion with our Higher Selves, whether temporary or permanent.

Connected to them, we’ll have removed a major impediment to the free flow of love.

This is the second time I’ve merged with my Higher Self.  I’m glad I wrote it down because the details of that first merging are now lost to me.

(Continued below, in Part 2.)


(1) “Transcript ~ A Massive Heart Opening on This Planet,” Aug. 21, 2017, at

I promised you a reading list on the 2015 heart opening, since we’re all apparently going to be experiencing it now (on eclipse day) or later. Here it is:

• “Submerged in Love,” March 14, 2015, at; a direct description of the event, which was fourth-chakra enlightenment;
• “Heart Openings and Ascension – Part 1/2,” at;
• “Transformative Love Is an Inside Job,” March 20, 2015, at;
• “Learning the Ropes,” March 24, 2015, at – this article is about life after the initial torrent of love subsides;
• “A Heart-Opening Discipline,” March 26, 2017, at;
• “Heart Openings and Ascension – Part 1/2,” at;
• “Activating the Well-Spring – Part 2/2,” at;
• “Activating the Well-Spring – Part 1/2,” at

(2) These are steps on the stairway to heaven: Knowing us in our everyday consciousness, in our higher-dimensional Selves, as our Atman/Christ Self beyond the dimensions, and as the Mother/Father God that we all are. Knowledge of each of these levels of existence is a step along the path home to the God from whom we came. This is the Divine Plan in its shortest form.

We merge upwards, so to speak. Or our Higher Selves descend.  We go back home, having wandered in the world until we remembered who we are and where we came from.


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Pattern Mapping: “I Can’t Stand It!” – Part 2/2 – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

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Pattern Mapping: “I Can’t Stand It!” – Part 2/2

The usefulness of this approach is such that I don’t want to pass over a few related matters without commenting.

Here’s what we just did: We looked at some components of my constructed self.

What Sociologist Erving Goffman in the 1950s meant by the term “image management” overlaps what I mean by the term “constructed self.”  (1)

It’s an amalgam of conclusions, decisions, positions, beliefs, and strategies that induce us to construct an image of ourselves, which we then use to sell to others and to shape or condition our behavior. It’s who I think I am, not who I am. It’s me, mired in illusion.


When triggered, I find myself automatic – on rails. And of course I’m justified in what I do. Over time I excuse and justify my behavior with my own righteous explanations and deny the charges others bring against me. In the end, as I said earlier, I get to be dead-right.

This is called the self-serving bias and most of us employ it.

The three states I have trouble with – disappointment, impatience, and frustration – are the same three my Father didn’t handle well. Since the pattern originally was my Father’s, and his Father’s, mine is an example of intergenerational transfer.

He’d become violent. And so I become apprehensive when I feel any of the three emotions (my wife used to call it my “scared-wolf look”). The obvious conclusion is that I’ve “become” my Father.


Once I know the full pattern, I can invoke the Divine Mother and Archangel Michael and the Law of Elimination to lift the false grids that make it up.

And I have and I did experience relief.

Anyone offput by my discussing archangels and universal laws might want to put the article down at this point. I’m not bound by the conventions of academia. I no longer try to squeeze a large world into the small box of empirical materialism.

Calling on the archangels and invoking the universal laws does seem to work. I’ve had wonderful demonstrations of archangelic intercession (this apartment, finances appearing from nowhere, etc.) as a result of invoking universal law. I’ve also  experienced higher-dimensional states  as a result (the states of abundance and mastery, confirmed by Archangel Michael). (2)

I’ve also regularly now asked Michael and the Mother to take away feeling states that were unpleasant or self-defeating – by the Laws of Change,  Transmutation, and Elimination. And each time it has worked.

Simple awareness will also dissolve the pattern over time.  But that route, I’ve come to see, is slower than invoking the universal laws.

The divine laws, if they don’t work instantaneously, don’t do so for a reason. If our request is in divine alignment (take this false grid from me. Show me which way to go), it should happen instantaneously. If it doesn’t happen after some time and after repeated attempts, our chosen course of action may not be in divine alignment.

Eliminating the pattern is usefully followed by asking Archangel Gabrielle to fill the space thus created with her golden elixir of joy.

The treatment is completed by forgiving everyone involved, including myself. That in itself is an art form that I’m just beginning to learn. But I can see its efficacy with Kathleen, who’s become balanced, and remained in that state for the last week or two, after apologizing to everyone in her life, person by person.

I’m taking one baby step at a time. First getting this behavior pattern, inside and out, and then eliminating it. Second, learning how to apologize and forgive.


(1)  “Image management” is a term Erving Goffman coined inPresentation of Self in Everyday Life.  “Constructed Self” ties in Berger’s notion of The Social Construction of Reality.

(2) “You’ve had a glimpse of this in the knowing of mastery and abundance and so you know it isn’t about money. It is about spiritual currency. And I say to you, ‘congratulations.’” (Archangel Michael in a personal reading with Steve Beckow through Linda Dillon, Aug. 2, 2017.)

I never knew either space (abundance or mastery) existed.

Experiencing them seemed to be a direct outcome of invoking the universal laws.


Pattern Mapping: “I Can’t Stand It!” – Part 1/2 – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

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Pattern Mapping: “I Can’t Stand It!” – Part 1/2


Kathleen assisted me the other day to tease out a behavior pattern that seemed to underlie both a medical condition I have and general irritability.

But, before I turn to that, I need to say that what our discussion produced was what I’d like to call “pattern mapping,” which I’ll get to in a minute.

The circumstances that were before us were two: One, I had a disagreement with a friend that left me feeling irritated. It showed that I had unprocessed anger and irritability. (I thought it was gone.)

The second factor was a touch of arthritis that I have in my left kneecap. It flares up after ten or fifteen minutes of walking and I start to limp and then may hobble.  The worsening of it led to a remarkable discussion of what lay contextually underneath it.

Both elements were in our awareness and contributed to my dis-ease.

The pattern mapping began with her request that I look at what lay below the medical condition.

When I did, what I saw was that I was repeating to myself over time “I can’t stand it” or “I can’t bear it.” Of course my knee cap is what enables me to stand and bear my weight.

What could I not stand or bear?

The matter went right back to the womb. I could hear myself listening to my parents fight.

I said to myself, I don’t want to go out there. I can’t stand it. I can’t bear it.

All through my life, from age seven to age fourteen, my parents fought. My Dad was often threatening or violent. I couldn’t stand it. I couldn’t bear it.

I identified enough of the pattern’s origins to experience a partial easing. But some still remained, which I experienced as a tensing of my neck muscles.


We took it further and that’s where “pattern mapping” arose.  Kathleen encouraged me to look for a complex of emotions or false grids that supported the pattern.

The words just kept falling out of my mouth. I arranged the notions in a circle, but I began to see relationships among them.

Finally a pattern jumped out at me and that became the “pattern map.”

To anyone unfamiliar with my work, I aim for transparency. So what you read here is about as transparent as I can be. It isn’t always comfortable to be this visible, but it’s the work.

I’m showing you the emotional map of my vasana’s eruption, my triggering and where it leads.  In other words, I’m describing how I trigger myself when I experience either disappointment, impatience, or frustration.

In all my writing on the subject of vasanas (or core issues) I’d never thought of mapping one. Looking back, it seems an obvious thing to do.

I hope that by sharing my own pattern, others may use the device to help unconceal their own patterns and be free of them.

Here it is:

(To be continued tomorrow.)


What Will It Take to Ascend? -Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

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 What Will It Take to Ascend?


What will it take to ascend? Must we be 100 percent healed of our negative-frequency patterns? Must we know about Disclosure and the Reval and the Cities of Light?

What does the Company of Heaven say on the subject? Let me allow them to answer.

Is Ascension individual and exclusive or collective and inclusive?

Archangel Michael: The Ascension process is collective, and it is inclusive, and all are equally welcome. (“Archangel Michael: The Passport to Ascension is Love,” Dec. 4, 2012, atttp:// .)

Is it necessary to be one-hundred percent healed and whole to ascend?

Sananda: You do not need to be one hundred percent healed and whole emotionally and spiritually in order to ascend. … We can work miracles with each of you. This is our intention. (Sananda in Eric Klein, The Crystal Stair. Livermore: Oughten Hosue Publications, 1992; c1990, 34.)

Archangel Michael: Most of you who have followed our teachings are aware that you must clear 51% of your negative frequency patterns and attune to your Soul Song to at least a portion of the lower sub-level frequencies of the Fifth Dimension in order to begin to receive the Adamantine Particles of Creator Light. (Ronna Herman, “MESSAGE FROM ARCHANGEL MICHAEL – LM-03-2016,” at

If you do not consider yourself to be ready but nevertheless wish to ascend, focus on raising yourself up by doing your best to succeed. You will almost certainly do so as at this time. There are massive inputs of energy to your world and you will attract them to yourself.  (SaLuSa, Oct. 19, 2012.)

Do not make the mistake of judging yourself unsuitable to ascend, as whatever your life so far, you can always step onto a new path. (SaLuSa, March 9, 2012.)

Must one believe in God to ascend?

A lack of belief in God is not necessarily preventing people from ascending, as many of them are at heart very kind and decent people. It is what you are inside that counts, but we always come back to the need to treat others as yourself. (SaLuSa, Oct. 3, 2012.)

Must one have heard of Disclosure or the Reval or the Cities of Light to ascend?

Archangel Michael: One can certainly ascend without having ever even heard or considered either Disclosure or financial or societal reorganisation or Cities of Light. That is a ‘heart and soul’ matter that is not dependent upon the full knowing of interdimensional reality (Archangel Michael in a personal reading with Andrew Eardsley through Linda Dillon on April 15, 2016.)

What about knowledge of the Ascension process itself?

SaLuSa: Knowledge of the Ascension process is not necessary to be assured of rising up with it. There are many, many souls that are kind, loving and compassionate who are also ready for such an upliftment. In fact they may have quite a different view of the future, but that does not matter as they will soon adapt to the coming changes. (SaLuSa, Nov. 13, 2012.)

What might cause us not to ascend then?

You cannot ascend if you are tied down or you are corded or you are cording anybody. So even the very thick cords that come out of your heart, let them go so that you may all fly free, so that you can rise up unencumbered by choice. Because this is the rule of your planet. It is a zone of free will. (Archangel Michael, Heavenly Blessings, through Linda Dillon, March 8, 2012.)

With Ascension no souls can go forward with it unless their vibrations are compatible with it. The choice is still yours, but you must have reached a certain vibratory level to ascend. All souls will have known about it before they came into incarnation, and some of them have no desire to ascend, but wish to add this period in duality to their experience. (SaLuSa, Feb. 20, 2012.)

Ascension is so near that if you desire to seize this opportunity to get out of the 3rd. dimension, you do need to ensure you know what is needed of you. As we have so often mentioned it is your intent that is so important, because as soon as you send out that energy it attracts similar energy, and strengthens yours that opens up the pathway to Ascension. It is about raising your vibration by bringing more Light into your life, and sharing it through positive thoughts and actions.

Do not concern yourself if your path is different to others, as there is more than one way to reach Ascension. Indeed there are time lines that cover every possible combination of possibilities. If you have exercised your choice there can be no wrong way, otherwise freedom of choice would be pointless. (SaLuSa, Dec. 2, 2011.)


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Archangel Michael: The New Form of Sacred Partnership – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

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Archangel Michael: The New Form of Sacred Partnership

Back in 2014, Archangel Michael gave Kathleen and I a talk on sacred partnership. His words are meant for everyone contemplating sacred partnership or in one. We’re all of us setting the new template. We certainly know what didn’t work. Now it’s time to find out what does.

Can you describe the form of the new relationship please?

Archangel Michael: It is the form of sacred union and partnership where you truly come together, unique, individual, diverse. We are not trying to meld your hearts, your souls, your personalities, your talents, your abilities, but they tend to complement one another, and yes, at times and places to conjoin and to co-create. …

Sacred union is one of truly engaging, not only in a relationship that is based on freedom, liberation, love .

That is where I have begun with you this day – being love, loving, and being the love, being in love, allowing yourself to love, allowing yourself to be loved, to allow this love to spill from you to the collective, to utilize the energy of that love to create and to co-create both in the very large sense and in the very individual sense of your family. (1)

It is a new level of participation, of being truly united in heart. It has not ― well, it did in the very beginning, but ― it has not existed, or it has existed by exception rather than the rule, since the demise of the third dimension. …

In the beginning, when creator race came to the planet, this was the way in which sacred union worked. …

Then came the false grids, the paradigms, the illusions – can we say the fall from grace, in many ways? …

And so it is not that this type of union never existed on planet. It did here and there, now and then, but it most certainly was not the norm. It was not even truly aspired to, because it was not conceived of. …

One of the primary elements in the new form of partnership is not merely freedom. It is a sense of selflessness. And I use this word not to mean sacrifice, in any way, shape or form.

But merely a sense of selflessness insofar as… not that you lose yourself, but the importance of the soul as defined previously by ego [i.e., self-importance] disappears. And that is also part of the ascension, as you well know. … (2)

I am talking about being the truth of who you are. …

It’s not compromise. It’s not settling. And so, yes, that is the new form, and that is what you are doing. So think of what you are involved in, if you so choose.

What you are doing is working or laying down the template. Because there are new forms, new patterns of behavior, of interaction, of being in partnership, of being in love.

Now, the new form does not in any way eliminate what we would call the bliss and zing factors. … So we are not suggesting that in any way these are pushed to the side. They are not. (Archangel Michael in a personal reading with Archangel Michael, through Linda Dillon, May 28, 2014.)’


(1) I probably did not get the full import of what he was saying here at the time, but less than a year later, I had a fourth-chakra experience of the heart opening and, after that, I can understand perfectly what he’s describing. Not only is it true, but love pours out of one’s heart and flows out to the world, without our going through any steps in our mind. Whoosh! And out the tsunami of love flows out to all and sundry.

It isn’t “universal” love. Love itself is universal. There is no other kind of love.

(2) I’ve never noticed a trace of ego while I’m in a higher-dimensional state. It may be there but I didn’t feel it. It isn’t that I’m doing something. The space of sacred love or bliss allows no room for it.

The dropping of self-importance en-lightens a person. It makes them lighter in every way. They become more natural and that in itself triggers spiritual awarenesses and experiences.

By dropping self-importance, we drop one of the heaviest drags on our consciousness. When all our baggage is gone, we stand revealed as the Natural Self – loving, abundant, masterful, peaceful, blissful, etc. – which was always there; just obscured.

Repeated spiritual experiences of our Natural Self, no matter how transitory they may be, prepare us for the larger “snaps” or “ignitions” that Michael talks about.

In my opinion, we’re going along a gradual path to Ascension, with scattered “ignitions,” all of which prepare the physical body slowly (in our time) to make the transition into light body.


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On Entrainment – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

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On Entrainment

In another article, I said:

“All of us are ascended masters. We’re ascending again taking the rest of the world with us. How? By entrainment.” (1)

What is entrainment? The birds show me every day, outside my window.

Just like fish, they travel in groups and turn on a dime or fly in vast circles. They wheel like ballet dancers. Their situation is usually described as “entrainment.

What is it? Let’s listen to the Company of Heaven discuss the notion. Archangel Michael explains it this way:

“You have a term on Earth, a word, called entrainment. And the example is when you see schools of fish in the beautiful, crystal clear waters of the Caribbean where you are all headed, spiritually, that swim one way and then without explanation, as a collective, change direction. You see it in flocks of birds, and you see it in human behavior. You tend to think of it as trends or patterns of behavior.” (2)

As an example, he tells us that the angels and archangels are in entrainment with the Divine Mother.

“We are in complete entrainment with the Mother. So we do not vary from that flow, from that ebb. If there is a thought, a desire, that then becomes a creation and a variable in the plan, then we are all flowing with it continually. So there is never any discord.

“Now, that does not mean that we do not have unique and specific roles within that field, because we do.” (3)

Another good example is the difference between the lightworkers of today and the sages of yesterday.  Michael says that we’re working by entrainment, whereas the possibility was not clear to the sages.

“While the journey to enlightenment … was an individual undertaking, there was also a knowingness that you had a sense of responsibility of bringing others along. …

“Yes, you are not looking for students or followers. What you are truly doing, yes, as pathfinders, you are showing the way, but you are also bringing along the collective in entrainment.

“Now the sages did not think of this, of their journey as a process of entrainment of bringing the entire collective along. You do. And when I say ‘you,’ I mean the current thinking and body of understanding and knowing in the lightworker community. So the fundamental premises have changed. (4)

Are there synonyms for entrainment? One might be collective will, as Michael explains.

“Think of collective will in some ways as a very powerful entrainment. …

“Collective will is in fact sparked, activated, entrained, by those individuals who are willing and able and ready, and actually moving in action to show the way. Now that does not mean – think of the entrainment of a school of fish – that you are always at the head of that school of fish. Because there are many roles, including those who are in the middle of the school and do not break away but continue this wondrous pattern of cooperation and harmony, and those who are at the tail end who do not sit and sulk and think, “Oh, I am at the end of the row here.” So, it is that beauty but it is sparked by individual will.” (5)

The Pleiadian Light give us another example of the knowledge of extraterrestrial life which, because of starseed energy and awareness, is seeping into the collective consciousness in part by entrainment.

“The reality of extraterrestrial life is that it is seeping into the common consciousness on a daily basis. This is happening due to the increasing number of individuals on Earth carrying extraterrestrial energy.

“The energy is present through the resonance of walk-ins, starseeds, soul braids, bright new expanded children, and the multitude of lightworkers with extraterrestrial past-life connections. They are holding extraterrestrial energies and spreading them by entrainment, conscious interactions, and blending with your world subconscious, which already knows that you have an extended family on other worlds.” (6)

Another close synonym is collaboration. Of it Michael says:

“In community, collaboration is going to enhance – not indefinitely delay – but enhance. Because what you are doing is coming together with the best parts of you to truly create for self and for the collective. That is how the entrainment happens. Everyone is saying, ‘Yes. This is a great direction. Let’s go!’ (7)

Other close synonyms are shared values, behavior patterns, trends, fads, fashions, manias, traditions, ways of life, etc.

How does entrainment work. Michael explains that too:

“Now, how does that work? And how does one change what has been the, shall we say, the old will, which is not Divine Will, into this alignment with Divine Will? This is one of your primary activities, actions, in terms of being the Mother’s implementers of Nova Earth and the bringing forth, the building, the creation, the anchoring, the establishment – not only of Nova Being – but of Nova Earth, Nova Collective, Nova Humanity. When there are enough of you, and I would suggest that you are basically there, to say, ‘We are going to go with an act of will generated by love. We are going in this direction.’

“Now, the rest of humanity may not know all the fine-tuning, all the detail, but it is sufficient that they say, ‘Yes, this feels right, on every level, everybody. This feels right enough for me to move in harmony with this group.’ That is the building of unity and community. And, in fact, it is done not just by love, but as an act, an action of will.” (8)

Michael goes into more detail:

“So you say, ‘Well how do we do this?’ And what I suggest to you, first of all, there is the acceptance piece. It is the acceptance that you are in alignment – and that you have done your work, of course – with Divine Will. And that you are willing to step forward, and either at the front, the middle, behind or somewhere in between, take a certain direction that is in alignment with will and love, and all the Divine Qualities, because they are all one thing anyway.” (9)

On another occasion he said it wasn’t a matter of people going it alone.

“Why I have used the example of entrainment of a school of fish [is because] it is not a single fish going off and riding the currents. It is a large, large group of you moving together…and there is power and safety and wisdom and talent and a whole variety of capacities within that school.” (10)

Michael suggests that we ‘”consciously or unconsciously, without having labeled it as such, that you have been doing this. And you actually have been doing it for some time. And, I do not simply mean since 2012, which was a landmark decision and a landmark redirection, but as a collective – not everybody, but enough of you – have been doing this for quite some time.” (11)

If we want to watch entrainment, look how fast a fad can spread. Slashed jeans, for instance. Look how many children affect a certain slang or dialect, which they later shed as adults.  Look at how tastes in foods ripple through our society – we even speak of them as “the taste of the month,” “the flavor of the week,” etc.

We watch the same TV programs, go to the same movies.  All of this is entrainment – the mechanics of it.

The human capacity for entrainment can manifest in ways that are beneficial and empowering.  If you’ve ever been present at a mass worship in India for an avatar, you see a wonderful example of entrainment. And entrainment of this type is what will happen for us at some point around ascension, in my understanding.

A growing sense of unity, community, or oneness leads to entrainment in many areas, without violating our freedom of choice. We simply freely choose to follow the same general direction.

So entrainment therefore involves the following of the same notions, directions, and trends in society that a few leaders, wayshowrs or pathfinders carve out for us, in alignment with the Divine Plan and Will.

It’s entrainment that will have people welcome the galactics and opt for peace and harmony instead of conflict and war.


(1) See “Mastery: The Ability to Integrate” at

(2) “Archangel Michael: We are All Aligned with the Heart, Mind and Will of One,” Jan. 25, 2014, at

(3) Loc. cit.

(4) Archangel Michael in a personal reading with Steve Beckow through Linda Dillon, Feb. 17, 2017.

(5) “Transcript ~ Archangel Michael: Understand the Divine Gift of Will, AHWAA, September 22, 2016,” at

(6) “The Pleiadian Light: Disclosure Update, 2013,” April 30, 2013, at

(7) Loc. cit.

(8) Loc. cit.

(9) Loc. cit.

(10) Loc. cit.

(11) Loc. cit.


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Squaring the Energy – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

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Squaring the Energy

I posted a comment from Jesus to the effect that:

“When you join with your sacred partner, it is not just times two. In our world, in our reality, we tend to deal more with squaring, than multiplication. But what is happening is a squaring, a squaring of the energy.” (1)

A starseed who goes by the pseudonym EBSS (short for Earthbound Star Soul), shares that one of his guides, Zalishia of the Pleiades, said:

“Back in 2012, as best as I can remember, Zalishia told me that when I connect with my sacred partner, that she and I have a pre-life commitment and is also from Venus, which would happen after Ascension, the effect would not just have a multiplication effect, but would have a squaring effect. So, to me that was a confirmation from a different higher source.” (2)

Zalishia, you remember, predicted that Disclosure would be by a panel or synod of world leaders. I confirmed that with Archangel Michael as well.

The easiest way that I can grasp the notion of a “squaring effect” is to look into consciousness generally.

When I experienced a higher-dimensional form of love or bliss or peace, the difference in my feeling of satisfaction between the old dense vibrations and the new refined vibrations suggests a means of measurement.

An increase in happiness within the bounds of my everyday consciousness can be multiplied by things like trips to the Caribbean or starting a new course or workshop. But it can very well be said to be squared by an experience of higher-dimensional refinement.

When I use that as a yardstick and reintroduce it into what Jesus said about sacred partnership, I can begin to grasp what the difference in impact might be.

Certainly the love felt in sacred relationship must propel us to a higher state. And, if it does, I can appreciate how it would square the energy and our levels of satisfaction.


(1) “Transcript: Yeshua Discusses Relationships on Heavenly Blessings,” channeled by Linda Dillon, February 4, 2014, at

(2) Email from EBSS, July 22, 2017.

See also “Zalishia of the Pleiades: RV and Disclosure Tied; Disclosure by a “Synod” of Leaders,” Feb. 26, 2017, at


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Knitting It Together – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

Beings of Light by Saxon Surokov @ DeviantArt


Knitting It Together

From the series just posted, the comment I loved the most was what Sanat Kumara says here:Sanat Kumara: For the grid of humanity at this time, there are specifically about 13 Universal Laws that you are working with. And I have mentioned one today — continuity and completion; completion and continuity.


But these are all inter-connected. They form a grid, a skating rink, upon which you move. And as you work with one law, your heart opens more fully in terms of divine alignment and knowing, and then it leads you to the next law and the next law. But your actions become referred reference points to the law rather than [to] some constructed reality or self, or some false grid or vasana. (1)

“Your actions become referred reference points to the law rather than to some constructed reality or self, or some false grid or vasana.”

Oh, my gosh. Thank you, Raj. I might never have seen that myself for years.

We develop a relationship with the universal laws, over time, a facility in living by them and applying them constructively.

Once we become familiar with the universal laws, we refer our actions to them.  To get us to become familiar with them is the hurdle.

Rather than a constructed self, built from vasanas, entrenched beliefs, conditioned behavior, etc., in time we have a self “hyperlinked” to the universal grid that the universal laws are.

Why am I such a hard sell here? I guess I thought that science was hopelessly opposed to spirituality and so I gave up here as well. Why get excited about … something that is genuinely exciting?

I invoked universal laws several times but can only remember two outcomes. (2) In one, I had an experience of abundance as a state of being. In another, I had the experience of hearing “Maestro!” which tripped a switch and landed me temporarily in a state of mastery.

What I discovered, with Kathleen’s assistance, was that living in alignment with the universal laws to the limited extent I had brought me to a place of peace and balance … well, to the Natural Self, really.  Here we are again by yet another route.

We settle down and then settle into being.

Sanat has just laid out the next steps on the awareness path, for me. I watch myself construct a self-serving story about my interest in the universal law, etc., but the fact of the matter is that my recent sorties into the area have convinced me that the subject deserves attention. Preferably before things get jumping.


(1) “Sanat Kumara: You’re Ready to Build Societies in Adherence with the Law,” April 23, 2013, at

(2)  My short-term memory is so bad that, if I haven’t written about an experience on the blog, there’ll be no other record of it.

My long-term memory is fine, as you can see. I can never remember what happened yesterday but I can remember a great deal of what Ramakrishna said.

Sanat Kumara, Ancient of Days, Ahuramazda, Quetzlcoatl, etc.

The Universal Laws: What, How, and Why – Part 5/5 – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia


The Universal Laws: What, How, and Why – Part 5/5

(Concluded from Part 4, yesterday.)

Why are we discussing the universal laws now?

Sanat Kumara: One of the reasons that we are having this wonderful conversation — and I am so glad that you have invited me to do this — is that you are at a point in your transition, your Ascension, your evolution, collectively and individually, in tandem with the kingdoms and with Gaia, that you are ready to more fully embrace and understand, and build societies, a planet, that is in adherence and alignment with the law. (1)

What’s the difference between human and universal law?

Sanat Kumara: Human law is based on punishment and control. So they have no real divine essence, do they? And one could argue — and I can hear you already — saying, yes, but the underpinning of that is order and love and not taking advantage of some people. But that is not the nature of Universal Law. (2)

SaLuSa: We often speak of justice and refer not to Man’s but that which respects Universal Laws. (3)

Why are there a million and three interpretations of the laws?

Divine Mother: Are there a million and three interpretations of these Laws and values? Yes, because [the interpretations] are unique to you. But let us also suggest to you, just like us, that you are constant while you are also never changing and ever changing. (a) (4)

(a) The Self, Christ or Atman is constant and never changing while everything else is ever changing.

How does our star family use universal law?

SaLuSa of Sirius: We are bound by Universal Law to apply ourselves in a way that does not interfere with your freewill, so we cannot just speed up events by imposing ourselves upon you. The dark Ones know this and still interfere because they do not acknowledge the Laws as we do. However, if matters do not proceed within a certain time frame, we will be authorised to take more direct action. (5)

Ashira: The things these days – and when I say ‘these days’ I’m talking about the last thousand years – that we like to create is the expansion of what you often think of as the intangible. So we will use Universal Law, for example, to expand the quotient of Light and we have done that now coming on to two hundred and fifty years for what you would think of as the field of Gaia so that she is a beautiful bright pink. And we continue to bathe the planet in the pink.

So this is how we use and create these days. So, when we were doing that, what laws did we work with? We worked with the Law of Sacred Purpose because the original intent of Gaia was to be the planet of Love. Now, did we interfere with the human race and with the free will of Gaia? No. But what we did by invoking the Universal Law is we created an environment to support what the plan was.

To encourage, to nurture, to bring forth, we invoked the Law of Change and Transmutation so that the discordant energies that the illusion that was so strong during, can we say, the reign – and you one day will speak in this way – the reign of the old 3rd dimension, the distorted 3rd dimension with all the false grids, we invoked the Law of Change. And of course we are working in this undertaking, hand-in-hand with Sanat Kumara.

We did not invoke the Law of Elimination for this project until very recently because you were not ready for it, but we did invoke the Law of Completion. So you see, it was energy for the planet and everything upon her to make the transition.

Now, on a personal level, many upon our ship will invoke the Law of Change or Intent or Unification to work within their family structures so that the unity of the Universe and the unity of the family, the connectedness, the Love of say a family unit – and there is not that much difference between what we think of as a family unit and what you think of as a family unit.

So we would work on this so that the quotient of Love, of Light, and the connectedness of unity is so strong that the bond cannot be broken. Oh yes, you think and you pay lip service to bonds not being broken but, in fact, humans break bonds all the time and it is curious to us. (6)

Are universal laws in the end just thoughts in the mind of God?

Sanat Kumara: [They are] the thoughts or the existence. That is correct. It is not what you think of as random thoughts. It is a construct of creation. (7)

Does the angelic realm play a role in their formulation?

Sanat Kumara: No. The angelic realm does not play a role. …

The angelic realm adheres to Universal Law. They may have different emphases and different laws that they look at because they are operating in a different sphere. And therefore they are, shall we say, blessed or visited with different thoughts from the Source, One.

But, no, these are laid down, given, shared, however you wish to conceive of this, directly from the One. (8)

How can we work with the universal laws?

Sanat Kumara: Go to your still point. And simply call me. Practice your Divine Qualities, and, when you practice certain qualities, they more naturally align with different laws, with different thoughts, with different expressions, shall we say, of God, of the One. But it is already within you.

So working with the law is being in your heart consciousness and being discerning, considering. You live in a world, and I distinguish myself, not the planet, but a world, that has become very busy. Now, it is not that you need to judge busy as good or bad; it is indifferent. But in that busyness, busy is a very good place for ego to live.

And in that busyness, and in the feeling of self-imposed struggle — because busyness is a form of struggle; it is not a sense of smoothness; it is self-imposed — you do not take time always to discern, “Is what I’m doing directing me to my core essence and to my Self, to my I Am Presence and the I Am Presence?” It is as simple as that.

When you stop and ask the question, the guidance is already there. Because your beauty, your heart, your soul, however you conceive of that knowingness is divinely intelligent. It knows.

And in the knowing, you can shift from busy to being, and being does not mean that you are not taking action and building Nova Earth. You are, and it is well under way, I am happy to say. (9)

Are there any final comments you wish to make?

Hilarion: Continue in your efforts and your observations of the workings of the new laws that are making your lives better in all ways. This will require your faith and belief until you recognize this working within your daily experience.

Be in joy with it, Beloved Ones, accept this new way and become the walking Ambassadors of this new way of Being. Let your every action, word and deed reflect this godliness as you daily labor. (10)

SaLuSa: In the future you will have much more knowledge and understanding of the Universal Laws, and with full consciousness you will have no problem in adhering to them. It can all be summed up by living from a point of Unconditional Love, and although a great challenge in your present circumstances it will become easier as you ascend. (11)

Kathleen is better qualified than I to discuss how to invoke and use the universal laws. 

I want more to lay the case out for them, as much as the Company of Heaven has discussed them in as many discussions as I’m aware of.

What’s offered here may most usefully be seen as a slice from the loaf or a snapshot in time. Sociologists would call it a structural/functional view.

The sources are I hope among the best we have to offer. I hope mine to be a representative sampling of them.

Living in alignment with the universal laws, our sources say, brings us to the peace and balance of the Natural Self. That reward alone dwarfs its many other gifts.


(1) “Sanat Kumara: You’re Ready to Build Societies in Adherence with the Law,” April 23, 2013, at

(2) Loc. cit.

(3) SaLuSa, Jan. 5, 2011, at

(4) “Transcript: Universal Mother Mary Discusses the Law of Completion and Continuity on Heavenly Blessings, December 3, 2013,” at

(5) SaLuSa, Sept. 19, 2012.

(6) “Transcript: Heavenly Blessings with Ashira – 7th In a Series aired May 20, 2014,” channeled by Linda Dillon, at

(7) “Sanat Kumara: You’re Ready to Build Societies in Adherence with the Law,” April 23, 2013, at

(8) Loc. cit.

(9) Loc. cit.

(10) Hilarion, March 4, 2012, at

(11) SaLuSa, Feb. 24, 2012.


The Universal Laws: What, How, and Why – Part 4/5 – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

Art: Forgiveness and The Goddess of Compassion by Baraka Robin Berger Fine Arts


The Universal Laws: What, How, and Why – Part 4/5


(Continued from Part 3, Friday.)

What happens when we work with the laws?

Sanat Kumara: What happens when you truly engage with the Universal Law is that it removes the illusion upon which so much of human experience has been based. (1)

Archangel Michael once said that Universal Law is the framework on which everything hangs, not just the bumper rails.

Sanat Kumara: Yes, because you have questioned my dear friend Michael about this issue of the Universal Law simply being the guardrails so that you do not go off the supernova highway. And he has corrected you in making sure that you understand that is not simply the guardrails; it is the entirety.

So when you are operating, when you are breathing, when you are acting, when you are feeling, when you are processing, when you are praying, when you are creating, you are operating on that framework, on that tapestry, on that grid of Universal Law.

You cannot absent yourself from this framework. It is not possible. And the Universal Laws that I speak to you of, today and in the future, are not simply Universal Law that is applicable to humans. It is the Universal Law that we all adhere to. And that is where you are headed. That is your inter-dimensional shift. It is that heart knowing, love alignment with the law. (2)

Are the universal laws interconnected?

Sanat Kumara: All of the Universal Laws that I speak of are interconnected. So it is not a matter of simply working or understanding one, individual law. That is not sufficient. (3)

When you look at it, if you look at the individual laws, what you have come to think of as individual laws, whether it is attraction, or give or receive, or karma, it is primarily about balance. And it is achieving balance both within thee, within your sacred being, and not just within one life or one day or one time frame, but also throughout time lines, even though it is all simultaneous, and in all realms. That is why we talk about above, below, within, without. That is why we talk about balance so frequently.

Because when you are in that place of love, when you are in that collective understanding, when you have reached the place within your being, of simply acknowledging and being love, then that is it. You are in adherence, you are in alignment, with the universal law. …

What you are doing so often in your mental, collective, human bodies, [is that] you are trying to pick the laws apart. … But that is not the spirit, not the energy of the law. So you are often picking at various fragments. It is like trying to break things down when in fact the entire purpose of universal law is unification.

It is to bring together, not fragmentation. So when you think of universal law and yourself, we want you, we guide you to think of universal law, how we, how Mother/Father, how He/She, Source, All One, how we beckon you back to join with us.

So it is a unifying factor. That is what it is called “universal” law. It is encompassing. It is embracing. It is to bring you and us and all together. And the more that you are in alignment, not with the understanding as if you are a legal scholar, … [but] with your multidimensional, universal, human, starseed, Earthkeeper Self, in alignment with the law, then the more you are in alignment not only with all but also with who you are.

And the more you are in alignment with who you are, the more you are contributing to the absolute Ascension of the collective. (4)

Can anyone escape the reach of the universal laws?

SaLuSa: The Laws of the Universe are quite clear and irrevocable, and both the dark and Light must obey them. (5)

SaLuSa: The Laws of the Universe are sacred and apply all through it, and we are those who will make certain that they are carried out. (6)

SaLuSa: The Laws of the Universe still apply [in the higher dimensions] but at your higher level of achievement and understanding, you would not do anything that would go against them. (7)

SaLuSa: The Laws of the Universe are immutable, and be sure any soul that has erred in their judgement and actions will face the truth of the consequences. (8)

How many of the universal laws are we working with at this time?

Sanat Kumara: For the grid of humanity at this time, there are specifically about 13 Universal Laws that you are working with. And I have mentioned one today — continuity and completion; completion and continuity.

But these are all inter-connected. They form a grid, a skating rink, upon which you move. And as you work with one law, your heart opens more fully in terms of divine alignment and knowing, and then it leads you to the next law and the next law. But your actions become referred reference points to the law rather than some constructed reality or self, or some false grid or vasana. (9.)

(Concluded in Part 5, tomorrow.)


(1) “Sanat Kumara: You’re Ready to Build Societies in Adherence with the Law,” April 23, 2013, at

(2) Loc. cit.

(3) Loc. cit.

(4) “Sanat Kumara on the Purpose of Life, the Universal Law, and the Longing for Liberation,” June 6, 2012, at

(5) SaLuSa, March 14, 2012, at

(6) SaLuSa, Feb. 20, 2012.

(7) SaLuSa, Oct. 31, 2011.

(8) SaLuSa, Nov. 10, 2010.

(9) “Sanat Kumara: You’re Ready to Build Societies in Adherence with the Law,” ibid.


Art: Forgiveness and The Goddess of Compassion by Baraka Robin Berger Fine Arts

Mastery: The Ability to Integrate – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

Mastery: The Ability to Integrate

I’ve now arrived at the Self – or else at an unidentified higher-dimensional space – by following a number of routes – love, bliss, peace, abundance, and mastery.

The last three turn out to be the same space but with slightly-different nuances. These nuances reflect our perspective on them rather than something innate in the spaces.

For me, mastery turns out to have this difference from the other three. In the space I call “mastery,” I sense myself to have the ability to integrate the other known and experienced sides of myself (or aspects).

Of course, my experience of mastery is not a permanent one. I have glimpses of it. Archangel Michael might call it a visit. (1) It was neither truncated nor full; I’d call it “modulated” or “moderated.”

And integrate what? Integrate the experience of love, bliss, peace, abundance, and mastery. Back in 2013, in a discussion of interdimensionality, Archangel Michael said that I’d be doing this:

“You are teaching others that they can access the mastery and still be in the Christ Consciousness, in the expanded awareness in the physical form and in the love.”  (2)

If you want to unravel that puzzle, you’ll need to assign dimensions to the various elements of the sentence (mastery, Christ Consciousness, awareness in physical, and love).  Try it out yourself and here’s my answer. (3)

He was forewarning me that spanning dimensions and integration would be part of my sacred purpose.

Again, no guidebook, no glossary. How does one embark on a mission like that?

But it’ll be the same for all of us. All of us are ascended masters. We’re ascending again taking the rest of the world with us. How? By entrainment. But that’s another story.


Each spiritual experience I’ve had has left a trace when it departed. The trace left by the space I’ve called mastery is a willingness to do anything.

I had an unrelated experience that happened a couple of days ago, which showed me the value of watching so many documentaries on the Soviet side of World War II. I found I could recognize when a situation called for immediate action and immediately and decisively act.

I also found I can stick with the Plan even when it appears to seriously affect me in what looks like a negative manner. I have my job to do and I do it to the best of my ability and leave the rest to the Mother. Again I see the impact of watching the Soviets roll back their opponents.

Any of us could say things similar to what I’m saying here. We’ve been many times that we’ve done glorious things in the past and will do them again in the future.

I’m just starting to get it about myself, without getting swell-headed or strutting about. They’ve given me certain tools to do the job I contracted to do and I’m doing it. The tools are the ones I need. The tools you have are the ones you need.

A lightworker is a lightworker, but beyond that first rough division there are an infinite variety of ways to serve the Mother.


(1) Steve Beckow:   Can you help me make sense of returning to my interdimensionality while not becoming a guru figure.

Archangel Michael: It is very simple: Visit; don’t stay.  So what you are doing, you are pulling into the 5th – into what you think of as your reality-  the qualities of mastery without setting yourself apart from the masses.  (Archangel Michael in a personal reading with Steve Beckow, through Linda Dillon, May 6, 2013.)

Like so much of what he said to me, I’m only unpacking the fuller meaning now.

(2) Loc. cit.

(3) Mastery = 11; Christ Consciousness = 7; expanded awareness in physical = 5; love = beyond dimensions. That is what he means by spanning dimensions.


The Universal Laws: What, How, and Why – Part 3/5 by Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

Art – Ichiro Tsuruta


The Universal Laws: What, How, and Why – Part 3/5

(Continued from Part 2, yesterday.)

Is the law about a return to the heart?

Sanat Kumara: Yes and no. It is the guidebook about the return to the heart, and the guidebook, or the direction, that we offer you is the same for those upon Gaia as it is in the Pleiadian sector, or Arcturus, or Andromeda, or CCC. So it is the same, throughout. And that is the glue factor, as well, in terms of the unity and the love. (1)

Is the law all about a return to the One?

Sanat Kumara: [The universal law] was a way for us to understand and to be in closer divine union. So even in the very beginning the alignment of will was such that there was a will in the Oneness, in the All, in the Source to be known and you have what creations came forward throughout many universes to understand and ways in which to be able to work their way back. So you can think of universal law …. as a guide, a road map, a way in which to know the Unknowable.” (2)

Sanat Kumara: One of your primary drives, as spiritual, human, emotional, mental beings, is to find out how things work and, “How do I get home?” So, think of this. You have a system. …

What the law does, and when you truly engage with the Universal Law is that it removes the illusion upon which so much of human experience has been based. So that is why it is so important — critical! — at this time, why I am stepping forward and saying, “All right, my beloved friends, it is time for you, each of you, to more fully understand the law. And I am happy — I am thrilled — to be able to act, can I say, as your tutor, as your guide.” …

I am doing it because I am afraid if I don’t do it I am going to get in trouble, either in trouble with the law, with my wife, with my husband, with my children, with my neighbor or with god.

Well, that is not good enough. That is not the alignment with the law. So the emotional component, the mental component…. You cannot think, “Well, I will do this so I will be in alignment, but I really think this is a bunch of hogwash.” No.

Everything, all parts of you — and that is why you come to this stillpoint of your heart and your knowing — it has to be in alignment. Now, do we force it? Are there punitive ramifications if you do not adhere to the law?

Well, the punitive ramifications — and you have seen many — is that life doesn’t work. It is not joyful, it is not loving, it is not sustainable, it is not rewarding, it does not feel good. And you see this every day on the streets of every country. You see this in the quiet of homes where people isolate in desperation.

So the ramifications aren’t what comes from on high. The concept of punishment, of judgment, is a human construct, not a divine one. But are there ramifications? Yes, because what you are doing individually and collectively is hurting yourself, making yourself miserable.

Now, I know, as I say this as your tutor, there are some of you who are listening this night who are saying, “Well, that’s terrible. He’s putting it all on us!”

No, my beloved friends. I am not putting it all on you. What I am saying is there is a body of understanding that if you adhere to you will fly free. So it is part of the collective education and evolution, because you have decided to come as one — even those who are in the, shall we say, the undecided group. (3)

Sanat Kumara: While you think, or feel or know or believe, that you are on this journey back, you are also on this journey with everything. There is only one grid. That is the law. How else would you travel? You cannot be jumping from grid to grid to grid to grid.

Now, does it stretch? Are there times when you access a different portion of the grid by changing dimensions or going through wormholes, or black holes or white holes? Yes. But it is still one. …

It is like what you say, so many of you in your vehicles have Mapquest or GPS. This is your universal GPS, dear heart. … The totality of the grid is God. (4)

(To be continued in Part 4, after the weekend.)


(1) “Sanat Kumara: You’re Ready to Build Societies in Adherence with the Law,” April 23, 2013, at

(2) “Sanat Kumara on the Purpose of Life, the Universal Law, and the Longing for Liberation,” June 6, 2012, at

(3) “Sanat Kumara: You’re Ready to Build Societies in Adherence with the Law,” ibid.

(4) Loc. cit.


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The Universal Laws: What, How, and Why – Part 2/5 – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

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The Universal Laws: What, How, and Why – Part 2/5


(Continued from Part 1, yesterday.)

I look forward to posting more on the individual laws the Company of Heaven says are important to our ascension.

Here, we begin with a series introducing the divine laws.

I use the question-and-answer format to cover as much ground as I possible, as quickly as I can.

What is its purpose?

Sanat Kumara: The purpose of the law, the foundation of the law, is balance. It is to assist you, to guide you — and all beings — to the place of balance. … That is the reason for Universal Law. (1)

Sanat Kumara: Everything I do with universal law is about balance. (2)

When you refer to the law, you have a framework within which to work with that constant change, and to go to the place of balance.

The purpose of the law, the foundation of the law, is balance. It is to assist you, to guide you — and all beings — to the place of balance. So, that is the reason for Universal Law. (3)

Sanat Kumara: The Divine Mother brings forth ways of creation, of movement, of action in which we come to know and experience the Unknowable, that we can find that place of union between movement and stillness, between all and nothing. So the universal law, as you think of it, as we all think of it, is a way for us to come to know, to understand, to create and to be closer in alignment and union with all that is. So it was a method, a tool, a creation. (4)

What is its essence?

Ashira: Love is the core of Universal Law. It is the core of everything. (5)

Sanat Kumara: All law, all Universal Law, including especially the Law of Purpose, is birthed from love. Plain and simple. There is not a law that is not of love. (6)

Sanat Kumara: The Universal Laws are simply the laws of this universe; it is the understanding of how your universe works and operated. But all of these laws, the basis of them is love. There cannot be a Universal Law that does not have its foundation in love; that is the core and the substance of the multiverse, of the omniverse. (7)

SaLuSa: It can all be summed up by living from a point of Unconditional Love, and although a great challenge in your present circumstances it will become easier as you ascend. (8)

SaLuSa: The Laws of God are quite clear and based on Unconditional Love, and anything less is not of God’s word. (9)

What happens when we work with the laws?

Sanat Kumara: What happens when you truly engage with the Universal Law is that it removes the illusion upon which so much of human experience has been based. (10)

(To be continued in Part 3, tomorrow.)


(1). “Sanat Kumara: You’re Ready to Build Societies in Adherence with the Law,” April 23, 2013, at

(2) Loc. cit.

(3) Loc. cit.

(4) “Sanat Kumara on the Purpose of Life, the Universal Law, and the Longing for Liberation,” June 6, 2012, at

(5) “Transcript: Heavenly Blessings with Ashira ~ 6th in a Series,” channeled by Linda Dillon, May 6, 2014, at

(6) “Transcript: Sanat Kumara Discusses the Sacred Law of Purpose, Part 1/2,” channeled by Linda Dillon, August 13, 2013, at

(7) Sanat Kumara on Heavenly Blessings, April 26, 2012, Part 2/2, April 29, 2012, at

(8) SaLuSa, Feb. 24, 2012, at

(9) Ibid., May 28, 2010.

(10) “Sanat Kumara: You’re Ready to Build Societies in Adherence with the Law,” ibid.


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The Universal Laws: What, How, and Why – Part 1/5 – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia



The Universal Laws: What, How, and Why – Part 1/5

Kathleen has awakened my interest in universal law.

Poor Raj (Sanat) has come on Hour with an Angel or Heavenly Blessings every year to press us to learn how to work with the laws. And I for one have not really taken him up on the subject, at least so far.

However, having actually invoked various of the laws and gotten positive results, I’m beginning to get just an inkling of how matters in this area might work.

I look forward to posting more on the individual laws the Company of Heaven says are important to our ascension.

Here, we begin with a series introducing the divine laws.

I use the question-and-answer format to cover as much ground as possible, as quickly as I can.

Why do we have Universal Law?

Sanat Kumara: Why do we have Universal Law? It is the rules … of how things work, and they do not change.

So one of the issues that you are working with is you are in an environment, a situation, of constant change, whether you acknowledge it or realize it or not. And so, when you refer to the law, you have a framework within which to work with that constant change, and to go to the place of balance. (1)

Sanat Kumara: Universal Law is … the framework upon which you come to understand how things work. It is part of the universal grid. It is part of the understandings of how things happen or don’t happen, and the alignments that one can gain in terms of your own process of Ascension and return to the source of One.

So it is the framework upon which creation, what you have called the Divine Qualities, everything hangs. It is the grid upon which you come to understand how things work.

It is peculiar, is it not, that you have, as a human collective, of all breeds, such an obsession with this word “law”? You have judicial law. You have laws of mathematics, quantum physics, but you do not have, and you have not aligned fully or completely with, Universal Law.

And yet it is the starting point and it is the finishing point. And when you are in alignment with Universal Law, you come to a place of understanding of how to position yourself, particularly within time and space, how your actions, or inactions, or sense of being, can be measured and reflected. (2)

Sanat Kumara: When we said to the Mother, and the Mother said to many, “How will the beings, not only on Earth, not only upon this beloved jewel, Gaia, how will they understand how to construct, how to proceed?” it was the understanding of the law, of how things work. Just like your scientific or natural law.

Now, you do not go about every single day thinking, or feeling, “Am I in alignment with the law?” whether it is human law or natural law. It is the way of being.

Now, many of the human laws that have evolved are not at all in alignment with Universal Law. And that is where things have gone awry and where false grids and paradigms have grown up, and actually assume the illusion of solidity.

But they do not have a reference point in the heart of One. And then people become disenchanted, disillusioned, disappointed, because they think they are adhering to law, and it is not having the results of creation that they desire. But it is because they have not taken the time — this is not a criticism; now is the time – to understand this body of law. So the law as it exists, to answer your question, to assist you and many far beyond Gaia to understand how things work, is actually very simple. (3)

(To be continued in Part 2, tomorrow.)


(1) “Sanat Kumara: You’re Ready to Build Societies in Adherence with the Law,” April 23, 2013, at

(2) Loc. cit.

(3) Loc. cit.




In That Higher-Dimensional Space Lies the Answer – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

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In That Higher-Dimensional Space Lies the Answer

How do we balance our work lives and our partnerships and our friends and relatives? How do we make time for it all?

I could wrack my brain for hours coming up with advice to myself.

But the truth of the matter is, as I know, in a higher-dimensional space, these matters resolve themselves. There’s no dilemma, as Da Free John said years ago, in the space of the permanently-opened heart (which brings mukti, liberation, sahaja, ascension) and awakened consciousness.

It’s all so very simple. But coming into that space is not very simple.

Once I came into the experience of “real” love, I found I could “surf” on any feeling of love or bliss that came along and excite the divine state within me again. That’s not so much the case at the moment because of stress.

The good news is that we’ll all come into it upon ascension. But we can still create a “growth game” here by pretending that it’s better to have it earlier than later. It’s not. But the game results in growth, expansion, and unfoldment.

If we experience – or, better, realize – any of the divine states like sacred love, bliss, joy, integrity, abundance, peace, or mastery, we immediately see what the prophets and sages have been talking about. They glimpsed or inhabited a higher state of consciousness, the one we’re gradually “ascending”  to. (1)

The only path I know to it, and I’m not a spiritual guide, is to cleanse ourselves of our unfinished business (2) and all the other mental baggage we carry and to substitute in its place sacred practices friendly to love and bliss, etc. To open to these spaces and states of being.  I think the angels do the rest.

Of course I’m enthusiastic about the subject. I’ve never known a person who, having consciously experienced a higher state of being, temporarily or permanently, did not want to communicate it or see if others could be helped to experience it.  Look how many highly-enlightened beings turn around and come back as teachers.

So for me, the main question is not how do I balance work, partnership, and the rest, but how do I release my consciousness from everything that holds it back  and allow it to soar?

In that higher-dimensional space lies the answer.


(1) In consciousness only. What happens to the physical world, I can only imagine.

(2) Kathleen has shown me that that may involve, not simply processing, but also apologizing, asking for apologies, and forgiving.


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Looking Back – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

Art by Sangeetha Bansal


Looking Back

July 24, 2017 by 

The experience of every divine space I’ve been allowed to visit up till now – sacred love, bliss, peace, and abundance – has deepened over time. In computer terms, the experiences just keep “unpacking.”

I don’t see why that wouldn’t be the case with this latest experience of maestro – a term which could mean a leader or a master.

I always need to add that, in my opinion, we lightworkers are all ascended masters who’ve agreed to come back and cool our jets to assist others to awaken and re-build Nova Earth.

If I want my experience to deepen, I have to do my part and open to it, take responsibility for it, and get behind it.

I’ve had a concrete demonstration of the value of mastery. The stress I felt was almost enough to do me in.

But when I re-awakened to the state of being called “mastery,” the stress fell away. Everything became manageable. My consciousness returned.

I find it requires courage to even discuss the subject. Watch for someone calling me the “self-styled master.”

I’m not enlightened. (Just a taste of it.) I’m not a spiritual master. Nor do I wish to be one. I’m a writer.

I discussed the matter with Archangel Michael a few years back:

Steve Beckow: Can you help me make sense of returning to my interdimensionality while not becoming a guru figure?

AAM    It is very simple: Visit; don’t stay.  So what you are doing, you are pulling into the 5th, into what you think of as your reality the qualities of mastery without setting yourself apart from the masses.  (1)

We lightworkers call this wayshowing. I think what he says here to me will soon be relevant for all of us. All of us are maestros-as-ascended-masters, with no recall of it. We’re all of us soon to be maestros-as-leaders.

If we don’t lead, Michael has said, others won’t have the necessary experience to fill the void.


The term maestro is used most often to refer to an orchestra leader. But a master chef or violinist might also be called one.

The meaning deepens until we reach the spiritual master. If by that term you mean, ascended in another lifetime, then all of us are masters.

We’re here to straddle dimensions. To bring the higher energies into the lower and take those in the lower to the higher. Largely, we do it by example.

We’re here to behave as masters balancing Seventh-Dimensional Christ Consciousness and Love (not just Fifth), while remaining in a physical body.

We’re here to create new templates, try on new hats, and devise new ways of being, doing, and having.

Anyone who’s still looking for a spiritual master at this late date has declared them-self still to be seeking: that is, still in the student phase of life. There’s nothing wrong with that.

It’s just that lightworkers have another mission. They’ve come to Planet Earth from higher dimensions not to seek – not this lifetime – but to re-build.

Ask me if I’m interested in being a spiritual master? I’m not. I’m here to write and I’m here to build.

What have I built?

Systems of thought. Concepts of patterning in human behavior. Antidotes to things like vasanas, conditioned behavior, entrenched beliefs, masks, acts, numbers, etc.

Dictionaries that lay out the purpose of life, the existence of a Divine Plan for us all, what the the path looks like from God to God, what the afterlife looks like, what a common vocabulary and cross-cultural spirituality for religions might be … Gosh, I don’t know what else.

I’m satisfied. I could stop now and go off in a completely new direction. Or I could continue because there’s nothing else I’d rather do.

I’m at rest.


(1) Archangel Michael in a personal reading with Steve Beckow through Linda Dillon, May 6, 2013.


Art by Sangeetha Bansal

New Wine in New Bottles – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

Art: Archangel Faith by Lily Moses


New Wine in New Bottles

I’m going to create new meaning.

I’m not quite inventing a new word. It’s more investing an old word with new meaning.

I cite, as my authority for doing so, anthropologist Leslie White, who taught that we create new symbols by freely and arbitrarily bestowing meaning upon a thing or event.  I’m going to freely and arbitrarily bestow new meaning on an old word.

I’ll be offering it as a synonym for “enlightenment.”  But without the baggage that no longer seems to belong in a rapidly-changing area of life.

In the Sixties and Seventies, devotees claimed higher and higher, or more specialized, enlightenments for their masters.

It seemed everyone was Sri Sri Sri, and then 108 Sri. It seemed to me a sign that true enlightenment was missing somewhere.

Rather than try to pour new wine into old bottles, I’d like to bring in an additional term for it in my writings: “Aliveness.” (3)

Aliveness is a quality of being that can be experienced but not easily defined. When I feel “alive,” I feel whole, complete, satisfied, happy, and loving.

One advantage the term has over “enlightenment” is that it isn’t associated with stages; aliveness just unfolds and unfolds.

I define an increase in aliveness as an increase in our ability to access our powers, senses, happiness, love, etc.

The one feature common to each of the spiritual experiences that I’ve had is that each has raised, by a little bit more, my overall experience of aliveness. (1) With each new spiritual experience, I’ve felt a little more alive.

The most obvious example of that is that I now love, where before I didn’t. Before that expansion in aliveness, everything else pales. (2)

I may as well have been dead in the sense that the best of life (love) was hidden from me. The heart opening therefore translated into a huge leap in the experience of aliveness; in this case, the experience of love. Was that a stage of enlightenment? Maybe yes, maybe no. Who cares?

I’ve seen other capabilities also expand as a result of these experiences. My willingness, patience, the reach of my contemplation, meditation, and awareness, my relaxation, my emotional floor – all of these have expanded or risen, as the case may be.

Each experience has left a trace and each has expanded my overall feeling of aliveness.

Doing so releases us from one old hassle: Testing everyone’s claims to enlightenment. We’re simply expanding our experience of aliveness, more and more and more.

New wine in new bottles.

Do I feel more alive? Am I happier? Am I living more in the experience of love? As a spiritual student seeking aliveness, that’s all I really care about.


(1) The feeling of aliveness is a characteristic of Beingness. The study of Being is usually called “ontology.” God in Hindu scriptures is described as Being-Consciousness-Bliss Absolute. Being is sometimes also referred to as existence, less often as experience. Experience has to do with the senses whereas as beingness transcends the senses.

(2) Because the decision-maker in us decides whether we’ll feel happy or not based on an assessment of how we feel inside. When we feel loving, that’s a very good thing and the decision-maker decides to allow us to feel happy. Compare us in this metaphor to tubeworms, such as you find in the deep ocean. Tubeworms are very tentative when they come out. They easily skitter back in.

Whether we come out (declare ourselves happy) depends on this same tremulous consideration. One minute we’re out and then we quickly draw back in again. Or at least I do.

(3) However, not to get obsessive about the additional term.


Art: Archangel Faith by Lily Moses

The Avatars: Appropriate Models for Humanity – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

Ten avatars of Vishnu - Matsya, Kurma, Varaha, Vamana, Krishna, Kalki, Buddha, Parshurama, Rama & Narasimha.- Painting from Jaipur, now at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Ten avatars of Vishnu: Matsya, Kurma, Varaha, Vamana, Krishna, Kalki, Buddha, Parshurama, Rama & Narasimha – Painting from Jaipur, now at the Victoria and Albert Museum


The Avatars: Appropriate Models for Humanity

Someone is feeding me the idea, “the appropriate models for human behavior are the avatars.”

I wish I’d thought of that. I have to say I agree.

Avatara means descent of the Divine. A synonym is Incarnation of God.

We are all ascenders, no matter what realm or kingdom we come from. Only an avatar is a direct descent of God the Mother, who is One with God the Father. (1)

The avatar is like a Babushka doll. There’s the human vessel, which is usually a person of undoubted spiritual merit in their own right. Then, in addition to all the other bodies, the innermost core would be filled by a descent of the Mother. All avatars are incarnations of Shakti, the Holy Spirit, the Divine Mother. (2)

Examples? Ramakrishna is my favorite. If I were not writing this blog, I’d most love to write commentaries for westerners on the teachings of Sri Ramakrishna.

Jesus next. The Buddha. Krishna. I love all the Incarnations.

And of course we’re all Incarnations, but not in quite the same way.

Ramakrishna would say that there’s more Shakti in an avatar than in an ordinary person, more than any ordinary person could bear. His body wa said to be pure sattwa, which is the most refined cosmic force, vibration, or energy there is within the material realm.

The Father is in me and I am in the Father

Ramakrishna himself went through one advanced enlightenment after another, demonstrating all the divine conditions and ecstacies described in the Scriptures, where a few would have worn out any ordinary body.

He was so pure that he couldn’t touch money without burning himself. He had to douse his hand in Ganges water to calm it down again and purify it.

The number of stories I could tell from Ramakrishna’s life, and all I learned from endless readings of the Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna, I can’t estimate.

Jesus on the other hand put matters so succinctly that I doubt anyone has said them better or more tersely. My favorite story about him is the Zen master who read the Gospels and handed the book back saying, “This man is close to enlightenment.”

I and my Father are One. But he is greater than I. The Father is in me and I am in my Father. (3)

I came into the world from my Father; lo, now I return from the world to my Father. I’d call that a declaration only an avatar could make.

Both Ramakrishna and Jesus had immaculate conceptions, virgin births.  Both showed themselves capable of handling immense amounts of energy – Jesus in the transfiguration on the mount and Ramakrishna in some of the very-refined spiritual experiences he had.

The lives of the avatars were devoted to demonstrating to humanity what purity in behavior, integrity, compassion and the other divine qualities looked like.

So yes, I agree. The appropriate model for us of human behavior, in case we need one – maybe we don’t – are the human Incarnations whose wisdom spawned religions – Lao Tzu, Bodhidharma, Thoth, Jesus, St. Germaine, (4) etc.

I have an itch I can’t scratch. I see it as clear as day that the movement in the next few years will be like a tidal wave of unity – of being sick of wars, sick of conflict, sick of competition, sick of conspicuous consumption. Sick of the entire way most of us live every day of a futile round of existence.

When it could be so much better. “I just want people to get along,” I hear Kathleen say. Who was the neurosurgeon who said recently that the world would be at peace if everyone just behaved decently – that is, fairly.

Kindergarten rules. But what the situation requires.

We don’t even follow kindergarten rules in our societies. Our governments blow their own citizens up, for heaven’s sake. They introduce epidemic diseases into the environment and withhold the cures. They make vaccinations that are toxic. On and on the sad litany goes. What’s wrong with this picture?

Simple. We don’t even follow kindergarten rules.

So, yes, a refresher course from the avatars – those Incarnations of God sent to model behavior to humans – is probably just what our situation calls for.

Just as there will be unity in the social and political fields, there will also be unity in the spiritual. And the example set by the avatars will at that point will feed the desire for peace, harmony, and unity.

Ramakrishna once said that one day his shrines would be all over the Western world.  His mission was to preach the unity of all religions. Where he goes, the whole company of masters goes, I’m sure.

For a list of the books of all enlightened masters known to me as of 2007, go here


(1) The argument goes: The Father does not incarnate. When the Father enters the dream, we call him “the Mother.”  The Father is passive; the Mother is active. The Father is silent; the Mother is sonic. It’s simply a teaching device, a way to go one more step up the ladder. But, in the end, words cannot hope to capture that Reality.

And the Mother has already confided that the truth is not as simple as that.

An example of one accepted spiritual viewpoint that may need to go is the view that there’s no movement in the Transcendental. The Transcendental is associated with the Father and the Father is still.

I’ve now heard from Ramakrishna and from Michael that there are gradations in the Transcendental and gradations imply movement. Years ago I heard Ramakrishna describe beings living in the Transcendental – in form even. I didn’t know what to make of it then, but I do now.

Our view of the Transcendental – beyond the Twelfth Dimension – may need to be revised.

(2) Archangel Michael confessed to Kathleen once that even he is still evolving and ascending.Who is not still ascending?

(3) The Father exists as the divine spark in the hearts of all of us. Everyone and everything exists within the Father, who is All.

(4) Rosicrucianism, Freemasonry. He may have midwifed other secret societies.

Archangel Michael on the New Form of Relationships – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

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Archangel Michael on the New Form of Relationships

I came across this excerpt from a reading Kathleen and I had with Archangel Michael in 2014 while researching for a book on sacred partnership.

So much of what he said back then is assuming greater and greater relevance now. Here he looks at the new form of relationships. 

Archangel Michael: The [new] form of sacred union and partnership [is] where you truly come together, unique, individual, diverse. We are not trying to meld your hearts, your souls, your personalities, your talents, your abilities, but they tend to complement one another, and yes, at times and places to conjoin and to co-create.

But the sacred union is one of truly engaging, not only in a relationship that is based on freedom, liberation, love ― and that is where I have begun with you this day, of being love, loving, and being the love, being in love, allowing yourself to love, allowing yourself to be loved, to allow this love to spill from you to the collective, to utilize the energy of that love to create and to co-create both in the very large sense and in the very individual sense of your family.

So it is a new level of participation, of being truly united in heart. It has not ― well, it did in the very beginning, but ― it has not existed, or it has existed by exception rather than the rule, since the demise of the third dimension.

This form of relationship was in place in the very beginning. As the beginning creator race came to the planet, this was the way in which sacred union worked.

Then came the false grids, the paradigms, the illusions, can we say the fall from grace, in many ways. And so it is not that this type of union never existed on planet. It did here and there, now and then, but it most certainly was not the norm. It was not even truly even aspired to, because it was not conceived of.

One of the primary elements in the new form of partnership is not merely freedom, it is a sense of selflessness. And I use this word not to mean, in any way, shape or form, sacrifice.

But merely a sense of selflessness insofar… not that you lose yourself, but the importance of the soul as defined previously by ego disappears. And that is also part of the ascension, as you well know.

You’re talking about being space?

AAM: I am talking about being the truth of who you are.
It’s not sacrifice …

AAM: It’s not compromise. It is not settling. And so, yes, that is the new form, and that is what you are doing. So think of what you are involved in, if you so choose. … What you are doing is working or laying down the template. Because there are new forms, new patterns of behavior, of interaction, of being in partnership, of being in love.

Now, the new form does not in any way eliminate what we would call the bliss and zing factors. We are not suggesting that in any way these are pushed to the side. They are not. (Archangel Michael in a personal reading with Steve and Kathleen through Linda Dillon, May 28, 2014.)


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Peace – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

Flight of Colour and Bliss Painting by Jennifer Baird @ Fine Art America


The Peace that Passeth Understanding

This is another example of how the knowledge of events that happen to us unfolds over time.

I had an experience of the peace – deep peace – of the Natural Self. And I just realized that it was of the same class that Paul was pointing at when he referred to “the peace that passeth understanding.”

What Paul experienced was much deeper than what I did. I’m not trying to compare the two for depth.

But I am trying to compare the two for composition.  They were both deep experiences of peace.

Think of an elevator. You know you’re on the right elevator. This is not the one that goes up from the ground floor (unless you prefer that metaphor; I like depth). This is the one that goes down.

You have several more floors down to go. But you know you’re at least on the right elevator.

Paul’s experience was several floors further down than mine but we’re on the same elevator.

What was my experience?

While lying down, I had an experience of watching my thoughts and feelings flow by me. Later, Archangel Michael, in a personal reading, told me that I was “interdimensionally travelling.”

I felt as if I were on a train, watching it slowly leave the station and looking at the faces as they passed by. I suddenly saw a red-headed man who had a remarkable composure to him. I was struck by it on a spiritual level and took a mental snapshot.

As soon as the man was recognized, it was as if he shot out an energetic dart at me. A bond was made.  And I said to myself: “I know this depth of peace that this man has shown me. It’s the Natural Self.”

Immediately I found myself sinking into a deep, deep sense of peace, way down deep. I ended up in a place that was absolutely solid. It was as if I were standing on a slab of granite.

Later again, in An Hour with an Angel, Michael also described peace as being like stone and I remarked that that was my experience as well. I would have expected downy softness.

The solidity of the ground under my feet probably reflected my own inner stability, which seems to be a gift of true peace when it becomes permanent.

This peace passed understanding in the sense that the mind was so still I’d have to describe it as inactive, archived, taken offline. There was no such act as understanding going on because the mind was decommissioned.

Of course the experience passed, as all do short of Ascension.

I’m beginning to suspect that all my experiences are truncated.   Such an experience as this I’d expect to utterly transform me. But instead I simply gained a new and deeper appreciation for peace and a desire to be permanently peaceful.

At first I didn’t make more of the experience than a brief glimpse of peace. But these experiences are like acorns, that gradually take root and begin to grow.

It’s only perhaps a year later that I find myself making connections: “Hey, I know what the peace that passeth understanding feels like.” Piece-meal. Sudden insights in the shower. One piece of the puzzle at a time.

What I’m demonstrating by this discussion is something I’ve mentioned a number of times before: That these experiences don’t come with a user’s manual and glossary. We have to piece the puzzle together ourselves, if we even know there are questions to be asked.


Flight of Colour and Bliss Painting by Jennifer Baird @ Fine Art America

These Times Make a Diamond – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

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These Times Make a Diamond

The team may be heading into dire financial straits at the end of this month so I decided to look at the Law of Abundance.

I didn’t even know if there WAS a Law of Abundance. If there wasn’t I asked the Company of Heaven to please make the translation.

I invoked the Divine Mother, Archangel Michael, Jesus, and St. Germaine. I invoked the Law of Abundance.

I requested that I be permitted to claim my patrimony, my inheritance  now.

I asked on my divine authority that I be granted the experience of abundance.

I didn’t get an experience of physical abundance; I’m not sure why I thought I might.

I got instead an experience of spiritual abundance.  I discovered – for myself – that abundance is a state of being.

It felt as if a halo of fire went down my body from my crown chakra to my root and burned away the dross and, underneath it, I was abundant. The experience of abundance showed up as a release of tension, the return of happiness, a feeling of satisfaction, completeness, wholeness.

Many years ago, in my late-blooming flower-child days, I used ecstacy. The experience of abundance was much like ecstacy. The feeling of a deflated balloon suddenly being inflated; a feeling of wholeness, completeness, satisfaction. That’s the experience of abundance as a state of being.

I’m just enjoying the experience now.

I just realized … This is the Natural Self. This is Me. The same One that I experienced before as peaceful is also spiritually abundant.

A diamond is a lump of coal that made good under pressure.  It takes these times to make a diamond.


The fact that I have the ability to experience this state of being and I’m not doing so on a regular basis can only be caused by some persistent belief structure. I think it’d be that I don’t deserve abundance. And I could come up with a dozen reasons for that. No, maybe two.

Actually, hundreds. No, thousands. The mind stores away every instance of a supposed “sin” or “misdemeanor.” We convict ourselves over and over again and each conviction becomes a brick in the wall of the belief that we don’t deserve abundance.

I was probably average in my decency during most of my life. Maybe more, maybe less. Once stepping into spirituality, things in many areas improved, not all; they improved greater once involved with the Company of Heaven.

But my memory carries my rap sheet regardless – all the things I’ve convicted myself of doing. I notice there’s no mention of the good things. When I notice that and attempt to remember them, I arrive at a vein of sorrow that blocks my way and runs like a thread through all my “convictions.”

It’s the death of my mother. I gave up after that. And having given up, everything failed for years.  I convicted myself at every step of the way for not caring, for having given up. I just didn’t care once she died.

Was that the moment my heart closed down as well? All of this comes to awareness and then departs, leaving me again in the experience of abundance.


I realized that our Natural Self is naturally “abundant.” And by the Law of Above and Below, Within and Without, if our Natural Self is naturally abundant, then so can we in the body be spiritually abundant.  And by the further action of the law, what has manifested as spiritual abundance above and within should also manifest as physical abundance. All things being equal.

But the experience of the state of abundance is worth, well, at least as much as the physical wherewithal.

A need for the physical wherewithal can’t be escaped. The tension that results from want dulls everything. Stress is an awareness killer.

I’m stressing because I may need to take a job at the end of the month. I can never keep up this awareness journalism if I do.  I feel sad at the thought.

Not only will I miss our daily communion – or is it commute? – but I’ll drop in awareness so I won’t even remember how it was. Not as a living memory or a lived-through experience anyways. It’ll all just become “fond memories.” I’ll miss you.


The sad thing about a decrease in awareness is that we never know it happened until we reach again the levels we were at and realize we fell asleep. So it will be with me.

It’s taken years for me to reach this level of consciousness and writing, but no matter who I work for, what work I do, or how hard I give myself to it, neither consciousness nor writing will survive the modern work world intact.  I once compared going back to it to Archangel Michael as like hitting a brick wall with your car. I would not be able to maintain my consciousness.  He agreed.

If we go, I’ll return when physical abundance arrives.

Meanwhile, I have the spiritual experience of abundance to enjoy. Wholeness, completeness, satisfaction.

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The Truth about Ascension? – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

Invaluable Pieces of the Puzzle – Part 2/2 – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

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Invaluable Pieces of the Puzzle – Part 2/2

The active Mother (Shakti) stands on the inactive Father (Shiva)

(Concluded from Part 1, yesterday.)

I’m only giving you a few examples from many. Time doesn’t permit me to canvass all the literature in the Golden Gaia Database. (

Really what I’d most like you to hear is the great thrill it is for me to be interviewing the Divine Mother, and, along with her, Archangel Michael, Shankara, the new Buddha, etc.

In olden days, we held that we left the Third Dimension (or attained liberation, mukti), by walking up what used to be called a staircase to Heaven. (1)

The first floor was the enlightenment of the Child (Christ, Atman) at the fourth chakra; the second floor was the enlightenment of the Mother at the sixth chakra; the third floor was the enlightenment of the Father at the seventh chakra; and the last floor was enlightenment at the level of the One, as in “Mother/Father One.” It was a permanent heart opening.

At this point we left the Third Dimension of everyday consciousness and the Fourth Dimension of afterlife astral consciousness for the Fifth Dimension of permanent non-dual consciousness.

Knowing this, you can imagine that knowing about the Holy Family assumes an importance for me it wouldn’t have for many people. Each time the Divine Mother or Archangel Michael confirms a spiritual verity in our conversations, I get a chill.

My head is swimming whenever I connect with who it is I’m talking to. “Steve, don’t get nervous,” I’m saying to myself.

She drops remarks about ultimate mysteries, in passing, each part of her casual sentence confirming a profound teaching on the nature of life.

Listen to the following conversation. This is information I can only get from the Mother.  (2)

“You may address me however you choose — Father/Mother One, All — but certainly I come to you this day in what you would think, or feel, as the presence of the Mother.” (3)

She casually confirms that she is Father/Mother and the One, the All.  She is everything. This is information which religious scholars somewhere are probably right now arguing over. Who is the Holy Spirit? How does God create? Etc.

I now have confirmation from the highest Source there is. To a cross-cultural scholar, building a new theoretical basis for spirituality, this is like a treasure hunter coming across a chest full of gold doubloons.  I’m reminded of Solomon: “She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her.” (4)

She adds that it’s her choice to come before us in what we’d think or feel was “the Mother.” She wishes us to think of her as we would the Mother – whatever that phrase may mean to us – our mother, Mother Earth, Mother Nature, the Divine Mother.

It’s again an important piece of the puzzle to know that she chooses to appear as “the Mother.” Whoever created the metaphor – whether here or in another universe – she chooses to appear in the way it prescribes, in a way that we would understand.

She speaks a sentence and I write article after article on it.

Now watch how tenderly but honestly she treats me in this next exchange. She could have patronized me, but she didn’t. It’s such a fine balance of honesty, compassion, and kindness. Her earnest young pupil chirps “Well, Mother…”

Steve Beckow: Well, Mother, in sacred partnership, is it not the case that, for the male, his partner is the embodiment of the Divine Mother, and, for the female, her partner is the embodiment of the Holy Father?

Divine Mother: Not entirely, my friend. The short answer would be for me to agree and to say, well done. But that is not what you are asking.

You are asking — and I mean all of you are asking — for a depth of understanding that you have not fully had before.

SB: Yes, Mother.

DM: Now, you have come leagues, but of course there is further yet to go. (5)

Yay, Mother! Jai Mother!

Thank you for handling me so gently. You could have destroyed me.

But what I learned. Here’s another example in what she said next.

“When you come into sacred union, you are both and you are all with what you would think of as primary energies.” (6)

I cannot think offhand of where we’d learn information such as this except from the archangels and the Mother.

Hearing we had come leagues was like me getting my (and our) report card.  We’re seeking a deeper understanding than we’ve had heretofore: She acknowledges that. What a boost it is to hear that from her.

Then as if I weren’t dizzy enough back stage at having just been given my report card and lots to think about around sacred partnership, she goes on to describe how she and the Father have divided their work. Again priceless information. A big piece of the puzzle. No one else can tell us this.

“There is no true separation between the Father and me. There is delineation and definition, just as there is in your own roles and the choices that you have made time after time.” (7)

So the same One decided to delineate itself into two roles: The role it itself played (still, silent) and the role it played within the realm of matter (active, sonic). And the two that then resulted divided the tasks between them much as we define and delineate our own roles.  Thank you, Mother.

And all the time you hear me asking silly questions or a question that’s already been answered, but what you don’t see is me in the background utterly astounded, losing track of the conversation I’m so blown over. What was the last thing she said? Where were we?

Add this to a lack of memory. But I wouldn’t surrender talking to the Mother.

Actually speaking to her is something given to few people in ancient times.I cannot think of anyone offhand speaking to her, with the exception of Sri Ramakrishna. Most prophets spoke to angels and archangels.

But this generation has access to her on the radio. I feel immensely honored to be speaking with her and we as a generation are blessed to hear her words.

Please don’t think for a moment that I forget whom I’m speaking to or the great honor it is. It’s all I can do to remember to breathe … and have fun, as she wants us to do.

As if her mere presence were not corroboration enough of so many things, hearing her explain some of the mysteries is … well, name a famous guru. No other source can provide the same insight and reassurance that the words of the Mother can for me. (8)


(1) “Do you not realize that you are the Ones that you have waited and longed for, beloved? Until you do, your star kin will be unable to meet you halfway up the staircase to Heaven.” (“White Cloud: On Seeking the Savior Within,” channeled by Eliza Ayres ((AKA Tazjima Amariah Kumara)), December 25, 2013 at

Perhaps remember that “heaven” was the word used by early Christians to denote the Fifth Dimension.  The place that we went when we were “saved,” which we’d now call “ascended.”  Jesus modeled ascension.

(2) The Father doesn’t speak.

Only she has a voice – in the wilderness, the nothingness, the lawlessness of the Father.

(3) “The Divine Mother: You Are Experiencing Love,” ibid.

(4) Proverbs 3:15.

(5) “The Divine Mother: You Are Experiencing Love in Ways that You Have Not Known Before,” channeled by Linda Dillon, November 14, 2013, at

(6) Loc. cit. Here’s the rest of what she said:

“When you are in sacred union — and it does not matter whether it is male-female, male-male, female-female, because what we are talking is energetics — there is the embodiment. For purposes of explanation, the masculine will tend to embody my energies, and vice versa, the feminine will merge and embody the Father.

“But because there is no separation, it is not as pure or as delineated as one might think. There is the blend. And in that blend there is the time when the one that is holding the Divine Masculine will in fact hold the Divine Feminine, because that is what is required in the true union. And again, vice versa.
So there is this ebb and flow, the infinity, and you are meeting in the middle, in the still-point of creation, of the place of insemination, inspiration, implosion, explosion. And I have not even begun to speak of sexuality!

“So, is it correct, what you say? Yes. But broaden it, my friends, my family.”

(7) “The Divine Mother: The Role of Clarity,” Oct. 8, 2013, at

(8) I know, I know. She’s channeled. The channel’s concepts could get in the way. From all I hear that’s a risk we take. Let me say two things about that: (1) I have discernment; and (2) I resonate with Linda’s version of things.


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Invaluable Pieces of the Puzzle – Part 1/2 – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

Sita Rama in The Forest art by Christine Sherwood @ Fine Art America


Invaluable Pieces of the Puzzle – Part 1/2

I’m doing the research for a series on sacred partnership. (We write what we need to learn.)And I’m awed at the superb knowledge that we’re gifted with, for the most part through Linda Dillon (because I follow her work most closely), but through others as well, too numerous to name. (1)

Before I give a few examples, let me give a bit of background.

You know I consider myself a student of cross-cultural spirituality.

The basic questions there are: Who am I? What is “God”? Is there a purpose to life? If so, how do I achieve it? Etc.

If we look at “What is ‘God’?”,  we soon encounter Mother and Father God, Shiva and Shakti, the Father and the Holy Spirit.

We  find that the Mother is the creator, preserver, and transformer of everything in the domain of matter, mater,Mother, while the Father is void of anything material. If she’s everything, he can be said to be nothing. (2)

They’ve drawn a line. She has dominion over the entire material realm, which extends … I used to think … as far as the Twelfth Dimension. I’m now no longer sure because I’ve learned, from Linda’s sources, that the Transcendental has gradations. (3)

But listen to these next two passages. Keep in mind that I’ve never had a conversation with a living master about these questions. And I certainly would never have dreamed that I’d be talking to an archangel and the Mother herself.

I almost swooned each time one of them confirmed one of my theories. It was like being back in school.

Archangel Michael: The Mother … is the ultimate architect, you know.

Steve Beckow:  Yes, and just for our listeners the Mother and the Father are not different.

AAM: They are one.

SB:  Yes, they are one. (4)

I’m sitting there, so to speak, with a living master – Archangel Michael – having a conversation with him, and hearing him confirm what I’ve only so far heard from sacred books or from gurus way off in the distance, whom I can’t speak to. I am thrilled.

It would have been enough to have Archangel Michael confirm “in person” that the Mother is the architect of creation, which he drops as if we’re having coffee together. (5) He then goes on to confirm perhaps the most basic axiom of a cross-cultural, New-Age spirituality and that is: The Mother and Father are One.

The impact on me of hearing that teaching directly from him in a conversation was … well, Hindus would appreciate me saying it was like a darshan.

A darshan is a revelation or manifestation of a teacher’s divinity in sight, sound or some other sensory means. It’s an elevating experience for the student. His words were like a darshan to me.

One needs authoritative sources to base core principles of a cross-cultural spirituality on. Statements like these from our sources represent authoritative confirmation for me, which I can cite in my publications. (6) Not only does it free me up as a scholar, but it gives me confidence in what I’ve been writing. And hearing it directly in conversation allowed the teachings to really take root.

Here’s another pet theory. I’ve always held that the Mother/Father metaphor is a teaching device, a useful educational tool. But there’s no gender at the level of the Mother and Father. Michael seems to confirm that particular theory by telling us that the Company of Heaven are drawing on our ideas of gender, to help us understand the nature of God.

Having said that the Mother is the architect of creation and she and the Father are One, he adds:

AAM: You differentiate for purposes of clarity and understanding.  But you do not differentiate in terms of what you think of as Source, and that is why I have used this term today, to say that we are fueled by Source. (7)

“You differentiate for purposes of clarity and understanding.” I imagine that sages first used the device of differentiating between a Mother and a Father to reflect prevailing parental procreation patterns. They intended it as a teaching device. It promotes the student’s clarity about and understanding of the nature of God: Active/inactive, silent/sonic, laws/no laws, Everything/Nothing, etc.

In my own eyes, I’ve just had another important theory validated – that the use of the device of Divine Parentage is not an actual comment on God, (8) but simply a useful device for teaching.  I was ecstatic. Each of these comments is one more point established in the construction of core principles for a cross-cultural, New-Age  spirituality.

(Concluded tomorrow in Part 2.)


(1) If I named some, I’d wound others whom I might leave out. I’ve written private emails to some acknowledging their contribution so they know who they are.

(2) I was much maligned as a child as a “lazy, no-good good-for-nothing.” I wish I’d been alert enough to reply, “God does nothing. Is he lazy?”

(3) That in itself is an example of a mind-blowing acknowledgement. How is it “Transcendental” if it has differentiation? It upsets all our existing knowledge of the Transcendental. I need a bigger brain.

(4) “Archangel Michael on the Angelic Kingdom,” June 13, 2014, at

(5) I once saw him in a lucid dream in a cafe onboard ship. That’s the closest I got to having coffee with him.

(6) Of course academia would not entertain my sources of knowledge, but I left academia a long time ago when they wouldn’t recognize the study of enlightenment as being within the university’s paradigm. My writings are not intended for academics such as I knew in the Sixties through Eighties.

(7) “Archangel Michael on the Angelic Kingdom,” ibid.

(8) There are not two forms of God up there who are actually female and male.


Sita Rama in The Forest art by Christine Sherwood @ Fine Art America

The Rise of Women in Buddhism – Suzanne Maresca via Lama Tsultrim Allione

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The Rise of Women in Buddhism

By Lama Tsultrim Allione on Saturday July 1st, 2017


Dissolving the Constructs of Inequality in Spirituality

When I think about women and Buddhism, the first thing that always comes to mind is the story of Tara’s vow. This story expresses our situation so very clearly and applies equally well to both ancient and modern times. It is a story that originated when Mahayana was integrating with tantra, ultimately forming what became Vajrayana in India. It is emblematic of a wave of stories that followed about powerful women who valued themselves as women within Buddhism. Many of the stories from that era in India (around 700–800 CE) tell us what was happening both sociologically in the culture, and developmentally in Vajrayana. During this period, for the first time, Buddhism had women teaching men. It was also the dawn of female Buddhas and the feminine wisdom principle, which began with Prajnaparamita, the ‘Mother of All the Buddhas,’ in the Mahayana period.

The story tells us that Tara was a princess named Wisdom Moon, who was very devoted to the dharma and had a deep meditation practice. When she was close to enlightenment, raising the intention to reach enlightenment for the benefit of all beings, a monk approached her and said what a pity it was that she was in the body of a woman, because she would have to come back as a man before she could become enlightened. The princess answered back brilliantly, demonstrating her understanding of emptiness and absolute truth, saying:

Here there is no man; there is no woman, no self, no person, and no consciousness. Labelling ‘male’ or ‘female’ is hollow. Oh, how worldly fools delude themselves.

She went on to make the following vow: “Those who wish to attain supreme enlightenment in a man’s body are many, but those who wish to serve the aims of beings in a woman’s body are few indeed; therefore may I, until this world is emptied out, work for the benefit of sentient beings in a woman’s body.”

Tara became a symbol of feminine holinessTara’s story speaks of the early misunderstandings of gender in spirituality.

From that time onward, the princess dedicated herself to realizing complete enlightenment. Once she accomplished that goal, she came to be known as Tara, the Liberator. I like to say that Tara is the first ‘Women’s Libber’ and that Green Tara is the spiritual leader of the Green Party, guardian of the forest; fast acting and compassionate, with one foot in the world and one foot in meditation, a place where many of us find ourselves.

Embracing Non-Gender AND the Feminine

As a practitioner of Buddhism, I don’t think about myself in terms of gender. When I am in my retreat cabin meditating, I try to cut through such concepts and rest in the true condition of unborn and unceasing luminous emptiness, the ground of being. However, I have continued to be committed to the reemergence of the sacred feminine in the Buddhist tradition. I don’t see any conflict or dissonance in these two views. This commitment has manifested at Tara Mandala, my retreat center in southern Colorado, where we have built a three-story mandala temple dedicated to the twenty-one Taras; all various aspects of the enlightened feminine.

Having come from a family of accomplished women, who were respected and valued equally to men, I never felt that there were certain things a woman couldn’t or shouldn’t do. So when I began studying with the Tibetans in 1967, I had no particular awareness of gender prejudices. After my ordination by His Holiness the Sixteenth Karmapa in Bodhgaya in January 1970, I set out on my life as a Buddhist nun. Because of the lack of available translations, I had only a general idea of the vows I had taken and lived blissfully unaware of the ingrained inequalities for several years.

Becoming a Buddhist Nun

I had been ordained as a sramanerika (getsulma in Tibetan), or novice, with just thirty-six vows, and didn’t learn until later that the Buddha had given extra rules of discipline to fully ordained women. According to some Vinaya traditions, there are 311 vows for fully ordained women bhiskunis, or gelongma, compared with 227 vows for men who become bhikshus. Many of the extra vows have to do with nuns’ subordination to monks.

A getsulma is a novice monk or nunA getsulma is a novice monk or nun.

According to stories in the Vinaya, Gautama Buddha refused to admit women to the monastic order several times before he finally agreed to do so at the persistent request of his stepmother, Mahaprajapati, and the strong intervention of his cousin Ananda on her behalf. Mahaprajapati was not just any woman asking to become a nun. She was his own mother’s sister, and had nursed and raised the Buddha from the moment of his mother’s death, shortly after he was born. When he opened the sangha to women, it is said that the Buddha also made it more difficult for them to be ordained and made them subordinate to all monks. Supposedly, he also predicted that admitting women to the sangha would shorten the life of the sangha by five hundred years. However, it’s not known whether these stories are historically accurate or whether, as some Buddhist scholars suggest, they were written somewhat later by androcentric and patriarchal monks.

To the credit of my lamas, in my early days as a nun, I never felt any misogynist tendencies and had full confidence that I would have complete access to the teachings whenever I was ready for the next step. My first awakening to sexism in Buddhism came when I went to attend a three-month series of empowerments in India, given by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche in Tashi Jong, near Dharamsala, in 1973. When Ani Jinpa, a Dutch nun, and I were looking for seating, we were told that we had to sit behind all the monks, including the recently ordained, six-year-old squirming little monks who could not yet read. I was surprised and a little disappointed in my adopted religion. For three months, we sat way at the back of the temple, squeezed between the child monks and the constantly chatting laypeople. It got me thinking.

Finding the balanceThe balance of the masculine and the feminine within Buddhist teachings is awry.

That same year, I decided to disrobe — not because of the sexism I saw in Buddhism, but because I could see no future for myself as a nun. I was the only Buddhist nun in the Tibetan tradition in America, which was where I was trying to live and study with Chögyam Trungpa. At one point, I asked Trungpa Rinpoche for a text on the feminine principle in Buddhism, and he gave me a big Tibetan volume on Prajnaparamita. I never managed to do anything with this text because I was soon to become a mother of three.

Getting to Know the Women of Tradition

I really became interested in looking at the stories of women in Buddhism when I lost a child in the spring of 1980. She was the twin of my son, Costanzo, and succumbed to sudden infant death syndrome when she was two months old. After Chiara’s death, I felt a deep need for the stories of women in my tradition. I needed to know their lives. The biographies of men weren’t helping me.

I couldn’t find any of stories of women, and in the few references to women in The Hundred Thousand Songs of Milarepa I read things like, “Because of my sinful karma, I was given this inferior female body.” I didn’t believe that.

In 1981, I travelled to India and Nepal looking for the biographies of great women practitioners from Tibet. This research led to my first book, Women of Wisdom. While writing the book, I journeyed through India and Nepal asking for stories of enlightened women. After I got a blank stare from one monk when I made this request, I further explained what I was looking for and he said, “Oh now I understand. You are not looking for women’s stories, you mean dakinis’ biographies.” I then realized that whenever a woman became enlightened, it was assumed that she had to have been a special dakini (female embodiment of wisdom) and not an ordinary woman. An ordinary woman would never get enlightened. In fact, the Tibetan word for woman means ‘lower birth.’

Seeking enlightened women in NepalLama Tsultrim Allione travelled to Nepal, seeking stories of enlightened women.

The stories that I finally found gave me strength and inspiration, and the research awakened me to a broader awareness of women, and women’s issues, around the world. The rebalancing of genders currently under way may be the greatest achievement of this century. It has been very moving to me to watch this movement going forward in various forms all over the planet. In some countries, old forms are being revolutionized, but in others, we can see resulting reactionary repression.

The rights of women, their freedom, safety, and protection, are essential to the survival of the human species. How can any of us thrive if the voices of half the population are not heard and valued? These are the voices of women, who have historically spoken overwhelmingly on the side of nonviolence, peace, and protection of the earth. And although many countries have put into place national policies for women’s rights and protection, that are consistent with steps taken at the international level, it is obvious that there are still obstacles to the elimination of discrimination and violence against women and to achieving gender equality. Recent statistics show that two-thirds of the world’s illiterate adults are women, and downward trends have deepened during the recent global economic and social crisis.

However, in recent years there has been a movement toward gender equality within Buddhism. The Dalai Lama has been speaking more and more about the importance of having women in government leadership positions in order for peace to be possible on the earth. The Seventeenth Karmapa has promised to do what he can to reinstate the full ordination of women in Vajrayana Buddhism. In the Theravada tradition, full ordination has returned.

At a recent conference with the Dalai Lama for Western teachers of Buddhism, women teachers filled more than half the room. As we look around the world, we can now see a greater presence of women in leadership positions in Buddhism than ever before, but there is still a long way to go.

The Dalai Lama is a feministHis Holiness the Dalai Lama is an advocate of womens rights.

Celebrating the Masculine

On July 22 of this year, I suddenly lost my husband of twenty-two years. He had a special death with auspicious signs, but it was a shock for him to pass away at fifty-four with no warning. I realized it was important to express the deep gratitude and appreciation I feel for the masculine. David was an embodiment of a powerful masculine force that actualized everything at our centre over the last seventeen years — from the first yurts and tents, to our community building, the residence hall, and finally the beautiful three-story mandala Tara Temple. He also stood by me through thick and thin, through the challenges of starting a center and through attacks on me for being ‘too feminist,’ and therefore ‘not understanding non-duality.’ He supported me in my stand against sexual exploitation of women by male teachers, and protected the women who came to Tara Mandala.

In the wake of his passing, I am acutely aware of the role that the positive masculine plays in the balancing of our world and how important deeply respectful partnership is in establishing Buddhism in the West. This is true not only between partners in a couple, but in our relationships with friends, families, teachers, students, and within the sangha. I feel it is important to acknowledge and value the great men who are actively engaged in bringing wholeness and equality to the Buddhist world, as well as to honor the many women who have struggled and sacrificed to this end.

The absolute truth of the emptiness of gender and the relative truth of a real historical misogynist attitude in Buddhism lay side by side in Tara’s story. Her final vow to always return as a woman, and to reach enlightenment as a woman, shows both her understanding of absolute reality and the relative need for women to be valued and treated equally in Buddhism.

Lama Tsultrim Allione is the founder and spiritual director of Tara Mandala, and an author and international teacher

Archangel Michael on Sacred Partnership – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

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Archangel Michael on Sacred Partnership

Archangel Michael and I had a discussion about sacred partnership on Sept. 30, 2015. I’m researching an article on the subject and came across it again.

As always, he makes many matters clear. The interview bears re-reading.

Archangel Michael: There are many things that we bring forth. Sometimes it is slightly hidden.  Sometimes it is a bit of a puzzle. Sometimes it is not immediately clear and other times it is crystal clear and it is presented on a silver platter arranged amongst the roses.

And we will present these types of things, this variety of things, of situations, opportunities, growth patterns, etc. to humanity time and time and time again.

Too often, far too often, the offering is not accepted or picked up. So, when I tease you and I say the horse has already left the stable, I am saying to both of you that it is a gift not only to you but to us when the offering, when the opportunity, when the growth potential is seen, accepted, acted upon, nurtured and taken up.  And you have done this.

Now does this mean, my beloved friends, that there will never be any issues or conflict or disagreements? Of course there will be. That is part of the growth pattern. But is there also extraordinary potential for joy, for soaring, for expansion, for a deepening of the knowledge and the wisdom of who you are, in service to the Mother/Father One? Yes, the opportunity is extraordinary.

We have spoken to you previously about the opportunity to anchor into form and upon Nova Earth this patterning of what it means in human form – whether you are angelic, archangelic, starseed; it matters not – into human reality the pattern of relationship of divine masculine/divine feminine.

Now we could make this incredibly complex but you know this is not a lesson in quantum physics. This is a conversation, a delightful conversation about love, about sacred union about the fulfilment of promise and about the anchoring of human potential of Nova Being as Nova Gaians. And what does this really mean?

We have spoken a great deal on this topic. It means, sweet angels, that you come from the heart. That you refer and you reflect your brilliant minds – yes, your emotional and your mental knowingness and history – but that you come from the place of heart consciousness that is expanded to such a degree that what human beings have termed, conflict, disagreement, even what we call growth opportunities, are but the chance, the open door to expand towards and with and into one another.

Never does this patterning in the divine masculine and feminine mean surrender of the self. If anything, it is the enormous, beautiful expansion of the self. Are there times of surrender to one another? Of course there are. That is the nature of unity. Not just relationship; I am speaking of unity.

And are there times of standing stalwart, of knowing the truth of what you hold near and dear as truth to your beingness? Yes, there are. Are there times when there are different perceptions or experiences of this? Yes, of course there are. But that is the nature of conjoining and, might I ask, the willingness to complement one another, not simply to admire, to adore, to love but the willingness to complement.

Steve Beckow: What does that mean, Lord, “complement”?

AAM: Think of it in this way. I am the Archangel of Peace, the Warrior of Love and I have my mission and purpose and promises that I have made to the Mother, let us say before I get to return to my art and music; and I am sure before that she will have another task for me! But nevertheless….

Steve: (laughing)… Taking a few billion years!

AAM: Yes, just a few!

But what do I do? In everything I endeavor, whether it is in your terminology, thought or action, heart consciousness, love, I am but a complement to the Mother. That is the truth and purpose of every breath, every minuscule movement because that is the core of what you would think of or term my desires.

When one is truly in sacred union – and, concomitant to that, patterning in the divine feminine and masculine – what are you doing except complementing the Mother/Father One?

You are not merely emulating. You are inhabiting such a way of being that your totality, the wholeness, not just the composite parts, but the wholeness of your being is a complement to one another and, in turn, a complement to Mother/Father One.

So in this way, such things, such outmoded patterns as competition, as conflict, as disagreement in the old realm are not even possible because the totality of your being [is] as an individual to complement the Mother/Father but also to complement one another and thereby complement the Mother/Father.

So when I work with my beloved sister Gabrielle, we harmonize our energies. We complement one another although she always wants to take the lead! And in so doing we complement not only the Mother/Father but the One, the All, the Everything.

So that is what I mean. When you are taking action, let us be practical, does this grow, stretch, solidify, and harmonize the union? Harmonize the other in this union? Or does it detract? That is what I mean. (Archangel Michael in a personal reading with Steve Beckow through Linda Dillon, Sept. 30, 2015.)


Eden Art by Ines Honfi

Ever Towards Love – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

Ever Towards Love

I was directed to a broadcast of An Hour with an Angel from 2014 (1) as the result of an inquiry from a reader.

I think I re-read the interview three times, it was so interesting and relevant.

I asked Archangel Michael why things were taking so long and he responded with a superb answer that I could not possibly have understood at the time. But I understand it now.

His chief message was that, until we increase our spiritual currency of love, we’ll find the outside world not responding to our wishes.

But once we increase our bank account of love, we’ll find the tangible results showing up. A hard message to hear at the time. A hard message to hear now.

Another message – and I’ve heard it from several channels, but almost as an undercurrent – is that the speed at which we go and the distance we travel as a world depends on us.

They give us showers of energy but we have to open to them, assimilate them, ground them, etc.  We have to cleanse ourselves and drop our excess baggage.

I imagine that’s not a message a lot of people enjoy hearing. And probably the Company of Heaven doesn’t enjoy saying it.

If you were the Company of Heaven, how would you motivate hundreds of thousands of lightworkers to do one thing over another?

You’d offer teachings on how wonderful it’d be if we did this.  You’d offer interviews with archangels and galactics in which they explain the situation to us. What else is available to them?

They can’t force anyone in any way. They can’t impose their will on us.

They can neither make our choices for us nor act for us. This is a freewill planet. They can only teach and sometimes prod.

And teach and prod only those who are alive and awake to what’s happening. That’s a very small percentage of the total. We really are the single lever under the whole planet, so to speak.

Nonetheless I’m tired of waiting for the sound of hoofbeats.  I’m being drawn ever inwards, towards what Kathleen calls “the highest vision.” Ever towards the heart. Ever towards Love.


(1) “Archangel Michael: Ignition is the Awareness that You are Love,” Nov. 2, 2014, at