|The Ageless Wisdom has provided the
inspiration for the arts and sciences throughout the
ages and is also the common foundation of all the
world's religions. 'Esotericism,' as it is sometimes
called, is also the art of working with those energies
which emanate from the highest spiritual sources.
As humanity matures, further aspects of this previously hidden knowledge are released in a wider, more open manner. Throughout the last 100 years, the Ageless Wisdom Teachings have been communicated through individuals such as Helena Blavatsky, founder of the Theosophical Society, and later by Alice A. Bailey and Helena Roerich.
God and man
Man, in turn, is a
'Spark of God,' a spiritual being expressing itself
through a physical body. Each one of us is essentially
divine but, compared to the great achievers throughout
history in all religions and fields of human endeavor,
most individuals recognize and demonstrate this
divinity only to a limited degree.
Law of Rebirth
Law of Cause
Virtually every spiritual tradition now expects the return of their revered Teacher to validate the past and to carry on the teaching. Christians await the Christ; Jews, the Messiah; Muslims, the Imam Mahdi or Messiah; Buddhists, the Fifth Buddha; and Hindus, the Lord Krishna. In the esoteric tradition, one individual ― the World Teacher ― is seen as the fulfillment of all these expectations.
The World Teacher for the current time is Maitreya, the 'eldest brother' in the human family and head of the Spiritual Hierarchy. Preferring to be known simply as the Teacher, Maitreya has not come to found a new religion, but to act as a guide and counselor for all humanity ― regardless of religious affiliation.
Having perfected and
fully manifested within himself the Divine Will, Love,
Wisdom and Intelligence of God, Maitreya will reveal a
new aspect of God. He will lead us to the recognition
of our own divinity and our true identity as souls.
Out of this greater spiritual understanding and
creative power will come a new livingness, harmony and
*The term 'spiritual,' usually associated with some form of religion or religious practice, actually has a much broader meaning: "All activity which drives the human being forward towards some form of development ― physical, emotional, intuitional, social ― if it is in advance of his present state, is essentially spiritual in nature." [The Tibetan Master Djwhal Khul] By this definition, every word, thought and action is potentially spiritual and capable of improving the human condition.