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A Summary of the Seven Rays
There are differing philosophies on the rays. My intent is to share general information on the rays while avoiding some of the dogma promoted by some groups. Mark Dodich is not affiliated with any group on the rays, but he seems to resonate best with the Alice A. Bailey material. The Ascended Masters associated with each ray are commonly agreed upon; however, there are differences of opinion. If you are calling in a particular ray in your meditation, you may want to call in the Chohan (leader) and Archangel of the Ray and not worry if you have the correct name.
Here are a few of the basic interpretations:
Ray One: The Will of God.
It is associated with the astrological signs of Aries, Libra, and Capricorn. This is the inner battle to create Oneness within yourself. You learn self-confidence, the ability to pioneer new paths, and to develop personal power that is aligned with the Highest Source. A negative trait could be misuse of power. The highest is to pioneer a new path to Source. This ray is associated with the constellation of the Great Bear. El Morya is considered to be the Chohan of the First Ray, with Lord Michael as the archangel.
Ray Two: The Love of God.
The Love of Wisdom. It is associated with the astrological signs Gemini, Virgo, and Pisces. The second ray represents the creative energies. You learn unconditional love and help people to heal by enfolding them in the One Source of all that is. Jesus and Buddha are thought to have incarnated on this ray, and many believe it is the energy that must be used to exit the wheel of continuing incarnations. A negative manifestation would include difficulty in finding balance and excessive need for relationship. A positive use would be to release the suffering of humanity. Lanto is considered to be the Chohan and Jophiel the archangel of this ray. It is associated with the star Sirius.
Ray Three: Active Intelligence. Abstract Wisdom.
This ray is associated with the signs Cancer, Libra, and Capricorn. People with a strong third ray influence are like translators. They translate abstract and philosophical concepts into terms that can be understood by all. These are the philosophers, astrologers, and communicators. They can become intellectually isolated if they become overly focused on the third ray. The positive side is that they can find the underlying principles of the Universe. Paul the Venetian is thought to be the Chohan with Chamuel as the archangel. The Third Ray is associated with the Pleiades constellation.
Ray Four: Harmony through Conflict.
The fourth ray is associated with the signs Taurus, Scorpio, and Sagittarius. They often have artistic talents (as is true of the even numbered rays) and bring beauty to the world. Fourth ray people often experience difficulties in the first half of their life. This is to teach them to find their inner source of truth and harmony. As they find their way more quickly back to center, they often become counselors for others who recognize their sense of inner peace. Negatively, they can get lost in melodrama and mood swings. Positively, they learn to walk the razor’s edge of truth and integrity in life. The Chohan is thought to be Serapis Bey with Gabriel as the archangel.
Ray Five: Concrete Knowledge and Science.
This ray is associated with the signs Leo, Sagittarius, and Aquarius. A fifth ray person does not have to be a scientist. They are the people who use a systematic process to bring metaphysical truth into concrete reality. They help people to utilize these higher forms of energies. Negative use of the fifth ray would have the person believing only what they can see, test, and measure. Positively, they help merge the higher and lower mind. The Fifth Ray Chohan is Hilarion with Raphael as the archangel. Note: For those who have had the Seven Ray reading prior to 2011, the orchid colored handout has a typographical error on under the ray triads. The Fifth Ray triad signs are Leo, SAgittarius and Aquarius- not Pisces.
Ray Six: Devotion and Idealism.
The astrological signs associated with the sixth ray are Virgo, Sagittarius, and Pisces. Sixth ray people focus on a goal, allowing nothing to get in the way of achieving that goal. This ray is considered to be the ray of Christianity, and the outgoing ray energy on planet earth. Many of these people are “sinner turned saint.” They overcome lower orders of the physical to express the highest ideals. A negative use of sixth ray energy would be to become so focused on the to the ideal that they loose sight of the path they are taking. A number of years ago, charismatic Jim Jones killed many of his followers in order to take them to the Promised Land. Positively, Martin Luther King helped people see beyond the limitations of prejudice in order to achieve higher ideals. Nada is thought to be the Chohan of this ray along with archangel Uriel.
Ray Seven: The initiation of a new order. Ceremonial magic.
This ray is associated with Aries, Cancer, and Capricorn. It is generally agreed upon that this is the incoming ray of the New Age on planet earth. The energies of transmutation and the Violet Flame are intrinsically tied to this ray. The seventh ray changes lower frequencies of energy into higher frequencies. For example, being loving to a waiter or waitress who is having a bad day can help improve the energy field of that person and all they serve that day. They must learn to use power, and to use it properly. They must accept responsibility to share with those whom their destiny is entwined. Negatively, they can abuse power for personal gain. Positively, they become the master metaphysician helping planet earth to evolve into its highest frequency of vibration. Although there have been some differing opinions in the past several years, most people say that Saint Germaine is the Chohan and Zadkiel is the archangel of the seventh ray.