EL, Berlin, 11-17-'08
If an esoteric still has aggravation of rage, curiosity or gossipiness
in him they cause great harm to his bodies. Curiosity has a
dessicating effect on the physical body, and it puts folds into the
astral body. Talkativeness shows us as cracks. When spiritual organs
are built up at night through the exercises, the cracks bring it about
that they're torn apart again.
An esoteric pupil should create 15 minutes of absolute spiritual quiet
through his will, even in the greatest noise. He can attain this
spiritual quiet better in a noisy city than in great seclusion in the
country, since it depends on the effort of will. He should create this
inner calm by withdrawing into himself so that the noises recede into
What's elaborated in meditation doesn't just benefit the meditator
— it goes back into the cosmos and is of use to the whole world.