78. EL, Koeln, 1-31-'11
Meditation has a technical part and one that's carried over
into life, that is, the way a man thinks, feels and acts change
through correct meditation.
Meditation requires patience and conscientiousness. What does a man
do when he meditates? He imitates what divine spiritual beings in the
higher hierarchies did millions of years ago, giving rise to our
present earth. Everything around us is condensed thoughts of the
Gods. The divine spiritual beings thought, and namely they thought
rhythmically in cycles according to the principle that steady dripping
hollows the stone.
they thought frequently with brief intervals between has become
harder earth substance, such as diamonds. It has a creative effect to
imagine things that don't exist in the physical world, but
thinking about existing things doesn't.
I'm an egoist.
I'm not a Christian. These are two very fruitful sentences for
meditation. A man must become acquainted with the monster that he is.
meeting with the guardian of the threshold is something that's
terrible for everyone. One can say this to an esoteric. The seeing of
beautiful things and figures is astral maya, is Lucifer. The hearing
of masters and the like is etheric maya, is Ahriman. One must
investigate what one sees and hears there; then one will see the true
state of affairs.