EL, Basel, 11-23-'07
The world aroma that goes through the whole universe is the Father's
revelation, is the original substance. We call it odor today. Odor is
something we don't become aware of much yet; taste has become
disclosed to us a little bit more.
The world of light; that's the Son, the force of life.
World sound, the sound that reverberates and weaves through the world,
is the revelation of the Spirit, the form.
In i we have the center to which the etheric
a is complete reverence and devotion
ae is shy reverence
o is like embracing, enclosing
u is resting, being ensheathed.
The East Indian path soon goes up into the astral world. A pupil is
very helpless there at first, which is why he needs a guru to tell him
what to do, because the pupil can't correct his mistakes due to
contradictory precepts in the astral world.
There's only an inner orienting in the astral world, for instance the
colors of objects flame out of objects or beings there, and stream,
flow, resound through space after they've become detached from
things.. These colors, odors and sounds then enliven others.
One must learn to experience the separation of color from a flower,
one must think that the color is floating free I space. This
experience leads into the astral world. The experience of odor as
world aroma leads to the Father. Imagination is the separation of
color from the object, which is why it's so very important for an