Mutable Cross of the 'Holy Spirit'
for those on 'probation
The four arms of this Cross are Gemini
Signs associated with adaptability
.They also correspond to the Cadent Houses
in the Wheel identified as part of the Quadruplicities
is one of the arms of the mutable cross, with its opposite
sign of Pisces
, and the airy Gemini
and fiery Sagittarius
completing the four arms.
It is the common
cross of those who have 'probationary status
Its description is as follows:
cross is the cross
of the 'Holy Spirit'
, of the third person of the Christian trinity, as it organizes substance
and evokes sensitive response
from 'substance itself'
(Note the beautiful correlation of this statement with the fact that the Holy Spirit
Upon the Mutable Cross, the crucified man
of the picture
, is the 'apparent victim of circumstances'
, and is distinguished by a veiled vision
and inchoate longings
take shape until he reaches the stage
of acquiescence and aspiration
On this cross the man reaches the stage
and so prepares
himself for the fixed cross of discipleship
Then he finds himself
upon the Fixed Cross
of the purpose
upon the Mutable Cross
(as far as humanity is concerned)
- and to realize
that there is a 'hierarchical purpose'
which can only
by the man
who is willing
to be crucified
upon that Cross.
and right direction
His orientation is now "the spiritually vertical
the inclusive horizontal
At this stage
, the Plan
of the Logos begins
to take shape
in his consciousness
Upon the Cardinal Cross
, the purpose
and the unified consummations
of the two earlier crucifixions become almost blindingly apparent
and a vision
of the unified intent
of the three Persons
of the underlying Trinity
(each upon His Own Cross) emerges with clarity
The Esoteric Rulerships of the Signs
- Mercury | Taurus
- Vulcan | Gemini
- Venus | Cancer
- Sun | Virgo
- Moon | Libra
- Uranus | Scorpio
- Earth | Capricorn
- Saturn | Aquarius
- Jupiter | Pisces
The Esoteric Meanings of the Houses
- emergence of soul purpose, activities of the soul, the aura.
- spiritual values, use of life energies.
- mental energy, relating of higher and lower selves.
- the foundation of the soul.
- expression of spiritual will, actualization of Higher Self.
- personality integration, service through healing and nurturing.
- the path of inner union between the soul and personality.
- the path of the awakening of soul consciousness.
- knowledge of Cosmic Law and Ancient Wisdom.
- spiritual purpose and responsibility.
- spiritual visions, aspirations, spiritual groups.
- unredeemed past karma, bondage to personality, selfless service to humanity.
against the 'Holy Ghost'
" has been the subject of much morbid wondering. The Tibetan states: "The misuse
and the prostitution
to evil ends
is a sin
against the 'Holy Ghost'
However even sin
is not without purpose
in the 'Divine evolutionary plan'
- For it is through sin
which causes us 'intense suffering'
that all of us must eventually learn
to rise above
- This so called 'sin'
, which in the authors opinion is a misrepresentation
of the whole idea
of what I would instead
; refer to as 'imature-judgement'
It was this sin
, the greatest
of his whole pilgrimage
, that Hercules committed in Virgo
, when he did not understand
that the queen
of the Amazons was to be redeemed by unity
, not killed
Over and over again the Tibetan emphasizes the fact that it is "through the medium of humanity that a consummation of 'light' effectiveness will be produced which will make possible the expression of the whole"
We still make the mistake
, when we forget
that the triangle
of the Trinity
is an equilateral triangle
, all angles
of equal importance
, to the working out
of the Plan
It is in Virgo
, after complete individualization
, that the first step toward the union
is made, "the subordination
of the form life
to the will
of the 'indwelling Christ'
The orthodox ruler
of the sign Virgo is Mercury
, "the versatile energy
of the son of mind
, the soul
", the intermediary between
The esoteric ruler
is the moon
, veiling Vulcan
The moon rules
and we are again reminded that it is the will
to manifest through the form
is an expression of first ray energy
while the moon
exerts fourth ray energy
is the hierarchical ruler
representing the second creative Hierarchy
(divine builders of earth's planetary manifestation), and brings in second ray energy
The sign Sagittarius