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In summation, it might be said that:
man. These signs thus condition four of the centers:
There are one or two other points which might be noted here also. I note them for your enlightenment. Out of all the many energies which impinge upon, pass through and produce effects upon our planet, esoteric astrology emphasises the following four types of force because they affect what might be called the personality of our Earth:
PROPOSITIONS AND POSTULATES
Proposition One: Every Ray life is an expression of a solar life and every planet is therefore:
Proposition Two: Each one of the Ray lives is the recipient and the custodian of energies coming from:
Proposition Three: It is the quality of a Ray life—manifesting in time and space—which determines the phenomenal appearance.
Before we penetrate further into the consideration of our theme, I would like to emphasise two points:
First of all, that we are considering esoteric influences and not astrology, per se. Our subject is the seven Rays and their relationship to the zodiacal constellations or—in other words—the interaction of the seven great Lives which inform our solar system with the twelve constellations which compose our zodiac.
Secondly, that we have necessarily to study these energies and their interplay from the angle of their effect upon the planet, and incidentally, their effect upon the forms in the various kingdoms of nature and particularly in connection with the fourth kingdom, the human, and with individual man—average man, the disciple and the initiate.
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