As someone who has belonged to the mystical Rosicrucian fraternity for 25 years and studied the system of Cosolargy for 5 years, some of my less spiritually-inclined friends think I am disinterested in the practicalities of the day-to-day secular world. That is not the case. Mysticism is in a fact a very practical application and, for me at least, the goal of any spiritual pursuit must be to improve one’s life. These undertakings need to be rewarding and enjoyable if they are to fulfill their purpose.
Over the years I have learned some beneficial techniques from various sources, some of which are only revealed to initiates after careful preparation, and others that are available to the general public, at least in a condensed version. One field that is always of popular interest is how to attract good fortune, i.e. success in health, wealth, career and relationships.
There is no doubt that we humans have free will. Some people complain that they always have bad luck or are doomed to constantly suffer for no apparent reason. Naturally there are occurrences in this world that are beyond your control but, when it comes to how you react to adverse situations and how you chart the course of your life in the most favourable direction, there are only two possibilities: you are either the master of your destiny, or you are a victim of fate.
Most humans on this planet are conscious that their lives are governed by cycles and rhythms. Nikola Tesla said that if we wanted to understand the universe we should think in terms of vibration and frequency. Unquestionably, the frequencies and cycles that primarily govern our lives are those of the Sun and the Moon. We measure their movement, in relationship to the rotation of planet Earth, on our clocks and calendars and, in doing so, the numbers twelve and seven appear prominently. Today I want to show how cycles of SEVEN may be applied usefully.
The number seven has always held great significance for those interested in mysticism. According to Manly P Hall, it is because humankind is controlled by seven celestial spirits – which I assume correspond to the seven rays expounded by the Theosophists. For those who are religiously inclined, the ancient Jews numbered the Elohim as being seven, while Christians count seven archangels. Lest we stray into the realms of superstition, let’s look at some ways in which SEVEN influences our lives, that we may not have considered before.
Many readers will already be aware that our entire lives can be segmented roughly into seven-years lots. Like many others, I can pinpoint major changes that I underwent in my own life at the ages of 7, 14, 21 and so on. Also, it is said that our physical bodies replace dead cells with new ones in such a way that our bodies are completely reconstituted every seven years.
Breaking that down even further, we can look at each year of our lives as seven periods of 52 days each… we are of course used to doing that the other way around, i.e. 52 weeks comprising seven days each. If you’d like to continue following this line of thought, it needs to be done individually. In other words, don’t take the start of the year, for this particular purpose, as being 1st January, but begin on your own birthday. Rather than make this blog really long, you can find one example of this calculation online HERE. When looking at it, you will notice that the fifth period of 52-days is said to be the most successful, while the seventh cycle is described as being the “most critical.”
But here is the cycle that will probably be of most interest to the reader, due to its more immediate relevance and ease of application: this is the Daily Cycle which divides each 24-hour period into seven segments of approximately 3 hours and 25 minutes each, with each of these mini-cycles influencing us in noticeable ways. Here is what you need to know: you must use the time zone where you live; if your area is on daylight savings time, ignore it and use the normal time (which is based on GMT +/- for your zone).
Next, you will notice that the influences prevailing over each time period are not the same every day – it changes according to the day of the week. Below is a ready-reckoner, and after that is a brief description of the impulses and affects you can expect from each of the seven daily cycles, on any given day of the week. For the following table I have drawn on the work of H. Spencer Lewis PhD (1883-1939) and, for those interested in reading his full explanation of this Daily Cycle in his book Self Mastery and Fate with the Cycles of Life, you can download a PDF copy HERE. Dr Lewis noted that the letters corresponded with the seven musical notes A to G.
|No. 1 Midnight to 3:25 a.m.||G||C||F||B||E||A||D|
|No. 2 3:25 a.m. to 6:51 a.m.||A||D||G||C||F||B||E|
|No. 3 6:51 a.m. to 10:17 a.m.||B||E||A||D||G||C||F|
|No. 4 10:17 a.m. to 1:42 p.m.||C||F||B||E||A||D||G|
|No. 5 1:42 p.m. to 5:08 p.m.||D||G||C||F||B||E||A|
|No. 6 5:08 p.m. to 8:34 p.m.||E||A||D||G||C||F||B|
|No. 7 8:34 p.m. to Midnight||F||B||E||A||D||G||C|
Here is a brief summary of each of the seven Daily Cycles.
A: This is the time to come up with new plans; ask favours of persons in high positions; build up legal & financial relationships or ask for a stay in legal proceedings. It is not a good time to loan people money, especially for business ventures; to discuss marital problems or to have surgery.
B: This is a good period for art, music, drama or sensual affairs. It is a good time for things happening in a social way; for hiring staff or engaging agents; an excellent time for buying livestock or collecting outstanding accounts. It’s not a great time to depart on long journeys or setting new long-term ambitions.
C: This time of day is good for education, study, scientific research, printing, publishing and writing important letters. It is also good for getting therapy or taking medicine. But it is negative for getting married or dealing in real estate. Be on guard against fraudsters.
D: This period is fortuitous for marriage, farming (especially planting), having surgical operations, setting off on journeys, and for all kinds of maritime interests including shipping and transport. It is not favourable for signing legal documents, borrowing loans or starting a new venture.
E: This is a good time for going to court; for starting serious new pursuits that you’ve long been thinking about; starting sales & advertising promotions and moving into a new house. But it’s bad for speculating on the stock market, making new contracts other than real estate, and not a good time for new farming operations/planting, or commencing journeys by water.
F: This is the most fortunate part of the day, the “lucky period.” Good for starting new business, signing new contracts, meeting new people, collecting or raising money, buying and selling real estate, marriage, literary work, legal affairs, seeking favours, setting out on journeys. They only things it doesn’t seem to favour are transport/shipping of goods or the hiring of junior/menial workers.
G: This is the time to undertake affairs that require more physical exertion than thinking. It favours aggressiveness, endurance and persistency. It will be successful for dealing with mechanical problems, inventions, building plans and scientific pursuits. It is not a positive period for humanitarian activities, for receiving gifts or favours, and it can be a time of accidents or illness – be careful to avoid being in risky situations.
Whether you are aware of it or not, the Sun is the primary driving force for all the cycles, rhythms and frequencies on our planet and the beings who inhabit it. I have written in my book Here Comes the Sun about our 28-day biorhythms, which start from your day of birth and whose composition of 4 weeks times 7 days roughly correspond with the Lunar cycle. The most pronounced effects produced by the 28-day cycle are on our Psyche. There are websites which enable you to produce a tailor-made biorhythm chart, and which help explain why you are experiencing life the way you are on any particular day, and give you an insight on the days that will be beneficial to your plans, and those that will be adverse.
King Solomon wrote, in the Book of Ecclesiastes:
To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heavens: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to reap that which is planted.