Ray I -

Will or Power.

Special Virtues:- Strength, courage, steadfastness, truthfulness arising from absolute fearlessness, power of ruling, capacity to grasp great questions in a large-minded way, and of handling men and measures.

Vices of Ray:- Pride, ambition, wilfulness, hardness, arrogance, desire to control others, obstinacy, anger.

Virtues to be acquired:- Tenderness, humility, sympathy, tolerance, patience.

Ray II -


Special Virtues:- Calm, strength, patience and endurance, love of truth, faithfulness, intuition, clear intelligence, and serene temper.

Vices of Ray:- Over-absorption in study, coldness, indifference to others, contempt of mental limitations in others.

Virtues to be acquired:- Love, compassion, unselfishness, energy.

Ray III -

Active Intelligence.

Special Virtues:- Wide views on all abstract questions, sincerity of purpose, clear intellect, capacity for concentration on philosophic studies, patience, caution, absence of the tendency to worry himself or others over trifles.

Vices of Ray:- Intellectual pride, coldness, isolation, inaccuracy in details, absent-mindedness, obstinacy, selfishness, overmuch criticism of others.

Virtues to be acquired:- Sympathy, tolerance, devotion, accuracy, energy and common-sense.

Ray IV -

Harmony through Conflict.

Special Virtues:- Strong affections, sympathy, physical courage, generosity, devotion, quickness of intellect and perception.

Vices of Ray:-Self-centredness, worrying, inaccuracy, lack of moral courage, strong passions, indolence, extravagance.

Virtues to be acquired:- Serenity, confidence, self-control, purity, unselfishness, accuracy, mental and moral balance.

Ray V -

Concrete Knowledge.

Special Virtues:- Strictly accurate statements, justice (without mercy), perseverance, common-sense, uprightness, independence, keen intellect.

Vices of Ray:- Harsh criticism, narrowness, arrogance, unforgiving temper, lack of sympathy and reverence, prejudice.

Virtues to be acquired:- Reverence, devotion, sympathy, love, wide-mindedness.

Ray VI -

Devotion, Idealism.

Special Virtues:- Devotion, single-mindedness, love, tenderness, intuition, loyalty, reverence.

Vices of Ray:- Selfish and jealous love, over-leaning on others, partiality, self-deception, sectarianism, superstition, prejudice, over-rapid conclusions, fiery anger.

Virtues to be acquired:- Strength, self-sacrifice, purity, truth, tolerance, serenity, balance and common sense.

Ray VII -

Ceremonial Order or Magic.

Special Virtues:- Strength, perseverance, courage, courtesy, extreme care in details, self-reliance.

Vices of Ray:- Formalism, bigotry, pride, narrowness, superficial judgements, self-opinion over-indulged.

Virtues to be acquired:- Realisation of unity, wide-mindedness, tolerance, humility, gentleness and love.