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Spirits of Promise
Gerdean O'Dell has a new book that compares the seven adjutant mind-spirits with the seven chakras vortices

THERE are those who conjecture that the Urantia Book concept of the adjutant mind-spirits, as taught by Machiventa Melchizedek and subsequently carried by way of the Sethite priests into India, survived as the seven chakra vortices. While the theory that the adjutants and the chakras are the same thing is still an obscure idea, it is catching on. Gerdean O'Dell's new book, Spirits of Promise: Seven Chakra Vortices and Seven Adjutant Mind-Spirits, seems to be the first time the theory has been set to print. This book was written with editorial help from Gerdean's husband and partner, Angus Bowen.

Gerdean has done presentations on this theory - which she promotes as "The Goddess Within" - to responsive and appreciative audiences. She says, "Since liberated women are eager to exalt the Divine Feminine, it seemed propitious to introduce the concept of the adjutant mind-spirits through the concept of the chakras, which is a fundamental part of Eastern theology that has become very popular with denizens of the New Age. Men who are attempting to tap into their feminine side, and women who are looking for an antidote to the negative affects of the traditional god of masculine authority, are drawn to these discussions.

"It is not difficult to link the spirit of intuition with the root chakra, both of which are concerned about survival; the spirit of understanding with the sacral chakra, both of which provide a socio-sexual foundation for all our relationships; and the spirit of courage with the the third chakra, located near the solar plexus, both of which impact the developing sense of self. The spirit of knowledge and the heart chakra have much in common, notably the capacity to thrive and grow, heal and persevere, and to learn from our experiences. The comparison between the throat chakra and the spirit of counsel is clearly seen in the many ways creatures express themselves. The sixth chakra, known to many as "the third eye," is about perception, as is the spirit of worship, for what we worship colors everything we do. And the seventh chakra, the crown chakra, is the spirit of wisdom, the crowning glory of all the previous adjutants and chakras, and the fruition of human experience.

Gerdean adds that this study does not get into the arrival of the Thought Adjuster or the attainment of the Spirit of Truth, nor does it discuss the seven psychic circles which, she surmises, is the next logical step to be developed in this theory; this book focuses entirely on the adjutants and chakras. Gerdean stresses that there is much more to be learned and said about their commonalities than is covered in this book, but that Spirits of Promise is a good start on a fascinating concept, a concept that appeals to a vast audience and which invites further study and cultivation.

Gerdean and husband/partner Angus Bowen

At a workshop, showing the five mind-spirits that we share with animals

The seven chakras/mind-spirits

Gerdean is also available for workshops
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A Comparison Overview
Chakra   Adjutant Mind-Spirit

7. The Crown Chakra, located at the very top of the skull, or hovering over it, is sometimes referred to as the Lotus Blossom of Enlightenment.  Depicted most often as white light, although sometimes it is seen as purple or gold, the crown chakra relates to the higher mind, and beyond to full consciousness and universal identity. It relates to consciousness as pure awareness, our connection to the greater reality where All is One. When fully open and developed, the crown chakra reveals itself in us as the I AM consciousness. This is the chakra that opens to the Buddha within and lifts us up into All That Is.  It is the holistic culmination of passion, understanding, courage, knowledge, counsel, worship and wisdom, precursors to Nirvana. Such is our divine birthright.

7. Spirit of Wisdom - the inherent tendency of all moral creatures towards orderly and progressive evolutionary advancement. This is the highest of the adjutants, the spirit co-ordinator and articulator of the work of all the others. This spirit is the secret of that inborn urge of mind creatures which initiates and maintains the practical and effective program of the ascending scale of existence; that gift of living things which accounts for their inexplicable ability to survive and, in survival, to utilize the co-ordination of all their past experience and present opportunities for the acquisition of all of everything that all of the other six mental ministers can mobilize in the mind of the organism concerned. Wisdom is the acme of intellectual performance. Wisdom is the goal of a purely mental and moral existence.

6. The Brow Chakra is located at the front and center of the brow, closely related to the pituitary. It is depicted as violet.  The brow chakra recognizes spirituality.  It is often called “the insight chakra” or “the third eye” – the door of perception.  It relates to consciousness of a Higher Being, or our Higher Self.

6. Spirit of Worship - the religious impulse, the first differential urge separating mind creatures into the two basic classes of mortal existence. The spirit of worship forever distinguishes the animal of its association from the soulless creatures of mind endowment. Worship is the badge of spiritual-ascension candidacy.

5. The Throat Chakra is located in the throat. Its color is blue.  It is the font of personality expression and the instrument of communication and interactions with others.  It connects to the heart and the brow.

5. Spirit of Counsel - the social urge, the endowment of species co-operation; the ability of will creatures to harmonize with their fellows; the origin of the gregarious instinct among the more lowly creatures.

4. The Heart Chakra is located in the center of the chest, under the breastbone. Its color is green, as if to represent fertility and growth. The energy of the heart chakra strives to connect our physical, emotional, and mental self to our soul Self.

4. Spirit of Knowledge - the curiosity-mother of adventure and discovery, the scientific spirit; the guide and faithful associate of the spirits of courage and counsel; the urge to direct the endowments of courage into useful and progressive paths of growth.

3. The Solar Plexus Chakra relates to the nerve center in the solar plexus, about a palm above the navel.  Its color is yellow, and says without fear or shame, “Look at me!”  Emotionally, this is the lesser “I am” chakra, the self-conscious and self-awareness chakra that is essential for self-care.  Personal power, self-control or discipline of the ego comes from here. .   

3. Spirit of Courage - the fidelity endowment—in personal beings, the basis of character acquirement and the intellectual root of moral stamina and spiritual bravery. When enlightened by facts and inspired by truth, this becomes the secret of the urge of evolutionary ascension by the channels of intelligent and conscientious self-direction.  

2. The Sacral Chakra is located below the navel. Its name comes from the sacrum triangular bone found in the lower back.  It is orange, the starting point and the building block of our conscious lives. It is associated with elimination and reproduction, as power and sex.  

2. Spirit of Understanding - the impulse of co-ordination, the spontaneous and apparently automatic association of ideas. This is the gift of the co-ordination of acquired knowledge, the phenomenon of quick reasoning, rapid judgment, and prompt decision.

1. The Root Chakra, or base chakra, is located at the base of the spine.  Its color is red and its focus is on  survival. It is the foundation which grounds us in the physical plain. Although we are mostly unaware of the root chakra’s influence, we can learn to recognize the impulse to act, and the “fight or flight” sensation that follows, in order to make more intelligent choices.  

1. Spirit of Intuition - quick perception, the primitive physical and inherent reflex instincts, the directional and other self-preservative endowments of all mind creations; the only one of the adjutants to function so largely in the lower orders of animal life and the only one to make extensive functional contact with the non-teachable levels of mechanical mind.

Spirits of Promise is available through the publisher, Harp of God: http://www.HarpofGod.org/bookstore 160 pages, $15.00 includes postage and handling.

Gerdean's earlier books include Teacher Tomas' Fruits of the Spirit (meditations) and The Zooid Mission (fiction), also available through Harp of God. For more, see The Amazing Gerdean and Gerdean's How I Found the Urantia Book story.

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