Preparing for an inward
Phase One is a preparation of
the outer parts of the meditator. This involves the clearing and energising
of 7 fundamental force/energy centres essential for walking a path of
These centres perform functions
in the subtle levels of a person equivalent to the processes of absorption
and elimination within the physical body.
They are centres of ingress and
egress through which flows the energy that maintains the health of all
aspects of our being - physical, emotional, mental and spiritual.
Force centres are one of the
ways by which we are related to our Higher Self, Soul, Spirit. In this
teaching of the Return Path, the term ENERGY PARENT is inclusive of all
Phase One also lays the foundation
for ongoing integration as the path unfolds.
Once opened in the required configuration
and sequence, these centres continue to open as approach to the ENERGY
There is an enhanced ability
in the meditator to absorb energies from that source.
There is a specific configuration
of centres distinctive to this path which distinguishes it from other
Phase One occupies approximately