George Adamski

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The Invisible Ocean (1932)

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The Invisible Ocean
Published1932 First editionYes
FormatSoftcover (175x115mm) Edition
PublisherLeonard-Freefield Co Printing
ISBN Printed byLeonard-Freefield Co Printers
Series No of pages24


George Adamski began teaching philosophy in Los Angeles around 1928. In his early days Adamski, who referred to himself as a "wandering teacher", travelled around California, New Mexico, and Arizona, giving lectures, teaching about the mysteries of Universal Law to seekers of esoteric knowledge. During that time he founded the Royal Order of Tibet whose first meetings were convened in Los Angeles and nearby Pasadena, before moving to nearby Laguna Beach. There, with the financial help of Mrs Lalita Johnson, at whose Order of Loving Service he also taught classes, the Royal Order of Tibet established the Temple of Scientific Philosophy in January 1934. Here he shared the knowledge he had gained from his training in Tibet via lectures, informal discussions, and self-published tracts and booklets.
    The first of these consists of two texts, 'Floating Power in the Invisible Ocean' and 'The Charm of Letting Go'. The former explains Space as an ocean of various strata or degrees of vibration, while the second text is about the value of learning to be detached from our physical body and our lower nature. "The illustration of the Ocean herein given will give the reader the reason for the many different states of consciousness in the one body called the universe or GOD, and its terrific power." (Preface)
    Twice the author refers to the Masters of Wisdom. In the first text he says: "When I get into the consciousness of the Masters, I get an idea of Divine Mind, but if I contacted it now, I should vanish in the twinkling of an eye." (p.14) And in the second: "The masters in Tibet are not worried about anything. Nothing bothers them for they know that what is theirs they will have." (p.21)

From his profile in The Contactees Manuscript (1993) it is clear that these writings reflect Adamski's training in Tibet in preparation for his space travels, namely the ability to leave the dense-physical body, into the etheric, at will. As the late Fred Steckling writes: "At the young age of thirteen (...) George, along with a family friend and mentor, journeyed to Tibet" where for five years he was taught "a rigorous curriculum ending in mastery of the four universal elements, Earth, Fire, Water, and Air." Back in the USA, Adamski opened a school which he named 'The Royal Order of Tibet', where "he taught classes dedicated to the study, principles and purpose of universal life..." (Randazzo, p.2)

The full text of this booklet is reproduced in Gerard Aartsen (2019), The Sea of Consciousness.


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