|Planets, Rays and Esoteric Teaching
Mercury (4th) - The pupils of this planetary school are called 'The Sons of Aspiration'
or 'The points of Yellow Light.' They have a close connection with our Earth scheme. The
name of this school is not given.
Venus (5th) - The School with five strict Grades. This again is a planetary
scheme closely related to ours. Its planetary Logos is in a more advanced group of cosmic
students than is ours. Most of its hierarchical instructors come from the 5th cosmic
Mars (6th) - The School for Warriors, or the open grades for soldiers. Four of
these planetary schools are responsible for the energy flowing through the 'four castes'
in all parts of the world. Its teachers, ore spoken of as 'Graduates of the Ruddy Flame'
are frequently portrayed as clothed in red robes...They work under the first logoic aspect
and train those whose work is along the lines of the destroyer. 
Neptune (6th) - This school concerns itself with the development of the desire element
and its graduates are called the 'Sons of Vishnu.' (C. F. 1177-1179)
- Uranus (7th) - The School of Magic of the tenth order. It is sometimes called
'the planet of the violet force,' and its graduates wield the power of cosmic etheric
- Earth (3rd) - The School of Magnetic Response. Another name given to its pupils
is 'The graduates of painful endeavor' or the 'adjudicators between the polar opposites.'
Its graduates are said to undergo examination upon the 3rd subplane of the astral plane.
- Vulcan (1st) - The School of Fiery Stones. There is a curious connection between
the human units who pass through its halls and the mineral kingdom. The human units on the
earth scheme are called 'the living stones'; on the Vulcan they are called 'fiery stones.'
- Jupiter (2nd) - The School of Beneficent Magicians. This planet is sometimes
called in the parlance of the Schools, the 'College of Quadruple Force Units', for its
members wield four kinds of force in constructive magical work. Another name given to its
halls is 'The Palace of Opulence' for its graduates work with the Law of Supply and are
frequently called the 'sowers.'
The Schools on Saturn, the Sun, the Moon and on Pluto are not given but complete the