Regarding the Ascended Masters
The term Ascended Masters will be used for those Masters
and groups, who identify themselves as such. These groups
include .... [continued]
and Their Emissaries: From H.P.B. to Guru Ma and Beyond
Pamphlet by Govert Schuller tracing the lineage of the Masters'
emissaries in chronological order. [72KB]
Introduction to Ascended Master Teachings with Comparisons
to Vedanta. Article by David Tame laying out some relatively
new Ascended Master concepts, for example the Ascension
and the I AM Presence, and making comparisons with Vedic
concepts like Samadhi and Atman.
Guru Ma: New Challenges; New Position
Temporary positioning of the editor in the Ascended
Master movement. Replaces the former "Statement about
The Temple of the Presence."
Scholars Know Sin: Alternative Religions and Their Academic
Supporters. Paper by by Stephen A. Kent and Theresa
Krebs addressing the moral and methodological issues involved
when scholars get too close to their subject of study, for
example J. R. Lewis and J. Gordon Melton's study Church
Universal and Triumphant In Scholarly Perspective.
versus Ascended Masters
Article by Pablo D. Sender presenting the differences between
Theosophical concepts of the Masters and those held by Ascended
Master groups. Published in Quest magazine in
Letters to the editor by Paula
Kehoe and Govert
Schuller responding to the above article.
History of Ascended Master Activities
A condensed historical paper by Allen Buresz similar to
The Masters and Their Emissaries
and Organizations: Successes and Crises
A skeletal presentation of some research done on the dynamics
of the coming and going of messengers.
Seven Principles of Man
Comparison of Theosophical and Ascended Master terms in
a conveniently arranged table
Dictations in text format coming from The Temple of the
Dictations in text and audio format coming from The Hearts
Days at the T.O.P.
A communication by the author David Tame about his experiences
at a conference of the Temple of the Presence.
Review by M.R. Jaqua of volume 12 of the 'Pearls of Wisdom,'
containing most of the 1969 dictations given through Elizabeth
to Jacqua Review
Based on an e-mail discussion with M.R. Jacqua, reviewer
of Kuthumi on Selfhood.
Review of Prophet's Daughter: My Life with Elizabeth
Clare Prophet inside the Church Universal and Triumphant
by Erin Prophet. Review by Govert Schuller at Alpheus.
Years of Imaginary Friends: A Journey into the World of
Adepts, Masters, Ascended Masters, and Their Messengers
by Kenneth & Talita Paolini. Reviewed by Joseph
P. Szimhart for Cultic Studies Journal.
Church Universal and Triumphant: Elizabeth Clare Prophet's
Apocalyptic Movement by Bradley C.Whitsel. Reviewed
by Joseph P. Szimhart for Cultic Studies Journal.
to Slaughter: My Fourteen Years with Elizabeth Clare Prophet
and Church Universal Triumphant by John Joseph Pietrangelo,
Jr. Reviewed by Joseph P. Szimhart for Cultic Studies
I AM Activity
Founded by Guy and Edna Ballard in the 1930s.
Site run by the Ascended Master Teaching Foundation, which
publishes the legacy of Geraldine Innocente.
Founded in 1975 by Elizabeth Clare Prophet. A continuation
of The Summit Lighthouse, founded by Mark Prophet in 1958.
Temple of the Presence
Founded by Monroe and Carolyn Shearer in 1995.
Torch Bearers of the Temple
Inaugurated by Saint Germain in 1999.
An independent student research project to stimulate interest
in the Ascended Master Teachings. Maintained by Allen Buresz.
the Real Jesus & Shangra-la
Ask was founded by Kim Michaels and Shangra-la
by Lorraine Michaels in 2002. As of 2009 both have gone
their own way.
Founded by Marsha Covington in 2003.
Founded by David Lewis in 2005.