Sanat Kumara—November 25, 1979

“Drink Me While I AM Drinking Thee”
If They Drink Any Deadly Thing, It Shall Not Hurt Them

Moreover, brethren, I would not that ye should be ignorant, how that all our fathers were under the cloud [of the Mighty I AM Presence and the hosts of the Lord], and all passed through the sea [the astral plane containing the records of their personal and planetary karma];

And were all baptized unto Moses in the cloud [by fire] and in the sea [by water];

And did all eat the same spiritual meat [the manna of the Lord’s communion with them through his body and his blood];

And did all drink the same spiritual drink: for they drank of that spiritual Rock that followed them: and that Rock was Christ.

I Corinthians 10

Beloved Who Have Been the Followers of the Lamb
Since I Called You Out of the Death Cult of
Egyptian Bondage unto the Promised Land of
Abundant Life in the Christ Consciousness:

Of those who drink of the spiritual Rock, taking into their temples the light of Christ, it is written: “If they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them.”

I AM opening the north gate of the holy city in the Matter spheres and there I stand to receive the saints of the inner Church, the remnant of the Woman’s seed, and the chelas of the ascended masters. Here the initiations of the sixth ray are given by the Father to those who hunger and thirst after righteousness that they might be filled of his Spirit.

In the name of the Great Guru Lord Maitreya, the Son Jesus stands in the midst of the people on their feast day and cries: “If any man thirst, let him come unto me and drink.” I speak to the ones who are believing in the Son of God as the open door to their own Christ consciousness, to the ones who are being baptized through him by fire and by water, by Alpha and by Omega.

I would speak to you, my beloved, of your new birth through the resurrection flame borne in the heart of Christ as the fleur-de-lis and borne in the hand of the saints as the lily of light, signifying that they are submitting to the initiations of the Church Universal and Triumphant. By the admonishments of the Lord, you are becoming partakers of the Christic nature. Drinking in the consciousness of everlasting life, you are entering into the life of Jesus Christ through your own beloved Christ Self.

I begin, therefore, my instruction to you on the fulfillment of his Word, “He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.” Through the fourth sign which follows those who preach the Everlasting Gospel, the Lord working with them [which is the sixth initiation of the saints who follow the Lamb [initiationsa], I AM preparing you for the entering in to the inner Church where the mysteries of the Holy Grail are divulged in the drinking of Christ’s cup.

In the inner chamber, called the Upper Room, there is an inscription that is written: Drink Me While I AM Drinking Thee. Those who are received of the Lord on the Path of the Ruby Ray to be partakers of his body and his blood are taught the meaning of this command of the Great Initiator which has become the mantra of Mother and Maitreya singing in the hearts of the saints. These saints are the initiates who keep the Flame of Life and guard the sanctuary of the Holy Grail for ‘the hundred and forty and four thousand’ who must drink of the cup of the Father in this age.

Drink me while I AM drinking thee. This is the sign of the receiving and the giving of the waters of the Word—the true teachings of Christ—through the initiation of the throat chakra: (1) taking in the light as the blood (Alpha current of Christ)—the Life esssence of the Mind of God for the nourishment of mind and heart, and delivering it as the Word of righteousness and as the
twoedged sword of his righteous judgment; (2) taking in the light as the body (the Omega current of Christ)—the enlightenment of the Mind of God for the nourishment of soul and body, and releasing it as the light/energy/consciousness of the Holy Spirit through the solar-plexus chakra as flowing rivers of living water for the healing of the desire bodies of men and nations.

Only the partakers of the Lord’s cup of spiritual grace are immune from the cup of the devils’ blasphemy, and therefore my apostle admonished you not to drink of both. Likewise, when ye have been made partakers of the living Word at the Lord’s table ye dare not defile the law by sitting at the table of devils to partake of their dead words and works. Thus those who would enter into the initiations of the Lord’s cup must be aware of the penalties of taking these initiations which I give and then turning back to accept the initiations of the fallen ones. Rather must you be willing to say with the Lord’s Christ: “The cup [of initiation] which my Father hath given me, shall I not drink it?”

For you who would be partakers of the Word of Maitreya on the north gate of the City Foursquare are baptized into one body by my Spirit—whether you are in bondage to your karma or to the personal and planetary karma of earth’s evolutions or whether you are free from the round of rebirth and yet tarry in time and space as good shepherds under the World Teachers. For I give to you to drink of the communion cup of the Ruby Ray, which is true wisdom, true love, and pure light, that
you might be one in this hour of your initiations on the sixth ray through the one Spirit of the Lord.

Our story begins at Jacob’s well, symbol of the repository of the consciousness of the Christ in the twelve sons of Jacob who set the archetypal pattern for the path of Christhood unto the tribes who descended from their seed. Jesus being wearied with his journey from Judea to Galilee came to the city of Sychar in Samaria. It was about the sixth hour, the hour for the initiation of woman and of each one’s feminine potential—the soul who would be the bride of the Lamb.

Jesus came to the very parcel of ground that Jacob, his father, had given to him when he was embodied as his favorite son, Joseph. And he sat on the well, signifying his dominion over the consciousness of the twelve tribes which had issued forth from the Ancient of Days through the seed of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

Here Jesus returned, symbolically and actually, to a point of origins, to the foundation of desire, even to the collective unconscious of the entire Lifestream of the children of Israel. It mattered not that the woman who came to the well was of Samaria. <1> For throughout the Piscean dispensation, both ‘Jew’ and ‘Gentile’ alike would be tested as she was tested. And when it comes to you, my beloved, this test will determine whether or not you are received on the north gate in the Matter spheres by the Guru Maitreya and by his Mother flame.

What was Jesus doing when he said to the woman who had come to draw water, “Give me to drink”? She did not seem to know, nor did she know him who delivered to her the command of the Word. Therefore she did not immediately obey but entered into a human questioning of a divine master. The command, “Give me to drink,” is given by the Gurus of the Ruby Ray to every would-be chela in order to test their level of desire.

How great is your desire to do the will of God? How great is your love for his Person embodied in the Guru? How great is your desire to serve Him through the one sent? How great is your desire to bear his cross, thence to receive a double portion of his Spirit? To drink his cup of sorrows at night, and in the morning his cup of joy?

How great is your desire to sit on the right hand of God? Can ye drink of the cup of Christ whereof he drank? And can ye be baptized with the baptism whereof Christ is baptized?

The disciples James and John came to the Master with great desire. Yet theirs was an inordinate desire. He engaged them, saying, “What would ye that I should do for you? What are you desiring me to do for you that only you can do for yourselves?”

They said unto him, “Grant unto us that we may sit, one on thy right hand, and the other on thy left hand, in thy glory.” But Jesus said unto them, “Ye know not what ye ask: can ye drink of the cup that I drink of? and be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with?” Unwilling to own the full consequences of their demand to ascend to the throne of glory by their Master’s attainment instead of by their own, as the Great Law requires of every servant son and daughter of God, they responded, “We can.”

Then Jesus promised to them the path of their own individual initiation on the Ruby Ray, saying,
“Ye shall indeed drink of the cup that I drink of. Ye shall indeed submit your souls to the initiations on the Way of the Cross to which I have submitted my own. And with the baptism that I am baptized withal shall ye be baptized. Ye shall indeed receive the purification through, and the polarization to, Alpha and Omega. But to sit on my right hand and on my left hand is not mine to give; but it shall be given to them for whom it is prepared.”

My beloved, the saints who elect to enter the Path of the Ruby Ray and its initiations on the north gate of the City Foursquare are the ones for whom the marriage supper of the Lamb is prepared. It is the celebration of that communion which you now commemorate as you Drink me while I AM drinking thee. It is likewise the celebration spoken of as the rejoicing in heaven over one soul’s ascent in glory to the throne of the Lamb who does indeed sit on the right hand of God.

With the prize of the Path suspended before your gaze as a dazzling sun of light, symbol of your victorious entering in to the Great Causal Body of God, you may quickly agree to drink of the cup which the Father gives unto his Son in the initiation of the crucifixion. But many who at first are eager and willing do not have the staying power that this path of surrender on the Ruby Ray requires step by step through selflessness, sacrifice, and service. Thus the testing of the soul’s desire for the cup of the resurrection and the life is locked in the words of the Master, “Give me to drink.”

As the command of the Lord, “Give me to drink,” echoes across the universes, we are suspended in the moment when the Son of man shall come in the glory of his ascended master light body, with all the holy angels with him, seated upon the throne of his glorious I AM Presence.

And to the souls who are on his right hand, having followed the Path of the Ruby Ray in ministering and serving unto every part of Life, the King says, “Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world: for I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in: naked, and ye clothed me: I was sick, and ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came unto me.”

Thus the law is revealed to the disciples in the Upper Room: If you would receive the meat of my Word, the cup of my consciousness, if you would be taken in as a chela of the Great Guru, if you would be clothed upon with his mantle, healed of all your diseases, and receive the visitation of the ascended masters, if you would know them while you are yet in the prison house of your own karma —then you must first do unto one of the least of your brethren in whom dwells the living Christ that which ye would that he should do unto you.

And if you are the woman of Samaria and you do not recognize the living Master, it does not matter. It matters that you give to drink unto the one sent. And when you have given him the acceptable cup and the Son has given you the cup of his Father—it matters that you then give to these little ones in the name of your own discipleship the Master’s cup of cold water and receive the reward of your initiation through the Manchild who lives in the heart of the little child.

It does not matter if your outer mind is acquainted with the path of Christic initiation. Whether it be a recognizable Christ, a little child, or a beggar, the Law requires that you receive the stranger that is within thy gate and that you give him to drink. In so doing, my beloved, you will satisfy the Law. And if that stranger be the Christed one, the one anointed by me to initiate my disciples of the Way of the Cross, then may it be said, “Whosoever receiveth him, receiveth me; and whosoever denieth him, denieth me.”

For the soul always knows who is the one sent. And the souls of my children must be tested in the seasons of the Father—regardless of the outer mind’s ignorance of the Law and the Lawgiver.
This is why the initiation given is at the level of human kindness and human need—so that all may pass the test, so simple if they love, regardless of Serpent’s prior poisonous programming of the outer mind.

So it was when Obadiah took those hundred prophets whom Jezebel had cut off and hid them by fifty in a cave and fed them with bread and water. In feeding them, he fed me. In giving them to drink, he did it unto me. Therefore I sent my servant Elijah to meet him, and he fell on his face and received him as the Lord’s representative. But when Elijah gave him his first initiation which was to announce to Ahab that the Lord’s prophet would see him, Obadiah, fearing for his life, did not immediately obey the Lord’s chosen one but instead entered into the human questioning of the divine master.

Though in the end he obeyed Elijah’s command, Obadiah’s own fear and doubt, his sense of injustice, and his questioning of Elijah’s wisdom, inferring that the prophet by his command would place Obadiah’s life in jeopardy, revealed that he was not truly willing and able to drink of the cup that his master was about to drink, nor to be baptized with the baptism of mount Carmel.

Nevertheless he had taken the first step, feeding the Ancient of Days as he fed the prophets. And when his soul should prove ready, he would again be given the opportunity to obey the Word of the Lord without fear and doubt or human questioning and thereby pass through from the records of death unto the Lord’s cup of the resurrection and the life.

Thus many are called but few are chosen to enter into the initiations of the Lamb on the north gate of the City Foursquare. Nevertheless it is written, “Blessed are they which are called unto the marriage supper of the Lamb.” May you be blessed, my beloved, both in your calling and in your answering the first command of the Bridegroom unto your soul: “Give me to drink.”

And when you give to your Lord to drink, give the very best of your rivers of living water stored within the deep wells of your seven chakras. These waters of the Mother light are yours to give in this very moment in the name of your own beloved Christ Self—though your chakras remain sealed with seven seals until you shall have successfully completed the seven initiations of the saints who follow the Lamb. This love offering of your cup, such as it is, unto the one sent by me to you, however lowly, is the prerequisite for your receiving my cup of the Ruby Ray.

This cup that you give to the Master will always contain the entire contents of your mind and heart—as the single drop contains the ocean. It is therefore a measuring cup whereby the Master measures this sample of your sincerity by the very vibration of the energy which you convey. The gift then is the essence of the giver. And it is time for the Lord’s testing of all givers through the purity or impurity of their gifts made to one another in his name. As my son Morya has said of the ingratiating giver, “If I cannot accept the giver, I cannot accept the gift. And if I cannot accept the gift, then I cannot accept the giver as chela of the will of God.”

When the woman of Samaria questioned and did not answer the Lord’s command, Jesus rebuked her ignorance of the Law and of the Person of the Lawgiver saying, “If thou knewest the gift of God, and who it is that saith to thee, Give me to drink; thou wouldest have asked of him, and he would have given thee living water.”

Ignoring her continuing chatter impugning his motive by her own impure motive, Jesus burned in akasha the record of the law of everlasting life which would be revealed to the saints of the Upper Room in the last days: “Whosoever drinketh of this water shall thirst again: but whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life.”

Upon hearing of the miraculous properties of the water of his Christ consciousness, the woman petitioned the Lord: “Sir, give me this water . . . ” But Jesus recognized her sinful sense of self-awareness. Her cup was not the acceptable cup of the self-disciplined chela of the will of God who pursues the Path to his utmost whether his Lord be present or absent. Therefore he would not transfer to her the initiation of the living water of Life but bade her first go and settle her karma with her five husbands and the last who was not her husband. Then might she enter the Path that leads to the Upper Room and the eternal Spouse who declares, Drink me while I AM drinking thee.

Ever the World Saviour through repentance and remission of sins, the Lord gave to the woman of Samaria the sign of the coming initiations of Aquarius when the feminine potential must be the purified vessel, already emptied of those Piscean perversions—Self-doubt, fear, and death: Self-doubt in both the Creator and the creation; fear of the Lord based not on the love of his Lordship but on a rebellious and an unremitted sense of sin; and the death consciousness generated by Self-doubt and the sinful, sinuous fear of the unbelieving.

Still not perceiving my Light in the one sent, the woman pronounced to him the doctrine of the coming Messias, “I know that Messias cometh, which is called Christ: when he is come, he will tell us all things.” Because she could not and would not see him as myself except by the confirmation of The Word, Jesus saith unto her, “I that speak unto thee am he.” And it came to pass, though she herself was not emptied of her sinful state, that by the woman’s witness unto his Christhood, many Samaritans came to hear my word spoken through the Son of God. And after he tarried with them two days they said, “We have heard him ourselves, and know that this is indeed the Christ, the Saviour of the world.” My beloved, they perceived it by the Holy Spirit and by the Spirit of Joseph whose soul he was.

He prophesied to them the religion of the new age when the true worshippers would worship the Father in the Spirit of the I AM THAT I AM and in the Truth of the Word incarnate in the Christ Self. He gave to them his word of Truth which, when followed, leads to The Word who is everlasting life. But the gift of the crystal cup and of the elixir of Life would wait until the conclusion of the Piscean dispensation when the initiations of the resurrection and the ascension—following the long night of their crucifixion—would once again be available to the reincarnated children of the light of Israel.

He knew they must first pass through the dark night of their soul’s self-crucifixion through the balancing of personal karma and the dark night of the Spirit’s crucifixion through the balancing of planetary karma. Only then would the souls “for whom it is prepared” be allowed to drink the full cup of his ascended master light body and receive the full baptism of his ascension flame. These are the steps of the Path that leads to the seat on his right hand and on his left hand where James and John desired to be. And this is where you, my beloved, with all your heart should also desire to be: For it is lawful desire—so long as you are willing to take up both bars of his cross daily, the vertical bar of personal karma and the horizontal bar of planetary karma.

When Christ said to the woman, “Salvation is of the Jews,” he spoke of the remnant who journeyed with me to deliver the mandate of love to earth’s evolutions and of all who through them would receive the transfer of my Light. But the archetypal nucleus of the ‘hundred and forty and four thousand’ must first be sealed in their foreheads by the emerald ray of the Elohim of the All-Seeing Eye of God under the dispensation of the two witnesses standing on the east gate. Then they must be initiated on the Path of the Ruby Ray ere the dispensation of the crystal cup might be given through the hands of these saints to the root races of earth’s evolutions.

When the Master said, “Salvation is of the Jews, “he was goading her to respond with the words, “I AM also worthy. I AM of the descent of the seed of Joseph. Master, bid me enter in, and I will drink thy cup.” It was up to her to denounce and renounce not only her sense of sin but also the effects of that sense manifest in sinful words and works. It was up to her to appeal to the Master for repentance and remission of sin and then to apply to him for discipleship. In this she must be willing to depart from her idolatry of his person and to recognize the light within her own soul as worthy to both give and receive the cup.

Thus I AM the Lord thy God in thy midst, delivering the message through my seventh angel of the mystery of God’s appearing in Horeb—and of my name I AM THAT I AM—and of the Name behind the name—written in the foreheads of all who are with the Lamb on mount Sion. This message I deliver through the printed word to my chosen and faithful the world around that by your redemption, my beloved, the great multitude of souls of light might be redeemed from the earth and returned to the folds of their Manus [the Lawgivers and sponsors of the Christic path to earth’s root races].

Now, my saints of the Ruby Ray, I bid you, Drink me while I AM drinking thee. The ebb and flow of the tides of Love are the giving and the receiving of the consciousness of the Lamb and his beloved bride. They are for your meditation on the great cosmic interchange of the resurrection flame that we now initiate between the souls of light on earth and their individual Bridegroom, the beloved Christ Self. When you receive the lovetide from your Spouse, let your joy be a mirror that magnifies the light of your Lord and sends it back to him by a cosmic reflection of his love for you and of your love for him.

As you enter into this meditation of love, you will begin to discover the mystery of his body and his blood through the golden-pink mantra, Drink me while I AM drinking thee. Drinking in the consciousness of the Lamb, you will truly enter into the life of the Son of God in every ascended master through your own beloved Christ Self.

And when, through Maitreya’s meditation in you and Mother’s mantra, the elixir of everlasting life is in your body and in the body of believers as resurrection’s sacred fire, it shall come to pass that if you should drink (take in to your chakras) any deadly poison of the philosophy of Serpent and his seed, it shall not hurt you; for the mother-of-pearl frequency of the resurrection flame—the Alpha and Omega wholeness—will transmute it.

Because he who hung on the cross refused to drink the vinegar mingled with gall, because he rejected this mockery of his crucifixion by Serpent’s seed, my beloved, you in your hour of victory in the very same initiation on the Path of the Ruby Ray will, in his name, also stay the hand of Serpent and thereby receive from the hand of the Lord’s ministering angels the cup of resurrection’s sacred fire as they sing to you their song, Drink me while I AM drinking thee.

Won’t you invite the angels of the resurrection to tarry with you as you give the mantra of the World Mother unto the beams of essential light that are for the preparation of your chakras for the initiations of the sixth ray?

May the Spirit of the Resurrection in you, in the earth, be for the turning of the tide whereby the records of death are swallowed up in the victory of His love.


Sanat Kumara

bearing the banner
of the unifying Spirit of the Great White Brotherhood
which is the banner of peace and purity.

And I say unto all who would
drink of the water of Life freely:
Strive for the acceptable cup.

When the Master bids thee,
“Give me to drink,”
Give him the acceptable cup.

NOTE: There was not enough room to include “Beams of Essential Light”—the prayer, the meditation, and the dynamic decree that fulfills the law, Drink me while I AM drinking thee. This decree is number 60.06 in the Handbook for Keepers of the Flame Prayers, Meditations, and Dynamic Decrees for the Coming Revolution in Higher Consciousness. Send for your copy today.

1. Samaritans claimed to be the direct descendants of Joseph and the remnant of the kingdom of Israel, specifically the tribes of Ephraim and Manasseh. The Samaritans accepted the Torah (Pentateuch) as the only authentic law of God and Moses as His supreme apostle.

Read I Cor. 10; Rev. 14:1-5; Mark 16:14-20; Rev. 12:17; Matt. 5:6; John 7; 10:1-30; Rev. 3:7, 8; Matt. 3:11; Heb. 4:12; Rev. 1:13-16; John 18:11; I Cor. 12; John 4:1-42; Rev. 21; 22; John 6:29; II Kings 2:9; Mark 10:35-45; Matt. 26:36-46; Luke 15:3-7; Matt. 25:31-46; 7:12; 10:40-42; I Kings 18; John 11:25, 26; Matt. 22:14; Rev. 19:6-16; Luke 9:23-27; Rev. 7; 10:7; 11:15; Matt. 27:24-49; Isa. 25:8; I Cor. 15:54.

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