The Beehive Principle
ritual offers the opportunity to create a situation where the group participating in the
ritual begins to act in concert and in doing so they create a radio receptor which can be
utilized to capture signals usually unavailable to ordinary human beings. This is done through the beehive principle.
principle is a way to look at resonance in a different way.
Usually, resonance is illustrated with the help of a tuning fork. A tuning fork that vibrates the A tone, for
instance, would make an A string sound in sympathy provided the string is tuned. Resonance, as illustrated by the tuning fork, can
be then utilized in two basic manners:
- Mystic resonance. In this case,
ones body is attuned to a specific vibration. Many
times, the vibration desired cannot be produced by ones own volition. One can, however, attune ones body to be
sensitive to these vibrations by having certain chemicals or materials in ones body,
by taking certain shapes and forms, and by creating certain movements (both gross and
subtle). Then, by placing oneself in the
proximity of a source of vibration, one begins to vibrate at a rate close to the source of
vibration, thus creating in oneself a tone that can produce a transformation within
- Magical resonance. The principle
is the same. The only difference is that the
effect desired is not necessarily internal, but external.
Later, we will
explore mystic and magical resonance in more detail.
Right now, only a simplistic definition is given here. The purpose of introducing mystic and magical
resonance is to be able to go beyond those and talk about the role of resonance in the
When bees swarm
towards pollen, there are three things they seem to be paying attention to.
Simultaneously. They take care not to collide with one another. They also tend
to drift towards the center of the swarm, which of course varies as all the bees move
towards the pollen and towards the center of the swarm at the same time. Also, they
move following perceptual indicators towards the source of
pollen. The latter signal wanes and intensifies as they move. A shamanic
circle, and magical ceremony, a RFCL invocational group, work in a very simmilar
fashion. The pollen is what produces the resonance in the group.
Resonance is the vibration that makes the swarm move in a certain
direction. It gives the swarm the power to move and arrive to where they are going.
The bees only need to keep moving while paying attention to these three things.
This principle of the swarm can be utilized as an
improvisational approach to working in the higher dimensions. There are ways to make an
educated guess at the rate of vibration of a higher being. This information can be
attained through the use of kabalah, tarot, enochian correspondences, Toltec hunting
techniques, and other systems for mapping higher realms. If you take a good guess as to
the approximate vibrational rate, and make a list of corresponding colors, postures,
attitutes, mood, sound, smell, words, and other attributes of the entity being invoked,
you can then work with the group to approximate these vibrational rates and "follow
the smell of the pollen" while avoiding collisions with each other and looking for
the "center" of the group.