Many now expect the return of their awaited Teacher, whether they call him the Christ, the Messiah, the fifth Buddha, Krishna, or the Imam Mahdi. Millions now know that the one who fulfils all these expectations, Maitreya, the World Teacher, is already living among us and is gradually emerging into full public recognition.
Maitreya is the Teacher for all humanity — those of all spiritual traditions, and those who follow no particular faith. He does not come as a religious leader, but as an educator in the broadest sense.
Maitreya has not come alone, but with a group of wise men, the Masters of Wisdom, who have long worked from behind the scenes as the inspirers, teachers and guides of humanity. They are returning to the everyday world to help us solve our most critical global problems.
An appeal to America:
“Cast your vote for justice, sharing and peace”
As the United States approached important elections in 2004, Benjamin Creme
dealt with reactions at the time; we reprint his ‘Letter from the Editor’
written before the election because, unfortunately, its message is now more
relevant than ever, although the details and actors have changed.
Now, as the USA again faces a crucial decision in its political, social,
economic and judicial life, one which will affect its standing within the
community of nations, Share International takes this opportunity
to make a further plea to its divided people for sanity and for a
withdrawal from further extreme separative and destructive behaviour.
As will be understood from the reprinted articles from Benjamin Creme’s
Master below, political decisions taken in the USA inevitably have
repercussions throughout the international community. This fact still holds
true and its implications cannot be overstated.
In October 2004 Benjamin Creme’s Master wrote ‘A call for sanity’ in which
He pointed up the interdependence of nations:
“The citizens of the United States of America are approaching a time of
critical decision. On their decision, in November, this year, may
depend the future happiness of many millions, not alone American, but
of many other countries.” He ends the article with this call: “Our
appeal to you, citizens of the great and blessed United States of
America, is to think carefully, and from the heart, as is your wont,
when you deliver your vote. Cast your vote for peace, justice and the
rule of Law.”
Letter from the Editor, Benjamin Creme (SI, November 2004)
It would seem that some readers are concerned by our degree of interest in,
and the amount of space devoted to, the American presidential election in
November. Surely, they seem to think, it is not the place of a spiritually
based magazine to concern itself with politics, especially American
politics, when everyone knows, do they not, that both parties are corrupt,
with nothing to choose between them. This is certainly not the case.
I must confess to being puzzled by such a response to the events which have
shaken the world for several years. Share International exists to
make known the fact of Hierarchy, its return to the everyday world and its
plans and concerns now and in the future. In relation to the coming US
election, these concerns have been cogently expressed in recent articles by
my Master. Let me quote from His article in the current issue. Nothing
could be clearer or less ambivalent. Why should the voice of Share International be less honest and true?
“When American citizens go to the polls in November, they will have the
opportunity to change the course of history…. As the day of destiny
approaches…. We, your Elder Brothers, cannot stand aside and watch
while the very future of the world is under threat…. This election can
be a great turning point in the affairs of men.”
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Maitreya and the Masters will show us that the only way to bring about peace is to create justice; and the only way to establish justice is to share the resources of the world, equitably, among all humanity according to need. Maitreya has formulated a number of simple priorities that demand immediate and worldwide attention. These cover the essential needs of every man, woman and child: an adequate supply of food; housing for all; access to health care and education as universal rights. Another top priority is the restoration of the environment.
Maitreya will inspire us to create a new civilization based on sharing and justice, freedom and peace, so that all may have the basic necessities of life in a world free from want and war. He and the Masters are here to show us the way forward, but they can only guide – we ourselves have to act to save our world.
Maitreya has been based in the Asian community of London since July 1977, gradually emerging into full public view. Artist, author and lecturer Benjamin Creme has for 40 years been preparing the way for this extraordinary event. In December 2008 Mr Creme announced that in the very near future a large, bright star would appear in the sky visible throughout the world, night and day, heralding the imminent appearance of Maitreya in His first interview on a major US television network. Within weeks, reports from all over the world of an unusually bright star, often moving and changing colour, began to appear in the media and on the internet. See reports
FIRST TELEVISION INTERVIEW
On 14 January 2010 Benjamin Creme announced that Maitreya had given His first interview, on American television, and that millions had heard Him speak both on television and the internet. Mr Creme explained: “He was introduced not as Maitreya, the World Teacher and Head of our Spiritual Hierarchy, but simply as a man, one of us. In this way He ensures that men follow and support Him for the truth and sanity of His ideas rather than for His status. He spoke earnestly of the need for peace, achievable only through the creation of justice and the sharing of the world’s resources. See announcement
Maitreya has since given a series of interviews in the USA, Mexico, Brazil, Russia, China, Japan, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia and India, and more are expected to take place around the world.
Maitreya’s open mission has begun. As He Himself has said: “Soon, now very soon, you will see my face and hear my words.
"When men see Me for the first time and know Me for what I am, they will find themselves changing inwardly.
Many will for a time return to the joy of childhood and find the world a better home thereby.
Many will feel strengthened in their desire to serve and to place themselves in the forefront of change.
These are the ones on whom I shall call for the task of replenishment of man’s spirit and joy.
Believe if you can that I am with you, ready to use My strength on your behalf.
Believe if you can, My friends, that I am eagerly awaiting the day of My open return."
Maitreya, the World Teacher, 7 October 2014
Suggested further reading for first-time visitors:
Who is Maitreya
Message from Maitreya
Benjamin Creme received the following message from Maitreya on 31 March 2016, by a process of mental telepathy.
These days are difficult for many. Even the best and the closest feel the pains of doubt and reservation.
But when I say that I engage with you as one of you before the world, it is the truth.
Likewise when I say that the time is close indeed when all men will recognize My face and respond, it is the truth.
Only the Law bids Me wait a very little time, but within the Law I am verily with you daily, in constant rapport with your needs and the opportunities presented to Myself by you.
Soon humanity as a whole will awaken to My presence and will accept with all willingness the transformation of this, our world.
Remember that we are at the beginning and the end of a civilization, an epic period in the history of the world, and understand thereby that men feel the pain of change.
For some it is a release into freedom. For others it is a loss of surety and calm.
But, My brothers, pain will be short-lived, and already many know this to be so. There is aid in abundance to help you through these difficult times. Accept eagerly this Age and recognize the signs of the new.
Verily, verily, I am with you. Verily, I am among you in many ways.
Judge for yourselves, My brothers, how close you are to My expectations of a new world. This will be a world in which all men are one, in which all men fulfil the joy of creation, and fulfil with love their capacity to show the way to their brothers in simplicity and truth.
Latest book by Benjamin Creme:
Unity in Diversity: The Way Ahead for Humanity
We need a new, hopeful vision for the future. Benjamin Creme’s new book presents such a vision: a future that embraces a world at peace in harmony and unity, while each individual quality and approach is welcomed and needed. It is visionary, but is expressed with a cogent and compelling logic.
Unity in Diversity: The Way Ahead for Humanity concerns the future of every man, woman and child. It is about the future of the Earth itself. Humanity, Creme says, is at a crossroads and has a major decision to make: to go onwards and create a brilliant new civilisation in which all are free and social justice reigns, or continue as we are, divided and competing, and see the end of life on planet Earth. Creme writes for the Spiritual Hierarchy on Earth, whose Plan for the betterment of all humanity he presents. He shows that the path forward for us all is the realisation of our essential unity without the sacrifice of our equally essential diversity. Creme writes:“The aim of our life,whether we have realised it or not,is the establishment of unity, representing the unity which already exists because every atom in the manifested universe is interrelated with every other atom.
Who is Maitreya?
The photo shows Maitreya’s miraculous appearance (in a guise) to 6,000 people, at a prayer/healing meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, on 11 June 1988. He spoke in perfect Swahili for 18 minutes and dozens of healings took place. It was reported by media worldwide including CNN and the BBC. Since this event Maitreya has appeared to hundreds of similar gatherings around the world.
More about Maitreya
Signs and miracles
A growing number of miracles (crosses of light, healing waters, milk-drinking icons, weeping statues, patterns of light) are signs of Maitreya’s imminent emergence.
Miraculously manifested on a bathroom mirrow in Barceolona, Spain, in August 2001, Maitreya’s 'hand' can be used to ask for help or healing. Maitreya says: "My help is yours to command, you only have to ask"
Signs and miracles
Benjamin Creme formed the first Transmission Meditation group in 1974 and groups worldwide practice this 'Meditation for the New Age' It is a simple group meditation providing both a dynamic service to the world and powerful, personal spiritual development.
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