That a great world-teacher is soon to deliver a comprehensive and enlightening message is one of his convictions. As to the purport of that modern message, he also has convictions and naturally a desire to express them.
In what are known to the world at large as early historic times, the conditions of this earth life were for the most part endurable only because of belief in man's pilgrimage to other-world rest and happiness. All exoteric religions are built upon this well-nigh univer sal faith. Even where the doctrine of reincarnation obtains, every teaching except the most esoteric pre pares the disciple for a blessed translation to what are called higher realms. The idea of bringing heaven to earth has not heretofore been enlarged upon chie?y because of the supposed imperfectibility of physical matter as such.