The Sabian Orientation
L: the discipline A Grecian-style initiation provided by study and activity in neophyte, acolyte and legate grades of individual accomplishment.
C: the laya centers The maintenance of the Assembly as a network of active autonomous groups, each a matrix of race, culture or personal distinctiveness.
D: the monitors The strengthening of continuity for the laya centers through the oversight of their functions by the immortal leadership they develop.
H: the screen of prophecy The editing and reissuing of the Sabian lessons and letters in their cycles and so building a creative rapport with current history.
E: spiritualism The doctrine of personal immortality dramatized by the contribution of the deceased to the living through psychic or like phenomena.
F: the cabala The doctrines of occult cosmogony and psychology dramatizing a superior reality in which man may gain exceptional gifts and powers.
A: astrology The doctrine of interlacing relevancies that dramatize a cosmic order through which man can master everyday life and control his destiny.
G: mental therapy The doctrine of mind discipline or soul quickening dramatized in meditation or self-assertion and conscious rejection of limitations.
M: metaphysics The way of ordering life by a world view in philosophy or an account of reality well justified in history and verified through faith.
J: education The way of ordering life by training people in appreciation of common values or in adjustment to realities of broadest acceptance.
B: drama The way of ordering life by exaggeration of its features in order to bring dignity to man's activity and build enduring rapport in human ties.