Growing Up in Seven Stages

by Patrick Quanten MD

Embryology has solely concentrated on giving us information on the growth of the various organs as we macroscopically know them. This may well have obscured the real information we need in order for us to understand the true development of life within the human species. From earlier discussions we already know the sequential formation of the embryonic tissues, as it happens for all animals, plants, and indeed for the creation of the whole universe. It is the same sequence, the same system, over and over again, creating universes within universes within universes. These early tissues can be found within every macroscopic tissue of our bodies such as the liver, the skin, various glands, blood vessels, etc. The combination of the seven tissues within every macroscopic tissue will vary as to the make-up of the organ or body tissue, but they will all be there in various degrees.

Looking at the configuration of the foetal growth, people have always used descriptive terms to give us an idea as to what it might look like. These terms now appear to be very handy in denominating the various stages of development. The first stage of foetal development is marked by the appearance of a ball of cells. This is followed by a water bubble appearing and cell layers beginning to form. The fifth week of foetal growth the foetus itself has been described as ‘bean-like’. This would be the equivalent of the plant development stage, which is the third phase of the unfolding new universe. In the sixth week it has been called a primitive animal, the latest stage of the plant-like phase. This develops fish-like features in the seventh week, which shows that we are clearly in the fourth stage of the developing universe, the sea creatures. The eight week sees the appearance of little stumps that will develop into arms and legs, and corresponds with the fifth phase, the land animals and primates. The ninth week shows the foetus for the first time in a recognisable human form, which corresponds with the sixth development stage, human life. And from the tenth week onwards we may expect to see movement in the foetus, which is the last stage of this universe development bearing fruit of its development so far and entering a new universe in which all the previously developed structures will become organised differently and made to function differently. Following the foetal development in this way it becomes obvious that it is impossible for any ‘life’, any ‘movement’, to be part of the foetus before it has completely finished its first six stages of development. No ‘living’ can be possible until the structures that will contain this living are fully built. This then also explains the high rate of spontaneous miscarriages in the first trimester of pregnancy. Without the structure in place there can be no fruition of those seven stages and consequently no entering into a new universe development.

Following the way the tissues emerge into every new developing universe we could have a look at how that would work out at various stages of a human life. How does a human being evolve and how does that compare with the knowledge we now have about the way everything evolves?

Let’s start with reminding us in which order the chakras appear and what each of them stands for. Each chakra represents a certain kind of energy which it bundles and passes on to the physical part of life.

Chakra 1 : grounding, survival

Chakra 2 : desire, sexual attraction

Chakra 3 : feelings, will, power

Chakra 4 : balance, love

Chakra 5 : togetherness, communication

Chakra 6 : imagination, intuition

Chakra 7 : insight, knowledge

These correspond with the information that in ancient science has been described as being contained within the vibration frequencies of the universe itself.

1 - shape, form

2 - movement

3 - personal power

4 - balance

5 - communication

6 - consciousness

7 - knowledge

Obviously, the words used may slightly differ from writer to writer as we are talking about interpretations here. The purpose of this exercise is just to show whether or not there might be a correlation between how these seven stages again and again present themselves as the pathway of all creation and the way we observe a human development throughout life.

Let’s remind us of the sequence that is used repeatedly for the formation of the human being. On Day six of the Creation human beings were created. Day six corresponds within the code of creation with frequency 7. This frequency is made up from a particular sequence of the seven frequencies. The energetic structure of frequency 7, and therefore of the human being, is 7-5-2-6-4-1-3. As each of these layers manifest from the previous one it must be obvious that the development of the human being runs through those seven stages in the same sequence. To indentify this sequence in the early development of the foetus is not easy as we do not have access to much foetal information during the developing pregnancy. But once the baby is born it surely also runs through the stages of life. What are they?

Taking the early baby development we notice that initially the baby only responds on an intuitive level (frequency 7). This is followed by the development of communication skills. The toddler exercises sound making and attaching meaning to sounds and gestures. This corresponds with the information contained in frequency 5. The next development stage is that of the small child, which is marked mainly by learning to move. The child perfects the skills of climbing, riding, jumping. It is keen to run around, keen to join groups where movement is being practised, be it football, ballet, dancing, etc. This is the energy of frequency 2. When the child moves into the teenage stage it becomes self-conscious. It is looking for an identify. It questions everything and argues about everything, which is a learning process that makes the individual conscious of the reality of life. This is the information of frequency 6. As a young adult we are trying to balance things in life. Taking responsibility means that we are juggling different worlds all at once. We try to combine our own belief system with that of our spouse. We combine work and home life. We balance our own needs and those of our partner, of our children, of our parents. This is an expression of the information contained in frequency 4. After the midlife crisis we are much more concerned about what we ourselves need. We want to express who we are and what we are, thereby giving form to our own life. This is frequency 1. At the end of our life we are only concerned with ourselves. We want things to be as we want them, as they have always been. The only truth there is is our own truth. We have a strong urge to get it all our own way. This is information from frequency 3.

Within the frequencies every single layer is made up of all the seven frequencies, layers, but in different combinations. So, each of these seven development stages the human life goes through can be divided into another set of seven steps, which details the gradual exploration of the developing human being of the information life has to offer. It is through experiencing life at all levels that the individual gathers information and allows the system, the human being, to grow. It is imperative that we pass through all these stages, at all levels, in order to fully complete and finish the universe that is called “me”. Only then are we ready to leave the human incarnation as a fully completed cycle.

From this development schedule you can already see that the midlife crisis plays a crucial role in this. A century ago, the idea of a midlife crisis didn’t exist as clear-cut as we know it now. And over the last twenty years it has almost taken over as the standard to replace the previous standard of “married for life”. This is all part of human development. The truth is that if you really want to carry on your personal growth, you will face all the upheavals of relationship breakdowns and personal upsets. It is essential in so far that it is the way this universe of knowledge has developed, and for us to gain that knowledge we will need the experience.

Seeing the way forward does not necessarily make the path of experience less painful, but sometimes it helps to know that it is what needs to be done, what needs to happen.

Seeing circles within circles.

Comprehending your personal tasks, as the universe has prepared them for you.

Embrace life as it is.

February 2015


Patrick Quanten has been a general practitioner since 1983. The combination of medical insight and extensive studies of Complementary Therapies have opened new perspectives on health care, all of which came to fruition when it blended with Yogic and Ayurvedic principles. Patrick gave up his medical licence in November 2001.
Patrick also holds qualifications in Ayurvedic Medicine, Homeopathy, Reiki, Ozon Therapy and Thai Massage. He is an expert on Ear Candling and he is also well-read in the field of other hard sciences. His life's work involves finding similarities between the Ancient Knowledge and modern Western science.

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