The Three-fold Division: Bust, Waist, and Hip Line
Between Heaven above and Earth below, Man stands as a bridge between the two. These three find their symbols in the Bust – Hip – Waist Line division.
Bust, Hip, and Waist Line
In any three-fold division, the top, Bust Line, stands as a symbol of Spirit. Safety Energy Locks 13 and 10 reside in the front and back in the Bust Line. Along the neck, the top Safety Energy Lock is SEL 4 – hence it corresponds to the Bust Line, as well. Through that relationship, it also governs SELs 13 and 10 [T1, p18].
Similarly, the bottom, Hip Line, is a symbol of everything material, generally, and of the body in specific. SELs 15 and 2 form the Hip Line by virtue of their location. They are governed by SEL 11 at the base of the neck.
The Waist Line stands for the mind as the bridge between Spirit and body, and for Man as the bridge between Heaven and Earth. SELs 14 and 9 form the Waist Line and are governed by the “middle” Safety Energy Lock of the neck, SEL 12.
The Three Lines In the Pulses
Use your Index fingers to listen for the Bust Line, Middle fingers – for the Waist Line, and Ring fingers – for the Hip Line. You can go even further by distinguishing between the exhaling (surface pulses) and inhaling (deep pulses) aspects of each line. For example, Index fingers in the superficial pulse listening indicate SEL 13, while the same Index fingers in the deep pulse listening will indicate SEL 10. Index fingers in both superficial and deep listening will indicate both SELs 13 and 10, or simply SEL 4 which governs them both from the neck.
The three-fold division can show in many ways.
Trinity and the Bust, Waist, and Hip Line
The Main Central – Supervisor – Mediator trinity can also be mapped onto the three lines. The Mediator crosses the area of SEL 13 twice and can serve as a symbol for the Bust Line. Use the 1st Method Correction to help the Bust Line, as well as to restore the relationship of the Mediator with itself.
The Supervisor resonates with the number of 2, duality, and hence it is a symbol of the physical body. As such, it corresponds to the Hip Line. The 2nd Method Correction helps the Hip Line, and restores the relationship of the Mediator with the Supervisor.
The Main Central correlates to the Waist Line and is helped by the 3rd Method Correction which clears up that line and restores the harmony between the Mediator and the Main Central.
Look at the SEL 14 Flow [T1, p. 29]. Have you wondered why the 4th step calls for the hand to be placed on the SEL 10 shifted to the blade? SEL 10 is usually associated with the inhaling aspect of the Bust line due to its location high on the back across SEL 13. Shifted onto the blade, however, SEL 10 will be right in the middle of the blade and thus will resonate with its middle, Waist Line. By shifting to the blade, we can reach out to the Waist Line nature of SEL 10 and thus help the Waist Line SEL 14.
Hands and Feet
And what about the phalanges that make our fingers and toes? Except for the big toe, all other fingers and toes are made of three phalanges. In that structure, the outer most tips (distal) can symbolize the Bust Line, the middle (intermediate) phalanges are the Waist Line, and those at the base (proximal) are the Hip Line. Once again, by adjusting our hold of the finger along the length of a toe or a finger, we can work with the corresponding Line.