Sunday, January 8, 2017


While I was on the set of Alien filming my scenes as Parker, I noticed references to chapters and verses from the bible printed in miniscule writing over the monitors of the control room set. I had already been introduced to the strange Hindu references to Madam Blavatsky's Secret Doctrine painted onto the autodestruct panel by Simon Deering and wondered why no one else was talking about it.

I wrote down the details and when I got back to my Wimbledon house at night, got out a copy of the bible and looked them up but their meaning would remain a mystery until the year 2008 in Baltimore, Maryland.

In the early nineteen thirties, a spiritual master created a meditation center in Washington D.C where practically all of the members were African Americans. In the year 2008 I received an invitation from an extremely wealthy man and his wife, residents of Baltimore, Maryland, who had heard a television interview I was doing to promote the series I was appearing in. “Homicide: Life on the street’ for NBC which was being filmed in Fells Point, Maryland.

The couple had called on me to have dinner with them and to discuss the fact that in the inner city of Baltimore while they were enjoying excellent health and prosperity in the areas of Baltimore where they were located, the inner city was experiencing ignorance, disease, poverty, crime and homicide, fully equipped with a million missiles of misery, are swarming in hordes to invade the souls of black people in the city and in their homes.

After dinner our host took my wife and I on a tour of their six thousand foot mansion. The hallways were large, with vaulted ceilings. Upon entering their large living room, I noticed a framed picture of the spiritual master I was familiar with beside another framed picture of the whole family hung over an antique table. The man’s wife had put fresh flowers in a vase on that table earlier that evening. I stared at the picture. “That’s Paramahansa Yogananda!” I said with surprise.
I could not imagine a Jewish, billionaire couple having a framed picture of the author of the ‘
Autobiography of a Yogi and the founder of the Self Realization Fellowship in their home on prominent display.

I was surprised, but I was going to be surprised even further when our host retreated to his den and returned with four card board boxes chock full of papers. He announced the papers were the first written pages of the lessons Yogananda taught to attain Christ consciousness. I was no longer surprised, but stunned.

There was a note in one of the boxes that looked as if it were intended for public release: It said: ‘Dear ones, sleeping yet? The Divine Trumpet is calling! Everything may seem peaceful and quiet to you, perhaps, because you are asleep. But wake, watch, listen!. We want recruits, to train themselves first, and others afterward, to fight these universal enemies.

My host once again retreated to his den and this time returned with a green silk shawl he said was the personal shawl of
Paramahansa Yogananda
! He handed it to me and said: “It’s yours. Yaphet.”

I was now in shock, I read more of Yoganandas’s letter,
He writes: It is not enough to praise God, who is unmoved by human flattery or disbelief. It is the time, in this world of universal war. He loves God best ...who serves His children. Our world is in a state of terrible siege, fighting Delusion and its vast army. The cry of the diseased, dying and mentally wounded ...rend the air. Our toll is heavier than ever. Only last year, right here in Enlightened America, the records of crime show that unknowing youths from the ages of fifteen to thirty ...stole one billion dollars by hold-ups. Who is responsible? We, who did not train them how to fight temptation and crime.

Ignorance of right laws of living and health rules— is untimely slaughtering the human family at the rate of 305 individuals per second. Disease with its various machine guns ...has wounded almost 90% of the total population. Death gets almost 100% of our harassed brothers and sisters to a premature grave. Are we immovable, insentient, less even than stones? Rocks, trees and animals lead a happier and more certain existence than we do. Are we not better equipped, more powerful than anything in Nature? Then why should we suffer at the hands of weaker agencies? Let us seek the remedy.

(These same conditions can be said of today, which is why these lessons were left for me) My eyes widened in their sockets as I read the parts of the bible and found references that mostly had biblical characters which basically applied to me, but how was that possible when the lessons and gifts I had received were meant for me when I wasn’t even born at the time the lessons were given to my Host’s father.

How could Yogananda know who I was, my name and such when my mother and father had not brought me into the world???

I continued to read his writings:

Let us, forgetting —race, creed, dogma, and caste— gather together and make a world-wide united organized attempt train our fifteen hundred million members of the human family to fight —disease, death, misery and ignorance. We must have Spiritual Military Schools for all-round human training .. Why spend your finances and energy indirectly to support luxury, crime and disease, or leave your money behind you without having put it to a good use while living? Join us. Every dollar you give will go to save a soul, to fight the enemies of right living. Let us unite for real liberty and freedom—freedom from bad habits, uncontrolled whims and ignorance. Let us learn to be ruled —only by right discrimination.

(percentage and stats reflective of the times)
How many of the world's million are healthy? Only 5%. How many are free from poverty? Only 1%. How many die prematurely? Almost 99%. How many have never suffered disease? Less than 1%. How many are spiritual and have a sound scientific spiritual training that no circumstances could ever overcome them? Less than 1%. What is the cause of this terrible situation? It is because we have slept so long, and let the army of Ignorance ...swarm everywhere.
Do your share, do what you can, that is all we ask of you. Won't you do something while you are still unscathed? Anything that you do is sincerely welcome. Save a soul from ignorance, and you have saved his body and mind as well. Do good while you are living, and have the fruits of noble actions in this life.

The note ended with a bible reference:Isaiah 66:19"I will set a sign among them and will send survivors from them to the nations: Tarshish, Put, Lud, Meshech, Rosh, Tubal and Javan, to the distant coastlands that have neither heard My fame nor seen My glory. And
Yaphet will declare My glory among the nation...

I received the lessons and Yoganada’s shawl in 2008, all these years I prayed and meditated about what to do with all. I have just now come to the conclusion about how to help my fellow man and woman I asked myself this question What can I do for the human family? What can you do for your human family?

1. Send whatever you can, with your good-will, to help establish a big general educational fund for starting schools all over America and the world.
2. Help us establish a big library of good books by sending books.
Applications for Teachers
3. Help us recruit a Spiritual Army. We want real workers, robust in body and mind, of calm disposition, mental shock-absorbers who will allow nothing to upset or anger them, who will join us for life, or who can receive at least one year's training to be teachers, according to the rules of the institution. These rules will be printed in the near future in
Facebook and other elements of social media. Make your application now, telling your occupation, education, age, marital status, and sending a recent photograph of yourself. Contact Ryan Goldhar at this address:

Yaphet Kotto
c/o Ryan Goldhar
The Characters Agency
Toronto, Ontario Canada
M5G 1G7

Let us all be eager to serve in the best way we can, for this world-wide fight against ignorance and suffering. We at Cauldwell- Fulton the non profit organization I’ve set up, are proud to bring the ideas and thoughts of a spiritual master in our attempt to show the beneficial side of the almighty Force over politics and religion.



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