The Etheric Double was first published in as one of a series by the same author However, their gratitude is due to Powell for his orderly presentation of. Etheric Double has 60 ratings and 7 reviews. Ron said: This is series of 5 books edited by Colonel Arthur E. Powell. He very methodically combined inform. As said himself in his introduction, . It is important to notice that the dense body and the Etheric Double vary together as to their Arthur
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Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Its structure is granular, the granules being exceedingly fine and so arranged as to appear striated.
Antwerp Blue having a C. When the faculty is perfectly developed it is completely under control, and may be used or not used at will. The strong thought will mould etheric matter into the desired form, which will help nature to build us new tissues much more rapidly than would otherwise be possible. When this takes place, these constituents rush out through the chakrams in the direction opposite to that for which they are intended, and after doing this repeatedly they injure and finally destroy the delicate web.
He very methodically combined information from a number of theosophical authors in the early part of the 20th century. A somewhat similar process takes place when a dead drunkard, hovering about a gin-shop, draws round himself a veil of etheric matter, in order that he may absorb the odour of the alcohol for which he craves. In order, however, that students may, if they wish, refer to the original sources of information, the references have been provided, in abbreviated or long form.
Although it is quite impossible for a dead person to get back entirely into his dead body, yet, in the case of one who knows nothing beyond purely physical life and is crazy with fear at being entirely cut off from it, it is possible for him, in his frantic effort to keep in touch with physical life, to get hold of the etheric matter of the discarded body and drag it about with him. It is well know that those who indulge excessively in narcotics, such as tobacco, will persist in their self-indulgence even at the expense of the pain or discomfort of their neighbours.
Want to Read saving…. Occasionally an absolute break in the Aura is observed.
Etheric Double: The Health Aura of Man
David Melik rated it liked it Sep 15, The chakrams or centres, therefore, cannot be described as organs of sense in the ordinary sense of that term, though they do convey the powers of sense to the astral body. No trivia or quizzes yet. Unless the elemental is charged with some special development in the way of features, such as unusual beauty or the reverse, the principal agency at work in this direction will be the thoughts of the mother and the thought-forms which float around her.
In reading the Secret Doctrine, therefore, and other books of the older literature, the student must be on his guard not to confuse the two quite distinct bodies, known today as the Etheric Double and the Astral Body.
Etheric Double: The Health Aura of Man by Arthur E. Powell
The natural ethsric of this is that arthurr patient loses all power of feeling in that portion of his body from which his own fluid has been expelled.
This has the effect of fatiguing the powers of the eye to perceive that particular colour, and in addition, the eyes are found to become abnormally sensitive to other colours. The radiations of the pine tree make the man sensitive to the magnetic currents, and, in addition, the tree is constantly throwing off vitality in that special condition in which it is easiest for man artuur absorb it.
It appears to be quite transparent and distinctly striated, with very delicate lines of a beautiful rose colour, these appearing to tint the portions between the striations. Hypnotism, derived from the Greek hypnosmeaning sleep, stands literally for the art of putting to sleep.
These it arranges in a definite form, making what is termed in Occult Chemistry a hyper-meta-proto-element, a combination of matter on the sub-atomic sub-plane. Brilliant as is the globule, it is almost colourless, and may be compared to white light.
The Chakrams are situated on the surface of the Double, that is about a ethedic of an inch outside the skin of the body.
The outline is not absolutely sharp, but gradually vanishes into space. In drawings in this document, therefore these ultimate physical atoms are indicated as outlines only. For the chemist a whole fresh world would come under observation, and he could deal with ethers as he now deals with liquids or gases.
On the other hand, it may be urged that such knowledge or such belief could have been secured in other and less harmful ways. Use of the screens appears to affect the eyes, at first temporarily and later permanently, so that after a time the operator is able to perceive the aura even doublf the screens. It is possible, therefore, to protect oneself to a considerable extent from hostile influences mentioned above, by making an effort of the will to check the radiation of vitality at the outer extremity of the health aura, building it there into a wall or shell which will be impervious to disease germs and arthkr prevent the vitality from being sucked away by any one near who has the vampire tendency.
These rose-coloured atoms are the original atoms which first drew round them the six others douuble form the globule.
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If a man is so misguided as to wish to cling to the physical life, and even to diuble own corpse, the preservation of the dead body, either by burial or embalming, offers a distinct temptation to him to do so, and immensely facilitates his unfortunate purpose. It moved to the second centre, near the navel, and vivified it, thereby awakening in the astral body the power of feeling, of sensitiveness without definite comprehension.
In the higher plants the increased astral activity affects their etheric and, through this, their dense matter. This book is a collection of stheric works on the subject, such as those of C. Almost all nature-spirits are fond of music, and some are especially attracted by certain melodies.
In this connection Professor Gates is reported as saying a that arthr material emanations of the living body differ according to the states of the mind as well as the conditions of physical health; b that these emanations can be tested by the chemical reactions of some salts of selenium; c that these reactions are characterised by various tints or colours according to the nature of the mental impressions; d that forty different emotion-products, as he calls them, have already been obtained.
The doouble way in which the consciousness of these astral experiences can be brought into the physical brain is by means of the corresponding etheric centres which must first be awakened and made active. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
We have previously seen zrthur the power of feeling depends on the transmission of contacts to the astral centres, through the matter of the Etheric Double.
Its dreams are usually dramatic, for it draws on the accumulated contents of the physical brain, and arranges, dissociates, and recombines these after its own fancies, thus creating the lower world of dream.
An effort of will should be made, if possible, to arrest such ethheric upward rush, but if that proves to be impossible, as is most likely, it will probably rush out through the head and escape into the atmosphere probably doing no harm further ethrric causing a slight weakening.