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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This book is a collection of previous works on the subject, such as those of C. It is reported that some French scientists, who could not normally see the N Rays, became able to do so after sitting in darkness for three or four hours. Just a moment while we sign etherix in to your Goodreads account.
Even the partial withdrawal of the double produces lethargy in the dense body and almost suspends the vital activities: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Kilner considers that a form approximating to an egg-shaped oval is the most perfect, deviations from this being due to undevelopment.
There is a kind of magnetic tide, and outflow and back-flow artuur magnetic energy between the sun and earth, the etheeric points of which are at noon and midnight. It is better, therefore, for one to do this work, that others may benefit and save their own time and labour. Changes in the Auras may be produced by disease. The Life of the separate cells themselves continues, as evidenced douhle the well known fact that hairs on a corpse will sometimes continue to grow.
Those who have studied the mechanism of reincarnation will be familiar with the fact that, in the case of the etheric body, a factor comes into play which does not operate in the case of the astral or mental bodies. I am a taoist shaman and srthur and have been studying spiritual philosophy for 13 years, and I can attest that this book is the best academic book on the chakras and related energy metaphysics out there.
They are also never emitted by a corpse.
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This appears to be the modern, i. Ingmar De Boer rated ethegic really liked it May 20, We have previously seen that the power of feeling depends on the transmission of contacts to the astral centres, through the matter of douboe Etheric Double.
The astral body originally was an almost inert mass, with only the vaguest consciousness, with no definite power of doing anything, and no clear knowledge of the world which surrounds it.
It receives the yellow ray from the spleen centre; when the current is full and strong it produces strength and regularity in the heart section.
A skilful mesmerist, however, can manage quite well without any passes whatever, achieving his results merely by looking at his subject and using his will. This book has been compiled with the object of presenting to the student of Occultism a coherent synthesis of all, or nearly all, the information regarding the Etheric Double, and other closely allied phenomena, which has been given to the world through the medium of modern Theosophical and arthue research literature.
One of the great advantages of cremation is that by destroying the dense body, the etheric body also loses its nidus and so rapidly disintegrates. An astral sylph flashes from one shape to another ; an etheric fairy swells or decreases pkwell, but not instantaneously. Healers and yogis, therefore, will especially find this book useful.
Through the top of the head pass the atoms from the dark blue and violet rays. The dangers connected with them are so serious that we should consider their awakening as the greatest of misfortunes. Open Preview See a Problem?
Powell has drawn from sources associated with the Theosophical Society, primarily Annie Besant and C. It is usually of a uniform width of 2 to 4 inches throughout, though sometimes slightly narrower down the limbs, and follows the contours of the body.
If an uninstructed man has the misfortune to arouse it, he should at once consult someone who fully understands such matters. All nervous diseases imply a jangled condition of the Etheric Double, and that is also the cause of digestive troubles and sleeplessness. This phenomenon is usually known as magnetic sympathy, and many cases may be read of in the literature of the subject.
When just beginning to awaken, landscapes and clouds of colour are half-perceived. The only safe way, therefore, for genuine students of occultism, is not to force in any way the development of psychic powers, but to wait for these to unfold, as they will unfold, in the normal course of evolution.
Some of the lower types of etheric nature-spirits are not pleasing to the aesthetic sense. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. In Indian books, however, it is mentioned as having only two petals, this being probably due to the fact that it presents the appearance of being divided into halves. This would seem to indicate the dark blue and violet?
Etheric Double: The Health Aura of Man
In this connection Professor Gates is reported as saying a that the 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.
In determining the quality of etheric matter to be used in building the etheric body, we have two things to consider: Chapters II to XI, is given in the tabular statement appended. As soon as the disintegrating force dohble withdrawn, the matter is forced by the etheric pressure into its original condition.
In the mineral, astral matter is so little active that there is no perceptible working from the astral to the physical. The Chakrams are situated on the surface of the Double, that is about a quarter of an inch outside the skin of the body. A Chart of these discharges is appended, the results it shows being described as follows. Any emotional shock, or any strong emotion of an evil character, which etheeic a kind of explosion in the astral body, may produce such an effect, rending apart the delicate web and, as we say, driving the man mad.
Of interest to healers, body workers, and all students of esoteric lore, Powell’s discussion of the anatomy of the subtle body, its energy c First published inthis classic text has long been used as a resouce by students and scholars of astral phenomena.
The flow of vitality into or through any chakram is quite separate and distinct from arthu development of the chakram brought about by the awakening of Kundalini, which will be described in Chapter XIII.
The question of etheric shells is so important that it will be necessary later on in this book to enter into it rather more fully than we have done here, where we are dealing purely with the health aura.