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. The Etheric Double has 2 ratings and 0 reviews. First published in This is first in the series of five books by the same author. This classic text. Powell for his orderly presentation of statements and ideas current in the ; time . It is important to notice that the dense body and the Etheric Double vary.
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It is important to recognise that the Etheric Double, being merely a part of the physical body, is not normally capable of plwell as a separate vehicle of consciousness, in which a man can live or function. When aroused into full activity, this centre is fiery orange-red in colour corresponding closely with the stream of dark red and orange vitality which comes to it from the spleen centre.
The Etheric Double by Arthur E. Powell
First published inthis classic text has long been used as a resouce by students and scholars of astral phenomena. Such Rays are formed more easily between points than between surfaces.
In addition to the orange and darker reds, there is also some dark purple vitality flowing into this centre, rather as though the spectrum bent round in a circle and the colours began again at a lower octave. A more common cause, however, of such phenomena has to do with the composition of the etheric and other bodies and the relationship of dluble person to the elementals, the most friendly to him being those whose element is preponderant in his vehicles.
This phenomenon is usually known as magnetic sympathy, and many cases may be read of in the literature of the subject.
Cases are known where some outside entity, either incarnate or excarnate, has seized upon the body of a sleeping man and used it, perhaps in sleepwalking, for his own ends. Paperbackpages. The Chakrams are situated on the surface of the Double, that is about a quarter of an inch outside the skin of the body. At death the double finally withdraws from the dense body and may be seen as a violet mist, gradually condensing into a figure which is the counterpart of the expiring person and attached to the dense body by a glistening thread.
Their normal direction is perpendicular to the body, but they may take any direction, as, for example, when flowing from the tips of the fingers of one person to those of another. The seat of Kundalini, the Serpent-Fire, is in the base of the spine centre. A clairvoyant sees these particles as a faint grey mist. An astral sylph flashes from one shape to another ; an etheric fairy swells or decreases quickly, but not instantaneously. From this centre, vibrations pass to the etheric body, causing there etheric vortices which draw into themselves dense physical particles: Kristin rated it really liked it Jul 20, The Base op the Spine Centre.
The Etheric Double – The Health Aura of Man Arthur E Powell –
Kristin rated it really liked it Mar 18, When just beginning to awaken, landscapes and clouds of colour are half-perceived. Kilner considers that a form approximating to an egg-shaped oval is the most perfect, deviations from this being due to undevelopment. The beneficial effects of travel are partially due to the change of the etheric and astral influences connected with each place and district. These three forces remain distinct, and none of them can at this level be converted into either of the others.
For reasons which will powsll appear, it will be convenient to commence with the third centre, that situated etheri the spleen. There are many advantages in this method of study. Although not all are mentioned in Goodreads, I recommend ordering This is series of 5 books edited by Colonel Arthur E. In process of time the etheric shell wears out, in spite of his struggles, though usually not until after he has suffered intensely. Some men shake themselves free from the etheric envelope in a few moments; others rest within it for hours, days, or even weeks, though usually the process does not take etheriic than a few hours.
Mar 19, Archana rated it it was amazing. Thought and emotion of a high spiritual type seem to depend largely upon the violet ray.
Etheric Double: The Health Aura of Man
The condition closely resembles the shock which follows a surgical operation. A contraction of the Inner Aura invariably implies a grave malady. 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. The force of the Kundalini is no ordinary force, but something resistless. Into the composition of the Etheric Double must enter something of all the different grades of etheric matter, but the proportions may vary greatly, etjeric are determined by several factors, such as the race, sub-race, and the type of man, as well as by poqell individual karma.
The lower variety appears sporadically in undeveloped people, such as savages of Central Africa, and is a sort of massive sensation vaguely belonging to the whole etheric body, rather than an exact and definite sense-perception communicated through a specialised organ.
These methods are comparatively simple and by no means difficult to apply, though a skilful healer, especially if clairvoyant, can improve on them enormously. This appears to be the modern, i. It receives the violet-blue ray doubld the spleen chakram.
At a later stage, though still inhabiting the solid rock, they live close to the surface of the earth, and the more developed of them can occasionally detach themselves from doubl for a short time. It may be noted, in passing, that it is possible to mesmerise plants and procure specific and distinct results in stimulation of their growth.
Adyar School of Theosophy.