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  Astral Body | Global Oneness. Archive 1009IIAstral BodyA Wisdom Archive on Astral BodyAstral BodyAstral body: Body of the stars. Sometimes known as the emotional body, the astral body is the third most dense of the five interpenetrating bodies or sheaths(known in Sanskrit as koshas), through which the soul functions. The five bodiesare: physical (annamayakosha), pranic (pranamayakosha), astral (manomayakosha),mental (vijnamayakosha) and causal (anandamayakosha). The astral body functionsin the astral plane or Second World (Devaloka).See: HinduismGlossaryrelated toAstral Bodyastral body, Astral body - Artistic depictions, Astral body - Later interpretations, Astral body - The astral body in Neoplatonism, Astral body - The astral body in Theosophy, Astral body - The astral body in generic New Age thought, Astralbody - The desire body in Rosicrucianism, Esoteric cosmology, Yoga, Yoga Archives, Yoga Philosophy, Meditation, Mudras, Patanjali, Sivananda,Archives on Astral BodyIntroduction and links to related topicsAstral Body - The subtle, nonphysical body (sukshma sharira) in which the soul functions in the astral plane, the inner world also called Antarloka. The astralbody includes the pranic sheath (pranamaya kosha), the instinctive-intellectualsheath (manomaya kosha) and the cognitive sheath (vijnanamaya kosha) - with thepranic sheath dropping off at the death of the physical body.See: kosha, soul.Astral Body - Astral Body, or Astral Double . The ethereal counterpart or shadow of man or animal. The Linga Sharira, the Doppelgäinger . The reader must not confuse it with the ASTRAL SOUL, another name for the lower Manas, or Kama-Manas so-called, the reflection of the HIGHER EGO.Astral Travel - separating astral body from physical body to travel in the astral plane or dreamtime (TRASB)Leaving the physical body and traveling to another location or reality (NAD)Astral Body - subtle or dream body that disengages during sleep/through consciousness techniques; exact replica of the physical body with a higher frequency ofvibration. (NAD)Astral Projection - The ability to separate the astral body from the physical  body, allowing it to transcend time and space, to travel great distances or in time.* Encyclopedia - Astral bodySubtle bodies Causal plane: Causal body Mental plane: Mental body Astral plane:body, projection Etheric plane: Etheric body Physical plane: Physical body The 7Worlds & the 7 Cosmic Planes The Seven-fold constitution of Man The Ten-fold constitution of Man Cosmology Sufi cosmology Tanazzulut Ray of Creation The Laws Three Centres Five Centres Plane (Dungeons & Dragons) Inner Plane  ... Including:* Astral body - The astral body in Neoplatonism* Astral body - The astral body in Theosophy* Astral body - The desire body in Rosicrucianism* Astral body - Later interpretations* Astral body - The astral body in generic New Age thought* Astral body - Artistic depictionsRead more here: » Astral body: Encyclopedia - Astral body* NewAge Dictionary on Astral BodyAstral Body - NA spiritual body capable of projection from the physical body. The astral body survives death.Â(See also: Astral Body, New Age, Body mind and SoulÂ)For more dictionary entries, see » Astral Body Dictionary* Wiccan Pagan Dictionary on ASTRAL BODYASTRAL BODY - subtle or dream body that disengages during sleep/through consciousness techniques; exact replica of the physical body with a higher frequency ofvibration. (NAD)Â(See also: ASTRAL BODY, Wiccan, Pagan, Paganism, )For more dictionary entries, see » Astral Body Dictionary* Spiritual Dictionary on Astral bodyAstral body: The astral body is a composite, made up in varying proportions of aphysical (or semiphysical) body and a spirit body. During its projection thesecond body draws astral material from the first body through the silver cordthat connects the two.ÂAlso See: Astral Double  Â(See also: Astral body, Magic, Shamanism, Paganism, WiccaÂ)For more dictionary entries, see » Astral Body Dictionary* New Age Spiritual Dictionary on Astral bodyastral bodyA non-physical body which is a counterpart of a physical body and one of the seven layers of the Aura(See also: Astral body, Body Mind and Soul )For more dictionary entries, see » Astral Body Dictionary* Encyclopedia II - Out-of-body experience - Other observations of OBEsNot every OBE has exactly the same aspects, but although there are several different types of OBEs with different causes and meanings, there are some common elements: These people claim they are not faking their experiences. They were not, in general, trying to have the experience through auto-suggestion, hypnotictrance, etc. Many seemed frightened and/or confused by the experience; some evento the point of doubting their sanity. A belief that they were physically outof body is a ...Read more here: » Out-of-body experience: Encyclopedia II - Out-of-body experience- Other observations of OBEs* Encyclopedia II - Out-of-body experience - Spontaneous OBEsThe following general observations can be made based on a collection[3] of 66 case studies of firsthand accounts of spontaneous OBEs (those not part of a planned program to induce the experience). Out-of-body experience - Initiated during/after sleep Sleep Paralysis. OBEs are often initiated through lucid dreaming, where one is aware they are dreaming, though other types of initiation are discussed later. The majority of subjects (55+ of the 66 cases), who claim to have hadan OBE, reported being asleep, ...Read more here: » Out-of-body experience: Encyclopedia II - Out-of-body experience- Spontaneous OBEs* Encyclopedia II - Out-of-body experience - Possible explanationsOpinions regarding the objective reality of OBEs are mixed. An appreciable number of people believe the phenomenon is exactly what it feels like, and that the soul is leaving the body and exploring. Many OBE accounts are positive that the usual explanation, that the experience was a dream, is insufficient and often cite the experience as having a spiritual effect. See examples: If it was [a dream], why am I still so affected by it? I just don't understand this â  how can this happen? ...Read more here: » Out-of-body experience: Encyclopedia II - Out-of-body experience- Possible explanations* Encyclopedia II - Astral plane - The astral plane and astral experienceAccording to occult, Theosophical, and New Age teachings, the astral plane can b  e visited consciously with the astral body through means of meditation and mantra, lucid dreaming, or other forms of occult training and development. Some people would visit the astral plane by accident, simply by getting out of bed while the physical body remains sleeping. Unconsciously, the astral plane is the location of our consciousness while the vital bod ...Read more here: » Astral plane: Encyclopedia II - Astral plane - The astral planeand astral experienceGlossaryrelated toAstral Body» Home »» Home »P
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