Phenomenon of Consciousness (13)

It appears from this jumble of the imaginary, hypothetical and concrete that the mind is the soul; that it is energy, force and matter and at the same time not matter; that the soul is the disembodied spirit; that the spirit is the disembodied soul while residing in the body and after leaving the body; … Continue reading Phenomenon of Consciousness (13)

Phenomenon of Consciousness (12)

Whatever the mind may be, it is not the brain, and cognitions are undoubtedly either the acts or phenomena resulting from acts of the brain, or of the brain in conjunction with other parts of the living body. There is no doubt that cognitions depend entirely upon the operations of the living body and that … Continue reading Phenomenon of Consciousness (12)

Thought Forms (2)

A thought, then, as stated, becomes for the time a kind of living creature; the thought-force is the soul, the elemental essence of the body. These thought-forms are called elementals, or sometimes artificial elementals. The principles underlying the production of all thought-forms are: [1] Quality of thought determines colour [2] Nature of thought determines form … Continue reading Thought Forms (2)

The Astral Senses (Part 3)

Now all this means that the ego, or soul, or mind, if you prefer the term— is the real Knower who becomes aware of the outside world by means of the messages of the senses. Cut off from these messages the mind would be almost a blank, so far as outside objects are concerned. Every … Continue reading The Astral Senses (Part 3)

Pregnancy & the birth of a soul: The process of incarnation

When two persons ally themselves in the flesh and beget a child, the moment of impregnation is usually--though not invariably--the moment which attaches a soul to the newly conceived body. Hence, much depends upon the influences, astral and magnetic, under which impregnation and conception take place. The pregnant woman is the centre of a whirl … Continue reading Pregnancy & the birth of a soul: The process of incarnation

Astral plane & the soul | Rosicrucianism

On the Astral Plane there are countless subplanes, and divisions thereof, all of which are more or less independent of each other. The distinctions between the planes are altogether the result of differences on the rate of vibrations, and do not represent distances in space. Each sub-plane or division thereof is inhabited by souls exactly … Continue reading Astral plane & the soul | Rosicrucianism