The Mental Plane (7)

We have seen that the mental body is so closely mingled with the astral, that they act as a single body, but the dawning mental faculties add to the astral passions a certain strength and quality not apparent in them when they work as purely animal qualities. The impressions made on the mental body are … Continue reading The Mental Plane (7)

The Mental Plane (6)

Let us now turn to the study of the Thinker and his vesture as they are found in men on earth. The body of the consciousness, conditioning it in the four lower subdivisions of the mental plane—the mental body, as we term it —is formed of combinations of the matter of these subdivisions. The Thinker, … Continue reading The Mental Plane (6)

The Mental Plane (4)

On the mental plane, in both its great divisions, exist numberless Intelligences, whose lowest bodies are formed of the luminous matter and elemental essence of the plane—Shining Ones who guide the processes of natural order, overlooking the hosts of lower entities before spoken of, and yielding submission in their several hierarchies to their great overlords … Continue reading The Mental Plane (4)

The Mental Plane (3)

The mental plane is that which reflects the Universal Mind in Nature, the plane which in our little system corresponds with that of the Great Mind in the Cosmos. In its higher regions exist all the archetypal ideas which are now in course of concrete evolution; in its lower these are worked out into successive … Continue reading The Mental Plane (3)

The Mental Plane (1)

The mental plane, as its name implies, is that which belongs to consciousness working as thought; not of the mind as it works through the brain, but as it works in its own world, unencumbered with physical spirit-matter. This world is the world of the real man. The word ‘‘ man ” comes from the … Continue reading The Mental Plane (1)

The Astral Senses (Part 5)

Again, by means of clairaudience, the person may hear the things of the astral world, past as well as present, and in rare cases, the future. The explanation is the same in each case— merely the receiving of vibrations on the astral plane instead of on the physical plane. In the same way, the astral … Continue reading The Astral Senses (Part 5)

The Astral Senses (Part 2)

Science tells us that of all the five senses, that of Touch or Feeling was the original— the fundamental sense. All the rest are held to be but modifications of, and specialized forms of, this original sense of feeling. I am telling you this not merely in the way of interesting and instructive scientific information, … Continue reading The Astral Senses (Part 2)