FEW words are needed in sending this little book out into the world. It is the third of a series of Manuals designed to meet the public demand for a simple exposition of Theosophical teachings. Some have complained that our literature is at once too abstruse, too technical, and too expensive for the ordinary reader, and it is our hope that the present series may succeed in supplying what is a very real want. Through the etheric double Prāna exercises the controlling and co-ordinating force spoken of above, and Death takes triumphant possession of the body when the etheric double is finally withdrawn and the delicate cord which unites it with the body is snapped. The process of withdrawal has been watched by clairvoyants, and definitely described.
The Etheric Double book. This book is a compilation on the etheric body from the writings of three theosophists (namely, A. Besant, . Mar 19, 2017 Archana rated it it was amazing. I enjoyed reading every chapter. The insights were amazing. Impact on my healing approaches are yet to be explored. I definitely appreciate the teachings of my Guru with greater respect and gratitude.
No attempt has been made to augment or otherwise bring up to date this classic in the light of understanding accumulated during the intervening forty-odd years.
In this webinar course, Ravi Ravindra will explore the heart and purpose of yoga as expressed in the Yoga Sutras, with special emphasis on section . which states that the true purpose of yoga is the cultivation of Samadhi, meaning freedom from the ego-self, and the diminishing of the kleshas, that are the impediments standing in the way of achieving this. The course will be based on Ravi Ravindra’s book The Wisdom of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras.
Many thoughtful students of Theosophy are genuinely confused at the discrepancies they find between what has become known as second generation Theosophy (the Annie Besant, . Leadbeater or AB/CWL system) and the teachings of the two Masters instrumental in setting up the Theosophical Society and introducing Theosophy as given out through . Blavatsky (the HPB/Masters system). If these 'etheric' states do not exist at physical level, there is no matter of which the 'etheric' double could be composed. That there was, was an assumption made by Leadbeater. This assumption could have been checked by his clairvoyantly examining an Etheric Body direct.
Theosophical Publishing Society. The Fate of the Etheric Double. Kâmaloka, and the Fate of Prâna and Kâma. Christianity: Its Evidences, Its Origin, Its Morality, Its History. The Basis of Morality. Annie Besant An Autobiography. Autobiographical Sketches. Esoteric Christianity, or The Lesser Mysteries. Avatâras Four lectures delivered at the twenty-fourth anniversary meeting of the Theosophical Society at Adyar, Madras, December, 1899. London Lectures of 1907.
Prominent Theosophists Annie Besant and C. W. Leadbeater were pioneers in asserting that thoughts ar. I have the Kindle version of this book. You can read the book and see the illustrations for free online. Hope this helps those looking to read the book with the illustrations. Why the illustrations weren't included are a mystery, perhaps.
The etheric body, ether-body, æther body, a name given by neo-Theosophy to a vital body or subtle body propounded in esoteric philosophies as the first or lowest layer in the "human energy field" or aura. It is said to be in immediate contact with the physical body, to sustain it and connect it with "higher" bodies. The English term "etheric" in this context seems to derive from the Theosophical writings of Madame Blavatsky, but its use was formalised by .