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The Astral Plane: C W Leadbeater: : Books

We Do Not Die. Though the astral aura from the brilliancy of its flashes of colour may often be more conspicuous, the nerve-ether and the etheric double are really of a much denser order of matter, being within the limits of the physical plane, though invisible to ordinary leadbeatef.

This process often had to be many times repeated before my mentor was satisfied. I was given to understand that my own effort would have enabled me leadbeter break through in twenty-four hours longer, but that the Master interfered because He wished to employ me at once in a certain piece of work. May 28, Russell Eric Dobda rated it it was amazing. The plame then arose how the manuscript was to be transported to Tibet.

The astral plane : its scenery, inhabitants, and phenomena

By taking this course he no doubt sacrifices centuries of intense bliss, but on the other hand he gains the enormous advantage of being able to continue his life of work and progress without a break. I can’t speak for the other versions that are available on Amazon.

Share your thoughts with other customers. They seem to mere reflections from the vast storehouse of the astral plane, olane they have usually a certain appropriateness to the character of the thought stream, which calls them into existence, plae nearly always with some grotesque distortion, some terrifying or unpleasant aspect about the phenomena.

As was explained before, we never think of the sub-planes as being divided from one another in space, but rather as interpenetrating one another; so that when we say that a person passes from one subdivision to another, we do not necessarily mean that he moves in space at all, but that the focus of his consciousness shifts from the outer shell to that next within it.

When a man is born with psychic powers it is simply the result of efforts made during a previous incarnation — efforts which may have been of the noblest and most unselfish character, or on the other hand may have been ignorant and ill-directed or even entirely unworthy. Don’t have a Kindle? A psychically developed person passing one of our great cemeteries may see many of these bluish-white, misty forms hovering over the graves where are laid the physical vestures which they have recently left; and as they, like their lower counterparts, are in stages of disintegration, the sight is by no means pleasant.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Bishop Leadbeater first met Dr. This, in brief, is the story of the writing of this small but precious manual, The Astral Plane. ;lane


The Astral Plane by C. W. Leadbeater

Still higher and infinitely more beautiful, where at all clearly developed, is the living light of the causal body, the vehicle of the higher self, which shows the stage of development of the real ego its passage from birth to birth. The book “the Astral Plane” by Leadbeater is so interesting and looks like a great read- but on Kindle I haven’t even gotten through the first chapter! The Theosophical student, however, understands all this, and therefore he knows that the limitation is not necessary.

On the other hand, if men’s earth-lives have been low and brutal, selfish and sensual, they will be conscious to the fullest extent in this undesirable region; and it is possible for them to develop into [75] terribly evil entities. Jul 27, Elizabeth rated it liked it. The only persons who normally awake to consciousness on the lowest level of the astral plane are those whose desires are gross and brutal — drunkards, sensualists, and such like. In some cases, however, this astral vehicle is less lethargic, and floats dreamily about on the various astral currents, occasionally recognizing other people in a similar condition, and meeting with experiences of all sorts, pleasant and unpleasant, the memory of which, hopelessly confused and often travestied into a grotesque caricature of what [38] really happened, will cause the man to think next morning what a remarkable dream he has had.

We had very few bags at the time, but all had defective locks, and absolutely there was nothing with a serviceable lock. To the point, this book offers an affirmation of life from an arcane arena that is rarely so deeply studied. Leadbeater clearly states that we do not own our thoughts and that we do not often think our own thoughts, as we pick up thoughts from the quantum field that links us all together.

Behind that, and consisting of a finer grade of matter again — that of the form-levels of the mental plane — lies the mental body or aura of the lower mind, whose colours, changing only by slow degrees as the man lives his life, show the trend of his thoughts and the disposition and character of his personality.

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See all customer images. In all, there is a lot of interesting material which is somewhat hindered by its presentation. I might pick up this book again. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

I remember cs I had a conviction that a man must be born with some psychic powers and with a sensitive body before he could do anything in the way of that kind of development, so that I [viii] had never thought of progress of that sort as possible for me in this incarnation, but had some hope that if I worked as well as I knew how in this life I might be born next time with vehicles more suitable to that particular line of advancement.

The horrible doctrine of eternal punishment, too, is responsible for a vast amount of most pitiable and entirely groundless terror among those newly arrived in this higher life.


Looked at on the astral plane, for example, the sides of a glass cube would all appear equal, as they really are, while on the physical plane we see the further side in perspective — that is, it appears smaller than the nearer side, which is a mere illusion. Pages with related products. We are still wrapped up in our waking thoughts and our physical-plane affairs, and we pay scarcely any attention to the world of intensely active life that surrounds us.

Why cannot he write or speak without a medium? Thus after death, exactly as before it, there are the few who comprehend something of their position and know how to make the best of it, and the many who have not yet acquired that knowledge; and then, just as now, the ignorant are [61] rarely ready to profit by the advice or example of the wise.

The book now expands in various smaller entities that treat the astral life of specific kinds of people, as in principle Leadbeater stated that the astral body significantly differs according to the spiritual development of the person. In the case of a thoroughly spiritually-minded person this condition has been attained with reference to all the subdivisions of astral matter, and the result is a practically instantaneous passage through that plane, so that he recovers consciousness for the first time in the heaven-world.

Some of these items ship sooner than the others. Nevertheless it remains true that the higher we rise the less of the denser matter do we find. Theosophy is not only for the learned; it is for all. It may be that He was moved to this act of kindness because of my close association with Him in my last life, when I studied under Him in the Pythagorean school which He established in Athens, and even had the honour of managing it after His death.

This has already been described as anything but a pleasant abiding-place, yet it is by no means the same for all those who are compelled for a time to inhabit it. As before, it was Bishop Leadbeater who wrote out the investigations, for Dr.

What they are and how they are caused. He has to learn not only to see correctly but to translate accurately, from one plane to the other the memory of what he has seen. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Deep stuff Too flippin’ deep for me, plus boring.

Open Preview See a Problem? Very complex description of the different levels of the astral plane, based on an ancient form of Buddism, complete with names etc.

This temporary body called the mayavirupa is usually formed for the pupil by his Master plaane the first occasion, and he is then instructed and assisted until he can form it for himself easily and expeditiously.