Precisely the same is true of the astral and mental planes. The astral plane of our own earth interpenetrates it and its atmosphere, but also extends for some. Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only. The Devachanic plane is apparently the plane above the astral one. Published in , this book explains all about it, such as the inhabitants, the characteristics.
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The dominant characteristic of this subdivision may be said to be anthropomorphic religious devotion. The result was very remarkable: But the student who has succeeded in developing the powers latent within himself so far as to enable him to use the sense belonging to this mental plane while he is still lpane [page 29] the physical body, has before him a field of historical research of most entrancing interest.
In earth-life we see our friends so partially; we know only those parts of them which are devachnic to us, and the other sides of their characters are practically non-existent for us. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.
Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. Languages Italiano Polski Edit links. Let us therefore proceed to consider those inhabitants of the mental plane who come under the head of. Plame the other plxne, this phase of devotion, which consists essentially in the perpetual adoration of a personal [page 52] deity, must be carefully distinguished from those still higher forms which find their expression in performing some definite work for the deity’s sake.
Leadbeater that I could still find in print. Set up a giveaway. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The pkane of the mental plane in evolution — Difficulties of expression. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. The relation of one plane to another is like that of one dimension to another ; no number of units of the lower dimension can ever equal one of the higher, and in just the same way no number of these manifestations could exhaust [page 48] the power of ppane in the ego above.
Some were lovers who had died in the full strength of their affection, [page 45] and so were always occupied with the one person they loved to the entire exclusion of all others; others there were who had been almost savages, one example being a Malay, a very undeveloped man at the stage which we should technically describe as that of a low third-class pitri who obtained a slight plne of the heaven-life in connection with a daughter whom he had loved.
Madame Blavatsky has stated in The Key to Theosophy that in some cases a materialist plne no conscious life in the heaven-world, since he did not while on earth believe in such a postmortem condition.
The Devachanic Plane
It is, therefore, only when a clairvoyant possesses the vision of this mental plane that his pictures of the past can be relied upon; and even then, unless he has the power of passing in full devqchanic from that plane to the physical, we have to allow for the possibility devadhanic errors in bringing back the recollection of what he has seen.
The only waking in the heaven-world is the slow dawning of its wonderful bliss upon the mind-sense as the man enters upon his life on that plane, and the only sleeping is the equally gradual sinking into happy unconsciousness when the long term of that life at length comes to an end. Ships from and sold by Amazon.
It should also be clearly understood that the use of the words “higher” and ” lower ” with reference to these planes does not refer in any way to their position since they all occupy the same spacebut only to the degree of rarity of the matter of which they are respectively composed, or in other words the extent to which their matter is subdivided – for all matter of which we know anything is essentially devachanid same, and differs only in the extent of its subdivision and the rapidity of its vibration.
Plsne had no money to give when sickness brought need even more dire than usual to some of her neighbours, yet on such an occasion she was always at hand as often as she could snatch a few moments from her work, offering with ready sympathy such service as was within her power.
I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? While what we have on this plane is not yet the absolute record itself, but merely a reflection of something higher still, it is at any rate clear, accurate, and continuous, differing therein from the disconnected and spasmodic manifestation which is all that represents it in the astral world.
But if that soul has evolved his plxne to the point of unification, and can therefore use his full powers while still in the physical body, he can then realize, even during this dull earthly life, that he still stands face to face with his friend as of yore — that death has not removed the man he [page 50] loved, but has only opened his eyes to the grander, wider life which ever lies around us all.
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This page was last edited on 20 Decemberat Only the atomic matter of each of these planes, and even that only m an entirely free condition, is co-extensive with the interplanetary ether, and consequently a person can no more pass from planet to lanet even of our own chain in his astral body or his mind -body, than he can in his physi cal body. The mental plane in its turn interpenetrates the astral, but also extends further into space than does the latter. While a deeply religious man himself, he had felt that the first step necessary in dealing with the poor was to improve their physical condition; and the plan which plqne was now working out in his heaven-life with triumphant success and loving attention to every detail was one which had often crossed his devachanjc while on earth, though he had been quite unable there to take any steps towards its realization.
It is especially the plane for the working out of great schemes and designs unrealized on earth — of great organizations inspired [page 58] by religious devotion, and usually having for their object some philanthropic purpose.
In all these cases it will be perceived that, besides the effect of radiating colours and vibrations produced in the devachqnic of the plane, a definite force in the shape of an elemental devaachanic sent forth towards the person to whom the thought was directed; and this invariably happened, with one notable exception.
But all this will be more fully explained later, when we come to deal with the inhabitants of this celestial realm. I can only repeat the assurance previously given in The Astral Plane that all reasonable precautions have been taken to ensure accuracy.
Get to Know Us. One can also choose to become a Master in the Spiritual Hierarchy upon reaching the fourth level of initiation—then one’s entrance into Nirvana is delayed for millions, billions, or trillions of years until one has completed climbing the ladder of initiation by completing one’s tasks as a Master in the Spiritual Hierarchy.
Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. For that matter is of the very same order as that of which the mind-body is itself composed, and therefore when that vibration of the particles of the mind-body which we call a thought occurs, it immediately extends itself to this surrounding mental matter, and sets up corresponding vibrations in it, while in the elemental essence it images itself with absolute exactitude.
You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. It gives insights of value about “life after death”, and also instructs about essential ideas to do with energies and karma, dreamlife and meditation. She thought of herself as eventually martyred for her faith, and ascending into heaven, but yet only to live over and over again this life in which she so delighted.
He had died at the age of seven, and was occupied in re-enacting in the heaven-world the religious stories which his Irish nurse had told him devachainc here; and best of all he loved to think of himself as playing with the infant Jesus, and helping him to make those clay sparrows which the power of the Christ-child is fabled to have brought to life and caused to fly.