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the etheric body of man -Walt Whitman



                       Etheric bodyFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Holy Grail, illustration by Arthur Rackham, 1917.Pre-Raphaelite art at this time often represented contemporary interest in the "spirit body", "aura" or "body of light". The etheric body, ether-body, æther body, a name given by neo-Theosophy to a vital body or subtle bodypropounded in esoteric philosophies as the first or lowest layer in the "human energy field" or aura.[1] 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 C.W. Leadbeater[2] and Annie Besant[3] due to the elimination of Hindu terminology from the system of seven planes and bodies. (Adyar School of Theosophy). The term gained some general popularity af…

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