By C. W. Leadbeater
Partial Contents: surroundings: seven subdivisions, levels of materiality, features of astral imaginative and prescient, the air of secrecy, etheric double, files of astral gentle; population: human, the adept or chela, psychically built individual, black magician, the useless, usual individual after dying, the shell, the suicide, sufferer of surprising dying, black magician after dying; Nature Spirits; Elementals shaped consciously; Phenomena: churchyard ghosts; apparitions of the loss of life, haunted localities, bell ringing, fairies, speaking entities, clairvoyance, precipitation of letters, transmutation, repercussion.
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1, but will be that divine force plus the veil of the matter of plane No. 2. When a still further descent is made to plane No. 4, the atom becomes still more complex, for it will then have a body of No. 4 matter, ensouled by spirit already twice veiled—in the matter of planes 2 and 3. It will be seen that, since this process repeats itself for every subplane of each plane of the solar system, by the time the original force reaches our physical level it is so thoroughly veiled that it is small wonder men often fail to recognize it as spirit at all.
Now as to the difference in appearance between the evolved and the unevolved man. Even in the case of the latter the features and shape of the inner form would be recognizable always, though blurred and indistinct, but the surrounding egg would scarcely deserve the name, for it would be in fact a mere shapeless wreath of mist, having neither regularity nor permanence of outline. In the more developed man the change would be very marked, both in the aura and the form within it. This latter would be far more distinct and definite—a closer reproduction of the man's physical appearance; while instead of the floating mist-wreath we should see a sharply defined ovoid form, preserving its shape unaffected amidst all the varied currents which are always swirling around it on the astral plane.
A student of occultism is taught how to guard himself from their attempts, but without that knowledge it is difficult for one who puts himself in their way to avoid being more or less laid under contribution by them. 8. The Vampire and Werewolf. There remain two even more awful but happily very rare possibilities to be 58 mentioned before this part of our subject is completed, and though they differ very widely in many ways we may yet perhaps group them together, since they have in common the qualities of unearthly horror and of extreme rarity—the latter arising from the fact that they are really legacies from earlier races—hideous anachronisms, appalling relics of a time when man and his surroundings were in many ways not what they are now.
Astral Plane: Its Scenery, Inhabitants and Phenomena by C. W. Leadbeater