What is another word for astral body?

Pronunciation: [ˈastɹə͡l bˈɒdi] (IPA)

The term "astral body" refers to the non-physical component of an individual that is believed to exist beyond the physical realm. There are several synonyms for this term that have been used throughout history and in different cultures, including "ethereal body," "spirit body," "soul body," and "subtle body." These terms are often used interchangeably to refer to the same concept, with slight variations in their interpretation. Some believe that the astral body exists as a separate entity that can leave the physical body and travel through time and space, while others see it as a component of a larger spiritual or energetic system. Regardless of the specific definition, the concept of the astral body remains a subject of great interest and debate in spiritual and metaphysical circles.

What are the hypernyms for Astral body?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with Astral body

  • I always thought it would be really cool to be playing the drums in the show and then have your astral body or whatever travel all through the audience and dig whatever it's like out there.
    Bill Kreutzmann
  • Man is not dead when he is cold, stiff, pulseless, breathless, and even showing signs of decomposition; he is not dead when buried, nor afterward, until a certain point is reached. That point is, when the vital organs have become so decomposed, that if reanimated, they could not perform their customary functions; when the mainspring and cogs of the machine, so to speak, are so eaten away by rust, that they would snap upon the turning of the key. Until that point is reached, the astral body may be caused, without miracle, to reenter its former tabernacle, either by an effort of its own will, or under the resistless impulse of the will of one who knows the potencies of nature and how to direct them. The spark is not extinguished, but only latent — latent as the fire in the flint, or the heat in the cold iron.
    Helena Petrovna Blavatsky
  • The dream body is the one with which you are most familiar. It has been called the astral body. It strikes you as being physical when you are in it, but you can do things with it that can't be done ordinarily. You can levitate, for example. As a rule, however, you do not go through walls with this body. This is the body you use for ordinary dreams. Levitation is possible with it but on a limited basis. When you enter a different dimension, the abilities of the body form change, and for all intents and purposes, it is a different body form -- which we will now call a mind form. It still seems physical in shape, but you can walk through physical matter with it.
    Jane Roberts

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