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THE SUBTLE BODIES

        MAY 1, 2015      

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CHANT CLUB
THE SUBTLE BODIES
JENNIS GIGS
TOOLS FOR THE GREAT TURNING
'WHY IS LIFE' - ONLY $6
Greetings Dear Friends
  
It's great to be back in Canada, despite the chilly temps. Even after 6 years of wintering in Costa Rica, it is still a bit of a culture/climate shock when we come home. But soon the trees will be alive with greenery and the blossoms will be in bloom. Summer in Canada is as beautiful as anywhere in the world. We had a lovely time at the Big Beat in Burlington. Jennis has a busy month of gigs - hope to see some of you at them. See the details below.

This series of articles comes from the section in 'Why Is Life' called 'Chakras and the Tree of Life' - seeking an understanding of the way that we humans interface with the vibrational universe. This month's article deals with the non-physical, subtle bodies that are a part of our human essence.

If you'd like to access past newsletters containing articles on the Big Shift, the Physics of Mysticism, Magic, the Power of Mantra, Conciousness and other topics, please visit the 'newsletter' page of my website: 

 whyislife.com


Peace and love, Dennis.
  
LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOU AT THE FIRST CHANT OF THE SEASON!

GUELPH CHANT CLUB  
DATE                                        CITY                                 VENUE   
WED., MAY 6, 2015                Guelph,                        Unitarian   Church
7:45 to 9:30 pm                         Ontaro                   

The Unitarian Church is on the corner of
Harris and York Streets in Guelph.

For more detailed directions, check out guelph-unitarians.com

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CHAKRAS AND THE TREE OF LIFE

 

Part 2 -  

THE SUBTLE BODIES

 

Although in the previous segment I said that chakras are points along the body, it is more accurate to say that they are points along the non-physical bodies. Many traditions around the world suggest that the human form consists of a series of subtle, non-physical bodies as well as a physical, material body. Again, there are many varying viewpoints as to the number and shape of bodies and different names for them, but essentially all the varying definitions are quite similar. In the Tantric view, there are at least three non-physical 'bodies' or 'cloaks' which surround and interpenetrate the physical body. Clairvoyants, or those who are gifted with the ability to see auras, have been able to observe and describe them.

 

Associated with intellectual thinking, the causal body (some-times called the mental body) appears to a clairvoyant as an egg-shaped field surrounding the physical body. Its size and the quality of its shape depends on the individual's mental capacities. Within this field, thoughts manifest as colorful geometric patterns. One who is clear-minded and focussed emits forms of greater geometric crispness with vivid colors. One whose thinking is more muddled and scattered produces forms that are less defined and less colorful. The combination of the astral and causal bodies forms what has come to be called the aura. It is largely these energy fields that are manipulated, in a variety of ways, by energy healers.        

 

Consisting of a slightly coarser substance, the astral body corresponds to the emotional activity of an individual. It is also ovoid, looking much like a torus-shaped electro-magnetic field. A more enlightened individual has an astral body that is clearer, more vibrant, well-defined and filled with colors that are more luminous and radiant. The astral body is very intuitive and sensitive to the feelings of others. As one becomes increasingly aware of one's astral self, one becomes more psychic, more in touch with the subtle energies and information coming from higher realms.

 

The etheric body conforms more closely with the shape of the physical body, like a glove that extends an inch or two out from the skin. It consists of a web or network of luminous fibers of energy that extend in all directions. These fibers connect to the outside world. They are also related to the nervous system, including the senses. The etheric body brings life to the physical body and separation from it becomes instant death. It forms the link between the physical and the other bodies.

 

It is not the physical body that gives rise to these subtle bodies. The opposite is closer to the truth. It is the subtle bodies that contain the blueprint, giving rise to the physical. They are encoded with information that produces and continues to affect the material body. This is another way of saying that both mental and emotional activity produces effects that manifest in the physical body. To profoundly address one's health, it is important to take into account the kind of activity that is taking place on a mental, spiritual and emotional level.

 

In the next segment we'll look at the meridians or energy pathways that permeate the human body.
JENNIS IS MY LATEST PROJECT, WITH MY MUSICAL PARTNER, JEN GILLMOR. WE HAVE A BUSY MONTH LINED UP, WITH GIGS IN PICTON, KINGSTON, HAMILTON AND GUELPH. WE'D LOVE TO SEE YOU AT ONE OF THESE EVENTS. HERE ARE THE DEETS: 
                            
 MAY 1 & 2 in Picton:
 at The Waring House,
 395 Sandy Hook Rd.
 1-800-621-4956
 Performance runs from   6:30 to 10:30 pm.

 
 MAY 15 in Kingston:
 presented by the  
 Kingston Blues Society
 at The Standeasy -
 193 Ontario Street
 613 384-8168 
 Showtime - 8:30

 MAY 16 in Hamilton:
 at The Artword Artbar
 15 Colbourne St.
 (905) 543-8512
 Showtime - 8pm
 with guest Sarah Beatty

 MAY 29 in Guelph:
 at Silence - 46 Essex St.
 Showtime - 8pm
 with guest Sarah Beatty

 JUNE 6 in Toronto:
 at The Gladstone,                                                                                          80 Gladstone Ave.,
                                                                                       416 516-7199
                                                                                       Showtime - 8pm,                 
                                                                                      with comedienne/clown,
                                                                                      Rachelle Elie

                    for more info click here: jennis.ca
 

  
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