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Re: Anthroposophical Guidelines - 9

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  • elfuncle
    Message 1 of 3 , Nov 13, 2011

      --- In anthroposophy_tomorrow@yahoogroups.com, "elfuncle" <elfuncle@...> wrote:
      > The basic idea is, of course, to become wide awake while still "asleep",
      > i.e. while outside the etheric and physical bodies: Initiation. It will
      > then be possible to enter this state also while awake in the physical,
      > by suggesting away the etheric and the physical elements through an act
      > of strengthened will. This course of development is the destiny of all
      > human beings, but those who are totally unaware of what is happening to
      > them when it happens, will have their experiences hijacked and
      > manipulated by ahrimanic powers, so instead of becoming able to observe
      > extrasensory phenomena as objective realities after a while, each
      > individual will end up in his or her own private and separate world of
      > illusions, different from that of everybody else. That's the so-called
      > ahrimanic initiation, ahrimanic clairvoyance.
      > "Well, now time passed and now it seems
      > Everybody's having them dreams
      > Everybody sees themselves
      > Walkin' around with no one else
      > Half of the people can be part right all of the time
      > Some of the people can be all right part of the time
      > But all of the people can't be all right all of the time
      > I think Abraham Lincoln said that
      > 'I'll let you be in my dreams if I can be in yours'
      > I said that"
      > ( -- Bob Dylan)
      > Tarjei
      > --- In anthroposophy_tomorrow@yahoogroups.com, "Frank Thomas Smith"
      > <fts.trasla@> wrote:
      > >
      > > 9. The reality of the astral body is found when we advance from
      > meditation by the thinking which is stimulated from without to inner
      > contemplation. For this one must inwardly seize the thinking stimulated
      > from without and intensively experience it in the soul as such, without
      > relation to the outer world; and then, by means of the soul-strength
      > acquired by this seizing and experiencing, become aware of the fact that
      > inner organs of perception exist, which spiritually see, there, where
      > the animal and human physical and the etheric bodies are bounded, in
      > order that consciousness can arise.
      > >
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