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PSYCHOMETRY
CLAIRVOYANT
CRYSTAL-GAZING
DISTANT
CLAIRVOYANCE
PAST CLAIRVOYANCE
FUTURE
CLAIRVOYANCE
SECOND-SIGHT
PREVISION
CLAIRVOYANT DEVELOPMENT
ASTRAL- BODY
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ASTRAL-PLANE
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SYNOPSIS OF THE LESSONS LESSON I THE ASTRAL SENSES T^e skeptical person who "believes only
SYNOPSIS
OF
THE
LESSONS
LESSON
I
THE
ASTRAL
SENSES
T^e skeptical
person
who
"believes
only
the
evidence
of
his
"
".
senses
The
man
who
has
much
to
?Sen4"
say
about
"horse
sense."
"Common
versus
Uncommon
Senses.
The
ordinary
five
nSt the
senses
are
senses.
The
ordinary
senses
are
not
as
infallible
as
many
think
them
Illusions
of
the
five physical
o?gans of
senses.
What
is
back
of
the
physical
sense.
All
senses
an
evolution
of
the
sense
of
feeling.
How
the
mind
receives
the
report
of
the
The
senses.
Real
Knower
behind
S.%f
f"S,eS\" What
"e unAfol"Hng of new
senses
means
to
The
man
super-
physical
senses
The
Astral
Senses.
Man
has
seven
physical
censes
nn.^eadw"?e"ly flIe', Each
Physical
sense
has
its astral
sense
counter-
R,
X hat
the
astral
senses
are.
Sensing
the
on
astral
plane.
How
"
".T#dijKlnrtl*niL0,l.the.a"tralplane- "y means
of
tbe
as*ral
senses.
the
unfolding
of
the
Astral
Senses
opens
up
a
world
new
of experience
to
mtm.
Page
13
LESSON
II
TELEPATHY
vs.
CLAIRVOYANCE
The
two
extra
physical
senses
of
man.
The
extra
sense
of
"th"
sensed
presence
of
other
living
things."
The
"telepathic
How
man
may
sense
the
presence
of
other
living things
apart
from
the
of
his
ordinary
five physical
senses.
This
power
in
savages
and
barbarians,
but
has
become
is strongly
atrophied
in
most
civ
lized
{^ei!,.by,nCOnHtlKUeddiS^se- P -is now
^stigal
in civilized
but
man,
mav
be
developed
by
practice.
Animals
have
this
extra
sense
highly
devel-oped,
and
it
plays
a
very
important
part
in
their
protection
from
enemies
; their
capture
of
prey,
ete.
The
strange
actions
of
dogs,
horses,
etc., explained.
How
the
saved
geese
Rome
by
reason
of
this
All
sense.
hunters
have
experienced
evidences
of
the
existence
of
this
sense
the
on
part
of animals.
The
physical
telepathic
How
sense.
it operates.
Inter-esting
instances
of its possession
by animals,
and
tribes.
savage
Women
possess
it strongly.
The
distinction
between
this
form
of
thought-
transference
and
clairvoyance.
Page
28
LESSON
III
TELEPATHY
EXPLAINED
What
"telepathy"
The
means.
mental
process
by
which
"known
one
at
distance."
a
The
sending
and
receiving
of
waves
and
currents
of
thought
and
feeling.
Thought
vibrations,
and
how
they
are
caused
The
part
played
by
the
cerebrum,
cerebellum,
and
medulla
oblongata"
the
three
brains
of
The
man.
part
played
by
the
solar
plexus
and
other
great
nervous
centres.
How
thought
messages
are
received.
How
states
of
emotional
excitement
are
transmitted
to
others.
The
Pineal
Gland-
what
it
and
is,
what
it
does.
The
important
part
it plays
in telepathy
and
thought-transference.
Mental
atmospheres.
Psychic
atmospheres
of
audiences,
towns,
houses,
stores,
etc.
Why
you
are
not
affected
by
all
thought
vibrations
in
equal
measure
and
strength.
How
thought
vibra-tions
are
neutralized.
Affinities
and
repulsions
between
different
thought
vibrations.
Interesting
facts
concerning
telepathy.
Scientific
explana-tions
of telepathy.
Page
43
LESSON
IT
SCIENTIFIC
TELEPATHY
The
important
investigations
of
the
Society
for Psychical
Research.

Snlv

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developed

telepathy and pseudo-telepathy; how they distinguished by True are scientists. Strict tests imposed in
telepathy
and
pseudo-telepathy;
how
they
distinguished
by
True
are
scientists.
Strict
tests
imposed
in investigations.
The
celebrated
"Creery
how
they
conducted.
The
elaboration
of
the
Experiments,"
and
were
right, in straight succession.
"guessing"
Seventeen
cards
chosen
game.
hundred
Precautions
against fraud
collusion.
Two
and
ten
successes
or
and
eighty-two.
Science
out
of
possible
three
hundred
pronounces
a
mathematical
beyond
the
law
of coincidences
and
the
results
as entirely
genuine
and
real
telepathy.
probability;
and
that
the
phenomena
were
incontestable
reality.
A
Still
wonderful
tests.
Telepathy
an
more
ideas
and
thoughts."
Interesting
cases
or
psychic
force
transmitting
Extracts
from
the
scientific
spontaneous
telepathy, scientifically proven.
and
beyond
Cold
reality of this
reports
great field of phenomena.
read
romance,
prove
records.
scientific
like
a
doubt
the
_
p
LESSON
V
MIND-READING,
AND
BEYOND
What
"Mind-Reading"
is.
The
two
phases
of Mind-Reading.
Mind-
Reading
with
physical
contact;
and
without
physical
contact.
Why
the
scientific
investigators
make
the
distinction.
Why
science
has
been
over-cautious;
and
how
it
falls
short
of
the
full
understanding
of contact
Mind-
Reading.
How
the
thought-
flow
along
the
of
the
waves
nerves
projector
and
recipient.
Like
telegraphy
wires,
compared
with
over
as
the
wireless
method.
How
to
learn
by
actual
experience,
and
not
alone
for yourself;
and
how
to
obtain
by reading
books.
How
to experiment
principles of Mind-Read-ing
the
best
results
in Mind-Reading.
The
working
the
successful
stated.
Full
directions
and
instruction
given for
per-formance
a little manual
of
of the interesting
feats.
This
lesson
is really
instruction
in Mind-Reading,
and
phases
of Thought-
practical
the higher
the principles
Transference.
The
carefully
studying
and applying
person
public
taught
therein
should
become
proficient in both
private and
very
manifestations.
_
Page
74
LESSON
VI
CLAIRVOYANT
PSYCHOMETRY
What
Clairvoyance
really
is;
and
what
it
is
not.
The
faculty of
acquiring
super-normal
knowledge
of facts
and
happening
at
a distance,
in
or
past
future
time, independent
of
or
the
ordinary
senses,
and
inde-pendent
of telepathic
reading
of
the
minds
of others.
The
different
kinds
of Clairvoyance
described.
What
is Psychometry?
Clairvoyant
en
rap-port
relations
the
astral
on
plane,
with
distant,
past
or
future
happen-ings
and
events
; by
means
of a connecting
material
link.
How
to obtain
the psychic
affinity or
astral
relation
to
other
things
by
of
bit
means
a
of
stone,
lock
of
hair, article
of wearing
apparel,
etc.
Interesting
in-stances
of clairvoyant
psychometrizing.
psychometry.
How
to
about
the
work
of
go
How
to develop
the
How
to
the
best
power.
secure
conditions;
and
what
to
do
when
have
obtained
them.
Psychometry
you
develops
the occultist
for still higher clairvoyant
powers.
Page
90
LESSON
VII
CLAIRVOYANT
CRYSTAL-GAZING
The
second
great method
of securing clairvoyant
en
rapport
relations
with
the
astral
plane.
How
the
crystal,
magic-mirror,
etc., serves
to
focus
the
psychic
energy
of the clairvoyant
person.
The
crystal
serves
the
of
purpose
a
psychic
microscope
or telescope.
How
crystals
tend
to
become
polarized
to
the
vibrations
of
their
owner.
Why
crystals
should
be preserved
for
the
personal
use
of
their
owners.
The
use
of crystals,
or
other
forms
of shining
objects,
by
different
peoples
in ancient
and
modern
times.
How
they
are
employed
In Australia,
New
Zealand,
Fiji
Islands,
South
America,
etc., by
the
primitive
tribes.
Various
substi-tutes
for
the crystal.
Full
directions
for Crystal
Gazing.
Complete
in-struction
and
warnings.
All
stages
described,
from
the
first "milky
mist"
to
the
clearly defined
"psychic
photograph."
The
Astral
Tube,
and
the
part
It plays
in Crystal
Gazing.
A complete
little text-book
of
the subject.
Pago
103
LESSON VIII CLAIRVOYANT REVERIE The higher forms of Clairvoyance, and how they be may cultivated
LESSON
VIII
CLAIRVOYANT
REVERIE
The
higher
forms
of Clairvoyance,
and
how
they
be
may
cultivated
and
acquired.
Trance
conditions
not
essential
to highest
Clairvoyance,
although
often
connected
therewith.
In Clairvoyant
Reverie,
the
clair-voyant
does
not
become
unconscious;
but
merely
"shuts
out"
the
out-side
world
of
sights and
sounds.
Shifting
the
consciousness
from
the
physical
plane
to
the
astral.
Clairvoyant
Reverie
be safely
and
may
effectively
induced
by
mental
concentration
alone.
Artificial
methods
dangerous,
and
not
advised
by
best
authorities.
Abnormal
conditions
not
desirable.
The
"one
pointed"
mind.
The
Clairvoyant
"day
dream"
"brown
study."
False
"psychic
development."
Use
of hypnotic
or
drugs
strongly
condemned.
Scientific
psychological
methods
stated
and
taught.
The
laws
of
attention
and
concentration
of
the
mind.
How
instruction
Clairvoyance
develops
by
this method.
The
true
occult
given
fully.
Page
120
LESSON
IX
SIMPLE
CLAIRVOYANCE
What
the
Clairvoyant
in
senses
Simple
Clairvoyance.
Perception
of
the
Aura,
and
Auric
Emanations
of others
; Psychic
Vibrations
; Astral
Colors;
Thought
Currents,
Waves
and
Vibrations,
etc., are
features
of
Simple
Clairvoyance.
The
beautiful
kaleidoscopic
spectacle
of
the
Auric
changes.
The
Prana
Aura,
and
The
its appearances.
Mental
and
Emo-tional
Aura,
and
its
interesting
phases.
many
Perception
of
Astral
Thought-Forms.
Other
Astral
Phenomena.
The
Astral
World,
and
its
Myriad
Manifestations.
Strange
aspects
of
Astral
Visioning.
"Seeing
through
a Brick-wall."
The
X-Ray
Vision.
Reading
from
closed
books,
sealed
envelopes,
etc., and
how
it
is explainable.
Seeing
into
the depths
of
the
earth,
and
the occult
explanation
thereof.
The
Laws
and
Princi-ples
of
this
Extraordinary
Power.
Magnifying
field for experiment
and
Diminishing
Clair-voyant
Vision.
A
wonderful
opened
out
for
the
student.
Page
136
LESSON
X
CLAIRVOYANCE
OF
DISTANT
SCENES
The
characteristics
of Space
Clairvoyance.
The
Astral
Seeing
of
Dis-tant
Scenes;
and
through
intervening
objects.
Remarkable
instances
of
this
well
authenticated
and
established.
power,
Interesting
and
instructive
historical
recorded
and
cases
explained.
Testimony
of
the
Society
for
Psychical
Research
concerning
this
phase
of Clairvoyance.
The
interesting
of
W.
T.
Stead,
the
celebrated
case
English
writer,
who
went
down
the
"Titanic."
The
on
important
testimony
of Swedenborg,
the
eminent
religious teacher.
Other
well-authenticated
cases
happening
to
well-known
The
evidence
collected
by
the
persons.
Society
for
Psychical
Research.
Interesting
German
case.
Why
of
so
many
cases
this
kind
happen
when
the
is
person
on
his death-bed,
or seriously
ill.
Why
such
experiences
often
in dreams.
Actual
"appearance"
of
occur
at
distance,
and
how
and
persons
a
explained.
Important
interesting
facts
recited
in connection
with
this phase of Clairvoyance.
Page
151
LESSON
XI
CLAIRVOYANCE
OF
THE
PAST
The
clairvoyant
perception
of
the
facts, events
and
happenings
of
past
time.
There
is
no
difference
in
the
nature
of
this
strange
phenom-enon,
whether
the
be
but
five minutes
else
or
five thousand
How
years.
past
is it possible
time
to
"see"
a
thing
that
no
longer
exists?
The
"just how"
of
this
strange
happening.
Nothing
could
be perceived
if it
had actually disappeared
from
existence.
But nothing entirely disappears
in
fact.
On
the
astral
plane
are
recorded
all things,
events
and
hap-penings
since
the beginning
of
the
present
world-cycle.
The
"Akashic
Records;"
the
"Astral
or
Light;"
constitute
the
great
record
books
of
the
past.
The
clairvoyant
gaining
to
these
access
read
the
may
past
in physical Interesting scientific facts. book. Analogies science. like a How the records of the
in physical
Interesting
scientific
facts.
book.
Analogies
science.
like
a
How
the
records
of
the
past
What
astronomy
teaches
the subject.
on
A fascinating
sub-ject
stored.
How
they
read
by the clairvoyant.
are
are
clearly
J
presented
and
explained.
Page
167
LESSON
XII
CLAIRVOYANCE
OF
THE
FUTURE
in
all
forms
The
clairvoyant
manifest
of perception
of facts,
power
time.
happenings
and
events
of
future
Explanation
of Prophecy,
Pre-vision,
Second-Sight,
etc.
These
Foretelling,
powers
not
supernatural;
but
merely
the
development
of
the
clairvoyant
faculties.
How
are
may
be
"seen"
before
it really
exists.
Nothing
could
be
thing
a
years
seen,
it existed
in
form,
at
least
potential
and
latent.
Keen
unless
some
per-ception
the
subconscious
faculties.
Subconscious
of
reasoning
from
cause
to effect.
Coming
events
cast
their
shadows
before.
Fate
Free-
Will.
vs.
"Time
is
but
relative
mode
of regarding
things."
''Events
in
a
may,
exist
always,
both
past
and
future."
Time
like
a moving-
some
sense,
picture reel, containing
of sight. Analogy
the
future
at
the
though
scene
present
moment,
out
of dream-time.
An
Absolute
Consciousness
in
which
past, present
and
future
exist
a single perception.
as
A glimpse
of
transcendental
truth.
How
to acquire
the
faculty
of
Future-
a
Clairvoyance.
Page
182
LESSON
XIII
SECOND-SIGHT,
PREVISION,
ETC.
Many
in
all times,
in
all
lands,
have
possessed
the
gift
persons,
of looking
into
the
future.
Not
a superstition, but
a scientific
fact.
The
investigations
of
the
scientific
bodies.
The
Society
for
Psychical
and
its reports
this phase
of Clairvoyance.
on
Interesting
case
told
by
a leading
Theosophist.
Tragedy
and
Funeral
foreseen
by
Clair-voyant
Prevision,
Second-Sight.
his Second-Sight.
Historical
instances.
George
Fox,
or
the Quaker,
and
The
prophecy
of
the
Death
of Caesar.
Biblical
instances.
The
celebrated
of Cazotte,
which
has
become
case
a
matter
of
history.
How
Cazotte
foretold
the
coming
of
the
French
Revolution,
including
the
fate
of
eminent
present
at
the
personages
time
of
the
prophecy.
A
startling
well
worthy
of careful
occurrence,
study.
The
historical
of
of Spencer
case
the
assassination
Perceval,
Chancellor
of
the
Exchequer.
Other
well-authenticated
Symbolic
cases.
visions.
Irish
and
Scotch
cases.
Page
197
LESSON
XIV
ASTRAL-BODY
TRAVELING
Astral
visioning
in Clairvoyance,
and
visioning
by
of
means
the
Astral
Body.
The
difference
between
the
two
phases
of clairvoyant
phenomena.
The
characteristics
of Astral-Body
traveling.
How
one
traveling
in
the
Astral
Body
"see
all
may
around
him,"
instead
of
merely
gazing
at
astral
an
picture.
Limitations
of Astral-Body
vision-ing.
What
the Astral-Body
really
is; and
what
it is
like.
How
itself
from
the physical
body,
and
travels
in
space.
Many
per-sons
"travel
in
the
astral"
during
ordinary
sleep.
Occult
teachings
regarding
Astral-Body
traveling.
How
dying
often
travel
in
the
persons
astral-body,
before
death.
Many
interesting cases
cited, all well-authen-ticated
by scientific investigation.
Society for Psychical
Research's
rec-ords
and
reports
on
such
cases.
Dangers
of uninstructed
persons
going
out
the
astral, except
on
In
dream
state.
"Fools
rush
in
where
angels
fear
to
tread."
A
timely
warning.
A
most
important
and
interesting
subject.
Page
212
LESSON
XV
STRANGE
ASTRAL
PHENOMENA
Additional
phases
of
Astral
Phenomena.
Projection
of Thought-
Forms.
Something
between
ordinary
Clairvoyance
and
Astral-Body
perception.
What
a Thought-Form
is.
How
it is created.
What
it does.
Where
How
it goes.
a portion
of
one's
consciousness
is projected
in
a

Re-search,

it dis-engages

Using observation Thought-Form. a Thought-Form as at out-post, or when from point. How viewed a
Using
observation
Thought-Form.
a Thought-Form
as
at out-post,
or
when
from
point.
How
viewed
a Thought-Form.
A
things appear
won-derful
of
of
occult
phenomena.
disadvantages
Hindu
form
phase
of clairvoyant
Advantages
and
visioning.
Psychic
Magic,
and
how
it is
this
Hindu
Magicians.
performed.
Remarkable
illusory
effects
produced
by
creation
and
projection
of
All
is explained
when
the principle
of
the
excel
in
this
phase
of
Thought-Forms
is understood.
Why
the
Hindus
Hindu
Magic
feats.
The
occultism.
An
interesting
description
of
power
The
phenomena
of Levitation,
the
of concentrated
"visualization."
or
explanation
of
this
moving
of
articles
at
a distance.
The
occult
explanation
for so-called
"super-natural" occurrences.
Natural
Page
227
LESSON
XVI
PSYCHIC
INFLUENCE:
ITS
LAWS
AND
PRINCIPLES
The
laws
and
principles
underlying
the
of
power
one
mind
to
and
affect
another
mind.
More
than
ordinary
telepathy.
The
inductive
of mental
vibrations.
Everything
is in vibration.
power
Mental
vibrations
much
higher
in
the
scale
than
are
are
physical
vibrations.
What
"induction"
is.
How
a mental
state, or
emotional
an
feeling, tends
to
induce
similar
state
in
another
mind.
Many
instances
cited.
The
a
different
degrees
of vibratory
influence,
and
what
the
difference.
causes
The
contagious
effect
of
desire
has
a
"strong
feeling."
Why
a
strong
a
dynamic
effect
in certain
The
of visualization
in Psychic
cases.
power
Influence.
The
Attractive
Power
of Thought.
The
effect
of Mental
Focusing
Forces.
Holding
the
mind
to
state
of
"one-
your
a
pointedness."
Why
the
occultist
controls
his imagination.
Suggestions
to practice,
and
rules
A
few
easily-mastered
prin-ciples
as
of development.
which
give you
the
key
to
the
whole
of
this
wonderful
subject.
Page
243
LESSON
XVII
PERSONAL
PSYCHIC
INFLUENCE
OVER
OTHERS
Psychic
Influence
exerted
over
others, when
in
their
presence.
Dif-ferent
degrees
of
tbe
influence.
Possession
of
this
power
by
Alexander
the
Great,
Napoleon
Bonaparte,
Julius
Caesar,
and
other
great
leaders
of
The
ability to influence
others
men.
is a
sure
sign
of
the
possession
of
this
psychic
The
Three
power.
Underlying
Principles
of Psychic
The
importance
of strong
desire
to influence
and
exert
power.
The
importance
of clear, positive mental
pictures
of
what
effect you
wish
to produce.
The
importance
of
the
firm
concentration
of
mind
your
on
the subject.
The
creation
of
positive
a
psychic
atmosphere.
The
Aura.
How
to project
your
Psychic
Power.
The
Psychic
Struggle
between
two
How
to
persons.
handle
yourself
in
such
con-flicts
of Psychic
Power.
How
to Neutralize
the Psychic
Power
of others,
and
thus
disarm
them.
The
Occult
Shield
of Defence.
Valuable
direc-tions
regarding
practice
and
development
of Psychic
Power.
Scientific
Exercises
for Development.
Important
Rules
of Practice.
Page
257
LESSON
XVIII
PSYCHIC
INFLUENCE
AT
A DISTANCE
Psychic
Influence
over
others, manifested
when
they
are
distant
from
the
person
exerting
the
influence.
Distance
no
obstacle.
Psychic
at Long-Range.
How
to create
the
en
rapport
condition
with
the
other
How
person.
to protect
yourself
against
such
influence
at
a
dis-tance.
The
Psychic
Armor.
Psychometric
Method
of producing
Dis-tant
En
Rapport
Condition.
To
proceed
when
the
en
rapport
condition
is secured.
The
scientific
explanation
of
the
old
tales
about
sorcery,
witchcraft,
super-natural
influence, etc.
The
effect
of
fear, and
the
mind
on
of
the
other
The
person.
effect
of
Denial.
The
secret
of
many
strange
cases
made
plain.
Some
typical
The
cases.
Master-Key
which
unlocks
the
doors
of
many
Mysteries.
Low
forms
of Occultism,
and
how
they
be defeated.
may
Dangerous
Teachings
in
some
quarters.
Warnings
against their
The
use.
Astral
Tube;
how
it is erected,
used
and
employed.
A
simple,
plain explanation
of
a
puzzling
occult
mani-festation.
Self- Protection.
Page
273

In-duction

belief!

phe-nomenon.

in-fluence

Con-centration.

In-fluence.

Posi-tive-Psychic

LESSON XIX LAWS OP PSYCHIC ATTRACTION psychic vibrations tend to attract to their How creator
LESSON
XIX
LAWS
OP
PSYCHIC
ATTRACTION
psychic
vibrations
tend
to
attract
to
their
How
creator
other
per-sons
vibrating
along
the
lines;
and
things
having
relation
the
same
to
a
of.
Harmony
and
Inharmony
in
the
Psychic
thought
World.
The
things
Attraction.
The
Law
of
Psychic
Psychic
Repulsion.
An
Law
of
im-portant
The
Law
of
Astral
Phenomena.
works
phase
two
It
ways.
to
and
to
other
and
draws
other
and
things
persons
you
;
you
persons
How
the
of
"big
business"
operate
under
this
Law
of
things.
men
Attraction.
How
scheming
exploiters
of
the
public
actually
"treat
the
public"
by
psychic
The
various
forms
of
psychic
influence
means.
em-ployed
by
of
this
kind.
The
Law
of
Attraction,
and
how
it
persons
works
out
in
Business
Life.
The
scientific
facts
behind
the
outward
of
things.
Instances
and
examples
of
the
working
out
of
appearance
these
laws
and
principles.
The
Law
of
Psychic
Attraction
is
as
con-stant
and
invariable
the
great
Law
of
Gravitation,
Magnetic
Attrac-tion.
as
or
The
Co-Relation
of
Thoughts
and
Things.
How
create
we
may
our
Psychic
environment
by
Influence.
own
Page
288
LESSON
XX
PSYCHIC
AND
MAGNETIC
HEALING
The
Psychic
Principles
underlying
the
forms
of
many
psychic
or
mental
healing.
Many
theories
set
of
principles.
one
Psychic
Healing
"
old
the
The
Basic
Principles
of
Psychic
as
as
race.
Healing.
The
Physiological
Principles
involved.
How
the
Astral
Body
is
used
in
Psychic
Healing.
Human
Magnetism,
and
what
it
really
is.
All
about
Prana.
The
Laying-on
of
Hands
in
Healing;
and
what
is
back
of
it.
What
happens
in
Magnetic
Healing.
The
Secret
of
Absent
Healing.
Space
barrier
in
Psychic
Healing.
The
Human
Aura
no
and
Psychic
Healing.
The
Secret
of
Suggestive
Therapeutics.
The
effect
of
the
"affirmations"
of
the
healers.
How
the
Healing
Cults
obtain
good
re-sults.
Self-Healing
by
Psychic
Power.
Absent
Healing
by
Psychic
Power.
How
to
"treat"
others
by
Absent
Treatment.
Valuable
Instruc-tions
and
Practical
Methods
cf
Psychic
Healing.
The
whole
subject
con-densed,
and
made
plain,
that
it
be
applied
by
of
so
may
any
person
aver-age
intelligence.
No
fanciful
theories;
only
plain,
practical
facts
for
actual
application.
Page
304
INTRODUCTION. In preparing this series of lessons for students of Western lands, I have been
INTRODUCTION.
In preparing
this series
of lessons
for students
of Western
lands, I have
been compelled
to
pro-ceed
along lines exactly opposite
to
those
which
I would
have
chosen
had
these
lessons
been
for
students
in India.
This
because
of the diametric-ally
opposite mental
attitudes
of the
students
of
these
two
several
lands.
The
student
in
India
the
teacher
expects
to
state
positively the principles involved, and the
methods
whereby
together with
these principles may
be mani-fested,
frequent illustrations
(gen-erally
in the
nature
of fables
parables), serv-ing
or
to
link
the
knowledge
to
already
new
some
known
thing.
The
Hindu
student
never
expects
demands
anything
in
the
nature
of "proof"
or
of
the
teachers
statements
of principle or
meth-od;
in fact, he
would
regard
it as
insult
to
an
the
teacher
to
ask
for
the
Consequently,
same.
he
does
look
for, or ask, specific instances
not
or
illustrations
in
the
evidence
nature
of scientific
proof of the principles taught.
He
ask
or
for
information,
but
more
may
solely for the purpose
of bringing
out
point which
he
has
not
some
grasped;
but
he avoids
a pestilence any
as
ques-tion
seeming
indicate
doubt
of
to
argument,
what
is being taught
for proof or
him,
of
the
nature
of
or
a
demand
evidence.
The
Western
student, on
the
other
hand,
is
accustomed
to maintaining
the skeptical attitude
of mind
the scientific
attitude
of doubt
and
de-mand
"
for proof "
and
the teacher
so understands
10 INTRODUCTION it. Both accustomed to illustrations bring-ing are out the principles involved, but these
10
INTRODUCTION
it.
Both
accustomed
to illustrations bring-ing
are
out the principles involved, but these illustra-tions
must
not
be fanciful
or figurative "
they
must
be
actual
for as evidence.
well
authenticated
and
cases,
vouched
In short, the Western
teacher
is expected to actually "prove"
to
his
students
his principles and methods,
before
he
to be accepted.
may
expect them
This, of course,
not
from
real doubt
or suspicion of the verac-ity
any
or ability of the teacher, but merely because
the Western
mind
expects to question, and
be
questioned, in this way in the process of teaching
and learning.
Consequently, in this series of lessons, I have
sought to follow the Western
method
rather than
the Hindu.
So
far as
is possible, I have
avoided
the flat positive statement
of principles and meth-ods,
and
have
sought to prove
each
step of
the
teaching. Of course,
I have
been
compelled to
the
existence
of certain
fundamental
assume
principles, in order
to
avoid
long and
technical
metaphysical and philosophical discussions.
I
have
also had
to content
myself with the positive
flat assertion
of the existence
of the Astral
Plane,
Akashic
Records, Prana, etc., which
funda-mental
are
postulates of Hindu
philosophy and oc-cult
science "
for these
established
solely by
are
the experience
of those
who
able to function
are
the higher planes themselves.
But, beyond
on
this I have
evidence
sought to prove
by direct and positive
(adapted to the Western
mind) every
step of my
teaching and methods.
In offering this scientific proof, I have
pur-
INTRODUCTION 11 posely omitted (except in a few instances) all mention of occult or psychic
INTRODUCTION
11
posely omitted
(except in a
few
instances) all
mention
of occult or psychic phenomena
occur-ring
in India, and
have
confined
myself to
occurring in Western
lands
to Western
Moreover,
I have
avoided
persons.
quoting and
citing Hindu
authorities, and
have, instead,
quoted and
cited from
authorities
well
known
and respected in Western
lands, such
as
for Psychical Research, and the prominent
scientists interested
in the
work
of the
said
so-ciety.
In
this way
I have
sought to furnish
the
Western
student
with examples, cases,
familiar
to him, and
easily referred
to.
Had
I cited Indian
I might
be accused
of
cases,
offering proof that could not be easily verified;
and quoting persons
unknown
to
readers.
my
There
is a wealth
of such
and illustrations
cases
in India, naturally, but these
rule
tradi-tional
as
a
are
and
available
not
in printed form;
and
these would not likely be very satisfactoryto the
Western
student.
I must, however, positively and firmly state
that
while
these
and
illustrations, these
cases
quotations and citations, are purely Western, the
principles they illustrate and
prove
are
among
the oldest
known
to
Hindu
occult
science
and
philosophy. In fact, having been
accepted as
truth
in India, for centuries
proven
past, there
little demand
for further
proof thereof
is very
the part of the Hindus.
In the Western
world,
on
however,
these
things are
and
must
be proved
and
attested
comparatively new,
accordingly.
So, as
I have
said, I have
cut
the cloth
in-
of my

in-stance

the So-ciety

and illus-trations

INTRODUCTION 12 struction to conform for with the pattern favored the Western So far garment
INTRODUCTION
12
struction to conform
for
with the pattern favored
the Western
So
far
garment
the illustrations
of knowledge.
the quotations and
as
and
cases,
citations
concerned
these
purely West-ern
are
are
"
and
familiar to
the
student.
But, when
it
to the principles themselves,
this
is
an-other
comes
matter
I
must
be pardoned
"
the outgrowth
and investigation, and
that these
of Hindu
for stating
thought
are
that
he
who
would
dis-cover
their roots
dig around
of the
must
the tree
Wisdom
of the
East, which
has stood
the storms
and
winds
of thousands
of
But
the
years.
branches
of this mighty tree are wide-spreading,
and
there
Western
students
to
is room
for many
rest
in its shade
and shelter.
In these
lessons
I have
referred
occasionally to
two
little books,
entitled
"The
Astral
my
World," and
"The
Human
To
those
who
interested
Aura," respectively.
in these subjects, I
are
recommend
these
little books; they are
sold
at
a
nominal
price, and
contain
much
that
will
be
helpful to the student
of Hindu
Occult
Science.
They
not required, however, to complete
the
are
understanding of the subjects treated
in
upon
these lessons, and
mentioned
and
are
recom-mended
merely as supplementary reading for the
student
who
wishes
take
the main
to
little "side
excur-sions"
from
trip covered
in these
away
lessons.
I
trust
that
students
will find
the
my
pleas-ure
and
satisfaction
in studying these
lessons
that
I have
in writing them.
May, 1916.
SWAMI
PANCHADASI.
LESSON I. THE ASTRAL SENSES. The student of occultism usually is quite famil-iar with the
LESSON
I.
THE
ASTRAL
SENSES.
The
student
of occultism
usually is quite famil-iar
with
the
individual
who
the
crass
assumes
cheap skeptical attitude
toward
occult
matters,
which
attitude
he
in
his
would-be
expresses
"smart"
remark
that
he "believes
only
in
what
perceive."
He
think
his senses
to
that
his
seems
cheap wit has finally disposed of the matter,
the
implication being that the occultist
is
cred-ulous,
a
"easy" person
who
believes
in
the
exist-ence
of things contrary
to
the
evidence
of
the
senses.
While
the
opinion or
views
of
this
of persons
class are,
beneath
the serious
of course,
concern
true
student
of occultism, nevertheless
the
of any
mental
attitude
of such
worthy
of
persons
are
our
passing consideration,
inasmuch
to
as
it serves
give us
object lesson
regarding
the childlike
an
attitude
of the
so-called
"practical" per-sons
average
regarding the matter
of
the
evidence
of the
senses.
These
so-called
practical persons
have
much
to say regarding
their
They
fond
of
senses.
are
speaking
of
"the
evidence
of
senses."
They
my
also
have
much
to
about
the possession of
say
"good
sense"
their
"sound
part;
of having
on
sense"; and
often they make
common
the strange
boast
that
they have
"horse
sense," seeming
to
consider
this
possession.
Alas,
for
the
a
great
pretensions
of
this
class
They
of persons.
are
CLAIRVOYANCE 14 usually found quite credulous regarding matters beyond their everyday field of work and
CLAIRVOYANCE
14
usually found quite credulous
regarding matters
beyond their everyday field of work
and thought,
and accept without
question the most
ridiculous
teachings and dogmas
reaching them
from
the
voice
of
claimed
authority, while they sneer
some
at
advanced
teaching which
their minds
some
are
incapable of comprehending.
Anything
which
unusual
to
them
is deemed
seems
lacking in appeal to
their
much
"flighty," and
prized "horse
sense."
But, it is not
intention
spend time
in
to
my
discussing these insignificanthalf-penny intel-lects.
I have
merely alluded
to
them
in order
to
bring to
mind
the fact that
to
your
many
persons
the
idea
of "sense*
and
that
of "senses"
is very
closely allied.
They
consider
all knowledge
and
wisdom
"sense;" and
all such
being
as
sense
as
derived directly from their ordinary five senses.
They ignore almost completely the intuitional
phases of the mind,
and
of
are
unaware
of many
of reasoning.
the higher processes
Such
undoubted
anything
persons
accept
as
that their
senses
report
to
them.
They
consider
it heresy to question a report of the senses.
One
of their favorite remarks
is that
"it almost
makes
doubt
senses."
They fail to perceive that
me
my
their
at
the
best, are
senses,
very
and
that
the mind
is constantly em-ployed
in correcting the mistaken
report
of the
ordinary five senses.
speak of the
Not
to
phenomenon
of
common
color-blindness, in which
another, our
color
one
to
be
seems
far from
We
senses
are
being exact.

imperfect in-strumen

THE ASTRAL SENSES 15 may, by suggestion, be made to imagine that we smell or
THE
ASTRAL
SENSES
15
may, by suggestion, be made
to imagine that we
smell
or
taste
certain things which
do
not
exist,
and hypnotic subjects may
be
caused
to
see
things that have
existence
no
save
of the
The
familiar experiment
person.
of the
crossing his first two
fingers, and
person
placing them
a small object, such
on
as
a
pea
or
the top of a lead-pencil, shows
how
"mixed"
us
of feeling becomes
at times.
The
the sense
many
familiar
instances
of optical delusions
show
us
that
sharp eyes
deceive
even
our
may
us
"
every
conjuror knows
how
it is to
deceive
the
easy
eye
by suggestion and false movements.
Perhaps
the
most
familiar
example
of mis-taken
sense-reports is that of
the movement
of
the earth.
The
senses
of every
person
report to
him
that
the
earth
is a fixed, immovable
body,
and
that
the
planets, and stars
sun,
moon,
move
around
the earth every twenty-four hours.
It is
only when
of the
one
accepts
the reports
reason-ing
faculties, that he knows
that
the earth
not
only whirls around
its axis every
twenty-four
on
hours, but
that
it circles around
the
sun
every
three hundred
and sixty-fivedays; and that even
the
itself,carrying with
it the earth
and
the
sun
other planets, really moves
along in space,
mov-ing
toward
around
unknown
or
some
distant
from
it.
If there
point far
particular
is any
one
of the
which
would
report
seem
to
be be-yond
senses
doubt or question, it certainly would
be this
elementary sense
of the fixedness
of the
report
earth beneath
feet, and
the movements
of the
our
heavenly bodies around
it "
and
know
that
yet we
this is merely an
illusion, and
that
the
facts
of

in the imag-ination

16 CLAIRVOYANCE the totally different. Again, how few- case are really realize that the perceives
16
CLAIRVOYANCE
the
totally different.
Again, how
few-
case
are
really realize
that
the
perceives
persons
eye
things up-side-down, and
that
the
mind
only
not
trying to make
doubt
the
I am
any
of you
of his
her
That
would
be
report
or
five senses.
most
foolish, for all of us must
needs depend upon
these
five
in
everyday affairs, and
senses
our
would
to
grief were
to neglect
soon
come
we
their reports.
Instead, I am
trying to acquaint
with
the real nature
of these
that
you
five senses,
realize what
they are
well
you
not,
may
as
as
what
they are;
and
also
that
realize
you
may
that
there
is no
absurdity in believing that there
channels
of information
to
the
are
more
open
soul
of the
than
these much
used
ego,
or
person,
When
correct
scien-tific
five senses.
you
once
get a
conception of the real nature
of the
five ordi-nary
will
be
able
senses,
you
the nature
of the higher psychic faculties
grasp
and
thus
be better
fitted to
them.
or
senses,
use
So, let us
take
few
moments
time
in order
to
a
get this fundamental
knowledge
well
fixed
in
our
minds.
What
Your
first
are
the five senses,
anyway.
will be: "Feeling, seeing, hearing, tast-ing,
answer
smelling."
But
that
is merely
a recital
of
the different forms
of sensing. What
is a "sense,"
when
get right down
to
it?
Well, you
will
you
find that the dictionary tells us
that
is a
a
sense
"facult)',possessed by animals, of perceiving ex-ternal
objects by means
of impressions made

to intelligently

gradually acquires the trick of adjusting the im-pression

CLAIRVOYANCE 18 poorly developed. The elementary life form of other "feels" the touch of its
CLAIRVOYANCE
18
poorly developed.
The
elementary
life form
of other
"feels" the touch
of its food, or
objects
which
touch
it.
The
plants also have
some-thing
may
akin
this
which
in
to
sense,
some
cases,
like that
of the Sensitive
Plant, for instance, is
quite well developed. Long
before
the
of
sense
sight, or the sensitiveness
to light appeared in
animal-life, we
find evidences
of taste, and
some-thing
like rudimentary hearing or sensitiveness
to sounds.
Smell gradually developed from
the
of taste, with
which
it is closely
sense
even
now
connected.
In
forms
of lower
animal
life the
some
of
smell
is much
highly developed
sense
more
than
in mankind.
Hearing evolved
in due
time
from
the rudimentary
feeling of
vibrations.
Sight, the highest of the senses,
last, and
came
evolution
of the elementary sensitiveness
was
an
to light.
But, you
all these
but modifica-tions
see,
senses
are
of the original sense
of feeling or
touch.
The
eye records
or feeling of
the light-waves
which
the touch
strike upon
it.
The
records
the
ear
touch
or feeling of the sound-waves
or vibrations
of the air, which
of
reach
it.
The
tongue
and
other
seats
taste
record
the chemical
touch
of
the
particles of food, or other substances, coming in
the taste-buds.
The
contact
with
records
nose
the chemical
touch
of the
or fine particles
gases
of material
which
touch
membrane.
its mucous
The
record
of outer
sensory-nerves
the presence
objects coming in contact
with
the
ends
in
nerve
various
skin
parts
of the
of the
body.
You
see
THE ASTRAL SENSES 19 that all of these merely record the contact senses or "touch"
THE
ASTRAL
SENSES
19
that
all of these
merely record
the contact
senses
or "touch"
of outside
objects.
But
the
themselves,
do
not
do
sense
the knowing
organs,
of the presence
of the objects. They
but pieces of delicate
serving to
are
apparatus
record
to receive
primary impressions from
or
outside. Wonderful
they are,
they have
their
as
in the works
as for instance
counterparts
of man,
:
or artificial eye; the phonograph,
the camera,
or
artificial ear; the delicate chemical
apparatus, or
artificial taster
and
smeller; the telegraph, or
artificial nerves.
Not
only this, but there
are
to
be found
telegraph wires
nerve
convey-ing
of
the
the
the
the messages
eye,
ear,
nose,
to
the
brain "
the tongue,
telling the something
in the brain
of what
has been
felt at the other
end
of the
line.
Sever
the
leading to the
nerves
and
though
the
will continue
eye
still no
will reach
the brain.
And
message
render
the brain unconscious,
and
no
message
will reach
it from
the
connecting with
nerves
surface
of
the
eye,
nose,
tongue,
body.
ear,
or
There
is much
to
the
receiving of sense
more
than
would
think at first, you
messages
you
see.
Now
all this
that
the
soul, or
means
ego,
or
mind, if you
prefer the term
is the
real Knower
"
who
becomes
of
the
outside
world
by
aware
of
the
of
the
Cut
off
means
messages
these messages
senses.
from
the mind
would
be almost
a
blank, so
far
outside
objects are
concerned.
as
Every one
of the
off would
cut
senses
so
mean
a
diminishing or cutting-off of a part of the world
of the
And, likewise, each
added
sense
ego.
new

al-ways

eye, to register per-fectly,

CLAIRVOYANCE 20 to the list tends widen and increase the world to of the We
CLAIRVOYANCE
20
to the list tends
widen
and increase
the world
to
of the
We
do
realize this, as
a rule.
not
ego.
in the
habit
of thinking that
the
we
are
world
consists
of just so
things and facts,
many
and
that
know
possible one
of them.
we
every
This
is the reasoning
of a child.
Think
how
very
much
smaller
than
the world
of the
average
per-son
is the
world
of the
born
blind, or
the
person
born
deaf
! Likewise, think
how
person
very much
and
this
greater
wider, and
wonderful
more
world
of
would
each
of us
to find
ours
seem
were
ourselves
suddenly endowed
with
sense!
a
new
How
much
would
perceive. How
much
more
we
would
feel.
How
much
would
more
we
more
we
know.
How
much
would
have
to
talk
more
we
about.
Why,
really in about
the
posi-tion
we
are
same
girl, born blind, who
said that
she
as
the poor
thought
that
the color
of scarlet
be
must
some-thing
like the
sound
of a
trumpet.
Poor thing,
she could
form
no conception of color, never
hav-ing
a ray of light "
she could
think and
speak
seen
only in the terms
of touch, sound, taste
and smell.
Had
she
also been
deaf, she
would
have
been
robbed
of
share
of
her
world.
a
still greater
Think
these things a little.
over
Suppose, on
that
had
the contrary,
we
a
new
which
would
enable
to
the
sense
us
sense
waves
of electricity. In that case
would
be
able
we
to
"feel" what
going on
at another
place "
was
per-haps
the other
side of the
world, or
maybe,
on
on
of the
other
one
planets. Or, suppose
that
we
had
X
Ray
could
then
an
through
sense
we
see
"
stone
wall, inside the rooms
of a house.
a
If our

In-stead,

THE ASTRAL SENSES 21 vision were improved by the addition of a tele-scopic adjustment, we
THE
ASTRAL
SENSES
21
vision were
improved
by the addition
of a
tele-scopic
adjustment, we
could
what
is going
see
in Mars, and
could
send
and receive
communi-cations
on
with
those
living there.
Or,
if with
a
microscopic adjustment, we
could
all
the
see
secrets
of a drop
of water
maybe
it is well
that
"
cannot
do this.
On
the other
hand, if we
had
we
a well-developed telepathic sense,
would
be
we
of the thought-waves
of others
to
such
aware
an
that there
would
extent
be no
secrets
left hidden
wouldn't
that
alter
life and
human
to
anyone
"
intercourse
deal?
These
great
things would
a
really b,e no more
wonderful
than is the evolution
of the
have.
We
do
of these
senses
we
can
some
things by apparatus
designed
by
the
brain
of
and
really is but
Perhaps, on
imitator
and
man
man
an
"
adaptor
of Nature.
other
some
world
planet there
be beings having
or
may
nine
instead
of the
seven,
or
little five known
fifteen senses,
Who
poor
knows!
to
us.
But
it is not
necessary
in the direction
to exercise the imagina-tion
of picturing beings on other
planets endowed
with
than
have
the
more
senses
While,
the occult
people of earth.
teachings
as
positivelystate, there are beings on other planets
whose
much
senses
man's
the latter's are
higher than
higher than
the earth-
are
as
those
of the
as
do
far to
oyster, still we
not
have
to
find
go
so
instances
of the possession of much
higher and
active faculties than those
employed by the
more
ordinary man.
We
have
but
to
consider
the
higher psychical faculties of man,
right here and
in order
to
what
worlds
now,
see
new
are
to
open
22 CLAIRVOYANCE him. When reach a scientific understanding you of these things, you will that
22
CLAIRVOYANCE
him.
When
reach
a scientific understanding
you
of these
things, you
will
that there
really is
see
nothing at all supernatural about
much
of
the
great body of wonderful
experiences of men
in all
times
which
the
"horse
sense"
man
dismisses
"queer" and
sneeringly
"contrary to sense."
as
You
will
that these experiences are
quite as
see
natural
those
in which
the ordinary five
as
are
employed " though
they are
senses
are
super-
physical. There
is the
greatest
difference
supernatural and super-physical, you must
realize.
All occultists know
that
has other
man
senses
than
the ordinary five, although but
few
men
have developed them sufficiently well to use them
effectively. These
super-physical senses
are
known
to
the
occultists
"the
astral
senses."
as
The
term
"Astral," used
so
ancient
and modern,
is derived
from
the
Greek
word
"astra," meaning "star."
It is used
to indicate
those planes of being immediately
above
the
physical plane. The
astral senses
are
really the
of the physical senses
of
counterparts
and
connected
with
the astral
body
of
man,
are
just as
the physical senses
the person
are
con-nected
with
the physical body.
The
office of
these
astral senses
is to
enable
to
the person
re-ceive
impressions on
the astral plane, just as
his
physical senses
enable
him to receive impressions
the physical plane. On
the physical plane the
on
mind
of
receives only the sense impressions
man
of the physical organs
of
but
when
the
sense;
mind
functions
and vibrates
the astral plane, it
on

be-tween

frequently by all oc-cultists,

THE ASTRAL SENSES 23 requires astral senses in order to receive of that plane, and
THE
ASTRAL
SENSES
23
requires astral senses
in order
to receive
of that plane, and
these, as
we
are
present.
Each
of the physical senses
of
has
its
one
man
Thus
astral counterpart.
has, in latency,
man
the
of seeing, feeling,tasting, smelling,
power
and
hearing, on
the astral plane, by means
of his
five
astral
More
than
this, the best
senses.
know
that
really has seven
physical
man
instead
of but five,though
these
two
addi-tional
senses
not
unfolded
in the
of the
senses
are
case
(though
occultists
who
have
average
person
reached
certain
able
them
to
a
stage
are
use
effectively). Even
these
two
extra
physical
have
their
the
counterparts
astral
senses
on
plane.
Persons
who
have
developed the use
of their
astral
able
to receive
the
senses
are
sense
of
the
astral
plane just as
clearly as
they receive those of the physical plane by means
of the physical senses.
For instance, the person
is thus
able to perceive things occurring on
the
astral plane; to read
the Akashic
Records
of the
to
perceive things that
in
past;
are
other
of the
world
parts
; to
happening
past happenings
see
well; and
of peculiar development, to
as
in cases
catch
glimpses of the future, though
this
is far
than
the other
forms
of astral sight.
rarer
Again, by means
of clairaudience, the person
hear
the
things of the astral
world,
may
past
as
well
in
present, and
the future.
as
rare
cases,
The explanation is the same
in each
merely
case
"
the receiving of vibrations
the astral plane in-
on

the im-pression shall see,

oc-cultists

im-pressio

24 CLAIRVOYANCE stead of on In the same way, the astral the physical plane. of
24
CLAIRVOYANCE
stead
of on
In the
same
way,
the astral
the physical plane.
of smelling, tasting, and feeling
senses
But
though
have
occasional
operate.
we
of astral
feeling, in certain
phases of
psychic phenomena,
have practically no
mani-festation
we
of astral smelling or tasting, although
the astral senses
only in instances
there
ready
for
It is
are
use.
of travelling in the astral body
that
the
last
astral
two
mentioned
viz.,
senses,
smell and
manifested.
taste, are
The phenomena
of telepathy, or thought trans-ference,
both
the physical and
the
occurs
on
men-tal
plane. On
the physical plane it is more
less
or
spontaneous and erratic in manifestation; while
the astral
plane it is as
clear, reliable and
on
re-sponsive
to demand
as
The ordinary person
is astral sight, etc.
has but occasional
flashes
of astral sensing, and
rule
as
is not
able
to
a
ex-perience
the phenomenon
at
will.
The
trained
occultist, on
the contrary,
is able
to
shift from
set
of
to
the
other, by a
simple act
one
senses
or effort of will, whenever
he
wish
to
do
may
so.
Advanced
occultists are
often
able to function
on
both
physical and
astral
planes at the same
time,
though
they do
often
not
desire to
do
To
so.
vision astrally, the trained
occultist merely shifts
mechanism
from physical to astral,
his sensory
vice
shifts from
just as
the typewriter operator
or
versa,
the small-letter
type to the capitals,
by simply touching the shift-key of his machine.
Many
that
persons
suppose
to
it is necessary
travel
the astral
on
plane, in the astral
body, in
order
to
the astral senses.
This
is a mistake.
use

in-stance

26 CLAIRVOYANCE chometry is merely one just as is crystal gazing. form of astral seeing;
26
CLAIRVOYANCE
chometry is merely one
just as is crystal gazing.
form
of astral
seeing;
In what
is known
as Telekinesis, or movement
at a distance, there
is found
the employment
of
both astral sensing, and
astral will action
accom-panied
by actual
projection of a
in many
cases
portion of the substance
of the astral body.
In
the
of Clairvoyance, we
have
case
an
of astral seeing, with-out
of the simplest form
the necessity of the "associated
object" of
psychometry, or
crystal gazing.
the
focal point of the crystal in
This
is true
not
only of the ordinary form
of
clairvoyance, in which
the occultist
astrally
sees
the happenings and doings at some
distant
point,
at
the
it is also
of
moment
of observation;
true
what
is known
as past clairvoyance, or
astral
see-ing
of past events;
and
in
the
seeing of future
events, as in prophetic vision, etc.
These
all
are
simply different forms
of
and
the
thing.
one
same
Surely, some
are supernatural, far above
of
"These
things
you
may
say,
the realm
of natural
law "
and
this
would
have
believe
yet
man
us
otherwise."
Softly, softly, dear reader, do not
jump at conclusions
readily. What
do
so
you
know
about
the limits
of natural
law
and
What
right have
to assert
that
all
you
beyond your
customary
of
experi-ence
range
sense
is outside
of Nature?
Do
not
you
that
attempting to
place a
realize
limit upon
you
are
Nature, which
in reality is illimitable?
The
of a generation back
man
of the present
would
have been equally justified in assert-
one

in-stance

phe-nomena?

THE ASTRAL SENSES 27 ing that the marvels of wireless telegraphy were supernatural, had he
THE
ASTRAL
SENSES
27
ing
that
the
marvels
of
wireless
telegraphy
were
supernatural,
had
he
been
told
of
the
possibility
of
their
manifestation.
Going
back
little
fur-ther,
a
the
father
of
that
would
have
said
the
man
thing
regarding
the
telephone,
had
same
anyone
been
bold
have
to
prophesied
it.
Going
back
so
as
still
another
generation,
imagine
the
opinion
of
of
the
old
of
that
time
regarding
the
some
men
telegraph.
And
these
things
simply
the
yet
are
discovery
and
application
of
certain
of
Nature's
wonderful
and
forces.
powers
Is
it
unreasonable
that
to
any
more
suppose
Nature
has
still
mine
of
undiscovered
treasure
a
in
the
mind
and
constitution
of
well
in
man,
as
as
inorganic
nature?
No,
friends,
these
things
are
natural
the
physical
and
whit
not
as
as
senses,
a
of
miracle.
It
is
only
that
more
a
we
are
accus-tomed
and
the
not
other,
that
makes
to
to
one,
the
astral
wonderful
than
the
senses
seem
more
physical.
Nature's
workings
all
wonderful
are
"
than
the
other.
All
beyond
none
more
so
are
our
absolute
conception,
when
down
their
get
to
we
real
So
let
keep
mind
!
essence.
us
an
open
LESSON II. TELEPATHY vs. CLAIRVOYANCE. In this work I shall the term "clairvoy-ance" use in
LESSON
II.
TELEPATHY
vs. CLAIRVOYANCE.
In
this work
I
shall
the
term
"clairvoy-ance"
use
in its broad
of "astral perception," as
sense
distinguished from
physical senses.
perception by means
proceed, you
of
the
As
will
the
we
see
general and
special meanings
of
the
term,
so
there
necessity for a special definition
is no
or
illustration
of the
term
this
time.
at
By "telepathy," I mean
the sending
and
receiv-ing
of thought
and
mental
and
messages,
emo-tional
states, consciously or unconsciously,
by
of what
be called
"the sixth
sense"
of
means
may
the physical plane. There
form
of
is, of course,
a
thought
transference
the astral
plane, but this
on
I include
under
the general term
of clairvoyance,
for
which
will be explained
later
reasons
on.
You
will remember
that in the preceding
chap-ter
I told
that in addition
to the five ordinary
you
physical senses
physical senses
of
there
also
two
other
man
were
comparatively
undeveloped
in
the
These
two
extra
physical
average
person.
respectively, (1) the
of
the
senses
are,
sense
of other
living things; and
(2) the
tele-pathic
presence
As
I also
told
these
two
extra
sense.
you,
physical senses
have
their
astral
counterparts.
They
also
have
certain
physical organs
which
not generally recognized by physiologists or
are
psychologists, but which
well
known
to
all
are
TELEPATHY vs. CLAIRVOYANCE 29 occultists. I shall consider the first of the now two above-mentioned
TELEPATHY
vs. CLAIRVOYANCE
29
occultists.
I shall
consider
the
first of the
now
two
above-mentioned
extra
physical senses,
in
order
to
clear
the
for
consideration
of
way
our
the question of the distinction
between
ordinary
telepathy and that form
of clairvoyance which
is
its astral counterpart.
There
human
being a
which
is in every
sense
is
not
generally recognized as such, although
nearly every
regarding its workings.
has
had
or less experi-ence
person
more
I refer
to the
sense
of the
of other living things, separate
presence
and
apart from
the operation of any
of the
five
ordinary physical senses.
I ask
to
under-stand
you
that
not claiming that
this is a higher
I am
than
the other
physical senses,
that
it
sense
or
has
to
in a
high state
of evolution.
On
come
man
the contrary,
this sense
came
back
in the
scale of evolution.
to living things far
It is possessed by
the higher forms
of
the
lower
animals, such
as
the
horse, dog,
and
the majority
of
the
wild
beasts.
Savage and
barbaric
have
men
it more
highly developed than
it is in
the
of
the
case
civilized man.
In fact, this physical sense
may
be termed
almost
vestigal in civilized man,
he has
not
actively used it for many
genera-tions.
For
of
that matter,
the physical sense
smell is also deficient
and
for
the
in man,
same
whereas
in the case
of the lower
animals,
reason,
and
the
of smell
keen.
savage
man,
sense
is very
I mention
this for fear of misunderstanding.
In
little book, "The
Astral World,"
I have
said :
my
"All occultists
know
that
really has seven
man
instead
of merely five, though
the addi-
senses,

be-cause

30 CLAIRVOYANCE tional two are not sufficientlydeveloped senses for use (though the occult-ist in the
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tional two
are not sufficientlydeveloped
senses
for use
(though the occult-ist
in the average
person
generally unfolds
them
into use)."
Some
have
taken
this
to
that
mean
these
two
extra
physical senses,
just as
he
does
certain
higher psychic or
astral
faculties.
But
The
occultist, in such case,
this is wrong.
merely re-awakens
these
two
which
have
senses
been
almost
lost to
the
By
and
race.
use
exer-cise
he
then
develops them
to
a wonderful
for use
on the physical plane.
Now,
of other living
this sense
of the presence
beings is very
well developed
in the
lower
ani-mals,
particularly in those whose
safety depends
the knowledge
of their
nat-ural
upon
of the presence
enemies.
As
might be expected, the wild ani-mals
have
highly developed than
do
the
it more
domesticated
animals.
But
the
lat-ter,
even
among
find instances
of this sense
being in active
we
in
the
of dogs, horses,
use
etc.,
case
"
geese,
especially. Who
of
familiar
with
is not
the
us
actions
of
the
the
strange
dog, or
horse, when
the animal
the
and
unheard
senses
unseen
pres-ence
of
or animal?
often
some
person
would
scold
punish the animal
Very
for its peculiar
we
or
actions, simply because
not
able
to
we
are
see
what
is worrying
suddenly, and
it.
How
often
does
the
dog
start
bristle
its
hair, when
up
nothing is in sight, or within