Astral plane

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The astral plane, also called the astral world, is a plane of existence postulated by classical (particularly neo-Platonic, where it originated), medieval, oriental, and esoteric philosophies and mystery religions.wikipedia
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Astral body

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It is the world of the celestial spheres, crossed by the soul in its astral body on the way to being born and after death, and is generally believed to be populated by angels, spirits or other immaterial beings.
The concept ultimately derives from the philosophy of Plato: it is related to an astral plane, which consists of the planetary heavens of astrology.

Mental plane

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Later theosophical authors such as Annie Besant and C. W. Leadbeater make the astral finer than the etheric plane but "denser" than the mental plane.
In most such cosmologies and explanations of reality, the mental plane is located between, and hence is intermediate between, the astral plane below and the higher spiritual realms of existence above.

Etheric plane

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Later theosophical authors such as Annie Besant and C. W. Leadbeater make the astral finer than the etheric plane but "denser" than the mental plane.

Subtle body

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Max Heindel divided the subtle body into the Vital Body made of Ether; the Desire body, related to the Astral plane; and the Mental body.

Plane (esotericism)

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The astral plane, also called the astral world, is a plane of existence postulated by classical (particularly neo-Platonic, where it originated), medieval, oriental, and esoteric philosophies and mystery religions.

Neoplatonism

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The astral plane, also called the astral world, is a plane of existence postulated by classical (particularly neo-Platonic, where it originated), medieval, oriental, and esoteric philosophies and mystery religions.

Western esotericism

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The astral plane, also called the astral world, is a plane of existence postulated by classical (particularly neo-Platonic, where it originated), medieval, oriental, and esoteric philosophies and mystery religions.

Greco-Roman mysteries

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The astral plane, also called the astral world, is a plane of existence postulated by classical (particularly neo-Platonic, where it originated), medieval, oriental, and esoteric philosophies and mystery religions.

Celestial spheres

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It is the world of the celestial spheres, crossed by the soul in its astral body on the way to being born and after death, and is generally believed to be populated by angels, spirits or other immaterial beings.

Afterlife

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It is the world of the celestial spheres, crossed by the soul in its astral body on the way to being born and after death, and is generally believed to be populated by angels, spirits or other immaterial beings.

Angel

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It is the world of the celestial spheres, crossed by the soul in its astral body on the way to being born and after death, and is generally believed to be populated by angels, spirits or other immaterial beings.

Theosophy

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In the late 19th and early 20th century the term was popularised by Theosophy and neo-Rosicrucianism.

Barzakh

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The Barzakh, olam mithal or intermediate world in Islam is a related concept.

Islam

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The Barzakh, olam mithal or intermediate world in Islam is a related concept.

Judaism

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In Judaism, it is known as the "World of Yetzirah", according to Lurianic Kabbalah.

Yetzirah

In Judaism, it is known as the "World of Yetzirah", according to Lurianic Kabbalah.

Isaac Luria

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In Judaism, it is known as the "World of Yetzirah", according to Lurianic Kabbalah.

Kabbalah

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In Judaism, it is known as the "World of Yetzirah", according to Lurianic Kabbalah.

Plato

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Plato and Aristotle taught that the stars were composed of a type of matter different from the four earthly elements - a fifth, ethereal element or quintessence.

Aristotle

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Plato and Aristotle taught that the stars were composed of a type of matter different from the four earthly elements - a fifth, ethereal element or quintessence.

Classical element

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Plato and Aristotle taught that the stars were composed of a type of matter different from the four earthly elements - a fifth, ethereal element or quintessence.

Aether (classical element)

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Plato and Aristotle taught that the stars were composed of a type of matter different from the four earthly elements - a fifth, ethereal element or quintessence.

Timaeus (dialogue)

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In his commentaries on Plato's Timaeus, Proclus wrote;

Proclus

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In his commentaries on Plato's Timaeus, Proclus wrote;