Prana The Life principle, the breath of life.
Prana (Sans.) Life Principle, the breath of life, Nephesh.
PRANA (Skt, T.B.) Etheric energy (49:1-4), in the last analysis originating in the worlds 36-42. Five kinds of prana periodically vitalize man's etheric envelope recurring periodically at intervals of two hours. (K 2.12.7, P 2.20.8) ...
(b) Prana // Life, or Vital principle // Necessary only to a, c, d, and the functions of the lower Manas, which embrace all those limited to the (physical) brain.
"I am Prana," says Indra. Prana here means the totality of the life-forces. They are taken as consciousness, mind. Pradhana is the term used for matter.
In India the god Prana--the personification of the universal life force--is sometimes shown surrounded by a circle of bees. Because of its importance in pollenizing flowers, the bee is the accepted symbol of the generative power.
Etheric plane In Theosophy, the etheric plane is related to the Prana principle and is understood as the vital, life-sustaining force of living beings and the vital energy in all natural processes of the universe.
Light on Pranayama the Yogic Art of Breathing.
An article by Reuss on 'Pranatherapie' will be found in the June 1894 issue of the occult periodical Sphinx. It was published under the pseudonym Theodor Regens.
Similar to the Sanskrit prana and Chinese chi it implies the life-giving and life enhancing force that enters the body with the breath. Prometheus in fact breathes life into his men of dust.
Perhaps Hahnemann's Dynamis may be considered as the life force, perhaps prana, or chi, and needs to be clearly differentiated from subtle anatomy, perhaps not.
Tradition considers the syllable itself to be the root sound of Creation, the expression through which all things were formed and which continues to permeate everything. The sound of Om is sometimes referred to as the Pranava: that which permeates ...
Like the Jews, the wise men of India have a belief that a certain particular Prana, or force, resides in the Bindu, or semen..
QUATERNARY - The fourfold lower self, or man, in the three worlds:- (1) Lower Mind; (2) Emotional body; (3) Prana, or Life Principle; (4) the Etheric Body, or the highest division of the twofold physical body.
The symbol properly constructed, the prana is then circulated in the subtle body along with the physical breath in the physical body. Various centres, rooms, chakras or sephiroth are activated, as according to instruction.
The Prana Breath
Man should communicate to the devas the objective point of view, while they in turn will pour in on him their healing magnetism. They are the custodians of prana, magnetism and vitality, just as man is the custodian of the fifth principle, or manas.