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Summary: The human aura is a luminous energy field that surrounds the physical body.

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The Human Aura

By: Elaine Murray

The human aura is a luminous energy field that surrounds and interpenetrates the physical body and emanates constantly changing colours... according to our moods, health, and emotional state. This luminous body was first recorded in Western literature by Pythagoreans around the year 500 B.C. As early as that time, they were aware that its light could produce a variety of effects in the human organism, including the cure of illness.

Semyon Kirlian, a Russian electronics expert, discovered a technique in the late 1930's that enabled him to photograph the human aura.

Barbara Ann Brennan is one of those gifted adults who can see the human aura with the naked eye. In her book Hands of Light: A Guide to Healing Through the Human Energy Field she describes seven basic layers, and can see two levels beyond that. She claims the 8th and 9th levels relate to who we are beyond this lifetime. Everything from the 7th level down is, in a sense, a vehicle to guide and support us through this lifetime, since this is where all the experiences we have had in this lifetime are stored. These seven layers contain the blueprints for possible experiences we programmed when planning this particular lifetime. We create our experiences to teach our soul certain lessons we have chosen to learn. Of course, due to our free will, we do not choose to have all of these experiences.

For further explanation see:
Layer 1: The Etheric Body
Layer 2: The Emotional Body
Layer 3: The Mental Body
Layer 4: The Astral Level
Layer 5: The Etheric Template Body
Layer 6: The Celestial Body
Layer 7: The Ketheric Template or Causal Body

To See Auras: relax, relax, relax. Almost let your eyes go out of focus... and look past the body at the space behind, and around. Look in a mirror (candle-lit room) to find your own aura.

See related articles:

  • Aura Layer 1: The Etheric Body
  • Aura Layer 2: The Emotional Body
  • Aura Layer 3: The Mental Body
  • Aura Layer 4: The Astral Level
  • Aura Layer 5: The Etheric Template Body
  • Aura Layer 6: The Celestial Body
  • Aura Layer 7: The Ketheric Template or Causal Body
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    Elaine Murray

    Elaine Murray, B.A., teaches spiritual development classes with an emphasis on meditation. She has been a student of metaphysics and parapsychology for over 20 years, culminating in the publishing of "A Layman's Guide to New Age & Spiritual Terms." To contact Elaine write em@newagefast.com.

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