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inhabitants. He beholds their dwellings and modes of living. He studies them, perhaps visits there for monthsor years, before he advances. Then he passes on to higherplanes. The journey may require many years, all depend-ing upon the difficulties one meets within himself, hiskarma and the general fitness with which he enters uponthe journey. But if he persists, by the grace of his Masterhe arrives at last at the end of the Highway, at theSupreme Region, the Home of the Saints and the abodeof the Supreme Father. And this is the end of the jour-ney, because there is nothing higher. He has reached theultimate region.^>
The journey made during life
This journey is undertaken by Master and pupilwhile both are living here in the physical body. In fact, if it is not at least begun while they are both here in thebody, it cannot be accomplished after death. That is thesupreme value of this physical body. It offers everyonethe most priceless opportunity to escape from the en-tanglements and bondage of earth and return to histrue home above. But if he lets this opportunity passuntil death overtakes him, he must inevitably return tothis life before he can even begin his upward journey.
Not confined to this body
But the enquirer may ask: "How can you or a Saintreally make a journey to a far country while you are stillliving here in the physical body? You certainly cannottake it with you." This question reveals a misunderstand-ing which must be cleared up.
We are not confined tothis physical body, even while we are still living in it.
You are imprisoned in this body only because you donot know how to get out of it. The body is no part of