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THE PSYCHOLOGY OF THE SOLAR PLEXUS AND SUBCONSCIOUS MIND .
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NEW YORK EDWARD J.The Psychology of the Solar Plexus and Subconscious Mind BY Julia Seton. CLODE .D. M.
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27 V..CONTENTS I. Conscious Union of the Centers of Being 15 IV. The Psychology Plexus Centers of Being of the Solar 5 II. 9 III... Directions for Linking the Objec- Mind and the Solar Center 42 984429 . The Subconscious Mind tive .
which have not yet been answered . in mind j which the human seeks knowledge. it comes in the end to the finished product of its search. we find that there are many things latent within the consciousness. and then. the mind remains disquieted and incomplete in 5 . the unfoldment of a perfected harmonious Self-hood. but often after these things have been fully exhausted. and many who seek it along the lines of philosophy. but no ^fr_ii^ matter what pathway it chooses. isfied. we are unsat- and do what we will. There are many people who seek unfoldment along the lines of scientific research. These lines of research all add their mite to the sum total of wisdom.THE PSYCHOLOGY OF THE SOLAR PLEXUS ^^^^HERE C are many ways. there are those to all life is whom simply a system of religion and worship. again.
which have not been revealed. us with other which they re- find that after the last and we words of science. from the inveal but do not interpret. and religion have been said. philosophy. and less leads us through a labyrinth of conclusions and deductions more or all purposeful. from the plane of science. Looking at life. then. and fascinates us with its far-reaching laws of material rela- tionships. Science. is fascinating also. Philosophy. phil- 6 . clusion of a larger spiritual percep- tion. is wonderful. but after a while these conclusions connect lines of consciousness. the human mind pret life is called upon to inter- not alone as a science. there still appear levels of mental and spiritual expression. from the level of philosophy.THE SOLAR PLEXUS its connections until it is linked with the unfathomed laws of the psychology within itself. we find that in order to build sublime and lasting interpretations which will stand the test of time.
but the laws of the universe in which we live. both seen and and then. sickness. and is a part of the Infinite Source . poverty. and through these methods eradicate sin. it is eteras Universal IntelliThis Intelligence creates and manifests form in the world in just the degrees of harmony and power existent gence. The In order to human form nally energy which operates the physical is derived from. unseen. the race can come into larger methods for human progress. and lack of every nature. or even a religion. 7 . but in cally.THE SOLAR PLEXUS osophy. giving life all these ways linked together psychologi- the race the example of as an art. scientific relationship. We cannot know life as an art until we know and include in our conclusions the action of every phase of human consciousness. through higher and philosophical training. know these finer laws of we must understand not only our own being. based upon finer psychiatry.
Unless all the states of consciousness and their corresponding cell centers are co-related in perfect at- one-ment. life must .THE SOLAR PLEXUS that the human instrument is attuned to transmit creative spiritual impulses. the thing called take on a perverted form.
power and divine realization. are two distinct cen- ters of higher action within human its body. stands for the manifestation of is One the revealed. and relates our human life with the wisdom of the ages past. and one life the agent of only as we teach ourselves through training. of these two positive lords of and secure condition. that we become and our free own set ourselves from the recognized laws of sin. all our physical manifes- and one which is in union with all the unseen metaphysical forces of the universe. and bring our life into its normal expression of peace. re- sponsible for tation. sickness. pain 9 . and death. or through normal development to be- concealed. one is reits lated to the external world and is and with hand-maiden. their continuous co-operation. to and life come. it is come master centers.THE SOLAR PLEXUS CENTERS OF BEING CHERE the laws.
THE SOLAR PLEXUS The first center. and the one which has to do with the revealed life of its men. strive as we will to push psychiatry to a finish. Its sole function is to produce thoughts and to relate us normally to the changing conditions of the every- day life. is the cerebro-spinal brain and system of nerves.. It is necessary in order to get our that the physical brain true position toward our subject that we remember is viz. the right and the left lobe. and takes place in the world of investigation. In the left lobe are situated many of the higher concept centers. divided into two great divisions. The physical brain contained in the of the physical cranium body is our its great personal law giver. science and intellectual expression of facts. neurologists and psychiatrists are continually confronted by new discoveries: Con10 . Scientific in- vestigation has not yet determined all the mysteries of this labyrinth of physical expression.
THE SOLAR PLEXUS
location of vital
centers of the
brain ; but they
more and more agreed
the controlling power of
as memory, imagination, speech, control
in the left prefrontal lobe
has been known to produce certain symptoms from which scientists have been able to deduce important clinical precepts ; tumors in the right lobe of the brain have settled beyond a doubt the fact that the right lobe centers are of a lower order or function,
and the right brain is practically only the hand-maiden to the other half of
this fact that those inter-
ested in psychology and metaphysical
healing hang their investigation and
be busy with the higher
ideations while the right lobe
closely related to the physical body,
THE SOLAR PLEXUS
and has more
do with the equalizait is
tion or cell polarization ;
a sort of
to the physical body.
can readily be seen
whenever the body becomes diseased, and in a disordered condition,
of its functions,
and the higher
must be called into play to body back into the higher
centers are called to the
this to the
rescue, and they pour through the
body, impulses which
health and strength.
the brain, through lack of
tration, loses its
power of concenpower of inhibiting conflicting thoughts, and becomes diverse and registers thousands of
we become making consciously
ward a perfected impulse; our whole physical body begins to express depolarization.
THE SOLAR PLEXUS
other vital point which makes wholeness in union with our higher
centers of the physical brain,
solar plexus, or the
the physical body
energy and wis-
solar plexus is a large collec-
tion of nerve cells
great center of nerve generating en-
ergy for the sympathetic nervous sys-
whitish gray in coloring,
much fenestrated, quite flattened,
attached to the second and
above the middle
of the pancreas, at the right
diaphragm. The sympathetic nerves of the chest and abdomen are fully formed in a foetus while the brain is only a pulpy mass; this could hardly be an accident on the part of nature; the early formation of this system proves beyond a doubt the priority of its func13
of nourishing and sustaining the The absence of the cerebro-spinal nerves and brain prevents a normal expression in those cases.THE SOLAR PLEXUS tions. the body is nourished and viscera perfected. then they facts. From we receive our visions called faith register and when we field of them in the consciousness of our physical brain. children have been born with- out the presence of a physical brain. for without them there is no way of registering any expression in the external world. become 14 . the con- necting link between man and the and is the meeting place of the divinely physical. the finished bony structure spinal without a brain or cord. The solar plexus is the spirit of home it is of the ego or the Infinite men . the sympathetic carrying on all the work body. and the physically the solar plexus } divine man. and work them out through scientific human reasoning into tan- gible expression.
THE SOLAR PLEXUS CONSCIOUS UNION OF THE CENTERS OF BEING IT We us free." The psalmists say." "for 15 written " God . know the truth and the truth sets Union and conscious relation of these centers of being within us give us health. The prophets and mystics of old sang ever of their solar center of Divine influx. upbraids the Jews for having Him in their mouths but not in their reins. The Hebrews knowledge. strength. pain and pleasure. It is ascribe to the reins. " His reins instructed him. joy. is not enough that we know the function of the cerebro- spinal center and the solar to plexus brain. beauty and youth on the physical plane. We do this by the power of conscious willing. and open the door for Divine revelation to the soul. we must know how connect and master them.
for the "reins" are simply the solar plexus center of — the body. God trieth the heart and the in the my reins instruct night seasons " to all visions — me thus giving the clue and and prophecies know clearly what these men of we old vaguely hinted. connecting him with the finer currents of the universe." jective cord Those who can see the finer etheric bodies can easily see an etheric cord this cord — passing from each individual. one as is alive is on and as long to it not disassociated. it is the cord between the child and its supply while in its unfoldment stages. We are all familiar with the umbilical cord of the new-born child. 16 . on the external plane stands simply as a symbol of the other sub" as above so below. resuscita- tion of those who appear be dead can take place.THE SOLAR PLEXUS righteous reins " " . it is always present while this plane. Over this cord there is continually passing in and out through the reins.
There are individuals so developed that they can hear with other parts of their body as well as with their ears. but this is differentiated by the physical centers into touch. Sound comes tems register it to us through the solar center. people have been known to tell what was going on in different cities. when one is sufficiently alive in his solar center. and the nervous sysin the localized hear- ing centers. sight. hearing. he has clairvoyance and cosmovoyance he can see through space. with their nervous arrangement. we call All sight. taste and smell. and prevent the expansion of tone. THE SOLAR PLEXUS or solar plexus the impulses life. seeing as 17 . are used simply to correlate sound. all and emotion. fine the ears. There is but one sense.. seeing. subjective sensations are the product of the activity of these currents acting upon the solar plexus brain and nerves and through these upon the physical brain and nerves. feeling. Sight is the same.
Heart disease and quick consumption are well known expressions. may correlate and localize his vision for physical objec- relationship of and when he knows the finer self. and mind and emotions 18 of the indi- . angina pectoris. One has only to recall the quick declines following a great disappoint- ment.THE SOLAR PLEXUS plainly as if they were there . he projects and it expands his vision or lessens will. and all subjective heart symptoms are the product of abnormal solar functioning. the optic centers are only fine arrangements of nerves by which one tive use. at What the race calls the love energy is localized in the solar plexus. All the sympathetic centers are so closely and carefully attuned that heart disease. and through the cardiac centers the heart responds. heart failure. Any disappointment in love reacts upon the body through the exaggerated functions of the solar plexus center and the sympathetic nervous system.
love. such as excess in sympathy. Psychas- thenia is the result of hyper-activity of the solar plexus brain. It is well known by all mystics that kidney troubles of all kinds are the physical response to abnormal sensory stimulus or expression. passion. Psychical repression of all kinds brings about abnormal renal functioning. brought about by loss of control of the thought cen- 19 . way by the scientists themselves say the branches of these plexuses are remarkable for their large size in comparison with the organ they supply. plain and this is not hard to exthat the when one remembers supra-renal capsules of the kidneys are supplied in a wonderful the sympathetic nerves . the disorder. often the result of carrying a se- cret for years. is great American simply the over-activity of the cerebro-spinal system of nerves and physical brain centers. Neurasthenia. it is drink or repression.THE SOLAR PLEXUS vidual setting up the abnormal vibratory law.
and establish true and psychical relationship through thought and breath. passing in through the solar cord as 20 .THE SOLAR PLEXUS ters of the physical brain. In the normal individual the solar center is receiving a continuous influx of energy. no longer any excuse tation to continue with this limi- if we will own being and follow the law of our vitalize and electrify our body. coming to it from without. Both of these diseases will be cured when doctors and patients learn the true relationships of the centers of physical mind and body. and through congestion of this center flood the system with an excess of electro radiant energy which can- not be taken care of by the physical cell centers. not allowing the system to be driven on by a wild explosion of electrical force. Constipation disease. allowing feeling to over-excite the solar plexus brain. is and its another American cause and cure are in there is the solar center.
. through diseases of the mind and lack of correlation of the centers of being. then to the brain. then from it over the nerves of the solar ganglion to the external nervous system of the spinal cord. each cell in the body 21 . The in the pineal gland is the central point human brain where this energy is localized or controlled and sent out as needed cells . at the call of the physical it is always passing out in quan- tity sufficient to energize. and a vicious cycle takes the place. this energy passes into the solar plexus through etheric waves coming from the sun. a diseased nervous system is the result. the regulating power ceases.THE SOLAR PLEXUS the receptive or negative breath. then to the pineal gland. the control is lost. vitalize and etherize the flesh ship when the relationis normal but when it is broken. and through the lungs as the creative positive breath. The pineal gland is the reservoir which stores up vital energy for physical supply.
just as a decrease lessens it.THE SOLAR PLEXUS has its own normal amount it. ^rhis natural law of the control of all sympathetic functioning through compression of the solar center 22 . and in the descent and the diaphragm there is brought about a control over the cirAn culation of the solar plexus brain. and we increase it. so that with complete breath control the circulation of the solar plexus brain is a thing of our own making. stored within supply is exhaust and equal in a perfect body. so that the The solar center is controlled. or decrease it at will. In many cases of pulmonary hemorrhage. The release great muscle of respiration of is the diaphragm. increased determination of blood to any center excites its function. ex- cited or quieted through the natural law of breath through the lungs and through thought control of the mind. We must breathe correctly before we can polarize these psychical centers continuously.
pale. bloodless and not capable itself attracting through of the reether. by increasing the molecular activity of our physical cells. slow breaths relieve lable. and with this increased molecular activity. there begins to be a greater influx and the whole body soon begins to respond with a new life. control of the pulmonary vessels is brought about Slow deep breaths change our vibrations. and through the thoracic portion of the sympathetic cord. With this influx of energy the cells of the physical body again release the laof energy. quired amount vibratory when through breath we massage the solar plexus we increase the determination of blood to that center. has stopped hemorrhages which were before uncontrolDeep. In of many people the solar plexus is inert. internal congestion and draw the blood from the superficial vessels. tent force within them and as 23 this is .THE SOLAR PLEXUS brought about through forced descent of the diaphragm.
When one is in disease. is what constitutes the human aura. the aura is correspondingly lacking in magnetic or attractive power. and the passing out again from the physical body in lines of electrical force. the centers in the physical body and brain become normal and the correct in their functioning. which in turn demand a new gland is supply. internal and external is in cycle of psycho-physical activity has been restored and the individual health. rebuilding are actively alive in their radiation are called magnetic and attractive. and this passing in of the finer currents to be used in the construc- and vitalizing of the body and mind. 24 . The verse great creative energy of the uni- is always flowing through us just etheric as the current runs along the line. the its pineal again excited into normal action of supplying the demand.THE SOLAR PLEXUS passed out in radiations from the physical cells of the body. and those who tion.
and only through understanding can we pass From in conscious dominion.THE SOLAR PLEXUS The great secret of human life is to have a magnetic selfhood. It is not enough to come into life and pass along taking ourselves a confused bundle of states . and consciously the correct to hold relationship between these two centers of being. and through the external brain consciousness we can give out the God-like expression of a divinely illumined mind. and in its converged rays we walk and live and have being. 25 — our common . With a carefully attuned human mind. and always beating upon us through our solar center. thinking in unison with the finer rays of the universal — mind. The is it is great wisdom of the centuries registered in the Cosmic mind. the subjective solar side of consciousness we receive all the Godborn impulses which manifest as hu- man aspiration and revelation. we are children of the sun. to be lord of our own kingdom man must master himself.
and health at last we vibrate to a universal intelli- gence so high that. and lords indeed of all this We and our human source. of the ters. lords of the mental. we join all the diverse currents human brain and its idea cen- that comes with the unified current of power to us from within the solar centers . by the natural law of atomic attraction we build a physical body of substance so vibrant that it becomes indestructible. part of the law of we life pass from the into the whole. then the physical and metaphysical are one. are lords of the physical. and through to our physical forms. life is lower kingdom. linked with its . and we are out into a new human experience made possible by our deeper underthe true psychology standing. When we know of self.THE SOLAR PLEXUS consciousness becomes the great wireless station with which we can register the Cosmic messages. until this bring illumination to our daily life. lords of the spiritual.
its use and power. time for higher revelation on and today there are those clearly who know more the great truths which the earlier psychologists only dimly foreshadowed. The first psychologists taught that man possessed an objective side of consciousness and held the subjective side to be endowed with greater power than the objective.THE SOLAR PLEXUS THE SUBCONSCIOUS MIND ©HERE in a have been so many things written about the sub- conscious mind. earlier teachings there has evolved 27 . to offer It is the task of the twentieth century mystics a clearer interpretation than has hitherto been given. that the student must wander maze of uncertainty and confu- sion unless he can be turned back into the straight path of research. but they threw little light on what these two states From these of consciousness meant. It is this subject.
each atom possessing its own intelligence or atomic mind. and find this substance is formed from minute atoms. mind would We were told that suggestion to our sub-self or subconscious bring about within us certain well- defined experiences so while the old thought world prayed to its Jesus.THE SOLAR PLEXUS the practice in the of new thought world getting into hobnobbing with one's own sub- jective mind rather than union with the One Mind. It is plain to tifically those seeking to scienlife's finer forces. The psychologists of today see only one substance. and we cannot go very far in investigation until we find there are many states of consciousness within us with which the ordinary individual is entirely unfamiliar. understand that there are some very finely marked laws in operation. . and following this clue we come face to face with the fundamentals of universal mind. 28 . the new thought world suggested to its subconsciousness.
so there is no such thing as a body and a spirit there is only the outside and inside — action of universal mind. There must always be the outside and inside action of every law. and is endowed with a brain. Man's physical body its is only a com- bination of atoms attuned to move at own vibratory rate. the outer sub- stance is simply a shell. while the outer crusts of this differentiated substance are called body. the always clothed in body and undifferentiated atomic stream of intelligence within us is called our Spirit. and he and his environment become a well-marked center of activity within the larger universal world-mind. but they are really one is Mind central substance. nerve centers and system of nerves through which the spirit or 29 . Our physical cell body is a crust of atomic intelligence. composed of separate points of intelligence.THE SOLAR PLEXUS Man is the highest point of local- ized atoms.
is vitalized and sustained by the energy of the finer etheric intelligence of its inner cell bodies. it receives. reaching the seventh dimension. the others belong to the fourth. Combined with the 30 intelligence . seventh dimensions of consciousness and only a few on this planet are awake in these states of vibration. sixth fifth. and each body in turn holding so on — another body. and is within this finer body or second a body of still finer substance. sends out. and endowed with its cenand these centers correlate with the brain and nervous centers of the physical body. and is Each body ters for expression. when the physical body is polarized and functioning normally. is and within this physical body body cause third of it is much much more another finer substance bevibrant. There are three bodies with which individuals in the ordinary consciousness become familiar.THE SOLAR PLEXUS higher intelligence can play.
These bodies can be separated and passed out at will by those who know the law. the atoms of each body are held in suspension within the fluidic substance of the other bodies. " here one begins. or the one mind. These bodies are held together centralized into one point in the solar plexus of the physical side. " here one ends. yet no one can say. and each one is powerful on the plane with which it has correspondence. we pro- duce within the physical body a law of life of which those who are working only with the intelligence of the physical consciousness know nothing. and when we know how to manipulate the physical body and its cell consciousness through the consciousness of the other bodies. Each body is distinct in itself." or.THE SOLAR PLEXUS these bodies are linked into one by the central intelligence within them. 31 ." for they interpenetrate as water does among the grains of sand.
while suggesting. for. suspending operation of his lower state of consciousness. The the centers of the physical brain. with the higher concept centers of the physical brain. giving more positive exprespsychic body manifests through sion to his finer forces. accompanying state of consciousThis body is called by those it who name the " psychic self. Suggestions to the subconscious they vimind did this much good When — mind and body and rendered more possible its power to manifest through the phystalized the activity of the psychic ical self. to a small degree. the student was. or his physical objec- tive mind. the solar plexus.THE SOLAR PLEXUS What the older psychologists fondly called the subconscious mind is noth- ing but the inner second body and its ness." one can function in this part of his consciousness and has become acquainted with this self. acting as the switchboard where connection 32 . he is more powerful in his physical body.
temporary insanity. are simply the dis- cordant association between the physical body. ical separating the physof body from the natural influx 33 power. its centers. mania and goitre.THE SOLAR PLEXUS is made for consciousness. neurasthenia. nervous disorders. such as It is known of all the psychasthenia. the spasmodic registrations of the higher mind. ex- cept accidental wounds. and the bodies within When this refraction takes place. holds all force intact. only too well that back well-known conditions such as nervous prostration. morbid forebodings and despondency. fractures and septic infection. the ego cannot register its finer and the physical body becomes the plaything of its own cell intelligence made more discordant by intelligence. neural- heart troubles with mental symptoms. it. there lurks the abnormal activity of the gia. All the diseases of the world. . psychic body.
suggestion of the conscious mind to the subconscious is really only a choosing of such a quality of thinking as will re-establish a natural vibratory law between the psychic and physical centers. 34 . giving destructive thinking. things which vibrate our physical body. One is through the objective mind by negative. which is bound to be followed by harmonious reaction. and an over-intensified psychic feeling will depolarize our flesh.THE SOLAR PLEXUS There are two avenues through which disassociation is brought about. and the other through the emotions by away to negative. harmony is con- constructive mental activity. It can be seen that ciation when the asso- between the psychic self and the physical self has been disturbed. and on the thought will depend the character of the emotion. inharmoniOur thoughts are the ous feelings. the link of scious. and our emotions are the things which vibrate our psychic bodies.
for with the touch of our finer states of consciousness. 35 .THE SOLAR PLEXUS When we sub-mind. and getting intelligence own physical cell ready to receive the psychic message. and the psychic mind sends the energy back again into our physical cells. and they respond accordingly. we thus connect the two bodies. our talk to our sub-self or we are only talking to our objective consciousness. mind and physical body the Then when find our common thinking. and when we can suspend the action of our own objective mind and send our thoughts and feelings straight into the idea centers of our sub or psychic self. and giving the ego or spirit a chance to speak ter and to regis- through our solar plexus on our objective higher vibratory power. we human mind illumined with a glory not its own and we come after a while to trust our human convictions we turn back to to the uttermost. Suggestion to the sub-mind is the simple act of suspending our common thinking altogether.
but self when we find our psychic and master all its relate all its power. we feel own consciousness becomes God-enshrined. 36 .THE SOLAR PLEXUS into which we can pass at that our will. we feel that we are conquerors on the physical plane . and coand pour it through the physical body. then we are conscious of our power and can speak as one having authority. When we know self our own physical and master all its laws. then we are greater still. " / know! " When we can suspend two states of conwe can pass into the supra-conscious self. and ready to say. and live in our physical body as a king. and feel the full relationship with our or link these sciousness at will. passing physical environment. laws. and the higher dimensions still waiting for us. bringing all the energy of the inner selves to bear upon our other selves. all our attenuated energy through the psychic and physical body. adding to this our own natural physical and mental power.
for then we were holding the thought all the time. we were babes in wisdom. and his physical solar center. With self this knowledge the student no already finished. but our subconscious — the thing held. In this new understanding we simply let we suspend the thought hold us our mixed inharmonious mental currents until they are vibrated into unity with the finer states of consciousness within the self. he has a direct touch with the Universal Mind. then we are become not only the holder. 37 . and trying to make the psychic self do what it already could not choose but do.— THE SOLAR PLEXUS In making suggestions to what called we mind. and through this ego. and then intelligence pours through all the states of consciousness within him. if we only gave it the chance. but he longer spends time with a part of him- which is learns to normally relate himself all his atomic consciousness — with his ego or his own higher constructive mind.
and he stops his tense. then suspend his thinking and let the finer energy permeate and express through every physical same psychic within it. sending out from his common thinking mind only vibrations of rhythm.THE SOLAR PLEXUS and his life becomes marked with a new-found power. 38 . Is he sick and wants to be healed? He realizes that disease is nothing but is regis- inharmonious vibrations he tering within his cell sense. and has the force and intelligence and that if he will stamp the atoms in space around him with the thought of harmony. and finds another state of consciousness. common mind. No one can pass into his higher dimensions of being until he has learned concentration enough to stop thinking when he pleases. Does he want a new environment? He realizes again that his environ- ment is made of the same thoughtsubstance as his body. and to think of what he pleases for any length of time.
and with which he has gotten up correspondence. and he has new and unrelated experiences telligence. he becomes aware of the awakening of new and unknown powers. it will not be long until his body and environment will become clothed with atoms corresponding to the higher intelligence under which he is functioning. One by one. feebly asserting 39 . and.THE SOLAR PLEXUS atom. as he approaches the latent dimension of consciousness which must become expressed. the lower centers of activity atrophy within him from disuse. he has latent centers which relate him with those . one by one. from which he must yet derive. Man is a complete being. as he passes through the different dimensions of being. he has evolved through all the kingdom for many. many ages he has within him derivatives from every plane from which he has evolved. As man approaches the time for higher experiences in universal in- he finds the psychic self its existence.
but an understanding of the psychic self and its power." " subcon- Man is a magnet and he cannot escape feeling and knowing that he is played upon by all magnetic. The subconscious mind and the play of suggestion helped many on their way to fuller harmony. is unfolded into deeper states of understanding. will pass the race into a world of liberty so great that it can become unlimited in its every day world. this faint and from knowledge first men it in the past projected the instruction for its unfoldment. by giving harmonious response to the play of forces upon him. and he. The common mind of man may here and now become illumined through conscious contact with the wider 40 .THE SOLAR PLEXUS in his solar plexus center. radiant and celestial currents of the universe and that they flow through him like the current flows along the line. and called scious mind. etheric.
dimensions of consciousness within when he passes into union with this law he transcends the dimensions of the common and subconscious mind and swings out into an orbit of extended power which is only bounded by his own realizations. 41 .THE SOLAR PLEXUS himself.
The first step in co-relation is to control the idea centers. and if these thoughts are harmonious. As we think. so we feel." Get a beautiful constructive thought vibration. changes begin within our body. between body and the psychical body is the Solar The switchboard where the point of union is connection made are the idea cen- ters of the objective mind. constructively.THE SOLAR PLEXUS DIRECTIONS FOR LINKING THE OBJECTIVE MIND AND THE SOLAR CENTER ^^^^HE ^ j the physical ^^^/ Plexus. vibrations into our are the things with which Our thoughts we admit body which proor duce harmonious inharmonious emotions. then begin the inbreathing 42 . Get calm in thought. Re- member that : " As a man thinketh in his heart. so is he. we respond if they then destructive are inharmonious.
43 .THE SOLAR PLEXUS deep physical breaths. but choosing always the thought which will awaken within your physical body the finest and highest impulses. inhaland exhaling through the mouth. deep breath and exhale slowly. After a few moments spent in con- centration. With each breath \noW that you are really drawing from an inexhaustible supply. draw a long. Feel that coming into your body. Repeat . realization and illumination anything you desire. creative energy which you in your higher understanding are simply separating into form for your immediate needs. health. the energy that will express for you in the things you desire. through your solar of long ing through the nostrils. peace. is the great ray of Infinite. — center. joy. forcibly raise and lower the diaphragmatic muscle. During each breath keep the thought of love. Repeat again and again until you can feel an increasing respiratory sense then holding the breath without exhaling. breathing and meditation.
must be a pewhich one does not breathe effort. The massage of the Solar Plexus through this breath gives one in- Third: creased circulation of blood to the solar center and this increases its at- tracting power. Second: To breathe deeply holding each breath as long as possible. First: To think harmoniously and breathe consciously. and inhaling again. a full stream power is Plexus itself. then releasing. and massaging solar center with diaphragm. releasing the breath as soon as the exercise becomes riod in Remember. and again taking up the ordinary breath. holding breath.THE SOLAR PLEXUS from five to twenty times. We simply let the Great Breath breathe through us. with a of full stream of released psychical energy flowing in from without. there at all. Inhale. This electro-radiant energy flows over the sympathetic nerves and is trans- by the cells of the Solar 44 . then releasing and waiting as long as possible before again inhaling.
and this causes scientific union between the two bodies. The functions mind (psychical feeling. Let the flesh body become devitalLet the current become too intensified electrocutes the body. and the psychical body this influx of heavier demands energy just as the high current demands the wire to insulate. revelation. clair- intuition. clairaudience and seership. The is then inhaling its norether. and a warm glow begins psychical body pervade the physical flesh.THE SOLAR PLEXUS mitted to the cerebro-spinal to nerves and centers. driving and it it on hour after hour in a wild explosion of psychical energy. ized and the current ceases. and dew. voyance. of the subconscious self) are memory. its inhaling and the physical body is own. centralize and bring forth its power. all subjective states of mind belong 45 . The physical body demands this remal intensification of psychical ether just as a flower rain demands rain currents.
fit brother of for The conscious command tration of the the psychical functions through concen- Solar Plexus has been the mind and usage of the method of 46 . expression and control all with harmonious expression of jective sensations. to this perfect polarization run wild as in mania. The functions of the objective mind and body are registration. dull and finally cease. sub- Separated from its normal electrical action through the influx of the finer psychical energy.THE SOLAR PLEXUS body and there must be kept between this and the physical body or its functions become slow." stunned. insanity. morbid in secretion and excretion. attention. or. impressions. etc. the ox. " Stolid. dull in receiving impressions and utterly incapable of carrying out a psychical command. the physical body becomes clogged. which leave the individual a devitalized plaything of his own subjective senses.
and the power make . therefore. twice daily after arising and each evening just before retiring. will pass the ordinary individual into the possessions of the Super-man. at each morning just least. These exercises should be done. The solar plexus is the center of man's universe and through it he is one with all things. for single thy light. is the possession of all supernatural manifestation of power. There will at once pass into the body an increase of finer electrical energy. This is the " single eye." " Take heed. and the control of these centers is giving us an almost feeling. the body obey thought and normal minds understanding of these bodies and vital centers. and this energy manipulated. controlled and distri- — buted. that if thine eye be single. The reaction will be instantaneous.THE SOLAR PLEXUS the seer for to all time ." thine eye be whole body will be full of 47 .
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