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THE

HUMAN
AND THE SIGNIFICANCE

AURA
OF COLOR

T

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T

U

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S

By

W.f J.fgOLVILLE

1909

OCCULT

PUBLISHING
CHICAGO, ILL.,
U.

CO.
S, A.

THE
AND

HUMAN
SIGNHICANCE
W.
J.

AURA
OF COLOR

THE By

COLVILLC
Lectures
and the

Three
Master

intensely
in

interesting
Science

by
Vew

a

Spiritual

The various of colors TbDuglit. use as healing otherwise known is agencies as Chromopatliy, dealt with. is also This fully unquestionably of this the exposition completest fascinating offered the to at nominal ever subject public a price.

ILeoture

1

"

^Deals
the

with Human

Fundamental

ments; Statein distinction Contra-

Defines to Aura

Aura

Personal The man HuMagnetism; How to and Classified; Develop and and Utilize Oval powerful good Aura; a The Treatment ful SuccessVisual by Suggestion; of The phony; TelePractice Mental Telepathist; sent AbHow Transmitted; Thoughts are The Mental Exercise Healing; whereby fects EfThe is Aura the Therapeutic Developed; Yellow and Violet. of Colors Red, Blue,
"

lecture

S

"

of Philosophy Octaves Higher of Color Hues

Interpretations; its Significance; The of Therapeutic Color; The Definitely Elucidated;

Specific

The The fects Ef-

Color

and

Seven
the

Prismatic
Seven The Lower
a

Vowels,

connection their and Vowel each what and of

with

Octaves

Gems,

Reasonable
Aura.

Color; Practice;

The

suggests; of Wearing
veloped Well-De-

The

Ijeotnre of
on

3 The Health the Aura
"

Human
and

Aura

as

an

cator Inditions Reflec-

Character,
Habitation;
Inherent Health

with

of

susceptible
Materialistic
Aura of

of

Cultivation;

Clairvoyance Genius;
Aura; Science
The The The of Rash

Christianity;
Buildings; to Purify
Aura
of of Auric
a

The
one's

Divine Aura;
The

Health; Aura;
Heavens

How The

Physic
Belt;
The

Telepathist;
Force;

EiXpenditure
and True

Auric

Hells;

Philanthropist;
Frloe

Aura; Dissipated Perfect Harmony.
50 omits.

THE

HUMAN

AURA

LECTURE

I.
STATEMENTS.

FUNDAMENTAL

The
essay
so

two
treats

distinct
are
so

subjects

upon

which
in nature in
to

this
and

closely allied

frequently presented
it
seems

together
desirable

modern

writings that
them
as

consider the

inseparable. practically
of "Man

Since

lication pubthat

Visible

and

Invisible'' and

by

popular Theosophical author
Leadbeater,
has
been

lecturer, C. W.
as

public interest, as
to

well

curiosity,
far the and

greatly aroused
made
be

know in that

how
volume
as

declarations startling elsewhere
and may

fairly considered
matter

correct;
a

though
not
are

the

subject
admit

of

such

book

does there

readily
many

of

close
can

examination,
be

points which

ply quite simthemes and

discussed
on

regarding
"

the

two

chief

which

it discourses and
use

^the htunan

aura,

the

meaning
the

of color. of

From

standpoint

clairvoyance alone

243298

4

The

Human

Aura

the
to

general public

can

hardly

stand

prepared
because cient suffi-

judge

the

merits

of any

statements,

few

people, comparatively speaking,have experimental acquaintance with greatly
extended

interior them
of
to

or

vision
or

to

enable

testifyto
declarations

the

accuracy
on

inaccuracy

any
;

based
case

psychic perception alone
side of the question,
test

but, as

in the
one

of the color
is at

every

full

to liberty

the

fects ef-

produced by beings, animals
the
and influence

various

colors

upon also

human
to

and vegetables,
of color in

serve ob-

modifying

atmospheric temperature,
appear
to be
a

what
and

might otherwise
occult entirely for world-wide

very

abstruse
a

subject soon
The aid felt of
Human

becomes

matter

investigationand

demonstration.

Aura, though visible only by the
or

clairvoyance, is palpably discerned
of
or

by millions

people who
of the And

know

nothing of
of
usual un-

psychic science
which surrounds

development

perceptions. vaguely described
many

every
as

though this aura, living organism, is
by
a

"magnetism" given
some

great
to

people who
in other

have
a

attention
ing mean-

that word, having it,

distinct technical
of scientific

departments

research,
we

does
mean

not

very

properly describe exactly what
or

by auric effluence

radiation.

Personal

The

Human

Aura

5

Magnetism phrase which only be

is

a sums

convenient
up in two

and

comprehensive
what could

words

correctly described
as

by using several

sentences,
to
we

that title is very
sum

frequentlygiven
us

the total
are
man

of all that
contact

influences with
some

when

brought into
or

sive impresGregory,
his book
and

woman.

The

famous

Dr.
name

of

Edinburgh,

did not

hesitate to
or

"Animal

Magnetism though
was

Mesmerism

Its latest
in

Phenomena,"
edition London
cases

that

volume
in

(the
London of

of in

which

published
a

1877) gives
and

review

numerous

of

mental
now

physical healing through

processes

usually termed
valuable

Suggestive, and
able of unmistak-

also cites many

instances

clairvoyance. Marie
the first edition
of

Corelli,in 1886, when
still famous
was

of her

novel, "A

Romance

Two

Worlds,"

brought
more

to

public attention, substituted
title "human

the

dignified
vellous mar-

to designate the electricity"

spirituaLojipsychic outfloAv of potential
energy from
and

such

transcendent

characters Bulwer readers

as

Heliobas

his sister Zara.

Lytton,
with the from Latin

long before, had
word

familiarized
was

Vril, which
superior

certainlyderived distinguishedin
ordinary
well
known
man.

Vir, the

man,
an

speech

from

Homo,

Virtue,

and virility

all similar

words, be-

6

The

Human

Aura

ginning

with their

Vir, speak for themselves

cerning con-

origin, and
virtue

it is
to

no

mystery
be told from
a

to

the student

of

Psychic Science
went

by the
Mas-

Evangeliststhat
; ter
:

forth
were

and

healed

sufferers
means

who

receptive to

its sway.
more

Virtus the

than

modern
term

properly a great deal world stands generally underwhich has often been

by virtue, a
narrowed down

almost

exclusivelyto
heal others in

its negative energy

side. ''Positive

force, abounding
as

going forth keeping vigor, was
strong
word

to

bless and

well

as

its generator the

perfect health
of that be restored of

and

original meaning
which
to

great
in

ought
its

to

popular parlance
three romances,
"In

pristinefulness
der

nifican sig-

Professor "On

Van the and

Naillen,

whose

Heights of Himalaya,"
"Balthazar the gus," Ma-

the
are

Sanctuary,"
of
more

repletewith valuable
aura

ing teaching regardhas told
may

the

than

advanced ordinarily
us

of practitioners

the

healing art,
aura

that,

broadly defined, the human
as: man or

fied be classi-

1st
woman

"

^that

generated by the ordinary
extends but
a

which

very
"

little ^that

'way beyond the exterior personality ; 2nd

pertainingto people whose moral and developments are decidedlyabove
which extends much

tual intellecthe
monplace, com-

further

away

The

Human

Aura

7

from

the

physique 3rd that
"

than which
can

in

stances; ordinary circumis

generated
tions emana-

by

Adepts
to

or

Arhats

who

project their
at

any

part of this planet
statements

their discretion.

Such that
we can

agree from

very

fullywith
and modern

all

gather
and

ancient illimitable

treatises

concerning

the

possibilities
which

of that subtle
is

highly potent

energy
an

clearlyan
factor

but often influential,
in the

nized, unrecog-

joint accomplishments
absent mental

of

successful To that

telepathyand
simply devout
trust

healing.
which
poses re-

type

of mind

perfect
abstain divine from

in

Deity, and

is

willing to

"how"

of inquiry into the method operations,dissertations concerning the of spiritual healing may appear fluous, superall and
may

sometimes

be unwelcome
to

; but

the rationalistic intellect is determined
the mystery

probe
such

if possible, and scientifically how the

enquiry into
which tends
we

blessings are

received, for
way

to

devoutly thankful, in no diminish appreciation of the our
are

ings bless-

themselves student than
is often

; on

the
more
can

contrary, the scientific

for

grateful intelligently
be who
in

any

individual
a

blindly and
order.

tacitly accepts
of the

benefaction

ance complete ignor-

working

of universal and

The

most

clearlyrational

trulyscientific

6

The

Human

Aura

view mode and
nearer

of matter

is that

it is

only

a

manifested

of universal modem
and

substance. have

Ancient

alchemy
that

chemistry
nearer

recently drawn
much
so

together, so
renowned

many

of

the

most

among

porary contem-

physicistsare
converts
to
or

announcing theory
not

themselves

the

ancient

of

PRIMUM
use

MOBILE the old

ETHERIA;
words
or

wfiether they
to

Latin
is
a

convey

their

meaning
chemical into of what
a

question of
seems

very
no

small

ance. importthe

There
atom

to
we

be

in stability

when

ble learn that it is dissolu-

multitude
may

of electrons, but dissolved and

regardless
to
"

be

caused

appear, dis-

the I
and

universal
out

simple element,
which

primal
must
alterable un-

ultimate,"

of

all differentiated

compounds
all

spring, and
"

into which
remains
or as

they
ever

eventuallyreturn,
source

the

of

energy

substance
are

which

is

neither
nor

created

when when

worlds

brought
are

forth

annihilated

planets

tegrated. disin-

simple force of humanity, spirit
builds and heals and

The

or

energy

of life, the pure
this it is which
to
mand com-

is Vril, and
can

exhibit power of

all combinations appear and

varying

elements

to

disappear.

Natural

Magic is

a

topic which

will yet be

The

Human

Aura

9

comprehended
West,
as

by

the

more

thoughtful
understood

in

the
perts ex-

it has

long
The

been

by

in the East.

Oriental
an

er, wonder-work-

whose
is

feats bewilder
a man

English spectator,
control

simply
he

who
over

has

gained greater
or

than which

ordinary
has

Prana,
to

the

vital energy and
direct allows

learned

conserve

but which volitionally,
to

become
or

ordinary man through lack of dissipated
over

the

trol self-con-

dominion

feelingsand
a

appetites. powerful
necessary,

To
aura,

develop and
certain
at

utilize

good

and
are

regular
of

exercises

and

the head

these stand

those

primary
harmonic
to

concerning ryhthmic or beginning breathing,which are now something
and
are

directions

attract

like

general attention
The

in

America of India
the

in
a

Europe.
much fakirs

mysterious Yogis
of
meet

very

higher class
who
the

people than
eye
are

fantastic

the latter

of

general

travellers ; for while

public performers, truly

ready
time for
a

to

exhibit

their abilities at any

monetary
are

consideration, the
secluded affords of

advanced

magicians

from entirely

that vulgar

publicitywhich never for the accomplishment
The

portunity op-

genuine
aura

good
of

to

humanity.
man,

powerful
often
in

animal
appears

the external

which

to

a

clairvoyantas

bright red

color, is of great

lo

The

Human

Aura

productionof the most external feats of magic as well as in aiding those physical manifestations in which took such Spiritualists and great interest in the days of D. D. Home other marvellous of "mediums," the record
use

in the

whose
wildest

experiences reads

sometimes

like

the

legends of fairy lore. The an ghost, said to haunt many
an

tated rehabiliancient

is castle,

actual fact in

some

and instances,

the weird
interest

assisted

and phenomena which startle many vestigato inwithout few modern a terrifying of psychic mysteries are largely vital effluence of or by the AKASA

certain mediumistic

people without
an

whose

ence pres-

psychic phenomena of but very rarely occur.
An

external

acter char-

grade of aura is employed, often beneficially, by magnetic to manipulation healers and others who resort
exterior and rather
coarse

conveying strengthto debilitated bodies,and this grade of force is also employed who to a great degree by hypnotists, depend
with
a

view

to

largely upon
or

to

their

tact, physicalconclose physicalproximity at least upon subjects. This "animal magnetism," some
measure no means

of

which is

is by

confined to human

beings,

mals generated copiouslyby strong, healthyaniof its who practisehypnotism, in some

;

The

Human

Aura

ii

if not deliberately. This phases, instinctively grade of aura, though copious and useful on a

superficialplane

of

action, is
in

not

capable of
raphy telegthis is

being extensively employed
or so

mental because
to meet

in distant
uncommon

healing,and
experience

it is

no

people

external successfullypractise the most ment, phases of Suggestion, oral and visual treatwho
" "

who

fail to

perceive that suggestion
effective
or

can

also

prove

thoroughly
are
a

when

all outward

agents
more

absent
man or

withdrawn. is and that
a

The

dependent
and

woman

on

personal
the

appearance
more

tricks of voice
to

manner,

is apt superficial
and

be

individual's

work,
of

though endowed

with he
or

large share
she
is very

"personal magnetism"
be

likelyto

forgotten readily,even
physical distance
The
to

astic by enthusiremoved
to
a

admirers, after they have
considerable successful

from

the attractive

operator.
can soon

who telepathist,
treatments

learn

give absent

for

health
some

and
one

general welfare
whose all

is often successfully,

intellectual

attractiveness and who

far

outweighs

personal charm,
rather who
are

vates capti-

the minds
senses

than

allures the

physical
aura

of those

impressible. The
man or

of

a

highly intellectual

woman,

viewed

is often clairvoyantly,

yellow in distinctively

12

The

Human

Aura

hue, sometimes
effect of such
an

of
aura

a

rich

golden color; the
the mental
to susceptible, to

is to stimulate
may prove

faculties
calm
nerves.

of

all who

the

physical emotions, and

regulate the

telephony is easily practice of mental that Marconi's comprehended by analogy, now simple system
of wireless

The

telegraphy
Ether
serve

is proving
a prehensive com-

abundantly demonstrable.
word,
for
our

is

and

it will
as we

very
to

well

present purpose

seek

convey

something like a definite picture of thoughts (or their effects)are transmitted
place
to

how from

place

and

from ARE

intellect to intellect. FORCES
one

THOUGHTS

is

a

widely
a

accepted saying, and

which

embodies

mighty
if
we

truth

of the this
or

highest ethical import, for,

believe

anything
far
more

like it,we cautious

shall in the

be certainly

led to be than

thought
results upon
a

realm

is usual.

of brain brain and

action, but
sets to

Thoughts are moves intelligence
A brain
even

it in definite motion.
say

materialist

is wont

that

secretes

thought
statement

as

liver secretes be

bile ; but true,

if this
we are

measureably
remains, How

and it

scarcely profited by pronouncing
the false, query does

entirely living

liver secrete
of
a

bile?

It is

only through

the agency

The

Human

Aura

13

liver that bile is secreted, and the medium of
a

it is

only through

produced.
sections
sense

livingbrain that thoughts are Instruments of thinkingthe various
the brain
we

of

decidedly may
speak
of of which
and
women,

be,

in the ments, instru-

in

which

musical

through the
render

agency
men

musicians mentalists, instruthe

music

;
are

but the

they
to

who

really produce
not

sounds

we

love

hear, for

ments only do instruwould
and be

require players or
"

they
be

less valuealso

must ^they not

have

fashioners

tuners

or

they could
use.

exist and
human

kept in readiness
sonality peras

for

Between there

and individuality
as
a

is almost

much

difference

between definition

a

cornetist and
of
person

cornet.

Leadbeater's

from which
and

persona,
sound

meaning
discrimi-r
are

something through
nation between

proceeds, is
a

undoubtedly accurate,

if such which

different terms,
were soon

often

bewilderinglyconfounded,
view, controversy
and would

in kept clearly
wax more

less fierce

language
several

would

become

generally by
ously variman of hu-

intelligible.
The bodies each of
man,

enumerated

Theosophists as
made

within the other and
in
a

manifest

differing stages
The

evolution, afford
theme for continuous

profoundly interesting theory is

research.

14

The

Human

Aura

\
mony testiclairvoyant is brought forward to sustain it, comes it bestill for allwho a question more pressing themselves with psychical research. concern The casual body,which is the innermost of all is described by penetrative our seers as bodies, well developedonly in the case of adepts, and is meant that it really shines by well developed the several or that itsradiations pierce through,
at

and least, 4)lausible,

when

outer
are

vehicles or sheaths of the true ego, which called respectively our mental, astral and the average man or in fairly refined and

bodies. physical In the developmentof
woman

whom

we

meet

rather well educated
some

societies there is

always

trace

of the emanations

of the mental

aura body in the appreciable ; thus it does not incredible to such people that transference seem be acof thoughteven to great distances may complishable, that any though it is but rarely of telepathy cur. occases manifestly very striking To explainthe voluntaryand also the from mind transmission of thought involuntary it is necesto place, sary to mind, and from place

to

consider how
aura a

certain mental

states

fect afceiver re-

the

of the sender and also of the
mental
must dispatch ; and we kindred effect which closely

of

not
otar

overlookthe

1

6

The

Human

Aura

readilysuccumb
Environment
words
cance,
are

to

the

influence

of their

roundings. sur-

and

circumstance, when
"

these

used

purely in their singular signifi-

refer

in their

to individual entirely aura, plural form of circumstances

though
and
to
vironments en-

they may
the
more sum

properly be
external
us.

used

nate desigwhich

of those

conditions

remotely environ
"

The

fication, orderly classiveys con-

mind, body and

estate," exactly
the
aura

the process
and

whereby
The

is

generated
consider
it is utiU

thrown
act

off. is

first act is

the generative,
we

second how
aura

propulsive, when
and then

is constituted
and

how

izeij Poets
V.
"-

painters have
the results of

evidentlydrawn

very

largelyupon
to

the and

world

ing seershipin givrepresentations of nimbus,
head
some

aureole

the glory,encircling

and

ating radi-

from elevated minor

the entire person in the

of

unusually
The

individual

psychic scale.

saints,as picturedin Christian
a

art, have

only

little

ring

of

light surrounding their
have Master much is
more

heads, but

greater
when

saints the

of

this halo ; then
as

portrayed
surface his radiations.

walking
the lake A

upon

the

water,

the whole

of

is shown

illuminated of

by
the

diligentcomparison
of the East
with

the

various

Sacred

Books

Jewish and

The

Human

Aura

ij

Christian

Scriptures, and
followed

also

with of
an

Classic
bolic sym-

Mythology,
art,
array all
aura over

by

a

study
to

later

would

bring forward testimony
the time

immense
fact

of concurrent the earth
at
some

the

that

knowledge

of the

human
we

has

spread. Then

when

of Reichenbach von by Baron his experiments demonstrating odylic force or odyle,we shall see that recent European experimentalists read
accounts

reached from

a

conclusion

not

ferent widely difHindus. with
ly free-

ancient human
health
to

Egyptians
beings been
which

and

^^

Not

only have
a

credited

generating
but with
must

aura,

they often
than
been

dispense
this
have

those

weaker

themselves,

all consecrated

temples have

charged
instance,

effusion,which,

in the first
some

proceeded from
such

human
were

beings,
said
to

though
possess

frequently sacred
it to
a

places
that
a

degree
in

healing has

often

been

accomplished

serted temporarily de-

temple.
The bault
modern and
to

who suggestionist
almost

follows

Liea

Bernheim

exclusively has
sometimes
even

tendency
to

unduly ignore,and
action and

repudiate,the stoutly
A

of

a

force
to to

which

Mesmerists

magnetists are
middle
course

apt

mate. overestibe

wise

needs

found

and to be

pursued between steadily

th^ extreme

i8

The

Human

Aura

of mental

suggestionism and
instances

an

overrating of
both ments, Testa-

exudations^The ^physical
gives
of
this many

Bible, in
of

both read

aspects
in
some a

immense
an a

subject. We

places of
healer
to

energy

going forth actually and of this energy patient,
a

from

being
would

transmitted
we

in

decidedly corporeal
records mental

manner;

also find
be called

numerous

of what

now

"absent any
to

ing healing." Noth-

is lost to

rational

metaphysical system
a

by granting
subordinate indeed

"animal

magnetism"
a

certain

position as
absurd
been

transmissive

agent;

it seems

to

deny,

if

metaphysical
it
can

premises have
be should
and

accepted, that
that
our

bly possition condi-

otherwise
most

than

mental
our

extensively affect
and of

sique phytioner practias

all its emanations.

If every

of massage
every announced

osteopathy, as well
and
"

magnetic healer, understood
aura

something definitely concerning
it is in

how

and vitiated, initially generated,purified, all cases activities, ^a very great by mental
"

addition

would
as

quickly be
mechanical
of how

made

to

the benefits

accruing

results of the
of

ous practiceof these varior

schools

medical

tioners. practiis done of that

Knowledge
does
not

something
one's is

always

accompany

doing

$omethin^,but knowledge

necescertainly

The

Human

Aura

19

sary

if

we

wish

to

be able to do

our

best work
sults re-

in the most often

manner. intelligent

Very good
mental and

follow

from

the

netic mag-

treatments

given by uniformed
live
at

persons,
to

because

if

people
are

in

good-will
within
a

their

neighbors and
which
are

peace

themselves,

they unconsciouslygenerate
aura,

good, healthy
sufferers it.

helps delicate, sensitive
contact

who

brought into
health in
aura

with

The
rose

pink

described as clairvoyantly vision, color,and from this original is
to remote

which

dates

antiquity,we
"rose-colored"
as

have
a

come beterm

familiar

with

implying cheerful and optimistic. Rose-colored conduce to cheerfulness, glassesdo literally
accordance with the

in of

readily ascertained
Thus from
and

law

correspondential suggestion.
from within
natural

it is that without
to

within
is
a

to

without

perpetually alternating or leading to
Plato the

reflex-

process,

continuance alike of

of

inductive and viewed

and

deductive

schools and

ophy philosply sim-

medicine. the
same

Aristotle
from

phenomena
and
same

exactly
Plathe

opposite standpoints,
do

their

ciples respective dis-

the precisely
a

to-day. The

tonist

is

thorough metaphysician, while
is
a

Aristotelian

but they can work physicist, harmoniously together in a singlecollege when

20

The

Human

Aura

both have grown
causes

to

see

that the
to

and

works

outward

beginswith while the effects,
one

other

begins with effects

and

works

inward

to

causation.

startingpoint of the auric radiation, call it by whatever name we may, is always far below behind or within) the (more correctly
surface of word
as

'xhe

our

existence.

So

very

common

a

is of dignified perspiration coming origin, from per, which means through, and spiTo perspireis literally to rare, to breathe. breathe through a vehicle,and certainly the nature of the outbreathing be determined must by that which is at work within. This idea of ways breathing through a mask, so to speak,has alserved and
to

convey

with

great clearness
alike to all

essential doctrine,-H:ommon

and Gnostics, Theosophists,Spiritualists,
"

cultists, Oc-

immeasurably habiliments ; though,unthan his physical like more of schools of metaphysicians, none some those groups of students of psychicproblems whom have just enumerated we verbally or technically deny the existence of the physical body or the world of gross matter, which is external vehicle simply the final or most reveals itself through which the ego or entity and all in expression. Astrology, chirology,
real
man
."I
"
"

that the

is

*
-

!

"

"

"

*

The

Human

Aura

21

other

preted reputedly Occult Sciences can be interwith the aright only through familiarity
aura,
our

human

because

the

{state^"f_guiL.aura.
elements
well

termines
in

or non-susceptibility susceptibility

the presence

of all conceivable

and
more

yibgapt
evident

influences than

J Nothing
to to
"

can

be

the undeniable

fact that many the rudest

sons per-

constantlyexposed
tlie elements, and
conditions
are priests
"

play of
and

also

highly contagious
doctors of

and three
^are

diseases,
notable

^nurses,

classes

dividual exposed infrom
tagion. con-

remarkably immunity
one can

immune

This accounted that

be

scientifically
ing discoverditions physical con-

for in

way

only,viz.,by
and

the

general

mental
more

of such

persons

narily nearly than ordian

approximate
state.

toward

ideally aseptic
the

The

aura

of the
nurse

of priest,

physician,
tive relano

and

of the trained than
a

is,generallyspeaking,
friend
or

stronger
of

that of the average

sick person,
or

who

feels armed

with

specialknowledge
is much of the young color and that
more

and consequentauthority, ly The
aura

liable to infection. doctor is

normally bright red in
not
fined; reparticularly

strong, though
of the
maturer

and

well-balanced

physician normally presents a purple tint,as, with addition to mere strength and self-confi*

22

The

Human

Aura

dence,

we

detect benevolence

of

a

riper sort and
than

greater

to higher susceptibility

physical
with ness, firm-

influences. which
nurse

The
very

coupled gentleness,
often characterizes

the trained
a turity ma-

and of

the sister of

charity,betokens

thought
and

and

feelingwhich
aura,

gives
exerts

rise
a

to

a

rich

purplish violet
also
a

which

soothing
The

bracing effect whereby

upon

tive, sensi-

receptivepatients.
great
exercise the
aura
is

of all is regular rhythmic developed most breathing, the importance of which can scarcely be overestimated.
to
use

the entire

is righteously lung capacity for inhaling and

To

breathe

exhaling air, and
and

in connection pure
outer

with

ing the inhalit is

exhaling of
desirable
to

atmosphere
prana,
the

highly
from

dwell

upon

life

force which which
or

pervades the atmosphere, and apart
no

living organism
The

can

be

either of this that

produced
prana

sustained.

real nature
to the extent

is elemental

force, and
human
woman

it is rendered

subjectto
man

will in the human enabled
to
trol con-

body
the
are

is any

or

elements
no

external

to

humanity, which
from the

in

essential

respect

different

constituents The harmonic

of the human

organism itself. given for
Western

somewhat

intricate directions
to

breathing

disciples by

24

The

Human

Aura

mond-Iike hues
no

all imaginable brightness,

tints and
centre,

of color
mental
can
as

radiating from suggestion in
equal
our

a

perfect

other

the field of color
or

symbolism
ness.
are

it in

beauty

inclusive-

But often

most

deeply
the

felt necessities

and distinctly particular

relative,and
we

perfect whiteness
well
to

denotes

absolute,

do

distinguish thoughtfullybetween
and
map
out

color

values

for of

our

specialedification
which

precisely that
the manifest which quality
to

shade

color

signifies

expression of exactly that mental
we

desire most
as

of all

immediately
tised prac-

express.

Chromopathy,
D. based
and

taught and
an

by Dr. E. simple system,
of color mastered in
a

Babbitt,
on

is

elaborate

yet

extensive
can

knowledge
be

values,

this system

really special

ous comparatively short time by seriof
average color

students

ability.
are more

The

effects of therapeiitic
set

forth in the other

writings of Dr.
with the whose From the

completely Babbitt than by
Dr. bitt Bab-

any
are

author

publicationswe

familiar.
we :

teachings of

deduce

sions fallowing general conclu-

RED every

is

always

a

stimulant, tending
is

to arouse

which faculty

subjected to

its influence

;

lightadmitted through red glass consequently, red furniture, clothing,flowers, paint even or

The

Human

Aura

25

or

wall

paper

is recommended
are

for all persons
or

whose

tendencies

sluggish

despondent.
from vantage adused

Red, in all its various

degrees, ranging
be

pale pink
as

to
a

vivid scarlet,can stimulant.
Pink and

with

is

ducive conespecially

to
an

awakening hope,
shades

is

consequently
;

effective antidote

for melancholia
to
more

while

all

pronounced
etheric

of red, due

ful power-

vibrations, stimulate both

mind

and

body
where

to

the utmost is

activity.
in all
cases

BLUE

beneficial particularly
has

excitement
to

been

too

intense; it is
tions. situa-

therefore

be

employed
was

in all feverish
a

Blue

glass

never

"craze," but, its
could
not

limited,it efficacy being necessarily possiblyprove a cure-all or universal
When affords
home

panacea.

sunlight is
an

not

obtainable,
;

electric

light

effective substitute

in every

modem

it
to

ought
some are

to

be

easy

to

practisechroraoand

pathy
colors

extent.
most

Red

blue

are

the

which
are

frequently required,as
versal being the uni-

they

perfect opposites,red
and
must not

stimulant but YELLOW
its influence
as

blue the universal be

sedative,

ignored,and though palestprimrose
a

is not
or

quite so generallyrecognized
red,
from
to

that of blue

yellow has brightest amber which to work, especially as

large field in
aid to intellec-

an

26

The

Human

Aura

tual

development.
disorders
are

Paralysisand
amenable
to

all other

vous ner-

yellow light

treatment.

VIOLET,
seven

which

is the most
an

of the spiritual for many

prismatics, is also

antidote its

nervous

perturbations,because
our

tendency is
cares

to

lead

thoughts
attention

away

from

the petty

and

trivial anxieties
our

of the external
toward

world, and

direct
of

the

abiding realities

the celestial realm. Dr. Babbitt
cure cases interesting intensely lunacy through the aid of properly

relates

of the

of

adjusted color.
aberrations
are

We

all know

that

mental
sanity that in-

of many
all the

varieties, and
way from

ranges

stupid, solid
and

melancholy

to

the most

violent

dangerous
is
a

Morbid excitability.
uncommon

which taciturnity,
must

not

phase of mania,
red,
and it is

be
an

treated eminent of

with

reported that

Italian Lunatic

Dr. specialist,

Ponga,

director
has
to

the
tients pa-

Asylum
in
rooms

at

Alexandria,
colored

placed
effect few

properly
with

suit their that

special necessities
morbid

such

good
a

taciturnity has, within
to

hours,
Another
where, elsesame

given place
maniac, who

healthy cheerfulness.
take
a no

could

food

whatever

developed
red chamber.

natural

appetitein the
are

Blue

chambers

beneequally

The

Huanan

Aura

2y

required for the occupancy often very quickly of violent maniacs, who are
are

but they ficial,

quieted by
blue.
in
a

the

eflfect of soothing,tranquillizing been known
to
cure
a same

Violet

has

patient
mony. testi-

single night,according
shows that color

to

the

This and

forces

act

both

by day
most

by night, though when

the

light is

intense

the effect is apt to be most

quickly produced,
than The
is
tremely ex-

especiallywhen
when whole

arousing rather
are

quieting
scheme

influences of Color

needed.

Therapeutics
it opens
a

fascinating,and
as

most

lightful de-

well

as

fruitful
the

field for finer than
nature.

all who with The
the

prefer
cruder

to

operate with

grades of the force of
of

ment ele-

suggestion

can

never

be

eliminated

from

any

it is not
to

varietyof healing practice ; therefore feasible to endeavor to decide exactly
extent

what

color

has

done

a

work

apart

from

mental

influences

actingindependently of
But this admission far

physical accessories.
from tends because

of color treatment, weakening the efficacy

decidedly to
it opens in the up

increase
an

and

strengthen it,
field for

enormous

vestigat in-

purely psychic domain, which

we

often
are

term

We

not

distinctly super jective realm. if we always so situated, especially
a

28

The

Human

Aura

travel
exterior

extensively,that
environments it is when

we

can

arrange
our

our
or

exactly to
we

taste

pleasure, and
we

cannot

do

so

that

exclusively psychic aspects subject particularlyimportant. The
method the of

find the

of this occult close

practisingchromopathy
eyes
a

is to

external

and
or

make

a

distinct

mental the ob,

picture of
entire

belt

ring of color
your mental

around

person. the

Make

auric

effluence

jectiveon
be

plane of
to

vision. See

self yourmust

enveloped in the sheen pictured forth
of
you pass
to
a

of

lightwhich
the

you,

in the

symbolic
Go
to

guage landition con-

correspondence, exactly in
wish
it to

manifest.

sleep,or
have will
roundings sur-

superior condition

resembling ecstasy,
you you

while

dwelling upon
to

that vision which

suggested
soon

and yourselfvoluntarily, your

find

that, whatever
may

external

be, you
of

reached

a

state

gained repose equilibrium,otherwise
without

have

and
tically pracsistance. as-

unattainable
A

definite outside
art

little steady
soon

practiceof the reallyhave
than
aura

of

will visualizing
very

suffice to demonstrate
we over we

how
our

much
and

more

power

psychic
hitherto

sleeping conditions

have

supposed.

Every one's
that

is under

his control, if he

only determines
reason

to

regulate it,
b^
so

j^nd it stands to

nothingcan

The

Human

Aura

29

conducive

to

an

enlarged
accustomed

sphere
to

of

individual

liberty psychic

as

to

get

determine ments. environ-

our

state

regardless

of

physical

LECTURE

II.

SPECIFIC

INTERPRETATIONS.

Having
of the

already

outlined of
our

the color

principal
and
its
to

tures fea-

philosophy
it is
now

cance, signifimore

which

province
we

definitely and
attention

precisely elucidate, only
to

shall broad

call
eral gen-

not specifically

the

principles
enter

of

the

subject,

but

seek

also

to

into

particular details.
last, it
no

First

and be

must

be

remembered there which
a

that
can

there

can

bad

colors, though Black,

be

discordant
very

combinations. of

is the

negation

color, is only
has

background
in

for
to

all colors, and which the

exactly

the
in

use
a

Nature

blackboard chalk
we

is put make
extreme

classroom.
on

With
a

white

demonstrations of
contrast

black

surface. but

The

is

here

displayed,
in
a

there

is

no

evil
the

suggested by
contrary,
white and it
tering let-

black
serves

this useful

connection;
purpose

on

by bringing
Black

into sketches
are

high

relief. but

white different

another
same

entirely
an

phase of the
black

contrast
on a

when

artist makes

markings

white

surface,

thereby

30

32

The

Human

Aura

mancy,

which

meant originally

death-dealing.
with

White which
'

magic is
will

synonymous

leucomancy,

signifies light-dispensing.
now

We

endeavor lowest

to

explain the
of the
the

^

range

of Red, the first and

primaries or
earthly side
of the three the

prismatics,when
of evolution, but and of the
or

viewed the

from

highest alike
viewed

seven,

when

from

itual spirThe
earth
or

osoteric

plane of involution.
descent ends.
on

Ascent

must

ever

begin where
to
a

spiritual entity prior
must

expression
robe of external
;

drape itself with
not enter

aura

it

could

into the

world.

The it

violet ray
wraps

is its first

covering
with

then,

in turn,

itself around

purple, blue,

green,

and red finally. Having yellow, orange the seven preliminary steps of descent
on

taken
it appears in red is the

earth The

as

Adam,
Adamic

the
or

man

clothed Race

garments.
this

Red which

earliest of the
on

seven

races

find expression
red

planet,and

the

of universality

is to be discovered blood
redness is red

in the fact that

man healthy hua

everywhere, and

that

natural

of skin betokens of weakness.
shades

health, while

pallor is
affection

indicative The of
a

darker

of

red

denote

self-regarding primitive, type, not properly undesignated selfishness in the distinctly

The

Human

Aura

33

pleasant usage of that term, but self-preservativeness, unillumined by thought or regard for
others. This and leads An
ness, to

primitiveestate
not

is
as

common

fancy, to in-

when

outgrown

age

advances,

unpleasant results in time of maturity.
of

murky red suggests uncleanlisymbolizes vitiated passion, and acccnnaura

panies all psychic and mental
toward

states

which

tend

jealousy, hatred
sordid is

and

all

unrighteous
a

animosities. very

Sensuality is pictured forth by
earthy red, in which always present, because
than
is
a

suggestion
sensual pulses im-

of black
are

unenlightened,and gravitatetoward
rather toward

shadow
Pure

sunlight.
clear

affection

typified by
a

bright red,
which fire,

like to the

ruddy blaze of

cheerful

indicates of
never

loving welcome,
cheerfulness

the very

embodiment
stoves
can

the

of hospitality.Black spirit bestow upon radiate
a

home,
;

ever how-

much that

heat
open

they
and

may

thus

it

pens hapare

fireplacesin cold sky always
marked red

climates

always welcome

deservedly popular.
augurs

Bright

red in the
or some

wind,

tense in-

heat,

excitement
an

in the

atmosphere;
curser

lurid

is

invariable pre-

of tempests. is
an

Anger
color

emotion the

whose shade
or

corresponding

is red, but

qualityof

red

34

The

Human

Aura

which
source

anger of

displaysvaries
the
emotion.

with

the nature
is often

and called

What
a

righteous indignation emits
flame, and
and is

brilliant scarlet the
to

while
the

it

literally causes
of

cheeks it

often

entire countenance

blaze, as

prompted by

of unfair
any

by love dealing and

justiceand
Avarice

detestation
not

oppression, it is
of

lied sul-

sinister shadows.

is shown

by
very

a

dull, heavy, perverted shade

red,

not

easily distinguishablefrom the hue of with which it is allied quite closely sensuality, origin and
The sentiment.
from
we

in

bridge
this
an

Red

to

Yellow

is

Orange,

and

on

bridge
auric

find

pride displayed,giving
of

forth Pride
as

radiation
an

red-orange tint.

is,at

its best, not

it is

usually the

state

of intellectual reasonable of but
is
a a

unworthy emotion, harbinger of some higher advancement. Proper pride,
are

and

ambition

the

usual

paniments accom-

strong

though

unchastened than

tellect, intellect in-

higher condition pride carries
with of

pride of
of much it and has

expressed by the absence
which of with Amber brilliant amber.

of the for

the

red

presence ages have been been

associated
the
worn

strength, and
amber beads
to

many which

chains
about

people

have

their necks
and
to

antidote
more

pulmonary

weaknesses

stimulate

The

Human

Aura

35

than

simply

the

vocal upon

system.
very

This

practice
the therapeutic

has been

founded

ancient

knowledge
in the spectrum,
and

regarding the formation
potency
which
often whether
proves

of amber
ray

and

of the orange
nervous

affords of

stimulation

decided

help

to

students,

administered with Dr.

in accordance chromopathically Babbitt's system of Light
of any

and

Color,
or

or

by

means

other

method

accessible
as an

convenient

of

application. Orange
aura

ingredient in
mental among

the human and

always demost

notes

vigor,

is found
are

quently fre-

people who

leaving primitive
for intellectual

animality and
illumination.

searching

Yellow,
mental braces

the

second extricated
;

primary,

denotes the

the
era-

realm

from entirely

of the material

therefore, the brightest,
the

clearest

yellow betokens
A

highest and

purest

type of intellect.
evinces very shades
an a

pale primrose-colored light

soft, gentle, intellectual disposition,
but not
very

pure,

vigorous. The
and

lighter
to

yellow are quieting in the condition, overwrought nervous
generate
aura

of

extreme

people

who
a

of that hue

accomplish often

great deal in the direction of healingby their

quiet,regulating presence. Green, which stands in

the middle

of every-

36
thing
outer

The

Human

Aura

and and
or

is the

color

which

is between

the

the inner, or

the

higher and
is

the lower,

worlds of

planes of consciousness,
is always attractive, and
wherever
one

significant

universal
green

adaptability. Clear, bright emerald gives a
sense

of home

may

be

This travelling. in clairvoyantly

purely

natural

color

is beheld

connection

with

people who

are

ardent love

lovers

of nature, and

who, though hills,fields
is

their

of native home

country may
among green

be great, can

find and
and

enjoy a

Homesickness
and tired

valleys where. everybanished by green,

eyes

are

rested
are

by

green

spectacles.
an soporific,

Green

lamp shades

and restful, particularly
a

this color will be antidote The
to

found

valuable

all that induces

insomnia.
are

shades lighter
"

of green
or

indicative

of

sympathy
it, but
environs

^not

the maudlin

misdirected

pathy symupon

which that
a

increases

trouble

by dwelling
and

gracious,helpful sympathy
fresh release

which

suflferer with

ditions pleasant con-

suggesting

from

bondage

to

a

painful environment.
is very
are

Green
to

of the

paler type
who

encouraging
to

sensitive

persons

apt

be

found

that

it will be and easilydispirited, not people usually are helped most which

by the color
their
aura

but

by

a

already predominates in which is lacking, hue which

The

Human

Aura

37

will makes

its appearance of symmetry
has

when
been

a

higher

velopmen de-

attained.

Though
with of
we a

green

is often

associated figuratively
we

deceit and

and jealousy,

have

all heard

"green-eyed monster/' whose
desire
to

acquaintance
sensitives debased have
dition con-

be

rid

of, as many
a

explained, it is only
of green could that which the
we

sullied and denotes

which
more

ing Nothtreachery. than
to

be

ridiculous
color

believe

beautiful all

of

grass

and

foliage,
thing anyor

instictively admire, indicates
It is
or

unrighteous.
vitiated state
can ever

only

a

perverted

of

aura

condition

of color which

show the
is

forth third

anything
and

abnormal.

BLUE,

highest of the
"true

maries, priblue"
tended in-

always
of
our

complimented,
familiar
sincere

being

one

most

expressions
of life.

to

denote

friendship and
is

eral gen-

in sincerity

all relations

Among
pale blue
it proves
an aura

blue and
aura

stones

the

sapphire

typical of wisdom
a

the

turquoise of fidelity.When
seen

is the

surrounding
which

any

person,

that

nature

generates
Blue

such
is

is

aspirationaland
of the

gentle.
blue"

always

the
we

color

sky
and

in clear

weather, but what
in
our

generally term
is
an

"sky
moral

color

scheme

intense

rather

brilliant hue.

This ethical

nifies sigat-

of fixity

purpose,

high

38

The

Human

Aura

tainmenty unusually large conscientiousness, and an appreciation of high ideals quitebeyond

ordinary levels of ideality. In the employment of blue therapeutically, whether or through chromopathic treatment by of an altogethersubjectiveor psychical means method of visualizing, the paler blue tints are
while intense degrees of blue extremely restful, denote
and

all

induce
is

a

reposeful condition

of

understood readily by all who have learned something of the blessed art of and, at working continuouslyand effectively, the same time, easily. Hard work has no place in the blue region,though nowhere can more be done, and the work work done by those who the state denoted have reached by clear bright blue aura is of an abiding as well as of an cellent ex-

which activity,

quality.
The often bluish
grey,

which

indicates

fear, and

ness, conscientiousaccompanies ill-regulated of timid natures, whose is the aura ious religbe

impulses may beliefs are religious
and tinctured with "attack of the blues" and of
a

strong,

but

whose

largelyshadowed misgiving. To glimpse

by fear
have
an

is to be depressed in
a

spirit,
aura

whenever
person

we

catch

of the

thus afflicted we

never

intense

blue, and

find it bluish g^ey, its condition is alwajrs

tremendous.

40

The

Human

Aura

gloom
which

at any

spiring time, but always with majesty inand that
over

reverence,

noble
us

kind when

of
we

awe

comes instinctively

find

ourselves and
to

in the presence than
we are

of

something greater usually accustomed
is, however,
perfect im-

sublimer
encounter.

The

sixth

note

in the

scale

; therefore

minion only earthlyor temporal do-

is indicated

by purple
or

or

indigo.
number

The

mysterious Apocalypse
declares significantly
that entire

Book

of Revelation
of

that 666

is the

system

of external

is in its essential

nature

authority which corruptible, though not
which will

necessarily corrupt, and disappear, after
external

eventually
for still

having achieved
to

magnificent
a

triumphs,
order

make

way

higher

ment expressible only by the employ7. color
in the rainbow-

of the number

VIOLET,
spectrum,
attainments.

the seventh
denotes

the

highest of

all

earthly
in
aura

Joseph's
Genesis,
of
a seer

coat
a

of

many

colors, mentioned
allusion
the
to

is
or

very

ancient

the

prophet, though

circumstances

of his

receivingthis garment as a gift from his is changed to father, Jacob (whose name paratively Israel) is slightlyobscure, except in the comunimportant letter of the narrative.

The

Human

Aura

41

.In the

order

of

spiritualdevelopment
to

no

one

jcan truly give anything
'

another,

because
self for him-

each
;

individual

must

earn

his raiment
to

but
may

it is

quite reasonable
state

admit

that

a

father

perceive the
and make
to

of his son's

velopmen de-

acknowledgment

of this

in

a

manner

not

the

liking of less developed

foolish enough who are prophet, to feel envy or superior ability jealousy when that superiority is displayed by another and with meets rightfulrecognition. Very much information is to be valuable concerning aura brothers of the
met

with

in with

literature, which Spiritualistic
statements
to

abounds build
our

the

effect that and and
weave

we our

own

psychic
which

bodies

psychic raiment.
are

"Radiation"

''radiant"

words

from

"raiment"
has

originally

sprang,

but the latter word in

been

meaning,

so

that it is
can

teriorat greatlydenow applied
and

to

wearing apparel which
from

be

purchased

donned

the outside.
too

Violet ether with but

lightis

intense, the vibrations
are

of

which
average

produce it
to

too
or

rapid
usual

to

agree

temperaments
be of

conditions,
to

it is found

extremely well suited
a rare

psychic stimulation
the order.

order, and
of

favors
a

production of psychic phenomena Telepathy
and all kindred

high
of

evidences

42

The

Human

Aura

intercommunion spiritual minds easy
to
can

between

affinitizing
ray, and

be assisted

by the violet

it is

demonstrate

the potency of this color occasions
it

by
and and

introducingit on mourning,
where black where
is
an

of bereavement

rightfullybelongs,
Church introduced
and from
on

odious

impertinence. I" the
very

ritual of the Christian times violet has been

early

penitential
to lift the to heaven.

days, as it is intended

calculated
earth

thoughts
At
and
a

of

worshippers from
services
approve
at

memorial those who

violet is the

always
for
or

in

place, period
all

practiceof wearing
and
some

specialdress

funerals of
a

after the transition do well to substitute

friend

relative will
on

violet for black

casions. oc-

A

violet

aura
a

is indicative

of

what

is

monly com-

termed but
can we

dreamy, visionary character, forget that
seers

must

not

and

dreamers

be

thoroughly robust, and
more

though usually

somewhat
than

the bulk

of

and organized delicately finely their contemporaries, they can

enjoy perfect health physicalas
majority
well of
as

and

exhibit

any

amount

of

mental
more

endurance

which

the

their

grossly constituted

neighbors
one's

cannot

speedy breakdown.
aura

without a possibly endure The more widely different that of one's

is from

neighbor, the

The

Human

Aura

43

more

one

is able to

move

about

among

the sick tue, virfection in-

and

distressed,radiating health, giving out
but

free
or

from

to unpleasant liability

contagion.
of

Violet

light destroys parasites, and
very ence presare

many

varieties remarkable confers

destructive "healers"
upon
aura

those

whose the

blessing
of
an

afflicted

usually possessed
a

in which

violet is

largelypredominating color. Connecting the
seven

prismatichues
red

with

the

seven

vowels,

we

associate

with

A, orange

with

E, yellow with
W,

I, green
and

with

O, blue with
Y.

U, indigo with
five vowels
are

violet with
are

Though
edged acknowl-

all that

commonly
two

by grammarians, the vowels,
W

supplementary
in

and

Y, find their place
violet have
red

language,

just as indigo and
the spectrum. of
can

their

positionin
it

A, the
it is
a

note, is the beginning

everything;
also prove

always introductory,and
of

good terminal, because
a an

it denotes

the

commencement

scale, and
octave

immediately a
is struck.
were
reason

scale is

completed

note

The

significanceof
constructed

names,

which

originally
much

and

applied by

of their occult

has recently significance,

been

discussed, and
to

it is

a

fascinating
it cannot

topic,because
be
a

the

thoughtful mind

matter

of indifference

whether, by the

fre-

44

The

Human

Aura

quent

pronunciationof
is
Names

a

name, the

we

are

ing suggestin its etymology.

what

elevatingor
which

reverse

begin

and

end

with

A

are names

names

of
were

As dignityand deep significance.

originallytitles,and all meant the old Latin phrase, Nomen something definite,
est
omen

(A
the

name

is
the

an

omen),

can

understood.

As

musical
or

scale

readilybe begins with prefix
in the

A,
is

so

indefinite article
of

universal

the

note

universal
in correct

ejaculation,when singingand
races.

sounded
common

broadly, as
like

speech of all Latin
an

Broad is the

A first

(pronounced aspirate,and
in color

English Ah)
with

is

a

full red

tone, which

deepens
fulness

commensurately

depth

and

of intonation.

E, the second

vowel, suggests
desire
up,

at

once

the

qualityof
reaching

orange, and

for fuller expression, combination
or

out

seeking for

co-operation with
affirmation
may

another

element.

I, the third vowel,

is the great dominant

dividual in-

of
to
a

conscious backbone

entity,and
in

be

compared

language.

The

color

ual yellow, denoting fulness of intellectthis character. precisely

development, possesses
The fourth
vowel

O, like the
green,

note

D

and

the

accompanying

color

indicates

research,

The

Human

Aura

45

inquiry, surpriseat findingoneself introduced ively instinctto unaccustomed surroundings. We
exclaim "Oh !" when
we

encounter

thing some-

unfamiliar, and though sometimes
an

this is

exclamation of wonder.

of

pain, it is oftener

merely

a

cry

U, the fifth vowel, like blue in the color scale,
is the
rather
to

outreaching note,
than
to
; its

which

seeks

to

give lish Engout

receive, to distribute rather than

hoard
you

place in language,

as

in the

(the neighbor) and the French of its moral value. (yes) is highlysignificant
W and
than average Y

ment represent higher stages of attainwithin the customary
range

come

of

the

experience. The omission of W from French bra language and the place of Y in algesuggest something of the primal value of
additional
now

these

vowels.

Descending
color, we
other
our
are

into the

lower
grays,

octaves

of and

confronted
and

by

browns
are

sombre

neutral

tints which

below

common

register. Though the spectrum reveal them, they are and the rainbow can
color

sub-tints and which

belong to
and
to

those

regions in Nature
The
in
a

Occultists

call elemental. when soil, the detected

hues
human

of

roots, barks
aura,

reveal

observer

the

clairvoyant discriminating of more subjectivethan presence

or objective

super

jective development.

46
Brown

The

Human

Aura

in the aura,

if especially

it be

a

bright
ability,
indeed

golden brown,
if not

indicates

great business

penetration into mundane
most,
for
a

affairs,and

all,of

the

qualifications necessary
or

purely commercial
is

any

secular definitely

career.

Light gray
goes

a

very

innocent

indication and
who
are

well with
as

the occupations of those
hewers

classified

of of

wood

and

drawers

of in

water,
any
or

or

the

mass

unskilled

workers

department of activity.Only murky, ugly
vitiated shades deceitful
and
or

tints

are

indicative

of discordant,

other

abnormal

tendencies. Visible

At and

the

close of
there

Leadbeater's
is
a

"Man beautiful the
in aura

Invisible"

very

picture
of
a an

of the nearest

of representation
can

Arhat

which
We
are

be

reproduced
other

such

ner. man-

not

surprised to find that varying
and

shades

of

brown

inferior

hues

are

dinated suborrepresented there, all in their rightfully relative

positions.Throughout
well color
are

tensely that inrepays

interestingvolume, which
continuous
but
several

perusal,no
pictures
other

is

spoken against,
of
envy,

exhibited

miserliness, and
are across

abnormal bars and

states, which black streaks

shown the

forth
aura. we

by

dark

Though

hav^

undertaken

to

mentiod

48
to

The

Human

Aura

the

obnoxious We
must

eflfect of
not

exterior
our

ments. environon

relax and

efforts

half bewe

of rational dress
do

furniture, though

persistentlyteach
more

vastly
The

psychic states are important than simply physical

that

conditions.
sonable wearing of gems is a beautiful and reaobtain we practice,and in fine stones

the

highest expressions
Though

of
not

imprisoned

light. sun-

jewels
has
to

are

necessities,we
ourselves
are

have

a

perfectrightto honestly avail
Nature

of what

secreted, when

we

dustriou in-

enough
surface
the
we

probe the planeton
find and
ours

whose

we

are

existingto
which
are

appropriate
so
soon as

treasures

just

have

worked diligently

to obtain
are

them. mentioned

In

all venerated

Scriptures jewels

frequentlyaccording to their correspondences, in ancient and religious and therapeuticrites occupied a place of distinguished nence. promigems
Aaron's

breastplate was
every student knows

intended

for

divination,and
into the heart

that to peer
a

of natural well

mysteries requires
body, and, above
with
and

healthy mind,

balanced

all, the purest of intentions, united practice of systematic concentration
A
non

the

tation. medi-

well-developed

aura

is the sine qua

of health and

prosperity.

LECTURE
THE HUMAN
AND AURA

III.
INDICATOR
WITH OF

AS

AN

OF

HEALTH

CHARACTER^
ON
THE AURA

REFLECTIONS

HABITATIONS.

To
aura

the

clairvoyant who
in
a

can

see

the
or

human
in the in the nosis. prog-

distinctly,whether
of it is
of

the

dark

light, the vision important work

very

great

aid

rightful diagnosis and
is

Clairvoyance

susceptible of

tion, cultiva-

though
a

in

some

instances
or

it is unmistakably

natural
case

endowment
we

gift;
means

but

when

such

is the

are

by
be

no

in justified
folded perfectly un-

deciding
There
in

that

it

cannot

more

by judicious exercise.
seems

much world

confusion

of

thought

alent prev-

the their

today

regarding

natural
tery mys-

giftsand
if take

possible cultivation,but the
this for

enveloping
we reason

subject will
our

soon

disappear
pay proper

guide

and

attention music
can
or

to

general human
other
more

experience.
an

Take

any

art

as

example.
than
:

Nothing
that
has cal musibeen

be

much

self-evident
or

genius is inherent
demonstrated
to

inborn
extent

this

such

an

with

such

bril-

49
\
J

50

The

Human

Aura

Hant of
not
rare

examples
made,"
in is

as

Handel, Mozart
the

and
are

others

that ability,
as

saying, "poets
bards
is
a

born,
cians musiBut

in principle to applicable
as

general
that
a

to

in

particular.
have

granting
Paderewski

Sarasate born

born

and violinist,
not

we pianist,

any

in tracingthe difficulty

fact that these
owe on

singularly

gifted instrumentalists performers asficiency
to

their continued

prb-

their

strument respectivein-

could themselves The
our case

not

tion unceasing practice;their execucontinue brilliant unless they kept

constantly in training or
is not

in

trim.

attention whose

different when turn we radically dividual to those peculiarly sensitive infield of action
for

is

in especially

the

psychic realm,
may

though numberless
of "mediumistic"

stances indren chil-

be

cited

whose themselves
come

manifested psychic susceptibilities

quite spontaneously, we
see,

shall

soon

to

if

we

pursue

our

investigations inspiration

at all
are

that extensively,

if the fires of

not

constantly fed
down
never

with

aspirationthey
even

soon

sink
are

and

burn

dimly,

though
encircles
no more

they
The
a

totallyextinguished.
aura

extremely delicate particularly sensitive

which is
woman

person
man or

adapted for the ordinary
called to do

who

is
a

rough

work

in the world

than

The

Human

Aura

51

muslin

dress

is adapted

for

wear

outdoors

in
nounced pro-

stormy
"eed

weather.

Sensitives
their

of

the
uses,

most

type have
in these which

certain

and

they
in the

days the
was

same

sheltered
to

ment environ-

freelygranted
ancient
or

them

palmy days
The
has

of

classic

Paganism.
recent
turies cen-

materialistic almost
consequence

Christianityof
banished of the

seership from
crass

the

earth of its

in

ignorance
life and

professors concerning psychic
with the revived

law,

but

interest, now

nearly

everywhere
the
methods

conspicuous, in psychic phenomena, of reviving the old temple probability
is

To
and

all

encouraging. becoming daily more students of the Mysteries of Egypt
who look below
it is

of Greece

the

mere

surface that

of ritual and

ceremony,

quite evident
a

the
of

aura

of

buildings was
always,

considered
in
to
an

matter

great importance, and
faith has

Christendom extent, where The
in

the

ancient

survived,
churches

especially in those
are

countries

held

sacred. particularly

very

tionable objecplaces,
in

practice,sadly in making
tends
to

vogue

Europe, of
decline

churches

very

largely show
the

emphasize the lamentable pervades
every
one

knowledge which confraternity,for
of the

ecclesiastical
knows
thing some-

who

effect of

turning sanctuaries

into

52

The

Human

Aura

playgrounds

understands

how

detrimental

is

H

the effect of thus
set
even

apart

for

vulgarizingtemples originally of to the exclusion uses spiritual
associations.
There
are

honest

secular
uses,

certain which

secular

consecrated but the

purely educational, for places may profitablybe
for
and

employed,
on

search

valuable
earnest

edge knowlstudents

the part of sincere

bears idle
aura

no

and to gaping curiosity relationship Mohammedans far
more

sightseeing.
of their

preserve

the

mosques

effectually
the
aura

than their

European
churches.

Christians There
or

preserve is
no

of form

sin

in any

of harmless
and

recreation is
no

innocent

amusement,
the
a

there

vice
so

in

but simple levity,

atmosphere place
of
is
soon

is

affected

that by frivolity for
purposes

becomes
and

unfavorable
noble

high given
The

devotion
over

consecration

which

extensivelyto simple
of the have
on
a

amusement

seeking. healing effects
many historians for

temple sleep,for
vouched,
can

which

be

readily accounted
basis

scientific strictly how

directly one
were

considers
sanctuaries

zealously
those The

guarded
wonders

the

in which

of

recuperation were
chambers

performed.
is in which

disagreeable expression, "z sick room,"
accurate, for the

quite

invalids

The

Human

Aura

53

are

usuallyconfined
them
is

are

and

this unwholesomeness

due, in
walls

anything but healthy, acterizes which usuallycharto the large measure,
are

gloomy, depressingthoughts which
within them from their and also the outside. It has

ated gener-

carried
an
a

into
most al-

become

universal

practice to approach
a

"sick

stealthytread, an uncanny and subdued voice. These manner a stiltedly well meant, but they are exbad practicesare tremely mischievous, performing, as they do, bad result, for they not only serve to a twofold further depress an already unduly depressed dulge atmosphere, but they also render all who inin them of influx susceptible to an disease when coming in contact with a sufferer.
The
or

chamber"

with

HEALTH
an

AURA,
when mild "There

whether well it may forth

of

a

person

of

apartment,
in
a

developed, is
even

firm

and,

sense, went

be called
out

aggressive.
him," is
a a

virtue

of
to

very

explicitstatement vigor
means

applied

healer

of unusual

and

tue Virefficiency.

strength, energy, force, proceeding from Vir, the superiormsui, in contradistinction from the merely animal ary emanations proceeding from Homo, the ordin(from virtus)
man.

Virtue,
as

in the

technical

sense,

may

be
aura.

defined

unusual

copiousness of health

54
A

The

Human

Aura

fine suggestion is of the

given

in the

eighth chapter
where
to

Gospel according to Matthew,
that
canst
a

we

are

informed wilt thou

leper
make
me

said

Jesus,
The

"If

thou

clean." be

specialpoint in the narrative
missed that did the
we

would

entirely
fact
the in

fail to
was

note

the

important
of virtue

leper

evidently reached
emanation the healer undertook

first instance the healer

by
to

the

from
turn

before

to was,
as
man an

his attention still is, in

the

leper. Leprosy
the
fact of

and
curable in-

many

places, regarded
a

disease, and
afflicted be healed of
one

thus

expressing his conviction
goes very

that he could

far to illustrate the

feeling
pected unex-

who
contact

come

into palpable though
with he
a

mightier healing force
been

than

any

which

had

taught
Master of
be
a

to

believe

existed. The
aura

of

an

Adept
from

or

diflfers

greatly though
the
same

in

degree

that
may

disciple,
much of

the

aura disciple's

qualityas
is far it

his Master's of

if that

disciple

is far

along the road
aura more

discipleship.
frequently felt tha"
somewhat
see we ally unusu-

An
seen,

because

requires a

high degree of clairvoyance to

what
are

usually quite readily felt. Though to speak of commonly accustomed
is

our

five

56
ceed

The

Human

Aura

remarkably well where
with what looks whose Scientists,
to
an

the other like dismal method

or

others failure.

will meet

Christian

of

ment treat-

rigidlyconforms
serve

established

rule,
it

to

illustrate this fact

and significantly,

is indeed standard

acknowledged
text

in sufficiently
and

their

book, "Science

Health, with
the

Key
Rev.
a

to

the

Scriptures,"in which
Baker G. be reached
or

author.
that

Mary

Eddy, distinctly says
in the
career

stage may

of is

a

healer

where the

only his
for

her

presence

required,
nials de-

time
or

all stated

formulas, whether
outlived.
a

affirmations, having been
the
aura

Though
some

of

considerable

buildingis importance, we
a

matter must
tion consecra-

of
not

forget that the building receives
from
some

its

human

beings who

have
some

either

simply inhabited
beautiful rite of

it

or

performed
within

special
The

dedicatory ceremonies
science, so
It is easy
is the custom

its walls. is founded

consecration
of

in

dedicatingchildren.
cry

enough
but if

for

agnostics to
the

stition," "superstructure, super;

superstition only
we

means

trace

origin of the word
three
dred hun-

and

so

it

was

evidentlyunderstood
when the authorized
was

years

ago,

version

of

the

New

Testament I. of

made

in the

reign of chap-

James

England.

In the seventeenth

The

Human

Aura

57

ter

of the

Acts
"too

of

the

Apostles

we

encounter
lated, trans-

the

phrase

otherwise superstitious,"

"inordinately religious," both clearly showing
original must
which
have

sions expres-

that

the

writer
to

of
a

the

made

reference

topunder

the foundation heavy intellectual edifice,
was

insufficient to

sustain

so

large

a

pile.
In the
are same

book Peter's that

of the

New

Testament and
of

we

told of

"shadow,"

the

hope
if

entertained
It

sick people might
we

be

cured

rested

upon and

them, and
aprons

read had

also of handkerchiefs
been

which

used

and

worn

by certain other apostlesbeing employed,
not

and may

without

success,

in the

work

of what
ment. treat-

be

justly termed
The
not

psychomagnetic
an

prevalent beliefs of
may

tific unscienwith
common

multitude dicta of

always

agree

the

university graduates, but the
their beliefs
very
on

people usually base
without with beliefs stand the
any in any

their

periences exnection conrent cur-

reasoning

deeply in
their will

proposition, and neighborhood
fair share of theories

usually
legians, colrank

test

of

a

quite crucial
interest
to the

investigation. Elaborate
but

they

are

of little value among

and
counts

file of for
more

humanity
than

whom

feeling}

doctrine.

58
We
more

The

Human

Aura

often

hear

it remarked
men,

that

women

are spects re-

intuitive than their

therefore
more

in

some

judgment

is

reliable.
a

If this

statement

is true, it is due
causes.

to

combination

of

distinct
of

cacy First, the greater general delifemale the

the

organism
more

over

that

of the

male;
the

Second,

secluded

life which with the

average
man. we are

woman

lives compared "first

average

Those hear
too

impressions" about
in all
cases

which

often
not

much,

where
to to

they

superficiallybased
are

be
tact con-

worthy
with
one

of

deep consideration,
some

due

one's

aura

on

the part of
a

some

sensitive

enough

to

experience

result

casioned oc-

by the
The

contact.

health
in

aura

should of
in
a

veloped always be well de-

ministers
take

religions, especially
the

those

who

part
have The

performance
well

of
as

ceremonies

which

physical as

psychical side.
by the
best

healthy views
the

entertained
were

type of pre-Christian pagans
more

readily accepted by
therefore the
less

and intelligent,

fanatical,among
Church. the

the
This

leaders
is

in

earliest Christian in

clearly
call
in

indicated

beautiful, highly practical
in which
we

epistleof James,
upon

are

told to

elders of

of

the
;

religious congregation
was

time

sickness

for it

the

general

prac-

The

Human

Aura

$g

tice of these
of oil
as

mony good people to perform the cereanointing the body with consecrated
as

well

offeringprayers
There
are

for the recovery
at

of the afflicted.

clergymen
Church of of service

work

today
for

in the
to

Established the

England
unction
will

seeking
the

re-establish
we

sick, and
in

sincerelyhope they
even
more

be successful
an

doing

than

reviving
to

ancient

been

practicewhich ought never permitted to fall into disuse.
for in in those

havei

It will be

necessary

themselves
succeed

good clergymen to keep excellent health if they are to good work righteously taking active
consecrate

demonstrating
are

the

in terest, in-

which

they
for

if

they
the

and

apply the
their

chrism, they will certainly communicate
aura

both

to

element
to the

consecrative
anoint

act

and

they vitalize by the whom patients they
have

with

the it.

oil

they

vitalized

by

breathing into
The

hideous
and

facts

relating to

infectious which
and
must

maladies been
most

contagious diseases

have culated cir"ow

accumulated industriously during the past many years

be

offset

by

new

discoveries

and

tions demonstraand
tagious con-

in the

field of infectious The

health

virtue.

purblind atheist scientists

who

the injection of disvivisection, practise

6o

The

Human

Aura

iniquities lymph and other abominable gtisting in the vain hope of annihilating disease by propagating later,through the it,must, sooner or
terrible results be of their the
error

infamous

malpractice,
The

brought
be

to

see

of their ways.
is

divine
and
can

science

of

health

perfectlynatural,
of
age aver-

comprehended

by children
are

and
of

but intellects intelligence, bodies corrupted by constant order

beclouded

perversions
commissioners

by instigated
hear

so-called

of health. We often and successful that

complaints made
who of
are

among

itualists Spirin the

others

interested

production

psychic phenomena
obtain
we

it is very

difficult to

satisfactory
shut
our mon quite comare

and proofs of clairvoyance,
eyes
to

cannot

the

ugly

fact that

illness is who

among be in

sensitive

persons

said to

with unusually close communion spheres. This sad state of affairs can

spiritual
be
are

edied rem-

whenever
to

and

wherever

people
to
to

ing will-

addi^ess seriously
aura,

themselves and

the task

of

purifying their
work
to

accomplish this
first of all,

much-needed
to

it is necessary,

attend

those

questions intenselypractical
and

of

breathing,exercise, raiment

diet,which

many

people steadily presumably highlygifted

ignore*

The

Human

Aura

6l

Because
one
a

there

are

two

sides

to

these

tions, ques-

esoteric and

the other

exoteric,quite

number largie
have

of modern drifted into

students false

problems
and
and

psychic garding positionsreminds

of

the bodies.

relations

existing between
are

Thoughts
acts

the parents of words

actions; all
as some

and

speech
facts

can

be

justly

regarded
we

expression of thought, but
the of interaction Mind

must

not

overlook

and

retroaction.
reacts
on

body

mind.

produces body, but ternal Thoughts antecjate exoriginators; thus
it

conditions,but these, their physical ultimates, re-suggest
comes

their
every
our

to

pass

that

truly noble
aura,

thought
and
our

favorably affects
health those
aura,

health well

when

developed,
to

inclines
w"e

who
so

feel its power
as

think

as

have

thought
The the

to

produce it likewise.
aura

psychic

is within

the

physicalas
the
meates per-

psychicalor but the physical,
a

astral
aura

body

is also within
as

encircles
;

well

as

human

body

therefoi^e it can,
and

when

copious sufficiently
in the be quality, felt at

in extent

penetrative
from
ing feel-

quitea long

distance
or

body
at
a

of its generator. distance

Telepathy,
the

of indefinite
to

extent, still presents
average

many

mysteries

student,

and

by

reason

of the essential

complexityof

62

The

Human

Aura

telepathic phenomena,
to

it may

never

be

possible

offer

a

solitarysatisfactory explanation of

from knowledge is transmitted point to point. Wireless telegraphy has already thrown some degree or light on an obscure problem, but there
set
are

how

other factors

than and
to

waves

of ether of
count ac-

in motion

by

desire need

concentration be taken of into

determination before
can
a

which

complete solution

telepathy

be The

given.
aura one

of of

a

is powerful telepathist
most

tainly cer-

the

influential

agents
and of

in

accomplishing thought transference healing. In the first case, that transferring thought
potency of the
the
aura

tant dis-

simply
or

forms,

the

quantity

of the transmitter
we are

is almost

only

factor

with which
second

cerned, greatly con-

but is to be

in the

case,
aura

where

healing
that

performed, quality of
to

is the greatest all know

point
we
can

be

considered.

We

send

messages means,
must

by certain
but

telegraphic
which

and

telephonic
messages
must

the

effects

those
are

produce wherever
the

they
the

received

pertain to

qualityof
are

force

transmitted.
are

People who
in

constantly
their auric

hurried

rarely successful
because

an)rthingthey
when

undertake,

they expend

force in foolish excitability, and

they do

64

The

Human

Aura

feel, or streams appreciate enjoy the outflowing
of

affection

from
a

the

devoted

parent

if

rounded sur-

by
aura.

thick

belt of
account

thoroughly
for
very

selfish much

This

fact may the

on ingratitude

side of that

beneficiaries whose
do
or

condition therefore

is such
cannot

they respond to
and

not

feel, and

appreciatethe
which
are

kindly thoughts
directed
to

good

wishes has

them.

Leadbeater

aptly

resented repas

the incarcerated

thoroughly
in
a

selfish individual

veritable
as

prison house
in
a

of

muricy
bars. These

aura,

enclosed,

cage,

behind

reflections upon

the aura,
to

when

intel-^

ligentlydigested, sufiice
and and which
content elation,

explain despondency
discontent, success
situations

and

failure in all conceivable

in

people
mental

may

find

themselves

placed.

vigorously affirm and proclaim as an indisputabledoctrine is lucidly tually interpreted by students of Occultism, who acscientists
see as

What

well

as

feel the

aura

which

rounds sur-

people whose
until
one aura

fickleness is unaccountable
its
source. cause are

traces

^^.y Lack

of
to

is the chief
we
an

of

sition predispotected unprovironment en-

disease, for if
the
we

simply
to

in

midst
are

of

unwholesome

extremely liable

succumb.

The

Human

Aura

65
belt
the

^^^

Every
Heavens
are

one

travels

in his
or
a

auric

as

earth

in its

atmosphere
and hells and

turtle in its shell.
ditions intermediary con-

all
aura,

basis

of

regulated by this knowledge
the various

and

it is

on

the
can

alone

that

we

reconcile so-called described

views conflicting
is very very

of

the

"future

life" which

vaguely

by

some

but clairvoyants

ically graphand
was,

by others.
author, Emma

The

eminent

lecturer

Hardinge

Britten, who
her

during
career,
a

a

considerable

portion of
used

public
scribe, to de-

distinguished seeress,
some

often

during
the visions

of her
seen

discourses, thrilling
of "dwellers
on

she

had

the ings be-

threshold," meaning those unhappy human
who bodies
iare

forced

to

surrender disease

their mortal
or

unwillinglythrough
of carelessness
or

fects the ef-

and dissipation,
an

who
it

are pletely com-

encircled

with

so

dense

aura

that

obscures in
.

all

spiritual landscapes.
in
a

Blind

a

world

of color, deaf the midst of

world of

of

sound,

lonely in
these

multitudes
ones

ions, compan-

shut-in psychically
is all around

know

ing nothare joying en-

of what

them

; others
are

scenery

of which

they
in

in

no

degree

cognizant,

and

basking
these very The

friendshipto

which

delights of imprisoned ones are
real self-made

the

total strangers.

hells

66

The

Human

Aura

rigid test of the closest scientific examination, though the fables of theology may be readilydiscounted in this distinctly scientific age. Marie Corelli,
in "The Soul

revealed

by clairvoyance stand

the

of Lilith," has
a

clearlywhat
shows
a

that

an

pointed out very "hell" actuallyis, where she sensitive serving as entranced
as

lucide cannot

find the hells in space,

Swed-

have described enborg and other gifted seers them, but they can be truthfully portrayed as

dark

belts

surrounding only
aura one

those

who

ate gener-

the
v^

murky
is but

which way

produces them.
real
success

\'
'

There

to achieve

and

genuine happiness,and
undertake

that is to deliberately and self-discipline

the task of
one's

build around
While it is

self

an

impermeable
that
are
"

aura.

true perfectly true

like

attracts
our

it is also like,"

that

we we

attracted to

therefore do opposites, associations
of

often find the
grow
out

est sweet-

affection

of

a

blending
harmonies where and

of

But

diametrically opposite temperaments. like these charming unic^is are
in every
contract

in music, and
and

field of art and blend

sounds into and

colors

melt

glorioussymphonies.
and

Love

hate, courage
such

fear,can
are

never

blend, because
which which

emotions

tories contradic-

destroy each
melt into

other, not

polar opposites

perfect unity.

The

Human

Aura

67
of attraction

There

is

another
is far

aspect of the law
too

which that toward is the the
A

seldom which the

recognized, and
the sinner
to

attraction saint
very and

feels the
on

sick

person

healthy.
such needed
are

little intelligent reflection

purely
to

natural

elucidate
to

phenomena is all that is so simple a problem. We
we can

attracted

whatever

admire
reason

and from
man

wish the
or

to

share, consequently we
attraction that and of of the
to
a

invalid's
woman

very
one

robust

weak

is

simply seeking
the
terial ma-

strength
health
aura

that feeling instinctively
a

strong
to
aura.

friend
construct

furnishes
or

out

which

fortifya
is
municated com-

weak

or

shattered and

Moral in

health

induced

preciselythe
knows

same thing some-

way.

The

true

phychic
and

healer

of the wealth and of abundant there the

force

of his auric radiations, them

sends deliberately very

forth, giving
of his
;

surplus

or

overflow
no

There vitality.

is

stint in nature of all commodities,

is
and

always
so

an

oversupply
human
grow
to

it is with
way

energy.

The
energy

sure

stronger
never

is to

use

freely and
who
are
are

gladly, but
afraid of

strain-

fully;those by
more

losing strength they
than
waste

exertion force

always feeble, and
and

by worry

anxiety

they

68

The

Human

Aura

use

in

all their one's

legitimate employments.
aura

To

conserve

it rightfully

is necessary
tion atten-

to

practise concentration
and action successful individual

of

thought;
does

rigorously and

regularly.

A

truly
at

everything
he does his auric be

thoroughlyand
all,but
so

enjoys doing whatever

wide-reaching may
he
can

that dispersions
even

and practisetelepathy,

distant
in is
are

while healing, quite successfully

engaged
Aura

ordinary

secular

activities. of

dissipated by taking notice
no

things
true

which

part of one's business.
so

The

philanthropist activelydoes
the

much
very

good
often
amount

in his

world, by what
is worth
or
we

he far

is, that
more

presence

than

any

of

spoken
The
more

written

exhortation

could

be.

study the simple law
we

of Echo
on

the

more

readily

shall

understand

all
to

planes nature's
our

necessitated Let
us

responsiveness
open

outsendings.
resounding

in the

country,

amid

rocks sacred
PERFECT

and

reverberating
words:
WITH
is

hills,pronounce
"I
LOVE YOU

the I
AM IN

talismanic
HARMONY

;

frou/^ and, because
the
we
same

universal
must
our

law

what
us

it

words
out

re-echo

to

that

have
The

sent

into the

surroundings.
of Wisdom others

on disciple

Path

need
feel to-

never

pause

to

question how

The
Q

Human

Aura

69

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him;
he feels

his

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is

clearly
and

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determine
to

toward
he

others,

according
and his

feeling
will

generates,
the condition that will

entertains
of be his from in
secret

sends

be

own

aura,

according
of

to

safety

in

the

perils,
and his

his

immunity
certain
success

liability
all of

to

disease,

life's the

undertakings. Kingdom
of

This

is

the

open

Heaven,

now,

here

and

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