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F Vedic gamic Cosmology

CHAKRAS

The Inner and Outer Universe


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3 BODIES (ARRA)

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3 WORLDS
THIRD WORLD

14
14 PLANES (LOKA)
7. SATYALOKA, plane of

Paraiva (atattva, beyond existence)

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5 SHEATHS (KOA)

5 SPHERES (KAL)
5. NTYATTAKAL

36 ^ 36 EVOLUTES (TATTVA)
UDDHA MY: PURE SPIRITUAL ENERGY

SAHASRRA

ivaloka, plane of God and the Gods, also called Kraaloka, the causal plane

reality, also called Brahmaloka, region of sahasrra chakra 6. TAPOLOKA, plane of austerity, j chakra 5. JANALOKA, creative plane,viuddha chakra
HIGHER ASTRAL PLANE MID-ASTRAL

ivnanda, superconsciousness expanded into endless inner space.


4. NTIKAL

1) iva tattva: Parakti-nda, Satchidnanda, pure consciousness 2) akti tattva: Paramevara-bindu, Personal God 3) Sadiva tattva: power of revealment 4) vra tattva: power of concealment 5) uddhavidy tattva: dharma, pure knowing, the powers of dissolution, preservation and creationRudra, Vishu and Brahm
UDDHUDDHA MY SPIRITUAL/MAGNETIC ENERGY SOUL BODY

vivagrsa: final merger of the golden nandamaya koa (svaraarra) in Paramevara

J VIUDDHA

kraa chitta, superconscious forms made of inner sounds and colors


LIBERATED SOULS BOUND SOULS

KRAA ARRA, causal body or NANDAMAYA KOA, sheath of

blissthe body of the soul, also called the actinic causal body
VIJNAMAYA KOA

SECOND WORLD Antarloka, the subtle, or astral, plane

4. MAHARLOKA plane of greatness, also called Devaloka, angelic world, anhata chakra

3. VIDYKAL

REFINED ASTRAL BODY

anukraa chitta, subsuperconscious awareness of forms in their totality in progressive states of manifestation subsuperconscious cognition of the interrelated forces of the spiritual and magnetic energies

6) my tattva: mirific energy 7) kla tattva: time 8) niyati tattva: karma 9) kal tattva: creativity, aptitude 10) va: knowledge 11) rga tattva: attachment, desire 12) purusha tattva: shrouded soul

vidy tatt-

SKSHMA ARRA

the sheath of cognition, the mental or actinodic causal sheath

DEVALOKA SVARLOKA

ANHATA MAIPRA

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sasra

3. SVARLOKA, celestial plane, maipra chakra

2. PRATISHHKAL

buddhi chitta and manas chitta, realm of intellect and instinct

AUDDHA MY: MAGNETIC/GROSS ENERGY

2. BHUVARLOKA, plane of atmosphere, svdhishhna chakra PITILOKA, world of ancestors PRETALOKA, world of the

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prakiti tattva: primal nature antakaraa: mental faculties jnendriyas: organs of perception karmendriyas: organs of action tanmtras: elements of perception ka tattva (ether), vyu tattva (air),

the subtle body, also called the astral body

MANOMAYA KOA

GROSS ASTRAL BODY

the intellectual (odic-causal) and instinctive (odic-astral) sheath

FIRST WORLD

Bhloka

Antarlokas netherworld: NARAKA

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PITILOKA PRETALOKA NARAKALOKA

SVDHISHHNA

LOWER ASTRAL SUB-ASTRAL

departed, of earth-bound souls. The astral duplicate of Bhloka.

1. NIVITTIKAL: jgrat chitta, saskra chitta and vsan chittathe conscious, subconscious and subsubconscious mind, the interrelated magnetic forces between people, people and their possessions

PRAMAYA KOA

the sheath of vitality which enlivens the physical body

MLDHRA

1. BHLOKA, earth plane,

mldhra chakra

36) pithiv tattva: earth

STHLA ARRA, gross body, or ANNAMAYA KOA, food-made sheath

the physical body or odic body

NARAKALOKA (7 hellish planes of lower consciousness):

-1) Put (atala chakra), -2) Avchi (vitala chakra), -3) Sahta (sutala chakra), -4) Tmisra (taltala chakra), -5) ijsha (rastala chakra), -6) Kumala (mahtala chakra), -7) Kkola (ptla chakra)