- Study in Consciousness
Study in Consciousness is a book by
Annie Besantthat was written in ca. 1907.
Besant intended this book to be a contribution to the science of
She writes that the seed of consciousness is the tri-atomic Atma-
Buddhi- Manas, the Jivatma.
The Super-consciousness includes the whole of the
consciousnessabove the waking-consciousness, like dreams, visions, inspirations, etc. To bring the super-consciousness into manifestation on the physical plane, Besant proposes (in the early stages) to render the brain and sense-organs unresponsive to physical impacts and to induce Trance. This can be done by using the methods of Yogis. But she also says that there is a difference between the super-physical conditions of consciousness in the hypnotised subject and in the Yogi.
* [http://www.anandgholap.net/Study_In_Consciousness-AB.htm Online text]
* [http://www.goddard.edu/masterarts_consciousness/ Goddard College's concentration in Consciousness Studies in Individualized MA Program] ]
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