Auras: The Anatomy of the Aura (A Start Here Guide for Beginners)

Auras: The Anatomy of the Aura (A Start Here Guide for Beginners)

by Eliza Swann

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Overview

If you want to explore the energy and beauty of auras, simply start here!

Auras: The Anatomy of the Aura is a modern illustrated guide to the ancient practice of aura reading. The latest title in The Start Here Guide Series, this is the perfect book to introduce readers to the power and beauty of auras. These layered veils of energy surround all physical things and reflect the state of their internal energy flow. Author and teacher Eliza Swann demystifies the world of auras and brings an ancient tradition into the modern era, teaching readers:

- What an “aura” is from both mystical and scientific perspectives
- Techniques for learning to perceive auras
- The history of the concept of auras
- An in-depth explanation of the layers of the human aura
- An extensive glossary of terminology relating to the human aura
- How to heal the human aura

Black and white illustrations throughout the book help readers visualize the techniques as they read. Packed with information yet always fun and accessible, Auras is the ultimate beginners guide!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781250257734
Publisher: St. Martin's Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/14/2020
Series: A Start Here Guide for Beginners
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 398,279
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

ELIZA SWANN is an interdisciplinary artist, intuitive, writer, educator, and community organizer based in Los Angeles and New York. Eliza has trained in hypnotherapy at the Isis Centre in England, Hindu cosmology and yoga with Dr. Vagish Shastri in Benares, India, and Tarot and Western Magical Practice with the Builders of the Adytum Western Mystery School. She has written articles for BOMB, Perfect Wave, Arthur Magazine and Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles. She is the founder of The Golden Dome School, a modern day Mystery School that studies intersections of art, metaphysics, and ecology.

Table of Contents

Introduction xi

1 How to Use this Book 1

Honor Your Own Cosmology and Sacred Synesthesia 2

2 Everything is Energy 5

From Energy to Matter and Back Again 5

What Is an Aura? 7

3 Aura Vocabulary 10

4 The Anatomy of the Chakras 21

The Story of the Chakras 21

Muladhara Chakra 22

Svadhisthana Chakra 24

Manipura Chakra 26

Anahata Chakra 28

Vishuddha Chakra 29

Ajna Chakra 31

Sahasrara Chakra 33

5 The Anatomy of the Aura 36

The Story of the Aura 36

The Physical Body 38

The Etheric Double 41

The Emotional Body 43

The Mental Body 47

The Astral Body 52

The Etheric Blueprint 57

The Celestial Body 61

The Causal Body 65

Putting the Pieces Together 67

Pop Quiz! Fill in the Energy Body Map 70

6 Tool Kit for Aura Explorers 72

Ground Your Electricity 74

Speak to the Spirits of the Land 76

Create a Sacred Space 78

Say a Protective Prayer 79

Protective Rose Visualization 79

Call In Support: Guides, Guardians, and Protecting Spirits 80

Meditation to Connect to a Guide 82

7 Ethics for Aura Readers 84

Be Mindful of Your Language 84

Set a Clear Intention 85

Receive Verbal Consent 86

8 Closing a Reading and Disentanglement 88

Closing 88

Disentanglement 89

9 Aura-Reading Exercises 91

Partner Exercise: To Feel Energy 92

Partner Exercise: Camera Click Aura Reading 93

Partner Exercise: Eye Scry Aura Reading 94

Partner Exercise: Beaming, the Foundation tor Telepathy 98

Partner Exercise: Dermo-Optical Aura Reading 100

Solitary Exercise: Dermo-Optical Poetry with Rocks 103

Solitary Exercise: Reading the Aura of an Object 104

Solitary Exercise: Mirror Aura Reading 106

Solitary Exercise: Chakra Reading 108

Solitary Exercise: Read the Aura of a Place 112

Solitary Exercise: Read the Aura of a Plant 114

Solitary Exercise: Read the Aura of the Moon 117

10 What Does it all Mean? Interpreting the Aura 120

Moving Through the Mystery 121

Intuitive Accuracy Checklist 123

11 A Rainbow of Possibilities: Colors, Frequencies, Shapes, and Common Appearances in the Aura 125

The Aura Reader's Checklist 126

Colors 127

Shapes and Common Appearances 131

Sounding the Aura 134

Feeling the Aura 136

Tasting and Smelling the Aura 137

Knowing the Aura 138

12 Energy Healing and Clearing 140

Healing with Color 140

Solitary Exercise: Color Breathing 144

Partner Exercise: Projecting Color Through the Hands 145

Hands-on Healing 147

Partner Exercise: Energy Sweeping 147

Partner Exercise: Sending Energy Through the Feet 149

Solitary Exercise: Aura-Clearing Meditation 151

Build Your Aura-Clearing Tool Kit 157

Scrubs, Washes, and Sprays 160

Experiments in Vibration 164

Changing the Aura at Will 166

13 Common Questions 168

14 Now What? 176

Acknowledgments 179

Resources 181

Bibliography 183

Index 187

About the Author 195

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