Hypostases (planes) and dimensions of Being

Absolute
The Lurianic "world of points"
the atmistic supramental
(inconscient)
Aurobindo's "third supramental poise"
(producing duality)
Aurobindo's "second supramental poise"
(producing polarity)
Aurobindo's "first supramental poise"
(Transcenden)
Noetic/Divine
noetic
"elemental essence"
(involutionary)
  gods or archetypes
 gods or archetypes
 Cosmic Divine Consciousness: 
the Shuddha tattwas
Manifesting Godhead
Shiva tattwa
Noeric/Ideational
ideational "elemental essence"
(involutionary)
individual idea-forms
(thought-forms)
collective idea-forms - archetypes that move hstory
cosmic archetypes
ideational gods
 
Psychic
psychic "elemental essence"
(involutionary)
the spirit body and the "astral plane"
psychic or occult worlds
the large psychic - the "collective unconscious"
psychic or occult worlds
cosmic archetypes
psychic gods
 
Physical
the physical universe as a vast machine;
Newtonian
physics, Laplacian determinism
the
physical universe as consisting of holistic entities
the physical universe as a network of interrelated energies;
paradoxes of quantum physics, etc
the Cosmic physical - consciousness of the physical universe as a whole
(anima mundi)
Atomistic
Individual
Transpersonal
Cosmic
Absolute

 
 
 
 Substance-Being page (Physical to Noetic)
Dimension of Being page (Atomistic to Universal)

 
 

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page history

page uploaded 27 May 1998
modified 15 July
revised again 10 November
modified & renamed on 20 December 1999