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A term used by Soviet parapsychologists indicating a theoretical energy field counterpart of the human body, involved in the ESP (extrasensory perception) and Psychokinesis (PK) phenomena. The concept has some affinity to the astral body concept held by the Theosophists. A.G.H.


Shepard, Leslie A., ed., Encyclopedia of Occultism and Parapsychology, 3rd ed, Detroit: Gale Research, Inc., 1991, p. 184