Origin of astral
Examples from the Web for astral
Astraea is the starry Lady of the Scales, a sort of karmic, astral Venus who weighs one's deeds.
It gave me great pleasure to expose one of them in The Astral.
The Astral captures the cozy pleasures and messy troubles inherent in contemporary social networks.
The Astral is set in north Brooklyn, where Christensen, 48, lived for almost 20 years (she moved to New Hampshire two years ago).
LIBRA A lineup of planets in your opposite sign activates your astral zone of “others.”
In the astral atmospheres of the spiritual man, there are no clouds, and fear is unknown.The Best Psychic Stories|Various
The words are addressed to one who is sensing on the astral, plane.Clairvoyance and Occult Powers|Swami Panchadasi
To astral vision ether is a visible thing, and is seen permeating all substances and encircling every particle.Occult Chemistry|Annie Besant and Charles W. Leadbeater
He sees not only the inside as well as the outside of every object, but also its astral counterpart.Clairvoyance|Charles Webster Leadbeater
His theory of the origin of the metals is astral rather than phallic.Bygone Beliefs|H. Stanley Redgrove
British Dictionary definitions for astral
Word Origin for astral
Word Origin and History for astral
"pertaining to the stars," c.1600, from Late Latin astralis, from Latin astrum "star," from Greek astron (see astro-). Meaning "pertaining to supersensible substances" is from 1690s, popularized late 19c. in Theosophy.