a unit of time, say one year on the gross plane, — may mean one minute on the mental plane. And one minute on the gross plane, to the one on the mental plane, may look like one year. The experiences of Narada and the Jew in the time of Piran-e-Pir* of Baghdad, are proof positive of the Archangelic experience imparted to these personages on the gross plane. This explains the apparent illusion in years of time, which they experienced in the short span of a minute on the gross plane.
We all know that a human body consists of the gross, the subtle, mental and spiritual bodies. The latter is also called the Soul which is everywhere.
There are four main division or states of life after Death: ―
(3) Immediate birth or Incarnation
(4) Heaven or Hell
We shall now try to explain the above states of a disembodied soul.
(1) In the case of an advanced person, the subtle body, after leaving the gross, goes upwards above the lunar sphere.
*The Awakener Magazine hardcopy has "Pirane-pir". This is incorrect-JK webmaster.