Each day 400,000 bodies are born while 160,000 bodies are burned or buried.
Akasha is a Sanskrit word for space, sky, or ether. It derives from the root kas, meaning “to be.” Science confirms that, on an atomic level, the human body is essentially akashic, being 99.9999999% empty space. We’re like solar systems interacting with each other.
In one of his epistles to the little church at Corinth, St. Paul compared the human body to a tent we inhabit for a while. Less gently, he could have said, “We’re homeless.”
It’s estimated that the material cost of a standard-issue human body is $160.
There are roughly 30 trillion cells in the human body. In my case, people call this vast constellation “Keith.” (Talk about ontic obscuration!) So how is this cosmic swirl governed? What holds it together? Gurdjieff used the term “essence.” A hundred years later people speak of consciousness. To watch a scientist’s eyes glaze over, say “consciousness.”