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Astral Spirits

Astral Spirits, spirits believed, in mediaeval times, to people the heavenly bodies. They were variously conceived as fallen angels, as the souls of dead men, or as spirits originating in fire, and hovering between heaven and earth or earth and hell. The term astral spirit is used by Theosophists to denote the principle of life.