Definitions

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  • adj. Not governed by physical laws

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not subject to physical laws or methods.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not subject to physical laws or methods.

Etymologies

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extra- +‎ physical

Examples

  • More effective, learning how to actively communicate with extraphysical consciousnesses — especially “ancestors,” other human beings that are no longer physically alive — can bring one feelings of security.

    On Masochism

  • While the mainstream scientific community tends to assume a strictly materialist perspective and to regard spiritualist matters as beyond its scope, where testable, hypotheses concerning extraphysical phenomena should be regarded as being as much the realm of science and systematic empirical inquiry in general as any other observable phenomenon.

    On Masochism

  • Many parapsychologists that study extraphysical phenomena scientifically are a good example of this — but unfortunately they are not well respected by either scientific or religious groups.

    On Miracles

  • So at this point, no matter what good or bad experiences happen (to you) – physical sickness, mental suffering, good or bad dreams, advanced awareness, extraphysical powers, bliss, clarity, nonconceptuality, and so forth – do not get attached or cling (to them).

    Mahamudra Eliminating the Darkness of Unawareness ��� Part Two: A Stilled and Settled State of Shamatha

  • Depending on which is in a greater proportion, many things will occur: the boon experience of heightened vision, the boon experience of heightened hearing, advanced awareness, and even extraphysical powers.

    Mahamudra Eliminating the Darkness of Unawareness ��� Part Two: A Stilled and Settled State of Shamatha

  • Contests of psychic and extraphysical powers, both in India and Tibet, likewise ended in conversion.

    Religious Conversion in Shambhala

  • Further, Padmasambhava and several later Tibetan masters have used their superior extraphysical powers to overwhelm and “tame” harmful spirits, such as Nechung.

    Religious Conversion in Shambhala

  • The one with great force with his extraphysical powerful legs;

    A Concert of Names of Manjushri

  • It suggests that people may have some latent “extraphysical” faculty for visual perception, which is what we would expect if they survived death.

    Experiencing the Next World Now

  • The extrasensory and extraphysical powers are all gained as a byproduct of the absorbed, single-pointed concentration of shamatha – zhinay in Tibetan – a stilled and settle state of mind.

    Extraphysical and Extrasensory Powers

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