Akashic Records. Akasha is a Sanskrit word
meaning "sky", "space" or "aether") akasha are
said to be a collection of mystical knowledge
that is stored in the aether; i.e. on a
non-physical plane of existence.
The concept is common in some New Age religious
groups. The Akashic Records are said to have
existed since the beginning of Creation. Just
as we have various specialty libraries (e.g.,
medical, law), there are said to exist various
Akashic Records (e.g., human, animal, plant,
Most writings and teachingsrefer to the Akashic
Records in the area of human experience.
Memories of all experiences since the beginning
of time are believed by some mystical doctrines
to be stored permanently in a spiritual
Some who believe in the Akashic Records
claim that they were used by ancient peoples
and cultures around the planet, including the
Indians, Moors, Tibetans, Cretians, Egyptians,
Persians, Chaldeans, Greeks, Chinese, Hebrews,
Christians, Druids, and Mayans among others
The belief is that the ancient Indian sages of
the Himalayas knew that each soul recorded
every moment of its existence in a divine
"book", and that if one attuned oneself
properly then one could read or view the pages
of that book.
Nostradamus claimed to have gained access to
the Akasha, using methods derived from the
Greek oracles.Other individuals who claim to
have consciously used the Akashic Records
include: Charles Webster Leadbeater,Annie
Besant, Alice Bailey,Samael Aun Weor,William
Lilly,Manly P. Hall ,Lilian Treemont, Dion
Fortune,George Hunt Williamson, Rudolf
Steiner,Max Heindel, Edgar Cayce
A Chinese gentleman named Sujujin was reported
to need only the first name of anyone to access
the Akasha and describe their life history.
Another Chinese seer, named Tajao, explored a
variety of topics in the Records which span
over two thousand years.
Some indicate that the akashic records are
similar to a Cosmic or collective
consciousness. The records have been referred
to by different names including the Cosmic
Mind, the Universal Mind, the collective
unconscious, or the collective subconscious.
Others believe that the akashic records make
clairvoyance and psychic perception possible.