Knowledge of subtle energy associated with all objects existed in all ancient civilizations. A predominantly strong flow of this subtle energy was noticed In living being. Since this strong energy flow was associated with living beings, till the time they were alive, it was deciphered that this subtle energy flow was the reason for life in a physical body. The association of a soul energy that travels from one physical body to another was also a predominant knowledge of the ancient civilizations. According to the ancient wisdoms, the moment the soul was associated with a physical body, the subtle energy flow started and the physical body had life till the flow persisted. Death was associated with the soul relinquishing the body and the intimidate cessation of the subtle energy flow.
Prana, Mana, Ki, Chi, ether and Spirit as some of the names given to this energy filed, aslo called 'Life Force Energy' today. Various Ancient systems that propogated this concept of soul existnse . enregy there predominant flow prevalent all objects was in living beings was called in supporting life was observed and understood by ancient civilizations and documented as
- Prana, 'Prana- Naadi' and Chkara in the Indian Vedic texts
- 'Meridians' and acupressure/acupuncture points in the ancient China.
- Mana in Ancient Mayan
- Tree of life in Kabbalah
- Ether or Spirit in the European Civilisations
- Native American Indians believed that the body is contained in a soul