The Earth receives various emanations from the sun and sends back to the sun its opposite force.
He made researches on volcanic phenomena, especially on the gaseous emanations.
He usually has a wife and children, not in all cases born, but rather they are emanations.
The astral emanations from the sacrificial corpse provide the ectoplasmic means for visible manifestation.
In the above acceptation of the term, the Neoplatonic doctrine of emanations from the supra-essential One, the fanciful emanation-doctrine of some of the Gnostics (the aeons of the Valentinian system might be mentioned), and the elaborate esoteric system of the Kabbalah, to which the two former in all probability largely contributed, are generally included under the head of theosophy.