Definitions for "TRANSFIGURATION"
Celebration of the transfiguration of Christ. The last Sunday in the season of Epiphany.
A word that essentially means "to change form" or "to change appearance," and refers to the episode recorded in the synoptic gospels in which Jesus' clothes and/or face changed appearance in front of three of his disciples while they were alone on a mountain.
An initiation on the path of the ascension that takes place when the initiate has attained a certain balance and expansion of the threefold flame. Jesus' transfiguration is described in Matthew 17:1-8.
Emergence from a spirit form into whole or partial, visible and recognizable form by enshrouding the ectoplasm produced by a physical medium.
A physical medium may transfigure his/her facial features involuntarily. The transfiguration is achieved by the build- up of ectoplasm over the mediums face. Spirits will mould their own features over the mediumâ€(tm)s face for recognition. Edward, who is generally clean shaven, once experienced the build- up of a moustache and could physically feel the “hairs” growing through his skin, while transfiguring the facial features of an 11th Century Scribe (Writer) from Normandy.
metamorphic power of the medium to assume bodily characteristics ofdeceased people for their representation. See TRANSFIGURATION.
The Transfiguration is considered the last painting by the Italian High Renaissance master Raphael. It was left unfinished by Raphael, and is believed to have been completed by his pupil, Giulio Romano, shortly after Raphael's death in 1520. The picture is now housed in the Pinacoteca Vaticana of the Vatican Museum in the Vatican City.
a pleasurable and radical theophany brought about by illumination