An in-depth introduction to the Deva Kingdom and our relationship with Deva
• Explores how we partner with Deva in our everyday lives to evolve both our kingdom and theirs
• Explains the hierarchy of the Deva kingdom, from elementals and nature spirits to higher angelic Deva and every level in between
• Offers suggestions on how to communicate with the Deva of trees and plants as well as the angelic kingdom
• Shares the author’s personal experiences with Deva around the world
Nature spirits, faeries, gnomes, and their higher angelic counterparts who overlight landscapes, mountains, rivers, and plants have held a fascination for people worldwide for countless generations. The Deva kingdom is essentially the world’s form builders, the symphony at the heart of Creation, yet Deva is so much more than the joyful beings that animate what we call Nature. We each have a very personal and direct relationship with Deva via our physical, astral, emotional, and mental elementals, but this connection has been forgotten or, at the very least, overlooked. When we partner with Deva in our everyday lives, we can help evolve both our kingdom and aspects of theirs.
Exploring the realm of Deva and our relationship with them, Jacquelyn E. Lane introduces us to the hierarchy of the Deva kingdom, from elementals and nature spirits to higher Deva and the levels in between. She examines the metaphysics that underlie their existence and how the energy of Deva is intrinsic to all that we experience. Deva is a Sanskrit word meaning “Being of Light,” an appropriate name as Deva sing light out of the primordial darkness to create forms for Being. Sharing her personal experiences with Deva in many lands over four decades, the author investigates our relationship with Deva, in particular via the elementals of our human constitution, and how we can communicate with the Deva of trees and plants as well as the angelic kingdom. Through scientific discoveries and cultural traditions, we discover the impact we have on Deva and how we use and even “create” new forms of Deva via our inventions and collective activity. Jacquelyn also looks at the orchestrating function of higher Deva and the wider implications of our understanding of Deva, including the role of Deva in Pan consciousness--our increasing realization of the intricate matrix of life within and between all the kingdoms on Earth.
Offering not only an in-depth introduction to the world of Deva but also a glimpse of their wisdom, humor, and joy, this book reveals how we can begin to hear their complex song, find our own song, and work with the appropriate subtle layers of the Deva kingdom to grow and evolve.
About the Author
A widely traveled New Zealander, Jacquelyn E. Lane is an artist and educator who has been involved in a broad range of metaphysical studies for nearly 50 years. She is the author and illustrator of The Children of Gaia and scribe of This World of Echoes.
“In Deva, Jacquelyn E. Lane presents us with a compelling exposition of the indwelling light of all forms of earthly life--an indwelling hierarchy with eternal descent from highest planes of light to the mundane density of our plane of existence, which still contains the ultimate creative energy to rise again. She poetically brings us into the heart of creative expression itself: joy in the experience of wonder in all things.”
— ROBERT SMITH, B.A. (Oxon), teacher (retired)
“This book should come with a health warning--May cause uplifting joy in the normally serious reader.”
— LINDA CHAPMAN, artist and light worker
“Deva is mind-blowingly wonderful and well written. It has been uplifting for me to read on so many levels. I was blown away not only by the incredible experiences that Lane has had and shared in this book but also by the strong and solid arguments it makes and the importance of the subject matter in relation to the many issues we are facing today--personal, political, and environmental. It also gave me a deep sense of feeling reconnected.”
— KARLY OLIVER, B.A. in political science and philosophy
“I am in awe of Jacquelyn E. Lane’s ability to write and describe the intangible. I am left with a presence not easily described--more like a folding in of energy holding the physical body in grace. Colors abound! And joy is felt! I applaud Jacquelyn’s bravery and courage to reveal her inner vision and share with readers such a personal gift. Her discussion of esoteric principles of philosophy is quite an achievement--cosmic Fire in those few pages! Well done!”
— DIANA POLKINGHORNE, architectural designer
“I have thoroughly enjoyed Deva and learned so much from it. Right from the introduction and first chapter, it grabbed my attention with the clear explanations. I felt it was in everyday language and all the author’s examples and tales of her experiences made it easy to relate to. I love the touches of humor too--very refreshing. I certainly have a new understanding of nature and life and look at things differently as I’m driving or walking along and out and about in the world. Understanding this makes a lot of things fall into place. The writing is beautiful, and I can’t wait to read it again and again!”
— YVONNE OLIVER, businesswoman (retired)
“This book explains the things in life I was sensing as a young child but unable to express at the time. I was searching for the magic and mystery of life, and your book corroborates my first impressions of it! I really had no idea deva was such a vast subject matter. I think that if people grasped that deva is not just about the fairies in the flowers but a lens with which to understand the nature of reality then they would have a much broader appeal. I enjoyed the way Jacquelyn E. Lane beautifully married science and metaphysics and included her fascinating personal experience with the deva kingdom. I’ve been waiting for a book that covers the history--the how and the why of deva--and you have nailed it.”
— JENNIFER KLAASSEN, fashion designer and early childhood educator
“This book gives us an excitement of learning about something we don’t normally see. It opens up a whole world of understanding what is out there and brings an awareness that there is so much more to the concepts of sound, energy, and vibration.”
— SALLY BURGESS, Ph.D. (Esoteric Philosophy)
"In the book Deva, the author explains that deva is the kingdom of substance and form and that they infuse all things with intelligence. The Deva activate nature. The Deva kingdom includes faeries, nature spirits, elves and all matter surrounding our planet. This book provides a better understanding to of creation and our part in the world. This book is not a light read, but for those who wish to go deeper down the rabbit hole, the information is plentiful and provides opportunity for deeper thinking about humanity and all aspects of creation itself."
— --Amber Barnes, FacingNorth.net
"Deva: Our Relationship with the Subtle World by Jacquelyn E. Lane is a title that anyone who is serious about the undertaking of engaging and communicating with the natural world should read. Lane is an educator by profession and this is quite apparent in the organization of the book. She has also been involved in the study of metaphysics for 50+ years, and this experience is the underpinning of this particular title and its teachings regarding the work of collaboration with the laws and spirits of nature through the development of a relationship of mutual respect, stewardship, and care. Deva has been an immensely satisfying book to read and I am looking forward to the many re-reads I will give as my own journey in connecting more deeply to the Deva continues. Open your eyes with new wonder and call out from your highest intention and you may just be surprised at who/what calls back in reply."
— Robin Fennelly, Musing Mystical Robin Fennelly, Musing Mystical Robin Fennelly, Musing Mystical