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    List compiled from different unverifoed sources (aka the internet so it likely contains mistakes)

    • Yogis in India speak of a similar energy called Prana or Kundalini
    • Chinese and Japanese herbalists, acupuncturists, and martial artists all claim to manipulate an energy with the names chi or ki
    • In parts of Africa and Polynesia they have Mana
    • Ancient Egyptians called it Ankh
    • Sufism reffers to it as Baraka
    • In the christian faith the idea is exemplified in the biblical concept of divine glory as halos over the heads of saints in medieval art
    • Kabbalists call it astral light (?)
    • The Aboriginal American:
      • Huron tribe call it Oki
      • Iriquois tribe call it Orenda
      • Dakota tribe call it Ton
      • Lakota tribe call it Wakan (Wakan Takan is the name of the creator)
    • Inuit peoples call it Sila
    • Aboriginal Hawaiians call it Tane
    • Australian Aborigines call it Arunquiltha
    • In some South American countries it is called Gana
    • Algonquins call it Manitou (?)
    • In Gana, West Africa it is called Mulungo
    • Ashanti call it Ntoro
    • Bantu call it Ntu
    • Hiru Pygmy call it M'gbe
    • Hypocrates called it Vis Mediatrix Naturae
    • Galen, in ancient Greece, called it Pneuma
    • In the works of the wise Hermes Trismegistos this energy is mentioned under the name of Telesma.
    • The alchemist Robert Fludd called it spiritus
    • In the sixteenth century, Paracelsus claimed to observe an energy he called Munia
    • In the eighteenth century, Goethe claimed to observe a similar energy called Gestaltung
    • Franz Anton Mesmer (1734-1815) coined it Animal Magnetism or Magnetic Fluid
    • Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843) called it the Vital Force (?)
    • Philosopher Friederich Schelling (1775-1854) named it Dynamism
    • Karl Reichenbach called it the the Odic force
    • Walter Kilner called it the Human Atmosphere
    • Rudolph Steiner reffered to it as the Formative Forces
    • Wilhelm Reich claimed to discover Orgone
    • Russian scientist's called it Bioplasm
    • Star Wars characters popularized it with The Force
    • PSI energy coined by Russell Targ. (?)
    • Hippies reffered to it as Vibes
    • The New Agers reffer to it Auras
    • Lately, referring to the primary and the subtle force of life, some scientists and the parapsychologists call it Bioenergy and/or Biomagnetism
    • Also reffered to as Subtle Energy


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