This Volume covers the basics of ascension clearly and completely, from the spiritual hierarchy to the angels and star beings, in Dr. Stone's easy-to-read style. From his background in psychology he offers a unique perspective on such issues as karma, the transcendence of the negative ego, the power of the spoken word and the psychology of ascension. There are meditations and exercises to assist the reader in integrating the principles of ascension in a practical way. The importance of developing all bodies, the physical, the etheric, the astral and the mental, as well as the higher monadic and soul bodies, is emphasized. With interesting examples and personal stories, the various spiritual realms and planes are described and the path of initiation is illustrated. This is a book that makes learning enjoyable.