Esoteric bodies had a special iconography in the various ancient spiritual scools.

Fludd : Utriusque Cosmi Historia(PDF);

Oppenheim The occult man: The higher mental regions

and the black "vital" regions ("of samsara")  --

 "Dies" means "Day", and "Nox" means "Night"

Vishnu as cosmic man with cities in throat and head


   Adam kadmon  of  Kabbalah(Isaac Meyer)    


Amon - Ra







  'Oroborus' and the "wheel" : microcosmic Orbit

           small cycle of  nei qigong