Scientology Definitions

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  • Board Technical Bulletin   1. Stands for board technical bulletin. This is a technical (having to do with auditing or training) reference not written by L Ron Hubbard. It would have been written by a Scientology... Read More
  • The Bridge (aka The Grade Chart) The Grade Chart was originally called The Bridge. In DMSMH, Hubbard first mentioned Dianetics auditing as a bridge to help Man span the chasm between the current state of Man and... Read More
  • Bypassed Charge 1. Everyone has harmful or traumatic incidents in their past. These incidents contain mental energy. That energy can sit in the mind harmlessly for many years. But when one of those incidents gets... Read More
  • Case 1. The sum total of the mental, physical and spiritual difficulties that plague a single person. We've all had a multitude of experiences. Most of them are good or neutral. When we talk about Case, we are... Read More
  • Case Gain 1. By "Case" we are referring to the sum total of the mental, physical and spiritual difficulties that plague a single person. See more on the Case definition page. When a person gets relief or forward... Read More
  • Case Supervisor (C/S) 1. It's a case supervisor's job to direct auditing and make sure the auditor's is using procedures that are the best actions for the preclear. A case supervisor reviews the auditor's notes... Read More
  • Chain 1. A series of charged events that are related in some way. The way(s) in which they are related is determined by how the preclear has connected them mentally. With the help of an auditor, the preclear... Read More
  • Charge 1. Harmful mental energy accumulated in a person's mind.  This energy has a small electrical charge as well as mass. It is created in the mind due to things like traumatic incidents in one's life. This charge... Read More
  • Checksheet 1. Given to a student when they first begin a course, a checksheet is a list of all the study materials needed, along with the sequence of actions a student follows to fulfill the obligations of a course.... Read More
  • Chronic Tone Refers to a person's habitual tone level in most areas of life. A Chronic Tone is the one a person continues to manifest over a long period of time. When a person is comfortable enough to let their... Read More