To ascent to a higher plane of existence. According to theories there are 7 planes on the path of human evolution. Ascention is the process you go through when you die, but only if you are far enough evolved. When you are ascended, you exist as pure energy, that can take several forms.
Daniel ascended when he died, he went through the process called ascention and he now exists as pure energy.
by Jafje February 10, 2007