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If you ever wondered what might lie beyond the reality we experience every day, if you've ever thrilled to accounts of out-of-body travel and longer to go alone for the ride, this fascinating, practical guide is for you. America's leading expert on out-of-body travel tells the riveting story of his travels to other realms and offers easy-to-use techniques to guide you on your journey of a lifetime'and beyond.
Travel into parallel realities . . .
William Buhlman has trained out-of-body travelers in his workshop for more than a decade, teaching people how to project their consciousness outside the limits of their physical bodies and to explore dimensions and worlds beyond everyday life. Now he vividly recounts how own adventures in the parallel universe described in the new-physics theories of Stephen Hawkins, Paul Davies, and Fred Alan Wolf and presents his step-by-step guide to astral travel'including exercises, tips, techniques, and answers to your every question about out-of-body experiences.
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Astral travel, Buhlman reveals, not only can expand your conscious'it can help verify the existence of the soul, teach you about past lives, and enhance your daily life. Find out in this compelling handbook for everyone who wants to venture beyond the body and take the ultimate trip.
Dr. Goldberg unveils his paradigm of the 13 dimensions, developed from 25 years of experience with hypnotic regression, progression, and out-of-body experiences. Specific scripts train you for guided imagery astral voyage, lucid dreams, accessing the Akashic records, cabalistic projection, and advanced techniques such as the Witch's Cradle and the 37-Degree Technique used by the ancient Egyptians. Other topics in this metaphysical book include astral entities, astral sex, astral healing, and scientific studies on astral voyaging.
Monroe recorded these experiences in two bestselling, landmark books, Journeys Out of the Body and Far Journeys. Ultimate Journey, his final and career-defining work, takes us further than we thought possible--and reveals to us what it all means.
Ultimate Journey charts that area which lies "over the edge," beyond the limits of the physical world. It presents us with a map of the "interstate"--the route that opens to us when we leave our physical lives, with their entry and exit ramps, their singposts and their hazards. It also tells us how Monroe found the route and travelled it, and uncovered the reason and the purpose of this pioneering expedition. It is a journey that reveals basic truths about the meaning and purpose of life--and of what lies beyond.
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Drawing on more than twenty years of study and countless OBEs that he has brought about in himself and others, Graham Nicholls shares proven techniques for leaving the body. Gain greater insight into your psychological makeup and strengths with a unique approach to self discovery. Learn to use your greater awareness to build a customized approach to projecting into the astral plane. Integrating his deep knowledge of self-hypnosis, breath work, virtual reality, quantum science, nutrition, and healing, Nicholls teaches you how to move past limiting beliefs and deepen your level of self-understanding so you can achieve your astral goals.
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This is the comprehensive manual for inducing out of body experiences and managing the experience. Peterson not only explores the stages of his own development, but also concludes each chapter with a specific exercise that takes you to the next level.
From wiggling out of your body for the first time (the author did a back flip his first time) to traveling through other realms and dealing with your "encounters,", this is one of the most practical, step-by-step guides to OBEs available. He clearly demonstrates how this consciousness-expanding experience is accessible to anyone willing to make the leap into the great beyond.
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A minority of psychically gifted people exercises the powers discussed by Dr. Baker in this book, but they are latent in all of us. They include hypnosis, telepathy, psychokinesis and healing. Dr. Baker presents scientific and 'mystical' evidence for the existence of these mysterious but natural forces and documents their operation in contemporary society. Amongst the amazing subjects covered are: supergifted children; auric manipulation for intellectual power, continued youthfulness and mental brilliance, etc.. Dr. Baker's exciting proposition in this book is that the esoteric and occult truths of the ages are being verified by science.
Achieving your first astral travel experience is always the most difficult—and no single method will work for everyone. That's why the techniques in this book are carefully graded to step by step through an actual out-of-body experience. And with fifteen time-tested methods to choose from you're sure to be astral traveling in no time.
Once you learn to leave your body, the freedom you'll discover will transform your life. Explore new worlds... learn to travel with a partner... go back and forth through time... even find a lover... but, most importantly, lose your fear of death as you discover that you are a spiritual being independent of your physical body.
Astral Projection for Psychic Empowerment introduces you to the real-world benefits that come from exploring the astral plane. Learn controlled, self-induced astral projection and reach beyond physical limitations to new sources of knowledge. Live and love more fully than you have ever thought possible by tapping your immense unconscious powers and integrating them into your conscious experience. Delve into the pages of this fascinating book and learn to:Induce an out-of-body experience Safely visit astral realms Explore past lives Communicate with guides and entities Interpret the aura for health and healing Create powerful thought forms Practice astral sex Expand your psychic awareness Achieve your goals Understand psychokinesis and the power of your mind
This comprehensive guide includes true case studies of astral projection, scientific test results from laboratory studies, and a seven-day developmental program designed to unleash your highest potential.
This practical guide to achieving conscious out-of-body experiences is based upon Robert Bruce's extensive knowledge of astral projection, Brian Mercer's methods for personal success, and valuable feedback from volunteers who have tested this program. Presented in an easy-to-follow workbook format, the thirteen-week program introduces astral projection methods and provides daily exercises that progressively prepares and trains readers for this incredible, life-changing experience.
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Magnus starts with a brief history of astral projection and then guides the reader through a stepbystep course for reliable projection. He explains how, once outofbody, we create our own astral world, and he offers techniques for understanding our mind and the nature of reality.
Magnus offers detailed exercises and proven techniques for reliably exiting your body; confronting the basic fears that can hold you back; taking advantage of psychic side effects; taming your mind; navigating a world in which you have the ultimate power to create; integrating the lessons you learn from OBEs into your everyday reality; replenishing your energy . . . and much more.
Plus, incisive journal entries of his many outofbody adventures will convince you that it can be done and give you the inspiration to go farther than you ever thought possible.
Meet spiritual guides, loved ones who have crossed over, and even other out-of-body travelers who want to help you understand who you are and why you are here. Learn communication techniques and memory aids to get the most out of each experience, in addition to tips for creating a program of OBE mastery. Contrary to popular belief, many people have come back from "the other side" and shared their experiences. And now, you can be part of this life-changing exploration.
Perfect for beginners and experienced seekers who want to learn about the non-physical planes in a non-mystical context and want to evolve the condition of their soul. This practical workbook for spiritual transformation is based on the research of the International Academy of Consciousness.
By the Phase Research Center
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Part I: What is the Phase?
Chapter 1 – The Enigma
Chapter 2 – The Search for an Answer
Chapter 3 – The Answer
Part II: How to Enter the Phase Today
Part III: The Phase Practitioner's Practical Encyclopedia
Chapter 1 – General Background
Chapter 2 – The Indirect Method
Chapter 3 – The Direct Method
Chapter 4 – Becoming Conscious While Dreaming
Chapter 5 – Non-Autonomous Methods
Chapter 6 – Deepening
Chapter 7 – Maintaining
Chapter 8 – Primary Skills
Chapter 9 – Translocation and Finding Objects
Chapter 10 – Application
Chapter 11 – Useful Tips
Chapter 12 – A Collection of Techniques
Chapter 13 – Putting a Face on the Phenomenon
Chapter 14 – Final Test
Chapter 15 – The Highest Level of Practice
Chapter 16 – Real Examples of Phase Experiences
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When a massive pileup on an Arizona highway caused Valerie Paters and her Jeep to be entombed beneath a semi truck in a blinding snowstorm, it seemed certain that her life would soon end. Once extracted from the mangled metal, and suffering from massive injuries, Valerie was hospitalized and placed on life support while doctors waited to harvest her organs. But Valerie was more alive than she had ever been. As she stood in the radiant presence of Jesus, He wrapped her into Himself, assuring her of His love and of the promise that heaven is only a breath away.
Heaven Is a Breath Away is a thrilling firsthand account of the home that awaits Christians when they draw their last breath here on earth. With open arms, Christ welcomes to heaven those who belong to Him. Rarely has this vision been told in such exquisite detail. It will undoubtedly comfort those who have lost loved ones or are near death themselves. Heaven Is a Breath Away gives hope and encourages faith by sharing the heaven Jesus promised—a real place, magnificent in scope and beauty, permeated with iridescence, and alive with divine energy and love.
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The Shining Within Me: Communications From the Afterlife: Foreword by renowned psychic medium Concetta Bertoldi
This is a true account of a man who was born a natural medium and whose abilities were fully active by the age of six years old. Paralyzed by fear from the things he was experiencing, he struggled to shut out and close the door on the spirits who taunted him. He was still forced to live a very confusing and secluded life from his peers all through his youth. As a young adult he was faced with situations that forced him to acknowledge and finally learn to embrace his God given gifts. Even while enduring the guilt of a very religious background.
From beginning to end you will be swept up and take part in his journey from the frightened little child and his devastating experiences, to a lonely lost adult who among other harsh awakenings, dealt with being in the military and visiting places such as concentration camps. It was all too overwhelming. At a certain point he had to find a way and a community of people to help him accept, perfect and ultimately use these gifts to help countless people, who were grieving the loss of loved ones. He did this through his ability to communicate with the afterlife.
This is not just another book on mediums. This is a real life story of a man who humbly and honestly shares in detail, his painful and tormented journey from a haunting helpless childhood to mastering his uncanny capabilities. You will absorb and understand what his gifts are and how they work. You will read in detail real accounts of his extraordinary yet enlightening experiences. You will not just learn, but you will walk beside him and relate to what it means to be a medium. To conclude this fascinating narrative, the last chapter is an accumulation of testimonials written by some of his adoring clients who found healing and closure.
No matter your beliefs, Wherever God Takes Me will lead you through a remarkably uplifting journey of love, hope, and inspiration.
Takea strange and unsettling trip into the heart of the paranormal universe asjournalist Steve Volk tries to answer some of the most fundamental questions atthe heart of human existence. Fringe-ology will appeal to anyone curiousbut cautious about reports of paranormal experiences, psychic phenomena, andother unexplainable events—anyone who has ever wondered about the existence anafterlife, intelligent life on other planets, or the limits of extrasensoryperception. For fans of Fringe, Mythbusters,Medium, Heroes, Nova, and Lost, Volk’sscintillating journey into mystery illuminates the furthest boundaries ofpossibility and wonder.
The subject of Astral Projection is one of paramount significance in this materialistic Age, as it proves conclusively the possibility of life after death. It is, however, a phenomenon more often brushed aside by the medical profession as mere hallucination.
In this book Dr. Douglas Baker supplies the reader with case-histories proving the reality of Astral Projection as well as describing in detail the various techniques whereby the astral body can be brought out of alignment with the physical, so that the individual can be made increasingly conscious in the astral world. He then goes on to describe that astral world, and what we may expect to find there.
If this assumption is correct, a comparison of the ‘Psychology of Primitive Races’ as taught by folklore, with the psychology of the neurotic as it has become known through psychoanalysis will reveal numerous points of correspondence and throw new light on subjects that are more or less familiar to us.
For outer as well as for inner reasons, I am choosing for this comparison those tribes which have been described by ethnographists as being most backward and wretched: the aborigines of the youngest continent, namely Australia, whose fauna has also preserved for us so much that is archaic and no longer to be found elsewhere.
I DO not know how familiar some of you may be, either from your reading or from hearsay, with psychoanalysis. But, in keeping with the title of these lectures—A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis—I am obliged to proceed as though you knew nothing about this subject, and stood in need of preliminary instruction.
To be sure, this much I may presume that you do know, namely, that psychoanalysis is a method of treating nervous patients medically. And just at this point I can give you an example to illustrate how the procedure in this field is precisely the reverse of that which is the rule in medicine. Usually when we introduce a patient to a medical technique which is strange to him we minimize its difficulties and give him confident promises concerning the result of the treatment. When, however, we undertake psychoanalytic treatment with a neurotic patient we proceed differently. We hold before him the difficulties of the method, its length, the exertions and the sacrifices which it will cost him; and, as to the result, we tell him that we make no definite promises, that the result depends on his conduct, on his understanding, on his adaptability, on his perseverance. We have, of course, excellent motives for conduct which seems so perverse, and into which you will perhaps gain insight at a later point in these lectures.
Do not be offended, therefore, if, for the present, I treat you as I treat these neurotic patients. Frankly, I shall dissuade you from coming to hear me a second time. With this intention I shall show what imperfections are necessarily involved in the teaching of psychoanalysis and what difficulties stand in the way of gaining a personal judgment. I shall show you how the whole trend of your previous training and all your accustomed mental habits must unavoidably have made you opponents of psychoanalysis, and how much you must overcome in yourselves in order to master this instinctive opposition. Of course I cannot predict how much psychoanalytic understanding you will gain from my lectures, but I can promise this, that by listening to them you will not learn how to undertake a psychoanalytic treatment or how to carry one to completion. Furthermore, should I find anyone among you who does not feel satisfied with a cursory acquaintance with psychoanalysis, but who would like to enter into a more enduring relationship with it, I shall not only dissuade him, but I shall actually warn him against it. As things now stand, a person would, by such a choice of profession, ruin his every chance of success at a university, and if he goes out into the world as a practicing physician, he will find himself in a society which does not understand his aims, which regards him with suspicion and hostility, and which turns loose upon him all the malicious spirits which lurk within it.
In what we may term "prescientific days" people were in no uncertainty about the interpretation of dreams. When they were recalled after awakening they were regarded as either the friendly or hostile manifestation of some higher powers, demoniacal and Divine. With the rise of scientific thought the whole of this expressive mythology was transferred to psychology; to-day there is but a small minority among educated persons who doubt that the dream is the dreamer's own psychical act.
But since the downfall of the mythological hypothesis an interpretation of the dream has been wanting. The conditions of its origin; its relationship to our psychical life when we are awake; its independence of disturbances which, during the state of sleep, seem to compel notice; its many peculiarities repugnant to our waking thought; the incongruence between its images and the feelings they engender; then the dream's evanescence, the way in which, on awakening, our thoughts thrust it aside as something bizarre, and our reminiscences mutilating or rejecting it—all these and many other problems have for many hundred years demanded answers which up till now could never have been satisfactory. Before all there is the question as to the meaning of the dream, a question which is in itself double-sided. There is, firstly, the psychical significance of the dream, its position with regard to the psychical processes, as to a possible biological function; secondly, has the dream a meaning—can sense be made of each single dream as of other mental syntheses?
Three tendencies can be observed in the estimation of dreams. Many philosophers have given currency to one of these tendencies, one which at the same time preserves something of the dream's former over-valuation. The foundation of dream life is for them a peculiar state of psychical activity, which they even celebrate as elevation to some higher state. Schubert, for instance, claims: "The dream is the liberation of the spirit from the pressure of external nature, a detachment of the soul from the fetters of matter." Not all go so far as this, but many maintain that dreams have their origin in real spiritual excitations, and are the outward manifestations of spiritual powers whose free movements have been hampered during the day ("Dream Phantasies," Scherner, Volkelt). A large number of observers acknowledge that dream life is capable of extraordinary achievements—at any rate, in certain fields ("Memory").
Travel to different times and eras, visit with departed loved ones, and explore different astral worlds, such as the faerie realm. On the astral plane, it's also possible to heal yourself and achieve improved health, send healing energy to others, receive direction from your spirit guides, and view your Akashic records, the astral record of each soul's past and future events.
Popular conception makes definite assumptions concerning the nature and qualities of this sexual impulse. It is supposed to be absent during childhood and to commence about the time of and in connection with the maturing process of puberty; it is supposed that it manifests itself in irresistible attractions exerted by one sex upon the other, and that its aim is sexual union or at least such actions as would lead to union.
But we have every reason to see in these assumptions a very untrustworthy picture of reality. On closer examination they are found to abound in errors, inaccuracies and hasty conclusions.
If we introduce two terms and call the person from whom the sexual attraction emanates the sexual object, and the action towards which the impulse strives the sexual aim, then the scientifically examined experience shows us many deviations in reference to both sexual object and sexual aim, the relations of which to the accepted standard require thorough investigation.
If you have wanted to have an outofbody experience, but were intimidated by books on the subject, OutofBody Exploring is for you! This is an entryleveltoexpert bookeverything from what OBEs are, to how you can have your own anytime you want.
Preston Dennett began his explorations beyond the physical body nearly twenty years ago in an attempt to contact his deceased mother. Thousands of OBEs later (OBEs lasting anywhere from a few seconds to several hours) he turns his attention from mastering the art to helping others.
OutofBody Exploring includes Dennett’s initial forays into expanded consciousness, sharing the techniques he experimented with, and discussing the people and sightsboth strange and familiarthat he encountered along the way.
Plus, he offers tips on how to go reliably outofbody, and how to control and maintain this enhanced level of awareness for extended periods.
This is a guidebook to a whole new world. Why wait any longer to explore it?
Through ethnographic interviews with scientists, observations at conferences, and visits to research institutes, they investigate the existence and meaning of ESP, out-of-body experiences, near-death experiences, reincarnation, spirit mediumship, lucid dreaming, and ghost experiences. In this study, they share a variety of scientific frames for looking at these questions and happenings, and they disclose their own paranormal experiences.
Science and Spirit uses a unique blend of strong academic and scientific theory and methodology and applies it to the examination of paranormal topics.
Heaven Is a Breath Away is a thrilling first hand account of the home that awaits Christians when they draw their last breath here on earth. With open arms, Christ welcomes to heaven those who belong to Him. Rarely has this vision been told in such exquisite detail. It will undoubtedly comfort those who have lost loved ones or are near death themselves. Heaven Is a Breath Away gives hope and encourages faith by sharing the heaven Jesus promised-a real place, magnificent in scope and beauty, permeated with iridescence, and alive with divine energy and love.
Growing up as an Oklahoma farmboy in the forties and fifties, Gene Schmitz didn't think about any of these issues at all — that is, not until he began having out-of-body experiences in his teens. On an almost nightly basis, Gene's soul would float up near the ceiling of his bedroom and watch dozens of other spirits float in and out of the room, each on a silent mission of its own. Below, Gene could see his own body, sound asleep in bed. As Gene grew into adulthood, his nocturnal soul travels greatly expanded in their scope, taking him to other planes and other planets. Gene's soul witnessed visions of the afterlife, received messages from departed family members, learned of life on other planets, battled demonic spirits of evil, and even came face to face with Jesus.
This book not only tells the full story of Gene's life, it also includes a detailed conversation with an angelic being who speaks through superchannel Robert Shapiro to reveal the meaning behind Gene's out-of-body experiences and his life's purpose. In the process of explaining the twists and turns of Gene's life, this angelic being also unveils some surprising truths about the connection between the body and the soul that apply to all of us.
Drawing on a fascinating array of material, both Eastern and Western, Steve Richards presents a unique panoramic view of the hidden or astral reality—the essential features of the astral landscape, the many facets of astral experience, and how to embark on a never-to-be-forgotten journey of exploration beyond the body.
Subjects covered include:Suspended animationNear-death experiencesAstral sexHeaven and hellAstral meditation
This is a delightful introductory text to an area of perennial interest. It is filled with amazing stories of out-of-body experiences from both past and present. It is also a primer to astral travel, providing the basics to readers interested in leaving the body for journeys beyond the body.
The contents compiled here, has been brought forth as an inspiration and help to those who have attained some biblical knowledge of the End Times over the years, but have not been able to achieve a full perspective or understanding. So in simple to comprehend analogy, I have assembled an easy to understand account of them from the Holy Scriptures. There are current events today offering powerful suggestions to the End Times here and now, as well as sound evidence found in Scripture to link them together bilaterally. There are segments here that will no doubt challenge conventional thinking. Most of all the contents here have been assembled for layman understanding. There also may be theological differences from modern day biblical understanding of our era, and yet foundations from of old, but lost over time will be brought forward.
WHEN psychoanalytic investigation, which usually contents itself with frail human material, approaches the great personages of humanity, it is not impelled to it by motives which are often attributed to it by laymen. It does not strive "to blacken the radiant and to drag the sublime into the mire"; it finds no satisfaction in diminishing the distance between the perfection of the great and the inadequacy of the ordinary objects. But it cannot help finding that everything is worthy of understanding that can be perceived through those prototypes, and it also believes that none is so big as to be ashamed of being subject to the laws which control the normal and morbid actions with the same strictness.
Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) was admired even by his contemporaries as one of the greatest men of the Italian Renaissance, still even then he appeared as mysterious to them as he now appears to us. An all-sided genius, "whose form can only be divined but never deeply fathomed," he exerted the most decisive influence on his time as an artist; and it remained to us to recognize his greatness as a naturalist which was united in him with the artist. Although he left masterpieces of the art of painting, while his scientific discoveries remained unpublished and unused, the investigator in him has never quite left the artist, often it has severely injured the artist and in the end it has perhaps suppressed the artist altogether. According to Vasari, Leonardo reproached himself during the last hour of his life for having insulted God and men because he has not done his duty to his art. And even if Vasari's story lacks all probability and belongs to those legends which began to be woven about the mystic master while he was still living, it nevertheless retains indisputable value as a testimonial of the judgment of those people and of those times.
What was it that removed the personality of Leonardo from the understanding of his contemporaries? Certainly not the many sidedness of his capacities and knowledge, which allowed him to install himself as a player of the lyre on an instrument invented by himself, in the court of Lodovico Sforza, nicknamed Il Moro, the Duke of Milan, or which allowed him to write to the same person that remarkable letter in which he boasts of his abilities as a civil and military engineer. For the combination of manifold talents in the same person was not unusual in the times of the Renaissance; to be sure Leonardo himself furnished one of the most splendid examples of such persons. Nor did he belong to that type of genial persons who are outwardly poorly endowed by nature, and who on their side place no value on the outer forms of life, and in the painful gloominess of their feelings fly from human relations. On the contrary he was tall and symmetrically built, of consummate beauty of countenance and of unusual physical strength, he was charming in his manner, a master of speech, and jovial and affectionate to everybody. He loved beauty in the objects of his surroundings, he was fond of wearing magnificent garments and appreciated every refinement of conduct. In his treatise on the art of painting he compares in a significant passage the art of painting with its sister arts and thus discusses the difficulties of the sculptor: "Now his face is entirely smeared and powdered with marble dust, so that he looks like a baker, he is covered with small marble splinters, so that it seems as if it snowed on his back, and his house is full of stone splinters, and dust. The case of the painter is quite different from that; for the painter is well dressed and sits with great comfort before his work, he gently and very lightly brushes in the beautiful colors. He wears as decorative clothes as he likes, and his house is filled with beautiful paintings and is spotlessly clean. He often enjoys company, music, or some one may read for him various nice works, and all this can be listened to with great pleasure, undisturbed by any pounding from the hammer and other noises."