General Treatments of OBE

 

Copyright © 2003 by Robert Bushman, compiler

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nd.          Alegretti, Wagner & Rosalia Monteiro. Introduction to projectiology. International Institute of Projectiology, Rio de Janeiro,

nd.          Dawson, Jenny. The disembodied self, in The Unexplained, vol 1, issue 6. London.

nd.          The Astral Projection, Asociacion Flor de Mayo, Albuquerque NM.

1895      Leadbeater, C. W. The astral plane. Theosophical Publishing House, Adyar.

1909      Durville, H. Le fantôme des vivants. Librairie du Magnétisme, Paris.

1910      Durville, H. Projection of the human double. Annals of Psychical Science, 9:477-479.

1925      Powell, Arthur E. The etheric double [and allied phenomena]: The health aura of man (I). Theosophical Publishing House, Wheaton IL. [also published in London, 1925]

1926      Powell, Arthur E. The astral body and other astral phenomena (II). Theosophical Publishing House, London. [265p, index. Also published at Wheaton IL, 1973].

1929      Muldoon Sylvan Joseph & Carrington, Hereward. The projection of the astral body. Rider, London. [revised edition 1956, 320p, illus, index. Also published by Samuel Weiser, York Beach ME, 1973. Cases, theory, techniques]

1930      Osty, E. Le vision de soi. Revue Métapsychique, No. 3, 185-197.

1932      Hall, L. Astral projection: What happens during sleep. Harbinger of Light, 63:53-54.

1936      Muldoon, Sylvan Joseph. The case for astral projection. Aries Press, Chicago. [173p. 2nd ed., 1946. Also published by Rider, London, 1946]

1938      Odeberg, J. Les phénomènes de bilocation. Psychica, 18:173-179.

1938      Shirley, Ralph. The mystery of the human double: The case for astral projection. Rider, London. [189p, bibl, footnotes. Forward by Leslie Shepard. Also published by University Books, New Hyde Park NY, 1965.]

1942      Battersby, Henry Francis Prevost. Man outside himself: The methods of astral projection. Rider, London. [xii, 102p, bibl. Also published by University Books, New Hyde Park NY, 1969; and by Carol Publishing Group, 1979. Introduction to American edition by Leslie Shepard.]

1951      Muldoon Sylvan Joseph & Carrington, Hereward. The phenomena of astral projection. Rider, London. [222p, bibl.] [also published by Sun Books, Albuquerque NM, 1951; also Samuel Weiser, New York, nd]

1964      Crookall, Robert. The techniques of astral projection: Dénouement after fifty years. Aquarian Press, London. [111p, bibl. Also published by Samuel Weiser, New York, nd.]

1965      Helio-Arcanophus.  Life outside the physical body and colour.  Atlanteans Association, UK.  [phamplet]

1965      Smith, Susy. The enigma of out-of-body travel. Garrett/Helix, New York. [189p, bibl, index; review of OBE, case studies, research, hypotheses] [also published by Helix Press, New York, 1965; New American Library, New York, 1968; and by Signet, 1968.]

ca 1967 You are two.

1968      Green, Celia E. Out-of-the-body experiences. Published for the Institute of Psychophysical Research by Hamish Hamilton, London. [142p, ref notes, index, bibl. Also published by Ballantine Books, New York, 1973]

1969      Knight, David C. Out-of-body experiences. In D.C. Knight (Ed.), The ESP Reader (pp. 273-316). Grosset & Dunlap, New York. [xiii, 432p, bibl, gloss]

1971      Brennan, J.H. Astral doorways. Aquarian Press, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England. [115p, illus]

1972      Giletto, Michael J. Identity, Pain, Astral Projection. M. Giletto, Richmond VA.

1973      Bord, Janet.  Astral Projection:  an altered state.  Samuel Weiser, York Beach ME.  [64p, illus. Paths to Inner Power series.  Also published by Aquarium Press, UK, 1973, as Astral projection:  understanding your psychic double.]

1973      Bord, Janet. Astral projection: understanding your psychic double.  Aquarian Press, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, UK.  [Also published by Samuel Weiser, York Beach ME, 1973, as Astral Projection:  an altered state.]

1973      Crookall, Robert. Ecstasy: The release of the soul from the body. Darshana International, Moradabad, India. [163p.]

1973      Greenhouse, H[erbert] B. Your questions answered about astral projection or "out-of-body" experiences. In his, The book of psychic knowledge: All your questions answered (pp. 160-171). Taplinger, New York. [253p, bibl]

1974      Barton, Winifred G. Meditation and astral projection. Psi Science Productions, Ottawa.

1974      Dane, Christopher. Psychic travel. Popular Library, New York. [192p. author: Eugene Olson?]

1974      Greenhouse, H[erbert] B. The astral journey. Avon, New York. [359p, bibl, index] [also published by Doubleday, Garden City NY, 1975; popular overview of cases and research]

1974      Regush, Nicholas (Ed.). The aura and out-of-body experiences. In their, The human aura (pp. 59-73). Berkley Books, New York. [237p, bibl]

1974      Roca-Muntaänola, J. Viaje al antiuniverso : el viaje astral: parapsicologâia, esoterismo, metafâisica. Editorial Alas, Barcelona, Spain. [174 p]

1974      Rogo, D. Scott. An experience of phantoms. Taplinger, New York. [214p, refs, bibl, index. Survey of OBE studies, and induction techniques]

1974      Walker, Benjamin. Beyond the body: The human double and the astral planes. Routledge & Kegan Paul, Boston. [224p, ref notes, index] [also published by Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1974]

1975      Alvery, Robert. Out of the body experiences. Regency Press, London and New York. [118 p]

1975      Sculthorp, Frederick C. More about the spirit world: Being a further collection of personal experiences during conscious astral projection, followed by a treatise on the electro-magnetic basis of the spirit body and its faculties. Greater World Association, London. [vii, 70p]

1976      Holroyd, Stuart. Psychic voyages. The Danbury Press. [144p, illus. A volume of the series, The Supernatural. Also published by Doubleday, Garden City NY, 1977]

1976      Studer, Jack J. Treasures of the psychic realm. DeVorss, Marina del Rey CA. [46p.]

1977      Society of Metaphysicians. An introduction to the study of astral projection. Society of Metaphysicians, Hastings UK.

1977      Tansley, David V. Subtle body: Essence and shadow. Thames and Hudson, New York.

1978      Rogo, D. Scott (Ed.). Mind Beyond the Body: The Mystery of ESP Projection. Penguin, New York. [365p, ref notes, bibl.]

1979      Greene, Richard A. The handbook of astral power. Next Step Publications, Nashua NH. [169p. Revised from The handbook of astral projection]

1979      Greene, Richard A. The handbook of astral projection. Next Step Publications, Cambridge MA.

1980      Baumann, Elwood D. They travel outside their bodies: The phenomenon of astral projection. Watts, New York.

1980      Gowan, John Curtis. Out-of-body experience (OBE) and bilocation. In his, Operations of increasing order. [published by author] Westlake Village CA. [384p, index, bibl]

1980      Lewis, David H. Astral projection. [published by author]

1980      Martin, Anthony. The theory and practice of astral projection: Exploration in a world beyond the body. The Aquarian Press, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England, 1980. [96p, bibl, notes, index. Later published as Martin, Anthony. Understanding astral projection: Exploration in a world beyond the body. The Aquarian Press, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England, 1990. 112p, bibl, index.]

1980      Ring, Kenneth. Body separation: Leaving the body behind; and Peace and out-of-body components. In his, Life at death: A scientific investigation of the near-death experience (pp. 45-53, 220-233). Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, New York.

1981      Bradbury, Will (Ed.) Leaving the body. In his, Into the Unknown, Reader's Digest Assn, Pleasantville NY. [Illus.  Encyclopedic presentation of metaphysics, inc. witchcraft, healing, Atlantis, divination, astrology, ghosts, spiritualism, psi, dreams, astral projection, and UFO's]

1981      Mitchell, Janet Lee. Out-of-body experiences: A handbook (forward by Gertrude Schmeidler). McFarland, Jefferson NC. [128p, ref notes, index, bibl] [also published by Ballantine Books, New York, 1987]

1981      Reader's Digest. Leaving the body. In their, Into the unknown (pp. 270-285). Reader's Digest Assn, Pleasantville NY. [352p, illus, index, bibl]

1982      Blackmore, Susan J. Beyond the body: An investigation of out-of-the-body experiences. Heinemann, London. [xv, 271p, illus, ref notes, bibl, index] [Published for the Society for Psychical Research. Also published by Paladin Grafton Books, London, 1983; and by Granada. Edition with postscript appended: Academy Chicago Publishers, Chicago, 1992]

1982      Steiger, Brad. Astral projection. Para Research; Rockport MA. [234p, index]

1983      Gabbard, Glen O. Review of: Janet Lee Mitchell, Out-of-body experiences: A handbook. Theta, 11:68-69.

1983      May, A. The mindless body: Being out of it! New Realities, 3(5):56-62.

1983.     Richards, Steve. The traveller's guide to the astral plane. Aquarian Press, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England. [110p. index, refs]

1984      Di Simone, G. Esperienze fuori del corpo (OBE): Un esperimento a sostegno della sopravvivenza. Mediterranee, Rome.

1984      Gabbard, Glen O. & Twemlow, Stuart W. With the eyes of the mind: An empirical analysis of out-of-body states. Praeger, New York. [272p, figs, ref notes, index]

1984      Harary, Keith & Russell Targ. Astral Travels.

1984      John-Roger & Movement for Inner Spiritual Awareness. Passage into spirit. Baraka.

1985      Grey, Margot. Second phase: Separation from the body. In her, Return from death: An exploration of the near-death experience (pp. 34-43). Arkana, Boston. [also published in London]

1985      Llewellyn Editorial Staff. The truth about astral projection. Llewellyn Publications, St Paul MN. [30p. Pamphlet, compiled by Lllewellyn editorial staff.]

ca 1986 Cole, Ingela.  Andra verkligheter.  [Swedish]

1986      Roberts, Jane. Seth: Dreams, and projection of consciousness. Stillpoint, Walpole NH. [also published by Bantam, New York, 1989]

1986      Vieira, Waldo. Projeciologia: Panorama das experiencias da consciencia fora do corpo humano [Projectiology: An overview of experiences of consciousness outside the human body]. International Institute of Projectiology, Rio de Janiero. [scholarly overview, case histories, Portuguese with English summaries, 900p, bibl, 40 illus. name index, place index, subject index]

1987      Ashcroft-Nowicki, Dolores. The Astral Projection.

1987      Brandon, Ruth.  Out of body, out of mind.  St. Martin's Press, New York.

1987      Klemp, Harold. Soul travelers of the far country. Eckankar.

1987      Uppman, Agneta.  Ut ur kroppen:  mina upplevelser i en annan dimension.  Natur och Kultur, Stockholm. [238p. Swedish]

1988      Cole, Ingela.  Andra verkligheter:  mina ut-ur-kroppen-upplevelser i en annan dimension.  Natur och Kultur, Stockholm.  [Swedish]

1988      Daniels, Pat, et al, (Eds.). Psychic voyages [a volume in the series, Mysteries of the Unknown]. Time-Life Books, Alexandria VA. [144p. index, bibl, illus.]

1990      Kramer, Carol.  Expanding consciousness:  a conversation with Robert Monroe.  Body, Mind, Spirit, pp. 54-57, 77 (Mar-Apr).

1990      Martin, Anthony. Understanding astral projection: Exploration in a world beyond the body. The Aquarian Press, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England. [112p, bibl, index. First published as Martin, Anthony. The theory and practice of astral projection: Exploration in a world beyond the body. The Aquarian Press, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England, 1980. (96p, bibl, notes, index)]

1991      Harary, Keith. Out-of-body experiences, Vol I. Pubnet.

1991      Harary, Keith. The role of OBE, lucid dreams, and other altered states in mental health. In proceedings of the conference, The Dynamics of healing: Altered states, ritual & medicine. Institute for Advanced Psychology, San Francisco; May 5, 1991. [available on audiotape from The American Society for Psychical Research]

1991      Miller, Russell. Out of body travels. Self, 13(8):124-127 (Aug). [survey, interview with Rick Stack, photo]

1991      Rizer, Arden C. (Ed.). Astral projection: Out-of-body experiences. American Spirit.

1991      Vieira, Waldo. Projeciologia: Panorama das experiências da consciência fora do corpo humano. [Projectiology: An overview of experiences of consciousness outside the human body], 3rd edition. Instituto Internacional de Projeciologia e Conscienciologia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. [866 pp. refs, name index, place index, subj index, bibl. Portuguese with English summaries]

1992      Out-of-the-body experiences, in Mysteries of mind, space & time—the unexplained (Vol 18, pp 2149-2163).  H S Stuttman, Inc. Westport CT, 1992.  [also published as Out-of-the-body experiences, in The unexplained mysteries of mind, space and time (Vol 18, pp 2149-2163), Orbis Publishing Ltd, UK.]

1992      Out-of-the-body experiences, in The unexplained mysteries of mind, space and time (Vol 18, pp 2149-2163), Orbis Publishing Ltd, UK, 1992.  [also published as Out-of-the-body experiences, in Mysteries of mind, space & time—the unexplained (Vol 18, pp 2149-2163).  H S Stuttman, Inc. Westport CT.]

1993      Bourgine, Jerome. Le voyage astral: enquete sur les voyages hors du corps. Editions du Rocher, Monaco.

1993      Devereux, Paul Spirit Paths, Shape-Shifting and Out-of-Body Travel. Llewellyn Publications, St. Paul MN.

1993      Green, Carl R. & William R. Sanford. Out-of-body experiences [Exploring the Unknown series]. Enslow Pub, Hillside NJ.

1994      DeGracia, Donald J. Do OBE: How to astral project. http://www.lava.net/~goodin/do_obe/index.html, 1994.

1994      DeGracia, Donald J. A retrospective analysis of the phenomenology of OBE: Accounts collected via the international computer networks. 72662.1335@compuserve.com.

1994      Müller, René. Interdemensional connections and traveling. http://www.spiritweb.org/Spirit/rkm-interdim-traveling.html.

1994      Peterson, Bob. OBE observations. http://www.spiritweb.org/Spirit/obe-obsv-peterson.html.

1994      Smed, Jouni A. Out-of-body experience: Frequently asked questions (FAQ). http://www.iol.ie/~dgbrowne/obe-faq.htm.

1994      Vieira, Waldo. 700 Experimentos da Conscienciologia [700 Conscientiology Experiments]. Instituto Internacional de Projeciologia e Conscienciologia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. [1,058 pp. refs, bibl, Portuguese]

1994      Wilson, Ian. A look at lucid dreaming and out of body experiences. http://www.spiritweb.org/Spirit/obe-wilson.html.

1995      Bruce, Robert. Treatise on astral projection, http://www.tower.net.au/~rsb/treatise.html

1995      Conway, D[eanna] J. Flying without a broom: astral projection and travel. Llewellyn Publications, St. Paul MN.

1995      George, Leonard. Out-of-body experience. In his, Alternative realities: The paranormal, the mystic and the transcendent in human experience (pp. 204-208). Facts On File, New York. [360p, bibl, index]

1995      Lemaire, Jean-Paul.  Hors du corps, hors du temp [Out of body, beyond time]. Intuitions:  Nouvelles Valeurs au Qoutidien, No 29, Spring.

1995      Peterson, Bob. Out-of-body experiences vs. Lucid dreams. http://www.spiritweb.org/Spirit/obe-vs-lucid.html.

1995      Vieira, Waldo. PENTA Manual: Personal energetic task. Instituto Internacional de Projeciologia e Conscienciologia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. [142 pp. Also available in Portuguese as Manual da TENEPES and in Spanish as Manual de la TENEPES]

1995      Vieira, Waldo. Projections of the consciousness: A diary of out-of-body experiences. Instituto Internacional de Projeciologia e Conscienciologia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,. [240 pp. Also available in Portuguese as Projeções da consciência: Diário de experiências fora do corpo físico and Spanish as Projectiones de la consciencia]

1996      Brown, Courtney.  Cosmic voyage.  Dutton-Signet, New York.

1996      DeGracia, Donald J. Plane talk: Astral meanderings. http://www.lava.net/~goodin/library2.html.

1996      Eby, Carol. Astral odyssey: Exploring out-of-body experiences. Samuel Weiser, York Beach ME. [xi + 255p. bibl, index]

1996      L'Esperance, Ed. Being stuck in the physical: Concepts. http://www.lava.net/~goodin/articles/ed2.html.

ca 1996 de La Tour, Kevin. The Out-of-Body Experience and Your Health. http://members.aol.com/iipnyusa/articls1.htm.

ca 1996 de La Tour, Simone. Out-of-Body Experience: Fact or Fantasy? http://members.aol.com/iipnyusa/articls1.htm.

1997      Moen, Bruce. Voyages into the unknown: exploring the afterlife, vol 1. Hampton Roads, Charlottesville VA. [256p]

1997      Peterson, Bob. Out-of-body experiences: How to have them and what to expect. Hampton Roads, Charlottesville VA.

1997      Slasher, Eddie. Explorations out of the body: A beginner's roadmap to the universe. Nova Science Publishers, Commack NY.

1998      Moen, Bruce. Voyages beyond doubt:  exploring the afterlife, vol 2. Hampton Roads, Charlottesville VA. [296p]

1998      Webster, Richard. Astral travel for beginners. Llewellyn Publications, St. Paul MN. [bibl, index]

1998                  Smith, Angela Thompson. Remote perceptions: out-of-body experiences, remote viewing and other normal abilities. Hampton Roads, Charlottesville VA.

1999      Bruce, Robert.  Astral dynamics:  a new approach to out-of-body experience.  Hampton Roads, Charlottesville VA.

1999      Craze, Richard.  Astral projection:  a beginner’s guide.  Hodder & Stoughton.

1999      Moen, Bruce. Voyages into the afterlife:  exploring the afterlife, vol 3. Hampton Roads, Charlottesville VA. [320p]

2000      Bruce, Robert.  Astral dynamics:  a new approach to out-of-body experience.  Hampton Roads, Charlottesville VA.

2001      Leland, Kurt.  Otherwhere:  a field guide to non-physical reality for the out-of-body traveler.  Hampton Roads, Charlottesville VA.  [288p. Author’s OBEs]

2002      Vieira, Waldo.  Projectiology:  an overview of experiences of consciousness outside the human body.  International Institute of Projectiology and Conscientiology, Rio de Janeiro.  [1,232p, bibl, illus. name index, place index, subject index. Overview, theory, case histories.]

2003      Persson, Camilla. Upptäck ditt andra sinne:  en introduktion till utanför kroppen-upplevelser.  Energica Förlag, Orsa, Sweden. [182p, Swedish.  Translation of title:  Discover your second mind:  an introduction to the out-of-body experience]

2003      Phillips, Osborne.  Astral projection plain and simple:  the out-of-body experience.  Llewellyn Publications, St Paul MN.  [151p, biblio, index]

 

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