General Treatments of OBE
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nd. Alegretti, Wagner & Rosalia Monteiro. Introduction
to projectiology. International Institute of Projectiology,
nd. Dawson, Jenny. The
disembodied self, in The
Unexplained, vol 1, issue 6.
nd. The Astral Projection, Asociacion Flor de Mayo,
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,
1926 Powell, Arthur E. The astral body and other astral phenomena
(II). Theosophical Publishing House,
1929 Muldoon Sylvan Joseph & Carrington, Hereward. The
projection of the astral body. Rider,
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,
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,
1942 Battersby, Henry Francis Prevost. Man outside himself: The
methods of astral projection. Rider,
1951 Muldoon Sylvan Joseph & Carrington, Hereward. The
phenomena of astral projection. Rider,
1964 Crookall, Robert. The techniques of astral projection:
Dénouement after fifty years. Aquarian Press,
1965 Helio-Arcanophus. Life
outside the physical body and colour.
1965 Smith, Susy. The enigma of out-of-body travel. Garrett/Helix,
ca 1967 You are two.
1968 Green, Celia E. Out-of-the-body experiences. Published
for the Institute of Psychophysical Research by Hamish Hamilton,
1969 Knight, David C. Out-of-body experiences. In D.C. Knight (Ed.),
The ESP Reader (pp. 273-316).
1971 Brennan, J.H. Astral doorways. Aquarian Press,
1972 Giletto, Michael J. Identity, Pain, Astral Projection.
1973 Bord, Janet. Astral
Projection: an altered state. Samuel Weiser,
1973 Bord, Janet. Astral
projection: understanding your psychic double.
Aquarian Press, Wellingborough,
1973 Crookall, Robert. Ecstasy: The release of the soul from the
body. Darshana International,
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,
1974 Regush, Nicholas (Ed.). The aura and out-of-body experiences.
In their, The human aura (pp. 59-73).
1974 Roca-Muntaänola, J. Viaje al antiuniverso : el viaje astral:
parapsicologâia, esoterismo, metafâisica. Editorial Alas,
1974 Rogo, D. Scott. An experience of phantoms.
1974 Walker, Benjamin. Beyond the body: The human double and the
astral planes. Routledge & Kegan Paul,
1975 Alvery, Robert. Out of the body experiences. Regency
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,
1976 Holroyd, Stuart. Psychic voyages. The
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
1977 Tansley, David V. Subtle body: Essence and shadow.
1978 Rogo, D. Scott (Ed.). Mind Beyond the Body: The Mystery of
ESP Projection. Penguin,
1979 Greene, Richard A. The handbook of astral power. Next
1979 Greene, Richard A. The handbook of astral projection.
Next Step Publications,
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,
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).
1981 Bradbury, Will (Ed.) Leaving the body. In his, Into the
Unknown, Reader's Digest Assn,
1981 Mitchell, Janet Lee. Out-of-body experiences: A handbook (forward
by Gertrude Schmeidler). McFarland,
1981 Reader's Digest. Leaving the body. In their, Into the
unknown (pp. 270-285). Reader's Digest Assn,
1982 Blackmore, Susan J. Beyond the body: An investigation of
out-of-the-body experiences. Heinemann,
1982 Steiger, Brad. Astral projection.
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
1984 Di Simone, G. Esperienze fuori
1984 Gabbard, Glen O. & Twemlow, Stuart W. With the eyes of
the mind: An empirical analysis of out-of-body states.
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).
1985 Llewellyn Editorial Staff. The truth about astral
projection. Llewellyn Publications,
ca 1986 Cole, Ingela. Andra verkligheter. [Swedish]
1986 Roberts, Jane. Seth: Dreams, and projection of
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.
1987 Klemp, Harold. Soul travelers of the far country. Eckankar.
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. email@example.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]
Thompson. Remote perceptions: out-of-body experiences, remote viewing and
other normal abilities. Hampton Roads,
1999 Bruce, Robert. Astral dynamics: a new approach to out-of-body experience. Hampton Roads,
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,
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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