OBE Induction Methods

 

Copyright © 2003 by Robert Bushman, compiler

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nd.          Doreal, M. Astral projection and how to accomplish it. Brotherhood of the White Temple, Sedalia, Colorado.

nd.          Inquiry, information, motivation. The Monroe Institute, Faber VA. [pamphlet]

               MacNitt, R. D. How to use astral power. Parker Publishing Co, West Nyack NY.

nd.          Ophiel (pseudonym of Edward Peach). Correspondence course in astral projection. [2915 Lane Dr, Concord CA 94518].

1909      Turvey, Vincent N. The beginnings of seership: Astral projection, clairvoyance and prophecy. Stead's Publishing House, London. [230p. Also published by University Books, New Hyde Park NY, 1969, introduction by Leslie Shepard.]

1916      Carrington, Hereward. Projection of the "astral" body: A description of the method of projecting the human "double" at will. Occult Review, 23:247-254.

1920      Carrington, Hereward. The projection of the astral body. In his, Higher psychical development (Yoga philosophy): An outline of the secret Hindu teachings (pp. 266-289). Dodd Mead, New York. [x, 296p, illus, gloss, index. Reprinted by Samuel Wiser in 1978. General; induction methodology]

ca 1925 Lancelin, Charles. Méthode de dédoublement personnel. Henri Durville, Paris.

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]

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.]

1947      Ousley, S. G. J. How to project your astral body. Harbinger of Light, 78(8):1-5.

1960      Mittl, John. Astral projection: Modus operandi. Health Research, Mokelumne Hill CA. [8p]

1961      Ophiel (pseudonym for Edward Peach). The art and practice of astral projection. Samuel Weiser; York Beach ME. [116p, illus. Also published by Peach Publishing, San Francisco, 1961]

1963      Mahler, M. S., & Furer, M. Certain aspects of the separation-individuation phase. Psychoanalysis Quarterly, 32:1-14.

1966      Taylor, Albert. Soul traveler: A guide to out-of-body experiences and the wonders beyond. Verity Press, Covina CA. [137 p, gloss]

1966      Young, Frank Randolph. Cyclomancy: The secret of psychic control. Parker.

1968      Smith, Susy. Out-of-body experiences for the millions. Shelbourne Press, Los Angeles. [160 p.]

1968      Tart, Charles T. Out-of-the-body experience. Big Sur Recordings, Big Sur CA. [sound recording]

1971      Mathers, S[amuel] Liddell] MacGregor et al. Astral projection, ritual magic and alchemy: Being hitherto unpublished Golden Dawn material (Francis King, Ed.). Spearman. [bibl] [also published by Destiny Books, Rochester VT, 1972]

1972      Shay, J. M. Out-of-body consciousness: A training manual in the dynamic ancient art of astral projection. Lumen Press, St Louis MO. [53p. Also published by WE ARE ONE, Plattsburgh NY; also distributed by Tyrad Co, Minneapolis MN]

1974      Glaskin, Gerald M. Windows of the mind: Exploring the Christos technique of mind travel. Prism Press, San Leandro CA. [207p. Also published by Wildwood, London]

1974      Moser, Robert E. Mental and astral projection. Esoteric Publications, Cottonwood AZ.

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

1975      Buckland, Raymond & Hereward Carrington. Traveling with the speed of thought. In their, Amazing secrets of the psychic world (pp. 151-156). Perker, New York. [201p, bibl]

1975      Huson, Paul. How to test and develop your ESP. Stein and Day, New York. [215p, illus, index, bibl]

1975      Mahony, Patrick. Escape into the psychic kingdom: Also, using its powers of self-renewal. House of Words, Los Angeles. [xiii, 162p.]

1976      Studer, Jack J. Astral Projection: Hypnosis album. Valley of the Sun, Scottsdale AZ. [cassettes]

1977      Baker, Douglas M. Practical techniques of astral projection. Aquarian Press, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England. [96p, illus]

1977      Fox, Oliver [pseudonym for Hugh G. Colloway]. An Introduction to the study of astral projection with a syllabus of instruction for the course, "Practical Astral Projection". Society of Metaphysicians, Hastings, England. [14p, bibl]

1978      Whiteman, J. H. M. The process of separation and return during experiences fully 'out-of-the body'. Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research, 50(185):240-274 (May 1956). [Also in D. Scott Rogo (Ed.), Mind Beyond the Body: The Mystery of ESP Projection (pp. 270-306). Penguin, New York. Reprinted with slight variations in his, The mystical life (pp. 45-82), Faber & Faber, London, 1961]

1979      Denning, Melita & Osborne, Phillips. The Llewellyn practical guide to astral projection: The out-of-body experience. Llewellyn Publications, St. Paul MN. [239p, illus, glossary]

1979      Donahoe, James J. Moving out-of-the-body, and Out-of-body experience: A guide for experimenters. In his, Enigma: Psychology, the paranormal and self-transformation (pp 16-20 and 97-106). Bench Press, Oakland CA. [199p, gloss, index, bibl]

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

1980      Sutphen, Dick. Astral projection. Valley of the Sun, Malibu CA. [96-p. manual on self-hypnosis, two cassette tapes with guided imagery for OBE induction]

1980      White, John. Out-of-body experience: The ecstasy of astral projection. In his, A practical gude to death & dying (pp. 124-134). Theosophical Publishing House, Wheaton IL. [xiii + 169p, illus, footnotes]

1982      Frost, Gavin & Frost, Yvonne. Astral travel: Your guide to the secrets of out-of-body experiences. Samuel Weiser Inc, York Beach ME. [240p, bibl. Also published by Granada Publishing Ltd, UK]

1983      Batey, Boyce. Review of D. Scott Rogo, Leaving the body: A complete guide to astral projection. Vital Signs, 3(2):19.

1983      Mishlove, Jeffery. Psi development systems. Ballantine, New York.

1983      Rogo, D. Scott. Leaving the body: A complete guide to astral projection. Prentice-Hall, New York and Englewood Cliffs NJ. [xiv + 190p, index, notes, refs, bibl]

1983      Stevens, Petey, Opening up to your psychic self. Nevertheless.

1983      Tholey, P. Techniques for controlling and manipulating lucid dreams. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 57:79-90).

1986      Laurence, Andrew. The other you: How to develop your psychic potential. Javelin Books; Poole, Dorset UK. [192p, bibl, index]

1986      Mulvin, Jerry. Out-of-body exploration. The Divine Science of Light and Sound, Marina del Rey CA. [87p.]

1987      Willson, Terrill. How I learned soul travel. Illuminated Way Publishing, Crystal MN. [176p.]

1988      Balcombe, Betty F. Out-of-body travel. In her, Everybody's guide for using psychic ability (pp. 131-136). Samuel Weiser, York Beach ME. [190p, index. General discussion; induction methodology]

1988      Monroe, Robert A. Journeys out of the body: a journeys workbook. St. Martin’s Press, New York. [Also published as audio cassettes by Renaissance Tapes, 1988.]

1988      Slate, Joe H. Out-of-body experiences: The missing link. In his, Psychic phenomena: New principles, techniques and applications (pp. 103-118). McFarland, Jefferson NC. [xii + 199p, illus, index, gloss, bibl]

1988      Stack, Rick. Out-of-body adventures: 30 days to the most exciting experience of your life. Contemporary books, Chicago IL. [149p, notes, bibl. Also published by Beaverbooks Ltd, Markham, Ontario]

1989      Brennan, J.H. The astral projection workbook: How to achieve out-of-body experiences. Sterling Publishing Co, New York. [159p, illus, index]

1989      Glaskin, Gerald M. A door to infinity: Proving the Christos experience. Avery, Garden City Park NY. [183p, bibl.  Also published by Wildwood House, London, 1979.]

1989      Harary, Keith & Weintraub, Pamela. Have an out-of-body experience in 30 days: The free flight program. St. Martin's Press, New York. [xi, 99p, bibl.]

1989      Irwin, Harvey J. Hypnotic induction of the out-of-body experience. Australian Journal of Clinical Hypnotherapy and Hypnosis, 10(1):1-7 (Mar). [43 refs]

1990      Martin, Anthony. Understanding astral projection: Exploration in a world beyond the body. The Aquarian Press, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England, 1990. [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. (96p, bibl, notes, index)]

1990      Perkins, John. Psychonavigation: Techniques for travel beyond time. Destiny Books, Rochester VT. [123p, bibl, index]

1990      Rampa, T. Lobsang. Lessons nine through twelve. In his, You forever (pp 65-100). Samuel Weiser, York Beach, Maine. [288 pp]

1991      de La Tour, Kevin & Simone de La Tour. Projectiology: Introductory course outline. International Institute of Projectiology, Rio de Janeiro.

1991      Harary, K[ieth] & Weintraub, Pamela. Out-of-body experience in 30 days. St. Martin's Press, New York. [xi, 99p, bibl. Reprint of Harary, K[ieth] & Weintraub, Pamela. Have an out-of-body experience in 30 days: The free flight program. St. Martin's Press, New York, 1989.]

1991      King, Francis. Techniques of high magic: a guide to self-empowerment. Destiny Books, Rochester VT.

1991      Mulvin, Jerry. Thru the vortex. Divine Science of Light and Sound, Marina del Rey CA.

1992      Alegretti, Wagner. You outside your body. International Institute of Projectiology, Rio de Janeiro. [15p]

1992      Morgan, Keith. Easy astral projection: Simple techniques for travelling in the astral planes. Pentacle Enterprises, London. [21p.]

1993      Devereux, Paul. Astral Projection and How to Accomplish It. Brotherhood of the White Temple, Sedalia CO.

1994      DeGracia, Donald J. Do OBE: How to astral project. Internet: FTP to MINPRO.MNG.PSU.EDU in directory /PUB/OBE/BOOKS.

1994      Earnest, David. Sixteen ways to leave your body. dje@netcom.com.

1994      Erst, Ed. Affirmations and OOBE. http://www.spiritweb.org/Spirit/obe-affirmation.html.

1994      Erst, Ed. Hemi-Sync: Self experiment. http://www.spiritweb.org/Spirit/hemisync.html.

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

1995      Aranyi, Steve. Lessons for beginners on out of body experiences. 71777.3335@compuserve.com.

1995      Guiden, Alan. Traveling: An accidental expert's how-to leave your body handbook. http://www.acadiacom.net/studynet/index2.html.

1995      Peterson, Bob. Out-of-body experiences: How to have them and what to expect. http://www.winternet.com/~rsp/obebook.html .

1995      van Oostrum, Edgar. Astral projection 101. http://www.lava.net/~goodin/articles/vanoos1.html.

1995      Whitford, Marc. Walk on the face of God. http://www.spiritweb.org/Spirit/obe-mars-face.html.

1996      Ballabene, Alfred. Intentions and imaginations triggering OBE'S. http://mailbox.univie.ac.at/~a8424mae/english/alfred3.htm .

1996      Buhlman, William. Adventures beyond the body: How to experience out-of-body travel. Harper, New York. [291p, gloss, index]

1996      Foster, Roz. Astral techniques? http://www.lava.net/~goodin/articles/foster1.html.

1996      Gooden, Charles (Ed.). Astral projection tips. http://www.lava.net/~goodin/articles.

1996      Graze, Richard. Astral Projection: a beginner's guide. Hodder and Stoughton, London.

1996      L'Esperance, Ed. Two techniques for astral projection. http://www.lava.net/~goodin/articles/ed1.html.

1996      Morrissey, Dianne. Anyone can see the light: The seven keys to a guided out-of-body experience. Stillpoint Publishing, Walpole NH. [189 p, bibl]

1997      Mathers, S[amuel] L[iddell] MacGregor. Ritual magic of the Golden Dawn (Francis King, Ed.). Destiny Books, Rochester VT. [bibl]

1997      Morrissey, Dianne.  You can see the light:  how to touch eternity and return safely.  Stillpoint Publishing, Walpole NH.  [189p]

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

For review, see:  Acosta, Ikam, Journal of Conscientiology, vol 2, no. 7 (Jan, 2000), International Academy of Conscientiology, New York.

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

1998      Leva, Patricia.  Traveling the interstate of consciousness:  a driver’s instruction manual:  Using Hemi-Sync to access states of non-ordinary reality. Q Central Publishing, Longmont CO.

1998      Slate, Joe H. Astral projection and psychic empowerment: techniques for mastering the out-of-body experience. Llewellyn Publications, St. Paul MN. [index]

1998      Webster, Richard. Astral travel for beginners: transcend time and space with out-of-body experiences. Llewellyn Publications, St. Paul MN. [bibl, index]

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

For review, see:  Ross, Michael, Journal of Conscientiology, vol 2, no. 6 (Oct, 1999), International Academy of Conscientiology, New York.

1999      Buhlman, William.  Chakra technique and the vibrational technique.  Spiritual Adventures.  [music, 2 CD set]

1999      McCoy, Edain. Astral projection for beginners. Llewellyn Publications, St Paul MN. [xiv+ 244p, appendix, gloss, bibl, index]

2000      Buhlman, William. Adventures beyond the body:  mystic bowls, sacred sounds.  Mach 1 Audio.  [music CD]

2000      Machado, Cesar Iria.  La practica del estado vibracional, Journal of Conscientiology, vol 5, no. 17 (July), International Academy of Conscientiology, New York.   [Relationship of intentionality and inducement of vibrational state.  Spanish]

2001      de Luna, Mário.  Frontal and coronal chakras technique of basic mobilization of energy:  a self-experiment,  Journal of Conscientiology, vol 4, no. 14 (Oct), International Academy of Conscientiology, New York.  [Consideration of frontal and coronal chakra technique for inducing vibrations]

2002      Fernandes, Luísa and Nanci Trivellato.  Projectarium chamber optimized to support out-of-body experiences,  Journal of Conscientiology, vol 5, no. 17 (July), International Academy of Conscientiology, New York. [Description of design and function of a “projectarium,” use for inducing altered states and OBE.]

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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