OBE Induction Methods
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1991 King, Francis. Techniques of high magic: a guide to self-empowerment. Destiny Books, Rochester VT.
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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. firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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1997 Peterson, Bob. Out-of-body experiences: How to have them and
what to expect.
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]
2000 Buhlman, William. Adventures beyond the body: mystic bowls, sacred sounds. Mach 1 Audio. [music CD]
2000 Machado, Cesar Iria.
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,
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