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Hello there!

PostPosted: Tue Sep 29, 2015 3:44 pm
by Reasinre
1. Give us a general understanding of what kind of knowledge you have regarding astral projection.
I've had spontaneous OBE's all my childhood. Not so much during my adult life, but I have had enough experiences to know I want to explore further.

2. What kind of expectations do you have towards projection... what do you think projection is?
That's what I want to find out. I'm a skeptic at heart, but I'm also open minded. After experiencing remote viewing for myself I'm less inclined to think that "it's all in my head" than before. I think it's time to study this seriously. I'm not a religious person, and I don't think there's any use in separating the world using labels we make up ourselves. It's all part of the natural world, of the cosmos, after all. I don't think there's good and evil outside of the values we grow up with and carry with ourselves. The fact that they are a construct of our (and possibly other species) minds doesn't make them less valuable, and certainly not less real or useful. But this is just theorization. All in all, I don't care about being right or wrong about my views. All I care is about knowing.

3. What kind of methods/techniques have you tried?
I've only had success using LD to OBE, spontaneous OBEs and also SP (with or without false awakening) to OBE. I've tried phasing as Xanth explained to me on IRC years ago to no avail (I get impatient), and I've tried old fashioned meditation, but the vibrations always snap me out of it. I don't even get that anymore.

4. How long have you been attempting them for?
I guess all my life. Actively I'd say the last 10 years, on and off. I'm almost 30 now.

5. What kind of goals do you have for learning Projection? You can be general or specific.
I've had a glimpse of a reality much greater than we usually consider to be it, and I cannot just ignore it. I must explore! I want to know, and if there's a materialistic application and want in all honestly and good heart to take advantage of it (but material enrichment is not at all my main motivation). As someone once said, I want to be all I can be.
I'm a very inquisitive and curious person, and I've never come across an area of knowledge and art that I have never tried to explore and understand to some extent. Languages, math, science, history, engineering, music, you name it. This is no different. I'm a proper nerd I guess :roll:

Re: Hello there!

PostPosted: Wed Sep 30, 2015 7:20 am
by Xanth
Reasinre wrote:That's what I want to find out. I'm a skeptic at heart, but I'm also open minded. After experiencing remote viewing for myself I'm less inclined to think that "it's all in my head" than before. I think it's time to study this seriously. I'm not a religious person, and I don't think there's any use in separating the world using labels we make up ourselves. It's all part of the natural world, of the cosmos, after all. I don't think there's good and evil outside of the values we grow up with and carry with ourselves. The fact that they are a construct of our (and possibly other species) minds doesn't make them less valuable, and certainly not less real or useful. But this is just theorization. All in all, I don't care about being right or wrong about my views. All I care is about knowing.

Good, because there is ZERO religion in projection. :)
I think you're starting this with a good mindset.

I've only had success using LD to OBE, spontaneous OBEs and also SP (with or without false awakening) to OBE. I've tried phasing as Xanth explained to me on IRC years ago to no avail (I get impatient), and I've tried old fashioned meditation, but the vibrations always snap me out of it. I don't even get that anymore.

Oh, I kind of remember you now. I haven't been on my IRC channel for a while now... I really do need to pop in there from time to time.
Now, you say you've only had success using LD to OBE methods... how would you gauge your awareness during those experiences?

I've had a glimpse of a reality much greater than we usually consider to be it, and I cannot just ignore it. I must explore! I want to know, and if there's a materialistic application and want in all honestly and good heart to take advantage of it (but material enrichment is not at all my main motivation). As someone once said, I want to be all I can be.
I'm a very inquisitive and curious person, and I've never come across an area of knowledge and art that I have never tried to explore and understand to some extent. Languages, math, science, history, engineering, music, you name it. This is no different. I'm a proper nerd I guess :roll:

I've always said to people that once you get a taste for the wider reality, it really hooks you in. :)

Anyway, give the lessons we have here a shot. Perhaps, if you haven't already, give my updated book a read and see if that helps you to understand and wrap your head around some concepts. You do seem to be stuck a bit on labels, so who knows. :)

Re: Hello there!

PostPosted: Wed Sep 30, 2015 2:38 pm
by Reasinre
Oh, I kind of remember you now. I haven't been on my IRC channel for a while now... I really do need to pop in there from time to time.
Now, you say you've only had success using LD to OBE methods... how would you gauge your awareness during those experiences?


I've also had some success from sleep paralysis, but never got past the RTZ.

During most of my projections I've had excellent awareness, and during some of them I've gotten stuck in the dream fiction despite being aware.
In the ones where I had "astral awareness" I've either wandered aimlessly and they eventually devolved into a dream or just given in to sexual fantasies...

I've always said to people that once you get a taste for the wider reality, it really hooks you in. :)

Anyway, give the lessons we have here a shot. Perhaps, if you haven't already, give my updated book a read and see if that helps you to understand and wrap your head around some concepts. You do seem to be stuck a bit on labels, so who knows. :)


I've read it again and last night I read a lot of stuff in this forum and your blog. I tried that thing about relaxing your head and face muscles first, then letting it take over your brain before trying to relax the rest of the body. It worked wonders! I spent more than an hour going right to the edge of phasing and back. It got to the point where I couldn't go to sleep because I'd get these falling sensations. I couldn't get all the way to the end though. For some reason I backed out at the last second every time.

I wouldn't say it was uncomfortable, but I did feel uncomfortable... psychologically. I don't know exactly why though. I'm not afraid of any dwellers or anything like that (I've rarely experienced those), so perhaps is more of a fear of letting go... I'll keep investigating tonight.

Re: Hello there!

PostPosted: Wed Sep 30, 2015 6:58 pm
by Xanth
Reasinre wrote:I've also had some success from sleep paralysis, but never got past the RTZ.

That's really a simple matter of perspective. From within the non-physical, you have access to EVERYTHING. Anything anyone has ever told you about OBEing, Astral Projection, Lucid Dreaming, etc... it's all at your fingertips. You simply need to learn to place the Intent to do whatever it is you want to do at that point. :)

"Placing Intent" isn't something you can be taught, unfortunately. But I think I can guide you towards that end.

During most of my projections I've had excellent awareness, and during some of them I've gotten stuck in the dream fiction despite being aware.
In the ones where I had "astral awareness" I've either wandered aimlessly and they eventually devolved into a dream or just given in to sexual fantasies...

"Excellent awareness". Would you describe it as the kind of awareness you have right now while physically awake and aware?
That's what I call a "non-physical astral awareness" experience. The amount of awareness is actually the determining factor in what kind of experience you're having. However, in the end, as long as you're consciously experiencing the non-physical, it's a projection.

I've read it again and last night I read a lot of stuff in this forum and your blog. I tried that thing about relaxing your head and face muscles first, then letting it take over your brain before trying to relax the rest of the body. It worked wonders! I spent more than an hour going right to the edge of phasing and back. It got to the point where I couldn't go to sleep because I'd get these falling sensations. I couldn't get all the way to the end though. For some reason I backed out at the last second every time.

I wouldn't say it was uncomfortable, but I did feel uncomfortable... psychologically. I don't know exactly why though. I'm not afraid of any dwellers or anything like that (I've rarely experienced those), so perhaps is more of a fear of letting go... I'll keep investigating tonight.

That's great! Play with that sensation of going between the edge of phasing and back. The more you do it, the more comfortable with it you will become. :)

Re: Hello there!

PostPosted: Thu Oct 01, 2015 12:47 pm
by Reasinre
Xanth wrote:
During most of my projections I've had excellent awareness, and during some of them I've gotten stuck in the dream fiction despite being aware.
In the ones where I had "astral awareness" I've either wandered aimlessly and they eventually devolved into a dream or just given in to sexual fantasies...

"Excellent awareness". Would you describe it as the kind of awareness you have right now while physically awake and aware?
That's what I call a "non-physical astral awareness" experience. The amount of awareness is actually the determining factor in what kind of experience you're having. However, in the end, as long as you're consciously experiencing the non-physical, it's a projection.


Yes, it was what you describe as astral awareness in your book. Totally aware, like being awake. It wasn't very unstable though.
I'll keep working tonight. Last night was more or less the same as the one before, except that at some point I "crossed the threshold" for a while, falling asleep before waking up again minutes later. Unfortunately I did not retain awareness in the process.

Re: Hello there!

PostPosted: Thu Oct 01, 2015 1:36 pm
by Szaxx
Hi and welcome to unlimited boundaries.
You certainly have a good start with clarity. Most initial awareness is hazy for so many.
Not getting past the RTZ indicates you will with determination. I'm sure we can help with this.
Have a read through the lessons and ask anything you want. Answers are already waiting.

Re: Hello there!

PostPosted: Fri Oct 02, 2015 11:18 am
by Reasinre
Szaxx wrote:Hi and welcome to unlimited boundaries.
You certainly have a good start with clarity. Most initial awareness is hazy for so many.
Not getting past the RTZ indicates you will with determination. I'm sure we can help with this.
Have a read through the lessons and ask anything you want. Answers are already waiting.


It's not only not getting past the RTZ. In recent years I've been on a dry spell.

Re: Hello there!

PostPosted: Sat Oct 03, 2015 4:40 am
by Szaxx
A suggestion, don't try for a few days. Just get plenty of sleep and see if anything spontaneous occurs. You can still read etc but make no attempts at all.
If you've programmed your subconscious to have an experience, it may just occur naturally.