Simply, the phenomena astral projection it involves visiting the astral plane by separating your mental body or subconscious from the physical body and then visiting other localities.
These localities can be either close by or far away and are normally determined by subconscious factors when happening accidentally during sleep as dreams. A trained or expert astral traveler has the ability to visit and connect with specifically chosen locations! Your first Astral projection For Beginners experience normally happens by accident!
Unless you are already skilled in the world of astral projection, then for the most part, any experiences you may have already had are probably either by accident or as a result of your subconscious mind and its reactions to the events you are currently experiencing or have unresolved in your life.
Actually this is one of the most common astral projection experiences. Not all of the people project for the practice, some of them just naturally get it. Also basically every human being projects at least once to the astral plane, accidentally or by trying and practicing.
Some other accidental astral travels occur when we are dreaming. people has always experienced the most real sensation of being able to fly and also being totally aware of it while actually still in the dream. Furthermore , just about everyone of us has experienced the sharp jolt and fright when we dream of falling and miraculously seem to wake up just before make that dreaded impact with the ground. This is probably the category of projection you have performed accidentally.
Also happens when the physical body has undergone extreme trauma. Surely you would have heard of stories where people going through a near death experience such as a heart attack, stroke, car accident or even a major surgical procedure recall and report that at various times they seemed to be hovering up above their physical body and looking down viewing, hearing and being aware of the whole situation. This is considered accidental astral projection as well, due to an undergone extreme trauma ( though, what you had has no connection to it, but it i have brought this up to give folks an example of unprevented and wanted astral projection experience).
Of course some of these are really just dreams plain and simple however do not totally disregard the fact that you just may have instead had a subconscious astral travel or astral projection! So keep in mind that it could have been an astral travelling or a regular drem but if you really sensed energy and you do know how astral projection feels like, most likely you projected, as i said. Dream or not, accidental astral projections do happen to people at least once in a lifetime, this is very common and regular.
If this is a regular occurrence for you then you really should find out more about honing this natural ability, using some Astral projection For Beginners tools and getting the most out of astral projection!