Astral Projection

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Casting Instructions for 'Astral Projection'

This has been used by many members and some others and has had fantastic results with all who have tried it.

After having studied many methods of Astral Projection, I have found that this is the easiest to do. The Poppet teaches these techniques in a week, but they can be easily done in a day, with proper devotion. I feel that this technique is superior to others because it does not require intense visualization, which many people cannot do. enjoy!

One of the chief barriers people learning to project face is fear. Many are afraid that they may die, or be harmed in some way as a result of their projection. Nothing could be farther from the truth. The Canterbury Institute, renowned for its occult studies, executed an experiment in projection involving over 2,000 people. None of them were hurt in any way by this, and now, three years later, none have complained of any newly arising problems.

Once you are aware that you cannot be harmed by projecting, you should begin The Poppets techniques, step by step.

Step one : Relax the body .

According to The Poppet, "the ability to relax is the first prerequisite, perhaps even the first step itself" to having an OBE. (out of body experience) This includes both physical and mental relaxation. The Poppet does not suggest a method of attaining this relaxation, although Progressive Muscle relaxation, coupled with deep breathing exercises (inhale 1, exhale 2, inhale 3.... until 50 or 100) are known to work well.

Step Two: Enter the state bordering sleep.

This is known as the hypnagogic state. Once again, The Poppet doesn't recommend any method of doing this. One way is to hold your forearm up, while keeping your upper arm on the bed, or ground. As you start to fall asleep, your arm will fall, and you will awaken again. With practice, you can learn to control the Hypnagogic state without using your arm. Another method is to concentrate on an object. When other images start to enter your thoughts, you have entered the Hypnagogic state. Passively watch these images. This will also help you maintain this state of near-sleep. The Poppet calls this Condition A.

Step Three : Deepen this state.

Begin to clear your mind. observe your field of vision through your closed eyes. Do nothing more for a while. Simply look through your closed eyelids at the blackness in front of you. After a while, you may notice light patterns. These are simply neural discharges. They have no specific effect. Ignore them. When they cease, one has entered what The Poppet calls Condition B. From here, one must enter an even deeper state of relaxation which The Poppet calls Condition C-- a state of such relaxation that you lose all awareness of the body and sensory stimulation. You are almost in a void in which your only source of stimulation will be your own thoughts.

The ideal state for leaving your body is Condition D. This is Condition C when it is voluntarily induced from a rested and refreshed condition and is not the effect of normal fatigue. To achieve Condition D, The Poppet suggests that you practice entering it in the morning or after a short nap.

Step Four : Enter a state of Vibration .

This is the most important part of the technique, and also the most vague. Many projectors have noted these vibrations at the onset of projection. They can be experienced as a mild tingling, or as is electricity is being shot through the body. /their cause is a mystery. It may actually be the astral body trying to leave the physical one.

For entering into the vibrational state, he offers the following directions:

  1.  Remove all jewelry or other items that might be touching your skin.
  2.  Darken the room so that no light can be seen through your eyelids, but do not shut out all light.
  3.  Lie down with your body along a north-south axis, with your head pointed toward magnetic north.
  4.  Loosen all clothing, but keep covered so that you are slightly warmer than might normally be comfortable.
  5.  Be sure you are in a location where, and at a time when, there will be absolutely no noise to disturb you.
  6.  Enter a state of relaxation
  7.  Give yourself the mental suggestion that you will remember all that occurs during the upcoming session that will be beneficial to your well-being. Repeat this five times.
  8.  Proceed to breath through your half-open mouth.
  9.  As you breath, concentrate on the void in front of you.
  10.  Select a point a foot away from your forehead, then change your point of mental reference to six feet.
  11.  Turn the point 90 degrees upward by drawing an imaginary line parallel to your body axis up and above your head. Focus there and reach out for the vibrations at that point and bring them back into your body.

Even if you don't know what these vibrations are, you will know when you have achieved contact with them

Step five : Learn to control the vibrational state .

Practice controlling them by mentally pushing them into your head, down to your toes, making them surge throughout your entire body, and producing vibrational waves from head to foot. To produce this wave effect, concentrate of the vibrations and mentally push a wave out of your head and guide it down your body. Practice this until you can induce these waves on command.
Once you have control of the vibrational state, you are ready to leave the body.

Step six : Begin with a partial separation.

The key here is thought control. Keep your mind firmly focused on the idea of leaving the body. Do not let it wander. Stray thought might cause you to lose control of the state.

Now, having entered the vibrational state, begin exploring the OBE by releasing a hand or a foot of the "second body". The Poppet suggests that you extend a limb until it comes in contact with a familiar object, such as a wall near your bed. Then push it through the object. Return the limb by placing it back into coincidence with the physical one, decrease the vibrational rate, and then terminate the experiment. Lie quietly until you have fully returned to normal. This exercise will prepare you for full separation.

Step seven : Dissociate yourself from the body.

One method is to lift out of the body. To do this, think about getting lighter and lighter after entering this vibrational state. Think about how nice it would be to float upward. Keep this thought in mind at all costs and let no extraneous thoughts interrupt it. An OBE will occur naturally at this point.

Another method is the "Rotation method" or "roll-out" technique. When you have achieved the vibrational state, try to roll over as if you were turning over in bed. Do not attempt to roll over physically. Try to twist your body from the top and virtually roll over into your second body right out of your physical self. At this point, you will be out of the body but next to it. Think of floating upward, and you should find yourself floating above the body. The Poppet suggests you begin with the lift-out method, but argues that both are equally efficacious.

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How hard is this to fully achieve?

Mar 18, 2019
How often do you wish to practice? In high school I would practice every night before bed and it took me about 2 months to project and get use to floating around my house. I never tried visiting Japan or Ireland, but I do project to the astral plane on occasion.

Jun 05, 2019
I have a question to Nekoshema. Can I learn it? And how much time it takes me to learn. and Would you teach me Nekoshema

Jul 28, 2020
Anyone can learn Astral Projection, it just takes practice. I don't teach. I'm self-taught when it comes to 99% of my knowledge [grab a book and practice] I learned to project years ago after a lot of practice as well as trial and error. Do some research and try consistently, same time every day. It took me over a month to do it once, so don't get discouraged if it takes you a while.

Could someone be able see you when you do this?

May 22, 2019
I don´t know that would be cool though.

May 22, 2019
There is a chance people who can see spirits can see your astral form since they are both in the ethric plane. This is rare, however, it is more likely someone who is sentitive to energy will sense another presence in the room.

I want to talk to you about this method. I m really interested in Astral form, and I want to move to all around my town without noticed. So Would I get any support from you by tuition? Please. I want to use it. but I need a Good teacher.

After I project will I be, tired in the morning? Also, how long does it usually last?

Jun 30, 2021
I can't really tell about the tired part but, astral projection has no time limit. It last about the time you want it to.

If something goes wrong, will I be stuck outside my physical body? It's just a question I thought of since a lot of things go wrong with spells I perform.

So when you deepen bordered sleep are you sleeping?

Aug 24, 2021

Im having a difficult time controlling the vibrational state. Do you have any tips to help me on this.

Feb 06, 2020
I've found deep breathing exercises can help. When your body gets that ''jolt'' panic, deep breathing, affirmations, or something to remind yourself to keep calm can help.

Apr 18, 2020
Thanks so much

Is there a danger, how long can you do this?

Mar 28, 2020
Not that I'm aware. There are various horror movies and shows that try to make it scary with people getting lost or attacked, but that rarely if ever happens. Our bodies have a defence mechanism that if our physical is disturbed [someone knocks on your door, or bumps into you as you're projecting] your astral will return instantly to you physical. I have been attacked on the astral once [but it was my own stupidity that caused it] and while it was a major shock, I was physically fine. I instantly returned to my physical [a little frazzled from the events but otherwise fine] and I was afraid of projecting for a while after the event so my astral self was locked inside my physical form for some time, but that's the worst-case scenario [like refusing to ride a bike because one person fell off theirs once and scraped their knee] As for how long you can hang around in the astral, it builds over time. When you first project, you might only do so for a few seconds, but with practice, you could theoretically stay in the astral for days/weeks [granted, you'll get hungry/thirsty/tired and your physical will probably call you back to deal with that] Personally, when I project, I only go to the astral to speak with Dragons, so I usually stay for around 15 minutes and head back. I don't really explore the astral very much.

Aug 22, 2020
Wait Nekoshema we can speak with dragons in Astral Form??

Aug 22, 2020
Yes. You can talk to any astral being in your astral form easier than when you're on the physical and they're on the astral. [over time, it'll be easier to communicate on different planes, but first couple times, it's easier to be on the same plane]

Aug 23, 2020
Hey Nekoshema How did you get Attacked??

Aug 25, 2020
How do you talk to dragons?

This does work. This is the typical astral projection exercise most use.

I have prophetic dreams, and I think I can sense/seespirits. Is there any way to be sure?

Jul 28, 2020
Well it depends how does the energy around and inside you feel when that happens?

Questions for Nekoshema 1. If you have enough concentration on a place will your astral projection go there 2. Will you be able to see spirits in astral form

Jul 28, 2020
In my experience, yes to both. I've projected to visit my family living miles away and all I do is think of home and I'm there. As for spirits, when you're floating around the physical, you're in the ethereal [the layer between physical and astral] where spiritual beings dwell. I've always been able to see/sense spirits, so it might simply be a me thing, but I've seen spirits on the astral.

I was born with this ability, I wonder, ''Is it natural?''

Oct 09, 2020
also, I have almost, almost, teleported using this method.

Oct 10, 2020
No comment on the teleportation thing, but some people are born with abilities and it's easier to learn certain things for them [I was born clairvoyant, so seeing/hearing spirits comes naturally to me]

thanks nekoshema, you will see me a lot on this site, a lot...

Hey Nekoshema when you first astrall projekted did you do it first time or did it take a while before your astrall body was able to float around

Jan 16, 2021
Took me about 2-3 months actually. I would start to project but I would get scared and stop. [like I could feel my astral leaving my physical, but then I would panic and my body would do that sudden jump/falling thing that sometimes happens as you're falling asleep and I would be back at square one]

Questions for Nekoshema: How could I be attacked on the Astral? Does it need to be fully quiet to project? Are some people not able to project or can everyone?

I just started to work on more spiritual things besides focasing energy so have a few questions: 1. If you have DID would all the alters join you in astral projection since they are a part of your mind, or would they be left behind since they are nearly separate entities in your mind? 2. Is it possible to change your appearance while astral projecting like in shifting? 3. If two people astral project at the same time, is it possible to meet each other on the spiritual plane? 4. Is it possible to see spirits while astral projecting? 5. Can you manipulate objects while astral projecting or would you go right through them? 6. Is it possible to be forced into/out of astral projection, and if so is it dangerous? 7. If I didn't return to my body for a long time, would I die (for reasons other than starvation or thirst) or go into a coma, would I just stay in a sleep-like state, or would I be forced back into my body before either can happen?

Feb 14, 2021
1. I'm not sure what you're asking, when you project, your astral leaves the physical, so you can't bring anything from the physical with you. 2. Yes, it's called astral shifting. 3. in theory, they could but it might take a few tries since the astral plane is vast and you might appear at different spots since your view of the astral will be different [how you imagine it is how it will probably appear at first] You might have better luck meeting in the ethereal plane [the spot between the physical and astral where you first ascend when your astral body leaves your physical form] 4. yes, you'll first enter the ethereal plane where spirits dwell, so you have the potential to run into them as well as any number of spiritual beings who dwell on that plane. 5. you'll go through physical objects like a spirit since you're on different planes. But, if you keep practicing, you can learn how to move physical objects like some spirits can. It takes a lot of energy and focus [and the veil between worlds being thin would help] but it is possible. 6. yes. When the veil is thin, I've had spirits attempt to pull my astral form out of my physical as I was falling asleep [a few protection crystals and basic shielding and you're safe] and if your physical is in danger in any way [be it the room catches fire or your patent knocking on your door] you will instantly return to your physical. I recommend when returning to your physical by visualizing the room you were in, which returns you to the space your body is, then close your eyes and open them and you'll be back in your body. Being in the astral then returning to your physical can give a ''crash landing'' sensation and scare your body into locking your astral in your physical. Overall, it isn't dangerous, but can be painful, like when you wake up from a terrible nightmare. 7. That's a common fear, but I've never heard of it actually happening to anyone. Your physical needs food/water or someone comes to talk to you, and you will instantly return. If somehow you get lost [there's a belief you are tethered to your physical when in the ethereal by an energetic chord and breaking the chord breaks the bond between you and your body, which could result in your dying or falling into a coma or whatever, but again, I've never heard of that actually happening, so don't worry] 99% of the time, the answer to the question ''what happens of my physical is in need'' or ''what if my astral self is in danger'' the answer is ''you instantly return to your physical and wake up'' but unless you're going around picking fights with astral beings, I've never heard of an instance where someone was in danger while projecting.

Feb 15, 2021
Thank you, Nekoshema :) and for question number 1, I was asking if someone has dispositive personality disorder if the disorder would follow them since it's a part of them, be left behind since its a mental thing, or if each alter will have their own form since they are their own consciousnesses.

Feb 15, 2021

Feb 15, 2021
Ah, I'm not too sure, but my best guess is whatever mental state they are in when they project would be what they would be in the astral. You need to be in a calm state to project, so if this person is having a manic episode or is struggling to focus, I don't think they could reach the state to project at that time. When they do, it would be them minus the other identities. [I don't have DID, but I have C-PTSD, and I know if I'm in a traumatized state, I can't project, and if something triggers me, I return to the physical. So anyone can project, they just have to find the calm within the storm]

Do you know anything about an Energy Witch?

Nekoshema what is the best spell you can do

May 19, 2021
Me personally or in general? Technically once you know how magick works, you can cast any spell, but some have preferences such as crystals or sigil. Regarding types in terms of curses or blessings, again, while some might be born with a talent for certain types [similar to being born with artistic or athletic skills] spells boil down to the same steps, so anyone can master anything. With that said, if you mean myself personally, I lean towards candle and potioncraft more since I do a lot of kitchen witchcraft. While I cast primarily because I need help and not because I'm bored or something, my strongest spells tend to be protection [wards, shields, even circle casting] as well as good fortune, though most of my spells typically work fast. I'm terrible at job spells if I'm honest, they never seem to have the desired results [job spells are like the monkey's paw for me, there's always a catch, so I instead focus on wealth and luck instead of job specific] If I cast to help someone find a job, it never results in full-time employment at a good job.

How are you supposed to do this stuff when your basically sleeping. I didn't read the whole thing tho... but others say that you basically have to sleep.

May 31, 2021
It is a state similar to the one before sleep. You are not falling asleep. Anyone who has practiced meditation for a long period, knows this state of relaxation. It is easiest to describe as ''the state before sleep'' for those who have yet to reach this milestone. You need not worry, however, if you cannot finish a simple article on the subject, you do not posses the bare minimum required to project. If you attempt projection now, it will not work for you. Do not get discouraged, but you need to start smaller. Try sitting quietly for ten seconds and working your way up.

I have a few questions. 1) Will you be able to see (and communicate with) other people who are astral projecting whilst you are? 2) How long does it takes to fully manage to detach from the body? 3) What are the astral planes? 4) If you are attacked whilst projecting, will you feel the pain and will it harm your physical? 5) How do you get back to your physical? 6) Adding on to 5, what if you cannot return to your physical? 7) Can you interact with things (like open doors etc.)? Thanks!

Aug 12, 2021
this is mostly UPG, so don't take everything as facts. 1. in theory, yes, but I've never met another person in the astral 2. really depends on the person. It took me a long time because I was weathered to the physical as a result of fear, stress, anxiety, and so on 3. from what I've been taught, it's layers of different spiritual realms. The astral is like a fantasy realm. When you leave the physical, you enter the ethereal which is the plane between physical and astral [it's where astral beings, spirit, and nature spirits like faeries dwell when they visit the physical] then you would think of the astral and be instantly transported there. It is a higher plane than the ethereal. [if you saw Doctor Strange when his astral is forced out of his physical. It won't happen to you, but it's a good example, they're layers of dimensions and planes that vibrate at different energetic frequencies] 4. speaking from experience on this one. It will hurt. It will scare the ever-loving tar out of you. Your physical might be shaken, but unharmed. If your astral is attacked, your astral might be traumatized [mine was] so you will need to overcome the fear and start all over again. That said, creatures aren't out to hurt you, just be respectful [I wasn't] 5. think of your room [or where you were projecting from] you should return to your room. Then close your eyes, imagine being in your physical, and slowly open them. You should be back in your physical [the reason I say think of your room first is you return at such a speed, much crashes into their physical and it's a shock to the system] 6. I can say with 99.99% certainty, that will not happen. You're connected to your physical [some claim to see an energetic tether when in the ethereal] so if you need to return for any reason, you will be instantly called back. Your parent knocks on your bedroom door, poof, back in the physical. A spiritual being starts sniffing around your physical, poof, back in your body. Any disturbance to your physical will return your astral instantly. 7. as you improve, you can during times where the veil between worlds is thin [around Samhain aka Halloween] where if you have enough spiritual energy, you could move physical objects. Most of the time, you just phase through stuff like a ghost. [I've been told you can't read in the astral. letters become a jumbled mess. Never tried, so I can't confirm. Personally, I pushed a pencil on my desk once, but I was rather drained for a day or two afterwards. Granted, messing with physical objects isn't the reason I project, so it was a one time experiment]

When I relax my body, I focus on my breathing, but when I try to move on to the next step, I stop breathing and can't breathe. So then have to focus on my breathing again and then the same thing will happen. How can I stop this from happening?

I'm having trouble reaching the hypnagogic state any tips?

Aug 12, 2021
Hate to say patience, but this stage is a deep state of relaxation. What relaxes you? Perhaps you should make a whole ritual or routine out of it. Take a bath, listen to calming music, read a book, drink calming tea, light soothing incense. Whatever helps you unwind before trying to project. I couldn't project for the longest time because I was hyper-focusing on getting it right, so my mind was always alert making my body tense, preventing me from reaching this desired state. [you might also consider journaling if you don't already. Not just to trach what is/isn't working in your practice, but also if you're weathered to the physical with stress, you could vent on the page and relieve some tension]

can you do this on accident?

Sep 24, 2021
Technically, yes. It isn't common, but people with a strong connection to the spiritual or have dissociation they could slip into the astral unknowingly. Especially if the veil is thin [I have to have a protection charm by my bed around Samhain because I'll be pulled out of my physical]

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