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Dr Robert Crookall - More Astral projections – Mr E. V. Duxbury, of Leeds has an OBE



Type of Spiritual Experience


A description of the experience

Dr Robert Crookall - More Astral projections

Case No. 221- Mr E. V. Duxbury, of Leeds, sent the following narrative (in litt.):

"A few months ago, as I lay asleep, I suddenly had the feeling of my body growing very small. I tried to wake up but could neither open my eyes nor speak. At the limit of this feeling, everything inside me seemed to burst and I sat up, fully conscious. Instead of any ill-effects, I had the feeling of peace and comfort such as I had never known. This same experience occurred again later."

On a second occasion he said,

"I was elevated and floated round the room. On descending, my stomach seemed to generate tremendous power. This awoke me."

Mr Duxbury asked, "Are the above actual astral travels?"

We think so.

The source of the experience

Ordinary person

Concepts, symbols and science items


Science Items

Activities and commonsteps



Dreaming and lucid dreaming