Yram - Out of body manouvering
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
Practical Astral projection - Yram
Another day, contrary to my usual custom, I had projected myself lying on my right side. I felt as if I were falling suddenly, as if I had been lying on a trap-door which had been suddenly opened under me. My first impulse was automatically to make the same movements as would occur if this had happened to my physical body. I stretched out my arms and legs in the hope of gripping something, and started to cry out. However speedy this reaction may be it has the effect of producing clarity of consciousness. I recovered my presence of mind, became fully conscious of my projected condition, of the efforts which I had already made, of the essentials for success, and the possible hindrances, and of the decisions I had made, all of which I noticed without resisting the process of projection.
In another set of experiments I had been neatly blocked by contrary forces. I struggled as hard as I could, but only succeeded in coming away with a general bruised feeling. On the day following this struggle I had not yet finished concentrating, when my astral body was shot out violently like a shell from a gun. I was thrown out, face downwards, with my arms stretched out, so realistically that I thought that I had really been thrown from my bed to the floor. There was nothing to give cause for worry. I was well out of my body and proceeded to carry out, in my room, the experiments I had in mind. As it happened, on that day my astral double was more condensed than usual. In order to change to another dimension I tried to pass through the walls of the room, but found that they resisted my efforts. When I tried harder I only managed to produce a pain in my forehead and had to resort to the astral opening of the window before my first projection could have its way.