Yram - Whirlwinds
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
Practical Astral projection - Yram
During the majority of cases projection, by the whirlwind method is not accompanied by any visions or sensations. We are merely transported on a wind of ether, at a variable speed, towards some unknown goal. We must keep ourselves in readiness for any eventuality. When we are carried away by this magnetic current, there is a feeling of tremendous speed. A howling tempest deafens our ears, as if we were travelling over the earth at a rate impossible to gauge. Several times I have noticed a white luminous cloud trailing my double.
The speed at which we are carried away may not allow us to put ourselves in a convenient position. Our double may be standing up, lying on the stomach, on the back, on the side, or simply sitting, as if in a chair. It may happen that we are transported head first, or feet first, in an horizontal, oblique, or vertical current, with the feeling of either rising or going down. Generally, when the current is lateral we may have confidence, but when the current is vertical, with a sensation of falling, it is time to be careful.
For example: in one experiment I was watching a lovely panorama unfold beneath me, when suddenly without apparent motive, the current on which I was being carried suddenly changed its direction and I had the feeling of falling at a dizzy speed. I noticed many different images. The last was a sort of tube in which I was shut up. The further I went the narrower became the tube, with sensations corresponding. I had the feeling of being crushed in and was literally suffocating. Keeping cool, I began to smile, and mentally called my guides. Soon a whirlwind rushed me clean out of this disagreeable situation and with a sigh of relief I found myself in free space