We do not fully understand the neurological mechanism that causes OBEs - Dr. Olaf Blanke


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Out of Body Experiences: Are OBEs Real or Lucid Dreams?

As someone who dreams every night, you've already had thousands of "out of body experiences". You just didn't know it at the time.

Think about it: any time you are exploring a dream world (lucid or not) you are roaming free, completely separately from your physical body lying in bed. This is no word play. An out of body experience is your mind, out-of-body, in an internally generated dream world. (Note: this does not mean your dreams literally take you out of body at night.)

Now here is what separates an OBE from a typical dream:

  1. You have a higher level of consciousness during the experience
  2. You…

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 Out of Body Experiences: Are OBEs Real or Lucid Dreams?

OBEs are most likely to occur when you are asleep, meditating or practicing wake-induced lucid dream exercises. Indeed, many dream explorers agree that out-of-body phenomena are extensions of the lucid dream experience.

Out of Body Experience Research Foundation

OBERF is part of a triad of websites that studies different aspects of human consciousness experiences from all over the world.

School of Out-of-Body Travel

This book is for pragmatic people who are not used to taking anything on faith or reading about empty theories. The book only deals with what works in practice, and nothing else.

Monroe Institute

The Monroe Institute advances the exploration of human consciousness and the experience of expanded states of awareness as a path to creating a life of personal freedom, meaning, insight, and happiness.

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