accompanied by going out of body
may include blurry vision
(seeing things like you are underwater
); seeing or hearing other entitites
nearby, and even feeling like they are steering you or guiding you; seeing a silver cord
attaching your physical body
to your astral body
; having a sense of heightened emotion
, like fear, calm, contentment, panic, or joy.
Out of body experiences can often come about through lucid dreams
, sleep paralysis
, or sleep deprivation
. They can be spontaneous
or willingly induced.
For some good literature on OBE
's, check out Robert Monroe
's trilogy: Journeys Out of the Body, Far Journey, and Ultimate Journey. Also, the full text of Robert Peterson's Out of Body Experiences: How to Have Them and What to Expect
is available online for free at http://www.robertpeterson.org/obebook.html.