Explorations in Consciousness Forum: Out-of-Body Experiences, Lucid Dreams and Altered States

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    1. General Discussion

      Open discussion area for anything related to out of body experiences, lucid dreams and altered states of consciousness.
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    2. Modern and Contemporary Approaches

      Discussion of out of body experiences, lucid dreams and altered states of consciousness from modern and contemporary perspectives including but not limited to authors like William Buhlman, Kurt Leland, Jurgen Ziewe, Robert Monroe and Robert Peterson.
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    3. Philosophical, Scientific and (Para-)Psychological

      Discussion of philosophical, scientific and (para-)psychological theories of the OBE, lucid dreams and altered states of consciousness, including but not limited to topics on the relationship between mind and body (the "mind-body problem"), quantum physics, lucid dream research, verifiable perception, neurophysiology and (para-)psychology.
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    4. Mystical and Occult Traditions

      Discussion from the perspective of mystical and occult traditions, including theosophical and eastern disciplines, as well as authors associated with these traditions such as Robert Bruce, Ophiel, Oliver Fox, Sylvan Muldoon, Yram.
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    1. The Lounge

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    1. General Experiences

      Share your experiences in the out of body state, lucid dream, or altered state of consciousness.
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    2. First Experiences

      Post your first significant experience related to the out of body state, lucid dream, or altered state here.
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    3. The Transition Process

      Experiences relating to various transition phenomena associated with the out of body experiences including vibrations, buzzing, images, visions, light effects, colors, etc.
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    4. Void Experiences

      Post and discuss experiences in that elusive state of consciousness called the "The Void"
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    5. Experiences in Physical Reality

      Post and discuss those experiences that seem to occur in physical reality.
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    6. Non-Physical Experiences

      Post experiences that seem to occur "elsewhere."
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    7. Validations and Experiments

      Did you have an experience suggesting that extrasensory perception or verifiable perception was involved? Want to set up an experiment with others? This is the place to do it.
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    1. Methods and Techniques

      Discuss methods and techniques for inducing the out of body experience, lucid dream, or altered state of consciousness, including meditation, focused states of attention, energy work, imagination exercises, separation techniques, hypnagogic stages of sleep, hypnosis, affirmations, and manipulation of sleep cycles.
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      Latest: Zazen meditation, LD's & OBE's Samwise, Nov 10, 2015
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    2. Travel and Navigation

      How to best travel during out of body experiences, lucid dreams and altered states? Do you use the void for travel, or do you rely on other modes of travel? Share your ideas and experiences here.
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    3. Substances, Herbs and Supplements

      Anything pertaining to the use of legal substances, herbs and supplements to aid in the induction of the out of body experience, lucid dream or altered state.
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    4. Technological Tools

      Everything related to the use of technological tools including Hemi-Sync, brain wave technology, light and sound machines, lucid dreaming devices, etc.
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    1. Resources

      A place to recommend and discuss resources of anything related to out of body experiences, lucid dreams and altered states of consciousness (books, movies, websites, and other media).
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    1. Purgatory

      Off-topics posts, flame wars, heated debates, or controversial topics requiring a high level moderation, are moved here, where they may remain indefinitely, locked or removed pending further developments.
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