How to Astral Project (Beginners)

Astral projection is generally a wonderful experience. However, like anything else, it takes time and effort, as well as common sense. Here's how to do it if you're a beginner.


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    Lie down on a flat surface. A bed, couch, or sofa are good surfaces. If you're comfortable with lying down on the floor, then that's fine too.
    • Make sure you are as comfortable as possible, and wearing comfortable clothes (pajamas are recommended)
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    Close your eyes and relax. Try to not fall asleep, however. The goal here is you're allowing your body to fall asleep while your mind is still awake. Breathe softly, in and out. This will help you relax more.
    • Focus on your breathing, and don't get carried away with thoughts.
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    Keep relaxing until you feel or hear vibrations. Vibrations are totally normal during astral projection and are a sign that you are on the right path. Avoid getting too excited though, as this will only ruin your astral projection. Just stay calm and positive, and relaxed.
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    With your eyes closed, imagine your spiritual (astral) body lifting up from your physical, rested body. Don't overdo this and don't think too hard.
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    Keep doing this until you feel like you're floating up. This is a great sign that it is working.
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    If your astral projection was successful, you should see your physical body lying down below.


  • Using a pillow or blanket is recommended to avoid distractions. Just make sure you can breathe!
  • Usually fear is what keeps people from having a successful astral projection. These fears (the silver cord might break, a demon might possess me, etc) are all irrational. The silver cord will not break, unless you have been out in the astral realm for too long, which again, is highly unlikely, as the cord is very strong. Again, be positive.
  • Bear in mind that astral projection and lucid dreams are not the same. Dreaming is dreaming, and projecting is projecting. However, astral projection is usually too vivid to be considered a dream.
  • If it helps, listen to binaural beats or isochronic tones while you're trying to astral project. This makes it easier to get into the state of required relaxation.


  • As stated before, it is very unlikely the silver cord will break - but still keep common sense, and go back to your physical body when you feel the time is right.

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