Re: Theos-World A Great Astral Projection Method
Oct 16, 2001 12:57 PM
by Monica Suzuki
--- In theos-talk@y..., Eldon B Tucker <eldon@t...> wrote:
> Although I'm not into promoting astral projection,
> I should mention that one of the early participants
> in discussions on theosophical mailing lists,
> Donald J. Degracia, wrote a 145 page book on astral
> projection that he made available on the Internet.
> Currently, I have a copy of his book (in PDF format) at:
I had some time to read portions of this. It's encouraging to note
that the author does not believe that astral projection will help one
penetrate the higher mental and buddhic planes. Astral projection is
mainly for travel to the astral and lower mental planes.
Why would anyone want to travel to the astral plane? After being in
the astral and lower mental planes for over 38 years, I can honestly
say it isn't that great. Too much maya, glamor and illusion for this
One interesting note about the author is his mention of having
migraine headaches which astral projection did not alleviate.
Migraine headaches are one indication that the astral projector may
find it difficult to penetrate the higher mental and buddhic planes.
Clearance of the mental body will remove the cause behind the
Travel to the higher mental and buddhic planes is possible. Even
though the author has never experienced it, in theory and
application, it is possible. Buddhist monks have known how to do
this for centuries through spiritual practices such as meditation and
contemplation. However, meditation does have its own unique pitfalls.
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