Although most reported near-death experiences (NDEs) are pleasant and even rapturous, almost one in five may be disturbing or terrifying.
Out of Body & Near Death Experiences
The term ‘near-death experience’ describes the cluster of anomalous mental events sometimes reported by people who have survived a potentially fatal accident or illness.
The out-of-body experience (OBE), the sense of having separated from the body and of viewing it from the outside, is widely reported.
Michael Whiteman (1906-2007), a British-born mathematician living in South Africa, wrote books and articles inspired by his many psychical and mystical experiences.
The benefactor whose bequest financed the creation of the Psi Encyclopedia describes the mystical vision that first engaged his interest in psi research.
Classic study of out-of-body experiences described in the context of the occult idea of 'astral projection', co-written by an adept experiencer and a veteran psi researcher.