Table of Content



Chapter 1: Setting the Stage

PART 1 – BASIC ISSUES AND CONTROVERSIES

Chapter 2 Theoretical Approaches

Definitional Issues
Occult and Mystical Traditions
Popular Contemporary Approaches
Materialistic and Psychological Theories
Non-local Perspectives

Chapter 3 The Transition Process

Making Sense of no Senses
The Origin of Energy Sensations
The Induction of Energy Sensations
The Intensification of Energy Sensations
Sensory reduction and Body Awareness
Separation
Variations in Sensory Reduction
Asomatic Pathways to the Out of Body State
Exotic Modes of Transition
Sensory “Bleedthrough” Following Perceptual Engagement
A Final Model of the Transition Process

PART 2 – EXPLORATIONS IN THE PHYSICAL

Chapter 4 The Physical Field of Consciousness

Projections into the Physical Field
Failures in the Reconstruction of Physical Reality
Maintaining the Proper Mental Construction
Cognitive and Perceptual Abilities
Body Awareness and Appearance
Social Interaction
Parallel Fields of Consciousness
Concluding Remarks

Chapter 5 Veridical Perception

The Evidence
The Card Test
Reach Out and Touch
Simple Colors
Feeling the Way Again
Influencing the Physical World
The Bottom Line

PART 3 – THE HUMAN SPECTRUM OF CONSCIOUSNESS

Chapter 6 The Personal Field of Consciousness

Understanding the Personal Field
Mechanisms of Manifestation
Entry into the Personal Field
Utilizing the Personal Field
Disinhibition
Aspects, Probable Selves and Higher Selves
Fear and Negative Experiences
Landmarks and Horizons

Chapter 7 Collective Fields of Consciousness

Collective Fields of Consciousness
Probing Beyond the Personal Field
Differentiating the Personal from the Collective
Exploring Afterlife Environments
Repository Fields of Consciousness

PART 4 – THEORY AND PRACTICE

Chapter 8 A Preliminary Hypothesis

The Ghost in the Machine
Inner and Outer
The Contextual Nature of Perception
A Model of Possibilities
Fields of Consciousness
Beyond Human Consciousness
A Final Word

Chapter 9 Inducing the OBE

The Importance of Wakefulness
Preliminary Considerations
The Vigil Method: A Six Step Guide
Supplementary Methods and Techniques

Chapter 10 Navigating Consciousness

Three-dimensional Modes of Travel
Travel in the Fourth Dimension: Beyond Time and Space
Reaching the Void Following Transition
The Quick-Switch Method
Partial Perceptual Engagement
Intermediary Methods Towards Non-Local Travel
Emission Control Inside of the Void
Pragmatic Modes of Travel
Overview Structures of Consciousness

The Mental and Environmental Stability Scale (MESS)
Glossary
References
Index
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