Monroe Institute

Out-of-Body Experience


Have you ever had the experience of being out of your body? If it hasn’t happened to you, it’s likely that it has happened to someone you know. People from all walks of life have experienced feeling detached from their body and able to ob­serve it and their surroundings with lucidity. For many people this happens during or at the threshold of sleep, but it can also happen when highly aroused such as during a rock-climbing fall, a traffic accident or to a mother during…

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Getting the Dream Thing Right


Right off the bat, Ken Eagle Feather tells me he’s not Native American, but is “white as wonder bread.” The name was given to him by don Juan Matus, the same don Juan encountered by Carlos Castaneda of The Teachings of Don Juan, A Separate Reality and Journey to Ixtlan fame. He had it legally changed in the 1970s, during the time he was active­ly engaged with the controversial figure. “The argument as to whether don Juan is or was a real person has spilled…

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