• How to Have an Out of Body Experience

  • Transcend the Limits of Physical Form and Accelerate Your Spritual Evolution
  • By: William Buhlman
  • Narrated by: William Buhlman
  • Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Release date: 11-09-10
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Sounds True
  • 4.0 (242 ratings)

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For the thousands of explorers that William Buhlman has taught to enter the out-of-body state, verification often comes in a breathtaking flash - the undeniable first-hand experience of lucid awareness beyong the limits of time and space in a realm of vast spiritual potential. With How to Have an Out of Body Experience, you will learn to safely explore this astonishing territory for yourself, to awaken untapped possibilities.

©2010 Sounds True (P)2010 Sounds True

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  • Laura
  • Altamonte Springs, FL, United States
  • 06-21-11

Buhlman fan

I've read one of Buhlman's books and really liked it
so when I saw this audio book, I was thrilled.
This audio book has great techniques that help relax the mind and body.
Normally any type of hypnotic recording works for me initially
but is less effective on subsequent plays. The Buhlmam
recordings work every time. The visualization techniques seem
to work when I'm listening to them on the audio, less effective
when I try them without the audio. Although I've not been able to consistently have
Out of Body Experiences (OBE) thanks to Buhlman I know how to
react when I do have the experience.

21 of 21 people found this review helpful

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Scientifically written,spiritual yet not religious

If you could sum up How to Have an Out of Body Experience in three words, what would they be?

Extraordinarily simple

What was one of the most memorable moments of How to Have an Out of Body Experience?

That someone could explain an OBE in such simple terms

Have you listened to any of William Buhlman’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Yes, I had heard a few podcasts.
This one puts all techniques in one place. Very handy.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes, absolutely

Any additional comments?

I bought a few other OBE / astral travel books before. Some had religious tones, required you to believe into things. I want to KNOW, not just believe. Others had incomplete guidance.

Author has done a very good job with this audiobook. I give 5 stars.

This book has different chapters dedicated to different techniques. Usually, one technique would resonate with listener's being. Author himself suggests listening through the whole book, and select the technique you feel most comfortable with. But it is not possible to separate one technique with this audiobook. This is the only gripe I have.

I cannot take out one chapter and play it just once. If I fall asleep during the guided meditation (which you are supposed to do), the recording will continue to play through all chapters, or else loop in the same chapter over and over again.

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  • Brenda
  • Frazee, MN, United States
  • 01-31-11

I loved this audio book!

I have some of W. bulhman's books & just had to have this audio.although I have had several o.b.e's prior to reading his material. He has very good techniques! If you just put headphones on and listen to this nightly or while napping you will have an o.b.e.
Honestly..You can go ANYWHERE!
The two most memorable adventures I have had are Heaven, and Turkey.
I learned , that as soon as you re-enter your body, lay there with your eyes closed & go over every detail. Then IMMEDIATLY.. get up and write or type it down! It is an experience you will never want to forget! And YES.. I did write down my entire journey's in detail!
I am considering writting a book of my own in the future!

36 of 38 people found this review helpful

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Perfect Book For Those Pursuing an OBE

This book was amazing and is a must "hear" for those who have either had a spontaneous OBE and want to know more about it or those attempting to have an OBE for the first time. This book will get you on your way to understanding what the Out of Body Experience is all about and goes through several techniques and methods of initiating the OBE. The author is the narrator, which I personally love. He knows his material and is able to express personal experiences and stories in a way a regular narrator would not be able to. This is his book and his experiences and I feel we are lucky to have the opportunity to share them.

8 of 8 people found this review helpful

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Informative & covers a lot of territories

Would you listen to How to Have an Out of Body Experience again? Why?

Yes I'd listen again to help recall some of the important points about various relaxation techniques to induce obes, as well as how to control my spiritual self once I come out.

What did you like best about this story?

I loved that he covered so much unknown territory. The most fascinating parts were the limitless freedom & knowledge we can access out of our physical bodies, as well as the spiritual control we have, & that nothing can harm us there.

Which scene was your favorite?

My favorite part was probably where he talks about our ability to explore our complete present life's history from any perspective, as well as our past lives!

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

My most extreme reaction to this book was that it explained so many useful, creative &, unexpected ways to use this ability. It actually made me much more determined to pursue access this spiritual world, which I haven't been able to do on a conscious level yet. (this book made my current INability much more frustrating lol)

Any additional comments?

This book contains many valuable tips I never would have thought of. So it's worth listening to again!:)) BUT his hypnosis chapters did NOTHING to help me. It's probably my own fault for having such a scattered mind & poor relaxation habits.

7 of 8 people found this review helpful

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Nothing new here...

The book consists of a series of what are essentially guided relaxation exercises rather than more specific, helpful instructions on attaining an authentic out-of-body experience. The author's vague comments on his own experiences, which almost seem indistinguishable from more prosaic nighttime dream states, are uninteresting and not in any way instructive. I was very disappointed by this work and can see why the price was so dramatically reduced.

The experience was akin to that of rubberneckers at an accident scene being told by police, "Nothing here, folks - move on." It's little more than yawnworthy.

10 of 13 people found this review helpful

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Wishing for Out of Body

Wishing I was out of body so I didn't have to hear this drivel.

OK obviously I give the possibility of an out of body experience credibility, because I bought this book.

The subject matter itself I have no conflict with. It's these guys who present their experiences and theories In a "I just got off the spaceship" fashion.

I do not doubt that Bulhman has experienced something. But much of his presentation of the subject matter is like a "Carni" sideshow hypnosis routine. And if I'm going to be hypnotized into believing that I'm leaving my body, am my actually leaving my body, or am I just being given a suggestion of that?

For once I'd like to hear a theory in a scientific format, as to what is possibly happening during this mind state that allows for this perceived out of body experience.

Bulhman uses terminology without any definition. He repeats himself continuously, over, and over, and over again to the point where you want to pull your hair out.

There are a lot of books that I really want to hear on Audible that Audible does not have. This kind of book,
I would gladly ask Audible to remove so that we can all hear something much more entertaining and informative.

Mr. Bulhman I'm sorry but good gosh!!

4 of 5 people found this review helpful

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Painfully repetitive, but some great concepts

Is there anything you would change about this book?

Certain phrases were repeated way too many times... to the point it was painfully distracting from the otherwise profound underlying message. It was worth the listen, however.

What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

Some examples were great. Technique ideas were excellent.

Did William Buhlman do a good job differentiating all the characters? How?


Was How to Have an Out of Body Experience worth the listening time?

Yeah, I'll concede that.

Any additional comments?

Probably should have had a couple more objective editors. The narrator sounded like he was giving a presentation or live talk.

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  • Justin
  • Welland, Ontario, Canada
  • 05-21-13

Very informative and easy to follow and understand

What made the experience of listening to How to Have an Out of Body Experience the most enjoyable?

This book is a great introduction to out of body experiences. Its methods and exercises are straight forward and easy to practice. The author also includes many short stories of his own experiences which gives the reader some idea of what to expect during an experience.

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I haven’t had any OOBE yet but I sleep better and remember more of my dreams.

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  • Eve Jane Lucille
  • 05-02-14

Useful and Interesting

Would you listen to How to Have an Out of Body Experience again? Why?

The book is a mixture of personal stories and guided hypnosis. I have listened to the thing a few times including at night during sleep as the voice narrating (the author’s) is very soothing.

What was one of the most memorable moments of How to Have an Out of Body Experience?

A few of the stories he tells about his own experience are very interesting, and these give rise to suggestions for things one can get up to whilst travelling out of the body – for example meeting with deceased loved ones or overcoming fears. The stories on both these were intriguing and I’ve garnered some ideas from these.

Which scene did you most enjoy?

I enjoyed extracting ideas on what to do whilst out of body – I came away with five suggestions on this from the book:

Meeting with deceased loved ones
Giving healing to others and to oneself
Overcoming fears and meeting ones higher self
Visiting far away places and past lives
Overcoming the vibration state to travel into other dimensions

Any additional comments?

This book is useful for those who want to delve more deeply into the world of out of body experiences.

The personal stories on what happened to the author whilst out of body are inspiring and interesting.

The meditations are useful and relaxing.

4 of 6 people found this review helpful

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  • lilywhite63
  • 05-27-17

Amazing motivational

What did you like most about How to Have an Out of Body Experience?

If you are serious about OBEs this is the book for you. I suggest you get it as I did in audible. I listen to it everyday and find William inspirational. The way he narrates the book you absolutely believe everything he says and you can't wait to get started

Who was your favorite character and why?

William he truly believes in his subject matter and therefore it passes on to you

Which character – as performed by William Buhlman – was your favourite?


If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?


Any additional comments?

Amazing more please William

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  • Kim Nash
  • 12-01-15

Did I dream this

Would you try another book written by William Buhlman or narrated by William Buhlman?

I thoroughly enjoyed listening to William Buhlman's voice soothing and exactly right for meditation. As for trying another book he may have written well at the moment I think not. I am not needing a sleeping draught at the moment

What was most disappointing about William Buhlman’s story?

The actual content of the audio book well I am still trying to work that one out. I have an avid interest in meditation and powers of the mind but as yet this audio was just a good way to help me sleep.

What do you think the narrator could have done better?

The narrator was excellent. He does not need to improve

Do you think How to Have an Out of Body Experience needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

No follow up please one bedtime story is enough in anyone's lifetime

Any additional comments?

I am not having a go at the concept of this book as I am a believer it just did not resonant with me, nor did I fly away, up, down I just slept

1 of 3 people found this review helpful