the alleged ability of certain mediums or those sensitive to spirits to enter a trance-like state in which they leave the physical body. Upon leaving the body, they then operate in its supposed super-sensible counterpart, known as the astral body. See out-of- body experience.
ASTRAL PROJECTION: “A person experienced astral projection when he or she went into a trance, left his or her body, and then acted as a super-sensible counterpart. “