Too bad there's no way to search for things on the internet. Wouldn't it be great if you could just put a phrase like "astral projection" into a form on a web page and press a ‘search’ button? Maybe someday…
It's a silly misleading name given to an interesting brain phenomenon and is thought to be similar in some respects to other experiences like near death, deep meditative, or hypnosis, and some drugs.
It's what Sponge Bob Squarepants does to Squidworth and crab patties
It's an out of body experience. Some people say they have encountered it. We all do on death.
Astral projection is a term used in esotericism to describe a willful out-of-body experience that assumes the existence of a soul or consciousness called an "astral body" that is separate from the physical body and capable of travelling outside it throughout the universe.
It's this imaginary thing that hippies are into. The kind of people who say stuff like, "I'm not religious, but I am spiritual. Pass the bong, dude."