How do you step out of your body?
What it feels like to leave your body? According to accounts from people who’ve experienced them, they generally involve: a feeling of floating outside your body. an altered perception of the world, such as looking down from a height. the feeling that you’re looking down at yourself from above.
What does it mean to experience your body? Body experience evaluation aims at establishing the way a person experiences and appreciates his or her physical appearance, intactness and competence. This valuation constitutes one’s ‘body image’.
How does soul leave the body? “Good and contented souls” are instructed “to depart to the mercy of God.” They leave the body, “flowing as easily as a drop from a waterskin”; are wrapped by angels in a perfumed shroud, and are taken to the “seventh heaven,” where the record is kept. These souls, too, are then returned to their bodies.