Marilynn Hughes founded The Out-of-Body Travel Foundation in 2003 (Mission: Reduce Spiritual Hunger Worldwide). Marilynn has experienced, researched, written, and taught about Out of Body Travel and Mysticism since 1987 and has appeared on dozens of radio and television programs to discuss her thousands of out of body experiences.
Marilynn Hughes has studied the Ancient Sacred Texts of all Major and Minor World Religions, as well as Catholic Mystical, Ascetical, Biblical, Doctrinal, Dogmatic, Systematic, Liturgical, Catechetical and Moral Theology. She has also studied Individual Schools of Theology, to include Franciscan, Carmelite, Ignatian, Dominican, and Benedictine.
Marilynn has trained as a Remote Viewer in Transdimensional, Controlled and Associative Remote Viewing and is a Hypnotherapist. She received certifications in various psychological and therapeutic modalities including NLP, REBT, CBT, ACT, DBT, MBCT, EFT, TFT, SFBT and NBA Therapies. (Educational Details Here.)
Marilynn has authored 104 books, 40 magazines and 18 CD's on Out of Body Travel and Comparative Religious Mysticism including her seminal classic The Mysteries of the Redemption: A Treatise on Out-of-Body Travel and Mysticism, which is now in signed with Ubiquity Entertainment and Dean Lyon of 'The Lord of the Rings' to create a feature film/tv series based on her experiences shared in this work. Marilynn also joins James Van Praagh in development on the board for The Afterlife Uncovered, a television project.
Marilynn was featured in the documentary film, The Road to Armageddon: A Spiritual Documentary, and in video productions: The Grand Phases of the Soul, The Stairway from Earth to Heaven, How to Have an Out-of-Body Experience, The Tao of Mysticism, The Initiations into the Mysteries, The Rites of Passage and At the Feet of the Masters.
Marilynn Hughes is the author of the first and only English Language Encyclopedia of Ancient Sacred Texts, The Voice of the Prophets: Wisdom of the Ages (In Twelve Volumes). Her out of body travel work has been featured in The Encyclopedia of the Unseen World, by Constance Victoria Briggs and in Extra-Planetary Experiences: Alien Human Contact and the Expansion of Consciousness, (along with Dr. Edgar Mitchell and Ingo Swann) by Dr. Thomas Streicher. KC Armstrong, (Former Producer of the Howard Stern Show), in his book named Marilynn as one of thirteen Simply Amazing Women.
Marilynn has been the subject of several Out of Body Travel Research Studies including The Out-of-Body Experiment by Alex Tsakiris of Skeptiko. Marilynn Hughes and Dr. Rudy Schild (Professor Emeritus Astrophysics Harvard) co-authored a chapter entitled The Science for Moral Law which was included in Volume III of The Change. She has been featured on Coast to Coast AM with George Noory and Midnight in the Desert with Art Bell among others. Her books have received ‘College Textbook’ classification, she received Two Global Media Mentions Awards in Four Countries, Two Editor's Choice Poetry Awards, have been inducted into Forbes Magazine Book Club, are listed on Google Scholar, Academia, Stanford.edu and David Hume Texts Online.
Marilynn Hughes spent two years on the original board of The Dr. Edgar Mitchell Foundation for Research into Extraordinary Experiences now known as the Consciousness and Contact Research Institute, working to define the Consciousness Modalities which were explained in detail in Marilynn's book The Hammer of Mysticism: Encyclopedic Journey into Out-of-Body Travel, Mystical Processes and Terms, and contributed the chapters entitled Out-of-Body Travel, Astral Travel and Remote Viewing: Definition, Similarities, Differences, Spiritual Potential and Related Hierarchies and The Progression of Out-of-Body Experiences to their books, A Greater Reality Volumes II and III.