I arrived in the operating room for an external tumour located between the vaginal mesh and the intestines, and went out via the uterine opening.
The appearance of the tumour was sudden and it was assumed that it was encapsulated. But what the surgeon found was a tumour that branched around the lower organs, and was eating into the wall of the uterus. The surgeon was doubtful whether to close and prescribe radiation therapy, or to try to remove the branches. He decided on the latter. Everything was going well, the surgeon and his team were happy how the process was going. But in an instant I died. They couldn't understand it, and started to resuscitate me for 7 minutes.
I didn't see my body when I left it. I saw a place devoid of light but full of love and peace. I was accompanied by Beings, despite not being able to see them. I was aware of the Beings and that this was something fantastic. I felt in my mind that one of them was talking to me. It was in a masculine voice that was very sweet and soft, with lots of love. He told me that my life on earth had ended. He told me that I had lived my life well and that for this reason, they were giving me a choice. He asked me if I would like to stay here with them or if I would like to return. The memory of my three daughters came to my mind and I heard myself say, 'I would like to return to my daughters. They need me.' Then he said, 'Well! We are going to explain to you, how to do it.' I felt my energy body as if it was liquid. It was draining towards my physical body, and penetrating my body through the head. In my mind, they continued talking to me. These Beings were showing me that I would enter slowly, so as not to have too much pain.
On opening my eyes, the doctors looked at me. Shocked, the surgeon was the first to speak. He asked me if I remembered my name. I answered perfectly. On moving me from the operating room towards the ward, my husband came up to me. In that moment, and on seeing him I didn't recognise him as he was. To me, he was my brother. I only recognised my daughters and my mother. The rest was a mixture of feelings, and others that I don't remember. The feeling of peace was indescribable. But on returning home, day by day the feeling was fading. I fell into a great state of anguish because of my feelings and what was I doing here. Everything was making me take big decisions and drastic decisions in my life. I divorced, moved home, my daughters were coming all over with me. I had to return to living with my parents, and everything guided me to study Reiki. There I took the big healing step of finding my own path, and feeling good. Then they guided me to be a Reiki master. I studied other therapies, and I learned to channel and connect myself with these Beings who had received me when I had died.
I found my purpose in life. They said to me that they weren't going to give me the choice of another body as time was short. I should look for my wisdom, and my studies, to others, and through them utilise the same body, but re-energise. It was another life but in the same body. I would take the previous life as a past life. I learned a lot from them through the years.
Date NDE Occurred: 27-01-1999
At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? No. Surgery-related. Clinical death (cessation of breathing or heart function or brain function)
How do you consider the content of your experience? Entirely pleasant
Did you feel separated from your body? No.
I lost awareness of my body
How did your highest level of consciousness and alertness during the experience compare to your normal everyday consciousness and alertness? More consciousness and alertness than normal. Now I have a greater level of consciousness than in the experience. These Beings have helped me raise my vibratory level and I have a greater awareness of what this world is.
At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? During the moment from the experience and the return I was very perturbed and I didn't understand much.
Were your thoughts speeded up? Faster than usual
Did time seem to speed up or slow down? No
Were your senses More vivid than usual? More vivid than usual
Please compare your vision during the experience to your everyday vision that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. It was better I was able to understand what others were thinking.
Please compare your hearing during the experience to your everyday hearing that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. More sensitive.
Did you seem to be aware of things going on elsewhere, as if by ESP? No
Did you pass into or through a tunnel? No
Did you see any beings in your experience? No
Did you encounter or become aware of any deceased (or alive) beings? No
Did you see, or feel surrounded by, a brilliant light? No
Did you see an unearthly light? No
Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? Some unfamiliar and strange place. I never saw forms as I just perceived something fantastic.
What emotions did you feel during the experience? Peace immense love lightness, without pain.
Did you have a feeling of peace or pleasantness? Incredible peace or pleasantness
Did you have a feeling of joy? Incredible joy
Did you feel a sense of harmony or unity with the universe? I felt united or one with the world
Did you suddenly seem to understand everything? No
Did scenes from your past come back to you? No
Did scenes from the future come to you? No
Did you come to a border or point of no return? I came to a definite conscious decision to return to life. These Beings told me that I could return or stay.
God, Spiritual and Religion:
What was your religion prior to your experience? Christian- Catholic. Studied metaphysics.
Have your religious practices changed since your experience? Yes I went away from the Catholic curch and profess my own religion in direct contact with my Being and with the God that is inside me, nature, and the earth.
What is your religion now? Buddhist
Did your experience include features consistent with your earthly beliefs? Content that was entirely not consistent with the beliefs you had at the time of your experience
Did you have a change in your values and beliefs because of your experience? Yes Everything is love. Everything is impregnated with the energy of God. Mother earth sustains us.
Did you seem to encounter a mystical being or presence, or hear an unidentifiable voice? I heard a voice I could not identify. A masculine voice that was very sweet and loving, heard in my mind.
Did you see deceased or religious spirits? No
Did you encounter or become aware of any beings who previously lived on earth who are described by name in religions (for example: Jesus, Muhammad, Buddha, etc.)? No
During your experience, did you gain information about premortal existence? No
During your experience, did you gain information about universal connection or oneness? No
During your experience, did you gain information about the existence of God? Yes the part that one feels and the absence of shape include the physical, everything disappeared everything is energy, spirit
Concerning our Earthly lives other than Religion:
During your experience, did you gain special knowledge or information about your purpose? No
During your experience, did you gain information about the meaning of life? No
During your experience, did you gain information about an afterlife? An afterlife definitely exists. The contact with these Beings that gave me the information. There really are spiritual beings that assisted us.
Did you gain information about how to live our lives? No
During your experience, did you gain information about life's difficulties, challenges and hardships? No
During your experience, did you gain information about love? No
What life changes occurred in your life after your experience? Large changes in my life. My personality has changed 360 degrees.
Have your relationships changed specifically because of your experience? Yes I moved to another country. I married a different man that shares my ideals.
After the NDE:
Was the experience difficult to express in words? Yes During the moment from the experience and the return I was very perturbed and I didn't understand much.
How accurately do you remember the experience in comparison to other life events that occurred around the time of the experience? I remember the experience more accurately than other life events that occurred around the time of the experience.
Do you have any psychic, non-ordinary or other special gifts after your experience that you did not have before the experience? Yes Telepathy, channelling, then gift of healing with the hands, and mind.
Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes After to years I shared it with someone. They were surprised but they saw my changes. They wanted to feel the peace that I radiated.
Did you have any knowledge of near death experience (NDE) prior to your experience? No
What did you believe about the reality of your experience shortly (days to weeks) after it happened? Experience was definitely real. To me it was very real and I continue up to today as much or more real than this moment.
What do you believe about the reality of your experience now? Experience was definitely real. The same as in the previous paragraph. To me it was very real and I continue up to today as much or more real than this moment.
At any time in your life, has anything ever reproduced any part of the experience? No
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