Experience Description

I was rather ill and had a high temperature, about 39.9 C and I was lying in my bed. I closed my eyes and suddenly I saw this intense light that was everywhere. The next moment I was in a place and it was kinda fuzzy and in the background I could see light again. I also saw a figure who was standing in the light and reaching his/her had to me. I tried to walk towards him/her, but I couldn't because there were an invisible wall between us. And when I tried to walk through it I couldn't because it hindered me. Then I saw the exact same light as at the beginning of the experience. The kind of light which filled everything. And I opened my eyes.

Background Information:

Gender: Female

Date NDE Occurred: don't remember

NDE Elements:

At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? Uncertain Illness Illness, trauma or other condition not considered life threatening I did have a very high temperature

How do you consider the content of your experience? Wonderful

Did you feel separated from your body? Yes 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 I could see everything and also feel everything very vivid.

At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? the whole time

Were your thoughts speeded up? Incredibly fast

Did time seem to speed up or slow down? Everything seemed to be happening at once; or time stopped or lost all meaning It seemed a place where time is different from ours

Were your senses more vivid than usual? Incredibly more vivid

Please compare your vision during the experience to your everyday vision that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. It all seemed very real and actual and vivid.

Did you seem to be aware of things going on elsewhere? Yes, and the facts have been checked out

Did you pass into or through a tunnel? Uncertain As i pointed out i might have seen a tunnel-like in the background

Did you see any beings in your experience? I actually saw them

Did you encounter or become aware of any deceased (or alive) beings? Yes We didn't communicate and i don't know who he/she was. But i know the being reached out form me as if he/she was asking me to come along.

The experience included: Light

Did you see, or feel surrounded by, a brilliant light? A light clearly of mystical or other-worldly origin

Did you see an unearthly light? Yes White, pure light

Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? No

The experience included: Strong emotional tone

What emotions did you feel during the experience? Peace, curiosity, joy, love, happiness, comfort

Did you have a feeling of peace or pleasantness? Relief or calmness

Did you have a feeling of joy? Happiness

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? Everything about the universe

Did scenes from your past come back to you? My past flashed before me, out of my control

Did scenes from the future come to you? Scenes from the world's future

Did you come to a border or point of no return? I came to a barrier that I was not permitted to cross; or was sent back against my will

God, Spiritual and Religion:

What was your religion prior to your experience? Moderate Just Christian

Have your religious practices changed since your experience? Uncertain I am not just christian i am also very spiritual.

What is your religion now? Liberal Christian/Spiritual

Did you have a change in your values and beliefs because of your experience? Uncertain I am not just christian i am also very spiritual.

The experience included: Presence of unearthly beings

Did you seem to encounter a mystical being or presence, or hear an unidentifiable voice? I encountered a definite being, or a voice clearly of mystical or unearthly origin

Did you see deceased or religious spirits? I actually saw them

Concerning our Earthly lives other than Religion:

During your experience, did you gain special knowledge or information about your purpose? No

Have your relationships changed specifically because of your experience? No

After the NDE:

Was the experience difficult to express in words? No

Do you have any psychic, non-ordinary or other special gifts after your experience that you did not have before the experience? No

Are there one or several parts of your experience that are especially meaningful or significant to you? It just comforted me a lot, because i had some rough time during that period in my life. And it also gave a positive effect about life after death.

Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes I told soon after my experience to my mom. She thought it was a dream. And during the years since it happened i've shared this with my friends who have been very open about it.

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 Everything seemed to make sense

What do you believe about the reality of your experience now? Experience was definitely real I try to be the best person i can and also keep my soul alive.

At any time in your life, has anything ever reproduced any part of the experience? Yes Many significant dreams. About my deceased family and also about myself.

Is there anything else that you would like to add about your experience? A very pleasant experience