I cannot remember why I lost control of my motorbike. I remember I was riding quite fast on my way home. Suddenly I had to get around a car that came into the street with no lights (this was at night). After passing by the car, I can't remember anything else. I would assume that I would have had time to break, reduce my speed, and continue on my way home with no problem. Instead, I remember talking to myself saying that I had really messed up big time. I cannot remember how it happened, how I felt on the ground, nothing. I just remember that I got into a big space with no limitations (no walls) dark with small yellow lights (lots of them).
I could see two people sitting on a big table. I walked towards these two men but the distance remained the same. I remember these men were wearing purple coveralls with a strange symbol in the middle of the chest. I figure that they would be Jesus and St. Peter. I moved towards them and for some reason I sat on a chair in front of them without any word said by anybody. At a certain moment, I heard somebody walking behind me and both of the men looked to see who it was. Before I could look back St. Peter called me and we moved and suddenly we turned left, I looked back to see who was coming (could not see) and I remember calling my wife telling her about the accident.
During this time, I remember talking to myself that I was dead. For sure, I was dead once I was meeting Jesus and St. Peter. I was surprised being in a dark place as I thought heaven was blue with angels playing music.
I was not scared at any time, actually I felt myself playing around with myself saying how bad the accident was that I ended up being there.
It was very weird mainly because I do not believe on these things and I am not religious.
Date NDE Occurred: 'May26th,,2008'
At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? Yes Accident 'Life threatening event, but not clinical death'
It was a motorcycle accident at high speed and I was not wearing a helmet and hit the head somewhere.
How do you consider the content of your experience? Mixed
The experience included: Out of body experience
Did you feel separated from your body? Yes
I clearly left my body and existed outside it
How did your highest level of consciousness and alertness during the experience compare to your normal everyday consciousness and alertness? Normal consciousness and alertness Cannot say.
At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? Cannot say.
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 was an open dark area with no limits.
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. Can't say.
Please compare your hearing during the experience to your everyday hearing that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. Can't say.
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? No
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
The experience included: Darkness
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? No
Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? No
What emotions did you feel during the experience? Don't know.
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
The experience included: Special Knowledge
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? Liberal
Have your religious practices changed since your experience? No
What is your religion now? Liberal
Did you have a change in your values and beliefs because of your experience? No
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
Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes About a week. They were normal accepting the story with no comments.
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 I know it happened. It was not a dream.
What do you believe about the reality of your experience now? Experience was definitely real
At any time in your life, has anything ever reproduced any part of the experience? No