Reaction to insulin blood sugar low, unconscious, cannot move or speak. I saw myself bathing in bright light. Surrounded by twelve beings in white garments - I was in the middle of the circle. I also saw shadow people in the corner of my back yard - they were told that they cannot come near me because I have done a hundred and eight good things in my life time. I am back in my bedroom, lots of the emergency people surrounding me. They put me in the ambulance - I have no pain and I feel fine
Date NDE Occurred: 8-17-07
At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? No Allergic reaction 'Life threatening event, but not clinical death'
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? More consciousness and alertness than normal As above.
At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? When the twelve beings communicated to me about the hundred and eight good things that I have done in this life 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
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. I could also hear and see the ambulance people talking and see what they were doing - one of the women made a comment about my matching fingers and toenails, she said they were beautiful.
Please compare your hearing during the experience to your everyday hearing that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. It's more like telepathy - quicker and clearer.
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 I think they are in charge of the universe. They keep record of all human beings.
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
Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? No
What emotions did you feel during the experience? Big learning experience - feeling peace and calm.
Did you have a feeling of peace or pleasantness? Incredible peace or pleasantness
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
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
The experience included: Boundary
Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure? No
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
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? Yes More forgiving to my human friends and family.
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? Yes Many of my simple wishes seem to happen right away.
Are there one or several parts of your experience that are especially meaningful or significant to you? Yes. Dying is not bad or scary.
Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes My spouse and my friends - thought I was losing my mind.
Did you have any knowledge of near death experience (NDE) prior to your experience? Yes I had the same experience when I was thirty-five years old.
What did you believe about the reality of your experience shortly (days to weeks) after it happened? Experience was definitely real I can understand human life better.
What do you believe about the reality of your experience now? Experience was definitely real I just seem to know it - I can't explain it.
At any time in your life, has anything ever reproduced any part of the experience? No
Is there anything else that you would like to add about your experience? Live and learned.
Are there any other questions that we could ask to help you communicate your experience? Too long.