Experience Description

I was at home when my chest started to hurt. I knew that it was a heart attact since I had experienced one January of 2007. Now, it is December 1, 2007. They rushed me to the town hospital. They tried to stabilize me and then transfered me to a larger hospital.

I don't remember getting to the hospital. I died on the operating table. I had an out of body experience and saw the white light. When I left my body, I saw my wife. She is 64 years old with gray hair. But when I saw her, she had black hair like the color it was when we met. Then, I saw a real bright light inside a tunnel with my dad's coat. I felt like I was floating. It was so calm and peaceful. Then they shocked me back to life.

Background Information:

Gender: Male

Date NDE Occurred: 12/1/2007

NDE Elements:

At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? No. Heart attack Clinical death (cessation of breathing or heart function)

How do you consider the content of your experience? Wonderful

The experience included: Out of body experience

Did you feel separated from your body? Yes I left my body and felt like I was floating.

How did your highest level of consciousness and alertness during the experience compare to your normal everyday consciousness and alertness? There was no cosciousness or alertness during the experience

Did time seem to speed up or slow down? No

Please compare your hearing during the experience to your everyday hearing that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. No unusual sounds or noises

Did you seem to be aware of things going on elsewhere? No

Did you pass into or through a tunnel? No

Did you encounter or become aware of any deceased (or alive) beings? No

The experience included: Light

Did you see an unearthly light? Yes I saw a tunnel where the white light was at.

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

What emotions did you feel during the experience? I felt calm and peaceful

Did you suddenly seem to understand everything? No

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? No

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? No

God, Spiritual and Religion:

What was your religion prior to your experience? Moderate

What is your religion now? Moderate

Did you have a change in your values and beliefs because of your experience? Yes I don't get upset any more. My attitude has changed.

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

Concerning our Earthly lives other than Religion:

Have your relationships changed specifically because of your experience? Yes I don't get mad anymore.

After the NDE:

Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes Some of the people I shared my experience with now believe there is life after death.

Is there anything else that you would like to add about your experience? There were no worst part to my experience. It was all good.