Experience Description

I was chasing a frog and fell into stock tank. I remember everything turning green and then I felt great peace. I was going down a black tunnel toward a very bright light at the end. When I got there I remember feeling a great peace and then head a voice saying "David you need to go back. Your mom and dad need you." Since then I have been told that dad found me and pulled me out and Mom did CPR on me.

Background Information:

Gender: Male

Date NDE Occurred: 1949

NDE Elements:

At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? Yes Accident Clinical death Drowning

How do you consider the content of your experience? Positive

Did you feel separated from your body? Yes

At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? I felt fully awake and alert

Did time seem to speed up or slow down? Everything seemed to be happening at once; or time stopped or lost all meaning Very pleasant place unlike anything I have experienced before or since

Did you pass into or through a tunnel? Yes Dark tunnel toward a light

The experience included: Light

Did you see an unearthly light? Yes Bright light at end of tunnel then light so bright I could not see

Did you suddenly seem to understand everything? Everything about the universe That I was needed by my parents and had a purpose back with them

Did scenes from your past come back to you? My past flashed before me, out of my control I learned that there is an afterlife and that it was very pleasant

Did scenes from the future come to you? 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 is your religion now? Conservative/fundamentalist

The experience included: Presence of unearthly beings

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? The great peace and knowing that I was needed

At any time in your life, has anything ever reproduced any part of the experience? No