Experience Description

I was in a cab while vomiting. The cab was moving towards New Deli, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. My head was in the lap of my younger brother, he was trying me to awaken me but I was not able to do so.

I felt darkness, no horn, no traffic sound nothing. Just I was feeling very light, there was no pain, nothing and vomiting going on and I was not having any feeling for that. My earlier life was coming to me in PowerPoint presentation type images. Then darkness, I was feeling free.

Finally, after six hours, I came to know that doctors had done banding, esophageal virus was the problem.

Then I continued the repeated banding for a year, then I became jaundiced after five years. I come to know the portal pressure is very much that's why CBD chunks. One surgery failed for this LR-shunt, now mesocaval shunt has been done and I am back on my job.

Many times, I feel, I will not live but I have NO FEAR because it will not be death, actually it will be a transfer of duties.

Background Information:

Gender: Male

Date NDE Occurred: 4-feb-2003

NDE Elements:

At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? Uncertain BLOOD VOMMITTING 'Life threatening event, but not clinical death' 'Fundul Varices, Blood vomiting and unconscious, relatives were carrying me towards HOSPITAL, NEW DELHI 100 KM DISTANCE TO BE COVERED BY ROAD.' Can't say because I was did not know what was going on and why, but now I know as I have undergone two surgeries last year. Problem was: fungal virus with cbd chunk, from 2003 to 2009, five times jaundice, lastly first surgery that was a fail: Linorenal shunt done in Ganga Ram, than a second mesocaval shunt that is okay, done in same hospital. (Previous no alcohol, no smoking.)

How do you consider the content of your experience? Wonderful

Did you feel separated from your body? Yes No

How did your highest level of consciousness and alertness during the experience compare to your normal everyday consciousness and alertness? Normal consciousness and alertness Can't say, many times.

At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? Can't say, many times.

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

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? Yes

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

Did you encounter or become aware of any deceased (or alive) beings? Uncertain

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? Uncertain

Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? A clearly mystical or unearthly realm

What emotions did you feel during the experience? Freeness.

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

The experience included: Life review

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

The experience included: Vision of the future

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

Have your religious practices changed since your experience? Uncertain

What is your religion now? Liberal NO FAITH

Did you have a change in your values and beliefs because of your experience? Uncertain

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 practical.

After the NDE:

Was the experience difficult to express in words? Yes

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? No

Did you have any knowledge of near death experience (NDE) prior to your experience? Yes Already mentioned.

What did you believe about the reality of your experience shortly (days to weeks) after it happened? Experience was probably real

What do you believe about the reality of your experience now? Experience was probably real

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