Experience Description

I was not drawn to a light or a life review or even a tunnel of light. I do remember seeing what seemed to be angels of some sort or clerics in white robes leaning over me where I lay. I saw what looked like a field and a piece of the track I was lying on in the physical realm. I do believe that what they gave me was a book and on the cover of this book it said 'Book of Prophecies' and ever since that day I have been more aware of things changing that should not have changed or have the need to change. My experience was nothing like what others have seen or heard of. I had more NDEs after that first. There was one where I saw a lake of lava in a cave like place. I believe that was hell. The second one after that I saw dragons of all kinds flying over a field of sorts. The last one I had showed me a burning city on earth. And I will tell you I don't believe I have ever seen a 'Jesus' in any of them.

Background Information:

Gender: Male

Date NDE Occurred: 'may 12th, 1993'

NDE Elements:

At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? Yes Accident Clinical death (cessation of breathing or heart function or brain function) I was hit by a car while I was riding a bicycle.

How do you consider the content of your experience? Wonderful

The experience included: Out of body experience

Did you feel separated from your body? No 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? Less consciousness and alertness than normal As above.

At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? I was dead for five minutes I hardly doubt I was conscious of my own body at the 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 wear glasses here on earth and up there I didn't need them.

Please compare your hearing during the experience to your everyday hearing that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. I am partly deaf.

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

The experience included: Presence of deceased persons

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 Spirits from my childhood past.

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

The experience included: A landscape or city

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

What emotions did you feel during the experience? Calmness.

Did you have a feeling of peace or pleasantness? Relief or calmness

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? Moderate atheist

Have your religious practices changed since your experience? Yes I went from atheist to wiccan then pagan and now I am a spiritualist pagan and I even study a little into Buddhism.

What is your religion now? Conservative/fundamentalist spiritualist pagan

Did you have a change in your values and beliefs because of your experience? Yes I went from atheist to wiccan then pagan and now I am a spiritualist pagan and I even study a little into Buddhism.

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? Yes If I told you, you wouldn't want me to post this info here.

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? Yes Mystic magic ability but cannot heal myself.

Are there one or several parts of your experience that are especially meaningful or significant to you? Not really other than the lake of lava which I am fairly certain was hell.

Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes Very few people even know I had NDEs.

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 Because I knew magic that no one has ever told me about or how it even works.

What do you believe about the reality of your experience now? Experience was definitely real Still feel strong about what is and isn't true.

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

Are there any other questions that we could ask to help you communicate your experience? Make it shorter.