Experience Description

I was completely conscious and terrorized by what was happening and without ceasing to have physical convulsions caused by the electricity. I began having at the same time - what was clearly and with total awareness - a life review. I don't remember if this went back in time or began with my childhood, but it was as if living the actual life of other people and feeling the consequences of my actions on them. Everything I had done in my life had consequences. These consequences were felt and lived by me. I felt profound sadness, repentance and pain, which I will never forget. It was a fearful and unpleasant experience.

Background Information:

Gender: Male

Date NDE Occurred: entre 1953 y 1955

NDE Elements:

At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? Yes Accident Life threatening event, but not clinical death '''pegado'' a cable de tesion electrica domiciliaria,' I grabbed hold of an electrical wire and was electrocuted.

How do you consider the content of your experience? Frightening

Did you feel separated from your body? No 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 My level of consciousness never left me at any time.

At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? My level of consciousness never left me at any 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 I relived my life, just as it was, which evidently was within time and space yet once the event was re-experienced I realized that everything happened in a few seconds, perhaps less than a second.

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? 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? No

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

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

What emotions did you feel during the experience? I experienced sadness and pain, just what others experienced because of my actions.

Did you have a feeling of peace or pleasantness? Incredible peace or pleasantness

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

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 Without a doubt - and the experience affected my life, but not always. I mean one often acts instinctively, without thinking or going beyond the immediate circumstances. I think these events are dealt with in the moment, with great pain and suffering because of the harm caused.

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? No

What is your religion now? Moderate

Did you have a change in your values and beliefs because of your experience? No

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? Uncertain Very likely. I am fearful of being deceptive or wounding the feelings of others.

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

Have you ever shared this experience with others? No

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 I relived my life and the effects my actions had on others. Of this I have never doubted.

What do you believe about the reality of your experience now? Experience was definitely real At some point in time, with no regard for age, there will be a life review and we will relive the consequences of our actions. If the consequences were painful, we will experience this pain.

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? Ask those who have had a life review if they actually experienced the effects of their acts on others as others experienced them.