I heard a whizzing sound of the opponent's punch cutting through air. Then everything started to slow down and I felt my body become weightless. At that moment, I saw two people fighting from the ceiling.
Age: 0 (1962) born as a premature baby, Age: 10 (1972) helped a white owl, Age 20 (1982) met a white light, Age: 30 (1992) increased visit to shrines, Age: 40 (2002) went to protestant church, asthma cured, Age: 50 (2012) understood what higher-self is, Age: 60 (2022) ?
Date NDE Occurred: 33年前
At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? Yes ボクシングのスパーリング中の瞬時の体外離脱体験 Other 体験後、金縛りが2~3月続き、その後白い光と出会うという不思議な現象を体験
During my OBE, not a life-threatening event but I continue to experience the phenomena beginning from my birth every 10 years.
How do you consider the content of your experience? Both pleasant AND distressing
The experience included: Out of body experience
Did you feel separated from your body? No
I lost awareness of my body
How did your highest level of consciousness and alertness during the experience compare to your normal everyday consciousness and alertness? More consciousness and alertness than normal I heard a whizzing sound of the opponent's punch cutting through air. Then everything started to slow down and I felt my body become weightless. At that moment, I saw two people fighting from the ceiling.
At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? The straight right of my opponent missed me by an inch right next to my left ear and I heard a 'boom' sound.
Were your thoughts speeded up? No
Did time seem to speed up or slow down? Time seemed to go faster or slower than usual
I came to know later, that time zone of consciousness is closely related to another dimension. That understanding came from my strange experience at the age of 50 when I figured out about higher-self.
Were your senses more vivid than usual? No
Please compare your vision during the experience to your everyday vision that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. I felt that I was looking down from the ceiling but it was such a brief moment.
Please compare your hearing during the experience to your everyday hearing that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. I heard the sound of my opponent's straight right clearly and I felt a chill down my spine with the thought of 'I might die.'
Did you seem to be aware of things going on elsewhere? No
Did you pass into or through a tunnel? No
Did you see any beings in your experience? No
Did you encounter or become aware of any deceased (or alive) beings? No
The experience included: Unearthly light
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? Yes After this experience, sleep paralysis went on for a few months and saw a white orb (approximately 45 cm) appearing near the ceiling of my room (I started being aware of another self).
Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? No
The experience included: Strong emotional tone
What emotions did you feel during the experience? Strong emotions such as 'I am not giving up', 'I am not going to die today'.
Did you have a feeling of peace or pleasantness? No
Did you have a feeling of joy? No
Did you feel a sense of harmony or unity with the universe? No
Did you suddenly seem to understand everything? Everything about the universe I came to know later, that time zone of consciousness is closely related to another dimension. That understanding came from my strange experience at the age of 50 when I figured out about higher-self.
Did scenes from your past come back to you? No
Did scenes from the future come to you? Scenes from my personal future After the experience, when I was 50 years old, I started having strange dreams often.
Did you come to a border or point of no return? No
God, Spiritual and Religion:
What importance did you place on your religious/spiritual life prior to your experience? Slightly important to me
What was your religion prior to your experience? Buddhist Just a typical Japanese household with Buddhism/Shintoism background (not so religious)
Have your religious practices changed since your experience? Yes I came to realize that we would not be saved unless another part of us, which is light and not contained within the physical body, connects with Christ and rotates as an axle as same as the universal.
What importance do you place on your religious/spiritual life after your experience? Greatly important to me
What is your religion now? Christian- Protestant After knowing the truth, my faith on Jesus Christ became stronger.
Did your experience include features consistent with your earthly beliefs? Content that was both consistent and not consistent with the beliefs you had at the time of your experience Technically speaking my experience is not considered as NDE. It is more like a spontaneous OBE but I think that the experience that I had when I was 20 years old was modified by my other self.
Did you have a change in your values and beliefs because of your experience? Yes I realized that Jesus Christ is 'the way, the truth and life'.
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 I felt like it is a being from another world (dimension) but at the same time it is I.
Did you see deceased or religious spirits? No
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
During your experience, did you gain information about premortal existence? No
During your experience, did you gain information about universal connection or oneness? No
Did you believe in the existence of God prior to your experience? I was uncertain if God exists
During your experience, did you gain information about the existence of God? No
Do you believe in the existence of God after your experience? God definitely exists
Concerning our Earthly lives other than Religion:
During your experience, did you gain special knowledge or information about your purpose? No
Did you believe that our earthly lives are meaningful and significant prior to your experience? Unknown
During your experience, did you gain information about the meaning of life? No
Did you believe in an afterlife prior to your experience? I was uncertain if an afterlife exists
Do you believe in an afterlife after your experience? An afterlife definitely exists No
Did you fear death prior to your experience? I greatly feared death
Do you fear death after your experience? I slightly fear death
Were you fearful living your life prior to your experience? Unknown
Were you fearful living your life after your experience? Slightly fearful in living my earthly life
Did you believe that our earthly lives are meaningful and significant prior to your experience? Unknown
Did you believe that our earthly lives are meaningful and significant after your experience? Are meaningful and significant
Did you gain information about how to live our lives? No
During your experience, did you gain information about life's difficulties, challenges and hardships? No
Were you compassionate prior to your experience? Unknown
During your experience, did you gain information about love? No
Were you compassionate after your experience? Moderately compassionate toward others
What life changes occurred in your life after your experience? It took me 30 years to understand the meaning of life and cosmology (see the manuscript for details). It took me 30 years to understand the meaning of life and cosmology (see the manuscript for details).
Have your relationships changed specifically because of your experience? Yes I feel less attached to things/people.
After the NDE:
Was the experience difficult to express in words? Yes I felt it as unworldly.
How accurately do you remember the experience in comparison to other life events that occurred around the time of the experience? I remember the experience more accurately than other life events that occurred around the time of the experience. Spontaneous OBE and meeting a white light happened more than 30 years ago but I can still remember it vividly and not like other daily events.
Do you have any psychic, non-ordinary or other special gifts after your experience that you did not have before the experience? Yes I started having strange dreams after my experience at the age of 50, not at the age of 20 years old. I had a dream about earthquakes and some of them came true afterwards.
Are there one or several parts of your experience that are especially meaningful or significant to you? Existence of higher-self
Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes I spoke to a several people more than 10 years later but I was shocked to hear that someone from a protestant church said to me that 'the white light' is a devil.
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 probably real At first, I tried to believe that it was caused by some brain damage from boxing but because I had sleep paralysis and met a white light.
What do you believe about the reality of your experience now? Experience was definitely real I have realized that Jesus Christ is our true higher-self and our true Lord, which is what human experiences are all about.
At any time in your life, has anything ever reproduced any part of the experience? Yes When I turned 50 years old, I experienced as if time stopped in the last 40 years and finally understood that what higher-self is and what 'all is one' means.
Is there anything else that you would like to add about your experience? The body of the serpent of Ouroboros is made of just a tiny part of phantom, fading waves in the 0.5% of the cosmic energy. [Editor's notation: Ouroboros (or uroboros) is an ancient symbol depicting a serpent eating its own tail, signifying infinity or wholeness.]
Are there any other questions that we could ask to help you communicate your experience? I would like you to know and investigate that these experiences can happen not only from near death but also under normal circumstances and it is quite common.