The tunnel was green or light yellow. It was Palm Sunday. I had to go through palm leaves that I had to go through. This was slowly opening from a bigger opening entrance that was gently or slowly peeled open. There was a spiral tunnel getting narrower toward the end. The first spirit to greet me was a Jewish co-worker, married to a Catholic wife, who had just passed a few months ago. Then I was looking for my parents and grandparents and was able to communicate with them briefly. I saw the spirit of my roommate in the hospital next to me who was dying. He was physically gurgling with secretions on a do not resuscitate list. There was no gender or religion out there. The communication with the afterworld, people whom had passed, is all in spirit; no faces but I knew they were communicating with me. I communicate with them while moving along an immense background of dark space. All of a sudden, I was pulled back into a tunnel of very bright light, almost sunny in character; with a lot of floaters (rocks and other debris) on the way back into my body. I felt very peaceful and pleasant, physically smiling afterwards. I thanked God for the experience.
Date NDE Occurred: September 2011
At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? Uncertain Illness Life threatening event, but not clinical death
I had a total blackout and was brought by ambulance to hospital. I then experienced the NDE at the hospital probably a few days from admission through emergency room.
How do you consider the content of your experience? Entirely pleasant
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? Less consciousness and alertness than normal
At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? Coming back through a bright tunnel and realizing I was on a hospital bed.
Were your thoughts speeded up? Incredibly fast
Did time seem to speed up or slow down? No
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. No difference.
Please compare your hearing during the experience to your everyday hearing that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. No difference.
Did you seem to be aware of things going on elsewhere? Yes, and the facts have been checked out
The experience included: Tunnel
Did you pass into or through a tunnel? Yes
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
The experience included: Void
The experience included: Darkness
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 see above.
Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? A clearly mystical or unearthly realm See above.
The experience included: Strong emotional tone
What emotions did you feel during the experience? Incredibly peaceful, happy & smiling
Did you have a feeling of peace or pleasantness? Incredible peace or pleasantness
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 myself or others That we are part of the natural cycle the universe. Our presence on earth has to have meaning and purpose before we go to the other side.
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? No
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? Christian- Catholic
Have your religious practices changed since your experience? No
What importance do you place on your religious/spiritual life after your experience? Slightly important to me
What is your religion now? Christian- Catholic
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 No specific religious preference gender on the other side. Everyone that has passed through earth will end up going to the other side.
Did you have a change in your values and beliefs because of your experience? Yes Life is very precious. Live every single minute in a good productive way for yourself and hopefully for other people.
Did you seem to encounter a mystical being or presence, or hear an unidentifiable voice? No
Did you see deceased or religious spirits? I actually saw them
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? Are meaningful and significant
During your experience, did you gain information about the meaning of life? No
Did you believe in an afterlife prior to your experience? An afterlife probably exists
Do you believe in an afterlife after your experience? An afterlife definitely exists Yes I was able to communicate with people that had passed.
Did you fear death prior to your experience? I moderately feared death
Do you fear death after your experience? I do not fear death
Were you fearful living your life prior to your experience? Not fearful in living my earthly life
Were you fearful living your life after your experience? Not fearful in living my earthly life
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? Moderately compassionate toward others
During your experience, did you gain information about love? No
Were you compassionate after your experience? Greatly compassionate toward others
Have your relationships changed specifically because of your experience? Yes I'm more aware that every person is different.
After the NDE:
Was the experience difficult to express in words? No
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 This experience is so detailed I will never forget it ever and will be an indeligible part of my existence. Whether I should share it to everyone I'm not sure. I have shared it to my family and whoever listens but I think it's not for everyone. I know i' m not afraid of death but will live my life to the fullest that is allowed of me.
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? Yes With my family and friends and whoever listens during and right after my hospitalization. Some were okay and accept what I went through and some were freaked out.
Did you have any knowledge of near death experience (NDE) prior to your experience? Yes Media
What do you believe about the reality of your experience now? Experience was definitely real Because I experienced it myself.
At any time in your life, has anything ever reproduced any part of the experience? No
Is there anything else that you would like to add about your experience? No
Are there any other questions that we could ask to help you communicate your experience? It's too long and repetitive.
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