Experience Description

When I blacked out in hospital I then heard a voice saying he has gone. I then felt no pain. After some seconds, I felt weightless and was floating. I then heard a voice calling me saying, ‘Peter.’ Then she called me again a bit louder. I asked her ‘Is this it? Is this what happens next? She then said to me, ‘You can come with me now Peter. Everything is going to be fine.’ I looked for where the voice was coming from. Then there was a great white light in front of me. She then called me again saying, ‘Peter everything is going to be fine, you can come with me now.’ I then said, ‘No I have to go back.’ She said, ‘Why do you have to go back?’ I said, ‘My wife was on her own.’ She said, ‘Then it's fine, she will be okay. Don't worry.’ I said, ‘No, I have to go back. She is on her own and she needs me.’ Then the light faded. I was coming around and came back to consciousness.

Background Information:

Gender: Male

Date NDE Occurred: 12/3/2013

NDE Elements:

At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? Yes I had a heavy nose bleed, went to the hospital and passed out

How do you consider the content of your experience? Mixed

The experience included: Out of body experience

Did you feel separated from your body? Yes I could just see myself hovering over my body.

At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? Completely out cold.

Did time seem to speed up or slow down? Everything seemed to be happening at once; or time stopped or lost all meaning It was as though I was in a tunnel of light.

Did you pass into or through a tunnel? No

The experience included: Presence of deceased persons

Did you encounter or become aware of any deceased (or alive) beings? No Just the voice that was calling me. I've heard it before. Somebody from my past.

The experience included: Light

Did you see an unearthly light? Yes Just everything around me was a bright light.

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

What emotions did you feel during the experience? Complete calmness.

Did you suddenly seem to understand everything? No

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? I came to a barrier that I was not permitted to cross; or was sent back against my will I said I wanted to go back. My wife was on her own and needed me.

God, Spiritual and Religion:

What is your religion now? Conservative/fundamentalist

Did you have a change in your values and beliefs because of your experience? Yes I now believe there is life after death.

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

Are there one or several parts of your experience that are especially meaningful or significant to you? There was no pain, as though I was in Limbo.

Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes They just laughed.

Is there anything else that you would like to add about your experience? No.

Did the questions asked and information that you provided accurately and comprehensively describe your experience? Uncertain