At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? Yes Accident Life threatening event, but not clinical death . While riding my bicycle in the evening I was struck from behind, to this day I do not know by what. I flew a few yards and fell face first on the pavement. Unconscious I saw myself from above on the other side of the road. Thrown out on the pavement for a time several cars passed by did not stop. Finally an older couple did stop. I saw them stand over me and then the older man kneeled down to look for my wallet. When he grab my wallet, I then grab his hand. I was then in my body semi-conscious and in much pain.
How do you consider the content of your experience? Wonderful
The experience included: Out of body experience
Did you feel separated from your body? Yes 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? More consciousness and alertness than normal As above.
At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? This would be when I was looking down upon myself from the other side of the road. I remember it being as if floating and seeing myself on a angle.
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
Did your vision differ in any way from normal? A very far whiteness.
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? Uncertain I saw fluffy cloud like whiteness far away.
Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? No
What emotions did you feel during the experience? At the time I could not comprehend the experience.
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
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 NONE
Have your religious practices changed since your experience? Uncertain
What is your religion now? Moderate NONE
Did you have a change in your values and beliefs because of your experience? Uncertain
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? Yes
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? Before the accident I was very angry, afterwards I was very peaceful.
Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes I was several after this experience that I had mention this to someone. That someone was my wife she didn't believe me.
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. It was a very calming experience.
What do you believe about the reality of your experience now? Experience was definitely real.
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? Maybe it would be a good idea to provide a space for attachments, maybe some people would like to include a voice recording.