When I was 5 years old, I went out of the house to play. There was a ditch there, that I fell into, but while I was falling, the edge of the hole hit my belly hard. I didn’t feel anything; I just saw darkness. My uncle noticed what happened and rushed to the street and carried me back to the home. I could sense all that was happening but I could not open my eyes and only could hear the sounds. All the family were in distress and worried and some were crying. As soon as my uncle laid me down on the floor (at home), my soul left my body. I could see myself lying down on the ground with very pale look and my family and relatives had gathered around me. I could not hear their voices anymore and time was passing very slowly. I was also looking at the light bulbs from the ceiling level and their light seemed much brighter. Interestingly I used to have weak vision in life but here I could see everything clearly without glasses. My uncle was trying to resuscitate me and gave me mouth-to-mouth. After a few seconds, I felt that I was pulled down very hard to my body from the top. I even passed through my uncle’s body. I got up. Even though I was very little, the image and memory of those moments are clear in my mind. That moment was very pleasant and beautiful and I am willing to experience that again. Now I feel that I have the responsibility to share that memory with others.
Date NDE Occurred: 2002
At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? Yes ضربه به دیافراگم و ایست تنفسی Clinical death (cessation of breathing or heart function or brain function)
I fell into a ditch and my chest hit the edge of the ditch. I didn’t notice anything afterwards, only everything went dark.
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? Yes I could see the relatives who had circled around me and could feel their distress, but could not hear any sounds.
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 I can remember the details of that day very clearly. I can even remember what clothes the people were wearing and where each of them was, relative to my body. It was 9:37. Of course, I was a kid and could not read the time, but remember the position of each clock hand.
At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? I was on the highest level of consciousness, and can remember all the details of that accident.
Were your thoughts speeded up? No
Did time seem to speed up or slow down? Time seemed to go faster or slower than usual
Time was going slower and I could see the clock hands moving slower than usual.
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. I had weak vision and had to use glasses from a very early age, but that day I could see everything very clearly without eyeglasses.
Please compare your hearing during the experience to your everyday hearing that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. At the beginning I could not see, but only could hear the sounds. Once I exited my body, this reversed.
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
Did you see, or feel surrounded by, a brilliant light? An unusually bright light
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 was feeling joy and happiness, but could not figure out why I was floating like that.
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? No
Did you suddenly seem to understand everything? Everything about myself or others I could feel other people’s feelings towards me and could understand how sad and distressed they were.
Did scenes from your past come back to you? No
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? Unknown
What was your religion prior to your experience? Muslim
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? Muslim
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 I thought that somebody from another world would come to welcome the dying, and take them; I mean the death angel. But I didn’t see such a thing.
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? No
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? Unknown
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? Unknown
Do you believe in an afterlife after your experience? An afterlife definitely exists No
Did you fear death prior to your experience? Unknown
Do you fear death after your experience? I do not 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 after your experience? Are possibly 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? Moderately compassionate toward others
What life changes occurred in your life after your experience? Unknown
Have your relationships changed specifically because of your experience? No
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 as accurately as other life events that occurred around the time of the experience. I don’t remember anything a few hours before the accident or after it. But I remember the details moments before the accident and the accident itself.
Do you have any psychic, non-ordinary or other special gifts after your experience that you did not have before the experience? Uncertain I can feel some big earthquakes before they happen.
Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes About 10 years later, I shared the story with my mom who wasn’t present there at the time. She realized why my uncle’s wife was crying that day.
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 definately not real Of course, because I was a kid I didn’t share what I had seen with others and forgot it all shortly after, but 10 years later, I suddenly remembered it.
What do you believe about the reality of your experience now? Experience was definately not real After asking those who witnessed there, I realized that the accident had certainly happened.
At any time in your life, has anything ever reproduced any part of the experience? No
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