At the time of attack I went completely unconscious. After some time, I experienced a vibrant feeling of traveling in an upward direction along a cool, translucent cylindrically shaped curving pathway. I was able to see thousands, maybe hundreds of thousands, of glowing candlelight shaped spots of light. I saw the lights only, with no candleholders or lanterns moving freely along outside the translucent wall of the tube in which I was traveling. Every time I would go around one of the curves, I would see a human-shaped white light, appearing and disappearing, slowly blinking, about a hundred yards in front of me. It was traveling at the same speed I was. I was beginning to be more fully aware of my surroundings and myself. I began to thoroughly enjoy my moving environment. I was feeling wonderful; my senses were keen and my comprehension instantaneous. Suddenly the realization of what was happening hit me, and I became overwhelmed with fear. I remembered my family, my kids and my dependents. I meditated briefly on this. I cried to God, 'Help me! My kids will become orphans, and I will not be able to accomplish my life-goals!' Suddenly my travelling stopped. The human-like shape that had been travelling in front of me came back and started smiling at me. Then I again fell unconscious, or into a semi-trance, for some time. At some point, I started observing myself drifting slowly down towards my body where it had fallen unconscious into a drain-like area next to the highway, and all the feelings of traveling and being surround by glowing whiteness disappeared. Then I had this feeling that somebody had held (the earthly) me upside down and blinded me and that my head was bloody and surrounded by bees and mosquitoes. I saw nothing but blackness for a moment, and then suddenly I was again inside my own body and feeling a lot of pain. I lay there suffering for some time until a passer-by stopped his vehicle and brought me to the hospital. I was given stitches in two areas, underwent major surgery, and for a few more months I continued to have a lot of pain in my spine. I wanted to share my experience someday, but it wasn't until recently that I found out about this site. What I have described is only a tiny part of what I experienced, particularly about the immense pleasure I felt before I decided that I must return.
Date NDE Occurred: 05-08-2005
At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? Yes 'Life threatening event, but not clinical death'
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 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 Certainly different. It is like multi-layered vision: I can see the path's surroundings, and in front, the traveling human-like shape, and the earth underneath the translucent path, and at a time apart from my thoughts and prayer to almighty.
At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? While travelling
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
Please compare your vision during the experience to your everyday vision that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. Incredibly more vivid
Please compare your hearing during the experience to your everyday hearing that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. Extra ordinary high.
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? Uncertain I cannot say it is a tunnel, but a tube-path surrounded be a translucent white area where a wall would be, but not firm, like a wall.
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? A light clearly of mystical or other-worldly origin
Did you see an unearthly light? Uncertain Glowing with mild lighting where a source is not visible.
Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? Some unfamiliar and strange place
What emotions did you feel during the experience? Super surprise and little fear.
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 no longer in conflict with nature
Did you suddenly seem to understand everything? Everything about the universe
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? Greatly important to me
What was your religion prior to your experience? Hindu MY FAITH IS TOWARDS ALMIGHTY POWER WHO IS ADMINISTRATING THE WORLD IRRESPECTIVE OF RELIGION
Have your religious practices changed since your experience? No I was a strong believer in the Almighty God both before and after this episode.
What importance do you place on your religious/spiritual life after your experience? Greatly important to me
What is your religion now? Hindu MY FAITH IS TOWARDS ALMIGHTY POWER WHO IS ADMINISTRATING THE WORLD IRRESPECTIVE OF RELIGION
Did your experience include features consistent with your earthly beliefs? Content that was entirely consistent with the beliefs you had at the time of your experience no
Did you have a change in your values and beliefs because of your experience? Yes
Did you seem to encounter a mystical being or presence, or hear an unidentifiable voice? No No voice. Some sounds of a tinkling-like thing. At the end, I witnessed a smile from the human-like shape.
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? Yes
Did you believe in the existence of God prior to your experience? God definitely exists
During your experience, did you gain information about the existence of God? Uncertain Can not express
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 possibly meaningful and significant
During your experience, did you gain information about the meaning of life? Yes
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 do not fear death
Were you fearful living your life prior to your experience? Greatly 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 not meaningful and significant
Did you gain information about how to live our lives? Yes
During your experience, did you gain information about life's difficulties, challenges and hardships? Yes
Were you compassionate prior to your experience? Moderately compassionate toward others
During your experience, did you gain information about love? Yes
Were you compassionate after your experience? Greatly compassionate toward others
What life changes occurred in your life after your experience? Large changes in my life I sometimes have a cool mind in regard to intuitions. I am able to foresee much and can predict a few things that are going to happen. Accordingly, I alert people that are concerned about upcoming events, either good or bad. I've proved 95% succession rate. I do feel that I am not able to transform my predictions into reality or comparison or explainable statements. Large changes in my life.
Have your relationships changed specifically because of your experience? Yes Yes I started loving more; and hate-filled, revenge-type thoughts completely vanished.
After the NDE:
Was the experience difficult to express in words? Yes
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 no
Do you have any psychic, non-ordinary or other special gifts after your experience that you did not have before the experience? Yes I get thoughts of upcoming good/bad events.
Are there one or several parts of your experience that are especially meaningful or significant to you? When I prayed with super confidence, maybe my soul had been traveling to other worlds and was stopped by 'X' who listened to my prayers and brought my soul back to my earthly body.
Have you ever shared this experience with others? Yes With my wife and few friends.
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
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
Is there anything else that you would like to add about your experience? Whenever we think we know things for sure, that shows our ignorance. There is vast, limitless activity going on, way beyond our ability to imagine.
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