Vishnu V Probable NDE

Experience Description

Honestly, I have a really poor memory. As far as I remember, I had a small argument with my mother. I was frustrated by not being heard by anyone. I went into the bathroom, took my towel and rolled it. I pulled as hard as I could. Without even bothering about my losing or fluctuating breath I held the towel tight and firm. When I regained consciousness, I was resting my head beside the toilet seat. The water dripping from the tap beside it awakened me. I strongly believe I heard someone speak to me. I don't remember what he spoke or what I heard; but I was sure. He had a firm voice of an average man in his mid-40s, he had a high base: the voice still rings in my ears but the words unclear.

Background Information:

Gender: Male

Date NDE Occurred: I don't really remember the date. it happened when I was in my sixth class

NDE Elements:

At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? No Suicide attempt Other: Fell unconscious for about 15 min. When I woke up due to water sprinkling from a leaking tap.

How do you consider the content of your experience? Both pleasant AND distressing

Did you feel separated from your body? Yes As stated, I could hear a man saying something to me. 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? More consciousness and alertness than normal When I awoke. I could hear every detail in the bathroom or surrounding sounds very clearly. It was as if I woke up from a hundred years of sleep.

Were your thoughts speeded up? Faster than usual

Did time seem to speed up or slow down? Time seemed to go faster or 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. Immediately after that, my mind took some time to analyze or understand what had happened and how I came to that particular position: I was lying on the floor.

Please compare your hearing during the experience to your everyday hearing that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. My ears were damn sharp for a while, but not very long.

Did you seem to be aware of things going on elsewhere? No

Did you pass into or through a tunnel? Uncertain I don't remember anything like that.

Did you see any beings in your experience? I sensed their presence

Did you encounter or become aware of any deceased (or alive) beings? Uncertain I heard a man but couldn't recognize him.

Did you see, or feel surrounded by, a brilliant light? An unusually bright light

Did you see an unearthly light? Uncertain I think I may have seen it, but don't trust me in this.

Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? No I don't remember.

What emotions did you feel during the experience? I felt as if I woke up from a deep sleep.

Did you have a feeling of peace or pleasantness? Relief or calmness

Did you have a feeling of joy? No

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

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? I came to a barrier that I was not permitted to cross; or was sent back against my will

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? Hindu I was a sceptical person about god at that age I used to treat god as an imaginary friend.

Have your religious practices changed since your experience? No

What importance do you place on your religious/spiritual life after your experience? Not important to me

What is your religion now? Hindu Now I believe god as a form of energy.which is divided into 3 forms 1) creation(bramha) 2) maintenance(vishnu) 3) destroyer(maheshwara) All form of energy personified by giving names which are felt relevent by some logics followed by our ancistors.

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 As far as I think I remember.

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? I heard a voice I could not identify I heard some man talking to me.

Did you see deceased or religious spirits? I sensed their presence

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.)? Uncertain I dint recognise that voice of his.

During your experience, did you gain information about premortal existence? Uncertain Dont remember

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? Uncertain I dont remember

Do you believe in the existence of God after your experience? I am uncertain if God 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 probably exists Uncertain I think thag is what I heard.or he convinced me to go back.

Did you fear death prior to your experience? I did not fear 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 prior to your experience? Are meaningful and significant

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? Uncertain I think that is the thing he wanted me to convince.

Were you compassionate prior to your experience? Greatly compassionate toward others

During your experience, did you gain information about love? Uncertain Dont remember

Were you compassionate after your experience? Greatly compassionate toward others

What life changes occurred in your life after your experience? No changes in my life No changes in my life.

Have your relationships changed specifically because of your experience? No No

After the NDE:


Was the experience difficult to express in words? Yes As I couldn't recall it completely there are way more things I think I had experienced at that time.

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 less accurately than other life events that occurred around the time of the experience

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 I told my mom something around 4 years after the incident and she scolded me for doing such a stupid act.

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 I just know it's 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? Uncertain I don't know.