Carolle S's NDE
I was with my
Aunt in the Pacific Ocean. I was on an inner tube and she was pushing me out
until the water came to her neck. When she went to turn around and head back to
shore, a wave picked up the tube and dumped me to the bottom. She kept reaching
for me but couldn't find me. I just sat on the bottom and my short life started
going before my eyes. Birthday parties, Christmas...mostly good memories, I
don't remember any bad memories at that time. My Aunt finally found me and when
she touched me the memories stopped. She pulled me up by my hair and she was
Any associated medications or substances with the potential to affect the experience? No
Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words? Yes
At the time I was only six and had never experienced or heard of anything like this happening. Everyone around me was upset and frightened and I didn't tell anyone at the time what had happened.
At the time of this experience, was there an associated life threatening event? Yes
What was your level of consciousness and alertness during the experience? I was very alert and conscious the whole time.
Was the experience dream like in any way? Yes, in that time was slower and distorted
Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body? Yes
I could see myself from above and a little behind. So I was looking at the crown of my head and watching my hair float around.
Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises? I remember a roaring sound, but at the time I thought it was the ocean.
Did you pass into or through a tunnel or enclosure? Yes
Describe: The tunnel came before me when the memories were coming to an end. At that time my Aunt reached me and I didn't enter the tunnel, but I saw it. BTW the memories were in chronological sequence, so I knew when they were going to stop because they were getting closer to that day.
Did you see a light? Yes
The light was in the tunnel and was very bright, warm and inviting
Did you meet or see any other beings? No
Did you experience a review of past events in your life? Yes
Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later? No
Did you see or visit any beautiful or otherwise distinctive locations, levels or dimensions? No
Did you have any sense of altered space or time? Yes
Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose? Yes
Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure? No
Did you become aware of future events? No
Were you involved in or aware of a decision regarding your return to the body? No
Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience? Yes
Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience? Yes
Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience? Yes
Have you shared this experience with others? Yes
Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life, medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience? Yes
Did the questions asked and information you provided accurately and comprehensively describe your experience? Yes