Michel L NDE
At the time of your experience was there an associated life-threatening event? Yes, a 3-week alcoholic coma.
Was the experience difficult to express in words? No
At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness?
As I made my "trip" to the ceiling.
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 had the feeling I understood everything with calm and lucidity.
Please compare your vision during the experience to your everyday vision that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience.
Extraordinary visual field of 360°.
Please compare your hearing during the experience to your everyday hearing that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience.
In the course of my coma I perceived words, fragment of phrases, but during the experience everything was calm and restful.
Did you see or hear any earthly events that were occurring during a time that your consciousness / awareness was apart from your physical / earthly body? Yes. I saw (but can one use this word?) the hospital staff busy around my body.
What emotions did you feel during the experience? Calm, serenity, peacefulness.
Did you pass into or through a tunnel? No. I started to enter the tunnel but that was the moment I was returned to my body.
Did you see an unearthly light? Yes. White, brilliant but not at all damaging, welcoming even.
Did you seem to encounter a mystical being or presence, or hear an unidentifiable voice? 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
Did you encounter or become aware of any deceased (or alive) beings? No
Did you become aware of past events in your life during your experience? No
Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? A clearly mystical or unearthly realm. A world of peace, serenity.
Did time seem to speed up or slow down? Everything seemed to be happening at once; or time stopped or lost all meaning
Did you suddenly seem to understand everything? No
Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure? No
Did you come to a border or point of no return? No
Did scenes from the future come to you? No
During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness suggesting that there either is (or is not) continued existence after earthly life (“life after death”)? No
During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness that God or a supreme being either does (or does not) exist? No
During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness that you either did (or did not) exist prior to this lifetime? No
During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness that a mystical universal connection or unity/oneness either does (or does not) exist? No
During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness regarding earthly life’s meaning or purpose? No
During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness regarding earthly life’s difficulties, challenges, or hardships? No
During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness regarding love? No
During your experience, did you encounter any other specific information / awareness that you have not shared in other questions that is relevant to living our earthly lives? No
Did you have a sense of knowing special knowledge or purpose? No
What occurred during your experience included: Content that was entirely not consistent with the beliefs you had at the time of your experience
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
My experience directly resulted in: Slight changes in my life
Did you have any changes in your values or beliefs after the experience that occurred as a result 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. The possibility of making involuntary contact with deceased persons.
Have you ever shared this experience with others?Yes. A bit of incredulity at first.
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 at the current time? Experience was definitely real
Have your relationships changed specifically as a result of your experience? No
Have your religious beliefs/spiritual practices changed specifically as a result of your experience? No
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?
I look on life after death with a great deal of caution, and am less certain of the non-existence of a superior essence or another form of life following death.
Did the questions asked and information that you provided accurately and comprehensively describe your experience? Yes
Please offer any suggestions that you may have to improve this questionnaire. Are there any other questions that we could ask to help you communicate your experience? No. It's fine.