I had been riding my motorcycle like I have done so for many years with a high level of competence. I felt very relaxed and confident as normal. Decisions when riding are part of everyday riding protocols and always I concentrate on the road and traffic conditions. On this night, however, I made a text book move and was overtaking three vehicles on an open road. The road was well lit and conditions where excellent. After I accelerated, the lead car for some unknown reason took a sharp right with no indication or warning. Since this happened while I was nearly past him, it resulted in me getting hit from the left-hand and causing me to come off under my bike.What happened next was absolute calm and a deep understanding of what had happened. In milliseconds my instincts to stay alive kicked in. I pushed away from the accident mentally and physically, thus resulting in the bike being run over and me walking away with only bruising and a broken finger.While in the midst of what seemed like an eternity of noise and pain, it was actually around 10 seconds. I felt an overwhelming calm and knowledge of what was going to happen. Initially I thought that was not too bad. Then I heard noises and felt impact and pain. My brain wanted it to end, which it did soon after. The strangest of feelings was knowing that I was not going to die and that I would get up. Blackness surrounded me, but a guidance of wellbeing was apparent. I felt some one was there to guide me through this experience.
Date NDE Occurred: 19/09/2015
At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? Yes Accident. Life threatening event, but not clinical death.
I was involved in a motorcycle accident. I was riding my motor bike and was hit by a car.
How do you consider the content of your experience? Both pleasant AND distressing
The experience included: Out of body experience
Did you feel separated from your body? Yes I felt a presence
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 I think maybe adrenaline or the pain.
At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? When it went dark
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
Time felt longer.
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. Zero
Please compare your hearing during the experience to your everyday hearing that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience. 100%
Did you seem to be aware of things going on elsewhere? Yes, but the facts have not been checked out
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? No
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? Safe
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
The experience included: Special knowledge or purpose
Did you suddenly seem to understand everything? Everything about myself or others Empathy
Did scenes from your past come back to you? No
Did scenes from the future come to you? Scenes from my personal future I knew I was not going to die.
The experience included: Boundary
Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure? Uncertain Darkness was all I could see
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? Not important to me
What was your religion prior to your experience? No comment none I'm not religious
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? No comment none I'm not religious
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 this had nothing to do with my beliefs
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 encountered a definite being, or a voice clearly of mystical or unearthly origin I felt some one.
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? Yes ive been here before
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 does not exist
Concerning our Earthly lives other than Religion:
During your experience, did you gain special knowledge or information about your purpose? Yes I felt it was not my time to go, as I help many people.
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 felt calm and safe
Did you fear death prior to your experience? I slightly feared 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 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? Yes i accepted it
Were you compassionate prior to your experience? Greatly compassionate toward others
During your experience, did you gain information about love? No
Were you compassionate after your experience? Greatly compassionate toward others
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 more 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? Yes Déjà vu and precognitive
Are there one or several parts of your experience that are especially meaningful or significant to you? The darkness felt comfortable.
Have you ever shared this experience with others? No
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 It was so vivid
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
Are there any other questions that we could ask to help you communicate your experience? None
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