Adriaan's Experience

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Experience description:   

I was lying in my bed awake for around 3 hours. During this time I thought about my life and came to the conclusion, that there was nothing whatsoever I was craving for. Everything felt perfect as it was, even the greatest conflicts on this earth. A little bit after 4 o'clock at night I couldn't move any more, but was still completely awake. Then it felt as if I was drifting towards the ceiling, hovering above my body for a couple of seconds. It felt completely peaceful. When I realized that I wasn't staying in my body, I thought I was going to die. In a split of a second I was back in my body, screaming on top of my lungs in the way a baby after birth would do. I was fighting for every breath and felt glad for every beat my heart made.

Any associated medications or substances with the potential to affect the experience?     Uncertain

I had been clear of Cannabis for 2 weeks

Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words? No

At the time of this experience, was there an associated life threatening event?          No

What was your level of consciousness and alertness during the experience?           I was completely aware of everything that was going on around me.

Was the experience dream like in any way?   No, it felt more real than a dream.

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?     Yes

Hovering a a meter above my body, without seeing it

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            Peaceful, relaxed, happy

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?           It sounded as thundering next to my ears

LOCATION DESCRIPTION:  Did you recognize any familiar locations or any locations from familiar religious teachings or encounter any locations inhabited by incredible or amazing creatures?    Yes

I recognized the room I was staying in

Did you see a light?           No

Did you meet or see any other beings?           No

Did you experiment while out of the body or in another, altered state? Yes

In my following attempt to leave my body, I wanted to contact my girlfriend, who was staying in Indonesia at that time. I wanted to see her, safeguard her. When I saw she was fine, I wanted to wake her up, in order to communicate with her.

Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later?          Yes

After contacting my girlfriend in Indonesia, she woke up with the urge to send me a sms, without knowing why.

Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience?         Yes

Contacting remote persons through the power of mind. It takes too much concentration, though. This concentration can only be mustered in special circumstances.

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?   No

How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices?       There were no changes whatsoever.

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes

The main reaction was disbelief

What emotions did you experience following your experience?  Fear of dying

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      The best part was that I learned that the boundaries ruling my life had to be extended. The worst part was that I was afraid of dieing. I went to hospital, to make a check up, but all i heard was that i had been hyperventilating. Yeah right, when I am laying peacefully in my bed?!?

Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life, medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience?         No

Did the questions asked and information you provided accurately and comprehensively describe your experience?               Uncertain, Because I am talking about two experiences.