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Armando's Experience

Experience description:   

First of all, excuse me for the mistakes in the writing, I am Brazilian and my native language is Portuguese. 

I got home at 3:00 am, after a heavy party night. I was very very tired but could not get to sleep. By 5:30 am I was sitting on the couch and I remember closing my eyes for a second and that was when everything started. 

At first I was hovering over a section of one road that connects the city I was staying with a village called "Arraial da Ajuda" (meaning Camp Help). At first it seemed like a dream because I was hovering over a resort that was already up and running, but I knew that in reality it was still under construction. I was already on a higher level of consciousness than normal, because even then I was able to understand that what I was seeing did not match the current reality. A little further down the road, there was a small hill with a small chapel, which in reality was ruined but I was seeing a beautiful chapel in perfect condition. 

When I was hovering over the chapel I felt a strong vibration and instantly I was taken to the place where it all happened.

It was an infinite space filled with a shiny and dense fog. There was a feeling of absolute knowledge, absolute love. 

I was just a vibrant light, floating in this fog, and I felt an indescribable lightness by not having to carry my body.

There were other lights (entities) that were also floating in this fog. Some of them approached me and stood by, while others stayed briefly and left. They glowed with the same intensity that I glowed, but I felt there was a hierarchy, not a submission type hierarchy, but a hierarchy of purification or similar.

There was also a light that glowed stronger than all and I could feel it was God. He was a little farther away than the entities around me, and approaching slowly and gradually. 

Once I got there the first thing I felt is that love was everywhere. Love was everything. A feeling of happiness that words fail to describe. There is no way to explain the intensity of these feelings because there are no parameters for comparison.

Time no longer existed, I'm not saying that time had stopped or was going faster than normal, time just did not exist anymore. It is difficult (or impossible) to explain this feeling, but my life was converged in one spot, past, present and future all together and accessible in real time.

There was also a full connection with the whole universe. I had absolute knowledge about everything. 

I remember that when I received this avalanche of new feelings, I thought, "So this is it" meaning how good it was to be there, and at the same time realizing that this was what happens after death on this plane. And also remember that I looked at some facts in our plan and pondered the thought "Things that we believe are right or wrong in our plan are not necessarily right or wrong here".

At that moment, I had full understanding of what was really right or wrong, but when I got back, the understanding was lost and I just remembered that I had thought about the matter.

I also understood that our plan works like a place where all entities come to purify themselves through experiences that are lived. And that since being here, there are restrictions and limitations of understanding and contact with the upper plane. And it is a necessary rule. 

My last thought was "Wow, I could stay here forever" but when I thought about it, I remembered my children and also thought "But I have to go back because there are many things that I still have to do," and then I went strongly sucked through a tunnel that looked like a gray trachea and opened my eyes.

I was still sitting on the couch, and I jumped up startled. At the time what bothered me most was the feeling that everything had happened when I blinked my eyes. However, this seemed to have elapsed in a much longer time for everything I went through.

At the time of your experience was there an associated life-threatening event?   No 

Was the experience difficult to express in words?  Yes     All feelings, perception of time, knowledge etc.. are unique, and there is nothing like to make a comparison nor words to express such feelings.

At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness?    During all the time I was at my highest level of consciousness and alertness.

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  

Please compare your vision during the experience to your everyday vision that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience.
   There is no way to compare the vision of my everyday with the vision of my experience. Things were not seen, they were felt, perceived. I believe that each person perceives or feels the way they want, but the content seems to be the same.

Please compare your hearing during the experience to your everyday hearing that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience.
   There is no way to compare the hearing of my everyday with the hearing of my experience. Things were felt, perceived. I believe that each person perceives or feels the way they want, but the content seems to be the same.

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?   Uncertain   I have the feeling of having seen some earth's events at the time I thought "Things that we believe are right or wrong in our plan are Not Necessarily right or wrong here." However I do not remember.

What emotions did you feel during the experience?   Time did not exist. I could access the past, the present or the future at the same time, as it happened, as in movie on a DVD.

A feeling of absolute knowledge. And connected to all things in the universe. I was part of the universe while the universe itself.

Love and happiness without words to describe.  

Did you pass into or through a tunnel?   Yes   Just on my way back.

Did you see an unearthly light?   Yes   I was a light, there was some others lights like me (entities). God was the stronger light.

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 the presence of other entities and the presence of God as well.

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.)?   Yes   I felt that everyone was there. That there is no death here on earth. Some are here and everything else is there.

Did you encounter or become aware of any deceased (or alive) beings?   No   So far from my experience I did not have a relative or closest friend dead at the time. But I knew that everyone else was there.

Did you become aware of past events in your life during your experience?   Uncertain   I remember having seen all my life in one spot (past, present and future) and that this information was available, but I have not accessed, I think because I not need do this.

Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world?   A clearly mystical or unearthly realm
It was an infinite space filled with a shiny and dense fog. There was a feeling of absolute knowledge, absolute love. That seemed to be the real world and earth was just a place to learn some experience.

Did time seem to speed up or slow down?   Everything seemed to be happening at once; or time stopped or lost all meaning
Time did not exist. I could access the past, the present or the future at the same time, as it happened, as in movie on a DVD.

Did you suddenly seem to understand everything?   Everything about the universe
An absolute knowledge of everything and everyone in the universe. I not only knew everything. I was part of everything and everything was just one thing.

Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure?   No

Did you come to a border or point of no return?   I came to a definite conscious decision to "return" to life
My last thought was "Wow, I could stay here forever" but when I thought about it, I remembered my children and also thought "But I have to go back because there are many things that I still have to do", and then I was strongly sucked back through a tunnel that looked like a gray trachea.

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”)?   Yes   I was in a place and had awareness that was where would I go after my earth's experience (after what we call death).

During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness that God or a supreme being either does (or does not) exist?   Yes   Yes, I saw God and other entities.

During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness that you either did (or did not) exist prior to this lifetime?   Yes   Time did not exist. There was no before or after. Everything always existed there.

During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness that a mystical universal connection or unity/oneness either does (or does not) exist?   Yes   Yes, there is a connection between everything and all things. Even between our plan and the plan above (but in this case there are restrictions).

During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness regarding earthly life’s meaning or purpose?   Yes   Our plan works like a place where all entities come to purify themselves through experiences that are lived. And that since being here, there are restrictions and limitations of understanding and contact with the upper plane. And it is a necessary rule.

During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness regarding earthly life’s difficulties, challenges, or hardships?   Yes   Our plan works like a place where all entities come to purify themselves through experiences that are lived. And that since being here, there are restrictions and limitations of understanding and contact with the upper plane. And it is a necessary rule.

During your experience, did you encounter any specific information / awareness regarding love?   Yes   I felt love was everywhere. Love was everything. A feeling of happiness that words fail to describe. There is no way to explain the intensity of these feelings because there are no parameters for comparison.

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   not directly

Did you have a sense of knowing special knowledge or purpose?   Yes   There was no special knowledge, I just knew every thing, an absolute knowledge. I came back because I knew I have a purpose, I have some thing that needs to done.

What occurred during your experience included:   Content that was both consistent and not consistent with the beliefs you had at the time of your experience   Sense of time was different.

Intensity of feelings were different (absolute).

Just some memories were consistent as the memories I had children.

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  

Discuss any changes that might have occurred in your life after your experience:   No changes yet, I guess.

My experience directly resulted in:   Moderate 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?  
Yes   Now I have no fear of death.

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  Yes with a few people. They believe in me. But I do not think they have been influenced by this.

Did you have any knowledge of near death experience (NDE) prior to your experience?   Yes   I saw some reports on television but all different from mine.

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     

Did the questions asked and information that you provided accurately and comprehensively describe your experience?   Yes