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Benzila E's Experience

Experience description:   

We were having a 3 day gospel crusade.  After the crusade that evening, the preacher prayed for us and said God will visit you this night. so we dispersed. I slept In a little thatched room with my younger brother on a wrapper on the floor. Then all of a sudden I was yanked out of my body.  While I was still looking at my self on the floor  , I suddenly shoot up with such an incredible speed. I was very happy beyond words .I saw my body laying down with my younger brother beside it. As I went up I also saw our the little thatched house then the compound, the village , the nearby villages . Then I stopped in mid air and came back with the same speed incredible speed and crashed into my body and jumped up and stood up. I was filled with this unspeakable joy and happiness .I  tried waking up my younger brother to tell him God has visited me but he was deep asleep. so I waited till morning and then informed the preacher of my experience,  he was quite and then he said fear not you shall not die .I was shocked,  but then I said to him pastor , If that was death then death is sweet.

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

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?    Immediately I crashed back into 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  

Please compare your vision during the experience to your everyday vision that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience.
   Normal

Please compare your hearing during the experience to your everyday hearing that you had immediately prior to the time of the experience.
   Normal

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  

What emotions did you feel during the experience?   Happiness. Unspeakable joy  

Did you pass into or through a tunnel?   No  

Did you see an unearthly light?   No  

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?   No

Did time seem to speed up or slow down?   No

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”)?   Yes   I was a 100 percent certain that even if there is no heaven or Hell ,  I live on after this body gives up. I truly can't explain it , but there is something else after this.

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 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  

Discuss any changes that might have occurred in your life after your experience:   I no longer live in the fear of death,  I know the process of dying is sweet .

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?  
No  

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  I started sharing my experience immediately with any one who cares to listen,  I also started making inquiries if there are other people with similar experience elsewhere  .they were curious.  I am great full because my experience has given them a new theory on death.

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?   Nothing

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

Are there any other questions that we could ask to help you communicate your experience?                        I think its comprehensive enough