David S's Experience

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Experience description:   

I would leave my body just prior to sleep could walk around or even fly around the room or walk through a wall.  The other side was somewhere else than what should be there in the real world.  Once I came through into a garden with other people.  It was very beautiful.  Months later I came to this garden in the real world.  Other times I could travel just by thinking of being some place.  I have also gone through the tunnel which was rather rough, as I came back into body with so much force that I was knocked out of bed.  I am usually aware that I am having out of body exp. and try to control what happens or i go exploring. Sometimes this is scary, sometimes very compelling.  

Any associated medications or substances with the potential to affect the experience?     Uncertain,
i used to smoke pot but these things happened with or without

Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words? No, i could recall and say what happened

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?           very alert

Was the experience dream like in any way?   no   aware of being very different from a dream

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

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            early on   fear

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?           in the tunnel a loud roaring

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

never religious figures, but sometimes have seen strange creatures not seen in this reality.  once I encountered two lions in a black void.  Got the impression they were some sort of guardians

Did you see a light?           No, not usually

Did you meet or see any other beings?          yes   other people ; gremlin types ; animals   all sorts of things

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

went to see an old girl friend  results were  unsuccessful

Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later?          Yes, time on wall clock

Did you notice how your 5 senses were working, and if so, how were they different?          No

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?   Yes, could travel by thought  as if no time/space

Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?    No

Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure?             Yes

a black void which i now think was boundary between present time and future this limbo was guarded by two lions but they only had power if i was afraid of them

Did you become aware of future events?       Yes, met people  and seen places i would later go to or people I would meet

Were you involved in or aware of a decision regarding your return to the body?       Yes

if i became frightened i would try to go back into my body

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

i can sometimes think of things then later they appear or happen  i don't know if this is related

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?       most people think i'm nuts if i tell them about this so i  usually don't say anything

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes, see above

What emotions did you experience following your experience?  wonder

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      seeing the future        being scared ##$%less

Is there anything else you would like to add concerning the experience?        the world is a very wonderful place

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?               Yes

Please offer any suggestions you may have to improve this questionnaire.    i can't think of any