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Debashis DM's Experience

Experience description:   

I was in deep meditation with an image of a spiritual being in front of me. then I thought of cutting the image. suddenly after mentally dividing the image into two halves I felt as if hurled into space. then suddenly the space narrowed down and I was moving with extreme rapidity through a tunnel towards a bright source of light. but before I could reach that destination, I felt my body give a violent jerk and I woke up from meditation. one thing for sure I was not dreaming. after that whenever I sat in mediation I felt as if my body is floating in space, the boundaries defining my body dissolving. the experiencing was joyful and I felt tremendous pleasure after the experiencing.

Any associated medications or substances with the potential to affect the experience? No     

Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words?          Yes   

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 in meditation. I could hear some sounds but was more or less in trance

Was the experience dream like in any way?  no it was not dream. when I woke up I didn't feel like I woke from a sleep. a few times I felt asleep during meditation and saw strange dreams but this was different.

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?          Uncertain     I felt as if I am on the verge of separation but never did actually

What emotions did you feel during the experience?          happiness and bliss

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?          no

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?        Uncertain     no but later I felt in seemed as if similar to near death experience though I was perfectly ok during that time

Did you see a light?         Yes   

Did you meet or see any other beings?         No     

Did you experiment while out of the body or in another, altered state? No     

Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later?         No     

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?         
Uncertain     I felt as if space and then it contracted to a tunnel but cant tell anything more

Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?     Yes    I felt as if coming face to face with god or some supernatural force

Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure?           No     

Did you become aware of future events?      No     

Were you involved in or aware of a decision regarding your return to the body?          Uncertain     the journey and I suddenly felt I am back I my room with a violent jerk

Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience?           No     

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?          Yes    my faith in supernatural increased to some extent

How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices?       I have become more religious and the I become more interested in treating paranormal activities scientifically

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?       No     

Have you shared this experience with others?        Yes    I spoke to my mom who said I was dreaming. then I spoke to a friend of mine who is a monk. he said it was a part of yogic experiences.

What emotions did you experience following your experience?  extreme bliss

What was the best and worst part of your experience?    the best part was moving at high speed towards the light source. the worst part is coming back. I felt I was denied of some extreme happiness

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