Gabriel G's Experience

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My interest in astral projection began in 1999. Since that time i worked hard to accomplish out-of-body-experiences. I was always very spiritual orientated. I used the common techniques to induce a OBE, but most of the time it didn't worked out. I would only feel the vibrations, chakras and sound. Only the pre-phase of and OBE, because i would always fall in panic.

But the exit has happened in 2001 with full consciousness! I lay down in my bed at night and attempted, with some techniques, to reach the vibration state. I then blacked out and some 3 hours later i woke up but my physical body was paralyzed but i felt that i still could move myself (my astral body). It was like if i was inside a shell. I then forced myself to exit. But it was very very difficult because it was like i was surrounded by elastic cords or if i was bound by magnetic means. Beside that i was very excited and at the same time i was in constant panic.. struggling to leave my physical body.

When I finally was above my physical body, but still fighting against the attraction of it, i sensed my bedroom. I could not see but in some ways i felt it like if my astral body was like water in the space of the bedroom. Then i felt the presence of two beings. I could not see them but i felt their volume. The best way i can describe them is a flying ball with wings.

Then i remembered about some topics i read in books regarding astral beings. It said that some astral beings are very helpful and one should, in most cases not be afraid. So i asked for help. The words didn't came from my mouth, there was no sound, there was no words... just intention. It was telepathic and i knew i was communicating with them. I also "heard" their speech. It was like a 1000 people talking at the same time but i didn't understand. Then they approached me and grabbed my hands. This is funny because it didn't seemed that they had hands to grab me. By grabbing my hands they pulled me in direction of a wall. But then i panic. I think because of my common sense that i would hit the wall and not pass it like in this plane of existence. So because of that i jerked back to my physical body and slowly woke up feeling very excited about what just had happened.

I think that the astral beings wanted to pull me out of the influence of my physical body, through the wall out of my bedroom.

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

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

all the experience was difficult to describe in all its details. mainly when it comes to refer about the sensory input.

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?           high level of consciousness

            Was the experience dream like in any way?   no

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

i think my astral body was a copy of my physical one in appearance.

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            ecstasy--> knowing that i am in fact out of my body

panic--> constant vibrations, like a thunder stroke. feeling too much energy.

wonder--> the astral world and the astral beings. the type of sensory input.

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?           yes

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

the "flying balls with wings"

Did you see a light?           No

Did you meet or see any other beings?           Yes

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?          Yes

there was telepathy, feeling like a balloon inflated inside a room, no sight

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?   No

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?   Yes

the belief of life after death becomes more certain.

How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices?       see things with more spirituality

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

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes, some disbelief, others wonder.

What emotions did you experience following your experience?  ecstasy and excitement

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      worst--> didn't get through the wall

best--> the beings

Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life, medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience?         Yes

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