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Hami A's Experience

Experience description:   

I was alone in my home and was sleeping in my bed. In the morning about 10 when I was about to wake up suddenly I found my self floating in the air above my physical body sleeping on the bed. I was shocked for the first seconds and I did not know where I was and who I was. I saw my body clearly and I heard the sound of my neighbors speaking but at the same time I heard some noise or sound from somewhere else which I did not know from where they came from. after I realized my situation and my body and found that I was out of my body the first thing came to my mind was that I was dead. I tried to touch my body but I saw that my hand pass my body and I could not to touch it. Surprisingly I was not frightened at all- despite my felling about death before the experience. I was in kind of release and told my self: " Am I dead? yes I am dead." the only thing which I was worried about was my husband and say to myself:" poor my husband. when he will come back home and will see me dead on the bed he will be so unhappy." when I was telling these things to my self I heard the voice of two person who was laughing and saying:" what is she saying? she thinks she is dead." and at that time I did not understand what happened that I found myself awake on the bed. I was so exited and frightened at the same time when I wake up. before that I did not have any fear but after I awoke I was in shocked for some hours. then when I told this to my husband, because he had lots of studies in these sort of things he explain that it was a OBE and is so wonderful. then I become interested in it and then I tried hard to do that deliberately but the mote I tried, the less I was successful. some times after that I succeed to go out of my body but hardly and had a bad feeling after that . so I quit it and now for some month I have not thought about it.

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

Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words? No      

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 clearly knew where I was and was hearing my neighbors' voices they were speaking  and I knew I was out of my body and saw it.

Was the experience dream like in any way?   at that time no. but after I was awake I thought I may have a dream.

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?     No      

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            release  wonderful and not frightening

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?           yes I heard some people were speaking and  some incomprehensible sounds like the sound of a public place where lots of people come and go and speak. but I did not see anyone.

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?    No           

Did you see a light?           No      

Did you meet or see any other beings?           Uncertain      as I said I just heard their voice and speaking but I did not see them. in one of my experience I spoke to a woman but I did not see her and I was in a kind of darkness.

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     I could see my body and my bedroom and could hear my surrounding sounds but I could not move my body or touch it. and I could not see the people were speaking

Were you involved in or aware of a decision regarding your return to the body?       No      

Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience?   Yes     I become believer and faithful to other world and existing ghosts around us which I had not believed before. and before my experience I was afraid of death but after that I believe it is not frightening at all and it is a kind of another life which may be more wonderful.

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?   Yes     I do not know why after that I became more practical in my work, education and I became more interested in improving myself in many ways. I became to love other people and my family more than before and in general I became more optimistic

How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices?       I explained about all of them in no.21 but the only one is my religion that my mind changes completely after that. I am a Muslim in my ID card but I do not believe it at all. before this experience I was afraid to confess it easily and because of my religious background and religious teaching I had in my family and country I could not admit that I do not believe in. but after that I found it easy to separate myself from religion and now I believe liberally and do not believe in any religion and believe just in human beings.

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?         Yes     # 20 #21 # 22

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes     just my husband and explained this in no 4

What emotions did you experience following your experience?  exiting  cheerful   optimistic

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      the best one was the feeling of release and floating in the air  but when I was trying to come back to my body and I could not I was worried about my husband that would find me dead

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