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Massoud A's Experience

Experience description:   

During sleep I woke up and saw only blackness it was like a void or something the interesting thing was that I didn't even know who am I or even what am I....it was only blackness I didn't even feel my body and even know that I had one! I heard a very pleasant feminine voice that smoothly called my name and after some moments I woke up...I were sweating all over my face and body....and shocked of what had happened....after sometime I understood that human body has some other unworldly properties rather than the physiology and anatomy I were studying as a medical student....life seems more meaningful and beautiful to me now

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


Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words? Yes     I cannot exactly describe 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?           fully aware

           
Was the experience dream like in any way?   no not at all

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?     Yes     I even didn't know in the moment of experience that I ever had a body!

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            It was strange it was like not knowing everything even what you really are

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?           yes I heard a nice woman's voice calling my name

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     at least I could see the void and hear a voice so two of five worked

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?   Yes     It was very unusual to me

Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?    Uncertain            I cannot describe it

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?                  I cannot remember

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?   Yes     I feel some other form of life exists rather than physical one

How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices?       It changed me in the way that made me happier

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

Have you shared this experience with others?         No       What emotions did you experience following your experience?        I was shocked first and then pleased

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      I cannot see any worse maybe the sense of being alien to everything...and best knowing the metaphysical aspects is

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.    it is good but try making it better every time