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Michael M's Experience 2856

Experience description:   

I was in bed half asleep with lights off. The dog was whimpering in the kitchen. I felt like there was a stranger in the corner of the bedroom. I reached out for the light switch on the bedside table. When I reached out my hand went completely through the lamp and the table. I heard what sounded like a gun shot.  At once the force in the corner overwhelmed me and I was riding on a blue/ green tunnel of electricity. I was in space and it felt like I was moving at the speed of light. After my ride I was in the dark again but not on earth. I was in a place of no boundaries and there was an indescribable of infinity. I felt all that ever was and all that will ever be. I realized that I was not an individual but part of an collective energy. I had no fear and understood that time was an earthly illusion. I felt overwhelming love and peace. After my understanding I felt the stranger was beside me. I then realized I was connected to this stranger emotionally for whatever reason. Then all of the sudden I was back in my bed on earth completely awake and aware.

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 experienced all that ever was and all that will ever be. We are all the same and time did not seem to exist.

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?           Awake and completely aware.

Was the experience dream like in any way?   No

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?     Yes     I was not an individual body. I felt like I was part of a eternal force.

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            First fear of a intruder, then exhilaration, then unity, peace, love, followed by enlightenment.

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?           Heard what sounded like a gun shot.

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?           Yes     Blue/green electric tunnel of light

Did you meet or see any other beings?           Uncertain      I felt a stranger that was emotionally connected to but never saw them.

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?            Uncertain      It kind felt like I had infinite senses.

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?   Yes     Time did not exist.

Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?    Yes            We are only individuals on earth out there we all the same force. Time is an illusion.

Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure?             No       total infinity...

Did you become aware of future events?       No      

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?         No      

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?   Yes     Not afraid to die.

How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices?       I passionately told my close friends about it. They just look at me and snicker. Now they use it as a running joke.  In daily life I feel  less stressed and enlightened. I find that  I am less judge mental of others.

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?         Yes    

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes     See above.

What emotions did you experience following your experience?  enlightenment, love, compassion, empathy

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      Understanding what I never believed before. I thought OBE was  silly and were just-hallucination

Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life, medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience?         No