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Monica B's Experience

Experience description:   

That day I had a pain in my knee, so when I went to bed I decided to do Reiki on my knee. I was in a fetal position and I do not know how long I was doing the Reiki. It seemed to me that I was awake the whole time, but I think I was in that middle state, between awake and sleep.

Suddenly my body started feeling like a liquid Jell-O and I felt like some kind of force was pulling me out through my back. I remember that I was fighting that for a long time, but it just kept getting stronger, and the Jell-O feeling was getting stronger also. Suddenly, I felt like I was falling to the floor. In that moment my first impression was that I really fell down, meaning with my body. So, thinking my body fell,  I went to get up, but to my surprise I saw my body laying in bed. I was not scared at all, and I remember thinking OH! I am out of my body how cool!! I then saw my brother sleeping in his bed in a fetal position. I could not see darkness or light. It is like that concept does not exist in that state. Because I knew that I was out of my body I wanted to go and do things. I then walked towards the wall and thought about the possibility of walking through it. So, to see if this was possible, I reached my arms through it, and it worked! I thought it was really cool and it felt like I reached through a wall of water. Then I put my head through a part that had a closet on the other side, and I saw the things inside it.

I then walked towards the door and I wondered if it was possible to touch the door and open it. I think now that I had to focus then on that idea and doing so, it worked... I opened it. Then I walk towards my parent's room and I saw them sleeping, but suddenly I saw my mom sit up and she told me that I should not be doing that. In that moment I went immediately back to my body, opened my eyes and noticed my heart was beating like crazy.

I was so surprised by the experience that I had to see if my brother was in the position that I saw him in, and he was!  Then I knew that I was truly out of my body.

Any associated medications or substances with the potential to affect the experience?     Uncertain            I was doing reiki in my knee

Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words? Uncertain      the only thing hard to communicate was to let people know that it was very real.

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?           like every day consciousness

            Was the experience dream like in any way?   no

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?     Yes     I think I saw me as normal body

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            curiosity, tranquility, desire of exploring

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?           no sound

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     I was at home and I saw it just like in normal life.

Did you see a light?           No      

Did you meet or see any other beings?           Uncertain      I saw my mom, this is the curious part, because I entered her room and I saw them sleeping, but suddenly I saw my mom sitting up and saying to me I should not do that and in that moment I came back to my body

Did you experiment while out of the body or in another, altered state? Yes    

I try walking through the wall, so I reached my arms through it and it worked. The wall felt like a wall of water, it felt nice to be able to do that. I also poke my head inside a closet through the wall and I saw the things in it, and I try moving the bedroom door, I knew that I was out of my body and that moving the door would be hard, but I put my focus on moving it and I did.

Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later?          Yes     when I went out of my body, first I saw my body and then I look at my brother that was sleeping in his bed in a fetal position, later when I came to my body, that was the first thing I did, to look at my brother and see if he was in that position, he was exactly how I saw him, and in that moment I was so amaze of realizing that I did was out of my body

Did you notice how your 5 senses were working, and if so, how were they different?          Uncertain            the only thing I can think is that even though the house was dark because it was night time when I was out of my body was not dark but it was not bright, it is hard to describe

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?   Uncertain      no time

Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?    No      

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?       Yes     Like I said before, I saw my mom telling me to not do that and I instantaneously went back to my body, I open my eyes, and my heart was beating like crazy.

Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience?         Yes     I think I could feel easily my aura, I start having awareness of my real me (the spirit) and I start having the experience of waking up but my body was sleep, I think is call the Hypnologic state, I still have it.

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?   Yes     I definitely knew that we are not just this body.

How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices?       I am more interested in living an spiritual life.

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?         Uncertain      I guess it change me in the way that from that moment on I knew that it was possible and real to go out of my body and I like very much that idea.

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes     the next day I told my mom, But I do not remember her reaction

What emotions did you experience following your experience?  I was happy that I had that experience

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      The best was to know that I was out of my body, and that I could do anything I want it, the worst was when I saw my mom telling me to go back

Is there anything else you would like to add concerning the experience?        I knew about out of body since I was 11 because I had a girl friend that told me about her aunt doing it and going to specific places, so I was very curious to know how to do it, I never try, but 3 year latter it happen, that is way I was so happy with the experience.

Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life, medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience?         Yes     For some time I try to induce the  OBE with techniques, and I think I had some but nothing like that one......jet.

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