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Nicolas M's Experience

Experience description:   

My experience happened while I was asleep. I found myself in an absolute darkness, when a light appeared. It looked like the end of a tunnel, and just next to the light there was a being of light. What struck me most was the extraordinary feeling of wellbeing. I had never felt such a state of happiness and fulfilment, whose origin was this light and this being. The being of light extended its arm towards the light, as if he (or she) was inviting me to go towards the light, but I did not go there. I withdrew, until I could not longer see it at all, and found myself back in my house, but outside my body, in a room underneath my bedroom. Then I went back up through the ceiling and returned to my body. When I was back inside my body it felt like being in a vise, my body compressed on every side. Then I woke up with a pain in my chest.

Mon expérience a eu lieu pendant mon sommeil. Je me trouvais dans l'obscurité la plus totale quand une lumière est apparue, elle ressemblait à la sortie d'un tunnel, et juste à côté de la lumière, il y avait un être de lumière. Ce qui m'a le plus marqué, c'est l'extraordinaire sensation de bien être. Jamais je n'avais ressenti un état de bonheur et de plénitude, qui émanait de cette lumière et de cette être. L'être de lumière tendait le bras vers cette lumière, comme si il(ou elle) me proposait de me diriger vers cette lumière, mais je n'y suis pas allé. Je m'en suis éloigné jusqu'à ce que je ne la vois plus du tout et je me suis retrouvé dans ma maison mais hors de mon corps dans une pièce située en dessous de ma chambre. Ensuite je suis remonté en traversant le plafond et en revenant à l'intérieur de mon corps. Quand je suis rentré à l'intérieur de mon corps, j'avais l'impression d'être pris dans un étau, que mon corps était comprimé de toute part. Ensuite je me suis réveillé avec une douleur au niveau de la poitrine.

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

At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? J'étais parfaitement lucide pendant toute l'expérience.

I was perfectly lucid throughout the experience.

How did your highest level of consciousness and alertness during the experience compare to your normal every day consciousness and alertness? Normal consciousness and alertness. J'étais parfaitement lucide pendant toute l'expérience.

Normal consciousness and alertness. I was perfectly lucid throughout the experience.

Did your vision differ in any way from your normal, everyday vision (in any aspect, such as clarity, field of vision, colors, brightness, depth perception degree of solidness/transparency of objects, etc.)? Yes La luminosité était un peu plus faible.

Yes, the light-level was slightly lower.

Did your hearing differ in any way from your normal, everyday hearing (in any aspect, such as clarity, ability to recognize source of sound, pitch, loudness, etc.)? No

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

What emotions did you feel during the experience? Etat de bonheur intense, un rayonnement d'amour extraordinaire.

A state of intense happiness, a raying-out of extraordinary love.

Did you pass into or through a tunnel or enclosure? Yes

Did you see a light? Yes

Did you meet or see any other beings? Yes J'ai rencontré un être de lumière qui m'a clairement proposer de pénétrer dans la lumière en tendant le bras vers celle-ci. I avait une silhouette humaine mais je n'ai vu aucun détail, il n'avait l'air constitué que de lumière.

Yes, I met a being of light who clearly invited me to enter into the light with a gesture towards it. It had a human silhouette but I did not see any detail, it seemed to be made up just of light.

Did you experience a review of past events in your life? No

Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later? No

Did you see or visit any beautiful or otherwise distinctive locations, levels or dimensions? No

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

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

Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience you did not have prior to the experience? No

Have you shared this experience with others? Yes Quelques jours se sont écoulés, les personnes à qui j'ai raconté mon expérience n'ont pas eu de réactions particulières.

Yes, a few days later. The people I told of my experience did not have any special reaction.

Did you have any knowledge of near death experience (NDE) prior to your experience? Yes J'avais vaguement entendu parler des EMI il y a très longtemps avant mon expérience. Je ne me suis jamais intéressé à ce sujet, donc je ne pense pas que le fait d'en avoir déjà eu quelque peu connaissance ait influencé mon expérience.

Yes. I had vaguely heard about NDEs a long time before my experience. I never took any interest in the subject, so I do not think that the fact of  already having some little knowledge would have influenced my experience.

How did you view the reality of your experience shortly (days to weeks) after it happened? Experience was definitely real La réalité de mon expérience se fonde sur la sensation extraordinaire de bonheur et d'amour que j'ai ressenti. Je n'avais jamais ressenti ça auparavant. Et l'apparition de cet être de lumière m'a profondément marqué.

Experience was definitely real. The reality of the experience is based on the extraordinary feeling of happiness and love which I felt. I had never felt that before. And the appearance of the being of light impressed me deeply.

How do you currently view the reality of your experience? Experience was definitely real

Have your relationships changed specifically as a result of your experience? No

Have your religious beliefs/practices changed specifically as a result of your experience? No

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 so far accurately and comprehensively describe your experience?